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  • Page 1: User Manual

    This document is watermarked because certain important information in the document has not yet been verified. This document has been sent to you as a draft and for informational purposes only. The document should only be used for internal purposes and may not be distributed outside of the company. Distributing the document outside of the company could result in legal exposure to the company if the preliminary, unverified information in the draft turns out to be inaccurate.
  • Page 2: Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating there to (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
  • Page 3 Samsung device. During the testing, the device is tested with the security solutions to see if the solutions work with the device as described by the third party security solution providers.
  • Page 5 ©2013 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Phone? For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:
  • Page 6 Devices purchased for use on AT&T's system are designed for use exclusively on AT&T's system. You agree that you won't make any modifications to the Equipment or programming to enable the Equipment to operate on any other system. A voice plan is required on all voice-capable devices, unless specifically noted otherwise in the terms governing your agreement.
  • Page 7 Your phone features earSmart™, an intelligent voice processor that delivers a clear voice experience, allowing you to hear and be heard™ in nearly any environment. earSmart technology uses the science of human hearing to distinguish sounds, identify your voice and suppress surrounding noise, for clear conversations just about anywhere. How Does It Work? •...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section 1: Getting Started ......7 Display Layout ......21 Using Motions and Gestures ....25 Understanding This User Manual .
  • Page 9 Favorites ......54 Messaging Settings ..... 78 Managing Address Book Contacts .
  • Page 10 Section 8: Applications ......106 DeviceHelp ......120 Downloads ......120 Updating Applications .
  • Page 11 Nearby Devices ..... . . 155 Samsung Hub ......136 Screen Mirroring .
  • Page 12 Accounts ......178 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ..203 Back Up and Reset .
  • Page 13 FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) Section 12: Samsung Product Regulations for Wireless Devices ..211 Registration ...........229 Restricting Children's Access to Your Index ............230 Mobile Device ..... . .213 FCC Notice and Cautions .
  • Page 14: Section 1: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to start using your phone by Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user manual configuring your hardware, setting up accounts, and setting start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen. up your voice mail.
  • Page 15: Removing The Back Cover

    Text Conventions 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. For example: From a Home screen, touch Apps...
  • Page 16: 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, Correct 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 17: 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 18: Replacing The Back Cover

    Your device is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. The Travel Charger that is used to charge the battery, is included with your device. Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers. Note: You must fully charge the battery before using your phone for the first time.
  • Page 19: Using The Travel Charger

    2. When charging is finished, remove the flat end from Note: Long backlight settings, searching for service, vibrate the interface connector jack on the phone. mode, web browser use, and other variables may reduce the battery’s talk and standby times. Note: Failure to unplug the wall charger before you remove the battery, can cause damage to the phone.
  • Page 20: Turning Your Phone On Or Off

    Turning Your Phone On or Off Low Battery Indicator Turning Your Device On When the battery is weak and only a few minutes of talk time remain, the battery icon ( ) blinks and the device sounds a Press and hold the Power/Lock Key.
  • Page 21: Setting Up Your Phone

    – or – activate your account. To configure your phone later, touch Remind Later and If you do not create a Samsung account when you first set up then touch exit. your phone, see “Signing In to Your Samsung Account” on To access this screen later, from a Home screen, touch page 179 for more information.
  • Page 22: Creating A New Google Account

    Learn About Key Features 2. Touch New to create a new Google account. – or – 1. Touch S Beam, Voice control, Smart stay, Easy mode, or Adapt display to see more details about the selected If you already have a Google account, touch Existing to function.
  • Page 23: Setting Up Your Voice Mail

    Setting Up Your Voice Mail Accessing Your Voice Mail From Another Phone 1. Dial your wireless phone number. 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone. 2. When you hear your voicemail greeting, press the 2. Touch Voicemail. asterisk key on the phone you are using. 3.
  • Page 24: Unlocking The Device

    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 25: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone

    Instant Messaging with Google Hangouts • Ready access to the Internet • Samsung Link to share your media content across DLNA certified • Built-in Bluetooth and advanced Wi-Fi technology devices Understanding Your Phone DRAFT - For Internal Use Only...
  • Page 26: Front View Of Your Phone

    Front View of Your Phone 7. Home: Return to the main Home screen from any Home screen or menu. Press and hold to display The following items can be found on the front of your device. Recent apps, Task Manager, and Google Search. 1.
  • Page 27: Side Views Of Your Phone

    Side Views of Your Phone 1. 3.5mm Headset jack: Plug in for headphones. 2. Microphone: Used for noise cancellation and stereo recording. 3. Infrared Blaster: Used to emit infrared signals used for controlling external devices. 4. Volume keys: Adjust the ringer volume while in standby mode or adjust the voice volume during a call.
  • Page 28: Rear View Of Your Phone

    Rear View of Your Phone Display Layout Your display screen provides a wealth of information about the phone’s status and options, as well as providing access to application icons. For more information, refer to “Front View of Your Phone” on page 19. Indicator Icons This list identifies the symbols you’ll see on your phone’s display and Indicator area:...
  • Page 29 Your phone is in Blocking mode. Call forwarding is set to Always forward. For more information, refer to “Call Forwarding” on page 71. There is a system error or alert. Battery charge level. Icon shown is fully charged. The Smart stay feature is activated. The screen The battery is charging.
  • Page 30 Your phone is communicating with the EDGE Updates are available for download. network. Your connection to a UTMS, HSDPA, HSPA, or The phone is connected to a computer via a HSPA+ network is active. supported USB cable connection. Your phone is communicating with the UTMS, The phone is tethered via a supported USB cable HSDPA, HSPA, or HSPA+ network.
  • Page 31 Samsung Link application. Wireless Access Point (WAP). Your device is currently sharing/streaming media Wi-Fi Direct is active and your phone is to a paired device using the Samsung Link connected to another device. application. Your phone as been configured as a portable A file is being uploaded or sync’d between your...
  • Page 32: Using Motions And Gestures

    Google Search Bar The uploaded or transferred file was successfully delivered. The Google Search Bar provides you an on-screen Internet search engine powered by Google. A TTY device has been inserted. 1. From the main Home screen, swipe the screen to the left to bring up the next Home screen.
  • Page 33 Touch and Hold Panning Activate on-screen items by a touch and hold gesture. For To pan, touch and hold a selected icon, then move the device example: to the left or right to reposition it to another page. You must •...
  • Page 34: Home Screen Overview

    Activating Motions and Gestures Each of these options display additional settings. When you touch a setting, an on-screen tutorial Your phone includes motion and gesture settings that allow demonstrates the motion or gesture. you to control your device with natural movements. For more information, refer to “Motions and Gestures”...
  • Page 35 1. Notification Bar: Shows the information needed to operate your phone, such as the received signal strength, phone battery level, time, unread Email, missed calls, and so on. 2. Widgets: Applications that run on the Home screen. Some widgets are found on the Home screen by default.
  • Page 36: Navigating Through The Home Screens

    Navigating Through the Home Screens Navigating Through the Application Menus Your phone originally has three active Home screens, but you Your phone initially has three Application Menus available. can add more for a total of seven Home screens. If you like, To navigate through the Application Menus: you can place different applications on each of the Home 1.
  • Page 37: Creating Shortcuts

