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GT-S6500
user manual

Summary of Contents

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    GT-S6500 user manual...

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    Using this manual Thank you for purchasing this Samsung mobile device. This device will provide you with high quality mobile communication and entertainment based on Samsung’s exceptional technology and high standards.

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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. p. 12 (represents “see page 12”) Using this manual...

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    Trademarks SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered ● trademarks of Samsung Electronics. The Android logo, Google Search ● ™ Google Mail , YouTube ™ Talk are trademarks of Google, Inc. ● Headphone and WOW HD technologies are incorporated under licence from SRS Labs, Inc.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling ... 10 Unpack ... 10 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ... 10 Charge the battery ... 12 Insert a memory card (optional) ... 15 Attach a hand strap (optional) ... 17 Getting started ... 18 Turn your device on and off ...

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    Internet ... 84 Maps ... 87 Latitude ... 89 Places ... 90 Navigation ... 90 YouTube ... 91 Samsung Apps ... 93 Market ... 94 News & Weather ... 94 Connectivity ... 96 Bluetooth ... 96 Wi-Fi ... 98 Wi-Fi Direct ... 100 AllShare ...

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    GPS ... 105 PC connections ... 106 VPN connections ... 108 Tools ... 110 Clock ... 110 Calculator ... 112 Downloads ... 113 Google Search ... 113 Kies air ... 113 My files ... 115 Tags ... 116 SIM Toolkit ... 117 Task Manager ...

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    Storage ... 129 Language and keyboard ... 130 Voice input and output ... 132 Accessibility ... 133 Date and time ... 133 About phone ... 134 Troubleshooting ... 135 Safety precautions ... 141 Index ... 153 Contents...

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

    ● Battery ● Quick start guide ● Use only Samsung-approved software. Pirated or illegal software may cause damage or malfunctions that are not covered by your manufacturer's warranty. The items supplied with your device 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 12: Charge The Battery

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

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

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    If your device is not charging properly, bring your ● device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre. When the battery is fully charged, first unplug the travel adapter from the device and then from the power outlet.

  • Page 15: Insert A Memory Card (optional)

    32 GB (depending on memory card manufacturer and type). Samsung uses approved industry standards for memory cards, but some brands may not be fully compatible with your device. Using an incompatible memory card may damage your device or the memory card and can corrupt data stored on the card.

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    Open the cover of the memory card slot on the side of the device. Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing up. Push the memory card in the memory card slot until it locks in place. Close the cover of the memory card slot. ›...

  • Page 17: Attach A Hand Strap (optional)

    › Format the memory card Formatting your memory card on a PC may cause incompatibilities with your device. Format the memory card only on the device. In Idle mode, select SD card → → Erase everything. Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all important data stored on your device.

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

    Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, press and hold 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 then select Power off Follow all posted warnings and directions from ●...

  • Page 19: Get To Know Your Device

    Get to know your device › Device layout Earpiece Volume key Memory card slot Menu key Camera lens Speaker Power/Reset/ Lock Main antenna 1. Do not touch or cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects while using the GPS functions. Proximity sensor Touch screen Home key...

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    › Keys Power/ Reset Lock Menu Home Back Volume Adjust the device’s volume. 1. If your device has fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes, you may need to reset the device to regain functionality. Function Turn on the device (press and hold); Access the quick menus (press and hold);...

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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 Wi-Fi APs available Wi-Fi AP connected Bluetooth activated Bluetooth headset connected GPS activated Call in progress...

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    Icon Definition Synchronised with the web Uploading data Downloading data Call diverting activated Connected to PC Power saving mode activated USB tethering activated Wi-Fi tethering 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)

  • Page 23: Use The Touch Screen

    Icon Definition Music playback in progress Music playback paused FM radio turned on in the background Error occurred or caution required Battery power level Current time 10:00 AM Use the touch screen Your device’s touch screen lets you easily select items or perform functions.

  • Page 24: Lock Or Unlock The Touch Screen And Keys

    Control your touch screen with the following actions: Tap: Touch once with your finger to select or launch a menu, ● option, or application. Tap and hold: Tap an item and hold it for more than ● 2 seconds to open a pop-up option list. Drag: Tap and drag your finger up, down, left, or right to ●...

