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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.

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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.
  • 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 THERETO. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO CREATE AN EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT. IN ADDITION, SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE PURCHASE OR USE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING FROM THE BREACH OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY, INCLUDING INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR BENEFITS.
  • Page 4 Internet Address: http://www.samsung.com ©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: www.samsung.com/us/support...
  • Page 5 ® ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX Certified device must be registered in order to play purchased DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) movies. To obtain your registration code, locate the DivX VOD section in your device setup menu (tap Applications > Settings > About phone > Legal information > License settings > DivX® VOD > Register). Go to vod.divx.com for more information on how to complete your registration.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Mounting the SD Card ......43 Creating a Samsung Account ....20 Unmounting the Memory Card .
  • Page 7 YouTube ....... . 105 Samsung Keyboard Settings ....75 Section 9: Applications and Widgets ..
  • Page 8 Battery Use and Safety ..... . 217 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ..219 UL Certified Travel Charger .
  • Page 9: Section 1: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started This section allows you to quickly start using the Samsung Note: Instructions in this manual are based on default settings, SCH-R530 phone by installing the SIM and microSD cards, and may vary from your phone, depending on the...
  • Page 10: 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 11: Removing The Battery Cover

    Removing the Battery Cover 1. Locate the cover removal opening (1). 2. Place your fingernail in the opening and pry the cover away from the device (2). Caution! Do not bend or twist the back cover excessively. Doing so may damage the cover.
  • Page 12: Replacing The Battery Cover

    Replacing the Battery Cover Installing the SIM Card When you subscribe to a 4G LTE cellular network, you are Align the cover (1) and press it firmly into place (2), provided with a plug-in SIM card loaded with your ensuring that the cover snaps into place at the corners. subscription details, such as your PIN, available optional services, and many other features.
  • Page 13: Removing The Sim Card

    Removing the SIM Card 4. Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card socket (as shown) until the card locks into place. 1. Remove the battery cover. 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 14: Installing A Memory Card

    Installing a Memory Card Important! Be sure to align the gold contact pins on the This phone lets you install an optional microSD (SD) or memory card with the phone’s contacts. microSDHC memory card to expand available memory to store images, videos, music, applications, and data. 1. Remove the battery cover.
  • Page 15: Removing A Memory Card

    3. Firmly press the Memory card into the slot and carefully release it. The card should pop partially out of the slot. Warning! Use only Samsung-approved charging devices and batteries. Samsung accessories are designed to 4. Remove the card from the slot.
  • Page 16: Battery Indicator

    Battery Indicator Removing the Battery 1. Remove the battery cover. See “Removing the Battery The battery icon in the Status bar shows the battery power level. Two to three minutes before the battery Cover” on page 6. becomes too low to operate the phone, the empty battery 2. Lift the battery up using the slot provided (1).
  • Page 17 Use only approved batteries and Note: This illustration displays both the correct and incorrect chargers. Ask your local Samsung dealer for further details. orientation for connecting the USB cable. Failure to connect the USB cable correctly may damage the Before using the phone for the first time, you must fully accessory port and void the phone’s warranty.
  • Page 18: Turning The Phone On

    Warning! While the device is charging, if the touch screen does not function due to an unstable power supply, unplug the USB power adapter from the power outlet or unplug the USB cable from the device. 4. When charging is finished, first unplug the charger’s power plug from the AC wall outlet, and then disconnect the USB cable connector from the device.
  • Page 19: Turning The Phone Off

    Unlocking the Phone Turning the Phone Off 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. Touch OK at the prompt.
  • Page 20: Setting Up Your Phone

    Setting Up Your Phone Wi-Fi Make sure the Wi-Fi OFF / ON icon is set to ON, and choose When you first turn on the phone, you are asked to set up a one of the following options: few things. To do that, the following screens display. Touch Skip to skip some screens, or touch Back to redisplay them.
  • Page 21 Got Google? Respond to the “Do you have a Google Account?” as follows: 1. Touch Yes if you already have a Google Account. The To use all of the Android features of your phone, you need to Sign in screen displays. ™...
  • Page 22: Setup Complete

    Entertainment Google and Location Sign up for Google Wallet—a fast, easy, and safe way to pay Enable the desired settings related to location for purchases in the Google Play Store and other sites. information, then touch to continue. This Phone Belongs To... (This screen displays only when you are signed in to your Google Account.) To personalize the phone with your name:...
  • Page 23: Free Dropbox Account

    Free Dropbox Account Voicemail Dropbox is a cloud file storage subscription service. Using a All unanswered calls to the phone are sent to voicemail, even Dropbox account, you can save files and access them with if the phone is turned off. Set up your voicemail and personal multiple devices from multiple locations.
  • Page 24: Your Google Account

    Your Google Account Resetting Your Google Account Password A Google Account password is required for Google Your new phone uses your Google Account to fully utilize its applications. If you misplace or forget your Google Account Android features, including Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, password, follow these instructions to reset it: and Google Play.
  • Page 25: Creating A Samsung Account

    Creating a Samsung Account Roaming An active Samsung account is required to use applications When you travel outside your home network’s coverage area, such as AllShare Play and Media Hub. your phone can roam to acquire service on other compatible digital networks.
  • Page 26: Securing Your Phone

    Securing Your Phone Unlocking the Phone For information on unlocking your phone, see “Unlocking the By default, the phone locks automatically when the screen Phone” on page 14. times out, or you can lock the phone manually. You can Unlocking with a Personal Screen Unlock Pattern unlock the phone using one of the default Unlock screens.
  • Page 27: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone

    Section 2: Understanding Your Phone Features • Messaging Services – Text Messaging • 4.8-inch 1280x720 Super AMOLED HD touch screen – Picture Messaging • CDMA 1X/EV-DO Rev-A /LTE Wireless Technology – Video Messaging • 1.5 gigahertz dual-core processor – Voice Messaging •...
  • Page 28: 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: Press 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 29: Side Views

    Side Views 1. Volume Key: From the Home screen, touch 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 30: 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 31: 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 32: Motions

    Motions Pinch Finger Motions Using two fingers, make a pinch motion on the screen. 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 33 • • Double tap to top: When this option is set to On, a double tap on Tilt to zoom: When this option is set to On, touching and holding the top of the phone takes you to the top of the list. with your thumbs on the screen while in Gallery or Internet, then tilting the phone forward and back, causes the screen to zoom in or out.
  • Page 34 • Pan to move icon: When this option is set to On, touching and holding on the screen, then moving the phone in a side-to-side motion, moves a highlighted icon to a new location on the Home screen. • Pan to browse images: When this option is set to On, moving the phone in a panning motion while viewing an image moves focus around in the image.
  • Page 35: Hand Motions

    Hand Motions • Palm touch to mute/pause: When this option is set to On, covering the screen with your hand mutes or pauses media playback. Use your hand to swipe across the screen, or cover the screen. • Palm swipe to capture: When this option is set to On, swiping the screen with the side of your hand (left to right, or right to left) captures a screen shot.
  • Page 36: Multi Window

