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  • Page 1: User Manual

    SGH-T528G M O B I L E P H O N E User Manual 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 there to (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state...

  • Page 3: Open Source Software, Sar Information

    GNU General Public License (GPL), GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL), OpenSSL License, BSD License and other open source licenses. To obtain the source code covered under the open source licenses, please visit: SAR Information Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the U.S.

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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section 1: Getting Started ...5 Setting Up Your Phone ......... . 5 Charging the Battery .

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Changing the Text Input Mode ........44 Using T9 Mode .

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Templates ..........90 Deleting Messages .

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Battery Use and Safety ........139 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ......141 UL Certified Travel Charger .

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

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to start using your phone by charging your battery, setting up your voice mail and installing a memory card. Setting Up Your Phone SIM Card Your phone comes with a pre-installed SIM card. Removing the Battery Cover If the phone is turned on, press and hold Remove the battery cover by placing your thumbnail into the slot at the...

  • Page 10: Installing The Battery, Replacing The Battery Cover

    Installing the Battery Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the phone, making sure the gold contacts align (1). Gently press down to secure the battery (2). Note: Make sure the battery is properly installed before switching on the phone. Replacing the Battery Cover Place the battery cover on the back of the phone and press down (1).

  • Page 11: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery Your phone is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. The Travel Adapter used to charge the battery is included with your phone. Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers. Note: Before using your phone for the first time, you must fully charge the battery. A discharged battery requires approximately 4 hours to recharge fully.

  • Page 12: Switching The Phone On Or Off, Locking The Touch Screen

    Plug the travel adapter power plug into a standard AC wall outlet. When the battery is fully charged, the phone displays a message telling you the battery is full. Remove the connector from the phone. Note: Failure to unplug the wall charger before you remove the battery can cause damage to the phone.

  • Page 13: Setting Up Voice Mail

    Press and hold the Lock Key – or – Touch and hold Setting Up Voice Mail In Idle mode, press You may be prompted to enter a password. Note: You can also access your voicemail from the on-screen keypad by touching pressing or touch Call.

  • Page 14: Installing The Memory Card

    Installing the Memory Card Your phone also supports the use of a memory card (microSD™) for storage of data, music, pictures, and video files. Your phone supports up to a 16 GB memory card. Push the microSD card into the slot until it clicks. Note: Make sure the microSD gold contact pins are oriented as shown and the card is securely inserted.

  • Page 15: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone, Features

    Section 2: Understanding Your Phone This section outlines some key features of your phone. It also describes the screen and the icons that appear when the phone is in use. Features Your phone is lightweight and easy to use, and it offers many useful features. The following list outlines a few of the features included in your phone.

  • Page 16: Front View

    Front View External speaker: allows you to hear the caller. Display: shows the information needed to operate your phone, such as the received signal strength, phone battery level, time, and so on. Widget tab: allows you to open the Widget toolbar. Contacts key: allows you to access your current Contacts, Groups, and Favorites lists.

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    Talk/Send key: allows you to power on the phone, make or answer a call, and access your call history, Call Manager, and Block Caller features. Press and hold to redial the last phone number. Back key: allows you to return to the previous menu while in menu mode. While in the Web browser, allows you to return to the previous page.

  • Page 18: Side Views

    Side Views Volume key: ( standby mode or adjust the voice volume during a call. When receiving an incoming call, briefly press down either end of the volume key to mute the ring tone. Press and hold either end of the volume key to reject the call and send it directly to voicemail.

  • Page 19: Rear View

    Camera/Camcorder key: ( you are in camera or camcorder mode. In Idle mode, press to launch the camera/camcorder. Lock key: ( information on locking your phone, see “Locking and Unlocking the Phone” on page 19. Power/Accessory Interface connector: allows you to connect a Travel Charger or other optional accessories such as a USB/data cable or a hands- free headset.

  • Page 20: Display Layout

    Display Layout Your display screen provides a wealth of information about phone status and options, as well as providing access to the Widget List. For more information about the Widget List, see “Widgets” on page 23. The display has four main areas: Widget List Function Categories...

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    Icons This list identifies the icons that appear in your phone display and Indicator area: Displays your current signal strength. The greater the number of bars, the stronger the signal. Indicates that the Airplane Mode is active. You cannot send or receive any calls or access online information. Displays when you are out of your service area.

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    Displays within the Indicators area when a new email message is received. Displays within the Indicators area when a new multimedia message is received. Displays within the Indicators area when a new voice mail is received. Displays within the Indicators area when a new WAP message is received.

  • Page 23: Menu Navigation

    Displays when a Bluetooth stereo headset has been paired with the phone. Displays when a TTY device has been inserted. Displays when your Address Book is synchronizing with the Address Book, the network backup service. Menu Navigation This section explains the menu navigation for your phone. Touching an on-screen option activates the feature.

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    Navigating Through the Main Menus Your phone originally has three main menus. Some icons can be deleted and replaced with new icons. From the Idle screen, touch Drag your finger across the Main Menus to scroll through the three Main Menus.

  • Page 25: Navigating Through Menus

    Tap the associated on-screen icon. • Press to exit from the current menu and return to the previous screen. • Press to exit from the current location or function, cancel your input, and return to the Idle screen. Navigating Through Menus As you navigate through a menu, options display on the screen as scrollable lists.

