User Manual
Please read this manual before operating your
phone and keep it for future reference.
GH68_37271A Printed in Korea


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    SGH-S275G M O B I L E P H O N E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your phone and keep it for future reference. GH68_37271A Printed in Korea...

  • Page 2: Open Source Software

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating there to (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.

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    Samsung Telecommunications America (STA), LLC Headquarters: 1301 E. Lookout Drive Richardson, TX 75082 Customer Care Center: 1000 Klein Rd. Plano, TX 75074 Toll Free Tel: 1.888.987.HELP (4357) Internet Address:

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    2012 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Device? For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section 1: Getting Started ............4 Understanding this User Manual ......4 Setting Up Your Phone .

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    SIM Management ........47 Section 6: Messages ............48 Creating a New Text Message .

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    Battery Use and Safety ....... . . 97 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ....100 UL Certified Travel Charger .

  • Page 9: Section 1: Getting Started, Understanding This User Manual

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to start using your phone by charging your battery and setting up your voice mail. Understanding this User Manual The sections of this manual generally follow the features of your phone. Also included is important safety information that you should know before using your phone.

  • Page 10: Text Conventions

    Special Text Throughout this manual, you’ll find text that is set apart from the rest. These are intended to point out important information, share quick methods for activating features, to define terms, and more. The definitions for these methods are as follows: •...

  • Page 11: Removing And Replacing The Battery

    Setting Up Your Phone Removing and Replacing the Battery Release Latch To remove the battery: 1. If the phone is turned on, press and hold until the phone turns off. 2. Locate the release latch (1) and in a single motion, carefully lift the cover up and away from the phone (2).

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    To replace the battery: 1. Slide the battery into the phone with the gold contacts on the battery matching those in the phone (1). 2. Press the battery down until it clicks into place (2). 3. Reinstall the battery cover by sliding it back onto the phone (3 and 4) until you hear it securely click (5).

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    Note: Make sure the battery is properly installed before switching on the phone. Getting Started...

  • Page 14: Sim Card

    SIM Card Your phone comes with a pre-installed SIM card. SIM Card Overview Important! Before removing or replacing the SIM card, make sure the phone is switched off. To turn the phone off, press the key. The SIM card is loaded with your subscription details such as your telephone number, PIN, available optional services, and many other features.

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    Installing and Removing the SIM card To install the SIM card: 1. Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card socket until the card clicks into place. Incorrect Correct 2. Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face into the device and that the upper-left angled corner of the card is positioned as shown.

  • Page 16: Charging The Battery

    Your phone is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. A travel adapter used for charging the battery is included with your phone. Use only approved batteries and chargers. Ask your local Samsung dealer for further details. You can use the phone while the battery is charging, but doing so requires additional charging time.

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    Incorrect Correct Note: This illustration shows both the correct method and the incorrect method for connecting the charger. If you connect the charger incorrectly, you risk damaging the accessory port and voiding the phone warranty. Warning! If the adapter power plug is installed incorrectly, damage to the accessory port occurs and voids the phone warranty.

  • Page 18: Turning The Phone On Or Off

    Warning! Failure to unplug the travel adapter before removing the battery can cause damage to the phone. 4. Replace the plastic cover over the interface jack on the phone. Low Battery Indicator When the battery is weak with only a few minutes of talk time remaining, a warning tone sounds and the “Battery low”...

  • Page 19: Voice Mail

    To turn the phone off: Press and hold for two or more seconds. Your phone powers off. Note: If your phone is on and you press for less than one second, the phone will not power off. This prevents your phone from being turned off accidentally.

  • Page 20: Features Of Your Phone

    Section 2: Understanding Your Phone This section outlines some key features of your phone. It also displays the screen and the icons that are displayed when the phone is in use. Features of Your Phone • 1.3 Megapixel Camera • Camcorder •...

  • Page 21: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone

    Open View of Your Phone The following diagram shows the main elements of your phone. 1. Earpiece: Allows you to hear conversations, ring tones and alerts. 2. Display: Allows you to view date and time, network type, signal strength, battery power, and icons associated with alerts or alarms.

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    4. Left soft key: In the Idle screen, press the Menu (left) soft key ) to access your Main menu. The left soft key allows you to select the function indicated by the screen text on the bottom left of the display. 5.

