Samsung Galaxy S3 User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    A N D R O I D S M A R T P H O N E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your phone and keep it for future reference. GH68_3XXXXA Printed in KoreaXX...
  • Page 2: Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating there to (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
  • Page 3 Samsung device. During the testing, the device is tested with the security solutions to see if the solutions work with the device as described by the third party security solution providers.
  • Page 5 Internet Address: ©2013 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Phone? For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:
  • Page 6 Swype and the Swype logos are trademarks of Swype, Inc. © 2010 Swype, Inc. All rights reserved. ® ® , DivX , DivX Certified and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries and are used under license. ®...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Mounting the SD Card ......40 Creating a Samsung Account ....16 Unmounting the Memory Card .
  • Page 8 Section 9: Applications and Widgets ..102 Samsung Keyboard Settings ....71 Entering Text Using Swype ....71 Accessing Applications .
  • Page 9 Battery Use and Safety ..... . 197 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ..199 UL Certified Travel Charger .
  • Page 10: Section 1: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started This section allows you to quickly start using the Samsung Note: GALAXY S III phone by installing the SIM and microSD cards, • Instructions in this manual are based on default settings, installing and charging the battery, activating your service, and may vary from your phone, depending on the software and setting up your voicemail account.
  • Page 11: Text Conventions

    Special Text Text Conventions In this manual, you’ll find text that is set apart from the rest. This manual provides condensed information about how to This special text is intended to point out important use your phone. To make this possible, the following text information, to share quick methods for activating features, conventions are used to represent often-used steps: to define terms, and more.
  • Page 12: Setting Up Your Phone

    Setting Up Your Phone Before using your phone, install the SIM card, the microSD card, and the battery into their respective internal slots and compartments. Important! Before removing or replacing the battery cover, make sure the phone is switched off. To turn the phone off, press and hold down the Power key until the Device options pop-up displays, and then touch Power off.
  • Page 13: Installing The Sim Card

    Installing the SIM Card 5. Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card socket (as shown) until the card locks into place. When you subscribe to a 4G LTE cellular network, you are provided with a plug-in SIM card loaded with your subscription details, such as your PIN, available optional services, and many other features.
  • Page 14: Replacing The Battery Cover

    Replacing the Battery Cover Removing the SIM Card Align the cover (1) and press it firmly into place (2), 1. Remove the battery cover. ensuring that the cover snaps into place at the corners. 2. Remove the battery. 3. Firmly press the card into the slot and release it. The card should pop partially out of the slot.
  • Page 15: Removing A Memory Card

    3. With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide the For more information about mounting/unmounting, formatting, or uninstalling a memory card, see “Mounting the memory card into the slot (as shown), pushing gently SD Card” on page 40, “Unmounting the Memory Card” on until the memory card clicks into place.
  • Page 16: Battery Indicator

    2. Slide the battery into the compartment (1) so that the tabs on the end align with the slots at the bottom of the Warning! Use only Samsung-approved charging devices and phone. Ensure that the connectors align. batteries. Samsung accessories are designed to 3.
  • Page 17 Use only approved batteries and 2. Lift the battery up using the slot provided (1). chargers. Ask your local Samsung dealer for further details. Before using the phone for the first time, you must fully charge the battery. A discharged battery recharges fully in approximately 4 hours.
  • Page 18 1. Insert the USB cable into the phone’s Charger/ 3. Plug the charging head into a standard AC power Accessory jack. outlet. The device turns on with the screen locked and indicates both its charge state and percent of charge. Note: This illustration displays both the correct and incorrect orientation for connecting the USB Warning! While the device is charging, if the touch...
  • Page 19: Turning The Phone On

    Turning the Phone On Press and hold the Power/Lock key (on the upper right side of the phone) for three seconds. While powering on, the phone connects with the network, then displays the Locked screen and any active Notification alerts. Note: The phone’s internal antenna is located along the bottom back of the phone.
  • Page 20: Unlocking The Phone

    Unlocking the Phone Turning the Phone Off 1. If needed, press 1. Press and hold the Power/Lock for two Home to wake seconds until the Device options screen displays. the screen. 2. At the prompt, touch Power off. 2. If there are no Notification 3.
  • Page 21: Setting Up Your Phone

    Setting Up Your Phone Voicemail The first time you turn your device on, the Setup Wizard will All unanswered calls to the phone are sent to voicemail, even guide you through the basics of setting up your device. if the phone is turned off. Set up your voicemail and personal greeting as soon as you activate the phone.
  • Page 22: Your Google Account

    Your Google Account Creating a Samsung Account Your new phone uses your Google Account to fully utilize its An active Samsung account is required to use applications Android features, including Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, such as AllShare Play and Media Hub.
  • Page 23: Roaming

    Roaming Securing Your Phone When you travel outside your home network’s coverage area, By default, the phone locks automatically when the screen your phone can roam to acquire service on other compatible times out, or you can lock the phone manually. You can digital networks.
  • Page 24: Tty Mode

    Unlocking with a Personal Screen Unlock Pattern 1. Press Home to wake the screen. 2. Draw a personal unlock pattern on the screen. For more information, refer to “Screen Lock” on page 152 Unlocking with a Password 1. Press Home to wake the screen. 2.
  • Page 25: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone

    Section 2: Understanding Your Phone Features • ™ Galaxy Gear compliant. For more information, please visit: • 4.8-inch 1280x720 Super AMOLED HD touch screen • Messaging Services • CDMA 1X/EV-DO Rev-A /LTE Wireless Technology – Text Messaging • 1.5 gigahertz dual-core processor –...
  • Page 26: Front View

    Front View 1. Earpiece: Use during calls to listen to callers. 2. LED Indicator: Flashes or glows to alert you to alert notifications or phone status. 3. Menu Key: Touch to display options for the current screen. 4. Home Key: Press to display the Home screen or, if the phone is locked, the Lock screen.
  • Page 27: Side Views

    Side Views 1. Volume Key: From the Home screen, press to adjust Master Volume. During calls or music playback, press to adjust volume. Press to mute the ringtone of an incoming call. 2. USB Power/Accessory Port: Connect a USB cable for charging or to sync music and files.
  • Page 28: Back View

    Back View 1. Noise Cancelation Microphone: Captures background noise that the phone uses to produce a quiet background during calls and video chats. 2. Camera Flash: Use when taking photos. 3. 8 Megapixel Camera Lens: Use when taking photos or recording videos.
  • Page 29: Navigation

    Navigation Command Keys Menu Key Navigate your phone’s features using the command keys and the touch screen. Touch Menu to display a context-sensitive menu of options for the current screen or feature. Warning! A touch screen responds best to a light touch from Home Key the pad of your finger or a non-metallic stylus.
  • Page 30: Motions

    Motions Pinch Using two fingers, make a pinch motion on the screen. Finger Motions For example: Touch • Pinch outward to zoom in on pictures or screens. • Touch items to select or launch them. For example: Pinch inward to zoom out on pictures or screens. •...
  • Page 31: Hand Motions

    Hand Motions • Tilt to zoom: When this option is set to On, touching and holding with your thumbs on the screen while in Gallery or Internet, then Use your hand to swipe across the screen, or cover the tilting the phone forward and back, causes the screen to zoom in screen.
  • Page 32: Using Multi Window

