Samsung SM-T217S User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide [Sprint UG template version 13a] Sprint_T217S_UM_MH9_TN_102513_F6...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Get Started ............................ 1 Your Tablet at a Glance ......................1 Set Up Your Tablet ........................ 1 Turn Your Tablet On ....................... 2 Activate Your Tablet ......................3 Complete the Setup Screens ....................4 Tablet Basics ..........................6 Your Tablet’s Layout ......................

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    Voice Control ........................ 25 Enter Text ..........................25 Touchscreen Keyboards ....................25 Text Input Methods ....................... 26 Google Voice Typing ....................26 Samsung Keyboard ...................... 27 Swype ........................... 28 Editing Text ........................29 Contacts ............................31 Get Started with Contacts ....................31 Add a Contact ........................

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    Add a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Account ............38 Compose and Send Email .................... 39 View and Reply to Email ....................39 Manage Your Email Inbox .................... 40 Edit Email Settings ....................... 41 Delete an Email Account ....................42 Social Networking Accounts ....................42 Flipboard ........................

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    Story Album ......................... 50 TripAdvisor........................... 50 WatchON ..........................50 Smart Remote........................51 World Clock ......................... 51 Web and Data ..........................52 Internet ..........................52 Chrome ..........................52 Lumen Toolbar........................52 Data Services (3G and 4G) ....................52 Your Data Services User Name ................... 53 4G Services .........................

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Add a VPN ........................62 Connect to a VPN ......................62 Camera and Video ........................63 Camera ..........................63 Take Pictures ....................... 63 Record Videos ......................64 Camera Settings ......................65 Gallery ..........................66 View Photos and Videos ....................67 Zoom In or Out on a Photo ...................

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    Voice Search ........................78 Samsung Apps ........................78 VPN Client ........................... 78 Settings ............................79 Wi-Fi Settings ........................79 Wi-Fi Direct ........................80 Hotspot ..........................80 Bluetooth Settings........................ 80 Data Usage Settings ......................81 More Settings........................82 Airplane Mode ......................82 Mobile Networks ......................

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Language and Input Settings ....................99 Choose a Default Language ..................99 Default Input Method ....................99 Google Voice Typing ....................99 Samsung Keyboard ....................100 Swype ......................... 101 Voice Search ......................102 Text-to-Speech Options ..................... 103 Pointer Speed ......................103 Cloud ..........................

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Accessory Settings ......................105 Date and Time Settings ..................... 105 Accessibility Settings ......................106 Activate This Device ......................107 System Update Settings ....................107 About Device ........................108 Copyright Information ........................ 109 Index ............................110 viii...

  • Page 10: Get Started, Your Tablet At A Glance, Set Up Your Tablet

    Get Started The following topics give you all the information you need to set up your tablet the first time. Your Tablet at a Glance The following illustration outlines your tablet’s primary external features and buttons. Set Up Your Tablet Prior to using the tablet, it is necessary charge the battery.

  • Page 11: Turn Your Tablet On

    Important: You can easily damage the memory card and card slot by improper operation. Please be careful when inserting, removing, or handling it. Do not over-insert the card as this can damage the contact pins. Charge the Battery You will need to charge the battery before using your tablet. 1.

  • Page 12: Activate Your Tablet

    Activate Your Tablet Follow the instructions below to activate your tablet if it has not already been activated. Depending on your account or how and where you purchased your tablet, it may be ready to use or you may need to activate it on your Sprint account. ●...

  • Page 13: Complete The Setup Screens

    Wi-Fi for more details.  Samsung Account – Touch Sign in to sign in to your current Samsung Account, or touch Create new account and follow the instructions to set up a new Samsung Account. • Touch variety of services to learn more using your Samsung Account.

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     Entertainment – Touch Set up credit card and follow the instructions to enter credit card information for your Google Play account, or touch Not now. • This screen only displays if you previously signed in to your Google Account. ...

  • Page 15: Tablet Basics, Your Tablet's Layout, Key Functions

    Tablet Basics Your tablet is packed with features that simplify your life and expand your ability to stay connected to the people and information that are important to you. The following topics will introduce the basic functions and features of your tablet. Your Tablet’s Layout The following illustration outlines your tablet’s basic layout.

  • Page 16: Turn Your Tablet On And Off, Turn Your Screen On And Off

    ● Home Key returns you to the Home screen. Press and hold to see recent apps, and access Task Manager and Google Now. ● Menu Key allows you to access a menu from most of your tablet’s screens. ● Display provides a touch-sensitive interactive surface for your tablet. ●...

