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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 up your voice mail.
Text Conventions 2. Pull the cover up and then lift up and away from the phone (2). This manual provides condensed information about how to use your device. To make this possible, the following text conventions are used to represent often-used steps: Arrows are used to represent the sequence of selecting successive options in longer, or repetitive, procedures.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Turning Your Phone On or Off To turn your phone off: 1. Press and hold the Power/Lock Key To turn your phone on: until the Device options screen displays. Press and hold the Power/Lock Key until the phone switches on. 2.
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.
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”...
Smart Switch™ compliant. For more information, see and Instant Messaging with Google Hangouts samsungsmartswitch.com. • • 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...
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 Blaster Jack Microphone Front...
Phone Rear 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, which gives you instant access to information and Camera Lens...
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.
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 157.
Google Search Bar Home Press Home to display the main Home screen, which The Google Search Bar provides an onscreen Internet search is usually the center Home screen. engine powered by Google. Press and hold to open a list of thumbnail images of apps 1. From the main Home screen, swipe the screen to the you have worked with recently.
Touch and Hold Tilt Activate onscreen items. For example: To activate the tilt feature, touch and hold two points on the screen then tilt the device back and forth to reduce or • Touch and hold a widget on the Home screen to move it. enlarge the screen.
Screen Capture Caution! Excessive shaking or impact to the device may Touch and hold the Power/Lock Key and Home cause unintended results. to capture and save an image of the current screen. To learn how to properly control motions: Note: A copy of the screenshot is automatically saved to the From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings...
Notifications When you receive a notification, the Notification icon displays in the Notification Bar. Notifications indicate the arrival of Gmail, Email, alarms, and more. Notification Bar The Notification Bar includes a pull-down list to show information about processes that are running, recent notifications, and alerts.
Clearing Notifications Accessing Additional Panel Functions To clear all notifications from the Notification Panel: In addition to notifications, the Notification Panel also provides quick and ready access to separate device 1. From a Home screen, touch the top of the screen and functions.
Indicator Icons A call is in progress. This list identifies the symbols that can display on your phone’s display and Indicator area: A call is on hold. Displays your current signal strength. The greater the number of bars, the stronger the signal. The speakerphone is on.
Device Power Critical – Shows your current battery only A Play Store download has completed. has less than 5 percent power remaining and will immediately shutdown. Updates are available for download. Your connection to an EDGE network is active. The phone is connected to a computer via a supported USB cable connection.
May also display if there is a Your device is currently sharing/streaming media to a communication issue with the target Wireless Access paired device using the Samsung Link application. Point (WAP). A TTY device has been inserted.
Primary Shortcuts Widgets Primary Shortcuts display at the bottom of each Home When you first turn on your phone, there are various widgets screen. on the center Home screen. They can also appear on the Home screens to the left and right of the center Home The default Primary Shortcuts are: Phone, Email, Browser, screen.
Removing Widgets 4. Touch and hold the application icon until the Home screen displays, then slide your finger where you want Touch and hold the Widget until the Remove icon to place the icon and release it. displays, then drag the widget to the Remove icon. For more information, refer to “Apps Screen”...
Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts Folders You can change any of your Primary Shortcuts with the Place Folders on a Home screen to organize items together. exception of the Apps shortcut. Adding Folders 1. Press Home to activate the main Home screen. To create a folder on a Home page: 2.
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.
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.
More Application Information Navigating Through the Apps Screens For more information, refer to “Applications” on page 105. In that section, each application that is available on the Your phone initially has four Apps screens available. To Applications screen is listed and described. If the application navigate through the Apps screens: is also described in another section of this user manual, then 1. From a Home screen, touch...
Smart Screen Configure Smart Screen To enable Smart screen features: With Smart screen activated your phone automatically adjusts screen time-out and rotation when it detects you are From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings looking at the screen. My device Smart screen.
QWERTY keyboard that can be used in both portrait and recognition. landscape orientation. You can enable predictive text, to have the Samsung • Swype: Instead of touching each key to enter text, use keyboard match your key touches to common words and your finger to trace over each letter of a word.
Configuring the Samsung Keyboard Entering Symbols and Numbers You can configure the Samsung keyboard to your The number keys are displayed at the top of the keyboard preferences. While entering text: and are always available. 1 2 3 1 2 3...
