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Contents Assembling ... Unpack ... 11 Install the battery ... 12 Charge the battery ... 13 Insert a memory card (optional) ... 15 Attach a hand strap (optional) ... 17 Getting started ... Turn your device on and off ... 18 Get to know your device ...
Accounts and sync ... 99 Privacy ... 99 SD card and device storage ... 99 Locale and text ... 100 Voice input and output ... 101 Accessibility ... 102 Dock settings ... 102 Date and time ... 102 About device ... 102 Troubleshooting ...
• 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 may vary depending on the software and accessories available in your region or offered by your service provider.
Install the battery If the device is on, press and hold [ Power off OK to turn it off. → Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. Assembling Insert the battery. ] and select Replace the back cover.
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.
• If your device is not charging properly, bring your device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre. Assembling When the battery is fully charged (the battery icon is no longer moving), unplug the travel adapter from the device and then from the power outlet.
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.
• Your device supports only the FAT file structure for memory cards. If you insert a card formatted with a different file structure, your device will ask you to reformat the memory card. • Frequent writing and erasing of data will shorten the lifespan of memory cards.
Remove the memory card. Replace the battery and the back cover. › 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 Settings →...
Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, press and hold [ ]. To turn off your device, press and hold [ ] and select Power off → • Follow all posted warnings and directions from official personnel when in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals.
Rear camera lens Power/Reset/ Lock key Volume key Speaker › Keys Power/ Reset Lock Back cover Menu Home Function Turn on the device (press and hold); Access the quick menus (press and hold); Reset the device (press and hold for 8-10 seconds and release);...
Function Back Return to the previous screen. Volume Adjust the device’s volume. 1. If your device has fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes, you may need to reset the device to regain functionality. › Indicator icons Icons shown on the display may vary depending on your region or service provider.
Icon Definition Connected to PC New email message New Google Mail Alarm activated Event notification Silent mode activated Flight mode activated Vibration mode activated Music playback in progress Icon Definition Music playback paused FM radio turned on in the background Error occurred or caution required Battery power level Current time...
• 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. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction. • Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with water.
• Your device turns off the touch screen when you do not use the device for a specified period. To turn on the screen, press [ ] or the Home key. • You can adjust the backlight time. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Display Screen timeout.
Select the item category an item: → • Widgets : Add widgets. Widgets are small applications that provide convenient functions and information on your idle screen. • Shortcuts : Add shortcuts to items, such as applications, bookmarks, and contacts. • Folders : Create a new folder or add folders for your contacts.
From the notifications panel, you can use the following options: • Wi-Fi : Activate or deactivate the WLAN connection feature. p. 79 ► • Bluetooth : Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth wireless connection feature. p. 76 ► • : Activate or deactivate the GPS feature. •...
Access applications To access your device’s applications, In Idle mode, select to access the application list. Scroll left or right to another application screen. 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.
Drag the application icon to the location you want. You can move an application icon to another main menu screen. Press [ Save. → To change the order of the main menu screens, In the application list, place your two fingers on the screen and pinch.
› Set the current time and date In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Date and time. → Set the time and date and change other options. › Turn on or off the touch tone In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Sound Audible selection.
→ 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...
See the on-screen instructions and example patterns and select Next. Draw a pattern by dragging your finger to connect at least 4 dots. Select Continue. Draw the pattern again to confirm. Select Confirm. Set an unlock PIN code In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Location and security →...
› 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 3x4 keypads) or handwriting input methods. Enter text by selecting alphanumeric keys or writing on the screen.
Number Function Access the keypad settings; Change the keyboard type (tap and hold). Insert a space. › 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.
› Install an application In Idle mode, open the application list and select Market. Select Accept when the terms and conditions appear. Search for a file or application and download it. › Uninstall an application From the Android Market home screen, select apps.
Synchronise data You can synchronise data with various web servers and back up or restore your data. Once the synchronisation is completed, your device stays connected to the web. If any change is made on the web, the updated information will appear on your device and will automatically begin synchronisation, and vice versa.
› 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...
› 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. p. 78 ► Entertainment •...
Icon Function Change the repeat mode (off, repeating all files, or repeating a file). Restart playback; Skip backward (tap within 2 seconds); Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold).
