English. 02/2021. Rev.1.0


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Summary of Contents for Samsung Galaxy XCover 5

  • Page 1 USER MANUAL SM-G525F/DS English. 02/2021. Rev.1.0
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Understanding the screen Game Launcher Notification panel Game Booster Entering text Samsung Kids SmartThings Sharing content Apps and features Music Share Smart View Installing or uninstalling apps Link to Windows Phone Samsung Global Goals Contacts Google apps Messages Internet Camera...
  • Page 3 Table of Contents Settings Digital Wellbeing and parental controls Introduction Battery and device care Samsung account Optimising your device Connections Battery Wi-Fi Storage Bluetooth Memory NFC and contactless payments Device protection Data saver Apps Mobile data only apps General management...
  • Page 4: Basics

    Apps related to the content may not work properly depending on the device’s specifications and the environment that it is used in. • Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by apps supplied by providers other than Samsung.
  • Page 5 Basics • Depending on the region or service provider, a screen protector is attached for protection during production and distribution. Damage to the attached screen protector is not covered by the warranty. • You can see the touchscreen clearly even in strong outdoor sunlight by automatically adjusting the contrast range based on the surrounding environment.
  • Page 6 Basics • The rubber seal fitted to the back cover is an important component of the device. Take care when opening and closing the back cover to avoid damaging the rubber seal. Also, ensure that the rubber seal is free from debris, such as sand or dust to prevent damage to the device.
  • Page 7: Device Overheating Situations And Solutions

    • If the lower part of the device overheats, it could be because the connected USB cable is damaged. Replace the damaged USB cable with a new Samsung-approved one.
  • Page 8 • Delete unnecessary files or unused apps. • Decrease the screen brightness. • If the device overheats or feels hot for a prolonged period, do not use it for a while. If the device continues to overheat, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
  • Page 9 Basics Precautions for device overheating If you begin to feel uncomfortable due to the device overheating, stop using the device. When the device heats up, the features and performance may be limited or the device may turn off to cool down. The feature is only available on supported models. •...
  • Page 10: Device Layout And Functions

    • Appearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. • You can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make sure they are compatible with the device before purchase. • Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Using unapproved accessories may cause the performance problems and malfunctions that are not covered by the warranty.
  • Page 11 Basics Device layout Speaker Front camera Proximity/Light sensor Volume key XCover key Side key Touchscreen Multipurpose jack (USB Type-C) Microphone Earphone jack GPS antenna Rear camera Flash NFC antenna Back cover Main antenna Speaker Microphone...
  • Page 12 • If you use the device with its glass or acrylic body broken, there may be a risk of injury. Use the device only after it has been repaired at a Samsung Service Centre. • If dust or foreign materials enter the microphone, speaker, or receiver, the device’s sound may become quiet or certain features may not work.
  • Page 13 Basics Hard keys Function • Press and hold to turn the device on or off. • Press to turn on or lock the screen. Side key • Press twice to launch the app or feature you set. Side key + •...
  • Page 14: Battery

    Basics Battery Installing the battery Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. Do not bend or twist the back cover excessively. Doing so may damage the cover. Insert the battery with the battery’s gold-coloured contacts properly aligned with the device’s contacts.
  • Page 15 Ensure that the back cover is closed tightly to prevent water and dust from entering the device. Open or loose back cover may allow water and dust to enter the device and cause damage. Use only Samsung-approved back covers and accessories with the device. Removing the battery Remove the back cover.
  • Page 16 Charge the battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. Use only Samsung-approved battery, charger, and cable specifically designed for your device. Incompatible battery, charger, and cable can cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
  • Page 17 • If you charge the device while the multipurpose jack is wet, the device may be damaged. Thoroughly dry the multipurpose jack before charging the device. • If the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre.
  • Page 18: Sim Or Usim Card (Nano-Sim Card)

    Replace the battery and back cover. • Use only a nano-SIM card. • Use caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.
  • Page 19: Memory Card (Microsd Card)

    Your device’s memory card capacity may vary from other models and some memory cards may not be compatible with your device depending on the memory card manufacturer and type. To view your device’s maximum memory card capacity, refer to the Samsung website. Remove the back cover and battery.
  • Page 20 Doing so can cause data to be corrupted or lost or cause damage to the external storage or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses, including loss of data, resulting from the misuse of external storage devices.
  • Page 21: Turning The Device On And Off

