opens Home. if you're viewing a left or right Home
screen, opens the central Home screen. To open
Google Now, swipe up. Google Now gives just what
you need to know, right when you need it.
opens a list of thumbnail images of apps you've
worked with recently. To open an app, touch it. To re-
move a thumbnail from the list, swipe it left or right.
After a short time without getting used, these buttons may shrink
to dots or fade away, depending on the current app. To bring them
back, touch their location.
on the All Apps screen available from the Favorites
tray, notice the settings icon. This brings you to the
settings screens for your tablet, where you can ad-
just things like network, sound, and account set-
tings, among many others.
TIP: To get to settings quickly no matter what screen you're
on, swipe down your Notifications from the top of any
screen and touch the small
At the top of the screen you'll find Google Search, which lets you
search your tablet or the internet. Touch Google to type your
search terms, or the
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settings icon near the top.
Microphone icon to speak them.
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