Samsung GT-S5830 User Manual

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    GT-S5830 user manual...

  • Page 2: Using This Manual

    Using this manual Thank you for purchasing this Samsung mobile device. This device will provide you with high quality mobile communication and entertainment based on Samsung’s exceptional technology and high standards. This user manual has been specially designed to guide you through the functions and features of your device.

  • Page 3: Instructional Icons

    Samsung and their respective owners. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Samsung is not liable for such copyright infringement by the user. •...

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    Samsung Electronics. Trademarks • SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics. ™ • The Android logo, Google Search ™...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling ... Unpack ... 9 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ... 9 Charge the battery ... 11 Insert a memory card ... 13 Attach a hand strap (optional) ... 16 Getting started ... Turn your device on and off ... 17 Get to know your device ...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contacts ... 64 Calendar ... 68 Contents Memo ... 69 Voice Recorder ... 70 Web ... Internet ... 71 Maps ... 74 Google Search ... 77 YouTube ... 78 News & Weather ... 79 Samsung Apps ... 80 Market ... 80...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Connectivity ... Bluetooth ... 81 Wi-Fi ... 83 AllShare ... 84 USB tethering and portable hotspot ... 86 PC connections ... 87 VPN connections ... 88 Tools ... Clock ... 91 Calculator ... 92 My Files ... 92 SIM Toolkit ... 93 Task Manager ...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Privacy ... 101 SD card and phone storage ... 102 Search ... 102 Language and keyboard ... 102 Voice input and output ... 104 Accessibility ... 105 Date and time ... 105 About phone ... 106 Troubleshooting ... Safety precautions ... Index ...

  • Page 9: Assembling, Unpack, Install The Sim Or Usim Card And Battery

    • Battery • Travel adapter (charger) • User manual Use only Samsung-approved software. Pirated or illegal software may cause damage or malfunctions that are not covered by your manufacturer's warranty. • The items supplied with your device may vary depending on the software and accessories available in your region or offered by your service provider.

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    To install the SIM or USIM card and battery, If the device is on, press and hold [ Power off to turn it off. Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. Assembling Insert the SIM or USIM card.

  • Page 11: Charge The Battery

    You can charge the device with the provided travel adapter or by connecting the device to a PC with a PC data cable. Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables. Unauthorised chargers or cables can cause batteries to explode or damage your device.

  • Page 12: Charge With The Travel Adapter

    • While charging, the device may heat up. This is normal and should not affect your device’s lifespan or performance. • If your device is not charging properly, bring your device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre.

  • Page 13: Insert A Memory Card, Charge With Pc Data Cable

    When the battery is fully charged (the battery icon is no longer moving), unplug the travel adapter from the device and then from the power outlet. Do not remove the battery before removing the travel adapter. Doing this may cause damage to the device.

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    Samsung uses approved industry standards for memory cards, but some brands may not be fully compatible with your device. Using an incompatible memory card may damage your device or the memory card and can corrupt data stored on the card.

  • Page 15: Remove The Memory Card, Format The Memory Card

    › Remove the memory card Before removing a memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. Settings In Idle mode, select → phone storage Unmount SD card → Open the cover to the memory card slot on the side of the device.

  • Page 16: Attach A Hand Strap (optional)

    Attach a hand strap (optional) Remove the back cover. Slide a hand strap through the slot and hook it over the small projection. Replace the back cover. Assembling...

  • Page 17: Getting Started, Turn Your Device On And Off, Get To Know Your Device

    Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, Press and hold [ If you turn on your device for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device. To turn off your device, press and hold [ ] and select Power off.

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    Multifunction jack Camera lens Power/Lock key Memory card slot Internal antenna Getting started › Keys Headset jack Speaker Power/ Lock Flashbulb Menu Back cover Home Back Volume Function Turn on the device (press and hold); Access the quick menus (press and hold); Lock the touch screen.

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    › Indicator icons Icons shown on the display may vary depending on your region or service provider. Icon Definition No signal Signal strength GPRS network connected UMTS network connected WLAN activated Bluetooth activated Bluetooth headset connected GPS activated Call in progress Icon Definition Call on hold...