    Multi Window To activate Multi window via the Back Key: 1. Press and hold Back. The Multi window tab This feature allows you to run multiple applications on the appears (by default) on the left side of the screen. current screen at the same time. Note: Initially open activation, the entire apps panel is briefly Note: Only applications found within the Multi window panel displayed, then minimized to only show the tab.
  • Page 37 Repositioning the Multi Window The Multi window contains two components: tab and apps panel. The tab can be manually moved across the screen. The apps panel (containing the scrollable apps) can be relocated to lock onto the different sides of the screen (top/bottom/left/right).
  • Page 38: Notifications

    Notifications The Notification area indicates new message events (data sync status, new messages, calendar events, call status, etc). You can expand this area to reveal the Notifications screen that provides more detailed information about the current on-screen notification icons. Opening the Notifications Screen 1. In a single motion, touch and drag the Status bar down to the bottom of the screen to display notifications.
  • Page 39: Quick Settings Menu

    Quick Settings Menu • Power saving: Enable or disable Power saving mode. For more information, refer to “Power Saving Mode” on page 176. Use settings at the top of Notifications to control popular • Allshare Cast: Enable or disable Allshare Cast sharing of screens settings.
  • Page 40: 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 36. 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 41: Status Bar Icons

    Status Bar Icons GPS Location Active: One or more GPS location The Status bar shows network and battery status and other services are currently active. See“Location Services” details. on page 179. Missing SIM: No LTE SIM is installed. Airplane Mode Active: All wireless communications are disabled.
  • Page 42: Extended Home Screen

    Silent Mode: All sounds except media and alarms are Wi-Fi Action Needed: Action is needed to connect to silenced, and Vibrate is not active. Wi-Fi network. For more information about configuring Wi-Fi, see “Wi-Fi Settings” on page 154. Mute: Voice or playback volume is muted. TTY: TTY Mode is active.
  • Page 43: Customizing The Home Screen

    Customizing the Home Screen Adding and Removing Home Screen Panels Your phone comes with 7 Home screen panels. You can Customize the Home screen to suit your preferences. customize the Home screen to include up to the seven • Add Apps and Widgets: For more information, see “Adding an default panels and set one panel as Home.
  • Page 44: Primary Shortcuts

    Primary Shortcuts Widgets Primary shortcuts display at the bottom of the display. You Widgets are self-contained applications that you can place can edit the Primary shortcuts, except for Apps. on the Home screen for quick, direct access. Editing the Primary Shortcuts Adding Widgets to the Home Screen 1. From the Home screen, swipe to a Home screen panel.
  • Page 45: Shortcuts

    Shortcuts Move and Delete Items Use Application shortcuts to launch applications from the Touch and hold the item you want to move or delete Home screen. Your phone comes with application shortcuts and drag it to another location or to the Trash Can icon already placed on the Home screen, and you can add your at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 46: Wallpaper

    Wallpaper Apps Choose a picture to display in the background of the Home Apps holds all applications installed on your phone. screen. You can choose from pre-loaded wallpaper images or Applications that you download and install from the select a picture that you have taken with the Camera or Google Play Store or from the web are also added to Apps.
  • Page 47 Customizing the Apps Screens – Drag it to to launch Application manager to view information Choosing a View about the application. For more information, refer to “Application Manager” on page 178. By default, application icons display in Grid view. You can –...
  • Page 48: 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 49: Sd Card Available Memory Status

    SD Card Available Memory Status Formatting a Memory Card To view the memory allocation for the external SD card: Use the Erase SD card setting to remove all content from an installed memory card. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu Settings 1.
  • Page 50: Section 4: Accounts And Contacts

    Your phone provides the ability to synchronize information, settings. from a variety of accounts, including Email, Facebook, Google, and your Samsung account. Depending on the For information about setting up other, non-synchronized account, you can choose to synchronize your calendar, email accounts, see “Configuring Email Accounts”...
  • Page 51 Controlling Synchronization • Sync Google Play Movies & TV You can choose to have your phone automatically • Sync Google Play Music synchronize with your accounts, or manually synchronize • Sync Internet each account when you want to check messages. •...
  • Page 52: Managing Accounts

    Managing Accounts Google Account Privacy Settings 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu, then touch Personalize the Privacy settings for Google Accounts: Settings. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu, then touch 2. Touch an account to manage. Settings. 3. Under Common settings/General settings, touch 2. Under Accounts, touch Google.
  • Page 53: Contacts

    To access Contacts: Add contact. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. If you have a defined account (Google, Samsung, and so on): Contact tips: A the Save contact to pop-up display, select Phone or the • Swipe your finger left-to-right across a contact to make a call to account to receive the new Contact entry.
  • Page 54 Google: Save to your Google Account. Anniversary, Other, or Custom to create a new label. – Samsung account: Save to your Samsung account. 9. Touch Groups to assign the contact to a group. For more – Add new account: Allows you to add a new account.
  • Page 55: Updating Contacts

    Updating Contacts Creating Contacts from Recent Calls Save a phone number from a recent call to create a new Make changes to update an existing contact. contact, or update an existing contact. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. For more information, refer to “Creating or Updating Contacts 2.
  • Page 56: Contacts Settings

    Contacts Settings Updating Contacts from Recent Calls Save a phone number from a recent call to create a new 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. contact, or update an existing contact. 2. Touch Menu, then touch Settings. For more information, refer to “Creating or Updating Contacts 3.
  • Page 57 Other Contacts Options • Print contact info: Print the namecard using Bluetooth to a compatible Samsung Bluetooth-enabled printer. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. • Add shortcut to Home: Add shortcut to this contact to 2. Touch a contact to display it, then touch Menu to Home screen.
  • Page 58 Joining Contacts 5. To join another contact, touch the Connection field. The Joined contact screen displays. Your phone can synchronize with multiple accounts, including Google, Corporate, and other providers, plus social Touch Join another contact. A list of available contacts networking sites like Facebook.
  • Page 59 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 60 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 61 Editing a Group Adding Contacts to a Group 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts Groups. Groups. Touch a Group to display it. 2. Touch a Group to display it, then touch Touch Menu Edit, then update information for 3. Touch contact(s) to mark them for addition, or touch...
  • Page 62: Speed Dials

    Speed Dials Sending a Message to Group Members Create a new text or email message, addressed to the Speed dials are 1-, 2-, or 3-digit shortcuts (1 to 100) you group’s members. assign to contacts, to allow you to quickly call the contact. 1.
  • Page 63: 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. Enter the digits of the of the telephone number using or speed dial.
  • Page 64 Contacts. 3. The first time you access S Voice, follow the prompts to – or – confirm the Samsung Disclaimer and Terms of service. From the Phone Keypad screen, touch Contacts. 4. Read the About S Voice screen and follow the prompts.
  • Page 65: Multi-party Calling

    Making Calls Using Favorites Multi-Party Calling Favorites are contacts that you designate as favorites by Use multi-party call features to set up a call between multiple starring them. (For more information about creating favorites, callers, such as for a conference call. see “Favorites”...
  • Page 66: 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 67: Ending A Call

