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  • Page 1 SGH-X461 User’s Guide...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Important safety precautions Failure to comply with the following precautions may be dangerous or illegal. Drive safely at all times Do not use a hand-held phone while driving. Park the vehicle first. Switch off the phone when refuelling Do not use the phone at a refuelling point (service station) or near fuels or chemicals.
  • Page 3 Keep the phone and all its parts, including accessories, out of the reach of small children. Accessories and batteries Use only Samsung-approved batteries and accessories, such as headsets and PC data cables. Use of any unauthorised accessories could damage you or your phone and may be dangerous.
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    Indicates a soft key, whose function is displayed on the phone screen. For example, <Menu> • Simple, compact design with Intenna Samsung’s powerful intenna technology allows the best call quality without an annoying external antenna. Special features of your phone •...
  • Page 5 • Phonebook Store home, office, or cellular phone numbers for your entries. • Short Message Service (SMS) Chat and share interest with your friends, family, or co-workers by SMS messages. • Multimedia Message Service (MMS) Send and receive MMS messages with a combination of text, images, and sounds.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Unpack Make sure you have each item Your phone Buttons, features, and locations Get started First steps to operating your phone Install and charge the phone ... 7 Power on or off... 8 Keys and display ... 9 Access menu functions ... 11 Customise your phone...
  • Page 7 Overview of menu functions To access Menu mode, press <Menu> in Idle mode. 1 SIM AT p. 25 4 Sound settings 1 Ring tone 2 Ring volume 2 Call records p. 25 3 Alert type 4 Keypad tone 1 Missed calls p.
  • Page 8: Unpack

    User’s Guide You can obtain various accessories from your local Samsung dealer. The items supplied with your phone and the accessories available at your Samsung dealer may vary, depending on your country or service provider. Your phone Buttons, features, and locations...
  • Page 9: Get Started

    Get started First steps to operating your phone SIM card information When you subscribe to a cellular network, you receive a plug-in SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card loaded with your subscription details, such as your PIN, and available optional services. Install and charge the phone Remove the battery.
  • Page 10: Power On Or Off

    Get started Remove the adapter from the phone. Low battery indicator When the battery is low: • a warning tone sounds, • the battery low message displays, and • the empty battery icon blinks. If the battery level becomes too low, the phone automatically turns off.
  • Page 11: Keys And Display

    Keys and display Keys Perform the function indicated on the bottom line of the display. In Idle mode, access your favourite menus directly. p. 59 In Menu mode, scroll through menu options. In Idle mode, launch the web browser. In Menu mode, select the highlighted menu option or confirm input.
  • Page 12 Get started Display Layout Menu Phonebook Icons Received signal strength Call in progress Out of your service area; you cannot make or receive calls GPRS network Roaming Icons display various icons. Text and graphics display messages, instructions, and information you enter. Soft key function indicators show the current...
  • Page 13: Access Menu Functions

    Access menu functions Use the soft The roles of the soft keys vary depending on the function you are keys using. The bottom line of the display indicates their current role. Select Press the left soft key to select the highlighted option.
  • Page 14: Customise Your Phone

    Get started Customise your phone 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> Display and select Phone settings language Language. 2. Select a language. 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> Call ringer and select Sound settings melody and Ring tone. volume 2. Select a ringtone. 3.
  • Page 15 You can set Navigation keys to Menu function as shortcuts to access shortcuts your favourite menus. 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> and select Phone settings Short cut. 2. Select a key. 3. Select a menu to be assigned to the key.
  • Page 16: Make/Answer Calls

    Make/Answer calls 1. Enter an area code and phone Make a call number. 2. Press [ 3. To end the call, press [ 1. When the phone is ringing, Answer a call press [ 2. To end the call, press [ Press [ / ].
  • Page 17: Browse The Web

    Browse the web Using a built-in web browser, you can easily access the wireless web to get a variety of up-to-date services and information and to download web content. In Idle mode, press [ Launch the web browser • To scroll through browser items, Navigate the press [Up] or [Down].
  • Page 18: Send Messages

    Step outside the phone Send messages 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> Send a text and select Messages message messages (SMS) 2. Enter the message text. 3. Press <Options> and select Save and send or Send only. 4. If you selected Save and send, select a memory location.
  • Page 19: View Messages

    View messages When a notification appears: View a text Press <View>. The message message displays. From the Inbox: 1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> and select Messages messages 2. Select a message. View a multimedia message → Text → Inbox. When a notification appears: 1.
  • Page 20: Enter Text

    Enter text ABC, T9, Number, and Symbol mode You can enter text in some features, such as Messages, Phonebook, or Organiser, using ABC mode, T9 mode, Number mode, and Symbol mode. Changing the text input mode The text input mode indicator displays when the cursor is in a text field Example: Writing an SMS message Write new...
  • Page 21: Using T9 Mode

