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  • Page 1 Explore More Details about using your device www.sprint.com © 2008 Sprint. Sprint and the logo are trademarks of Sprint. Other marks are the property of their respective owners. 6/24/08...
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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Introduction ..............1 Getting Started .
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction This introduces you to Sprint Explore More Guide Samsung Instinct . It’s divided into four sections: Getting Started Using Your Device Sprint Service Safety and Warranty Information Throughout this guide, you’ll find tips that highlight special shortcuts and timely reminders to help you make the most of your new device and service.
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Setting up service on your new device is quick and easy. necessary steps to set up and turn on your device, set up your voicemail, establish passwords, and contact Sprint for assistance with your wireless service. Setting Up Your Device Remove the battery cover.
  • Page 6 Install the battery. Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the device, making sure the connectors align (1). Gently press down to secure the battery (2). Position the battery cover (3) and firmly slide it in until you hear a click (4). Press and hold to turn the device on.
  • Page 7: Activating Your Device

    Note It is recommended that you Lock your device prior to insertion into the included Leather Carrying Case (or other related cases) so that you do not accidentally activate any device features. Once the phone is securely installed into the case, you can then unlock the device Make your first call.
  • Page 8: Setting Up Your Voicemail

    When you have finished, make a phone call to confirm your activation. Do not press during activation. Pressing Note If you are having difficulty with activation, contact Sprint Customer Service by dialing 1-888-211-4727 from any other phone. Setting Up Your Voicemail All unanswered calls to your phone are automatically transferred to your voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned off.
  • Page 9: Getting Help

    Getting Help Sprint Customer Service From Your Sprint Phone’s Dialer Press and touch Use the onscreen dial pad to enter From Any Other Phone Sprint Customer Service: Business Customer Service: Sprint 411 Sprint 411 gives you access to a variety of services and information. You can get up to three pieces of information per call, and the operator can automatically connect your call at no additional charge.
  • Page 10: Using Your Device

    Using Your Device Device Basics Your Device (page 8) Viewing the Display Screen (page 10) Turning Your Device On and Off (page 11) Using the Battery and Charger (page 12) Navigating the Device Screens (page 14) Entering Text (page 21) Your device is packed with features that simplify your life and expand your ability to stay connected to the people and information that are important to you.
  • Page 11 Your Device 1. Earpiece 2. Signal Strength Indicator 3. Main LCD (display) 4. Main Functions 5. Back Key 9. Headset Jack 10. Accessories/ Power Cable Jack 11. Volume Using Your Device: Device Basics 7. Camera Lens 6. Phone Functions Key 8.
  • Page 12: Key Functions

    Key Functions lets you hear the caller and automated prompts. Earpiece represents the signal strength by displaying bars. The more bars Signal Strength Indicator displayed, the better the signal strength. displays all of the information needed to operate your device, such as Main LCD (display) the call status, the Contacts list, the date and time, and the signal and battery strength.
  • Page 13: Viewing The Display Screen

    Speech to Action Key numbers by speaking a name or a phone number. lets you use the microSD™ card to expand the memory of your device. (See microSD Slot “microSD Card” on page 58.) Power/Lock Key While in the main menu, it returns the device to the unlock screen and cancels your input.
  • Page 14: Turning Your Device On And Off

    indicates ringer volume is set to Vibrate All. indicates Silence All mode is set. indicates battery charge level (icon shown is full). indicates battery charge level (icon shown is empty). indicates a battery alert, device will shutdown soon (~20% power remaining). indicates Bluetooth technology is active and enabled.
  • Page 15: Turning Your Device Off

    These batteries and accessories can be found at Sprint Stores or through Samsung 1-866-343-1114 to order. They’re also available at Installing the Battery See “Setting Up Your Device”...
  • Page 16: Charging The Battery

    If the battery charge is getting too low, the battery icon ( ) blinks and the device sounds a warning tone. Always use a Sprint-approved or Samsung-approved charger cable or vehicle power adapter to charge your battery. Note Your Instinct comes with a second battery and a charger for the extra battery, so you’ll always...
  • Page 17 Navigating the Device Screens The Instinct is a touch-sensitive device which allows you to not only select an onscreen option with a single touch, but also scroll through long menu lists by simply sliding up and down through the display with either a stylus or by using your fingertip. Accessing the Main Screens When the device is locked and is pressed, the Instinct...
  • Page 18: Scrolling Through Screens

