Using this manual Thank you for purchasing this Samsung mobile device. 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) ... 15 Getting started ... Turn your device on and off ... 16 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 [ Power 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 (the battery icon is no longer moving), 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.
Remove the back cover. Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing down. Push the memory card in the memory card slot until it locks in place. Replace the back cover. Assembling › Remove the memory card Before removing a memory card, first unmount it for safe removal.
› Format the memory card Formatting your memory card on a PC may cause incompatibilities with your device. Format the memory card only on the device. Settings In Idle mode, select → Mass Storage & phone storage Format SD card Erase everything.
Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, press and hold [ will automatically connect to the cellular network. To turn off your device, Press and hold [ Power off. Select • Follow all posted warnings and directions from official personnel when in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals.
Headset jack Speaker › Keys Menu/Home Camera 4-way Back cover navigation Confirm Back/Google Internal antenna Search Function Press [ ] to open a list of options available on the current screen; Press [ ] to return to the idle screen; Press and hold ] to open the list of recent applications.
Function Make or answer a call; In Idle Dial mode, retrieve recently dialled, missed, or received numbers. Turn on the device (press and hold); End a call; Access the Power quick menus (press and hold); Lock the touch screen. Volume Adjust the device’s volume.
Icon Definition Call diverting activated Missed call Speakerphone activated Connected to PC Wi-Fi activated Bluetooth activated Bluetooth device connected GPS activated Synchronised with the web No SIM or USIM card Icon Definition New text or multimedia message New email message New voice mail message Alarm activated Silent mode activated...
Use the touch screen Your device’s touch screen lets you easily select items or perform functions. Learn basic actions to use the touch screen. • 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.
• Shortcuts : Add shortcuts to items, such as applications, bookmarks, and contacts. • Folders : Create a new folder or add folders for your contacts. • Wallpapers : Set a background image. Available items may vary depending on the current idle screen mode.
› 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 Press [ ] to return to the idle screen.
› 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 to the location you want when the application is magnified.
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Drag the slider Select an option. → Save or Set wallpaper. Samsung is not responsible for any use of default images or wallpapers provided on your device. Sound & display Animation. → → Sound & display Brightness.
Require pattern in Location & security. 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.
Change the keyboard type You can change the keyboard type . Tap and hold the text input field and select Input method (Swype or Samsung). › 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.
Insert a space. • To hide the Swype keyboard, press [ • To view help information for using the Swype keyboard, select Getting started › Enter text using the Samsung keypad Select Option Qwerty Keypad 3x4 Keypad Handwriting box 1...
(tap and hold). Clear your input. Start a new line. Insert a space. • To hide the Samsung keypad, press [ • To change the keypad settings, tap and hold › Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications.
Download applications from Android Market Based on the Android platform, your device’s functionality can be extended by installing additional applications. Android Market provides you an easy and quick way to shop for games and mobile applications. • This feature may be unavailable depending on your region.
Download files from the web When you download files or web applications from the web, your device saves them in a memory card. For checking supported file formats, see “Supported file formats. ” Files you download from the web can include viruses that will damage your device.
Select Add account an account type. → Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. For online community services, such as Facebook or MySpace, enter your user name and password and select Log in. › Activate automatic sync If you add or edit data in any of the applications (Google Mail, Calendar, and Contacts) on the web, the updated information will appear on your device, and vice versa.
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.
Call an international number In Idle mode, press [ ] or select tap and hold 0 to insert the + character. Enter the complete number you want to dial (country code, area code and phone number), and then select to dial the number. ›...
• To dial a second call, press [ → a new number. You must subscribe to the call waiting service to use this feature. • To answer a second call when a call waiting tone sounds, press [ Hold current call & answer to hold the →...
Enter the PIN2 supplied with your SIM or USIM card and select OK. FDN list and add contacts to be used in FDN Select mode. Set call forwarding Call diverting is a network feature to send incoming calls to another number that you specify. You can set this feature separately for several conditions when you are not able to answer calls, such as when you are already on the device or when you are outside of the service area.
Messages Learn to create and send text (SMS), multimedia (MMS), or email messages, and view or manage messages you have sent or received. You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages while outside your home service area. For details, contact your service provider. ›...
› View a text or multimedia message In Idle mode, open the application list and select Messaging. Your messages are grouped into message threads by contact like a messenger. Select a contact. Select a text or multimedia message from the message thread.