For more information about enabling Voice input, see “Using Note: Enable Predictive text in Samsung keyboard settings. Google Voice Typing” on page 40. For more information, refer to “Samsung Keyboard” on Editing Text page 170.
Copying, Deleting, or Replacing Text – or – To select and copy, delete, or replace text: Enter text by typing or speaking to replace the selection with what you type. 1. Touch and hold the text or word you want to select. –...
Closing the Keyboard 4. Touch to display the Samsung keyboard. To close the keyboard: Note: The feature works best when you break your message Touch Back to close the keyboard. down into smaller segments. Using Google Voice Typing Entering Text Using Swype...
Swype Tips Here are a few tips to get you started: • Auto-spacing: When you finish a word, just lift your finger The following example shows how to enter the word “this”. Put your finger down on the “t” and, without lifting, glide it to and start the next word.
Swype Settings To configure Swype to your preferences. While entering text, touch and hold the Swype Key to display the Settings screen. For more information, refer to “Swype” on page 172. Swype Help While entering text, you can get information about Swype. 1. Touch and hold the Swype Key to access the Swype options menu.
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.
Synchronizing Your AT&T Address Book 2. If you have not synchronized your phone with your online AT&T Address Book recently, the AT&T Address If you ever upgrade, damage, or lose your phone, you can Book screen is displayed. If you want to synchronize easily restore your contacts onto your new phone by your Address Book, touch Yes.
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...
Adding Pauses to Contact Numbers Updating Contacts When you call automated systems, you are often required to To update an existing contact: enter a password or account number. Instead of manually 1. Touch Contacts. entering the numbers each time, you can store the numbers 2.
Using Contacts Tip: From the Contact list, swipe right over a listing to make a Dialing or Messaging from Address Book call. Swipe left over a listing to send a message. Once you have stored phone numbers in the Address Book, Linking Contacts you can call those contacts easily and quickly by either using their phone number or by using the Search field to locate a...
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.
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.
Address Book Options • Send message/email: Send a text message or an email to one or more contacts. You can access Address Book options while at the main • Contacts to display: You can choose to display all of Contacts page or while in the details screen for a specific your contacts or only display contacts on your Device, entry.
Contact Options • Assign speed dial: Assign this contact to your speed dial list. For more information, refer to “Making a Call 1. Touch Contacts. Using Speed Dial” on page 61. 2. Touch a contact and at the contact’s display screen, •...
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...
Adding Contacts to a Group Editing a Group 1. Touch Contacts Groups. To edit a Group entry, there must be at least one member as Groups part of the selected group. 2. Touch a group entry. 1. Touch Contacts Groups. 3. Touch Add to add to a member to the group.
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 Contacts apps for fast dialing or messaging, and are 2.
Removing Favorites 1. Touch Contacts Menu SIM Management. 1. Touch Contacts Favorites. Favorites 2. Touch Copy contacts to SIM. A list of your current 2. Touch Menu Remove from favorites. phone contacts displays. 3. Touch contacts to mark them for removal or touch 3. Touch contacts to mark them to be copied or touch Select all, and then touch Done.
Deleting Contacts from the SIM Card Deleting Contact Entries from the Phone 1. Touch Contacts Menu You can delete Phone or SIM entries from your phone’s SIM Management. memory. 1. Touch Contacts. 2. Touch Delete contacts from SIM. A list of contacts stored on your SIM card displays. 2. Touch and hold a contact that you want to delete then select Delete in the pop-up menu.
Speed Dials Removing or Reassigning a Speed Dial 1. 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 Speed dial setting. For more information about calling using speed dials, see 3. Touch Menu, then touch an option:...
Section 4: Call Functions Making a Call This section describes how to make or answer a call. It also includes the features and functionality associated with 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone and enter the making or answering a call. number you want to dial.
Manual Pause Dialing Correcting an Entered Number To manually call a number with pauses without storing them Use the following steps to correct a mis-typed entry when in your Contacts list: dialing. 1. Touch Phone and enter the phone number. After entering a number using the keypad: •...
Making Emergency Calls Making an Emergency Call with a SIM Card The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an emergency If you do not have a SIM card installed the first time you turn number a 1-touch process. Before you can resume normal on the phone, the Insert SIM card to make calls message calling operations, you should first exit this mode.
