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  • Page 1: User Manual

    GT-S5830i user manual...

  • Page 2: Using This Manual

    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 for the latest version of the user manual. • Available features and additional services may vary by device, software, or service provider.

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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 trademarks of Samsung Electronics. ™ • The Android logo, Google Search ™...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling ... Unpack ... 9 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ... 9 Charge the battery ... 11 Insert a memory card (optional) ... 13 Attach a hand strap (optional) ... 16 Getting started ... Turn your device on and off ... 17 Get to know your device ...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Communication ... Calling ... 37 Messaging ... 41 Google Mail ... 43 Email ... 44 Talk ... 46 Social Hub ... 47 Entertainment ... Camera ... 48 Gallery ... 55 Music ... 57 FM radio ... 60 Contents Personal information ... Contacts ...

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    YouTube ... 77 News & Weather ... 79 Samsung Apps ... 80 Market ... 80 Connectivity ... Bluetooth ... 81 Wi-Fi ... 83 AllShare ... 84 Mobile network sharing ... 86 GPS ... 87 PC connections ... 88 VPN connections ... 89 Tools ...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Settings ... Access the Settings menu ... 98 Wireless and networks ... 98 Call settings ... 100 Sound ... 101 Display ... 101 Location and security ... 102 Applications ... 103 Accounts and sync ... 104 Privacy ... 104 SD card and phone storage ... 105 Locale and text ...

  • Page 9: Assembling, Unpack, Install The Sim Or Usim Card And Battery

    • Mobile device • 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 and available accessories may vary depending on your region or service provider.

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    To install the SIM or USIM card and battery, If the device is on, press and hold the Power key and select Power off OK to turn it off. → Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover.

  • Page 11: Charge The Battery

    You can charge the device with the provided 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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    • 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.

  • Page 13: Insert A Memory Card (optional)

    When the battery is fully charged, first 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. To save energy, unplug the travel adapter when not in use.

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    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.

  • Page 15: Remove The Memory Card, Format The Memory 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 of the memory card slot on the side of the device.

  • Page 16: Attach A Hand Strap (optional)

    Attach a hand strap (optional) Remove the back cover. Slide a hand strap through the slot and hook it over the small projection. Replace the back cover. Assembling...

  • Page 17: Getting Started, Turn Your Device On And Off, Get To Know Your Device

    Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, press and hold the Power key. 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 the Power key and select Power off →...

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    Multifunction jack Camera lens Power/Reset/ Lock key Memory card slot Getting started › Keys Headset jack Speaker Power/ Reset Flashbulb Lock Back cover Menu Main antenna 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.

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    › 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 Icon Definition GPS activated...

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    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 Getting started Icon Definition...

  • Page 21: 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 with other electrical devices.

  • Page 22: Lock Or Unlock The Touch Screen And Keys, Get To Know The Idle Screen

    • Pinch: Place two fingers far apart, and then pinch them together. • Your device turns off the touch screen when you do not use the device for a specified period. To turn on the screen, press the Power key or the Home key.

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    • Widgets : Add widgets to the idle screen. • 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. ›...

  • Page 24: Access Applications

    › 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.

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    Press [ ] to return to the previous screen; Press the Home key to return to the idle screen. If you rotate the device while using some features, the interface will automatically rotate as well. To prevent the interface from rotating, open the notifications panel and select Auto rotation.

  • Page 26: 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 Active applications.

  • Page 27: Change Your Ringtone

    In Idle mode, press [ Select an image. Vibrate → → 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.

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    If you forget your unlock code, 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. Getting started...

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    Set an unlock password In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Location and security → Password. → Enter a new password (alphanumeric) and select Continue. Enter the password again and select › Lock your SIM or USIM card You can lock your device by activating the PIN supplied with your SIM or USIM card.

  • Page 30: Enter Text

    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...

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    › Enter text using the Samsung keypad Portrait keypad types and select a text 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.

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    › Enter text using the Swype keypad Select the first character of a word and drag your finger to the second character without releasing the finger from the screen. Continue until you have finished the word. Release the finger on the last character. When the word displays correctly, select a space.