    Using Multi Window 3. Touch Multi window to enable the feature. The icon turns green when active. This feature allows you to run multiple applications on the current screen at the same time. Showing the Multi window tab: 1. If the Multi window tab is not showing on Note: Only applications found within the Multi window panel the current screen, touch and hold can be active atop another current application on the...
  • Page 33 Run Multiple Apps on the Same Screen To swap the locations of the App #1 applications: Any of the apps found within the Multi window panel can be 1. With the two run at the same time as a current on-screen app. applications shown in a Once multiple apps are running on the same screen, you can split screen, touch the...
  • Page 34 To separate the current applications: To move the tab: 1. With the two applications running in the Multi window 1. Enable the Multi window screen, touch the Border bar to show the on-screen feature. (See “Enabling icons. Multi Window” on page 26.) 2.
  • Page 35 Customizing the Multi Window Tray 3. In a single motion, touch and hold the Multi window tab for approximately one-second to detach it from You can customize the contents of the Multi window tray by the screen (1), then slowly drag it to its new location on rearranging, removing, or adding apps.
  • Page 36: Notifications

    Opening the Notifications Screen To add a Multi window app: 1. Enable the Multi window feature. (See “Enabling Multi 1. In a single motion, touch and drag the Status bar down Window” on page 26.) to the bottom of the screen to display notifications. 2.
  • Page 37: Quick Settings Menu

    Quick Settings Menu • Power saving: Enable or disable Power saving mode. For more information, refer to “Power Saving Mode” on page 161. Use the Quick Settings buttons at the top of Notifications to • Multi window: Enable or disable the Multi Window feature that control popular settings.
  • Page 38: Home Screen

    Home Screen 1. Status Bar: Presents icons to show network status, battery power, and connection details. For a list of The Home screen is the starting point for using your phone. icons, see “Status Bar Icons” on page 33. 2. Home Screen: The starting point for using your phone. Place shortcut icons, widgets, and other items to customize your phone to your needs.
  • Page 39: Status Bar Icons

    Status Bar Icons Missing SIM: No LTE SIM is installed. The Status bar shows network and battery status and other No Network: No wireless network is available. details. 3G connection: Phone is active on a 3G system. Airplane Mode Active: All wireless communications are disabled.
  • Page 40: Extended Home Screen

    Extended Home Screen SD Card Ready: A memory card scan is underway to prepare the card for use. The Home screen consists of the Home panel, plus panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more space SD Card Removed: A memory card was uninstalled. for adding shortcuts, widgets, and folders.
  • Page 41: Customizing The Home Screen

    Customizing the Home Screen Set as Home: Touch to assign a panel as the Home screen. The panel set as Home displays Customize the Home screen to suit your preferences. when you press the Home key. • Add Apps and Widgets: For more information, see “Adding an Application Shortcut to the Home Screen”...
  • Page 42: Shortcuts

    Widgets Shortcuts Widgets are self-contained applications that you can place Use Application shortcuts to launch applications from the on the Home screen for quick, direct access. Home screen. Your phone comes with application shortcuts already placed on the Home screen, and you can add your Adding Widgets to the Home Screen favorites.
  • Page 43: Folders

    Move and Delete Items Wallpaper Touch and hold the item you want to move or delete Choose a picture to display in the background of the Home and drag it to another location or to the Trash Can icon screen. You can choose from pre-loaded wallpaper images or at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 44: Apps

    Apps Customizing the Apps Screens Choosing a View Apps holds all applications installed on your phone. Applications that you download and install from the By default, application icons display in Grid view. You can Google Play Store or from the web are also added to Apps. change the view to list view.
  • Page 45 – Drag it to to create a new application screen and place the icon on it. – Drag it to to launch Application manager to view information about the application. For more information, refer to “Application Manager” on page 183. –...
  • Page 46: Section 3: Memory Card

    Section 3: Memory Card Unmounting the Memory Card ™ ™ Your phone lets you use a microSD (SD) or microSDHC card to expand available memory space. This secure digital card enables you to exchange images, music, and data Important! To prevent damage to information stored on the between SD-compatible devices.
  • Page 47: Sd Card Available Memory Status

    SD Card Available Memory Status To view the memory allocation for the external SD card: 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu Settings More Storage. The Storage screen displays. 2. View the available memory for the device and SD card under the Total space or Available space heading.
  • Page 48: Section 4: Accounts And Contacts

    Your phone provides the ability to synchronize information, Settings Accounts. from a variety of accounts, including Email, Facebook, Google, and your Samsung account. Depending on the 2. Under My accounts, touch Add account. account, you can choose to synchronize your calendar, 3.
  • Page 49 3. Under Accounts, touch the account that contains data • Sync S Memo to synchronize. The Sync settings screen for the • Sync Tasks selected account displays and lists some or all of the 4. Touch these settings to enable/disable synchronization following synchronization settings: of the associated file types.
  • Page 50: Contacts

    3. Under Common settings/General settings, touch save directly on your phone as well as contacts synchronized Settings/Account settings. The related Settings screen with your Google account, your Samsung account, your PC, displays. email accounts (including Exchange Server accounts), and Google Account Privacy Settings your Facebook friends.
  • Page 51: Adding Contacts

    If you have defined one or more accounts (Google, 4. Touch Name to enter a name for the contact. Touch Samsung, and so on), the Save contact to pop-up to enter a Name prefix, First name, Middle name, Last displays, select Device or the account to receive name, or Name suffix.
  • Page 52: Updating Contacts

    Creating Contacts using the Phone Keypad 7. Touch Groups to assign the contact to a group. For more information about Groups, see “Groups” on page 51. Enter a phone number with the Phone Keypad, then save it. 8. Touch Ringtone to choose a ringtone for the contact. 1.
  • Page 53: Contacts Settings

    Choosing Contacts to Display Updating Contacts using the Phone Keypad Enter a phone number with the Phone Keypad, then save it. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone. 2. Touch Menu Contacts to display: 2.
  • Page 54 Other Contacts Options • Add shortcut to Home: Add shortcut to this contact to Home screen. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. My Local Profile 2. Touch a contact to display it, then touch Menu to select from these options: My local profile is your own contact record, listed under ME •...
  • Page 55: Linking Contacts

    Linking Contacts 6. Touch Link another contact. A list of available contacts displays. Your phone can synchronize with multiple accounts, including Google, Corporate, and other providers, plus social Select a contact to link to the displayed contact. The networking sites like Facebook. When you synchronize linked contact displays.
  • Page 56 Exporting and Importing Contacts Sending Namecards You can export your contact list to an installed memory card, You can send a contact entry as a namecard using a or import a list of contacts (previously exported) from a Bluetooth connection to another device, or as an attachment memory card.
  • Page 57 Favorites Groups Mark contacts with a star to identify them as Favorites. Assign contacts to Groups to make searching for contacts faster, or to quickly call or send messages to group Favorites display on the Favorites tab in the Phone and members.
  • Page 58: Deleting A Group

    Editing a Group Adding Contacts to a Group 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts Groups. Groups. 2. Touch a Group to display it. 2. Touch a Group to display it, then touch 3.
  • Page 59: Speed Dials

    Sending a Message to Group Members Note: Speed dial 1 is reserved for Voicemail, and cannot be Create a new text or email message, addressed to the assigned. group’s members. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts Assigning Speed Dials Groups.
  • Page 60: Section 5: Calling

    Section 5: Calling Making Calls Making Calls Using the Phone Keypad 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone then touch the There are multiple ways to make calls: Keypad tab. • Use the touch screen Phone Keypad to enter the phone number 2.
  • Page 61: Making Calls From Contacts

    3. The first time you access S Voice, follow the prompts to phone waits for your input). A wait requires that any confirm the Samsung Disclaimer and Terms of service. consecutive numbers be manually sent by tapping Yes. 4. Read the About S Voice screen and follow the prompts.
  • Page 62: Multi-Party Calling

    Multi-Party Calling 5. At the What would you like to do? screen, say “Hi Galaxy” to wake up S voice. Use multi-party call features to set up a call between multiple 6. Say, “Call” followed by the name of a contact. callers, such as for a conference call.
  • Page 63: Answering Calls