› Add songs to the quick list You can add songs to the quick list and save them as a playlist. During playback, press [ add the current song to the quick list. To go to the quick list, from the music player main screen, select Playlists Quick list.
Control playback with the following icons: Icon Function Change a ratio of the video screen. Adjust the brightness of the screen. Skip backward; Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold).
› Capture a photo In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary adjustments. Entertainment Number Function Check the camera status and settings. •...
Select to take a photo. The photo is saved automatically. After taking photos, select to view the taken photos. • To view more photos, scroll left or right. • To zoom in or out, tap the screen and select You can also tap the screen with two fingers and spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to zoom out) or double-tap the screen.
› Capture a series of photos You can easily take a series of photos of moving subjects. This is useful when you are photographing children at play or a sporting event. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera.
› 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 Camera. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Smile shot.
› Customise camera settings Before taking a photo, select → following options: Option Function Select the length of the delay before Timer the camera takes a photo. Resolution Change the resolution option. Adjust the colour balance according White balance to lighting conditions. Effects Apply a special effect.
Setting Function Set the camera shutter to make a Shutter sound sound when capturing a photo. Select a memory location for storing Storage captured photos. Reset Reset menus and shooting options. › Record a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera.
Number Function Adjust the brightness; Select + to increase or - to decrease. Change the camcorder settings. Switch to the camera. Record a video. View the video you recorded last. 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.
Option Function Video quality Set the quality level for your videos. Before recording a video, select → following settings: Setting Function Display the guidelines on the Guidelines preview screen. Audio recording Turn the audio on or off. Set the camera to display the Review recorded 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: •...
› Play a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery. Select a folder. Select a video (with the icon) to play. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Control playback with the virtual keys. › Share images or videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery.
Control the FM radio with the following keys: Number Function Turn the FM radio on or off. Fine-tune the frequency. Search for an available radio station. Entertainment Number › Save a radio station automatically Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Radio.
› Add a radio station to the favourites list Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Radio. Scroll to the radio station you want. Select + to add to the favourites list. ›...
Communication 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.
From the message view, use the following options: • To reply to the message, select • To reply to the message including all recipients, select Reply all. → • To forward the message to other people, select Forward. • To add a star to the message, select •...
Email Learn to send or view email messages via your personal or company email account. › Set up an email account In Idle mode, open the application list and select Email. Enter your email address and password. Next (for general email accounts) or Manual Select setup (for other company email accounts).
Select the Cc/Bcc field and add more recipients. Select the subject field and enter a subject. Select the text input field and enter your email text. Select Attach and attach a file. You can select a file from the file list or create a new photo, video, or sound.
Talk Learn to chat with friends and family via Google Talk This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. › Add friends to your friend list In Idle mode, open the application list and select The friend list shows all of your Google Talk contacts at a glance.
Social Hub ™ Learn to access Social Hub , the integrated communication application for Social Network Service (SNS), email, instant messages, contacts or calendar information. Visit socialhub.samsungapps.com for more details. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Social Hub. Check and use contents delivered from Social Hub.
Personal information Contacts Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts. You can save names, mobile phone numbers, home phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for your contacts. › Create a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts.
› Create your namecard In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. Press [ My profile. → Enter your own personal details. Save. Select You can send your namecard by attaching it to an email or transferring it via the Bluetooth wireless feature.
› Import or export contacts To import contact files (in vcf format) from a memory card to your device, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. Import/Export Press [ → → Select a memory location. If you have more than one account, select an account to which you want to add the contact.
Calendar Learn to create and manage daily, weekly or monthly events, and set alarms to remind yourself of important events. › Create an event In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar. More Create. Press [ → → Enter the details of the event as required.
› Stop an event alarm If you set an alarm for a calendar event, the event alarm icon will appear at the specified time. Open the notifications panel from the top of the screen. Select a reminder to view more details about the event.
Select a memo to view its details. • To edit the memo, select • To delete the memo, select You can send the memo to others by tapping and holding the memo and selecting Send via option. Voice recorder Learn to operate your device’s voice recorder. ›...
Web services require a data connection. Internet Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages. • The web browser menu may be labelled differently depending on your region or service provider. • Available icons may vary depending on your region or service provider.
