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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide (UG template version 14a) SPT_SM-G900P_UG_Eng_NCB_TE_032714_F2...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Status Bar and Notification Panel ....................... 21 Status Bar ........................... 21 Notification Panel ........................23 Enter Text ............................24 Text Input Methods ........................24 Google Voice Typing ........................25 Samsung Keyboard ........................25 Swype ............................26 Tips for Editing Text ........................27...
  • Page 3 Phone Calls ..............................28 Make Phone Calls ..........................28 Call Using the Keypad ........................ 28 Call from Logs ..........................28 Call from Contacts ........................28 Call a Number in a Text Message ....................29 Call a Number in an Email Message ..................29 Make an Emergency Call ......................
  • Page 4 Sign In to Your Google Account ....................51 Access Gmail ..........................51 Send a Gmail Message ....................... 52 Read and Reply to Gmail Messages ..................52 Samsung Account ..........................53 Email ..............................53 Add an Email Account ......................... 53 Add a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Account ................. 54 Compose and Send Email ......................
  • Page 5 Open an Installed App ........................ 65 Uninstall an App .......................... 65 Navigation ............................65 Google Maps ..........................65 Scout ............................66 Samsung Apps ............................ 66 Music Apps ............................66 Google Play Music ........................66 Music ............................67 Sprint Music Plus ........................69 Google Play Movies &...
  • Page 6 Wi-Fi ..............................75 Turn Wi-Fi On or Off ........................75 Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network ..............75 Internet ..............................76 Chrome ............................... 77 Data Services General Information (Sprint Spark LTE and 3G Networks) ......... 77 Sprint Spark LTE ......................... 77 Your User Name .........................
  • Page 7 Send Information Using Bluetooth ....................96 Send Information from Your Phone to Another Device .............. 96 Receive Information Using Bluetooth ..................97 Calendar .............................. 97 Add an Event to the Calendar ..................... 97 Event Alerts ..........................99 View Events ..........................99 Erase Events ..........................
  • Page 8 Remove a microSD Card ......................113 View microSD Card Memory ..................... 114 Format a microSD Card ......................114 Unmount a microSD Card ......................114 Transfer Files Between Your Phone and a Computer ..............114 Update Your Phone........................... 115 Before Updating Your Firmware ....................115 Update Your Phone ........................
  • Page 9 Vibrate When Ringing ....................... 140 Dialing Keypad Tone ......................... 140 Touch Sounds ........................... 141 Screen Lock Sound ........................141 Haptic Feedback ........................141 Emergency Tone ........................141 Samsung Keyboard Sound Settings ..................142 Samsung Applications Sound Settings ..................142 Music Effects ..........................144 viii...
  • Page 10 Display Settings ..........................144 Brightness ..........................144 Font ............................145 Screen Rotation ........................145 Smart Stay ..........................145 Screen Timeout ......................... 145 Screen Mode ..........................146 Auto Adjust Screen Tone ......................146 Daydream ..........................146 LED Indicator Settings ......................147 Touch Key Light Duration ......................
  • Page 11 Backup and Reset Settings ....................... 163 Language And Input Settings ......................163 Choose a Default Language ..................... 163 Set a Default Input Method ....................... 164 Samsung Keyboard Settings ....................164 Swype Settings ......................... 166 Google Voice Typing Settings....................167 Speech Settings ........................168 Mouse/Trackpad Settings ......................
  • Page 12 In-call Status Pop-ups ....................... 179 Show Caller Information ......................179 Call Alerts ..........................179 Call Accessories ........................180 TTY Mode ..........................180 Hearing Aids..........................180 Ringtones and Keypad Tones....................181 Personalize Call Sound ......................181 Noise Reduction ........................181 US Dialing ..........................182 International Dialing ........................
  • Page 13: Get Started

    Get Started The following topics give you all the information you need to set up your phone and Sprint service the first time. Your Phone at a Glance The following illustration outlines your phone’s primary features. Set Up Your Phone Before using your new phone, you must install and charge the battery.
  • Page 14: Maintaining Water And Dust Resistance

    Important: Before closing the cover, check to see if there is any foreign substance such as dust or sand between the rubber on the back of the cover and the sealing area. Note: Water-resistant and dustproof based on IP67 rating, which tests submersion up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes.
  • Page 15: Activate Your Phone

    ● Always keep the USB/Accessory Port cover clean and be careful to avoid damaging it. Note: The touch screen may not be active in water. Charge the Battery 1. On the bottom of the phone, gently lift the multipurpose jack cover to reveal the USB Charger/Accessory Port.
  • Page 16: Complete The Setup

     When you turn the phone on for the first time, you should see a Hands Free Activation screen, which may be followed by a PRL Update screen and a Firmware Update screen. Follow the onscreen instructions to continue. ● If you received your phone in the mail and you are activating a new phone for an existing number on your account (you’re swapping phones), you can activate on your computer online or directly on your phone.
  • Page 17: Set Up Voicemail

    This phone belongs to: Enter your First and Last name, to personalize Google features and apps.  Samsung account: Some apps and features use your Samsung account. You can sign in to your Samsung account, or follow the prompts to create a new account. ...
  • Page 18: Sprint Account Information And Help

    Note: Voicemail Password – Sprint strongly recommends that you create a password when setting up your voicemail to protect against unauthorized access. Without a password, anyone who has access to your phone is able to access your voicemail messages. 1. From home, tap Phone.
  • Page 19: Manage Your Account

    Manage Your Account Manage your Sprint account from your computer, your Sprint phone, or any other phone. Online: ● Access your account information. ● Check your minutes used (depending on your Sprint service plan). ● View and pay your bill. ●...
  • Page 20: Sprint Operator Services

    There is a per-call charge to use Sprint 411, and you will be billed for airtime. 1. From home, tap Phone. 2. Tap Sprint Operator Services Sprint Operator Services provides assistance when you place collect calls or when you place calls billed to a local telephone calling card or third party.
  • Page 21: Phone Basics

    Phone Basics Your phone 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 phone. Your Phone’s Layout This illustration outlines your phone’s basic layout.
  • Page 22: Turn Your Phone On And Off

    ● Power/Lock key: Lets you turn the phone on or off, turn the screen on or off, or lock the screen. Press and hold for a Device options menu, where you can turn the phone off or restart it, or for easy access to Airplane mode, Emergency Mode, and to Mute, Vibrate, and Sound modes.
  • Page 23: Turn Your Screen On And Off

    Turn the Phone Off 1. Press and hold the Power/Lock key to display the device options menu. 2. Tap Power off > OK to turn the phone off. The screen remains blank while your phone is off. If the phone is off during charging, the screen displays a charging animation.
  • Page 24: Air View

    ● Mute/pause: When on, you can mute incoming calls and pause playback by turning the phone screen-side down, or by covering the screen with your hand. You can also use Smart pause, to have the phone pause video playback when you look away from the screen. ●...
  • Page 25: Touchscreen Navigation

    ■ To display the Multi window tab, touch and hold Back. Work with Multi Window After enabling Multi Window, you can use it to run two apps at the same time. You can launch apps from Multi window, or drag an app to the screen to run multiple apps at the same time. The apps display together on a split screen.
  • Page 26: Touch And Hold

