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Samsung GT-S5830T User Manual

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    GT-S5830T user manual...

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    Google Android operating systems and may vary depending on the user’s operating system. Applications and their functions may vary by country, ● region, or hardware specifications. Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by third-party applications. Using this manual...

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    Samsung and their respective owners. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Samsung is not liable for such copyright infringement by the user. Please keep this manual for future reference.

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    Samsung Electronics. Trademarks SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered ●...

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    are trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc. CS ● Headphone and WOW HD technologies are incorporated under licence from SRS Labs, Inc. ® Wi-Fi , the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, and the Wi-Fi logo are ● registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of ●...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

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

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    Voice recorder ............... 78 Web ................80 Internet ................... 80 Maps ..................84 YouTube .................. 89 News & Weather ..............91 Samsung Apps ..............92 Market ..................92 BigPond .................. 93 CitySearch ................93 Downloads ................93 FOXTEL ..................94 GFG 2011 ................

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    Connectivity ............97 Bluetooth ................97 Wi-Fi ..................99 AllShare ................. 101 Mobile network sharing ........... 103 PC connections ..............104 VPN connections ..............106 Tools ............... 108 Clock ..................108 Calculator ................109 Downloads ................109 Google Search ..............110 My files ..................

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    SD card and phone storage ..........121 Locale and text ..............121 Voice input and output ............. 124 Accessibility ................. 125 Date and time ..............125 About phone ............... 125 Troubleshooting ..........126 Safety precautions ..........132 Index ..............143 Contents...

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

    ● Travel adapter (charger) ● Quick start guide ● Use only Samsung-approved software. Pirated or illegal software may cause damage or malfunctions that are not covered by your manufacturer's warranty. The items supplied with your device and available ● accessories may vary depending on your region or service provider.

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

  • Page 12: Charge The Battery

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

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    When your battery is low, the device will emit a ● warning tone and display a low battery message. The battery icon will also be empty. If the battery level becomes too low, the device will automatically power off. Recharge your battery to continue using your device.

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

  • Page 15: Insert A Memory Card

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

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

  • Page 17: Attach A Hand Strap

    › 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. → Settings → SD card and phone In Idle mode, select storage → Unmount SD card →...

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

    Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, Press and hold [ If you turn on your device for the first time, follow the on- screen instructions to set up your device. To turn off your device, press and hold [ ] and select Power →...

  • Page 19: Get To Know Your Device

    Get to know your device › Device layout Proximity sensor Earpiece Volume key Touch screen Home key Back key Menu key Mouthpiece Headset jack Multifunction jack Camera lens Speaker Power/Reset/Lock Flashbulb Back cover Memory card slot Internal antenna Getting started...

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    › Keys Function Turn on the device (press and hold); Power/ Access the quick menus (press and Reset hold); Reset the device (press and Lock hold for 8-10 seconds); Lock the touch screen. Open a list of options available on the current screen;...

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    › Indicator icons Icons shown on the display may vary depending on your region or service provider. Icon Definition No signal Signal strength GPRS network connected UMTS network connected Open WLANs available WLAN connected Bluetooth activated Bluetooth headset connected GPS activated Call in progress Call on hold Speakerphone activated...

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    Icon Definition Downloading data Call diverting activated Connected to PC USB tethering activated Wi-Fi tethering activated No SIM or USIM card New text or multimedia message New email message New voice mail message Alarm activated Event notification Roaming (outside of normal service area) Silent mode activated Airplane mode activated Vibration mode activated...

  • Page 23: Use The Touch Screen

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

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

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

  • Page 25: Get To Know The Idle Screen

    Get to know the idle screen When the device is in Idle mode, you will see the idle screen. From the idle screen, you can view indicator icons, widgets, shortcuts to applications, and other items. The idle screen has multiple panels. You can also select a dot on the top of the screen to move to the corresponding panel of the idle screen directly.

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    › Move items on the idle screen Tap and hold an item to move until the item appears gray. Drag the item to the location you want. › Remove items from the idle screen Tap and hold an item to remove. The trash bin appears at the bottom of the idle screen.