  • Page 26: Menu Navigation Notation

    Menu Navigation Notation The following notation shows an example of a statement used in this manual to direct you to a menu, submenu or menu item. In Idle mode, touch This notation directs you to perform the following operations: Touch the Menu soft key. •...

  • Page 27: Widgets

    Message, Buddy List, Voice Recognition, Browser, Today, Calendar, Pictures, Games, Widget Memo 1, 2, and 3, Message Inbox, Record Audio, Memo, Timer, Go on a Diet, Birthday, Sound Profile, Bluetooth, Calculator, Video, Google Search, AP Mobile, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, Samsung Apps and Widget List You can customize the Widget List by keeping the widgets docked in the list or by dragging them anywhere on the Idle screen.

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    Touch the box to place a check mark next to each Widget you want to display. – or – Touch the box to remove the check mark from Widgets you want to hide. The following table contains descriptions of available Widgets. Widget Manager: allows you to choose which widgets to display on the Widget List.

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    Buddy List: displays the Favorites list. You can use the pull-down Contacts menu to select all Contacts and Groups. Drag and drop the Buddy List onto the desktop • to view the contacts by Favorites, Groups, or by all Contacts. These favorites are listed and can be edited in Address Book Voice Recognition: allows you to use your voice to dial, look up contacts, launch applications, and...

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    Games: allows you to access your Games folder. Widget Memo 1: allows you to write a short memo to keep on your Widget List or main display. The Widget Memo is limited to 80 characters. Widget Memo 2: allows you to write a short memo to keep on your Widget List or main display.

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    Birthday: displays an on-screen alert for up to 5 upcoming birthdays, according to information entered in the Address Book for a contact birthday. Sound Profile: allows you to quickly modify your current sound profile. Bluetooth: From this application you can activate Bluetooth and configure it so other Bluetooth devices can see your device by name.

  • Page 32: Widget List Navigation

    Twitter: allows you to sign up for an account and to create and customize your profile with photos, videos. Samsung Apps.: allows you to access Samsung Apps. allows you to access using your browser. Widget List Navigation You can drag the widgets to any of the three Idle screens to use the application or feature, then drag it back to the Widget List when you are finished.

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    Note: You can drag a widget to a location of your choice on the Idle screen or just touch the widget on the Widget List and it displays in the center of the Idle screen. Rearranging Widgets You can customize the Widget List by moving the widgets. You can place your frequently used widgets at the top of the list.

  • Page 34: Understanding The Events Widget

    Accessing Multiple Widget Idle Screens Drag your finger along the three bars at the top of the Idle screen to scroll through the three widget Idle screens. You can scroll in either direction. Understanding the Events Widget The Event Widget is an area that displays on the screen to inform you of calendar events, missed calls, or when new messages have been sent to the phone.

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    The following is a description of these on-screen notification tabs: Displays when the Event Widget is parked on the Widget List. Displays as a tab within the Event Widget when a call has been missed. Displays as a tab within the Event Widget when a new voice mail message is received.

  • Page 36: Section 3: Call Functions, Displaying Your Phone Number, Making A Call

    Section 3: Call Functions This section describes how to make or answer a call. Displaying Your Phone Number Touch Settings Menu Show Number. Making a Call From the Idle screen, touch number you want to dial. Call Touch Note: When you activate the Auto Redial option in the Voice Call menu, the phone automatically redials up to 10 times when the person does not answer the call or is already on the phone.

  • Page 37: Manual Pause Dialing

    Manual Pause Dialing To manually call a number with pause(s) without storing it in your Contacts list: Touch and use the on-screen keypad to enter the phone number. Press and hold the additional numbers. Tip: You can create pauses longer than two seconds by entering multiple P pauses. Call Touch Correcting an Entered Number...

  • Page 38: Making A Call From The Address Book, Answering A Call

    Touch next to the desired phone number or entry name, if already in your Address Book. – or – Select the log to enter the Details page, then touch Call or press the number. Making a Call from the Address Book You can store phone numbers that you use regularly on the SIM card or in the phone’s memory.

  • Page 39: Dialing Options

    When receiving an incoming call, press and hold either end of the volume key to reject the call and send it directly to Voice Mail. Dialing Options From the Idle screen and Main menu, you have the option to access the Dialer and initiate a call by touching screen keypad, you see three icons displayed on the bottom of the screen.

  • Page 40: Recent Calls, Call Time, Data Counter

    Recent Calls The phone stores the numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or missed in the Calls menu. You can access this menu by from the Idle screen by doing one of the following: Briefly press – or – Touch Tools Menu...

  • Page 41: Adjusting The Call Volume

    Your phone provides a number of control functions that you can use during a call. Adjusting the Call Volume During a call, to adjust the earpiece volume, use the Volume key on the left side of the phone. Press Up (top area of the volume key) to increase the volume level and press Down (bottom area of the volume key) to decrease the volume level.

  • Page 42: Placing A Call On Hold, Switching Between Calls

    : to send a new text message. – Send Message : to write a memo concerning this call. – Memo Placing a Call on Hold 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.

  • Page 43: Call Waiting

    While in an active call, you can activate the speakerphone by sliding the Speaker on bar to the right. Use the Volume key (located on the left side of your phone) to adjust the volume. To deactivate the speakerphone, slide the Speaker off bar to the left. Switching Off the Microphone (Mute) You can temporarily switch your phone microphone off, so that the other person cannot hear you.

