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How to Set Up Your New Android Device in 4 Steps

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How to Set Up Your New Android Smartphone or Tablet in 4 Steps
Welcome to Android

Welcome to Android

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If you're the new owner of an Android smartphone or tablet, congratulations! Whether you're new to Android or even if you've been using Android a while, when you're starting afresh with a new device, it helps to have a checklist of sorts to get you started. This is that checklist (in a simple slideshow format).

For your particular Android phone or tablet, the exact menu options might be different, but they should be similar to the steps shown here. I've included instructions from initial setup to customizing your homescreen.

Here are all the steps you need to get started with Android:

  1. Unpack your phone and sign in with your Google account
  2. Set up your phone or tablet security options and wireless connectivity
  3. Install essential Android apps
  4. Tips and Tricks: Customize your home screen and more

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