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4 G 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.
M919_UM_English_MDD_041713_F4
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. Intellectual
Property includes, but is not limited to, inventions (patentable or unpatentable), patents, trade secrets, copyrights, software,
computer programs, and related documentation and other works of authorship. You may not infringe or otherwise violate the
rights secured by the Intellectual Property. Moreover, you agree that you will not (and will not attempt to) modify, prepare
derivative works of, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to create source code from the software. No
title to or ownership in the Intellectual Property is transferred to you. All applicable rights of the Intellectual Property shall remain
with SAMSUNG and its suppliers.
Open Source Software
Some software components of this product incorporate source code covered under GNU General Public License (GPL), GNU Lesser
General Public License (LGPL), OpenSSL License, BSD License and other open source licenses. To obtain the source code covered
under the open source licenses, please visit:
http://opensource.samsung.com.
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PURCHASER TAKES THE PRODUCT "AS IS", AND SAMSUNG MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND
WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRODUCT OR
ITS FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE; THE DESIGN, CONDITION OR QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT; THE
PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT; THE WORKMANSHIP OF THE PRODUCT OR THE COMPONENTS CONTAINED THEREIN; OR
COMPLIANCE OF THE PRODUCT WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF ANY LAW, RULE, SPECIFICATION OR CONTRACT PERTAINING
THERETO. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO CREATE AN EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT. IN ADDITION, SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR
ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE PURCHASE OR USE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING FROM THE BREACH OF
THE EXPRESS WARRANTY, INCLUDING INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS
OR BENEFITS.
Modification of Software
SAMSUNG IS NOT LIABLE FOR PERFORMANCE ISSUES OR INCOMPATIBILITIES CAUSED BY YOUR EDITING OF REGISTRY SETTINGS,
OR YOUR MODIFICATION OF OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE.
USING CUSTOM OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE MAY CAUSE YOUR DEVICE AND APPLICATIONS TO WORK IMPROPERLY. YOUR
CARRIER MAY NOT PERMIT USERS TO DOWNLOAD CERTAIN SOFTWARE, SUCH AS CUSTOM OS.
SAFE™ (Samsung Approved For Enterprise)
SAFE™: "SAFE™" (Samsung for Enterprise) is a mark for a Samsung device which has been tested against Samsung's own
internal criteria for interoperability with certain third party security-related solutions for MDM and VPN. The testing includes field
testing with local network connection and menu tree testing which tests functionality of the solutions in conjunction with the
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. The testing, for example, includes field testing with local network
connection and menu tree testing which tests functionality of the solutions in conjunction with the Samsung device. For more
information about Samsung's SAFE™ program, please refer to www.samsung.com/us/safe.
Disclaimer of Warranties: EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THEIR STANDARD END USER LICENSE AND WARRANTY, TO THE
FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., SAMSUNG TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, LLC, AND
THEIR AFFILIATES (COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO HEREIN AS THE "SAMSUNG ENTITIES") EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL
WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
INTEROPERABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, WITH RESPECT TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY PROTECTION, SAFE™
DEVICES AND APPLICATIONS TESTED WITH SAFE™ DEVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SAMSUNG ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY
DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY PROTECTION, SAFE™ DEVICES OR APPLICATIONS TESTED WITH SAFE™ DEVICES. In
addition, information technology security protection will be affected by features or functionality associated with, among other
things the e-mail platform, master data management, and virtual private network solutions selected by the software provider,
solution provider or user. Choice of an e-mail, master data management, and virtual private network solution is at the sole
discretion of the software provider, solution provider or user and any associated effect on information technology security
protection is solely the responsibility of the software provider, solution provider or user. For complete statement of limited
warranty, please refer to www.samsung.com/us/safe, available on the web and where Samsung smartphone and Galaxy Tab™
devices are sold. [101212]
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Do you have questions about your Samsung Mobile Device?
For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a new FAQ/ARS System (Automated Response System) at:
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LTE is a trademark of ETSI
Swype and the Swype logos are trademarks of Swype, Inc. © 2010 Swype, Inc. All rights reserved.
, DivX®, DivX Certified® and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries and are used under
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DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to HD 720p, including premium content.
ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation. This is an official DivX
Certified® device that has passed rigorous testing to verify that it plays DivX video. Visit www.divx.com for more information and
software tools to convert your files into DivX videos.
ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX Certified® device must be registered in order to play purchased DivX
Video-on-Demand (VOD) movies. To obtain your registration code, locate the DivX VOD section in your device setup menu (tap
Apps > Settings > More tab > About device > Legal information > License settings > DivX® VOD > Register). Go to vod.divx.com for
more information on how to complete your registration.
Dynamic Noise Suppression from Audience
Your phone is equipped with an advanced voice processing chip that delivers clear mobile calls by suppressing background noise,
intermittent sounds (like a siren or nearby conversation), and echoes, allowing you to hear and be heard nearly anywhere.
How Does It Work?
Based on the intelligence of the human hearing system, the technology:
• Captures, evaluates and distinguishes all the sound signals surrounding your phone, and the person you're speaking with.
• Then isolates the primary voice in conversation and filters out the background noise - so the person you're calling hears only your voice,
without disturbing background noise.
• Dynamically equalizes and adjusts voice volume to optimize your calling experience, so you can hear clearly and don't need to speak louder to
overcome surrounding noise.
The noise suppression technology is built-in and already enabled in your new mobile phone. So it's ready to provide unsurpassed
voice clarity with every call.
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Table of Contents
Section 1: Getting Started .......................... 7
Understanding this User Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Battery Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Extending Your Battery Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Initial Device Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Switching the Device On or Off . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Restarting the Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Locking and Unlocking the Device . . . . . . . . . 19
Creating a New Google Account . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Signing into Your Google Account . . . . . . . . . . 20
Retrieving your Google Account Password . . . 20
Confirming the Default Image and Video
Storage Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Creating a Samsung Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Voice Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Visual Voicemail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Task Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Google Now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Section 2: Understanding Your Device .....27
Features of Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Back View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Side Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Device Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Status Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Function Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Screen Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Using Motions and Gestures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Using the Multi Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Menu Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Customizing the Screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Section 3: Memory Card ............................71
Using the SD Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
SD card Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
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Section 4: Call Functions and
Contacts List ..............................................75
Displaying Your Phone Number . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Making a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Ending a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Making Emergency Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Dialing Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Answering a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Managing Reject Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
International Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Pause Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Wait Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Redialing the Last Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Speed Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Wi-Fi Calling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
In Call Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Using S Voice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Logs Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
Section 5: Entering Text ............................98
Text Input Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Selecting the Text Input Method . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Entering Text Using Swype . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Using the Samsung Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . .103
Using the Google Voice Typing . . . . . . . . . . . .106
Section 6: Contacts .................................108
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108
Contacts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108
Finding a Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112
Contact List Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115
Contact Menu Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116
Contact Entry Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117
Joining Contact Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117
Sending a Namecard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120
Copying Contact Information . . . . . . . . . . . . .121
Synchronizing Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122
Display Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123
Adding more Contacts via Accounts
and Sync . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124
Additional Contact Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127
The Favorites Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129
Section 7: Messages ...............................130
Types of Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
Creating and Sending Messages . . . . . . . . . .131
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Message Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
Viewing Newly Received Messages . . . . . . . 136
Deleting Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
Message Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Messaging Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Assigning Messages as Spam . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Accessing Your Spam Folder . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
Text Templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
Using Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
Microsoft Exchange Email (Outlook) . . . . . . . 150
Using Google Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
Google Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
ChatON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158
Google + . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
Messenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
Section 8: Multimedia ............................ 162
Assigning the Default Storage Location . . . . 162
Using the Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
Camera Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Quick Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
Camera and Camcorder Settings . . . . . . . . . 167
Using the Camcorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
Sharing Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173
Editing a Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
The Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Using Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182
Samsung Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185
Using WatchON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Play Movies & TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200
Using Playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203
Creating a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203
Transferring Music Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204
Removing Music Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204
Samsung Link . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205
AllShare Cast Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
T-Mobile TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215
Section 9: Applications and
Development ............................................216
Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217
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Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219
ChatON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219
Chrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220
Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224
Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224
Dropbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226
Flipboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227
Google . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228
Google + . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228
Group Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228
Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230
Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231
Lookout Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231
Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232
Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235
Messenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235
Mobile HotSpot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235
Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .235
My Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .236
Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .238
Optical Reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .240
Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .240
Play Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .240
Play Magazines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .241
Play Movies & TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .241
Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .242
Play Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .242
Downloading a New Google Application . . . . .242
Launching an Installed Google Application . . .244
POLARIS Office 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .245
S Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .246
S Memo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .246
S Translator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .248
S Voice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .249
Samsung Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .250
Samsung Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .250
Samsung Link . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .251
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .252
Story Album . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253
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T-Mobile My Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
T-Mobile Name ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254
T-Mobile TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254
Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254
TripAdvisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254
Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
Visual Voicemail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
Voice Recorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255
Voice Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256
VPN Client . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
WatchON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
Section 10: Connections ........................ 259
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
Enable Downloading for Web Applications . . 271
PC Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
USB Tethering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276
Mobile HotSpot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277
Section 11: Changing Your Settings .......280
Accessing the Settings Tabs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
Settings Tabs - Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280
Wi-Fi Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281
Bluetooth settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287
Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289
More Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290
Lock Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299
Display Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 304
LED Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306
Sound Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307
Home Screen Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 310
Call Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 310
Blocking Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321
Power Saving Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321
Accessory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322
Accessibility Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322
Language and Input Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . 325
Motions and Gestures Settings . . . . . . . . . . . 331
Smart screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 334
Air view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335
Voice control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336
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Add Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336
Cloud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 338
Backup and Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339
Backing up Your Data Before Factory Reset . . 339
Location Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344
Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345
Application Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
Battery Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351
SD Card & Device Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351
Date and Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352
About Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 352
Software Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353
Section 12: Health and Safety
Information ...............................................355
Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals . . . 355
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Certification
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360
FCC Part 15 Information to User . . . . . . . . . . 362
Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS) . 362
Smart Practices While Driving . . . . . . . . . . . . 362
Battery Use and Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 364
Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling . . . 365
UL Certified Travel Charger . . . . . . . . . . . . . .367
Display / Touch-Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .367
GPS & AGPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .368
Emergency Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .369
Care and Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .370
Responsible Listening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .371
Operating Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .373
FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
Regulations for Wireless Devices . . . . . . . .375
Restricting Children's Access to Your
Mobile Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .376
FCC Notice and Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .377
Other Important Safety Information . . . . . . . .377
Section 13: Warranty Information ..........379
Standard Limited Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . .379
End User License Agreement for Software . . .384
Index .........................................................392
Getting Started 7
Section 1: Getting Started
This section explains how to get started with your phone by
installing and charging the battery, installing the micro SIM
card and optional memory card, and setting up your voice
mail.
Before using your device for the first time, you’ll need to
install and charge the battery and install the micro SIM card.
The micro SIM card is loaded with your subscription details,
such as your PIN, available optional services, and many other
features. If desired, you can also install an SD card to store
media for use with your phone.
Understanding this User Manual
The sections of this manual generally follow the features of
your phone. A robust index for features begins on page 392.
Also included is important safety information that you should
know before using your phone. This information is available
near the back of the guide, beginning on page 355.
This manual provides navigation instructions according to
the default display settings. If you select other settings,
navigation may be different.
Unless otherwise specified, all instructions in this manual
assume you are starting from the Home screen and using the
available keys.
Note: Instructions in this manual are based on default settings,
and may vary from your device, depending on the
software version on your device, and any changes to the
device’s Settings.
Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this User Manual
start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
All screen images in this manual are simulated. Actual
displays may vary, depending on the software version of
your device and any changes to the device’s Settings.
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Special Text
Throughout this manual, you’ll find text that is set apart from
the rest. These are intended to point out important
information, share quick methods for activating features, to
define terms, and more. The definitions for these methods
are as follows:
• Notes: Presents alternative options for the current feature, menu,
or sub-menu.
• Tips: Provides quick or innovative methods, or useful shortcuts.
• Important: Points out important information about the current
feature that could affect performance.
• Warning: Brings to your attention important information to
prevent loss of data or functionality, or even prevent damage to
your phone.
Text Conventions
This manual provides condensed information about how to
use your phone. To make this possible, the following text
conventions are used to represent often-used steps:
Example: From the Home screen, press (Menu) ➔ Settings
➔ Connections tab ➔ Bluetooth.
Battery Cover
The battery, micro SIM card and SD card are installed under
the battery cover.
Important! Before removing or replacing the battery cover,
make sure the device is switched off. To turn the
device off, hold down the key until the
power-off image displays, then tap Power off.
Caution! Do not bend or twist the back cover excessively
during installation or removal. Doing so may damage
the cover.
To remove the battery cover:
1. Hold the device firmly and locate the cover release
latch (1).
2. Place your fingernail in the opening (2) and firmly
“pop” the cover off the device (similar to a soda can).
➔ Arrows are used to represent the sequence of
selecting successive options in longer, or
repetitive, procedures.
Getting Started 9
To replace the battery cover:
 Position the battery cover over the battery
compartment and press down until you hear a click.
SIM Card Overview
Important! Before removing or replacing the micro SIM card,
make sure the device is switched off. To turn the
phone off, hold down the key until the
power-off image displays, then tap Power off.
The micro SIM card is loaded with your subscription details
such as your telephone number, PIN, available optional
services, and many other features.
Important! The micro SIM card and its information can be
easily damaged by scratching or bending, so be
careful when handling, inserting, or removing the
card. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of small
children.
Some features on your device (such as Wi-Fi Calling) can be
unlocked by using the new micro SIM card.
To use this new micro SIM card, call or contact T-Mobile
customer service for more information.
This card contains the necessary information for identifying
and authenticating the user to the IMS (IP Multimedia
Subsystem).
Release Latch
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Installing and Removing the SIM card
This device uses a different type of SIM card called a “micro
SIM”. Other larger SIM cards will not function or fit within this
slot.
To install the SIM card:
1. Carefully slide the micro SIM card into the SIM card
socket until it clicks into place.
2. Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face into the
phone and that the upper-left angled corner of the card
is positioned as shown.
To remove the micro SIM card:
1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Carefully place your fingernail into the end of the micro
SIM slot and push the card slightly out.
3. Carefully slide the card out of the micro SIM card
socket.
Note: If the card is not inserted correctly, the device will not
detect it and no service will be available. If this happens,
turn off the device, remove the card, and reinstall the
card in the correct orientation.
Incorrect
Correct
Micro SIM card
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Installing the microSD Memory Card
Your device supports an optional (external) microSD™
memory cards for storage of media such as music, pictures,
video and other files. The SD card is designed for use with
this mobile device and other devices.
Note: microSD memory cards include capacities of up to 2GB.
microSDHC™ memory card types can range from 4GB
to up to 32GB.
microSDXC™ memory card types can include
capacities greater than 32GB.
Note: This device supports a memory card of up to a 64GB.
The device comes in a 16GB model.
1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Locate the microSD card slot on the inside of the
device.
3. Orient the card with the gold strips facing down.
4. Carefully slide the microSD card into the card socket
until it clicks into place. For more information on how
to use the SD card see “Using the SD Card” on page 71
Important! Be sure to align the gold contact pins on the card
with the phone’s contact pins.
Removing the microSD Memory Card
1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Firmly press the card into the slot and release it. The
card should pop partially out of the slot.
3. Remove the card from the slot.
4. Replace the battery cover.
Correct
Incorrect
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Battery
Before using your device for the first time, install the battery
and charge it fully.
Important! Before removing or replacing the battery, make
sure the device is switched off. To turn the device
off, hold down the key until the power-off
image displays, then tap Power off.
Installing the Battery
1. Slide the battery into the compartment (1) so that the
tabs on the end align with the slots at the bottom of the
phone, making sure the connectors align.
2. Gently press down to secure the battery (2).
Removing the Battery
 Grip the battery at the top end (3) and lift it up and out
of the battery compartment (4).
Installing Battery
Removing Battery
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Charging the Battery
Your device is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. A
wall charger, which is used for charging the battery, is
included with your device. Use only approved batteries and
chargers. Ask your local Samsung dealer for further details.
Before using your device for the first time, you must fully
charge the battery. A discharged battery recharges fully in
approximately 4 hours.
Note: Verify that the battery is installed prior to connecting the
wall charger. If both the wall charger is connected and
the battery is not installed, the handset will power cycle
continuously and prevent proper operation. Failure to
unplug the wall charger before you remove the battery,
can cause the device to become damaged.
Important! It is recommended you fully charge the battery
before using your device for the first time.
1. Connect the USB cable to the charging head.
2. Locate the Charger/Accessory jack.
3. Insert the USB cable into the device’s Charger/
Accessory jack.
4. Plug the charging head into a standard AC power
outlet. The device turns on with the screen locked and
indicates both its charge state and percent of charge.
Correct
Incorrect
Charging Head
USB Cable
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Warning! While the device is charging, if the touch screen
does not function due to an unstable power supply
unplug the USB power adapter from the power outlet
or unplug the USB cable from the device.
Note: This illustration displays both the correct and incorrect
orientation for connecting the charger. If the charger is
incorrectly connected, damage to the accessory port will
occur therefore voiding the phone’s warranty.
5. When charging is finished, first unplug the charger’s
power plug from the AC wall outlet, then disconnect
the charger’s connector from the phone.
Important! If your handset has a touch screen display, please
note that a touch screen responds best to a light
touch from the pad of your finger or a non-metallic
stylus. Using excessive force or a metallic object
when pressing on the touch screen may damage
the tempered glass surface and void the warranty.
For more information, refer to “Standard Limited
Warranty” on page 379.
Correct
Incorrect
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Low Battery Indicator
When the battery level is low and only a few minutes of talk
time remain (~15% charge), a warning tone sounds and the
“Battery low” message repeats at regular intervals on the
display. In this condition, your device conserves its remaining
battery power, by dimming the backlight.
When the battery level becomes too low, the device
automatically turns off.
The on-screen battery charge is represented (by default) as a
colored battery icon. You can also choose to display a
percentage value. Having a percentage value on-screen can
provide a better idea of the remaining charge on the battery.
 Press ➔ and then tap Settings ➔
My device tab ➔ Display ➔ Display battery percentage.
For more information, refer to “Display Settings” on page
304.
Extending Your Battery Life
Active applications, light levels, Bluetooth usage, and GPS
functionality all act to drain your battery. The following is a
list of helpful tips that can help conserve your battery power:
• Reduce your backlight on time.
• Turn Bluetooth off when not in use.
• Turn Wi-Fi off when not in use.
• Deactivate the GPS when not needed. Most applications using
this function will periodically query the GPS satellites for your
current location; each query drains your battery.
• Do not wait until your battery is completely depleted before
charging your device. Repeating this process of a complete
discharge and recharge can over time reduce the storage
capacity of any battery.
• Turn off Automatic application sync.
• Use the Power Saving feature to deactivate some hardware and
interface functions.
• Check the Battery use screen to review what features or functions
have been consuming your battery resources.
• Check the Running Services and close any unnecessary
applications.
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• Use the Task Manager feature to end/shutdown background
applications that are still running. These minimized applications
can, over time, cause your device to “slow down”.
• Turn off any streaming services after use (see Running Services).
• Animated wallpapers use processing power, memory, and more
power. Change your Live Wallpaper to a non-animated Wallpaper
gallery or Gallery image.
Initial Device Configuration
1. Select a language from the associated field.
English is the default language.
Note: If you are visually impaired or have difficulty hearing, tap
Accessibility to configure the accessibility settings.
2. Tap Next.
Note: You may be prompted with a notification that your
activation is completed.
3. At the Wi-Fi screen, move the slider to activate the
feature and connect to either an existing Wireless
Access Point (WAP) or tap Next to continue.
4. If prompted, assign the Date and time settings. Enable
the Automatic date and time field, select a time zone,
and tap Next.
• If you disable the Automatic date and time feature, you can
then manually assign this information.
Note: The Date and time menu may not appear if
automatically detected via your internal microSIM card.
5. At the Samsung account screen, select one of the
following options:
• If this is your first time, tap Create new account.
• If you have previously created a Samsung account, tap Sign in.
– or –
Tap Skip to continue with the setup process and create
an account later. For more information, refer to
“Creating a Samsung Account” on page 21.
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6. At the Got Google? screen, choose either Yes to log into
your existing Google account or No to continue.
• If you selected Yes, on the Sign in screen, enter your current
Google Email and Password information and tap ( ) Next.
• Tap OK to agree to the Google legal agreements.
• If prompted to enable purchases, tap Set up credit card and
enter your credit card information and click Save.
• Click Skip to continue without entering this information.
7. If you indicated that you did not have a current Google
account, then at the Make it Google screen, choose
either Get an account to create a new account or
Not now to continue.
8. Select/deselect the desired Google & location services
and tap (Next).
Note: Enabling Google location services can drain battery
power.
9. When prompted, enter a First and Last name then tap
(Next). This will help to identify this as your
device.
10. When prompted with the Dropbox activation screen,
you can choose to either: Create account, Sign in,
Disclaimer, or tap Skip to continue.
Note: For more information, refer to “Dropbox” on page 224.
11. From the Learn about key features screen:
• Tap an available field to display an on-screen tutorial.
• Turn on a feature by sliding the activation slider to the ON
position ( ).
12. Tap Next.
ON
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13. Accept the current device name.
– or –
Tap the Device name field and use the on-screen
keyboard to rename your device.
Important! The device name is also used to provide an
identification for your device’s Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
Direct names.
14. Tap Finish to complete the setup process.
15. Read the on-screen Collect diagnostics information.
Note: This software collects only diagnostic data from your
device so that T-Mobile technicians can better
troubleshoot issues with your device.
16. Select either More Info (to read additional information)
or Close to close the message screen.
Important! Selecting Close only closes the current description
screen and does not disable data collection.
To disable data collection, go to Settings ➔
Accounts tab ➔ Backup and reset ➔ Collect
diagnostics and turn off the Allow diagnostics to be
collected feature. For more information, refer to
“Collect Diagnostics” on page 343.
Switching the Device On or Off
Once the device has been configured, you will not be
prompted with setup screens again.
To turn the device on:
 Press and hold (Power/End) until the device
switches on.
The device searches for your network and after finding
it, you can make or receive calls.
Note: The display language is preset to English at the factory.
To change the language, use the Language menu. For
more information, refer to “Language and Input
Settings” on page 325.
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To turn the device off:
1. Press and hold (Power/End) until the Device
options screen appears.
2. Tap Power off ( ).
Restarting the Device
1. Press and hold (Power/End) until the Device
options screen appears.
2. Tap Restart ( ).
Locking and Unlocking the Device
By default, the device screen locks when the backlight turns
off.
 Place your finger on the screen and swipe the glass in
any of the directions shown unlock the device.
Note: You can choose to configure lock settings to prevent
unauthorized use of your device. For more information,
refer to “Security” on page 345.
Creating a New Google Account
You should create a Google™ Account when you first use
your device in order to fully utilize the functionality. This
account provides access to several device features such as
Gmail™, Talk™, and the Google Play Store™ applications.
Before you are able to access Google applications, you must
enter your account information. These applications sync
between your device and your online Google account.
To create a new Google Account from your device:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Play Store).
2. Read the introduction and tap New to begin.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to create a Google
Account.
– or –
If this is not the first time you are starting the device,
tap ➔ (Gmail).
Note: If you already have a Google account, you only need to
sign in.
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To create a new Google Account from the Web:
1. From a computer, launch a Web browser and navigate
to www.google.com.
2. On the main page, click Sign-in ➔ Create an account
for free.
3. Follow the on-screen prompts to create your free
account.
4. Look for an email from Google in the email box you
provided, and respond to the email to confirm and
activate your new account.
Signing into Your Google Account
1. Launch an application that requires a Google account
(such as Play Store or Gmail).
2. Click Existing.
3. Tap the Email and Password fields and enter your
information.
4. Tap (Sign in). Your device communicates with the
Google servers to confirm your information.
5. If prompted, you can enable the option to stay up to
date on news and offers, then tap OK.
Retrieving your Google Account
Password
A Google account password is required for Google
applications. If you misplace or forget your Google Account
password, follow these instructions to retrieve it:
1. From your computer, use an Internet browser and
navigate to http://google.com/accounts.
2. Click on the Can’t access your account? link.
3. Follow the on-screen password recovery procedure.
Getting Started 21
Confirming the Default Image and
Video Storage Location
Although the device is configured to store new pictures and
videos to the Memory card, it is a very good idea to confirm
this location before using your device.
Important! Too many users can overlook this storage
destination until something goes wrong. It is
recommended that you verify this location or
change it before initiating the use of the camera or
camcorder features.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Camera).
2. Press and then tap Settings ➔ (Settings)
and scroll down to the Storage entry.
3. Tap this entry and select the desired default storage
location for newly taken pictures or videos. Choose
from: Device or Memory card.
Note: It is recommended that you set the option to Memory
card.
4. Press to return to the Home screen.
Creating a Samsung Account
Just as important as setting up and activating a Google
account to help provide access to Play Store, etc.. An active
Samsung account is required to begin accessing applications
such as Media Hub.
Note: The Samsung account application will manage your
access to the previously mentioned applications, and
there is no longer a need to remember different
passwords for each application.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Accounts tab).
2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap
Add account ➔ Samsung account.
3. If you have previously created a Samsung account, tap
Sign in.
– or –
If this is your first time, tap Create new account.
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4. Enter your the required information and tap Sign up.
5. Tap Terms and conditions, Special terms, and Privacy
policy to read the legal disclaimers and related
information.
6. If you agree to the terms, place a green check mark in
the I accept all the terms above field and tap Agree.
7. Enter your the required information and tap Sign up.
Note: You may be prompted to confirm your credentials via
email.
8. If prompted, follow the on-screen instructions to verify
your account via the provided email address.
Note: Without confirming your email address and following the
documented procedures, related applications will not
function properly since it is Samsung account that is
managing their username and password access.
Voice Mail
Setting Up Your Voice Mail
Your device automatically transfers all unanswered calls to
voicemail, even if your device is in use or turned off. As soon
as your battery is charged and the micro SIM card inserted,
activate your voicemail account.
Important! Always use a password to protect against
unauthorized access.
For new users, follow the instructions below to set up voice
mail:
Note: Voicemail setup may be different depending on your
network.
1. From the Home screen, tap and then touch and
hold the key until the device dials voicemail.
You may be prompted to enter a password.
2. Follow the tutorial to create a password, a greeting,
and a display name.
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Accessing Your Voice Mail
You can access your Voice Mail by either pressing and
holding on the keypad, or by using the phone’s
Application icon, then tapping the Voice Mail application. To
access Voice Mail using the menu:
1. From the Home screen, tap and then touch and
hold until the device dials voicemail.
Note: Touching and holding will launch the voicemail
application.
2. When connected, follow the voice prompts from the
voicemail center.
Accessing Your Voice Mail From Another Phone
1. Dial your wireless phone number.
2. When you hear your voicemail greeting, press the
asterisk key on the phone you are using.
3. Enter your passcode.
Visual Voicemail
Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people who
left a voicemail message, and listen to the any message they
want without being limited to chronological order.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Visual Voicemail).
2. Read the on-screen information and tap Next.
Note: You must subscribe to the Visual Voicemail service to
use this feature. Charges may apply. Please contact your
service provider for further details.
3. Tap an on-screen voicemail message to play it back.
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To check Visual Voicemail messages:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Visual Voicemail).
2. Tap the voicemail message you want to play.
3. Tap (Play).
To delete Visual Voicemail messages:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Visual Voicemail).
2. Tap the voicemail message you want to delete.
3. Tap (Delete) ➔ OK.
Task Manager
Your device can run applications simultaneously, with some
applications running in the background.
Sometimes your device might seem to slow down over time,
and the biggest reason for this are background applications.
These are applications that were not properly closed or
shutdown and are still active but minimized. The Task
Manager not only lets you see which of these applications
are still active in the background but also easily lets you
choose which applications are left running and which are
closed.
Note: The larger the number of applications running on your
phone, the larger the energy drain on your battery.
Getting Started 25
Task Manger Overview
 Press and hold (Home) and then tap
(Task manager). This screen contains the following
tabs:
• Active applications display those currently active applications
running on your phone.
• Downloaded displays any installed packages or applications
from the Play Store that are taking up memory space. Tap
Uninstall to remove them from your phone.
• RAM, which displays the amount of current RAM (Random
Access Memory) currently being used and allow you to Clear
Memory.
• Storage displays a visual graph indicating the available and
used space within the System storage, USB storage, and
external SD card.
Shutting Down an Currently Active Application
 Press and hold (Home) and then tap
(End all)
– or –
1. Press and hold (Home) and then tap
(Task manager).
2. From the Active applications tab, tap End to close
selected applications.
– or –
Tap End all to close all background running
applications.
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Google Now
Google Now® recognizes a users’ repeated actions
performed on the device (including access of common
locations, repeated calendar appointments, search queries,
etc.). This information is then used to display more relevant
information to the user in the form of “cards”. These
scrollable on-screen cards are displayed when the Google
Now application is launched.
These cards are not manually added.
The service uses your GPS, Google Search, and usage
information to generate these cards automatically.
To initially set up Google Now:
1. Press and hold (Home) and then tap
(Google Now).
2. Follow the on-screen instructions to review the
available information.
3. When prompted, agree to launch the application. Some
initial on-screen “cards” are shown. A default is the
Weather card that provides updated weather
information in your area.
To configure the Google Now settings:
1. Press and hold and then tap (Google Now).
2. Press and select Settings.
3. Access each desired Settings page and configure it as
desired.
When these condition are met, new card information will
begin to appear in the Google Now list of cards.
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Section 2: Understanding Your Device
This section outlines key features of your device. It also
describes the device’s keys, screen and the icons that
display when the device is in use.
Features of Your Device
Your device is lightweight, easy-to-use and offers many
significant features. The following list outlines a few of the
features included in your device.
• Touch screen with virtual (on-screen) QWERTY keyboard
• Brilliant 4.99” HD Super AMOLED® screen (1920 x 1080)
• 1.9 gigahertz quad-core processor
• Delivering data speeds faster than the current 3G network
technology by using 4G LTE and High Speed Packet Access Plus
(HSPA+).
• Android 4.2.2, Jelly Bean Platform
• Smart Switch™ compliant. For more information, see
www.samsungsmartswitch.com
• Support for Air View® and Air Gestures®.
• Wi-Fi ® Capability
• WatchON® – Rich TV experience with Infrared (IR) remote
• Over 700,000 Apps available to download from the Google Play™
Store and Samsung Apps
• Access Movies, TV Shows, Music, Games, and Books with
Samsung Hub™
• Samsung Link™ to share your media content across connected
devices. Cloud connectivity is enabled via the use of an external
Web storage service
• Compliant with AllShare Cast Hub®
• 13 Megapixel Camera and Camcorder with autofocus and digital
zoom
• 2 Megapixel Front Facing camera for Video Chat
• Share Shot picture sharing functionality
• S-Beam file transfer technology
• Share Shot camera sharing-capable via multi-connect Wi-Fi
Direct connection
• Bluetooth enabled
• NFC-compatible
• Full Integration of Google Mobile™ Services (Gmail, YouTube,
Google Maps, Google Voice Search)
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• Multiple Messaging Options: Text/Picture/Video Messaging and
Google Talk™
• Corporate and Personal Email
• Music Player with multitasking features
• Pre-loaded e-reader applications such as: Play Books™ and Play
Magazines™
• Assisted GPS (Google Navigation)
• Webkit-based browser
• Expandable memory slot - supports up to 64GB microSD
• Mobile HotSpot and USB Tethering-capability
• T-Mobile® TV
• Video Chat via Google Talk
• Google Play™ Music
• Wi-Fi ® Calling via the use of a micro SIM card
• HD Video Player 1080p
– Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, WMV7/8, VP8, MP43
– Format: 3GP (MP4), WMV (ASF), AVI, and DivX
• Video Player support for PIP (Picture in Picture) viewing
• DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to HD 720p, including
premium content
Front View
The following illustrations show the main elements of your
device. The following list correlates to the illustrations.
1. Indicator light illuminates with a series of distinct
colors and flashing patterns to indicate different
notifications and statuses. Events include Charging,
Low battery, and Missed event:
• Powering on - blue blinks/animates
• Battery Charging - red remains on
• Battery Fully Charged - green remains on.
• Low Battery or Charging Error- red blinks/animates
• Missed Notification (Call or Messaging) - blue blinks/animates
For more information, refer to “LED Indicator” on page
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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.
• In a bright light condition (outdoors), the sensors cause the
device to increase the brightness and contrast for better
viewing.
• In dim light conditions, the device increases the screen
brightness to compensate.
3. Menu key displays a list of options available for the
current screen. From the Home screen it displays
Add apps and widgets, Create folder, Set wallpaper,
Edit page, Search, and Settings options.
4. Home key displays the Home screen when pressed.
Press and hold to display your recent apps, Task
manager, and Remove all option.
Double-press to activate S Voice.
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5. Microphones are used during phone calls and allow
other callers to hear you clearly when you are speaking
to them. There are two microphones on the device:
• Bottom microphone: used during handset mode.
• Top microphone: used while an active call is in the
speakerphone mode and assists in noise cancellation
(2 microphone solution).
6. USB Power/Accessory connector allows you to connect
a power cable or optional accessories such as a USB/
data cable.
7. Back key redisplays the previous screen or clears
entries.
8. Display shows all the information needed to operate
your phone, such as the connection status, received
signal strength, phone battery level, and time.
9. Front Facing Camera allows you to take pictures while
facing the screen and allows you to video conference.
10. Gestures Sensor used to detect Air View and Air Gesture
motions.
11. Proximity Sensor detects how close an object is to the
surface of the screen. This is typically used to detect
when your face is pressed up against the screen, such
as during a phone call.
• While talking on the phone, the sensor detects talk activity and
locks the keypad to prevent accidental key presses.
12. Receiver allows you to hear the other caller and the
different ring tones or sounds offered by your device.
Back View
The following illustration shows the external elements of your
Device:
1. microSD Card Slot (internal) allows you use a microSD
card to expand the memory of your device.
2. External speaker allows you to hear ringers, music, and
other sounds offered by your phone.
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3. micro SIM Card Slot (internal) Installation location for
SIM card.
4. Flash is used to take photos in low-light conditions.
5. Headset jack allows you to connect a hands-free
headset so you can listen to music.
6. Camera lens is used to take photos.
7. IR Transmitter used to emit infrared signals used for
controlling external devices. For more information,
refer to “Using WatchON” on page 189.
Side Views
The following illustration shows the side elements of your
device:
1. Volume key allows you to adjust the ringer volume in
standby mode (with the phone open) or adjust the voice
volume during a call. When receiving an incoming call:
• Pressing the volume key down mutes the ring tone.
2. Power/End key ends a call or switches the
phone off and on. Press and hold for two seconds to
turn toggle the Silent mode or Airplane mode states,
turn the device on or off, or Restart.
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Device Display
Your display provides information about the device’s status,
and is the interface to manage features. The display
indicates your connection status, signal strength, battery
status and time. Icons display at the top of the device when
an incoming call or message is received and also alerts you
at a specified time when an alarm was set. The screen also
displays notifications, and Application (or shortcut) bar with
five primary shortcuts: Phone, Contacts, Messaging, Internet,
and Apps.
Display settings
In this menu, you can change various settings for the for the
wallpaper, cube, brightness or backlight.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Settings) ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Display.
For more information, refer to “Display Settings” on
page 304.
Status Bar
The Status Bar shows information about the connection
status, signal strength, phone battery level, and time, and
displays notifications about incoming messages, calls and
other actions.
This list identifies the icons you see on your phone’s display
screen:
Indicator Icons
This list identifies the symbols you’ll see on your device’s
display and Indicator area:
Note: Some Notification icons can be hidden manually by
toggling the status of the Notification panel function. For
more information, refer to “Accessing Additional Screen
Functions” on page 39.
My device
Displays your current signal strength. The greater
the number of bars, the stronger the signal.
Indicates that the Airplane Mode is active. You
cannot send or receive any calls or access online
information.
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Indicates there is no signal available.
Displays when there is no SIM card in the phone.
Displays when there is a system error or alert.
Displays to indicate a security warning. You are
prompted to set a screen lock password.
Displays when a call is in progress. Icon is
displayed in the Status bar area.
Displays when a call is on hold. Icon is displayed in
the Status bar area.
Displays when an active call is routed through a
Bluetooth headset. Icon is displayed in the Status
bar area.
Displays when you have missed an incoming call.
Displays when you device is set to automatically
reject all incoming calls. The All numbers option
is enabled from within Call settings ➔ Call rejection
➔ Auto reject mode menu.
Displays when the speakerphone is on. Icon is
displayed in the Status bar area.
Displays when the microphone is muted. Icon is
displayed in the Status bar area.
Displays when Call forwarding is set to Always
forward. Displayed in the Status bar when the
current call is minimized. For more information,
refer to “Configuring Additional Voice Call Settings”
on page 315.
Displays your current battery charge level. Icon
shown is fully charged.
Displays when the current battery is 100 percent
charged and the Display battery percentage option
is enabled within the Settings ➔ My device tab ➔
Display menu.
Displays your battery is currently charging.
100%
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Displays your current battery charge level is
low (Charge: ~28% - 15%).
Displays your current battery charge level is
very low (Charge: ~15% - 5%).
Shows your current battery only has up to 4%
power remaining and will soon shutdown.
(Charge: ~4% - 1%).
Displays when connected to the EDGE network.
Displays when your phone is communicating with
the EDGE network.
Displays when connected to the 3G network. 3G
indicator is only seen when roaming.
Displays when your phone is communicating with
the 3G network. 3G indicator is only seen when
roaming.
Displays when connected to the HSPA+ network.
Displays when your phone is communicating with
the HSPA+ network.
Displays when your phone is communicating
with the 4G LTE network.
Displays when the phone has detected an active
USB connection and is in a USB Debugging mode.
Displays when there is a new text message.
Displays when an outgoing text message has
failed to be delivered.
Displays when an incoming text message
content has failed to be downloaded.
Displays when there is a new voicemail message.
Displays when there is a new visual voicemail
message.
Displays in the notifications window when there
is a new Email message.
Displays in the notifications window when there
is a new Gmail message.
Displays when the user is prompted to set up a
new Dropbox account.
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Displays when the user is prompted with a Lookout
Security notification.
Displays when the T-Mobile Name ID
application did not recognize a recent number
and would like to know whether you wish to
Not add, or add as a New or Existing number.
Displays when the time and date for a Calendar Event
has arrived. For more information, refer to
“Calendar” on page 217.
Displays when an alarm is set.
For more information, refer to “Setting an Alarm” on
page 220.
Displays when the device is in Silent mode.
All sounds except media and alarms are silenced,
and Silent mode is set to Vibrate. For more
information, refer to “Silent mode via Device
Options Screen” on page 307.
Displays when the device is in Silent mode.
All sounds are silenced, and Silent mode is set to
Mute.
Displays when data synchronization and
application sync is active and synchronization is in
progress for Gmail, Calendar, and Contacts.
Displays when the Blocking mode feature is
active. For more information, refer to “Blocking
Mode” on page 321.
Displays when Bluetooth technology is active and
enabled.
Displays when the Bluetooth technology is active
and communicating with an external device.
Displays when the an outbound file transfer is in
progress.
Displays when a file or application download is in
progress.
Displays when the Share shot option is enabled
from within the Camera Shooting mode menu and
images and being shared via Wi-Fi Direct.
For more information, refer to “Camera Options” on
page 164.
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Displays when a screen capture has been taken and
stored in the clipboard.
For more information, refer to “Using Motions and
Gestures” on page 55.
Displays when your device is connected being
used to control streaming media and is connected
to a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)
certified devices.
Displays when your device is currently sharing/
streaming media to paired device using the
Samsung Link application.
Displays when AllShare Cast Hub is active,
connected to your device, and communicating.
For more information, refer to “AllShare Cast Hub”
on page 210.
Displays when updates are available for download.
Displays when a Play Store download has
completed.
Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and
communicating with a Wireless Access Point
(WAP).
Displays when Wi-Fi is active and there is an
available open wireless network.
Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is active and
configured for a direct connection to another
compatible device in the same direct
communication mode.
Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is communicating
with another compatible device.
Displays to alert you to disable an active Wi-Fi
Direct connection if not in use - to conserve
battery power.
Displays when the USB Tethering mode is active
and communicating. For more information, refer to
“USB Tethering” on page 276.
Displays when Wi-Fi is being used as a Mobile
HotSpot feature is active and communicating.
For more information, refer to “Mobile HotSpot” on
page 277.
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Displays when a share shot has been established
with other users via a Wi-Fi Direct connection.
Displays when the Wi-Fi calling feature is active.
Minutes used while connected to the Wi-Fi network
count against available rate plan minutes.
Displays when the Wi-Fi calling feature is active and
you are using it with within your current active call.
Displays when there is an error in the use or 911
registration of the Wi-Fi Calling feature.
Displays when you are currently in Emergency
calling mode. You must exit this mode to resume
normal calling function.
Displays in the notifications window when
a new T-Mobile account information is available.
Displays in the notifications window when there are
too many on-screen notification icons to display.
Tap to show more notifications.
Tap to select a text input method.
Displays in the notifications window when a
song is currently playing within the Music
application.
Displays in the notifications window when a song is
currently playing within the Play Music application.
Displays when your device’s GPS is on and
communicating.
Displays when the external SD card (internal
microSD) has been disconnected (unmounted)
from the phone and is now ready for either removal
or formatting.
Displays when the External SD card is being
prepared for mounting to the device. This is
required for communication with the External SD
card.
Displays when the microSD card has been
improperly removed or unexpectedly.
Displays when storage within either the internal
location or the external SD card has reached its
capacity. It is recommended you either move
files off or delete them to make additional room.
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For more details on configuring your phone’s settings, see
“Changing Your Settings” on page 280.
Notification Bar
The Notification area indicates new message events (data
sync status, new messages, calendar events, call status,
etc). You can expand this area to display the Notification
screen that provides more detailed information about the
current on-screen notification icons.
1. Touch the Status bar to reveal the Notifications tab, and
then drag the tab to the bottom of the screen to open
the Notifications panel (1).
2. Tap a notification entry to open the associated
application (2).
Displays when Power saving mode is enabled.
Displays when the Power saving alert notification
has been activated. You are then prompted to view
your current battery level.
Displays when TTY device has been inserted.
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Clearing Notifications
1. In a single motion, touch and drag the Status bar down
to the bottom of the screen to open the Notifications
panel.
2. Tap Clear. The notifications are cleared from the panel.
Accessing Additional Screen Functions
In addition to notifications, this screen also provides quick
and ready access to device functions. These can be quickly
activated or deactivated.
Scrolling across a horizontal list of functions has been
enhanced with an accessible Grid view.
Note: You can select the function buttons you see at the top of
the Notifications panel.
Only 5 buttons are shown at any one time.
The Grid view is the only way to view all functions.
To activate the Grid view:
 From the Notification panel, tap (Open Grid view)
to display additional functions.
To minimize the Grid view:
 From the Notification panel, tap (Close Grid view)
to show only your primary functions.
To customize the functions displayed:
1. From the Notification screen, tap (Open Grid
view) to display additional functions.
2. Tap (Edit) then locate the Notifications panel area
located at the bottom of the Notifications panel screen.
3. In a single motion, touch and hold a desired function
then drag it to the top row.
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Function Keys
Your device comes equipped with three main function keys
that can be used on any screen: Home, Menu, and Back.
Home Key
The Home key ( ) takes you back to your Home screen
(indicated by a white Home icon).
 Press and hold to launch the Recent apps/Task
manager screen. For more information, refer to
“Accessing Recently-Used Applications” on page 64.
Menu Key
The Menu key ( ) activates an available menu function for
the current screen or application.
Back Key
The Back key ( ) returns you to the previously active
screen. If the on-screen keyboard is currently open, this key
closes the keyboard.
Home Screen
The Home screen is the starting point for using the
applications on your phone. There are initially seven
available panels, each populated with default shortcuts or
applications. You can customize each of these panels.
Widget
Home Screen
Primary
Notification
Shortcuts
Status Bar
area
Status
area
Shortcuts
Battery status
Connection Status
Time
Signal strength
Google Search
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• Notification area displays those icons associated with end-user
notifications such as: email messages, calls (missed, call in
progress), new voicemail, upcoming event, USB connection,
Emails, and Text/MMS messages.
– These notifications appear at the top-left of the screen (within
the Status bar area) and display important user information.
– This information can be accessed by swiping down from the
Status bar (page 38).
• Status area displays those icons associated with the status of
the device such as communication, coverage, Bluetooth, 4G/3G,
Wi-Fi communication, battery levels, GPS, etc.
• Home Screen is a customizable screen that provides information
about notifications and device status, and allows access to
application Widgets.
• Extended Home Screens extend beyond the current visible
screen width to provide more space for adding icons, widgets,
and other customization features.
– There are six available extended screens (panels) each of
which may be populated with its own shortcuts or widgets.
These screens share the use of the five Primary Shortcuts.
– The current screen is indicated at the bottom by a white
square. Up to seven (7) total screens are available.
Note: Both the status bar and primary shortcuts are visible
across all screens.
• Google search is an on-screen Internet search engine powered
by Google™. Tap to access the Voice Actions feature where you
can verbally enter a search term and initiate an online search.
– Tap (Voice Actions) to launch the function from within
this Google widget.
• Widgets are self-contained on-screen applications (not
shortcuts). These can be placed onto any of the available screens
(Home or extended).
• Shortcuts are icons that launch available device applications
such as Camera, YouTube, Contacts, Phone, Email, Play Store,
etc. These function the same as shortcuts on your computer.
– Although some may already be found on the Extended Home
screens, the majority can also be found within the Applications
screens.
– The Application screens can be accessed by tapping
(Apps) from the Primary shortcuts area.
– Shortcuts can be removed from a screen and added back any
number of times.
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• Primary Shortcuts: are four shortcuts present throughout all of
the available screens and can be used to both navigate within the
device or launch any of the following functions:
– Phone ( ) launches the phone-related screen functions
(Keypad, Logs, Favorites, and Contacts).
– Contacts ( ) launches the Contacts-related screens
(Phone, Groups, Favorites, and Contacts).
– Messaging ( ) launches the Messaging menu (create new
messages or open an existing message string).
– Internet ( ) launches the built-in Web browser.
– Apps launches the Applications page.
• Tap (Apps) to access the Applications screens.
• While in the Applications screens, tap (Back) to easily
return to the Home screen.
As you transition from screen to screen, a screen indicator
(located at the bottom) displays the currently active panel.
Home Screen Menu Settings
When on the Home screen, press and then select any of
the following menu options:
• Add apps and widgets allows you to quickly access the Widget
tab where you can then drag a selected widget to an available
area on a selected screen.
• Create folder allows you to create on-screen folders to help
organize files of application shortcuts.
• Set wallpaper allows you to assign the current wallpaper for the
Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock screens. Choose
from Gallery, Live wallpapers, or Wallpapers.
• Edit page allows you to add or remove extended screens from
your device. You can have up to six extended screens (one Home
screen and six Extended screens).
• Search displays the Google Search box that you can use to
search for a key term online.
• Settings provides quick access to the device’s settings menu.
– The Settings menu can also be accessed by pressing
and then tapping ➔ Settings.
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Applications
The Application menu provides quick access to the most
frequently used applications. Applications display on each of
the three panels on the Applications screens.
Important! Once you log into your Google account. All
previously downloaded apps should now be
populated within the Application screens.
Application Screen Menu Settings
When on the Apps screen, the following menu options are
available:
1. Press and then tap (Apps).
2. Press and then select from the following options:
• Play Store: provides quick access to the Play Store (page 242).
• Edit: allows you to organize your current applications by moving
them around the screen, edit or delete existing Apps folders.
• Create folder: allows you to create an application folder where
you can better organize and group desired apps.
• Uninstall: allows you to uninstall a user-downloaded
application. Only those applications that are not default to the
device can be downloaded. Tap to remove the selected
app.
• Downloaded applications: allows you to filter the view of apps
to only those applications that you have downloaded.
• View type: allows you to customize the way the Apps menu
listing is shown (page 67).
• Share apps: allows you to share information about selected
applications with external users (page 66).
• Hide applications: allows you to specify which current
applications are hidden from view in this menu. Once you have
selected the apps, tap Done.
• Show hidden applications: allows you to specify which
previously hidden applications are can be made visible again
for viewing in this menu. Once you have selected the apps, tap
Done.
3. Press to return to the Home screen.
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The following table contains a description of each application
available via both the Primary shortcuts area and via the
Applications screens. If the application is already described
in another section of this user manual, then a cross reference
to that particular section is provided. For information on
navigating through the Applications icons, see “Navigating
Through the Application Menus” on page 63.
Calculator
Launches the on-screen calculator application.
The calculator provides the basic arithmetic
functions; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and
division. You can also use this as a scientific calculator.
For more information, refer to “Calculator” on page
216.
Calendar
Launches a calendar application that syncs to your
Facebook™, Google™, or Microsoft Exchange work
calendars.
For more information, refer to “Calendar” on page
217.
Camera
Launches the built-in 13.0 megapixel camera
application from where you can take a picture with
either the front or rear facing cameras.
Note: A micro SD card is no longer needed to take
pictures or shoot video due to built-in storage.
Note: The default storage location is your phone. It
is recommended that you store your pictures
and videos on a microSD card. If something
were to occur to the device, your files are still
protected.
In addition to taking photos, the built-in camera also
doubles as a camcorder that also allows you to record,
view, and send high definition videos.
For more information, refer to “Using the Camera” on
page 163. For more information, refer to “Using the
Camcorder” on page 170.
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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, refer to “ChatON” on page 158.
Chrome
Allows you to use the Google Chrome web browser on
your device.
For more information, refer to “Chrome” on page 220.
Clock
Allows you to set an alarm, configure and view the
World clock, use a Stopwatch, set a Timer, or Desk
clock. The applications display in a tabular format and
quickly accessed with the touch of a finger.
For more information, refer to “Clock” on page 220.
Contacts
The default storage location for saving phone
numbers to your Contacts List is your phone’s built-in
memory.
For more information, refer to “Contacts List” on page
108.
Downloads
Provides quick access to tabs containing a list of
your current downloaded files (Internet and Other).
For more information, refer to “Downloads” on page
224.
Dropbox
Provides access to your desktop files directly from
your device.
For more information, refer to “Dropbox” on page
224.
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Email
Provides access to both your Outlook (Exchange
Server-based) work email and Internet email
accounts (such as Gmail and Yahoo! Mail).
