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Samsung Galaxy SII User Manual

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  • Page 1 P O R T A B L E Q U A D - B A N D M O B I L E P H O N E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your phone and keep it for future reference.
  • Page 2: Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating there to (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
  • Page 4 © 2012 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Device? For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:
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  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Storage Location ..... 19 Section 3: Call Functions and Creating a Samsung Account ... . . 20 Contacts List ..........53 Voice Mail .
  • Page 7 Types of Messages ....112 Using the Samsung Keyboard ... . 82 Creating and Sending Messages .
  • Page 8 Messaging Settings ....121 Using Playlists ......171 Assigning Messages as Spam .
  • Page 9 Google + ......184 Downloading a New Google Application ..198 Internet .
  • Page 10 Application Manager ....260 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ..301 Location Services ..... 262...
  • Page 11 Display / Touch-Screen ....303 CHILDREN ......338 GPS &...
  • Page 12: Section 1: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to get started with your device by Unless otherwise specified, all instructions in this manual installing and charging the battery, installing the SIM card assume you are starting from the Home screen and using the and optional memory card, and setting up your voice mail.
  • Page 13: Battery Cover

    Special Text Example: From the Home screen, press (Menu) Settings Throughout this manual, you’ll find text that is set apart from Bluetooth. the rest. These are intended to point out important Battery Cover information, share quick methods for activating features, to define terms, and more.
  • Page 14: Sim Card Overview

    SIM Card Overview Important! Before removing or replacing the SIM card, make sure the device is switched off. To turn the phone off, hold down the key until the Device options screen displays, then tap Power off. The SIM card is loaded with your subscription details such as your telephone number, PIN, available optional services, and many other features.
  • Page 15: Installing And Removing The Sim Card

    If available, you can remove the previous SIM and replace it To remove the SIM card: with the new one. 1. Remove the battery cover. Installing and Removing the SIM card 2. Carefully place your fingernail into the end of the SIM slot and push the card slightly out.
  • Page 16: Installing The Microsd Memory Card

    Installing the microSD Memory Card Your phone supports an optional (external) microSD™ or microSDHC™ memory card for storage of media such as Correct music, pictures, video and other files. The SD card is designed for use with this mobile phone and other devices. Incorrect Note: microSD memory cards include capacities of up to 2GB.
  • Page 17: Battery

    Removing the microSD Memory Card Removing the Battery 1. Remove the battery cover. Grip the battery at the top end (3) and lift it up and out 2. Firmly press the card into the slot and release it. The of the battery compartment (4). card should pop partially out of the slot.
  • Page 18: Charging The Battery

    Use only approved batteries and continuously and prevent proper operation. Failure to chargers. Ask your local Samsung dealer for further details. unplug the wall charger before you remove the battery, Before using your device for the first time, you must fully can cause the phone to become damaged.
  • Page 19: Low Battery Indicator

    5. When charging is finished, first unplug the charger’s Warning! While the device is charging, if the touch screen power plug from the AC wall outlet, then disconnect does not function due to an unstable power supply the charger’s connector from the phone. unplug the USB power adapter from the power outlet or unplug the USB cable from the device.
  • Page 20: Extending Your Battery Life

    • The on-screen battery charge is represented (by default) as a Do not wait until your battery is completely depleted before colored battery icon. You can also choose to display a charging your device. Repeating this process of a complete percentage value.
  • Page 21: Initial Device Configuration

    Note: Enabling Google location services can drain battery • If this is your first time, tap Create new account. power. • If you have previously created a Samsung account, tap Sign in. 10. If prompted, enter a First and Last name then tap •...
  • Page 22: Switching The Device On Or Off

    11. If prompted, read the on-screen Google services Important! Selecting Close only closes the current description disclaimer and then tap (Next). This will help to scree and does not disable data collection. identify this as your device. To disable data collection, go to Settings Back up and reset Collect diagnostics and turn off the...
  • Page 23: Restarting The Device

    Restarting the Device Creating a New Google Account ™ 1. Press and hold (Power/End) until the Device You should create a Google Account when you first use options screen appears. your device in order to fully utilize the functionality. This account provides access to several device features such as 2.
  • Page 24: Signing Into Your Google Account

    Retrieving your Google Account To create a new Google Account from the Web: Password 1. From a computer, launch a Web browser and navigate to A Google account password is required for Google 2. On the main page, click Sign-in Create an account applications.
  • Page 25: Creating A Samsung Account

    Samsung account. 2. From the viewfinder screen, tap (Settings) and scroll down to the Storage entry. 2. If you have previously created a Samsung account, tap Sign in. 3. Tap this entry and select the desired default storage – or –...
  • Page 26: Voice Mail

    For new users, follow the instructions below to set up voice Activate account. mail: 8. Confirm the Samsung account icon no longer appears in the Notifications area at the top of the screen. Note: Voicemail setup may be different depending on your network.
  • Page 27: Visual Voicemail

    Visual Voicemail Accessing Your Voice Mail You can access your Voice Mail by either pressing and Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people who holding on the keypad, or by using the phone’s left a voicemail message, and listen to the any message they Application icon, then tapping the Voice Mail application.
  • Page 28: Task Manager

    Task Manager To check Visual Voicemail messages: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) Your device can run applications simultaneously, with some Visual Voicemail ( applications running in the background. 2. Tap the voicemail message you want to play. Sometimes your device might seem to slow down over time, 3.
  • Page 29: Google Search

    Google Search • Downloaded displays any installed packages or applications from the Play Store that are taking up memory space. Tap Provides an on-screen Internet search engine Uninstall to remove them from your phone. powered by Google™. • RAM, which displays the amount of current RAM (Random To launch Google Search: Access Memory) currently being used and allow you to Clear 1.
  • Page 30: Google Now

    Google Now To configure the Google Now settings: 1. Press and hold (Home) and then tap ® Google Now recognizes a users’ repeated actions (Google Now). performed on the device (including access of common locations, repeated calendar appointments, search queries, 2.
  • Page 31: Section 2: Understanding Your Device

    Section 2: Understanding Your Device • This section outlines key features of your phone. It also Multiple Messaging Options: Text/Picture/Video Messaging and describes the device’s keys, screen and the icons that Google Talk™ display when the device is in use. •...
  • Page 32: Front View

    Front View • SWYPE™ text input technology • Video Chat via Google Talk The following illustrations show the main elements of your ® • Wi-Fi Calling via the use of an updated SIM card device: The following list correlates to the illustrations. •...
  • Page 33 1. Front Facing Camera allows you to take pictures while 9. Display shows all the information needed to operate facing the screen and allows you to video conference. your phone, such as the connection status, received signal strength, phone battery level, and time. 2.
  • Page 34: Back View

    Back View 15. Light Sensor lets you use the ambient light level to adjust the screen brightness/contrast. This sensor The following illustration shows the external elements of your decreases screen brightness in dim light. device: • In a bright light condition (outdoors), the sensors cause the device to increase the brightness and contrast for better viewing.
  • Page 35: Device Display

    Device Display Status Bar Your display provides information about the device’s status, The Status Bar shows information about the connection and is the interface to manage features. It indicates your status, signal strength, battery level, and time, and displays connection status, signal strength, battery status and time. notifications about incoming messages, calls and other Icons display at the top of the device when an incoming call actions.
  • Page 36 Displays when a call is in progress. Displayed in Displays your current battery charge level. Icon the Status bar when the current call is shown is fully charged. minimized. Displays when the current battery is 100 Displays when a call is on hold. Displayed in the percent charged and the Display battery 100% Status bar when the current call is minimized.
  • Page 37 Displays when connected to the 3G network. Displays in the notifications window when there 3G indicator is only seen when roaming. is a new Email message. Displays when your phone is communicating Displays in the notifications window when there with the 3G network. 3G indicator is only seen is a new Gmail message.
  • Page 38 Displays when the device is in Silent mode. Displays when updates are available for download. All sounds are silenced, and Silent mode is set to Mute. Displays when a Play Store download has Displays when data synchronization and completed. application sync is active and synchronization is in Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and progress for Gmail, Calendar, and Contacts.
  • Page 39 Displays in the notifications window when or formatting. action is required within the Samsung account Displays when the External SD card is being application. prepared for mounting to the device. This is...
  • Page 40: Notification Bar

    1. Tap the Status bar to reveal the Notifications tab, and Displays when storage within either the internal then drag the tab to the bottom of the screen to open location or the external SD card has reached its the Notifications panel (1). capacity.
  • Page 41: Function Keys

    Function Keys Clearing Notifications In a single motion, touch and drag the Status bar down to Your phone comes equipped with four main function keys the bottom of the screen to reveal the Notification screen. that can be used on any screen: Home, Menu, Back and 2.
  • Page 42: Home Screen

    Search Key • Notification area displays those icons associated with end-user notifications such as: email messages, calls (missed, call in The Search key ( ) displays the Google Search box that progress), new voicemail, upcoming event, USB connection, can be used to search for a key term online. Home Screen emails, and Text/MMS messages.
  • Page 43 • Primary Shortcuts: are four shortcuts present throughout all of Note: Both the status bar and primary shortcuts are visible the available screens and can be used to both navigate within the across all screens. device or launch any of the following functions: –...
  • Page 44: Applications

    Home Screen Menu Settings Applications When on the Home screen, press and then select any The Application menu provides quick access to the most of the following menu options: frequently used applications. Applications display on each of • Add apps and widgets allows you to quickly access the Widget the four panels on the Applications screens.
  • Page 45 Navigating Through the Screens • View type: allows you to customize the way the Application menu listing is shown. For more information, refer to “Adding The following terms describe the most common hardware and Removing Primary Shortcuts” on page 46. and on-screen actions.
  • Page 46: Using Gestures

    • • Swipe or slide: Quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally Motion Navigation and Activation: The device comes equipped across the screen. This allows you to move the area of focus or to with the ability to assign specific functions to certain phone scroll through a list.
  • Page 47 • • Direct call: Once enabled, the device will dial the currently Turn over to mute/pause: Once enabled, mute incoming calls displayed on-screen Contact entry as soon as you place the and any playing sounds by turning the device display down on a device to your ear.
  • Page 48: Menu Navigation

    Menu Navigation Using Sub-Menus Sub-menus are available from within most screen and You can tailor the device’s range of functions to fit your needs applications. using both menus and applications. Menus, sub-menus, and features are accessed by scrolling through the available 1.
  • Page 49: Using Context Menus

    Using Context Menus Accessing Recently-Used Applications 1. Press and hold to open the recently-used Context menus (also called pop-up menus) contain options that apply to a specific item on the screen. They function applications window. similarly to menu options that appear when you right click Note: This recent applications screen also provides access to your mouse on your desktop computer.
  • Page 50: Customizing The Screens

    Customizing the Screens Adding and Deleting Screens Your phone comes with seven screens. You can delete these You can customize the Home screens (panels) to display the screens and then add them back later. Widgets, Shortcuts, Folders, or Wallpapers. For example, one screen could contain the Music Player shortcut and other Note: These screens can be deleted and re-arranged.
  • Page 51: Adding And Removing Primary Shortcuts

    Rearranging the Screens Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap The device comes with four Primary shortcuts: Phone, Edit page. Contacts, Messaging, and Applications/Home. 2. Touch and hold a screen and then drag it into its new As long as the Application menu is displayed in a Customizable grid, you can replace these shortcuts with other location.
  • Page 52 Adjusting the Home Screen Mode To insert a new primary shortcut: 1. Press and then tap (Apps). This application allows you to change the Home screen mode and choose between Basic mode and Easy mode. 2. Locate your desired application, then touch and hold •...
  • Page 53 Sharing Application Information Managing Shortcuts The device’s Applications menu now comes with a feature Note: To move a shortcut from one screen to another, you that allows you to share information about your selected must carefully touch and hold the shortcut and slowly applications with external users.
  • Page 54: Adding And Removing Widgets

