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  • Page 1: User Manual

    GT-I8000 user manual...
  • Page 2: Read Me First

    (printed) - this user manual has been specially designed to guide you through the functions and features of your device. It contains extensive information about Samsung software and features and tips for using and maintaining the device. For any topics not covered in this manual, please refer to the embedded help as described above.
  • Page 3: Instructional Icons

    Instructional icons Before you start, familiarise yourself with the icons you will see in this manual: Warning yourself or others Caution device or other equipment Note – notes, usage tips, or additional information Refer to for example: Followed by > must select to perform a step;...
  • Page 4: Copyrights And Trademarks

    Copyrights and trademarks Rights to all technologies and products that comprise this device are the property of their respective owners: • This product includes software licensed from MS, an affiliate of the Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft and software bearing the Microsoft name are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.
  • Page 5 ABOUT DIVX VIDEO ® DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. Visit www.divx.com for more information and software tools to convert your files into Divx ® video.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introducing your device ... 9 Unpack ... 9 Get to know your device ... 10 Assemble and prepare your device ... 15 Turn on your device for first time ... 20 Customise your device ... 25 Use Widgets ... 28 Work with applications ...
  • Page 7 Digital Frame ... 70 FM Radio ... 72 Video Editor ... 74 Games ... 78 Java ... 78 Personal productivity ... 79 ActiveSync ... 79 Smart Sync ... 83 Clock ... 86 Schedule ... 89 Notes ... 91 Memo ... 92 Recorder ...
  • Page 8 Midomi ... 108 RSS Reader ... 110 Podcast ... 112 QIK ... 115 Communities ... 118 Samsung Application Store ... 121 Marketplace ... 122 Microsoft My Phone ... 122 Remote Desktop Mobile ... 123 Connectivity ... 124 Connect to the internet or your network ... 124 GPS ...
  • Page 9: Introducing Your Device

    Introducing your device Unpack Your package contains the following items: • Handset • Battery • Travel adapter (charger) • CD-ROM • Stereo headset • PC data cable • User manual The items supplied with your device and available accessories may be different depending on your region or service provider.
  • Page 10: Get To Know Your Device

    Get to know your device Front view Earpiece Volume key Menu key Talk/ Speakerphone key Front camera lens Touch screen End/Power key Mouthpiece...
  • Page 11: Rear View

    Rear view Headset (3.5 mm)/ Multifunction jack TV out jack Rear camera lens Microphone for Flashbulb speakerphone Lock key Battery cover Back/Cube launcher key Camera key Speaker Internal antenna...
  • Page 12 Keys Function Open the dialling screen; Make or answer a call; Activate the speakerphone during a call (press and hold) Access Main menu; Open the Task Switcher screen (press and hold) Turn the device on or off (press and hold); End a call; Return to the Today screen Adjust the volume;...
  • Page 13 Icons Icon Function UMTS network available UMTS network available (data call unavailable) UMTS network connected HSDPA network available HSDPA network connected ActiveSync in progress Battery level Low battery Battery charging Icon Function Attempt to access via Bluetooth or Bluetooth activated Bluetooth visibility activated Receiving data via...
  • Page 14 Icon Function EDGE network available EDGE network connected GPRS network available GPRS network connected Searching for a signal Missed call More status icons available (tap the icon to see them) New text message New email message New multimedia message New voice mail message Icon Function...
  • Page 15: Assemble And Prepare Your Device

    Assemble and prepare your device Before you can use your device, you must install the SIM or USIM card, install the battery, and charge the battery. Installing a SIM or USIM card is optional, but may be required to fully utilise some applications and store media files.
  • Page 16: Charge Battery

    Charge battery Insert the battery. Replace the battery cover. Open the cover to the multifunction jack on the top of the device. Plug the small end of the travel adapter into the device. Plug the large end of the travel adapter into a power outlet.
  • Page 17 When charging is finished, unplug the travel adapter from the power outlet. Remove the travel adapter from the device. Although a charger cable is connected, • The battery may not charge in some situations to protect the device. • The battery level may remain low if the device is using a large amount of power.
  • Page 18 Remove the battery cover. Unlock the memory card holder. Lift the memory card holder and insert a memory card, as shown. Close the memory card holder.
  • Page 19 Attach a hand strap (optional) Lock the memory card holder. Replace the battery cover. Remove the battery cover. Slide a hand strap through the slot and hook it over the small projection. Replace the battery cover.
  • Page 20: Turn On Your Device For First Time

    Turn on your device for first time Press and hold [ Follow the on-screen instructions. Your device will automatically connect to the cellular network. Activate Sleep mode You can activate Sleep mode to save power when you do not use your device. To activate Sleep mode, press the Lock key.
  • Page 21: Use The Touch Screen

    Use the touch screen You can perform the following actions on your device's touch screen: For optimal use of the touch screen, remove the screen protection film before using your device. • Tap: Touch the screen once to select commands or launch applications.
  • Page 22 Use the Cube launcher The Cube launcher key provides quick access to some applications. Press and hold the Cube launcher key to open the Cube launcher. Select the shortcut you want by rotating the cube to the appropriate side. Tap the icon to launch the application. The Cube launcher provides shortcuts to the following: Icon Function...
  • Page 23: Disable Wireless Functions