For more information, refer to “Using Email” on page
144.
Flipboard
This application creates a personalized digital
magazine out of everything being shared with you.
Access news stories, personal feeds and other
related material.
For more information, refer to “Flipboard” on page
227.
Gallery
Displays a Gallery of camera images and video
stored in the microSD card.
For more information, refer to “The Gallery” on page
181.
Gmail
Provides access to your Gmail account. Google Mail
(Gmail) is a web-based email service. Gmail is
configured when you first set up your phone.
For more information, refer to “Using Google Mail” on
page 155.
Google
Provides an on-screen Internet search engine
powered by Google™.
For more information, refer to “Google” on page 228.
Google +
This application makes messaging and
sharing with your friends a lot easier. You can
set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream to get
updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast
messaging with everyone in your Circles, or use
Instant Upload to automatically upload videos and
photos to your own private album on Google+.
For more information, refer to “Google +” on page
160.
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Group Play
This application lets you share documents, photos or
music in real-time with other connected friends.
For more information, refer to “Group Play” on page
228.
Help
The Help app provides additional in-device
information on Learning the basics, Applications,
Changing important settings, Help settings, and
available Accessories.
For more information, refer to “Help” on page 230.
Internet
Open the browser to start surfing the Web. The
browser is fully optimized and comes with
advanced functionality to enhance the Internet
browsing feature on your phone.
For more information, refer to “Internet” on page 259.
Local
Displays company locations as markers on Google
Maps. When viewing an area you can quickly locate a
business or person, find out more information about
the business, see coupons, public responses, and
more.
For more information, refer to “Local” on page 231.
Lookout Security
Lookout Security™ provides mobile device-specific
security features that are coupled with a minimal
performance hit.
For more information, refer to “Lookout Security” on
page 231.
Maps
Launches a Web-based dynamic map that helps
you find local businesses, locate friends, view maps
and get driving directions.
For more information, refer to “Maps” on page 232.
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Messaging
Provides access to text and multimedia messaging
(SMS and MMS).
For more information, refer to “Creating and Sending
Messages” on page 131.
Messenger
Allows you to bring groups of friends together into a
simple group conversation. When you get a new
conversation in Messenger, Google+ sends an update
to your phone.
For more information, refer to “Messenger” on page
160.
Mobile HotSpot
Provides access to the Tethering and Mobile
HotSpot menu where you can use either the USB
tethering or Mobile HotSpot functionality.
For more information, refer to “Mobile HotSpot” on
page 235.
Music
Launches the built-in music player that allows you
to play music files that you have stored on your
microSD card. You can also create playlists.
For more information, refer to “Music” on page 200.
My Files
Lets you view supported image files and text files
on both your internal storage and microSD card.
Organize and store data, images, and more in your
own personal file folders. Files are stored to either the
internal storage or memory card in separate (user
defined) folders.
For more information, refer to “My Files” on page 236.
Navigation
Launches a Web-based navigation application.
Caution! Traffic data is not real-time and directions
may be wrong, dangerous, prohibited, or
involve ferries.
For more information, refer to “Navigation” on page
238.
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Optical Reader
Allows you to use your camera to identify text and
extract useful information.
For more information, refer to “Optical Reader” on
page 240.
Phone
Provides the ability to make or answering calls,
access the Contacts list, which is used to store
contact information.
For more information, refer to “Call Functions and
Contacts List” on page 75.
Play Books
Provides access to read over 3 million ebooks on the
go.
For more information, refer to “Play Books” on page
240.
Play Magazines
With Google Play Magazines, you can subscribe to
your favorite magazines and have them available to
read on your phone at any time or any place.
For more information, refer to “Play Magazines” on
page 241.
Play Movies & TV
Rent movies and TV shows on Google Play™ and
watch instantly using the Google Play Movies app.
For more information, refer to “Play Movies & TV” on
page 193.
Play Music (Google Music)
Launches the built-in Google Music Player that
allows you to play music files that you have both
downloaded from Google Music and stored on
your microSD card.
For more information, refer to “Play Music” on page
193.
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Play Store
Formerly known as the “Android Market”, it provides
access to downloadable applications, games, music,
and movies. The Play Store also allows you to provide
feedback and comments about an application, or flag
an application that might be incompatible with your
phone.
For more information, refer to “Play Store” on page
242.
POLARIS Office 5
This application is a Microsoft Office compatible
office suite. This application provides a central place
for managing your documents online or offline.
For more information, refer to “POLARIS Office 5” on
page 245.
S Health
S Health is a wellness application that allows you to
better manage your health by providing you with
relevant information.
For more information, refer to “S Health” on page 246.
S Memo
This application allows you to create memos using
the keypad, your finger, or both. You can add images,
voice recordings, and text all in one place.
For more information, refer to “S Memo” on page 246.
S Translator
Allows you can easily translate words and phrases
(verbal or text messages) into many different
languages.
For more information, refer to “S Translator” on page
248.
S Voice
Launches your phone’s built-in voice recognition
system that allows you to initiate several common
tasks without having to touch the phone. Features
include: Call, Text, Navigate, Play music, Memo, and
Driving mode.
For more information, refer to “Using S Voice” on page
93.
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Samsung Apps
Allows you to easily download an abundance of
applications to your device. This includes games,
news, reference, social networking, navigation, and
more.
For more information, refer to “Samsung Apps” on
page 250.
Samsung Hub
This is Samsung’s integrated store for media content
that offers a comprehensive and consistent media
service experience. You can browse and purchase all
media content within a single store front.
For more information, refer to “Samsung Hub” on
page 250.
Samsung Link
Allows you to share your on-device media content
with other external devices using DLNA (Digital
Living Network Alliance) technology.
For more information, refer to “Samsung Link” on
page 251.
Settings
Accesses the device’s built-in Settings menu.
For more information, refer to “Changing Your
Settings” on page 280.
Story Album
Allows you to create a digital Album of your story in
media. Special moments will be on a timeline, and if
you wish, you can have your album published as a hard
copy.
For more information, refer to “Story Album” on page
253.
T-Mobile My Account
This application provides you online access to
account information such as your current activity,
billing information, service plans, downloads, and
other information.
For more information, refer to “T-Mobile My Account”
on page 253.
T-Mobile Name ID
Allows you to modify the on-screen Caller ID
information.
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T-Mobile TV
Allows you to watch live mobile TV on your device.
This application is a subscription service.
For more information, refer to “T-Mobile TV” on page
254.
Talk
Launches a Web-based Google Talk application that
lets you chat and video conference with family and
friends over the Internet for free.
For more information, refer to “Google Talk” on page
157.
TripAdvisor
Allows you to watch live mobile TV on your device.
This application is a subscription service.
For more information, refer to “TripAdvisor” on page
254.
Video
Launches your device’s built-in video application
that plays video files stored on your microSD card.
For more information, refer to “Using Video” on page
182.
Visual Voicemail
Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people
who left a voicemail message, and listen to the any
message they want without being limited to
chronological order.
For more information, refer to “Visual Voicemail” on
page 23.
Voice Recorder
Allows you to record an audio file up to one minute
long and then immediately send it as a message.
For more information, refer to “Voice Recorder” on
page 255.
Voice Search
Launches the Google Now application that is used
for voice to text Internet searching.
For more information, refer to “Voice Search” on page
256.
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Important! For help closing any or all current applications, use
the Task manager. For more information, refer to
“Task Manager” on page 24.
Screen Navigation
Using the touch screen display and the keys, you can
navigate the features of your device and enter characters.
The following conventions are used in this manual to
describe the navigation action in the procedures.
Navigating Through the Screens
The following terms describe the most common hardware
and on-screen actions.
• Press and hold: Pressing relates to use of the hardware keys and
buttons to select or activate an item. For example: press the
Navigation key to scroll through a menu. Some buttons and keys
require you to press and hold them to activate a feature, for
example, you press the Lock key to lock and unlock the device.
• Tap: Use a brief touch to select items on the display or to enter
text on the virtual QWERTY keyboard. For example: touch an
Application icon to open the application. A light touch works best.
• Touch and hold: Touch and hold an icon or key to open the
available options, or to access a pop-up menu. For example:
touch and hold from the Home screen to access a menu of
customization options.
VPN Client
This is a full-featured VPN Client that provides
support for the latest IPSec VPN standards and
provides interoperability with support for all major
VPN Gateways.
For more information, refer to “VPN Client” on page
257.
WatchON
This application, you can use your phone as a remote
control for your TV.
For more information, refer to “Using WatchON” on
page 189.
YouTube
Launches the YouTube Web page via the browser.
For more information, refer to “YouTube” on page
257.
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• Flick: Move your finger in lighter, quicker strokes than swiping.
This finger gesture is always used in a vertical motion, such as
when flicking through contacts or a message list.
• Swipe or slide: Quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally
across the screen. This allows you to move the area of focus or to
scroll through a list. For example: slide your finger left or right on
the Home screen to scroll among the seven panels.
• Drag: Press and hold your finger with some pressure before you
start to move it. Do not release your finger until you have reached
the target position.
• Rotate: Automatically change the screen orientation from portrait
to landscape by turning the device sideways. For example: rotate
to landscape orientation when entering text, to provide a larger
keyboard, or when viewing web content to minimize scrolling.
• Pinch: “Pinch” the screen using your
thumb and forefinger to zoom out when
viewing a picture or a Web page. (Move
fingers inward to zoom out.)
• Spread: “Spread” the screen using your thumb and forefinger to
zoom in when viewing a picture or a Web page. (Move fingers
outward to zoom in.)
Note: These screens can be re-arranged in any desired order.
For more information, refer to “Customizing the
Screens” on page 65.
• Motion Navigation and Activation: The device comes equipped
with the ability to assign specific functions to certain device
actions that are detected by both the accelerometer and
gyroscope.
Note: Motion must be enabled for this feature to be active. For
more information, refer to “Motions and Gestures
Settings” on page 331.
Accessing Recently-Used Apps
1. Press and hold from any screen to open the
recently-used applications window.
2. Tap an icon to open the selected application.
– or –
Tap to go to the Task manager.
– or –
Tap to go to Google Search.
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– or –
Tap to delete the record of all recently used
applications.
Using Motions and Gestures
By activating the various motion and gesture features within
this menu (page 331), you can access a variety of time
saving functions.
Caution! Excessive shaking or impact to the device may cause
unintended results. To learn how to properly control
motions, tap (Apps) ➔ Settings ➔ My device tab
➔ Motions and gestures. When tapped, each entry
comes with an on-screen tutorial.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Motions and
gestures.
• Air gesture: Allows you to control your device by performing
motions above the sensor (without touching the device).
• Motion: Allows you to control your device using natural
movements (on the screen).
• Palm motion: Allows you to control your device by touching the
screen with your entire hand.
• Gyroscope calibration: Allows you to properly calibrate your
device’s touch screen.
To activate Air gesture:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Motions and gestures.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Air gesture slider
to the right to turn it on.
If the feature is available for your selected action, an
Air gesture icon will appear in the status bar.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap OK.
Note: At least one feature must be activated before Air gesture
can be activated.
4. Tap Learn about sensor and icon field to review
on-screen information about the Air gestures sensor
and related icon.
5. In a single motion, slide a feature’s activation slider to
the on position ( ).
My device
ON
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For more information, refer to “Motions and Gestures
Settings” on page 331.
To activate Motion:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Motions and gestures.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Motion slider to
the right to turn it on.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap OK.
Note: At least one feature must be activated before Motion can
be activated.
4. In a single motion, slide a feature’s activation slider to
the on position ( ).
For more information, refer to “Motions and Gestures
Settings” on page 331.
To activate Palm Motion:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Motions and gestures.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Palm motion
slider to the right to turn it on.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap OK.
Note: At least one feature must be activated before Palm
motion can be activated.
4. In a single motion, slide a feature’s activation slider to
the on position ( ).
For more information, refer to “Motions and Gestures
Settings” on page 331.ON
ON
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Gyroscope Calibration
Calibrate your device by using the built-in gyroscope.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Motions and gestures ➔
Gyroscope calibration.
2. Place the device on a level surface and tap Calibrate.
The device adjusts the level of the accelerometer.
During the calibration process a green circle appears
on-screen and the center circle adjusts to the center
position.
Using the Multi Window
This feature allows you to run multiple applications on the
current screen at the same time.
Note: Only applications found within the Multi window panel
can be active atop another current application on the
screen.
When launching applications that contain multimedia
files (music/video), audio from both files will be played
simultaneously.
Activating and Deactivating Multi window
To activate Multi window via the Notification screen:
1. In a single motion, touch the Status bar to reveal the
Notifications tab, and then drag it to the bottom of the
screen to open the Notifications screen (1).
2. From the Notification screen, tap (Open Grid
view) to display additional functions.
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3. Tap the MultiWindow entry to activate the feature (2).
The icon turns green when active.
Note: Although the MultiWindow feature is now active
(as shown via the Notifications screen), the user must
enable/display the MultiWindow list is shown only by
using the Back button. This action is a one time event
during the initial access. After that, the MultiWindow list
is displayed whenever the feature in active via the
Notifications screen (2).
To display the Multi window tab:
1. Press and hold the Back key ( ).
The Multi window tab appears (by default) on the left
side of the screen.
Note: Initially open activation, the entire apps panel is briefly
displayed, then minimized to only show the tab.
2. Tap the tab to open the application panel showing all
the available Multi window apps.
To hide the Multi window tab:
 Press and hold the Back key ( ). This action hides
the Multi window tab from view.
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Repositioning the Multi Window
The Multi window contains two components: tab and apps
panel. The tab can be manually moved across the screen.
The apps panel (containing the scrollable apps) can be
relocated to lock onto the different sides of the screen.
To move the tab Up or Down:
1. Activate the Multi window feature (page 57).
2. Press and hold the Back key ( ) to view the tab.
3. In a single motion, touch and hold the tab for
approximately one-second, then slowly drag it to its
new location along the current screen edge.
Note: This is a quick way to get the tab out of the way if you
can’t get to a button or option behind it.
To relocate the Multi window apps panel:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. Tap the tab to display the apps panel (containing the
scrollable apps).
Note: Its only when the tab is detached that the entire panel
can be relocated.
3. In a single motion, touch and hold for approximately
one-second to detach it from the screen (1), then
slowly drag it to its new location along any other
available screen edge (2).
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Customizing the Multi Window apps
The applications found within the apps panel of the Multi
window can be organized by either being rearranged or
removed.
To rearrange the Multi window applications:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. Tap the tab to display the apps panel (containing the
scrollable apps).
3. In a single motion, touch and hold a desired app until it
detaches from the panel, then carefully drag it to a new
location in the list of apps. Lift your finger or stylus off
the screen to let go of the app and drop it into its new
location.
To remove a Multi window application:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. Tap the tab to display the apps panel (containing the
scrollable apps).
3. Tap the Edit button (located at the bottom of the list) to
reveal a staging area that can house any removed
applications from the Multi window panel.
4. Tap Done once you have completed the removal
process.
To restore a Multi window application:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. Tap the tab to display the apps panel (containing the
scrollable apps).
3. Tap the Edit button (located at the bottom of the list) to
reveal the staging area containing any previously
removed apps.
4. Locate the desired application.
5. In a single motion, touch and hold a desired app until it
detaches from the staging area, then carefully drag it
to a new location in the current list of apps.
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Using Multi Window to run multiple apps on the
same screen
Any of the apps found within the Multi window panel can be
run at the same time as a current on-screen app.
Once multiple apps are running on the same screen, you can
then choose to either swap their positions or maximize a
desired app.
Note: Only applications found within the Multi-window panel
can be active atop another current application on the
screen.
When launching applications that contain multimedia
files (music/video), audio from both files will be played
simultaneously.
In this example we will be launching both the Internet and
Maps applications.
1. Launch an application.
• From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Internet).
2. Activate the Multi window feature.
3. Tap the tab to display the apps panel.
4. Touch and hold the desired app, such as Maps, until it
detaches from the panel.
5. In a single motion, drag it over the current app and
drop the new Multi window app over either the top or
bottom area of the current on-screen app.
Note: Once two applications are running, the device displays a
split screen view containing both the initial app and the
new Multi window app.
Each application is still independent of the other.
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To switch the arrangement of the applications:
1. With the two
applications shown in a
split screen, tap the
Border bar to show the
on-screen icons.
2. Tap the desired
application area (top or
bottom).
3. Locate and tap
(Switch app location).
The current apps are
switched.
To increase the size of a
desired application window:
1. With the two
applications shown in a
split screen, locate the
Border bar indicating
the edge of the app window.
2. In a single motion, touch and hold the Border bar then
drag it to resize the desired window.
To split the current applications:
1. With the two applications shown in a split screen, tap
the Border bar to show the on-screen icons.
2. Tap the desired application area (top or bottom).
3. Locate and tap (Maximize the app). The current
apps are the both maximized.
To close a selected application:
1. With the two applications shown in a split screen, tap
one of the two on-screen apps to select it.
2. Tap the Border bar to show the on-screen icons.
3. Locate and tap (Close the app). The current app is
close and the remaining app is maximized.
App #1 Split/Maximize
App #2 Border Switch
PositionsBar
Exit
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Menu Navigation
You can tailor the device’s range of functions to fit your needs
using both menus and applications. Menus, sub-menus, and
features are accessed by scrolling through the available
on-screen menus. Your device defaults with seven screens.
Navigating Through the Application Menus
There are three default Application Menu screens available.
As you add more applications from the Play Store, more
screens are created to house these new apps.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps). The first
Application Menu screen displays.
• To close the Applications screen, press (Home).
2. Sweep the screen to access the other menus.
3. Tap any of the on-screen icons to launch the
associated application.
Using Sub-Menus
Sub-menus are available from within most screen and
applications.
1. Press . A sub-menu displays at the bottom of the
screen.
2. Tap an available on-screen option.
Sub-Menu items
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Using Context Menus
Context menus (also called pop-up menus) contain options
that apply to a specific item on the screen. They function
similarly to menu options that appear when you right click
your mouse on your desktop computer.
 Touch and hold an item on-screen to open its context
menu.
Accessing Recently-Used Applications
1. Press and hold to open the recently-used
applications window.
Note: This recent applications screen also provides access to
the Task manager.
2. A pop-up displays the six most recently used
applications.
3. Tap an icon to open the recent application.
Context
Menu
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Customizing the Screens
You can customize the Home screens (panels) to display the
Widgets, Shortcuts, Folders, or Wallpapers. For example, one
screen could contain the Music Player shortcut and other
forms of media, while another screen might contain
communication apps such as Gmail.
You can customize your Home screen by doing the following:
• Adding, Deleting, and Rearranging screens
• Assigning a New Home screen
• Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts
• Sharing Application Information
• Managing Shortcuts
• Adding and Removing Widgets
• Changing the Background (Wallpapers)
Adding and Deleting Screens
Your phone comes with seven screens. You can delete these
screens and then add them back later.
Note: These screens can be deleted and re-arranged.
Important! Your phone can only contain at most seven screens
and at least one screen.
To delete a screen:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Edit page.
2. Touch and hold, then drag the undesired screen up to
the Remove tab ( ).
3. Press to return to the main Home screen.
To add a screen:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Edit page.
2. Tap (Add screen). The newly added screen
appears as the last page.
3. Press to return to the main Home screen.
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Rearranging the Screens
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Edit page.
2. Touch and hold a screen and then drag it into its new
location. Upper-left is screen position #1 and
bottom-right is screen last screen.
Assigning a New Home Screen
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Edit page.
2. Tap . The new Home screen then indicates this
(Home screen) icon at the top of the selected
screen.
Sharing an App
The device’s Applications menu now comes with a feature
that allows you to share information about your selected
applications with external users.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps).
2. Press and then tap Share apps.
3. Place a check mark alongside those applications you
wish to share information about and tap Done.
Note: Shared applications consist of those that have
previously been downloaded from the Play Store.
4. Select a sharing method. Choose from: Bluetooth,
ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google,
Google+, Messaging, S Memo, and Wi-Fi Direct.
5. The recipient will be notified about the receipt of the
new information.
Managing Shortcuts
Note: To move a shortcut from one screen to another, you
must carefully touch and hold the shortcut and slowly
drag it to the edge of the screen. As the shortcut turns
light blue, you can begin to move it to the adjacent
screen.If this does not work, delete it from its current
screen. Activate the new screen and then add the
selected shortcut.
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To add a shortcut from the Applications screen:
1. From the Home screen, select a screen location for
your new shortcut by scrolling across your available
screens until you reach the desired one.
2. Tap Apps ( ) to reveal all your current available
applications. By default, applications are displayed as
an Alphabetical grid.
3. Scroll across the screens and locate your desired
application.
4. Touch and hold the on-screen icon. The new shortcut
then appears to hover over the current screen.
5. While still holding the on-screen icon, position it on the
current screen. Once complete, release the screen to
lock the shortcut into its new position.
To add a shortcut via the Add to Home screen:
1. From the Home screen, navigate to a screen with an
empty area.
2. Touch and hold an empty area of the screen.
3. From the Home screen window, tap Apps and widgets
➔ Apps.
4. Scroll across the pages and in a single motion, touch
and hold an application to place a copy on the current
screen.
To delete a shortcut:
1. From the Home screen, touch and hold the desired
shortcut. This unlocks it from its location on the current
screen.
2. Drag the shortcut over the Remove tab ( ) and
release it.
Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts
Note: You can change any of your primary shortcuts with the
exception of the Apps shortcut.
To remove a primary shortcut:
 From the Home screen, touch and hold the primary
shortcut you want to replace, then drag it to an empty
space on any available screen. The primary shortcuts
are now updated to show an empty slot.
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To insert a new primary shortcut:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps).
2. Locate your desired application, then touch and hold
the on-screen icon to position it on a desired screen.
For more information, refer to “Managing Shortcuts”
on page 66.
3. Locate the screen with the desired shortcut you want
to add as the new primary shortcut.
4. Touch and hold the shortcut until it detaches from the
screen.
5. In a single motion, touch and hold the new shortcut,
then drag it into the empty space within the row of
primary shortcuts. The new primary shortcut will now
appear on both the Home and Extended screens.
Adding and Removing Widgets
Widgets are self-contained applications that can be placed
on any screen. Unlike shortcuts, widgets appear as
applications.
To add a Widget:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔ Widgets
tab.
2. Scroll across the Widget pages and locate a desired
Widget.
3. Touch and hold an available Widget until it detaches
from the screen.
4. While still holding the Widget, scroll left or right across
the available screens and let go of the Widget to place
it on your current screen.
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To remove a Widget:
1. Touch and hold a Widget until it unlocks from the
current screen.
2. Drag the widget over the Remove tab ( ) and
release it.
• As you place the Widget into the Trash, both items turn red.
• This action doesn’t delete the Widget, it just removes it from the
current screen.
To place a widget onto a different screen:
1. Touch and hold the widget until it becomes
transparent.
2. Slowly drag it past the edge of the screen until the
adjacent page appears highlighted and it then snaps
onto the new page.
3. Drag the widget to its desired position on the new
screen.
4. Repeat these steps to continue moving it to other
screens.
Managing Wallpapers
Wallpapers consist of either Gallery images (user taken), Live
wallpapers (animated backgrounds), or Wallpaper gallery
(default phone wallpapers).
Note: Selecting animated Live wallpapers will require
additional battery power.
To change the current Home screen wallpaper:
1. Navigate to any screen.
– or –
Press to go to the Home screen.
2. Touch and hold an empty area of the screen.
3. From the Home screen window tap Set wallpaper ➔
Home screen.
4. Select a Wallpaper type:
• Tap Gallery to select from a user image stored in the camera
image gallery, crop the image, and tap Done.
• Tap Live wallpapers to select from a list of animated
backgrounds, once done tap Set wallpaper.
• Tap Wallpapers, scroll through the images, tap a wallpaper
image, then tap Set wallpaper.
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Note: Wallpapers supports the following image types: JPEG,
PNG, GIF, BMP, and WBMP.
To change Wallpapers from Settings Menu:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Display ➔
Wallpaper.
– or –
Touch and hold an empty area of the screen and select
Set wallpaper.
2. Choose from Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and
lock screen.
Note: The Home and lock screens is an additional option that
allows you to change both screens at the same time.
3. Select a wallpaper type (Gallery, Live wallpaper, or
Wallpapers).
4. Choose an image and tap Done or Set wallpaper.
To change the current Lock screen wallpaper:
1. Navigate to any screen, touch and hold an empty area
of the screen, and tap Set wallpaper ➔ Lock screen.
– or –
From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Display ➔
Wallpaper ➔ Lock screen.
2. Select a Wallpaper type:
• Tap Gallery to select from a user image stored in the camera
image gallery, crop the image, and tap Done.
• Tap Travel wallpaper to display recommended destination
images on your lock screen. Select a slideshow interval.
• Tap Wallpaper, scroll through the images, tap a wallpaper
image, then tap Set wallpaper.
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Section 3: Memory Card
Your device lets you use a microSD card (also referred to as a
memory card) to expand available memory space. This
secure digital card enables you to exchange images, music,
and data between SD-compatible devices. This section
addresses the features and options of your device’s SD
functionality. The device has a USB SD card mode.
• microSD memory cards include capacities of up to 2GB.
• microSDHC™ memory card types can range from 4GB to up to
32GB.
• microSDXC™ memory card types can include capacities greater
than 32GB.
Using the SD Card
There are several methods for using the SD card:
1. Connecting to your PC to store files (such as music,
videos, or other types of files and media).
2. To activate the camera, video, music player, and other
dependant media or applications.
Important! Your device can support SDHC cards up to 64GB
capacity.
SD card Overview
After mounting an SD card in the device you can use your
computer to access and manage the SD card.
Important! If access to the external SD card is not available,
download and install the USB drivers.
microSD Icon Indicators
The following icons show your microSD card connection
status at a glance:
the card can now safely be removed.
the card is being prepared for use and for
mounting.
the card has been improperly removed.
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Important! DO NOT remove a microSD card while the device is
accessing or transferring files. Doing so will result
in loss or damage of data. Make sure your battery
is fully charged before using the microSD card.
Your data may become damaged or lost if the
battery runs out while you are using the microSD
card.
Mounting the SD Card
To store photos, music, videos, and other applications. You
must mount (install) the SD card prior to use. Mounting the
SD card establishes a USB connection with your computer.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Storage.
2. Tap Mount SD card.
Communicating with the SD card
1. Insert the SD card into the external, SD card slot (For
more information, refer to “Installing the microSD
Memory Card” on page 11.)
2. Verify the card is properly mounted.
Note: Your device is configured to be used as a storage/media
device by default. If it does not respond properly, you will
need to verify the Debugging mode is not enabled.
3. Connect the USB cable to the phone and connect the
cable to the computer.
4. Confirm the new mounted drive appears as a new drive
on your computer. As soon as the connection is
established a drive letter is assigned to the phone’s
storage device.
5. To disconnect the new drive, simply remove the USB
cable from your device.
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Unmounting the SD card
Unmounting the SD card prevents corruption and damage to
the SD card while removing it from the slot.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Storage.
2. Tap Unmount SD card ➔ OK.
3. After the “SD card will be unmounted” message
displays and the Mount SD card now appears in the
menu list, remove the SD card. For more information,
refer to “Removing the microSD Memory Card” on
page 11.
SD card Memory Status
To view the memory allocation for your external SD card:
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Storage.
The available memory displays under both the Device
memory and SD card headings.
Erasing Files from the SD card
To erase files from the SD card using the device:
1. Ensure the SD card is mounted.
2. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Storage ➔ Mount SD card.
3. Tap Format SD card ➔ Format SD card ➔ Delete all to
format the SD card. The SD card formats and erases all
the data stored on it.
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Factory Data Reset
From this menu you can reset your phone and sound settings
to the factory default settings.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Accounts tab) ➔ Backup and
reset.
2. Tap Factory data reset. This action erases all data from
your device except current system software and
bundled applications, or SD card files such as music or
photos.
Note: This feature provides an option to format the internal
USB storage, not the microSD card.
3. Tap Reset device ➔ Delete all.
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Section 4: Call Functions and Contacts List
This section describes features and functionality associated
with making or answering calls, and the Contacts list, which
is used to store contact information.
Displaying Your Phone Number
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ About device ➔
Status. Your phone number displays in the
My phone number field.
Note: The device’s Settings menu can also be activated
by pressing and then tapping (Apps) ➔
(Settings).
Making a Call
You can store phone numbers that are regularly used to the
SIM card or to the device’s memory. These entries are
referred to as the Contacts list.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Enter the phone number and then tap .
 If you make a mistake while dialing, tap to
clear the last digit. Touch and hold to clear the
entire sequence.
Note: When you activate the Auto redial option in the
Call settings ➔ Additional settings menu, the device
automatically redials up to 10 times when the person
does not answer the call or is already on the phone,
provided your call is not sent to voicemail.
Note: If your screen goes black during your interaction with
the device (launching Keypad, etc.), you might be
accidentally swiping over the front sensors.
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Quick Dialing a Number from the Contacts List
1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
2. Locate a contact from the list.
3. In a single motion, touch and drag your finger over the
number by going to the right. This action places a call
to the recipient.
Running a Call in the Background
If you exit the current call screen and return to the Home
screen, you are visually notified that you are still on an active
call by the green phone icon within the Status bar.
This is the best way to stay on your current call and do
something else (multi-task) such as access the Contacts list,
view a recent email, locate a picture, etc..
Ending a Call
 Briefly tap key to end the call.
Note: To redial a recent number, tap at the end of the call
or locate the number from the Logs list, tap the entry
and tap Call.
Ending a Call from the Status Bar
1. From an active call, you can launch a separate
application or return to the Home screen. The current
call is kept active in the background.
2. Tap the Status bar to reveal the Notifications tab, and
then drag the tab to the bottom of the screen to open
the Notifications panel (1).
3. Tap End to end the currently active call (2).
In Call Notification
Call
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Making Emergency Calls
If you do not have a SIM card installed the first time you turn
on the phone, the Insert SIM card to make calls message
displays and an animated tutorial shows you how to install
the SIM card.
Without a SIM card, you can only make an emergency call
with the phone; normal cell phone service is not available.
Making an Emergency Call Without a SIM card
installed
1. Tap Emergency call from the on-screen display to make
an emergency call.
2. Enter 9-1-1 and tap . Complete your call.
During this type of call, you will have access to the
Speaker mode, Keypad, and End Call features.
Note: Selecting Location consent may drain battery power. For
more information, refer to “Power Saving Mode” on
page 321.
3. Tap to exit this calling mode.
Making an Emergency Call With a SIM card installed
The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an emergency
number a 1-tap process. Before you can resume normal
calling operations, you should first exit this mode.
1. Swipe the Lock screen to unlock the device.
2. From the Home screen, tap .
3. Enter the emergency number (ex: 911) and then tap
.
4. Complete your call. During this type of call, you will
have access to the Speaker mode, Keypad, and End
Call features.
Note: This mode can drain your battery power more rapidly
than a normal calling mode.
5. At the Emergency Callback screen, follow the
on-screen instructions.
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Dialing Options
When you enter numbers on the Keypad, you will see three
on-screen options.
From the keypad screen, use one of the following options:
• Voicemail ( ) to access your Voicemail service.
• Call ( ) to call the entered number.
• Delete ( ) to delete digits from the current number.
To view additional dialing options:
 After entering a number, tap :
• Send message to send the current caller a text message while
still maintaining the current call active.
• Add to Contacts to add the current number to either a new or
existing Contacts entry.
• Speed dial setting to access the Speed dialing setting menu
where you can assign a speed dial location to a current
Contacts entry.
• Add 2-sec pause to insert a two-second pause to enter a
2-second delay within a number string (the phone continues
dialing after 2 seconds without any additional keys being
pressed.
Tip: You can create pauses longer than two seconds by
entering multiple 2 second pauses.
• Add wait to insert a hard pause within the number string (the
phone waits for your input). A wait requires that any
consecutive numbers be manually sent by tapping Yes.
• Call settings to provide you access to the Call settings screen.
Answering a Call
When somebody calls you, the phone rings and displays the
incoming call image. The caller's phone number, picture, or
name if stored in Contacts List, displays.
 At the incoming call screen:
• Touch and slide in any direction to answer the call.
• Touch and slide in any direction to reject the call.
• Touch and drag the Reject call with message tab upward
and tap a predefined rejection message or tap Create new
message to create a new custom outgoing response.
Pressing the Volume down button mutes the ringer.
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If the incoming call is from a number stored in your Contacts,
the entry’s name is displayed. You may also see the caller’s
phone number, if available.
Answering a call with Air Gesture
1. Verify the Air Gestures feature is on and Air call-accept
is active. For more information, refer to “Using Motions
and Gestures” on page 55.
2. At the incoming call screen, wave your hand over the
screen to accept the incoming call.
• If active, the Air call-accept icon appears at the top of
the incoming call screen.
Managing Reject Calls
This feature allows you to categorize both known and
unknown callers as rejected contacts. These Contacts are
then added to you Rejection list which can be managed for
individual entries from within the Contacts list or as a whole
from the Call rejection screen.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Call rejection.
Touch and
slide in any
direction to
Touch and slide
in any direction
to reject the call
Touch and drag
upward to reject
with a message
answer the
call
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3. Tap the Auto reject mode field to configure your
automatic rejection settings. Rejected calls are routed
automatically to your voicemail. Choose from:
• Off: disables the auto rejection feature.
• All numbers: enables the features for all known and unknown
numbers, including those contacts that are not assigned to the
rejection list.
• Auto reject numbers: automatically rejects all entries assigned
to the Reject list/Blacklist.
Adding numbers to the rejection list
Entries can be added to the list via either the Contacts menu
or via the Auto reject list menu. The Contacts menu option
assigns all numbers for an individual as rejected. The Auto
reject list allows to assign individual numbers.
To assign multiple numbers as rejected via Contacts:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
2. Locate an entry and tap it to open the Contact
Overview Screen (page 117).
3. Press and then tap Add to reject list. All phone
numbers associated with this entry are then added to
the reject list.
To assign single number as rejected via Auto reject list:
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Call rejection
➔ Auto reject list.
3. Tap (Create) and either enter the phone number
or select a Contact from your Logs or Contacts list.
4. Tap Save to complete the assignment.
International Calls
1. From the Home screen, tap and then touch and
hold until the device shows “+” on-screen.
2. Use the on-screen keypad to enter the country code,
area code, and phone number.
3. If you make a mistake, tap once to delete a
single digit.
– or –
Touch and hold to delete all digits.
4. Tap .
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Pause Dialing
You can dial or save phone numbers with pauses for use with
automated systems, such as voicemail or financial phone
numbers.
• 2-Second Pause automatically sends the next set of numbers
after a two-second pause. This is indicated in the number string
as a comma (,).
1. From the Home screen, tap and use the
on-screen keypad to enter the phone number.
2. Press and then tap Add 2-sec pause. This feature
adds an automatic two-second pause.
3. Use the keypad to enter the additional numbers that
will be dialed automatically after the second pause.
Tip: You can create pauses longer than three seconds by
entering multiple 2 second pauses.
4. Tap .
Wait Dialing
Inserting a Wait into your dialing sequence means that the
phone waits until it hears a dial tone before proceeding with
the next sequence of numbers.
• Wait sends the next set of numbers only after tapping Yes. This is
indicated in the number string as a semicolon (;).
Note: Do not add multiple Waits (;) to a number string as this
will continue to prompt you after each sequence.
1. From the Home screen, tap and use the
on-screen keypad to enter the phone number.
2. Press and then tap Add wait. This feature causes
the phone to require your acceptance before sending
the next set of entered digits.
3. Tap .
4. Once prompted to Send the following tones?, tap Yes to
dial the remaining digits.
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Redialing the Last Number
The device stores the numbers of the calls you’ve dialed,
received, or missed if the caller is identified.
To recall any of these numbers:
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Tap the (Logs tab) to display the list of recent
calls.
3. Tap the name/number and tap .
Speed Dialing
Once you have stored phone numbers from your Contacts
List, you can set up to 99 speed dial entries (2-100) and then
dial them easily whenever you want, simply by touching the
associated numeric key.
Note: Speed dial location #1 must be reserved for Voicemail
use.
Setting Up Speed Dial Entries
Important! Speed dial location #1 is reserved for Voicemail. No
other number can be assigned to this slot.
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Keypad
tab).
2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting. The Speed
dial setting screen displays a virtual list of locations
with the numbers 2 through 100.
3. Tap an unassigned number slot. The Select contact
screen displays.
4. Tap a contact and select a number to assign it to the
speed dial location. The selected contact number/
image is displayed in the speed dial number box.
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Changing a Speed Dial Entry Order
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ Keypad tab.
2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting.
Important! The number 1 is reserved for Voicemail and
another number cannot be assigned to this slot.
3. Press and then tap Change order.
4. Tap the current entry then tap the new target speed
dial location.
Note: Tapping 2 existing speed dial locations causes the
entries to switch positions.
5. Tap Done. to store the change.
6. Press to return to the previous screen.
Removing a Speed Dial Entry
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ Keypad tab.
2. Press and then tap Speed dial setting.
3. Touch and hold a existing on-screen speed dial
location and select Remove from the context menu.
– or –
Press and then tap Remove. Tap an entry and
select (Remove entry). Select either Done
(to complete the deletion) or Cancel (to exit).
4. Press to return to the previous screen.
Making a Call Using Speed Dial
You can assign a short cut number to a phone number in the
Contacts List for speed dialing.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Touch and hold a previously created speed dial location
(numbers 2-100, or 1 if you are dialing voice mail) until
the number begins to dial.
3. If you are not certain of the speed dial location, tap
➔ ➔ Speed dial setting and tap a speed
dial number to view the assigned phone number.
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Wi-Fi Calling
Wi-Fi Calling is a free feature for T-Mobile customers using
this device with the new SIM card. Wi-Fi Calling is an
excellent solution for coverage issues in and around the
home or wherever cellular coverage is limited. Minutes used
while connected to the Wi-Fi network count against available
rate plan minutes.
The benefits of Wi-Fi Calling include the following:
• Wi-Fi Calling provides a coverage option to improve upon your
current in-home coverage experience
• Wi-Fi Calling works anywhere there is a Wi-Fi signal available
Important! A new micro SIM card must be installed within the
device prior to using this feature. Wi-Fi must first
be active and communicating prior to launching
Wi-Fi Calling.
Note: This feature is active by default. If you are in an active
Wi-Fi call and go out of range of your Wi-Fi, the call will
be dropped.
Activating Wi-Fi
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab).
2. Locate the Wi-Fi field (and in a single motion touch and
slide to the right to turn it on.
The slider color indicates the activation status.
3. Select a Wi-Fi network from the list of available
networks. Follow the on-screen instructions to
complete connection.
Note: To avoid international data roaming fees when using
Wi-Fi calling when outside the United States, the Data
Roaming feature on your device must be turned off.
Wi-Fi Connected
Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and
communicating with a Wireless Access Point
(WAP).
Wi-Fi Communication Issue
Displays when Wi-Fi is active and there is an
available open wireless network.
OFF
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Note: With certain rate plans, minutes used while connected
to the Wi-Fi network count against available rate plan
minutes.
Important! If you are not using a new ISIM card, you will
receive an Error: ERxx Invalid SIM message. You
must be using a new ISIM card to use this feature.
Activating Wi-Fi Calling
1. Ensure that the Wi-Fi connected icon displays on
the Status Bar.
• If prompted with an on-screen “Did you know your phone can
make calls over Wi-Fi” popup, tap Learn and follow the
remaining on-screen instructions. Tap Next ➔ Done.
2. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab) ➔
More networks.
3. Locate the Wi-Fi Calling field and in a single motion
touch and slide to the right to turn it on.
4. If (Missing 911 Address) displays in the Status
Bar, follow these steps to provide 911 an address for
emergency situations:
• Log into my.t-mobile.com.
• Click on Profile and edit the Edit customer information.
• Enter your emergency location information and complete the
online registration.
5. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Wi-Fi Calling.
6. Tap Connection Preferences and select a preference for
use by the Wi-Fi Calling feature:
• Wi-Fi Preferred: Wi-Fi network is preferred over cellular
network when making calls. Calling requires you to stay in the
Wi-Fi range.
• Cellular Network Preferred: The cellular network is preferred
over a Wi-Fi network when making calls.
• Never use Cellular Network: Use only Wi-Fi for calls.
Do not use Cellular Network, even if available.OFF
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7. Tap OK to save the setting.
8. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks.
9. Tap Wi-Fi Calling slider to toggle off the feature, then
tap it again to reactivate the feature and re-register
your device with the T-Mobile Network.
10. Confirm (Wi-Fi Calling Ready) displays in the
Status Bar.
Launching Wi-Fi Calling
Note: Verify you are currently connected to a Wireless Access
Point.
1. Ensure that the Wi-Fi connected icon displays on the
status bar.
2. Confirm (Wi-Fi Calling Ready) displays in the
Status Bar.
3. Use the phone Dialer, Logs, or Contacts list to make a
call.
4. Go to the dialer and make a call. Make sure
(Wi-Fi Calling in use) appears during the call.
While Wi-Fi Calling mode is active, the call button shows a
Wi-Fi indicator .
When Wi-Fi Calling is disabled, the call button goes back to
show normal operation .
When Action Then
Displays on the
screen status
bar.
You are connected to the
T-Mobile network and can
make Wi-Fi calls.
Displays on the
screen status
bar.
The Wi-Fi calling feature is
active and in use within an
active call.
Does not display
on the screen
status bar.
You are charged normal
calling rate minutes. For more
information, refer to
“Activating Wi-Fi Calling” on
page 85.
Displays on the
screen status
bar.
There is an error in the use or
911 registration of the Wi-Fi
Calling feature.
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In Call Options
Your device provides a number of features that are available
for use during a call.
Note: Noise reduction and Extra volume features are disabled
while using Wi-Fi Calling.
Adjusting the Call Volume
During a call, use the Volume keys on the left side of the
device, to adjust the earpiece volume.
 During a call, press the Up volume key to increase the
volume level and the Down volume key to decrease the
level.
– or –
Adjust the audio by enabling selecting an audio preset.
Tap the on-screen Personalize call sound button select
an equalizer setting for the incoming call.
• Enabled/disabled via the Call settings menu (Call settings ➔
Personalize call sound). For more information, refer to
“Configuring General Call Settings” on page 311.
– or –
Quickly add more volume to the incoming audio by
tapping the on-screen Extra volume button
From the Home screen, you can also adjust the ring volume
using these keys.
Dialer
Adds a
Activates or
Deactivates
Ends the
call
Places a
call on hold
Mutes or Unmutes
Activates or
Deactivates
Bluetooth
the call Headset
speakerphone
Personalized
call sound
new call
Noise
Reduction
Call duration
Extra volume
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Adjusting Noise Reduction
During a call it may be necessary to adjust the noise
reduction feature. Activating this feature can improve the
quality of your conversation by reducing ambient noise.
1. Tap (Noise reduction off) to toggle the status
and activate the feature.
2. Tap (Noise reduction on) to toggle the status
and deactivate the feature.
Personalizing the Call Sound Setting
During a call it may be necessary to adjust the sound of the
incoming call by selecting an audio equalizer setting for the
current call.
1. Tap (Personalize call sound).
2. Confirm the option is enabled .
Note: If prompted to enable the feature via the Call settings
menu, go to Call settings ➔ Personalize call sound.
3. Select an available option.
Choose from: Adapt Sound, Soft sound, Clear sound,
and Off.
Placing a Call on Hold
You can place the current call on hold whenever you want. If
your network supports this service, you can also make
another call while a call is in progress.
To place a call on hold:
1. Tap Hold to place the current call on hold.
2. Tap Unhold to activate the call that is on hold.
To make a new call while a call is in progress:
1. Enter the new phone number that you wish to dial or
look it up in Call history.
2. Once connected, tap Add call to dial the second call.
3. Dial the new phone number and tap .
To switch between the two calls:
 Tap Swap.
The previous In call number turns gray and displays
On hold. The new active call displays a green
background behind the number.
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Turning the Speakerphone on and off
While on a call, you can use your Speakerphone by following
these steps:
1. Tap (Speaker off) to toggle the speakerphone on.
2. Tap (Speaker on) to toggle the speakerphone off.
Tip: When the speaker is turned On, the color of the speaker is
green. When the speaker is turned Off, the color of the
speaker is white.
Muting a Call
1. Tap (Mute off) to turn mute on so the other caller
cannot hear you speaking.
2. Tap (Mute on) to turn mute off and resume your
conversation.
Switching to Bluetooth Headset
1. Pair the target Bluetooth headset prior to your call.
2. While on a call, switch to the Bluetooth headset instead
of speaker by tapping (Headset off).
3. At the prompt, tap OK to enable Bluetooth if it is not
already activated.
4. While on a call, switch back to the device speaker by
tapping (Headset on).
More In-call Options
During a call you can save the current caller’s information to
the Contacts list, or create a Memo.
Viewing the Contacts List
During a call you can look up a number in the Contacts list.
1. Press and then tap Contacts.
2. Browse the Contacts list for the information you need.
3. Press to return to the active call.
Speaker
Speaker
Mute
Mute
Headset
Headset
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Creating a Message During a Call
During a call you can create a message.
1. Press and then tap Message ➔ (Compose).
2. Address and create the message.
3. Review your message and tap (Send).
Creating a Memo During a Call
During a call it may be necessary to record information (a
Note).
1. Press and then tap Memo.
2. Use the keyboard to enter the note then tap Save.
Multi-Party calls
Making a Multi-Party Call
A multi-party call is a network service that multiple people to
participate in a multi-party or conference call.
For further details about subscribing to this service, contact
T-Mobile customer service.
Setting up a Multi-Party Call
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Dial the number for the first participant and tap
.
3. Once connected, tap Add call, enter the second phone
number and tap . The first caller is placed on
hold.
4. Wait for the second caller to answer the incoming call
and tap Merge. The two calls are now joined into a
multi-party call and display in the order in which they
were called.
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Important! Multiple callers can be joined to a single
multi-party line. Additional callers participate in a
new Multiparty session and are held in conjunction
with the previous multiparty call. You can swap or
place each multi-party call on hold.
Having a Private Conversation With One Participant
Note: The Manage conference call option is not available for
multi-party calls created while using the Wi-Fi Calling
feature. You must be on the cellular network to use the
manage feature.
When you have two participants in a multi-party session, it
might be necessary to place one of those participants on
hold so that a private conversation can be held with a single
caller. While you are in a multi-party call:
1. Press and then tap Manage conference call.
2. Tap (Split Caller) adjacent to the participants you
would like to split from the current multi-line call. The
list displays the callers in the order they were dialed.
Note: The Manage conference call option is not available for
multi-party calls created while using the Wi-Fi Calling
feature. You must be on the cellular network to use the
manage feature.
3. Tap the participant to which you want to speak
privately.
You can now talk privately to that person while the
other participants can continue to converse with each
other. If there is only one other participant, that person
is placed on hold.
4. To return to the multi-party call, tap the Merge icon. All
of the multi-party call participants can now hear each
other.
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Dropping One Participant
1. Press and then tap Manage conference call ➔
to the right of the number to drop.
The participant is disconnected and you can continue
the call with the other participant.
2. Tap to end your conversation with the remaining
caller.
Call Waiting
You can answer an incoming call while you have a call in
progress, if this service is supported by the network and you
have previously set the Call waiting option to Activate.
You are notified of an incoming call by a call waiting tone. For
more information, refer to “Configuring Additional Voice Call
Settings” on page 315.
To answer a new call while you have a call in progress:
1. In a single motion, touch and slide it in any
direction to answer the new incoming call.
2. Tap an option from the Accept call after menu:
• Putting xxx on hold to place the previous caller on hold while
you answer the new incoming call.
• Ending call with xxx to end the previous call and answer the
new call.
Note: The new caller appears at the top of the list. The
previous caller is placed on hold and appears at the
bottom of the list.
3. Tap Swap to switch between the two calls. This places
the new caller on hold and activates the previous call.
Important! The currently active call is displayed with a green
background.
4. Tap Swap again to switch back.
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Using S Voice
This is a voice recognition application used to activate a wide
variety of functions on your device. This is a natural language
recognition application.
This goes beyond the Google Search Voice Actions feature
that simply recognizes Google commands and search terms.
You can ask it questions (Is it raining in Dallas?) or give it
commands (Show my where to find cheap gas).
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(S Voice).
2. Read the on-screen disclaimer information and tap
Confirm to continue.
3. Review the Terms of Service and tap Agree to continue.
4. Navigate through the following on-screen tutorial
screens by reading the information and tapping Next,
or tap Skip to continue without reading the information.
5. Wake up the application by repeating the phrase
Hi Galaxy.
Note: The wake-up command/phrase can be changed from
“Hi Galaxy” to anything else.
6. Tap (Speak) if the device does not hear you or
to give it a command.
Example 1:
• I want to find the best pizza online.
• Tap and say “Find me the best Pizza”. This launches
an Internet search.
Example 2:
• I want to go to Cambridge.
• Tap and say “Navigate to Cambridge”. This launches
the Map application and indicates where these are in relation to
your current position.
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Logs Tab
The Logs tab is a list of the phone numbers (or Contacts
entries) for calls you placed, accepted, or missed. The Logs
tab makes redialing a number fast and easy. It is continually
updated as your device automatically adds new numbers to
the beginning of the list and removes the oldest entries from
the bottom of the list.
The Notification area of the Home screen (upper-left) displays
phone notifications, status, or alerts such as:
Accessing the Logs Tab
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Logs tab).
2. Tap an entry to view available options.
Note: The Logs tab only records calls that occur while the
phone is turned on. If a call is received while it is turned
off, it will not be included in your calling history.
Each entry contains the phone number (if it is available) and
Contacts entry name (if the number is in your Contacts).
Displays when a call is in progress.
Displays when a call was missed.
Indicates all outgoing calls made from your device.
Indicates any received calls that were answered.
Indicates a missed call.
Indicates any received calls that were rejected.
Indicates auto rejected calls.
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Accessing Call log from The Notifications Area
1. Locate from the Notifications area of the Status
bar.
2. Tap the Status bar to reveal the Notifications tab, and
then drag the tab to the bottom of the screen to open
the Notifications panel.
3. Tap the Missed call entry to open the Logs screen.
This list provides easy access to redial an entry, or you can
also choose to access two types of history entry lists
depending on how they are touched.
