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  • Page 1 User guide.
  • Page 2: User Manual

    S M A R T P H O N E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your device and keep it for future reference.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Special Features Notification Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 .
  • Page 4 Samsung Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
  • Page 5 Vibrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Home Screen .
  • Page 6 Language and Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Credential Storage .
  • Page 7 Samsung Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
  • Page 8: Special Features

    Special Features Learn about your mobile device’s special features.
  • Page 9: Side Speaker

    Side Speaker This device features the speaker on the side of the device. Speaker Special Features...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started Learn about your mobile device hardware, assembly procedures, and how to get started using your new device.
  • Page 11: Set Up Your Device

    Set Up Your Device Learn how to set up your device for the first time.
  • Page 12: Assemble Your Device

    Assemble Your Device Caution: When removing the back cover, use the slot next to the Volume key to gently lift the cover off. Pulling on the Speaker (located next to the This section helps you to assemble your device. Power button) may cause damage. Remove the Back Cover ►...
  • Page 13: Install The Sim Card

    Install the SIM Card When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are provided with a plug-in SIM card. During activation, your SIM card is loaded with your subscription details. Warning: Please be careful when handling the SIM card to avoid damaging it. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of small children.
  • Page 14: Install The Battery

    Install the Battery ► Slide the memory card into the slot with the gold contacts facing down. The battery is installed in the back of the device. 1. Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the device, making sure the connectors align. 2.
  • Page 15: Replace The Back Cover

    Replace the Back Cover Charge the Battery The back cover should be replaced before using Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard the device. Li-Ion battery. A USB charger (charging head and USB cable) is included with the device for charging the 1.
  • Page 16: When To Charge The Battery

    Caution: Use only charging devices and batteries When the battery level becomes too low, the device approved by Samsung. Samsung accessories are automatically turns off. designed for your device to maximize battery life. Using For a quick check of your battery level: other accessories may void your warranty and may cause damage.
  • Page 17: Start Using Your Device

    USB cable. Replace the damaged USB cable with a new ► Press and hold the Power key until the device Samsung-approved cable. turns on. To turn the device off: 1. Press and hold the Power key.
  • Page 18: Set Up Your Device

    Lock or Unlock Your Device Restart the Device Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your If your device stops responding to taps or finger device. gestures and you are unable to turn it off, you can restart your device. By default, the device locks automatically when the screen times out.
  • Page 19: Google Account

    Google Account Factory Reset Protection Your new device uses your Google Account to fully When you sign in to a Google Account on your device, ™ utilize its Android features, including Gmail and the Factory Reset Protection is activated. Factory Reset ™...
  • Page 20 Samsung account or create a new Samsung account. – or – Enable Factory Reset Protection To create a new Samsung account or set up your Adding a Google Account to your device automatically Samsung account on your device at any time, use activates the Factory Reset Protection (FRP) security Accounts settings.
  • Page 21: Add An Email Account

    Use the Email app to view and manage all your email Easily transfer your photos, videos, music, apps and accounts in one app. more with Samsung Smart Switch ™ When you turn on your device for the first time, set Get started today at
  • Page 22: Learn About Your Device

    Learn About Your Device Learn some of the key features of your mobile device, including the screens and icons, as well as how to navigate the device and enter text using the keyboard.
  • Page 23: Front View

    Front View Microphone Earpiece Front camera Proximity sensors Volume keys Power key Recent apps Back Home key Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Learn About Your Device...
  • Page 24 Proximity sensor Volume keys • • Turns off the screen and disables touch Adjust the volume for ringtones, calls, or functionality when the device is in close notifications. proximity to the human body. In the camera app, press a volume key to take Turns the screen back on and enables touch a photo.
  • Page 25: Back View

    Back View Rear camera Speaker Flash Headset jack Microphone USB charger/Accessory port Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Learn About Your Device...
  • Page 26: Home Screen

    Home Screen Status bar App shortcuts Home screen indicator Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Learn About Your Device...
  • Page 27: Status Icons

    Status Bar The Status bar at the top of the Home screen provides device information (such as network status, battery charge, and time) on the right side and notification alerts on the left. Status Icons Battery full 4G LTE active ™...
  • Page 28: Notification Icons

    Notification Icons Missed call New message Call in progress File download in progress Call on hold File upload in progress New email GPS active New Gmail App updates available New voicemail App updates complete Learn About Your Device...
  • Page 29: Notification Panel

    Notification Panel Settings Quick settings View all Notification cards Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Learn About Your Device...
  • Page 30: Quick Settings

