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    GT-S8600 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 ●...

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    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.

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    ® DivX , DivX Certified ● and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries and are used under licence. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of ● their respective owners. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO ® DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling ... 10 Unpack ... 10 Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ... 11 Charge the battery ... 13 Insert a memory card (optional) ... 15 Getting started ... 18 Turn your device on and off ... 18 Get to know your device ...

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    Task ... 82 Memo ... 83 Voice recorder ... 83 Web ... 86 Internet ... 86 Navigation ... 89 Samsung Apps ... 90 Synchronise ... 91 YouTube ... 92 Google ... 92 Connectivity ... 93 Bluetooth ... 93 Wi-Fi ... 95 AllShare ...

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    PC connections ... 103 VPN connections ... 105 Tools ... 107 Calculator ... 107 Caster ... 107 Clock ... 108 Desk clock ... 110 My files ... 110 Polaris Office ... 113 Voice cmd ... 114 Settings ... 115 Access the Settings menu ... 115 Flight mode ...

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    Calendar ... 127 Task ... 128 Memo ... 128 Internet ... 128 Gallery ... 129 Samsung Apps ... 129 AllShare ... 129 Communities’ upload ... 129 Search ... 130 Desk clock ... 130 Troubleshooting ... 131 Safety precautions ... 137 Index ...

  • Page 10: Assembling, Unpack

    ● 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 11: 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.

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    Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing down. If you do not insert a SIM or USIM card, you can only use your device’s non-network services and some menus. Insert the battery. Slide the back cover to close. Assembling...

  • 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.

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    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 15: 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 16: Remove The Memory Card

    Press the button at the bottom of the back cover and slide the back cover until it stops. Remove the battery. Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing down. Insert the battery. Slide the back cover to close. ›...

  • Page 17: 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 18: Getting Started, Turn Your Device On And Off

    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 19: Get To Know Your Device

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

  • Page 20: 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. Function Turn the device on (press and hold); Reset the device (press and hold for 8-10 seconds and release);...

  • Page 21: Idle Screen, Indicator Icons

    › 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.

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    Icon Definition 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 New text or multimedia message...

  • Page 23: Use The Touch Screen

    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 Current time 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 to open the notifications panel.

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

  • Page 25: 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 26: 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.

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    › 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 an application. Drag the application icon to an idle screen panel at the bottom of the screen.

  • Page 28: 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 an application. Tap and hold an application icon.

  • Page 29: 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 30: 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 31: 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 32: 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 33: Lock Your Sim Or Usim Card, 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. You need a Samsung account to track and control the device remotely from the web. In Menu mode, select Find my mobile.

  • Page 34: Enter Text

    Drag the slider next to Add recipients to open the recipient list. Select Enter a phone number including a country code (with +). When you are finished setting the recipients, select To add more recipients, repeat steps 5-7. When you are finished, select Sender and enter a sender’s name.

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    Number Function Change case. Switch between Number/Symbol mode and ABC mode. Access the keyboard settings. If you set two or more input languages, this icon will change to input language. Tap and hold keyboard settings. Enter text by voice. Clear your input. Start a new line.

  • Page 36: 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.

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    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 38: 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 39: Communication, Calling

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

  • Page 40: 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 41: Use A Headset, Use Options During A Voice Call

    › 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 42: 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.

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    › 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 44: Set Call Diverting, Set Call Waiting

    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 45: Logs, Messages

    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 46: Send A Text Message

    › Send a text message In Menu mode, select Messages Add recipients for your message. Enter phone numbers manually. Separate multiple ● numbers by inserting a semicolon or comma or by selecting Enter. Select phone numbers from the lists by selecting the ●...

  • Page 47: 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 48: 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 49: 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 50: 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 51: Send An Email Message

    Option Secure connection 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. 46) In Menu mode, select Application profiles Select a connection profile.

  • Page 52: View An Email Message

    Add recipients for your message. Enter email addresses manually. Separate multiple ● addresses by inserting a semicolon or comma or by selecting Enter. Select email addresses from the lists by selecting the ● options under the recipient input field. Select the Cc/Bcc field and add more recipients. Select and attach a file.

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    Customise the settings for the Exchange server by following screens: Option Email address User name Password Domain Server URL Use SSL Login. Select 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.

  • Page 54: Chaton

    ChatON Learn to chat with your friends and family in ChatON. This is a global communication service based on mobile phone numbers, regardless device type or operating system. While having a conversation with your buddies, you can send various multimedia files and data, such as photos, videos, and contact numbers.

  • Page 55: Social Hub

    Social Hub Learn to access Social Hub application for email, messages, instant messages, contacts or calendar information. Visit for more details. In Menu mode, select If you are launching this application for the first time, add an account or skip it for a later setup. Select a category at the top of the screen.

