Samsung gt-i8190n mobile phone quick start guide (32 pages)
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GT-I8190 Quick Start Guide You can access the full user manual for more information. To learn to access the user manual, see “Viewing the user manual” in this quick start guide. www.samsung.com...
RF exposure requirements. This device provides high quality mobile communication and entertainment using Samsung’s high standards and technological expertise. • Content may differ from the final product, or from software provided by service providers or carriers, and is subject to change without prior notice.
• Other accessories may not be compatible with your device. • Samsung is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by edited registry settings or modified operating system software. Attempting to customise the operating system may cause your...
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Getting started Device layout Front camera Earpiece Proximity sensor Power button Touch screen Home button Menu button Back button Microphone Multipurpose jack...
Getting started Headset jack GPS antenna Speaker Flash Rear camera Volume button Back cover Main antenna Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity problems or drain the battery.
Getting started Buttons Button Function • Press and hold to turn the device on or off. • Press and hold for 8-10 seconds to reset the device if it has fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes. Power • Press to lock or unlock the device. The device goes into lock mode when the touch screen turns off.
Getting started Installing the SIM or USIM card and battery Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider, and the included battery. Remove the back cover. Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the back cover. Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold- coloured contacts facing downwards.
Getting started Insert the battery. Replace the back cover.
Before using the device for the first time or when the battery has been unused for extended periods, you must charge the battery. Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device.
Getting started After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the device, and then unplug it from the electric socket. Do not remove the battery before removing the charger. This may damage the device. To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use.
Getting started Turning the device on and off When turning on the device for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device. Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds to turn the device on and off.
Basics Notifications Notification icons appear on the status bar to report missed calls, new messages, calendar events, device status, and more. Open the notifications panel, and then view your device’s current status and use available options. Drag down from the status bar to open the notifications panel.
Basics Making or answering a call Use call functions, such as making and answering calls, using options available during a call, or customising and using call-related features. Making a call Enter the number using the keypad, and then tap . Answering a call When a call comes in, drag outside the circle.
Basics Using applications The Applications screen displays icons for all applications, including any new applications installed. Open the Applications screen and select an application icon to open it. Tap to close applications. Connecting to the Internet Connect to the Internet by using the Wi-Fi feature or cellular data network.
Home screen. The user manual may not be available depending on the web browser or service provider. From your computer Access www.samsung.com and then search for the user manual by the model name of your device.
Safety information This safety information contains content for mobile devices. Some content may be not applicable to your device. To prevent injury to yourself and others or damage to your device, read the safety information about your device before using the device. Warning: Prevent electric shock, fire, and explosion Do not use damaged power cords or plugs, or loose electrical...
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion battery, contact your nearest authorised service centre. Handle and dispose of the device and charger with care • Use only Samsung-approved battery and charger specifically designed for your device. Incompatible battery and charger can cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
Safety information Caution: Follow all safety warnings and regulations when using your device in restricted areas Do not use your device near other electronic devices Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals. Your device may interfere with other electronic devices. Do not use your device near a pacemaker • Avoid using your device within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker, if possible, as your device can interfere with the pacemaker.
Safety information • Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in potentially explosive environments. • Do not use your device at refuelling points (petrol stations), near fuels or chemicals, or in blasting areas. • Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or accessories.
Safety information • 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.
Safety information • Liquids will change the colour of the label that indicates water damage inside the device. Water damage to your device can void your manufacturer’s warranty. Do not use or store your device in areas with high concentrations of dust or airborne materials Dust or foreign materials can cause your device to malfunction and may result in fire or electric shock.
Safety information • Do not use carrying cases or accessories with magnetic closures or allow your device to come into contact with magnetic fields for extended periods of time. Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot cooking equipment, or high pressure containers • The battery may leak.
• Using generic battery or charger 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 the device or the battery • Doing so may damage the device or cause an explosion.
Safety information When using the device: • Hold the device upright, as you would with a traditional phone. • Speak directly into the microphone. • Do not touch the device’s internal antenna. Doing so may result in reduced call quality or cause the device to emit unintended levels of radio frequency (RF) energy.
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...
Keep your personal and important data safe • While using your device, be sure to back up important data. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of any data. • When disposing of your device, back up all data and then reset...
Safety information • Carefully read the permissions screen when downloading applications. Be particularly cautious with applications that have access to many functions or to a significant amount of your personal information. • Check your accounts regularly for unapproved or suspicious use.
For more information, visit www.samsung.com/sar and search for your device with the model number.
Safety information Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in 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. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to...
Safety information Correct disposal of batteries in this product (Applicable in countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with other household waste. Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC Directive 2006/66.
TIMELINESS, LEGALITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT OR SERVICE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS DEVICE AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL SAMSUNG BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ATTORNEY FEES, EXPENSES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES...
(Place and date of issue) (Name and signature of authorized person) * This 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...
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