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  • Page 1 GT-S7250 user manual...
  • Page 2: Using This Manual

    Bada operating systems and may vary depending on the user’s operating system. Applications and their functions may vary by country, ● region, or hardware specifications. Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by third-party applications. Samsung is not liable for performance issues or ●...
  • 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. Please keep this manual for future reference.
  • Page 4 Samsung Electronics. Trademarks SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered ●...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling ... 9 Unpack ... 9 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ... 10 Charge the battery ... 11 Insert a memory card (optional) ... 14 Attach a hand strap (optional) ... 16 Getting started ... 17 Turn your device on and off ...
  • Page 6 Calendar ... 76 Task ... 78 Memo ... 79 Voice recorder ... 79 Web ... 82 Internet ... 82 Samsung Apps ... 85 Synchronise ... 86 YouTube ... 87 Google ... 87 Connectivity ... 88 Bluetooth ... 88 Wi-Fi ... 90 AllShare ...
  • Page 7 VPN connections ... 100 Tools ... 102 Calculator ... 102 Clock ... 102 My files ... 104 NFC ... 106 Voice commands ... 108 Settings ... 109 Access the Settings menu ... 109 Flight mode ... 109 Wi-Fi ... 109 Network ...
  • Page 8 Gallery ... 123 Samsung Apps ... 124 AllShare ... 124 Communities’ upload ... 124 Search ... 124 NFC ... 124 SIM applications ... 124 Troubleshooting ... 125 Safety precautions ... 131 Index ... 142 Contents...
  • Page 9: Assembling

    ● Battery ● Quick start guide ● 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 and available ● accessories may vary depending on your region or service provider.
  • Page 10: Install The Sim Or Usim Card And Battery

    Install the SIM or USIM card and battery When you subscribe to a cellular service, you will receive a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card, with subscription details, such as your personal identification number (PIN) and optional services. To use UMTS or HSDPA services, you can purchase a Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM) card.
  • Page 11: Charge The Battery

    You can charge the device with a travel adapter or by connecting the device to a PC with a USB 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 A Travel Adapter

    When your battery is low, the device will emit a ● warning tone and display a low battery message. The battery icon If the battery level becomes too low, the device will automatically power off. Recharge your battery to continue using your device. If the battery is completely discharged, you cannot ●...
  • Page 13 If your device is not charging properly, bring your ● device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre. When the battery is fully charged, first unplug the travel adapter from the device and then from the power outlet.
  • Page 14: Insert A Memory Card (Optional)

    32 GB (depending on memory card manufacturer and type). 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

    Remove the back cover and battery. Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing down. Lock the memory card in place. Replace the battery and back cover. › Remove the memory card Press and hold [ Remove the back cover and battery. Remove the memory card.
  • Page 16: Attach A Hand Strap (Optional)

    › Format the memory card Formatting your memory card on a PC may cause incompatibilities with your device. Format the memory card only on the device. In Menu mode, select Settings Format memory card Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all important data stored on your device.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    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 Yes. Follow all posted warnings and directions from ●...
  • Page 18: Get To Know Your Device

    Get to know your device › Device layout Earpiece Volume key Dial key Multifunction jack Power/Reset/Lock Back cover Internal antenna Proximity sensor Front camera lens Touch screen Home key End key Mouthpiece Headset jack Flashbulb Speaker Rear camera lens Getting started...
  • Page 19: Key Function

    › Keys Power/ Reset Lock Dial Home Volume 1. If your device has fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes, you may need to reset the device to regain functionality. › Idle screen When the device is in Idle mode, you will see the idle screen. From the idle screen, you can view your device’s status and access applications.
  • Page 20: Indicator Icons

    › Indicator icons Icons shown on the display may vary depending on your region or service provider. Icon Definition Signal strength Flight mode activated Network searching GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected HSDPA network connected Wi-Fi connected Call missed Synchronised with a web server Bluetooth activated...
  • Page 21: Notifications Panel

