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Printed in Korea
Code No.:GH68-XXXXXA
English. 03/2008. Rev. 1.0
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    Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone depending on the software of the phone or your service provider. Printed in Korea Code No.:GH68-XXXXXA English. 03/2008. Rev. 1.0 © Vodafone Group 2008. Vodafone and the Vodafone logos are trade marks of the Vodafone Group.

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    User Manual Samsung SGH-L810V...

  • Page 3: Instructional Icons

    Instructional icons using this Before you start, familiarise yourself with the icons you will see in this manual: manual Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or others This user manual has been specially designed to Caution—situations that could cause guide you through the functions and features of your damage to your phone or other mobile phone.

  • Page 4: Copyright Information

    Copyright information → Followed by—the order of options or Rights to all technologies and products that menus you must select to perform a step; comprise this device are the property of their for example: Press <Menu> → respective owners: Messaging → Create message ®...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    safety and usage information Safety warnings .......... 2 contents Safety precautions ........4 Important usage information ....... 7 introducing your mobile phone Unpack ............. 10 Phone layout ..........11 Keys ............12 Display ............13 Icons ............14 assembling and preparing your mobile phone Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ...

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    Access menus .......... 21 Record and play voice memos ....44 Switch applications ........22 Use Java-powered games and Customise your phone ......22 applications ..........44 Use basic call functions ......24 Synchronise data ........45 Send and view messages ......25 Create and view world clocks ....

  • Page 7: Safety Warnings

    Safety warnings safety and Keep your phone away from small usage children and pets Keep your phone and all accessories out of the information reach of small children or animals. Small parts may cause choking or serious injury if swallowed. Protect your hearing Comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous or illegal situations and ensure peak...

  • Page 8: Install Mobile Phones And Equipment With Caution

    Maintain a minimum of 15 cm (6 inches) between chargers with care mobile phones and pacemakers to avoid potential • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and interference, as recommended by manufacturers chargers specifically designed for your phone. and the independent research group, Wireless Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause Technology Research.

  • Page 9: Safety Precautions

    Reduce the risk of repetitive motion mobile phone in a certain area. injuries When sending text messages or playing games on Use only Samsung-approved your phone, hold the phone with a relaxed grip, accessories press the keys lightly, use special features that...

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    Turn off the phone near medical Protect batteries and chargers from equipment damage Your phone can interfere with medical equipment in • Avoid exposing batteries to very cold or very hot hospitals or health care facilities. Follow all temperatures (below 0° C/32° F or above 45° C/ regulations, posted warnings, and directions from 113°...

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    • Avoid using or storing your phone in dusty, dirty Avoid interference with other electronic areas to prevent damage to moving parts. devices • Your phone is a complex electronic device— Your phone emits radio frequency (RF) signals that protect it from impacts and rough handling to may interfere with unshielded or improperly shielded avoid serious damage.

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    • Disconnect chargers from power sources when Important usage information not in use. • Use batteries only for their intended purpose. Use your phone in the normal position Handle SIM cards and memory cards Avoid contact with your phone’s internal antenna. with care Allow only qualified personnel to service •...

  • Page 13: Health And Safety

    Health and safety Menu Description Memory status Check memory information information for each items in the phone’s memory or on a Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) memory card. Signals Reset settings Reset the phone’s settings you have changed. Certification Information (SAR) Manage the licence keys Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter management...

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    Health and safety information the recommendations were developed by The exposure limit set by the FCC for wireless mobile phones employs a unit of scientific and engineering experts drawn measurement known as the Specific from industry, government, and academia Absorption Rate (SAR). The SAR is a after extensive reviews of the scientific measure of the rate of absorption of RF literature related to the biological effects of...

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    Samsung accessory designated for this multiple power levels so as to use only the product or when used with an accessroy that power required to reach the network. In contains no metal and that positons the general, the closer you are to a wireless handset a minimum 1.5 cm from the body.

