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Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone
depending on the software of the device or your service provider.
Printed in Korea
GH68-34097A
www.samsungmobile.com
English (TEL). 04/2011. Rev. 1.1

Summary of Contents

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    Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone depending on the software of the device or your service provider. Printed in Korea GH68-34097A www.samsungmobile.com English (TEL). 04/2011. Rev. 1.1...

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    GT-S5511T user manual...

  • Page 3: Introducing Your Mobile Phone

    Using this manual This user manual has been specially designed to guide you through the functions and features of your mobile phone. To get started quickly, refer to "Introducing your mobile phone," "Assembling and preparing your mobile phone," and "Using basic functions."...

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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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    Instructional icons Caution: situations that could cause damage to your phone or other equipment Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information Followed by: the order of options or menus you must select to perform a step; for example: → In Menu mode, select Messages → Create message (represents Messages, followed by Create message) Square brackets: phone keys;...

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    Samsung Electronics. Trademarks • SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics. ® • Bluetooth is a registered trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introducing your mobile phone ........8 Phone layout ..............8 Icons ................10 Assembling and preparing your mobile phone ..12 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery .......12 Charge the battery ............13 Insert a memory card (optional) ........14 Using basic functions..........15 Turn your phone on or off ..........15 Access menus ..............15...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Use advanced messaging functions ......34 Use advanced camera functions ........35 Use advanced music functions ........40 Using tools and applications ........44 Use the Bluetooth wireless feature ........44 Activate the mobile tracker ..........46 Activate the mirror feature ..........47 Make fake calls ..............48 Record and play voice memos ........48 Use Java-powered games and applications ....49 Synchronise data ............49...

  • Page 9: Phone Layout

    Introducing your mobile phone In this section, learn about your mobile phone’s layout, keys, and icons. Phone layout...

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    Confirm key 4-way navigation key Select the highlighted menu Scroll through menu options; option or confirm an input; In Idle mode, access user- In Idle mode, access the defined menus message inbox Depending on your service Depending on your service provider, pre-defined menus provider or region, the key may may differ perform differently Camera key...

  • Page 11: Icons

    Icons Your phone displays the following status indicators on the top of the screen: Icon Definition Signal strength GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected Voice call in progress Video call in progress Call diverting activated Browsing the web Connecting to secured web page Roaming (outside of normal area) Synchronised with PC...

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    Icon Definition Bluetooth activated Alarm activated Memory card inserted New text message (SMS) New multimedia message (MMS) New email message New voice mail message Normal profile activated Silent profile activated Battery power level Current time...

  • Page 13: Install The Sim Or Usim Card And Battery

    Assembling and preparing your mobile phone Get started by assembling and setting up your mobile phone for its first use. Install the SIM or USIM card and battery Remove the back cover and insert the SIM card. Back cover SIM card Insert the battery and replace the back cover.

  • Page 14: Charge The Battery

    Charge the battery Open the cover to the multifunction jack on the right side of the phone. Plug the small end of the supplied travel adapter into the multifunction jack. Plug the large end of the travel adapter into a power outlet.

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    Insert a memory card (optional) Your phone accepts microSD™ or microSDHC™ memory cards up to 16 GB (depending on memory card manufacturer and type). • Formatting the memory card on a PC may cause incompatibility with your phone. Format the memory card only on the phone.

  • Page 16: Turn Your Phone On Or Off, Access Menus

    Using basic functions Learn how to perform basic operations and use the main features of your mobile phone. Turn your phone on or off To turn your phone on, Press and hold [ Enter your PIN and press < Confirm> (if necessary).

  • Page 17: Use The Shortcuts Toolbar

    When you access a menu requiring the PIN2, you must enter the PIN2 supplied with the SIM card. For details, contact your service provider. • Samsung is not responsible for any loss of passwords or private information or other damages caused by illegal software. Use the shortcuts toolbar Use the icons on the toolbar to access popular menus.

  • Page 18: Switch Applications, Customise Your Phone

    Select the menu you want. Press <Options> → Open to select submenus (if necessary). Press < Save>, or press <Options> → Save. To deactivate the toolbar In Menu mode, select Settings → Display and light → Main display → Home screen → Shortcuts toolbar → Off. Switch applications While using a menu, press [ Scroll to an application and press <...