  • Page 23: Main Display Layout

    12. Right Soft key: In the Idle screen, press the Browser (right) soft key ( ) to launch the Browser. The right soft key allows you to select the function indicated by the screen text on the bottom right of the display. 13.

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    Appears when you are communicating with the network using an EDGE connection. Appears when you receive a new text message or a new picture message. Appears when you receive a new voicemail message. Appears when you set an alarm on your phone. Appears when a call is in progress.

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    Appears when the Normal Profile (default) is active. Press and hold the Space key to toggle between Normal mode and Silent mode. You can edit these Normal profile settings. Appears when the Silent Profile is set. In Silent mode, your phone displays information, but the speaker is muted and the phone vibrates to alert you.

  • Page 26: Selecting Functions And Options

    Backlight A backlight illuminates the display and the keypad when you press any key. The backlight dims or turns off when no key is pressed within a given period of time. Go to the Backlight Time menu to modify these settings. Press Menu Settings Display...

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    Selecting Options To view the various functions and options available and to select the one you want: • Press the appropriate soft key. • To select the function displayed or the option highlighted, press the Select soft key or the key.

  • Page 28: Left Soft Key, Right Soft Key

    Soft Keys The roles of the left and right soft keys vary depending on the function you are currently using. The active function for each soft key is shown at the bottom of the display above each key. Left Soft Key Some functions of the left soft key are as follows.

  • Page 29: Navigation Key

    Send Key The Send key is used to answer calls, dial calls, and to recall the last number(s) dialed, received, or missed. • Press once to answer calls. • Enter a number and briefly press to make a call. • Briefly press in standby mode to display a list of recent calls to and from your phone.

  • Page 30: Making A Call

    Section 3: Call Functions This section describes how to make or answer a call. It also includes the features and functionality associated with making or answering a call. Making a Call From the Idle screen, enter the area code and phone number, and press the key.

  • Page 31: Section 3: Call Functions

    Manual Pause Dialing When you call automated systems, you are often required to enter a password or account number. Instead of manually entering the numbers each time, you can dial the numbers along with special characters called pauses. To manually call a number with pause(s) without storing it in your Contacts: 1.

  • Page 32: Making A Call From Your Contact List, Answering A Call

    Tip: You can quickly access your Recent Calls from the Idle Screen by pressing 2. Press to dial the number of your most recent call. Making a Call from your Contact List You can store phone numbers that you use regularly on the SIM card or in the phone memory.

  • Page 33: Recent Calls

    To set your phone to answer when you press any key: When you activate the Any Key answer option, you can press any key to answer a call except and the Reject soft key. 1. Press Menu Settings Calls General Call Answer Any Key.

  • Page 34: Viewing Missed Calls

    2. From the Recent Calls menu, choose from either: All Calls, Missed Calls, Calls Made and Calls Received. 3. Highlight an entry from the list and press (Options) to choose from any of the following: • Details: allows you to view the call details. •...

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    4. To move to another call type, press the Left or Right Navigation key. Viewing the Details of a Missed Call To view the details of a selected missed call: 1. Press the View soft key. A list of the most recently missed calls is displayed.

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    4. Select a destination for the entry by choosing either Phone or SIM and follow prompts to add caller to Contact List. Sending a Message to a Missed Call To send a text message or attachment to a missed call entry: 1.

  • Page 37: Options During A Call

    Deleting a Missed Call To delete a missed call entry: 1. Immediately after missing a call, press the View soft key. – or – From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Recent Calls Missed Calls. 2. Press (Options) Delete. Choose from either Selected missed call or All missed calls.

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    2. You can later reactivate this call whenever you want by pressing (Resume). Making a new call while you have a call in progress 1. While on a call, press (Options) Hold 2. Enter the new phone number you wish to dial and press to dial the second number.

  • Page 39: Call Functions

    Ending a specific call 1. While you have the active call displayed, press (Options) End. 2. Select the desired call you wish to end. Choose from either: • Active Call: to end the currently active call. • Held Call: to end the currently held call (shown as grey in the top background).

  • Page 40: Using The Speakerphone During An Active Call, Speakerphone Function

    – Memo: Allows you to access your Memos. – Send DTMF: Sends DTMF (Dual Tone Multi-Frequency) tones to the contacts you have selected. These DTMF tones are sent as a group. The DTMF tones are the tones used in phones for tone dialling, sounding when you press the number keys.

