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  • Page 1: User Manual

    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 Samsung device. During the testing, the device is tested with the security solutions to see if the solutions work with the device as described by the third party security solution providers.
  • Page 5 © 2013 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Phone? For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:
  • Page 6 ® ACCESS and NetFront™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACCESS Co., Ltd. in Japan and other countries. ® The Bluetooth word mark, figure mark (stylized “B Design”), and combination mark (Bluetooth word mark and “B Design”) are registered trademarks and are wholly owned by the Bluetooth SIG. microSD™...
  • Page 7 Dynamic Noise Suppression from Audience Your phone is equipped with an advanced voice processing chip that delivers clear mobile calls by suppressing background noise, intermittent sounds (like a siren or nearby conversation), and echoes, allowing you to hear and be heard nearly anywhere. How Does It Work? Based on the intelligence of the human hearing system, the technology: •...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section 1: Getting Started ......6 Device Display ......23 Status Bar ......23 Understanding this User Manual .
  • Page 9 Creating and Sending Messages ..102 Using the Samsung Keyboard ... . 75 Message Options ..... 103 Using the Google Voice Typing .
  • Page 10 Downloads ......164 Section 7: Multimedia ......129 Dropbox ......164 Assigning the Default Storage Location .
  • Page 11 Display Settings ..... . 248 Samsung Apps ..... . . 199 LED Indicator .
  • Page 12 Motion Settings ..... . . 272 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ..301 Smart screen ......274 UL Certified Travel Charger .
  • Page 13: Section 1: Getting Started

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

    Special Text Text Conventions Throughout this manual, you’ll find text that is set apart from This manual provides condensed information about how to the rest. These are intended to point out important use your phone. To make this possible, the following text information, share quick methods for activating features, to conventions are used to represent often-used steps: define terms, and more.
  • Page 15: Removing The Battery Cover

    Removing the Battery Cover To remove the battery cover: 1. Hold the device firmly and locate the cover release The battery, micro SIM card and SD card are installed under latch (1). the battery cover. 2. Place your fingernail in the opening (2) and firmly Important! Before removing or replacing the battery cover, “pop”...
  • Page 16: Installing And Removing The Sim Card

    Installing and Removing the SIM card Some features on your device (such as Wi-Fi Calling) can be unlocked by using the new micro SIM card. This device uses a different type of SIM card called a “micro To use this new micro SIM card, call or contact T-Mobile SIM”.
  • Page 17: Installing The Microsd Memory Card

    To remove the micro SIM card: 2. Locate the microSD card slot on the inside of the 1. Remove the battery cover. device. 2. Carefully place your fingernail into the end of the micro 3. Orient the card with the gold strips facing down. SIM slot and push the card slightly out.
  • Page 18: Installing The Battery

    To remove the microSD Memory Card: To remove the battery: 1. Remove the battery cover. Grip the battery at the top end and lift it up and out of 2. Firmly press the card into the slot and release it. The the battery compartment.
  • Page 19: Charging The Battery

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

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

    • Use the Task Manager feature to end/shutdown background To turn the device off: applications that are still running. These minimized applications 1. Press and hold (Power/End) until the Device can, over time, cause your device to “slow down”. options screen appears. •...
  • Page 23: Restarting The Device

    Restarting the Device Note: This software collects only diagnostic data from your 1. Press and hold (Power/End) until the Device device so that T-Mobile technicians can better options screen appears. troubleshoot issues with your device. 2. Tap Restart ( Locking and Unlocking the Device 5.
  • Page 24: Voicemail

    Voicemail Accessing Your Voicemail Setting Up Your Voicemail You can access your Voicemail by either pressing and holding on the keypad, or by using the device’s Application Your device automatically transfers all unanswered calls to icon, then tapping the Voicemail application. To access Voice voicemail, even if your device is in use or turned off.
  • Page 25: Section 2: Understanding Your Device

    The following list outlines a few of the Samsung Hub™ features included in your device. • Samsung Link™ to share your media content across connected • Touch screen with virtual (on-screen) QWERTY keyboard devices. Cloud connectivity is enabled via the use of an external •...
  • Page 26 • • Full Integration of Google Mobile™ Services (Gmail, YouTube, HD Video Player 1080p Google Maps, Google Voice Search) – Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, WMV7/8, VP8, MP4/3GP – Format: 3GP (MP4), WMV (ASF), AVI, and DivX • Multiple Messaging Options: Text/Picture/Video Messaging, and •...
  • Page 27: Front View

    Front View The following illustrations show the main elements of your device. The following list correlates to the illustrations. 1. Headset jack allows you to connect a hands-free headset so you can listen to music. 2. Indicator light illuminates with a series of distinct colors and flashing patterns to indicate different notifications and statuses.
  • Page 28 3. Menu key displays a list of options available for the 8. Display shows all the information needed to operate current screen. From the Home screen it displays Add your phone, such as the connection status, received apps and widgets, Create folder, Set wallpaper, Edit signal strength, phone battery level, and time.
  • Page 29: Back View

    Back View Side Views The following illustration shows the external elements of your The following illustration shows the side elements of your Device: device: 1. microSD Card Slot (internal) allows you use a microSD card to expand the memory of your device. 2.
  • Page 30: Device Display

    Status Bar 2. Power/End key switches the phone off and on. Press and hold for two seconds to turn toggle the Silent The Status Bar shows information about the connection mode or Airplane mode states, turn the device on or status, signal strength, phone battery level, and time, and off, or Restart.
  • Page 31 Indicates there is no signal available. Displays when the microphone is muted. Icon is displayed in the Status bar area. Displays when there is no SIM card in the phone. Displays when Call forwarding is set to Always forward. Displayed in the Status bar when the current call is minimized.
  • Page 32 Displays when connected to the EDGE network. Displays when there is a new voicemail message. Displays when there is a new visual voicemail Displays when your device is communicating with message. the EDGE network. Displays in the notifications window when there is Displays when connected to the 3G network.
  • Page 33 Displays when the time and date for a Calendar Event Displays when the Hands-free mode feature is has arrived. For more information, refer to active. For more information, refer to “Hands-free “Calendar” on page 155. Mode” on page 263. Displays when an alarm is set. Displays when Bluetooth technology is active and For more information, refer to “Setting an Alarm”...
  • Page 34 “USB Tethering” on page 234. streaming media to paired device using the Displays when Wi-Fi is being used as a Mobile Samsung Link application. HotSpot feature is active and communicating. Displays when AllShare Cast Hub is active, For more information, refer to “Mobile HotSpot” on connected to your device, and communicating.
  • Page 35 Displays in the notifications window when action is Displays when the External SD card is being required within the Samsung account application. prepared for mounting to the device. This is required for communication with the External SD Displays in the notifications window when card.
  • Page 36: Home Screen

    Home Screen • Notification area displays those icons associated with end-user notifications such as: email messages, calls (missed, call in The Home screen is the starting point for using the progress), new voicemail, upcoming event, USB connection, applications on your phone. There are initially seven Emails, and Text/MMS messages.
  • Page 37 • 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 38: Home Key

    Home Key Home Screen Menu Settings The Home key ( ) takes you back to your Home screen. When on the Home screen, press to reveal the following menu options: Press and hold to launch the Recent apps/Task • Add apps and widgets allows you to quickly access the Widget manager screen.
  • Page 39: Notification Bar

    Notification Bar Clearing Notifications 1. In a single motion, touch and drag the Status bar down The Notification area indicates new message events (data to the bottom of the screen to open the Notifications sync status, new messages, calendar events, call status, etc).
  • Page 40: Customizing The Screens

    Customizing the Screens To activate the Grid view: From the Notification panel, tap (Open Grid view) You can customize the Home screens (panels) to display the to display additional functions. Widgets, Shortcuts, Folders, or Wallpapers. For example, one screen could contain the Music Player shortcut and other To minimize the Grid view: forms of media, while another screen might contain From the Notification panel, tap...
  • Page 41 Adding and Deleting Screens Rearranging the Screens 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Your phone comes with seven screens. You can delete these screens and then add them back later. Edit page. 2. Touch and hold a screen and then drag it into its new Note: These screens can be deleted and re-arranged.
  • Page 42 3. Scroll across the screens and locate your desired Note: Shared applications consist of those that have application. previously been downloaded from the Play Store. 4. Touch and hold the on-screen icon. The new shortcut then appears to hover over the current screen. 4.
  • Page 43: Adding And Removing Primary Shortcuts

    To delete a shortcut: To insert a new primary shortcut: 1. From the Home screen, touch and hold the desired 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps). shortcut. This unlocks it from its location on the current 2. Locate your desired application, then touch and hold screen.
  • Page 44: Adding And Removing Widgets

    Adding and Removing Widgets • This action doesn’t delete the Widget, it just removes it from the current screen. Widgets are self-contained applications that can be placed on any screen. Unlike shortcuts, widgets appear as To place a widget onto a different screen: applications.
  • Page 45 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 My device tab Note: Selecting animated Live wallpapers will require Display Wallpaper.
  • Page 46: Screen Navigation

    Navigating Through the Screens To change the current Lock screen wallpaper: 1. Navigate to any screen, touch and hold an empty area The following terms describe the most common hardware of the screen, and tap Set wallpaper Lock screen. and on-screen actions. –...
  • Page 47 • Swipe or slide: Quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally Note: These screens can be re-arranged in any desired order. across the screen. This allows you to move the area of focus or to For more information, refer to “Customizing the scroll through a list.
  • Page 48: Using Gestures

    Using Gestures • Double tap to top: Once enabled, double tap the top of the device to be taken to the top of the current on-screen list. By activating the various gesture features within the Motion • Tilt to zoom: Once enabled, you must be on a screen where menu (page 272), you can access a variety of time saving functions.
  • Page 49 • Sensitivity setting and tutorial: provides access to advanced gesture settings and tutorials such as: • Sensitivity settings: When any of the following features are enabled, you can then adjust their sensitivity. Palm Swipe to Choose from: Tilt to zoom, Pan to move icon, and Pan to Screen Capture browse images.
  • Page 50: Using The Multi Window

