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Samsung SCH-R261 User Manual

Samsung chrono™ (cricket) cell phone sch-r261 user manual (ver.1.0).
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Please read this manual before operating your
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    P O R T A B L E T R I - B A N D M O B I L E P H O N E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your phone, and keep it for future reference.

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    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating there to (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.

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    MANUAL SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO CREATE AN EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT. IN ADDITION, SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE PURCHASE OR USE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING FROM THE BREACH OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY, INCLUDING INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR BENEFITS.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section 1: Getting Started ...4 Understanding this User Manual ......4 Installing the Battery ....... . . 5 Removing the Battery .

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    Send Picture Messages in Camera Mode ....53 Send Picture Messages in Standby Mode ....55 Receive Picture Messages .

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    Battery Use and Safety ......124 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ....125 UL Certified Travel Charger .

  • Page 7: Section 1: Getting Started, Understanding This User Manual

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to start using your Samsung SCH-R261 phone by activating your service, setting up your Voicemail, or getting an understanding of how this manual is put together. Understanding this User Manual The chapters of this guide generally follow the same order as the menus and sub-menus in your phone.

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    This manual provides condensed information about how to use your phone. To make this possible, the following terms and icon appear in place of repeatedly-used procedural steps: highlight Use the Navigation key ( highlighting effect onto a menu item or screen item of interest.

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    Place the battery over the battery (1) and press lightly upward (2) until it clicks into place. Press and hold to turn off the phone (if on). Press down on the battery cover (1) and slide the cover toward the bottom end of the phone. Lift the cover (2) up and away from the phone, bottom end first.

  • Page 10: Removing The Battery

    Your phone is powered by a rechargeable standard Li-Ion battery. Only use Samsung-approved charging devices and batteries. Samsung accessories are designed to maximize battery life. Use of other accessories may invalidate your warranty and may cause damage. Use the Travel Adapter...

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    The battery indicator ( ) in the upper-right corner of the display indicates power level. Monitor the battery strength and ensure your battery is adequately charged. Three bars ( ) indicate a full charge. An empty battery icon ( ) indicates a near empty battery. A blinking empty battery icon ( ) and a tone sounding indicate you have two to three minutes before the battery is too...

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    Voicemail allows callers to leave voice messages, which can be retrieved any time. Note: Once your Voicemail account has been set up, you can use the Voicemail folder (under the Message menu) to view details of voice messages in your Voicemail box. To dial Voicemail: In standby mode, press and hold mobile number.

  • Page 13: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone, Features Of Your Phone, Closed View Of Your Phone

    Section 2: Understanding Your Phone This section outlines some key features of your phone. It also describes the screen format and the icons that will be displayed when the phone is in use. Features of Your Phone Domestic and international voice and text messaging service (available •...

  • Page 14: Charging The Battery

    Front Display: Indicates the status of your phone, including status icons, message indicators, signal strength, and so Camera Key: Launches the Camera feature of your phone and takes photos. Power / Accessory Connector: Used to connect an optional headset (for hands free operation), or optional TTY device, charging accessories, or optional accessory cables to your phone.

  • Page 15: Command Keys

    Main Display: Indicates the status of your phone, including numbers dialed, feature and function screens, status icons, message indicators and contents, signal strength, and so on. Navigation Key: In Menu mode, lets you scroll through the phone menu options. In Standby mode, lets you access preset functions and one user-defined function.

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    Right Soft Key Some functions of the Right soft key ( In standby mode, press the Contacts soft key ( • Contacts Find screen. When the Right soft key function is Options, press the Options soft key • ) and a pop-up menu appears. OK Key In standby mode, press the OK key ( •...

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    The top line of your phone’s display contains icons that indicate network status, battery power, signal strength, connection type, and more. The Main Clock shows the day, date, and time. The center portion of the display shows information such as call progress information, messages, and photos. The bottom line of the display shows current soft key functions.

  • Page 18: Menu Navigation

    Dialogue boxes prompt for action, inform you of status, or warn of situations such as low battery. Dialogue boxes and their definitions are outlined below. Choice • – Example: “Save Message?” Reconfirm • – Example: “Erase All Messages?” Performing • –...

  • Page 19: Navigation Key Shortcuts, Navigate Using A Shortcut

    To enter the menu or sub menu that appears in the display, press Press the Back soft key to return to the previous menu. Return to the Previous Menu Press the Back soft key to return to a previous menu. •...

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    Standby Mode Standby mode is the state of the phone once it has found service and is idle. The phone goes into standby mode: After you power the phone on. • When you press after a call or from within a menu. •...

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    You can choose to answer a call by pressing any key except , by pressing only , or by opening the phone’s flip. (For more information, refer to “Call Answer” on page 108.) Talk Mode You can place and receive calls only when your phone is on. While in a call, your phone is in talk mode.