    Other ABC mode operations • To enter the same letter twice or to enter a different letter on the same key, wait for the cursor to move to the right automatically or press [Right]. Then, enter the next letter. • Press [ ] to insert a space.
  • Page 22: Using Number Mode

    Enter text Other T9 mode operations • Press [1] to enter periods or apostrophes automatically. • Press [ ] to change case. Initial capital ( Capital lock ( ), and Lower case ( available. • Press [Left] or [Right] to move the cursor. •...
  • Page 23: Call Functions

    Call functions Advanced calling features Making a call 1. In Idle mode, enter the area code and phone number. • Press [C] to clear the last digit or press and hold [C] to clear the whole display. You can move the cursor to edit an incorrect digit. •...
  • Page 24: Answering A Call

    Call functions 3. Press [Up] or [Down] to scroll through other numbers, if necessary. 4. Press <Dial> or [ ] to dial the number you want. To dial a number from the SIM card: 1. In Idle mode, enter the location number for the phone number you want and press [ ].
  • Page 25: Using The Headset

    Using the headset Use the headset to make or answer calls without holding the phone. Connect the headset to the jack on the left side of the phone. The button on the headset works as follows: Press redial the last call the button twice.
  • Page 26 Call functions Using the speakerphone feature Use the speakerphone feature to talk and listen with the phone a short distance away. Press [ ] and then <Yes> to activate the speakerphone feature. Press the key again to switch back to the earpiece. Using In-call options Press <Options>...
  • Page 27: Menu Functions

    Menu functions All menu options listed SIM AT (Menu 1) This menu is available if you use a SIM AT card that supports SIM Application Toolkit menus and provides additional services, such as news, weather, sports, entertainment, and location services. Available services may vary, depending on your service provider’s plans.
  • Page 28: Received Calls

    Menu functions Using call record options While viewing call details, press <Options> to access the following options: • Edit: change the number of the selected call record. • Delete: delete the selected call record. Received calls (Menu 2.2) This menu displays the most recent calls you have received.
  • Page 29: Call Cost

    Call cost (Menu 2.6) This network feature displays the cost of calls. This menu is available only if your SIM card supports this feature. Note that this is not intended to be used for billing purposes. • Last call cost: check the cost of your last call. •...
  • Page 30: Call Barring

    Menu functions 2. Select the type of calls to be diverted. 3. Press <Activate>. To deactivate call diverting, press <Options> and select Remove. 4. Enter the number to which calls are to be diverted and press <OK>. 5. If you selected No reply, select the length of time the network delays before diverting a call.
  • Page 31: Network Selection

    Network selection (Menu 3.4) This network service allows you to select the network used when roaming outside of your home area, or let the network to be chosen automatically. You can select a network other than your home network only if there is a valid roaming agreement between the two.
  • Page 32: Band Selection

    Menu functions Band selection (Menu 3.7) For the phone to make and receive phone calls, it must register with an available network. Your phone can handle any of the following types of networks: GSM 1900 and Combined GSM 900/1800. The country where you purchased your phone determines the default band that it uses.
  • Page 33: Keypad Tone

    Keypad tone (Menu 4.4) Use this menu to select the tone that the phone sounds when you press a key. You can adjust the keypad tone volume using [ / ] in Idle mode. Message tone (Menu 4.5) Use this menu to change the sound settings for incoming SMS messages, MMS messages, and cell broadcast (CB) messages individually.
  • Page 34: Extra Tones

    Menu functions Extra tones (Menu 4.9) Use this menu to customise additional tones for the phone. • Error tone: set the phone to beep when you make a mistake. • Minute minder: set the phone to beep every minute during an outgoing call to keep you informed of the length of your call.
  • Page 35 • Text reply: reply to the sender. • Call back: make a call to the sender. • Cut address: extract URLs, e-mail addresses, or phone numbers from the message. • Move to phone/Move to SIM: move the message between the SIM card and the phone’s memory.
  • Page 36 Menu functions • Save only: save the message in Outbox to send it later. • Text formatting: change the text attributes. • Add objects: add a sound, melody, picture, or animated image to the message. • Add templates: add one of text templates. •...
  • Page 37 Emoticon templates (Menu 5.1.5) Your phone provides preset emoticons so that you can retrieve and insert them when composing an SMS message. Use this menu to create or edit emoticons. Creating an emoticon 1. Select a category. 2. Press <Options> and select Add. 3.
  • Page 38 Menu functions Setting name: change the name of the setting group. • Common settings: the following options are available: Reply path: allow recipients to reply to you through your SMS server. Delivery reports: set the network to inform you when your messages have been delivered. Bearer selection: select either GSM or GPRS preferred, depending on your network.
  • Page 39: Multimedia Messages

