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User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

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

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating there to (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
  • Page 3 Samsung device. During the testing, the device is tested with the security solutions to see if the solutions work with the device as described by the third party security solution providers.
  • Page 5 Internet Address: ©2013 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Phone? For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:
  • Page 6 Online Legal Information The online version of the Health/Safety and Warranty guide for your device can be found at: English: Spanish: The online version of the End User Licensing Agreement for your device can be found: Online at:
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Apps Screen ....... 43 Creating a Samsung Account ....18 Navigating Through the Home Screens .
  • Page 8 Answering Calls ......71 Gallery ........109 Ending a Call .
  • Page 9 Hangouts ....... . 124 Samsung Link ......133 Help .
  • Page 10 Screen Mirroring ......148 Accessories ......167 Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot .
  • Page 11: Section 1: Getting Started

    This section allows you to quickly start using your Samsung Note: Instructions in this manual are based on default settings, GALAXY S III phone by installing the SIM card and optional and may vary from your phone, depending on the...
  • Page 12: Text Conventions

    Special Text Text Conventions In this manual, you will find text that is set apart from the This manual provides condensed information about how to rest. 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 13: Preparing Your Phone

    Preparing Your Phone Before using your phone, you need to install the SIM card, the optional microSD card, and the battery. Important! Before removing or replacing the battery cover, make sure the phone is switched off. To turn the phone off, press and hold down the Power key until the Device options pop-up displays, and then touch Power off.
  • Page 14: Replacing The Battery Cover

    Replacing the Battery Cover Installing the SIM Card Align the cover (1) and press it firmly into place (2), When you subscribe to a 4G LTE cellular network, you are ensuring that the cover snaps into place at the corners. provided with a plug-in SIM card loaded with your subscription details, such as your PIN, available optional services, and many other features.
  • Page 15 SIM Card Limited Warranty 5. Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card socket (as shown) until the card locks into place. Subject to the exclusions contained below, United States Cellular Corporation (“U.S. Cellular”) warrants to the original purchaser (“You” or “Your”) of the handset with which the SIM card was provided that the SIM card will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date You purchased the handset (the “Warranty...
  • Page 17: Installing A Memory Card

    Installing a Memory Card Important! Be sure to align the gold contact pins on the You can install an optional microSD (SD) or microSDHC memory card with the phone’s contacts. memory card in your device to expand available memory to store images, videos, music, applications, and data.
  • Page 18: Removing A Memory Card

    Cover” on page 7). 3. Firmly press the Memory card into the slot and Warning! Use only Samsung-approved charging devices and carefully release it. The card should pop partially out of batteries. Samsung accessories are designed to the slot.
  • Page 19: 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 7). becomes too low to operate your phone, the empty battery 2. Lift the battery up using the slot provided (1).
  • Page 20 Use only approved batteries and chargers. Ask your local Samsung dealer for further details. Before using your phone for the first time, you must fully charge the battery. A discharged battery recharges fully in approximately 4 hours.
  • Page 21: Turning Your Phone On

    3. Plug the charging head into a standard AC power outlet. The device turns on with the screen locked and indicates both its charge state and percent of charge. 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.
  • Page 22: Unlocking Your Phone

    Unlocking Your Phone Turning Your Phone Off needed, press 1. Press and hold the Power/Lock Key for two Home to wake seconds until the Device options screen appears. the screen. 2. At the prompt, touch Power off. The Lock screen displays. The Power off pop-up displays.
  • Page 23: Setting Up Your Phone

    Setting Up Your Phone Voicemail The first time you turn your device on, the Setup Wizard will All unanswered calls to your phone are sent to voicemail, guide you through the basics of setting up your device. even if your phone is turned off. Set up your voicemail and personal greeting as soon as you activate your phone.
  • Page 24: Your Google Account

    Your Google Account Creating a Samsung Account Your new phone uses your Google Account to fully utilize its An active Samsung account is required to use applications Android features, including Gmail, Google Maps, Hangouts, such as Group Play and Media Hub.
  • Page 25: Roaming

    Roaming Securing Your Phone When you travel outside your home network’s coverage area, By default, the phone locks automatically when the screen your phone can roam to acquire service on other compatible times out or you can lock it manually. You can unlock the digital networks.
  • Page 26: Tty Mode

    Unlocking with a Password 1. Press Home to wake the screen. 2. Enter your Password. 3. Touch OK. TTY Mode Your phone is fully TTY-compatible, allowing you to connect a TTY device to the phone’s headset jack. Before you can use your phone with a TTY device, your must enable TTY Mode.
  • Page 27: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone

    Certified Gmail, Mobile Instant Messenger (IM), and Chat • • Galaxy Gear ™ compliant. For more information, please visit: 8 Megapixel Camera/Camcorder with LED flash + 1.9 Megapixel Front camera • • Picture Gallery Connections – • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Video Player (720p —...
  • Page 28: Front View

    Front View 1. LED Indicator: Flashes or glows to alert you to alert notifications or phone status. 2. Earpiece: Use during calls to listen to callers. 3. Proximity and Light Sensors: Uses the ambient light level to adjust keypad access. If the light path is blocked, for example, when holding the phone close to your ear, the touch screen will turn off.
  • Page 29: Sides And Bottom Views

    Sides and Bottom Views 1. Power/Lock Key: Press and hold to turn the phone on or off. Press to lock the phone or to wake the screen for unlocking. 2. Volume Key: From the Home screen, press to adjust Master Volume. During calls or music playback, press to adjust volume.
  • Page 30: Top And Back Views

    Top and Back Views 1. Noise Cancelation Microphone: Captures background noise that the phone uses to produce a quiet background during calls and video chats. 2. 8 Megapixel Camera Lens: Use when taking photos or recording videos. 3. 3.5mm Headset Jack: Plug in an optional headset or TTY equipment.
  • 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 Using two fingers, make a pinch motion on the screen. Finger Motions For example: Touch • Pinch outward to zoom in on pictures or screens. • Touch items to select or launch them. For example: Pinch inward to zoom out on pictures or screens. •...
  • Page 33: Hand Motions

    Hand Motions • Tilt to zoom: When this option is set to On, touching and holding with your thumbs on the screen while in Gallery or Internet, then Use your hand to swipe across the screen, or cover the tilting the phone forward and back, causes the screen to zoom in screen.
  • Page 34: Multi Window