  • Page 41: Searching For A Number In Address Book

    Switching off the Microphone (Mute) During a call, you can temporarily switch your phone microphone off so that the other person cannot hear you. Press (Mute) to mute the microphone and keep callers from hearing you. The entry then shows Unmute. –...

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    Call Waiting The Call Waiting feature alerts you of an incoming call while you have a call in progress, if this service is supported by the network. To activate the Call waiting feature: 1. From the Idle screen, press Menu Settings Calls Voice Call...

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    3-Way Calling (Multi-Party Calling) The 3-Way or Multi-Party feature allows you to answer a series of incoming calls and place them on hold. If this service is supported by the network, and the SIM has the feature enabled, all calls can be joined together. You are notified of an incoming call by a call waiting tone.

  • Page 44: Silent Mode

    Silent Mode Silent mode is convenient when you wish to stop the phone from making a sound, in a theater, for example. In Idle mode, press and hold until the phone vibrates, the “Silent Profile On” message appears on screen. The Silent mode icon is displayed on the screen.

  • Page 45: Section 4: Menu Navigation, Accessing Menus

    Section 4: Menu Navigation This section explains the menu navigation for your phone. Your menu options are controlled by the SIM provided by your service provider. Use the Navigation keys to scroll through menus and sub-menus or use the shortcut keys. Accessing Menus 1.

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    Using Shortcuts Numbered menu items and options can be accessed by using their shortcut numbers. In Menu mode, Main Menus can be accessed by pressing the number keys (1 to 9) corresponding to their location on the screen. Example: Accessing the Language menu. 1.

  • Page 47: Section 5: Understanding Your Contacts, Dialing A Number From The Contact List

    Section 5: Understanding Your Contacts This section allows you to manage your Contacts by storing contacts’ names and numbers in your Contact List. Dialing a Number from the Contact List Once you have stored phone numbers in the Contact List, you can dial them easily by opening your Contacts list then highlighting the number you wish to call and pressing (Options)

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    Contact List Entry Options While in the Contact List with any of the entries highlighted, press (Options) to use access the following options: • View provides you with details about that contact entry. Press (Back) soft key to return to the Contact List. •...

  • Page 49: Group

    Adding a New Contact 1. From the Idle screen, enter the number you wish to call and press (Options) Save to Contacts New. 2. Select the destination for the new entry. Choose from either Phone or SIM. 3. Select the category type: Mobile, Private, Mobile, Business, Landline, Private, Landline, Business, Fax, or Etc..

  • Page 50: Speed Dial List, Fdn Contacts

    Speed Dial List You can assign a number into one of 8 speed dial locations (2-9). The first speed dial number is reserved for voicemail. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Contacts Speed Dial List. Select an empty position in your speed dial list. 2.

  • Page 51: Contacts Settings

    Contacts Settings You can choose to View contacts stored on your Phone only or on your SIM Card only. Or you can View All contacts. You can save, copy and delete Phone and SIM Card entries on your phone or choose to delete all.

  • Page 52: Sim Management

    Own Number The Own Number menu selection stores the number assigned to the SIM in your phone. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Contacts Contacts Settings Own Number to view your assigned number. Note: You can change the number assigned to your SIM that displays in the Own Numbers menu, but entering another number prevents you from making or receiving calls on the handset.

  • Page 53: Section 6: Messages, Creating A New Text Message

    Section 6: Messages This section explains how to create, send, receive, and view different types of messages. This section also describes the features and functionality associated with messaging. Creating a New Text Message 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Messages Create Message to access the SMS message window.

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    • Save as Templates: Allows you to save your current message to your Templates folder. This allows you to use it later for other message replies. • Delivery Options: allows you to configure the delivery options used after you initiate the delivery process. Choose from: Keep a Copy, Get delivery Report (confirm you message was successfully delivered), and Get Read Report (confirm you message was open and read).

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    Creating a New Picture Message 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Messages Create Message. The New message screen displays. 2. Enter the message text using the keypad. 3. To add a picture to your message: • Press (Options) Advanced Options and select Attach Files. •...

