Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro User Manual

Samsung Galaxy XCover FieldPro User Manual

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  • Page 1 User manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Features Push-to-Talk Bixby Camera Security Expandable storage Water and dust resistance Getting started Front view Back view Assemble your device Install cards and the battery Charge the battery Start using your device Use the Setup Wizard Transfer data from an old device Lock or unlock your device Accounts ATT_G889A_EN_UM_TN_SI1_101819_FINAL...
  • Page 3 Navigation Customize your home screen Bixby Flexible security Multi window Enter text Emergency mode Apps Using apps Uninstall or disable apps Search for apps Sort apps Create and use folders App settings Samsung apps Galaxy Essentials Galaxy Store Secure Folder...
  • Page 4 Table of contents Samsung Members Samsung Notes Calculator Calendar Camera Clock Contacts Email Gallery Internet Messages My Files Phone Google apps Chrome Drive Gmail Google...
  • Page 5 Table of contents Google Pay Maps Photos Play Movies & TV Play Music Play Store YouTube Carrier apps Device Help Setup & Transfer Visual Voicemail Additional apps FirstNet PTT Blue Settings Access Settings Search for Settings Connections Wi-Fi Bluetooth...
  • Page 6 Table of contents Data usage Airplane mode NFC and payment Mobile hotspot Tethering Mobile networks Location Nearby device scanning Connect to a printer MirrorLink Virtual Private Networks Ethernet Sounds and vibration Sound mode Vibrations Volume Ringtone Notification sounds System sounds...
  • Page 7 Table of contents Dolby Atmos Equalizer Headset audio options Adapt sound Notifications Manage notifications Smart alert Display Screen brightness Blue light filter Font and screen zoom Screen mode Full screen apps Icon frames LED indicator Screen timeout Block accidental touches Screen saver Smart stay...
  • Page 8 Quick optimization Battery Storage and memory card Memory Language and input Date and time Report diagnostic information Troubleshooting Lock screen and security Screen lock types Google Play Protect Find My Mobile Security update Install unknown apps Samsung Pass Secure Folder...
  • Page 9 Factory data reset password Set up SIM card lock View passwords Security update service Device administration Credential storage Advanced security settings Accounts Samsung Cloud Add an account Account settings Remove an account Backup and restore Google settings Accessibility Vision viii...
  • Page 10 Dexterity and interaction Accessibility settings Installed services Other settings Help Dual Messenger About phone Learn more Videos Smart Simulator Tips Samsung Care Talk to an agent Legal information Notice from AT&T Samsung Knox Maintaining water and dust resistance Military Specification...
  • Page 11 Table of contents Restricting children’s access to your mobile device...
  • Page 12: Features

    Features Push-to-Talk This device supports push-to-talk. See FirstNet PTT Blue on page 88. Bixby Bixby learns what you like to do and works with your favorite apps and services to help you get more done. See Bixby on page 26. Camera Enjoy a full kit of pro lenses with an ultrawide lens that provides a full field of vision, just like the human eye.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting started Front view Back view Assemble your device Start using your device...
  • Page 14: Front View

    Getting started Front view Push-to-Talk key Front camera Volume keys Power key Push-to-Talk key USB charger/ Accessory port Speaker Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 15: Back View

    Getting started Back view Headset jack Microphone Rear camera Flash Fingerprint scanner Microphone Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 16: Assemble Your Device

    NOTE  Use only charging devices and batteries (if applicable) that are approved by Samsung. Samsung charging devices and batteries are designed for your device to maximize battery life. Using other charging devices and batteries may void your warranty and may cause damage.
  • Page 17: Install Cards And The Battery

    Getting started NOTE  Your device is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance. To maintain the water-resistant and dust-resistant features of your device, make sure that the SIM card/Memory card tray openings are maintained free of dust and water, and the tray is securely inserted prior to any exposure to liquids. For more information, see Maintaining water and dust resistance on page 137.
  • Page 18 Getting started  2. Carefully remove the battery.  3. Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card slot. Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face down into the device.
  • Page 19 Getting started  4. Slide the microSD card into the slot with the gold contacts facing down.  5. Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the device, making sure the connectors align.
  • Page 20: Charge The Battery

    TIP  While charging, the device and the charger may become hot and stop charging. This usually does not affect the device’s lifespan or performance and is in the device’s normal range of operation. Disconnect the charger from the device and wait for the device to cool down. For more information, visit
  • Page 21: Start Using Your Device

    Smart Switch can transfer your data via USB cable, Wi-Fi, or computer. Visit to learn more.  1. From Settings, tap Cloud and accounts > Smart Switch.
  • Page 22: Lock Or Unlock Your Device

