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    GT-I9300 user manual...

  • Page 2: Using This Manual

    ● or from software provided by service providers or carriers, and are subject to change without prior notice. Access the Samsung website ( www.samsung.com ) for the latest version of the manual. Available features and additional services may vary by ●...

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    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 users. You may incur additional charges for data services, such as ●...

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    No part of this manual may be reproduced, distributed, translated, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or storing in any information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of Samsung Electronics. Using this manual...

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    ABOUT DIVX VIDEO ® DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation. This is an official DivX ® device that plays DivX video. Visit www.divx.com Certified for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX videos.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling ............11 Unpack ....................11 Device layout ..................12 Keys ......................14 Insert the SIM or USIM card and the battery ......15 Charge the battery ................17 Insert a memory card (optional) ..........21 Getting started ..........23 Turn on or off your device ............

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Latitude ....................108 Maps ....................108 More Services .................. 110 Navigation ..................110 Local ..................... 111 Play Store ................... 111 Samsung Apps ................112 S Suggest ................... 113 YouTube ..................... 113 Voice Search ..................115 Video Hub ..................115 Contents...

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    Connectivity ............. 116 USB connections ................116 Wi-Fi ..................... 118 Wi-Fi Direct ..................120 AllShare Cast ..................122 AllShare Play ..................123 Mobile network sharing .............. 126 Bluetooth ................... 128 GPS ....................... 130 VPN connections ................131 Tools ..............134 Calculator ..................

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    Blocking mode ................148 Sound ....................148 Display ....................149 Storage ....................150 Power saving ..................151 Battery ....................151 Applications manager ..............151 Location services ................151 Lock screen ..................152 Security ....................153 Language and input ..............155 Back up and reset ................

  • Page 11: 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 12: Device Layout

    Device layout › Front view Number Function Service light Earpiece Volume key Home key Option key Multifunction jack Front camera lens Proximity/Light sensor Touch screen Back key Microphone Assembling...

  • Page 13: Rear View

    › Rear view Number Function Microphone GPS antenna Flash Power/Reset/Lock key Rear camera lens Headset jack Speaker Back cover Main antenna 1. Active only when you use the speakerphone feature or record videos. 2. Do not touch or cover the area around the antenna with your hands or other objects while using the GPS functions.

  • Page 14: Keys

    Keys Function Turn on the device (press and hold); Access the device options (press Power/ and hold); Reset the device (press Reset and hold for 8-10 seconds); Turn off Lock and lock the touch screen or turn it Open the list of options available on the current screen;...

  • Page 15: Insert The Sim Or Usim Card And The Battery

    Insert the SIM or USIM card and the 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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    Do not insert a memory card into the SIM card slot. If the memory card becomes lodged in the SIM card slot, you must take your device to a Samsung Service Centre to have the memory card removed. Insert the battery.

  • Page 17: Charge The Battery

    You can charge the battery with a travel adapter or by connecting the device to a computer with a USB cable. Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables. Unapproved chargers or cables may cause batteries to explode or damage your device.

  • Page 18: Charge With A Travel Adapter

    The device may heat up while charging. This is ● normal and should not affect your device’s lifespan or performance. If your device is not charging properly, take your ● device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre. Assembling...

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    When the battery is fully charged, first unplug the travel adapter from the device, and then from the electrical socket. Do not remove the battery while the device is connected to the travel adapter. Doing so may damage the device. To save energy, unplug the travel adapter when not in use.

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    › Charge with a USB cable Before charging, ensure that your computer is turned on. Plug the small end (micro-USB) of the USB cable into the multifunction jack. Plug the large end of the USB cable into a USB port on a computer.

  • Page 21: Insert A Memory Card (optional)

    64 GB. Depending on the memory card manufacturer and type, some memory cards may not be compatible with your device. 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.

  • Page 22: Remove A Memory Card, Format A Memory Card

    Push the memory card into the memory card slot until it locks in place. Replace the back cover. › Remove a memory card Ensure that the device is not currently accessing the memory card. Settings → Storage → In the application list, select Unmount SD card →...

  • Page 23: Getting Started, Turn On Or Off Your Device

    Getting started Turn on or off your device Press and hold the Power key. Enter the PIN supplied with your SIM or USIM card and select OK (if necessary). If you are turning on your device for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device.

  • 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 for using the touch screen. Do not press the touch screen with your fingertips, ● or use sharp tools on the touch screen. Doing so may damage the touch screen or cause it to malfunction.

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    Control your touch screen with the following actions: Touch once to select or launch a menu, option, or application. Tap and hold Tap an item and hold it for more than 2 seconds. Drag Tap an item and move it to a new location.

  • Page 26: Use Motions

    Flick Briskly scroll up, down, left, or right to move through lists or screens. Pinch Place two of your fingers far apart, and then pinch them together. Your device turns off the touch screen when you do ● not use it for a specified period. To turn on the screen, press the Power key or the Home key.

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    Excessive shaking or impact the device may result in unintended inputs. To learn how to control motions properly, in the application list, select Settings → Motion → Learn about motions. p. 160 ► Pick up Pick up the device after not using it for a while or when the screen has turned off.