  • Page 56: Creating A Picture Message From The Camera Mode

    6. Enter your recipient and press (Send) to send your message. – or – Press (Options) to choose from other options such as add recipients from you contact list or groups, from recent recipients, or save to drafts. Creating a Picture Message from the Camera Mode 1.

  • Page 57: Using Message Options

    Viewing Received Messages 1. From the Idle screen, your phone displays the number of voicemails you have received and the number of new messages you have received. 2. Press (View) or to view your message list. 3. Highlight an desired message and press to view the message contents.

  • Page 58: Navigating Through Your Message Categories

    • More: • Move to SIM Card/Phone: allows you to store the selected message to your SIM Card or to your Phone. • Lock/Unlock: allows you to lock or unlock the currently highlighted message. • Sort by: allows you to sort your listed messages by selecting a filter parameter.

  • Page 59: Voicemail

    Templates Templates are available for creating messages and can be edited or deleted. Using Message Templates Your phone has Text templates that you can retrieve and apply when creating a message. You can edit the applied template as needed before sending a message. 1.

  • Page 60: Messages Settings

    Messages Settings The Messages Settings menu allows you to view and modify settings for text messages, and multimedia messages. You can set up various options for using messaging services. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Messages Messages Settings. 2. Select the message settings you want to change. •...

  • Page 61: Delete By Folder

    Multimedia Message 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Messages Messages Settings. 2. Choose from the following options: • Delivery Options: allows you to set options related to your message delivery. Choose from: Priority, Expiration, Delivery Time, Message Size, Keep a Copy, and Add My Business Card. •...

  • Page 62: Used Space

    Used Space Used Space shows the number of messages stored on your phone and on your SIM Card. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Messages Used Space. 2. Use your Left or Right Navigation keys to choose an available category: •...

  • Page 63: Section 7: Camera, Using The Camera, Taking A Photo

    Section 7: Camera This section explains how to use the camera on your phone. You can take photographs by using the built-in camera functionality. Using the Camera Using the camera module in your phone, you can take photos of people or events while on the move. Additionally, you can send these photos to other people in a Picture Messaging message or set a wallpaper or picture ID image.

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    2. The following on-screen options appear: • Menu: allows you to adjust camera settings. For more information, refer to “Setting Camera Options” on page 60. • Take Photo ( ): allows you to take a photo. • Photos: allows you to view your stored photos. 3.

  • Page 65: Creating A New Picture Message, Setting Camera Options

    5. Press (Send via Message) to attach the current image to a new MMS message. For more information, refer to “Creating a New Picture Message” on page 50. Setting Camera Options The Camera Options let you adjust default camera settings to suit the current conditions and subject of your photo.

  • Page 66: Viewing Photos

    • Focus: allows you to adjust the focus points for your camera. Choose from: Matrix, Center-weighted, and Spot. • Effects: allows you to assign an available image effect to new images taken by the camera. Choose from: None, Black and White, Sepia, Negative, and Watercolor.

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    2. From within the Pictures screen (displays a list of pictures), highlight an image and press (Options) to see the following options: • View: allows you to enlarge the thumbnail view of the selected photo. Note: While viewing a photo, press Options Zoom to zoom in or out on the image.

  • Page 68: Using The Camcorder

    – Sort by: allows you to sort the list of available image by choosing from either Date or Type. – Print via Bluetooth: allows you to print the picture using Bluetooth. – Properties: allows you to view these properties: Name, Format, Resolution, Size, Forwarding, Date Created, and Location.

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    6. After the recording has stopped and with the first frame of the video shown on-screen, press (Options) to access the following options: • Record another: allows you to record another video. • Play: allows you to play the last recorded video. •...

  • Page 70: Section 8: Browser, Launching The Browser, Using The Browser

    Section 8: Browser This section outlines how to launch your Browser, how to navigate to other pages on the Web, and how the keys on the keypad are used with the Web application. You can surf the Web and download ringtones and wallpapers using your phone.

  • Page 71: Using Links, How The Web Keys Work

    • Favorites: allows you to launch a previously stored Favorite Web page address. • Saved Pages: allows you to launch a previously saved Web page address. • History: allows you to view a history of recently visited Web sites. • Browser Settings: allows you to configure the various Browser settings such as: Clear Caches, Cookies, Preferences, and About Browser.

