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Contents
Product Information ......................................................................................................................................................................... 11
Specifications ............................................................................................................................................................................... 11
Call Management ......................................................................................................................................................................... 11
Camera ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 12
Connectivity ................................................................................................................................................................................. 12
Messaging ................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
Personalization & Fun .................................................................................................................................................................. 12
Call Basics ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
Answer call .................................................................................................................................................................................. 13
Reject current call ........................................................................................................................................................................ 13
Block calls .................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
Reject call with message .......................................................................................................................................................... 13
Add contact to reject list ............................................................................................................................................................ 13
Add numbers to Auto reject list ................................................................................................................................................. 13
Temporarily remove numbers from Auto reject list .................................................................................................................... 13
Permanently remove numbers from Auto reject list ................................................................................................................... 14
Dial .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 14
End call ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 14
Hold call ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
Mute and unmute call ................................................................................................................................................................... 15
Mute incoming ring ....................................................................................................................................................................... 15
Use speakerphone ....................................................................................................................................................................... 15
Caller ID .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
Incoming ID - Turn on/off .......................................................................................................................................................... 15
Outgoing ID - Enable / Restrict ................................................................................................................................................. 15
Picture ID - Set ......................................................................................................................................................................... 15
Ringer ID - Set .......................................................................................................................................................................... 16
Call Forwarding ............................................................................................................................................................................ 16
Cancel call forwarding .............................................................................................................................................................. 16
Forward all calls (unconditional forwarding) .............................................................................................................................. 16
Forward some calls (conditional forwarding) ............................................................................................................................. 16
Forward calls voicemail (conditional forwarding) ....................................................................................................................... 17
Call Settings .................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
DTMF tones - Not available .......................................................................................................................................................... 17
Fixed dialing ................................................................................................................................................................................. 17
Phone line selection - Not available .............................................................................................................................................. 17
Volume......................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
Call volume ............................................................................................................................................................................... 17

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Samsung Galaxy S III Contents Product Information ..................................11 Specifications ....................................11 Call Management ..................................11 Camera ......................................12 Connectivity ....................................12 Messaging ....................................12 Personalization & Fun .................................. 12 Call Basics ....................................... 13 Answer call ....................................13 Reject current call ..................................13 Block calls ....................................
  • Page 2 Ring volume ..................................... 17 Call Timer / Call Log ..................................17 Reset call log .................................... 17 Call timer - Not available ................................18 Call Waiting ....................................18 Turn on/off ....................................18 Use ......................................18 Conference Calling ..................................18 Have private conversation ................................ 18 Start conference call .................................
  • Page 3 Turn on/off GPS ................................... 25 Google Maps....................................25 Find your location ..................................25 Get directions ................................... 26 Search for location ..................................26 Select map mode ..................................26 Internet and Browser ..................................26 Access Internet/Enter URL ................................26 Add browser bookmark ................................27 Browser settings (clear cache, view history) ..........................
  • Page 4 Tethering and Wi-Fi sharing ................................. 32 Set up mobile hotspot ................................32 Turn on / off mobile hotspot ..............................32 Tethering via USB ..................................32 Customize (keys, name) .................................. 33 Greeting/name tag - Not available ..............................33 Program name and number................................33 Blocking Mode .....................................
  • Page 5 Button functions ................................... 42 Display screen icons ..................................43 Status bar icons ................................... 44 Liquid damage indicator (LDI) ..............................51 Status light indicators ................................... 52 Memory ......................................53 Set default memory collection - Not available ..........................53 Camera and Camcorder ................................53 Voice recorder ....................................
  • Page 6 Flash ......................................61 Zoom ......................................61 Front/rear camera ..................................61 Shooting mode ..................................... 61 Camera/camcorder mode ................................62 Effects mode ....................................62 Pictures - Access ..................................62 Pictures - Delete ..................................62 Phone Memory ..................................62 External Memory Card ................................63 Pictures - Take/Capture ................................
  • Page 7 Reply to email message ................................69 Send email message ..................................69 Switch between email folders ............................... 69 Refresh email inbox ..................................69 Gmail ......................................70 Account - Add new Gmail account ............................70 Edit Gmail account ................................... 70 Delete Gmail account ................................70 Switch between Gmail accounts ...............................
  • Page 8 Record and new file and send..............................76 SMS (text messaging) ..................................77 View service center number ................................. 77 Delete message ................................... 77 Read message ..................................... 77 Send message ..................................... 77 WAP push messages ................................... 77 Spam list ...................................... 77 Access messages from Spam list ..............................78 Add number to Spam list ................................
  • Page 9 Phone Book ..................................... 84 Access ......................................84 Add contact to phone book ................................84 Add contact to SIM ..................................84 Assign speed dial to contact ................................. 84 Change contact display options ..............................85 Copy contact - Import/export from SIM card ..........................85 Copy contact - Import/export from SD card ..........................
  • Page 10 Master reset using hardware keys ..............................92 Soft reset ..................................... 92 Wipe cache partition to clear system memory ..........................92 Clear application cache ................................93 Security ......................................93 Change SIM PIN code.................................. 93 Change Security code - Not available ............................93 Lock - Application lock - Not available ............................
  • Page 11: Samsung Galaxy S Iii

