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Table of Contents
P O R T A B L E
Q U A D - B A N D
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.

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  • Page 1 P O R T A B L E Q U A D - B A N D 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.
  • Page 2: Intellectual Property

    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.
  • Page 3 Samsung device. During the testing, the device is tested with the security solutions to see if the solutions work with the device as described by the third party security solution providers.
  • Page 4 DEVICES AND APPLICATIONS TESTED WITH SAFE™ DEVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SAMSUNG ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY PROTECTION, SAFE™ DEVICES OR APPLICATIONS TESTED WITH SAFE™ DEVICES. In...
  • Page 5 © 2013 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: www.samsung.com/us/support...
  • Page 6 ® ® DivX Certified to play DivX video up to HD 720p, including premium content. ® ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation. This is an official DivX ® Certified device that has passed rigorous testing to verify that it plays DivX video.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Customizing the Screens ....59 Creating a Samsung Account ... . . 20 Section 3: Memory Card ......66 Voice Mail .
  • Page 8 Using the Samsung Keyboard ... .101 Section 4: Call Functions and Samsung Keyboard Settings ... . .104 Contacts List ..........70 Using the Google Voice Typing .
  • Page 9 Creating and Sending Messages ..131 The Gallery ......181 Message Options .
  • Page 10 Internet ......225 Samsung Apps ..... . .241 Local .
  • Page 11 Video Player ......247 Blocking Mode ..... . . 298 Visual Voicemail .
  • Page 12 Battery Use and Safety ....347 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling . . . 348 UL Certified Travel Charger ....350 Display / Touch-Screen .
  • Page 13: Section 1: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to get started with your phone by Unless otherwise specified, all instructions in this manual installing and charging the battery, installing the micro SIM assume you are starting from the Home screen and using the card and optional memory card, and setting up your voice available keys.
  • Page 14: Battery Cover

    Special Text Example: From the Home screen, press (Menu) Settings Throughout this manual, you’ll find text that is set apart from Bluetooth. the rest. These are intended to point out important Battery Cover information, share quick methods for activating features, to define terms, and more.
  • Page 15: Sim Card Overview

    SIM Card Overview Important! Before removing or replacing the micro SIM card, make sure the device is switched off. To turn the phone off, hold down the key until the power-off image displays, then tap Power off. The micro SIM card is loaded with your subscription details such as your telephone number, PIN, available optional Release Latch services, and many other features.
  • Page 16: Installing And Removing The Sim Card

    Installing and Removing the SIM card To remove the micro SIM card: 1. Remove the battery cover. This device uses a different type of SIM card called a “micro SIM”. Other larger SIM cards will not function or fit within this 2.
  • Page 17: Installing The Microsd Memory Card

    Installing the microSD Memory Card Important! Be sure to align the gold contact pins on the card Your device supports an optional (external) microSD™ with the phone’s contact pins. memory cards for storage of media such as music, pictures, video and other files. The SD card is designed for use with this mobile device and other devices.
  • Page 18: Battery

    Battery Removing the Battery Before using your device for the first time, install the battery Grip the battery at the top end (3) and lift it up and out and charge it fully. of the battery compartment (4). Installing Battery Important! Before removing or replacing the battery, make sure the device is switched off.
  • Page 19: Charging The Battery

    Use only approved batteries and continuously and prevent proper operation. Failure to chargers. Ask your local Samsung dealer for further details. unplug the wall charger before you remove the battery, Before using your device for the first time, you must fully can cause the device to become damaged.
  • Page 20 5. When charging is finished, first unplug the charger’s Warning! While the device is charging, if the touch screen power plug from the AC wall outlet, then disconnect does not function due to an unstable power supply the charger’s connector from the phone. unplug the USB power adapter from the power outlet or unplug the USB cable from the device.
  • Page 21: Extending Your Battery Life

    Extending Your Battery Life Low Battery Indicator When the battery level is low and only a few minutes of talk Active applications, light levels, Bluetooth usage, and GPS time remain (~15% charge), a warning tone sounds and the functionality all act to drain your battery. The following is a “Battery low”...
  • Page 22: Initial Device Configuration

    • Use the Task Manager feature to end/shutdown background • Click Skip to continue without entering this information. applications that are still running. These minimized applications 4. If you indicated that you did not have a current Google can, over time, cause your device to “slow down”. account, then at the Make it Google screen, choose •...
  • Page 23: Switching The Device On Or Off

    9. Read the on-screen System Manager Application 12. Go through the on-screen tutorial. Switching the Device On or Off information. Once the device has been configured, you will not be Note: This software collects only diagnostic data from your prompted with setup screens again. device so that T-Mobile technicians can better troubleshoot issues with your device.
  • Page 24: Restarting The Device

    Restarting the Device Creating a New Google Account ™ 1. Press and hold (Power/End) until the Device You should create a Google Account when you first use options screen appears. your device in order to fully utilize the functionality. This account provides access to several device features such as 2.
  • Page 25: Signing Into Your Google Account

    Retrieving your Google Account To create a new Google Account from the Web: Password 1. From a computer, launch a Web browser and navigate to www.google.com. A Google account password is required for Google 2. On the main page, click Sign-in Create an account applications.
  • Page 26: Confirming The Default Image And Video Storage Location

    Samsung account. location for newly taken pictures or videos. Choose from: Phone or Memory card. 3. If you have previously created a Samsung account, tap Sign in. Note: It is recommended that you set the option to Memory – or –...
  • Page 27 4. Tap Terms and conditions and Privacy policy to read the 8. Confirm the Samsung account icon no longer appears legal disclaimers and related information. in the Notifications area at the top of the screen. 5. If you agree to the terms, place a green check mark in Note: Without confirming your email address and following the the I accept all the terms above field and tap Agree.
  • Page 28: Voice Mail

    Voice Mail Accessing Your Voice Mail Setting Up Your Voice Mail You can access your Voice Mail by either pressing and holding on the keypad, or by using the phone’s Your device automatically transfers all unanswered calls to Application icon, then tapping the Voice Mail application. To voicemail, even if your device is in use or turned off.
  • Page 29: Visual Voicemail

    Visual Voicemail To check Visual Voicemail messages: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people who (Visual Voicemail). left a voicemail message, and listen to the any message they want without being limited to chronological order. 2.
  • Page 30: Task Manager

    Task Manager • Downloaded displays any installed packages or applications from the Play Store that are taking up memory space. Tap Your device can run applications simultaneously, with some Uninstall to remove them from your phone. applications running in the background. •...
  • Page 31: Google Now

    Google Now To configure the Google Now settings: 1. Press and hold (Home) and then tap ® Google Now recognizes a users’ repeated actions (Google Now). performed on the device (including access of common locations, repeated calendar appointments, search queries, 2.
  • Page 32: Section 2: Understanding Your Device

    Section 2: Understanding Your Device • This section outlines key features of your device. It also Over 700,000 Apps available to download from the Google Play™ describes the device’s keys, screen and the icons that Store display when the device is in use. ®...
  • Page 33 Google Play™ Music • Compatibility with a new micro SIM card ® • Wi-Fi Calling via the use of a micro SIM card • Access to thousands of Movies and TV Shows with the Samsung Media Hub Understanding Your Device...
  • Page 34: Front View

    Front View The following illustrations show the main elements of your device. The following list correlates to the illustrations. 1. Headset jack allows you to connect a hands-free headset so you can listen to music. 2. Indicator light illuminates with a series of distinct colors and flashing patterns to indicate different notifications and statuses.
  • Page 35 3. Menu key displays a list of options available for the 8. Display shows all the information needed to operate current screen. From the Home screen it displays your phone, such as the connection status, received Add apps and widgets, Create folder, Set wallpaper, signal strength, phone battery level, and time.
  • Page 36: Back View

    Back View 5. Flash is used to take photos in low-light conditions. Side Views The following illustration shows the external elements of your Device: The following illustration shows the side elements of your 1. microSD Card Slot (internal) allows you use a microSD device: card to expand the memory of your device.
  • Page 37: Device Display

    2. Power/End key ends a call or switches the Signal strength Connection Status phone off and on. Press and hold for two seconds to Battery status turn toggle the Silent mode or Airplane mode states, Status Bar Time turn the device on or off, or Restart. Device Display Notification Your display provides information about the device’s status,...
  • Page 38: Status Bar

    Display settings Displays your current signal strength. The greater In this menu, you can change various settings for the for the the number of bars, the stronger the signal. wallpaper, cube, brightness or backlight. Indicates that the Airplane Mode is active. You From the Home screen, tap (Apps) cannot send or receive any calls or access online...
  • Page 39 Displays when you device is set to automatically Displays your current battery charge level is reject all incoming calls. The All numbers option low (Charge: ~28% - 15%). is enabled from within Call settings Call rejection Displays your current battery charge level is Auto reject mode menu.
  • Page 40 Displays when your phone is communicating Displays when the user is prompted to set up a with the 4G LTE network. new Dropbox account. Displays when the phone has detected an active Displays when the T-Mobile Name ID USB connection and is in a USB Debugging mode. application did not recognize a recent number and would like to know whether you wish to Displays when there is a new text message.
  • Page 41 Displays when data synchronization and Displays when a screen capture has been taken and application sync is active and synchronization is in stored in the clipboard. progress for Gmail, Calendar, and Contacts. For more information, refer to “Using Motions” on page 55.
  • Page 42 Displays when the USB Tethering mode is active Displays in the notifications window when action is and communicating. For more information, refer to required within the Samsung account application. “USB Tethering” on page 268. Displays in the notifications window when there are Displays when Wi-Fi is being used as a Mobile too many on-screen notification icons to display.
  • Page 43: Notification Bar

    Displays in the notifications window when a song is Displays when TTY device has been inserted. currently playing within the Play Music application. Displays when your device’s GPS is on and communicating. For more details on configuring your phone’s settings, see “Changing Your Settings”...
  • Page 44 Accessing Additional Screen Functions In addition to notifications, this screen also provides quick and ready access to separate device functions. These can be quickly activated or deactivated by toggling them on or off. Clearing Notifications 1. In a single motion, touch and drag the Status bar down The following functions can either be activated (green) or to the bottom of the screen to open the Notifications deactivated (gray): Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Sound/Vibrate/Mute,...
  • Page 45: Function Keys