    Basics Turning the device on and off Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals. Volume Down key Side key Turning the device on Press and hold the Side key for a few seconds to turn on the device.
  • Page 22: Initial Setup

    Finding your ID and resetting your password If you forget your Samsung account ID or password, tap Find ID or Reset password on the Samsung account sign-in screen. You can find your ID or reset your password after you enter the required information.
  • Page 23: Transferring Data From Your Previous Device (Smart Switch)

    • This feature may not be supported on some devices or computers. • Limitations apply. Visit for details. Samsung takes copyright seriously. Only transfer content that you own or have the right to transfer. Transferring data wirelessly Transfer data from your previous device to your device wirelessly via Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 24 Smart Switch. On the computer, launch Smart Switch. If your previous device is not a Samsung device, back up data to a computer using a program provided by the device’s manufacturer. Then, skip to the fifth step. Connect your previous device to the computer using the device’s USB cable.
  • Page 25: Understanding The Screen

    Basics Understanding the screen Controlling the touchscreen Tapping Tapping and holding Tap the screen. Tap and hold the screen for approximately 2 seconds. Dragging Double-tapping Tap and hold an Double-tap the item and drag screen. it to the target position. Swiping Spreading and pinching...
  • Page 26 Basics Navigation bar (soft buttons) When you turn on the screen, the soft buttons will appear on the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen. The soft buttons are set to the Recents button, Home button, and Back button by default. The functions of the buttons can change according to the app currently being used or usage environment.
  • Page 27 Basics Home screen and Apps screen The Home screen is the starting point for accessing all of the device’s features. It displays widgets, shortcuts to apps, and more. The Apps screen displays icons for all apps, including newly installed apps. Switching between Home and Apps screens On the Home screen, swipe upwards to open the Apps screen.
  • Page 28 Basics Editing the Home screen On the Home screen, tap and hold an empty area, or pinch your fingers together to access the editing options. You can set the wallpaper, add widgets, and more. You can also add, delete, or rearrange Home screen panels. •...
  • Page 29 Basics Launching Finder Search for content on the device quickly. On the Apps screen, tap Search. Alternatively, open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap Enter a keyword. Apps and content on your device will be searched. If you tap on the keyboard, you can search for more content.
  • Page 30 Basics • Moving apps from a folder Tap and hold an app to drag it to a new location. • Deleting a folder Tap and hold a folder, and then tap Delete folder. Only the folder will be deleted. The folder’s apps will be relocated to the Apps screen.
  • Page 31 Basics Lock screen Pressing the Side key turns off the screen and locks it. Also, the screen turns off and automatically locks if the device is not used for a specified period. To unlock the screen, swipe in any direction when the screen turns on. If the screen is off, press the Side key to turn on the screen.
  • Page 32 Basics Icon Meaning LTE network connected Wi-Fi connected Bluetooth feature activated Location services being used Call in progress Missed call New text or multimedia message Alarm activated Mute mode / Vibration mode Flight mode activated Error occurred or caution required Battery charging / Battery power level •...
  • Page 33: Notification Panel

    Basics • : Write or draw on the screenshot or crop a portion from the screenshot. You can view the cropped area in Gallery. • : Share the screenshot with others. If the options are not visible on the captured screen, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features →...
  • Page 34 Basics Using quick setting buttons Tap quick setting buttons to activate certain features. Swipe downwards on the notification panel to view more buttons. To add more buttons, tap Control connected nearby devices Control media on your device and and SmartThings devices and connected nearby devices.
  • Page 35: Entering Text

    Basics Entering text Keyboard layout A keyboard appears automatically when you enter text. Additional keyboard functions View more keyboard functions. Enter uppercase. For all caps, tap it Delete a preceding character. twice. Enter symbols. Break to the next line. Enter a space. Text entry is not supported in some languages.
  • Page 36 Basics Additional keyboard functions • : Enter emoticons. • : Enter kaomojis. → Cangjie qwerty: Switch to the qwerty keyboard. • → Pinyin qwerty: Switch to qwerty pinyin mode. • → Stroke: Switch to stroke mode. Tap stroke keys to enter a character. Tap •...
  • Page 37 Basics Copying and pasting Tap and hold over text. Drag to select the desired text, or tap Select all to select all text. Tap Copy or Cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard. Tap and hold where the text is to be inserted and tap Paste. To paste text that you have previously copied, tap Clipboard and select the text.
  • Page 38: Apps And Features