Number Function Enter the web address of a web page to access. Open a list of saved bookmarks, frequently visited pages and recent internet history. While browsing the web page, use the following options: • To zoom in or out, double-tap the screen. You can also use the two finger zoom;...
› Bookmark your favourite web pages If you know the web address of a web page, you can manually add a bookmark. To add a bookmark, In Idle mode, select Bookmarks. Select → Add or press [ Bookmark last-viewed Select →...
› Access the frequently visited pages or the recent history In Idle mode, select Most visited or History. Select → Select a web page to access. You can add a web page to the bookmark list by selecting the star icon on the right. Maps ™...
› Activate location services to use with Google Maps You must activate location services to find your location and search the map. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Location and security. → Adjust the following settings to activate location services: Option Function...
• To add layers to the map, select • To view your current location, select To add a star to the location, select the balloon of the location name → › Get directions to a specific destination In Idle mode, open the application list and select Maps.
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Latitude. The device automatically joins Latitude. Press Select from Contacts or Add via email → address. Select a friend you want to add, or enter an email address and select Add friends. Select Yes.
Navigation Learn to use the GPS navigation system to find and show your destination with voice guidance. • Navigation maps, your current location, and other navigational data may differ from actual location information. You should always pay attention to road conditions, traffic, and any other factors that may affect your driving and follow all safety warnings and regulations while driving.
YouTube Learn to view and upload videos via YouTube. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. › Watch videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube. Accept to confirm, if you are launching this Select application for the first time.
Featuring a wealth of games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, health related applications and to turn on 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. Explore amazing applications and make your mobile life even better.
If you are launching this application for the first time, select a region, and then read the terms and conditions and select Accept. Search for and download applications as desired. Market You can download games or other applications from the Android Market.
› 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 [ setting Select news topics.
› 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.
› Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → settings Discoverable. → Your device is visible to other Bluetooth devices for 120 seconds. When prompted, enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and select OK (if necessary).
Wi-Fi Learn to use your device’s wireless networking capabilities to activate and connect to any wireless local area network (WLAN) compatible with the IEEE 802.11 b/g/n standards. You can connect to the internet or other network devices anywhere an access point or wireless hotspot is available. Your device uses non-harmonised frequency and is intended for use in all European countries.
Set the security settings depending on the selected security type. Save. Select › Connect to a WLAN using a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Using WPS, you can connect to a secured network. To connect to a WLAN with a WPS button, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks...
› Customise DLNA settings for sharing media files To allow other DLNA-enabled devices to access media files on your device, you must activate media sharing. Some files may not play on the DLNA-enabled devices depending on the devices. In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare.
› Play your files on another DLNA- enabled device In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare. My device. Select Select a media category and a file. Select a player—the one that will play the media file. Playback begins at the selected player. Control playback using icons of your device.
View mode is not supported. • The media volume in Dual view mode may differ depending on the channel. Connect your device and a Samsung smart TV to a same WLAN AP. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Smart View.
Player, transfer data to and from your device directly and use the 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). To use PC connections, you must deactivate USB debugging mode.
Using a USB cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC with Windows Media Player installed. When connected, a pop-up window will appear on the PC. Open Windows Media Player to synchronise music files. Edit or enter your device’s name in the pop-up window (if necessary).
Open the folder to view files. Copy files from the PC to the device or memory card. When you are finished, select Turn off USB storage. To disconnect the device from the PC, click the USB device icon on the Windows task bar and click the option to safely remove the mass storage device.
Option Function Enter the IP address of the VPN Set VPN server server. Enable Set to encrypt the VPN server. Encryption Set IPsec pre- Enter a pre-shared key. shared key Enable L2TP Set to use the L2TP secret secret password. Set L2TP secret Enter the L2TP secret password.
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 Clock. While using the clock display, use the following features: •...
› Stop an alarm When the alarm sounds, • Dismiss to stop the alarm. Select • Select Snooze to repeat the alarm after a specified length of time. › Delete an alarm In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...
Select a download folder. To open a downloaded file, select the log. To delete a log, select the check box and then select Delete. Google Search You can search for applications and files in your device and specific data on the web. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Google Search.