    When you want to type using the onscreen keyboard, select items onscreen such as application and settings icons, or other items, simply tap them with your finger. 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.
  • Page 27 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. This finger gesture is always in a vertical direction, such as when flicking the contacts or message list.
  • Page 28 Rotate For most screens, you can automatically change the screen orientation from portrait to landscape by turning the phone sideways. When entering text, you can turn the phone sideways to bring up a bigger keyboard. Note: You can control screen rotation with the Screen rotation setting. To make this selection, from home Apps >...
  • Page 29: Your Home Screen

    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 show you options to customize home screens, or tap a thumbnail to go straight to another screen.
  • Page 30: Customize Your Home Screen

    Customize Your Home Screen You can customize your home screen by adding shortcuts, shortcuts, folders, widgets, and more. Create a Shortcut Use shortcuts to launch an app from the home screen. 1. From home, tap Apps. 2. Touch and hold an app icon, and then drag it to a home screen and release it. Move a Shortcut Move a shortcut to another home screen.
  • Page 31 Drag it to another screen, or to the Remove icon. Create a Primary Shortcut Primary shortcuts appear at the bottom of the home screen by default. You can remove or replace any of the primary shortcuts, except the Apps shortcut. From home, touch and hold a shortcut to undock it.
  • Page 32: Extended Home Screens

    2. Tap Wallpapers, and then choose Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock screens. 3. Tap a wallpaper to see a sample, and then tap Set wallpaper. If you choose an image from Gallery or Dropbox, you can adjust the crop box to decide what’s displayed, and then touch Done to set it as the wallpaper.
  • Page 33: Status Bar And Notification Panel

    2. Scroll to the screen you want to delete, and then touch and hold it and drag it to the Remove icon. Status Bar and Notification Panel The status bar at the top of the home screen provides phone and service status information on the right side and notification alerts on the left.
  • Page 34 Icon Description Airplane Mode Battery is charging Battery is fully charged Notification Icons Icon Description Missed call New email New Gmail New message New voicemail New Hangouts message New Sprint Zone message Event USB 2.0 or lower connection USB 3.0 connection App update(s) available App update(s) successful Phone Basics...
  • Page 35: Notification Panel

    Icon Description Downloading Keyboard active (choose input method) Screen lock setup needed Attention needed: System error or alert More notifications available: See notification panel Determining location. Notification Panel The Notification panel displays details about your phone’s status, and it provides easy access to common settings and features.
  • Page 36: Enter Text

    Your device offers several text input methods. ● 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 37: Google Voice Typing

    Google voice typing. Samsung Keyboard With Samsung Keyboard, it's easy to enter text, symbols, and numbers. Use Samsung Keyboard to Enter Text 1. From a screen where you can enter text drag down from the top of the screen to open the Notification panel, and then tap Choose input method >...
  • Page 38: Swype

     to switch to Google Voice typing to enter text by speaking.  If you have more than one language selected in Samsung Keyboard settings, you can swipe your finger over to switch between languages. Configure Samsung Keyboard ■...
  • Page 39: Tips For Editing Text

    Configure Swype ■ From home, tap Apps > Settings > Language and input, and then tap beside Swype. – or – From the Swype keyboard, touch and hold Note: For more information about Swype settings, see Swype Settings. Tips for Editing Text These tips allow you to cut or copy selected text and paste it into a separate selected area.
  • Page 40: Phone Calls

    Phone Calls With the Sprint National Network and your phone, you can enjoy clear calling across the country. Make Phone Calls There are several convenient ways to place calls from your phone. Call Using the Keypad The most “traditional” way to place a call is by using the phone’s keypad screen. 1.
  • Page 41: Call A Number In A Text Message

    – or – Swipe your finger across the contact from left to right. Call a Number in a Text Message While viewing a text message, you can place a call to a number that is in the body of the message. For more information, see Text and Multimedia Messaging.
  • Page 42: Receive Phone Calls

    Receive Phone Calls When you receive a call, you can accept the call, or reject the call to send it to voicemail. You can also reject a call with a message, to send a text message to the caller. Note: If your phone is turned off, all calls automatically go to voicemail. Answer an Incoming Call When you receive a phone call from a number stored in Contacts, the contact’s information displays on the screen.
  • Page 43: Dialing Options

    Dialing Options 1. From home, tap Phone. 2. While dialing a call, tap More for options, including:  Add 2-sec pause: Insert a 2-second pause into the number you are dialing. This can be useful when storing numbers for automated phone menus. ...
  • Page 44: 3-Way Calling

     To switch between calls, tap Swap. 3-way Calling With 3-Way Calling, you can talk to two people at the same time. When using this feature, the normal airtime rates will be charged for each of the two calls. 1. From home, tap Phone.
  • Page 45: In-Call Options

    In-call Options While you’re on a call, you can use options to find information or multitask during the call. ● Add call: Display the Keypad to dial another call. ● Keypad: Display the Keypad, where you can enter numbers to use DTMF (Dual Tone Multi- Frequency).
  • Page 46: Voicemail

    • Clear sound: Use clearer sounds during calls. • Off: Use the default call sound settings.  Extra volume: Tap to enable or disable extra volume. When enabled, your phone boosts the volume during calls.  Settings: Launch Call Settings. For more information, see Call Settings.
  • Page 47: Voicemail Notification

    Voicemail Notification There are several ways your phone alerts you to a new message. ● By sounding the notification ringtone. ● By displaying in the Notifications area of the Status bar when there’s a new voicemail message. ● By displaying the number of new voicemail message(s) on the Voicemail app icon. Note: When you are roaming off the network, you may not receive notification of new voicemail messages.
  • Page 48: Review Visual Voicemail

    Review Visual Voicemail Visual Voicemail lets you easily access and select which messages you want to review. 1. From home, tap Apps > Voicemail. 2. Touch a message to review it. Tip: There are icons at the bottom of the review screen for maintenance, storage, messaging, and other options.
  • Page 49: Configure Visual Voicemail Settings

     Delete: Erase the selected message(s) from your Visual Voicemail.  Reply: Respond to the message via text or voice message. Configure Visual Voicemail Settings The Visual Voicemail settings menu lets you access settings for notifications, pictures, greetings, and more. 1.
  • Page 50: View Logs

    View Logs From Logs, you manage the list of recent calls. 1. From home, tap Phone > Logs. 2. While viewing the list of calls, you can use these options:  Tap the menu to display All calls, Missed calls, Dialed calls, Received calls, or Rejected calls.
  • Page 51 Search Logs Enter criteria to search for call records. You can enter numbers to find a phone number, or letters to find a contact name or caller ID. 1. From home, tap Phone > Logs. 2. Tap Menu > Search. 3.
  • Page 52: Call Settings

    Call Settings You can access Call Settings in two ways: ● From the Phone app: From home, tap Phone > Menu > Settings > Call. ● From Settings: From home, tap Apps > Settings > Call. For details about Call settings, see Call Settings.
  • Page 53: Contacts

    Outlook account set up on your phone. ● Samsung account contacts are synchronized between your phone and your Samsung account, if you have a Samsung account set up on your phone. ● Device contacts are stored locally on the phone.
  • Page 54: Contacts Settings