Call logs - Caller Overview
• Tap a contact entry name or number to reveal the Call options
screen:
• Create contact to save the number if it is not already in your
Contacts.
• View contact to view the Contact details for the current entry.
• Update existing to update an existing Contacts entry with the
current number.
• Call allows you to redial the entry by name or number.
• Send message allows you to create a new text message to the
selected entry.
• Time provides the time and date of the call and its duration.
• Copy to dialing screen press to pass the current
number to your dialer and then edit the selected number before
you place your next outbound call.
• Delete press to delete the Contacts entry.
• Send number press to send the current Contacts entry
information to an external recipient.
• Add to reject list press to add the current phone
number to an automatic rejection list. Similar to a block list, the
selected caller will be blocked from making an incoming calls
to your phone.
• Touch and hold an entry to display the entry-specific context
menu:
• Copy to dialing screen to make alterations to the current
phone number prior to redial.
• Add to Contacts to save the number if it is not already in your
Contacts.
• View contact to view the information for the currently stored
Contacts entry.
• Send number to send the current Contacts entry information to
an external recipient.
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• Add to reject list to add the current phone number to an
automatic rejection list. Similar to a block list, the selected caller
will be blocked from making an incoming calls to your phone.
• Delete to delete the entry from the Logs list.
Altering Numbers from the Logs List
If you need to make a call from the Logs screen and you
need to alter the number prior to dialing, you can add the
appropriate prefix by prepending the number.
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ Logs tab.
2. Touch and hold an entry to access the entry-specific
context menu.
3. Tap Copy to dialing screen.
4. Edit the number using the on-screen keypad or delete
digits by pressing to erase the numbers.
5. Tap once the number has been changed.
Erasing the Call logs List
You can delete either an individual call log entry or all current
entries from the Logs list.
To clear a single entry from the list:
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ Logs tab.
2. Touch and hold an entry and select Delete ➔ Delete.
To clear all entries from the list:
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ Logs tab.
2. Press and then tap Delete.
3. Tap Select all.
4. Tap Delete ➔ Delete to continue with the erasure.
– or –
Tap Cancel to stop the current process.
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Call Duration
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ Logs tab.
2. Press and then tap Call duration.
3. The following times are displayed for Voice and Data:
• Last call: shows the length of time for the last call.
• Dialed calls: shows the total length of time for all calls made.
• Received calls: shows the total length of time for all calls
received.
• All calls: shows the total length of time for all calls made and
received.
You may reset these times to zero by pressing
then tapping Reset.
Viewing Missed Calls from Lock Screen
When you are unable to answer a call for any reason and
your screen is locked, the number of missed calls are
displayed on the Lock screen immediately after a call is
missed.
1. Press (Power/End) to reactivate the screen.
2. Touch and drag the button (with the number of missed
calls on it) anywhere on the screen. The Logs tab is
then displayed.
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Section 5: Entering Text
This section describes how to select the desired text input
method when entering characters into your device. This
section also describes the predictive text entry system that
reduces the amount of key strokes associated with entering
text.
Your device comes equipped with an orientation detector that
can tell if the phone is being held in an upright (Portrait) or
sideways (Landscape) orientation. This is useful when
entering text.
Your device also provides several on-screen keypad text
entry options to make the task of text entry that much easier.
Text Input Methods
There are three text input methods available:
• Google voice typing: provides a voice to text interface.
• Samsung keyboard (default): an on-screen QWERTY
keyboard that can be used in both portrait and landscape
orientation.
• Swype: is enabled so as you can enter text as you swipe
across the on-screen keyboard. Instead of tapping each
key, use your finger to trace over each letter of a word.
The on-screen QWERTY keypad works the same in both
portrait and landscape mode.
Selecting the Text Input Method
The Text Input Method can be assigned from within one of
two locations:
Settings Menu:
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Language and
input ➔ Default and select an input method.
Text Input field:
1. From a screen where you can enter text, in a single
motion, touch and drag the Status bar down to the
bottom of the screen to open the Notifications screen.
2. Tap (Select input method) and select an available
input method.
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Entering Text Using Swype
Swype™ is the default text input method that allows you to
enter a word by sliding your finger or stylus from letter to
letter, lifting your finger between words. Swype uses error
correcting algorithms and a language model to predict the
next word. Swype also includes a touch predictive text
system.
The on-screen keyboard options are different between the
Android keyboard and Swype on-screen input methods.
Note: During its initial use, you may be prompted by a series of
Swype Connect set up screens. Follow the initial
on-screen set up instructions.
Enabling and Configuring Swype
If you configure another text input method (Samsung
keyboard) you must re-enable Swype before using the
Swype keyboard.
For more detailed information on configuring Swype settings,
see “Swype Settings” on page 328.
When Swype is enabled there can also be normal keyboard
functionality.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input.
2. Tap Default ➔ Swype.
Swype Text Entry Tips
You can access the SwypeTips application and watch a video
or tutorial on using Swype. You can also use the following
Swype text entry tips.
• Create a squiggle (like an S shape) to create a double letter (such
as pp in apple).
• Touch and hold a key to view the punctuation menu then make a
selection.
• Move your finger or stylus over the apostrophe to enter
contractions.
• Double-touch on the word you want to change to correct a
misspelled word, then touch the delete key to erase one
character. Touch and hold the delete key to erase an entire word.
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Selecting a Text Input Mode in Swype
1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text
input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
2. With Swype as your text entry method, select one of
the following text mode options:
• ABC to use Swype with alphanumeric characters from
the on-screen keyboard.
• SYM (Symbol) to enter numbers and symbols from the
on-screen keyboard.
Note: After typing an initial uppercase character, the key
changes to and all letters that follow are in lower
case.
Swype Keyboard Overview
• Recipients: a field where you can enter the recipients of the
current message. You can choose from Groups, Favorites,
Contacts, or Logs.
• Text Input field: a field where text, number, or other characters
can be entered.
• CAPS/ALT key: When in 123ABC mode, this key changes the
capitalization of the subsequent entered characters. When in
SYM mode, this key can show additional symbol characters.
• SWYPE settings: Touch and hold this button to access the
Swype settings screen.
• Text Input mode: There are two available modes: 123ABC and
SYM.
– 123ABC mode contains alphanumeric characters and a few
common punctuation marks. Text mode button indicates SYM.
– SYM mode contains only symbols and numbers. Text mode
button indicates 123ABC.
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ABC
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Using 123ABC Mode in SWYPE
In 123ABC mode, you can enter only letters and a few
common punctuation marks from the on-screen keyboard.
The text mode key shows .
1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text
input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
2. Tap to configure the keyboard for 123ABC mode
(showing letters and numbers on the on-screen keys).
Once in this mode, the text input type shows .
Note: After typing an initial uppercase character, the key
changes to and all letters that follow are in lower
case.
3. Swipe your finger continuously over the letters to form
a word.
– If you make a mistake, tap to erase a single character.
Touch and hold to erase an entire word.
4. Tap (Send) to deliver the message.
Text input field
CAPS/ALT
Text Input mode
Delete
Current
SWYPE Settings
key
Recipients
Mode
Suggestions
123
+!=
Edit
ABC
123
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By default, the first letter of an entry is capitalized and the
following letters are lower case. After a word is entered and
you lift your finger, the cursor automatically adds a space
after the word.
Note: If multiple word choices exist for your Swype entry, an
on-screen popup appears to provide additional word
choices.
Entering Numbers and Symbols in SWYPE
By using the on-screen keyboard in portrait mode, some
symbols are not available (such as Emoticons or Smileys).
In SYM mode using Swype, you can only enter symbols and
numbers from the on-screen keyboard.
Once in SYM mode, the text mode key shows .
1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text
input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
2. Tap to configure the keyboard for SYM mode.
Once in this mode, the text input type shows .
3. Tap the on-screen key for the number or symbol you
want to enter.
4. Tap to select from additional symbols.
For example:
• To enter ®: tap ➔ and select the ® key.
All lowercase
Displays when the next character is entered in
lowercase. Pressing this while in 123SYM mode,
reveals additional numeric-symbols keys.
Initial Uppercase
Displays when the first character of each word is
entered as uppercase but all subsequent
characters are lowercase.
All Uppercase
Displays when all characters will be entered as
uppercase characters.
Edit
ABC
123
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Edit
ABC
2
1
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Using the Samsung Keyboard
This QWERTY keyboard can be used to enter text in either a
Portrait or landscape orientation. The only difference
between the two orientations are the sizes of the keys.
From a screen where you enter text, rotate your phone
counterclockwise to a landscape orientation. The on-screen
QWERTY keyboard displays.
The Samsung Keyboard
This device has a built-in, QWERTY keypad (portrait mode) or
keyboard (landscape mode). Using the QWERTY keypad/
keyboard, you can type letter, numbers, punctuation, and
other characters.
To use the Samsung keyboard you must first configure the
settings to default to the Samsung keyboard.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Language and
input ➔ Default ➔ Samsung keyboard.
– or –
From a screen where you can enter text, in a single
motion, touch and drag the Status bar down to the
bottom of the screen, then select (Select input
method) ➔ Samsung keyboard.
2. The virtual keyboard is then assigned to the Samsung
keyboard configuration for all subsequent text input.
For more detailed information on configuring Samsung
Keyboard settings, see “Samsung Keyboard Settings” on
page 326.
My device
Text input fieldShift key
Input Mode
Input Options
DeleteCurrent Mode
Indicator
Send
/Settings
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Entering Text using Different Input Options
Although the default text input method with the Samsung
keyboard is to use the on-screen keys you have other
options.
Note: To access settings, touch and hold the Input Methods
button , then tap (Settings) then select it from
the available options.
1. From within an active message, tap the text input field
to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
2. Tap (Input Methods) to use the default Voice
typing input method to convert your spoken words to
on-screen text.
– or –
Touch and hold to select from other input
methods such as:
• Handwriting to launch an on-screen handwriting area that can
be used to convert on-screen patterns (text) to text.
• Clipboard to launch the device’s clipboard area from where
you can select a current clipboard item to place in your current
message.
• Optical Reader to the camera and have the built-in Optical
Reader application recognize text.
• Settings to access the Samsung keyboard settings menu.
• Keyboard alignment to detach the on-screen keyboard so that
you can manually dock it anywhere on the current text entry
screen. Selecting the feature again redocks the keyboard into
its original location using the original size.
Changing the Text Input Mode in Keyboard
1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text
input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
2. With Samsung keyboard as your text entry method,
select one of the following text mode options:
• Abc : to use alphabetic characters from the on-screen
keyboard. In this mode, the text mode button displays .
• Symbol/Numeric : to enter numbers by pressing the
numbers selecting them on the on-screen keyboard. In this
mode, the text mode button displays .
There are up to 2 available pages of numeric symbols available
by tapping .
ABC
Sym
Sym
ABC
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Note: After typing an initial uppercase character, tap to
toggle capitalization.
By default, the first letter of a new entry is capitalized and the
following letters are lowercased. After a character is entered,
the cursor automatically advances to the next space.
Using ABC Mode in Samsung Keyboard
1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text
input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard.
2. Tap to configure the keyboard for ABC mode.
Once in this mode, the text input type shows .
Note: After typing an initial uppercase character, the key
changes to and all letters that follow are in lower
case.
3. Enter your text using the on-screen keyboard.
– If you make a mistake, tap to erase a single character.
Touch and hold to erase an entire word.
4. Tap (Send) to deliver the message.
All lowercase
Displays when the next character is entered in
lowercase.
Initial Uppercase
Displays when the first character of each word is
entered as uppercase but all subsequent
characters are lowercase.
All Uppercase
Displays when all characters will be entered as
uppercase characters.
ABC
Sym
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Using Symbol/Numeric Mode
Use the Symbol/Numeric Mode to add numbers, symbols,
or emoticons. While in this mode, the text mode key
displays .
1. From a screen where you can enter text, tap the text
input field to reveal the on-screen keyboard. Rotate the
phone counterclockwise to a landscape orientation, if
desired.
2. Tap to configure the keyboard for Symbol
mode. Once in this mode, the text input type shows
.
3. Tap a number, symbol, or emoticon character.
4. Tap to return to ABC mode.
To enter symbols:
1. Tap to configure the keyboard for Symbol
mode.
2. Tap the appropriate symbol key.
– or –
Tap button to cycle through additional pages.
• The first number on this key indicates which page (1 or 2) of
additional characters is active.
Using the Google Voice Typing
This feature uses Google voice recognition to convert your
spoken words into on-screen text.
You can use your voice to enter text using the Google Voice
typing feature.
1. From the keyboard, touch the top of the screen and
drag it down to display your notification panel.
2. Tap (Select input method) ➔ Google voice typing.
3. At the Listening prompt (Speak now), speak
clearly and distinctly into the microphone.
The text is displayed in the message as you are
speaking.
For more detailed information on configuring Google Voice
Typing settings, see “Configure Google Voice Typing” on
page 325.
4. Tap (Done) when you are finished.
– or –
Tap (Resume) to resume recognition.
Note: The feature works best when you break your message
down into smaller segments.
ABC
Sym
ABC
ABC
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Using Google Voice Typing
1. From a screen where you can enter text, in a single
motion, touch and drag the Status bar down to the
bottom of the screen, then select (Select input
method) ➔ Google voice typing. The virtual keyboard is
then removed and all subsequent input to done via the
microphone as text to speech.
2. Speak into the device’s microphone and watch your
text being entered on-screen.
3. If the text is incorrect, tap DELETE.
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Section 6: Contacts
This section explains how to use and manage your Contacts
List. You can save phone numbers to your phone’s memory.
Accounts
From the Accounts menu you decide if you want applications
to synchronize, send, and receive data at any given time, or if
you want the applications to synchronize automatically. After
determining how you want the accounts to synchronize,
indicate which account to synchronize with your Contacts
list.
1. Sign in to your Google account.
2. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Accounts tab) and then navigate
to the My accounts area.
– or –
From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Settings) ➔ (Accounts tab) and then navigate
to the My accounts area.
Note: The Accounts area lists those accounts that have been
added to the device and provides an Add account button
to quickly and easily add new ones.
Contacts List
Creating a Contact
The default storage location for saving phone numbers to
your Contacts List is your device’s built-in memory.
If existing Google and Corporate email accounts have been
synchronized to your phone, these will be made available to
your device during the creation of new entries. These new
Contacts entries can be assigned or saved to synced
accounts such as Phone, SIM, Google, or Corporate.
Your device automatically sorts the Contacts entries
alphabetically. You can create either a Device, SIM, Samsung
account, Google, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync contact.
Important! The Google and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
account types are only visible after creating an
email account of those types on your phone.
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• Device contacts are stored locally on the device.
Note: If the phone is ever reset to its factory default
parameters, contacts stored on the phone can be lost.
• SIM contacts are stored within the micro SIM Card.
Note: SIM contacts only store the Name and Phone number for
an entry.
• Samsung account contacts are shared with your existing
Samsung account.
• Google contacts are shared with your existing Google account
and can also be imported to your phone after you have created a
Google Mail account.
• Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (also known as Work or
Outlook) contacts are those contacts that are intended to be
shared with either an Exchange Server or from within Microsoft®
Outlook®.
• Add new account lets you create a new account type. Choose
from Samsung account, Google, or Microsoft Exchange
ActiveSync.
Note: When storing an entry into your micro SIM card, note
that only the Name, and Number are saved. To save
additional information for a particular contact, such as
notes, email, dates, etc., it is important to save that
Contact into your phone’s onboard memory.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
2. Tap to create a contact.
Note: You can also add a new contact by entering a number
from the keypad and pressing and then tap
Add to Contacts ➔ Create contact. Continue with step 3.
3. Tap a destination type (Device, SIM, Samsung account,
Google, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) (depending
on where you want to save the new contact
information).
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4. Tap the Name field and enter a name for this contact
using the displayed keypad.
• Tap to access additional name entries such as: Name
prefix, First name, Middle name, Last name, and Name suffix.
5. Tap the image icon and select a photo for this contact.
Selections are: Image, Pictures by people, Take picture,
or S Memo.
Note: The label entries below can change and are dependant
on the selected destination type (ex: the Other and
Custom might not appear with an Exchange ActiveSync
account destination type).
6. Tap the label button (to the left of the Phone field) and
scroll through the list to select a category such as
Mobile, Home, Work, Work Fax, Home Fax, Pager, Other,
Custom, or Callback.
7. Tap a phone number field and enter a phone number.
• Tap on the QWERTY keyboard to remove a previously
entered phone number.
• Tap to enter an additional phone number
• Tap to remove a previously entered phone number.
8. Enter additional information such as: Groups, Ringtone,
Message alert, Vibration pattern or tap Add another field
to input additional category information.
• Add another field contains the following options: Phonetic
name, Organization, Email, IM, Address, Notes, Nickname,
Website, Internet call, Events, or Relationship.
• Use your finger to slide the page up or down to see additional
fields and categories.
9. Tap Save to complete and store the new entry.
– or –
Tap Cancel to delete the current entry.
To save a Number from your Keypad:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Enter a phone number using the on-screen dialpad.
3. Tap Add to Contacts ➔ Create contact or select the
Contact entry from the on-screen list.
– or –
Press and then tap Add to Contacts ➔ Create
contact or select the Contact entry from the on-screen
list.
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• If you're updating an existing contact, tap the entry from the list
and proceed to step 5.
4. Tap a destination type (Device, SIM, Samsung account,
Google, or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) (depending
on where you want to save the new contact
information).
5. Tap the Name and enter a name for this contact using
the displayed keypad.
• Tap to access additional name entries such as: Name
prefix, First name, Middle name, Last name, and Name suffix.
6. Tap the image icon and select a photo for this contact.
Selections are: Image, Pictures by people, Take picture,
or S Memo.
Note: The label entries below can change and are dependant
on the selected destination type (ex: the Other and
Custom might not appear with an Exchange ActiveSync
account destination type).
7. Tap the label button (to the left of the Phone field) and
scroll through the list to select a category such as
Mobile, Home, Work, Work Fax, Home Fax, Pager, Other,
Custom, or Callback.
8. Enter additional fields as desired.
9. Tap Save to complete and store the new entry.
– or –
Tap Cancel to delete the current entry.
Note: For further details about how to enter characters, see
“Text Input Methods” on page 98
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Finding a Contact
You can store phone numbers and their corresponding
names onto either your SIM card, your phone’s built-in
memory, or an external location (such as Google, Exchange,
or T-Mobile Backup). They are all physically separate but are
used as a single entity, called Contacts.
Depending on the storage size of the particular SIM card, the
maximum number of phone numbers the card can store may
differ.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
2. Swipe up or down until you see the contact displayed.
– or –
Tap the Search field and begin entering the entry’s
name. Matching entries are then displayed. This
process filters through all of your current account
Contact entries to only show you the matching entries.
– or –
In a single motion, touch and hold the letter tab area
(on the right) until on-screen letters appear, then scroll
through the list. You are then taken to that section of
the Contacts list. Touch the contact entry.
Create
Contacts
Tabs
Tabbed
Navigation
Search
Contacts Contacts
field
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Editing Contact Information
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Tap a contact name from the list and tap (Edit).
– or –
Select a contact name and press and then tap
Edit.
– or –
Touch and hold a Contacts entry from the main
Contacts list and then tap Edit.
3. Edit the contact information then:
• Tap Save to complete and store the new entry or
• Tap Cancel to delete the current entry.
Adding a Number to an Existing Contact
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Touch and hold an entry
and select Edit to reveal
the Contact entry’s
details screen.
3. Tap a phone number
field and enter a phone
number.
• Tap on the
QWERTY keyboard to
remove a previously
entered phone number.
• Tap to enter an
additional phone number
• Tap to remove a previously entered phone number.
Context
Menu
Contact Details Screen
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4. Enter additional information such as: Groups, Ringtone,
Message alert, Vibration pattern or tap Add another field
to input additional category information.
• Add another field contains the following options: Phonetic
name, Organization, Email, IM, Address, Notes, Nickname,
Website, Internet call, Events, or Relationship.
• Use your finger to slide the page up or down to see additional
fields and categories.
5. Tap Save to complete and store the new entry.
– or –
Tap Cancel to delete the current entry.
Adding a Pause or Wait to an Existing Contact
1. From the Home screen, tap and use the
on-screen keypad to enter a new phone number.
2. Press and then tap Add 2-sec pause. This feature
adds an automatic two-second pause.
– or –
Press and then tap Add wait. This feature causes
the phone to require your acceptance before sending
the next set of entered digits.
3. Tap Add to Contacts ➔ Update existing.
4. Scroll through the available list of existing entries and
select the desired target.
Note: This new phone number is then added as a new number
to the selected entry.
5. Tap the label button (to the left of the new phone
number) and scroll through the list to select a category
type.
6. Tap Save to store and update the entry.
Deleting Contacts
Important! Once Contacts list entries are deleted, they cannot
be recovered.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Touch and hold a contact name from the list and select
Delete ➔ OK.
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Contact List Options
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press . The following options display:
• Delete: allows you to delete 1 or more of your contacts.
• Import/Export: imports or exports contacts to or from the USB
storage location, SIM card or SD card, you can also send
namecards via methods such as Bluetooth, ChatON, Email,
Gmail, Messaging, or Wi-Fi Direct.
• Merge accounts: allows you to merge all of your current
Contact entries with either your active Google or Samsung
account. If several of your contacts are from other external
sources, this allows you to “back them up” or copy them to
your Samsung account. Tap OK to continue or Cancel to exit.
• Accounts: allows you to add and manage mobile accounts on
Samsung account, ChatON, Google, LDAP, or Microsoft
Exchange ActiveSync. This option also allows you to manually
synchronize all of your current contacts with their respective
accounts. For more information, refer to “Synchronizing
Contacts” on page 122.
• Speed dial setting: allows you to set up speed-dialing.
• Send message/email: allows you to send a text /picture
message or an email using your Google account.
• Contacts to display: allows you to choose to display All
contacts, those on your Phone, SIM card, Samsung account,
Gmail, or only display contacts that are part of a Customized
list.
• Settings: allows you to configure where you save new contacts
to, or view your service numbers, or send contact information.
Options include: Only contacts with phones, List by, Display
contacts by, Service numbers, and Contact sharing settings.
• Help: provides an on-screen Help file that covers most high
level topics for Contacts.
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Contact Menu Options
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Touch and hold an entry to reveal the context menu.
The following options display:
• Edit: allows you to edit the currently selected Contacts entry.
• Delete: allows you to delete the currently selected Contacts
entry.
• Join contact: allows you to link the current contact to another
current contact. Similar to a “see also” feature. If you can’t
remember a contact’s information, linking entries can help you
find the person you are looking for.
• Share contact via message: allows you to send the current
entry info via text message.
• Add to favorites: allows you to copy the current Contacts entry
to the list within the Favorites tab.
• Remove from favorites: allows you to remove the current
Contacts entry from the Favorites tab.
• Add to group: allows you to add the current Contacts entry to
an existing group.
• Add to reject list/ Remove from reject list: allows you to add
or remove the current Contacts entry to a list of automatically
rejected incoming phone numbers.
Note: If an entry does not have a phone number, the reject list
option will not appear.
• Share namecard via: allows you to send the current Contact
entry’s information to an external recipient via either Bluetooth,
ChatON, Dropbox (if enabled), Email (Exchange or Internet),
Gmail, Messaging, or Wi-Fi Direct.
• Print contact info: allows you to print selected information on
a compatible Samsung printer.
• Add shortcut to home: adds a shortcut to the current Contacts
entry to an available screen location.
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Contact Entry Options
1. From the Home screen,
tap .
2. Tap an entry to reveal the
Contact entry’s Overview
Screen. This screen
contains Name, contact
numbers, email, and
linked contact
information.
3. Press to reveal the
context menu specific to
this entry.
4. Tap an available option.
Joining Contact Information
Most people now maintain multiple email accounts, social
networking logins, and other similar account information. For
example, a Facebook account login name might differ from a
corporate email account login because they are maintained
separately and for different groups of people.
This device can synchronize with multiple accounts. When
you synchronize your phone with those accounts, each
account creates a separate contact entry in the Contacts list.
If one of your contacts (Amy Smith) has a regular email
account that you maintain in Gmail, but also has a Facebook
account under her maiden and married name, as well as a
Video! chat account, when you merge those accounts into
your Contacts list you can join all of her entries and view the
information in one record.
Joining contact information makes sending messages easy.
You can select any account email address or information all
from one screen, versus searching multiple, individual
screens to locate the desired account information.
Next time you synchronize your device with your accounts,
any updates contacts make to email account names, email
addresses, etc. automatically update in your contacts list.
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1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Tap a contact name (the name you want to link to
another entry) to reveal the Contact entry’s Overview
Screen.
Note: Typically this is the same contact with a different name
or account information.
3. Press and then tap Join contact.
4. Tap the second contact entry (the entry in which to
link). The second contact is now linked with the first
and the account information is merged into one screen.
Note: The information is still maintained in both entries, but
displays in one record for easier viewing when you link
the contacts.
Important! It is the first contact image that is displayed for
both, and the first contact’s name that is used.
For example: If Amy (original entry) is joined with
Julie (second entry). Julie seems to disappear and
only Amy remains. Tap the Amy entry (showing the
Amy image) to view both.
5. Tap the main linked contact to view the contact
information you linked. The contacts and information
displays with an icon next to the contact name to
indicate what type of account information is contained
in the entry.
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Unjoining a Contact
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Tap a contact name (the account name from which you
want to unjoin an entry). This reveals the details for
entry.
Note: Typically this is the same contact with a different name
or account information.
3. Tap the Connection area.
– or –
Press and then tap Separate contact.
4. Tap next to the entry you want to unjoin and
select OK. The contacts are “unjoined” or separated
and no longer display in the merged record screen.
Both contacts now go back to being separately
displayed.
Marking a Contact as Default
When you use applications such as the Voice Dialer or other
messaging type applications, the application needs to know
which information is primary (default) in a contact entry list.
For example, when you say “Call John Smith”, if you have
three phone records for John Smith, the Voice dialer is
looking for the “default” number or entry.
The Mark as default option marks one entry in a contact
record to use as the default. This comes in handy when you
have multiple entries for the same person.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Tap a Contact entry.
3. Press and then tap Mark as default. The Mark as
default screen displays radio buttons next to the
contact name, phone number, or other contact
information.
4. Tap the radio button next to the entry information you
want to be the primary information (such as name,
phone number, or email) and select Done.
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Note: If there are multiple phone numbers assigned to an
entry, assigning one as the default will automatically dial
that number when the contact is selected for dialing.
Sending a Namecard
A Namecard contains contact information, and can be sent to
recipients as a Virtual Business Card (V-card) attachment
using Bluetooth, Google Mail, or as a message.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Tap a Contact entry.
3. Press and then tap Share namecard via and select
a delivery method: Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox (if enabled),
Email (Exchange or Internet), Gmail, Messaging, or Wi-Fi
Direct.
The Namecard attaches to the selected message type
and is delivered when you send the message.
Note: Email appears as an option only after an Internet or
Exchange email account has been created.
Sending All Current Namecards
Rather than selecting once Contact entry at a time, you can
send all of your current entries at once.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Import/Export ➔ Share
namecard via.
3. Tap Select all to place a check mark alongside all
currently displayed Contact entries.
4. Tap Done and select a delivery method:
• Bluetooth to transmit the contacts to another Bluetoothcompatible device.
• ChatON to send the contacts to selected buddies.
• Dropbox, if activated, is used to upload the entries to your
remote Dropbox Web storage location.
Note: The Web storage Upload feature requires that you be
logged into your Samsung account prior to upload.
• Email to attach the contact cards to a new outgoing email
(Exchange or Internet).
• Gmail to attach the contact cards to a new outgoing Internetbased email.
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• Messaging to attach the contact cards to a new outgoing text
message.
• Wi-Fi Direct to transmit the entries to another Wi-Fi Direct
enabled device.
Sending a namecard using Bluetooth
You must create a Contact prior to sending a namecard to a
recipient. For more information, refer to “Creating a Contact”
on page 108.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Touch and hold the entry to reveal the on-screen
context menu.
3. Tap Share namecard via ➔ Bluetooth.
Important! You must activate Bluetooth to use this feature.
4. Tap the Bluetooth device in which to send this name
card. Bluetooth forwards the namecard to the recipient.
Copying Contact Information
Copying Contact Information to the SIM Card
The default storage location for saving phone numbers to
your Contacts list is your phone’s built-in memory. This
procedure allows you to copy numbers saved to the phone’s
memory, onto the SIM card.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. From the Contacts List, press and then tap
Import/Export ➔ Export to SIM card.
3. Tap Select all to choose all current phone contact
entries.
– or –
Select a specific entry by touching an entry. A check
mark indicates a selection.
4. Tap Done. The name and phone number for the
selected contact is then copied to the SIM.
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Copying Contact Information to the microSD
Card
This procedure allows you to copy entry information saved
on the phone’s memory, onto the SIM card.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. From the Contacts List, press and then tap
Import/Export ➔ Export to SD card.
3. Tap OK to choose all current phone contact entries.
Synchronizing Contacts
Syncing data from your managed accounts allows you to add
and manage a new or existing contact from your online or
remote accounts to your phone. Prior to syncing, you must
first have an active Google or Microsoft Exchange account
with current Contact entries, and be signed into your account
via the phone.
With syncing, any Contacts entries (with phone numbers,
email addresses, pictures, etc.) are updated and synced with
your device.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Accounts tab) and then navigate
to the My accounts area.
2. Select the email account containing the contacts you
wish to synchronize.
3. Tap within the adjacent account field to reveal the
account’s synchronization settings screen.
4. To synchronize only Contacts, toggle the active state of
the Sync Contacts field. A green check mark indicates
the feature is enabled.
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Note: The process of updating your Contacts tab can take
several minutes. If after 10-20 minutes, your list has not
been updated, repeat step 2-3.
5. Your Contacts tab then reflects any updated Contact
information.
Note: Syncing of contacts requires you are logged into your
Gmail and Corporate accounts via the device.
Display Options
The Display options menu allows you to allows you to choose
which contacts to display. You can also choose to display
only contacts that have phone numbers.
Note: Once a display filter has been selected, only those
Contact entries are shown until the All contacts option is
re-selected.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Contacts to display. Select any
of the following to filter according to the selection:
• All contacts allows you to display all available Contacts.
• Device lists those Contacts currently found only on your Phone.
• SIM lists those Contacts currently found only on your SIM card.
• Samsung account lists those Contacts currently found and
sync’d within the Samsung account.
• Google lists those Contacts currently found within the Google
account.
• Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync lists those Contacts currently
found within the Exchange account.
• Customized list allows you to enable which account
categories are displayed. For example, on Google contacts, you
can filter which Contact categories are shown (Friends, Family,
etc..)
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Adding more Contacts via Accounts
and Sync
When you synchronize applications such as Facebook,
Twitter, MySpace, a corporate email account, or Google,
using the Accounts and sync option synchronizes the data
from the selected account type with your Contacts list.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Accounts tab) and then navigate
to the My accounts area.
2. Tap Add account.
3. Determine which type of account information you want
to synchronize with your Contact list. Selections are:
Samsung account, ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Google,
LDAP, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, or Sync apps with
Facebook.
4. Tap an account type to add.
5. Follow the prompts. The selected account type
synchronizes with your Contacts list.
6. After synchronizing accounts you may want to link
contact information. For more information, refer to
“Joining Contact Information” on page 117.
To add Facebook content to your Contacts list:
You can now add your Facebook contact information, such as
pictures, email, and phone numbers directly to your Contacts
list. All of their current contact information is then migrated
over to your phone. If a Contacts entry already exists with a
slightly different name, separate entries are created and can
later be linked (joined) together into a single entry.
Important! This process not only synchronizes your contact
information but also your status, events, and more.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Play Store).
2. Search for and select the Facebook app.
3. When you are prompted to download the Facebook
application from the Play Store.
• Tap Install ➔ Accept & download to complete the process.
• Tap Open to launch the application.
4. Log into your Facebook account:
• Enter your account’s access Email and Password information
and tap Log in.
5. If prompted, configure any requested optional
permissions and tap Log in.
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6. If prompted, select a Contacts Sync option. Choose
from: Sync all, Sync with existing contacts, or Don’t
sync.
7. Tap Done to complete the login and sync process.
To resync Social Network Contacts:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Accounts tab and then navigate to the
Accounts area.
2. Tap Facebook and toggle the checkmark alongside the
desired fields.
3. Choose the parameters to sync (ex: Sync Calendar,
Sync Contacts, or Sync Gallery) and tap Sync now.
Note: From the main Accounts and sync page you can also tap
Sync all to resync all accounts.
Additional Contact Options
Sending an Email to a Contact
Note: Contacts must contain and email account and address
before you can use the Send email feature.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Send message/email ➔ Send
email. Contacts that contain an email address display.
3. Tap the contact(s) to which you want to send an email.
A check mark displays next to the selection.
Note: The select contact must have an email as part of their
details screen.
4. Tap Done.
5. Select an email account type.
6. Compose the email and tap Send.
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Export/Import
For more information, refer to “Copying Contact Information”
on page 121.
Contact List Settings
From this menu you can determine the default storage
location for Contacts, display your phone’s primary number,
and view service numbers listed in your Contact list.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Settings. Configure any of the
following options:
• Only contacts with phones allows you to display only those
contacts containing phone numbers.
• List by defines how the current list of Contacts are sorted:
First name or Last name.
• Display contacts by defines how the current list of Contacts
are listed: First name (ex: Steve Smith) or Last name first
(Smith, Steve).
• Service numbers lists the currently available service numbers.
• Contact sharing settings allows you configure how your
Contacts entries are sent: individually or as a single file
containing all available entries.
Tap Settings to select a share setting.
– Send all namecards allows you to set your Contact sharing
option to all so that your entire Contacts entries are sent as a
group and not as multiple single files. If all your entries are
selected only a single file is sent.
Note: Your destination device must support this feature or no
entries will be received by the external device.
– Send individual namecards allows you to set your default to
send individual contacts one at a time. Even if you select all your
entries, each is sent individually.
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Groups
This feature allows you to add a new or existing contact to a
call group. This group can be one of the already present
groups (Family, Friends, or Work) or a user-created group.
Creating a New Caller Group
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Groups
tab).
2. Press and then tap Create.
3. Tap the Group name field and use the on-screen
keypad to enter a new group name. For more
information, refer to “Text Input Methods” on page 98.
4. Tap Group ringtone and select a ringtone for the group.
Selections are: Default ringtone, Ringtones (select from
available ringtones) or Add (to navigate your device and
select an existing audio file).
5. Tap Message alert and select a message alert ringtone
to be associated with this group.
6. Tap Vibration pattern and select a unique vibration
pattern either from an available list or Create your own.
This pattern is then associated with this group.
7. Tap Add member to add Contacts to the new group.
8. From the available list of contacts, tap the contact(s)
you want to add. A check mark displays next to contact
entry. Then tap Done.
– or –
Tap Select all to place a check mark alongside all
current entries. Then tap Done.
9. Tap Save to store the newly created group.
Note: Some externally maintained group types (such as
Google) can only be managed or updated remotely
online vs via the device. These external types will not
allow editing or deleting members locally via the phone.
Adding an Existing Entry to a Current Caller
Group
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ .
2. Tap a group entry ➔ (Add group member).
3. From the available list of contacts, tap the contact(s)
you want to add. A check mark displays next to contact
entry.
4. Tap Done. The selected contacts are added to the
group.
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Removing an Entry From a Caller Group
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ .
2. Tap a group entry.
3. Press and then tap Remove member.
4. Tap all of the contacts you want to remove from this
group. A check mark displays next to contact entry.
5. Tap Done.The contacts are removed from the group.
Editing a Caller Group
To edit a Group entry, there must be at least one member as
part of the selected group.
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ .
2. Touch and hold a group entry then select Edit group.
3. Make modifications to the Group name, Group ringtone,
Message alert, Vibration pattern fields, or Add member.
4. Tap Save.
Deleting a Caller Group
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ .
2. Press and then tap Delete groups.
3. Select either Select all or tap the desired group.
4. Tap Delete.
5. Select either the Group only or Group and group
members.
6. Tap OK.
Sending a Message to a Group
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ .
2. Tap an existing group, and press and then tap
Send message.
– or –
Touch and hold a group entry and select Send message.
3. Select the recipients of the new message (indicated by
a green check mark). If an entry contains multiple
phone numbers, each must be selected individually.
4. Tap Done.
5. Type your message, and tap (Send).
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The Favorites Tab
The Favorites tab is a list of the phone numbers that have
been designated as favorite contacts. For more information,
refer to “Logs Tab” on page 94.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Tap (Favorites tab).
Adding a contact to your favorites list:
1. From within the Favorites tab, press and select
Add to favorites.
2. Place a check mark alongside those current Contacts
entries you wish to assign as favorites.
3. Tap Done to complete the process.
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Section 7: Messages
This section describes how to send or receive different types
of messages. It also explains the features and functionality
associated with messaging.
Types of Messages
Your phone provides the following message types:
• Text Messages
• Multimedia (Picture, Video, and Audio) Messages
• Email and Gmail Messages
• Google Talk
• Messenger
• ChatON
The Short Message Service (SMS) lets you send and receive
text messages to and from other mobile phones or email
addresses. To use this feature, you may need to subscribe to
your service provider’s message service.
The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send and
receive multimedia messages (such as picture, video, and
audio messages) to and from other mobile phones or email
addresses. To use this feature, you may need to subscribe to
your service provider’s multimedia message service.
Important! During the creation of a text message, adding an
image, sound file, or video clip automatically
changes it from a text message (SMS) to a
multimedia message (MMS).
Message Icons on the Status Bar
Messaging icons are displayed on the Status Bar at the top of
the display when new messages are received. For more
information, refer to “Status Bar” on page 32.
Note: The Messaging application can also be accessed by
pressing and then tapping (Apps) ➔
(Messaging).
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Creating and Sending Messages
1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging) ➔
(Compose).
2. Tap the Enter recipient field to manually enter a
recipient.
– or –
Tap to select from one of the following:
• Groups: to select a recipient from the Group list.
• Favorites: to select a recipient from the Favorites list.
• Contacts: to select a recipient from your Contacts list (valid
entries must have a wireless phone number or email address).
• Logs: to select a recipient from a list of recently sent
messages.
3. If adding a recipient from either Logs, Contacts, or
Group, tap the contact to place a check mark then tap
Done. The contact displays in the recipient field.
Note: Delete any unnecessary members by tapping their
name/number in the recipient area and selecting Delete.
4. Add more recipients by tapping either the Enter
recipient field or and selecting recipients.
5. Tap the Enter message field and use the on-screen
keypad to enter a message. For more information, refer
to “Text Input Methods” on page 98.
6. Review your message and tap (Send).
7. If you have more than one recipient, the same text
message is sent to all recipients in the Enter Recipients
field.
Note: If you exit a message before you send it, it will be
automatically saved as a draft.
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Quick Messaging a Number from the Contacts
List
1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
2. Locate an entry from the Contacts list.
3. In a single motion, touch and drag your finger over the
number by going to the left. This action addresses a
new text message to the selected recipient.
Message Options
Options before composing a message
1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging).
2. Before composing a message, from the main Message
screen press from the main Messaging screen to
display additional messaging options:
• Search: allows you to search through all of your messages for
a certain word or string of words. Use the on-screen keypad to
enter a word or phrase in which to search, then tap .
For more information, refer to “Message Search” on page
139.
• Delete threads: allows you to delete any message thread.
Select the messages to delete and a green check mark will
appear next to the message. Tap Delete. For more information,
refer to “Deleting a single message thread” on page
138.
• Draft messages: displays the draft messages folder and its
contents.
• Locked messages: displays the locked messages folder and
its contents.
• Scheduled messages: displays the scheduled messages
folder and its contents.
• Spam messages: displays the spam messages folder and its
contents.
• Text templates: displays your available text message reply
templates. For more information, refer to “Text Templates”
on page 144.
• Settings: allows you to access Messaging settings. For more
information, refer to “Messaging Settings” on page 139.
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3. From the Messaging screen list, touch and hold an
on-screen message and select an option:
• Add to Contacts: allows you to add the sender to either a new
or existing Contacts entry.
• View contact: allows you to view the current entry information
for the sender.
• Delete thread: deletes the entire message and its bubbles.
Deleting a single message threadFor more information, refer to
“Deleting a single message bubble” on page 138.
• Add to spam numbers: allows you to tag a number as spam
so that these messages can be directly delivered to your spam
folder.
Options while in a current message
1. From the Home screen, tap (Messaging).
2. From within an open message, press to display
additional messaging options:
• Insert smiley: allows you to add insert smiley icons
images (emoticons).
• Preview (only in MMS): allows you to add preview the
MMS message prior to delivery.
• Add text: allows you to add text items from sources
such as: S Memo, Calendar, Location, Contacts, and
Text templates.
• Add to Contacts: allows you to add the sender to either a new
or existing Contacts entry.
• View contact: reveals the current Contact’s overview screen.
• Add slide: converts an SMS message into an MMS
(Multimedia) message and allows you to attach an existing
slideshow.
• Remove slide: allows you to remove a previously attached
slideshow.
• Add subject: allows you to enter a subject.
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• Duration (5 sec) (only in MMS): allows you to change the
duration of the image slideshow.
• Layout (bottom) (only in MMS): allows you to change the
layout.
• Add recipients: allows you to enter additional recipients to the
message.
• Delete message: allows you to erase either select specific
message bubbles or all current messages bubbles.
• Scheduled message: allows you to schedule a time for the
current message to be delivered.
• Add to spam numbers: allows you to tag a number as spam
so that these messages can be directly delivered to your spam
folder.
• Discard: closes the current open message.
Note: You must be logged into your Samsung account prior to
using the S Translator feature.
• Translate: launches a Translate popup menu. Here you can
both assign the sender’s original language and assign a target
language for the recipient (they will receive your message in the
designated language).
– Enable the translate feature then configure the available options
as desired. Tap OK to store the new settings.
Adding attachments to a message
To add an attachment to your message, tap (Attach)
and select one of the following options:
• Images: allows you to tap an existing image from your Pictures
list to add it to your message.
• Take a picture: allows you to temporarily exit the message, take
a photo with phone’s camera, and then add it to your message by
tapping Save.
• Video: allows you to choose an existing video from the Videos list,
then add it to your message.
• Record video: allows you to temporarily exit the message,
record a video clip using the phone’s camera, and then add it
to your message by tapping Save.
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• Audio: allows you to choose an existing audio file from the
Audio list, then add it to your message by tapping the circle to
the right of the audio so that it turns green, then tapping Done.
• Record audio: allows you to temporarily exit the message and
record an audio clip using the phone’s microphone. It is then
automatically attached to the message.
• S Memo: allows you to add an S Memo that you have created.
• Calendar: allows you to add an event from your calendar.
• Location: allows you to attach a thumbnail of a map showing
your location.
• Contacts: allows you to tap on an existing Address Book entry,
then add it to your message by tapping Done.
Adding Additional Text
You can copy text such as names, phone numbers, and
events from your Contacts, Calendar, or a Memo.
1. While composing a message, press ➔ Add text.
2. At the Add text screen, select one of the following:
• S Memo: allows you to insert text from an existing S Memo.
• Calendar: allows you to add the name, date, and time of a
calendar event to your message.
• Location: allows you to add an address and the link to the
location on Google Maps.
• Contacts: allows you to add the name and phone number of
any of your contacts to your message.
• Text templates: allows you to add pre-defined phrases and
sentences. For more information, refer to “Text Templates”
on page 144.
The information is added to your message.
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Viewing Newly Received Messages
When you receive a message, your phone notifies you by
displaying within the Notification area at the top left of
your Home screen.
To read a message:
1. Open the Notification Bar and select the message. For
more information, refer to “Notification Bar” on page
38.
– or –
From the Home screen, tap then tap the new
message to view its contents. The selected message
displays on the screen.
2. Tap to play a multimedia message.
• To pause playback of the multimedia message, tap .
3. In a single motion, touch and drag up or down the page
to scroll through the message (if additional pages were
added).
Message Threads
Sent and received text and
picture messages are
grouped into message
threads. Threaded messages
allow you to see all the
messages exchanged (similar
to a chat program) and
displays a contact on the
screen.
Message threads are listed in
the order in which they were
received, with the latest
message displayed at the
top.
To reply to a text message:
1. From the Home screen,
tap .
2. While the message is
open, tap the Enter message field and then type your
reply message.
Current Recipient My Text
Reply Bubble
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3. Compose your reply.
Your texts are colored Blue and your caller’s replies are
Yellow.
4. Tap (Send) to deliver your reply.
– or –
Press and then select one of the available
message options (page 132).
To access message thread options:
 From the main Messaging screen, touch and hold the
message to display the following options:
• View contact: displays the Contact’s Overview page.
• Add to contact: begins the process of adding the new number
to your Contacts list.
• Delete thread: deletes the currently selected message thread.
• Add to spam numbers: adds the current sender to a spam list.
ny new texts from this sender are automatically blocked.
To access additional Bubble options:
 Touch and hold the message bubble within an active
message conversation to display the following options:
• Delete message: deletes the currently selected message
bubble from the thread.
• Copy message text: copies the currently selected message
bubble from the thread.
• Lock/Unlock message: locks or unlocks the currently selected
message bubble from being accidentally deleted.
• Forward: allows you to forward the currently selected message
bubble to an external recipient.
• Copy to SIM: copies the currently selected message bubble as
a single text message within the SIM card.
• View message details: displays details for the currently
selected message bubble.
• Translate: translates the text from the currently selected
bubble into a desired language.
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Deleting Messages
Deleting a single message thread
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Touch and hold a message from the Messages list,
then select Delete thread.
3. At the prompt, tap OK to delete or Cancel to exit.
Deleting multiple message threads
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Delete threads.
3. Tap each message thread you want to delete. A check
mark displays beside each selected message.
4. Tap Delete.
5. At the prompt, tap OK to delete or Cancel to end the
process.
Deleting a single message bubble
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Open a message to reveal the message string.
3. Touch and hold a message bubble, then select Delete
message.
4. At the prompt, tap OK to delete or Cancel to exit.
Deleting multiple message bubbles
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Open a message to reveal the message string.
3. Press and then tap Delete messages.
4. Place a check mark on the individual bubbles targeted
for deletion or choose Select all.
5. Tap Delete to erase or Cancel to exit.
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Message Search
You can search through your messages by using the
Message Search feature.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Search.
3. Use the on-screen keypad to enter a word or phrase in
which to search, then tap .
4. All messages that contain the entered search string
display.
Messaging Settings
To configure the settings for text messages, multimedia
messages, Voice mails, and Push messages.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Settings.
The following Messaging settings are available:
General settings
• Delete old messages: deletes old messages when the limit is
reached, rather than overwriting them.
• Text message limit: allows you to set a limit on how many text
messages are allowed in one conversation.
• Multimedia message limit: allows you to set a limit on how
many multimedia messages are allowed in one conversation.
Text message (SMS) settings
• Delivery reports: when this option is activated, the network
informs you whether or not your message was delivered.
• Manage SIM card messages: allows you to manage the
messages stored on the SIM card.
• Message center: allows you to enter the number of your
message center where your messages reside while the system
is attempting to deliver them.
• Input mode: allows you to set the input mode for your text
messages. Choose from: GSM Alphabet, Unicode, or
Automatic.
Multimedia message (MMS) settings
• Delivery reports: when this option is activated, the network
informs you whether or not your message was delivered.
• Read reports: when this option is activated, your phone
receives a request for a read reply along with your message to
the recipient.
• Auto-retrieve: allows the message system to automatically
retrieve messages.
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• Roaming auto-retrieve: allows the message system to
automatically retrieve while roaming.
• Creation mode: allows you to select the creation mode: Free,
Restricted, or Warning.
– Restricted: you can only create and submit messages with
content belonging to the Core MM Content Domain.
– Warning: the phone will warn you via pop up messages that
you are creating a multimedia message which does not fit the
Core MM Content Domain.
– Free: you may add any content to the message.
• MMS alert: alerts you when the messaging modes changes
from an SMS (text) to MMS (multimedia) mode.
Display
• Bubble style: allows you to choose from several bubble styles
for your messages. Bubbles are the rounded boxes that
surround each message.
• Background style: allows you to choose from several
background styles for your messages.
• Use the volume key: allows you to change the text size by
using the up or down volume keys.
Push message settings
• Push messages: allows you to receive push messages from
the network.
• Service loading: allows you to set the type of service loading
notification. Choose from: Always, Prompt, or Never.
Notification settings
• Notifications: allows you to see message notifications on your
status bar.
• Select ringtone: allows you to set the ringtone for your
message notifications.
• Vibrate: allows you to configure the vibration mode associated
with message alerts.
• Message alert repetition: allows you to set the interval for new
message alerts. Choose from: Once, Every 2 minutes, or
Every 10 minutes.
• Preview message: when enabled, allows you to view a brief
preview of new message text on the Status bar.
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Emergency message settings
• Emergency alerts: allows you to configure emergency alert
settings. You can enable/disable those alert categories you
wish to receive. Choose from: Imminent extreme alert,
Imminent severe alert, and AMBER alerts.
Note: The Presidential alert can not be disabled.
• Emergency notification preview: allows you to play a sample
emergency alert tone. Tap Stop to cancel the playback.
Signature settings
• Add signature: when enabled, this feature allows you to create
a signature at the end of your outgoing text messages.
• Signature text: allows you to enter a desired signature for your
message.
Spam message settings
• Spam settings: when enabled, allows you to configure
available spam settings such as:
– Add to spam numbers: allows you to manually enter and
assign a phone number as being sent from a spam source.
– Add to spam phrases: allows you to assign a specific text
phrase as belonging to a spam message. Ex: Dear friend.
– Block unknown senders: when active, automatically blocks
incoming messages from unknown sources or blocked
numbers.
Emergency Alert Configuration
This device is designed to receive wireless emergency alerts
from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System (CMAS); which
may also be known as the Personal Localized Alerting
Network (PLAN). If your wireless provider has chosen to
participate in CMAS/PLAN, alerts are available while in the
provider's coverage area. If you travel outside your provider's
coverage area, wireless emergency alerts may not be
available. For more information, please contact your wireless
provider.
Emergency Alerts allows customers to receive
geographically-targeted messages. Alert messages are
provided by the US Department of Homeland Security and
will alert customers of imminent threats to their safety within
their area. There is no charge for receiving an Emergency
Alert message.