    Icon Definition SOS message feature activated Call diverting activated Synchronising with PC Memory card inserted New text or multimedia message New email message New voice mail message Alarm activated Roaming (outside of normal service area) Silent & vibration mode activated Silent mode activated Vibration mode activated Current time...
  • Page 22: Use The Touch Screen

    Use the touch screen Your device’s touch screen lets you easily select items or perform functions. Learn basic actions to use the touch screen. To avoid scratching the touch screen, do not use ● sharp tools. Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact ●...
  • Page 23: Lock Or Unlock The Touch Screen And Keys

    Flick: Flick the screen quickly to activate an application. ● Area zoom: Place two fingers on the screen and pull them ● apart to zoom in or squeeze them together to zoom out. Your device turns off the touch screen when you do ●...
  • Page 24 Scroll left or right to a screen. You can also select a dot on the top of the screen to move directly to the corresponding screen. Select a menu or application. Select to return to the previous screen; press the Home key to return to Idle screen.
  • Page 25 To change the order of applications, In Menu mode, tap and hold an application. Drag an application icon to the location you want. You can move an application icon to another screen. To add a folder to the screen, In Menu mode, tap and hold an application. Select at the top left of the screen.
  • Page 26: Launch And Manage Applications

    Launch and manage applications › Launch multiple applications Your device allows you to multi-task by running multiple applications at the same time. To launch multiple applications, press the Home key while using an application to return to Idle mode, and then select an application to launch.
  • Page 27 › Open the widget panel To open the widget toolbar and access widgets, In Idle mode, press the Home key to open the widget toolbar. When the help screen for editing widgets appears, select If you do not want to see the screen again, select the check box next to Do not show again.
  • Page 28: Customise Your Device

    Customise your device Get more from your device by customising it to match your preferences. › Add new panels to the idle screen You can add new panels to the idle screen to organise widgets according to your preferences and needs. In Idle mode, place your two fingers on the screen and pinch.
  • Page 29: Lock Your Device

    Select a wallpaper for the idle screen In Menu mode, select Select an image folder Set. Select Samsung is not responsible for any use of default images or wallpapers provided on your device. › Adjust the brightness of the display In Menu mode, select Drag the slider under brightness.
  • Page 30: Lock Your Sim Or Usim Card

    If you forget your password, bring your device to a ● Samsung Service Centre to reset it. Samsung is not responsible for any loss of passwords ● or private information or other damages caused by illegal software. ›...
  • Page 31: Activate The Find My Mobile Feature

    Find my mobile feature will automatically send the contact number to specified recipients to help you locate and recover your device. To use this feature, you need a Samsung account for controlling the device from the web remotely. In Menu mode, select Find my mobile.
  • Page 32: Enter Text

    Enter text You can enter text by selecting characters on the virtual keypad or by inputting handwriting on the screen. › Change the text input method When you tap the text input field, the input panel with the QWERTY keyboard appears by default. Number Function Change case.
  • Page 33 To change the text input method, select Keyboard type → Option Function Qwerty Select characters on the QWERTY keyboard. keyboard Select characters on the traditional 3x4 3 X 4 keypad keypad. Handwriting Write in the input box. Handwriting Write anywhere on the screen. full screen ›...
  • Page 34: Adding Words To The T9 Dictionary

    When entering text with the 3x4 keypad, you can use the following modes: Mode Function Select an appropriate virtual key until the character you want appears on the display. T9 (Predictive text) Adding words to the T9 dictionary If you cannot find a word in the alternative word list, you can add the word to the T9 dictionary.
  • Page 35 When Predictive text mode is activated, you can use Continuous input mode. and drag a slider next to Continuous input. Select Select the first character of a word and drag your finger to the second character without releasing the finger from the screen.
  • Page 36: Copy And Paste Text

    › Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications. Tap and hold the text input field until Select from the option list. Select Drag or to select the text you want. Copy or Cut to copy and paste, or cut and paste the Select text onto the clipboard.
  • Page 37: Communication

    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 or 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

    Answer a call When a call comes in, press [ When the device is ringing, press the Volume key to mute the ringtone. For a video call, press [ activated to show your image. You can set whether to show your live image or preset image.
  • Page 39: Use A Headset

