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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 ... 13 Getting started ... Turn your device on and off ... 16 Get to know your device ... 16 Use the touch screen ...
Privacy ... 99 SD card and phone storage ... 99 Locale and text ... 100 Voice input and output ... 102 Accessibility ... 103 Date and time ... 103 About phone ... 103 Troubleshooting ... Safety precautions ... Index ... Contents...
• Battery • Travel adapter (charger) • 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...
To install the SIM or USIM card and battery, If the device is on, press and hold [ Power off OK to turn it off. → Remove the back cover. Assembling Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing down.
You can charge the device with a 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.
• While charging, the device may heat up. This is normal and should not affect your device’s lifespan or performance. • 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. Do not remove the battery before removing the travel adapter. Doing this may cause damage to the device.
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 memory card Before removing a memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. Settings In Idle mode, select → phone storage Unmount SD card → Open the cover to the memory card slot on the side of the device.
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 select Power off →...
Headset jack Power/Lock key Camera lens Speaker › Keys Multifunction jack Power/ Lock Menu Back cover Home Internal antenna Back Volume Function Turn on the device (press and hold); Access the quick menus (press and hold); Lock the touch screen. Open a list of options available on the current screen;...
› Indicator icons Icons shown on the display may vary depending on your region or service provider. Icon Definition No signal Signal strength GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected Open WLANs available WLAN activated Bluetooth activated Bluetooth headset connected Getting started Icon Definition...
Icon Definition Mobile AP activated No SIM or USIM card New text or multimedia message New email message New voice mail message Alarm activated Event notification Roaming (outside of normal service area) Silent mode activated Flight mode activated Vibration mode activated Icon Definition Music playback in progress...
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.
• Drag and drop: Tap and hold your finger on an item, and then drag your finger to move the item. • Double-tap: Tap twice quickly with your finger to zoom in or out while viewing photos or web pages. •...
• 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. › Move items on the idle screen Tap and hold an item to move until the item appears grey.
› 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 [ → You can also place your two fingers on the screen and pinch to switch to Edit mode.
Press [ ] to return to the previous screen; Press the Home key to return to the idle screen. Your device has a built-in motion sensor that detects its orientation. If you rotate the device while using some features, the interface will automatically switch to landscape view.
› 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 Active applications.
Vibrate → → 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. Animation Some animations or All → → Wallpaper an option.
• If you forget your PIN or password, bring your device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it. • Samsung is not responsible for any loss of security codes or private information or other damages caused by illegal software.
Select Continue. Draw a pattern again to confirm. Select Confirm. Set an unlock PIN code In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Location and security → PIN. → Enter a new PIN (numeric) and select Enter the PIN again and select Set an unlock password In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings...
Change the keyboard type You can change the keyboard type. Tap and hold the text input field and select Input method (Swype or Samsung keypad). › Enter text using the Swype keyboard Select the first character of a word and drag your finger to the second character without releasing the finger from the screen.
Insert a space. Delete characters. Getting started Number › Enter text using the Samsung keypad Select input 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.
Change case. Switch between Number/Symbol mode and ABC mode. Enter text by voice; This icon is available only when you activate the voice input feature for the Samsung keypad. This feature may be unavailable depending on the selected input language. Number Function Clear your input.
› Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications. Place the cursor on the text you want to copy. Select Select or . Drag or to select the text you want. Select to copy, or to cut the text onto the...
› Uninstall an application From the Android Market home screen, select apps. Select the item you want to delete. Select Uninstall → Download files from the web When you download files or web applications from the web, your device saves them in a memory card. Files you download from the web can include viruses that will damage your device.
› Set up a server account In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Accounts and sync. → 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.
Communication Calling Learn to use calling functions, such as making and answering calls, using options available during a call or customising and using call-related features. › Make and answer a call You can use the buttons or the touch screen when you make, accept, end, or reject calls.