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There are three types of Emergency Alerts:
• Alerts issued by the President
• Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life
• AMBER Alerts (missing child alert)
Customers may choose not to receive Extreme Alerts, Severe
Alerts, and AMBER Alerts.
Important! Alerts issued by the President can not be disabled.
To disable Extreme, Severe, and AMBER Alerts:
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Settings.
3. Scroll to the bottom and select Emergency alerts. All
alerts are enabled by default (check mark showing).
4. Tap on an alert option to disable the alert and remove
the check mark.
Assigning Messages as Spam
You can now assign either a phone number as spam or use a
key term or phrase. Any message assigned as spam is
automatically placed with your Spam messages folder.
To assign a phone number from Messages list as spam:
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Touch and hold a message from a phone number.
3. Select Add to spam numbers and tap OK.
To assign a phone number manually as spam:
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Settings.
3. Locate and activate the Spam settings option.
• Spam settings: when enabled, allows you to configure
available spam settings such as:
4. Tap Add to spam numbers ➔ (Add).
• This function allows you to manually enter and assign a phone
number as being sent from a spam source.
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5. Tap the Number field to manually enter phone number.
– or –
Tap to select from either your existing Logs or
Contacts.
– or –
Tap Match criteria and select a parameter that must
match for the spam action to take effect. Choose from:
Same as, Starts with (ex: 800 or 888), Ends with, or
includes.
6. Tap Save.
To register text phrases as spam:
Some incoming messages might not be associated with a
phone number but rather an email address. In these cases,
the only way to block those messages, would be assign a
key used term or phrase to activate the Spam block. Ex:
“Dear friend”, “Stock Alert”, or “Act Now”.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Settings.
3. Locate and activate the Spam settings option.
4. Tap Add to spam phrases ➔ (Add).
• This function allows you to assign a specific text phrase as
belonging to a spam message. Ex: Dear friend.
5. Enter a term or word into the field.
Note: The term is case sensitive. Ex: “Act Now” is not the
same as “act now”.
6. Tap Save.
To register unknown numbers as spam:
Some incoming messages might not be associated with
either a phone number or email address. These incoming
messages contain no information as their info is blocked by
the sender.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Settings.
3. Locate and activate the Spam settings option.
4. Tap Block unknown senders. A green check mark
indicates the feature is active.
• Block unknown senders: when active, automatically blocks
incoming messages from unknown sources or blocked
numbers.
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If an incoming message is designated in coming from an
unknown sender, it is automatically assigned as spam and is
now located in your Spam folder.
Accessing Your Spam Folder
Any message assigned as spam is automatically placed with
your Spam messages folder.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Spam messages.
Text Templates
This screen displays your available text message reply
templates. This is a readily accessible list of both default and
user-defined text snippets that can be used to quickly reply
to incoming messages.
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. From the Messaging list, press and then tap
Text templates.
3. Tap a message to immediately insert it into your
current message conversation.
To create your own text template:
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. From the Messaging list, press and then tap
Text templates.
3. Tap (Create text template).
4. Enter a new text string and tap Save.
Using Email
Email (or Internet Email) enables you to review and create
email using several email services. You can also receive text
message alerts when you receive an important email. Your
phone’s Email application lets you access and manage
multiple email accounts simultaneously in one convenient
location.
There are currently three main types of email accounts on
your phone: Gmail, Internet-based email (Gmail, Yahoo, etc..),
and Microsoft Exchange (Corporate email or Outlook®).
To send and receive email messages through an ISP (Internet
Service Provider) account, or if you wish to use your device
to access your corporate email through a VPN (Virtual Private
Network), you will first need to set up an IMAP or POP
account.
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• IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) - This protocol is
frequently used in large networks and commercial settings.
IMAP4 is the current standard.
• POP3 (Post Office Protocol) - This protocol is supported by most
ISPs (Internet service providers) and common among consumer
applications. POP3 is the current standard.
• Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync - This protocol is frequently
used with a large corporate email server system and provides
access to email, contact, and calendar synchronization.
Creating an Internet Email Account
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Email).
2. If you already have other email account setup:
• Open an existing email account, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Add account).
– or –
Enter your Email address and Password information.
• Email address: your Internet email address.
• Password: typically your network access password
(case-sensitive).
Account name
Access available
accounts and
folders
Email functions
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3. Tap Show password to display the password as you
enter it in the associated field.
• Tap Manual setup to configure your connection settings
manually (POP3 or IMAP). Follow the on-screen prompts and
enter the information specific to your email provider.
• Tap Send email from this account by default to assign this
email account as your default account for all outgoing emails.
4. Tap Next.
5. At the Account options screen, select the frequency
which the device should check for new email on the
server and tap Next.
Important! The Sync Email feature must be enabled to allow
synching between your device and the remote
server.
• Tap the Notify me when email arrives field to receive new
email notifications.
• Tap the Automatically download attachments when
connected to Wi-Fi field to assist with faster access to large
email attachments when using Wi-Fi.
6. At the Set up email screen, name the account and enter
a screen name to identify yourself on this account.
• The unique account name is used to differentiate this account
from other email accounts accessed by your device.
7. Tap Done to store the new account.
Messages for this account display on the Inbox tab. You can
also view Personal information for this account, Receipts (if
you setup the account to return receipts), Travel information,
and more (if available).
Opening an Email
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Email).
2. Tap (account name field upper-left) to open
the complete email account list page.
• Selecting Combined view allows you to view all the emails for
your current accounts, managed by the application, to be listed
on a single screen.
3. Select an email account and tap an email message.
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Refreshing Email messages
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Email).
2. Select an email account.
• If you are already in an email account, tap the account name
field (upper-left) to open the complete email account list page.
• Select an available email account.
3. Tap (Refresh).
Composing Email
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Email).
2. Tap (account name field upper-left) to open
the complete email account list page.
3. Tap Inbox ➔ (Compose).
4. Enter the recipient’s email address in the To field.
• If you are sending the email message to several recipients,
separate the email addresses with a comma. You can add as
many message recipients as you want.
5. Tap Add Cc/Bcc to add additional carbon copy and blind
copy recipients.
• Use the Cc field to carbon copy additional recipients.
• Use the Bcc field to blind copy additional recipients.
6. Tap the Subject field and enter the email subject.
7. Tap the email text field and compose your email
message.
• To add an attachment (such as image, video, audio, etc..),
tap Attach (from the top of the screen) and make a
category selection.
– Tap the file you wish to attach.
– Tap to delete the attached file.
Note: If you attach an image to your email, you have the option
to resize it prior to delivery. Choose from: Original,
Large (70%), Medium (30%), or Small (10%). Once
chosen, tap either Always or Just once.
8. Tap (Save) to store a draft of the current email
on your device so that you can come back later and
continue the email.
9. Tap (Delete) to discard the current email.
10. Once complete, tap (Send).
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Configuring Email Settings
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Email).
2. Select an account.
3. Press and then tap Settings ➔ .
4. Alter any of the following settings:
• Email notifications: Activates the email notification icon to
appear within the Notifications area of the status bar when a
new email (Gmail, etc..) is received.
• Select ringtone: Plays a selected ringtone when a new email
message is received.
• Vibrate: Activates a vibration when a new email message is
received.
• Sync Email: enables automatic email synching between your
device and the remote server.
• Sync schedule: allows you to control the email sync schedule
on both Peak and Off-Peak times.
• Size to retrieve emails: configures the incoming email size
allowed to pass through to your phone automatically without
user interaction. Emails with attachments larger than
configured will have to be retrieved manually.
• Signature: Lets you attach a customized signature to the
bottom of all outgoing emails.
– In a single motion touch and slide the Signature slider to the
right to turn it on.
– Tap the Signature field, change the current text, and tap OK to
save the new signature.
• Default account: Assign this account as the default email
account used for outgoing messages.
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5. Tap the More settings field to access additional options:
• Account name: displays your uniquely created account display
name.
• Your name: displays the name used in the From field of your
outgoing email messages.
• Always Cc/Bcc myself allows you to include your own email
address in either the CC, Bcc, or None fields. Lets you always
receive a copy of outgoing emails.
• Forward with attachments: Lets you include attachments
when forwarding an email.
• Recent messages: adjusts the number of on-screen
messages shown in the current category list at any one time.
• Show images: allows you to view embedded images located
within the body of the currently displayed email.
• Number of emails to load: allows you to select the number of
on-screen emails to keep loaded on the screen by default.
• Auto download attachments: allows the device to
automatically download email attachments when an active
Wi-Fi connection is detected. This process speeds up the
process of downloading an emails attachments for offline
review by not using a 3G or 4G network connection.
• Auto resend times: enables the device to resend an outgoing
email a specified number of times if delivery fails.
• Security options: allows you to enable several security options
such as: Encrypt all, Sign all, Create keys, Private keys, Public
keys, and Set default key. These security policies could restrict
some functions from corporate servers.
– Security policy list: lists the current email’s security policy.
These policies could restrict some functions from corporate
servers.
• Incoming settings: Lets you specify incoming email settings,
such as User name, Password, IMAP server, Security type,
Port, and IMAP path prefix.
• Outgoing settings: Lets you specify outgoing email settings,
such as SMTP server, Security type, Port, Require sign-in, User
name, or Password.
Note: Some the above options may not be displayed when
using some Internet account types.
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Microsoft Exchange Email (Outlook)
Your phone also provides access to your company’s Outlook
Exchange server. If your company uses either Microsoft
Exchange Server 2003 or 2007, you can use this email
application to wirelessly synchronize your email, Contacts,
and Calendar information directly with your company’s
Exchange server.
Setting Up a Microsoft Exchange Email account
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Email).
2. If you already have other email account setup:
• Open an existing email account, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Add account).
– or –
Enter your Email address and Password information.
• Email address: your Outlook work email address.
• Password: typically your network access password
(case-sensitive).
3. Tap Show password to display the password as you
enter it in the associated field.
4. Tap Send email from this account by default, to make
this your default email account for outbound emails.
Note: If selected, the Manual setup button changes to read
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. If activated, skip to
step 6.
5. Tap Next. Consult your Network or IT Administrator for
further details and support.
6. Tap Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (from the add new
email account screen).
Note: If prompted with an on-screen notification that the
connection that the “Setup could not finish”, tap
Edit details to continue with a manual update of
necessary information.
7. When prompted to provide additional detailed
information within the Exchange server settings
screen, enter an updated Domain, and confirm your
user name and Password information.
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Important! Remember to manually place the cursor in the
correct spot and enter a Domain name before the
“[Domain]\[user name]” entry. Most servers only
provide a username.
8. Update or re-enter your Exchange server information
within the appropriate field. This field can often be
populated with incorrect or out of date information
provided by your server.
• Exchange Server: your exchange server remote email
address. Typically starts with mail.XXX.com. Obtain this
information from your company network administrator.
Important! Do not accept the default entry as this is a guess
based on returned information.
• If your network requires SSL encryption, tap the Use secure
connection (SSL) field to place a check mark in the box and
activate this additional level. Most often, this option should be
enabled.
Important! If your Exchange server requires this feature,
leaving this field unchecked can prevent
connection.
9. Consult your IT Administrator if it is necessary to
enable the Use client certification option.
10. With the new server information entered, tap Next.
11. Read the on-screen Activation disclaimer and, when
prompted, tap OK. The device then verifies your
incoming server settings.
12. If prompted, read the Remote security administration
information and tap OK to accept the service and
continue.
13. Adjust the various on-screen configuration fields and
tap Next. It may take a few seconds for the next screen
to load.
• Enabling the Automatically download attachments when
connected to Wi-Fi option decreases the wait time to access
large email attachments.
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14. If prompted, read the Activate device administrator?
screen and tap Activate to complete the email setup
process.
Note: This process can take a few minutes. If the previous
setup screen re-appears, ignore it and do not alter any
fields during this process.
15. Identify your new work email account with a unique
name (Ex: Work), then tap Done.
Opening an Exchange Email
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Email).
2. Tap the account name field (upper-left) to open the
complete email account list page.
3. Select an exchange email account and tap an email
message.
Refreshing Exchange Email
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Email).
2. Select an email account.
• If you are already in an email account, tap the account name
field (upper-left) to open the complete email account list page.
• Select an available email account.
3. Tap (Refresh).
Composing Exchange Email
 For more information, refer to “Composing Email” on
page 147.
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Deleting an Exchange Email Message
 Touch and hold an email (from your inbox list) and
select Delete from the on-screen context menu.
– or –
With the email message displayed, tap (Delete).
Configuring Microsoft Exchange Email Settings
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings and then navigate to the Accounts area.
2. Tap the Microsoft Exchange account and Settings ➔
.
– or –
From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Email),
select an account, and press and then tap
Settings ➔ .
3. Alter any of the following settings:
• Email notifications: Activates the email notification icon to
appear within the Notifications area of the status bar when a
new email is received.
• Select ringtone: Plays a selected ringtone when a new email
message is received.
• Vibrate: Activates a vibration when a new email message is
received.
• Sync Email: enables automatic email synching between your
device and the remote server.
• Sync schedule: allows you to control the email sync schedule
on both Peak and Off-Peak times.
• Period to sync email to assign the sync range for your
incoming and outgoing email messages between your phone
and your external exchange server. How many days worth of
email messages should the phone and server synchronize.
Choose from: Automatic, All, 1 day, 3 days, 1 week,
2 weeks, or 1 month.
• Size to retrieve emails configures the incoming email size
allowed to pass through to your phone automatically without
user interaction. Emails with attachments larger than
configured will have to be retrieved manually.
• Signature: Lets you attach a customized signature to the
bottom of all outgoing emails.
– In a single motion touch and slide to the right to turn it on.
– Tap the Signature field, change the current text, and tap Done
to save the new signature.
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• Default account: Assign this account as the default email
account used for outgoing messages.
• Out of office settings allows you to both activate/deactivate
your email’s out of office settings, and configure both the start/
end dates and your outgoing message.
4. Tap the More settings field to access additional options:
• Account name displays the name used by the device to track
the account.
• Always Cc/Bcc myself allows you to include your own email
address in either the CC, Bcc, or None fields. Lets you always
receive a copy of outgoing emails.
• Forward with attachments: Lets you include attachments
when forwarding an email.
• Show images: allows you to view embedded images located
within the body of the currently displayed email.
• Auto download attachments: allows the device to
automatically download email attachments when an active
Wi-Fi connection is detected. This process speeds up the
process of downloading an emails attachments for offline
review by not using a 3G or 4G/LTE network connection.
• Auto resend times enables the phone to resend an outgoing
email a specified number of times if delivery fails.
The default is 3 auto resends.
• Folder sync settings allows you to configure the sync settings
for various folders such as Inbox, Drafts, Outbox, etc..
• Period to sync Calendar assigns a period for your phone to
sync calendar events. Choose from: 2 weeks, 1 month,
3 months, 6 months, or All calendar.
• Empty server trash: allows you to delete your email account’s
trash bin remotely.
• Sync Contacts synchronizes the contacts between your device
and the remote exchange server.
• Sync Calendar synchronizes your exchange calendar entries
between your device and the remote exchange server.
• Sync Task synchronizes your exchange tasks entries between
your device and the remote exchange server.
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• In case of sync conflict allows you to assign the master
source on emails. If there is a conflict with the current email
sync you can assign the server as the main source for all
emails (Server has priority) or assign the phone to be the main
source and update the server accordingly (Device has
priority).
• Security options: allows you to enable several security options
such as: Encryption, Encryption algorithm, Sign, Sign
algorithms, Email certificates, and Security policy list. These
security policies could restrict some functions from corporate
servers.
– Security policy list: lists the current email’s security policy.
These policies could restrict some functions from corporate
servers.
• Exchange server settings provides access to the
Domain\user name, Password, and Exchange server settings.
5. Press to return to the previous page.
Using Google Mail
Google Mail (Gmail) is Google’s web-based email. When you
first setup the phone, Gmail is configured. Depending on the
synchronization settings, Gmail is automatically synchronized
with your Gmail account.
Signing into Google Mail
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Gmail).
Note: You must sign in to your Gmail account in order to
access features such as Google Mail and Play Store.
2. Tap New if you do not have a Google account.
– or –
Tap Existing if you have a Google account.
The Inbox loads conversations and email.
Opening Gmail
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Gmail).
2. Tap an existing email message.
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Refreshing Gmail Mail
 From within the Gmail message list, tap (Refresh)
at the bottom of the screen to refresh the screen, send
and receive new emails, and synchronize your email
with the Gmail account.
Other Gmail Options
1. From the main Gmail screen, tap (Labels) at the
bottom of the screen to set up and manage Labels for
your Gmail messages.
2. From the main Gmail screen, tap (Search) at the
bottom of the screen to search through your Gmail
messages.
Composing a Gmail Message
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Gmail).
2. From the Gmail Inbox, tap (Compose) at the
bottom of the screen to create a new message.
3. Enter the recipients Email address in the To field.
Tip: Separate multiple recipient email addresses with a
comma.
4. Press and select Add Cc/Bcc to add a carbon or
blind copy.
5. Enter the subject of this message in the Subject field.
6. Tap the Compose email field and begin composing your
message.
7. Once complete tap (Send).
Viewing a Gmail Message
1. From the Gmail Inbox, tap a message to view the
following options located at the bottom of the screen:
• Archive : archives the selected Email.
• Delete : deletes the currently selected Email.
• Labels : assigns a label to the current Email.
• Mark as Unread : tags the current message as unread
and returns you to the Google Mail Inbox.
• Newer: swiping to the right displays newer Emails.
• Older: swiping to the left displays older Emails.
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2. Press to select one of the following additional
options:
• Mark important/Mark not important: assigns the current
email an important status.
• Mute: mutes the conversation.
• Report spam: reports the Email message as spam.
• Report phishing: reports the Email message as a phishing
email attempt.
• Settings: allows you to configure the General, or Notification
settings.
• Send feedback: sends feedback to Google.
• Help: launches the browser and displays Google Mobile Help
information.
Creating an Additional Gmail Account
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Gmail).
2. Press and then tap Settings ➔ ADD ACCOUNT and
follow the same steps as referenced in the previous
section. For more information, refer to “Signing into
Google Mail” on page 155.
Google Talk
Google Talk™ is a free Windows and web-based application
for instant messaging offered by Google. Conversation logs
are automatically saved to a Chats area in your Gmail
account. This allows you to search a chat log and store them
in your Gmail accounts.
Note: Before using this application, you must first have an
active Gmail account available and be currently logged
in.
1. From the Home screen, tap ➔ (Talk).
Note: If you are not already logged into Google, refer to the
instructions for signing in on page 155.
2. Begin using Google Talk.
Note: The Network confirms your login and processes. This
could take up to 5 minutes to complete.
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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.
Important! The Samsung account manages the access
information (username/password) to several
applications, such as Samsung Link, ChatON, and
Media Hub.
For more information, visit: https://web.samsungchaton.com.
Registering with the Service
1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung
account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(ChatON).
3. Tap Sign in to log into your Samsung account
– or –
Tap Skip to continue without logging in.
4. Read the on-screen notification about data charges
and tap OK.
5. Select a country code, enter your current phone
number to register with the service, and tap Done.
6. Select either the Terms and conditions or Privacy policy
and read the on-screen information. Tap Accept to
continue.
7. Choose to receive the verification code via either SMS
(text message) or Voice (answering machine call) to
your device.
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Note: If you opt to receive the verification code via SMS, this
information is sent directly to your device. Once
received, the Verification field is automatically filled in.
8. Enter your real name and tap (OK).
Adding Your First Chat On Buddy
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(ChatON).
2. Tap (Add buddy) and choose a search method.
• Phone number : to search by Country code and phone
number.
• Search by ID : to search by using a known samsung
account ID.
3. Select a country code if it differs from yours.
4. Enter the information and tap (Search). Once the
recipient is matched, their entry appears in the Results
area.
5. Tap (Add) and confirm your new buddy appears
in the Buddies tab.
Note: For more information, press (Settings) and tap
General ➔ Help.
Using ChatON for Chatting
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(ChatON).
2. Tap the Buddies tab and select a buddy to initiate your
chat.
3. Enter your message using the on-screen text entry
method.
4. Tap Send.
To reply to a ChatON message:
1. While the chat session is active, tap the Enter message
field and then type your reply message.
2. Compose your reply.
Your texts are colored Blue and your buddy’s messages
are white.
3. Tap Send to deliver your reply.
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Deleting a single message bubble
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(ChatON).
2. Launch a chat session to reveal the message string.
3. Touch and hold a message bubble, then select Delete.
Google +
Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a
lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream
to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast
messaging with everyone in your Circles, or use Instant
Upload to automatically upload videos and photos to your
own private album on Google+.
1. Sign on to your Google account. For more information,
refer to “Creating a New Google Account” on page 19.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Google+).
3. Select the account you want to use to sign in to
Google+.
– or –
Tap Add account to create another account.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to use Google+.
5. Visit www.google.com/mobile/+/ for more information.
Messenger
Messenger allows you to bring groups of friends together into
a simple group conversation. When you get a new
conversation in Messenger, Google+ sends an update to your
device.
1. Sign on to your Google account. For more information,
refer to “Creating a New Google Account” on page 19.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Messenger).
– or –
From the Google+ application, select Messenger.
3. Select the account you want to use to sign in to
Google+.
– or –
Tap Add account to create another account.
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4. When prompted, configure the Sync contacts
parameter (Sync contacts or Don’t sync) and tap
Continue.
5. When prompted, configure the Instant Upload
parameters as desired and tap DONE.
6. Follow any on-screen setup instructions.
7. At the Messenger screen, tap to start a new
message.
8. In the upper text field, enter a name, email address, or
circle.
9. In the bottom message field, enter a message then tap
(Send).
10. From the Messenger screen, tap Learn more for more
detailed information.
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Section 8: Multimedia
This section explains how to use the multimedia features of
your device, including the Camera/Camcorder, Music Player,
Samsung Link, and how to manage your photos, images and
sounds.
You can take photographs and shoot video by using the
built-in camera functionality. Your camera produces photos in
JPEG format.
Important! Do not take photos of people without their
permission.
Do not take photos in places where cameras are
not allowed.
Do not take photos in places where you may
interfere with another person’s privacy.
Note: An SD card is no longer needed to take pictures or shoot
video since there is already built-in storage.
Assigning the Default Storage
Location
Important! Too many users can overlook this storage location
until something goes wrong. It is recommended
that you verify this location or change it before
initiating the use of the camera or camcorder
features.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Camera).
2. Press and then tap Settings ➔ (Settings)
and scroll down to the Storage entry.
3. Tap this entry and select the desired default storage
location for newly taken pictures or videos. Choose
from: Device or Memory card.
Note: It is recommended that you set the option to Memory
card.
4. Press to return to the Home screen.
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Using the Camera
Taking Photos
Taking pictures with your device’s built-in camera is as
simple as choosing a subject, pointing the camera, then
pressing the camera key.
Note: When taking a photo in direct sunlight or in bright
conditions, shadows may appear on the photo.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Camera).
2. Using the device’s main display screen as a viewfinder,
adjust the image by aiming the camera at the subject.
Note: On your initial activation of the camera, firmware
configuration can take up to 1 minute. This is a one time
process.
3. Before you take a picture, use the Up and Down Volume
keys to zoom in or out. You can magnify the picture up
to x4 (400 percent).
– or –
Pinch the screen to zoom out or pinch outwards to
zoom in.
4. If desired, before taking the photo, you can tap
on-screen icons to access various camera options and
settings.
5. You can also tap the screen to move the focus to a
desired area of interest.
6. Tap (Camera) until the shutter sounds. (The picture
is automatically stored within your designated storage
location (page 162). If no microSD is installed, all
pictures are stored on the Phone.) For more
information, refer to “Camera Options” on page 164.
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Note: Touch and hold to take a burst shot. These are
saved using a Fine image quality.
Camera Options
Options are represented by icons across both sides of the
screen.
1. From the camera viewfinder, tap the Mode button
to change the mode to one of the following:
– Auto: Use this mode to automatically adjust the exposure, color,
and brightness settings. This mode allows single image shots or
burst shots.
– Beauty face: Use this to take photos with lightened faces for
gentler images.
– Best photo: Use this to take multiple photos in a short time,
and then choose the best photos among them. Press the
Shutter button to take multiple photos. When Gallery opens, tap
and hold thumbnails of photos to save, and then tap Done.
– Best face: Use this to take multiple group shots at the same
time and combine them to create the best possible image. Press
the Shutter button to take multiple photos. When Gallery opens,
tap the yellow frame on each face, and choose the best
individual face for the subject. After choosing a pose for each
individual, tap Done to merge the images into a single photo,
and tap Save.
Display FrontSelf-portrait
Effects
Record video
button
Camera mode
Quick Settings
Facing Camera Battery
Charge
Image viewer
Take
Picture
Mode (Change)
Viewfinder
Storage
MODE
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– Sound & shot: Use this mode to enrich pictures by adding
background sounds for a few seconds. The background sound
is recorded for up to 9 seconds after taking the photo.
– Drama: Use this to take a series of photos of a moving object
and then merge them together into one image.
– Animated photo: Use this to create a picture in which a few
selected static objects move by animating objects detected by
the device.
– Rich tone (HDR): Use this to take photos with richer colors and
contrasts by merging images taken at different exposure levels.
– Eraser: Saves the best of 5 taken pictures and removes any
passers by.
– Panorama: Use this to take wide panoramic photos. Press the
Shutter button to take a photo, and then move the camera in
any direction. When the blue frame aligns with the preview
screen, the camera automatically takes another shot in the
panoramic sequence. To stop shooting, press the Shutter button
again.
– Sports: Use this to take fast action photos.
– Night: Use this to take brighter, clearer pictures in low light
settings without the use of the flash.
2. From the top of the camera, the following shortcuts are
available for the camera:
Focus area: displays the area of the image used as the
main focus area. If the image is too close, the square
will turn red.
Self portrait: allows you to set the front camera so
you can take pictures of yourself.
Front Camera: allows you to activate both the front and
rear cameras.
Quick Settings: activates the Quick Settings menu
bar from where you can select several additional
settings.For more information, refer to “Quick
Settings” on page 166.
Image viewer: allows you to access the Image
viewer and the various viewing options for a
selected picture. The last picture you took, will be
displayed as a thumbnail in the Image viewer icon.
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Quick Settings
Tap at the top of the display to quickly change Camera
settings. Not all of the following options are available in both
still camera and video camera modes. The available options
vary by mode.
Effects/Downloads: provides access to pre-installed
and downloaded effects. Default effects include:
No effect, Vignette, Grey-scale, Sepia, Vintage, Faded
color, Turquoise, Tint, Cartoon, Moody, Rugged, Oil
pastel, and Fisheye.
Camcorder button: shoots a video when pressed.
Camera button: takes a photo when pressed in
Camera mode.
Mode button: allows you to select from different
camera modes.
Storage location/Connection Status: indicates the
device is connected to an adapter and the current
storage location for images (Phone or Memory card)
on the device.
MODE
Camera settings: configure Camera settings.
Flash: activate or deactivate the flash.
Night detection: use this activate/deactivate night
detection.
Voice control: activate or deactivate the voice control
to take photos.
Recording mode: select a resolution for videos.
Choose from: Normal, Limit for MMS, Slow motion, or
Fast motion.
Share functions: activate or deactivate the sharing
options. Choose from Off, Share Shot, Buddy photo
share, ChatON phot share, or Remote viewfinder.
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Camera and Camcorder Settings
This section describes the different settings that you can
configure on your camera. Not all of the following options are
available in both still camera and video camera modes. The
available options vary by mode.
1. From the viewfinder, tap (Quick Settings) ➔
(Camera Settings).
2. The follow settings are located under the Camera,
Camcorder, and General tabs. The settings that are
displayed will depend on what camera mode you are
in.
Camera:
• Photo size: Select a resolution for photos. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution photos take up
more memory.
• Burst shot: allows several photographs to be captured in quick
succession by touching and holding the Camera button.
• Face detection: allows you to adjust the camera focus based
on face detection technology.
• Metering: allows you to set how the camera measures or
meters the light source: Center-weighted, Matrix, or Spot.
• ISO: determines how sensitive the light meter is on your digital
camera. Choose from Auto, 100, 200, 400, or 800. Use a
lower ISO number to make your camera less sensitive to light, a
higher ISO number to take photos with less light, or Auto to let
the camera automatically adjust the ISO for each of your shots.
• Anti-Shake: compensates for camera movement.
Share shot - Shooting mode: lists the current
shooting modes available from with the Share
Shot mode. Choose from Easy connect, Wi-Fi
Direct, or Cancel.
Quick Settings: hide Quick settings.
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• Auto night detection: activates or deactivates the night
detection feature.
• Save as: allows you to assign rich tone usage to an image.
Camcorder:
• Video size: Select a resolution for videos. Use higher resolution
for higher quality. Higher resolution videos take up more
memory.
• Video stabilization: Activate or deactivate Optical Image
Stabilization.
Settings:
• GPS tag: attach a GPS location tag to the photo. To improve
GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may
be obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas,
or in poor weather conditions. Your location may appear on
your photos when you upload them to the Internet.
To avoid this, deactivate the GPS tag setting.
• Review: set this option if you want to view each picture after
you take it. Select a time value.
• Volume key: assigns a function to the volume key. Choose
from The zoom key, The camera key, or The record key.
• Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots. You can set the timer to
Off, 2 sec, 5 sec, or 10 sec.
• White balance: Select an appropriate white balance, so
images have a true-to-life color range. The settings are
designed for specific lighting situations. These settings are
similar to the heat range for white-balance exposure in
professional cameras.
• Exposure value: allows you to adjust the brightness level by
moving the slider.
• Guidelines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition
when selecting subjects.
• Flash: activate or deactivate the flash.
• Voice control: activates/deactivates voice control feature that
allows you to verbally take a photo.
• Contextual filename: allows you to have your location added
as part of the filename. You must first activate GPS tag
described above.
• Save as flipped: when set to On, this option allows you to take
and save a mirror-image video when using self-recording
mode.
• Storage: Select the memory location for storage.
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• Shutter sound: Turn the shutter sound on or off.
• Reset: Reset the camera settings.
Pictures and Videos Image Viewer Options
After you take a photo or record a video, you can access
various options.
Photo viewing options
1. Tap a thumbnail to view the picture.
Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in
addition to the picture, tap anywhere on the screen to
display them.
2. The following options are available at the top of the
screen:
• Share via : allows you to share the picture via ChatoON,
Group Play, Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Flipboard, Gmail,
Google+, Messaging, Picasa, S Memo, and Wi-Fi Direct.
• Edit : allows you to edit the current image. Launches the
Photo Editor application. For more information, refer to
“Editing a Photo” on page 179.
• Delete : allows you to delete the current picture.
3. Press for additional options such as:
– Favorite: allows you to assign the current image as a favorite.
– Slideshow: allows you to see your photos in a slideshow.
– Photo frame: takes the current image and creates a
surrounding photo frame that can be edited with edited text or
drawn object, then saved.
– Photo note: allows you to write notes on your current image
and then save it.
– Copy to clipboard allows you to copy one or more pictures to a
different folder.
– Print: allows you to print the current image on a compatible
Samsung printer.
– Rename: allows you to rename the current file.
– Set as: allows you to assign the current image as a Contact
photo, Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock screens.
– Buddy photo share: allows you to share the current image
with active ChatON buddies.
– Rotate left: allows you to rotate the view of the current image in
a counterclockwise direction.
– Rotate right: allows you to rotate the view of the current image
in a clockwise direction.
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– Crop: provides an on-screen box that allows you to crop the
current picture. Tap Done to update the image with the new
dimensions or tap Cancel to ignore any changes.
– Detect text: launches the Photo Reader application that can
then detect text within the new photo.
– Scan for nearby devices: scans for nearby DLNA-compliant
devices that can receive or display the current image.
– Details: files details such as Title, Time, Width, Height,
Orientation, File Size, and Path.
– Settings: provides access to the Gallery options menu. Choose
from SNS data management, Cloud sync, and Tags.
Video viewing options
Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in
addition to the picture, tap anywhere on the screen to
display them.
1. Tap a video to select it.
2. Tap to play the video.
• Share via : allows you to share the video via ChatON,
Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Google+, Messaging,
Picassa, Wi-Fi Direct, or YouTube.
• Trim : activates the Trim feature so that you can edit the
length of the current video.
• Delete : allows you to delete the current video.
Choose either OK or Cancel.
3. Press for additional options.
Using the Camcorder
In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a
camcorder that also allows you to record, view, and send
high definition videos.
Shooting Video
Tip: When shooting video in direct sunlight or in bright
conditions, it is recommended that you provide your
subject with sufficient light by having the light source
behind you.
Note: The camera may not be able to properly record videos to
a memory card with a slow transfer speed.
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1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Camera) to activate the camera mode.
2. Using the camera’s main display screen as a
viewfinder, adjust the image by aiming the camcorder
at the subject.
3. Before you take a video, use the Volume control
buttons to zoom in or out. You can magnify the video up
to x4 (400 percent).
Note: Use either the Up and Down volume keys or spread/
pinch the screen to zoom in or out. For more
information, refer to “Navigating Through the Screens”
on page 53.
4. Tap the Video key ( ) to begin shooting video. The
red light will blink while recording.
5. Tap anywhere on the screen to re-focus the camera on
that object. The camcorder auto-focuses on the new
target area.
6. To capture an image from the video while recording,
tap . This feature is not available while the
anti-shake feature is activated.
7. Tap the Stop key ( ) to stop the recording and save
the video file to your Camera folder.
– or –
Tap the Pause key ( ) to pause the recording.
8. Once the file has been saved, tap the image viewer,
then tap (Play) to playback your video for review.
9. Press to return to the viewer.
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Accessing Videos
When you shoot a video, the file is saved in the Camera
folder. You can view your videos immediately or view them
anytime in the Camera folder.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Select a folder location and tap a video icon to begin
video playback.
3. Tap (Play) to begin video playback.
– or –
Touch and hold the video icon from the main Gallery to
select the video (indicated by a colored border) and
display the following video menu context options:
• Share via : allows you to share the video via ChatON,
Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Google+, Messaging,
Picassa, Wi-Fi Direct, or YouTube.
• Delete : allows you to delete the current video.
Choose either OK or Cancel.
– or –
Touch and hold a listed video file to place a checkmark
alongside and then press for additional options:
– Slideshow: allows you to see your files in a slideshow or
access the slideshow settings.
– Copy: allows you to create a duplicate of the currently selected
file.
– Move: allows you to move a selected file to a new location.
– Rename: allows you to rename the filename of the currently
selected video.
– Details: displays video file information.
– or –
With the video displayed on-screen (but not playing),
press for additional options:
– Favorite: tags the current video as a favorite file.
– Rename: allows you to rename the filename of the currently
selected video.
– Details: displays video file information.
– Settings: provide access to the Galley settings page. From this
page you can configure the SNS data management and Tag
options.
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Sharing Pictures
Pictures are the best way of remembering the moment, but
an even better treat is to share them with others.
Two new features allow you to either instantly share a series
of pictures as they are taken or quickly share a picture
without using email or messaging.
• Share Shot is a great way to instantly share a series of pictures
among a group of users. The best example for this feature is
having multiple users instantly sharing each others pictures at a
company or family gathering. As each person takes a separate
picture with their own device, they are all pooled together and
instantly appear in each user’s Gallery.
No more “Email your pictures to me later”. Each person walks out
of the event with all the pictures taken by everyone.
This method of image transfer requires that both devices have
Wi-Fi Direct active and be paired prior to use.
Note: You can only share a shot with other external users who
also have their Wi-Fi Direct feature active.
• S Beam Transfer uses the NFC (near Field Communication)
feature found on your device to transmit large files directly to
another compatible device by direct touch.
This method of image transfer requires NFC and S Beam to be
enabled prior to use.
For more information, refer to “Using S Beam to Share
Pictures” on page 175.
Enabling Share Shot
Share shot is a Wi-Fi Direct group sharing feature where
multiple users can Wi-Fi connect their devices and then all
share each others pictures in real-time. This is really useful
in group events (ex: family gathering or company party)
where you don’t want to have to email everyone later and
make sure you all can share your pics at a later date.
For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi Direct Setup and
Settings” on page 286.
The general process is:
• Enable Wi-Fi Direct communication
• Pair your device with other users
• Enable Share shot
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To enable Wi-Fi Direct:
Important! The target device must already be connected to the
same Wi-Fi and have its Wi-Fi Direct feature active
and scanning before you can your pairing.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab).
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the
right to turn it on. The slider color indicates the
activation status.
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct.
4. Tap Scan and select the single device name to begin
the connection process to another Wi-Fi Direct
compatible device.
– or –
Tap Multi-connect ➔ Scan and select all the device
names to begin the connection process to these Wi-Fi
Direct compatible devices.
Note: The target device must also have Wi-Fi Direct service
active and running before it can be detected by your
device.
5. Tap Done. The direct connection is then established.
Confirm appears in the Status bar.
6. When prompted to complete the connection, the
recipient should tap OK. Your status field now reads
“Connected” and your connected device is listed within
the Wi-Fi Direct devices listing.
7. Each partner (including yourself) must then tap Accept
to consent to the new Wi-Fi Direct pairing.
To enable Share shot on Camera:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Camera) ➔
(Quick Settings) ➔ (Share) ➔ (Share shot).
2. If you are prompted to activate your Wi-Fi Direct
connection, tap OK and follow the activation
procedures for Wi-Fi Direct.
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To configure your Share Shot options:
1. Confirm the Share Shot viewfinder is active (
appears at the top of the screen).
2. Tap (Devices for sharing with) to display list of
current share shot participants.
• Stop sharing images with select participants by tapping their
entry and removing the green check mark.
3. Tap (Shooting modes) to regain access to the
Share menu.
4. Tap ➔ Off to disable share shot while
maintaining a Wi-Fi Direct connection.
To take share shot images:
1. Tap (Camera) until the shutter sounds.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery) to locate your newly shot images located in
their default storage location.
• External users will be able to locate their images in either a
downloaded or RECV (received) folder.
3. Confirm (Share shot images delivered/received)
appears in the Notifications area of the screen.
Using S Beam to Share Pictures
This feature (when activated via NFC) allows you to beam
large files directly to another compatible device that is in
direct contact. These files can be larger, such as Videos, HD
pictures, and other large files.You can beam images and
videos from your gallery, music files from your music player,
and more.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab).
2. If not already active, in a single motion touch and slide
the NFC slider to the right to turn it on.
3. Tap S Beam and make sure the feature is turned on.
4. If not already active, in a single motion touch and slide
the S Beam slider to the right to turn it on.
5. On the source device (containing the desired image or
video), tap (Apps) ➔ (Gallery).
6. Locate and tap the selected image to open it in the
preview window.
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Important! Neither device must be in Lock mode or displaying
the Lock screen. They must both be active and
unlocked. It is recommended that the target device
be on the Home screen.
7. Place the two active NFC-enabled devices back to back
to begin.
Note: If the Touch to beam screen does not appear on the
source device:
- Pull them apart
- Verify the image is visible in the preview window on
the source device (providing the file)
- Place them together again
8. From the Touch to beam screen, tap the reduced image
preview to begin the transfer. After a few seconds
(depending on file size) the recipient with then see the
transferred file displayed on their screen.
To share multiple pictures via S Beam:
1. On the source device (containing the desired image or
video), tap (Apps) ➔ (Gallery).
2. Locate the selected folder.
3. Touch and hold the first image and place a check mark
on it and all desired images.
4. Place the two active NFC-enabled devices back to back
to begin.
5. From the Touch to beam screen, tap the reduced image
preview to begin the transfer.
6. When prompted, separate the two devices.
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Camera Gallery Options
The Gallery is where you can access the Gallery of stored
camera images.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Select a folder location (ex: Camera) and tap an image
to open it.
– or –
Touch and hold an image to place a box around the file
and select multiple files.
– or –
Tap the upper-right camera to begin taking pictures
that are placed in this folder.
– or –
3. Tap the on-screen image to use additional image menu
options. For more information, refer to “Pictures and
Videos Image Viewer Options” on page 169.
Sharing a Gallery Image to a Target Device
Important! Make sure all communicating devices are
connected to the same Wi-Fi.
1. Launch Samsung Link on the target device (such as an
Internet TV, Samsung Tablet, etc..).
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before
you can use this feature.
3. Open a selected image.
4. Tap (Stream to connected devices) and select an
available target device to begin streaming.
5. On a target device (ex: Internet TV) select the
on-screen Allow button to continue.
Note: At this stage your device is requesting access to share
media with the external source.
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6. Confirm (AllShare Controller enabled) appears in
the Notification area at the top of the device to indicate
you are using your device as the media source.
Taking a Screen Shot
Also known as a screen capture, this feature allows you to
mimic the print screen function on most computers.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Motions and
gestures.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Palm motion
slider to the right to turn it on.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap OK.
Note: At least one feature must be activated before Palm
motion can be activated.
4. In a single motion, slide a feature’s activation slider to
the on position.
5. With the current screen showing the desired image, in
a single motion, place the side of your palm along the
one side of the device and then slowly swipe it in the
opposite direction over the screen.
Assigning an Image as a Contact Photo
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Select a folder location and tap a file to open it.
3. With the image displayed, press and then tap
Set as ➔ Contact photo.
4. Tap a contact to make a selection.
5. Use the on-screen crop the image by dragging it
around or out from its corners.
6. Tap Done to store the new image.
My device
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Assigning an Image as a Wallpaper
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Select a folder location and tap a file to open it.
3. With the image displayed, press and then tap
Set as.
4. Select one of the these options:
• Home screen assigns the current image to the home screen
background. This image is spread across all available screens.
• Lock screen assigns the selected image to the background for
the lock screen.
• Home and lock screens assigns the current image to both the
Home screen and Lock screens.
5. Touch and drag the crop box anywhere on the picture.
Touch and drag the sides of the crop box to zoom in or
out to create a cropped area.
6. Tap Done to assign the wallpaper image.
– or –
Tap Cancel to stop without updating the wallpaper
image.
Editing a Photo
You can edit your photos using the built-in Photo editor
application on your device. The photo editor application
provides basic editing functions for pictures that you take on
your phone. Along with basic image tuning like brightness,
contrast, and color it also provides a wide variety of effects
used for editing the picture.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Select a folder location and tap a file to open it.
3. With the image displayed, press and then tap
Edit.
• Edit: allows you to edit the current image. Launches the Photo
Editor application.
Note: To select the picture area, touch and hold the current
picture.
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4. Select an image area by touching and holding the
image and then selecting an available option:
• Selection mode: provides several on-screen selection options
such as: Select area, Inverse selection, Selection size, and
Selection mode (Select area, Inverse selection, Selection size,
and Selection mode).
• Select all: select the entire area of the current image.
• Clipboard: copies the currently selected are to your device’s
clipboard.
5. Use the following editor controls to edit your picture:
6. Press to access the following options:
Previous: move to previous photo project.
Next: move to next photo project.
Cancel/Delete: exits the current photo editing
session.
Save: stores the curerntly edited photo.
Rotate: allows you to rotate a photo in all 4
directions. You can also mirror image a photo.
Crop: allows you to crop (cut-out) an area of a
photo.
Color: allows you to Auto adjust color, Brightness,
Contrast, Saturation, Adjust RGB, Temperature,
Exposure, and Hue of a photo.
Effects: allows you to add various effects to your
photo.
Portrait: allows you to apply various face
correction effects such as: Red-eye fix, Airbrush
face, Face brightness, Out-of-focus, Beauty face,
Funny face, or Spot healing.
Sticker: allows you to place various pre-created
on-screen stickers atop your current image.
Drawing: allows you to add draw directly on your
current picture by using either a brush/pen or
eraser.
Frame: places a pre-created border style atop
your current image.
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• Save as: allows you to rename your current image and save it
to your gallery.
• Select image: allows you to select a new image for editing.
• Take picture: allows you to activate the camera and take a
new image for editing.
• Share via: allows you to share your saved photo via Bluetooth,
ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+,
Group Play, Messaging, Picasa, S Memo, or Wi-Fi Direct.
• Set as: assigns the currently saved image as either a: Contact
photo, Home and lock screens, Home screen, or Lock screen.
The Gallery
The Gallery is where you view photos and play back videos.
For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a
slideshow, set photos as wallpaper or caller image, and
share as a picture message.
Note: If the phone displays a memory full message when
accessing the Gallery, access Files and remove some of
the media files from the folders, and then open the
Gallery.
Opening the Gallery
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery). For more information, refer to “Camera
Gallery Options” on page 177.
Note: If you stored your files in folders (directories) on the
storage card, Gallery displays these folders as separate
albums. The top left album contains all the pictures in
the storage card.
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Viewing a Video within the Gallery
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Locate your folder and video.
3. Tap (Play) to playback your video.
For more information on using the Picture-in-Picture feature
for video playback, see “Using Picture-In-Picture” on
page 183.
Using Video
The Video application plays video files stored on the SD card.
This device is able to playback DivX videos.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Video). A list of available videos displays in the
Video list.
2. Tap a video file to begin viewing.
Sharing Videos
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Video). After a few seconds, each
on-screen video begins to cycle through a preview of
the first five seconds of the clip.
2. Press and then tap Share via.
3. Select either individual videos or tap Select all.
4. Click Done to complete the process or Cancel to quit.
5. Select a sharing option. Choose from: Bluetooth,
ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Google+, Messaging,
Picassa, Wi-Fi Direct, or YouTube.
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Using Picture-In-Picture
This feature can be used during playback of supported video
types via either the Gallery, Play Videos, or Video player.
Note: Some applications might not allow this video to remain
active in the foreground (ex: Camera/Camcorder
screen).
This feature allows you to continue to view your video as a
background operation while you multi-task and do other
things, such as surf the Internet, access your Contacts list,
look for a picture, etc..
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps).
2. Tap the desired video playback application.
3. Tap the desired video to begin playback.
Note: The Picture-In-Picture feature only works when using
the Video player application. Other video players (ex:
YouTube), do not support this feature.
4. As playback is initiated, locate and tap
(Picture-in-Picture) from the bottom-right of the
playback screen. Your current video is then sent to
foreground of any new page and most application
screens.
5. The video disappears from the screen once it ends.
DivX Overview
This device is able to playback DivX videos. DivX Certified®
to play DivX® video up to HD 720p, including premium
content. If you try to play DivX VOD content not authorized for
your device, the message “Authorization Error” will be
displayed and your content will not play. Learn more at
www.divx.com/vod.
Your device must first be registered to playback protected or
purchased DivX content. DRM-free or unprotected content
does not required DivX VOD registration.
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Locating Your VOD Registration Number
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ About device ➔
Legal information ➔ License settings ➔ DivX® VOD >
Register.
2. Write down your Registration code.
3. Tap OK.
Register Your DivX Device for VOD Playback of
Purchased Movies
To play purchased DivX movies on your device, you will first
need to complete a one-time registration using both your
device and your computer.
1. Write down the DivX registration code that appears
on-screen. Copy this 8 or 10-digit number down.
2. Verify you have the latest DivX software running on
your computer. Download the free player (for your
computer) from www.divx.com.
3. Open the DivX Player on your computer and from
within the VOD menu, select Register a DivX Certified
Device..
4. You are prompted to log in or create a DivX account if
your account information has not already been saved in
DivX Player.
5. Follow the instructions in DivX Player to enter the
registration code from step 2 and create a device
nickname (ex: “Pat or Pat’s Device”).
6. Select a location on your computer to download the
DivX registration video with the same title as your
device nickname (ex: Pat.divx).
7. Follow the on-screen instructions to download the file
and initiate the transfer process. You will need to place
this video file onto your device and play it back.
8. Connect your device to the computer via USB and
transfer this video. For more information, refer to
“Communicating with the SD card” on page 72.
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9. From the Registration screen (Transfer), click Transfer
Video now and select the location of the microSD card
or USB (the device) as the target destination for the
registration video (created in step 6) and click Start.
– or –
Locate the created file, copy and paste it into the new
drive letter corresponding to your device’s storage
location.
10. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(My Files).
11. Locate your registration DivX video file and tap the file
to play it. Once you play the registration file on your
device, your registration is complete.
12. Return to the DivX VOD Manager screen (from within
your computer’s DivX Player) and confirm both your
computer and your new device appears in the list of
registered DivX devices.
Important! There is no special registration or configuration
necessary to playback DRM-free DivX movies.
Registration of your device is only required for
playback of protected DivX material.
Samsung Hub
Samsung Hub makes it easy to find, sample, and purchase
movies, TV shows, books, games, and music, in one userfriendly location. With hundreds of titles available,
entertaining your family on-the-go has never been easier.
You can rent or purchase your favorite content and watch
from any location. Samsung Hub is your gateway to mobile
entertainment.
You must have an active Samsung Account to purchase and
rent content via Samsung Hub.
Note: Samsung Hub usage is based on service availability.
Important! You must be using an active Wi-Fi/4G/LTE
connection to preview and download a media file.
The internal memory acts as a storage location for
your downloaded rental or purchase.
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Important! The Samsung account manages the access
information (username/password) to several
applications, such as Samsung Link, Chat On, and
Samsung Hub.
Creating a New Samsung Hub Account
Before you can rent or buy media, you must first create an
account. Enter the required information.
1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung
account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Hub).
3. When prompted to connect via mobile networks, select
either Cancel or Connect.
4. If notified your Samsung account is not yet active or
verified, tap OK. You must be signed in to your
Samsung account to use the application’s various
features.
Tip: In some cases it might be necessary to sign in to your
Samsung account via the application.
Press and then select Sign in.
Note: Your Samsung Hub account is managed by the Samsung
account application. This application manages your user
profile information.
Using Samsung Hub
The main Samsung Hub screen provides an overview of all
the available categories on one page such as: Music, Video,
Books, and Games. The overview page also displays recently
added media that you can rent or purchase.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Hub).
• The OVERVIEW screen (landing page) displays an main access
for all available categories and recently available content for
purchase or rental.
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2. Scroll across the screen to select from the following
available pages:
• MUSIC: displays featured Music content available for purchase/
stream from the Music store & Radio. This page also allows you
to search for new content, or navigate directly to the Music
store page by clicking on the "Music” link at the top of the
page.
• VIDEO: displays featured film and TV content available for
purchase/rent from the video store. This page also allows you
to search for new content, or navigate directly to the Movie &
TV store page by clicking the "Video" link a the top of the page.