    Function Keys Home Screen Your device comes equipped with three main function keys The Home screen is the starting point for using the that can be used on any screen: Home, Menu, and Back. applications on your phone. There are initially seven Home Key available panels, each populated with default shortcuts or applications.
  • Page 46 • Notification area displays those icons associated with end-user Note: Both the status bar and primary shortcuts are visible notifications such as: email messages, calls (missed, call in across all screens. progress), new voicemail, upcoming event, USB connection, Emails, and Text/MMS messages. •...
  • Page 47 Home Screen Menu Settings • Primary Shortcuts: are four shortcuts present throughout all of the available screens and can be used to both navigate within the When on the Home screen, press and then select any of device or launch any of the following functions: the following menu options: –...
  • Page 48: Applications

    Applications • Uninstall: allows you to uninstall a user-downloaded application. Only those applications that are not default to the The Application menu provides quick access to the most device can be downloaded. Tap to remove the selected frequently used applications. Applications display on each of app.
  • Page 49 The following table contains a description of each application Calendar available via both the Primary shortcuts area and via the Launches a calendar application that syncs to your Applications screens. If the application is already described Facebook™, Google™, or Microsoft Exchange work in another section of this user manual, then a cross reference calendars.
  • Page 50 Camera ChatON Launches the built-in 8.0 megapixel camera Provides a global mobile communication service application from where you can take a picture with where you can chat with more than 2 buddies via a either the front or rear facing cameras. group chat.
  • Page 51 Contacts Email The default storage location for saving phone Provides access to both your Outlook (Exchange numbers to your Contacts List is your phone’s built-in Server-based) work email and Internet email memory. accounts (such as Gmail and Yahoo! Mail). For more information, refer to “Contacts List” on page For more information, refer to “Using Email”...
  • Page 52 This application makes messaging and let’s you play, connect and share games on sharing with your friends a lot easier. You can compatible Samsung Android devices. set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast For more information, refer to “Game Hub”...
  • Page 53 Internet Media Hub Open the browser to start surfing the Web. The Provides you with a one stop shop for the hottest browser is fully optimized and comes with movie and TV content. You can now rent or advanced functionality to enhance the Internet purchase your favorite content and then watch it from browsing feature on your phone.
  • Page 54 Mobile HotSpot My Files Provides access to the Tethering and Mobile Lets you view supported image files and text files HotSpot menu where you can use either the USB on both your internal storage and microSD card. tethering or Mobile HotSpot functionality. Organize and store data, images, and more in your own personal file folders.
  • Page 55 Phone Play Movies & TV Provides the ability to make or answering calls, Rent movies and TV shows on Google Play™ and access the Contacts list, which is used to store watch instantly using the Google Play Movies app. contact information. For more information, refer to “Play Movies &...
  • Page 56 For more information, refer to “S Memo” on page 238. For more information, refer to “Samsung Apps” on S Suggest page 241. Provides on-screen recommendations for...
  • Page 57 T-Mobile TV Visual Voicemail Allows you to watch live mobile TV on your device. Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people This application is a subscription service. who left a voicemail message, and listen to the any message they want without being limited to For more information, refer to “T-Mobile TV”...
  • Page 58: Screen Navigation

    Navigating Through the Screens VPN Client The following terms describe the most common hardware This is a full-featured VPN Client that provides and on-screen actions. support for the latest IPSec VPN standards and • Press and hold: Pressing relates to use of the hardware keys and provides interoperability with support for all major VPN Gateways.
  • Page 59 • Flick: Move your finger in lighter, quicker strokes than swiping. Press and hold Touch and hold This finger gesture is always used in a vertical motion, such as when flicking through contacts or a message list. • Swipe or slide: Quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across the screen.
  • Page 60 • Pinch: “Pinch” the screen using your thumb and forefinger to zoom out when viewing a picture or a Web page. (Move fingers inward to zoom out.) • Spread: “Spread” the screen using your thumb and forefinger to Swipe or slide zoom in when viewing a picture or a Web page.
  • Page 61: Using Motions

    Using Motions Note: These screens can be re-arranged in any desired order. By activating the various gesture features within the Motion For more information, refer to “Customizing the menu (page 328), you can access a variety of time saving Screens” on page 59. functions.
  • Page 62 • • Direct call: Once enabled, the device will dial the currently Shake to update: Once enabled, shake your device to rescan for displayed on-screen Contact entry as soon as you place the Bluetooth devices, rescan for Wi-Fi devices, Refresh a Web page, device to your ear.
  • Page 63: Gyroscope Calibration

    • • Palm swipe to capture: Once enabled, you can capture any Learn about hand motions: Provides you with on-screen on-screen information swiping across the screen. In a single tutorials about selected motions such as: Palm swipe to capture motion, press the side of your hand on the screen and swipe form and Palm touch to mute/pause.
  • Page 64: Menu Navigation

    Menu Navigation Using Sub-Menus Sub-menus are available from within most screen and You can tailor the device’s range of functions to fit your needs applications. using both menus and applications. Menus, sub-menus, and features are accessed by scrolling through the available 1.
  • Page 65: Customizing The Screens

    Using Context Menus Accessing Recently-Used Applications 1. Press and hold to open the recently-used Context menus (also called pop-up menus) contain options that apply to a specific item on the screen. They function applications window. similarly to menu options that appear when you right click Note: This recent applications screen also provides access to your mouse on your desktop computer.
  • Page 66 You can customize your Home screen by doing the following: To delete a screen: • Adding, Deleting, and Rearranging screens 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Edit page. • Assigning a New Home screen 2. Touch and hold, then drag the undesired screen down •...
  • Page 67 Rearranging the Screens Note: Shared applications consist of those that have 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap previously been downloaded from the Play Store. Edit page. 2. Touch and hold a screen and then drag it into its new 4.
  • Page 68: Adding And Removing Primary Shortcuts

    To add a shortcut from the Applications screen: 5. Scroll across the pages and tap a selection. 1. Press to go to the Home screen. To delete a shortcut: 2. Select a screen location for your new shortcut by 1. Press to go to the Home screen.
  • Page 69: Adding And Removing Widgets

    Adding and Removing Widgets To insert a new primary shortcut: 1. Press and then tap (Apps). Widgets are self-contained applications that can be placed on any screen. Unlike shortcuts, widgets appear as 2. Locate your desired application, then touch and hold applications.
  • Page 70: Managing Wallpapers

    Managing Wallpapers To place a widget onto a different screen: 1. Touch and hold the widget until it becomes Wallpapers consist of either Gallery images (user taken), Live transparent. wallpapers (animated backgrounds), or Wallpaper gallery (default phone wallpapers). 2. Slowly drag it past the edge of the screen until the adjacent page appears highlighted and it then snaps Note: Selecting animated Live wallpapers will require onto the new page.
  • Page 71 To change the current Lock screen wallpaper: Note: Wallpapers supports the following image types: JPEG, 1. Navigate to any screen, touch and hold an empty area PNG, GIF, BMP, and WBMP. of the screen, and tap Set wallpaper Lock screen. –...
  • Page 72: Section 3: Memory Card

    Section 3: Memory Card SD card Overview Your device lets you use a microSD card (also referred to as a memory card) to expand available memory space. This After mounting an SD card in the device you can use your secure digital card enables you to exchange images, music, computer to access and manage the SD card.
  • Page 73: Mounting The Sd Card

    Communicating with the SD card Important! DO NOT remove a microSD card while the device is 1. Insert the SD card into the external, SD card slot (For accessing or transferring files. Doing so will result more information, refer to “Installing the microSD in loss or damage of data.
  • Page 74 SD card Memory Status 5. Confirm the new mounted drive appears as a new drive on your computer. As soon as the connection is To view the memory allocation for your external SD card: established a drive letter is assigned to the phone’s From the Home screen, press and then tap storage device.
  • Page 75: Factory Data Reset

    Factory Data Reset From this menu you can reset your phone and sound settings to the factory default settings. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings Back up and reset. 2. Tap Factory data reset. This action erases all data from your device except current system software and bundled applications, or SD card files such as music or photos.
  • Page 76: Section 4: Call Functions And Contacts List

    Section 4: Call Functions and Contacts List Making a Call This section describes features and functionality associated with making or answering calls, and the Contacts list, which You can store phone numbers that are regularly used to the is used to store contact information. SIM card or to the device’s memory.
  • Page 77: Ending A Call

    Quick Dialing a Number from the Contacts List Running a Call in the Background 1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts). If you exit the current call screen and return to the Home screen, you are visually notified that you are still on an active 2.
  • Page 78: Making Emergency Calls

    Ending a Call from the Status Bar Making Emergency Calls 1. From an active call, you can launch a separate If you do not have a SIM card installed the first time you turn application or return to the Home screen. The current on the phone, the Insert SIM card to make calls message call is kept active in the background.
  • Page 79: Dialing Options

    Making an Emergency Call With a SIM card installed • Touch and slide to return to the Home screen while still remaining in the Emergency calling mode. This allows you The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an emergency number a 1-tap process. Before you can resume normal to access other applications while staying in this mode.
  • Page 80: Answering A Call

    Answering a Call To view additional dialing options: After entering a number, tap When somebody calls you, the phone rings and displays the • Send message to send the current caller a text message while incoming call image. The caller's phone number, picture, or name if stored in Contacts List, displays.
  • Page 81: Managing Reject Calls

    Managing Reject Calls This feature allows you to categorize both known and unknown callers as rejected contacts. These Contacts are then added to you Rejection list which can be managed for Touch and drag individual entries from within the Contacts list or as a whole upward to reject from the Call rejection screen.
  • Page 82: International Calls

    Adding numbers to the rejection list International Calls Entries can be added to the list via either the Contacts menu 1. From the Home screen, tap and then touch and or via the Auto reject list menu. The Contacts menu option hold until the device shows “+”...
  • Page 83: Pause Dialing

