Samsung Focus SGH-I917 User Manual

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    P O R T A B L E Q U A D - B A N D M O B I L E P H O N E U s e r M a n u a l Please read this manual before operating your phone and keep it for future reference.

  • Page 2: Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including, but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating thereto (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.

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    ® ACCESS and NetFront™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACCESS Co., Ltd. in Japan and other countries. ® The Bluetooth word mark, figure mark (stylized “B Design”), and combination mark (Bluetooth word mark and “B Design”) are registered trademarks and are wholly owned by the Bluetooth SIG. microSD™...

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    The noise suppression technology is built-in and already enabled in your new mobile phone. So it's ready to provide unsurpassed voice clarity with every call. Open Source Software This product includes certain free/open source software. The exact terms of the licenses, disclaimers, acknowledgements and notices are available on Samsung's website

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  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section 1: Getting Started ...4 Setting Up Your Phone ....... 4 Charging a Battery .

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    Your Handset ....... . . 113 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ....114 UL Certified Travel Adapter .

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    Potentially Explosive Environments ....126 Emergency Calls ........127 FCC Notice and Cautions .

  • Page 9: Section 1: Getting Started, Setting Up Your Phone

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to start using your phone by first configuring your hardware, activating your service, and then setting up your voice mail. Setting Up Your Phone Prior to use it is necessary to install both the battery and SIM into their corresponding internal compartments.

  • Page 10: Installing The Memory Card

    Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card socket (as shown) until the card locks into place. • Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face into the phone and that the upper-left angled corner of the card is positioned as shown. Note: If the card is not inserted correctly, the phone does not detect the SIM card.

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    Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the phone, making sure the three metal connectors align (1). Gently press down to secure the battery (2). Replace the battery cover onto the back of the phone in the direction shown by the arrow (1).

  • Page 12: Using The Travel Adapter

    Your phone is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. The Travel Adapter, which is used to charge the battery, is included with your phone. Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers. Long backlight settings, searching for service, vibrate mode, browser use, and other variables may reduce the battery’s talk and standby times.

  • Page 13: Switching The Phone On Or Off, Locking And Unlocking The Touch Screen

    Warning!: If your handset has a touch screen display, please note that a touch screen responds best to a light touch from the pad of your finger. Using excessive force when pressing on the touch screen may damage the tempered glass surface and void the warranty. For more information, refer to “Standard Limited Warranty”...

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    If you choose a language other than English, the Switch your language screen displays. Press ok to restart the phone and change the language or press cancel to return to the Choose a Language screen. Read the Windows Phone Terms of Use and tap accept. The Windows Phone Settings screen is displayed.

  • Page 15: Setting Up Your Voice Mail, Windows Phone 7 And Microsd Cards

    Tap done to go to the Home screen. Setting Up Your Voice Mail From the Home screen, tap When connected, you may be prompted to enter a password. Follow the tutorial to create a password, record a greeting, and record your name. Note: These steps may be different depending on your network.

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    Windows Phone 7 requirements. When approved cards are available, they will be identified as "Certified for Windows Phone 7". Once inserted and properly formatted, the memory card becomes an inseparable part of the phone. A microSD card inserted into a Windows Phone 7 device and integrated into the device's file system is intended to be a permanent modification to the device.

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    If the microSD card contains any data, make sure you back up the contents before inserting it into your Windows Phone 7. The microSD card will be reformatted to be part of the Windows Phone 7 file system and all data will be lost.

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    Note: Formatting erases all user data stored on the device and on the microSD card. Press the Window key again to confirm that you want to format the device. Warning!: Do not remove the battery while formatting your phone. Wait until the device switches on and displays the Home screen.

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    If you: Remove a microSD card from your Windows Phone 7 device that has been integrated with the file system – or – Insert a different microSD card into your Windows Phone 7 device that has not been integrated properly with the file system The following results may occur: System error while powering on the device that prevents the Windows...

  • Page 20: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone, Features Of Your Phone, Front View Of Your Phone

    Section 2: Understanding Your Phone This section outlines some key features of your phone and describes the screen and the icons that appear when the phone is in use. It also shows how to navigate through the phone. Features of Your Phone Your phone is lightweight, easy-to-use, and offers many useful features.

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    The following items can be found on the front of your phone as illustrated on the previous page. Proximity and Light sensors: the Proximity sensor detects how close an object is to the surface of the screen (for example, when your face is against the phone during a call or the phone is in your pocket), locks the keys to prevent accidental key presses, and turns off the screen.

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    Power/Accessory Interface connector: allows you to connect a Travel Charger or other optional accessories such as a USB/data cable. Volume keys: allow you to adjust the ringer volume while in standby mode or adjust the voice volume during a call. When receiving an incoming call, briefly press down either volume key ( to adjust the volume while playing music or videos.

