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  • Page 2: Using This Manual

    SAR values can be found in the SAR information section of 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.
  • 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 ® Bluetooth is a registered trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, ● Inc. worldwide. Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/ ● or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Windows Media Player ● Microsoft Corporation. ®...
  • Page 6 ABOUT DIVX VIDEO ® DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation. This is an official DivX ® device that plays DivX video. Visit Certified for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX videos.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling ... 11 Unpack ... 11 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ... 12 Charge the battery ... 13 Insert a memory card (optional) ... 16 Getting started ... 19 Turn your device on and off ... 19 Get to know your device ...
  • Page 8 Task ... 83 Memo ... 84 Voice recorder ... 84 Web ... 87 Internet ... 87 Navigation ... 90 Samsung Apps ... 91 Synchronise ... 92 YouTube ... 93 Google ... 93 Connectivity ... 94 Bluetooth ... 94 Wi-Fi ... 96 AllShare ...
  • Page 9 TV connections (TV out mode) ... 103 PC connections ... 104 VPN connections ... 106 Tools ... 108 Calculator ... 108 Caster ... 108 Clock ... 109 My files ... 111 Voice commands ... 114 Settings ... 115 Access the Settings menu ... 115 Flight mode ...
  • Page 10 Memo ... 128 Internet ... 128 Music player ... 129 Gallery ... 130 Samsung Apps ... 130 AllShare ... 130 Communities’ upload ... 130 Search ... 130 Troubleshooting ... 131 Safety precautions ... 137 Index ... 149 Contents...
  • Page 11: 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: 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 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 15 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 16: 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 17: Remove The Memory Card

    Remove the back cover and the battery. Insert a memory card. Lock the memory card in place. Replace the battery and the back cover. › Remove the memory card Ensure that the device is not currently using the memory card. Remove the back cover and the battery.
  • Page 18: Format The Memory Card

    › 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 19: Getting Started

    Getting started Turn your device on and off To turn on your device, press and hold the Power key. 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 the Power key and select Yes.
  • Page 20: Get To Know Your Device

    Get to know your device › Device layout Earpiece Volume key Home key Dial key Mouthpiece Front camera lens Proximity sensor Touch screen Power/Reset/End Getting started...
  • Page 21 Multifunction jack Speaker Rear camera lens Headset/ TV-out cable jack Flashbulb Lock key Back cover Camera key Back cover lock Internal antenna Getting started...
  • Page 22: Key Function

    Turn the device on or off (press and hold); Reset the device (press and hold for 8-10 seconds until the SAMSUNG logo appears; End a call; While using an application, return to the idle screen or the main menu.
  • Page 23: Idle Screen

    › 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. The idle screen has multiple panels, and you can add new panels to the idle screen.
  • Page 24 Icon Definition Wi-Fi AP connected Call missed Synchronised with a web server Bluetooth activated Bluetooth hands-free car kit or headset connected Virtual Private Network (VPN) connected Voice call in progress Video call in progress SOS message feature activated Call diverting activated Synchronising with PC Wi-Fi tethering activated Memory card inserted...
  • Page 25: Notifications Panel

    Icon Definition Roaming (outside of normal service area) Music playback in progress Music playback paused Silent & vibration mode activated Silent mode activated Vibration mode activated FM radio turned on in the background Current time 10:00 Battery power level › Notifications panel In Idle mode or while using an application, tap the indicator icons area at the top of the screen and drag your finger down...
  • Page 26: 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 27: Lock Or Unlock The Touch Screen And Keys

    Drag and drop: Tap and hold your finger on an item, and ● then drag your finger to move the item. Flick: Flick the screen quickly to activate an application. ● Area zoom: Place two fingers on the screen and pull them ●...
  • Page 28: Access Menus

    Access menus To access your device’s menus, In Idle mode, select When the help screen for adding shortcuts to the idle screen appears, select OK. If you do not want to see the screen again, select the check box next to Do not show again. Scroll left or right to a screen.
  • Page 29 › Organise applications You can reorganise the applications by changing their order or grouping them into categories to suit your preferences and needs. To add a shortcut to the idle screen, In Menu mode, tap and hold the screen. Drag the application icon to an idle screen panel at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 30: Launch And Manage Applications