    Pause Dialing Wait Dialing You can dial or save phone numbers with pauses for use with Inserting a Wait into your dialing sequence means that the automated systems, such as voicemail or financial phone phone waits until it hears a dial tone before proceeding with numbers.
  • Page 84: Redialing The Last Number

    Redialing the Last Number Setting Up Speed Dial Entries The device stores the numbers of the calls you’ve dialed, Important! Speed dial location #1 is reserved for Voicemail. No received, or missed if the caller is identified. other number can be assigned to this slot. To recall any of these numbers: 1.
  • Page 85: Making A Call Using Speed Dial

    Changing a Speed Dial Entry Order Removing a Speed Dial Entry 1. From the Home screen, tap 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting. 2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting. 3. Touch and hold a existing on-screen speed dial Important! The number 1 is reserved for Voicemail and location and select Delete from the context menu.
  • Page 86: Wi-fi Calling

    Wi-Fi Calling Activating Wi-Fi 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Wi-Fi Calling is a free feature for T-Mobile customers using Settings. this device with the new ISIM card. Wi-Fi Calling is an excellent solution for coverage issues in and around the 2.
  • Page 87 4. If (Missing 911 Address) displays in the Status Note: With certain rate plans, minutes used while connected Bar, follow these steps to provide 911 an address for to the Wi-Fi network count against available rate plan emergency situations: minutes. •...
  • Page 88 7. Tap OK to save the setting. When Action Then 8. From the Home screen, press and then tap Displays on the You are connected to the Settings More settings. screen status T-Mobile network and can 9. Tap Wi-Fi Calling slider to toggle off the feature, then bar.
  • Page 89: In Call Options

    In Call Options Adjusting the Call Volume During a call, use the Volume keys on the left side of the Your phone provides a number of features that are available device, to adjust the earpiece volume. for use during a call. During a call, press the Up volume key to increase the volume level and the Down volume key to decrease the Call...
  • Page 90: Placing A Call On Hold

    Placing a Call on Hold Adjusting Noise Reduction During a call it may be necessary to adjust the noise You can place the current call on hold whenever you want. If reduction feature. Activating this feature can improve the your network supports this service, you can also make quality of your conversation by reducing ambient noise.
  • Page 91: Turning The Speakerphone On And Off

    Turning the Speakerphone on and off Switching to Bluetooth Headset 1. Pair the target Bluetooth headset prior to your call. While on a call, you can use your Speakerphone by following these steps: 2. While on a call, switch to the Bluetooth headset instead 1.
  • Page 92: Multi-party Calls

    Multi-Party calls Creating a Message During a Call Making a Multi-Party Call During a call you can create a message. 1. Press and then tap Message (Compose). A multi-party call is a network service that multiple people to participate in a multi-party or conference call. 2.
  • Page 93 Having a Private Conversation With One Participant Split Caller End Call Note: The Manage conference call option is not available for multi-party calls created while using the Wi-Fi Calling feature. You must be on the cellular network to use the manage feature.
  • Page 94: Call Waiting

    Dropping One Participant Note: The new caller appears at the top of the list. The 1. Tap Manage to the right of the number to drop. previous caller is placed on hold and appears at the The participant is disconnected and you can continue bottom of the list.
  • Page 95: Using S Voice

    5. Wake up the application by repeating the phrase Hi Galaxy. Note: The wake-up command/phrase can be changed from “Hi Galaxy” to anything else. For more information, refer to “Samsung Unlock Options” on page 314. Call Functions and Contacts List...
  • Page 96: Logs Tab

    Logs Tab Accessing the Logs Tab 1. From the Home screen, tap (Logs tab). The Logs tab is a list of the phone numbers (or Contacts Logs Logs entries) for calls you placed, accepted, or missed. The Logs 2. Tap an entry to view available options. tab makes redialing a number fast and easy.
  • Page 97 Accessing Call log from The Notifications Area Call logs - Caller Overview • Tap a contact entry name or number to reveal the Call options 1. Locate from the Notifications area of the Status screen: bar. • Create contact to save the number if it is not already in your 2.
  • Page 98: Altering Numbers From The Logs List

    Altering Numbers from the Logs List • Add to reject list press to add the current phone number to an automatic rejection list. Similar to a block list, the If you need to make a call from the Logs screen and you selected caller will be blocked from making an incoming calls need to alter the number prior to dialing, you can add the to your phone.
  • Page 99: Call Duration

    Erasing the Call logs List • Received calls: shows the total length of time for all calls received. You can delete either an individual call log entry or all current entries from the Logs list. • All calls: shows the total length of time for all calls made and received.
  • Page 100: Section 5: Entering Text

    • Google voice typing: provides a voice to text interface. 2. Tap (Choose input method) and select an • Samsung keyboard (default): an on-screen QWERTY available input method. keyboard that can be used in both portrait and landscape orientation. •...
  • Page 101: Entering Text Using Swype

    Enabling and Configuring Swype • Sound on keypress: turns on sounds generated by the Swype If you configure another text input method (Samsung application. keyboard) you must re-enable Swype before using the • Show helpful tips: turns on a flashing indicator for quick help.
  • Page 102 – • Show complete trace: once enabled, sets wether or not to Follow the on-screen instructions to backup and sync your display the complete Swype path. dictionary based on an email address. – • Pop-up on keypress: once enabled, displays a character Enter the activation code received after your email has been above an on-screen key while typing.
  • Page 103: Swype Text Entry Tips

    Swype Text Entry Tips 7. Tap Personalization to access and manage your personal dictionary. Log into the available accounts to You can access the SwypeTips application and watch a video add help personalize your personal dictionary with or tutorial on using Swype. You can also use the following commonly used words or names from your available Swype text entry tips.
  • Page 104: Selecting A Text Input Mode In Swype

    Selecting a Text Input Mode in Swype Swype Keyboard Overview • Recipients: a field where you can enter the recipients of the 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text current message. You can choose from Groups, Favorites, input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 105 Using 123ABC Mode in SWYPE In 123ABC mode, you can enter only letters and a few common punctuation marks from the on-screen keyboard. Recipients The text mode key shows Text input field 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 106 Entering Numbers and Symbols in SWYPE All lowercase By using the on-screen keyboard in portrait mode, some Displays when the next character is entered in symbols are not available (such as Emoticons or Smileys). lowercase. Pressing this while in 123SYM mode, In SYM mode using Swype, you can only enter symbols and reveals additional numeric-symbols keys.
  • Page 107: Using The Samsung Keyboard

    Using the Samsung Keyboard 2. The virtual keyboard is then assigned to the Samsung keyboard configuration for all subsequent text input. This QWERTY keyboard can be used to enter text in either a Portrait or landscape orientation. The only difference...
  • Page 108: Entering Text Using Different Input Options

    Entering Text using Different Input Options • Settings to access the Samsung keyboard settings menu. Changing the Text Input Mode in Keyboard Although the default text input method with the Samsung keyboard is to use the on-screen keys you have other 1.
  • Page 109 Using ABC Mode in Samsung Keyboard All lowercase 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text Displays when the next character is entered in input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard. lowercase. 2. Tap to configure the keyboard for ABC mode.
  • Page 110: Samsung Keyboard Settings

    (Input Methods), drag across the icons, and desired. select (Settings) to reveal the Samsung keyboard 2. Tap to configure the keyboard for Symbol settings screen. mode. Once in this mode, the text input type shows 2.
  • Page 111 (Input Methods) to reveal the Samsung on-screen key. keyboard settings screen. – Key-tap sound enables auditory feedback when you tap an on-screen key. • Tutorial launches a brief on-screen tutorial covering the main concepts related to the Samsung keyboard. Entering Text...
  • Page 112: Using The Google Voice Typing

    2. In a single motion touch and slide the Predictive text • Clear personalized data removes all personalized data slider to the right to turn it on entered by the user. 3. Tap the Predictive text field and configure any of the 4.
  • Page 113: Using Google Voice Typing

    4. Tap (Done) when you are finished. 6. Activate Block offensive words to block recognition of – or – known offensive words or language. (A green check mark indicates the feature is active). (Resume) to resume recognition. 7. Tap Download offline speech recognition to enable speech Note: The feature works best when you break your message recognition via locally stored files so that even if you down into smaller segments.
  • Page 114: Section 6: Contacts

    Your device automatically sorts the Contacts entries 2. From the Home screen, press and then tap alphabetically. You can create either a Phone, SIM, Samsung Settings and then navigate to the Accounts area. account, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, or Google contact.
  • Page 115 • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (also known as Work or Outlook) contacts are those contacts that are intended to be 3. Tap a destination type (Phone, SIM, Samsung account, ® shared with either an Exchange Server or from within Microsoft Google, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) (depending ®...
  • Page 116 4. Tap the Name field and enter a name for this contact 8. Enter additional information such as: Email, Address, using the displayed keypad. Events, Groups, Ringtone, Message alert, Vibration • Tap to access additional name entries such as: Name pattern or tap Add another field to input additional prefix, First name, Middle name, Last name, and Name suffix.
  • Page 117 5. scroll through the list to select a category such as Mobile, Home, Work, Work Fax, Home Fax, Pager, Other, 4. Tap a destination type (Phone, SIM, Samsung account, Custom, or Callback. Google, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) (depending on where you want to save the new contact 8.
  • Page 118: Finding A Contact

    Finding a Contact You can store phone numbers and their corresponding Tabs names onto either your SIM card, your phone’s built-in Search Create memory, or an external location (such as Google, Exchange, Contacts Contacts or T-Mobile Backup). They are all physically separate but are field used as a single entity, called Contacts.
  • Page 119: Editing Contact Information

    Editing Contact Information 3. Edit the contact information then: • Tap Save to complete and store the new entry or 1. From the Home screen, tap • Tap Cancel to delete the current entry. 2. Tap a contact name from the list and tap (Edit).
  • Page 120: Deleting Contacts

    4. Enter additional information such as: Email, Address, 3. Tap Add to Contacts Update existing. Events, Groups, Ringtone, Message alert, Vibration 4. Scroll through the available list of existing entries and pattern or tap Add another field to input additional select the desired target.
  • Page 121: Contact List Options

    If several of your contacts are from other external sources, this display contacts stored to your SIM card, Samsung account, allows you to “back them up” or copy them to your Samsung Gmail, or only display contacts that are part of a customized list.
  • Page 122: Contact Menu Options