  • Page 23: Display Layout

    Camera lens: is used to take pictures and shoot videos. Flash: allows you to take pictures when the lighting is poor. External speaker: allows you to hear when the Speakerphone is turned on. Display Layout Your display screen provides a wealth of information about the phone’s status and options, as well as providing access to application icons.

  • Page 24: Application Icons

    Displays when your battery is charging and displays battery charge level. Displays when the phone is connected to a computer via a supported USB cable connection. Battery critically low, which means your battery needs to be charged soon or your phone will turn off. Displays when your connection to an EDGE network is active.

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    The following applications are available: Alarms: allows you to access and set alarms. For more information, refer to “Alarms” on page 95. AT&T FamilyMap: provides peace of mind by being able to conveniently locate a family member from your wireless phone or PC and know that your family's location information is secure and private.

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    browser is fully optimized and comes with advanced functionality to enhance the Internet browsing feature on your phone. For more information, refer to “Internet Explorer” on page 86. Maps: lets you use Bing Maps, a free introductory location-based service that provides static, non-moving, non-voice guided, turn-by-turn driving directions.

  • Page 27: Menu Navigation

    Pictures: lets you view photos and play back videos. You can also set photos as wallpaper and share them as a picture message. For more information, refer to “Pictures” on page 53. Settings: provides access to the sound and phone settings for your phone.

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    Home Screen Overview The Home screen is the starting point for many applications and functions, and you can pin items like application icons, shortcuts, contacts, and web pages to your Home screen to give you instant access to information and applications. The Home screen is accessible from any menu or application by touching Follow these steps to navigate to the Application Menu: At the Home screen, sweep the screen to the left.

  • Page 29: Customizing Your Home Screen

    To return to the Home screen, sweep the display to the right or tap Navigating Using Sub-Menus Sub-menus are available when you are at any screen such as Phone, Contacts, Messaging, or Web and bottom of the screen. To access a sub-menu, follow these steps: on the bottom right corner of your display A sub-menu appears at the bottom of the screen.

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    At the Home screen, sweep the screen to the left. – or – The Application Menu is displayed. Touch and hold one of the application listings. Tap pin to start after it displays under the icon. The application now appears as the bottom Tile on the Home screen.

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    To move an Application Tile on your Home screen, follow these steps: From the Home screen, touch and hold the Application Tile that you want to move. Drag the Tile to the new location and release. Tap the center of the icon to place it in the new location. Be careful not to tap the deleted.

  • Page 32: Speech Engine

    There is an intuitive speech engine integrated into the Window key ( ) on your phone. From any screen, press and hold intuitive speech engine. Speak the words that you would like to search on or the action that you would like to perform. The following examples show the flexibility of the speech engine: •...

  • Page 33: Section 3: Call Functions, Making A Call

    Section 3: Call Functions This section describes how to make or answer a call. It also includes the features and functionality associated with making or answering a call. For more information on call settings, see “phone” on page 83. Making a Call From the Home screen, tap on-screen keypad to enter the number you want to dial.

  • Page 34: Answering A Call, Call History

    You can store phone numbers that you use regularly in the phone’s memory. These entries are collectively called People. For further details about the People feature, see “Dialing or Messaging from People” on page 41. Answering a Call When a call is received, the phone rings and displays the caller’s phone number and name if stored in People.

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    From the Home screen, tap A list of recent calls is displayed. Touch the call you want to save to your People. The profile page is displayed. Tap save The CHOOSE A CONTACT screen is displayed. Tap new contact to add as a new contact or tap an existing contact to edit manually.

  • Page 36: Options During A Call

    From the Home screen, tap A list of recent calls is displayed. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from the Call log. Touch delete item. The call is deleted from the Call History. Options During a Call Your phone provides a number of control options that you can use during a call.

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    You can place the current call on hold at any point during a conversation. You can also make another call while you have a call in progress if your network supports this service. While on a call, tap then tap hold. The hold icon changes colors.

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    There are several options available when a call is received when you have a call in progress. Tap one of the following: • answer: allows you to answer the incoming call and put the first call on hold. • ignore: sends the new call to your voicemail. The first call stays connected.

  • Page 39: Section 4: Entering Text, Keys

    Section 4: Entering Text This section describes how to select the desired text input method when entering characters into your phone. This section also describes the predictive text entry system that reduces the amount of key strokes associated with entering text. Your phone comes equipped with an orientation detector that can tell if the phone is being held in a portrait (upright) or landscape (sideways) orientation.

  • Page 40: Using The Qwerty Keypad

    Create New Message Landscape Keypad Based on your keyboard settings, the first letter of an entry is capitalized and all consecutive letters are kept in lowercase unless you touch the Shift key ( ) or enter a period. After entering a character, the cursor automatically advances to the next space.