    › Use a headset By plugging a headset into the device, you can answer and control calls hands-free: To answer a call, press the headset button. ● To reject a call, press and hold the headset button. ● To place a call on hold or retrieve a held call during a call, ●...
  • Page 40: View And Dial Missed Calls

    To answer a second call, select ● Accept + End Active call. To switch between the two calls, select ● To end the call on hold, select ● To make a multiparty call (conference call), make or ● answer a second call and select Join when connected to the second party.
  • Page 41 › Use additional features You can use various other call-related features, such as auto rejection, Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode, or call diverting or waiting. Set auto rejection Use auto rejection to reject calls from certain numbers automatically. To activate auto rejection and set up the reject list, In Menu mode, select Add.
  • Page 42: Set Call Diverting

    Set call diverting 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 43: Logs

    Logs Learn to view and manage logs of calls you have dialled, received, or missed. › View call logs You can view logs of your calls filtered by their types. In Menu mode, select All or Missed. Select From the call logs, you can make a call or send a message directly to a contact.
  • Page 44: Send A Text Message

    › Send a text message In Menu mode, select Messages Add recipients for your message. Enter phone numbers manually and separate them with ● a semicolon or a comma. Select phone numbers from the lists by selecting the ● options under the recipient input field. Select the text input field and enter your message text.
  • Page 45: Send A Multimedia Message

    Option Home URL Proxy address Enter the address of the proxy server. Linger time (Sec.) Advanced settings When you are finished, select In Menu mode, select Application profiles Select a connection profile. › Send a multimedia message In Menu mode, select Messages Add recipients for your message.
  • Page 46: Listen To Voice Mail Messages

    › View a text or multimedia message In Menu mode, select Messages. Your messages are grouped into message threads by contact, like a messenger. Select a contact. For a multimedia message, select a message to view the details. › Listen to voice mail messages If you have set missed calls to be diverted to the voice mail server, callers may leave voice messages when you do not answer incoming calls.
  • Page 47: Send An Sos Message

    › Send an SOS message In case of an emergency, you can ask for help by sending an SOS message to specified recipients. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. In Menu mode, select messages. Drag the slider next to messaging feature.
  • Page 48: Email

    Email Learn to create and send email messages, and view or manage messages you have sent or received. › Set up an email account and profile In addition to the email account predefined by your service provider, you can add your personal email accounts. Also, you can add your own connection profile for using email services.
  • Page 49: Send An Email Message

    Option POP3 server/ IMAP4 server POP3 port/ IMAP4 port Secure connection Select an email profile In Menu mode, select Settings Connections → New. Select Customise the network settings. (p. 44) In Menu mode, select Application profiles Select a connection profile. ›...
  • Page 50: View An Email Message

    Select the subject field and enter a subject. Select the text input field and enter your email text. Send to send the message. Select › View an email message In Menu mode, select Email. The inbox screen appears. Select an email message. ›...
  • Page 51: Chaton

    After customising the server setting, select the dot next to data types to synchronise. For synchronising emails and calendar events, you can set the sync interval. When you are finished, select To synchronise your emails, In Menu mode, select account. Select ChatON Learn to chat with your friends and family in ChatON.
  • Page 52: Social Hub

    Learn to chat with friends and family from any of the universal instant messengers. In Menu mode, select Select a messenger. Enter your user name and password to sign in. Chat with friends and family instantly. Other instant messengers may be provided depending on your region or service provider.
  • Page 53: Entertainment

    Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 2560 x1920 pixels (5 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to 640 x 480 pixels. The camera automatically turns off when you do not ●...
  • Page 54 Number Function Change the shooting mode and scene mode. Change the camera settings. Hide or display the icons in the viewfinder. View the photo or video you captured last. Capture a photo. Switch between the front and rear camera lenses. Change the flash setting.
  • Page 55: Capture A Photo In Self Shot Mode

    › 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 56: Capture A Panoramic Photo

