Setup Lenovo A7000 for the First Time

Edited by Grimm, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to start and set up your Lenovo A7000-series smartphone for the first time. With our phone newly set up, including the SIM card, microSD card (if we choose to have that option), and the battery with some power, we are ready to turn it on for the first time.

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Steps

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    To turn the phone on, we are going to pick it up and locate the volume buttons and a single button below those
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    This is the power button.
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    We are going to press and hold the power button
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    We will feel a vibration. We will see the Lenovo and Android logos ("POWERED BY Android"). Now after a moment, the phone will power up with a chime sound. Once the phone plays a chime, it will have been started up for the first time. The first option will read, "Start your Lenovo adventure".
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    We are required to choose a language
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    In this video, "English" is the default option. We may wish to choose a different language. For the first phone set-up, it is not recommended to choose a language that is not the first or primary language for the user.
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    We tap "English" if we are using English
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    Then, we simply tap on "Next"
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    Once we've tapped on "Next", we will be taken to the "Network settings" option. In the "Network settings" option, we will be given the option to use the SIM card to access data or use a wireless LAN.
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    In this video, we are going to tap the "WLAN" toggle to set up a network
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    This network will be enabled along with the cell phone data. Cell phone data plans don't always work the way we would like them to. We will see different networks. In this video, there are several different networks to choose.
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    We choose a network by tapping it
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    In this video, the first one is tapped. This will be the network used for the tutorial.
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    We enter the password for the WLAN
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    Once we've entered the password, we tap on the "Connect" button
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    One tap on "Connect" will connect us to the network. Once the phone successfully connects, we will see the wireless indicator. It will let us know that the phone has been connected to the network.
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    After the phone has been connected to the WLAN, we simply tap the back option near "WLAN"
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    Then, we tap "Next" at the bottom
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    Now, we will be given the options to set the automatic day and time and the automatic time zone. Both of these are provided by our network carrier.
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    If we do not wish to activate "Automatic date & time" and "Automatic time zone", we can uncheck them
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    Unchecking them will allow us to set the date and time. For the purpose of this demonstration, we leave both options checked.
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    Then, we tap "Next"
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    Once we've tapped on "Next", the phone will begin to connect to the Internet. We will be given the option to connect to our Google account.
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    In order to connect to our Google account, we are going to enter an email address or create a new account
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    There is a VisiHow video tutorial on how to set up a Google account if setting up an Android phone or using Google has never been done before. Otherwise, we enter our credentials for our own Google account. Now, let's get started with our Google account.
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    Once we've entered our Google account name, we are going to tap the "NEXT" option
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    Tapping on "NEXT" will prompt us to enter the password
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    We make sure that we enter the correct password. We enter our password now. There is another VisiHow tutorial on how to recover the Google password if the password is unknown or has been forgotten. It is available at http://visihow.com/Recover_Android_Device_in_case_of_Forgot_password/pattern_unlock_an_Android_device.
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    Once we've entered our password, we go ahead and tap on "NEXT" again
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    Now, we will be given a Google menu, which will give us details and information on our Google account.
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    We scroll through and read the text
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    Once we are satisfied with the contents, we tap on "ACCEPT"
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    If we are not satisfied with the contents, we will not be able to use the phone with the Google account. Accepting the contents is a requirement by Google. Now, we tap "ACCEPT".
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    Once we've tapped on "ACCEPT", we will be asked to reset our password if the account is absolutely new or very old
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    Otherwise, the screen will not be shown. Let's reset our password.
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    After we've entered our new password, we tap the "Confirm password" area
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    We confirm the password. Both passwords should be entered and matched. We enter the correct passwords for "New password" and "Confirm password" areas. Both should be new passwords, and they need to match.
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    We tap on "NEXT"
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    After we've tapped on "NEXT", we will be given a pop-up window that indicates that we need to accept the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy
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    We should tap both and read them. We tap "ACCEPT" if we accept them. Now, all of the information that we've entered will be checked. If everything is fine, we'll be taken to the main screens.
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    On "Google services", we have the option to back up our system
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    We can uncheck the available option if we don't wish our system to be backed up. In this video, we want to have our information backed up, so the option is going to be left checked.
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    Then, we tap on "NEXT"
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    After tapping on "NEXT", we'll be taken to Lenovo screen where we will see the Lenovo License Agreement
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    We scroll down to read the Agreement
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    We can also click the link to go to the Lenovo web site
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    For the purposes of the demonstration, we are just going to tap "Accept"
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    We will be taken to the "Congratulations" window. We will be able to begin using our new Lenovo A7000-series smartphone.
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    Let's tap "Start using your new device"
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    Let's get started. We will be taken to the phone screen. From the screen, things will load up. We will be able to begin using our phone. For help and assistance on using the phone, make sure to check the rest of VisiHow tutorials on how to use the Lenovo A7000-series smartphone.
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This concludes our tutorial on setting up your Lenovo A7000-series phone for the first time. Thanks for choosing VisiHow! Have a great day! We look forward to seeing you in other tutorials.

Video: Setup Lenovo A7000 for the First Time

Questions and Answers

How to rerun start up wizard please?

So the genius in the phone shop turned on the phone and skipped out the setup wizard now I can't find it to run it again. Any ideas on how to rerun it rather than going and finding each section to update the info?

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