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    Meijer.com For Android mobile technology platform 4.2...

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    To check, go to Settings > System > About tablet > System updates. All information in this guidebook is subject to change without notice.. The Nexus 7 tablet is certified by ASUS under the name ASUS Pad ME370T. For online help and support, visit support.google.com/nexus. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK...

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    Meijer.com Table of contents Part One: Using Nexus 7 1. Get started Insert & activate a SIM card Charge the battery Turn on & sign in Get around Browse & organize your Home screens Touch & type Type text by speaking Why use a Google Account? What’s New in Android...

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    5. Use Google Now & Search About Google Now Use Google Now Turn off Google Now Control location access, reporting, & history Search & Voice Actions basics Search tips & tricks Use Voice Actions Voice Actions commands Google Now Card list NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK...

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    Accessibility gestures for Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) 68 Set up your tablet Use magnification gestures Use TalkBack Change TalkBack settings Use Explore by Touch with TalkBack Navigate the Home screen Try Google Play Use Gmail Browse Chrome Use the lock screen Accessibility settings NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK...

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    Control airplane mode & other network settings Connect to virtual private networks 8. Device settings Change sound settings Set up Daydream Transfer files through USB Extend battery life Manage memory usage About tablet sharing Add, modify, or delete users NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK...

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    10. Personal, account, & system settings Manage location access Change backup & reset options Add or remove accounts Configure sync options Appendix: Hardware reference What’s in the box Nexus 7 Battery Specs (Wi-Fi models) Specs (32GB + mobile data) NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK...

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    Meijer.com Part One Using Nexus 7 NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

  • Page 9: Insert & Activate A Sim Card

    SIM card. If no card is installed, the message “No SIM card” appears on the tablet’s lock screen. Only the Nexus 7 with mobile data can accept a SIM card. Wi-Fi versions of the tablet can’t. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK...

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    Other carriers may require you to enter and then exit airplane mode, or to use an SMS app from the Play store to manage your data. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

  • Page 11: Charge The Battery

    Turn on & sign in To turn on your Nexus 7, press the Power button on the right edge near the top for a few seconds, then release it. The first time you turn on the tablet, you’ll see a Welcome screen.

  • Page 12: Get Around

    Get around Every Home screen shows the Favorites tray: another quick way to get to your books, magazines, apps, movies, and music: Open folder of View all Shop on popular apps your apps Google Play NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

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    Meijer.com At the bottom of every Nexus 7 screen, no matter what you’re do- ing, you’ll always find these three navigation buttons: Back Opens the previous screen you were working in, even if it was in a different app. Once you back up to the Home screen, you can’t go back any further in your...

  • Page 14: Part One: Using Nexus

    To move between Home screens, swipe left or right. The My Library widget displays apps, music, movies, magazines, books, and games you already have – including free content that comes with your Nexus 7: Touch any title to open it...

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    1. Touch & hold the icon. 2. Slide your finger to the new position. To move between Home screens, slide toward the edge of the screen. To bump another icon out of the way, slide slowly into it. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

  • Page 16: Touch & Type

    Swipe or slide. Quickly move your finger across the surface of the screen, without pausing when you first touch (so you don’t drag something instead). For example, you can slide a Home screen left or right to view the other Home screens. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

  • Page 17: Type Text By Speaking

    Say “comma,” “period,” “question mark,” “exclamation mark,” or “exclamation point” to enter punctuation. When you pause, what you spoke is transcribed by the speech- recognition service and entered in the text field, underlined. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

  • Page 18: Why Use A Google Account

    Google Account. • Access from anywhere. Check your latest calendar, email, text messages, or social stream, no matter what computer or mo- bile device you’re using. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

  • Page 19: What's New In Android

    Other widgets offer suggestions for browsing Google Play. Touch a widget to access its content on Google Play. Touch & hold a widget to resize it or remove it. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

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    Google Now shows you information at just the right time, such as today’s weather before you start your day, how much traf- fic to expect before you leave for work, and even your favorite team’s score while they’re playing. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

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    Google Search bar on any Home screen. • Say “Google” to search When the Google Now screen is open, you can say “Google” to activate a voice search. Open Google Now, then say “Google” and your query to search. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK GET STARTED...