    Contacts Settings Choose options for contacts, including choosing how contacts display, importing and exporting contacts, and more. You can access Contacts Settings in two ways: ● From the Contacts app: From home, tap Contacts > Menu > Settings > Contacts. ●...
  • Page 55: Save A Phone Number

     Tap Groups to assign the contact to a group.  Tap Ringtone to choose a ringtone to play for calls from the contact.  Tap Add another field to add new fields for the contact. 3. Tap Save to save the new contact. Save a Phone Number You can save a phone number to Contacts directly from the phone keypad.
  • Page 56: Assign A Ringtone To A Contact

    3. Tap to assign a picture to the contact:  Image: Choose a picture from Gallery.  Tagged pictures: Choose a tagged photo from Gallery.  Take picture: Take a new picture. 4. Follow the prompts to save the picture to the contact. Assign a Ringtone to a Contact You can assign a special ringtone to individual contacts for more personalization.
  • Page 57: Save A Business Card As A Contact

    2. Tap Menu > Delete, and then tap contacts to select them, or tap Select all. 3. Tap Done, and then tap OK to confirm the deletion. Save a Business Card as a Contact Take a picture of a business card, and your phone recognizes the information to save the business card in Contacts, and create a new contact from the info on the business card.
  • Page 58: Favorites

    2. Tap Menu > Speed dial. 3. Tap an unused speed dial, and then select a contact to assign to the number. Remove Speed Dials 1. From home, tap Apps > Contacts. 2. Tap Menu > Speed dial, and then tap X beside the speed dials you want to remove. Make a Call With a Speed Dial 1.
  • Page 59: Groups

    Create a Shortcut to a Favorite You can create a shortcut to a favorite, to access their information directly from the home screen. 1. From home, tap Apps > Contacts. 2. Tap Favorites, and then touch and hold on a contact to select it. 3.
  • Page 60: Share Contacts

    2. Tap Groups, and then tap a group. 3. Tap Add, and then tap the contact(s) you want to add. 4. Tap Done. Send a Message to a Group You can send a message to members of a group, if the members have a telephone number stored in their contact record.
  • Page 61: Export And Import Contacts

    Send Contact Information You can copy a contact’s information into a text message and send it. 1. From home, tap Apps > Contacts. 2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap Menu > Send contact information. 3. Choose information to send, and then tap Done. 4.
  • Page 62: Import Contacts

    Contacts you export are saved as namecards (.vcf), which can be imported into other apps or devices that support the namecard format. Export Contacts 1. From home, tap Apps > Contacts. 2. Tap Menu > Settings > Contacts > Import/Export. 3.
  • Page 63: Accounts And Messaging

    Accounts and Messaging With Sprint service and your phone’s messaging capabilities, you have the opportunity to share information through many different channels and accounts. Google Account Many of your phone’s applications, such as Gmail, Google Maps, Google Hangouts, and the Google Play Store, require a free Google account.
  • Page 64: Send A Gmail Message

     If you have more than one Google account set up on your phone, tap the menu at the top of the screen to choose an account to view. Send a Gmail Message Send and receive Gmail from your phone. 1.
  • Page 65: Samsung Account

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Accounts > Add account > Samsung account, and then tap Sign in or Create new account. 3. Follow the prompts to sign into your account, or create a new account. Note: Tap Help for more information about Samsung accounts, or for help with your account.
  • Page 66: Add A Microsoft Exchange Activesync Account

    Menu > Settings > Manage accounts. Add, and then follow the prompts to enter your log in credentials and configure options for the account. Note: You can also add email accounts from Settings. From home, tap Apps > Settings > Accounts >...
  • Page 67: Reply To Or Forward Email

    1. From home, tap Apps > Email. 2. From the Inbox, tap 3. Tap fields to compose your message:  Tap the To field and enter the recipient’s email address. You can add multiple message recipients.  To send a carbon copy (Cc) or a blind carbon copy (Bcc) of the current email to other recipients, tap , and then tap Cc or Bcc.
  • Page 68: Delete An Email Message

    View Your Email Inbox 1. From home, tap Apps > Email. 2. If you have multiple accounts set up on your phone, tap the toolbar at the top of the screen and then choose one from the menu. Synchronize an Email Account Whatever your automatic synchronization settings are, you can also synchronize your sent and received email messages manually at any time.
  • Page 69: Edit Email Settings

    2. Tap Menu > Delete, and tap the check boxes beside messages you want to delete. – or – Touch and hold on a message you want to delete, and then tap check boxes for additional messages to delete. 3. Follow the prompts to confirm the deletion. 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,...
  • Page 70: Send A Text Message (Sms)

    Send a Text Message (SMS) Quickly compose and sent text messages on your phone. 1. From home, tap Messages. 2. Tap New message. 3. Tap Enter recipients, and then enter a contact name, a mobile phone number, or an email address using the onscreen keyboard.
  • Page 71: Save And Resume A Draft Message

     Memo: Launch Memo to choose or create a memo. For more information, see Memo.  Calendar: Add an event from your calendar.  My location: Attach a map showing your location.  Maps: Attach a map.  Contacts: Add a contact entry (namecard) to the message. 5.
  • Page 72 Note: To view the details of a particular message, in the conversation, touch and hold the message to open the options menu, and then tap View message details. If a message contains a link to a Web page, tap the message and then tap the link to open it in the Web browser.
  • Page 73: Messages Settings

    2. Touch and hold the conversation you want to delete. 3. Tap Delete > OK. Delete Multiple Conversations 1. From home, tap Messages. 2. Tap Menu > Delete. 3. Select the conversations you want to delete, and then tap Done > OK. Note: Locked messages will not be deleted, unless you select the Include protected messages check box before confirming the deletion.
  • Page 74: Social Networking Accounts

    Social Networking Accounts ® Stay in touch on the go with all your social networking accounts. Post updates on Facebook and Twitter ® review your LinkedIn contacts, see what everyone’s talking about on YouTube™, and more. Facebook Post updates, read what your friends are up to, upload pictures and check-ins, and more with on-the-go Facebook access.
  • Page 75: Google

    3. To view a video, tap an available preview thumbnail or tap the title link. Note: It is not necessary to sign in to YouTube to view content. However, if you wish to sign in to access additional options, tap Menu >...
  • Page 76: Apps And Entertainment

    Apps and Entertainment All your phone’s features are accessible through the Applications list. Note: Available apps and services are subject to change at any time. Google Play Store ™ The Google Play Store app is the place to go to find new Android apps, games, movies, music, and books for your phone.
  • Page 77: Open An Installed App

    The first time you turn on your phone, the setup process will prompt you to create a Google Wallet account. If you did not create one at setup, you can create an account at any time using one of these methods: ■...
  • Page 78: Scout

    5. When the download and installation is complete, touch Open. To open the app from the home screen, touch Apps > Scout. Samsung Apps Browse, search, and find apps to download and install on your phone. Log in to your Samsung account to manage your downloads. ■ From home, tap Apps >...
  • Page 79: Music

