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  • Page 1 L T E S M A R T P H O N E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your phone and keep it for future reference. GH68-40457A Printed in Korea...
  • Page 2: 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 6 2013 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Device? For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:
  • Page 7 ® ® Nuance , VSuite™, T9 Text Input, and the Nuance logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nuance Communications, Inc., or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. ® ACCESS and NetFront™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACCESS Co., Ltd.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Section 1: Getting Started ............8 Understanding this User Manual ......8 Removing the Battery Cover .
  • Page 9 Entering Text Using Swype ......84 Using the Samsung Keyboard ......90 Using the Google Voice Typing .
  • Page 10 Section 6: Messaging ............126 Types of Messages ........126 Creating and Sending Messages .
  • Page 11 Contacts ......... . 208 Downloads .
  • Page 12 Samsung Link ........
  • Page 13 Battery Use and Safety ....... . 391 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ....393 UL Certified Travel Charger .
  • Page 14 FCC Notice and Cautions ......410 Other Important Safety Information ..... . . 410 Section 12: Warranty Information ........413 Standard Limited Warranty .
  • Page 15: Section 1: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to get started with your device by installing and charging the battery and optional memory card, and setting up your voice mail. Before using your device for the first time, you’ll need to install and charge the battery.
  • Page 16 Note: Instructions in this manual are based on default settings, and may vary from your device, depending on the software version on your device, and any changes to the device’s Settings. Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this User Manual start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
  • Page 17: Removing The Battery Cover

    Text Conventions This manual provides condensed information about how to use your phone. To make this possible, the following text conventions are used to represent often-used steps: Arrows are used to represent the sequence of selecting successive options in longer, or repetitive, procedures.
  • Page 18: Installing The Microsd Memory Card

    To remove the battery cover: 1. Hold the device firmly and locate the cover release latch (1). 2. Place your fingernail in the opening (2) and firmly “pop” the cover off the device (similar to a soda can). Release Latch Installing the microSD Memory Card Your device supports an optional (external) microSD™...
  • Page 19: Installing The Battery

    Important! Be sure to align the gold contact pins on the card with the device’s contact pins. Note: MicroSD cards should be formatted within the Storage menu. Using an older or slow microSD card can affect camera performance, especially for video recording. To remove the microSD Memory Card: 1.
  • Page 20: Replacing The Battery Cover

    Important! Before removing or replacing the battery, make sure the device is switched off. To turn the device off, hold down key until the Device options pop up displays, then tap Power off. To install the battery: 1. Slide the battery into the compartment (1) so that the tabs on the end align with the slots at the bottom of the phone, making sure the connectors align.
  • Page 21: Charging The Battery

    Use only approved batteries and chargers. Ask your local Samsung dealer for further details. Before using your device for the first time, you must fully charge the battery.
  • Page 22 Important! It is recommended you fully charge the battery before using your device for the first time. 1. Connect the USB cable to the charging head. 2. Locate the Charger/Accessory jack. 3. Insert the USB cable into the device’s Charger/Accessory jack. 4.
  • Page 23: Low Battery Indicator

    5. When charging is finished, first unplug the charger’s power plug from the AC wall outlet, then disconnect the charger’s connector from the phone. Important! If your handset has a touch screen display, please note that a touch screen responds best to a light touch from the pad of your finger or a non-metallic stylus.
  • Page 24: Extending Your Battery Life

    Extending Your Battery Life Active applications, light levels, Bluetooth usage, and GPS functionality all act to drain your battery. The following is a list of helpful tips that can help conserve your battery power: • Reduce the time your backlight stays on. •...
  • Page 25: Switching The Device On Or Off

    Switching the Device On or Off Once the device has been configured, you will not be prompted with setup screens again. To turn the device on: Press and hold (Power/End) until the device switches The device searches for your network and after finding it, you can make or receive calls.
  • Page 26: Restarting The Device

    Note: You may be prompted with a notification that your activation is completed. Note: Enabling Google location services can drain battery power. For more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung Account” on page 356. Important! The device name is also used to provide an identification for your device’s Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct names.
  • Page 27: Voicemail

    Voicemail Setting Up Your Voicemail Your device automatically transfers all unanswered calls to voicemail, even if your device is in use or turned off. As soon as your battery is charged and the micro SIM card inserted, activate your voicemail account. Important! Always use a password to protect against unauthorized access.
  • Page 28: Accessing Your Voicemail From Another Phone

    Accessing Your Voicemail You can access your voicemail by either pressing and holding on the keypad, or by using the device’s Application icon, then tapping the Voicemail application. To access Voice Mail using the menu: 1. From the Home screen, tap and then touch and hold until the device dials voicemail.
  • Page 29: Section 2: Understanding Your Device

    Touch screen provides quick response to a variety of in-phone menus and options including applications and up to seven home screens. • Virtual (on-screen) QWERTY keyboard • Galaxy Gear™ compliant. For a list of compatible smartphones, please visit: • Smart Switch™ compliant. For more information, see ® •...
  • Page 30 • Samsung Link™ to share your media content across connected devices. Cloud connectivity is enabled via the use of an external Web storage service • 8 megapixel camera and camcorder • 1.9 megapixel Front Facing camera • Share Shot picture sharing functionality •...
  • Page 31: Front View

    Front View The following illustrations show the main elements of your device. The following list correlates to the illustrations. 1. Indicator light illuminates with a series of distinct colors and flashing patterns to indicate different notifications and statuses. Events include Charging, Low battery, and Missed event: •...
  • Page 32 3. Home key displays the Home screen when pressed. Press and hold to display your recent apps, Task manager, and Remove all option. Double-press to activate S Voice. 4. USB Power/Accessory connector allows you to connect a power cable or optional accessories such as a USB/data cable.
  • Page 33 5. Microphones are used during phone calls and allow other callers to hear you clearly when you are speaking to them. There are two microphones on the device: • Bottom microphone: used during handset mode. • Top microphone: used while an active call is in the speakerphone mode and assists in noise cancellation (2 microphone solution).
  • Page 34: Back View

    Back View The following illustration shows the external elements of your Device: 1. micro SIM Card Slot (internal) Installation location for SIM card. 2. External speaker allows you to hear ringers, music, and other sounds offered by your phone. 3. microSD Card Slot (internal) allows you use a microSD card to expand the memory of your device.
  • Page 35: Side Views

    Side Views The following illustration shows the side elements of your device: 1. Volume key allows you to adjust the ringer volume in standby mode (with the phone open) or adjust the voice volume during a call. When receiving an incoming call: •...
  • Page 36: Device Display

    Device Display Your display provides information about the device’s status, and is the interface to manage features. The display indicates your connection status, signal strength, battery status and time. Icons display at the top of the device when an incoming call or message is received and also alerts you at a specified time when an alarm was set.
  • Page 37: Status Bar

    Status Bar The Status Bar shows information about the connection status, signal strength, phone battery level, and time, and displays notifications about incoming messages, calls and other actions. This list identifies the icons you see on your phone’s display screen: Indicator Icons This list identifies the symbols you’ll see on your device’s display and Indicator area:...
  • Page 38 Displays to indicate a security warning. You are prompted to set a screen lock password. Displays when a call is in progress. Icon is displayed in the Status bar area. Displays when a call is on hold. Icon is displayed in the Status bar area.
  • Page 39 Displays your current battery charge level. Icon shown is fully charged. Displays when the current battery is 100 percent charged. When the battery is 100 percent, an icon will be shown at the top left of the screen. Displays your battery is currently charging. Displays your current battery charge level is low (Charge: ~28% - 15%).
  • Page 40 Displays when there is a new text or multimedia message has been received. Displays when an outgoing text message has failed to be delivered. Displays when there is a new voicemail message. Displays in the notifications window when there is a new Email message. Displays in the notifications window when there is a new Gmail message.
  • Page 41 Displays when the device is in Silent mode. All sounds are silenced, and Silent mode is set to Mute. Displays when data synchronization and application sync is active and synchronization is in progress for Gmail, Calendar, and Contacts. Displays when the Blocking mode feature is active.
  • Page 42 For more information, refer to “Using Motions and Gestures” on page 54. Displays when your device is currently sharing/ streaming media to paired device using the Samsung Link application. Displays when updates are available for download. Displays when a Play Store download has completed.
  • Page 43 Displays in the notifications window when there are too many on-screen notification icons to display. Tap to show more notifications. Tap to select a text input method. Displays in the notifications window when a song is currently playing within the Music application.
  • Page 44 Displays when the Power saving alert notification has been activated. You are then prompted to view your current battery level. Displays when TTY device has been inserted. For more details on configuring your device’s settings, see “Changing Your Settings” on page 289.
  • Page 45: Home Screen

    Home Screen The Home screen is the starting point for using the applications on your phone. There are initially seven available panels, each populated with default shortcuts or applications. You can customize each of these panels. Signal strength Connection Status Battery status Status Bar Time...
  • Page 46 • Notification area displays those icons associated with end-user notifications such as: email messages, calls (missed, call in progress), new voicemail, upcoming event, USB connection, Emails, and Text/MMS messages. – These notifications appear at the top-left of the screen (within the Status bar area) and display important user information.
  • Page 47 • Google search is an on-screen Internet search engine powered by Google™. Tap to access the Voice Actions feature where you can verbally enter a search term and initiate an online search. – (Voice Actions) to launch the function from within this Google widget.
  • Page 48: Home Key

    – Apps launches the Applications page. • Tap (Apps) to access the Applications screens. • While in the Applications screens, tap (Back) to easily return to the Home screen. As you transition from screen to screen, a screen indicator (located at the bottom) displays the currently active panel.
  • Page 49: Notification Bar

    • Create folder allows you to create on-screen folders to help organize files of application shortcuts. • Set wallpaper allows you to assign the current wallpaper for the Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock screens. Choose from Gallery, Live wallpapers, or Wallpapers.
  • Page 50 Clearing Notifications 1. In a single motion, touch and drag the Status bar down to the bottom of the screen to open the Notifications panel. 2. Tap Clear. The notifications are cleared from the panel. Accessing Additional Screen Functions In addition to notifications, this screen also provides quick and ready access to device functions.
  • Page 51: Customizing The Screens

    To activate the Grid view: From the Notification panel, tap (Open Grid view) to display additional functions. To minimize the Grid view: From the Notification panel, tap (Close Grid view) to show only your primary functions. To customize the functions displayed: 1.
  • Page 52 • Changing the Background (Wallpapers) Adding and Deleting Screens Your phone comes with seven screens. You can delete these screens and then add them back later. Note: These screens can be deleted and re-arranged. Important! Your phone can only contain at most seven screens and at least one screen.
  • Page 53 Rearranging the Screens 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Edit page. 2. Touch and hold a screen and then drag it into its new location. Upper-left is screen position #1 and bottom-right is screen last screen. Assigning a New Home Screen 1.
  • Page 54 Managing Shortcuts Note: To move a shortcut from one screen to another, you must carefully touch and hold the shortcut and slowly drag it to the edge of the screen. As the shortcut turns light blue, you can begin to move it to the adjacent screen.If this does not work, delete it from its current screen.
  • Page 55: Adding And Removing Primary Shortcuts

    To add a shortcut via the Add to Home screen: 1. From the Home screen, navigate to a screen with an empty area. 2. Touch and hold an empty area of the screen. 3. From the Home screen window, tap Apps and widgets Apps.
  • Page 56: Adding And Removing Widgets

    3. Locate the screen with the desired shortcut you want to add as the new primary shortcut. 4. Touch and hold the shortcut until it detaches from the screen. 5. In a single motion, touch and hold the new shortcut, then drag it into the empty space within the row of primary shortcuts.
  • Page 57 To place a widget onto a different screen: 1. Touch and hold the widget until it becomes transparent. 2. Slowly drag it past the edge of the screen until the adjacent page appears highlighted and it then snaps onto the new page. 3.
  • Page 58 • Tap Photos to select from a list of available images, once done tap SET WALLPAPER. • Tap Wallpapers, scroll through the images, tap a wallpaper image, then tap Set wallpaper. Note: Wallpapers supports the following image types: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, and WBMP.
  • Page 59: Screen Navigation

    To change the current Lock screen wallpaper: 1. Navigate to any screen, touch and hold an empty area of the screen, and tap Set wallpaper Lock screen. – or – From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Display Wallpaper Lock screen.
  • Page 60 • Tap: Use a brief touch to select items on the display or to enter text on the virtual QWERTY keyboard. For example: touch an Application icon to open the application. A light touch works best. • Touch and hold: Touch and hold an icon or key to open the available options, or to access a pop-up menu.
  • Page 61: Using Motions And Gestures

    Note: These screens can be re-arranged in any desired order. For more information, refer to “Customizing the Screens” on page 44. • Motion Navigation and Activation: The device comes equipped with the ability to assign specific functions to certain device actions that are detected by both the accelerometer and gyroscope.
  • Page 62 • Gyroscope calibration: calibrate your device by using the built-in gyroscope. To activate Motion: 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Motions and gestures. 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Motion slider to the right to turn it on.
  • Page 63: Menu Navigation

    4. In a single motion, slide a feature’s activation slider to the on position. For more information, refer to “Motions and Gestures Settings” on page 350. Gyroscope Calibration Calibrate your device by using the built-in gyroscope. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (My device tab) Motions and gestures...
  • Page 64: Using Context Menus

    2. Sweep the screen to access the other menus. 3. Tap any of the on-screen icons to launch the associated application. Using Sub-Menus Sub-menus are available from within most screen and applications. 1. Press A sub-menu displays at the bottom of the screen. 2.
  • Page 65: Section 3: Call Functions And Contacts List

    Section 3: Call Functions and Contacts List This section describes features and functionality associated with making or answering calls, and the Contacts list, which is used to store contact information. Displaying Your Phone Number From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (More tab) About device Status.
  • Page 66 Note: When you activate the Auto redial option in the Call settings Additional settings menu, the device automatically redials up to 10 times when the person does not answer the call or is already on the phone, provided your call is not sent to voicemail. Note: If your screen goes black during your interaction with the device (launching Keypad, etc.), you might be accidentally swiping over the front sensors.
  • Page 67: Ending A Call

