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GT-I7500L
P O R T A B L E
Q u a d - B A N D
M O B I L E
P H O N E
User Manual
Please read this manual before operating your
phone, and keep it for future reference.
BMC_I7500L_UG_EN_11252009_D5

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    GT-I7500L P O R T A B L E Q u a d - B A N D M O B I L E P H O N E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your phone, and keep it for future reference. BMC_I7500L_UG_EN_11252009_D5...

  • Page 2: Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating thereto (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, provincial laws, and international treaty provisions.

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    CORPORATION DELAWARE. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

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    In addition, Samsung shall not be liable for any damages of any kind resulting from the purchase or use of the product or arising from the breach of the express warranty,...

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    (including, via cable, Bluetooth® or otherwise) of such content may be an infringement of privacy or copyright law. Neither Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. nor any of its affiliates shall be liable or responsible for any data or content disclosed, reproduced, downloaded or distributed by the user of this equipment.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    contents introducing your device ...3 Unpack ...3 Device layout ...4 Keys ...5 Icons ...6 getting started with your device ...8 Assemble and prepare your mobile device ...8 Turn your device on and off ...13 Use the touch screen ...14 Get to know the Home screen ...16 Access applications ...17 Customize your device ...18 Enter text ...19...

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    communication ...24 Calls ... 24 Text and multimedia messages ... 28 Gmail™ ... 29 Email messages ... 30 Google Talk™ ... 32 media ...33 Supported file formats ... 33 Music ... 34 Videos ... 35 Camera ... 36 Gallery ... 37 YouTube™...

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    SD card & phone storage ... 62 Date & time ... 62 Locale & text ... 62 About phone ... 63 troubleshooting ...64 health and safety information ...68 Getting the Most Out of Your Reception ... 68 Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to Your Phone 70 Caring for the Battery ...

  • Page 9: Instructional Icons

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

  • Page 10: Copyright Information

    → Followed by—the order of options or menus you must select to perform a step; for example: Select Messaging → New message (represents Messaging, followed by New message) Square brackets—device keys; for example: [ ] (represents the Power key) Copyright information Rights to all technologies and products that comprise this device are the property of their respective owners:...

  • Page 11: Introducing Your Device

    • Travel adapter (charger) • User manual The items supplied with your device may vary 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 12: Device Layout

    Device layout The front of your device includes the following keys and features: Earpiece Volume key Confirm key Menu key Dial key The rear of your device includes the following keys and features: Multifunction jack Microphone Proximity sensor for recording videos Camera lens Touch screen...

  • Page 13: Keys

    Keys Function Open a list of options available on the Menu current screen Scroll through applications or menu Navigation options Confirm Confirm your selection or input Back Return to the previous screen Open the Home screen; Open the list of Home recent programs (press and hold) Make or answer a call;...

  • Page 14: Icons

    Icons Learn about the icons that appear on your screen. Icon Definition Signal strength GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected Roaming (outside of normal service area) GPS activated More status icons are available (touch the icon to see them) Call in progress Missed call...

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    Icon Definition Silent mode activated Music playback in progress Wireless functions disabled Battery power level Alarm activated...

  • Page 16: Getting Started With Your Device

    Assemble and prepare your mobile getting started device Get started by assembling and setting up your mobile with your device device for its first use. Install the SIM card and battery When you subscribe to a cellular service, you will receive a Learn about basics to start using your device.

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    To install the SIM card and battery, 1. Remove the battery cover. If the device is on, turn it off. p. 13 2. Insert the SIM card. • Place the SIM card in the device with the gold- coloured contacts facing down. •...

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    3. Insert the battery. 4. Replace the battery cover. Charge the battery Before using the device for the first time, you must charge the battery. 1. Open the cover to the multifunction jack on the top of the device. 2. Plug the small end of the travel adapter into the multifunction jack.

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    Improperly connecting the travel adapter can cause serious damage to the device. Any damages by misuse are not covered by the warranty. 3. Plug the large end of the travel adapter into a power outlet. 4. When the battery is fully charged (the longer moving), unplug the travel adapter from the power outlet.

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    2. Unlock the memory card holder. 3. Lift the memory card holder and insert a memory card as shown. 4. Close the memory card holder. 5. Lock the memory card holder. 6. Replace the battery cover.