    Disable wireless functions Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap General Settings > Wireless Manager. next to Phone. • Your device will show To enable wireless functions, repeat steps 1-3 above. on the Today screen.
  • Page 24: Reset The Device

    Reset the device If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain functionality. If your device is still responsive but a program is frozen, close the program via Task Switcher. p. 33 If your device is frozen and unresponsive, remove the battery cover and use a small object, such as a...
  • Page 25: Customise Your Device

    Customise your device Learn to change themes and background images, add or remove items, and adjust the system volume from the Today screen. Change your theme or background image Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap Display and Light. Tap Theme or Wallpaper and select the desired option to customise the display.
  • Page 26 Tap the check boxes next to each item to add or remove items. Some items are not compatible with Samsung widgets. If you choose to add Samsung WidgetPlus, the only other items that will work simultaneously are Windows Live and Windows Live Search.
  • Page 27 Adjust the system volume To adjust the system volume, press the Volume key up or down. To set the device to vibrate, press and hold the Volume key down. To deactivate the vibrate feature, press and hold the Volume key down again. Activate Etiquette pause You can temporarily pause the music player or mute event alarms by placing the device face down when Etiquette pause...
  • Page 28: Use Widgets

    Use Widgets Use widgets on the Today screen. Widgets are user friendly shortcuts to commonly used applications allowing you to customise the Today screen. Open the toolbar Tap the arrow at the bottom left of the Today screen to open the toolbar.
  • Page 29 Widget Function View two upcomming schedules and all schedules for today Browse your photos and set a photo as the wallpaper Use services from FaceBook* Use services from MySpace* Use services from YouTube* Create and view memos Change the current sound profile View a new message or missed calls Download new widgets from a website* View the network connection status...
  • Page 30 Widget Function Search the web with Yahoo!* Search the web with Google* Listen to music via the mini player Listen to the FM radio Create and save audio notes * These widgets require a connection to the internet, which may result in additional charges.
  • Page 31 Customise widgets Tap the arrow at the bottom left of the Today screen to open the widget toolbar. at the top of the toolbar. Tap the check boxes next to items that you want to appear on the toolbar. When you are finished, tap Done.
  • Page 32: Work With Applications

    Work with applications Learn to open applications or folders and switch between open applications. Open applications or folders Tap Start or press the Menu key. To open an application, tap the application icon. To open a folder, tap My Files and navigate to the desired folder.
  • Page 33: Switch Applications

    • Tap an application icon and move it to the location you want. • Tap the screen name field to edit the screen name. Tap Save. Switch applications Your device allows you to multi-task by running multiple applications at the same time. To switch from one active application to another, Press and hold the Menu key.
  • Page 34: Access The Help System

    To close an application, Press and hold the Menu key. Tap End. If you tap , scroll left or right to an application, and tap to close it. Access the help system To access the help system of your device, tap Start > Help. The embedded Help system appears.
  • Page 35: Enter Text

    • Block Recognizer • Keyboard • Letter Recognizer • Samsung Keypad • Transcriber You can tap the input panel icon at any time to show or hide the input panel.
  • Page 36: Enter Text With Block Recognizer

    Enter text with Block Recognizer Write individual letters and numbers in the writing area in the Palm Graffiti style. Tap the input panel icon. Tap the arrow next to the input panel icon and select Block Recognizer. Write each character in the writing area at the bottom of the screen: •...
  • Page 37: Enter Text With The Keyboard

    Enter text with the keyboard Tap the input panel icon. Tap the arrow next to the input panel icon and select Keyboard. Tap characters to enter your text: • To switch to numbers and symbols, tap 123. • To access special characters, tap áü.
  • Page 38: Enter Text With Letter Recognizer

    Enter text with Letter Recognizer Write individual letters and numbers on the touch screen. Tap the input panel icon. Tap the arrow next to the input panel icon and select Letter Recognizer. Write each character in the writing area at the bottom of the screen: •...
  • Page 39: Enter Text With Samsung Keypad

    Enter text with Samsung Keypad Tap the input panel icon. Tap the arrow next to the input panel icon and select Samsung Keypad. Tap characters to enter your text: • To enter the text in T9 mode, tap Mode to turn on xt9. Tap the appropriate keys to enter an entire word.
  • Page 40: Enter Text With Transcriber

    The following applications support the landscape QWERTY keyboard: E-mail, Message, Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, and Notes The applications supporting the landscape QWERTY keyboard may vary depending on your region or service provider. Enter text with Transcriber With Transcriber, you can write anywhere on the screen. Unlike Letter Recognizer or Block Recognizer, you can use cursive (joined-up) handwriting to write complete words.
  • Page 41 You can access the following tools from the Transcriber toolbar: Change Transcriber options View demonstrations of how to write characters Open the list of punctuation marks, symbols, and numbers Change the input mode to A, a, or 123 Insert a space Start a new line Move the cursor to the left Move the cursor to the right...
  • Page 42: Communication

    Communication Work with contacts Learn to use contact cards and groups to store personal information, such as names, phone numbers, and addresses. Create a new Outlook or SIM contact card Tap Start > Phonebook. Tap New > Save to outlook or Save to SIM. Enter contact information.
  • Page 43: Search For A Contact Card