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    3-Way Calling (Multi-Party Calling) The 3-Way or Multi-Party feature allows you to answer a series of incoming calls and place them on hold. If this service is supported by the network, and the SIM has the feature enabled, all calls can be joined together. You are notified of an incoming call by a call waiting tone.

  • Page 45: Section 4: Entering Text, Keys

    Section 4: Entering Text This section outlines how to select the desired text input mode when entering characters into your phone. This section also describes how to use the T9 predictive text entry system to reduce the number 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 an upright (portrait) or sideways (landscape) orientation.

  • Page 46: Using The Qwerty Keypad

    From a screen where you can enter text, rotate your phone counterclockwise to a Landscape orientation and the on-screen QWERTY keypad displays. Create New Message Landscape Keypad By default, the first letter of an entry is capitalized and all consecutive letters are kept in lowercase unless you touch the Shift key.

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    The following keys perform special functions when entering text: Shift: Press to switch between uppercase and lowercase characters. 123Sym: Press once to type special characters and numbers that appear on the QWERTY keys. Examples: $, @, #, !, 1, 2. Press again to deactivate this function.

  • Page 48: Changing The Text Input Mode, Using T9 Mode

    Changing the Text Input Mode To enter text when storing a name in your Address Book, creating your personal greeting or scheduling events on your calendar, you can enter alphanumeric characters by using your phone keypad in portrait mode or in qwerty mode. Tape the text entry screen to display the on-screen keypad.

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    Example: To enter “Hello” in T9 mode, touch the 4, 3, 5, 5, and 6 keys. The word that you are typing displays on the screen. It may change with each consecutive key that you touch. Enter the whole word before editing or deleting the keystrokes. When the word correctly displays, go to Step 4.

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    Scroll up and down in the word options box to select the desired word. If these choices do not include the word you want to use, add a new word into the T9 dictionary. To add a new word into the T9 dictionary: If the word does not display in the alternate choices, touch the pull-down menu (Landscape Mode), scroll to the end of the list, and select Add word.

  • Page 51: Using Abc In Portrait Mode

    To shift case in T9 mode: Touch Shift. Touch the desired letter on the keypad. There are three cases: Initial capital, Capital lock, and Lower case. To delete letters: Touch Touch and hold To move the insertion point to the next line in a message: Touch To navigate within existing text in Portrait Mode: Touch...

  • Page 52: Using Numeric In Portrait Mode, Using Symbols

    Using Numeric In Portrait Mode Use the Numeric mode to enter numbers into a text message. Touch T9Ab Numeric. Touch the keys corresponding to the digits you want to enter. Using Symbols Symbols mode enables you to insert symbols and punctuation marks into text. To enter symbols in Portrait Mode: Touch T9Ab Symbols to display a list of symbols.

  • Page 53: Using Emoticon (emo) Mode

    Using Emoticon (EMO) Mode Rotate your phone counterclockwise to a Landscape orientation. Note: The EMO option is available only when 123Sym mode has been selected. Touch the Text Input Mode button at the bottom of the screen and touch After all characters have been selected, press OK, Abc, or 123Sym. To enter Emoticons into a text message in Portrait Mode: Touch T9Ab Emoticons.

  • Page 54: Section 5: Contacts And Your Address Book, Adding A New Contact

    Section 5: Contacts and Your Address Book This section allows you to manage your daily contacts by storing their name and number in your Address Book. Adding a New Contact Use the following procedure to store a new contact to your Address Book. Touch Create Contact.

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    • Ringtone: assigns a ringtone for this contact information. Choose from Tones, Music, or Recorded Audio categories. Touch a music file to play a short sample and then touch to complete the assignment. • Birthday: assigns a calendar date for the contact’s birthday. Touch Set to store the new date.

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    Touch the box next to an individual field to add that field. – or – Touch All to select all fields. Touch Done to store the new fields to the entry and return to the previous screen. Touch the new fields to enter information. Touch Save to store the new entry into the Address Book.

  • Page 57: Using Contacts

    Adding Pauses to Contact Numbers When you call automated systems, you are often required to enter a password or account number. Instead of manually entering the numbers each time, you can store the numbers in your Contacts along with special characters called pauses. To add a pause to a Contact: Touch , and then touch the name to open the Contact.

  • Page 58: Address Book Options

    To access your Address Book in Idle mode, touch Address Book window displays. In the Address Book window, touch Contacts to see your contacts list. Select Contacts in the drop down menu in the upper right corner of the display. Additional entry categories include Groups and Favorites. In the Contacts list, drag the Power Search tab on the left side of the display to search your contacts alphabetically.

  • Page 59: Fdn Mode

    • Send Business Card via: allows you to send a message to the selected entry that contains the information from an Address Book Business Card entry that you have on file. This can be sent as either a message or by way of Bluetooth. •...

  • Page 60: Groups, Favorites

    Touch Name and use the on-screen alphanumeric keypad to enter a name for this FDN contact. Touch OK. Touch Phone number and use the on-screen numeric keypad to enter a contact phone number for this FDN contact. Touch OK. Touch the SIM card location field to then use the on-screen numeric keypad to enter a location value for the entry on the SIM card.

  • Page 61: Finding My Own Phone Number

    To select, touch the Wastebasket icon in front of the Contact you want to remove from your Favorites. Touch OK. The contact is removed from your Favorites. Changing the Order of Your Favorites In Idle mode, touch Touch Change Order. Drag the entry to the desired location in your Favorites.

