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User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    L T E 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...
  • Page 5 ©2014 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 Google, the Google logo, Android, the Android logo, Google Play, Gmail, Google Hangouts, Google Local, Google Maps, Google Play Books, Google Play Newsstand, Google Play Movies & TV, Google Play Music, Picasa, and YouTube and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wireless Fidelity Alliance, Inc.
  • Page 7 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 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section 1: Getting Started ......6 Notifications ......24 Notification Bar ......26 Understanding This User Manual .
  • Page 9 Section 5: Messaging ........76 Using Contacts ......46 Linking Contacts ......47 Types of Messages .
  • Page 10 Section 7: Connections ......103 Clock ....... 122 Contacts ......126 Wi-Fi .
  • Page 11 Nearby Devices ..... . . 163 Samsung Link ......145 Screen Mirroring .
  • Page 12 Blocking Mode ......175 Section 10: Samsung Product Hands-Free Mode ..... . 176 Registration .........
  • Page 13: Section 1: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to start using your phone by Note: All screen images in this manual are simulated. Actual configuring your hardware, setting up accounts, and setting displays may vary depending on the software version of up your voice mail.
  • Page 14: Removing The Back Cover

    Text Conventions Removing the Back Cover This manual provides condensed information about how to Prior to use it is necessary to install both the battery and SIM use your device. To make this possible, the following text into their corresponding internal compartments. The microSD conventions are used to represent often-used steps: card slot is also located in this same internal area.
  • Page 15: Installing The Sim Card

    Installing the SIM Card When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are provided with a plug-in SIM card loaded with your subscription details, such as your PIN, available optional services, and many others features. Important! The plug-in SIM card information and its contacts can be easily damaged by scratching or bending, so be careful when handling, inserting, or removing the card.
  • Page 16: Installing A Microsd Card

    Installing a MicroSD Card Installing the Battery Your device supports removable microSD or microSDHC To install the battery: memory cards with maximum capacities of 64 GB 1. Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the (depending on the memory card manufacturer and type). phone, making sure the connectors align (1).
  • Page 17: Replacing The Back Cover

    Replacing the Back Cover 2. Press along the edge of the back cover (3) until you have a secure seal. 1. Place the battery cover onto the back of the phone (1) and press down (2). Note: Make sure the battery is properly installed before switching on the phone.
  • Page 18: Charging The Battery

    Your phone is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. The Travel Charger, which is used to charge the battery, is 1. Plug the flat end of the Travel Charger (1) into the included with your phone. Use only Samsung-approved Power/Accessory Interface connector and the other batteries and chargers.
  • Page 19: Low Battery Indicator

    Low Battery Indicator Important! Verify that the handset battery is installed prior to When the battery is weak and only a few minutes of talk time connection. If the battery is not properly installed remain, the battery icon ( ) blinks and the device sounds a and the wall charger is connected, the handset warning tone at regular intervals.
  • Page 20: Turning Your Phone On Or Off

    Turning Your Phone On or Off To turn your phone off: 1. Press and hold the Power/Lock key until To turn your phone on: the Device options screen displays. Press and hold the Power/Lock key until 2. Touch Power off to turn off the phone. the phone switches on.
  • Page 21: Setting Up Your Voice Mail

    Setting Up Your Voice Mail Accessing Your Voice Mail from Another Phone 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone. 1. Dial your wireless phone number. 2. Touch Voicemail. 2. When you hear your voicemail greeting, press the 3. Follow the tutorial to create a password, record a asterisk key on the phone you are using.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Locking the Device Manually Note: You can customize the Lock screen and set the type of Press the Power/Lock key. Screen Unlock you want to use (Face unlock, Face and Unlocking the Device voice, Pattern, PIN, or Password). For more information, refer to “Lock Screen Options”...
  • Page 23: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone

    Smart Switch™ compliant. For more information, see and Instant Messaging with Google Hangouts • • Samsung Link to share your media content across DLNA Ready access to the Internet certified devices • Built-in Bluetooth and advanced Wi-Fi technology Understanding Your Phone...
  • Page 24: Phone Front View

    Phone Front View Phone Side Views The following items can be found on the front of your phone: The following items can be found on the sides of your phone: 3.5mm External Proximity and Infrared Headset Speaker Light Sensors Microphone Blaster Jack Front...
  • Page 25: Phone Back View

    Phone Back View Home Screen The following items can be found on the back of your phone: The main Home screen is the starting point for many applications and functions and it contains items like application icons, shortcuts, folders, or Google widgets, Camera which gives you instant access to information and Lens...
  • Page 26: Extended Home Screen

    Customizing the Home Screens Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user To customize the Home screens to suit your preferences: manual start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen. 1. Navigate to one of the Home screen panels. 2. Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen Extended Home Screen pop-up displays.
  • Page 27: Display Settings

    Display Settings To delete a Home screen: 1. From a Home screen, touch Menu Edit page. You can customize display screen settings to your preferences. For more information, refer to “Display” on 2. Touch and hold the Home screen you want to delete. page 166.
  • Page 28: Navigating Your Device

    Navigating Your Device Screen Navigation Touch Use command buttons and the touch screen to navigate. Command Buttons Touch items to select or launch them. For example: • Context-Sensitive Menus Touch the onscreen keyboard to enter characters or text. • Touch a menu item to select it. Context-sensitive menus offer options for features or •...
  • Page 29 Panning Pinch To pan, touch and hold a selected icon, then move the device Use two fingers, such as your index finger to the left or right to reposition it to another page. You must and thumb, to make an inward pinch first activate Motion on your device.
  • Page 30: Screen Capture

    Screen Capture Using Motions and Gestures Press and hold the Power/Lock key and Home By activating the various motion and gesture features within the Motions and gestures settings menu, you can access a to capture and save an image of the current screen. variety of time saving functions.
  • Page 31: Notifications

    Notifications To learn how to properly control motions: From a Home screen, touch Apps Notification icons appear on the Notification Bar at the top of the screen to report new messages, calendar events, device Settings My device Motions and My device status, and more.
  • Page 32 Accessing Additional Panel Functions • Touch Brightness adjustment to create a check mark if you want to be able to adjust the screen brightness In addition to notifications, the Notification Panel also provides quick and ready access to separate device and volume from the Notification Panel.
  • Page 33: Notification Bar

    Notification Bar There is a system error or alert. The Notification Bar at the top of the Home screen provides device information (such as network status, signal strength, The Smart stay feature is activated. The screen battery charge, and time) on the right side and notification stays on as long as you are looking at it.
  • Page 34 Battery charge level. Icon shown is fully charged. Your phone is communicating with the UTMS, HSDPA, HSPA, or HSPA+ network. The battery is charging. Also displays battery Your connection to a 4G LTE network is active. charge level. Battery Power Low – Shows your current battery Your phone is communicating with the 4G LTE only has between 15 and 28 percent power network.
  • Page 35 A new text or multimedia message has been A Bluetooth device has been paired with received. the phone. A new voice mail has been received. Wi-Fi is connected, active, and communicating with a Wireless Access Point (WAP). Email has been received. There is a Wi-Fi access point available but your device is not connected to it.
  • Page 36: Primary Shortcuts

