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  • Page 1: User Manual

    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.
  • Page 2: Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating there to (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
  • Page 4 Samsung device. During the testing, the device is tested with the security solutions to see if the solutions work with the device as described by the third party security solution providers.
  • Page 5 © 2013 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Phone? For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:
  • Page 6 ® The Bluetooth word mark, figure mark (stylized “B Design”), and combination mark (Bluetooth word mark and “B Design”) are registered trademarks and are wholly owned by the Bluetooth SIG. microSD™ and the microSD logo are Trademarks of the SD Card Association. ®...
  • Page 7 Devices purchased for use on AT&T's system are designed for use exclusively on AT&T's system. You agree that you won't make any modifications to the Equipment or programming to enable the Equipment to operate on any other system. A voice plan is required on all voice-capable devices, unless specifically noted otherwise in the terms governing your agreement.
  • Page 8 Your phone features earSmart™, an intelligent voice processor that delivers a clear voice experience, allowing you to hear and be heard™ in nearly any environment. earSmart technology uses the science of human hearing to distinguish sounds, identify your voice and suppress surrounding noise, for clear conversations just about anywhere. How Does It Work? •...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Making Emergency Calls ....45 Creating a Samsung Account ....13 Making a Call Using Speed Dial .
  • Page 10 Synchronizing Accounts ..... 63 Using Gmail ......93 Address Book Options .
  • Page 11 Hands-free Mode ......119 PC Connections ......154 Torch light .
  • Page 12 Maps ........172 Samsung Hub ......185 Messages .
  • Page 13 Battery Use and Safety ....209 Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling ..211 UL Certified Travel Charger ....212 Display / Touch-Screen .
  • Page 14: Section 1: Getting Started

    Section 1: Getting Started This section explains how to start using your phone by first 2. Lift the cover up (2) and to the right of the phone. configuring your hardware, activating your service, and then setting up your voice mail. Setting Up Your Phone Prior to use it is necessary to install both the battery and SIM into their corresponding internal compartments.
  • Page 15: Installing The Sim Card

    Installing the SIM Card • Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face into the phone and that the upper-left angled corner of the card is positioned When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are provided as shown. with a plug-in SIM card loaded with your subscription details, such as your PIN, available optional services, and many others features.
  • Page 16: Installing The Battery

    Installing the Battery Removing and Installing the Memory Card You can use a microSD (SD) or microSDHC card to Important! The battery provided with your device contains a expand available memory space if you desire. This secure Near Field Communication (NFC) antenna. To digital card enables you to exchange images, music, and ensure proper operation of the NFC features, do data between SD-compatible devices.
  • Page 17: Removing The Memory Card

    1. To close the cover, attach the upper part of the back cover as shown (1). For more information on Memory Cards, see “Memory Card” on page 38. Removing the Memory Card 1. Push on the memory card until it clicks and is released. 2.
  • Page 18: Charging A Battery

    Your device is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. The proper operation. Travel Charger that is used to charge the battery, is included with your device. Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers. Note: You must fully charge the battery before using your phone for the first time.
  • Page 19: Low Battery Indicator

    Caution! Be careful not to damage or detach the multipurpose Warning! Please note that a touch screen responds best to a jack cover. A damaged or missing cover can result in light touch from the pad of your finger. Using water damage to the device.
  • Page 20: Switching The Phone On Or Off

    When the battery level becomes too low, the phone Note: The display language is preset to English at the factory. automatically turns off. To change the language, use the Language menu. For You can also choose to display a percentage value. Having a more information, refer to “Language”...
  • Page 21: Configuring Your Phone

    ChatON and Samsung Hub. If you did If you already have a Google account, tap Existing to not create a Samsung account when you first set up your sign in and add the account to your phone.
  • Page 22: Setting Up Your Voice Mail

    Accessing Your Voice Mail From Another Phone Note: Once you have created a Google account, you only need 1. Dial your wireless phone number. to sign in. 2. When you hear your voicemail greeting, press the asterisk key on the phone you are using. Setting Up Your Voice Mail 3. Enter your password.
  • Page 23 • When drying off your device, be sure to pat the earpiece (top front of phone), microphone (bottom of phone), and speaker (rear of phone) with a clean, soft cloth to remove as much water as possible. • When making a call immediately after your device is wet, the microphone may have water in it which may lower the volume that the other person will hear.
  • Page 24: Section 2: Understanding Your Phone

    DivX Certified to play DivX premium content • Ready access to the Internet • Samsung Link to share your media content across DLNA certified ® • Built-in Bluetooth and advanced Wi-Fi technology devices • Mobile Hotspot and USB Tethering capability...
  • Page 25: Front View Of Your Phone

    Front View of Your Phone 2. Light (RGB) Sensor: lets you use the ambient light level to adjust the screen brightness/contrast. This sensor decreases screen brightness in dim light. 3. External speaker: allows you to hear the caller. 4. Application icons: you can place shortcuts to your favorite applications on the Home screen.
  • Page 26: Side Views Of Your Phone

    Side Views of Your Phone 9. Home screen indicator: shows which Home screen is presently displayed. 10. Google Quick Search bar: a shortcut to Google Search that allows you to search for items on the internet. 11. Weather widget: displays Time, Day, Date, Temperature and weather conditions for your area.
  • Page 27: Rear View Of Your Phone

    1. Microphone: used for noise cancellation and stereo 7. Infared sensor: allows you to use your phone as a tv recording. remote for select TVs. For more information, refer to “WatchON” on page 194. 2. 3.5mm Headset jack: allows you to plug in headphones. Rear View of Your Phone 3. Volume keys: allow you to adjust the ringer volume while in standby mode or adjust the voice volume...
  • Page 28: Display Layout

    Indicator Icons 3. Flash: is used to provide adequate light when taking pictures in dark places. This list identifies the symbols you’ll see on your phone’s Display Layout display and Indicator area: Displays your current signal strength. The greater Your display screen provides a wealth of information about the number of bars, the stronger the signal.
  • Page 29 Displays when a call is on hold. Device Power Very Low – Shows your current battery only has between 5 and 10 percent power remaining. Displays when the speakerphone is on. Device Power Critical – Shows your current battery only has less than 5 percent power remaining and Displays when a call has been missed.
  • Page 30 Displays when the time and date for a Calendar Event Displays when your phone is downloading or has has arrived. For more information, refer to downloaded a file. It will blink green when it is “Calendar” on page 160. installing. Displays when the an outbound file transfer is in Displays when you set an alarm to ring at a specified progress.
  • Page 31 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Displays when your phone as been configured as a device using the Samsung Link application. portable Wi-Fi hotspot. Displays when your device is currently sharing/ streaming media to a paired device using the Displays when GPS is active and acquiring a signal.
  • Page 32: Menu Navigation

    Google Search Bar Home Key Press Home to display the main Home screen. The Google Search Bar provides you an on-screen Internet Press and hold to display recently used apps and access the search engine powered by Google™. Task manager. 1. From the main Home screen, tap the Google Search Back Key Press...
  • Page 33: Using Motions And Gestures

    Swipe and Palm Swipe Turn over To swipe, lightly drag your finger vertically or horizontally Turn your phone over so that the screen faces downward. For across the screen. Use swipe when: example: • • Unlocking the screen Mute incoming calls and playing sounds by turning your phone •...
  • Page 34 To activate Air gesture: Note: At least one feature must be activated before Motion can 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap be activated. Settings My device Motions and gestures My device My device Air gesture. 3. Tap the ON/OFF slider located to the right of each 2. Tap the ON/OFF slider located to the right of Air gesture feature to turn it on to turn it on...
  • Page 35: Locking And Unlocking The Phone

    Locking and Unlocking the Phone Navigating Through the Home Screens To unlock your phone: Your phone originally has three home screens but you can expand up to seven home screens. If you like, you can place 1. Press the lock button located on the upper different applications on each of the home screens.
  • Page 36: Using The Multi Window

    Navigating Using Sub-Menus Using the Multi Window Sub-menus are available when you are at any Home screen This feature allows you to run multiple applications on the or have selected a feature or application such as Phone, current screen at the same time. Contacts, Messaging, or Internet.
  • Page 37: Repositioning The Multi Window