    Ending a Call Briefly tap key to end the call. Note: To redial a recent number, tap at the end of the call or Call locate the number from the Logs list, tap the entry and tap Call. Ending a Call from the Status Bar 1.
  • Page 68: Dialing Options

    Note: Selecting Location consent may drain battery power. For more information, refer to “Power Saving Mode” on page 336. 3. Tap to exit this calling mode. Making an Emergency Call With a SIM card installed The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an emergency number a 1-tap process.
  • Page 69 To view additional dialing options: After entering a number, tap • Send message to send the current caller a text message while still maintaining the current call active. • Add to contacts to add the current number to either a new or existing Contacts entry.
  • Page 70: Answering A Call

    Answering a Call When somebody calls you, the phone rings and displays the incoming call image. The caller's phone number, picture, or name if stored in Contacts List, displays. At the incoming call screen: • Touch and slide in any direction to answer the call. •...
  • Page 71: Managing Reject Calls

    Managing Reject Calls This feature allows you to categorize both known and unknown callers as rejected contacts. These Contacts are then added to your Rejection list which can be managed for individual entries from within the Contacts list or as a whole from the Call rejection screen. 1.
  • Page 72: International Calls

    To assign single number as rejected via Auto reject list: 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Call rejection Auto reject list. 2. Tap (Create) and either enter the phone number or select a Contact from your Logs or Contacts list. 3.
  • Page 73: Wait Dialing

    3. Use the keypad to enter the additional numbers that will be dialed automatically after the second pause. Tip: You can create pauses longer than three seconds by entering multiple 3 second pauses. 4. Tap Wait Dialing Inserting a Wait into your dialing sequence means that the phone waits until it hears a dial tone before proceeding with the next sequence of numbers.
  • Page 74: Redialing The Last Number

    Redialing the Last Number The device stores the numbers of the calls you’ve dialed, received, or missed if the caller is identified. To recall any of these numbers: 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Tap the (Logs tab) to display the list of recent calls. 3.
  • Page 75 4. Tap a contact and select a number to assign it to the speed dial location. The selected contact number/image is displayed in the speed dial number box. Changing a Speed Dial Entry Order 1. From the Home screen, tap Keypad tab.
  • Page 76: Making A Call Using Speed Dial

    Removing a Speed Dial Entry 1. From the Home screen, tap Keypad tab. 2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting. 3. Touch and hold a existing on-screen speed dial location and select Remove from the context menu. – or – Press and then tap Remove.
  • Page 77: In Call Options

    In Call Options Your device provides a number of features that are available for use during a call. Call duration Personalized call sound Places a call on hold Dialer Noise Extra volume Reduction Ends the Adds a call new call Activates or Activates or Deactivates...
  • Page 78 Adjusting the Call Volume During a call, use the Volume keys on the left side of the device, to adjust the earpiece volume. During a call, press the Up volume key to increase the volume level and the Down volume key to decrease the level. –...
  • Page 79: Placing A Call On Hold

    Personalizing the Call Sound Setting During a call it may be necessary to adjust the sound of the incoming call by selecting an audio equalizer setting for the current call. 1. Tap (Personalize call sound). 2. Confirm the option is enabled Note: If prompted to enable the feature via the Call settings menu, go to Call settings Personalize call sound.
  • Page 80: Turning The Speakerphone On And Off

    To switch between the two calls: Tap Swap. The previous In call number turns gray and displays On hold. The new active call displays a green background behind the number. Turning the Speakerphone on and off While on a call, you can use your Speakerphone by following these steps: 1.
  • Page 81: Viewing The Contacts List

    4. While on a call, switch back to the device speaker by tapping (Headset on). Headset More In-call Options During a call you can save the current caller’s information to the Contacts list, or create a Memo. Viewing the Contacts List During a call you can look up a number in the Contacts list.
  • Page 82 Multi-Party calls Making a Multi-Party Call A multi-party call is a network service that multiple people to participate in a multi-party or conference call. For further details about subscribing to this service, contact customer service. Setting up a Multi-Party Call 1.
  • Page 83: Dropping One Participant

    Having a Private Conversation With One Participant When you have two participants in a multi-party session, it might be necessary to place one of those participants on hold so that a private conversation can be held with a single caller. While you are in a multi-party call: 1.
  • Page 84 Call Waiting You can answer an incoming call while you have a call in progress, if this service is supported by the network and you have previously set the Call waiting option to Activate. You are notified of an incoming call by a call waiting tone. For more information, refer to “Configuring Additional Voice Call Settings”...
  • Page 85: Logs Tab

    Logs Tab The Logs tab is a list of the phone numbers (or Contacts entries) for calls you placed, accepted, or missed. The Logs tab makes redialing a number fast and easy. It is continually updated as your device automatically adds new numbers to the beginning of the list and removes the oldest entries from the bottom of the list.
  • Page 86 Each entry contains the phone number (if it is available) and Contacts entry name (if the number is in your Contacts). Indicates all outgoing calls made from your device. Indicates any received calls that were answered. Indicates a missed call. Indicates any received calls that were rejected.
  • Page 87 Call logs - Caller Overview • Tap a contact entry name or number to reveal the Call options screen: • Create contact to save the number if it is not already in your Contacts. • View contact to view the Contact details for the current entry. •...
  • Page 88 • Send number to send the current Contacts entry information to an external recipient. • Add to reject list to add the current phone number to an automatic rejection list. Similar to a block list, the selected caller will be blocked from making an incoming calls to your phone.
  • Page 89: Call Duration

    To clear all entries from the list: 1. From the Home screen, tap Logs tab. 2. Press and then tap Delete. 3. Tap Select all. 4. Tap Delete Delete to continue with the erasure. – or – Tap Cancel to stop the current process. Call Duration 1.
  • Page 90: Section 4: Entering Text

    • Google voice typing: provides a voice to text interface. • Samsung keyboard (default): an on-screen QWERTY keyboard that can be used in both portrait and landscape orientation. • Swype: is enabled so as you can enter text as you swipe across the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 91: Selecting The Text Input Method

    Selecting the Text Input Method The Text Input Method can be assigned from within one of two locations: Settings Menu: From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (My device tab) Language and input Default and My device My device select an input method.
  • Page 92: Swype Text Entry Tips

    Enabling and Configuring Swype If you configure another text input method (Samsung keyboard) you must re-enable Swype before using the Swype keyboard. For more detailed information on configuring Swype settings, see “Swype Settings” on page 344. When Swype is enabled there can also be normal keyboard functionality.
  • Page 93 Selecting a Text Input Mode in Swype 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard. 2. With Swype as your text entry method, select one of the following text mode options: •...
  • Page 94 – SYM mode contains only symbols and numbers. Text mode button indicates 123ABC. Recipients Text input field Suggestions Current Mode CAPS/ALT Delete SWYPE Settings Text Input mode Using 123ABC Mode in SWYPE In 123ABC mode, you can enter only letters and a few common punctuation marks from the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 95 2. Tap to configure the keyboard for 123ABC mode (showing letters and numbers on the on-screen keys). Once in this mode, the text input type shows Note: After typing an initial uppercase character, the key changes and all letters that follow are in lower case. 3.
  • Page 96 Note: If multiple word choices exist for your Swype entry, an on-screen popup appears to provide additional word choices. Entering Numbers and Symbols in SWYPE By using the on-screen keyboard in portrait mode, some symbols are not available (such as Emoticons or Smileys). In SYM mode using Swype, you can only enter symbols and numbers from the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 97: Using The Samsung Keyboard

    (landscape mode). Using the QWERTY keypad/ keyboard, you can type letter, numbers, punctuation, and other characters. To use the Samsung keyboard you must first configure the settings to default to the Samsung keyboard. 1. From the Home screen, press...
  • Page 98 “Samsung Keyboard Settings” on page 341. Entering Text using Different Input Options Although the default text input method with the Samsung keyboard is to use the on-screen keys you have other options. Note: To access settings, touch and hold the Input Methods button...
  • Page 99 Changing the Text Input Mode in Keyboard 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard. 2. With Samsung keyboard as your text entry method, select one of the following text mode options: • Abc : to use alphabetic characters from the on-screen keyboard.
  • Page 100 All lowercase Displays when the next character is entered in lowercase. Initial Uppercase Displays when the first character of each word is entered as uppercase but all subsequent characters are lowercase. All Uppercase Displays when all characters will be entered as uppercase characters.
  • Page 101 Using ABC Mode in Samsung Keyboard 1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard. 2. Tap to configure the keyboard for ABC mode. Once in this mode, the text input type shows...
  • Page 102: Using The Google Voice Typing

    To enter symbols: 1. Tap to configure the keyboard for Symbol mode. 2. Tap the appropriate symbol key. – or – button to cycle through additional pages. • The first number on this key indicates which page (1 or 2) of additional characters is active.
  • Page 103: Using Google Voice Typing

    Note: The feature works best when you break your message down into smaller segments. 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...
  • Page 104: Section 5: Contacts

    Section 5: Contacts This section explains how to use and manage your Contacts List. You can save phone numbers to your phone’s memory. Accounts From the Accounts menu you decide if you want applications to synchronize, send, and receive data at any given time, or if you want the applications to synchronize automatically.
  • Page 105: Contacts List

    Device, SIM, Google, or Corporate. Your device automatically sorts the Contacts entries alphabetically. You can create either a Device, SIM, Samsung account, Google, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync contact. Important! The Google and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account types are only visible after creating an email account of those types on your phone.
  • Page 106 Add to contacts Create contact. Continue with step 3. 3. Tap a destination type (Device, SIM, Samsung account, Google, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) (depending on where you want to save the new contact information).
  • Page 107 4. Tap the Name field and enter a name for this contact using the displayed keypad. • Tap to access additional name entries such as: Name prefix, First name, Middle name, Last name, and Name suffix. 5. Tap the image icon and select a photo for this contact. Selections are: Image, Pictures by people, Take picture, or S Memo.
  • Page 108 • If you're updating an existing contact, tap the entry from the list and proceed to step 5. 4. Tap a destination type (Device, SIM, Samsung account, Google, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) (depending on where you want to save the new contact information).
  • Page 109: Finding A Contact

    Note: The label entries below can change and are dependant on the selected destination type (ex: the Other and Custom might not appear with an Exchange ActiveSync account destination type). 7. Tap the label button (to the left of the Phone field) and scroll through the list to select a category such as Mobile, Home, Work, Work Fax, Home Fax, Pager, Other, Callback, or Custom.
  • Page 110 2. Swipe up or down until you see the contact displayed. – or – Tap the Search field and begin entering the entry’s name. Matching entries are then displayed. This process filters through all of your current account Contact entries to only show you the matching entries.
  • Page 111: Adding A Number To An Existing Contact

    Editing Contact Information 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Tap a contact name from the list and tap (Edit). – or – Select a contact name and press and then tap Edit. 3. Edit the contact information then: • Tap Save to complete and store the new entry or •...
  • Page 112 4. Enter additional information such as: Email, Groups, Ringtone, Message alert, Vibration pattern or tap Add another field to input additional category information. • Add another field contains the following options: Phonetic name, Organization, IM, Address, Notes, Nickname, Website, Internet call, Events, or Relationship.
  • Page 113: Contact List Options

    Note: This new phone number is then added as a new number to the selected entry. 5. Tap the label button (to the left of the new phone number) and scroll through the list to select a category type. 6. Tap Save to store and update the entry. Deleting Contacts Important! Once Contacts list entries are deleted, they cannot be recovered.
  • Page 114: Contact Menu Options

    Google or Samsung account. 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.
  • Page 115 • Link contact: allows you to link the current contact to another current contact. Similar to a “see also” feature. If you can’t remember a contact’s information, linking entries can help you find the person you are looking for. • Share contact via message: allows you select specific elements of an existing contact (name, Mobile number, email, etc..) and send them to a recipient via a text message.
  • Page 116: Contact Entry Options

    Contact Entry Options 1. From the Home screen, 2. Tap an entry to reveal the Contact entry’s Overview Screen. This screen contains Name, contact numbers, email, and linked contact information. 3. Press to reveal the context menu specific to this entry. 4.
  • Page 117: Linking Contact Information

    Linking Contact Information Most people now maintain multiple email accounts, social networking logins, and other similar account information. For example, a Facebook account login name might differ from a corporate email account login because they are maintained separately and for different groups of people. This device can synchronize with multiple accounts.
  • Page 118: Unlinking A Contact

    3. Press and then tap Link contact. 4. Tap the second contact entry (the entry in which to link). The second contact is now linked with the first and the account information is merged into one screen. Note: The information is still maintained in both entries, but displays in one record for easier viewing when you link the contacts.
  • Page 119: Marking A Contact As Default

    3. Tap the link icon within the Connection area. – or – Press and then tap Separate contact. 4. Tap next to the entry you want to unjoin and select OK. The contacts are “unlinked” or separated and no longer display in the merged record screen.
  • Page 120: Sending A Namecard

    Note: If there are multiple phone numbers assigned to an entry, assigning one as the default will automatically dial that number when the contact is selected for dialing. Sending a Namecard A Namecard contains contact information, and can be sent to recipients as a Virtual Business Card (V-card) attachment using Bluetooth, Google Mail, or as a message.
  • Page 121 4. Tap Done and select a delivery method: • Bluetooth to transmit the contacts to another Bluetooth-compatible device. • ChatON to send the contacts to selected buddies. • Drive to send the contacts to a designated Google Drive location. • Email to attach the contact cards to a new outgoing email (Exchange or Internet).
  • Page 122: Copying Contact Information

