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Table of Contents Getting started Entering text Connecting to a Wi-Fi network Device layout Setting up accounts Buttons Transferring files Package contents Securing the device Installing the SIM or USIM card and Upgrading the device battery Charging the battery Inserting a memory card Media Turning the device on and off Gallery...
112 About Settings Group Cast 112 Wi-Fi 113 Bluetooth Application & media stores 113 Data usage 114 More settings Play Store 116 Blocking mode Samsung Apps 116 Sound S Suggest 116 Display Game Hub 117 Storage Play Books 117 Power Play Movies...
Getting started Device layout Power button Shutter button AF-assist light Zoom button Flash GPS antenna Flash release Lens Main antenna Speaker HDMI port Tripod mount Flap Microphone Headset jack Multipurpose jack Touch screen...
Getting started The microphone at the top of the device is active only when you use the voice search or take videos. • D o not use a screen protector. This causes sensor malfunctions. • D o not allow water to contact the touch screen. The touch screen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water.
• 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.
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.
Getting started Push the SIM or USIM card into the slot until it locks in place. Insert the battery. Make sure to properly align the battery’s gold-coloured contacts when inserting the battery. Replace the flap and slide the latch.
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.
Getting started After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the device, and then unplug it from the electric socket. Do not remove the battery before removing the charger. This may damage the device. To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use.
Getting started Inserting a memory card Your device accepts memory cards with maximum capacities of 64 GB. Depending on the memory card manufacturer and type, some memory cards may not be compatible with your device. • S ome memory cards may not be fully compatible with the device. Using an incompatible card may damage the device or the memory card, or corrupt the data stored in it.
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.
Getting started Turning the device on and off When turning on the device for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device. Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds to turn on the device. •...
Camera Basic functions Use this application to take photos or videos. Use Gallery to view photos and videos taken with the device. (p. 67) Tap Camera on the Applications screen. The device automatically shuts off when unused. Camera etiquette • D o not take photos or videos of other people without their permission. •...
Camera Taking videos to take a video. To stop recording, tap • T he zoom function may not be available when recording at the highest resolution. • W hen using a memory card with a slow writing speed, the device may not be able to save the video properly.
Camera Zooming in and out Turn the Zoom button left or right to zoom in or out. Zoom out Zoom in • T he zoom function may not be available when shooting at the highest resolution. • T he zoom in/out effect is available when using the zoom feature while shooting a video.
Camera Reducing device shake Use the Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS) option to reduce or eliminate blurriness from device shake. Tap → Expert → A / S / M / P, and then from the preview screen, tap → Camera → OIS (anti-shake) to help focus when the device is moving.
Camera Learning icons The icons displayed on the shooting screen provide information about the status of the device. The icons listed in the table below are the most common. Icon Meaning ISO sensitivity Exposure value Aperture Shutter speed Timer Flash Macro Metering White balance...
Camera Tips for taking clearer photos Holding the device correctly Make sure not to block the screen, lens, flash, or microphone. Make sure not to expose the lens to direct sunlight. This may discolour the image sensor, or cause it to malfunction.
Camera Half-pressing the Shutter button Press the Shutter button halfway down to adjust the focus. The device adjusts the focus automatically, and the focus frame turns green. The focus frame turns red if not focused. Reducing device shake Set the Optical Image Stabilizer to reduce device shake optically. (p. 20)
Camera Keeping the subject in focus Focusing on the subject may be difficult in the following conditions: • W hen the contrast between the subject and background is low. For example, the subject is wearing clothing that is similar in colour to the background. •...
Camera When taking photos in low-light conditions • T urn the flash on to take photos in low-light conditions. (p. 38) • S et ISO sensitivity options. (p. 39) When subjects are moving rapidly Use the continuous shooting option to take photos of moving subjects. (p. 27) To take several photos continuously, use memory cards with faster write speeds (micro SDHC Class10 or higher).
Camera Advanced functions Changing Camera settings Tap to quickly change Camera settings. The available options vary by mode. • : Configure Camera settings. • : Activate or deactivate the voice control to take photos. • : Activate or deactivate the flash. •...
Camera Smart Use this to take photos with predefined settings for various scenes. Beauty face Use this to take photos with lightened faces for gentler images. Tap → Smart → Beauty face. Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and the device automatically adjusts the photo, and then saves it.