  • Page 41: Changing The Text Input Mode

    Shift: Used to switch between uppercase and lowercase characters 123 or &123: Touch once to type special characters and numbers that appear on the QWERTY keys. Examples: $, #, !, 1, 2. After all characters and numbers have been selected, press abc or abcd. @ or Comma: Touch once to type the character displayed, which may be the @ character or a comma, depending on the field in which text is being typed.

  • Page 42: Using Alphabetic Mode, Using Symbol And Numeric Mode

    Emoticons: activates the Emoticon keys. Touch to cycle between the two Emoticon screens. Note: When in abcd mode, the &123 key appears. When in &123 mode, the abcd key appears. Using Alphabetic Mode Whenever you enter text (while creating a message, an email, and so on), if desired, rotate your phone counterclockwise to a landscape orientation.

  • Page 43: Using Emoticon Mode, Using Text Suggestions, Keyboard Settings

    Touch to return to Alphabetic mode. abcd Using Emoticon Mode Use Emoticon mode to add combinations of characters to your text input. Touch at the bottom of the screen. The following screen displays: Note: Emoticons are not available for some input fields. Touch either to cycle between the Emoticon screens.

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    If you replace the word, a space is entered after the word and the cursor automatically advances to the next space. Continue typing. If you are typing a message or an email, touch send . For more information, refer to “Messaging”...

  • Page 45: Section 5: Your People Hub, Importing Sim Contacts To Your Phone, Deleting People Entries

    Section 5: Your People Hub This section allows you to manage your daily contacts by storing their name, number, email, and other information in your phone using the People feature. Importing SIM Contacts to Your Phone You can import all contacts from your SIM card to your phone. From the Home screen, tap applications people.

  • Page 46: Editing An Existing Contact, Using Your People List

    Tap name then tap the First name and Last name fields and use the on-screen keypad to enter names for each entry. You can also scroll down to enter additional information. For more information, refer to “Entering Text” on page 34. When finished, tap Tap phone then tap the Phone number field.

  • Page 47: Searching For People

    Touch a letter to quickly jump to the contacts beginning with that letter. Touch the contact you wish to call or message. Touch call mobile to make a phone call or text mobile to send a message. Note: Depending on the phone type that you entered when the contact was created, the display may show call home, call company, call phone, and so on.

  • Page 48: Linking People

    Use the on-screen keypad to type the beginning letters of the contact’s name that you are trying to find. The list displays names that begin with the letters you have typed. Touch a name in the list to display the contact’s profile. Linking People Linking People Information Many people now maintain multiple email accounts, social...

  • Page 49: Synchronizing Accounts, What's New

    From the Home screen, tap People Touch a contact name (the account name from which you want to unlink an entry). Touch . A number displays over the link symbol showing how many contacts are linked to this contact. The names of all the contacts that are linked are displayed.

  • Page 50: People Options, Additional People Options

    From the recent screen you can see the contacts that you viewed last. From the Home screen, tap People Sweep your screen to the left twice to display the recent screen. Tap a contact to see their profile. People Options You can access several options while viewing the details page for a specific entry.

  • Page 51: Section 6: Multimedia, Music And Videos

    Section 6: Multimedia This section explains how to use the multimedia features of your phone, including Music, Music Player, AT&T Radio, Video Player, Gallery, Camera, and Camcorder. Music and Videos This section explains how to access music, videos, podcasts, and radio on your phone.

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    Zune Pass is a monthly music subscription service. Some Marketplace content may not be available through Zune Pass and may vary over time. On Xbox LIVE, Zune Pass allows for music streaming only and requires an Xbox LIVE Gold subscription (10 monthly song credits are still available for download on your PC, Windows Phone, or Zune media player).

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    To play videos from the Music + Videos application: From the Home screen, tap videos. The all video category is displayed. Sweep across the screen to the right or left to view more video categories. The choices are: all, tv, music, movies, and personal. Your personal videos (see “Shooting Videos”...

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    To play podcast files from Music + Videos: From the Home screen, tap podcasts. The audio category is displayed. Sweep across the screen to the right or left to view more podcast categories. The choices are: audio and video, which have to be downloaded from your PC.

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    To change the station: Touch the slider, under the current station number, and drag to the left or right. 103.3 – or – Tap either end of the slider to speed through the stations. – or – Press the Volume Key to display the following controls: Turn the sound off.

  • Page 56: At&t Radio

    To view additional radio options and settings: Touch and hold below the slider. The following options display: • pin to start: add a tile for the current station to the main menu. • settings: allows you to set the region for your FM radio. Choices are: North America, World, or Japan.

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    From the Home screen, tap Read the notification that displays and touch Accept to continue or Decline to exit. Note: This is a paid service. Initially, you will only be allowed a trial period before you have to register for the paid service. At the AT&T Radio main screen, the following options are available: •...

  • Page 58: Pictures

    The Pictures application is where you view photos and play back videos. You can also set photos as wallpaper and share them as a picture message. Uploading To SkyDrive Windows Live SkyDrive provides free storage so you can store photos online, share them with the people you choose, and access them from any web browser.