  • Page 20: Use The Touch Screen

    Icon Definition No SIM or USIM card New text or multimedia message New email message New voice mail message Alarm activated Event notification Roaming (outside of normal service area) Silent mode activated Airplane mode activated Vibration mode activated Music playback in progress Getting started Icon Definition...

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    • To avoid scratching the touch screen, do not use sharp tools. • Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction. • Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with water.

  • Page 22: Lock Or Unlock The Touch Screen And Keys, Get To Know The Idle Screen

    Lock or unlock the touch screen and keys You can lock the touch screen and keys to prevent any unwanted device operations. To lock, press [ ]. To unlock, turn on the screen and drag right until it reaches the dot. Get to know the idle screen When the device is in Idle mode, you will see the idle screen.

  • Page 23: Use The Shortcuts Panel

    › Move items on the idle screen Tap and hold an item to move until the item appears gray. Drag the item to the location you want. › Remove items from the idle screen Tap and hold an item to remove. The trash bin appears at the bottom of the idle screen.

  • Page 24: Access Applications

    › Add or remove panels to the idle screen You can add or remove panels of the idle screen to organise widgets according to your preferences and needs. Edit. In Idle mode, press [ → You can also place your two fingers on the screen and pinch to switch to Edit mode.

  • Page 25: Access Recent Applications

    Press [ ] to return to the previous screen; Press the Home key to return to the idle screen. Your device has a built-in motion sensor that detects its orientation. If you rotate the device while using some features, the interface will automatically switch to landscape view.

  • Page 26: Customise Your Device

    › Use the task manager Your device is a multitasking device. It can run more than one application at the same time. However, multitasking may cause hang-ups, freezing, memory problems, or additional power consumption. To avoid these problems, end unnecessary programs using the task manager. In Idle mode, open the application list and select manager Active applications.

  • Page 27: Change Your Ringtone

    → Select an image. Save or Set wallpaper. Select Samsung is not responsible for any use of default images or wallpapers provided on your device. › Adjust the brightness of the display In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings →...

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    • If you forget your PIN or password, bring your device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it. • Samsung is not responsible for any loss of security codes or private information or other damages caused by illegal software.

  • Page 29: Enter Text

    Set an unlock password In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Location and security → Password. → Enter a new password (alphanumeric) and select Continue. Enter the password again and select › Lock your SIM or USIM card You can lock your device by activating the PIN supplied with your SIM or USIM card.

  • Page 30: Change The Keyboard Type, Enter Text Using The Swype Keyboard

    Change the keyboard type You can change the keyboard type. Tap and hold the text input field and select Input method (Swype or Samsung keypad). › Enter text using the Swype keyboard Select the first character of a word and drag your finger to the second character without releasing the finger from the screen.

  • Page 31: Enter Text Using The Samsung Keypad

    To hide the Swype keyboard, press [ • To view help information for using the Swype keyboard, tap and hold › Enter text using the Samsung keypad Select input method. You can select one of key input methods (QWERTY or traditional keypad) or handwriting input methods.

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    Switch between Number/Symbol mode and ABC mode. Enter text by voice; This icon is available only when you activate the voice input feature for the Samsung keypad. This feature may be unavailable depending on the selected input language. Getting started...

  • Page 33: Market

    › Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications. Place the cursor where you want to start. Tap and hold the text input field. Select text from the option list. Select Tap on the place where you want to end.

  • Page 34: Download Files From The Web

    Select Install (for free items) or Buy. If you select Install, select OK to download the item immediately. If you select Buy, you need to enter your credit card information. Follow the on-screen instructions. › Uninstall an application From the Android Market home screen, press [ Downloads.

  • Page 35: Synchronise Data

    Synchronise data You can synchronise data with various web servers and back up or restore your data. Once the synchronisation is completed, your device stays connected to the web. If any change is made on the web, the updated information will appear on your device and will automatically begin synchronisation, and vice versa.

  • Page 36: Synchronise Data Manually

    › Synchronise data manually In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Accounts and sync. → Select an account. Press [ Sync now. Your device will start → synchronising the data you set for synchronisation. Getting started...