    Adding and Removing Widgets 6. While still holding the on-screen icon, position it on the current screen. Once complete, release the screen to Widgets are self-contained applications that can be placed lock the shortcut into its new position. on any screen. Unlike shortcuts, widgets appear as applications.
  • Page 55 To place a widget onto a different screen: Renaming a folder 1. Touch and hold the widget until it becomes 1. Tap the desired folder you want to rename. This opens transparent. its contents on an on-screen popup window. 2. Slowly drag it past the edge of the screen until the 2.
  • Page 56 Managing Wallpapers Note: Wallpapers supports the following image types: JPEG, Wallpapers consist of either Gallery images (user taken), Live PNG, GIF, BMP, and WBMP. wallpapers (animated backgrounds), or Wallpaper gallery (default phone wallpapers). To change Wallpapers from Settings Menu: 1. From the main Settings page, tap Display Wallpaper.
  • Page 57 To change the current Lock screen wallpaper: 1. Navigate to any screen, touch and hold an empty area of the screen, and tap Set wallpaper Lock screen. – or – From the main Settings page, tap Display Wallpaper Lock screen. 2.
  • Page 58: Section 3: Call Functions And Contacts List

    Section 3: Call Functions and Contacts List Making a Call This section describes features and functionality associated with making or answering calls, and the Contacts list, which You can store phone numbers that are regularly used to the is used to store contact information. SIM card or to the phone’s memory.
  • Page 59: Ending A Call

    Quick Dialing a Number from the Contacts List Running a Call in the Background 1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts). If you exit the current call screen and return to the Home screen, you are visually notified that you are still on an active 2.
  • Page 60: Making Emergency Calls

    Ending a Call from the Status Bar Note: Selecting Location consent may drain battery power. For 1. From an active call, you can launch a separate more information, refer to “Power Saving Mode” on application or return to the Home screen. The current page 259.
  • Page 61: Dialing Options

    5. At the Emergency Callback screen: To view additional dialing options: After entering a number, tap • Tap to callback 911 with a single tap. • Send message to send the current caller a text message while • Touch and slide to return to the Home screen while still maintaining the current call active.
  • Page 62: Answering A Call

    Answering a Call When somebody calls you, the phone rings and displays the Touch and drag incoming call image. The caller's phone number, picture, or upward to reject name if stored in Contacts List, displays. with a message At the incoming call screen: Touch and •...
  • Page 63 Adding numbers to the rejection list 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Auto reject mode slider to the right to turn it on. The slider color indicates Entries can be added to the list via either the Contacts menu the activation status of the Auto reject mode.
  • Page 64: Using Voice Command

    4. Read the information on the What can I say? screen, 4. Read the information on the How to use Samsung voice then tap Done. screen, then tap Confirm. 5. When the Voice talk windows displays you can either 5.
  • Page 65: International Calls

    International Calls Pause Dialing 1. From the Home screen, tap and then touch and You can dial or save phone numbers with pauses for use with hold until the device shows “+” on-screen. automated systems, such as voicemail or financial phone numbers.
  • Page 66: Wait Dialing

    Wait Dialing Redialing the Last Number Inserting a Wait into your dialing sequence means that the The device stores the numbers of the calls you’ve dialed, phone waits until it hears a dial tone before proceeding with received, or missed if the caller is identified. the next sequence of numbers.
  • Page 67: Setting Up Speed Dial Entries

    Setting Up Speed Dial Entries Changing a Speed Dial Entry Order 1. From the Home screen, tap Important! Speed dial location #1 is reserved for Voicemail. No 2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting. other number can be assigned to this slot. Important! The number 1 is reserved for Voicemail and 1.
  • Page 68: Wi-fi Calling

    Removing a Speed Dial Entry Wi-Fi Calling 1. From the Home screen, tap Wi-Fi Calling is a free feature for T-Mobile customers using this device with an updated SIM card. Wi-Fi Calling is an 2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting. excellent solution for coverage issues in and around the 3.
  • Page 69 Note: This feature is active by default. If you are in an active Note: To avoid international data roaming fees when using Wi-Fi call and go out of range of your Wi-Fi, the call will Wi-Fi calling when outside the United States, the Data be dropped.
  • Page 70 Activating Wi-Fi Calling • Wi-Fi Preferred: Wi-Fi network is preferred over cellular network when making calls. Calling requires you to stay in the 1. Ensure that the Wi-Fi connected icon displays on the Wi-Fi range. status bar. • If prompted with an on-screen “Did you know your phone can •...
  • Page 71 Launching Wi-Fi Calling Displays on the There is an error in the use or screen status bar. 911 registration of the Wi-Fi Note: Verify you are currently connected to a Wireless Access Calling feature. Point. 3. Use the phone Keypad, Logs, or Contacts list to make a 1.
  • Page 72: In Call Options

    In Call Options Adjusting the Call Volume During a call, use the Volume keys on the left side of the Your phone provides a number of features that are available phone, to adjust the earpiece volume. for use during a call. Press the Up volume key to increase the volume level and the Down volume key to decrease the level.
  • Page 73: Muting A Call

    Muting a Call To make a new call while a call is in progress: 1. Enter the new phone number that you wish to dial or 1. Tap (Mute off) to turn mute on so the other caller Mute look it up in Call history. cannot hear you speaking.
  • Page 74 Multi-Party calls Creating a Message During a Call Making a Multi-Party Call During a call you can create a message. 1. Press and then tap Message (Compose). A multi-party call is a network service that allows multiple people to participate in a multi-party or conference call. 2.
  • Page 75 Having a Private Conversation With One Participant 4. To return to the multi-party call, tap the Merge icon. All of the multi-party call participants can now hear each When you have two participants in a multi-party session, it might be necessary to place one of those participants on other.
  • Page 76: Logs Tab

    Call Waiting Important! The currently active call is displayed with a green You can answer an incoming call while you have a call in background. progress, if this service is supported by the network and you have previously set the Call waiting option to Activate. 4.
  • Page 77 Accessing the Logs Tab Accessing Call log from The Notifications Area 1. From the Home screen, tap (Logs tab). 1. Locate from the Notifications area of the Status Logs Logs bar. 2. Tap an entry to view available options. 2. Tap the Status bar to reveal the Notifications tab, and Note: The Logs tab only records calls that occur while the then drag the tab to the bottom of the screen to open phone is turned on.
  • Page 78 Call logs - Caller Overview • Add to reject list press to add the current phone number to an automatic rejection list. Similar to a block list, the • Tap a contact entry name or number to reveal the Call options selected caller will be blocked from making an incoming calls screen: to your phone.
  • Page 79 Viewing Missed Calls from Lock Screen When you are unable to answer a call for any reason and your screen is locked, the number of missed calls are displayed on the Lock screen immediately after a call is missed. 1. Press (Power/End) to reactivate the screen.
  • Page 80: Section 4: Entering Text

    Google voice typing: provides a voice to text interface. 2. Tap (Choose input method) and select an • Samsung keyboard: an on-screen QWERTY keyboard that available input method. can be used in both portrait and landscape orientation. • Swype (default): is enabled so as you can enter text as you swipe across the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 81: Entering Text Using Swype

    Gesture usage. Enabling and Configuring SWYPE 4. Tap Preferences to alter these settings: If you configure another text input method (Samsung keypad) • Vibrate on keypress: activates a vibration sensation as you you must re-enable SWYPE before using the SWYPE enter text using the keypad.
  • Page 82 • Show complete trace: once enabled, sets wether or not to 6. Tap Swype Connect to activate social media display the complete Swype path. personalization and configure data settings. • Register now: allows you register for the Swype Connect • Pop-up on keypress: once enabled, displays a character service which allows you to backup your Swype dictionary and above an on-screen key while typing.
  • Page 83: Swype Text Entry Tips

    Swype Text Entry Tips 7. Tap Personalization to access and manage your personal dictionary. Log into the available accounts to You can access the SwypeTips application and watch a video add help personalize your personal dictionary with or tutorial on using Swype. You can also use the following commonly used words or names from your available Swype text entry tips.
  • Page 84 Selecting a Text Input Mode in Swype Swype Keyboard Overview • Recipients: a field where you can enter the recipients of the 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text current message. You can choose from Groups, Favorites, input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 85 Using 123ABC Mode in SWYPE In 123ABC mode, you can enter only letters and a few common punctuation marks from the on-screen keyboard. Recipients The text mode key shows 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text Text input field input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 86 Entering Numbers and Symbols in SWYPE All lowercase By using the on-screen keyboard in portrait mode, some Displays when the next character is entered in symbols are not available (such as Emoticons or Smileys). lowercase. Pressing this while in 123SYM mode, In SYM mode using Swype, you can only enter symbols and reveals additional numeric-symbols keys.
  • Page 87: Using The Samsung Keyboard

    Using the Samsung Keyboard 2. The virtual keyboard is then assigned to the Samsung keyboard configuration for all subsequent text input. This QWERTY keypad can be used to enter text in either a Portrait or landscape orientation. The only difference...
  • Page 88 Changing the Text Input Mode in Keyboard 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text Although the default text input method with the Samsung keyboard is to use the on-screen keys you have other input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 89 Using ABC Mode in Samsung Keyboard All lowercase 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text Displays when the next character is entered in input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard. lowercase. 2. Tap to configure the keyboard for ABC mode.
  • Page 90: Samsung Keyboard Settings

    Rotate the From within an active text entry screen, tap from phone counterclockwise to a landscape orientation, if the bottom of the screen to reveal the Samsung desired. keyboard settings screen. 2. Tap to configure the keyboard for Symbol 2.
  • Page 91: Using Predictive Text

    (Input Methods) and select Settings, then tap when multiple characters are available within one key. to reveal the Samsung keyboard settings screen. • Key-tap vibration enables vibration feedback when you tap an 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Predictive text on-screen key.
  • Page 92 • Spell correction enables the automatic correction of • My words list allows you to add new words to the built-in typographical errors by selecting from a list of possible words predictive text dictionary. that reflect both the characters of the keys you touched, and –...
  • Page 93: Using The Google Voice Typing

    Using the Google Voice Typing Configure Google Voice Typing 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap This feature uses Google voice recognition to convert your Settings Language and input. spoken words into on-screen text. – or – You can use your voice to enter text using the Google Voice typing feature.
  • Page 94: Using Google Voice Typing

    Using Google Voice Typing 1. From a screen where you can enter text, in a single motion, touch and drag the Status bar down to the bottom of the screen, then select (Choose input method) Google voice typing. 2. Speak into the device’s microphone and watch your text being entered on-screen.
  • Page 95: Section 5: Contacts

    2. From the Home screen, press and then tap alphabetically. You can create either a Phone, SIM, MobileLife Settings Add account. Contacts, Samsung account, Google, or Microsoft Exchange – or – ActiveSync contact. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) Note: Before you can save a contact to the Phone, Contact (Settings) Add account.
  • Page 96 Exchange Server or from within Microsoft Google) (depending on where you want to save the new ® Outlook contact information). • Add new account lets you create a new account type. Choose from MobileLife Contact, Samsung account, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, or Google.
  • Page 97 4. Tap the Name field and enter a name for this contact 8. Enter additional information such as: Groups, Ringtone, using the displayed keypad. Message alert, or tap Vibration pattern to input • Tap to access additional name entries such as: Name additional category information.
  • Page 98 4. Tap a destination type (Phone, SIM, MobileLife Contacts, 8. Enter additional fields as desired. Samsung account, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, or 9. Tap Save to complete and store the new entry. Google) (depending on where you want to save the new –...
  • Page 99: Finding A Contact