  • Page 16: Consumer Information On Wireless Phones

    Health and safety information Consumer Information on Wireless the advice of FDA and other federal health Phones and safety agencies. When the phone is located at greater distances from the user, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration the exposure to RF is drastically lower (FDA) has published a series of Questions because a person's RF exposure decreases and Answers for consumers relating to radio...

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    What is FDA's role concerning the also emit very low levels of RF when in the stand-by mode. Whereas high levels of RF safety of wireless phones? can produce health effects (by heating Under the law, FDA does not review the tissue), exposure to low level RF that does safety of radiation-emitting consumer not produce heating effects causes no...

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    Health and safety information • “Support needed research into possible • “Federal Communications Commission biological effects of RF of the type • “Occupational Safety and Health emitted by wireless phones; Administration • “Design wireless phones in a way that • “National Telecommunications and minimizes any RF exposure to the user Information Administration...

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    than do the wireless phones themselves, the accelerate the development of cancer in RF exposures that people get from these laboratory animals. However, many of the base stations are typically thousands of studies that showed increased tumor times lower than those they can get from development used animals that had been wireless phones.

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    Health and safety information of the brain or salivary gland, leukemia, or proof of a cancer promoting effect if one other cancers. None of the studies exists. Epidemiological studies can provide demonstrated the existence of any harmful data that is directly applicable to human health effects from wireless phones RF populations, but ten or more years' follow- exposures.

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    FDA is working with the U.S. National Cooperative Research and Development Toxicology Program and with groups of Agreement (CRADA) to do research on investigators around the world to ensure wireless phone safety. FDA provides the that high priority animal studies are scientific oversight, obtaining input from conducted to address important questions experts in government, industry, and...

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    Health and safety information is probably very small. But if you are are concerned about the RF exposure from concerned about avoiding even potential these products, you can use measures like risks, you can take a few simple steps to those described above to reduce your RF minimize your exposure to radio frequency exposure from wireless phone use.

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    United Kingdom distributed leaflets of the RF emissions, will not be placed containing such a recommendation in against the head. On the other hand, if the December 2000. They noted that no phone is mounted against the waist or other evidence exists that using a wireless phone part of the body during use, then that part causes brain tumors or other ill effects.

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    Health and safety information RF absorption use special phone cases, while Radio frequency energy (RF) from wireless others involve nothing more than a metallic phones can interact with some electronic accessory attached to the phone. Studies devices. For this reason, FDA helped develop have shown that these products generally do a detailed test method to measure not work as advertised.

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    requirements for hearing aids and wireless • Occupational Safety and Health phones so that no interference occurs when Administration's (OSHA): a person uses a compatible phone and a compatible hearing aid at the same time. radiofrequencyradiation/index.html This standard was approved by the IEEE in •...

  • Page 26: Road Safety

    Health and safety information Road Safety convenience and safety to your wireless phone with one of the many hands free Your wireless phone gives you the powerful accessories available today. ability to communicate by voice, almost anywhere, anytime. But an important responsibility accompanies the benefits of wireless phones, one that every user must uphold.

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    3. Position your wireless phone within easy 6. Dial sensibly and assess the traffic; if reach. Be able to access your wireless possible, place calls when you are not phone without removing your eyes from moving or before pulling into traffic. Try the road.

  • Page 28: Operating Environment

    Health and safety information 7. Do not engage in stressful or emotional 10. Call roadside assistance or a special non- conversations that may be distracting. emergency wireless assistance number Make people you are talking with aware when necessary. If you see a broken- you are driving and suspend down vehicle posing no serious hazard, a conversations that have the potential to...

  • Page 29: Electronic Devices

    Remember to follow any special regulations Most modern electronic equipment is in force in any area and always switch your shielded from radio frequency (RF) signals. phone off whenever it is forbidden to use it, However, certain electronic equipment may or when it may cause interference or danger.