Camera Best face Use this to take multiple group shots at the same time and combine them to create the best possible image. Tap → Smart → Best face. Press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. To get the best shot, hold the device steady and remain still while taking photos.
Camera Snow Use this to take brighter photos of snow scenery. Tap → Smart → Snow. Macro Use this to take photos of very close subjects. Tap → Smart → Macro. Press the Shutter button to take a close-up photo. •...
Camera Food Use this to take photos of food in more colourful tones. Tap → Smart → Food. Party/Indoor Use this to take crisp indoor photos. Tap → Smart → Party/Indoor. Action freeze Use this to take photos of subject moving at high speed. Tap →...
Camera Rich tone Use this to take photos without losing details in bright and dark areas. The device automatically takes several photos with various exposure values, and then merges them into one photo. Tap → Smart → Rich tone. While holding the device steadily, press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. Without effect With effect •...
Camera Panorama Use this to take wide panoramic photos. Tap → Smart → Panorama. Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and then move the device in any direction. When the blue frame aligns with the preview screen, the device automatically takes another shot in the panoramic sequence.
Camera • I n Panorama mode, the zoom function is disabled. If the lens is zoomed in when selecting this mode, the device automatically zooms out to default position. • I n Panorama mode, some device options are not available. •...
Camera Night Use this to take photos in low-light conditions, without using the flash. Tap → Smart → Night. While holding the device steadily, press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. Photos are automatically merged into a single photo. The image may appear blurry due to the slow shutter speed when the camera takes photos.
Camera Expert Use this to take photos and videos with manual adjustment of ISO sensitivity, exposure value, aperture, and the shutter speed. Change the aperture. Change the shutter speed. Return to the Use manual camcorder previous screen. mode. Use manual mode. Change the ISO sensitivity.
Camera Using the aperture priority mode Use this to manually set the aperture value to take photos. Shutter speed is set automatically. Tap → Expert → A, and set aperture, ISO sensitivity, and exposure value. Using the shutter speed priority mode Use this to manually set the shutter speed to take photos.
Camera Shooting options Customise the device to take unique photos or videos. The available options vary by mode. Selecting resolutions Select a higher resolution to increase the pixels the photo or video can include. Selecting a higher resolution also increases the file size. Setting the photo resolution →...
Camera Taking photos in low-light conditions Preventing red-eye in portrait photos When using the flash when taking a portrait photo in low-light conditions, a red-glow may appear in the subject’s eyes. → Camera → Flash, and select Red-eye or Red-eye fix to prevent In Camera mode, tap red-eye.
Camera Adjusting the ISO sensitivity The ISO sensitivity is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as defined by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). Select a higher resolution to take better photos and reduce blurriness when taking photos in low-light conditions without using the flash. Tap →...
Camera Detecting faces The device automatically detects multiple human faces. → Camera → Face detection → Normal. In Camera mode, tap Aim the device at a human subject. When the device detects a human face, a white frame appears around the face. Press the Shutter button to take a photo. The closer you are to the subjects, the quicker the device detects faces.
Camera Detecting eye blinking If the device detects closed eyes, it automatically takes more photos in succession. → Camera → Face detection → Blink detection. In Camera mode, tap Aim the device at a human subject. When the device detects a human face, a white frame appears around the face.
Camera Changing metering methods The metering mode refers to the method the device measures the quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of the photos may vary depending on the selected metering method. → Camera → Metering, and select a metering method. In Camera mode, tap →...
Camera Taking photos continuously Use the continuous shooting option to take photos of fast moving subjects, such as moving cars or gestures of subjects. → Camera → Drive and select an option. In Camera mode, tap • S ingle shot: Use this to take a single photo. •...
Camera Taking photos or videos with filter effects Use the filter effects to take unique photos or videos. and select a filter effect. Not all of the following options are available in both Camera and Camcorder modes. The available options vary by mode. •...
Camera Configuring settings for Camera Tap → to configure settings for Camera. The available options vary by mode. • P hoto size: Select a resolution for photos. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution photos take up more memory. •...
Camera • V oice control: Activate or deactivate the voice control to take photos. • A F lamp: Use this to activate the AF-assist light in low-light conditions. • P ower-on mode: Select the default camera mode that launches when the device is turned on.