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    • FDN: indicates how many entries out of a possible 40 are in use on your FDN SIM memory. Note: Depending on the SIM card, the number of entries may differ. Press to return to Idle mode.

  • Page 63: Section 6: Multimedia

    Section 6: Multimedia This section explains how to use the multimedia features of your phone, including Music, Music Player, Video Player, Gallery, Camera, and Camcorder. Adding Music to Your Handset Music files (ringtones and full tracks) can be added to your handset by using one or more of the following methods: Purchase and download music and ringtones directly to your handset over your wireless •...

  • Page 64

    Download the selected song to your library. Note: If the music file is protected, Media Player blocks the playing or synching of that file. Verify the pre-insertion of the microSD card into the handset. For more information, refer to “Installing the Memory Card” on page 10. Use the USB adapter cable to connect the handset to the target PC.

  • Page 65: Playing Music Through A Stereo Bluetooth Device, Playing Music While Using The Phone

    Note: The Music Player does not necessarily support all features of a particular file format nor all the variations of those formats. The Music Player includes support for Windows Media Digital rights Management (WMDRM), which allows you to play some purchased or subscription content.

  • Page 66: Music Player Settings, Using Playlists, Creating A Playlist

    Music Player: turns on Music Player, or allows you to use full-screen controls of the music • player. Games: lets you play games while listening to music. • Important!: When you are finished using the Music Player function, you must press the function to prevent the battery from losing its charge.

  • Page 67: Transferring Music Using A Media Application

    Touch a song. Touch the new location. The first song is moved to the new location. Touch OK when all changes have been made. Removing songs from a Playlist Touch Tools Menu Touch a previously created playlist. Touch Remove Tracks. Touch the box next to any available music file you want to remove.

  • Page 68

    Use the USB adapter cable to connect the handset to the target PC. When an active connection has been established, a USB icon ( the phone. Once the USB connection has been established, the handset displays “Connected” and the computer screen then shows your phone. Note: The following steps reflect the procedure used with Windows Media Player.

  • Page 69: Music Player

    Click the Start Sync button (at the bottom of the Sync List) to begin uploading the selected songs to your handset. A “synchronization in progress” message appears on the application. Do not unplug the handset during this process. Once complete, a Sync Results folder then appears below the device entry to indicate sync status.

  • Page 70: Using The Music Player

    Using the Music Player Touch Tools Menu – or – Drag from the Widget List and touch it. Touch a library category (All music, Artist, Album, Genre, or Playlists) to view the available music files. Scroll through the list of songs and touch an entry to begin playback. Music Player Functions Touch any of the following on-screen buttons during playback to activate their features:...

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    Repeat button: Repeat one: repeats the currently playing • song. Repeat all: replays the current list when the • list ends. Play All: plays the current song list once. • Touch quickly to move to the beginning of • the current song. Touch and hold to play the previous song.

  • Page 72: Video Player

    • More: provides access to options such as: – Add to playlist: allows you to add the current audio file to a selected playlist. – Send via: allows you to send the current file via a message attachment or as a data file delivered to a Bluetooth-capable device.

  • Page 73: Pictures

    The Pictures menu is where you view photos. You can also perform basic editing tasks, view a slide show, set photos as wallpaper or contact image, and share as a picture message. Touch Menu From the Pictures page you can access the following menu options: Create Folder: create a new folder on either the Phone or Memory Card.

  • Page 74: Editing Images

    – Bluetooth Visibility: allows you to turn on or off the Bluetooth visibility. – Print via: allows you to make a selected graphic printable by a Bluetooth printer. – Properties: displays a listing of the image’s properties such as: name, format, resolution, size, and so on.

  • Page 75: Camera, Using The Camera

    Insert Text on the image. Drag the text to position it. Insert Image on the current image. Drag the frame to position the inserted picture. Insert Emoticon on the current image. Touch either end of the emoticon list to scroll through the possibilities and touch an emoticon.

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    In Idle mode, press the Camera key Using the phone’s main display screen as a viewfinder, adjust the image by aiming the camera at the subject. Press the Up or Down Volume keys to adjust the zoom of your image. (Zoom is not available when the resolution is set to the maximum setting.) Press the Camera key until the shutter sounds.

  • Page 77: Camera And Camcorder Options

    Camera and Camcorder Options Options are represented by icons across both sides of the screen. Note: The options disappear after a few seconds. Touch the screen to make them reappear. Camera, Camcorder: allows you to take a photo or record a video.

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    Panorama: take a landscape photo by taking an initial • photo and then adding additional images to itself. The guide box lets you view the area where the second part of the panoramic picture should fall within by highlighting the box in yellow. If you hold the camera still when it turns yellow, the picture is automatically taken.

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    Settings (lower left corner): allows you to customize your camera and camcorder settings. Choose from the following options: Camera and Camcorder: Effects: allows you to change the color tone or apply • special effects to the photo. Options include: None, Black and white, Sepia, Negative, or Watercolor.

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    Camera and Camcorder Settings tab (upper right corner): The following are additional camera and camcorder settings. Guidelines: allows you to turn the guidelines On or Off. • Review: allows you to activate the instant review • feature where images are displayed immediately after review (On or Off).

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    Brightness: allows you to adjust the brightness level by moving the slider across the page. Quickview: allows you to access the options page for a selected image or video. Options include: Send (Via Message or Bluetooth), Delete, and More (Set as, Edit, Slide show, Rename or Properties).