Making a Call Using Speed Dial Making a Call from the Address Book You can assign a shortcut number to a phone number in your You can store phone numbers that you use regularly on the Contacts List for speed dialing. SIM card or in the phone’s memory.
Dialing Options To reject the call with a message: Touch and drag the Reject call with message tab From a Home screen or the Apps menu, you have the option upward. to access the Dialer and initiate a call: • Touch a predefined text message to send to the caller. Touch Phone Keypad, if necessary.
Call Log Viewing Missed Calls from the Lock Screen The phone stores the numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or missed in the Call log. The Call log displays the Calls you have missed display on the Lock screen. details of the call.
Saving a Recent Call to Deleting a Call Log Entry Your Address Book 1. Touch Phone Logs. 1. Touch Phone Logs. 2. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from the 2. Touch the call you want to save to your Address Book. Call log.
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 •...
In-Call Options • Mute/Unmute: Turn the microphone on or off. – Touch Mute during a call to mute the microphone. A During an active call there are several functions available by green line appears under the Mute button. touching a corresponding onscreen button. –...
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.
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.
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.
Using the Speakerphone During an Bluetooth Headset Active Call 1. Touch Headset. Headset Headset While in an active call, it is possible to enable the 2. The phone will scan for your Bluetooth headset. When speakerphone feature. found, connect to the headset. 1.
Call Waiting • Forward when unanswered: Forward voice calls to a designated number instead of your voicemail number The Call Waiting feature can be used to answer an incoming when there is no answer on your phone. You can also call while you have a call in progress, if this service is select the amount of time that the phone delays before supported by the network.
Turn Off FDN Managing the FDN List 1. Touch Turn off FDN. When this feature is enabled, you can make calls only to phone numbers stored in the FDN list on the SIM card. 2. At the prompt, enter your PIN2 code and touch OK. FDN is turned off.
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.
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 scree n, touch Apps 5. Touch the Enter message field and use the onscreen...
Message Options • Settings: Access Messaging settings. For more information, refer to “Messaging Settings” on page 78. Options Before Composing a Message Options While Composing a Message 1. Touch Messaging While composing a message, touch Menu to 2. Before composing a message, touch Menu to reveal additional messaging options.
Viewing New Received Messages • Add slide: Add a new page to a message. • Remove slide: Remove a recently added page from a When you receive a new message, the new message message. icon displays at the top of the screen. •...
Message Threads To access additional Bubble options: Touch and hold the message bubble within an active Sent and received text and photo messages are grouped into message threads. Threaded messages allow you to see all message conversation to display the following options: the messages exchanged (similar to a chat program) and •...
Deleting Messages Messaging Settings To delete a single message thread: To configure the settings for text messages, multimedia messages, Voice mails, and Push messages. 1. Touch Messaging 1. Touch Messaging Menu Settings. 2. Touch and hold a message, then touch Delete thread. General settings, Text message (SMS) settings, To delete multiple message threads: Multimedia message (MMS) settings, Display, Push...
Emergency Alerts Customers may choose not to receive Imminent Threats (Extreme and Severe) and AMBER Alerts. Alerts issued by the This device is designed to receive wireless emergency alerts President cannot be disabled. To disable Imminent Threats from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS) which and AMBER Alerts, follow the instructions below: may also be known as the Personal Localized Alerting 1. Touch...
Creating an Email Account Creating a Corporate Email Account To create your first email account: Use the following procedure to configure your phone to synchronize with a corporate email account. 1. Touch Email. 1. Touch Email. The Set up email screen displays. The Set up email screen displays.
Creating Additional Email Accounts Switching Between Email Accounts 1. Touch Email. To create additional email accounts after setting up your first account, follow these steps: Your Email screen displays showing your emails from 1. Touch Email. Your Email screen displays showing the active account.
Gmail Refreshing Your Gmail Account Refresh your account to update your device from the Gmail Send and receive email with Gmail, which is Google’s servers. web-based email. 1. Touch Gmail. To access Gmail: From a Home screen, touch Apps Gmail. 2. Touch Menu Refresh.
Messages. 2. Sign in to your Google account, if you are not already Note: This app requires a Samsung account. signed in. For more information, refer to “Setting Up 1. Sign in to your Google account. For more information, Your Gmail Account”...
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 google.com/mobile/+ to learn more. Note: This app requires a Google Account. From a Home screen, touch Apps Google+.