  • Page 17: Touchscreen Navigation

    Note: For information on how to adjust the time before the screen turns off, see Screen Timeout. Turn the Screen On and Unlock It 1. To turn the screen on, press the Power/Lock Key 2. Swipe the screen in any direction to unlock the screen. ...

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    Touch and Hold To open the available options for an item (for example, a contact or link in a Web page), touch and hold the item. Swipe or Slide To swipe or slide means to quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across the screen. Tablet Basics...

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    Drag To drag, touch and hold your finger with some pressure before you start to move your finger. While dragging, do not release your finger until you have reached the target position. Flick Flicking the screen is similar to swiping, except that you need to swipe your finger in light, quick strokes.

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    Rotate For most screens, you can automatically change the screen orientation from portrait to landscape by turning the tablet sideways. When entering text, you can turn the tablet sideways to bring up a bigger keyboard. Note: Screen rotation needs to be enabled for the screen orientation to automatically change. Touch and drag down the Notification Panel, then touch Screen rotation.

  • Page 21: Your Home Screen, Creating Shortcuts

    Pinch and Spread "Pinch" the screen using your thumb and forefinger to zoom out or "spread" the screen to zoom in when viewing a picture or a Web page. (Move fingers inward to zoom out and outward to zoom in.) Tip: Pinching any Home screen will let you see thumbnails of all seven Home screens.

  • Page 22: Adding And Removing Primary Shortcuts

    Adding Items from the Home Screen 1. Press to display the Home screen. 2. Touch and hold an empty area of the Home screen, and then choose Apps and widgets. 3. Touch and hold the application icon, and then drag it to a Home screen. Release the icon to lock it on the screen.

  • Page 23: Adding And Removing Widgets, Extended Home Screens

    Adding and Removing Widgets Widgets are self-contained applications that reside either in your Widgets tab or on the main or extended Home screens. Unlike a shortcut, the Widget appears as an on-screen application. Widgets can include Contacts shortcuts, bookmarks, music playlists, Gmail and email accounts, and many other types of apps.

  • Page 24: Recent Apps, Wallpapers, Settings Menu

    Recent Apps You can access recently used applications through a display of shortcuts to the applications themselves. 1. Press and hold from any screen to display Recent apps. 2. Touch an image to open the application. Wallpapers You can choose a picture to display on the Home Screen, Lock screen, or on both the Home and Lock screens.

  • Page 25: Status Bar

    Status Bar The status bar at the top of the Home screen provides device and service status information on the right side and notification alerts on the left. To view notification alerts, touch and hold the Status Bar and drag it down. Status Icons Icon Description...

  • Page 26: Notification Panel

    Notification Panel The Notification Panel displays information about connections, alerts, new messages, and more. It also has Quick settings—buttons which allow you to quickly access and change common system settings. ● Settings: Access System settings. For more information, see Settings. ●...

  • Page 27: Quick Settings

    Access the Notifications Panel 1. Touch and slide downward from the top of the screen to display the Notification Panel. Slide the Notification Panel upward to close it. 2. Touch Ongoing events or Notifications to view details, or to launch the related app or feature.

  • Page 28: Multi Window

     Smart stay: Set the screen to stay on as long as you are looking at it. For more information, see Smart Screen.  Sync: Synchronize contacts, email, etc. with the network.  Airplane mode: Disable all wireless connections. For more information, see Airplane Mode.

  • Page 29: Activate Multi Window, Using Multi Window

    Multi Window Features ● Apps Tray: Contains customizable list of apps which can be used with the Multi window feature. Touch and slide the list up and down to display more apps. ● Tab: Open and close the Apps tray. The tab may be relocated anywhere along the Apps tray edge, or hidden from view.

  • Page 30: Relocate The Tab And Apps Tray

    4. Touch and hold a second app icon until it detaches from the panel, then drag it off the Apps tray. Release it over the bottom area of the screen. Adjust the Size of Apps in Multi Window ■ With two apps running, touch and drag the split bar up and down to resize the two windows.

  • Page 31: Hide Multi Window, Customize The Apps Tray

    Hide Multi Window The Tab can be hidden from view. 1. Press and hold . This action hides the Tab from view. 2. To redisplay Multi window, press and hold Note: The Back Key does not activate or deactivate Multi window—It simply hides the Tab from view.

  • Page 32: Features, Assistant Menu

    Features Discover new features for controlling and interacting with your tablet. Assistant Menu Move quickly to frequently-visited places and actions using Assistant Menu. It is designed to assist users with reduced dexterity, as well as users who want to navigate the tablet using one hand.

