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Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1) - Support Overview

Find device-specific support and online tools for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

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Accessories

Download and Install Samsung Gear Manager - Android® 

Here's how to install Samsung Gear Manager on your Android device.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Activate New Device - Existing Verizon Customer

Here's how to activate your new iPhone or Android smartphone. You can also learn how to turn off iMessage, transfer content and more.

Activate Your Device FAQs

Learn how to activate a new device, swap devices on an existing line, switch to Verizon and bring your own phone (BYOD), get a new SIM card and more.

Activating Your New Android Tablet

Learn how to activate and set up your Android tablet with Verizon Wireless.

Add a User Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to add a user profile so multiple people can use your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Adjust Account Sync Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view and adjust sync settings on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) if you're not receiving email and app notifications.

How to use Verizon Cloud

Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and use Verizon Cloud online. Upload and back up your contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.

Insert / Remove SIM Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to properly insert or remove a SIM card for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Mobile Broadband Self Activation - 4G LTE

Here's the steps on how to self activate mobile broadband service for your device.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Tablet

Learn how to set up your new tablet with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new tablet with these practical tips.

Validate Emergency Address (E911)

Here's info on validating your Emergency Address (E911).

Video: What is Verizon Cloud?
(length: 1:20)

Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 1:20

Back Up & Transfer Content

Content Transfer Center

Find the best way to transfer your pictures, videos, contacts and other content from one device to another. See step-by-step instructions for devices by operating system.

Export / Import / Synchronize Contacts - Comma Separated Values (.csv) File or Vcard

Here's how to export contacts to or import contacts from a .csv file or Vcard.

Export Contacts as a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) File - Yahoo! Mail

Here's how to export your contacts to a CSV file using Yahoo Mail.

Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to move files from internal storage on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) to an SD / memory card.

Move Music Files to Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To transfer picture or video files between your device and your computer or SD card, view this info.

Move Music Files to Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Move Pictures / Videos from Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your Galaxy Tab 4 to a computer.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch Mobile App (from Android)

Here's how to transfer content from your old Android device to yourcurrent Samsung phone.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (USB Cable Transfer)

Here's how to transfer content from your old device to your current Samsung phone.

Transfer Content with Samsung Smart Switch™ Mobile App (from iOS)

Here's how to transfer content from an iOS device to your current Samsung phone.

Video: Use the Content Transfer App to Move Content Between Devices
(length: 2:58)

With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your contacts and other content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:58

Basics

How to Check Verizon Wireless Service Availability

Learn how to check if your location has Verizon wireless service available. Follow these instructions to see if there's coverage in your area.

How to Clean / Disinfect Your Device

Here's how to properly clean / disinfect / sanitize your smartphone / tablet / basic phone / smartwatch / jetpack.

How to Clean Your Samsung Galaxy Device

Here are guidelines for cleaning / sanitizing / disinfecting theglass, ceramic and metal surfaces of your Galaxy smartphone /tablet / watch.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Getting to Know Your Tablet

An interactive map of the buttons and Home screen of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Battery & Power

Battery Issues - Battery Usage

This outlines potential causes of battery issues (device not charging/holding a charge, short battery life).

Battery Troubleshooting Basics

Here's how to extend battery life and troubleshoot battery issues on your phone.

Power & Charging Issues - Non-Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your non-removable battery charging or not holding a charge, view this info.

Power & Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices

If you're having issues with your removable battery charging or not holding a charge, here are some helpful tips.

Restart Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to restart your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) if it crashes and resets, freezes or runs slowly.

Turn Battery Optimization On / Off - Android™ 6.x and higher (Samsung)

Battery optimization helps conserve battery power on your Samsung device and is turned on by default.

Turn Power Saver On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn 'Power saving mode' on or off to help manage battery performance for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

View / Extend Battery Life - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to extend battery life, view charging status / remaining battery and determine what uses the most power on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

View / Extend Battery Life - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (8.0)

Here's how to extend battery life, view charging status / remaining battery and determine what uses the most power on your Galaxy Tab 4 (8.0).