  • Page 59: Viewing Pictures

    – Email: opens a New Email screen with the photo in-line. This option varies depending on how you have your email set up. – upload to SkyDrive: upload the photo to SkyDrive (see “Uploading To SkyDrive” on page 53). • add to favorites: add the photo to your favorites. Note: If your device displays that the memory is full when you access Pictures, delete some of the files.

  • Page 60: Camera

    To view a video: Touch the thumbnail to view the video. The first frame of the video displays indicating the length of the video in minutes and seconds (for example, 01:25). The play button is also displayed. Touch to play the video. Touch video playback.

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    Taking photos with your device’s built-in camera is as simple as choosing a subject, pointing the camera, and pressing the camera key. Important!: Do not take photos of people without their permission. Do not take photos in places where cameras are not allowed. Do not take photos in places where you may interfere with another person’s privacy.

  • Page 62: Shooting Videos

    Warning!: This uses your data plan and may incur charges. Touch choose an option, then touch one of following options: • friends: to share your pictures only with friends. • me: to make your pictures available only to you. • everyone (public): to let everyone view your pictures. •...

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    Wide Dynamic Range: turn this option on to overcome large • difference in foreground and background light levels. Photo Resolution: allows you to set the image size to either: • VGA (640x480), 2M (1600x1200), 3M (2048x1536), or 5M (2560x1920). Anti-Shaking: turn this option on for clear and blur-free photos •...

  • Page 64: Photo And Video Options

    To view photos and videos while in Camera: Drag the photo or video at the left of the display area onto the display area. Sweep across the screen to the right to view more photos and videos. While viewing a photo, touch each side of the photo and swipe inward or outward to zoom in or out.

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    When you take a photo or shoot a video, the file is saved in the Pictures folder. You can view your photos and videos immediately or view them anytime in the Camera folder. From the Home screen, tap all, date, favorites. For more information, refer to “Pictures”...

  • Page 66: Section 7: Messaging, Types Of Messages, Creating And Sending Text Messages

    Section 7: Messaging This section describes how to send and receive different types of messages. It also includes the features and functionality associated with messaging. Types of Messages Your phone provides the following message types: Text Messages • • Multimedia (Picture) Messages Email Messages •...

  • Page 67: Creating And Sending Multimedia Messages

    Tap the button to add additional recipients from your People list. Each contact is placed in the To field separated by a semicolon (;). – or – Add more recipients by touching the recipient field. Note: Each additional recipient entry must be separated by a semicolon (;). To remove recipients, tap the entry in the To field then tap remove.

  • Page 68: Messaging Conversations

    For more information, refer to “Camera” on page 55. Touch the type a message box and use the on-screen keypad to type your message. For more information, refer to “Entering Text” on page 34. Touch remove to remove an attachment from the message.

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    The Messaging conversation is displayed. Each message to or from the recipient, and the time that the message was sent or received, is shown in a message box. Messages sent to you are shown in a From message Messages that you sent are shown in a To message box Touch the type a message box and use the on-screen keypad to type a reply message to the recipient.

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    To delete a Messaging conversation: From the Home screen, touch Messaging – or – Touch Messaging The Messaging conversations list displays any messages you have sent or received. Touch and hold a message in the list, then touch delete. – or – Touch a message in the list, then touch delete conversation.

  • Page 71: Messaging Settings, Using Email

    To view and change messaging settings: From the Home screen, touch Messaging – or – Touch Messaging Touch settings. The following option is displayed: • SMS center number: allows you to enter the number of your message center where your messages reside while the system is attempting to deliver them.

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    For some email accounts, such as Outlook, entering your email address and password may not be enough information. You may need to enter additional information. Touch advanced setup. The Advanced Setup screen is displayed. Touch Exchange ActiveSync or Internet email account, depending on the kind of account you want to set up.

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    The Inbox is one of many email folders. The options available while viewing a folder are located at the bottom of the screen. The options are: new: create a new email. select: display the emails in this folder so they can be marked.

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    newer: display the next email in the current folder that was received at a more recent time. older: display the next email in the current folder that was received at a later time. mark unread: mark the current email as unread. move: move the current email to another folder.

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    priority: allows you to set the email’s priority to high, normal, or low. show cc & bcc: allows you copy and blind copy additional recipients. Add recipients in these two fields similar to the way To recipients are added. Adding a Windows Live Account When you set up a Windows Live account, you are doing more than just setting up an email account.

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    • Download email from: allows you to limit the email downloaded to your phone for this account. Possible values are: the last 3 days, the last 7 days, the last 2 weeks, the last month, any time. • Content to sync: indicates which content to synchronize between your phone and the account, such as, Email, Contacts, Calendar, and so on.