    • Print contact info: allows you to print selected information on • Share contact information: allows you to send the current a compatible Samsung printer. entry info via text message. • Add to favorites: allows you to copy the current Contacts entry to the list within the Favorites tab.
  • Page 123: Contact Entry Options

    Contact Entry Options Joining Contact Information 1. From the Home screen, Most people now maintain multiple email accounts, social networking logins, and other similar account information. For example, a Facebook account login name might differ from a 2. Tap an entry to reveal the corporate email account login because they are maintained Contact entry’s Overview separately and for different groups of people.
  • Page 124 1. From the Home screen, tap Important! It is the first contact image that is displayed for 2. Tap a contact name (the name you want to link to both, and the first contact’s name that is used. another entry) to reveal the Contact entry’s Overview For example: If Amy (original entry) is joined with Screen.
  • Page 125: Marking A Contact As Default

    Unjoining a Contact Marking a Contact as Default 1. From the Home screen, tap When you use applications such as the Voice Dialer or other messaging type applications, the application needs to know 2. Tap a contact name (the account name from which you which information is primary (default) in a contact entry list.
  • Page 126: Sending A Namecard

    Note: The Web storage Upload feature requires that you are logged into your Samsung account prior to upload. Note: Email appears as an option only after an Internet or Exchange email account has been created.
  • Page 127: Copying Contact Information

    Copying Contact Information • Messaging to attach the contact cards to a new outgoing text Copying Contact Information to the SIM Card message. • Wi-Fi Direct to transmit the entries to another Wi-Fi Direct The default storage location for saving phone numbers to enabled device.
  • Page 128: Synchronizing Contacts

    Copying Contact Information to the microSD Synchronizing Contacts Card Syncing data from your managed accounts allows you to add This procedure allows you to copy entry information saved and manage a new or existing contact from your online or on the phone’s memory, onto the SIM card. remote accounts to your phone.
  • Page 129: Display Options

    5. Your Contacts tab then reflects any updated Contact information. • SIM lists those Contacts currently found only on your SIM card. • Samsung account lists those Contacts currently found and Note: Syncing of contacts requires you are logged into your sync’d within the Samsung account.
  • Page 130: Adding More Contacts Via Accounts And Sync

    1. From the Home screen, press and then tap to synchronize with your Contact list. Selections are: Settings and then navigate to the Accounts area. Samsung account, ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Facebook, 2. Tap Add account Facebook. Google, LDAP, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.
  • Page 131: Additional Contact Options

    5. If prompted, configure any requested optional Note: From the main Accounts and sync page you can also tap permissions and tap Log in. Sync all to resync all accounts. 6. Tap those contact settings you wish to synchronize (all Additional Contact Options are enabled by default).
  • Page 132: Contact List Settings

    Export/Import • Contact sharing settings allows you configure how your Contacts entries are sent: individually or as a single file For more information, refer to “Copying Contact Information” containing all available entries. on page 121. Contact List Settings Tap Settings to select a share setting. –...
  • Page 133: Groups

    Groups Adding an Existing Entry to a Current Caller Group This feature allows you to add a new or existing contact to a 1. From the Home screen, tap call group. This group can be one of the already present Groups Groups groups (Family, Friends, or Work) or a user-created group.
  • Page 134: Editing A Caller Group

    Editing a Caller Group Sending a Message to a Group To edit a Group entry, there must be at least one member as 1. From the Home screen, tap Groups Groups part of the selected group. 2. Tap an existing group, and press and then tap 1.
  • Page 135: The Favorites Tab

    The Favorites Tab The Favorites tab is a list of the phone numbers that have been designated as favorite contacts. For more information, refer to “Logs Tab” on page 90. 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Tap (Favorites tab). Favorites Favorites Adding a contact to your favorites list:...
  • Page 136: Section 7: Messages

    Section 7: Messages This section describes how to send or receive different types The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send and of messages. It also explains the features and functionality receive multimedia messages (such as picture, video, and associated with messaging. audio messages) to and from other mobile phones or email Types of Messages addresses.
  • Page 137: Creating And Sending Messages

    Creating and Sending Messages 4. Add more recipients by tapping either the Enter recipient field or and selecting recipients. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) 5. Tap the Enter message field and use the on-screen (Compose). keypad to enter a message. For more information, refer 2.
  • Page 138: Message Options

    Quick Messaging a Number from the Contacts Message Options List Options before composing a message 1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts). 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) 2. Locate an entry from the Contacts list. 2. Before composing a message, press from the 3.
  • Page 139 Options while composing a message • Spam messages: displays the spam messages folder and its contents. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) • Text templates: displays your available text message reply 2. From within an open message, press to display templates.
  • Page 140: Adding Attachments To A Message

    • • Duration (5 sec) (only in MMS): allows you to change the Video: allows you to choose an existing video from the Videos list, duration of the image slideshow. then add it to your message. • • Layout (bottom) (only in MMS): allows you to change the Capture video: allows you to temporarily exit the message, layout.
  • Page 141: Viewing Newly Received Messages

    Viewing Newly Received Messages Adding Additional Text You can copy text such as names, phone numbers, and When you receive a message, your phone notifies you by events from your Contacts, Calendar, or a Memo. displaying within the Notification area at the top left of 1.
  • Page 142: Message Threads

    Message Threads 3. Compose your reply. Your texts are colored Blue and your caller’s replies are Sent and received text and Current Recipient My Text Yellow. picture messages are grouped into message 4. Tap (Send) to deliver your reply. threads. Threaded messages –...
  • Page 143: Deleting Messages

    Deleting Messages To access additional Bubble options: Deleting a single message thread Touch and hold the message bubble within an active message conversation to display the following options: 1. From the Home screen, tap • Delete message: deletes the currently selected message 2.
  • Page 144: Message Search

    Deleting a single message bubble Message Search 1. From the Home screen, tap You can search through your messages by using the 2. Open a message to reveal the message string. Message Search feature. 1. From the Home screen, tap 3.
  • Page 145: General Settings

    Multimedia message (MMS) settings • Use the volume key: allows you to change the text size by • Delivery reports: when this option is activated, the network using the up or down volume keys. General settings informs you whether or not your message was delivered. •...
  • Page 146: Notification Settings

    Push message settings Emergency message settings • Push messages: allows you to receive push messages from • Emergency alerts: allows you to configure emergency alert the network. settings. You can enable/disable those alert categories you wish to receive. Choose from: Imminent extreme alert, •...
  • Page 147 – Block unknown senders: when active, automatically blocks There are three types of Emergency Alerts: • Alerts issued by the President incoming messages from unknown sources or blocked numbers. • Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life Emergency Alert Configuration •...
  • Page 148: Assigning Messages As Spam

    Assigning Messages as Spam 5. Tap the Number field to manually enter phone number. – or – You can now assign either a phone number as spam or use a key term or phrase. Any message assigned as spam is to select from either your existing Logs or automatically placed with your Spam messages folder.
  • Page 149: Accessing Your Spam Folder

    4. Tap Register phrase as spam (Add new). If an incoming message is designated in coming from an unknown sender, it is automatically assigned as spam and is • Register phrase as spam: allows you to assign a specific text now located in your Spam folder.
  • Page 150: Using Email

    • To create your own text template: IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) - This protocol is 1. From the Home screen, tap frequently used in large networks and commercial settings. IMAP4 is the current standard. 2. From the Messaging list, press and then tap Text •...
  • Page 151: Creating An Internet Email Account

    Creating an Internet Email Account 3. Tap Show password to display the password as you enter it in the associated field. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) • Tap Manual setup to configure your connection settings (Email). manually (POP3 or IMAP). Follow the on-screen prompts and 2.
  • Page 152: Composing Email

    Composing Email Messages for this account display on the Inbox tab. You can also view Personal information for this account, Receipts (if 1. From the Home screen, tap (Email). you setup the account to return receipts), Travel information, 2. Tap the account name field (upper-left) to open the and more (if available).
  • Page 153: Configuring Email Settings

    • Default account: Assign this account as the default email Note: If you attach an image to your email, you have the option account used for outgoing messages. to resize it prior to delivery. Choose from: Original, • Always Cc/Bcc myself allows you to include your own email Large (70%), Medium (30%), or Small (10%).
  • Page 154: Microsoft Exchange Email (outlook)

    • Size to retrieve emails: configures the incoming email size Note: Some the above options may not be displayed when allowed to pass through to your phone automatically without using some Internet account types. user interaction. Emails with attachments larger than Microsoft Exchange Email (Outlook) configured will have to be retrieved manually.
  • Page 155 Setting Up a Microsoft Exchange Email account 6. Tap Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (from the add new email account screen). 1. From the Home screen, tap (Email). 2. If you already have other email account setup: Note: If prompted with an on-screen notification that the •...
  • Page 156 • Exchange Server: your exchange server remote email 10. With the new server information entered, tap Next. address. Typically starts with mail.XXX.com. Obtain this 11. Read the on-screen Activation disclaimer and, when information from your company network administrator. prompted, tap OK. The device then verifies your incoming server settings.
  • Page 157 Deleting an Exchange Email Message 15. Identify your new work email account with a unique name (Ex: Work), then tap Done. Touch and hold an email (from your inbox list) and Opening an Exchange Email select Delete from the on-screen context menu. 1.
  • Page 158 – Tap the Signature field, change the current text, and tap Done • Period to sync Email to assign the sync range for your to save the new signature. incoming and outgoing email messages between your phone and your external exchange server. How many days worth of •...
  • Page 159 • Period to sync Calendar assigns a period for your phone to • Email notifications enables the phone to display a status bar sync calendar events. Choose from: 2 weeks, 1 month, icon when new email messages have been received. 3 months, 6 months, or All calendar.
  • Page 160: Using Google Mail

    Using Google Mail Refreshing Gmail Mail Google Mail (Gmail) is Google’s web-based email. When you From within the Gmail message list, tap (Refresh) first setup the phone, Gmail is configured. Depending on the at the bottom of the screen to refresh the screen, send synchronization settings, Gmail is automatically synchronized and receive new emails, and synchronize your email with your Gmail account.
  • Page 161: Viewing A Gmail Message

