Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 (T817A/T818A)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 (T817A/T818A)

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Learn more about your Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 (T817A/T818A)

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Contacts

Add, view, delete, and customize contacts by adding a picture or ringtone.

In-call options

Learn what features are available while on an active call.

Make & receive a call

Place, receive, and reject a call.

Make & receive an AT&T Video Call

AT&T Video Call lets you make and receive HD Voice calls combined with real-time video.

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Airplane mode

Turn Airplane mode on and off. Airplane mode will disable all wireless services on the device. Calls, data, and text messages cannot be sent or received. Disable Airplane mode to restore regular device function.

Bluetooth

Turn Bluetooth on or off, scan and connect to other Bluetooth devices, and unpair a connected device.

Mobile hotspot

Set up your device as a mobile hotspot and share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices.

Signal & cellular data

View cellular network signal, turn on or off international roaming, and your mobile data connection.

Wi-Fi

How to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

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Specifications

Determine your device's SIM card type, operating frequencies, physical characteristics, storage, and more.

User accounts

Create and manage separate user accounts for your device.

Activate device

Set up your device for the first time or after having done a factory reset.

AT&T AllAccess

View data usage, set data usage alerts, pay bills, add features, and more.

Device setup

Set up your device for the first time or after having done a factory reset.

Gestures & navigation

Control your device by making specific movements with your hand.

Google sign-in

Add your Google account to sync Gmail, Chrome, YouTube, Google Maps, and more.

Insert SIM & memory card

Install and remove the SIM and memory card (MicroSD).

Keyboard & typing

Cut and paste, use speech-to-text, and access keyboard settings.

Learn & customize the home screen

Add shortcuts and widgets, access the notification panel, changing wallpaper, and more.

Power device on or off

Turn your device on and off.

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Available memory

Check the available device storage.

Find IMEI & serial number

View the device IMEI, phone, SIM (ICCID) and serial number.

Software update

Learn how to update the software of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 (T817A/T818A).

Software version

Determine your current device software version and check for updates.

View & manage data

Access Usage Manager to view data usage, see which apps are using the most data, and set data limits.

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App troubleshooting

Use application manager to improve your app and device performance.

Reset device

Perform a soft, factory, and alternate master reset of the device.

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Email settings

Manage email settings such as sync frequency, server settings, signature, deleting an email account, and more.

Messaging settings

Change text (SMS), picture (MMS), emergency, and AMBER alert settings.

Send & receive email

Send and receive email, add and download email attachments, respond to an email and more.

Send & receive messages

Create and respond to text (SMS) or picture (MMS) messages, add, save, and view received attachments and more.

Set up email

Add your email accounts so you can read and send email on your device.

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Browse the Web

Browse the web, add bookmarks, and access browser settings to clear history and block or unblock pop-ups.

Download apps & games

Download apps, games, movies, music, books, magazine, newspapers and more.

My Files

Use My Files to open and manage downloaded and device created files

Remove an app

Remove an icon from your home screen and delete apps from your device.

View or close running apps

How to view, switch between, and close running applications.

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Backup & restore with computer

Backup and restore your device with a computer.

Backup & restore with Google

Backup Google account data in the event you have to replace or reset your device so you can restore later.

Backup & restore with memory card

Backup contacts, photos, and files to increase device memory or transfer to another device.

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Battery life

Tips and tricks to extend your battery performance.

Charge the battery

Tips on charging your battery.

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SideSync

Share screens, data, and files between Samsung tablets, phones, and your personal computer.

Voice control

Use voice commands to control your device and access voice control settings.

Calendar

Access the calendar and manage events.

DIRECTV app

This tutorial shows how to access and use the DIRECTV app if you are a DIRECTV subscriber.

HBO Max

All of HBO together with new hits, classic favorites, plus new Max Originals.

Multi window

Complete multiple tasks on one screen; take notes while watching a video, or search the web and check your email messages simultaneously.

NumberSync

Use one smartphone number across multiple devices to send and receive texts, make and receive calls, and more.

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Camera & video settings

Manage camera and video settings including flash, timer, voice control, recording mode, storage location, and more.

Take a picture or video

Take and edit a picture or video, use the front and rear camera, and switch between camera and video modes.

Transfer media to & from computer

Transfer files to or from your device and a computer.

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Find My Mobile

Find My Mobile allows you to manage your device in a secure way by tracking and controlling your device remotely.

Private mode

Private Mode lets you hide specific files within some Samsung apps so that they're no longer in view when Private Mode is disabled. It works in the Gallery, Calendar, Contacts, Email, Camera, Internet, Samsung Notes, and My Files apps.

Reset pattern lock

Reset a forgotten pattern lock.

Secure my device

Lock or unlock your display, set a screen security lock type (pin, password, pattern or fingerprint), get your PUK code, or request your device be unlocked from the ATnT network.

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Accessibility

Accessibility features allow you to improve the usability of your device for users affected by impaired vision or hearing, cognitive difficulty, or reduced dexterity.

Date & time

Set the date and time and use the alarm clock.

Display

Change the display time out, brightness and orientation.

Sounds & alerts

Change volume settings, ringtones, and notification alerts.

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