Samsung T-Mobile Galaxy Fold Quick Start Guide

Samsung T-Mobile Galaxy Fold Quick Start Guide


Samsung T-Mobile Galaxy Fold Quick Start Guide

My carrier

This guide provides you with the information you need to get started. For more information and additional support, please visit where you can:

  • Register at to check your minutes, pay your bill, upgrade your phone, and change your rate plan.
  • Review your device's User Manual and troubleshooting FAQs.
  • View the latest troubleshooting solutions in the Support Forums or ask a question of your own.

Access account information:

  1. From a Home screen swipe up, and then tap T-Mobile folder > T-Mobile .
  2. Choose from an available category.

Service or use is your agreement to T-Mobile's Terms and Conditions. T-Mobile requires Arbitration of Disputes unless, for new customers, you opt-out within 30-days, or for existing customers, you previously opted-out. Failure to activate service within 30-days from purchase will also be considered acceptance. For details, see T-Mobile's Terms and Conditions at

About your phone

Overview - Part 1

The main screen includes a special protective layer. Peeling off the protective layer or using any adhesives on the main screen, such as screen protectors or stickers, may cause damage.

Overview - Part 2

Set up your phone

Your SIM card may be pre-installed.

Set up

Remove SIM card tray

Use the tool to open the SIM card tray.

Insert SIM card

Place the SIM card into the tray with the gold contacts facing down.

Backup and restore

Get help transferring contacts, photos and other content from your old phone at

Galaxy Buds

Pair Samsung Galaxy Buds with your Galaxy Fold and go.

With sound by AKG, Samsung Galaxy Buds provide a balanced and natural sound with superb dynamic range.

Connect your buds using the Galaxy Wearable app .

Once connected, use the app to view connection status, battery percentages, manage notifications, and customize various settings.

Connect to your Samsung device

Open the charging case to enter Bluetooth pairing mode.

When prompted by the app, tap Connect and follow the prompts to complete pairing.

Once connected:

  • Tap an earbud to view TIPS
  • Tap to turn the EQUALIZER On/Off

Connect to Samsung Sevice

Charge your buds

Insert the buds into the charging case and close.
Charge the Buds

The buds and the charging case are charged simultaneously.

You can also charge the buds and charging case using a wireless charger.


Single Tap


Double Tap

Next song

Answer / End a call
Switch between calls

Triple Tap

Previous song

Touch & Hold

Digital assistant
Launch Bixby or Google

Reject a call
End a call
Return to call waiting


Customize the Home, Back and Recents keys or remove them and use gestures instead.

  1. From Settings , tap Display > Navigation bar.
  2. Tap one of the following Navigation types:
    • Navigation buttons (default)
    • Full screen gestures
    • Button order
    • Gesture hints (Displays only when full screen gestures is selected)

App continuity

Do more with App continuity. The app experience continues from the front screen to the large immersive display.


Do more at once. Run up to three apps at the same time in the split screen view. You can also run multiple apps at the same time in the Pop-up view.

From the right edge of the display, swipe left and select an app.

Note: Repeat this step to launch the second app.


Additional options

Tap at the top of the window to access additional options.

Note: Some options only display in Pop-up view.

Adjust the window size

Drag the circle between the app windows to the left or right to adjust the size of the windows.

Reposition the window

You can change the location of windows.

Tap and hold at the top of the window. When the window's app icon appears, drag the window to the new location.

Wireless PowerShare

Wirelessly charge compatible devices right from your phone.

  1. Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification panel.
  2. Touch and drag to access all Quick Settings options.
  3. Tap Wireless PowerShare .
  4. With the phone face down, place the device on the back of the phone to charge.

Note: Wireless PowerShare works with most Qi-Certified devices. Requires minimum 30% battery to share. Speed and power efficiency of charge varies by device. May not work with some accessories, covers, or other manufacturer's devices. If you have trouble connecting or charging is slow, remove any cover from each device. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment.

Samsung Care

Get to know your product:

Ask the community:

Contact us for support:

POTENTIAL INTERFERENCE WITH MEDICAL DEVICES FROM MAGNETS. The device contains magnets which may interfere with medical devices such as pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, or insulin pumps. IF YOU ARE A USER OF ANY OF THESE MEDICAL DEVICES, PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN.

Do not store or place your device near magnetic fields. Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards, passbooks, hotel keys, and boarding passes, may be damaged by the magnets in the device.

Learn more

The Help feature gives access to the user manual and information on how to use your device.

To open, from Settings tap Help .

Make a call

Send and receive texts

Manage contacts

Explore health & fitness with Samsung Health

Enjoy curated support content with Samsung Member


This device will only operate with firmware versions that have been approved for use by T-Mobile and the device manufacturer. If unauthorized firmware is placed on the device it will not function.


T-Mobile encourages customers to take appropriate measures to secure their handsets and invites them to take advantage of the features available on this handset to help secure it from theft and/or other unauthorized access and use. This handset has a locking function (e.g., user-defined codes or patterns) that can serve as a first line of defense against unauthorized use or access to stored information. Preloaded security applications that allow customers to track or locate misplaced devices can be found on several T-Mobile devices. Lost or stolen devices should be immediately reported to T-Mobile so that proper measures can be taken to protect accounts. For additional information, and


Although all phones are equipped with 9-1-1 emergency calling, this phone may or may not permit its location to be approximated during a 9-1-1 call.*

*Availability of this feature depends on upgrades to the

  1. wireless network and
  2. 9-1-1 calling system that are required to be installed by the local 9-1-1 response agency or public safety answering point (PSAP); these upgrades may not be available everywhere within our wireless coverage area or your roaming area. This approximation of the phone's location and the transmittal of location information are subject to emergency situations, transmission limits, network problems/limitations, interconnecting carrier problems, your phone, buildings/tunnels, signal strength and atmospheric/topographical conditions, and may be curtailed, interrupted, dropped or refused. The phone's approximate location is transmitted to the local 9-1-1 response agency or PSAP while the call is in progress; this approximation is intended solely to aid the PSAP in dispatching emergency assistance or to limit the search area for emergency services personnel. You should not rely solely on a phone for essential communications (such as a medical or other emergency). Please see T-Mobile's Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy for additional service restrictions and details.


Operating system and preloaded content use a portion of the internal memory. Use of some content or features may require qualifying service, or access to a Wi-Fi connection.

Coverage not available in some areas.

See Terms and Conditions (including arbitration provision) at, for rate plan information, charges for features and services, and restrictions and details.

©2019 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung, Galaxy Fold, and Galaxy Buds are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Google Play, Gmail, Chrome, YouTube and Google are trademarks of Google LLC. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. T-Mobile and the magenta color are registered trademarks of Deutsche Telekom AG. Other company and product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Device and screen images simulated. Appearance of device may vary.


Samsung Galaxy Fold - Hands-on Video

Documents / Resources


Download manual

Here you can download full pdf version of manual, it may contain additional safety instructions, warranty information, FCC rules, etc.

Download Samsung T-Mobile Galaxy Fold Quick Start Guide


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