Section 6: Photos and Videos This section explains features related to the use of the Note: When taking a photo in direct sunlight or in bright camera and camcorder on your phone. You can take conditions, shadows may appear on the photo. photographs and record video by using the built-in camera functionality.
You can also touch the screen to move the focus to the Front area you touch. Quick Camera Facing Settings Mode Camera Touch the Camera button until the shutter sounds. The photo is automatically stored within your Record designated storage location. If no microSD is installed, Button all photos are stored on the Phone.
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.
Camera and Camcorder Settings • ISO: Determine how sensitive the light meter is on your digital camera. Choose from Auto, 100, 200, 400, or This section describes the different settings that you can 800. Use a lower ISO number to make your camera less configure on your camera.
• Review: Set this option if you want to view each photo • Contextual filename: Add your location as part of the after you take it. Select a time value. filename. You must first activate GPS tag described above. • Volume key: Assign a function to the volume key. •...
Editing a Photo 5. Use the following editor controls to edit your photo: Undo: Undo the last operation made on a photo. You can edit your photos using the built-in Photo editor 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 photo your phone.
Using the Camcorder Sticker: Place various pre-created onscreen In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a stickers atop your current image. camcorder that also allows you to record, view, and send Drawing: Draw directly on your current photo by videos.
Gallery 4. To begin recording video, touch Video. The red light blinks while recording. The Gallery can be used to view photos and play back videos. 5. You can touch the screen to move the focus to the area For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a you touch.
Viewing Photos Viewing Videos To view photos: Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in 1. Touch a thumbnail to view a single photo. addition to the photo, touch anywhere on the screen to display them. Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in addition to the photo, touch anywhere on the screen to 1.
3. Touch S Beam and make sure the feature is turned on. 7. From the Touch to beam screen, touch the reduced image preview to begin the transfer. Touch OFF/ON to turn activate S Beam. 8. When prompted, separate the two devices. 4. On the source device, which contains the desired photo After a few seconds (depending on file size), the or video, touch Apps...
Section 7: Connections Turning Wi-Fi On This section describes the various connections your phone can make including accessing Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and By default, your device’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off. Turning Connecting your PC. Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover and connect to Wi-Fi compatible in-range WAPs.
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 Settings prompted to enter the WAP key again, unless you reset Connections Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi Status Indicators Wi-Fi Settings The following icons show your Wi-Fi connection status at a The advanced Wi-Fi settings allow you to set up and manage glance: wireless access points. 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and communicating with a Wireless Access Point (WAP).
• WPS push button: Set up a connection to a WPS (Wi- 5. On your phone, touch Scan. Fi Protected Setup) router or other equipment. The device scans for other Wi-Fi Direct devices. • WPN PIN entry: View the PIN used by your device to 6. Once the device you want to connect to displays, set up a PIN-secured connection to a Wi-Fi router or touch it.
AT&T Smart Wi-Fi Sharing Information with Connected Device To share Videos, Photos, or other information with the Use AT&T Smart Wi-Fi to maximize your battery connected device, follow these steps: performance, maximize your data, simplify access to AT&T Hot Spots and Wi-Fi networks, automate your Wi-Fi 1. View the information that you want to share.
5. At the Initial Setting screen, touch Yes if you want AT&T Note: When enabled, the Bluetooth icon displays in the Smart Wi-Fi to automatically connect to any hotspot Notification Bar. that is available for public use. Otherwise, touch No. 6.
Change Bluetooth Name Scan for Bluetooth Devices To scan for Bluetooth devices: To change your Bluetooth name: 1. Verify that Bluetooth is enabled. 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings More About device Device name. 2. From the Bluetooth settings screen, touch Scan to search for visible external Bluetooth-compatible 2.
Rename or Unpair a Paired Device 5. The external device will then have to also accept the connection and enter your device’s PIN code. Unpair a paired device to break the connection between the device and your phone, but retain the knowledge of the Once successfully paired to an external device, pairing.
4. Touch each contact that you would like to send via Note: To sync your device to a PC, it is highly recommended Bluetooth. that you install Samsung Kies, which is available at 5. Touch Done. samsung.com/us/kies (for Windows or Mac).
Connecting as a Storage Device Android Beam You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and When Android Beam is activated, you can beam app content access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in the to another NFC-capable device by holding the devices close device, you can also access the files directory from the together.