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    Pan to move While holding an item, slide the device to the left or right to move the item to another page on the Home screen or the application list. Pan to browse When an image is zoomed in, tap and hold a point on the screen, and then slide the device in any direction to scroll through the...

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    Double-tap Double-tap the device to move to the top of a list of contacts or email messages. Turn over Place the device face down to mute ringtones, pause media playback, or mute the FM radio. Hand sweep Sweep your hand to the left or right across the screen to capture a screenshot.

  • Page 30: Lock Or Unlock The Touch Screen And The Keys

    Rotate While the screen is locked, tap and hold the screen, and then rotate the device to the landscape view to launch the camera (when the camera shortcut is activated). p. 152 ► Lock or unlock the touch screen and the keys When you do not use the device for a specified period, your device turns off the touch screen and locks the touch screen...

  • Page 31: Get To Know The Home Screen

    Get to know the Home screen From the Home screen, you can view your device’s status and access applications. The Home screen has multiple panels. Scroll left or right to view the panels on the Home screen. You can also select one of the dots at the bottom of the screen to move directly to the corresponding panel.

  • Page 32: Use The Notifications Panel

    Icon Definition Missed call Connected to computer No SIM or USIM card New message Alarm activated Roaming (outside of service area) Silent mode activated (vibrate) Silent mode activated (mute) Flight mode activated Error occurred or caution required Battery power level ›...

  • Page 33: Change The Home Screen Mode, Move An Item On The Home Screen

    Power saving : Activate or deactivate Power saving mode. ● Blocking mode : Activate or deactivate Blocking mode. In ● Blocking mode, your device will block all notifications. Mobile data : Activate or deactivate the data connection. ● Bluetooth : Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth feature. ●...

  • Page 34: Remove An Item From The Home Screen

    › Remove an item from the Home screen Tap and hold an item, and then drag it to the rubbish bin. › Customise the quick access panel You can customise the quick access panel at the bottom of the Home screen by adding or removing application shortcuts.

  • Page 35: Use Widgets

    To set the main panel of the Home screen, select ● To change the order of panels, tap and hold the panel’s ● thumbnail image, and then drag it to a new location. Press the Back key to return to the previous screen. ›...

  • Page 36: Access Applications

    Access applications Launch applications and take full advantage of features on your device. You can reorganise the application list to match your preferences, or download applications from the Internet to enhance your device’s functionality. Apps to access the On the Home screen, select application list.

  • Page 37: Download An Application, Uninstall An Application

    In the application list, select Search for an application and download it to the device. You can also download various applications from Play Store, Samsung Apps, and S Suggest. › Uninstall an application In the application list, press the Option key and select Uninstall.

  • Page 38: Launch Multiple Applications, Customise Your Device

    › Access recently-used applications Press and hold the Home key to view the applications you have accessed recently. Select an application. Launch multiple applications Your device allows you to multitask by running multiple applications at the same time. To launch multiple applications, press the Home key while using an application.

  • Page 39: Change The Display Language

    › Change the display language Settings → Language and In the application list, select input Language. → Select a language. › Turn on or off the touch tones In the application list, select Settings → Sound → Touch sounds. › Adjust the device’s volume Press the Volume key up or down.

  • Page 40: Change The Display Font

    › Select a wallpaper for the Home screen Settings → Display → In the application list, select Wallpaper Home screen. → → Select an image folder an image. › Change the display font Settings → Display → Font In the application list, select style.

  • Page 41: Lock Your Device

    You can lock your device by activating the screen lock feature. If you forget your password, take your device to a ● Samsung Service Centre to reset it. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of passwords ● or private information, or other damages caused by illegal software.

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    Adjust the device to fit your face inside the figure. Continue. When your face is captured correctly, select Select Say a word or phrase to use as an unlock command 4 times. Done. Select Complete the setup of the secondary unlock PIN or pattern.

  • Page 43: Lock Your Sim Or Usim Card, Activate The Find My Mobile Feature

    Find my mobile feature will send the contact number to your specified recipients automatically, so that you can locate and recover your device. To use this feature, you must create a Samsung account for controlling the device remotely via the Internet. Getting started...

  • Page 44: Enter Text

    In the application list, select Change Alert. Sign in. Select To create a Samsung account, select Create new account. Enter the email address and password for your Samsung account, and then select Sign in. SIM Change Alert switch to the right.

  • Page 45: Enter Text With The Samsung Keypad

    To add input languages for voice recognition, select the → Add more languages. language › Enter text with the Samsung keypad From a text field, tap the indicator icons area and drag it downwards to open the notifications panel. Choose input method →...

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    Number Function Access the keypad settings; Tap and hold to switch to Handwriting mode, enter text by voice, or access the clipboard. Clear your input. Start a new line. Insert a full stop; Open the symbol panel (tap and hold). Insert a space.

  • Page 47: Copy And Paste Text

    › Copy and paste text From a text field, you can copy and paste text to another application. Tap and hold a passage of text. Drag or to select the text to be copied. Select to add the text to the clipboard. In another application, place the cursor at the point where the text will be inserted.

  • Page 48: 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. To prevent accidental inputs, turn on the proximity ● sensor to lock the touch screen when you hold the device near your face.