    To change the order of the screens, In Menu mode, place your two fingers on the screen and pinch. Tap and hold the thumbnail of a screen and drag it to the location you want. › Add new screens In Menu mode, tap and hold the screen. Tap and hold an application icon.
  • Page 31: Use Widgets

    Control active applications as follows: To switch between applications, select one from the ● icons of active applications. To close an application, select ● To close all active applications, select ● applications Use widgets Widgets are small applications that provide convenient functions and information.
  • Page 32: Customise Your Device

    › Organise the widget panel You can reorganise the widgets by changing their order and activating or deactivating them. In Idle mode, press the Home key to open the widget panel and tap and hold the screen. To activate or deactivate a widget, drag the slider next to the widget.
  • Page 33: Change Your Ringtone

    › 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. → your time zone. Settings →...
  • Page 34: Lock Your Device

    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. Settings →...
  • Page 35: Lock Your Sim Or Usim Card

    Find my mobile feature will automatically send the contact number to specified recipients to help you locate and recover your device. You need a Samsung account to track and control the device remotely from the web. In Menu mode, select Find my mobile.
  • Page 36: Enter Text

    Drag the slider next to Add recipient to open the recipient list. Select Enter a phone number including a country code (with +) and select Done. To add more recipients, repeat steps 5-6. When you are finished, select Sender and enter a sender’s name. Select Done.
  • Page 37 Number Function Change case. Switch between Number/Symbol mode and ABC mode; Open the emoticon panel (tap and hold). Access the keyboard settings. If you set two or more input languages, this icon will change to input language. Tap and hold keyboard settings.
  • Page 38: Adding Words To The T9 Dictionary

    › Enter text using input methods Change the text input method. Change the text input mode. Select the appropriate virtual keys or write on the screen to enter your text. When entering text, rotate the device to display the QWERTY keyboard on the wider screen. Select the virtual keys as necessary to enter your text.
  • Page 39 Mode Function Number Symbol When Predictive text mode is activated, you can use Continuous input mode. and drag the 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 40: Copy And Paste Text

    Release the finger on the last character. When the word displays correctly, select a space. If the correct word does not display, select an alternative word from the list that appears. Repeat steps 2-5 to complete your text. › Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications.
  • Page 41: 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 42: 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 43: 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 44: 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 45 › Use additional features You can use various other call-related features, such as auto rejection, Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode, 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 46: 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 47: 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 48: Send A Text Message

    › Send a text message In Menu mode, select Messages Add recipients for your message. Enter phone numbers and email addresses manually ● and separate them by inserting a semicolon or a comma. Select phone numbers from the lists by selecting the ●...
  • Page 49: Send A Multimedia Message

    Option Protocol 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 50: 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. 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 51: 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 52: 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 53: Send An Email Message

    Option Incoming server type 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. 48) In Menu mode, select Application profiles Select a connection profile. ›...
  • Page 54: View An Email Message

    Select the Cc/Bcc field and add more recipients. Select and attach a file. You can select a file from the file list. Select the subject field and enter a subject. Select the text input field and enter your email text. Send to send the message.
  • Page 55: Chaton

    Option Domain Server URL Use SSL Login. Select After customising the server setting, drag the slider next to data types to synchronise. For synchronising emails and calendar events, you can set the sync interval. To synchronise your emails, In Menu mode, select account.
  • Page 56: 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. Social Hub Learn to access Social Hub application for SNS (Social Network Service), email and messages.
  • Page 57: Entertainment

    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 1280 x 720 pixels. Photos are saved in jpg format and videos are saved in mp4 format.
  • Page 58 Number Function Adjust the exposure value. Change the camera settings. Hide or display the icons in the viewfinder. View the photo or video you captured or recorded last. Capture a photo. Change the shooting mode and scene mode. Change the flash setting; You can manually turn the flash on or off or set the camera to automatically use the flash when needed.
  • Page 59 After taking photos, select the image viewer icon to view the captured photos. To view more photos, scroll left or right. ● To zoom in, place two fingers on the screen and spread ● them apart. To zoom out, move your fingers closer together. You can also double-tap the screen.
  • Page 60: Capture A Beauty Photo