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    Handsfree mode lets you operate your phone remotely, without touching it other than to turn it on or off. To place your phone in Handsfree mode, do one of the following: Connect an optional wired headset. • – or – Pair and connect with an optional Bluetooth technology headset or •...

  • Page 23: Section 3: Call Functions, Making A Call — Number Entry Dialing

    Section 3: Call Functions This section explains how to make and answer calls. This section also includes the features and functionality associated with making or answering calls. Making a Call — Number Entry Dialing With the phone on, enter the number you wish to call using the keypad.

  • Page 24: Making A Call — Speed Dialing

    In standby mode, press and hold until a plus sign (+) appears in the display. Note: When you press , your phone automatically replaces this with 011, the three-digit exit code for the United States. Enter the country code for the country that you are calling.

  • Page 25: Making A Call — Quick Search Dialing

    Speed Dial numbers 2 through 9 are special One-Touch dialing numbers. You can call the phone numbers stored in your phone’s Contacts list and assigned Speed Dial numbers 2 through 9 by pressing and holding a single key. Example: For Speed Dial number 3, press and hold number appear in the display and the number is dialed.

  • Page 26: Making A Call — Voice Dialing

    Press the Up navigation key. The Contact List screen appears showing the desired Contact name, as shown. If needed, use the Up and Down navigation keys to highlight the Contact you wish to call. Press to call the highlighted Contact. Making a Call —...

  • Page 27: Answering A Call

    If the recognized name has multiple numbers stored for it (that is, Home, Work, Mobile, and so on), Voice Dial displays the possible choices and prompts you with “Which number?” Say one of the following number types: • “Home” • “Work” •...

  • Page 28: The In-use Options Menu, Ignoring A Call

    Your phone continues to notify you of the call until one of the following • events occurs: – You answer the call. – You ignore the call. – The calling party ends the call. – The call is sent to voicemail. Answering an Incoming Call Open the flip on your phone, if closed, and/or press...

  • Page 29: Calls Log

    In standby mode, repeatedly press the Volume key ( until the Call Volume Level desired appears in the display. The Volume key is on the left side of phone. Calls Log The Calls log retains information about Outgoing, Incoming, and Missed calls.

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    • Erase: Erase the selected call from your Outgoing call log. • Lock/Unlock: Protect the selected call from being erased. • Erase all: Erase all calls from your Outgoing call log. • View Timer: Shows the number of calls and/or the total time spent on the Last Call, Home Outgoing, Home Incoming, Roaming Calls, All Calls, Last Reset, and Lifetime Calls.

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    Your phone retains information about the last 90 missed calls (calls that were never picked up) and stores them in the Missed call log. You can review the Missed call log for the time and date of the call, as well as other information. At the Recent Calls menu, select Missed Calls.

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    • View Timer: Shows the number of calls and/or the total time spent on the Last Call, Home Outgoing, Home Incoming, Roaming Calls, All Calls, Last Reset, and Lifetime Calls. Press Msgs. The following options appear in the display: • Text Message: Lets you send a text message to the selected calling/called number.

  • Page 33: Roaming

    • Transmit: View the total amount of data transmitted by your phone since the last reset. • Received: View the total amount of data received by your phone since the last reset. • Total: View the total amount of data sent or received by your phone since the last reset.

  • Page 34: Section 4: Entering Text, Changing The Text Entry Mode

    Section 4: Entering Text This section outlines how to select the desired text entry mode when entering characters using the phone keypad. This section also describes how to use the T9 predictive text entry system to reduce the number of key strokes needed to enter text. Changing the Text Entry Mode Text messages can be made up of alphabetical characters, numbers, and symbols.

  • Page 35: Using T9 ® Mode, Using Abc Mode, Entering Numbers

    While composing a text message, press the Left soft key, then select T9Word. For practice, enter the word “Samsung” by pressing each of the following keys only once: T9 Word recognizes that the most commonly used word for the numeric sequence you just entered is “Samsung.”...

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    Enter symbols such as “@” or “%” into a text message. While composing a text message, press the Left soft key, then select Symbols. The first of three symbol screens appears in the display. Use the Prev and Next soft keys to page through the other symbols, if desired.

  • Page 37: Section 5: Understanding Your Contacts, Contacts

    Section 5: Understanding Your Contacts This section details how you can manage your daily contacts by storing their names and numbers in your Contacts list. You can have your Contacts entries sorted by name. Contacts Up to 1000 entries can be stored in Contacts. Each entry can have up to five associated phone numbers and one Email address.

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    Note: You can also press the keypad number key that corresponds to the menu option number. Shortcut Key Method If you’ve stored a name entry in Contacts, Find allows you to find it quickly by entering the first few letters of a Contact’s name. In standby mode, press Contacts.

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    • Press View to show information about the entry. • Press Options. The following options appear in the display: – New Contact: Add a new entry to Contacts. – Erase: Erase the name and associated information. – Send Txt Msg: Create and send a text message to the selected Contact.