    Search for a contact card Tap Start > Phonebook. Tap a few letters of the contact's name. • As you enter letters, the screen will show contacts that match your input. Tap a contact to open it. Copy or move contact cards To copy or move contact cards from your device's memory to a SIM or USIM card and vice versa, Tap Start >...
  • Page 44 Tap the check boxes next to the contacts that you want to copy or move. Tap Done. Organise your contacts into categories Tap Start > Phonebook. Tap a contact in the device’s memory. Tap Edit. Scroll down and tap the categories field. Tap the check boxes next to the desired categories.
  • Page 45 Assign a speed dial number to a contact card Tap Start > Phonebook. Tap New and select a contact. Select the contact's phone number to use for speed dialling. Select a speed dial location. Assign a photo to a contact card Tap Start >...
  • Page 46 Assign a ringtone to a contact card Tap Start > Phonebook. Tap a contact in the device’s memory. Tap Edit. Scroll down and tap Add field. Scroll down and tap the ringtone field. Select a ringtone. Tap Done. Tap Done twice to save the contact card.
  • Page 47: Calling

    Calling Learn to make and receive calls, reject calls, and adjust the call volume. Make a call Press [ Enter an area code and phone number. or press [ • For a video call, tap Menu > Video Call. To end the call, press [ Make a call from Phonebook Tap Start >...
  • Page 48: Answer A Call

    Answer a call Press [ For a video call, tap Show me to allow the caller to see you via the front camera lens. To end the call, press [ Reject a call Press [ ]. When you reject a call, the caller will hear a busy tone.
  • Page 49: Call An International Number

    Call an international number Press [ Tap Keypad (if necessary). Tap and hold international access code). Tap the number keys to enter the complete number you want to dial (country code, area code, and phone number), and then tap To end the call, press [ Access the call log Tap Start >...
  • Page 50: Messaging

    Icon Function Outgoing calls Missed calls Scroll through the call log. • To make a call, tap dial. • To check the call time, tap Menu > Call Timer. Tap reset the call time. Messaging Learn to use messaging functions. Send a text message Tap Start >...
  • Page 51: Send A Multimedia Message

    Tap the message field and enter your message text. Tap Send to send the message. Send a multimedia message Tap Start > Message. Tap Tap to add recipients to enter a contact. Tap the message field and enter your message text. Tap Menu >...
  • Page 52: Send An Email Message

    Send an email message Depending on your service provider, you need to add an email account first. Tap Start > E-mail. Tap the name of an email account. Tap Menu > New. Enter the recipient’s address in the to field or tap Menu > Add Recipient...
  • Page 53: View Messages

    View messages You can access message folders for all your messaging accounts (email, SMS, and MMS). To view messages, Tap Start > Message or E-mail. Tap the name of an account (if necessary). Tap a message to view it. You can view all text or multimedia messages sent to and received from a specific contact like a messenger.
  • Page 54: Multimedia

    Multimedia Learn to capture photos and videos, listen to music, and take advantage of your device's multimedia features. Camera Your device allows you to take digital photos or record videos. Capture a photo Press the Camera key. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation.
  • Page 55: View A Photo

    Aim the lens at the subject and make any adjustments. p. 55 Press the Camera key to capture the photo. View a photo From the viewfinder, tap Scroll to the photo you want. Adjust Camera settings From the viewfinder, tap an icon and then tap a mode or setting.
  • Page 56 Icon Function Change the scene mode: • : None • : Portrait • : Landscape • : Sunset • : Dusk & Dawn • : Night Shot • : Text Change the image size Change the camera settings Change the flash setting: •...
  • Page 57: Record A Video

    Record a video Press the Camera key. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. to launch the camcorder. Aim the lens at the subject and make any adjustments. p. 58 Press the Camera key to begin recording. When you are finished, tap stop recording.
  • Page 58: Play A Video

    Play a video From the viewfinder, tap Scroll to the video you want. to play the video. Adjust Camcorder settings From the viewfinder, tap an icon and then tap a setting. Icon Function Switch to camera Change the recording mode: •...
  • Page 59 Icon Function Change the flash setting: • : Off • : On • : Auto Adjust the brightness Access quick view Capture photos in Smile shot mode Press the Camera key. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. > Aim the camera lens at your subject and press the Camera key.
  • Page 60: Create A Photo Mosaic

    In some cases, you may have to disable smile shot to capture a photo of your subject, even if he or she is smiling. Create a photo mosaic Press the Camera key. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. >...
  • Page 61 Repeat step 5 to capture the rest of the shots. When you have captured all the shots necessary for the mosaic, the camera will automatically combine them into one photo. Capture panoramic photos Press the Camera key. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation.
  • Page 62 Aim the camera lens at your subject and press the Camera key to capture the first shot. Slowly move the device to a direction. The device captures the next photo automatically. Repeat step 5 to capture the rest of the shots. When you have captured all the shots necessary for the panoramic photo, the camera will automatically combine them into one panoramic photo.
  • Page 63 Capture photos in Action shot mode In Action shot mode, you can capture shots of a moving subject and then combine them into a single photo that shows the action. Press the Camera key. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation.
  • Page 64 Continue to follow the subject until the device has captured all the shots necessary for the action photo. The camera will automatically combine them into one photo. • Move the device horizontally or vertically to track the moving subject. • In Action shot mode, the part of the scene that is not captured appears black.
  • Page 65: Media Player

