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Section 1: Getting Started Understanding this User Manual Note: Instructions in this manual are based on default settings, The sections of this manual generally follow the features of and may vary from your phone, depending on the your phone. A robust index for features begins on page 202. software version on your phone, and any changes to the Also included is important safety information beginning on phone’s Settings.
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 These are intended to point out important information, share use your phone. To make this possible, the following text quick methods for activating features, to define terms, and conventions are used to represent frequently-used steps: more.
Setting Up Your Phone Removing the battery cover Pull up using the slot provided, while lifting the cover Install the 4G LTE SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card, battery, and optional memory card; then charge the battery off the phone. to begin using your phone. Installing the battery cover Back Cover Align the cover and press it firmly into place, making...
SIM Card Your phone uses a 4G LTE SIM (Subscriber Identity Module). The 4G LTE SIM is a small, rectangular plastic card that stores your phone number, information about your wireless service, and other information such as messages. The SIM card is installed under the back cover, and must remain in the device when in use.
A fully discharged battery requires up to 4 hours of charge time. After the first charge, you can use the phone while charging. Warning! Use only Samsung-approved charging devices and batteries. Samsung accessories are designed to Installing the battery maximize battery life.
Charging the Battery 2. Connect the USB cable to the charging head. Your phone comes with a Wall/USB Charger (Charging Head and USB cable) to charge your phone from any 110/220 VAC outlet. Incorrect Note: The battery comes partially charged. You must fully charge the battery before using your phone for the first time.
Turning the Phone On and Off Setup Wizard The first time you turn your phone on, Setup Wizard will guide you through the basics of setting up your phone. Follow the prompts to choose a default language, set up accounts, choose location services, and learn more about your phone.
Your Samsung Account Roaming Create a Samsung account, for access to Samsung apps on When you travel outside your home network’s coverage area, your phone, including Media Hub and AllShare Play. For more your phone can use roaming to acquire service on other “Accounts”...
Task Manager Memory Card Your phone can run apps simultaneously, with some apps Your phone supports removable microSD™ or microSDHC™ running in the background. Use Task Manager to see which memory cards of up to 64GB capacity, for storage of music, apps are running on your phone, and to end running apps to pictures, and other files.
Securing Your Phone Installing a Memory Card 1. Remove the back cover. Use your phone’s screen lock features to secure your phone. 2. With the gold contacts facing down, slide the memory Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this User Manual card into the slot, pushing gently until it locks into start with the phone unlocked, at the Home screen.
Unlocking the phone Unlock the phone using one of the default unlock screens, or use Screen lock options for increased security. Press the Power/Lock Key; then touch and drag your finger across the screen. Tip: Special notification icons display for missed calls or new messages.
Front View • LED Indicator: Flashes or glows for alerts or phone status. For more information, see “LED Indicator” on page 28. • Earpiece: Plays sounds. • Proximity and Light Sensors: Detects the presence of objects, for use with motion settings, and to control the screen display, such as when you move the phone away from your ear during a call.
Side Views • Volume Key: From the Home screen, press to adjust master volume. During calls or media playback, press to adjust volume. Press to mute the ringtone of an incoming call. • Power/Lock Key: Press and hold to turn the phone on or off, and to access a device options menu.
Back View • LED Flash: Use when taking photos or recording video. • Microphones (top and bottom): Capture audio during recording, during phone calls, and video chat. • 8 Megapixel Camera: Use when taking photos or recording videos. • 3.5mm Headset Jack: Plug in an optional headset or TTY equipment.
Home Screen • Status Bar: Presents icons to show network status, battery power, and connection details. For a list of icons, see “Status The Home screen is the starting point for using your phone. Bar” on page 28. • Primary Shortcuts: Shortcuts to your phone’s common apps. For “Primary Shortcuts”...
Extended Home Screen Adding and removing Home screen panels Your phone comes with 7 Home screen panels. You can The Home screen consists of the Home panel, plus panels customize the Home screen to include up to the seven that extend beyond the display width to provide more space default panels, and set one panel as Home.
Navigation Finger Gestures Touch Navigate your phone’s features using the command keys and the touch screen. Touch items to select or launch them. For example: • Touch the onscreen keyboard to enter characters or text. Warning! Please note that a touch screen responds best to a •...
Hand Gestures Your phone recognizes motion, to allow you to navigate and access features by moving the phone in specific gestures. To use gestures, enable the Motion settings. For more “Motion” information, see on page 154. Pick Up or Turn Over Lift the phone, or place the phone screen-down, on a horizontal surface, such as a table.
Tap to top Tilt Tap on the top of the phone twice, quickly. Touch and hold with your thumbs on the screen; then tilt the phone forward and back to zoom in or out. • Tap to top: When this setting is On, a double tap on the top of the •...
Palm Touch and hold on the screen; then move the phone in a Use your hand to swipe across the screen, or cover the side-to-side motion. screen. • • Pan to move icon: When this setting is On, moving the phone in a Palm swipe to capture: panning motion (side-to-side) moves a highlighted icon to a new When this setting is On,...