    Accessing Recently-Used Apps Creating Shortcuts 1. Press and hold Home from any screen to open Unlike Home screen Widgets, which only launch an the recently-used applications window. application, shortcuts activate a feature, action, or launch an application. 2. Touch an icon to open the selected application. To move a shortcut from one screen to another: –...
  • Page 38: Adding And Removing Primary Shortcuts

    Adding a Shortcut from the Add to Home Screen Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts 1. Press Home to activate the main Home screen. You can change any of your primary shortcuts with the exception of the Apps shortcut. 2. Navigate to the desired Home screen. 1.
  • Page 39 Moving Icons in the Apps Menu Adding a Widget 1. Press Home to activate the main Home screen. 1. Press Home to activate the main Home screen. 2. Navigate to the desired Home Page. 2. Touch Apps to display your current applications. 3.
  • Page 40: Creating Application Folders

    Creating Application Folders Adding a New Page to the Application Menu To create application folders to hold similar applications: To add a new page to your application menu: 1. Press Home to activate the main Home screen. 1. Press Home to activate the main Home screen. 2.
  • Page 41: Changing The Wallpaper

    Changing the Wallpaper Adding, Moving, and Deleting Home Screens To change the Wallpaper (background) of your home screens: Your device can display up to seven Home screens. 1. From a Home screen, touch and hold on an empty area 1. Press Home to activate the main Home screen.
  • Page 42: Notification Bar

    Notification Bar 1. From the notification panel, touch to display additional options. The Notification Bar includes a pull-down list to show The following functions can either be activated (green) information about processes that are running, recent notifications, and alerts. or deactivated (gray): Wi-Fi, GPS, Sound/Vibrate/Mute, Screen rotation, Bluetooth, Blocking mode, From any screen, touch and hold the Notification Bar at Power saving, Screen Mirroring, S Beam, NFC,...
  • Page 43: Memory Card

    Memory Card Unmounting the SD Card Unmounting the SD card prevents corruption and damage to Your device lets you use a microSD (SD) or microSDHC card the SD card while removing it from the slot. to expand available memory space. This secure digital card enables you to exchange images, music, and data between 1.
  • Page 44: Entering Text

    Text Input Methods Warning! Performing the next step erases all data stored on Your phone offers the following text input methods: the SD card. • Samsung keyboard 5. Touch Delete all to format or touch Back to • Google voice typing and cancel.
  • Page 45: Using The Samsung Keyboard

    Touch twice to switch to ABC mode. When ABC mode is enabled, your finger or use speech recognition. the Shift key background turns blue. You can enable predictive text, to have the Samsung keyboard match your key touches to common words and displays them. The Personalization option learns from Gmail, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Page 46: Using Predictive Text

    To enter common symbols, touch to switch to symbol mode, then touch the corresponding key. Note: Enable Predictive text in Samsung keyboard settings. There are three pages of symbols. Touch to switch to the For more information, refer to “Samsung Keyboard” on next page.
  • Page 47: Editing Text

    Using Google Voice Typing from the Samsung Copying, Deleting, or Replacing Text Keyboard To select and copy, delete, or replace text: 1. Touch and hold the text or word you want to select. When you enable the Google voice typing setting, you can use your voice to enter text instead of the keyboard.
  • Page 48: Closing The Keyboard

    To paste previously copied text: 1. Touch on the keyboard. 1. Touch the text at the point you want to paste the For more information, refer to “Samsung Keyboard” copied text. on page 172. The Cursor displays at the point you touched.
  • Page 49: Entering Text Using Swype

    Entering Text Using Swype Swipe Tips This example shows how to enter the word “this”. Put your Swype is a new way to enter text on touch screens. Instead finger down on the “t” and, without lifting, glide it to the “h”, of touching each key, use your finger to trace over each letter then to the “i”, then over to the “s”.
  • Page 50: Swype Settings

    Swype Settings Here are a few tips to get you started: • Auto-spacing: When you finish a word, just lift your finger and To configure Swype to your preferences. start the next word. While entering text, touch and hold the Swype Key •...
  • Page 51: Section 3: Contacts And Your Address Book

    Section 3: Contacts and Your Address Book This section allows you to manage your daily contacts by To activate the AT&T Address Book: storing their name and number in your Address Book. Contacts 1. From the Home screen, touch Address Book entries can be sorted by name, entry, or group. Your Address Book displays.
  • Page 52: Adding A New Contact

    Adding a New Contact Synchronizing your AT&T Address Book If you ever upgrade, damage, or lose your phone, you can Use the following procedure to add a new contact to your easily restore your contacts onto your new phone by Address Book.
  • Page 53: Adding Pauses To Contact Numbers

    Adding Pauses to Contact Numbers 6. Touch contact fields to display the keyboard and enter information: When you call automated systems, you are often required to • Some fields have preset values. Touch the field and touch the enter a password or account number. Instead of manually desired value.
  • Page 54: Updating Contacts

    Updating Contacts Finding an Address Book Entry You can store phone numbers and their corresponding To update an existing contact: names onto your SIM card and phone’s onboard memory. 1. Touch Contacts. The two locations are physically separate but are used as a 2.
  • Page 55: Linking Contacts

    Linking Contacts 4. Touch the phone icon to make a phone call or touch the Linking Contact Information message icon to send a message. Many people now maintain multiple email accounts, social networking logins, and other similar account information. For example, a Facebook account login name might differ from a corporate email account login because they are maintained separately and for different groups of people.
  • Page 56: Unlinking A Contact

    For more information about synchronizing accounts, see 5. Touch the link icon under the Connection bar to “Synchronizing Accounts” on page 50. view the contact information you linked. The contacts 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. and information displays with an icon next to the 2.
  • Page 57: Synchronizing Accounts

    Marking a Contact as Default determining how you want the accounts to synchronize, indicate which account to synchronize with your Contacts When you use messaging type applications, the application list. needs to know which information is primary (default) in a 1.
  • Page 58: Address Book Options

    Service numbers: Display or edit your service numbers. – • Accounts: Add and manage your Samsung, ChatON, Google, Contact sharing settings: Send all or individual contacts by LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol), and Microsoft way of Bluetooth in the form of namecards.
  • Page 59 Individual Contact Options • Assign speed dial: Assign this contact to your speed dial list. For more information, refer to “Making a Call Using Speed 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. Dial” on page 61. 2. Touch a contact and at the contact’s display screen, •...
  • Page 60: Groups

    Groups 6. Touch Add member to add contacts to the new group. Creating a New Group 7. Touch each contact you want to add to create a check mark. You can also touch Select all. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts 8.
  • Page 61: Favorites

    Favorites Editing a Caller Group To edit a Group entry, there must be at least one member as Once you have created contact entries, you can add them to part of the selected group. your Favorites list. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts To view your Favorites list: Groups.
  • Page 62: Managing Address Book Contacts

    Removing Favorites 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts Menu SIM Management. 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts. 2. Touch Copy contacts to SIM. 2. Within the Contacts list, touch and hold a contact that you want to remove from your favorites list. Contacts in The phone then displays a list of your current phone your Favorites list will have a gold star.
  • Page 63 Copying Contacts to the Phone Deleting Contacts from the SIM Card 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts 1. From the Home screen, touch Contacts Menu SIM Management. Menu SIM Management. 2. Touch Copy contacts from SIM. 2. Touch Delete contacts from SIM. 3.
  • Page 64: Using The Service Dialing Numbers