  • Page 37: Communication, Calling

    Communication Calling Learn to use calling functions, such as making and answering calls, using options available during a call or customising and using call-related features. › Make and answer a call You can use the buttons or the touch screen when you make, accept, end, or reject calls.

  • Page 38: Call An International Number, Use The Headset

    Reject a call When a call comes in, drag left until it reaches the dot. The caller will hear a busy tone. Call an international number In Idle mode, open the application list and select Keypad, and tap and hold 0 to insert the + character. Enter the complete number you want to dial (country code, area code and phone number), and then select to dial the number.

  • Page 39: View And Dial Missed Calls

    • To open the dialling screen, select • To listen and talk to the other party via a Bluetooth headset, select Headset. • To turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you, select Mute. • To activate the speakerphone feature, select In noisy environments, you may have difficulty hearing some calls while using the speakerphone feature.

  • Page 40: View Call Logs

    Enter the PIN2 supplied with your SIM or USIM card and select OK. FDN list and add contacts to be used in FDN Select mode. Set call forwarding Call diverting is a network feature to send incoming calls to another number that you specify. You can set this feature separately for several conditions when you are not able to answer calls, such as when you are already on the phone or when you are outside of the service area.

  • Page 41: Messaging

    Select a log to view its details. From the detail view, you can dial the number, send a message to the number or add the number to the phonebook. Messaging Learn to create and send text (SMS) or multimedia (MMS) messages, and view or manage messages you have sent or received.

  • Page 42: Listen To Voice Mail Messages, View A Text Or Multimedia Message

    Select contacts and select Add. Select Tap to compose and enter your message text. To insert emoticons, press [ Select an option and add an item. → You can select a file from the file list or create a new photo, video, or sound.

  • Page 43: Google Mail

    Google Mail You can retrieve new email messages from Google Mail to your Inbox. When you access this application, the Inbox screen appears. The total number of unread messages displays in the title bar and unread messages display in bold. If you have labelled a message, its label appears in a coloured rectangle on the message.

  • Page 44: Email

    • To add a star to the message, select • To view an attachment, select Preview. To save it to your memory card, select Download. • To archive the message, select Archive. • Delete. To delete the message, select • To move to the previous or next message, select ›...

  • Page 45: Send An Email Message

    Select Next (for general email accounts) or Manual setup (for other company email accounts). Follow the on-screen instructions. When you are finished setting up the email account, the email messages are downloaded to your device. If you have created more than two accounts, you can switch between email accounts;...

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    In Idle mode, open the application list and select an email account. → Refresh to update the message list. Press [ → Select an email message. From the message view, use the following options: • To reply to the message, press [ •...

  • Page 47: Social Hub

    › Start a chat In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select a friend from the friend list. The chat screen opens. Enter your message and select Send. To insert emoticons, press [ smiley. To switch between active chats, press [ chats.

  • Page 48: Entertainment, Camera

    Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 2560 x 1920 pixels (5 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to 320 x 240 pixels. To use the camera, you must first insert a memory card. •...

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    Number Function Check the camera status and settings. • : Resolution • : Exposure metre type • : Number of photos you can take (according to available memory) • : Storage location Change the shooting mode. Change the scene mode. Change the flash setting;...

  • Page 50: Capture A Photo By Using Preset

    › Capture a photo by using preset options for various scenes Your camera provides you with predefined settings for various scenes. You can simply select the proper mode for your shooting condition and subjects. For example, when you take photos at night, select the night mode that uses an extended exposure.

  • Page 51: Capture A Series Of Photos

    › Capture a series of photos You can easily take a series of photos of moving subjects. This is useful when you are photographing children at play or a sporting event. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera.

  • Page 52: Customise Camera Settings

    › Customise camera settings Before taking a photo, select → following options: Option Function Exposure Set the exposure value. value Take close-up photos or set the camera Focus mode to focus on the subject. Select the length of the delay before Timer the camera takes a photo.

  • Page 53: Record A Video

    Setting Function Set the camera to include location information for your photos. To improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may be obstructed, such as between buildings or in low- lying areas, or in poor weather conditions. Shutter Set the camera shutter to make a sound...