  • Page 82: Accessing The Pictures Folder

    – Properties: Displays Basic Info and Media Info about the current picture or video, such as name, format, resolution, size, and so on. Note: Edit and Set as features are not available when the camcorder mode is active. Press to return to the previously active camera or camcorder page where you can take another photo or shoot a new video.

  • Page 83: Assigning An Image As A Wallpaper

    Touch a picture from the Pictures page to display the image. From the image viewer page, you have access to both macro functions (Zoom) and menu options. Zoom: Touch and hold the picture to zoom in on an area of the picture. Touch and drag the •...

  • Page 84: Using The Camcorder

    Assigning an Image to an Address Book Entry Touch Pictures Menu Touch Set as touch Save. – or – Touch Set as Book entry with the image already assigned. Using the Camcorder In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a camcorder allowing you to also record, view, and send videos.

  • Page 85: Camcorder Options

    Camcorder Options Camcorder options are represented by icons across both sides of the screen. For more information, refer to “Camera and Camcorder Options” on page 73. Camcorder Options after a Video is Taken After you finish shooting a video, you can use various options that appear as icons on the screen.

  • Page 86

    More: provides you with the options Delete, Rename, Sort by, Send via Bluetooth, Bluetooth • Visibility, and Lock/Unlock for certain videos. – Delete: allows you to delete one or more videos. – Rename: allows you to rename videos. – Sort by: allows you to sort video clips by Date, Type, Name, or Size. –...

  • Page 87: Games

    Games The Games menu option allows you to shop for games. You can download new games and then save them to the Games folder. Touch Games Menu From the Games menu, touch Buy Games to launch the browser. Follow the on-screen instructions. Note: Service charges and subscription purchase may be required.

  • Page 88: Section 7: Messaging, Types Of Messages, Creating And Sending Messages

    Section 7: Messaging This section describes how to send or 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 (Pictures and Video) Messages •...

  • Page 89: Additional Message Options

    Add a recipient by touching Tap to add recipient and then selecting an associated option: • Enter manually: to manually enter a destination using a valid cellular phone number. • Recent contacts: to select a recipient from a list of recently sent messages. •...

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    • Record video: allows you to temporarily exit the message, record a video clip using the phone’s built-in camcorder, and then add it to your message by touching Add. • Record Audio: allows you to temporarily exit the message, record an audio clip using the phone’s microphone, and then add it to your message by touching Add to message.

  • Page 91: Viewing New Received Messages

    When you have finished composing your message, touch Send to and confirm the recipient(s) or add additional recipients. Touch Send to deliver the message to the selected recipients. Attaching a Business Card to a Message To attach your Business Card to an outgoing message, follow these steps: Touch Contacts Menu...

  • Page 92: Using Message Options

    To play a multimedia message, touch • To pause playback of the multimedia message, touch • To stop playback of the multimedia message, touch Stop. To scroll through the message (if additional text pages have been added), touch the screen and in a single motion, scroll up or down the page. When you have finished, press Using Message Options Message options at the Inbox level differ according to the message type, what you...

  • Page 93: Using Email, Using Exchange Email

    • More: provides these additional message functions: – Forward: allows you to forward the message. – Save to Address Book: allows you to save the recipient or sender’s information from the message to your Address Book as either a New or Updated entry. For more information, refer to “Contacts and Your Address Book”...

  • Page 94: Voicemail, Messaging Settings, Templates, Deleting Messages

    Voicemail The Voicemail selection allows you to set up voicemail for your phone and to access your voice messages. Touch Messaging Menu Messaging Settings The Messaging Settings menu allows you to configure the settings for Auto Delete Inbox, Text Messages, Multimedia Messages, Email and Voicemail. Touch Messaging Menu...

  • Page 95: Used Space

    You can check the amount of the memory being used and the memory remaining for Multimedia, Email and Text messages. The display shows the total space including the used and free space. You can also view how much space is currently occupied by each message box.

  • Page 96: Section 8: Change Your Settings, Sound Profile

    Section 8: Change Your Settings This section includes tips on how to use your phone’s features, as well as how to change and customize the display settings, call handling, security settings, and other settings associated with your phone. Sound Profile This menu allows you to specify how you are informed of incoming calls and messages as well as other notification sounds your phone can make.

  • Page 97

    Editing the Profiles The four sound profiles have settings for incoming calls, messages, and other notification sounds your phone can make. Touch to the right of the radio button of the profile you want to edit. Touch the drop-down menu (upper-right of the screen) and select the settings you want to change: Call, Message, Email, or Phone.

  • Page 98

    Touch the Message Alert Repetition pull-down and select one of the following options and touch Save: • Once: repeats the message alert once. • Every 2 Min: repeats the message every two minutes. Drag the Alert Tone Volume slider to the volume level you desire (range is 1 through 7).

  • Page 99: Display And Light Settings

    Touch the Keypad Tone pull-down and select one of the following tones and touch Save: • Beep • Glossy • Mute Touch the Power On Type field, select one of the following and touch Save: • Melody: the phone rings using the ring melody. •...

  • Page 100: Font Type

    • Font Type • Brightness • Backlight Time Wallpaper This menu allows you to change the background image displayed on the Main screens. Touch Settings Menu Touch a panel that corresponds to the Main screen that you want to change. Touch Pictures, scroll through the pictures, and touch the name area of a picture to view a full screen image.