    Scrolling Through Screens As you navigate through the device, options are presented onscreen as scrollable lists that allow up or down navigation. Note The One Hand Operation of the menus is set to Right Handed by default. See “Changing the One Hand Operation Setting”...
  • Page 19 From the available list of options you can either: Touch and gently press an entry to activate it. Firmly press and slide your finger up or down the screen to scroll through lists of menu items. Scrolling on your Instinct requires that your press more firmly on the screen than the gentle press required to open menu items.
  • Page 20 Selecting Items As you navigate through the screens, you can select any option by pressing it with either your fingertip or a stylus. For example, to view your text messages: Press and touch Main displayed.) Displaying the Status Bar This drop-down screen provides some quick device reference information such as: Date, Signal Strength, Ringer Status, Battery Charge Status, Power Vision status, as well as new messages and emails.
  • Page 21 Changing the One Hand Operation Setting The Instinct allows you to configure the Power Search tab on screens such as those that display your Contacts entries or your music list, to be on either the right or left of the screen. As an example, when the the right side of the screen (shown in the image on page 19) and Contacts entries are then selected by pressing their name fields along the left side of the LCD.
  • Page 22 Scrolling Through Field Entries There are several pages where you’ll be asked to make a field selection and then enter a value by either touching the up/down selection arrows or quickly sliding through these values by using either your fingertip or a stylus. One such example can be found within the Alarm page.
  • Page 23 Detaching Entries The Instinct allows you to detach an entry from a list and then either move its location (within that same list) or drag it into the Trash Bin for deletion. From a screen containing entries, touch and hold an entry. You will notice that it turns a lighter blue as it detaches from the list.
  • Page 24: Entering Text

    Backing Up Within a Menu To go to the previous menu: Press Note There might be cases where pressing this button will not exit the current menu. In these cases, try pressing another Functions menu button to “release” the current activity. For example, if you are in the dialer and pressing To return to the unlock screen: Press...
  • Page 25: Entering Text Using Abc Mode

    Touch one of the following options: to enter alphabetic characters (both uppercase and lowercase) using the keyboard. to enter numbers or symbols with the keyboard. (See page 22.) 123 !@# When entering text, touch Caps to change letter capitalization (ABC or abc). Entering Text Using ABC Mode Touch the button at the bottom right of the onscreen keyboard.
  • Page 26: Phone

    Phone Displaying Your Phone Number (page 23) Making and Answering Calls (page 23) Displaying Your Phone Number Press and touch Main > Settings > General > Phone Information and other information about your device and account will be displayed.) Making and Answering Calls Making Calls Placing a call from your device is as easy as making a call from any landline phone.
  • Page 27: Answering Calls

    Answering Calls To answer a call while the device is active: Make sure your device is on. (If your device is off, incoming calls go to voicemail.) Touch to answer an incoming call. Answer Other options include: to mute the ringer. Silent (touch and slide to the right) to send the call to your Ignore...
  • Page 28: Calling Emergency Numbers

    To answer a call while the device is locked: When the device is locked, neither the screen nor side buttons are active. This prevents accidental activation of a device feature or screen. When you receive an incoming call, your screen illuminates and indicates the Caller ID information.
  • Page 29: In-call Options

    In-Call Options To select an in-call option, touch the corresponding onscreen button. The following options may be available: to toggle the onboard microphone’s mute state (on/off). Mute Unmute Touch during a call to mute the microphone. Mute Touch to unmute the microphone. Unmute to route the device’s audio through the speaker or through the earpiece.
  • Page 30: End-of-call Options

    End-of-Call Options After you receive or make a call, the device provides you with three end-of-call options: to dial the last outgoing or received phone number. Redial to store the current phone number into your Contacts list. Save Note If the current number has already been stored to your Contacts list, Save is replaced with Contacts.
  • Page 31: Settings

    Settings Sound Settings (page 28) Display Settings (page 30) Touch Settings (page 31) Location Settings (page 32) Favorites (page 33) You can customize your device to sound, look, and operate just the way you want it to. describes how to change your device’s settings to best suit your needs. Take a few moments to review these options and to adjust or add settings that are right for you.
  • Page 32: Volume Settings

    Scroll through the list of available ringers. Touch to play a sample of a highlighted ringer. Touch a sound name to assign it. Activating Voice Notification This feature will call out a phone number instead of using your assigned ringer. Press and touch Main...
  • Page 33: Silence All

    Adjusting Other Volume Settings Press and touch Touch and drag the corresponding sliders left or right to turn the feature either Choose from: Touch Vibrate Once you are done, press Silence All Activating Silence All allows you to mute all sounds without turning your device off. Press and hold the volume key down until To deactivate Silence All: Press and hold the volume key up repeatedly to select a new volume level.
  • Page 34: Touch Settings