  • Page 27: Access Applications

    › Add or remove panels to the idle screen You can add or remove panels of the idle screen to organise widgets according to your preferences and needs. → Edit. In Idle mode, press [ You can also place your two fingers on the screen and pinch to switch to Edit mode.

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    Press [ ] to return to the previous screen; Press the Home key to return to the idle screen. Your device has a built-in motion sensor that detects its orientation. If you rotate the device while using some features, the interface will automatically switch to landscape view.

  • Page 29: Customise Your Device

    › Access recent applications Press and hold the Home key to open the list of applications you have accessed recently. Select an application to access. › Use the task manager Your device is a multitasking device. It can run more than one application at the same time.

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    › Turn on or off the touch tone In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings → Sound → Audible selection. › Adjust the volume of the ringtones Press the Volume key up or down to adjust the ringtone volume.

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    In Idle mode, press [ an option. 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 Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

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

  • Page 33: Enter Text

    121 ► › Change the keyboard type You can change the keyboard type. Tap and hold the text input field and select Input method → a keyboard type (Swype or Samsung keypad). Getting started...

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

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    Enter text by voice. This feature may be unavailable depending on the selected input language. › Enter text using the Samsung keypad → Portrait keypad types and select a text input Select method. You can select one of key input methods (QWERTY or traditional keypad) or handwriting input methods.

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    Switch between Number/Symbol mode and ABC mode. Enter text by voice; This icon is available only when you activate the voice input feature for the Samsung keypad. This feature may be unavailable depending on the selected input language. Clear your input.

  • Page 37: Download Applications From Android Market

    › Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications. Place the cursor on the text you want to copy. Select Select or . Drag or to select the text you want. Select to copy, or to cut the text onto the clipboard.

  • Page 38: Download Files From The Web

    › Install an application Market. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Accept when the terms and conditions appear. Select Search for a file or application and download it. › Uninstall an application My apps. From the Android Market home screen, select Select the item you want to delete.

  • Page 39: Synchronise Data

    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.

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    › Activate automatic sync Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Accounts and sync. → Auto-sync. Select Select an account. Select the applications you want to synchronise. To exclude applications from automatic synchronisation, clear the check boxes next to the applications you want. ›...

  • Page 41: Communication, Calling

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

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    Answer a call When a call comes in, drag right until it reaches the dot. When the device is ringing, press the Volume key to mute the ringtone. End call. To end the call, select Reject a call When a call comes in, drag left until it reaches the dot.

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

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    › Use additional features You can use various other call-related features, such as Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode or call diverting. Use Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode In FDN mode, your device will restrict outgoing calls, except for the numbers stored in the FDN list. To activate FDN mode, Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

  • Page 45: Messaging

    Set call waiting Call waiting is a network feature to alert you of an incoming call while you are on a previous call. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings → Call settings Additional settings Call waiting. Your →...

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    › Send a text message → In Idle mode, open the application list and select New message. Contacts. Select You can enter a number manually or select one from the logs or contact groups by selecting another option. Add. Select contacts and select Tap to compose and enter your message text.

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    Add subject and enter a subject for the → Press [ message. Send to send the message. Select › View a text or multimedia message In Idle mode, open the application list and select Your messages are grouped into message threads by contact, like a messenger.

  • Page 48: Google Mail

    Google Mail ™ You can retrieve new email messages from Google Mail to your Inbox. When you access this application, the Inbox screen appears. The total number of unread messages displays in the title bar and unread messages display in bold. This feature may be unavailable depending on your ●...

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    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 ●...

  • Page 50: Email

    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 setup Select (for other company email accounts).

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    Select the text input field and enter your email text. Attach and attach a file. Select You can select a file from the file list or create a new photo, video, or sound. Send to send the message. Select If you are offline or outside your service area, the message will be held in the message thread list until you are online and in your service area.

