For those of you that purchased a Samsung Galaxy Tab this weekend and found a way to sneak out of the store without anyone forcing you to tack on a data package, here is your trick to bypassing the activation screen. As you long as you can count, you should be able to do this in a couple of seconds and then will be on your way to enjoying the wi-fi tethered mobile version of this first legitimate Android tablet.
- Press “Volume Up” once.
- Press “Volume Down” twice.
- Press “Volume Up” three times.
- Press “Volume Down” four times.
Stay close to Android Life after this for a couple of additional activation bypass instructions.
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