Android Ice Cream Sandwich is the latest version of Google’s Android operating system for smartphones and mobile tablets.
How to use Android 4.0 for tablets – this video introduces a tutorial/guide on navigating Android using taps, swipes and flicks of a finger tip.
Although, the video shows you how to operate Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating systems, the same approach can be taken for using Android 3 Honeycomb tablet PCs. If you’ve got an even earlier version of Android on your tablet PC then a lot of the principles will be the same but the screens may look different.
We look at unlocking an Android tablet PC, selecting apps and widgets and generally tour the Android interface.
How to change wallpaper background on an Android tablet PC – including live and static wallpapers on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
A guide through the Android home screen desktops and how to navigate through them.
A guide through the features of the Android tablet home screen – including using Google search on your Android tablet, how to find Apps and Widgets on Android, undo/back button, home button, and how to access your latest open apps/multitasking view on Android.
The full list of what the video shows is as follows:
Navigating through the web, YouTube, Camera, Gallery, email, Music etc. shortcuts on Android.
Notification area – where you can see as new notifications, emails, downloading apps etc.
How to set the orientation of your Android tablet and how to change settings in Android to lock the screen and turn-off the auto rotate screen feature so that you lock your Android screen.
Navigating your Android tablet with a single tap to select apps and long taps to set wallpaper.
How to set-up short cuts in Android so you can configure your home screens/desktops
Using pinching to zoom-in and zoom-out of images in Android..
Flicking to jump between Android home screens.
The Android keyboard and how you use it to search the web via the quick Google search feature.
That’s it for the features, if you’re interested, this video shows Android 4 on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet.
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