View Battery Info - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's info on the battery specs (e.g., Usage Time, Standby Time, etc.) for your Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1).

Bluetooth

Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Android™

Here's how to delete a Bluetooth connection from your Android device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Pairing with a Bluetooth® Device

Learn how to pair your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 with your Bluetooth device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Sending Photos Using Bluetooth®

Learn how to share photos through Bluetooth on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Send Contact via Bluetooth® - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to send a contact on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) via Bluetooth.

Turn Bluetooth On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn Bluetooth for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) on or off and make it visible to other devices for pairing.

Calling & Dialing

Call Waiting - Smartphone

Here's how to answer call on your Android / BlackBerry / Windows smartphone while you're on another call.

Video: Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
(length: 1:46)

The Verizon Messages offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46

Camera, Photos & Videos

Download Pictures/Videos - Backup Assistant℠ Plus - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to download pictures and videos to Backup Assistant Plus via your Android tablet.

Move Pictures / Videos from Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer picture or video files from your Galaxy Tab 4 to a computer.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adjusting the Video Setting for Sharing

Learn how to adjust the video setting for easy sharing in emails, social network posts and more on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Capturing and Viewing Screenshots

Learn how to take a picture of the screen and view it on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Changing Scene Modes

Learn how to change scene modes on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Changing the File Size of Pictures

A visual guide for changing the file size for easier sharing on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Recording a Video

Learn how to record a video using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Sharing Photos

A visual guide for sharing photos by email, social networks and more using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Sharing Videos

A visual guide to sharing a video with another person or device using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Taking a Picture

Learn how to take a picture using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Taking a Picture While Recording a Video

Learn how to take a picture while recording a video on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Taking a Selfie

An interactive guide on how to take a selfie with your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Turning the Flash On

A visual guide for turning on the camera flash for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Zooming In and Out

Learn how to zoom in and out for taking photos on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

View Pictures / Videos - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view pictures and/or videos on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Computer/PC Connectivity

Create a Paired Connection - Windows® 7

Here's how to create a paired connection with your device using Windows 7.

Resolve Windows Device Manager Conflicts

Here's how to resolve driver conflicts if your device doesn't properly interface with your computer.

Contacts

Add a Contact - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to add a contact to your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Caller ID Image - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to set or change the image for a saved contact on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Delete a Contact - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to delete a contact from your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Edit a Contact - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to edit a contact on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Link / Unlink Contacts - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to link or unlink duplicate contacts in your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adding a Contact

Learn how to add a new contact to your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adding and Removing Contacts from Favorites

Discover how to add or delete contacts from your Favorites list on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Assigning a Picture to a Contact

Discover how to assign a picture to a contact on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Creating a Group and Adding Contacts to It

Learn how to create a group of contacts on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Sharing a Contact's Information

Learn how to share the information for one of your contacts with someone else using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Send Contact via Bluetooth® - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to send a contact on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) via Bluetooth.

Verizon Cloud - Android™ Tablet - Back Up Contacts

Here's how to back up your contacts to Verizon Cloud from your Android tablet.

Video: Managing Contacts Using My Verizon
(length: 2:21)

Watch this video to learn how to manage your contacts using My Cloud Media & Contacts in your My Verizon account. See how to remove, restore and sync your contacts.
Length: 2:21

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Google
(length: 2:45)

Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts by using your Google account.
Length: 2:45

Video: Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Your Android Device
(length: 3:21)

Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts on your Android device.
Length: 3:21

View Contact Sync Source - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to see where a phonebook contact on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) was imported from.

Data

Allow / Deny Data Roaming - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to check settings if you can't connect to the internet or send / receive messages on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Bonus Data FAQs

Learn about the options to add bonus data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.

Cancel Verizon Data Service Auto-Renew (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to turn off the auto renew functionality of your Prepaid Verizon Data on your tablet.