    Using the Multi Window 3. Tap the Multi window entry to activate the feature (2). The icon turns green when active. This feature allows you to run multiple applications on the current screen at the same time. Note: Although the Multi window feature is now active (as shown via the Notifications screen), the user must Note: Only applications found within the Multi window panel enable/display the Multi window list is shown only by...
  • Page 51 Repositioning the Multi Window To display the Multi window tab: 1. Press and hold the Back key ( The Multi window contains two components: tab and Apps The Multi window tab appears (by default) on the left panel. The tab can be manually moved across the screen. side of the screen.
  • Page 52: Customizing The Multi Window Apps

    Customizing the Multi Window apps 4. Tap Done once you have completed the removal process. The applications found within the Apps panel of the Multi window can be organized by either being rearranged or To restore a Multi window application: removed.
  • Page 53 Using Multi Window to run multiple apps on the In this example we will be launching both the Messaging and same screen Maps applications. 1. Launch an application. Any of the apps found within the Multi window panel can be •...
  • Page 54 To switch the arrangement of the applications: To split the current applications: 1. With the two 1. With the two applications shown in a split screen, tap App #1 Split/Maximize applications shown in a the Border bar to show the on-screen icons. split screen, tap the 2.
  • Page 55: Menu Navigation

    Menu Navigation Using Context Menus Context menus (also called pop-up menus) contain options You can tailor the device’s range of functions to fit your needs that apply to a specific item on the screen. They function using both menus and applications. Menus, sub-menus, and similarly to menu options that appear when you right click features are accessed by scrolling through the available your mouse on your desktop computer.
  • Page 56: 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 device’s memory.
  • Page 57: Ending A Call

    Ending a Call Quick Dialing a Number from the Contacts List 1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts). Briefly tap key to end the call. End call 2. Locate a contact from the list. Note: To redial a recent number, tap at the end of the call 3.
  • Page 58: Making Emergency Calls

    Making Emergency Calls Making an Emergency Call With a SIM card installed The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an emergency If you do not have a SIM card installed the first time you turn number a 1-tap process. Before you can resume normal on the phone, the Insert SIM card to make calls message calling operations, you should first exit this mode.
  • Page 59: Dialing Options

    Dialing Options Tip: You can create pauses longer than two seconds by When you enter numbers on the Keypad, you will see three entering multiple 2 second pauses. on-screen options. From the keypad screen, use one of the following options: •...
  • Page 60: Managing Reject Calls

    Managing Reject Calls If the incoming call is from a number stored in your Contacts, the entry’s name is displayed. You may also see the caller’s This feature allows you to categorize both known and phone number, if available. unknown callers as rejected contacts. These Contacts are then added to your Rejection list which can be managed for individual entries from within the Contacts list or as a whole from the Call rejection screen.
  • Page 61: International Calls

    Adding numbers to the rejection list 3. Tap Save to complete the assignment. International Calls Entries can be added to the list via either the Contacts menu or via the Auto reject list menu. The Contacts menu option 1. From the Home screen, tap and then touch and assigns all numbers for an individual as rejected.
  • Page 62: Pause Dialing

    Pause Dialing Wait Dialing You can dial or save phone numbers with pauses for use with Inserting a Wait into your dialing sequence means that the automated systems, such as voicemail or financial phone phone waits until it hears a dial tone before proceeding with numbers.
  • Page 63: Redialing The Last Number

    Redialing the Last Number Setting Up Speed Dial Entries The device stores the numbers of the calls you’ve dialed, Important! Speed dial location #1 is reserved for Voicemail. No received, or missed if the caller is identified. other number can be assigned to this slot. To recall any of these numbers: 1.
  • Page 64: Making A Call Using Speed Dial

    Changing a Speed Dial Entry Order Removing a Speed Dial Entry 1. From the Home screen, tap Keypad tab. 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting. 2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting. 3.
  • Page 65: Wi-fi Calling

    Wi-Fi Calling Activating Wi-Fi 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Wi-Fi Calling is a free feature for T-Mobile customers using Settings (Connections tab). this device with the new SIM card. Wi-Fi Calling is an excellent solution for coverage issues in and around the 2.
  • Page 66 4. If (Missing 911 Address) displays in the Status Note: With certain rate plans, minutes used while connected Bar, follow these steps to provide 911 an address for to the Wi-Fi network count against available rate plan emergency situations: minutes. •...
  • Page 67 8. Tap OK to save the setting. When Action Then 9. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab Displays on the You are connected to the T-Mobile More networks. screen status network and can make Wi-Fi calls. 10. Tap Wi-Fi Calling slider to toggle off the feature, then bar.
  • Page 68: In Call Options

    In Call Options Adjusting the Call Volume During a call, use the Volume keys on the left side of the Your phone provides a number of features that are available device, to adjust the earpiece volume. for use during a call. During a call, press the Up volume key to increase the volume level and the Down volume key to decrease the Call duration...
  • Page 69: Placing A Call On Hold

    Placing a Call on Hold Adjusting Noise Reduction During a call it may be necessary to adjust the noise You can place the current call on hold whenever you want. If reduction feature. Activating this feature can improve the your network supports this service, you can also make quality of your conversation by reducing ambient noise.
  • Page 70: Turning The Speakerphone On And Off

    Turning the Speakerphone on and off Switching to Bluetooth Headset 1. Pair the target Bluetooth headset prior to your call. While on a call, you can use your Speakerphone by following these steps: 2. While on a call, switch to the Bluetooth headset instead 1.
  • Page 71 Multi-Party calls Creating a Memo During a Call Making a Multi-Party Call During a call it may be necessary to record information (a Note). A multi-party call is a network service that multiple people to 1. Press and then tap Memo. participate in a multi-party or conference call.
  • Page 72 Important! Multiple callers can be joined to a single Note: The Manage conference call option is not available for multi-party line. Additional callers participate in a multi-party calls created while using the Wi-Fi Calling new Multiparty session and are held in conjunction feature.
  • Page 73: Logs Tab

    Logs Tab Call Waiting You can answer an incoming call while you have a call in The Logs tab is a list of the phone numbers (or Contacts progress, if this service is supported by the network and you entries) for calls you placed, accepted, or missed. The Logs have previously set the Call waiting option to Activate.
  • Page 74 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 2. Tap an entry to view available options. bar. 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 75 • Time provides the time and date of the call and its duration. • Add to reject list to add the current phone number to an automatic rejection list. Similar to a block list, the selected caller • Press (Menu) to reveal additional options: will be blocked from making an incoming calls to your phone.
  • Page 76: Call Duration

    Erasing the Call logs List Call Duration 1. From the Home screen, tap Logs tab. You can delete either an individual call log entry or all current entries from the Logs list. 2. Press and then tap Call duration. To clear a single entry from the list: 3.
  • Page 77: Section 4: Entering Text

    • Google voice typing: provides a voice to text interface. 2. Tap (Select input method) and select an available • Samsung keyboard (default): an on-screen QWERTY input method. keyboard that can be used in both portrait and landscape orientation. •...
  • Page 78: Entering Text Using Swype

    • Move your finger or stylus over the apostrophe to enter contractions. If you configure another text input method (Samsung • Double-touch on the word you want to change to correct a keyboard) you must re-enable Swype before using the Swype keyboard.
  • Page 79 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 80 Using 123ABC Mode in SWYPE In 123ABC mode, you can enter only letters and a few Recipients common punctuation marks from the on-screen keyboard. The text mode key shows Text input field 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 81 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 82: Using The Samsung Keyboard

    Using the Samsung Keyboard 2. The virtual keyboard is then assigned to the Samsung keyboard configuration for all subsequent text input. This QWERTY keyboard can be used to enter text in either a Portrait or landscape orientation. The only difference...
  • Page 83 Entering Text using Different Input Options • Settings to access the Samsung keyboard settings menu. • Keyboard alignment to detach the on-screen keyboard so that Although the default text input method with the Samsung keyboard is to use the on-screen keys you have other you can manually dock it anywhere on the current text entry options.
  • Page 84 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 85: Using The Google Voice Typing

    Using the Google Voice Typing Using Symbol/Numeric Mode Use the Symbol/Numeric Mode to add numbers, symbols, This feature uses Google voice recognition to convert your or emoticons. While in this mode, the text mode key spoken words into on-screen text. displays You can use your voice to enter text using the Google Voice 1.
  • Page 86: 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 (Select input method) Google voice typing. The virtual keyboard is then removed and all subsequent input to done via the microphone as text to speech.
  • Page 87: Section 5: Contacts

    You can create either a Device, SIM, MobileLife Settings (Accounts tab) and then navigate Contacts, Samsung account, Google, or Microsoft Exchange to the My accounts area. ActiveSync contact. – or – Important! The Google and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync...
  • Page 88 2. Tap to create a contact. • Samsung account contacts are shared with your existing Samsung account. Note: You can also add a new contact by entering a number • from the keypad and pressing...
  • Page 89 4. Tap the Name field and enter a name for this contact 8. Enter additional information such as: Email, Groups, using the displayed keypad. Ringtone, Message alert, Vibration pattern or tap Add • Tap to access additional name entries such as: Name another field to input additional category information.
  • Page 90 Mobile, Home, Work, Work Fax, Home Fax, Pager, Other, 4. Tap a destination type (Device, SIM, MobileLife Callback, or Custom. Contacts, Samsung account, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, or Google) (depending on where you want 8. Enter additional fields as desired. to save the new contact information).
  • Page 91: Finding A Contact

    Finding a Contact You can store phone numbers and their corresponding Tabs Search names onto either your SIM card, your phone’s built-in Create Contacts memory, or an external location (such as Google, Exchange, Contacts field or T-Mobile Backup). They are all physically separate but are used as a single entity, called Contacts.
  • Page 92: Editing Contact Information

    Editing Contact Information Adding a Number to an Existing Contact 1. From the Home screen, tap 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Tap a contact name from the list and tap (Edit). 2. Tap a contact name – or – from the list and tap (Edit).
  • Page 93: Deleting Contacts

    4. Enter additional information such as: Email, Groups, 4. Scroll through the available list of existing entries and Ringtone, Message alert, Vibration pattern or tap Add select the desired target. another field to input additional category information. Note: This new phone number is then added as a new number •...
  • Page 94: Contact List Options

