Screen capture S Planner Opening apps S Health Multi window S Voice Samsung account S Assistant Transferring data from your previous Samsung Milk Music device Samsung Video Device and data management Voice Recorder Quick connect My Files Sharing features Memo...
Table of Contents Settings Introduction WLAN Bluetooth 100 SIM card manager 100 More connection settings 107 Sounds and vibrations 107 Notifications 108 Display 109 Advanced features 110 Applications 110 Wallpaper 110 Home screen and themes 112 Lock screen and fingerprints 115 Privacy and security 118 Accessibility 119 Accounts...
For large data transfers, it is recommended to use the Wi-Fi feature. • I f you have questions about an app provided with the device, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed apps, contact service providers.
• T he supplied items are designed only for this device and may not be compatible with other devices. • Y ou can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make sure they are compatible with the device before purchase.
Basics Device layout Microphone Receiver Proximity sensor Front camera Touchscreen Power key Home key (Fingerprint SIM card / Memory card recognition sensor) tray Recents key Back key Headset jack Loud speaker Microphone Multipurpose jack GPS antenna Rear camera Flash Volume key NFC antenna Main antenna...
– If you cover the device’s antenna area with your hands or other objects while using certain features, such as calls or the mobile data connection • U sing a Samsung-approved screen protector is recommended. Unapproved screen protectors may cause the sensors to malfunction.
Charge the battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device.
Basics After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the device, and then unplug it from the electric socket. To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use. The charger does not have a power switch, so you must unplug the charger from the electric socket when not in use to avoid wasting power.
• I f you charge the device while the multipurpose jack is wet, the device may be damaged. Thoroughly dry the multipurpose jack before charging the device. • I f the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre.
Basics Increasing the charging speed To increase the charging speed, turn the device or its screen off when you charge the battery. • W hile charging the battery when the device is turned off, the icon appears on the screen.
Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider. Use caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.
Basics Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the tray to loosen the tray. Ensure that the ejection pin is perpendicular to the hole. Otherwise, the device may be damaged. Pull out the tray gently from the tray slot. Place the SIM or USIM card on the tray with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
Basics Correct card installation Nano-SIM card Nano-SIM card Nano-SIM card microSD card • U se only a nano-SIM card. • Y ou cannot insert a nano-SIM card and a microSD card in tray 2 at the same time. Removing the SIM or USIM card Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the tray to loosen the tray.
Basics Using dual SIM or USIM cards If you insert two SIM or USIM cards, you can have two phone numbers or service providers for a single device. Activating SIM or USIM cards On the Home screen, tap Settings → SIM card manager. Select a SIM or USIM card and tap the switch to activate it.
Basics Memory card (microSD card) Installing a memory card Your device accepts memory cards with maximum capacities of 128 GB. Depending on the memory card manufacturer and type, some memory cards may not be compatible with your device. • S ome memory cards may not be fully compatible with the device. Using an incompatible card may damage the device or the memory card, or corrupt the data stored in it.
Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring or accessing information. Doing so can cause data to be lost or corrupted or damage to the memory card or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses that result from the misuse of damaged memory cards, including the loss of data.
Basics Formatting the memory card A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the memory card on the device. On the Home screen, tap Settings → Battery and storage → Storage → SD card → Format →...
Basics Touchscreen • D o not allow the touchscreen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touchscreen to malfunction. • T o avoid damaging the touchscreen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply excessive pressure to it with your fingertips.
Basics Dragging To move an item, tap and hold it and drag it to the target position. Double-tapping Double-tap on a webpage or image to zoom in. Double-tap again to return. Swiping Swipe to the left or right on the Home screen to view other panels. Swipe upwards or downwards to scroll through a webpage or a list of items, such as contacts.
Basics Spreading and pinching Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Pinch to zoom out. Home screen Home screen The Home screen is the starting point for accessing all of the device’s features. It displays widgets, icons for all apps, and more.