    Multi Window Tip: Multi window can also be activated or deactivated by This feature can be used to run multiple applications on the touching the top of the screen, dragging downward to current screen at the same time. display the Notification Panel, and then touching Multi window.
  • Page 35 Repositioning the Multi Window To remove or restore a Multi window application: 1. Activate the Multi window feature. The Multi window contains two components: the tab and the apps panel. The tab can be manually moved up or down the 2. Touch the Multi window tab to display the apps left or right edge of the screen.
  • Page 36: Using Multi Window

    Using Multi Window Note: Once the two applications are running, the device You can use Multi Window to run multiple apps on the same displays a split screen view containing both the initial screen. Multi window app and the second Multi window app. Any of the apps found within the Multi window panel can be Each application is still independent of the other.
  • Page 37 Window Controls 3. Enter a title and then touch OK. Select an application window and touch in the middle of Panel Configuration the windows. Window controls appear: You can rearrange the apps on the Multi window panel, add Switch app to compact screen. new apps, or remove apps.
  • Page 38: Home Screen

    Home Screen 7. Primary Shortcuts: Access to important features such as Phone, Email, Browser, and Camera. For more The Home screen is the starting point for using your device. It information, refer to "Adding and Removing Primary consists of: Shortcuts” on page 40. 1.
  • Page 39: Extended Home Screen

    Extended Home Screen 3. Touch Set wallpaper to change the Home screen wallpaper. For more information, refer to "Wallpapers” The Home screen consists of the Home panel, plus additional on page 42. panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more space for adding shortcuts and widgets.
  • Page 40: Google Search Bar

    Adding and Removing Home Screen Panels To delete a Home screen: 1. From a Home screen, touch Menu Edit page. You can add and delete Home screens. You can have up to seven Home screens. 2. Touch and hold the Home screen you want to delete.
  • Page 41: Notifications

    Notifications Accessing Additional Panel Functions In addition to notifications, the Notification Panel also Notification icons appear on the Status Bar at the top of the provides quick access to separate device functions. These screen to report new messages, calendar events, device can be quickly activated or deactivated by toggling them on status, and more.
  • Page 42: Status Bar

    3. Touch and locate the Notification Panel area at the Notifications displays system notifications. bottom of the Notification Panel screen. Touch a notification entry to display the details. Drag a • In a single motion, touch and hold a desired function, such as notification left or right to remove it and remove Airplane mode, then drag it to the top two rows.
  • Page 43: Status Bar Icons

    Status Bar Icons Device Power Critical: Battery has very little power Some common status and notification icons are shown remaining. Charge immediately. below. Location Active: One or more GPS location Airplane Mode Active: All wireless communications services are currently active. See “Location” on are disabled.
  • Page 44 New Voicemail: You have new voicemail. A number Bluetooth Connected: Your phone is connected indicates the number of new messages. with another Bluetooth device. New Email Message: You have new email. Wi-Fi Active: Wi-Fi is active, and connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 45: Primary Shortcuts

    Primary Shortcuts Adding Widgets to a Home Screen 1. Navigate to the Home screen on which you want to Primary Shortcuts display at the bottom of each Home place the Widget and touch Apps. screen. 2. Touch the Widgets tab. The default Primary Shortcuts are: Phone, Contacts, Messaging, Internet, and Apps.
  • Page 46: App Shortcuts

    App Shortcuts Removing App Shortcuts Use App Shortcuts for quickly access to applications or Touch and hold the App Shortcut until Remove features, such as Email or other applications. displays, then drag the App Shortcut to the 1. Navigate to the Home screen on which you want to Remove icon.
  • Page 47: Folders

    Folders To add an App shortcut to a folder: 1. Add the App shortcut to the Home screen that the Place Folders on a Home screen to organize items together. folder is on. Adding Folders 2. Touch and hold the App shortcut, drag it to the folder, To create a folder on a Home page: and drop it.
  • Page 48: Wallpapers

    Wallpapers • Live wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded interactive animated wallpapers. Touch a wallpaper to see an example. If available, You can choose a picture to display on the Home Screen, touch Settings to view options for the selection. Touch Set Lock screen, or on both the Home and Lock screens.
  • Page 49: Apps Screen

    Apps Screen You can place shortcuts to applications on the Home screen for quick access to the application. For more information, The Apps screen displays all applications installed on your refer to "App Shortcuts” on page 40. wireless device. Applications that you download and install To view your downloaded applications: from Google Play or from the web are also added to a Home 1.
  • Page 50: Navigating Through The Home Screens

    Application Information Navigating Through the Apps Screens To view information about an App, such as the amount of Your phone initially has three Apps screens available. Follow storage it uses, force the App to stop, uninstall updates, and these steps to navigate through the Apps screens: clear data: 1.
  • Page 51: Smart Screen

    Smart Screen Configure Smart Screen To enable Smart screen features: With Smart screen activated your phone automatically adjusts screen time-out and rotation when it detects you are From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings looking at the screen. My device Smart screen.
  • Page 52: Memory Card

    Memory Card Unmounting the Memory Card Your phone lets you use a microSD ™ (SD) or microSDHC ™ Important! To prevent damage to information stored on the card to expand available memory space. This secure digital memory card, unmount the card before removing it card enables you to exchange images, music, and data from the phone.
  • Page 53: 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 a Home screen, touch Apps Settings 1.
  • Page 54: Entering Text

    • Samsung keyboard (default): Samsung’s onscreen QWERTY recognition. keyboard that can be used in both portrait and landscape You can enable predictive text, to have the Samsung orientation. keyboard match your key touches to common words and • Swype: a new way to enter text on touch screens. Instead display them.
  • Page 55 Options, then Text select Settings in the pop-up menu. Input Mode The Samsung keyboard settings screen displays. Voice Typing Space For more information, refer to "Samsung Keyboard” on page 170. and More Paragraph Options Understanding Your Phone...
  • Page 56 Changing the Text Input Mode Using ABC Mode 1. If desired, rotate your phone counterclockwise to a There are two main keyboard layout keys that will change the onscreen keys within 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: Activates the number,...
  • Page 57: Predictive Text

    2. Touch at the bottom of the screen. touch Settings 3. Touch the desired number, symbol, or emoticon The Samsung keyboard settings screen displays. characters. Touch the OFF/ON button to turn Predictive text 4. Touch the button to access additional symbols.
  • Page 58: Entering Text Using Handwriting