Notifications Settings Use settings at the top of Notifications to control popular Notifications shows information about connections, alerts settings. Slide your finger right and left to see all the icons. and other items. • “Bluetooth” on Bluetooth: Turn Bluetooth On or Off. See 1.
LED Indicator Airplane Mode Active: All wireless The LED indicator, on the front of the phone above the screen “Airplane communications are disabled. See “Front View” (see on page 18) animates or glows to show mode” on page 113. alerts or phone status. USB Connected: The phone is connected to a •...
GPS Location Active: One or more GPS location Signal Strength Roaming, CDMA: Current signal “Location services” on services are active. See strength, when the phone is roaming on CDMA page 135. networks. The greater the number of bars, the stronger the signal. Missing SIM: No SIM is installed.
Update Available: An update is available for an SD Card Safe to Remove: A memory card was installed app. unmounted, and it is safe to uninstall it. For more information about using memory cards, see Update Successful: An update was installed for an “Memory Card”...
Primary Shortcuts Widgets Primary Shortcuts appear 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 access. Editing the Primary Shortcuts Adding Widgets to the Home screen Adding widgets from the Home screen To add shortcuts:...
Shortcuts Folders Use App shortcuts for quick access to applications from the Place folders on the Home screen to organize items. Adding Folders Home screen. Your phone comes with app shortcuts already placed on the Home screen, and you can add your favorites. 1.
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, Applications that you download and install are also added or select a picture you’ve taken with the Camera or to Apps.
Access speech recognition. the keyboard by touching any text entry field. You can enable predictive text, to have the Samsung You can also use voice input to speak your inputs. keyboard match your key touches to common words and The virtual QWERTY keyboard displays at the bottom of the displays them.
The default case is lower case (abc). Enter upper and lower case alphabet letters by touching the Shift key to toggle the When you enable the Voice input setting for Samsung case, before touching the letter key(s). keyboard, you can access Google Voice Typing from the •...
Using Google Voice Typing Use your voice to enter text using the Google Voice typing feature. 1. While entering text, touch and drag downward from the top of the screen to display Notifications. Touch Choose input method Google voice typing. 2.
Your phone provides the ability to synchronize information, sync 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, “Setting Up Email Accounts”...
Contacts Creating Contacts 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts Use Contacts to store information for your friends, family and Create contact. colleagues, to make contacting them easy. 2. At the Save contact to prompt, select a save option for To access Contacts: the contact (options depend on accounts set up): From the Home screen, touch...
Creating Contacts from Recent calls • Under Email, touch Email address to enter an email address. Touch the label to the left of the email address to choose a Save a phone number from a recent call to create a new label, from Home, Work, or Other;...
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 the Home screen, touch Contacts. “Creating or Updating Contacts For more information, see 2.
“Sending Namecards (vCards)” • Print contact info: Print the contact’s namecard via Bluetooth page 44. to a compatible Samsung Bluetooth-enabled printer. Other Contacts Options • Add shortcut to Home: Place a shortcut to the contact info on 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts.
My Local Profile Joining 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 via including Google, Corporate, and other providers, plus social Bluetooth or as an attachment.
Exporting and Importing Contacts Separating contacts 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. You can export your contact list to and from USB storage 2. Touch a contact to display its information. (your phone’s memory), or an installed memory card. Contacts are exported and imported as a special VCF file, and 3.
Sending Namecards (vCards) 4. Touch Done. At the prompt, choose a sending method. Follow the prompts to send the namecard: You can send a contact namecard as a vCards via Bluetooth • Bluetooth: For more information about sending via Bluetooth, to other Bluetooth devices, or as an attachment via Gmail or “Bluetooth”...
Backing Up Contacts Favorites Use Assistant Plus to save a copy of your Contacts to a Mark contacts with a star to identify them as Favorites. secure web site. Favorites display on the Favorites tab in the Phone and “Backup Assistant Plus” For more information, see Contacts for fast dialing or messaging, and are indicated by page 133.
Groups Editing a Group 1. From the 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, or you can create new groups.
Adding Contacts to a Group Sending a Message to Group Members 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts Create a new text or email message, addressed to the Groups. group’s members. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts Groups. 2. Touch a Group to display it; then touch member.
Speed Dials Removing or Reassigning a Speed Dial 1. From the 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.
Section 4: Calling Making Calls Making Calls Using the Phone Keypad 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone. Your phone offers multiple ways to make calls: • 2. Touch the digits of the telephone number on the Use the touch screen Phone Keypad to enter the phone number Keypad.
Making Calls from Contacts Making Calls using S Voice A contact is an entry that you have created to store the Place a call by speaking the name or number. name, numbers, and other information for people or groups 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone.
Multi-party Calling Making Calls using Favorites 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. “Favorites”...
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 unlocked. middle of the screen. Select an existing message, or Create new message. Touch and drag the Answer icon toward the middle of the screen.