    To move the tab: Note: Initially upon activation, the entire apps panel is briefly 1. Activate the Multi window feature. displayed, then minimized to only show the tab. 2. In a single motion, touch and hold the tab approximately one-second, then slowly drag it to its To deactivate Multi window: new location up or down along the current screen Press and hold the Back key (...
  • Page 38: Customizing The Multi Window Apps

    Customizing the Multi Window apps 4. Tap Done once you have completed the removal process. The applications found within the apps panel of the Multi window can be organized by either being rearranged or To restore a Multi window application: removed.
  • Page 39 Note: Only applications found within the Multi-window panel Note: Once two applications are running, the device displays a can be active atop another current application on the split screen view containing both the initial app and the screen. new Multi window app. Each application is still When launching applications that contain multimedia independent of the other.
  • Page 40: Customizing Your Home Screen

    • To increase the size of a desired application window: Adding a New Page to the Application Menu 1. With the two applications shown in a split screen, • Changing the Wallpaper locate the Border bar indicating the edge of the app •...
  • Page 41: Adding And Removing Primary Shortcuts

    Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts 6. While still holding the on-screen icon, position it on the current page. Once complete, release the screen to You can change any of your primary shortcuts with the lock the new shortcut into its new position on the exception of the Apps shortcut.
  • Page 42 3. Touch and hold on an empty area of the screen. 4. Press and tap View type. 4. Tap Apps and widgets 5. Tap Customizable grid. A green circle will appear next to the option. 5. Tap the Widgets tab at the top of the screen. 6. Press and tap Edit.
  • Page 43: Changing The Wallpaper

    5. Touch and hold the first application that you would like 6. Drag the icon down to the Create page icon. to move to a folder. 7. Tap Save. Drag the icon down to the Create folder icon. The app will appear on a new page. Changing the Wallpaper Enter a folder name and tap OK.
  • Page 44: Adding And Deleting Home Screens

    • Wallpapers: select from many still-life wallpapers. 4. Drag it to the trash can located at the top of the screen. The page will turn red. 5. Select a wallpaper and tap Set wallpaper, Done, or Cancel. 5. If there are items on the Home screen, the Remove Adding and Deleting Home Screens home screen page prompt is displayed.
  • Page 45: Notification Panel

    Notification Panel Accessing Additional Panel Functions In addition to notifications, the Notification panel also The Notification Panel includes a pull-down list to show provides quick and ready access to separate device information about processes that are running, recent functions. These can be quickly activated or deactivated by notifications, and alerts.
  • Page 46: Memory Card

    Unmounting the SD card 5. Tap and then tap to display only your primary functions. Unmounting the SD card prevents corruption and damage to Memory Card the SD card while removing it from the slot. 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings Your device lets you use a microSD...
  • Page 47: Entering Text

    Google Voice typing: allows you to enter text by speaking. 3. Tap Format SD card. • Samsung keyboard (default): Samsung’s on-screen 4. At the Format SD card confirmation prompt, tap Format QWERTY keypad that can be used in both portrait and SD card.
  • Page 48: Entering Text Using The Samsung Keyboard

    Entering Text Using the Samsung Keyboard Changing the Text Input Mode - Keypad From a screen where you can enter text, rotate your phone There are two main keypad layout keys that will change the counterclockwise to a Landscape orientation. The on-screen on-screen keys within the QWERTY keypad.
  • Page 49: Predictive Text

    Predictive Text 4. The screen initially opens in ABC mode. After typing the first letter, the shift key ( ) will change to By using the Predictive Text option, you can have next-letter and following letters will be lowercase. prediction and regional error correction, which compensates for pressing the wrong keys on the QWERTY keyboard.
  • Page 50: Entering Text Using Handwriting

    Samsung keyboard mode. Samsung Keyboard Settings Entering Text Using Swype For information on how you can configure your Samsung Swype™ is a text input method that allows you to enter a keyboard settings, see “Samsung Keyboard settings” on word by sliding your finger or stylus from letter to letter, page 123.
  • Page 51: Swype Settings

    Create a squiggle (like an S shape) to create a double letter (such Enabling and Configuring Swype as pp in apple). The Samsung keyboard is the default text input method, so • Touch and hold a key to view the punctuation menu then make a to use Swype, you must first change the default keyboard selection.
  • Page 52: Section 3: Call Functions

    Section 3: Call Functions Making an International Call This section describes how to make or answer a call. It also includes the features and functionality associated with 1. From the Home screen, tap , then touch and hold making or answering a call. .
  • Page 53: Making Emergency Calls

    4. Select Add wait to add a wait. A wait will pause the A list of recent calls is displayed. calling sequence until you enter a number or press a 3. Tap the desired Contact to enter the Details page, then key.
  • Page 54: Making A Call Using Speed Dial

    Making an Emergency Call with a SIM card 3. The Speed dial setting screen displays showing the numbers 1 through 100. The number 1 is reserved for The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an emergency number a 1-tap process. Before you can resume normal Voicemail.
  • Page 55: Answering A Call

    Answering a Call When a call is received the phone rings and displays the caller’s phone number, or name if stored in the Address Book. 1. At the incoming call screen: • Touch and drag in any direction to answer the call. •...
  • Page 56: Dialing Options

    Dialing Options Call Log From the Home screen and Application menus, you have the The phone stores the numbers of the calls you’ve dialed, option to access the Dialer and initiate a call by tapping received, or missed in the Call log. The Call log displays the Keypad.
  • Page 57: Address Book

    Calling Back a Missed Call Add as new To call back a missed call number: contact 1. From the Home screen, tap Logs Update an existing contact A list of recent calls is display ed. If the number or caller Call the number Send a message is listed in your Address Book, the as sociated name is...
  • Page 58: Call Duration

    3. At the Message screen, tap the empty text field and 3. Tap Add to reject list. use the on-screen keypad to type in a message. 4. At the Add to reject list prompt, tap OK. 4. When you are done with your message, tap to Future calls from this number will be rejected and sent send.
  • Page 59: Options During A Call

    Options During a Call • End call: terminates the call. • Speaker: routes the phone’s audio through either the speaker or Your phone provides a number of control functions that you through the earpiece. can use during a call. Adjusting the Call Volume –...
  • Page 60: Placing A Call On Hold

    Personalizing the Call Sound Setting Placing a Call on Hold During a call it may be necessary to adjust the sound of the You can place the current call on hold at any point during a incoming call by selecting an audio equalizer setting for the conversation.
  • Page 61: Switching Between Calls

    Switching Between Calls To answer a call while you have a call in progress You can answer another call while you have a call in progress When you have an active call and a call on hold, you may if you have activated your Call waiting feature. Otherwise, the switch between the two calls, changing the one on hold to other call will go to your Voicemail box.
  • Page 62: Using The Speakerphone During An Active Call

    3-Way Calling (Multi-Party Calling) 5. To temporarily leave the conference call, tap Hold Hold The 3-Way or Multi-Party feature allows you to answer a series of incoming calls and place them on hold. If this To rejoin the conference call tap Unhold Unhold service is supported by the network, all calls can be joined 6.
  • Page 63: Searching For A Number In Address Book

    Switching off the Microphone (Mute) Searching for a Number in Address Book 1. During the active call, press then tap You can temporarily switch your phone’s microphone off, so that the other person cannot hear you. Contacts. 2. Tap the Address Book entry. Example: You wish to say something to person in the room, For further details about the Address Book feature, see but do not want the person on the phone to hear...
  • Page 64: Call Settings

    • Forward when busy allows you to forward voice calls to a designated number instead of your voice mail number if you are on another phone call. • Forward when unanswered: allows you to forward voice calls to a designated number instead of your voicemail number when there is no answer on your phone.
  • Page 65: Section 4: Contacts And Your Address Book

    Section 4: Contacts and Your Address Book This section allows you to manage your daily contacts by You can also manage your Address Book on the web storing their name and number in your Address Book. at Synchronizing your AT&T Address Book Address Book entries can be sorted by name, entry, or group.
  • Page 66: Adding A New Contact