    4. Press and select Add Cc/Bcc to add a carbon or • Mute: mutes the conversation. blind copy. • Report spam: reports the Email message as spam. 5. Enter the subject of this message in the Subject field. • Report phishing: reports the Email message as a phishing 6.
  • Page 162: Google Talk

    Gmail accounts. information. Note: Before using this application, you must first have an Important! The Samsung account manages the access active Gmail account available and be currently logged information (username/password) to several applications, such as AllShare Play, ChatON, and Media Hub.
  • Page 163 Registering with the Service 7. Choose to receive the verification code via either SMS (text message) or Voice (answering machine call) to 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung your device. account. Note: If you opt to receive the verification code via SMS, this Note: If you are already signed into your Samsung account, information is sent directly to your device.
  • Page 164 Using ChatON for Chatting Note: For more information, press (Settings) and tap 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) General Help. (ChatON). 2. Tap the Buddies tab and select a buddy to initiate your chat. 3. Enter your message using the on-screen text entry method.
  • Page 165: Google

    Deleting a single message bubble 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to use Google+. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 5. Visit www.google.com/mobile/+/ for more information. Messenger (ChatON). 2. Launch a chat session to reveal the message string. Messenger allows you to bring groups of friends together into 3.
  • Page 166 5. When prompted, configure the Instant Upload parameters as desired and tap DONE. 6. Follow any on-screen setup instructions. 7. At the Messenger screen, tap to start a new message. 8. In the upper text field, enter a name, email address, or circle.
  • Page 167: Section 8: Multimedia

    Section 8: Multimedia Assigning the Default Storage This section explains how to use the multimedia features of Location your device, including the Camera/Camcorder, Music Player, AllShare Play, and how to manage your photos, images and sounds. Important! Too many users can overlook this storage location You can take photographs and shoot video by using the until something goes wrong.
  • Page 168: Using The Camera

    Using the Camera 5. Press (Camera) until the shutter sounds. (The Taking Photos picture is automatically stored within your designated storage location (page 161). If no microSD is installed, Taking pictures with your device’s built-in camera is as all pictures are stored on the Phone.) For more simple as choosing a subject, pointing the camera, then information, refer to “Camera Options”...
  • Page 169: Camera Options

    Camera Options Shooting mode (continued): Options are represented by icons across both sides of the • Best face: takes a series of photographs screen. simultaneously, then allows you to cycle through The following shortcuts are available for the camera: the available thumbnails and choose the best photo showing the subject’s best face.
  • Page 170 • Buddy photo share: uses face recognition from Share shot - Shooting mode: lists the current shooting pictures in your contacts to send your friends or modes available from with the Share Shot mode. family pictures of themselves. Settings: • Beauty: adjusts the contrast to smooth facial Edit shortcuts: allows you to set shortcut icons for the features.
  • Page 171 Settings (continued): Settings (continued): Effects: allows you to change the color tone or apply Resolution: allows you to set the image size to either: special effects to the photo. Options include: 8M (3264x2448), W6M (3264x1836), No effect, Cold vintage, Warm vintage, Posterize, 3.2M (2048x1536), W2.4M (2048x1152), Solarize, Green point, Blue point, Red-yellow W0.9M (1280x720), or 0.3M (640x480).
  • Page 172 Settings (continued): Camera button: takes a photo when pressed in Camera mode. Auto share shot: when enabled, automatically enable the share shot feature once a Wi-Fi Direct connection is detected. Camera Mode: allows you to take a photo in various modes.
  • Page 173 Buddy photo share: allows you to share the current image • Delete : allows you to delete the current picture. with active ChatON buddies. – Print: allows you to print the current image on a compatible Samsung printer. – Rename: allows you to rename the current file. Multimedia...
  • Page 174: Sharing Pictures

    Sharing Pictures – Scan for nearby devices: scans for nearby DLNA-compliant devices that can receive or display the current image. Pictures are the best way of remembering the moment, but – Details: files details such as Title, Time, Width, Height, an even better treat is to share them with others.
  • Page 175 Enabling Share Shot • S Beam Transfer uses the NFC (near Field Communication) feature found on your device to transmit large files directly to Share shot is a Wi-Fi Direct group sharing feature where another compatible device by direct touch. multiple users can Wi-Fi connect their devices and then all This method of image transfer requires NFC and S Beam to be share each others pictures in real-time.
  • Page 176 4. Tap Scan and select the single device name to begin To enable Share shot on Camera: the connection process to another Wi-Fi Direct 1. From the Home screen, tap (Camera) compatible device. (Shooting Mode) Share shot. – or – 2.
  • Page 177: Using S Beam To Share Pictures

    To take share shot images: 4. If not already active, in a single motion touch and slide 1. Press (Camera key) until the shutter sounds. the S Beam slider to the right to turn it on. 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 5.
  • Page 178 8. From the Touch to beam screen, tap the reduced image To share multiple pictures via S Beam: preview to begin the transfer (2). After a few seconds 1. On the source device (containing the desired image or (depending on file size) the recipient with then see the video), tap (Apps) (Gallery).
  • Page 179: Camera Gallery Options

    Camera Gallery Options 3. Tap the on-screen image and use either of the following image menu options: The Gallery is where you can access the Gallery of stored camera images. • Share via : allows you to share the picture via ChatON, 1.
  • Page 180 – Buddy photo share: allows you to share the current image with active ChatON buddies. Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before you can use this feature. – Print: allows you to print the current image on a compatible Samsung printer.
  • Page 181: Taking A Screen Shot

    Confirm (AllShare Controller enabled) appears in 6. With the current screen showing the desired image, in the Notification area at the top of the device to indicate a single motion, place the side of your palm along the you are using your device as the media source. one side of the device and then slowly swipe it in the Taking a Screen Shot opposite direction over the screen.
  • Page 182: Using The Camcorder

    Assigning an Image as a Wallpaper Editing a Photo 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) You can edit your photos using the optional Photo editor (Gallery). application on your device. Using the Camcorder 2. Select a folder location and tap a file to open it. 3.
  • Page 183: Camcorder Options

    9. Once the file has been saved, tap the image viewer, Note: Use either the Up and Down volume keys or spread/ then tap (Play) to playback your video for review. pinch the screen to zoom in or out. For more 10.
  • Page 184 Effects: allows you to change the color tone or apply Settings: special effects to the video. Options include: No effect, Edit shortcuts: allows you to set shortcut icons for the Cold vintage, Warm vintage, Posterize, Solarize, settings that you use the most. Green point, Blue point, Red-yellow point, GPS tag: allows you to turn GPS On or Off (also Washed out, Cartoonify, Black and white, Sepia, or...
  • Page 185 Settings (continued): Settings (continued): Effects: allows you to change the color tone or apply Contextual filename: (requires GPS tagging) allows special effects to the video. Options include: you to adjust the filename based on contextual No effect, Cold vintage, Warm vintage, Posterize, information such as your current GPS location.
  • Page 186: Accessing Videos

    Accessing Videos Live Shooting: takes a photo during a video When you shoot a video, the file is saved in the Camera recording session in Camcorder mode. folder. You can view your videos immediately or view them anytime in the Camera folder. Note: This feature is not functional when the Anti-Shake feature is activated.
  • Page 187: The Gallery

    • More : provides you with the additional options such as: Note: If you stored your files in folders (directories) on the – Slideshow: (shown in Portrait mode) allows you to see your storage card, Gallery displays these folders as separate files in a slideshow or access the slideshow settings.
  • Page 188: Sharing Videos

    Sharing Videos Using Picture-In-Picture 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) This feature can be used during playback of supported video (Video Player). After a few seconds, each types via either the Gallery, Play Videos, or Video player. on-screen video begins to cycle through a preview of Note: Some applications might not allow this video to remain the first five seconds of the clip.
  • Page 189: Locating Your Vod Registration Number

    DivX Overview Note: The Picture-In-Picture feature only works when using ® This device is able to playback DivX videos. DivX Certified the Video player application. Other video players (ex: ® to play DivX video up to HD 720p, including premium YouTube), do not support this feature.
  • Page 190 Register Your DivX Device for VOD Playback of 6. Select a location on your computer to download the Purchased Movies DivX registration video with the same title as your device nickname (ex: Pat.divx). To play purchased DivX movies on your device, you will first need to complete a one-time registration using both your 7.
  • Page 191: Media Hub

    11. Locate your registration DivX video file and tap the file to play it. Once you play the registration file on your Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie device, your registration is complete. and TV content. With hundreds of titles available, 12.
  • Page 192: Creating A New Media Hub Account

    Before you can rent or buy media, you must first create an Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your account. Enter the required information. registration for a new Samsung account. 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung Using Media Hub account. There should be no icon in the Notifications area of the screen.
  • Page 193: Media Hub Notices

    • 4. Scroll through the media listings and tap on an item You can use 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi connectivity in order to download you would like to purchase or rent. Media Content. • 5. Tap tap Buy or Rent. Unlike purchased Media Content, rented Media Content will be viewable on only 1 device in your account.
  • Page 194: Play Movies & Tv

    Play Movies & TV • In no event will rented Media Content be available for a period of more than thirty (30) days (or shorter on a title-by-title basis) This application allows you to connect to the Play Store, after the Media Content has been rented (e.g., if you begin download a movie and then watch it instantly.
  • Page 195: Play Music

    For more information on using the Picture-in-Picture feature 2. If prompted, follow the on-screen instructions to link for video playback, see “Using Picture-In-Picture” on your current account to Google Play Music. page 182. 3. Tap an on-screen account to add it or select Add Play Music account to use a new account.
  • Page 196: Searching For Music In Your Library

    Changing Library View Searching for Music in Your Library 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) You can change the way you view the contents of your library. (Play Music). 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 2. Tap (Search) to search through your available (Play Music).
  • Page 197: Listening To Music

    Listening to Music The Now playing screen opens and the song you touched or the first song in the album or playlist starts You can listen to music by using your device’s built-in to play. The tracks in the current list play in order until speakers, through a wired headset, or through a wireless Bluetooth stereo headset.
  • Page 198: Tab Options