    Getting started Lock or unlock your device Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your device. By default, the device locks automatically when the screen times out. For more information about screen locks, see Lock screen and security on page 119. Power key Press to lock.
  • Page 23: Accounts

    FRP requires your Google Account information when resetting to factory settings. For more information, see Factory reset protection on page 118. Add a Samsung account Sign in to your Samsung account to access exclusive Samsung content and make full use of Samsung apps.  1. From Settings, tap Cloud and accounts >...
  • Page 24: Set Up Voicemail

    Getting started Set up voicemail You can set up your voicemail service when you access it for the first time. You can access voicemail through the Phone app.  1. From Phone, tap Voicemail.  2. Follow the tutorial to create a password, record a greeting, and record your name.
  • Page 25: Navigation

    Getting started Navigation A touch screen responds best to a light touch from the pad of your finger or a capacitive stylus. Using excessive force or a metallic object on the touch screen may damage the tempered glass surface and void the warranty. Lightly touch items to select or launch them.
  • Page 26 Getting started Swipe Lightly drag your finger across the screen.   Swipe the screen to unlock the device.   Swipe the screen to scroll through the Home screens or menu options. Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 27 Getting started Drag and drop Touch and hold an item, and then move it to a new location.   Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen.   Drag a widget to place it in a new location. Devices and software are constantly evolving —...
  • Page 28 Getting started Zoom in and out Bring your thumb and forefinger together or apart to zoom in and out.   Bring your thumb and forefinger together on the screen to zoom out.   Move your thumb and forefinger apart on the screen to zoom in. Devices and software are constantly evolving —...
  • Page 29 Getting started Touch and hold Touch and hold items to activate them.   Touch and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of options.   Touch and hold a Home screen to customize the Home screen. Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 30: Customize Your Home Screen

    Getting started Customize your home screen The Home screen is the starting point for navigating your device. You can place your favorite apps and widgets here. You can set up additional Home screens, remove screens, change the order of screens, and choose a main Home screen. App icons You can use app icons to launch an app from any Home screen.
  • Page 31 Getting started Widgets Add widgets to your home screens for quick access to info or apps.  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold the screen.  2. Tap Widgets, and then touch and hold a widget, drag it to a Home screen, and release it.
  • Page 32 Getting started  • Hide apps: Choose apps to hide from the Home and App screens. Return to this screen to restore hidden apps. Hidden apps are still installed and can appear as results in Finder searches.  • About Home screen: View version information.
  • Page 33 Getting started Easy mode The Easy mode layout has larger text and icons, making for a more straightforward visual experience. Switch between the default screen layout and a simpler layout. Apps list  1. From Settings, tap Display > Easy mode.  2.
  • Page 34 Getting started Status bar The Status bar provides device information on the right side and notification alerts on the left. Status icons Battery full Battery low Charging Mute Vibrate   Airplane mode Bluetooth active Wi-Fi active Location active Alarm   Notification icons Missed calls Call in progress...
  • Page 35 Getting started Notification panel For quick access to notifications, settings, and more, simply open the Notification panel. Device settings Quick settings View all Notification cards Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 36 Getting started View the Notification panel You can access the Notification panel from any screen.  1. Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification panel.  2. Swipe down the list to see notification details.  • To open an item, tap it.  •...
  • Page 37: Bixby

    Customize how face recognition works. ◌   From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Face recognition.   • Remove face data: Delete existing faces.   • Samsung Pass: Access your online accounts using face recognition.   • Face unlock: Enable or disable face recognition security.
  • Page 38 Use fingerprint recognition as an alternative to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your fingerprint to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account. To use your fingerprint to unlock your device, you must set a pattern, PIN, or password.
  • Page 39 Getting started Biometrics Preferences Configure your preferences for biometric security options. ◌   From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Screen transition effect to show a transition effect when you use biometrics to unlock your device.
  • Page 40: Multi Window

    Getting started Multi window ™ Multitask by using two apps at the same time. Apps that support Multi window can be displayed together on a split screen. You can switch between the apps and adjust the size of their windows. Split screen control  1.
  • Page 41 Getting started Multi window settings Additional features are available for Multi window. ◌   From Settings, tap Advanced features > Multi window, and then tap On/Off to enable each of the following options:   • Split screen view action: Configure the Recent apps key to switch between full screen view and split screen view.
  • Page 42: Enter Text