    Options During a Call Ending a Call While in a call, you can use these features: • Add call: Display the Dialer to set up a multi-party call. Touch • Keypad: Display a keypad to enter numbers. • End call: End the phone call. •...
  • Page 68: Recent Calls

    Recent Calls Sending Messages Using Recent Calls 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone When you place, answer, or miss a call, a record of the call is Recent to display recent calls. saved in Recent calls. Accessing Recent Calls 2. Swipe your finger from right to left across any call to send a message.
  • Page 69: Managing Recent Calls

    Managing Recent Calls Viewing Call Durations Deleting Records View the length of the Last call, all Dialed calls, all Received calls, or All calls. 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone Recent to display recent calls. Recent to display recent calls.
  • Page 70: Call Settings

    Call Settings Set Reject 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 71: Ringtones And Keypad Tones

    Ringtones and Keypad Tones Call Alerts Select incoming call ringtone and vibration, and enable or Set options for sounds and vibrations to occur during calls. disable call vibration and keypad tones. From the Call Settings screen, touch Call alert. The From the Call Settings screen, touch Ringtones and following options are available: keypad tones.
  • Page 72: Accessory Settings For Call

    Call Answering/Ending Accessory Settings for Call Manage settings for answering and ending calls. Configure headset options for calls. From the Call Settings screen, touch Call answering/ From the Call Settings screen, touch Accessory settings ending. Configure the following options: for call. The following options are available: •...
  • Page 73 My 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 My call sound.
  • Page 74: Other Call Settings

    Voicemail Other Call Settings From the Call Settings screen, under Other call settings, Configure options for voicemail. and configure the following options: From the Call Settings screen, under Voicemail, the • TTY mode: Choose a TTY mode to enable TTY mode, for use following options are available: with optional TTY equipment.
  • Page 75: Section 6: Entering Text

    Text Input Methods There are three text input methods available: Shift • Delete Samsung keyboard (default): Samsung’s on-screen QWERTY keyboard is used in both portrait and landscape orientation. • Google voice typing: Enter text by speaking. Space Bar...
  • Page 76: Using Abc Mode

    Changing the Text Input Mode Keyboard Using ABC Mode 1. If desired, rotate the phone counterclockwise to a There are two main keyboard layout keys that will change the on-screen keys in the QWERTY keyboard. Landscape orientation. The available Text Input modes are: Sym and Abc. 2. When you touch the Enter message field, the following screen displays: Symbol/Numeric Mode: Activate the number,...
  • Page 77: Predictive Text

    Settings Language and input. screen displays: 2. Tap the icon next to Samsung keyboard. 3. Tap the ON/OFF slider, located to the right of the Predictive text field, to 4. In the text portion of the message screen, begin typing a word.
  • Page 78: Entering Text Using Handwriting

    You can print or use cursive. You can write out the entire message using the Handwriting feature or tap to switch back to Note: You can also use Predictive Text mode in the portrait Samsung keyboard mode. orientation. Entering Text...
  • Page 79: Using The Google Voice Typing Feature

    Using the Google Voice Typing Feature You can use your voice to enter text using the Google voice typing feature. 1. From the keyboard, touch the top of the screen and drag it down to display your notification panel. 2. Tap Choose input method. 3. Tap Google voice typing.
  • Page 80: 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 81: 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: •...
  • Page 82 – 3. If adding a recipient from either Groups, Favorites, Add slide / Remove slide: Add or remove a slide. Slides hold Contacts, or Recent, tap the contact (a check mark pictures or other media (adding a slide converts the message indicates selection), and tap Done.
  • Page 83: Managing Messages

    Managing Messages • Locked messages: Displays list of messages that were locked. Messages that you send and receive to the same contact, number, or address are grouped together as a • Spam messages: Displays a list of spam messages. “conversation.” Threads allow you to see all the messages •...
  • Page 84 General settings: Multimedia message (MMS) settings: • Delete old messages: When enabled, messages are • Delivery reports: When enabled, you receive a delivery report automatically erased when storage reaches default limits. for multimedia messages that you send. When disabled, the phone prompts you to delete old messages •...
  • Page 85 Emergency message settings: Signature settings: • Emergency Alerts: This device is designed to receive Wireless • Add signature: Adds a signature to outgoing messages. Emergency Alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alert Service • Signature text: Enter the text for your message signature. (CMAS), including Presidential Alerts, Imminent Alerts (Severe Spam message settings: or Extreme), and AMBER Alerts (missing persons).
  • Page 86: Emergency Alerts

    Emergency Alerts Email This device is designed to receive Wireless Emergency Alerts Send and receive email using popular email services. Configuring Email Accounts from the Commercial Mobile Alert Service (CMAS). Emergency Alerts are geographically-targeted and alert You can configure Email for most accounts in just a few customers of imminent threats to their safety within their steps.
  • Page 87: Composing And Sending Email

    Composing and Sending Email Managing Emails Refreshing Your Email Account 1. From the Home screen, select Apps Email Compose. Refresh your account to update the phone from the servers. 2. Touch fields to enter recipients and the email text. 1. From the Home screen, select Apps Email.
  • Page 88: 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 2. Touch Refresh. Gmail.
  • Page 89: Google Talk

    Google Talk Google+ Google Talk is a free Windows- and web-based application Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a for instant messaging offered by Google. Conversation logs lot easier. Set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream to get are automatically saved to a Chats area in your Gmail updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast messaging account.
  • Page 90: Messenger

    Messenger 6. In the bottom message field, enter a message then touch Messenger allows you to bring groups of friends together into 7. From the Messenger screen, tap Learn more for more a simple group conversation. When you get a new conversation in Messenger, Google+ sends an update to the detailed information.
  • Page 91 5. Tap List to display a list of all your voice recordings. • Settings: The following settings are available: – 6. Tap a voice recording to play it. Storage: Select where your recordings are saved. Selections are Phone or Memory card. 7.
  • Page 92: 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 93: Music Player

    Music Player The Music Player is an application that can play music files. Volume The music player supports files with extensions AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, and WMA. Launch the Music Player to navigate through your music library, play songs, and create playlists (music files bigger than 300 KB display).
  • Page 94 The following Music Player controls are available: SoundAlive: Set a style of equalization such as Normal, Pop, Rock, Jazz, Dance, Classic, etc. Pause the song. Music List: Return to the current playlist. Start the song after pausing. Now Playing: Display the Music player screen Press and hold to rewind the song.
  • Page 95: Music Player Options

    Music Player Options Music Square To access additional options, follow these steps: Music square analyzes your music files (a minimum of 25 files) and assigns them to playlists linked to buttons in a 5x5 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps matrix according to the following criteria: Music Player.
  • Page 96: Music Player Settings

    Music Player Settings 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Music Player. The Music Player Settings menu allows you to set 2. Touch the Music square tab. preferences for the music player such as whether you want the music to play in the background, sound effects, and how –...
  • Page 97: Using Playlists

    Using Playlists Adding Music to a Playlist To add files to the playlist: Playlists are used to assign songs to a list of preferred media that can then be grouped into a list for later playback. These 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Playlists are created using either the handset’s Music Player Music Player.
  • Page 98: Setting A Song As A Ringtone

