Using this manual Thank you for purchasing this Samsung mobile phone. This device will provide you with high quality mobile communication and entertainment based on Samsung’s exceptional technology and high standards. This user manual has been specially designed to guide you through the functions and features of your device.
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Contents Assembling ... Unpack ... 9 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ... 9 Charge the battery ... 11 Insert a memory card (optional) ... 13 Attach a hand strap (optional) ... 16 Getting started ... Turn your device on and off ... 17 Get to know your device ...
• Battery • Travel adapter (charger) • User manual Use only Samsung-approved software. Pirated or illegal software may cause damage or malfunctions that are not covered by your manufacturer's warranty. • The items supplied with your device may vary depending on the software and accessories available in your region or offered by your service provider.
To install the SIM or USIM card and battery, If the device is on, press and hold [ off to turn it off. Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. Assembling Insert the SIM or USIM card.
You can charge the device with the provided travel adapter or by connecting the device to a PC with a PC data cable. Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables. Unauthorised chargers or cables can cause batteries to explode or damage your device.
• If your device is not charging properly, bring your device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre. When the battery is fully charged, unplug the travel adapter from the device and then from the power outlet.
32 GB (depending on memory card manufacturer and type). Samsung uses approved industry standards for memory cards, but some brands may not be fully compatible with your device. Using an incompatible memory card may damage your device or the memory card and can corrupt data stored on the card.
• Your device supports only the FAT file structure for memory cards. If you insert a card formatted with a different file structure, your device will ask you to reformat the memory card. • Frequent writing and erasing of data will shorten the life span of memory cards.
› Remove the memory card Before removing a memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. Applications In Idle mode, select card and phone storage Unmount SD card. → Remove the back cover. Push the memory card gently until it disengages from the device.
Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, press and hold [ ]. Your device will automatically connect to the cellular network. If you turn on your device for the first time, tap the Android image on the screen and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device for its first time.
Multifunction jack Headset jack Internal antenna Getting started › Keys Power key Camera lens Power Back cover Menu Home Speaker Back Volume Function Turn on the device (press and hold); End a call; Access the quick menus (press and hold); Lock the touch screen.
› Indicator icons Icons shown on the display may vary depending on your region or service provider. Icon Definition No signal Signal strength GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected Wi-Fi activated Bluetooth activated Bluetooth headset connected Icon Definition GPS activated Voice call in progress...
Icon Definition Memory card inserted No SIM or USIM card New text or multimedia message New email message New voice mail message Alarm activated Event notification Roaming (outside of normal service area) Silent mode activated Flight mode activated Getting started Icon Definition Vibration activated...
• To avoid scratching the touch screen, do not use sharp tools. • Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction. • Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with water.
Press [ → the idle screen. Select the item category an item: → • Samsung Widgets : Add Samsung widgets to the idle screen. • Android Widgets : Add Android widgets to the idle screen. • Shortcuts : Add shortcuts to items, such as applications, bookmarks, and contacts.
› Move items on the idle screen Tap and hold an item to move. Drag the item to the location you want when the item is magnified. › Remove items from the idle screen Tap and hold an item to remove. The item is magnified and the trash icon appears on the application area, meaning that the application area at the bottom of the idle screen changes to the trash.
› Add or remove panels to the idle screen You can add or remove panels of the idle screen to organise widgets according to your preferences and needs. Edit. In Idle mode, press [ → Select to add new panels or Save.
› Organise applications You can reorganise the applications in the application list by changing their order or grouping them into categories to suit your preferences and needs. In the application list, press [ Tap and hold an application. Drag the application icon to the location you want. You can move an application icon to another main menu screen.
Select a wallpaper for the idle screen In Idle mode, press [ Phone Select an image. Select Samsung is not responsible for any use of default images or wallpapers provided on your device. › Adjust the brightness of the display Phone ringtone.
Set unlock → • If you forget the unlock pattern, bring your device to a Samsung Service Centre to unlock it. • Samsung is not responsible for any loss of passwords or private information or other damages caused by illegal software.
Once the PIN lock is enabled, you must enter the PIN each time you turn on the device. • If you enter an incorrect PIN too many times, your SIM or USIM card will be blocked. You must enter a PIN unlock key (PUK) to unblock the SIM or USIM card.
