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    GT-I9100 user manual...

  • Page 2: Using This Manual

    Google Android 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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  • Page 6: 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 ............16 Attach a hand strap .............. 18 Getting started ............19 Turn your device on and off ..........19 Get to know your device .............

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    Google+ .................. 56 Social Hub ................57 IM ....................57 Entertainment ............58 Camera ..................58 Video Player ................68 Gallery ..................69 Photo editor ................71 Video maker ................72 Music ..................74 Music Hub ................77 FM radio .................. 77 Game Hub ................

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    Samsung Apps ..............97 Market ..................98 Readers Hub ................98 News & Weather ..............99 App Shop ................100 Backup .................. 100 Games ................... 100 Orange Maps ............... 101 Orange Wednesdays ............101 Ringtones ................101 Weather ................102 Your Orange .................

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    My files .................. 124 Polaris Office ................ 124 Signal Boost ................. 126 Task Manager ..............126 Voice command ..............127 Voice talk ................127 Settings ..............128 Access the Settings menu ..........128 Wi-Fi ..................128 Bluetooth ................128 Data usage ................128 More...

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    Developer options ............. 144 About phone ............... 145 Troubleshooting ..........146 Safety precautions ..........152 Index ..............162 Contents...

  • Page 11: Assembling, Unpack

    ● microSIM holder ● 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 may vary ● depending on the software and accessories available in your region or offered by your 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 PC data 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 will also be empty. If the battery level becomes too low, the device will automatically power off. Recharge your battery to continue using 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 (the battery icon is no longer moving), unplug the travel adapter from the device and then from the power outlet.

  • Page 16: Insert A Memory Card

    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 battery. Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing down. Push the memory card in the memory card slot until it locks in place. Replace the battery and back cover. › Remove the memory card Before removing a memory card, first unmount it for safe removal.

  • Page 18: Attach A Hand Strap

    › 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 Idle mode, select Applications → Settings → Storage → Erase SD card → Erase SD card →...

  • Page 19: 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/Lock 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/Lock key and then select Power off →...

  • Page 20: Get To Know Your Device

    Get to know your device › Device layout Light sensor Mouthpiece Proximity sensor Earpiece Front camera lens Volume key Touch screen Home key Back key Menu key Mouthpiece Multifunction jack 1. Active only when you use the speakerphone feature or record videos.

  • Page 21: Key Function

    Headset jack Flashbulb Rear camera lens Power/Lock key Back cover Speaker Internal antenna › Keys Function Turn on the device (press and hold); Power/ Access the quick menus (press and Lock hold); Lock the touch screen. Open a list of options available on the current screen;...

  • Page 22: Indicator Icons

    › Indicator icons Icons shown on the display may vary depending on your region or service provider. Icon Definition No signal Signal strength GPRS network connected EDGE network connected UMTS network connected Open WLANs available WLAN connected Wi-Fi Direct connected Bluetooth activated Bluetooth headset connected GPS activated...

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    Icon Definition Call diverting activated Connected to PC USB tethering activated WLAN hotspot activated No SIM or USIM card New text or multimedia message New email message New voice mail message Alarm activated Event notification Roaming (outside of normal service area) Silent mode activated Vibration mode activated Flight mode activated...

  • Page 24: 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 25: Lock Or Unlock The Touch Screen And Keys, Get To Know The Idle Screen

    Double-tap: Tap twice quickly with your finger to zoom in ● or out while viewing photos or web pages. Your device turns off the touch screen when you do ● not use the device for a specified period. To turn on the screen, press the Power/Lock key or the Home key.

  • Page 26: Move Items On The Idle Screen, Remove Items From The Idle Screen

    › Add items to the idle screen You can customise the idle screen by adding shortcuts to applications or items in applications, widgets, or folders. To add items to the idle screen, → Add or tap and hold the empty area on the Press [ idle screen.

  • Page 27: Use The Shortcuts Panel

    › Use the shortcuts panel In Idle mode or while using an application, tap the indicator icons area and drag your finger down to open the shortcuts panel. You can activate or deactivate wireless connection features and access a list of notifications, such as messages, calls, events or processing status.