    View the Notification Panel Quick Settings You can access the Notification panel from any In addition to notifications, the Notification panel also Home screen. provides quick access to device functions such as Wi-Fi, allowing you to quickly turn them on or off. 1.
  • Page 31 Customize Your Home Screen Wallpapers and Themes Set visual themes for all system screens and icons Screens on your device. Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with wallpaper. You can display a favorite Your device comes with multiple Home screens to picture or choose from preloaded wallpapers.
  • Page 32 Screen Grid To add a widget to a Home screen: Change the number of icons that can be placed on each 1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen. Home screen by changing the Screen grid dimensions. 2. Tap Widgets. 1.
  • Page 33 App Shortcuts To move a shortcut from one Home screen to another: You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any 1. Touch and hold an app shortcut to release it. Home screen. 2. Drag the app shortcut to Move apps and release it.
  • Page 34: Create A Folder

    Folders Remove a Folder from a Home Screen You can remove a folder that you added to a Place folders on a Home screen to organize items. Home screen. Create a Folder 1. Touch and hold the folder until it detaches. You can create an app folder on a Home screen.
  • Page 35: Navigation

    Navigation Double-Tap Lightly tap items twice to select or launch them. Learn the basics for how to navigate through your Double-tap an image to zoom in or out. • device. Touch and Hold Touchscreen Navigation Touch and hold items on the screen to activate them. Please note that a touch screen responds best to a light Touch and hold a widget on a Home screen to •...
  • Page 36: Pinch And Spread

    Common Options Drag Touch and hold an item, and then move it to a new The device uses basic command options to perform location. common actions. Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen. •  More options: Tap to view more menu options for •...
  • Page 37: Entering Text

    Entering Text Special Keys Text can be entered using a keyboard or by speaking. Symbol: Tap to insert symbols. Use the Samsung Keyboard Touch and hold Options for the following: Voice input: Enter text using Google Voice ™ Enter text using a QWERTY keyboard.
  • Page 38 Predictive text can learn your personal writing To enable Google voice typing: style from your contacts, messages, Gmail, and 1. Tap Voice input on the Samsung keyboard. social networking sites — improving its accuracy of predicting your text entries. You may need to touch and hold Options (left of •...
  • Page 39 Configure Google Voice Typing Block offensive words: Hide search results that • contain offensive words. To customize Google voice typing: Bluetooth headset: Use audio input from a • 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. Bluetooth headset (not included) if one is ®...
  • Page 40: Multi Window

    Multi Window Window Controls  Window controls in the middle of the Multitask by using multiple applications at the window border for options. same time. Switch windows: Switch locations between Multi window apps. ™ Close app: Close the selected app. Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Learn About Your Device...
  • Page 41: Enable Multi Window

    Enable Multi Window You can also launch recently used apps directly into Multi window view. Only applications that support 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. Multi window have the Multi window icon. 2. Tap Advanced features > Multi window. 1.
  • Page 42: Emergency Mode

    Emergency Mode Activate Emergency Mode To activate Emergency mode: Emergency mode conserves your device’s remaining power when you are in an emergency situation. 1. Press and hold the Power key. Emergency mode saves battery power by: 2. Tap Emergency mode. Restricting application usage to only essential •...
  • Page 43 Use Emergency Mode Features Estimated usage time remaining: Display • estimated standby time that can be reached based While in Emergency mode, your device conserves on current battery charge and usage. power. The following apps and features are available on Emergency call: Dial the emergency telephone •...
  • Page 44: Apps

    Apps Learn how to change the way apps are displayed, organize apps into folders, and uninstall or disable apps.
  • Page 45: Using Apps

    Using Apps Download and Install New Apps Find new apps to download and install on your device. The Apps list displays all preloaded and downloaded apps. You can uninstall, disable, or hide apps from view. • Play Store: Download new apps from the Google Play store.
  • Page 46 To uninstall or disable an app: To change the order apps are listed: 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  More options > Edit. 2. Tap  More options > Edit. Apps that can be uninstalled or disabled display 2.
  • Page 47 Use Folders To launch apps in a folder: ► Tap a folder, and then tap an app shortcut to You can organize App shortcuts in a folder on an Apps launch it. list screen. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps > To delete a folder:  More options >...
  • Page 48: Applications Settings