Change the keyboard type You can change the keyboard type. Tap and hold the text input field and select Input method (Swype or Samsung keypad). › Enter text using the Swype keyboard Select the first character of a word and drag your finger to the second character without releasing the finger from the screen.
To view help information for using the Swype keyboard, select Getting started › Enter text using the Samsung keypad Select and select a text input method. You can select one of key input methods (QWERTY or traditional keypad) or handwriting input methods.
Number Function Change the text input method; Access the keypad settings (tap and hold). Clear your input. Start a new line. Insert a space. › Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications.
• This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. • Your device will save user files from downloaded applications to the internal memory. › Install an application In Idle mode, open the application list and select Market.
To download files from the web, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet. Search for a file or application and download it. To install applications downloaded from websites other than Android Market, you must select Settings Applications Unknown sources.
Select an account. Select the applications you want to synchronise. To exclude applications from automatic synchronisation, clear the check boxes next to the applications you want. › Synchronise data manually In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Accounts and sync.
Communication Calling Learn to use calling functions, such as making and answering calls, using options available during a call or customising and using call-related features. › Make and answer a call You can use the buttons or the touch screen when you make, accept, end or reject calls.
Reject a call When a call comes in, select Reject. The caller will hear a busy tone. To send a message when you reject incomming calls, select Reject with msg. First set a text message to be sent to callers. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Call settings All calls...
• To adjust the voice volume, press the Volume key up or down. • To activate the speakerphone feature, select In noisy environments, you may have difficulty hearing some calls while using the speakerphone feature. For better audio performance, use the normal phone mode.
› Use additional features You can use various other call-related features, such as auto rejection, Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode, or call diverting or barring. Set auto rejection Use the auto rejection to reject calls from certain numbers automatically. To activate the auto rejection and set up the reject list, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings...
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Call settings Voice call → → forwarding. Select a condition. Enter a number to which calls will be forwarded and select Enable. Your setting will be sent to the network. Set call barring Call barring is a network feature to restrict certain types of calling or to prevent others from making calls with your...
Select a log to view its details. From the detail view, you can dial the number, send a message to the number or add the number to the phonebook or reject list. Messages Learn to create and send text (SMS), multimedia (MMS), or email messages, and view or manage messages you have sent or received.
Select the check boxes next to contacts and select Add. When you enter an email address, the device will convert the message as a multimedia message. Select the text input field and enter your message text. To insert emoticons, press [ Attach Press [ an option and add an item.
Enter a name or address in the recipient field. Enter a subject and message. To attach an image file, press [ Select Send to send the message. › View email messages In Idle mode, open the application list and select Google Mail.
Filter messages From the Inbox screen, press [ Select the label of the messages you want to view. Email Learn to send or view email messages via your personal or company email account. › Set up an email account In Idle mode, open the application list and select Email.
Select Attach and attach a file. You can select a file from the file list or capture a photo, video, or sound clip. Select Send to send the message. If you are offline or outside your service area, the message will be held in the message thread list until you are online and in your service area.
› Add friends to your friend list In Idle mode, open the application list and select The friend list shows all of your Google Talk contacts at a glance. Add friend. Press [ → Enter your friend's e-mail address and select Invitation.
Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.2 mega pixels) and videos at resolutions up to 320 x 240 pixels. To use the camera, you must first insert a memory card. ›...
Number Function Check the camera status and settings. • : Resolution • : Exposure metre type • : Number of photos you can take (according to available memory) • : Storage location Change the shooting mode. Change the scene mode. Adjust the exposure value;...
› Capture a photo by using preset options for various scenes Your camera provides you with predefined settings for various scenes. You can simply select the proper mode for your shooting condition and subjects. For example, when you take photos at night, select the night mode that uses an extended exposure.
› Capture a series of photos You can easily take a series of photos of moving subjects. This is useful when you are photographing children at play or a sporting event. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera.
› Capture a combined photo You can take two photos with the same background and then combine the left and right halves of each photo into one photo. This feature is helpful when you want to take a photo with a friend but there is no one available to take the photo for you.