Ending a Call Options During a Call While in a call, you can use these features: To end a call, touch • Recent Calls Add call: Display the Dialer to set up a multi-party call. • Keypad: Display a keypad to enter numbers. When you place, answer, or miss a call, a record of the call is •...
Sending Messages using Recent calls Managing Recent calls Deleting records 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone Recent. 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone Recent. 2. Swipe your finger from right to left across the call. – or – 2.
Call Settings Filtering records 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone Configure settings for calling with your phone. Recent. Call restriction 2. While viewing the calls, touch Menu and then Create and manage a list of phone numbers, to have your touch View by.
Set reject messages Ringtones and keypad tones Create and manage text messages to send to callers when Choose tones and/or vibration to play for incoming calls and rejecting incoming calls. Messages you create here are keypad touches. available from the incoming call screen when you use the 1.
Call alert Call answering/ending Set options for sounds and vibrations to occur during calls. Manage settings for answering and ending calls. 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone. 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone. 2. Touch Menu Call Settings Call alert.
Accessory settings for call My call sound Configure headset options for calls. Choose options for call audio, in cases where you might need the sound softer or more clear, or optimized for your right or 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone.
Increase volume in pocket Voicemail When enabled, the phone uses the proximity sensor to detect Configure options for voicemail. when the phone is in a pocket or other close-fitting location 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone. such as a purse or bag, and increases the volume for 2.
Other call settings 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone. 2. Touch Menu Call Settings. 3. Configure options: • Current country: Choose the country you are in. This is used in Assisted dialing. • Assisted dialing: When Assisted dialing is On, your phone automatically dials appropriate codes and prefixes for international calls.
Section 5: Messaging Types of Messages Note: Messaging service availability depends on your network Your phone supports these types of messages: and service plan. Multimedia Messaging charges apply • Text messages: Send and receive simple messages containing per your Calling Plan. Monthly plans are available. text to other mobile phones or email addresses (also known Higher rates apply for International Multimedia Messaging (when available).
Text and Multimedia Messaging – Add to Contacts: If the recipients are not saved in Contacts, save the info as a new contact, or update an existing contact. Your phone can send and receive text and multimedia – Add slide/Remove slide: Add or remove a slide. Slides hold messages.
Managing Messages – Draft messages: View messages you’ve created but not yet sent. Messages you send and receive to the same contact, number – or address are grouped together as a “thread,” so you can Locked messages: View messages you’ve locked. Locked see all the messages you exchanged with a recipient in one messages cannot be deleted.
• General settings: • Multimedia message (MMS) settings: – – Restore messages: Restore messages saved to an optional Delivery reports: When enabled, you receive a delivery report memory card back to the Messaging app. for multimedia messages you send. – –...
– • Notification settings: Emergency notification preview: Listen to an example of a – Emergency Alert tone (and vibration, if enabled). The Emergency Notifications: When enabled, message alerts display in the Alert tone plays at the same volume as your call ringtone. Status bar.
Emergency Alerts Email This device is designed to receive Wireless Emergency Alerts Send and receive email using popular email services. Setting Up 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.
Deleting Email Accounts • Message preview line: Choose the number of lines of email text to display in the preview screen. 1. From the Home screen, select Apps Email. • Email title: Choose how emails are titled in the preview screen. 2.
Composing and Sending Email Gmail 1. From the Home screen, select Apps Email. Send and receive emails via Gmail, Google’s web-based 2. If you have multiple accounts set up, choose an email. account from the menu at the top of the screen. From the Home screen, select Apps Gmail.
Voicemail Refreshing Your Gmail Account Syncing refreshes your phone with the account’s servers. All unanswered calls to your phone are sent to voice mail, When you set up an email account, you can choose whether even if your phone is turned off, so you’ll want to set up your the account syncs in the background, or manually.
Checking Voicemail Google Talk 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Voice Chat with other Google Talk users. Mail. Note: Talk requires that you have a Google account set up on – or – your phone. For more information, see “Setting Up Your From the Home screen, touch ;...
Section 6: Applications Managing Applications Uninstalling Apps You can uninstall apps you download and install. Pre-loaded Apps displays all applications installed on your phone, apps cannot be uninstalled. including apps you download and install. 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.
Customizing the Apps Screens – Drag it to Create page to create a new apps screen and Choosing a view place the icon on it. – Drag it to App info to view information about the app. By default, app icons appear in Grid view. You can change the view to list view.
DLNA (Digital agreement and follow the prompts to continue. Living Network Alliance) certified devices. 3. If you are not already signed in to your Samsung For more information about AllShare Play, visit: account, touch Sign in and follow the prompts.
• Nearby devices: Search for nearby devices. – Contact Us: Send a message to the AllShare Play team. • Settings: Configure AllShare Play. • My account: Configure your Samsung account, used with – Registered storage: Configure access to a web storage AllShare Play.
Amazon Kindle Calculator Use the Amazon Kindle application to download books for Use your phone’s Calculator to perform mathematical reading, right on your phone. calculations. From the Home screen, touch Apps Note: You must be registered with Amazon to use the Kindle Calculator.