    Text can be entered using a keyboard or your voice. Expand toolbar ◌   Tap a field to display the Samsung keyboard.   • Tap Show predictive text to view suggested words while you type.   • Tap Show toolbar functions to view all keyboard options.
  • Page 43   • Keyboard layout and feedback: Customize the appearance and function of the keyboard.   • Reset to default settings: Return keyboard to original settings and clear personalized data.   • About Samsung keyboard: View version and legal information for the Samsung keyboard.
  • Page 44 Instead of typing, enter text by speaking. Open settings Return to keyboard  1. From the Samsung keyboard, tap Voice input.  2. Tap the screen and speak your text. Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 45: Emergency Mode

     2. Tap Settings for options.  • Keyboard language: Choose the language for the keyboard.  • Voice input language: Select the language for Samsung voice input.  • Hide offensive words: Hide potentially offensive words with asterisks. Emergency mode Use Emergency mode to access helpful emergency features and conserve your device’s power during an emergency situation.
  • Page 46 Getting started   –   Email: Launch the Email app. – ™   Maps: Launch Google Maps   Battery charge: Displays estimated battery charge percentage.   Estimated battery life: Displays estimated remaining battery charge time based on current battery charge and usage.  ...
  • Page 47: Apps

    Apps Using apps Samsung apps Google apps Carrier apps Additional apps...
  • Page 48: Using Apps

    Apps Using apps The Apps list displays all preloaded and downloaded apps. Apps can be downloaded ™ from Galaxy Store and the Google Play store. ◌   From a Home screen, swipe the screen upward to access the Apps list. Uninstall or disable apps Installed apps can be removed from your device.
  • Page 49: Create And Use Folders

    Apps Create and use folders You can make folders to organize App shortcuts on the Apps list.  1. From Apps, touch and hold an app shortcut, and then drag it on top of another app shortcut until it is highlighted.  2. Release the app shortcut to create the folder.  •...
  • Page 50 Apps  • App permissions: Control which apps have permissions to use certain features of your device.  • Show/Hide system apps: Show or hide system (background) apps.  • Special access: Select which apps can have special access permissions to features on your device.  •...
  • Page 51: Samsung Apps

    ◌   From Apps, tap More options > Galaxy Essentials. Galaxy Store Find and download premium apps that are exclusive to Galaxy devices. A Samsung account is required to download from Galaxy Store. ◌   From Apps, tap Galaxy Store.
  • Page 52: Samsung Notes

    Apps Samsung Notes Use Samsung Notes to create notes containing text, images with footnotes, voice recordings, and music. You can share your notes easily using social networking services. Visit to learn more. ◌   From Apps, tap Samsung Notes >...
  • Page 53 From Samsung Notes, tap Menu for the following options:   • All notes: View all notes.    • Trash: View deleted notes.    • Categories: View notes by category.  Settings : View settings for the Samsung Notes app.    •...
  • Page 54: Calculator

    Apps Calculator The Calculator app features both basic and scientific math functions, as well as a unit converter. ◌   From Apps, tap Calculator. History Unit converter View past Convert between calculations. measurements. Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 55: Calendar

    Apps Calendar The Calendar app can be connected to your various online accounts to consolidate all your calendars in one place. ◌   From Apps, tap Calendar. Change to other Go to today’s date calendar views Double-tap to edit event Create new event Devices and software are constantly evolving —...
  • Page 56 Apps Add calendars Add existing calendars to the Calendar app.  1. From Calendar, tap More options.  2. Tap Manage calendars > Add account, and select an account type.  3. Enter your account information and follow the prompts. TIP  Accounts may also support email, contacts, and other features. Create an event Use your Calendar to create events.
  • Page 57: Camera

    Apps Camera You can capture high-quality pictures and videos using the Camera app. ◌   From Apps, tap Camera. TIP  If Quick launch is enabled, quickly press the Home key twice. Shooting modes Switch cameras Settings Gallery Capture Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 58 Apps Navigate the camera screen Take stunning pictures with your device’s front and rear cameras.  1. From Camera, set up your shot with the following features:  • Tap the screen where you want the camera to focus.  – When you tap the screen, a brightness scale appears. Drag the light bulb to adjust the brightness.
  • Page 59 Apps   • Selective focus: Change the focus of pictures after they have been taken. You can focus on subjects near to the camera, far away from the camera, or both.   • Auto: Allow the camera to set the color and exposure of each shot automatically.
  • Page 60 Apps   • Super slow-mo: Record videos at a high frame rate for viewing in slow motion. You can play a specific section of each video in slow motion after recording it.  – Multi-take: Catch multiple moments in super slow motion while recording a video.
  • Page 61 Apps   • Storage location: Select a memory location.  – A memory card (not included) must be installed to view Storage location. For more information, see Assemble your device on page 5.   • Voice control: Take pictures using key words.  ...
  • Page 62: Clock