  • Page 56: Entertainment, Camera

    Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 2560 x 1920 pixels (5 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to 1280 x 720 pixels. Photos are saved in jpg format and videos are saved in mp4 format.

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    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 or recorded last. Capture a photo. Switch between the front and rear camera lenses.

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    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 59: Capture A Photo In Self Shot Mode, Capture A Panoramic Photo

    › Capture a photo in Self shot mode You can take photos of yourself conveniently using the front camera lens. In Menu mode, select Select Make any necessary adjustments. Select to take a photo. › Capture a photo in Smile shot mode Your camera can recognise people’s faces and help you take photos of their smiling faces.

  • Page 60: Customise Camera Settings

    Make any necessary adjustments. Select 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. Repeat step 6 to complete the panoramic photo.

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    Option Function Apply a special effect, such as sepia or black Effects and white tones. Exposure Select a type of exposure metre. metering Blink Set the camera to alert you when people detection close their eyes. Guidelines Display guidelines on the preview screen. Set the camera to display the captured Review image.

  • Page 62: Record A Video

    › Record a video In Menu mode, select Camera. Drag the slider to the camcorder to switch to the camcorder. 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.

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    Number Function Change the flash setting. View the default storage location. Switch to the camera. 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 64: Customise Camcorder Settings

    › Customise camcorder settings Before recording a video, select options: Option Function Exposure Adjust the exposure value. value 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.

  • Page 65: 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. Rotate the device anti-clockwise to landscape view.

  • Page 66: Gallery

    Number Function Restart playback; Skip backward (tap within 3 seconds); Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback. Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound system when a headset is connected. View the details of the video or customise video player settings.

  • Page 67: 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 68: 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. 95 ►...

  • Page 69: 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.

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    Number Function Restart playback; Skip backward (tap within 3 seconds); Scan backward in a file (tap and hold). Pause playback; Select playback. Activate Shuffle mode. Change the repeat mode (off, repeating one file, or repeating all files). Open the playlist. Skip forward;...

  • Page 71: Create A Playlist

    › Access the disc view During playback, rotate the device to landscape view. The display switches to disc view. Scroll left or right to an album and select the disc image. Select a music file from the list next to the disc image to play it.

  • Page 72: Music Hub

    More → Select Adjust the following settings to customise your music player: Option Equaliser Effect Visualisation Lyric Music Hub You can access the online music store, and search for and buy your favourite songs. You can also add a music file to your wish list and play downloaded music files.

  • Page 73: 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 74: Record A Song From The Fm Radio

    Number Function Scans and saves available stations. Adjust the volume. Open the available radio stations list. Turn the FM radio on or off. Search for an available radio station. Add the current radio station to the favourites list. Record a song from the FM radio. Change the sound output (headset or device’s speaker).

  • Page 75: Save A Radio Station Automatically, Add A Radio Station To The Favourites List

    › 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 76: Java

    Option Alternative frequency Auto off 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 77: Personal Information, Contacts

    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.

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    Select the contact’s name from the contact list. Once you find a contact, you use the following options: To make a voice call, select ● To make a video call, select ● To send a text or multimedia message, select ●...

  • Page 79: 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 80: 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 81: 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 82: 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 83: Memo, Voice Recorder

    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 84: 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 85: 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 86: Internet

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

  • Page 87: 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 88: Download Manager

    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 89: 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 90: 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 91: 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 92: Youtube, Google

    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 93: Connectivity, Bluetooth

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

  • Page 94: 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 95: 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 96: 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.

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    › 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 98: Allshare

    Receive data via a WLAN When prompted, select OK 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 99

    Option 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. Playback may be buffered, depending on the network connection and the connected server.

  • Page 100: 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 101

    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 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: 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 104: Connect As A Mass Storage Device, Use Your Device As A Wireless Modem

    › 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 105: 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.

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    Option 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 to connect. Function Enter your group name. Set to encrypt the VPN server. Set to use the L2TP secret password.

  • Page 107: Tools, Calculator, Caster

    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 108: Clock

    › Send data to Caster While browsing a website on your device, select Send to Caster. Sign in to your Samsung account (if necessary). Data or the web address will be sent to Caster automatically. › View transferred data In Menu mode, select...

  • Page 109: Stop An Alarm, Delete An Alarm, Create A World Clock, Use The Stopwatch

    → Select up feature. The auto power-up feature sets the device to sound the alarm at the designated time when the device is turned off. › Stop an alarm When the alarm sounds, Drag left to stop the alarm. ● Drag right to silence the alarm for the snooze period.

  • Page 110: Desk Clock, 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.