  • Page 52: Talk

    Show → To load images from the message, press [ ● pictures. To view an attachment, select the attachment item. To save ● it to your memory card, select Talk ™ Learn to chat with friends and family via Google Talk This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

  • Page 53: Social Hub

    Social Hub ™ Learn to access Social Hub , the integrated communication application for Social Network Service (SNS), email, messages, instant messages (IM), contacts or calendar information. Visit socialhub.samsungapps.com for more details. Social In Idle mode, open the application list and select Hub.

  • Page 54: Entertainment, Camera

    Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 2560 x 1920 pixels (5 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to 640 x 480 pixels. To use the camera, you must first insert a memory card. The camera interface appears only in the landscape ●...

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    Number Function Check the camera status and settings. : Resolution ● : Exposure metre type ● : Number of photos you can take ● (according to available memory) : Storage location ● Change the shooting mode. Change the scene mode. Change the flash setting;...

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    After taking photos, select to view the taken photos. To view more photos, scroll left or right. ● To zoom in, place two fingers on the screen and spread ● them apart. To zoom out, move your fingers closer together. You can also select , or double-tap the screen.

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    Smile shot. → Select Make any necessary adjustments. Aim the camera lens at your subject and select Your device recognises people in an image and detects their smiles. When the subject smiles, the device automatically takes a photo. › Capture a series of photos You can easily take a series of photos of moving subjects.

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    Make any necessary adjustments. Select to take the first photo. Slowly move the device in any direction and align the green frame with the viewfinder. When you have aligned the green frame and viewfinder, the camera will automatically take the next photo. Repeat step 6 to complete the panoramic photo.

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    Option Function Image quality Set the quality level for your photos. Adjust contrast, saturation, and Adjust sharpness. → Before taking a photo, select to access the following settings: Setting Function Display the guidelines on the preview Guidelines screen. Set the camera to display the taken Review image.

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

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    Number Function Change the camcorder settings. Switch to the camera. Record a video. View the video you recorded last. Press the Volume key to zoom in or out. The zoom function may be unavailable when recording in the highest resolution. Select to start recording.

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    › Customise camcorder settings → Before recording a video, select to access the following options: Option Function Select the length of the delay before the Timer camera starts recording a video. Resolution Change the resolution option. Adjust the colour balance according to White balance lighting conditions.

  • Page 63: Gallery

    Gallery Learn to view photos and play videos saved on your memory card. › Supported file formats Type Format Image Extension: bmp, gif, jpg, png, wbmp, agif Extension: 3gp, mp4 ● Video Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264 ● Some file formats are not supported depending on ●...

  • Page 64: Music

    While viewing a photo, use the following options: To view more photos, scroll left or right. ● To zoom in, place two fingers on the screen and spread ● them apart. To zoom out, move your fingers closer together. You can also select , or double-tap the screen.

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    Add music files to your memory card Start by transferring files to your memory card: Download from the wireless web. p. 80 ► ● Download from a PC with Samsung Kies. p. 105 ► ● Receive via Bluetooth. p. 99 ►...

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    Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound system when a headset is connected. Move to a point of the file by dragging or tapping the bar. Restart playback; skip backward (double- tap); Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback;...

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    You can control playback with a headset: Press the ● headset button to play or pause playback. You can also press and hold the headset button to launch the music player. ™ SRS CS Headphone delivers a 5.1 surround sound ●...

  • Page 68: Fm Radio

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

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    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. Add the current radio station to the favourites list. Adjust the volume. › Save a radio station automatically Plug a headset into the device.

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

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

  • Page 72: Personal Information, Contacts

    Personal information Contacts Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts. You can save names, mobile phone numbers, home phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for your contacts. › Create a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select Select a memory location.

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    Enter contact information. Save to add the contact to memory. Select › Find a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select . Scroll up or down on the contact list. Select a contact’s name. Once you find a contact, you can: call the contact by selecting a phone number.

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    Enter your own personal details. Save. Select You can send your namecard by attaching it to a message or email or transferring it via the Bluetooth wireless feature. › Retrieve contacts from your community accounts You can view the list of community website accounts and select an account to add a contact from the website to your phone contacts.

