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Indicator icons Google+ Using the touch screen Photos Control motions Palm motions Air Gesture Web & network Air View Internet Samsung Smart Pause Chrome Increasing touch screen sensitivity Bluetooth Activating Multi Window Screen Mirroring Notifications Samsung Link Home screen Group Play...
120 Maps YouTube Flipboard Settings Application & media stores 121 About Settings Play Store 121 CONNECTIONS Samsung Apps (GALAXY Apps) 125 MY DEVICE Play Books 136 ACCOUNTS Play Movies & TV 137 MORE Play Music 140 Google Settings Play Games...
Getting started Device layout Light sensor Proximity/Gesture sensor Noti cation light Front camera Earpiece Power button Touch screen Home button Back button Menu button Microphone Multipurpose jack Microphone for IrLED speakerphone Headset jack GPS antenna Rear camera Flash 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. •...
Getting started Buttons Button Function • P ress and hold to turn the device on or off. • P ress and hold for more than 7 seconds to reset the device if Power it has fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes. •...
• 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. • O nly microSIM cards work with the device. • S ome LTE services may not be available depending on the service provider. For details about service availability, contact your service provider.
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.
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 New text or multimedia message 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 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 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. Turning over Turn over the device to mute ringtone or pause media playback.
Basics Tilting Tap and hold two points on the screen, and then tilt the device back and forth to zoom in or out. 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 →...
Basics Covering Cover the screen with a palm to pause media playback. Air Gesture Use this feature to control functions without touching the screen. Before using this feature, make sure the air gesture feature is activated. On the Home screen, tap Apps →...
Basics Air browse Move your hand to the left or right across the sensor to browse images, songs, or memos. Air move Tap and hold an icon with one hand, and then move your other hand to the left or right across the sensor to move the icon to another location.
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. Samsung User Manual...
Basics Samsung Smart Pause Use this feature to pause videos when you look away from the screen. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → MY DEVICE → Smart screen, and then tick Smart pause. During video playback, look away from the screen to pause the video. To resume playback, look at the screen again.
Basics Activating Multi Window Use this feature to run multiple applications on the screen at the same time. • O nly applications on the Multi Window panel can run. • T his feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. To use Multi Window, on the Applications screen, tap Settings →...
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: • : Switch locations between Multi Window applications. • : Maximise the window to fit the screen. •...
Basics • S creen rotation: Allow or prevent the interface from rotating when you rotate the device. • B luetooth: Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth feature. • M obile data: Activate or deactivate the data connection. • M ulti window: Set to use Multi Window. •...
Basics Home screen The Home screen is the starting point to access all of the device’s features. It displays indicator icons, widgets, shortcuts to applications, and others. The Home screen can have multiple panels. To view other panels, scroll left or right. Rearranging items Adding an application icon On the Home screen, tap Apps, tap and hold an application icon, and then drag it into a panel...
Basics Setting wallpaper Set an image or photo stored in the device as wallpaper for the Home screen. On the Home screen, press the Menu button, and then tap Wallpapers. Scroll left or right and select from images displayed at the bottom of the screen. To select photos taken by the device’s camera or other images, tap From Gallery.
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.
Rearranging panels 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 (GALAXY Apps), to download and install applications. Uninstalling applications Press the Menu button, tap 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 Select keyboard, and then select the type of keyboard to use.
Basics Handwriting Tap and hold , tap , and then write a word with a finger. Suggested words appear as characters are entered. Select a suggested word. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Entering text by voice Activate the voice input feature and then speak into the microphone.
Basics Connecting to a Wi-Fi network Connect the device to a Wi-Fi network to use the Internet or share media files with other devices. (p. 121) Turning Wi-Fi on and off Open the notifications panel, and then tap Wi-Fi to turn it on or off. •...
Basics Setting up accounts Google applications, such as Play Store, require a Google account, and Samsung Apps (GALAXY Apps) requires a Samsung account. Create Google and Samsung accounts to have the best experience with the device. Adding accounts Follow the instructions that appear when opening a Google application without signing in to set up a Google account.
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 Securing the device Prevent others from using or accessing personal data and information stored in the device by using the security features. The device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it. Setting a pattern On the Applications screen, tap Settings → MY DEVICE → Lock screen → Screen lock → Pattern.
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 Adding contacts To add a phone number to the contacts list from the keypad, enter the number and tap Add to Contacts. Sending a message Press the Menu button, and then tap Send message to send a message to the number on display.
Communication Receiving calls Answering a call When a call comes in, drag outside the large circle. 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.