    Music The Music app plays music files. Use Music to browse your music library, play songs, and create playlists. You can also set songs as ringtones for incoming calls, or as alarm tones. Note: For information about loading music onto your phone, see Transfer Files Between Your Phone and a Computer.
  • Page 80 1. From home, tap Apps > Music. 2. Tap the Playlists tab, and then use these options:  Tap an existing playlist to play its songs. While playing, tap Menu for playlist options.  Create playlist to create a new playlist. Follow the prompts to name the playlist, and then select songs for the playlist.
  • Page 81: Sprint Music Plus

    1. From home, tap Apps > Music. 2. Tap the Devices tab, and then select the target device from the list. Music Options and Settings 1. From home, tap Apps > Music. 2. Tap Menu for options. Available options depend on the tab: ...
  • Page 82 Install the Sprint Music Plus App on Your Phone Before you use Sprint Music Plus on your phone, you must download and install the app from the Google Play Store. 1. From home, tap Apps > Play Store. 2. Tap the Search icon and search for "sprint music plus". 3.
  • Page 83: Google Play Movies & Tv

    4. Follow the onscreen instructions to preview or purchase the song. Touch at any time to display the Sprint Music Plus menu. Tip: For ringtones or ringback tones, touch Ringtone Store or Ringback Tone Store from the Sprint Music Plus main menu. Google Play Movies &...
  • Page 84: Sprint Money Express

    ● All in one - Google Play Newsstand is the new home for all your Google Currents subscriptions and Google Play Magazines. Now with one app and one tap, it’s never been easier to stay informed on the news of the day. Access Google Play Newsstand ■...
  • Page 85: Nascar Mobile 2014

     Depending on your settings, your phone may prompt you to accept a data connection.  You may be prompted to update your app. Tap Update to update Sprint TV & Movies.  Browse horizontally through the category options in the center of the screen to see what's available.
  • Page 86: Eureka Offers

    Eureka Offers Eureka is a unique, convenient, feature-packed shopping companion that provides discount opportunities for major brands and local merchants, all under one roof! Eureka provides unbeatable deals with a clean, easy-to-use package, with powerful features. Take advantage of discounts from major brands and local merchants, share your favorite deals with friends and family, access loyalty cards, and create/manage personalized product lists.
  • Page 87: Web And Data

    Web and Data The following topics address your phone’s data connections and the built-in Web browser. Additional data-related features can be found in Accounts and Messaging, Applications and Entertainment, and Tools and Calendar. Your phone’s data capabilities let you wirelessly access the Internet or your corporate network through a variety of connections, including: Wi-Fi Wi-Fi provides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 300 feet.
  • Page 88: Internet

    2. The network names and security settings (Open network or Secured) of detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed.  When you select an open network, you will be automatically connected to the network.  When you select a secured network, you will need to enter the wireless password to connect to the network.
  • Page 89: Chrome

    Chrome Use Chrome for Mobile to browse fast and sign in to bring your Chrome experience from your computer, anywhere you go. For more information, visit: ■ From home, tap Apps > Google > Chrome. Data Services General Information (Sprint Spark LTE and 3G Networks) The following topics will help you learn the basics of using your data services, including managing your user name, launching a data connection, and navigating the Web with your phone.
  • Page 90: Data Connection Status And Indicators

    When you use data services, your user name is submitted to identify you to the Nationwide Sprint Network. Your user name is automatically programmed into your phone. You don’t have to enter it. Update Your User Name If you choose to change your user name and select a new one online, or make any changes to your services, you must then update the profile on your phone.
  • Page 91: Virtual Private Networks (Vpn)

    2. Tap Hotspot, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Hotspot to turn Hotspot on. 3. On the other device, scan for Wi-Fi hotspots, and then select your phone’s hotspot.  Your phone’s Network SSID will appear in the list of available devices. To find your phone’s Network SSID, go to Settings >...
  • Page 92 Add a Basic VPN From home, tap Apps > Settings. More networks > VPN > Basic VPN. Add to configure options:  Name: Enter the name of the VPN.  Type: Choose the type of VPN.  Server address: Enter the address for the VPN server. ...
  • Page 93: Connect To A Vpn

    • Perfect forward secrecy (PFS) • Disable split tunneling • Algorithm suite • IKE groups • IKE lifetime • IPsec lifetime • Connection attempt timeout Tap Save to save the VPN. Connect to a VPN Connect to a VPN that’s already set up on your phone. 1.
  • Page 94: Pictures And Video

    Pictures and Video Camera You can use the camera or camcorder to take and share pictures and videos. Open the Camera Follow the below procedure to access your phone’s camera. ■ From home, tap Camera. ● Front/Back Camera: Switch between the front and back cameras. ●...
  • Page 95: Take A Picture

    Take a Picture You can take pictures with your phone’s front or back camera, or combine shots with Dual mode. 1. From home, tap Camera. 2. Using the phone’s screen as a viewfinder, compose your shot by aiming the camera at the subject.
  • Page 96 Review and Edit a Picture from the Camera From home, tap Camera. Take a picture, and then tap the Gallery thumbnail at the bottom right corner of the screen. While reviewing a picture, you can use these options:  Screen mirroring: Choose a device to share the picture via Group Play. ...
  • Page 97: Configure The Camera

     Menu: Choose other options. Configure the Camera Camera settings are special options that you can choose, right on the camera screen, to make taking pictures or recording videos easy, and to make your pictures or videos special. Customize Shortcuts The Camera screen offers two customizable shortcuts, to give you the ability to choose favorite settings on the fly.
  • Page 98 Choose Camera Settings From home, tap Camera. Settings to configure options:  Picture size: Choose a default size for the pictures you take.  Burst shots: When on, you can take multiple pictures when you touch and hold the Capture button.
  • Page 99: Gallery

     Remote viewfinder: When turned on, you can take pictures using the viewfinder of a connected device. Your device and the remove device must be connected via Wi-Fi Direct connection to use this option.  White balance: Choose a setting for current light conditions. ...
  • Page 100: View Photos And Videos

     Camera to launch the Camera to take pictures or record video.  Menu for options. Available options depend on which gallery screen you are viewing, and may include: • Select album/Select item: Depending on the view, tap albums or items to select them. After selection, you can tap Menu again for options you can use with the selected item.
  • Page 101: View Videos

     Camera: Launch the Camera, to take pictures or record video.  Menu: Choose other options, including: • Edit: Modify the picture. • More info: View information about the video. • Copy to clipboard: Save a copy of the picture to the clipboard, so you can paste it into another app.
  • Page 102: Working With Photos

    • Rename: Change the name of the video file. • Slideshow: Create a slideshow. • Settings: Configure Gallery settings. 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.
  • Page 103: Send Photos Or Videos Using Bluetooth

    Send Photos or Videos by Email You can send several photos, videos, or both in an email message. They are added as file attachments in your email. 1. From home, tap Apps > Gallery. 2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share. 3.
  • Page 104: Photos

    Share Photos or Videos on Google+ 1. From home, tap Apps > Gallery. 2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send. 3. Tap the photo or video you want to send. 4. Touch the screen and then tap Share >...
  • Page 105: Video