    Apps and features Installing or uninstalling apps Galaxy Store Purchase and download apps. You can download apps that are specialised for Samsung Galaxy devices. Launch the Galaxy Store app. Browse apps by category or tap to search for a keyword.
  • Page 39: Phone

    Apps and features Setting app permissions For some apps to operate properly, they may need permission to access or use information on your device. To view your app permission settings, launch the Settings app and tap Apps. Select an app and tap Permissions.
  • Page 40 Apps and features Making calls from call logs or contacts list Launch the Phone app, tap Recents or Contacts, and then swipe to the right on a contact or a phone number to make a call. If this feature is deactivated, tap → Settings → Other call settings, and then tap the Swipe to call or text switch to activate it.
  • Page 41 Apps and features Blocking phone numbers Block calls from specific numbers added to your block list. Launch the Phone app and tap → Settings → Block numbers. Tap Recents or Contacts, select contacts or phone numbers, and then tap Done. To manually enter a number, tap Add phone number, enter a phone number, and then When blocked numbers try to contact you, you will not receive notifications.
  • Page 42: Contacts

    Syncing contacts with your web accounts Sync your device contacts with online contacts saved in your web accounts, such as your Samsung account. Launch the Settings app, tap Accounts and backup → Manage accounts and select the account to sync with.
  • Page 43 Apps and features Searching for contacts Launch the Contacts app. Tap at the top of the contacts list and enter search criteria. Tap the contact. Then take one of the following actions: • : Make a voice call. • : Make a video call. •...
  • Page 44: Messages

    Apps and features Messages Introduction Send and view messages by conversation. You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages when you are roaming. Sending messages Launch the Messages app and tap Add recipients and enter a message. To record and send a voice message, tap and hold , say your message, and then release your finger.
  • Page 45: Internet

    Apps and features Sorting messages You can sort messages by category and manage them easily. Launch the Messages app and tap Conversations → Add category. If the category option does not appear, tap → Settings and tap the Conversations categories switch to activate it. Deleting messages Tap and hold a message to delete, then tap Delete.
  • Page 46: Camera

    Apps and features Using secret mode If you set a password for secret mode, you can prevent others from viewing your search history, browsing history, bookmarks, and saved pages. → Turn on Secret mode. Tap the Lock Secret mode switch to activate it, tap Start, and then set a password for secret mode.
  • Page 47 Apps and features Tap the image on the preview screen where the camera should focus. To adjust the brightness of pictures, drag the adjustment bar that appears above or below the circular frame. to take a picture. To change the shooting mode, drag the shooting modes list to the left or right, or swipe to the left or right on the preview screen.
  • Page 48 Apps and features Using zoom features Select or drag it to the left or right to zoom in or out. Alternatively, spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out. • : The wide-angle camera lets you take basic pictures or record normal videos. •...
  • Page 49 Apps and features • : Select a metering method. This determines how light values are calculated. Centre-weighted uses the light in the centre portion of the shot to calculate the Spot uses the light in a concentrated centre area of the shot to exposure of the shot.
  • Page 50 Apps and features Video mode The camera adjusts the shooting options automatically depending on the surroundings to record videos easily. On the shooting modes list, tap VIDEO and tap to record a video. • To switch between the front and rear cameras while recording, swipe upwards or downwards on the preview screen or tap •...
  • Page 51 Apps and features Separating the focus area and the exposure area You can separate the focus area and the exposure area. Tap and hold the preview screen. The AF/AE frame will appear on the screen. Drag the frame to the area where you want to separate the focus area and the exposure area. Panorama mode Using panorama mode, take a series of pictures and then stitch them together to create a wide scene.
  • Page 52 Apps and features and drag the adjustment bar to adjust the colour tone. to take a picture. Portrait mode The camera allows you to capture pictures where the background is blurred and the subject stands out clearly. On the shooting modes list, tap PORTRAIT. Drag the background blur adjustment bar to adjust the blur level.
  • Page 53 Apps and features Selfies • Save selfies as previewed: Set the device to save pictures as they appear on the preview screen when taken with the front camera without flipping them. Videos • High efficiency videos: You can record videos in the High Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC) format.
  • Page 54: Gallery