  • Page 19: Use Basic Call Functions

    To set the sound profile To switch to sound profile, Settings → Phone In Menu mode, select profiles. Select a profile you want. To edit a sound profile, In Menu mode, select Settings → Phone profiles. Scroll to a sound profile and press < Options>...

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    Press [ ] to dial the number. To end the call, press [ To answer a call When a call comes in, press [ To end the call, press [ To adjust the volume of voice during a call While a call is in progress, press the Navigation key up or down to adjust the volume.

  • Page 21: Send And View Messages

    • To answer a call, press the headset button. • To end a call, press the headset button. Send and view messages To send a text or multimedia message In Menu mode, select Messages → Create message → Message. Enter a recipient number and scroll down. Enter your message text. ► p.

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    Send and view emails To send an email In Menu mode, select Messages → Create message → Email. Enter your message text and scroll up. Press < Options> → Attach multimedia and add an item (if necessary). Enter a subject and scroll up. Enter an email address. Press the Confirm key to send the message.

  • Page 23: Enter Text

    Enter text You can enter text by pressing keys on the keypad. Available text input modes may vary depending on your region. To change the text input mode • Press and hold [ ] to switch between T9 and ABC modes. •...

  • Page 24: Add And Find Contacts

    Number mode Press an appropriate alphanumeric key to enter a number. Symbol mode Press an appropriate alphanumeric key to enter a symbol. To use other features for text input • To move the cursor, press the Navigation key. • To delete characters one by one, press < Clear>.

  • Page 25: Use Basic Camera Functions

    Select a number type (if necessary). Enter contact information. Press the Confirm key or press < Options> → Save to add the contact to memory. To find a contact Phonebook. In Menu mode, select Enter the first few letters of the name you want to find.

  • Page 26: Listen To Music

    To capture videos In Idle mode, press [ ] to turn on the camera. 1] twice to switch to Recording mode. Press [ Aim the lens at the subject and make any adjustments. Press the Confirm key or [ ] to start recording. Press the Confirm key or [ ] to stop recording.

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    Up/Down: Select a saved radio station Volume Adjust the volume To listen to music files Start by transferring files to your phone or memory card: • Download from the wireless web. ► p. • Download from a PC with the optional Samsung PC Studio. ► p. 40 • Receive via Bluetooth. ► p. • Copy to your memory card. ► p. • Synchronise with Windows Media Player 11. ► p. 40...

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    After transferring music files to your phone or memory card, In Menu mode, select Music → Music player. Select a music category → a music file. Control playback using the following keys: Function Confirm Pause or resume playback • Left: Restart playback; Skip backward (press within 2 seconds); Scan backward in a file (press and hold) •...

  • Page 29: Browse The Web

    Browse the web The web browser menu may be labelled differently depending on your service provider. To browse web pages BigPond → Home to In Menu mode, select launch your service provider’s homepage. Navigate web pages using the following keys: Function Navigation Scroll through on a web page Confirm Select an item...

  • Page 30: Use The Web Services

    Use the web services To download games and media files from the web Applications → BigPond In Menu mode, select Apps. Select a category. Search for and download items to the phone as you want. To access community websites In Menu mode, select Applications →...

  • Page 31: Use Advanced Call Functions

    Using advanced functions Learn how to perform advanced operations and use additional features of your mobile phone. Use advanced call functions To view and dial missed calls Your phone will display calls you have missed on the display. To dial the number of a missed call, Press <...

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    To dial a second call If your network supports this function, you can dial another number during a call: Press < Hold> to place the first call on hold. Enter the second number to dial and press Swap> to switch between the two calls. Press <...

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    To call an international number In Idle mode, press and hold [ 0] to insert the + character. Enter the complete number you want to dial (country code, area code, and phone number), and then press [ ] to dial. To call a contact from the phonebook In Menu mode, select Phonebook.

  • Page 34: Use Advanced Phonebook Functions

    Enter a number to reject and press the Confirm key. To add more numbers, repeat steps 4-5. Select the numbers you want to reject. Press < Options> → Save. Save>. Press < Use advanced phonebook functions To create your namecard In Menu mode, select Phonebook.

  • Page 35: Use Advanced Messaging Functions

    To create a group of contacts In Menu mode, select Phonebook. Groups. Scroll left or right to Press < Options> → Create group → a memory location (if necessary). Enter a group name and press < Save>. Press < Options> → Group settings. Select Group ID → an image category → an image.

