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Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini Getting Started Manual

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  • Page 1 Started All you need to know to get going.
  • Page 2 Welcome! Thanks for choosing Sprint. This booklet introduces you to the basics of getting started with Sprint Prepaid and your Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini. ® For ongoing support and resources, visit There, you’ll find guides, tutorials, and more to help you get the most out of your phone.
  • Page 3: Using This Guide

    Using This Guide This Get Started guide is designed to help you set up and use your new Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini. It’s divided into four sections to help you find the information you need quickly and easily. Use Your Phone − page 11 − Take Get Ready −...
  • Page 4 Your Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini Proximity and Light Sensors IR LED Microphone 3.5mm Status Light Self Camera Headset Jack Lens Camera Volume Earpiece Power/Lock Buttons Button Flash Touchscreen Speaker Menu Back Charger/ Accessory Jack Home Button Microphone...
  • Page 5: Set Up Your Account

    Set Up Your Account Register Your Phone on Sprint Prepaid Install the Battery 1. From your computer’s browser, visit 1. Using the slot above the power button, gently lift the cover off the phone. 2. Choose an activation option and click 2.
  • Page 6: Basic Phone Functions

    Basic Phone Functions Turn the Phone On Activate Your Phone • Press and hold the Power button 1. Press and hold the Power button turn the phone on. Unlock the Screen 2. Tap Start to begin “Hands Free Activation.” • Swipe the screen with your finger to 3.
  • Page 7: Set Up Your Phone

    Tap Skip Store app, you must link your phone to a or Next to continue. Google Account. • Samsung account - Create or sign in to your Samsung user account. visit for guides, tutorials and more...
  • Page 8: Your Home Screen

    Your Home Screen Viewing Your Home Screen Notifications Panel Your phone’s Home screen extends You can expand the notification area to see horizontally up to seven full screens. more about your notifications. • To display the main (center) Home screen, 1.
  • Page 9 Buttons and Keys Open Apps Buttons and Keys Open Apps The bottom front of your phone contains a • If an app is on one of your Home screens, Home button and two touch keys. Above just tap it to open it. this row is a row of program icons that are •...
  • Page 10: Typing On Your Phone

    Typing on Your Phone Your QWERTY Keyboards Your Keyboard Settings Your Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini offers two You can customize your onscreen keyboard onscreen keyboards: Samsung keyboard settings to suit your needs: (default) and Swype. Select a field that •...
  • Page 11 Calls Voicemail Make a Phone Call Set Up Your Voicemail 1. If the screen is locked, swipe the screen to All unanswered calls are automatically unlock it. transferred to your voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned off. You should set Phone.
  • Page 12 4. Select an account for the contact, such as Samsung account, Google, or Microsoft 4. Add more data fields or a picture if Exchange ActiveSync. Select Phone to desired, and tap Save.
  • Page 13: Access Messages

    Messaging Send a Text Message Access Messages 1. Press and tap Messaging and tap Messaging 1. Press 2. From the Messaging screen, tap the 2. Tap message you want to view. 3. Enter a phone number, email address, or –or– contact name in the Enter recipient field.
  • Page 14: Activesync Account

    Email Set Up a Microsoft Exchange Your phone’s Email applications let you ® access and manage multiple email accounts. ActiveSync Account ® Set Up a Gmail™ Account Contact your company’s Exchange Note: Server administrator for required 1. Press and tap Apps >...
  • Page 15 Access Email Messages Access Gmail Messages and tap Apps > Email 1. Press 1. Press and tap Apps > Gmail • To view a different folder, tap the folder 2. Select the folder you want to view. name at the top of the screen and then 3.
  • Page 16: View Videos

    Camera & Camcorder Take a Picture View videos 1. Press and tap Apps > Camera and tap Apps > Gallery 1. Press 2. Using your display as a viewfinder, aim the 2. Tap a video and then tap the play icon to camera lens at your subject, and tap view the video.
  • Page 17 Wi-Fi Go Online Connect to a Wi-Fi Network and tap Internet 1. Press . The first When you’re in range of an available Wi-Fi time, you may be prompted to enter your network, use your phone’s Wi-Fi feature to wireless phone number. access the Internet and other data services.
  • Page 18 Google Mobile Services Google Play™ is the place to go to find new apps, games, movies, and more. Your Galaxy S 4 mini provides easy access Use Google Play for Downloads to a variety of Google services. 1. From home, tap Apps >...
  • Page 19: Using Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Pair and Connect With a Bluetooth Share Contacts, Files, or Pictures ® Capable Device Using Bluetooth 1. Verify your Bluetooth is turned on. (Press 1. Open the app containing the file you want and tap Settings > > to share (for example, press and tap Connections >...
  • Page 20 Apps 1. Press > your favorite tweets, and more, all on your Play Store Galaxy S 4 mini. 2. Browse or search for the app you want to Note: Tap to access settings for your download, for example Facebook, Twitter, apps, depending on the account type.
  • Page 21 Settings Accessing Settings Accounts - A list of configured accounts and backup options. Accounts may include Press and tap Apps > Settings email accounts, social networking accounts, –or– cloud storage accounts, and more. Press > and tap Settings More - Location services, Security, Select a main settings category Application manager, Battery, Storage, (Connections, My device, Accounts, or...
  • Page 22 Battery-Saving Tips Manage the Display Brightness and Manage Your Phone’s Wireless Functions Screen Timeout Disable the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS functions of the phone when you’re not • Press > and tap Settings > using them. My device > Display > Brightness to modify the backlight setting as desired.
  • Page 23: Manage Your Account

    Manage Your Account Refill Online: Refill Your Account • view cash balance and/or payment date Visit to refill your cash balance by making a one-time payment • check minute usage (if not on an unlimited with a credit or debit card. voice plan) •...
  • Page 24 User Guide for your Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini. • Community – Visit to join the discussion about all things Sprint. Here people help each other make the most of their wireless services with tips, forums, blogs, and the latest news.
  • Page 25: Register Your Phone

    Register Your Phone Register your Galaxy S 4 mini phone at for: • Premium service via live chat, email or phone • Access to specialized call center staff • Extended call center hours • Galaxy S 4 mini product user manual...
  • Page 26 Terms of use and other policies usually are available on the application provider’s website. ©2014 Sprint. All rights reserved. Sprint and the logo are trademarks of Sprint. Samsung, Galaxy S, and S Beam are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Gmail, Hangouts, Google Maps, YouTube, Android, Google, Picasa, Google Books, Google Mobile Services, and Google Play are trademarks of Google, Inc.

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