Samsung Galaxy Tab E (8.0) - 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 until the Samsung Galaxy Tab E screen appears then release.
    Power button
  2. From the Welcome screen, select the appropriate language then tap NEXT.
    Note Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
  3. If presented with the Verify your account screen, sign in with the Google account that was previously synced on the device, tap NEXT then tap No.
  4. If presented with the Tablet activation screen, tap NEXT or tap ACTIVATE NOW (if available).
    Note If prompted, enter the Account PIN.
    Note If activating a new device, ensure the old device is powered off and allow several minutes for the deactivation of the old device to complete.
  5. From the Set up Wi-Fi screen, select and connect to the desired network or tap SKIP (lower-right).
  6. From the Google Sign in screen, tap SKIP > SKIP.
  7. From the Name screen, enter a name then tap NEXT.
  8. From the Lock type screen, select Not now.
  9. From the Google services screen, select any of the following to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap NEXT (scroll to the bottom).
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    • Use Google's location service to help apps
    • Improve location accuracy
    • Help improve your Android experience
  10. From the Email setup screen, tap SKIP (lower-right).
  11. Tap DONE (lower-right).
  12. From the Samsung account screen, tap SKIP.

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