  • Page 33: Copy And Paste Text

    Insert a space. Delete characters. Start a new line. 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. •...

  • Page 34: Market, Download Files From The Web

    Download applications from Android Market Based on the Android platform, your device’s functionality can be extended by installing additional applications. Android Market provides you an easy and quick way to shop for games and mobile applications. • This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

  • Page 35: Synchronise Data

    To download files from the web, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet. Search for a file or application and download it. To install applications downloaded from websites other than Android Market, you must select Settings Applications Unknown sources.

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    › Synchronise data manually In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Accounts and sync. → Select an account. Press [ Sync now. Your device will start → synchronising the data you set for synchronisation. Getting started...

  • Page 37: 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 or answer a call You can use the buttons or the touch screen when you make, accept, end, or reject calls.

  • Page 38: Call An International Number, Use A Headset

    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.

  • Page 39: View And Dial Missed Calls

    • 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.

  • Page 40: View Call Logs

    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.

  • Page 41: Messaging

    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.

  • Page 42: Listen To Voice Mail Messages, View A Text Or Multimedia Message

    When you enter an email address, the device will convert the message as a multimedia message. Press [ Add subject and add a subject for the → message. Tap to compose and enter your message text. Select To insert emoticons, press [ Select and add an item.

  • Page 43: 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. If you have labelled a message, its label appears in a coloured rectangle on the message.

  • Page 44: Email

    • To view an attachment, select Preview. To save it to your device, select Download. • To archive the message, select Archive. • Delete. To delete the message, select • To move to the previous or next message, select › Organise email by labels You can organise your email by labelling your messages or adding stars to mark important messages.

  • Page 45: Send An Email Message

    Enter your email address and password. Select Next (for general email accounts such as Google Mail and Yahoo) 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.

  • Page 46: Talk

    › 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.

  • Page 47: Social Hub

    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.

  • Page 48: 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 (5.0 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to 320 x 240 pixels. To use this feature, you must first insert a memory card. •...

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    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. Change the flash setting.

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    › 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.

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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 Camera. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Panorama. Select →...

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    Option Function Metering Select a type of exposure metre. Image quality Set the quality level for your photos. Before taking a photo, select → following settings: Setting Function Display the guidelines on the preview Guidelines screen. Set the camera to display the taken Review image.

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    › Record a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Select to switch to the camcorder. Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary adjustments. Number Function Check the camcorder status and settings.

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    Press the Volume key to zoom in or out. The zoom function may be unavailable when recording in the highest resolution. Select to start recording. Select to stop recording. The video is saved automatically. The camera may not be able to properly record videos to a memory card with a slow transfer speed.

  • Page 55: Gallery

    Before recording a video, select following settings: Setting Function Display the guidelines on the Guidelines preview screen. Set the camera to display the Review recorded video. Reset Reset menus and shooting options. Gallery to access the → Learn to view photos and play videos saved on your memory card.

  • Page 56: View A Photo, Play A Video

    › View a photo In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery. Select a folder. To change the view mode, select right of the screen. Select a photo (with no icon) to view. While viewing a photo, use the following options: •...

  • Page 57: Music

    › 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 Samsung Kies. • Receive via Bluetooth. p. 82 ► • Copy to your memory card.

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    Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound system when a headset is connected. Move to a point of the file by dragging the bar. Entertainment Number 1. These icons are shown when you tap the player screen. Function •...

  • Page 59: Create A Playlist

    • You can control playback with a headset: Press the headset button to play or pause playback. You can also press and hold the headset button to launch the music player. ™ • SRS CS Headphone delivers a 5.1 surround sound experience over standard headphones or earbuds when listening to multichannel content, such as DVD movies.

  • Page 60: Fm Radio

    › Customise music player settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Music. Select a category a music file. → Press [ Settings. → Adjust the following settings to customise your music player: Option Function Set whether or not to activate the virtual 5.1 channel surround 5.1 channel sound system when a headset is...

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    Control the FM radio with the following keys: Number Function Turn off or on the FM radio. Fine-tune the frequency. Search for an available radio station. Add the current radio station to the favourites list. Number › Save a radio station automatically Plug a headset into the device.