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    • Left Soft Key — Press to activate the command that appears above it in the display. • Press (Options) to access such as: Go, Open, Navigate, Smart- Width, View Favorites, Add to Favorites, Enter URL, Advanced or Browser Settings. •...

  • Page 73: Section 9: Applications, Games & Apps, Tools

    Section 9: Applications Games & Apps The Games & Apps menu allows you to connect to your Browser to buy games, access preloaded games. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Games&Apps. 2. Highlight Buy Games and press (Select) to begin purchasing your first application or game.

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    • Memo: allows you to create, view, or modify memos. • Calculator: Allows you to perform calculations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. • Tip Calculator: Allows you to calculate service gratuities with a minimum of key presses. • Converter: Allows you to convert currency, length, weight, volume, area and temperature from one system or increment to another.

  • Page 75: Calendar Options

    3. Highlight the options you wish to change, then select values for the options using the Left and Right navigation keys. • Alter the information from the available fields such as: Name, Alarm Activation, Alarm Time, Alarm Type, Alarm Tone, Alarm Volume, days if the week to sound, Snooze and Repeat options.

  • Page 76: View An Event

    • Event List: Allows you to view your events by category: Appointment, Anniversary, Holidays, Important, and Private. • Delete: Allows you to delete an event. Choose from: Selected, Period, This Month, Before Date and All. • Settings: Allows you to choose and alter your calendar Starting Day (either Monday or Sunday), and to choose default View by setting (Month, Week, or Day).

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    3. Open the highlighted date by pressing . A list of scheduled events appears in the display. 4. Select the desired event. Information for the selected event appears in the display. Tasks To create a new Task: 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Tools Tasks.

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    Tip Calculator Tip Calculator calculates your gratuity and the individual payment for groups. Calculations are based on the total amount of the check, a selected percentage, and the number of people paying. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Tools Calculator to display the Tip Calculator screen with the Bill field highlighted.

  • Page 79: World Clock

    5. Use the keypad to enter the quantity you want to convert. 6. Highlight the field to enter the unit of measure to convert to. 7. Use the Left and Right navigation keys to select the desired units. The converted quantity displays in the new quantity field. Note: To include a decimal point, press World Clock World Clock lets you view the time of day or night in another part of...

  • Page 80: My Folder

    Stopwatch To set the Stopwatch: 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Tools Stopwatch. 2. Press to start the stopwatch count 3. Press at the start of each succeeding event/lap to record the completion time for the previous event/lap. 4. When finished, press (Stop).

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    • Pictures: allows you to launch your browser to Buy Graphics, to save Downloaded Graphics to your folder. You can select one of seven preloaded Default Wallpapers to display or choose to display the seven wallpapers randomly. You can use these default wallpapers and your downloaded graphics to customize your phone.

  • Page 82: Sound Profile

    Section 10: Changing Your Settings This section includes tips on how to use some of use some of your phone features, as well as how to change and customize the display settings, call handling, security settings, and other settings associated with your phone. Sound Profile You can customize various sound profiles for your phone by changing the sound settings.

  • Page 83: Section 10: Changing Your Settings, Display, Time & Date

    Display The Display menu allows you to change settings for the Main Display, the Front Display and the Light settings. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Settings Display. • Wallpaper: Allows you to customize the appearance of your display by selecting from Picture or None (Background Only).

  • Page 84: Phone

    Phone The Phone settings menu allows you to set the language option for your phone to Automatic, English or Español and to turn on or off the Keypad auto-lock feature. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Settings Phone. 2. Choose from any of the following options: •...

  • Page 85: Changing Your Settings

    Security Security enables you to restrict the use of your phone by the others and to restrict the types of calls. Various codes and passwords are used to protect the features of your phone. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Settings Phone...

  • Page 86: Calls

    • Change PIN Code: Allows you to change your current PIN, provided the PIN check feature is enabled. You must enter the current PIN before you can specify a new one. • Change PIN2 Code: Allows you to change your current PIN2 Code. You must first enter the current PIN2 (obtained from your service provider) before you can specify a new one.

  • Page 87: Connectivity

    Connectivity The Connectivity settings allow you to turn on or off the Bluetooth function. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Settings Connectivity. 2. Choose from the available options: • Bluetooth: – allows you to enable/disable the Bluetooth functionality. Bluetooth: –...