    4. At the Speak now prompt, speak clearly and distinctly Handwriting feature or touch to switch back to into the microphone. Samsung keyboard mode. 5. If the red microphone turns gray, then the feature has timed out and you should touch the microphone icon to start again.
  • Page 59: Entering Text Using Swype

    Entering Text Using Swype Swype Tips The following example shows how to enter the word “This”. Swype is a text input method that makes it possible to enter Put your finger down on the “T”, and without lifting, glide it a word by sliding your finger or stylus from letter to letter, to the “h”, then to the “i”...
  • Page 60: Swype Settings

    Swype Settings Here are a few tips to get you started: • Create a squiggle (like an S shape) to create a double letter (such To configure Swype to your preferences. as pp in apple). While entering text, touch and hold the Swype Key •...
  • Page 61: Section 3: Accounts And Contacts

    Your phone provides the ability to synchronize information, Accounts. from a variety of accounts, including Email, Facebook, Google, and your Samsung account. Depending on the 2. Under My accounts, touch Add account. account, you can choose to synchronize your calendar, 3. Select an account type, then follow the prompts to...
  • Page 62 3. Under Accounts, touch the account that contains data • Sync Picasa Web Albums to synchronize. The Sync settings screen for the • Sync S Memo selected account displays and lists some or all of the • Sync Tasks following synchronization settings: 4. Touch these settings to enable/disable synchronization •...
  • Page 63: Contacts

    Accounts. with your Google account, your Samsung account, your PC, 2. Under My accounts, touch an account to manage. The email accounts (including Exchange Server accounts), and account screen displays.
  • Page 64: Adding Contacts

    4. Touch contact fields to display the keyboard and enter • If you have defined one or more accounts (Google, Samsung, information: and so on), the Save contact to pop-up displays, select Device • Some fields have preset values. Touch the field and touch the or the account to receive the new Contact entry.
  • Page 65 Creating Contacts using the Phone Keypad 6. When you finish entering information, touch Save to save your changes or touch Cancel OK to cancel and Enter a phone number with the Phone Keypad, then save it. discard changes. 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone.
  • Page 66: Updating Contacts

    Updating Contacts Updating 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 a Home screen, touch Contacts. For more information, refer to “Creating or Updating Contacts 2. Touch a contact to view its information, then touch Using Recent Calls”...
  • Page 67: Contacts Settings

    Contacts Settings • Delete: Erase the contact record. 1. From a Home screen, touch Contacts. • Link contact / Separate contact: Manage multiple contacts as one. For more information, refer to “Linking Contacts” on 2. Touch Menu Settings. page 62. 3.
  • Page 68: Linking Contacts

    My Local Profile Linking Contacts My local profile is your own contact record, listed under ME Your phone can synchronize with multiple accounts, in Contacts. You can send My local profile as a vCard using including Google, Corporate, and other providers, plus social Bluetooth or as an attachment.
  • Page 69 Exporting and Importing Contacts Linking Contacts 1. From a Home screen, touch Contacts. You can export your contact list to an installed memory card, 2. Touch a contact to display its information. or import a list of contacts (previously exported) from a memory card.
  • Page 70 Sending Namecards Favorites You can send a contact entry as a namecard using a Mark contacts with a star to identify them as Favorites. Bluetooth connection to another device, or as an attachment Favorites display on the Favorites tab in the Phone and to a Gmail or Email message.
  • Page 71 Groups Editing a Group 1. From a Home screen, touch Contacts Assign contacts to Groups to make searching for contacts Groups. faster, or to quickly call or send messages to group members. Your phone comes with pre-loaded groups you 2. Touch a Group to display it. can use to add your contacts.
  • Page 72 Adding Contacts to a Group Sending a Message to Group Members 1. From a Home screen, touch Contacts Create a new text or email message, addressed to the Groups. group’s members. 1. From a Home screen, touch Contacts Touch a Group to display it, then touch Add.
  • Page 73: Speed Dials

    Speed Dials Removing or Reassigning a Speed Dial 1. From a Home screen, touch Contacts. Speed dials are 1-, 2-, or 3-digit shortcuts (1 to 100) you assign to contacts, to allow you to quickly call the contact. 2. Touch Menu, then touch Speed dial setting.
  • Page 74: Section 4: Calling

    Section 4: Calling Making Calls Making Calls Using Speed Dials Speed Dials are 1-, 2-, or 3-digit shortcuts (1 to 100) you There are multiple ways to make calls: assign to contacts, to allow you to quickly call the contact. •...
  • Page 75 More Dialing Options Making Calls from Contacts After entering a number, you can access additional calling A contact is an entry that you have created to store the options. name, numbers, and other information for people or groups of interest. From the Keypad screen, touch Menu for additional options:...
  • Page 76: Multi-party Calling

    For more information, refer to “Recent Calls” on page 73. 2. The first time you access S Voice, follow the prompts to confirm the Samsung Disclaimer Terms of service. Multi-Party Calling Read the About S Voice screen and follow the prompts.
  • Page 77: Answering Calls

    Answering Calls Rejecting a Call with a Message Touch and drag Reject call with message toward the You can answer incoming calls when the phone is locked or middle of the screen, then select an existing message, unlocked. or Create new message. For more information about Touch and drag the Answer icon to the right.
  • Page 78: Options During A Call

    Options During a Call While in a call, you can use these features: • Personalize call sound: Apply a sound equalizer to the call audio, in cases where you might need the sound softer, clearer, or optimized for your right or left ear. •...
  • Page 79: Ending A Call

    Ending a Call Sending Messages Using Recent Calls 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone Recent Touch End call. Recen Recent to display recent calls. Recent Calls 2. Swipe your finger from right to left across any call to When you place, answer, or miss a call, a record of the call is send a message.
  • Page 80: Managing Recent Calls

    Managing Recent Calls Viewing Call Durations View the length of the Last call, all Dialed calls, all Received Deleting Records calls, or All calls. 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone Recent Recent 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone Recent Recent to display recent calls.
  • Page 81: Call Settings

    Call Settings Set Up Call Rejection Messages Create and manage text messages to send to callers when Configure settings for calling with the phone. you select Reject call with message in the Incoming call To access Call settings, from a Home screen, touch screen.
  • Page 82: Call Alerts