    › Capture a beauty photo You can hide facial imperfections using Beauty mode. In Idle mode, press the Camera key to turn on the camera. → Beauty. Select Make any necessary adjustments. Select or press the Camera key to take a photo. ›...
  • Page 61: Capture A Vintage Photo

    Select a direction. Make any necessary adjustments. Select or press the Camera key to take the first photo. Slowly move the device in the direction you selected and align the green frame with the viewfinder. When you have aligned the green frame and viewfinder, the camera will automatically take the next photo.
  • Page 62 Option Function Automatically adjust contrast between your Auto contrast subject and background. Select the length of the delay before the Timer camera takes a photo. White Adjust the colour balance according to balance lighting conditions. Adjust the sensitivity of the camera imaging sensor.
  • Page 63: 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 Idle mode, press the Camera key to turn on the camera. Drag the slider to the camcorder to switch to the camcorder.
  • Page 64 Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary adjustments. Number Function Adjust the exposure value. Change the camcorder settings. Hide or display the icons in the viewfinder. View the photo or video you captured or recorded last. Record a video. Change the recording mode.
  • Page 65 Press the Volume key to zoom in or out. The zoom function may be unavailable when recording in the highest resolution. Tap where you want to focus on the preview screen. The focus frame moves to the place you tap and changes to green when the subject is in focus.
  • Page 66: Customise Camcorder Settings

    › Customise camcorder settings Before recording a video, select options: Option Function Resolution Change the resolution option. Select the length of the delay before the Timer camcorder starts recording a video. White Adjust the colour balance according to balance lighting conditions. Apply a special effect, such as sepia or black Effects and white tones.
  • Page 67: Videos

    Videos Learn to use the video player to play various kinds of videos. The video player supports the following file formats: 3gp, mp4, avi, divx, mkv, wmv, asf. › Play a video In Menu mode, select Select a video. To play a video recorded on your device, select Recorded. Control playback with the following keys: Number Function...
  • Page 68: Gallery

    Number Function Send a video to others. Move to a point of the file by dragging or tapping the bar. Adjust the volume. Restart playback; Skip backward (tap within 3 seconds); Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback.
  • Page 69: View A Photo

    Avoid locking the device’s screen while playing a DivX ● Video-On-Demand. Each time you lock the screen while playing a DivX Video-On-Demand, one of your available rental counts will be decremented. Some file formats are not supported depending on ● the software of the device.
  • Page 70: Music

    ● Receive via Bluetooth. ● Copy to your memory card. ● Samsung is not responsible for any use of default music files provided on your device. . Tap the screen to stop the → a video (with the p. 96 ►...
  • Page 71: Play Music

    › Play music After transferring music files to your device or memory card, In Menu mode, select Select a music category 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.
  • Page 72 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 73: Music Hub

    › Access the album view During playback, rotate the device to landscape view. The display switches to album view. Scroll left or right to an album and select the album image. Select a music file from the list next to the album image to play it.
  • Page 74: 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 75: 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 the FM radio on or off. Fine-tune the frequency. Search for an available radio station. Add the current radio station to the favourites list.
  • Page 76: 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 77: 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. This menu may be labelled differently depending on ●...
  • Page 78: 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 79 Once you find a contact, you can use the following options: To make a voice call, select ● To make a video call, select ● To send a text or multimedia message, select ● To send an email message to the contact, select an email ●...
  • Page 80: 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 device contacts. To set up an account, In Menu mode, select Select an account type.
  • Page 81: 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 →...
  • Page 82: 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 83: 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 Sort by Select...
  • Page 84: 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 › View memos In Menu mode, select Select a memo to view its details. To delete the memo, select You can send the memo to others by selecting ●...
  • Page 85: Play A Voice Memo

    Speak into the microphone. When you are finished, select Your memo is saved automatically. To record more voice memos, select steps 2-4. › 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...
  • Page 86: Customise Voice Recorder Settings

    Number Function Skip backward; Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback. Crop the file. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold). You can send the voice memo to others by selecting Share →...
  • Page 87: 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 88: 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: The above screen may differ depending on your region or service provider.
  • Page 89 Number Function Refresh the current web page; While the device is loading web pages, this icon changes to . Access a list of web browser options. Open a web page in a new window or switch between the currently opened windows.
  • Page 90: Navigation