    Finding a Contact You can store phone numbers and their corresponding Tabs names onto either your SIM card, your phone’s built-in Search memory, or an external location (such as Google, Exchange, Create Contacts Contacts or T-Mobile Backup). They are all physically separate but are field used as a single entity, called Contacts.
  • Page 100: Editing Contact Information

    Editing Contact Information 3. Edit the contact information then: • Tap Save to complete and store the new entry or 1. From the Home screen, tap • Tap Cancel to delete the current entry. 2. Tap a contact name from the list and tap (Edit).
  • Page 101: Deleting Contacts

    4. Enter additional information such as: Groups, Ringtone, 4. Scroll through the available list of existing entries and Message alert or tap Vibration pattern to input select the desired target. additional category information. Note: This new phone number is then added as a new number •...
  • Page 102: Contact List Options

    • Send email: allows you to send an email using your Google Messaging, or Wi-Fi Direct. account. • Merge with Samsung: allows you to merge all of your current • Send message: allows you to send a text or picture message. Contact entries with your active Samsung account. If several of •...
  • Page 103: Contact Menu Options

    • Print contact info: allows you to print selected information on • Join contact: allows you to link the current contact to another a compatible Samsung printer. current contact. Similar to a “see also” feature. If you can’t remember a contact’s information, linking entries can help you find the person you are looking for.
  • Page 104: Contact Entry Options

    Contact Entry Options Joining Contact Information 1. From the Home screen, Most people now maintain multiple email accounts, social networking logins, and other similar account information. For example, a Facebook account login name might differ from a 2. Tap an entry to reveal corporate email account login because they are maintained the Contact entry’s separately and for different groups of people.
  • Page 105 Next time you synchronize your phone with your accounts, Important! It is the second contact image that is displayed for any updates contacts make to email account names, email both, but the first contact’s name that is used. addresses, etc. automatically update in your contacts list. For example: If Amy (original entry) is joined with 1.
  • Page 106: Marking A Contact As Default

    Unjoining a Contact Marking a Contact as Default 1. From the Home screen, tap When you use applications such as the Voice Dialer or other messaging type applications, the application needs to know 2. Tap a contact name (the account name from which you which information is primary (default) in a contact entry list.
  • Page 107: Sending A Namecard

    Sending All Current Namecards Note: If there are multiple phone numbers assigned to an Rather than selecting once Contact entry at a time, you can entry, assigning one as the default will automatically dial send all of your current entries at once. that number when the contact is selected for dialing.
  • Page 108: Copying Contact Information

    Sending a namecard using Bluetooth Copying Contact Information Copying Contact Information to the SIM Card You must create a Contact prior to sending a namecard to a recipient. For more information, refer to “Creating a Contact” The default storage location for saving phone numbers to on page 90.
  • Page 109: Synchronizing Contacts

    Synchronizing Contacts Copying Contact Information to the microSD Card Syncing data from your managed accounts allows you to add This procedure allows you to copy entry information saved and manage a new or existing contact from your online or on the phone’s memory, onto the SIM card. remote accounts to your phone.
  • Page 110: Display Options

    • SIM lists those Contacts currently found only on your SIM card. • MobileLife Contacts lists those Contacts currently found within the MobileLife account. • Samsung account lists those Contacts currently found and sync’d within the Samsung account. • Google lists those Contacts currently found within the Google...
  • Page 111: Adding More Contacts Via Accounts And Sync

    Settings and then navigate to the Accounts area. to synchronize with your Contact list. Selections are: 2. Tap Add account Facebook. Samsung account, Email, Facebook, Google, LDAP, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, or MobileLife Contacts. 3. You are prompted to download the Facebook application from the Play Store.
  • Page 112: Additional Contact Options

    • Tap Open to launch the application. 2. Tap within the adjacent SNS account field to reveal the account’s synchronization settings screen. 4. Log into your Facebook account: • Enter your account’s access Email and Password information 3. Choose the parameters to sync (ex: Sync Calendar, and tap Log in.
  • Page 113: Contact List Settings

    4. Tap Done. • Contact sharing settings allows you configure how your Contacts entries are sent: individually or as a single file 5. Select an email account type. containing all available entries. 6. Compose the email and tap Send. Tap Settings to select a share setting. Export/Import –...
  • Page 114: Groups

    Groups Note: Some externally maintained group types (such as This feature allows you to add a new or existing contact to a Google) can only be managed or updated remotely call group. This group can be one of the already present online vs via the device.
  • Page 115: Editing A Caller Group

    Removing an Entry From a Caller Group Deleting a Caller Group 1. From the Home screen, tap 1. From the Home screen, tap Groups Groups Groups Groups 2. Press and then tap Delete groups. 2. Tap a group entry. 3. Select either Select all or tap the desired group. 3.
  • Page 116: The Favorites Tab

    The Favorites Tab The Favorites tab is a list of the phone numbers that have been designated as favorite contacts. For more information, refer to “Logs Tab” on page 71. 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Tap (Favorites tab). Favorites Favorites Adding a contact to your favorites list:...
  • Page 117: Section 6: Messages

    Section 6: Messages Message Icons on the Status Bar This section describes how to send or receive different types of messages. It also explains the features and functionality Icons are displayed on the Status Bar at the top of the display associated with messaging.
  • Page 118: Creating And Sending Messages

    Creating and Sending Messages 5. Add more recipients by tapping either the Enter recipient field or and selecting recipients. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) 6. Tap the Enter message field and use the on-screen (Compose). keypad to enter a message. For more information, refer 2.
  • Page 119: Message Options

    Message Options Quick Messaging a Number from the Contacts List Options before composing a message 1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts). 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) 2. Locate an entry from the Contacts list. 2. Before composing a message, press from the 3.
  • Page 120 Options while composing a message • Locked messages: displays the locked messages folder and its contents. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) • Spam messages: displays the spam messages folder and its 2. From within an open message, press to display contents.
  • Page 121 Adding attachments to a message • Duration (5 sec) (only in MMS): allows you to change the duration of the image slideshow. To add an attachment to your message, tap (Attach) • Layout (bottom) (only in MMS): allows you to change the and select one of the following options: •...
  • Page 122: Viewing Newly Received Messages

    • Calendar: allows you to add an event from your calendar. The information is added to your message. Viewing Newly Received Messages • Location: allows you to attach a thumbnail of a map showing your location. When you receive a message, your phone notifies you by •...
  • Page 123: Message Threads

    Message Threads 3. Compose your reply. Your texts are colored Blue and your caller’s replies are Sent and received text and Current Recipient My Text Yellow. picture messages are grouped into message 4. Tap (Send) to deliver your reply. threads. Threaded –...
  • Page 124: Deleting Messages

    Deleting Messages To access additional Bubble options: Deleting a single message thread Touch and hold the message bubble within an active message conversation to display the following options: 1. From the Home screen, tap • Delete message: deletes the currently selected message 2.
  • Page 125: Message Search

    Message Search Deleting a single message bubble 1. From the Home screen, tap You can search through your messages by using the 2. Open a message to reveal the message string. Message Search feature. 1. From the Home screen, tap 3.
  • Page 126: Messaging Settings

    Messaging Settings • Text templates: displays your available text message reply templates. For more information, refer to “Text Templates” To configure the settings for text messages, multimedia on page 126. messages, Voice mails, and Push messages. Text message (SMS) settings 1.
  • Page 127 Notification settings • Auto-retrieve: allows the message system to automatically • Notifications: allows you to see message notifications on your retrieve messages. status bar. • Roaming auto-retrieve: allows the message system to • Select ringtone: allows you to set the ringtone for your automatically retrieve while roaming.
  • Page 128: Signature Settings

    Emergency Alert Configuration Signature settings • Add signature: when enabled, this feature allows you to create This device is designed to receive wireless emergency alerts a signature at the end of your outgoing text messages. from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS); which •...
  • Page 129: Assigning Messages As Spam

    Assigning Messages as Spam Important! Alerts issued by the President can not be disabled. You can now assign either a phone number as spam or use a key term or phrase. Any message assigned as spam is To disable Extreme, Severe, and AMBER Alerts: automatically placed with your Spam messages folder.
  • Page 130 5. Tap the Number field to manually enter phone number. • Register phrase as spam: allows you to assign a specific text – or – phrase as belonging to a spam message. Ex: Dear friend. 5. Enter a term or word into the field. to select from either your existing Logs or Contacts.
  • Page 131: Accessing Your Spam Folder

    If an incoming message is designated in coming from an To create your own text template: unknown sender, it is automatically assigned as spam and is 1. From the Home screen, tap now located in your Spam folder. 2. From the Messaging list, press and then tap Accessing Your Spam Folder Settings...
  • Page 132: Email

    Email • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync - This protocol is frequently used with a large corporate email server system and provides Email (or Internet Email) enables you to review and create access to email, contact, and calendar synchronization. email using several email services. You can also receive text Creating an Internet Email Account message alerts when you receive an important email.
  • Page 133 • Password: typically your network access password • The unique account name is used to differentiate this account (case-sensitive). from other email accounts accessed by your device. 3. Tap Show password to display the password as you 7. Tap Done to store the new account. enter it in the associated field.
  • Page 134: Composing Email

    Refreshing Email messages 7. Tap the email text field and compose your email message. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Email). • To add an attachment (such as image, video, audio, etc..), 2. Select an email account. Attach (from the top of the screen) and make a •...
  • Page 135: Configuring Email Settings

    Configuring Email Settings • Forward with attachment: Lets you include attachments when forwarding an email. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Email). • Recent messages: adjusts the number of on-screen 2. Select an account. messages shown in the current category list at any one time. 3.
  • Page 136: Microsoft Exchange Email (outlook)

    Microsoft Exchange Email (Outlook) • Sync schedule: allows you to control the email sync schedule on both Peak and Off-Peak times. Your phone also provides access to your company’s Outlook • Email notifications: Activates the email notification icon to Exchange server. If your company uses either Microsoft appear within the Notifications area of the status bar when a Exchange Server 2003 or 2007, you can use this email application to wirelessly synchronize your email, Contacts,...
  • Page 137 7. When prompted to provide additional detailed Note: If selected, the Manual setup button changes to read information within the Exchange server settings Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. If activated, skip to screen, enter an updated Domain, and confirm your step 7. user name and Password information.
  • Page 138 • If your network requires SSL encryption, tap the Use secure 12. If prompted, read the Remote security administration connection (SSL) field to place a check mark in the box and information and tap OK to accept the service and activate this additional level.
  • Page 139 Opening an Exchange Email 6. Press and then tap Add Cc/Bcc to add additional carbon copy recipients. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Email). • Use the Cc field to carbon copy additional recipients. 2. Tap the account name field (upper-left) to open the •...
  • Page 140 Deleting an Exchange Email Message – Tap the Signature field, change the current text, and tap Done to save the new signature. Touch and hold an email (from your inbox list) and • Default account: Assign this account as the default email select Delete from the on-screen context menu.
  • Page 141 • Period to sync Email to assign the sync range for your • Period to sync Calendar assigns a period for your phone to incoming and outgoing email messages between your phone sync calendar events. Choose from: 2 weeks, 1 month, and your external exchange server.
  • Page 142: Using Google Mail

    Using Google Mail • Email notifications enables the phone to display a status bar icon when new email messages have been received. Google Mail (Gmail) is Google’s web-based email. When you • Select ringtone assigns an audible ringtone when a new or first setup the phone, Gmail is configured.
  • Page 143 Refreshing Google Mail 4. Press and select Add Cc/Bcc to add a carbon or blind copy. From within the Gmail message list, tap (Refresh) 5. Enter the subject of this message in the Subject field. at the bottom of the screen to refresh the screen, send 6.
  • Page 144: Google Talk