    Answering/Ending Calls Call Alerts Manage settings for answering and ending calls. Set options for sounds and vibrations to occur during calls. From the Call settings screen, touch Answering/ending From the Call settings screen, touch Call alerts. The calls. Configure the following options: following options are available: •...
  • Page 83: Call Accessories

    Call Accessories Ringtone and Sound Settings Configure headset options for calls. Ringtones and Keypad Tones From the Call settings screen, touch Call accessories. Select incoming call ringtone and vibration, and enable or The following options are available: disable call vibration and keypad tones. Headset settings for incoming calls From the Call settings screen, touch Ringtones and •...
  • Page 84: Personalize Call Sound

    Personalize Call Sound Increase Volume in Pocket This option personalizes the sounds you hear during a call When enabled, the phone uses the proximity sensor to detect whether or not you are using a headset. when the phone is in a pocket or other close-fitting location such as a purse or bag, and increases the volume for From the Call settings screen, touch Personalize call incoming call ringtones.
  • Page 85: Other Call Settings

    Other Call Settings From the Call settings screen, under Other call settings, and configure the following options: • Auto retry: When enabled, your phone automatically redials a call if it receives a busy signal from the network. • TTY mode: Choose a TTY mode to enable TTY mode, for use with optional TTY equipment.
  • Page 86: Section 5: Messaging

    Section 5: 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 87 – • Recent: Select a recipient from a list of recently sent Add to contacts: Add the recipient to your Contacts list. This messages. option only appears if the recipient is not already in your Contacts list. 4. If adding a recipient from either Groups, Favorites, –...
  • Page 88: Managing Messages

    Managing Messages 4. Touch Menu for options, including: • Search: Enter characters to search messages and recipients. Messages that you send and receive to the same contact, • Delete threads: Touch message threads to mark them for number, or address are grouped together as a “conversation.”...
  • Page 89: Message Settings

    Message Settings Multimedia message (MMS) settings • Group messaging: When enabled, lets you send the same Configure settings for message storage, delivery, or alerts. message to multiple recipients. 1. From a Home screen, touch Messaging. • Delivery reports: When enabled, you receive a delivery report 2.
  • Page 90 Display Emergency message settings • Bubble style: Choose the appearance of messages in a • Emergency alerts: This device is designed to receive Wireless message thread. Touch a bubble style for each side of the Emergency Alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alert Service conversation, then touch Save.
  • Page 91: Emergency Alerts

    Emergency Alerts Signature settings • Add signature: When enabled, adds a signature to outgoing This device is designed to receive Wireless Emergency Alerts messages. from the Commercial Mobile Alert Service (CMAS). • Signature text: Enter the text for your message signature. Emergency alerts are geographically-targeted and alert customers of imminent threats to their safety within their Spam message settings...
  • Page 92: Email

    Email Creating a Microsoft Exchange Email Account Use the following procedure to configure your phone to Send and receive email using popular email services. synchronize with a Microsoft Exchange email account. Creating an Email Account 1. From the Home screen, touch Email.
  • Page 93: Switching Between Email Accounts

    Switching Between Email Accounts 9. Enter an Account name for this account (Optional) and touch Done. Wait for the Inbox to synchronize. 1. From the Home screen, touch Email. 10. Touch Menu Settings to change the account Your Email screen displays showing your emails from settings.
  • Page 94: Gmail

    Managing Emails Gmail Refreshing Your Email Account Send and receive emails using Gmail, Google’s web-based email. Refresh your account to update the phone from the servers. From a Home screen, touch Apps Gmail. 1. From the Home screen, touch Email. Setting Up Your Gmail Account 2. Touch Refresh.
  • Page 95: Hangouts

    Refreshing Your Gmail Account Hangouts Refresh your account to update messages on the phone. Hangouts is an online place to meet friends and family, share 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Gmail. photos, and host video calls. 2. Touch Menu Refresh.
  • Page 96: Google

    Google+ Voice Recorder Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a The Voice Recorder allows you to record an audio file up to lot easier. Set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream to get one minute long and then immediately share it using updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast messaging Dropbox, Bluetooth, Drive, Email, Gmail, Messaging, or with everyone in your Circles, or use Instant Upload to...
  • Page 97 – 7. Touch and hold a voice recording for these options: LImit for multimedia messages: Select On or Off. Selecting • Share via: Share your recording using Dropbox, Bluetooth, On limits the message size so the recording size attaches to an Drive, Email, Gmail, Messaging, or Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 98: Section 6: Multimedia

    1. From a 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 99: Music

    Music Music Controls The Music application can play music files. The Music app Group Play Volume supports files with extensions AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, and WMA. Launch Music to navigate through your music library, play songs, and create playlists (music files bigger than 300 KB display).
  • Page 100 Touch and hold to fast-forward the song. Touch to Repeat one: Repeat the song currently playing. go to next song. Repeat all: Replay the current list when the list Group Play: Share playback of a song with other, ends. available Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified devices.
  • Page 101 Music Options Music File Settings To access additional options, follow these steps: The Music settings menu allows you to set preferences for the music player such as whether you want the music to play 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Music.
  • Page 102: Using Playlists

    Adding Music to a Playlist • Lyrics: Activate to display the song’s lyrics, if available. • Smart volume: When enabled, automatically adjust each To add files to the playlist: track’s playback volume to an equal level. 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Music.
  • Page 103: 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 104: Google Play Books

    Google Play Books Google Play Newsstand With Google Play Books, you can shop the world's largest Google Play Newsstand is a subscription service where you selection of ebooks and read them anywhere you like—on a can shop a wide selection of titles, from cooking to phone, phone, e-reader, or the Web.
  • Page 105: 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 106: Video

    Video Full-screen in ratio view: The video is enlarged as much as possible without The Video application identifies and plays video files becoming distorted. (3GP or MP4) stored on the phone or on an optional microSD memory card. Full-screen view. Displays the video on the entire screen.
  • Page 107: Camera

    Camera Pop-up Player: The video plays in a small window so you can use the phone for other Use the phone’s built-in Camera to take pictures and purposes while watching the video from the record video. front screen instead of in the player. From a Home screen, touch Apps Camera.
  • Page 108: Taking Pictures

    Taking Pictures Delete to erase the picture (only visible with 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Camera. the screen in landscape mode). 2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your You can also “Pinch” the screen or touch the zoom picture by aiming the lens at the subject.
  • Page 109: Camera Options