    › Bookmark your favourite web pages You can bookmark web pages you frequently visit for quick access. If you know the web address of the web page, you can manually add a bookmark. To add a bookmark, In Menu mode, select Add.
  • Page 91: Samsung Apps

    Follow the on-screen instructions to start the mobile navigator. 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 92: 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 93: 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 specific data on the web.
  • Page 94: 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 95: 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 96: Wi-fi

    › Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature Enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and select OK. Alternatively, select Yes to match the PIN between your device and the device (if necessary). Yes to confirm that you are willing to receive data Select from the device (if necessary).
  • Page 97: Customise The Connection Profile

    › Find and connect to a Wi-Fi AP In Menu mode, select The device will automatically search for available Wi-Fi APs. 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 Wi-Fi AP.
  • Page 98: Allshare

    › Connect to a Wi-Fi AP 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 99 Option Share music Download to Subtitles › 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.
  • Page 100: Mobile Network Sharing

    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. 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.
  • Page 101: Gps

    When you are finished, select From another device, locate your device’s name in the available connection list and connect to the network by entering the appropriate password in the WPA field. Your device is equipped with a global positioning system (GPS) receiver.
  • Page 102: 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 103: Tv Connections (tv Out Mode)

    TV connections (TV out mode) Learn to connect your device to a TV and view the device’s interface on the TV screen. In Menu mode, select Drag the slider next to Type. Select Select a video encoding system according to your region. Option NTSC Ensure that the TV is on and connect your device to the TV...
  • Page 104: 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 105: Connect As A Mass Storage Device

    › 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 access the file directory of the memory card by using the device as a memory card reader.
  • Page 106: Vpn Connections

    VPN connections You can create virtual private networks (VPN) and connect to your private network securely through a public network, such as the internet. Your device should already be configured with internet access. If you have trouble accessing the internet, you need to edit connections.
  • Page 107 Option Auth type Pre-shared Group ID Encryption Enable L2TP secret L2TP secret When you are finished, select › Connect to a private network In Menu mode, select Select a private network. Function Select a certificate authority (CA) certificate that the VPN server uses to identify you.
  • Page 108: Tools

    PC. › Send data to your device While browsing a website on your PC, click to your Samsung account. Click You can also send the web address of the current web page, click Select an item and click To scrap the item to send it to your device later, click Calculator.
  • Page 109: Clock

    › View transferred data In Menu mode, select My Content Select While viewing a data, use the following options: Available options may vary depending on a file type. To send the data to your friends, select ● view your friends’ list by selecting Friends. To access a web link on the web, select ●...
  • Page 110: 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 → Delete. Select Select the alarms you want to delete and select ›...
  • Page 111: My Files

    › Use the count-down timer In Menu mode, select Set the length of time to count down. To change the alarm sound, select 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 112 Avoid locking the device’s screen while playing a DivX ● Video-On-Demand. Each time you lock the screen while playing a DivX Video-On-Demand, one of your available rental counts will be decremented. Some file formats are not supported depending on ● the software of the device.
  • Page 113 In a folder, use the following options: To send a file to others, select ● To use additional features using a file, such as creating a ● folder, moving, copying, or deleting, select Manage. To change the view mode, select ●...
  • Page 114: 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 disclaimer and select Next...
  • Page 115: Settings

    Settings Access the Settings menu In Menu mode, select Select a setting category and select an option. Flight mode Disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services. Wi-Fi Activation : Turn the Wi-Fi feature on or off. ●...
  • Page 116: Bluetooth

    PC. : Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs). ● p. 106 ► Kies via Wi-Fi : Connect your device to Samsung Kies via ● Wi-Fi. Synchronise : Set up a synchronisation profile. ●...
  • Page 117: Sound

    Sound Sound : Activate Silent mode to mute all sounds except ● media sounds and alarm ringtones. Vibrate : Set the device to vibrate when playing the ● ringtones. Incoming call ● Ringtone : Select a ringtone to use if you set the device to alert you to incoming calls by playing a melody.
  • Page 118: General