    If several of your contacts are from other external sources, this allows you to “back them up” or copy them to your Samsung account. Tap OK to continue or Cancel to exit. • Accounts: allows you to add and manage mobile accounts on Samsung account, ChatON, Google, LDAP, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, or MobileLife Contacts.
  • Page 95: Contact Menu Options

    Contact Menu Options Contact Entry Options 1. From the Home screen, tap 1. From the Home screen, 2. Touch and hold an entry to reveal the context menu. The following options display: 2. Tap an entry to reveal the • Delete: allows you to delete the currently selected Contacts Contact entry’s Overview entry.
  • Page 96: Linking Contact Information

    Linking Contact Information 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Tap a contact name (the name you want to link to Most people now maintain multiple email accounts, social another entry) to reveal the Contact entry’s Overview networking logins, and other similar account information. For example, a Facebook account login name might differ from a Screen.
  • Page 97: Unlinking A Contact

    Unlinking a Contact Important! It is the first contact image that is displayed for 1. From the Home screen, tap both, and the first contact’s name that is used. 2. Tap a contact name (the account name from which you For example: If Amy (original entry) is joined with want to unlink an entry).
  • Page 98: Sending A Namecard

    Marking a Contact as Default Note: If there are multiple phone numbers assigned to an When you use applications such as the Voice Dialer or other entry, assigning one as the default will automatically dial messaging type applications, the application needs to know that number when the contact is selected for dialing.
  • Page 99 Sending All Current Namecards Sending a namecard using Bluetooth Rather than selecting once Contact entry at a time, you can You must create a Contact prior to sending a namecard to a send all of your current entries at once. recipient.
  • Page 100: Copying Contact Information

    Copying Contact Information Copying Contact Information to the microSD Card Copying Contact Information to the SIM Card This procedure allows you to copy entry information saved The default storage location for saving phone numbers to on the phone’s memory, onto the SIM card. your Contacts list is your phone’s built-in memory.
  • Page 101: Synchronizing Contacts

    Synchronizing Contacts Note: The process of updating your Contacts tab can take Syncing data from your managed accounts allows you to add several minutes. If after 10-20 minutes, your list has not and manage a new or existing contact from your online or been updated, repeat step 2-3.
  • Page 102: Adding More Contacts Via Accounts And Sync

    Settings (Accounts tab) then navigate to the MobileLife account. the My accounts area. • Samsung account lists those Contacts currently found and 2. Tap Add account. sync’d within the Samsung account. 3. Determine which type of account information you want •...
  • Page 103 To add Facebook content to your Contacts list: 5. If prompted, configure any requested optional permissions and tap Log in. You can now add your Facebook contact information, such as pictures, email, and phone numbers directly to your Contacts 6. If prompted, select a Contacts Sync option. Choose list.
  • Page 104: Additional Contact Options

    Additional Contact Options Contact List Settings Sending an Email to a Contact From this menu you can determine the default storage location for Contacts, display your phone’s primary number, Note: Contacts must contain and email account and address and view service numbers listed in your Contact list. before you can use the Send email feature.
  • Page 105: Groups

    Groups – Send all namecards allows you to set your Contact sharing option to all so that your entire Contacts entries are sent as a This feature allows you to add a new or existing contact to a group and not as multiple single files. If all your entries are call group.
  • Page 106: Editing A Caller Group

    Removing an Entry From a Caller Group 8. From the available list of contacts, tap the contact(s) you want to add. A check mark displays next to contact 1. From the Home screen, tap entry. Then tap Done. 2. Tap a group entry. –...
  • Page 107: The Favorites Tab

    The Favorites Tab Deleting a Caller Group 1. From the Home screen, tap The Favorites tab is a list of the phone numbers that have 2. Press and then tap Delete groups. been designated as favorite contacts. For more information, refer to “Logs Tab”...
  • Page 108: Section 6: Messages

    Section 6: Messages This section describes how to send or receive different types Important! During the creation of a text message, adding an of messages. It also explains the features and functionality image, sound file, or video clip automatically associated with messaging. changes it from a text message (SMS) to a Types of Messages multimedia message (MMS).
  • Page 109: Creating And Sending Messages

    Creating and Sending Messages 4. Add more recipients by tapping either the Enter recipient field or and selecting recipients. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) 5. Tap the Enter message field and use the on-screen (Compose). keypad to enter a message. For more information, refer 2.
  • Page 110: Message Options

    Quick Messaging a Number from the Contacts • Delete threads: allows you to delete any message thread. List Select the messages to delete and a green checkmark will appear next to the message. Tap Delete. For more information, 1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
  • Page 111 Options while composing a message 3. From the Messaging screen list, touch and hold an on-screen message and select an option: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) • Delete: deletes the entire message and its bubbles. Deleting a 2. From within an open message, press to display single message threadFor more information, refer to additional messaging options:...
  • Page 112 • • Duration (5 sec) (only in MMS): allows you to change the Video: allows you to choose an existing video from the Videos list, duration of the image slideshow. then add it to your message. • • Layout (bottom) (only in MMS): allows you to change the Record video: allows you to temporarily exit the message, layout.
  • Page 113: Viewing Newly Received Messages

    Viewing Newly Received Messages Adding Additional Text You can copy text such as names, phone numbers, and When you receive a message, your phone notifies you by events from your Contacts, Calendar, or a Memo. displaying within the Notification area at the top left of 1.
  • Page 114: Message Threads

    Message Threads 3. Compose your reply. Your texts are colored Blue and your caller’s replies are Sent and received text and Current Recipient My Text Yellow. picture messages are grouped into message 4. Tap (Send) to deliver your reply. threads. Threaded messages –...
  • Page 115: 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 Messaging screen, touch and hold a message • Delete: deletes the currently selected message bubble from from the Messages list, then select Delete.
  • Page 116: Message Search

    Deleting a single message bubble Message Search 1. From the Messaging screen, open a message to reveal You can search through your messages by using the the message string. Message Search feature. 2. Touch and hold a message bubble, then select Delete. 1.
  • Page 117 • Multimedia message limit: allows you to set a limit on how • Roaming auto retrieve: allows the message system to many multimedia messages are allowed in one conversation. automatically retrieve while roaming. Text message (SMS) settings • Creation mode: allows you to select the creation mode: Free, •...
  • Page 118: Notification Settings

    Push message settings Emergency message settings • Push messages: allows you to receive push messages from • Emergency alerts: allows you to configure emergency alert the network. settings. You can enable/disable those alert categories you wish to receive. Choose from: Imminent extreme alert, •...
  • Page 119 • Block unknown senders: when active, automatically blocks There are three types of Emergency Alerts: • Alerts issued by the President incoming messages from unknown sources or blocked numbers. Emergency Alert Configuration • Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life •...
  • Page 120: Assigning Messages As Spam

    Assigning Messages as Spam 4. Tap the Number field to manually enter phone number. – or – You can now assign either a phone number as spam or use a key term or phrase. Any message assigned as spam is to select from either your existing Logs or automatically placed with your Spam messages folder.
  • Page 121: Accessing Your Spam Folder

    Accessing Your Spam Folder 3. Tap Add to spam phrases (Add). • This function allows you to assign a specific text phrase as Any message assigned as spam is automatically placed with belonging to a spam message. Ex: Dear friend. your Spam messages folder.
  • Page 122: Using Email

    • To create your own text template: IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) - This protocol is 1. From the Home screen, tap frequently used in large networks and commercial settings. IMAP4 is the current standard. 2. From the Messaging list, press and then tap •...
  • Page 123 Creating an Internet Email Account 3. Tap Show password to display the password as you enter it in the associated field. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) • Tap Manual setup to configure your connection settings (Email). manually (POP3 or IMAP). Follow the on-screen prompts and 2.
  • Page 124: Composing Email

    Refreshing Email messages 6. At the Set up email screen, name the account and enter a screen name to identify yourself on this account. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Email). • The unique account name is used to differentiate this account 2.
  • Page 125: Configuring Email Settings

    Configuring Email Settings 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 account. Attach (from the top of the screen) and make a 3.
  • Page 126 • Rules for filtering: allows you to create and manage filters for • Password: allows you to update your password to match the emails. Filter parameters include: Filter name, Subject includes, one on the email server. or From. • Email notifications: Activates the email notification icon to –...
  • Page 127 5. Tap the More settings field to access additional options: • Auto resend times: enables the device to resend an outgoing • Account name: displays your uniquely created account display email a specified number of times if delivery fails. name. •...
  • Page 128: Microsoft Exchange Email (outlook)

    Microsoft Exchange Email (Outlook) 4. Tap Send email from this account by default, to make this your default email account for outbound emails. Your phone also provides access to your company’s Outlook Exchange server. If your company uses either Microsoft Note: If selected, the Manual setup button changes to read Exchange Server 2003 or 2007, you can use this email Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.
  • Page 129 Important! Remember to manually place the cursor in the Important! If your Exchange server requires this feature, correct spot and enter a Domain name before the leaving this field unchecked can prevent “[Domain]\[user name]” entry. Most servers only connection. provide a username. 9.
  • Page 130 Refreshing Exchange Email 14. If prompted, read the Activate device administrator? screen and tap Activate to complete the email setup 1. From the Home screen, tap (Email). process. 2. Select an email account. • If you are already in an email account, tap the account name Note: This process can take a few minutes.
  • Page 131 Configuring Microsoft Exchange Email Settings • Priority senders: allows you to assign Contacts as priority senders, set as the default folder, assign email notifications, 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap ringtones, and vibration patterns for emails from these senders. Settings (Accounts tab) and then navigate to the My accounts area.
  • Page 132 • Signature: lets you both attach a customized signature and • Vibrate: activates a vibration when a new email message is include a handwritten signature to the bottom of all outgoing received. emails. 5. Tap the More settings field to access additional options: –...
  • Page 133 • Period to sync Calendar assigns a period for your phone to • Sync Task synchronizes your exchange tasks entries between sync calendar events. Choose from: 2 weeks, 1 month, your device and the remote exchange server. 3 months, 6 months, or All calendar. •...
  • Page 134: Using Google Mail

