Accounts (e.g., Gmail, email, etc.) should be set up after activating the device (see Related Topics).
If powered off, press and hold the Power button until the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 screen appears then release.
From the Welcome screen, select the appropriate language then tap Start (center of the screen).
Allow several seconds for activation to complete.
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.
If presented with the Tablet Activation screen, tap NEXT or tap ACTIVATE NOW (if available).
If prompted, enter the last 4 digits of the account owner's social security number or the billing password.
If activating a new phone, ensure the old phone is powered off and allow several minutes for the deactivation of the old phone to complete.
From the Set up Wi-Fi screen, tap SKIP (lower-right).
From the Add your Account (Google) screen, tap SKIP > SKIP.
From the Name screen, enter your name then tap NEXT.
From the Protect your tablet screen, select No, thank you then tap SKIP > SKIP ANYWAY.
From the Google services screen, select any of the following to turn on or off then tap AGREE to continue.
Enabled when a check mark is present.
Use Google's location service to help apps
Improve location accuracy
Help improve your Android experience
From the Email setup screen, tap SKIP (lower-right).
From the Personalize your tablet screen, tap SKIP.
From the Ready to go screen, tap GOT IT (lower-right).