    Font type : Change the font type for the display text. ● Font size : Select a text size for creating or displaying items ● in applications. Brightness : Set the brightness of the display. ● Backlight time : Set the length of time the device waits ●...
  • Page 119: Voice Input And Output

    › Language Display : Select a language to use on the device’s display. ● Keyboard : Select a default keyboard type for text input. ● › Voice input and output Voice command hot key ● command application by pressing the Home key twice. Voice input language ●...
  • Page 120 › 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 121: Change Password

    › Usage Call duration : View time data for your calls, such as the ● duration of the last call and the total duration of all calls. Message counter ● sent or received. Packet data counter ● sent or received. ›...
  • Page 122: About Phone

    › 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.
  • Page 123: Accounts

    You must enter your device password. Accounts View, set up, or delete email or SNS accounts. Notification Activate or deactivate an alert for incoming messages, new applications in Samsung Apps, or file transfer from or to others. : Reset the SIM card profile Settings...
  • Page 124: Call

    Call Customise the settings for calling features: Show my caller ID ● recipients. Video call image ● party. Own video in received call ● image or preset image to the other party. Call forwarding ● Call waiting : Allow incoming call alerts when a call is in ●...
  • Page 125: Text Messages

    › Text messages Delivery report ● you receive their messages. Service centre : Select and enter the centre address for the ● text messages. CB messages : Set to receive broadcast messages from ● mobile networks. SOS messages : Send an SOS message. ●...
  • Page 126: Email

    Email Customise the settings for email features. › Email accounts View, set up, or delete email accounts. › Sending options From : Enter your email address as the sender’s address. ● Priority : Set the priority level of your messages. ●...
  • Page 127: Contacts

    › Receiving options Email size : Select a maximum size allowed for messages. ● Deleting options ● your device or device and server. Send read report ● you read messages. Load remote images ● email body. › Block emails Block emails from specified addresses and subjects. ›...
  • Page 128: 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 ● device’s memory or memory card. Lock time zone ●...
  • Page 129: Music Player

    Auto save ID/password ● and password. Encoding : Select a character encoding type. ● 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.
  • Page 130: Gallery

    : Set to display photos in a random order. ● Samsung Apps Update notification: Select a network connection (Wi-Fi 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. 98 ►...
  • Page 131: 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 132: 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 133: Audio Quality Is Poor

    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 Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone.
  • Page 134 Error messages appear when launching the camera Your Samsung mobile device must have sufficient available memory and battery power to operate the camera application. If you receive error messages when launching the...
  • Page 135: Error Messages Appear When Launching The Fm Radio

    Contact a Samsung Service Centre. 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 ●...
  • Page 136: 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 137: 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 138 • 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 139 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 140 • 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 141 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 142: 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 143 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 144 Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face. Take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to have it repaired. Do not use the device for anything other than its intended use...
  • Page 145 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 146: Correct Disposal Of This Product

    For more information, visit and search for your device with the model number. Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical &...
  • Page 147: Correct Disposal Of Batteries In This Product

  • Page 148 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 149: Index

    Index access codes 131 alarms creating 109 deactivating 110 stopping 110 auto rejection 45 battery charging 13 installing 12 Bluetooth activating 94 finding and pairing with devices 95 receiving data 96 sending data 95 brightness, display 34 calculator 108 calendar creating events 81 viewing events 82 call diverting 46...
  • Page 150 downloads Java games 77 email sending 53 setting accounts 52 setting profiles 53 viewing 54 FDN mode 45 file manager 111 find my mobile 35 fixed dialling number mode 45 FM radio listening to 74 recording 75 saving stations 76 gallery file formats 68 playing videos 70...
  • Page 151 57 capturing by scene 59 capturing in smile shot 60 capturing panoramic 60 setting wallpaper 113 viewing 69 PIN lock 35 Samsung Apps 91 settings accounts 123 AllShare 130 Bluetooth 116 calendar 128 call 124 communities’ upload 130...
  • Page 152 making 41 using options 44 video player 67, 70 videos capturing 63 playing 67, 70 voice calls answering 42 making 41 using options 43 voice mail 50 voice memos playing 85 recording 84 voice recorder 84 wallpaper 33 web browser adding bookmarks 90 browsing web pages 88 setting profiles 87...
  • Page 153 2010.10.26 (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 154 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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