Camera 3. Touch Menu for options: • Go to: Display a specific date. Use the Camera to take pictures and record video. • Delete: Delete an event. Sharing your photos and videos • Search: Search for calendar events. Your device has exciting new features for sharing your •...
Taking Pictures Picture Options 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Camera. Camera. 2. Use these options to configure the camera: • Self portrait: Switch between the back camera and the front camera, for self-portraits. •...
– HDR: Take photos in High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode to • Options increase detail. – Edit shortcuts: Choose shortcuts to appear on the toolbar. – Buddy photo share: When you take a picture, the Camera Touch and drag shortcuts between the toolbar and the list. recognizes faces from Contacts, so you can easily share the –...
Recording Videos – Resolution: Choose a size for the image. – White balance: Choose a setting for the light source. Use the Camera to record video. – ISO: Choose a setting for imaging sensitivity. Important! Do not take videos of people without their –...
Video Options 2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your shot by aiming the lens at the subject. You can rotate the Configure the camcorder. phone to any position, and the screen controls rotate to 1. From the Home screen, touch Apps make recording easy.
Sharing Pictures and Video – Recording mode: Choose the default recording mode. Using Share Shot – Effects: Apply an effect to videos. – Exposure value: Set the default brightness level. Set up a connection with other Wi-Fi Direct devices, and then take pictures to share them in real time.
Clock Using S Beam Enable NFC and S Beam, and then share pictures, videos The Clock application includes these features: (and other files) with other NFC-capable devices. • Alarm: Create alarms to go off once, or to repeat. “NFC and 1.
Contacts Email Use Contacts to store information for your friends, family and Send and receive email using popular email services. colleagues, to make contacting them easy. “Email” For more information, see on page 66. “Contacts” For more information, see on page 38. From the Home screen, select Apps Email.
Sharing pictures and video Setting a Picture as a Contact Photo You can share pictures and videos via Email, Messaging, Set a picture as a contact’s photo. The contact’s photo will Bluetooth or popular sharing services. appear with notifications to calls or messages from the contact.
Gmail Google+ Send and receive emails via Gmail, Google’s web-based Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a email. lot easier. Set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream for updates from your Circles, use Messenger, or use Instant “Gmail”...
Help Entering text in a field • While browsing, touch a text field to display the virtual QWERTY Learn about your device. keyboard to enter text. From the Home screen, touch Apps Help. Zoom Internet • Tap the screen twice to zoom in or out. Your phone is equipped with a full HTML Browser, which Selecting items on a page allows you to access the internet.
Standalone or Google location data, and more. “Location services” services. For more information, see For more information, visit: www. samsung.com/us/kies on page 135. From the Home screen, touch Apps Kies Air. Local...
Media Hub Messaging Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie Send and receive text and multimedia messages. and TV content. Preview, rent, or buy blockbuster hits as well “Text and Multimedia Messaging” For more information, see as classic movies and TV shows.
Mobile Hotspot Music Player Use Mobile Hotspot to share your phone’s mobile internet Music Player plays songs stored on your phone or an connection with up to 10 devices, using your phone as the installed memory card. mobile hotspot. 1. From the Home screen, select Apps For more information, see “Mobile Hotspot”...
Adding a song to a playlist • List / Now Playing: Touch List to switch to a list view of songs. Touch Now Playing to display the current song 1. From the Home screen, select Apps title and details. Music Player. •...
Setting a Song as a Ringtone My Files You can set a song as a ringtone for all voice calls, for calls Find, view and manage files stored on an installed memory from an individual contact, or as an alarm tone. card.
My Verizon Mobile Phone View details and manage your Verizon Wireless account. Place calls, review recent calls, or dial a number to send a message. Note: No airtime or minute charges apply when accessing “Calling” For more information, see on page 49. My Verizon Mobile.
Play Magazines Play Music Subscribe to your favorite magazines, and have them With Google Play™ Music, you can play music you’ve available to read on your device any time, in any place. downloaded, and music you copied from your computer. You’ll need to have a Google account set up on your phone to From the Home screen, touch Apps...
S Memo S Voice Record ideas instantly and freely with memos containing Use S Voice to speak commands to perform operations on text, pictures, handwritten notes or drawings, and voice your phone, and to speak criteria for searches and other recordings.
Settings Verizon Tones Configure your phone to your preferences. For more Preview, purchase, and download ringtones and ringback “Settings” information, see on page 113. tones. From the Home screen, touch Apps Note: Airtime or download charges may apply. Settings. Setup Wizard 1.
Video Player • Pop Up Play: Touch to display the video in a small window at the top right corner of the screen, so you can watch Use Video Player to view and manage videos stored on an the video while using other phone features. Touch the small installed memory card, or shop for new videos.
Voice Recorder Voicemail Record your voice or other sounds, and share recordings via All unanswered calls to your phone are sent to voicemail, Bluetooth, Messaging, or Gmail. even if your phone is turned off, so you’ll want to set up your voicemail and personal greeting as soon as you activate your From the Home screen, touch Apps...
