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Phone Layout; Install The Sim Card And Battery; Charge The Battery; Instructional Icons - Samsung GT-E1086 User Manual

Samsung gt-e1086: user guide
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Phone layout

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Instructional icons

Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information
Followed by: the order of options or menus you
must select to perform a step; for example: In Menu
mode, select Messages → Create new message
(represents Messages, followed by Create new
message)
Square brackets: phone keys; for example: [
[
]
(represents the Power/Menu exit key)
Angled brackets: softkeys that control different
<
>
functions at each screen; for example: <OK>
(represents the OK softkey)

Turn your phone on or off

To turn your phone on,
1. Press and hold [
].
2. Enter your PIN and press <OK> (if necessary).
If you remove the battery, the time and date will be reset.
To turn your phone off, repeat step 1 above.

Access menus

To access your phone's menus,
1. In Idle mode, press <Menu> to access Menu mode.
You may need to press the Confirm key to access Menu
mode depending on your region or service provider.
2. Use the Navigation key to scroll to a menu or option.
To move the cursor, press the Navigation key.
To delete characters one by one, press <Clear>. To
delete the characters on the left side of the cursor,
press and hold <Clear>.
To insert a space between characters, press [0].
To enter punctuation marks, press [1].

Add a new contact

1. In Idle mode, enter a phone number and press
<Options>.
2. Select Create contact → a memory location (phone
or SIM).
3. Select a number type (if necessary).
4. Enter contact information.
5. Press the Confirm key to add the contact to memory.

Send and view messages

To send a text message
1. In Menu mode, select Messages →
Create new message.
2. Enter a recipient number and scroll down.
3. Enter your message text. ► Enter text
4. Press the Confirm key to send the message.
To view text messages
1. In Menu mode, select Messages → Inbox.
2. Select a text message.
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4-way navigation key
Softkeys
In ldle mode, access user-
Perform actions indicated at the
defined menus (depending
bottom of the display
on your service provider,
pre-defined menus may differ),
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activate the torch light (up),
Power/Menu exit key
and make a fake call (down);
Turn the phone on and off
In Menu mode, scroll through
(press and hold); End a call;
menu options
In Menu mode, cancel input

► Activate the torch light

and return to Idle mode

► Make fake calls

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Confirm key
Dial key
In Idle mode, access Menu
Make or answer a call; In Idle
mode; In Menu mode, select
mode, retrieve recently dialed,
the highlighted menu option or
missed, or received numbers;
confirm an input
Send an SOS message
► Activate and send an SOS
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message
Silent profile key
In ldle mode, activate or
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deactivate the silent profile
Voice mail service key
(press and hold)
In Idle mode, access voice
mails (press and hold)
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Alphanumeric keys
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Keypad lock key
In Idle mode, lock or unlock the
keypad (press and hold)
3. Press <Select>, <OK>, or the Confirm key to confirm
the highlighted option.
4. Press <Back> to move up one level; Press [
return to Idle mode.
When you access a menu requiring the PIN2, you must
enter the PIN2 supplied with the SIM card. For details,
contact your service provider.
Samsung is not responsible for any loss of passwords
or private information or other damages caused by
]
illegal software.

Make a call

1. In Idle mode, enter an area code and a phone
number.
2. Press [
] to dial the number.
3. To end the call, press [
].
The volume through mono earphones is very low or
virtually inaudible. Use stereo earphones only.

Answer a call

1. When a call comes in, press [
].
2. To end the call, press [
].

Adjust the volume

To adjust the volume of the ringtone
1. In Menu mode, select Settings → Profiles.
2. Scroll to the profile you are using.
Make fake calls
You can simulate an incoming call when you want to get
out of meetings or unwanted conversations.
To make a fake call
Press and hold the Navigation key down in Idle
mode.
Press the Navigation key down four times when the
keys are locked.