Communication Call forwarding The device can be set to send incoming calls to a specified number. Press the Menu button, tap Settings → Call → More settings → Call forwarding, and then select a call type and condition. Enter a number and tap ENABLE. Video calls Making a video call Enter the number or select a contact from the contacts list, and then tap...
Communication Contacts Use this application to manage contacts, including phone numbers, email addresses, and others. Tap Contacts on the Applications screen. Managing contacts Creating a contact and enter contact information. • : Add an image. • / : Add or delete a contact field. Editing a contact Select a contact to edit, and then tap Deleting a contact...
Moving contacts to Google Press the Menu button, and then tap Move device contacts to → Google. Moving contacts to Samsung Press the Menu button, and then tap Move device contacts to → Samsung account. Importing and exporting contacts Importing contacts Press the Menu button, and then tap Settings →...
Communication Sharing contacts Press the Menu button, tap Share name card, select contacts, tap DONE, and then select a sharing method. Favourite contacts Press the Menu button, and then take one of the following actions: • S earch: Search for contacts. •...
Communication Business card Create a business card and send it to others. Tap Set my profile, enter details, such as phone number, email address, and postal address, and then tap SAVE. If user information has been saved when you set up the device, select the business card, and then tap to edit.
Communication Sending scheduled messages While composing a message, press the Menu button, and then tap Schedule message. Set a time and date, and then tap DONE. The device will send the message at the specified time and date. • I f the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network, or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
Communication Email Use this application to send or view email messages. Tap Email on the Applications screen. Setting up email accounts Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time. Enter the email address and password. Tap NEXT for a private email account, such as Google Mail, or tap MANUAL SETUP for a company email account.
Communication Reading messages Select an email account to use, and new messages are retrieved. To manually retrieve new messages, tap Tap a message to read. Delete the message. Add this email address to the contacts list. Open attachments. Mark the message as a reminder. Forward the message.
Communication Sending messages In any mailbox, tap , enter recipients, a subject, and a message, and then tap to attach images, videos, music, and others. to add more recipients. Press the Menu button, and then tap Save draft to save the message for later delivery. Press the Menu button, and then tap Discard to start over.
Communication Labels Google Mail does not use actual folders, but uses labels instead. When Google Mail is launched, it displays messages labelled Inbox. Drag your finger downwards on the screen to manually retrieve new messages. to view messages in other labels. To add a label to a message, select the message, press the Menu button, tap Change labels, and then select the label to assign.
Communication Photos Use this application to view and share images or videos via Google’s social network services. Tap Photos on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Select one of the following categories: •...
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. Press the Menu button to share, save, or print the current webpage 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 History → History to open a webpage from the list of recently-visited webpages. To clear the history, press the Menu button, and then tap Clear history. 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.
• 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.
Internet. You can play and send multimedia files on your device to another device or web storage service. To use this application, you must sign in to your Samsung account and register two or more devices. The registration methods may vary depending on the device type.
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, select files, and then tap To register web storage services to the device, tap →...
Web & network Creating a group for Group Play When you create a Group Play session, other devices can join the session and share the content. When you use a password for a Group Play session, other devices must enter the password to join the session.
Web & network Using additional features in a Group Play session While sharing content with other devices, use the following features: • : Change the speaker settings for each connected device. • → : Adjust the volume. • → : Set the device to use all connected devices as stereo speakers.
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. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. 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. Search for other devices to play Adjust the volume. the le. Set the le as your favourite song.
Media To listen to songs at equal volume levels, press the Menu button, and then tap Settings → Smart volume. 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. 79) 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 • E raser: Use this to erase the movements of moving subjects in the background. to take a series of photos. The device erases traces of movement from a moving subject. To restore the original photo, tap , and then tap the highlighted area. To get the best shot, follow these tips.
Media Taking videos Taking a video to take a video. To pause recording, tap . To stop recording, tap While recording, use the following actions: • T o change the focus, tap where you want to focus. To focus on the centre of the screen, •...
Media Zooming in and out Use one of the following methods: • U se the Volume button to zoom in or out. • S pread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out. The zoom in/out effect is available when using the zoom feature while shooting video.
Media Configuring settings for Camera → to configure settings for Camera. Not all of the following options are available in both still camera and video camera modes. The available options vary depending on the mode used. • P hoto size / Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. But it takes up more memory.
Media • E xposure value: Change the exposure value. This determines how much light the camera’s sensor receives. For low-light situations, use a higher exposure. • G uidelines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects. • F lash: Activate or deactivate the flash. •...
Media Zooming in and out Use one of the following methods to zoom in an image: • D ouble-tap anywhere to zoom in. • S pread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in. Pinch to zoom out, or double-tap to return.