    5. At the Your AT&T Address Book is Ready for Use prompt, • S Memo: use an image from one of your S Memos. tap OK. • Remove: although not an option with a new entry, deletes any Your Contact list is displayed. previously assigned image on an existing contact.
  • Page 67: Adding Pauses To Contact Numbers

    The keyboard is displayed. 10. Tap Save to save the new contact. Adding Pauses to Contact Numbers The Home button initially displays next to the Home Email field. If you want to add an Email address that is When you call automated systems, you are often required to not a Home email address, tap the Home button and enter a password or account number.
  • Page 68: Editing An Existing Contact

    Finding an Address Book Entry 7. Tap Save to save your changes, or tap Cancel to discard. You can store phone numbers and their corresponding Editing an Existing Contact names onto your SIM card and phone’s onboard memory. The two locations are physically separate but are used as a When editing an existing contact, you can tap a field and single entity, called the Address Book.
  • Page 69: Linking Contacts

    Linking Contacts For more information about synchronizing accounts, see “Synchronizing Accounts” on page 63. Linking Contact Information 1. From the Home screen, tap Contacts Many people now maintain multiple email accounts, social 2. Tap a contact name (the name you want to join to networking logins, and other similar account information.
  • Page 70: Marking A Contact As Default

    Marking a Contact as Default 5. Tap the link icon under the Connection bar to view the contact information you linked. The contacts When you use messaging type applications, the application and information displays with an icon next to the needs to know which information is primary (default) in a contact name to indicate what type of account contact entry list.
  • Page 71: Synchronizing Accounts

    Synchronizing Accounts Note: You can also synchronize your accounts using the From the Accounts menu you decide if you want applications Settings menu. For more information, refer to to synchronize, send, and receive data at any given time, or if “Synchronizing Accounts”...
  • Page 72 – • Accounts: allows you to add and manage your Samsung, Contact sharing settings: allows you to send all or individual ChatON, Google, LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol), contacts via Bluetooth in the form of namecards. and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts. Tap Add account –...
  • Page 73: Groups

    Groups • Mark as default: when you have multiple contacts linked Adding a Contact to a Group together, you can mark one of them as default (only displays when contact is saved to the phone). For more information, 1. From the Home screen, tap Contacts refer to “Marking a Contact as Default”...
  • Page 74: Address Book Favorites

    Creating a New Group 8. Tap Done. 1. From the Home screen, tap Contacts Groups 9. Tap Save to save the new Group category. Editing a Caller Group Create. Groups 2. Tap the Group name field and use the on-screen To edit a Group entry, there must be at least one member as keypad to enter a new group name.
  • Page 75: Managing Address Book Contacts

    Managing Address Book Contacts Adding Favorites to your Address Book 1. From the Home screen, tap Contacts Favorites You can copy, delete, and view the memory status for the Phone and SIM contacts on your phone. Favorites Copying Contacts to the SIM Card 2.
  • Page 76: Deleting Contacts From The Sim Card

    Deleting Contacts from the SIM card 4. Tap Done to copy. 5. At the Copy to SIM display, tap OK. 1. From the Home screen, tap Contacts SIM Management. The selected numbers are copied to the SIM card. Copying Contacts to the Phone 2.
  • Page 77: Using The Service Dialing Numbers

    Deleting Address Book Entries from the Phone Note: This menu is available only when your SIM card You can delete Phone or SIM entries from your phone’s supports Service Dialing Numbers. memory. 1. From the Home screen, tap Contacts 2. Within the Contacts list, touch and hold a contact that you want to delete 3.
  • Page 78: Section 5: Multimedia

    Section 5: Multimedia Using the Camera This section explains features related to the use of the camera and camcorder on your phone. You can take Taking Photos photographs and shoot video by using the built-in camera Taking pictures with your device’s built-in camera is as functionality.
  • Page 79 4. If desired, before taking the photo, you can tap on-screen icons to access various camera options and Camera Mode Battery Front Quick Settings Facing Charge settings. Camera 5. You can also tap the screen to move the focus to the Record area you touch.
  • Page 80: Camera Modes

    Camera Modes – Best face: Use this to take multiple group shots at the same time and combine them to create the best possible image. Press There are many different camera modes that you can use to the Shutter button to take multiple photos. When Gallery opens, help optimize your photos depending on the conditions and tap the yellow frame on each face, and choose the best your experience.
  • Page 81: Quick Settings

    Quick Settings – Panorama: Use this to take wide panoramic photos. Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and then move the camera in at the top of the display to quickly change any direction. When the blue frame aligns with the preview Camera settings.
  • Page 82: Camera And Camcorder Settings

    Camera and Camcorder Settings • ISO: determines how sensitive the light meter is on your digital camera. Choose from Auto, 100, 200, 400, or 800. Use a This section describes the different settings that you can lower ISO number to make your camera less sensitive to light, a configure on your camera.
  • Page 83: Editing A Photo

    • Volume key: assigns a function to the volume key. Choose • Save as flipped: when set to On, this option allows you to take from The zoom key, The camera key, or The record key. and save a mirror-image video when using self-recording mode.
  • Page 84 Note: To select the picture area, touch and hold the current Crop: allows you to crop (cut-out) an area of a picture. photo. Color: allows you to Auto adjust color, Brightness, 4. Select an image area by touching and holding the Contrast, Saturation, Adjust RGB, Temperature, image and then selecting an available option: Exposure, and Hue of a photo.
  • Page 85: Using The Camcorder

    Shooting Video 6. Press to access the following options: • Save as: allows you to rename your current image and save it Tip: When shooting video in direct sunlight or in bright to your gallery. conditions, it is recommended that you provide your •...
  • Page 86: Gallery

    Gallery 7. To capture an image from the video while recording, . This feature is not available while the The Gallery is where you view photos and play back videos. anti-shake feature is activated. For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a 8. Tap the Pause key to stop the recording and slideshow, set photos as wallpaper or contact image, and...
  • Page 87: Using S Beam To Share Pictures

    : allows you to change the device the pictures, and other large files.You can beam images and videos from your gallery, music files from your Music, and picture is displayed on if you are using the Samsung Link more. application.
  • Page 88 Important! Neither device must be in Lock mode or displaying Note: If the Touch to beam screen does not appear on the the Lock screen. They must both be active and source device: unlocked. It is recommended that the target device - Pull them apart be on the Home screen.
  • Page 89 5. From the Touch to beam screen, tap the reduced image preview to begin the transfer. 6. When prompted, separate the two devices. 7. The picture(s) is transferred to the other device. Multimedia...
  • Page 90: Section 6: Messaging

    Section 6: Messaging This section describes how to send and receive different The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send and types of messages. It also includes the features and receive multimedia messages (such as picture, video, and functionality associated with messaging. audio messages) to and from other mobile phones or email Types of Messages addresses.
  • Page 91: Creating And Sending Messages

    Creating and Sending Messages Note: Enter additional recipients by separating each entry with 1. From the main Home screen, tap Messaging a semicolon (;) then using the previous procedure. Compose 4. Tap the Enter message field and use the on-screen Note: The main Home screen initially contains the Messaging keypad to enter a message.
  • Page 92 • Delete threads: allows you to delete any message thread. • Add text: allows you to copy text from your contacts, calendar, Select the messages to delete and a green checkmark will or from a memo to add to your message. This is a convenient appear next to the message.
  • Page 93: Adding Attachments To A Message

    • • Translate: launches a Translate popup menu. Here you can Audio: allows you to choose an existing audio file from the both assign the sender’s original language and assign a target Audio list, then add it to your message by tapping the circle to language for the recipient (they will receive your message in the the right of the audio so that it turns green, then tapping Done.
  • Page 94: Viewing New Received Messages

    • Calendar: allows you to add the name, date, and time of a • To pause playback of the multimedia message, tap calendar event to your message. 4. To scroll through the message (if additional text pages • Location: allows you to add an address and the link to the have been added), touch the screen and in a single location on Google Maps.
  • Page 95: Deleting Messages

    Deleting Messages To access additional Bubble options: Deleting a single message thread Touch and hold the message bubble within an active message conversation to display the following options: 1. From the main Home screen, tap Messaging • Delete: deletes the currently selected message bubble from 2.
  • Page 96: Messaging Settings

