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GT-E2121B
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Summary of Contents

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    GT-E2121B user manual...

  • Page 2: Using This Manual

    Using this manual This user manual has been specially designed to guide you through the functions and features of your mobile phone. To get started quickly, refer to "Introducing your mobile phone," "Assembling and preparing your mobile phone," and "Using basic functions."...

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    Copyright information Rights to all technologies and products that comprise this phone are the property of their respective owners: • Bluetooth is a registered trademark of the ® Bluetooth SIG, Inc. worldwide. Bluetooth QD ID: B015695 • Java™ is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Using this manual ...2 Introducing your mobile phone ...6 Phone layout ...6 Icons ...8 Assembling and preparing your mobile phone ...9 Install the SIM card and battery ...9 Charge the battery ...10 Insert a memory card (optional) ...10 Using basic functions...12 Turn your phone on or off ...12 Access menus ...12 Customise your phone ...13...

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    Use advanced messaging functions ...28 Use advanced camera functions ...28 Use advanced music functions ...31 Using tools and applications ...34 Use the Bluetooth wireless feature ...34 Activate and send an SOS message ...36 Make fake calls ...37 Record and play voice memos ...37 Use Java-powered games and applications ...38 Create a world clock ...38 Set and use alarms ...39...

  • Page 6: Introducing Your Mobile Phone, Phone Layout

    Introducing your mobile phone In this section, learn about your mobile phone’s layout, keys, and icons. Phone layout...

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    4-way navigation key In ldle mode, access user- defined menus, activate the torch light (up), and make a fake call (down); In Menu mode, scroll through menu options Depending on your service provider, pre-defined menus may differ ► "Activate the torch light" ►...

  • Page 8: Icons

    Icons Your phone displays the following status indicators on the top of the screen: Icon Definition Signal strength Call in progress Call diverting activate SOS message feature activated Roaming (outside of normal area) Connecting to secured web page FM radio on Bluetooth activated Alarm activated Memory card inserted...

  • Page 9: Assembling And Preparing Your Mobile Phone, Install The Sim Card And Battery

    Assembling and preparing your mobile phone Get started by assembling and setting up your mobile phone for its first use. Install the SIM card and battery 1. Remove the back cover and insert the SIM card. Back cover SIM card 2.

  • Page 10: Charge The Battery, Insert A Memory Card (optional)

    Charge the battery 1. Plug the small end of the supplied travel adapter into the multifunction jack. 2. Plug the large end of the travel adapter into a power outlet. 3. When charging is finished, unplug the travel adapter. Do not remove the battery from the phone before unplugging the travel adapter first.

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    • Formatting the memory card on a PC may cause incompatibility with your phone. Format the memory card only on the phone. • Frequent writing and erasing will shorten the life span of memory cards. 1. Remove the back cover and battery. 2.

  • Page 12: Using Basic Functions, Turn Your Phone On Or Off, Access Menus

    Using basic functions Learn how to perform basic operations and use the main features of your mobile phone. Turn your phone on or off To turn your phone on, 1. Press and hold [ 2. Enter your PIN and press <OK> (if necessary). To turn your phone off, repeat step 1 above.

  • Page 13: Customise Your Phone

    When you access a menu requiring the PIN2, you must enter the PIN2 supplied with the SIM card. For details, contact your service provider. • Samsung is not responsible for any loss of passwords or private information or other damages caused by illegal software. Customise your phone...

  • Page 14: Use Basic Call Functions

    Use basic call functions To make a call 1. In Idle mode, enter an area code and a phone number. 2. Press [ ] to dial the number. 3. To end the call, press [ To answer a call 1. When a call comes in, press [ 2.

  • Page 15: Send And View Messages

    To use the headset By plugging the supplied headset into the multifunction jack, you can make and answer calls: • To redial the last call, press and hold the headset button. • To answer a call, press the headset button. •...

  • Page 16: Send An Email, Enter Text

    Send an email 1. In Menu mode, select Messages → Create message → Email. 2. Enter an email address and scroll down. 3. Enter a subject and scroll down. 4. Enter your message text. 5. Press <Options> → Attach items and add an item (if necessary).

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    2. When the word displays correctly, press [0] to insert a space. If the correct word does not display, press the Navigation key up or down to select an alternate word. ABC mode Press an appropriate alphanumeric key until the character you want appears on the display.

  • Page 18: Add And Find Contacts

    To view an email 1. In Menu mode, select Messages → Email inbox. 2. Select Check new email. 3. Select an email or a header. 4. If you selected a header, press <Options> → Retrieve to view the body of the email. Add and find contacts The memory location to save new contacts may be preset depending on your service provider.

  • Page 19: Use Basic Camera Functions

    To find a contact 1. In Menu mode, select Contacts → Contact list. 2. Enter the first few letters of the name you want to find. 3. Select the contact’s name from the contact list. Use basic camera functions To capture photos 1.

  • Page 20: Listen To Music

    To capture videos 1. In Menu mode, select Camera to turn on the camera. 2. Press <Options> → Camcorder to switch to Recording mode. 3. Aim the lens at the subject and make any adjustments. 4. Press the Confirm key to start recording. 5.