  • Page 28: Access Applications

    To change the order of the panels, tap and hold the ● thumbnail of a panel and drag it to the location you want. When you are finished, press [ Access applications To access your device’s applications, Applications to access the application In Idle mode, select list.

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    › Organise applications You can organise applications in the application list by changing their order or grouping them into categories. You can organise applications only in Customizable grid mode. → View Type → In the application list, press [ Customizable grid to switch to Customizable grid mode (if necessary).

  • Page 30: Access Recent Applications

    To change the order of the main menu screens, In the application list, 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. › Access recent applications Press and hold the Home key to open the list of applications you have accessed recently.

  • Page 31: Customise Your Device

    Select a wallpaper for the idle screen → Wallpaper → In Idle mode, press [ an option. Select an image. Save or Set wallpaper. Select Samsung is not responsible for any use of default images or wallpapers provided on your device. Getting started...

  • Page 32: Adjust The Brightness Of The Display

    If you forget your unlock code, bring your device to a ● Samsung Service Centre to reset it. Samsung is not responsible for any loss of security ● codes or private information or other damages caused by illegal software.

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    Set an unlock PIN code Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Security → Screen lock → PIN. Continue. Enter a new PIN (numeric) and select Enter the PIN again and select Set an unlock password Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

  • Page 34: Activate The Find My Mobile Feature

    Find my mobile feature will automatically send the contact number to specified recipients to help you locate and recover your device. To use this feature, you need a Samsung account for controlling the device from the web remotely. Settings...

  • Page 35: Enter Text

    You can also enter text with your voice. Select Google voice typing, and then select a language to use for the voice input feature. › Enter text using the Samsung IME keypad → Portrait keypad types and select a text input Select method.

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    Access the keypad settings; Change the keyboard type (tap and hold). Enter text by voice; This icon is available only when you activate the voice input feature for the Samsung IME keypad. This feature may be unavailable depending on the selected input language.

  • Page 37: Enter Text Using The Swype Keyboard

    › Enter text using the Swype keyboard Select the first character of a word and drag your finger to the second character without releasing the finger from the screen. Continue until you have finished the word. Release the finger on the last character. When the word displays correctly, select to insert a space.

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    You can also use the following keys: Number Function Change case. Access the keypad settings (tap and hold). Switch between Symbol/Number mode and ABC mode. Change the input language. Clear your input. Start a new line. Enter text by voice. This feature may be unavailable depending on the selected input language.

  • Page 39: Download Applications From Android Market

    › Copy and paste text While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste feature to use text in other applications. Tap and hold a passage of text. Drag or to select the text to be copied. Select to copy, or to cut the text onto the clipboard.

  • Page 40: Download Files From The Web

    › Install an application Market In Idle mode, open the application list and select (Play Shop). Accept when the terms and conditions appear. Select Search for a file or application and download it. › Uninstall an application → From the Android Market home screen, press [ Apps.

  • Page 41: Synchronise Data

    Synchronise data You can synchronise data with various web servers and back up or restore your data. Once the synchronisation is completed, your device stays connected to the web. If any change is made on the web, the updated information will appear on your device and will automatically begin synchronisation, and vice versa.

  • Page 42: Synchronise Data Manually

    › Synchronise data manually Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Accounts and sync. → Select an account. Sync now. Your device will start synchronising the Select data you set for synchronisation. Getting started...

  • Page 43: 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 and answer a call You can use the buttons or the touch screen when you make, accept, end or reject calls.

  • Page 44: Call An International Number, Use A Headset

    Answer a call When a call comes in, select and then drag your finger outside of the large circle. When the device is ringing, press the Volume key to mute the ringtone. End call. To end the call, select Reject a call When a call comes in, select and then drag your finger outside of the large circle.

  • Page 45: Use Options During A Voice Call

    › Use options during a voice call You can use the following options while a voice call is in progress: To adjust the voice volume, press the Volume key up or ● down. To place a call on hold, select .

  • Page 46: View And Dial Missed Calls

    › Use options during a video call You can use the following options while a video call is in progress: To switch between the front and rear camera lens, select ● Switch Camera. To turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot ●...

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    Set auto rejection Use auto rejection to reject calls from certain numbers automatically. To activate auto rejection and create auto reject lists, Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Call → Call rejection. Auto reject mode →...