    Apps Clock The Clock app offers features for keeping track of time and setting alarms. ◌   From Apps, tap Clock, and tap a tab to use a feature. Turn alarm on or off Create new alarm Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 63 Apps Alarm Use the Alarm tab to set one-time or recurring alarms and choose options for how to be notified.  1. From Clock, tap Add alarm.  2. Tap the following items to configure an alarm:  • Time: Set a time for the alarm.  •...
  • Page 64 Apps World clock The World clock lets you keep track of the current time in multiple cities around the globe. Location Search Center the globe on Find a particular city. your current location. City Globe View the current Drag to spin and time and add to your see times around list of cities.
  • Page 65 Apps Time zone converter Set a time in a city on your World clock list to see what the local times would be in the other listed cities.  1. From Clock, tap World clock.  2. Tap  Time zone converter.  3. Tap Menu to choose a different city.
  • Page 66 Apps Timer Set a countdown timer for up to 99 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds.  1. From Clock, tap Timer.  2. Use the keypad and tap Hours, Minutes, and Seconds to set the Timer.  3. Tap Start to begin the Timer.  •...
  • Page 67: Contacts

    Apps Contacts Store and manage your contacts. You can synchronize with personal accounts added to your device. Accounts may also support email, calendars, and other features. ◌   From Apps, tap Contacts > Create contact. Add profile picture Add, delete, and expand fields Devices and software are constantly evolving —...
  • Page 68 Apps Edit a contact When editing a contact, you can tap a field and change or delete information, or you can add more fields to the contact’s list of information.  1. From Contacts, tap a contact.  2. Tap Details > Edit.  3.
  • Page 69 Apps  3. Tap Share.  4. Tap either vCard file (VCF) or Text.  5. Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts. Groups You can use groups to organize your contacts. Create a group Create your own contact groups.  1. From Contacts, tap Groups.
  • Page 70 Apps Send an email to a group Send an email to members of a group.  1. From Contacts, tap Groups, and then tap a group.  2. Tap  More options > Send email.  3. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all, and then tap Done.
  • Page 71 Apps Export contacts Export contacts from your phone as vCard files (VCF).  1. From Contacts tap Menu > Manage contacts.  2. Tap Import/export contacts.  3. Tap Export and follow the prompts. Link or unlink contacts Consolidate contact information from multiple sources into one contact by linking entries into a single contact.
  • Page 72: Email

    Apps Email View and manage multiple email accounts in one app. To add an email account, see Add an email account on page 12. ◌   From Apps, tap Email. Add attachment Send message Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 73 Apps Create and send an email Compose and send email messages from your device.  1. From Email, tap Compose new email.  • Different email account may have additional steps and options.  2. Tap the To field to add an email address or tap Add from Contacts to select a recipient from your contacts.
  • Page 74 Apps View multiple email accounts You can view email you receive for multiple accounts, or you can view email accounts individually. ◌   From Email, tap for the following options:   • [Account name]: View email for only one email account.  ...
  • Page 75: Gallery

    Apps Gallery Go to the Gallery to look at the all the visual media stored on your device. You can view, edit, and manage pictures and videos. ◌   From Apps, tap Gallery. Sort images into Customize collections custom albums of pictures and videos View pictures Share pictures...
  • Page 76 Apps View pictures Pictures stored on your device are viewable in the Gallery app.  1. From Gallery, tap Pictures.  2. Tap a picture to view it. Swipe left or right to view other pictures or videos.  • To mark the picture as a favorite, tap Favorite.
  • Page 77 Apps Play video View the videos stored on your device. You can save videos as favorites, and view video details.  1. From Gallery, tap Pictures.  2. Tap a video to view it. Swipe left or right to view other pictures or videos.  •...
  • Page 78 Apps  • Sticker: Overlay illustrated or animated stickers.  • Audio: Adjust the volume levels and add background music to the video.  4. Tap Save, and then confirm when prompted. Share pictures and videos Share pictures and videos from the Gallery app.  1.
  • Page 79 Apps Palm swipe to capture a screenshot Capture an image of the screen by swiping the edge of your hand across it, from side to side, keeping in contact with the screen.  1. From Settings, tap Advanced features > Palm swipe to capture.  2.
  • Page 80: Internet