  • Page 25: Get To Know The Idle Screen

    Get to know the idle screen When the device is in Idle mode, you will see the idle screen. From the idle screen, you can view indicator icons, widgets, shortcuts to applications, and other items. The idle screen has multiple panels. Scroll left or right to a panel of the idle screen.

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    › Remove items from the idle screen Tap and hold an item to remove. The trash bin appears at the bottom of the idle screen. Drag the item to the trash bin. When the item turns red, release the item. ›...

  • Page 27: 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. 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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    Select an application. When you use applications provided by Google, you ● must have a Google account. If you do not have a Google account, sign up for a Google account. You can add a shortcut to an application by tapping ●...

  • Page 29: Customise Your Device

    › Access recent applications Press and hold the Home key to view the applications you have accessed recently. Select an application to access. › 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.

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

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

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

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    Find my mobile feature will automatically send the contact number to specified recipients to help you locate and recover your device. To use this feature, you need a Samsung account for controlling the device from the web remotely. In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

  • Page 34: Enter Text

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

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    (tap and hold). Enter text by voice; This icon is available only when you activate the voice input feature for the Samsung keypad. Clear your input. Start a new line. Insert a full-stop; Open the symbol panel (press and hold).

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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.

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    You can also use the following keys: Number Function Change case. Enter the recommended word or add a new word to the dictionary; Access the keypad settings (tap and hold). Switch between Symbol/Number mode and ABC/Number mode. Change the input language. Clear your input.

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    › 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 word or Select all. Select Drag or to select the text you want.

  • Page 39: Download Applications From Android Market

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

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

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

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

  • Page 42: Communication, Calling

    Communication Calling Learn to use calling functions, such as making and answering calls, using options available during a call or customising and using call-related features. › Make or answer a call You can use the buttons or the touch screen when you make, accept, end or reject calls.

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    Answer a call When a call comes in, drag reaches the border of the circle. When the device is ringing, press the Volume key to mute the ringtone. To end the call, select Reject a call When a call comes in, drag the border of the circle.

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

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    › View and dial missed calls Your device will display calls you have missed on the display. To dial the number of a missed call, open the notifications panel and select the missed call. › Use additional features You can use various other call-related features, such as auto rejection, Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode, or call diverting or barring.

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    Use Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode In FDN mode, your device will restrict outgoing calls, except for the numbers stored in the FDN list. To activate FDN mode, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings → Call Numbers →...

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    Select a call barring option. Enter a call barring password and select Your setting will be sent to the network. Set call waiting Call waiting is a network feature to alert you of an incoming call while you are on a previous call. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Call Additional settings...

  • Page 48: Messaging

    Messaging Learn to create and send text (SMS) or multimedia (MMS) messages, and view or manage messages you have sent or received. You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages while outside your home service area. For details, contact your service provider. ›...

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    Add recipients of your message. Enter phone numbers or email addresses manually, ● separating them with a semicolon or a comma. Select phone numbers or email addresses from the lists ● by selecting When you enter an email address, the device will convert the message as a multimedia message.

  • Page 50: Google Mail

    › Listen to voice mail messages If you have set missed calls to be diverted to the voice mail server, callers may leave voice messages when you do not answer incoming calls. To access your voice mail inbox and listen to voice mail messages, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Keypad and then tap and hold 1.

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    Enter a name or address in the recipient field. Enter a subject and message. To attach an image file, press [ Select to send the message. › View email messages In Idle mode, open the application list and select Mail. Select an email message.

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    Add a label to a message From the Inbox screen, tap and hold a message. Change labels. Select Select a label to add and select Filter messages From the Inbox screen, press [ Select the label of the messages you want to view. Email Learn to send or view email messages via your personal or company email account.

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    › Send an email message In Idle mode, open the application list and select Email an email account. Select Add recipients of your message. Enter email addresses manually, separating them with a ● semicolon or by selecting the Enter key. Select email addresses from the lists by selecting ●...

  • Page 54: Talk

    Select an email message. From the message view, use the following options: To move to the previous or next message, select ● To move the message to another folder, select ● To delete the message, select ● To reply to the message, select ●...

  • Page 55: Chaton

    › Start a chat In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select a friend from the friend list. The chat screen opens. Enter your message and select To insert emoticons, press [ To switch between active chats, press [ chats.