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    Set call forwarding 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 49: Messaging

    › View call logs You can view logs of your calls filtered by their types. Phone In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Logs. → View by → Press [ an option to sort the call logs. From the call logs, you can make a call or send a message directly to a contact by quickly flicking the contact to the left or right.

  • Page 50: Send A Multimedia Message

    Add recipients of your message. Enter phone numbers manually, separating them with a ● semicolon or a comma. Select phone numbers from the lists by selecting ● Tap to enter message and enter your message Select text. → Insert smiley. To insert emoticons, press [ Send to send the message.

  • Page 51: Google Mail

    › View a text or multimedia message In Idle mode, open the application list and select Messaging. 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.

  • Page 52: Send An Email Message

    › Send an email message Google In Idle mode, open the application list and select Mail. Select Enter a name or address in the recipient field. Enter a subject and message. → Attach file → To attach an image file, press [ a file.

  • Page 53: Email

    › Organise email by labels You can organise your email by labelling your messages or adding stars to mark important messages. You can sort messages by label filter. Add a label to a message From the Inbox screen, tap and hold a message. Select Select a label to add and select Add a star to a message...

  • Page 54: View An Email Message

    When you are finished setting up the email account, the email messages are downloaded to your device. If you have created more than two accounts, you can switch between email accounts; Select the account name at the top of the screen and select one you want to retrieve messages from.

  • Page 55: Talk

    Email. In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Refresh to update the message list. Press [ Select an email message. From the message view, use the following options: To move to the next or previous message, select ●...

  • Page 56: Messenger, Google

    › Start a chat Talk. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select a friend from the friend list. The chat screen opens. Enter your message and select End chat. → To end the chat, press [ Messenger Learn to send and receive instant messages to friends and family with the Google+ messenger instant messaging service.

  • Page 57: Social Hub

    Social Hub ™ Learn to access Social Hub , the integrated communication application for Social Network Service (SNS), email, messages, instant messages, contacts or calendar information. Visit socialhub.samsungapps.com for more details. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Social In Idle mode, open the application list and select Hub.

  • Page 58: Entertainment, Camera

    Entertainment Camera Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You can take photos at resolutions up to 3264 x 2448 pixels (8 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 pixels. The camera automatically turns off when you do not ●...

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    Number Function Change the camera settings. Open the image viewer to view photos you captured. Use camera shortcuts. : Change the flash setting. ● : Switch between the front and rear ● camera lenses. You can add or remove shortcuts to frequently used options.

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    After taking photos, select the image viewer icon to view the taken photos. To view more photos, scroll left or right. ● To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and ● spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to zoom out) or double-tap the screen.

  • Page 61: Capture A Photo In Self Shot Mode, Capture A Beauty Photo

    › Capture a photo in Self shot mode You can take photos of yourself conveniently using the front camera lens. Camera In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the camera. → Self portrait. Select Make any necessary adjustments. Select to take a photo.

  • Page 62: Capture A Panoramic Photo, Capture A Photo Of Action

    › Capture a panoramic photo You can take wide panoramic photos using Panorama shooting mode. This mode is convenient for photographing landscapes. Camera In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the camera. → Shooting mode →...

  • Page 63: Capture A Photo In Cartoon Mode, Customise Camera Settings

    › Capture a photo in Cartoon mode You can take photos with cartoon effects. Camera In Idle mode, open the application list and select to turn on the camera. → Shooting mode → Cartoon. Select Make any necessary adjustments. Select to take a photo.

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    Option Function Apply a special effect, such as sepia or Effects black and white tones. Resolution Change the resolution option. Adjust the colour balance according to White balance lighting conditions. Adjust the sensitivity of the camera imaging sensor. Metering Select a type of exposure metre. Outdoor Activate Outdoor visibility to select an visibility...

  • Page 65: Record A Video

    › Record a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera to turn on the camera. Drag the slider to the camcorder to switch to the camcorder. Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary adjustments.

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    Number Function Check the camcorder status. : Length of video that can be ● recorded (according to available memory) : Default storage location ● Switch to the camera. Record a video. Press the Volume key to zoom in or out. You can also tap the screen with two fingers and spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to zoom out).