    Primary Shortcuts” on page 30. Your device is currently sharing/streaming media Other App Shortcuts to a paired device using the Samsung Link application. There are also other application shortcuts on the Home screen: Contacts, Messaging, Calendar, and the AT&T apps A TTY device has been inserted.
  • Page 37: App Shortcuts

    Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts 2. Touch Apps. – or – You can change any of your Primary Shortcuts with the exception of the Apps shortcut. Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen 1. Press Home to activate the main Home screen. options pop-up displays and then touch Apps and widgets.
  • Page 38: Widgets

    Widgets Removing Widgets Widgets are self-contained applications that you can place Touch and hold the Widget until Remove displays, on the Home screens to access your favorite features. then drag the widget to the Remove icon. When you first turn on your phone, there are various widgets Note: This action does not actually delete the Widget—it just on the center Home screen.
  • Page 39: Wallpapers

    Managing Folders Wallpapers To rename a folder: You can choose a picture to display on the Home Screen, Lock screen, or on both the Home and Lock screens. Choose Touch the folder, touch the current name, and use the from preloaded wallpaper images or select a photo you have keyboard to enter a new name for the folder.
  • Page 40: Apps Screen

    Apps Screen To view your downloaded applications: 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps. The Apps screen displays all applications installed on your wireless device. Applications that you download and install 2. Touch Downloaded applications to view from Google Play or from the web are also added to a Home downloaded apps.
  • Page 41: Navigating Through The Home Screens

    Navigating Through the Home Note: As you add apps, the number of Application menus that Screens you have available will increase. Your phone originally has three home screens, but you can Navigating Using Sub-Menus expand up to seven home screens. If you like, you can place different applications on each of the home screens.
  • Page 42: Smart Screen

    Smart Screen To use Pop-Up Video: While watching a video, touch the Pop-up Video With Smart screen activated your phone automatically icon in the lower right corner of the screen. adjusts screen time-out and rotation when it detects you are looking at the screen.
  • Page 43: Sd Card Available Memory Status

    Unmounting the SD Card Erasing Files from the SD Card Unmounting the SD card prevents corruption and damage to You can erase files from the SD card using the phone. the SD card while removing it from the slot. 1. Ensure the SD card is mounted. For more information, 1.
  • Page 44: Entering Text

    • Samsung keyboard (default): Samsung’s onscreen speech recognition. QWERTY keyboard that can be used in both portrait and You can enable predictive text, to have the Samsung landscape orientation. keyboard match your key touches to common words and • Swype: Instead of touching each key to enter text, use display them.
  • Page 45: Entering Text Using The Samsung Keyboard

    Entering Text Using the Samsung Keyboard Changing the Text Input Mode From a screen where you can enter text, rotate your phone There are two main keyboard layout keys that will change counterclockwise to a Landscape orientation. The onscreen the onscreen keys within the QWERTY keyboard.
  • Page 46: Using Abc Mode

    Configure the Samsung keyboard to your preferences. While entering text, touch and hold Options, then select Settings in the pop-up menu. For more information, refer to “Samsung Keyboard” on page 181.
  • Page 47: Using The Google Voice Typing Feature

    Options on the keyboard, then 2. Touch Choose input method. touch Settings The Samsung keyboard settings 3. Touch Google voice typing. screen displays. 4. At the Speak now prompt, speak clearly and distinctly 2. Touch the OFF/ON button to turn Predictive text on.
  • Page 48: 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 49: Swype Settings

    Swype Settings Here are a few tips to get you started: To configure Swype to your preferences. • Create a squiggle (like an S shape) to create a double letter (such as pp in apple). While entering text, touch and hold the Swype key to display the Settings screen.
  • Page 50: Section 3: Contacts And Your Address Book

    Section 3: Contacts and Your Address Book AT&T Address Book Activation This section explains how to manage your daily contacts by storing their name and number in your Address Book. When you access the AT&T Address Book, the network Address Book entries can be sorted by name, entry, or group. backup service, contacts are automatically synchronized Your Address Book between your phone and online address book.
  • Page 51 To activate the AT&T Address Book: You can also manage your Address Book on the web at 1. From the main Home screen, touch Contacts. Synchronizing Your AT&T Address Book – or – If you ever upgrade, damage, or lose your phone, you can From a Home screen, touch Apps easily restore your contacts onto your new phone by...
  • Page 52: Adding A New Contact

    Adding a New Contact • Touch to add additional fields. Touch to remove an unused field. Also, touch Add another field to add Use the following procedure to add a new contact to your other fields. Address Book. • Touch the screen and swipe up or down to display Use the following procedure to add a new contact: additional fields or touch Next on the keyboard to move 1. Touch...
  • Page 53: Updating Contacts

    Updating Contacts To add a pause or a wait to an existing Contact: 1. Touch Contacts. To update an existing contact: 2. Touch the name or number to open the Contact. 1. Touch Contacts. 3. Touch Edit to edit. 2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its information.
  • Page 54: Linking Contacts

    Linking Contacts Finding an Address Book Entry Linking Contact Information To find an Address Book entry: 1. Touch Contacts. Your device can synchronize with multiple accounts, including Google, Corporate, and other providers, plus social 2. Within the Contacts list (sorted alphabetically), touch a networking sites like Facebook.
  • Page 55 To link Contacts: 5. Touch in the Connection section to view the linked contact information. The location of the contact, 1. Touch Contacts. such as Device or SIM, displays along with the 2. Touch a contact name that you want to link to another contact’s name.
  • Page 56: Synchronizing Accounts

    Marking a Contact as Default Synchronizing Accounts When you use messaging type applications, the application From the Accounts menu you decide whether you want needs to know which information is primary (default) in a applications to synchronize, send, and receive data at any contact entry list.
  • Page 57: Address Book Options

    Last name first. • Share namecard via: Send one or more contact’s – Service numbers: Display or edit your service numbers. information by using Bluetooth, ChatON, Drive, Email, Gmail, Messaging, Samsung Link, or Wi-Fi Direct. Contacts and Your Address Book...
  • Page 58: Contact Options

    Menu by using Bluetooth, ChatON, Drive, Email, Gmail, 3. The following options are displayed: Messaging, Samsung Link, or Wi-Fi Direct. • Add to/Remove from reject list: Add or remove the • History: View the phone and message history for the contact from your reject list.
  • Page 59: Groups

    Groups 5. Touch Vibration pattern to choose a vibration audio file for assignment to this new group, then touch OK. Assign contacts to Groups to make searching for contacts – or – faster or to quickly call or send messages to group members. There are several default groups that are predefined, which Touch Create and follow the onscreen instructions to you can use to add your contacts, or you can create new...
  • Page 60: Editing A Group

    Removing a Contact from a Group Editing a Group 1. Touch Contacts Groups To edit a Group entry, there must be at least one member as Groups Groups Groups part of the selected group. 2. Touch a group entry. 1. Touch Contacts Groups.
  • Page 61: Address Book Favorites