VPN Client YouTube Easily configure connections to a VPN (Virtual Private View and upload YouTube videos, right from your phone. Network). From the Home screen, select Apps From the Home screen, touch Apps YouTube. VPN Client. VZ Navigator ® Use VZ Navigator to find, share and navigate to millions of locations, avoid traffic and drive or walk with ease.
Section 7: Connections Wi-Fi Turning Wi-Fi On or Off Turn your phone’s Wi-Fi service on or off. When you turn Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that provides Wi-Fi service on, your phone automatically searches for access to local area networks. nearby available Wi-Fi networks.
Scanning and Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Adding a Wi-Fi Network Manually 1. From the Home screen, sweep your finger downward When you turn on Wi-Fi, your phone searches for available Wi-Fi connections and then displays them. to display Notifications. 1.
Wi-Fi Direct Connecting to Wi-Fi Direct Devices 1. First, enable Wi-Fi Direct on your device. From the Wi-Fi Direct is a standard that allows devices to connect to Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings each other directly via Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot, and without having to set up the connection.
Mobile Hotspot Turning Mobile Hotspot On or Off Activate your phone’s Mobile Hotspot application to allow Use Mobile Hotspot to share your phone’s internet connection other devices to use your phone’s internet connection. with a PC or other device through Wi-Fi, using your phone as the mobile hotspot.
Connecting a Device via Mobile Hotspot Bluetooth Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to your Note: For Hearing Aid Compatibility Information, see page 183. device’s Mobile Hotspot. 1. Turn on Mobile Hotspot on your phone. For more Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications “Turning Mobile Hotspot On or Off”...
Turning Bluetooth On or Off 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings Bluetooth. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings. 2. Touch Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth On. 2. Touch Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth On or Off. 3.
Tethering You can use your phone’s VPN (Virtual Private Network) Use Tethering to share your phone’s internet connection with feature to connect to VPNs. a computer that connects to your device via USB cable, or by Configuring VPN Settings Bluetooth. Touch Help under Tethering settings to view information Configure your phone’s VPN settings.
Bluetooth tethering NFC and Beaming Before starting, pair your computer with your phone, and Use NFC (Near Field Communication) to share information then configure your computer to obtain its network between your device and another NFC device by beaming, connection via Bluetooth. typically by touching the devices together back-to-back.
S Beam Nearby devices Share more and share it faster with S Beam. From photos to Share files with nearby devices using DLNA (Digital Living documents, large video files to maps, you can share almost Network Alliance) standards, over Wi-Fi. anything instantly with one touch, simply by placing your To share with nearby devices, you must connect to a phones back-to-back.
Configuring File Sharing Connecting to a Computer 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Connect your device to a computer to transfer data between Settings More settings Nearby Devices. your device and the computer. Use the USB cable that comes with your device, or use one of the pre-loaded apps on your 2.
Galaxy S III, an MHL Cable Adapter (not Note: To sync your device to a PC, it is highly recommended included) is required to connect your Galaxy S III to that you install Samsung Kies, which is available at your HDTV.
Memory Card Mounting and Unmounting a Memory Card Mounting a memory card establishes the connection Your device supports removable microSD™ or microSDHC™ between your device and the card, to prepare for saving files memory cards of up to 64GB capacity, for storage of music, to the memory card.
Formatting a Memory Card Use the Format SD card setting to remove all data from an installed memory card. Important! Data cannot be recovered after formatting. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings Storage. 2. Touch Format SD card. Follow the prompts to confirm the deletion of data from the card.
Section 8: Settings Accessing Settings Airplane mode From the Home screen When airplane mode is enabled, all your phone’s wireless connections are disabled, and you cannot make or receive Touch Apps Settings. calls or messages or connect to networks. While in airplane –...
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Settings Set up and manage wireless access points. Set up and manage your phone’s connections to Wi-Fi networks. Your phone supports Wi-Fi a/b/g/n. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings Wi-Fi. “Wi-Fi” For more information about using Wi-Fi, see page 99.
Other Wi-Fi Settings – MAC address: (Not configurable) View your phone’s MAC 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select address, needed for connecting to some secured networks. Settings Wi-Fi. – IP address: (Not configurable) View your phone’s IP address. 2.
Wi-Fi Direct Bluetooth ® Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly Your phone supports Bluetooth 4.0. Bluetooth profiles via Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot, and without having to set up the connection. For example, your phone Bluetooth profiles are specifications for services supported can use Wi-Fi Direct to share photos, contacts and other by individual devices.
Bluetooth settings • Human Interface Devices: HID v1.0 profile supports certain interface devices. Pair with other Bluetooth devices, manage your Bluetooth • Personal Area Networking: PAN 1.0 supports exchange of data connections, and control your device’s visibility to other devices. with other devices.
Data usage Data usage options 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Control your device’s connection to mobile data service, and Settings Data usage. monitor your data usage. 2. Touch Menu to set options: Note: Data usage is measured by your device, and your •...