    Background Choose what you see on the screen while powering on or off and when in the unlock screen. Press and touch Main Touch the Background field. Choose a source for your new image by touching the corresponding onscreen button. (A list of available images will be displayed.) Choose from: Take Picture...
  • Page 35: Screen Calibration

    Press and touch Touch and drag the slider left or right to adjust the sensitivity level. Touch the onscreen Once you are done, touch Screen Calibration Use this menu to re-align the screen’s touch accuracy. This should only be done if the device does not appear to be responding properly to onscreen touches.
  • Page 36 To enable your device’s Location feature: Press and touch Main Touch and move the Location slider to Move the Location slider to Once you are done, press Favorites Your device offers you the option of assigning up to 12 shortcuts to favorite or often-used functions.
  • Page 37: Security

    Security Using the Lock Feature (page 34) Resetting Your Device’s Settings (page 35) Resetting Your Device (page 35) By using the security settings on your device, you receive peace of mind without sacrificing flexibility. section will familiarize you with your device’s security settings. With several options available, you can customize your device to meet your personal needs.
  • Page 38: Changing The Lock Code

    Changing the Lock Code Press and touch Main Use the onscreen dial pad to enter your new lock code and touch Re-enter your new lock code and touch Resetting Your Device’s Settings Resetting the device restores all of the factory defaults, including the ringer types and display settings.
  • Page 39: History

    History Viewing History (page 36) History Options (page 37) Making a Call From History (page 38) Saving a Phone Number From History (page 39) History keeps track of incoming calls, outgoing calls, and missed calls. through accessing and making the most of your History. Viewing History History is a list of up to 240 (80 incoming, 80 outgoing, and 80 missed) phone numbers (or Contacts entries) for calls you placed, accepted, or missed.
  • Page 40: History Options

    To view History: Press and touch History Scroll through the list to locate specific calls. Note History records only calls that occur while the device is turned on. If a call is received while your device is turned off, it will not be included in the device’s history. If you return a call from the voicemail menu, it will not be included in your device’s history.
  • Page 41: Making A Call From History

    If the entry has been previously entered into your Contacts list, touching reveals the following options: Caller’s name (if the number is already in your Contacts). ) lets you either edit Edit Entry the number (if already in your Contacts list) or create a new entry. Send New Text Message send a text message to the entry.
  • Page 42: Saving A Phone Number From History

    Saving a Phone Number From History Saving a New Number from History Press and touch History Touch Touch Save Follow the onscreen prompts to save the new entry. Touch to save the new entry. Done Note You cannot save phone numbers already in your Contacts or from calls identified as No ID or Restricted .
  • Page 43: Contacts

    Contacts Adding a New Contacts Entry (page 40) Saving a Phone Number (page 42) Finding a Contacts Entry and Making a Call (page 43) Contacts Entry Options (page 44) Deleting Contacts Entries (page 46) Assigning Speed Dial Entries (page 46) Assigning a Ringer Type to an Entry (page 48) Sprint Mobile Sync (page 49) Your device’s Contacts list helps you stay in touch with family, friends, and colleagues by keeping track of all...
  • Page 44 Use your fingertip to scroll up and down the screen and touch any of the remaining fields to update their information and press to assign a picture to the entry. Choose an option to select a picture: <image icon> to use the camera to take a new picture and assign it to this entry. Take Picture ●...
  • Page 45: Saving A Phone Number

    Saving a Phone Number To save a number from the unlock screen: Press to unlock your device. Press and touch Enter a number and touch Touch either New Contact Touch a label ( Mobile Touch the Enter Name Touch to store the new name. Done Enter information into any of the other desired fields by using the keyboard/dial pad.
  • Page 46 To save a number from the History screen: Press and touch History Touch adjacent to an entry. Touch Save Follow the onscreen prompts to save the number. Touch Done to save the new entry. Finding a Contacts Entry and Making a Call You can find a Contacts entry in the alphabetical listing of the names in your Contacts.
  • Page 47: Contacts Entry Options

    Contacts Entry Options To access the Contacts entry's options page: Press and touch Touch an entry to display its available options page where you can edit the Contacts entry, send a new text message, view specific calling history or share information via Bluetooth.
  • Page 48 Reviewing a Contacts’ Calling History From the options page, touch the contact’s text messages made and received from this entry. This history list is specific to this entry and includes calls and text messages to and from all phone numbers used by this entry. Sending Contact Information via Bluetooth Prior to using this feature, Bluetooth must first be enabled ( and Off”...
  • Page 49: Deleting Contacts Entries

