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    GT-I8150 user manual...

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    Content in this user manual may differ from the product, or ● from software provided by service providers or carriers, and is subject to change without prior notice. Refer to www.samsung.com for the latest version of the user manual. Available features and additional services may vary by ●...

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    Samsung and their respective owners. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Samsung is not liable for such copyright infringement by the user. Please keep this manual for future reference.

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    Samsung Electronics. Trademarks SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered ●...

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    ® DivX , DivX Certified ● and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries and are used under licence. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of ● their respective owners. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO ® DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling ... 10 Unpack ... 10 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ... 10 Charge the battery ... 12 Insert a memory card (optional) ... 15 Getting started ... 18 Turn your device on and off ... 18 Get to know your device ...

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    Memo ... 86 Voice recorder ... 87 Web ... 88 Internet ... 88 Maps ... 92 Latitude ... 93 Places ... 94 Navigation ... 95 YouTube ... 95 Samsung Apps ... 97 Market ... 97 News & Weather ... 98 Contents...

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    Connectivity ... 99 Bluetooth ... 99 Wi-Fi ... 101 AllShare ... 103 Mobile network sharing ... 106 GPS ... 107 PC connections ... 108 VPN connections ... 111 Tools ... 113 Clock ... 113 Calculator ... 116 Downloads ... 117 Google Search ...

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    Applications ... 131 Accounts and sync ... 132 Motion ... 132 Privacy ... 133 Storage ... 133 Language and keyboard ... 133 Voice input and output ... 136 Accessibility ... 137 Date and time ... 137 About phone ... 137 Troubleshooting ...

  • Page 10: Assembling, Unpack, Install The Sim Or Usim Card And Battery

    ● Battery ● Quick start guide ● 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.

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    To install the SIM or USIM card and battery, If the device is on, press and hold [ → OK to turn it off. Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing down.

  • Page 12: Charge The Battery

    You can charge the device with a travel adapter or by connecting the device to a PC with a USB cable. Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables. Unauthorised chargers or cables can cause batteries to explode or damage your device.

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    When your battery is low, the device will emit a ● warning tone and display a low battery message. The battery icon becomes too low, the device will automatically power off. Recharge your battery to continue using your device. If the battery is completely discharged, you cannot ●...

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    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.

  • Page 15: Insert A Memory Card (optional)

    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.

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    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 ●...

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    › Remove the memory card Before removing a memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. In Idle mode, select → Unmount SD card Remove the back cover. Remove the memory card. Replace the back cover. Do not remove a memory card while the device is transferring or accessing information, as this could result in loss of data or damage to the memory card or device.

  • Page 18: Getting Started, Turn Your Device On And Off

    Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, Press and hold [ If you turn on your device for the first time, follow the on- screen instructions to set up your device. To turn off your device, press and hold [ ] and then select Power off →...

  • Page 19: Get To Know Your Device

    Get to know your device › Device layout Proximity sensor Volume key Home key Menu key Multifunction jack Rear camera lens Power/Reset/Lock Main antenna 1. Active only when you use the speakerphone feature or record videos. 2. Do not touch the antenna area or cover this area with your hands or other objects while using the related functions.

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    › Keys Power/ Reset Lock Menu Home Back Volume Adjust the device’s volume. 1. If your device has fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes, you may need to reset the device to regain functionality. › Indicator icons Icons shown on the display may vary depending on your region or service provider.

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    Icon Definition Open WLANs available WLAN connected AllShare in progress Bluetooth activated Bluetooth headset connected GPS activated Call in progress Call on hold Speakerphone activated Missed call Synchronised with the web Uploading data Downloading data Call diverting activated Connected to PC USB tethering activated Wi-Fi tethering activated No SIM or USIM card...

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    Icon Definition New email message New voice mail message Alarm activated Event notification Roaming (outside of normal service area) Silent mode activated Vibration mode activated Flight mode activated Music playback in progress Music playback paused FM radio turned on in the background Error occurred or caution required Battery power level Current time...

  • Page 23: Use The Touch Screen

    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 ●...

  • Page 24: Lock Or Unlock The Touch Screen And Keys, Get To Know The Idle Screen

    Your device turns off the touch screen when you do ● not use the device for a specified period. To turn on the screen, press [ ] or the Home key. You can also adjust the backlight time. In Idle mode, ●...