• BOOKS: displays featured Book content available for purchase
from the Book store. This page also allows you to search for
new content, or navigate directly to the Book store page by
clicking the "Books" link a the top of the page.
• GAMES: displays featured Game content available from the
Game store. This page also allows you to search for new
content, or navigate directly to the Game store page by clicking
the "Games" link a the top of the page.
3. To purchase or view featured content in more detail,
tap on any content (Thumbnail or text) to navigate to
the product detail page.
4. Depending on the content, you can either purchase,
rent, or stream the content directly from the product
detail page.
5. Choose a payment method, then follow the on-screen
instructions.
Samsung Hub Notices
• Any media item (Media Content) may be rented or purchased after
you create an account in Samsung Hub.
• Media Content that is purchased and downloaded may be viewed
concurrently on up to five (5) devices with Samsung Hub (or “the
service”) that are also registered to the same account.
• You may remove a device from your account no more than once
every 90 days.
• You may remove Media Content from a device as many times as
you’d like. You will have the ability to re-download the Media
Content later subject to content re-download availability and
content provider permissions.
• You may need network coverage to access Media Content you
have acquired through the Service.
• You can use 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi connectivity to download Media
Content.
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• Unlike purchased Media Content, rented Media Content will be
viewable on only 1 device in your account at a time.
• Media Content is downloaded and saved to your authorized
device's SD card. No SD Card included out of box.
• Your Media Content may pause/stop or not download in networks
where there is a weak signal.
• You may begin watching downloaded Media Content as soon as a)
license acquisition has occurred and b) sufficient amount of the
Media Content has been buffered.
• You must finish watching Media Content within the time limit set
out for each piece of content (which may be as short as 24
consecutive hours).
• Stopping, pausing or restarting rented Media Content does not
extend the available viewing time.
• In no event will rented Media Content be available for a period
of more than thirty (30) days (or shorter on a title-by-title basis)
after the Media Content has been rented (e.g., if you begin
viewing rented Media Content on the 29th day after the rental
transaction, but do not finish viewing the entire title, that rented
Media Content may not be available for the entire twenty-four
(24) consecutive hour period if such period would extend the
viewable time beyond the thirty (30) day rental window).
• Unless otherwise restricted by the Content Providers, you can
download Media Content to your TV using HDMI connections;
otherwise, you cannot play Media Content downloaded from your
mobile device output.
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Using WatchON
Important! Before initiating use, verify you have an active
Internet connection available (either mobile
network or Wi-Fi connection).
Note: Before beginning your initial WatchON application setup,
confirm your TV is turned off.
For more information, refer to www.samsungwatchon.com.
Initial Configuration
1. Sign into your Samsung account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(WatchON).
Note: If you are not connected to an active Wi-Fi, you may be
prompted to continue the set up process via a mobile
network. Click Connect to proceed.
3. Select your desired country for your TV Guide’s source
listing and tap Next.
4. Enter your current zip code and tap Done. This zip code
must correspond to the location of your desired TV and
set top box.
5. From the Find your TV service screen, select a service
provider from the available channel listing.
6. From the Choose your TV Brand screen, tap your TV’s
manufacturer name.
• If you have a brand of TV not listed or you are using a projector,
select from one of the following two options. Choose from
either Other TV Brands or I Have a Projector.
7. Aim your device at the TV and tap (Power) to
confirm the set up process completed successfully and
the correct TV IR codes were selected.
Note: The process of the initial TV activation can take up to 10
seconds. Please do not press the button again.
8. If the TV turned on, tap Yes.
– or –
If the TV did not turn on after tapping (Power)
and waiting 10 seconds, tap No or Retry.
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9. From the Choose Your TV Tuner screen, select the entry
that corresponds to your current channel control
method:
• Cable/Satellite/STB/PVR/DVR: selected when changing
channels is done via a receiver box. Channels are not changed
via the TV remote but rather through the receiver/box.
• My xxx TV: selected when a signal is fed directly into the TV
and no box is used. Channels are changed directly on the TV by
using the TV remote and not a box’s remote.
Note: Try matching your current channel selection method.
10. Select the Satellite Box Brand from the available list.
For example, DirectTV®.
• If your brand does not appear in the list, tap Other Satellite
Box Brands and follow the on-screen instructions.
Important! You must configure your set top box for IR
communication with your device. If you do not
select More Info.. below and follow the on-screen
instructions you may not be able to properly use
the application.
11. When prompted to Enable IR, tap More Info.. to learn
how to configure your set top box to receive and
respond to IR controls.
12. Only after completing the IR setup process and
programming your box, press (Back).
Note: This IR programming of your set top box is a one-time
process and once successful should not need to be
repeated.
13. If prompted to personalize your experience, follow the
on-screen instructions.
Using WatchON
To change channels:
1. Sign into your Samsung account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(WatchON).
3. From the top of the main screen, tap (Remote
Control). This launches an on-screen set of remote
control tabs. Choose from one of the following:
• Easy remote: provides the most common used control
features. Scroll down to view additional functions.
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• [Set top box]: displays customized control specific to your
configured set top box. Ex: satellite dish remote control
functions.
• TV: provides access to control functions specific to your TV.
4. From the top of the main screen tap
(Select Room) to choose from different receivers/boxes
in different rooms. Ex: Living Room box, Bedroom box,
etc..
5. Press (Back) to return to the main menu.
Locating your favorite programming:
1. Sign into your Samsung account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(WatchON).
3. From the main screen Tap (Combined View) to
reveal available media categories.
4. Select an available category.
– or –
Tap Guide to display on your TV an on-screen listing of
available set top box shows.
For additional information on the WatchON application,
press and then select Help.
WatchOn Settings
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(WatchON).
2. Press and then select an available on-screen
option:
• Change Room: allows you to select a previously configured
room.
• Settings: provides access to the Samsung WatchOn settings
menu.
• Help: displays on-screen help information.
• About: displays on-screen information about the application.
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Personalize WatchON
You can personalize your application to do things such as
show content only from your selected media categories, or
add an additional room’s set top box.
To configure your Just for you settings:
The Just for you option displays available content matching
your activated media categories. These categories can be
configured during your initial set up or at any later time.
1. Sign into your Samsung account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(WatchON).
3. From the main screen Tap (Combined View) ➔
Just for you.
4. From the On TV tab, press and then select
Settings.
5. Access parameters such as Basic info, Genres and
Sports to then configure and enable those parameters
you would like to show in the Just for you tab.
To add a new room:
Your device can be used to control boxes/receivers from
several rooms. You could go from controlling your set top box
in your living room and then move into your bedroom to do
the same.
1. Sign into your Samsung account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(WatchON).
3. From the On TV tab, press and then select
Settings ➔ Add room.
4. Name the new room and tap Next.
5. Enter your current zip code and tap Done. This zip code
must correspond to the location of your desired TV and
set top box.
6. Follow steps 4-10 from page 189 to complete the
process.
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Play Movies & TV
This application allows you to connect to the Play Store,
download a movie and then watch it instantly.
Choose from thousands of movies, including new releases and
HD titles in the Play Store and stream them instantly on your
Android device.
Movies, previously rented via the Play Store are automatically
added to your My Movies library across your devices.
Learn more about Google Play Movies at:
http://play.google.com/about/movies.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Movies & TV).
2. Log on to your Google account if you have not already
done so. A list of videos sorted on the SD card displays
in the Video list.
3. Following the on-screen instructions for renting and
viewing movies.
4. Tap the MOVIES tab to view movies you have rented.
5. Tap the TV SHOWS tab to view shows you have rented.
6. Tap the PERSONAL VIDEOS tab to view movies you have
on your device or memory card.
For more information on using the Picture-in-Picture feature
for video playback, see “Using Picture-In-Picture” on
page 183.
Play Music
Also known as Google Music, allows you to browse, shop,
and playback songs purchased from the Play Store. The
music you choose is automatically stored in your Google
Music library and instantly ready to play or download.
 Access the new music tab from within your Play Store
application.
The Music application contains a music player that plays
music and other audio files that you copy from your computer.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
The Music app searches both your online library and
your device’s internal storage for music and playlists;
this can take from a few seconds to several minutes,
depending on the amount of new music added since
you last opened the application. It then displays a
carousel view of your new and recent music, organized
by album.
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2. If prompted, follow the on-screen instructions to link
your current account to Google Play Music.
3. Tap an on-screen account to add it or select Add
account to use a new account.
4. At the free songs screen, select either Get free songs or
Skip.
• Get free songs are downloaded via either the Internet or Play
Store.
• Follow the on-screen download and installation instructions.
5. Swipe left or right to browse through your new and
available music. Music, albums, and artists are
grouped into categories.
6. Tap an on-screen album to open it and begin playback.
7. Return to the Library screen from most other screens
in the Music application by tapping the Music
application icon (Music notification icon) at the
top-left of the Application bar.
Changing Library View
You can change the way you view the contents of your
library.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. While in a selection or screen, tap (near the
top-left of the Application bar) and then scroll left or
right to access the various tabs.
3. Available tabs include: PLAYLISTS, RECENT, ARTISTS,
ALBUMS, SONGS, or GENRES.
Note: The contents of your library display in a scrolling grid or
list view, depending on the view.
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Searching for Music in Your Library
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Tap (Search) to search through your available
songs.
3. Type the name of an artist, album, song, or playlist.
Matching songs are displayed in a list below the search
box.
4. Tap a matching song to play it, tap a matching album,
artist or playlist to view a list of its’ songs.
Changing Music Settings
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Press and then make a selection.
• Shuffle all: Play all songs in a random order.
• Choose on device music: In addition to playing the music that
you add to your online library, you can play music stored on
your device’s internal storage. Then you can listen to music
when you have no Internet connection. To do this, make some
of your online music available offline. For more information,
refer to “Making Online Music Available Offline” on
page 199.
• Settings: Provides access to the Play Music settings.
• Help: Displays application help information.
Listening to Music
You can listen to music by using your device’s built-in
speakers, through a wired headset, or through a wireless
Bluetooth stereo headset.
Press the volume keys on the side of the device to activate
on-screen volume control, then touch and drag on the scale
to set volume.
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Playing Music
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Tap a song in your library to listen to it.
– or –
While viewing a list of songs, tap (Options) next to
a song and tap Play.
– or –
While viewing a list of albums, artists, playlists, or
genres, tap (Options) adjacent to the label and tap
Play.
The Now playing screen opens and the song you
touched or the first song in the album or playlist starts
to play. The tracks in the current list play in order until
you reach the end of the list (unless you choose a
repeat option). Otherwise, playback stops only if you
stop it, even when you switch applications.
Note: If you navigate away from the Now playing screen in the
Music application, the Now Playing bar appears at the
bottom of the screen.
Displaying the Now Playing Screen
If you navigate away from the Now playing screen, to return
to the Now playing screen from other Music screens:
 Tap the name of the current song in the Now Playing
bar.
– or –
In a single motion, touch and drag (Music
notification icon) down from the Status bar and tap the
song title from the Notifications area. You can also
pause and resume playback and skip to the next song
in the panel. For more information, refer to
“Notification Bar” on page 38.
Tab Options
There are various options available from the various tabs:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Select one of the following tabs and tap to access
an available option.
• PLAYLISTS: Play, Add to queue, Rename, Delete, or Keep on
device.
• RECENT: to display the most recently played songs and albums
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• ARTISTS: Play, Add to queue, Add to playlist, or Shop for artist.
• ALBUMS: Play, Add to queue, Add to playlist, More by artist, or
Shop for artist.
• SONGS: Play, Add to queue, Add to playlist, Shop for artist, or
Delete.
• GENRES: Play, Add to queue, Add to playlist, More by artist, or
Shop for artist.
Options While Playing a Song
When you play a song, the Now playing screen displays.
There are various options and controls available while a song
is playing:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Tap an album or song.
3. From the Now playing screen, press (Menu) to
display the following options:
• Equalizer: applies selected equalizer features such as:
FX booster, Bass boost, and 3D effect.
• Clear queue: clears the current queue.
• Save queue: stores the current queue.
• Settings: Allows you to view and assign various music settings,
and view different application-specific information.
• Help: Provides an on-screen series of related help topics.
4. Tap ➔ Add to playlist to add the song to a playlist.
– or –
Tap ➔ ➔ Add to playlist to add the song to
a playlist.
The Now playing screen contains several buttons that you
can tap to control the playback of songs, albums, and
playlists:
Tap to go back to the previous song. Touch and
hold to scan backward through the current song.
Tap to resume playback.
Tap to pause playback.
Tap to advance to the next song. Touch and hold to
scan forward through the current song.
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Creating a Playlist
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Tap an album or song list and play a song.
3. Tap ➔ adjacent to the song name and
select Add to playlist.
4. Tap New playlist ➔ Playlist name field to enter a name
for the playlist.
5. Tap OK to save the new playlist.
Adding Songs to Playlists
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Tap an album or song list and play a song.
3. Tap ➔ adjacent to the song name and
select Add to playlist.
4. Select the desired target playlist.
Playing a Playlist
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Select the PLAYLISTS tab.
3. Tap next to a playlist title and tap Play.
Deleting a Playlist
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Display the PLAYLISTS library view.
3. Tap next to a playlist title and tap Delete.
When Shuffle mode is enabled via Show Options,
songs play in random order. When disabled
(as shown), songs play in the order they appear
in List view. Also visible when is tapped.
When Shuffle mode is enabled via Show Options,
songs play in random order. When enabled,
songs play in random order. Also visible when
is tapped.
Tap to repeat the current song,
repeat all songs, or disable repeat mode.
Also visible when is tapped.
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Shopping for Music at the Play Store
To visit the Google PlayTM Store where you can find and buy
music:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Tap Play Store in the Application Bar.
The Google Play Store music section displays.
Making Online Music Available Offline
In addition to playing the music that you add to your online
library, you can play music stored on your device’s internal
storage. Then you can listen to music when you have no
Internet connection. To do this, make some of your online
music available offline.
Tip: You can also copy music directly from your computer to
your device.
To make your online music available offline on your device:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
2. Change your library view to Albums, Artists, or
playlists.
3. Press and then select Choose on device music and
tap the album or playlist you want to make available
offline.
A blue pin indicates that the item is already
available offline.
Darker pins appear next to the items you can make
available offline. A bar at the bottom of the screen
shows how much space is available on your device for
music and other files.
Dim blue pins indicate songs or albums that you copied
directly from a computer to your device.
4. Tap the dark pin next to each item you want to make
available offline or tap a blue pin to stop making it
available offline. You can switch to other views of your
library to make other kinds of items available offline as
well.
5. Tap Done in the bar at the bottom of the screen.
6. The Music application starts downloading the items to
your device.
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Music
The Music Player is an application that can play music files.
The music player supports files with extensions AAC, AAC+,
eAAC+, MP3, WMA, 3GP, MP4, and M4A. Launching the
Music Player allows you to navigate through your music
library, play songs, and create playlists (music files bigger
than 300 KB are displayed).
Playing Music
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
2. Tap a library category tab to select the music category:
Songs, Playlists, Albums, Artists, Music square, or
Folders.
3. Scroll through the list and tap an entry to begin
playback.
Note: The 5.1 channel sound effect works when earphones or
sound is connected through the headset jack only.
4. Use any of the following Music player controls:
Pause the song.
Start the song after pausing.
Press and hold to rewind the song. Tap to go to
previous song.
Press and hold to fast-forward the song. Tap to
go to next song.
Volume control.
Volume control showing volume muted.
Plays the entire song list once.
Replays the current list when the list ends.
Repeats the currently playing song.
Shuffles the current list of songs randomly.
Songs play in order and are not shuffled.
Lists the current playlist songs.
Displays the current song in the player window.
Assign the current song as a Favorite.
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Making a Song a Phone Ringtone
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
2. Tap the Songs tab.
3. Touch and hold a song from the list to reveal the
on-screen context menu.
4. Tap Set as ➔ Phone ringtone.
5. Choose a starting point for the ringtone to start playing
from. Select either From the beginning or Auto
recommendations (you can allow the application to
choose the best part to start from).
Note: Additional Set as options include Caller ringtone and
Alarm tone.
Music Options
The Music settings menu allows you to set preferences for
the music player such as whether you want the music to play
in the background, sound effects, and how the music menu
displays.
 With the application displayed and playing a song,
press and select one of the following options:
• Via Bluetooth: scans for devices and pairs with a Bluetooth
headset.
• Share music: allows you to share music with others via the
Group Play application. All users must be connected to the
same Wi-Fi. For more information, refer to “Group Play” on
page 228.
• Add to playlist: allows you to add the current music file to a
selected playlist.
• Set as: allows you to set the current song as a Phone ringtone,
Caller ringtone, or Alarm tone. Additionally you can either
choose to start the selected song from the beginning or allow
the application to automatically recommend a start point.
• Show/Hide Music view: displays an on-screen waveform
timeline of the current song.
Streams the current music file to another device
via Samsung Link.
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• Scan for nearby devices: allows you to look for DLNA compliant devices used to control streaming media.
• Settings: allows you to change your music player settings.
• Details: allows you to view media info such as Artist, Title,
Album, Track length, Genre, Track number, Format, Size, and
Location.
• End: closes the application.
Music Settings
The settings menu allows you to set preferences for the
music player such as whether you want the music to play in
the background, sound effects, and how the music menu
displays.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
2. Press ➔ Settings.
3. Select one of the following settings:
• SoundAlive: set a type of equalization such as Normal, Pop,
Rock, Jazz, Dance, Classic, etc.
• Adapt Sound: enable or disable the adaptive sound feature to
adjust to the sound levels of your current environment.
• Play speed: set the play speed anywhere between 0.5X and
2.0X using the slider.
• Music menu: this menu allows you to select which categories
you want to display. Choices are: Albums, Artists, Genres,
Music square, Folders, Composers, Years, Most played,
Recently played, or Recently added. Tap each item that you
want to display in the Music menu.
• Music auto off: when enabled, sets a timer for the Music
application to automatically turn off after a pre-selected amount
of time.
• Lyrics: when activated, the lyrics of the song are displayed if
available.
• Smart volume: when activated, automatically adjusts each
track’s volume to an equal level.
• Voice control: when activated, allows you to use voice control
commands to control the music player.
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Using Playlists
Playlists are used to assign music files into groups for
playback. These Playlists can be created using the Music
player on this device, or using a third-party application (such
as Windows Media Player) and downloading those files to an
SD card inserted into the device.
Creating a Playlist
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
2. Tap the Playlists tab.
3. Press and then tap Create playlist.
4. Backspace over the default playlist title and type a new
name for this playlist, then tap OK.
Adding Music to a Playlist
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
2. Tap the Playlists tab.
3. Tap the playlist name in which to add music.
4. Tap (Add music). This option is available within
user-created playlists.
Note: If a playlist is empty, add a song by touching a holding a
song name from the main screen to open the context
menu. Select Add to playlist and choose the playlist.
5. Tap a music file, or tap Select all to add all the music
tracks to this playlist then tap Done.
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Removing Music from a Playlist
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
2. Tap the Playlists tab.
3. Tap the playlist name in which to delete music.
4. Touch and hold a song to reveal the on-screen context
menu.
5. Tap Remove.
Editing a Playlist
Besides adding and removing music files in a playlist, you
can also share, delete, or rename the playlist.
Note: Only those playlist you have created can be edited.
Default playlists can not be renamed.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
2. Tap the Playlists tab.
3. Touch and hold a playlist entry to reveal the on-screen
context menu.
4. Tap Edit title.
5. Enter a new name for this playlist and tap OK.
Transferring Music Files
Music files can be downloaded to the phone using one of two
methods:
1. Downloaded to the device from the Play Store.
Music files are directly stored on your phone.
2. Downloaded to the phone via a direct USB connection.
Music files are stored into a Music folder on the SD
card.
For more information, refer to “Communicating with the SD
card” on page 72.
Removing Music Files
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
2. Tap the Songs tab.
3. Touch and hold a song entry to reveal the on-screen
context menu.
4. Tap Delete ➔ OK. The music file(s) is deleted.
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Samsung Link
This application wirelessly synchronizes your Samsung
device with your TV, streams content and even keeps tabs on
who calls or sends text messages with real-time, on-screen
monitoring. Samsung’s Link makes staying connected easy.
Allows users to share their in-device media content with
other external devices using DLNA certified™ (Digital Living
Network Alliance) Devices. These external devices must also
be DLNA-compliant. Wi-Fi capability can be provided to TVs
via a digital multimedia streamer.
Important! You must first connect both of your communicating
devices to the same Wi-Fi and be using an
active/registered Samsung account prior to using
this application.
For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi settings” on
page 281.
For more information, refer to “Creating a
Samsung Account” on page 21.
Note: For more information on defining the various features
definitions on page 251.
Important! The Samsung account manages the access
information (username/password) to several
applications, such as Samsung Link, Chat On, and
Samsung Hub.
1. Confirm you have already logged in to your Samsung
account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Link).
3. If prompted with an on-screen notification about no
Wi-Fi detected, tap Cancel (to continue by using your
network connection) or Connect to continue.
4. Tap Sign in.
5. If prompted to log into your Samsung account, tap Sign
in and follow the on-screen instructions.
Note: If the main screen still shows a Sign in box, close the
application and restart it.
6. Follow the on-screen prompts.
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7. Scroll across the application screen to view either
MY RECENT CONTENT or DEVICES & STORAGE.
The DEVICES & STORAGE screen contains two separate
streaming media options:
• Registered storage: allows you to receive and playback media
stored externally (server, laptop, etc.) directly on your device by
allowing you to add a Web storage service for streaming
content.
• Registered devices allows you to stream/share selected
multimedia content from your device to DLNA compliant device
connected to the same Wireless Access Point.
Configuring Samsung Link Settings
The Samsung Link™ application must first be configured
prior to its initial use. You must setup parameters such as
connected Wi-Fi, Items to share, source server address, and
external device acceptance rights.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Link) ➔ DEVICES & STORAGE.
2. Press and then tap Settings and configure the
following settings as desired:
• Registered storage: allows you to add a Web storage location.
Without a storage service/location added, you will not be able
to use Samsung Link.
• My device: displays your device name as it is used with
Samsung Link. Tap to change the device name.
• Save to: allows you to save your media to your internal phone
memory or to an SD card.
• Auto upload: allows you to enable automatic upload of images
from your device to those storage locations specified within the
Web storage list. Move the slider to the on position to activate
the feature.
• Video optimization: allows you to setup the video quality for
streamed video content. Move the slider to the on position to
activate the feature.
• Password lock: allows you to restrict access to Samsung Link
by requiring a user enter the currently active and associated
Samsung account password. Move the slider to the on position
to activate the feature.
• My account: displays Samsung account information.
• Customer support: allows you to contact the Samsung Link
team via a new email from an available email account.
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• About this service: displays application information.
Setting Up Web Storage
Web storage services allow you to use storage space to store
your files and share them on the “Cloud”.
Note: If you are using another Web storage service, log into
that service first before using Samsung Link.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Link) ➔ DEVICES & STORAGE.
Note: When adding storage, an N Drive is added.
2. If not already signed into your Cloud storage, tap
(Register storage) ➔ Sign in to your desired service.
Choose from: SugarSync, Dropbox, or SkyDrive.
– or –
Press and then tap Settings ➔ Registered storage
➔ (Register storage).
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to register or log into
your cloud service.
4. Once the process is successfully completed, the Web
storage icon or name appears in the Web storage area
of the main screen.
5. From the main screen, select a connected device and
then tap on the media that you would like to share.
• A file with in the upper-left indicates it is stored remotely
on a Web storage location. Selecting this media causes your
device to access the file currently stored on your services’
servers.
To de-register Web storage service:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Link) ➔ DEVICES & STORAGE.
Press and then tap Settings ➔ Registered storage
➔ Deregister.
2. Select a current storage service and tap OK.
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Sharing files via Web Storage
Files can be uploaded to a Web storage location by either
login into the service and sharing a folder on your computer
with the storage location or sharing files, images, and videos
from your device.
To upload an image on your device to Web storage:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Select a folder location (ex: Camera) and open an
image by tapping it once. This opens the image in the
preview window.
Note: To select multiple images, touch and hold an image to
place a colored border around the selected images.
3. Select the remote storage location (ex: Dropbox).
4. Select the target folder location and select Upload. The
device then confirms the available storage locations
and begin the process of uploading the selected
images.
To upload a video on your device to Web storage:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Select a folder location (ex: Camera) and touch and
hold a video to place a colored border around the
selected file.
3. Tap ➔ Dropbox from the top of the Gallery
screen. The device then confirms the available storage
locations and begin the process of uploading the
selected video.
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Sharing Media via Samsung Link to a Target
Device
Important! Make sure all communicating devices are
connected to the same Wi-Fi.
1. Launch AllShare Play/Samsung Link on the target
device (such as an Internet TV, Samsung Tablet, etc..).
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Link).
Note: You must be signed in to your Samsung Account before
you can use this feature.
3. Tap your device name from the Registered devices
area.
4. Tap an available category tab (Pictures, Music, Movies,
Files, or Info) and select a file.
• A file with in the upper-left indicates it is stored remotely
on a Web storage location. Selecting this media causes your
device to access the file currently stored on your services’
servers.
5. Tap an available on-screen file, image, or video to
place a green check mark alongside it.
6. Tap (Stream to connected devices) and select an
available target device to begin streaming.
7. On a target device (ex: Internet TV) select the
on-screen Allow button to continue.
Note: At this stage your device is requesting access to share
media with the external source.
8. Confirm (Samsung Link Controller enabled)
appears in the Notification area at the top of the device
to indicate you are using your device as the media
source.
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AllShare Cast Hub
This hardware allows you to enjoy what’s currently on your
device directly on your TV.
Note: There is no need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network or
to be logged into your Samsung Account to use this
feature.
AllShare Cast Hub establishes a WI-Fi Direct connection
between the device and the hub.
For more information about this device, go to:
http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cell-phones-accessories/EADT10JDEGSTA
http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cell-phones-accessories/EADT10JDEGSTA
Connecting AllShare Cast Hub
To connect your AllShare Cast Hub hardware:
1. Connect the AllShare Cast Hub to a power source via
the USB Travel Adapter.
Note: The status LED begins to blink solid red to indicate
it has begun the start up process.
Screen Mirroring
(with Hub
accessory)
This feature functions with an
external AllShareCast Hub to fully
mirror what is currently displayed on
your device to the external TV.
LED Color/Patterns Description
Red - Solid Indicates the AllShare Cast Hub is
booting or processing.
Red - Blinking Indicates the AllShare Cast Hub is in
standby mode (ready for connection).
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2. Connect your TV to the AllShare Cast Hub via an HDMI
cable (A-to-A cable).
3. Change the source input on your TV to match the input
port used by the incoming HDMI cable.
Note: The television screen should now display an on-screen
tutorial showing you how to configure your device’s
AllShare Cast Hub and device settings.
To activate Screen Mirroring on your device:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab) ➔ Screen
Mirroring.
2. If not already on, tap the Screen Mirroring and then
move the slider to the right to turn it on. The slider
color indicates the activation status.
Pairing AllShare Cast Hub
To pair your device and Hub for the 1st time:
1. With the TV on, locate the AllShare Hub (dongle) name
displayed at the bottom of the TV (showing the tutorial).
Ex: Name: Dongle - XXXXXX.
2. Access your device’s Screen Mirroring screen and
locate the same hub/dongle name in the list.
• Tap Scan if your AllShare Cast Hub (dongle) does not appear in
the list.
3. Verify your AllShare Cast Hub is on (blinking red LED)
and the on-screen tutorial is displaying on the
connected TV.
Note: The AllShare Cast Hub communicates with your paired
device via a Wi-Fi Direct connection.
4. For a first time connection:
• Press the RESET button (located at the rear of the hub) once
and only for a second until the LED turns solid BLUE.
• Quickly tap the hub name entry on your device’s AllShare Cast
screen.
Blue - Solid Indicates the AllShare Cast Hub is
ready to be connected with a new
device.
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5. Verify (AllShare Cast Hub Communicating) appears
at the top of the device’s screen.
6. Confirm the connection by making sure both your TV
and device show the same image/screen and
(Wi-Fi Direct Communicating) now displays on the
device.
7. Press to return to the home screen.
Important! The AllShare Cast Hub is a 1-to-1 connection. If a
previous device was paired to the Hub and is still
connected to the AllShare Cast Hub, you can not
pair a new device until the first connection is
stopped.
To disconnect your device from the Hub:
1. Access your device’s AllShare Cast screen and locate
the current connection.
2. Tap the entry and select End connection.
To reconnect your device again to an existing Hub:
1. Locate the AllShare Hub (dongle) name displayed at the
bottom of the TV (showing the tutorial).
Ex: Name: Dongle - XXXXXX.
Important! Verify the LED is not a solid blue. This indicates
there is another device currently connected.
2. Access your device’s Screen Mirroring screen and tap
the same hub/dongle name in the list.
3. Confirm the connection by making sure both your TV
and device show the same image/screen.
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AllShare Cast Hub - Streaming Videos
The hub supports streaming of purchased media content that
contains DRM (Digital Rights Management).
Note: You can control the volume level of your playback file
being shown on your TV by using your device’s Volume
buttons. For additional volume, use your TV’s volume
controls.
To stream video content to your Tv via AllShare Cast Hub:
1. Connect your AllShare Cast Hub to your TV. For more
information, refer to “Connecting AllShare Cast Hub”
on page 210.
2. Verify your TV is set to the same source as your hub
and that you can see the on-screen connection and
configuration tutorials.
3. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Screen Mirroring.
4. If not already on, tap the Screen Mirroring and then
move the slider to the right to turn it on. The slider
color indicates the activation status. A list of available
hubs will appear on the screen.
5. Press the RESET button on the back of the hub once
(LED turns blue) and tap the dongle entry from your
device’s list.
– or –
If reconnecting, verify the hub’s LED is blinking red and
then tap the dongle entry from your device’s list.
6. Verify (AllShare Cast Hub Communicating) appears
at the top of the device’s screen.
7. Verify (Wi-Fi Direct Communicating) now displays.
8. To playback a user-created video:
• From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
• Locate your video and tap it to begin playback. Your TV now
shows the video
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9. To playback a DRM purchased video:
• From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery). Locate your video and tap it to begin playback.
• From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Movies & TV). Locate your purchased video and
tap it to begin playback.
• From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Video). Locate your video and tap it to begin playback.
T-Mobile TV
T-Mobile TV is an application that allows you to get live TV
and Video on Demand.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(T-Mobile TV). The T-Mobile Terms and Conditions
page displays.
Note: A data plan is required to use this feature. Charges may
apply. Please contact your service provider for further
details.
2. Tap Accept if you accept the Terms and Conditions.
– or –
Tap Exit to close the application.
Note: T-Mobile TV must be initialized over a cellular network
before it can be used. During this initial registration
process, any Wi-Fi connections must be disabled.
3. Tap Disable Wi-Fi if you currently have an active Wi-Fi
connection.
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4. Tap Start Trial to begin a free 30-day trial of the
service.
– or –
Tap Continue to keep viewing the free content or
Purchase Options to buy the paid features.
5. Tap any of the following categories to begin viewing:
Home, Live TV, TV Shows, Favorites, Help, Search, More
Info, Browse, or Live Channels.
YouTube
YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can
upload and share videos, and view them in MPEG-4 format.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(YouTube).
2. When the screen loads you can begin searching and
viewing posted videos.
3. Press ➔ Settings ➔ General ➔ High quality on
mobile if you prefer high quality output.
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Section 9: Applications and Development
This section contains a description of each application that is
available in the Applications Menu, its function, and how to
navigate through that particular application. If the application
is already described in another section of this user manual,
then a cross reference to that particular section is provided.
Note: This manual only addresses applications that have been
loaded on your [device/computer/tablet] as of the date
of purchase. Information concerning third party
applications that you may choose to download from the
Google Play Store or otherwise should be obtained from
the application provider directly.
Tip: To open applications quickly, add the icons of frequentlyused applications to one of the Home screens. For more
information, refer to “Customizing the Screens” on page
65.
You can also add an application icon as a Primary
Shortcut that will display on all Home screens. If you add
an application as a primary shortcut, the application icon
will not be displayed in the Applications menu.
Applications
The Applications list provides quick access to all the
available applications on the phone.
Calculator
Using this feature allows you to use your device as a
calculator. The calculator provides the basic arithmetic
functions; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
You can also use this as a scientific calculator.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Calculator).
2. Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
3. Enter the operation for your calculation by tapping the
Plus, Minus, Multiplication, or Division key.
4. Enter the next number.
5. To view the result, tap the = (equals) key.
6. Repeat steps 1 to 4 as many times as required.
Note: Place the screen in Landscape mode to reveal additional
scientific functions.
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Calendar
With this feature, you can consult the calendar by day, week,
or month, create events, and set an alarm to act as a
reminder. Google Calendar is built into the phone and
synchronizes both new and existing entries between your
phone and your online Google account.
Important! You should previously add an account (Facebook,
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, or Google) prior to
using the Calendar.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Calendar). The following tabs are available on
the right side of the display:
• Year: displays the Year view.
• Month: displays the Month view.
• Week: displays the Week view.
• Day: displays the Day view.
• List: displays the events in a List view.
• Task: allows you to search for tasks.
2. Tap (Create event) to create a new Calendar
event.
– or –
Tap Today to display the current date indicated by a
blue box, then press and select one of the
following options:
• Go to: displays a specific date.
• Delete: allows you to delete All events, All events before today,
or an individual event.
• Search: allows you to search within your current events.
• Sync: synchronizes your current calendar events with your
available accounts (such as Gmail, Microsoft Exchange
ActiveSync, etc..).
• Settings: displays a list of configurable settings.
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Creating a Calendar Event
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Calendar).
2. Within the Year, Month, Week, and Day tabs,
(Create event) to create a new Calendar event.
Calendar Settings
Using the Calendar settings you can select the day with
which you want the calendar to begin. You also select how
you want to view the calendar, by Month, Week, or Day or
determine how to manage events, notifications, sounds, and
defaults reminders.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔ .
2. Press ➔ Settings.
3. Tap View styles and select an option.
• Tap Month view styles and select an option.
• Tap Week view and select a type.
4. Tap First day of week and select either Local default,
Saturday, Sunday or Monday.
5. Tap Hide declined events to activate this option. A check
mark indicates selection.
6. Tap Lock time zone (to lock event time based on your
current user-selected time zone). Select a time zone
from within the Select time zone field.
7. Tap Show week number to display the week numbers
along the side of the week entries.
8. Tap Calendars and select the type of general
synchronization settings you want. A check mark
indicates selection.
9. Tap Set alerts & notifications to adjust the event
notification method. Choose from: Alert, Status bar
notification, and Off.
10. Tap Select ringtone to assign a ringtone to a calendar
event notification.
11. Tap Vibration to assign a vibration notification to this
event.
12. Tap Quick responses to edit your default quick
responses for outbound emails. These are default
responses similar to those used by text templates.
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Camera
Use your 13.0 megapixel camera feature to produce photos
in a JPEG format. The Camcorder shoots High Definition video in
an MP4 format.
Note: A microSD card is no longer necessary before you take
pictures or shoot video.
It is recommended that you confirm your default storage
location for images and videos.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Camera).
For more information, refer to “Using the Camera” on page 163.
ChatON
Provides a global mobile communication service where you
can chat with more than 2 buddies via a group chat, In this
service you can send pictures, videos, animation messages
(Scribbles), audio, Contacts, Calendar entries, and Location
information. Create special animated messages for your
friends using handwritten messages, text, photos,
background images and music.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(ChatON).
2. Log in to the service and follow the on-screen
instructions.
For more information, visit: https://web.samsungchaton.com.
For more information, refer to “ChatON” on page 158.
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Chrome
The Google Chrome app allows you to use the Google
Chrome Web browser on your device.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Chrome).
2. Read the Google Chrome Terms of Service and tap
Accept and Continue.
3. If you have an existing Chrome account, tap Sign in to
bring your open tabs, bookmarks, and omnibox data
from your computer to your phone, otherwise tap No
thanks.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to use Google
Chrome.
Clock
Here you can set an Alarm, configure and view the World
clock, use a Stopwatch, set a Timer, or use a Desk Clock.
The applications display in a tabular format and quickly
accessed with the touch of a finger.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Clock).
Setting an Alarm
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Clock).
2. From the Alarm tab, tap (Create alarm).
3. Use the arrow symbols to enter adjust the hour, and
minutes, then tap AM or PM (toggles depending on
which was last selected).
4. Tap the Alarm repeat field and touch the number of
times you want this alarm to repeat. Selections are:
day blocks or Repeat Weekly. Selected day blocks turn
blue when active.
5. Tap the Alarm type field and select one of the following:
Melody, Vibration, Vibration and melody, or Briefing.
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6. Tap More to configure additional alarm settings such as
volume slider, Alarm tone, Location alarm, Snooze,
Smart alarm, and assign a name.
To configure additional alarm settings:
1. Tap More to access additional alarm settings.
2. Tap the Alarm tone field and either select an available
tone or select Add to use locate a sound to use as an
alarm ringtone. Tap OK to activate the ringtone.
3. Slide the slider bar left or right in the Alarm volume field
to decrease or increase the alarm volume. A sample of
the volume level plays.
4. Move the Location alarm slider to the right to activate
the feature, then follow the on-screen instructions to
enter a location. When activated, the alarm only
sounds when you are at a specific location.
5. Move the Snooze slider to the right to activate the
feature. Tap the field to assign a Interval time
(3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, or
30 minutes) and Repeat (1 time, 2 times, 3 times,
5 times, and 10 times).
• Interval indicates the length of time the alarm will remain silent
between alarm notifications (snooze time).
• Repeat indicates the numbers of snooze sessions that are
assigned to this alarm. How many times will the snooze silence
the alarm.
6. Move the Smart alarm slider to the right to activate this
feature which slowly increases screen brightness and
the volume of nature tones to simulate dawn breaking.
Tap the field to assign a interval time (1 minute,
3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, or
30 minutes) and nature tone (Fairy fountain, Birdsong
by the lake, Sparkling mist, The secret forest, Serenity,
or Gentle spring rain).
• Interval category describes the length of time the alarm will
remain silent between alarm notifications (snooze time).
• Tone category provides one of several nature sounds that are
used as the alarm tone.
7. Tap the Name field and enter a name for this Alarm.
8. Tap Save to store the new alarm event.
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Turning Off an Alarm
 To stop an alarm when it sounds, touch and slide
to any direction.
Setting the Snooze Feature
 To activate the Snooze feature after an alarm sounds,
touch and slide to any direction. Snooze must
first be set in the alarm settings.
Deleting an Existing Alarm
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Clock).
2. Touch and hold an on-screen alarm event.
3. Tap Delete.
World Clock
This feature allows you to find out what time it is another part
of world.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Clock).
2. Tap the World clock tab.
3. Tap Add city then scroll and select the desired city, or
tap in the search field to locate a city.
To assign DST settings:
1. Locate a desired city from the World clock list.
2. Touch and hold a city and select DST settings.
3. Select a DST setting (Automatic, Off, or 1 hour).
If Daylight Savings Time is selected, a sun symbol
appears next to the World Clock city listing.
Stopwatch
This feature allows you to capture elapsed time while letting the
stopwatch keep running.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Clock) ➔ Stopwatch tab.
2. Tap Start to start the stopwatch counter.
3. Tap Lap to begin the lap time counter.
4. Tap Stop to stop the counter.
5. Tap Restart to restart the lap counter. You can have
multiple lap times.
6. Tap Reset to reset the counter.
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Setting a Timer
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Clock) ➔ Timer tab.
2. Tap the Hours, Minutes, or Seconds field and use the
on-screen keypad to enter the hour, minute, or
seconds. The timer plays an alarm at the end of the
countdown.
3. Tap Start to start the timer.
4. Tap Stop to stop the timer or Reset to reset the timer
and start over.
5. Tap Restart to resume the timer counter.
Configuring a Desk Clock
This feature lets you activate an on-screen clock that can be
viewed when the device is docked.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Clock) ➔ Desk clock tab. The default Desk clock
is displayed.
Note: You might have to scroll across the tabs to locate the
Desk clock tab at the far right.
6. To make changes, press and then tap Settings.
The following options are displayed while in full-screen
mode:
• Calendar: when this is checked, the calendar is displayed. Tap
to uncheck.
• Weather: when this is activated, the location, temperature, and
weather condition is displayed. Touch and slide the slider to the
right to turn it on.
• Dock: allows you to set your Dock settings such as Dock
sound, Audio output mode, Desk home screen display,
Automatic unlock, and Audio output. For more information,
refer to “Accessory” on page 322.
7. Tap to display the Desk clock in full-screen mode.
8. To make changes in full screen mode, press and
then tap:
• Edit shortcuts: allows you to edit the shortcuts shown at the
bottom of full screen mode.
• Hide/Show shortcuts: allows you to hide or view the current
on-screen shortcuts located along the bottom of the full screen
mode.
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• Settings: provides access to the Desk clock settings menu
from where you can alter the following: Hide status bar,
Wallpaper, Calendar, Weather, and Dock.
• Date and time: provides access to the Date and time menu.
Contacts
The default storage location for saving phone numbers to
your Contacts List is your phone’s built-in memory.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Contacts).
For more information, refer to “Contacts List” on page 108.
Downloads
Provides quick access to tabs containing a list of your current
downloaded files (Internet and Other).
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Downloads).
2. Place a checkmark on an available file to select it.
3. Choose an available action such as Share, Delete, Sort
by size/date, or Clear list.
Dropbox
Works to provide access to your desktop files directly from
your device. This applications allows you to bring your files
with you when you're on the go, edit files in your Dropbox
from your device, upload photos and videos to Dropbox, and
share your selected files freely with family and friends.
The in-device application works in conjunction with a partner
program placed on a target computer using an active Internet
connection.
Dropbox creates a folder that automatically synchronizes its
contents across all of your connected devices on your
account. Update a file to your Dropbox on your computer, and
its automatically updated to the same folder on your other
devices.
Download the Desktop application
1. Use your computer’s browser to navigate to:
http://www.dropbox.com/.
2. Follow the on-screen setup and installation instructions
on your target computer containing the desired files.
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Important! The computer application must be installed on the
computer containing the desired files. This
computer must have an active Internet connection.
Note: It might be necessary to configure your router’s firewall
settings to allow this application to gain access to the
Internet.
Accessing Dropbox on your Device
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Dropbox) ➔ Start.
2. Tap I’m already a Dropbox user, enter your current
account credentials, and tap Log in.
– or –
Tap I’m new to Dropbox and follow the on-screen
instructions to register for a new account.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
4. Initially, you will need to configure your Camera Upload
parameters. Choose from Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi or data
plan.
• Tap Turn on after making your selection.
Caution! Enabling this feature can incur data charges
(depending on your plan) if the Wi-FI or data plan is
selected.
5. Tap (Access Dropbox) at the top of the application
window to access the files and folders you area
currently sharing from your computer.
6. Tap an item to open it.
7. Tap the bottom of the image to reveal additional
options:
• Delete to erase the current file.
• Share via applications such as: Copy link, Bluetooth, ChatON,
Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google, Google+, Messaging,
S Memo, or Wi-Fi Direct.
• Add to Favorite to assign a favorite tag to the current image.
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• More to choose from options such as:
– Open with... to open the current file with the default in-device
application.
– Export to transfer the current file to another location via:
Save to SD card, Bluetooth, ChatON, Email, Flipboard, Gmail,
Google+, Group Play, Messaging, Picasa, S Memo, or Wi-Fi
Direct.
8. Tap (Up a Directory Level) at the top of the
application window to navigate up a single level with
every tap.
9. Tap (Camera Uploads/Albums) at the top of the
application window to access your Uploads and
Albums tabs.
10. Tap (Tag as Favorite) at the top of the application
window to assign favorite files.
11. Tap (Search) at the top of the application window
to search for files located in your Dropbox account.
Manually uploading a Picture to Dropbox
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Camera).
2. After the image is taken, tap the Image Viewer box at
the bottom right. This previews the current image.
3. Tap the image to reveal the image options at the top of
the screen.
4. Tap ➔ (Dropbox) select a folder location
and tap Upload.
Note: If your share folder is located on your computer, you will
momentarily receive an on-screen popup notifying you
that a new image was uploaded to your shared Dropbox
folder.
Email
Email enables you to review and create email using most
email services. The device alerts you when you receive an
email message.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Email).
For more information, refer to “Using Email” on page 144.
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Flipboard
This application creates a personalized digital magazine out
of everything being shared with you. Access news stories,
personal feeds and other related material. Flip through your
Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter account,
photos from friends and much more.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Flipboard).
2. Swipe up to get started, select some on-screen
categories and tap Done to create a new profile.
– or –
Tap Tap to sign In to log into your previously created
profile.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Gallery
The Gallery is where you view photos and play back videos.
For photos, you can also perform basic editing tasks, view a
slideshow, set photos as wallpaper or caller image, and
share as a picture message.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
For more information, refer to “The Gallery” on page 181.
Gmail
Google Mail (Gmail) is a web-based email service. Gmail is
configured when you first set up your phone. Depending on
your synchronization settings, Gmail can automatically
synchronize with your Gmail account on the Web.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gmail).
For more information, refer to “Using Google Mail” on page
155.
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Google
Use Google Search to search the Web.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Google) and enter the search text.
– or –
Tap on the Google Search bar and say the search
information.
Google +
Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a
lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream
to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast
messaging with everyone in your Circles, or use Instant
Upload to automatically upload videos and photos to your
own private album on Google+.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Google+).
For more information, refer to “Google +” on page 160.
Group Play
This application lets you share documents, photos or music
in real-time with other connected friends.
Note: Group play is not the same as Screen mirroring which
requires a connection to a Wi-Fi capable Samsung TV or
via the use of the AllShare Cast Hub.
For more information, refer to “AllShare Cast Hub” on
page 210.
Important! To share a Group Play, all users must be connected
to the same Wi-Fi access point.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Group Play).
2. Read the various on-screen information and tap OK to
continue.
3. Follow the on-screen tutorials.
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Creating a group
If you have media you want to share, create a group for other
users to join to and then share/collaborate with what you are
sharing.
The creator of the group is the leader and it the source of the
shared file. All other joined members can then interact with
the file being shared.
1. Connect to an active Wireless Access Point and confirm
your other participants are also connected to this same
Wi-Fi.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Group Play).
3. Tap the Set group password field to enable the function
which requires users to enter a password prior to
connecting to your new group.
4. Tap Create group. If previously selected, enter your
group password and tap OK. Mobile AP is enabled.
5. Tap one of the media items listed under the Share and
play content heading.
6. Tap to select the items you want to share (indicated by
a checkmark), then tap Done or OK.
7. Have your friends sign onto Group Play from their
devices (see below) and they can view your media
using you as a Mobile AP.
Joining a group
A joiner is the participant of an already created group. You
can only view and interact with media shared by the leader
of an existing group.
1. Connect to an active Wireless Access Point and confirm
your connection is this same Wi-Fi as the group leader.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Group Play).
3. Tap Join group. Your device then scans for available
groups for you to join.
4. Select a group to join. Once connected, you can then
select the shared content and interact with your
group’s shared media.
5. Press and select Help for additional information.
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Help
Provides access to built-in Help information.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Help).
2. Select an on-screen topics for more information:
• New features: provides help on all of the new features and
applications such as Motion, Camera, Group Play, etc.
• Basics: provides basic information on using your device.
• Applications: provides information on how to use basic
applications like Contacts, Email, S Memo, Internet, Camera,
etc.
• Settings: provides information on settings for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth,
Ringtone, Power saving mode, NFC, Air gesture, Air view,
Smart screen, Motion, and Screen Mirroring.
• Online help: provides more detailed online help for additional
questions you may have.
• Available accessories: provides information on accessories
for your phone that are available for purchase.
Internet
Open the browser to start surfing the web. The browser is fully
optimized and comes with advanced functionality to enhance the
Internet browsing feature on your phone.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Internet).
For more information, refer to “Internet” on page 259.
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Local
Local (formerly known as Google Places) displays company
logos on a layer of Google Maps. When viewing an area you
can quickly locate a business or person, find out more
information about the business, see coupons, public
responses, and more.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Local).
2. Tap (Search) and then use the Search Maps field
to manually enter a desired place or choose from
among the various categories. Matches are filtered by
those closest to your current location.
3. Locate and tap one of the listed places (Restaurants,
Cafes, Bars, Attractions, [user added searches],
RECOMMENDATIONS, or IN THIS AREA a list of places
within this category displays.
4. Tap the Maps icon to launch the related maps feature.
5. Press and then tap Add a search. The functions
adds additional search shortcuts to the places screen.
Lookout Security
Lookout Security™ provides mobile device-specific security
features that are coupled with a minimal performance hit.
Lookout Mobile Security provides key security options that
are unique to the mobile market. Along with the antivirus and
anti-malware tech, there's a lost and stolen phone locator
service, an application privacy adviser, and a backup service.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Lookout Security).
2. Tap Next.
3. Read the on-screen descriptions and activate those
desired features. Tap Next to progress to the next
screen
4. Tap Done to complete the setup.
5. Create a Lookout account by entering an email address
and account password.
6. Re-enter the password and tap Start Protecting.
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Maps
Google Maps allow you to track your current location, view
real-time traffic issues, and view detailed destination
directions. There is also a search tool included to help you
locate places of interest or a specific address. You can view
locations on a vector or aerial map, or you can view locations
at the street level.
Important! Before using Google Maps you must have an active
data (3G/4G/LTE) or Wi-Fi connection. The Maps
application does not cover every country or city.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Maps).
Important! For best results, it is recommended that you enable
all of your location services. For more information,
refer to “Location Services” on page 344.
Enabling a Location source
Before you use Google Maps and find your location or search
for places of interest, you must enable a location source. To
enable the location source you must enable the wireless
network, or enable the GPS satellites.
Important! The more location determining functions are
enabled, the more accurate the determination will
be of your position.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Location services.
2. Tap Use GPS satellites to enable the GPS satellite.
3. Tap Use wireless networks to allow apps to use data
from sources such as Wi-Fi and mobile networks to
provide a better approximation of your current location.
4. Tap My places to enable the storage of your favorite
locations.
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To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the
following conditions:
• inside a building or between buildings
• in a tunnel or underground passage
• in poor weather
• around high-voltage or electromagnetic fields
• in a vehicle with tinted windows
Opening Maps
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Maps).