Change Verizon Data Service Plan (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to change the Prepaid Verizon data service plan on an Android tablet.

Check Verizon Data Service usage (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to check your data on your prepaid, Android tablet.

Conserve Data Usage - Google+

Here's how to save data on your Android smartphone / tablet via the Google+ app

Data Gifting FAQs

Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.

Data Utilization FAQs

Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.

Forgot Verizon Data Service Username / Password (Prepaid) - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to view your username or reset your password for your Verizon data service on your Android tablet.

Manage Data Usage - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to change the data usage cycle and set data warnings and / or limits on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Set Up Verizon Prepaid Data Service - Android™ Tablet

Here's how to set up Verizon Prepaid data service for your Android tablet.

Turn Data On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn mobile data for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) on or off.

Turn Facebook® Video Autoplay On / Off

Here's how to turn automatic video play for Facebook on or off.

View / Restrict Data Usage by App - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view / restrict the amount of data an app on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) uses.

Device ID & Info

Check for Physical Damage

Here's how to help determine if your device has damage.

Damaged Device Fee FAQs

Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's charged if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement and your returned device has been misused.

My Verizon Website - View Device Info

Here's how to view info (e.g., model, SIM number, trade-in value, etc.) for a device on your account via the My Verizon website.

View Device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID) - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view the device ID (IMEI) for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

View MAC Address - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view the Wi-Fi MAC address for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

View Phone Number - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view the phone number for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Device Settings

Adjust Brightness / Display Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to adjust screen brightness and other display settings (e.g., Screen timeout, Font size, etc.) for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Language Selection - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to change the language used on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Manage Do Not Disturb Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

If you're not receiving calls or alerts for your texts and email, view this info.

Reset All Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

If your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) crashes, resets or runs slow, or apps freeze or reset the device, view this.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Accessing Settings

Learn how to access settings on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 for actions such as changing alert sounds or turning off GPS services.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adjusting the Screen Timeout

A visual guide for saving battery life on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 by adjusting the screen timeout.

Set Date and Time - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

If your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) shows the incorrect date and/or time, view this info to correct it.

Set Up Printing - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to set up and add a printer to your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Turn Airplane Mode On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To turn Verizon network services on/off or if they aren't functioning on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), view this info.

Turn Automatic App Restore On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's info on backing up and restoring app data on your Galaxy Tab 4 10.1.

Turn Data On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn mobile data for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) on or off.

Turn Screen Rotation On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

If the display on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) doesn't rotate, this shows how to fix it.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

View Device Screen on TV - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) screen on a compatible display (e.g. TV).

Email/Gmail

Add a Personal / Corporate Email Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to set up a personal / corporate email account on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Add a User Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (8.0)

Here's how to add a user profile so multiple people can use your Galaxy Tab 4 (8.0).

Add an Existing Google™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to add an existing Google account to your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Compose and Send Email Message - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to create and send an email message from your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval

View this info on leaving email messages on the server after retrieval.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®

Here's how to leave a copy of messages on the server after you retrieve them.

Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®

Here's how to allow your email client (e.g., Windows Live, etc.) to leave a copy of an email on the server once deleted using your Windows computer.

Create a New Google™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to create a new Google account on your Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1).

Delete Email Messages - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to delete email messages from your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Edit / Remove a User Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to modify or delete a user account on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Email Account Common Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's info on personal email settings (e.g., account name, etc.) for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Email Account Data Usage Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To modify data usage options for the personal email account on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), view this info.

Email Account Notification Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

If you're not getting notifications for the personal email on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), view this info.

Email Account Signature Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To enter or edit the personal email signature on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), view this info.

Email Account Sync Frequency Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To adjust the personal email sync frequency settings on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), view this info.

Gmail for Android - Reply to a Message

Here's how to reply to a Gmail message from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Auto Signature

Here's how to add, edit or remove a signature for your Gmail messages on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Compose and Send a Message

Here's how to compose and send a Gmail message from your Android device.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Delete Messages

Here's how to delete Gmail messages from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - Manage Notifications

Here's how to manage your Gmail notification settings for your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - View Account Address / Username

Here's how to view your Gmail email address and username from your Android smartphone / tablet.