    Using Google Mail Refreshing Gmail Mail Google Mail (Gmail) is Google’s web-based email. When you From within the Gmail message list, press first setup the phone, Gmail is configured. Depending on the tap Refresh at the bottom of the screen to refresh the synchronization settings, Gmail is automatically synchronized screen, send and receive new emails, and synchronize with your Gmail account.
  • Page 135 6. Tap the Compose email field and begin composing your message. 7. Once complete tap (Send). Viewing a Gmail Message From the Gmail Inbox, tap a message to view the following options located at the bottom of the screen: • Archive : archives the selected Email.
  • Page 136: Section 7: Multimedia

    This section explains how to use the multimedia features of Location your device, including the Camera/Camcorder, Music Player, Samsung Link, and how to manage your photos, images and sounds. Important! Too many users can overlook this storage location You can take photographs and shoot video by using the until something goes wrong.
  • Page 137: Using The Camera

    Using the Camera 5. Press (Camera) until the shutter sounds. (The Taking Photos picture is automatically stored within your designated storage location (page 129). If no microSD is installed, Taking pictures with your device’s built-in camera is as all pictures are stored on the Device.) For more simple as choosing a subject, pointing the camera, then information, refer to “Camera Options”...
  • Page 138: Camera Options

    Camera Options Shooting mode (continued): Options are represented by icons across both sides of the • Best face: takes a series of photographs screen. simultaneously, then allows you to cycle through The following shortcuts are available for the camera: the available thumbnails and choose the best photo showing the subject’s best face.
  • Page 139 Shooting mode (continued): Share shot - Share with: lists the current participants sharing images with you via an active Share shot • HDR: takes pictures in HDR (High Dynamic session. Range) mode to increase image detail. • Buddy photo share: uses face recognition from Share shot - Shooting mode: denotes the current pictures in your contacts to send your friends or shooting mode is set to the Share Shot mode.
  • Page 140 Settings (continued): Settings (continued): Shooting mode: allows you to set the shooting mode. Timer: allows you to set a timer for how long to wait For more information, see Shooting mode before taking a picture. Options include: Off, 2 sec, description.
  • Page 141 Settings (continued): Settings (continued): Auto contrast: provides a clear image even under Storage: allows you to configure the default storage backlight circumstances where intensity of location for images or videos as either Device or illumination can vary excessively. Memory card (if inserted). Guidelines: allows you to turn the guidelines On or Off.
  • Page 142 Copy to clipboard allows you to copy one or more pictures to a • Change player : allows you to select a different different folder. AllShare/Samsung Link device from your available list. – Print: allows you to print the current image on a compatible Samsung printer.
  • Page 143 Video viewing options – Buddy photo share: allows you to share the current image with active ChatON buddies. Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in – Rotate left: allows you to rotate the view of the current image in addition to the picture, tap anywhere on the screen to a counterclockwise direction.
  • Page 144: Using The Camcorder

    Using the Camcorder Note: Use either the Up and Down volume keys or spread/ In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a pinch the screen to zoom in or out. For more camcorder that also allows you to record, view, and send information, refer to “Navigating Through the Screens”...
  • Page 145: Camcorder Options

    9. Once the file has been saved, tap the image viewer, Effects: allows you to change the color tone or apply then tap (Play) to playback your video for review. special effects to the video. Options include: No effect, 10. Press to return to the viewer.
  • Page 146 Settings (continued): Settings (continued): Recording mode: allows you to set the recording White balance: allows you to set this option to one of mode to: the following choices: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, or Fluorescent. • Normal: is limited only by available space on the destination location.
  • Page 147 Image viewer: allows you to access the Image Connection Status/Storage location: indicates the viewer and the various viewing options for a device is connected to an adapter and the current selected video. Image viewer options are storage location for videos (Device or Memory card) described in the following section.
  • Page 148: Sharing Pictures

    Sharing Pictures • S Beam Transfer uses the NFC (near Field Communication) feature found on your device to transmit large files directly to Pictures are the best way of remembering the moment, but another compatible device by direct touch. an even better treat is to share them with others. This method of image transfer requires NFC and S Beam to be Two new features allow you to either instantly share a series enabled prior to use.
  • Page 149 Enabling Share Shot 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the right to turn it on. The slider color indicates the Share shot is a Wi-Fi Direct group sharing feature where activation status. multiple users can Wi-Fi connect their devices and then all share each others pictures in real-time.
  • Page 150 7. Each partner (including yourself) must then tap Accept To take share shot images: to consent to the new Wi-Fi Direct pairing. 1. Press (Camera key) until the shutter sounds. 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) To enable Share shot on Camera: (Gallery) to locate your newly shot images located in 1.
  • Page 151: Using S Beam To Share Pictures

    Using S Beam to Share Pictures 7. Place the two active NFC-enabled devices back to back to begin. This feature (when activated via NFC) allows you to beam large files directly to another compatible device that is in Note: If the Touch to beam screen does not appear on the direct contact.
  • Page 152 Camera Gallery Options To share multiple pictures via S Beam: 1. On the source device (containing the desired image or The Gallery is where you can access the Gallery of stored video), tap (Apps) (Gallery). camera images. 2. Locate the selected folder. 1.
  • Page 153 Wi-Fi. Taking a Screen Shot Also known as a screen capture, this feature allows you to 1. Launch Samsung Link on the target device (such as an mimic the print screen function on most computers. Internet TV, Samsung Tablet, etc..).
  • Page 154 Assigning an Image as a Contact Photo Assigning an Image as a Wallpaper 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Gallery). (Gallery). 2. Select a folder location and tap a file to open it. 2.
  • Page 155: Photo Editor

    Photo Editor 7. If prompted, log into Samsung Account by either tapping Create new account or Sign in using your Note: The Photo Editor is not load loaded on your device and existing Samsung account information. Follow the must be downloaded via the Samsung Apps.
  • Page 156: Allshare Cast Hub

    Gallery Options” on page 145. Note: There is no need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network or to be logged into your Samsung Account to use this Note: If you stored your files in folders (directories) on the feature.
  • Page 157 Connecting AllShare Cast Hub Blue - Solid Indicates the AllShare Cast Hub is To connect your AllShare Cast Hub hardware: ready to be connected with a new device. Screen Mirroring This feature functions with an (with Hub external AllShareCast Hub to fully 2.
  • Page 158: Section 8: Connections

    Note: If you are a Windows XP user, ensure that you have Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher installed on your computer. Also, ensure that you have Samsung Kies 2.0 or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on your...
  • Page 159: Section 9: Applications And Development

    Section 9: 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 device.
  • Page 160 Accessing Recently-Used Apps • Create folder: allows you to create an application folder where you can better organize and group desired apps. 1. Press and hold from any screen to open the • Uninstall: allows you to uninstall a user-downloaded recently-used applications window.
  • Page 161: Amazon

    Shutting Down an Currently Active Application – RAM, which displays the amount of current RAM (Random Access Memory) currently being used and allow you to Clear Press and hold (Home) and then tap Memory. (End all) – Clear defaults allows you to clear the current default –...
  • Page 162: Calculator

    Calculator Calendar Using this feature allows you to use your device as a With this feature, you can consult the calendar by day, week, calculator. The calculator provides the basic arithmetic or month, create events, and set an alarm to act as a functions;...
  • Page 163: Creating A Calendar Event

    Creating a Calendar Event 2. Tap (Create event) to create a new Calendar event. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) – or – (Calendar). Tap Today to display the current date indicated by a 2. Within the Year, Month, Week, and Day tabs, tap blue box, then press and select one of the (Create event).
  • Page 164: Camera

    Camera 6. Tap Lock time zone (to lock event time based on your current user-selected time zone). Select a time zone Use your 8.0 megapixel camera feature to produce photos in a from within the Select time zone field. JPEG format. The Camcorder shoots High Definition video in an 7.
  • Page 165: Chaton

    ChatON Registering with the Service 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung Provides a global mobile communication service where you account. can chat with more than 2 buddies via a group chat, In this service you can send pictures, videos, animation messages...
  • Page 166 • Search by ID: to search by using a known Samsung account Note: If you opt to receive the verification code via SMS, this information is sent directly to your device. Once received 2. Select a country code if it differs from yours.
  • Page 167: Clock

    Clock Using ChatON for Chatting 1. From the ChatON application screen, tap the Buddies Here you can set an Alarm, configure and view the World tab. clock, use a Stopwatch, set a Timer, or use a Desk Clock. The applications display in a tabular format and quickly 2.
  • Page 168 6. Tap the Alarm tone field and either select an available 10. Move the Smart alarm slider to the right to activate this tone or select Add to use locate a sound to use as an feature which slowly increases screen brightness and alarm ringtone.
  • Page 169: World Clock

    Turning Off an Alarm To assign DST settings: 1. Locate a desired city from the World clock list. To stop an alarm when it sounds, touch and slide 2. Touch and hold a city and select DST settings. to any direction. Setting the Snooze Feature 3.
  • Page 170: Setting A Timer

    Setting a Timer 2. To make changes, press and then tap Settings. The following options are displayed while in full-screen 1. From within the Clock application, tap Timer tab. mode: 2. Tap the Hours, Minutes, or Seconds field and use the •...
  • Page 171: Contacts

    Dropbox • Settings: provides access to the Desk clock settings menu from where you can alter the following: Hide status bar, Works to provide access to your desktop files directly from Wallpaper, Calendar, Weather, and Dock. your device. This applications allows you to bring your files •...
  • Page 172: Manually Uploading A Picture To Dropbox

    Important! The computer application must be installed on the Caution! Enabling this feature can incur data charges computer containing the desired files. This (depending on your plan) if the Wi-Fi or data plan is computer must have an active Internet connection. selected.
  • Page 173: Email

    Email G+ Photos Email enables you to review and create email using most This application provides a shortcut to the Photos tab inside email services. The device alerts you when you receive an the Google+ app. email message. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (G+ Photos).
  • Page 174: Gmail

    Gmail Signing into Your Google Account 1. Launch an application that requires a Google account Google Mail (Gmail) is a web-based email service. Gmail is (such as Play Store or Gmail). configured when you first set up your device. Depending on your synchronization settings, Gmail can automatically 2.
  • Page 175: Google

    Google To initially set up Google Now: 1. Press and hold (Home) and then tap ® Use Google Search to search the Web. Google Now (a part (Google Now). of the Google application) recognizes a user’s repeated – or – actions performed on the device (including access of common locations, repeated calendar appointments, search From the Home screen, tap...
  • Page 176: Google Settings