    Camera Options • Panorama: Take a landscape photo by taking an Touch these Options to configure the camera: initial photo and then adding additional images to the initial photo. The guide box lets you view Self-portrait: Switch to the front camera lens, for the area in which the second part of the self-portraits.
  • Page 110 • Color effects: Choose color theme for the photo: Effects: Apply a color effect to pictures. No effect, Cold vintage, Warm vintage, Posterize, • Scene mode: Choose a mode to match Solarize, Green point, Blue point, Red-yellow point, conditions. Washed out, Cartoonify, Black and white, Sepia, or •...
  • Page 111: Camcorder

    Camcorder • Auto share shot: Easily connect to the devices you want to share photos with and then bring the devices Use the phone’s built-in Camcorder to record video. back together (back to back) to connect them. 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Camera.
  • Page 112: Capturing Video

    Capturing Video Viewing Your Videos 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Camera. After you record a video, you can access various options from the Image Viewer. The Image Viewer uses your Gallery 2. Touch and slide the Mode Button to Record Mode.
  • Page 113: Camcorder Options

    3. Touch Menu to mark the video as a Favorite, to Recording mode: Choose a recording mode, play the video as part of a Slideshow, to rename the from: video, to view details about the video, or to access • Normal: Record a video of any length.
  • Page 114 • Settings Timer: Set a delay before starting recording. • Edit shortcuts: Select which function • shortcuts display in the function menu. Resolution: Choose a size (in pixels) for the recording. • GPS tag: Add GPS location information to • video details.
  • Page 115: Gallery

    Gallery Viewing Pictures 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Gallery. The Gallery is where you view photos and videos. For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a slideshow, 2. Select an album, then touch a picture to view it. set photos as wallpaper or contact image, and share as a 3. While viewing pictures, touch on the screen or touch picture message.
  • Page 116: Viewing Videos

    Share: Send the video using Add to Dropbox, • Copy to clipboard: Create a copy, to paste into other apps. Picasa, Google+, Bluetooth, or touch See all • Print: Print the picture using Wi-Fi to a compatible Samsung to select more options. printer.
  • Page 117 4. Touch Menu for the following additional options: • Favorite: Mark this video as one of your favorites. • Slideshow: View a slideshow of your photos and videos. • Rename: Change the video’s filename. • Details: View details about the video. •...
  • Page 118: Section 7: Applications

    Section 7: Applications This section contains a description of each application that is You can also add an application icon as a Primary Shortcut available on the Apps screen, its function, and how to that displays on all Home screens. If you add an application navigate through that particular application.
  • Page 119 Uninstalling Apps Apps Screen Options 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps. You can uninstall apps you download and install. Pre-loaded apps cannot be uninstalled. 2. Touch Menu for these options: 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps. • Play Store: Launch the Play Store app. 2.
  • Page 120: Creating Application Folders

    Moving Application Icons To show app icons: 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps. With the Apps screen in Customizable grid view, you can arrange the application icons to suit yourself. 2. Touch Menu Show hidden applications. 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps.
  • Page 121: Task Manager

    To view information on an application: To access the Task Manager: 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps. Touch and hold Home, and then touch 2. Touch Menu Edit. Task manager. 3. Touch and drag an application shortcut up to 2.
  • Page 122: Accessing Applications

    From the Apps screen, touch Amazon MP3. provider directly and not from Samsung. Note: You must be registered with Amazon to use the MP3 Amazon application. At the prompt, enter your Amazon account credentials. Shop with Amazon.
  • Page 123: Amazon Apps

    Amazon Apps Calendar Download apps from Amazon. Record events and appointments to manage your schedule. From the Apps screen, touch Amazon Appstore. Tip: A Calendar widget is available in Widgets. For more information about placing widgets on the Home screen, Note: You must be registered with Amazon to use the see “Widgets”...
  • Page 124 • Task: Display your list of tasks. Touch the sort field to change • Sync: Synchronize the phones calendar with your account how your tasks are sorted. Tasks can be sorted by due date, calendars. For more information, refer to “Setting Up Your priority, date, week, month, or group.
  • Page 125: Camera

    Sending Events • Event notification: – Set alerts and notifications: Choose Alert to receive alerts, Send events as vCalendar files to other compatible devices. Status bar notification to display notifications in the Status 1. From the Apps screen, touch Calendar. bar, or Off for no notifications or alerts.
  • Page 126: City Id

    City ID Contacts Subscribe to City ID to display city and state for incoming Contacts lets you access and manage your Contacts list, calls, and to look up city and state information for phone Contacts Groups, Favorites list, and Speed dial settings. numbers.
  • Page 127: Drive

    Drive Dropbox Use the Google Drive app to open, view, rename, and share Dropbox is a “cloud” file storage service. The Dropbox app your Google Docs and files. lets you create an account with Dropbox or link with your existing Dropbox account. 1. Touch Drive.
  • Page 128: Gallery

    Gallery Google The Gallery is where you view photos and videos. For photos, Use Google to search the Web. you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a slideshow, Tip: The Google Search Widget is available by default on the set photos as wallpaper or contact image, and share as a Home screen.
  • Page 129: Google Settings

    Google Settings Google+ As Google has become more intertwined with other Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a applications, this menu provides a quick and ready access lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream point to configure preferences for Google+, Maps, Locations, to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast and so on.
  • Page 130: Hangouts

    Hangouts Internet Your phone is equipped with a full-HTML browser, that lets Hangouts is a free Windows and web-based application for you access the Internet. instant messaging offered by Google. You can connect with your friends across computers and various Android devices. From a Home screen, touch Internet.
  • Page 131: Knox

    Double-tap on the screen to zoom in. • Touch Zoom in or Zoom out. KNOX Scrolling Samsung KNOX is a comprehensive enterprise mobile • Touch and drag on the screen to reposition the map in the display. solution for use with both work and play .
  • Page 132: Media Hub

    3. To browse content, touch the Home, Movies, and/or TV Shows tabs. Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie 4. To view content you’ve already purchased or rented, and TV content. With hundreds of titles available at your fingertips, entertaining on the go has never been easier.
  • Page 133: Mobile Tv

    Mobile TV My Files You can watch television shows on you device. Select from a Find, view and manage files stored on an installed memory card. If the file is associated with an application on the list of options. phone, you can launch the file in the application. From the Apps screen, touch Mobile TV.
  • Page 134: Paper Artist