Media • P rint: Print the image by connecting the device to a printer. Some printers may not be compatible with the device. • R ename: Rename the file. • B uddy photo share: Send the image to a person whose face is tagged in the image. •...
Media Making image collages In a folder, press the Menu button, tap Select item, select two to four images by ticking, and then press the Menu button, and then tap Create collage. Select a style at the bottom of the screen, and then tap →...
Media Tagging faces Press the Menu button, tap 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 Story Album Use this application to create your own digital album to keep your stories by organising the images neatly and automatically. Tap Story Album on the Applications screen. Creating story albums Create story albums by selecting images from Gallery or images sorted by tag information. , and then select an option.
Media Creating albums by tag information Create albums by sorting photos by tag information, such as the location where an image was taken, subjects, or time. Tap By tag information, and then set the following tag options: • L ocation: Specify a location. The device sorts images from the location. To use location tags, activate the GPS tag setting in Camera before taking photos.
Media Editing images Tap the image of the page in an album. Delete the image. Add a caption. Send the image to others. Select among various effects that are available. Press the Menu button, and then use the following functions: •...
Media Creating albums with recommended photos When you take multiple photos in a location, the device suggests creating a new album based on the location. This feature helps you create photo albums conveniently when you have daily events or travel. Setting your home city Set your home city to let the device recognise whether you at home or travelling.
Media Video Use this application to play video files. Tap Video on the Applications screen. Avoid locking the device’s screen while playing a DivX Video-On-Demand. Each time you lock the screen while playing a DivX Video-On-Demand, one of your available rental counts is lost.
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 Flipboard Use this application to access your personalised magazines. Tap Flipboard on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. To start your Flipboard, flick up on the greeting page, select news topics, and then tap Build Your Flipboard.
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 (GALAXY Apps) Use this application to purchase and download dedicated Samsung applications. For more information, visit apps.samsung.com . Tap Samsung Apps (GALAXY Apps) on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Application & media stores Play Movies & TV Use this application to watch, download, and rent movies or TV shows. Tap Play Movies & TV on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Play Music Use this application to listen to music from the device or stream music from the Google cloud service.
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 To change the order of memos, press the Menu button, and then tap Change order. To move memos to another folder, press the Menu button, and then tap Move. To copy memos, press the Menu button, and then tap Copy. To change the S Memo settings, press the Menu button, and then tap Settings.
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 Attaching memos to a date Tap and hold a date to select it and the memo pad appears. Syncing with Google Calendar On the Applications screen, tap Settings → ACCOUNTS → Google under My accounts → a Google account → Sync Calendar. To manually sync for updating, on the Applications screen, tap S Planner, press the Menu button, and then tap Sync now.
Utilities Searching for events Press the Menu button, tap Search, and then enter a keyword to search for. To view today’s events, tap TODAY at the top of the screen. Deleting events Select an event, and then tap Sharing events Select an event, tap , and then select a sharing method.
Utilities Cloud Use this feature to sync files or back up 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 Drive Use this application to save and share files with others via the Google Drive service by selecting files from the device, or creating or scanning documents. When you save files to Google Drive, your device automatically syncs with the web server and any other computers that have Google Drive installed.
Utilities Clock Use this application to set alarms, check the time of many major cities 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 , set a time for the alarm to go off, select days for the alarm to repeat, and then tap...
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 , 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 rotation is disabled, press the Menu button, and then tap Scientific calculator. To see calculation history, tap to hide the keypad.
Utilities To edit the profile, press the Menu button, tap Settings → Edit profile. Based on your physical statistics, the device calculates your basal metabolic rate (BMR) and recommends a daily caloric intake. The recommendation may not be accurate for all ages, body compositions, or nutritional needs. Checking your health information View your information on the S Health home screen.
Utilities Using the Walking mate Set a target number of steps and track your daily steps and burned calories. → Pedometer. On the S Health home screen, tap View the logs of your daily steps. Access the S Health menu View and manage accessory screen.
Utilities Using the Exercise mate Set an exercise goal and monitor your calories burned. → Exercise. On the S Health home screen, tap View the logs of your daily exercise. Access the S Health menu screen. View exercise records on a graph.
Utilities To set an exercise goal and start exercising, tap SET WORKOUT GOAL. Set details, such as exercise type or goal, and then tap START. View a map of places you have exercised. Move to the previous screen. View and manage accessory device connections.
Utilities Using the Food tracker Set a calorie goal and record your daily caloric intake. → Food. On the S Health home screen, tap View the logs of your daily caloric intake. Access the S Health menu screen. Move to a specific date of caloric intake records.
Utilities Managing weight Record your weight changes and manage the weight data. → Weight. On the S Health home screen, tap View the logs of your daily weight. Access the S Health menu View and manage accessory screen. device connections. Move to a specific date of weight data records.