  • Page 49: Answer A Call, Reject A Call, Make An International Call, Use A Headset

    › Answer a call During an incoming call, select and then drag your finger outside of the large circle. To mute the ringtone, press the Volume key. End call to end the call. Select › Reject a call During an incoming call, select and then drag your finger outside of the large circle.

  • Page 50: Use Options During A Voice Call

    To place a call on hold or retrieve a held call, press and hold ● the headset button. To end a call, press the headset button. ● › Use options during a voice call You can use the following options during a voice call: The options available may vary depending on your region or service provider.

  • Page 51: Use Options During A Video Call

    To make a multiparty call (conference call), make or answer ● a second call, and then select Merge when connected to the second party. Repeat this to add more parties. You must subscribe to the multiparty call service to use this feature. To open the contact list, press the Option key and select ●...

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    To open the keypad, press the Option key and select ● Keypad. To converse with the other party via a Bluetooth headset, ● press the Option key and select Switch to headset. To deactivate the speakerphone feature, press the Option ●...

  • Page 53: Set Auto Rejection

    › Set auto rejection Use auto rejection to reject calls from specified numbers automatically. Phone. In the application list, select Call settings → Call Press the Option key and select rejection. Auto reject mode switch to the right. Drag the Auto reject mode →...

  • Page 54: Set Call Diverting, Set Call Barring

    Enable FDN. Select Enter the PIN2 supplied with your SIM or USIM card and select OK. FDN list and add contacts. Select › Set call diverting Call diverting is a network feature that sends incoming calls to a specified number. You can set this feature separately for several conditions.

  • Page 55: Set Call Waiting, Customise Call Settings

    › Set call waiting Call waiting is a network feature that alerts you to an incoming call while you are on another call. This feature is available only for voice calls. Phone. In the application list, select Call settings → Press the Option key and select Additional settings →...

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    Change the following options: Option Function Set to reject calls from specified phone numbers automatically. Call rejection You can add phone numbers to the auto reject list. Add or edit the message that will Set reject messages be sent when you reject a call. Ringtone and Select a ringtone to alert you to →...

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    Option Function Call answering/ → ending Set to end a call when you press power key ends the Power key. calls Auto screen off Set to turn on the proximity during calls sensor during a call. Accessory Set whether or not the device settings for call answers calls automatically after →...

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    Option Function Set the device to raise the Increase volume in ringtone volume when the device pocket is in an enclosed, such as a bag or pocket. Set to send incoming calls to a Call forwarding specified number. Additional settings Display your caller ID to other →...

  • Page 59: Messages

    Option Function Voicemail service Select a voicemail service provider. Enter the voicemail server number. You can obtain this Voicemail settings number from your service provider. Select a ringtone to alert you to Ringtone new voicemails. Set the device to vibrate when Vibrate voicemails are received.

  • Page 60: Send A Multimedia Message

    Add recipients: Enter phone numbers manually and separate them with ● a semicolon or a comma. Select phone numbers from your call, message, or ● contact lists by selecting . Select the text field and enter your message text. To insert emoticons, press the Option key and select Insert smiley.

  • Page 61: Google Mail

    › View a text or multimedia message Messaging. In the application list, select Your messages are grouped by contact as a message thread. Select a contact. Select a multimedia message to view more details. › Listen to a voicemail message If you have set your device to divert missed calls to the voicemail server, callers may leave voicemail messages when you miss calls.

  • Page 62: Send An Email Message

    › Send an email message Google Mail → In the application list, select Select the recipient field and enter an email address. Select the subject field and enter a subject. Select the text field and enter your email text. Attach file, and then Press the Option key and select attach a file.

  • Page 63: Email

    Mute. To hide the message, press the Option key and select ● → All mail from the To view hidden messages, select label list. To add the message to the spam list, press the Option key ● and select Report spam. To change the email settings, press the Option key and ●...

  • Page 64: View An Email Message

    › Send an email message Email → In the application list, select Add recipients: Enter email addresses manually and separate them with ● a semicolon or a comma. Select email addresses from your message or contact ● lists by selecting . Select the subject field and enter a subject.

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    Saved Email. To print the message via Wi-Fi or USB, press the Option key ● and select Print. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. To create a new message, press the Option key and select ● Compose.

  • Page 66: Talk

    Talk Learn to send and receive instant messages to friends and ™ family with the Google Talk instant messaging service. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. › Set your status Talk. In the application list, select Select a Google account.

  • Page 67: Chaton, Messenger

    Enter and send your message. To add more contacts to the conversation, press the ● Option key and select Add to chat. To switch between active conversations, scroll left or ● right. To use video chat, select ● To use voice chat, select ●...

  • Page 68: Google

    Google+ Learn to access Google’s social network service. You can create groups to send and receive instant messages and upload your photos. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Google+. In the application list, select If you are launching this application for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup.

  • Page 69: Entertainment, Camera

    Entertainment Camera Learn how to take and view photos and videos. The camera turns off automatically when you do not ● use it for a specified period. The memory capacity may differ depending on the ● scene or shooting conditions. ›...

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    Number Function Change the camera settings. View photos you have taken. Take a photo. Use camera shortcuts. : Change the effect mode. ● : Change the shooting mode. p. 72 ► ● : Change the flash setting: You can turn ●...