    3. Use the on-screen keypad to enter a word or phrase to • Manage SIM card messages: allows you to manage the search for, then tap messages that you have stored on your SIM card. 4. All messages that contain the search string you •...
  • Page 97 • MMS alert: allows you to receive an alert when MMS mode • Notifications: allows you to see message notifications on your becomes active. status bar. Display: • Select ringtone: allows you to set the ringtone for your message notifications. •...
  • Page 98: Emergency Alerts

    Emergency Alerts • Alert reminder: allows you to set reminders after you receive an alert. You can select Once, Every 2 minutes, Every 15 This device is designed to receive wireless emergency alerts minutes, or Off (default). from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS) which may also be known as the Personal Localized Alerting Signature settings: Network (PLAN).
  • Page 99: Using Email

    Customers may choose not to receive Imminent Threats 4. If you want to see your password as it is being typed, (Extreme and Severe) and AMBER Alerts. Alerts issued by the tap Show password to create a checkmark. President can not be disabled. To disable Imminent Threats 5.
  • Page 100: Creating Additional Email Accounts

    Creating Additional Email Accounts 5. If you want all of your emails sent from this email account by default, tap the checkbox to create a To create additional email accounts after setting up your first checkmark. This checkbox only appears if you have account, follow these steps: previously set up an email account.
  • Page 101: Using Gmail

    Switching Between Email Accounts Signing into Your Gmail 1. From the Home screen, tap Email Note: You must sign in to your Gmail account in order to Your Email screen displays showing your emails from access Gmail. the active account. 2.
  • Page 102: Hangouts

    Hangouts 6. Tap to send. Viewing a Gmail Message Hangouts is a free Windows and web-based application for instant messaging offered by Google. You can connect with 1. From the Gmail Inbox, tap a message to view it. your friends across computers and various Android devices. 2. The following options are available at the bottom of the You can have conversations or video calls with up to 10 screen after a message has been selected:...
  • Page 103: Google

    Google + AT&T Messages App Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a AT&T Messages brings your texts, calls, and voicemail lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream messages together into a single conversation thread and is to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast accessible by phone or computer.
  • Page 104: Chaton

    ChatON ChatON provides a global mobile communication service where you can chat with more than 2 buddies via a group chat. Share things such as pictures, videos, animation messages (Scribbles), audio, Contacts, Calendar entries, and Location information. For more information, visit: 1. Sign on to your Google account if you are not already signed on.
  • Page 105: Section 7: Changing Your Settings

    Settings screen displays, the following 4 tabs are located at the top of the screen: This tab provides both the ability to create and modify your accounts (example; Samsung account, Connections: Email, Google account, etc.) and access Backup This t ab allows you to see all of settings related to and reset features.
  • Page 106: Wi-fi Settings

    Activating Wi-Fi Direct Note: The settings for your device are described below in the Wi-Fi Direct allows device-to-device connections so you can order that they appear within the Settings menu. Options transfer large amounts of data over a Wi-Fi connection. under the Connections tab are listed first, followed by 1.
  • Page 107: Bluetooth Settings

    Bluetooth settings • Passpoint: allows you to connect to passpoint-enabled Wi-Fi Access Points automatically. Touch and slide the slider to the In this menu you can activate Bluetooth, view or assign a right to turn it on device name, activate your phone so other Bluetooth devices •...
  • Page 108: Data Usage

    Note: Data is measured by your device. Your service provider Bluetooth settings. may account for data usage differently. 4. Tap the checkbox next to SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 if you do not want your phone visible to other Bluetooth devices. 6. Press to display additional options. Tap to Data Usage activate.
  • Page 109: More Networks

    More networks The Airplane mode icon is displayed at the top of your screen. This option displays additional Connectivity information. Mobile networks From the Home screen, tap Settings Connections More networks. Before you use applications such as Google Maps and find your location or search for places of interest, you must Options display for Airplane mode, Mobile networks, enable the Mobile networks options.
  • Page 110: Network Operators

    Access Point Names Note: Connecting to 2G networks slows the data transfer To use Wi-Fi you need access to a wireless access point speed and time. (hotspot). 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings Default setup options Connections More networks Mobile networks.
  • Page 111: Usb Tethering

    Tethering & portable hotspot Mobile Hotspot This option allows you to share your phones’s mobile data Note: To enable Mobile Hotspot on your phone, dial 611 or go connection via USB or as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. to set up the service. USB tethering 1.
  • Page 112: Vpn Settings

    VPN settings 7. Press for the following option: • Timeout settings: allows you to set the time your device will be The VPN settings menu allows you to set up and manage available as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Connecting to Portable Wi-Fi hotspot from other devices Important! Before you can use a VPN you must establish and...
  • Page 113: Nfc

    • L2TP/IPSec PSK (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol / Internet Protocol 4. Tap Add VPN connection. Security Pre-Shared Key) 5. Enter a password, confirm the password, and tap OK. • L2TP/IPSec RSA 6. Enter a name for the VPN connection in the VPN •...
  • Page 114: S Beam

    Android Beam Nearby devices When Android Beam is activated, you can beam app content This option allows you to share your media files with nearby to another NFC-capable device by holding the devices close devices using DLNA and connected to the same Wi-Fi. together.
  • Page 115: Screen Mirroring

    Lock Screen Settings 10. Tap Upload from other devices, then select the actions you’ll take when you upload content from other Choose settings for unlocking your screen. For more devices. Choose from either Always accept, Always information about using the lock and unlock features, see ask, or Always reject.
  • Page 116: Lock Screen Options

    Lock screen options • Wake up in lock screen requires that you say a command to wake-up your phone. Activate or deactivates various Unlock screen functions. • Set wake-up command designates your wake-up Note: The Lock screen options will differ depending on what commands.
  • Page 117: Display Settings

    PIN and Password options • Brightness: configures the LCD Brightness levels. Tap • Lock screen widgets allows you to lock the widgets that are Automatic brightness to allow the phone to self-adjust or drag displayed on your home screens. the slider and tap OK. •...
  • Page 118: Led Indicator

    Sound Settings • Edit after screen capture: allows you to go edit a screen immediately after taking a screen capture. From this menu you can control the sounds on the phone. • Increase touch sensitivity: allows you to adjust the touch From the Home screen, tap Settings My device...
  • Page 119: Default Notification Sound

    Ringtones Default notification sound This option allows you to set the ringtone. This option allows you to set the ringtone that will sound for notifications and alarms. 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings My device My device 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings My device Sound.
  • Page 120: Adapt Sound

    My device Sound Adapt sound. The Samsung keyboard settings are used when you use the 2. Read the instructions and tap Start. dialing pad, make a screen selection, lock your screen, or tap 3. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your the screen.
  • Page 121: Home Screen Mode

    Home screen mode Call rejection 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings Home screen mode allows you to set your display to the My device My device My device Call Call rejection. conventional layout of Standard mode or provide an easier user experience for the first-time smartphone users using 2. Tap Auto reject mode and tap one of the following Easy mode.
  • Page 122: Call Alerts

    Call alerts 3. Tap Save to save the reject message. Answering/ending calls 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings My device My device My device Call Call alerts. 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings My device My device 2. Tap the following options to create a checkmark and My device Call Answering/ending calls.
  • Page 123: Additional Settings

    Using Fixed Dialing Numbers • Automatic answering timer: configures the time delay before Enabling FDN the device automatically accepts the incoming call. • Outgoing call conditions: allows you to make calls even when 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings My device My device the device is locked.
  • Page 124: Personalize Call Sound

    3. At the prompt, enter your old PIN2 code. 4. Tap Vibrate when ringing to create a checkmark if you want your phone to vibrate when a call is incoming. 4. At the prompt, enter a new PIN2 code. 5. Tap Dialing keypad tone to create a checkmark if you 5. Confirm your PIN2 code.
  • Page 125: Noise Reduction

    Noise reduction Voicemail settings This option helps to suppress background noise from your You can view or modify your voicemail number from this side during a call. menu. 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings From the Home screen, tap Settings My device My device...
  • Page 126: Blocking Mode

    Vibrate 2. Tap TTY Full, TTY HCO, or TTY VCO. A green checkmark will appear. Tap TTY Off to turn it off. This option causes your phone to vibrate when you receive a Blocking Mode voicemail. 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected My device...
  • Page 127: Hands-free Mode