    Apps and features Gallery Introduction View images and videos stored in your device. You can also manage images and videos by album or create stories. Using Gallery Launch the Gallery app. More options Search for images. Group similar images. Grouping similar images Launch the Gallery app and tap to group similar images and display only the best shots as a preview of the images.
  • Page 55 Apps and features Viewing images Launch the Gallery app and select an image. To view other files, swipe to the left or right on the screen. View the content on a large screen using the Smart View feature. Image and video thumbnail Modify the image.
  • Page 56 Apps and features Viewing videos Launch the Gallery app and select a video to play. To view other files, swipe to the left or right on the screen. View the content on a Configure the caption large screen using the settings.
  • Page 57 You can view images and videos saved in the cloud in your Gallery app and from other devices. When you connect your Samsung account and Microsoft account, you can set the cloud storage as Microsoft OneDrive.
  • Page 58: Multi Window

    Apps and features Multi window Introduction Multi window lets you run two apps at the same time in the split screen view. You can also run multiple apps at the same time in the pop-up view. Split screen view Pop-up view Some apps may not support this feature.
  • Page 59 Apps and features → and You can set to launch an app in the split screen view by tapping it once. Tap tap Tap under Open in split screen view. If you tap the Show recent apps switch to activate it, you can launch the recently used apps in the split screen view from the Edge panel.
  • Page 60: Samsung Health

    Using Samsung Health Launch the Samsung Health app. When running this app for the first time or restart it after performing a data reset, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. To edit items on the Samsung Health home screen, tap Manage items at the bottom of the trackers list.
  • Page 61: Samsung Notes

    You can also share information with others in the Galaxy users’ community or view the latest news and tips. Samsung Members can help you solve any problems you might encounter while using your device.
  • Page 62: Calendar

    Apps and features Calendar Manage your schedule by entering upcoming events in your planner. Creating events Launch the Calendar app and tap or double-tap a date. If the date already has saved events or tasks in it, tap the date and tap Enter event details and tap Save.
  • Page 63: Radio

    Apps and features Completing reminders On the reminders list, select a reminder and tap Complete. Restoring reminders Restore reminders that have been completed. On the reminders list, tap → Completed. Select a category and tap Edit. Tick items to restore and tap Restore. Reminders will be added to the reminders list and you will be reminded again.
  • Page 64: Voice Recorder

    Apps and features Playing through the speaker You can listen to the radio through the speaker instead of the connected earphone. Tap → Play through speaker. Voice Recorder Record or play voice recordings. Launch the Voice Recorder app. to start recording. Speak into the microphone. •...
  • Page 65: Calculator

    Apps and features Calculator Perform simple or complex calculations. Launch the Calculator app. • : View the calculation history. To clear the history, tap Clear history. To close the calculation history panel, tap • : Use the unit conversion tool. You can convert various values, such as area, length, or temperature, into other units.
  • Page 66: Game Booster

    Apps and features Game Booster Game Booster lets you play games in a better environment. You can use Game Booster while playing games. To open the Game Booster panel while playing games, tap on the navigation bar. If the navigation bar is hidden, drag upwards from the bottom of the screen to show it. If you have set the navigation bar to use Swipe gestures, open the notification panel and tap Tap to open Game Booster.
  • Page 67: Samsung Kids

    (Samsung Kids) to activate Open the notification panel, swipe downwards, and then tap it. The Samsung Kids screen will appear. When starting Samsung Kids for the first time or after performing a data reset, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
  • Page 68: Sharing Content

    Apps and features Sharing content Share content by using various sharing options. The following actions are an example of sharing images. Launch the Gallery app and select an image. and select a sharing method you want. You may incur additional charges when sharing files via the mobile network. Quick Share Sharing content with nearby devices Share content with nearby devices via Wi-Fi Direct or Bluetooth.
  • Page 69: Music Share

    Apps and features Link Sharing Share large files. Upload files to the Samsung storage server and share them with others via a Web link. Launch the Gallery app and select an image. → Link Sharing. The link for the image will be created.
  • Page 70: Smart View

    Apps and features Listening to music together with Galaxy Buds You can listen to music on your smartphone together through your Buds and your friend’s Buds. This feature is supported only on Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Buds Plus, and Galaxy Buds Live. Make sure that each smartphone and pair of Buds are connected.
  • Page 71: Link To Windows

    Apps and features Link to Windows You can connect your device to a Windows PC to instantly access your device’s data, such as pictures or messages, on the computer. When calls or messages come in, you can receive them on the computer. •...
  • Page 72: Samsung Global Goals

