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Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 17

Connect, Share, and Store

In This Chapter

arrow Making the USB connection

arrow Moving files between a PC and the tablet

arrow Transferring files with Bluetooth

arrow Synchronizing media with doubleTwist

arrow Performing basic file management

arrow Connecting to an HDMI TV

Despite its wireless nature, your Galactic tablet came with a USB cable. That cable not only serves to charge the tablet but can also be used for good old-fashioned wire-based communications. No, you cannot use the USB cable to connect the tablet to the couch, or the toaster, or a particle beam weapon. You can, however, use the USB cable to connect the Galaxy Note or Galaxy Tab to a computer. This chapter describes all the wonderful things that can happen after that connection is made.

The USB Connection

The most direct way to connect a Samsung Galaxy tablet to a computer is by using a wire — specifically, the wire nestled cozily in the ...

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