    Product Information Color of Device Gray Kit Contents User Guide / Getting Started Guide, battery and charger, headset, USB cable, Samsung Galaxy S III Specifications Adobe Flash Yes, Flash Player 11 Usage time: 8 hours (3G)* Standby time: up to 15 days* Battery life *Talk and standby times and other specifications are provided by the manufacturer and are approximate.
  • Page 12: Camera

    Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Web browsing  Wi-Fi Sharing Messaging Email client POP3, IMAP, Exchange, Gmail Voice Notes Instant messaging Samsung Social Hub, Google Talk client Picture messaging Video messaging Text messaging Yes Personalization & Fun FM Radio Games Downloadable (Via Play Store)
  • Page 13: Call Basics

    Call Basics Answer call To answer a call, follow these steps: Touch and drag the green Phone icon to the right. Reject current call To reject an incoming call, touch and drag the red Phone icon to the left. Block calls To block a call, follow these steps: Reject call with message During an incoming call, touch and drag up Reject call with message.
  • Page 14: Permanently Remove Numbers From Auto Reject List

    Tap Menu key. Tap Call settings. Tap Call rejection. Tap Auto reject list. Tap to clear the check box next to the number you want to remove from auto reject. Permanently remove numbers from Auto reject list To permanently remove numbers from the auto reject list, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
  • Page 15: Hold Call

    Hold call To put a call on hold, follow these steps: Hold To put a call on hold, tap the Hold icon. Resume To resume a call, tap the Unhold icon Mute and unmute call To turn on mute during a call, follow these steps: Mute Tap Mute.
  • Page 16: Ringer Id - Set

    Tap the silver Shutter icon to take the photo. Tap Save. If desired, touch and drag the crop box to adjust image area and size Tap Done. When done, tap Save. Ringer ID - Set You can assign a ringer ID to contacts stored in the phone book, but not to those stored on the SIM card. To assign a ringer to a contact, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
  • Page 17: Forward Calls Voicemail (Conditional Forwarding)

    Tap Voice call. Tap one of the following options: Forward when busy Forward when unanswered Forward when unreachable Enter the number you would like to use for call forwarding. Tap Update. Forward calls voicemail (conditional forwarding) Voicemail forwarding forwards incoming calls to your voicemail so that callers can leave a message. To turn on voicemail forwarding, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
  • Page 18: Call Timer - Not Available

    From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon. Tap the Logs tab. Tap the Menu key. Tap Delete. Tap Select all to select the check box and select all call log entrees. Tap Delete. Tap OK. To reset individual call logs: From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
  • Page 19: Start Conference Call