    Torch light 5. Tap Allowed contacts to assign those contacts that are exempted from these rules. Choose from None, All The Torch light feature allows you to use your phone as a contacts, Favorites, or Custom. Allowed contacts will flashlight whenever you need it. Just press and hold the Volume up key when your screen is off and the feature has then appear in the Allowed contact list.
  • Page 128: Accessory Settings

    3. Tap the following options to create a checkmark and 4. Tap Desk home screen display to display the desk home conserve power: screen whenever the phone is docked. • CPU power saving: allows you to limit the maximum 5. Tap Audio output to set your Audio output to Stereo or performance of the CPU.
  • Page 129 • Secured lock time: lock the screen after a defined amount of Note: TalkBack, when installed and enabled, speaks feedback time. This option only displays when your Lock screen is set. to help blind and low-vision users. For more information, refer to “Lock Screen Settings” on page 107.
  • Page 130: Language And Input

    • Notification reminder: plays a beep when you have unread • Assistant menu: allows you to improve the device notifications. Touch and slide the slider to the right to turn it on accessibility for users with reduced dexterity. Touch and slide the slider to the right to turn it on .
  • Page 131 Samsung Keyboard settings tapping the space bar or entering a punctuation mark. Touch From this menu you can set Samsung keyboard options. and slide the slider to the right to turn it on 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings –...
  • Page 132 QWERTY keyboard. – Help launches a brief on-screen help tutorial covering the main • Keyboard swipe: allows you to combine the Samsung concepts related to the Samsung keyboard. keyboard with an additional input method choose from: – Reset settings resets the keyboard settings back to their –...
  • Page 133 • Learn from Twitter: allows you to login to your Twitter account • Sound on keypress: turns on sounds generated by the Swype so your phone can learn your Twitter style. application. • Learn from Messages: allows your device to learn from your •...
  • Page 134 • Keyboard height: allows you to set the keyboard height in both • Cellular data: when enabled, activates cellular data usage by Portrait and Landscape modes. the Swype application so it can receive program updates, language downloads, and other related features via your •...
  • Page 135: Speech Settings

    2. Tap Voice search to configure the following: • Language: Choose a language for your voice input. From this menu you can set Samsung keyboard options. • Speech output: Sets whether you will use speech output 1. From the Home screen, tap...
  • Page 136: Motions And Gestures

    Open Source Licenses. My device Language and input. • Settings for Samsung text-to-speech engine allows you to 2. Tap Pointer speed then drag the slider to the right to go view Open Source Licenses. faster or to the left to go slower.
  • Page 137 Motion 3. Tap Learn about sensor and icon to learn more about the Air gesture sensor and its location. Motion allows you to control your device by performing 4. The following Air gesture features are available: natural movements. • Quick glance: when your screen is off, reach towards your 1.
  • Page 138: Smart Screen

    • Mute/pause: Once enabled, mute incoming calls and any • Mute/pause: Once enabled, you can pause any on-screen playing sounds by turning the device display down on a video or mute any current sound by simply covering the screen surface. Tap the ON/OFF icon to turn it on.
  • Page 139: Air View

    • Smart scroll: the screen will scroll depending on the phone’s • Speed dial preview: allows you to see the contacts and their tilt angle once your eyes have been detected. Tap the ON/OFF speed dial numbers when you hover your finger over them in icon to turn it on.
  • Page 140: Add Account

    Removing an Account • Camera: allows you to take pictures using the voice commands Capture, Shoot, Smile, or Cheese. Important! Removing an account also deletes all of its • Music: allows you to control your Music app using the voice messages, contacts, and other data from the commands Next, Previous, Play, Pause, Volume up, and device.
  • Page 141: Backup And Reset

    Backup Account 3. Tap the account name. 4. Tap Sync now to synchronize your account or only tap If you have enabled the Back up my data option, then the the Sync items that you want to synchronize. Backup account option is available. 1.
  • Page 142: Location Services

    The Factory data reset screen displays reset • Access to my location: allows apps that have asked your information. permission to use your location information. • Use GPS satellites: allows applications to use GPS to pinpoint 3. Tap Reset device, then follow the prompts to perform your location.
  • Page 143: Set Up Sim Card Lock

    Set up SIM card lock 3. Tap Encrypt device. For more information, read the displayed help screen. Prevent another user from using your SIM card to make 4. Tap Encrypt external SD card to enable the encryption unauthorized calls or from accessing information stored on your SIM card by protecting the information using a PIN code.
  • Page 144: Make Passwords Visible

    Forgotten SIM PIN password Make passwords visible If you enter the wrong SIM PIN more than 3 times, you will When enabled, password characters display briefly as you need to contact your AT&T Customer Service Representative touch them while entering passwords. to get the PUK code for your device.
  • Page 145: Verify Apps

    Verify apps Note: If a device uses multiple enabled administration This feature allows you to either block or warn you before applications, the strictest policy is enforced. installing apps that may cause harm to your phone. 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings 1.
  • Page 146: Trusted Credentials

    2. Tap Trusted credentials. The trusted credentials screen has two tabs: When you activate this feature, your phone will automatically send security reports to Samsung via Wi-Fi for threat • System: Displays CA certificates that are permanently installed analysis. in the ROM of your device.
  • Page 147: Application Manager

    Clear credentials Caution! When you disable a system CA certificate, the Disable Clear stored credentials. button changes to Enable, so you can enable the certificate again, if necessary. When you remove a Note: This setting only appears if you have installed encrypted user-installed CA certificate, it is permanently certificates.
  • Page 148 Memory Usage 4. To reset your application preferences, press Reset app preferences. See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running applications. Note: This will reset the preferences for disabled apps, 1. From a Home screen, tap Settings disabled app notifications, default applications for More Application manager.
  • Page 149: Battery

    Note: When you Reset app preferences, you will not lose any Warning! Not all services can be stopped. Stopping services app data. may have undesirable consequences on the application or Android System. 5. Tap an application to view and update information •...
  • Page 150: Storage

    SD card 3. From the upper-right tap (Refresh) to update the list. Tap Unmount SD card to unmount your SD card so that 4. Tap the Show battery percentage check box to have the you can safely remove it, then tap OK. battery percentage displayed on your battery charge –...
  • Page 151: About Device

    About Device 3. Tap Automatic time zone to allow the network to set the time zone. This menu contains legal information, system tutorial information, and other phone information such as the model Important! Deactivate Automatic date and time to manually set number, firmware version, baseband version, kernal version, the rest of the options.
  • Page 152: Software Update

    • Legal information: This option displays information about Note: Baseband, kernal and build numbers are usually used Open source licenses, Google legal information, and License for updates to the handset or support. For additional settings. This information clearly provides copyright and information please contact your AT&T service distribution legal information and facts as well as Google Terms representative.
  • Page 153 5. When updating software, once the update file is downloaded, you can delay the update on the start screen by postponing it for a certain period of time. If you want to resume the update before the selected time, tap Continue update. Changing Your Settings...
  • Page 154: Section 8: Connections

    Section 8: Connections Turning Wi-Fi On This section describes the various connections you can make with your phone including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Connecting By default, your device’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off. Turning your PC. Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover and connect to Wi-Fi compatible in-range WAPs.
  • Page 155: Manually Add Your New Network Connection

    Manually add your new network connection Note: The next time your device connects to a previously 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings accessed or secured wireless network, you are not Connections Wi-Fi. prompted to enter the WAP key again, unless you reset 2.
  • Page 156: Wi-fi Advanced Settings

    Wi-Fi Status Indicators Wi-Fi Advanced Settings The following icons show your Wi-Fi connection status at a The Advanced Wi-Fi menu allows you to set up many of your glance: device’s advanced Wi-Fi services. 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and communicating with a Wireless Access Point Connections...
  • Page 157 • Install certificates: allows you to install security certificates The device scans for other Wi-Fi Direct devices. that you have on a MicroSD card. 6. Once the device you want to connect to is displayed, • MAC address: view your device’s MAC address, required tap on it.
  • Page 158: Nfc