• E dit profile: Edit your physical statistics. • A ccounts: Manage S Health data by signing in to your Samsung account. • P assword: Set a PIN to lock or unlock S Health. • U nit settings: Set unit options.
Utilities S Translator Use this application to translate text into other languages. Tap S Translator on the Applications screen. Using S Translator Set the source and target languages, enter text in the input field, and then tap To add a language pair to your favourites list, tap To send a language pair to others, tap .
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. Recording elapsed time Start recording.
Utilities Playing voice memos Select a voice memo to play. • : Trim the voice memo. • : Adjust the playback speed. • : Pause playback. • / : Skip 60 seconds backwards or forwards. • : Skip to the previous or next voice memo. To send a voice memo to others, press the Menu button, tap Share via, and then select a sharing method.
Utilities S Voice Use this application to command the device by voice to dial a number, send a message, write a memo, and more. Tap S Voice on the Applications screen. Alternatively, press the Home button twice. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Here are several examples of spoken commands: •...
Utilities Google Use this application to search not only the Internet, but also applications and their contents on the device as well. Tap Google on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Searching the device Tap the search field, and then enter a keyword.
Utilities Voice Search Use this application to search webpages by speaking. Tap Voice Search on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Speak a keyword or phrase when Speak now appears on the screen. My Files Use this application to access all kinds of files stored in the device, including images, videos, songs, and sound clips.
Utilities Downloads Use this application to see what files are downloaded through the applications. Tap Downloads on the Applications screen. This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider. Select a file to open it with an appropriate application. To sort the files by size, tap SORT BY SIZE.
Utilities Scanning text Aim the pointer at an image, document, or QR code. • T ext: View the definition of extracted words. • B usiness cards: Make calls or send messages from the scanned contact information. • Q R codes: View information for QR codes. •...
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. On the Settings screen, tap CONNECTIONS → Wi-Fi, press the Menu button, tap Advanced, and then 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 • M obile hotspots: Select Wi-Fi hotspots to prevent applications that are running in the background from using them. • A uto-sync data: Set the device to sync contact, calendar, email, bookmark, and social network image data automatically. More networks Customise settings to control networks.
Settings Tethering and Mobile 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 Nearby devices • C ontent to share: Set the device to share your content with other devices. • A llowed devices: View the list of devices that can access your device. • D enied devices: View the list of devices that are blocked from accessing your device. •...
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 • F ont style: Change the font type for display text. • F ont size: Change the font size. • D isplay battery percentage: Set the device to display the remaining battery life. • E dit after screen capture: Set the device to edit the screenshot after capturing it. •...
Settings Easy mode Select a Home screen mode (standard or easy). Call Customise the settings for calling features. • C all rejection: Reject calls from specified phone numbers automatically. Add phone numbers to the reject list. • R ejection messages: Add or edit the message sent when you reject a call. •...
Settings • C all accessories: – Automatic answering: Set the device to answer automatically after a specified period (available only when a headset is connected). – Automatic answering timer: Select the length of time that the device waits before answering calls.
Settings • P ersonalise call sound: Select a type of call sound to use with a headset. • N oise reduction: Set the device to remove background noise so that the other party can hear you more clearly. •...
Settings Power saving mode Activate power-saving mode and change the settings for power-saving mode. • C PU performance: Set the device to limit some system resource usage. • S creen output: Set the device to decrease the brightness of the display. •...
• 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. • R eset settings: Reset Samsung keyboard settings.
Settings Google voice typing Change the voice input settings. • 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 Text-to-speech options • P referred TTS engine: Select a speech synthesis engine. To change the settings for speech synthesis engines, tap • S peech rate: Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature. • L isten to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an example. •...
Settings • 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. – Smart alert: Set the device to alert you if you have missed calls or new messages when you pick up the device.
• S ound and vibration feedback: Set the device to sound and vibrate when pointing at items with your finger. Voice control Change settings to control options by voice commands. ACCOUNTS Add account Add email or SNS accounts. Cloud Change settings for syncing data or files with your Samsung account or Dropbox cloud storage.
Settings 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. • B ackup account: Set up or edit your Google backup account. •...
• 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 • S end security reports: Set the device to send security reports automatically when the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network. • S torage type: Set a storage type for credential files. • T rusted credentials: Use certificates and credentials to ensure secure use of various applications.
Settings Date and time Access and alter the following settings to control how the device displays the time and date. If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from the device, the time and date is reset. • A utomatic date and time: Automatically update the time and date when moving across time zones.
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). 03/2015. Rev.1.0...