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”...
GPS Applications Location of Internal Antennas GPS applications allow you to achieve real-time, GPS-enabled, turn-by-turn navigation and to access local Bluetooth/Wi-Fi searches based on a variety of category parameters. GPS Antenna Antenna To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the following conditions: •...
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.
Apps Screen Options • Hide applications / Show hidden applications: 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps. Control whether app icons are visible in Apps. Hiding an icon does not remove the app from your phone. 2. Touch Menu for these options: AT&T Apps Folder •...
1. Touch AT&T Code Scanner. provider directly and not from Samsung. 2. Sign into your Google Account. If you have not set up an account. 3. The first time you use the AT&T Code Scanner, you will need to download the updated application from the Play Store.
AT&T DriveMode 4. When the Play Store page displays, touch UPDATE and follow the onscreen instructions to download the app. With the AT&T DriveMode application, you can set your For more information, refer to “Play Store” on phone to auto reply when you are driving and do not want to page 135.
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.
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.
Battery Manager Navigating with the Browser 1. To select an item, touch an entry. This app is a shortcut to your Battery settings so you can manage how much battery power is used for device 2. To scroll through a website, sweep the screen with activities.
Search the Internet To access the Browser Bar: 1. Touch the tab at the bottom of any web To perform an internet search using keywords, follow these page to display the Browser Bar. steps: 1. Touch the Search bar at the top of the browser. 2.
Going Incognito Using Bookmarks Use the incognito feature to view Internet sites outside of While navigating a website, you can bookmark a site to normal browsing. Pages viewed in this incognito window do quickly and easily access it at a future time. The URLs not appear within your browser history or search history, and (website addresses) of the bookmarked sites are displayed in no traces (such as cookies) are left on your device.
Calculator 8. To view calculator history, touch located at the top of the calculator buttons. A history of your past The calculator provides the basic arithmetic functions to calculations displays. Touch again to display the solve simple arithmetic problems and advanced operators to calculator keypad.
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 alarms to remind...
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 “Using the Camera” on This feature can be used to set an alarm to ring at a page 85.
Turning Off an Alarm Touch More to display the following additional options: • Alarm tone: Set the sound file, which is played when To stop an alarm when it sounds, touch and sweep the the alarm is activated. Select an option or touch Add for icon to the right.
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.
Timer Desk Clock You can use this option to set a countdown timer. Use a timer You can use the Desk clock when you have a desk dock and to count down to an event based on a preset time length you want your phone to display the time, day, date, location, (hours, minutes, and seconds).
Contacts DeviceHelp You can manage your daily contacts by storing their name DeviceHelp provides online information to help with your and number in your Address Book. Address Book entries can device questions. be sorted by name, entry, or group. 1. Touch DeviceHelp.
Drive Gallery Use the Google Drive app to open, view, rename, and share Use Gallery to view, capture, and manage photos and videos. your Google Docs and files. Touch Gallery. Visit drive.google.com to learn more. For more information, refer to “Gallery” on page 92. Games Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Google Google Settings Search the internet using the Google search engine. Quickly and easily change Google app settings to suit your preferences. Tip: Google Search appears by default on a Home screen. Note: You must be signed in to the application in which you want to configure.
Group Play Hangouts Using Group Play, you can share documents or photos you Google Hangouts is an online place to meet friends and are viewing, or music you are listening to, with other devices family, share photos, and host video calls. connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your device.
Isis Mobile Wallet Local Isis Mobile Wallet uses NFC technology to let you pay for Google Local is an application that uses Google Maps and purchases with just a tap of your phone. The Wallet holds your location to help you find destinations, such as credit, debit, and loyalty cards while organizing offers, deals, restaurants, bars, hotels, attractions, ATMs, and gas stations.
4. The following Music controls are available: Touch Mobile Hotspot. Streams the current music file to another device For more information, refer to “Tethering and Portable via Samsung Link. Hotspot” on page 150. Volume control and SoundAlive. Music Volume control showing volume muted.
Music Options Plays the entire song list once. To access additional options, follow these steps: Replays the current list when the list ends. 1. Touch Music. 2. Touch Menu. The follow options are available Repeats the currently playing song. before you play music: Displays the current song in the player window.
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 •...
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.
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.