    Applications Settings Show/Hide system apps: Show or hide system • (background) apps. You can download and install new applications on your Special access: Optimize battery usage for • device. Use Application manager settings to manage individual apps, enable device administrator your downloaded and preloaded applications. apps, choose apps that can appear over other running apps, select which apps can change Warning: Because this device can be configured with...
  • Page 49 Mobile data: View mobile data usage. • Battery: View battery usage since the last full • charge. Storage: Manage the app’s storage usage. • Memory: View memory usage. • Notifications: Configure notifications from • the app. Permissions: View permissions granted to the •...
  • Page 50: Calculator

    Calculator View Calculator History You can view and clear your Calculator history. The Calculator provides basic and advanced arithmetic functions. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Calculator. 2. Tap History. Basic Operation To return to the calculator, tap Keypad. •...
  • Page 51: Calendar

    Calendar Calendar View To choose a calendar view: Manage your events and tasks. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Calendar. Add Calendars 2. Tap View, and then tap an option: Add existing calendars to the Calendar app. Year: Display all twelve months of this year. •...
  • Page 52: Create An Event

    Create an Event Delete an Event You can use your Calendar to create events. You can delete events you create from your Calendar. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Calendar. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Calendar.
  • Page 53: Delete A Task

    Delete a Task Calendar Settings You can delete tasks you create from your Calendar. These settings allow you to modify settings associated with using the Calendar. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Calendar. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 54: Camera And Video

    Camera and Video Beauty Settings Gallery Take a picture Flash Record video Switch cameras Modes, camera, or effects Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Apps...
  • Page 55: Take Pictures

    Camera Shortcut To focus the shot, tap the screen. When you • tap the screen, a brightness scale is displayed. Open the Camera by quickly pressing the Home key Slide the light bulb up or down to adjust the twice. brightness.
  • Page 56 Record Videos 2. Swipe to the right for the Mode options. Each section indicates which camera (front or rear) the Record high-quality videos using your phone. modes are available for. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Camera. Rear camera •...
  • Page 57: Camera Settings

    Front camera Rear camera Selfie: Take selfie shots and apply various Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher • • effects, such as an airbrushed effect. resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution pictures take up more memory. Common Sound & shot: Enrich your pictures by adding a Video size: Select a resolution.
  • Page 58 Ways to take pictures: Storage location: Select the memory location • • for storage. This option only appears if an Tap to take pictures: Tap the screen to take optional memory card (not included) is installed. selfies. Volume key function: Use the Volume key •...
  • Page 59: Clock

    Clock Alarm Set an alarm to ring at a specific time. The Clock app offers features for keeping track of time and setting alarms. Create an Alarm 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps > Clock. Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or 2.
  • Page 60 World Clock Alarm tone and volume: Choose a sound to • play for the alarm, and drag the slider to set the The World clock lets you keep track of the current time volume of the alarm. in multiple cities around the globe. Vibration: Choose whether the alarm uses •...
  • Page 61 Stopwatch Timer The Stopwatch lets you time events down to a The Timer provides a countdown timer for up to hundredth of a second. 99 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps > Clock. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 62: Contacts

    Contacts Choose a storage account for the contact. You • can store the contact on the device or sync it with an account. Store and manage your contacts with the Contacts app, which can be synchronized with a variety of your Contact photo to assign a picture to the •...
  • Page 63: Edit A Contact

    Edit a Contact Share a Contact 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Contacts. When editing a contact, you can tap a field and change or delete the information, or you can add more fields to 2. Tap the contact to select it, and then tap the contact’s list of information.
  • Page 64 Export Contacts To link contacts: 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Contacts. If you are saving contacts to an account that does not automatically back them up to the Cloud, you can 2. Tap the contact to select it, and then tap manually back them up to an optional installed SD card  Details.
  • Page 65: Delete Contacts

    Mark Contacts as Favorites Delete Contacts When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily You can delete a single contact or choose multiple accessible from other apps. contacts to delete. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Contacts. To mark contacts as Favorites: 2.
  • Page 66: Create A Group

    Groups Add member: Select contacts to add to the new • group, and then tap Done. You can use groups to organize your contacts. Your 4. Tap Save. device comes with preloaded groups, and you can create your own. You might create a group for your Add to or Remove Contacts from a Group family, for coworkers, or a team.
  • Page 67 Edit a Group Send an Email to a Group You can rename a contact group. You can send an email to members of a group. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Contacts. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 68: Contacts Settings

    Delete a Group Preset groups cannot be deleted. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Contacts. 2. Tap  More options > Groups, and then tap the group to delete. 3. Tap  More options > Delete. 4. Tap Group only to only delete the group or tap Group and members to delete the group and the contacts in the groups.
  • Page 69: Email

