Start Using Your Device

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Turn Your Device On or Off

The instructions below explain how to turn your device on or off.


To turn the device on:

► Press and hold the Power key until the device turns on.


To turn the device off:

1. Press and hold the Power key until the Device options menu is displayed.

2. Tap Power off, and confirm if prompted.



Lock or Unlock Your Device

Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your device. By default, the device locks automatically when the screen times out.


To lock the device:

► Press the Power key.


The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe. To choose a more secure screen lock, see “Set a Screen Lock


To unlock the device:

► Press the Power key or double-tap Home, and then drag your finger across the screen.



Restart the Device

If your device stops responding to taps or finger gestures and you are unable to turn it off, you can restart your device.


► Press and hold the Power key and the Volume down key at the same time for more than seven seconds.



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