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

  • Page 76: Calendar

    To export contacts from your device to a memory card, In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Import/Export → Export to SD card. Press [ Yes to confirm. Select › View the communication log You can view the communication log of calls, messages, email or SNS threads.

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    Enter the details of the event as required. Done. Select › View events To change the calendar view, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar. Day, Week, or Month. → Press [ To view events of a specific date, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar.

  • Page 78: Memo, Voice Recorder

    Memo Learn to record important information to save and view at a later date. › Create a memo Memo. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Create memo or press [ → Create. Select Enter your memo text. Press [ ] to hide the keypad.

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    › Record a voice memo Voice In Idle mode, open the application list and select recorder. Record to start recording. Select Speak into the microphone. Stop. When you are finished recording a memo, select Your memo is saved automatically. Record from the To record more voice memos, select bottom of the screen.

  • Page 80: Internet

    Web services require a data connection. Contact your operator to choose the best data plan. Internet Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages. You may incur additional charges for accessing the ● web and downloading media files. For details, contact your service provider.

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    Navigate web pages with the following keys: The above screen may differ 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, place two fingers on the screen and spread ●...

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    Refresh. → To reload the current web page, press [ ● Forward. → To go to the next page in history, press [ ● → To bookmark the current web page, press [ ● bookmark. To add a shortcut to the current web page to the idle ●...

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    › 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, Internet. In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Bookmarks. Select Add or press [ Bookmark last-viewed →...

  • Page 84: Maps

    › Access the frequently visited pages or the recent history Internet. In Idle mode, open the application list and 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.

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    › Activate location services to use with Google Maps You must activate location services to find your location and search the map. Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Location and security. Adjust the following settings to activate location services: Option Function Use wireless...

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    Select the location you want to view details. To view a list of all results for your search, select ● To zoom in, place two fingers on the screen and spread ● them apart. To zoom out, move your fingers closer together.

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    Select to view only a single part of the route. → Clear Map. When you are finished, press [ › Share your location via Google Latitude Learn to share your location with your friends and view ™ friends’ locations via Google Latitude This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

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    Select a place name to view its details. While viewing information, use the following options: To view the place on the map, select Map. To view the route to the place, select Directions. To view the phone number of the place, select Call. ›...

  • Page 89: Youtube

    Contacts : Select your destination from addresses of ● your contacts. Starred Places : Select your destination from the list of ● your starred places. Follow the on-screen instructions to use the navigation service. YouTube Learn to view and upload videos via YouTube. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

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    Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Move to a point of the file by dragging the bar. Change the quality of the display. › Upload videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube. → Upload and select a video. Skip to 8. Press [ If you want to upload new videos, select to turn on the...

  • Page 91: News & Weather

    News & Weather Learn to view the weather information and read top news and other news articles. › View the weather information News & In Idle mode, open the application list and select Weather. Weather at the top of the screen. Select Your device searches for your current location and displays the weather information.

  • Page 92: Samsung Apps, Market

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

  • Page 93: Bigpond, Citysearch, Downloads

    BigPond Learn to access the homepage of your service provider’s web service. You can perform various functions, such as receiving news and weather updates, downloading various applications, or watching popular TV programs. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

  • Page 94: Foxtel, Gfg 2011, Mysync

    FOXTEL You can watch popular TV programs with your device. In Idle mode, select FOXTEL. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. GFG 2011 You can search for restaurants that are recommended by the Good Food Guide (GFG). In Idle mode, open the application list and select GFG 2011.

  • Page 95: Navigation, Navigator

    Navigation You can find your location, search the online map for streets or cities, and get directions. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Navigation. Navigation maps, your current location, and other ● navigational data may differ from actual location information.

  • Page 96: Telstraone, White Pag, Yellow Pag

    TelstraOne You can get and read the current news and real time information. In Idle mode, open the application list and select TelstraOne. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. White Pag You can access the White Pages website to search for people.

  • Page 97: Connectivity, Bluetooth

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

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    › Find and pair with other Bluetooth-enabled devices Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Wireless and networks Bluetooth settings → → → Scan devices. Select a device. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and select OK.