    › Capture a photo in Smile shot mode Your camera can recognise people’s faces and help you take photos of their smiling faces. In Menu mode, select → Smile shot. Select Make any necessary adjustments. Aim the camera lens at your subject and select Your device recognises people in an image and detects their smiles.
  • Page 57: Customise Camera Settings

    › Customise camera settings Before taking a photo, select options: Option Function Exposure Adjust the exposure value. value Take close-up photos or set the camera to Focus mode focus on the subject. Resolution Change the resolution option. Select the length of the delay before the Timer camera takes a photo.
  • Page 58: Record A Video

    Option Function Set the camera to include location information for your photos. Select a memory location for storing Storage captured photos. Reset settings Reset menus and shooting options. › Record a video In Menu mode, select Camera. Drag the slider to the camcorder to switch to the camcorder.
  • Page 59 Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary adjustments. Number Function Change the recording mode. Change the camcorder settings. Hide or display the icons in the viewfinder. View the photo or video you captured last. Record a video. Switch between the front and rear camera lenses.
  • Page 60: Customise Camcorder Settings

    Press the Volume key to zoom in or out. The zoom function may be unavailable when recording in the highest resolution. Select to start recording. Select to stop recording. The video is saved automatically. The camcorder may not be able to properly record videos to a memory card with a slow transfer speed.
  • Page 61: Videos

    Option Function Apply a special effect, such as sepia or black Effects and white tones. Display the guidelines on the preview Guidelines screen. Set the camera to display the recorded Review video. Select a memory location for storing Storage recorded videos. Reset settings Reset menus and recording options.
  • Page 62 Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Send the video to others. Play the video on other devices. Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound system when a headset is connected. Move to a point of the file by dragging or tapping the bar.
  • Page 63: Gallery

    Number Function Change a ratio of the video screen. Stop playback and return to the playlist. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback. Gallery Learn to view photos and play videos saved in your device’s memory and memory card.
  • Page 64: View A Photo

    › View a photo In Menu mode, select Gallery. Select a folder While viewing a photo, use the following options: To view more photos, scroll left or right. ● To zoom in, place two fingers on the screen and spread ●...
  • Page 65: Music

    ● Receive via Bluetooth. ● Copy to your memory card. ● Samsung is not responsible for any use of default music files provided on your device. › Play music After transferring music files to your device or memory card, In Menu mode, select Select a music category p.
  • Page 66 Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound system when a headset is connected. Play the music on other devices. View the details of the music file. Move to a point of the file by dragging or tapping the bar.
  • Page 67 Number Function Pause playback; Select playback. Activate Shuffle mode. Change the repeat mode (off, repeating one file, or repeating all files). Open the playlist. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold). You can control the music player with a headset. In ●...
  • Page 68: Music Hub

    › Create a playlist In Menu mode, select Playlists Select Enter a title for your new playlist and select Select the files you want to include and select Music Hub You can access the online music store, and search for and buy your favourite songs.
  • Page 69: Fm Radio

    FM radio Learn to listen to music and news on the FM radio. To listen to the FM radio, you must connect a headset, which serves as the radio antenna. › Listen to the FM radio Plug a headset into the device. In Menu mode, select The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically.
  • Page 70: Record A Song From The Fm Radio

    Number Function Scans and saves available stations. Open the available radio stations list. Change the frequency by scrolling left or right on the scale bar. Turn off the FM radio; Select the FM radio. Search for an available radio station. Fine-tune the frequency.
  • Page 71: Save A Radio Station Automatically

    › Save a radio station automatically Plug a headset into the device. In Menu mode, select Select The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically. › Add a radio station to the favourites list Plug a headset into the device. In Menu mode, select Select to turn on the FM radio.
  • Page 72: Java

    Java Learn to use games and applications powered by award- winning Java technology. The download of Java games or applications may not be supported depending on the software of the device. › Download games and applications In Menu mode, select Java Your device connects to the website preset by your service provider.
  • Page 73: Personal Information