    Deleting Contact Entries from the Phone Using the Service Dialing Numbers You can delete Phone or SIM entries from your phone’s You can view the list of Service Dialing Numbers (SDN) memory. assigned by your service provider. These numbers may include emergency numbers, customer service numbers, and 1.
  • Page 65: Section 4: Call Functions

    Section 4: Call Functions This section describes how to make or answer a call. It also Note: When you activate the Auto redial option in the Voice Call includes the features and functionality associated with menu, the phone will automatically redial up to 10 times making or answering a call.
  • Page 66: Manual Pause Dialing

    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. From a Home screen, touch Phone and use the After entering a number using the keypad: on-screen keypad to enter the phone number.
  • Page 67: Making Emergency Calls

    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.
  • Page 68: Making A Call Using Speed Dial

    Making a Call Using Speed Dial To remove a speed dial number or change the order: 1. From the Speed dial setting screen, touch Menu. You can assign a short cut number to a phone number in your 2. In the pop-up menu, touch Change order or Remove. Contacts List for speed dialing.
  • Page 69: Answering A Call

    Answering a Call Note: You can answer a call while using Contacts or other When a call is received the phone rings and displays the menu feature. After ending the call, the phone returns to caller’s phone number, or name if stored in the Address the previously active function screen.
  • Page 70: Call Log

    Call Log Calling or Messaging a Missed Call To call back a missed call number: The phone stores the numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or missed in the Call log. The Call log displays the 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone Logs.
  • Page 71 Saving a Recent Call to Your Contacts Deleting a Call Log Entry 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone Logs. 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone Logs. A list of recent calls displays. A list of recent calls displays. 2.
  • Page 72: Call Duration

    Call Duration Adding a Call to the Reject List 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone Logs. 1. From a Home screen, touch Phone Logs. A list of recent calls displays. 2. Touch Menu Call duration. 3. The following times are displayed for Voice and Data: 2.
  • Page 73: Adjusting The Call Volume

    Adjusting the Call Volume – Touch Speaker to route the audio through the speaker. (You can adjust the speaker volume using the volume keys.) A green During a call, to adjust the volume, use the Volume keys on line appears under the Speaker button. the left side of the phone.
  • Page 74 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 75 Switching Between Calls Answering a Call During a Call in Progress When you have an active call and a call on hold, you may You can answer another call while you have a call in progress switch between the two calls, changing the one on hold to if you have activated the Call waiting feature.
  • Page 76 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. 1. Touch End call to disconnect the active call. 1. To answer the call, touch and slide to the right.
  • Page 77: Using The Speakerphone During An Active Call

    Using the Speakerphone During an Active Call Muting Your Phone During a Call To mute your phone during a call: While in an active call, it is possible to enable the speakerphone feature. 1. Touch Mute. Mute 1. Touch Speaker The Mute button now appears as and Mute is Speaker...
  • Page 78: Searching For A Number In Contacts

    Searching for a Number in Contacts Call Forwarding 1. During an active call, touch Menu then touch To select when to forward incoming calls: Contacts. 1. From the Home screen, touch Phone 2. Touch the Contacts entry. Menu Call settings Additional settings Call forwarding.
  • Page 79: Call Settings

    Call Settings To access the Call settings menu: From a Home screen, touch Phone Menu Call settings. – or – From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings My device Call. My device My device For detailed information on all of the call settings, see “Call Settings”...
  • Page 80: 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 picture, video, and functionality associated with messaging. audio messages) to and from other mobile phones or email Types of Messages addresses.
  • Page 81: Creating And Sending Messages

    Creating and Sending Messages Note: Enter additional recipients by separating each entry with 1. From the main Home screen, touch Messaging a semicolon (;) then using the previous procedure. Compose 2. Touch the Enter recipient field to manually enter a 4.
  • Page 82: Message Options

    Message Options Options While Composing a Message Options Before Composing a Message 1. While composing a message, touch Menu to reveal additional messaging options. 1. From the main Home screen, touch Messaging 2. Before composing a message, touch Menu to Note: Available options will slightly differ between new reveal additional messaging options: messages and messages composed within a thread.
  • Page 83: Viewing New Received Messages

    Viewing New Received Messages • Scheduling: Assign the current message for scheduled delivery at a designated time. 1. When you receive a new message, the new message • Add to spam numbers: Display the spam messages folder icon displays at the top of your screen. and its contents.
  • Page 84: Message Threads

    Message Threads To access additional Bubble options: Sent and received text and picture messages are grouped Touch and hold the message bubble within an active into message threads. Threaded messages allow you to see message conversation to display the following options: all the messages exchanged (similar to a chat program) and •...
  • Page 85: Deleting Messages

    Deleting Messages Message Search To delete a single message thread: You can search through your messages by using the Message Search feature. 1. From the main Home screen, touch Messaging 1. From the main Home screen, touch Messaging 2. Touch and hold a message, then touch Delete thread. 2.
  • Page 86 2. Options are described on the screen. Emergency Alerts allows customers to receive geographically-targeted messages. Alert messages are Touch the check box to create a check mark provided by the US Department of Homeland Security and which indicates that an option is enabled. Checking will alert customers of imminent threats to their safety within some options causes other options to become available their area.
  • Page 87: Email

    Email Creating a Corporate Email Account Use the following procedure to configure your phone to Email enables you to review and create email using various synchronize with a corporate email account. email services. You can also receive text message alerts when you receive an important email.
  • Page 88 Creating Additional Email Accounts Switching Between Email Accounts 1. From the Home screen, 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. From the Home screen, touch Email.
  • Page 89: Gmail

    Gmail Gmail Settings Use the Gmail Settings to configure your Gmail preferences. Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based email. 1. Touch Gmail. To access Gmail: 2. Touch Menu Settings for settings. From a Home screen, touch Apps Gmail. Tip: Touch Menu Help for more information.
  • Page 90: Hangouts

    Hangouts Touch Menu Help for more information on using Hangouts. Hangouts is a free Windows and web-based application for Google+ instant messaging offered by Google. You can connect with your friends across computers and various Android devices. Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a You can have conversations or video calls with up to 10 lot easier.
  • Page 91: Messenger

    Messenger Note: The first time you use the Messages app, download the With Google Messenger, you can bring groups of friends updated application from the Play Store. When the Play together into a simple group conversation, putting everyone Store page displays, touch Update ACCEPT Open.
  • Page 92: Section 6: Pictures And Videos

    Section 6: Pictures 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 shoot video by using the built-in camera functionality.
  • Page 93: Camera Modes

    5. You can also touch the screen to move the focus to the 7. While viewing a picture, after you have taken it, pinch area you touch. the screen outwards to zoom in or pinch the screen inwards to zoom out. 6.
  • Page 94: Quick Settings

    • Continuous shot: Use this to take pictures continuously at a • Sports: Use this to take fast action photos. rate of 3 per second. You can take up to 20 continuous pictures • Night: Use this to take photos in low-light conditions, without at a time.
  • Page 95: Camera And Camcorder Settings

    Camera and Camcorder Settings • ISO: Determine how sensitive the light meter is on your digital camera. Choose from Auto, 100, 200, 400, or 800. Use a This section describes the different settings that you can lower ISO number to make your camera less sensitive to light, a configure on your camera.
  • Page 96: Editing A Photo