  • Page 77: Section 8: Changing Your Settings, System Settings

    Section 8: Changing Your Settings This section explains the sound and phone settings for your phone. It includes such settings as: display, security, memory, and any extra settings associated with your phone. The Settings menu is divided into System settings and Applications settings.

  • Page 78: Airplane Mode

    Note: Battery power is consumed at a faster rate when the background is set to light. Tap the Accent color field and select a color. airplane mode Airplane mode allows you to use many of your phone’s features, such as Camera, Games, and more, when you are in an airplane or in any other area where making or receiving calls or data is prohibited.

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    From the Home screen, tap system email & account. Tap add an account. Select an account, read the Terms of use, then sign in. The email account is added as an active email account. For more information, refer to “Setting Up an Email Account”...

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    Touch and drag the Data connection slider to the right to turn the Data connection mode On. Note: Activating the Data connection automatically turns off airplane mode. Tap the Data roaming options field and select roam or don’t roam. Tap add apn and enter the APN (Access Point Name), User name, and Password information.

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    To manually adjust the brightness level: Touch and drag the Automatically adjust slider to the left to turn it Off. The Level field activates. Tap the Level field and select a level. Selections are: low, medium, or high. keyboard From this menu you can configure how the keyboard interacts when messaging (such as capitalizing the first letter of a sentence, correcting misspelled words, suggesting words when misspelled words are detected, and more).

  • Page 82: Ease Of Access

    Tap the Browser & search language field and select a language. ease of access This menu is used to activate or deactivate TTY/TDD mode for this device. From the Home screen, tap system ease of access. Tap one of the following: Off or Full. speech These settings determine if audio plays as a confirmation, if you can use speech when the phone is locked, and enables speech...

  • Page 83: Phone Update

    Tap one or both of the following settings: • Save my location periodically for better mapping. • Get results faster (may use more battery). phone update From the Home screen, tap system phone update. Updates are automatically located and installed. Note: Your phone continues to regularly check for updates, which you can install when you are connected to the PC.

  • Page 84: Application Settings

    When configured, this feature sends feedback to help improve function for this device. From the Home screen, tap system feedback. Touch and drag the slider to activate the Send feedback feature. Tap Use my cellular data connection to send feedback if this is desired.

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    From the Home screen, tap applications Internet Explorer. Tap delete history delete. All temporary files, browsing history, cookies, and saved passwords are deleted from the phone. Tap Privacy Statement to view the statement. maps This setting allows your phone applications to use your location to provide better local search results.

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    Tap Zune Account Settings to sign in to your Zune account and check your Zune settings. Office The Office setting allows you to configure SharePoint and OneNote. Enter a user name to identify yourself in comments and for collaboration and document tracking efforts. From the Home screen, tap applications Office.

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    Tap done to save your settings. Open SharePoint links From the Home screen, tap applications Office. Tap SharePoint. Tap startup option. Tap Always open SharePoint links to activate this feature. Restore the default settings From the Home screen, tap applications Office.

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    Important!: Imported SIM contacts are synchronized with your online Windows Live contact list. If you have added your Facebook account, tap Show all my Facebook friends to include Facebook friends as contacts or Only add Facebook info to existing contacts to limit Facebook information to your existing contacts.

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    Note: Activating this feature automatically corrects some common mistakes while dialing internationally or dialing while abroad. Touch and drag the SIM security slider right to activate SIM security. Enter your SIM PIN. pictures + camera This menu allows you to configure how the camera is activated, what information is saved to a photo, and whether photos are automatically uploaded to SkyDrive.

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    When activated, this feature uses your location to provide better local search results. Tap Get suggestions from Bing as I type to deactivate the feature, if desired. Tap delete history delete to delete all previously-typed search terms from your phone. Tap Privacy Statement to view the Statement.

  • Page 91: Section 9: Connections, Internet Explorer

    Section 9: Connections This section describes the various connections your phone can make including accessing the Internet with your Browser, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Connecting your PC. Internet Explorer Your phone is equipped with, your access to the mobile web. This section explains how to navigate and introduces you to the basic features.

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    Sweep two fingers outwards at the same time to zoom in or sweep two fingers together to zoom out. See the diagram below. Zoom In Enter a URL You can access a website quickly by entering the URL. Websites are optimized for viewing on your phone. To enter a URL and go to a particular website, follow these steps: Tap the URL field at the top of your screen Enter the URL using the on-screen keypad and tap...

  • Page 93: Editing Favorites, Deleting Favorites

    page. From the Favorites page you can also view your browsing history. From the Home webpage, tap The favorites page is displayed. The following options are displayed: • AT&T Mobile Web: displays AT&T’s mobile website. • Popular Sites: allows you to visit popular websites that are grouped into categories such as friends and fun, news and information, sports, and so on.

  • Page 94: Browser Options

    The History page provides you with a list of the most recently visited websites. These entries can be used to return to previously unmarked web pages. From any webpage, tap favorites The favorites page is displayed. Sweep your screen to the left to display the history page. A list of your most recently visited websites is displayed with Name or URL address.