    Email If manually entering recipients, enter additional • recipients by separating each entry with a semicolon (;). More recipients can be added at Use the Email app to view and manage all your email any time before the message is sent. accounts in one app.
  • Page 70 Manage the Inbox View Multiple Email Accounts You can view email you receive for multiple accounts There are several tools available from the Inbox screen. on the Combined inbox screen or you can view email ► From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 71: Email Settings

    Email Settings Remove Email Accounts To remove an email account: These settings allow you to modify settings associated with using the Email app. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps > Email. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps > Email.
  • Page 72: Gallery

    Gallery 4. When viewing a picture: Swipe left or right to view the next or previous • View, edit, and manage pictures and videos. picture. Favorite to mark the picture as a • View Pictures favorite, and then access it from the Favorites album.
  • Page 73: Play Video

    Edit Pictures 3. Tap a video to view it. 4. Tap Play video to play the video. You can edit pictures stored on your device. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Gallery. Edit Video 2. Tap a picture to view it. You can trim segments of a video.
  • Page 74: Share Pictures And Videos

    Share Pictures and Videos Direct Share You can share pictures and videos from your Gallery. Share content with specific people directly using the sharing panel from within any app. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Gallery. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 75: Take A Screenshot

    Delete Pictures and Videos Take a Screenshot You can delete pictures and videos stored on your Capture an image of your screen. It will automatically device. create a Screenshots album in the Gallery app. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 76: Google Apps

    Google Apps Drive Open, view, rename, and share your Google Docs ™ Enjoy these apps from Google. files. Certain apps require a Google Account. Visit ► From a Home screen, tap Apps > Google folder > to learn more.  Drive. Visit to learn more about Chrome Google Drive ™...
  • Page 77 Gmail Maps Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based Find your current location and get directions and other email service. location-based information. ► From a Home screen, tap Apps > Google folder > ► From a Home screen, tap Apps > Google folder >  Gmail.
  • Page 78: Play Music

    Play Movies & TV Play Store Watch movies and TV shows purchased from Google Find new apps, movies and TV shows, music, books, Play. You can stream them instantly or download them magazines, and games in Google Play store. for viewing when you are not connected to the Internet. ►...
  • Page 79: Message

    Message+ Attach to attach an item, such as • a postcard, picture, video, audio recording, This section describes how to create and send a Glympse location, location, contact card, or message using the Verizon Messages app. song. Emoticon to insert emoticons into your •...
  • Page 80 To access a new message: 3. Tap the Type a message field and then type your reply message. ► Drag your finger down from the Status bar to display the Notification panel, and then tap the 4. When the message is complete, tap Send.
  • Page 81 Delete Conversations Protect a Message from Deletion You can delete all the messages you’ve exchanged with You can lock a message so that it will not be deleted another person. even if you delete the other messages in the conversation. 1.
  • Page 82: Messages

    Learn how to send and receive different messages phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you may using the Samsung Messages app on your device. need to subscribe to your service provider’s multimedia message service.
  • Page 83: Create And Send Messages

    Create and Send Messages 4. Tap the Enter message field to enter a message. Attach: Add images, audio, and more to your • This section describes how to create and send a message. message using the Messages app. Emoticon: Choose an available emoticon •...
  • Page 84: Send Sos Messages

    Send SOS Messages View New Messages Send a message with your location to designated When you receive a new message,  New message contacts when you are in an emergency situation. appears on the Status bar. To enable SOS messages: To view the message: 1.
  • Page 85: Messages Settings

    Delete Messages Messages Settings To delete messages, follow these steps: Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia messages, push messages, and more. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Messages. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Messages. 2.
  • Page 86 There are three types of Emergency alerts: Alerts issued by the President • Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life • (extreme and severe) AMBER alerts (missing child alert) • Users may choose not to receive Imminent alerts (extreme and severe) and AMBER alerts. Note: Alerts issued by the President cannot be disabled.
  • Page 87: My Files

    To view files in My Files: Documents: View document files. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps > Samsung folder >  My Files. Downloads: View all apps and files that have been downloaded to the device. 2. Tap a category to view the relevant files or folders.
  • Page 88 My Files Options Use My File options to search, edit, clear file history, and more. ► From a Home screen, tap Apps > Samsung folder >  My Files. The following options are available: Search: Search for a file or folder. •  More options: Tap for the following options: •...
  • Page 89: Phone

    Phone More options Hide the keypad Voice command Call Video call Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Apps...
  • Page 90: Make A Call