    Viewing Pictures • Volume key: Assign a function to the volume key. Choose from The zoom key, The camera key, or The record key. After you take a photo, you can access various options from • Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots. You can set the timer to the Image Viewer.
  • Page 97 4. Select an image area by touching and holding the Crop: Crop (cut-out) an area of a photo. image and then selecting an available option: • Selection mode: Choose from several on-screen selection Color: Auto adjust color, Brightness, Contrast, options such as: Select area, Inverse selection, Selection size, Saturation, Adjust RGB, Temperature, and Selection mode (Magnetic, Lasso, Brush, Round, and Exposure, and Hue of a photo.
  • Page 98: Shooting Video

    Shooting Video Touch Menu to access the following options: • Save as: Rename your current image and save it to your Tip: When shooting video in direct sunlight or in bright gallery. conditions, it is recommended that you provide your •...
  • Page 99: Gallery

    Gallery 6. Target area. 7. To capture an image from the video while recording, The Gallery can be used to view photos and play back videos. touch . This feature is not available while the For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a anti-shake feature is activated.
  • Page 100: Viewing Videos

    Viewing Pictures Viewing Videos To view pictures: Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in 1. Touch a thumbnail to view a single picture. addition to the picture, touch anywhere on the screen to display them. Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in addition to the picture, touch anywhere on the screen to 1.
  • Page 101 4. If not already active, touch the ON/OFF slider to turn 8. From the Touch to beam screen, touch the reduced S Beam ON image preview to begin the transfer. 5. On the source device, which contains the desired 9. When prompted, separate the two devices. After a few image or video, touch Apps Gallery.
  • Page 102: Section 7: Connections

    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.
  • Page 103 Manually Add Your New Network Connection Turning Wi-Fi Off 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings Connections Wi-Fi. Connections Wi-Fi. 2. Touch Add Wi-Fi network. 2. Touch the ON/OFF slider, located to the right of the Wi- Fi field, to turn Wi-Fi OFF 3.
  • Page 104 Wi-Fi Status Indicators Wi-Fi Advanced Settings The following icons show your Wi-Fi connection status at a The Advanced Wi-Fi menu allows you to set up many of your glance: device’s advanced Wi-Fi services. Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and 1.
  • Page 105 Wi-Fi Direct 5. On your phone, touch Scan. The device scans for other Wi-Fi Direct devices. Wi-Fi Direct allows device-to-device connections so you can transfer large amounts of data over a Wi-Fi connection. 6. Once the device you want to connect to displays, touch it.
  • Page 106 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 1. View the information that you want to share. For Hot Spots and Wi-Fi networks, automate your Wi-Fi connections, and track your data use.
  • Page 107: Nfc

    To turn Bluetooth off: 1. From a Home screen, touch Apps Settings NFC (Near Field Communication) allows data exchange when Connections. you touch your device with another compatible device. This is used for applications such as S Beam and Android Beam. 2.
  • Page 108 Bluetooth Settings To make your device visible: 1. From the Bluetooth settings page, touch Menu The Bluetooth settings menu allows you to set up many of Visibility time-out. the characteristics of your device’s Bluetooth service, including: • Making your device visible allows it to be detected by other •...
  • Page 109: Pairing Bluetooth Devices

    Pairing Bluetooth Devices Note: Due to different specifications and features of other The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish trusted Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and operations connections between your device and another Bluetooth may be different, and functions such as transfer or device.
  • Page 110 Disconnecting a Paired Device Deleting a Paired Device (Unpair) Disconnecting a paired device breaks the connection Deleting a device from your list removes its “connection between the device and your phone, but retains the record” and upon reconnection would require that you knowledge of the pairing.
  • Page 111: Pc Connections

    Bluetooth. A green check mark will appear next to each devices. entry you select. Note: To sync your device to your PC, it is highly 5. Touch Done. recommended that you install Samsung Kies which is 6. Touch Bluetooth. (for Windows/ available at 7.
  • Page 112 Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher installed on your window displays on the PC when connected. computer. Also, ensure that you have Samsung Kies 2.0 2. On the PC pop-up, click Open device to view files. or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on your computer.
  • Page 113: Section 8: Applications

    Google Play Store or 1. On the Home screen, touch and hold the Notification otherwise should be obtained from the application provider directly and not from Samsung. Bar at the top of your screen until the pull-down displays, then drag downward.
  • Page 114: Gps Applications

    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: •...
  • Page 115: Accessing The Apps Screen

    Accessing the Apps Screen AT&T Code Scanner To access the Apps screen: AT&T Code Scanner allows you to scan two-dimensional (QR and datamatrix codes) and one-dimensional (UPC and EAN) From a Home screen, touch Apps. barcodes found in magazines, stores, and online. 1.
  • Page 116: At&t Drivemode

    AT&T DriveMode AT&T FamilyMap With the AT&T DriveMode application, you can set your AT&T FamilyMap provides peace of mind because you can phone to auto reply when you are driving and do not want to use it to conveniently locate a family member on a map from answer the phone.
  • Page 117: At&t Locker

    AT&T Locker AT&T Navigator AT&T Locker allows you to store, share, and sync all of your AT&T Navigator provides access to real-time GPS-driven photos, videos, and documents in one safe, convenient applications. These programs not only allow you to achieve place;...
  • Page 118: At&t Ready2go

    AT&T Ready2Go Battery Manager AT&T Ready2Go allows you to quickly and easily set up your This app is a shortcut to your Battery settings so you can Google, Gmail, and email accounts, import contacts, and manage how much battery power is used for device configure Wi-Fi.
  • Page 119: Navigating With The Browser

    Navigating with the Browser Search the Internet 1. To select an item, touch an entry. To perform an internet search using keywords, follow these steps: 2. To scroll through a website, sweep the screen with 1. Touch the Search bar at the top of the browser. your finger in an up or down motion.
  • Page 120: Using Bookmarks

    Going Incognito To exit from the incognito window: 1. From your browser window, touch Windows. The incognito feature allows you to view Internet sites outside of normal browsing. Pages viewed in this incognito 2. Scroll across the available windows and locate the window do not appear within your browser history or search incognito window.
  • Page 121: Calculator

    Calculator 9. To clear the calculator history, touch Menu Clear history. The calculator provides the basic arithmetic functions to 10. To change the text size, touch Menu Text size. solve simple arithmetic problems and advanced operators to solve more complex problems. The Calculator also keeps a 11.
  • Page 122: Calendar

    Calendar 5. Touch Menu and select one of the following options: Your device includes a powerful Calendar to help you • Go to: Display a specific date. organize your schedules more conveniently and effectively. Learn to create and manage events and tasks, and set •...
  • Page 123: Chaton

    ChatON Clock Use ChatON to send and receive instant messages from any The Clock application allows you to access alarms, view the device that has a mobile phone number. You can interact World Clock, set a stopwatch, and use a timer. Alarm with friends and family with text, images, hand-written notes and video shared instantly.
  • Page 124 Turning Off an Alarm • Alarm tone: Set the sound file, which is played when the alarm is activated. Select an option or touch Add for additional To stop an alarm when it sounds, touch and sweep the options. icon to the right. Setting the Snooze Feature •...
  • Page 125: World Clock

    World Clock 5. To set Daylight Savings time, touch and hold a city, then touch DST settings. Select Automatic, Off, or World Clock allows you to view the time of day or night in 1 hour. other parts of the world. World Clock displays time in hundreds of different cities, within all 24 time zones around If Daylight Savings Time is selected, a sun symbol on the world.
  • Page 126: Desk Clock