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    › Add items to the idle screen You can customise the idle screen by adding shortcuts to applications or items in applications, widgets, or folders. To add items to the idle screen, → Add or tap and hold the empty area on the Press [ idle screen.

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    › Use the shortcuts panel In Idle mode or while using an application, tap the indicator icons area and drag your finger down to open the shortcuts panel. You can activate or deactivate wireless connection features and access a list of notifications, such as messages, calls, events or processing status.

  • Page 27: Access Applications

    Access applications To access your device’s applications, In Idle mode, select list. Scroll left or right to another application screen. You can also select a dot at the bottom of the screen to move to the corresponding main menu screen directly. Select an application.

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    Drag the application icon to the location you want. You can move an application icon to another main menu screen. You can also move most-used applications next to Home. → Save. Press [ To add a folder or panel to the menu screen, In the application list, press [ Tap and hold an application.

  • Page 29: Customise Your Device

    › Use the task manager Your device is a multitasking device. It can run more than one application at the same time. However, multitasking may cause hang-ups, freezing, memory problems, or additional power consumption. To avoid these problems, end unnecessary programs using the task manager. In Idle mode, open the application list and select manager →...

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    › Adjust the volume of the ringtones Press the Volume key up or down to adjust the ringtone volume. › Switch to Silent mode To mute or unmute your device, do one of the following: In Idle mode, open the application list and select ●...

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    In Idle mode, press [ Select an image. Save or Set wallpaper. Select Samsung is not responsible for any use of default images or wallpapers provided on your device. › Adjust the brightness of the display In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

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    Set an unlock pattern In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Location and security See the on-screen instructions and example patterns and select Next. Draw a pattern by dragging your finger to connect at least 4 dots. Continue.

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    To use this feature, you need a Samsung account for controlling the device from the web remotely. In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

  • Page 34: Enter Text

    Enter your email address and password for your Samsung account and select Sign in. To create a Samsung account, select Sign up. Alert message recipients. Select Enter the password for your Samsung account again and select OK. Enter a phone number including a country code (with Enter the text message to be sent to the recipients.

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    Continue until you have finished the word. Release the finger on the last character. When the word displays correctly, select a space. If the correct word does not display, select an alternative word from the list that appears. Repeat steps 1-4 to complete your text. You can also tap the keys to enter text.

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    You can also use the following keys: Number Function Change case. Access the keypad settings; Change the keyboard type (tap and hold). Switch between Symbol/Number mode and ABC/Number mode. Change the input language (tap and hold). Clear your input. Start a new line. Enter text by voice.

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    › Enter text using the Samsung keypad → Portrait keypad types and select a text input Select method. You can select one of key input methods (QWERTY or traditional keypad) or handwriting input methods. Enter text by selecting alphanumeric keys or writing on the screen.

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    Number Function Start a new line. Insert a space; Insert a full stop (double-tap); Change the input language (tap and hold, and then scroll left or right). › Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications.

  • Page 39: Download Applications From Android Market

    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 ●...

  • Page 40: Download Files From The Web, Synchronise Data

    Download files from the web Files you download from the web can include viruses that will damage your device. To lessen your risk, only download files from sources you trust. Some media files include Digital Rights Management to protect copyrights. This protection may prevent you from downloading, copying, modifying, or transferring some files.

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    › Set up a server account In Idle mode, open the application list and select Accounts and sync. → Add account Select Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. › Activate automatic sync In Idle mode, open the application list and select Accounts and sync.

  • Page 42: Communication, Calling

    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.

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    Answer a call When a call comes in, drag When the device is ringing, press the Volume key to mute the ringtone. To end the call, select Reject a call When a call comes in, drag To send a message when you reject incoming calls, select Reject call with message.

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    › Use options during a voice call You can use the following options while a voice call is in progress: To adjust the voice volume, press the Volume key up or ● down. To place a call on hold, select ●...

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    › Use options during a video call You can use the following options while a video call is in progress: To switch between the front and rear camera lens, select ● Switch Camera. To turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot ●...

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    Set auto rejection Use auto rejection to reject calls from certain numbers automatically. To activate auto rejection and create auto reject lists, In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Call → Call rejection. Auto reject mode Select Option All numbers Auto reject...

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    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 phone or when you are outside of the service area.

  • Page 48: Messaging

    Set call waiting Call waiting is a network feature to alert you of an incoming call while you are on a previous call. This feature is available only for voice calls. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Call →...