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    To send the photo to a person whose face is tagged in the ● photo, press the Option key and select Buddy photo share. To print the photo via Wi-Fi or USB, press the Option key ● and select Print. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. Entertainment...

  • Page 72: Change The Shooting Mode

    To change the name of a file, press the Option key and ● select Rename. To search for devices that have media sharing activated, ● press the Option key and select Scan for nearby devices. To view photo details, press the Option key and select ●...

  • Page 73: Customise Camera Settings

    Option Function Beauty Hide facial imperfections. Set the device to recognise people’s faces Smile shot and help you take photos of them when they smile. Cartoon Take photos with cartoon effects. › Customise camera settings Before taking a photo, select to access the following options: Option...

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    Option Function Resolution Select a resolution option. Adjust the colour balance according to the White balance lighting conditions. Adjust the sensitivity of the imaging sensor. Metering Select a type of exposure metering. Outdoor Set to improve the contrast of the display visibility in bright sunlight.

  • Page 75: Record A Video

    Option Function Set the camera to flip the image Save as flipped automatically when you take a photo with the front camera. Image quality Select a quality level for your photos. Select a memory location for saving Storage captured photos. Reset Reset camera settings.

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    Number Function Change the camcorder settings. View videos you have recorded. Record a video. Use camcorder shortcuts. : Change the effect mode. ● : Change the recording mode (for ● attaching to a multimedia message or for saving normally). : Change the flash setting. ●...

  • Page 77: Customise Camcorder Settings

    Select to start recording. To change the focus, tap where you want to focus. To ● focus on the centre of the screen, select To capture an image from the video while recording, ● select . This feature will not work when the anti-shake feature is activated.

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    Option Function Flash Change the flash setting. Change the recording mode (for attaching Recording to a multimedia message or for saving mode normally). Effects Apply a special effect. Adjust the exposure value to change the Exposure value brightness. Select the length of the delay before the Timer camcorder starts recording a video.

  • Page 79: Video Player

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

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    Control playback with the following keys: Number Function Scan forwards or backwards in the file by dragging or tapping the bar. Change the ratio of the video screen. Restart playback; Skip to the previous file (tap within 3 seconds); Scan backwards in the file (tap and hold).

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    During playback, press the Option key to access the following options: To search for devices that have media sharing activated, ● select Scan for nearby devices. Share via. To send the video to others or share it, select ● Chapter preview. To divide the video into segments, select ●...

  • Page 82: Gallery

    Option Function Colour tone Select a colour tone. Outdoor Set to improve the contrast of the visibility display in bright sunlight. Gallery Learn to view images and play videos saved in your device. Some file formats are not supported depending on ●...

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    To print the image via Wi-Fi or USB, press the Option key ● and select Print. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. To change the name of a file, press the Option key and ● select Rename.

  • Page 84: Play A Video

    › Tag a face in an image Learn to tag faces in your images to make calls, send messages, and upload messages to social networks with the face tag shortcuts. Face recognition may fail depending on face angle, face size, skin colour, facial expression, light conditions, or accessories the subject is wearing.

  • Page 85: Music Player

    › Add music files to your device Start by transferring files to your device or memory card: Download from the Internet. p. 103 ► ● Download from a computer with Samsung Kies. p. 116 ► ● Entertainment...

  • Page 86: Play Music

    Download from a computer with Windows Media Player. ● p. 117 ► Receive via Bluetooth. p. 130 ► ● Receive via Wi-Fi. p. 120 ► ● Copy to your memory card. ● › Play music Music Player. In the application list, select →...

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    Number Function Restart playback; Skip to the previous file (tap within 3 seconds); Scan backwards in the file (tap and hold). Adjust the volume. Change the repeat mode. Sort music files by mood or year. Pause playback; Select to resume playback.

  • Page 88: Create A Playlist

    Set as. To set the music file as your ringtone, select ● To search for devices that have media sharing activated, ● select Scan for nearby devices. Settings. To change the music player settings, select ● End. To stop playback and close the music player, select ●...

  • Page 89: Music Hub, Fm Radio

    Music Hub You can access the online music store to search for and buy your favourite songs. You can also add music files to your wish list and play them. This feature may be unavailable depending on your ● region or service provider. To use this feature, you may need to download the ●...

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    Control the FM radio with the following keys: Number Function Record a song from the FM radio. Turn on or off the FM radio. Search for an available radio station. Add the current radio station to the favourites list. Adjust the volume. Access services for the current station, such as downloading music files or calling the station.

  • Page 91: Record A Song From The Fm Radio, Save Radio Stations Automatically

    › Record a song from the FM radio Plug a headset into your device. FM Radio. In the application list, select Select to turn on the FM radio. Scroll to a radio station. Select to start recording. When you are finished, select The recorded file will be saved in My Files →...

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    › Customise FM radio settings FM Radio. In the application list, select Settings. Press the Option key and select Change the following options: Option Function Select a memory location for saving Storage FM radio clips. Set to show the station ID on the FM radio screen.

  • Page 93: Personal Information, Contacts

    Personal information Contacts Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts. You can save names, phone numbers, email addresses, and more for your contacts. › Create a contact Contacts → Contacts → In the application list, select Select a memory location.