  • Page 21: Turn Your Device On And Off

    Removing a memory card Before removing a memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. 1. Open the application list ( p. 17) and select Settings SD card & phone storage → Unmount SD card under External SD card. 2. Remove the battery cover. 3.

  • Page 22: Use The Touch Screen

    Disable wireless functions By disabling your device’s wireless functions, you can use your device’s non-network services in areas where wireless devices are prohibited, such as aeroplanes and hospitals. To disable wireless functions, open the application list ( p. 17), select Settings → Wireless controls → Airplane mode.

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    You can open a list of available options by touching and holding an item. • Drag your finger up or down to scroll through vertical lists. • Drag your finger left or right to scroll through horizontal lists.

  • Page 24: Get To Know The Home Screen

    Get to know the Home screen When your device turns on, the Home screen appears. From this screen, you can access various features and status information. Status bar Application tab * Your Home screen may appear different from the screen in the user manual.

  • Page 25: Access Applications

    • Folders: Create a new folder or add folders for your contacts. • Wallpapers: Set a background image. Move items on the Home screen 1. Touch and hold an item to move. 2. Drag the item to the location you want when the item is magnified.

  • Page 26: Customize Your Device

    To access recent applications, 1. Press and hold the Home key to open the list of applications you have accessed recently. 2. Select an application to access. Customize your device Get more from your device by customizing it to match your preferences.

  • Page 27: Enter Text

    Set an unlock pattern You can set an unlock pattern to prevent unauthorized people from using the device without your permission. 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Settings → Security & location → Set unlock pattern.

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    Icon Function Insert a space • To hide the Android keyboard, press [ • Touch and hold keyboard settings to change the keyboard settings. • You can change the keyboard type if you have more than one keyboard downloaded from the web. Touch and hold Method →...

  • Page 29: Download Applications From Android Market

    Download applications from Android Market Android Market provides you an easy and quick way to shop for games and mobile applications. Based on the Android platform, your device’s functionality can be extended by installing additional applications. Your device will save user files from downloaded applications to the moviNAND™...

  • Page 30: Download Files From The Web

    Download files from the web When you download files or web applications from the web, your device stores them in a memory card. For checking supported file formats, see “Supported file formats.” Files you download from the web can include viruses that will damage your device.

  • Page 31: Synchronize Data

    Synchronize data You can synchronize data (Google messages, calendar, and contacts) with the Google web server and back up or restore your data. Once the synchronization is completed, your device stays connected to the web. If any change is made on the web, the updated information will appear on your device and automatically will begin synchronization, and vice versa.

  • Page 32: Communication

    communication Learn basics to make and answer calls, and to send and receive many types of messages over cellular networks and Calls Learn to make or answer calls and use call functions. When you put your device close to your ear during a call, your device automatically locks the touch screen to prevent accidental inputs.

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    Answer a call 1. When a call comes in, press [ If the supplied headset is connected to your device, you can press the headset button. 2. To end the call, press [ Adjust the volume To adjust the volume during a call, press the Volume key up or down.

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    Call an international number 1. From the Home screen, press [ recent numbers. 2. Select Dialer. 3. Touch and hold 0 to insert the + character. 4. Enter the complete number you want to dial (country code, area code, and phone number), and then press ] to dial.

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    Answer a second call If your network supports this function, you can answer a second incoming call: 1. Press [ ] to answer the second call. The first call is automatically placed on hold. 2. Press [ ] → Swap calls to switch between the calls. Make a multiparty call (conference call) 1.

  • Page 36: Text And Multimedia Messages

    Text and multimedia messages Use the messaging functions. For instructions on entering text, see "Enter text." p. 19 Send a text message 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Messaging → New message. 2. Select the recipient field. 3.

  • Page 37: Gmail

    View text or multimedia messages 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Messaging. 2. Select a text or multimedia message from the message thread list. 3. For a multimedia message, select attachment. Gmail™ You can retrieve new email messages from Gmail to your Inbox.

  • Page 38: Email Messages

    Add a star to a message 1. From the Inbox screen, touch and hold a message. 2. Select Add star. The star icon next to the message is activated. Filter messages 1. From the Inbox screen, press [ 2. Select the label of the messages you want to view. Send an email message 1.

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    View email messages When you open an email account, you can view previously retrieved emails offline or connect to the email server to view new messages. After you retrieve email messages, you can view them offline. 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Email →...