2. Tap the upper-right My location button to find your
location on the map with a blinking blue dot.
3. Locate the bottom row of the buttons to access
additional options:
• Search: allows you to search for a place of interest.
• Directions: displays navigation directions to a location from a
starting point.
• Local: provides access to the places menu where you can
quickly locate a business or person, find out more information
about a business, see coupons, public responses, and more
(Local). Locate and tap one of the listed places (Restaurants,
Cafes, Bars, Attractions, or select from available categories
such as Entertainment, ATMs, Gas stations, Hotels, Post office,
or Taxi.)
• Layers: allows you to switch map views:
– Traffic: (available only in selected areas) Real-time traffic
conditions are displayed over roads as color-coded lines. Each
color represents how fast the traffic is moving.
– Satellite: Maps uses the same satellite data as Google Earth.
Satellite images are not real-time. Google Earth acquires the
best imagery available, most of which is approximately one to
three years old.
– Terrain: combines a topographical view of the area’s terrain
with the current map location.
– Transit Lines: displays the overlapping transit lines on your
map.
– Latitude: allows you to see your friend's locations and share
your location with them.
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– My Maps: displays a list of your preferred maps.
– Bicycling: displays the overlapping cycling trails on your map.
– Wikipedia: displays any Wikipedia markers and info on your
map.
4. Press and select one of the following options:
• Clear Map: allows you to remove all markings and layers from
the map.
• Make available offline: allows you to store map-related
information locally on your device and access it even when the
device is offline.
• Settings: allows you to select the following additional options:
– Display: allows you to enable/disable the Zoom Buttons, Scale
Bar, and Bubble action.
– Offline and cache: allows you to set options to pre-fetch map
tiles when not using Wi-Fi and to clear the cache that holds the
map tiles. Choose from: Automatic caching, Clear all map titles,
or Clear My Places cache.
– Location settings: lets you access and configure the location
settings.
– Sign in: allows you to sign into your current Google account.
– Labs: this is a testing ground for experimental features that
aren’t ready for primetime. They may change, break or
disappear at any time. Click on a Lab to enable or disable it.
– What’s New: provides access to the Play Store from where you
can update the application manually.
– About: displays general information about Google maps such
as Version, Platform, Locale, Total data sent, Total data received,
Free memory, etc.
– Feedback: allows you to provide application feedback.
– Terms, Privacy & Notices: displays the Terms and Conditions,
Privacy Policy, or Legal Notices information. Select the desired
information from the pop-up menu.
• Help: provides help information.
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Messaging
This application allows you to use the Short Message Service
(SMS) to send and receive short text messages to and from
other mobile phones.
You can also use the Multi Media Service (MMS) to create
multimedia messages to send and receive from other mobile
phones.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Messaging).
For more information, refer to “Messages” on page 130.
Messenger
Messenger allows you to bring groups of friends together into
a simple group conversation. When you get a new
conversation in Messenger, Google+ sends an update to your
device.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Messenger).
For more information, refer to “Messenger” on page 160.
Mobile HotSpot
Provides access to the Tethering and Mobile HotSpot menu
where you can use either the USB tethering or portable
HotSpot functionality.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Mobile HotSpot).
2. Activate the desired connection method.
For more information see either"USB Tethering"on page 276
or "Mobile HotSpot"on page 277.
Music
This application allows you to play music files that you have
stored on your microSD card. You can also create playlists.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Music).
For more information, refer to “Music” on page 200.
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My Files
This application allows you to manage your sounds, images,
videos, bluetooth files, Android files, and other memory card
data in one convenient location. This application allows you
to launch a file if the associated application is already on
your phone (ex: MP4).
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(My Files).
Note: Navigation in this viewer works on a hierarchy structure
with folders, subfolders, etc.
Note: The application lets you view supported image files and
text files on both your internal storage and microSD
card.
Opening and Navigating within Files
DCIM is the default location for pictures or video taken by the
device. These files are actually stored in the DCIM folder
location.
To open files:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(My Files).
2. Tap a folder and scroll down or up until you locate your
selected file.
• Home tab allows you to back up to the root directory.
• Up tab allows you to back up into a higher directory.
• Press and then tap View by to change the way the files
are displayed on-screen. Choose from: List, List and details,
or Thumbnail.
• Press for these additional options: Select all,
Create folder, Search, View by, Sort by, and Settings.
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To navigate:
1. Tap All files ➔ Device storage/SD memory card to see
the contents of either device or your internal SD card.
2. The following folders may display:
• ShareShot: displays the files shared via a group share shot
session.
• Alarms: this folder contains any alarm files you may have.
• Android: the Android folder stores files that are used in Android
applications.
• Application: this folder contains app info for S Memo.
• Bluetooth: this folder stores files sent via a Bluetooth device.
• DCIM: this is the default location for pictures and videos taken
by the device. Tap DCIM ➔ Camera to view the picture or
video files.
• Download: this folder contains downloads you have made.
• Movies: this folder contains your Video and Movie files.
• Music: this folder contains your Music files.
• Notifications: this folder contains all of the notifications you
have received.
• Pictures: this folder contains your photos.
• Podcasts: this folder contains all of your podcasts.
• Ringtones: this folder contains any ringtones you have
purchased.
• S Memo: this folder contains all the S Memos you have written.
Note: Different folders may appear depending on how your
phone is configured.
3. Once you have located your file, tap the file name to
launch the associated application.
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Navigation
Google Maps Navigation (Beta) is an internet-connected
turn-by-turn, GPS navigation system with voice guidance.
Caution! Traffic data is not real-time and directions may be
wrong, dangerous, prohibited, or involve ferries.
Important! To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your
device in the following conditions:
- inside a building or between buildings
- in a tunnel or underground passage
- in poor weather
- around high-voltage or electromagnetic fields
- in a vehicle with tinted windows
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Navigation).
2. Read the on-screen disclaimer regarding the current
release status of the Navigation app and tap Accept.
Enabling Location
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Location services.
2. Tap Use GPS satellites to enable the GPS satellite.
3. Tap Use wireless networks to allow apps to use data
from sources such as Wi-Fi and mobile networks to
provide a better approximation of your current location.
4. Tap My places to enable the storage of your favorite
locations.
Navigation options
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Navigation). The navigation application can be
configured from the main screen.
2. If prompted, read the on-screen disclaimer and tap
Accept.
3. Choose from the following on-screen options:
• Driving/Walking/Bicycling : tap to configure the
method of travel. Selection of Walking would negate the need
to track traffic jams and obstructions.
• Speak destination: allows you to use the voice recognition
feature to search for matching locations in your area.
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• Type destination: allows you to manually enter a destination
address (via the on-screen keypad).
• Go home: allows you to return to a designated “Home”
location.
– When prompted initially to setup a home address, enter the
location into the Enter an address field and tap Save.
• Map: enables the on-screen real-time map functionality.
Navigation Map options
Once on the map screen, you can access the following
features:
• Destination: returns you to the previous Navigation options
screen.
• Search by voice: Speak your destination instead of typing.
• Layers: allows you to switch map views:
• Traffic view: (available only in selected areas) Real-time traffic
conditions are displayed over roads as color-coded lines. Each
color represents how fast the traffic is moving.
• Satellite: Maps uses the same satellite data as Google Earth.
Satellite images are not real-time. Google Earth acquires the
best imagery available, most of which is approximately one to
three years old.
• Parking: displays parking information relative to your current
location.
• Gas stations: displays gas station location relative to your
current location.
• ATMs & banks: displays ATM and Bank locations relative to
your current location.
• Restaurants: displays restaurant and eatery locations relative
to your current location.
While on the map screen, press to access additional
options:
• Set destination: returns you to the navigation options screen
where you can access a destination by either Speaking, Typing, or
selecting from a Contacts entry or Starred Place.
• Search: manually search for a destination address, place, name
of business, or even a type of business.
• Layers: allows you to switch map views. See previous
description.
• Settings: provides access to both Power settings (Screen
dimming) and Information (Terms, privacy & notices).
• Exit navigation: terminates the application.
• Help: provides on-screen help.
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Optical Reader
The Photo reader allows you to use your camera to identify
text (via definitions) and extract useful information.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Optical Reader).
2. Aim the camera at an object containing written words.
3. ALign the on-screen box atop the target text. Once
detected, the device shows on-screen information
such as link and descriptions.
Phone
This application provides the ability to make or answering
calls, access the Contacts list, which is used to store contact
information.
 From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
For more information, refer to “Call Functions and Contacts
List” on page 75.
Play Books
Formerly known as Google Books, this application allows you
to read over 3 million ebooks on the go.
Build your ebooks library in the cloud with Play Books: jump
right into a bestseller or select from nearly 3 million free
ebooks. Personalize the reader to your liking, pick up reading
where you left off on your phone or computer, and settle
down with a great book on your Android phone!
Note: You must logged into your Google account prior to using
this feature.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Books).
2. If prompted, tap Turn sync on. This synchronizes your
books you have previously selected between your
Books account and your device.
3. Tap to begin searching for both free and paid
ebooks.
4. Follow the on-screen prompts to download the ebook
to your device.
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Play Magazines
With Google Play Magazines, you can subscribe to your
favorite magazines and have them available to read on your
device at any time or any place.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Magazines).
2. Log on to your Google account if you have not already
done so. For more information, refer to “Signing into
Your Google Account” on page 20.
3. At the Welcome! display, tap the shop icon to
browse the full catalog.
4. Read the Google Play Terms of Service and tap Accept.
5. Sweep the screen to the left or right to view
Categories, Featured, Top Selling, and New Arrivals.
6. Tap a magazine to see more information and
subscribe.
7. Follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe to a
magazine.
Play Movies & TV
This application allows you to connect to the Play Store,
download a movie and then watch it instantly.
Note: You must logged into your Google account prior to using
this feature.
Learn more about Google Play Movies at:
http://play.google.com/about/movies.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Movies & TV). A list of videos sorted on the
SD card displays in the Video list.
For more information, refer to “Play Movies & TV” on page
193.
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Play Music
Also known as Google Music, allows you to browse, shop,
and playback songs purchased from the Play Store. The
music you choose is automatically stored in your Google
Music library and instantly ready to play or download.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Music).
For more information, refer to “Play Music” on page 193.
Play Store
Formerly known as the “Android Market”, this application
provides access to downloadable applications and games to
install on your phone. The Play Store also allows you to
provide feedback and comments about an application, or flag
an application that might be incompatible with your phone.
Before using the Play Store, you must have a Google
Account.
Accessing the Play Store
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Store).
2. If not already logged in with your Google account, tap
Next.
3. Tap Existing and enter your Google account
information.
4. Tap Accept to agree to the Play Store terms of service.
Downloading a New Google
Application
To download a new application, you will need to use your
Google account to sign in to the Play Store. The home page
provides several ways to find applications. The home page
features applications and includes a list of item applications
by category, a list of games, a link to search, and a link to My
apps.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Play Store).
2. Browse through the categories, find an application
you're interested in, and tap the name.
3. Read the application descriptions.
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Important! If the selected application requires access to data
or control of a function on your device, the Play
Store displays the information the application will
access.
Tap OK if you agree to the conditions of the
application. Once you tap OK on this screen you are
responsible for using this application on the device
and the amount of data it uses. Use this feature
with caution.
4. Tap Install ➔ Accept & download.
Note: Use caution with applications which request access to
any personal data, functions, or significant amounts of
data usage times.
5. If prompted, follow the on-screen instructions to pay
for the application.
6. Check the progress of the current download by
opening the Notifications panel. The content download
icon appears in the notification area of the status
bar.
7. On the main Play Store screen, press and then
tap My Apps, tap an installed application in the list, and
then tap Open.
Tip: The newly downloaded applications display in the
applications list and are shown in alphabetical order if the
View Type is set to Alphabetical grid or Alphabetical list, or
at the end of the list if View type is set to Customizable
grid.
Note: A data plan is required to use this feature. Charges may
apply. Please contact your service provider for further
details.
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Launching an Installed Google
Application
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps).
2. Tap the newly installed application. This application is
typically located on the last Applications page.
Unknown sources
This feature can be used for Android application
development. The feature allows developers to install
non-Play Store applications.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Security ➔ Unknown sources.
Unknown sources displays a check mark to indicate it
is active.
Note: If Unknown sources is disabled, those applications
without a certificate will not be allowed to download to
your device.
Manage applications
This feature allows you to manage and remove installed
applications. You can also view the amount of memory or
resources used as well as the remaining memory and
resources for each of the applications on your device and
clear the data, cache, or defaults.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Application manager.
Clearing application cache and data
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Application manager.
2. Tap an application in which to clear the cache or data.
3. Tap Force stop, Uninstall, Clear data, Clear cache, or
Clear defaults.
Uninstalling third-party applications
You can uninstall any application you downloaded and
installed from the Play Store.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Application manager ➔
Downloaded.
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2. Tap the third-party application, and from the
Application info screen, tap Uninstall.
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Polaris Office Mobile for Android is a Microsoft Office
compatible office suite. This application provides a central
place for managing your documents online or offline.
The application can also open Adobe PDF (Portable
Document Format) files.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(POLARIS Office 5).
2. From the Registration screen, enter your Email
information (if desired) and tap Register to complete
the process.
– or –
Tap Skip to ignore this registration. The main Polaris
Office screen displays.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to use Polaris Office.
4. On its initial launch, navigate the application to begin
use:
• New: creates a new office document.
• Recent documents: provides a scrollable list of recently
accessed documents.
• Menu: provides access to Settings and Help.
• Samples: provides access to sample Word, PowerPoint, and
Excel files.
• File Browser: allows you to search on your device and SD card
for compatible documents.
• Form type: allows you to quickly access your documents
based on file type. Each type is separated into several available
tabs located at the bottom of the screen, such as: Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Other, and PDF.
• Favorites: allows you to list only those documents tagged as
Favorite.
• View Together: once connected to the same Wi-Fi, you can
share or collaborate with other Polaris users.
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S Health
S Health is a wellness application that allows you to better
manage your health by providing you with relevant
information.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(S Health).
2. Read the introduction and tap Next.
3. Read the Terms and conditions information, place a
checkmark in the Agree checkbox.
4. Tap Next.
5. Enter your personal information, then tap Start.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to use S Health.
7. Tap ➔ Help for more detailed information.
S Memo
The S Memo application allows you to create memos using
the keypad, your finger, or both. You can add images, voice
recordings, and text all in one place.
Creating a New Memo
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(S Memo). The S Memo screen is displayed.
2. Tap an existing Memo to open it then tap the screen to
enter edit mode.
– or –
Tap to start a new memo in text mode with the
keypad displayed or tap to start a new memo in
drawing mode using your finger or a compatible
on-screen writing tool. You can change back and forth
in a memo to add text with the keypad and the pen.
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The icons that you see displayed on the screen are described
in the following table:
3. From within an active memo, press to access the
following options:
Note: Depending on whether you have saved the memo, are in
keypad mode, or in handwriting mode, the options will
appear differently. The following is a list of the options
you may see.
• Share via: allows you to share your memo as either an Image
file (.jpg), PDF file (.pdf), Plain text, or S Memo file (.snb) via
Group Play, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox,
Flipboard, Picasa, Google+, Messaging, Gmail, or Email.
• Delete: allows you to delete the S Memo.
• Export: allows you to save the memo to your Gallery as either
an Image file or PDF file.
• Save as: allows you to save the memo with a different name.
• Add tag: allows you to set tags to add in searches.
• Add as favorite: allows you to tag the current memo as a
favorite.
• Change background: allows you to set the background for
your memo. Swipe the screen to the left or right to select a
background and then tap Done.
Allows you to add free-format drawing.
Displays the keypad to you can add text.
Eraser tool allows you to erase marks and drawings.
Undo the last action.
Redo the last action that was undone.
SAVE Saves the current memo and creates a new one.
Changes the view mode.
Provides access to a quick selection bar. Choose from:
Take picture, Images, Clipboard, Maps, Clip art. These
elements can be used within the memo.
Make a voice recording to add to the memo.
Add an additional page to the memo.
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• Edit pages: allows you to edit existing memo pages.
• Create event: allows you to link the memo to your Calendar
events.
• Set as: allows you to set a memo as a Contact icon, Home
screen wallpaper, Lock screen wallpaper, or Home and lock
screens.
• Print: allows you to print the screen or Web page on a
Samsung printer using Wi-Fi.
When you are finished creating your memo, tap Save on the
top menu bar.
S Translator
Allows you can easily translate words and phrases (verbal or
text messages) into many different languages.
Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be
logged in to your Samsung account application. For
more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung
Account” on page 21.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(S Translator).
2. If prompted, follow the on-screen instructions to log
into your Samsung account.
To translate text:
1. At the S Translator screen, tap the top language bar to
select your target/source language. Default is Spanish.
2. Tap the bottom language bar to select the destination
language that you would like to translate to. Default is
English (US).
3. Enter text into the top box and it will automatically be
translated into the lower box.
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4. Tap the selected (Translate) button within the
bottom field. The top target language field is then
updated with the new translation.
To translate using your voice:
Important! The two on-screen buttons at the bottom of the
application correspond to the two currently
selected languages.
1. At the S Translator screen, tap the left voice button to
verbally speak the selected language (corresponds to
top field).
2. Wait a few seconds until the on-screen notification
shows “Speak in...” then speak using the selected
language.
3. Within a few seconds, confirm the translated text now
appears in the other translation field.
4. Tap the selected (Speak) button to translate
using your selected input language and voice.
• Example, if trying to speak in English and get a Spanish
translation, tap the Speak (English (US)) button and wait for
the text to appear on-screen.
5. Press for additional options. Choose from: History,
Favorite, Preset phrases, TTS speech rate, and Help
S Voice
Launches your phone’s built-in voice recognition system that
allows you to initiate several common tasks without having
to touch the phone. Features include: Call, Text, Navigate,
Play music, Memo, and Driving mode.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(S Voice).
For more information, refer to “Using S Voice” on page 93.
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Samsung Apps
Allows you to easily download an abundance of applications
that are directly compatible with your device. This includes
games, news, reference, social networking, navigation, and
more. Samsung Apps makes your Smartphone smarter.
Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be
logged in to your Samsung account application. For
more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung
Account” on page 21.
1. Confirm you are currently signed into your Samsung
account.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Apps).
3. If prompted, read the Disclaimer, Terms and conditions,
and Privacy policy and tap Accept.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Samsung Hub
Samsung Hub is Samsung’s integrated store for media
content that offers a comprehensive and consistent media
service experience. You can browse and purchase all media
content within a single store front.
Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be
logged in to your Samsung account application. For
more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung
Account” on page 21.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Hub). For more information, refer to
“Samsung Hub” on page 185.
2. If a Wi-Fi connection is not detected, tap Connect to
use your current mobile network.
Note: Using your mobile network may result in additional
charges depending on your payment plan.
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3. Use your fingers to scroll across the available Samsung
Hub screen. You can select Combined view (Music,
Video, Books, and Games), Music, Video, Books, or
Games.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to browse, view, or
purchase media.
5. Press ➔ Help for additional information.
Samsung Link
This application wirelessly synchronizes your Samsung
mobile phone with your TV, streams content and even keeps
tabs on who calls or sends text messages with real-time,
on-screen monitoring. Samsung’s Samsung Link makes
staying connected easy.
Allows users to share their in-device media content with
other external devices using DLNA certified™ (Digital Living
Network Alliance) Devices. These external devices must also
be DLNA-compliant. Wi-Fi capability can be provided to TVs
via a digital multimedia streamer.
AllShare/Samsung Link Definitions:
Samsung Link/
AllShare Play
This new feature builds on the
previous AllShare Play functionality. It
includes features such as Web storage
integration and social networking
integration. This is a Web service
that requires using a Samsung account.
Group Play A subset feature of Samsung Link, this
allows you to mirror photos and
multimedia presentations with other
members of your current Wi-Fi
group. Users must be on the same
Wi-Fi and provide an access code to
join the group.
AllShare Cast
(with Hub
accessory)
This feature functions with an
external AllShareCast Hub to fully
mirror what is currently displayed on
your device to the external TV.
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Important! You must first connect both of your communicating
devices to the same Wi-Fi and be using an
active/registered Samsung account prior to using
this application.
For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi settings” on
page 281.
For more information, refer to “Creating a
Samsung Account” on page 21.
Important! The Samsung account manages the access
information (username/password) to several
applications, such as Samsung Link.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Samsung Link).
2. If prompted, read the on-screen message about
network charges and tap OK to continue and return to
the main screen.
3. If prompted, tap Sign in to log into your Samsung
account.
Note: If the main screen still shows a Sign in box, close the
application and restart it.
4. Tap Start and follow the on-screen prompts.
For more information, refer to “Samsung Link” on page 205.
Settings
This icon navigates to the sound and phone settings for your
phone. It includes such settings as: display, security,
memory, and any extra settings associated with your phone.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Settings).
– or –
From the Home screen press and then tap
Settings.
For more information, refer to “Changing Your Settings” on
page 280.
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Story Album
With Story Album, you can create a digital Album of your
story in media. Special moments will be on a timeline, and if
you wish, you can have your album published as a hard copy.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Story Album).
2. Read the introductory information and tap Next.
3. Tap Start to begin your Story Album.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
5. Press and then tap Help for additional
information.
T-Mobile My Account
This application provides you online access to account
information such as your current activity, billing information,
service plans, downloads, and other information.
Note: Wi-Fi connection must be disabled prior to use, this
application requires use of a T-Mobile network
connection.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(T-Mobile My Account).
2. If prompted, follow the on-screen information for
what’s new in the app.
Note: Some features may require you to log into your account.
3. The application screen provides several available
options:
• Account Info provides access to account-specific features
such as: Notifications.
• Device Support provides details about your current billing
summary.
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• Notifications provides about both your current plan, other
available plans and other related services.
• MobileLife FamilyWhere provides links to other T-Mobile
related information.
T-Mobile Name ID
Allows you to modify the on-screen Caller ID information.
Name ID identifies unknown callers by Name, City, and State.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(T-Mobile Name ID).
2. Choose an on-screen option.
T-Mobile TV
T-Mobile TV is an application that allows you to get live TV
and Video on Demand.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(T-Mobile TV).
For more information, refer to “T-Mobile TV” on page 214.
Talk
You can instant message with Google Talk. Google Talk
allows you to communicate with other people who are also
connected with Google Talk on the phone or on the web.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Talk).
For more information, refer to “Google Talk” on page 157.
TripAdvisor
With the TripAdvisor, you can plan and have your perfect trip.
With over 75 million reviews and opinions by travelers, it is
easy to find the best hotels, restaurants, and fun things to do.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(TripAdvisor).
2. Sign in with your Samsung Account if you have not
already done so.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to use TripAdvisor.
4. Press for additional options.
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Video
The Video player application plays video files stored locally.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Video).
For more information, refer to “Using Video” on page 182.
Visual Voicemail
Visual Voicemail enables users to view a list of people who
left a voicemail message, and listen to the any message they
want without being limited to chronological order.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Visual Voicemail).
For more information, refer to “Visual Voicemail” on page
23.
Voice Recorder
The Voice Recorder allows you to record an audio file up to
one minute long and then immediately send it as a message.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Voice Recorder).
2. Tap (Record) to record an audio file.
3. Tap (Stop) to stop recording. The file
automatically saves to the Voice list.
4. Tap (Pause) to pause the recording of an audio
file.
5. Tap (Cancel) to cancel the recording of an audio
file.
6. Tap (List) to display a list of current recordings.
7. Tap (Recording quality) to adjust the recording
quality. Choose from: Normal or High quality recording.
8. From the Recorded files page, press and then
select one of the following:
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• Share via and select a method in which to share this audio file.
Selections are: Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Messaging,
or Wi-Fi Direct. Refer to each specific section, depending on
the method you selected to send this voice recording.
• Delete: allows you to delete 1 or more voice recordings. Tap
the recordings to delete and tap Delete.
• Settings: the following settings are available:
– Storage: allows you to choose where your recordings will be
saved. Select between Phone or memory card.
– Recording quality: allows you to set the recording quality to
High or Normal.
– Limit for MMS: allows you to select On or Off. If you Limit for
MMS by selecting On, you will be assured that the recording can
be sent in a message.
– Contextual filename: (requires GPS tagging) allows you to
adjust the filename based on contextual information such as
your current GPS location.
– Default name: allows you to choose the name prefix for your
recordings. For example, if your Default name is Voice, your
recordings would be named Voice 001, Voice 002, Voice 003,
etc.
– Noise reduction: allows you to activate/deactivate background
noise suppression.
– Recording volume: allows you to assign the ambient noise
quality of your current location so the device can better detect
audio. Choose from High or Low.
– Channel: allows you to assign recording mode to either Mono
or Stereo.
– Skip interval: allows you to assign a skip length.
• End: allows you to exit the application.
Voice Search
Launches the Google Now application that is used for voice
to text Internet searching.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Voice Search).
2. When prompted, speak into the built-in microphone.
3. Use the on-screen options to find a matching search
term.
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VPN Client
This is a full-featured VPN Client that provides support for the
latest IPSec VPN standards and provides interoperability with
support for all major VPN Gateways.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(VPN Client).
2. Follow the on-screen instructions to configure the VPN
Client.
• Options include: Add VPN Connection or My VPN Connections.
WatchON
With the WatchON application, you can use your device as a
remote control for your TV.
Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be
logged in to your Samsung account application. For
more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung
Account” on page 21.
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(WatchON).
For more information, refer to “Using WatchON” on page
189.
YouTube
YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can
upload and share videos, and view them in MPEG-4 format.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(YouTube).
2. Tap the search field to search for specific videos,
scroll down to browse through the main page
thumbnails, or scroll to the bottom to explore additional
options.
3. To view a video, tap an available preview thumbnail or
tap the title link.
To configure YouTube Settings:
 Press and then tap Settings and configure the
following parameters:
• General
– High quality on mobile, when enabled, allows you to start all
videos in high quality mode while you are connected to a mobile
network.
– Caption font size allows you to set the font size used by
on-screen captions. Choose from: Small, Medium, Large, or
Huge.
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– Uploads specifies network preferences for uploads.
– Content localization allows you to prioritize channels and
videos from a specific country or region.
– Improve YouTube allows you to anonymously send YouTube
information to help improve the application.
• Channel Feed Content
– Sets the content that you want to appear within your channel
feed. All activity is the default option.
• Search
– Clear search history allows you to clear previous YouTube
searches from showing up in the YouTube search box.
– Never remember history allows you to force YouTube to never
store search history information.
– SafeSearch filtering allows you to configure block settings for
videos containing restricted content. This option blocks these
videos from appearing within your search results. Choose from:
Don’t filter, Moderate, or Strict.
• Preloading
– Preload subscriptions allows you to preload (or go get videos
while on Wi-Fi and charging) your subscription videos.
– Preload watch later allows you to enable the preload function
on selected videos so you can watch them later. Read the data
usage information and tap OK to accept the terms.
Note: Preloading YouTube videos will use some of your
device’s storage space and may result in additional
charges if your Wi-Fi plan is not unlimited.
• About
– Help provides answers to most YouTube questions.
– Feedback allows you to provide user feedback to YouTube.
– Google Mobile Terms of Service
– YouTube Terms of Service
– Google Mobile Privacy Policy
– YouTube Privacy Policy
– Open source licenses
– App version displays the software version for the current
YouTube application.
To watch a high quality video:
 Press and then tap Settings ➔ General ➔ High
quality on mobile.
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Section 10: Connections
Your phone is equipped with features that allow you to
quickly connect to the Web.
Internet
Your device is equipped with a Google browser to navigate
the mobile Web. This section explains how to navigate the
browser and use the basic features.
Accessing the Internet
To access the Browser:
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Internet).
Note: You must disable your Wi-Fi connection if you wish
to view the T-Mobile home page
(http://ml.t-mobile.com).
You may be prompted to allow your device to use your
current location.
Navigating with the Browser
1. Tap an entry to select an item.
2. Sweep the screen with your finger in an up or down
motion to scroll through a website.
3. To return to a previous page, tap .
4. To move forward to a Web page, tap .
Browser Options
1. From the top of the browser screen, select one of the
available options:
• Navigation: use the forward and back buttons to navigate
through your browsing activity.
• Refresh: reloads the current page.
• Windows: displays a list of the windows you have open.
• Bookmarks: provides access to the Bookmarks screen.
– or –
From the home page, press to access the
following options:
• Homepage: displays the home Web page.
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• New window: launches a new browser window. By default,
this screen shows the home page.
• Add bookmark: allows you to add a URL to your bookmark list.
• Add shortcut: allows you to add a shortcut to your Home
screen.
• Save page: allows you to store the current page in memory so
that it can be read later even if you loose your Internet
connection. It is saved in your Saved pages folder.
• Share via: allows you to share the page using Bluetooth,
ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google, Google+,
Messaging, S Memo, or Wi-Fi Direct.
• Find on page: allows you to search in the current page.
• Incognito mode: pages viewed in incognito mode won’t
appear within your browser history or search history, and no
traces (such as cookies) are left on your device. For more
information, refer to “Going Incognito” on page 262.
• Saved pages: contains web pages you have saved using the
Save page option.
• History: provides access to your History screen.
• Desktop view: allows you to assign the browser to display the
current page in the desktop view (to closely mimic the display
as it would appear on a Desktop computer).
• Brightness: allows you to assign a brightness level specifically
for the browser window. This is independent of the brightness
assigned within the device’s Settings menu.
• Print: provides print access on compatible Samsung printers.
• Settings: allows you to change the way you view your web
pages by changing these options. For more information, refer
to “Browser Settings” on page 265.
• Help: allows you view additional information concerning the
Internet application
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Entering a URL
You can access a website quickly by entering the URL.
Websites are optimized for viewing on your phone.
To enter a URL and go to a particular website:
 From the homepage tap the URL field at the top of the
screen, enter the URL and tap .
Search the Internet
To perform an Internet search using keywords:
1. From within the Google search application, tap the
Google search field, enter the keyword(s) to search
using the on-screen keypad.
2. Tap the entry from the list of search results that are
displayed.
3. Tap a link to view the website.
Adding and Deleting Windows
You can have up to eight Internet windows open at one time.
To add a new window:
1. From your browser window, tap (Windows) ➔
(New window).
2. A new browser window displays.
Note: The number of currently open windows is displayed at
the bottom of the Windows screen.
3. Scroll across the screen to view the currently active
windows and tap an entry to launch the selected
Internet window.
To delete an existing window:
1. From your browser window, tap (Windows).
2. Scroll across the available windows and locate your
target window.
3. Tap next to the listing to delete the window.
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Going Incognito
The incognito feature allows you to view Internet sites
outside of the normal browsing. Pages viewed in this
incognito window won’t appear within your browser history
or search history, and no traces (such as cookies) are left on
your device.
Note: Any downloaded files will be preserved and will stay on
your device after you exit the incognito mode.
To add a new incognito window:
1. From your browser window, press and select
Incognito mode.
2. At the information prompt, tap OK.
3. A new browser window displays.
To exit from the incognito window:
1. From your browser window, tap (Windows).
2. Scroll across the available windows and locate the
incognito window. The incognito icon appears in
the upper-left of the new browser window while you
are in this mode.
3. Tap next to the incognito listing to delete this
window.
Using Bookmarks
While navigating a website, you can bookmark a site to
quickly and easily access it at a future time. The URLs
(website addresses) of the bookmarked sites display in the
Bookmarks page. From the Bookmarks page you can also
view your Most visited websites and view your History.
1. From the webpage, tap (Bookmarks).
The Bookmarks page displays.
2. Press to display the following options:
• List/Thumbnail view: Select Thumbnail view (default) to view
a thumbnail of the webpage with the name listed, or select
List view to view a list of the bookmarks with Name and URL
listed.
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• Create folder: Creates a new folder in which to store new
bookmarks.
• Delete: Erases selected bookmarks.
• Change order: Rearranges the current bookmarks.
• Move to folder: Selected bookmarks are moved to a selected
folder.
3. Tap a bookmark to view the webpage, or touch and
hold a bookmark for the following options:
• Open in new window: Opens the webpage in a new window.
• Edit bookmark: Allows you to edit the name or URL of the
bookmark. For more information, refer to “Editing
Bookmarks” on page 263.
• Add shortcut: Adds a shortcut to the bookmarked webpage to
your phone’s Home screen.
• Share link: Allows you to share a URL address via Bluetooth,
ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google, Google+,
Messaging, S Memo, or Wi-Fi Direct.
• Delete bookmark: Allows you to delete a bookmark. For more
information, refer to “Deleting Bookmarks” on page 264.
• Set as homepage: Sets the bookmark to your new homepage.
Adding Bookmarks
1. From the webpage, tap ➔ (Add bookmark).
2. Use the on-screen keypad to enter the name of the
bookmark and the URL.
3. Select a storage location for your new bookmark.
4. Update the title of the Bookmark and confirm the URL.
5. Tap Save. The new save page now appears on the
Bookmarks page.
Editing Bookmarks
1. From the Bookmarks page, touch and hold the
bookmark you want to edit.
2. Tap Edit bookmark.
3. Use the on-screen keypad to edit the name of the
bookmark or the URL.
4. Tap the Location field to assign a new folder location.
5. Tap Save or Cancel to exit the operation.
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Deleting Bookmarks
1. From the Bookmarks page, touch and hold the
bookmark you want to delete.
2. Tap Delete bookmark.
3. At the confirmation window, tap OK.
Emptying the Cookies
A cookie is a small file placed on your phone by a website
during navigation. In addition to containing some sitespecific information, a cookie can also contain some
personal information (such as a username and password)
which might pose a security risk if not properly managed.
You can clear these cookies from your device at any time.
1. From an active Web page, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Privacy ➔ Delete personal data.
2. Tap Cookies and site data to create a checkmark.
3. Tap Done.
Using Web History
The History list displays a list of the most recently viewed
websites. These entries can be used to return to previously
unmarked web pages.
1. From an active Web page, press and then tap
History.
2. Select a visited range category. Choose from: Today,
Last 7 days, or Most visited.
3. Tap an entry to display the webpage.
– or –
Press and then tap Clear history to delete the
current History list.
Saved Pages
The Saved pages list provides you with a list of the websites
that you have saved.
1. From an active Web page, press and then tap
Saved pages.
A list of your saved webpages is displayed with their
Name. The webpages that have been visited the most
will appear at the top.
2. Tap any entry to display the webpage.
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Browser Settings
To configure browser settings:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Internet).
2. Press and then tap Settings.
3. Choose an option from the following categories:
Basics:
• Set home page: Sets the current home page for the Web
browser.
• Auto-fill text: Allows you to set the text used for the Web form
auto-fill feature.
Privacy:
• Search and URL suggestions: displays predictions of related
queries and popular websites in the address bar as you type.
• Preload available links before opening: allows you improve
performance when loading pages.
• Remember form data: Allows the device to store data from
any previously filled out forms. Remove the checkmark to
disable this function.
• Remember passwords: Stores usernames and passwords for
visited sites. Remove the checkmark to disable this function.
• Delete personal data: allows you to delete all personal data
such as Browsing history, Cache, Cookies and site data,
Passwords, Auto-fill data, and Location access.
Accessibility:
• Text scaling: allows you to preview the text size, scale the text
size using a slider bar, set the zoom amount on double tap, and
minimize the font size using a slider bar.
• Force zoom: allows you to override the website’s request to
control zoom.
• Text encoding: adjusts the current text encoding.
• Fullscreen: allows you to use Fullscreen mode to hide the
status bar.
• Text booster: allows you to boost the text size on PC websites
to make it easier to read.
Content settings:
• Accept cookies: Allows sites, that require cookies, to save and
read cookies from your device.
• Enable location: Allows websites to request access to your
location.
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• Enable JavaScript: Enables Javascript for the current Web
page. Without this feature, some pages may not display
properly. Remove the checkmark to disable this function.
• Block pop-ups: Prevents popup advertisement or windows
from appearing on-screen. Remove the checkmark to disable
this function.
• Default storage: Allows you to set your default storage to
Device or Memory Card.
• Website settings: View advanced settings for individual
websites.
• Enable notifications: Allows website notifications. Select
Always on, On demand, or Off.
• Clear notifications: Deletes website notification access
information.
• Reset settings: Restores all settings to default.
Bandwidth management:
• Preload web pages: Allows the browser to preload Web
pages. Choose from Always, Only on Wi-Fi, or Never.
• Load images: Allows web page images to load along with the
other text components of a loaded website.
• Open pages in overview: Displays an overview of newly
opened web pages.
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Bluetooth
About Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that
allows you to connect wirelessly to a number of Bluetooth
devices, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and
Bluetooth-enabled handhelds, computers, printers, and
wireless devices. The Bluetooth communication range is
usually up to approximately 30 feet.
Turning Bluetooth On and Off
To turn Bluetooth on:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab).
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Bluetooth slider
to the right to turn it on.
The slider color indicates the activation status. When
active, displays in the Status area.
To turn Bluetooth off:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Bluetooth slider
to the left to turn it off.
Note: Bluetooth must be enabled prior to use.
Bluetooth Status Indicators
The following icons show your Bluetooth connection status
at a glance:
Displays when Bluetooth is active.
Displays when Bluetooth is connected (paired) and
communicating.
Bluetooth Settings
The Bluetooth settings menu allows you to set up many of
the characteristics of your device’s Bluetooth service,
including:
• Entering or changing the name your device uses for Bluetooth
communication and description
• Setting your device’s visibility (or “discoverability”) for other
Bluetooth devices
• Displaying your device’s Bluetooth address
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To access the Bluetooth Settings menu:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Bluetooth.
2. Verify Bluetooth is active (indicated by ).
3. Press and tap the Visibility timeout, Received files,
and Help fields to set the options.
To change your Bluetooth name:
1. Verify Bluetooth is active.
2. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ About device.
3. Tap the Device name field and use the on-screen
keyboard to edit the current device name.
4. Tap to erase the current device name and enter
a new name for this device using the keyboard.
5. Tap OK to confirm your setting.
To set visibility:
1. Verify your Bluetooth is active.
2. From the top of the Bluetooth settings page, toggle the
state of the visibility check mark. Activating this feature
enabled your device visible allows other devices to pair
and communicate.
Note: Your device visibility is based on the time set within the
Visible time-out field (2 Minutes, 5 Minutes, 1 Hour, or
Never timeout). Press (Menu) ➔ Visibility timeout.
This value appears as a countdown within this Visibility
timeout field.
To scan for Bluetooth devices:
1. Verify Bluetooth is active.
2. From the bottom of the Bluetooth settings page, tap
Scan to search for visible external
Bluetooth-compatible devices such as headsets,
devices, printers, and computers.
To review your Bluetooth received files:
1. Verify Bluetooth is active.
2. From the Bluetooth settings page, press and then
tap Received files.
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Pairing Bluetooth Devices
The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish trusted
connections between your device and another Bluetooth
device. When you pair devices, they share a passkey,
allowing for fast, secure connections while bypassing the
discovery and authentication process.
Note: Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a one-time
process. Once pairing is established the devices
continue to recognize their partnership and exchange
information without entering a passcode.
To pair your device with another Bluetooth device:
1. Verify Bluetooth is active.
2. From the Bluetooth settings page, tap the Visibility field
(shown by the device name).
Your device must be visible to successfully pair with an
external device. This is shown by a green check mark.
3. Tap Scan. Your device displays a list of discovered inrange Bluetooth devices.
4. Tap a device from the list to initiate pairing.
5. Enter the passkey or PIN code, if needed, and tap OK.
6. The external device must accept the connection and
enter your device’s PIN code.
Once successfully paired to an external device,
displays in the Status area.
Note: Due to different specifications and features of other
Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and operations
may be different, and functions such as transfer or
exchange may not be possible with all Bluetoothcompatible devices.
Important! If callers can not hear you during a call while using
a paired Bluetooth headset (with built-in
microphone), verify the Call audio option is enabled
within the entry’s Bluetooth Settings page.
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Configuring Bluetooth Device Settings
Some connected Bluetooth devices are capable of more than
just functioning as a headphone, but also have built in
microphones for picking up voice. Although both functions
are detected by the device and activated, there might be
times when you need to change or update these settings for
Phone and Media Audio:
• I can hear the other person but they can’t hear me...
• I want to use my Bluetooth device only as a headphone
1. Verify Bluetooth is active.
2. From the Bluetooth settings page, tap (Settings).
3. Toggle the Call audio field to activate/de-activate the
Bluetooth device’s on-board microphone.
4. Toggle the Media audio field to activate/de-activate the
Bluetooth device’s headset functions.
Note: If callers can not hear you during a call while using a
paired Bluetooth headset (with built-in microphone),
verify the Call audio option is enabled within the entry’s
Bluetooth Settings page.
Disconnecting a Paired Bluetooth Device
Disconnecting a paired device breaks the connection
between the device and your phone, but retains the
knowledge of the pairing. At a later point when you wish to
reconnect the device, there is no need to setup the
connection information again.
1. Verify your Bluetooth is active.
2. From the Bluetooth settings page, tap the previously
paired device (from the bottom of the page).
3. Tap OK to confirm disconnection.
Note: Disconnections are manually done but often occur
automatically if the paired device goes out of range of
your phone or it is powered off.
Deleting a Paired Bluetooth Device
Deleting a device from your list removes its “connection
record” and upon reconnection would require that you
re-enter all the previous pairing information.
1. Verify Bluetooth is active.
2. From the Bluetooth settings page, tap (Settings)
➔ Unpair to delete the paired device.
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Sending Contacts via Bluetooth
Depending on your paired devices’ settings and capabilities,
you may be able to send pictures, Contact information, or
other items using a Bluetooth connection.
Note: Prior to using this feature, Bluetooth must first be
enabled on both your phone and the external device, and
the recipient’s device must be visible.
1. Verify your Bluetooth is active and your phone is
visible.
2. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
3. Touch and hold the entry from the list to display the
on-screen context menu.
4. Tap Share namecard via ➔ Bluetooth and select a
paired external Bluetooth device.
Note: The external Bluetooth device must be visible and
communicating for the pairing to be successful.
5. A Bluetooth share notification displays in your
notifications list.
Enable Downloading for Web
Applications
Important! Before you can download a web application you
must insert an SD into the phone and enable the
Unknown sources feature (enables downloading).
For more information, refer to “Installing the
microSD Memory Card” on page 11. Also, see
“Mounting the SD Card” on page 72
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Security ➔ Unknown
sources check box.
2. Tap OK to allow install of non-Play Store applications.
Tap again to remove the check mark and disable the
installation of non-Play Store applications.
Warning! Not all web applications are safe to download. In
order to protect your phone and data, use the Play
Store to install web applications. For more
information, refer to “Downloading a New Google
Application” on page 242.
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PC Connections
You can connect your device to a PC using an optional PC
data cable using various USB connection modes.
Media device (MTP): allows you to transfer media files in
Windows, or using an Android file transfer on a Mac.
Camera (PTP): allows you to transfer photos using the camera
software, and transfer any files onto a PC that does not
support MTP.
Kies: allows you to manage music, movies and photos. You
can also backup precious contacts and calendars, download
apps and podcasts and automatically upgrade device
firmware. Kies conveniently syncs your life across all your
devices.
Note: To sync your device to your computer it is highly
recommended that you install Samsung Kies which is
available at http://www.samsung.com/kies (for Windows/
Mac).
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.
Connecting as a Storage Device
You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and
access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in the
device, you can also access the files directory from the
memory card by using the device as a memory card reader.
Note: The file directory of the memory card displays as a
removable disk, separate from the internal memory.
1. Connect the USB cable to the device and connect the
cable to the computer. After a few seconds, a pop-up
window displays on the PC when connected.
2. Open the folder to view files.
3. Copy files from the PC to the memory card.
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Wi-Fi
About Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi (short for "wireless fidelity") is a term used for certain
types of Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN). Wi-Fi
communication requires access to an existing and accessible
Wireless Access Point (WAP). These WAPs can either be
Open (unsecured) as within most Hot Spots, or Secured
(requiring knowledge of the Router name and password).
Note: After you complete a connection to an active Wi-Fi
network, the Wi-Fi Calling feature will automatically be
enabled.
Note: For additional information on WPS Connections, refer to
"WPS Push Button" on page 285 and "WPS PIN Entry"
on page 285.
Activating Wi-Fi
By default, your device’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off
(deactivated). Activating Wi-Fi allows your device to discover
and connect to compatible in-range WAPs (Wireless Access
Points).
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab).
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the
right to turn it on. The device scans for available
in-range wireless networks and displays them under
Wi-Fi networks on the same screen.
Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
The network names and security settings (Open
network or Secured with WEP) of detected Wi-Fi
networks display in the Wi-Fi networks section.
2. Tap the network you wish to connect to.
Note: When you select an open network you are automatically
connected.
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3. Enter a wireless password (if necessary).
4. Tap Connect.
Wi-Fi Status Indicators
The following icons indicate the Wi-Fi connection status:
Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and
communicating with a Wireless Access Point
(WAP).
Displays when Wi-Fi is active and there is an
available open wireless network.
Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is active and
configured for a direct connection to another
compatible device in the same direct
communication mode.
Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is active and
communicating
Displays when Wi-Fi is being used as a Mobile
HotSpot feature is active and communicating.
Manually Add a New Network Connection
1. From the Wi-Fi network screen, tap Add Wi-Fi network.
2. Enter the Network SSID (the name of your Wireless
Access Point).
3. Tap the Security field and select a security option. This
must match the current security setting on your target
WAP.
4. Enter your WAP’s password if the WAP is secure.
5. Tap Connect to store the new information and connect
to the target WAP.
Note: No prompt to enter the WAP key displays if this is the
second time to connect to a previously accessed or
secured wireless network. The WAP key is required
when the device is reset using factory default settings.
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Deactivating Wi-Fi
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the
left to turn it off.
– or –
Activate and Deactivate Wi-Fi from the Notification bar.
Note: Use of wireless data connections such as Wi-Fi and
Bluetooth can reduce battery life and use times.
Manually Scan for a Wi-Fi Network
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the
right to turn it on.
3. Tap Scan.
Wi-Fi Advanced Settings
The Wi-Fi settings - Advanced menu allows you to set up
many of the device’s Wi-Fi services, including:
• Setting the Wi-Fi sleep policy
• Viewing the device’s MAC Address
• Configuring use of either a DHCP or Static IP
To access the Wi-Fi Advanced Settings menu:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Press and then tap Advanced.
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USB Tethering
This option allows you to share your device’s mobile data
connection via a direct USB connection between your device
and a single computer. The Mobile HotSpot connectivity is a
wireless version of this same functionality and allows you to
provide Internet connectivity to multiple devices.
Note: You can not mount your device’s microSD card to your
computer while using the USB tethering feature.
If additional software or USB drivers are required,
navigate to: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/
downloads.
To connect using USB Tethering:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Mobile HotSpot).
– or –
From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab) ➔ More
networks ➔ Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
2. Plug in the USB cable between your computer and your
device.
3. Tap USB tethering from the Tethering menu. This places
a green check mark next to the entry and activates the
feature. A Tethering or HotSpot active notification
briefly appears on the screen.
Look for the Tethering active icon in the Status
bar area of the screen.
4. Read the on-screen notification regarding data use and
tap OK.
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To disconnect tethering:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Mobile HotSpot).
2. Tap USB tethering from the Tethering menu to remove
the check mark and deactivate the feature.
3. Remove the USB cable from the device.
Mobile HotSpot
This feature allows you to turn your device into a Wi-Fi
hotspot. The feature works best when used in conjunction
with 4G/LTE data services (although 3G service can also be
used).
The Mobile HotSpot connectivity is a wireless version of this
same functionality and allows you to provide Internet
connectivity to multiple devices.
Important! The Mobile HotSpot service cannot be active when
device is connected to Wi-Fi. Please disconnect
your Wi-Fi connection prior to active this service.
Note: You must have a tethering plan on your account in order
to use the Mobile HotSpot. You cannot use data on the
device while using Mobile HotSpot.
To activate the Mobile HotSpot service:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Mobile HotSpot).
– or –
From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab) ➔ More
networks ➔ Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Mobile HotSpot
slider to the right to turn it on.
3. Read the on-screen notification regarding data use and
tap OK.
4. Edit the Network SSID name and then write it down.
5. Enable the Broadcast network name (SSID) field if you
would like to broadcast your SSID name to nearby
devices.
6. Verify the Security field is set to WPA2 PSK.
7. Enter a new password then write it down.
– Additional options include SHow password and Show advanced
options.
8. Tap Save to store the new settings.
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9. Confirm the Mobile HotSpot active icon appears
at the top of the screen.
Note: By default, the connection is not secured.
Note: Using your Mobile HotSpot drains your device’s battery
much faster. The best way to keep using the device as a
HotSpot is by connecting to a Charger.
To connect to the HotSpot:
1. Enable Wi-Fi (wireless) functionality on your target
device (laptop, media device, etc.).
2. Scan for Wi-Fi networks from the external device and
select your device’s Mobile HotSpot name from the
network list.
• The SSID name for your device’s hotspot is determined by what
you entered into the Network SSID field.
• You can change the name by tapping Configure ➔ Network
SSID and changing the entry.
3. Select this HotSpot and follow your on-screen
instructions to complete the connection.
4. Launch your Web browser to confirm you have an
Internet connection.
To change the Portable HotSpot password:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Mobile HotSpot).
2. Tap Mobile HotSpot ➔ Configure.
3. Tap the Security field and select WPA2 PSK.
4. With security enabled, delete the previous password
and enter a new one into the Password field.
Important! The more complex the password, the harder it will
be for intruders to break your security. It is
recommended that you not use names, birthdays,
or other personal information.
5. Tap Save to store the new settings.
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To mange connected devices:
This feature allows you to provide MAC filtering on your
device. This is similar to a “VIP list” where only device on the
list are allowed access.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Mobile HotSpot).
2. Tap Mobile HotSpot ➔ Allowed devices.
3. Tap (Add new device) to add devices to the
allowed for connection list.
4. Enter the Device name and Mac address.
5. Tap OK to save the new device.
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Section 11: Changing Your Settings
This section explains the device settings for your device. It
includes such settings as: display, security, memory, and any
extra settings associated with your device.
Accessing the Settings Tabs
 From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Settings).
– or –
Press ➔ and then tap Settings.
The four available tabs are then displayed. The
previous Settings list is now broken down into four
available tabs described below.
