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Google Mail Basics Hangouts Google+ Indicator icons Photos Using the touch screen ChatON Control motions Palm motions Air View Web & network Activating Multi Window Internet Notifications Chrome Home screen Bluetooth Locked screen Screen Mirroring Using applications Samsung Link Applications screen...
Video Travel & local YouTube 107 Maps Radio Application & media stores Settings Play Store 108 About Settings Samsung Apps 108 Connections Play Music 112 My device Play Books 125 Accounts Play Games 126 More Play Movies & TV 130 Google Settings...
Getting started Device layout Notification light Proximity/Light sensor Front camera Earpiece Power button Touch screen Home button Back button Menu button Microphone Multipurpose jack Microphone for IrLED speakerphone Headset jack GPS antenna Flash Rear camera Volume button Back cover Speaker Main antenna...
Getting started The microphone at the top of the device is active only when you use the speakerphone or take videos. • D o not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity problems or drain the battery. •...
• A ppearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. • Y ou can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make sure they are compatible with the device before purchase. • O ther accessories may not be compatible with your device.
Getting started Installing the SIM or USIM card and battery Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider, and the included battery. Only microSIM cards work with the device. Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. Do not bend or twist the back cover excessively.
SIM card slot, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to remove the memory card. • U se caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.
Getting started Removing the SIM or USIM card and battery Remove the back cover. Pull out the battery. Pull out the SIM or USIM card. To remove the SIM or USIM card, insert a fingertip into the hole and push the SIM or USIM card out of the slot, as shown in the image below.
Use the charger to charge the battery before using it for the first time. A computer can be also used to charge the device by connecting them via the USB cable. Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device.
• I f the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre. After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the device, and then unplug it from the electric socket.
Getting started Reducing the battery consumption Your device provides options that help you save battery power. By customising these options and deactivating features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges: • W hen you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power button. •...
Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring or accessing information. Doing so can cause data to be lost or corrupted or damage to the memory card or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses that result from the misuse of damaged memory cards, including the loss of data.
Getting started Formatting the memory card A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the memory card on the device. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → More → Storage → Format SD card → Format SD card →...
Getting started Holding the device Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity problems or drain the battery. Locking and unlocking the device When not in use, lock the device to prevent unwanted operation. Pressing the Power button turns off the screen and puts the device into lock mode.
Basics Indicator icons The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the device. The icons listed in the table below are most common. Icon Meaning No signal Signal strength Roaming (outside of normal service area) GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected...
Basics Icon Meaning Alarm activated Silent mode activated Vibration mode activated Flight mode activated Error occurred or caution required Battery power level Using the touch screen Use only fingers to use the touch screen. • D o not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction.
Basics Finger gestures Tapping To open an application, to select a menu item, to press an on-screen button, or to enter a character using the on-screen keyboard, tap it with a finger. Dragging To move an icon, thumbnail, or preview to a new location, tap and hold it and drag it to the target position.
Basics Double-tapping Double-tap on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Double-tap again to return. Flicking Flick left or right on the Home screen or the Applications screen to see another panel. Flick up or down to scroll through a webpage or a list, such as contacts. Pinching Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part.
Basics Control motions Simple motions allow easy control of the device. Before using motions, make sure the motion feature is activated. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → My device → Motions and gestures → Motion, and then drag the Motion switch to the right.
Basics Picking up When you pick up the device after it has been idle for some time or when the screen has turned off, it vibrates if you have missed calls or new messages. Holding to ear While viewing call, message, or contact details, pick up and hold the device to your ear to make a call.
Basics Panning to move Tap and hold an item, and then move the device to the left or right to move the item to another panel on the Home screen or the Applications screen. Panning to browse When an image is zoomed in, tap and hold a point on the screen, and then move the device in any direction to browse the image.
Basics Turning over Turn over the device to mute ringtone, pause media playback, or mute the FM radio (when using the speaker). Tilting Tap and hold two points on the screen, and then tilt the device back and forth to zoom in or out.