    Media Player Your device is equipped with Media Player, as well as Windows Media Player. The procedures that follow explain how to use Media Player. For information about Windows Media Player, refer to embedded help system. Add music files to your device Use any of the following methods to add music files to your device: •...
  • Page 66: Update The Library

    Update the library Tap Start > Media Player. Tap Search to locate and add new files to the Media Player library. When the library is updated, tap Done. Play music or video files Tap Start > Media Player. Tap Player (if necessary). to open the currently playing list.
  • Page 67 During playback, use the following controls: Icon Function Adjust the volume Skip to the previous file; Scan backward in a file (tap and hold) Pause playback Resume playback Skip to the next file; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold) •...
  • Page 68: Create A Playlist

    Create a playlist Tap Start > Media Player. Tap Library to view the library. Tap Menu > New Playlist. Enter a title for your new playlist. Select a photo for your playlist (if necessary). Tap Done. Add files to a playlist Select a playlist.
  • Page 69: Photo

    Photo Learn to view photos and slideshows. View a photo Tap Start > Photo. Tap a folder or tap All to view all thumbnails. Tap a thumbnail to view the photo. • While viewing the photo, tap and hold the screen. When up and down arrows appear, scroll up or down to zoom in or out.
  • Page 70: Digital Frame

    To end the slideshow, tap the screen and Digital Frame With Digital Frame, you can view slideshows with background music. View slideshows with background music Tap Start > Digital Frame. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. Rotate the device clockwise to the portrait orientation. Select a folder of photos to view and set transition effects and time.
  • Page 71 Tap Select. next to Enable Background Sound. Tap Done. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. To begin the slideshow, tap During playback, use the following controls: Icon Function Change the layout of the display Skip to the previous photo End the slideshow Skip to the next photo Change the style of the date and time on the screen...
  • Page 72: Fm Radio

    FM Radio You can listen to your favourite stations with FM radio. Listen to the FM radio Plug a headset into the headset jack. Tap a type and tap OK. Tap Start > FM Radio. to turn on the radio. to scan through available radio stations.
  • Page 73: Save Radio Stations Manually

    Save radio stations manually From the radio screen, scroll to the radio station you want to save. Tap one of the Select a station From the radio screen, tap FM 1 or FM 2. Tap the station you want from the area near the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 74: Video Editor

    Video Editor With Video Editor, you can edit or make videos by combining photos or videos. Create a storyboard Tap Start > Video Editor. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. Tap Storyboard. Tap the check boxes on each thumbnail image (videos or images) you want to add to the storyboard.
  • Page 75 Customise the storyboard as desired by tapping the following icons (refer to the Extended Usage Guide for more information about customising storyboards): • : add clips • : add audio files • : create a text slide • : delete clips or change the order of clips •...
  • Page 76 Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. Select Music movie. Select a style and tap Tap the check boxes on images to add and tap Delete images or tap (if necessary). Tap an audio file and tap Tap Enter text here. Rotate the device clockwise to the portrait orientation.
  • Page 77 to preview the video. to save the video. Auto-crop a video Tap Start > Video Editor. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. Select Auto cut. Select a style and tap Tap the check box on a video and tap to preview the video.
  • Page 78: Games

    Your device supports applications and games built on the Java platform. To download Java-based applications, Tap Start > Java. Tap Download Applications... to launch the Opera browser and go to the Samsung Mobile website. Follow the directions on the website to download new Java-based applications.
  • Page 79: Personal Productivity

    Personal productivity ActiveSync With ActiveSync, you can synchronise your device with a computer and back up and restore your data. Install ActiveSync on your computer Before you can synchronise your data, you must install ActiveSync, either from the supplied CD-ROM or the Microsoft website (http://www.microsoft.com).
  • Page 80: Connect Your Device To A Computer

    Connect your device to a computer Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap General Settings > USB Connection > ActiveSync. Tap Done. Connect one end (mini-USB) of the PC data cable to the multifunction jack on your device and the other end to the USB port on your computer.
  • Page 81 For more information on synchronising your data, refer to the embedded help system. If you format the My Storage folder by using a connected computer, the writing speed to the My Storage folder may be reduced. Format the My Storage folder only from the device to avoid this situation. Add an Exchange server Tap Start >...
  • Page 82 Tap Next. Select the types of data to synchronise. When you are finished, tap Finish. Change the synchronisation schedule If you routinely synchronise your data via an Exchange server, you can configure settings for both peak and off-peak schedules. To change the synchronisation schedules, Tap Start >...
  • Page 83: Smart Sync