    Paper Artist Menu: Displays the following options: Using Paper Artist, you can draw or convert photos or images • Select all: Mark all files or folders. into line art of any of several types and edit and color them. • Create folder: Create a new folder.
  • Page 135: Photos

    Photos Play Books Use this application to view and share images or videos via Google Books is now Google Play Books. With Google Play Google’s social network services. Books, you can shop the world's largest selection of ebooks and read them anywhere you like—on a phone, phone, 1.
  • Page 136: Play Movies & Tv

    Play Movies & TV Play Newsstand With Google Play Movies & TV, you can rent or purchase Subscribe to your favorite magazines so you can have them thousands of movies and TV shows. You can watch instantly available to read on your phone at your leisure. or download your movie or TV show for offline viewing at a From the Apps screen, touch Play Newsstand.
  • Page 137: S Memo

    S Memo Memo Viewing Options While viewing your Memos: The S Memo application can be used to create memos using the keyboard, your finger, or both. You can add images, voice 1. Touch Menu View by list to view your memos recordings, and text all in one place.
  • Page 138: S Voice

    S Voice Samsung Apps Use this application to command the device by voice to With Samsung Apps, you can easily download an abundance perform various functions. of applications to your device. These include games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, and more.
  • Page 139: Samsung Link

    Wi-Fi and use an active/ 1. From the Apps screen, touch Slacker. registered Samsung account prior to using this 2. Begin selecting the music you want to listen to. application. For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi Settings” on Important! To use some features of this service, you must page 138.
  • Page 140: Top Hd Games

    Top HD Games Voice Search Find and download games. Voice Search offers voice-activated Google searches. If you agree, Voice Search uses your location to improve search From the Apps screen, touch Top HD Games. results and offer other services. Video From the Apps screen, touch Voice Search.
  • Page 141: Wallet

    Wallet Your Navigator Deluxe The Google Wallet app stores credit, debit, and/or gift card Provides all the features of an advanced car navigation information, PayPal account information, and other payment system. Obtain turn-by-turn driving directions with GPS options, giving you quick and easy access when making accuracy.
  • Page 142: Youtube

    2. From the Your Navigator Deluxe Home screen select one of the following options: • Drive To: Obtain turn by turn directions to an address, airport, contact address, and more. • Places: Search for nearby businesses, the cheapest gas prices, and more. •...
  • Page 143: Section 8: Connections

    Section 8: Connections This section describes the various connections your phone You can also use the following method to quickly turn Wi-Fi can make, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Connecting to on or off: your PC. 1. From the top of a Home screen, swipe your finger downward to display the Notifications screen.
  • Page 144 Adding a Wi-Fi Network Manually Wi-Fi Settings 1. From a Home screen, touch Menu Settings Configure and manage connections to Wi-Fi access points. Connections Wi-Fi. 1. From a Home screen, touch Menu Settings The Wi-Fi options screen displays. Connections Wi-Fi. 2.
  • Page 145: Wi-fi Direct

    Wi-Fi Direct – Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to switch from Wi-Fi to mobile data for data communications, when your phone Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly goes to sleep (when the backlight goes out). This setting can through Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot, and affect your data usage, and the behavior of devices you connect without having to set up the connection.
  • Page 146: Bluetooth

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi Direct Device Bluetooth 1. From a Home screen, touch Menu Settings Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications Connections Wi-Fi. technology for exchanging information over a distance of about 30 feet. 2. Touch the OFF/ON button to turn Wi-Fi ON You do not need to line up the devices to send information Wi-Fi must be on to use Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 147: Pairing With A Bluetooth Device

    Pairing with a Bluetooth Device 4. Touch Scan. Your device displays a list of discovered in-range Bluetooth devices. Search for a Bluetooth device and pair with it, to exchange information between your phone and the device. 5. Touch a device from the list to initiate pairing. After pairing, your phone and the target device connect with 6. Enter the passkey or PIN code, if needed, and each other and exchange information without a pass code...
  • Page 148: Bluetooth Settings

    Connecting with a Bluetooth Device 3. Touch a setting to configure Bluetooth: • Touch your phone’s name to enable or disable its visibility to 1. Turn Bluetooth ON (see “Turning Bluetooth On or Off” other devices’ Bluetooth searches. Available when Bluetooth is on page 140).
  • Page 149: Bluetooth Profiles

    Bluetooth Profiles • Object Exchange: OPP v1.0 profile allows sending and receiving of contact name cards (vCard 2.1) and calendar events Bluetooth profiles are specifications for services supported (vCalendar) between devices. PBAP v1.2 supports exchange of by individual devices. Profiles improve the ability of different devices to work together.
  • Page 150: Vpn

    5. Enter the Server address and any other required fields that are dependent upon the Type you entered You can use your phone’s VPN (Virtual Private Network) previously. feature to connect to VPNs. Accessing a VPN 6. Touch PPP encryption (MPPE) to enable or disable encryption.
  • Page 151: Nfc

    VPN Options Turning Android Beam On or Off 1. From a Home screen, touch Menu Settings 1. From a Home screen, touch Menu Settings Connections More networks VPN. Connections NFC. 2. Touch Menu Always-on VPN to select a VPN 2. Touch the OFF/ON button to turn NFC ON profile to always stay connected.
  • Page 152: S Beam

    S Beam Using S Beam 1. Turn S Beam ON. When S Beam is turned ON, you can beam files to another NFC-capable device by holding the devices close together. 2. Launch Camera, Music Player, or Gallery. You can beam images and videos from your gallery, music When using Gallery, you can select multiple files to files from your music player, and more.
  • Page 153: Nearby Devices

    Nearby Devices 4. Under Advanced, touch options to control how content is shared from your device: Share files with nearby Digital Living Network Alliance • Shared contents: Choose the type of content to share, from (DLNA) certified devices over Wi-Fi. Videos, Photos, or Music.
  • Page 154: Screen Mirroring

    Screen Mirroring Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Screen Mirroring lets your phone share the contents of its Use Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to share your phone’s access to display with other Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) your Wireless Provider’s Internet connection with up to 5 certified devices, such as Smart televisions.
  • Page 155 Securing Your Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Connecting a Device Using Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Your Portable Wi-Fi hotspot includes a generated password to limit access. To further limit access to your Portable Wi-Fi Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to your hotspot, do either or both of the following: phone’s Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Page 156: Tethering