Change the following options: Option Function Set to receive authorisation requests from other devices Access request while your device is connected to a PC. Set the device to be visible to Enable visibility a PC. Select the length of time the Time-out device waits before ending the connection.
Select a folder. • To move up one level in the file directory, select • To return to the Home directory, select Select a file to open. In a folder, press [ ] to use the following options: • Share. To send a file to others, select •...
› Update Quickoffice You can download program updates, new Quickoffice products, or special offers. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Quickoffice. UPDATE. Select Task manager With the task manager, you can view currently running applications, package size of applications, and memory information, and monitor the RAM memory.
Voice Search Learn to use the voice command feature to 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. Say a command into the microphone. Tools Voice...
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.
› USB settings Activate various USB connection modes when you connect your device to a PC. p. 84 ► › VPN settings Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs). p. 86 ► Sound Change the settings for various sounds on your device. •...
• Font style : Change the font type for the display text. You can download fonts from Android Market by selecting Get fonts online. • Brightness : Set the brightness of the display. • Auto-rotate screen : Set whether or not to rotate the content automatically when the device is rotated.
• Use secure credentials : Use certificates and credentials to ensure secure use of various applications. • Install from SD card : Install encrypted certificates that are stored on the USB storage. • Set password : Create and confirm a password for accessing credentials.
• Samsung Apps : Set to receive notifications for new applications from Samsung Apps. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Accounts and sync Change the settings for the auto sync feature or manage accounts for synchronisation.
: 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.
Accessibility Change the settings for accessibility features. • Accessibility : Activate an accessibility application you have downloaded, such as Talkback or Kickback, which provides voice, melody, or vibration feedback. • Accessibility services : Select an accessibility application to use. Dock settings Audio output mode: Set to use the connected dock’s speaker when your device is connected to a car or desktop dock.
• Restart your device to clear any temporary software bugs. • 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. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold [ ] for 8-10 seconds and release. The device will reboot automatically.
Samsung Service Centre. Error messages appear when launching the FM radio The FM radio application on your Samsung mobile device uses the headset cable as an antenna. Without a headset connected, the FM radio will be unable to receive radio stations.
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 files from your device.
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest authorised service centre. Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries or damage to your device. •...
• Never 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 • Avoid exposing your device and batteries to very cold or very hot temperatures.
Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments • Turn off your device in potentially explosive environments instead of removing the battery. • Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in potentially explosive environments. • Do not use your device at refuelling points (service stations), near fuels or chemicals, and at blasting areas.
• Liquids will change the colour of the label that indicates water damage inside the device. Water damage to your device can void your manufacturer’s warranty. 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.
Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your device or cause the device to malfunction. • Samsung cannot be responsible for the user’s safety when using accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung. Do not bite or suck on the device or the battery •...
Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device • Any changes or modifications to your device can void your manufacturer’s warranty. For service, take your device to a Samsung Service Centre. • Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause explosion or fire.
If dirty, wipe the card with a soft cloth. 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.
The Declaration of Conformity statement at the back of this manual demonstrates your device’s compliance with the European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the Samsung website. Safety precautions Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical &...
Samsung is neither responsible nor liable for customer service related to the content and services. Any question or request for service relating to the content or services should be made directly to the respective content and service providers.
DLNA see AllShare downloads applications 32 files 33 managing 89 email sending 54 setting accounts 54 viewing 55 file manager flight mode FM radio listening to 49 saving stations 50 gallery file formats 47 Index playing videos 49 viewing photos 48 Google Mail Google Maps Google Search...
Samsung Kies 84 Windows Media Player 84 phonebook creating contacts 58 creating groups 59 creating your namecard 59 finding contacts 58 photos capturing 40 capturing a series 42 capturing in smile shot 43 capturing panoramic 42 capturing yourself 43 viewing 48...
voice recorder playing 63 recording 63 VPN connections connecting to 87 creating 86 web browser adding bookmarks 66 browsing web pages 64 Windows Media Player WLAN activating 79 finding and connecting to networks 79 YouTube uploading videos 73 watching videos 72 Index...
(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...
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your device depending on the software of the device or your service provider. To install Kies (PC Sync) Download the latest version of Kies from the Samsung website (www.samsung.com/kies) and install it on your PC.