    Sending a Message to Group Members Address Book Favorites Create a new text or email message, addressed to a group’s Mark contacts with a gold star to identify them as members. Favorites. 1. Touch Contacts Groups Favorites display on the Favorites tab in the Phone and Groups Groups Groups...
  • Page 62: Managing Address Book Contacts

    Removing Favorites Managing Address Book Contacts 1. Touch Contacts Favorites. You can copy, delete, and view the memory status for the Favorites rites Phone and SIM contacts on your phone. 2. Touch Menu Remove from Favorites. Copying Contacts to the SIM Card 3.
  • Page 63 Copying Contacts to the Phone Deleting Contacts from the SIM Card 1. Touch Contacts Menu 1. Touch Contacts Menu SIM Management. SIM Management. 2. Touch Copy contacts from SIM. 2. Touch Delete contacts from SIM. A list of contacts stored on your SIM card displays. 3. At the Create contact under account prompt, touch Device or an account name to which you would like to 3. Touch contacts to mark them to be deleted or touch...
  • Page 64: Speed Dials

    Deleting Contact Entries from the Phone Speed Dials You can delete Phone or SIM entries from your phone’s Speed dials are 1-, 2-, or 3-digit shortcuts (1 to 100) you memory. assign to contacts, to allow you to quickly call the contact. 1. Touch Contacts.
  • Page 65: Using The Service Dialing Numbers

    Removing or Reassigning a Speed Dial Using the Service Dialing Numbers 1. Touch Contacts. You can view the list of Service Dialing Numbers (SDN) assigned by your service provider. These numbers may 2. Touch Menu Speed dial setting. include emergency numbers, customer service numbers, and 3.
  • Page 66: Section 4: Call Functions

    Section 4: Call Functions Phone This section describes how to make or answer a call. It also includes the features and functionality associated with Use the Phone app to access the phone Keypad, Recent making or answering a call. calls, Favorites, and Contacts. For more information, refer to “Call”...
  • Page 67: Making An International Call

    Making an International Call Tip: You can create pauses longer than three seconds by 1. Touch Phone, then touch and hold entering multiple three second pauses. The + character appears. Touch Menu Add wait to add a wait. A wait 2.
  • Page 68: Making Emergency Calls

    Ending a Call Making Emergency Calls To end a call: If you do not have a SIM card installed the first time you turn on the phone, the Insert SIM card to make calls message Touch End call. displays and an animated tutorial shows you how to install Dialing a Recent Number the SIM card.
  • Page 69: Making A Call Using Speed Dial

    Making a Call Using Speed Dial Making an Emergency Call with a SIM Card The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an emergency You can assign a shortcut number to a phone number in your number a 1-touch process. Before you can resume normal Contacts List for speed dialing.
  • Page 70: Making A Call From The Address Book

    Answering a Call To remove a speed dial number or change the order: 1. From the Speed dial setting screen, touch Menu. You can answer incoming calls when the device is locked or unlocked. When you receive a call, an incoming call screen 2.
  • Page 71: Dialing Options

    Dialing Options Call Log From a Home screen or the Apps menu, you have the option The phone stores the numbers of the calls you have dialed, to access the Dialer and initiate a call: received, or missed in the Call log. The Call log displays the details of the call.
  • Page 72 Viewing Missed Calls from the 2. Swipe the desired missed call to the right to call. Lock Screen – or – Calls you have missed display on the Lock screen. Swipe the desired missed call to the left to message. Touch the missed call number to display the Call log.
  • Page 73: Deleting A Call Log

    Adding a Call to the Reject List 4. Enter information into the various fields using the keyboard. 1. Touch Phone Logs. 5. Touch Save to save when you are finished. A list of recent calls displays. For further details about the Address Book feature, 2.
  • Page 74: Call Duration

    Call Duration Options During a Call 1. Touch Phone Logs. Your phone provides a number of control functions that you can use during a call. 2. Touch Menu Call duration. Adjusting the Call Volume The following times are displayed for Voice and Data: During a call, to adjust the volume, use the Volume keys on •...
  • Page 75 In-Call Options • Mute/Unmute: Turn the onboard microphone either on or off. During an active call there are several functions available by – Touch Mute during a call to mute the microphone. A touching a corresponding onscreen button. green line appears under the Mute button. •...
  • Page 76: Placing A Call On Hold

    Personalizing the Call Sound Setting Placing a Call on Hold During a call, it may be necessary to adjust the sound of the You can place the current call on hold at any point during a incoming call by selecting an audio equalizer setting for the conversation.
  • Page 77: Switching Between Calls

    Switching Between Calls Answering a Call During a Call in Progress When you have an active call and a call on hold, you may switch between the two calls, changing the one on hold to You can answer another call while you have a call in active and placing the other on hold.
  • Page 78 Ending a Call On Hold This feature joins all of the calls you have established with your phone (both active and on hold) into a multi-party call. To end a call on hold: 1. To answer the call, touch and slide to the right. 1. Touch End call to disconnect the active call.
  • Page 79: Active Call

    Using the Speakerphone During an Muting Your Phone During a Call Active Call To mute your phone during a call: While in an active call, it is possible to enable the 1. Touch Mute. Mute Mute speakerphone feature. The Mute button now appears as and Mute is Mute Mute...
  • Page 80: Searching For A Number In Address Book

    Searching for a Number in Address Book Call Forwarding 1. During an active call, touch Menu then touch To select when to forward incoming calls: Contacts. 1. Touch Phone Menu Call settings 2. Touch the Address Book entry. Additional settings Call forwarding.
  • Page 81: Changing The Pin2 Code

    Using Fixed Dialing Numbers Changing the PIN2 Code To change the PIN2 code: To turn FDN on: 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone Menu Call settings Additional settings Menu Call settings Additional settings Fixed dialing numbers.
  • Page 82: Call Settings

    Call Settings Managing the FDN List When this feature is enabled, you can make calls only to To access the Call settings menu: phone numbers stored in the FDN list on the SIM card. Touch Phone Menu Call settings. – or – Note: Before you can manage an FDN list a list must be created.
  • Page 83: Section 5: Messaging

    Section 5: Messaging This section describes how to send and receive different The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send and types of messages. It also includes the features and receive multimedia messages (such as photo, video, and functionality associated with messaging. audio messages) to and from other mobile phones or email addresses.
  • Page 84: Creating And Sending Messages

    Creating and Sending Messages Note: Enter additional recipients by separating each entry 1. From the main Home screen, touch Messaging. with a semicolon (;) then repeating Steps 3 and 4 of this procedure. – or – From a Home screen, touch Apps 5. Touch the Enter message field and use the onscreen Messaging...
  • Page 85: Message Options