Move the device to follow the moving subject. The device automatically captures the next photo. Continue to follow the subject until the device has captured all the shots necessary for the action photo. › Customise camera settings Before taking a photo, select →...
Setting Function Set the camera to include location information for your photos. • To improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may be obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas, or in poor weather conditions. Alternatively, select Use wireless networks.
Number Function Check the camcorder status and settings. • : Resolution • : Length of video that can be captured (according to available memory) • : Storage location Change the recording mode (for attaching to a multimedia message or for saving normally). Adjust the exposure value;...
› Customise camcorder settings Before capturing a video, select following options: Option Function Select the length of the delay before Timer the camera starts recording a video. Resolution Change the resolution option. Adjust the colour balance according White balance to lighting conditions. Apply a special effect, such as sepia Effects or black and white tones.
Video Player Learn to use the video player to play various kinds of videos. The video player supports the following file formats: 3gp, mp4, avi, wmv, asf, divx (Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX, XviD). • Some file formats are not supported depending on the software of the phone.
• If the file size exceeds the available memory, and error can occur when you open files. • Samsung is not responsible for any use of default music files provided on your device. a sharing option. →...
Add music files to your device Start by transferring files to your device or memory card: • Download from the wireless web. • Download from a PC with the optional Samsung Kies. p. 88 ► • Receive via Bluetooth. p. 83 ►...
Number Function Open the current playlist. Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound system when a headset is connected. Change the repeat mode (off, repeat one file or repeat all files). Pause playback; Select to resume playback. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold).
› Add songs to the quick list You can add songs to the quick list and save them as a playlist. During playback, press [ to add the current song to the quick list. To go to the quick list, from the music player main screen, select Playlists Quick list.
› Listen to the FM radio Plug the supplied headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select FM Radio. Select to turn on the FM radio. The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically. The first time you turn on the FM radio, it will start automatic tuning.
› Save a radio station automatically Plug the supplied headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select FM Radio. Select Scan a scanning option. → The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically. Select the radio station you want from the all station list and press [ ] to return to the FM radio screen.
Option Function Set whether or not to show the station ID on the FM radio screen; Show Station IDs are available only from Station ID radio stations that provide this information. Set whether or not the FM radio Alternative attempts to retune a radio station frequency when the signal is weak.
Personal information Contacts Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts stored on the phone's memory or a SIM or USIM card. You can save names, mobile phone numbers, home phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for your contacts.
› Find a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. Scroll up or down on the contact list. Select a contact’s name. Once you find a contact, you can: • call the contact by selecting a number or •...
You can send your namecard by attaching it to a message or email or transferring it via the Bluetooth wireless feature. › Retrieve contacts from your community accounts You can view the list of community website accounts and select an account to add a contact from the website to your phone contacts.
› View the communication log You can view the communication log of calls, messages, email or SNS threads. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts History. → Select an item you want to view. › View the social network activities You can view the recent activities of contacts in social network services, such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter.
› View events To change the calendar view, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar. Select a view mode from the top of the calendar. To view events of a specific date, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar.
› Create a memo In Idle mode, open the application list and select Memo. Select Create memo or press [ Enter your memo text. Press [ ] to select a background colour. Save. Select › View memos In Idle mode, open the application list and select Memo.
› Play a voice memo In Idle mode, open the application list and select Recorder. Select In a playlist, select a voice memo to play. Control playback with the following keys: Number Voice You can send the voice memo to others by pressing Function Move to a point of the file by dragging the bar.
Web services require a data connection. Contact your operator to choose the best data plan. Internet Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages. • You may incur additional charges for accessing the web and downloading media. For details, contact your service provider.
Number Function Enter an web address of the web page to access. Open a list of saved bookmarks, frequently visited pages, and recent internet history. While browsing the web page, use the following options: • To zoom in or out, double-tap the screen. You can also use the two finger zoom;...
› Search for information by voice This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet. Select the address field. Select and say a keyword into your device’s microphone.
• To delete the bookmark, select Delete bookmark. • To use the web page as your homepage of the browser, select Set as homepage. › Open multiple pages You can open multiple pages and switch back and forth between them. While browsing a web page, press [ window.