    Copying Contact Information Copying Contact Information to the SIM Card The default storage location for saving phone numbers to your Contacts list is your phone’s built-in memory. This procedure allows you to copy numbers saved to the phone’s memory, onto the SIM card.
  • Page 123: Synchronizing Contacts

    Synchronizing Contacts Syncing data from your managed accounts allows you to add and manage a new or existing contact from your online or remote accounts to your phone. Prior to syncing, you must first have an active Google or Microsoft Exchange account with current Contact entries, and be signed into your account via the phone.
  • Page 124: Display Options

    • Device lists those Contacts currently found only on your Phone. • SIM lists those Contacts currently found only on your SIM card. • Samsung account lists those Contacts currently found and sync’d within the Samsung account. • Google lists those Contacts currently found within the Google account.
  • Page 125: Adding More Contacts Via Accounts And Sync

    2. Tap Add account. 3. Determine which type of account information you want to synchronize with your Contact list. Selections are: Samsung account, ChatON, Email, Google, LDAP, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Server, or Sync apps with Facebook. 4. Tap an account type to add.
  • Page 126 To add Facebook content to your Contacts list: You can now add your Facebook contact information, such as pictures, email, and phone numbers directly to your Contacts list. All of their current contact information is then migrated over to your phone.
  • Page 127: Additional Contact Options

    To resync Social Network Contacts: 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings Accounts tab and then navigate to the Accounts area. 2. Tap Facebook and toggle the checkmark alongside the desired fields. 3. Choose the parameters to sync (ex: Sync Calendar, Sync Contacts, or Sync Gallery) and tap Sync now.
  • Page 128: Contact List Settings

    6. Compose the email and tap Send. Export/Import For more information, refer to “Copying Contact Information” on page 115. Contact List Settings From this menu you can determine the default storage location for Contacts, display your phone’s primary number, and view service numbers listed in your Contact list.
  • Page 129: Groups

    Note: Your destination device must support this feature or no entries will be received by the external device. – Send individual namecards allows you to set your default to send individual contacts one at a time. Even if you select all your entries, each is sent individually.
  • Page 130 8. From the available list of contacts, tap the contact(s) you want to add. A check mark displays next to contact entry. Then tap Done. – or – Tap Select all to place a check mark alongside all current entries. Then tap Done. 9.
  • Page 131 Editing a Caller Group To edit a Group entry, there must be at least one member as part of the selected group. 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Touch and hold a group entry then select Edit group. 3. Make modifications to the Group name, Group ringtone, Message alert, Vibration pattern fields, or Add member.
  • Page 132: The Favorites Tab

    5. Type your message, and tap (Send). The Favorites Tab The Favorites tab is a list of the phone numbers that have been designated as favorite contacts. For more information, refer to “Logs Tab” on page 78. 1. From the Home screen, tap 2.
  • Page 133: Section 6: Messaging

    Section 6: Messaging This section describes how to send or receive different types of messages. It also explains the features and functionality associated with messaging. Types of Messages Your phone provides the following message types: • Text Messages • Multimedia (Picture, Video, and Audio) Messages •...
  • Page 134: Creating And Sending Messages

    Message Icons on the Status Bar Messaging icons are displayed on the Status Bar at the top of the display when new messages are received. For more information, refer to “Status Bar” on page 30. Note: The Messaging application can also be accessed by pressing and then tapping (Apps) (Messaging).
  • Page 135: Message Options

    4. Add more recipients by tapping either the Enter recipient field and selecting recipients. 5. Tap the Enter message field and use the on-screen keypad to enter a message. For more information, refer to “Text Input Methods” on page 83. 6.
  • Page 136 • Search: allows you to search through all of your messages for a certain word or string of words. Use the on-screen keypad to enter a word or phrase in which to search, then tap . For more information, refer to “Message Search”...
  • Page 137: Messaging Options

    • Add to spam numbers: allows you to tag a number as spam so that these messages can be directly delivered to your spam folder. Options while in a current message 1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) 2. From within an open message, press to display additional messaging options: •...
  • Page 138 • Discard: closes the current open message. Note: You must be logged into your Samsung account prior to using the S Translator feature. • Translate: launches a Translate popup menu. Here you can both assign the sender’s original language and assign a target language for the...
  • Page 139 • Audio: allows you to choose an existing audio file from the Audio list, then add it to your message by tapping the circle to the right of the audio so that it turns green, then tapping Done. • Record audio: allows you to temporarily exit the message and record an audio clip using the phone’s microphone.
  • Page 140: Viewing Newly Received Messages

    The information is added to your message. Viewing Newly Received Messages When you receive a message, your phone notifies you by displaying within the Notification area at the top left of your Home screen. To read a message: 1. Open the Notification Bar and select the message. For more information, refer to “Notification Bar”...
  • Page 141 Message Threads Sent and received text and picture Current Recipient My Text messages are grouped into message threads. Threaded messages allow you to see all the messages exchanged (similar to a chat program) and displays a contact on the screen. Message threads are listed in the order in which they were received, with the latest message displayed at...
  • Page 142 To access message thread options: From the main Messaging screen, touch and hold the message to display the following options: • Delete: deletes the currently selected message thread. • View contact: displays the Contact’s Overview page. • Add to contact: begins the process of adding the new number to your Contacts list.
  • Page 143: Deleting Messages

    Deleting Messages Deleting a single message thread 1. From the Messaging screen, touch and hold a message from the Messages list, then select Delete. 2. At the prompt, tap OK to delete or Cancel to exit. Deleting multiple message threads 1.
  • Page 144: Message Search

    Message Search You can search through your messages by using the Message Search feature. 1. From the Messaging screen, press and then tap Search. 2. Use the on-screen keypad to enter a word or phrase in which to search, then tap 3.
  • Page 145 Text message (SMS) settings • Manage SIM card messages: allows you to manage the messages stored on the SIM card. • Message center: allows you to enter the number of your message center where your messages reside while the system is attempting to deliver them.
  • Page 146: Notification Settings

    Display • Bubble style: allows you to choose from several bubble styles for your messages. Bubbles are the rounded boxes that surround each message. • Background style: allows you to choose from several background styles for your messages. • Use the volume key: allows you to change the text size by using the up or down volume keys.
  • Page 147: Signature Settings

    • Preview message: when enabled, allows you to view a brief preview of new message text on the Status bar. Emergency message settings • Emergency alerts: allows you to configure emergency alert settings. You can enable/disable those alert categories you wish to receive. Choose from: Extreme alerts, Severe alerts, and AMBER alerts.
  • Page 148 – Block unknown senders: when active, automatically blocks incoming messages from unknown sources or blocked numbers. Emergency Alert Configuration This device is designed to receive wireless emergency alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS); which may also be known as the Personal Localized Alerting Network (PLAN). If your wireless provider has chosen to participate in CMAS/PLAN, alerts are available while in the provider's coverage area.
  • Page 149: Assigning Messages As Spam

    To disable Extreme, Severe, and AMBER Alerts: 1. From the Messaging screen, press and then tap Settings. 2. Scroll to the bottom and select Emergency alerts. All alerts are enabled by default (check mark showing). 3. Tap on an alert option to disable the alert and remove the check mark.
  • Page 150 4. Tap the Number field to manually enter phone number. – or – to select from either your existing Logs or Contacts. – or – Tap Match criteria and select a parameter that must match for the spam action to take effect. Choose from: Same as, Starts with (ex: 800 or 888), Ends with, or includes.
  • Page 151: To Register Unknown Numbers As Spam

    To register unknown numbers as spam: Some incoming messages might not be associated with either a phone number or email address. These incoming messages contain no information as their info is blocked by the sender. 1. From the Messaging screen, press and then tap Settings.
  • Page 152: Text Templates

    Text Templates This screen displays your available text message reply templates. This is a readily accessible list of both default and user-defined text snippets that can be used to quickly reply to incoming messages. 1. From the Home screen, tap 2.
  • Page 153 To send and receive email messages through an ISP (Internet Service Provider) account, or if you wish to use your device to access your corporate email through a VPN (Virtual Private Network), you will first need to set up an IMAP or POP account. •...
  • Page 154 Account name Access available accounts and folders Email functions – or – Enter your Email address and Password information. • Email address: your Internet email address. • Password: typically your network access password (case-sensitive). 3. Tap Show password to display the password as you enter it in the associated field.
  • Page 155: Opening An Email

    • Tap the Notify me when email arrives field to receive new email notifications. • Tap the Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi field to assist with faster access to large email attachments when using Wi-Fi. 6. At the Set up email screen, name the account and enter a screen name to identify yourself on this account.
  • Page 156: Composing Email

    Refreshing Email messages 1. From the Home screen, tap (Email). 2. Select an email account. • If you are already in an email account, tap the account name field (upper-left) to open the complete email account list page. • Select an available email account. 3.
  • Page 157: Configuring Email Settings

    7. Tap the email text field and compose your email message. • To add an attachment (such as image, video, audio, etc..), Attach (from the top of the screen) and make a category selection. – Tap the file you wish to attach. –...
  • Page 158 • Auto advance: allows you to assign an action after an email is deleted. Choose from: Next email, Previous email, or Email list. • Confirm deletions: requires that you provide confirmation before deleting a selected email. • Priority senders: allows you to assign Contacts as priority senders, set as the default folder, assign email notifications, ringtones, and vibration patterns for emails from these senders.
  • Page 159 • Email notifications: Activates the email notification icon to appear within the Notifications area of the status bar when a new email (Gmail, etc..) is received. • Select ringtone: Plays a selected ringtone when a new email message is received. •...
  • Page 160: Microsoft Exchange Email (outlook)

    • Auto resend times: enables the device to resend an outgoing email a specified number of times if delivery fails. • Incoming settings: Lets you specify incoming email settings, such as User name, Password, IMAP server, Security type, Port, and IMAP path prefix.
  • Page 161 • Password: typically your network access password (case-sensitive). 3. Tap Show password to display the password as you enter it in the associated field. 4. Tap Send email from this account by default, to make this your default email account for outbound emails. Note: If selected, the Manual setup button changes to read Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.
  • Page 162 8. Update or re-enter your Exchange server information within the appropriate field. This field can often be populated with incorrect or out of date information provided by your server. • Exchange Server: your exchange server remote email address. Typically starts with Obtain this information from your company network administrator.
  • Page 163 • Enabling the Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi option decreases the wait time to access large email attachments. 14. If prompted, read the Activate device administrator? screen and tap Activate to complete the email setup process. Note: This process can take a few minutes. If the previous setup screen re-appears, ignore it and do not alter any fields during this process.
  • Page 164 Composing Exchange Email For more information, refer to “Composing Email” on page 149. Deleting an Exchange Email Message Touch and hold an email (from your inbox list) and then tap (Delete). Configuring Microsoft Exchange Email Settings 1. From the current Email inbox listing, press and then tap Settings.
  • Page 165 • Rules for filtering: allows you to create and manage filters for emails. Filter parameters include: Filter name, Subject includes, or From. – or – 3. From the current Email inbox listing, press and then tap Settings Account settings <Exchange email account>. Alter any of the following settings: •...
  • Page 166 4. Tap the More settings field to access additional options: • Account name: displays your uniquely created account display name. • Always Cc/Bcc myself allows you to include your own email address in either the CC, Bcc, or None fields. Lets you always receive a copy of outgoing emails.
  • Page 167 • Security options: allows you to enable several security options such as: Encryption, Encryption algorithm, Sign, Sign algorithms, Email encryption cert, Email signing cert, and Security policy list. These security policies could restrict some functions from corporate servers. • Sync Contacts synchronizes the contacts between your device and the remote exchange server.
  • Page 168: Using Google Mail

    Using Google Mail Google Mail (Gmail) is Google’s web-based email. When you first setup the phone, Gmail is configured. Depending on the synchronization settings, Gmail is automatically synchronized with your Gmail account. Signing into Google Mail 1. From the Home screen, tap (Gmail).
  • Page 169 Other Gmail Options From the main Gmail screen, tap (Search) at the bottom of the screen to search through your Gmail messages. Composing a Gmail Message 1. From the Home screen, tap (Gmail). 2. From the Gmail Inbox, tap (Compose) at the bottom of the screen to create a new message.
  • Page 170 Creating an Additional Gmail Account 1. From the Home screen, tap (Gmail). 2. Press and then tap Settings ADD ACCOUNT and follow the same steps as referenced in the previous section. For more information, refer to “Signing into Google Mail” on page 161.
  • Page 171: Section 7: Multimedia

    Section 7: Multimedia This section explains how to use the multimedia features of your device, including the Camera/Camcorder, Music Player, Samsung Link, and how to manage your photos, images and sounds. You can take photographs and shoot video by using the built-in camera functionality.
  • Page 172: Using The Camera

    3. Tap this entry and select the desired default storage location for newly taken pictures or videos. Choose from: Device or Memory card. Note: It is recommended that you set the option to Memory card. 4. Press to return to the Home screen. Using the Camera Taking Photos Taking pictures with your device’s built-in camera is as simple as...
  • Page 173 4. If desired, before taking the photo, you can tap on-screen icons to access various camera options and settings. 5. You can also tap the screen to move the focus to a desired area of interest. 6. Tap (Camera) until the shutter sounds. (The picture is automatically stored within your designated storage location (page 164).
  • Page 174: Camera Options

    Camera Options Options are represented by icons across both sides of the screen. MODE 1. From the camera viewfinder, tap the Mode button change the mode to one of the following: – Auto: Use this mode to automatically adjust the exposure, color, and brightness settings.
  • Page 175 – Panorama: Use this to take wide panoramic photos. Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and then move the camera in any direction. When the blue frame aligns with the preview screen, the camera automatically takes another shot in the panoramic sequence. To stop shooting, press the Shutter button again.
  • Page 176: Quick Settings