  • Page 22: Explore Your Tablet

    All of this happens automatically. Google Now intelligently brings you the information you want to see, when you want to see it. No digging required. For example, here’s a Google Now card that appears when you’re about to start your commute home: NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

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    You’re in control. You can choose exactly which cards you’d like to see, adjust the details of what they display, and adjust your privacy settings. For more information about Google Now and your location information, see “Chapter 5, Use Google Now & Search.” NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

  • Page 24: Swipe Down For Notifications & Settings

    Snooze (remind you later) or send email to other guests. When you’re finished with a notification, just swipe it away. To dis- miss all notifications, touch the Dismiss icon at the top right of the notification shade. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

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    You can perform these actions from the notification shade: Dismiss all Touch to respond to other guests Swipe down using one finger to expand certain notifications NOTE: The notification tray differs slightly in Android 4.1.2 and earlier versions. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

  • Page 26: Relax With Google Play

    These widgets are available on your Home screens: My Library. Displays your most recently used music, books, • and so on. Touch any of the images to see your content – plus free gifts from Google. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

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    To add another Play widget, touch the All Apps icon, then Widgets, and swipe from right to left until you see the one you want. Then touch & hold, and let go in the Home screen location you want. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

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    Find your content If you purchased on Google Play in the past, you’ll automatically have access to this content on your Nexus 7 — just make sure you’re signed in using the same account that you used to pur- chase it.

  • Page 29: Use & Customize The Lock Screen

    For more detailed information about Google Play, including phone and email support options, visit support.google.com/googleplay. Use & customize the lock screen Available for Android 4.2 and higher. You can add widgets to the top of the lock screen and swipe be- NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

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    1. Touch & hold a widget. 2. Drag the widget and release it in the location of your choice. Remove a lock screen widget Touch & hold the widget, then drag it onto the Remove icon. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

  • Page 31: Try Face Unlock

    Near Field Communication (NFC), and have both NFC and Android Beam turned on. 1. Open a screen that contains something you’d like to share, such as a webpage, YouTube video, or place page in Maps. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

  • Page 32: Change The Wallpaper

    TIP: When you touch another device to the back of your Nexus 7, make sure it’s near the “u” in “nexus” to success- fully beam content. To turn on NFC, go to Settings > Wireless & net- works >...

  • Page 33: Take A Screenshot

    Connect to keyboards, mice, & other devices You can connect a keyboard, mouse, or even a joystick or other input device to your tablet via USB or Bluetooth and use it just as you would with a PC. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

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    • Use the mouse to move the cursor. • Clicking, pressing, and dragging with the mouse button is equivalent to touching, touching & holding, and dragging with your finger. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

  • Page 35: Other Input Devices

    PC, they will likely work with your tablet. However, games and other apps must be designed to support any special features of an input device, such as dedicated buttons or other controls, to take full advantage of them. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK EXPLORE YOUR TABLET...

  • Page 36: Nexus 7 Guidebook

    To make the keyboard go away, touch the modified Back but- ton below it. Basic editing • Move the insertion point. Touch where you want to type. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE THE KEYBOARD...

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    2. Start typing out a word. When the word you want is displayed in a list above the keyboard, touch it. 3. Continue to touch one of the three options as your tablet pre- NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE THE KEYBOARD...

  • Page 38: Try Gesture Typing

    Use Gesture Typing without the space bar When you use Gesture Typing, there’s no need to use the space bar — just continue to slide over the words you want. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE THE KEYBOARD...

  • Page 39: Use Keyboard Dictionaries

    1. Touch the Settings icon next to Android keyboard. 2. Touch Add-on dictionaries. You’ll see dictionaries for other languages that you can down- load to your device. 3. Touch the dictionary you want, then touch Install. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE THE KEYBOARD...

  • Page 40: Try Some Apps

    To remove an app icon from the Home screen, touch & hold it, slide your finger toward the top of the screen, and drop the app over the Remove icon . To view info about an app from an All App screen, touch & hold it, NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK TRY SOME APPS...

  • Page 41: Start Gmail

    To organize your email, check the box beside a message to select it. Then use the icons and menu along the top of the screen to manage the selected messages. To change your settings, add an account, or get help, touch the Menu icon. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK TRY SOME APPS...