Camera Cleaning the device Use a blower brush to remove dust, and then wipe the lens gently with a soft cloth. If any dust remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a lens cleaning paper, and wipe gently. Do not press on the lens cover, or use a blower brush on the lens cover.
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) UMTS network connected HSDPA network connected Wi-Fi connected...
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.
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.
Basics Flicking Flick left or right on the Home screen or the Applications screen to see another panel. Flick up or down to scroll through a webpage or a list, such as contacts. Pinching Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Pinch to zoom out.
Basics Control motions Simple motions allow easy control of the device. Before using motions, make sure the motion feature is activated. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → Motion, and then drag the Motion switch to the right. Rotating the screen Many applications allow display in either portrait or landscape orientation.
Basics Sweeping Sweep a palm across the screen to capture a screenshot. The image is saved in Gallery → Screenshots. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some applications. Covering Cover the screen with a palm to pause media playback. Move it away from the screen to resume.
Basics Panning to move Tap and hold an item, and then move the device to the left or right to move the item to another panel on the Home screen or the Applications screen. Panning to browse When an image is zoomed in, tap and hold a point on the screen, and then move the device in any direction to browse the image.
Basics Notifications Notification icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen to report new messages, calendar events, device status, and more. Drag down from the status bar to open the notifications panel. Scroll the list to see additional alerts. To close the notifications panel, drag up the bar that is at the bottom of the screen.
Basics Home screen The Home screen is the starting point to access all of the device’s features. It displays indicator icons, widgets, shortcuts to applications, and others. The Home screen can have multiple panels. To view other panels, scroll left or right. Rearranging items Adding an application icon On the Home screen, tap Apps, tap and hold an application icon, and then drag it into a panel...
Basics Moving an item Tap and hold an item and drag it to a new location. To move it to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. Removing an item Tap and hold an item, and drag it to the rubbish bin that appears at the bottom of the Home screen.
Basics Using applications This device can run many different types of applications, ranging from media to Internet applications. Opening an application On the Home screen or the Applications screen, select an application icon to open it. Opening from recently-used applications Tap and hold the Home key to open the list of recently-used applications.
Pinch on the screen, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location. Installing applications Use application stores, such as Samsung Apps, to download and install applications. Uninstalling applications → Uninstall, and then select an application to uninstall it.
Basics Entering text Use the Samsung keyboard or the Google voice input to enter text. Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the input language to one of the supported languages. Changing the keyboard type Tap any text field, open the notifications panel at the top of the screen, tap Choose input method, and then select the type of keyboard to use.
Basics Entering text by voice When Google voice typing is activated, the voice recognition screen appears. Speak a text into the microphone. When you are done, tap to return to the text. To change the text, tap the underlined and select a word or phrase among the dropdowns. Copying and pasting Tap and hold over text, drag or to select more or less text, and then tap Copy or Cut.
Select the network in the networks list, and then tap Forget. Setting up accounts Google applications, such as Play Store, require a Google account, and Samsung Apps requires a Samsung account. Create Google and Samsung accounts to have the best experience with the device.
Connecting with Samsung Kies Samsung Kies is a computer application that manages media libraries, contacts, and calendars, and syncs them with Samsung devices. Download the latest Samsung Kies from the Samsung website. Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
Basics Connect as a media device Connect the device to a computer and access media files stored on your device. Connect the device to a computer using the USB cable. Open the notifications panel, and then tap Connected as a media device → Media device (MTP).
Basics Securing the device Prevent others from using or accessing personal data and information stored in the device by using the security features. The device requires a preset pattern, PIN, or password whenever unlocking it. Setting a pattern On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → Pattern. Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it.
Unlocking the device Turn on the screen by pressing the Power button, and enter the pattern, PIN, or password. If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it. Upgrading the device The device can be upgraded to the latest software.
Media Gallery Use this application to view images and videos. Tap Gallery on the Applications screen. • S ome file formats are not supported depending on the software installed on the device. • S ome files may not play properly depending on how they are encoded. Viewing images Launching Gallery displays available folders.
• P rint: Print via a USB or Wi-Fi connection. The device is only compatible with some Samsung printers. • S how on map: View the shooting location on the map. When taking a photo or video, enable geotagging to attach GPS location tag with the photo or video.