Reject a call When a call comes in, drag left until it reaches the dot. The caller will hear a busy tone. Call an international number In Idle mode, open the application list and select Keypad, and 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 open the dialling screen, select • To listen and talk to the other party via a Bluetooth headset, select Headset. • To turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you, select Mute. • To activate the speakerphone feature, select In noisy environments, you may have difficulty hearing some calls while using the speakerphone feature.
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 phone or when you are outside of the service area.
Select a log to view its details. From the detail view, you can dial the number, send a message to the number or add the number to the phonebook. Messaging Learn to create and send text (SMS) or multimedia (MMS) messages, and view or manage messages you have sent or received.
Select contacts and select Add. Select Tap to compose and enter your message text. To insert emoticons, press [ Select an option and add an item. → You can select a file from the file list or create a new photo, video, or sound.
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 add a star to the message, select • Preview. To save it to your To view an attachment, select memory card, select Download. • Archive. To archive the message, select • Delete. To delete the message, select • To move to the previous or next message, select ›...
Enter your email address and password. Select Next (for general email accounts) or Manual setup (for other company email accounts). Follow the on-screen instructions. When you are finished setting up the email account, the email messages are downloaded to your device. If you have created more than two accounts, you can switch between email accounts;...
› View an email message When you open an email account, you can view previously retrieved emails offline or connect to the email server to view new messages. After retrieving email messages, you can view them offline. In Idle mode, open the application list and select an email account.
Press [ Add friend. → Enter an email address of the friend and select invitation. When your friend accepts the invitation, the friend is added to your friend list. › Start a chat In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select a friend from the friend list.
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 640 x 480 pixels. To use the camera, you must first insert a memory card. •...
Number Function Check the camera status and settings. • : Resolution • : Exposure metre type • : Number of photos you can take (according to available memory) • : Storage location Change the shooting mode. Change the scene mode. Adjust the brightness.
› Capture a photo by using preset options for various scenes Your camera provides you with predefined settings for various scenes. You can simply select the proper mode for your shooting condition and subjects. For example, when you take photos at night, select the night mode that uses an extended exposure.
› Capture a series of photos You can easily take a series of photos of moving subjects. This is useful when you are photographing children at play or a sporting event. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera.
› Customise camera settings Before taking a photo, select → following options: Option Function Take close-up photos or set the Focus mode camera to focus on the subject or focus on human faces automatically. Select the length of the delay before Timer the camera takes a photo.
Setting Function Set the camera to include location information for your photos. To improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may be obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas, or in poor weather conditions. Set the camera shutter to make a Shutter sound sound when capturing a photo.
Number Function Check the camcorder status and settings. • : Resolution • : Length of video that can be recorded (according to available memory) • : Storage location Change the recording mode (for attaching to a multimedia message or for saving normally). Adjust the brightness.
› Customise camcorder settings Before recording a video, select → following options: Option Function Select the length of the delay before Timer the camera starts recording a video. Resolution Change the resolution option. Adjust the colour balance according White balance to lighting conditions.
Gallery Learn to view photos and play videos saved on your memory card. › Supported file formats Type Format Image Extension: bmp, gif, jpg, png, wbmp, agif • Extension: 3gp, mp4 Video • Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264 • Some file formats are not supported depending on the software of the device.
› Play a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery. Select a video (with the icon) to play. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Control playback with the virtual keys. › Share images or videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery.
› Add music files to your memory card Start by transferring files to your memory card: • Download from the wireless web. • Download from a PC with a Samsung Kies. • Receive via Bluetooth. p. 81 ► • Copy to your memory card.
Number Function Skip backward; Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback. Change the repeat mode (off, repeating one file, or repeating all files). Activate Shuffle mode. Open the playlist. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold).
Press [ Add to playlist → → Enter a title for your new playlist and select To add more music files to the playlist, play a file and Add to playlist press [ → → › Use the party shuffle feature When you turn on the party shuffle feature, your device selects and plays music files randomly.
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.
Number Function Add the current radio station to the favourites list. Adjust the volume. › Save a radio station automatically Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. Press [ Scan a scanning option. →...