  • Page 42: Find People

    Menu icon to search contacts, add a con- tact, edit or share contact details, delete a contact, and so on. You can also touch the star beside the contact’s name to add that contact to your Favorites list. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK TRY SOME APPS...

  • Page 43: Manage Your Calendar

    Read or edit event details. Touch an event to view its details. • Manage events and calendars. Touch icons across the top of the screen or Menu to search or create events, return to to- day, or adjust settings. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK TRY SOME APPS...

  • Page 44: Open & Use Clock

    1. Touch the Timer icon in the top left corner of the screen. 2. Enter the time you want, then touch Start. When the timer is going, you can add an additional minute, pause the timer, or delete the current timer. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK TRY SOME APPS...

  • Page 45: Manage Downloads

    (download) books, movies, and other content in order to access it offline. In addition to downloading content from Google Play, you can download files from Gmail or other sources. Use the Downloads NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK TRY SOME APPS...

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    When your tablet is connected to a computer, look in the Down- load directory to view files available in the Downloads app. You can view and copy files from this directory. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK TRY SOME APPS...

  • Page 47: Use Google Now & Search

    Google Now to access. For example, Google Now uses the time of day, your current lo- cation, and your location history to show you what the traffic on NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Coverage is currently provided by a limited number of key part- ners, only in the United States (excepting U.S. Geological Survey earthquake alerts). Google can’t guarantee that you’ll see every relevant alert. However, Google Now attempts to show you what’s NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    To manage or delete your location details, visit http:// google.com/locationhistory. Along with location history, Google Now uses Google’s location service and GPS. To manage these settings from the Google Now NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 50: Use Google Now

    Google Now screen. When you’re finished with a card, just swipe it away to dismiss it from the Google Now screen. Don’t worry – it appears again when a new update is available. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Standard notifications appear like the others, in chronological or- der, and you can set vibration and a ringtone to accompany them. To set notifications to low or standard priority for an individual card that supports both options: NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 52: Turn Off Google Now

    4. Touch Turn off. Turning off Google Now and location history doesn’t delete ex- isting history or turn off location reporting. For more informa- tion, see the next section, “Control location access, reporting & history.” NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 53: Control Location Access, Reporting, & History

    To turn off both location reporting and location history for your tablet: 1. Go to Settings > Google > Maps & Latitude. This brings you to the Location settings screen for Google Maps. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    To turn off access to precise location information for your tab- let, go to Settings > Personal > Location access and slide the switch to Off. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 55: Search & Voice Actions Basics

    Microphone icon in the Google Chrome omnibox. • Touch the Microphone icon on the Home screen or Google Now screen and speak. • Touch Google on the Home screen and say “Google”. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    The first few suggestions attempt to complete what you’re typing: • To search for a suggestion immediately, touch it. • To search for the contents of the search field, touch the Search icon on the right side of the keyboard. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 57: Search Tips & Tricks

    Area code [###] Area code 215 code Identify zip Zip code [#####] Zip code 46202 code Time Time Time Time [location] Time in London Flight informa- [Airline] [flight number] American airlines flight tion NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 58: Use Voice Actions

    If Voice Search doesn’t understand you, it lists a set of possible meanings. Just touch the one you want. Some Voice Actions, such as “send email” and “note to self,” open NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 59: Voice Actions Commands

    “Use Voice Actions.” Followed by Examples Words you want to “bike shoes” search for “Map of” Address, name, “Map of Golden Gate business name, type Park, San Francisco.” of business, or other location NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    “20 minutes from laundry” now,” “Label” & name of alarm “Listen to” Words to search You- “Listen to: Smells Like Tube for, such as the Teen Spirit” name of a song, artist, or album. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 61: Google Now Card List

    Not all cards listed here are available for Android 4.1.2 and earlier. Birthdays Displays an interesting fact about your birthdate on your birthday. Concerts Shown before your favorite artists give concerts near you. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 62: Nexus 7 Guidebook