    • Connect to voice server: connect to the voicemail server to allow you to listen to your messages. You can also connect to the voicemail server by pressing and holding [1] in Idle mode. • Voice server number: change the voicemail server number.
  • Page 40 Menu functions • Processing your request • Failed to retrieve • Read message • Unread message While viewing a message, press <Options> to access the following message options: Notifications • Retrieve: retrieve the message from the MMS server. • Delete: delete the notification. •...
  • Page 41 • Edit message: edit the message. • Properties: access the message properties. Draft (Menu 5.2.3) Use this menu to access MMS messages you have saved to send at a later time. You can view a message and use the options the same as in Outbox.
  • Page 42 Menu functions 4. When you have finished, press <Options> and select Send. 5. Select a destination type (To, Cc, Bcc). 6. Select one of Phone number, E-mail address, or Phonebook. 7. Enter a phone number or an e-mail address and press <OK>, or select one from Phonebook.
  • Page 43 • Delivery report: set the network to inform you when your messages have been delivered. • Read reply: send a read-reply request along with your messages. • Auto download: set whether or not your phone retrieves new incoming messages from the MMS server without notifications.
  • Page 44: Push Messages

    Menu functions • User name: enter the login ID. • Password: enter the login password. • APN: enter the access point name of the MMS server. Push messages (Menu 5.3) Use this menu to access push messages from the wireless web server or change the settings for receiving push messages.
  • Page 45 Navigating the web browser Press scroll through browser items [Up] or [Down]. select a browser item return to the previous page [C]. access the Favorite list and hold [ ]. Using page options From any web page, press and hold [ following options: •...
  • Page 46 Menu functions Using bookmark options After saving an item, press <Options> to access the following options: • Go to URL: access the bookmarked web page. • Edit: edit the URL address and title of the bookmark. • Delete: delete the bookmark. http:// (Menu 6.1.3) Use this menu to manually enter a URL address and...
  • Page 47: Games

    • Login name: enter the login ID. • Password: enter the login password. • Dial-up number: enter the PPP phone number. • Data call type: select a call type for data transmission. Clear cache (Menu 6.1.5) Use this menu to clear information stored in the cache. Games (Menu 6.2) You can download Java applications from various...
  • Page 48: Sounds

    Menu functions 2. Enter the primary address and press <OK>. 3. Enter the secondary address and press <OK>. Sounds (Menu 6.3) Use this menu to access sounds downloaded from the wireless web or received in messages. While reviewing a file, press <Options> to access the following options: •...
  • Page 49: Organiser

    Organiser (Menu 7) The Organiser menu enables you to keep track of your schedule and tasks, and to record voice memos. You can also set the time and date and use convenient features, such as an alarm clock, a calculator, and a currency converter.
  • Page 50: Calendar

    Menu functions Calendar (Menu 7.2) Use this menu to write memos on your schedule or set alarms to act as a reminder. When you access the Calendar menu, the calendar in Month view appears with today’s date highlighted. Selecting a day on the calendar •...
  • Page 51: Time & Date

    Using calendar memo options While viewing a memo, press <Options> to access the following options: • New: add a new memo. • Edit: edit the selected memo. • Alarm: set an alarm for the memo. • Delete: delete the memo. •...
  • Page 52: To Do List

    Menu functions To do list (Menu 7.5) Use this menu to create tasks and manage them. Creating a task 1. Press <New>. 2. Enter a task and press <OK>. 3. Select a priority level. 4. Enter your deadline and press [ Viewing the task When you access the To do list menu, the tasks display with a check mark, if the task has been done,...
  • Page 53: Currency Exchange

    • Replay: play back your memo. • Re-record: discard the memo and record another one. • Save: save the memo. • Quit: cancel your recording and exit the Voice record menu. 4. Select Save to save the voice memo. 5. Enter a name of the voice memo and press <OK>. Memo list (Menu 7.6.2) Use this menu to access the list of voice memos you...
  • Page 54: Phonebook

    Menu functions Phonebook (Menu 8) You can store phone numbers on your SIM card and in your phone’s memory. The SIM card and phone’s memory are physically separate, but they are used as a single entity called Phonebook. To access this menu, press <Menu> and select Phonebook, or press <Phonebook>...
  • Page 55: New Entry

    New entry (Menu 8.2) Use this menu to add a new entry to Phonebook. Storing an entry in the phone’s memory 1. Select an entry type. • : Mobile phone number • : Office phone number • : Home phone number •...
  • Page 56: Speed Dial

    Menu functions • Call ring tone: set a ringtone for incoming calls from the group members. • SMS tone: set a ringtone for incoming messages from the group members. • Graphic: set a graphic icon for incoming calls from the group members. •...
  • Page 57: Memory Status