    These goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality, and stop climate change. With Samsung Global Goals, learn more about the global goals and join the movement for a better future.
  • Page 73: Introduction

    Customise device settings. Launch the Settings app. To search for settings by entering keywords, tap Samsung account Sign in to your Samsung account and manage it. On the Settings screen, tap Samsung account. Connections Options Change settings for various connections, such as the Wi-Fi feature and Bluetooth.
  • Page 74: Wi-Fi

    Settings • Mobile networks: Configure your mobile network settings. • Data usage: Keep track of your data usage amount and customise the settings for the limitation. Set the device to automatically disable the mobile data connection when the amount of mobile data you have used reaches your specified limit. You can activate the data saver feature to prevent some apps running in the background from sending or receiving data.
  • Page 75 Settings Viewing the Wi-Fi network quality information View the Wi-Fi network quality information, such as the speed and stability. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi and tap the switch to activate it. The network quality information will appear under the Wi-Fi networks. If it does not appear, tap →...
  • Page 76: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Use Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. • Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or received via Bluetooth. • Always ensure that you share and receive data with devices that are trusted and properly secured.
  • Page 77: Nfc And Contactless Payments

    Settings Sending and receiving data Many apps support data transfer via Bluetooth. You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other Bluetooth devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device. Launch the Gallery app and select an image. →...
  • Page 78: Data Saver

    Settings Making payments with the NFC feature Before you can use the NFC feature to make payments, you must register for the mobile payment service. To register or get more information about the service, contact your service provider. On the Settings screen, tap Connections and tap the NFC and contactless payments switch to activate it.
  • Page 79: Mobile Data Only Apps

    • If the mobile hotspot is not found, on your device, tap Configure and set Band to 2.4 GHz, tap Advanced, and then tap the Hidden network switch to deactivate it. • If you activate the Auto Hotspot feature, you can share your device’s mobile data connection with other devices signed in to your Samsung account.
  • Page 80: More Connection Settings

    Settings More connection settings Customise settings to control other connection features. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → More connection settings. • Nearby device scanning: Set the device to scan for nearby devices to connect to. • Printing: Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can search for available printers or add one manually to print files.
  • Page 81: Sounds And Vibration

    Settings Sounds and vibration Options Change settings for various sounds on the device. On the Settings screen, tap Sounds and vibration. • Sound mode: Set the device to use sound mode, vibration mode, or silent mode. • Vibrate while ringing: Set the device to vibrate and play a ringtone for incoming calls. •...
  • Page 82: Sound Quality And Effects

    Settings Sound quality and effects Set the device’s sound quality and effects. On the Settings screen, tap Sounds and vibration → Sound quality and effects. • Dolby Atmos: Select a surround sound mode optimised for various types of audio, such as movies, music, and voice.
  • Page 83: Display

    Settings Display Change the display and the Home screen settings. On the Settings screen, tap Display. • Light / Dark: Activate or deactivate dark mode. • Dark mode settings: Reduce eye strain by applying the dark theme when using the device at night or in a dark place.
  • Page 84: Wallpaper

    Settings Wallpaper Change the wallpaper settings for the Home screen and the locked screen. On the Settings screen, tap Wallpaper. Themes Apply various themes to the device to change the visual elements of the Home screen, locked screen, and icons. On the Settings screen, tap Themes.
  • Page 85: Smart Lock

    Settings • Widgets: Change the settings of the items displayed on the locked screen. • Contact information: Set the device to show contact information, such as your email address, on the locked screen. • Notifications: Set how to show notifications on the locked screen. •...
  • Page 86: Face Recognition

    Settings • Find My Mobile: Activate or deactivate the Find My Mobile feature. Access the Find My Mobile website ( to track and control your lost or stolen device. • Secure Folder: Create a secure folder to protect your private content and apps from others.
  • Page 87 Settings For better face recognition Consider the following when using face recognition: • Consider the conditions when registering, such as wearing glasses, hats, masks, beards, or heavy makeup • Ensure that you are in a well-lit area and that the camera lens is clean when registering •...
  • Page 88: Secure Folder