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    • To say the name again, press Repeat. • To exit Voice SVC without dialing, press Settings and press Exit. The contact information for the name you selected appears in the display. • To dial the number associated with the name, press •...

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    You can use either of two methods to add an entirely new entry to Contacts. Dial Method Using the keypad, enter the number you wish to add to your Contacts. Press Save. The following options appear in the display: • Create New: Lets you create a new Contacts entry. •...

  • Page 42: Finding A Contacts Entry

    Editing Contacts Name and Numbers Find the Contacts entry you wish to change. (For more information, refer to “Finding a Contacts Entry” on page 35.) Use the Navigation key to highlight the entry and press View. The View Contact screen appears in the display showing the highlighted entry’s information.

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    To add pauses to a Contacts entry number, do the following: Find the Contacts entry associated with the number you want to include one or more pauses. (For more information, refer to “Finding a Contacts Entry” on page 35.) Select and edit the desired number. (For more information, refer to “Editing a Contacts Entry”...

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    When you assign a ringtone to a Contacts entry, the phone plays the ringtone that you assigned to the entry when you receive a call from that Contact instead of the ringtone currently assigned to Voice Calls. Find the Contacts entry you want to edit. (For more information, refer to “Finding a Contacts Entry”...

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    At the Save menu, select Create New. The Create New screen appears in the display showing the following number type options: Mobile Home Pager Select the number type that matches your new entry. The New Contact screen appears in the display. Enter a name for the new entry.

  • Page 46: Adding A New Contacts Entry, Speed Dial

    A Contacts entry’s Speed Dial number corresponds to the number keys you press to speed dial one of that entry’s numbers. Example: To speed dial the Contacts entry assigned to Speed Dial 5, press and hold , (1-touch dialing). To speed dial the Contacts entry assigned to Speed Dial 35, press then press and hold , (2-touch dialing).

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    Find the Contacts entry you want to edit. (For more information, refer to “Finding a Contacts Entry” on page 35.) Highlight the desired entry. Press Edit. The Edit Contact screen appears in the display. Highlight the number field you wish to assign a Speed Dial number.

  • Page 48: Contacts Groups

    Contact Groups let you easily send messages to multiple, selected Contacts. You can also use Groups to find Contact entries and to add/remove Contacts names in a Group or to create or rename a Group. Add Contacts Entry to a Group Using Add New/Edit Contact Option To add a Contact to a Group using either the Add New Contact option or the Edit Contact option, do the following:...

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    • Erase: Delete the selected Group, and send the Contacts back to No Group. • Add: Add one or more Contacts to the selected Group. Select Add. The Add Contacts screen appears in the display showing a list of Contacts entries. Do one of the following: •...

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    The Rename option lets you change the name any of the Groups, except No Group. In standby mode, press Menu, then select Contacts Group. The Group List screen appears in the display. Highlight the Group name other than No Group that you wish to change, then press Options The Rename Group screen appears in the display.

  • Page 51: Memory Info

    The Memory Info menu option lets you view the amount of memory you have used to store Contacts entries, as well as the memory remaining to store more Contacts entries. In standby mode, press Menu, then select Contacts Memory Info. The Memory Info Contacts screen appears in the display showing the Total amount of memory in your phone, the amount of memory Used to store Contacts entries, and the...

  • Page 52: Section 6: Messaging, Types Of Messages, Create And Send Text Messages

    Section 6: Messaging This section explains how to send or receive different types of messages. This section also describes the features and functionality associated with messaging. Types of Messages Your phone is able to send and receive Text messages to compatible phones and devices.

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    • Save As Draft: Save the message to your Draft folder. • Save As Preset: Save the text in this message as a new pre- composed message text. • Add To Contacts: Save the recipient’s number or Email address as a Contacts list entry.

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    • Delivery.: The following options are available. – Enh. Delivery Ack: Choose On or Off — Requests confirmation when your message is received. – Priority: Choose Urgent or Normal. – CB #: Choose On or Off to include or exclude your phone number with this message.

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    After you select the View Now option, the new text message appears in the display in Chat View. (For more information, refer to “Chat View” on page 53.). While viewing your message press Options. The following options appear in the display: •...

  • Page 56: Chat View

    Chat View mode is the default format for viewing text messages. In Chat View mode, you can view a series of text messages exchanged between your phone and another phone as if the messages were a chat session, instead of viewing only the incoming messages individually.

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    The Subject field appears in the display. Enter a subject for the Picture message using the keypad. (For more information, refer to “Entering Text” on page 31.) Press the Navigation key Down until the Text field is highlighted, then enter the message text using the keypad. (For more information, refer to “Entering Text”...

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    Send Picture messages to recipients with a compatible phone or other device, and accompany the Picture message with a voice memo, ring tone, or downloaded melody. Tip: You can send a Picture message to up to ten recipients. Enter each recipient’s address or phone number in a separate Send To field of the Picture message composer.