  • Page 88: Applications Settings

    – : “closes” the USB connection for data and enables the Charging Only connection to only be used for charging purposes. Applications Settings The Applications menu allows you to customize your phone by choosing options within various application settings. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Settings Application Settings.

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    Memory Management The Memory menu allows you to view the memory usage on your phone. 1. From the Idle screen, press (Menu) Settings Memory Management. 2. Choose from the available options: • Clear Memory: allows you to clear the memory location for the following categories: All, Messages, My Folder, Calendar, Tasks, Memo, and Contacts.

  • Page 90: Exposure To Radio Frequency (rf) Signals

    Section 11: Health and Safety Information This section outlines the safety precautions associated with using your phone. The terms “mobile device” or “cell phone” are used in this section to refer to your phone. Read this information before using your mobile device. Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals The U.S.

  • Page 91: Section 11: Health And Safety Information

    levels of RF can produce health effects (by heating tissue), exposure to low level RF that does not produce heating effects causes no known adverse health effects. The biological effects of radio frequency energy should not be confused with the effects from other types of electromagnetic energy.

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    The scientific community at large therefore believes that the weight of scientific evidence does not show an association between exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) from cell phones and adverse health outcomes. Still the scientific community has supported additional research to address gaps in knowledge. Some of these studies are described below.

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    International Cohort Study on Mobile Phone Users (COSMOS) The COSMOS study aims to conduct long-term health monitoring of a large group of people to determine if there are any health issues linked to long-term exposure to radio frequency energy from cell phone use.

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    Cell Phone Industry Actions Although the existing scientific data do not justify FDA regulatory actions, the FDA has urged the cell phone industry to take a number of steps, including the following: • Support-needed research on possible biological effects of RF for the type of signal emitted by cell phones;...

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    Hands-Free Kits ® Hands-free kits may include audio or Bluetooth headsets and various types of body-worn accessories such as belt-clips and holsters. Combinations of these can be used to reduce RF energy absorption from cell phones. Headsets can substantially reduce exposure because the phone is held away from the head in the user's hand or in approved body-worn accessories.

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    Children and Cell Phones The scientific evidence does not show a danger to any users of cell phones from RF exposure, including children and teenagers. The steps adults can take to reduce RF exposure apply to children and teenagers as well. •...

  • Page 97: Specific Absorption Rate (sar) Certification Information

    • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): • World Health Organization (WHO): • International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection: • Health Protection Agency: • US Food and Drug Administration: RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/ HomeBusinessandEntertainment/CellPhones/default.htm. Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Certification Information Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver.

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    The RF exposure limit set by the FCC for wireless mobile phones employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR). The SAR is a measure of the rate of absorption of RF energy by the human body expressed in units of watts per kilogram (W/kg).

  • Page 99: Fcc Part 15 Information To User

    SGH-S275G] and the specific SAR levels for this device can be found at the following FCC website: The SAR information for this device can also be found on Samsung’s website: SAR information on this and other model phones can be accessed online on the FCC's website through

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    This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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    Samsung is committed to promoting responsible driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand and address distractions.

  • Page 102: Battery Use And Safety

    • Let the person with whom you are speaking know that you are driving and will suspend the call if necessary; • Do not take notes or look up phone numbers while driving; Notice regarding legal restrictions on mounting this device in an automobile: Laws in some states may prohibit mounting this device on or near the windshield of an automobile.

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    If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear to be working properly.

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    Samsung-approved chargers which are specifically designed for your phone. WARNING! Use of a non-Samsung-approved battery or charger may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard. Samsung's warranty does not cover damage to the phone caused by non-Samsung-approved batteries and/or chargers.

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    Recycling programs for your mobile device, batteries, and accessories may not be available in your area. We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung mobile device by working with respected take-back companies in every state in the country.

  • Page 106: Ul Certified Travel Charger

    Mail It In The Samsung Mobile Take-Back Program will provide Samsung customers with a free recycling mailing label. Just go to usactivities_environment_samsungrecyclingdirect.html?INT=STA_recyl e_your_phone_page and follow the instructions to print out a free pre-paid postage label and then send your old mobile device or battery to the address listed, via U.S.