Basics Palm motions Use palm motions to control the device by touching the screen. Before using motions, make sure the palm motion feature is activated. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → My device → Motions and gestures → Palm motion, and then drag the Palm motion switch to the right.
Point at an item with your finger to preview the content or view information in a pop-up window. When you point at an area on a webpage for a few seconds, the device magnifies the area. This feature is available only in portrait orientation. Samsung User Manual...
Basics Activating Multi Window Use this feature to run two applications on the screen at the same time. • O nly applications on the Multi Window panel can run. • W hen launching applications that contain multimedia files, such as music or videos, sound from both files will be played.
Basics Using Multi Window applications While using Multi window applications, select an application window, tap the circle between the application windows, and then use one of the following: • : Open a list of recently used applications in the selected window. •...
Basics • M ulti window: Set to use Multi Window. • W i-Fi hotspot: Activate or deactivate the Wi-Fi tethering feature. • S creen Mirroring: Activate or deactivate the screen mirroring feature. • S Beam: Activate or deactivate the S Beam feature. •...
Basics Adding an item Customise the Home screen by adding widgets, folders, or pages. Tap and hold the empty area on the Home screen, and then select one of the following categories: • A pps and widgets: Add widgets or applications to the Home screen. •...
Basics Setting wallpaper Set an image or photo stored in the device as wallpaper for the Home screen. → Set wallpaper → Home screen, and then select one of the On the Home screen, tap following: • G allery: See photos taken by the device’s camera or images downloaded from the Internet.
Basics Locked screen The locked screen prevents the device from unwanted operation when not in use and also allows you to add convenient widgets. Adding widgets To use widgets when the screen is locked, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → My device →...
Basics Using applications This device can run many different types of applications, ranging from media to Internet applications. Opening an application On the Home screen or the Applications screen, select an application icon to open it. Opening from recently-used applications Press and hold the Home button to open the list of recently-used applications.
Pinch on the screen, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location. Installing applications Use application stores, such as Samsung Apps, to download and install applications. Uninstalling applications → Uninstall/disable apps, and then select an application to uninstall it.
Basics Entering text Use the Samsung keyboard or the voice input feature to enter text. Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the input language to one of the supported languages. Changing the keyboard type Tap any text field, open the notifications panel, tap Choose input method, and then select the type of keyboard to use.
Basics Changing the keyboard type Tap and hold , and then tap to change the keyboard type. Tap and hold and move the floating keyboard to another location. To switch to the fixed keyboard, tap Changing language keyboards Add languages to the keyboard, and then slide the space key left or right to change language keyboards.
Basics Copying and pasting Tap and hold over text, drag or to select more or less text, and then tap Copy to copy or Cut to cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard. To paste it into a text entry field, tap and hold at the point where it should be inserted, and then tap Paste.
Select the network in the networks list, and then tap Forget. Setting up accounts Google applications, such as Play Store, require a Google account, and Samsung Apps requires a Samsung account. Create Google and Samsung accounts to have the best experience with the device.
Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable. Samsung Kies launches on the computer automatically. If Samsung Kies does not launch, double-click the Samsung Kies icon on the computer. Transfer files between your device and the computer.
Basics Connecting as a media device Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable. Open the notifications panel, and then tap Connected as a media device → Media device (MTP). Tap Camera (PTP) if your computer does not support Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) or not have any appropriate driver installed.
Basics Setting a pattern On the Applications screen, tap Settings → My device → Lock screen → Screen lock → Pattern. Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it. Set a backup unlock PIN to unlock the screen when you forget the pattern. Setting a PIN On the Applications screen, tap Settings →...
Turn on the screen by pressing the Power button or the Home button, and enter the unlock code. If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it. Upgrading the device The device can be upgraded to the latest software.
Communication Phone Use this application to make or answer a call. Tap Phone on the Applications screen. Making calls Making a call Use one of the following methods: • K eypad: Enter the number using the keypad, and then tap . •...