    Message Options • Draft messages: Display the draft messages folder and its contents. Options Before Composing a Message • Locked messages: Display the locked messages 1. Touch Messaging folder and its contents. 2. Before composing a message, touch Menu to •...
  • Page 86 Options While Composing a Message • View contact: See information on the recipient. This option only appears if the recipient is in your Contacts While composing a message, touch Menu to list. reveal additional messaging options. • Add slide: Add a new page to a message. Note: Available options will slightly differ between new •...
  • Page 87: Viewing New Received Messages

    Viewing New Received Messages Message Threads Sent and received text and photo messages are grouped into When you receive a new message, the new message message threads. Threaded messages allow you to see all icon displays at the top of the screen. the messages exchanged (similar to a chat program) and To view a received message: displays a contact on the screen.
  • Page 88 • Add to spam numbers: Add the current sender to a • Lock/Unlock: Lock or unlock the currently selected spam list. Any new texts from this sender are message bubble from being accidentally deleted. automatically blocked. • Save attachment: Save attached photos or videos. •...
  • Page 89: Deleting Messages

    Deleting Messages Message Search You can search through your messages by using the To delete a single message thread: Message Search feature. 1. Touch Messaging 1. Touch Messaging 2. Touch and hold a message, then touch Delete. 2. Touch Menu Search.
  • Page 90: Messaging Settings

    Messaging Settings Emergency Alerts This device is designed to receive wireless emergency alerts To configure the settings for text messages, multimedia from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS) which messages, Voice mails, and Push messages. may also be known as the Personal Localized Alerting 1. Touch Messaging Menu...
  • Page 91: Email

    Adding an Email Account Customers may choose not to receive Imminent Threats (Extreme and Severe) and AMBER Alerts. Alerts issued by the To add your first email account: President cannot be disabled. To disable Imminent Threats 1. Touch Email. and AMBER Alerts, follow the instructions below: The Set up email screen displays.
  • Page 92 Adding a Corporate Email Account 9. Touch Menu Settings to change the account settings. Use the following procedure to configure your phone to Adding Additional Email Accounts synchronize with a corporate email account. 1. Touch Email. To add additional email accounts after setting up your first account, follow these steps: The Set up email screen displays.
  • Page 93: Switching Between Email Accounts

    Switching Between Email Accounts Deleting Email Accounts from Your Phone 1. Touch Email. 1. Touch Email. Your Email screen displays showing your emails from 2. Press Menu Settings Account settings. the active account. 3. Touch Delete account. 2. Touch Inbox at the top of the screen. 4.
  • Page 94: Composing And Sending Email

    The following options General settings display: 2. If you have multiple accounts set up, choose an account from the menu at the top of the screen. • Display: Set how email is shown in the email list and when you open them. 3.
  • Page 95: Gmail

    Replying to an Email Setting Up Your Gmail Account 1. Touch Email. Note: You must sign in to your Gmail account in order to 2. Open an email that you have received. access Gmail. 3. Touch Reply to reply to the sender of the email. 1. Sign in to your Google account, if you are not already Forwarding an Email signed on.
  • Page 96: Messages

    Gmail Settings Messages Use the Gmail Settings to configure your Gmail preferences. AT&T Messages brings your texts, calls, and voicemail messages together into a single conversation thread and is 1. Touch Gmail. accessible by phone or computer. 2. Touch Menu Settings for settings.
  • Page 97: Chaton

    Location information. 4. Follow the onscreen instructions to use ChatON. 5. Touch Menu Settings to configure your Note: This app requires a Samsung account. ChatON preferences. 6. Touch Menu Help to display additional help 1. Sign in to your Google account. For more information, information.
  • Page 98: Google

    Google+ Stay connected and share life as it happens with Google+. Chat with friends and family, post photos, or see what others are sharing while you’re on the go. Visit to learn more. Note: This app requires a Google Account. From a Home screen, touch Apps Google+.
  • Page 99: Section 6: Photos And Videos

    Section 6: Photos and Videos Taking Photos This section explains features related to the use of the camera and camcorder on your phone. Taking photos with your device’s built-in camera is as simple Camera as choosing a subject, pointing the camera, then touching the Camera button.
  • Page 100 3. Before you take a photo, use the Up and Down Volume 7. Use two fingers to make an inward pinching motion on the screen to zoom out or an outward spreading motion keys to zoom in or out. You can magnify the photo up to to zoom in.
  • Page 101: Camera Modes

    Camera Modes Quick Settings There are many different camera modes that you can use to Touch at the top of the display to quickly change Camera help optimize your photos depending on the conditions and settings. Not all of the following options are available in both your experience.
  • Page 102: Camera And Camcorder Settings

    Camera and Camcorder Settings • Metering modes: Set how the camera measures or meters the light source: Center-weighted, Matrix, or This section describes the different settings that you can Spot. configure on your camera. Not all of the following options are •...
  • Page 103 Settings • Exposure value: Adjust the brightness level by moving • Location tag: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo. To the slider. improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the • Guidelines: Display viewfinder guides to help signal may be obstructed, such as between buildings or in composition when selecting subjects.
  • Page 104: Editing A Photo

    Editing a Photo 5. Use the following editor controls to edit your photo: Undo: Undo the last operation made on You can edit your photos using the built-in Photo editor a photo. application on your device. The photo editor application provides basic editing functions for photos that you take on Redo: Redo the last operation made to a your phone.
  • Page 105: Using The Camcorder

    Using the Camcorder Drawing: Draw directly on your current photo In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a by using either a brush/pen or eraser. camcorder that also allows you to record, view, and send Frame: Place a pre-created border style atop videos.
  • Page 106: Viewing Your Videos

    4. To begin recording video, touch ) Video. The red To stop the recording and save the video file to your Camera folder: light blinks while recording. You can touch the screen to move the focus to the area Touch Stop.
  • Page 107: Gallery

    Gallery Viewing Photos The Gallery can be used to view photos and play back videos. To view photos: For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a 1. Touch a thumbnail to view a single photo. slideshow, set photos as wallpaper or contact image, and share as a photo message.
  • Page 108: Viewing Videos

    Viewing Videos Using S Beam to Share Photos and Videos Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in When this feature is activated with NFC (Near Field addition to the photo, touch anywhere on the screen to Communication), you can transfer, or beam, large files such display them.
  • Page 109 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps 6. From the Touch to beam screen, touch the reduced Settings Connections S Beam. image preview to begin the transfer. Connections Connections Touch the ON/OFF button to turn S Beam ON 7. When prompted, separate the two devices. (Turning S Beam on will automatically turn NFC on.) After a few seconds (depending on file size), the On the source device, which contains the desired photo...
  • Page 110: Section 7: Connections