    3. Enter the phone password and press <OK>. The password is preset to 00000000. You can change this password. p. 57 4. Press <Yes> twice to confirm the deletion. Memory status (Menu 8.7) Use this menu to check the number of entries you have stored in the phone’s memory and on the SIM card.
  • Page 58: Greeting Message

    Menu functions Brightness (Menu 9.1.2) You can adjust the brightness of the display for varying lighting conditions. Contrast (Menu 9.1.3) You can adjust the contrast of the brightness for the display. Adjust this setting with the display brightness to see the display clearly in different lighting conditions.
  • Page 59: Own Number

    Own number (Menu 9.3) Use this feature to check your phone numbers, or to assign a name to each of the numbers. Changes made here do not affect the actual subscriber numbers on your SIM card. Language (Menu 9.4) Use this menu to select one of several languages for the display text.
  • Page 60: Extra Settings

    Menu functions Privacy (Menu 9.5.5) Use this menu to lock your media content, including MMS messages, voice memos, images, and sounds. 1. Press [ ] to select the items to be locked. 2. Press <OK> to lock the marked items. 3.
  • Page 61: Solve Problems

    Short cut (Menu 9.8) You can use the Navigation keys as shortcut keys to access specific menus directly from Idle mode. Use this menu to change the shortcut assignments for [Up] , [Down], [Left] and [Right]. 1. Select a key to be used as a shortcut key. 2.
  • Page 62 Solve problems “Enter PUK” • The PIN code has been entered incorrectly three times in succession, and the SIM card is now blocked. Enter the PUK supplied by your service provider. “No service,” “Network failure,” or “Not done” displays • The network connection has been lost.
  • Page 63: Health And Safety Information

    The model and serial numbers of your phone • Your warranty details • A clear description of the problem Then contact your local dealer or Samsung after-sales service. Health and safety information SAR certification information This phone meets European Union (EU) requirements concerning exposure to radio waves.
  • Page 64: Precautions When Using Batteries

    Health and safety information SAR tests are conducted using standard operating positions with the phone transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR level of the phone while operating can be well below the maximum value.
  • Page 65: Road Safety

    • Use only Samsung-approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Samsung- approved chargers. Disconnect the charger from the power source when it is not in use. Do not leave the battery connected to a charger for more than a week, since overcharging may shorten its life.
  • Page 66: Operating Environment

    Health and safety information Operating environment Remember to follow any special regulations in force in the area you are in, and always switch off your phone whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when it may cause interference or danger. When connecting the phone or any accessory to another device, read its user’s guide for detailed safety instructions.
  • Page 67: Potentially Explosive Environments

    Other medical devices If you use any other personal medical devices, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from external RF energy. Your physician may be able to assist you in obtaining this information. Switch off your phone in health care facilities when regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do Vehicles...
  • Page 68: Emergency Calls

    Health and safety information Emergency calls This phone, like any wireless phone, operates using radio signals, wireless, and landline networks as well as user-programmed functions, which cannot guarantee connection in all conditions. Therefore, you should never rely solely on any wireless phone for essential communications like medical emergencies.
  • Page 69: Care And Maintenance

    in the air bag deployment area. Improperly installed wireless equipment could result in serious injury if the air bag inflates. • Switch off your phone before boarding an aircraft. It is dangerous and illegal to use wireless phones in an aircraft because they can interfere with the operation of the aircraft.
  • Page 70 Health and safety information a soft cloth slightly dampened in a mild soap-and- water solution. • Do not paint the phone. Paint can clog the device’s moving parts and prevent proper operation. • Do not put the phone in or on heating devices, such as a microwave oven, stove, or radiator.
  • Page 71: Index

    Index Calendar • 48 Call cost • 27 ABC mode, text input • 18 Call records Active folder • 58 Alarm • 47 Answering call • 22 Call time • 26 second call • 23 Caller group Anykey answer • 58 Auto redial •...
  • Page 72 Index Inbox, messages MMS • 37 SMS • 32 International calls • 21 Internet • 42 Java applications • 45 Keypad tones selecting • 31 sending/muting • 24 volume • 31 Language, select • 57 Last number, redial • 21 Locking media content •...
  • Page 73 Service light, set • 56 Shortcut • 13, 59 Voice memos • 50 Silent mode • 13 Voicemail server • 36 SIM card Volume key, set • 58 inserting • 7 locking • 58 Waiting call • 28 SMS messages Wallpaper •...
  • Page 74 2006.04.06 (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 phone. 0168 Yong-Sang Park / S.
  • Page 75 some of the descriptions in this guide may not match your phone exactly. * Depending on your country, your phone and accessories may appear different from the illustrations in this guide. World Wide Web http://www.samsungmobile.com Printed in Korea Code No.:GH68-09549A English(EU).

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