    Deleting Contacts Entries To delete selected Contacts entries: Press and touch Touch ( to open the Delete menu. Touch any Contacts entries you wish to delete. Selected entries are highlighted in blue. Touch and drag Delete Selected Note Individual entries can also be deleted by touching and holding it until it detaches from the list, dragging it over the Delete icon, and then lifting your finger off the screen to release it into the Trash Bin.
  • Page 50 Touch the name of a Contacts entry. page then displays a list of available Contacts entries from which Assign a Speed Dial you can then select a desired phone number. Touch to select a phone number and assign it to an available location on the Speed Dial list.
  • Page 51: Assigning A Ringer Type To An Entry

    Assigning a Ringer Type to an Entry Assign a ringer type to a Contacts entry so you can identify the caller by the ringer type. (See “Ringer Types” on page 28.) Press and touch Touch an entry and touch Scroll through the page by sliding your finger up and down on the screen until you locate the Set Ringer Touch the entry within the...
  • Page 52: Sprint Mobile Sync

    Sprint Mobile Sync All of your contacts can be added and edited online using the Sprint Mobile Sync service. With Sprint Mobile Sync you can: Synchronize and back up your contacts. Save all the contacts information from your device in a secure location and automatically synchronize new information from the computer to the device and from the device to the computer.
  • Page 53: Calendar

    Calendar Adding an Event to the Calendar (page 50) Event Alert Menu (page 52) Your device is equipped with several personal information management features that help you manage This section shows you how to use these features to turn your device into a your busy lifestyle.
  • Page 54 Assign an hour and minute by either: Scrolling through both reels (hour and minute) by sliding your finger up and down on the screen. – or – Touching the arrows above or below each field. Touching and holding down on the arrows (up or down) increases the speed at which the numbers scroll through each reel.
  • Page 55: Event Alert Menu

    Event Alert Menu When your device is turned on and you have an event alarm scheduled, your device alerts you and displays the event summary. By default, the alarm will sound ten minutes before the event, and then again on the event. There are several ways your device alerts you to scheduled events: By playing the assigned ringer type.
  • Page 56: Speech To Action

    Speech to Action Running the Tutorial (page 53) Making a Call (page 54) Sending a Message (page 55) Launching an Application (page 57) Speech to Action Settings (page 57) Your device’s Speech to Action feature lets you place calls using your voice directly from your device. section includes easy-to-follow instructions for using voice-activated dialing.
  • Page 57: Making A Call

    Making a Call Calling Contacts Entries Press on the side of your device. You will hear a prompt. Say “ ” followed by the name and the label for the phone number you wish to call. For Call example, say “ Call John Mobile “...
  • Page 58: Sending A Message

    If the correct number is repeated, say “ If the number is not recognized, the device will play the message “ If the announced number is not correct, either say “ correct number is announced, say “ Speak naturally and clearly and remember to speak one digit at a time—1-800 should be pronounced “One Eight Zero Zero.”...
  • Page 59 To send a Picture Mail message: Press Say “ .” Send Picture to Say the name or phone number of the recipient. For example, say “ “ ” The entry information for the specified contact is displayed. 9725551212. If the device did not properly recognize the command, it prompts you with “ ”...
  • Page 60: Launching An Application

    Launching an Application Open an application or access a menu by saying “ application or menu. To see a list of possible choices: Press Say “ ” A list of valid destinations is displayed and you are prompted with “ Go To.
  • Page 61: Microsd Card

    microSD Card Using Your Device’s microSD Card and Adapter (page 58) Accessing the microSD Card via Computer (page 60) Connecting Your Device to Your Computer (page 61) Your device lets you use a microSD secure digital card enables you to exchange images, music, and data between SD-compatible devices.
  • Page 62: Removing The Microsd Card

    Removing the microSD Card If you need to remove the microSD card for any reason, such as to transfer images to another device or replace the card, follow these instructions. For details about installation, please see on the CD. User Guide Flip up the microSD plastic cover on the right side of the device.
  • Page 63: Accessing The Microsd Card Via Computer

    Accessing the microSD Card via Computer The microSD card can be accessed via the Sprint Media Manager™ or directly via your computer (see “Connecting Your Device to Your Computer” on page 61). Sprint Media Manager your multimedia files (music, pictures and videos), create playlists, and quickly access the Sprint Music Store.
  • Page 64: Connecting Your Device To Your Computer

    Connecting Your Device to Your Computer Before using your device’s mass storage capabilities, you must first install the USB driver to your computer from the CD-ROM that came with your device. Connect one end of the included USB cable to an available USB port on your computer.
  • Page 65: Formatting The Microsd Card