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    › Send a text message In Idle mode, open the application list and select Messaging. Select Add recipients of your message. Enter phone numbers manually, separating them with a ● semicolon or a comma. Select phone numbers from the lists by selecting ●...

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    Tap to enter message and enter your message Select text. To insert emoticons, press [ Select and add an item. You can select a file from the file list or create a new photo, video, or sound. Send to send the message. Select ›...

  • Page 51: Google Mail

    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. This feature may be unavailable depending on your ●...

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    From the message view, use the following options: To reply to the message, select ● To reply to the message including all recipients, select ● Reply all. To forward the message to other people, select ● Forward. To add a star to the message, select ●...

  • Page 53: Email

    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. Enter your email address and password. Next (for general email accounts, such as Google Select Mail and Yahoo) or Manual setup (for other company email accounts).

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    Select the text input field to enter your email text. Attach and attach a file. Select You can select a file from the file list or create a new photo, video, or sound. You cannot attach Digital Rights Management (DRM)- protected files.

  • Page 55: Talk

    Talk Learn to chat with friends and family via Google Talk This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. › 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.

  • Page 56: Social Hub

    Social Hub Learn to access Social Hub application for Social Network Service (SNS), email, messages, instant messages, contacts or calendar information. Visit socialhub.samsungapps.com for more details. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Hub. Check and use contents delivered from Social Hub. ™...

  • Page 57: Entertainment, Camera

    Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 2560 x 1920 pixels (5 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to 1280 x 720 pixels. The camera automatically turns off when you do not ●...

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    Number Function Change the camera settings. Open the image viewer to view photos you captured. Use camera shortcuts. ● ● You can add or remove shortcuts to frequently used options. View the default storage location. Switch to the camcorder. Capture a photo. Press the Volume key to zoom in or out.

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    After taking photos, select the image viewer icon to view the taken photos. To view more photos, scroll left or right. ● To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and ● spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to zoom out) or double-tap the screen.

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    › Capture a photo in Self shot mode You can take photos of yourself conveniently using the front camera lens. In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the camera. → Self portrait. Select Make any necessary adjustments. Select to take a photo.

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    › Capture a panoramic photo You can take wide panoramic photos using Panorama shooting mode. This mode is convenient for photographing landscapes. In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the camera. → Shooting mode Select Make any necessary adjustments.

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    › Capture a photo in Cartoon mode You can take photos with cartoon effects. In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the camera. → Shooting mode Select Make any necessary adjustments. Select to take a photo. ›...

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    Option Function Apply a special effect, such as sepia or Effects black and white tones. Resolution Change the resolution option. Adjust the colour balance according to White balance lighting conditions. Adjust the sensitivity of the camera imaging sensor. Metering Select a type of exposure metre. Automatically adjust contrast between Auto contrast your subject and background.

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    › Record a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera to turn on the camera. Drag the slider to the camcorder to switch to the camcorder. Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary adjustments.

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    Number Function Use camcorder shortcuts. ● ● You can add or remove shortcuts to frequently used options. Check the camcorder status. ● ● Switch to the camera. Record a video. Press the Volume key to zoom in or out. You can also tap the screen with two fingers and spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to zoom out).

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    To send a video to others, select ● To delete a video, select ● To use additional features with a video, select ● the following options: Play : Play a video. Rename : Rename a video file. › Customise camcorder settings Before recording a video, select options: Option...

  • Page 67: Videos

    › Edit the shortcut icons You can add or remove shortcuts to frequently used options. From the preview screen, select → Edit shortcuts. press [ Tap and hold an icon from the option list and drag it to the shortcut area. To remove shortcuts, tap and hold an icon and drag it to the option list.

  • Page 68: Gallery

    Control playback with the following icons: Icon Function Change a ratio of the video screen. Restart playback; Skip backward (tap within 2 seconds); Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold).

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    Your device supports video resolutions up to ● 1280 x 720 pixels, depending on the file format. Avoid locking the device’s screen while playing a DivX ● Video-On-Demand. Each time you lock the screen while playing a DivX Video-On-Demand, one of your available rental counts will be decremented.

  • Page 70: Photo Editor

    Copy : Copy a photo file. Print : Print a photo using a WLAN connection. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. Edit : Edit a photo. Crop : Crop an image from a photo.