Basics Home screen options On the Home screen, tap Settings → Home screen and themes → Home screen to access the available options. Alternatively, on the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area. Customise the Home screen by adding, deleting, or rearranging Home screen panels. You can also set the Home screen wallpaper, add widgets to the Home screen, and more.
Basics Moving items Tap and hold an item on the Home screen, and then drag it to a new location. You can also move frequently used apps to the shortcuts area at the bottom of the Home screen. To move the item to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen. To move an item more easily, tap and hold an item, and drag it to Move apps at the top of the screen.
Basics Managing panels On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area to add, move, or remove a panel. To add a panel, swipe to the left, and then tap To move a panel, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location. To remove a panel, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to Remove at the top of the screen.
Basics Icon Meaning GPS activated Call in progress Missed call New text or multimedia message Alarm activated Mute mode activated Vibration mode activated Flight mode activated Error occurred or caution required Battery power level Lock screen Pressing the Power key turns off the screen and locks it. Also, the screen turns off and automatically locks if the device is not used for a specified period.
• I f the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it. • Y ou can set your device to perform a factory data reset if you enter the unlock code incorrectly several times in a row and reach the attempt limit.
Basics You can use the following functions on the notification panel. Quick setting buttons Launch Settings. Adjust the brightness and view the current data usage. SIM and USIM card feature preferences. Tap to access the SIM card manager. Tap a notification and perform various actions.
Basics Entering text Keyboard layout A keyboard appears automatically when you enter text to send messages, create memos, and more. Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the input language to one of the supported languages. Additional keyboard functions Hide the keyboard.
• → SHUANGPIN: Switch to shuangpin mode. To view the character input map, open the Home screen and tap Settings → Language and input → Samsung keyboard → Chinese input options → ShuangPin keyboard. •...
Basics Copying and pasting Tap and hold over text. to select the desired text, or tap Select all to select all text. Drag Tap Copy or Cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard. Tap and hold where the text is to be inserted and tap Paste. To paste text that you have previously copied, tap Clipboard and select the text.
Basics Screen capture Capture a screenshot while using the device. Capturing screenshots Press and hold the Home key and the Power key simultaneously. You can view captured images in Gallery. You can also capture screenshots by swiping your hand to the left or right across the screen. If this feature is not activated, open the Home screen, tap Settings →...
Basics Opening apps On the Home screen, select an app icon to open it. To open an app from the list of recently used apps, tap and select a recent app window. Closing an app and drag a recent app window to the left or right to close it. To close all running apps, tap CLOSE ALL.
Basics Split screen view to open the list of recently used apps. Swipe upwards or downwards and tap on a recent app window. The selected app will launch in the upper window. Swipe to the left or right to select another app to launch. You can also launch the split screen view by tapping and holding...
Basics Using additional options When using apps in the split screen view, select an app window and tap the circle between the app windows to access the following options: • : Switch locations between app windows. • : Drag and drop text or copied images from one window to another. Tap and hold an item in the selected window and drag it to a location in another window.
Basics Adjusting the window size Drag the circle between the app windows up or down to adjust the size of the windows. Pop-up view On the Home screen, launch an app to use in the pop-up view. Drag down diagonally from either end of the top edge. The app screen will appear in the pop-up view.
Samsung account Introduction Your Samsung account is an integrated account service that allows you to use a variety of Samsung services provided by mobile devices, TVs, and the Samsung website. Once your Samsung account has been registered, you can use apps provided by Samsung, without signing in to your account.
Tap REMOVE ACCOUNT. Transferring data from your previous device You can transfer data from a previous device to your device via Samsung Smart Switch. The following versions of Samsung Smart Switch are available. • M obile version: Transfer data between mobile devices. You can download the app from Galaxy Apps.
Basics Transferring data via a USB connection You can connect your previous device to your device with the USB connector and a USB cable to easily and quickly transfer data without installing an app in the previous device. Plug the USB connector into the multipurpose jack of your device. Connect your device and the previous device using the USB cable.