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    Number Function Check the camcorder status and settings. • : Resolution • : Length of video that can be recorded (according to available memory) • : Storage location Change the recording mode (for attaching to a multimedia message or for saving normally). Change the flash setting;...

  • Page 55: Customise Camcorder Settings

    › Customise camcorder settings Before recording a video, select following options: Option Function Select the length of the delay before Timer the camera starts recording a video. Resolution Change the resolution option. Adjust the colour balance according White balance to lighting conditions. Apply a special effect, such as sepia Effects or black and white tones.

  • Page 56: Gallery

    Gallery Learn to view photos and play videos saved on your memory card. › Supported file formats Type Format Extension: bmp, gif, jpg, png, wbmp, Image agif • Extension: 3gp, mp4 Video • Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264 • Some file formats are not supported depending on the software of the device.

  • Page 57: Music

    › Play a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery. Select a video (with the icon) to play. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Control playback with the virtual keys. › Share images or videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery.

  • Page 58: Play Music

    Add music files to your memory card Start by transferring files to your memory card: • Download from the wireless web. • Download from a PC with the optional Samsung Kies. p. 87 ► • Receive via Bluetooth. p. 82 ►...

  • Page 59: Create A Playlist

    Number Function Open the playlist. Activate Shuffle mode. Change the repeat mode (off, repeating one file, or repeating all files). Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold). • You can control playback with a headset: Press the headset button to play or pause playback.

  • Page 60: Fm Radio

    › Customise music player settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Music. Select a category a music file. → Press [ Settings. → Adjust the following settings to customise your music player: Option Function Set whether or not to activate the virtual 5.1 channel surround 5.1 channel sound system when a headset is...

  • Page 61: Save A Radio Station Automatically

    Control the FM radio with the following keys: Number Function Turn off the FM radio; Select on the FM radio. Change the frequency. Search for an available radio station. Number › Save a radio station automatically Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Radio.

  • Page 62: Add A Radio Station To The Favourites List

    › Add a radio station to the favourites list Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Radio. Select to turn on the FM radio. Scroll to the radio station you want. Select to add to the favourites list.

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    Option Function Set whether or not to show the station ID on the FM radio screen; Show station Station IDs are available only from radio stations that provide this information. Set whether or not the FM radio Alternative attempts to retune a radio station frequency when the current signal is weak.

  • Page 64: Personal Information, Contacts

    Personal information Contacts Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts. You can save names, mobile phone numbers, home phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for your contacts. › Create a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select Select a memory location.

  • Page 65: Find A Contact

    › Find a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Scroll up or down on the contact list. Select a contact’s name. Once you find a contact, you can: • call the contact by selecting a phone number. •...

  • Page 66: Copy Contacts, Create A Group Of Contacts

    › Retrieve contacts from your community accounts You can view the list of community website accounts and select an account to add a contact from the website to your phone contacts. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Press [ Get friends.

  • Page 67: Import Or Export Contacts

    › Import or export contacts To import contact files (in vcf format) from a memory card to your device, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Import/Export Press [ → → Select a memory location. If you have more than one account, select an account to which you want to add the contact.

  • Page 68: Calendar

    › View social network activities You can view the recent activities of contacts in social network services, such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Activities. → Select an item you want to view. Calendar Learn to create and manage daily, weekly or monthly events, and set alarms to remind yourself of important...

  • Page 69: Memo

    › Stop an event alarm If you set an alarm for a calendar event, the event alarm icon will appear at the specified time. Open the shortcuts panel from the top of the screen. Select a reminder to view more details about the event.

  • Page 70: Voice Recorder

    › View memos In Idle mode, open the application list and select Memo. Select a memo to view its details. You can send the memo to others by tapping and holding the memo and selecting Send via option. Voice Recorder Learn to operate your device's voice recorder.

  • Page 71: Internet

    Web services require a data connection. Contact your operator to choose the best data plan. Internet Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages. • You may incur additional charges for accessing the web and downloading media. For details, contact your service provider.

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    Number Function Enter the web address of a web page to access. Open a list of saved bookmarks, frequently visited pages and recent internet history. The screen may differ depending on your region or service provider. While browsing the web page, use the following options: •...