    Tethering Personal Computer Connections Use Tethering to share your phone’s Internet connection with You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and a computer connected to your device using the USB data/ access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in your charging cable, or using Bluetooth.
  • Page 157: Section 9: Settings

    Section 9: Settings Accessing Settings Settings Tabs From the Home screen, touch Menu Settings. Your phone’s Settings are divided into 4 main groups. When the Settings screen displays, the following tabs are located at – or – the top of the screen. From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings.
  • Page 158: Wi-fi

    Wi-Fi Data Usage Your device supports Wi-Fi a/b/g/n. Use Wi-Fi settings to Monitor data usage, and control your phone’s connection to manage your device’s Wi-Fi connections. mobile data service. For more information about using your phone’s Wi-Fi Note: Data is measured by your phone. Your service provider features, see “Wi-Fi”...
  • Page 159: More Networks

    More Networks 6. Touch Menu to display additional options. Touch each check box to enable the feature or option. Access additional options for configuring connections • Data roaming: Allow your phone to use mobile data when between your phone and other devices. roaming.
  • Page 160: Default Messaging App

    Default Messaging App Mobile Networks This setting lets you select the messaging app that your Set options for network selection, data service, and roaming phone is to use by default to receive your incoming behavior. messages. 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections 1.
  • Page 161 Tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot Turning Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot On or Off 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot More networks Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot. Turning ON Portable Wi-Fi hotspot turns your phone into a The Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot screen displays. Wi-Fi Internet access point (hotspot) and allows up to 5 other 2. Touch the OFF/ON button to turn Portable Wi-Fi hotspot devices to connect to it using a Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 162: Allowed Devices

    Configuring Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot • Show advanced options: Enable to access advanced options, including Broadcast channel, to specify the channel your device 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections uses for Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. More networks Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot. Allowed Devices The Tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot screen displays.
  • Page 163: Nfc

    Tip: For information about connecting to your Portable Wi-Fi Note: Using Tethering requires a subscription to your Wireless hotspot, see “Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot” on page 148. Provider’s mobile data service. Tethering Use Tethering to share the phone’s Internet connection with a Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
  • Page 164: S Beam

    Tap and Pay Nearby Devices When NFC is turned on, you can use the Tap and Pay feature Share files with nearby devices via DLNA (Digital Living to pay for items just by touching your phone to a reader at a Network Alliance) over Wi-Fi.
  • Page 165: Lock Screen

    Lock Screen Lock Screen Options Choose settings for locking and unlocking your phone. The following options are available depending on the Screen Lock type that you have selected. For more information about using the lock and unlock Swipe Options features, see “Securing Your Phone” on page 19. Screen Lock The options available when Screen lock is set to Swipe are: •...
  • Page 166 Face Unlock Options Pattern Options These options are available when Screen lock is set to Face These options are available when Screen lock is set to unlock or Face and voice: Pattern: • • Lock screen widgets: Lock the widgets that are displayed on Lock screen widgets: Lock the widgets that are displayed on your home screens.
  • Page 167: Display

    Display Screen • Brightness: Configure the LCD Brightness levels. Touch In this menu, you can change various settings for the display. Automatic brightness to allow the phone to self-adjust or drag From the Settings screen, touch My device My device My device the slider and touch OK.
  • Page 168: Led Indicator

    LED Indicator Font • Font style: Select the text font style that appears in screens. Select which alerts cause the LED indicator (upper left corner You can also touch Download to choose from a wider of the phone) to come on while the phone’s screen is off. selection.
  • Page 169: Sound

    Sound • Notifications: Choose a default sound to play for notifications, such as for new messages and event reminders. From the Settings screen, touch My device My device My device Sound. Tip: You can set songs as notification ringtones. For more The following options display: information, refer to “Music”...
  • Page 170: Home Screen Mode

    3. Touch Apply to confirm. • Sound when tapped: When enabled, a tone sounds when you Call touch keys on the Samsung keypad. For information about Call settings, see “Call Settings” on • Vibrate when tapped: When enabled, your device vibrates page 75.
  • Page 171: Blocking Mode

    Blocking Mode Set time • Always: When enabled, Blocking mode stays active until you When enabled, Blocking mode lets you select which turn it off. notifications you receive. • From: With Always disabled, select the time when Blocking 1. From the Settings screen, touch My device My device My device...
  • Page 172: Hands-free Mode

    Hands-Free Mode Power Saving Mode Hands-free mode allows you to select whether your phone Configure Power saving settings to conserve battery power. announces in plain language incoming calls and messages, 1. From the Settings screen, touch My device My device My device alarm information, and/or schedule alarm information from Power saving mode.
  • Page 173: Accessories

    Accessibility 4. Under Power saving tips, touch Learn about power saving to read information about Power saving options. Accessibility services are special features to make using the device easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use Accessories the Accessibility settings to activate these services. This screen allows you to select the Audio output mode when Note: You can download accessibility applications from Play using a car or desk dock.
  • Page 174 • Show shortcut: Adds an Accessibility settings option or a • Negative colors: When enabled, reverses the display of TalkBack settings option to the Device options menu that onscreen colors from White text on a Black background to appears when you press and hold the Power-Lock key. Black text on a White background.
  • Page 175: Language And Input

    Language options. Select the language used in the phone’s screens. • Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung subtitles with From the Language and input screen, touch Language multimedia files when available. Touch the OFF / ON button to to select the language used in the phone’s screens.
  • Page 176: Samsung Keyboard

    Samsung Keyboard – Learn from Facebook: Log in to let your device learn from your Facebook entries. Touch beside Samsung keyboard to configure the – Learn from Twitter: Log in to let your device learn from your following options: “tweets”.
  • Page 177 • Tutorial: View help for using T9 predictive text. Swype. Touch Show helpful tips for more Swype information. • Reset settings: Touch to reset Samsung keyboard settings • Updates: Check for available Swype updates. to the defaults, except for My word list and the Auto substitution list.
  • Page 178: Google Voice Typing

    Speech Google Voice Typing To configure Google voice typing: Use this menu to set the speech settings for Voice input. Voice Search From the Language and input screen, touch next to Google voice typing. From the Language and input screen, touch The following options are available: Voice search to configure the following: •...
  • Page 179: Pointer Speed