More Wireless and Network Settings Mobile Hotspot Mobile networks Use Mobile Hotspot to share your phone’s internet connection with up to 5 other devices, through Wi-Fi. Set options for network selection and data service. You can control whether devices connect to your Mobile Important! Depending on your service plan, changes you Hotspot with the Allowed device list.
Turning Mobile Hotspot On or Off • Security: Choose the security level for your Mobile Hotspot. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select • Password: If you choose a security level that uses a password, Settings More settings. enter the password.
1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select • Mobile Broadband Connect: Connect the computer to the Settings More settings Mobile Hotspot Allowed phone via USB cable; then touch Mobile Broadband Connect devices. to turn tethering On or Off. 2.
Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). For more Use NFC (Near Field Communication) to share information “VPN” information about using VPNs, see on page 105. between your phone and another NFC device by touching the Adding a VPN devices together, typically back-to-back.
S Beam Nearby devices S Beam uses your phone’s NFC (Near Field Communication) Share files with devices using DLNA (Digital Living Network to send, or “beam”, content to other NFC and Wi-Fi Direct Alliance) standards, over Wi-Fi. devices, by holding the devices close together. To use Nearby devices for sharing, you must connect to a Wi- S Beam works in the background.
AllShare Cast 3. Under Advanced, touch options to control how content is shared from your device: With AllShare Cast, you can wirelessly share your phone’s • Shared contents: Choose the type of content to share, from screen with Wi-Fi-enabled TVs using the optional AllShare Videos, Photos, or Music.
• Starter mode provides an easier experience for the first-time technology. smartphone user. Using Kies via Wi-Fi requires the Samsung Kies application • Standard mode provides a conventional layout for apps and on your computer. For more information, see “Kies Air”...
Sound Vibration intensity Volume Set the level for vibration to accompany ringtones and notifications. Set the system volume level, and set default volume for call 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select ringtones, notifications, and media playback. Settings Sound Vibration intensity.
Device ringtone Device vibration Choose a ringtone for incoming calls. Choose a vibration pattern to use when vibration is enabled. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings Sound Device ringtone.
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 Home screen, touch Menu; then select 1.
Screen lock sound Display Wallpaper Screen lock sound plays when you lock or unlock the screen. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Customize the background of the Home and Lock screens. Settings Sound. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu;...
LED Indicator Brightness The LED indicator on the front of the phone displays when Set the default screen brightness. the phone is locked, to notify you of status changes and 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select events. Use LED indicator settings to configure how the LED Settings Display Brightness.
Screen timeout Font style Set the length of delay between the last key press or screen Set the font for screen displays. touch and the automatic screen timeout (dim and lock). 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select 1.
Display battery percentage Storage When enabled, the battery’s charge level displays in the Manage the use of memory resources in your phone’s Device Status bar next to the Battery icon. memory, and on an installed memory card. Device memory 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu;...
SD card Backup Assistant Plus 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Backup Assistant Plus is a new service that integrates the Settings Storage. features and capabilities of Backup Assistant, V CAST Media Manager, and Sync & Connect. Back up contacts, photos, 2.
Power Saving Mode Battery Configure Power saving settings to conserve battery power. See what’s using battery power. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings Power saving mode. Settings Battery.
Application manager Location services You can download and install applications from the Google Location services control your device's use of GPS signals. Play™ Store, or create applications using the Android SDK Some apps may require one or more location services be and install them on your phone.
E911 VZW location services E911 location service is standard on all mobile phones, to Enable or disable location service from Verizon Wireless. allow sharing of your GPS location with emergency personnel Note: VZW location services must be enabled to use some when you make a call to emergency services (such as 911).
Standalone GPS services Google location services Enable or disable location service from Standalone GPS Enable or disable location services from Google location services. services. Note: Standalone GPS services must be enabled to use some Note: Google location services must be enabled to use some applications.
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 unlocking your phone. security, because someone who looks and/or sounds similar to For more information about using the lock and unlock you could unlock your phone.
With swipe lock • Shortcuts: Touch to control display of app shortcuts at the bottom of the lock screen. Touch Shortcuts to choose When you have Face, Face and voice, Pattern, PIN, or shortcuts to display: touch and drag a shortcut to a new Password screen locks enabled, you may choose to have your device prompt you to swipe the screen before position, or to the trash can to remove it, and touch + to select...
Improve facial recognition • Help text: Touch the check box to control display of tips as you use the lock screen. When you have Face screen lock set, you can use the • Camera quick access: Touch to enable or disable Improve facial recognition setting to improve your device’s recognition of your face.
Make pattern visible Lock automatically When you have a Pattern screen lock set, you can choose When you have a screen lock set, you can choose a a time whether the pattern is visible briefly as you draw it on the period for automatically locking the screen after the screen lock screen.
Vibrate on screen tap Security Encryption When enabled, the device vibrates when you touch the lock screen. As a security measure, you can encrypt the contents of your 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select phone or an installed memory card, and require a password Settings Lock screen.