Smart Switch. On the computer, launch Smart Switch. If your previous device is not a Samsung device, back up data to a computer using a program provided by the device’s manufacturer. Then, skip to the fifth step.
Basics Connect your previous device to the computer using the USB cable. On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from the device. Then, disconnect your previous device from the computer. Connect your device to the computer using the USB cable. On the computer, follow the on-screen instructions to transfer data to your device.
Wi-Fi network. Updating with Smart Switch Connect the device to a computer and update the device to the latest software. On the computer, visit www.samsung.com/cn/smartswitch to download and install Smart Switch. On the computer, launch Smart Switch.
Using a Samsung account On the Home screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset → Back up my data for the Samsung account, tap the switches next to the items you want to back up to activate them, and then tap BACK UP NOW.
Basics Connecting to other devices Open the notification panel and tap Quick connect. The Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features are activated automatically. If Quick connect is not visible on the notification panel, swipe downwards on the screen, tap EDIT, and then tap the Quick connect switch to activate it. Tap Scan for nearby devices.
Basics Sharing features Share content by using various sharing options. The following actions are an example of sharing images. You may incur additional charges when sharing files via the mobile network. Tap Gallery on the Home screen. Select an image. Tap Share and select a sharing method, such as Bluetooth and email.
Basics Emergency mode Emergency mode changes the screen to grey tones to reduce battery consumption. Some apps and functions will be restricted. In emergency mode, you can make an emergency call, send your current location information to others, sound an emergency alarm, and more. Press and hold the Power key, and then tap Emergency mode.
Applications Installing or uninstalling apps Galaxy Apps Purchase and download apps. You can download apps that are specialised for Samsung Galaxy devices. Tap Galaxy Apps on the Home screen. This app may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Applications Setting app permissions For some apps to operate properly, they may need permission to access or use information on your device. When you open an app, a pop-up window may appear and request access to certain features or information. Tap ALLOW on the pop-up window to grant permissions to the app.
Applications to make a voice call. Access additional options. Yellow Pages search results Preview the phone number. Delete a preceding character. Hide the keypad. Using speed dial Set speed dial numbers to quickly make calls. To set a number to speed dial, tap MORE → Speed dial, select a speed dial number, and then select a contact.
Applications Making calls using Yellow Pages You can easily search for businesses and then call them using the call ID data provided by Yellow Pages. Tap YELLOW PAGES and enter numbers or characters in the search field. The device automatically displays the businesses identified in the search. Select a business to call. Making an international call to open the keypad if the keypad does not appear on the screen.
Applications Blocking phone numbers Block calls from specific numbers added to your block list. On the Home screen, tap Phone → MORE → Settings → Call blocking → Black list. Tap BLACK LIST → Tap Add from Contacts/Phone log to select contacts, and then tap DONE. To manually enter a number, tap Add manually, and then enter a phone number.
Applications Contacts Introduction Create new contacts or manage contacts on the device. Adding contacts Creating contacts manually Tap Contacts on the Home screen. and select a storage location. Enter contact information. • : Add an image. • : Add or delete a contact field. Tap SAVE.
Applications Searching for contacts On the Home screen, tap Contacts. Use one of the following search methods: • S croll up or down the contacts list. • D rag a finger along the index at the right side of the contacts list to scroll through it quickly.
Applications Sharing contacts You can share contacts with others by using various sharing options. Tap Contacts on the Home screen. Tap MORE → Share. Tick contacts and tap SHARE. Select a sharing method. Messages Introduction Send and view messages by conversation. Sending messages You may incur additional charges for sending messages when you are roaming.
Applications Add recipients and enter a message. Access additional options. Enter recipients. Select contacts from the contacts list. Attach files. Send the message. Enter emoticons. Enter a message. to send the message. Viewing messages Messages are grouped into message threads by contact. You may incur additional charges for receiving messages when you are roaming.
Applications Tap BLACK LIST → Tap Add from Contacts/Phone log to select contacts, and then tap DONE. To manually enter a number, tap Add manually, and then enter a phone number. When you receive messages from the blocked numbers or messages including blocked phrases, you will not be notified.