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    Type Supported format Music mp3, aac, 3ga, m4a, wma, flac, ogg (vorbis) Sound wav, mmf (ma2, ma3), xmf, imy, midi, amr vcs, ics, vnt, doc, docx, pdf, ppt, pptx, txt, xls, Others xlsx Avoid locking the device’s screen while playing a DivX ●...

  • Page 112

    Sounds, you can play all music files, and sound clips ● you have recorded, including voice memos and FM radio clips. Others, you can view documents and data files ● including unsupported files. In a folder, use the following options: To send a file to others, select ●...

  • Page 113: Polaris Office

    Polaris Office Learn to create or view Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe PDF files on your device. › Create a new document In Menu mode, select → New file Select Enter contents in the document. When you are finished, select Enter a name for the document and select the location to save the document.

  • Page 114: Voice Cmd

    To adjust the document to fit the screen, select ● Reflow text on. To read the document via the text-to-speech feature, ● → select To customise Polaris office settings, select ● Settings. › Import files In Menu mode, select → Import Select Select a folder...

  • Page 115: Settings, Access The Settings Menu, Flight Mode, Wi-fi, Network

    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 WLAN feature on or off. ●...

  • Page 116: Bluetooth, Location, Connectivity

    PC. : Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs). ● p. 105 ► Kies via Wi-Fi : Connect your device to Samsung Kies via a ● WLAN. Synchronise : Set up a synchronisation profile. ●...

  • Page 117: Sound, Display

    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 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. Auto Brightness: Set to adjust the brightness of the display ● automatically. If you deactivate auto brightness, you can adjust the brightness of the display by dragging the slider.

  • 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: Horizontal Calibration

    › 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

    › 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, Notification, Call

    Accounts View, set up, or delete email accounts. 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 ●...

  • Page 124: Messages

    Speed dial : Set speed dial numbers. ● Reject call with message ● caller when you reject a call. Call status tones ● minute minder, or call disconnect tones. Voice mail number ● mail service. You can obtain this number from your service provider.

  • Page 125

    › Multimedia messages Delivery report ● you receive their messages. Request read report ● along with your messages to be informed when your messages are read. Home network ● automatically retrieves new messages when you are in your home service area. Foreign network ●...

  • Page 126

    Reply with body ● message when you reply to a message. Forward with files ● attachments when you forward a message. Get read report ● messages to be informed when your messages are read. Get delivery report ● along with your messages to be informed when your messages are delivered.

  • Page 127: Contacts, Calendar

    Contacts View contacts on ● contacts. Order of display name ● Accounts : Retrieve contacts from your community ● accounts My profile : Create your namecard. ● Service numbers ● information you need. Import contacts ● card or the memory card. Export contacts ●...

  • Page 128

    Task Import tasks : Import tasks from your device or memory ● card. Export tasks : Export tasks to your device or memory card. ● Memo Import from memory card ● memory card. Export to memory card ● card. Internet Customise the settings for the internet browser.

  • Page 129: Communities' Upload, Gallery, Samsung Apps, Allshare

    : Set to display photos in a random order. ● 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. 98 ►...

  • Page 130: Search, Desk Clock

    Search Select the types of items to include in your search. Desk clock Wallpaper : Select a background image for the desk clock. ● Clock/Calendar display ● calendar. Weather : Set to display the weather for your current ● location. You can also set the desk clock to be automatically updated with latest information and select a temperature unit.

  • 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, Error Messages Appear When Opening Music Files

    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, Correct Disposal Of Batteries In This Product

    Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life.

  • Page 147

    ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ” 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 148: Index

    Index access codes 131 alarms creating 108 deactivating 109 stopping 109 auto rejection 43 battery charging 13 installing 11 Bluetooth activating 93 finding and pairing with devices 94 receiving data 95 sending data 94 brightness, display 32 calculator 107 calendar creating events 80 viewing events 81 call diverting 44...

  • Page 149

    device lock 32 downloads Java games 76 email sending 51 setting accounts 50 setting profiles 51 viewing 52 FDN mode 43 file manager 110 find my mobile 33 fixed dialling number mode 43 FM radio listening to 73 recording 74 saving stations 75 gallery file formats 66...

  • Page 150

    59 capturing in smile shot 59 capturing panoramic 59 setting wallpaper 112 viewing 67 PIN lock 33 Polaris Office 113 Samsung Apps 90 settings accounts 123 AllShare 129 Bluetooth 116 calendar 127 call 123 communities’ upload 129...

  • Page 151

    USIM card installing 11 locking 33 video calls answering 40 making 39 using options 42 video player 65, 68 videos capturing 62 playing 65, 68 voice calls answering 40 making 39 using options 41 voice mail 48 voice memos playing 84 recording 83 voice recorder 83 wallpaper 31...

  • Page 153

    2011.09.14 (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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