  • Page 71: Music

    → New selection Select To add to or subtract from the selection border, select ● → Add to selection or Remove from selection. To reverse the selection, select ● selection. To change the selection size, select ● To rotate or flip the image, select ●...

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    › 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 Samsung Kies. ● Receive via Bluetooth. ● Copy to your memory card.

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    You can control the music player with a headset. In ● Idle mode, press and hold the headset button to launch the music player. Press the headset button to start or pause playback. SRS CS Headphone ● experience over standard headphones or earbuds when listening to multichannel content, such as DVD movies.

  • Page 74: Music Hub

    › Customise music player settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Settings. Press [ Adjust the following settings to customise your music player: Option Equaliser Sound effects Music menu Visualisation Music Hub You can access the online music store, and search for and buy your favourite songs.

  • Page 75: Fm Radio

    FM radio Learn to listen to music and news on the FM radio. To listen to the FM radio, you must connect a headset, which serves as the radio antenna. › Listen to the FM radio Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio.

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    Number Function Add the current radio station to the favourites list. Adjust the volume. Fine-tune the frequency. › Save a radio station automatically Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. → Scan Press [ The FM radio scans and saves available stations...

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    › Customise FM radio settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. → Settings. Press [ Adjust the following settings to customise your FM radio: Option Region Background playing Show Station Alternative frequency FM auto off Function Select your region.

  • Page 78: Game Hub

    Game Hub Learn to play social and premium games. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Hub. If you are launching this application for the first time, select the check box next to Do not show for 90 days and select Confirm.

  • Page 79: Personal Information, Contacts

    Personal information Contacts Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts. You can save names, mobile phone numbers, home phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for your contacts. › Create a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts.

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    Enter contact information. Save to add the contact to memory. Select › Find a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. Scroll up or down on the contact list. You can also drag your finger along the index on the right side to quickly scroll through the list.

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    › Create your namecard In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. → My profile. Press [ → Edit. Press [ Enter your own personal details. Save. Select You can send your namecard by attaching it to a message or email or transferring it via the Bluetooth wireless feature.

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    › Create a group of contacts By creating groups of contacts, you can manage multiple contacts and send messages or email to an entire group. Start by creating a group. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. Scroll left or right to →...

  • Page 83: Calendar

    › Import or export contacts To import contact files (in vcf format) from a memory card to your device, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. → Import/Export Press [ Select a memory location. If you have more than one account, select an account to which you want to add the contact.

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    If an alert message about the calendar sync appears, select OK. Enter the details of the event as required. Save. Select › 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.

  • Page 85: Task

    › Stop an event alarm If you set an alarm for a calendar event, the event alarm icon will appear at the specified time. Open the shortcuts panel from the top of the screen. Select a reminder to view more details about the event. To snooze or dismiss the reminder, select the check box next to events you want and select Snooze or Dismiss.

  • Page 86: Memo

    Change the background colour of the memo. Lock the memo. Print the memo using a WLAN connection. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. You can send the memo to others by pressing [ Send → an option.

  • Page 87: Voice Recorder

    Voice recorder Learn to operate your device’s voice recorder. › Record a voice memo In Idle mode, open the application list and select recorder. Record to start recording. Select Speak into the microphone. When you are finished, select Your memo is saved automatically. To record more voice memos, select ›...

  • Page 88: Internet

    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.

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    Number Function Enter the web address of a 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, tap the screen with two fingers and ●...

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    Settings. To print the current web page or screen via a connected ● printer, press [ compatible only with some Samsung printers. › Search for information by voice This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

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    › Bookmark your favourite web pages If you know the web address of the web page, you can manually add a bookmark. To add a bookmark, In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Bookmarks. Select Add. Select To bookmark the web page you were viewing, skip to step 5.

  • Page 92: Maps

    › Access the frequently visited pages or the recent history In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Most visited or History. Select Select a web page to access. You can add a web page to the bookmark list by selecting Maps Learn to use Google Maps...

  • Page 93: Latitude

    › Get directions to a specific destination In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Directions. Press [ 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 map.

  • Page 94: Places

    Yes. Select When your friend accepts your invitation, you can share locations. → See map. Press [ Your friends’ locations are marked with their photos on the map. Places Learn to search for a place around you. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

  • Page 95: Navigation, Youtube

    Navigation Learn to use the GPS navigation system to find and show your destination with voice guidance. Navigation maps, your current location, and other ● navigational data may differ from actual location information. You should always pay attention to road conditions, traffic, and any other factors that may affect your driving and follow all safety warnings and regulations while driving.