Gmail™ for Android™ - View Messages

Here's how to view a Gmail message on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Manage Corporate Email Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's info on updating work email settings for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Perform a Gmail™ Sync - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to sync Google email, contacts, calendar, etc. on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Remove Gmail™ Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Removing then re-adding a Gmail account on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) often fixes email issues.

Remove a Personal / Corporate Email Account - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to delete a personal / corporate email account from your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Forwarding an Email

Learn how to forward an email on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Including an Email Attachment

Learn how to add an attachment, like a document or photo, to an email with your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Replying to an Email

A visual guide for replying to an email on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Sending an Email

A step-by-step visual guide for sending an email using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Setting Up Corporate Email

Learn how to access your work email on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Setting Up Personal Email

Discover how to access your existing email account on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Switching Between Email Accounts

Learn how to access different email accounts on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Standard Email Messaging Ports

Here's info on standard email messaging ports, which can help with configuration of advanced email settings.

Unlock a Gmail™ Account

Here's how to unlock your Gmail Account if you don't know your username or password.

Update the Gmail Password - Android™

Here's how to update the password for your Gmail account from your Android device.

Video: Troubleshooting Personal and Corporate Email
(length: 3:21)

Learn to fix your personal and corporate email with just a few simple steps.
Length: 3:21

View and Reply to an Email Message - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view and reply to an email message from your Galaxy Tab 4.

Find My Phone

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Locate Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate your Android device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Lock Device

Here's how to use Find My Device to remotely locate and lock your device.

Find My Device - Android™ - Remotely Ring Device

Here's how to make your Android device remotely ring so you can locate it.

How to Find Your Lost or Stolen Phone or Tablet

Learn how to locate, track & lock a lost or stolen device. Get the tablet or phone locator for any OS: Android, Apple, Windows, BlackBerry or basic phones.

Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android™

Here's info on how to remotely locate, lock, ring or erase your Android device.

GPS & Location Based Services

Find My Mobile - Samsung

Here's how to turn on Find My Mobile on your Samsung device.

GPS Location Settings - Android™

Here's how to view / change GPS location settings, which can affect battery life and location accuracy.

Google Maps™ - Add Layers

Here's how to add layers in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Download an Offline Map

If you can't get online or want to avoid global data charges while traveling, here's how to download a map.

Google Maps™ - Find Current Location

Here's how to find your current location in Google Maps.

Google Maps™ - Find Driving Directions

Here's how to find driving directions with Google Maps.

Improving GPS Performance

Here's info on improving GPS performance on your device.

Turn GPS Location On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn GPS location for your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) on or off.

Gestures & Motions

Google Maps™ - Gestures

Here's how to use gestures with Google Maps on your device.

Google Backup & restore

Google™ Backup and Restore - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to ensure your Gmail, contacts, apps, etc. are backed up on your Galaxy Tab 4.

Restore Contacts from Google™ Backups

Here's how to restore contacts from recent Google backups you've done.

Home Screen

Add Shortcuts to Home Screen - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to add a shortcut to a Home screen on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adding Folders to the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to add folders to the Home screen on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to help organize your apps.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adding Widgets and Apps to the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to place widgets and apps on the Home screen of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 for quick access to them.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adding and Deleting a Home Screen

A visual guide for adding and deleting Home screens on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adjusting Widgets and Apps on the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to rearrange and resize widgets and apps on the Home screen of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Removing Widgets and Apps from the Home Screen

An interactive guide on how to remove widgets and apps from the Home screen of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

View / Manage Home Screen Panels - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view / add / remove panels and set a default Home screen panel for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Hotspot

Configure Broadcast Settings - Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to check settings if you're having issues connecting to the Mobile Hotspot on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Verizon Mobile Hotspot FAQs – Get sharable Wi-Fi internet

Learn to use Mobile Hotspot on your phone or tablet to connect devices to the internet, using your current data plan. Find Unlimited & prepaid plans with Mobile Hotspot.