Google Mail You can retrieve new email messages from Google Mail™ to your Inbox. When you access this application, the Inbox screen appears. The total number of unread messages displays in the title bar and unread messages display in bold. If you have labelled a message, its label appears in a coloured rectangle on the message.
• To mute the message, press [ • To report the message as a spam, press [ Report spam. › Organise email by labels You can organise your email by labelling your messages, adding stars to mark important messages or store messages.
Select an account type (POP3 or IMAP). Follow the on-screen instructions. › Send an email message In Idle mode, open the application list and select Email an email account. → Compose. Press [ → Enter a name or address in the recipient field. ] and select Add Cc/Bcc to add more Press [ recipients.
From the message view, use the following options: • To reply to the message, press [ • To reply to the message including all recipients, press Reply all. → • To forward the message to other people, press [ Forward. Talk Learn to chat with friends and family via Google Talk™.
Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 1600 x 1200 pixels (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. Set whether to use Night shot mode.
› 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 photo in Smile shot mode Your camera can recognise people’s faces and help you take photos of their smiling faces. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Smile shot.
Before taking a photo, select → following settings: Setting Function Display guidelines on the preview Guidelines screen. Set the camera to display the taken Review image. 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...
Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary adjustments. Number Function Check the camcorder status and settings. • : Resolution • : Length of video that can be captured (according to available memory) • : Storage location Entertainment Number Press the Volume key to zoom in or out.
Select or press the Confirm key to stop recording. The video is saved automatically. The camera may not be able to properly record videos to a memory card with a slow transfer speed. After capturing videos, select to view the captured videos.
Gallery Learn to view photos and play videos saved in your device's memory and memory card. › Supported file formats Type Format Image Extension: bmp, gif, jpg, png • Extension: 3gp, mp4 Video • Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264 • Some file formats are not supported depending on the software of the phone.
› Play a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery. Select a folder a video (with the → Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Pause playback; Select to resume playback.
Music Learn to listen to your favourite music while on the go with the music player. For details about file formats that the music player supports, see "Supported file formats. " p. 50 ► › Add music files to your device Start by transferring files to your device or memory card: •...
Number Function Open the playlist. Activate Shuffle mode. Change the repeat mode (off, repeating a file, or repeating all files). Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold). • SRS CS Headphone™ delivers a 5.1 surround sound experience over standard headphones or earbuds when listening to multichannel content, such as DVD movies.
Press [ Party shuffle. → To turn off the party shuffle feature, select › Customise music player settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Music. Select a category a music file. → Settings. Press [ → Adjust the following settings to customise your music player: Option Function...
Control the FM radio with the following keys: Number Function Adjust the volume. Turn off the FM radio; Select to turn on the FM radio. Change the frequency by 0.1 MHz. Search for an available radio station. Number › Save a radio station automatically Plug the supplied headset into the device.
› Add a radio station to the favourites list Plug the supplied headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Radio. Select to turn on the FM radio. Scroll to the radio station you want. + to add to the favourites list.
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, select Press [ Enter the first letters of the name you want and select Select the contact’s name from the contact list. Once you find a contact, you can: • call the contact or send a message by selecting a number.
› 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. In Idle mode, select Press [ Get friends. → Select Add account.
› Create an event In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar. Press [ New event. → Enter the details of the event as required. Done. Select › View events To change the calendar view, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar.
Memo Learn to record important information to save and view at a later date. › Create a memo In Idle mode, open the application list and select Memo. If there is a memo to be saved, select Create. press [ →...
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. • Available icons may vary depending on your region. › Browse web pages In Idle mode, open the application list and select Browser to launch a specified homepage.
While browsing the web page, use the following options: • To zoom in or out, flick to any direction to display and select a zoom icon. • To go to a next page in history, press [ • To reload a web page, press [ ›...
Featuring a wealth of games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, health related applications and more, Samsung Apps gives you instant access to a huge choice of mobile experience. Your device gets smarter with fully optimized applications from Samsung Apps.
› Change the map view In Idle mode, open the application list and select Maps. Select OK to close the intro window (if necessary). Press [ Layers a view mode. → → › Search the map In Idle mode, open the application list and select Maps.
Enter the addresses of the starting location and the ending location. To enter an address from your contact list or point the location on the map, select → on map. Select a travel method (car, bus, or walk) and select Select a travel route to view details of your trip (if necessary).