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    From the contact view, use the following options: To make a voice call, select ● To make a video call, select ● To send a text or multimedia message, select ● To send an email message, select ● To set a favourite number, select ●...

  • Page 95: Create A Group Of Contacts, Copy A Contact

    › Create a group of contacts By creating groups of contacts, you can manage multiple contacts and send a message to an entire group. Contacts → Groups. In the application list, select Create. Press the Option key and select Enter a name and customise the settings for the group. Add members to the group.

  • Page 96: S Planner

    › Import or export a contact You can import or export files (in vcf format) to or from your device’s USB storage or a memory card. Import contact files Contacts Contacts. → In the application list, select Import/Export → Import Press the Option key and select from SD card or Import from USB storage.

  • Page 97: Create An Event Or Task

    › Create an event or task S Planner. In the application list, select Select Select an event type at the top of the screen. To create an event from a memo, select Quick add. This feature is available only for English and Korean. Save.

  • Page 98: Memo

    › View an event or task S Planner. In the application list, select Select a date on the calendar. To move to a specific day, press the Option key and ● select Go to, and then enter the date. Today. To move to today’s date, select ●...

  • Page 99: Create A Memo

    S Memo. In the application list, select If you are launching this application for the first time when you sign in to your Samsung account, select a location to synchronise memos with. Select to write or draw on the screen, or select enter text with the keypad.

  • Page 100

    To set the memo as your wallpaper or a contact image, ● press the Option key and select Set as. To print the memo via Wi-Fi or USB, press the Option key ● and select Print. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. Personal information...

  • Page 101: Voice Recorder

    › Organise memos in folders S Memo. In the application list, select Create folder. Press the Option key and select Enter a name for the folder and select Move or Copy. Press the Option key and select Done. Select memos and select Paste here.

  • Page 102: Play A Voice Memo

    › Play a voice memo Voice Recorder. In the application list, select Select to access the voice memo list. Select a voice memo. To pause playback, select . Select to stop playback. You can send the voice memo to others or share it by pressing the Option key and selecting Share via.

  • Page 103: Web And Gps-based Services, Internet

    Web and GPS-based services You may incur additional charges for accessing the Internet and downloading media files. For details, contact your service provider. Internet Learn to access and bookmark your favourite webpages. This feature may be labelled differently depending on ●...

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    Number Function Reload the current webpage. While the device is loading webpages, this icon changes to View your bookmarks, saved pages, and recent Internet history. View thumbnails of active browser windows. While browsing a webpage, access the following options: To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and ●...

  • Page 105: Search For Information By Voice, Bookmark Your Favourite Webpage

    Downloads. To print the webpage via Wi-Fi or USB, press the Option key ● and select Print. Your device is compatible only with some Samsung printers. To change the browser settings, press the Option key and ● select Settings.

  • Page 106: Download A File From The Internet

    Bookmarks. From → To view your bookmarks, select the bookmark list, tap and hold a bookmark to access the following options: Open. To open the webpage in the current window, select ● Open in new tab. To open a new window, select ●...

  • Page 107: Flipboard, Game Hub

    › View your recent history Internet → → History. In the application list, select Select a webpage to access. Flipboard Learn to access your personalised news magazine. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Flipboard. In the application list, select Get Started.

  • Page 108: Latitude, Maps

    Latitude Learn to share your location with your friends and view their ™ locations with the Google Latitude location service. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Latitude. In the application list, select The device joins Latitude automatically. →...

  • Page 109: Search For A Location

    › Search for a location Maps. In the application list, select The map will show your current location. Select Enter a keyword for the location and select To search for a location by voice, select . Select the location to view its details. While viewing the map, use the following options: To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and ●...

  • Page 110: More Services, Navigation

    GET DIRECTIONS. Select a travel method and select The route is indicated on the map. Depending on the selected travel method, you may see multiple routes. When you are finished, press the Option key and select Clear Map. More Services Access more services to download and install additional applications for your device.

  • Page 111: Local, Play Store

    Local Learn to search for business and attractions. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Local. In the application list, select If you want to search for businesses or attractions near a → Enter an address. specific location, select your location Select a category.

  • Page 112: Samsung Apps

    → Select Samsung Apps Samsung Apps allows you to easily download a wide range of applications and updates for your device. With fully optimised applications from Samsung Apps, your device becomes even smarter. Explore the useful applications on offer and enhance your mobile life.

  • Page 113: S Suggest, Youtube

    S Suggest Find and download the latest applications suggested by Samsung. In the application list, select S Suggest. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. YouTube ™ Learn to view and upload videos via the YouTube video sharing service.

  • Page 114: Upload A Video

    Number Function Pause or resume playback. Scan forwards or backwards in the file by dragging the bar. View the video quality. This feature may not be available for some videos. Add the video to your playlist. Send the URL to others. Search for videos.

  • Page 115: Voice Search, Video Hub

    Voice Search Learn to search the Internet by voice. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider. Voice Search. In the application list, select Say a keyword into the microphone. The device searches for webpages related to the keyword. Select a search result.