    Make a Call From Recents All incoming, outgoing, and missed calls are recorded You can make a call from a Home screen. in the Call log. If the number or caller is listed in your contacts list, the associated name is also displayed. Using the Dialer 1.
  • Page 91: Answer A Call

    Answer a Call Decline with Message ► On the incoming call screen, drag Send message When a call is received, the phone rings and the caller’s upward and select a message. phone number or name is displayed, if it is stored in the Contacts list.
  • Page 92 While on a Call To end a call from any application: ► Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification Adjust the Call Volume panel, and then tap End call. ► Press the Volume keys to increase or decrease the Switch to Headset or Speaker volume.
  • Page 93: Call Log

    Call Log 5. Tap Create contact. – or – The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or missed are stored in the Call log. If you want to replace the number for an existing contact, tap Update existing. 1.
  • Page 94: Create A Speed Dial

    Block a Number Create a Speed Dial By adding a caller to your Block list, future calls from You can assign 999 speed dial numbers. this number are sent directly to your voicemail, and 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone.
  • Page 95 Emergency Calls Make a Call with Speed Dial You can make a call using Speed dial. You can dial the emergency telephone number in your region regardless of the phone’s cellular service status. 1. From a Home screen, tap Phone.  Keypad if the keypad is not displayed.
  • Page 96 Voicemail Make an Emergency Call from a Locked Screen Use your phone’s voicemail feature. The emergency telephone number can be dialed even if For information on setting up voicemail, see the phone is locked, allowing anyone to use your phone "Set Up Your Voicemail" on page 14. to call for help in an emergency.
  • Page 97: Phone Settings

    Optional Calling Services Note: Not all devices support video calling. The receiver has the option to accept the video call or answer the call as a regular voice call. Place a Multi-Party Call If your service plan supports this feature, you can make Phone Settings another call while a call is in progress.
  • Page 98: S Health

    S Health 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps > Samsung folder >  S Health. Use S Health to plan, track, and manage your health 2. Read and accept the terms and conditions. goals and activities, including exercise, sleep, and meals. 3. Set up your health profile and goals.
  • Page 99 Before beginning your exercise regimen check with your doctor if you have symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious disease, such as: Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms • during physical activity; Dizziness or loss of consciousness; •...
  • Page 100: Samsung Gear

    Samsung Gear Connect your device to your Samsung Gear using this application. ► From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Samsung Gear. Apps...
  • Page 101: Samsung Notes

    1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Samsung Notes. Compose a Note 2. Tap a note to view it. You can create notes using the Samsung Notes app. 3. Tap the content and make edits. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Samsung Notes.
  • Page 102: Notes Options

    2. While browsing notes, tap  More options for the following options: Edit: Select notes to share, delete, or move. • Sort by: Change the way notes are organized. • List/Grid view: Switch between List view and • Grid view. Settings: View settings for the Samsung Notes • app. Apps...
  • Page 103: Verizon Apps

    Verizon Apps My Verizon View details and manage your Verizon Wireless Enjoy these apps from Verizon Wireless. account. Pre-installed apps may vary according to your plan. ► From a Home screen, tap Apps > Verizon folder > Visit to learn more or contact your  My Verizon.
  • Page 104: Slacker Radio

    Security & Privacy Protect your device from digital threats, including viruses and malware, risky web sites, and from people accessing the information on your device if it is ever lost or misplaced. ► From a Home screen, tap Apps > Verizon folder >  Security &...
  • Page 105: Settings

    Settings Configure your device’s connections and settings, add accounts, and customize Home screens, apps, and features.
  • Page 106: How To Use Settings

    How to Use Settings Search for Settings If you are not sure exactly where to find a certain setting, you can use the Search feature. Access Settings 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. There are a couple of ways to access your device settings.
  • Page 107: Connections

    Connections Manage connections between your device and a variety of networks and other devices.
  • Page 108: Wi-fi

    Wi‑Fi Manually Connect to a Wi‑Fi Network You can connect your device to a Wi-Fi network Wi-Fi is a term used for certain types of Wireless Local manually. Area Networks (WLAN). Wi-Fi communication requires 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings.
  • Page 109 Wi‑Fi Options WPS push button: Set up a connection to a • WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of equipment. your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services. WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your device •...
  • Page 110 Wi‑Fi Direct Send and Receive Data with Wi‑Fi Direct Share data with another device using Wi-Fi Direct. Wi-Fi Direct allows direct device-to-device connections using Wi-Fi, without having to connect to a Wi-Fi 1. Connect your phone to the device using Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 111: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. 2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn on Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology Bluetooth. that connects your device wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth devices, such as headsets and hands-free car Make sure that the target device is discoverable •...
  • Page 112 Share Data with Bluetooth Rename a Paired Device Once you have paired your device to another device, Use Bluetooth to transfer information between your you can rename the paired device to make it easier to phone and another Bluetooth-enabled device. recognize.
  • Page 113: Unpair From A Bluetooth Device