    Section 7: Connections Connect to a Wi-Fi Network This section describes the various connections your phone can make including accessing Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Connecting your PC. Settings Connections Wi-Fi. Connections Connections Wi-Fi The network names and security settings (Open About Wi-Fi network or Secured with WEP) of detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed in the Wi-Fi networks section.
  • Page 111 Manually Add a New Network Note: The next time your device connects to a previously Connection accessed or secured wireless network, you are not 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps prompted to enter the WAP key again, unless you reset Settings Connections Wi-Fi.
  • Page 112 Manually Scan for a Wi-Fi Network Wi-Fi Settings 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps The advanced Wi-Fi settings allow you to set up and manage Settings Connections Wi-Fi. wireless access points. Connections Connections 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps 2. Touch Scan.
  • Page 113 Wi-Fi Direct – Auto connect: Automatically connected to an AT&T Wi-Fi Hotspot as soon as your phone detects it. Wi-Fi Direct allows device-to-device connections so you can – Install certificates: Install authentication certificates. transfer large amounts of data over a Wi-Fi connection. –...
  • Page 114 8. Once connected, the other device will show as Note: Depending on the other device model, the prompts and Connected in your list of Wi-Fi Direct devices. shared folder information may differ. Note: When connected, the Wi-Fi Direct icon displays in AT&T Smart Wi-Fi the Notification Bar.
  • Page 115: Bluetooth

    Turning Bluetooth On and Off 5. At the Initial Setting screen, touch Yes if you want AT&T Smart Wi-Fi to automatically connect to any hotspot To turn Bluetooth on: that is available for public use. Otherwise, touch No. 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps 6. Follow the onscreen instructions to use Settings...
  • Page 116: Bluetooth Settings

    2. Touch the OFF/ON button to turn Bluetooth on. Visibility timeout. 3. Touch the check box next to SAMSUNG-SGH-I257, if you want your phone to be visible to other Bluetooth 2. Select a time that you would like your device visibility devices.
  • Page 117: Pairing Bluetooth Devices

    Show Received Files 2. Touch Scan. Your device will display a list of discovered in-range Bluetooth devices. To show received files: 3. Touch a device from the list to initiate pairing. From the Bluetooth settings screen, touch Menu Received files. 4. Enter the passkey or PIN code, if needed, and touch OK.
  • Page 118 Sending Contacts with Bluetooth Rename or Unpair a Paired Device Unpair a paired device to break the connection between the Depending on your paired devices’ settings and capabilities, device and your phone, but retain the knowledge of the you may be able to send photos, Contact information, or pairing.
  • Page 119: Nfc

    Beam” on page 162. S Beam Note: To sync your device to a PC, it is highly recommended that you install Samsung Kies, which is available at When S Beam is activated, you can beam files to another (for Windows or Mac).
  • Page 120 Connecting as a Storage Device You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in the device, you can also access the files directory from the memory card by using the device as a memory card reader.
  • Page 121: Section 8: Applications

    Section 8: Applications Updating Applications This section contains a description of each application that is available on the Apps screen, its function, and how to Once you have registered your device (see “Software navigate through that particular application. If the application Update”...
  • Page 122 Uninstalling Apps Customizing the Apps Screens Choosing a View You can uninstall apps you download and install. Pre-loaded apps cannot be uninstalled. By default, app icons appear in Grid view. You can change 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps. the view to list view.
  • Page 123: At&t Apps Folder

    AT&T Apps Folder Apps Screen Options 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps. Several AT&T apps appear on the Apps screens. For your convenience, those apps can also be found in the AT&T apps 2. Touch Menu for these options: folder, which can be accessed from the main Home screen.
  • Page 124: Accessing Applications

    Information concerning third party applications that you may choose to download from the Google Play Store or otherwise should be obtained from the application provider directly and not from Samsung.
  • Page 125: At&t Familymap

    AT&T FamilyMap 5. At the AT&T FamilyMap Sign In screen, touch Get Started to create an account. AT&T FamilyMap provides peace of mind because you can – or – use it to conveniently locate a family member on a map from your wireless device.
  • Page 126: At&t Navigator

    AT&T Navigator AT&T Ready2Go AT&T Navigator provides access to real-time GPS-driven AT&T Ready2Go is used to quickly and easily set up your applications. These programs not only allow you to achieve Google, Gmail, and email accounts, import contacts, and turn-by-turn navigation, but also access local searches. configure Wi-Fi.
  • Page 127: Beats Music

    Beats Music To clear the result: 1. Touch Beats Music. Touch to clear the result. 2. Sign in to your Google account, if you are not already To view calculator history: signed in. To view calculator history, touch located at the 3. Follow the onscreen instructions to use Beats Music.
  • Page 128: Calendar

    Calendar 5. Touch Menu and select one of the following options: Your device includes a powerful Calendar to help you • Zoom: In the Week and Day views, touch and drag a organize your schedules more conveniently and effectively. Learn to create and manage events and tasks, and set slider to increase or decrease the size of the area being...
  • Page 129: Camera

    Camera Clock Take photos and record video with your device’s built in Use the Clock application to access alarms, view the World Camera. Clock, set a stopwatch, and use a timer. Alarm Touch Camera. For more information, refer to “Camera” on page 92. This feature can be used to set an alarm to ring at a specific time.
  • Page 130 Turning Off an Alarm • Alarm volume: Drag the slider to adjust the alarm’s volume. To stop an alarm when it sounds, touch and sweep the • Location alarm: When activated, the alarm only icon to the right. sounds when you are at a specific location. Touch the Setting the Snooze Feature ON/OFF button to enable, and then follow the onscreen instructions to enter a location.
  • Page 131: World Clock

    World Clock Deleting a World Clock Entry 1. Touch Clock World Clock. World Clock displays time in hundreds of different cities, within all 24 time zones around the world. 2. Touch and hold a city, then touch Delete. 1. Touch Clock World clock.
  • Page 132: Desk Clock

    Timer 1. Touch Clock Desk clock. You can use this option to set a countdown timer. Use a timer 2. To display the Desk clock in full-screen mode, to count down to an event based on a preset time length touch (hours, minutes, and seconds).
  • Page 133: Contacts

    Contacts Downloads You can manage your daily contacts by storing their name Use the Downloads application to manage all of your and number in your Address Book. Address Book entries can downloads from the Play Store and the Browser. be sorted by name, entry, or group.
  • Page 134: Drivemode

    DriveMode Email With the AT&T DriveMode application, you can set your Send and receive email using popular email services. phone to auto reply when you are driving and do not want to Touch Email. answer the phone. You can set auto reply to Messages, For more information, refer to “Email”...
  • Page 135: Gallery

    Gallery Google Use Gallery to view, capture, and manage photos and videos. Search the internet using the Google search engine. Touch Gallery. Tip: Google Search appears by default on a Home screen. For more information, refer to “Gallery” on page 100. Games 1. From a Home screen, touch Google.
  • Page 136: Google Settings

    Google Settings Group Play Quickly and easily change Google app settings to suit Using Group Play, you can share documents or photos you your preferences. are viewing, or music you are listening to, with other devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your device. Note: You must be signed in to the application in which you 1. Touch Group Play.
  • Page 137: Hangouts

    Hangouts Navigating with the Internet App 1. To select an item, touch an entry. Google Hangouts is an online place to meet friends and family, share photos, and host video calls. 2. To scroll through a website, sweep the screen with Visit to learn more.
  • Page 138: Enter A Url