SIM card lock Encrypt external SD card Set up SIM card lock As a security measure, you can encrypt the contents of an installed SD card, and require a password each time you As a security measure, you can choose to lock the SIM card, access the card.
Device administration Unknown sources When enabled, you can install applications from sources View or disable device administrators. Some applications, ® other than Google Play such as Corporate email, may require you allow access to your device by device administrators in certain 1.
Credential storage Clear credentials Trusted credentials Clear stored credentials and reset the password. You can install credentials from an installed memory card, Note: This setting is only available if you have installed and use the Credential storage settings to allow applications certificates.
Set the language used by your phone’s screens. Choose the default method for entering text. From the 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select factory, the default method is Samsung keyboard. If you Settings Language and input Language.
Configure Samsung keypad settings. When you enable Google voice in Settings, it is available for text entry when Samsung keyboard in Settings, it is available for text entry you touch a text field to enter text. when you touch a text field to enter text.
Next word prediction: When enabled, the system predicts the Predictive text is turned On. next word based on common usage patterns. • Handwriting: When enabled, Samsung keyboard recognizes – Auto-append: When enabled, the most common predicted on-screen tracing of words.
• Tutorial: View help for using predictive text. your Swype touches. – • Reset settings: Touch to reset Samsung keyboard settings to Sound on keypress: When enabled, the device plays sounds the defaults, except for My word list and the Auto substitution for your Swype touches.
Speech – Pop-up on keypress: When enabled, characters display Voice search above keys as you enter text. – Next word prediction: When enabled, Swype predicts the 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select next word based on the previous word. Settings Language and input Voice search.
Text-to-speech output. speed. 2. Touch a setting to configure: Cloud • Preferred TTS engine Set up a Samsung account, for access to a variety of – Select Google Text-to-speech Engine, or Samsung TTS. services. • General 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu;...
Back up and reset Automatic restore Use Automatic restore to have previous app settings and Set options for backing up your information and resetting data automatically update when you reinstall the app. your device. Back up my data 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu;...
Backup Assistant Plus Backup Assistant Plus is a free service that protects your Set up and manage accounts, including Samsung, Email, contacts by saving to a secure web site. If your phone is lost, Google and Backup Assistant Plus, and your social stolen or damaged, or if you change phones, Backup networking accounts.
Add account Motion Set up an account, to synchronize the account with your You phone recognizes motion, to allow you to navigate and device. When an account is set up on your device, you don’t access features by moving the phone in specific gestures. have to log in each time you access the account from the “Hand For more information about using gestures, see...
Accessory • Pan to browse images: When On, moving the phone in a panning motion while viewing an image moves focus around in Configure your phone’s behavior when it is connected to an the image. optional dock (not included). • Shake to update: When On, shaking the phone starts a new 1.
Date and time Accessibility By default, your phone receives date and time information Your phone offers features to make using the phone easier from the wireless network. When you are outside network for those with certain physical disabilities. Use the coverage, you may want to set date and time information Accessibility settings to activate these services.
Lock automatically The power key ends calls When you have a screen lock set, you can choose a a time When enabled, you can end voice calls by pressing the period for automatically locking the screen after the screen Power/Lock Key. turns off, or choose to have the screen lock immediately When this option is enabled, pressing the Power/Lock Key when the screen turns off.
2. Touch TalkBack to enable or disable readout of menu 2. Touch a setting to configure: options, application titles, contacts, and other items • Preferred TTS engine: Select Google Text-to-speech Engine, when scrolling and making selections. or Samsung TTS. Vision • General: Font size –...
Hearing Enhance web accessibility Mono audio When enabled, this service allows apps to install scripts from Google that make their Web content more accessible. When enabled, sound is delivered as mono, to support 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select listening with one earphone.
Developer options Protect SD card When this option is enabled, apps must request permission Set options for use when developing apps for devices. Turning Developer options On or Off to read an installed optional SD card (not included). 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu;...
Input Drawing Configure options for input. Configure options for drawing screens. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings Developer options. Settings Developer options. 2. Configure options: 2. Configure options: •...
Monitoring Apps Configure options for monitoring apps. Set options for application behavior. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings Developer options. Settings Developer options. 2. Configure options: 2. Touch options to enable or disable: •...
About phone View information about your phone, including status, legal information, hardware and software versions, and a tutorial. 1. From the Home screen, touch Menu; then select Settings About phone. 2. Touch items to view details: • Software update: Check availability and install updates. •...
Section 9: Health and Safety Information with RF energy, these studies have failed to be replicated. This section outlines the safety precautions associated with The majority of studies published have failed to show an using your phone. The terms “mobile device” or “cell phone” association between exposure to radio frequency from a cell are used in this section to refer to your phone.
Interphone Study The energy levels associated with radio frequency energy, including both radio waves and microwaves, are not great Interphone is a large international study designed to enough to cause ionization of atoms and molecules. determine whether cell phones increase the risk of head and Therefore, RF energy is a type of non-ionizing radiation.