    Google Talk • Mute: mutes the conversation. • Report spam: reports the Email message as spam. Google Talk™ is a free Windows and web-based application • Report phishing: reports the Email message as a phishing for instant messaging offered by Google. Conversation logs are automatically saved to a Chats area in your Gmail email attempt.
  • Page 145: Google

    Google + Messenger Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a Messenger allows you to bring groups of friends together into lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream a simple group conversation. When you get a new to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast conversation in Messenger, Google+ sends an update to your messaging with everyone in your Circles, or use Instant...
  • Page 146 7. At the Messenger screen, tap to start a new message. 8. In the upper text field, enter a name, email address, or circle. 9. In the bottom message field, enter a message then tap 10. From the Messenger screen, tap Learn more for more detailed information.
  • Page 147: Section 7: Multimedia

    Section 7: Multimedia Assigning the Default Storage This section explains how to use the multimedia features of Location your phone, including the Camera/Camcorder, Music Player, and how to manage your photos, images and sounds. You can take photographs and shoot video by using the Important! Too many users can overlook this location until built-in camera functionality.
  • Page 148: Using The Camera

    Using the Camera 5. Press (Camera key) until the shutter sounds. (The Taking Photos picture is automatically stored within your designated storage location (page 142). If no microSD is installed, Taking pictures with your device’s built-in camera is as all pictures are stored on the Phone.) For more simple as choosing a subject, pointing the camera, then information, refer to “Camera Options”...
  • Page 149: Camera Options

    Camera Options Shooting mode: allows you to set the shooting mode to Options are represented by icons across both sides of the one of the following: screen. • Single shot: takes a single photo and view it The following shortcuts are available for the camera: before returning to the shooting mode.
  • Page 150 Settings: Settings (continued): Edit shortcuts: allows you to set shortcut icons for the Focus mode: allows you to set this option to settings that you use the most. Auto focus, Macro, or Face detection. Use Auto focus for all other focal situations. Self-portrait: allows you to set the front camera so you can take pictures of yourself or video chat.
  • Page 151 Settings (continued): Settings (continued): Metering: allows you to set how the camera Reset: allows you to reset all camera or camcorder measures or meters the light source: Matrix, Center- settings to the default values. weighted, or Spot. Image viewer: allows you to access the Image Auto contrast: provides a clear image even under viewer and the various viewing options for a backlight circumstances where intensity of...
  • Page 152 : appears in Landscape mode, and allows you to with active ChatON buddies. delete the current picture. – Print: allows you to print the current image on a compatible Samsung printer. – Rename: allows you to rename the current file.
  • Page 153: Sharing Pictures

    Sharing Pictures – Scan for nearby devices: scans for nearby DLNA-compliant devices that can receive or display the current image. Pictures are the best way of remembering the moment, but – Details: files details such as Title, Time, Width, Height, an even better treat is to share them with others.
  • Page 154 4. If not already active, in a single motion touch and slide 8. From the Touch to beam screen, tap the reduced image the S Beam slider to the right to turn it on. preview to begin the transfer. After a few seconds (depending on file size) the recipient with then see the 5.
  • Page 155 Camera Gallery Options • Slideshow : allows you to see your photos in a slideshow. The Gallery is where you can access the Gallery of stored camera images. • Delete : appears in Landscape mode, and allows you to 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) delete the current picture.
  • Page 156 (Apps) – Print: allows you to print the current image on a compatible (Gallery). Samsung printer. 2. Select a folder location and tap a file to open it. – Rename: allows you to rename the current file. 3. With the image displayed, press and then tap –...
  • Page 157: Using The Camcorder

    Using the Camcorder 4. Select one of the these options: • Home screen assigns the current image to the home screen In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a background. This image is spread across all available screens. camcorder that also allows you to record, view, and send •...
  • Page 158: Camcorder Options

    Camcorder Options 4. Tap the Video key ( ) to begin shooting video. The red light will blink while recording. You can change options using your keypad in capture mode. The following short cuts are available: 5. Tap the Stop key ( ) to stop the recording and save the video file to your Camera folder.
  • Page 159 Settings: Settings (continued): Edit shortcuts: allows you to set shortcut icons for Resolution: allows you to set the image size to either: the settings that you use the most. 1920x1080, 1280x720, 720x480, 640x480, 320x240, or 176x144. Self-recording: allows you to set the front camera so you can take videos of yourself or video chat.
  • Page 160: Accessing Videos

    Accessing Videos Camcorder button: shoots or stops video recording When you shoot a video, the file is saved in the Camera when pressed in Camcorder mode. folder. You can view your videos immediately or view them anytime in the Camera folder. Camera / Camcorder Mode: allows you to take a photo 1.
  • Page 161: The Gallery

    Opening the Gallery 3. Press for additional options such as: – Delete: appears while in Portrait mode, and allows you to From the Home screen, tap (Apps) delete the current video. (Gallery). For more information, refer to “Camera – Rename: allows you to rename one or more video files. Gallery Options”...
  • Page 162: Using The Video Player

    Using the Video Player Using Picture-In-Picture This feature can be used during playback of supported video The Video Player application plays video files stored on the SD types via either the Gallery, Play Videos, or Video player. card. This device is able to playback DivX videos. 1.
  • Page 163: Locating Your Vod Registration Number

    DivX Overview 4. As playback is initiated, locate and tap (Picture-in-Picture) from the bottom-right of the ® This device is able to playback DivX videos. DivX Certified ® playback screen. Your current video is then sent to to play DivX video up to HD 720p, including premium foreground of any new page and most application content.
  • Page 164 Register Your DivX Device for VOD Playback of 6. Select a location on your computer to download the Purchased Movies DivX registration video with the same title as your device nickname (ex: Pat.divx). To play purchased DivX movies on your device, you will first need to complete a one-time registration using both your 7.
  • Page 165: Media Hub

    12. Return to the DivX VOD Manager screen (from within your computer’s DivX Player) and confirm both your Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie computer and your new device appears in the list of and TV content. With hundreds of titles available, registered DivX devices.
  • Page 166: Creating A New Media Hub Account

    (Apps) Before you can rent or buy media, you must first create an account. Enter the required information. (Media Hub). 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung 2. Press and then tap My Profile. account. 3. Enter your profile information and tap Sign in.
  • Page 167: Media Hub Notices

    • 6. Tap tap Buy or Rent. Unlike purchased Media Content, rented Media Content will be viewable on only 1 device in your account. 7. Choose a payment method and then follow the • on-screen instructions. The media stores to the My Media Content is downloaded and saved onto the SD card.
  • Page 168: Play Movies & Tv

    • You cannot play any media content downloaded from Media Hub 6. Tap the PERSONAL VIDEOS tab to view movies you have through any output on your mobile phone, including All Share. on your device or memory card. Play Movies & TV For more information on using the Picture-in-Picture feature for video playback, see “Using Picture-In-Picture”...
  • Page 169 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 6. Tap an on-screen album to open it and begin playback. (Play Music). 7. Return to the Library screen from most other screens The Music app searches both your online library and in the Music application by tapping the Music your device’s internal storage for music and playlists;...
  • Page 170: Listening To Music

    Searching for Music in Your Library Listening to Music 1. From the Play Music screen, tap (Search) to You can listen to music by using your device’s built-in search through your available songs. speakers, through a wired headset, or through a wireless Bluetooth stereo headset.
  • Page 171: Playing Music

    Playing Music Displaying the Now Playing Screen If you navigate away from the Now playing screen, to return From the Play Music screen, tap a song in your library to the Now playing screen from other Music screens: to listen to it. –...
  • Page 172: Tab Options

    Tab Options Options While Playing a Song There are various options available from the various tabs: When you play a song, the Now playing screen displays. There are various options and controls available while a song From the Play Music screen, select one of the following is playing: tabs and tap to access an available option.
  • Page 173: Playing A Playlist

    Creating a Playlist Tap to go back to the previous song. Touch and 1. From the Play Music screen, tap an album or song list hold to scan backward through the current song. and play a song. Tap to resume playback. 2.
  • Page 174: Music Player

    Deleting a Playlist Volume control. 1. From the Play Music screen, display the PLAYLISTS Plays the entire song list once. library view. Replays the current list when the list ends. 2. Tap next to a playlist title and tap Delete Music Player Repeats the currently playing song.
  • Page 175: Music Player Options

    Music Player Options • Details: displays details about the selected music. • End: closes the application. The Music Player Settings menu allows you to set Music Player Settings preferences for the music player such as whether you want the music to play in the background, sound effects, and how The Music Player Settings menu allows you to set the music menu displays.
  • Page 176: Using Playlists

    • Music auto off: when activated, music will automatically turn Note: If a playlist is empty, add a song by touching a holding a off after a set interval. song name from the main screen to open the context Using Playlists menu.
  • Page 177: Transferring Music Files

    Transferring Music Files Editing a Playlist Besides adding and removing music files in a playlist, you Music files can be downloaded to the phone using one of two can also share, delete, or rename the playlist. methods: 1. Downloaded to the device from the Play Store. Note: Only those playlist you have created can be edited.
  • Page 178: Music Hub

    Music Hub 3. Read the Registration information, select either Register or No Thanks, and follow the on-screen The T-Mobile Music Hub makes your device a personal music instructions. manager. It lets you access, buy, and download millions of music tracks. Access top albums, top tracks, featured 4.
  • Page 179: T-mobile Tv

    T-Mobile TV Making a Purchase You can use Music Hub to buy albums or individual tracks. T-Mobile TV is an application that allows you to get live TV You can also build your own album from various tracks. and Video on Demand. 1.
  • Page 180: Youtube

    YouTube 4. Tap Disable Wi-Fi if you currently have an active Wi-Fi connection. YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can 5. Tap Start Trial to begin a free 30-day trial of the upload and share videos, and view them in MPEG-4 format. service.
  • Page 181: Section 8: Applications And Development

    Section 8: Applications and Development Applications This section contains a description of each application that is available in the Applications Menu, its function, and how to The Applications list provides quick access to all the navigate through that particular application. If the application available applications on the phone.
  • Page 182: Asphalt 6

    Asphalt 6 Calendar Provides access to a built-in HD video game. With the Calendar feature, you can consult the calendar by day, week, or month, create events, and set an alarm to act 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) as a reminder.
  • Page 183: Calendar Settings

    Calendar Settings 2. Tap (Create event) to create a new Calendar event. Using the Calendar settings you can select the day with – or – which you want the calendar to begin. You also select how you want to view the calendar, by Month, Week, or Day or Tap Today to display the current date indicated by a determine how to manage events, notifications, sounds, and blue box, then press...
  • Page 184: Camera

    Camera 9. Tap Calendars and select the type of general synchronization settings you want. A check mark Use your 8.0 megapixel camera feature to produce photos in a indicates selection. JPEG format. The Camcorder shoots High Definition video in an 10.
  • Page 185: Clock

    Clock 6. Tap More to configure additional alarm settings such as volume slider, Alarm tone, Location alarm, Snooze, Here you can set an Alarm, configure and view the World Smart alarm, and assign a name. clock, use a Stopwatch, set a Timer, or use a Desk Clock. The applications display in a tabular format and quickly To configure additional alarm settings: accessed with the touch of a finger.
  • Page 186 5. Move the Snooze slider to the right to activate the 8. Tap Save to store the new alarm event. Turning Off an Alarm feature. Tap the field to assign a Interval time (3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, or To stop an alarm when it sounds, touch and slide 30 minutes) and Repeat (1 time, 2 times, 3 times, to any direction.
  • Page 187: World Clock

    World Clock Stopwatch This feature allows you to find out what time it is another part This feature allows you to capture elapsed time while letting the of world. stopwatch keep running. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Clock).
  • Page 188: Contacts