    Apps Internet Samsung Internet is a simple, fast, and reliable web browser for your device. Experience more secure Web browsing features with Secret Mode, Biometric Web Login, and Contents Blocker. ◌   From Apps, tap Internet. Add to Reload webpage...
  • Page 81 Apps Browser tabs Use tabs to view multiple web pages at the same time. ◌   From Internet, tap Tabs > New tab.   • To close a tab, tap Close tab . Tabs > Bookmarks The Bookmarks page stores Bookmarks, Saved pages, and your browsing History. Open a Bookmark Quickly launch a web page from the Bookmarks page.
  • Page 82 Apps Secret mode Pages viewed in Secret mode are not listed in your browser history or search history, and leave no traces (such as cookies) on your device. Secret tabs are a darker shade than the normal tab windows. Any downloaded files remain on your device after you close the secret tab.  1.
  • Page 83: Messages

    Apps Messages Keep in touch with your contacts by using the Messages app to share photos, send emojis, or just say a quick hello. ◌   From Apps, tap Messages > Compose. Add attachment Send message Message search To quickly locate a message, use the search feature.  1.
  • Page 84 Apps Delete conversations You can remove your conversion history by deleting conversations.  1. From Messages, tap More options > Edit.  2. Tap each conversation you want to delete.  3. Tap Delete, and confirm when prompted. Emergency alerts Emergency alerts notify you of imminent threats and other situations. There is no charge for receiving an Emergency alert message.
  • Page 85: My Files

    View and manage files stored on your device, including images, videos, music, and sound clips. ◌   From Apps, tap Samsung folder > My Files. Search Storage locations Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.
  • Page 86 Apps File groups Files stored in the device are organized into the following groups:   Recent files: View recently accessed files. • –   This option displays if one or more files have been accessed recently.   Categories: View your files based on the file type. •...
  • Page 87: Phone

    Apps Phone The Phone app does more than just make telephone calls. Explore the advanced calling features. See your carrier for more information. ◌   From a Home screen, tap Phone. Access voicemail Make a call Make a video call Devices and software are constantly evolving —...
  • Page 88 Apps Calls The Phone app allows you to make and answer calls from the Home screen, Recents tab, Contacts and more. Make a call Use your phone to make and answer calls from a Home screen. ◌   From Phone, enter a number on the keypad and tap Call.
  • Page 89 Apps Answer a call When a call is received, the phone rings and the caller’s phone number or name is displayed. If you are using an app, a pop-up screen is displayed for the incoming call. ◌   On the incoming call screen, drag Answer to the right to answer the call.
  • Page 90 Apps Switch to headset or speaker ® Listen to the call using the speaker or through a Bluetooth headset (not included). ◌   Speaker to hear the caller using the speaker or tap Bluetooth to hear the caller using a Bluetooth headset. Multitask If you exit the call screen to use another app, your active call is indicated in the Status bar.
  • Page 91 Apps Delete call records To delete Call log entries:  1. From Phone, tap Recents.  2. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from the Call log.  3. Tap Delete. Block a number By adding a caller to your Block list, future calls from this number are sent directly to your voicemail, and messages are not received.
  • Page 92 Apps Make a call with Speed dial You can make a call using Speed dial. ◌   From Phone, touch and hold the Speed dial number.   • If the Speed dial number is more than one digit long, enter the first digits, and then hold the last digit.
  • Page 93 Apps Phone settings These settings allow you to modify settings associated with the Phone app. ◌   From Phone, tap  More options > Settings. Optional calling services If available with your service plan, the following calling services are supported. Place a multi-party call If your service plan supports this feature, you can make another call while a call is in progress.
  • Page 94 Apps Real Time Text (RTT) Type back and forth in real time with the other person while on a call. You can use RTT whenever you are calling someone whose phone also supports RTT or is connected to a teletypewriter (TTY) device. The RTT icon appears on all incoming RTT calls.
  • Page 95: Google Apps

    Apps Google apps Enjoy these apps from Google. Chrome ™ Browse the Internet with Chrome and bring your open tabs, bookmarks, and address bar data from your computer to your mobile device. Visit to learn more. Drive ™ Open, view, rename, and share files saved to your Google Drive cloud account.
  • Page 96: Google Pay

    Apps Google Pay Pay with your Android phone at participating stores and within mobile apps ™ with Google Pay Visit to learn more. Maps Get directions and other location-based information. You must enable location services to use Google Maps. For more information, see Location on page 100. Visit to learn more.
  • Page 97: Play Store

    Apps Play Store Find new apps, movies and TV shows, music, books, magazines, and games in the Google Play store. Visit to learn more. YouTube ™ Watch and upload YouTube videos right from your device. Visit to learn more.
  • Page 98: Carrier Apps