  • Page 30: Hearing Aids

    Health and safety information Other Medical Devices • should always keep the phone more than 15 cm If you use any other personal medical (6 inches) from their pacemaker when devices, consult the manufacturer of your the phone is switched on. device to determine if it is adequately •...

  • Page 31: Potentially Explosive Environments

    Vehicles areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in Users are advised to switch the phone off motor vehicles. Check with the while at a refueling point (service station).

  • Page 32: Emergency Calls

    Health and safety information area where you would normally be advised network services and/or phone features are to turn off your vehicle engine. in use. Check with local service providers. To make an emergency call: Emergency Calls 1. If the phone is not on, switch it on. This phone, like any wireless phone, 2.

  • Page 33: Fcc Notice And Cautions

    FCC Notice phone may be the only means of communication at the scene of an accident; • This device complies with Part 15 of the do not cut off the call until given permission FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device to do so.

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    Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. - Changes or modifications made in the radio Increase the separation between the phone, not expressly approved by Samsung, equipment and receiver.-Connect the will void the user’s authority to operate the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different equipment.

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    Other Important Safety wireless equipment in the area over the Information air bag or in the air bag deployment area. If wireless equipment is improperly • Only qualified personnel should service installed and the air bag inflates, serious the phone or install the phone in a injury could result.

  • Page 36: Safety And Usage Information

    Health and safety information Product Performance service availability or you can check it yourself by pressing any key. Getting the Most Out of Your Signal Anytime the Power Save feature is activated, Reception a message displays on the screen. When a The quality of each call you make or receive signal is found, your phone returns to depends on the signal strength in your area.

  • Page 37: Ring Tones

    • Try not to hold, bend or twist the phone's • Avoid exposing your phone and antenna. accessories to rain or liquid spills. If your phone does get wet, immediately turn • Don't use the phone if the antenna is the power off and remove the battery.

  • Page 38: Battery Standby And Talk Time

    • Never use any charger or battery that is discharge itself over time. damaged in any way. • Use only Samsung-approved batteries • Use the battery only for its intended and recharge your battery only with purpose. Samsung-approved chargers. When a •...

  • Page 39: Care And Maintenance

    Always try to keep the battery at room safe disposal options for Li-Ion batteries, temperature. A phone with a hot or cold contact your nearest Samsung battery may temporarily not work, even authorized service center. Always when the battery is fully charged. Li-ion recycle.

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    Health and safety information with care. The suggestions below will help • Do not store the phone in cold areas. you fulfill any warranty obligations and allow When the phone warms up to its normal you to enjoy this product for many years. operating temperature, moisture can form inside the phone, which may •...

  • Page 41: Important Usage Information

    stove or a radiator. The phone may to your nearest qualified service facility. explode when overheated. The personnel there will assist you, and if necessary, arrange for service. • When the phone or battery gets wet, the label indicating water damage inside the phone changes color.

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    Health and safety information • When the phone or battery gets wet, the label indicating water damage inside the phone changes colour. In this case, phone repairs are no longer guaranteed by the manufacturer's warranty, even if the warranty for your phone has not expired.

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    The WHO notes that if you desire to reduce your Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local exposure you can do so by limiting the time you use your phone or use a "hands-free" device to keep the government office, for details of where and how they phone away from your head and body.

  • Page 44: Introducing Your Mobile Phone

    In this section, learn about your mobile phone’s The items supplied with your phone may vary layout, keys, display, and icons. depending on the software and accessories available in your region or offered by your service provider. You can obtain additional accessories from your local Samsung dealer.

  • Page 45: Phone Layout

    Phone layout The rear of your phone includes the following keys and features: The front of your phone includes the following keys and features: Mirror Rear camera lens Earpiece Front camera lens Display Confirm key Battery cover 4-way navigation key Right softkey Left softkey Power/Menu...