Number Function Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Move to a point of the file by dragging the bar. Scan forward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select to resume playback › Share videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube.
Market You can download games, ringtones, or other applications from the Android Market. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Market. Search for a file and download it to the device. p.
Bluetooth. If the devices are within range of one another, you can exchange information between them even if they are located in different rooms. • Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or received via the Bluetooth wireless feature. •...
› Find and pair with other Bluetooth- enabled devices In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless & networks → settings Scan for 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.
Select Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive data from the device (if necessary). Received data is saved to an appropriate application or folder according to its type. For example, a music or sound clip is saved to the sound folder and a contact to the phonebook.
Enter a password for the network and select necessary). Connect. Select › Add a WLAN manually In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless & networks → 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 files of one device on the other device In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare. Play file from server on another player via Select my phone. Your device automatically searches for DLNA-enabled devices. Select a device as the media server—the one that contains media files.
Tools Clock Learn to use clock display on the Idle screen, and set and control alarms for important events. › Use the clock display In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock. While using the clock display, use the following features: •...
› Delete an alarm In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock. Press [ Alarms. → Tap and hold an alarm to delete. Delete alarm Select → Calculator Learn to perform mathematical calculations directly on your device like a typical hand-held or desktop calculator. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calculator.
• To use additional features using a file, such as moving, copying or renaming options, select More. Voice Search Learn to search for information on the web by voice. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Search.
Settings Access the Settings menu In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings. Select a setting category and select an option. Wireless & networks Change the settings for wireless network connections. › Airplane mode Disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.
• Discoverable : Set your device to be visible to other Bluetooth devices. • Scan for devices : Search for available Bluetooth devices. › VPN settings Set up Virtual Private Network (VPN) server connections. › Mobile networks • Data roaming : Set the device to connect another network when you are roaming or your home network is not available.
› Voicemail settings Enter the number to access the voicemail service. You can obtain this number from your service provider. › DTMF Tones Set short or long DTMF (Dual-tone multi frequency) tones to be sent to access teleservices, such as bank accounts. ›...
• Audible touch tones : Set the device to sound when you touch the keys on the dialler. • Audible selection : Set the device to sound when you select an application or option on the touch screen. • Haptic feedback : Set the device to vibrate when you touch the keys.
• Use tactile feedback : Set the device to vibrate when you touch and draw the unlock pattern. • Set up SIM card lock Lock SIM card : Activate or deactivate the PIN lock feature to require the PIN before using the device. Change SIM PIN : Change the PIN used to access SIM or USIM data.
This is for application development. • Samsung Apps : Select a network connection (Wi-Fi or packet switched data network) to get application update notification from Samsung Apps. Accounts & sync Change the settings for the auto sync feature or manage accounts for synchronisation. •...
Search Change Google Search settings. • Google search settings Show web suggestions : Set the device to display suggestions while you are entering a keyword. Search history : Set the device to show the search history of your Google account. Manage search history : Manage the search history of your Google account.
: Learn how to enter text faster with the Swype keyboard. • Version : View version information. › Samsung keypad • Keypad types : Select the default input method, such as the QWERTY keyboard, traditional keypad, or handwriting screen. •...
: Customise the settings for Handwriting mode, such as recognition time. • 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 Talkback or Kickback.
Date & time Access and alter the following settings to control how time and date are displayed on your device: • Automatic : Automatically update the time when you move across time zones. • Set date : Set the current date manually. •...
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 Password enabled, 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...
Calls are being dropped When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose your connection to the network. Move to another area and try again. Outgoing calls are not connected • Ensure that you have pressed the Dial key. •...
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/ 33 feet). 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 •...
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. • Never place batteries or devices on or in heating devices, such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may explode when overheated.
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.
• Extreme temperatures can cause the deformation of the device and reduce the charging capacity and life of your device and batteries. • Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this can create a connection between the + and - terminals of your batteries and lead to temporary or permanent battery damage.
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)
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. This EEE is compliant with RoHS. Correct disposal of batteries in this product (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate battery return systems)
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text memos text messages sending 37 viewing 38 time and date, set touch screen locking 21 unlock pattern 26 using 20 unlock pattern unpack USIM card installing 9 locking 26 video calls answering 33 making 33 video player videos capturing 47 playing 51 voice calls answering 33...
(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 phone.
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 in your PC. In Idle mode, select Development Using a PC data cable, connect your device to your PC.