    Transferring Data Directly to the microSD The microSD card can be accessed and used just as easily as any other communicating storage device. From your Desktop, double-click and files available on the internal microSD card. Open a folder and begin the transfer process of files from your computer to the microSD card’s target folder.
  • Page 66: Important Connection Information

    Note The formatting procedure erases all the data on the microSD card, after which the files CANNOT be retrieved. To prevent the loss of important data, please check the contents before you format the card. Note When a formatted card is inserted into (or detected by) the Instinct, the four default folders will be created.
  • Page 67: Transferring Content To Your Device

    Transferring Content to Your Device Transferring Contacts (page 64) Transferring Music, Pictures, and Videos (page 66) Transferring Other Previously Purchased Content (page 68) Transfer contact information, music, pictures, videos, and other previously purchased content such as ringers from your old phone to your Instinct. Transferring Contacts All of your contacts from your old phone can be transferred to your device: —...
  • Page 68 Transfer Contacts With Bluetooth To set up your old phone and the Instinct to transfer contacts: Turn on your old phone and then activate the Instinct. Activate Bluetooth on your old phone and set visibility to Press and touch Main device.
  • Page 69 To turn Bluetooth off: Press and touch Touch and drag the slider to the To return to the Main Functions Where you purchased the Instinct, Sprint store associates can quickly and easily transfer your contacts for you. Transferring Music, Pictures, and Videos There are two ways you can transfer music and videos you have previously purchased to your device.
  • Page 70 (Wait for the connection to be completed. When connected, your computer will automatically detect your device.) Enter your email address and phone name (Samsung Instinct™). From the Media Manager application, click . (You can download all of the songs by touching...
  • Page 71 To manage and transfer your playlist: From the Add Media dialogue, select From the left pane, create a media playlist for each media type (music, photos, videos). Drag the playlists to the right pane. Click Transfer Now Transferring Other Previously Purchased Content You can transfer content which you have previously purchased from Sprint for your old phone, such as ringers, directly to your device using My Content Manager.
  • Page 72: Camera

    Camera Taking Pictures (page 69) Recording Videos (page 72) Your device’s built-in camera gives you the ability to take full-color digital pictures, view your pictures using the device’s display, and instantly send them to family and friends. traditional point-and-click camera: just take a picture, view it on your device’s display, and send it from your device to up to 10 people.
  • Page 73 Note Image and video files can only be saved in the DCIM folder of the microSD card. Data can not be saved onto the device’s memory. Take a few minutes to get familiarized with the layout of the Camera screen. Pictures Remaining Using the My Photo Folder...
  • Page 74 Thumbnail View Activate Camera Launch Switch to Slideshow Filmstrip View Touch one of the available options: Delete ) to delete the active file. ) to send the picture via Bluetooth. This method can also be used Send via Bluetooth to print the picture using a Bluetooth-enabled printer (see page 78). (You can also send pictures using Sprint Picture Mail.
  • Page 75: Recording Videos

    Recording Videos In addition to taking pictures, you can also record, view, and send videos to your friends and family with your device’s built-in video camera. Press and hold Using the device’s main display screen as a viewfinder, aim the camera lens at your subject.
  • Page 76 Display Image Recording Time Remaining Touch to return to the My Photo folder and view available multimedia file options: Delete ) to delete either selected files or all files from the My Photo folder. ) to display a slideshow sequence of the current image/videos found Play Slideshow in the My Phone folder.
  • Page 77: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Turning Bluetooth On and Off (page 74) Using the Bluetooth Settings Menu (page 75) Pairing Bluetooth Devices (page 76) Sending Data via Bluetooth (page 77) Your device features built-in Bluetooth technology, allowing you to share information more easily than ever Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that allows you to connect before.
  • Page 78: Using The Bluetooth Settings Menu

    Bluetooth Status Indicators The following icons show your Bluetooth connection status at a glance: – Bluetooth is active (default status) – Bluetooth is paired to a headset – Bluetooth is active but having problems connecting to its paired device – Bluetooth is actively transmitting or receiving data –...
  • Page 79: Pairing Bluetooth Devices

    Press and hold Enter a new descriptive name for your device and touch Viewing Information for Available Devices You can review detailed information for any available devices. Press and touch Touch the properties button ( Touch to return to the previous listing. Done Pairing Bluetooth Devices Paired Devices...
  • Page 80: Sending Data Via Bluetooth