Settings Tabs - Overview
The Settings are divided into 4 main groups. When the
Settings screen displays, the following 4 tabs are located at
the top of the screen:
Connections:
This tab allows you to see all of settings related
to the connection of your device to external
sources. Features include: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Data
usage, More networks (Airplane mode, Mobile
networks, Tethering and Mobile HotSpot, VPN, and
Wi-Fi Calling), NFC, S Beam, Nearby devices,
Screen Mirroring, and Kies via Wi-Fi.
My device:
This tab provides access to device configuration
and customization features. Features include:
Lock screen, Display, LED indicator, Sound, Home
screen mode, Call, Blocking mode, Power saving
mode, Accessory, Accessibility, Language and
input, Motions and gestures, Smart screen, Air
view, and Voice control.
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Note: The settings for your device are described below using
the order in which they appear in the Settings menu.
Functions found under the Connections tab are listed
first, followed by My device, Accounts, and More tabs.
Wi-Fi Settings
This section describes the Wi-Fi settings. For more
information, refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 273.
Activating Wi-Fi
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab).
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the
right to turn it on . The device scans for
available in-range wireless networks and displays
them under Wi-Fi networks on the same screen.
Wi-Fi settings
Once set up for Wi-Fi connectivity, your device automatically
uses Wi-Fi, when available, for all your mobile services.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Press and then tap Advanced. Configure the
settings as desired.
The available Wi-Fi connection are displayed with a security
type displayed next to them.
Accounts:
This tab provides both the ability to create and
modify your accounts (ex: Samsung account,
Email, etc.), configure Cloud functionality, and
access Backup and reset features.
More:
This tab provides access to the remaining set of
device settings not listed under the other three tabs.
These include Location services, Security,
Application manager, Battery, Storage, Date and
time, and About device.
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Network Notification
By default, when Wi-Fi is on, you receive notifications in the
Status bar anytime your phone detects an available Wi-Fi
network. You can deactivate this feature if you do not want to
receive notifications.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Press and then tap Advanced.
3. Tap Network notification. A check mark displayed next
to the feature indicates Network notification is active.
4. Tap Network notification again to remove the check
mark and deactivate this feature.
Passpoint
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint™ allows users connect to Wi-Fi
hotspot networks by simplifying the process of connecting to
the correct network. In addition, this connection type
provides WPA2™ security protection for safe data
communication. Mobile devices, such as handsets and
tablets, that are certified for Passpoint can still be used in
existing hotspots. Users on passpoint-enabled hotspots, will
also enjoy Wi-Fi roaming.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Press and then tap Advanced.
3. In a single motion touch and slide the Passpoint slider
to the right to turn it on.
4. Tap the Passpoint field and begin the on-screen
process of connecting to a compatible AP.
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Wi-Fi During Sleep
By default, when your device enter a sleep mode, your Wi-Fi
connection stays on all the time. If the feature is Never
enabled during sleep that current data usage is taken over by
your SIM and its network connection.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Press and then tap Advanced ➔ Keep Wi-Fi on
during sleep.
3. Select an available option:
• Always: maintains your current active Wi-Fi connection even
during sleep.
• Only when plugged in: maintains the active Wi-Fi connection
only when the device detects it is connected to a power supply.
This reduced the drain on your device’s battery.
• Never (increase data usage): shuts off the current Wi-Fi
connection during sleep and diverts any current data usage to
the cellular network connection.
Check for Internet Service
Allows you to check for Wi-Fi Internet access once connected
to a WAP (Wireless Access Point).
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Press and then tap Advanced.
3. Tap the Check for Internet service field to activate the
feature. A green check mark indicates the feature is
active.
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Finding your WI-Fi Address Information
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Press and then tap Advanced.
3. Locate the MAC Address and IP Address information at
the bottom of the screen.
• MAC address: view your device’s MAC address, required
when connecting to some secured networks (not configurable).
• IP address: view your device’s IP address.
Manually Adding a Wi-Fi Network
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi ➔ Add Wi-Fi
network.
2. Enter the Network SSID (the name of your Wireless
Access Point).
3. Tap the Security field and select a security option. This
must match the current security setting on your target
WAP (Wireless Access Point).
4. Enter your WAP’s password if the WAP is secure.
5. Tap Connect to store the new information and connect
to the target WAP.
Note: An SSID is a unique key which identifies a wireless LAN.
Its purpose is to stop other wireless equipment from
accessing your LAN — whether accidentally or
intentionally. To communicate, wireless devices must be
configured with the same SSID.
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WPS Push Button
The WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) feature (sometimes
associated with a physical or on-screen button on most
WAPs) allows you to pair your device and WAP without the
need for entering a passcode. This process is similar to Wi-Fi
Direct pairing.
In this case, once the WPS feature is active on your WAP,
your device can then detect it and then immediately pair to it.
Note: WPS-capable routers appear in the Wi-Fi list of available
devices with the term (WPS available) below their name.
To pair your device using WPS:
1. Follow the WPS activation instructions specific to your
Wireless Access Point.
2. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
3. Press then tap WPS push button.
4. Once the connection is complete, confirm the external
router now appears in the Wi-Fi list as connected.
WPS PIN Entry
If a WPS Push Button does not work, there is an alternative
WPS connection method where you would use a device
generated PIN number to establish the connection. This
number is then entered into your WAP’s WPS client PIN field
to complete the connection.
To pair your device using WPS PIN:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Press then tap WPS PIN entry.
3. Write down the generate PIN number and enter it into
your Wi-Fi Router’s client PIN field.
4. Once the connection is complete, confirm the external
router now appears in the Wi-Fi list as connected.
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Wi-Fi Direct Setup and Settings
You can configure your device to connect directly with other
Wi-Fi capable devices. This is an easy way to transfer data
between devices. These devices must be enabled for Wi-Fi
direct communication. This connection is direct and not via a
HotSpot or WAP.
Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is active and
configured for a direct connection to another
compatible device in the same direct
communication mode.
Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is active and
communicating.
Note: Activating this feature will disconnect your current Wi-Fi
network connection.
To activate your connection:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi slider to the
right to turn it on. The slider color indicates the
activation status.
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct.
4. Tap Scan and select the single device name to begin
the connection process to another Wi-Fi Direct
compatible device.
– or –
Tap Multi-connect ➔ Scan and select all the device
names to begin the connection process to these Wi-Fi
Direct compatible devices.
Note: The target device must also have Wi-Fi Direct service
active and running before it can be detected by your
device.
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5. Tap Done. The direct connection is then established.
Confirm appears in the Status bar.
6. When prompted to complete the connection, the
recipient should tap OK. Your status field now reads
“Connected” and your connected device is listed within
the Wi-Fi Direct devices listing.
Bluetooth settings
In this menu you can activate Bluetooth, view or assign a
device name, activate your phone so other Bluetooth devices
can discover it, or scan for other, available Bluetooth devices
with which to pair. For more information, refer to “Bluetooth”
on page 267.
Turning Bluetooth On and Off
To turn Bluetooth on:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab).
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Bluetooth slider
to the right to turn it on .
The slider color indicates the activation status. When
active, displays in the Status area.
To turn Bluetooth off:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Bluetooth slider
to the left to turn it off .
Note: Bluetooth must be enabled prior to use.
Changing the Device Name
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ About device.
2. Tap the Device name field and use the on-screen
keyboard to edit the current device name.
3. Tap to erase the current device name and enter
a new name for this device using the keyboard.
4. Tap OK to confirm your setting.
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Activating Visibility
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Bluetooth.
2. Verify your Bluetooth is active.
3. From the top of the Bluetooth settings page, toggle the
state of the visibility check mark. Activating this feature
enabled your device visible allows other devices to pair
and communicate.
Scanning for Devices
This option allows you to scan for active Bluetooth devices so
you can pair with them.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Bluetooth.
2. From the bottom of the Bluetooth settings page, tap
Scan to search for visible external Bluetoothcompatible devices such as headsets, devices,
printers, and computers.
Important! Some Bluetooth devices are secured and require a
PIN number to confirm and pair with them.
3. Enter a PIN to pair with the device, if one is required,
and tap OK.
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Data Usage
Monitor and mange your device’s data usage capabilities.
Features include activation/deactivation or network data
usage, set mobile data usage for a set period of time, and
view application data usage.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab) ➔ Data usage.
To activate/deactivate Mobile data usage:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Data usage.
2. Tap the Mobile data field to activate the feature. A
green check mark indicates the feature is active.
3. Tap the Mobile data field again to deactivate the
feature.
To set a mobile data limit:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Data usage.
2. Place a check mark in the Set mobile data limit field.
3. Read the on-screen disclaimer info and tap OK.
4. Touch and drag the far right ends of the Red or Orange
horizontal lines to manually adjust both the Warning
and Maximum data limits.
5. Touch and drag the bottom grey vertical lines to adjust
the time frames.
6. Tap the Data usage cycle button and select either the
current cycle or define your own by selecting Change
cycle.
7. Press and then select from the available onscreen options:
• Data roaming allows you to connect to your service provider’s
partner networks and access data services when you are out of
your service providers area of coverage. For more information,
refer to “Data Roaming” on page 291.
• Restrict background data prevents background data usage.
This can help prevent over usage of your data minutes.
• Auto sync data allows the device to automatically sync
information and updates with your various services.
• Show Wi-Fi usage activates an additional Wi-Fi tab that shows
you your Wi-Fi data usage.
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• Mobile hotspots allows you to select available Wi-Fi networks
that can service as mobile hotspots. Place a check mark on
those entries you wish to use.
More Networks
This tab displays additional wireless and network
information.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Connections tab) ➔ More
networks.
Airplane Mode
This mode allows you to use many of your device’s features,
such as Camera, Games, and more, when you are in an
airplane or in any other area where making or receiving calls
or data is prohibited.
Important! When your device is in Airplane mode, it cannot
send or receive any calls or access online
information or applications.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Airplane mode
slider to the right to turn it on.
3. Tap OK. The Airplane mode icon is displayed at
the top of your screen.
Mobile networks
Before you use applications such as Google Maps and find
your location or search for places of interest, you must
enable the Mobile networks options.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks.
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The following options display:
Use mobile data
Allows you to activate mobile data usage on your device.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks ➔ Mobile data.
Data Roaming
Data roaming allows you to connect to your service
provider’s partner networks and access data services when
you are out of your service providers area of coverage.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks.
2. Tap Data roaming to connect to data services while
roaming outside your network.
– or –
Tap Data roaming again to remove the green check
mark and deactivate the feature.
Access Point Names
To access a wireless access point:
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks ➔ Access Point Names. A list of the
Access point names display. The active access point
displays a bright green, filled circle to the right of the
name.
Network mode
You can configure your device to either automatically select
the LTE option (LTE/GSM/WCDMA (auto connect) [by default]),
GSM/WCDMA (auto connect), GSM only, or WCDMA only.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks ➔ Network mode.
• LTE/GSM/WCDMA (auto connect) is the default network
mode option. This selection allows the device to choose the
fastest connection from among the available connection
speeds, including LTE.
• GSM/WCDMA (auto connect) allows you to exclude the LTE
network and choose from only 4G, 3G, and 2G networks.
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• GSM only restricts your connection to only the 2G network.
• WCDMA only restricts your connection to only the 3G network.
Using the LTE Network Option
To confirm you are always using the fastest possible
connection, the device has an automatic detection method
where it finds both the fastest and most stable connection/
communication method from among this selected set
(LTE/4G/3G/2G).
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks ➔ Network mode.
2. Tap LTE/GSM/WCDMA (auto connect). A selection
indicator displays next to this option to show that it is
active. This is the default mode for this device.
Using the GSM/WCDMA Option
If you wish to not use LTE but still require a fast connection
using the standard 3G/2G network speed, follow these
instructions to connect to these network types.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks ➔ Network mode.
2. Tap GSM/WCDMA (auto connect). A selection indicator
displays next to this option to show that it is active.
This is the default mode for this device.
Using the 2G - GSM Only Network
If you are not using applications that require a faster network
speed (any application that accesses the network or uses a
browser), using the 2G only (WCDMA) network saves battery
life.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks ➔ Network mode.
2. Tap GSM only. A check mark displays next to this option
to indicate that it is active. Connecting to 2G networks
slows the data transfer speed and time.
Using the WCDMA - 3G Only Network
This option uses a 3G connection only.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks ➔ Network mode.
2. Tap WCDMA only. A check mark displays next to this
option to indicate that it is active. Connecting to 3G
networks slows the data transfer speed and time.
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Network Operators
Using this feature you can view the current network
connection. You can also scan and select a network operator
manually, or set the network selection to Automatic.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks.
2. Tap Network operators. The current network connection
displays at the bottom of the list.
Important! You must deactivate data service prior to searching
for an available network.
3. Tap Search now to manually search for a network.
4. Tap Select automatically to automatically select a
network connection.
Note: Connecting to 2G networks slows the data transfer
speed and time.
Default Setup Options
Your phone default is set to Automatic (to automatically
search for an available network. You can set this option to
Manual to select a network each time you connect.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Mobile networks ➔ Network operators.
2. Tap Default setup.
3. Tap Automatic to allow the device to automatically
select a network.
– or –
Tap Manual to locate and connect to a network
manually.
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Tethering and Mobile HotSpot
This option allows you to share your phone’s mobile data
connection via a direct USB connection between your phone
and computer. A wireless version of this same functionality
would be the Mobile AP feature.
Note: You can not mount your device’s microSD card to your
computer while using the USB tethering feature.
If additional software or USB drivers are required,
navigate to: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/
downloads.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔
Tethering and Mobile HotSpot.
For more information, refer to “USB Tethering” on page 276.
For more information, refer to “Mobile HotSpot” on page
277.
VPN settings
The VPN settings menu allows you to set up and manage
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
Note: Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock
PIN or password. For more information, refer to
“Security” on page 345.
Adding a VPN
Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN
protocol to use: PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA,
IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, IPSec Hybrid RSA.
Important! Before you can use a VPN you must establish and
configure one.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔ VPN.
2. If prompted, read the screen lock information and
follow the on-screen steps to setup an unlock PIN or
password.
3. Tap (Add VPN network).
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4. In the form that appears, fill in the information provided
by your network administrator.
5. Tap Save.
Note: Similar setup process can be used for all available VPN
types.
Connecting to a VPN
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔ VPN.
2. Tap the VPN entry you want to connect to.
3. Enter any requested credentials into the pop-up that
opens.
4. Tap Connect.
Edit a VPN
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔ VPN.
2. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit.
3. In the pop-up that opens, select Edit network.
4. Make the desired VPN setting changes.
5. Tap Save.
Delete a VPN
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔ VPN.
2. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to delete.
3. Tap Delete network within the pop-up that opens up.
Wi-Fi Calling
You can configure your device to make and receive calls over
an active Wi-Fi connection. Wi-Fi Calling is an excellent
solution for coverage issues in and around the home or
wherever cellular coverage is limited. Minutes used while
connected to the Wi-Fi network count against available rate
plan minutes.
For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi Calling” on page 84.
1. Ensure that the Wi-Fi connected icon displays on
the status bar.
2. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks.
3. In a single motion touch and slide the Wi-Fi Calling
slider to the right to turn it on.
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Wi-Fi Calling Settings
Important! A compatible SIM card must be installed within the
device prior to using this feature. Wi-Fi must first
be active and communicating prior to launching
Wi-Fi Calling.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks ➔ Wi-Fi
Calling.
2. Tap Connection Preferences and select a preference for
use of the Wi-Fi Calling feature:
• Wi-Fi Preferred: Wi-Fi network is preferred over cellular
network when making calls. Calling requires you to stay in the
Wi-Fi range.
• Cellular Network Preferred: The cellular network is preferred
over a Wi-Fi network when making calls.
• Never use Cellular Network: Use only Wi-Fi for calls. Do not
use Cellular Network, even if available.
3. Tap Help from the main Wi-Fi Calling Settings page to
navigate through either an on-screen tutorial or review
the top 10 Wi-Fi Calling questions.
Near Field Communication
This feature is used to read and exchange tags. When used
in conjunction with Android Beam, your device can be used
to beam application content when NFC-capable devices are
touched.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab.
2. Tap the NFC field and verify the feature is active
(indicated by ).
Android Beam
When Android Beam is activated, you can beam app content
to another NFC-capable device by holding the devices close
together. You can beam browser pages, YouTube videos,
contacts, and more.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ NFC ➔ Android Beam.
2. Tap the OFF / ON icon to turn Android Beam on.
3. Touch the back of your device with another
NFC-capable device and the content is transferred.
ON
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S Beam
This feature (when activated via NFC) allows you to beam
large files directly to another compatible device that is in
direct contact. These files can be larger, such as Videos, HD
pictures, and other large files.You can beam images and
videos from your gallery, music files from your music player,
and more.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab.
2. Verify the NFC feature is active.
3. Tap S Beam and make sure the feature is turned on.
4. If not already active, in a single motion touch and slide
the S Beam slider to the right to turn it on.
5. Complete the transfer process between the two
NFC-enabled devices by placing them back to back.
This feature can come in very handy to quickly share
pictures between users with compatible S Beam devices. For
more information, refer to “Using S Beam to Share Pictures”
on page 175.
Nearby devices
This option allows you to share your media files with nearby
devices using DLNA and connected to the same Wi-Fi.
1. Connect to a Wi-Fi network. For more information, refer
to “Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network” on page 273.
2. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Nearby devices.
3. Tap the File sharing field to turn File sharing on. A green
check mark indicates the feature is active. Once active,
(Nearby devices) appears at the top of the screen.
4. At the Nearby devices prompt, tap OK.
5. Tap Shared contents, then check the media you would
like to share. Tap OK.
6. Tap Allowed devices list, then select the connected
devices you would like to allow.
7. Tap Not-allowed devices list, then select the connected
devices you would like to not allow.
8. Tap Download to, then select the destination of any
downloaded (shared) content. Choose from USB
storage (Device) or SD card.
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9. Tap Upload from other devices, then select the actions
you’ll take when you upload content from other
devices. Choose from either Always accept, Always
ask, or Always reject.
Screen Mirroring
With feature enabled, you can wirelessly mirror what is
currently displayed on your device’s screen with an external
TV via devices such as the AllShare Cast Hub®.
Note: Screen mirroring can only be done with a compatible
wireless TV or one enabled with the AllShare Cast Hub.
For more information, refer to “AllShare Cast Hub” on page
210.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ Screen Mirroring.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Screen Mirroring
slider to the right to turn it on. The slider color indicates
the activation status.
Note: This feature allows a connection between your device
and the optional AllShare Cast Hub, via a shared Wi-Fi
Direct connection. The AllShare Cast Hub then allows
the communicating TV to mirror what is being shown on
the device's display.
For more information, refer to “AllShare Cast Hub” on page
210.
Kies via Wi-Fi
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Connections tab ➔ More networks.
2. Tap Kies via Wi-Fi ➔ OK.
3. Select a network connection and follow the on-screen
connection process.
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Lock Screen
This menu contains features that allows you to configure the
device’s security parameters.
Screen Unlock Pattern Overview
To secure data and limit phone access, set the phone to
require a screen unlock pattern each time you turn on the
device, or every time the phone wakes up from sleep mode
(when the screen automatically turns off).
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Lock screen ➔
Screen lock.
The Screen lock menu allows to choose from a variety of
locking features such as:
• Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it.
• Face unlock: Look at your phone to unlock it.
• Face and voice: Look at your phone and speak to unlock.
• Pattern: A screen unlock pattern is a touch gesture you create
and use to unlock your device. Follow the prompts to create or
change your screen unlock pattern.
• PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the screen.
• Password: Create a password for unlocking the screen.
• None: No pattern, PIN, or password is required. The screen will
never lock.
Swipe options
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Configure one of the following options.
• Multiple widgets allows you to display multiple widgets on
your lock screen. Appears as an options after a lock mode is
enabled.
• Lock screen widgets allows you to lock the widgets that are
displayed on your home screens.
• Shortcuts sets shortcuts to appear at the bottom of the Lock
screen. Touch and slide the slider to the right to turn it on.
• Unlock effect sets the effect you receive when unlocking the
phone. You can select None, Ripple effect, or Light effect.
• Help text shows help information on the Lock screen.
• Wake up in lock screen requires that you say a command to
wake-up your phone.
• Set wake-up command designates your wake-up
commands. Tap Set wake-up command and follow the
on-screen prompts to create a new verbal command.
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Using Swipe
This feature is the least secure locking method and only
requires that a user swipe the screen to unlock the device.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Tap Screen lock ➔ Swipe.
Using Face Unlock
This feature used facial recognition to unlock your phone.
This feature is less secure than PIN, Pattern, and Password
locks and can be bypassed by someone else who looks
similar to you.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Tap Screen lock ➔ Face unlock.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap Next.
4. From the About Face Unlock screen, tap Set it up ➔
Continue.
5. Follow the on-screen instructions.
6. If your face is not recognized, choose an unlocking
method: Pattern or PIN.
Face unlock options
Once Face unlock is enabled, additional options are
available:
• Lock screen widgets allows you to lock the widgets that are
displayed on your home screens.
• Improve facial recognition allows you to improve your
device’s face matching capability by capturing your face in
different lighting, with or without glasses, and bearded or
clean-shaven. Follow the on-screen instructions.
• Presence check requires that you blink when using the Face
unlock feature. This will increase the security of the feature.
• Lock automatically locks the screen 5 seconds after the
screen turns off.
• Lock instantly with power key once enabled, instantly locks
the screen after pressing the power key.
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Using Face and Voice Unlock
This feature used facial recognition to unlock your phone.
This feature is less secure than PIN, Pattern, and Password
locks and can be bypassed by someone else who looks
similar to you.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Tap Screen lock ➔ Face and voice.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap Next.
4. From the About Face Unlock screen, tap Set it up ➔
Continue.
5. Follow the on-screen instructions.
6. Once prompted to speak and unlock command, tap
and repeat the phrase four times.
7. Once complete, tap Done.
Setting an Unlock Pattern
Creating a screen unlock pattern increases security on the
phone. When you enable the User visible pattern field, you
will draw an unlock pattern on the screen whenever you
want to unlock the phone’s buttons or touch screen. When
you activate the User tactile feedback field, you feel vibration
as feedback while drawing the pattern.
The feature is now paired with a backup PIN code that acts
as a backup to the pattern lock. If you forget your pattern,
you can regain access to the device by entering a PIN code.
Note: Make sure the Require Pattern field is activated.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Tap Screen lock ➔ Pattern.
3. Read the instructions then tap Next.
4. Draw your pattern by touching your first on-screen
point. Then, without removing your finger from the
screen, drag your finger over adjacent points until the
gray trace line overlaps each point and they are
highlighted with a green circle.
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5. When you have connected at least four dots in a
vertical, horizontal or diagonal direction, lift your finger
from the screen and tap Continue.
6. Confirm the new pattern by redrawing it and then
tapping Confirm. The Unlock pattern is set.
7. Enter the backup PIN code and tap Continue.
8. Reenter the PIN to reconfirm the previous entry and
tap OK.
Changing the Screen Lock Pattern
This feature allows you to change the previously stored
unlock pattern and update it if necessary. This process is
similar to changing your password from time to time.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Tap Screen lock.
3. Retrace your current pattern on the screen.
4. Tap Pattern and repeat steps 3 - 7 from the previous
section.
Deleting the Screen Lock Pattern
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Tap Screen lock.
3. Retrace your current pattern on the screen.
4. Tap None.
Pattern options
Once an unlock pattern is enabled, additional options are
available:
• Lock screen widgets allows you to lock the widgets that are
displayed on your home screens.
• Make pattern visible allows you to see the pattern as you
draw it.
• Lock automatically allows you to set a time-out for lock
screen.
• Lock instantly with power key allows you to lock the screen
by pressing .
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What If I Forget my Pattern?
If you forget your device's lock pattern, you can unlock your
device or reset it using your Google™ Account credentials.
When you enter the wrong unlock pattern too many times,
you should see an option at the bottom of the screen that
says Forgot pattern? Follow these steps to use either your PIN
or email address.
Important! You can only enter an incorrect lock pattern 5 times
before the device is locked.
Important! If you are unsuccessful in retrieving your lock
pattern or unlocking your device, please contact
T-Mobile for assistance.
To unlock your device with a PIN code:
1. Tap Forgot pattern? (located at the bottom of the
screen).
2. Scroll down and tap the Type PIN code field and use the
on-screen keypad to enter the backup PIN code you
setup when you created your lock pattern.
3. Tap OK.
4. If you have forgotten your current pattern, tap Pattern
from the Screen unlock settings menu and follow the
procedures outlined in "Setting an Unlock Pattern" on
page 301 to create a new pattern.
To unlock your device using your Google account:
1. Tap Forgot pattern? (located at the bottom of the
screen).
2. Tap the Username (email) and Password fields, use the
on-screen keyboard to enter your Google Account
credentials, and tap Sign in to complete the login
process.
3. If you have forgotten your Google Account credentials,
visit the Google website to recover them. If you still
cannot get your Google Account credentials, contact
your wireless carrier for additional options.
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PIN Lock and Unlock
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Tap Screen lock ➔ PIN.
3. Enter a PIN number using the numeric keypad and
touch Continue to confirm the password.
4. Confirm the PIN by re-entering it and tap OK to confirm.
Your phone now requires you to enter this PIN number
in order to unlock the phone.
Password Lock and Unlock
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Lock screen.
2. Tap Screen lock.
3. Tap Password.
4. Enter a password using the keypad and tap Continue to
confirm the password.
5. Confirm the password by re-entering it and tap OK to
confirm.
Display Settings
In this menu, you can change various settings for the display
such as the font, orientation, pop-up notifications, puzzle
lock feature, animation, brightness, and screen timeout, and
power saving mode.
Adjusting the Screen Display
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Display.
2. Configure the following screen display settings:
• Wallpaper: allows you to set the Wallpaper for your Home
screen, Lock screen, or both.
• Notification Panel: allows you to set the brightness of your
notification panel and also select the quick setting buttons that
you want to display at the top of the notification panel
(page 38).
• Multi window: tap this option to enable/disable the automatic
Multi window feature.
• Screen mode: allows you to select from several different color
modes.
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• Brightness: adjusts the on-screen brightness level. For more
information, refer to “Adjusting Screen Brightness” on
page 306.
• Auto-rotate screen: when enabled, the phone automatically
switches from portrait to landscape orientation and vice versa.
When this setting is disabled, the phone displays in portrait
mode only.
• Screen timeout: adjusts the delay time before the screen
automatically turns off. Selections are: 15 seconds,
30 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, 5 minutes, and
10 minutes.
• Daydream: allows you to control what your screen does when
your device is docked or sleeping. Tap the adjacent OFF / ON
icon to turn it on. Follow the on-screen instructions.
• Font style: sets the fonts used on the LCD display. Selections
are: Default font, Choco cooky, Cool jazz, Rosemary,
Samsung Sans or Get fonts online. Tap Get fonts online to
download additional fonts.
• Font size: allows you to select which size of font is displayed.
• Touch key light duration: allows you to adjust the delay before
the Touch key light automatically turns off.
• Display battery percentage: to activate/deactivate the display
of battery charge percentage atop the battery icon at the top of
the screen.
• Edit after screen capture: allows you to go edit a screen
immediately after taking a screen capture.
• Auto adjust screen tone: adjusts the phone’s LCD brightness
level to automatically adjust and conserve battery power.
• High touch sensitivity: allows you to adjust the touch
sensitivity of your phone automatically depending on the type of
material on the display.
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Adjusting Screen Brightness
This feature configures the LCD Brightness levels.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Display ➔ Brightness.
2. Tap Automatic brightness to allow the phone to
self-adjust and tap OK.
– or –
Touch and slide the on-screen slider to adjust the level
and tap OK.
Assigning a Wallpaper
The Wallpaper settings option allows you to set the Wallpaper
for your Home screen, Lock screen, or both.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Display ➔ Wallpaper.
2. Select an available option to change its current
wallpaper.
For more information, refer to “Managing Wallpapers” on
page 69.
LED Indicator
This option allows you to turn on your LED lights for charging,
missed events, and incoming notifications. The light will turn
on by default unless you turn them off.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ LED indicator.
2. Tap the following LED indicator options to turn them on
or off:
• Charging: LED lights up when the device is connected to the
charger.
• Low battery: LED lights up when the battery level is low.
• Notifications: LED lights up when you have missed calls,
messages, or application events.
• Voice recording: LED lights up when you are recording voice.
The LED only lights up when the screen is off.
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Sound Settings
From this menu you can control the sounds on the phone as
well as configure the display settings.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Sound.
The following options display:
Silent mode via Device Options Screen
Silent mode is convenient when you wish to stop the phone
from making noise, in a theater for example. In Silent Mode
the speaker is muted and the phone only vibrates to notify
you of incoming calls, or other functions that normally have a
defined tone or sound as an alert.
1. From the Home screen, press and hold
(Power/End) until the Device options screen displays.
2. Tap either Mute, Vibrate, or Sound from the Device
options screen to activate or deactivate these features
(the current mode displays).
Adjusting the Volume Settings
The Volume menu now provides access to various volume
settings within one on-screen popup menu.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Sound ➔ Volume.
2. Touch and drag the on-screen slider to assign the
volume settings for any of the following volume levels.
• Music, video, games, and other media, Ringtone,
Notifications or System.
3. Tap OK to assign the volume levels.
Vibration intensity
Vibration intensity allows you to select how intense the
vibration is for different options.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Sound ➔ Vibration
intensity.
2. Touch and drag the slider to adjust the Vibration
intensity for Incoming call, Notification, and Haptic
feedback.
3. Tap OK to assign the vibration levels.
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Setup the Ringtones
This option allows you to set the ringtone.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Sound.
2. Tap Ringtones.
3. Tap a ringtone from the available list. The ringtone
briefly plays when selected.
4. Tap Add to locate a compatible media file that can be
used as a ringtone.
5. Tap OK to assign a ringer.
Setup the Vibration
This option allows you to set your device to vibrate and ring.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Sound.
2. Tap Vibrations.
3. Select a vibration pattern and tap OK.
– or –
Tap Create to then use an on-screen touch circle to
create your own custom vibration pattern. Tap Save to
store the new vibration pattern.
Notifications
This option allows you to set the ringtone that will sound for
notifications and alarms.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Sound.
2. Tap Notifications.
3. Select a ringtone and tap OK.
Setting up Vibration When Ringing
This option allows you to enable your phone to vibrate when
a call is incoming.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Sound.
2. Tap the Vibrate when ringing field to activate the
feature.
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Audible System Tone Settings
These options are used when you use the dialing pad, make
a screen selection, lock your screen, or tap the screen. Each
time you press a key or make a selection the selected tone
sounds.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Sound.
2. Tap Dialing keypad tone to activate a tone when you
use on-screen keys. A check mark displayed next to
these features indicates active status.
3. Tap Touch sounds to activate a tone when you touch the
screen. A check mark displayed next to this feature
indicates active status.
4. Tap Screen lock sound to activate a tone when you use
the Lock screen. A check mark displayed next to this
feature indicates active status.
5. Tap Haptic feedback to activate the a vibration when
you press soft keys on certain screens. A check mark
displayed next to the feature indicates this feature is
active.
Adapt sound
The Adapt sound feature allows you to customize your call
sounds.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Sound ➔ Adapt Sound.
2. Read the instructions and tap Start.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your
personal call sound.
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Home Screen Mode
This application allows you to set your display to the
conventional layout of Standard mode or provide an easier
user experience for the first-time smartphone users using
Easy mode.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ (Home
screen mode).
2. Tap the pull-down Dropbox and select one of the
following options:
• Standard mode: provides conventional layout for the apps and
widgets on your home screens.
• Easy mode: provides easier user experience for first-time
smartphone users on the home screens.
3. Tap Apply and give your device a few seconds to
update the device with the new look and feel.
Call Settings
1. From the Home screen, tap .
2. Press and then tap Call settings.
– or –
From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Call.
To access the Call settings menu:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings.
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Configuring General Call Settings
Configure the general call settings using this option.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone). Press
and then tap Call settings.
– or –
From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Call.
2. Tap one of the following options:
• Call rejection: allows you to manage your rejection mode and
rejection list.
– Auto reject mode: sets the phone to automatically reject
incoming calls or messages.
– Auto reject list: provides access to current rejection entries
and numbers.
• Set up call rejection messages: allows you to manage both
existing rejection messages and create new ones.
• Answering/ending calls: allows you to manage the settings
for answering and ending calls.
– The home key answers calls allows you to press to
answer the phone.
– Voice control allows you to answer incoming voice calls using
voice.
– The power key ends calls allows you to press the power key
to end the current call.
• Turn off screen during calls: allows you to force the screen to
turn off during an active call.
• Call alerts: allows you to assign call alert tones and activate
call alerts and vibration.
– Call vibrations: vibrates the phone when the called party
answers. Choose from: Answer vibration or Call-end vibration.
– Call status tones: assigns sounds settings during the call.
Choose from: Call connect tone, Minute minder, and Call end
tone.
– Alerts on calls: selects whether alarm and message
notification is turned off during a call.
• Call accessories: allows you to assign headset settings during
incoming calls.
– Automatic answering configures the device to automatically
answer and incoming call when a headset is detected.
– Automatic answering timer configures the time delay before
the device automatically accepts the incoming call.
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– Outgoing call conditions configures the connected Bluetooth
device to make outbound calls within one of two settings: Even
when device locked or Only when device unlocked.
• Wi-Fi Calling: Allows you to both activate/deactivate the Wi-Fi
Calling feature and configure its settings. For more information,
refer to “Wi-Fi Calling” on page 84.
Note: If the Wi-Fi Calling feature is active and connected, the
Call forwarding feature is greyed-out and inaccessible.
• Additional settings: allows you to configure additional call
settings. For more information, refer to “Configuring
Additional Voice Call Settings” on page 315.
• Ringtones and keypad tones: allows you to manage your
device’s ringtones and vibratory features. Choose from:
Ringtones, Vibrations, Vibrate when ringing, and Keypad tones
(used when the keypad is pressed).
• Personalize call sound: allows you to enable the personalize
call sound function within an active call. You can adjust the
audio by enabling selecting an audio preset. For more
information, refer to “Adjusting the Call Volume” on page
87.
• Noise reduction: allows you to enable suppression of
background audio.
• Increase volume in pocket: enables the ringtone volume to be
increased when the device is in a pocket or bag.
• Voicemail service: allows you to assign the service.
• Voicemail settings: displays the settings for the voicemail.
• Sound: assigns your device’s ringtone.
• Vibrate: configures the vibrate settings.
• TTY mode: allows you to configure the TTY settings. For more
information, refer to “TTY Mode” on page 320.
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Call rejection
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Call rejection.
3. Tap Auto reject mode and tap one of the following
options:
• All numbers: to reject all calls.
• Auto reject numbers: to reject all calls in your Reject list.
4. Tap Auto reject list.
5. Tap to manually add numbers to the Reject list.
6. Tap Unknown to create a check mark and automatically
reject all calls that are not in your Contacts list.
Set reject messages
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Set up call
rejection messages.
3. Tap to manually add a reject message.
– or –
Tap one of the pre-written messages to be displayed
when you want the call to be rejected. You can edit the
message if desired.
4. Tap Save to save the reject message.
Answering/ending calls
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔
Answering/ending calls.
3. Select any of the following options:
• The home key answers calls allows you to press to
answer the phone.
• Voice control allows you to answer incoming voice calls using
voice.
• The power key ends calls allows you to press the power key
to end the current call.
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Turn off screen during calls
This option turns on the proximity sensor during calls so that
your phone will know to turn the screen off to save power.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Turn off screen
during calls to create a check mark and enable the
feature.
Call alerts
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Call alerts.
3. Tap Call vibrations to enable your phone to vibrate
when the called party answers the phone.
– Choose from: Answer vibration or Call-end vibration.
4. Tap Call status tones to set the sound settings during a
call then tap OK.
– Choose from: Call connect tone, Minute minder, and Call end
tone.
5. Tap Alerts on calls to turn off alarm and message
notifications during a call.
Accessory settings for call
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Call
accessories.
3. The following options are available:
• Automatic answering: configures the device to automatically
answer and incoming call when a headset is detected.
• Automatic answering timer: configures the time delay before
the device automatically accepts the incoming call.
• Outgoing call conditions: allows you to make calls even when
the device is locked.
Wi-Fi Calling
Wi-Fi Calling is a free feature for T-Mobile customers using
this device with the new SIM card. Wi-Fi Calling is an
excellent solution for coverage issues in and around the
home or wherever cellular coverage is limited. Minutes used
while connected to the Wi-Fi network count against available
rate plan minutes.
 For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi Calling” on page
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Configuring Additional Voice Call Settings
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Additional
settings.
3. Tap one of the following options:
• Caller ID: chooses whether your number is displayed when
someone answers your outgoing call. Choose from: Network
default, Hide number, or Show number.
• Call forwarding: configures the forwarding settings. For more
information, refer to “Configuring Call Forwarding” on
page 315.
• Auto area code: allows you to automatically prepend a specific
area code to all outbound calls.
• Call barring: blocks specific types of calls (All outgoing calls,
International calls, etc..).
• Call waiting: notifies you of an incoming call while you are on
another call.
• Auto redial: automatically redial the dialed number if it is
unable to connect or the call is cut off.
• Fixed dialing Numbers: manages fixed dialing numbers. See
description below.
Configuring Call Forwarding
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Additional
settings ➔ Call forwarding.
Important! Call Forwarding is disabled when the Wi-Fi Calling
feature is enabled.
3. Tap an available option:
• Always forward: incoming calls are re-routed to a secondary
number that you specify.
• Forward when busy: forwards all your calls to voicemail when
your phone is busy.
• Forward when unanswered: automatically forwards to your
voicemail number when the phone is not answered, and
otherwise allows you to enter a voicemail number.
• Forward when unreachable: automatically forwards to your
voicemail number when the phone is not in service, or is turned
off.
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Using Auto Area Code
This feature prepends an area code to all outbound calls.
When enabled, the designated prefix is always added before
your dialed numbers.
Ex: If you were using 999 as your area code, 555-5555
would be dialed as 999 - 555-5555.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Additional
settings.
3. Tap Auto area code, enter a new prefix, and then tap
OK.
Call Barring
Configures the device to barr (prevent) selected outbound
calls.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Additional
settings.
3. Tap Call barring and select from the available settings.
Choose from: All outgoing calls, International calls, Intl’
calls except home, All incoming calls, or Incoming
when roaming.
Call Waiting
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Additional
settings.
3. Tap Call waiting to enable/disable the on-screen
notification of new incoming call during an active call.
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Fixed Dialing Numbers
Fixed Dial Number (FDN), allows you to restrict outgoing calls
to a limited set of phone numbers.
Enabling FDN
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Additional
settings ➔ Fixed dialing numbers.
3. Tap Enable FDN.
4. At the prompt, enter your PIN2 code and tap OK.
Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code. If your SIM card
does not, this menu does not display.
The PIN2 code is provided by your carrier. Entering
an incorrect PIN2 code could cause the phone to
lock. Contact customer service for assistance.
Changing the PIN2 Code
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Additional
settings ➔ Fixed dialing numbers.
3. Tap Change PIN2.
4. At the prompt, enter your old PIN2 code.
5. At the prompt, enter a new PIN2 code.
6. Confirm your PIN2 code.
Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code. If your SIM card
does not, this menu does not display.
The PIN2 code is provided by your carrier. Entering
the PIN2 incorrectly three times will cause the
device to lock. Contact customer service for
assistance.
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Managing the FDN List
When this feature is enabled, you can make calls only to
phone numbers stored in the FDN list on the SIM card.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Additional
settings ➔ Fixed dialing numbers.
3. Tap Enable FDN.
4. At the prompt, enter your PIN2 code and tap OK.
FDN is enabled.
5. Tap FDN list then press and then tap Add contact
or edit the contacts that were stored.
Important! Not all SIM cards use a PIN2 code. If your SIM card
does not, this menu does not display.
The PIN2 code is provided by your carrier. Entering
the PIN2 incorrectly three times will cause the
device to lock. Contact customer service for
assistance.
Ringtones and keypad tones
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Ringtones and
keypad tones.
3. Tap Ringtones, select a ringtone, and tap OK.
• Tap Add to locate an audio file to create as a ringtone.
4. Tap Vibrations, select a vibration type, and tap OK.
• Tap Create to begin creating your own custom vibration.
5. Tap Vibrate when ringing to create a check mark if you
want your phone to vibrate when a call is incoming.
6. Tap Keypad tones to create a check mark if you want
tones to play when the keypad is pressed.
Personalize call sound
This option allows you to personalize the sounds you hear
during a call with and without earphones.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Call settings.
3. Tap Personalize call sound and activate the feature by
selecting an available option.
For more information, refer to “Personalizing the Call Sound
Setting” on page 88.
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Noise reduction
This option allows you to suppress background noise during
a call.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Noise
reduction to create a check mark and enable the
feature.
Increase volume in pocket
This option increases the ringtone volume when the device is
in a pocket or a bag. It uses the proximity sensor to detect its
location.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Increase
volume in pocket to create a check mark and enable
the feature.
Voicemail
You can view your voicemail number from this menu.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Voicemail
service.
3. If an additional voicemail service is in use (other than
carrier), tap Voice settings to now view your selected
voicemail number and information.
Sound - Device Ringtone
This option allows you to assign your default device ringtone.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ Sound.
3. Select a ringtone and tap OK.
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Vibrate
This option allows you to activate a vibration for an incoming
call.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings.
3. Tap the Vibrate field to toggle the feature on or off.
TTY Mode
A TTY (also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a
telecommunications device that allows people who are deaf,
hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities,
to communicate by telephone.
Your device is compatible with select TTY devices. Please
check with the manufacturer of your TTY device to ensure
that it is compatible with digital cell phones.
Your phone and TTY device will connect via a special cable
that plugs into your phone’s headset jack. If this cable was
not provided with your TTY device, contact your TTY device
manufacturer to purchase the connector cable.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Phone).
2. Press and then tap Call settings ➔ TTY mode.
3. Tap TTY Full, TTY HCO, or TTY VCO to activate the
feature, or TTY Off to deactivate the feature. Off is the
default setting.
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Blocking Mode
When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected
features will be disabled. You will only receive notifications of
incoming calls from people on your allowed list.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab).
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Blocking mode
slider to the right to turn it on.
Confirm the Blocking mode active icon appears in
the Status bar.
3. Place a green check mark adjacent to those features
you would like to enable. Choose from: Disable
incoming calls, Disable notifications, Disable alarm and
timer, Disable LED indicator.
4. Configure a timeframe for these features to be active.
Remove the check mark from the Always field to
configure the From and To time fields.
5. Tap Allowed contacts to assign those contacts that are
exempted from these rules. Choose from None, All
contacts, Favorites, or Custom. Allowed contacts will
then appear in the Allowed contact list.
Power Saving Mode
This feature allows you both automatically set the phone to
use a power saving mode and configure additional power
saving options manually, all in an effort to conserve battery
power.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Power saving
mode.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the slider to the right
to turn it on.
3. Tap the following options to create a check mark and
conserve power:
• CPU power saving: allows you to limit the maximum
performance of the CPU.
• Screen power saving: allows you to lower the screen power
level.
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• Turn off haptic feedback: allows you to turn off vibration when
you tap or touch the screen.
4. Tap Learn about Power saving mode to learn about
various ways to conserve battery power.
When the power gets low, confirm appears at the top of
the screen. This indicates the power saving mode is active.
Accessory
This menu allows you to select the Audio output mode when
using a car or desk dock.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Accessory.
2. Tap Dock sound to play sounds when inserting or
removing the phone from the dock.
3. Tap Audio output mode to use the external dock
speakers when the phone is docked.
4. Tap Desk home screen display if you wish to show the
desk home screen when the device is docked.
5. Tap Automatic unlock if you are using a phone cover
and you want your phone to unlock when you open the
cover.
6. Tap Audio output to set your Audio output to Stereo or
Surround.
Accessibility Settings
This service lets you enable and disable downloaded
accessibility applications that aid in navigating your Android
device, such as TalkBack (uses synthesized speech to
describe the results of actions), KickBack (provides haptic
feedback for actions), and SoundBack (plays sounds for
various actions). Also lets you enable use of the power key to
end calls.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Accessibility.
Note: Initially, it might be necessary to download accessibility
applications from the Play Store.
2. Select the Auto-rotate screen field to activate this
feature which automatically rotates an available
screen.
3. Tap Screen timeout to timeout the accessibility feature
after a defined amount of time.
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4. Tap Lock automatically to lock the screen automatically
after a selected amount of time.
Note: The Lock automatically function is only available if your
device is already using the screen lock feature.
5. Select the Speak passwords field to activate this
feature which reads out password information.
6. Select Answering/ending calls field to select the
methods you can use to answer and end a call.
7. Tap Show shortcut allows you to press and hold
(Power/End) to use the accessibility shortcut
under the Device options screen.
8. Tap Manage accessibility to save and update your
accessibility settings or share them with another
device. You can export your settings, import a
previously saved file, or share your file with another
device.
9. Tap TalkBack to activate the feature.
Note: TalkBack, when installed and enabled, speaks feedback
to help blind and low-vision users.
Important! TalkBack can collect all of the text you enter,
except passwords, including personal data and
credit card numbers. It may also log your user
interface interactions with the device.
10. Tap the Font size field to change the size of the fonts
used on the device within menus, options, etc..
Choose from: Tiny, Small, Normal, Large, or Huge.
11. Enable Magnification gestures to use exaggerated
gestures such as triple-tapping, double pinching, and
dragging two fingers across the screen.
12. Tap the Negative colors field to reverse the display of
on-screen colors from White text on a Black
background to Black text on a White background.
13. Select Color adjustment to allow you to adjust the
display colors if you are color blind and have difficulty
reading the display because of the colors. Touch and
slide the slider to the right to turn it on. Follow the
on-screen instructions.
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14. Tap Accessibility shortcut to allow you to quickly enable
accessibility features in 2 quick steps. Touch and slide
the slider to the right to turn it on. Follow the on-screen
instructions.
15. Tap the Text-to-speech options field to configure the
text to speech configuration parameters.
16. Tap the Enhance web accessibility field to allow apps to
install scripts from Google that make their Web content
more accessible.
17. Use the Sound balance field to allow you to use the
slider to set the Left and Right balance when using a
stereo device.
18. Tap the Mono audio field to enable stereo audio to be
compressed into a single mono audio stream for use
with a single earbud/earphone.
19. Tap the Turn off all sounds field to mute every sound
made by the device during taps, selections,
notifications, etc..
20. Tap Flash notification to allows you to set your camera
light to blink whenever you receive a notification.
21. Enable the Assistant menu to allow you to improve the
device accessibility for users with reduced dexterity.
Touch and slide the slider to the right to turn it on.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
22. Tap the Tap and hold delay field to select a time interval
for this action. Choose from: Short, Medium, or Long.
23. Enable Interaction control to allows you to enable or
disable motions and screen timeout. You can also block
areas of the screen from touch interaction. Touch and
slide the slider to the right to turn it on. Follow the
on-screen instructions.
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Language and Input Settings
This setting allows you to configure the language in which to
display the menus. You can also set on-screen keyboard
options.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Language and
input.
Language Settings
To set the language that the menus display on the phone:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input ➔
Language.
2. Select a language and region from the list.
Choose Input Method
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input ➔
Default.
2. Select an input method.
– or –
Tap Set up input methods to alter/modify the available
input methods.
Configure Google Voice Typing
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input.
– or –
From a screen where you can enter text, in a single
motion, touch and drag the Status bar down to the
bottom of the screen, then select (Select input
method) ➔ Set up input methods.
2. Tap (adjacent to the Google voice typing field).
3. Select a language by tapping Choose input languages
area.
4. Remove the check mark from the Automatic field. This
allows you to select additional languages.
5. Select the desired languages.
6. Activate Block offensive words to block recognition of
known offensive words or language. (A blue check
mark indicates the feature is active).
7. Tap Download offline speech recognition to enable speech
recognition via locally stored files so that even if you
are not connected to a network you can still use the
service.
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Samsung Keyboard Settings
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input ➔
(adjacent to the Samsung keyboard field).
– or –
From within an active text entry screen, touch and hold
(Input Methods), drag across the icons, and
select (Settings) to reveal the Samsung keyboard
settings screen.
2. Set any of the following options:
• Portrait keyboard types allows you to choose a keyboard
configuration (Qwerty keyboard [default] or 3x4 keyboard).
• Input language sets the input language. Tap a language from
the available list. The keyboard is updated to the selected
language.
• Predictive text enables predictive text entry mode. This must
be enabled to gain access to the advanced settings. Touch and
hold to access the advanced settings.
• SwiftKey Flow like using Swipe, allows you to enter text by
sliding your fingers across the on-screen keyboard. This
feature is optimized for use with the on-screen QWERTY
keyboard.
• Cursor control when enabled, allows you to control your
on-screen cursor by moving your finger across the keyboard.
• Handwriting allows you to configure the handwriting settings
such as: Recognition type, Recognition time, Pen thickness,
Pen color, and About.
• Advanced provides access to additional settings such as:
– Auto capitalization automatically capitalizes the first letter of
the first word in each sentence (standard English style).
– Auto spacing automatically inserts space between words.
– Auto-punctuate automatically inserts a full stop in a sentence
by tapping the space bar twice when using the on-screen
QWERTY keyboard.
– Character preview provides an automatic preview of the
current character selection within the text string. This is helpful
when multiple characters are available within one key.
– Key-tap vibration enables vibration feedback when you tap an
on-screen key.
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– Key-tap sound enables auditory feedback when you tap an
on-screen key.
• Help launches a brief on-screen help tutorial covering the main
concepts related to the Samsung keyboard.
• Reset settings resets the keyboard settings back to their
original configuration.
Predictive Text - Advanced Settings
The predictive text system provides next-letter prediction and
regional error correction, which compensates for users
pressing the wrong keys on QWERTY keyboards.
Note: Only available when ABC mode is selected. Predictive
text advanced settings are available only if the Predictive
function is enabled.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input ➔
(adjacent to the Samsung keyboard field).
– or –
From within an active text entry screen, touch and hold
(Input Methods) ➔ to reveal the Samsung
keyboard settings screen.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Predictive text
slider to the right to turn it on.
3. Tap the Predictive text field and configure any of the
following advanced options:
• Personalized data activate this feature to use the personal
language data that you have entered and selected to make
your text entry prediction results better. By enabling this feature
you can choose from the following personalization features:
• Learn from Facebook allows you to log into your current
Facebook account and add used text to your personal
dictionary.