  • Page 95: Wi-fi

    Deleting Browser History and Cookies To delete your browser history, follow these steps: From the Home screen, tap applications Internet Explorer. Tap delete history delete. All temporary files, browsing history, cookies, and saved passwords are deleted from the phone. Tap Privacy Statement to view the statement. Wi-Fi About Wi-Fi Wi-Fi (short for wireless fidelity) is a term used for certain types...

  • Page 96: Bluetooth

    Enter a wireless password if necessary. If the connection is successful, connected appears under the Wi-Fi network name. Turning Wi-Fi Off From the Home screen, tap system Wi-Fi. Touch and drag the slider to the left to deactivate Wi-Fi. Note: Use of wireless data connections such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth can cause an added drain to your battery and reduce your use times.

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    Connecting Bluetooth Devices The Bluetooth connecting process allows you to establish trusted connections between your device and another Bluetooth device. When you connect devices, they share a passkey, allowing for fast, secure connections while bypassing the discovery and authentication process. To connect your device with another Bluetooth device: From the Home screen, tap system...

  • Page 98: Pc Connections

    To delete the device name from your list of Bluetooth devices, touch and hold the device name until delete is displayed. Tap delete to remove the device from your list. Note: Disconnections are manually done but often occur automatically if the connected device goes out of range of your phone or it is powered off.

  • Page 99: Section 10: Applications, Gps Applications

    Section 10: Applications This section contains a description of each application that is available in the Applications Menu, its function, and how to navigate through that particular application. If the application is already described in another section of this user manual, then a cross reference to that particular section is provided.

  • Page 100: Alarms

    The Alarms application allows you to access and set alarms. Setting a New Alarm From the Home screen, tap Tap the Time field then use your finger to sweep the hour and minute fields to set the time you want for the alarm. Tap done Tap the Repeats field if you want the alarm to sound on multiple days instead of only once.

  • Page 101: At&t Familymap, At&t Mywireless Mobile

    AT&T FamilyMap allows you to conveniently locate a family member from your wireless phone or PC and know that your family's location information is secure and private. From the Home screen, tap At the AT&T FamilyMap Sign In page, enter your Phone Number and Password in the appropriate fields and touch Sign In.

  • Page 102: At&t Navigator

    • voice and data usage: get answers about calls made, calls received, messaging, rollover minutes, and other data usage questions. • account support: get how-to information for managing your phone account. • rate plan support: get information and ask questions about your rate plan.

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    manually (by using the keypad) or by speaking into the phone (tap – city: allows you to enter a city and state for navigation manually (by using the keypad) or by speaking into the phone (tap • search: allows you to search for a business name or category by entering it manually (by using the keypad) or by speaking into the phone (tap ).

  • Page 104: At&t U-verse Mobile, At&t Radio

    AT&T Radio combines unlimited personal radio stations with over 75 commercial free genre stations, more than 400 local stations, news, talk, sports, and more! For more information, refer to “AT&T Radio” on page 51. AT&T U-verse Mobile With AT&T U-verse Mobile, you can watch content from your U-verse DVR home setup on your phone.

  • Page 105

    Touch submit to continue or cancel Touch to exit the sign in process. Viewing Show Information To view show information: From the Home screen, tap AT&T U-verse Mobile featured or all shows. Touch a show thumbnail. The summary screen is displayed. Sweep across the screen to the right or left to view more information.

  • Page 106: Calculator, Calendar

    You can also search all shows from the library screen. Touch search U-verse Mobile. Use the on-screen keypad to enter a search term. Touch A list of shows containing the search term displays. Calculator The Calculator application provides basic arithmetic functions: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Page 107: Games, Camera

    Appointments The Agenda screen displays all events that you have added for all dates in the order that they appear. Create a New Appointment To create a new appointment: From the Home screen, tap The agenda screen displays with all of your appointments listed.

  • Page 108

    To access the Games feature: From the Home screen, tap Games – or – From the Home screen, tap The games screen displays. Sweep across the screen to the right or left to view the following: • collection: allows you to get more games. Any games you have acquired and installed are also listed.

  • Page 109

    Touch try for a free trial, buy to purchase the game, install, if the game is free, or share to send someone a message or email containing a link to the game. The Confirm purchase screen displays. The purchase is charged to your mobile phone account or you can touch Change payment method.

  • Page 110: Internet Explorer, Maps

    Open Internet Explorer to start surfing the web. The browser is fully optimized and comes with advanced functionality to enhance the Internet browsing feature on your phone. For more information, refer to “Internet Explorer” on page 86. Maps Depending on your location, you can use Maps to view basic, custom, and satellite maps.

  • Page 111: Marketplace

    At the bottom of the screen the following controls are available: directions: use the keypad to enter an end location then touch to display the directions. me: your location displays on the map indicated by a yellow dot. search: allows you to search for a place of interest. clear map: after viewing or following directions, this option resets the map.