    ■ Google > Photos. Video Play videos stored on your phone, or from your other devices (you must sign in to your Samsung account to play videos synced from your other devices). 1. From home, tap Apps > Video. 2. Scroll through the videos stored on your device. After a few seconds, each video thumbnail begins playing a preview of the clip.
  • Page 106: Tools And Calendar

    Tools and Calendar Learn how to use many of your phone’s productivity-enhancing apps and features. Bluetooth Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that allows you to connect wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth phones, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and Bluetooth-enabled handhelds, computers, printers, and wireless phones.
  • Page 107: Reconnect A Headset Or Car Kit

    The pairing and connection status is displayed below the hands-free headset or car kit name in the Bluetooth devices section. When the Bluetooth headset or car kit is connected to your phone, (Bluetooth connected) displays in the status bar. Depending on the type of headset or car kit you have connected, you can then start using the headset or car kit to listen to music or make and receive phone calls.
  • Page 108: Send Information Using Bluetooth

    2. In the Bluetooth devices section, tap beside the device name, and then tap Unpair. Send Information Using Bluetooth You can use Bluetooth to transfer information between your phone and another Bluetooth-enabled device such as a phone or notebook computer. The first time you transfer information between your phone and another device, you need to enter or confirm a security passcode.
  • Page 109: Receive Information Using Bluetooth

    5. If prompted, accept the connection on the receiving phone, and enter the same passcode on both your phone and the other device, or confirm the auto-generated passcode. 6. On the receiving device, accept the file. Receive Information Using Bluetooth Your phone is capable of receiving a wide variety of file types with Bluetooth, including photos, music tracks, and documents such as PDFs.
  • Page 110 My calendar: Calendar entries that are stored locally on the phone and not part of an account.  Samsung Calendar: Calendar entries that are synchronized between your phone and your Samsung account.  Google/Gmail: Calendar entries that are synchronized between your phone and your Google account.
  • Page 111: Event Alerts

    6. Tap Save to store the new event and synchronize it with your selected account. Event Alerts When your phone is turned on and you have an event alarm scheduled, your phone alerts you and displays the event summary. There are several ways your phone alerts you to scheduled events: ●...
  • Page 112: Erase Events

    Agenda view shows a list of events in chronological order. The color bars on the left side of the events indicate the type of calendar that includes the event. When in Day view, slide left or right across the screen to view earlier or later days. Month and Agenda View Month and Agenda view shows the month, with a list of events for the month below.
  • Page 113: Calculator

     In Month view, tap the date where the calendar event occurs, and then tap the calendar event.  In Year view, tap the month in which the event is located. 3. Tap the event, and then tap Delete. 4. In the Delete confirmation box, tap OK. –...
  • Page 114: Drive

    Create alarm, and then enter information for the alarm. Alarm options include:  Time: Choose a time for the alarm.  Days: Choose the days to use this alarm.  Repeat weekly: When enabled, the alarm will repeat every week on the selected days. ...
  • Page 115: Download The Desktop Application

    The in-phone application works in conjunction with a partner program placed on a target computer using an active Internet connection. Dropbox creates a folder that automatically synchronizes its contents across all of your connected devices on your account. Update a file to your Dropbox on your computer, and it’s automatically updated to the same folder on your other devices.
  • Page 116: Flipboard

    Flipboard Use Flipboard to create a personalized digital “magazine” out of everything being shared with you. Access news stories, personal feeds and other related material. Flip through your Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter account, photos from friends and much more. ■...
  • Page 117: Memo

    • Delete: Select memo(s) to erase. • Account: Access your Samsung account, to sync memos with your account. My Files My files allows you to manage your manage your sounds, images, videos, Bluetooth files, Android files, and other memory card data in one convenient location. This application allows you to launch a file if the associated application is already on your phone.
  • Page 118: My Magazine

    Read and agree to the terms and conditions, and then tap Next.  Sign in to your Samsung account if you have not already done so. For more information, refer Samsung Account. You must sign in to a Samsung account to set and save goals, and use other advanced S Health features.
  • Page 119  Exercise: Set and manage exercise goals, and track your progress. You can track activities by type, such as running, walking, cycling, and hiking. S Health also offers access to the Music app, to work out to your favorite songs. ...
  • Page 120: S Voice

    ● You are overweight or obese; ● You have high blood pressure or high cholesterol; ● You have impaired glucose tolerance, also called pre-diabetes. When in Doubt - Check it Out If you are unsure of your health status, have several health problems, or are pregnant, you should speak with your doctor before starting a new exercise program.
  • Page 121: Customize Your Smart Remote

    1. From home, tap Apps > Smart Remote. 2. Follow the prompts to configure the service:  Find your TV service: Follow the prompts to select your country or region, enter your ZIP code, and then select your TV service provider from the list. ...
  • Page 122: Use Your Smart Remote To Control Your Tv

     My xxx TV: Choose this when your TV signal is fed directly into the TV, and you currently use your TV remote to change channels. Use Your Smart Remote to Control Your TV After customizing Smart Remote, you can use it to control your TV. 1.
  • Page 123: Voice Recorder Options

    Share, and then follow the prompts to choose a method and share the file. Modify a Voice Recording From home, tap Apps > Voice Recorder. List, and then touch and hold on a recording to select it. Menu to display options: ...
  • Page 124: Voice Search

     Edit categories: Enter and manage a list of categories you can use to organize voice recordings.  Settings: the following settings are available: • Save to: If you have an optional memory card installed (not included), you can choose whether your recordings will be saved to device memory, or to the card.
  • Page 125: Microsd Card

     Ask questions  Schedule meetings  Play music & movies  Set alarms  Try more voice actions microSD Card ™ A microSD memory card is an optional accessory (not included) that allows you to store images, videos, music, documents, and other data on your phone. Important: You can damage a microSD card by improper installation.
  • Page 126: View Microsd Card Memory

    1. Using the slot provided, gently lift the cover off the phone. 2. Carefully slide the card out of the slot. 3. Replace the battery compartment cover, making sure all the tabs are secure and there are no gaps around the cover. View microSD Card Memory Use the following procedure to view memory usage information for an optional installed microSD card (not included).
  • Page 127: Update Your Phone

     Insert the other end of the cable into an available USB port on your computer. 2. Your phone will automatically detect the connection. Continue to set up the connection:  When appears in the Status bar, swipe your finger down from the Status bar to open the Notification panel.
  • Page 128: Update Your Phone

    3. Tap Menu > Sync all. Preserve Information on an Optional Installed Memory Card As an added precaution, to preserve any data on an optional installed microSD card, please remove it from your phone prior to starting the update process. Update Your Phone Use the System Update setting to update your phone’s software, firmware, Preferred Roaming List (PRL), and other features.
  • Page 129: Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service

    Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service With your phone and global roaming service from Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service, you can make phone calls and use wireless data services around the globe on compatible CDMA and GSM/UMTS networks. For a country-specific travel guide, select your device and destination from
  • Page 130: Make And Receive Worldwide Calls

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings > More networks 2. Tap Mobile networks > Network mode to configure options:  To allow connections to CDMA or LTE networks only, touch CDMA or LTE/CDMA.  To allow connections to GSM or UMTS networks only, touch GSM/UMTS. ...
  • Page 131: Sprint International Voicemail Service