    Effects/Downloads: provides access to pre-installed and downloaded effects. Default effects include: No effect, Vignette, Posterize, Solarize, Blue, Red/ Yello, Grayscale, and Sepia. Camcorder button: shoots a video when pressed. Camera button: takes a photo when pressed in Camera mode. Mode button: allows you to select from different MODE camera modes.
  • Page 177 Night detection: use this activate/deactivate night detection. Voice control: activate or deactivate the voice control to take photos. Recording mode: select a resolution for videos. Choose from: Normal or Limit for MMS. Share functions: activate or deactivate the sharing options. Choose from Off, Share shot, Buddy photo share, ChatON photoshare, and Remote viewfinder.
  • Page 178: Camera And Camcorder Settings

    Camera and Camcorder Settings This section describes the different settings that you can configure on your camera. Not all of the following options are available in both still camera and video camera modes. The available options vary by mode. 1. From the viewfinder, tap (Quick Settings) (Camera Settings).
  • Page 179 Camcorder: • Video size: Select a resolution for videos. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution videos take up more memory. Settings: • GPS tag: attach a GPS location tag to the photo. To improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may be obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas, or in poor weather conditions.
  • Page 180 2. The following options are available at the top of the screen: • Change player : allows you to select a different AllShare/ Samsung Link device from your available list. • Share via : allows you to share the picture via ChatON, Group Play, Bluetooth, Drive, Email, Gmail, Google+, Hangouts, Messaging, Picasa, S Memo, and Wi-Fi Direct.
  • Page 181 – Copy to clipboard allows you to copy one or more pictures to a different folder. – Print: allows you to print the current image on a compatible Samsung printer. – Rename: allows you to rename the current file. –...
  • Page 182 – Set as: allows you to assign the current image as a Contact photo, Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock screens. – Details: files details such as Title, Type, Date, Album, Size, Resolution, Orientation, Manufacturer, Model, Flash, Focal length, White balance, Aperture, Exposure, ISO, and Path.
  • Page 183: Using The Camcorder

    Using the Camcorder In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a camcorder that also allows you to record, view, and send high definition videos. Shooting Video Tip: When shooting video in direct sunlight or in bright conditions, it is recommended that you provide your subject with sufficient light by having the light source behind you.
  • Page 184: Accessing Videos

    5. Tap anywhere on the screen to re-focus the camera on that object. The camcorder auto-focuses on the new target area. 6. To capture an image from the video while recording, tap This feature is not available while the anti-shake feature is activated.
  • Page 185 • Share via : allows you to share the video via ChatON, Bluetooth, Drive, Email, Gmail, Google+, Messaging, Picasa, Wi-Fi Direct, or YouTube. • Delete : allows you to delete the current video. Choose either OK or Cancel. – or – Touch and hold a listed video file to place a checkmark alongside and then press for additional options:...
  • Page 186: Sharing Pictures

    – Rename: allows you to rename the filename of the currently selected video. – Details: displays video file information. – Settings: provide access to the Galley settings page. From this page you can configure the SNS data management, Tags, and Sound & shot. Sharing Pictures Pictures are the best way of remembering the moment, but an even better treat is to share them with others.
  • Page 187 • S Beam Transfer uses the NFC (near Field Communication) feature found on your device to transmit large files directly to another compatible device by direct touch. This method of image transfer requires NFC and S Beam to be enabled prior to use.
  • Page 188 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the right to turn it on. The slider color indicates the activation status. 3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct. 4. Tap Scan and select the single device name to begin the connection process to another Wi-Fi Direct compatible device.
  • Page 189 To configure your Share Shot options: 1. Confirm the Share Shot viewfinder is active ( appears at the top of the screen). 2. Tap (Devices for sharing with) to display list of current share shot participants. • Stop sharing images with select participants by tapping their entry and removing the green check mark.
  • Page 190 Using S Beam to Share Pictures This feature (when activated via NFC) allows you to beam large files directly to another compatible device that is in direct contact. These files can be larger, such as Videos, HD pictures, and other large files.You can beam images and videos from your gallery, music files from your music player, and more.
  • Page 191 Note: If the Touch to beam screen does not appear on the source device: - Pull them apart - Verify the image is visible in the preview window on the source device (providing the file) - Place them together again 8.
  • Page 192 1. Launch Samsung Link on the target device (such as an Internet TV, Samsung Tablet, etc..). 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Gallery). Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before you can use this feature.
  • Page 193 3. Open a selected image. 4. Tap (Stream to connected devices) and select an available target device to begin streaming. 5. On a target device (ex: Internet TV) select the on-screen Allow button to continue. Note: At this stage your device is requesting access to share media with the external source.
  • Page 194: Editing A Photo

    Assigning an Image as a Wallpaper 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Gallery). 2. Select a folder location and tap a file to open it. 3. With the image displayed, press and then tap Set as. 4. Select one of the these options: •...
  • Page 195 • Edit: allows you to edit the current image. Launches the Photo Editor application. Note: To select the picture area, touch and hold the current picture. 4. Select an image area by touching and holding the image and then selecting an available option: •...
  • Page 196 Crop: allows you to crop (cut-out) an area of a photo. Color: allows you to Auto adjust color, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Adjust RGB, Temperature, Exposure, and Hue of a photo. Effects: allows you to add various effects to your photo. Portrait: allows you to apply various face correction effects such as: Red-eye fix, Airbrush face, Face brightness, Out-of-focus, Beauty face,...
  • Page 197: The Gallery

    • Share via: allows you to share your saved photo via Bluetooth, ChatON, Drive, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Group Play, Hangouts, Messaging, Picasa, S Memo, or Wi-Fi Direct. • Set as: assigns the currently saved image as either a: Contact photo, Home and lock screens, Home screen, or Lock screen.
  • Page 198 Viewing a Video within the Gallery 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Gallery). 2. Locate your folder and video. 3. Tap (Play) to playback your video. For more information on using the Picture-in-Picture feature for video playback, see “Using Picture-In-Picture” on page 263.
  • Page 199: Section 8: Applications And Development

    Section 8: Applications and Development This section contains a description of each application that is available in the Applications Menu, its function, and how to navigate through that particular application. If the application is already described in another section of this user manual, then a cross reference to that particular section is provided.
  • Page 200: Applications

    Applications The Applications list provides quick access to all the available applications on the device. The Application menu provides quick access to the most frequently used applications. Applications display on each of the panels on the Applications screens. Important! Once you log into your Google account. All previously downloaded apps should now be populated within the Application screens.
  • Page 201 • View type: allows you to customize the way the Apps menu listing is shown. • Share apps: allows you to share information about selected applications with external users. • Show turned off apps: allows you to specify which previously turned off applications are can be reactivated again for viewing in this menu.
  • Page 202 Shutting Down an Currently Active Application Press and hold (Home) and then tap (End all) – or – 1. Press and hold (Home) and then tap (Task manager). 2. From the Active applications tab, tap End to close selected applications. –...
  • Page 203: Calculator

    Calculator Using this feature allows you to use your device as a calculator. The calculator provides the basic arithmetic functions; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. You can also use this as a scientific calculator. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Calculator).
  • Page 204 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Calendar). The following tabs are available on the right side of the display: • Year: displays the Year view. • Month: displays the Month view. • Week: displays the Week view. • Day: displays the Day view. •...
  • Page 205: Calendar Settings

    Creating a Calendar Event 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Calendar). 2. Within the Year, Month, Week, and Day tabs, (Create event) to create a new Calendar event. Calendar Settings Using the Calendar settings you can select the day with which you want the calendar to begin.
  • Page 206: Camera

    9. Tap Select ringtone to assign a ringtone to a calendar event notification. 10. Tap Vibration to assign a vibration notification to this event. 11. Tap Quick responses to edit your default quick responses for outbound emails. These are default responses similar to those used by text templates.
  • Page 207: Chaton

    (ChatON). 2. Log in to the service and follow the on-screen instructions. For more information, visit: Registering with the Service 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung account. 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (ChatON).
  • Page 208 ChatON. • Phone number: to search by Country code and phone number. • Search by ID: to search by using a known Samsung account ID. 2. Select a country code if it differs from yours. 3. Enter the information and tap (Search).
  • Page 209: Chrome

    Using ChatON for Chatting 1. From the ChatON application screen, tap the Buddies tab. 2. Select a buddy by tapping the Chat image to initiate your chat. 3. Enter your message using the on-screen text entry method. 4. Tap (Send). To reply to a ChatON message: 1.
  • Page 210: Clock

    4. Follow the on-screen instructions to use Google Chrome. Clock Here you can set an Alarm, configure and view the World clock, use a Stopwatch, set a Timer, or use a Desk Clock. The applications display in a tabular format and quickly accessed with the touch of a finger.
  • Page 211: Applications And Development

    9. Move the Location alarm slider to the right to activate the feature, then follow the on-screen instructions to enter a location. When activated, the alarm only sounds when you are at a specific location. 10. Move the Snooze slider to the right to activate the feature. Tap the field to assign a Interval time (3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, or 30 minutes) and Repeat (1 time, 2 times, 3 times, 5 times, and 10 times).
  • Page 212: World Clock

    Turning Off an Alarm To stop an alarm when it sounds, touch and slide any direction. Setting the Snooze Feature To activate the Snooze feature after an alarm sounds, touch and slide to any direction. Snooze must first be set in the alarm settings.
  • Page 213: Setting A Timer

    Stopwatch This feature allows you to capture elapsed time while letting the stopwatch keep running. 1. From within the Clock application, tap Stopwatch tab. 2. Tap Start to start the stopwatch counter. 3. Tap Lap to begin the lap time counter. 4.
  • Page 214 Note: You might have to scroll across the tabs to locate the Desk clock tab at the far right. 2. To make changes, press and then tap Settings. The following options are displayed while in full-screen mode: • Calendar: when this is checked, the calendar is displayed. Tap to uncheck.
  • Page 215: Contacts

    Contacts The default storage location for saving phone numbers to your Contacts List is your phone’s built-in memory. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Contacts). Downloads Provides quick access to tabs containing a list of your current downloaded files (Internet and Other). 1.
  • Page 216: Email

    Email Email enables you to review and create email using most email services. The device alerts you when you receive an email message. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Email). Gallery The Gallery is where you view photos and play back videos. For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a slideshow, set photos as wallpaper or caller image, and share as a picture message.
  • Page 217: Gmail

    Gmail Google Mail (Gmail) is a web-based email service. Gmail is configured when you first set up your device. Depending on your synchronization settings, Gmail can automatically synchronize with your Gmail account on the Web. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Gmail).
  • Page 218: Google

    Opening Gmail 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Gmail). 2. Tap an existing email message. Google ® Use Google Search to search the Web. Google Now (a part of the Google application) recognizes a user’s repeated actions performed on the device (including access of common locations, repeated calendar appointments, search queries, etc.).
  • Page 219: Google Settings

    3. When prompted, agree to launch the application. Some initial on-screen “cards” are shown. A default is the Weather card that provides updated weather information in your area. To configure the Google Now settings: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Google).
  • Page 220: Google

    Note: Group Play is not the same as Screen mirroring which requires a connection to a Wi-Fi capable Samsung TV. Important! To share a Group Play, all users must be connected to the same Wi-Fi access point.
  • Page 221: Creating A Group

    1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Group Play). 2. Read the on-screen Disclaimer and tap Agree. 3. Follow the on-screen tutorials. Creating a group If you have media you want to share, create a group for other users to join to and then share/collaborate with what you are sharing. The creator of the group is the leader and it the source of the shared file.
  • Page 222: Hangouts

    Joining a group A joiner is the participant of an already created group. You can only view and interact with media shared by the leader of an existing group. 1. Connect to an active Wireless Access Point and confirm your connection is this same Wi-Fi as the group leader.
  • Page 223: Internet

    2. When prompted, read the on-screen information and confirm your phone number is correct before using the application. Tap Confirm. Note: Confirming your phone number does not make it publicly available. Internet Your device is equipped with a Google browser to navigate the mobile Web.
  • Page 224 • Window manager: displays a list of the windows you have open. • Bookmarks: provides access to the Bookmarks screen. – or – From the home page, press to access the following options: • Homepage: displays the home Web page. •...
  • Page 225: Entering A Url

    This is independent of the brightness assigned within the device’s Settings menu. • Print: provides print access on compatible Samsung printers. • Settings: allows you to change the way you view your web pages by changing these options. For more information, refer to “Browser Settings”...
  • Page 226 Adding and Deleting Windows You can have several Internet windows open at one time. To add a new window: 1. From your browser window, tap (Window) (New window). 2. A new browser window displays. Note: The number of currently open windows is displayed at the bottom of the Windows screen.
  • Page 227: Using Bookmarks

    To add a new incognito window: 1. From your browser window, press and select Incognito mode 2. At the information prompt, tap OK. 3. A new browser window displays. To exit from the incognito window: 1. From your browser window, tap (Windows).
  • Page 228: Adding Bookmarks

    • Move to folder: selected bookmarks are moved to a selected folder. 3. Tap a bookmark to view the webpage, or touch and hold a bookmark for the following options: • Open in new window: opens the webpage in a new window. •...
  • Page 229: Emptying The Cookies

    3. Use the on-screen keypad to edit the name of the bookmark or the URL. 4. Tap the Location field (at the top) to assign a new folder location. 5. Tap Save or Cancel to exit the operation. Deleting Bookmarks 1.
  • Page 230: Saved Pages

    Using Web History The History list displays a list of the most recently viewed websites. These entries can be used to return to previously unmarked web pages. 1. From an active Web page, Press and then tap History. 2. Select a visited range category. 3.
  • Page 231 Browser Settings To configure browser settings: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Internet). 2. Press and then tap Settings. 3. Choose an option from the following categories: Basics: • Set homepage: sets the current home page for the Web browser. •...
  • Page 232 Accessibility: • Text scaling: allows you to preview the text size, scale the text size using a slider bar, set the zoom amount on double tap, and minimize the font size using a slider bar. • Force zoom: allows you to override the website’s request to control zoom.
  • Page 233: Local