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    3. Press <Yes> to start automatic tuning. The radio scans and saves available stations automatically. The first time you turn on the FM radio, you will be prompted to start automatic tuning. 4. Control the FM radio using the following keys: Confirm Navigation •...

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    Start by transferring files to your phone or memory card: • Download from the wireless web. ► p. • Download from a PC with the optional Samsung PC Studio. ► p. 31 • Receive via Bluetooth. ► p. • Copy to your memory card. ► p.

  • Page 23: Browse The Web

    Browse the web To browse web pages 1. In Menu mode, select Internet → Home to launch your service provider’s homepage. 2. Navigate web pages using the following keys: Navigation Confirm <Back> <Options> Access a list of browser options To bookmark your favourite web pages 1.

  • Page 24: Using Advanced Functions, Use Advanced Call Functions

    Using advanced functions Learn how to perform advanced operations and use additional features of your mobile phone. Use advanced call functions To view and dial missed calls Your phone will display calls you have missed on the display. To dial the number of a missed call, 1.

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    To dial a second call If your network supports this function, you can dial another number during a call: 1. Press <Hold> to place the first call on hold. 2. Enter the second number to dial and press 3. Press <Swap> to switch between the two calls. To answer a second call If your network supports this function, you can answer a second incoming call:...

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    To call an international number 1. In Idle mode, press and hold [0] to insert the + character. 2. Enter the complete number you want to dial (country code, area code, and phone number), and then press [ To call a contact from the phonebook 1.

  • Page 27: Use Advanced Phonebook Functions

    6. Select Match criteria → an option (if necessary). 7. Press <Options> → Save. 8. To add more numbers, repeat steps 4-6 above. 9. Select numbers to reject. 10. Press <Options> → Save. Use advanced phonebook functions To create your namecard 1.

  • Page 28: Use Advanced Messaging Functions, Use Advanced Camera Functions

    Use advanced messaging functions To create a text template 1. In Menu mode, select Messages → Templates. 2. Press <Create> to open a new template window. 3. Enter your text and press the Confirm key to save the template. To insert text templates in new messages 1.

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    4. Make any necessary adjustments. 5. Press the Confirm key to take a photo with the frame. To use camera options Before capturing a photo, press <Options> to access the following options: Option Shooting mode Night mode on/ Night mode off Timer Resolution Effects...

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    To customise camera settings Before capturing a photo, press <Options> → Settings to access the following settings: Option Quality Review Shutter sound Default storage Default name Before capturing a video, press <Options> → Settings to access the following settings: Option Quality Audio recording...

  • Page 31: Use Advanced Music Functions

    2. Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on your phone to a PC. 3. Run Samsung PC Studio and copy files from the PC to the phone. Refer to the Samsung PC Studio help for more information.

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    4. Open a folder to view files. 5. Copy files from the PC to the memory card. To create a playlist 1. In Menu mode, select Music. 2. Press <Options> → Create playlist. 3. Enter a title for your new playlist and press the Confirm key.

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    To record songs from the FM radio 1. In Menu mode, select Applications → FM radio. 2. Press the Confirm key to start the FM radio. 3. Select a radio station you want. 4. Press <Options> → Record to start recording. 5.

  • Page 34: Using Tools And Applications, Use The Bluetooth Wireless Feature

    Using tools and applications Learn how to work with your mobile phone’s tools and additional applications Use the Bluetooth wireless feature To turn on the Bluetooth wireless feature 1. In Menu mode, select Applications → Bluetooth. 2. Press <Options> → Settings. 3.

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    To find and pair with other Bluetooth-enabled devices 1. In Menu mode, select Applications → Bluetooth. 2. Press the Confirm key. 3. Select a device. 4. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and press <OK>.

  • Page 36: Activate And Send An Sos Message

    To receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature 1. Enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and press <OK> (if necessary). 2. Press <Yes> to confirm that you are willing to receive data from the device (if necessary). Activate and send an SOS message In an emergency, you can send SOS messages to your family or friends for help.

  • Page 37: Make Fake Calls, Record And Play Voice Memos

    8. Scroll down and set the number of times to repeat the SOS message. 9. Press <Save> → <Yes>. To send an SOS message 1. With the keys locked, press [ send an SOS message to preset numbers. 2. To exit SOS mode, press [ Make fake calls You can simulate an incoming call when you want to get out of meetings or unwanted conversations.

  • Page 38: Use Java-powered Games And Applications, Create A World Clock

    3. Speak your memo into the microphone. 4. When you are finished speaking, press <Stop>. To play a voice memo 1. From the voice recorder screen, press <Options> → Go to My voice clips. 2. Select a file. Use Java-powered games and applications 1.

  • Page 39: Set And Use Alarms

    3. Scroll left or right to a time zone and press <Add>. 4. To add more world clocks, repeat steps 2-3 above. Set and use alarms Learn to set and control alarms for important events. To set a new alarm 1.