    Sprint International Voicemail Service Your Sprint voicemail will follow you as you travel. All of your unanswered calls will be forwarded to your Sprint voicemail. You will need to be sure your voicemail box is already set up and that you know your voicemail password.
  • Page 132: International Voicemail Troubleshooting

    1. From home, tap Phone > Contacts tab, touch the voicemail entry and then touch the number to call it. 2. When your voicemail answers, touch , enter the password, and touch to access your voicemail. International Voicemail Troubleshooting There are a few tips to keep in mind when using Sprint voicemail while traveling. ●...
  • Page 133: Access Email And Data Services On Internationally On Cdma Networks

    Access Email and Data Services on Internationally on CDMA Networks If data service is available on a CDMA network, then you only need to set the phone to CDMA, you will not need to select the specific carrier. Selecting a specific carrier is only necessary for providers on the GSM network.
  • Page 134: Contact Sprint For Assistance With International Service

    Status Messages Message Description A fault was detected with your phone. If this error recurs, note Self Check Error the error and contact Sprint Customer Service. An operational fault was detected with your phone. Note the Self Check Fail numeric code, turn your phone off, and contact Sprint Customer Service.
  • Page 135 ● The city and country you are travelling in. ● Any error message that displays on your phone or that you heard when trying to place a call. ● If the issue is with data, were you able to place voice calls? ●...
  • Page 136: Settings

    Settings Use Settings to configure your phone to your preferences. Using Settings Use Settings to configure your phone to your preferences. Access Settings You can access Settings in a variety of ways. ■ From home, tap Apps > Settings. – or – From home, touch and hold on the Status bar, and then drag down to display the Notification panel.
  • Page 137: Wi-Fi Settings

    Wi-Fi Settings Use Wi-Fi settings to control your phone’s connections to Wi-Fi networks, and for using Wi-Fi Direct to connect directly to other Wi-Fi Direct devices. Configure Wi-Fi Settings Set up and manage wireless access points. 1. From home, tap Apps >...
  • Page 138: Wi-Fi Direct Settings

     Passpoint: When turned on, your phone will connect to passpoint-enabled Wi-Fi networks automatically.  Sort by: Choose a sorting order for Wi-Fi networks on the Wi-Fi screen.  Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to switch from Wi-Fi to mobile data for data communications, when the device goes to sleep (when the backlight goes out).
  • Page 139: Hotspot Settings

    Hotspot Settings Use the Hotspot feature to share your phone’s data connection with other devices via Wi-Fi. Note: Using the Hotspot feature consumes battery power and uses data services Turn Hotspot On or Off To conserve battery life, turn Hotspot on when you need it and turn it off when you’re finished. You can control Hotspot from Settings.
  • Page 140: Allowed Devices

    • DHCP: Tap to enable or disable DHCP. When DHCP is enabled, your phone assigns IP addresses to devices that connect to Hotspot. • Starting IP: When DHCP is enabled, view the default starting IP address for assigning IP addresses to connecting devices, or enter a enter a valid IPv4 address. When other devices connect to your device using DHCP, the IP address your phone assigns will be between the Starting IP and Ending IP.
  • Page 141: Tethering Settings

    2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Bluetooth on. Bluetooth must be on to configure settings. 3. From the Bluetooth screen, configure these settings:  Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Bluetooth on or off.  Tap your device’s name to enable or disable visibility to other Bluetooth devices.
  • Page 142: Airplane Mode

    Airplane Mode When you turn on Airplane mode, your phone disconnects from all networks, meaning you cannot use make calls, send or receive messages, or access the Internet. It also turns off other connectivity features, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. While in airplane mode, you can use other features of your device, such as playing music, watching videos, or other applications.
  • Page 143: Location Settings

     Data roaming: When enabled, your device can connect tomobile data service when outside your home network area. Using data while roaming may incur additional costs; contact your service provider for more information.  Restrict background data: Your device is capable of connecting to the network in the background, for synchronization or other services.
  • Page 144: More Networks Settings

     Mode: Choose the method your phone uses to determine your location. • High accuracy: When enabled, your phone uses GPS information, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks to estimate your location. • Power saving: When enabled, your phone uses Wi-Fi and mobile networks to estimate your location.
  • Page 145: Vpn Settings

    2. Tap More networks > Mobile networks. 3. Configure options:  Mobile data: When enabled, your device connects to the mobile data network, and can use the network to access the Internet and transfer information.  Network mode: Choose a preferred network mode. Available options depend on your phone’s features.
  • Page 146: Roaming Settings

    Roaming Settings When you are outside your home network area, your phone can still connect to other networks that your provider supports via roaming. There may be additional costs for accessing networks while roaming, so you may want to control your phone’s roaming behavior with Roaming settings. 1.
  • Page 147: S Beam Settings

    Turn Android Beam On or Off Turn on NFC and Android Beam, so that beaming is available from the apps on your phone. 1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap NFC, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside NFC to turn NFC on or off. 3.
  • Page 148: Nearby Devices Settings

    2. Tap NFC, and then touch the ON/OFF switch beside NFC to turn NFC on. NFC must be on to use Tap and Pay. 3. Touch Tap and Pay to access Tap and Pay settings. Available settings depend on the payment app(s) you have set up on your phone.
  • Page 149 Settings. 2. Tap Printing, and then choose a print service from the list. The Samsung Print Service Plugin is available by default. 3. Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn the service on or off. The service must be on to configure settings or print.
  • Page 150: Screen Mirroring Settings

     2-Sided printing for documents: Choose Simplex to print one page per piece of paper, or choose Long edge or Short edge to print on both sides. Short edge and Long edge refer to how the pages flip when moving through multiple pages. ...
  • Page 151: Volume

     Vibrate: Your phone vibrates for notifications and alerts. This uses the Vibration intensity you choose in Sound settings.  Sound: Your phone uses the sounds, vibrations, and volume levels you’ve chosen in Sound settings for notifications and alerts. Volume Set the system volume level, and set default volume for call ringtones, notifications, and other media.
  • Page 152: Vibrations

    2. Tap Sound > Ringtones to choose a ringtone:  Tap a ringtone to select it. As you tap a ringtone, a sample plays.  Tap Add to choose a music track from Google Music, a sound file from Dropbox, or use Sound picker to choose a song from Music player.
  • Page 153: Touch Sounds

    2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box beside Dialing keypad tone to enable or disable the option. Touch Sounds When Touch sounds is enabled, tones play when you tap or touch the screen to make selections. 1. From home, tap Apps >...
  • Page 154: Samsung Keyboard Sound Settings

    Samsung Keyboard Sound Settings You can choose whether sounds and vibrations play when you tap keys on the Samsung Keyboard while entering text. 1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Sound, and then tap an option to enable or disable it: ...
  • Page 155 • Vibrations: Select a vibration pattern to play for incoming calls when the Vibrate when ringing option is enabled. You can tap Create to create a custom pattern. Tap OK to save the settings. • Vibrate when ringing: Play a vibration for incoming calls. The vibration pattern is set at the Vibrations setting.
  • Page 156: Music Effects