    Displaying the Now Playing Screen • ALBUMS: Play, Add to queue, Add to playlist, More by artist, or Shop for artist. If you navigate away from the Now playing screen, to return to the Now playing screen from other Music screens: •...
  • Page 199 • Help: Provides an on-screen series of related help topics. When Shuffle mode is enabled via Show Options, 4. Tap Add to playlist to add the song to a playlist. songs play in random order. When enabled, – or – songs play in random order.
  • Page 200: Music Player

    Adding Songs to Playlists Music Player 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) The Music Player is an application that can play music files. (Play Music). The music player supports files with extensions AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, WMA, 3GP, MP4, and M4A. Launching the 2.
  • Page 201: Music Player Options

    Making a Song a Phone Ringtone 4. Use any of the following Music Player controls: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) Pause the song. (Music Player). 2. Tap the All tab. Start the song after pausing. 3. Touch and hold a song from the list to reveal the Press and hold to rewind the song.
  • Page 202: Music Player Settings

    • Add to playlist: allows you to add the current music file to a • SoundAlive: set a type of equalization such as Normal, Pop, selected playlist. Rock, Jazz, Dance, Classic, etc. • Details: allows you to view media info such as Artist, Title, •...
  • Page 203: Using Playlists

    Using Playlists Adding Music to a Playlist 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) Playlists are used to assign music files into groups for (Music Player). playback. These Playlists can be created using the Music player on this device, or using a third-party application (such 2.
  • Page 204: Transferring Music Files

    Removing Music from a Playlist 5. Enter a new name for this playlist and tap OK. Transferring Music Files 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Music Player). Music files can be downloaded to the phone using one of two 2.
  • Page 205: Music Hub

    Music Hub. Note: You must sign in to your Samsung account before you Select an item to play a sample, add an item to your can use the application.
  • Page 206: Allshare Play

    AllShare Play You can use Music Hub to buy albums or individual tracks. This application wirelessly synchronizes your Samsung You can also build your own album from various tracks. device with your TV, streams content and even keeps tabs on 1.
  • Page 207: Configuring Allshare Settings

    • Registered devices allows you to stream/share selected Media Hub. multimedia content from your device to DLNA compliant device connected to the same Wireless Access Point. 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung Configuring AllShare Settings account. There should be no icon in the The AllShare Play™...
  • Page 208: Setting Up Web Storage

    (Add storage) and Play by requiring a user enter the currently active and then tap on the media that you would like to share. associated Samsung account password. Tap Locking • A file with in the upper-right indicates it is stored remotely AllShare Play to activate/deactivate the feature.
  • Page 209: Sharing Files Via Web Storage

    Sharing files via Web Storage Note: If you already have a current Sugar Sync account, tap Files can be uploaded to a Web storage location, such as Sign in. SugerSync by either login into the service and sharing a folder on your computer with the storage location or sharing 4.
  • Page 210 To upload a video on your device to Web storage: Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) you can use this feature. (Gallery). 2. Select a folder location (ex: Camera) and touch and 3.
  • Page 211: Allshare Cast Hub

    TV. your device to the external TV. Note: There is no need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network or to be logged into your Samsung Account to use this AllShare Cast Hub Status LED feature.
  • Page 212 To activate AllShare Cast on your device: Note: The status LED begins to blink solid red to indicate 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap it has begun the start up process. Settings More settings AllShare Cast. 2. If not already on, touch and slide the AllShare Cast LED Color/Patterns Description slider to the right to turn it on.
  • Page 213 To disconnect your device from the hub: Note: The AllShare Cast Hub communicates with your paired 1. Access your device’s AllShare Cast screen and locate device via a Wi-Fi Direct connection. the current connection. 2. Tap the entry and select End connection. 5.
  • Page 214 AllShare Cast Hub - Troubleshooting – Press the RESET button on the hub for ONE second until the Connections LED turns BLUE. • – If this is the first time you are connecting your device to a hub Tap the entry from your device’s AllShare Cast screen and and the connection fails: confirm connection.
  • Page 215 – Tap the entry from your device’s AllShare Cast screen and 4. In a single motion touch and slide the AllShare Cast confirm connection. slider to the right to turn it on. A list of available hubs AllShare Cast Hub - Streaming Videos will appear on the screen.
  • Page 216: T-mobile Tv

    T-Mobile TV 9. To playback a DRM purchased video: • From the Home screen, tap (Apps) T-Mobile TV is an application that allows you to get live TV (Gallery). Locate your video and tap it to begin playback. and Video on Demand. 1.
  • Page 217: Youtube

    YouTube 4. Tap Start Trial to begin a free 30-day trial of the service. YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can – or – upload and share videos, and view them in MPEG-4 format. Tap Continue to keep viewing the free content or 1.
  • Page 218: Section 9: Applications And Development

    AllShare Play then a cross reference to that particular section is provided. This application wirelessly synchronizes your Samsung Note: This manual only addresses applications that have been mobile phone with your TV, streams content and even keeps...
  • Page 219 Wi-Fi Important! The Samsung account manages the access group. Users must be on the same information (username/password) to several Wi-Fi and provide an access code to applications, such as AllShare Play.
  • Page 220: Calculator

    Calendar 3. Tap Start and follow the on-screen prompts. For more information, refer to “AllShare Play” on page 200. With this feature, you can consult the calendar by day, week, Calculator or month, create events, and set an alarm to act as a reminder.
  • Page 221: Creating A Calendar Event

    Creating a Calendar Event 2. Tap (Create event) to create a new Calendar event. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) – or – (Calendar). Tap Today to display the current date indicated by a 2. Tap to access the various calendar tabs. blue box, then press and select one of the 3.
  • Page 222: Camera

    7. Tap Lock time zone (to lock event time based on your 15. Tap Quick responses to edit your default quick current user-selected time zone). Select a time zone responses for outbound emails. These are default from within the Select time zone field. responses similar to those used by text templates.
  • Page 223: Chaton

    ChatON Chrome Provides a global mobile communication service where you The Google Chrome app allows you to use the Google can chat with more than 2 buddies via a group chat, In this Chrome Web browser on your device. service you can send pictures, videos, animation messages 1.
  • Page 224: Clock

    Clock 6. Tap More to configure additional alarm settings such as volume slider, Alarm tone, Snooze, Smart alarm, and Here you can set an Alarm, configure and view the World assign a name. clock, use a Stopwatch, set a Timer, or use a Desk Clock. The applications display in a tabular format and quickly To configure additional alarm settings: accessed with the touch of a finger.
  • Page 225: World Clock

    Deleting an Existing Alarm 5. Move the Smart alarm slider to the right to activate this feature which slowly increases screen brightness and 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) the volume of nature tones to simulate dawn breaking. (Clock). Tap the field to assign a interval time (3 min, 5 min, 2.
  • Page 226: Contacts

    Stopwatch 5. Tap Restart to resume the timer counter. Configuring a Desk Clock This feature allows you to capture elapsed time while letting the stopwatch keep running. This feature lets you activate an on-screen clock that can be 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) viewed when the device is docked.
  • Page 227: Downloads

    Downloads Download the Desktop application 1. Use your computer’s browser to navigate to: Provides quick access to tabs containing a list of your current http://www.dropbox.com/. downloaded files (Internet and Other). 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 2. Follow the on-screen setup and installation instructions (Downloads).
  • Page 228: Accessing Dropbox On Your Device

    Accessing Dropbox on your Device 7. Touch and hold an on-screen item to choose from additional options: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) • Share via applications such as: Copy link, Bluetooth, ChatON, (Dropbox) Start. Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Messaging, S Memo, or 2.
  • Page 229: Email

    Flipboard Manually uploading a Picture to Dropbox 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) This application creates a personalized digital magazine out (Camera). of everything being shared with you. Access news stories, personal feeds and other related material. Flip through your 2.
  • Page 230: Gallery

    Game Hub 154. Provides a premium one-stop service center that let’s you play, connect and share games on compatible Samsung Android devices. Game Hub comes pre-packaged with some of the most popular social and premium HD games that have been specially customized to play on your device.
  • Page 231: Google

    Google Help Use Google Search to search the Web. Provides access to built-in Help information. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Help). (Google) and enter the search text. 2. Select an on-screen topics and follow the built-in –...
  • Page 232: Local

    Local Maps Local (formerly known as Google Places) displays company Google Maps allow you to track your current location, view logos on a layer of Google Maps. When viewing an area you real-time traffic issues, and view detailed destination can quickly locate a business or person, find out more directions.
  • Page 233: Opening Maps

    Enabling a Location source Tip: Enabling this feature allows you to locate places of Before you use Google Maps and find your location or search interest at the street-level. However, this also requires a for places of interest, you must enable a location source. To clear view of the sky and uses more battery power.
  • Page 234 • Layers: allows you to switch map views: 4. Press and select one of the following options: • Clear Map: allows you to remove all markings and layers from – Traffic: (available only in selected areas) Real-time traffic the map. conditions are displayed over roads as color-coded lines.
  • Page 235: Media Hub

    Messaging – About: displays general information about Google maps such as Version, Platform, Locale, Total data sent, Total data received, This application allows you to use the Short Message Service Free memory, etc. (SMS) to send and receive short text messages to and from –...
  • Page 236: Messenger

    Music Hub Messenger allows you to bring groups of friends together into Samsung Music Hub makes your device a personal music a simple group conversation. When you get a new manager and lets you access, buy, and download millions of conversation in Messenger, Google+ sends an update to your music tracks.
  • Page 237: My Files

    My Files Opening and Navigating within Files DCIM is the default location for pictures or video taken by the This application allows you to manage your sounds, images, device. These files are actually stored in the DCIM folder videos, bluetooth files, Android files, and other memory card location.
  • Page 238: Navigation

    Navigation Enabling GPS Location 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Google Maps Navigation (Beta) is an internet-connected Settings Location services. turn-by-turn, GPS navigation system with voice guidance. 2. Tap Use wireless networks to allow apps to use data Caution! Traffic data is not real-time and directions may be from sources such as Wi-Fi and mobile networks to wrong, dangerous, prohibited, or involve ferries.
  • Page 239: Applications And Development