    Connect with a Bluetooth Device Unpair from a Bluetooth Device Listen to music using a Bluetooth stereo headset, or When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two have hands-free conversations using a compatible devices no longer recognize each other. To connect Bluetooth headset or car kit.
  • Page 114: Data Usage

    Data Usage Turn Mobile Data On or Off Enable or disable mobile data use on your phone. Monitor how your data is being used, and set limits and restrictions to conserve it. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings.
  • Page 115 Set or Remove Limits to Mobile Additional Data Usage Options Data Usage Configure more options for data usage. Limit mobile data use on your phone. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings.
  • Page 116: Airplane Mode

    Airplane Mode Mobile Hotspot Airplane mode disconnects your device from all Activate Mobile hotspot to allow other devices to use networks and turns off connectivity features, such as your device’s Internet connection. phone calls and Wi-Fi. Note: You must have a tethering plan on your service While in Airplane mode, you can use other features account in order to use Mobile hotspot.
  • Page 117 Connect a Device to Your Change the Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot Password Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to You can change your Mobile hotspot password. Mobile hotspot. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 118 Configure Mobile Hotspot Settings Note: Using your device as a Mobile hotspot consumes battery power and uses data service. While Mobile Manage your Mobile hotspot security and connecting hotspot is active, your device’s applications use the settings. Mobile hotspot data service. Roaming while using your device as a Mobile hotspot incurs extra data charges.
  • Page 119: Tethering

    Mobile Networks Show advanced options: Access advanced • options, including Broadcast channel, and to specify the channel your device uses for Control your device’s access to networks and mobile Mobile hotspot. data service. Tethering 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings.
  • Page 120: Location

    Location 4. Tap Locating method to select how your location is determined: Some apps, such as Google Maps, may require High accuracy: Uses GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile • one or more location services be turned on for full networks. functionality. Battery saving: Uses Wi-Fi and mobile networks •...
  • Page 121: Location Services

    Recent Location Requests Location Services Apps that have requested your location are listed under Google Location History stores and uses your device’s ™ Recent location requests. most recent location data. Google apps, such as Google Maps, can use this data to improve your search results 1.
  • Page 122: Nearby Device Scanning

    Nearby Device Scanning Printing Scan for nearby devices to connect to and set them Print images and documents to Samsung printers and up easily. You receive a notification when there are other compatible printers (not included). available devices to connect to. This function uses 1.
  • Page 123 Set Up and Manage a VPN Connect to or Disconnect from Your VPN Use the VPN settings menu to add, edit, or delete a VPN connection to your device. Once you have set up a VPN connection, connecting to and disconnecting from the VPN is easy. To add a VPN: 1.
  • Page 124: Sounds And Vibration

    Sounds and Vibration Configure the sounds and vibrations used to indicate notifications, screen touches, and other interactions.
  • Page 125: Sound Mode

    Sound Mode Easy Mute You can switch between sound modes, while preserving Mute sounds and video by covering the screen or the individual sound settings you have made. turning over the device. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings.
  • Page 126: Volume

    Vibration Pattern 2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Default Volume key control. Choose from preset vibration patterns or create your 3. Tap Ringtone or Media to set. own pattern. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. Set the Volume 2.
  • Page 127: Ringtone

    Ringtone Media Volume Limiter Limit the maximum output of the device’s volume. You Choose from preset ringtones or add your own. can also set a PIN to prevent unauthorized users from 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. changing this setting.
  • Page 128: Notification Sounds

    Notification Sounds Do Not Disturb Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new This setting allows you to block all notifications and messages and event reminders. alerts. The options below determine what notifications can make sounds, and during what time periods you 1.
  • Page 129: System Sounds

    Touch sounds: Play tones when you touch or tap Keyboard sound: Play a sound when the • • the screen to make selections. Samsung keyboard is tapped. • Screen lock sounds: Play a sound when you unlock the screen. Emergency tone: Set the emergency tone to •...
  • Page 130: Sound Quality And Effects

    Sound Quality and 4. Tap On/Off to enable each option: Effects Surround: Recreate the effects of rich surround • sound. You can enable sound effects when connected to Tube Amp Pro: Simulate the soft timbre of a • a headset. Sound effects are only available when tube amplifier.
  • Page 131: Notifications