Layar Layar allows you to browse locations for real-time local information or maps through the camera of your device and to share the information with others. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Layar. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.
› Search for a specific location In Idle mode, open the application list and select Maps. Press [ Search. → Use one of the following methods: • Enter the address. • Enter the category of the business. • Select an address you have visited or a category from the list.
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Maps. Join Latitude. Press [ → Add friends Press [ an option. → → Select friends you want to add or enter an email address and select Add friends When your friend accepts your invitation, you can share locations.
Number Function Scan backward in a file. Move to a point of the file by dragging the bar. Scan forward in a file. Pause playback; Select to resume playback. › Share videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube.
Market. Search for a file and download it to the device. Samsung Apps Samsung Apps allows you to simply and easily download useful applications to your device and keep them updated. Your device gets smarter with fully optimised applications from Samsung Apps. You can also enjoy updates of downloaded applications including those initially provided.
• This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. • To use Samsung Apps, your device must be connected to the internet using a cellular connection or Wi-Fi. • You may incur additional charges for accessing the internet and downloading applications.
› Find and pair with other Bluetooth- enabled devices In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and network → settings Scan devices. → Select a device. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and select OK.
When prompted, enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and select OK (if necessary). Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive Select data from the device (if necessary). Received data is saved to an appropriate application or folder according to its type.
Select a network under Wi-Fi networks. Enter a password for the network (if necessary). Select Connect. › Add a WLAN manually In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and network → Add Wi-Fi network. → Enter the SSID for the network and select the security type.
Adjust the following settings to customise the DLNA feature: Option Function Media server Enter a name for your device as a name media server. Turn on video sharing, image Share media sharing or music sharing with other DLNA-enabled devices. Access point Select a connection profile to use for network DLNA connections.
› Play others' files on your device In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare. Select Play file from server on my phone. Your device automatically searches for DLNA-enabled devices. Select a device as the media server—the one that contains media files.
PC. › Connect with Samsung Kies Ensure that Samsung Kies is installed on your PC. You can download the program from the Samsung website (www. samsungmobile.com). In Idle mode, open the application list and select...
Open Windows Media Player to synchronise music files. Edit or enter your device’s name in the pop-up window (if necessary). Select and drag the music files you want to the sync list. Start synchronisation. › Connect as a mass storage device You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and access the file directory.
› Use your device as a wireless modem You can use your device as a modem for a PC to access the internet via your mobile network service. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings About phone USB settings →...
Tools Clock Learn to set and control alarms, and world clocks. You can also use the stopwatch and count-down timer. › Set a new alarm In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock Alarm. → Select Create alarm or press [ Set alarm details.
› Create a world clock In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock World clock. → Select Add city or press [ → Enter a city name or select one from the city list. To select a city in the world map view, select To add more world clocks, repeat steps 2-3.
Calculator Learn to perform mathematical calculations directly on your device like a typical hand-held or desktop calculator. › Perform the calculation In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calculator. Use the keys that correspond to the calculator display to perform basic mathematical operations.
In a folder, press [ ] to use the following options: • To send a video to others via multimedia message, email or the Bluetooth wireless feature, select Share. • Create folder. To create a new folder, select • To delete files or folders, select Delete.
› View and edit a document on your device In Idle mode, open the application list and select ThinkFree Office. My Docs Select a document. → Select a text encoding type (if necessary). View and edit the document as desired. •...
Voice Dialler Learn to dial a number or open an application by voice. • This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. • Your device can recognise only American English commands. • Recognised languages may vary depending on your region or service provider.
Write and Go Learn to enter text and send it as a message, upload it to a community website, or save it as a memo or calendar event. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Write and Go. Enter text using the text input panel.
Settings Access the Settings menu In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings. Select a setting category and select an option. Wireless and network Change the settings for wireless network connections. › Flight mode Disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.
› Mobile networks • Data roaming : Set the device to connect another network when you are roaming or your home network is not available. • Access Point Names : Set up access point names (APNs). • Network Mode : Select a network band. •...
› Voice call • Call forwarding : Divert incoming calls to another number. • Call barring : Block incoming or outgoing calls. • Call waiting : Activate call waiting to receive an incoming call when you are already on a call. •...