  • Page 101: Time And Date, Phone Settings

    Brightness Allows you to adjust the display brightness for the LCD to see better within different lighting conditions. Touch Settings Menu Backlight Time The backlight turns the screen on using a preset brightness level. When the set time runs out (8 seconds, 15 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, 3 minutes or 10 minutes), the touch screen turns off.

  • Page 102: Reset Phone

    Touch Panel Auto Lock The Touch Panel Auto Lock feature locks your phone when the Backlight turns off. To modify this feature, follow these steps: Touch Settings Menu Security The Security feature enables you to restrict the use of your phone by others and to restrict the types of calls.

  • Page 103: Call Settings

    Restore Phone The Restore Phone option is the same as the Reset Phone option described above in that all settings are reset to factory defaults. However, with the Restore Phone option, all user data is deleted. Warning!: All User Data such as contacts, messages, pictures, videos, and music will be deleted. Ensure that you remove your MicroSD card if applicable because it will be erased with the Restore Phone option.

  • Page 104

    • Auto Reject: allows you to set up and add numbers to a Reject List, which causes those numbers to be automatically sent to voice mail. – Touch either On or Off to activate or deactivate the function. – If active (On), touch the Reject List Add Number field to enter or search for numbers. –...

  • Page 105: Connectivity

    TTY (also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a telecommunications device that allows people who are deaf or hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities, to communicate with a telephone. This phone comes TTY-ready and only requires the insertion of the TTY device to enable this feature.

  • Page 106: Applications Settings

    Applications Settings The Applications Settings feature allows you to configure the onboard applications: Messaging, Browser, Music Player, Record Audio, Calendar and Address Book. Touch Settings Menu Browser Settings To configure the parameters on the onboard browser, use the Browser Settings page. Touch Settings Menu...

  • Page 107: Address Book Settings

    To configure the starting day and view that is used when opening the Calendar application. Touch Menu Touch either of the following fields and edit the information: • Starting Day : allows you to choose which day marks the first day in your calendar week (Sunday or Monday).

  • Page 108: Memory Management

    Memory Management You can easily check the amount of memory being used for storing data, such as messages, media, calendar data, or contacts entries. You can also delete any selected information from your phone: Touch Settings Menu Touch any of the following options: •...

  • Page 109: Section 9: Connections, Browser

    Section 9: Connections This section describes the various connections your phone can make including accessing the Internet with your Browser, connecting to other devices with Bluetooth, and connecting your device to a PC. Browser To access the Browser: Touch Applications Menu Touch to view options or touch...

  • Page 110: Bluetooth

    Add to Favorites: touch the Add to Favorites button • Favorites. To add a different URL to your Favorites, touch the Enter URL Address field to display the on-screen keypad. Use the keypad to enter the new URL and touch OK. Touch the Title field, use the on-screen keypad to enter a title, and touch OK.

  • Page 111: Device Name, Connecting To Other Bluetooth Devices

    From Idle mode, touch – or – Touch Menu Touch the Phone icon – or – Touch to deactivate Bluetooth. Device Name Touch Menu Touch the Name field, touch and hold Use the on-screen keypad to enter the new name for this device and touch Touch Save.

  • Page 112: Bluetooth Secure Mode, Remote Sim Mode, Bluetooth Services

    Touch the Passkey field, enter the passkey used by the target device and touch OK. Select a connection option and touch Pair. Once the target device accepts the pair, your new device shows as connected (green) within the Bluetooth page. Bluetooth Secure Mode When the Bluetooth Visibility is turned on, your phone is wirelessly transmitting its phone name and status to every device within its range.

  • Page 113: Pc Connections

    USB connection modes. When you connect the device to a PC, you can synchronize files with Windows Media Player, transfer data to and from your device directly, or launch Samsung PC Studio when a USB connection is detected. Configuring Your Phone USB Settings This menu selects the method of communication for the USB port.

  • Page 114

    PC. You can then choose from either: Samsung PC Studio, Media player, or Mass storage. • Samsung PC Studio: sets PC Studio to launch as the default application when a USB connection is detected. • Media player: sets the Media Player to launch as the default application when a USB connection is detected.

  • Page 115: Section 10: Applications, Accessing The Applications Menu, My Space

    Section 10: Applications Accessing the Applications Menu The Applications menu option allows you to access applications that are on the phone: My Space, Facebook, or you can launch your Browser. You can download applications and save them to the Applications folder. Touch Applications Menu...

  • Page 116: Facebook, Browser

    Facebook Use this application to log in to your Facebook application and get automatic status updates. Touch Applications Menu Touch the Email and Password fields, use the on-screen keypad to enter your information, and touch OK. Touch the box next to Remember me to save your Email and Password information.

  • Page 117: Section 11: My Folders, My Folders Functions

    Section 11: My folders The topics covered in this section include Applications, Audio, Games, Pictures, Tools, Video, Other Files, and Used Space. Touch My folders Menu Select from one of the following functions: Applications, Audio, Games, Pictures, Tools, Video, Other Files, or Used Space. If you have a memory card in your phone, touch the filter drop down (upper- right of My folders page) to filter the entries based on their current location (All, Phone, or Memory Card).