    Timer 2. Touch to display the Desk clock in full-screen mode. You can use this option to set a countdown timer. Use a timer to count down to an event based on a preset time length 3. To make changes, touch Menu Settings.
  • Page 127: Contacts

    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. From the Apps screen, touch DeviceHelp.
  • Page 128: Email

    Email Gallery Send and receive email using popular email services. Use Gallery to view, capture, and manage photos and videos. For more information, refer to “Email” on page 80. For more information, refer to “Gallery” on page 92. From the Apps screen, touch Email.
  • Page 129: Google

    Google Google Settings Search the internet using the Google search engine. Use this app to manage your Google settings. 1. From the Apps screen, touch Google Settings. Tip: Google Search appears by default on a Home screen. 2. Follow the on-screen prompts to modify your Google Settings.
  • Page 130: Group Play

    Group Play Local Using Group Play, you can share documents or photos you Google Local is an application that uses Google Maps and are viewing, or music you are listening to, with other devices your location to help you find destinations, such as connected to the same Wi-Fi network with your device.
  • Page 131: Maps

    Maps Note: Selecting Use GPS satellites allows you to locate places Depending on your location, you can view basic, custom, and of interest at the street-level. However, this also requires satellite maps and local business information, including a clear view of the sky and uses more battery power. locations, contact information, and driving directions.
  • Page 132: Messaging

    Messaging Mobile TV You can send and receive different types of messages. Mobile TV is a subscription service that allows you to watch your favorite TV shows using your device. For more information, refer to “Messaging” on page 73. 1. From the Apps screen, touch Mobile TV.
  • Page 133: Music

    Music Touch and hold to rewind the song. Touch to Music is an application that can play music files. Music go to previous song. supports files with extensions AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, Touch and hold to fast-forward the song. WMA, 3GP, MP4, and M4A. Launching Music allows you to Touch to go to next song.
  • Page 134: Creating A Playlist

    Assign the current song as a Favorite. 2. Touch the Playlists tab. Streams the current music file to another 3. Touch the desired playlist name. device via Samsung Link. 4. Touch Add music. 5. Touch a music file, or touch Select all to add all the 5.
  • Page 135: My Files

    Editing a Playlist Note: Different folders may appear depending on how your Besides adding and removing music files in a playlist, you phone is configured. can also rename the playlist. To edit a playlist: 3. If you have an external SD card inserted, touch 1.
  • Page 136: Myat&t

    7. To view a photo file: Menu: Displays the following options: • Touch the file. • Select all: Mark all files or folders. The Gallery app is used to open the photo. For more information, • Create folder: Create a new folder. refer to “Viewing Pictures”...
  • Page 137: Navigation

    Using myAT&T Navigation Menu 1. From the Apps screen, touch myAT&T. While viewing a map: The myAT&T page displays. Touch Menu for options. 2. Read the Terms and Conditions and touch Accept to To configure Navigation settings: continue. Touch Menu Settings.
  • Page 138: Play Books

    Play Books Play Magazines Use the Play Books app to read eBooks from the Internet- Google Play Magazines helps you subscribe to your favorite based Google Play Books service. Google eBooks is a new magazines so you can have them available to read on your way to discover, buy, and enjoy your favorite books online tablet at your leisure.
  • Page 139: Play Movies & Tv

    Play Movies & TV 3. From the main Play Music screen, you can touch any of the following tabs for a more detailed listing of songs: The Play Movies & TV app is available for select Android Playlists, Recent, Artists, Albums, Songs, and Genres. devices.
  • Page 140: Polaris Office 5

    4. Touch Apps, Games, or AT&T to download or purchase 5. Touch Open to open the app on your device. games or applications. You can also download updates 6. Touch Update to immediately update the app on your to existing applications. device.
  • Page 141: S Memo

    S Memo Memo Viewing Options While viewing your Memos: The S Memo application can be used to create memos using the keyboard, your finger, or both. You can add images, voice 1. Touch Menu List view to view your memos in a recordings, and text all in one place.
  • Page 142: S Translator

    With the S Translator you can easily translate words and S Voice phrases into many different languages. 1. Sign in with your Samsung Account if you have not With the S Voice application you can use your voice to already done so. For more information, refer to perform operations that you would normally have to do by “Signing In to Your Samsung Account”...
  • Page 143: Samsung Apps

    The internal memory acts as a storage location for applications from a variety of categories. your downloaded rental or purchase. 1. Sign on to your Samsung account if you have not Accessing Samsung Hub already done so. 2. From the Apps screen, touch Samsung Apps.
  • Page 144 • Media Content that is purchased and downloaded may be viewed Media Content has been buffered. concurrently on up to five (5) devices with Samsung Hub (or “the • service”) that are also registered to the same account. You must finish watching Media Content within the time limit set •...
  • Page 145: Samsung Link

    Wireless Access Point. 1. From the Apps screen, touch Samsung Link. 2. Touch Sign in to sign into your Samsung Account if you have not already done so. For more information, refer to “Signing In to Your Samsung Account” on page 179.
  • Page 146 • Video optimization: Set up the video quality for streamed video content. Touch and slide the slider to the right to turn it Samsung Link must first be configured prior to its initial use. You must set up parameters such as connected Wi-Fi, Items to share, source server address, and external device •...
  • Page 147: Settings

    Story Album Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before With Story Album, you can create a digital Album of your you can use this feature. story in media. Special moments will be on a timeline, and if you want, you can have your album published as a hard 3.
  • Page 148: Tripadvisor

    Pause the video. restaurants, and fun things to do. Start the video after being paused. Note: This application requires a Samsung account sign in to access its features. Press and hold to rewind the video. Touch to go to previous video.
  • Page 149: Voice Recorder

    Voice Recorder Full-screen view. The entire screen is used, which may cause some minor distortion. Record your voice or other sounds, and share recordings by using Bluetooth, Messaging, Gmail, and so on. Recording Original size view. The video is played in its time varies based on the available memory within the phone.
  • Page 150: Voice Search

    • Images: Display images for your search. • News: Display news articles on the item you searched on. Note: Sign into your Samsung account before using WatchON. • MORE: Touch MORE and sweep your screen to the left to see For more information, refer to “Signing In to Your...
  • Page 151: Initial Configuration

    3. Enter your current ZIP code and touch Done. This zip • Edit channels: Add or remove channels from your custom list. code must correspond to the location of your desired • Settings: Configure Samsung WatchON settings. Follow the TV and set top box. on-screen instructions.
  • Page 152: Youtube

    YouTube 3. Touch the search field to search for specific videos, scroll down to browse through the main page YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can thumbnails, or scroll to the bottom to explore additional upload and share videos. The site is used to display a wide options.
  • Page 153: Ypmobile

    YPmobile 4. Touch the Find a business nearby! field, use the on-screen keyboard to enter your search value, and The Yellowpages Mobile application provides quick and ready touch Search. access to businesses, map locations, and storage of your – or – favorite searches.
  • Page 154: Section 9: Changing Your Settings

    (such as, From a Home screen, touch Menu Settings. Samsung account, Email, and Google account) – or – and access Backup and reset features. From any screen, touch the top of the screen and More: This tab provides access to the remaining...
  • Page 155: Wi-fi Settings

    Wi-Fi Settings For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi Direct” on page 98. This section describes the Wi-Fi settings. For information on Advanced Wi-Fi Settings how to use Wi-Fi, see “Wi-Fi” on page 95. Activating Wi-Fi The advanced Wi-Fi settings allow you to set up and manage 1.
  • Page 156: Bluetooth Settings