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    › Watch videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube. If you are launching this application for the first time, select Accept. Select a video from the list. Rotate the device to landscape view. Control playback with the icons on the screen. ›...

  • Page 97: Samsung Apps, Market

    Samsung Apps Samsung Apps allows you to simply and easily download an abundance of applications directly to your device. 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.

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    News & Weather Learn to view the weather information and read top news and other news articles. › View the weather information In Idle mode, open the application list and select Weather. Weather at the top of the screen. Select Your device searches for your current location and displays the weather information.

  • Page 99: Connectivity, Bluetooth

    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.

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    › Find and pair with other Bluetooth-enabled devices In Idle mode, open the application list and select Wireless and network → Search 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. Alternatively, select Accept to match the PIN between your device and the device.

  • Page 101: Wi-fi

    › Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature In Idle mode, open the application list and select Wireless and network → Visible. Your device is visible to other Bluetooth devices for 120 seconds. When prompted, enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and select OK (if necessary).

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    › Activate the WLAN feature In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and network An active WLAN running in the background will consume battery power. To preserve battery power, activate the WLAN only when needed. › Find and connect to a WLAN In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

  • Page 103: Allshare

    › Connect to a WLAN using a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Using WPS, you can connect to a secured network. To connect to a WLAN with a WPS button, In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Wireless and network WPS button connection.

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    › Customise DLNA settings for sharing media files To allow other DLNA-enabled devices to access media files on your device, you must activate media sharing. In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Settings. Press [ Adjust the following settings to customise the DLNA feature: Option Device name...

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    › Play your files on another DLNA-enabled device In Idle mode, open the application list and select My device. Select Select a media category and a file. Select a player—the one that will play the media file. Playback begins at the selected player. Control playback using icons of your device.

  • Page 106: Mobile Network Sharing

    Mobile network sharing Learn to set your device as a wireless modem or wireless access point for PCs or other devices, and share your device’s mobile network connection. › Share your device’s mobile network via WLAN In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

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    › Share your device’s mobile network via USB Using a USB cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC. In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Wireless and network hotspot. USB tethering to activate the USB tethering Select feature.

  • Page 108: Pc Connections

    By connecting the device to a PC, you can synchronise files with Windows Media Player, transfer data to and from your device directly, and use the Samsung Kies program. To use PC connections, you must deactivate USB debugging mode.

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    › Connect with Samsung Kies Ensure that Samsung Kies is installed on your PC. You can download the program from the Samsung website (www.samsung.com/kies). Samsung Kies will work on both Windows and Macintosh computers. Using a USB cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC.

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    › Connect as a mass storage device You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in the device, you can access the file directory of the memory card by using the device as a memory card reader.

  • Page 111: Vpn Connections

    VPN connections You can create virtual private networks (VPN) and connect to your private network securely through a public network, such as the internet. Your device should already be configured with internet access. If you have trouble accessing the internet, you need to edit connections.

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    Option Set user certificate Set CA certificate DNS search domains When you are finished, press [ › Connect to a private network In Idle mode, open the application list and select Wireless and network → Select a private network to connect. Enter the user name and password and select Function Select a user certificate that the VPN...

  • Page 113: Tools, Clock

    Tools Clock Learn to set and control alarms, and world clocks. You can also use the stopwatch and the desk clock. › Set a new alarm In Idle mode, open the application list and select Alarm. Create alarm. Select Set alarm details. Select the check box next to Smart alarm to activate simulated nature sounds with the alarm screen prior to the main alarm.

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    › Create a world clock In Idle mode, open the application list and select World clock. Add city. Select 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.

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    › Use the desk clock The desk clock displays the current time and date, and weather. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Desk clock. Select to set an idle clock. → Settings. Press [ Change the following options: Option Hide status bar Wallpaper...

  • Page 116: Calculator

    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.

  • Page 117: Downloads, Google Search, Kies Air

    Downloads Learn to manage logs of files you have downloaded from the web. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Downloads. Select a download folder. To open a downloaded file, select the log. To delete a log, select the check box and then select Delete.

  • Page 118

    › Customise Kies air settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Settings. Press [ Change the following options: Option Access request Enable visibility Time-out Lock contents Reset settings › Connect a PC to your device via a WLAN In Idle mode, open the application list and select Start.

