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Samsung GT-I8750 User Manual

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GT-I8750
User Manual
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    GT-I8750 User Manual www.samsung.com...

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    • A pplications and their functions may vary by country, region, or hardware specifications. Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by applications from any provider other than Samsung. • S amsung is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by edited registry settings or modified operating system software.

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    No part of this guide may be reproduced, distributed, translated, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or storing in any information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of Samsung Electronics.

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    About this manual Trademarks • S AMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics. ® • B luetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. worldwide. ® ™ • W i-Fi , Wi-Fi CERTIFIED , and the Wi-Fi logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting started Securing the device Updating the device Device layout Buttons Package contents Communication Installing the SIM or USIM card and battery Phone People Charging the battery Messaging Inserting a memory card Turning the device on and off Email ChatON Holding the device...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Application & media stores Settings Store About Settings TopApps system Games applications Music Hub Troubleshooting Utilities OneNote Calendar MiniDiary Office Alarms Calculator Wallet Kundencenter Mediencenter Programm Manager HRS Hotel Search Travel & local Maps NAVIGON select...

  • Page 7: Device Layout

    Getting started Device layout Proximity/Light sensor Earpiece Front camera Power button Touch screen Start button Camera button Back button Search button Microphone Multipurpose jack Headset jack Microphone for speakerphone Flash Volume button Rear camera Back cover Speaker Main antenna...

  • Page 8: Buttons

    Getting started The microphone at the top of the device is active when you use the speakerphone. • D o not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity problems or drain the battery. •...

  • Page 9: Package Contents

    • A ppearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. • Y ou can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make sure they are compatible with the device before purchase. • O ther accessories may not be compatible with your device.

  • Page 10: Installing The Sim Or Usim Card And, Battery

    Getting started Installing the SIM or USIM card and battery Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider, and the included battery. Only microSIM cards work with the device. Remove the back cover. • B e careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. •...

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    SIM card slot, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to remove the memory card. • U se caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.

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    Getting started Removing the SIM or USIM card and battery Remove the back cover. Pull out the battery. Push the SIM or USIM card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.

  • Page 13: Charging The Battery

    Charge the battery before using it for the first time. Use the charger to charge the battery. A computer can be also used to charge the device by connecting them via the USB cable. Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device.

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    • I f the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre. After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the device, and then unplug it from the electric socket.

  • Page 15: Inserting A Memory Card

    Getting started Reducing the battery consumption Your device provides options that help you save battery power. By customising these options and deactivating features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges: • W hen you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power button. •...

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    Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring or accessing information. Doing so can cause data to be lost or corrupted or damage to the memory card or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses that result from the misuse of damaged memory cards, including the loss of data.

  • Page 17: Turning The Device On And Off

    Getting started Turning the device on and off Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds to turn on the device. • F ollow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals. •...

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    Getting started Setting up the device When turning on the device for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up the device. Tap get started to start the device setup.

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    Getting started Select a display language, and then tap next. If you select any language other than the default language, the device restarts automatically. Contents and services may vary by the selected display language. Read the terms and conditions, and then tap accept to agree to them. Tap recommend to use the default settings, or custom to configure device settings.

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    Getting started Set a region or country corresponding to the display language, time zone, and time and date, and then tap next. If the country or region setting does not match the display language, the regional format is set to the factory default value. This will affect the time and date formats and in some applications, data or contents will be modified.

  • Page 21: Holding The Device, Locking And Unlocking The Device, Adjusting The Volume, Switching To Silent Mode

    Getting started Holding the device Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity problems or drain the battery. Locking and unlocking the device When not in use, lock the device to prevent unwanted operation. Pressing the Power button turns off the screen and puts the device into lock mode.

  • Page 22: Indicator Icons

    Basics Indicator icons The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the device. The icons listed in the table below are most common. Icon Meaning No signal Signal strength Roaming (outside of normal service area) GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected...

  • Page 23: Using The Touch Screen

    Basics Using the touch screen Use only fingers to use the touch screen. • D o not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction. • D o not allow the touch screen to contact water. The touch screen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water.

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    Basics Dragging To move an icon, thumbnail, or preview to a new location, tap and hold it and drag it to the target position. Double-tapping Double-tap on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Double-tap again to return. Flicking Flick left or right to see another panel.

  • Page 25: Rotating The Screen

    Basics Pinching Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Pinch to zoom out. Rotating the screen Many applications allow display in either portrait or landscape orientation. Rotating the device causes the display to automatically adjust to fit the new screen orientation. •...