› Customise FM radio settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. Press [ Settings. → Adjust the following settings to customise your FM radio: Option Function Region Select your region. Set whether or not to run the FM radio in the background while Background using other applications.
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 Select Select a memory location.
› Find a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Scroll up or down on the contact list. Select a contact’s name. Once you find a contact, you can: • call the contact by selecting a phone 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, open the application list and select Press [ Get friends.
› 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 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.
Calendar Learn to create and manage daily, weekly or monthly events, and set alarms to remind yourself of important events. › Create an event In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar. More Create. Press [ → → Enter the details of the event as required.
› 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.
Voice recorder Learn to operate your device's voice recorder. To use the voice recorder, you must first insert a memory card. › Record a voice memo In Idle mode, open the application list and select recorder. Record to start recording. Select Speak into the microphone.
Web services require a data connection. Contact your operator to choose the best data plan. Internet Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages. • You may incur additional charges for accessing the web and downloading media. For details, contact your service provider.
Number Function Enter 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, double-tap the screen. You can also use the two finger zoom;...
› Bookmark your favourite web pages If you know the web address of a web page, you can manually add a bookmark. To add a bookmark, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet. Bookmarks. Select → Add or press [ Bookmark last-viewed Select →...
Select Most visited or History. → Select a web page to access. You can add a web page to the bookmark list by selecting the star icon on the right. Maps ™ Learn to use Google Maps to find your location, search the map for streets, cities, or countries, and get directions.
Adjust the following settings to activate location services: Option Function Use wireless Set to use WLAN and/or mobile networks networks for finding your location. Use GPS Set to use the GPS satellite for satellites finding your location. › Search for a specific location 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).
Places Learn to search for a place around you. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Places. Select a category. Your device searches for places around your current location that are related to the category.
• Contacts : Select your destination from addresses of your contacts. • Starred Places : Select your destination from the list of your starred places. Install to use voice-guided navigation. Select To end the navigation, press [ Google Search You can search for applications in your device and specific data on the web.
Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Move to a point of the file by dragging the bar. Change the quality of the display. › Upload videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube. Press [ Upload and select a video.
→ 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. News Settings News →...
Your device gets smarter with fully optimised applications from Samsung Apps. Explore amazing applications and make your mobile life even better. • The feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. • For details, please visit www.samsungapps.com.
› Find and pair with other Bluetooth- enabled devices In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → settings Scan devices. → Select a device. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and select OK.
When prompted, enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and select OK (if necessary). Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive Select data from the device (if necessary). Received data is saved to the bluetooth folder. Wi-Fi Learn to use your device’s wireless networking capabilities to activate and connect to any wireless local area network (WLAN) compatible with the IEEE 802.11 b/g/n standards.
› Add a WLAN manually In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → Add Wi-Fi network. → Enter the SSID for the network and select the security type. Set the security settings depending on the selected security type.
› Tethering and → 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). Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC.
› Connect as a mass storage device 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. Insert a memory card into the device. Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC.
› Set up VPN connections In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → Add VPN. → Select a VPN type. Customise the connection information. Available options may vary depending on the VPN type. Option Function VPN name Enter a name of the VPN server.
Option Function DNS search Enter the domain name server domains (DNS) address. When you are finished, press [ › Connect to a private network In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → Select a private network to connect. Enter the user name and password and select Connect.
Tools Clock Learn to use the 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: •...
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. Use the keys that correspond to the calculator display to perform basic mathematical operations. Advanced panel to use scientific Press [ →...
In a folder, press [ ] to use the following options: • To send a file to others via multimedia message, email or the Bluetooth wireless feature, select Share. • Create folder. To create a new folder, select • To delete files or folders, select Delete.
SIM Toolkit Use a variety of additional services offered by your service provider. Depending on your SIM or USIM card, this menu may be available but labelled differently. In Idle mode, open the application list and select SIM Toolkit. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.
Voice Search Learn to use the voice command feature to dial a number, send a message, or search for locations and information by voice. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. 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 and networks Change the settings for wireless network connections. › Flight mode Disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.