  • Page 40: Google Talk

    Google Talk™ Learn to send instant messages to your friends or family via Google Talk. Start a chat 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Google Talk. The Friends list shows all of your messenger contacts at a glance, divided into Available, Away, Busy, and Offline categories.

  • Page 41: Media

    media Learn to use the media applications on your device: Music, Videos, Camera, Gallery, and YouTube. Supported file formats Your device supports the following file formats: File type Extension Audio .arm, .mp3, .mid, .ogg, .wav, .imy, .ota, .rtttl Video .3gp, .mp4 Image .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .png File type...

  • Page 42: Music

    Music Learn how to listen to music via the music player. Add music files to your device Start by adding files to your device or memory card: • Download from the wireless web. • Copy to your memory card. Copy music files to a memory card 1.

  • Page 43: Videos

    Create a playlist 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Music. 2. Select a category → a music file. 3. Press [ Add to playlist New. → → 4. Enter a title for the new playlist and select Save. 5.

  • Page 44: Camera

    Camera Learn the basics to capture and view photos and videos. To use the camera, you must first insert a memory card. Capture photos 1. Press and hold the Camera key to turn on the camera. 2. Rotate the device counter-clockwise to landscape view. 3.

  • Page 45: Gallery

    • Select flash: Turn on or off the flash, or use the auto flash feature. • Select default storage: Select a memory location to store new photos or videos. Gallery Learn to manage all your photo and video files from the Gallery.

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    Open a video 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Gallery. 2. Select a video folder → a video file. Videos you have captured are saved in Camera videos. 3. Control playback using the following icons and keys: Icon/Key Function Pause or resume playback...

  • Page 47: Youtube

    YouTube™ YouTube is a free online video streaming service. Learn to view and share videos via YouTube. Watch videos 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select YouTube. 2. Select a video from the list of the featured videos. You can also select a video category by pressing [ →...

  • Page 48: Personal Productivity

    personal productivity Learn to manage contacts and schedule calendar events. Your contacts and calendar are synchronized with the Google Contacts Learn to use contact cards and groups to store personal information, such as names, phone numbers, and addresses. Create a contact To create a contact from the dialer screen, 1.

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    To create a contact from the contact list, 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Contacts. 2. Press [ ] → New contact. 3. Enter contact information. To add a caller ID image, press [ 4. When you are finished, select Done to add the contact card.

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    Set up a favourite contact list You can set contacts as your favourites and manage them separately from your regular contacts. Start with adding contacts to the favourite list. 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Contacts. 2.

  • Page 51: Calendar

    Calendar Use the calendar to keep track of your monthly, weekly, daily schedule. Change the calendar view 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Calendar. The calendar opens in month view. 2. Press [ ] → a view option: •...

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    3. Complete the fields and adjust the settings for your event. In the Calendar field, select a calendar to display (if you have more than one). In the Reminders field, set a reminder time before the event starts. To add reminder alarms for the event, press [ ] →...

  • Page 53: Web

    Learn to connect to the wireless web with the built-in web browser. Learn to use Google Search and Google Maps. Browser Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages. • You may incur additional charges for accessing the web and downloading media. •...

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    2. Access a web page: • Press [ ] → Bookmarks → a bookmark. ] → Bookmarks, scroll to the Most • Press [ visited or History tab, and select a web page. • Press [ ] → Go enter a web address 3.

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    Search for text on a web page 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Browser. 2. Press [ ] → More → Find on page. 3. Enter a keyword in the search field. The web page will highlight the text that matches your input.

  • Page 56: Google Search

    Google Search You can search for information from websites by using the Google Search service. The Google Search bar is added to your Home screen by default. 1. From the Home screen, select the Google Search bar. 2. Enter a keyword and select You are connected to the Google website.

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    3. Use one of the following methods: • Enter the address. • Enter the category of the business. • Select an address you have visited from the drop- down menu. 4. Select Get directions to a specific destination 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Google Maps.

  • Page 58: Tools

    tools Learn how to work with your mobile device’s tools and additional applications. Bluetooth Learn about your device’s ability to connect to other wireless devices for using hands-free features. Turn on the Bluetooth wireless feature 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Settings →...

  • Page 59: Wi-fi

    2. Select a device from the Bluetooth device list. 3. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and select Done. When the owner of the other device enters the same PIN or accepts the connection, pairing is complete.