  • Page 46: Keys

    Keys Function Make or answer a call; In Idle mode, Function Dial retrieve recently dialled, missed, or Perform actions indicated at the received numbers Softkeys bottom of the display Turn the phone on and off (press and Power/ In Idle mode, access default menus: hold);...

  • Page 47: Display

    Display Function Enter numbers, letters and special Your phone’s display consists of three areas: Alpha- characters; In Idle mode, press and Icon line numeric hold [1] to access voice mails and [0] to enter an international call prefix Displays various icons Enter special characters or perform Text and graphic area special functions;...

  • Page 48: Icons

    Icons Icon Definition No service available Learn about the icons that appear on your display. Video call in progress Icon Definition No service available Signal strength Memory card inserted GPRS network connected Connected with PC Transferring data via GPRS network Browsing the web EDGE network connected Call diverting activated...

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    Icon Definition Icon Definition Music playback paused New voice mail message Music playback stopped New push message Normal profile activated New configuration message New video message Silent profile activated FM radio on Car profile activated FM radio suspended Meeting profile activated Battery power level Outdoor profile activated Sleeping profile activated...

  • Page 50: Assembling And Preparing Your Mobile

    Install the SIM or USIM card and assembling and battery When you subscribe to a cellular service, you will preparing your receive a Subscriber Identity Module, or SIM card, with subscription details, such as your personal identification number (PIN) and optional services. To mobile phone use UMTS and HSDPA services, you can purchase a Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM) card.

  • Page 51: Charge The Battery

    2. Insert the SIM or USIM card. 4. Replace the battery cover. Place the SIM or USIM card in the phone with Charge the battery the gold-coloured contacts facing down. Before using the phone for the first time, you must 3.

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    2. Plug the small end of the travel adapter into the 3. Plug the large end of the travel adapter into a multifunction jack. power outlet. 4. When the battery is fully charged (the icon is no longer moving), unplug the travel adapter from the power outlet.

  • Page 53: Insert A Memory Card (optional)

    Insert a memory card (optional) 3. Push the memory card in the memory card slot until it locks in place. To store additional multimedia files, you must insert a memory card. Your phone accepts microSD™ To remove the memory card, push it gently until it memory cards up to GB (depending on memory disengages from the phone, and then pull the...

  • Page 54: Using Basic Functions

    Turn your phone on and off using basic To turn your phone on, 1. Slide open the phone. functions 2. Press and hold [ 3. Enter your PIN and press <Confirm> (if necessary). Learn how to perform basic operations and use the To turn your phone off, repeat steps 1 and 2 above.

  • Page 55: Access Menus

    To switch to the Flight profile, press <Menu> → Use shortcut menus from the toolbar Settings → Phone settings → Phone profiles → Use the icons on the toolbar to access popular Flight → <Options> → Save. menus. Follow all posted warnings and directions from To access one of the menus, official personnel when in areas where wireless devices are prohibited.

  • Page 56: Switch Applications

    Switch applications Customise your phone Learn to switch to other applications from a menu, Get more from your phone by customising it to without closing the menu screen you are using. match your preferences. 1. While using a menu, press [ ]. Adjust the volume of the key tones The following applications are available: In Idle mode, press [ / ] to adjust the key tone...

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    3. Press <Options> → Edit → Voice call ringtone Select a theme for the display or Video call ringtone. To create a theme, 4. Scroll left or right to a memory location (if 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Settings → necessary).

  • Page 58: Use Basic Call Functions

    3. Press <Save>. Use basic call functions 4. Press <Yes> to apply the theme. Learn to make or answer calls and use basic call functions. Set menu shortcuts 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Settings → Make a call Phone settings →...

  • Page 59: Send And View Messages

    Adjust the volume Send and view messages To adjust the volume during a call, press [ / ]. Learn to send or view text (SMS), multimedia (MMS), voice, or email messages or postcards. Use the speakerphone feature Send a text or multimedia message 1.