    5. The file is transferred and the other device will receive 6. Follow the on-screen instructions to use AT&T Wi-Fi. a screen notification that a Wi-Fi file has been For more information on how to use this application, go received. The file can be found in My Files All files to
  • Page 159: Turning Bluetooth On And Off

    Turning Bluetooth On and Off Bluetooth Settings To turn Bluetooth on: The Bluetooth settings menu allows you to set up many of the characteristics of your device’s Bluetooth service, 1. From the Home screen, tap Settings including: Connections. • Entering or changing the name your device uses for Bluetooth 2. Tap the ON/OFF slider, located to the right of the communication and description Bluetooth field, to turn Bluetooth ON...
  • Page 160: Pairing Bluetooth Devices

    Pairing Bluetooth Devices To make your device visible: 1. From the Bluetooth settings page, press The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish trusted Visibility timeout. connections between your device and another Bluetooth • Making your device visible allows it to be detected by other device.
  • Page 161 Deleting a paired device (unpair) Note: Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a one-time Deleting a device from your list removes its “connection process. Once a pairing has been created, the devices record” and upon reconnection would require that you re­ will continue to recognize their partnership and enter all the previous pairing information.
  • Page 162: Pc Connections

    Bluetooth. A green checkmark will appear next to each devices. entry you select. Note: To sync your device to your PC, it is highly 5. Tap Done. recommended that you install Samsung Kies which is 6. Tap Bluetooth. available at (for Windows/ 7.
  • Page 163: Connecting As A Storage Device

    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 164: Section 9: Applications

    1. From the Home screen, tap , then tap one of the provider directly and not from Samsung. application icons. 2. Follow the on-screen instructions. 3. To return to the main Home screen, tap Tip: To open applications quickly, add the icons of frequently- used applications to one of the Home screens.
  • Page 165: Amazon Kindle

    Amazon Kindle 3. Read the additional information and tap Continue. 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your AT&T This application allows you to download books, magazines, DriveMode options. and newspapers to read on your phone. AT&T FamilyMap 1. From the Home screen, tap Amazon Kindle 2. At the Kindle display, tap Get Kindle for Android.
  • Page 166: At&t Locker

    AT&T Mobile Locate – or – Tap Sign In if you already have an account. With the AT&T Mobile Locate app you can access the Mobile Protection Pack and with a paid subscription, replace your 3. Follow the on-screen instructions. phone if it is lost or damaged, locate your phone if it is lost, AT&T Locker and receive backup and phone support.
  • Page 167: At&t Navigator

    AT&T Navigator AT&T Smart Wi-Fi AT&T Navigator provides you with access to real-time GPS- With AT&T Smart Wi-Fi, you can maximize your battery driven applications. These programs not only allow you to performance, maximize your data, simplify access to AT&T achieve turn-by-turn navigation, but also access local Hot Spots and Wi-Fi networks, automate your Wi-Fi searches.
  • Page 168: Calendar

    7. To clear the calculator history, press 3. Tap (Create event) to create a new Calendar event. Clear history. 4. Tap Today to display the current date indicated by a 8. Turn your phone sideways to the landscape position to blue box.
  • Page 169: Camera

    Calendar Settings 9. Tap Select ringtone to assign a ringtone to a calendar event notification. 1. From any Calendar view, press Settings. 10. Tap Vibration to set the Event notification tone to 2. Tap View styles and select an option. vibrate.
  • Page 170: Chrome

    Chrome • Time: tap (Up) or (Down) to set the new time for the alarm to sound. Tap AM or PM. The Google Chrome app allows you to use the Google • Alarm repeat: use this option to set the repeating status for the Chrome web browser on your phone.
  • Page 171: World Clock

    Deleting Alarms • Smart alarm: tracks body movements and calculates the best time for sounding the alarm. Place the phone somewhere on To delete an alarm, follow these steps: your bed then the phone's movement sensor (also known as 1. From the Home screen, tap Clock accelerometer) is sensitive enough to work from any part of the Alarm...
  • Page 172 Timer 5. To set Daylight Savings time, press and hold a city, then tap DST settings. You can use this option to set a countdown timer. Use a timer 6. Select Automatic, Off, or 1 hour. to count down to an event based on a preset time length (hours, minutes, and seconds).
  • Page 173: Contacts

    Desk clock • Dock: allows you to set your Dock settings such as Dock sound, Audio output mode, Desk home screen display, and You can use the Desk clock when you have a desk dock and Audio output. you want your phone to display the time, day, date, location, Contacts and weather conditions when it is docked.
  • Page 174: Drive

    Drive Flipboard With the Google Drive application, everything that you add to This application creates a personalized digital magazine out your Drive from work or home is also available on your of everything being shared with you. Access news stories, device.
  • Page 175: Gallery

    Gallery Google Settings The Gallery is where you view photos and play back videos. As Google has become more intertwined with other For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a applications, this menu provides a quick and ready access slideshow, set photos as wallpaper or contact image, and point to configure preferences for Google+, Maps &...
  • Page 176: Group Play

    Group Play 5. Tap the items you want to share to create a checkmark, then tap Done or OK. Group Play allows you to share pictures, music, and 6. Have your friends sign onto Group Play from their documents in real-time with your friends. You can create a group from your device or join other groups.
  • Page 177: Hangouts

    Hangouts • Online help: provides more detailed online help for additional questions you may have. Hangouts is a free Windows and web-based application for Internet instant messaging offered by Google. You can connect with your friends across computers and various Android devices. The Browser is your access to the mobile web.
  • Page 178: Browser Options

    Browser Options Adding and Deleting Windows You can have up to eight Internet windows open at one time. From any web page, press to access your To add a new window, follow these steps: browser options. 1. From your browser, press New window Enter a URL A new browser window is opened.
  • Page 179: Keeper

    To add a new incognito window: 2. Press to display your Bookmark options. Adding Bookmarks 1. From your browser, press Incognito mode 1. From any webpage, tap 2. At the information prompt, tap OK. 2. Use the on-screen keypad to enter the Name, Address, 3.
  • Page 180: Lookout Security

    Lookout Security Maps Lookout Security™ provides mobile device-specific security Depending on your location, you can view basic, custom, and features that are coupled with a minimal performance hit. satellite maps and local business information, including Lookout Mobile Security provides key security options that locations, contact information, and driving directions.
  • Page 181: Messages

    Messaging Note: Selecting Use GPS satellites allows you to locate places You can send and receive different types of messages. For of interest at the street-level. However, this also requires more information, refer to “Messaging” on page 82. a clear view of the sky and uses more battery power. Mobile Hotspot To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the This application allows you to share your phones’s mobile...
  • Page 182: Music

    Playing Music 3. Tap Accept. 4. Tap Open. 1. Tap Music 5. Read the Terms and Conditions and tap Accept & Start 2. Tap a library category at the top of the screen (Songs, Trial to continue or Exit to exit. Playlists, Albums, Artists, or Folders) to view the available music files.
  • Page 183 • End: allows you to end the Music app. Streams the current music file to another device Music Settings via Samsung Link. The Music Settings menu allows you to set preferences for Music Options the Music app such as whether you want the music t o play in...
  • Page 184: Using Playlists

    Creating a Playlist • SoundAlive: set a type of equalization such as Normal, Pop, Rock, Jazz, Dance, Classic, etc. 1. From the Home screen, tap Music • Adapt Sound: allows you to set Adapt sound on when your are 2. Tap the Playlists tab. listening with earphones to alert of incoming calls and 3. Press Create playlist.
  • Page 185: My Files

    My Files 5. Tap the checkbox to the left of each track you want to remove from this playlist, or tap Select all to remove all My Files allows you to manage your sounds, images, videos, the music tracks from this playlist, then tap Remove. bluetooth files, Android files, and other memory card data in Editing a Playlist one convenient location.
  • Page 186: Optical Reader

    Initial Setup Optical Reader 1. From the Home screen, tap myAT&T The Optical reader allows you to use your camera to identify 2. Sign into your Google Account. If you haven’t set up an text and extract useful information. account, see “Creating a New Google Account” on 1.
  • Page 187: Play Games