    • Send/receive when I click Send : set to synchronise when you tap Send in Messaging When you are finished, tap OK. Smart Sync With Smart Sync, you can back up and synchronise the contacts, calendar events, and tasks on your device with the server you have specified.
  • Page 84 Enter the server ID (if necessary). Tap Server Test. If the server test fails, verify the account information you set in the previous step. Tap Next. Tap the check boxes next to the items you want to back up. Tap the server path field and enter the database name for each of the data categories.
  • Page 85 Configure a proxy server For security purposes, some service providers only allow access into their network via a proxy server. Tap Start > Smart Sync. Tap Menu > Options > Proxy Server. Enter the information requested and tap Done. to return to the main synchronisation window. Synchronise your data Tap Start >...
  • Page 86: Clock

    next to Auto sync. Tap the Synchronization Schedule drop-down menu and select an interval to synchronise your contacts, calendar events, and tasks with the server. Tap Done. to return to the main synchronisation window. Clock Learn to set and control alarms, reminders, and world clocks. You can also use the stopwatch.
  • Page 87: Stop An Alarm

    The auto power-up feature sets the device to automatically turn on and sound the alarm at the designated time if the device is turned off. To use this feature, set the alarm to sound at least 3 minutes later. Stop an alarm When an alarm without snooze sounds, tap Dismiss.
  • Page 88: Create A World Clock

    Create a world clock Tap Start > Clock. On the World Clock tab, tap New. to open a list of cities. Tap Name or Time to sort the list by name or timezone. Tap a city. Tap Done. Tap Set as Home clock to reset the time zone (if necessary). Tap Done.
  • Page 89: Schedule

    When you are finished, tap Stop. Tap Reset to clear the recorded times. Schedule Use Schedule to keep track of appointments, birthdays, or other events. Create a calendar event Tap Start > Schedule. Tap New. Complete the fields and adjust the settings for your event. When you are finished, tap Done.
  • Page 90: Change The Calendar View

    Change the calendar view Tap Start > Schedule. Tap a tab to change the calendar view: • : a full month in one view • : hourly blocks for the days in one full week (Monday to Sunday) • : hourly blocks for one full day •...
  • Page 91: Notes

    Notes Use Notes to create memos, sketches, and recordings. Create a note Tap Start > Notes. Tap New to create a new note (if necessary) . Enter your note with the input panel. • To create sketches • To create recordings, tap Menu > View Recording Toolbar. When you are finished, tap OK.
  • Page 92: Memo

    To edit the sketch, tap Menu > Draw. • Tap the sketch to make the selection handles appear. You can then use the handles to drag or resize the sketch or tap Menu to access other options. When you are finished, tap OK. Memo Use Memo to create memos that combine text and freehand drawing.
  • Page 93: Recorder

    Recorder Use Recorder to record, listen to, and send voice memos. Record a voice memo Tap Start > Recorder. Tap Record. Set recording volume and tap Record your voice memo. When you are finished, tap Tap OK. Listen to a voice memo Tap Start >...
  • Page 94: Tasks

    During playback, use the following controls: Icon Function Adjust the volume Skip to the previous file; Scan backward in a file (tap and hold) Pause playback Resume playback Skip to the next file; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold) Tasks Use Tasks to create to-do lists and reminders.
  • Page 95: Calculator

    Enter details for the task. To set a reminder for the task, tap the due field and set a due date. Next, tap the reminder field, select specify the time and date of the reminder. When you are finished, tap OK. Mark a task as completed After completing a task, tap Start >...
  • Page 96 • To clear the displayed numbers, tap • To clear the last digit entered in a multi-digit entry, tap Tap the appropriate math function. Enter the second number. To view the result, tap You can use the following buttons while performing calculations: •...
  • Page 97: Unit Converter

    Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. Perform a calculation by using the buttons on the screen. Unit Converter Use Unit Converter to convert one unit of measure to another. To perform a conversion, Tap Start > Unit Converter. Select a type of measurement from the tabs at the top of the screen: •...
  • Page 98: Smart Reader

    Enter the base amount. The device displays the conversion result. For Currency, tap Edit Rate to input the basic rate first. Smart Reader Use Smart Reader to capture information from a business card or a document, and translate text. Capture images of business cards or documents Tap Start >...
  • Page 99 Press the Camera key to capture the image. • If you have activated the BizCard automatic capture setting, the device will automatically capture the image once the card is aligned in the frame. • For best results, place business cards or documents on a flat, level surface and ensure adequate lighting.
  • Page 100 Draw a rectangle over the area you want to translate. • To check the translated word, tap • To draw a new rectangle, tap View captured images Tap Start > Smart Reader. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to the landscape orientation. Tap Image.
  • Page 101: Smart Search

    Smart Search Use Smart Search to search for any specific data stored in your device (including contacts, call logs, media files, schedules, messages, or programs) or on the web. Search inside the device Tap Start > Smart Search. Tap the My Phone tab (if necessary). Tap the All drop-down menu and select a category.
  • Page 102 Search on the web Tap Start > Smart Search. Tap the Web tab (if necessary). Tap the Google drop-down menu and select between Google and Bing. Tap the text input field. Enter a letter or a word of the data to search on the web and tap •...
  • Page 103: Web Applications