Communication Finding contacts Enter a name, phone number, or email address to find a contact in the contacts list. As characters are entered, predicted contacts appear. Select one to place a call to it. Making an international call Tap and hold 0 until the + sign appears. Enter the country code, area code, and phone number, and then tap .
Communication → Contacts: Open the contacts list. • • → Memo: Create a memo. → Message: Send a message. • • → One-handed operation: Set the keypad for convenient use with one hand. → Transfer: Connect the first party to the second party. This disconnects you from •...
Communication Receiving calls Answering a call When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle, or press the headset button. If the call waiting service is active, another call can be made. When the second call is answered, the first call is put on hold. Rejecting a call When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle, or press and hold the headset button.
Communication Ending a call Tap End call to end a call. Or press the headset button. Video calls Making a video call Enter the number or select a contact from the contacts list, and then tap to make a video call.
Communication Tap and hold the other party’s image to access the following options: • C apture image: Capture the other party’s image. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • R ecord video: Take a video of the other party’s images. •...
Communication Contacts Use this application to manage contacts, including phone numbers, email addresses, and others. Tap Contacts on the Applications screen. Managing contacts Tap Contacts. Creating a contact and enter contact information. • : Add an image. • / : Add or delete a contact field.
→ Merge accounts → Merge with Google. Contacts moved to Google Contacts appear with in the contacts list. Moving contacts to Samsung → Merge accounts → Merge with Samsung. Contacts moved to Samsung Contacts appear with in the contacts list.
Communication Importing and exporting contacts Tap Contacts. Importing contacts → Import/Export, and then select an import option. Exporting contacts → Import/Export, and then select an export option. Sharing contacts → Share namecard via, select contacts, tap Done, and then select a sharing method. Favourite contacts Tap Favourites.
Communication Contact groups Tap Groups. Adding contacts to a group Select a group, and then tap . Select contacts to add, and then tap Done. Managing groups , and then take one of the following actions: • C reate: Make a new group. •...
Communication Messaging Use this application to send text messages (SMS) or multimedia messages (MMS). Tap Messaging on the Applications screen. You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages while you are outside your home service area. For details, contact your service provider. Sending messages , add recipients, enter a message, and then tap Use the following methods to add recipients:...
Communication Viewing incoming messages Incoming messages are grouped into message threads by contact. Select a contact to view the person’s message. Listening to a voice message Tap and hold 1 on the keypad, and then follow the instructions from your service provider. Email Use this application to send or view email messages.
Communication Sending scheduled messages → Scheduled email. Tick Scheduled email, set a time While composing a message, tap and date, and then tap Done. The device will send the message at the specified time and date. • I f the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network, or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
Communication Google Mail Use this application to quickly and directly access the Google Mail service. Tap Google Mail on the Applications screen. • T his application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. • T his application may be labelled differently depending on the region or service provider.
Communication Labels Google Mail does not use actual folders, but uses labels instead. When Google Mail is launched, it displays messages labelled Inbox. Tap to view messages in other labels. → Change labels, and then select To add a label to a message, select the message, tap the label to assign.
Tap ChatON on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Create a buddies list by entering phone numbers or Samsung account email addresses, or by → Settings → Contact selecting buddies from the list of suggestions. Alternatively, tap sync →...
Web & network Internet Use this application to browse the Internet. Tap Internet on the Applications screen. Viewing webpages Tap the address field, enter the web address, and then tap Go. to access additional options while viewing a webpage. To change the search engine, tap the address field, and then tap the search engine icon next to the web address.
Web & network Links Tap and hold a link on the webpage to open it in a new page, save, or copy. To view saved links, use Downloads. (p. 105) Sharing webpages → Share via. To share a webpage address with others, tap To share a part of a webpage, tap and hold the desired text, and then tap Share via.
• D o not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes (for example, pirating copies of files or illegally tapping communications for commercial purposes). Samsung is not responsible for the repercussion of illegal use of the Bluetooth feature. To activate Bluetooth, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections →...