    3. Follow the on-screen instructions for using the Play 4. Tap a magazine to see more information and Books application. subscribe. Play Games 5. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe, read, shop, or access your library. This application takes you directly to the Play Store Games 6. Press for additional options.
  • Page 188: Play Music

    Play Music Play Store With Google Play Music, you can play music that you have Play Store provides access to downloadable applications and added to your music file as well as any music you copied games to install on your phone. Play Store also allows you to from your PC.
  • Page 189: Polaris Office 5

    5. Tap Next. 1. From the Home screen, tap POLARIS Office 5 6. Sign in to your Samsung account if you have not already done so. For more information, refer to 2. Enter your Email information (if desired) and touch “Creating a Samsung Account”...
  • Page 190: S Memo

    When in Doubt - Check it Out You should also check with your doctor if you have symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious disease, such as: If you are unsure of your health status, have several health • Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms during problems, or are pregnant, you should speak with your physical activity;...
  • Page 191 Allows you to write in free form mode with your finger Toolbar or a pen. Displays the keypad to you can add text. Writing area Eraser tool allows you to erase marks and drawings. Undo the last acti on. Add Page Redo the last action that was undone.
  • Page 192: S Translator

    With the S Voice application you can use your voice to 1. Sign in with your Samsung Account if you have not perform operations that you would normally have to do by already done so. For more information, refer to hand such as dialing a phone number, texting a message, playing music, etc.
  • Page 193: Samsung Apps

    With Samsung Apps, you can download hundred of entertainment. applications from a variety of categories. You must have an active Samsung Account to purchase and 1. Sign on to your Samsung account if you have not rent content via Samsung Hub.
  • Page 194: Using Samsung Hub

    Cancel or Connect. purchase or rental. 4. If notified your Samsung account is not yet active or 2. Scroll across the screen to select from the following verified, tap OK. You must be signed in to your available pages: Samsung account to use the application’s various...
  • Page 195 Media Content that is purchased and downloaded may be viewed • GAMES: displays featured Game content available from the concurrently on up to five (5) devices with Samsung Hub (or “the Game store. This page also allows you to search for new service”) that are also registered to the same account.
  • Page 196: Samsung Link

    Fi Settings” on page 98. For more information, Media Content may not be available for the entire twenty-four refer to “Creating a Samsung Account” on page (24) consecutive hour period if such period would extend the viewable time beyond the thirty (30) day rental window).
  • Page 197 • Registered storage: allows you to receive and p layback media stored externally (server, laptop, etc.) directly on your device by 1. Log in to your Samsung account if you have not already allowing you to add a Web storage service for streaming done so.
  • Page 198 1. Launch AllShare Play/Samsung Link on the target activate the feature. device (such as an Internet TV, Samsung Tablet, etc.). • Password lock: allows you to restrict access to Samsung Link 2. From the Home screen, tap Samsung Link by requiring a user enter the currently active and associated Samsung account password.
  • Page 199: Settings

    Settings 1. From the Home screen, tap TripAdvisor 2. Sign in with your Samsung Account if you have not This widget navigates to the sound and phone settings for already done so. your phone. It includes such settings as: display, security, 3.
  • Page 200: Usage Manager

    3. The following video controls are available: Keep aspect ratio view. Pause the video. Streams the video to another device via Start the video after being paused. Samsung Link. Press and hold to rewind the video. Tap to go to previous video.
  • Page 201: Voice Recorder

    Tap to toggle between Normal For more information on downloading videos for your phone, High quality recording. see “Samsung Hub” on page 185. Voice Recorder 6. From the Voice Recorder main screen, press for additional options. The Voice Recorder allows you to record an audio file up to...
  • Page 202: Watchon

    Initial Configuration • Web: After selecting a different option, tap Web to return to the original search results. 1. Sign into your Samsung account. • Images: Displays images for your search. 2. From the Home screen, tap WatchON • News: Displays news items related to your search.
  • Page 203 Customizing Your Remote 5. From the Select your channel source screen, select the entry that corresponds to your current channel control 1. From the top of the main screen, tap (Remote method: Control) Continue. • Set-top Box: selected when changing channels is done via a 2. From the Select your TV brand screen, tap your TV’s receiver box.
  • Page 204: Using Watchon

    Using WatchON Locating your favorite programming: To change channels: 1. Sign into your Samsung account. 1. Sign into your Samsung account. 2. From the main WatchON screen, tap (Combined 2. From the Home screen, tap WatchON View) to reveal available media categories.
  • Page 205 4. Access parameters such as Basic profile, Genres and the channel entry. Sports to then configure and enable those parameters • Settings: provides access to the Samsung WatchON settings you would like to show in the Just for you tab. menu.
  • Page 206: Youtube

    5. Enter your current zip code and tap Done. This zip code 3. Tap the search field to search for specific videos, must correspond to the location of your desired TV and scroll down to browse through the main page set top box.
  • Page 207 5. Tap the What do you want to find? field to start a search. The YP (Yellowpages) application provides quick and ready 6. Results will be displayed. access to businesses, map locations, and storage of your favorite searches. This application allows you to tap into local 7.
  • Page 208: Section 10: Health And Safety Information

    Section 10: Health and Safety Information Do cell phones pose a health hazard? This device is capable of operating in Wi-Fi mode in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. The FCC requires that devices operating Many people are concerned that cell phone radiation will within 5.15-5.25 GHz may only be used indoors, not outside, cause cancer or other serious health hazards.
  • Page 209 Research Results to Date: Is there a connection The biological effects of radio frequency energy should not between RF and certain health problems? be confused with the effects from other types of electromagnetic energy. The results of most studies conducted to date say no. In Very high levels of electromagnetic energy, such as is found addition, attempts to replicate and confirm the few studies in X-rays and gamma rays, can ionize biological tissues.
  • Page 210 Risk of Brain Cancer from Exposure to Radio slight increase in brain cancer. However, the authors Frequency Fields in Childhood and Adolescence determined that biases and errors prevented any conclusions (MOBI-KIDS) being drawn from this data. Additional information about Interphone can be found at MOBI-KIDS is an international study investigating the
  • Page 211 Reducing Exposure: Hands-Free Kits and Other Cell Phone Industry Actions Accessories Although the existing scientific data do not justify FDA Steps to Reduce Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy regulatory actions, the FDA has urged the cell phone industry to take a number of steps, including the following: If there is a risk from being exposed to radio frequency •...
  • Page 212: Children And Cell Phones

    Children and Cell Phones Because there are no known risks from exposure to RF emissions from cell phones, there is no reason to believe that The scientific evidence does not show a danger to any users hands-free kits reduce risks. Hands-free kits can be used for of cell phones from RF exposure, including children and convenience and comfort.
  • Page 213: Specific Absorption Rate (sar) Certification Information

    Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Certification Information • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the exposure (Note: This web address is case sensitive.) limits for Radio Frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal •...
  • Page 214 The SAR information for this device can also be found on power levels so as to use only the power required to reach Samsung’s website: the network. In general, the closer you are to a wireless base SAR information on this and other model phones can be station antenna, the lower the power output of the phone.
  • Page 215: Fcc Part 15 Information To User

    Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from Samsung could void your authority to operate the device. that to which the receiver is connected. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 216 • Let the person with whom you are speaking know that you are impaired. Samsung is committed to promoting responsible driving and will suspend the call if necessary; driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand •...
  • Page 217: Battery Use And Safety

    If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked Battery Use and Safety by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear to be working properly. Important! Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or •...
  • Page 218 If you suspect damage to the present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard. Samsung's warranty does not cover damage to the phone phone or battery, take it to a service center for inspection.
  • Page 219: Samsung Mobile Products And Recycling

    The Samsung Mobile Take-Back Program will provide accessories may not be available in your area. Samsung customers with a free recycling mailing label. We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung Just go to mobile device by working with respected take-back
  • Page 220: Ul Certified Travel Charger

    Follow local regulations regarding disposal of mobile FOR CONNECTION TO A SUPPLY NOT IN NORTH devices and batteries AMERICA, USE AN ATTACHMENT PLUG ADAPTOR OF THE PROPER CONFIGURATION FOR THE Dispose of your mobile device and batteries in accordance POWER OUTLET. with local regulations.
  • Page 221: Gps