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    Activate and connect to a WLAN 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Settings → Wireless controls → Wi-Fi. Your device detects and indicates the presence of available WLAN networks. 2. Select Wi-Fi settings. 3. Select a network under Wi-Fi networks. 4.

  • Page 61: Alarm Clock

    Alarm Clock Learn to set and control alarms for important events. Set a new alarm 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Alarm Clock. 2. Press [ ] → Add alarm. 3. Select Turn on alarm. 4.

  • Page 62: Calculator

    Calculator Learn to perform mathematical operations. 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Calculator. 2. Use the keys that correspond to the calculator to perform basic mathematical operations. To use the advanced operators, press [ Advanced panel →...

  • Page 63: Settings

    settings Learn about your device settings. To access your device settings, 1. From the Home screen, open the application list and select Settings. 2. Select a category (Wireless controls, Call settings, Sound & display, Data synchronization, Security & location, Applications, SD card & phone storage, Date &...

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    Wi-Fi settings • Wi-Fi: Turn the WLAN feature on or off. • Network notification: Set the device to notify you when an open network is available. • Add Wi-Fi network: Add WLAN networks. Bluetooth Turn the Bluetooth wireless feature on or off. Bluetooth settings •...

  • Page 65: Call Settings

    Call settings Change the settings for call functions. Voicemail Change the voice mail number. Call forwarding Divert incoming calls to another number. When you divert calls, you must specify a receiving number or delay time for diverted calls. Additional call settings •...

  • Page 66: Sound & Display

    Sound & display Change the settings for various sounds on your device and for the display. Silent mode Activate silent mode to mute all sounds. Ringer volume Set the default volume of the call ringtone and notifications. Media volume Set the default volume for music and videos. Phone ringtone Select a ringtone to alert you to incoming calls.

  • Page 67: Data Synchronization

    Audible selection Set the device to sound when you select an application or option on the touch screen. SD card notifications Set the device to sound when a memory card is recognized. Orientation Set the screen orientation to automatically switch when rotating the device.

  • Page 68: Security & Location

    Security & location Change the settings for securing your device and the SIM card, and GPS functionality. Use wireless networks Set the device to use wireless networking for checking locations, if supported in an application. Enable GPS satellites Enable the GPS functionality for checking locations, if supported in an application.

  • Page 69: Applications

    Visible passwords By default, the device displays your password as * for security. Set the device to display your password as you enter. Applications Change the setting for managing installed applications. Unknown sources Select to download applications from any source. If you do not select this option, you can download applications only from the Android Market.

  • Page 70: Sd Card & Phone Storage

    SD card & phone storage Check memory information of memory cards and your device and reset the device. • Total space: View the total amount of memory for the external or internal memory. • Available space: View the amount of available memory for the external or internal memory.

  • Page 71: About Phone

    About phone Access information about your device and check the device’s status. If you want to use Samsung New PC Studio, you need to deactivate the USB mass storage mode in Additional settings → Mass storage only before connecting your device to a PC.

  • Page 72: Troubleshooting

    If you are having trouble with your mobile device, try these troubleshooting procedures before contacting a service professional. While using your device, the following messages may appear: Message Try this to solve the problem: Ensure that the SIM card is installed No SIM card.

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    Your device does not show a signal (no bars next to the network icon) • If you just turned on the device, wait about 2 minutes for your device to find the network and receive a signal. • You may not be able to receive a signal in tunnels or elevators.

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    The sound quality of a call is poor • Ensure that you are not blocking the internal antenna on bottom of the device. • When you are in areas with weak signals, you may lose reception. Move to another area and try again. The battery does not charge properly or sometimes your device turns itself off while charging •...

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    You cannot find a Bluetooth-enabled device • Ensure that both devices have activated the Bluetooth wireless feature. • Ensure that the distance between the devices is within a range and that they are not separated by walls or other obstacles. •...

  • Page 76: Health And Safety Information

    health and safety information Comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous or illegal situations and ensure peak performance of your mobile Getting the Most Out of Your Reception Keeping Tabs on Signal Strength The quality of each call you make or receive depends on the signal strength in your area.

  • Page 77: Knowing Radio Frequency Safety

    power can range from 0.006 watts to 0.2 watts in digital mode. Knowing Radio Frequency Safety The design of your phone complies with updated NCRP standards described below. In 1991-92, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) joined in updating ANSI’s 1982 standard for safety levels with respect to human exposure to RF signals.