    Answering Calls Sending Calls to Voicemail When the phone alerts you to an incoming call, you can You can answer incoming calls when the phone is locked or reject the call to send the caller to voice mail, or reject the unlocked.
  • Page 64 Options During a Call While in a call, you can use these features: • Personalize call sound: Apply a sound equalizer to the call audio, in cases where you might need the sound softer, clearer, or optimized for your right or left ear. •...
  • Page 65: Ending A Call

    Ending a Call Sending Messages Using Recent Calls 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone Recent Touch to display recent calls. Recent Calls 2. Swipe your finger from right to left across any call to When you place, answer, or miss a call, a record of the call is send a message.
  • Page 66: Managing Recent Calls

    Managing Recent Calls Viewing Call Durations View the length of the Last call, all Dialed calls, all Received Deleting Records calls, or All calls. 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone Recent 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone to display recent calls. Recent to display recent calls.
  • Page 67: Call Settings

    Call Settings Set Up Call Rejection Messages Create and manage text messages to send to callers when Configure settings for calling with the phone. you select Reject call with message in the Incoming call To access Call settings, from the Home screen, touch screen.
  • Page 68: Call Alerts

    Answering/Ending Calls Call Alerts Manage settings for answering and ending calls. Set options for sounds and vibrations to occur during calls. From the Call settings screen, touch Answering/ending From the Call settings screen, touch Call alerts. The calls. Configure the following options: following options are available: •...
  • Page 69: Call Accessories

    Call Accessories Ringtone and Sound Settings Configure headset options for calls. Ringtones and Keypad Tones From the Call settings screen, touch Call accessories. Select incoming call ringtone and vibration, and enable or The following options are available: disable call vibration and keypad tones. •...
  • Page 70: Noise Reduction

    Personalize Call Sound Increase Volume in Pocket This option personalizes the sounds you hear during a call When enabled, the phone uses the proximity sensor to detect whether or not you are using a headset. when the phone is in a pocket or other close-fitting location such as a purse or bag, and increases the volume for From the Call settings screen, touch Personalize call incoming call ringtones.
  • Page 71: Other Call Settings

    Other Call Settings From the Call settings screen, under Other call settings, and configure the following options: • Auto retry: When enabled, the phone will automatically redial a call if it receives a busy signal from the network. • TTY mode: Choose a TTY mode to enable TTY mode, for use with optional TTY equipment.
  • Page 72: Section 6: Entering Text

    There are three text input methods available: section also describes the predictive text entry system that • Samsung keyboard (default): Samsung’s on-screen reduces the amount of key strokes associated with QWERTY keyboard is used in both portrait and landscape entering text.
  • Page 73: Entering Text Using The Samsung Keyboard

    Entering Text Using the Changing the Text Input Mode Keyboard Samsung Keyboard There are two main keyboard layout keys that will change the on-screen keys in the QWERTY keyboard. From a screen where you can enter text, rotate the phone The available Text Input modes are: Sym and Abc.
  • Page 74: Using Abc Mode

    Using ABC Mode Using Symbol/Numeric Mode 1. If desired, rotate the phone counterclockwise to a Use Symbol/Numeric Mode to add numbers, symbols, or Landscape orientation. emoticons. 1. Rotate the phone counterclockwise to a Landscape 2. When you touch the Enter message field, the following orientation.
  • Page 75: Predictive Text

    My device menu Language and input. 2. Touch the icon next to Samsung keyboard. 3. Touch the ON/OFF slider, located to the right of the Note: You can also use Predictive Text mode in the portrait Predictive text field, to orientation.
  • Page 76: Entering Text Using Handwriting

    Handwriting feature or touch to switch back to 4. If the red microphone turns gray, then the feature has Samsung keyboard mode. timed out. Touch the microphone icon to start again. The text displays in the message as you speak.
  • Page 77: Samsung Keyboard Settings

    QWERTY keyboards. Enabling and Configuring Swype The Samsung keyboard is the default text input method, so you must changed the text input method to use Swype. 1. From the keyboard, touch the top of the screen and drag it down to display your notification panel.
  • Page 78: Section 7: Messaging

    Section 7: Messaging Text and Multimedia Messaging This section explains how to send and receive messages, and other features associated with messaging. This phone can send and receive text and multimedia Types of Messages messages. Creating and Sending Messages This phone supports these types of messages: 1.
  • Page 79 – 3. If adding a recipient from either Groups, Favorites, Add subject: Add a subject field (converts the message to Contacts, or Recent, touch the contact (a check mark MMS.) indicates selection), and touch Done. The contact – Scheduling: Select a date and time for the message to be displays in the recipient field.
  • Page 80: Managing Messages

    Managing Messages • Locked messages: Displays list of messages that are locked to prevent deletion. Messages that you send and receive to the same contact, • Scheduled messages: Displays list of messages scheduled for number, or address are grouped together as a later delivery.
  • Page 81 Text message (SMS) settings: Display: • Delivery reports: When enabled, you receive a delivery report • Bubble style: Choose the appearance of messages in a for text messages that you send. message thread. Touch a bubble style for each side of the conversation, then touch Save.
  • Page 82 Emergency message settings: Signature settings: • Emergency Alerts: This device is designed to receive Wireless • Add signature: When enabled, adds a signature to outgoing Emergency Alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alert Service messages. (CMAS), including Presidential Alerts, Imminent Alerts (Severe •...
  • Page 83: Emergency Alerts

    Emergency Alerts Email This device is designed to receive Wireless Emergency Alerts Send and receive email using popular email services. from the Commercial Mobile Alert Service (CMAS). Creating an Email Account Emergency Alerts are geographically-targeted and alert 1. From the Home screen, touch Email.
  • Page 84: Switching Between Email Accounts

    Creating a Microsoft Exchange Email Account Creating Additional Email Accounts Use the following procedure to configure your phone to To create additional email accounts after setting up your first synchronize with a Microsoft Exchange email account. account, follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 85: Managing Emails

    Managing Emails 3. Touch the Email account Inbox you would like to switch to. You can also select Combined inbox which displays Refreshing Your Email Account email messages from all accounts. Refresh your account to update the phone from the servers. 4.
  • Page 86: Gmail

    Gmail Refreshing Your Gmail Account Refresh your account to update messages on the phone. Send and receive emails using Gmail, Google’s web-based email. 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Gmail. From the Home screen, touch Apps Gmail. 2. Touch Menu Refresh.
  • Page 87: Hangouts

    Hangouts Google+ Previously known as Google Talk, Hangouts is an online Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a place to meet friends and family, share photos, and host lot easier. Set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream to get video calls.
  • Page 88: Voice Recorder

    Voice Recorder • Share via: Share your recording using Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Group Play, Messaging, or Wi-Fi Direct. The Voice Recorder allows you to record an audio file up to • Delete: Delete the voice recording. one minute long and then immediately share it using AllShare Play, Messaging, Gmail, or Bluetooth.
  • Page 89 – LImit for multimedia messages: Select On or Off. Selecting On limits the message size so the recording size attaches to an MMS message. – Contextual filename: Creates filenames based on your location using a GPS tag when connected to a network. –...
  • Page 90: Section 8: Multimedia

    1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Media Hub. Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie and TV content. With hundreds of titles available at your Note: To rent or buy media, you must have a Samsung fingertips, entertaining on the go has never been easier.
  • Page 91: Music