    Always obey posted road signs. Emergency Calls Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS This mobile device, like any wireless mobile device, operates uses satellites controlled by the U.S.
  • Page 222: Care And Maintenance

    1. If the phone is not on, switch it on. Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from: 2. From the Home screen, tap The dialer is Liquids of any kind displayed.
  • Page 223: Responsible Listening

    Responsible Listening Extreme heat or cold Avoid temperatures below 0°C / 32°F or above 45°C / Caution! Avoid potential hearing loss. 113°F. Microwaves Damage to hearing occurs when a person is exposed to loud Do not try to dry your mobile device in a microwave oven. sounds over time.
  • Page 224 • that are used. As a result, there is no single volume setting Limit the amount of time you listen. As the volume increases, less that is appropriate for everyone or for every combination of time is required before you hearing could be affected. sound, settings, and equipment.
  • Page 225: Operating Environment

    National Institute on Deafness and Other Email: Communication Disorders Internet: National Institutes of Health 31 Center Drive, MSC 2320 default.html Bethesda, MD 20892-2320 1-888-232-6348 TTY Email: Operating Environment Internet: Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area, and always switch your mobile device off whenever it is National Institute for Occupational Safety...
  • Page 226: Posted Facilities

    Implantable Medical Devices Other Medical Devices A minimum separation of six (6) inches should be maintained If you use any other personal medical devices, consult the between a handheld wireless mobile device and an manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or shielded from external RF energy.
  • Page 227: Fcc Hearing Aid Compatibility (hac) Regulations For Wireless Devices

    FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are Regulations for Wireless Devices advised to switch the mobile device off while at a refueling point (service station). The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has Users are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on the established requirements for digital wireless mobile devices use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and...
  • Page 228 be able to use a rated mobile device successfully. Trying out hearing aid meets the M2 level rating and the wireless the mobile device with your hearing device is the best way to mobile device meets the M3 level rating, the sum of the two evaluate it for your personal needs.
  • Page 229: Restricting Children's Access To Your Mobile Device

    Any changes or modifications to your mobile device not or cochlear implant, to determine if you hear any interfering expressly approved by Samsung could void your warranty for noise. Consult your service provider or the manufacturer of this equipment and void your authority to operate this this phone for information on hearing aid compatibility.
  • Page 230 • • Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in Switch your mobile device off before boarding an aircraft. The use your vehicle are securely mounted. of wireless mobile devices in aircraft is illegal and may be dangerous to the aircraft's operation. Check with appropriate •...
  • Page 231 • If your device has a camera flash or light, do not use the flash or light close to the eyes of people or pets. [122011] Health and Safety Information 223...
  • Page 232: Section 11: Warranty Information

    1 Year conjunction or connection with accessories, products, or ancillary/peripheral equipment not furnished or approved by Case/Pouch/Holster* 90 Days SAMSUNG; (g) defects or damage resulting from improper Other Device 1 Year testing, operation, maintenance, installation, service, or Accessories* adjustment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG;...
  • Page 233 (iii) the battery has return the Product to an authorized phone service facility in been used in equipment other than the SAMSUNG phone for an adequate container for shipping, accompanied by the which it is specified.
  • Page 234 ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY claims, whether in advertising, presentations or otherwise, LASTS, OR THE DISCLAIMER OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL on behalf of SAMSUNG regarding the Products or this Limited OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS Warranty.
  • Page 235 For any arbitration in which your total damage claims, exclusive of attorney fees and expert witness fees, are ALL DISPUTES WITH SAMSUNG ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM $5,000.00 or less (“Small Claim”), the arbitrator may, if you THIS LIMITED WARRANTY OR THE SALE, CONDITION OR...
  • Page 236 You may opt out of this dispute resolution procedure by Severability providing notice to SAMSUNG no later than 30 calendar days If any portion of this Limited Warranty is held to be illegal or from the date of the first consumer purchaser’s purchase of the unenforceable, such partial illegality or unenforceability shall Product.
  • Page 237: End User License Agreement For Software

    Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG THE SOFTWARE. Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357) 1. GRANT OF LICENSE. Samsung grants you the following No reproduction in whole or in part allowed without prior rights provided that you comply with all terms and conditions written approval. Specifications and availability subject to of this EULA: You may install, use, access, display and run change without notice.
  • Page 238 Update that Samsung may provide to you or make available to you after the date you 4. CONSENT TO USE OF DATA. You agree that Samsung and its obtain your initial copy of the Software, unless we provide affiliates may collect and use technical information gathered other terms along with such Update.
  • Page 239 License will terminate automatically without restrictions imposed by your network or internet provider. notice from Samsung if you fail to comply with any of the Unless your device is connected to the internet through Wi-Fi connection, the Software will access through your mobile...
  • Page 240 "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND agree that Samsung is not responsible for the availability of FROM SAMSUNG, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE such applications and is not responsible or liable for any...
  • Page 241 (“Samsung Account”), and your loss, including but not limited to any damage to the mobile rights and obligations will be set forth in separate Samsung device or loss of data, caused or alleged to be caused by, or Account terms and conditions and privacy policies.
  • Page 242 PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY where you are a resident. Notwithstanding the foregoing, FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. Samsung may apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent 14. U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS RESTRICTED RIGHTS. The type o f urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
  • Page 243 Opt Out." You must include in the opt out e-mail (a) your part of any award, but may not grant Samsung its attorney name and address; (b) the date on which the device was fees, expert witness fees or costs unless it is determined that purchased;...
  • Page 244 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 245: Section 12: Samsung Product Registration

    Section 12: Samsung Product Registration Samsung Product Registration 237...
  • Page 246: Index

    Copying a contact to the Phone 68 Backing up your data 133 AllShare Play Copying Contacts to Phone 68 Backup settings 133 see Samsung Link 189 Copying Contacts to SIM Card 67 Battery Amazon Kindle 157 Deleting Address Book Entries 69...
  • Page 247 Blocking Mode 118 Dialing a Recent Number 45 Quick Settings 73 On 118 Ending a Call 45 Settings 74 Bluetooth International Call 44 Taking Pictures 70 Outgoing Headset Condition 115 Making a Call 44 Care and Maintenance 214 Sending contacts 154 Manual Pause Dialing 44 Changing Your Settings 97 Books...
  • Page 248 Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Google Signals 200 Ads 167 Editing a Picture 75 Extra Volume 51 Settings 167 Email 91 Google Chrome 162 Creating a Corporate Email Google Maps 172 Account 91 Family Map 157 Google Play Music 180 Creating Additional Email FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) Google Settings 167...
  • Page 249 Hotspots 100 104 Language and keyboard settings Creating and Sending Text select locale 122 Messages 83 Linking Contacts 61 Deleting a message 87 Icons Location services 134 Draft 84 Application 156 Location services settings 107 Gmail 93 Indicator 20 Lock Screen Handwriting 42 Icons, description 20 Say Wake-Up Command 108...
  • Page 250 Navigating with the Mobile Web Music 174 170 Music Options 175 Operating Environment 217 Using Bookmarks 171 Music Player 174 Optical Reader 178 Mono adding music 176 Other Important Safety Information Audio Setup 122 creating a playlist 176 221 Motion 129 playlists 176 Activate 26 removing music 176...
  • Page 251 Configuring Settings 189 Sharing 79 Reset Sharing Media 190 Places 178 factory data 133 Samsung Mobile Products and Recy­ Play Books 178 Reset phone to factory settings 133 cling 211 Play Movies & TV 179 Responsible Listening 215 scientific calculator 160...
  • Page 252 Touch Screen 12 Video player 192 Swap 53 Lock/Unlock 12 Voice control 131 SwiftKeyFlow Transferring Large Files 79 Voice Mail Samsung Keyboard 124 Translate 85 Accessing 14 SWYPE TranslateMessage Bubble 87 From Another Phone 14 entering text using 42 Translator 184...
  • Page 253 Locating Programs 196 Personalize 197 Settings 197 Using 196 Web 169 Widgets Gmail 167 Settings 191 Voice Recorder 193 Wi-Fi 146 Wi-Fi Direct 98 149 World Clock Deleting an Entry 164 World clock 163 YouTube 198 YP (Yellowpages) 199...

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