Web & network Pairing with other Bluetooth devices On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → Bluetooth → Scan, and detected devices are listed. Select the device you want to pair with, and then accept the auto- generated passkey on both devices to confirm. Sending and receiving data Many applications support data transfer via Bluetooth.
Web & network Managing contents on a web storage service Select a web storage service, and then view and manage your files. To transfer files between your device and a web storage service, tap , select files, and then → Settings → Registered storage → To register web storage services to the device, tap Add storage, and then select a web storage service.
Web & network Joining Group Play Join a Group Play session created by another device. • T ap Join group, select a Group Play session to join, and then enter the password for the group if necessary. Select a media category and the content that is currently being shared will appear on the device.
Use this feature to send data, such as videos, images, and documents. Do not send copyright-protected data via S Beam. Doing so may violate copyright laws. Samsung is not responsible for any liabilities caused by the illegal use of copyrighted data.
Web & network WatchON Use this application to connect to a TV to watch your favourite shows and movies. Tap WatchON on the Applications screen. You must first connect the device to a network and ensure that the device’s infrared port is facing the TV.
Media Music Use this application to listen to music. Tap Music on the Applications screen. Playing music Select a music category, and then select a song to play. Tap the album image at the bottom of the screen to open the music player screen. Search for other devices to play Adjust the volume.
Media → Settings → Smart volume. To listen to songs at equal volume levels, tap When Smart volume is activated, the volume may end up louder than the device volume level. Use caution to avoid long-term exposure to loud sounds to prevent damage to your hearing.
Media Camera Use this application to take photos or videos. Use Gallery to view photos and videos taken with the device’s camera. (p. 78) Tap Camera on the Applications screen. • T he camera automatically shuts off when unused. •...
Media Shooting mode Several photo effects are available. Tap MODE, and then scroll up or down the screen at the right side of the screen. • A uto: Use this to allow the camera to evaluate the surroundings and determine the ideal mode for the photo.
Media Panoramic photos A panoramic photo is a wide landscape image consisting of multiple shots. Tap MODE → Panorama. and move the camera in one direction. When the blue frame aligns with the viewfinder, the camera automatically takes another shot in a panoramic sequence. To stop shooting, tap If the viewfinder is out of the direction, the device stops shooting.
Media Recording mode → to change recording mode. • N ormal: Use this mode for normal quality. • L imit for MMS: Use this mode to lower quality for sending via messaging. Zooming in and out Use one of the following methods: •...
Media Controlling the camera remotely Set a device as a viewfinder to control the camera remotely. → → Remote viewfinder, and then connect the device and the camera using Wi-Fi Direct or NFC. Tap to take a photo remotely using the device as a viewfinder. Configuring settings for Camera →...
Media • R eview pics/videos: Set the device to show photos or videos after taking them. • V olume key: Set the device to use the Volume button to control the shutter or zoom function. • T imer: Use this for delayed-time shots. •...
Media Gallery Use this application to view images and videos. Tap Gallery on the Applications screen. Viewing images Launching Gallery displays available folders. When another application, such as Email, saves an image, the Download folder is automatically created to contain the image. Likewise, capturing a screenshot automatically creates the Screenshots folder.
Media Trimming segments of a video Select a video, and then tap . Move the start bracket to the desired starting point, move the end bracket to the desired ending point, and then save the video. Editing images When viewing an image, tap and use the following functions: •...
Media Modifying images When viewing an image, tap and use the following functions: • R otate: Rotate the image. • C rop: Crop the image. • C olour: Adjust the saturation or brightness of the image. • E ffect: Apply effects to the image. •...
Media Tagging faces → Settings, and then tick Face tag. A yellow frame appears around the recognised face on an image. Tap the face, tap Add name, and then select or add a contact. When the face tag appears on an image, tap the face tag and use available options, such as making calls or sending messages.