  • Page 56: Social Hub

    Social Hub Learn to access Social Hub application for Social Network Service (SNS), email, or messages. Visit socialhub.samsungapps.com for more details. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Hub. If you are launching this application for the first time, add an account or skip it for a later setup.

  • Page 57: Entertainment, Camera

    Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.2 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to 640 x 480 pixels. The camera interface appears only in the landscape ●...

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    Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary adjustments. Number Function Check the camera status and settings. ● ● ● ● Change the shooting mode. Change the scene mode. Adjust the brightness. Change the camera settings. Switch to the camcorder. Capture a photo.

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    Press the Volume key to zoom in or out. The zoom function may be unavailable when shooting in the highest resolution. Select to take a photo. The photo is saved automatically. After taking photos, select To view more photos, scroll left or right. ●...

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    Make any necessary adjustments. Select to take a photo. › Capture a photo in Smile shot mode Your camera can recognise people’s faces and help you take photos of their smiling faces. In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the camera.

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    › Capture a panoramic photo You can take wide panoramic photos using Panorama shooting mode. This mode is convenient for photographing landscapes. In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the camera. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. →...

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    Option Effects Metering Image quality Before taking a photo, select settings: Setting Guidelines Review Shutter sound Storage Reset Function Apply a special effect, such as sepia or black and white tones. Select a type of exposure metre. Set the quality level for your photos. →...

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    › Record a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the 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.

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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 camcorder may not be able to properly record videos to a memory card with a slow transfer speed.

  • Page 65: Gallery

    Before recording a video, select following settings: Setting Guidelines Audio recording Review Storage Reset Gallery Learn to view photos and play videos saved in your memory card. › Supported file formats Type Format Image Extension: bmp, gif, jpg, png, wbmp ●...

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    ● and use the following options: Print : Print a photo using a Wi-Fi or USB connection. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. Crop : Crop an image from a photo. Rotate left : Rotate a photo anti-clockwise.

  • Page 67: Videos

    › Play a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery. Select a video (with the Rotate the device to landscape view. Control playback with the virtual keys. Videos Learn to use the video player to play various kinds of videos. The video player supports the following file formats: 3gp, mp4(Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264).

  • Page 68: Music

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

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    › Add music files to your device Start by transferring files to your device or memory card: Download from the wireless web. ● Download from a PC with Samsung Kies. ● Receive via Bluetooth. ● Copy to your memory card.

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    Number Function Move to a point of the file by dragging or tapping the bar. Restart playback; Skip backward (double-tap); Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Adjust the volume. Change the repeat mode (off, repeating a file, or repeating all files). Pause playback;...

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    › Create a playlist In Idle mode, open the application list and select Playlists. Select → Create. Press [ Enter a title for your new playlist and select Add music. Select Select the files you want to include and select During playback, you can add files to a playlist by pressing →...

  • Page 72: Fm Radio

    Adjust the following settings to customise your music player: Option Equaliser Sound effects Music menu Visualisation Lyrics Music auto off 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.

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    Select the radio station you want from the all station list and press [ ] to return to the FM radio screen. Control the FM radio with the following keys: Number Function Scan the available radio station. Touch to enter radio station frequency manually.

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    › Save a radio station automatically Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. → Scan Press [ The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically. Select the radio station you want from the all station list and press [ ] to return to the FM radio screen.

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    › Customise FM radio settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. → Settings. Press [ Adjust the following settings to customise your FM radio: Option Background playing Show station FM auto off Function Set whether or not to run the FM radio in the background while using other applications.

  • Page 76: 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.

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    Select a memory location. If you have more than one account, select an account to which you want to add the contact. Enter contact information. Save to add the contact to memory. Select › Find a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Scroll up or down on the contact list.

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

  • Page 79: Calendar

    To copy contacts from your device to the SIM or USIM card, In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Import/Export Press [ Select contacts to copy and select › 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 →...

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    › Create an event In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar. Tap to create event or press [ Select Enter the details of the event as required. Save. Select › View events To change the calendar view, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar.

  • Page 81: 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. To snooze or dismiss the reminder, select the check box next to events you want and select Snooze or Dismiss.