    1. Sign on to your Google account. For more information, applications, this menu provides a quick and ready access refer to “Creating a Samsung Account” on page 276. point to configure preferences for Google+, Maps & Latitude, 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) Location, etc..
  • Page 177: Group Play

    Note: Group Play is not the same as Screen mirroring which The creator of the group is the leader and it the source of the requires a connection to a Wi-Fi capable Samsung TV or shared file. All other joined members can then interact with via the use of the AllShare Cast Hub.
  • Page 178: Hangouts

    Hangouts 7. Have your friends sign onto Group Play from their devices (see below) and they can view your media Previously known as Google Talk™, is an updated place to using you as a Mobile AP. hangout, share photos, and even video calls. This is a free Joining a group web-based application for instant messaging offered by Google.
  • Page 179: Help

    Help Navigating with the Browser 1. Tap an entry to select an item. Provides access to built-in Help information. 2. Sweep the screen with your finger in an up or down 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) motion to scroll through a website. (Help).
  • Page 180: Entering A Url

    4. Adjust the Font size or tap (Share via). • Print: provides print access on compatible Samsung printers. • Share via: allows you to share the picture via Add to Dropbox, • Settings: allows you to change the way you view your web Bluetooth, ChatON, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, pages by changing these options.
  • Page 181: Search The Internet

    Search the Internet To delete an existing window: 1. From your browser window, tap (Windows). To perform an Internet search using keywords: 2. Scroll across the available windows and locate your 1. From within the Google search application, tap the target window.
  • Page 182: Using Bookmarks

    To exit from the incognito window: • Create folder: creates a new folder in which to store new 1. From your browser window, tap (Windows). bookmarks. 2. Scroll across the available windows and locate the • Change order: rearranges the current bookmarks. incognito window.
  • Page 183: Adding Bookmarks

    Deleting Bookmarks • Delete bookmark: allows you to delete a bookmark. For more information, refer to “Deleting Bookmarks” on page 176. 1. From the Bookmarks page, touch and hold the • Set as homepage: sets the bookmark to your new homepage. bookmark you want to delete.
  • Page 184: 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 185 • 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 186 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 187: Knox

    KNOX at the street level. Samsung KNOX is a comprehensive enterprise mobile Important! Before using Google Maps you must have an active solution for use with both work and play. With the increasing data (3G/4G) or Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 188: Opening Maps

    Enabling a Location source To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the following conditions: Before you use Google Maps and find your location or search • inside a building or between buildings for places of interest, you must enable a location source. To •...
  • Page 189: Messaging

    Messaging More Services This application allows you to use the Short Message Service Provides access to additional Samsung Apps and services. (SMS) to send and receive short text messages to and from Works in conjunction with the Samsung Apps feature.
  • Page 190 Assign the current song as a Favorite. • Play via Group Play: allows you to share music with others via the Group Play application. All users must be connected to the Streams the current music file to another device same Wi-Fi. via Samsung Link.
  • Page 191: Music Settings

    • Add to playlist: allows you to add the current music file to a • Music menu: this menu allows you to select which categories selected playlist. you want to display. Choices are: Albums, Artists, Genres, Music square, Folders, Composers, Years, Most played, •...
  • Page 192: Using Playlists

    Using Playlists 4. Tap a music file, or tap Select all to add all the music tracks to this playlist then tap Done. Playlists are used to assign music files into groups for Removing Music from a Playlist playback. These Playlists can be created using the Music player on this device, or using a third-party application (such 1.
  • Page 193: Transferring Music Files

    Transferring Music Files My Files Music files can be downloaded to the phone using one of two This application allows you to manage your sounds, images, methods: videos, Bluetooth files, Android files, and other memory card data in one convenient location. This application allows you 1.
  • Page 194 Opening and Navigating within Files To navigate: 1. Tap All files Device storage/SD memory card to see DCIM is the default location for pictures or video taken by the the contents of either device or your internal SD card. device. These files are actually stored in the DCIM folder location.
  • Page 195: Paper Artist

    Play Books • Ringtones: this folder contains any ringtones you have purchased. Formerly known as Google Books, this application allows you to read over 3 million ebooks on the go. Note: Different folders may appear depending on how your Build your ebooks library in the cloud with Play Books: jump phone is configured.
  • Page 196: Play Games

    Accept. done so. For more information, refer to “Creating a 3. Select from an available on-screen option. Samsung Account” on page 276. 3. Tap Read Now to review available material. 4. Tap My Library to view material you have purchased.
  • Page 197: Play Movies & Tv

    Play Movies & TV 7. Tap Shop to purchase or rent material. Play Music This application allows you to connect to the Play Store, download a movie and then watch it instantly. Also known as Google Music, allows you to browse, shop, Choose from thousands of movies, including new releases and and playback songs purchased from the Play Store.
  • Page 198: Tab Options

    3. Follow the on-screen log in screens. • ALBUMS: Add to queue, Keep on device, Add to playlist, or Go to artist. 4. Return to the Library screen from most other screens in the Music application by tapping the Music •...
  • Page 199 Displaying the Now Playing Screen To make your online music available offline on your device: 1. From within the Play Music application, change your If you navigate away from the Now playing screen, to return library view to Albums, Artists, or playlists. to the Now playing screen from other Music screens: 2.
  • Page 200: 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 201 7. On the main Play Store screen, press and then Important! If the selected application requires access to data tap My apps, tap an installed application in the list, and or control of a function on your device, the Play then tap OPEN.
  • Page 202: Launching An Installed Google Application

    Launching an Installed Google Manage applications Application This feature allows you to manage and remove installed applications. You can also view the amount of memory or 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps). resources used as well as the remaining memory and 2.
  • Page 203: S Memo

    S Memo Toolbar The S Memo application allows you to create memos using Add Title Secondary the keypad, your finger, or both. You can add images, voice Toolbar recordings, and text all in one place. Writing Show/Hide Creating a New Memo Secondary Modes Toolbar...
  • Page 204 • Share via: allows you to share your memo (Image file (.jpg), Displays the keypad to you can add text. PDF file (.pdf) or Text), via Group Play, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, ChatON, Add to Dropbox, Flipboard, Hangouts, Picasa, Paper Eraser tool allows you to erase marks and drawings. Artist, Google+, Messaging, Gmail, or Email.
  • Page 205: S Suggest

    This is a natural language Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be recognition application. logged in to your Samsung account application. For This goes beyond the Google Search Voice Actions feature more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung that simply recognizes Google commands and search terms.
  • Page 206: Samsung Apps

    Hi Galaxy. Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be Note: The wake-up command/phrase can be changed from logged in to your Samsung account application. For “Hi Galaxy” to anything else. more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung Account”...
  • Page 207: Samsung Hub

    3. When prompted to connect via mobile networks, select rent content via Samsung Hub. either Cancel or Connect. 4. If notified your Samsung account is not yet active or Note: Samsung Hub usage is based on service availability. verified, tap OK. You must be signed in to your Samsung account to use the application’s various...
  • Page 208 Using Samsung Hub • GAMES: displays featured Game content available from the Game store. This page also allows you to search for new 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) content, or navigate directly to the Game store page by clicking (Samsung Hub).
  • Page 209 • Media Content that is purchased and downloaded may be viewed Media Content has been buffered. concurrently on up to five (5) devices with Samsung Hub (or “the • service”) that are also registered to the same account. You must finish watching Media Content within the time limit set •...
  • Page 210: Samsung Link

    Samsung Link Group Play A subset feature of Samsung Link, this allows you to mirror photos and This application wirelessly synchronizes your Samsung multimedia presentations with other mobile phone with your TV, streams content and even keeps members of your current Wi-Fi tabs on who calls or sends text messages with real-time, group.
  • Page 211 Wi-Fi, Items to share, source server address, and Samsung Hub. external device acceptance rights. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung (Samsung Link). account. 2. Press and then tap Settings and configure the 2.
  • Page 212: Setting Up Web Storage

    • Password lock: allows you to restrict access to Samsung Link 2. Tap Add storage and choose from: by requiring a user enter the currently active and associated SugarSync, Dropbox, or SkyDrive. Samsung account password. Move the slider to the on position –...
  • Page 213 Notification area at the top of the device (Samsung Link). to indicate you are using your device as the media Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before source. you can use this feature.
  • Page 214: Settings

    Settings T-Mobile My Account This icon navigates to the sound and phone settings for your This application provides you online access to account phone. It includes such settings as: display, security, information such as your current activity, billing information, memory, and any extra settings associated with your phone. service plans, downloads, and other information.
  • Page 215: T-mobile Name Id

    T-Mobile TV • Notifications provides about both your current plan, other available plans and other related services. T-Mobile TV is an application that allows you to get live TV • [promotional] provides promotional information. and Video on Demand. T-Mobile Name ID 1.
  • Page 216: Video

    Video 4. Tap Start Trial to begin a free 30-day trial of the Using Video service. – or – The Video application plays video files stored on the SD card. Tap OK to keep viewing the free content or Purchase This device is able to playback DivX videos.
  • Page 217: Locating Your Vod Registration Number

    Using Picture-In-Picture 4. As playback is initiated, locate and tap (Picture-in-Picture) from the bottom-right of the This feature can be used during playback of supported video playback screen. Your current video is then sent to types via either the Gallery, Play Videos, or Video player. foreground of any new page and most application Note: Some applications might not allow this video to remain screens.
  • Page 218: Visual Voicemail

    Visual Voicemail To check Visual Voicemail messages: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people who (Visual Voicemail). left a voicemail message, and listen to the any message they want without being limited to chronological order. 2.
  • Page 219 – 5. Tap (Stop) to stop recording. The file Recording quality: allows you to set the recording quality to automatically saves to the Voice list. High or Normal. – Limit for multimedia messages: allows you to select On or – or – Off.
  • Page 220: Voice Search

    Voice Search YouTube Launches the Google Now application that is used for voice YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can to text Internet searching. upload and share videos, and view them in MPEG-4 format. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Applications) 1.
  • Page 221 – Uploads specifies network preferences for uploads. • Preloading – – Content localization allows you to prioritize channels and Preload subscriptions allows you to preload (or go get videos videos from a specific country or region. while on Wi-Fi and charging) your subscription videos. –...
  • Page 222 To watch a high quality video: Press and then tap Settings General High quality on mobile.
  • Page 223: Section 10: Changing Your Settings