    • Reset settings: restores all settings to default. Bandwidth management: • Preload webpages: allows the browser to preload Web pages. Choose from Always, Only on Wi-Fi, or Never. • Load images: allows web page images to load along with the other text components of a loaded website.
  • Page 234 6. Tap on one of the business categories (grocery stores, pharmacy, atm location, or gas station) to search for a particular business. – or – (Services) to display a more extensive list of nearby businesses. All of the business categories that are close to you will be displayed.
  • Page 235: Maps

    Maps Google Maps allow you to track your current location, view real-time traffic issues, and view detailed destination directions. There is also a search tool included to help you locate places of interest or a specific address. You can view locations on a vector or aerial map, or you can view locations at the street level.
  • Page 236: Opening Maps

    2. Tap Access to my location to enable sharing your location with requesting applications. 3. Tap Use GPS satellites to enable the GPS satellite. 4. Tap Use wireless networks to allow apps to use data from sources such as Wi-Fi and mobile networks to provide a better approximation of your current location.
  • Page 237: Messaging

    Messaging This application allows you to use the Short Message Service (SMS) to send and receive short text messages to and from other mobile phones. You can also use the Multimedia Service (MMS) to create multimedia messages to send and receive from other mobile phones. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Messaging).
  • Page 238 Returns the user to the music category screen. Assign the current song as a Favorite. Streams the current music file to another device via Samsung Link. Making a Song a Phone Ringtone 1. From within the Music application, tap the Songs tab.
  • Page 239 Music Options The Music settings menu allows you to set preferences for the music player such as whether you want the music to play in the background, sound effects, and how the music menu displays. With the application displayed and playing a song, press and select one of the following options: •...
  • Page 240 Music Settings The settings menu allows you to set preferences for the music player such as whether you want the music to play in the background, sound effects, and how the music menu displays. 1. From within the Music application, press Settings.
  • Page 241: Using Playlists

    Using Playlists Playlists are used to assign music files into groups for playback. These Playlists can be created using the Music player on this device, or using a third-party application (such as Windows Media Player) and downloading those files to an SD card inserted into the device. Creating a Playlist 1.
  • Page 242: Editing A Playlist

    Removing Music from a Playlist 1. From within the Music application, tap the Playlists tab. 2. Tap the playlist name in which to delete music. 3. Touch and hold a song to reveal the on-screen context menu. 4. Tap Remove. Editing a Playlist Besides adding and removing music files in a playlist, you can also share, delete, or rename the playlist.
  • Page 243: Transferring Music Files

    Transferring Music Files Music files can be downloaded to the phone using one of two methods: 1. Downloaded to the device from the Play Store. Music files are directly stored on your phone. 2. Downloaded to the phone via a direct USB connection. Music files are stored into a Music folder on the SD card.
  • Page 244: My Account Downloader

    My Account Downloader This application provides access to your current account information. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (My Account Downloader). 2. Follow the on-screen instructions to download the application. 3. Once installed, open the application and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 245 Opening and Navigating within Files DCIM is the default location for pictures or video taken by the device. These files are actually stored in the DCIM folder location. To open files: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (My Files). 2.
  • Page 246 • Music: this folder contains your Music files. • Notifications: this folder contains all of the notifications you have received. • Pictures: this folder contains your photos. • Podcasts: this folder contains all of your podcasts. • Ringtones: this folder contains any ringtones you have purchased. •...
  • Page 247: Navigation

    Navigation Navigation is an internet-connected GPS navigation system with voice guidance. You can type or speak your destination. Note: For voice-guided navigation, you need to install text-to-speech support from the Play Store. Launching Navigation From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Navigation).
  • Page 248: Photos

    Photos This application (also known as Google Photos) provide a means for automatically backing up your photos and videos to a centralized Google cloud location. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Photos). 2. Tap Get started and follow the on-screen prompts to configure a connection method and other related parameters.
  • Page 249: Play Games

    Play Games This application takes you directly to the Play Store Games area from where you can make purchases. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Play Games). 2. Accept the Mobile terms of service for Google+ by tapping Accept. 3.
  • Page 250: Play Music

    5. Tap My Movies to view movies you have rented. 6. Tap My TV Shows to view shows you have rented. 7. Tap Shop to purchase or rent material. Play Music Also known as Google Music, allows you to browse, shop, and playback songs purchased from the Play Store.
  • Page 251: Tab Options

    Searching for Music in Your Library 1. From within the Play Music application, tap (Search) to search through your available songs. 2. Type the name of an artist, album, song, or playlist. Matching songs are displayed in a list below the search box. 3.
  • Page 252 Note: If you navigate away from the Now playing screen in the Music application, the Now Playing bar appears at the bottom of the screen. Displaying the Now Playing Screen If you navigate away from the Now playing screen, to return to the Now playing screen from other Music screens: Tap the name of the current song in the Now Playing bar.
  • Page 253: Play Newsstand

    2. Tap an entry then select and then select Keep on device to make available offline. A blue pin indicates that the item is already available offline. Darker pins appear next to the items you can make available offline. A bar at the bottom of the screen shows how much space is available on your device for music and other files.
  • Page 254: Play Store

    Play Store Formerly known as the “Android Market”, this application provides access to downloadable applications and games to install on your phone. The Play Store also allows you to provide feedback and comments about an application, or flag an application that might be incompatible with your phone.
  • Page 255 Important! If the selected application requires access to data or control of a function on your device, the Play Store displays the information the application will access. Tap OK if you agree to the conditions of the application. Once you tap OK on this screen you are responsible for using this application on the device and the amount of data it uses.
  • Page 256: Polaris Office 5

    Note: A data plan is required to use this feature. Charges may apply. Please contact your service provider for further details. POLARIS Office 5 Polaris Office Mobile for Android is a Microsoft Office compatible office suite. This application provides a central place for managing your documents online or offline.
  • Page 257: S Memo

    • Form type: allows you to quickly access your documents based on file type. Each type is separated into several available tabs located at the bottom of the screen, such as: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Other, and PDF. • Favorites: allows you to list only those documents tagged as Favorite. •...
  • Page 258 The icons that you see displayed on the screen are described in the following table: Allows you to add free-format drawing. Displays the keypad to you can add text. Eraser tool allows you to erase marks and drawings. Undo the last action. Redo the last action that was undone.
  • Page 259: Menu Bar

    • Set as: allows you to set a memo as a Contact icon, Home screen wallpaper, Lock screen wallpaper, or Home and lock screens. • Print: allows you to print the screen or Web page on a Samsung printer using Wi-Fi.
  • Page 260: S Translator

    Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be logged in to your Samsung account application. For more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung Account” on page 356. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (S Translator).
  • Page 261: S Voice

    1. At the S Translator screen, tap the left voice button to verbally speak the selected language (corresponds to top field). 2. Wait a few seconds until the on-screen notification shows “Speak in...” then speak using the selected language. 3. Within a few seconds, confirm the translated text now appears in the other translation field.
  • Page 262 4. Navigate through the following on-screen tutorial screens by reading the information and tapping Next, or tap Skip to continue without reading the information. 5. Wake up the application by repeating the phrase Hi Galaxy. Note: The wake-up command/phrase can be changed from “Hi Galaxy”...
  • Page 263: Samsung Link

    Samsung Link This application wirelessly synchronizes your Samsung mobile phone with your TV, streams content and even keeps tabs on who calls or sends text messages with real-time, on-screen monitoring. Samsung’s Samsung Link makes staying connected easy. Allows users to share their in-device media content with other external devices using DLNA certified™...
  • Page 264 Account” on page 356. Important! The Samsung account manages the access information (username/password) to several applications, such as Samsung Link and Chat On. 1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung account. 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Samsung Link).
  • Page 265 • Registered storage: allows you to add a Web storage location. Without a storage service/location added, you will not be able to use Samsung Link. • My device: allows you to rename your device within the Link application.
  • Page 266: Setting Up Web Storage

    • My account: displays Samsung account information. • Customer support: displays FAQ information. • About this service: displays application information. Setting Up Web Storage Web storage services allow you to use storage space to store your files and share them on the “Cloud”.
  • Page 267 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Samsung Link). Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before you can use this feature. 3. Tap DEVICES & STORAGE and select your device name from the Registered devices area.
  • Page 268: Settings

    Note: At this stage your device is requesting access to share media with the external source. Confirm (Samsung Link Controller enabled) appears in the Notification area at the top of the device to indicate you are using your device as the media source.
  • Page 269: Story Album

    Story Album With Story Album, you can create a digital Album of your story in media. Special moments will be on a timeline, and if you wish, you can have your album published as a hard copy. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Story Album).
  • Page 270 Using Picture-In-Picture This feature can be used during playback of supported video types via either the Gallery, Play Videos, or Video player. Note: Some applications might not allow this video to remain active in the foreground (ex: Camera/Camcorder screen). This feature allows you to continue to view your video as a background operation while you multi-task and do other things, such as surf the Internet, access your Contacts list, look for a picture, etc..
  • Page 271: Voice Recorder

    Voice Recorder The Voice Recorder allows you to record an audio file up to one minute long and then immediately send it as a message. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Voice Recorder). 2. Tap (List) to display a list of current recordings. 3.
  • Page 272 • Settings: the following settings are available: – Storage: allows you to choose where your recordings will be saved. Select between Device or memory card. – Recording quality: allows you to set the recording quality to High or Normal. – Limit for multimedia messages: allows you to select On or Off.
  • Page 273: Voice Search

    Voice Search Launches the Google Now application that is used for voice to text Internet searching. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Voice Search). 2. When prompted, speak into the built-in microphone. 3. Use the on-screen options to find a matching search term. WatchON Using WatchON Important! Before initiating use, verify you have an active Internet...
  • Page 274 Initial Configuration 1. Sign into your Samsung account. 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (WatchON). Note: If you are not connected to an active Wi-Fi, you may be prompted to continue the set up process via a mobile network.
  • Page 275 Customizing Your Remote 1. From the top of the main screen, tap (Remote Control) Continue. 2. From the Select your TV brand screen, tap your TV’s manufacturer name. • If you have a brand of TV not listed or you are using a projector, select from one of the following two options.
  • Page 276 • My xxx TV: selected when a signal is fed directly into the TV and no box is used. Channels are changed directly on the TV by using the TV remote and not a box’s remote. Note: Try matching your current channel selection method. 6.
  • Page 277: Using Watchon

    11. If prompted to personalize your experience, follow the on- screen instructions. Using WatchON To change channels: 1. Sign into your Samsung account. 2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (WatchON). 3. From the top of the main screen, tap (Remote Control).
  • Page 278 • Edit channels: allows you to add or remove channels from your custom list. Press and hold a channel number to update the channel entry. • Settings: provides access to the Samsung WatchON settings menu. • About: displays on-screen information about the application.
  • Page 279 The Just for you option displays available content matching your activated media categories. These categories can be configured during your initial set up or at any later time. 1. Sign into your Samsung account. 2. From the main WatchON screen, tap (Combined View) Just for you.
  • Page 280: Youtube

    5. Follow steps 4-10 from page 267 to complete the process. YouTube YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can upload and share videos, and view them in MPEG-4 format. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (YouTube). 2.
  • Page 281 • Connected TVs – Allows you to pair your device to a wireless TV running a YouTube application. Options include Add a TV and Edit TVs. • Search – Clear search history allows you to clear previous YouTube searches from showing up in the YouTube search box. –...
  • Page 282 • About – Help provides answers to most YouTube questions. – Feedback allows you to provide user feedback to YouTube. – Google Mobile Terms of Service – YouTube Terms of Service – Google Mobile Privacy Policy – YouTube Privacy Policy –...
  • Page 283: Section 9: Connections

    Section 9: Connections Your device is equipped with features that allow you to quickly connect to the Web. Bluetooth About Bluetooth Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that allows you to connect wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth devices, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and Bluetooth-enabled handhelds, computers, printers, and wireless devices.
  • Page 284 Bluetooth Status Indicators The following icons show your Bluetooth connection status at a glance: Displays when Bluetooth is active. Displays when Bluetooth is connected (paired) and communicating. Bluetooth Settings The Bluetooth settings menu allows you to set up many of the characteristics of your device’s Bluetooth service, including: •...
  • Page 285 3. Tap the Device name field and use the on-screen keyboard to edit the current device name. 4. Tap to erase the current device name and enter a new name for this device using the keyboard. 5. Tap OK to confirm your setting. To set visibility: 1.
  • Page 286 Pairing Bluetooth Devices The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish trusted connections between your device and another Bluetooth device. When you pair devices, they share a passkey, allowing for fast, secure connections while bypassing the discovery and authentication process. Note: Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a one-time process.
  • Page 287 Note: Due to different specifications and features of other Bluetooth- compatible devices, display and operations may be different, and functions such as transfer or exchange may not be possible with all Bluetooth-compatible devices. Important! If callers can not hear you during a call while using a paired Bluetooth headset (with built-in microphone), verify the Call audio option is enabled within the entry’s Bluetooth Settings page.
  • Page 288 Note: If callers can not hear you during a call while using a paired Bluetooth headset (with built-in microphone), verify the Call audio option is enabled within the entry’s Bluetooth Settings page. Disconnecting a Paired Bluetooth Device Disconnecting a paired device breaks the connection between the device and your phone, but retains the knowledge of the pairing.
  • Page 289: Enable Downloading For Web Applications

    Sending Contacts via Bluetooth Depending on your paired devices’ settings and capabilities, you may be able to send pictures, Contact information, or other items using a Bluetooth connection. Note: Prior to using this feature, Bluetooth must first be enabled on both your phone and the external device, and the recipient’s device must be visible.
  • Page 290: Pc 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 computer.
  • Page 291: Wi-fi