    Setting a Song as a Ringtone Editing a Playlist Name Besides adding and removing music files in a playlist, you You can set a song as a ringtone for all voice calls, for calls can also rename the playlist. from an individual contact, or as an alarm tone. To edit a playlist: 1.
  • Page 99: 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—on a phone, phone, technology, travel, fashion, sports, photography, and more.
  • Page 100: 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 101: Video Player

    Video Player Pop-up Player: The video plays in a small window so you can use the phone for other purposes Video Player identifies and plays video files (3GP or MP4) while watching the video from the front screen stored on the phone or on an optional microSD Memory card. instead of in the player.
  • Page 102: Camera

    Camera Taking Pictures 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Camera. Use the phone’s built-in Camera to take pictures and record video. 2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your picture by aiming the lens at the subject. From the Home screen, touch Apps •...
  • Page 103: Camera Options

    5. Touch Menu to access added options: Slideshow, • Panorama: Take a landscape photo by Face tag, Tag buddy, Add weather tag, Copy to clipboard, taking an initial photo and then adding Rotate left, Rotate right, Crop, Edit, Set as (Contact additional images to the initial photo.
  • Page 104 • Color effects: Choose color theme for the photo: Exposure value: Adjust the picture Negative, Sepia, Black and white, Cartoonify, brightness level by moving the slider. Washed out, Red-yellow point, Blue point, Green • Focus mode: Choose a type of automatic point, Solarize, Posterize, Warm vintage, Cold focus.
  • Page 105: 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 106: Capturing Video

    Capturing Video 7. While viewing the video, use these options: 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Pinch the screen to zoom in or out, or double- Camera Mode. touch to zoom all the way in or out. 2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your shot Play to review the video.
  • Page 107: Camcorder Options

    Camcorder Options Settings Configure the camcorder. • Edit shortcuts: Select which function 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps shortcuts display in the function menu. Camera Mode. • GPS tag: Add GPS location information to these options to configure the camcorder: video details.
  • Page 108: Gallery

    Gallery • Anti-Shake: Minimize the effect of camcorder movement. The Gallery is where you view photos and videos. For photos, • you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a slideshow, Contextual filename: Allows you to set the set photos as wallpaper or contact image, and share as a video file name to a name describing the picture message.
  • Page 109: Viewing Pictures

    • Set as: Assign the picture as a Contact photo, or as wallpaper. • Buddy photo share: Send the picture to the Contacts whose Contact photos match faces in the picture. • Print: Print the picture using Wi-Fi to a compatible Samsung printer. • Rename: Change the picture’s filename.
  • Page 110: Youtube

    Viewing Videos 4. Touch Menu for the following additional options: • Slideshow: View a slideshow of your photos and videos. 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Gallery, and select an album. A matrix or list of available videos • Tag buddy: When enabled, adds Weather, Location, and Date displays.
  • Page 111: 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 112: Applications List

    Applications List Moving Application icons 4G Mobile Hotspot With the Apps screen in Customizable grid view, you can arrange the application icons to suit yourself. The 4G Mobile Hotspot application turns your phone into an 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu Edit.
  • Page 113: Allshare Play

    AllShare Play 4. Touch Create new account, if you have not set up a Samsung account, or touch Sign in, if you have already AllShare Play allows the phone to download or stream set up a Samsung account. photos, music, and videos to other Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified devices from its memory, and from 5. Touch Start.
  • Page 114 • Lock AllShare Play: When enabled, restricts access to AllShare Play by requiring a user enter the currently active and associated Samsung account password. • Language: Select the display language used by AllShare Play. • About service: Displays AllShare Play version information.
  • Page 115 AppStore Calendar The metroPCS App Store offers Games, apps to personalize Record events and appointments to manage your schedule. the phone, applications, and more. Tip: A Calendar widget is available in Widgets. For more Note: You must have a metroPCS account to use the information about placing widgets on the Home screen, AppsStore application.
  • Page 116 Customizing the Calendar • List: Display only event and task names and dates for a selected year. Touch a year at the bottom of the screen to 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps display another year. Touch a date to hide or show the Calendar.
  • Page 117: Sending Events

    Creating an Event or Task • Event notification: – 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Set alerts & notifications: Choose Alert to receive alerts, Calendar. Status bar notification to display notifications in the Status bar, or Off for no notifications or alerts. 2. Tap Add event / Add Task, fill in and select the information for this event or task, and then touch Save.
  • Page 118 Camera Clock From the Home screen, touch Apps Clock. Use the phone’s built-in Camera to take pictures and record video. The Clock application includes these features: • Alarm clock: Create alarms to go off once, or to repeat. From the Home screen, touch Apps Camera.
  • Page 119 Downloads Email View and manage files and other items you download to the Send and receive email using popular email services. For phone. more information, see “Email” on page 81. 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps From the Home screen, select Apps Email.
  • Page 120: Game Hub

    Game Hub Home screen. For more information Widgets, see “Widgets” on page 39. Provides a premium one-stop service center that let’s you play, connect, and share games on compatible Samsung 1. From the Home screen, touch the Google Widget. Android devices.
  • Page 121: Group Play

    Google+ Help Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a Use Help to read or view brief instructions or videos on how lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream to use the features and settings available with the phone. to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps...
  • Page 122 Kies Air M Studio Lets you wirelessly synchronize files on the phone (in mass Use M Studio (Metrostudio) to download, store, and organize storage and on a memory card) with files on your Windows video, music, ring tones, and ringback tones. PC, provided they are both on the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 123 Navigating the Map • Search all Content: Search for video, music, ringtones, and ringback tones. Zooming • • Downloads: View a list of pending downloads. Double-tap on the screen to zoom in. • • My Account: View your account balance and learn how to add Touch Zoom in or Zoom out.
  • Page 124 3. To browse content, touch the Home, Movies, and/or TV Shows tabs. Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie and TV content. With hundreds of titles available at your 4. To view content you’ve already purchased or rented, fingertips, entertaining on the go has never been easier.
  • Page 125: Metropcs Easy Wifi

    1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Music Hub. More services. 2. Touch Start to log in or create a Samsung account. 2. Follow the on-screen instructions. 3. Browse content, then follow the prompts to buy or rent.
  • Page 126 Music Player My Files The Music Player is an application that can play music files. Find, view and manage files stored on an installed memory The music player supports files with extensions AAC, AAC+, card. If the file is associated with an application on the eAAC+, MP3, and WMA.
  • Page 127 myMetro Navigation Use myMetro to view your account balance, make payments, Use Google Navigation to search for locations, and get turn­ view your rate plan and features, and access your account by-turn directions. settings. Note: You must enable location services to use Navigation, 1.
  • Page 128: Play Books

    Play Books Play Movies & TV Google Books is now Google Play Books. With Google Play With Google Play Movies & TV, you can rent or purchase Books, you can shop the world's largest selection of ebooks thousands of movies and TV shows. You can watch instantly and read them anywhere you like—on a phone, phone, or download your movie or TV show for offline viewing at a e-reader, or the Web.
  • Page 129: Play Store