  • Page 67: Customise Camcorder Settings

    › Customise camcorder settings Before recording a video, select to access the following options: Option Function Edit shortcuts Edit shortcuts to frequently used options. Change the flash setting; You can Flash manually turn the flash on or off. Recording Change the recording mode. mode Exposure value Adjust the exposure value.

  • Page 68: Video Player

    › Edit the shortcut icons You can add or remove shortcuts to frequently used options. Edit shortcuts or → From the preview screen, press [ → Edit shortcuts. select Tap and hold an icon from the option list and drag it to the shortcut area.

  • Page 69: Gallery

    Icon Function Pause playback; Select to resume playback. Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and hold). Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound system when a headset is connected. Adjust the volume. Gallery Learn to view photos and play videos saved in your device’s memory and memory card.

  • Page 70: View A Photo

    Copy : Copy a photo file. Print : Print a photo using a WLAN or USB connection. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. Edit : Edit the photo. p. 71 ►  Crop : Crop an image from a photo.

  • Page 71: Photo Editor

    Rotate left : Rotate a photo anti-clockwise. Rotate right : Rotate a photo clockwise. Slideshow : Start a slideshow in the selected folder. Rename : Rename a photo file. Details : View photo details. › Play a video In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery. Select a video (with the icon) to play.

  • Page 72: Video Maker

    Select to apply a colour effect, or select to apply a filter effect. To use additional tools, such as copying and warping, select Select a variation of the effect to apply. Adjust the image as desired (if necessary) and select Done.

  • Page 73: Trim A Segment Of A Video

    Select an appropriate icon on the left pane of the screen to add media files. Tap and hold a file and then drag it to the bottom pane of the screen and select Done. To add more files, repeat step 6. ●...

  • Page 74: Music

    › Split a video Launch the video editor and add media files. Select Drag an image or video to the red line. Move to the point where you want to divide the file into two clips and select Save the edited video. ›...

  • Page 75: Play Music

    Add music files to your device Start by transferring files to your device or memory card: Download from the wireless web. p. 89 ► ● Download from a PC with Samsung Kies. p. 114 ► ● Receive via Bluetooth. p. 105 ►...

  • Page 76: Create A Playlist

    › Create a playlist Music. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Playlists. Select → Create. Press [ Save. Enter a title for your new playlist and select Add music. Select Add. Select the files you want to include and select During playback, you can add files to a playlist by pressing →...

  • Page 77: Music Hub, Fm Radio

    Option Function Display an animated visualisation Visualisation during playback. Lyrics Set to display lyrics during playback. Set the music player to turn off Music auto off automatically after a specific period of time. Music Hub You can access the online music store, and search for and buy your favourite songs.

  • Page 78: Listen To The Fm Radio

    › Listen to the FM radio Plug a headset into the device. In Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically. The first time you turn on the FM radio, it will start automatic tuning.

  • Page 79: 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 Idle mode, open the application list and select radio. → Scan → Press [ a scanning option. The FM radio scans and saves available stations automatically. Select the radio station you want from the all station list and press [ ] to return to the FM radio screen.

  • Page 80: Game Hub

    Adjust the following settings to customise your FM radio: Option Function Set whether or not to run the FM radio in the background while using other Background applications. If this feature is on, you playing can control the FM radio from the shortcuts panel.

  • Page 81: Personal Information, Contacts

    Personal information Contacts Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts. You can save names, mobile phone numbers, home phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for your contacts. › Create a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts.

  • Page 82: Find A Contact

    › Find a contact In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. Scroll up or down on the contact list. You can also drag your finger along the index on the right side to quickly scroll through the list. Select a contact’s name.

  • Page 83: Create A Group Of Contacts, Copy Contacts

    Enter your own personal details. Select You can send your namecard by attaching it to a message or email or transferring it via the Bluetooth wireless feature. › Create a group of contacts By creating groups of contacts, you can manage multiple contacts and send messages or email to an entire group.

  • Page 84: Import Or Export Contacts

    To copy contacts from your device to the SIM or USIM card, In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts. Import/Export Export to SIM card. → → Press [ → Select contacts to copy and select › Import or export contacts You can import or export files (in vcf format) to or from your device’s USB storage or a memory card.