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    Send a voice message 3. Select a contact or enter destination information. 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Messaging → 4. Scroll down and enter your postcard text. Create message → Voice message. 5. Scroll down and select Picture. The recording starts automatically.

  • Page 61: Enter Text

    Enter text Mode Function When entering text, you can change the text input 1. Press the appropriate alphanumeric keys to enter an entire word. mode: 2. When the word displays correctly, press • Press and hold [ ] to switch between T9 and [ ] to insert a space.

  • Page 62: Add And Find Contacts

    View an email Add a new contact 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Messaging → 1. In Idle mode, enter a phone number and press Email inbox. <Options>. 2. Press <Options> → Download. 2. Select Add to Contacts → New. 3.

  • Page 63: Use Basic Camera Functions

    3. Select the contact’s name from the search list. 4. Press < > to take another photo (step 2). Once you have found a contact, you can: View photos • call the contact by pressing [ In Idle mode, press <Menu> → My files → Pictures •...

  • Page 64: Listen To Music

    • Download from the wireless web. Browse the 1. Plug the supplied headset into the phone’s multifunction jack. • Download from a PC with the optional Samsung 2. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Music → FM PC Studio. p. 38 radio.

  • Page 65: Browse The Web

    After transferring music files to your phone or Browse the web memory card, Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web 1. In Idle mode, press [ pages. 2. Select a music category → a music file. Browse web pages 3.

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    Bookmark your favourite web pages Use Iive! Studio 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Vodafone live! 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → My files → Iive! → Bookmarks. Studio. Iive! Studio, the online media album, opens. 2. Press <Options> → Add bookmark. 2.

  • Page 67: Using Advanced Functions

    Use advanced call functions using advanced Learn about your phone’s additional calling capabilities. functions View and dial missed calls Your phone will display calls you have missed on the display. To dial the number of a missed call, Learn how to perform advanced operations and use 1.

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    Hold a call or retrieve a held call Answer a second call Press <Hold> to place a call on hold or press If your network supports this function, you can <Retrieve> to retrieve a held call. answer a second incoming call: 1.

  • Page 69: Use Advanced Contacts Functions

    4. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to add more parties (if Use advanced Contacts functions necessary). Learn to create namecards, set speed dial numbers, 5. To end the multiparty call, press [ and create groups of contacts. Call an international number Create a namecard 1.

  • Page 70: Set Speed Dial Numbers

    1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Contacts. Set speed dial numbers 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Contacts → 2. Scroll left or right to Groups. <Options> → Contact settings → Speed dial. 3. Press <Options> → Create group. 2.

  • Page 71: Use Advanced Messaging Functions

    2. From the message screen, press <Options> → Use advanced messaging functions Save as template. Learn to create templates and use templates to The message is now saved as a multimedia create new messages. template with a preset name, such as ‘Birthday.’ Create a text template Insert text templates in new messages 1.

  • Page 72: Use Advanced Music Functions

    When connected, a pop-up window will appear multifunction jack on your phone to a PC. on the PC. 3. Run Samsung PC Studio and copy files from the 5. Select Open folder to view files in the pop-up PC to the phone.

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    Synchronise your phone with Windows Create a playlist Media Player ] → Playlists. 1. In Idle mode, press [ 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Settings → 2. Press <Options> → Create playlist. Phone settings → USB → Media Player → 3.

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    3. Adjust the settings to customise your music Find information of music player. Learn to access an online music service and get 4. Press <Save>. information about the songs you hear while on the move. Store radio stations automatically 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Music → Music recognition →...

  • Page 75: Using Tools And Applications

    Use the Bluetooth wireless feature using tools and Learn about your phone’s ability to connect to other wireless devices for exchanging data and using hands-free features. applications Turn on the Bluetooth wireless feature 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Organiser & Learn how to work with your mobile phone’s tools Tools →...