  • Page 73: Bookmark Your Favourite Web Pages

    • To view the download history, press [ Downloads. • To customise browser settings, press [ Settings. › Bookmark your favourite web pages If you know the web address of a web page, you can manually add a bookmark. To add a bookmark, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet.

  • Page 74: Maps

    › Access the frequently visited pages or the recent history In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet. Most visited or History. Select → Select a web page to access. You can add a web page to the bookmark list by selecting the star icon on the right.

  • Page 75: Get Directions To A Specific Destination, Search For A Specific Location

    Adjust the following settings to activate location services: Option Function Use wireless Set to use WLAN and/or mobile networks networks for finding your location. Use GPS Set to use the GPS satellite for satellites finding your location. › Search for a specific location In Idle mode, open the application list and select Maps.

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    Select a travel method (car, bus, or walk) and select Select a travel route to view details of your trip (if necessary). Show on map. Select When you are finished, press [ › Share your location via Google Latitude Learn to share your location with your friends and view friends’...

  • Page 77: Google Search

    Select a place name to view its details. To view the place on the map, select › Navigate to your destination Learn to use the GPS navigation system to find and show your destination with voice guidance. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

  • Page 78: Youtube

    YouTube Learn to view and upload videos via YouTube. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. › Watch videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube. If you are launching this application for the first time, select Accept to confirm.

  • Page 79: News & Weather

    Press [ Upload and select a video. Skip to 8. → If you want to upload new videos, select the camera. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view. Aim the lens at the subject and make any adjustments. Select to start recording. Select to stop recording.

  • Page 80: Samsung Apps, Market

    Featuring a wealth of games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, health related applications and more, Samsung Apps gives you instant access to a huge choice of mobile experience. Your device gets smarter with fully optimised applications from Samsung Apps.

  • Page 81: Connectivity, Bluetooth

    Bluetooth. If the devices are within range of one another, you can exchange information between them even if they are located in different rooms. • Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or received via the Bluetooth wireless feature. •...

  • Page 82: Wireless Feature

    › Find and pair with other Bluetooth- enabled devices In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → settings Scan devices. → Select a device. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and select OK.

  • Page 83: Wi-fi

    When prompted, enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and select OK (if necessary). Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive Select data from the device (if necessary). Received data is saved to the bluetooth folder. Wi-Fi Learn to use your device’s wireless networking capabilities to activate and connect to any wireless local area network (WLAN) compatible with the IEEE 802.11 b/g/n standards.

  • Page 84: Allshare

    › Add a WLAN manually In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → Add Wi-Fi network. → Enter the SSID for the network and select the security type. Set the security settings depending on the selected security type.

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    Option Function Access point Select a WLAN AP to use for DLNA network connections. Upload Set whether or not to accept the from other upload from other devices. devices › Play your files on another DLNA- enabled device In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare.

  • Page 86: Usb Tethering And Portable Hotspot

    Select a media category and select files you want to play. Add to playlist. Select Select a player—the one that will play the media file. Playback begins at the selected player. Control playback using icons of your device. USB tethering and portable hotspot Learn to set your device as a wireless modem or wireless access point for PCs or other devices, and share your...

  • Page 87: Pc Connections

    Samsung Kies program. › Connect with Samsung Kies Ensure that Samsung Kies is installed on your PC. You can download the program from the Samsung website ( Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC.

  • Page 88: Vpn Connections

    › Connect as a mass storage device You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in the device, you can also access the file directory of the memory card by using the device as a memory card reader.

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    › Set up VPN connections In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → Add VPN. → Select a VPN type. Customise the connection information. Available options may vary depending on the VPN type. Option Function VPN name Enter a name of the VPN server.

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    › Connect to a private network In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings Wireless and networks → Select a private network to connect. Enter the user name and password and select Connect. Connectivity VPN settings. →...

  • Page 91: Tools, Clock

    Tools Clock Learn to use clock display on the Idle screen, and set and control alarms for important events. › Use the clock display In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock. While using the clock display, use the following features: •...

  • Page 92: Calculator, My Files

    Calculator Learn to perform mathematical calculations directly on your device like a typical hand-held or desktop calculator. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calculator. Use the keys that correspond to the calculator display to perform basic mathematical operations. Advanced panel to use scientific Press [ →...