    • Received files: Shows the list of files received by using with which to pair. Bluetooth. Activating Bluetooth 5. Touch the check box next to SAMSUNG-SGH-I257 to 1. From the Settings screen, touch Connections. remove the check mark if you do not want your phone visible to other Bluetooth devices.
  • Page 157: More Networks

    More Networks The data usage displays as a visual (chart) and also displays a list of each application with a breakdown of This option displays additional Connectivity information. how much data was used per application. From the Settings screen, touch Connections More networks.
  • Page 158 Mobile Networks • Network operators: Using this feature you can view the current network connection. You can also scan and select a Before you use applications such as Google Maps and find network operator manually, or set the network selection to your location or search for places of interest, you must enable the Mobile networks options.
  • Page 159: Tethering And Portable Hotspot

    Default Setup Options Mobile Hotspot Your phone default is set to Automatic (to automatically Note: To enable Mobile Hotspot on your phone, dial 611 or go search for an available network. You can set this option to to set up the service. Manual to select a network each time you connect.
  • Page 160: Vpn Settings

    Adding a Basic VPN USB Tethering Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN Note: To enable USB tethering on your phone, dial 611 or go to protocol to use: PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA, to set up the service. IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, or IPSec Hybrid RSA.
  • Page 161: Nfc

    Adding an IPsec VPN 1. Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock NFC (Near Field Communication) allows data exchange when PIN or password. For more information, refer to “Lock you touch your device with another compatible device. This Screen Settings”...
  • Page 162: S Beam

    S Beam 3. Touch the File sharing check box to create a check mark and activate File sharing. When S Beam is activated, you can beam files to another 4. Verify (Nearby devices) appears at the top of the NFC-capable device by holding the devices close together. You can beam images and videos from your Gallery, music screen.
  • Page 163: Screen Mirroring

    Note: This feature requires the optional AllShare Cast dongle 1. From your PC, download the Samsung Kies application which is available as an accessory. See your AT&T if you have not already done so. You can find it at Customer Service Representative for more information.
  • Page 164: Lock Screen Settings

    Lock Screen Settings Lock Screen Options The following options are available depending on the Choose settings for unlocking your screen. For more Screen Lock type that you have selected. information about using the lock and unlock features, see Swipe Options “Securing Your Device”...
  • Page 165 Face Unlock Options Pattern Options These options are available when Screen lock is set to Face These options are available when Screen lock is set to unlock or Face and voice: Pattern: • • Lock screen widgets: Lock the widgets that are displayed on Lock screen widgets: Lock the widgets that are displayed on your home screens.
  • Page 166: Display Settings

    Display Settings • Screen timeout: Adjust the delay time before the screen automatically turns off. Selections are: 15 seconds, In this menu, you can change various settings for the display. 30 seconds, 1 minute, 3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, From the Settings screen, touch My device My device...
  • Page 167: Led Indicator

    LED Indicator Sound Settings This option allows you 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 My device...
  • Page 168: Home Screen Mode

    Home Screen Mode • Default notifications sound: Set the ringtone that will sound for notifications and alarms. Touch a ringtone and touch OK. Home screen mode allows you to set your display to the • Vibrate when ringing: Enable your phone to vibrate whenever conventional layout of Standard mode or provide an easier it rings.
  • Page 169: Call Settings

    Call Settings Set Up Call Rejection Messages 1. Touch Create to manually add a reject message. To access the Call settings menu: – or – From the Settings screen, touch My device My device My device Touch one of the pre-written messages to be displayed Call.
  • Page 170: Call Alerts

    Call Alerts Additional Settings Touch the following options to create a check mark and Touch one of the following options: activate the features: • Caller ID: Choose how your Caller ID will be displayed. Select • Answer vibration: Set your phone to vibrate when the called Network default, Hide number, or Show number.
  • Page 171: Ringtones And Keypad Tones

    Ringtones and Keypad Tones Noise Reduction 1. Touch Ringtones, select a ringtone, and touch OK. This option helps to suppress background noise from your side during a call. 2. Touch Vibrations, select a vibration type, and touch OK. 3. Touch Vibrate when ringing to create a check mark if Touch Noise reduction to create a check mark and you want your phone to vibrate when a call is enable the feature.
  • Page 172 Voicemail Settings TTY Mode You can view or modify your voicemail number from this A TTY (also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a menu. telecommunications device that allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities, 1.
  • Page 173: Hearing Aids

    Hearing Aids Changing the PIN2 Code 1. From the Settings screen, touch My device This option allows you to turn on Hearing aid compatibility on My device My device Call Additional settings Fixed dialing numbers. your device. 2. Touch Change PIN2. Touch Hearing aids to create a check mark and enable 3.
  • Page 174: Blocking Mode

    Blocking Mode 5. Touch Allowed contacts to assign those contacts that are exempted from these rules. When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected features will be disabled. You will only receive notifications of Allowed contacts will then appear in the Allowed incoming calls from people on your allowed list.
  • Page 175: Power Saving Mode

    Power Saving Mode Accessory Settings Power saving mode allows you to manage your phone to This menu allows you to select the Audio output mode when conserve power. using a car or desk dock. 1. From the Settings screen, touch My device 1.
  • Page 176: Accessibility

    Accessibility • Speak passwords: Read out password information. • Answering/ending calls: Accept incoming calls by pressing Accessibility services are special features to make using the the Home key or end calls using the power key. device easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use the Accessibility settings to activate these services.
  • Page 177 • Font size: Change the size of the fonts used on the device • Enhance web accessibility: Allow apps to install scripts within menus, options, etc. Choose from: Tiny, Small, Normal, from Google that make their Web content more accessible. Large, or Huge.
  • Page 178: Browser Bar

    My device My device My device select a keyboard. Browser Bar. Select Samsung keyboard or Swype. 2. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up or modify your Browser Bar. – or – Language and Input Touch Set up input methods.
  • Page 179: Google Voice Typing

    Google Voice Typing Samsung Keyboard To configure Google voice typing: To configure the Samsung keyboard: From the Language and input screen, touch next to From the Language and input screen, touch next to Google voice typing. Samsung keyboard. The following options are available: The following options are available: •...
  • Page 180 – Privacy policy: Read the privacy policy. Follow the on-screen • Tutorial: Display more information about using the Samsung instructions. keyboard. • SwiftKey Flow: Enable or disable the SwiftKey Flow feature.
  • Page 181 Swype Speech To configure Swype settings: This menu allows you to set the speech settings for Voice input. From the Language and input screen, touch next From the Language and input screen, touch to Swype Swype to display the following options: Voice search to configure the following: •...
  • Page 182: Motions And Gestures

    1. From the Language and input screen, touch various Motion activation services. For more information on Text-to-speech options and select the preferred TTS using gestures, see “Using Motions and Gestures” on engine, Samsung text-to-speech engine or page 25. Google Text-to-speech Engine. From the Settings screen, touch...
  • Page 183: Palm Motion

    Palm Motion • Zoom: Once enabled, you must be on a screen where content can be zoomed. In a single motion, touch and hold two points Palm motion allows you to control your device by touching on the display then tilt the tilt the device back and forth to zoom your screen with the palm of your hand.
  • Page 184: Smart Screen

    Voice Control Gyroscope Calibration 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.
  • Page 185: Accounts