    Music Music Controls The Music application can play music files. The Music app Volume Group Play supports files with extensions AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, and WMA. Launch Music to navigate through your music library, play songs, and create playlists (music files bigger than 300 KB display).
  • Page 92 Music Options Group Play: Share playback of a song with other, available Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) To access additional options, follow these steps: certified devices. (See “Group Play” on page 111.) 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Music. and select from the following 2.
  • Page 93: Using Playlists

    Music File Settings Using Playlists The Music settings menu allows you to set preferences for Playlists are used to assign songs to a list of preferred media the music player such as whether you want the music to play that can then be grouped into a list for later playback. These in the background, sound effects, and how the music menu Playlists are created using either the handset’s Music Player displays.
  • Page 94: Setting A Song As A Ringtone

    Removing Music from a Playlist Note: For information on downloading music for the phone, To remove music files from a playlist: see “Connecting as a Storage Device” on page 137. 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Music. Setting a Song as a Ringtone 2.
  • Page 95: Google Play Books

    Google Play Books Google Play Magazines Google Books is now Google Play Books. With Google Play Google Play Magazines is a subscription service where you Books, you can shop the world's largest selection of ebooks can shop a wide selection of titles, from cooking to and read them anywhere you like —...
  • Page 96: Google Play Movies & Tv

    Google Play Movies & TV Google Play Music With Google Play Movies & TV, you can rent or purchase With Google Play Music, you can play music that you have thousands of movies and TV shows. You can watch instantly added to your music file and any music you copied from your or download your movie or TV show for offline viewing at a PC.
  • Page 97: Video

    Video Full-screen view. Displays the video on the entire screen. This view may cause image The Video application identifies and plays video files distortion. (3GP or MP4) stored on the phone or on an optional microSD memory card. Original size view: The video plays in its original size.
  • Page 98: Camera

    Camera Note: The screen view icons ( , and ) are a Use the phone’s built-in Camera to take pictures and four-way toggle. The displayed icon indicates the mode record video. used after you touch the icon. From the Home screen, touch Apps Camera.
  • Page 99: Taking Pictures

    Taking Pictures Delete to erase the picture (only visible with 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Camera. the screen in landscape mode). 2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your You can also “Pinch” the screen, or touch the zoom picture by aiming the lens at the subject.
  • Page 100: Camera Options

    Camera Options • Panorama: Take a landscape photo by taking an initial photo and then adding Touch these Options to configure the camera: additional images to the initial photo. The Self-portrait: Switch to the front camera lens, guide box lets you view the area in which for self-portraits.
  • Page 101 • Color effects: Choose color theme for the Effects: Apply a color effect to pictures. photo: Negative, Sepia, Black and white, • Scene mode: Choose a mode to match Cartoonify, Washed out, Red-yellow point, conditions. Blue point, Green point, Solarize, Posterize, •...
  • Page 102: Camcorder

    Camcorder • Contextual filename: Allows you to set the video file name to a name describing the Use the phone’s built-in Camcorder to record video. video content or location (e.g., South Padre From the Home screen, touch Apps Beach). Camera Mode.
  • Page 103: Capturing Video

    Capturing Video 8. Touch Menu to mark the video as a Favorite, to play the video as part of a Slideshow, to rename the 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps video, to view details about the video, or to access Camera Mode.
  • Page 104 • Color effects: Choose color theme for the Resolution: Choose a size (in pixels) for the video: Negative, Sepia, Black and white, recording. Cartoonify, Washed out, Red-yellow point, • White balance: Choose a setting for the Blue point, Green point, Solarize, Posterize, light source.
  • Page 105: Gallery

    Gallery Viewing Pictures 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Gallery. The Gallery is where you view photos and videos. For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a slideshow, 2. Select an album, then touch a picture to view it. set photos as wallpaper or contact image, and share as a 3.
  • Page 106 A matrix or list of available videos • Copy to clipboard: Create a copy, to paste into other apps. displays. • Print: Print the picture using Wi-Fi to a compatible Samsung 2. To play a video, touch its thumbnail or list entry. printer.
  • Page 107: Youtube

    4. Touch Menu for the following additional options: • Favorite: Mark this video as one of your favorites. • Slideshow: View a slideshow of your photos and videos. • Rename: Change the video’s filename. • Details: View details about the video. •...
  • Page 108: Section 9: Applications And Widgets

    Section 9: Applications and Widgets Accessing Applications This section contains a description of each application and widget that is available in the Apps and Widget menus, the 1. Press Home, touch Apps, then touch the function, and how to navigate through that particular Apps tab.
  • Page 109: Creating Application Folders

    Creating Application Folders Moving Application Icons With the Apps screen in Customizable grid view, you can You can create application folders to hold similar applications arrange the application icons to suit yourself. if you wish. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu Edit.
  • Page 110: Applications List

    Applications List • Week: Display the current week. Touch a week at the bottom of the screen to display another week. Calculator • Day: Display today’s schedule by hour. Touch day at the bottom Use the phone’s Calculator to perform arithmetical of the screen to display another day.
  • Page 111 – • Sync: Synchronize the phones calendar with your account Select time zone: When Lock time zone is enabled, specify the calendars. (For more information, refer to “Setting Up Your time zone for all events. Accounts” on page 42.) – Show week number: Display the number of the week (1–52) •...
  • Page 112 3. Touch Menu Share via. 4. Select the desired Sharing method from the Share via Important! Your Samsung account manages the access pop-up. information (username/password) to several applications, such as AllShare Play, ChatON, and 5. Follow the prompts to send a copy of a Calendar event Media Hub.
  • Page 113: Cricket Navigator

    Contacts 3. If you have an existing Chrome account, touch Sign in to bring your open tabs, bookmarks, and omnibox data Contacts lets you access and manage your Contacts list, from your computer to the phone, otherwise touch No Contacts Groups, Favorites list, and Speed dial settings. thanks.
  • Page 114: Cricket Shop

    Cricket Shop Downloads The Cricket Shop offers Games, chat functions, applications, View and manage files and other items you download to the and more. phone. 1. From the Apps screen, touch Downloads. Note: You must have a Cricket account to use the Cricket Shop 2.
  • Page 115 From the Apps screen, touch Flipboard. Provides a premium one-stop service center that let’s you G+ Photos play, connect, and share games on compatible Samsung Android devices. G+ Photos allows you to share you photos more easily using 1. From the Apps screen, touch Game Hub.
  • Page 116: Google Settings

    Gmail Google Settings Send and receive emails using Gmail, Google’s web-based As Google has become more intertwined with other email. applications, this menu provides a quick and ready access point to configure preferences for Google+, Maps, Locations, For more information, see “Gmail” on page 80. and so on.
  • Page 117: Group Play

    Group Play Help Using Group Play, you can share documents or photos you Use Help to read or view brief instructions or videos on how are viewing, or music you are listening to, with other Digital to use the features and settings available with the phone. Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified devices connected 1.
  • Page 118 The Google Maps shortcut displays by default on the Home screen. Media Hub Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie Note: You must enable location services to use Maps, and some features require Standalone or Google location and TV content.
  • Page 119: Mobile Web

    Mobile Web. 1. From the Apps screen, touch Media Hub. 2. Follow the on-screen instructions. 2. To rent or buy media, you must have a Samsung More Services account. If necessary, touch Menu, then touch Sign in to log in with your existing Samsung account or Provides access to additional Samsung Apps and services.
  • Page 120: Music Hub

    1. From the Apps menu, touch Music Hub. file. 2. Touch Start to log in or create a Samsung account. 3. Touch a file to launch it in the associated application (if 3. Browse content, then follow the prompts to buy or rent.
  • Page 121: Play Books

    MyBackup Play Books MyBackup, when activated, automatically backs up your Google Books is now Google Play Books. With Google Play Contact information to a server provided by your Wireless Books, you can shop the world's largest selection of ebooks Provider. and read them anywhere you like —...
  • Page 122: Play Magazines