    Section 10: Changing Your Settings This section explains the sound and phone settings for your device. It includes such settings as: display, security, Connections: memory, and any extra settings associated with your device. This tab allows you to see all of settings related Accessing Settings to the connection of your device to external sources.
  • Page 224: Wi-fi Settings

    Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term used for certain modify your accounts (ex: MobileLife Contacts, types of Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN). Wi-Fi Samsung account, Email, etc.), and access Backup communication requires access to an existing and accessible and reset features.
  • Page 225 Wi-Fi Status Indicators 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the right to turn it on . The device scans for The following icons indicate the Wi-Fi connection status: available in-range wireless networks and displays Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and them under Wi-Fi networks on the same screen.
  • Page 226 Manually Adding a Wi-Fi Network Deactivating Wi-Fi 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Wi-Fi Add Wi-Fi network. Settings Connections tab. 2. Enter the Network SSID (the name of your Wireless 2.
  • Page 227 Wi-Fi Advanced Settings Network Notification The Wi-Fi settings - Advanced menu allows you to set up By default, when Wi-Fi is on, you receive notifications in the many of the device’s Wi-Fi services, including: Status bar anytime your phone detects an available Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 228 Wi-Fi During Sleep Allow scanning By default, when your device enter a sleep mode, your Wi-Fi Allows the Google location service and other apps to scan for connection stays on all the time. If the feature is Never networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off. enabled during sleep that current data usage is taken over by 1.
  • Page 229 Install certificates WPS Push Button 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab The WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) feature (sometimes Wi-Fi. associated with a physical or on-screen button on most WAPs) allows you to pair your device and WAP without the 2.
  • Page 230 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 231: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings 4. Tap Scan and select the single device name to begin the connection process to another Wi-Fi Direct In this menu you can activate Bluetooth, view or assign a compatible device. device name, activate your phone so other Bluetooth devices –...
  • Page 232: Bluetooth Status Indicators

    Bluetooth Settings To turn Bluetooth off: 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap The Bluetooth settings menu allows you to set up many of Settings. the characteristics of your device’s Bluetooth service, including: 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Bluetooth slider •...
  • Page 233 Activating Visibility Scanning for Devices 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab This option allows you to scan for active Bluetooth devices so Bluetooth. you can pair with them. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab 2.
  • Page 234: 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 235 Configuring Bluetooth Device Settings Disconnecting a Paired Bluetooth Device Some connected Bluetooth devices are capable of more than Disconnecting a paired device breaks the connection just functioning as a headphone, but also have built in between the device and your phone, but retains the microphones for picking up voice.
  • Page 236: Data Usage

    Sending Contacts via Bluetooth Data Usage Depending on your paired devices’ settings and capabilities, Monitor and mange your device’s data usage capabilities. you may be able to send pictures, Contact information, or Features include activation/deactivation or network data other items using a Bluetooth connection. usage, set mobile data usage for a set period of time, and view application data usage.
  • Page 237: More Networks

    4. Touch and drag the far right ends of the Red or Orange • Mobile hotspots allows you to select available Wi-Fi networks horizontal lines to manually adjust both the Warning that can service as mobile hotspots. Place a check mark on and Maximum data limits.
  • Page 238: Mobile Networks

    Data Roaming 2. Tap Airplane mode. A check mark displayed next to the feature indicates Airplane mode is active. Data roaming allows you to connect to your service The Airplane mode icon is displayed at the top of provider’s partner networks and access data services when you are out of your service providers area of coverage.
  • Page 239: Network Mode

    Network mode Using the WCDMA - 3G Only Network This option uses a 3G connection only. You can configure your device to either automatically select the WCDMA/GSM (auto connect) [by default]), WCDMA only, 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab or GSM only.
  • Page 240 Network Operators Default Setup Options Using this feature you can view the current network Your device 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 241: Tethering And Mobile Hotspot

    USB connection between your phone If additional software or USB drivers are required, and computer. A wireless version of this same functionality navigate to: would be the Mobile AP feature. downloads. Note: You can not mount your device’s microSD card to your To connect using USB Tethering: computer while using the USB tethering feature.
  • Page 242 4. Read the on-screen notification regarding data use and Note: You must have a tethering plan on your account in order tap OK. to use the Mobile HotSpot. To disconnect tethering: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) To activate the Mobile HotSpot service: (Mobile HotSpot).
  • Page 243 7. Enter a new password then write it down. • You can change the name by tapping Configure Network – Additional options include Show password and Show advanced SSID and changing the entry. options. 3. Select this HotSpot and follow your on-screen 8.
  • Page 244: Vpn Settings

    VPN settings To manage connected devices: This feature allows you to provide MAC filtering on your The VPN settings menu allows you to set up and manage device. This is similar to a “VIP list” where only device on the Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
  • Page 245: Delete A Vpn

    Delete a VPN 4. In the form that appears, fill in the information provided by your network administrator. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab 5. Tap Save. More networks VPN. 2. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to delete. Note: Similar setup process can be used for all available VPN 3.
  • Page 246: Near Field Communication

    Wi-Fi Calling Settings Near Field Communication This feature is used to read and exchange tags. When used Important! A compatible 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 247: 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 248: Screen Mirroring

    9. Tap Upload from other devices, then select the actions Note: This feature allows a connection between your device you’ll take when you upload content from other and the optional AllShare Cast Hub, via a shared Wi-Fi devices. Choose from either Always accept, Always Direct connection.
  • Page 249: Lock Screen

    Lock Screen • None: No pattern, PIN, or password is required. The screen will never lock. This menu contains features that allows you to configure the Using Swipe device’s security parameters. Screen Unlock Pattern Overview This feature is the least secure locking method and only requires that a user swipe the screen to unlock the device.
  • Page 250 Face unlock options • Help text shows help information on the Lock screen. • Wake up in lock screen requires that you say a command to Once Face unlock is enabled, additional options are available: wake-up your phone. • Lock screen widgets allows you to lock the widgets that are •...
  • Page 251 Using Face and Voice Unlock Setting an Unlock Pattern This feature used facial recognition to unlock your phone. Creating a screen unlock pattern increases security on the This feature is less secure than PIN, Pattern, and Password phone. When you enable the User visible pattern field, you locks and can be bypassed by someone else who looks will draw an unlock pattern on the screen whenever you similar to you.
  • Page 252 Deleting the Screen Lock Pattern 4. When you have connected at least four dots in a vertical, horizontal or diagonal direction, lift your finger 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab from the screen and tap Continue. Lock screen.
  • Page 253: What If I Forget My Pattern

    What If I Forget my Pattern? To unlock your device using your Google account: 1. Tap Forgot pattern? (located at the bottom of the If you forget your device's lock pattern, you can unlock your screen). device or reset it using your Google™ Account credentials. When you enter the wrong unlock pattern too many times, 2.
  • Page 254 PIN Lock and Unlock Customizing Your Lock Screen Shortcuts 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Your device also provides up to 4 application shortcuts that can be used to quickly access an application right from the Lock screen.
  • Page 255: Display Settings

    • Multi window: tap this option to enable/disable the automatic are: Default font, Choco cooky, Cool jazz, Rosemary, Multi window feature. Samsung Sans or Get fonts online. Tap Get fonts online to • Page buddy: allows context related pages to be created on the download additional fonts.
  • Page 256: Led Indicator

    Assigning a Wallpaper • Show battery percentage: to activate/deactivate the display of battery charge percentage atop the battery icon at the top of The Wallpaper settings option allows you to set the Wallpaper the screen. for your Home screen, Lock screen, or both. •...
  • Page 257: Sound Settings

    Adjusting the Volume Settings • Notifications: LED lights up when you have missed calls, messages, or application events. The Volume menu now provides access to various volume • Voice recording: LED lights up when you are recording voice. settings within one on-screen popup menu. The LED only lights up when the screen is off.
  • Page 258 Setup the Ringtones Setting a Default Notification Ringtone This option allows you to set the ringtone. This option allows you to set the ringtone that will sound for notifications and alarms. 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab 1.
  • Page 259: Samsung Keyboard

    These options are used when you use the dialing pad, make downloadable apps. a screen selection, lock your screen, or tap the screen. Each Samsung Keyboard time you press a key or make a selection the selected tone sounds. These options are used when you use the on-screen keypad.
  • Page 260: Home Screen Mode

    Home Screen Mode Call Settings 1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). This application allows you to set your display to the conventional layout of Standard mode or provide an easier 2. Press and then tap Call settings. user experience for the first-time smartphone users using –...
  • Page 261 – • Answering/ending calls: allows you to manage the settings Automatic answering configures the device to automatically for answering and ending calls. answer and incoming call when a headset is detected. – – The home key answers calls allows you to press Automatic answering timer configures the time delay before to answer the phone.
  • Page 262: Call Rejection

    Call rejection • Personalize call sound: allows you to enable the personalize call sound function within an active call. You can adjust the 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Call rejection audio by enabling selecting an audio preset. Auto reject mode and tap one of the following options: •...
  • Page 263: Call Alerts

    Answering/ending calls Call alerts 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Call alerts. 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Answering/ 2. Tap Call vibrations to enable your phone to vibrate ending calls. when the called party answers the phone. 2.
  • Page 264 Wi-Fi Calling • Call waiting: notifies you of an incoming call while you are on another call. Wi-Fi Calling is a free feature for T-Mobile customers using this device with the new SIM card. Wi-Fi Calling is an • Auto redial: automatically redial the dialed number if it is excellent solution for coverage issues in and around the unable to connect or the call is cut off.
  • Page 265: Call Waiting

    • Forward when unreachable: automatically forwards to your 2. Tap Call barring and select from the available settings. voicemail number when the phone is not in service, or is turned Choose from: All outgoing calls, International calls, Intl’ off. calls except home, All incoming calls, or Incoming Using Auto Area Code when roaming.
  • Page 266: Fixed Dialing Numbers

    Fixed Dialing Numbers Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code. If your SIM card Fixed Dial Number (FDN), allows you to restrict outgoing calls does not, this menu does not display. to a limited set of phone numbers. The PIN2 code is provided by your carrier.
  • Page 267: Ringtones And Keypad Tones