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    • Press Sound. The My Ringtones screen appears in the display showing the following options: – Record New : Record a new memo to insert into the message. Note: You can record and insert a voice memo of up to 60 seconds in length, if you record first before attaching a picture.

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    When you receive a Picture Message in standby mode, the ringer sounds (unless turned off) and New Message appears in the display along with the closed envelope icon ( The date and time of the message also appear in the display along with the following options: View Now: Retrieves and opens the message, where you have the •...

  • Page 61: Message Boxes

    • Save As Preset: Save the text in this message as a new pre- composed message text. • Add To Contacts: Save the sender’s number to your Contacts. • Message Info: Shows message delivery status, addressee, size, and so on. •...

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    In standby mode, press the Navigation key Up, then select Inbox. A list of incoming messages appears in the display. Highlight a message in the list. Press Erase to remove the highlighted message from the Inbox. To access other options, press Options. The following options appear in the display: •...

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    • Extract: Calls recipient of this message. Select an option to perform its function. Messages and Lock Mode Your phone can still receive messages while in Lock Mode. The time and date of the message appear in the display, but you cannot access the message until you enter the lock code.

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    In standby mode, press the Navigation key Up, then select Drafts. A list of any draft messages that you’ve saved appears in the display. Highlight a message that you wish to view or edit, then press Edit. The message creation screen appears in the display.

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    In standby mode, press the Navigation key Up, then select Drafts. A list of any draft messages that you’ve composed appears in the display. Highlight a message. To remove the highlighted message from the Drafts box, press Erase. You are prompted to confirm erasure of the highlighted draft message.

  • Page 66: Erase Messages

    If you choose to review your voicemail messages at a later time: In standby mode, press the Navigation key Up, then select Voicemail. The Voicemail screen appears in the display, showing the number of new voicemail messages received and the date and time the latest message was received. Highlight a voice message.

  • Page 67: Message Settings

    Use the Msg Settings sub-menus to define general settings and text message settings. In standby mode, press the Navigation key Up, then press Msg Settings. The following options appear in the display: • Notification: Choose whether your phone shows the message and the new message icon (Msg.

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    In standby mode, press the Navigation key Up, then select Msg Settings Preset Msgs. The Preset Msgs sub-menu appears in the display. To create a new Preset Message: • Press New. Tip: You can also create a new Preset Message by viewing/editing an Outbox or Drafts message and using the Save As Preset option in the Options menu.

  • Page 69: Section 7: Games & Apps, Accessing Games And Apps, Launching An Application

    Section 7: Games & Apps With Games & Apps, you can download multimedia, applications, games, and check news and sports. Accessing Games and Apps With Games and Apps, you can download full featured applications over the air including games, personalized ring tones, pictures, and more.

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    In the Games & Apps screen, select Games & Apps. The Games & Apps menu appears. Select Catalog. Follow the prompts to locate, purchase (when required), and download an application, a ringtone, or other multimedia files.

  • Page 71: Section 8: Camera, Taking Pictures

    Section 8: Camera Use your R261 phone to take full color digital pictures, display them on your phone’s vivid color display, and instantly share them with family and friends. It’s fun, and as easy to use as a traditional point-and-click camera. This section explains how you can do the following: Take pictures with your phone’s built-in digital camera.

  • Page 72: Camera Screen Layout

    Tip: You can change a number of the camera’s settings to suit particular uses for your pictures. See “Camera Options” on page 73 for more information. Taking Multi Shot Pictures When taking pictures of moving subjects or subjects you cannot pose, such as children and pets, the camera’s Multi Shot mode simplifies the process of taking multiple pictures in quick succession.

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    Select the desired setting. A Series Shot progress bar ( a Mosaic Shot icon ( ) (which acts as a progress bar while pictures are being taken) appears in the display. Using the display as a viewfinder, point the camera lens at your subject.

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    When you activate your phone’s camera, the top two lines of the display are reserved for camera icons (when active). The center of the display shows a viewfinder image of the subject at which the camera is pointed. Camera Screen Soft Keys The soft key labels on the bottom line of the display change to the following: Gallery: Pressing the Left soft key opens the My Images multimedia...

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    Quality: Indicates camera’s picture quality setting. (You can change the picture quality setting. For more information, refer to “Quality” on page 75.) White Balance: Indicates camera’s white balance setting. (You can change the camera white balance setting. For more information, refer to “White Balance” on page 75.) Photo Limit: Indicates the available number of photos you can take.

  • Page 76: Camera Options

    The Camera Options let you temporarily adjust default camera settings to suit available lighting, the subject of the photo, or the purpose of the photo, for the current camera session. When you exit the camera, your Camera Options values revert to their default values.

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    Resolution lets you change the clarity (in pixels) and size (in bytes) of your pictures. In camera mode, press Options, then highlight the Resolution setting. The following values appear in the camera screen: • 640 X 480 (pixels) • 320 X 240 (pixels) •...

