TIP: To get to Settings quickly no 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
Touch & type
Use your fingers to manipulate icons, buttons, menus, the on-
screen keyboard, and other items on the touchscreen. You can
also change the screen's orientation.
To select or activate something, touch it.
To type something, such as a name, password, or search terms,
just touch where you want to type. A keyboard pops up that lets
you type into the field.
other common gestures include:
Touch & hold: Touch & hold an item on the screen by touching
it and not lifting your finger until an action occurs.
Drag: Touch & hold an item for a moment and then, without lift-
ing your finger, move your finger on the screen until you reach
the target position. For example, you can move apps around
on the Home screen.
Swipe or slide: Quickly move your finger across the surface of
the screen, without pausing when you first touch (so you don't
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settings icon near the top.
to speak them.
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