  • Page 93: Sim Toolkit, Task Manager, Thinkfree Office

    SIM Toolkit Use a variety of additional services offered by your service provider. Depending on your SIM or USIM card, this menu may be available but labelled differently. In Idle mode, open the application list and select SIM Toolkit. Task Manager With the task manager, you can view currently running applications, package size of applications, and memory information, and monitor the RAM memory.

  • Page 94: Create A New Document

    › Create a new document In Idle mode, open the application list and select ThinkFree Office. Select Accept to confirm, if you are launching this application for the first time. Activate now Close to activate ThinkFree Select → Office. Select My Docs.

  • Page 95: Voice Search

    › Manage documents online In Idle mode, open the application list and select ThinkFree Office. Select Online. Enter your user name and password to access your account, and then select Sign in. View and manage your documents on the server as desired.

  • Page 96: Settings, Access The Settings Menu, Wireless And Networks

    Settings Access the Settings menu In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings. Select a setting category and select an option. Wireless and networks Change the settings for wireless network connections. › Flight mode Disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.

  • Page 97: Call Settings

    • Mobile AP : Activate the Portable WLAN hotspot feature to share your device's mobile network connection with PCs or other devices through the WLAN feature. • Mobile AP settings : Configure network settings for your WLAN hotspot. › VPN settings Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs).

  • Page 98: Sound

    › Voicemail service Select your service provider's voicemail service. You can also select other voicemail services if you downloaded applications that support them. › Voicemail number Enter the number to access the voicemail service. You can obtain this number from your service provider. ›...

  • Page 99: Display, Location And Security

    Display Change the settings for the display. • Wallpapers Home screen wallpaper : Select a background image for the idle screen. Lock screen wallpaper : Select a background image for the screen lock. • Font style : Change the font type for the display text. You can download fonts from Android Market by selecting Get fonts online.

  • Page 100: Applications

    Password : Set a password (alphanumeric) to unlock the screen. • Use visible pattern : Set the unlock pattern to be visible as you draw it. • Use tactile feedback : Set the device to vibrate when you touch and draw the unlock pattern. •...

  • Page 101: Accounts And Sync, Privacy

    : This is for application development. When your device is connected to a PC with a PC data cable, the USB debugging mode will be activated and Samsung Kies will launch automatically. Stay awake : Set the device’s screen to stay on while charging the battery.

  • Page 102: Sd Card And Phone Storage, Search, Language And Keyboard

    • Factory data reset : Reset your settings to the factory default values. SD card and phone storage Check memory information of memory cards and your device, and format a memory card. Search Change the Google Search settings. • Google search Show web suggestions : Set the device to display suggestions while you are entering a keyword.

  • Page 103: Samsung Keypad

    : Learn how to enter text faster with the Swype keyboard. • Version : View version information. › Samsung keypad • Portrait keypad types : Select the default input method, such as the QWERTY keyboard, traditional keypad, or handwriting screen.

  • Page 104: Voice Input And Output

    : Set the device to insert a period when you double-tap the space bar. • Tutorial : Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keypad. Voice input and output Change the settings for the voice recogniser and the text- to-speech feature.

  • Page 105: Accessibility, Date And Time

    • Show hints : Set to show a suggested term or phrase for the voice search feature. › Text-to-speech settings • Listen to an example : Listen to the spoken text for an example. Install voice data for using the text-to-speech feature.

  • Page 106: About Phone

    • Select time zone : Set your home time zone. • Set time : Set the current time manually. • Use 24-hour format : Set to the time to be displayed in 24-hour format. • Select date format : Select a date format. About phone Access information about your device, check the device’s status, and learn how to use your device.

  • Page 107: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting When you turn on your device or while you are using the device, it prompts you to enter one of the following codes: Code Try this to solve the problem: When the device lock feature is enabled, Password you must enter the password you set for the device.

  • Page 108: Calls Are Being Dropped

    • If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your local Samsung Service Centre. Your device freezes or has fatal errors If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold [ ] for 8-10 seconds.

  • Page 109

    Incoming calls are not connected • Ensure that your device is turned on. • Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network. • Ensure that you have not set call barring for the incoming phone number. Others cannot hear you speaking on a call •...