Media Deleting images Use one of the following methods: → Select item, select images by ticking, and then tap • I n a folder, tap • W hen viewing an image, tap Sharing images Use one of the following methods: →...
Media Paper Artist Use this application to make images look like illustrations with fun effects or frames. Tap Paper Artist on the Applications screen. Use artistic tools to edit an image. The edited image is saved in Gallery → Paper Pictures folder.
Media Photo Wizard Use this application to embellish images by applying various effects, such as the pop art effect. Tap Photo Wizard on the Applications screen. Undo and redo the last action. Save changes. Resize, rotate, or Make multi-grid image. crop the image.
Media Changing colours Tap Colour, select one of the colour effects that appear at the bottom of the screen, drag the slider to left or right if required, and then tap Done. Adjusting a portrait photo Tap Portrait, select one of the portrait effects that appear at the bottom of the screen, drag the slider to left or right if required, and then tap Done.
Media Video Player Use this application to play video files. Tap Video Player on the Applications screen. • S ome file formats are not supported depending on the device's software. • S ome files may not play properly depending on how they are encoded. Playing videos Select a video to play.
Media Video Editor Use this application to edit videos and apply various effects. Tap Video Editor on the Applications screen. • S ome video files in Gallery may not be viewable depending on video resolution and codec. • S ome files may not play properly depending on how they are encoded. Creating videos Select a frame theme, and then tap the frame again to confirm.
Media Trimming segments of a video Select a frame, move the start bracket to the desired starting point, move the end bracket to the desired ending point, and then save. Splitting videos Select and drag the frame to the orange line, tap , and save.
Media Music Player Use this application to listen to music. Tap Music Player 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.
Media YouTube Use this application to watch videos from the YouTube website. Tap YouTube on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Watching videos Tap , and then enter a keyword. Select one of the returned search results to watch a video. Add the video to the playlist.
Media Weather Use this application to get the latest weather forecasts for the current location or another region. Tap Weather on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Adding locations To add a location, enter a place name in the search box, or tap Find current location. Deleting locations →...
Communication Contacts Use this application to manage contacts, including phone numbers, email addresses, and others. Tap Contacts on the Applications screen. Managing contacts Creating a contact and enter contact information. • : Add an image. • / : Add or delete a contact field. Editing a contact Deleting a contact →...
Importing and exporting contacts Syncing with Samsung account → Merge with Samsung. If a contact is added or deleted on the device, it is also added to or deleted from Samsung account, and vice versa. Syncing with Google Contacts → Merge with Google.
Communication Favourite contacts , and then take one of the following actions: • S earch: Search a contact. • A dd to favourites: Add contacts to favourites. • R emove from favourites: Remove contacts from favourites. • G rid view / List view: View contacts in grid or list form. Contact groups Adding contacts to a group .
Communication Messaging Use this application to send text messages (SMS) or multimedia messages (MMS). Tap Messaging on the Applications screen. You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages while you are outside your home service area. For details, contact your service provider. Sending messages Tap Compose, add recipients, enter a message, and then tap Use the following methods to add recipients:...
Communication Viewing incoming messages Incoming messages are grouped into message threads by contact. Select a message thread to view the person’s message. Email Use this application to send or view email messages. Tap Email on the Applications screen. Setting up email accounts Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time.
Communication Sending scheduled messages → Schedule sending. Tick Schedule sending, set a time and date, and then tap Done. The device will send the message at the specified time and date. • I f the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network, or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
Communication Google Mail Use this application to quickly and directly access the Google Mail service. Tap Google Mail on the Applications screen. • T his application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • T his application may be labelled differently depending on the region or service provider.
Communication Labels Google Mail does not use actual folders, but uses labels instead. When Google Mail is launched, it displays messages labelled Inbox. to manually retrieve new messages. to view messages in other labels. To add a label to a message, select the message, tap , and then select the label to assign. Talk Use this application to chat with others via Google Talk.
Tap ChatON on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Create the buddies list by entering phone numbers or email addresses of Samsung accounts, or selecting buddies from the list of suggestions.
Communication Google+ Use this application to stay connected with people via Google’s social network service. Tap Google+ on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Tap All circles to change the category, and then scroll up or down to view posts from your circles.