Applications Internet Introduction Browse the Internet to search for information and bookmark your favourite webpages to access them conveniently. Browsing webpages Tap Internet on the Home screen. Tap the address field. Enter the web address or a keyword, and then tap Go. To view the toolbars, drag your finger downwards slightly on the screen.
Applications Using secret mode In secret mode, you can separately save and manage open tabs, bookmarks, and saved pages. You can lock secret mode using a password and your fingerprint. Activating secret mode In the toolbar at the bottom of the screen, tap Tabs → TURN ON SECRET. If you are using this feature for the first time, set whether to use a password for secret mode.
Applications Email Setting up email accounts Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time. Tap 实用工具 → Email on the Home screen. Select an email service, enter the email address and password, and then tap SIGN IN. To manually register a company email account, tap MANUAL SETUP.
Applications Camera Introduction Take photos and record videos using various modes and settings. Basic shooting You can take photos or record videos. View your photos and videos in Gallery. Tap Camera on the Home screen. Camera etiquette • D o not take photos or record videos of other people without their permission. •...
Applications Current mode Preview thumbnail Hide or show the setting icons. Record a video. Quick settings Take a photo. Switch between the front and rear cameras. Camera settings Shooting modes On the preview screen, swipe to the right to access the list of shooting modes. Or, swipe to the left to view photos and videos you have captured.
Applications Launching Camera quickly Press the Home key twice quickly to launch Camera. Some camera features are not available when you launch Camera from the locked screen or when the screen is turned off while the security features are activated. Locking the focus and exposure Strong light/dark contrast and the subject being outside the auto focus area may make it difficult to achieve an appropriate exposure.
Applications Pro mode Take photos while manually adjusting various shooting options, such as exposure value and ISO value. On the preview screen, tap MODE → Pro. Select options and customise the settings, and then tap to take a photo. • : Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life colour range.
Applications Continuous shot Take a series of photos of moving subjects. On the preview screen, tap MODE → Continuous shot. Tap and hold to take several photos continuously. Food Take photos of food with more vibrant colours. On the preview screen, tap MODE → Food. Tap the screen and drag the circular frame over the area to highlight.
Applications HDR (Rich tone) Take photos with rich colours and reproduce details even in bright and dark areas. On the preview screen, tap MODE → HDR (Rich tone). Without effect With effect Night Take a photo in low-light conditions, without using the flash. On the preview screen, tap MODE →...
Applications Face the front camera lens. When the device detects your face, tap the screen to take a photo of yourself. Alternatively, show your palm to the front camera. After recognising your palm, a countdown timer will appear. When the time is up, the device will take a photo. Using the selfie flash When taking self-portraits with the front camera in low-light situations, the touchscreen can serve as a flash.
Applications Wide selfie Take a wide self-portrait to include more people in the photo and avoid leaving people out. On the preview screen, tap to switch to the front camera for self-portraits. Tap MODE → Wide selfie. Face the front camera lens. When the device detects your face, tap the screen to take a photo of yourself.
Applications Downloading modes Download more shooting modes from Galaxy Apps. On the preview screen, tap MODE → DOWNLOAD. Some downloaded shooting modes do not have access to every feature. Camera settings Quick settings On the preview screen, use the following quick settings. The available options may vary depending on the shooting mode and which camera is being used.
Applications Camera settings On the preview screen, tap The available options may vary depending on the shooting mode and which camera is being used. • V ideo size (rear) / Video size (front): Select a resolution for videos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality videos, but they will take up more memory.
Applications Gallery Introduction View and manage photos and videos stored in the device. Viewing images Tap Gallery on the Home screen. Select an image. Move to the previous screen. Access additional options. Add the image to favourites. Modify the image. Share the image with others.
Applications Viewing videos Tap Gallery on the Home screen. Select a video to play. Video files show the icon on the preview thumbnail. Display your videos. Access additional options. Pause and resume playback. Rewind or fast-forward by dragging the bar. Adjust the volume.