    Web applications Web browsing with Opera Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages with the Opera Mobile browser. • You may incur additional charges for accessing the web and downloading media. • Available icons may vary depending on your region or service provider.
  • Page 104 Icon Functions Open a favourite web page Open a new tab or page, or page you have previously accessed Open the homepage Open the browser menu To search the web, tap the address bar at the top of the screen, tap the lower field and enter a keyword, and tap To change the default browser from Opera Browser to Internet Explorer, tap >...
  • Page 105 Bookmark your favourite pages To add a web page to your list of favourites, Tap Start > Opera Browser. > Saved Pages. Enter a name for the web page, the web address, and select a folder (you can add a new folder by tapping Add new folder in the drop-down menu).
  • Page 106: Rich Internet

    Rich Internet Use Rich Internet to search for ringtones, videos, and images, and download them to your device. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Tap Start > Rich Internet. Scroll to a category and select an option. Scroll to a file and download it to your device.
  • Page 107: Streaming Player

    Streaming Player Use Streaming Player to watch videos or listen to audio files directly from the internet. Stream media from the internet Tap Start > Streaming Player. Enter the URL of a streaming media file. Tap Connect. During playback, use the following controls: Icon Function Adjust the volume...
  • Page 108: Midomi

    Midomi Use the Midomi web service to identify songs either by singing or humming the song into your device or using your device to grab the song from the radio or other audio source. Search for song information by singing or humming the song Tap Start >...
  • Page 109 Search for song information by grabbing the song from an audio source Tap Start > Midomi. Tap the Grab tab (if necessary). Tap the area of the screen that reads Tap and hold to a speaker and place the device near the audio source. Try to grab at least 10 seconds of the song for best results.
  • Page 110: Rss Reader

    RSS Reader Learn to use RSS Reader to get the latest news and information from your favourite websites. Subscribe to RSS feeds To subscribe to RSS feeds by entering an address, Tap Start > RSS Reader. Tap a feed category. Tap Add Feed.
  • Page 111 To subscribe to RSS feeds by searching, Tap Start > RSS Reader. Tap a feed category. Tap Add Feed. Tap Search for Feeds. Use the input panel to enter a keyword and tap Tap a feed. Tap Add > OK. Update and read RSS feeds Tap Start >...
  • Page 112: Podcast

    Tap Done. Tap a headline and a link. Podcast Use Podcast to search for, download, and listen to podcasts. Subscribe to Podcasts To subscribe to Podcasts by entering an address, Tap Start > Podcast. Tap Menu > Add Podcast URL. Enter the address of a podcast and tap Add >...
  • Page 113: Download And Play Podcasts

    Use the input panel to enter a keyword and tap device searches for related podcasts and displays the results. Tap the podcast you want to subscribe to and tap Add > Download and play podcasts Tap Start > Podcast. Tap a podcast. Tap Menu >...
  • Page 114 Update your podcast library Once you have subscribed to podcasts ( p. 112), you can easily update your library to listen to the latest episodes. To update your podcast library, Tap Start > Podcast. Tap Update. Tap podcasts you want to update. Tap Done >...
  • Page 115: Qik

    QIK allows you to easily broadcast live videos over the internet. You can share your live video with others or store the video so your friends and family can view it later. Sign up for a new account Tap Start > QIK. Tap New user.
  • Page 116 Sign in to QIK Tap Start > QIK. Tap Existing user. Enter your login ID and password. Tap Sign in. Follow the on-screen instructions. Stream live video to your friends and family Sign in to the QIK website. Your video will stream live via the QIK website. To see the live video, visit your personalised webpage: http://qik.com/username.
  • Page 117 While streaming, you can control the streaming video with the following controls (tap the viewfinder to display or hide the controls): Icon Function Make the stream private (accessibly only by logging in to the QIK website) or public (accessible to anyone) Turn the audio on or off Change settings Add a title and description to the video...
  • Page 118: Communities

    Communities Communities is a convenient feature that allows you to post your photos to websites and blogs. Upload photos Use Communities to upload photos directly to your website or blog. To upload photos, Tap Start > Communities. Tap Accept (if necessary). Tap a blog or website.
  • Page 119 Select other options (if necessary). Tap Done. • The image will be uploaded to the website or blog. When the upload is complete, you can go to the website, view the upload details, or return to the list of sites by tapping the appropriate button.
  • Page 120 Navigate to an image and tap the thumbnail. Select other options (if necessary). Tap the Date drop-down menu and select a date for the upload reservation. Tap the Time drop-down menu and set a time for the upload reservation. Tap Done.
  • Page 121: Samsung Application Store

    Samsung Application Store With Samsung Application Store, you can easily find new applications—games, utilities, references, and more. Browse Samsung Application Store and download applications directly to your device using a Wi-Fi or cellular connection. • You may incur additional charges for accessing the web and downloading applications.
  • Page 122: Marketplace

    Marketplace Marketplace allows you to find and add new applications to your device. With Marketplace, you can search, browse, preview, buy, and download new applications directly to your mobile device. Available applications depend on your network operator and service provider. Tap Start >...
  • Page 123: Remote Desktop Mobile

    Remote Desktop Mobile With Remote Desktop Mobile, you can control the desktop of your computer running Windows XP Professional or later, from your device at another location. First, you need to set up your computer. For information, visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows. To connect your device to your computer, Tap Start >...
  • Page 124: Connectivity