    Ringtones and keypad tones Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code. If your SIM card 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Ringtones and does not, this menu does not display. keypad tones. The PIN2 code is provided by your carrier. Entering 2.
  • Page 268: Noise Reduction

    Noise reduction Sound - Voicemail Ringtone This option allows you to suppress background noise during This option allows you to assign your default voicemail a call. notification tone. From the main Call settings page, tap Noise reduction 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Sound. to create a check mark and enable the feature.
  • Page 269: Blocking 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 270: Hands-free Mode

    4. Configure a timeframe for these features to be active. • Message: read out senders’ information when receiving incoming calls. Remove the check mark from the Always field to • Alarm: read out alarm information when alarms sound. configure the From and To time fields. •...
  • Page 271: Accessory

    Accessibility Settings • Turn off haptic feedback: allows you to turn off vibration when you tap or touch the screen. This service lets you enable and disable downloaded 4. Tap Learn about Power saving to learn about various accessibility applications that aid in navigating your Android device, such as TalkBack (uses synthesized speech to ways to conserve battery power.
  • Page 272 9. Tap the Font size field to change the size of the fonts Note: The Lock automatically function is only available if your used on the device within menus, options, etc.. device is already using the screen lock feature. Choose from: Tiny, Small, Normal, Large, or Huge. 10.
  • Page 273: Language And Input Settings

    (Input Methods), drag across the icons, and To set the language that the menus display on the phone: select (Settings) to reveal the Samsung keyboard 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab settings screen. Language and input Language.
  • Page 274 Tutorial launches a brief on-screen help tutorial covering the QWERTY keyboard. main concepts related to the Samsung keyboard. • Keyboard swipe: allows you to combine the Samsung • Reset settings resets the keyboard settings back to their original keyboard with an additional input method choose from: configuration.
  • Page 275 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab names. Language and input (adjacent to the Samsung • Learn from Facebook allows you to log into your current keyboard field). Facebook account and add used text to your personal –...
  • Page 276: Swype Settings

    4. Press to return to the previous screen. • Next word prediction: once enabled, predicts the next word in Swype Settings your text string based on your current text entries. • Show Voice key: once enabled, displays the Voice icon on To configure Swype settings: your Swype keyboard so you can use the Voice input option.
  • Page 277 • Cellular data: when enabled, activates cellular data usage by 7. Tap Updates on the left side of the screen to download the Swype application so it can receive program updates, any new Swype updates. If an update is available, it language downloads, and other related features via your will display under the updates heading.
  • Page 278 • Block offensive words: enable or disable blocking of view Open Source Licenses. recognized offensive words from the results of your voice-input • Settings for Samsung text-to-speech engine: allows you to Google searches. configure the General settings for the Samsung TTS.
  • Page 279: Motion Settings

    Motion Settings 4. Configure the General options to alter the settings associated with this feature: This feature allows you to assign specific functions to certain • Speech rate: adjusts the rate at which on-screen text is phone actions that are detected by both the accelerometer spoken by the device.
  • Page 280 To activate different motion functions: • Pan to browse images: Once enabled, touch and hold a desired on-screen image to pan around it. Move the device left Tap the Motion activation field and activate the desired or right to pan vertically or up and down to pan horizontally on-screen motion option.
  • Page 281: Smart Screen

    Smart screen To adjust gesture sensitivity: 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap The Smart screen options allow you to customize your Settings My device tab Motion Sensitivity screen settings to make the screen more responsive and settings. easier to use.
  • Page 282: Voice Control

    Voice control Add Account The Voice control settings allow you to set up voice This menu allows you to set up, manage, and synchronize commands to control your device. accounts, including your Google and email accounts. Adding an Account 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (My device tab)
  • Page 283: Removing An Account

    Just as important as setting up and activating a Google account to help provide access to Play Store, etc.. An active Samsung account is required to begin accessing applications such as Samsung Hub. Note: The Samsung account application will manage your...
  • Page 284: Back Up And Reset

    2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap Location settings, backup configurations, or reset the phone Add account Samsung account. to erase all personal data. 3. If you have previously created a Samsung account, tap From the Home screen, press and then tap Sign in. Settings...
  • Page 285: Factory Data Reset

    5. Tap Factory data reset to reset your device and sound 3. Remove both the back cover and remove the internal settings to the factory default settings. For more microSD card prior to initiating the process. Factory Data Reset information, refer to “Factory Data Reset” on page 278.
  • Page 286: Location Services

    Location Services Note: This software collects only diagnostic data from your The Location services allows you to configure the device’s device so that T-Mobile technicians can better location services. troubleshoot issues with your device. Important! The more location determining functions are 3.
  • Page 287: Security

    Security Enabling the GPS Satellites 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab Location The Security settings allow you to determine the security services. level for your device. Encrypt Device 2. Tap Use GPS satellites to enable the GPS satellite. Using Wireless Networks When enabled, this feature requires a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your device each time you power it on...
  • Page 288: Device Administration

    Setting up SIM Card Lock Password Settings Prevent another user from using your SIM card to make When you create a phone password you can also configure unauthorized calls or from accessing information stored on the phone to display the password as you type it instead of your SIM card by protecting the information using a PIN code.
  • Page 289: Verify Apps

    Unknown Sources Change Security Level Before you can download a web application you must enable Allows you to change the current security level so that the Unknown sources feature (enables downloading). threats that meet the selected criteria are blocked. Developers can use this option to install non-Play Store 1.
  • Page 290: Application Manager

    Credential Storage Application Manager This option allows certain applications to access secure This device can be used for Android development. You can certificates and other credentials. Certificates and write applications in the SDK and install them on this device, credentials can be installed to the SD card and password then run the applications using the hardware, system, and protected.
  • Page 291: Memory Usage

    Clearing Application Cache and Data 5. Select a reason for uninstalling the application, then tap OK. Important! You must have downloaded applications installed Memory Usage to use this feature. See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running applications. 1.
  • Page 292: Storage Used

    3. To switch the order of the lists displayed in the Important! Stopping a process might have undesirable Downloaded tabs, press and select Sort by size or consequences on the application. Sort by name. Storage Used 4. Tap an application to view and update information about the application, including memory usage, default This option allows you to view a list (on the current tab) of settings, and permissions.
  • Page 293: Battery Usage

    SD Card & Device Storage 3. Press and then tap Reset app preferences Reset apps. From this menu you can view the memory allocation for the memory card as well as mount or unmount the SD card. Important! As an example, if you assigned your browser to To view the memory allocation for your external SD card: always launch YouTube links and want that From the Home screen, press...
  • Page 294: Mounting The Sd Card

    Mounting the SD Card Erasing Files from the SD card To store photos, music, videos, and other applications. You To erase files from the SD card using the device: must mount (install) the SD card prior to use. Mounting the 1.
  • Page 295: Date And Time

    Date and Time About Device This menu allows you to change the current time and date This menu contains legal information, system tutorial displayed. information, and other phone information such as the model number, firmware version, baseband version, kernel version, 1.
  • Page 296: Software Update

    • Legal information: This option displays information about • Build number: displays the software, build number. Open source licenses, License settings, as well as Google legal Note: Firmware, baseband, kernel and build numbers are information. This information clearly provides copyright and usually used for updates to the handset or support.
  • Page 297 To update your device: 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (More tab) About device Software update. 2. Read the Software update information screen. 3. Select an available option: Note: You configure the device’s software update parameters. •...
  • Page 298: Section 11: Health And Safety Information

    Section 11: Health and Safety Information Do cell phones pose a health hazard? This device is capable of operating in Wi-Fi™ mode in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. The FCC requires that devices Many people are concerned that cell phone radiation will operating within 5.15-5.25 GHz may only be used indoors, cause cancer or other serious health hazards.
  • Page 299 Research Results to Date: Is there a connection The biological effects of radio frequency energy should not between RF and certain health problems? be confused with the effects from other types of electromagnetic energy. The results of most studies conducted to date say no. In Very high levels of electromagnetic energy, such as is found addition, attempts to replicate and confirm the few studies in X-rays and gamma rays, can ionize biological tissues.
  • Page 300 Risk of Brain Cancer from Exposure to Radio slight increase in brain cancer. However, the authors Frequency Fields in Childhood and Adolescence determined that biases and errors prevented any conclusions (MOBI-KIDS) being drawn from this data. Additional information about Interphone can be found at MOBI-KIDS is an international study investigating the
  • Page 301 Reducing Exposure: Hands-Free Kits and Other Cell Phone Industry Actions Accessories Although the existing scientific data do not justify FDA Steps to Reduce Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy regulatory actions, the FDA has urged the cell phone industry to take a number of steps, including the following: If there is a risk from being exposed to radio frequency •...
  • Page 302: Children And Cell Phones

    Children and Cell Phones Because there are no known risks from exposure to RF emissions from cell phones, there is no reason to believe that The scientific evidence does not show a danger to any users hands-free kits reduce risks. Hands-free kits can be used for of cell phones from RF exposure, including children and convenience and comfort.
  • Page 303: Specific Absorption Rate (sar) Certification Information

    Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Certification Information • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the exposure (Note: This web address is case sensitive.) limits for Radio Frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal •...
  • Page 304 The SAR information for this device can also be found on This is because the phone is designed to operate at multiple Samsung’s website: power levels so as to use only the power required to reach SAR information on this and other model phones can be the network.
  • Page 305: Fcc Part 15 Information To User

    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from Samsung could void your authority to operate the device. that to which the receiver is connected. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 306 • Let the person with whom you are speaking know that you are impaired. Samsung is committed to promoting responsible driving and will suspend the call if necessary; driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand •...
  • Page 307: Battery Use And Safety

    If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked Battery Use and Safety by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear to be working properly. Important! Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or •...
  • Page 308: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling

    Batteries must be recycled or disposed of properly. Samsung's warranty does not cover damage to the phone caused by nonSamsung-approved batteries and/or chargers.
  • Page 309 The Samsung Mobile Take-Back Program will provide We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung Samsung customers with a free recycling mailing label. mobile device by working with respected take-back Just go to companies in every state in the country.
  • Page 310: Ul Certified Travel Charger