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 folder. review and pay your bill, check minutes and data usage, Then touch Delete in the Application bar to upgrade to a new device, or change your rate plan.
Navigation Phone Navigation is an internet-connected GPS navigation system Use the Phone application to access the dialer keypad, call with voice guidance. You can type or speak your destination. logs, and favorites. Touch Phone. Note: For voice-guided navigation, you need to install For more information, refer to “Call Functions”...
Play Books Play Movies & TV Discover more than 3 million free e-books and hundreds of Watch movies and TV shows purchased from Google Play. thousands more to buy in the eBookstore. You can stream them instantly, or download them for viewing when you’re not connected to the Internet.
Play Newsstand POLARIS Office 5 Subscribe to your favorite magazines so you can have them This application is a Microsoft Office compatible office suite available to read on your device at your leisure. that provides a central place for managing your documents online or offline.
S Memo Memo Viewing Options While viewing your Memos: The S Memo application can be used to create memos using the keyboard, your finger, or both. You can add images, voice 1. Touch Menu List view to view your memos in a recordings, and text all in one place.
With the S Translator you can easily translate words and voice. The translation displays automatically in the phrases into many different languages. appropriate box. 1. Sign in with your Samsung Account if you have not Touch Menu for additional options. already done so.
6. Read the information on the Wake up S Voice screen, applications from a variety of categories. then touch Next. 1. Sign in to your Samsung account, if you have not already done so. 7. Read the information on the Edit what you said screen, then touch Next.
Touch Update. multimedia content from your device to DLNA compliant If you have not signed in to your Samsung account, the device connected to the same Wireless Access Point. Samsung account screen displays. Touch Sign in to Configuring Samsung Link Settings...
SD card. same Wi-Fi. • Auto upload: Enable automatic upload of images from 1. Launch Samsung Link on the target device, such as an your device to those storage locations specified within Internet TV or Samsung Tablet.
Settings 5. The following options are available: Send files directly to a target device. Touch an Configure your device to your preferences. It includes such available onscreen file, image, or video to place a settings as: display, security, memory, and any extra settings check mark beside it.
Samsung Link. restaurants, and fun things to do. Volume control. Note: This app requires a Samsung account. Volume control showing volume muted. 1. Touch TripAdvisor. Full-screen in ratio view. The video is enlarged 2.
Voice Recorder Pause the video. Record your voice or other sounds, and share recordings by using Bluetooth, Messaging, Gmail, and so on. Recording Start the video after being paused. time varies based on the available memory within the phone. Press and hold to fast-forwardthe video. Touch 1. Touch Voice Recorder.
Voice Search WatchON The Google Voice Search application can be used to search Use the Samsung WatchON application to use your phone as the web using only your voice. a remote control for your TV, set top box, DVR, Blu-Ray/DVD, stereo or other device.
YouTube YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can upload and share videos. The site is used to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as video content such as video blogging, informational shorts and other original videos.
Accounts: Touch this tab for both the ability to – or – create and modify your accounts (such as, Samsung account, Email, and Google account) From any screen, touch the top of the screen and and access Backup and reset features.
Bluetooth Note: The settings for your device are described below in the Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that order that they appear within the Settings menu. is used to connect wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth Options under the Connections tab are listed first, devices, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and followed by My device, Accounts, and More settings.
More Networks 5. Touch the Data usage cycle drop-down menu and select a date. This option displays additional connectivity information. The data usage displays as a chart and also displays a From the Settings screen, touch Connections list of each application with a breakdown of how much More networks.
From the Settings screen, touch Connections • Data roaming: Touch to create a check mark and activate the feature. Data roaming causes your device More networks and then touch the Airplane mode to connect to your service provider’s partner networks check box to create a check mark and activate the and access data services when you are out of your feature.
Default Setup Options Your AT&T MicroCell must be installed and activated before you can connect to it. For more information, visit Your phone default is set to Automatic, which causes your att.com/esupport. phone to automatically search for an available network. Tethering and Portable Hotspot To select a network each time you connect, set this option to Manual:...
Help Note: When enabled, the Mobile Hotspot icon displays in From the Tethering and portable hotspot menu, the Notification Bar. touch Help for additional information. 3. Follow the onscreen instructions to use Mobile Hotspot. USB Tethering The VPN settings menu can be used to set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
Adding a Basic VPN Adding an IPsec VPN 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections Before you add a VP N you must determine which VPN More networks VPN. protocol to use: PP TP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA, IPSec Xauth PS K, IPSec Xauth RSA, or IPSec Hybrid RSA.