    Setup S Voice To setup S Voice, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap S Voice. Read the Samsung Disclaimer. Tap Confirm. Read the S Voice Terms of Services. Tap Agree. Tap Next on the About S Voice screen.
  • Page 20: View Voicemail Number

    Tap Sign in. Tap Sign in again to log in to your Samsung account. Note: If you do not have a Samsung account, tap Create a new account to open a new Samsung account. Follow the prompts. Enter your email address.
  • Page 21: Allshare Play - Log Out

    Tap the Menu key. Tap My account. Tap Remove account. Note: Logging out of AllShare will also log you out of your Samsung account and any other associated applications such as Contacts, Calendar, Internet, and S Memo. Tap Remove account again to confirm.
  • Page 22: Allshare Cast - Turn On / Off

    If necessary, read the Notification message and tap OK. Enter a PIN that others must use to connect to the broadcast and tap Done. Note: At this point, other participants should open the AllShare Play application, tap the Menu key, and tap Join Group Cast.
  • Page 23: Bluetooth - Turn Off And Disconnect

    To transfer files using Bluetooth®, follow these steps: Note: Bluetooth must be turned on and paired with another device. If necessary, see the Bluetooth – turn on and pair procedure. Find and tap (or touch and hold on) the file you want to transfer (for example, an image in the gallery). Tap the Share icon.
  • Page 24: Check Data Usage

    Check data usage You can check your phone’s data usage for a desired time period. Also, you can observe the data used by each of your phone’s applications during this period. To check your data usage, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings.
  • Page 25: Data Synchronization (Manual)

    Tap Google to access Gmail accounts Tap Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync to access Microsoft accounts--even if you logged into your account using the ‘Email’ application from the ‘Add Account’ menu. Tap Email for all other email accounts. From the top of the screen, tap to select your logged in account name. For each desired synchronization setting (for example, Sync Calendar), tap to select the check box and enable auto synchronization.
  • Page 26: Get Directions

    From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Maps. The blue arrow shows your location. Get directions To look up driving directions with Google Maps, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Maps. Tap the Directions icon (road sign). Tap My Location if you wish to change your current location.
  • Page 27: Add Browser Bookmark

    Tap Internet. Tap the URL field. Enter the desired URL. Tap a selection from the drop-down list or tap Go on the keyboard. Add browser bookmark To add a browser bookmark, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Internet.
  • Page 28: Go Forward/Back A Page

    A magnification box appears. Drag your finger to the general area where the text will be copied. Release your finger. Two highlight arrows appear. Touch and drag each highlight arrow to highlight the text you want to copy. At top of screen, tap the Copy icon. Touch and hold a text field to paste the text.
  • Page 29: Near Field Communication

    Double-tap the screen. Near Field Communication Near Field Communication (NFC) Explanation Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range communication technology that allows you to exchange text (also known as NFC tags), share digital content such as photos and videos, and connect electronic devices with just a touch. NFC tags can include text, phone numbers, virtual business card or contact info, and website URLs.
  • Page 30: Nfc - Write Tag - Not Available

    With NFC, you can use your phone to quickly share pictures and other media. Note: S Beam is only compatible with other S Beam compatible devices. Therefore, media sharing may fail with devices that do not support S Beam. The following media files are available for sharing: ...
  • Page 31: Voice Search

    From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Tap More settings. Tap VPN. Tap the desired network. Enter your username and password. Tap Connect. Voice Search Voice Search - Use To use Google Voice Search on the Internet, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  • Page 32: Wi-Fi Calling - Not Supported

    Tap Settings. Tap the Wi-Fi Slider to turn on Wi-Fi. Slider moves right and turns green. To turn off Wi-Fi, follow these steps: From any Home screen, touch and drag the Status bar down. Tap the Wi-Fi icon to disable. The blue indicator light turns off. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  • Page 33: Customize (Keys, Name)