Internet & Web Browser

Add a Virtual Private Network - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to add a virtual private network (VPN) to your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Change the Browser Start / Home Page - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to change the Home page in Chrome on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Chrome Browser - Android - Access Websites

Here's how to access websites using the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome Browser - Android - Clear Temporary Internet Files

Here's how to clear temporary internet files on your Chrome browser if you're getting a 'page cannot be displayed' error or can't browse the internet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Add a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to add a bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Allow / Block Browser Cookies  

If you can't browse the internet or view website images via the Chrome browser on your device, view this info.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Delete a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to delete a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Edit a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to edit a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Open a Browser Bookmark  

Here's how to open a saved bookmark via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Save Pictures from Browser

Here's how to save a photo via the Chrome browser on your Android smartphone / tablet.

Chrome™ Browser - Android™ - Turn JavaScript On / Off

Here's how to check JavaScript settings, which often helps when you can't view web pages on your device.

Delete Temporary Internet Files and Cookies - Safari

Here's how to clear temporary internet files and cookies for the Safari web browser on your Macintosh computer.

Determining Internet Connection Speeds

Here's info on how to test your connection speeds if they're slower than expected.

Disable Work Offline - Internet Browser

Here's how to check if you're offline if you can't connect to the internet via computer with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Bookmarking a Website

Learn how to bookmark a website on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 so it's easy to find later.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Navigating to a Website

Discover how to find a website using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Opening and Closing a Web Browser Window

A visual walkthrough of opening and closing windows in the web browser of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Searching the Web by Voice

Discover how to search the web using your voice with your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Using Web Browser Windows

A visual walkthrough of opening, closing and switching between windows or tabs in the web browser of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

View Browser History - Android™

Here's how to view the browser history on your Android smartphone.

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android™

Here's how to use voice input instead of the keyboard on your Android device to type hands-free.

Language

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Changing the Language

An interactive guide for changing the language settings on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Device Locking FAQs

To prevent identity theft and fraud, devices bought from Verizon are locked and cannot be used on another carrier's network for the first 60 days after purchase.

Email Account Password and Server Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To update the personal email password/server settings for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), view this info.

Enable / Disable / Modify Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to set up, change or disable the screen lock option (e.g., password, pattern, etc.) for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Manage Screen Lock Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to configure the screen lock settings for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Restore Default Settings - Samsung SCH-u410

Here's how to reset sound, display, phone and call settings on your Samsung SCH-u410.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Inserting a microSD Card

Discover how to insert a microSD card into your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Removing a microSD Card

Learn how to remove a microSD card from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Setting Screen Security

A visual guide for setting screen security to help protect your private information on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Unlocking the Screen

Learn how to unlock the screen on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Set Lock Screen Notifications - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to manage how notifications appear on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) when the screen is locked.

Sign In / Out - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to sign in/out of additional user accounts set up on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Smart Lock - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn on and customize the Smart Lock setting on your Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1).

Unlock Screen - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To unlock the screen on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), check out this info

Memory/Storage

Check Device Storage - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to check available space if your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) runs slow / crashes, apps freeze or you can't save media.

Format SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to erase all data on the SD / memory card of your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Format SD / Memory Card via PC

Here's how to format or erase your SD / memory card using a computer.

Insert or Remove SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to insert or remove an SD / memory card for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Move Files from Internal Storage to SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to move files from internal storage on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) to an SD / memory card.

Verizon Cloud - Website - View Storage Meter / Upgrade Memory

Here's how to increase or check your Verizon Cloud storage space via the Cloud website.

Mobile Hotspot

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Setting Up Mobile Hotspot

An interactive guide for setting up your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 as a Mobile Hotspot so you can share your data connection with other devices.