    Connecting as a Storage Device You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in the device, you can also access the files directory from the memory card by using the device as a memory card reader.
  • Page 292 Activating Wi-Fi By default, your device’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off (deactivated). Activating Wi-Fi allows your device to discover and connect to compatible in-range WAPs (Wireless Access Points). 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (Connections tab). 2.
  • Page 293 Wi-Fi Status Indicators The following icons indicate the Wi-Fi connection status: Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and communicating with a Wireless Access Point (WAP). Displays when Wi-Fi is active and there is an available open wireless network. Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is active and communicating Manually Add a New Network Connection 1.
  • Page 294 Deactivating Wi-Fi 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings Connections tab. 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the left to turn it off. – or – Activate and Deactivate Wi-Fi from the Notification bar. Note: Use of wireless data connections such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth can reduce battery life and use times.
  • Page 295 Wi-Fi Advanced Settings The Wi-Fi settings - Advanced menu allows you to set up many of the device’s Wi-Fi services, including: • Setting the Wi-Fi sleep policy • Viewing the device’s MAC Address • Configuring use of either a DHCP or Static IP To access the Wi-Fi Advanced Settings menu: 1.
  • Page 296: Section 10: Changing Your Settings

    Section 10: Changing Your Settings This section explains the device settings for your device. It includes such settings as: display, security, memory, and any extra settings associated with your device. Accessing the Settings Tabs From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Settings).
  • Page 297 Motions and gestures, Smart screen, and Voice control. Accounts: This tab provides both the ability to create and modify your accounts (ex: Samsung account, Email, etc.), and access Backup and reset features. More: This tab provides access to the remaining set of device settings not listed under the other tabs.
  • Page 298: Wi-fi Settings

    Wi-Fi Settings This section describes the Wi-Fi settings. Activating Wi-Fi 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (Connections tab). 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the right to turn it on .
  • Page 299 4. Tap Network notification again to remove the check mark and deactivate this feature. Wi-Fi During Sleep By default, when your device enter a sleep mode, your Wi-Fi connection stays on all the time. If the feature is Never enabled during sleep that current data usage is taken over by your SIM and its network connection.
  • Page 300 Auto Network selection Allows the device to automatically switch between Wi-Fi network or cellular network. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab Wi-Fi. 2. Press and then tap Advanced. 3. Tap the Auto network switch to activate the feature that would allow the device to connect to the best available signal connection.
  • Page 301 5. Tap Connect to store the new information and connect to the target WAP. Note: An SSID is a unique key which identifies a wireless LAN. Its purpose is to stop other wireless equipment from accessing your LAN — whether accidentally or intentionally. To communicate, wireless devices must be configured with the same SSID.
  • Page 302 WPS PIN Entry If a WPS Push Button does not work, there is an alternative WPS connection method where you would use a device generated PIN number to establish the connection. This number is then entered into your WAP’s WPS client PIN field to complete the connection. To pair your device using WPS PIN: 1.
  • Page 303 To activate your connection: 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab. 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the right to turn it on. The slider color indicates the activation status. 3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct. 4.
  • Page 304: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings In this menu you can activate Bluetooth, view or assign a device name, activate your phone so other Bluetooth devices can discover it, or scan for other, available Bluetooth devices with which to pair. Turning Bluetooth On and Off To turn Bluetooth on: 1.
  • Page 305 4. Tap OK to confirm your setting. Activating Visibility 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab Bluetooth. 2. Verify your Bluetooth is active. 3. From the top of the Bluetooth settings page, toggle the state of the visibility check mark. Activating this feature enabled your device visible allows other devices to pair and communicate.
  • Page 306: Data Usage

    Data Usage Monitor and mange your device’s data usage capabilities. Features include activation/deactivation or network data usage, set mobile data usage for a set period of time, and view application data usage. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (Connections tab) Data usage.
  • Page 307: More Networks

    7. Press and then select from the available on-screen options: • Restrict background data prevents background data usage. This can help prevent over usage of your data minutes. • Auto sync data allows the device to automatically sync information and updates with your various services.
  • Page 308: Mobile Networks

    3. Tap OK. The Airplane mode icon is displayed at the top of your screen. Mobile networks Before you use applications such as Google Maps and find your location or search for places of interest, you must enable the Mobile networks options.
  • Page 309 Network Operators Using this feature you can view the current network connection. You can also scan and select a network operator manually, or set the network selection to Automatic. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab More networks Mobile networks.
  • Page 310: Adding A Vpn

    The VPN settings menu allows you to set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Note: Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock PIN or password. For more information, refer to “Security” on page 365. Adding a VPN Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN protocol to use: PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA, IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, IPSec Hybrid RSA.
  • Page 311: Delete A Vpn

    Connecting to a VPN 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab More networks VPN. 2. Tap the VPN entry you want to connect to. 3. Enter any requested credentials into the pop-up that opens. 4. Tap Connect. Edit a VPN 1.
  • Page 312: Android Beam

    Near Field Communication This feature is used to read and exchange tags. When used in conjunction with Android Beam, your device can be used to beam application content when NFC-capable devices are touched. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Connections tab. 2.
  • Page 313: Nearby Devices

    4. If not already active, in a single motion touch and slide the S Beam slider to the right to turn it on. 5. Complete the transfer process between the two NFC-enabled devices by placing them back to back. This feature can come in very handy to quickly share pictures between users with compatible S Beam devices.
  • Page 314: Screen Mirroring

    9. Tap Upload from other devices, then select the actions you’ll take when you upload content from other devices. Choose from either Always accept, Always ask, or Always reject. Screen Mirroring With feature enabled, you can wirelessly mirror what is currently displayed on your device’s screen with an external TV.
  • Page 315: Lock Screen

    Lock Screen This menu contains features that allows you to configure the device’s security parameters. Screen Unlock Pattern Overview To secure data and limit phone access, set the phone to require a screen unlock pattern each time you turn on the device, or every time the phone wakes up from sleep mode (when the screen automatically turns off).
  • Page 316: Swipe Options

    Using Swipe This feature is the least secure locking method and only requires that a user swipe the screen to unlock the device. 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Lock screen. 2. Tap Screen lock Swipe. Swipe options 1.
  • Page 317 Using Face Unlock This feature uses facial recognition to unlock your phone. This feature is less secure than PIN, Pattern, and Password locks and can be bypassed by someone else who looks similar to you. 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Lock screen.
  • Page 318 Using Face and Voice Unlock This feature uses facial recognition to unlock your phone. This feature is less secure than PIN, Pattern, and Password locks and can be bypassed by someone else who looks similar to you. 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Lock screen.
  • Page 319 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Lock screen. 2. Tap Screen lock Pattern. 3. Draw your pattern by touching your first on-screen point. Then, without removing your finger from the screen, drag your finger over adjacent points until the gray trace line overlaps each point and they are highlighted with a green circle.
  • Page 320: What If I Forget My Pattern

    Deleting the Screen Lock Pattern 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Lock screen. 2. Tap Screen lock. 3. Retrace your current pattern on the screen. 4. Tap None. Pattern options Once an unlock pattern is enabled, additional options are available: •...
  • Page 321 Important! If you are unsuccessful in retrieving your lock pattern or unlocking your device, please contact your provider for assistance. To unlock your device with a PIN code: 1. Tap Backup PIN (located at the bottom of the screen). 2. Tap Done. 3.
  • Page 322 4. Confirm the PIN by re-entering it and tap OK to confirm. Your phone now requires you to enter this PIN number in order to unlock the phone. Password Lock and Unlock 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Lock screen.
  • Page 323: Display Settings

    To edit these Lock screen shortcuts: 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Lock screen Shortcuts. 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Shortcuts slider to the right to turn it on. 3. Tap the Shortcuts field to activate the menu. 4.
  • Page 324 Follow the on-screen instructions. • Font style: sets the fonts used on the LCD display. Selections are: Default font, Choco cooky, Cool jazz, Rosemary, Samsung Sans or Get fonts online. Tap Get fonts online to download additional fonts. • Font size: allows you to select which size of font is displayed.Font size: allows you to select which size of font is displayed.
  • Page 325 Adjusting Screen Brightness This feature configures the LCD Brightness levels. 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Display Brightness. 2. Tap Automatic brightness to allow the phone to self-adjust and tap OK. – or – Touch and slide the on-screen slider to adjust the level and tap Assigning a Wallpaper The Wallpaper settings option allows you to set the Wallpaper for your Home screen, Lock screen, or both.
  • Page 326: Led Indicator

    LED Indicator This option allows you to turn on your LED lights for charging, missed events, and incoming notifications. The light will turn on by default unless you turn them off. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (My device tab) LED indicator.
  • Page 327 Silent mode via Device Options Screen Silent mode is convenient when you wish to stop the phone from making noise, in a theater for example. In Silent Mode the speaker is muted and the phone only vibrates to notify you of incoming calls, or other functions that normally have a defined tone or sound as an alert.
  • Page 328 Setup the Ringtones This option allows you to set the ringtone. 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Sound. 2. Tap Ringtones. 3. Tap a ringtone from the available list. The ringtone briefly plays when selected. 4. Tap Add to locate a compatible media file that can be used as a ringtone.
  • Page 329 Default Notifications 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 Sound. 2. Tap Default notification sound. 3. Select a ringtone and tap OK. Setting up Vibration When Ringing This option allows you to enable your phone to vibrate when a call is incoming.
  • Page 330: Home Screen Mode

    Adapt Sound The Adapt sound feature allows you to customize your call sounds. 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Sound Adapt Sound. 2. Read the instructions and tap Start. 3. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your personal call sound.
  • Page 331: Call Settings

    Call Settings 1. From the Home screen, tap 2. Press and then tap Call settings. – or – From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (My device tab) Call. My device My device Configuring General Call Settings Configure the general call settings using this option. 1.
  • Page 332 • Turn off screen during calls: allows you to force the screen to turn off during an active call. • Call alerts: allows you to assign call alert tones and activate call alerts and vibration. – Call vibrations: vibrates the phone when the called party answers. Choose from: Answer vibration or Call-end vibration.
  • Page 333: Call Rejection

    • Personalize call sound: allows you to enable the personalize call sound function within an active call. You can adjust the audio by enabling selecting an audio preset. For more information, refer to “Adjusting the Call Volume” on page 71. •...
  • Page 334: Turn Off Screen During Calls

    Set reject messages 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Set up call rejection messages. 2. Tap to manually add a reject message. – or – Tap one of the pre-written messages to be displayed when you want the call to be rejected. You can edit the message if desired.
  • Page 335: Accessory Settings For Call

    Call alerts 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Call alerts. 2. Tap Call vibrations to enable your phone to vibrate when the called party answers the phone. – Choose from: Answer vibration or Call-end vibration. 3. Tap Call status tones to set the sound settings during a call then tap OK.
  • Page 336 • Call forwarding: configures the forwarding settings. For more information, refer to “Configuring Call Forwarding” on page 329. • Auto area code: allows you to automatically prepend a specific area code to all outbound calls. • Call waiting: notifies you of an incoming call while you are on another call.
  • Page 337: Auto Redial

    Call Waiting 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Additional settings. 2. Tap Call waiting to enable/disable the on-screen notification of new incoming call during an active call. Auto Redial 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Additional settings. 2.
  • Page 338 Changing the PIN2 Code 1. From the main Call settings page, tap Additional settings Fixed dialing numbers. 2. Tap Change PIN2. 3. At the prompt, enter your old PIN2 code. 4. At the prompt, enter a new PIN2 code. 5. Confirm your PIN2 code. Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code.
  • Page 339: Ringtones And Keypad Tones

    Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code. If your SIM card does not, this menu does not display. The PIN2 code is provided by your provider. Entering the PIN2 incorrectly three times will cause the device to lock. Contact customer service for assistance.
  • Page 340: Increase Volume In Pocket

    Noise reduction This option allows you to suppress background noise during a call. From the main Call settings page, tap Noise reduction to create a check mark and enable the feature. Increase volume in pocket This option increases the ringtone volume when the device is in a pocket or a bag.
  • Page 341: Hearing Aids

    TTY Mode A TTY (also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a telecommunications device that allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities, to communicate by telephone. Your device is compatible with select TTY devices. Please check with the manufacturer of your TTY device to ensure that it is compatible with digital cell phones.
  • Page 342: Blocking Mode

    Blocking Mode When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected features will be disabled. You will only receive notifications of incoming calls from people on your allowed list. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (My device tab). My device My device 2.
  • Page 343: Hands-free Mode

    Hands-free Mode When enabled, alarm and information will be read aloud. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (My device tab) Hands-free mode. My device My device 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Hands-Free mode slider to the right to turn it on.
  • Page 344: Accessory

    • Screen power saving: allows you to lower the screen power level. 4. Tap Learn about Power saving to learn about various ways to conserve battery power. Accessory This menu allows you to select the Audio output mode when using a car or desk dock.
  • Page 345 Note: Initially, it might be necessary to download accessibility applications from the Play Store. 2. Select the Auto rotate screen field to activate this feature which automatically rotates an available screen. 3. Tap Screen timeout to timeout the accessibility feature after a defined amount of time.
  • Page 346 Note: TalkBack, when installed and enabled, speaks feedback to help blind and low-vision users. Important! TalkBack can collect all of the text you enter, except passwords, including personal data and credit card numbers. It may also log your user interface interactions with the device.
  • Page 347 15. Tap the Text-to-speech options field to configure the text to speech configuration parameters. 16. Tap the Enhance web accessibility field to allow apps to install scripts from Google that make their Web content more accessible. 17. Use the Sound balance field to allow you to use the slider to set the Left and Right balance when using a stereo device.
  • Page 348: Language And Input Settings

    1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Language and input (adjacent to the Samsung keyboard field). – or – From within an active text entry screen, touch and hold (Input Methods), drag across the icons, and select (Settings) to reveal the Samsung keyboard settings screen.
  • Page 349: Changing Your Settings