  • Page 36: Use Advanced Camera Functions

    To create a multimedia template In Menu mode, select Messages → Templates → Multimedia templates. Press < Create> to open a new template window. Create a multimedia message, with a subject and desired attachments, to use as your template. ► p. 20 Press < Options> → Save as template. Use advanced camera functions To capture a photo in Smile shot mode In Idle mode, press [...

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    To capture a series of photos In Idle mode, press [ ] to turn on the camera. > → Shooting mode → Continuous Press < → < >. Make any necessary adjustments. Press and hold the Confirm key or [ ] take a series of photos. To capture a panoramic photo In Idle mode, press [ ] to turn on the camera.

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    To capture divided photos In Idle mode, press [ ] to turn on the camera. > → Shooting mode → Mosaic. Press < Scroll left or right to an image layout and press the Confirm key. Make any necessary adjustments. Press the Confirm key or [ ] take photos for each segment.

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    To use camera options Before capturing a photo, press < > to access the following options: Option Function Shooting mode Change the shooting mode Resolution Change the resolution option White balance Adjust the colour balance Effects Apply a special effect Night mode Set whether to use Night shot mode Exposure...

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    To customise camera settings Before capturing a photo, press < > → Settings to access the following settings: Option Function Photo quality Set the quality level for your photos Viewfinder Change the preview screen mode Set the camera to display the captured Review image Set the camera shutter to make a sound...

  • Page 41: Use Advanced Music Functions

    Using an optional PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on your phone to a PC. Run Samsung PC Studio and copy files from the PC to the phone. Refer to the Samsung PC Studio help for more information.

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    Using an optional PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on your phone to a PC with Windows Media Player installed. When connected, a pop-up window will appear on the PC. Open Windows Media Player to synchronise music files. Edit or enter your phone’s name in the pop-up window (if necessary).

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    To create a playlist Music → Music player → In Menu mode, select Playlists. Select Create playlist. Enter a title for your new playlist and press <Save>. Select the new playlist. Select Add tracks. Select the files you want to include and press <OK>.

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    To find information of music In Menu mode, select Music → Find music. Find music to connect to the server. Select When the phone is successfully registered, press <Record> to record a part of music you want to find. Some service providers may not support this service and the database may not have information for all songs.

  • Page 45: Use The Bluetooth Wireless Feature

    Using tools and applications Learn how to work with your mobile phone’s tools and additional applications. Use the Bluetooth wireless feature To turn on the Bluetooth wireless feature In Menu mode, select Applications → Bluetooth. Press < Options> → Settings. Scroll down to Activation.

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    To find and pair with other Bluetooth-enabled devices In Menu mode, select Applications → Bluetooth → Search for new devices. Scroll to a device and press < Select>. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and press <OK>.

  • Page 47: Activate The Mobile Tracker

    To receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature Enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and press <OK> (if necessary). Press < Yes> to confirm that you are willing to receive data from the device (if necessary). Activate the mobile tracker When someone inserts a new SIM card in your phone, the mobile tracker feature will automatically send the contact number to specified recipients to...

  • Page 48: Activate The Mirror Feature

    Press < Options> → Phonebook to open your contact list. You can also enter a phone number including a country code (with +). Select a contact → a number. When you are finished selecting contacts, press the Confirm key to save the recipients. Scroll down and enter the sender’s name. Accept>.

  • Page 49: Make Fake Calls, Record And Play Voice Memos

    Make fake calls You can simulate an incoming call when you want to get out of meetings or unwanted conversations. You must set a shortcut key to make a fake call; In Menu mode, select Settings → Phone settings → Shortcuts and set a shortcut key for Fake call. To make a fake call, in Idle mode, press and hold the shortcut key.

  • Page 50: Use Java-powered Games And Applications, Synchronise Data

    Use Java-powered games and applications In Menu mode, select Applications → Games and more. Select a game or application from the list and follow the on-screen instructions. Available games may vary depending on your service provider or region. Game controls and options may vary. Synchronise data To create a synchronisation profile Applications →...

  • Page 51: Use The Rss Reader, Create A World Clock

    Use the RSS reader To add an RSS feed address Applications → RSS In Menu mode, select reader. Options> → Add. Press < Enter the address of an RSS feed and press <OK>. To update and read RSS feeds In Menu mode, select Applications → RSS reader.

  • Page 52: Set And Use Alarms

    Press < Save> to create the world clock. The world clock is set as the second clock. To add more world clocks, repeat steps 2-5. Set and use alarms Learn to set and control alarms for important events. To set a new alarm In Menu mode, select Alarms.