  • Page 78: Maintaining Safe Use Of And Access To Your Phone

    Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to Your Phone Failure to follow the instructions outlined may lead to serious personal injury and possible property damage. Using Your Phone While Driving Talking on your phone while driving (or operating the phone without a hands-free device) is prohibited in some jurisdictions.

  • Page 79: Following Safety Guidelines

    Following Safety Guidelines To operate your phone safely and efficiently, always follow any special regulations in a given area. Turn your phone off in areas where use is forbidden or when it may cause interference or danger. Using Your Phone Near Other Electronic Devices Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from radio frequency (RF) signals.

  • Page 80: Turning Off Your Phone Before Flying

    Turning Off Your Phone Before Flying Turn off your phone before boarding any aircraft. To prevent possible interference with aircraft systems, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations require you to have permission from a crew member to use your phone while the plane is on the ground.

  • Page 81: Caring For The Battery

    Protecting Your Battery The guidelines listed below help you get the most out of your battery’s performance. • Use only Samsung approved batteries and desktop chargers. These chargers are designed to maximize battery life. Using other batteries or chargers voids your warranty and may cause damage.

  • Page 82: Acknowledging Special Precautions And Industry Canada Notice

    • Don’t store the battery in high temperature areas for long periods of time. It’s best to follow these storage rules: Less than one month: -4º F to 140º F (-20º C to 60º C) More than one month: -4º F to 113º F (-20º C to 45º C) Disposal of Lithium Ion (LiIon) Batteries For safe disposal options of your LiIon batteries, contact your nearest service center.

  • Page 83: Specific Absorption Rates (sar) For Wireless Phones

    the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.

  • Page 84: Owner's Record

    All phones must meet the federal standard, which incorporates a substantial margin of safety. As stated above, variations in SAR values between different model phones do not mean variations in safety. SAR values at or below the federal standard of 1.6 W/kg are considered safe for use by the public.

  • Page 85: Warranty Information

    What is Covered and For How Long? SAMSUNG Electronics Canada Inc. ("SAMSUNG") warrants to the original purchaser ("Purchaser") that SAMSUNG's phones and accessories ("Products") are free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for the period commencing upon the date of...

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    (ii) any of the seals on the battery are broken or show evidence of tampering; or (iii) the battery has been used in equipment other than the SAMSUNG phone for which it is specified. What are SAMSUNG's Obligations? During the applicable...

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    Warranty, Purchaser must pay all parts, shipping, and labor charges for the repair or return of such Product. What Are the Limits On SAMSUNG's Liability? EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THE EXPRESS WARRANTY CONTAINED HEREIN, PURCHASER TAKES THE PRODUCT "AS IS,"...

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    ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN ADDITION, SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE PURCHASE, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR INABILITY TO...

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    Limited Warranty, or make additional warranties binding on SAMSUNG. Accordingly, additional statements such as dealer advertising or presentation, whether oral or written, do not constitute warranties by SAMSUNG and should not be relied upon.

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    Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. ©2009 Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. SAMSUNG is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and its related entities. No reproduction in whole or in part allowed without prior written approval. Specifications and availability subject to change without notice.

  • Page 91

    alarm clock applications downloading from Android Market, downloading from web, 22 viewing history, 22 battery charging, 10 installing, 8 low battery indicator, 11 Bluetooth activating, 50 connecting to other devices, 50 visibility setting, 51 calculator calendar changing views, 43 creating events, 43 viewing multiple calendars, 43 viewing reminders, 44 viewing today, 44...

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    email messages sending, 31 setting up accounts, 30 viewing, 31 enter text gallery Gmail Google Maps Google Search Google Talk headset home screen internet, see web browser memory card messages chatting with instant, 32 sending email, 31 sending Google message, 30 sending multimedia, 28 sending text, 28 viewing email, 31...

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    text copy and paste, 20 entering, 19 messages, 28 text messages sending, 28 viewing, 29 touch tone unlock pattern videos capturing, 36 sharing, 39 viewing, 35 volume call volume, 25 ringtone volume, 18 web browser accessing web pages, 45 adding bookmarks, 47 opening multiple pages, 46 Wi-Fi, see wireless LAN wireless LAN...

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