    2. Set any of the following options: • Alphabets sets the appearance of an alphabetic keyboard. Choose from Qwerty keyboard or 3x4 keyboard. • Numbers and symbols sets the appearance of an numbers and symbols keyboard. Choose from Qwerty keyboard or 3x4 keyboard. •...
  • Page 350 • Tutorial launches a brief on-screen help tutorial covering the main concepts related to the Samsung keyboard. • Reset settings resets the keyboard settings back to their original configuration. Predictive Text - Advanced Settings The predictive text system provides next-letter prediction and regional error correction, which compensates for users pressing the wrong keys on QWERTY keyboards.
  • Page 351: Swype Settings

    • Learn from Facebook allows you to log into your current Facebook account and add used text to your personal dictionary. • Learn from Gmail: allows you to sign in to your existing Gmail account from where your style and existing contact information is added to your personal dictionary.
  • Page 352 • Long-press delay: sets the amount of time needed to select alternate characters. Adjust the time value of the slider (in ms) and tap OK. • Show complete trace: once enabled, sets whether or not to display the complete Swype path. •...
  • Page 353 4. Tap My Words on the left side of the screen to access the following options: • Backup & Sync: allows you to backup your Swype dictionary and sync your Swype dictionary across multiple devices. • Living Language: when enabled, this feature automatically updates your Swype dictionary with popular new words.
  • Page 354 • Show helpful tips: once enabled, displays helpful tips and hints as you are using Swype. • Version: displays the software version information. 8. Tap Updates on the left side of the screen to download any new Swype updates. If an update is available, it will display under the updates heading.
  • Page 355 7. Tap Offline speech recognition to enable speech recognition via locally stored files so that even if you are not connected to a network you can still use the service. Configuring Voice Input Recognition This feature allows the device to correctly recognize verbal input. 1.
  • Page 356 • Settings for Google Text-to-speech Engine: allows you to view Open Source Licenses. • Settings for Samsung text-to-speech engine: allows you to configure the General settings for the Samsung TTS. • Install voice data: allows you to install voice data for speech synthesis.
  • Page 357: Motions And Gestures Settings

    Configuring the Mouse-TrackPad This feature allows you to configure the pointer speed for a connected mouse or trackpad. 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Language and input Pointer speed. 2. Adjust the slider and tap OK. Motions and Gestures Settings This feature allows you to assign specific functions to certain phone actions that are detected by both the accelerometer and gyroscope.
  • Page 358 To activate Motion: 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Motions and gestures. 2. In a single motion touch and slide the Motion slider to the right to turn it on. 3. Read the on-screen notification and tap OK. Note: At least one feature must be activated before Motion can be activated.
  • Page 359: Gyroscope Calibration

    • Mute/pause: once enabled, mute incoming calls and any playing sounds by turning the device display down on a surface. This is the opposite of the Pickup to be Notified Gesture. To activate Palm Motion: 1. From the main Settings page, tap My device tab Motions and gestures.
  • Page 360: Smart Screen

    Smart screen The Smart screen options allow you to customize your screen settings to make the screen more responsive and easier to use. 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (My device tab) Smart screen. My device My device 2.
  • Page 361: Add Account

    • Music: allows you to control your Music player using the voice commands Next, Previous, Pause, Play, Volume Up, and Volume Down. Note: If you set the alert type for calls or alarms to vibration, voice control will not be available. Add Account This menu allows you to set up, manage, and synchronize accounts, including your Google and email accounts.
  • Page 362 Removing an Account Important! Removing an account also deletes all of its messages, contacts, and other data from the device. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Accounts tab. 2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap the account name.
  • Page 363 2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap Add account Samsung account. 3. If you have previously created a Samsung account, tap Sign in. – or – If this is your first time, tap Create new account. 4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 364: Backup And Reset

    Backup and Reset Location settings, backup configurations, or reset the phone to erase all personal data. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (Accounts tab) Backup and reset. Mobile Backup and Restore The device can be configured to back up your current settings, application data and settings.
  • Page 365: Backing Up Your Data Before Factory Reset

    Backing up Your Data Before Factory Reset Backing Up Your Contacts using an SD card Before initiating a factory reset, it is recommended that you backup your personal data prior to use. Important! If you choose to back up contacts to your SIM card, all information other than name and number is lost.
  • Page 366 Backing Up Media to your PC You can back up your pictures, videos, documents, and other media to your PC. You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and copy files back and forth between your phone and PC. If you insert an SD card in the device, you can also access the files directory from the SD card by using your device as a memory card reader.
  • Page 367 Verify your images and videos are on your microSD card: 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Gallery). 2. Verify the Gallery contains all of your pictures and videos. 3. Remove both the back cover and remove the internal microSD card prior to initiating the process.
  • Page 368 2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap Add account and select Samsung account. 3. Sign in to your Samsung account or tap Create new account if you don't have one yet. Follow the on-screen instructions. 4. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Internet).
  • Page 369 Backing Up Settings to Google You can use your Google account to back up apps, Wi-Fi passwords, and other data. 1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) (Gmail). 2. Tap Existing if you have a Google account. The Inbox loads conversations and email. –...
  • Page 370: Location Services

    Factory Data Reset From this menu you can reset your device and sound settings to the factory default settings. 1. From the main Settings page, tap Accounts tab Backup and reset Factory data reset. 2. Read the on-screen reset information. 3.
  • Page 371: Using Wireless Networks

    • Use wireless networks: allows applications to use data from mobile networks and Wi-Fi to help determine your location. • My places: allows you to add location information for your Home, Office, and Car. Enabling the GPS Satellites 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab Location services.
  • Page 372: Security

    Security The Security settings allow you to determine the security level for your device. Encrypt Device When enabled, this feature requires a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your device each time you power it on or encrypt the data on your SD card each time it is connected: 1.
  • Page 373: Device Administration

    3. Tap Lock SIM card, enter your SIM PIN code, then tap OK. Note: You must activate Lock SIM card before you can change your SIM PIN code. To change an existing SIM Card PIN: 1. Tap Change SIM PIN. 2.
  • Page 374: Verify Apps

    2. Tap Security policy updates to automatically check for changes to the security policy and then download any updates automatically in order to improve security and service. 3. Tap Send security reports to only send security reports to Samsung once the device is connected to an active Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 375: Application Manager

    Credential Storage This option allows certain applications to access secure certificates and other credentials. Certificates and credentials can be installed to the SD card and password protected. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab Security. 2. Tap Trusted credentials to display only trusted CA certificates. A check mark displayed next to the feature indicates secure credentials.
  • Page 376: Clearing Application Cache And Data

    You can also view the amount of memory or resources used as well as the remaining memory and resources for each of the applications on your phone and clear the data, cache, or defaults. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (More tab) Application manager ALL.
  • Page 377 Memory Usage See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running applications. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab Applications manager. 2. Tap DOWNLOADED, SD CARD, RUNNING, or ALL to display memory usage for that category of applications. The graph at the bottom of each tabs (DOWNLOADED, SD CARD, RUNNING, ALL) show used and free device memory.
  • Page 378: Storage Used

    Running Services The Running services option allows you to view and control currently running services such as Backup, Google Talk, SMS (messaging), Swype, and more. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab Application manager. 2. Tap the RUNNING tab to view all currently active and running applications.
  • Page 379: Battery Usage

    Reset App Preferences This feature provides you with the ability to reset all preferences for the following features: Disabled apps, Disabled app notifications, Default applications for actions, and Background data restrictions. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab Applications manager.
  • Page 380: Sd Card & Device Storage

    SD Card & Device Storage From this menu you can view the memory allocation for the memory card as well as mount or unmount the SD card. To view the memory allocation for your external SD card: From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings (More tab) Storage.
  • Page 381: Date And Time

    3. After the “SD card will be unmounted” message displays and the Mount SD card now appears in the menu list, remove the SD card. Erasing Files from the SD card To erase files from the SD card using the device: 1.
  • Page 382: About Device

    5. Tap Automatic time zone to allow the network set the time zone information automatically. 6. Tap Select time zone, then tap a time zone. 7. Tap Use 24-hour format. If this is not selected the device automatically uses a 12-hour format. 8.
  • Page 383 • Legal information: This option displays information about Open source licences, Google legal information, Samsung Legal, as well as License settings. This information clearly provides copyright and distribution legal information and facts as well as Google Terms of Service, Terms of Service for Android-powered Phones, and much more pertinent information as a reference.
  • Page 384: Software Update

    Software Update The Software Update feature feature enables you to use your phone to connect to the network and upload any new phone software directly to your phone. The phone automatically updates with the latest available software when you access this option. To update your device: 1.
  • Page 385: Section 11: Health And Safety Information

    Section 11: Health and Safety Information This device is capable of operating in Wi-Fi™ mode in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. The FCC requires that devices operating within 5.15- 5.25 GHz may only be used indoors, not outside, in order to avoid interference with Mobile Satellite Services (MSS).
  • Page 386 The majority of studies published have failed to show an association between exposure to radio frequency from a cell phone and health problems. The low levels of RF cell phones emit while in use are in the microwave frequency range. They also emit RF at substantially reduced time intervals when in the stand-by mode.
  • Page 387 Research Results to Date: Is there a connection between RF and certain health problems? The results of most studies conducted to date say no. In addition, attempts to replicate and confirm the few studies that have shown a connection have failed. The scientific community at large therefore believes that the weight of scientific evidence does not show an association between exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) from cell phones and adverse...
  • Page 388 Interphone is the largest cell phone study to date, but it did not answer all questions about cell phone safety. Additional research is being conducted around the world, and the FDA continues to monitor developments in this field. International Cohort Study on Mobile Phone Users (COSMOS) The COSMOS study aims to conduct long-term health monitoring of a large group of people to determine if there are any health issues linked to long-term exposure to radio frequency energy from cell...
  • Page 389 age-adjusted incidence of brain cancer did not increase. Additional information about SEER can be found at Cell Phone Industry Actions Although the existing scientific data do not justify FDA regulatory actions, the FDA has urged the cell phone industry to take a number of steps, including the following: •...
  • Page 390 • Use speaker mode or a headset to place more distance between your head and the cell phone. Hands-Free Kits ® Hands-free kits may include audio or Bluetooth headsets and various types of body-worn accessories such as belt-clips and holsters. Combinations of these can be used to reduce RF energy absorption from cell phones.
  • Page 391: Children And Cell Phones

    Studies have shown that these products generally do not work as advertised. Unlike “hands-free” kits, these so-called “shields” may interfere with proper operation of the phone. The phone may be forced to boost its power to compensate, leading to an increase in RF absorption.
  • Page 392: Specific Absorption Rate (sar) Certification Information

    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): (Note: This web address is case sensitive.) • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): • World Health Organization (WHO): • International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection:
  • Page 393 Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In both cases, the recommendations were developed by scientific and engineering experts drawn from industry, government, and academia after extensive reviews of the scientific literature related to the biological effects of RF energy. The RF exposure limit set by the FCC for wireless mobile phones employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR).
  • Page 394 FCC website: oet/ea/. The SAR information for this device can also be found on Samsung’s website: SAR information on this and other model phones can be accessed online on the FCC's website through
  • Page 395: Fcc Part 15 Information To User

    FCC Part 15 Information to User Pursuant to part 15.21 of the FCC Rules, you are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by Samsung could void your authority to operate the device. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is...
  • Page 396: Commercial Mobile Alerting System (cmas)

    Samsung is committed to promoting responsible driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand and address distractions.
  • Page 397 Before answering calls, consider your circumstances. Let the call go to voicemail when driving conditions require. Remember, driving comes first, not the call! If you consider a call necessary and appropriate, follow these tips: • Use a hands-free device; • Secure your phone within easy reach;...
  • Page 398: Battery Use And Safety

    If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear to be working properly.
  • Page 399 Do not handle a damaged or leaking battery. Do not let leaking battery fluid come in contact with your eyes, skin or clothing. For safe disposal options, contact your nearest Samsung-authorized service center. • Avoid dropping the cell phone. Dropping the phone or the battery, especially on a hard surface, can potentially cause damage to the phone and battery.
  • Page 400: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling

    Samsung-approved chargers which are specifically designed for your phone. WARNING! Use of a non-Samsung-approved battery or charger may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard. Samsung's warranty does not cover damage to the phone caused by nonSamsung-approved batteries and/or chargers.
  • Page 401 Recycling programs for your mobile device, batteries, and accessories may not be available in your area. We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung mobile device by working with respected take-back companies in every state in the country.
  • Page 402: Ul Certified Travel Charger

    To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: Or call, (877) 278-0799. Follow local regulations regarding disposal of mobile devices and batteries Dispose of your mobile device and batteries in accordance with local regulations. In some areas, the disposal of these items in household or business trash may be prohibited.
  • Page 403: Display / Touch-screen

    “Standard Limited Warranty”. GPS & AGPS Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS uses satellites controlled by the U.S. Government that are subject to...
  • Page 404: Your Location

    Defense policy and the 2008 Federal Radio navigation Plan (FRP). Changes may affect the performance of location-based technology on your mobile device. Certain Samsung mobile devices can also use an Assisted Global Positioning System (AGPS), which obtains information from the cellular network to improve GPS performance. AGPS uses your...
  • Page 405: Emergency Calls

    Navigation Maps, directions, and other navigation-data, including data relating to your current location, may contain inaccurate or incomplete data, and circumstances can and do change over time. In some areas, complete information may not be available. Therefore, you should always visually confirm that the navigational instructions are consistent with what you see before following them.
  • Page 406: Care And Maintenance

    The suggestions below will help you fulfill any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years: Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: Liquids of any kind Keep the mobile device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and liquids contain minerals that will corrode electronic circuits.
  • Page 407: Responsible Listening