S Beam Use NFC (Near Field Communication) to share information When S Beam is activated, you can beam files to another between your phone and another NFC device by touching the NFC-capable device by holding the devices close together. devices together, typically back-to-back. This is used for You can beam images and videos from your Gallery, music applications such as Android Beam and S Beam.
Nearby Devices • Not-allowed devices list: Indicate the devices not accessible to your device. Share your media files with nearby devices using DLNA • Download to: Set whether to download data to Device (Digital Living Network Alliance) standards, over Wi-Fi. or SD card.
My device My device My device Lock screen. • Download the Samsung Kies application, if you hav not already done so. You can find it at 2. Touch Screen lock for these options: samsung.com/us/support/downloads • Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it.
Lock Screen Options Face Unlock Options These options are available when Screen lock is set to Face The following options are available depending on the unlock or Face and voice: Screen Lock type that you have selected. Swipe Options • Lock screen widgets: Lock the widgets that are displayed on your home screens.
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.
LED Indicator • Screen timeout: Adjust the delay time before the screen automatically turns off. Selections are: 15 This option is used to turn on your LED lights for charging, seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, 3 minutes, 5 minutes, missed events, and incoming notifications. The light will turn and 10 minutes.
Sound • Default notification sound: Set the ringtone that will sound for notifications and alarms. Touch a ringtone From this menu you can control the sounds on the phone. and touch OK. From the Settings screen, touch My device My device •...
Home Screen Mode Call Home screen mode is used to set your display to the To access the Call settings menu: conventional layout of Standard mode or provide an easier From the Settings screen, touch My device My device user experience for the first-time smartphone users using Call.
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. –...
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.
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.
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.
Blocking Mode 5. Touch Allowed contacts to assign those contacts that are exempted from these rules. Choose from None, All When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected contacts, Favorites, or Custom. Allowed contacts will features are disabled. You only receive notifications of then appear in the Allowed contact list.
Power Saving Mode Accessory Use Power saving mode to manage your phone to To select the Audio output mode when using a car or desk conserve power. dock: 1. From the Settings screen, touch My device From the Settings screen, touch My device My device My device...
Accessibility • Speak passwords: Read out password information. • Answering/ending calls: Accept incoming calls by Accessibility services are special features to make using the pressing the Home key or end calls using the power device easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use key.
• Font size: Change the size of the fonts used on the • Enhance web accessibility: Allow apps to install device within menus, options, and so on. Choose from: scripts from Google that make their Web content more Tiny, Small, Normal, Large, or Huge. accessible.
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.
Google Voice Typing Samsung Keyboard To configure Google voice typing: To configure the Samsung keyboard: From the Language and input screen, touch next From the Language and input screen, touch next to Google voice typing. to Samsung keyboard. The following options are available: The following options are available: •...
• Tutorial: Display more information about using the • SwiftKey Flow: Enable or disable the SwiftKey Flow Samsung keyboard. feature. When enabled, you can enter text by sliding your finger across the keyboard. • Reset settings: Reset the keyboard settings back to...
Swype Voice Search To configure Swype settings: From the Language and input screen, touch Voice search to configure the following: From the Language and input screen, touch next to Swype to display the following options: • Language: Choose a language for your voice input. •...
1. From the Language and input screen, touch Text-to-speech options and select the preferred TTS Pointer speed. engine, Samsung text-to-speech engine or 2. Drag the slider to the right to go faster or to the left to Google Text-to-speech Engine.
Motion • Browse an image: Once enabled, touch and hold a desired onscreen image to pan around it. Move the Motion allows you to control your device by performing device left or right to pan vertically or up and down to natural movements.
Gyroscope Calibration Voice Control Gyroscope calibration allows you to calibrate motion The Voice control settings allow you to set up voice correctly using the device’s built-in gyroscope. commands to control your device. 1. From the Motions and gestures screen, touch 1.
Privacy to view various settings for that item. Adding an Account – or – 1. From the Settings screen, touch Accounts For Samsung accounts, touch Account settings to Add account. manage Samsung account settings. 2. Touch one of the account types. – or –...
