Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (2015) - Activate / Set Up Device

If you need to transfer contacts and media from one device to another, follow these step-by-step instructions before activating the new device.

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 Add your account screen, tap Skip.
  4. On the Skip account setup? screen, tap Skip.
    Note The Google account can be set up by navigating: Apps > Settings > Accounts > Add account > Google
  5. On the Google services screen, tap Next.
  6. On the name screen, enter your first and last name, tap Done, then tap Next.
  7. On the Protect your tablet screen, tap No, thank you then tap Skip.
  8. On the warning screen, tap Skip Anyway.
    Note You can set your screen lock by navigating to: Apps > Settings > Lock screen and security > Screen lock type.
  9. On the Tablet activation screen, tap Next.
  10. From the Set up Wi-Fi screen, tap Skip.
    Note Once setup is complete, a Wi-Fi network can be added.
  11. From the Set up email screen, tap Skip.
  12. From the Setup Wizard summary screen, tap Done (located in the lower-right).
  13. From the Samsung account screen, tap Skip.
    Note Samsung account setup can be resumed by navigating from a home screen to: Apps > Settings > Accounts > Add account > Samsung account.

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