Activate / Set Up Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® S 10.5

If you are upgrading your existing Verizon device, follow these steps to activate before proceeding with the instructions below.

Caution To avoid potential issues, review the following:


  1. If powered off, press and hold the Power button (located on the top-left edge) until the Samsung logo appears then release.
  2. Tap the appropriate language then tap Next (located in the lower-right).
    Note Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
  3. From the Setup Wizard screen, tap Next.
  4. From the Set up Wi-Fi screen, tap Skip.
    Note Once setup is complete, a Wi-Fi network can be added.
  5. From the Email setup screen, tap Skip.
  6. From the Got Google screen, navigate: No > Not now.
  7. From the 'This tablet belongs to..' screen, enter First name then tap the Next icon Next arrow (located on the right).
  8. Enter Last name then tap the Next icon Next arrow.
  9. Tap Done.
  10. From the Samsung account screen, tap Skip.
    Note To add an account after initial setup, from a Home screen navigate: Apps > Settings > Accounts > Add account > Samsung account.


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