    Tap Tethering and Mobile HotSpot. To share your connection, tap USB tethering to select the check box. Tap OK if you would like to learn more about tethering. When finished sharing your connection, tap USB tethering to clear the check box. Disconnect the USB cable.
  • Page 34: Move Widget, Shortcut, Or Folder

    Touch and hold a vacant spot on the screen. Tap one of the following options: Folder Apps and widgets To add a widget, after tapping Apps, tap the Widgets tab. Tap the item you want to add. Move widget, shortcut, or folder To move a widget, shortcut, or folder on the Home screen, follow these steps: On any Home screen, touch and hold the shortcut, widget, or folder that you want to move.
  • Page 35: Add A New Ringtone With Music Player Application

    Navigate to the folder containing the desired ringtone file. Note: The sdcard folder is your phone’s internal memory and the extSdCard folder is your external SD card (memory card). Touch and hold on the desired file. Tap Copy. You are auto-relocated to the My files main page and ‘Paste here’ appears at top-right. Note: You just duplicated the audio file and will now move the copy into the 'Ringtones' folder.
  • Page 36: Wallpaper - Download Via Computer - Not Available

    From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Tap Application manager. If necessary, swipe left or right to the Downloaded screen. Tap the wallpaper to be deleted. Tap Uninstall. Tap OK. Wallpaper - Download via Computer - Not available This feature is not available.
  • Page 37: Battery - Charge

    Battery - Charge If the battery level is below 25%, use the AC adapter instead of a car charger or USB cable. To charge the battery, follow these steps: Plug the small end of the USB cable into the USB/Charging port on the bottom of your phone. Plug the other end of the USB cable into a USB port on your computer.
  • Page 38: Remove

    Replace the back cover. Remove To remove the battery, follow these steps: Remove the back cover using the notch located at the top of the phone. Pull the back cover up and away from the phone.
  • Page 39: Battery Manager - Access

    Lift the battery out using the notch located above the battery compartment. Battery Manager - Access To access the Battery Manager, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Tap Power saving mode. Battery Manager - Change battery profile To change the Battery Manager profile, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  • Page 40 Remove the back cover using the notch located at the top of the phone. Pull the back cover up and away from the phone. Lift the battery out using the notch located above the battery compartment.
  • Page 41: Remove

    Insert SIM into the compartment with angled edge inserted first and gold contacts facing down. Gently slide SIM card into the compartment until you hear a click. The SIM card is now inserted. Remove To remove the SIM card, follow these steps: Remove the back cover using the notch located at the top of the phone.
  • Page 42: Indications/Functions/Menu

    Pull the back cover up and away from the phone. Lift the battery out using the notch located above the battery compartment. Gently push the SIM card with your finger nail towards the bottom of the phone until you hear a click. Remove your finger.
  • Page 43: Display Screen Icons

    Display screen icons To understand the meaning of display screen icons and indicators, refer to the following: Tap to access the Dialer screen to make calls. Tap to access your contact list. Tap to access your text messaging inbox.
  • Page 44: Status Bar Icons

    Launches the built-in web browser. Tap to access applications. New applications installed appear in alphabetical order. Status bar icons To understand the meaning of the Status Bar icons and indicators, refer to the following:...
  • Page 51: Liquid Damage Indicator (Ldi)

    Liquid damage indicator (LDI) Every brightspot device has an indicator that shows if it has been subjected to liquid, thereby voiding the warranty. To view the Liquid Damage Indicator (LDI), remove the back cover and battery from your device. Refer to the following illustrations to read the label:...
  • Page 52: Status Light Indicators

    Figure 1: White LDI (indicates no liquid damage) Figure 2: Red LDI (indicates liquid damage) Status light indicators The Indicator LED displays the following colors:...
  • Page 53: Memory

     Remains red: battery charging  Blinking red: low battery or charging error.  Remains green: battery fully charged.  Blinking orange: missed notification (call or messaging).  Blinking blue: powering on. Memory Set default memory collection - Not available To set the default memory location for the Camera, Camcorder and Voice recorder, follow these steps: Camera and Camcorder From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  • Page 54: View Available Device Memory - Phone Book