  • Page 85: Calendar

    Calendar Learn to create and manage daily, weekly or monthly events, and set alarms to remind yourself of important events. › Create an event In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calendar. Tap to create event or press [ →...

  • Page 86: Task

    › Stop an event alarm If you set an alarm for a calendar event, the event alarm icon will appear at the specified time. Open the shortcuts panel from the top of the screen. Select the event notification. Select an event to view more details. To snooze the event alarm, select the check box next to the event and select Snooze.

  • Page 87: Memo

    Change the colour of the memo. Lock the memo. Print the memo using a WLAN or USB connection. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. → You can send the memo to others by pressing [ Send →...

  • Page 88: Voice Recorder

    Voice recorder Learn to operate your device’s voice recorder. › Record a voice memo Voice In Idle mode, open the application list and select recorder. Record to start recording. Select Speak into the microphone. Stop. When you are finished, select Your memo is saved automatically.

  • Page 89: 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. For details, contact your service provider.

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    To view the download history, press [ ● To print the current web page or screen via a connected ● → Print. Your device is compatible only printer, press [ with Samsung printers. Settings. → To customise the browser settings, press [ ●...

  • Page 91: Search For Information By Voice, Bookmark Your Favourite Web Pages

    › Search for information by voice This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Internet. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select the URL input field. Select and say a keyword into your device’s microphone.

  • Page 92: Maps

    To send the web address (URL) of the web page to others, ● select Share link. To copy the web address (URL) of the web page, select ● Copy link URL. Delete bookmark. To delete the bookmark, select ● To use the web page as your homepage of the browser, ●...

  • Page 93: Get Directions To A Specific Destination

    Enter a keyword for the location and select To search for a location by voice, select . Select the location you want to view details. To view a list of all results for your search, select ● RESULTS LIST. To view your current location, select ●...

  • Page 94: Latitude, Places

    Latitude Learn to share your location with your friends and view ™ friends’ locations via Google Latitude Latitude. In Idle mode, open the application list and select The device automatically joins Latitude. Select from Contacts or Add via email → Select address.

  • Page 95: Navigation, Search

    Navigation Learn to use the GPS navigation system to find and show your destination with voice guidance. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Navigation. If you are launching this application for the first time, select Accept.

  • Page 96: Youtube

    YouTube Learn to view and share videos via YouTube. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. › Watch videos In Idle mode, open the application list and select YouTube. Select a video from the list. Rotate the device to landscape view.

  • Page 97: Samsung Apps

    Upload. Enter details of the upload and select Samsung Apps Samsung Apps allows you to simply and easily download an abundance of applications directly to your device. Featuring a wealth of games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, health related applications and more, Samsung Apps gives you instant access to a huge choice of mobile experience.

  • Page 98: Market, Readers Hub

    Market You can download games, ringtones, or other applications from the Android Market. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Market In Idle mode, open the application list and select (Play Shop). Search for a file and download it to the device. p.

  • Page 99: News & Weather

    News & Weather Learn to view the weather information and read top news and other news articles. › View the weather information News & In Idle mode, open the application list and select Weather. WEATHER at the top of the screen. Select Your device searches for your current location and displays the weather information.

  • Page 100: App Shop, Backup, Games

    App Shop You can check and download applications from the Orange App Shop. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Shop. Search for a file and download it to the device. Backup You can back up your contacts to your Orange account and restore them when needed.

  • Page 101: Orange Maps, Orange Wednesdays, Ringtones

    Orange Maps You can search for streets or places, find where you are, and get directions to specified destinations. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Maps In Idle mode, open the application list and select Find a place, drive or walk with the map, or get traffic and local information.

  • Page 102: Weather, Your Orange

    Weather You can get the latest weather updates in your location or another region from Orange Weather. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Weather. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Your Orange You can quickly check your account balance, be informed about promotions from Orange’s partners, discover Orange applications, and get help information.

  • Page 103: 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 104: Send Data Using The Bluetooth Wireless Feature

    › Find and pair with other Bluetooth-enabled devices Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Bluetooth Scan 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 OK. Alternatively, select Accept to match the PIN between your device and the device.