  • Page 82: Voice Recorder

    Change the colour of the memo. Lock the memo. Print the memo using a WLAN connection. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. You can send the memo to others by tapping and ● holding the memo and selecting Send You can upload the memo to a community website ●...

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    When you are finished, select Your memo is saved automatically. To record more voice memos, select › Play a voice memo In Idle mode, open the application list and select recorder. List. Select Select a voice memo to play. You can send the voice memo to others by pressing →...

  • Page 84: 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 files. For details, contact your service provider.

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    To customise the browser settings, press [ ● Settings. To print the current web page using a WLAN connection, ● → More press [ with Samsung printers. → More → Add shortcut to Home. → Share page. → Print. Your device is compatible only →...

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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 Select the URL input field. Select and say a keyword into your device’s microphone.

  • Page 87: Maps

    To send the web address (URL) of the web page to others, ● select Share link. To copy the web address (URL) of the web page, select ● Copy link URL. To delete the bookmark, select ● To use the web page as your homepage of the browser, ●...

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    › Search for a specific location In Idle mode, open the application list and select If you are launching this application for the first time, select OK. The map will display your current location. → Search. Press [ Enter a keyword for the location and select To search for a location by voice, select .

  • Page 89: Latitude

    Select a travel method (car, bus, or walk) and select directions. The route is indicated on the map. Depending on the selected travel method, you may see multiple routes. Select a route to view details of your trip and select view the route on the map.

  • Page 90: 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 Select a category. Your device searches for places around your current location that are related to the category.

  • Page 91: Youtube

    If you are launching this application for the first time, select Accept. Enter your destination by using one of the following methods: Speak Destination ● “Navigate to destination. ” Type Destination ● virtual keypad. Contacts : Select your destination from addresses of ●...

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    › Share videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube. Select a video. → Select an option. › Upload videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube. → Upload and select a video. Skip to step 8. Press [ If you want to upload new videos, select the camera.

  • Page 93: Samsung Apps

    Samsung Apps Samsung Apps allows you to simply and easily download an abundance of applications directly to your device. Featuring a wealth of games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, health related applications and more, Samsung Apps gives you instant access to a huge choice of mobile experience.

  • Page 94: Market, News & Weather

    Market You can download games, ringtones, or other applications from the Android Market. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. In Idle mode, open the application list and select If you are launching this application for the first time, select Accept.

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    › Read news articles In Idle mode, open the application list and select Weather. Scroll left to a news topic at the top of the screen. Select an article to open it. To add news topics, press [ settings → Select news topics.

  • Page 96: Connectivity, Bluetooth

    Bluetooth. If the devices are within range of one another, you can exchange information between them even if they are located in different rooms. Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, ● or misuse of data sent or received via the Bluetooth wireless feature.

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    › Find and pair with other Bluetooth-enabled devices In Idle mode, open the application list and select Wireless and network → devices. Select a device. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and select OK. Alternatively, select Accept to match the PIN between your device and the device.

  • Page 98: Wi-fi

    › Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature In Idle mode, open the application list and select Wireless and network → Visible. Your device is visible to other Bluetooth devices for specified period. You can set the duration that your device is visible to other Bluetooth devices by selecting Visible time-out.

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

  • Page 100: Wi-fi Direct

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

  • Page 101: Allshare

    › Send data via Wi-Fi Select a file or item, such as a memo, media file, or web address, from an appropriate application or My files. Select an option for sending data via Wi-Fi. The method for selecting an option may vary by data type.

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    Adjust the following settings to customise the DLNA feature: Option Device name Share videos Share photos Share music Upload from other devices Default memory Subtitles › Play your files on another DLNA-enabled device In Idle mode, open the application list and select My device.

  • Page 103: Mobile Network Sharing

    › Play files of one device on the other device In Idle mode, open the application list and select Remote device. Select Your device automatically searches for DLNA-enabled devices. Select a device as the media server—the one that contains media files. Select a media category and a file.

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    Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot to configure Select network settings to use your device as an access point. Option Network SSID Security When you are finished, select From another device, locate your device’s name in the available connection list and connect to the network. Your device shares the mobile network connection on another device.

  • Page 105

    Your device is equipped with a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. Learn to activate location services. To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the following conditions: between buildings, in tunnels or underground passages, or ● inside buildings in poor weather ●...