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    Find and pair with other Bluetooth- Send data using the Bluetooth wireless enabled devices feature 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Organiser & 1. Select the file or item from one of your phone’s Tools → Bluetooth → Search for new devices. applications that you want to send.

  • Page 77: Activate The Mobile Tracker

    Use Remote SIM mode Activate the mobile tracker In Remote SIM mode, you can make or answer calls When someone inserts a new SIM or USIM card in only with a connected Bluetooth hands-free car kit your phone, the mobile tracker feature will via the SIM or USIM card on your phone.

  • Page 78: Record And Play Voice Memos

    8. Scroll down and enter the sender’s name. 2. Select a file. 9. Press the Confirm key → <Accept>. 3. Control the playback using the following keys: Function Record and play voice memos Confirm Pause or resume playback Adjust the volume up or down Learn to operate your phone’s voice recorder.

  • Page 79: Synchronise Data

    2. Select a game from the list and follow the Create a synchronisation profile onscreen instructions. 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Organiser & Tools → Synchronise. Available games may vary, depending on your service provider or region. Game controls and 2.

  • Page 80: Create And View World Clocks

    Create and view world clocks Add a world clock to your display After deactivating the toolbar in Idle mode, you can Learn to view the time in another country or city and view clocks with two different time zones on your set world clocks to appear on your display.

  • Page 81: Set And Use Alarms

    Set and use alarms Stop an alarm When the alarm sounds, Learn to set and control alarms for important events. • Press any key to stop an alarm without snooze. Set a new alarm • Press <OK> or the Confirm key to stop an alarm 1.

  • Page 82: Use The Calculator

    Use the calculator Set a countdown timer 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Organiser & 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Organiser & Tools → Calculator. Tools → Timer. 2. Use the keys that correspond to the calculator 2.

  • Page 83: Create A Text Memo

    3. When you are finished, press <Stop>. Manage your calendar 4. Press <Reset> to clear recorded times. Learn to change the calendar view and create events. Create a text memo Change the calendar view 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Organiser & 1.

  • Page 84: Troubleshooting

    troubleshooting If you are having trouble with your mobile phone, try these troubleshooting procedures before contacting a service professional. While using your phone, the following messages Message Try this to solve the problem: may appear: When using the phone for the first time or when the PIN requirement is Message Try this to solve the problem:...

  • Page 85

    Your phone displays “No service” or “Network Another caller cannot reach you. failure.” • Ensure that your phone is turned on. • When you are in areas with weak signals or poor • Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular reception, you may lose reception.

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    The phone beeps and the battery icon flashes. The battery does not charge properly or sometimes the phone turns itself off. Your battery is low. Recharge or replace the battery to continue using the phone. • The battery terminals may be dirty. Wipe both gold-coloured contacts with a clean, soft cloth The audio quality of the call is poor.

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    index alarms calculator placing on hold, 34 creating, 47 see tools, calculator recently dialled, 33 deactivating, 47 retrieving held calls, 34 calendar stopping, 47 viewing missed, 33 see tools, calendar battery clock calls charging, 17 see world clock advanced functions, 33 installing, 16 answering additional calls, 34 conference calls...

  • Page 88

    countdown timer memo music player see tools, countdown timer see text or voice memos creating playlists, 39 customising, 39 flight profile memory card listening to music, 30 copying files, 38 FM radio synchronising, 39 inserting, 19 listening to, 30 music recognition storing stations, 40 messages sending email, 26...

  • Page 89

    shortcuts theme recording, 44 silent profile timer volume see tools, countdown timer call volume, 25 SIM card key tone volume, 22 toolbar stopwatch see tools, stopwatch wallpaper tools alarm, 47 web browser synchronise calculator, 48 adding bookmarks, 32 creating a profile, 45 calendar, 49 launching homepage, 31 starting, 45...

  • Page 91

    (place and date of issue) (name and signature of authorised person) * It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your phone.

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