    Play Magazines Play Music Google Play Magazines is a subscription service where you With Google Play Music, you can play music that you have can shop a wide selection of titles, from cooking to added to your music file and any music you copied from your technology, travel, fashion, sports, photography, and more.
  • Page 123 Add a new memo. compatible stylus, such as the Samsung Galaxy S III Pen. You can change back and forth in a memo to add Change the view mode. text with the keypad and the stylus.
  • Page 124 • Set as: Set a memo as a contact icon, Home screen wallpaper, Show the secondary toolbar. Lock screen wallpaper, or Home and lock screens. • Print: Print the screen or web page on a Samsung printer Add an additional page to the memo. using Wi-Fi.
  • Page 125 2. Touch a country or region in the list (for example, quick succession. United States) and then touch OK. 2. Read the Samsung Disclaimer then touch Confirm to The Terms and conditions display. continue. 3. Touch the Agree check box and then touch Agree.
  • Page 126: Samsung Link

    Samsung Link makes staying connected easy. Samsung Apps Allows users to share their in-device media content with With Samsung Apps, you can easily download an abundance other external devices using DLNA certified™ (Digital Living of applications to your device. These include games, news, Network Alliance) Devices.
  • Page 127 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung Group Play A subset feature of Samsung Link, this account. allows you to mirror photos and multimedia presentations with other 2. From the Apps menu, touch Samsung Link. members of your current Wi-Fi 3.
  • Page 128: Setting Up Web Storage

    Configuring Samsung Link Settings • Password lock: allows you to restrict access to Samsung Link by requiring a user enter the currently active and associated The Samsung Link application must first be configured prior to its initial use. You must setup parameters such as Samsung account password.
  • Page 129 Samsung Link. a Web storage location. Selecting this media causes your device to access the file currently stored on your services’ Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before you can use this feature. servers. To de-register Web storage service: 3.
  • Page 130: Voice Search

    Voice Search offers voice-activated Google searches. If you Confirm Samsung Link Controller enabled appears agree, Voice Search uses your location to improve search in the Notification area at the top of the device to results and offer other services.
  • Page 131: Accessing Widgets

    Accessing Widgets 1. Press Home, then sweep your finger right or left to scroll to a particular Home screen panel. 2. Touch Apps Widgets tab. The Widgets screen appears. – or – Touch and hold on the displayed Home screen panel until the Home screen menu pops-up, then touch Apps and widgets Widgets tab.
  • Page 132: Section 10: Connections

    Section 10: Connections Turning Wi-Fi On This section describes the various connections the phone can make, including accessing the Internet with your 1. From the top of the Home screen, swipe your finger Browser, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Connecting your PC. downward to display the Notifications screen.
  • Page 133: Wi-Fi Direct

    Adding a Wi-Fi Network Manually Wi-Fi Direct 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu Settings Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly Connections Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi options screen through Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot, and displays.
  • Page 134: Bluetooth

    Configuring Bluetooth Settings 4. On your phone, touch Wi-Fi Direct (below the list of networks) to scan for the other device(s). Configure the phone’s Bluetooth settings. For more 5. In the Available devices list, touch a device to connect information, see “Bluetooth Settings” on page 144. with it, or touch Multi-connect to connect to multiple Note: Bluetooth profiles are specifications for services devices (not all devices support multi-connect).
  • Page 135: Internet

    Connecting with a Bluetooth Device Note: When connected, the Bluetooth connected icon 1. Turn Bluetooth ON. (See “Turning Bluetooth On or Off” displays in the Status Bar. If you receive a new request on page 128.) for connection while connected with a Bluetooth 2.
  • Page 136: Navigating The Web

    Navigating the Web Zoom Selecting Items on a Page Note: Some web pages do not support the Zoom function. While browsing web pages, use gestures and menus to • navigate: Using two fingers, make a pinch motion on the screen. •...
  • Page 137: Using Bookmarks

    Going Incognito Using Bookmarks The Incognito feature lets you view Internet sites without While browsing, bookmark a site to quickly access it later. leaving records in your browser history or search history, and Creating a bookmark without traces (such as cookies) stored on your device. 1.
  • Page 138: Beaming

    Deleting Bookmarks Turning Android Beam On or Off 1. From the Bookmarks page, touch and hold the 1. Turn NFC ON. (See “NFC” .) NFC must be ON to use bookmark you want to delete. Android Beam. 2. Touch Delete bookmark. 2.
  • Page 139: Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot

    S Beam 4. Once the user of the receiving device accepts your “beamed” content, it displays on the screen of When S Beam is turned ON, you can beam files to another that device. NFC-capable device by holding the devices close together. You can beam images and videos from your gallery, music Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot files from your music player, and more.
  • Page 140 Configuring Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Settings Turning Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot ON Configure the phone’s Portable Wi-Fi hotspot settings, Turn Portable Wi-Fi hotspot ON to allow other devices to use including the phone’s name and password, and set the your phone to access your Wireless Provider’s Internet visibility of the phone’s Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Page 141: Tethering

    4. At the prompt, enter your phone’s Portable Wi-Fi • Bluetooth tethering: Connect the phone with the computer using Bluetooth. Consult the computer’s documentation for hotspot password. more information about using your computer to make a Tip: For information on changing your phone’s Bluetooth connection.
  • Page 142: Vpn

    Note: If you are a Windows XP user, ensure that you have Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher installed on your computer. Also, ensure that you have Samsung Kies air 2.0 or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on...
  • Page 143: Screen Mirroring

    Connecting as a Storage Device Screen Mirroring You can connect your device to a personal computer, have Screen Mirroring lets the phone share the contents of its your device display as a removable disk, and access your display with other Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) device’s file directory.
  • Page 144: Nearby Devices

    Nearby Devices Share files with nearby Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified devices over Wi-Fi. For more information, refer to “Nearby Devices” on page 151. Note: To use Nearby devices for sharing, you must have set up a connection with another Wi-Fi device that supports DLNA.
  • Page 145: Section 11: Settings

    This tab provides both the ability to create and Connections: modify your accounts (such as: Samsung account, This tab provides access to the settings related to Email, Google account, and so on) and access the connection of your device to external sources.
  • Page 146: Connections

    Note: The settings for your device are described below in the Tip: When you turn Wi-Fi service ON, the phone automatically order that they appear within the Settings menu. Options searches for available networks and displays them. under the Connections tab are listed first, followed by You can also turn Wi-Fi ON or OFF from the Notifications My device, Accounts, and More.
  • Page 147 Wi-Fi Settings Advanced Wi-Fi Settings 1. From the Connections menu, touch Wi-Fi Configure and manage connections to Wi-Fi access points. Menu Advanced. 1. From the Connections menu, touch Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi options screen displays. 2. Configure settings: • Network notification: When enabled, the phone notifies you of 2.
  • Page 148 Wi-Fi Direct • Install certificates: Installs optional security certificates from an installed microSD card. (For more information, refer to Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly “Installing a Memory Card” on page 8.) through Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot, and •...
  • Page 149: Bluetooth Profiles

    Bluetooth • Personal Area Networking: PAN 1.0 supports exchange of data with other devices. This phone supports Bluetooth 4.0. • Message Access Profile: MAP 1.0 allows exchange of messages Bluetooth Profiles between devices, such as with an automotive hands-free device. Bluetooth profiles are specifications for services supported Turning Bluetooth ON or OFF by individual devices.
  • Page 150: Data Usage

    Data Usage Bluetooth Settings Pair and connect with other Bluetooth devices, manage your Control your device’s connection to your Wireless Provider’s Bluetooth connections, and control your device’s visibility to data service, and monitor your data usage. other devices. Turning Mobile Data On or Off 1.
  • Page 151: More Networks