  • Page 33: Screen Capture, Smart Screen

     Settings: Configure settings for Assistant Menu.  Brightness: Adjust the screen brightness.  Rotate screen: Rotate the current display to Portrait, Landscape with Home key to the left, or Landscape with Home key to the right.  Recent apps: View the list of recently used apps. 2.

  • Page 34: Voice Control, Enter Text, Touchscreen Keyboards

     When the front camera is being used for the current application.  When the source of light is behind you, or when using the tablet in the dark. Configure Smart Stay Enable Smart stay, and learn about using them. ■...

  • Page 35: Text Input Methods, Google Voice Typing

    Google voice typing allows you to speak your entries. ● Samsung keyboard allows you to enter text by touching keys on a virtual QWERTY keyboard. Samsung keyboard includes optional predictive text, which matches your key touches to common words so you can select a word to insert it into your text.

  • Page 36: Samsung Keyboard

    Touch and hold to delete a whole word or field.  By default, Samsung Keyboard starts with a capital at the beginning of text. Touch to change the case of the text. Touch twice to switch to all capitals.

  • Page 37: Swype

    While entering characters, potential word matches display in the Predictive text area above the keyboard. ■ Touch a word to insert it into your text. Touch to display more words. Configure Samsung Keyboard You can configure options for Samsung keyboard. For more information, see Samsung Keyboard. ■ Press and touch >...

  • Page 38: Editing Text

    Configure Swype Choose Swype options. For more information, see Swype Settings. ■ Press and touch > Settings > Language and input, and then touch next to Swype. Editing Text Your tablet gives you many options to make entering text easier—including copying, cutting, and pasting text, using voice-to-text input, and more.

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    Paste Text 1. Touch the text at the point you want to edit. The selection cursor displays at the point you touched. 2. Touch and drag to a better position, if necessary. 3. Touch . A pop-up menu displays.  Touch Paste or touch Clipboard to view items on the Clipboard.

  • Page 40: Contacts, Get Started With Contacts, Add A Contact

    Contacts The Contacts application lets you store and manage contacts from a variety of sources, including contacts you enter and save directly in your tablet as well as contacts synchronized with your Google account, your PC, compatible email programs (including Exchange Server), and your Facebook friends.

  • Page 41: Edit A Contact, Add Or Edit Information, Assign A Photo To A Contact

    3. Touch contact fields to enter information. While entering information, touch to add another field, and touch to choose a label.  Picture: Touch the picture icon to assign a picture to the new entry.  Name: Use the on-screen keyboard to enter the name. Touch next to the Name field to display additional name fields.

  • Page 42: Link A Contact, Delete A Contact, Add Contacts To Your Favorites

    3. Choose an image. Options are:  Image: Select a photo from the Gallery.  Pictures by people: Select photos from the Gallery which been tagged with people’s names.  Take picture: Take a new photo of the contact. 4. Resize the photo by dragging the sides of the blue border, and then touch Done. Link a Contact When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail, device, Facebook, etc.), you may have multiple similar entries for a single contact.

  • Page 43: Share A Contact, Groups, Create A New Group

    Note: Another method to add or remove an entry from your favorites is to touch the star icon on the Contact’s details page (upper right). Touch to add the entry to your favorites (star is lit), touch again to remove. Share a Contact You can quickly share contacts using Bluetooth, Email, Gmail, or Wi-Fi Direct.

  • Page 44: Add A Contact To A Group, Send An Email Or Gmail To Group Members

    Add a Contact to a Group You can add new members to a group from your Contacts. 1. Press and touch Contacts > Groups. 2. Touch a group to display it, and then touch 3. From the list of contacts, touch the contact(s) you want to add. 4.

  • Page 45: Accounts And Messaging, Google, Create A Google Account, Access Gmail

    Accounts and Messaging Set up accounts on your tablet, to synchronize information between your tablet and accounts. Google Many of your tablet’s applications, such as Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, and the Google Play Store, require a Google account. To use these applications, you must set up your Google account on your tablet.

  • Page 46: Send A Gmail Message, Read And Reply To Gmail Messages

     Select messages and conversations: Touch the box before the email or conversation.  View the Inbox of another Gmail account: Touch Inbox at the top of the screen and then touch the inbox of the Gmail account you want to view. Send a Gmail Message Below are procedures for sending a Gmail.

  • Page 47: Email, Add An Email Account, Add A Microsoft Exchange Activesync Account

    3. From the menu at the top left of the screen, touch Reply, Reply all, or Forward. To send the message, touch Email Use the Email application to send and receive email from your webmail or other accounts. You can also access your Exchange ActiveSync email on your tablet. Add an Email Account Email allows you to send and receive email using various email services.