  • Page 99: Wi-fi

    › Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Wireless and networks Bluetooth 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).

  • Page 100

    › Activate the WLAN feature In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings → Wireless and networks → Wi-Fi settings → Wi-Fi. An active WLAN running in the background will consume battery power. To preserve battery power, activate the WLAN only when needed. ›...

  • Page 101: Allshare

    AllShare Learn to use the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) service that enables you to share media files between DLNA- enabled devices in your home over a WLAN. You must first activate the WLAN feature and add a WLAN profile. p.

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    › Play your files on another DLNA-enabled device AllShare. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Play file from my phone on another player. Select Select a media category and select files you want to play. Add to playlist. Select Select a player—the one that will play the media file.

  • Page 103: Mobile Network Sharing

    Select a player—the one that will play the media file. Playback begins at the selected player. Control playback using icons of your device. Mobile network sharing Learn to set your device as a wireless modem or wireless access point for PCs or other devices, and share your device’s mobile network connection.

  • Page 104: Pc Connections

    Learn to connect your device to a PC with a USB cable in various USB connection modes. By connecting the device to a PC, you can transfer data to and from your device directly and use the Samsung Kies program. Connectivity...

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    › 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). Using a USB cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC. Samsung Kies will launch automatically.

  • Page 106: Vpn Connections

    Disconnect storage from When you are finished, select 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. Then remove the USB cable from the PC. Otherwise, you may lose data stored on the memory card or damage the memory card.

  • Page 107

    Option Function 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 password. secret Set L2TP secret Enter the L2TP secret password. Select a user certificate that the VPN Set user server uses to identify you.

  • Page 108: Tools, Clock

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

  • Page 109: Calculator, Downloads

    › Stop an alarm When the alarm sounds, Dismiss to stop the alarm. Select ● Snooze to repeat the alarm after a specified length Select ● of time. Calculator Learn to perform mathematical calculations directly on your device like a typical hand-held or desktop calculator. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calculator.

  • Page 110: Google Search, My Files

    Google Search You can search for applications in your device and specific data on the web. Google In Idle mode, open the application list and select Search. If you are launching this application for the first time, set whether or not to view the search history of your Google account, and then whether or not to use your location.

  • Page 111: Sim Toolkit, Task Manager

    Delete. To delete files or folders, select ● View by. To change the view mode, select ● List by. To sort files or folders, select ● To use additional features using a file, such as moving, ● copying or renaming option, select More. SIM Toolkit Use a variety of additional services offered by your service provider.

  • Page 112: Thinkfree Office

    ThinkFree Office Learn to create and view document files on your device. If you have an account with the ThinkFree web service, you can manage documents online. This application supports the following file formats: txt, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, pdf. ›...

  • Page 113: Voice Search

    To open the toolbar to edit the document (word, text, or ● → Edit. excel file), press [ → Find. To search for text in the document, press [ ● When you are finished editing, save the document. › Manage documents online In Idle mode, open the application list and select ThinkFree Office.

  • Page 114: Settings, Access The Settings Menu, Wireless And Networks

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

  • Page 115: Call Settings

    › Tethering and portable hotspot USB tethering : Activate the USB tethering feature to share ● your device’s mobile network connection with PCs via USB. When connected to a PC, your device is used as a wireless modem for a PC. p.

  • Page 116

    › Fixed Dialing Numbers Enable FDN : Activate or deactivate FDN mode to restrict ● calls to numbers in the FDN list. You must enter the PIN2 supplied with your SIM or USIM card. Change PIN2 : Change the PIN2, which is used to protect ●...

  • Page 117: Sound, Display

    Sound Change the settings for various sounds on your device. Download tones : Access the BigPond website to download ● ringtones or other tones. Silent mode : Activate the silent mode to mute all sounds ● except media sounds and alarm ringtones. Vibrate : Set when the device will vibrate for various events.

  • Page 118: Location And Security

    Wallpapers ● Home screen wallpaper : Select a background image for the idle screen. Lock screen wallpaper : Select a background image for the screen lock. Font style : Change the font type for the display text. You ● can download fonts from Android Market by selecting Get fonts online.

