How To Use Internet On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

How To Use Internet On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
How To Use Internet On Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Learn how to use internet on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is equipped with a full HTML Browser that allows you to access the Internet.

Note: Internet displays by default as a Primary shortcut on the Home screen.

  • From the Home screen, touch Internet.

or

  • From a Home screen, touch Apps > Internet. The Most visited screen displays.

Navigating the Internet on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

The following options are available for Internet navigation.

Command Keys

  • Touch Back or to return to the previous page.
  • Touch and hold Back to display browser History.
  • Touch Forward to go forward to a recent page.
  • Touch Refresh to reload the current page.

Touching and Dragging

  • Touch and drag your finger on the screen to navigate pages and to reposition pages within the screen.

Entering Text in a Field

  • While browsing, touch a text field to display the virtual QWERTY keyboard to enter text.

Zoom

  • Tap the screen twice to zoom in or out.
  • Use two fingers, such as your index finger and thumb, to zoom out by making an inward pinch motion on the screen. To zoom in, make an outward motion by sweeping your fingers out.

Note: For convenient browsing, you can rotate the device to landscape mode.

Selecting Items On a Page

While browsing, use gestures and menus to navigate:

  • Touch an item to select it.
  • Touch a hyperlink to follow the link.
  • Touch and hold on a hyperlink for these options:
    • Open: Open the linked page.
    • Open in new window: Open a new window to display the linked page.
    • Save link: Save the linked page to Download history.
    • Copy link URL: Save the links URL to the clipboard.
    • Select text: Copy the link text to the clipboard.
  • Touch and hold an image for the additional options:
    • Save image: Download an image. View downloaded images in Gallery.
    • Copy image: Copy an image to the clipboard.
    • View image: View the image source.
    • Set as wallpaper: Use the image as your home screen wallpaper.

How to use Browser Windows on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

You can have multiple windows open at one time and easily switch between windows.

  • From the Home screen, touch Internet.
  • To open a new window, touch + icon at the top of the screen.
  • To switch to another open window, touch its tab at the top of the screen.
  • To delete an open window, touch the tab at the top of the screen, and then touch X icon.

How to enter a URL on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

Access a website quickly by entering the URL.

  • From the Home screen, touch Internet.
  • Touch the URL field at the top of the screen, and then enter the URL using the virtual QWERTY keyboard. As you enter characters, potential matches display.

Note: Use the Delete key to clear the URL field, if necessary.

  • Touch a match to complete the URL.

or

  • Continue entering characters and touch the Go key to load the page.

Copying Fields or Text

Copy information from a webpage to the clipboard for pasting, searching, or sharing.

Selecting, Copying, and Pasting Text

  • From the Home screen, touch Internet.
  • Browse to a webpage.
  • On the webpage, touch and hold on the text until you see the text you want highlighted, then stop touching the screen. The text is highlighted.
  • Touch and drag the tabs to the left or right to select more or less text.
  • Touch Copy at the top of the screen to copy the selected text or touch Done to stop.
  • To paste the copied text, navigate to the desired field (or to another application), then touch and hold in a text field and touch Paste in the pop-up.

Copying and Pasting a Hyperlink or URL

  • From the Home screen, touch Internet.
  • Browse to a webpage.
  • Touch and hold on the link or URL, then touch Copy link URL on the pop-up menu.
  • To paste the copied link or URL, navigate to the desired field (or to another application), then touch and hold in a text field and touch Paste on the pop-up menu.

Note

This article will work on both Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1.

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