Media → From suggestions. Select an album, enter a title for the album, and then tap Create. The device will recommend making story albums when you surpass the preset number of photos in a single day. Viewing story albums Select a story album. The cover image appears on the first page. Scroll left or right to view images in the story album.
Media Video Use this application to play video files. Tap Video on the Applications screen. Playing videos Select a video to play. Search for other Adjust the volume. devices to play the file. Move forwards or Skip to the next backwards by video.
Media Using Popup Video player Use this feature to use other applications without closing the video player. While watching videos, tap to use the pop-up player. Spread two fingers apart on the screen to enlarge the player or pinch to reduce it. To move the player, drag the player to another location.
Media Radio Listen to music and news on the FM radio. To listen to the FM radio, you must connect a headset, which serves as the radio antenna. Tap Radio on the Applications screen. Listening to the FM radio Plug a headset into the device before launching the FM radio. The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically when running for the first time.
Media Scanning radio stations → Scan, and then select a scan option. The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically. Select the radio station you want from the stations list and tap to return to the FM radio screen. Adding stations to the favourites list Scroll to a radio station, and then tap to add the station to the favourites list.
Application & media stores Play Store Use this application to purchase and download applications and games that are able to run on the device. Tap Play Store on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Installing applications Browse applications by category, or tap to search with a keyword.
Application & media stores Samsung Apps Use this application to purchase and download dedicated Samsung applications. For more information, visit apps.samsung.com . Tap Samsung Apps on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Application & media stores Play Books Use this application to read and download book files. Tap Play Books on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Play Games Use this application to download and play games. Tap Play Games on the Applications screen.
Utilities S Memo Use this application to create a memo using images and voice recordings. Tap S Memo on the Applications screen. Composing memos Create memos with enriched content by drawing sketches with your finger or adding images or voice memos. to write or draw on the screen, or tap to enter text with the keyboard.
Utilities When jotting down a memo, tap once more to change the pen type, line thickness, or pen colour. When erasing the handwritten memo, tap once more to change the eraser size or tap Clear all to clear the memo. Save the current setting as a pen profile.
Utilities → List view. To change the view mode, tap → Import. To create a memo by importing a file, tap → Export. To export memos as another file format, tap → Create folder. To create a folder, tap → Change order. To change the order of memos, tap →...
Utilities S Planner Use this application to manage events and tasks. Tap S Planner on the Applications screen. Creating events or tasks , and then use one of the following methods: • A dd event: Enter an event with an optional repeat setting. •...
Utilities Attach a memo from S Memo. Tap Memos, and then compose a new memo or select one of the existing memos. Attach an image. Tap Images, and then take a photo or select one of the existing images. Attaching memos to a date Tap and hold a date to select it and the memo pad appears.
Utilities Changing calendar type Select one from among different types of calendars including year, month, week, and others at the right side of the screen. A pinch gesture can be used to change calendar type. For example, pinch to change from the monthly calendar to the yearly calendar, and spread apart to change yearly calendar back to monthly calendar.
Utilities Dropbox Use this application to save and share files with others via the Dropbox cloud storage. When you save files to Dropbox, your device automatically syncs with the web server and any other computers that have Dropbox installed. Tap Dropbox on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Utilities Cloud Use this feature to sync files or back up settings and application data with your Samsung account or Dropbox. On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Accounts → Cloud. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Utilities Clock Use this application to set alarms, check the time in any location in the world, measure the duration of an event, set a timer, or use as the desk clock. Tap Clock on the Applications screen. Turn this alarm on or off. Alarm Setting alarms Tap Create alarm, set a time for the alarm to go off, select days for the alarm to repeat, and...
Utilities Stopping alarms Drag outside the large circle to stop an alarm. Drag outside the large circle to repeat the alarm after a specified length of time. Deleting alarms Tap and hold the alarm, and then tap Delete. World clock Creating clocks Tap Add city, and then enter a city name or select a city from the cities list.