    Apps Carrier apps Some apps require a data plan or paid subscription. Contact your carrier for additional information. Device Help Access online information to help with your device questions. Setup &  Transfer Transfer your contacts, call logs, messages, and media when switching phones. Visual Voicemail View and play voicemail messages, easily save important numbers to your Favorites list, and respond by calling or texting.
  • Page 99: Additional Apps

    Apps Additional apps The following apps are preloaded or downloaded over-the-air to your device. FirstNet PTT Blue Push-to-Talk allows first responders or law enforcement communicate with each other efficiently. It offers both one-to-one and group communications using voice and text. Even if the network is not available, you can communicate device to device.
  • Page 100: Settings

    Settings Access Settings Connections Sounds and vibration Notifications Display Device maintenance Lock screen and security Accounts Accessibility Other settings...
  • Page 101: Access Settings

    Settings Access Settings There are a couple of ways to access your device settings.   Drag down the Status bar, and then tap Settings. —   From Apps, tap Settings. — Search for Settings If you are not sure exactly where to find a certain setting, you can search for it.  1.
  • Page 102 Settings  3. Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:  • Network name: Type the exact name of the network.  • Security: Select a security option from the list, and enter the password if required.  • Auto reconnect: Choose this option if you want to automatically reconnect to this network whenever you are in range.
  • Page 103 Settings  3. Tap View more to see additional network settings.  • Hotspot 2.0: Connect automatically to Wi-Fi networks that support Hotspot 2.0.  • WPS push button: Connect to a Wi-Fi network by pressing the WPS button on a router.  • WPS PIN entry: Connect to a Wi-Fi network by entering your WPS PIN.  •...
  • Page 104: Bluetooth

    Settings Bluetooth ® You can pair your device to other Bluetooth-enabled devices, like Bluetooth headphones or a Bluetooth-enabled vehicle infotainment system. Once a pairing is created, the devices remember each other and can exchange information without having to enter the passkey again.  1.
  • Page 105: Data Usage

    Settings Advanced options Additional Bluetooth features are available in the Advanced menu.  1. From Settings, tap Connections > Bluetooth.  2. Tap More options > Advanced for the following options:  • Dual audio: Play audio from your device to two connected Bluetooth devices.  •...
  • Page 106: Airplane Mode

    Settings Monitor mobile data You can customize your mobile data access by setting limits and restrictions. ◌   From Settings, tap Connections > Data usage. The following options are available:   • Mobile data: Use mobile data from your plan.  ...
  • Page 107: Nfc And Payment

    Settings NFC and payment Near Field Communication (NFC) allows you to communicate with another device without connecting to a network. This technology is used by Android Beam and certain payment apps. ◌   From Settings, tap Connections > NFC and payment, and then tap to turn on this feature.
  • Page 108: Mobile Hotspot

    Settings Mobile hotspot Mobile hotspot uses your data plan to create a Wi-Fi network that can be used by multiple devices.  1. From Settings, tap Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot.  2. Tap to turn on Mobile hotspot.  3. On the devices you want to connect, activate Wi-Fi and select your device’s Mobile hotspot.
  • Page 109 Settings Configure mobile hotspot settings You can customize your mobile hotspot's security and connection settings.  1. From Settings, tap Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering > Mobile hotspot.  2. Tap More options > Configure mobile hotspot for the following settings:  • Network name: View and change the name of your Mobile hotspot.  •...
  • Page 110: Tethering

    Settings Tethering You can use tethering to share your device’s Internet connection with another device.  1. From Settings, tap Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering.  2. Connect the computer to the device using a USB cable, and then tap USB tethering. Mobile networks Use Mobile networks to configure your device's ability to connect to mobile networks and use mobile data.
  • Page 111: Location

    Settings Location Location services use a combination of GPS, mobile network and Wi-Fi to determine the location of your device.  1. From Settings, tap Connections > Location.  2. Tap to turn on Location services.  3. Tap Locating method to select how your location is determined:  •...
  • Page 112: Nearby Device Scanning

    Settings Nearby device scanning Easily set up connections to other available devices by turning on Nearby device scanning. This feature sends you a notification when there are available devices to connect to.  1. From Settings, tap Connections > More connection settings > Nearby device scanning.
  • Page 113: Virtual Private Networks

    Settings Virtual Private Networks A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to connect to a private secured network from your device. You will need the connection information from your VPN administrator.  1. From Settings, tap Connections > More connection settings > VPN.  2.
  • Page 114: Ethernet

    Settings Ethernet If wireless network connection is not available, you can use an Ethernet cable to connect your device to a local network.  1. Connect an Ethernet cable to your device.  2. From Settings, tap Connections > More connection settings > Ethernet, and follow the prompts.
  • Page 115: Vibrations