    Meijer.com Flights Shown before flights that you’ve searched for. Gmail: Event bookings Shown before an event booking confirmed by Gmail. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Meijer.com Gmail: Flights Shown before flights con- firmed by Gmail. Gmail: Hotels Shown when you receive a confirmation email and before your scheduled checkout. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Gmail: Restaurants Shown before a restaurant reservation confirmed by Gmail. Location history Shows a rough approxima- tion of how far you walked or cycled during the past month. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    News update Shows updates related to news items you’ve read recently. Next appointment Shown before scheduled meetings. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Places Shows nearby businesses and other places of poten- tial interest. Public alerts Gives public advisories for your location from the National Weather Service, U.S. Geological Survey, and similar services. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Sports Shown for teams that inter- est you before, during, or after a game. Stocks Shown periodically for stocks you’re tracking. For more details, see About Stocks card page 63. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Shown before your usual commute times. Travel: Currency Shows the latest currency conversion information for your location. Travel: Nearby attractions Shown when you’re near well-known attractions, such as restaurants, muse- ums, cafes, and so on. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 69: About Gmail Cards

    Gmail account you’ve selected for use with Google Now. For ex- ample, cards appear before restaurant reservations you’ve made with OpenTable or when you receive email updates for packages in transit. Gmail cards typically include links to other useful information, NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 70: About The Location History Card

    You’re tracking through Google Finance. • You’ve explicitly listed in the Stocks card settings. • You can choose whether to display stocks when their price changes by 1% or more, or in the mornings or evenings. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 71: Search Settings

    Standard notifications appear like the others, in chronological order, and you can set vi- bration and a ringtone. To set the ringtone and vibrate options for standard notifications, NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 72: Voice Settings

    The sound is immediately discarded after analysis and is not stored on the device or sent to Google. Tablet search Tablet search settings let you select which apps on your tablet are included in Google searches. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 73: Privacy & Accounts

    Show recent searches. Check if you want search suggestions based on your recent searches. • Manage Web History. Opens your Web History settings in a browser. You may have to sign in to reach them. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 74: Accessibility

    If your tablet has multiple users, each has separate Accessibility settings. Users with low vision If you have low vision and don’t plan to use Explore by Touch, go support.google.com/nexus to see Help content formatted for NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 75: Accessibility Gestures For Android 4.2 (jelly Bean)

    Accessibility gestures for Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) When TalkBack and Explore by Touch are turned on, you can use simple gestures to navigate your Nexus 7: Drag one finger. Explore your screen and hear audible feed- • back for what is being touched.

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    Right then down: Open notifications • Left then up: Recent apps button You can modify your shortcut gestures and the corresponding ac- tions in TalkBack by going to Settings > Accessibility > TalkBack > Settings > Manage shortcut gestures. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 77: Set Up Your Tablet

    • SIM tray. The SIM tray is located on the lower left side of your tablet (available only for Nexus 7 with mobile data). When you turn on your tablet for the first time, you’ll arrive at a Welcome screen.

  • Page 78: Use Magnification Gestures

    Available only for Android 4.2 and higher. When this feature is turned on, you can magnify your screen by triple-tapping. (For users with low vision) Note: Triple-tap for magnification works everywhere except for the keyboard and navigation buttons. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 79: Use Talkback

    As you navigate your tablet, TalkBack describes your actions and alerts you of notifications and other occurrences. If you also enabled Explore by Touch, moving your finger around the screen triggers a description of each item it touches. Double- NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 80: Change Talkback Settings

    Manage shortcut gestures. Allows you to assign the opera- tions that different gestures trigger. Control speed of Text-to-Speech To control the speed of TalkBack’s speech, go to Settings > Ac- cessibility > Text-to-speech output > Speech rate. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 81: Use Explore By Touch With Talkback

    TalkBack must be turned on for Explore by Touch to be avail- able. When you turn on TalkBack for the first time, you’ll receive a prompt to turn on Explore by Touch. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 82: Navigate The Home Screen

    At the bottom of the screen, you’ll find three Navigation buttons. They’re always available. No matter what you’re doing with your tablet, you can always get back to the main Home screen or return to previous screens: NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

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    The Apps icon in the center is permanent. Find it and double-tap to reveal all your apps and widgets. Your Home screen can hold app and widget icons, plus folders. • To open an app, folder, or widget, find its icon and double-tap. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 84: Try Google Play

    Try Google Play Note: These instructions assume that you have turned on Talk- Back and Explore by Touch. Google Play brings together all your favorite content in one place NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

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    Most things you purchase on Google Play are available from your computer as well as from any of your Android mobile devices. (Android apps are one exception – they run only on Android de- vices.) Sign in to play.google.com to get your entertainment from anywhere. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

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    Find your content If you purchased from Google Play in the past, you’ll automati- cally have access to this content on your Nexus 7 – just make sure you’re signed in using the same account that you used to purchase it.