    Connectivity Connect to the internet or your network You can connect to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and use the connection to send and receive email messages and to browse the internet. You can also connect to any private network, such as a corporate network you use at work. Connect to the internet Obtain the following information from your internet service provider: phone number for your ISP server, user name,...
  • Page 125 Create a modem connection. To view detailed information for any screen while changing the settings, tap the When the connection is successfully configured, run Opera Browser or Internet Explorer to begin browsing the internet. Your device will automatically attempt to connect. To set up a network card or wireless network connection to your ISP, add a new connection under My Work Network.
  • Page 126: End A Connection

    When the connection is successfully configured, run Opera Browser or Internet Explorer to begin browsing the internet. Your device will automatically attempt to connect. You can select an authentication method for GPRS connections by using GPRS Authentications. End a connection To disconnect, •...
  • Page 127 To set options to end a network connection, Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap General Settings > Wireless Manager. Tap Menu > Data con. Settings. Tap the check box next to an option. • End key (Short Press): When you press the End key, the network connection is disconnected.
  • Page 128: Use Internet Sharing

    Find the active network connection The icons at the top of the display will show active connections. Tap any connectivity icon to view the active connection. A small window will display the connection information. Wi-Fi and data connections can be active at the same time. When both connections are active, the device will use Wi-Fi as the default internet connection.
  • Page 129: Gps

    To use GPS applications of your device, you can connect to an external GPS receiver and enhance the GPS functionality. Connect to an external GPS receiver By default, the device uses the internal GPS receiver but you can connect to an external GPS receiver. Because the internal GPS receiver uses the COM9 hardware port and baud rate 4800, you need to change the COM port setting to use an external GPS receiver.
  • Page 130: Update The Gps Functionality

    Select the connected external GPS receiver, tap Next, and check the COM port. Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap General Settings > GPS > Connection. In GPS hardware port drop-down menu, tap a port for the external GPS receiver.
  • Page 131 To use XTRA, Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap General Settings > GPS > XTRA. next to Enable XTRA Server. Select when to automatically download XTRA data. next to Enable SNTP Server. Tap Download XTRA Data. •...
  • Page 132: Bluetooth

    next to Enable A-GPS. Enter the server address and select an access point. Server addresses may differ depending on the service provider. The default port is 7275. Tap Done. Bluetooth You can connect with other Bluetooth-enabled wireless devices within a range. Walls or other obstacles between devices may block or impair the wireless connection.
  • Page 133 To allow other devices to find and connect to your device, tap Menu > Device Info, and tap to other devices. Tap Done. Change Bluetooth device names You can alter the name that your device will display to other Bluetooth-enabled devices. To change the device name, Tap Start >...
  • Page 134 Search for and pair with a Bluetooth-enabled device Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap Network Settings > Bluetooth. Tap Search. • Your device will search for and display the icons of Bluetooth-enabled devices. • To select a search option, tap Menu > Options and select a type from the drop-down menu.
  • Page 135: Send Data Via The Bluetooth Wireless Feature

    Send data via the Bluetooth wireless feature Locate an item or a file to send. Select a sending option. Drag a device icon into the centre. Receive data via the Bluetooth wireless feature Enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and tap Next (if necessary).
  • Page 136 To receive all incoming beams, Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap Network Settings > Bluetooth > Menu > Device Service. Tap Options next to Object Push. Check next to Enable to receive all Incomming beams. Tap Done. Activate the smart pairing option Tap Start >...
  • Page 137: Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi Your device features wireless networking capabilities that allow you to connect to wireless local area networks (WLANs). This device uses non-harmonised frequency and is intended for use in all European countries. The WLAN can be operated in the EU without restriction indoors, but cannot be operated outdoors in France.
  • Page 138 Create a new Wi-Fi connection Tap Start > Settings. On the Basic Settings tab, tap Network Settings > Wi-Fi. Tap Menu > Add New. Enter a network name and configure connection settings. When you are finished, tap Next. Enter network authentication settings. Drag a network icon to the device icon in the middle of the screen.
  • Page 139: Connected Home

    Tap Next (if necessary). Set the IEEE 802.1x access option and the extensible authentication protocol (EAP) type (if necessary). Tap Finish. • The new Wi-Fi network will appear on the Wi-Fi screen. To connect to the network, drag the network icon to the device icon in the middle of the screen.
  • Page 140 Tap SELECT CONTENTS. Tap the icon in the middle of the screen to select your device. Tap Menu > Settings. Tap Sharing Folders... under My media Sharing. Tap Add.. to share a folder (maximum of three folders). Navigate to and tap a folder name. You can change a shared folder by tapping Change...
  • Page 141 Select a player — • The media files of the selected folder appear or start playback on the selected player. You can control playback using icons of your device. • A buffer may occur on the player depending on the network connection and the connected server.
  • Page 142 Select a player — • The selected media files appear or start playback on the selected player. You can control playback using icons of your device. • A buffer may occur on the player depending on the network connection and the connected server. Download files to your device Search for and connect to a network using the WLAN.
  • Page 143: Delete Files