  • Page 119

    None : Disable the screen lock. Pattern : Set an unlock pattern to unlock the screen. : Set a PIN (numeric) to unlock the screen. Password : Set a password (alphanumeric) to unlock the screen. Set up SIM card lock ●...

  • Page 120: Applications

    : This is for application development. When your device is connected to a PC with a PC data cable, the USB debugging mode will be activated and Samsung Kies will launch automatically. Stay awake : Set the device’s screen to stay on while charging the battery.

  • Page 121: Accounts And Sync, Privacy, Sd Card And Phone Storage, Locale And Text

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

  • Page 122

    › Select input method Select a default keyboard type for text input. › Swype Language : Select a language for text input. ● You cannot enter text in some languages. To enter text, you should change the writing language to one of the supported languages.

  • Page 123

    : Activate the voice input feature to enter text ● by voice on the Samsung keypad. Auto-full stop : Set the device to insert a period when you ● double-tap the space bar. Tutorial : Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keypad. ● Settings...

  • Page 124: Voice Input And Output

    Voice input and output Change the settings for the voice recogniser and the text-to- speech feature. › Voice recognition settings Language : Select a language for the Google voice ● recognition. SafeSearch : Set the device to filter explicit text and/or ●...

  • Page 125: Accessibility, Date And Time, About Phone

    Accessibility Change the settings for accessibility features. Accessibility : Activate an accessibility application you have ● downloaded, such as Talkback or Kickback, which provide voice, melody, or vibration feedback. Accessibility services : Select an accessibility application to ● use. The power key ends calls : Set the device to end a call ●...

  • Page 126: Troubleshooting

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

  • Page 127

    If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your ● local Samsung Service Centre. Your device freezes or has fatal errors If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold [ ] for 8-10 seconds.

  • Page 128

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

  • Page 129

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

  • Page 130

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

  • Page 131

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

  • Page 132: Safety Precautions

    For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest authorised service centre. Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care ● Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries or damage to your device. ●...

  • Page 133

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

  • Page 134

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

  • Page 135

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

  • Page 136

    Do not use or store your device in dusty, dirty areas Dust can cause your device to malfunction. Do not store your device on slopes If your device falls, it can be damaged. Do not store your device in hot or cold areas. Use your device at -20 °C to 50 °C ●...

  • Page 137

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

  • Page 138

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

  • Page 139

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

  • Page 140

    Keep your personal and important data safe ● While using your device, be sure to back up important data. Samsung is not responsible for data loss. ● When disposing of your device, back up all data and then reset your device to prevent misuse of your personal information.

  • Page 141

    The World Health Organization has stated that present scientific information does not indicate the need for any special precautions for the use of mobile devices. They note that if you want to reduce your exposure then you can do so by limiting the length of calls or using a ‘handsfree’...

  • Page 142

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

  • Page 143: Index

    Index access codes viewing missed 43 waiting 45 airplane mode call waiting alarms camera creating 108 capturing photos 54 stopping 109 capturing videos 60 AllShare customising camcorder 62 battery customising camera 58 charging 12 connections installing 10 Bluetooth 97 Bluetooth DLNA 101 activating 97 PC 104...

  • Page 144

    Google Mail playing music 65 Google Maps news and weather Google Search PC connections Google Talk mass storage 105 Samsung Kies 105 idle screen adding items 25 phonebook adding panels 27 creating contacts 72 creating groups 74 internet creating your namecard 73...

  • Page 145

    Samsung Kies touch screen locking 24 settings using 23 about phone 125 unpack accessibility 125 accounts and sync 121 USIM card applications 120 installing 10 call settings 115 locking 32 date and time 125 video player display 117 videos locale and text 121...

  • Page 146

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

  • Page 147

    Using a USB cable, connect your device to your PC. Samsung Kies will launch automatically. If Samsung Kies does not automatically launch, double-click the Samsung Kies icon on your PC. Refer to the Kies help for more information. Printed in Korea GH68-35609F www.samsung.com...

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