  • Page 116: Connectivity, Usb Connections

    Data transfers may fail when using a USB hub. › Connect with Samsung Kies Ensure that Samsung Kies is installed on your computer. You can download the program from the Samsung website. Samsung Kies will work on both Windows and Macintosh computers.

  • Page 117: Connect With Windows Media Player

    › Connect with Windows Media Player Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your computer. Connect your device to a computer with a USB cable. Open Windows Media Player and synchronise music files. › Connect as a media device You can connect your device to a computer and access media files stored on your device.

  • Page 118: Wi-fi

    Wi-Fi Learn to use your device’s wireless networking capabilities to activate and connect to any wireless local area network (WLAN) compatible with the IEEE 802.11 standards. You can connect to the Internet or other network devices anywhere an access point or wireless hotspot is available. Your device uses a non-harmonised frequency and is intended for use in all European countries.

  • Page 119: Connect To A Wi-fi Ap With A Protected Setup

    › Add a Wi-Fi AP manually Settings → Wi-Fi → In the application list, select Add Wi-Fi network. Enter an SSID for the AP and select a security type. Set the security settings according to the security type you selected, and then select Save. ›...

  • Page 120: Wi-fi Direct

    Change the IP settings. Connect. Select › Customise Wi-Fi settings Settings Wi-Fi. → In the application list, select Advanced. Press the Option key and select Change the following options: Option Function Network Set the device to notify you when an notification open Wi-Fi AP is available.

  • Page 121

    › Connect your device to another device Settings → Wi-Fi → Wi-Fi In the application list, select Direct. Scan. Select Select a device. When the owner of the other device accepts the connection, the devices are connected. You can connect your device to multiple devices and send data by selecting Multi-connect.

  • Page 122: Allshare Cast

    AllShare Cast Learn to connect your device to a large screen by using an AllShare Cast dongle, and then share your contents. This feature may be unavailable depending on your ● region or service provider. Some files may be buffered while playing depending ●...

  • Page 123: Allshare Play

    AllShare Play. To use the AllShare Play service, you must sign in to your Google and Samsung accounts, and register two or more devices as file servers. The registration methods may vary depending on the device type. To get more details about using AllShare Play, press the Option key and select FAQ.

  • Page 124

    › Play a file on a remote device Supported file formats may differ depending on ● connected devices as a media player. Some files may be buffered while playing depending ● on the network connection. AllShare Play. In the application list, select Select a device or web storage that contains media files.

  • Page 125

    Set to optimise the video quality for Video quality your device when playing videos saved settings on a computer. Lock AllShare Set to lock AllShare Play with the Play password for your Samsung account. Language Select a display language. About View AllShare Play information. Connectivity...

  • Page 126: Mobile Network Sharing

    Mobile network sharing Learn to share your device’s mobile network connection with other devices. › Share your device’s mobile network via Wi-Fi Learn to use your device as a wireless access point for other devices. This feature may be unavailable depending on your region or service provider.

  • Page 127: Share Your Device's Mobile Network Via Usb

    Option Function Show Set to show your password as you password enter them. Show advanced Select a broadcast channel. options Save. Select On another device, locate your device’s name and connect to your mobile network. You can restrict mobile network sharing to specified devices.

  • Page 128: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Learn to exchange data or media files with other devices via Bluetooth. Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, ● or misuse of data sent or received via the Bluetooth feature. Always ensure that you share and receive data with ●...

  • Page 129: Send Data Via Bluetooth

    › Activate the Bluetooth feature In the application list, select Settings and then drag the Bluetooth switch to the right. › Find and pair with another device Settings → Bluetooth → In the application list, select Scan. Select a device. OK to match the Bluetooth PIN between two Select devices.

  • Page 130: Receive Data Via Bluetooth

    › Receive data via Bluetooth Settings → Bluetooth and In the application list, select then select the tick box next to your device. To select the length of time that your device will be visible, press the Option key and select Visible time- out.

  • Page 131: Vpn Connections

    › Activate location services You must activate location services to receive location information or search the map. Settings → Location In the application list, select services. Change the following options: Option Function Set to use Wi-Fi and/or mobile networks to find your location. Use wireless networks You may incur additional charges...

  • Page 132

    › Set up a VPN profile Settings → More settings → In the application list, select Add VPN network. → Change the following options: Option Function Name Enter a name for the VPN server. Type Select a VPN type. Server address Enter the address of the VPN server. L2TP secret Enter an L2TP secret password.

  • Page 133

    Option Function PPP encryption Set to encrypt data before sending it to (MPPE) the VPN server. Show Set to change the advanced network advanced settings. options The options available may vary depending on the VPN type. Save. When you are finished, select ›...

  • Page 134: Tools, Calculator, Clock

    Tools Calculator Learn to perform calculations with your device. › Perform a calculation Calculator. In the application list, select Use the keys on the screen to perform basic calculations. Rotate the device to the landscape view to use the scientific calculator. If you have prevented the display from rotating when you rotate the device, press the Option key and select Scientific calculator.

  • Page 135: Set An Alarm, Stop An Alarm, Create A World Clock

    › Set an alarm Clock → Alarm. In the application list, select Create alarm. Select Set the details of the alarm. Drag the Smart alarm switch to the right to activate simulated nature sounds prior to the main alarm. Save. When you are finished, select To deactivate an alarm, select the clock icon next to the alarm.