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    You can affect how much your photo is compressed, thereby reducing it’s overall size (not to be confused with resolution). In camera mode, press Options, then highlight the current Quality indicator (SF, F, N). The following values appear in the camera screen: SuperFine, Fine, or Normal. Select the desired Quality value.

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    Change the look of your pictures with Color Effect. Choose from eight available settings such as Gray, Negative, and Sepia. The selected color effect previews in the display before you take the picture. In camera mode, press Options, then highlight following values appear in the display: •...

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    In camera mode, press Options, highlight Icon Display. The following values appear in the display: • Display All: Shows camera icons as seen in “Camera Screen Icons” on page 71. • Guideline: Shows a cross hatch pattern in the view finder screen. •...

  • Page 81: Zoom, Brightness, Gallery

    Zoom lets you temporarily enlarge the pictures you take. Increasing the Zoom (1 – 7) enlarges your pictures (0 is normal). In camera mode, press the Navigation key Up or Down to adjust the Zoom (the screen image enlarges to show the affects of your changes).

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    • Slide Show: View your photos and other images as an automatic slide show. • Image Info: View the Title, time and date created, size, and resolution of the currently highlighted or displayed picture. • Get More Graphics: Locate and download graphics. Select the desired option to perform the function for the option or enter its sub-menu.

  • Page 83: Section 9: Multimedia, Accessing Multimedia, My Images

    Section 9: Multimedia This section outlines your phone’s multimedia functions and key features associated with multimedia. Accessing Multimedia In standby mode, press Menu, then select Multimedia. The following sub-menus appear in the display: • Camera: Lets you launch and set up your phone’s camera. (For more information, refer to “Camera”...

  • Page 84: My Ringtones

    – Set As: Assign the selected picture as the Main Wallpaper, as the Picture ID for a Contact, or as the Front Wallpaper. – Erase Images: Erases one or more selected images. – Rename: Change the file name of the selected image. –...

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    Highlight a ringtone or recorded voice memo. The following options are available: • Press Set As to assign the highlighted ringtone. The following options appear in the display: – Ringtone: Lets you assign the selected ringtone to incoming voice calls. –...

  • Page 86: Section 10: Navigator, Accessing Navigator

    Section 10: Navigator With Navigator, you can . Accessing Navigator With Navigator, you can download full featured applications over the air including games, personalized ring tones, pictures, and more. In standby mode, press Menu, then select Navigator. The Navigator screen appears in the display.

  • Page 87: Section 11: Tools/utilities, Tools/utilities Menu, Cricket411, Bluetooth

    Section 11: Tools/Utilities This section explains how to use your phone’s productivity assistance tools and utilities to schedule events, set reminders, perform calculations, and more. Tools/Utilities Menu Tools is a suite of Personal Information Manager (PIM) applications such as a Calendar, and Memo Pad that run on your phone.

  • Page 88

    To save battery life or in situations where Bluetooth use is prohibited, such as airline traveling, you can turn off the Bluetooth wireless technology function. (For more information, refer to “Bluetooth Settings” on page 86.) Add New Device To search for available Bluetooth devices: From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Bluetooth Registered List Add New Device.

  • Page 89

    Registered List provides a list of Bluetooth wireless technology devices previously connected to your handset. From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Bluetooth Registered List. The Bluetooth screen appears in the display showing a list of devices previously connected to your device. From the Registered List, Select the desired device.

  • Page 90: Voice Svc

    Voice SVC is state-of-the-art voice recognition software for your mobile phone that lets you dial numbers, lookup contact information, and open applications using your voice. To access your phone’s voice settings, do the following: From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Voice SVC. The following options appear in the display: •...

  • Page 91

    – Lookup: Lets you look up and display contact information for any name stored in your Contacts list by saying the name. (For more information, refer to “Finding a Contacts Entry” on page 35.) – Go to: Lets you access all of the Main Menus on your phone. –...

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    Choice Lists Voice SVC uses choice lists when it is not confident it has correctly recognized a name or number. In this case, it can display a list of up to three possible choices, and prompt you to confirm the correct one. You can change the way that Voice SVC uses choice lists with name dialing, digit dialing, and contacts.

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    If you regularly have trouble with Voice SVC not recognizing the numbers you say, try adapting digit dialing to your voice. Adapting can improve the accuracy of digit recognition, especially for people with strong regional accents. Note: After you adapt Digit Dial, your phone is customized to your voice, and your voice only.

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    Reset Digits To reset digit dialing to factory default settings, do the following: From the Voice SVC sub-menu, select Voice Settings Digit Dialing Reset Digits. The phone prompts you to confirm digit reset. To reset your digit adaptation, press the OK soft key. To cancel, press the Back soft key.

  • Page 95: Calendar

    Calendar lets you view the current, past, or future month in a monthly calendar layout. While viewing the calendar, the current date is highlighted and days with scheduled events are surrounded by a box. View an event From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Calendar.

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    From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Calendar. A calendar appears in the display with the current date highlighted. The month and year also appear. Highlight the date of the new event. Press Add. The New Event screen appears in the display. To select and enter details of the event, use the Navigation key and the keypad.