  • Page 40: Use The Calculator, Convert Currencies Or Measurements, Set A Countdown Timer

    To deactivate an alarm 1. In Menu mode, select Applications → Alarms. 2. Select the alarm you want to deactivate. 3. Scroll left or right to Off and press <Save>. Use the calculator 1. In Menu mode, select Applications → Calculator.

  • Page 41: Use The Stopwatch, Create A Text Memo

    3. Enter the time to count down and press <OK>. 4. Press the Confirm key to begin the count down. 5. When the timer expires, press <OK> to stop the alert. Use the stopwatch 1. In Menu mode, select Applications → Stopwatch.

  • Page 42: Manage Your Calendar

    Manage your calendar To change the calendar view 1. In Menu mode, select Applications → Calendar. 2. Press <Options> → View by week or View by month. To create an event 1. In Menu mode, select Applications → Calendar. 2. Press <Options> → Create → an event type. 3.

  • Page 43: Activate The Torch Light

    Activate the torch light The torch light feature helps you see in dark places by making the display and backlight as bright as possible. To activate the torch light, press and hold the Navigation key up in Idle mode or with the keypad locked.

  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting When you turn on your phone or while you are using the phone, it prompts you to enter one of the following codes: Code Try this to solve the problem: When the phone lock feature is enabled, Password you must enter the password you set for the phone.

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    Your phone displays "Service unavailable" or "Network error" • When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. Move to another area and try again. • You cannot access some options without a subscription. Contact your service provider for more details.

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    Others cannot hear you speaking on a call • Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone. • Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth. • If using a headset, ensure that it is properly connected. Audio quality is poor •...

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    Error messages appear when launching the camera Your Samsung mobile phone 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: •...

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    Contact a Samsung Service Centre. Error messages appear when opening music files Some music files may not play on your Samsung mobile phone for a variety of reasons. If you receive error messages when opening music files on your phone, try the following: •...

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    Ensure that your phone and the other Bluetooth device are within the maximum Bluetooth range (10 metres/30 feet). If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre. A connection is not established when you connect the phone to a PC •...

  • Page 50: Safety And Usage Information

    Safety and usage information Comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous or illegal situations and ensure peak performance of your mobile phone Safety warnings Keep your phone away from small children and pets Keep your phone and all accessories out of the reach of small children or animals.

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    Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically designed for your phone. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries or damage to your phone. •...

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    Avoid interference with pacemakers Maintain a minimum of 15 cm (6 inches) between mobile phones and pacemakers to avoid potential interference, as recommended by manufacturers and the independent research group, Wireless Technology Research. If you have any reason to suspect that your phone is interfering with a pacemaker or other medical device, turn off the phone immediately and contact the manufacturer of the pacemaker or medical device for...

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    Do not use the phone if the screen is cracked or broken Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hand and face. Bring the phone to a Samsung service centre to replace the screen. Damage caused by careless handling will void your manufacturer’s warranty.

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    Turn off the phone near medical equipment Your phone can interfere with medical equipment in hospitals or health care facilities. Follow all regulations, posted warnings, and directions from medical personnel. Turn off the phone or disable the wireless functions when in an aircraft Your phone can cause interference with aircraft equipment.

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    Handle your phone carefully and sensibly • Do not disassemble your phone due to a risk of electric shock. • Do not allow your phone to get wet—liquids can cause serious damage and will change the colour of the label that indicates water damage inside the phone.

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    Avoid interference with other electronic devices Your phone emits radio frequency (RF) signals that may interfere with unshielded or improperly shielded electronic equipment, such as pacemakers, hearing aids, medical devices, and other electronic devices in homes or vehicles. Consult the manufacturers of your electronic devices to solve any interference problems you experience.

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    Allow only qualified personnel to service your phone Allowing unqualified personnel to service your phone may result in damage to your phone and will void your manufacturer’s warranty. Ensure maximum battery and charger life • Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as overcharging may shorten battery life.

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    RF energy. The Declaration of Conformity of this manual demonstrates your phones compliance with the European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the Samsung mobile phone website.

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    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.

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    Correct disposal of batteries in this product (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate battery return systems) This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life.

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    "THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." SAMSUNG DOES NOT WARRANT CONTENT OR SERVICES SO PROVIDED, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR IMPLIEDLY, FOR ANY PURPOSE. SAMSUNG EXPRESSLY...

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    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.

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    2010.11.09 (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.

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    Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone depending on the software of the phone or your service provider. Printed in Korea Code No.:GH68-28129A www.samsungmobile.com English (EU). 12/2010. Rev. 1.1...

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  • A .Rheinbach May 19, 2014 08:50:
    I find the volume of callers speech is low.. Can the volume be increased and if so ... how ?
  • A. Rheinbach May 19, 2014 08:38:
    I have difficulty hearing callers ..... Can the volume be increased&​gt; and if so . how ?
  • A.O'Callaghan Mar 22, 2014 10:19:
    There seems to be no means of adding contacts to a group. "Crea​te Group"​; simply gives a title for an empty group with no option to add names to the group.
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