  • Page 87: Use Gmail

    2. To use the keyboard to fill in the To, Subject, and Compose email fields, slide your finger across the keyboard and lift your finger on the chosen key to input text. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

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    More options in the top right corner of the screen, then find and double-tap Help. Note that the content you’ll find covers general Gmail behavior, but not accessibility features like TalkBack and Explore by Touch. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 89: Browse Chrome

    Receive spoken feedback. Touch anywhere on the screen to hear the contents of the webpage. • Change the reading level. Swipe down then up using a single motion to transition to the next reading level when reading NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

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    To get more detailed Help while navigating a webpage, working with tabs, and so on, go to the Chrome Help Center. Note that the content you’ll find does not cover accessibility features like Talk- Back and Explore by Touch. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

  • Page 91: Use The Lock Screen

    To modify your tablet’s Accessibility settings, go to Settings > Accessibility. A list of options appears: • TalkBack. Controls spoken feedback for visually impaired users. • Magnification gestures. Turn on to zoom in and out as well as NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

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    Enhance web accessibility. Enable this option to have Chrome- Vox provide spoken feedback as you browse and interact with web sites and apps. To make sure specialized accessibility apps work correctly on your tablet, be sure to turn on this option. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK ACCESSIBILITY...

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    Meijer.com Part Two Adjusting settings NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

  • Page 94: Wireless & Network Settings

    3. Touch a network name to see more details or connect to it, and type a password if necessary. Or, if your Wi-Fi router supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup, touch WPS icon on your tablet, and then touch the same but- ton on your router. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

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    Forget a Wi-Fi network You can make the tablet forget about the details of a Wi-Fi net- work that you added—for example, if you don’t want the tablet to NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

  • Page 96: Advanced Options

    The proxy settings apply only to the Wi-Fi network you modified. To change the proxy settings for other Wi-Fi networks, modify them individually. Set Wi-Fi notifications, disconnect policy, & other advanced options To work with advanced Wi-Fi settings: NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

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    To turn Wi-Fi on or off, go to Settings > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi. To manage data usage and mobile hotspots, go to Settings Settings > Wireless & networks > Data usage. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

  • Page 98: Connect To Bluetooth Devices

    Bluetooth devices when you connect them. You can change the name so that it is more recognizable. 1. Under Settings > Wireless & networks, make sure Bluetooth is turned on. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

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    Once you’ve paired with a Bluetooth device, you can connect to it manually—for example, to switch devices or to reconnect after it is back in range. 1. Under Settings > Wireless & networks > Bluetooth, make sure Bluetooth is turned on. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

  • Page 100: Optimize Data Usage

    Data usage settings are the same for all users. The settings described here are available for Nexus 7 with mobile data. If you don’t have mobile data, you’ll see only those settings that apply to Wi-FI. For example, you won’t be able to set a data limit.

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    Set a data usage limit. • View or restrict data usage by app. • Identify mobile hotspots and restrict background downloads that may result in extra charges. To view mobile hotspot settings, touch Menu > Mobile hotspots. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

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    The instructions that follow assume that this switch is turned on. If it’s off, you won’t be able to use mobile data at all and many fea- tures of your tablet and apps won’t work correctly. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

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    3. Drag the red line by its right side to the limit you want to set. When your data usage reaches the limit, mobile data will be turned off automatically and many features of your tablet won’t work correctly. You’ll receive a notification when this occurs. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

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    3. To see more details for an app, touch its name. The main graph switches to show just this app’s data usage for the specified cycle. Below the main graph, a pie chart breaks out foreground versus background data usage for this app. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

  • Page 105: Control Airplane Mode & Other Network Settings

    • VPN. Touch to adjust settings for accessing a secured local network from outside that network. See “Connect to virtual private networks” in next section. (Available only for Nexus 7 with mobile data.) • NFC. Check to turn on Near Field Communication (NFC) fea- ture (required for Android Beam).