  • Page 48: Compose And Send Email, View And Reply To Email

    3. Enter your email address in the Email address ( field. 4. Enter your password in the Password field. To see your password as you enter it, touch Show password. 5. Touch Next, and follow the on-screen prompts to configure options for the account. Note: Consult your network administrator for assistance in configuring your account.

  • Page 49: Manage Your Email Inbox

    Manage Your Email Inbox The following procedures allow you to view, refresh, sort, and delete your email messages. View Your Email Inbox 1. Press and touch Apps > Email. 2. If you have more than one account set up on your tablet, touch the list at the top of the screen and choose an account.

  • Page 50: Edit Email Settings

    Edit Email Settings You can edit general preferences, which apply to all email accounts, or configure settings for specific email accounts, such as email address and password, name display and signature, frequency of retrieval, and more. Note: Available settings depend on the type of email account. Edit General Preferences 1.

  • Page 51: Delete An Email Account, Social Networking Accounts, Flipboard

     Email notifications: Choose whether notifications for new emails are displayed in the Status bar at the top of the screen.  Select ringtone: Select a ringtone to use for email notifications. Edit Account Settings You can edit settings for your individual email accounts, such as email address and password, name display and signature, frequency of retrieval, and more.

  • Page 52: Google, Hangouts, Messenger, Youtube

    Google+ Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast messaging with everyone in your Circles, or use Instant Upload to automatically upload videos and photos to your own private album on Google+.

  • Page 53: Apps And Entertainment, Divx, Divx Legal Information, Locating Your Vod Registration Number

    Apps and Entertainment All your tablet’s features are accessible through the Apps list. DivX DivX is a digital media format that provides your tablet with high-quality videos. DivX Legal Information ® ® DivX , DivX Certified and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries and are used under license.

  • Page 54: Game Hub, Google Play Store

    Registration of your device is only required for playback of DivX material. Game Hub Game Hub provides a premium one-stop service center that lets you play, connect, and share games on compatible Samsung Android devices. 1. Press and touch Apps >...

  • Page 55: Find And Install An App, Create A Google Wallet Account, Open An Installed App

    Find and Install an App When you install apps from the Google Play Store app and use them on your tablet, they may require access to your personal information (such as your location, contact data, and more) or access to certain functions or settings of your tablet. Download and install only apps that you trust.

  • Page 56: Uninstall An App, Google Play Books, Google Play Magazines, Google Play Movies & Tv

    Uninstall an App You can uninstall any app that you have downloaded and installed from Google Play. You cannot uninstall apps that are preloaded on your tablet. 1. Press and touch > Settings > Application manager > Downloaded. 2. Touch the app you want to uninstall, and then touch Uninstall. 3.

  • Page 57: Group Play

    Group Play Use Group Play to share media from your tablet to other devices, via Wi-Fi, using your tablet as an AP (Access Point). Many of your tablet’s apps offer sharing via Group Play. Touch to find sharing options, usually from the Share via list of options. To use Group Play, all participants must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

  • Page 58: Music Hub, Music Player, Google Maps, Navigation

    Music Hub lets you upload your music collection to the cloud, stream, and purchase songs from an extensive catalog, and listen to personal radio. Note: You must have the Samsung Account application to using Media Hub. ■ Press and touch Apps >...

  • Page 59: Local, Story Album, Tripadvisor, Watchon

    For more information, see Wi-Fi. Note: Before beginning your initial WatchON application setup, make sure that your TV is turned off. You need an active Samsung account on your tablet to use WatchON. Sign into your Samsung account prior to using WatchON. 1. Press and touch Apps >...

  • Page 60: Smart Remote, World Clock

    Smart Remote Smart Remote you to locate and watch programming on your TV and control your entertainment system with gestures from the tablet. For more information, visit 1. Press and touch Apps > Smart Remote. 2. Follow the on-screen instructions. World Clock View the date and time in any time zone.

  • Page 61: Web And Data, Internet, Chrome, Lumen Toolbar, Data Services (3g And 4g)

    Web and Data The following topics address your tablet’s data connections and the built-in Web browser. Additional data-related features can be found in Accounts and Social Networking, Apps and Entertainment, and Tools and Calendar. Your tablet’s data capabilities let you wirelessly access the Internet or your corporate network through a variety of connections, including: Internet Your tablet’s Web browser gives you full access to both mobile and traditional websites on the...

  • Page 62: Your Data Services User Name, G Services, Wi-fi

    Your Data Services User Name When you buy your tablet and sign up for service, you’re automatically assigned a user name, which is typically based on your name and a number. Find Your User Name 1. Press and touch > Settings > About device. 2.