    Using the Browser Bar Enter a URL The Browser Bar enhances your browsing experience by You can access a website quickly by entering the URL. providing contextual tools and quick access to your favorite Websites are optimized for viewing on your phone. content.
  • Page 139 Adding and Deleting Windows To add a new incognito window: 1. From your browser, touch Menu You can have up to eight Internet windows open at one time. Incognito mode To add a new window, follow these steps: 1. From your browser, touch Menu 2.
  • Page 140: Maps

    Using Bookmarks Messages While navigating a website, you can bookmark a site to The AT&T Messages app brings your texts, calls, and quickly and easily access it at a future time. The URLs voicemail messages together into a single conversation (website addresses) of the bookmarked sites are displayed in thread and is accessible by phone or computer.
  • Page 141: Music

    4. The following Music controls are available: Streams the current music file to another device Music is an application that can play music files. Music via Samsung Link. supports files with extensions AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WMA, 3GP, MP4, and M4A. Launch Music to navigate Volume control and SoundAlive.
  • Page 142 2. Touch Menu. The follow options are available Touch and hold to rewind the song. Touch to go to before you play music: previous song. Pause the song. Note: The following options may or may not appear depending on whether or not music is actually playing. Also, options will be different if the song you are Start the song after pausing.
  • Page 143: Music Settings

    Music Settings • Lyrics: When activated, displays lyrics when available. • Smart volume: Automatically adjusts each track’s The Music Settings menu allows you to set preferences for volume to an equal level. the Music app such as whether you want the music to play in the background, sound effects, and how the music menu •...
  • Page 144: Adding Music To A Playlist

    Adding Music to a Playlist 5. Touch the check box to the left of each track you want to remove from this playlist. Touch Select all to To add files to the playlist: remove all the music tracks from this playlist. 1. Touch Music.
  • Page 145: My Files

    My Files 6. While browsing files, use these controls: Manage your sounds, images, videos, bluetooth files, Home: Display the root directory. Android files, and other memory card data in one convenient location. Up: Display a higher directory. 1. Touch My Files All files.
  • Page 146: Myat&t

    myAT&T Mark files: Touch the box to the left of each file Use myAT&T to manage your own AT&T account. You can or next to the folder to select all files in the review and pay your bill, check minutes and data usage, folder.
  • Page 147: Photos

    Photos Play Games Automatically save every photo you take with your device to Discover hundreds of games for download and purchase your Google+ account. Then it is easy to view, organize, and through the Google Play Store. share them with friends and family of your choice. Visit to learn...
  • Page 148: Play Music

    Play Music Play Store With Google Play Music, you can play music you’ve All your favorite apps, movies and tv shows, music, books, downloaded, and music you copied from your computer. magazines, and games are available in Google Play Store. Visit to learn more.
  • Page 149: S Memo

    Memo Viewing Options To get help for using Polaris Office: 1. Touch Menu Help. While viewing your Memos: 1. Touch Menu List view to view your memos 2. Select Chrome or Internet and then touch User Guide. in a list mode. S Memo –...
  • Page 150: S Translator

    Enter text into the lower box and touch phrases into many different languages. The translated text displays in the upper box translated 1. Sign in with your Samsung Account if you have not into that language. already done so. 6. Touch either of the Speak buttons at the bottom of the 2. Touch...
  • Page 151: S Voice

    8. Read the information on the Help screen, then touch 1. Touch S Voice. Finish. Read the Samsung Disclaimer then touch Confirm to 9. At the S Voice screen, touch or say “Hi Galaxy” continue.
  • Page 152: Samsung Apps

    With Samsung Apps, you can download hundreds of communicating devices to the same Wi-Fi. For applications from a variety of categories. more information, refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 103. 1. Sign in to your Samsung account, if you have not 1. Touch Samsung Link. already done so.
  • Page 153 • Auto upload: Enable automatic upload of images from your device to those storage locations specified within Samsung Link must first be configured prior to its initial use. the Web storage list. Touch the ON/OFF button to You must set up parameters such as connected Wi-Fi, Items enable this option.
  • Page 154 • Share via: Share files by using AT&T Locker, Bluetooth, ChatON, Drive, Email, Gmail, and so on. 1. Launch Samsung Link on the target device, such as an • Change Player: Select an available target device and Internet TV or Samsung Tablet.
  • Page 155: Settings

    Touch Settings. For more information, refer to “Settings” on page 153. Note: This application requires a Samsung account. Story Album 1. Touch TripAdvisor. With Story Album, you can create a digital Album of your 2.
  • Page 156: Video

    Pause the video. available: Start the video after being paused. Streams the current video file to another device via Samsung Link. Press and hold to fast-forward the video. Touch Volume control. to go to next video. PIP (Picture In Picture) view. The video is played Volume control showing volume muted.
  • Page 157: Voice Recorder

    3. During the recording process you can either touch Note: The screen view icons are a four-way toggle. The icon Stop to stop and save the recording or Pause that is displayed, is the mode that will display after the to temporarily halt the recording.
  • Page 158: Voice Search

    Voice Search Wallet The Google Voice Search application can be used to search Isis Mobile Wallet uses NFC technology to let you pay for the web using only your voice. purchases with just a tap of your phone. The Wallet holds credit, debit, and loyalty cards while organizing offers, deals, 1. Touch Voice Search.
  • Page 159: Watchon

    WatchON YouTube Use the Samsung WatchON application to use your phone as YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can a remote control for your TV, set top box, DVR, Blu-Ray/DVD, upload and share videos. The site is used to display a wide stereo or other device.
  • Page 160: Section 9: Settings

    Notification Panel, and then touch Settings. Accounts: Touch this tab for both the ability to Accounts create and modify your accounts (such as, The Settings screen displays. Samsung account, Email, and Google account) and access Backup and reset features.
  • Page 161: Wi-fi

    Wi-Fi Direct More: Touch this tab to access the remaining set More More of device settings not listed under the other three Wi-Fi Direct allows device-to-device connections so you can tabs, such as, Location, Security, Application transfer large amounts of data over a Wi-Fi connection. manager, and About device.
  • Page 162: Data Usage

    Data Usage Note: Data is measured by your device. Your service provider From this screen you can view your Mobile data usage and may account for data usage differently. turn your Mobile data capability On or Off. 6. Touch Menu to display additional options. Touch 1.
  • Page 163: More Networks

    More Networks From a Home screen, touch the top of the screen and swipe downward to display the Notification Panel. This option displays additional connectivity information. Touch to display additional options and then touch From the Settings screen, touch Connections Connections Airplane mode.
  • Page 164: Mobile Networks

    Printing • Enhanced 4G LTE services: Touch Enhanced 4G LTE mode to enable enhanced voice and communications To manage your printers: using LTE data. Enabling this option is recommended. 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections • Access Point Names: To use Wi-Fi you need access Connections More networks Printing.
  • Page 165 Default Setup Options AT&T MicroCell Your phone default is set to Automatic, which causes your To search for an AT&T MicroCell: phone to automatically search for an available network. 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections Connections To select a network each time you connect, set this option to More networks Mobile networks.
  • Page 166: Usb Tethering

    Tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot USB Tethering Use this option to share your phones’s mobile data Note: To enable USB tethering on your phone, dial 611 or go connection with a Mobile Hotspot or USB tethering. to set up the service. Mobile Hotspot 1.
  • Page 167 3. Touch Add. • Enter a name for the VPN network in the Name field. The VPN settings menu can be used to set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). • Select a VPN type from the Type drop-down menu. Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock PIN •...
  • Page 168: Nfc

    Adding an IPsec VPN 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections Use NFC (Near Field Communication) to share information Connections More networks VPN. between your phone and another NFC device by touching the devices together, typically back-to-back. This is used for 2.
  • Page 169: S Beam

    S Beam Android Beam When Android Beam is activated, you can beam app content When S Beam is activated, you can beam files to another to another NFC-capable device by holding the devices close NFC-capable device by holding the devices close together. together.
  • Page 170: Nearby Devices

    Options are: Always accept, Always ask, and The device name displays under Device name. The Always reject. default is the model number: SAMSUNG-SGH-I257. Note: When enabled, the Nearby devices icon displays in the Notification Bar.
  • Page 171: Screen Mirroring

    Screen Mirroring Screen Lock 1. From the Settings screen, touch My device Use the Screen Mirroring feature to share media files on your My device Lock screen. phone with an HDMI device, such as an HDMI TV. 2. Touch Screen lock for these options then follow the Note: This feature requires an optional AllShare Cast dongle onscreen instructions to set up your Screen lock: accessory.
  • Page 172: Lock Screen Options

    Lock Screen Options • Set wake-up command: Designate your wake-up commands. Touch Set wake-up command and follow the The following options are available depending on the onscreen prompts to create a new verbal command. Screen Lock type that you have selected. Face Unlock and Face and Voice Options Swipe Options These options are available when Screen lock is set to...
  • Page 173: Display

    Display Pattern Options These options are available when Screen lock is set to In this menu, you can change various settings for the display. Pattern: From the Settings screen, touch My device My device • Lock screen widgets: Lock the widgets that are displayed Display.
  • Page 174 Screen Font • Screen mode: Select from several different color modes. • Font style: Set the font style that your phone will use. You can also touch Get fonts online to choose from a • Brightness: Configure the LCD Brightness levels. wider selection.
  • Page 175: Led Indicator

    LED Indicator Sound This option is used to turn on your LED lights for charging, From this menu you can control the sounds on the phone. missed events, and incoming notifications. The light will turn From the Settings screen, touch My device My device on by default unless you turn them off.
  • Page 176 • Calendar: Set Calendar alerts and notifications, select create a check mark and enable the feature. a ringtone, and set vibration. Samsung keyboard Feedback Set the keyboard sounds. Touch the following option to Touch any of the following options to create a check...
  • Page 177: Home Screen Mode

    Home Screen Mode From a Home screen, touch Phone, touch Menu, and touch Call settings. Home screen mode is used to set your display to the conventional layout of Standard mode or provide an easier The following options display. user experience for the first-time smartphone users using Call Rejection Easy mode.
  • Page 178: Set Up Call Rejection Messages

    Set Up Call Rejection Messages Turn Off Screen During Calls 1. Touch Create to manually add a reject message. This option turns on the proximity sensor during calls so that your phone will know to turn the screen off to save power. –...
  • Page 179: Call Accessories

    Call Accessories • Auto redial: Automatically redial the last number, if the call was either cut off or was unable to connect. Touch to The following options are available: activate. • Automatic answering: Automatically answer an incoming • Fixed dialing numbers: Restrict outgoing calls to a limited call when a headset is detected.
  • Page 180: Personalize Call Sound

    Personalize Call Sound Increase Volume in Pocket Use this option to personalize the sounds you hear during a This option increases the ringtone volume when the device is call with and without earphones. in a pocket or a bag. It uses the proximity sensor to detect its location.
  • Page 181: Tty Mode

    Sound Your phone and TTY device will connect via a special cable that plugs into your phone’s headset jack. If this cable was To set your default ringtone: not provided with your TTY device, contact your TTY device 1. Touch Sound. manufacturer to purchase the connector cable.
  • Page 182: Blocking Mode

    Blocking Mode 4. Configure a timeframe for these features to be active. Remove the check mark from the Always field to When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected configure the From and To time fields. features are disabled. You only receive notifications of incoming calls from people on your allowed list.
  • Page 183: Hands-free Mode

    Hands-Free Mode Power Saving Mode When Hands-free mode is enabled, incoming calls and Use Power saving mode to manage your phone to notifications are read out automatically. conserve power. 1. From the Settings screen, touch My device 1. From the Settings screen, touch My device My device My device...
  • Page 184: Accessories

    Accessories Accessibility To select the Audio output mode when using a car or desk Accessibility services are special features to make using the dock: device easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use the Accessibility settings to activate these services. From the Settings screen, touch My device My device...
  • Page 185 • Speak passwords: Read out password information. Important! TalkBack can collect all of the text you enter, • Answering/ending calls: Accept incoming calls except passwords, including personal data and by pressing the Home key or end calls using the credit card numbers. It may also log your user Power key.
  • Page 186 Follow the onscreen instructions. (CC) for options. • Text-to-speech options: Adjust your text-to-speech • Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung subtitles with settings. For more information, refer to “Text-to-Speech multimedia files when available. Touch the OFF/ON Options” on page 184.
  • Page 187: Browser Bar

    1. From the Settings screen, touch My device My device and select a keyboard. Browser Bar. Select Samsung keyboard or Swype. 2. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up or modify your Browser Bar. – or – Language and Input Touch Set up input methods.
  • Page 188: Samsung Keyboard

    Samsung Keyboard – Personalized data: Use personal language that you have added to make your prediction results better. To configure the Samsung keyboard: – Learn from Facebook: Log in to your Facebook From the Language and input screen, touch next account so your phone can learn your Facebook to Samsung keyboard.
  • Page 189 • Auto replacement: Complete or replace the word you Key-tap feedback are typing with the most probable word when you touch Select one or both of the following: the space bar. Touch the OFF/ON button to turn this • Sound: Enable or disable auditory feedback when you option on.
  • Page 190: Google Voice Typing

    Swype. Touch Show helpful tips for more 1. From the Language and input screen, touch Swype information. Voice recognizer. • Updates: Check for available Swype updates. 2. Select Samsung powered by Vlingo or Google. A green circle displays next to your selection.
  • Page 191 • Language: Choose a language for your voice input. Text-to-speech options and select the preferred TTS • “Ok Google” hotword detection: When enabled, launch engine, Samsung text-to-speech engine or voice search by saying the word “OK Google”. Touch Google Text-to-speech Engine.
  • Page 192: Motions And Gestures

    Pointer Speed Motions and Gestures This option sets your Pointer speed for your mouse or The Motions and Gestures settings allow you to set up trackpad when you are using a keyboard dock accessory. various Motion activation services. For more information on using gestures, see “Using Motions and Gestures”...
  • Page 193: Palm Motion