Applications Sharing images or videos Select an image or a video, tap Share at the bottom of the screen, and then select a sharing method. Sharing event albums View photos and videos by time and location. You can share event albums with your contacts. →...
Applications Smart Manager The Smart manager provides an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, RAM, and system security. You can also automatically optimise the device with a tap of your finger. Using the quick optimisation feature On the Home screen, tap Smart Manager → TAP TO OPTIMIZE. The quick optimisation feature improves device performance through the following actions.
Applications BATTERY On the Home screen, tap Smart Manager → BATTERY. Check the remaining battery power and time to use the device. For devices with low battery levels, conserve battery power by activating power saving features. • T he usage time left shows the time remaining before the battery power runs out.
Samsung Pay Introduction Register frequently used cards to Samsung Pay, a mobile payment service, to make payments quickly and securely. Samsung Pay supports magnetic secure transmission (MST) as well as near field communication (NFC) to allow payment through standard credit card readers.
Samsung account Fingerprint recognition. • T o make payments with Samsung Pay, the device may be required a connection to a Wi-Fi or mobile network depending on the region. Setting up Samsung Pay When running this app for the first time or restart it after performing a data reset, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the initial setup.
You can easily register cards by capturing their images with the camera. You can check the cards that support this feature from the Samsung Pay website (www.samsung.com/samsungpay). On the Home screen, tap Samsung Pay → Add and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your card registration. Making payments Tap and hold a card image at the bottom of the screen and drag it upwards.
Changing the Samsung Pay settings On the Samsung Pay screen, tap More → Settings. Select the screen where the card image will appear to activate Samsung Pay on the Home screen or locked screen, or when the screen is turned off.
Applications Game Launcher Introduction Game Launcher gathers your games downloaded from Galaxy Apps or another apps store into one place for easy access. You can set the device to game mode to play games more easily. Access the Game Launcher settings.
Applications Using Game Launcher On the Home screen, tap Settings → Advanced features → Games → Game Launcher and tap the switch to activate it. Game Launcher will be added to the Home screen. When you deactivate the feature, Game Launcher will be removed from the Home screen.
Applications Using Game Tools You can set the Game Tools icon to be displayed as a floating icon on game screens. On the Home screen, tap Settings → Advanced features → Games → Game Tools and tap the switch to activate it. While playing a game, tap to display the game tools.
Applications S Planner Introduction Manage your schedule by entering upcoming events or tasks in your planner. Creating events Tap S Planner on the Home screen. or double-tap a date. If the date already has saved events or tasks in it, tap the date and tap Enter event details.
When running this app for the first time or restart it after performing a data reset, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. Tap Samsung → S Health on the Home screen. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
Using S Health You can view the key information from S Health menus and trackers to monitor your wellness and fitness. Tap Samsung → S Health on the Home screen. Goals and programmes Trackers To add trackers, goals, or programmes to the S Health screen, tap MORE → Manage items, and then select items under the TRACKERS, GOALS, or PROGRAMS tab.
When launching S Voice for the first time, tap START and set your own wake-up command. To change the wake-up command, open the Home screen and tap Samsung → S Voice. → Voice wake-up → Change wake-up command → START, and then follow Then, tap the on-screen instructions.
The device may not recognise your commands or may perform unwanted commands depending on your surroundings or how you speak. Setting the language On the Home screen, tap Samsung → S Voice → → Language, and then select a language.
On the S Assistant screen, tap LIFE SERVICES and select a service to use. Samsung Milk Music Listen to music stored on your device and stream online music from Samsung Milk, the music service provided by Samsung. Tap Samsung Milk Music on the Home screen.
Applications Playing music Tap MY MUSIC or RECOMMENDED, select a category, and then select a song to play. Tap the album image at the bottom of the screen to open the music player screen. Access additional options. Activate the UHQ (Ultra High Quality) Upscaler feature.