  • Page 63: Wi-fi Settings

    Turn Wi-Fi On or Off 1. Press and then touch > Settings. 2. Touch the Wi-Fi ON/OFF switch to turn Wi-Fi On or Off. Note: You can also turn Wi-Fi On or Off from Notifications. Drag down from the top of the screen, then touch the Wi-Fi button.

  • Page 64: Wi-fi Direct, Bluetooth, Turn Bluetooth On Or Off

    Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly via Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network or hotspot, and without having to set up the connection. For example, your tablet can use Wi-Fi Direct to share photos, contacts and other content with other Wi-Fi Direct devices. 1.

  • Page 65: Pairing With A Bluetooth Device, Reconnect To A Bluetooth Device

    Pairing with a Bluetooth Device Pairing initiates a connection between your tablet and the target device, usually by using a passcode or PIN. After pairing, your tablet and the target device recognize each other and exchange information without having to enter a passcode or PIN. 1.

  • Page 66: Disconnect Or Unpair From A Bluetooth Device, Send Information Using Bluetooth

    Disconnect or Unpair from a Bluetooth Device Follow these instructions to disconnect or unpair your tablet from a Bluetooth device. Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device 1. Press and touch > Settings > Bluetooth. 2. Touch the Bluetooth ON/OFF slider to turn Bluetooth on. 3.

  • Page 67: Receive Information Using Bluetooth

    3. Follow the steps for the type of item you want to send:  Photo or video (in Camera). After capturing a photo, on the preview screen, touch > Bluetooth.  Photos and videos (in Gallery). On the Albums tab, touch an album, touch an item, and then touch >...

  • Page 68: Bluetooth Settings, Memory Card, Install A Memory Card, Remove A Memory Card

    Bluetooth Settings For information about configuring Bluetooth settings, see Bluetooth Settings. Memory Card ™ You can install an optional microSD memory card (not included), to add storage for images, ™ videos, music, documents, and other files on your tablet. This tablet supports microSD ™...

  • Page 69: View The Memory Card's Available Memory, Format A Memory Card, Unmount A Memory Card

    4. Gently press in on the memory card so that it pops out from the slot, then carefully pull the card out. 5. Replace the Memory Card Slot cover. Important! You can easily damage the memory card and card slot by improper operation. Please be careful when inserting, removing, or handling it.

  • Page 70: Kies Via Wi-fi, Virtual Private Networks (vpn), Prepare Your Tablet For Vpn Connection

    Wi-Fi network. You can view and share videos, photos, music, bookmarks, ringtones, and even send SMS messages from your PC. Note: To sync your tablet to your PC it is highly recommended that you install Samsung Kies, which is available at

  • Page 71: Connect To A Vpn

    Add a VPN The following procedures outline the method to use when adding a VPN connection. 1. Press and touch > Settings > More settings > VPN. 2. Touch Add, and then enter the information for the VPN you want to add. The information you may need to enter includes Name, Type, Server address, and other information for your VPN network.

  • Page 72: Camera And Video, Camera, Take Pictures

    Camera and Video Camera Use the Camera to take and share pictures and videos. Take Pictures Launch the Camera app to take pictures. Important Do not take photos of people without their permission. Do not take photos in places where cameras are not allowed. Do not take photos in places where you may interfere with another person’s privacy.

  • Page 73: Record Videos

    Record Videos Use the Camera to record video. Important Do not take videos of people without their permission. Do not take videos in places where cameras are not allowed. Do not take videos in places where you may interfere with another person’s privacy. 1.

  • Page 74: Camera Settings

    While recording, you can use these options: ● “Pinch” or “spread” the screen to zoom in or out. ● Touch the Pause button to temporarily stop recording. ● Touch the Stop button to stop recording. Camera Settings Set options for the Camera. 1.

  • Page 75: Gallery

    • Voice control: Touch to access voice control settings, for using voice commands to take pictures and record video. • Storage: Set whether to store your photos on your tablet or on your memory card, if one is installed. • Reset: Set all Camera settings to the defaults.

  • Page 76: View Photos And Videos

    Favorite: Mark the video as a Favorite (videos only) 3. Touch for more options:  Edit: Edit the photo using Photo Editor (available for download from Samsung Apps).  Favorites: Mark the photo or video as a favorite.  Slideshow: View a slideshow of your photos and videos.

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     Rename: Rename the photo or video.  Buddy photo share: Share the photo with people tagged in the photo.  Rotate left: Rotate the photo 90 degree to the left.  Rotate right: Rotate the photo 90 degree to the right. ...