    Select a device Select a folder and locate files. Tap Menu > Download. Select files and tap Download. • The files will be downloaded to your device. Delete files You can delete files from the now playing list to prevent them from being played on your device.
  • Page 144: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have trouble with your device, try these procedures before you contact a service professional. When you turn on your device, the following messages may appear: Message The SIM card is missing. Enter PIN. SIM card blocked. Try this to solve the problem: Ensure that the SIM or USIM card is installed correctly.
  • Page 145 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. Move to an open area.
  • Page 146 You select a contact to call, but the call is not dialled • Ensure that the correct number is stored in the contact information. • Re-enter and save the number (if necessary). Another caller cannot hear you speaking • Ensure that you are not blocking the built-in microphone. •...
  • Page 147 The battery does not charge properly or sometimes your device turns itself off while charging • Disconnect the device from the charger, remove and reinstall the battery, and try charging again. • The battery terminals may be dirty. Wipe both gold-coloured contacts with a clean and soft cloth and try charging the battery again.
  • Page 148 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 not more than 10 metres and that they are not separated by walls or other obstacles. •...
  • Page 149: Safety And Usage Information

    Safety and usage information Comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous or illegal situations and ensure peak performance of your device. Safety warnings Keep your device away from small children and pets Keep your device and all accessories out of the reach of small children or animals.
  • Page 150 Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
  • Page 151 Avoid interference with pacemakers Maintain a minimum of 15 cm (6 inches) between mobile devices and pacemakers to avoid potential interference, as recommended by manufacturers and the independent research group, Wireless Technology Research. If you have any reason to suspect that your device is interfering with a pacemaker or other medical device, turn off the device immediately and contact the manufacturer of the pacemaker or medical device for guidance.
  • Page 152: Safety Precautions

    Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hand and face. Bring the device to a Samsung service centre to replace the screen. Damage caused by careless handling will void your manufacturer’s warranty.
  • Page 153 Turn off the device near medical equipment Your device can interfere with medical equipment in hospitals or health care facilities. Follow all regulations, posted warnings, and directions from medical personnel. Turn off the device or disable the wireless functions when in an aircraft Your device can cause interference with aircraft equipment.
  • Page 154 Handle your device carefully and sensibly • Do not disassemble your device due to a risk of electric shock. • Do not allow your device to get wet—liquids can cause serious damage and will change the colour of the label that indicates water damage inside the device.
  • Page 155: Important Usage Information

    Avoid interference with other electronic devices Your device emits radio frequency (RF) signals that may interfere with unshielded or improperly shielded electronic equipment, such as pacemakers, hearing aids, medical devices, and other electronic devices in homes or vehicles. Consult the manufacturers of your electronic devices to solve any interference problems you experience.
  • Page 156 Ensure maximum battery and charger life • Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as overcharging may shorten battery life. • Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be recharged before use. • Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use. •...
  • Page 157 The Declaration of Conformity at the back of this guide demonstrates your device’s compliance with the European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the Samsung mobile device website.
  • Page 158 Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life.
  • Page 159 Correct disposal of batteries in this product (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate battery return systems) This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life.
  • Page 160 “THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." SAMSUNG DOES NOT WARRANT CONTENT OR SERVICES SO PROVIDED, EITHER EXPRESSLY OR IMPLIEDLY, FOR ANY PURPOSE. SAMSUNG EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED...
  • Page 161 DAMAGES." Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time, and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any content or service will remain available for any period of time. Content and services are transmitted by third parties by means of networks and transmission facilities over which Samsung has no control.
  • Page 162: Index

    Index ActiveSync Exchange server, 81 installing, 79 schedule, 82 synchronise, 80 alarm setting, 86 stopping, 87 background image see Today Screen battery charging, 16 installing, 15 Bluetooth activating, 132 connecting to other devices, 134 receiving data, 135 sending data, 135 browser see Opera calculator...
  • Page 163 Connected Home contacts assigning photos, 45 assigning ringtones, 46 assigning speed dial numbers, 45 copying and moving contact cards, 43 creating contacts, 42 organising, 44 searching for contacts, 43 converter see Unit Converter Cube launcher Digital Frame Etiquette pause Exchange Server see ActiveSync FM radio listening, 72...
  • Page 164 Memo memory card Messaging adding email accounts, 53 sending email, 52 sending multimedia, 51 sending text, 50 viewing, 53 Microsoft My Phone Midomi notes creating, 91 sketches, 91 Opera adding bookmarks, 105 browsing, 103 Photo starting slideshows, 69 viewing photos, 69 photos basic capturing, 54 capturing in Action shot...
  • Page 165 Task Switcher Tasks creating, 94 marking as completed, 95 text input Block Recognizer, 36 keyboard, 37 Letter Recognizer, 38 Samsung Keypad, 39 Transcriber, 40 themes see Today Screen Today screen adding or removing items, 26 changing themes or background images, 25...
  • Page 166 USIM card Video Editor videos playing, 58 recording, 57 volume call volume, 48 system volume, 27 Widgets customising widgets, 31 dragging to the Today screen, 30 opening the toolbar, 28 Wi-Fi world clock...
  • Page 167 2009.05.13 (place and date of issue) * It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.
  • Page 168 Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone depending on the software of the phone or your service provider. Printed in Korea Code No.:GH68-25979A World Wide Web English (EU). 11/2009. Rev. 1.3 http://www.samsungmobile.com...

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