    • Speak destination: allows you to use the voice recognition • Satellite: Maps uses the same satellite data as Google Earth. feature to search for matching locations in your area. Satellite images are not real-time. Google Earth acquires the best imagery available, most of which is approximately one to •...
  • Page 240: Phone

    • Settings: provides access to both Power settings (Screen 2. If prompted, tap Turn sync on. This synchronizes your dimming) and Information (Terms, privacy & notices). books you have previously selected between your Books account and your device. • Exit navigation: terminates the application. 3.
  • Page 241: Play Movies & Tv

    Play Music 6. Tap a magazine to see more information and subscribe. Also known as Google Music, allows you to browse, shop, 7. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe to a and playback songs purchased from the Play Store. The magazine.
  • Page 242: Downloading A New Google Application

    Accessing the Play Store Important! If the selected application requires access to data 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) or control of a function on your device, the Play (Play Store). Store displays the information the application will 2. If not already logged in with your Google account, tap access.
  • Page 243: Launching An Installed Google Application

    Launching an Installed Google 7. On the main Play Store screen, press and then tap Application My Apps, tap an installed application in the list, and then tap Open. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps). 2. Tap the newly installed application. This application is Tip: The newly downloaded applications display in the typically located on the last Applications page.
  • Page 244: S Memo

    Manage applications S Memo This feature allows you to manage and remove installed The S Memo application allows you to create memos using applications. You can also view the amount of memory or the keypad, your finger, or both. You can add images, voice resources used as well as the remaining memory and recordings, and text all in one place.
  • Page 245 Displays the keypad to you can add text. Toolbar Add Title Secondary Eraser tool allows you to erase marks and drawings. Toolbar Writing Show/Hide Undo the last action. Secondary Modes Toolbar Redo the last action that was undone. Writing area Make a voice recording to add to the memo.
  • Page 246: S Suggest

    Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be • Add picture: allows you to add an image to the current memo. logged in to your Samsung account application. For Choose from: Picture, Take picture, Clip Art, Clipboard, or Map.
  • Page 247: S Voice

    (Apps) Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be (S Voice). logged in to your Samsung account application. For For more information, refer to “Using S Voice” on page 89. more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung Account” on page 20.
  • Page 248: Settings

    Settings T-Mobile My Account This icon navigates to the sound and phone settings for your This application provides you online access to account phone. It includes such settings as: display, security, information such as your current activity, billing information, memory, and any extra settings associated with your phone. service plans, downloads, and other information.
  • Page 249: T-mobile Name Id

    TecTiles • Notifications provides about both your current plan, other available plans and other related services. Although not installed by default, this application works with • MobileLife Family Organizer provides links to other T-Mobile TecTiles to automatically change settings, launch selected related information.
  • Page 250 Programming your TecTile Installing the TecTile application: 1. Tap the back of the device to a TecTile to automatically 1. Ensure NFC feature is on and the TecTile app is loaded be directed to the Play Store’s TecTile application and on your device.
  • Page 251 Important! You must tap Program TecTile to begin the programming process before placing the device over the TecTile. For more information, visit us at: www.samsung.com/us/tectile. 6. Place the device over the TecTile to program the action into the TecTile. Applications and Development...
  • Page 252: Talk

    Talk 7. Confirm the TecTile is functioning properly and place it on its new location. You can instant message with Google Talk. Google Talk To program your TecTile to join you to a Wi-Fi network: allows you to communicate with other people who are also connected with Google Talk on the phone or on the web.
  • Page 253: Video Player

    Video Player Shutting Down Applications 1. Press and hold (Home) and then tap (Task The Video player application plays video files stored on your manager). This screen contains the following tabs: microSD card. • Active applications display those currently active applications From the Home screen, tap (Applications) running on your phone.
  • Page 254: Voice Recorder

    Voice Recorder • Delete: allows you to delete 1 or more voice recordings. Tap the recordings to delete and tap Delete. The Voice Recorder allows you to record an audio file up to • Settings: the following settings are available: one minute long and then immediately send it as a message.
  • Page 255: Voice Search

    Voice Search YouTube Launches the Google Now application that is used for voice YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can to text Internet searching. upload and share videos, and view them in MPEG-4 format. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Applications) 1.
  • Page 256 – Improve YouTube allows you to anonymously send YouTube Note: Preloading YouTube videos will use some of your information to help improve the application. device’s storage space and may result in additional • Channel Feed Content charges if your Wi-Fi plan is not unlimited. –...
  • Page 257: Section 10: Connections

    Section 10: Connections Navigating with the Browser Your phone is equipped with features that allow you to quickly connect to the Web. 1. Tap an entry to select an item. Internet 2. Sweep the screen with your finger in an up or down Your device is equipped with a Google browser to navigate motion to scroll through a website.
  • Page 258: Entering A Url

    • Downloads: displays the download history. 2. Tap the entry from the list of search results that are • Print: provides print access on compatible Samsung printers. displayed. 3. Tap a link to view the website.
  • Page 259 Adding and Deleting Windows Going Incognito You can have up to eight Internet windows open at one time. The incognito feature allows you to view Internet sites outside of the normal browsing. Pages viewed in this To add a new window: incognito window won’t appear within your browser history 1.
  • Page 260: Using Bookmarks

    To exit from the incognito window: • Create folder: Creates a new folder in which to store new 1. From your browser window, tap (Windows). bookmarks. 2. Scroll across the available windows and locate the • Change order: Rearranges the current bookmarks. incognito window.
  • Page 261: Adding Bookmarks

    Deleting Bookmarks • Delete bookmark: Allows you to delete a bookmark. For more information, refer to “Deleting Bookmarks” on page 255. 1. From the Bookmarks page, touch and hold the • Set as homepage: Sets the bookmark to your new homepage. bookmark you want to delete.
  • Page 262: Browser Settings

    Using Web History Browser Settings The History list displays a list of the most recently viewed To configure browser settings: websites. These entries can be used to return to previously 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) unmarked web pages. (Internet).
  • Page 263 • Accept cookies: Allows sites, that require cookies, to save and Accessibility: read cookies from your device. • Force zoom: Allows you to override a website’s zoom setting • Clear all cookie data: Deletes all current browser cookie files. and forces a zoom view. •...
  • Page 264 • Open in background: New pages are launched in a separate • Block pop-ups: Prevents popup advertisement or windows page and displayed behind the current one. Remove the check from appearing on-screen. Remove the check mark to disable mark to disable this function. this function.
  • Page 265: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Bluetooth Status Indicators About Bluetooth The following icons show your Bluetooth connection status at a glance: Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that Displays when Bluetooth is active. allows you to connect wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth devices, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and Bluetooth-enabled handhelds, computers, printers, and Displays when Bluetooth is connected (paired) and wireless devices.
  • Page 266 To access the Bluetooth Settings menu: Note: Your device visibility is based on the time set within the 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Visible time-out field (2 Minutes, 5 Minutes, 1 Hour, or Settings Bluetooth. Never timeout). Press (Menu) Visible time-out.
  • Page 267: Pairing Bluetooth Devices

    Pairing Bluetooth Devices 6. The external device must accept the connection and enter your device’s PIN code. The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish trusted connections between your device and another Bluetooth Once successfully paired to an external device, device.
  • Page 268: Deleting A Paired Bluetooth Device

    Configuring Bluetooth Device Settings Disconnecting a Paired Bluetooth Device Some connected Bluetooth devices are capable of more than Disconnecting a paired device breaks the connection just functioning as a headphone, but also have built in between the device and your phone, but retains the microphones for picking up voice.
  • Page 269: Enable Downloading For Web Applications

    Enable Downloading for Web Sending Contacts via Bluetooth Applications Depending on your paired devices’ settings and capabilities, you may be able to send pictures, Contact information, or Important! Before you can download a web application you other items using a Bluetooth connection. must insert an SD into the phone and enable the Note: Prior to using this feature, Bluetooth must first be Unknown sources feature (enables downloading).
  • Page 270: Pc Connections

    Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher installed on your data cable using various USB connection modes. computer. Also, ensure that you have Samsung Kies 2.0 Media device (MTP): allows you to transfer media files in or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on your Windows, or using an Android file transfer on a Mac.
  • Page 271: Wi-fi

    Wi-Fi Enabling USB Debugging About Wi-Fi USB debugging must be enabled before being able to use the Development feature. Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term used for certain 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap types of Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN). Wi-Fi Settings Developer options.
  • Page 272 Activating Wi-Fi Note: When you select an open network you are automatically By default, your device’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off connected. (deactivated). Activating Wi-Fi allows your device to discover and connect to compatible in-range WAPs (Wireless Access 3. Enter a wireless password (if necessary). Points).
  • Page 273: Manually Add A New Network Connection

    Manually Add a New Network Connection Deactivating Wi-Fi 1. From the Wi-Fi network screen, tap Add Wi-Fi network. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings. 2. Enter the Network SSID (the name of your Wireless Access Point). 2.
  • Page 274: Usb Tethering

    4. Read the on-screen notification regarding data use and tap OK. Note: You can not mount your device’s microSD card to your computer while using the USB tethering feature. If additional software or USB drivers are required, navigate to: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/ downloads.
  • Page 275: Mobile Hotspot

    To disconnect tethering: To activate the Mobile HotSpot service: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Mobile HotSpot). (Mobile HotSpot). – or – 2. Tap USB tethering from the Tethering menu to remove the checkmark and deactivate the feature.
  • Page 276 To change the Portable HotSpot password: Note: By default, the connection is not secured. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Mobile HotSpot). Note: Using your Mobile HotSpot drains your device’s battery 2. Tap Mobile HotSpot Configure. much faster. The best way to keep using the device as a 3.
  • Page 277 To mange connected devices: This feature allows you to provide MAC filtering on your device. This is similar to a “VIP list” where only device on the list are allowed access. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Mobile HotSpot). 2.
  • Page 278: Section 11: Changing Your Settings