  • Page 136: Use The Stopwatch, Use The Countdown Timer

    › Use the stopwatch Clock → Stopwatch. In the application list, select Start to begin the stopwatch. Select Lap to record lap times. Select Stop. When you are finished, select › Use the countdown timer Clock → Timer. In the application list, select Set the length of time to count down.

  • Page 137: Downloads, Dropbox

    Option Function Set to show the weather for your current location. You can also select AccuWeather temperature units and set the desk clock to update weather information automatically. Brightness Adjust the brightness of the display. Change the settings for using a Dock desktop dock with your device.

  • Page 138

    › Activate Dropbox Dropbox → Start. In the application list, select I’m already a Dropbox user. Select If you are a new user, select I’m new to Dropbox to create an account. Enter an email address and password, and then select Next.

  • Page 139: Help, My Files

    Help Access help information to learn how to use the device and applications or configure important settings. Help. In the application list, select Select an item to view tips. To reset help pop-ups if you have hidden them, select Show help tip pop-ups, and then select items.

  • Page 140: Create Folder

    › View a file My Files. In the application list, select Select a folder. To move up one level in the file directory, select ● To return to the Home directory, select ● Select a file. From the folder list, press the Option key to access the following options: Create folder.

  • Page 141

    › Activate the NFC feature In the application list, select Settings → More settings → NFC and then drag the NFC switch to the right. › Read information from an NFC tag Once you activate the NFC feature, your device will read product information when you place it near an NFC tag.

  • Page 142

    With the S Beam feature, you can send data, such as music, videos, images, and documents. Do not send copyright-protected data via S Beam. Doing this may violate copyright laws. Samsung is not responsible for any legal issues caused by the user’s illegal use of copyrighted data.

  • Page 143: Sim Toolkit, Google, Voice,

    Google Learn to search for data in your device or information on the Internet. Google. In the application list, select Enter a keyword and select To search for data by voice, select and say a keyword into your device’s microphone. Select a search result.

  • Page 144: Settings, Access The Setting Options, Wi-fi, Bluetooth, Data Usage

    Settings Access the setting options Settings. In the application list, select Select a setting category, and then select an option. Wi-Fi Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi AP and access the Internet or other network devices. To use options, press the Option key. Advanced : Customise Wi-Fi settings.

  • Page 145: More Settings

    Mobile data : Set to use data connections on any mobile ● network. Set mobile data limit : Set a limit for the mobile data usage. ● Data usage cycle : Enter monthly reset date to monitor ● your data usage. To use more options, press the Option key.

  • Page 146: Network Operators, Tethering And Portable Hotspot

    Access Point Names : Select an access point name (APN) for ● mobile networks. You can add or edit APNs. To reset your APN settings to the factory defaults, press the Option key and select Reset to default. Network mode : Select a network type.

  • Page 147: Home Screen Mode

    › AllShare Cast Activate the AllShare Cast feature and share your display with others. › Kies via Wi-Fi Connect your device to Samsung Kies via Wi-Fi. Home screen mode Select a Home screen mode (basic or easy). Settings...

  • Page 148: Blocking Mode, Sound

    Blocking mode Select which notifications will be blocked or set to allow notifications for calls from specified contacts in Blocking mode. Sound Change the settings for various sounds on your device. Volume : Adjust the volume for various sounds on your ●...

  • Page 149: Display

    Display Change the settings to control the display and backlight on your device. Wallpaper ● Home screen : Select a background image for the Home screen. Lock screen : Select a background image for the locked screen. Home and lock screens : Select a background image for the Home screen and the locked screen.

  • Page 150: Storage

    Auto-rotate screen : Set the interface to rotate ● automatically when you rotate the device. Screen timeout : Select the length of time that the device ● waits before turning off the display backlight. Smart stay : Set to prevent the display backlight from ●...

  • Page 151: Power Saving, Battery, Applications Manager, Location Services

    Power saving Activate Power saving mode and change the settings for Power saving mode. CPU power saving : Set the device to limit some system ● resource usage. Screen power saving : Set the device to decrease the ● brightness of the display. Background colour : Set the device to decrease the ●...

  • Page 152: Lock Screen

    Lock screen Change the settings for securing your device. Screen lock : Activate the screen lock feature. ● Lock screen options ● The settings are applied only when you set the swipe lock option. Shortcuts : Set to show and edit application shortcuts on the locked screen.

  • Page 153: Security

    Wake up in lock screen : Set the device to recognise your wake up command when the screen is locked. Set wake-up command : Set a wake up command to launch the S Voice application or perform a specified function. Owner information : Enter your information that is shown ●...

  • Page 154

    : Set to allow control of your lost or stolen ● device remotely via the Internet. To use this feature, you must sign in to your Samsung and Google accounts. Account registration : Add or view your Samsung and Google accounts.

  • Page 155: Language And Input

    : Download and ● install language data for offline voice input. › Samsung keyboard To change the Samsung keypad settings, select . Portrait keyboard types : Select a keypad type. ● Input language : Select input languages to use with the ●...