    Email 5. Tap Restart to resume the timer counter. Configuring a Desk Clock Email enables you to review and create email using most email services. The device alerts you when you receive an This feature lets you activate an on-screen clock that can be email message.
  • Page 189: Gmail

    Gmail Google + Google Mail (Gmail) is a web-based email service. Gmail is Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a configured when you first set up your phone. Depending on lot easier. your synchronization settings, Gmail can automatically 1.
  • Page 190: Local

    Local Lookout Security Local (formerly known as Google Places) displays company Lookout Security™ provides mobile device-specific security logos on a layer of Google Maps. When viewing an area you features that are coupled with a minimal performance hit. can quickly locate a business or person, find out more Lookout Mobile Security provides key security options that information about the business, see coupons, public are unique to the mobile market.
  • Page 191: Maps

    Maps Enabling a Location source Before you use Google Maps and find your location or search Google Maps allow you to track your current location, view for places of interest, you must enable a location source. To real-time traffic issues, and view detailed destination enable the location source you must enable the wireless directions.
  • Page 192: Opening Maps

    • Layers: allows you to switch map views: Tip: Enabling this feature allows you to locate places of – Traffic: (available only in selected areas) Real-time traffic interest at the street-level. However, this also requires a conditions are displayed over roads as color-coded lines. Each clear view of the sky and uses more battery power.
  • Page 193: Media Hub

    – 4. Press and select one of the following options: About: displays general information about Google maps such • Clear Map: allows you to remove all markings and layers from as Version, Platform, Locale, Total data sent, Total data received, the map.
  • Page 194: Memo

    Memo • Share via: allows you to send one or several of your memos at one time. Select a memo and tap send to deliver it via: Text This feature allows you to create a memo. only, VNT, and SNB. 1.
  • Page 195: Messenger

    Messenger Mini Diary Messenger allows you to bring groups of friends together into This application allows you to create a mini diary where you a simple group conversation. When you get a new can add a photo, and text to describe an event or other conversation in Messenger, Google+ sends an update to your memorable life event.
  • Page 196: Mobile Hotspot

    Mini Diary settings Mobile HotSpot 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) Provides access to the Tethering and Mobile HotSpot menu (Utility) (Mini Diary). where you can use either the USB tethering or portable HotSpot functionality. 2. From the main Diary listings page, press and then 1.
  • Page 197: Music Hub

    Music Hub My Files The T-Mobile Music Hub makes your device a personal music This application allows you to manage your sounds, images, manager. It lets you access, buy, and download millions of videos, bluetooth files, Android files, and other memory card music tracks.
  • Page 198: Navigation

    Opening and Navigating within Files Navigation DCIM is the default location for pictures or video taken by the Google Maps Navigation (Beta) is an internet-connected device. These files are actually stored in the DCIM folder turn-by-turn, GPS navigation system with voice guidance. location.
  • Page 199: Navigation Options

    Enabling GPS Location 3. Choose from the following on-screen options: • Driving/Walking/Bicycling : tap to configure the 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap method of travel. Selection of Walking would negate the need Settings Location services. to track traffic jams and obstructions. 2.
  • Page 200 Navigation Map options • Restaurants: displays restaurant and eatery locations relative to your current location. Once on the map screen, you can access the following features: While on the map screen, press to access additional • Destination: returns you to the previous Navigation options options: •...
  • Page 201: Netflix

    Netflix Phone Netflix is a service offering online streaming service that This application provides the ability to make or answering allows you to watch TV Shows & Movies directly on your calls, access the Contacts list, which is used to store contact phone.
  • Page 202: Play Magazines

    3. Tap to begin searching for both free and paid 7. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe to a ebooks. magazine. Play Movies & TV 4. Follow the on-screen prompts to download the ebook to your device. This application allows you to connect to the Play Store, Play Magazines download a movie and then watch it instantly.
  • Page 203: Play Store

    Play Store Downloading a New Google Application Formerly known as the “Android Market”, this application provides access to downloadable applications and games to To download a new application, you will need to use your install on your phone. The Play Store also allows you to Google account to sign in to the Play Store.
  • Page 204 7. On the main Play Store screen, press and then tap Important! If the selected application requires access to data My Apps, tap an installed application in the list, and or control of a function on your device, the Play then tap Open.
  • Page 205: Launching An Installed Google Application

    Launching an Installed Google Unknown sources Application This feature can be used for Android application development. The feature allows developers to install 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps). non-Play Store applications. 2. Tap the newly installed application. This application is From the Home screen, press and then tap typically located on the last Applications page.
  • Page 206: Pro Apps

    Pro Apps Clearing application cache and data 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Provides access to compatible productivity tools. These Settings Application manager. productivity packs can be accessed from anywhere. 2. Tap an application in which to clear the cache or data. Note: Access to these applications and packs requires you 3.
  • Page 207: Slacker

    Slacker T-Mobile My Account Slacker offers free, Internet radio for mobile phones. This option provides you online access to account specific information such as your current activity, billing information, 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) plan services, downloads, and other information. (Slacker).
  • Page 208: T-mobile Name Id

    T-Mobile Name ID Talk Allows you to modify the on-screen Caller ID information. You can instant message with Google Talk. Google Talk Name ID identifies unknown callers by Name, City, and State. allows you to communicate with other people who are also connected with Google Talk on the phone or on the web.
  • Page 209: Telenav Gps Navigator

    TeleNav GPS Navigator Utility TeleNav GPS Navigator is a driving aid that uses both audible This application houses some of the most commonly used and visual directions for GPS navigation. utility applications such as: Calculator, Memo, Mini Diary, Voice command, and Voice Recorder. 1.
  • Page 210: Visual Voicemail

    Visual Voicemail Voice Recorder Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people who The Voice Recorder allows you to record an audio file up to left a voicemail message, and listen to the any message they one minute long and then immediately send it as a message. want without being limited to chronological order.
  • Page 211: Voice Search

    Voice Search • Delete: allows you to delete 1 or more voice recordings. Tap the recordings to delete and tap Delete. Launches the Google Now application that is used for voice • Settings: the following settings are available: to text Internet searching. –...
  • Page 212: Youtube

    YouTube – Improve YouTube allows you to anonymously send YouTube information to help improve the application. YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can • Channel Feed Content upload and share videos, and view them in MPEG-4 format. –...
  • Page 213 Note: Preloading YouTube videos will use some of your device’s storage space and may result in additional charges if your Wi-Fi plan is not unlimited. • About – Help provides answers to most YouTube questions. – Feedback allows you to provide user feedback to YouTube. –...
  • Page 214: Section 9: Connections

    Section 9: Connections Navigating with the Browser Your phone is equipped with features that allow you to quickly connect to the Web. 1. Tap an entry to select an item. 2. Sweep the screen with your finger in an up or down Your phone is equipped with a Google browser to navigate motion to scroll through a website.
  • Page 215: Entering A Url

    Settings menu. 2. Tap from the list of search results that are • Downloads: displays the download history. displayed. • Print: provides print access on compatible Samsung printers. 3. Tap a link to view the website. Connections...
  • Page 216 Adding and Deleting Windows Going Incognito To add a new window: The incognito feature allows you to view Internet sites outside of the normal browsing. Pages viewed in this 1. From your browser window, tap (Windows) incognito window won’t appear within your browser history (New window).
  • Page 217: Using Bookmarks

    To exit from the incognito window: • Change order: Rearranges the current bookmarks. 1. From your browser window, tap (Windows). • Move to folder: Selected bookmarks are moved to a selected 2. Scroll across the available windows and locate the folder.
  • Page 218: Adding Bookmarks

    Adding Bookmarks Deleting Bookmarks 1. From the Home webpage, tap Add bookmark 1. From the Bookmarks page, touch and hold the bookmark you want to delete. 2. Use the on-screen keypad to enter the name of the bookmark and the URL. 2.
  • Page 219: Browser Settings

    Using Web History Browser Settings The History list displays a list of the most recently viewed To configure browser settings: websites. These entries can be used to return to previously 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) unmarked web pages. (Internet).
  • Page 220 • Accept cookies: Allows sites, that require cookies, to save and Accessibility: read cookies from your device. • Force zoom: Allows you to override a website’s zoom setting • Clear all cookie data: Deletes all current browser cookie files. and forces a zoom view. •...
  • Page 221 Advanced: • Auto-fit pages: Allows web pages to be resized to fit as much of the screen as possible. • Select search engine: Allows you to choose a default search • Block pop-ups: Prevents popup advertisement or windows engine for your phone. Choose from: Google, Yahoo!, or Bing. from appearing on-screen.
  • Page 222: Bluetooth

    Labs: To turn Bluetooth off: 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap • Quick controls: allows you to enable on-screen quick controls Settings. via the use of Swype thumb actions. 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Bluetooth slider •...
  • Page 223 To access the Bluetooth Settings menu: Note: Your device visibility is based on the time set within the 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Visible time-out field (2 Minutes, 5 Minutes, 1 Hour, or Settings Bluetooth. Never). This value appears as a countdown within this 2.
  • Page 224: Pairing Bluetooth Devices

    Pairing Bluetooth Devices 6. The external device must accept the connection and enter your device’s PIN code. The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish trusted connections between your device and another Bluetooth Once successfully paired to an external device, device.
  • Page 225: Sending Contacts Via Bluetooth

    Disconnecting a Paired Bluetooth Device Sending Contacts via Bluetooth Disconnecting a paired device breaks the connection Depending on your paired devices’ settings and capabilities, between the device and your phone, but retains the you may be able to send pictures, Contact information, or knowledge of the pairing.
  • Page 226: Enable Downloading For Web Applications

    Enable Downloading for Web PC Connections Applications You can connect your device to a PC using an optional PC data cable using various USB connection modes. Mass Important! Before you can download a web application you storage is the default connection method. must insert an SD into the phone and enable the Mass storage: allows you to use the onboard storage capacity Unknown sources feature (enables downloading).
  • Page 227 Prior to using Kies air for Phone Update Note: To use any downloaded application that requires a USB Before using Kies air to upgrade your device, it is connection between your device and your PC, you recommended that you backup your personal data prior to should first set the USB setting to Mass storage.
  • Page 228: Kies Air

    Enabling USB Debugging 3. From the Kies air home screen, tap Scan devices. 4. If prompted, select a network. Choose from either Wi-Fi USB debugging must be enabled before being able to use the Development feature. or Portable Wi-Fi hotspot. 1.
  • Page 229: Wi-fi

    Wi-Fi 11. On your PC, the Kies air screen is displayed. On your About Wi-Fi phone, the icon appears at the top of your screen. Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term used for certain 12. Follow the on-screen instructions to view and share types of Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN).
  • Page 230 Activating Wi-Fi Note: When you select an open network you are automatically By default, your device’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off connected. (deactivated). Activating Wi-Fi allows your device to discover and connect to compatible in-range WAPs (Wireless Access 3. Enter a wireless password (if necessary). Points).
  • Page 231 Manually Add a New Network Connection Deactivating Wi-Fi 1. From the Wi-Fi network screen, tap Add Wi-Fi network. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings. 2. Enter the Network SSID (the name of your Wireless Access Point). 2.
  • Page 232: Usb Tethering

    Note: You can not mount your device’s microSD card to your 5. Read the on-screen notification regarding data use and computer while using the USB tethering feature. tap OK. If additional software or USB drivers are required, navigate to: downloads.
  • Page 233: Mobile Hotspot