  • Page 97: Memo Pad

    You can create a notes and store them in Memo Pad. You can’t prioritize or set an alert for stored notes. Return to Memo Pad anytime you wish to review and edit your notes. Add a Memo From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Memo Pad. If you have any stored memos, they appear as a list in the display.

  • Page 98: Alarm Clock

    Your phone has an alarm clock that can be set to go off once, or daily at a specified time. Once set, the alarm clock is easy to change or turn off completely. Note: The alarm doesn’t function when the phone is turned off. If the time for an alarm that was set for Once has elapsed and the phone is off, the alarm occurs at the same time on the following day.

  • Page 99: World Time

    Turning off an Alarm stops it from sounding when the set time is reached while retaining the Alarm settings for your reuse. From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Alarm Clock. Highlight an Alarm. Press Options and select Off. The highlighted Alarm is turned off, but the alarm settings are retained for later reuse.

  • Page 100: Calculator

    Cape Verde Lisbon London Rome Berlin Athens Helsinki Nairobi Moscow Tehran Abu Dhabi Kabul Mumbai New Delhi Colombo Alma-ata Bangkok Jakarta Beijing Seoul Tokyo Guam Sydney Okhotsk Auckland Samoa Midway Hawaii Alaska San Francisco Los Angeles Do one of the following: •...

  • Page 101: Stop Watch

    For nested operations [such as (1.81 + 9.34) / 5.22] and to calculate powers (such as 3 ), press Operator. The following options appear in the display: • (: Beginning of nested operation • ): Ending of nested operation • Power: Raise the current number to the power of your next entry Use the keypad to enter the next number in your calculation.

  • Page 102: Converter

    The conversion menu provides the following conversion features: Currency • Length • Weight • Volume • Area • Temperature • To convert a currency, length, weight, volume, area, or temperature, do the following: At the Tools/Utilities menu, select Converter. Select the conversion feature you wish to use.

  • Page 103

    The Currency Converter includes long-term average exchange rates as default values. To review and/or change a default exchange rate to the current exchange rate, do the following: From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Converter Currency. Press Rate. The Exchange Rate list for the USD (U.S. Dollars) currency appears in the display.

  • Page 104

    Highlight the Exchange Rate field. Enter a decimal exchange rate for the new currency using the keypad. (For more information, refer to “Entering Numbers” on page 32.) Note: Press to enter the decimal point. The Exchange Rate field only accepts up to 5 digits after the decimal point.

  • Page 105: Tip Calculator

    Tip Calculator automatically calculates the following amounts: • Gratuity (tip) Individual payment (for groups) • Calculations are based on the total amount of the check, a selected percentage, and the number of people paying. From the Tools/Utilities menu, select Tip Calculator. The Tip Calculator screen appears in the display with the Bill field highlighted.

  • Page 106: Section 12: Changing Your Phone's Setting, Accessing Your Phone's Settings, Location

    Section 12: Changing Your Phone’s Setting This section explains how to customize your call and phone settings to suit your needs and preferences. Accessing Your Phone’s Settings In standby mode, press Menu, then select Settings. Tip: To launch the Settings menu using a voice command — In standby mode, press and hold until the phone prompts, “Say a command.”...

  • Page 107: Display Settings

    • Front Display Note: When you select Front Display, your Wallpaper selection automatically changes the Clock Format setting for the Front Clock to Samsung. (For more information, refer to “Clock Format” on page 104.) Select the Display whose Wallpaper you wish to change.

  • Page 108

    • Samsung Note: The Clock Format setting for the Front Clock automatically changes to Samsung when you change the Wallpaper setting for the Front Display. (For more information, refer to “Wallpaper” on page 104.) Select the desired clock format. A “Clock Format Set”...

  • Page 109: Sound Settings

    Note: Prolonged backlight use drains your battery faster. At the Display Settings menu, select Backlight following sub menus appear in the display • Main Display: Sets the time the internal display backlight remains on after a period of inactivity. Optional settings are: 10 seconds, 15 seconds, 30 seconds, Always On, and Always Off.

  • Page 110

    Tip: You can add vibration to Master Volume settings Low – High. Just press Vib.on ( Note: The Vibrate icon ( ) appears in the display when the phone is in Vibrate mode. The Vibrate/Ring icon ( you press Vib.on ( ) with Master Volume set to Low –...

  • Page 111: Call Settings

    Select the desired option. The following settings appear in the display: • On • Off Select the desired setting. Key Tone Key Tone allows you to adjust the volume level and length of the tone that the keypad generates each time you press a key. From the Sounds menu, select Key Tone.

  • Page 112

    Call Alert determines how your phone alerts you to an incoming call. At the Call Settings sub-menu, select Call Alert. The following options appear in the display: • Ring Only: The Voice Calls ringtone plays. (For more information, refer to “Ringer Type” on page 107.) •...