  • Page 26: Start Screen, Using Applications

    Basics Start screen The Start screen is the starting point to access all of the device’s features. It displays indicator icons, shortcuts to applications, and others. Rearranging items Adding an application tile On the Start screen, scroll left, tap and hold an application icon, and then tap pin to start. Moving an item Tap and hold an item and drag it to a new location.

  • Page 27: Applications Screen

    Basics Switching between applications Tap and hold to view all running applications, and then select one from the applications. Closing an application Close applications not in use to save battery power and maintain device performance. Tap and hold , select an application, and then tap to close it.

  • Page 28: Help+tips, Entering Text

    Basics Help+Tips Use this application to access help information and tips about how to use the device. Tap Help+Tips on the Applications screen. Use one of the following: • h elp: Select a topic to access help information. • t ips: Select a topic to access useful tips. Entering text Use the Qwerty keyboard or the voice input feature to enter text.

  • Page 29: Connecting To A Wi-fi Network

    Basics Changing language keyboards You must add language keyboards to enter text in other languages. On the Applications screen, tap Settings, scroll to system, tap keyboard → add keyboards, and then select the language keyboards. Tap the language key to change language keyboards. Entering text by voice , speak into the microphone, and then tap go.

  • Page 30: Setting Up Accounts

    Basics Joining Wi-Fi networks On the Applications screen, tap Settings, scroll to system, tap WiFi, and then drag the WiFi networking switch to the right. Select a network from the list of detected Wi-Fi networks, enter a password if necessary, and then tap done.

  • Page 31: Transferring Files

    Basics Transferring files Move audio, video, image, or other types of files from the device to the computer, or vice versa. The following file formats are supported by some applications. Some file formats are not supported depending on the version of the device’s software. •...

  • Page 32: Securing The Device, Updating The Device

    Unlocking the device Turn on the screen by pressing the Power button or the Start button, and enter the password. If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it. Updating the device The device is set to download and install updates automatically.

  • Page 33: Phone

    Communication Phone Use this application to make or answer a call. Tap Phone on the Applications screen. Making calls Making a call Use one of the following methods: • h istory: Make a call from the history of incoming and outgoing calls. •...

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    Communication During a call The following actions are available: • h old: Hold a call. Tap hold again to retrieve the held call. • a dd call: Dial a second call. • : Open the keypad. • s peaker: Activate the speakerphone. Keep the device away from your ears when using the speakerphone.

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    Communication Rejecting a call When a call comes in, tap ignore, or press and hold the headset button. Automatically rejecting calls from unwanted numbers On the Applications screen, tap Settings, scroll to system, tap call blocking, and then enter a number or select one from the contacts list.

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    Communication Ending a call Tap end call to end a call. Or press the headset button. People Use this application to manage contacts, including phone numbers, email addresses, and others. Tap People on the Applications screen. Managing contacts Creating a contact In all, tap , and then enter contact information.

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    Communication Once a contact is selected, tap a phone number to make a call, or take one of the following actions. • t ext: Compose a message. • s end email: Compose an email. Importing and exporting contacts Syncing with Microsoft accounts or social network sites If a contact is added or deleted on the device, it is also added to or deleted from the Microsoft or SNS accounts, and vice versa.

  • Page 38: Messaging

    Communication Contact groups Adding contacts to a group → In together, select a group, and then tap Managing groups Select a group, and then take one of the following actions: • : Add the group to the Start screen. →...

  • Page 39: Email

    Communication Sending messages In threads, tap , add recipients, enter a message, and then tap Use the following methods to add recipients: • E nter a phone number. • T ap , and then select a contact. Use the following method to make a multimedia message: •...

  • Page 40: Chaton

    Use this application to chat with any device that has a mobile phone number. Tap ChatON on the Applications screen. Create the buddies list by entering phone numbers or email addresses of Samsung accounts, or selecting buddies from the list of suggest.

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    Web & network Internet Explorer Use this application to browse the Internet. Tap Internet Explorer on the Applications screen. Viewing webpages Tap the address field, enter the web address, and then tap Opening a new page → tabs → → tabs, and tap the page to select it. To go to another webpage, tap Bookmarks →...

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    • D o not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes (for example, pirating copies of files or illegally tapping communications for commercial purposes). Samsung is not responsible for the repercussion of illegal use of the Bluetooth feature. To activate Bluetooth, on the Applications screen, tap Settings, scroll to system, tap...

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    Web & network Pairing with other Bluetooth devices On the Applications screen, tap Settings, scroll to system, tap Bluetooth, drag the Status switch to the right, and detected devices are listed. Select the device you want to pair with, and then accept the auto-generated passkey on both devices to confirm. Sending and receiving data Many applications support data transfer via Bluetooth.