• Phone ringtone: Select a ringtone to alert you to incoming calls. • Phone vibrate : Set the device to vibrate to alert you to incoming calls. • Notification ringtone : Select a ringtone to alert you to events, such as incoming messages, missed calls, and alarms.
Set recipient : Set up recipients to receive a tracking message from your lost device. Samsung account : Set up your Samsung web account to control your lost device remotely. Change password : Change your mobile tracker password.
This is for application development. • Samsung Apps packet switched data network) to get notifications for new applications from Samsung Apps. The feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. : View the services you are using and...
Accounts and sync Change the settings for the auto sync feature or manage accounts for synchronisation. • Background data : Select this setting to use the auto sync feature. The auto sync will run in the background without opening applications and synchronise data. •...
› Select locale Select a display language for all menus and applications. › Select Input Method Select a keyboard type (Swype or Samsung keypad). › Swype • Language: Select a language for text input. You cannot enter text in some languages. To enter text, you should change the writing language to one of the supported languages.
: Customise the recognition time in Handwriting mode. • Tutorial : Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keypad. Accessibility Set a type or intensity of the vibration as your preference. You can install accessibility applications from the web, such...
Text-to-speech Change the settings for the text-to-speech feature that reads aloud text from messages or applications that support the feature. • Listen to an example : Listen to the spoken text for an example. Install voice data for using the text-to-speech feature.
Troubleshooting When you turn on your device or while you are using the device, it prompts you to enter one of the following codes: Code Try this to solve the problem: When the device lock feature is enabled, Password you must enter the password you set for the device.
• If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your local Samsung Service Centre. Your device freezes or has fatal errors If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold [ ] for 8-10 seconds.
Outgoing calls are not connected • Ensure that you have pressed the Dial key. • Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network. • Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone number you are dialling. Incoming calls are not connected •...
Error messages appear when launching the camera Your Samsung mobile device must have sufficient available memory and battery power to operate the camera application. If you receive error messages when launching the camera, try the following: •...
Service Centre. Troubleshooting Error messages appear when opening music files Some music files may not play on your Samsung mobile device for a variety of reasons. If you receive error messages when opening music files on your device, try the following: •...
Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are within the maximum Bluetooth range (10 metres). If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre. A connection is not established when you connect the device to a PC •...
Safety and usage information This safety and usage information should be followed to safely use your device. Safety warnings Keep your device away from small children and pets Keep your device and all accessories out of the reach of small children or animals.
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries or damage to your device. • Never dispose of batteries or devices in a fire. Follow all local regulations when disposing of used batteries or devices.
Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hand and face. Bring the device to a Samsung Service Centre to replace the screen. Damage caused by careless handling will void your manufacturer’s warranty.
Protect the device, batteries and chargers from damage • Avoid exposing your device and batteries to very cold or very hot temperatures (below 0° C or above 45° C). • Extreme temperatures can cause the deformation of the device and reduce the charging capacity and life of your device and batteries.
Important usage information Use your device in the normal position Avoid contact with your device’s internal antenna. Allow only qualified personnel to service your device Allowing unqualified personnel to service your device may result in damage to your device and will void your manufacturer’s warranty.
European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the Samsung mobile phone website. Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
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59 creating playlists 60 playing music 59 PC connections mass storage 89 network modem 90 Samsung Kies 88 Windows Media Player 88 phonebook creating contacts 65 creating groups 67 creating your namecard 66 finding contacts 66...
SD card and phone storage 104 search 104 sound and display 100 text-to-speech 107 wireless and network 98 silent mode SIM card installing 9 locking 27 stopwatch synchronisation with web accounts 33 with Windows Media Player 88 text input text memos text messages sending 40 viewing 41...
web browser adding bookmarks 74 browsing web pages 72 Windows Media Player WLAN activating 84 finding and connecting to networks 84 world clock Write and Go YouTube uploading videos 79 watching videos 78 Index...
(place and date of issue) (name and signature of authorised person) * It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your device depending on the software of the device or your service provider. To install Kies (PC Sync) Download the latest version of Kies from the Samsung website (www.samsungmobile.com) and install it on your PC.