Samsung Galaxy Tab A manual

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is an Android-based tablet computer produced and marketed by Samsung Electronics. It belongs to the mid-range “A” series, which also includes 7, and in the past, 8 and 9.7-inch models. We think it’s probably the best budget Android tablet around if you don’t like the restrictive approach of the Amazon Fire HD. The Tab A’s processor is its main drawback. It has an Exynos 7904 CPU with Mali-G71 MP2 GPU and 2GB RAM.

Getting the most out of your tablet requires some understanding of how to use it. That’s where having the owner’s manual comes in handy. With proper usage, there is less risk of damage, and you’ll learn how to get the most out of it.

Download the Samsung Galaxy Tab A manual

Please be sure to read and save the entire manual before setting up or using your Galaxy Tab A. Misuse may result in damage to the unit and/or cause harm or serious injury. Download the manual and save it for future reference.

ProsCons
Value for the money A bit of a learning curve
Video streaming is flawlessThe audio quality is not the best
Beautiful display

Specifications

General

BrandSamsung
ModelGalaxy Tab A
Release dateJune 2015
Dimensions (mm)208.40 x 137.90 x 7.50
Weight (g)320.00
Battery capacity (mAh)4200
Removable batteryNo
ColorsGold

Display

Screen size (inches)8.00
TouchscreenNo
Resolution1024×768 pixels

Hardware

Processor1.2GHz quad-core
RAM2GB
Internal storage16GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)128

Camera

Rear camera5-megapixel
Front camera2-megapixel

Software

Operating systemAndroid 5.0
SkinTouchWiz UI

Connectivity

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes
NFCNo
InfraredNo
USB OTGNo
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs1
Wi-Fi DirectNo
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)No
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTENo
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes

Sensors

Compass/ MagnetometerNo
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerNo
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo

Samsung Galaxy Tab A FAQ

What type of SD card does the Tab use?

The Samsung Galaxy Tab uses a micro SD or micro SDHC card. The size can be up to 32GB.

How do I reset my Galaxy Tab to factory settings/default?

There are two ways to do it. One is with the keys if the device is “dead”, the other way is through the menus.

How do I add Memory to my Galaxy Tab?

You can add a micro SD or micro SDHC card to expand available memory space. This also allows you to exchange images, music, and data between SD-compatible devices. Micro SD is the smallest of the SD cards.
Find the slot labeled Micro SD and push the cover to the side.
Push the micro SD card into the slot until it clicks, making sure the micro SD gold contact pins face downward, and the card is securely inserted.
If you have problems with the card not wanting to stay in push the card up or down slightly.

Where is the manual for the Samsung Tab?

If you go to this link on the Samsung site you can pick your carrier and download the manual. Most of the basic operations are the same no matter what carrier you use.

We also have Samsung manuals for-
Galaxy Tab A
Galaxy Tab S3
Galaxy Tab S8
The Samsung Galaxy Tab is a line of Android-based tablets produced by Samsung Electronics. Several models have been released, including models with 7.7, 8.9, and 10.1-inch displays. The Wi-Fi versions of the tablet all include a GPS system while the 3G/4G tablets include cellular capability as well.