  • Page 113: Phone Settings

    the phone. TTY Mode must be enabled before you can use your phone with a TTY device. Incorrect Correct At the Call Settings sub-menu, select TTY Mode. You are prompted to confirm you want to change the current TTY Mode setting. Note: The “Enabling TTY may impair headset use and non-TTY accessory performance”...

  • Page 114

    • Off: Enables the radio transmitter and receiver in your phone Select the desired Airplane Mode setting. Language The language option on your phone can change the language of voice prompts, menus, and key-input. At the Phone Settings sub-menu, select Language. The following options appear in the display: •...

  • Page 115

    prompted to enter the new lock code. Enter the new lock code. You’re prompted to re-enter the new lock code for verification. Enter the new lock code again. Your changes are stored. Note: Your phone does not allow you to view the lock code for obvious security reasons.

  • Page 116

    Erase all entries erases all information from your Contacts list. Note: To completely remove any personal information stored on your device, see “Precautions for Transfer and Disposal” on page 142. At the Security sub-menu, select Erase All Entries. You’re prompted to enter the lock code again. Enter the four-digit lock code using the keypad.

  • Page 117

    The System Select menu allows you to select the roaming setting for your phone. At the Phone Settings sub-menu, select System Select. The following roaming options appear in the display: • Home Only: Your phone is available for normal operation only within your designated coverage area.

  • Page 118

    Quick Search is an easy way to locate Menu items and Contacts. At the Phone Settings sub-menu, select Quick Search. The following options appear in the display: • On: Quick Search is enabled • Off: Quick Search is disabled Select the desired Quick Search setting. Searching for a Contact In standby mode, press the first few numeric keys that correspond to the letters of the Contacts name.

  • Page 119: Phone Info

    The Phone Info options show you the hardware and software versions of your phone, definitions of the icons that appear at the tops of the phone displays, and the phone number assigned to your phone. At the Settings menu, select Phone Info. The following options appear in the display: •...

  • Page 120: Section 13: Health And Safety Information, Exposure To Radio Frequency (rf) Signals

    Section 13: Health and Safety Information This section outlines the safety precautions associated with using your phone. The terms “mobile device” or “cell phone” are used in this section to refer to your phone. Read this information before using your mobile device. Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals The U.S.

  • Page 121

    While RF energy does not ionize particles, large amounts can increase body temperatures and cause tissue damage. Two areas of the body, the eyes and the testes, are particularly vulnerable to RF heating because there is relatively little blood flow in them to carry away excess heat. Research Results to Date: Is there a connection between RF and certain health problems? The results of most studies conducted to date say no.

  • Page 122

    in Childhood and Adolescence (MOBI-KIDS) MOBI-KIDS is an international study investigating the relationship between exposure to radio frequency energy from communication technologies including cell phones and brain cancer in young people. This is an international multi-center study involving 14 European and non-European countries. Additional information about MOBI-KIDS can be found at http://www.creal.cat/programes-recerca/en_projectes-creal/ view.php?ID=39..

  • Page 123

    Reduce the amount of time spent using your cell phone; • Use speaker mode or a headset to place more distance between your • head and the cell phone. Hands-Free Kits Hands-free kits may include audio or Bluetooth® headsets and various types of body-worn accessories such as belt-clips and holsters.

  • Page 124

    precautionary; it was not based on scientific evidence that any health hazard exists. Additional information on the safety of RF exposures from various sources can be obtained from the following organizations (updated 10/1/2010): FCC RF Safety Program: • http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety/. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): •...

  • Page 125: Smart Practices While Driving

    SAR tests are conducted using standard operating positions accepted by the FCC with the phone transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR level of the phone while operating can be well below the maximum value.

  • Page 126

    Samsung is committed to promoting responsible driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand and address distractions.

  • Page 127

    If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear to be working properly. Do not place your battery in or near a heat source. Excessive •...

  • Page 128: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling

    Recycling programs for your mobile device, batteries, and accessories may not be available in your area. We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung mobile device by working with respected take-back companies in every state in the country.

  • Page 129: Ul Certified Travel Charger, Display / Touch-screen

    Dispose of unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect Or call, (877) 278-0799. Follow local regulations regarding disposal of mobile devices and batteries Dispose of your mobile device and batteries in accordance with local regulations.

  • Page 130: Gps & Agps

    Defense policy and the 2008 Federal Radio navigation Plan (FRP). Changes may affect the performance of location-based technology on your mobile device. Certain Samsung mobile devices can also use an Assisted Global Positioning System (AGPS), which obtains information from the cellular network to improve GPS performance. AGPS uses your...

  • Page 131: Emergency Calls, Care And Maintenance

    The suggestions below will help you fulfill any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years: Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: Liquids of any kind Keep the mobile device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and liquids contain minerals that will corrode electronic circuits.