Utilities Calculator Use this application for simple or complex calculations. Tap Calculator on the Applications screen. Rotate the device to landscape orientation to display the scientific calculator. If Screen → Scientific calculator. rotation is disabled, tap To see the calculation history, tap to hide the keypad.
Utilities Voice Recorder Use this application to record or play voice memos. Tap Voice Recorder on the Applications screen. Recording voice memos to start recording. Speak into the microphone at the bottom of the device. Tap pause recording. Tap to finish recording. Change the recording quality.
Utilities Managing voice memos In the list of voice memos, tap and select one of the following: • S hare via: Select voice memos to send, and then select a sharing method. • D elete: Select voice memos to delete. •...
Utilities Tips for better voice recognition • S peak clearly. • S peak in quiet places. • D o not use offensive or slang words. • A void speaking in dialectal accents. The device may not recognise your commands or may perform unwanted commands depending on your surroundings or how you speak.
Utilities Search scope → Settings → Phone search, and then tick the To select what applications to search, tap items to search for. Google Now Launch Google search to view Google Now cards that show the current weather, public transit info, your next appointment, and more when you are most likely to need it. Join Google Now when opening Google search for the first time.
Utilities My Files Use this application to access all kinds of files stored in the device, including images, videos, songs, and sound clips. Tap My Files on the Applications screen. Viewing files Select a folder to open it. To go back to the parent folder, tap .
Utilities TripAdvisor Use this application to get travel information such as destination or hotel. You can also book for a room and share your reviews with others. Tap TripAdvisor on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Travel & local Maps Use this application to pinpoint the location of the device, search for places, or get directions. Tap Maps on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Searching for locations Search for locations by entering an address or a keyword.
Settings About Settings Use this application to configure the device, set application options, and add accounts. Tap Settings on the Applications screen. Connections Wi-Fi Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices.
Settings Setting Network notification The device can detect open Wi-Fi networks and display an icon on the status bar to notify when available. Tap Wi-Fi → → Advanced and tick Network notification to activate this feature. Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct connects two devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point.
Settings • A uto sync data: Set the device to sync contact, calendar, email, bookmark, and social network image data automatically. • S how Wi-Fi usage: Set the device to show your data usage via Wi-Fi. • M obile hotspots: Select Wi-Fi hotspots to prevent applications that are running in the background from using them.
Settings Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot • M obile hotspot: Use the portable Wi-Fi hotspot to share the device’s mobile network connection with computers or other devices through the Wi-Fi network. • U SB tethering: Use USB tethering to share the device’s mobile network connection with a computer via USB.
Settings Screen Mirroring Activate the screen mirroring feature and share your display with others. My device Lock screen Change settings for the locked screen. • S creen lock: Activate the screen lock feature. The following options may vary depending on the screen lock feature selected.
Settings • U nlock effect: Select an effect when you unlock the screen. • H elp text: Set the device to show the help text on the locked screen. • W ake up in lock screen: Set the device to recognise your wake up command when the screen is locked.
Settings • B rightness: Set the brightness of the display. • A uto rotate screen: Set the content to rotate automatically when the device is turned. • S creen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s backlight.
Settings • N otifications: Select a ringtone for events, such as incoming messages and missed calls. • V ibrate when ringing: Set the device to vibrate and play a ringtone for incoming calls. • D ialling keypad tone: Set the device to sound when tapping the buttons on the keypad. •...
Settings • A nswering/ending calls: – The home key answers calls: Set the device to answer an incoming call when pressing the Home button. – Voice control: Set the device to answer or reject an incoming call with voice commands.
Settings • A dditional settings: – Caller ID: Display your caller ID to other parties for outgoing calls. – Call forwarding: Divert incoming calls to another number. – Auto area code: Set the device to insert a prefix (area or country code) automatically before a phone number.
Settings • V oicemail service: Select or set your voicemail service provider. • V oicemail settings: Enter the number to access the voicemail service. Obtain this number from the service provider. • S ound: Select a ringtone to alert you to new voicemails. •...