  • Page 106: Connect To Virtual Private Networks

    1. From the VPN screen, touch Add VPN profile. 2. In the form that appears, fill in the information provided by your network administrator 3. Touch Save. The VPN is added to the list on the VPN screen. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

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    4. Touch Save. Delete a VPN 1. From the VPN screen, touch & hold the name of the VPN profile. 2. Touch & hold the VPN. 3. In the dialog that opens, touch Delete profile. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS...

  • Page 108: Device Settings

    • Screen lock sound is triggered when you unlock the screen. Set up Daydream Available only for Android 4.2 and higher. If your tablet has multiple users, each has separate Daydream settings. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

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    Photo Table to control what photos are displayed. Time to sleep You can choose the amount of time your tablet is inactive before Daydream starts. 1. Go to Settings > Device > Display. 2. Touch Sleep. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

  • Page 110: Transfer Files Through Usb

    1. Install Android File Transfer from www.android.com/filetrans- fer, and follow the instructions there. (If you are using Android File Transfer for the first time, double-click it to open it. Af- ter the first connection, it opens automatically whenever you connect.) NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

  • Page 111: Extend Battery Life

    They use GPS (and thus more power) only when they’re running. • Turn down screen brightness and set a shorter Sleep timeout: Settings > Device > Display. • If you don’t need it, turn off automatic syncing for all apps: NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

  • Page 112: Manage Memory Usage

    Manage memory usage You typically don’t need to worry about managing apps beyond installing, opening, and using them. But there may be times NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

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    Settings > Device > Apps. Settings If your tablet has multiple users, each has separate Apps settings. You’ll see three tabs at the top of the screen, each displaying a list of apps or their components: NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

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    Clear cache button. If the app stores data in a temporary area of the tablet’s memory, lists how much information is stored, and includes a button for clearing it. • Launch by default. If you have configured an app to launch cer- NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

  • Page 115: About Tablet Sharing

    Some settings, like Settings > More > Airplane mode, can be changed by any user and affect all users, including the owner. • Some settings, like Settings > More > VPN, are visible only to the owner and affect all users. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

  • Page 116: Add, Modify, Or Delete Users

    To add a new user, you must be the tablet owner. 1. Go to Settings > Device > Users 2. Touch Add user. 3. Touch OK. At this point: • If the person is available, touch Set up now and ask them set NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

  • Page 117

    Alternatively, swipe down from the top right of any screen to open Quick Settings, and then touch your image near the top left. This returns you to the lock screen, from which each user can unlock their own space. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK DEVICE SETTINGS...

  • Page 118: Security Settings

    Manage security settings If your tablet has multiple users, each has separate security set- tings. Some settings, such as encryption and trusted credentials (certificates), are visible only to the owner. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 119: Protect Against Harmful Apps

    Some apps can harm you or your tablet. You can choose to veri- fy apps in order to help prevent harmful software from being in- stalled on your tablet. If you attempt to install an app from any source while app verifi- NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 120

    • Installing this app may harm your tablet. The app may be harmful to your tablet and personal information. • Installation has been blocked. The app is harmful and can’t be installed. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 121: Set Screen Lock

    PIN requires four or more numbers. Longer PINs tend to be more secure. • Password requires four or more letters or numbers. This is the most secure option, as long as you create a strong password. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 122: Encrypt Your Data

    If your tablet has multiple users, only the owner can see the en- cryption settings. Encryption provides additional protection in case your tablet is stolen, and may be required or recommended in some organiza- tions. Consult your system administrator before turning it on. In NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 123

    When encryption is complete, you’re prompted to enter your PIN or password. Subsequently, you must enter your PIN or password each time you power on your tablet, to decrypt it. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 124: Work With Certificates

    > Install from storage. 3. Touch the filename of the certificate or keystore to install. Only certificates that you haven’t already installed are displayed. 4. If prompted, enter the key store password and touch OK. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 125

    System displays certificate authority (CA) certificates that are permanently installed in the ROM of your tablet. User displays any CA certificates that you have installed your- self, for example in the process of installing a client certificate. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 126

    When you remove a user-installed CA certificate, it is gone permanently and must be re-installed if you want it back. 4. In the confirmation dialog that appears, touch OK. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 127: Personal, Account, & System Settings

    On, you can select either or both of these checkboxes: • GPS satellites. Just like a GPS device in your car, lets your tab- let calculate your location based on satellite signals. • Wi-Fi & mobile network location. Lets your tablet use Google’s NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SETTINGS...