    Notifications Select which apps you want to receive alerts from. Alerts include notifications, sounds, and vibrations.
  • Page 132: Block App Notifications

    Block App Notifications 3. Tap an app, and select an option: Allow notifications: Receive notifications from • Block notifications for apps. this app. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. Show silently: Do not make a sound or vibrate, •...
  • Page 133: Display

    Display Configure your display’s brightness, screen timeout delay, and other display settings.
  • Page 134: Screen Brightness

    Screen Brightness Screen Zoom and Font Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings You can set the screen zoom level and font size and or personal preference. You may also want to adjust style. screen brightness to conserve battery power. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 135: Home Screen

    Home Screen Easy Mode Customize your Home screen by adding application Switch between the default screen layout and a simpler shortcuts, widgets, folders, and using wallpapers. layout. The Easy mode layout has larger text and icons, making for a more straightforward visual experience. To customize Home screen: To enable Easy mode: 1.
  • Page 136: Icon Frames

    Icon Frames Status Bar You can show icons with shaded frames to make them Configure display options for the Status bar. stand out on the Home screen and Apps list screen. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 137: Screen Saver

    Screen Saver One‑Handed Mode Screen saver controls what is displayed on the screen Change the screen layout to accommodate operating when the device is docked (dock not included) or while your device with one hand. charging. You can choose to display colors or photos. 1.
  • Page 138: Wallpapers And Themes

    Wallpapers and Themes You can change the appearance of your device with custom wallpapers, themes, and icons.
  • Page 139: Wallpapers

    Wallpapers Themes Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with Set the theme to be applied to your Home and Lock wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture or choose screens, wallpapers, and app icons. from preloaded wallpapers. 1.
  • Page 140: Device Maintenance

    Device Maintenance View the status of your device’s battery, storage, and memory. You can also automatically optimize your device’s system resources.
  • Page 141: Battery

    Battery  More options > Advanced settings: Configure • advanced battery settings and notifications, View how battery power is used for device activities. such as showing a battery percentage on the Status bar. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. Storage 2.
  • Page 142 System memory: The minimum amount of To increase available memory: • storage space required to run the system. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. Apps: The amount of storage space currently • 2. Tap Storage. being used by apps. 3.
  • Page 143: Format A Memory Card

    Mount a Memory Card 3. Under Portable storage, tap your SD card, and then tap Unmount. When you install an optional memory card, it is automatically mounted (connected to the device) and 4. Remove your memory card from the device. prepared for use.
  • Page 144: Emergency Mode

    Emergency Mode 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. 2. Tap Language and input > Language. Use Emergency mode to conserve battery power during 3. Tap Add language, and select a language from emergencies. Power-hungry apps and functions are the list.
  • Page 145 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. Preferred TTS engine: Choose either the • Samsung or Google Text-to-speech engine. 2. Tap Language and input. Settings next to each TTS engine for 3. Tap Physical keyboard, and then choose an option: options.
  • Page 146: Date And Time

    Pointer Speed 2. Tap Date and time. The following options are available: Configure pointer speed for an optional mouse or Automatic date and time: Receive date and • trackpad (not included). time updates from the wireless network. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 147: Reset

    Reset Reset Network Settings You can reset Wi-Fi, Mobile data, and Bluetooth Reset device and network settings. You can also reset settings with Reset network settings. your device to its factory defaults. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings.
  • Page 148: Software Update

    Note: When you sign in to a Google Account on your To reset your device: device, Factory Reset Protection is activated. This 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. protects your device in the event it is lost or stolen. 2.
  • Page 149: Lock Screen And Security

    Lock Screen and Security Secure your device and protect your data with Lock Screen and Security settings.
  • Page 150: Set A Screen Lock

    Set a Screen Lock 3. Select your notification preferences, if you choose a secured lock screen option: It is recommended that you secure your device using Show content • a Screen lock. Options vary based on the screen lock Hide content type.
  • Page 151: Unknown Sources

    Lock your private content and apps to enhance security. Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your You must sign in to your Samsung account in order to optional memory card (not included) when you first use Secure Folder. You must also set a secure lock for access it after powering on your device.
  • Page 152: Set Up Sim Card Lock

    Wi-Fi network. • Send security reports: Use Wi-Fi to send Display password characters briefly as you type them. security reports to Samsung for threat analysis. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. 2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security settings >...
  • Page 153: Phone Administration