    Play Store S Memo Discover the Google Play Store, where all your favorite The S Memo application allows you to create memos using books, movies, apps, and games are all in one place that’s the keypad, your finger, or both. You can add images, accessible from the Web and your Android device.
  • Page 130 The icons that you see displayed on the screen are described Toolbar in the following table: Add Title Secondary Add a new memo. Toolbar Writing Show/Hide Change the view mode. Secondary Modes Toolbar Add free-format drawing. Writing area Display the keypad to add text. Add Page Erase marks and drawings.
  • Page 131 • Lock: Lock an email by using a PIN number. • Set as: Set a memo as a contact icon, Home screen wallpaper, Lock screen wallpaper, or Home and lock screens. • Print: Print the screen or web page on a Samsung printer using Wi-Fi.
  • Page 132 Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be From the Home screen, press Home twice in logged in to your Samsung account application. quick succession. 2. Read the Samsung Disclaimer then touch Confirm to 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps continue. S Suggest.
  • Page 133: Samsung Apps

    Apps Settings. Samsung Apps Talk With Samsung Apps, you can easily download an abundance Google Talk is a free Windows- and web-based application of applications to your device. These include games, news, for instant messaging offered by Google. Conversation logs reference, social networking, navigation, and more.
  • Page 134: Google Settings

    Video Player Google Settings Video Player identifies and plays video files (3GP or MP4) Google Settings allows you to put your favorite Google stored on the phone or on an optional microSD Memory card. settings into the notification bar so you can quickly toggle them.
  • Page 135: Accessing Widgets

    Accessing Widgets Widgets List 1. Press Home, then sweep your finger right or left The following widgets are available for executing on your to scroll to a particular Home screen panel. Home screen: • Alarm 2 x 1: Add, view, and manage alarms you set using this 2. Touch Apps, then the Widgets tab.
  • Page 136 • • Calendar (tasks) 4 x 4: View and access your tasks scheduled Dual clock (digital) 2 x 2: View digital clock-calendar displays for today. for two selected locations. • • Clock (digital) 4 x 1: View a digital clock-calendar. Dual clock (digital) 4 x 2: View digital clock-calendar displays for two selected locations.
  • Page 137 • • Google Play Books 2 x 3: Directly access your Google books. Picture Frame 2 x 2: Directly access your photos and images. • • Google Play Music 4 x 1: Directly access and play a selected Play - My Library 4 x 4: Access your Google content (ebooks, music playbook.
  • Page 138 • Software Update: Directly access Software Update. (For more information, refer to “Software Update” on page 207.) • Traffic 1 x 1: Directly access traffic information for a selected destination. • Video Player 2 x 1: Directly access and play one or more selected videos.
  • Page 139: Section 10: Connections

    Section 10: Connections Setting up 4G Mobile Hotspot This section describes the various connections the phone can make, including accessing the Internet with your 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Browser, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Connecting your PC. 4G Mobile hotspot. 4G Mobile Hotspot 2. Touch Configure.
  • Page 140: 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 141: Copying Text

    • Downloads: Displays the download history. From the Home screen, touch Internet, then touch • Print: Lets you print the screen or web page on a Samsung Menu and select from these options: printer using Wi-Fi Direct. • New window: Displays a new window so you can browse •...
  • Page 142 Using Browser Windows Going Incognito You can have multiple windows open at one time, and you The Incognito feature lets you view Internet sites without can switch between windows. leaving records in your browser history or search history, and without traces (such as cookies) stored on your device. •...
  • Page 143: Using Bookmarks

    Using Bookmarks Deleting Bookmarks 1. From the Bookmarks page, touch and hold the While browsing, bookmark a site to quickly access it later. Creating a bookmark bookmark you want to delete. 2. Touch Delete bookmark. 1. From the Home screen, touch Internet , then browse to the desired website, 3. In the Delete confirmation pop-up, touch OK.
  • Page 144 – • Privacy and security: Clear passwords: Deletes any previously stored usernames or – passwords. Tap OK to complete the process. Clear cache: Deletes all currently cached data. Tap OK to – complete the process. Enable notifications: Allows website notifications. Select Always on, On demand, or Off.
  • Page 145 – • Advanced: Auto-fit pages: Allows web page resizing in order to fit the – screen. Select search engine: Lets you set your default search engine – to Google, Yahoo!, or Bing. Block pop-ups: Prevents pop-up advertisements or windows from appearing on-screen. Tap the option to disable it. –...
  • Page 146: Wi-fi

    Wi-Fi Turning Wi-Fi Off 1. From the top of the Home screen, sweep your finger Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that provides downward to display Notifications. access to local area networks. 2. At the top of the Notifications screen, touch Wi-Fi to Wi-Fi communication requires access to an existing Wi-Fi turn Wi-Fi Off.
  • Page 147: Mobile Wi-fi Hotspot

    Adding a Wi-Fi Network Manually Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu Settings Use Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot to share the phone’s internet Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi options screen displays. For more connection with a PC or other device through Wi-Fi, using the information, refer to “Accessing Settings”...
  • Page 148 Activating Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Connecting a Device Using a Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Activate the phone’s Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot application to allow other devices to use the phone’s internet connection. Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to the phone’s 1.
  • Page 149: Wi-fi Direct

    Wi-Fi Direct 3. Enable Wi-Fi Direct on the other device(s). Consult the other device¡¯s documentation for more information. Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly 4. On your phone, touch Wi-Fi Direct (below the list of through Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot, and without having to set up the connection.
  • Page 150: Beaming

    Beaming Android Beam When Android Beam is activated, you can beam application content to another NFC-capable device by holding the NFC (Near Field Communication) allows data exchange when devices close together. You can beam browser pages, you touch your device with another compatible device. This YouTube videos, contacts, and more.
  • Page 151 S Beam Using Android Beam 1. Turn Android Beam On. (See “Turning Android Beam On When S Beam is activated, you can beam files to another or Off” on page 145.) NFC-capable device by holding the devices close together. You can beam images and videos from your gallery, music 2. Launch the desired feature or application or browse to files from your music player, and more.
  • Page 152: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Using S Beam 1. Turn S Beam On. (See “Turning S Beam On or Off” on Note: For Hearing Aid Compatibility Information, see page 227. page 146.) 2. Launch Camera, Music Player, or Gallery Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications (See “Applications and Widgets”...
  • Page 153 Turning Bluetooth On or Off 1. Activate the target device’s discoverable mode. 1. From the Home screen, sweep your finger from the top 2. Turn on Bluetooth from the phone (see “Turning of the screen downward to display Notifications. Bluetooth On or Off” on page 148). A list of detected devices displays.
  • Page 154: Tethering

    Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher installed on your tethering On or Off. A check mark displays when activated. computer. Also, ensure that you have Samsung Kies air • Help: Provides assistance with tethering. 2.0 or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on your computer.
  • Page 155: Kies Air

    Connecting as a Storage Device Kies Air You can connect your device to a personal computer, have Kies air lets you wirelessly synchronize files on the phone (in your device display as a removable disk, and access your mass storage and on a memory card) with files on your device’s file directory.
  • Page 156: Allshare Cast

