Chapter 19

Customize Your Android Tablet

In This Chapter

arrow Changing the background image

arrow Working with Home screen pages

arrow Changing the screen brightness

arrow Putting shortcuts on the Lock screen

arrow Controlling Lock screen notifications

arrow Activating keyboard features

arrow Setting sound options

It’s entirely possible to own an Android tablet for decades and never once customize it. It’s not that customization is impossible; it’s that most people just don’t bother. Maybe they don’t know how to customize it; maybe they don’t try; or maybe they’re deathly afraid that the tablet will seek revenge.


It’s your tablet! Great potential exists to make the device truly your own. You can change the way it looks to the way it sounds. Revenge is not part of the equation.

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