    • Vibrate: When enabled, vibration plays for notifications for new email from priority senders.  Tap an email account to choose sounds to use for email notifications for a specific account. • Email notifications: When enabled, an icon displays in the Status bar when you receive new emails notifications for a specific account.
  • Page 157: Font

     Tap the checkmark beside Automatic brightness to allow the phone to adjust brightness automatically.  To set a custom brightness level, clear the Automatic brightness checkmark and then touch and drag the Brightness level. 3. Tap OK to save the settings. Font You can set the font style and size for all text that displays on the screen.
  • Page 158: Screen Mode

    2. Tap Display > Screen timeout, and then choose a time period. Screen Mode Choose a screen mode to match your type of viewing. You can choose to have the phone automatically adapt the display depending on the type of image being displayed, and other criteria such as battery level.
  • Page 159: Led Indicator Settings

     Photo frame: Display pictures in a photo frame. After enabling the option, tap to choose pictures to display.  Photo table: Display of pictures in a photo table. After enabling the option, tap choose pictures to display.  Tap Preview to see a demonstration of Daydream. LED Indicator Settings The LED indicator on the front of the device displays when the device is locked, to notify you of status changes and events.
  • Page 160: Wallpaper Settings

    2. Tap Display, and then tap Increase touch sensitivity to enable or disable the option. Wallpaper Settings Customize the background of the home and Lock screens. 1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Wallpaper, and then choose a screen to customize, from Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock screens.
  • Page 161: Set A Pattern Screen Lock

     Dual Clock: When turned on, Dual clock displays the time in your home city, and in your current location, when your phone is roaming. Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Dual clock on or off, and then tap Set home city to choose your home time zone. ...
  • Page 162: Set A Fingerprint Screen Lock

     Owner information: Enter owner information text, and then tap the checkbox to control whether it displays on the lock screen.  Additional information: Choose whether to display weather information or information from S Health when Walking mode is enabled in the S Health app. ...
  • Page 163: Set A Pin Screen Lock

     Additional information: Choose whether to display weather information or information from S Health when Walking mode is enabled in the S Health app.  Lock automatically: Choose whether the screen will lock automatically immediately after the screen turns off (dims), or choose a time interval to delay locking. During the time interval, your phone will still be unlocked, but the screen will be dim.
  • Page 164: Multi Window Settings

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Lock screen > Screen lock > Password, and then follow the prompts to create or change your screen unlock password. 3. When you have a PIN screen lock set, you can also configure these options: ...
  • Page 165: Notification Panel Settings

    Notification Panel Settings Configure options for the Notification panel, available when you swipe your finger down from Status bar at the top of the screen. At the top of the Notification panel, you can control settings with the Quick settings. Choose the quick settings to display in Notification panel settings.
  • Page 166: One-Handed Operation Settings

    ■ To reposition Toolbox, touch and hold on Toolbox, and then drag it to another position on the screen. ■ To turn Toolbox off, touch and hold on Toolbox, and then drag it to the Delete icon. ■ To quickly access Toolbox settings, touch and hold on Toolbox, and then drag it to the Edit icon.
  • Page 167: Configure Vision Accessibility Settings

    Configure Vision Accessibility Settings Your phone offers many features to assist users who are blind or low-vision. 1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Accessibility > Vision to configure options:  TalkBack: Enable or disable the TalkBack feature and configure options. When TalkBack is on, your device speaks descriptions of items you touch or activate on your phone, to help blind and low-vision users.
  • Page 168: Configure Hearing Accessibility Settings

     Samsung subtitles (CC): When turned on, your phone displays Samsung subtitles where available. Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn the option on or off, and then tap Samsung subtitles to configure options. ...
  • Page 169: Configure Dexterity And Interaction Settings

    • Settings: Choose options for the vibration alert your phone plays when it detects a crying baby. You can set the pattern and intensity of the vibration, and enable or disable flash notification, to have your phone also flash the camera light. ...
  • Page 170: Configure Other Accessibility Settings

    • Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn the option on or off, and then configure options. • Tilting head: When enabled, your phone scrolls when you tilt your head while looking at the screen. • Tilting device: When enabled, your phone scrolls when you tilt the device while looking at the screen.
  • Page 171: Blocking Mode Settings

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Accessibility.  Services you have installed display under the Services heading. Blocking Mode Settings When Blocking mode is turned on, notifications for selected features are blocked, and you only receive the notifications you choose. You can choose to block notifications by feature or contact, and choose blocking all the time, or during a specific time period.
  • Page 172: Finger Scanner

    Lock.  Verify Samsung account: You can choose to verify your identity using your fingerprints when logging in to your Samsung account. Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn the option on or off.  Pay with PayPal: Configure options to link your PayPal account to your device to make faster and more secure PayPal payments using any of your registered fingerprints.
  • Page 173: Air View Settings

     Air browse: When on, you can scroll between items like pictures, pages, or music tracks by moving your hand up and down, or left and right above the screen. Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn the feature on, and then configure options: •...
  • Page 174: Accounts Settings

    Air view, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to turn the feature on or off. Accounts Settings When you set up accounts on your phone, such as your Google or Samsung accounts, and your email or social networking accounts, you can synchronize account information between your phone and the account.
  • Page 175: Backup And Reset Settings

     Link Dropbox account: Sign in to your Dropbox account, or set up a new account, to sync pictures, videos and documents. Backup and Reset Settings Set options for backing up your data to the Google servers. Backup and Restore Settings You can back up your data to a Google account, and use the backed-up date to restore information when you re-install an app, or when you get a new device.
  • Page 176: Set A Default Input Method

    Language and input, and then tap Default to select the default input method. Samsung Keyboard Settings The Samsung Keyboard is an onscreen 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.
  • Page 177 Keyboard swipe: When enabled, you can enter text by sliding your finger across the keys on the keyboard. • None: When enabled, Samsung Keyboard will not accept text entry by swiping. • SwiftKey Flow: When enabled, you can enter text by swiping your finger across the keyboard.
  • Page 178: Swype Settings

    Swype Settings Swype is a new way to enter text on touch screens. Instead of touching each key individually, use your finger to trace over the letters of a word. For each word, place your finger on the first letter and glide to the subsequent letters, lifting on the last letter.
  • Page 179: Google Voice Typing Settings

    • Living Language: When enabled, Swype will automatically update with popular new words. • Social integration: Log into your favorite social networking sites to use your entries there to update Swype, • Edit my dictionary: Modify words added to Swype. •...
  • Page 180: Speech Settings

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Text-to-speech options:  Preferred TTS engine: Select Samsung text-to-speech engine, or Google Text-to-speech Engine. Tap to configure options.  General: • Speech rate: Choose a rate for text readouts.
  • Page 181: Mouse/Trackpad Settings

    • Listen to an example: Play an example of speech used for readouts. • Default language status: View the status of language support for voice recognition. Read Notifications Aloud 1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Language and input > Read notifications aloud to configure options: ...
  • Page 182: Safety Assistance

     Automatic time zone: When enabled, the device takes the time zone from the wireless network.  Select time zone: Choose your local time zone (only available when the Automatic setting is disabled).  Use 24-hour format: Set the format for time displays. ...
  • Page 183: Battery Settings