    AllShare Cast 7. From your PC, a security warning may be displayed asking if you want to run this application. Click Run to AllShare Cast lets the phone share the contents of its display continue. with other Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified 8. On your PC, the Kies air screen displays.
  • Page 157: 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 165. Note: To use Nearby devices for sharing, you must have set up a connection with another Wi-Fi device that supports DLNA.
  • Page 158: Section 11: Settings

    Section 11: Settings Accessing Settings Accessing Additional Options To access additional setting options, touch the From the Home screen, touch Menu Settings. setting label. – or – From the Home screen, touch Apps Settings The Settings menu displays. Using Setting Sliders To enable or disable a setting, touch the setting slider as shown.
  • Page 159: Wireless And Network

    Wireless and Network Turn Wi-Fi Off: Wi-Fi From the Settings screen, touch Wi-Fi – or – Set up and manage the phone’s connections to Wi-Fi From the Home screen and others, touch and swipe the networks. This phone supports Wi-Fi a/b/g/n. Status Bar downward, then touch Wi-Fi.
  • Page 160 3. Touch Menu to access the following additional • Check for Internet service: Check whether Wi-Fi Internet options: service is available when connected to a W-Fi hotspot. • Advanced: View and configure the phone’s Advanced Wi-Fi • MAC address: (Not configurable) View the phone’s MAC settings.
  • Page 161: Bluetooth Profiles

    Wi-Fi Direct Bluetooth Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly This phone supports Bluetooth 4.0. Bluetooth Profiles through Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot, and without having to set up the connection. For example, some Bluetooth profiles are specifications for services supported printers support Wi-Fi Direct, and you could print from the by individual devices.
  • Page 162: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth Settings • Human Interface Devices: HID v1.0 profile supports certain interface devices. Pair and connect with other Bluetooth devices, manage your Bluetooth connections, and control your device’s visibility to • Personal Area Networking: PAN 1.0 supports exchange of data other devices.
  • Page 163: Data Usage

    Data Usage 1. From the Settings screen, under Wireless and network, touch Data usage. The Data usage screen displays. Control your device’s connection to your Wireless Provider’s data service, and monitor your data usage. Turning Mobile Data On or Off 1. From the Settings screen, under Wireless and network, touch Data usage.
  • Page 164 Viewing Data Usage by App or Process 4. To adjust the mobile Data usage cycle, touch and drag the vertical usage cycle lines left or right on the graph. 1. From the Settings screen, under Wireless and network, touch Data usage. The Data usage screen displays. 5. To adjust the mobile data usage warning level, touch and drag the horizontal warning line up or down on the 2. Scroll down the page to see the top three processes or...
  • Page 165: Airplane Mode

    Airplane Mode Mobile Networks When airplane mode is enabled, all the phone’s wireless Set options for network selection, data service, and roaming connections are disabled, and you cannot make or receive behavior. calls [except for Emergency (E911) calls] or messages. You 1. From the Settings screen, under Wireless and network, can, however, make Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections.
  • Page 166: G Mobile Hotspot

    4G Mobile Hotspot Turning 4G Mobile Hotspot On or Off 1. From the Settings screen, under Wireless and network, The 4G Mobile Hotspot application turns your phone into an touch More settings Tethering and Mobile Hotspot Internet access point and allows up to 10 other devices to connect to it using a Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 167: Allowed Devices

    Configuring 4G Mobile Hotspot Allowed Devices 1. From the Settings screen, under Wireless and network, Control whether devices connect to your Mobile Wi-Fi touch More settings Tethering and Mobile Hotspot Hotspot with the Allowed device list. After you add devices to the list, they can scan for your device and connect using your 4G Mobile Hotspot.
  • Page 168 Tethering Use Tethering to share the phone’s internet connection with a NFC (Near Field Communication) allows data exchange when computer that connects to your device using a USB cable, or you touch your device with another compatible device. This by Bluetooth. is used for applications such as Android Beam and S Beam.
  • Page 169: Android Beam

    Android Beam S Beam When Android Beam is activated, you can beam application S Beam uses the phone’s NFC (Near Field Communication) to content to another NFC-capable device by holding the send, or “beam”, content to other NFC and Wi-Fi Direct devices close together.
  • Page 170 Nearby Devices 3. Under Advanced, touch options to control how content is shared from your device: Share files with nearby devices using DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) over Wi-Fi. • Shared contents: Choose the type of content to share, from Videos, Photos, or Music.
  • Page 171: Device

    Device AllShare Cast Home Screen Mode AllShare Cast lets the phone share the contents of its display with other Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Select the Home screen layout that best suits your needs. devices, such as Smart televisions. 1. From the Settings screen, under Device, touch Home For more information, refer to “AllShare Cast”...
  • Page 172: Blocking Mode

    Blocking Mode • Set time: – Always: When enabled, Blocking mode stays active until you When enabled, Blocking mode lets you select which notifications you receive. turn it off. 1. From the Settings screen, under Device, touch – From: With Always disabled, select the time when B locking Blocking mode to enable this feature.
  • Page 173: Vibration Intensity

    Sound Note: You can also set System volume from the Home screen From the Settings screen, under Device, touch Sound. by pressing the Volume key Up or Down. The Sound menu displays. Volume Vibration Intensity Set the system volume level, and set default volume for call Set the level for vibration to accompany ringtones and ringtones, notifications, and media playback.
  • Page 174: Device Vibration

    Device Ringtone Device Vibration Choose a ringtone for incoming calls. Choose a vibration pattern to use when vibration is enabled. 1. From the Sound menu, under Ringtone and 1. From the Sound menu, under Ringtone and notifications, touch Device ringtone. The Device notifications, touch Device vibration.
  • Page 175: Default Notifications

    Default Notifications Keytones Choose a default sound to play for notifications, such as for Keytones are sounds that play when you touch keys on the new messages and event reminders. Phone keypad. 1. From the Sound menu, under Ringtone and From the Sound menu, under System, touch Keytones notifications, touch Default notifications.
  • Page 176: Auto Haptic

    Screen Lock Sound Auto Haptic Screen lock sound plays when you lock or unlock the screen. When enabled, Auto haptic causes haptic vibrations to occur in response to sounds from downloaded apps, such as From the Sound menu, under System, touch Screen games.
  • Page 177 Display LED indicator From the Settings screen, under Device, touch Display. Select which alerts cause the LED indicator (upper left corner of the phone) to come on while the phone’s screen is off. The Display menu displays. General From the Display menu, under General, touch LED indicator.
  • Page 178 Screen Multi window Enable or disable the Multi window feature. Brightness From the Display menu, under General, touch Set the default screen brightness. Multi window to enable/disable the feature. 1. From the Display menu, under Screen, touch Brightness. Page buddy 2. Touch and drag the slider to set the brightness, or When enabled, context-related pages will be created on the Home screen during certain situations.
  • Page 179 Font Screen timeout Set the length of delay between the last key press or screen Font style touch and the automatic screen timeout (dim and lock). Set the font for screen displays. 1. From the Display menu, under Screen, touch 1. From the Display menu, under Features, touch Screen timeout.
  • Page 180: More Settings