  • Page 53: Use The Calculator, Convert Currencies Or Measurements

    To deactivate an alarm In Menu mode, select Alarms. Select the alarm you want to deactivate. Scroll down to Alarm activation (if necessary). Scroll left or right to Off and press the Confirm key. Use the calculator In Menu mode, select Organiser → Calculator.

  • Page 54: Set A Countdown Timer, Use The Stopwatch, Create New Tasks

    Set a countdown timer In Menu mode, select Applications → Timer. Press < Set>. Enter the time to count down and press < OK>. Press the Confirm key to begin the countdown. When the timer expires, press < OK> to stop the alert.

  • Page 55: Create A Text Memo, Manage Your Calendar

    Create a text memo In Menu mode, select Organiser → Memo. Press < Options> → Create. Enter your memo text and press the Confirm key. Manage your calendar To change the calendar view In Menu mode, select Organiser → Calendar. Press < Options> → View by → Day, Week, or Month.

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

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    Your phone displays network or service error messages • When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. Move to another area and try again. • You cannot access some options without a subscription. Contact your service provider for more details.

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    Others cannot hear you speaking on a call • Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone. • Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth. • If using a headset, ensure that it is properly connected. Audio quality is poor •...

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    The battery does not charge properly or the phone turns off • The battery terminals may be dirty. Wipe both gold-coloured contacts with a clean, soft cloth and try charging the battery again. • If the battery will no longer charge completely, dispose of the old battery properly and replace it with a new battery (refer to your local ordinances for proper disposal instructions).

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    Samsung Service Centre. Error messages appear when launching the FM radio The FM radio application on your Samsung mobile device uses the headset cable as an antenna. Without a headset connected, the FM radio will be unable to receive radio stations. To use the FM radio, first ensure that the headset is properly connected.

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

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    A connection is not established when you connect the phone to a PC • Ensure that the PC data cable you are using is compatible with your phone. • Ensure that you have the proper drivers installed and updated on your PC. Your phone freezes or has fatal errors If your phone freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to...

  • Page 63: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions To prevent injury to yourself and others or damage to your device, read all of the following information before using your device. Warning: Prevent electric shock, fire, and explosion Do not use damaged power cords or plugs, or loose electrical sockets Do not touch the power cord with wet hands, or disconnect the charger by pulling on the cord...

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    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. •...

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    Caution: Follow all safety warnings and regulations when using your device in restricted areas Turn off your device where prohibited Comply with all regulations that restrict the use of a mobile device in a particular area. Do not use your device near other electronic devices Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals.

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    Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments • Turn off your device in potentially explosive environments instead of removing the battery. • Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in potentially explosive environments. • Do not use your device at refuelling points (service stations), near fuels or chemicals, and at blasting areas.

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    • Position your device within easy reach. Be able to access your wireless device without removing your eyes from the road. If you receive an incoming call at an inconvenient time, let your voice mail answer it for you. • Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving.

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    Proper care and use of your mobile device Keep your device dry • Humidity and all types of liquids may damage device parts or electronic circuits. • When wet, remove the battery without turning on your device. Dry your device with a towel and take it to a service centre. •...

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    Do not store your device near magnetic fields • Your device may malfunction or the battery may discharge from exposure to magnetic fields. • Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards, passbooks, and boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic fields. • Do not use carrying cases or accessories with magnetic closures or allow your device to come in contact with magnetic fields for extended periods of time.

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    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 •...

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    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. Do not paint or put stickers on your device Paint and stickers can clog moving parts and prevent proper operation.

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    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...

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    Be sure to back up important data Samsung is not responsible for data loss. Do not distribute copyright-protected material Do not distribute copyright-protected material that you have recorded to others without the permission of the content owners.

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    2. For body worn operation, this model phone has been tested and meets the RF exposure guidelines when used with a Samsung-supplied or approved accessory designated for this product or when used with an accessory that contains no metal and that positions the handset a minimum of 1.5 cm from the...

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

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    LEGALITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT OR SERVICE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS DEVICE AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL SAMSUNG BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ATTORNEY FEES, EXPENSES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, OR...

  • Page 77

    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.

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  • Kevin Aug 25, 2014 05:05:
    All I want to know is how to adjust the volume
    for the speaker when making or receiving a call
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