International Cohort Study on Mobile Phone Users Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) (COSMOS) Program of the National Cancer Institute The COSMOS study aims to conduct long-term health The National Cancer Institute (NCI) actively follows cancer monitoring of a large group of people to determine if there statistics in the United States to detect any change in rates of are any health issues linked to long-term exposure to radio new cases for brain cancer.
The FDA also is working with voluntary standard-setting Headsets can substantially reduce exposure because the bodies such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics phone is held away from the head in the user's hand or in Engineers (IEEE), the International Commission on approved body-worn accessories.
Studies have shown that these products generally do not Additional information on the safety of RF exposures from work as advertised. Unlike “hands-free” kits, these so-called various sources can be obtained from the following “shields” may interfere with proper operation of the phone. organizations (updated 10/1/2010): The phone may be forced to boost its power to compensate, •...
• US Food and Drug Administration: expressed in units of watts per kilogram (W/kg). The FCC requires wireless phones to comply with a safety limit of 1.6 http://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/ watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg). RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/ The FCC SAR limit incorporates a substantial margin of safety HomeBusinessandEntertainment/CellPhones/default.htm.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. your ability to concentrate on the act of driving becomes Commercial Mobile Alerting System impaired. Samsung is committed to promoting responsible (CMAS) driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand and address distractions.
If you consider a call necessary and appropriate, follow these Never use wireless data services such as text messaging, Web tips: browsing, or e-mail while operating a vehicle. • Use a hands-free device; Never watch videos, such as a movie or clip, or play video games while operating a vehicle.
If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked • Never use any charger or battery that is damaged in any way. by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear • Do not allow the battery to touch metal objects. Accidental to be working properly.
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GPS & AGPS The display on your mobile device is made of glass or Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning acrylic and could break if your mobile device is System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS dropped or if it receives significant impact.
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make or receive any calls, the mobile device must be To make an emergency call: switched on and in a service area with adequate signal 1. If the mobile device is not on, switch it on. strength. 2. Touch to launch the Phone dialer. Emergency calls may not be possible on all wireless mobile 3.
Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: cloth slightly dampened in a mild soap-and-water solution. Liquids of any kind Shock or vibration Keep the mobile device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and liquids contain minerals that will corrode electronic Do not drop, knock, or shake the mobile device. Rough circuits.
• This includes the use of headphones (including headsets, When using headphones, turn the volume down if you cannot ® earbuds, and Bluetooth or other wireless devices). hear the people speaking near you or if the person sitting next to Exposure to very loud sound has also been associated in you can hear what you are listening to.
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Using Your Mobile Device Near Other Electronic • Should read and follow the directions from the manufacturer of Devices your implantable medical device. If you have any questions about Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from Radio using your wireless mobile device with an implantable medical Frequency (RF) signals.
Posted Facilities When your Device is Wet Switch your mobile device off in any facility where posted Do not turn on your device if it is wet. If your device is notices require you to do so. already on, turn it off and remove the battery immediately (if Potentially Explosive Environments the device will not turn off or you cannot remove the battery, leave it as-is).
hearing devices. Not all mobile devices have been rated. Hearing devices may also be rated. Your hearing aid Mobile devices that are rated have the rating on their box or manufacturer or hearing health professional may help you a label located on the box. find this rating.
It is important to try the different features of this phone thoroughly and in different locations, using your hearing aid or cochlear implant, to determine if you hear any interfering noise. Consult your service provider or the manufacturer of this phone for information on hearing aid compatibility. If you have questions about return or exchange policies, consult your service provider or phone retailer.
• the National Fire Protection Standard (NFPA-58). For a copy Check regularly that all wireless mobile device equipment in your of this standard, contact the National Fire Protection vehicle is mounted and operating properly. Association. • When using a headset in dry environments, static electricity can Cautions build up in the headset and cause a small quick static electrical Any changes or modifications to your mobile device not...
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Entering Text Maps 86 namecards 43 Google voice typing 35 Navigation 91 setting a picture as a Samsung keyboard 33 Play Store 92 contact icon 83 Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) setting up an account 36 speed dials 47 Signals 162...
wallpaper 32 Messages Navigation 22 creating and sending 61 command keys 30 email 65 touch gestures 22 Icons Gmail 67 Status Bar 27 managing 62 using S Beam 81 Internet 85 settings 62 Notification Panel 26 Talk 69 Kindle 74 types 60 Operating Environment 179 Mobile Hotspot...
Volume Samsung keyboard key 18 Task Manager 13 configuring 33 Text entering text 33 adding 104 entering 33 Samsung Mobile Products and settings 120 Text settings Recycling 172 default 144 Security Wallpaper Google voice typing 145 locking and unlocking 14...
Warranty Information 186 Widgets 30 Wi-Fi adding a connection manually 99 Mobile Hotspot 101 scanning and connecting 99 settings 112 turning on or off 98 Wi-Fi Direct connecting to devices 100 turning on or off 100 using Share Shot 80 Wireless Networking Bluetooth 102 VPN 104...