  • Page 105: Wi-fi

    › Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless feature Settings → Bluetooth and In the application list, select then select the check box next to your device. To select the length of time that your device will be → Visible time-out. visible, press [ When prompted, enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature and select OK.

  • Page 106: Activate The Wlan Feature, Add A Wlan Manually

    › Activate the WLAN feature In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings, and then select OFF next to Wi-Fi. An active WLAN running in the background will consume battery power. To preserve battery power, activate the WLAN only when needed. ›...

  • Page 107

    › Connect to a WLAN AP using a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Using WPS, you can connect to a secured network. To connect to a Wi-Fi AP with a WPS button, Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select →...

  • Page 108: Wi-fi Direct

    › Set the static IP settings Settings In Idle mode, open the application list and select Wi-Fi. → Show Select a network, and select the check box next to advanced options. IP settings drop-down menu. Select the Static. Select Change the IP settings for the access point such as IP address, Network prefix length, Gateway, DNS.

  • Page 109: Allshare

    › Send data via a WLAN Select a file or item, such as a memo, media file, or web address, from an appropriate application or My files. Select an option for sending data via a WLAN. The method for selecting an option may vary by data type.

  • Page 110

    Adjust the following settings to customise the DLNA feature: Option Function Enter a name for your device as a Device name media server. Turn on video sharing with other Share videos DLNA-enabled devices. Turn on image sharing with other Share photos DLNA-enabled devices.

  • Page 111: Mobile Network Sharing

    › Play files of one device on the other device AllShare. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Remote device. Select Your device automatically searches for DLNA-enabled devices. Select a device as the media server—the one that contains media files. Select a media category and a file.

  • Page 112: Share Your Device's Mobile Network Via Usb

    Option Function View or edit the network key to Password prevent unauthorised access to the network. Save. When you are finished, select From another device, locate your device’s name in the available connection list and connect to the network. Your device shares the mobile network connection on the other device.

  • Page 113

    Bluetooth tethering to activate the Bluetooth Select tethering feature. On another device, find and pair with your device. Ensure that you have activated the Bluetooth feature and the visibility setting. Your device is equipped with a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. Learn to activate location services. To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the following conditions: between buildings, in tunnels or underground passages, or...

  • Page 114: Pc Connections

    Learn to connect your device to a PC with a PC data cable in USB connection modes. By connecting the device to a PC, you can synchronise files with Windows Media Player, transfer data to and from your device directly and use the Samsung Kies program. ›...

  • Page 115: Synchronise With Windows Media Player, Connect As A Mass Storage Device

    › Synchronise with Windows Media Player Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your PC. Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on your device to a PC with Windows Media Player installed. When connected, a pop-up window will appear on the PC. Open Windows Media Player to synchronise music files.

  • Page 116: Vpn Connections

    Open the folder to view files. Copy files from the PC to your device. Turn off USB storage. When you are finished, select To disconnect the device from the PC, click the USB device icon on the Windows task bar and click the option to safely remove the mass storage device.

  • Page 117

    Option Function Name Enter a name of the VPN server. Type Select a VPN type. Server address Enter the IP address of the VPN server. L2TP secret Set to use the L2TP secret password. IPSec identifier Enter a user name. IPSec pre- Enter a pre-shared key.

  • Page 118: Tools, Clock

    Tools Clock Learn to set and control alarms, and world clocks. You can also use the stopwatch and the desk clock. › Set a new alarm Clock → In Idle mode, open the application list and select Alarm. Create alarm or press [ →...

  • Page 119: Create A World Clock, Use The Stopwatch

    › Create a world clock Clock → In Idle mode, open the application list and select World clock. Add city or press [ → Add. Select Enter a city name or select one from the city list. To select a city in the world map view, select To add more world clocks, repeat steps 2-3.

  • Page 120

    › Use the desk clock The desk clock displays the current time and date, and weather. Clock → In Idle mode, open the application list and select Desk clock. Select to view the desk clock on the full screen. → Settings.

  • Page 121: Calculator, Downloads

    Calculator Learn to perform mathematical calculations directly on your device like a typical hand-held or desktop calculator. › Perform the calculation In Idle mode, open the application list and select Calculator. Use the keys that correspond to the calculator display to perform basic mathematical operations.