Activate the mobile tracker

When someone inserts a new SIM card in your phone,
the mobile tracker feature will automatically send the
contact number to two recipients to help you locate and
recover your phone. To activate the mobile tracker,
1. In Menu mode, select Settings → Security →
Mobile tracker.
2. Enter your password and press <OK>.
The first time you access Mobile tracker, you will be
prompted to create and confirm a password.
3. Scroll left or right to On.
4. Scroll down and press the Confirm key to open the
recipient list.
5. Press the Confirm key to open your contact list.
6. Select a contact.
7. Select a number (if necessary).
8. When you are finished selecting contacts, press the
Confirm key to save the recipients.
9. Scroll down and enter the sender's name.
10. Press the Confirm key → <Accept>.
Your phone displays the following status indicators on
the top of the screen:
Icon
Description
Signal strength
Call in progress
Call diverting activated
SOS message feature activated
Roaming (outside of normal service area)
Alarm activated
New text message
New voice mail message
FM radio on
Normal profile activated
Silent profile activated
Battery power level
If you are using the silent or offline profile, you are not
allowed to adjust the volume of the ringtone.
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3. Press <Options> → Edit.
4. Select Volume → Call alert.
5. Scroll left or right to adjust the volume level.
6. Press <Save>.
To adjust the volume of voice during a call
While a call is in progress, press the Navigation key up
or down to adjust the volume.
In noisy environments, you may have difficulty hearing
the calls while using the speakerphone feature. For better
audio performance, use the normal phone mode.

Change your ringtone

1. In Menu mode, select Settings → Profiles.
2. Scroll to the profile you are using.
If you are using the silent or offline profile, you are not
allowed to change the ringtone.
3. Press <Options> → Edit.
4. Select Call ringtone.
5. Select a ringtone.
To switch to another profile, select it from the list.
Call a recently dialed number
1. In Idle mode, press [
].
2. Scroll left or right to a call type.
3. Scroll up or down to a number or name.

Activate and send an SOS message

In an emergency, you can send SOS messages to your
family or friends for help.
To activate the SOS message
1. In Menu mode, select Messages → Settings →
SOS messages → Sending options.
2. Scroll left or right to On.
3. Scroll down and press the Confirm key to open the
recipient list.
4. Press the Confirm key to open your contact list.
5. Select a contact.
6. Select a number (if necessary).
7. When you are finished selecting contacts, press the
Confirm key to save the recipients.
8. Scroll down and set the number of times to repeat the
SOS message.
9. Press <Save> → <Yes>.
To send an SOS message
1. With the keys locked, press [
an SOS message to preset numbers.
The phone switches to SOS mode and sends the
preset SOS message.
2. To exit SOS mode, press [
].
Once you send an SOS message, all phone functions will
be suspended until you press [

Install the SIM card and battery

1. Remove the battery cover and insert the SIM card.
Battery cover
2. Insert the battery and replace the battery cover.

Charge the battery

1. Plug the supplied travel
adapter.
To AC power outlet
D o not remove the battery from the phone before
unplugging the travel adapter first. Otherwise, the phone
may be damaged.
4. Press the Confirm key to view details of the call or
[
] to dial the number.

Enter text

To change the text input mode
Press and hold [ ] to switch between T9 and ABC
modes.
Press [ ] to change case or switch to Number
mode.
Press [ ] to switch to Symbol mode.
Press and hold [ ] to select an input mode or
change the input language.
T9 mode
1. Press appropriate alphanumeric keys to enter an
entire word.
2. When the word displays correctly, press [0] to insert
a space. If the correct word does not display, press
the Navigation key up or down to select an alternate
word.
ABC mode
Press an appropriate alphanumeric key until the
character you want appears on the display.
Number mode
Press an appropriate alphanumeric key to enter a
number.
Symbol mode
Press an appropriate alphanumeric key to enter a
symbol.

Listen to the FM radio

1. Plug the supplied headset into the phone.
2. In Menu mode, select FM radio.
3. Press the Confirm key to start the FM radio.
4. Press <Yes> to start automatic tuning.
The radio scans and saves available stations
automatically.
The first time you turn on the FM radio, you will be
prompted to start automatic tuning.
5. Control the FM radio using the following keys:
Key
Function
Confirm
Turn the FM radio on or off
Left/Right: Tune a radio station; Select a
Navigation
saved radio station (press and hold)
Up/Down: Adjust the volume
6. To turn off the FM radio, press the Confirm key.
Activate the torch light
] four times to send
The torch light feature helps you see in dark places by
making the display and backlight as bright as possible.
To activate the torch light, press and hold the Navigation
key up in Idle mode.
To deactivate the torch light, press <Back> or [
].
SIM card
Battery
2. When charging is
finished, unplug the
travel adapter.
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