  • Page 132

    Microwaves Do not try to dry your mobile device in a microwave oven. Doing so may cause a fire or explosion. Dust and dirt Do not expose your mobile device to dust, dirt, or sand. Cleaning solutions Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or strong detergents to clean the mobile device.

  • Page 133

    You should follow some common sense recommendations when using any portable audio device: Always turn the volume down before plugging the earphones into an • audio source. Set the volume in a quiet environment and select the lowest volume at •...

  • Page 134: Operating Environment

    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 395 E Street, S.W. Suite 9200 Patriots Plaza Building Washington, DC 20201 Voice: 1-800-35-NIOSH (1-800-356-4647) 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) Outside the U.S. 513-533-8328 Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Internet: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/noise/default.html 1-888-232-6348 TTY Operating Environment Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch your mobile device off whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when it may cause interference or danger.

  • Page 135

    For more information see: http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety/rf- faqs.html#. Other Medical Devices If you use any other personal medical devices, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from external RF energy. Your physician may be able to assist you in obtaining this information.

  • Page 136: For Wireless Devices

    Regulations for Wireless Devices On July 10, 2003, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report and Order in WT Docket 01-309 modified the exception of wireless mobile devices under the Hearing Aid Compatibility Act of 1988 (HAC Act) to require digital wireless mobile devices be compatible with hearing aids.

  • Page 137: Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device, Fcc Notice And Cautions

    A sum of 5 is considered acceptable for normal use. A sum of 6 is considered for best use. In the above example, if a hearing aid meets the M2 level rating and the wireless mobile device meets the M3 level rating, the sum of the two values equal M5.

  • Page 138: Other Important Safety Information

    Any changes or modifications to your mobile device not expressly approved in this document could void your warranty for this equipment and void your authority to operate this equipment. Only use approved batteries, antennas, and chargers. The use of any unauthorized accessories may be dangerous and void the mobile device warranty if said accessories cause damage or a defect to the mobile device.

  • Page 139: Section 14: Warranty Information, Standard Limited Warranty

    80% of rated capacity or the battery leaks, and this Limited Warranty does not cover any battery if (i) the battery has been charged by a battery charger not specified or approved by SAMSUNG for charging the battery, (ii) any of the seals on the battery are broken or show...

  • Page 140

    Product and the sellers' name and address. To obtain assistance on where to deliver the Product, call Samsung Customer Care at 1-888-987-4357. Upon receipt, SAMSUNG will promptly repair or replace the defective Product. SAMSUNG may, at SAMSUNG's...

  • Page 141

    WRITTEN WARRANTY STATED HEREIN. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN ADDITION, SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING...

  • Page 142: End User License Agreement For Software

    SAMSUNG and should not be relied upon. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC 1301 E. Lookout Drive Richardson, Texas 75082 Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357) ©2011 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. All rights reserved.

  • Page 143

    8. TERMINATION. This EULA is effective until terminated. Your rights under this License will terminate automatically without notice from Samsung if you fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this EULA. Upon termination of this EULA, you shall cease all use of the Software and destroy all copies, full or partial, of the Software.

  • Page 144

    SAMSUNG AND ITS LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS "SAMSUNG" FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTIONS 9, 10 and 11) HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED...

  • Page 145

    To avoid unintended information leaks and other problems of this sort, it is recommended that the device be returned to Samsung’s Customer Care Center for an Extended File System (EFS) Clear which will eliminate all user memory and return all settings to default settings.

  • Page 146

    Important!: If you are using a handset other than a standard numeric keypad, dial the numbers listed in brackets. Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357) ©2011 Samsung Telecommunications America. All rights reserved. No reproduction in whole or in part allowed without prior written approval.

  • Page 147: Index

    Index Numerics 2-Sec Pause Activating Your Phone Adding Contacts Dial Method Menu Method Adjust key beep Ringer Setting Alerts Battery Charging Installing Low Battery Indicator Removing Battery Use & Safety Call Functions Adjusting the Call Volume Answering a Call Call Log Making a Call —...

  • Page 148

    Contacts Groups Add Contacts Erase Rename Create a Draft Message Create and Send Text Messages Dialing Font Size Display / Touch-Screen Display Setting Dialing Font Display Settings Backlight Clock Format Dialing Font Size Front Contrast Theme Wallpaper Do cell phones pose a health hazard? Editing Contacts Add Pauses...

  • Page 149

    Accessories Removing the Battery Responsible Listening Restricting Children's Access to Your Mobile device Return to Last Menu Ringer Types, Assigning Roaming Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling Security Settings Change Lock Emergency # Lock Phone Resetting Your Phone Restriction Send Pic Messages...

  • Page 150

    Ringer Type Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Certification Information Speed Dialing One-Touch Dialing Three Touch Dialing Two-Touch Dialing Standard Limited Warranty Taking Pictures Text Entering Emoticons Entering Numbers Entering Symbols Using Abc Mode Using T9® Mode Time, Set Tools Tools Menu Travel Adapter TTY Mode Turning Your Phone...

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