    Extreme heat or cold Avoid temperatures below 0°C / 32°F or above 45°C / 113°F. Microwaves Do not try to dry your mobile device in a microwave oven. Doing so may cause a fire or explosion. Dust and dirt Do not expose your mobile device to dust, dirt, or sand. Cleaning solutions Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or strong detergents to clean the mobile device.
  • Page 408 Damage to hearing occurs when a person is exposed to loud sounds over time. The risk of hearing loss increases as sound is played louder and for longer durations. Prolonged exposure to loud sounds (including music) is the most common cause of preventable hearing loss.
  • Page 409 • When using headphones, turn the volume down if you cannot hear the people speaking near you or if the person sitting next to you can hear what you are listening to. • Do not turn the volume up to block out noisy surroundings. If you choose to listen to your portable device in a noisy environment, use noise-cancelling headphones to block out background environmental noise.
  • Page 410 American Academy of Audiology 11730 Plaza American Drive, Suite 300 Reston, VA 20190 Voice: (800) 222-2336 Email: Internet: default.aspx National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders National Institutes of Health 31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 Bethesda, MD 20892-2320 Email: Internet:
  • Page 411: Operating Environment

    Email: Internet: default.html 1-888-232-6348 TTY Operating Environment Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch your mobile device off whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when it may cause interference or danger. When connecting the mobile device or any accessory to another device, read its user's guide for detailed safety instructions.
  • Page 412: Other Medical Devices

    • Should use the ear opposite the implantable medical device to minimize the potential for interference; • Should turn the mobile device OFF immediately if there is any reason to suspect that interference is taking place; • Should read and follow the directions from the manufacturer of your implantable medical device.
  • Page 413: Potentially Explosive Environments

    Potentially Explosive Environments Switch your mobile device off when in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions. Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are advised to switch the mobile device off while at a refueling point (service station).
  • Page 414: Fcc Hearing Aid Compatibility (hac) Regulations For Wireless Devices

    FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) Regulations for Wireless Devices The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established requirements for digital wireless mobile devices to be compatible with hearing aids and other assistive hearing devices. When individuals employing some assistive hearing devices (hearing aids and cochlear implants) use wireless mobile devices, they may detect a buzzing, humming, or whining noise.
  • Page 415 T-Ratings: Mobile devices rated T3 or T4 meet FCC requirements and are likely to generate less interference to hearing devices than mobile devices that are not labeled. T4 is the better/higher of the two ratings. T-ratings refer to enabling inductive coupling with hearing aids operating in telecoil mode.
  • Page 416 The HAC rating and measurement procedure are described in the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C63.19 standard. HAC for Newer Technologies This phone has been tested and rated for use with hearing aids for some of the wireless technologies that it uses. However, there may be some newer wireless technologies used in this phone that have not been tested yet for use with hearing aids.
  • Page 417: Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device

    Cautions Any changes or modifications to your mobile device not expressly approved by Samsung could void your warranty for this equipment and void your authority to operate this equipment. Only use approved batteries, antennas, and chargers. The use of any unauthorized accessories may be dangerous and void the mobile device warranty if said accessories cause damage or a defect to the mobile device.
  • Page 418 • Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in your vehicle are securely mounted. • Check regularly that all wireless mobile device equipment in your vehicle is mounted and operating properly. • When using a headset in dry environments, static electricity can build up in the headset and cause a small quick static electrical shock.
  • Page 419 • Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to flashing lights while watching videos or playing games for extended periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop using the device immediately. • Reduce risk of repetitive motion injuries. When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys, drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing games, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands, neck, shoulders, or other parts of your body.
  • Page 420: Section 12: Warranty Information

    (b) scratches, dents and cosmetic damage, unless caused by SAMSUNG; (c) defects or damage resulting from excessive force or use of a metallic object when pressing on a touch screen;...
  • Page 421 Limited Warranty does not cover any battery if (i) the battery has been charged by a battery charger not specified or approved by SAMSUNG for charging the battery; (ii) any of the seals on the battery are broken or show evidence of tampering;...
  • Page 422 Limited Warranty on the original Product or for ninety (90) days, whichever is longer. All replaced Products, parts, components, boards and equipment shall become the property of SAMSUNG. Except to any extent expressly allowed by applicable law, transfer or assignment of this Limited Warranty is prohibited.
  • Page 425 Product’s sale, condition or performance. You may opt out of this dispute resolution procedure by providing notice to SAMSUNG no later than 30 calendar days from the date of the first consumer purchaser’s purchase of the Product. To opt out, you must send notice by e-mail to, with the...
  • Page 426 To avoid unintended information leaks and other problems of this sort, it is recommended that the device be returned to Samsung’s Customer Care Center for an Extended File System (EFS) Clear which...
  • Page 427: End User License Agreement For Software

    ("EULA") is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or a single entity) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. ("Samsung") for software, owned by Samsung and its affiliated companies and its third party suppliers and licensors, that accompanies this EULA, which includes computer software and may include associated media, printed materials, "online"...
  • Page 428 EULA. The Software is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties. Samsung or its suppliers own the title, copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Software. The Software is licensed, not sold.
  • Page 429 Software. 4. CONSENT TO USE OF DATA. You agree that Samsung and its affiliates may collect and use technical information gathered as part of the product support services related to the Software provided to...
  • Page 430 Update. To use Software related to security provided through Update, you must first be licensed for the Software identified by Samsung as eligible for the Update. After the Update, you may no longer use the Software that formed the basis for your Update eligibility.
  • Page 431 9. TERMINATION. This EULA is effective until terminated. Your rights under this License will terminate automatically without notice from Samsung if you fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this EULA. Upon termination of this EULA, you must cease all use of the Software and destroy all copies, full or partial, of the Software.
  • Page 432 Since Samsung has no control over such applications, you acknowledge and agree that Samsung is not responsible for the availability of such applications and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services, or other materials on or available from such applications.
  • Page 433 Many of them require Samsung Services membership registration ("Samsung Account"), and your rights and obligations will be set forth in separate Samsung Account terms and conditions and privacy policies. There are non-Samsung Account applications and services that require your consent to their separate terms and conditions and privacy policies.
  • Page 435 Software is not amicably settled, it shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the jurisdiction where you are a resident. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Samsung may apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
  • Page 436 $5,000.00 or less ("Small Claim"), the arbitrator may, if you prevail, award your reasonable attorney fees, expert witness fees and costs as part of any award, but may not grant Samsung its attorney fees, expert witness fees or costs unless it is determined that the claim was brought in bad faith.
  • Page 437 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 438: Index

    Alerts Acces to My Location 229 Presidential 140 Accessibility Alerts on Call 325 Text Booster 225 AllShare Play Accessing see Samsung Link 256 Recently-used applications 194 AllShareCast Hub 257 Voicemail 21 AMBER Alerts 140 Accessory 337 Disable 142 Dock Sound 337...
  • Page 439 My Account Downloader Auto Reject List 324 Auto Reject Mode 324 Sharing with Others 46 Automatic Answering 325 Show Turned Off 194 Automatic Restore 357 Shutting Down 195 Storage Used 371 Back up Using the Camcorder 176 My Account 357 Using the Camera 165 My Data 357 Video 262...
  • Page 440 Bluetooth 297 Status indicators 277 About 276 Switching to Headset Change Name 277 during call 73 Changing Name 297 Turning on and off 276 Configure Device Settings Visibility 298 Deleting a Paired Device Visible Time-Out 278 Bookmarks Device Name 19 Backing Up 361 Disconnecting a Paired Browser...
  • Page 441 Call Call Sound Accessories 325 Adding More Volume 71 Settings 62 Personalize 71 Call Alert Call Status Tones 325 Call Vibrations 325 Call Vibration 325 Call Alerts 325 Call Volume Call Answering/Ending 324 Adjusting 71 Call Barring 329 Call Waiting 77 Call Duration 82 Caller ID 328 Resetting Times 82...
  • Page 442 Contact Groups 122 Copying to microSD Card Import from microSD 358 Last Name First 121 Copying to SIM Card 115 Merge with Samsung Creating a New 98 Account 107 Linking 110 Sending All 113 New From Keypad 101 Setting Default Location...
  • Page 443 Date and Time 374 Context Menus 104 Default Storage Navigation 57 Assigning 164 Using 57 Camcorder 164 Continuous Input Camera 164 Samsung Keyboard 342 Deleting Cookies Multiple Messages 136 Emptying 222 Single Bubble 136 Copying Contact 115 Single Message 136 Create Folder...
  • Page 444 Do cell phones pose a health Refreshing Messages 149 hazard? 378 Sending 120 Dock Wi-Fi Download of Sound 337 Attachments 152 Downloading Emergency New application 247 Alert Preview 140 Downloads 208 Alerts 140 Draft Messages 129 Emergency Alert Drive 208 Configuration 141 Sending Contacts 106 Emergency Alerts 140...
  • Page 445 Deleting Message 157 Changing 339 Opening 156 Forgot Pattern? 313 Refreshing Messages 156 Exposure to Radio Frequency Galaxy Gear 22 (RF) Signals 378 Gallery Extra Volume 71 Folder Options 185 Extreme Alert Opening 190 Disable 142 Picture-In-Picture 263 Games Face Unlock 310 Volume 320 Facebook Gesture...
  • Page 446 Other Options 162 GPS & AGPS 396 Personalize 344 Group Refreshing 161 Joining 215 Signing In 161 Group Play 213 Viewing 162 Creating a Group 214 Google Joining a Group 215 Backing Up Settings 362 S Memo 252 Settings 212 Share Music 232 Signing into Your Account Share Pictures 173...
  • Page 447 Health and Safety Information Importing and Exporting To micro SIM card 121 Hearing Aids 326 In Call Options 70 Hold Placing a Call on Hold 72 In call Home 38 Options 74 Home Key 41 Incognito 219 Home Screen Create Window 220 Assigning a New 46 Exit Window 220 Changing Wallpaper 50...
  • Page 448 Live Wallpaper Uninstalling Third-party Selecting 51 Applications 369 Lock Pattern Market If I Forgot My Pattern 313 see Play Store 247 Lock Screen 308 Marking contact Changing Wallpaper 52 As a default 112 Customizing Shortcuts Media Backing Up to microSD Say Wake-Up Command Card 360 Backing Up to PC 359...
  • Page 449 Block Unknown Senders Importing and Exporting Creating and sending 127 Lock 365 Creating and Sending Text Setting Up Lock 365 Messages 127 microSD Card Current Message Options Insertion 11 Removal 12 Deleting a message 136 Microsoft Exchange 99 Draft 129 Missed Call Google Mail 161 Viewing from Lock Screen...
  • Page 450 Mute/Pause 352 Music App On 55 Music Application 243 Overview 54 Now Playing Screen 245 Settings 350 Playing 244 Smart Alert 351 Searching for Music 244 Zoom 351 Tab Options 244 Mounting the SD card 373 Music File Extensions Multi-Party Call 75 3GP 230 Dropping One Participant AAC 230...
  • Page 451 Navigation 240 Negative Colors 339 Palm Motion Network connection Activate 55 Adding a new 286 On 55 New applications Passwords Downloading 247 Make Visible 366 NFC (Near Field Pause Communication) 305 Adding to a Contact 105 Noise Reduction 71 Pause Dialing 65 Notification Bar 42 Personal Localized Alerting Using 42...
  • Page 452 Frame 189 Replacing 48 Set As 186 Streaming from Gallery Quick Dialing 59 Quick Messaging 128 Picture-In-Picture 263 Pictures Recently-used Applications Instant Sharing 180 Accessing 194 Sharing 179 Red Eye Play Books 241 Correction 189 Play Store 247 Redialing the last number 67 Quick Access 193 Reducing Exposure Pointer Speed...
  • Page 453 Backing Up Bookmarks Restore 357 Restrict Creating 356 Background Data 300 Merge Contacts 107 Restricting Children's Access Samsung Keyboard 90 to Your Mobile device 410 ABC Mode 94 Ringtone Changing the Input Type Assigning 326 Assigning Voicemail 333 Enabling 90...
  • Page 454 Save a Number SD card From Keypad 101 Mounting the 373 Screen Unmounting 373 Home 38 Security Navigation 52 Auto Update 367 Screen Lock Sending a Namecard 113 Set Up 312 Setting an alarm 203 Sounds 322 Setting Up Screen Lock Pattern Voicemail 20 Changing 312 Settings 171...
  • Page 455 Configuring 182 Sound Enabling 181 Adapt Sound 323 Stop Sharing 182 Sounds Hearing Aids 340 Taking Images 182 Shortcuts Turn Off All 340 Adding from Application Spam 144 Screen 47 Accessing Your Spam Adding from Home Screen Folder 144 Add a Phrase 140 Deleting from a Screen 48 Add Number 130 Managing 47...
  • Page 456 Speakerphone SYM mode 86 Turning on and off 73 System Specific Absorption Rate Volume 320 (SAR) Certification System Tone Information 385 Settings 322 Speed Dial Changing an entry 68 Task Manger Making a call 69 Overview 195 Removing an entry 69 Text Booster Setting up entries 67 Accessibility 225...
  • Page 457 Transferring Large Files 183 Usage Battery 372 Transferring Music Files 236 USB Connections As Storage Device 284 Translate 131 Translate Message Bubble USB Settings As Storage Device 284 TTS 349 Use GPS Satellites 229 TTY Mode 334 Use Wireless Networks 229 Twitter Predictive Text 344 Using Favorites...
  • Page 458 Voice Search 266 Changing via Settings Voice Typing 83 Menu 51 Configuring 347 Managing 50 Using 96 Warranty Information 413 Voicemail 333 WatchON 266 Accessing 21 Adding a New Room 272 Accessing from Another Changing Channels 270 Phone 21 Configure Just For You Setting Up 20 Volume Settings Customizing Your Remote...
  • Page 459 Wi-Fi About 284 YouTube Activating 285 High Quality 275 Advanced settings 288 Settings 273 Connecting to 285 Deactivating 287 Direct Connection 295 During Sleep 292 MAC Address 293 Manually Adding Network Manually scan for network Off 287 On 181 Settings 291 Show Usage 300 Status icons 286 Wi-Fi Direct 295...

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