    Tap the Task manager icon. If necessary, tap the Active applications tab. Tap End next to the desired application. Tap OK. View available device memory - Phone book To view the amount of free memory and used memory in the phone book, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  • Page 55: Insert/Remove Card

    To delete files on a memory card using the device, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap My files. Tap extSdCard. (External memory card) Navigate to the desired folder and file. Touch and hold on the file. Tap Delete.
  • Page 56 Press the memory card into the slot until you hear a click. The memory card is now inserted. Remove To remove the memory card, follow these steps; Remove the back cover using the notch located at the top of the phone. Pull the back cover up and away from the phone.
  • Page 57: Move Files - Card To Computer

    Press gently on the top of memory card until you hear a click. Remove your finger. The memory card pops out slightly and is free. Remove the memory card from the slot. Move files - Card to computer To view the available device picture and video memory, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  • Page 58: Move Files - Card To Device

    Move files - Card to device To move or copy files from the memory card to the phone, follow these steps: Note: Although it is possible to move files from the SD card to the Device's internal memory, it is not recommended due to the limited space on the phone’s internal storage.
  • Page 59: Google Play Store

    Google Play Store Access Play Store To access the Play Store, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Play Store. If necessary, tap Existing to sign into your Google account. Enter your email address and password and tap Sign in. Tap any additional sign in prompts.
  • Page 60: Emergency Alerts - Access

    Emergency Alerts - Access To access Emergency Alerts, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Messaging. View any Emergency alerts messages. Emergency Alerts - Settings To change Emergency alert settings, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Messaging.
  • Page 61: Flash

    Tap the Settings icon. Tap to change the desired settings. Edit shortcuts Self-portrait Flash Shooting mode Scene mode Exposure value Focus mode Timer Effects Resolution White balance Metering Anti-shake (on/off) Auto contrast (on/off) Guidelines (on/off) Image quality GPS tag (on/off) Shutter sound (on/off) Storage Reset...
  • Page 62: Camera/Camcorder Mode

    Cartoon Share shot (additional steps below) Enable Wi-Fi Direct for all devices. The setting can be found in Notification bar > Settings > More Settings. After selecting Share Shot, tap OK on the Wi-Fi Direct Connection required window. Tap on the desired device to initiate a direct connection. ...
  • Page 63: External Memory Card

    Tap the desired folder. Note: To delete an entire folder, touch and holder on the folder. Touch and hold on each picture icon. The icon is highlighted with blue. Repeat as desired. Tap the Trash can icon. Tap OK. External Memory Card To delete pictures from the memory card, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  • Page 64: Playlist - Create

    Tap the desired playlist where the song will be added. Tap Add music. Tap to select each song to be added to the playlist. Tap Done. Playlist - Create To create a playlist, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon Tap Music player.
  • Page 65: Screen Shot

        Screen Shot Turn on To turn on screen shot, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. If necessary, tap the Motion Slider to enable. Slider moves right and turns green. Tap Motion.
  • Page 66: Upload Video

    Upload video To upload videos, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap YouTube. If necessary, swipe right to move the ‘Trending’ screen to the right. Tap your Google account name Tap the Upload icon. Tap Gallery or DropBox. Tap the video to be uploaded.
  • Page 67: Account - Change Settings

    11. If necessary, tap Use secure connection (SSL) to select or clear check box and enable or disable. 12. If necessary, tap Use client certificate to select or clear check box and enable or disable. 13. Tap Next. 14. Read the Activation message and tap OK. 15.
  • Page 68: Switch Between Accounts

    Tap Remove account again to confirm. Switch between accounts To switch between email accounts, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Email. Tap the account name inbox in the top left corner of the screen. Tap the desired account.
  • Page 69: Read Email Message

    From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Email. Note: If the email account you want to use is not the Inbox currently displayed, tap the account name in the top left corner of the screen and then tap the desired account. Tap to open the email message you want to forward.
  • Page 70: Gmail