Removing an Account Back Up and Reset The Back up and reset settings allow you to back up your Important! Removing an account also deletes all of its data, back up accounts, automatically restore your phone, messages, contacts, and other data from the and reset your phone settings to the factory settings.
Factory Data Reset Location Services From this menu you can reset your phone and sound settings The Location services settings allow you to set up how the to the factory default settings. phone will determine your location and the sensor settings for your phone.
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 Security Set up/change...
To change your SIM PIN code: 4. Enter a new PIN code in the Enter a new PIN field and touch OK. 1. Touch Change SIM PIN. 5. Enter the new PIN code again in the Confirm your new 2. Enter your old SIM PIN code and touch OK. PIN field and touch OK.
Device Administration If no device administrators are listed, you can download them from the Play Store. Use the Device Administration feature to select one or more administration applications that control your device for 3. Touch Unknown sources to download and install security purposes (for example, if your phone is lost of non-Market applications.
5. Touch Install from device storage, then choose a 3. Touch Send security reports to send security reports certificate and follow the prompts to install encrypted to Samsung, using Wi-Fi, for threat analysis. certificates stored on the USB storage. Credential Storage...
Application Manager Downloaded Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device. You can download and install applications from Play Store or create applications using the Android SDK and install them 1. From the Settings screen, touch More on your device. Use Application manager settings to manage Application manager.
SD Card Running Services Displays apps you have downloaded onto your SD card. View and control services running on your device. 1. From the Settings screen, touch More 1. From the Settings screen, touch More Application manager. Application manager. 2. Touch the RUNNING tab. All the applications that are 2. Touch the SD CARD tab to view a list of all the currently running on the device display.
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 SD card.
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.
If this option is not selected, the phone automatically • Legal information: Display Open source licenses, uses a 12-hour format. Google legal, and Samsung legal information. • Select date format: Set the format for date displays. • Device name: Enter the name for your device. The default is the model number: SAMSUNG-SGH-I257.
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.
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Index Adobe PDF 135 AT&T MicroCell 150 Airplane Mode 148 AT&T Navigator 112 About Device 187 Alarm 118 AT&T Ready2Go 13 Accounts 176 Amazon Kindle 109 AT&T Smart Wi-Fi 99 Add Accounts 176 Android Beam 104 153 Address Book Android Keyboard adding a new contact 45 Back Key 21 configuring 37...
Browser Bar making a call 58 taking photos 85 settings 169 manual pause dialing 59 Charging Battery 11 using 113 options during a call 65 ChatON 83 Bubble putting a call on hold 67 Chrome 118 options 77 saving a recent call number to Clock 118 Address Book 64 Code Scanner 109...
Google Drive 123 Editing a Picture 90 Family Map 111 Google Settings 124 Email 79 Fixed Dialing Numbers 71 Google+ 84 124 combined Inbox 81 Flipboard 123 Hangouts 84 125 creating a corporate email Font Size Maps 126 account 80 changing 168 Play Movies &...
Message Options 75 Message Search 78 Hancom Viewer 125 Keyboard Input Methods 169 Messaging Hands-Free Mode 165 Keyboard Settings 170 creating and sending text Hangouts 84 125 Kies via Wi-Fi 150 messages 74 Home Key 21 Kindle 109 deleting a message 78 Home Screen draft 75 folders 31...
Mobile Web 113 Navigator 112 Picture entering text in the Mobile Web Nearby Devices 154 face corrections 90 browser 114 Negative Colors 168 frame 91 using bookmarks 115 NFC Pictures 92 123 Mono On 93 Play Movies & TV 134 audio setup 168 Noise Reduction 67 Play Music 134...
Spam Samsung Link 138 Translator 137 add number 76 sharing media 140 Travel Charger 11 settings 78 Samsung Link Settings 139 TTY Mode 164 Spam Messages Scientific Calculator 116 assigning 75 Securing Your Device Understanding Your Phone Speakerphone Key 70...
USB Settings mass storage device 104 WatchON 144 YouTube 145 USB Tethering 151 Web 113 YP (Yellowpages Mobile) 145 Widgets 29 Video 142 Wi-Fi 95 Video Player 142 using Kies via Wi-Fi 155 Voice Control 175 Wi-Fi Direct 98 Voice Mail Wi-Fi Settings 147 accessing 14 World Clock...