    To disconnect tethering: Note: You must have a tethering plan on your account in order 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) to use the Mobile HotSpot. You cannot use data on the (Mobile HotSpot). device while using Mobile HotSpot. –...
  • Page 234 8. Tap Save to store the new settings. To connect to the HotSpot: 1. Enable Wi-Fi (wireless) functionality on your target 9. Confirm the Mobile AP service icon appears at device (laptop, media device, etc.). the top of the screen. 2.
  • Page 235 To change the Portable HotSpot password: The two most common methods for securing your connection to the HotSpot are to a security method (WPA2 PSK) and to Hide your phone’s SSID name. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Mobile HotSpot). –...
  • Page 236: Section 10: Changing Your Settings

    Section 10: Changing Your Settings Activating Wi-Fi This section explains the sound and phone settings for your device. It includes such settings as: display, security, 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap memory, and any extra settings associated with your device. Settings.
  • Page 237 Network Notification 3. Select an available option: • Always: maintains your current active Wi-Fi connection even By default, when Wi-Fi is on, you receive notifications in the during sleep. Status bar anytime your phone detects an available Wi-Fi network. You can deactivate this feature if you do not want to •...
  • Page 238 Manually Adding a Wi-Fi Network WPS Push Button 1. From the main Settings page, tap Wi-Fi Add Wi-Fi The WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) feature (sometimes network. associated with a physical or on-screen button on most WAPs) allows you to pair your device and WAP without the 2.
  • Page 239 WPS PIN Entry Wi-Fi Direct Setup and Settings If a WPS Push Button does not work, there is an alternative You can configure your device to connect directly with other WPS connection method where you would use a device Wi-Fi capable devices. This is an easy way to transfer data generated PIN number to establish the connection.
  • Page 240: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings To activate your connection: 1. From the main Settings page, in a single motion touch In this menu you can activate Bluetooth, view or assign a and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the right to turn it on. The device name, activate your phone so other Bluetooth devices slider color indicates the activation status.
  • Page 241 Activating the Device Name Scanning for Devices 1. From the main Settings page, tap Bluetooth. This option allows you to scan for active Bluetooth devices so you can pair with them. 2. Verify Bluetooth is active (indicated by 1. From the main Settings page, tap Bluetooth. 3.
  • Page 242: Data Usage

    Data Usage 6. Tap the Data usage cycle button and select either the current cycle or define your own by selecting Change Monitor and mange your device’s data usage capabilities. cycle. Features include activation/deactivation or network data 7. Press and then select from the available usage, set mobile data usage for a set period of time, and on-screen options: view application data usage.
  • Page 243: More Settings

    More Settings USB Utilities 1. From the main Settings page, tap More settings This tab displays additional wireless and network USB utilities Connect storage to PC. information. 2. If prompted, tap OK to turn USB debugging mode off. From the main Settings page, tap More settings. Using Airplane mode 3.
  • Page 244: Mobile Networks

    Mobile networks Data Roaming Data roaming allows you to connect to your service Before you use applications such as Google Maps and find provider’s partner networks and access data services when your location or search for places of interest, you must you are out of your service providers area of coverage.
  • Page 245: Network Mode

    Network mode Using the 2G (EDGE) Network If you are not using applications that require the 3G network You can configure your phone to either manually detect and speed (any application that accesses the network or uses a use either a 2G (GSM) or 3G/4G (WCDMA) data network browser), using the 2G network saves battery life.
  • Page 246 Network Operators Default Setup Options Using this feature you can view the current network Your phone default is set to Automatic (to automatically connection. You can also scan and select a network operator search for an available network. You can set this option to manually, or set the network selection to Automatic.
  • Page 247: Usb Tethering And Mobile Hotspot

    USB tethering feature. If additional software or USB drivers are required, Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN navigate to: protocol to use: PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA, downloads. IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, IPSec Hybrid RSA.
  • Page 248: Connecting To A Vpn

    Connecting to a VPN Delete a VPN 1. From the main Settings page, tap More settings VPN. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More settings VPN. 2. Tap the VPN entry you want to connect to. 2. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to delete. 3.
  • Page 249: Near Field Communication

    Wi-Fi Calling Settings Near Field Communication This feature is used to read and exchange tags. When used Important! An updated SIM card must be installed within the in conjunction with Android Beam, your device can be used device prior to using this feature. Wi-Fi must first to beam application content when NFC-capable devices are be active and communicating prior to launching touched.
  • Page 250: Nearby Devices

    S Beam Nearby devices This feature (when activated via NFC) allows you to beam This option allows you to share your media files with nearby large files directly to another compatible device that is in devices using DLNA and connected to the same Wi-Fi. direct contact.
  • Page 251: Call Settings

    Call Settings 9. Tap Download to, then select the destination of any downloaded (shared) content. Choose from USB To access the Call settings menu: storage (phone) or SD card. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). 10. Tap Upload from other devices, then select the actions 2.
  • Page 252 • Call alert: allows you to assign call alert tones and activate call • Call accessories: allows you to assign headset settings during alerts and vibration. incoming calls. – – Call vibrations: vibrates the phone when the called party Automatic answering configures the device to automatically answers.
  • Page 253: Set Reject Messages

    Set reject messages • Vibrate: configures the vibrate settings. Choose from Always, Only in silent mode, or Never. 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Set reject • TTY mode: allows you to configure the TTY settings. For more messages.
  • Page 254: Ringtones And Keypad Tones

    Ringtones and keypad tones Answering and ending calls 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Ringtones and 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Call settings keypad tones. Answering/ending calls. 2. Tap Device ringtone, select a ringtone, and tap OK. 2.
  • Page 255: Accessory Settings For Call

    Accessory settings for call Configuring Call Forwarding 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Call forwarding. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). 2. Tap an available option: 2. Press and then tap Call settings Call • Always forward: incoming calls are re-routed to a secondary accessories.
  • Page 256: Tty Mode

    TTY Mode HAC Mode A TTY (also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a This menu is used to activate or deactivate Hearing Aid telecommunications device that allows people who are deaf, Compatibility for this device. hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities, From the main Call settings page, tap the Hearing aids to communicate by telephone.
  • Page 257: Fixed Dialing Numbers

    Enabling FDN • Fixed Dialing Numbers: manages fixed dialing numbers. See description on page 252. 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Additional settings Fixed Dialing Numbers. • Auto area code: allows you to automatically prepend a specific area code to all outbound calls. 2.
  • Page 258 Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code. If your SIM card Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code. If your SIM card does not, this menu does not display. does not, this menu does not display. The PIN2 code is provided by your carrier.
  • Page 259: Home Screen Mode

    Home Screen Mode Blocking Mode This application allows you to set your display to the When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected conventional layout of Basic mode or provide an easier user features will be disabled. You will only receive notifications of experience for the first-time smartphone users using Easy incoming calls from people on your allowed list.
  • Page 260: Sound Settings

    Sound Settings Adjusting the Volume Settings The Volume menu now provides access to various volume From this menu you can control the sounds on the phone as settings within one on-screen popup menu. well as configure the display settings. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Sound Volume.
  • Page 261 Setup the Voice Call Ringtone Vibrate During Ringing 1. From the main Settings page, tap Sound. This option allows you to activate/deactivate the vibration feature. 2. Tap Device ringtone. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Sound. 3. Tap a ringtone from the available list. The ringtone 2.
  • Page 262: Display Settings

    5. Tap Haptic feedback to activate the a vibration when • Screen timeout: adjusts the delay time before the screen you press soft keys on certain screens. A check mark automatically turns off. Selections are: 15 seconds, displayed next to the feature indicates this feature is 30 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, 5 minutes, and active.
  • Page 263: Sd Card & Device Storage

    Adjusting Screen Brightness Important! DO NOT remove a microSD card while the device is This feature configures the LCD Brightness levels. accessing or transferring files. Doing so will result 1. From the main Settings page, tap Display in loss or damage of data. Make sure your battery Brightness.
  • Page 264: Power Saving Mode

    Unmounting the SD card Power Saving Mode Unmounting the SD card prevents corruption and damage to This feature allows you both automatically set the phone to the SD card while removing it from the slot. use a power saving mode and configure additional power 1.
  • Page 265: Battery Usage

    Battery Usage Application Manager This option allows you to view a list of those components This device can be used for Android development. You can using battery power. The amount of time the battery was write applications in the SDK and install them on this device, used also displays.
  • Page 266 Clearing Application Cache and Data Moving Third-party Applications to your SD Card Your device’s built in memory is augmented by using a Important! You must have downloaded applications installed microSD card to store additional data. When the device’s to use this feature. built-in memory capacity is reached, it can be possible to move some applications over to the internal microSD card.
  • Page 267: Location Services

    Running Services Storage Used The Running services option allows you to view and control This option allows you to view a list (on the current tab) of currently running services such as Backup, Google Talk, SNS current applications as sorted by size. (messaging), Swype, and more.
  • Page 268: Lock Screen

    Using Wireless Networks Lock Screen Before you use applications such as Google Maps and find This menu contains features that allows you to configure the your location or search for places of interest, you must device’s security parameters. Screen Unlock Pattern Overview enable the Use wireless networks option.
  • Page 269 Using Swipe Setting an Unlock Pattern This feature is the least secure locking method and only Creating a screen unlock pattern increases security on the requires that a user swipe the screen to unlock the device. phone. When you enable the User visible pattern field, you will draw an unlock pattern on the screen whenever you 1.
  • Page 270 Changing the Screen Lock Pattern 5. Draw your pattern by touching your first on-screen point. Then, without removing your finger from the This feature allows you to change the previously stored screen, drag your finger over adjacent points until the unlock pattern and update it if necessary.
  • Page 271: What If I Forget My Pattern

    What If I Forget my Pattern? 4. If you have forgotten your current pattern, tap Pattern from the Screen unlock settings menu and follow the If you forget your device's lock pattern, you can unlock your procedures outlined in "Setting an Unlock Pattern" device or reset it using your Google™...
  • Page 272 PIN Lock and Unlock Samsung Unlock Options 1. From the main Settings page, tap Lock screen. Activate or deactivates various Unlock screen functions. 2. Tap Screen lock PIN. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Lock screen Lock screen options.
  • Page 273 • Camera quick access provides you with quick access to the To edit these Lock screen shortcuts: camera function from the Lock screen. When active, in a single 1. From the main Settings page, tap Lock screen Lock motion, screen options. 2.
  • Page 274: Owner Information

    Locking Automatically Owner Information This option allows you to define the amount of time that must This option allows you to show user-defined information on pass before the device can automatically lock on its own. the Lock screen. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Lock screen Owner Note: This option only appears when a screen lock option is information.
  • Page 275: Security

    Security Setting up SIM Card Lock Prevent another user from using your SIM card to make The Security settings allow you to determine the security unauthorized calls or from accessing information stored on level for your device. Encrypt Device your SIM card by protecting the information using a PIN code. When enabled, your phone will ask for a PIN number each When enabled, this feature requires a numeric PIN or time you use the phone.
  • Page 276: Device Administration

    Password Settings Unknown Sources When you create a phone password you can also configure Before you can download a web application you must enable the phone to display the password as you type it instead of the Unknown sources feature (enables downloading). using an asterisk (*).
  • Page 277: Language And Input Settings

    Language and Input Settings Credential Storage This option allows certain applications to access secure This setting allows you to configure the language in which to certificates and other credentials. Certificates and display the menus. You can also set on-screen keyboard credentials can be installed to the SD card and password options.
  • Page 278: Swype Settings