    Settings Vibrations You can control how and when your device vibrates  1. From Settings, tap Sounds and vibration.  2. Tap options to customize:  • Vibrate while ringing: Set your device to vibrate in addition to ringing when you receive a call.  •...
  • Page 116: Ringtone

      • Vibration feedback: Enable vibration when the navigation keys are tapped.   • Dialing keypad tones: Play a tone when dialing numbers on the Phone keypad.   • Keyboard sound: Play a sound when typing with the Samsung keyboard.   • Keyboard vibration: Vibrate when typing with the Samsung keyboard.
  • Page 117: Dolby Atmos

    Settings Dolby Atmos Enjoy Dolby Atmos quality when playing content that was specifically mixed for Atmos. This feature may only be available with a headset connected.  1. From Settings, tap Sounds and vibration > Sound quality and effects.  2. Tap Dolby Atmos to experience breakthrough audio that flows above and around you.
  • Page 118: Notifications

    Settings Notifications You can prioritize and streamline app alerts by changing which apps send notifications and how notifications alert you. Manage notifications You can configure notifications from apps and services. ◌   From Settings, tap Notifications.   • App icon badges: Identify which apps have active notifications with badges that appear on their icons.
  • Page 119: Blue Light Filter

    Settings Blue light filter The Blue light filter can help you sleep better if you use your device at night. You can set a schedule to automatically turn this feature on and off. ◌   From Settings, tap Display > Blue light filter, and then choose one of the following options:  ...
  • Page 120: Icon Frames

    Settings Icon frames You can show icons with shaded frames to make them stand out on the Home screen and Apps screen.  1. From Settings, tap Display > Icon frames and choose one of the following options:  • Icons only: Show icons only.  •...
  • Page 121: Screen Saver

    Settings Screen saver You can display colors or photos when the screen turns off or while charging.  1. From Settings, tap Display > Screen saver.  2. Tap to enable the feature and configure the following options:  • Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing screen of colors.  •...
  • Page 122: Touch Sensitivity

    Settings Touch sensitivity Increase the touch sensitivity of the screen for use with screen protectors. ◌   From Settings, tap Advanced features > Touch sensitivity to enable. Device maintenance View the status of your device’s battery, storage, and memory. You can also automatically optimize your device’s system resources.
  • Page 123: Storage And Memory Card

    Settings   • Always sleeping apps: Select apps to put to sleep immediately when not being used. More options > Advanced settings : Configure advanced battery settings   • and notifications. Storage and memory card View the device memory and usage. You can also mount, unmount, or format an optional memory card (not included).
  • Page 124: Memory

    Settings  3. Under Portable storage, tap your SD card, and then tap Unmount.  4. Remove your memory card from the device. Format a memory card When formatting an SD card, you should back up your music and photo files that are stored on the card because formatting the SD card deletes ALL stored files.
  • Page 125 Settings Default keyboard You can select a default keyboard for your device’s menus and keyboards. Additional keyboards can be downloaded from the Google Play store.  1. From Settings, tap General management > Language and input.  2. Tap Default keyboard, and select a keyboard. Google Voice typing ™...
  • Page 126   From Settings, tap General management > Language and input > Text-to-speech for options:   • Preferred engine: Choose either the Samsung or Google Text-to-speech engine. Tap Settings for options.   • Use system language: Set the default speech language.
  • Page 127: Date And Time

     – Set time: Enter the current time.   • Use 24-hour format: Set the format for displaying time. Report diagnostic information Send diagnostic information about your device to Samsung when you are having technical problems.  1. From Settings, tap General management > Report diagnostic information.
  • Page 128 Settings Reset Reset device and network settings. You can also reset your device to its factory defaults. Reset settings You can reset your device to its factory default settings, which resets everything except the security, language, and account settings. Personal data is not affected.  1.
  • Page 129 Settings Factory data reset You can reset your device to factory defaults, erasing all data from your device. This action permanently erases ALL data from the device, including Google or other account settings, system and application data and settings, downloaded applications, as well as your music, photos, videos, and other files.
  • Page 130: Lock Screen And Security

    You will not be able to access the device after a factory data reset if you do not have your Google Account username and password. CAUTION  Before sending your device to Samsung or taking it to a Samsung- authorized service center, remove your Google Account and then perform a factory data reset.
  • Page 131 Settings  2. Tap to enable showing notifications on the lock screen. The following options are available:  • Hide content: Do not show notifications in the notification panel.  • Notification icons only: Hide notification details and show only the icon.  • Transparency: Adjust the transparency of the lock screen.  •...
  • Page 132: Google Play Protect