  • Page 119: Mini Diary

    Mini diary Learn to keep a photo diary. › Create a Mini diary In Idle mode, open the application list and select diary. If you are launching this application for the first time, select Yes. If there is a diary saved, select new entry.

  • Page 120: My Files, Polaris Office

    My files Learn to quickly and easily access all of your images, videos, music, sound clips, and other types of files stored in your device and memory card. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select a folder. To move up one level in the file directory, select ●...

  • Page 121

    › Create a document In Idle mode, open the application list and select Office. If you are launching this application for the first time, register as an online user or skip the registration. → Select a document type. Enter contents in the document. When you are finished, press [ Enter a name for the document and select the saving location.

  • Page 122: Sim Toolkit

    To send a file to others, press [ ● To print the file, press [ ● is compatible only with some Samsung printers. To read the document via the text-to-speech feature, ● → press [ To customise the settings for displaying or managing ●...

  • Page 123: Task Manager, Voice Search

    Task manager With the task manager, you can view currently running applications and memory information. In Idle mode, open the application list and select manager. Use the following options: Active applications ● currently running on your device. Downloaded ● for applications installed on your device. : Check and manage the RAM for your device.

  • Page 124: Settings, Access The Settings Menu, Wireless And Network

    WPS button connection ● Protected Setup (WPS) button. Add Wi-Fi network ● › Kies via Wi-Fi Connect your device to Samsung Kies via a WLAN. › Bluetooth settings Bluetooth : Turn the Bluetooth wireless feature on or off. ● p. 99 ►...

  • Page 125

    Visible : Set your device to be visible to other Bluetooth ● devices. Search for devices ● › USB utilities Connect your device to a PC as a mass storage. › Tethering and portable hotspot USB tethering : Activate the USB tethering feature to share ●...

  • Page 126: Call

    Access Point Names ● Network mode ● Network operators ● select a network for roaming. Call Customise the settings for calling features. Call rejection : Set to reject calls from specified phone ● numbers automatically. You can add phone numbers to the reject list.

  • Page 127

    Call forwarding ● Additional settings ● Caller ID : Display your caller ID to other parties for outgoing calls. Call barring : Block incoming or outgoing calls. Call waiting : Allow incoming call alerts when a call is in progress. Auto redial : Activate auto redial for automatically redialling a call that was not connected or cut off during a...

  • Page 128: Sound, Display

    Sound Change the settings for various sounds on your device. Silent mode : Activate Silent mode to mute all sounds ● except media sounds and alarm ringtones. Vibration : Set when the device will vibrate for various ● events. Volume : Adjust the volume level for call ringtones, ●...

  • Page 129: Power Saving Mode

    Brightness : Set the brightness of the display. ● Auto-rotate screen ● content automatically when the device is rotated. Animation : Set the device to display animation when you ● switch between windows. Screen time-out ● before turning off the display’s backlight. Touch key light duration ●...

  • Page 130: Location And Security

    Location and security Change the settings for securing your device and the SIM or USIM card, and GPS functionality. Use wireless networks ● networks for finding your location. Use GPS satellites ● your location. Use sensor aiding ● pedestrian positioning when the GPS signal is obstructed. There may be variations between the sensor estimates and your actual location.

  • Page 131: Applications

    Visible passwords ● as you enter. Select device administrators ● installed on your device. You can activate device administrators to apply new policies to your device. Use secure credentials ● ensure secure use of various applications. Install from USB storage ●...

  • Page 132: Accounts And Sync, Motion

    This is for application development. Samsung Apps ● packet switched data network) to get notifications for new applications from Samsung Apps. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Accounts and sync Change the settings for the auto sync feature or manage accounts for synchronisation.

  • Page 133: Privacy, Storage, Language And Keyboard

    Privacy Change the settings for managing your settings and data. Back up my data ● application data to the Google server. Automatic restore ● application data when the applications are reinstalled on your device. Factory data reset ● default values and delete all your data. Storage View memory information for your device and memory card.

  • Page 134

    › Swype Language : Select languages 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. Audio feedback ● alternative words for your input if you double-tap a word. Show tips : Set the device to automatically display tips for ●...

  • Page 135

    : Set the device to insert a period when you ● double-tap the space bar. Tutorial : Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keypad. ● : Select the default input method, : Select languages for text input. : Activate the advanced features...