  • Page 156

    Key-tap sound : Set the device to sound when you tap a ● key. Tutorial : View the tutorial for using the Samsung keypad. ● Reset settings : Reset the Samsung keypad settings to the ● factory defaults.

  • Page 157

    Download offline speech recognition : Download and ● install language data for offline voice input. The following options are available for Samsung voice recognition: Language : Select a language for voice recognition. ● Open via the home key : Set to launch the S Voice ●...

  • Page 158: Pointer Speed

    Wake up command : Set to begin voice recognition when ● you say the wake up command while using the S Voice application. Wake up in lock screen : Set the device to recognise your ● wake up command when the screen is locked. Set wake-up command : Set a wake up command to ●...

  • Page 159: Back Up And Reset, Add Account, Motion

    Back up and reset Change the settings for managing settings and data. Back up my data : Set to back up your settings and ● application data to the Google server. Backup account : Set up or edit your Google backup ●...

  • Page 160: Accessory

    Pan to move icon : Set to move an item to another page ● when you tap and hold the item, and then slide the device to the left or right. Pan to browse images : Set to scroll through an image ●...

  • Page 161: Date And Time

    Desk home screen display : Set the device to show the ● desk clock when your device is connected to a desktop dock. Audio output : Select a sound output format to use when ● connecting your device to HDMI devices. Some devices may not support the surround sound setting.

  • Page 162: Accessibility

    Accessibility Accessibility services are special features for those with physical challenges. Change the settings to improve accessibility to the device’s interface and features. Auto-rotate screen : Set the interface to rotate ● automatically when you rotate the device. Screen timeout : Select the length of time that the device ●...

  • Page 163: Developer Options

    Developer options Activate and change the settings for application development. Desktop backup password : Set a password to secure your ● backup data. Stay awake : Set the screen to remain on while you are ● charging the battery. Protect SD card : Set to request a confirmation when ●...

  • Page 164: About Device

    Transition animation scale : Select a speed for switching ● between screens. Animator duration scale : Select how long pop-up ● windows will be shown. Disable hardware overlays : Set to hide hardware overlays. ● Force GPU rendering : Set to use 2D hardware acceleration ●...

  • Page 165: 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 166: Calls Are Being Dropped

    If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take your ● device to a Samsung Service Centre. Your device freezes or has fatal errors If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close applications or reset the device to regain functionality. If your device is still responsive and an application is frozen, close the application with the task manager.

  • Page 167: Audio Quality Is Poor

    Outgoing calls are not connected Ensure that you have pressed the Dial key. ● Ensure that you have accessed the correct 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 168

    Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or ● deleting files from your device. Restart the device. If you are still having trouble with ● the camera application after trying these tips, contact a Samsung Service Centre. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 169: Error Messages Appear When Launching The Fm Radio, Error Messages Appear When Opening Music Files

    If you still cannot use the FM radio after performing these steps, try accessing your desired station with another radio receiver. If you can hear the station with another receiver, your device may require service. Contact a Samsung Service Centre. Error messages appear when opening music files Some music files may not play on your device for a number of reasons.

  • Page 170: 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 171: Safety Information

    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 172

    • 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 173

    If you use a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for information about radio interference The radio frequency emitted by your device may interfere with some hearing aids. Before using your device, contact the manufacturer to determine whether or not your hearing aid will be affected by radio frequencies emitted by the device.

  • Page 174

    • 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. • Dial sensibly and assess the traffic. Place calls when you are not moving or before pulling into traffic.

  • Page 175

    Do not store your device in very hot or very cold areas. It is recommended to use your device at temperatures from 5 °C to 35 °C • Your device can explode if left inside a closed vehicle, as the internal temperature can reach up to 80 °C.

  • Page 176: 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 the device or the battery •...

  • Page 177

    Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device • Any changes or modifications to your device can void your manufacturer’s warranty. If your device needs servicing, take your device to a Samsung Service Centre. • Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause explosion or fire.

  • Page 178

    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 179

    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 your device to prevent misuse of your personal information.

  • Page 180: Correct Disposal Of This Product, Correct Disposal Of Batteries In This Product

    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.

  • Page 181

    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 182: Index

    Index alarms 135 camera changing camcorder AllShare Cast 122 settings 77 AllShare Play 123 changing camera Android Beam 141 settings 73 recording videos 75 applications taking photos 69 closing 38 downloading 37 connectivity launching 36 AllShare Play 123 multitasking 38 Bluetooth 128 organising 36 GPS connections 130...

  • Page 183

    82 using the notifications Play Store 111 panel 32 using widgets 35 power saving 20, 151 indicator icons 31 Samsung Apps 112 Internet 103 S Beam 142 key functions 14 settings 144 maps silent mode 39 getting directions 109...

  • Page 184

    USB 127 via Wi-Fi 126 text input copy and paste 47 with Google voice input 45 with Samsung keypad 45 timer 136 touch screen locking/unlocking 30 using 24 touch tone 39 unpack 11 USB connections as camera device 117...

  • Page 185

    To install Samsung Kies (PC Sync) Download the latest version of Samsung Kies from the Samsung website (www.samsung.com/kies) and install it on your computer. Connect your device to a computer with a USB cable.

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