  • Page 78: Working With Photos, Share Photos And Videos

    Working with Photos You can touch and hold on a photo to open a selection menu and choose what to do with it. You can choose to delete the photo, rotate or crop it, and more. Rotate and Save a Photo To rotate or save your photo, follow the below procedures.

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    3. Touch the photos or videos you want to send. 4. Touch the screen and then touch > Gmail or Email. 5. Compose your email. For more information, see Compose and Send Email Send a Gmail Message. Note: If you selected Email and you have multiple email accounts, the default email account will be used.

  • Page 80: Video Player

    4. Touch the screen and then touch > Picasa. 5. Select the online album where you want to upload the pictures. 6. Touch Upload. You can view the photos online at Share Videos on YouTube You can share your videos by uploading them to YouTube. Before you do this, you must create a YouTube account and sign in to that account on your tablet.

  • Page 81: Tools And Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Add An Event To The Calendar

    Tools and Calendar Learn how to use many of your tablet’s productivity-enhancing features. Alarm Use Alarm to remind yourself of important events. Create an Alarm 1. Press and touch Apps > Alarm. 2. Touch , and then enter information for the alarm. 3.

  • Page 82: Add A Task To The Calendar

    1. Press and touch Apps > Calendar. 2. Double-touch a day on the calendar. Touch Add event. 3. Touch Tap to enter title and enter a title for the event. 4. Touch the Calendar field to assign the new event to an account, or save it to the tablet. 5.

  • Page 83: View Events, Delete Events, Downloads

    5. Touch Save to save the task now, or touch Edit task details to enter more information:  Due Date: Select a due date for the task by touching the corresponding fields and adjusting the month, day, and year. • If the task is ongoing, touch the No due date check box.

  • Page 84: Dropbox, Manually Upload A Picture To Dropbox, Google Search, Google Settings

    Dropbox Dropbox works to provide access to your desktop files directly from your tablet. This app allows you to bring your files with you when you're on the go, edit files in your Dropbox from your tablet, upload photos and videos to Dropbox, and share your selected files freely with family and friends.

  • Page 85: Polaris Office, Help, Memo

    Flipboard, Gmail, Google, Google+, Hangouts, or Wi-Fi Direct.  Share via: Send memo files to others as Text files (.vnt) or Memo files (.snb).  Print: Print memo(s) via Wi-Fi to a compatible Samsung printer (not included).  Import: Import memo(s) from Google Docs. ...

  • Page 86: Create A New Memo, My Files, S Translator

    Note: Different folders may appear depending on how your tablet is configured. S Translator Easily translate words and phrases, either spoken or in text. Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be logged in to your Samsung account application. ■ Press and touch Apps >...

  • Page 87: Voice, Voice Search, Samsung Apps, Vpn Client, S Voice

    Connect to Samsung Apps and make your tablet even smarter. Simply and easily download an abundance of applications to your tablet such as games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, and more. Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be logged in to your Samsung account application. 1. Press and touch Apps >...

  • Page 88: Settings, Wi-fi Settings

    Settings The following topics provide an overview of items you can change using your tablet’s Settings menus. Wi-Fi Settings Wi-Fi provides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 300 feet. To use your tablet’s Wi-Fi, you need access to a wireless access point or “hotspot.” For more information about using Wi-Fi, see Wi-Fi.

  • Page 89: Hotspot, Wi-fi Direct, Bluetooth Settings

     WPS push button: Set up a connection to a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other equipment.  WPN PIN entry: (Not configurable) View the PIN used by your tablet to set up a PIN- secured connection to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment. ...

  • Page 90: Data Usage Settings

     Touch a paired device to connect to it, or touch beside a device to change its settings.  Touch Scan to search for visible Bluetooth devices. After searching, touch a device to pair with it. 4. Touch for more settings: ...

  • Page 91: More Settings, Airplane Mode, Mobile Networks

     Auto sync data: When enabled, your tablet will synchronize with accounts automatically, at any time.  Show Wi-Fi usage: When turned On, a separate tab displays data usage while connected to Wi-Fi.  Mobile hotspots: Select Wi-Fi networks that are mobile hotspots. You can restrict apps from using these networks, and you can configure apps to warn you before using these networks for large downloads.

  • Page 92: Tethering

    Tethering Share your tablet’s mobile data connection via USB or Bluetooth. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > More settings > Tethering. 2. Configure options:  Touch USB tethering to share your mobile data connection via USB.  Touch Bluetooth tethering to share your mobile data connection via Bluetooth. ...

  • Page 93: Roaming, Nearby Devices

    Roaming Set options for roaming, network, and APNs. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > More settings. 2. Touch Roaming for options:  Touch Roaming network to select a roaming network (Home or Automatic).  Touch Roaming settings to enable data roaming (domestic and international). Additional charges may apply.