    Swype Settings • Show complete trace: once enabled, sets wether or not to display the complete Swype path. For more information, refer to “Enabling and Configuring SWYPE” on page 76. • Pop-up on keypress: once enabled, displays a character 1. From the main Settings page, tap Language and input above an on-screen key while typing.
  • Page 279 • Register now: allows you register for the Swype Connect 7. Tap Personalization to access and manage your service which allows you to backup your Swype dictionary and personal dictionary. Log into the available accounts to sync your Swype dictionary across multiple devices. add help personalize your personal dictionary with commonly used words or names from your available –...
  • Page 280 This 1. From the main Settings page, tap Language and input feature is optimized for use with the on-screen QWERTY (adjacent to the Samsung keyboard field). keyboard. – or – • Voice input activates the Voice input feature. This is an From within an active text entry screen, touch and hold experimental feature that uses Google’s networked speech...
  • Page 281 • Auto-append automatically adds predictions to the word you (Input Methods) and select Settings, then tap are typing. (A green check mark indicates the feature is to reveal the Samsung keyboard settings screen. enabled.) 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Predictive text •...
  • Page 282 Configure Google Voice Typing • My words list allows you to add new words to the built-in predictive text dictionary. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Language and input. – Add word and use the keyboard to enter the new –...
  • Page 283 Assign the Voice Recognition Service • Download offline speech recognition: Enables voice input while offline. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Language and input Voice recognizer. • Personalized recognition: allows you to improve speech recognition and accuracy by allowing Google to associate your 2.
  • Page 284: Back Up And Reset

    Back up and Reset • Speech rate: adjusts the rate at which on-screen text is spoken by the device. Choose from: Very slow, Slow, Normal, Location settings, backup configurations, or reset the phone Fast, and Very fast. to erase all personal data. •...
  • Page 285: Factory Data Reset

    Factory Data Reset 6. Tap Collect diagnostics to collects diagnostic data for troubleshooting use. For more information, refer to From this menu you can reset your phone and sound settings “Collect Diagnostics” on page 280. to the factory default settings. Prior to doing a Factory Reset 1.
  • Page 286: Add Account

    Add Account Note: This software collects only diagnostic data from your This menu allows you to set up, manage, and synchronize device so that T-Mobile technicians can better accounts, including your Google and email accounts. troubleshoot issues with your device. Adding an Account 3.
  • Page 287: Removing An Account

    Removing an Account Synchronizing a Accounts By default, all managed accounts are synchronized. You can Important! Removing an account also deletes all of its also manually sync all current accounts. messages, contacts, and other data from the 1. From the main Settings page, navigate to the Accounts device.
  • Page 288: Motion Settings

    Motion Settings • Tilt to zoom: Once enabled, you must be on a screen where content can be zoomed. In a single motion, touch and hold two This feature allows you to assign specific functions to certain points on the display then tilt the device back and forth to zoom phone actions that are detected by both the accelerometer in or out.
  • Page 289: Accessory

    Accessory To adjust gesture sensitivity: 1. From the main Settings page, tap Motion Sensitivity This menu allows you to assign external speakers when the settings. device is docked. 2. Tap an available field to access the sensitivity settings 1. From the main Settings page, tap Accessory. for the currently active gesture.
  • Page 290: Date And Time

    Date and Time Accessibility Settings This menu allows you to change the current time and date This service lets you enable and disable downloaded displayed. accessibility applications that aid in navigating your Android device, such as TalkBack (uses synthesized speech to 1.
  • Page 291 4. Tap Lock automatically to lock the screen automatically Important! TalkBack can collect all of the text you enter, after a selected amount of time. except passwords, including personal data and credit card numbers. It may also log your user Note: The Lock automatically function is only available if your interface interactions with the device.
  • Page 292: Developer Options

    Developer Options • Wait for debugger: Specified apps must have debugger attached before executing. Use the Developer options to set options for application • Show touches: Displays touch interactions on the screen. development. • Show pointer location: Highlights the data that was touched Important! These features are used for development purposes on the screen.
  • Page 293: Allowing Mock Locations

    Allowing Mock Locations • Show CPU usage: Screen highlights the current CPU usage. • GPU rendering profile: Allows you to set the adb shell to Note: This feature is used for development purposes only. measure rendering. • Enable traces: Enables/disables on-screen tracing based on If you are a developer who is testing a GPS applications using an available parameter.
  • Page 294: About Device

    About Device 5. Tap Set backup password to save the password change. This menu contains legal information, system tutorial Application Options information, and other phone information such as the model number, firmware version, baseband version, kernel version, 1. From the main Settings page, tap Developer options. and software build number.
  • Page 295 • Legal information: This option displays information about Note: Firmware, baseband, kernel and build numbers are Open source licenses, License settings, as well as Google legal usually used for updates to the handset or support. information. This information clearly provides copyright and For additional information please contact your T-Mobile distribution legal information and facts as well as Google Terms service representative.
  • Page 296: Section 11: Health And Safety Information

    Section 11: Health and Safety Information with RF energy, these studies have failed to be replicated. This section outlines the safety precautions associated with The majority of studies published have failed to show an using your phone. The terms “mobile device” or “cell phone” association between exposure to radio frequency from a cell are used in this section to refer to your phone.
  • Page 297 Interphone Study The energy levels associated with radio frequency energy, including both radio waves and microwaves, are not great Interphone is a large international study designed to enough to cause ionization of atoms and molecules. determine whether cell phones increase the risk of head and Therefore, RF energy is a type of non-ionizing radiation.
  • Page 298 International Cohort Study on Mobile Phone Users Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) (COSMOS) Program of the National Cancer Institute The COSMOS study aims to conduct long-term health The National Cancer Institute (NCI) actively follows cancer monitoring of a large group of people to determine if there statistics in the United States to detect any change in rates of are any health issues linked to long-term exposure to radio new cases for brain cancer.
  • Page 299 The FDA also is working with voluntary standard-setting Headsets can substantially reduce exposure because the bodies such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics phone is held away from the head in the user's hand or in Engineers (IEEE), the International Commission on approved body-worn accessories.
  • Page 300: Children And Cell Phones

    Studies have shown that these products generally do not Additional information on the safety of RF exposures from work as advertised. Unlike “hands-free” kits, these so-called various sources can be obtained from the following “shields” may interfere with proper operation of the phone. organizations (updated 10/1/2010): The phone may be forced to boost its power to compensate, •...
  • Page 301: Specific Absorption Rate (sar) Certification Information

    • US Food and Drug Administration: expressed in units of watts per kilogram (W/kg). The FCC requires wireless phones to comply with a safety limit of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg). RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/ The FCC SAR limit incorporates a substantial margin of safety HomeBusinessandEntertainment/CellPhones/default.htm.
  • Page 302: Fcc Part 15 Information To User

    SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC Samsung could void your authority to operate the device. RF exposure guidelines. This device has a FCC ID number: This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 303: Commercial Mobile Alerting System (cmas)

    Personal Localized Alerting impaired. Samsung is committed to promoting responsible Network ("PLAN")). If your wireless provider has chosen to driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand participate in CMAS/PLAN, alerts are available while in the and address distractions.
  • Page 304: Battery Use And Safety

    Before answering calls, consider your circumstances. Let the Never mount this device in a manner that will obstruct the call go to voicemail when driving conditions require. driver's clear view of the street and traffic. Remember, driving comes first, not the call! Never use wireless data services such as text messaging, Web If you consider a call necessary and appropriate, follow these browsing, or e-mail while operating a vehicle.
  • Page 305 If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked • Never use any charger or battery that is damaged in any way. by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear • Do not allow the battery to touch metal objects. Accidental to be working properly.
  • Page 306: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling

    Some websites and second-hand dealers not associated with reputable manufacturers and carriers, might be selling We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung mobile device by working with respected take-back incompatible or even counterfeit batteries and chargers.
  • Page 307: Ul Certified Travel Charger

    Mail It In Warning! Never dispose of batteries in a fire because they may The Samsung Mobile Take-Back Program will provide explode. Samsung customers with a free recycling mailing label. Just go to UL Certified Travel Charger The Travel Charger for this phone has met applicable UL usactivities_environment_samsungrecyclingdirect.html?INT=ST...
  • Page 308: Display / Touch-screen

    GPS & AGPS if screen is broken or cracked as this could cause injury to you. Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS uses satellites controlled by the U.S. Government that are...
  • Page 309: Emergency Calls

    Always obey posted road signs. Emergency Calls service provider, applications providers, Samsung, and other third-parties providing services. This mobile device, like any wireless mobile device, operates Use of AGPS in Emergency Calls...
  • Page 310: Care And Maintenance

    Check with local service years: providers. Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: To make an emergency call: Liquids of any kind 1. If the mobile device is not on, switch it on.
  • Page 311: Responsible Listening

    Microwaves Damage to hearing occurs when a person is exposed to loud sounds over time. The risk of hearing loss increases as Do not try to dry your mobile device in a microwave oven. sound is played louder and for longer durations. Prolonged Doing so may cause a fire or explosion.
  • Page 312 • • Always turn the volume down before plugging the earphones into Avoid using headphones after exposure to extremely loud noises, an audio source. such as rock concerts, that might cause temporary hearing loss. Temporary hearing loss might cause unsafe volumes to sound •...
  • Page 313: Operating Environment

    National Institute on Deafness and Other Email: Communication Disorders Internet: National Institutes of Health 31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 default.html Bethesda, MD 20892-2320 1-888-232-6348 TTY Email: Operating Environment Internet: Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch your mobile device off whenever it is National Institute for Occupational Safety...
  • Page 314: Posted Facilities

    Implantable Medical Devices Other Medical Devices A minimum separation of six (6) inches should be maintained If you use any other personal medical devices, consult the between a handheld wireless mobile device and an manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or shielded from external RF energy.
  • Page 315: Fcc Hearing Aid Compatibility (hac) Regulations For Wireless Devices

    FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are Regulations for Wireless Devices advised to switch the mobile device off while at a refueling point (service station). The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has Users are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on the established requirements for digital wireless mobile devices use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and...
  • Page 316 be able to use a rated mobile device successfully. Trying out hearing aid meets the M2 level rating and the wireless the mobile device with your hearing device is the best way to mobile device meets the M3 level rating, the sum of the two evaluate it for your personal needs.
  • Page 317: Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device

    The HAC rating and measurement procedure are described in Keep the mobile device and all its parts and accessories out the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C63.19 of the reach of small children. FCC Notice and Cautions standard. HAC for Newer Technologies FCC Notice This phone has been tested and rated for use with hearing The mobile device may cause TV or radio interference if used...
  • Page 318: Other Important Safety Information

    • Although your mobile device is quite sturdy, it is a complex For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that an air bag piece of equipment and can be broken. Avoid dropping, inflates with great force. Do not place objects, including installed hitting, bending, or sitting on it.
  • Page 319 • Reduce risk of repetitive motion injuries. When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys, drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing games, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands, neck, shoulders, or other parts of your body. When using your device for extended periods, hold the device with a relaxed grip, press the keys lightly, and take frequent breaks.
  • Page 320: Section 12: Warranty Information

    Case/Pouch/Holster 90 Days SAMSUNG; (g) defects or damage resulting from improper Other Phone Accessories 1 Year testing, operation, maintenance, installation, service, or adjustment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG;...
  • Page 321 (iii) the battery has return the Product to an authorized phone service facility in been used in equipment other than the SAMSUNG phone for an adequate container for shipping, accompanied by the which it is specified.
  • Page 322 ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY claims, whether in advertising, presentations or otherwise, LASTS, OR THE DISCLAIMER OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL on behalf of SAMSUNG regarding the Products or this Limited OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS Warranty.
  • Page 323 For any arbitration in which your total damage claims, exclusive of attorney fees and expert witness fees, are ALL DISPUTES WITH SAMSUNG ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM $5,000.00 or less (“Small Claim”), the arbitrator may, if you THIS LIMITED WARRANTY OR THE SALE, CONDITION OR...
  • Page 324 You may opt out of this dispute resolution procedure by Severability providing notice to SAMSUNG no later than 30 calendar days If any portion of this Limited Warranty is held to be illegal or from the date of the first consumer purchaser’s purchase of the unenforceable, such partial illegality or unenforceability shall Product.
  • Page 325: End User License Agreement For Software

    Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG THE SOFTWARE. Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357) © 1. GRANT OF LICENSE. Samsung grants you the following 2012 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. All rights provided that you comply with all terms and conditions rights reserved. of this EULA: You may install, use, access, display and run...
  • Page 326 Update that Samsung may provide to you or make available to you after the date you 4. CONSENT TO USE OF DATA. You agree that Samsung and its obtain your initial copy of the Software, unless we provide affiliates may collect and use technical information gathered other terms along with such Update.
  • Page 327 License will terminate automatically without restrictions imposed by your network or internet provider. notice from Samsung. If you fail to comply with any of the Unless your device is connected to the internet through Wi-Fi connection, the Software will access through your mobile...
  • Page 328 "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND agree that Samsung is not responsible for the availability of FROM SAMSUNG, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE such applications and is not responsible or liable for any...
  • Page 329 (“Samsung Account”), and your loss, including but not limited to any damage to the mobile rights and obligations will be set forth in separate Samsung device or loss of data, caused or alleged to be caused by, or Account terms and conditions and privacy policies.
  • Page 330 PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY where you are a resident. Notwithstanding the foregoing, FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. Samsung may apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent 14. GOVERNMENT END USERS RESTRICTED RIGHTS. The type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
  • Page 331 Opt Out." You must include in the opt out e-mail (a) your part of any award, but may not grant Samsung its attorney name and address; (b) the date on which the device was fees, expert witness fees or costs unless it is determined that purchased;...
  • Page 332: Social Hub

    1-888-987-4357 no later than 30 calendar days from the Legal Terms and Privacy date of the first consumer purchaser's purchase of the Samsung's Social Hub and (if applicable) the website where device and providing the same information. These are the you accessed this Disclaimer (collectively, the "Service"), is only two forms of notice that will be effective to opt out of being made available to you by Samsung Electronics Co.,...
  • Page 333 Social Hub Terms and Conditions Samsung may provide you with notice of the Amendments by Acceptance of the Terms sending an email message to the email address listed in your account information (if any), or by posting the notice on the These Social Hub Terms and Conditions together with the Social Hub website.
  • Page 334: Using The Service

    Material. Samsung reserves the right to terminate your access to the Service if You agree to take due care in protecting your username and...
  • Page 335 Service. those permitted under the Terms. Without limiting this Samsung may restrict access to any part of the Service or restriction, you must not use the service for any illegal...
  • Page 336 Samsung does not represent or warrant that the Service, or In addition, Samsung is neither responsible nor liable for any part thereof, is appropriate or available for use in any customer service related to third party sites.
  • Page 337: Personal Data

    Subject to the Terms, Samsung retains all right, title and The third party services and content you access through the interest in the Service and in all Samsung's products, Service and the telecommunications carriers and the software and other properties provided to you or used by you network through which you access the Service are provided through the Service.
  • Page 338: Limitation Of Liability

  • Page 339 Terms, ii) your Samsung, with respect to your use of the Service. Your use of infringement or violation of any intellectual property, other...
  • Page 340: Social Hub Privacy Policy

    Samsung will not be liable or responsible for any failure to All users of the Service are required to provide true, current, fulfill any of its obligations under the Terms which failure is complete and accurate personal information when prompted...
  • Page 341: Information That We Collect

    INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT Non-personal information may also include information that you provide us through your use of the Service, such as the Personal Information terms you enter into the search functions of Social Hub, mail We may request that you supply us with "personal" inbox and instant messenger.
  • Page 342: Disclosure Of Information To Third Parties

    comments for future reference. Aside from our reply to such statistical analyses to third parties, including advertisers or an e-mail, it is not our standard practice to send you e-mail other business partners. This aggregate information does not unless you request a particular service that involves e-mail include your personal information.
  • Page 343: Children

    Service and Samsung, we guarantee that information you supply won't be our users, or others.
  • Page 344: Chat Rooms And Other Public Areas

    If at any time you regular mail to:...
  • Page 345: Changes To Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy is effective as of May 29, 2010 and authorised under this License. For the avoidance of doubt, complies with Samsung's Corporate Privacy Policy. We you have no right to use, incorporate into other products, reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time,...
  • Page 346 4. CONFIDENTIALITY Software or any part thereof, nor to decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble the binary code of the Software, 4.1 The structure, organisation and source code of the either in whole or in part, except as expressly provided in this Software are the valuable trade secrets and proprietary License.
  • Page 347 5. WARRANTY AND SUPPORT OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, CUSTOMARY OR OTHERWISE WHICH, BUT FOR SUCH EXCLUSION, WOULD OR MIGHT The Software is provided "as is" with no representation, SUBSIST IN FAVOUR OF YOU. EXCEPT AS SET OUT IN THIS guarantee or warranty of any kind as to its functionality or LICENSE YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY that it does not and will not infringe any third party rights AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE.
  • Page 348 6. 7. TERM AND TERMINATION 6.4 Disclaimer of Certain Damages. IN NO EVENT SHALL SAMSUNG BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY PARTY RELATED TO 7.1 This License shall commence upon the earlier of your YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL,...
  • Page 349 8. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION modifying any other clause or part of this License and this will not affect any other provisions of this License which will 8.1 The formation, existence, construction, performance, remain in full force and effect. validity and all aspects whatsoever of this License or of any 10.2 No failure or delay by any party to exercise any right, term of this License will be governed by the laws of the State power or remedy will operate as a waiver of it nor will any...
  • Page 350: Index

    Index Numerics Add 2 Sec Pause 60 AMBER alerts 122 Add to Favorites 111 Answering a call 57 2 Sec Pause Adjusting Answering Key Adding 56 Call volume 67 Home Key 247 2G Network Airplane Application cache and data Using 240 Mode 36 Clearing 201 3G Network 240...
  • Page 351 Shutting Down 24 Auto Reject List 246 Battery Usage 260 Storage Used 262 Auto Reject Mode 246 Battery Use & Safety 299 TeleNav GPS Navigator 204 Auto Sync App Data 97 Bigger Font Using the Camcorder 152 Automatic Answering 247 Setting 286 Using the Camera 143 Automatic Restore 279...
  • Page 352 Scan for Devices 218 Settings 214 Ending via Status Bar 55 Scanning for other Devices 236 Bubble Making a Multi-Party Call 69 Sending Contact Information 220 Options 119 Pause Dialing 60 Sending Contacts Via 220 Redialing the last number 61 Sending Namecard 103 Wait dialing 61 Calculator...
  • Page 353 Camera Options 144 Copying to SIM Card 103 Merge with Google 97 Default Storage Location 146 Creating a New 90 Merge with Samsung Account 97 Lock Screen Shortcut 268 Joining 99 Reject List 98 Taking Pictures 143 New From Keypad 92...
  • Page 354 Contacts List 53 Data Roaming 239 Device Context Menus 95 Activate/Deactivate 237 Reset 280 Navigation 44 Data Usage Device Options Using 44 Cycle 237 Screen 255 Continuous Input 85 Limiting 237 Display Cookies Date Icons 30 Emptying 213 Selecting Format 285 Settings 30 Copying Contact 103 Date and Time 285...
  • Page 355 Draft Messages 114 Message Settings 122 Severe 122 Facebook Emergency Calls 304 Easy Mode 47 Swpe Connect 78 Making 55 EDGE Network 240 Sync Calendar 107 With SIM 55 Edit Page 45 Sync Gallery 107 Without SIM 55 Email 127 Factory Data Reset 280 Emoticons 115 Changing Signature 130...
  • Page 356 Forgot Pattern? 266 Gmail 137 Google Music 163 Composing a message 138 Google Now 25 Creating an Additional Account Adjust Settings 25 Gallery Google Places Folder Options 150 Opening 137 See also Local 185 Opening 156 Other Options 138 Google Search 24 Picture-In-Picture 157 Personalize Swype 78 Google Talk 203...
  • Page 357 GSM 240 Home Screen Mode Incoming Call Gyroscope Adjusting 47 Vibration Setting 255 Calibration 42 Home screens Indicator icons 30 Customizing 45 Information Ticker 267 Homepage International Call 60 Haptic Feedback Setting New 212 International Calls Turn On/Off 259 HSPA+ 228 Making 60 Vibrate 257 Internet 209...
  • Page 358 LDAP 97 Logs 71 Memo Live Wallpaper Accessing 72 Options 189 Selecting 51 Lookout Security 185 Memory card Local 185 Low battery indicator 14 Erasing files from the 259 Location Merge Calls 69 Settings 188 Merge with Google 97 Making Location and Google Search 186 Message Emergency Calls 55...
  • Page 359 Creating and Sending Text Microsoft Exchange 91 Navigating with the Mobile Web Messages 113 Mini Diary Deleting a message 119 Deleting an entry 191 Using Bookmarks 212 Draft 114 Options 191 MobileLife Google Mail 137 Settings 191 Contacts Backup 91 Icons on the Status Bar 112 Missed Call Mono...
  • Page 360 Music 192 Editing a Playlist 172 3G Network 240 Volume 255 Making a Song a Ringtone 169 New applications Music App Options 170 Downloading 198 Adding Songs to Playlists 168 Playing Music 169 NFC (Near Field Communication) 244 Changing Library View 164 Removing Music 171 Noise Reduction 69 Changing Settings 165...
  • Page 361 Outgoing calls Sharing 147 Prepend Bluetooth Settings 247 Picture-In-Picture 157 Area Code 252 Outlook 127 Pictures Primary Shortcuts 38 Overview Sharing 148 Adding and Deleting 46 Home Screen 37 Play Books 196 Customizing 46 Owner Information 269 Play Music 197 Replacing 47 Play Store 198 Quick Access 39...
  • Page 362 Swipe 264 Restore 279 Settings 85 Screens Restrict Symbol/Numeric Mode 85 Adding and Deleting 45 Background Data 237 Samsung Mobile Products and Customizing 45 Restricting Children's Access to Your Recycling 301 Rearranging 46 Mobile device 312 Save a Number SD card...
  • Page 363 Settings 231 Insertion 10 Block Unknown Senders 123 Accessing 231 Removal 10 Browser 214 Smart Alarm 181 Manually Register a Number 123 Contact list 108 Smart Practices While Driving 298 Display 30 Snooze 181 Match Criteria 125 Enabling the GPS Satellites 263 Repeat 181 Register a Number 115 Enabling Wireless Locations 263...
  • Page 364 Standard Limited Warranty 315 System Manager 17 Third-Party Applications 261 Status Bar 30 System Tone Uninstalling 201 Streaming Movies 196 Settings 256 Time Zone Sub-Menus Selecting 285 Navigation 43 Timer T9 Trace Switching to a Bluetooth Automatic Answering 247 see Swype 85 During a call 68 Tington Tethering 242...
  • Page 365 Display 30 USB Tethering 227 Voice Command 205 Features 26 Activating 227 Using 59 Front View 27 Use GPS Satellites 186 Voice Input Recognition 278 Home 37 Use Wireless Networks 186 Voice mail Uninstalling Accessing 22 Third-party applications 201 Using Favorites Accessing from another phone 22 Unknown Numbers Adding Favorites 213...
  • Page 366 Wait dialing 61 Moving to a Different Screen 50 Launching 66 Wallpaper Settings 201 Settings 65 Assign Home 39 Stopwatch 182 Wi-Fi Direct 234 Home and Lock Screens 51 Wi-Fi Activate and Connect 235 Wallpapers About 224 On 235 Assigning from Gallery 147 Activating 64 World Clock Changing 51...

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