  • Page 107: Display / Touch-screen


  • Page 108: Gps & Agps

    Defense policy and the 2008 Federal Radio navigation Plan (FRP). Changes may affect the performance of location-based technology on your mobile device. Certain Samsung mobile devices can also use an Assisted Global Positioning System (AGPS), which obtains information from the cellular network to improve GPS performance. AGPS uses your...

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    (e.g. driving directions), such applications transmit location-based information. The location-based information may be shared with third-parties, including your wireless service provider, applications providers, Samsung, and other third- parties providing services. Use of AGPS in Emergency Calls When you make an emergency call, the cellular network may activate AGPS technology in your mobile device to tell the emergency responders your approximate location.

  • Page 110: Emergency Calls

    Emergency Calls This mobile device, like any wireless mobile device, operates using radio signals, wireless and landline networks, as well as user-programmed functions, which cannot guarantee connection in all conditions, areas, or circumstances. Therefore, you should never rely solely on any wireless mobile device for essential communications (medical emergencies, for example).

  • Page 111: Care And Maintenance

    The suggestions below will help you fulfill any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years: Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: Liquids of any kind Keep the mobile device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and liquids contain minerals that will corrode electronic circuits.

  • Page 112: Responsible Listening

    Cleaning solutions Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or strong detergents to clean the mobile device. Wipe it with a soft cloth slightly dampened in a mild soap-and-water solution. Shock or vibration Do not drop, knock, or shake the mobile device. Rough handling can break internal circuit boards.

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    hearing problem varies. Additionally, the amount of sound produced by a portable audio device varies depending on the nature of the sound, the device settings, and the headphones that are used. As a result, there is no single volume setting that is appropriate for everyone or for every combination of sound, settings, and equipment.

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    • Avoid using headphones after exposure to extremely loud noises, such as rock concerts, that might cause temporary hearing loss. Temporary hearing loss might cause unsafe volumes to sound normal. • Do not listen at any volume that causes you discomfort. If you experience ringing in your ears, hear muffled speech, or experience any temporary hearing difficulty after listening to your portable audio device, discontinue use and consult your doctor.

  • Page 115: Operating Environment

    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 395 E Street, S.W., Suite 9200 Patriots Plaza Building Washington, DC 20201 Voice: 1-800-35-NIOSH (1-800-356-4674) 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) Outside the U.S. 513-533-8328 Email: Internet: default.html 1-888-232-6348 TTY Operating Environment Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch your mobile device off whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when it may cause interference or danger.

  • Page 116: Other Medical Devices

    Implantable Medical Devices A minimum separation of six (6) inches should be maintained between a handheld wireless mobile device and an implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator, to avoid potential interference with the device. Persons who have such devices: •...

  • Page 117: Posted Facilities, Potentially Explosive Environments

    Vehicles RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles. Check with the manufacturer or its representative regarding your vehicle before using your mobile device in a motor vehicle. You should also consult the manufacturer of any equipment that has been added to your vehicle.

  • Page 118: Wireless Devices

    When your Device is Wet Do not turn on your device if it is wet. If your device is already on, turn it off and remove the battery immediately (if the device will not turn off or you cannot remove the battery, leave it as-is). Then, dry the device with a towel and take it to a service center.

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    M-Ratings: Wireless mobile devices rated M3 or M4 meet FCC requirements and are likely to generate less interference to hearing devices than mobile devices that are not labeled. M4 is the better/ higher of the two ratings. M-ratings refer to enabling acoustic coupling with hearing aids that do not operate in telecoil mode.

  • Page 120

    The HAC rating and measurement procedure are described in the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C63.19 standard. HAC for Newer Technologies This phone has been tested and rated for use with hearing aids for some of the wireless technologies that it uses. However, there may be some newer wireless technologies used in this phone that have not been tested yet for use with hearing aids.

  • Page 121: Fcc Notice And Cautions

    Restricting Children's Access to Your Mobile Device Your mobile device is not a toy. Do not allow children to play with it because they could hurt themselves and others, damage the mobile device, or make calls that increase your mobile device bill. Keep the mobile device and all its parts and accessories out of the reach of small children.

  • Page 122

    Other Important Safety Information • Only qualified personnel should service the mobile device or install the mobile device in a vehicle. Faulty installation or service may be dangerous and may invalidate any warranty applicable to the device. • Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in your vehicle are securely mounted.