  • Page 136: Voice Input And Output

    Voice input and output Change the settings for the voice recogniser and the text-to- speech feature. › Voice recognition settings Language : Select a language for the voice recognition. ● SafeSearch : Set the device to filter explicit text and/or ●...

  • Page 137: Accessibility, Date And Time, About Phone

    Accessibility Accessibility : Activate an accessibility application you have ● downloaded, such as Talkback or Kickback, which provide voice, melody, or vibration feedback. Accessibility services ● use. The power key ends calls ● when you press [ ]. Date and time Access and alter the following settings to control how time and date are displayed on your device: If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from...

  • Page 138: Troubleshooting

    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, you Password must enter the password you set for the device.

  • Page 139

    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 15-17 seconds.

  • Page 140

    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 Ensure that your device is turned on.

  • Page 141

    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...

  • Page 142

    Contact a Samsung Service Centre. 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: Free some memory by transferring files to a PC or deleting ●...

  • Page 143

    Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are ● within the maximum Bluetooth range (10 m). If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre. A connection is not established when you connect...

  • Page 144: Safety Precautions

    For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest authorised service centre. 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. •...

  • Page 145

    • Never place batteries or devices on or in heating devices, such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may explode when overheated. • Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing the battery to high external pressure, which can lead to an internal short circuit and overheating. Protect the device, batteries, and chargers from damage •...

  • Page 146

    If you are using a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for information about radio interference Some hearing aids may be interfered with by the radio frequency of your device. Contact the manufacturer to ensure the safety of your hearing aid. Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments •...

  • Page 147

    • Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving. Suspend calls in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions. Rain, sleet, snow, ice, and heavy traffic can be hazardous. • Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a “to do” list or flipping through your address book takes attention away from your primary responsibility of driving safely.

  • Page 148

    Do not store your device on slopes If your device falls, it can be damaged. Do not store your device in hot or cold areas. Use your device at -20 °C to 50 °C • Your device can explode if left inside a closed vehicle, as the inside temperature can reach up to 80 °C.

  • Page 149

    Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your device or cause the device to malfunction. • Samsung cannot be responsible for the user’s safety when using accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung. Do not bite or suck on the device or the battery •...

  • Page 150

    Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device • Any changes or modifications to your device can void your manufacturer’s warranty. For service, take your device to a Samsung Service Centre. • Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause explosion or fire.

  • Page 151

    Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face. Take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to have it repaired. Do not use the device for anything other than its intended use...

  • Page 152

    Keep your personal and important data safe • While using your device, be sure to back up important data. Samsung is not responsible for data loss. • When disposing of your device, back up all data and then reset your device to prevent misuse of your personal information.

  • Page 153

    Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life.

  • Page 154

    ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ” Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time, and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any content or service will remain available for any period of time. Content and services are transmitted by third parties by means of networks and transmission facilities over which Samsung has no control.

  • Page 155: Index

    Index access codes 138 alarms creating 113 deactivating 113 stopping 113 AllShare 104 auto rejection 46 battery charging 12 installing 10 Bluetooth activating 99 finding and pairing with devices 100 receiving data 101 sending data 100 brightness, display 31 calculator 116 calendar creating events 83 viewing events 84...

  • Page 156

    33 multimedia messages sending 49 viewing 50 music hub 74 music player adding files 72 creating playlists 73 playing music 72 news & weather 98 PC connections mass storage 110 Samsung Kies 109 Windows Media Player 109 Index...

  • Page 157

    62 capturing in smile shot 60 capturing panoramic 61 capturing yourself 60 viewing 69 PIN lock 33 Polaris Office 120 Samsung Apps 97 Samsung Kies 109 settings about phone 137 accessibility 137 accounts and sync 132 applications 131 call 126...

  • Page 158

    video player videos playing 67, 70 recording 64 voice calls answering 43 making 42 using options 44 voice mail 50 voice memos playing 87 recording 87 voice search 123 VPN connections connecting to 112 creating 111 web browser adding bookmarks 91 browsing web pages 88 Windows Media Player 109 WLAN...

  • Page 159

    2011.08.02 (place and date of issue) * 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.

  • Page 160

    Download the latest version of Kies from the Samsung website (www.samsung.com/kies) and install it on your PC. Using a USB cable, connect your device to your PC. Samsung Kies will launch automatically. Refer to the Kies help for more information. www.samsung.com English (EU). 11/2011. Rev. 1.1...

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