    More networks 6. Touch Menu to display additional options. Touch each check box to enable the feature or option. From the Connections menu, touch More networks. The • Auto sync data: Allows your accounts to automatically More networks menu displays. synchronize.
  • Page 152 Mobile Networks Tethering and Portable Hotspot Set options for network selection, data service, and roaming Portable Wi-Fi hotspot behavior. Turning ON Portable Wi-Fi hotspot turns your phone into a 1. From the More networks menu, touch Mobile networks. Wi-Fi Internet access point (hotspot) and allows up to 5 other The Mobile networks menu displays.
  • Page 153 Turning Portable Wi-Fi hotspot On or Off Configuring Portable Wi-Fi hotspot 1. From the More networks menu, touch Tethering and 1. From the More networks menu, touch Tethering and portable hotspot. The Tethering and portable hotspot portable hotspot. The Tethering and portable hotspot menu displays.
  • Page 154 Allowed Devices Tethering Restrict what devices can connect to your Mobile Wi-Fi Use Tethering to share the phone’s Internet connection with a Hotspot with the Allowed devices list. After you add devices computer that connects to your device using a USB cable, or to the list, they can connect to your device using your by Bluetooth.
  • Page 155 Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). NFC (Near Field Communication) allows data exchange when 1. From the More networks menu, touch VPN. you touch your device with another compatible device. This is used for applications such as Android Beam and S Beam. Depending on your device’s Lock screen setting, the From the Connections menu, touch the NFC slider VPN screen appears.
  • Page 156 S Beam Android Beam When Android Beam is ON, you can beam application content S Beam uses the phone’s NFC (Near Field Communication) to to another NFC-capable device by holding the devices close send, or “beam”, content to other NFC and Wi-Fi Direct together.
  • Page 157 Nearby Devices • Allowed devices list: Lists Wi-Fi devices allowed to access your device. Share files with nearby devices using DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) over Wi-Fi. • Not-allowed devices list: Lists Wi-Fi devices blocked from accessing your device. Note: To use Nearby devices for sharing, you must have set up •...
  • Page 158: My Device

    Screen Mirroring My Device Screen Mirroring lets the phone share the contents of its From the Settings screen, touch My device. My device My device display with other Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) The My device menu displays. certified devices, such as Smart televisions or HDTVs Screen Lock connected to an optional AllShare Cast dongle.
  • Page 159 – Face and voice: When enabled, you unlock the • Lock screen options: Touch this option and the Lock phone by looking at the screen and speaking. This screen options screen displays with the following option offers low security, because someone who additional options available depending on the Screen looks and/or sounds similar to you could unlock the Lock type that you have selected:...
  • Page 160 – Help text: Touch this option to enable/disable Face unlock options: showing text explanations of lock screen features. Lock screen widgets allows you to lock the widgets When enabled, a check mark displays in the check that are displayed on your home screens. box.
  • Page 161 Display – Pattern options: Lock screen widgets allows you to lock the widgets From the My device menu, touch Display. that are displayed on your home screens. The following options display: Make pattern visible allows you to see the pattern •...
  • Page 162 • Screen: • Font: – – Brightness: configures the LCD Brightness levels. Touch Font style: Select the text font style that appears in screens. Automatic brightness to allow the phone to self-adjust or drag You can also touch Get fonts online to choose from a wider the slider and touch OK.
  • Page 163: Led Indicator

    LED Indicator Sound From the My device menu, touch Sound. Select which alerts cause the LED indicator (upper left corner of the phone) to come on while the phone’s screen is off. The following options display: From the My device menu, touch LED indicator. •...
  • Page 164 Dialing keypad tone: When enabled, a tone sounds when you – Key-tap sound: When enabled, a tone sounds when you touch touch keys on the Phone keypad. keys on the Samsung keypad. – Touch sounds: When enabled, a tone sounds when you touch –...
  • Page 165: Home Screen Mode

    Home Screen Mode Blocking Mode Select the Home screen layout that best suits your needs. When enabled, Blocking mode lets you select which notifications you receive. 1. From the My device menu, touch Home screen mode. 1. From the My device menu, touch the Blocking mode The Home screen mode screen displays.
  • Page 166 Hands-Free Mode • Allowed contacts: – Allowed contacts: Select contacts from whom the phone is to Hands-free mode allows you to select whether your phone accept incoming calls. [Options are: None, All contacts, announces in plain language incoming calls and messages, alarm information, and/or schedule alarm information from Favorites, Custom (selecting this option enables Allowed your Calendar.
  • Page 167: Power Saving Mode

    Power Saving Mode Accessory Configure Power saving settings to conserve battery power. This menu allows you to select the Audio output mode when using a car or desk dock. 1. From the Settings screen, under Device, touch Power 1. From the My device menu, touch Accessory. saving mode.
  • Page 168 Accessibility • Services: – TalkBack: When set to ON, the TalkBack feature speaks Accessibility services are special features to make using the device easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use feedback to help blind and low-vision users. the Accessibility settings to activate these services. Important! TalkBack can collect all of the text you enter, except passwords, including Note: You can download accessibility applications from Play...
  • Page 169: Language And Input

    • Default: Select the default method for manually entering – Turn off all sounds: When enabled, mutes every sound text. made by your device during touches, selections, notifications, • Samsung keyboard: Touch beside Samsung and so on. keypad to configure the following options. –...
  • Page 170 – Input languages: Select languages for the Samsung Learn from Messages: Update to let your device keyboard. learn from your message text entries. Learn from Contacts: Update to let your device learn Tip: When you have more than one language from your Contacts style.
  • Page 171 Tutorial: View help for using T9 predictive text. capitalizes the first letter of a sentence. – Reset settings: Touch to reset Samsung keyboard Auto-spacing: When enabled, automatically inserts a settings to the defaults, except for My word list and the space between words.
  • Page 172 – – My Words: Languages: Activate and select the current text input language. Default language is US English. Backup & Sync: allows you to backup your Swype dictionary and sync your Swype dictionary across Touch English to change the current language. After multiple devices.
  • Page 173 1. From the Language and input menu, touch Voice Google voice typing. Select Automatic to use the recognizer to select a speech recognition engine. Default language exclusively, or choose other Options are: Samsung powered by Vlingo and Google. language(s). 2. Touch Voice search to configure the following: –...
  • Page 174 Note: Options may be different depending on the TTS engine you select. • Language: allows you to set the language for spoken text. • Settings for Samsung text-to-speech engine: Allows you to select the language-specific voice for spoken text. • Settings for Google Text-to-speech Engine: Allows you to select the language-specific voice for spoken text.
  • Page 175 Motion • Tilt to zoom: Once enabled, you must be on a screen where content can be zoomed. In a single motion, touch and hold two Motion lets you control a number of the phone’s functions by points on the display then tilt the tilt the device back and forth to moving your hand or finger across the screen in a particular pattern or by moving the phone itself in a particular way.
  • Page 176 Sensitivity settings and tutorial: Hand motions: 1. Touch Sensitivity settings, then select Tilt to zoom, Pan 1. Touch these Hand motions to create a check mark and to move icon, or Pan to browse images. enable them: • Palm swipe to capture: When enabled, you can capture any 2.
  • Page 177: Smart Screen

    Smart Screen Voice Control The Smart screen options allow you to customize your The Voice control settings allow you to set up voice screen settings to make the screen more responsive and commands to control your device. easier to use. Note: If you set the Alert type for calls or alarms to vibration, 1.
  • Page 178: Accounts

