Lenovo tab 4 8 PLUS - 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 Lenovo screen appears then release.
    Device with emphasis on power button
  2. From the 'Hi there' screen, select the appropriate language then tap START.
    Start screen
  3. From the 'Tablet Activation' screen, tap NEXT.
    Note If prompted, enter the account PIN then follow the onscreen prompts (see Account PIN FAQs for additional info).
    Note If activating a new tablet on an existing phone number, ensure the old device is powered off.
    Activation screen
  4. From the 'Connect to Wi-Fi' screen, select a network then enter the password.
    Note If you choose 'SKIP', you can add Wi-Fi networks after setup is complete.
    Wi-Fi connection screen
  5. From the 'Copy apps & data' screen, tap Set up as new.
    Note If you want to restore from a previous backup, tap 'Copy your data' and follow the on-screen instructions.
    Copy apps & data screen
  6. Sign in to your existing Google™ account or create a new one.
    Note If you choose 'Skip', you can add a Google account after setup is complete.
    Google sign-in screen
  7. From the 'Name' screen, enter your name then tap NEXT.
    Note This screen only appears if Google sign-in or account creation was skipped.
    Device name screen
  8. From the 'Welcome' screen, tap I agree.
    Note Tap the appropriate links to view the Google / Google Play Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
    Google terms & conditions screen
  9. From the 'Unlock with fingerprint' screen, tap NEXT to add fingerprints.
    Note If you choose 'SKIP', you can set up fingerprint recognition after setup is complete.
    Set up fingerprints
  10. From the 'Protect your tablet' screen, select an option.
    Note If you choose 'Not now', you can set up a screen lock after setup is complete.
    Set up screen lock
  11. From the 'Google services' screen, select any of the preferred options to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap ACCEPT.
    Google Services screen
  12. From the 'Anything else?' screen, tap DONE FOR NOW to continue.
    Note Select either of the options to set up additional email accounts or lock screen notifications.
    Note If you choose 'NO THANKS', you can add email accounts or set up lock screen notifications after setup is complete.
    Add email account or set up lock screen notifications
  13. From the 'Ready to Go!' screen, tap GOT IT! to complete setup.
    Note Tap the My Verizon or Verizon Cloud icon(s) to set up the respective applications. These can also be configured after setup is complete.
    Setup complete