    Personal information Contacts Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts stored on the device’s memory or a SIM or USIM card. You can save names, mobile phone numbers, home phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for your contacts.
  • Page 74: Find A Contact

    › Find a contact In Menu mode, select Contacts. Search and enter the first letters of the name you Select want. From the contact list, you can make a call or send a message directly to a contact by quickly flicking the contact to the left or right and selecting an option.
  • Page 75: Create A Group Of Contacts

    › Create your namecard In Menu mode, select profile. Enter your own personal details. Save. Select You can send your namecard by attaching it to a message or email or transferring it via the Bluetooth wireless feature. › 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...
  • Page 76: Calendar

    › Copy contacts from or to the SIM or USIM card In Menu mode, select contacts or Export contacts Select contact files to copy and select › Import or export contacts To import contact files (in vcf format) from a memory card, In Menu mode, select contacts Memory card.
  • Page 77: View Events

    › View events To change the calendar view, In Menu mode, select Select a view mode from the top line of the calendar. Month : A full month in one view; In month view, days ● with scheduled events are indicated by a small triangle; In month view, you can switch to year view by selecting the month and year field or placing your two fingers on the screen and pinch.
  • Page 78: Task

    Task Learn to create a virtual task list and set alarms to remind yourself of important tasks or set priority. › Create a task In Menu mode, select Create. Select Enter the details of the task. Save. Select › View tasks In Menu mode, select List by and select a category to sort the tasks.
  • Page 79: Memo

    Memo Learn to record important information to save and view at a later date. › Create a memo In Menu mode, select Create. Select Enter your memo text and select Skin and select a colour to change the background Select colour.
  • Page 80: Play A Voice Memo

    › Play a voice memo In Menu mode, select List to open the voice memo list. Select Select a voice memo to play. Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Move to a point of the file by dragging or tapping the bar.
  • Page 81: Customise Voice Recorder Settings

    › Customise voice recorder settings In Menu mode, select Settings. Select Adjust the following settings to customise your voice recorder. Option Storage Recording type Voice recorder. Function Select a memory location for saving voice memos. Select a maximum time for recording voice memos.
  • Page 82: Web

    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 files. For details, contact your service provider.
  • Page 83: Browse Web Pages

    › Browse web pages In Menu mode, select homepage. To access a specific web page, select the URL input field, enter the web address (URL) of the web page, and select Navigate web pages with the following keys: Number Function Move backward or forward to web pages in history.
  • Page 84: Bookmark Your Favourite Web Pages

    While browsing the web page, use the following options: To zoom in, place two fingers on the screen and spread ● them apart. To zoom out, move your fingers closer together. To translate a word, tap and hold the word you want to ●...
  • Page 85: Samsung Apps

    Samsung Apps Samsung Apps allows you to simply and easily download an abundance of useful applications to your device. Featuring a wealth of games, news, reference, social networking, widgets, health related applications and more, Samsung Apps gives you instant access to a huge choice in mobile experience.
  • Page 86: Synchronise

    Synchronise Learn to synchronise contacts, calendar events, tasks and memos with the web server you have specified. › Set up a synchronisation profile In Menu mode, select Synchronise. Create sync profile and specify the following Select profile options: Option Profile name Sync server Sync category Select types of data to be synchronised.
  • Page 87: Youtube

    YouTube Learn to view and share videos via YouTube. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. In Menu mode, select Select a video from the list of the featured videos. Control playback with the on-screen keys. Google You can search for applications and data in your device and specific data on the web.
  • Page 88: Connectivity

    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 89: Send Data Using The Bluetooth Wireless Feature

    › Find and pair with other Bluetooth-enabled devices In Menu mode, select for 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 Save. Alternatively, select Yes to match the PIN between your device and the device.
  • Page 90: Wi-Fi

    › Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature Enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and select OK (if necessary). Yes to confirm that you are willing to receive data Select from the device (if necessary). Received data is saved to an appropriate application or folder according to its type.
  • Page 91: Customise The Connection Profile