    • When you launch the Secure Folder app, you must unlock the app using your preset lock method. • If you forget your Secure Folder unlock code, you can reset it using your Samsung account. Tap the button at the bottom of the locked screen, and enter your Samsung...
  • Page 89 Settings Setting an auto lock condition for Secure Folder Launch the Secure Folder app and tap → Settings → Auto lock Secure Folder. Select a lock option. To manually lock your Secure Folder, tap → Lock and exit. Moving content to Secure Folder Move content, such as pictures and videos, to Secure Folder.
  • Page 90 Settings Adding accounts Add your Samsung and Google accounts, or other accounts, to sync with the apps in Secure Folder. Launch the Secure Folder app and tap → Settings → Manage accounts → Add account. Select an account service. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup.
  • Page 91: Privacy

    • Permission manager: View the list of features and apps that have permission to use them. You can also edit the permission settings. • Samsung: Manage personal data related to your Samsung account and change the settings for Customisation Service.
  • Page 92: Accounts And Backup

    Accounts and backup Options Sync, back up, or restore your device’s data using Samsung Cloud. You can also sign in to accounts, such as your Samsung account or Google account, or transfer data to or from other devices via Smart Switch.
  • Page 93: Advanced Features

    Settings screen, tap Accounts and backup and tap Back up data under Samsung Cloud. • To view the backup data for other devices in your Samsung Cloud, on the Settings screen, tap Accounts and backup → Restore data → , and then select a device you want.
  • Page 94: Motions And Gestures

    Settings • Motions and gestures: Activate the motion feature and configure settings. Refer to Motions and gestures for more information. • One-handed mode: Activate one-handed operation mode for your convenience when using the device with one hand. • Screenshots: Change the settings for screenshots. •...
  • Page 95: Dual Messenger

    Settings Dual Messenger Install the second app and use two separate accounts for the same messenger app. On the Settings screen, tap Advanced features → Dual Messenger. Supported apps will appear. Tap the switch of an app to install the second app. The second app will be installed.
  • Page 96: Battery And Device Care

    Settings • Bedtime mode: Activate bedtime mode to reduce eye strain before sleeping and prevent your sleep from being disturbed. • Parental controls: Manage your children’s digital use. Battery and device care Introduction The device care feature provides an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, memory, and system security.
  • Page 97: Battery

    The available capacity may change when you update the device. • You can view the available capacity of the internal memory in the Specification section for your device on the Samsung website. Memory On the Settings screen, tap Battery and device care → Memory.
  • Page 98: Apps

    If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from the device, the time and date is reset. • Samsung Keyboard settings: Change the settings for the Samsung keyboard. • Keyboard list and default: Select a keyboard to use by default and change the keyboard settings.
  • Page 99: Accessibility

    Settings Adding device languages You can add languages to use on your device. On the Settings screen, tap General management → Language → Add language. To view all the languages that can be added, tap → All languages. Select a language to add. To set the selected language as the default language, tap Set as default.
  • Page 100: Software Update

    Settings Software update Update your device’s software via the firmware over-the-air (FOTA) service. You can also schedule software updates. On the Settings screen, tap Software update. • Download and install: Check for and install updates manually. • Auto download over Wi-Fi: Set the device to download updates automatically when connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 101: Appendix

    Before contacting a Samsung Service Centre, please attempt the following solutions. Some situations may not apply to your device. You can also use Samsung Members to solve any problems you might encounter while using your device. When you turn on your device or while you are using the device, it prompts you to enter one of the following codes: •...
  • Page 102 • If the touchscreen is scratched or damaged, visit a Samsung Service Centre. Your device freezes or encounters a fatal error Try the following solutions. If the problem is still not resolved, contact a Samsung Service Centre. Restarting the device If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close apps or turn off the device and turn it on again.
  • Page 103 Move to another area and try again. • When using the device while moving, wireless network services may be disabled due to issues with the service provider’s network. The battery does not charge properly (For Samsung-approved chargers) • Ensure that the charger is connected properly.
  • Page 104 • Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or deleting files from your device. • Restart the device. If you are still having trouble with the camera app after trying these tips, contact a Samsung Service Centre. Picture quality is poorer than the preview •...
  • Page 105 → Reset settings → Reset to reset network settings. You may lose registered information when performing the reset. If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre. The screen brightness adjustment bar does not appear on the...
  • Page 106 Data stored in the device has been lost Always make backup copies of all important data stored in the device. Otherwise, you cannot restore data if it is corrupted or lost. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of data stored in the device.
  • Page 107 No part of this manual may be reproduced, distributed, translated, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or storing in any information storage and retrieval system. Trademarks • SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. ® • Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

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