  • Page 106: 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 (www.samsung.com/kies). Using a USB cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC.

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

  • Page 108: Vpn Connections

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

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

  • Page 110: Tools, Clock

    Tools Clock Learn to set and control alarms, and world clocks. You can also use the stopwatch and the timer. › Set a new alarm In Idle mode, open the application list and select Alarm. Create alarm or press [ Select Set alarm details.

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    › Delete an alarm In Idle mode, open the application list and select Alarm. → Delete. Press [ Select alarms to delete. Delete. Select › Create a world clock In Idle mode, open the application list and select World clock. Add city or press [ Select Enter a city name or select one from the city list.

  • Page 112: Calculator

    › Use the count-down timer In Idle mode, open the application list and select Timer. Set the length of time to count down. Start to begin the countdown. Select When the timer expires, drag reaches the border of the circle. Calculator Learn to perform mathematical calculations directly on your device like a typical hand-held or desktop calculator.

  • Page 113: Downloads, Google Search, Kies Air

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

  • Page 114

    Change the following options: Option Device name Access request Enable visibility Time-out Lock contents Reset settings › Connect a PC to your device via Wi-Fi In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Start. Enter the web address displayed by Kies air in the browser on your PC.

  • Page 115: My Files

    My files Learn to quickly and easily access all of your images, videos, music, sound clips, and other types of files stored in your memory card. Playback quality may vary by content type. ● Some files may not play properly depending on how ●...

  • Page 116: Tags

    Tags Your device allows you to read Near Field Communication (NFC) tags that contain information about products, such as web addresses or service call numbers. The NFC feature is a short-range high frequency wireless connectivity technology that allows your mobile device to read and write some information when placed near an NFC tag.

  • Page 117: Sim Toolkit, Task Manager

    › Make a purchase with the NFC feature Before you can use the NFC feature to make payments, you must register for the mobile payment service. To register or get details about the service, contact your service provider. To make a purchase with the NFC feature, Place the centre of the back cover near an NFC card reader.

  • Page 118: Thinkfree Office

    In Idle mode, open the application list and select Thinkfree Office. If you are launching this application for the first time, download the application from the Samsung Apps and install it on your device. Accept to confirm, if you are launching this Select application for the first time.

  • Page 119

    Select a text encoding type (if necessary). 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 ●...

  • Page 120: Voice Search

    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.

  • Page 121: Settings, Access The Settings Menu, Wireless And Network

    Settings Access the Settings menu In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select a setting category and select an option. Wireless and network Change the settings for wireless network connections. › Flight mode Disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.

  • Page 122

    › Kies via Wi-Fi Connect your device to Samsung Kies via Wi-Fi. › Bluetooth settings Bluetooth : Turn the Bluetooth wireless feature on or off. ● p. 96 ► Device name : Set a Bluetooth name for your device. ●...

  • Page 123: Call

    › Activate or deactivate the NFC feature. › Mobile networks Use packet data ● networks for network services. Data roaming : Set the device to connect another network ● when you are roaming or your home network is not available. Access Point Names ●...

  • Page 124: Sound

    The power key ends calls when you press the Power key. Turn on proximity sensor: Set to turn on the proximity ● sensor during a call. Call forwarding ● Additional settings ● Caller ID : Display your caller ID to other parties for outgoing calls.

  • Page 125: Display

    Phone ringtone ● calls. Notification ringtone ● events, such as incoming messages and missed calls. Audible touch tones ● touch the keys on the dialling screen. Audible selection ● select an application or option on the touch screen. Screen lock sounds ●...

  • Page 126: Power Saving, Location And Security

    Power saving Custom power saving mode ● Power saving mode when the battery is low. Custom power saving mode settings ● Power saving on at device will automatically switch to Power saving mode. Turn off Wi-Fi when the device is not connected with a Wi-Fi AP. Turn off Bluetooth when not in use.

  • Page 127

    Set to allow remote control of your device via the web when your device is lost or stolen. This feature will be activated automatically when you sign in to both Samsung and Google accounts. Visible passwords ●...

  • Page 128: Applications

    This is for application development. Samsung Apps ● packet switched data network) to get notifications for new applications from Samsung Apps. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. : Select to download applications : Access the list of the applications : View the services you are using and : This is for application development.