    Storage More Settings Touch key light duration Manage the use of memory resources in the phone’s Device memory, and on an installed memory card. Set the length of time keys light when you touch them. From the Settings screen, under Device, touch Storage. 1. From the Display menu, under More settings, touch The Storage screen displays.
  • Page 181: Power Saving Mode

    Power Saving Mode – Miscellaneous files: Shows the total device memory currently used to store various application data and system data files. Configure Power saving settings to conserve battery power. – Available space: Shows the total device memory available for 1. From the Settings screen, under Device, touch Power use.
  • Page 182 Battery 3. Touch the following Power saving mode settings to enable or disable them. (When an option is enabled, a See how much battery power is used by device activities. check mark displays in its check box.): 1. From the Settings screen, under Device, touch Battery. •...
  • Page 183: Application Manager

    Application Manager 3. Touch an app or service to display the App info or Active app screen which provides more detailed storage You can download and install applications from the usage information, and lets you Stop/Force stop or Google Play Store, or create applications using the Android SDK and install them on the phone.
  • Page 184: Personal

    Personal Note: Use GPS satellites must be enabled to use some Location Services applications. You can also enable or disable GPS from the Notifications panel. For more information, refer to Location services control your device's use of GPS signals. “Notifications” on page 33. Some apps may require one or more location services be turned On for full app functionality.
  • Page 185: Lock Screen

    Lock Screen – Face and voice: When enabled, you unlock the phone by looking at the screen and speaking. This option offers low Choose settings for locking and unlocking the phone. security, because someone who looks and/or sounds similar to For more information about using the lock and unlock you could unlock the phone.
  • Page 186 – • Lock screen options: Touch this option and the Lock screen Clock: Touch this option to enable/disable a clock display on the options screen displays with the following additional options lock screen. When enabled, a check mark displays in the available: check box.
  • Page 187 – Help text: Touch this option to enable/disable showing text • Owner information: Touch this option to enter text you want explanations of lock screen features. When enabled, a check displayed on the Lock screen. The following options are mark displays in the check box. available: –...
  • Page 188 Security From the Security screen, under Encryption, touch the following options to encrypt your information: From the Settings screen, under Personal, touch • Encrypt device: Touch this option to encrypt accounts, Security. The Security screen displays. Encryption settings, downloaded applications and data, media files, and more under a password you specify.
  • Page 189: Device Administration

    Passwords From the Security screen, under Device administration, touch the following options to enable/disable them: When enabled, password characters display briefly as you enter them. (When an option is enabled, a check mark displays in From the Security screen, under Passwords, touch the its check box.) following option to enable/disable it.
  • Page 190: Language And Input

    Language and Input Credential Storage You can install credentials with an application, from device From the Settings screen, under Personal, touch storage, or from an installed memory card, and use the Language and input. The Language and input screen Credential storage settings to allow applications to access the displays.
  • Page 191 • Default: Review the default method for manually entering text. to a phone keypad). – Input languages: Select languages for the Samsung Note: This option cannot be changed. keyboard. • Google voice typing: Lets you vocally dictate the text entered Tip: When you have more than one language selected, you can into a field.
  • Page 192 Tutorial: View help for using T9 predictive text. recognition. – Reset settings: Touch to reset Samsung keyboard settings Recognition time: Select 100 ms, 300 ms, 500 ms, to the defaults, except for My word list and the Auto 1000 ms, or 2000 ms.
  • Page 193 – • Swype: Touch beside Swype to configure the following Language Options: options. English: Change current language. Living language: When enabled, automatically updates Swype – How to Swype: Learn Swype through quick, easy-to-use with popular new words. steps. Download languages: Select and download languages –...
  • Page 194 • Voice recognizer: Choose a voice recognition engine for the – Personalized recognition: Train Voice search to more phone’s voice recognition features (Google or Samsung accurately recognize your voice. powered by Vlingo). – Google Account dashboard: Manage data collected under your Google Account.
  • Page 195: Back Up And Reset

    Set options for backing up your information and resetting incoming calls. your device. – Preferred TTS engine: Select Google Text-to-speech From the Settings screen, under Personal, touch Engine, or Samsung TTS. Backup and reset. The Backup and reset screen – displays. General: Backup and Restore Speech rate: Choose a rate at which text readouts are spoken.
  • Page 196: Accounts

    Accounts Personal Data Factory data reset Set up and manage accounts, including your Samsung, Use Factory data reset to return all settings to the defaults, Email, Google, and social networking accounts. and remove all data from the phone. vFrom the Settings screen, under Accounts, touch the From the Backup and reset screen, under Personal desired account type.
  • Page 197 Email • Device backup: – Auto backup: When set to On for at least an hour and 1. From the Settings screen, under Accounts, touch Email. connected to a Wi-Fi network and with the screen off and the The Email screen displays. device charging, your data is backed up automatically.
  • Page 198 – • Priority sender inbox: Always Cc/Bcc myself: Adds your email address to None of – send email messages or to Cc or Bcc field of send email Priority senders: List those senders whose messages receive messages. priority in your message list. –...
  • Page 199 Google • Notification settings Adding Google Account – Email notifications: Enable or disable display of a new email icon in the Annunciator line when new mail arrives. 1. From the Settings screen, under Accounts, touch Add account Google. The Add a Google Account –...
  • Page 200 General Settings • Sync Google Play Books: Synchronize the phone’s ebooks library with your on-line ebooks library. From the Home screen, touch Apps Gmail. The Gmail Inbox screen displays. • Sync Google Play Magazines: Synchronize the phone’s emagazines library with your on-line emagazines library. 3.
  • Page 201: Account Settings

    • Hide checkboxes: When enabled, check boxes are not • Sound & vibrate: Select Sound (ringtone) to play when new displayed. To select messages or conversations, you must messages arrive, whether to Vibrate to alert you to new touch and hold them. messages, and whether to Notify you once for new email messages.
  • Page 202: Microsoft Exchange Activesync

    LDAP – Always Cc/Bcc myself: Adds your email address to None of send email messages or to Cc or Bcc field of send email 1. From the Settings screen, under Accounts, touch messages. Add account LDAP. The Set up an LDAP account –...
  • Page 203 – • Exchange ActiveSync settings: In case of Sync Conflict: Choose whether your Device has priority or the Server has priority during automatic – Period to sync email: Choose the number days worth of email synchronization. messages the phone and server will synchronize. Choose from: –...
  • Page 204: System

    System 3. The following options are available: Motion • Motion: – Direct call: When enabled, you can lift the phone to your ear Motion lets you control a number of the phone’s functions by while viewing a contact to dial the contact’s phone number. moving your hand or finger across the screen in a particular –...
  • Page 205 Accessory – Shake to update: When enabled, shaking the phone starts a new scan for nearby available devices. Configure the phone’s behavior when you connect it to – Turn over to mute/pause: When enabled, turning the phone optional accessories (not included). screen-down automatically mutes incoming call ringtones and From the Settings screen, under System, touch alerts sounds.
  • Page 206: Date And Time