  • Page 118: Managing Files And Folders

    Use the on-screen alphanumeric keypad to create a new name for the folder and touch OK to create the folder. Managing Files and Folders Touch My folders Menu Select a migration option by touching either Move or Copy. • Move: takes an unlocked file or folder and moves it to a new location. •...

  • Page 119: Applications, Audio

    • Bluetooth Visibility: allows you to make specific files or folders visible to other Bluetooth devices. • Lock: locks or unlocks available files and folders. Applications The Applications menu provides access to My Space, and Facebook and the Browser. Audio The Audio option allows you to shop for tones, answer tones, and music.

  • Page 120

    Music This menu displays a list of all your purchased songs. When you download music, it is stored in the Music folder. To access this menu use the following steps: Touch My folders Menu Touch a music file to begin playback. To exit, press For more information, refer to “Music Player”...

  • Page 121: Tools, Other Files, Used Space

    Touch Menu Follow the on-screen options to purchase the new image. The file is downloaded and stored in the Pictures folder. Tools The Tools folder provides access to the Camera, the Music Player, Voice Recognition, Record Audio, Alarms, the Calendar, Recent Calls, Memo, Tasks, Calculator, Tip Calculator, Converter (for currency, length, weight, volume, area, and temperature), World Clock, Timer, Stopwatch and SIM App.

  • Page 122: Section 12: Tools, Tools, Camera, Music Player, Voice Recognition

    The on-board applications (such as camera, camcorder, calendar, and alarms) can be supplemented with additional applications that can be purchased through the Samsung Apps. Tools Tools are applications that allow you to use your handset for a variety of non-phone related activities.

  • Page 123

    Call <Name or #>: dials a name or number listed in your contact list. If multiple numbers • exist (such as, home, work, or other), say the name and the number type (location). Send Text <Name or #>: displays the Send Text screen. •...

  • Page 124: Record Audio

    Voice Recognition Tips Wait for the tone before you speak. • Speak clearly and at a normal volume. • There is no need to use paused speech. The voice recognition software has been trained to • recognize natural speech and performs best when you speak naturally. In very noisy environments, it may be helpful to use a headset or a Bluetooth headset.

  • Page 125: Alarms

    • More: provides these additional functions. – Delete: allows you to delete the current memo. – Set as: allows you to set the current recording as Call Ringtone, a Caller Ringtone for a specific contact or an Alarm Tone. – Properties: displays the Name, Format, Size, and so on, of the current recording. To exit, press Recorded Audio Folder This folder shows a list of audio clips that have been recorded and saved.

  • Page 126: Calendar

    • Alarm Repeat: use this option to set the repeating status for the alarm. Touch the box next to each day you would like to use for the current alarm. Touch the box next to Everyday to select all days. Touch the box next to Once Only to activate the alarm only one time at the Alarm Time.

  • Page 127

    Touch the Title field and use the on-screen keypad to enter a name for this specific event. Touch OK to save the new name. Touch the Start Date field. The Start date screen displays. Use the Keypad mode to enter the Month, Day, and Year manually or the Wheel mode by using the + (up) or - (down) buttons or by quickly sweeping your fingertip over the numbers.Touch Set to complete the process.

  • Page 128: Memo, Recent Calls

    • Set Holiday: allows you to indicate whether the event is a holiday. Touch On or Off. • Repeat: allows you to set the number of repetitions allowed for this event (Off, Everyday, Every Week, Every Month, or Every Year). Once selected, all remaining alarm settings are enabled.

  • Page 129: Tasks, Calculator

    This option allows you to create a “to do” entry of tasks, which are created in a similar fashion to previously described Calendar entries. Touch Menu Select any of the following options: • Title: enter a title for this task, which can be up to 100 characters. •...

  • Page 130: Tip Calculator, Converter

    Enter the second number. To view the result, touch equals (=). Tip Calculator Tip Calculator automatically calculates the following amounts: Gratuity (tip) • Individual payment (for groups) • Calculations are based on the total amount of the check, a selected percentage, and the number of people paying.

  • Page 131: World Clock

    • Area • Temperature Touch Menu Select the specific converter function by touching one of the above on-screen conversion functions. • Each converter function has a field for the type of unit to be converted and the type of unit to be converted to.

  • Page 132: Timer

    Touch a representative city from a desired area. If the correct city area is then highlighted in a different color, your selection was accurately read and you can touch OK. – or – If not read correctly, repeat the previous two steps until your selection is correct.

  • Page 133: Stopwatch

    You can use this feature to measure intervals of time. Touch Tools Menu Touch Lap to mark a unit of time per lap. You can record up to 50 lap times. Touch Stop to stop the stopwatch. Touch Reset to erase all times recorded. Stopwatch Start.

  • Page 134: Section 13: Health And Safety Information, Exposure To Radio Frequency (rf) Signals

    Section 13: Health and Safety Information This section outlines the safety precautions associated with using your phone. The terms “mobile device” or “cell phone” are used in this section to refer to your phone. Read this information before using your mobile device. Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals The U.S.

  • Page 135

    Very high levels of electromagnetic energy, such as is found in X-rays and gamma rays, can ionize biological tissues. Ionization is a process where electrons are stripped away from their normal locations in atoms and molecules. It can permanently damage biological tissues including DNA, the genetic material. The energy levels associated with radio frequency energy, including both radio waves and microwaves, are not great enough to cause ionization of atoms and molecules.