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    › Add a radio station to the favourites list Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. Select to turn on the FM radio. Scroll to the radio station you want. Select to add to the favourites list.

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    Option Function Set whether or not to show the station ID on the FM radio screen; Show station Station IDs are available only from radio stations that provide this information. Set whether or not the FM radio Alternative attempts to retune a radio station frequency when the current signal is weak.

  • Page 64: 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 Select Select a memory location.

  • Page 65: Find A Contact

    › Find a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select 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. Select a contact’s name.

  • Page 66: Copy Contacts, Create A Group Of Contacts

    › 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 Contacts.

  • Page 67: Import Or Export Contacts

    › 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.

  • Page 68: Calendar

    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.

  • Page 69: Memo

    › 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 notifications panel from the top of the screen. Select a reminder to view more details about the event.

  • Page 70: Voice Recorder

    Voice recorder Learn to operate your device's voice recorder. To use this feature, you must first insert a memory card. › Record a voice memo In Idle mode, open the application list and select recorder. Select Record to start recording. Speak into the microphone.

  • Page 71: 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, double-tap the screen. You can also use the two fingers to zoom in or out;...

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    › Search for information by voice This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet. Select the URL input field. Select and say a keyword into your device’s microphone.

  • Page 74: Maps

    • To delete the bookmark, select Delete bookmark. • To use the web page as your homepage of the browser, select Set as homepage. › Access the frequently visited pages or the recent history In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet.

  • Page 75: 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 →...

  • Page 76: Places, Navigation

    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.

  • Page 77: Google Search

    • Speak Destination : Speak your destination such as "Navigate to destination. " • Type Destination : Enter your destination with the virtual keypad. • Contacts : Select your destination from addresses of your contacts. • Starred Places : Select your destination from the list of your starred places.

  • Page 78: Share Videos

    Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. 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. › Share videos In Idle mode, open the applications list and select YouTube.

  • Page 79: News & Weather

    Enter your user name and password and select Enter details of the upload and select 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 &...

  • Page 80: Samsung Apps, Market

    Featuring a wealth of games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, health related applications and more, Samsung Apps gives you instant access to a huge choice of mobile experience. Your device gets smarter with fully optimised applications from Samsung Apps.

  • Page 81: 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. •...

  • Page 82: Wireless Feature

    › 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.

  • Page 83: Wi-fi

    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. If you receive a contact, it is automatically saved to the phonebook.

  • Page 84: Allshare

    › 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.

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    Option Function Access point Select a WLAN AP to use for DLNA network connections. Upload Set whether or not to accept the from other upload from other devices. devices › Play your files on another DLNA enabled device In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare.

  • Page 86: Mobile Network Sharing

    Select a media category and select files you want to play. Add to playlist. Select Select a player—the one that will play the media file. Playback begins at the selected player. Control playback using icons of your device. 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.

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

  • Page 88: Pc Connections

    Samsung Kies program. › Connect with Samsung Kies Ensure that Samsung Kies is installed on your PC. You can download the program from the Samsung website ( Using a USB cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC.

  • Page 89: Vpn Connections

    › Connect as a mass storage 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 USB cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC.

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    › 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.

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    › 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. VPN settings. → Connectivity...

  • Page 92: Clock

    Tools Clock Learn to use clock display on the Idle screen, and set and control alarms for important events. › Use the clock display In Idle mode, open the application list and select While using the clock display, use the following features: •...

  • Page 93: Calculator, Downloads

    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. •...

  • Page 94: My Files

    My files Learn to quickly and easily access all of your images, videos, music, sound clips, and other types of files stored on your memory card. › Supported file formats Type Format • Image Extension: bmp, gif, jpg, png, wbmp •...

  • Page 95: Thinkfree Office

    • To delete files or folders, select Delete. • To change the view mode, select • List by. To sort files or folders, select • To use additional features using a file, such as moving, copying or renaming option, select More. ThinkFree Office Learn to create and view document files on your device.

  • Page 96: Sim Toolkit, Task Manager

    Select My Docs a document. → View and edit the document as desired. • To zoom in or out, use the two finger zoom; Place your two fingers on the screen and slowly pinch or spread apart. • To open the toolbar to edit the document (word, text, or excel file), press [ →...