    › Find and connect to a WLAN In Menu mode, select The device will automatically search for available WLANs. Select a network. Enter a password for the network and select necessary). › Customise the connection profile In Menu mode, select Select next to the discovered WLAN AP.
  • Page 92 › Connect to a WLAN using a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) In Menu mode, select WPS button depending on the AP device type. Select Press a WPS button on the AP device within 2 minutes. Or, enter a PIN on the AP device and select Start within 2 minutes.
  • Page 93: Allshare

    Receive data via a WLAN When prompted, select Yes to confirm that you are willing to receive data. Received data is saved to an appropriate application or folder according to its type. AllShare Learn to use the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) service that enables you to share media files between DLNA- enabled devices in your home over a WLAN.
  • Page 94 › Play your files on another DLNA-enabled device In Menu mode, select My device. Select Select a media category Select a player—the one that will play the media file. Playback begins at the selected player. Control playback using icons of your device. Playback may be buffered, depending on the network connection and the connected server.
  • Page 95: Mobile Network Sharing

    Mobile network sharing Learn to set your device as a wireless access point for PCs or other devices, and share your device’s mobile network connection. In Menu mode, select Mobile AP. Drag the slider next to tethering feature. Yes to confirm. Select Adjust the following settings to customise the Wi-Fi tethering feature:...
  • Page 96: Gps

    Your device is equipped with a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. Learn to activate location services and use additional GPS functions. To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the following conditions: between buildings, in tunnels or underground passages, or ●...
  • Page 97: View Your Location

    › Enhance the GPS functionality Learn to enhance the GPS functionality by downloading data files from the GPS web server. This improves the speed and accuracy of positioning capability. You may incur additional charges for downloading GPS data files. In Menu mode, select Drag the slider next to ›...
  • Page 98: Pc Connections

    USB connection modes. By connecting the device to a PC, you can transfer data to and from your device directly, use the Samsung Kies program, and use your device as a wireless modem for a PC. To find and remove bugs to prevent future errors, in Menu mode, select Settings utilities and drag the slider next to USB debugging.
  • Page 99: Connect As A Mass Storage Device

    › Connect as a mass storage device If you insert a memory card in the device, you can access the file directory of the memory card by using the device as a memory card reader. Insert a memory card into the device. In Menu mode, select utilities →...
  • Page 100: Vpn Connections

    › Use your device as a wireless modem You can use your device as a modem for a PC to access the internet via your mobile network service. In Menu mode, select utilities → Tethering Using a USB cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC.
  • Page 101 Customise the connection information. Available options may vary depending on the VPN type. Option Name VPN server User name Password Auth type Pre-shared Group ID Encryption Enable L2TP secret When you are finished, select › Connect to a private network In Menu mode, select Select a private network to connect.
  • Page 102: Tools

    Tools Calculator Learn to perform mathematical calculations directly on your device like a typical hand-held or desktop calculator. In Menu mode, select Use the keys that correspond to the calculator display to perform basic mathematical operations. Rotate the device to landscape view to use the scientific calculator.
  • Page 103: Stop An Alarm

    › Stop an alarm When the alarm sounds, Drag left to stop the alarm. ● Drag right to silence the alarm for the snooze period. ● › Delete an alarm In Menu mode, select → Select Select the alarm you want to delete and select ›...
  • Page 104: My Files

    › Use the count-down timer In Menu mode, select Set the length of time to count down. Start to begin the countdown. Select You can now use other functions with the timer counting down in the background. Press the Home key and access another application.
  • Page 105 › View a file In Menu mode, select Select a folder Images, you can view photos you have captured and ● images you have downloaded or received from other sources. Videos, you can play videos you have recorded and ● videos you have downloaded or received from other sources.
  • Page 106: Nfc

    › Set a sound clip as your ringtone You can set any music or sound clips in the sound folder as ringtones for incoming calls, messages, or alarms. In Menu mode, select During playback, select Your device allows you to read Near Field Communication (NFC) tags that contain information about products, such as web addresses or service call numbers.
  • Page 107 › View the information at a later time In Menu mode, select Tag read logs to view the information. Select You can also save product information and exchange it with others. › Write information to NFC tags You can write a variety of information, such as service call numbers and web addresses, to NFC tags.
  • Page 108: Voice Commands