  • Page 44: Music+videos

    Media Music+Videos Use this application to listen to music and play videos or podcasts. Tap Music+Videos on the Applications screen. • S ome file formats are not supported depending on the device’s software version. • S ome files may not play properly depending on the encoding used. Playing music Select a music category, and then select a song to play.

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    Media Creating playlists Make an own selection of songs. → save as playlist, enter a title, and then tap While playing a music, tap Playing videos Select a video category, and then select a video to play. Restart the current Pause and resume video or skip to the playback.

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    Media Camera etiquette • D o not take photos or videos of other people without their permission. • D o not take photos or videos where legally prohibited. • D o not take photos or videos in places where you may violate other people’s privacy. Taking photos Taking a photo Press the Camera button to take the photo.

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    Media Recording mode Change the camera settings. Switch to still mode. Open the video Switch between the player to play videos. front and rear camera. Change the flash setting. Use other lenses. Zooming in and out Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out. The zoom in/out effect is not available when using the zoom feature while shooting video.

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    Media Configuring settings for Camera to configure settings for Camera. Not all of the following options are available in both still camera and video camera modes. The available options vary depending on the mode used. • F ocus Mode: Select a focus mode. Normal (default) is camera-controlled. Macro is for very close objects.

  • Page 49: Photos

    Media Scanning a document Aim the rear camera at a document, and then tap scan text. Select a word, and then tap translate to view the definition of the word. To search the web with a keyword, tap search. Photos Use this application to view images and videos.

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    Media Editing images When viewing images, tap and use the following functions: • e dit: Edit the image. • a dd to favourites: Add the image to favourites. • s ave to SkyDrive: Upload the image to the SkyDrive storage. This feature may be labelled differently depending on the account settings.

  • Page 51: Live Wallpaper, Photo Editor

    Media Live Wallpaper Use this application to make a slideshow wallpaper for the lock screen. Tap Live Wallpaper on the Applications screen. Tap choose picture, select a folder, select images, and then tap . To take a photo to add it to the slideshow, tap Tap yes to set the slideshow as wallpaper.

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    Media Use this application to get weather forecasts, recent news articles, or stock information. Tap Now on the Applications screen. Viewing weather information Scroll to weather to view the current weather and forecast. → Add a city → To add the current location, tap →...

  • Page 53: Wetter.info

    Media Wetter.Info Use this application to get the current weather and forecasts for your current location or other regions. Tap Wetter.Info on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.

  • Page 54: Store, Topapps

    Application & media stores Store Use this application to purchase and download applications and games that are able to run on the device. Tap Store on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Installing applications Browse applications by category, or tap to search with a keyword.

  • Page 55: Games, Music Hub

    Application & media stores Games Use this application to purchase and download games. Tap Games on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Scroll to collection, and then select a game. To download more games, tap get more games. To access Xbox game services, scroll to xbox, and then sign in to your Xbox account.

  • Page 56: Onenote

    Utilities OneNote Use this application to create a note using images and voice recordings. Tap OneNote on the Applications screen. Composing notes , and then enter a note. To create a task list, tap To create a bulleted list, tap To insert an image, tap To insert a voice recording, tap Browsing notes...

  • Page 57: Calendar

    Utilities Calendar Use this application to manage events and tasks. Tap Calendar on the Applications screen. Creating events or tasks In day or agenda, tap , and then enter an event with an optional repeat setting. In to-do, , and then enter a task with an optional priority setting. To add an event briefly, tap a time slot.

  • Page 58: Minidiary

    Utilities MiniDiary Use this application to create a diary using images, text, and even geolocators. Tap MiniDiary on the Applications screen. Writing diary to create a diary entry. Change today's date. Select weather type. Select or take an image to add. Select a place on the map to add.

  • Page 59: Office

    Utilities Office Use this application to edit documents in various formats, including spreadsheets and presentations. Tap Office on the Applications screen. Creating documents In recent, tap , and then select a document type. Use the editing toolbar at the bottom of the screen to edit the document. →...

  • Page 60: Alarms

    Utilities Alarms Use this application to set wake-up calls and alarms for important events. Tap Alarms on the Applications screen. Turn this alarm on or off. Setting alarms , set a time for the alarm to go off, select days for the alarm to repeat, select an alarm ringtone, and then tap Stopping alarms Tap dismiss to stop an alarm.

  • Page 61: Calculator, Wallet

    Utilities Calculator Use this application for simple or complex calculations. Tap Calculator on the Applications screen. Rotate the device to landscape orientation to display the scientific calculator. Wallet Use this application to add credit or debit card information, and discounts and reward cards, such as loyalty cards, membership cards, and coupons.