    Accounts For more information on creating accounts: Your phone provides the ability to synchronize information, • See “Creating a Samsung Account” on page 16. from a variety of accounts, including Email, Facebook, • See “Your Google Account” on page 16.
  • Page 179: Samsung Account

    FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions), or Contact us], 2. Follow the prompts to set up a Dropbox account or a About (Samsung account Version and date Last updated), About link to an existing account. Samsung services (apps), and Terms and conditions.
  • Page 180 Email • Password: Change your Email account password to match that on the Email server. 1. From the Accounts menu, under My accounts, touch Email. The Email screen displays. • Notification settings – 2. Under Accounts, touch an account to synchronize the Email notifications: Enable or disable display of a new email icon in the Annunciator line when new mail arrives.
  • Page 181 Google • Data usage: – Number of emails to load: Select the number of messages 1. From the Accounts menu, under My accounts, touch (25, 50, 75, 100, 200, Total) that appear in your message list. Google. The Google screen displays. –...
  • Page 182: Microsoft Exchange Activesync

    LDAP • Sync Google Play Movies & TV: Synchronize the phone’s movies library with your on-line movies library. 1. From the Accounts menu, under My accounts, touch • Sync Google+: Synchronize the phone’s Google+ inbox with Add account LDAP. The Set up an LDAP account the linked messaging servers.
  • Page 183 3. Under Common settings, touch Settings. The Account • Default account: When enabled, this account is the default settings screen displays. account for sending email from the phone. 4. Touch the desired account. The following options are • Password: Change your Email account password to match available: that on the Exchange server.
  • Page 184 – • Data usage: Sync Calendar: Synchronize the phone’s calendar with the – Exchange server’s calendar. Auto download attachments: When enabled, automatically – downloads attachments to recent messages, but only when Sync Task: Synchronize the phone’s Task list with the your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 185: Back Up And Reset

    Back Up and Reset Personal Data Factory data reset Set options for backing up your information and resetting your device. Use Factory data reset to return all settings to the defaults, From the Accounts screen, under Backup options, and remove all data from the phone. touch Backup and reset.
  • Page 186: More

    More • Use GPS satellites: When enable, applications can use GPS to pinpoint your location. From the Settings screen, touch More. The More menu displays. Note: Use GPS satellites must be enabled to use Location Services some applications. You can also enable or disable GPS from the Notifications panel.
  • Page 187 Security • Passwords: – Make passwords visible: When enabled, briefly From the More menu, touch Security. The Security displays password characters as you enter them. menu displays. The following options are available: • Device Administration: • Encryption: View or disable device administrators. Some As a security measure, you can encrypt the contents of applications, such as corporate Email, may require you the phone or an installed memory card, and require a...
  • Page 188 – – Clear credentials: Clear stored credentials and reset Send security reports: When enabled, security the password. reports are sent to Samsung using Wi-Fi, for threat analysis. Note: This setting is only available if you have installed certificates.
  • Page 189: Application Manager

    You can download and install applications from the usage information, and lets you Stop/Force stop or Google Play Store, the Samsung Apps, or create applications using the Android SDK and install them on the phone. Use Uninstall/Report and app or service. For Downloaded Application manager to manage applications on the phone.
  • Page 190 – 4. At the bottom of the Battery screen, touch Show battery Cached data: Shows the total storage space being used to percentage to enable/disable the display of battery store app data for immediate reuse. charge percentage beside the battery status icon. –...
  • Page 191: Date And Time

    – Unmount SD card: Deactivates the memory card so that you • Set time: Enter the current time (only available when Automatic can safely remove it or format it. (For more information, see date and time is disabled). “Installing a Memory Card” on page 8 or see •...
  • Page 192: About Device

    About Device • Legal information: This option displays information about Open source licenses, Google legal information, and License This menu contains legal information, system tutorial settings. This information clearly provides copyright and information, and other phone information such as the model number, firmware version, baseband version, kernel version, distribution legal information and facts as well as Google Terms and software build number.
  • Page 193: Software Update

    • Baseband version: Shows the baseband version loaded on Tip: For best results, before launching Software update, this handset. connect your device to a Wi-Fi Access Point. For more information, refer to “Scanning and Connecting to a Wi-Fi Note: Baseband, kernel, and build numbers are Network”...
  • Page 194: Section 12: Health And Safety Information

    Section 12: Health and Safety Information Do cell phones pose a health hazard? This device is capable of operating in Wi-Fi™ mode in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. The FCC requires that devices Many people are concerned that cell phone radiation will operating within 5.15-5.25 GHz may only be used indoors, cause cancer or other serious health hazards.
  • Page 195 Research Results to Date: Is there a connection The biological effects of radio frequency energy should not between RF and certain health problems? be confused with the effects from other types of electromagnetic energy. The results of most studies conducted to date say no. In Very high levels of electromagnetic energy, such as is found addition, attempts to replicate and confirm the few studies in X-rays and gamma rays, can ionize biological tissues.
  • Page 196 Risk of Brain Cancer from Exposure to Radio slight increase in brain cancer. However, the authors Frequency Fields in Childhood and Adolescence determined that biases and errors prevented any conclusions (MOBI-KIDS) being drawn from this data. Additional information about Interphone can be found at MOBI-KIDS is an international study investigating the
  • Page 197 Reducing Exposure: Hands-Free Kits and Other Cell Phone Industry Actions Accessories Although the existing scientific data do not justify FDA Steps to Reduce Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy regulatory actions, the FDA has urged the cell phone industry to take a number of steps, including the following: If there is a risk from being exposed to radio frequency •...
  • Page 198: Children And Cell Phones

    Children and Cell Phones Because there are no known risks from exposure to RF emissions from cell phones, there is no reason to believe that The scientific evidence does not show a danger to any users hands-free kits reduce risks. Hands-free kits can be used for of cell phones from RF exposure, including children and convenience and comfort.
  • Page 199: Specific Absorption Rate (Sar) Certification Information

    Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Certification Information • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the exposure (Note: This web address is case sensitive.) limits for Radio Frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal •...
  • Page 200 This is because the phone is designed to operate at multiple The SAR information for this device can also be found on power levels so as to use only the power required to reach Samsung’s website: the network. In general, the closer you are to a wireless base
  • Page 201: Fcc Part 15 Information To User

    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from Samsung could void your authority to operate the device. that to which the receiver is connected. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 202: Smart Practices While Driving

    • Do not take notes or look up phone numbers while driving; impaired. Samsung is committed to promoting responsible driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand Notice regarding legal restrictions on mounting this device in and address distractions.
  • Page 203: Battery Use And Safety

    Never watch videos, such as a movie or clip, or play video hazard. If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked games while operating a vehicle. by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear For more information, go to to be working properly.
  • Page 204 If you suspect damage to the present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard. Samsung's warranty does not cover damage to the phone phone or battery, take it to a service center for inspection.
  • Page 205: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling

    The Samsung Mobile Take-Back Program will provide accessories may not be available in your area. Samsung customers with a free recycling mailing label. We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung Just go to mobile device by working with respected take-back
  • Page 206: Ul Certified Travel Charger

    Follow local regulations regarding disposal of mobile FOR CONNECTION TO A SUPPLY NOT IN NORTH devices and batteries AMERICA, USE AN ATTACHMENT PLUG ADAPTOR OF THE PROPER CONFIGURATION FOR THE Dispose of your mobile device and batteries in accordance POWER OUTLET. with local regulations.
  • Page 207: Gps

    Always obey posted road signs. Emergency Calls Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS This mobile device, like any wireless mobile device, operates uses satellites controlled by the U.S.
  • Page 208: Care And Maintenance