    Voice commands Your device provides the intelligent voice command feature which turns your voice commands into action. You can dial a number, send a message, search for locations or information, or complete other tasks simply by speaking to your device. In Menu mode, select If you are launching this application for the first time, read the help information and select Next...
  • Page 109: Settings

    Settings Access the Settings menu In Menu mode, select Settings. Flight mode Disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services. Wi-Fi Activation : Turn the WLAN feature on or off. ● Find hidden network ● Network Use packet data ●...
  • Page 110: Bluetooth

    PC. : Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs). ● p. 100 ► Kies via Wi-Fi : Connect your device to Samsung Kies via a ● WLAN. Synchronise : Set up a synchronisation profile. ●...
  • Page 111: Sound

    Sound Sound : Activate Silent mode to mute all sounds except ● media sounds and alarm ringtones. Vibrate : Set when the device will vibrate for various events. ● Incoming call ● Ringtone : Select a ringtone to use if you set the device to alert you to incoming calls by playing a melody.
  • Page 112: General

    Brightness : Set the brightness of the display. ● Backlight time : Set the length of time the device waits ● before turning off the display’s backlight. Touch key light ● before turning off the touch keys’ backlight. Auto-rotate screen ●...
  • Page 113: Voice Input And Output

    › Voice input and output Voice command hot key ● command application by pressing the Home key twice. Voice input language ● recognition. Auto-dial : Set to automatically dial a number when the ● voice recognition result is confident. Auto-listen : Set to automatically begin voice recognition ●...
  • Page 114: Voice Output

    › Motions Use motion : Set to use motion recognition. ● Shake : Set to unlock the device by shaking. ● Turn over : Activate the etiquette pause feature that allows ● you to mute all device sounds by placing the device face down.
  • Page 115: Horizontal Calibration

    › Installation location Select the default memory location to install new applications. › Memory Check memory information of memory cards and your device, and clear the device’s memory or format a memory card. › Usage Call duration : View time data for your calls, such as the ●...
  • Page 116: About Phone

    Change password ● SIM lock : Activate or deactivate the SIM lock feature to ● require the SIM password when you change the SIM or USIM card. PIN lock : Activate or deactivate the PIN lock feature to ● require the PIN before using the device. Change PIN : Change the PIN used to access SIM or USIM ●...
  • Page 117: Accounts

    › Software update Your service provider or the Samsung server will send you a notification when the new firmware of your device is released. If you receive an update notification, download the new firmware on your device. Update : Check for the firmware update and download the ●...
  • Page 118: Notification

    Notification Activate or deactivate an alert for incoming messages, new applications in Samsung Apps, or file transfer from or to others. Call Customise the settings for calling features: Show my caller ID ● recipients. Video call image ● party. Own video in received call ●...
  • Page 119: Messages

    Messages Customise the settings for messaging features. › Alert repetition Set how often the phone will alert you to new messages. › Text messages Delivery report ● messages are delivered. Service centre : Enter the centre address for the text ●...
  • Page 120: Email

    Creation mode ● messages. You can select to create messages with any type of content and of any size or to receive alert messages about content type or size. Email Customise the settings for email features. › Email accounts View, set up, or delete email accounts. ›...
  • Page 121: Contacts

    Add signature : Set whether or not to add your signature to ● your outgoing messages. Signature : Enter your signature. ● › Receiving options Email size : Select a maximum size allowed for messages. ● Send read report ● you read messages.
  • Page 122: Calendar

    Calendar Customise the settings for the calendar: First day of week ● (Sunday or Monday). Import calendars ● memory or memory card. Export my schedules ● memory or memory card. Export my anniversaries ● memory card to your device or vice versa. Lock time zone ●...
  • Page 123: Music Player

    RSS update : Set the web browser to automatically update ● subscribed RSS feeds at regular intervals. Activating the auto update feature increases the amount of data downloaded and may incur additional charges. Server certificates ● About Internet ● about the web browser. Auto delete data ●...
  • Page 124: Samsung Apps