Settings Power saving mode Activate power-saving mode and change the settings for power-saving mode. • C PU power saving: Set the device to limit some system resource usage. • S creen power saving: Set the device to decrease the brightness of the display. •...
Settings • A nswering/ending calls: – The home key answers calls: Set the device to answer an incoming call when pressing the Home button. – Answer calls by tapping: Set the device to answer an incoming call when tapping the call accept button twice.
• S amsung subtitles (CC): Set the device to display closed captions on content supported by Samsung and to change the closed caption settings. • A ssistant menu: Set the device to show the assistive shortcut icon that helps you access functions supported by external buttons or features on the notifications panel.
• V ibration: Set the device to vibrate when a key is touched. • C haracter preview: Set the device to display a large image of each character tapped. • H elp: Access help information for using the Samsung keyboard. • R eset settings: Reset Samsung keyboard settings.
Settings Google voice typing To change the voice input settings, tap • C hoose input languages: Select input languages for text input. • B lock offensive words: Set the device to prevent the device from recognising offensive words in voice inputs. •...
Settings Pointer speed Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad connected to your device. Motions and gestures Activate the motion recognition feature and change the settings that control motion recognition on your device. • M otion: – Direct call: Set the device to make a voice call by picking up and holding the device near your ear while viewing call, message, or contact details.
Settings Smart screen • S mart stay: Set the device to prevent the display backlight from turning off while you are looking at the display. Air view Preview content or view information in a pop-up window by pointing at an item with your finger.
Settings Cloud Change settings for syncing data or files with your Samsung account or Dropbox cloud storage. Backup and reset Change the settings for managing settings and data. • B ack up my data: Set the device to back up settings and application data to the Google server.
• S IM change alert: Activate or deactivate the Find my mobile feature which helps locate the device when lost or stolen. • G o to website: Access the Find my mobile website ( findmymobile.samsung.com ). You can track and control your lost or stolen device on the Find my mobile website.
Settings • U nknown sources: Choose to install applications from any source. If not chosen, download applications only from Play Store. • V erify apps: Set this to allow Google to check the application for harmful behaviour before installing it. •...
Settings Battery View the amount of battery power consumed by your device. Storage View memory information for your device and memory card, or format a memory card. Formatting a memory card permanently deletes all data from it. The actual available capacity of the internal memory is less than the specified capacity because the operating system and default applications occupy part of the memory.
Settings About device Access device information and update device software. Google Settings Use this application to configure settings for some features provided by Google. Tap Google Settings on the Applications screen.
Troubleshooting Before contacting a Samsung Service Centre, please attempt the following solutions. Some situations may not apply to your device. When you turn on your device or while you are using the device, it prompts you to enter one of the following codes: •...
• R estart your device to clear any temporary software bugs. • E nsure that your device software is upgraded to the latest version. • I f the touch screen is scratched or damaged, visit a Samsung Service Centre. Your device freezes or has fatal errors If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close applications or reinsert the battery and turn on the device to regain functionality.
The battery icon is empty Your battery is low. Recharge or replace the battery. The battery does not charge properly (For Samsung-approved chargers) • E nsure that the charger is connected properly. • I f the battery terminals are dirty, the battery may not charge properly or the device may turn off.
• F ree some memory by transferring files to a computer or deleting files from your device. • R estart the device. If you are still having trouble with the camera application after trying these tips, contact a Samsung Service Centre. Photo quality is poorer than the preview •...
• I f you are a Windows XP user, ensure that you have Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher installed on your computer. • E nsure that you have Samsung Kies or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on your computer.
Data stored on the device has been lost Always make backup copies of all important data stored on the device. Otherwise, you cannot restore data if it is corrupted or lost. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of data stored on the device.
Some content may differ from your device depending on the region, service provider, or software version, and is subject to change without prior notice. www.samsung.com English (EU). 07/2014. Rev.1.0...