  • Page 129: Accounts And Sync, Privacy, Storage

    Accounts and sync Change the settings for the auto sync feature or manage accounts for synchronisation. Background data ● feature. The auto sync will run in the background without opening applications and synchronise data. Auto-sync : Set the device to synchronise contact, calendar, ●...

  • Page 130: Language And Keyboard

    Language and keyboard Change the settings for text input. › Select language Select a display language for all menus and applications. › Select input method Select a default keypad type for text input. › Swype Set the device to use the Swype keypad. Select Input Method ●...

  • Page 131

    You cannot enter text in some languages. To enter text, you should change the writing language to one of the supported languages. › Samsung keypad Set the device to use the Samsung keypad. Portrait keypad types ● such as the QWERTY keyboard, traditional keypad, or handwriting screen.

  • Page 132: 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 recogniser and the text-to- speech feature.

  • Page 133: Accessibility, Date And Time

    Driving mode settings ● Driving mode. Always use my settings ● language settings you specify over the settings saved in applications. Default engine ● used for spoken text. Install voice data ● text-to-speech feature. Speech rate : Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature. ●...

  • Page 134: About Phone

    Select time zone ● Set time : Set the current time manually. ● Use 24-hour format ● hour format. Select date format ● About phone Access information about your device and check the device’s status. : Set your home time zone. : Set to the time to be displayed in 24- : Select a date format.

  • Page 135: Troubleshooting

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

  • Page 136

    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 the Power key for 8-10 seconds and release.

  • Page 137

    Outgoing calls are not connected Ensure that you have pressed the Dial key. ● Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network. ● Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone ● number you are dialling. Incoming calls are not connected Ensure that your device is turned on.

  • Page 138

    Error messages appear when launching the camera Your Samsung mobile device must have sufficient available memory and battery power to operate the camera application. If you receive error messages when launching the...

  • Page 139

    Contact a Samsung Service Centre. Error messages appear when opening music files Some music files may not play on your Samsung mobile device for a variety of reasons. If you receive error messages when opening music files on your device, try the following: Free some memory by transferring files to a PC or deleting ●...

  • Page 140

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

  • Page 141: 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 142

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

  • Page 143

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

  • Page 144

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

  • Page 145

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

  • Page 146

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

  • Page 147

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

  • Page 148

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

  • Page 149

    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 150

    For more information, visit www.samsung.com/sar and search for your device with the model number. 0.917 W/kg 0.624 W/kg...

  • Page 151

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

  • Page 152

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

  • Page 153: Index

    Index access codes 135 alarms deactivating 111 stopping 110 AllShare 101 auto rejection 45 battery charging 12 installing 10 Bluetooth activating 96 finding and pairing with devices 97 receiving data 98 sending data 97 brightness, display 31 calculator 112 calendar creating events 80 viewing events 80 call barring 46...

  • Page 154

    49 music player adding files 69 creating playlists 71 playing music 69 news & weather 94 PC connections mass storage 107 Samsung Kies 106 phonebook creating contacts 76 creating groups 78 creating your namecard 78 finding contacts 77 Index...

  • Page 155

    57 capturing a series 60 capturing by scene 59 capturing in smile shot 60 capturing panoramic 61 viewing 66 PIN lock 33 Samsung Apps 93 Samsung Kies 106 Search 113 settings about phone 134 accessibility 133 accounts and sync 129...

  • Page 156

    voice search 120 VPN connections connecting to 109 creating 108 web browser adding bookmarks 86 browsing web pages 84 Wi-Fi activating 99 finding and connecting to networks 99 world clock 111 YouTube uploading videos 92 watching videos 91 Index...

  • Page 157

    2012.02.01 (place and date of issue) * It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.

  • Page 158

    Samsung website (www.samsung.com/kies) and install it on your PC. Using a USB cable, connect your device to your PC. Double-click the Samsung Kies icon on your PC to launch Samsung Kies. Refer to the Kies help for more information. www.samsung.com...

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  • Maureen Baker Sep 29, 2014 06:57:
    Please could u tell me if I can tether from this mobile to my I Pad? it shows all the bars when I try, but it will not connect. What is the speed of this mobile please Regards Maureen
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