  • Page 128: Change Backup & Reset Options

    To change these settings, go to Set- tings > Personal > Location access. Change backup & reset options If your tablet has multiple users, only the owner can see the back- up & reset options. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SETTINGS...

  • Page 129

    Factory data reset. Touch this option, then Reset tablet to erase all your personal data from internal storage, including information about your Google Account, any other accounts, your system and app settings, any downloaded applications, and your music, photos, videos, and other files. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SETTINGS...

  • Page 130: Add Or Remove Accounts

    When you’re finished, the account is added in one of two places: • Google Accounts show up under Settings > Accounts > Google. • Other accounts show up under Settings > Accounts. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SETTINGS...

  • Page 131: Configure Sync Options

    Some apps, such as Gmail and Calendar, have separate syn- chronization settings that provide more fine-grained control. For example, to control message syncing in the Gmail app, ensure Menu > Label settings you’re viewing your Inbox, then touch > Sync messages. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SETTINGS...

  • Page 132

    4. Check or uncheck items as needed. Unchecking an option does not remove the information from your device; it simply stops it from being kept in sync with the version on the web. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SETTINGS...

  • Page 133

    Meijer.com Sync a Google Account manually 1. Go to Settings > Accounts > Google. 2. Touch the account whose data you want to sync. 3. Touch Menu > Sync now. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK SETTINGS...

  • Page 134: Appendix: Hardware Reference

    Micro USB cable USB charging unit Nexus 7 Quick Start Guide Warranty Nexus 7 3G tablets also include a SIM card ejection tool. • A SIM card ejection tool is also included with the mobile data model. • If any item is damaged or missing, contact your point of pur- chase for assistance •...

  • Page 135: Nexu

    Power/lock Microphone Volume key SIM card tray Speaker 4-pin connector 3.5mm Micro headset jack USB port BOTTOM NOTE: SIM card tray available only for Nexus 7 with mobile data, and microphone is lower on Wi-Fi-only model. NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK APPENDIX...

  • Page 136: Battery

    The input voltage range between the wall outlet and this charging unit is AC 100V–240V, and the charging unit’s output voltage is DC 5V, 2A. • Your Nexus 7 can be charged via the USB port on a computer NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK APPENDIX...

  • Page 137

    Meijer.com only when Nexus 7 is in sleep mode (screen off) or turned off. Charging through the USB port will take longer than charging with the USB charging unit. DO NOT throw the battery in municipal waste. The symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the battery should not be placed in municipal waste.

  • Page 138: Specs (wi-fi Models)

    Micro USB Battery 4325 mAh (up to 8 hours of active use) Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) Quad-core Tegra 3 processor Features Microphone NFC (Android Beam) Magnetometer Accelerometer Gyroscope Compatible file DOC/DOCX/DOT/DOTX/RTF/TXT (Word) types XLS/XLSX/CSV (Excel) PPT/PPTX/PPS/PPSX/POT/POTX (PowerPoint) NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK APPENDIX...

  • Page 139: Specs (32gb + Mobile Data)

    32 GB internal storage (actual formatted capacity will be less) 1 GB RAM Sensors Microphone NFC (Android Beam) Accelerometer Magnetometer Gyroscope Micro USB Battery 4325 mAh (up to 8 hours of active use) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK APPENDIX...

  • Page 140

    Meijer.com NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 quad-core processor Network Unlocked GSM/UMTS/HSPA+ GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) 3G (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz) HSPA+ 21 Compatible file DOC/DOCX/DOT/DOTX/RTF/TXT (Word) types XLS/XLSX/CSV (Excel) PPT/PPTX/PPS/PPSX/POT/POTX (PowerPoint) NEXUS 7 GUIDEBOOK APPENDIX...

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  • Milorad Blagojevich Mar 28, 2015 04:03:
    Excellent references and practical manual. Congratula​tions !