  • Page 122: Kies Air

    Kies air Kies air allows you to connect your device to another device via a WLAN. From a browser, you can view and control media files, contacts, messages, and any other data saved on your device. › Customise Kies air settings Kies air.

  • Page 123: Mini Diary

    Allow (if necessary). Select When connected, you will see your device data on the other device. Stop. To end the connection, select Mini diary Learn to keep a photo diary. › Create a Mini diary Mini In Idle mode, open the application list and select diary.

  • Page 124: My Files, Polaris Office

    My files Learn to quickly and easily access all of your images, videos, music, sound clips, and other types of files stored in your device and memory card. My files. In Idle mode, open the application list and select → Select a folder a file.

  • Page 125: Open A Document

    To send a file to others, press [ ● → Print. Your device is To print the file, press [ ● compatible only with some Samsung printers. To read the document via the text-to-speech feature, ● → Text to speech. press [ To customise the settings for displaying or managing ●...

  • Page 126: Signal Boost, Task Manager

    › Manage documents online Polaris In Idle mode, open the application list and select Office. Web files → Box.net. Select Enter your email address and password to access your account, and then select Add. View and manage your documents on the server as desired.

  • Page 127: Voice Command, Voice Talk

    Storage : View the used and available memory on your ● device and memory card. Help : View help information about extending battery ● life. Voice command 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.

  • Page 128: Settings, Access The Settings Menu, Wi-fi, Bluetooth, Data Usage, More

    Settings Access the Settings menu Settings. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Select a setting category and select an option. Wi-Fi Turn the WLAN feature on or off. p. 106 ► Bluetooth Turn the Bluetooth wireless feature on or off. p.

  • Page 129: Usb Utilities, Tethering And Portable Hotspot

    › Kies via Wi-Fi Connect your device to Samsung Kies via a WLAN. › USB utilities Connect your device to a PC as a mass storage. p. 115 ► › Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs). p. 116 ►...

  • Page 130: Call

    › Mobile networks Use packet data : Set to allow packet switched data ● networks for network services. Data roaming : Set the device to connect another network ● when you are roaming or your home network is not available. Access Point Names : Set up access point names (APNs).

  • Page 131: Additional Settings

    Automatic answering : Set to answer automatically after a specified period (available only when a headset is connected). The power key ends calls : Set the device to end a call when you press the Power/Lock key. Turn on proximity sensor: Set to turn on the proximity ●...

  • Page 132: Sound, Display

    Sound Change the settings for various sounds on your device. Volumes : Adjust the volume level for call ringtones, media ● sound, device system sound, and notification ringtones. Vibration intensity : Adjust the vibration intensity. ● Silent mode : Activate Silent mode to make your device ●...

  • Page 133: Horizontal Calibration

    Weather settings : Customise the settings for the weather ● information. Clock and weather position : Select the location of the ● clock and the weather information on the locked screen. Brightness : Set the brightness of the display. ● Screen mode : Select a display mode.

  • Page 134: Power Saving, Storage

    Power saving System power saving mode : Activate Power saving mode ● to limit some system resource usage. Custom power saving mode : Set to activate Power saving ● mode according to your custom settings. Custom power saving mode settings ●...

  • Page 135: Battery, Applications, Accounts And Sync, Location Services

    Battery View the amount of power consumed by your device. Applications View and manage the applications on your device. Accounts and sync Change the settings for the auto sync feature or manage accounts for synchronisation. Location services Change the settings for GPS functionality. Google’s location service : Set to use WLAN and/or mobile ●...

  • Page 136: Security

    Security Change the settings for securing your device and the SIM or USIM card. Screen lock : Set how to unlock the screen. ● None : Disable the screen lock. Slide : Set to use the screen lock without a PIN, password, pattern, or face detection.

  • Page 137

    Remote controls : Set to control a lost device remotely via ● the web. This feature will be activated automatically when you sign in to both Samsung and Google accounts. SamsungDive web page : Access the SamsungDive ● website to register your Samsung account.

  • Page 138: Language And Input

    : Set to prevent the device from ● recognising offensive words in voice inputs. › Samsung IME To change the Samsung IME keypad settings, select . Portrait keypad types : Select the default input method, ● such as the QWERTY keyboard, 3x4 keypad, or handwriting screen.