    For more information, visit TIP  A Samsung account is required, and Google location service must be turned on in order to use Find My Mobile. Turn on Find My Mobile Before you can use the Find My Mobile feature, you must turn it on and customize the options.
  • Page 133: Install Unknown Apps

    TIP  Installing unknown third-party apps could make your device and personal data more vulnerable to security risks. Samsung Pass Use Samsung Pass to access your favorite services with biometric data. You must sign in to your Samsung account to use Samsung Pass. Visit to learn more.
  • Page 134: Secure Startup

    Settings Secure startup You can protect your device by requiring a PIN, pattern, or password when your device is turned on. ◌   From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Secure startup and select an option. TIP  A secure screen lock (Pattern, PIN, or Password) is required to use Secure startup.
  • Page 135: Set Up Sim Card Lock

    Biometrics and security > Other security settings for the following options:   • Security policy updates: Check for security updates.   • Send security reports: Use Wi-Fi to send security reports to Samsung for threat analysis. Device administration You can authorize security features and apps (like Find My Mobile) to have administrative access to your device.
  • Page 136: Credential Storage

    Settings Credential storage You can manage the trusted security certificates installed on your device, which verify the identity of servers for secure connections. ◌   From Settings, tap Biometrics and security > Other security settings for the following options:   • Storage type: Select a storage location for credential contents.  ...
  • Page 137: Accounts

    Cloud and accounts > Samsung Cloud.   If a Samsung account has not been added, the screens explain how to create or sign in to your account.  2. Once a Samsung account is configured, you can view and manage items stored in the Samsung Cloud.
  • Page 138: Remove An Account

    From Settings, tap Cloud and accounts > Backup and restore for options:   • Back up data: Configure your Samsung account to back up your data.   • Restore data: Use your Samsung account to restore your backup data. Google Account You can enable backup of your information to your Google Account.
  • Page 139: Google Settings

      • High contrast fonts: Adjust the color and outline of fonts to increase the contrast with the background.   • High contrast keyboard: Adjust the size of the Samsung keyboard and change its colors to increase the contrast between the keys and the background.
  • Page 140 Settings   • Negative colors: Reverse the display of colors from white text on a black background to black text on a white background.   • Color adjustment: Adjust the color of the screen if you find it difficult to see some colors.
  • Page 141: Hearing

      • Flash notification: Set the camera light or screen to blink whenever you receive a notification.   • Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung subtitles with multimedia files when available.   • Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles with multimedia files when...
  • Page 142: Dexterity And Interaction

    Settings Dexterity and interaction You can configure Accessibility features to assist with limited dexterity when interacting with your device. Alternate input You can control your device using different kinds of inputs and controls. ◌   From Settings, tap Accessibility > Dexterity and interaction and tap an option:  ...
  • Page 143: Accessibility Settings

    Settings Accessibility settings You can customize additional accessibility features and services for your device. TIP  Additional accessibility apps may be downloaded from the Google Play store. ◌   From Settings, tap Accessibility and tap an option:   • Text-to-speech: Set your preferred text-to-speech (TTS) engine and options. For more information, see Text-to-speech on page 115.
  • Page 144: Other Settings

    Settings Other settings Configure features on your device that make it easier to use. Help View the user manual on your device. ◌   From Settings, tap Help. Dual Messenger Use two separate accounts for the same app.  1. From Settings, tap Advanced features >...
  • Page 145: Learn More

    Learn more   Videos Smart Simulator Tips Samsung Care Talk to an agent Contact us on Facebook Messenger Find us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter...
  • Page 146: Legal Information

    READ THIS INFORMATION BEFORE USING YOUR MOBILE DEVICE. Arbitration Agreement - This Product is subject to a binding arbitration agreement between you and SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC. (“Samsung”). You can opt out of the agreement within 30 calendar days of the first consumer purchase by emailing or calling 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) and...
  • Page 147: Notice From At&T

    For more information on AT&T’s Privacy Policy, visit: Samsung Knox Samsung Knox is Samsung’s security platform and is a mark for a Samsung device tested for security with enterprise use in mind. Additional licensing fee may be required. For more information about Knox, please refer to:
  • Page 148: Maintaining Water And Dust Resistance

    Legal information Maintaining water and dust resistance CAUTION  To avoid electric shock and damage to your device, do not charge device while it is wet or in an area where it could get wet. Do not handle device, charger or cords with wet hands while charging. The device is not impervious to dust and water damage in any situation.
  • Page 149 Internet: ©2019 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung, Samsung Galaxy, Multi Window, and Smart Switch are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Other marks are the property of their respective owners. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Atmos, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

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