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Accessories to configure settings:  HDMI: Configure settings when you connect your phone to other devices via an optional HDMI cable (not included). • Audio output: Choose a destination for audio output when you connect to devices via HDMI cable.
  • Page 184: Storage Settings

    • Grayscale mode: Tap the ON/OFF switch to switch from color screens to grayscale.  Ultra power saving mode: Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn the mode on. When on, your phone will conserve power by changing to grayscale screen mode, limiting the number of usable apps, turning off mobile data when the screen is off, and turning off connectivity features such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
  • Page 185: Passwords

     Encrypt device: Tap Set screen lock type to start, and then follow the prompts to encrypt information.  Encrypt external SD card: Tap Set screen lock type to start, and then follow the prompts to encrypt information on an optional installed memory card (not included). Tip: To perform encryption, your battery must be charged to at least 80%.
  • Page 186: Security Update Service

     Send security reports: When enabled, your phone will only send security reports to Samsung when it is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Credential Storage You can install credentials from an optional installed memory card (not included), and use the Credential storage settings to allow applications to access the security certificates and other credentials.
  • Page 187: Activate This Device

    Activate This Device Connect to the network and activate your device. If your device is already activated, use this option to view information about your plan and usage. 1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Activate this device, and then follow the prompts to activate your device on the network.
  • Page 188: Application Manager Settings

    Security software version: View your device’s security software version. Application Manager Settings You can download and install applications from the Google Play Store or Samsung Apps, or create applications using the Android SDK and install them on your device. Use Application manager to manage applications on your device.
  • Page 189: Calendar Settings

    2. Tap Default applications to configure options:  Home: Choose a default home screen mode.  Messages: Choose a default app for messaging (SMS and MMS).  Clear defaults: Tap Clear to clear the defaults. Note: If you choose a default messaging app other than Messages (for example, Google Hangouts), you will not be able to use the Messages app unless you restore it as the default messaging app.
  • Page 190: Call Rejection

    Tip: You can also access Call settings from the Phone app. From home, tap Phone > Menu > Settings > Call. Call Rejection Create and manage a list of phone numbers, to have your device automatically reject calls you receive from those numbers.
  • Page 191: Call Notification Pop-Ups

    • Waving hand over device: When enabled, you can answer a call by passing your hand over the device.  End calls by: • Pressing the power key: When enabled, you can end calls by pressing the Power/Lock key. In this case, pressing the power key during a call will not lock the screen. Call Notification Pop-ups When enabled, notifications for incoming calls display in pop-ups if an application is open on the screen.
  • Page 192: Call Accessories

     Call connect tone: When enabled, the phone plays a tone when the other caller answers a call.  Minute minder: When enabled, a tone plays once per minute during a call.  Call end tone: When enabled, the device plays a tone when the other caller ends the call. ...
  • Page 193: Ringtones And Keypad Tones

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Call > Additional settings > Hearing aids to enable or disable the option. Ringtones and Keypad Tones Choose tones and vibrations to play for incoming calls and keypad taps. 1. From home, tap Apps >...
  • Page 194: Us Dialing

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Call > Noise reduction to enable or disable noise reduction. US Dialing When enabled, the US dialing option replaces “+” with the international access code for your location. 1. From home, tap Apps >...
  • Page 195: Contacts Settings

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Call, and then tap the check box beside Voice privacy to enable or disable enhanced privacy mode. Contacts Settings Configure options for contacts stored on your phone. Tip: You can also access Contacts Settings from the Contacts app. From home, tap Contacts >...
  • Page 196: Email Settings

    Email Settings Configure options for email accounts you set up on your phone. Tip: You can also access Email settings from the Email app. From home, tap Apps > Email > Menu > Settings. Edit General Email Preferences 1. From home, tap Apps >...
  • Page 197 • Vibrate: Enable or disable vibration, to play for notifications for new email from priority senders.  Spam addresses: Create and maintain a list of email addresses and domains, to automatically block emails from those senders.  Delay email sending: Choose options for delaying the sending of emails, so that they can be cancelled if needed.
  • Page 198  Password: Update your account password to match the password set on your account.  Email notifications: When enabled, an icon displays in the Status bar when you receive new emails.  Notification sound: Choose a ringtone to play for new email notifications. ...
  • Page 199: Gallery Settings

    1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Internet to configure options:  Account: Tap to sign in to your Samsung account. Signing in to your Samsung account allows you to sync bookmarks and open pages with your other devices. Settings...
  • Page 200: Advanced Internet Settings

     Set homepage: Tap to choose a homepage, to display when you launch Internet.  Auto fill forms: Manage text phrases for automatically filling out Web forms. Advanced Internet Settings 1. From home, tap Apps > Settings. 2. Tap Internet to configure options: ...
  • Page 201: Messages Settings

    • Block pop-ups: When enabled, the browser does not display pop-up screens from websites • Default storage: If you have an optional installed memory card installed (not included), you can choose where to store browser data. • Website settings: Set advanced settings for individual websites. If you’ve visited sites that offer advanced settings, you can configure those settings here.
  • Page 202  Quick responses: Create and manage text phrases that you can add to messages.  Text messages: • Auto combination: Choose whether long messages that are received in multiple parts are automatically re-assembled to display as a single message.  Multimedia messages: •...
  • Page 203: S Voice Settings

    • Emergency alerts: Choose types of messages to receive. You can enable or display any of the message types, except for Presidential Alert. You can also choose to receive emergency alert test messages. Important: The Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) system provides the government the ability to send geographically targeted notifications of emergencies, such as threats to public safety, severe weather events, a hazardous material spill or a missing child in the phone user’s area.
  • Page 204  Language: Choose a language to use for S Voice.  Hide offensive words: When enabled, potentially offensive words are replaced with asterisks (*).  About: Learn about S Voice.  Open via the home key: When enabled, you can launch S Voice by pressing the Home key twice quickly.
  • Page 205: Copyright Information

    ©2014 Sprint. Sprint and the logo are trademarks of Sprint. Other marks are trademarks of their respective owners. ©2014 Samsung. Samsung, Galaxy, S Beam, Air View, S Health, and S Voice are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. ©2014 Google. Android, Chrome, Gmail, Google Maps, Play Music, Play Movies & TV, Play Books, Play Newsstand, Play Games, Drive, YouTube, Photos, Hangouts, Google Mobile Services, and Google Play are trademarks of Google, Inc.
  • Page 206: Index

    Data, 76 Shortcuts, 18 Data Services, 77 In-call Options, 33 Password, 6 Infrared transmitter, 10 International Data Roaming, 120 Data Usage, 130 Display Settings, 144 Keyboard, 164, 166 Drag, 15 Samsung, 164, 166 Dropbox, 102 Language and Input, 163 Index...
  • Page 207 Make call from, 28 Visual Voicemail Rotate, 16 Listen to multiple messages, 36 Options, 36 S Voice, 108 Voice Recorder, 110 Samsung Keyboard, 164, 166 Scout, 66 Voice Typing, 24 SD Card, 113 Configuring, 25 Remove, 113 Using, 25 Voicemail, 34...
  • Page 208 Setup, 5 Settings, 125 VPN, 79, 133 YouTube, 62, 92 Web, 75 Zoom, 17 Wi-Fi, 75 Index...

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