Your new Samsung Tab 4

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About this article

This article provides a checklist for you to consider as you finish setting your new Samsung Tab 4 so that you are work functional. It is intended for all students and employees participating in the E-Warrior Digital Life and Learning Program. While you complete the following checklist as you configure your tablet it may helpful to refer back to the New laptop and table features article as it highlights some of the important changes found on your new device.

Your set up checklist

After your laptop/tablet distribution session you will need to make a few configurations to be work functional.

Everyone - Review Hardware

Everyone - Where to begin

The following links take you to two excellent Lynda.com courses designed to provide you with and overview of the new features or simply some key tips and tricks for using your Tab 4. If you are not familiar with Lynda.com course please check out the article How to access lynda.com courses.

Everyone - Adding Apps

The Google Play Store has a huge collection of mobile apps which are easy to access, easy to search, and easy to download - using the same Google ID account you use for everything Google.

Everyone - Productivity Apps

Mobile devices (like your Tab 4) are great for collaborating and creating. In fact, if you use the Microsoft Office apps and the cloud to store your files, you will quickly see how easy it is to create a document, add some pictures with the built-in camera, save it to the cloud, work on it some with your laptop, and share it with other folks. Here are a couple articles that will tell you more...

Optional - Specialized Apps

The Google Play Store has an extensive list of mobile apps which are easy to search for and download - using the same Google account. Here are just a few examples of what is available. (Some of these pages are written for iPads, but most of the same applications are available for the Tab 4's through Google Play. Go to Google Play and download them on your Android tablet.)

Optional - Digital Security

Addressing security threats and managing risk is a vital part of our eWarrior program and extensive documentation can be found here to educate yourself on the many measures that can be taken to prevent data breaches or spread of harmful viruses and malware.

How to get additional training

Workshops and 1:1's

Faculty and staff are welcome to stop drop in or call TLT (Maxwell 130, ext. x5240 option 2) for 1:1 support or sign up for workshops at TLT Faculty-Staff signup.

Lynda

Need help with software, try Lynda online tutorials. With a Lynda account you will have access to over 2000 videos. Learn how to create your account profile by going to Lynda for instructions.

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