Web & network Internet Use this application to browse the Internet. Tap Internet on the Applications screen. Viewing webpages Tap the address field, enter the web address, and then tap Go. to share, save, or print the current webpage while viewing a webpage. Opening a new page →...
Web & network History → History to open a webpage from the list of recently-visited webpages. To clear the → Clear history. history, tap → History → Most visited to open a webpage from the list of most visited webpages. Saved pages →...
Web & network Searching the web by voice Tap the address field, tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords that appear. Bookmarks → To bookmark the current webpage, tap , enter details, such as name and web address, and then tap Save.
• 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 → Bluetooth, and then drag the Bluetooth switch to the right.
Web & network Group Cast Use this application to share images, documents, and music with other devices that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Tap Group Cast on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Sharing files Tap Share picture, Share document, or Share music, select the files to share, and then Enter a PIN code and tap Done.
Application & media stores Play Store Use this application to purchase and download applications and games that are able to run on the device. Tap Play 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.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. If a Samsung account is not registered, follow on-screen instructions to create a Samsung account. To complete the subscription process, read the terms and conditions, and then tap Accept to agree to them.
Application & media stores Game Hub Use this application to access games. Tap Game Hub on the Applications screen. The games available may vary depending on the region or service provider. Select a game service, and then search for and access games. Play Books Use this application to read and download book files.
Utilities S Memo Use this application to create a memo using images and voice recordings. Tap S Memo on the Applications screen. Composing memos Create memos with enriched content by drawing sketches with your finger or adding images or voice memos. to write or draw on the screen, or tap to enter text with the keyboard.
To save the memo as an image file or a PDF file, tap → Set as. To set the memo as a widget or wallpaper for the Home screen, tap → Print. The device is only To print the memo via a USB or Wi-Fi connection, tap compatible with some Samsung printers.
Utilities S Planner Use this application to manage events and tasks. Tap S Planner on the Applications screen. Creating events or tasks , and then use one of the following methods: • Q uick add: Create an event or task with a few keywords. This feature is available only for English and Korean.
Utilities Syncing with Google Calendar → Sync. To manually sync for updating, tap Changing calendar type Select one from among different types of calendars including year, month, week, and others. A pinch gesture can be used to change calendar type. For example, pinch to change from the monthly calendar to the yearly calendar, and spread apart to change yearly calendar back to monthly calendar.
Utilities Dropbox Use this application to save and share files with others via the Dropbox cloud storage. When you save files to your Dropbox folder, your device automatically sync with the web server and any other computers that have Dropbox installed. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Utilities Alarm Setting alarms Tap Create alarm, set a time for the alarm to go off, select days for the alarm to repeat, and then tap Save. • S nooze: Set an interval and the number of times for the alarm to repeat after the preset time.
Utilities Stopwatch Tap Start to time an event. Tap Lap to record lap times. Tap Reset to clear lap time records. Timer Set the duration, and then tap Start. Drag outside the large circle when the timer goes off. Desk clock to view in full screen.
Utilities S Voice Use this application to command the device by voice to send a message and more. Tap S Voice on the Applications screen. This feature may be unavailable depending on the region or service provider. Here are several examples of spoken commands: •...
Utilities Google Use this application to search not only the Internet, but also applications and their contents on the device as well. Tap Google on the Applications screen. Searching the device Tap the search field, and then enter a keyword. Alternatively, tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords that appear.
Utilities Voice Search Use this application to search webpages by speaking. Tap Voice Search on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Speak a keyword or phrase when Speak now appears on the screen. Select one of the suggested keywords that appear.
Utilities Storage Tap Storage to check how much of the flash memory and memory card is occupied. Help Tap Help to view tips about how to extend battery life. My Files Use this application to access all kinds of files stored in the device, including images, videos, songs, and sound clips.
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. Viewing maps Scroll in any direction to view a location or find your way.
Travel & local Get directions for a destination , and then select a method to enter starting and ending locations: • M y current location: Use current location for starting location. • C ontacts: Select from the contacts list. •...
Travel & local Navigation Use this application to search for a route to a destination. Tap Navigation 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.
Settings About Settings Use this application to configure the device, set application options, and add accounts. Tap Settings on the Applications screen. Wi-Fi Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices. To use options, tap •...
Settings Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct connects two devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point. On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi → Wi-Fi Direct. Bluetooth Activate the Bluetooth feature to exchange information over short distances. Data usage Keep track of your data usage amount, and customise the settings for the limitation.