    Section 11: Changing Your Settings Activating Wi-Fi This section explains the device settings for your device. It includes such settings as: display, security, memory, and any 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap extra settings associated with your device. Settings.
  • Page 279 Network Notification 3. Select an available option: • Always: maintains your current active Wi-Fi connection even By default, when Wi-Fi is on, you receive notifications in the during sleep. Status bar anytime your phone detects an available Wi-Fi network. You can deactivate this feature if you do not want to •...
  • Page 280 Finding your WI-Fi Address Information Manually Adding a Wi-Fi Network 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings Wi-Fi. Settings Wi-Fi Add Wi-Fi network. 2. Press and then tap Advanced. 2.
  • Page 281 WPS Push Button WPS PIN Entry The WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) feature (sometimes If a WPS Push Button does not work, there is an alternative associated with a physical or on-screen button on most WPS connection method where you would use a device WAPs) allows you to pair your device and WAP without the generated PIN number to establish the connection.
  • Page 282 Wi-Fi Direct Setup and Settings To activate your connection: 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap You can configure your device to connect directly with other Settings. Wi-Fi capable devices. This is an easy way to transfer data between devices.
  • Page 283: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings 6. When prompted to complete the connection, the recipient should tap OK. Your status field now reads In this menu you can activate Bluetooth, view or assign a “Connected” and your connected device is listed within device name, activate your phone so other Bluetooth devices the Wi-Fi Direct devices listing.
  • Page 284: Activating The Device Name

    Activating the Device Name Scanning for Devices 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap This option allows you to scan for active Bluetooth devices so Settings Bluetooth. you can pair with them. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap 2.
  • Page 285: Data Usage

    Data Usage 4. Touch and drag the far right ends of the Red or Orange horizontal lines to manually adjust both the Warning Monitor and mange your device’s data usage capabilities. and Maximum data limits. Features include activation/deactivation or network data 5.
  • Page 286: More Settings

    • Mobile hotspots allows you to select available Wi-Fi networks 2. Tap Airplane mode. A check mark displayed next to the that can service as mobile hotspots. Place a checkmark on feature indicates Airplane mode is active. those entries you wish to use. The Airplane mode icon is displayed at the top of More Settings...
  • Page 287: Network Mode

    Network mode Data Roaming Data roaming allows you to connect to your service You can configure your device to either automatically select provider’s partner networks and access data services when the LTE option (Automatic LTE/4G/3G/2G [by default]), you are out of your service providers area of coverage. Automatic 4G/3G/2G, or 2G only.
  • Page 288 Using the LTE Network Option Using the 2G Only Network To confirm you are always using the fastest possible If you are not using applications that require a faster network connection, the device has an automatic detection method speed (any application that accesses the network or uses a where it finds both the fastest and most stable connection/ browser), using the 2G onlynetwork saves battery life.
  • Page 289 Network Operators Default Setup Options Using this feature you can view the current network Your phone default is set to Automatic (to automatically connection. You can also scan and select a network operator search for an available network. You can set this option to manually, or set the network selection to Automatic.
  • Page 290: Tethering And Mobile Hotspot

    USB tethering feature. Adding a VPN If additional software or USB drivers are required, navigate to: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/ Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN downloads. protocol to use: PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA, IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, IPSec Hybrid RSA.
  • Page 291: Delete A Vpn

    Delete a VPN 4. In the form that appears, fill in the information provided by your network administrator. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap 5. Tap Save. Settings More settings VPN. 2. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to delete. Note: Similar setup process can be used for all available VPN 3.
  • Page 292: Near Field Communication

    Wi-Fi Calling Settings Near Field Communication This feature is used to read and exchange tags. When used Important! A new ISIM card must be installed within the in conjunction with Android Beam, your device can be used device prior to using this feature. Wi-Fi must first to beam application content when NFC-capable devices are be active and communicating prior to launching touched.
  • Page 293: Nearby Devices

    S Beam Nearby devices This feature (when activated via NFC) allows you to beam This option allows you to share your media files with nearby large files directly to another compatible device that is in devices using DLNA and connected to the same Wi-Fi. direct contact.
  • Page 294 9. Tap Download to, then select the destination of any Note: This feature allows a connection between your device downloaded (shared) content. Choose from USB and the optional AllShare Cast Hub, via a shared Wi-Fi storage (Device) or SD card. Direct connection.
  • Page 295: Call Settings

    Call Settings • Call alert: allows you to assign call alert tones and activate call alerts and vibration. To access the Call settings menu: – Call vibrations: vibrates the phone when the called party 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
  • Page 296 – Automatic answering configures the device to automatically Note: If the Wi-Fi Calling feature is active and connected, the answer and incoming call when a headset is detected. Call forwarding feature is greyed-out and inaccessible. – Automatic answering timer configures the time delay before the device automatically accepts the incoming call.
  • Page 297: Call Rejection

    Call rejection Set reject messages 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). 2. Press and then tap Call settings Call rejection. 2. Press and then tap Call settings Set reject messages. 3. Activate the feature by moving the Auto reject mode slider to the right.
  • Page 298: Ringtones And Keypad Tones

    Ringtones and keypad tones Call answering/ending 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). 2. Press and then tap Call settings Ringtones and 2. Press and then tap Call settings Call settings keypad tones. Call answering/ending.
  • Page 299: Accessory Settings For Call

    Accessory settings for call Use extra vol. for calls 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). This option allows you to see an extra volume button on the screen during calls. 2. Press and then tap Call settings Accessory settings for call. 1.
  • Page 300: Tty Mode

    Configuring Call Forwarding TTY Mode A TTY (also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). telecommunications device that allows people who are deaf, 2. Press and then tap Call settings Call forwarding hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities, Voice call.
  • Page 301: Hac Mode

    HAC Mode • Auto redial: automatically redial the dialed number if it is unable to connect or the call is cut off. This menu is used to activate or deactivate Hearing Aid Compatibility for this device. • Noise reduction: suppresses background noise on your side of the conversation during an active call.
  • Page 302: Fixed Dialing Numbers

    Fixed Dialing Numbers Changing the PIN2 Code Fixed Dial Number (FDN), allows you to restrict outgoing calls 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). to a limited set of phone numbers. 2. Press and then tap Call settings Additional Enabling FDN settings Fixed Dialing Numbers.
  • Page 303 Voicemail Managing the FDN List When this feature is enabled, you can make calls only to You can view your voicemail number from this menu. phone numbers stored in the FDN list on the SIM card. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
  • Page 304: Home Screen Mode

    Home Screen Mode Blocking Mode This application allows you to set your display to the When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected conventional layout of Basic mode or provide an easier user features will be disabled. You will only receive notifications of experience for the first-time smartphone users using Easy incoming calls from people on your allowed list.
  • Page 305: Sound Settings

    Sound Settings Adjusting the Volume Settings The Volume menu now provides access to various volume From this menu you can control the sounds on the phone as settings within one on-screen popup menu. well as configure the display settings. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap From the Home screen, press and then tap...
  • Page 306: Setting Up Vibration When Ringing

    Setup the Voice Call Ringtone Setting a Default Notification Ringtone This option allows you to set the ringtone. This option allows you to set the ringtone that will sound for notifications and alarms. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap 1.
  • Page 307: Display Settings

    Display Settings Audible System Tone Settings These options are used when you use the dialing pad, make In this menu, you can change various settings for the display a screen selection, lock your screen, or tap the screen. Each such as the font, orientation, pop-up notifications, puzzle time you press a key or make a selection the selected tone lock feature, animation, brightness, screen timeout, and sounds.
  • Page 308 • Auto-rotate screen: when enabled, the phone automatically • Display battery percentage: to activate/deactivate the display switches from portrait to landscape orientation and vice versa. of battery charge percentage atop the battery icon at the top of When this setting is disabled, the phone displays in portrait the screen.
  • Page 309: Adjusting Screen Brightness

    Adjusting Screen Brightness LED Indicator This feature configures the LCD Brightness levels. This option allows you to turn on your LED lights for charging, missed events, and incoming notifications. The light will turn 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap on by default unless you turn them off.
  • Page 310: Sd Card & Device Storage

    SD Card & Device Storage Power Saving Mode From this menu you can view the memory allocation for the This feature allows you both automatically set the phone to memory card as well as mount or unmount the SD card. use a power saving mode and configure additional power saving options manually, all in an effort to conserve battery For more information about mounting or unmounting the SD...
  • Page 311: Battery Usage

    Application Manager 5. When the power gets low, confirm appears at the top of the screen. This indicates the power saving This device can be used for Android development. You can mode is active. write applications in the SDK and install them on this device, Battery Usage then run the applications using the hardware, system, and network.
  • Page 312: Memory Usage

    Clearing Application Cache and Data 5. Select a reason for uninstalling the application, then tap OK. Important! You must have downloaded applications installed Memory Usage to use this feature. See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running applications. 1.
  • Page 313: Storage Used

    Storage Used 4. Tap an application to view and update information about the application, including memory usage, default This option allows you to view a list (on the current tab) of settings, and permissions. current applications as sorted by size. Running Services 1.
  • Page 314: Location Services

    Reset App Preferences Location Services This feature provides you with the ability to reset all The Location services allows you to configure the device’s preferences for the following features: Disabled apps, location services. Disabled app notifications, Default applications for actions, Important! The more location determining functions are and Background data restrictions.
  • Page 315: Lock Screen

    Lock Screen Enabling the GPS Satellites 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap This menu contains features that allows you to configure the Settings Location services. device’s security parameters. Screen Unlock Pattern Overview 2. Tap Use GPS satellites to enable the GPS satellite. Enabling the Location and Google Search To secure data and limit phone access, set the phone to require a screen unlock pattern each time you turn on the...
  • Page 316: Using Face Unlock

    Using a Motion to Unlock Using Face Unlock This feature allows you to lock or unlock your device by This feature used facial recognition to unlock your phone. simply tilting it and moving it either forwards or backwards. This feature is less secure than PIN, Pattern, and Password locks and can be bypassed by someone else who looks 1.
  • Page 317: Setting An Unlock Pattern

    5. Follow the on-screen instructions. 4. Draw your pattern by touching your first on-screen point. Then, without removing your finger from the 6. Once prompted to speak and unlock command, tap screen, drag your finger over adjacent points until the and repeat the phrase four times.