    Phone Administration Credential Storage Manage your device administrators and application Manage your security certificates. If a certificate installation privileges. authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or for some other reason you do not trust it, you can disable or 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 154: Advanced Security Settings

    Install from device storage: Install a new Pin windows: Pin an app on your device screen, • • certificate from storage. preventing access to other features of your device. Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents • from the device and reset the password. Usage data access: View the applications that •...
  • Page 155: Accounts

    Accounts Set up and manage accounts, including your Google Account, Samsung account, email, and social networking accounts.
  • Page 156: Add An Account

    Add an Account Synchronize Accounts You can synchronize your calendar, contacts, and other You can add and manage all your email, social types of accounts. networking, and picture and video sharing accounts. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings.
  • Page 157: Account Settings

    Account Settings Remove an Account Each account has its own set of settings. In addition, You can remove accounts from your device. you can configure common settings for all accounts of 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. the same type.
  • Page 158: Backup And Restore

    Backup and Restore Google Settings Back up your data to your Samsung or Google accounts. Configure your device’s Google settings. Google Account Customize Google Enable backup of your information to your Google To customize your Google settings: account. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >...
  • Page 159 App preview messages: Receive and reply to • messages sent from messaging apps that are not installed on your device. Google Cast: Configure your phone for playing • media on a cast device. Nearby: Use your device’s sensors to connect •...
  • Page 160: Accessibility

    Accessibility Accessibility services are special features that make using the device easier for those with certain physical disabilities. For more information about Accessibility for Samsung products, please contact us at
  • Page 161: Vision

    You can turn on Accessibility features to assist with visual aspects of the device. High contrast keyboard: Adjust the size of the • Samsung keyboard and change its colors to 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. increase the contrast between the keys and the 2.
  • Page 162: Hearing

    Color inversion: Reverse the display of colors Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung subtitles • • from white text on a black background to black with multimedia files when available. text on a white background. Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles with •...
  • Page 163: More Accessibility Settings

    Touch and hold delay: Select a time interval for 2. Tap Accessibility. • this action. Text‑to‑speech: Set your preferred TTS engine • Click after pointer stops: If you use a mouse and options. For more information, see • with your device, tap On/Off to enable “Text-to-Speech Options”...
  • Page 164: Accessibility Services

    Accessibility Services Other installed accessibility services may be listed and configured under Services. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. 2. Tap Accessibility. TalkBack: Your device provides spoken feedback • to help blind and low-vision users. Switch Access: Lets you scan and select items •...
  • Page 165: Other Settings

    Other Settings Configure features on your device that make it easier to use.
  • Page 166: About Phone

    2. Tap Help to access your user manual from the • on the Status bar. Internet. Status: View the status of the battery, network, • and other information about your device. Legal information: View legal notices and other • legal information, including your embedded Samsung legal information. Settings...
  • Page 167: Phone Assistance App

    Phone Assistance App Choose which app to use when you press and hold the Home key. 1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >  Settings. 2. Tap Advanced features > Phone assistance app. Tap Phone assistance app to choose your •...
  • Page 168: Getting Help

    Getting Help Additional resources for your device.
  • Page 169: Videos

    Videos Simulators Tips Samsung Support Verizon Glossary Getting Help...
  • Page 170: Legal

    Legal View legal information for your device.
  • Page 171: Legal Information

    English: calling 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) and providing Spanish: • the applicable information. For complete terms and conditions that bind you and Samsung, refer to Tablet: the “Arbitration Agreement” section of the Terms & English: • Conditions, included with the Product.
  • Page 172: Intellectual Property

    All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned Warranty, End User License Agreement (EULA) and by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung Health & Safety Information are also available on the or its respective suppliers relating to the Product, device, in the Samsung legal section of Settings.
  • Page 173: Open Source Software

    Except as set forth in the Standard Limited Warranty that accompanies the Product, the purchaser takes Some software components of this product, including the product “as is”, and Samsung makes no express but not limited to ‘PowerTOP’ and ‘e2fsprogs’, or implied warranty of any kind whatsoever with...
  • Page 174 Samsung Knox Modification of Software Samsung Knox is Samsung’s security platform and is a mark for a Samsung device tested for security with Samsung is not liable for performance issues or enterprise use in mind. Additional licensing fee may be incompatibilities caused by your editing of registry required.
  • Page 175 Ridgefield Park, memory. The available capacity may change when you New Jersey 07660 upgrade the device. Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) Internet: ©2017 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung, Samsung Galaxy, Multi Window, Samsung Gear, and Smart Switch and are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Legal...

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