  • Page 94: Blocking Mode, Kies Via Wi-fi

    Kies via Wi-Fi Use Kies via Wi-Fi to connect to the Kies program on your desktop computer. Use Samsung’s Kies desktop software to transfer music, contacts, and photos, update software, and sync wirelessly from your tablet or tablet. For more information, visit:

  • Page 95: Driving Mode, Sound Settings, Volume, Default Notification Sounds

    Driving Mode When enabled, alarm and scheduled alarm information is read aloud. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Driving mode. 2. Touch the ON/OFF switch next to Driving mode to enable or disable the setting. Driving mode must be enabled to configure options. 3.

  • Page 96: Touch Sounds, Screen Lock Sound, Display Settings, Wallpaper

    Touch Sounds When Touch sounds is enabled, tones play when you touch or touch the screen to make selections. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Sound. 2. Touch the checkbox next to Touch sounds to enable or disable the option. Screen Lock Sound When Screen lock sound is enabled, tones play when you touch the screen to lock or unlock it.

  • Page 97: Brightness, Notification Panel, Multi Window, Screen Timeout

    Notification Panel Customize the Notification panel. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Display > Notification panel. 2. Touch the check box next to Brightness adjustment to allow adjusting the screen brightness via the Notification panel. 3. To set the quick setting buttons, touch and drag buttons from the Available buttons area to the Notifications panel area.

  • Page 98: Daydream, Smart Screen, Font Style

    Daydream Use Daydream to control what the screen displays when the tablet is docked or charging. Choose to display Colors, Flipboard, or photos. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Display. 2. Touch the OFF/ON switch next to Daydream to enable/disable the feature. 3.

  • Page 99: Font Size, Increase Legibility, Show Battery Percentage, Storage

    Font Size This option allows you to select the size of fonts for your tablet’s screens. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Display. 2. Touch Font size, and then choose a size. Increase Legibility Increase legibility and clarity of text. 1.

  • Page 100: Power Saving Mode, Power Saving Tips

    • Unmount SD card: Prepare an installed memory card for safe removal or formatting. • Format SD card: Permanently remove all content from an installed memory card. After formatting, the content cannot be retrieved. Power Saving Mode Configure Power saving mode settings to conserve battery power. 1.

  • Page 101: Battery Settings, Application Manager, Manage Applications

    2. Touch each process to view additional details. Application Manager You can download and install applications from the Google Play Store or Samsung Apps and install them on your tablet. Use Application manager to manage applications on your tablet. Warning! Because this tablet can be configured with system software not provided by or supported by Google or any other company, end-users operate these devices at their own risk.

  • Page 102: Running Services, Memory Use, Users

    Running Services This service efficiently manages power consumption and processor/memory resources. Processes can be stopped until the tablet is restarted. Stop a currently running service 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Application manager. 2. Touch the Running tab, touch a running service, and then touch Stop. 3.

  • Page 103: Location Services, Lock Screen

    Location Services Control apps’ access to your location, and configure location sources. Some apps may require one or more location services be turned On for full app functionality. GPS signals may be affected by your surroundings, including: ● Buildings ● Tunnels or underground structures ●...

  • Page 104

    • Unlock effect: Show a ripple effect on the lock screen when you slide your finger over the screen. • Help text: Show help information on the Lock screen. • Wake up in lock screen: Allows you to wake up the screen by speaking a command.

  • Page 105

     Pattern: When enabled, you draw a pattern, which you create, on the screen to unlock the tablet. Touch the option, then follow the prompts to create or change your screen unlock pattern. • Lock screen widgets: Customize your clock and personal message. •...

  • Page 106: Security Settings, Encryption, Make Passwords Visible, Device Administration

    Security Settings This menu contains features that allow you to configure the tablet’s security parameters. Encryption After encryption, you must enter the PIN or password you set each time you turn on your tablet. You can also encrypt information stored on an optional installed memory card (not included). Encryption may take an hour or more to complete.

  • Page 107: Credential Storage

    Device Administrators 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Security. 2. Touch Device administrators and then perform these steps:  Touch an account.  Review the device administration details for the account.  To remove administration from the account, touch Deactivate. Unknown Sources By default, you can only install apps from the Google Play Store.

  • Page 108: Language And Input Settings, Choose A Default Language, Default Input Method, Google Voice Typing

    Language and Input Settings Use Language and input settings to choose a default language for your tablet’s operations, plus settings for text entry and other inputs. Choose a Default Language Choose the language for operating your tablet. 1. Press and touch > Settings > Language and input. 2.