Music

Move Music Files to Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To transfer picture or video files between your device and your computer or SD card, view this info.

Move Music Files to Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to transfer music files from a computer to your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Navigating & Multitasking

Add Shortcuts to Home Screen - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to add a shortcut to a Home screen on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adding and Removing Apps in the Multi Drawer Window

Learn how to add or remove apps in the Multi Drawer Window on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Expanding an App to Full Screen

Learn how to expand an app to full screen on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Multitasking Between Apps

Learn how to multitask between apps on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Navigating Multiple Home Screens

A visual guide for swiping between multiple Home screens on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Sharing Between Windows

Learn how to share content between two windows on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Using Multi Window View

Learn how to use Multi Window on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Using the Notification Panel

Discover how to access and clear the Notification Panel on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Turn Multi window On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to run multiple apps for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) on the same screen.

Use Multi Window - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to use two apps simultaneously on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Operating System & Software

Android Operating System (OS) FAQs

Learn about the Android operating system, including what it is, how to find your current OS version, how to get an update and more.

Factory Data Reset (Powered Off) - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

If your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and syncing issues, view this.

Factory Data Reset (Powered On) - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

If your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app, audio and sync issues, view this.

Install Device Software Update - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To check for or to install software updates on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), view this info.

Protect Against Downloading Ransomware Malware - Android™

Here's info to help protect your device against ransomware.

Reboot the Router

If you can't connect to your Wi-Fi router, rebooting or restarting the may help.

Remove Ransomware From the Device - Android™

Here's how to remove ransomware from your device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) Software Update

Discover the benefits of the most recent software update available, and view instructions for how to download it to your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Software Upgrade Assistant (Samsung) - Enable / Disable Auto Updates

Here's how to update software on Samsung devices via PC or Mac if an Over-the-Air (OTA) update fails.

Software Upgrade Assistant (Samsung) - Initial Setup

Here's how to install the Samsung Upgrade Assistant on your computer/PC or Mac.

Software Upgrade Assistant (Samsung) - Repair Assistant

Here's how to repair Samsung software via the Software Upgrade Assistant if an over the air update failed.

Software Upgrade Assistant (Samsung) - Software Update

Here's how to update the software on your Samsung device using the Software Upgrade Assistant (SUA).

View Software Version - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To view the software version your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) is running, check out this info.

SIM Card

Enable / Disable / Modify SIM PIN - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to change the SIM PIN for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) or turn it on or off.

Export Contacts to SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to export contacts to an SD / memory card in your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Import Contacts from SD / Memory Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to import contacts from an SD / memory card to your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Insert / Remove SIM Card - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1)

Here's how to properly insert or remove a SIM card for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

My Verizon Website - Locate the SIM PIN / PUK

If your SIM card is locked and you're unable to make or receive calls or connect to internet, here's how to find the SIM unlock PIN / PUK.

SIM Card Tips and Tricks

Here are common tips and tricks for handling a SIM card.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Inserting a Micro SIM Card

Discover how to insert a nano SIM card into your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Removing a Micro SIM Card

Learn how to remove a nano SIM card from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Unblock SIM PIN - Android Smartphones / Tablets

Here's how to unblock the SIM PIN for your Android smartphone / tablet.

View SIM Card Number - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view the SIM card number associated with your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Social Networking

Manage Facebook® Privacy

If you want to change your Facebook privacy or security, here's how to access those options.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adding a Facebook® Account

Discover how to access your Facebook account on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Logging Out of Facebook®

Learn how to log out of Facebook on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to help protect your account.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Posting Status Updates and Photos to Facebook®

A visual walkthrough on how to update your Facebook status and post photos using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Resolve Volume Issues

Here's some tips for fixing volume issues.

Set Notification Sounds - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to select or change notification sounds on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Turn Off All Sounds - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn off / silence all sounds on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Vibrate Mode - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn vibrate mode for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) on or off.