    Scroll down the list and touch a device name to begin the pairing process. Enter the passkey (PIN) for the external device and touch Once the recipient enters the passkey/passcode for your Instinct, the pairing will be complete. Note Due to different specifications and features of other Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and operations may be different, and functions such as transfer or exchange may not be possible with all Bluetooth-compatible devices.
  • Page 81 Touch an entry and touch Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth-capable phones appear in the list with a phone icon.) From the list of Found Devices, touch the name field and touch information to this recipient. Do not touch start a new search for Bluetooth devices. The recipient must select whether to accept or reject the incoming transfer.
  • Page 82: Sprint Services

    Sprint Service Features: The Basics Visual Voicemail (page 79) Text Messaging (SMS) (page 84) Sprint Picture Mail (page 86) Now that you’ve explored your device’s fundamentals, it’s time to learn about the calling features that This section outlines your basic Sprint service features. enhance your Sprint service.
  • Page 83: Setting Up Your Visual Voicemail

    Setting Up Your Visual Voicemail All unanswered calls to your device are automatically transferred to your voicemail, even if your device is in use or turned off. Therefore, you will want to set up your Sprint Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as your device is activated. Press and touch Touch...
  • Page 84 lets you reply to the current voicemail or forward it to anyone with either an Re/Fwd email or phone number. This allows you to send this voicemail message to several recipients at the same time. Note Voicemail Passcode If you are concerned about unauthorized access to your voicemail account, Sprint recommends that you enable your voicemail passcode.
  • Page 85: Voicemail Notification

    Voicemail Notification There are several ways your device alerts you to a new message: By displaying a message on the screen. By sounding the assigned ringer type. By displaying at the top of your screen. When you have a missed call or receive a new message (such as Voicemail, Text or Picture), your device alerts you and displays a either new messages (Text and Picture) or missed calls.
  • Page 86: Retrieving Your Voicemail Messages

    To call your voicemail: Press and touch Main Touch an entry from the list of available voicemails to quickly access your voicemail and only playback the selected message. To display your Missed Log: Press and touch History Touch the entry’s phone number to dial it. Note When you are roaming off the Sprint National Network, you may not receive notification of new voicemail messages.
  • Page 87: Composing Text Messages

    Using Another Phone to Access Messages Dial your wireless phone number. When your voicemail answers, press Enter your passcode. User Guide Note Consult the visual voicemail. Text Messaging (SMS) With Text Messaging, you can send and receive instant text messages between your wireless device and another messaging-ready device.
  • Page 88: Accessing Text Messages

    Touch to save your text and return to your message. Done Add more recipients by touching Review your message and touch Accessing Text Messages To read a text message: When you receive a text message, an announcement tone sounds and a displayed on the screen.
  • Page 89: Sprint Picture Mail

    Deleting Messages To delete all messages: Press and touch Touch ( to open the Delete menu. Touch Delete All > Delete To delete selected messages: Press and touch Touch ( to open the Delete menu. Touch Delete Some Touch any messages you wish to delete. Selected messages are highlighted in blue. Touch and drag the Sprint Picture Mail Sprint Picture Mail lets you instantly send pictures and videos from your device to wireless...
  • Page 90 Sending Sprint Picture Mail From Messaging Press and touch Main Touch to compose a new picture message. Select the contact entry method you prefer by touching an associated option: to select a recipient from a list of recently sent messages. Recent List to select a recipient from your Contacts (qualifying Contacts entries must Contacts...
  • Page 91: Web And Data: Sprint Power Vision

    Web and Data: Sprint Power Vision Web Access (page 88) Live Search (page 94) Email (page 94) Sprint Power Vision offers easy and amazing data services you will really use. including portable Web access, messaging, TV, music, games, downloadable ringers and screen savers, and portable Web access –...
  • Page 92: Data Connection Status And Indicators

    Note The default view for the browser window is to show only the left pane (Magnification.) Touching allows you to also view the Navigation and Toolbar panes. To reset the view, touch Data Connection Status and Indicators Your device displays the current status of your data connection through indicators at the top of the screen.
  • Page 93 Touch to switch the views from either Full screen or Normal view. The Magnification will remain onscreen regardless of the current view. Scrolling Through a Web Page As with other menu and list items on your device, scrolling is a simple matter of sliding your finger up or down through the page.
  • Page 94: Using The Web Toolbar