    1. From the Language and input screen, touch Text-to-speech options and select the preferred TTS Pointer speed. engine, Samsung text-to-speech engine or 2. Drag the slider to the right to go faster or to the left to Google Text-to-speech Engine.
  • Page 180: Motion

    Motion • Double tap to top: Once enabled, double tap the top of the device to be taken to the top of the current onscreen list. Motion lets you control a number of the phone’s functions by • Tilt to zoom: Once enabled, you must be on a screen where moving your hand or finger across the screen in a particular pattern or by moving the phone itself in a particular way.
  • Page 181: Smart Screen

    Sensitivity settings and tutorial Hand motion tutorial • Sensitivity settings: Touch this option, then select Tilt to zoom, • Learn about hand motions: Read tutorial type information Pan to move icon, or Pan to browse images. about hand motions. Adjust the selected Sensitivity setting by touching and dragging Smart Screen the slider to the left or right, then touch OK.
  • Page 182: Voice Control

    Voice Control Accounts The Voice control settings allow you to set up voice Use this option to set up, manage, and synchronize accounts, commands to control your device. including your Google and email accounts. Adding an Account Note: If you set the Alert type for calls or alarms to vibration, 1.
  • Page 183: Synchronizing Accounts

    Synchronizing Accounts Removing an Account Select the items you want to synchronize on your account Important! Removing an account also deletes all of its such as Books, Calendar, Contacts, and more. messages, contacts, and other data from the 1. From the Settings screen, touch Accounts.
  • Page 184 Configure the following options: Samsung services that are available. • Accounts: View Google accounts set up on your device. Touch 4. If you have a Samsung account, touch Sign in. a Google account to configure syncing or to remove the – or –...
  • Page 185: Cloud

    If you have signed in to your Samsung Account: Tip: The password is for your Samsung account, not the • Touch your Samsung Account to manage your sync settings or password you use for the email address you are entering.
  • Page 186: Back Up And Reset

    Back Up and Reset Factory Data Reset From this menu you can reset your phone and sound settings The Back up and reset settings allow you to back up your to the factory default settings. data, back up accounts, automatically restore your phone, and reset your phone settings to the factory settings.
  • Page 187: Location

    Location Location Reporting Google uses Location Reporting to store and use your You must enable location services on your device for apps, device’s most recent location data. Google apps, such as such as Google Maps, to use your location. Google Maps, can use this data to improve your search Note: Some apps may require one or more location services results based on places that you have visited.
  • Page 188: Security

    My Places Security You can save your favorite locations for use with services The Security settings allow you to determine the security that require location information. This information can level for your phone. improve your search results and other location-related From the Settings screen, touch More activities.
  • Page 189 – Send security reports: When enabled, security reports are sent to Samsung using Wi-Fi, for threat Some features a device administrator might control analysis. include: Setting the number of failed password attempts before the phone is restored to factory settings.
  • Page 190: Application Manager

    You can download and install applications from the device storage, or from an installed memory card, and Google Play Store, the Samsung Apps, or create applications use the Credential storage settings to allow using the Android SDK and install them on the phone. Use Application manager to manage applications on the phone.
  • Page 191: Default Applications

    Battery 3. Touch an app or service to display the App info or Active app screen which provides more detailed storage See how much battery power is used for device activities. usage information, and lets you Stop/Force stop or 1. From the Settings screen, touch More Uninstall/Report and app or service.
  • Page 192: Storage

    Storage SD Card View usage for, and manage, storage space on an optional Manage the use of memory resources in the phone’s Device memory card. memory, and on an installed memory card. • Total space: Shows the total card memory. From the Settings screen, touch More •...
  • Page 193: Date And Time

    Date and Time About Device By default, the phone receives date and time information This menu contains legal information, system tutorial from the wireless network. When you are outside network information, and other phone information such as the model coverage, you may want to set date and time information number, firmware version, baseband version, kernel version, manually using the Date &...
  • Page 194 • Legal information: This option displays information about • Baseband version: Shows the baseband version loaded on Open source licenses, Google legal information, Samsung legal this handset. information, and License settings. This information clearly Note: Baseband, kernel, and build numbers are usually used provides copyright and distribution legal information and facts for updates to the handset or for support.
  • Page 195: Software Update

    Software Update The Software update feature enables you to use your phone to connect to the network and download any new phone software directly to your phone and automatically install it. Tip: For best results, before launching Software update, connect your device to a Wi-Fi Access Point. For more information, refer to “Scanning and Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network”...
  • Page 196: Index

    Index City ID 120 Top HD Games 134 Clock 120 Wallet 135 Abc Mode 50 Contacts 120 Your Navigator Deluxe 135 Accessory Settings 167 Downloads 120 Apps Accounts Dropbox 121 uninstalling 113 adding a Google account 55 Email 121 setting up 55 Flipboard 121 Airplane mode 153 Back key 25...
  • Page 197 Camcorder updating from Call log 60 recording video 106 updating from Keypad 60 Calculator 117 settings 107 Creating a Playlist 96 Calendar 117 Camcorder Options Call Camcorder Options after a Video is Settings 69 Data Usage 152 Taken 106 Call log Default Applications 185 Camera 119 creating/updating contacts 73...
  • Page 198 Entering Text Google 178 Home Screen changing the text entry mode 50 Gmail 88 adding widgets 39 using 123Sym mode 51 managing an account 57 folders 41 using Abc mode 50 Maps 125 wallpaper 42 using Swype 53 Play Store 130 Home Screen Mode 164 using symbol/numeric mode 51 setting up an account 55...
  • Page 199 Memory settings activate/deactivate 28 internal phone storage 186 panel relocation 29 Namecards Menu removing apps 29 sending 64 key 25 running multiple apps 30 Navigation Messages tab repositioning 29 touch gestures 26 creating and sending 80 Music Negative Colors 168 email 86 Music Player 93 127...
  • Page 200 159 Speed Dials Unlocking Samsung Account assigning 67 using an unlock pattern 19 signing in 178 removing or reassigning 67 Samsung Apps 132 Storage 186 Samsung Keyboard Video 134 SWYPE configuring 49 Videos entering text using 53...
  • Page 201 Voicemail checking 17 setting up 17 accessing 144 VPN Client 134 Widgets 39 Wi-Fi adding a connection manually 138 scanning and connecting 137 settings 152 turning on or off 137 using the phone as a hotspot 148 Wi-Fi Direct 139 connecting to other devices 140 turning on and off 139 Wireless Networking...

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