Volume Controls - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to adjust volume if your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) doesn't vibrate or play sounds when receiving email / alerts.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Cut, Copy and Paste Text - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to cut, copy and paste text on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Deregister iMessage - Cannot Send/Receive SMS/MMS On a Non-Apple Device

Here's info to help If you're unable to send or receive SMS / MMS messages on a Non-Apple device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Attaching a Video to a Text Message

Discover how to attach a video to a text message using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Forwarding a Text Message

Learn how to forward a text message using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Recording a Message

Learn how to record a message using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Replying to a Text Message

Learn how to reply to a text message on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Sending a Text Message

Discover how to send a text message using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Sending a Text Message to Multiple Contacts

Discover how to send a text message to a group of your contacts from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Setting Up Verizon Messages

Discover how to set up Verizon Messages on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Verizon Messages - Android Tablet - Manage Text Message Signature Settings

Here's how to enter or edit your Verizon Messages (Message+) signature from your Android tablet.

Video: Verizon Messages - Basic Use
(length: 1:24)

Learn about the basic use of Verizon Messages, a text messaging app that lets you easily send and receive messages, attach photos to texts or group message.
Length: 1:24

Video: Verizon Messages - Getting Creative
(length: 1:31)

Add a personal touch to your messages with some of the easy tools in Verizon Messages. Customize pictures, and even send an eGift from one of over 30 merchants.
Length: 1:31

Video: Verizon Messages - On the Move
(length: 2:04)

With Verizon Messages, schedule a message to be sent at a later time or date and use driving mode to stay safe while you're on the road.
Length: 2:04

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Android™ - Access Menus with Long Press

Here's how to view menu options for apps on the Home screen of your Android device.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Adding and Changing a Lock Screen Shortcut

An interactive guide for adding and changing the Lock screen shortcuts on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Finding More Help

Discover how to find more help with using your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 through videos and tutorials.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Setting to Silent

Learn how to set your tablet to silent on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Turning Airplane Mode On and Off

Learn how to set your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to Airplane mdoe.

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Tablet

Learn how to set up your new tablet with important features and functions. Get the most out of your new tablet with these practical tips.

View / Extend Battery Life - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to extend battery life, view charging status / remaining battery and determine what uses the most power on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Accessibility Settings - Android™

Here's how to configure common accessibility settings for your Android smartphone or tablet.

Magnification Gestures / Touch Zoom - Android™

Here's how to configure your magnification gestures on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android

Here's how to turn TalkBack for your Android device on or off.

Wallpapers/Theme

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Changing the Wallpaper

Discover how to change the background of the Home screen on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Wi-Fi & Network

Access Wi-Fi Direct - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to use Wi-Fi Direct so you can easily connect your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) with other Wi-Fi capable devices.

Add a Wi-Fi Network - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to add an available Wi-Fi network to your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To allow your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) to auto switch between Wi-Fi and mobile data, view this.

CDMA Network Retirement - Business

If you're having issues activating a 3G / 4G device, here's info on CDMA network retirement.

Manage Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to configure Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings (e.g., password, etc.) on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Network Mode Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

View this info on network mode settings if you're having issues with voice / data services on your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).

Remove Wi-Fi Connection - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

To remove a saved Wi-Fi network from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1), view this info.

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.0) Online Simulator: Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network

Learn how to connect to a Wi-Fi network so you can access the Internet without using data on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Tethered Modem Connection - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to use your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) as a modem to connect to the internet via USB or Bluetooth.

Turn Mobile / Wi-Fi Hotspot On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn the Mobile Hotspot for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) on or off.

Turn Wi-Fi On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to turn Wi-Fi for your Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1) on or off.

Video: Troubleshooting a Wi-Fi Connection
(length: 2:55)

Having issues with your Wi-Fi connection? Have no fear! Follow these simple steps to get your Wi-Fi connection up and running.
Length: 2:55

View Signal Strength - Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 (10.1)

Here's how to view signal strength on the Galaxy Tab 4 (10.1).