  • Page 112

    Before using Marketplace you must set up a Microsoft account. For more information, refer to “Using the Start-up Wizard” on page 8. Downloading Applications, Games, and Music The type of content determines where it appears on your phone. Music, videos, and podcasts appear in Music + Videos, games appear in Games, and applications appear in the Applications list.

  • Page 113

    Sweep across the screen to the right or left to view top, new, free, or categories applications. Touch an item to display more information. An expanded application information screen displays that contains an expanded description, screenshots, and reviews. Touch buy, or install, if the application is free, or share to send someone a message or email containing a link to the game.

  • Page 114: Messaging, Music + Videos

    Touch buy to continue or cancel to stop. Press to exit. Touch on album cover thumbnails to play a sample song. Messaging The Messaging feature allows you to send text messages and multimedia messages to other phones and email addresses. For more information, refer to “Creating and Sending Text Messages”...

  • Page 115: Office

    To access the news screen: Sweep across the screen to the left. The news screen displays. to refresh the news. to edit the news category. Press To access the stocks screen: Sweep across the screen to the left. The stocks screen displays. to edit the stocks settings.

  • Page 116: People, Phone, Pictures, Settings

    You can manage your daily contacts by storing their name, number, email, and other information in your phone using the People feature. For more information, refer to “Your People Hub” on page 40. Phone The Phone application allows you to make or answer a call. It also includes the features and functionality associated with making or answering a call.

  • Page 117: Section 11: Health And Safety Information, Health And Safety Information

    Section 11: Health and Safety Information This section outlines the safety precautions associated with using your phone. These safety precautions should be followed to safely use your phone. Health and Safety Information Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Certification Information Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver.

  • Page 118: Your Handset

    contains no metal and that positions the handset a minimum of 1.5 cm from the body. Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines. The FCC has granted an Equipment Authorization for this mobile phone with all reported SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC RF exposure guidelines.

  • Page 119: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling, Ul Certified Travel Adapter, Consumer Information On Wireless Phones

    For more information, refer to “Standard Limited Warranty” on page 133. Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling Samsung cares for the environment and encourages its customers to recycle Samsung mobile phones and genuine Samsung accessories. Go to:

  • Page 120

    When the phone is located at greater distances from the user, the exposure to RF is drastically lower because a person's RF exposure decreases rapidly with increasing distance from the source. The so-called “cordless phones,” which have a base unit connected to the telephone wiring in a house, typically operate at far lower power levels, and thus produce RF exposures well within the FCC’s compliance limits.

  • Page 121

    FDA belongs to an interagency working group of the federal agencies that have responsibility for different aspects of RF safety to ensure coordinated efforts at the federal level. The following agencies belong to this working group: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health •...

  • Page 122

    None of the studies demonstrated the existence of any harmful health effects from wireless phones RF exposures. However, none of the studies can answer questions about long-term exposures, since the average period of phone use in these studies was around three years. What research is needed to decide whether RF exposure from wireless phones poses a health risk? A combination of laboratory studies and epidemiological studies...

  • Page 123

    research needs in the context of the latest research developments around the world. What steps can I take to reduce my exposure to radio frequency energy from my wireless phone? If there is a risk from these products - and at this point we do not know that there is - it is probably very small.

  • Page 124: Medical Equipment

    reduce the absorption of RF energy in the head because the phone, which is the source of the RF emissions, will not be placed against the head. On the other hand, if the phone is mounted against the waist or other part of the body during use, then that part of the body will absorb more RF energy.

  • Page 125: Road Safety

    FDA continues to monitor the use of wireless phones for possible interactions with other medical devices. Should harmful interference be found to occur, FDA will conduct testing to assess the interference and work to resolve the problem. Additional information on the safety of RF exposures from various sources can be obtained from the following organizations (Updated 1/1/2010): FCC RF Safety Program:...

  • Page 126

    Position your wireless phone within easy reach. Be able to access your wireless phone without removing your eyes from the road. If you get an incoming call at an inconvenient time, let your voice mail answer it for you. Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving. Suspend the call in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions.

  • Page 127: Responsible Listening

    “The wireless industry reminds you to use your phone safely when driving.” For more information, please call 1-888-901-SAFE, or visit our web-site Important!: If you are using a handset other than a standard numeric keypad, please call 1-888-901-7233. Provided by the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association.

  • Page 128

    Avoid using headphones after exposure to extremely loud noises, such • as rock concerts, that might cause temporary hearing loss. Temporary hearing loss might cause unsafe volumes to sound normal. Do not listen at any volume that causes you discomfort. If you •...