    Tap Email. Note: If the email account you want to use is not the Inbox currently displayed, tap the account name in the top left corner of the screen and then tap the desired account. Tap the Refresh icon. Gmail Account - Add new Gmail account To set up a Gmail account, follow these steps: Add first account...
  • Page 71: Switch Between Gmail Accounts

    The following procedure will delete your primary Google account. Therefore, you do not need to perform a master reset to delete this account. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Under ‘Accounts,’ tap Google. Tap the account to be deleted. Tap Remove account.
  • Page 72: Read Email Message

    Tap Reply. From the drop-down menu, tap Forward. At To, enter the recipient’s email address. If desired, tap the Compose email field and enter the text of your email. When done, tap the Send icon. Read email message To read email messages, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  • Page 73: Instant Messaging

    Instant Messaging AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) - Not supported AIM is available through the Play Store. Google Talk - Add contact To add a contact in Google Talk, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Talk. Tap the Add friend icon.
  • Page 74: Google Talk - Send Message To Contact

    From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Talk. Tap the Menu key. Tap Sign out. Google Talk - Send message to contact To send instant messages (IM) to a contact for Google Talk, follow these steps From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Talk.
  • Page 75: Save Received Picture

    Save received picture To save a picture you received as a picture messages (MMS), follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Messaging. Tap the desired thread. Touch and hold the image in the message. Tap Save attachment. Tap the image file name to select the check box.
  • Page 76: Voice Notes - Delete

    Tap the Attach icon. Tap Record video. Tap the red Record icon to begin recording. Tap the blinking red Stop icon to stop recording. Tap Save. At Enter recipient, enter the recipient's phone number or name, or tap the Contacts icon to select a recipient from your contacts.
  • Page 77: Sms (Text Messaging)

    11. Tap the body of the message and enter the text of your message. 12. Tap the Send icon. SMS (text messaging) View service center number To view the text messaging (SMS) service center number, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Messaging.
  • Page 78: Access Messages From Spam List

    Spam messaging folder in the Messaging app. The phone will not notify you that you receive a new message from a number on the Spam list. Access messages from Spam list To access messages from a number on the Messaging spam list, follow these steps: From the Home screen, tap Messaging.
  • Page 79: Flipboard Widget

    To add a social networking widget to a Home screen, follow these steps: Flipboard widget From any Home screen, touch and hold a vacant area large enough to contain the widget. Tap Add to Home screen. Tap Apps and widgets. If necessary, tap the Widgets tab.
  • Page 80: Facebook - Not Supported

    Tap Settings. Tap Language and input. To change the default keyboard, tap Default and then tap either Samsung keyboard or Swype. Tap the Settings icon next to Google voice typing or Swype to change the settings for these input types.
  • Page 81: Entering Text Using Traditional Mode

    Entering text using Draw Text mode To enter text using Draw Text mode: From an open Samsung keyboard, touch and hold on the Microphone icon. Tap the Draw Text icon. Using the grid area, touch and drag the letter of each desired word.
  • Page 82: 3X4 Keyboard

    From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Tap Language and keyboard. Tap the Settings icon next to Samsung keyboard to enter the On-screen keyboard settings. Adjust the on-screen keyboard settings as desired. After entering the settings menu, tap to adjust the following settings: ...
  • Page 83: Set Up And Turn On

    Samsung TTS Tap Speech rate to select the speech rate. To adjust the Samsung TTS settings, tap the Settings icon next to Samsung TTS. To adjust the Google Text-to-speech Engine settings, tap the Settings icon next to Google Text-to-speech Engine.
  • Page 84: Phone Book

    Tap the desired group. Tap the Menu key. Tap Edit. Tap Group ringtone. Tap one of the following choices: Default Ringtones Tap the desired ringtone and tap OK. Tap Save. Go to my files Navigate to the folder of the desired ringtone file. Tap the Circle next to the desired ringtone.
  • Page 85: Change Contact Display Options