    Samsung Apps Update notification: Select a network connection (WLAN or packet switched data network) to get application update notification from Samsung Apps. AllShare Activate the DLNA service to share media files between DLNA devices. p. 93 ► Communities’ upload Update the list of community websites and sign in to a community service to upload media files.
  • Page 125: 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 126: Calls Are Being Dropped

    If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your ● local Samsung Service Centre. Calls are being dropped When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose your connection to the network. Move to another area and try again.
  • Page 127: Audio Quality Is Poor

    Others cannot hear you speaking on a call Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone. ● Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth. ● If using a headset, ensure that it is properly connected. ● Audio quality is poor Ensure that you are not blocking the device’s internal ●...
  • Page 128 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 129: Another Bluetooth Device Is Not Located

    Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are ● within the maximum Bluetooth range (10 m). If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre. A connection is not established when you connect...
  • Page 130 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 and release. The device will reboot automatically.
  • Page 131: 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. •...
  • Page 132 • Never place batteries or devices on or in heating devices, such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may explode when overheated. • Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing the battery to high external pressure, which can lead to an internal short circuit and overheating. Protect the device, batteries, and chargers from damage •...
  • Page 133 If you are using a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for information about radio interference Some hearing aids may be interfered with by the radio frequency of your device. Contact the manufacturer to ensure the safety of your hearing aid. Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments •...
  • Page 134 • Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving. Suspend calls in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions. Rain, sleet, snow, ice, and heavy traffic can be hazardous. • Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a “to do” list or flipping through your address book takes attention away from your primary responsibility of driving safely.
  • Page 135 Do not store your device on slopes If your device falls, it can be damaged. Do not store your device in hot or cold areas. Use your device at -20 °C to 50 °C • Your device can explode if left inside a closed vehicle, as the inside temperature can reach up to 80 °C.
  • Page 136: Reduce The Risk Of Repetitive Motion Injuries

    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 •...
  • Page 137 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.
  • Page 138 Keep your personal and important data safe • While using your device, be sure to back up important data. Samsung is not responsible for data loss. • When disposing of your device, back up all data and then reset your device to prevent misuse of your personal information.
  • Page 139: Correct Disposal Of This Product

    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 & Electronic Equipment)
  • Page 140: Correct Disposal Of Batteries In This Product

  • Page 141 Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time, and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any content or service will remain available for any period of time. Content and services are transmitted by third parties by means of networks and transmission facilities over which Samsung has no control.
  • Page 142: Index

    Index access codes 125 alarms creating 102 deactivating 103 stopping 103 auto rejection 41 battery charging 11 installing 10 Bluetooth activating 88 finding and pairing with devices 89 receiving data 90 sending data 89 brightness, display 29 calculator 102 calendar creating events 76 viewing events 77 call diverting 42...
  • Page 143 settings 109 turning on or off 17 device lock 29 downloads Java games 72 email sending 49 setting accounts 48 setting profiles 49 viewing 50 FDN mode 41 file manager 104 find my mobile 31 fixed dialling number mode 41 FM radio listening to 69 recording 70...
  • Page 144 112 internet 122 location 110 memo 122 messages 119 music player 123 network 109 NFC 124 notification 118 Samsung Apps 124 search 124 sound 111 Wi-Fi 109 SIM card installing 10 locking 30 SOS messages 47 stopwatch 103 synchronisation...
  • Page 145 installing 10 locking 30 video calls answering 38 making 37 using options 40 video player 61, 64 videos capturing 58 playing 61, 64 voice calls answering 38 making 37 using options 39 voice mail 46 voice memos playing 80 recording 79 voice recorder 79 wallpaper 29 web browser...
  • Page 146 2011.08.11 (place and date of issue) * It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone number of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.
  • Page 147 Samsung website ( and install it on your PC. Using a USB cable, connect your device to your PC. Double-click the Samsung Kies icon on your PC to launch Samsung Kies. Refer to the Kies help for more information.

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