    UL Certified Travel Charger Display / Touch-Screen The Travel Charger for this phone has met applicable UL Please note the following information when using your safety requirements. Please adhere to the following safety mobile device: instructions per UL guidelines: WARNING REGARDING DISPLAY FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OUTLINED MAY The display on your mobile device is made of glass or LEAD TO SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY AND POSSIBLE...
  • Page 311: Gps & Agps

    GPS & AGPS may be shared with third-parties, including your wireless service provider, applications providers, Samsung, and other Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning third-parties providing services. System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS Use of AGPS in Emergency Calls uses satellites controlled by the U.S.
  • Page 312: Emergency Calls

    Emergency Calls 3. Key in the emergency number for your present location (for example, 911 or other official emergency number). This mobile device, like any wireless mobile device, operates Emergency numbers vary by location. using radio signals, wireless and landline networks, as well as user-programmed functions, which cannot guarantee 4.
  • Page 313: Responsible Listening

    Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: cloth slightly dampened in a mild soap-and-water solution. If the mobile device has a retractable camera Liquids of any kind lens, do not use soap and water to clean the lens. Use a Keep the mobile device dry.
  • Page 314 • portable music players and cell phones, at high volume Be aware that you can adapt to higher volume settings over time, settings for long durations may lead to permanent not realizing that the higher volume may be harmful to your noise-induced hearing loss.
  • Page 315 • Do not listen at any volume that causes you discomfort. If you National Institute on Deafness and Other experience ringing in your ears, hear muffled speech, or Communication Disorders experience any temporary hearing difficulty after listening to your National Institutes of Health portable audio device, discontinue use and consult your doctor.
  • Page 316: Operating Environment

    Implantable Medical Devices Email: A minimum separation of six (6) inches should be maintained Internet: between a handheld wireless mobile device and an implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or default.html implantable cardioverter defibrillator, to avoid potential 1-888-232-6348 TTY interference with the device.
  • Page 317: Posted Facilities

    Other Medical Devices or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are advised to switch the mobile device off while at a refueling If you use any other personal medical devices, consult the point (service station). manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from external RF energy.
  • Page 318: Fcc Hearing Aid Compatibility (hac) Regulations For Wireless Devices

    FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) be able to use a rated mobile device successfully. Trying out Regulations for Wireless Devices the mobile device with your hearing device is the best way to evaluate it for your personal needs. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has M-Ratings: Wireless mobile devices rated M3 or M4 meet established requirements for digital wireless mobile devices FCC requirements and are likely to generate less interference...
  • Page 319: Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device

    HAC for Newer Technologies hearing aid meets the M2 level rating and the wireless mobile device meets the M3 level rating, the sum of the two This phone has been tested and rated for use with hearing values equals M5. aids for some of the wireless technologies that it uses.
  • Page 320: Fcc Notice And Cautions

    Any changes or modifications to your mobile device not headset avoid using the headset in extremely dry environments or expressly approved by Samsung could void your warranty for touch a grounded unpainted metal object to discharge static this equipment and void your authority to operate this electricity before inserting the headset.
  • Page 321 • • Switch your mobile device off before boarding an aircraft. The use If your device has a camera flash or light, do not use the flash or of wireless mobile devices in aircraft is illegal and may be light close to the eyes of people or pets. [122011] dangerous to the aircraft's operation.
  • Page 322: Section 12: Warranty Information

    1 Year conjunction or connection with accessories, products, or ancillary/peripheral equipment not furnished or approved by Case/Pouch/Holster* 90 Days SAMSUNG; (g) defects or damage resulting from improper Other Device 1 Year testing, operation, maintenance, installation, service, or Accessories* adjustment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG;...
  • Page 323 (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 324 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 325 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 326 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 327: 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 No reproduction in whole or in part allowed without prior rights provided that you comply with all terms and conditions written approval. Specifications and availability subject to of this EULA: You may install, use, access, display and run change without notice.
  • Page 328 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 329 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 330 "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 331 (“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 332 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. U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS RESTRICTED RIGHTS. The type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
  • Page 333 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 334 Software, and you will continue to enjoy the benefits of this license. 17. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; SEVERABILITY. This EULA is the entire agreement between you and Samsung relating to the Software and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals and representations with respect to the Software or any other subject matter covered by this EULA.
  • Page 335: Index

    Accessing Set Up Hardware 150 KNOX 180 Voicemail 17 AllShare Play messaging 182 Accessory 264 see Samsung Link 203 Sharing with Others 34 Audio Output 264 AllShareCast Hub 203 Show Hidden 153 Dock Sound 264 AMBER Alerts 111 Shutting Down 154...
  • Page 336 Reset Preferences 285 Extending Life 14 Disconnecting a Paired Device Apps Screen Installing 11 Customizing 152 Low Battery Indicator 14 Media Audio 228 Area Code Removal 11 Microhone Function 228 Auto Assign 257 Show Percentage 249 Off 225 Audio Wall Charger 12 On 224 Output Mode 264 Battery Cover...
  • Page 337 Easier to Read Pages 178 Call Alert Call Sound Emptying cookies 176 Call Vibrations 254 Adding More Volume 61 Entering a URL 173 Call Alerts 254 Personalize 61 Inverted Display 178 Call Answering/Ending 254 Call Status Tones 254 Navigation 172 Call Barring 257 Call Vibration 254 Options 172...
  • Page 338 Taking Pictures During Video 140 Copying to microSD Card 93 Last Name First 97 Care and Maintenance 305 Copying to SIM Card 93 Merge with Samsung Account 87 Certificates Creating a New 80 Sending All 92 Install 222 Linking 89...
  • Page 339 Customizing Single Message 108 Do cell phones pose a health hazard? Home screens 33 Deleting a contact 86 Deregister Dock Web Storage 206 Sound 264 Data Desk Clock 160 Downloading Auto Sync Data 230 Configuring 163 New application 193 Restrict Background Data 230 Device Downloads 164 Data Limit...
  • Page 340 Sending 97 Exchange Email 121 FCC Notice and Cautions 313 Wi-Fi Download of Attachments Account Setup 121 Fixed Dialing Numbers 259 Composing 123 Flipboard 166 Emergency Configuring Settings 124 Folder Alert Preview 111 Deleting Message 123 Create 31 Alerts 111 Opening 123 Font Emergency Alert...
  • Page 341 Overview 41 Google GPS & AGPS 304 Screen Capture 42 Set Search Engine 179 GPS Tag 132 Sensitivity Settings 42 Settings 169 Group Shake to Update 41 Signing into Your Account 167 Joining 171 Tilt to Zoom 41 Voice Typing 70 Group Play 170 Getting Started 6 Google Books 188...
  • Page 342 Handwriting 76 Home screens Incoming Call Hangouts 171 Customizing 33 Vibration Setting 250 Haptic Homepage Indicator icons 23 Auto 252 Setting New 176 International Call 54 Haptic Feedback International Calls Turn On/Off 264 Making 54 Icons Vibrate 252 Internet 172 Description 23 Vibration Setting 250 Brightness Setting 173...
  • Page 343 Lock Pattern Market Creating and sending 102 If I Forgot My Pattern 246 see Play Store 193 Creating and Sending Text Lock Screen 242 Marking contact Messages 102 Changing Wallpaper 39 As a default 91 Deleting a message 108 Customizing Shortcuts 247 Memory card Draft 103 Say Wake-Up Command 243...
  • Page 344 Removal 10 Mobile Web 172 Running Multiple Apps 46 Setting Up Lock 281 Entering Text in the Mobile Web Switch Arrangement 47 microSD Card Browser 173 Tab Repositioning 44 Insertion 10 Navigating with the Mobile Web Using 43 Removal 11 Multi-Party Call 64 Microsoft Exchange 81 Using Bookmarks 175...
  • Page 345 Music App Navigating Music Application 190 Application Menus 48 On/Off Switch 15 Now Playing Screen 192 Sub-Menus 48 Operating Environment 309 Playing 191 Through Screens 39 Organizer Searching for Music 191 Negative Colors 265 Calculator 155 Tab Options 191 Network Mode World Clock 162 Music File Extensions 2G Network 232...
  • Page 346 Switching on/off 15 Power Redialing the last number 56 Phone number Auto Adjust Screen Tone 249 Reducing Exposure Finding 49 Power Saving Hands-Free Kits and Other Phone Ringtone 251 CPU Power 263 Accessories 294 Phone Vibration 251 Haptic Feedback 264 Reject Call Photo Editor LCD Adjustment 249...
  • Page 347 S Voice 198 Sharing Media 206 Screen Rotation Set Wake-Up Command 243 Web Storage Setup 205 Auto-Rotate 248 Using 198 Samsung Mobile Products and Screen Timeout 248 Samsung Account Recycling 301 Screen Unlock Creating 276 Save a Number Face and Voice Unlock 244...
  • Page 348 Swipe 242 Messaging 109 SkyDrive 205 Screens Tab Overview 216 Smart Alarm 161 Adding and Deleting 34 Wallpaper 38 Smart Practices While Driving 298 Customizing 33 Setup Smart Switch 18 Rearranging 34 Initial 15 Snooze 162 SD card Severe Alert Repeat 161 Mounting the 287 Disable 112...
  • Page 349 Third-Party Applications 284 Setting up entries 56 Settings 252 Uninstalling 195 Standard Limited Warranty 315 Time Zone Standard Mode 253 Selecting 288 T9 Trace Status Bar 23 Timer Samsung Keyboard 267 Sub-Menus Automatic Answering 254 Task Manger Navigation 48 Overview 154...
  • Page 350 Tools Unknown Sources 195 Device 251 Camera 130 Unlock Intensity Setup 250 TrackPad Using Face 243 Video Configure 272 Using Voice 244 Picture-In-Picture 210 Transferring Large Files 144 Unmounting Sharing Videos 209 Transferring Music Files 186 SD card 287 Volume 250 TTS 271 Usage Videos...
  • Page 351 VPN Client 213 Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Direct 223 About 217 Activate and Connect 223 Activating 58 On 142 Wait 55 Calling 58 World Clock Adding to a Contact 86 Connecting to 218 DST Settings 162 Wait dialing 55 Deactivating 219 WPA2 PSK 235 Wallpaper Direct Connection 223 WPS PIN...

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