    HDMI • Set time: Enter the current time (only available when Automatic date and time is disabled). Configure the phone’s behavior when you connect it to an HD television or an amplifier using an optional HDTV Adapter (not • Automatic time zone: When enabled, the phone uses the included).
  • Page 207 Accessibility • The power key ends calls: Lets you can end voice calls by pressing the Power/Lock key. This phone offers features to make using the phone easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use the • Accessibility shortcut: Adds an Accessibility settings option Accessibility settings to activate these services.
  • Page 208 Vision Hearing From the Accessibility screen, under Vision, touch the From the Accessibility screen, under Hearing, touch the check box next to each of the following options to check box next to each of the following options to enable it: (When enabled, a check mark displays in the enable it: (When enabled, a check mark displays in the check box.) check box.)
  • Page 209: Developer Options

    Developer Options Debugging USB debugging Use the Developer options to set options for Android application development and testing. When enabled, allows debugging when the device is From the Settings screen, under System, touch attached to a PC by a USB cable. Developer options.
  • Page 210 Drawing Wait for debugger From the Developer options screen, touch Wait for From the Developer options screen, under Drawing, debugger to delay launcing of the selected app to touch the check box next to each of the following debug until the debugger has attached. options to enable it: (When enabled, a check mark Input displays in the check box.)
  • Page 211 Monitoring Apps From the Developer options screen, under Monitoring, From the Developer options screen, under Apps, touch touch the check box next to each of the following the check box next to each of the following options to options to enable it: (When enabled, a check mark enable it: (When enabled, a check mark displays in the displays in the check box.) check box.)
  • Page 212: About Device

    About Device 6. When updating software, once the update file is downloaded, you can delay the update on the start View information about the phone, including status, legal screen by postponing it for a certain period of time. If information, hardware and software versions, and a tutorial. Software Update you want to resume the update before the selected time, touch Continue update.
  • Page 213: 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 214 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 215 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 http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/pr/2010/pdfs/pr200_E.pdf.
  • Page 216 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 217: 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 218: Specific Absorption Rate (sar) Certification Information

    Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Certification Information http://www.epa.gov/radtown/wireless-tech.html. • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/radiofrequencyradiation/. 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 219 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 http://www.samsung.com/sar.
  • Page 220: 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 221: 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 222: 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 http://www.ctia.org. to be working properly.
  • Page 223 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 224: 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 http://fun.samsungmobileusa.com/recycling/index.jsp.
  • Page 225: 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 226: 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 227: 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 228: Responsible Listening

    Responsible Listening Extreme heat or cold Avoid temperatures below 0°C / 32°F or above 45°C / Caution! Avoid potential hearing loss. 113°F. Microwaves Damage to hearing occurs when a person is exposed to loud Do not try to dry your mobile device in a microwave oven. sounds over time.
  • Page 229 • that are used. As a result, there is no single volume setting Limit the amount of time you listen. As the volume increases, less that is appropriate for everyone or for every combination of time is required before you hearing could be affected. sound, settings, and equipment.
  • Page 230: Operating Environment

    National Institute on Deafness and Other Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Communication Disorders Internet: National Institutes of Health http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/noise/ 31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 default.html Bethesda, MD 20892-2320 1-888-232-6348 TTY Email: nidcdinfo@nih.gov Operating Environment Internet: Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/ area, and always switch your mobile device off whenever it is National Institute for Occupational Safety...
  • Page 231: Implantable Medical Devices

    Implantable Medical Devices Other Medical Devices A minimum separation of six (6) inches should be maintained If you use any other personal medical devices, consult the between a handheld wireless mobile device and an manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or shielded from external RF energy.
  • Page 232: Fcc Hearing Aid Compatibility (hac) Regulations For Wireless Devices

    FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are Regulations for Wireless Devices advised to switch the mobile device off while at a refueling point (service station). The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has Users are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on the established requirements for digital wireless mobile devices use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and...
  • Page 233 be able to use a rated mobile device successfully. Trying out hearing aid meets the M2 level rating and the wireless the mobile device with your hearing device is the best way to mobile device meets the M3 level rating, the sum of the two evaluate it for your personal needs.
  • Page 234: Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device

    The HAC rating and measurement procedure are described in Keep the mobile device and all its parts and accessories out the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C63.19 of the reach of small children. FCC Notice and Cautions standard. HAC for Newer Technologies FCC Notice This phone has been tested and rated for use with hearing The mobile device may cause TV or radio interference if used...
  • Page 235: Other Important Safety Information

    • Although your mobile device is quite sturdy, it is a complex For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that an air bag piece of equipment and can be broken. Avoid dropping, inflates with great force. Do not place objects, including installed hitting, bending, or sitting on it.
  • Page 236 • 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, or other parts of your body. When using your device for extended periods, hold the device with a relaxed grip, press the keys lightly, and take frequent breaks.
  • Page 237: Section 13: Warranty Information

    Case/Pouch/Holster 90 Days SAMSUNG; (g) defects or damage resulting from improper Other Phone Accessories 1 Year testing, operation, maintenance, installation, service, or adjustment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG;...
  • Page 238 (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 239 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 240 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 241 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 242: 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 243 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 244 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 245 "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 246 (“Samsung Account”), and your rights and obligations will be set forth in separate Samsung loss, including but not limited to any damage to the mobile device or loss of data, caused or alleged to be caused by, or Account terms and conditions and privacy policies.
  • Page 247 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 248 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 249 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 250: Index

    Index Battery Use & Safety 217 sending to voicemail 61 Bluetooth settings 65 Abc mode 71 pairing with a device 148 silencing a ringer 61 Accessibility settings profiles 156 three-way 60 services 202 settings 157 using the Keypad 58 Accounts turning on or off 148 Camcorder adding a Google account 45...
  • Page 251 joining 53 Emergency Calls 221 Google My Profile 52 Entering Text Gmail 83 namecards 54 Changing the Text Entry Mode 71 managing an account 47 speed dials 57 Using 123Sym Mode 72 Maps 118 starred contacts 55 Using Abc Mode 71 Navigation 122 updating 50 Using Swype 75...
  • Page 252 customizing 38 Messages MP3 88 121 folders 40 creating and sending 76 WMA 88 121 primary shortcuts 39 email 81 Music Player wallpaper 41 Gmail 83 adding music 92 managing 78 creating a playlist 92 settings 78 removing music 92 Incognito 137 types 76 My Files 121...
  • Page 253 PC Connections 149 Creating a New Memo 124 Text Input Personal Localized Alerting Network S Suggest 127 Abc mode 71 (PLAN) 215 Samsung Mobile Products and Methods 70 Phone settings Recycling 219 numeric mode 72 Date & time 201 Security...
  • Page 254 Wireless Networking Bluetooth 147 Videos Wi-Fi 141 recording 101 Voicemail checking 18 YouTube 105 129 setting up 18 Volume key 24 Warranty Information 232 Widgets 39 Wi-Fi adding a connection manually 142 scanning and connecting 141 settings 154 turning on or off 141 using the phone as a hotspot 142 Wi-Fi Direct 144 connecting to other devices 144...

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