  • Page 109

    Samsung Keyboard The Samsung Keyboard is an on-screen QWERTY keyboard, so you can enter text by “typing” on the keyboard. Samsung keyboard is enabled by default, and you can choose options for using it. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Language and input.

  • Page 110

    Pen thickness: Choose the size of handwriting strokes on the screen. • Pen color: Choose the color of handwriting strokes on screen. • About: View information about Samsung keyboard handwriting.  Advanced: • Auto capitalization: Automatically capitalize words in your text based on common usage, such as at the beginning of sentences.

  • Page 111: Voice Search

    • Auto-spacing: Automatically insert spaces between words as you complete them. • Next word prediction: Swype predicts the next word based on the previous word. • Show Voice key: The Voice key is displayed on the Swype keyboard.  My Words: Manage your personal dictionary and data usage. ...

  • Page 112: Text-to-speech Options, Pointer Speed, Cloud, Back Up And Reset Settings

    > Settings > Language and input. 2. Touch Text-to-speech options to configure:  Preferred TTS engine: Select Samsung text-to-speech engine, or Google Text- to-speech Engine. Touch to configure options.  Speech rate: Choose a rate for text readouts.

  • Page 113: Accounts Settings, Add An Account, Voice Control

    Accounts Settings When you set up accounts on your tablet, such as your Google or Samsung accounts, email or social networking accounts, you can synchronize account information between your tablet and the account. Types of information you can synchronize include contacts, pictures, videos, and other types of files.

  • Page 114: Accessory Settings, Date And Time Settings

    Accessory Settings Configure your tablet’s behavior when it is connected to an optional dock (not included). 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Accessory. 2. Configure these settings:  Dock sound: When enabled, a sound plays when you insert and remove the tablet from the dock.

  • Page 115: Accessibility Settings

    Accessibility Settings Your tablet offers features to make using the tablet easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use Accessibility settings to configure these features. 1. Press and then touch > Settings > Accessibility. 2. Configure these options:  Auto rotate screen: Enable automatic rotation of the screen when you rotate the tablet.

  • Page 116: Activate This Device, System Update Settings

     Touch Mono audio to enable stereo audio to be compressed into a single mono audio stream for use with a single eartablet.  Touch Turn off all sounds to mute every sound made by the tablet during touches, selections, notifications, etc. ...

  • Page 117: About Device

     Update Profile: Update the user profile related to your wireless service account. If you choose to change your user name online, use this option to update the user name on your tablet.  UICC Unlock: Unlock your tablet’s Universal Integrated Circuit Card. About Device The About device menu lets you access important information about your tablet.

  • Page 118: Copyright Information

    Copyright Information ©2013 Sprint. Sprint and the logo are trademarks of Sprint. Other marks are trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright Information...

  • Page 119: Index

    Index 4G Services, 53 Cloud, 103 About Device, 108 Contacts, 31 Accessibility Settings, 106 Accessing, 31 Accounts, 36 Add, 31 Email, 38 Add to Your Favorites, 33 Gmail, 36 Assign a Photo, 32 Google, 36 Basics, 31 Social Network, 42 Delete, 33 Accounts and Sync, 104 Edit, 32...

  • Page 120

    Gallery, 66 Internet, 52 Edit Photos, 69 Key Functions, 6 Sharing Photos and Videos, 69 Keyboard View Photos and Videos, 67 Samsung, 100 Zooming, 68 Swype, 101 Game Hub, 45 Touchscreen, 25 Gestures, 8 Kies via Wi-Fi, 61, 85 Gmail, 36...

  • Page 121: Table Of Contents

    Language and Input, 99 Rotate, 11 Location Services, 94 S Translator, 77 Mobile Networks, 82 S Voice, 78 More Settings, 82 Samsung Apps, 78 Multi Window, 88 Samsung Keyboard Nearby Devices, 84 Predictive Text, 28 Notification Panel, 88 Settings, 100...

  • Page 122

    Show Battery Percentage, 90 Text-to-Speech, 103 Smart Screen, 89 Tools, 72 Sound, 86 Touch, 8 Storage, 90 Touch and Hold, 9 Swype, 101 Touch Sounds, 87 System Update, 107 Touchscreen Text-to-Speech, 103 Drag, 10 Touch Sounds, 87 Flick, 10 Users, 93 Keyboard, 25 Voice Control, 104 Pinch and Spread, 12...

  • Page 123

    WatchON, 50 Wi-Fi Direct, 55 Web, 52 World Clock, 51 Wi-Fi, 53 YouTube, 43, 71 Connect to Wi-Fi Network, 53 Zoom, 12 Settings, 79 Index...

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