    Accounts Removing an Account This menu allows you to set up, manage, and synchronize Important! Removing an account also deletes all of its accounts, including your Google and email accounts. messages, contacts, and other data from the Adding an Account device.
  • Page 186 Sync items that you want to synchronize. Samsung services that are available. • Touch Cancel sync to stop the synchronization. 4. If you have no Samsung account, touch Create new account. 4. Touch Account settings to access your account – or –...
  • Page 187: Back Up My Data

    Sign up or Sign in. By setting this option, the Google server will back up all of your settings and data. Tip: The password is for your Samsung account, not the 1. From the Settings screen, touch Accounts password you use for the email address you are entering.
  • Page 188: Automatic Restore

    Automatic Restore 3. Touch Reset device, then follow the prompts to perform the reset. By setting this option, when you reinstall an application, all of your backed up settings and data will be restored. Warning! Performing a Factory data reset erases all data from 1.
  • Page 189: Location Services

    Location Services Security The Location services settings allow you to set up how the The Security settings allow you to determine the security phone will determine your location and the sensor settings level for your phone. Encryption for your phone. 1.
  • Page 190: Set Up Sim Card Lock

    Set Up or Change Password Note: You must activate Lock SIM card before you can change Use this option to set up your password when one is first your SIM PIN code. required or change your current password. 1. From the Settings screen, touch More Security To change your SIM PIN code:...
  • Page 191: Device Administrators

    Device Administrators 3. When you receive the new PUK code from your AT&T Customer Service Representative, enter it in the The Device Administration feature allows you to select one or PUK code field. more administration applications that control your device for security purposes (for example, if your phone is lost of 4.
  • Page 192: Unknown Sources

    Unknown Sources Trusted Credentials This feature allows you to download and install non-Market If a certificate authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or applications. for some other reason you do not trust it, you can disable or remove it. 1. From the Settings screen, touch More 1.
  • Page 193: Application Manager

    Application Manager 5. Touch OK to return to the certificate list. When enabled, a check mark displays in the You can download and install applications from Play Store or check box. create applications using the Android SDK and install them Install from Device Storage on your device.
  • Page 194 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 Application manager. Application manager. 2. Touch the DOWNLOADED tab to view a list of all the 2.
  • Page 195: Battery

    Battery Running Services View and control services running on your device. See how much battery power is used for device activities. 1. From the Settings screen, touch More 1. From the Settings screen, touch More Application manager. Battery. 2. Touch the RUNNING tab. All the applications that are The battery level displays in percentage.
  • Page 196: Date And Time

    Date and Time To view the memory allocation for your external SD card: From the Settings screen, touch More This menu allows you to change the current time and date Storage. displayed. 1. From the Settings screen, touch More The available memory displays under the Total space Date and time.
  • Page 197: About Device

    • Legal information: Touch an option to display open source licenses or Google legal information. • Device name: Enter the name for your device. The default is the model number: SAMSUNG-SGH-I257. • Model number: Display the phone’s model number. Changing Your Settings...
  • Page 198 Software Update 4. The phone automatically updates the software (if available), otherwise, when the Current software is up The AT&T Software Update feature enables you to use your to date prompt displays, touch OK. phone to connect to the network and upload any new phone software directly to your phone.
  • Page 199: Section 10: Health And Safety Information

    Section 10: Health and Safety Information Do cell phones pose a health hazard? This device is capable of operating in Wi-Fi™ mode in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. The FCC requires that devices Many people are concerned that cell phone radiation will operating within 5.15-5.25 GHz may only be used indoors, cause cancer or other serious health hazards.
  • Page 200 Research Results to Date: Is there a connection The biological effects of radio frequency energy should not between RF and certain health problems? be confused with the effects from other types of electromagnetic energy. The results of most studies conducted to date say no. In Very high levels of electromagnetic energy, such as is found addition, attempts to replicate and confirm the few studies in X-rays and gamma rays, can ionize biological tissues.
  • Page 201 Risk of Brain Cancer from Exposure to Radio slight increase in brain cancer. However, the authors Frequency Fields in Childhood and Adolescence determined that biases and errors prevented any conclusions (MOBI-KIDS) being drawn from this data. Additional information about Interphone can be found at MOBI-KIDS is an international study investigating the
  • Page 202 Reducing Exposure: Hands-Free Kits and Other Cell Phone Industry Actions Accessories Although the existing scientific data do not justify FDA Steps to Reduce Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy regulatory actions, the FDA has urged the cell phone industry to take a number of steps, including the following: If there is a risk from being exposed to radio frequency •...
  • Page 203: Children And Cell Phones

    Children and Cell Phones Because there are no known risks from exposure to RF emissions from cell phones, there is no reason to believe that The scientific evidence does not show a danger to any users hands-free kits reduce risks. Hands-free kits can be used for of cell phones from RF exposure, including children and convenience and comfort.
  • Page 204: Specific Absorption Rate (sar) Certification Information

    Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Certification Information • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the exposure (Note: This web address is case sensitive.) limits for Radio Frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal •...
  • Page 205 The SAR information for this device can also be found on Samsung’s website: This is because the phone is designed to operate at multiple power levels so as to use only the power required to reach SAR information on this and other model phones can be the network.
  • Page 206: Fcc Part 15 Information To User

    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from Samsung could void your authority to operate the device. that to which the receiver is connected. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 207 • Let the person with whom you are speaking know that you are impaired. Samsung is committed to promoting responsible driving and will suspend the call if necessary; driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand •...
  • Page 208: Battery Use And Safety

    If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked Battery Use and Safety by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear to be working properly. Important! Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or •...
  • Page 209 If you suspect damage to the present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard. Samsung's warranty does not cover damage to the phone phone or battery, take it to a service center for inspection.
  • Page 210: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling

    The Samsung Mobile Take-Back Program will provide accessories may not be available in your area. Samsung customers with a free recycling mailing label. We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung Just go to mobile device by working with respected take-back
  • Page 211: Ul Certified Travel Charger

    Follow local regulations regarding disposal of mobile FOR CONNECTION TO A SUPPLY NOT IN NORTH devices and batteries AMERICA, USE AN ATTACHMENT PLUG ADAPTOR OF THE PROPER CONFIGURATION FOR THE Dispose of your mobile device and batteries in accordance POWER OUTLET. with local regulations.
  • Page 212: Gps

    Always obey posted road signs. Emergency Calls Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS This mobile device, like any wireless mobile device, operates uses satellites controlled by the U.S.
  • Page 213: Care And Maintenance

    1. If the phone is not on, switch it on. Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: 2. From the Home screen, touch Liquids of any kind The dialer displays.
  • Page 214: Responsible Listening

    Responsible Listening Extreme heat or cold Avoid temperatures below 0°C / 32°F or above 45°C / Caution! Avoid potential hearing loss. 113°F. Microwaves Damage to hearing occurs when a person is exposed to loud Do not try to dry your mobile device in a microwave oven. sounds over time.
  • Page 215 • that are used. As a result, there is no single volume setting Limit the amount of time you listen. As the volume increases, less that is appropriate for everyone or for every combination of time is required before you hearing could be affected. sound, settings, and equipment.
  • Page 216: Operating Environment

    National Institute on Deafness and Other Email: Communication Disorders Internet: National Institutes of Health 31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 default.html Bethesda, MD 20892-2320 1-888-232-6348 TTY Email: Operating Environment Internet: Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch your mobile device off whenever it is National Institute for Occupational Safety...
  • Page 217: Posted Facilities