    If necessary, tap the Keypad tab. Tap the Menu key. Tap Speed dial setting. Tap the desired number where the speed dial will be assigned. Note: To assign a number to the keypad speed dial, choose from numbers 2-9. Tap the desired contact to assign to the speed dial number. Change contact display options To change what account contacts (Gmail, Phone, SIM, T-Mobile Contacts) appear in the contact list, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Phone icon.
  • Page 86: Delete Contact

    Import from USB Storage Note: Select this option to copy external SD card contacts to your phone’s memory or to a sync account such as MobileLife Contacts. Tap the account where the external SD card contacts will be copied. If prompted, tap one of the following options and tap OK. ...
  • Page 87: Data Usage

    Data Usage Packet data - Turn on/off To turn packet data on or off, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Tap More settings. Tap Mobile Networks. Tap Mobile data to select the check box and enable or clear the check box and disable. Set mobile data limit To set mobile data limit, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  • Page 88: Software Version

    Software version To find the software version on your device, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Tap About device. View the Baseband version Device Login Create and log in to new Google account To create and log in to a new Google account, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  • Page 89: Log In/Out Of Existing Gmail Account

    From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon. Tap Gmail. Tap New. Enter your first name. Tap Last and enter your last name. Tap the Next arrow. Enter the username you want for your email address. Tap the Next arrow. Enter a password.
  • Page 90: Language

    Language Device language To change the device language, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Tap Language and input. Tap Language. Tap the desired language. The device language is now changed. Drive mode To turn Driving Mode on or off, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  • Page 91: Turn On/Off Browser Message (Wap Push)

    From any Home screen, tap the Menu key. Tap Settings. Tap More settings. Tap Airplane mode to clear the check box and disable. Turn on/off Browser message (WAP Push) WAP push messages (browser messages) allow you to download ringtones, wallpaper, and other content. WAP Push messages cannot be turned off.
  • Page 92: Master Reset

    Connect the USB cord to the phone, then to the computer. When the Portable Device window appears on your computer, double-click Open folder to view files using Windows Explorer. Double-click to open the folder on the computer containing the file(s) you want to move. Note: This is not a complete list of files and folders and some of the items listed may not appear on every phone.
  • Page 93: Clear Application Cache

    Press the Volume Down key to highlight wipe cache partition. Press the Power key to select and wipe the cache partition. After the wipe is finished, with reboot phone now highlighted, press the Power key to restart the phone. Clear application cache To clear the cache for an application, follow these steps: From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  • Page 94: Lock - Encrypt Device

    The keypad will automatically lock after the phone experiences 15 seconds of inactivity. Lock - Encrypt device The Galaxy S III is a Samsung Approved for Enterprise (SAFE) device, a feature that includes device encryption. Enabling the device encryption feature encrypts accounts, settings, downloaded applications (and their data), media, and other files.
  • Page 95: To Unlock - Pin

    Activate the screen Draw your lock pattern. To unlock – PIN Activate the screen. Enter your PIN. Tap OK. To unlock – password Activate the screen. Enter your password. Tap Done. Lock SIM card The SIM PIN code is used to protect the SIM from being used in other devices. When you enable the SIM PIN lock, the device prompts you to enter the code after turning it on.
  • Page 96: Time And Date

    The SIM subsidy unlock code allows the device to use a SIM card from another wireless carrier. To enter the SIM subsidy unlock code, follow these steps: Important: Stop if you receive an error message while performing the instructions below. The device locks permanently if you enter the incorrect code multiple times.
  • Page 97: Auto-Update (Nitz)

    Birdsong by the lake Sparkling mist The secret forest Serenity Gentle spring rain 22. Tap Save. 23. Tap the Name field. 24. Enter a name for your alarm. 25. Tap Save. Auto-update (NITZ) Automatic update of time and date (NITZ) checks for the correct time while the device turns on. Note: When you enter a different time zone and turn on your device, it automatically updates to the new time.