  • Page 139

    Auto-full stop : Set the device to insert a full stop when you ● double-tap the space bar. Tutorial : Learn how to enter text with the Samsung IME ● keypad. › Swype To change the Swype keypad settings, select .

  • Page 140: Voice Recognizer, Voice Search

    Block offensive words : Hide offensive words your device ● recognised from voice search results. For the Samsung voice recognition, use the following options: Language : Select a language for the voice recognition. ● Web search engine : Select a web search engine.

  • Page 141

    Use location : Set to use your location information for voice ● search results. Hide offensive words : Hide offensive words your device ● recognised from voice search results. Auto-punctuation : Set to automatically insert punctuation ● marks when needed. Listen over Bluetooth : Set to recognise your voice ●...

  • Page 142: Back Up And Reset, Dock

    › Pointer speed Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad connected to your device. Back up and reset Change the settings for managing your settings and data. Back up my data : Set to back up your settings and ●...

  • Page 143: Date And Time, Accessibility

    Date and time Access and alter the following settings to control how time and date are displayed on your device: Automatic date and time : Automatically update the time ● when you set a time zone. Automatic time zone : Automatically update the time ●...

  • Page 144: Motion, Developer Options

    Motion Change the settings that control motion recognition on your device. Motion activation : Set to use motion recognition. ● Tilt to zoom : Set to zoom in or out while viewing images in ● Gallery or browsing web pages when you tap and hold two points with your fingers and then tilt the device back and forth.

  • Page 145: About Phone

    Strict mode enabled : Set the device to flash the screen ● when applications perform long operations. Pointer location : Set to show the coordinates and traces of ● the pointer when you touch the screen. Show touches : Set to show the pointer when you touch ●...

  • Page 146: 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, you Password must enter the password you set for the device.

  • Page 147: Calls Are Being Dropped

    If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your ● local Samsung Service Centre. Your device freezes or has fatal errors If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Power/Lock key for 8-10 seconds.

  • Page 148: Audio Quality Is Poor

    Outgoing calls are not connected Ensure that you have pressed the Dial key. ● Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network. ● Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone ● number you are dialling. Incoming calls are not connected Ensure that your device is turned on.

  • Page 149

    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 150: 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 151: 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 152: 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 153

    •  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 154

    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 155

    •  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 156

    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 157: Protect Your Hearing

    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 158

    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 159

    The Declaration of Conformity statement at the back of this manual demonstrates your device’s compliance with the European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the Samsung website. Safety precautions...

  • Page 160: 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 161

    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 162: Index

    Index access codes 146 using headset 44 using options during alarms voice 45 creating 118 viewing missed 46 deactivating 118 waiting 48 stopping 118 call waiting 48 AllShare 109 camera auto rejection 47 capturing photos 58 battery customising camcorder 68 charging 13 customising camera 63 installing 12...

  • Page 163

    75 Google Talk 55 news & weather 99 idle screen adding items 26 PC connections adding panels 27 mass storage 115 Samsung Kies 114 instant messenger 57 Windows Media Player 115 internet phonebook see web browser creating contacts 81 Index...

  • Page 164

    70 synchronisation PIN lock 33 with web accounts 41 Polaris Office 124 with Windows Media readers hub 98 Player 115 Samsung Apps 97 task manager 126 Samsung Kies 114 tasks creating 86 settings viewing 86 about phone 145 text input 35...

  • Page 165

    unpack 11 world clock 119 USIM card YouTube installing 12 uploading videos 96 locking 33 watching videos 96 video calls answering 44 making 43 using options 46 video player 68, 71 videos playing 68, 71 recording 65 voice calls answering 44 making 43 using options 45 voice command 127...

  • Page 166

    (name and signature of authorised person) * 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 167

    Samsung website (www.samsung.com/kies) and install it on your PC. Using a PC data cable, connect your device to your Double-click the Samsung Kies icon on your PC to launch Samsung Kies. Refer to the Kies help for more information. English. 06/2012. Rev. 1.1...

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Gt-i9100/m16, Gt-i9100p, Galaxy s ii gt-i9100

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    I just need to know where task manager is on my Mobile and I can find nothing ton tell me