    To see the Navigation toolbar (and its associated buttons) you must be in the Normal viewing mode. See “Using the Full Screen View” on page 89. Note is also used for deleting text (like a BACKSPACE key) when you are entering text. Going Home Touch To see the Navigation toolbar (and its associated buttons) you must be in the Normal viewing...
  • Page 95 lets you change the viewing mode of the current web page between Change Mode icon Mobile Mode (screen is configured for viewing using standard mobile phone parameters) and Standard Mode (mimics how the page would appear on via a monitor). This default view mode is set from within Quick Navigation View icon current web page from a “birds-eye”...
  • Page 96: Creating A Bookmark

    Creating a Bookmark Bookmarks allow you to store the address of your favorite Web sites for easy access at a later time. Go to the Web page you want to mark. Touch to open the Web Bookmarks page. Touch > Add Bookmark list.
  • Page 97: Live Search

    Live Search Live Search by Microsoft to find just what you want right now. Press and touch Read the Terms of Service and touch Press and hold release . For example, press and hold Live Search uses your GPS location to compile a list of nearby places. Touch an entry from the resulting list to display an information page with an address, a phone number link, and buttons for maps, directions, and more.
  • Page 98: Creating Additional Email Accounts

    Select an email provider (such as AOL – or – Select to set up a corporate email account using either Outlook Web Access from Work a Microsoft Exchange Server or the Sprint Mobile Email connector for direct access. – or – Select to choose from additional options.
  • Page 99: Accessing Email

    Repeat the email setup procedures outlined in “Getting Started With Email” on page 94. If you select an additional email address from the same provider, you will have to enter a unique name for each entry. Configuring the Sprint Mobile Email Settings Using Email on your device is even easier than using multiple email accounts on your computer.
  • Page 100 Note Touching multiple envelope icons allows you select multiple entries that can then be deleted or marked as Read or Unread. Touch an entry from the list to read, manage, and reply to your email messages. Touch to mark the current email as unread. Unread Touch to respond to the current sender’s email by creating a new email...
  • Page 101: Deleting Email Messages

    to manually enter an email address by using the onscreen keyboard to enter the Manual recipient’s email address. Touch Touch to insert the new recipient. Add more recipients, touch Touch the grey Subject Touch the grey Message Touch to assign a message priority to the new email. Priority Touch to store the email in the Drafts folder and continue composing it at a later...
  • Page 102: Entertainment: Tv And Music

    Entertainment: TV and Music TV (page 99) Music – Sprint Music Store (page 101) Sprint TV gives you the ability to listen to audio clips and to view video clips right from your device. Watch live TV and catch up on episodes of your favorite shows – anywhere on the Sprint National Network.
  • Page 103 displays a list of currently available channels (pre-recorded). On Demand displays Shop, Subscriptions, Settings, and Help menus. More... Scroll through the channel listings within your selected category and touch a channel name to launch the stream. Touch to view additional information about a channel. Touch Add to Favorites Note...
  • Page 104: Purchasing And Downloading Music

    Music – Sprint Music Store The Sprint Music Store enables you to purchase and download digital music files to play on your device or computer. Accessing the Sprint Music Store You can access the Sprint Music Store right from your device’s main menu, anywhere on the Sprint National Network.
  • Page 105: Playing Music

    Touch a category to open its listing or select a song. (The song information screen will be displayed.) Select an entry then choose an option: to play a sample of the selected song. Preview to purchase the song and store it on your device’s microSD card. Buy for XX When you buy a song, the file will download to your device’s microSD card.
  • Page 106: Gps Navigation

    GPS Navigation Getting Started With Sprint Navigation (page 103) Using Sprint Navigation (page 104) Sprint Navigation is a GPS navigation system that gives you turn-by-turn directions onscreen and by voice right from your device. Get audible GPS directions for appointments, meetings, or even the closest coffee shop.
  • Page 107: Using Sprint Navigation

    Using Sprint Navigation Press and touch Follow the onscreen instructions to register. Read the disclaimer and touch Touch if you would like a brief tour of Sprint Navigation features. Touch go straight to the application. Select an option and follow the onscreen instructions to take advantage of Sprint Navigation’s full suite of features.
  • Page 108: Safety And Warranty Information

    Safety and Warranty Information Important Safety Information General Precautions (page 105) Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to Your Device (page 106) Using Your Device With a Hearing Aid Device (page 107) Caring for the Battery (page 109) Radio Frequency (RF) Energy (page 110) Owner’s Record (page 112) This guide contains important operational and safety information that will help you safely use your device.
  • Page 109: Maintaining Safe Use Of And Access To Your Device

    Any changes or modifications to your device not expressly approved in this document could void your warranty for this equipment and void your authority to operate this equipment. Note For the best care of your device, only Sprint-authorized personnel should service your device and accessories.
  • Page 110: Using Your Device With A Hearing Aid Device