    Palm Motion • Zoom: Once enabled, you must be on a screen where content can be zoomed. In a single motion, touch and Palm motion allows you to control your device by touching hold two points on the display then tilt the tilt the device your screen with the palm of your hand.
  • Page 194: Smart Screen

    Smart Screen 3. Touch the following options to create a check mark and activate the feature: The Smart screen options allow you to customize your screen settings to make the screen more responsive and • Incoming calls: Answer or reject calls using the easier to use.
  • Page 195: Accounts

    Privacy to view various settings for that item. Adding an Account – or – 1. From the Settings screen, touch Accounts For Samsung accounts, touch Profile to manage Accounts Add account. Samsung account settings. 2. Touch one of the account types.
  • Page 196: Removing An Account

    3. Touch the account name. Samsung services that are available. 4. Touch Remove account, then touch Remove account 4. If you have no Samsung account, touch Create new at the prompt to remove the account and delete all its account.
  • Page 197: Back Up And Reset

    Special terms, and Privacy policy and touch data, back up accounts, automatically restore your phone, I accept all the terms above. and reset your phone settings to the factory settings. Settings screen displays with Samsung account From the Settings screen, touch Accounts Accounts listed under Accounts.
  • Page 198: Location

    Factory Data Reset Location You must enable location services on your device for apps From this menu you can reset your phone and sound settings (such as Google Maps) to use your location. to the factory default settings. 1. From the Settings screen, touch Accounts Accounts Note: Some apps may require one or more location services...
  • Page 199 Location Reporting My Places Google uses Location Reporting to store and use your You can save your favorite locations for use with services device’s most recent location data. Google apps, such as that require location information. This information can Google Maps, can use this data to improve your search improve your search results and other location-related results based on places that you have visited.
  • Page 200: Security

    Security Set Up or Change Password Use this option to set up your password when one is first The Security settings allow you to determine the security required or change your current password. level for your phone. Encryption 1. From the Settings screen, touch More More More...
  • Page 201: Make Passwords Visible

    3. When you receive the new PUK code from your Note: You must activate Lock SIM card before you can change AT&T Customer Service Representative, enter it in your SIM PIN code. the PUK code field. 4. Enter a new PIN code in the Enter a new PIN field and To change your SIM PIN code: touch OK.
  • Page 202: Device Administration

    Device Administration 1. From the Settings screen, touch More More More Security. Use the Device Administration feature to select one or more administration applications that control your device for 2. Touch Device administrators, to select a device security purposes (for example, if your phone is lost of administrator, and follow the prompts.
  • Page 203: Security Update Service

    3. Touch Send security reports to send security reports 3. Touch Trusted credentials. to Samsung, using Wi-Fi, for threat analysis. The trusted credentials screen has two tabs: • System: Displays CA certificates that are permanently installed in the ROM of your device.
  • Page 204: Application Manager

    Application Manager Caution! When you disable a system CA certificate, the You can download and install applications from Play Store or Turn off button changes to Turn on, so you can create applications using the Android SDK and install them enable the certificate again, if necessary.
  • Page 205 Downloaded SD Card Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device. Displays apps you have downloaded onto your SD card. 1. From the Settings screen, touch More 1. From the Settings screen, touch More More More More More Application manager. Application manager.
  • Page 206: Default Applications

    Default Applications Running Services View and control services running on your device. Set and manage your default applications. 1. From the Settings screen, touch More 1. From the Settings screen, touch More More More More More Application manager. Default applications. 2. Touch the RUNNING tab.
  • Page 207: Battery

    Battery Storage See how much battery power is used for device activities. From this menu you can view the memory allocation for the memory card and USB as well as mount or unmount the 1. From the Settings screen, touch More More More...
  • Page 208 SD Card Note: Unmounting an SD card will stop some applications Once a memory card has been installed in your device, from functioning. Applications may not be available the SD card memory displays as Total space and until you mount the SD card again. Available space.
  • Page 209: Date And Time

    If this option is not selected, the phone automatically • Device name: Enter the name for your device. The uses a 12-hour format. default is the model number: SAMSUNG-SGH-I257. • Select date format: Set the format for date displays. • Model number: Phone’s model number.
  • Page 210: Software Update

    Software Update • Android version: Android version loaded on this phone. The AT&T Software Update feature enables you to use your • Baseband version: Baseband version loaded on this phone to connect to the network and upload any new phone phone.
  • Page 211: Section 10: Samsung Product Registration

    Section 10: Samsung Product Registration Samsung Product Registration 204...
  • Page 212: Index

    Index Adobe PDF 141 Airplane Mode 156 Abc Mode 39 Back Key 21 Alarm 122 About Device 202 Backing Up Your Data 190 Amazon Kindle 117 Accounts 188 Battery Android Beam 112 162 Add Accounts 188 charging 11 App Shortcuts 30 Address Book display percentage 12 Application Settings...
  • Page 213 saving a recent call number to ChatON 90 Address Book 65 Chrome 122 Calculator 120 searching for a number in Address Clock 122 Calendar 121 Book 73 Commercial Mobile Alerting System Call Functions 59 using the speakerphone 72 (CMAS) 83 3-Way Calling (Multi-Party viewing all calls 65 Contacts 43...
  • Page 214 Extra Volume 67 Google+ 91 129 Hangouts 91 130 Editing a Photo 97 Maps 133 Email 84 Family Map 118 Play Movies & TV 140 adding a corporate email Fixed Dialing Numbers 74 Play Music 141 account 85 Flipboard 127 Google Chrome 122 adding additional accounts 85 Font Size...
  • Page 215 Home Screen Messaging folders 31 creating and sending text Landscape 38 wallpaper 32 messages 77 Language and Input Home Screen Mode 170 deleting a message 82 select language 180 Hotspot 133 159 draft 78 LED Indicator 168 Gmail 88 Linking Contacts 47 locked 78 Icons Location Services 191...
  • Page 216 Mono Negative Colors 178 Play Music 141 audio setup 179 Pointer Speed 185 Motion 185 On 102 Power Saving Mode 176 overview 23 Noise Reduction 69 Powering Music Notifications 24 On or Off 13 Play Music 141 Printing 157 Music (app) 134 Privacy Settings Outgoing Call Conditions 172 adding music to a playlist 137...
  • Page 217 37 Snooze 123 Samsung Link 145 Software Update 203 Tethering 159 sharing media 147 Sound Settings 168 Text Input Samsung Link Settings 146 Spam Abc mode 39 Scientific Calculator 120 add number 81 methods 37 SD Card 35 settings 83...
  • Page 218 Understanding Your Phone WatchON 152 back view 18 Web 130 features of your phone 16 Widgets 31 front view 17 Wi-Fi 103 side views 17 Wi-Fi Direct 106 154 Uninstall Applications 116 Wi-Fi Hotspot 159 Unmute 68 Wi-Fi Settings 154 Updating Applications 114 World Clock Usage Manager 148...

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