  • Page 110

    Samsung Service Centre. Error messages appear when launching the FM radio The FM radio application on your Samsung mobile device uses the headset cable as an antenna. Without a headset connected, the FM radio will be unable to receive radio stations.

  • Page 111

    Error messages appear when opening music files Some music files may not play on your Samsung mobile device for a variety of reasons. If you receive error messages when opening music files on your device, try the following: • Free some memory by transferring files to a PC or deleting files from your device.

  • Page 112: Safety Precautions

    For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest authorised service centre. Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries or damage to your device. •...

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    Protect the device, batteries, and chargers from damage • Avoid exposing your device and batteries to very cold or very hot temperatures. • Extreme temperatures can cause the deformation of the device and reduce the charging capacity and life of your device and batteries. •...

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    • Do not use your device at refuelling points (service stations), near fuels or chemicals, and at blasting areas. • Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or accessories. Turn off your device when in an aircraft Using your device in an aircraft is illegal.

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    • Use your device to call for help. Dial a local emergency number in the case of fire, traffic accident, or medical emergencies. • Use your device to help others in emergencies. If you see an auto accident, a crime in progress, or a serious emergency where lives are in danger, call a local emergency number.

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    Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your device or cause the device to malfunction. • Samsung cannot be responsible for the user’s safety when using accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung. Do not bite or suck on the device or the battery •...

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    Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device • Any changes or modifications to your device can void your manufacturer’s warranty. For service, take your device to a Samsung Service Centre. • Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause explosion or fire.

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    Before travelling in remote or undeveloped areas, plan an alternate method of contacting emergency services personnel. Be sure to back up important data Samsung is not responsible for data loss. Do not distribute copyright-protected material Do not distribute copyright-protected material that you have recorded to others without the permission of the content owners.

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    The Declaration of Conformity statement at the back of this manual demonstrates your device’s compliance with the European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the Samsung website. Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical &...

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    Samsung is neither responsible nor liable for customer service related to the content and services. Any question or request for service relating to the content or services should be made directly to the respective content and service providers.

  • Page 122: Index

    Index access codes airplane mode alarms creating 91 stopping 91 AllShare battery charging 11 installing 9 Bluetooth activating 81 finding and pairing with devices 82 receiving data 82 sending data 82 Index brightness, display calculator calendar creating events 68 viewing events 68 call forwarding call log calls...

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    importing 67 setting speed dial 65 device customising 26 indicator icons 19 keys 18 layout 17 settings 96 shortcuts panel 23 turning on or off 17 DLNA see AllShare downloads applications 33 files 34 email sending 45 setting accounts 44 viewing 45 file manager fixed dialling number mode...

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    42 music player adding files 58 creating playlists 59 playing music 58 news and weather PC connections mass storage 88 Samsung Kies 87 phonebook creating contacts 64 creating groups 66 Index creating your namecard 65 finding contacts 65 photos...

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    text messages sending 41 viewing 42 ThinkFree Office time and date, set touch screen locking 22 using 20 unpack USIM card installing 9 locking 29 video player videos capturing 53 playing 57 voice mail voice recorder playing 70 recording 70 VPN connections connecting to 90 creating 89...

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    (place and date of issue) (name and signature of authorised person) * It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.

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    Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your device depending on the software of the device or your service provider. To install Kies (PC Sync) Download the latest version of Kies from the Samsung website ( and install it on your PC.

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Galaxy galaxy ace, Galaxy ace

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  • Frances Aug 21, 2015 02:54:
    Please can you help me? I have Samsung galaxy s5830i, and I can't remove my e-mails.
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  • nicola jones Jul 07, 2015 05:49:
    ive got a 8gb sd card in this phone ive had to delete all apps which i only had 3 facebook, bbc news, and ebay but i could not recieve texts cause did not have enough internal memory space on phone. cannot transfer apps to sd card either it is so rubbish the internal memory.
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    my phone problem is my old email not gone.becau​se i know my passward.p​lease help me.
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    wont to download google play on Samsung Galaxy AceGTs5830
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    Minging shit guide does not explain how to transfer music files