Settings More settings Customise settings to control connections with other devices or networks. Flight mode This disables all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services. Smart network This disables all data network functions on your device when the screen is turned off, and disconnects applications, such as SNS applications or Email.
• I f you specify a Wi-Fi frequency band, AllShare Cast dongles may not be found or connected. • I f you play videos or games on a TV, select an appropriate TV mode to get the best experience from AllShare Cast. Kies via Wi-Fi Connect the device to Samsung Kies via a Wi-Fi network.
Settings Blocking mode Select features and set the device to hide or show notification icons of them for specified periods. Sound Change settings for various sounds on the device. • V olume: Adjust the volume level for music and videos, system sounds, and notifications. •...
Settings • A uto-rotate screen: Set the content to rotate automatically when the device is turned. • S creen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s backlight. • F ont style: Change the font type for display text. •...
Settings Battery View the amount of battery power consumed by your device. Application manager View and manage the applications on your device. Location services • U se wireless networks: Set to use Wi-Fi and/or mobile networks for finding the current location.
Settings – Weather: Set to show weather information on the locked screen. – Ripple effect: Set to show the ripple effect on the locked screen. – Help text: Set to show the help text on the locked screen. – Wake up in lock screen: Set the device to recognise your wake up command when the screen is locked.
• R emote controls: Set to allow control of your lost or stolen device remotely via the Internet. To use this feature, you must sign in to your Samsung account. – Add account: Add or view your Samsung account.
• D ownload offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline voice input. Samsung keyboard To change the Samsung keyboard settings, select • P ortrait keyboard types: Select the default input method, such as the QWERTY keyboard or traditional keyboard.
• H andwriting: Customise settings for handwriting mode, such as recognition time, pen thickness, or pen colour. • V oice input: Activate the voice input feature to enter text by voice on the Samsung keyboard. • A uto capitalisation: Set the device to automatically capitalise the first character after a final punctuation mark, such as a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark.
Pointer speed Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad connected to your device. Cloud Change settings for syncing data or managing your Samsung cloud and Dropbox cloud accounts. Backup and reset Change the settings for managing settings and data.
Settings Add account Add your email or SNS accounts. Motion Change the settings that control motion recognition on your device. • P an to move icon: Set to move an item to another page when tapping and holding the item and then panning the device to the left or right.
Settings Accessory Change the accessory settings. • A udio output: Select a sound output format to use when connecting your device to HDMI devices. Some devices may not support the surround sound setting. Some devices may not support the surround sound setting. Date and time Access and alter the following settings to control how the device displays the time and date.
Settings Accessibility Accessibility services are special features for those with certain physical disabilities. Access and alter the following settings to improve accessibility to the device. • A uto-rotate screen: Set the interface to rotate automatically when you rotate the device. •...
Settings Developer options Change the settings for application development. • D esktop backup password: Set a password to secure your backup data. • S tay awake: Set the screen to remain on while you are charging the battery. •...
Settings • A nimator duration scale: Select how long pop-up windows will be shown. • D isable hardware overlays: Set to hide hardware overlays. • F orce GPU rendering: Set to use 2D hardware acceleration to improve graphic performance.
Troubleshooting The subject’s eyes appear red Red eyes occurs when the subject’s eyes reflect light from the camera flash. If the photo has already been took, tap Red-eye fix in the Photo Wizard. Photos have dust spots If dust particles are present in the air, you may capture them in photos when you use the flash.
Troubleshooting Photos are blurred when shooting at night As the device tries to let in more light, the shutter speed slows. This can make it difficult to hold the device steady long enough to take a clear picture and may result in device shake. •...
Troubleshooting When you cannot turn on the device • E nsure that the battery is inserted. (p. 9) • C harge the battery. When you cannot take photos or videos • Y our storage may be full. Delete unnecessary files, or insert a new memory card. •...
When you turn the power off while holding the lens barrel, the lens barrel may not be able to retract into the body. If this happens, do not force the lens barrel into the body. Take the device to your local Samsung Service Centre.
• 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. 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.
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: •...
• I f you are a Windows XP user, ensure that you have Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher installed on your computer. • E nsure that you have Samsung Kies 2.0 or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on your computer.