    Implantable Medical Devices Other Medical Devices A minimum separation of six (6) inches should be maintained If you use any other personal medical devices, consult the between a handheld wireless mobile device and an manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or shielded from external RF energy.
  • Page 218: Fcc Hearing Aid Compatibility (hac) Regulations For Wireless Devices

    FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are Regulations for Wireless Devices advised to switch the mobile device off while at a refueling point (service station). The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has Users are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on the established requirements for digital wireless mobile devices use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and...
  • Page 219 be able to use a rated mobile device successfully. Trying out hearing aid meets the M2 level rating and the wireless the mobile device with your hearing device is the best way to mobile device meets the M3 level rating, the sum of the two evaluate it for your personal needs.
  • Page 220: Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device

    The HAC rating and measurement procedure are described in Keep the mobile device and all its parts and accessories out the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C63.19 of the reach of small children. FCC Notice and Cautions standard. HAC for Newer Technologies FCC Notice This phone has been tested and rated for use with hearing The mobile device may cause TV or radio interference if used...
  • Page 221: Other Important Safety Information

    • Although your mobile device is quite sturdy, it is a complex For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that an air bag piece of equipment and can be broken. Avoid dropping, inflates with great force. Do not place objects, including installed hitting, bending, or sitting on it.
  • Page 222 • Reduce risk of repetitive motion injuries. When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys, drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing games, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands, neck, shoulders, or other parts of your body. When using your device for extended periods, hold the device with a relaxed grip, press the keys lightly, and take frequent breaks.
  • Page 223: Section 11: Warranty Information

    Case/Pouch/Holster 90 Days SAMSUNG; (g) defects or damage resulting from improper Other Phone Accessories 1 Year testing, operation, maintenance, installation, service, or adjustment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG;...
  • Page 224 (iii) the battery has return the Product to an authorized phone service facility in been used in equipment other than the SAMSUNG phone for an adequate container for shipping, accompanied by the which it is specified.
  • Page 225 ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY claims, whether in advertising, presentations or otherwise, LASTS, OR THE DISCLAIMER OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL on behalf of SAMSUNG regarding the Products or this Limited OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS Warranty.
  • Page 226 For any arbitration in which your total damage claims, exclusive of attorney fees and expert witness fees, are ALL DISPUTES WITH SAMSUNG ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM $5,000.00 or less (“Small Claim”), the arbitrator may, if you THIS LIMITED WARRANTY OR THE SALE, CONDITION OR...
  • Page 227 You may opt out of this dispute resolution procedure by Severability providing notice to SAMSUNG no later than 30 calendar days If any portion of this Limited Warranty is held to be illegal or from the date of the first consumer purchaser’s purchase of the unenforceable, such partial illegality or unenforceability shall Product.
  • Page 228: End User License Agreement For Software

    Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG THE SOFTWARE. Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357) 1. GRANT OF LICENSE. Samsung grants you the following No reproduction in whole or in part allowed without prior rights provided that you comply with all terms and conditions written approval. Specifications and availability subject to of this EULA: You may install, use, access, display and run change without notice.
  • Page 229 Update that Samsung may provide to you or make available to you after the date you 4. CONSENT TO USE OF DATA. You agree that Samsung and its obtain your initial copy of the Software, unless we provide affiliates may collect and use technical information gathered other terms along with such Update.
  • Page 230 License will terminate automatically without restrictions imposed by your network or internet provider. notice from Samsung if you fail to comply with any of the Unless your device is connected to the internet through Wi-Fi connection, the Software will access through your mobile...
  • Page 231 "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND agree that Samsung is not responsible for the availability of FROM SAMSUNG, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE such applications and is not responsible or liable for any...
  • Page 232 (“Samsung Account”), and your loss, including but not limited to any damage to the mobile rights and obligations will be set forth in separate Samsung device or loss of data, caused or alleged to be caused by, or Account terms and conditions and privacy policies.
  • Page 233 PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY where you are a resident. Notwithstanding the foregoing, FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. Samsung may apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent 14. U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS RESTRICTED RIGHTS. The type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
  • Page 234 Opt Out." You must include in the opt out e-mail (a) your part of any award, but may not grant Samsung its attorney name and address; (b) the date on which the device was fees, expert witness fees or costs unless it is determined that purchased;...
  • Page 235 Software, and you will continue to enjoy the benefits of this license. 17. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; SEVERABILITY. This EULA is the entire agreement between you and Samsung relating to the Software and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals and representations with respect to the Software or any other subject matter covered by this EULA.
  • Page 236: Section 12: Samsung Product Registration

    Section 12: Samsung Product Registration SIGN UP NOW Customize your Samsung phone experience • Activate product warranty • Access to a personalized My Samsung Mobile account • No monthly fees GET MORE • Latest info on promotions, events and special offers on related products •...
  • Page 237: Index

    Index Service Dialing Numbers 57 Using Contacts List 47 About Device 190 Backing up your data 180 Adobe PDF 133 Accounts 178 Battery Airplane mode 150 Add accounts 178 charging 11 Alarm 116 Address Book Display Percentage 13 Amazon Kindle 108 adding a new contact 45 Installing 10 Android Beam 154...
  • Page 238 Saving a number to Contacts 64 Children and Cell Phones 196 Searching for a Number in Chrome 116 Calculator 114 Contacts 71 Clock 116 Calendar 115 Using the Speakerphone 70 Code Scanner 108 Calibration 177 Call rejection 162 Commercial Mobile Alerting System Call Functions 58 Call Sound (CMAS) 79...
  • Page 239 Google Settings 122 Editing a Picture 89 Family Map 109 Google Chrome 116 Email 80 FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) Google Maps 124 Creating a Corporate Email Regulations for Wireless Google Play Music 132 Account 80 Devices 211 Google Settings 122 Creating Additional Email FCC Notice and Cautions 213 Google voice typing settings 172...
  • Page 240 Location services settings 157 Scheduled Messages 75 Lock Screen Settings 78 Icons Say Wake-Up Command 157 Signing into Email 80 Indicator 21 Shortcuts 157 Spam 75 Icons, description 21 Locking and Unlocking Translate Text 76 In-Call Options 66 unlocking the keypad 17 Types of Messages 73 Incognito MicroSD Card 36...
  • Page 241 Music Player 126 Places 131 adding music 127 Play Books 131 Operating Environment 209 creating a playlist 127 Play Movies & TV 132 Other Important Safety removing music 127 Play Music 132 Information 214 Mute 66 Play Store 132 My Files 128 Pointer speed 175 PC Connections 104 myAT&T 129...
  • Page 242 Remote Control WatchON 143 Samsung Link Settings 139 Software Update 191 Reset Spam Samsung Mobile Products and factory data 181 Recycling 203 Add Number 77 Responsible Listening 207 scientific calculator 114 Settings 78 Restricting Children's Access to Your SD Card 36...
  • Page 243 Tethering 152 Video 141 YouTube 145 Text Input Video player 141 YPmobile (Yellowpages mobile) 146 Methods 37 Voice control 177 Timer 119 Voice Mail Automatic Answering 163 accessing 16 Transferring Large Files 93 from another phone 16 Translate 76 setup 16 TranslateMessage Bubble 77 Voice Recorder 142 Translator 135...

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