› Tethering and portable hotspot • USB tethering : Activate the USB tethering feature to share your device's mobile network connection with PCs via USB. When connected to a PC, your device is used as a wireless modem for a PC. p.
Call settings Customise the settings for calling features. › Fixed Dialing Numbers • Enable FDN : Activate or deactivate FDN mode to restrict calls to numbers in the FDN list. You must enter the PIN2 supplied with your SIM or USIM card. •...
Sound Change the settings for various sounds on your device. • Silent mode : Activate the silent mode to mute all sounds except media sounds and alarm ringtones. • Vibrate : Set when the device will vibrate for various events. •...
• Auto-rotate screen : Set whether or not to rotate the content automatically when the device is rotated. • Animation : Set the device to display animation when you switch between windows. • Screen timeout : Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display's backlight.
: This is for application development. When your device is connected to a PC with a PC data cable, the USB debugging mode will be activated and Samsung Kies will launch automatically. Stay awake : Set the device’s screen to stay on while charging the battery.
• Samsung Apps : Select a network connection (WLAN or packet switched data network) to get application update notification 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.
Locale and text Change the settings for text input. › Select language Select a display language for all menus and applications. › Select input method Select a default keyboard type for text input. › Swype • Language : Select a language for text input. You cannot enter text in some languages.
: Activate the voice input feature to enter text by voice on the Samsung keypad. • Auto-full stop : Set the device to insert a period when you double-tap the space bar. • Tutorial : Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keypad. Settings...
Voice input and output Change the settings for the voice recognition and the text- to-speech feature. › Voice recognition settings • Language : Select a language for the Google voice recognition. • SafeSearch : Set the device to filter explicit text and/or images from voice search results.
Accessibility Change the settings for accessibility features. • Accessibility : Activate an accessibility application you have downloaded, such as Talkback or Kickback, which provides voice, melody, or vibration feedback. • The power key ends calls : Set the device to end a call when you press [ ].
Troubleshooting When you turn on your device or while you are using the device, it prompts you to enter one of the following codes: Code Try this to solve the problem: When the device lock feature is enabled, Password you must enter the password you set for the device.
• If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your local Samsung Service Centre. Your device freezes or has fatal errors If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold [ ] for 8-10 seconds.
Outgoing calls are not connected • Ensure that you have pressed the Dial key. • Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network. • Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone number you are dialling. Incoming calls are not connected •...
Error messages appear when launching the camera Your Samsung mobile device must have sufficient available memory and battery power to operate the camera application. If you receive error messages when launching the camera, try the following: •...
Service Centre. Troubleshooting Error messages appear when opening music files Some music files may not play on your Samsung mobile device for a variety of reasons. If you receive error messages when opening music files on your device, try the following: •...
Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are within the maximum Bluetooth range (10 m). 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 •...
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. •...
• 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.
Do not use your device in a hospital or near medical equipment that can be interfered with by radio frequency If you personally use any medical equipment, contact the manufacturer of the equipment to ensure the safety of your equipment from radio frequency.
• Position your device within easy reach. Be able to access your wireless device without removing your eyes from the road. If you receive an incoming call at an inconvenient time, let your voice mail answer it for you. • Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving.
Do not use or store your device in dusty, dirty areas Dust can cause your device to malfunction. 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 •...
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 •...
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.
The Declaration of Conformity statement at the back of this manual demonstrates your device’s compliance with the European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the Samsung website. Safety precautions...
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.
40 music player adding files 56 creating playlists 57 playing music 56 news and weather PC connections mass storage 85 Samsung Kies 84 phonebook creating contacts 62 creating groups 64 Index creating your namecard 63 finding contacts 63 photos...
task manager text input text memos text messages sending 39 viewing 40 time and date, set touch screen locking 21 using 20 unpack USIM card installing 9 locking 28 video player videos capturing 51 playing 55 voice mail voice recorder playing 68 recording 68 VPN connections...
Joong-Hoon Choi / Lab Manager (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...
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.samsung.com/kies) and install it on your PC. Using a PC data cable, connect your device to your PC.