  • Page 97: Voice Search

    In Idle mode, open the application list and select manager. Use the following options: • Active applications : View the list of all the applications currently running on your device. • Package : View the package size of applications installed on your device. •...

  • Page 98: Settings, Access The Settings Menu, Wireless And Networks

    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.

  • Page 99: Tethering And Portable Hotspot, Vpn Settings, Mobile Networks

    › 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.

  • Page 100: Call Settings

    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. •...

  • Page 101: Sound, Display

    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. •...

  • Page 102: Location And Security

    • Brightness : Set the brightness of the display. • 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. •...

  • Page 103: Applications

    • Remote controls : Set to control a lost device remotely via the web. • Visible passwords : Set the device to display your password as you enter. • Select device administrators : View device administrators installed on your device. You can activate device administrators to apply new policies to your device.

  • Page 104: Accounts And Sync, Privacy

    : This is for application development. When your device is connected to a PC with a USB 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.

  • Page 105: Sd Card And Phone Storage, Locale And Text

    SD card and phone storage Check memory information of memory cards and your device, and format a memory card. Formatting a memory card will permanently delete all data from the memory card. Locale and text Change the settings for text input. ›...

  • Page 106: Samsung Keypad

    : Learn how to enter text faster with the Swype keyboard. • Version : View version information. Settings › Samsung keypad • Portrait keypad types : Select the default input method, such as the QWERTY keyboard, traditional keypad, or handwriting screen. •...

  • Page 107: Voice Input And Output

    : Set the device to insert a period when you double-tap the space bar. • Tutorial : Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keypad. Voice input and output Change the settings for the voice recognition and the text- to-speech feature.

  • Page 108: Accessibility, Date And Time, About Phone

    • Speech rate : Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature. • Language : Select a language for the text-to-speech feature. • Engines : View the text-to-speech engines downloaded from Android Market. Accessibility Change the settings for accessibility features. • Accessibility : Activate an accessibility application you have downloaded, such as Talkback or Kickback, which...

  • Page 109: 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, Password you must enter the password you set for the device.

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    Ensure that your device software is upgraded to the latest version. • If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your local Samsung Service Centre. Troubleshooting 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.

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    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 •...

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    Troubleshooting 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: •...

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    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: •...

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    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 •...

  • Page 115: 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 116

    • 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.

  • Page 117

    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.

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    • 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.

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    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 •...

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    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 •...

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    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.

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    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...

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    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 124: Correct Disposal Of This Product, Correct Disposal Of Batteries In This Product

    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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  • Page 126: Index

    Index access codes 109 airplane mode 17 alarms creating 92 stopping 92 AllShare 84 battery charging 11 installing 9 Bluetooth activating 81 finding and pairing with devices 82 receiving data 82 sending data 82 Index brightness, display 28 calculator 93 calendar creating events 68 viewing events 68...

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    importing 67 setting speed dial 65 device customising 26 indicator icons 19 keys 18 layout 17 notifications panel 23 settings 98 turning on or off 17 DLNA see AllShare downloads applications 34 files 34 email sending 45 setting accounts 44 viewing 46 file manager 94 fixed dialling number mode 39...

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    42 music player adding files 57 creating playlists 59 playing music 57 news and weather 79 PC connections mass storage 89 Samsung Kies 88 phonebook creating contacts 64 creating groups 66 creating your namecard 65 finding contacts 65 Index photos...

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    sending 41 viewing 42 ThinkFree Office 95 time and date, set 26 touch screen locking 22 using 21 unpack 9 USIM card installing 9 locking 29 video player 56 videos capturing 53 playing 56 voice mail 42 voice recorder playing 70 recording 70 VPN connections connecting to 91...

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    (place and date of issue) (name and signature of authorised person) * It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.

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    Download the latest version of Kies from the Samsung website ( and install it on your PC. Using a USB cable, connect your device to your PC. Samsung Kies will launch automatically. If Samsung Kies does not automatically launch, double-click the Samsung Kies icon on your PC.

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    hi how can i block a number? so that the person cannot call me
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