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    • While using your device, leave some lights on in the room and do not hold the screen too close to your eyes. • Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to flashing lights while watching videos or playing games for extended periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop using the device immediately.

  • Page 124: Standard Limited Warranty

    (b) scratches, dents and cosmetic damage, unless caused by SAMSUNG; (c) defects or damage resulting from excessive force or use of a metallic object when pressing on a touch screen; (d) equipment that has the serial number or the enhancement data...

  • Page 125

    Limited Warranty does not cover any battery if (i) the battery has been charged by a battery charger not specified or approved by SAMSUNG for charging the battery; (ii) any of the seals on the battery are broken or show evidence of tampering;...

  • Page 126

    Limited Warranty on the original Product or for ninety (90) days, whichever is longer. All replaced Products, parts, components, boards and equipment shall become the property of SAMSUNG. Except to any extent expressly allowed by applicable law, transfer or assignment of this Limited Warranty is prohibited.

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    Product’s sale, condition or performance. You may opt out of this dispute resolution procedure by providing notice to SAMSUNG no later than 30 calendar days from the date of the first consumer purchaser’s purchase of the Product. To opt out, you must send notice by e-mail to, with the...

  • Page 130

    To avoid unintended information leaks and other problems of this sort, it is recommended that the device be returned to Samsung’s Customer Care Center for an Extended File System (EFS) Clear which will eliminate all user memory and return all settings to default settings.

  • Page 131: End User License Agreement For Software

    Important! Please provide warranty information (proof of purchase) to Samsung’s Customer Care Center in order to provide this service at no charge. If the warranty has expired on the device, charges may apply. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC 1301 E. Lookout Drive...

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    Co. reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in this EULA. The Software is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Samsung Electronics Co. or its suppliers own the title, copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Software.

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    You may not rent, lease, lend, sublicense or provide commercial hosting services with the Software. 4. CONSENT TO USE OF DATA. You agree that Samsung Electronics Co. and its affiliates may collect and use technical information gathered as part of the product support services related to the Software provided to you, if any.

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    8. TERMINATION. This EULA is effective until terminated. Your rights under this License will terminate automatically without notice from Samsung Electronics Co. if you fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this EULA. Upon termination of this EULA, you must cease all use of the Software and destroy all copies, full or partial, of the Software.

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    You agree that Samsung Electronics Co. shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss...

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    Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. The award of arbitration shall be final and binding upon the parties. (b) United States residents. ALL DISPUTES WITH SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM THIS EULA OR YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE SHALL BE RESOLVED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION, AND NOT BY A COURT OR JURY.

  • Page 140

    ("Small Claim"), the arbitrator may, if you prevail, award your reasonable attorney fees, expert witness fees and costs as part of any award, but may not grant Samsung Electronics Co. its attorney fees, expert witness fees or costs unless it is determined that the claim was brought in bad faith.

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    Software, and you will continue to enjoy the benefits of this license. 16. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; SEVERABILITY. This EULA is the entire agreement between you and Samsung Electronics Co. relating to the Software and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals and representations with respect to the Software or any other subject matter covered by this EULA.

  • Page 142: Adding A New Contact

    Index 3-way calling (Multi-Party Calling) 38 Accessing a Menu Function Address Book 27 Adjusting the Call Volume Address Book Adding a New Contact 44 Answering a Call 27 Address Book Entry Call Back Missed Call 30 Options 43 Call Waiting 37 Dialing a Number 42 Deleting Missed Call 32 Finding an Address Book...

  • Page 143: Using Shortcuts, Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device, Other Important Safety Information

    Using the Speakerphone GPS & AGPS 103 Viewing Missed Calls 29 Health and Safety Information Camera lens 18 Care and Maintenance 106 Charging battery 11 International Call 25 Children and Cell Phones 91 Menu Navigations Display Using Shortcuts 41 Icons 18 Messaging Display / Touch-Screen 102 Using Message Options 52...

  • Page 144: Smart Practices While Driving, Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling, Section 12: Warranty Information

    Samsung Mobile Products Voicemail and Recycling 100 Listening 14 Settings Setting Up 14 Time & Date 78 SIM Card Warranty Information 119 Insertion 10 World 74 Removal 10 World Clock 74 Smart Practices While Driving Soft Keys 23 Speakerphone Key 35...

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