  • Page 136

    Results of this study did NOT show that cell phones caused brain cancer. In this study, most people had no increased risk of brain cancer from using cell phones. For people with the heaviest use of cell phones (an average of more than ½ hour per day, every day, for over 10 years) the study suggested a slight increase in brain cancer.

  • Page 137

    Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute The National Cancer Institute (NCI) actively follows cancer statistics in the United States to detect any change in rates of new cases for brain cancer. If cell phones play a role in risk for brain cancer, rates should go up, because heavy cell phone use has been common for quite some time in the U.S.

  • Page 138

    Reduce the amount of time spent using your cell phone; • Use speaker mode or a headset to place more distance between your head and the cell • phone. Hands-Free Kits Hands-free kits may include audio or Bluetooth® headsets and various types of body-worn accessories such as belt-clips and holsters.

  • Page 139

    The scientific evidence does not show a danger to any users of cell phones from RF exposure, including children and teenagers. The steps adults can take to reduce RF exposure apply to children and teenagers as well. Reduce the amount of time spent on the cell phone; •...

  • Page 140: Specific Absorption Rate (sar) Certification Information

    Health Protection Agency: • US Food and Drug Administration: • HomeBusinessandEntertainment/CellPhones/default.htm. Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Certification Information Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the exposure limits for Radio Frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the U.S.

  • Page 141

    Before a new model phone is available for sale to the public, it must be tested and certified to the FCC that it does not exceed the exposure limit established by the FCC. Tests for each model phone are performed in positions and locations (e.g. at the ear and worn on the body) as required by the FCC.

  • Page 142: Smart Practices While Driving

    Samsung is committed to promoting responsible driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand and address distractions.

  • Page 143: Battery Use And Safety

    If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear to be working properly. Health and Safety Information...

  • Page 144

    Important!: Use only Samsung-approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Samsung- approved chargers which are specifically designed for your phone. Warning!: Use of a non-Samsung-approved battery or charger may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard. Samsung's warranty does not cover damage to the phone...

  • Page 145: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling

    Recycling programs for your mobile device, batteries, and accessories may not be available in your area. We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung mobile device by working with respected take-back companies in every state in the country.

  • Page 146

    Additional information regarding specific locations may be found at: Mail It In The Samsung Mobile Take-Back Program will provide Samsung customers with a free recycling mailing label. Just go to usactivities_environment_samsungrecyclingdirect.html?INT=STA_recyle_your_phone_pag and follow the instructions to print out a free pre-paid postage label and then send your old mobile device or battery to the address listed, via U.S.

  • Page 147: Display / Touch-screen


  • Page 148: Gps & Agps

    GPS & AGPS Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS uses satellites controlled by the U.S. Government that are subject to changes implemented in accordance with the Department of Defense policy and the 2008 Federal Radio navigation Plan (FRP).

  • Page 149: Emergency Calls

    Maps, directions, and other navigation data may contain inaccurate or incomplete data, and circumstances can and do change over time. In some areas, complete information may not be available. Therefore, you should always visually confirm that the navigational instructions are consistent with what you see before following them. All users should pay attention to road conditions, closures, traffic, and all other factors that may impact safe driving or walking.

  • Page 150: Care And Maintenance

    The suggestions below will help you fulfill any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years: Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: Liquids of any kind Keep the mobile device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and liquids contain minerals that will corrode electronic circuits.

  • Page 151: Responsible Listening

    Shock or vibration Do not drop, knock, or shake the mobile device. Rough handling can break internal circuitboards. Paint Do not paint the mobile device. Paint can clog the device’s moving parts or ventilation openings and prevent proper operation. Responsible Listening Caution!: Avoid potential hearing loss.

  • Page 152

    Be aware that you can adapt to higher volume settings over time, not realizing that the • higher volume may be harmful to your hearing. When using headphones, turn the volume down if you cannot hear the people speaking • near you or if the person sitting next to you can hear what you are listening to.

  • Page 153: Operating Environment

    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders National Institutes of Health 31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 Bethesda, MD 20892-2320 Email: Internet: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 395 E Street, S.W. Suite 9200 Patriots Plaza Building Washington, DC 20201 Voice: 1-800-35-NIOSH (1-800-356-4647) 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)

  • Page 154: Implantable Medical Devices, Other Medical Devices

    Using Your Mobile Device Near Other Electronic Devices Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from Radio Frequency (RF) signals. However, certain electronic equipment may not be shielded against the RF signals from your wireless mobile device. Consult the manufacturer to discuss alternatives. Implantable Medical Devices A minimum separation of six (6) inches should be maintained between a handheld wireless mobile device and an implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or...

  • Page 155: Mobile Device

    RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles. Check with the manufacturer or its representative regarding your vehicle before using your mobile device in a motor vehicle. You should also consult the manufacturer of any equipment that has been added to your vehicle.

  • Page 156: Fcc Notice And Cautions, Other Important Safety Information

    FCC Notice and Cautions FCC Notice The mobile device may cause TV or radio interference if used in close proximity to receiving equipment. The FCC can require you to stop using the mobile device if such interference cannot be eliminated. Vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane or butane) must comply with the National Fire Protection Standard (NFPA-58).

  • Page 157

    For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that an air bag inflates with great force. • Do not place objects, including installed or portable wireless equipment near or in the area over the air bag or in the air bag deployment area. If wireless equipment is improperly installed and the air bag inflates, serious injury could result.

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