    Note Always turn off the device in healthcare facilities, and request permission before using the device near medical equipment. Turning Off Your Device Before Flying Turn off your device before boarding any aircraft. To prevent possible interference with aircraft systems, the U.S.
  • Page 111 Some hearing devices are more immune than others to this interference noise, and devices also vary in the amount of interference noise they may generate. ANSI standard C63. 1 9 was developed to provide a standardized means of measuring both wireless device and hearing devices to determine usability rating categories for both.
  • Page 112: Caring For The Battery

    Getting the Best Hearing Device Experience With Your Device To further minimize interference: Set the device’s display and dial pad backlight settings to ensure the minimum time interval: Press and touch Main ( Off . Touch the minimum time interval setting. (Brightness is adjustable by moving the slider either left or right.) Position the device so the internal antenna is farthest from your hearing aid.
  • Page 113 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: -4° F to 140° F (-20° C to 60° C) More than one month: -4° F to 113° F (-20° C to 45° C) Disposal of Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) Batteries Do not handle a damaged or leaking Li-Ion battery as you can be burned.
  • Page 114: Fcc Radio Frequency Emission

    Body-Worn Operation To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines, if you wear a handset on your body, use the Sprint supplied or approved carrying case, holster or other body-worn accessory. If you do not use a body-worn accessory, ensure the antenna is at least 7/16 inch (1.5 centimeters) from your body when transmitting.
  • Page 115: Fcc Notice

    The model number, regulatory number, and serial number are located on a nameplate inside the battery compartment. Record the serial number in the space provided below. This will be helpful if you need to contact us about your device in the future. Model: Samsung Instinct Serial No.: User Guide template version 7B (December 2007)
  • Page 116: Manufacturer's Warranty

    SAMSUNG TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, LLC (“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 purchase and...
  • Page 117 Limited Warranty does not cover any battery if (i) the battery has been charged by a battery charger not specified or approved by SAMSUNG for charging the battery, (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.
  • Page 118 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 USE THE PRODUCT OR ARISING DIRECTLY OR...
  • Page 119 This Limited Warranty allocates risk of Product failure between Purchaser and SAMSUNG, and SAMSUNG's Product pricing reflects this allocation of risk and the limitations of liability contained in this Limited Warranty. The agents, employees, distributors, and dealers of SAMSUNG are not authorized to make modifications to this Limited Warranty, or make additional warranties binding on SAMSUNG.
  • Page 120 Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357) © 2008 Samsung Telecommunications America. All rights reserved. Samsung Instinct™ is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 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 121: Index

    Index ABC Mode 22 Activation 4 Address Bar 92 Alarm 19 Answer 24 Answering Calls 24 Device Active 24 Device Locked 25 Answering Options 24 Background 31 Backlight 30 Battery 12–13 Charging 13 Disposal 110 Installing 12 Bluetooth 74–78 Deleting Paired Devices 77 Device Information 76 Device Name 75 Send Contacts 77...
  • Page 122 Dialer 23 Display Screen 10 Display Settings 30 Background 31 Backlight 30 Brightness 31 Email 94 Accessing 96 Creating 97 Creating Additional Accounts 95 Deleting Email 98 Getting Started 94 Work Email 95 Email Settings 96 Emergency Numbers 25 End-of-Call Options 27 Entering Text 21–22 ABC Mode 22 Into an Search Field 90...
  • Page 123 Menu Navigation 14 Messaging Deleting All Messages 86 Deleting Selected Messages 86 Picture Mail 86 Text Messaging 84 microSD Card 58–63 Accessing 60 Creating Folders 62 Formatting 62 Removal 59 Transferring Data 62 Mobile Sync 49, 64 Music 101 Mute 26 Navigation Toolbar 88 Owner’s Record 112 Phone Functions 14, 15...
  • Page 124 Sounds Ringer Volume 29 System Volume 29 Volume Settings 29 Speaker 26 Speech to Action 53–57 Launch Application 57 Make a Call 54 Send a Message 55 Settings 57 Speed Dial 46 Adding to List 46 Sprint Media Manager 60, 66 Sprint Mobile Email 96 Sprint Mobile Sync 49 Sprint Music Store 101...
  • Page 125 Voice Notification Activating 29 Voice Service Launch an Application 57 Picture Mail 56 Text Message 55 Voicemail 79–84 Configuring Settings 81 Notification 82 Retrieving 83 Setting Up 5, 80 Volume 29 Ringer 29 Silence All 30 System Volume 29 Launching 88 Navigating To 92 Web Search 92 Web Toolbar 91...

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