    1. If the mobile device is not on, switch it on. years: 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone then touch Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: Keypad tab. Liquids of any kind 2. Enter the digits of the emergency number for your Keep the mobile device dry.
  • Page 209: Responsible Listening

    Extreme heat or cold Paint Avoid temperatures below 0°C / 32°F or above 45°C / Do not paint the mobile device. Paint can clog the 113°F. device’s moving parts or ventilation openings and prevent proper operation. Microwaves Responsible Listening Do not try to dry your mobile device in a microwave oven. Doing so may cause a fire or explosion.
  • Page 210 • hearing problem varies. Additionally, the amount of sound Do not turn the volume up to block out noisy surroundings. If you produced by a portable audio device varies depending on the choose to listen to your portable device in a noisy environment, nature of the sound, the device settings, and the headphones use noise-cancelling headphones to block out background that are used.
  • Page 211: Operating Environment

    National Institute for Occupational Safety American Academy of Audiology and Health (NIOSH) 11730 Plaza American Drive, Suite 300 395 E Street, S.W., Suite 9200 Reston, VA 20190 Patriots Plaza Building Voice: (800) 222-2336 Washington, DC 20201 Email: Voice: 1-800-35-NIOSH Internet: (1-800-356-4674)
  • Page 212 Using Your Mobile Device Near Other Electronic • Should read and follow the directions from the manufacturer of Devices your implantable medical device. If you have any questions about Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from Radio using your wireless mobile device with an implantable medical Frequency (RF) signals.
  • Page 213: Fcc Hearing Aid Compatibility (Hac) Regulations For Wireless Devices

    Posted Facilities (such as propane or butane) must comply with the National Fire Protection Standard (NFPA-58). For a copy of this Switch your mobile device off in any facility where posted standard, contact the National Fire Protection Association. notices require you to do so. When your Device is Wet Potentially Explosive Environments Do not turn on your device if it is wet.
  • Page 214 The wireless telephone industry has developed a rating is the better/higher of the two ratings. T-ratings refer to system for wireless mobile devices to assist hearing device enabling inductive coupling with hearing aids operating in users find mobile devices that may be compatible with their telecoil mode.
  • Page 215: Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device

    Any changes or modifications to your mobile device not It is important to try the different features of this phone expressly approved by Samsung could void your warranty for thoroughly and in different locations, using your hearing aid this equipment and void your authority to operate this...
  • Page 216: Other Important Safety Information

    • equipment. Only use approved batteries, antennas, and Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive chargers. The use of any unauthorized accessories may be materials in the same compartment as the mobile device, its dangerous and void the mobile device warranty if said parts, or accessories.
  • Page 217 • Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to flashing lights while watching videos or playing games for extended periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop using the device immediately. • Reduce risk of repetitive motion injuries. When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys, drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing games, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands, neck, shoulders,...
  • Page 218: Section 13: Warranty Information

    1 Year conjunction or connection with accessories, products, or ancillary/peripheral equipment not furnished or approved by Case/Pouch/Holster* 90 Days SAMSUNG; (g) defects or damage resulting from improper Other Device 1 Year testing, operation, maintenance, installation, service, or Accessories* adjustment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG;...
  • Page 219 (iii) the battery has return the Product to an authorized phone service facility in been used in equipment other than the SAMSUNG phone for an adequate container for shipping, accompanied by the which it is specified.
  • Page 220 ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY claims, whether in advertising, presentations or otherwise, LASTS, OR THE DISCLAIMER OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL on behalf of SAMSUNG regarding the Products or this Limited OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS Warranty.
  • Page 221 For any arbitration in which your total damage claims, exclusive of attorney fees and expert witness fees, are ALL DISPUTES WITH SAMSUNG ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM $5,000.00 or less (“Small Claim”), the arbitrator may, if you THIS LIMITED WARRANTY OR THE SALE, CONDITION OR...
  • Page 222 You may opt out of this dispute resolution procedure by Severability providing notice to SAMSUNG no later than 30 calendar days If any portion of this Limited Warranty is held to be illegal or from the date of the first consumer purchaser’s purchase of the unenforceable, such partial illegality or unenforceability shall Product.
  • Page 223: End User License Agreement For Software

    Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG THE SOFTWARE. Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357) 1. GRANT OF LICENSE. Samsung grants you the following No reproduction in whole or in part allowed without prior rights provided that you comply with all terms and conditions written approval. Specifications and availability subject to of this EULA: You may install, use, access, display and run change without notice.
  • Page 224 Update that Samsung may provide to you or make available to you after the date you 4. CONSENT TO USE OF DATA. You agree that Samsung and its obtain your initial copy of the Software, unless we provide affiliates may collect and use technical information gathered other terms along with such Update.
  • Page 225 License will terminate automatically without restrictions imposed by your network or internet provider. notice from Samsung if you fail to comply with any of the Unless your device is connected to the internet through Wi-Fi connection, the Software will access through your mobile...
  • Page 226 "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND agree that Samsung is not responsible for the availability of FROM SAMSUNG, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE such applications and is not responsible or liable for any...
  • Page 227 (“Samsung Account”), and your loss, including but not limited to any damage to the mobile rights and obligations will be set forth in separate Samsung device or loss of data, caused or alleged to be caused by, or Account terms and conditions and privacy policies.
  • Page 228 PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY where you are a resident. Notwithstanding the foregoing, FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. Samsung may apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent 14. U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS RESTRICTED RIGHTS. The type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
  • Page 229 Opt Out." You must include in the opt out e-mail (a) your part of any award, but may not grant Samsung its attorney name and address; (b) the date on which the device was fees, expert witness fees or costs unless it is determined that purchased;...
  • Page 230 Software, and you will continue to enjoy the benefits of this license. 17. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; SEVERABILITY. This EULA is the entire agreement between you and Samsung relating to the Software and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals and representations with respect to the Software or any other subject matter covered by this EULA.
  • Page 231: Index

    56 setting up 42 using the Keypad 54 Airplane mode 145 Calculator 104 Camcorder AllShare Play Calendar 104 recording video 97 see Samsung Link 120 Call settings 97 AllShareCast Hub 121 Settings 55 Camera Applications Call log settings 94...
  • Page 232 creating from the Keypad 46 exporting and importing 50 Email FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) groups 51 account settings 79 Regulations for Wireless joining 49 combined Inbox 79 Devices 207 My Profile 48 composing and sending 79 FCC Notice and Cautions 209 namecards 50 Creating a Microsoft Exchange Font Size...
  • Page 233 Google customizing 35 Messages Gmail 80 folders 37 creating and sending 72 managing an account 44 primary shortcuts 35 email 77 Maps 112 wallpaper 37 Gmail 80 Play Store 116 managing 74 setting up an account 42 settings 74 Incognito 131 your account 16 types 72 Create Window 131...
  • Page 234 PC Connections 136 S Memo Music Player Personal Localized Alerting Network Creating a New Memo 117 adding music 87 (PLAN) 195 Samsung Link creating a playlist 87 Phone settings Configuring Settings 122 removing music 88 Date & time 185 Definitions 120...
  • Page 235 Samsung Mobile Products and Swype Recycling 199 Cellular Data 166 UL Certified Travel Charger 200 entering text using 71 Screen Capture 170 Unlocking Security Gestures 166 using an unlock pattern 18 locking the phone 17 Updates 166 USB Power/Accessory Port 21...
  • Page 236 Warranty Information 212 Widgets 36 Wi-Fi adding a connection manually 127 scanning and connecting 126 settings 140 turning on or off 126 using the phone as a hotspot 133 Wi-Fi Direct 127 connecting to other devices 127 turning on and off 127 Wireless Networking Bluetooth 128 Wi-Fi 126...

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