  • Page 62: Kundencenter, Mediencenter, Programm Manager, Hrs Hotel Search

    Utilities Kundencenter Use this application to access online customer service centre. Tap Kundencenter on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Mediencenter Use this application to view and upload media files via the cloud storage server. Tap Mediencenter on the Applications screen.

  • Page 63: Maps

    Travel & local Maps Use this application to pinpoint the location of the device, search for places, or get directions. Tap Maps on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Searching for locations , enter an address, and then tap .

  • Page 64: Navigon Select

    Travel & local NAVIGON select Use this application to search for a route to a destination. Tap NAVIGON select on the Applications screen. • N avigation 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.

  • Page 65: About Settings, System

    Settings About Settings Use this application to configure the device, set application options, and add accounts. Tap Settings on the Applications screen. system Change the settings for the device’s system. ringtones+sounds • R inger: Activate silent mode to mute all sounds, except media sounds and alarm ringtones.

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    Settings email+accounts Add or view email and SNS accounts. internet sharing Use the portable Wi-Fi hotspot to share the device’s mobile network connection with computers or other devices through the Wi-Fi network. lock screen • B ackground: Select an image to display when the screen is locked. •...

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    Settings Bluetooth Turn the Bluetooth wireless feature on or off. tap+send Activate the NFC sharing to send data, such as images, URLs, and contacts, to NFC-enabled Windows devices. When you touch the back of your device to the back of another device, the selected data is sent to the other device automatically.

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    Settings kid’s corner Set to limit kid’s access to media files or applications. Activating the kid’s corner Drag the Kid’s Corner switch to the right to activate the kid’s corner. Select files or applications to use in the kid’s corner, and then tap Accessing the kid’s corner On the Settings screen, tap launch kid’s corner.

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    Settings backup Set to back up settings and application data to the Microsoft server. date+time Access and alter the following settings to control how the device displays the time and date. If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from the device, the time and date is reset.

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    Settings keyboard Change the settings for text input. Some options may not be available depending on the selected language. • k eyboard: – Suggest text: Set the device to predict words according to input and display word suggestions. – Highlight misspelled words: Set the device to automatically highlight misspelt words.

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    Settings language+region • P hone language: Select a display language for all menus and applications. • C ountry/Region: Select a country or a region for the display format. • R egional format: Select a region for the display format. This option affects the time and date format or units.

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    Settings find my phone Set to allow control of your lost or stolen device remotely via the Internet. To use this feature, you must sign in to your Microsoft account. phone update • c heck for updates: Check for new updates and update device software. •...

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    Settings additional call settings • c all forwarding: Divert incoming calls to another number. • c all waiting: Allow incoming call alerts when a call is in progress. advanced text messages Set to receive cell broadcast messages. • A utomatic APN: Set the device to automatically set up access point names (APNs) when the SIM card is inserted.

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    Settings applications Change the settings for managing applications. background tasks View a list of running applications, or set an application to stop running in the background. games • C onnect with Xbox: Set to upload game scores and achievements to Xbox Live. •...

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    Settings messaging • T ext message backup: Set to back up text messages to the Microsoft account. • S MS delivery confirmation: Set the network to inform you when your text messages are delivered. • M MS delivery confirmation: Set the network to inform you when your multimedia messages are delivered.

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    Settings Office • U sername: Enter a user name to identify yourself on memos in documents. • O pen SharePoint links in the Office hub: Set to open SharePoint links in Office. • R eset Office: Reset Office to the factory default values. people •...

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    Settings photos+camera • T ap screen to take pictures and videos: Set to tap the touch screen to take a photo and video. • P ress and hold camera button to wake up the phone: Set to turn on the touch screen by pressing the Camera button.

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    Settings search This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • U se my location: Set to use the location information for better search results. • S end location information for Microsoft Tags: Set to use your location information for Microsoft Tags.

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    • R estart your device to clear any temporary software bugs. • E nsure that your device software is upgraded to the latest version. • I f the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your local Samsung Service Centre.

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    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 the Power button for 9-10 seconds.

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    Troubleshooting Audio quality is poor • E nsure that you are not blocking the device’s internal antenna. • W hen you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. Move to another area and try again. When dialling from contacts, the call is not connected •...

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    Samsung Service Centre. Error messages appear when opening music files Some music files may not play on your Samsung 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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    • E nsure 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 computer •...

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    Some content may differ from your device depending on the region or service provider. www.samsung.com English. 12/2012. Rev. 1.0...

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