  • Page 129: Using Your Phone Near Other Electronic Devices, Wireless Devices

    Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area and always switch your phone off 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 130

    The intent of the HAC Act is to ensure reasonable access to telecommunications services for persons with hearing disabilities. While some wireless phones are used near some hearing devices (hearing aids and cochlear implants), users may detect a buzzing, humming, or whining noise. Some hearing devices are more immune than others to this interference noise, and phones also vary in the amount of interference they generate.

  • Page 131: Potentially Explosive Environments

    using their hearing aid with the particular wireless phone. “Normal usage” in this context is defined as a signal quality that is acceptable for normal operation. The M mark is intended to be synonymous with the U mark. The T mark is intended to be synonymous with the UT mark. The M and T marks are recommended by the Alliance for Telecommunications Industries Solutions (ATIS).

  • Page 132: Emergency Calls

    Users are advised to switch the phone off while at a refueling point (service station). Users are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on the use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and distribution areas), chemical plants or where blasting operations are in progress.

  • Page 133: Fcc Notice And Cautions, Other Important Safety Information

    Your phone is not a toy. Do not allow children to play with it because they could hurt themselves and others, damage the phone or make calls that increase your phone bill. FCC Notice and Cautions FCC Notice The phone may cause TV or radio interference if used in close proximity to receiving equipment.

  • Page 134: Product Performance

    in the air bag deployment area. If wireless equipment is improperly installed and the air bag inflates, serious injury could result. Switch your phone off before boarding an aircraft. The use of wireless • phone in aircraft is illegal and may be dangerous to the aircraft's operation.

  • Page 135: Availability Of Various Features/ring Tones, Battery Precautions

    Do not hold, bend or twist the phone's antenna, if applicable. • Do not use the phone if the antenna is damaged. • If your phone is equipped with an internal antenna, obstructing the • internal antenna could inhibit call performance. Speak directly into the phone's receiver.

  • Page 136

    If left unused, a fully charged battery will discharge itself over time and • must be recharged before use. Use only Samsung-approved batteries and recharge your battery only • with Samsung-approved chargers which are specifically designed for your phone. When a charger is not in use, disconnect it from the power source.

  • Page 137: Care And Maintenance

    Samsung authorized service center. Always recycle. Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. Care and Maintenance Your phone is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The suggestions below will help you fulfill any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years.

  • Page 138: Section 12: Warranty Information, Standard Limited Warranty

    Product; (i) any other acts which are not the fault of SAMSUNG; or (j) Product used or purchased outside the United States. This Limited Warranty covers batteries...

  • Page 139

    Product and the sellers’ name and address. To obtain assistance on where to deliver the Product, call Samsung Customer Care at 1-888-987-4357. Upon receipt, SAMSUNG will promptly repair or replace the defective Product. SAMSUNG may, at SAMSUNG’s...

  • Page 140


  • Page 141: End User License Agreement For Software

    IMPORTANT. READ CAREFULLY: This End User License Agreement (“EULA”) is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or a single entity) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. for software owned by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and its affiliated companies and its third party suppliers and licensors that accompanies this EULA, which includes computer software and may include associated media, printed materials, “online”...

  • Page 142

    8. TERMINATION. This EULA is effective until terminated. Your rights under this License will terminate automatically without notice from Samsung if you fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this EULA. Upon termination of this EULA, you shall cease all use of the Software and destroy all copies, full or partial, of the Software.

  • Page 143


  • Page 144

    To avoid unintended information leaks and other problems of this sort, it is recommended that the device be returned to Samsung’s Customer Care Center for an Extended File System (EFS) Clear which will eliminate all user memory and return all settings to default settings.

  • Page 145

    Important!: Please provide warranty information (proof of purchase) to Samsung’s Customer Care Center in order to provide this service at no charge. If the warranty has expired on the device, charges may apply. Customer Care Center: 1000 Klein Rd. Plano, TX 75074 Toll Free Tel: 1.888.987.HELP (4357)

  • Page 146: Making A Call From People, Index

    Index Alarms Alphabetic Mode Applications alarms AT&T FamilyMap AT&T Navigator AT&T Radio AT&T U-verse Mobile Calculator Calendar Camera Maps myWireless Mobile Office People AT&T FamilyMap AT&T Navigator AT&T Radio AT&T U-verse Mobile – Battery Bing Search Browser history Internet Explorer Calculator Calendar Call Functions...

  • Page 147: Troubleshooting

    Games Getting Started setting up your phone voice mail Google Maps GPS Applications Hard Reset Health and Safety Information Icons Importing SIM Contacts In-Call Options International Call Internet Internet Explorer accessing settings Keypad changing text input QWERTY Landscape Linking People Locking and Unlocking the Phone Maps Marketplace...

  • Page 148

    Phone front view icons rear view side view switching on or off Pictures application viewing Powering On or Off QWERTY Keypad Radio Reset Safety Instructions SAR values Search Settings, Changing SIM Card importing contacts from installing not in phone indicator Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Speech Engine Standard Limited Warranty...

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