• Learn from Gmail: allows you to sign in to your existing Gmail
account from where your style and existing contact information
is added to your personal dictionary. Helps recognize familiar
names.
• Learn from Twitter allows you to sign into your existing Twitter
account and add used text to your personal dictionary.
• Learn from Messaging allows your device to learn your
messaging style by using your Messaging information.
• Learn from Contacts updates predictive style by learning your
Contacts style.
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• Clear remote data allows you to delete your anonymous data
stored on the personalization server.
• Clear personal data removes all personalized data entered by
the user.
4. Press to return to the previous screen.
Swype Settings
To configure Swype settings:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input ➔
(adjacent to the Swype field).
2. Tap How to Swype to view an on-screen manual for
Swype.
3. Tap Gestures to view an on-screen reference page
related to Gesture usage.
4. Tap Preferences to alter these settings:
• Vibrate on keypress: activates a vibration sensation as you
enter text using the keypad.
• Sound on keypress: turns on sounds generated by the Swype
application.
• Show helpful tips: turns on a flashing indicator for quick help.
• Auto-spacing: automatically inserts a space between words.
When you finish a word, just lift your finger or stylus and start
the next word.
• Auto-capitalization: automatically capitalizes the first letter of
a sentence.
• Show complete trace: once enabled, sets wether or not to
display the complete Swype path.
• Pop-up on keypress: once enabled, displays a character
above an on-screen key while typing.
• Next word prediction: once enabled, predicts the next word in
your text string based on your current text entries.
Note: If incorrect words are being entered as you type,
disabled this feature.
• Reset Swype’s dictionary: once enabled, deletes any words
you have added to Swype’s dictionary.
• Version: displays the software version information.
5. Tap Language Options to activate and select the current
text input language. Default language is US English.
• Living language: allows you to automatically update Swype
with popular new words. Tap OK to continue the process.
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6. Tap Swype Connect to activate social media
personalization and configure data settings.
• Register now: allows you register for the Swype Connect
service which allows you to backup your Swype dictionary and
sync your Swype dictionary across multiple devices.
– Follow the on-screen instructions to backup and sync your
dictionary based on an email address.
– Enter the activation code received after your email has been
confirmed.
• Backup & Sync: when active, allows you to backup your
Swype dictionary and sync your Swype dictionary across
multiple devices.
• Contribute usage data: when enabled, allows the Nuance®
application to collect usage data for better word predictions.
• Cellular data: when enabled, activates cellular data usage by
the Swype application so it can receive program updates,
language downloads, and other related features via your
existing data connection.
7. Tap Personalization to access and manage your
personal dictionary. Log into the available accounts to
add help personalize your personal dictionary with
commonly used words or names from your available
accounts.
• Edit Dictionary: allows you to edit your current personal Swype
dictionary.
• Facebook: allows you to log into your current Facebook
account from where contact names are added to your Swype’s
personal dictionary for later use when you enter names into text
fields. Helps recognize familiar names.
• Twitter: allows you to sign into your existing Twitter account
from where names and words are added to your personal
dictionary. Helps recognize familiar names and words.
• Gmail: allows you to sign in to your existing Gmail account from
where existing contact information is added to your personal
dictionary. Helps recognize familiar names.
8. Tap Updates to update the application if new software
is available.
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Configuring Voice Input Recognition
This feature allows the device to correctly recognize verbal
input.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input.
2. Tap Voice search to configure the following:
• Language: choose a language for your voice input.
• Speech output: Sets whether you will use speech output
always or only when using hands-free.
• Block offensive words: enable or disable blocking of
recognized offensive words from the results of your voice-input
Google searches.
• Hotword detection: enable to being able to launch voice
search by saying the word “Google”.
• Download offline speech recognition: enables voice input
while offline.
• Personalized recognition: enables the improvement of
speech recognition accuracy.
• Google Account dashboard: allows you to manage your
collected data.
• Bluetooth headset: records audio through a connected
Bluetooth headset.
3. Press to return to the previous screen.
Configuring Text-to-speech
This feature allows the device to provide a verbal readout of
on-screen data such as messages and incoming caller
information. This action is called TTS (Text To Speech).
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input ➔
Text-to-speech options.
2. Select a current Preferred TTS engine from the list of
available options. Select Google Text-to-speech Engine
or Samsung text-to-speech engine. The default is
Google Text-to-speech.
3. Tap next to the preferred TTS engine configure
the following settings:
• Language: allows you to set the language for spoken text.
• Settings for Google Text-to-speech Engine: allows you to
view Open Source Licenses.
• Settings for Samsung text-to-speech engine: allows you to
configure the General settings for the Samsung TTS.
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• Install voice data: allows you to install voice data for speech
synthesis.
4. Configure the General options to alter the settings
associated with this feature:
• Speech rate: adjusts the rate at which on-screen text is
spoken by the device. Choose from: Very slow, Slow, Normal,
Fast, and Very fast.
• Listen to an example: plays a short example of what the textto-speech feature sounds like on your device when activated.
Configuring the Mouse-TrackPad
This feature allows you to configure the pointer speed for a
connected mouse or trackpad.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Language and input ➔
Pointer speed.
2. Adjust the slider and tap OK.
Motions and Gestures Settings
This feature allows you to assign specific functions to certain
phone actions that are detected by both the accelerometer
and gyroscope.
Caution! Excessive shaking or impact to the device may cause
unintended results. To learn how to properly control
motions, tap (Apps) ➔ Settings ➔ My device tab
➔ Motions and gestures. When tapped, each entry
comes with an on-screen tutorial.
• Air gesture: Allows you to control your device by performing
motions above the sensor (without touching the device).
• Motion: Allows you to control your device using natural
movements (on the screen).
• Palm motion: Allows you to control your device by touching the
screen with your entire hand.
• Gyroscope calibration: Allows you to properly calibrate your
device’s touch screen.
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To activate Air gesture:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Motions and gestures.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Air gesture slider
to the right to turn it on.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap OK.
Note: At least one feature must be activated before Air gesture
can be activated.
4. Tap Learn about sensor and icon field to review
on-screen information about the Air gestures sensor
and related icon.
5. In a single motion, slide a feature’s activation slider to
the on position ( ).
The following is a description some of the most commonly
used gestures:
• Quick glance: Once enabled, you can move your hand over the
air gesture sensor (located above the on-screen clock at the
upper-right) to temporarily activate preview window that can be
used to display selected user-enabled information such as:
Time & Date, Notification icons, Missed calls, etc..
• Air jump: Once enabled, you can move your hand over the air
gesture sensor (up or down) and easily jump to either the top or
bottom of a lengthy display page (ex: Internet or Email).
• Air browse: Once enabled, you can move your hand over the air
gesture sensor (left or right) and easily move to either the
previous or next item in a series (ex: music tracks, pictures, or
pages).
• Air move: Once enabled, you can move use one finger to hold
down on an app shortcut or event entry and then swipe across the
air gestures sensor to then move it to a new a different page.
• Air call-accept: Once enabled, you can simply wave your hand
over the air gesture sensor to accept any incoming call.
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To activate Motion:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Motions and gestures.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Motion slider to
the right to turn it on.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap OK.
Note: At least one feature must be activated before Motion can
be activated.
4. In a single motion, slide a feature’s activation slider to
the on position ( ).
The following is a description some of the most commonly
used gestures:
• Direct call: Once enabled, the device will dial the currently
displayed on-screen Contact entry as soon as you place the
device to your ear.
• Smart alert: Once enabled, pickup the device to be alerted and
notified of you have missed any calls or messages.
• Zoom: Once enabled, you must be on a screen where content can
be zoomed. In a single motion, touch and hold two points on the
display then tilt the device back and forth to zoom in or out.
• Browse an image: Once enabled, touch and hold a desired
on-screen image to pan around it. Move the device left or right to
pan vertically or up and down to pan horizontally around the large
on-screen image.
• Mute/pause: Once enabled, mute incoming calls and any playing
sounds by turning the device display down on a surface. This is
the opposite of the Pickup to be Notified Gesture.
To activate Palm Motion:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Motions and gestures.
2. In a single motion touch and slide the Palm motion
slider to the right to turn it on.
3. Read the on-screen notification and tap OK.
Note: At least one feature must be activated before Palm
motion can be activated.
4. In a single motion, slide a feature’s activation slider to
the on position ( ).
The following is a description some of the most commonly
used gestures:
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• Capture screen: Once enabled, you can capture any
on-screen information swiping across the screen. In a single
motion, press the side of your hand on the screen and swipe form
left to right. The image is then copied to the clipboard.
• Mute/pause: Once enabled, you can pause any
on-screen video or mute any current sound by simply covering
the screen with your hand. Once you remove your hand from the
screen, the device goes back to normal by either continuing to
play the current video or unmuting the current sound.
Gyroscope Calibration
Calibrate your device by using the built-in gyroscope.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Motions and gestures ➔
Gyroscope calibration.
2. Place the device on a level surface and tap Calibrate.
The phone adjusts the level of the accelerometer.
During the calibration process a green circle appears
on-screen and the center circle adjusts to the center
position.
Smart screen
The Smart screen options allow you to customize your
screen settings to make the screen more responsive and
easier to use.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (My device tab) ➔ Smart screen.
2. Tap any of the following options to create a checkmark
and activate the features:
• Smart stay: disables the screen timeout if your phone detects
that your face is watching the screen.
Palm Swipe to
Screen Capture
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• Smart rotation: disables the auto screen rotation by checking
the orientation of your face and the device.
• Smart pause: pauses videos when your device detects that
your head has moved away from the screen.
• Smart scroll: once your eyes have been detected, the screen
will scroll according to your device’s tilt angle. Tap the adjacent
field to the right of the Smart scroll field to activate the feature.
With Smart scroll, the screen will scroll depending on the
phone’s tilt angle once your eyes have been detected.
Air view
With the Air view feature, you can hover your finger over the
screen and Air view features will be displayed. For example,
you can hover your finger over a scheduled item in your
calendar to see more details.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Air view.
2. Tap the ON/OFF icon at the top of your screen to
activate Air view ( ).
3. The following options are available. Tap an option to
create a checkmark and activate the feature.
• Information preview: allows you to see information previews,
extended text, and enlarged images when you hover your
finger over the screen.
Note: It is recommended that the Information preview function
be enabled if using Air view.
• Progress preview: allows you to preview a scene or show
elapsed time when you hover your finger over the progress bar
while watching a video.
• Speed dial preview: allows you to see the contacts and their
speed dial numbers when you hover your finger over them in
your contacts list.
• Webpage magnifier: allows you to see magnified links on
webpages when you hover your finger over them.
• Sound and haptic feedback: allows you to play sound and
feel vibration when you hover your finger over Air view items.ON
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Voice control
The Voice control settings allow you to set up voice
commands to control your device.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ My device tab ➔ Voice control.
2. Verify the feature is active by tapping at the
top of your screen to activate Voice control.
3. The following options are available. Tap an option to
create a checkmark and activate the feature.
• Incoming calls: allows you to answer or reject calls using the
commands Answer and Reject.
• ChatON: allows you to answer or reject calls using the
commands Answer and Reject.
• Alarm: allows you to stop or snooze an alarm by using the
commands Stop and Snooze.
• Camera: allows you to take pictures using the voice
commands Smile, Cheese, Capture, or Shoot.
• Music: allows you to control your Music player using the voice
commands Next, Previous, Pause, Play, Volume Up, and
Volume Down.
Note: If you set the alert type for calls or alarms to vibration,
voice control will not be available.
Add Account
This menu allows you to set up, manage, and synchronize
accounts, including your Google and email accounts.
Adding an Account
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Accounts tab).
2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap Add
account and select one of the account types.
3. Use the keyboard and follow the prompts to enter your
credentials and set up the account.
4. A green circle will appear next to the account type once
you have created an account. Your email account will
also be displayed in the Accounts section of the main
Settings menu.
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Removing an Account
Important! Removing an account also deletes all of its
messages, contacts, and other data from the
device.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Accounts tab.
2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap the
account name.
3. From the Accounts area of the screen, tap the account
entry.
4. Tap Remove account, then tap Remove account at the
prompt to remove the account and delete all its
messages, contacts, and other data.
Synchronizing a Accounts
By default, all managed accounts are synchronized. You can
also manually sync all current accounts.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Accounts tab.
2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap the
account name.
3. Tap the account name entry.
4. Tap Sync now to synchronize your account or tap Sync
all to synchronize all your accounts. Tap Cancel sync to
stop the synchronization.
5. Tap Settings to access your account settings.
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Cloud
This feature allows you to use your external cloud storage
solution to both synchronize your device to your Samsung
account and then backup that local content to the cloud.
Your device comes with a built-in Cloud storage solution
known as Dropbox.
Important! This feature requires an active Wi-Fi connection
prior to use.
1. Log into your Samsung account and verify it is active.
For more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung
Account” on page 21.
2. Log into your external cloud storage solution. In our
case we are using a Dropbox account. For more
information, refer to “Dropbox” on page 224.
3. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Accounts tab) ➔ Cloud.
4. Confirm your Samsung account appears at the top of
the screen.
5. Tap Sync settings, select which device parameters will
be synched, and tap Sync now. Choose from: Sync
Calendar, Sync Contacts, Sync Internet bookmarks,
Sync Internet opened pages, and Sync Memo.
6. Tap Backup or Restore to launch the feature.
• Backup: manually loads up the currently selected categories
and backs up the data to your cloud storage location. Tap
Backup to begin the manual backup process.
• Restore: allows you to retrieve your previously backed up data
from your Samsung account and then download it to your
device.
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Backup and Reset
Location settings, backup configurations, or reset the phone
to erase all personal data.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (Accounts tab) ➔ Backup and
reset.
Mobile Backup and Restore
The device can be configured to back up your current
settings, application data and settings.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Accounts tab ➔ Backup and reset.
2. Tap Back up my data to create a backup of your current
phone settings and applications.
3. Tap Backup account to assign the account being
backed up.
4. Tap Automatic restore to assist in the re-installation of
a previously installed application (including
preferences and data).
5. Tap Factory data reset to reset your device and sound
settings to the factory default settings. For more
information, refer to “Factory Data Reset” on page
343.
6. Tap Collect diagnostics to collects diagnostic data for
troubleshooting use. For more information, refer to
“Collect Diagnostics” on page 343.
Backing up Your Data Before Factory
Reset
Backing Up Your Contacts using an SD card
Before initiating a factory reset, it is recommended that you
backup your personal data prior to use.
Important! If you choose to back up contacts to your SIM card,
all information other than name and number is lost.
Therefore, it is recommended that you back up
contacts to your SD card.
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To export a Contact list to your microSD card:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
2. Press and then tap Import/Export.
3. Tap Export to SD card ➔ OK. The contacts will be stored
in a .vcf file on your SD card.
For more information, refer to “Export/Import” on page
126.
To copy contacts from an SD card back to your device:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Contacts).
2. Press and then tap Import/Export ➔ Import from
USB storage.
3. At the Save contact to prompt, tap Device. The contacts
on the SD card are copied to your phone.
Backing Up Media to your PC
You can back up your pictures, videos, documents, and other
media to your PC. You can connect your device to a PC as a
removable disk and copy files back and forth between your
phone and PC. If you insert an SD card in the device, you can
also access the files directory from the SD card by using your
device as a memory card reader.
1. Connect the USB cable to your device, then connect the
cable to your PC USB port. After a few seconds, a
pop-up window displays on the PC when it is
connected with your device.
2. On the PC pop-up, click Open device to view files.
3. Verify your device appears as a removable disk on your
PC. Once connected, you can access the Phone folder
(internal phone memory) and the Card folder (SD card).
4. Select the location where the files are that you would
like to copy to your PC (Phone or Card).
5. Select the folders where the information is kept. This
would include folders such as DCIM (camera pictures
and videos), Pictures, Music, Playlists, Download, etc.
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6. Select the files that you want to copy and copy them
(Control C - copy) to a folder on your PC (Control V paste).
7. Disconnect the USB cable from your phone and the PC.
8. To copy files on your PC back to your phone, simply
reverse the procedure.
Verify your images and videos are on your microSD card:
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gallery).
2. Verify the Gallery contains all of your pictures and
videos.
3. Remove both the back cover and remove the internal
microSD card prior to initiating the process.
Backing Up Media to your SD card
You can back up your pictures, videos, documents, and other
media to your SD card.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(My Files).
2. Select the folder where the files are that you would like
to copy to the SD card. This would include folders such
as DCIM (camera pictures and videos), Pictures, Music,
Playlists, Download, etc. For example, tap (Apps)
➔ (My Files) ➔ Images ➔ Camera.
3. Tap the files that you want to copy to create a
checkmark in the box next to the filename.
4. Tap the options icon in the top right corner of the
display.
5. Select Copy ➔ SD memory card.
6. Go to the folder on your SD card where you would like
to copy to files to. For example, Pictures.
7. Tap Paste here in the top right corner of the display.
8. The files are copied to the folder.
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Backing Up Internet Bookmarks to your
Samsung Account
You can back up your Internet bookmarks by using your
Samsung account. Only bookmarks you have added (nondefault) can be backed up.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Accounts tab.
2. Navigate to the My accounts area and then tap Add
account and select Samsung account.
3. Sign in to your Samsung account or tap Create new
account if you don't have one yet.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
4. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Internet).
5. From the webpage, tap (Bookmarks).
6. Press and then tap Move to folder.
7. Place a checkmark on those Bookmarks you want to
back up, then tap Done.
8. Select a location or folder. The Bookmarks that you
moved are now listed under the Samsung account
heading in your Bookmark list.
9. When you get a new phone, update your software, or
reset your device, sign in to your Samsung account and
the backed up bookmarks will be displayed on your
Bookmarks page under the Samsung account heading.
Backing Up Settings to Google
You can use your Google account to back up apps, Wi-Fi
passwords, and other data.
1. From the Home screen, tap (Apps) ➔
(Gmail).
2. Tap Existing if you have a Google account.
The Inbox loads conversations and email.
– or –
Tap New if you do not have a Google account.
3. Confirm that immediately after signing in to your
Google account, the Backup and restore screen is
displayed.
4. From within the Backup and restore screen, tap the
checkbox next to Keep this phone backed up with my
Google Account field.
5. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Accounts tab ➔ Backup and reset.
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6. Tap Back up my data to create a checkmark. This will
back up your app data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other
settings.
7. Your Google account should be listed under the Backup
option. If not, Tap Backup account ➔ Add account and
sign into your Google account.
8. Tap the checkbox next to Automatic restore to create a
checkmark. This will restore the settings that were
backed up when you re-install an application.
Factory Data Reset
From this menu you can reset your device and sound settings
to the factory default settings.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Accounts tab ➔ Backup and reset ➔
Factory data reset.
2. Read the on-screen reset information.
3. Tap Reset device.
4. If necessary, enter your password and tap Delete all.
The device resets to the factory default settings
automatically and when finished displays the Home
screen.
Collect Diagnostics
This feature only collects diagnostic data for troubleshooting
use.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ Accounts tab ➔ Backup and reset ➔
Collect diagnostics.
2. Read the on-screen System Manager Application
information.
Note: This software collects only diagnostic data from your
device so that T-Mobile technicians can better
troubleshoot issues with your device.
3. Choose to enable or disable the feature by placing a
check mark in the Allow diagnostics to be collected
field.
4. Select either More Info (to read additional information)
or Close to close the message screen.
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Important! Selecting Close only closes the current description
screen and does not disable data collection.
To disable data collection, go to Settings ➔ Back
up and reset ➔ Collect diagnostics and turn off the
Allow diagnostics to be collected feature.
Location Services
The Location services allows you to configure the device’s
location services.
Important! The more location determining functions are
enabled, the more accurate the determination will
be of your position.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Location services.
2. Tap any of the following options to create a checkmark
and activate the service:
• Access to my location: allows apps that have asked your
permission to use your location information. Tap the ON/OFF
slider to turn it on.
• Use GPS satellites: allows applications to use GPS to pinpoint
your location.
• Use wireless networks: allows applications to use data from
mobile networks and Wi-Fi to help determine your location.
• My places: allows you to add location information for your
Home, Office, and Car.
Enabling the GPS Satellites
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Location services.
2. Tap Use GPS satellites to enable the GPS satellite.
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Using Wireless Networks
Before you use applications such as Google Maps and find
your location or search for places of interest, you must
enable the Use wireless networks option.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Location services.
2. Tap Use wireless networks to allow apps to use data
from sources such as Wi-Fi and mobile networks to
provide a better approximation of your current location.
Enabling My Places
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Location services.
2. Tap My places to enable the storage of your favorite
locations.
Security
The Security settings allow you to determine the security
level for your device.
Encrypt Device
When enabled, this feature requires a numeric PIN or
password to decrypt your device each time you power it on
or encrypt the data on your SD card each time it is
connected:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Security.
2. Tap Encrypt device. For more information, read the
displayed help screen.
3. Tap Encrypt external SD card to enable the encryption
on SD card data that requires a password be entered
each time the microSD card is connected.
Tip: Make sure your battery is charged more than 80 percent.
Encryption may take an hour or more.
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Setting up SIM Card Lock
Prevent another user from using your SIM card to make
unauthorized calls or from accessing information stored on
your SIM card by protecting the information using a PIN code.
When enabled, your phone will ask for a PIN number each
time you use the phone. Using this option you can also
change your SIM PIN number.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Security.
2. Tap Set up SIM card lock.
3. Tap Lock SIM card, enter your SIM PIN code, then tap
OK.
Note: You must activate Lock SIM card before you can change
your SIM PIN code.
To change an existing SIM Card PIN:
1. Tap Change SIM PIN.
2. Enter the old SIM PIN code and tap OK.
3. Enter the new SIM PIN code and tap OK.
4. Re-type the new SIM PIN code and tap OK.
Password Settings
When you create a phone password you can also configure
the phone to display the password as you type it instead of
using an asterisk (*).
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Security.
2. Tap Make passwords visible to activate this feature.
Device Administration
Activating this feature allows Google to administrate your
phone in a way similar to IT security settings on a corporate
PC. This would be beneficial in the case that your phone was
lost or stolen. The phone could be “deactivated” or
“restricted” (through administration) from a remote location.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Security.
2. Tap Device administrators to begin configuring this
setting.
3. Select an administrator device and follow the prompts.
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Unknown Sources
Before you can download a web application you must enable
the Unknown sources feature (enables downloading).
Developers can use this option to install non-Play Store
applications.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Security.
2. Tap Unknown sources to active this feature.
Verify Apps
Allows you to block or warn yourself before installing apps
that can cause harm.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Security.
2. Tap Verify apps to active this feature.
Note: Enabling this feature can prevent installation of some
applications from the Play Store.
Credential Storage
This option allows certain applications to access secure
certificates and other credentials. Certificates and
credentials can be installed to the SD card and password
protected.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Security.
2. Tap Trusted credentials to display only trusted CA
certificates. A check mark displayed next to the feature
indicates secure credentials.
3. Tap Install from device storage to install encrypted
certificates from the USB Storage location.
4. Tap Clear credentials to clear the device (SD card or
phone memory) of all certificate contents and reset the
credentials password.
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Application Manager
This device can be used for Android development. You can
write applications in the SDK and install them on this device,
then run the applications using the hardware, system, and
network. This feature allows you to configure the device for
development.
Warning! Because the device can be configured with system
software not provided by or supported by Google or
any other company, end-users operate these devices
at their own risk.
This menu allows you to manage installed applications. You
can view and control currently running services, or use the
device for application development.
You can also view the amount of memory or resources used
as well as the remaining memory and resources for each of
the applications on your phone and clear the data, cache, or
defaults.
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Application manager
➔ ALL.
Clearing Application Cache and Data
Important! You must have downloaded applications installed
to use this feature.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Application manager.
2. Tap an application in which to clear the cache or data.
3. Tap Force stop, Uninstall, Clear data, Clear cache, or
Clear defaults.
Uninstalling Third-party Applications
Important! You must have downloaded applications installed
to use this feature.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Application manager.
2. Tap the DOWNLOADED tab and select your desired
application.
3. Tap Uninstall (from within the top area of the
Application info page).
4. At the prompt, tap OK to uninstall the application.
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5. Select a reason for uninstalling the application, then
tap OK.
Memory Usage
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running
applications.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Applications manager.
2. Tap DOWNLOADED, RUNNING, or ALL to display memory
usage for that category of applications.
The graph at the bottom of the Downloaded tab shows
used and free device memory. The graph at the bottom
of the Running tab shows used and free RAM.
Downloaded
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Applications manager.
2. Tap the DOWNLOADED tab to view a list of all the
downloaded applications on your device.
3. To switch the order of the lists displayed in the
Downloaded tabs, press and select Sort by size or
Sort by name.
4. Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage, default
settings, and permissions.
Running Services
The Running services option allows you to view and control
currently running services such as Backup, Google Talk, SNS
(messaging), Swype, and more.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Application manager.
2. Tap the RUNNING tab to view all currently active and
running applications. This tab also shows the total RAM
being used by these currently active applications.
3. Tap a process and select Stop to end the process and
stop it from running. When you stop the process the
service or application will no longer run until you start
the process or application again.
4. Tap Show cached processes to view additional cached
applications.
Important! Stopping a process might have undesirable
consequences on the application.
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Storage Used
This option allows you to view a list (on the current tab) of
current applications as sorted by size.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Application manager.
2. Tap the ALL tab to display all available applications.
3. Press and then tap Sort by size to change the
current list to show items based on the amount of
storage they occupy.
Reset App Preferences
This feature provides you with the ability to reset all
preferences for the following features: Disabled apps,
Disabled app notifications, Default applications for actions,
and Background data restrictions.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ More tab ➔ Applications manager.
2. Tap the ALL tab to display all available applications.
3. Press and then tap Reset app preferences ➔
Reset apps.
Important! As an example, if you assigned your browser to
always launch YouTube links and want that
changed, you must reset the default actions.
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Battery Usage
This option allows you to view a list of those components
using battery power. The amount of time the battery was
used also displays. Battery usage displays in percentages
per application.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Battery. The battery
level displays in percentage.
2. From the upper-right tap (Refresh) to update the
list.
– or –
Tap an entry to view more detailed information.
Note: Other applications may be running that affect battery
use.
SD Card & Device Storage
From this menu you can view the memory allocation for the
memory card as well as mount or unmount the SD card.
For more information about mounting or unmounting the SD
card, see “Using the SD Card” on page 71.
To view the memory allocation for your external SD card:
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Storage.
The available memory displays under the Total space
and SD card headings.
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Date and Time
This menu allows you to change the current time and date
displayed.
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Date and time.
2. Tap Automatic date and time to allow the network set
the date and time.
Important! Deactivate Automatic date and time to manually set
the rest of the options.
3. Tap Set date and use the plus or minus icons to set the
Month, Day, and Year then tap Set.
4. Tap Set time and use the plus or minus icons, set Hour,
and Minute. Tap PM or AM, then tap Set.
5. Tap Automatic time zone to allow the network set the
time zone information automatically.
6. Tap Select time zone, then tap a time zone.
7. Tap Use 24-hour format. If this is not selected the device
automatically uses a 12-hour format.
8. Tap Select date format and select the date format type.
About Device
This menu contains legal information, system tutorial
information, and other phone information such as the model
number, firmware version, baseband version, kernel version,
and software build number.
To access phone information:
 From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ About device. The
following information displays:
• Software update: allows you to connect to the network and
upload any new phone software directly to your device. The
device automatically updates with the latest available software
when you access this option.
• Status: displays the battery status, the level of the battery
(percentage), the Network connection, Signal strength, Mobile
network type, Service state, Roaming status, Mobile network
state, My phone number, IMEI number, IP address, Wi-Fi MAC
address, Bluetooth address, Serial number, Up time, and
Device status.
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• Legal information: This option displays information about
Open source licenses, Google legal information, as well as
License settings. This information clearly provides copyright
and distribution legal information and facts as well as Google
Terms of Service, Terms of Service for Android-powered
Phones, and much more pertinent information as a reference.
Read the information and terms, then press to return to
the Settings menu.
Tip: To find your device’s DivX® registration code and
information about registering your device to play DivX
protected video, tap License settings ➔DivX® VOD.
• Device name: allows you to both display and edit the device’s
name.
• Model number: displays the device’s model number.
• Android version: displays the firmware version loaded on this
device.
• Baseband version: displays the baseband version loaded on
this device.
• Kernel version: displays the kernel version loaded on this
device.
• Build number: displays the software, build number.
Note: Firmware, baseband, kernel and build numbers are
usually used for updates to the handset or support. For
additional information please contact your T-Mobile
service representative.
• SELinux status: displays the status of SELinux. SELinux is a
set of security policies/modules which is applied to the device
to improve the overall security.
Software Update
The Software Update feature enables you to use your device
to connect to the network and upload any new software
directly to your device. The device automatically updates
with the latest available software when you access this
option.
The following icons show your Bluetooth connection status
at a glance:
Displays when the Software updated feature is
active.
Displays when the Software update feature is in
progress.
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To update your device:
1. From the Home screen, press and then tap
Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ About device ➔
Software update.
2. Read the Software update information screen.
3. Select an available option:
Note: You configure the device’s software update parameters.
• Cancel: Tap this option to cancel the operation.
• Wi-Fi settings: Enable this option to only download available
updates via an active Wi-Fi connection. If disabled, the device
will begin available downloads via its’ T-Mobile connection.
• OK: Tap this option to connect to the remote server, detect if
there is an available update, the begin the download over your
existing data connection.
– Software updates can include bug fixes, enhancements to
services, to the device or currently installed software.
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Section 12: Health and Safety Information
This device is capable of operating in Wi-Fi mode in the 2.4
and 5 GHz bands. The FCC requires that devices operating
within 5.15-5.25 GHz may only be used indoors, not outside,
in order to avoid interference with Mobile Satellite Services
(MSS). Therefore, do not use this device outside as a Wi-Fi
hotspot or in Wi-Fi Direct mode outside when using the
5.15-5.25 GHz band.
This section outlines the safety precautions associated with
using your phone. The terms “mobile device” or “cell phone”
are used in this section to refer to your phone. Read this
information before using your mobile device.
Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF)
Signals
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published
information for consumers relating to Radio Frequency (RF)
exposure from wireless phones. The FDA publication
includes the following information:
Do cell phones pose a health hazard?
Many people are concerned that cell phone radiation will
cause cancer or other serious health hazards. The weight of
scientific evidence has not linked cell phones with any health
problems.
Cell phones emit low levels of Radio Frequency (RF) energy.
Over the past 15 years, scientists have conducted hundreds
of studies looking at the biological effects of the radio
frequency energy emitted by cell phones. While some
researchers have reported biological changes associated
with RF energy, these studies have failed to be replicated.
The majority of studies published have failed to show an
association between exposure to radio frequency from a cell
phone and health problems.
The low levels of RF cell phones emit while in use are in the
microwave frequency range. They also emit RF at
substantially reduced time intervals when in the stand-by
mode. Whereas high levels of RF can produce health effects
(by heating tissue), exposure to low level RF that does not
produce heating effects causes no known adverse health
effects.
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The biological effects of radio frequency energy should not
be confused with the effects from other types of
electromagnetic energy.
Very high levels of electromagnetic energy, such as is found
in X-rays and gamma rays, can ionize biological tissues.
Ionization is a process where electrons are stripped away
from their normal locations in atoms and molecules. It can
permanently damage biological tissues including DNA, the
genetic material.
The energy levels associated with radio frequency energy,
including both radio waves and microwaves, are not great
enough to cause ionization of atoms and molecules.
Therefore, RF energy is a type of non-ionizing radiation.
Other types of non-ionizing radiation include visible light,
infrared radiation (heat), and other forms of electromagnetic
radiation with relatively low frequencies.
While RF energy does not ionize particles, large amounts can
increase body temperatures and cause tissue damage. Two
areas of the body, the eyes and the testes, are particularly
vulnerable to RF heating because there is relatively little
blood flow in them to carry away excess heat.
Research Results to Date: Is there a connection
between RF and certain health problems?
The results of most studies conducted to date say no. In
addition, attempts to replicate and confirm the few studies
that have shown a connection have failed.
The scientific community at large therefore believes that the
weight of scientific evidence does not show an association
between exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) from cell phones
and adverse health outcomes. Still the scientific community
has supported additional research to address gaps in
knowledge. Some of these studies are described below.
Interphone Study
Interphone is a large international study designed to
determine whether cell phones increase the risk of head and
neck cancer. A report published in the International Journal
of Epidemiology (June, 2010) compared cell phone usage for
more than 5,000 people with brain tumors (glioma and
meningioma) and a similar number of healthy controls.
Results of this study did NOT show that cell phones caused
brain cancer. In this study, most people had no increased risk
of brain cancer from using cell phones. For people with the
heaviest use of cell phones (an average of more than ½ hour
per day, every day, for over 10 years) the study suggested a
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slight increase in brain cancer. However, the authors
determined that biases and errors prevented any conclusions
being drawn from this data. Additional information about
Interphone can be found at
http://www.iarc.fr/en/media-centre/pr/2010/pdfs/pr200_E.pdf.
Interphone is the largest cell phone study to date, but it did
not answer all questions about cell phone safety. Additional
research is being conducted around the world, and the FDA
continues to monitor developments in this field.
International Cohort Study on Mobile Phone Users
(COSMOS)
The COSMOS study aims to conduct long-term health
monitoring of a large group of people to determine if there
are any health issues linked to long-term exposure to radio
frequency energy from cell phone use. The COSMOS study
will follow approximately 300,000 adult cell phone users in
Europe for 20 to 30 years. Additional information about the
COSMOS study can be found at
http://www.ukcosmos.org/index.html.
Risk of Brain Cancer from Exposure to Radio
Frequency Fields in Childhood and Adolescence
(MOBI-KIDS)
MOBI-KIDS is an international study investigating the
relationship between exposure to radio frequency energy
from communication technologies including cell phones and
brain cancer in young people. This is an international
multi-center study involving 14 European and non-European
countries. Additional information about MOBI-KIDS can be
found at
http://www.creal.cat/programes-recerca/en_projectes-creal/
view.php?ID=39.
Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)
Program of the National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) actively follows cancer
statistics in the United States to detect any change in rates of
new cases for brain cancer. If cell phones play a role in risk
for brain cancer, rates should go up, because heavy cell
phone use has been common for quite some time in the U.S.
Between 1987 and 2005, the overall age-adjusted incidence
of brain cancer did not increase. Additional information about
SEER can be found at
http://seer.cancer.gov/.
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Cell Phone Industry Actions
Although the existing scientific data do not justify FDA
regulatory actions, the FDA has urged the cell phone industry
to take a number of steps, including the following:
• Support-needed research on possible biological effects of RF
for the type of signal emitted by cell phones;
• Design cell phones in a way that minimizes any RF exposure to
the user; and
• Cooperate in providing users of cell phones with the current
information on cell phone use and human health concerns.
The FDA also is working with voluntary standard-setting
bodies such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers (IEEE), the International Commission on
Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), and others to
assure that safety standards continue to adequately protect
the public.
Reducing Exposure: Hands-Free Kits and Other
Accessories
Steps to Reduce Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy
If there is a risk from being exposed to radio frequency
energy (RF) from cell phones - and at this point we do not
know that there is - it is probably very small. But, if you are
concerned about avoiding even potential risks, you can take
a few simple steps to minimize your RF exposure.
• Reduce the amount of time spent using your cell phone;
• Use speaker mode or a headset to place more distance between
your head and the cell phone.
Hands-Free Kits
Hands-free kits may include audio or Bluetooth® headsets
and various types of body-worn accessories such as
belt-clips and holsters. Combinations of these can be used to
reduce RF energy absorption from cell phones.
Headsets can substantially reduce exposure because the
phone is held away from the head in the user's hand or in
approved body-worn accessories. Cell phones marketed in
the U.S. are required to meet RF exposure compliance
requirements when used against the head and against the
body.
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Because there are no known risks from exposure to RF
emissions from cell phones, there is no reason to believe that
hands-free kits reduce risks. Hands-free kits can be used for
convenience and comfort. They are also required by law in
many states if you want to use your phone while driving.
Cell Phone Accessories that Claim to Shield the Head
from RF Radiation
Because there are no known risks from exposure to RF
emissions from cell phones, there is no reason to believe that
accessories which claim to shield the head from those
emissions reduce risks. Some products that claim to shield
the user from RF absorption use special phone cases, while
others involve nothing more than a metallic accessory
attached to the phone.
Studies have shown that these products generally do not
work as advertised. Unlike “hands-free” kits, these so-called
“shields” may interfere with proper operation of the phone.
The phone may be forced to boost its power to compensate,
leading to an increase in RF absorption.
Children and Cell Phones
The scientific evidence does not show a danger to any users
of cell phones from RF exposure, including children and
teenagers. The steps adults can take to reduce RF exposure
apply to children and teenagers as well.
• Reduce the amount of time spent on the cell phone;
• Use speaker mode or a headset to place more distance between
the head and the cell phone.
Some groups sponsored by other national governments have
advised that children be discouraged from using cell phones
at all. For example, The Stewart Report from the United
Kingdom made such a recommendation in December 2000.
In this report, a group of independent experts noted that no
evidence exists that using a cell phone causes brain tumors
or other ill effects. Their recommendation to limit cell phone
use by children was strictly precautionary; it was not based
on scientific evidence that any health hazard exists.
Additional information on the safety of RF exposures from
various sources can be obtained from the following
organizations (updated 10/1/2010):
• FCC RF Safety Program:
http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety/.
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• Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):
http://www.epa.gov/radtown/wireless-tech.html.
• Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/radiofrequencyradiation/.
(Note: This web address is case sensitive.)
• National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH):
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/.
• World Health Organization (WHO):
http://www.who.int/peh-emf/en/.
• International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection:
http://www.icnirp.de.
• Health Protection Agency:
http://www.hpa.org.uk/Topics/Radiation/.
• US Food and Drug Administration:
http://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/
RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/
HomeBusinessandEntertainment/CellPhones/default.htm.
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
Certification Information
Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is
designed and manufactured not to exceed the exposure
limits for Radio Frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) of the U.S. Government.
These FCC RF exposure limits are derived from the
recommendations of two expert organizations: the National
Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP)
and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IEEE). In both cases, the recommendations were developed
by scientific and engineering experts drawn from industry,
government, and academia after extensive reviews of the
scientific literature related to the biological effects of RF
energy.
The RF exposure limit set by the FCC for wireless mobile
phones employs a unit of measurement known as the
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR). The SAR is a measure of the
rate of absorption of RF energy by the human body
expressed in units of watts per kilogram (W/kg). The FCC
requires wireless phones to comply with a safety limit of 1.6
watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).
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The FCC SAR limit incorporates a substantial margin of safety
to give additional protection to the public and to account for
any variations in measurements.
SAR tests are conducted using standard operating positions
accepted by the FCC with the phone transmitting at its
highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands.
Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified
power level, the actual SAR level of the phone while
operating can be well below the maximum reported value.
This is because the phone is designed to operate at multiple
power levels so as to use only the power required to reach
the network. In general, the closer you are to a wireless base
station antenna, the lower the power output of the phone.
Before a new model phone is available for sale to the public,
it must be tested and certified to the FCC that it does not
exceed the SAR limit established by the FCC. Tests for each
model phone are performed in positions and locations (e.g. at
the ear and worn on the body) as required by the FCC. For
body-worn operation, this phone has been tested and meets
FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with an accessory
that contains no metal and that positions the mobile device a
minimum of 1.0cm from the body.
Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with
FCC RF exposure guidelines. The FCC has granted an
Equipment Authorization for this mobile device with all
reported SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC
RF exposure guidelines. This mobile phone has a FCC ID
number: A3LSGHM919 [Model Number: SGH-M919] and the
specific SAR levels for this mobile phone can be found at the
following FCC website:http://www.fcc.gov/oet/ea/.
The SAR information for this device can also be found on
Samsung’s website: http://www.samsung.com/sar.
SAR information on this and other model phones can be
accessed online on the FCC's website through http://
transition.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety/sar.html. To find information that
pertains to a particular model phone, this site uses the phone
FCC ID number which is usually printed somewhere on the
case of the phone. Sometimes it may be necessary to
remove the battery pack to find the number. Once you have
the FCC ID number for a particular phone, follow the
instructions on the website and it should provide values for
typical or maximum SAR for a particular phone. Additional
SAR information can also be obtained at
http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/specific-absorption-rate-sarcellular-telephones.
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FCC Part 15 Information to User
Pursuant to part 15.21 of the FCC Rules, you are cautioned
that changes or modifications not expressly approved by
Samsung could void your authority to operate the device.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part
15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not
occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Commercial Mobile Alerting System
(CMAS)
This device is designed to receive wireless emergency alerts
from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System ("CMAS";
which may also be known as the Personal Localized Alerting
Network ("PLAN")). If your wireless provider has chosen to
participate in CMAS/PLAN, alerts are available while in the
provider's coverage area. If you travel outside your provider's
coverage area, wireless emergency alerts may not be
available. For more information, please contact your wireless
provider.
Smart Practices While Driving
On the Road - Off the Phone
The primary responsibility of every driver is the safe
operation of his or her vehicle.
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Responsible drivers understand that no secondary task
should be performed while driving whether it be eating,
drinking, talking to passengers, or talking on a mobile phone
- unless the driver has assessed the driving conditions and is
confident that the secondary task will not interfere with their
primary responsibility. Do not engage in any activity while
driving a moving vehicle which may cause you to take your
eyes off the road or become so absorbed in the activity that
your ability to concentrate on the act of driving becomes
impaired. Samsung is committed to promoting responsible
driving and giving drivers the tools they need to understand
and address distractions.
Check the laws and regulations on the use of mobile devices
and their accessories in the areas where you drive. Always
obey them. The use of these devices may be prohibited or
restricted in certain areas. For example, only hands-free use
may be permitted in certain areas.
Before answering calls, consider your circumstances. Let the
call go to voicemail when driving conditions require.
Remember, driving comes first, not the call!
If you consider a call necessary and appropriate, follow these
tips:
• Use a hands-free device;
• Secure your phone within easy reach;
• Place calls when you are not moving;
• Plan calls when your car will be stationary;
• Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations;
• Let the person with whom you are speaking know that you are
driving and will suspend the call if necessary;
• Do not take notes or look up phone numbers while driving;
Notice regarding legal restrictions on mounting this device in
an automobile:
Laws in some states may prohibit mounting this device on or
near the windshield of an automobile. In other states, the law
may permit mounting this device only in specific locations in
the automobile. Be sure to consult the state and local laws or
ordinances where you drive before mounting this device in
an automobile. Failure to comply with these restrictions could
result in fines, penalties, or other damages.
Never mount this device in a manner that will obstruct the
driver's clear view of the street and traffic.
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Never use wireless data services such as text messaging, Web
browsing, or e-mail while operating a vehicle.
Never watch videos, such as a movie or clip, or play video
games while operating a vehicle.
For more information, go to http://www.ctia.org.
Battery Use and Safety
Important! Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or
damage. Most battery issues arise from improper
handling of batteries and, particularly, from the
continued use of damaged batteries.
• Do not disassemble, crush, puncture, shred, or otherwise
attempt to change the form of your battery. Do not put a high
degree of pressure on the battery. This can cause leakage or an
internal short-circuit, resulting in overheating.
• Do not let the phone or battery come in contact with liquids.
Liquids can get into the phone's circuits, leading to corrosion.
Even when the phone appears to be dry and appears to operate
normally, the circuitry could slowly corrode and pose a safety
hazard. If the phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked
by your service provider or contact Samsung, even if they appear
to be working properly.
• Do not place your battery in or near a heat source. Excessive
heating can damage the phone or the battery and could cause the
phone or the battery to explode. Do not dry a wet or damp battery
with an appliance or heat source such as a microwave oven, hair
dryer, iron, or radiator. Avoid leaving your phone in your car in
high temperatures.
• Do not dispose of the phone or the battery in a fire. The phone
or the battery may explode when overheated.
• Do not handle a damaged or leaking battery. Do not let leaking
battery fluid come in contact with your eyes, skin or clothing. For
safe disposal options, contact your nearest Samsung-authorized
service center.
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• Avoid dropping the cell phone. Dropping the phone or the
battery, especially on a hard surface, can potentially cause
damage to the phone and battery. If you suspect damage to the
phone or battery, take it to a service center for inspection.
• Never use any charger or battery that is damaged in any way.
• Do not allow the battery to touch metal objects. Accidental
short-circuiting can occur when a metallic object (coin, key,
jewelry, clip, or pen) causes a direct connection between the +
and - terminals of the battery (metal strips on the battery), for
example when you carry a spare battery in a pocket or bag.
Short-circuiting the terminals may damage the battery or the
object causing the short-circuiting.
Important! Use only Samsung-approved batteries, and
recharge your battery only with
Samsung-approved chargers which are
specifically designed for your phone.
WARNING!
Use of a non-Samsung-approved battery or charger may
present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage, or other hazard.
Samsung's warranty does not cover damage to the phone
caused by nonSamsung-approved batteries and/or chargers.
• Do not use incompatible cell phone batteries and chargers.
Some websites and second-hand dealers not associated with
reputable manufacturers and carriers, might be selling
incompatible or even counterfeit batteries and chargers.
Consumers should purchase manufacturer or
carrier-recommended products and accessories. If unsure about
whether a replacement battery or charger is compatible, contact
the manufacturer of the battery or charger.
• Misuse or use of incompatible phones, batteries, and
charging devices could result in damage to the equipment
and a possible risk of fire, explosion, or leakage, leading to
serious injuries, damages to your phone, or other serious
hazard.
Samsung Mobile Products and
Recycling
Samsung cares for the environment and encourages its
customers to recycle Samsung mobile devices and genuine
Samsung accessories.
Proper disposal of your mobile device and its battery is not
only important for safety, it benefits the environment.
Batteries must be recycled or disposed of properly.
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Recycling programs for your mobile device, batteries, and
accessories may not be available in your area.
We've made it easy for you to recycle your old Samsung
mobile device by working with respected take-back
companies in every state in the country.
Drop It Off
You can drop off your Samsung-branded mobile device
and batteries for recycling at one of our numerous
Samsung Recycling Direct (SM) locations. A list of these
locations may be found at:
http://pages.samsung.com/us/recyclingdirect/
usactivities_environment_samsungrecyclingdirect_locations.jsp
.
Samsung-branded devices and batteries will be accepted
at these locations for no fee.
Consumers may also recycle their used mobile device or
batteries at many retail or carrier-provided locations
where mobile devices and batteries are sold. Additional
information regarding specific locations may be found at:
http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/partnerships/plugin/cellphone/
index.htm or at http://www.call2recycle.org/.
Mail It In
The Samsung Mobile Take-Back Program will provide
Samsung customers with a free recycling mailing label.
Just go to
http://www.samsung.com/us/aboutsamsung/citizenship/
usactivities_environment_samsungrecyclingdirect.html?INT=ST
A_recyle_your_phone_page and follow the instructions to
print out a free pre-paid postage label and then send your
old mobile device or battery to the address listed, via U.S.
Mail, for recycling.
Dispose of unwanted electronics through an approved
recycler.
To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website:
www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect
Or call, (877) 278-0799.
Follow local regulations regarding disposal of mobile
devices and batteries
Dispose of your mobile device and batteries in accordance
with local regulations. In some areas, the disposal of these
items in household or business trash may be prohibited. Help
us protect the environment - recycle!
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Warning! Never dispose of batteries in a fire because they may
explode.
UL Certified Travel Charger
The Travel Charger for this phone has met applicable UL
safety requirements. Please adhere to the following safety
instructions per UL guidelines:
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OUTLINED MAY
LEAD TO SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY AND POSSIBLE
PROPERTY DAMAGE.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS.
DANGER - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR
ELECTRIC SHOCK, CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE
INSTRUCTIONS.
FOR CONNECTION TO A SUPPLY NOT IN NORTH
AMERICA, USE AN ATTACHMENT PLUG ADAPTOR
OF THE PROPER CONFIGURATION FOR THE
POWER OUTLET.
THIS POWER UNIT IS INTENDED TO BE
CORRECTLY ORIENTED IN A VERTICAL OR
HORIZONTAL OR FLOOR MOUNT POSITION.
Display / Touch-Screen
Please note the following information when using your
mobile device:
WARNING REGARDING DISPLAY
The display on your mobile device is made of glass or
acrylic and could break if your mobile device is
dropped or if it receives significant impact. Do not use
if screen is broken or cracked as this could cause
injury to you.
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WARRANTY DISCLAIMER: PROPER USE OF A
TOUCH-SCREEN MOBILE DEVICE
If your mobile device has a touch-screen display,
please note that a touch-screen responds best to a
light touch from the pad of your finger or a non-metallic
stylus. Using excessive force or a metallic object when
pressing on the touch-screen may damage the
tempered glass surface and void the warranty. For
more information, please refer to the “Standard
Limited Warranty”.
GPS & AGPS
Certain Samsung mobile devices can use a Global Positioning
System (GPS) signal for location-based applications. A GPS
uses satellites controlled by the U.S. Government that are
subject to changes implemented in accordance with the
Department of Defense policy and the 2008 Federal Radio
navigation Plan (FRP). Changes may affect the performance
of location-based technology on your mobile device.
Certain Samsung mobile devices can also use an Assisted
Global Positioning System (AGPS), which obtains information
from the cellular network to improve GPS performance. AGPS
uses your wireless service provider's network and therefore
airtime, data charges, and/or additional charges may apply in
accordance with your service plan. Contact your wireless
service provider for details.
Your Location
Location-based information includes information that can be
used to determine the approximate location of a mobile
device. Mobile devices which are connected to a wireless
network transmit location-based information. Additionally, if
you use applications that require location-based information
(e.g. driving directions), such applications transmit
location-based information. The location-based information
may be shared with third-parties, including your wireless
service provider, applications providers, Samsung, and other
third-parties providing services.
Use of AGPS in Emergency Calls
When you make an emergency call, the cellular network may
activate AGPS technology in your mobile device to tell the
emergency responders your approximate location.
AGPS has limitations and might not work in your area.
Therefore:
• Always tell the emergency responder your location to the best of
your ability; and
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• Remain on the mobile device for as long as the emergency
responder instructs you.
Navigation
Maps, directions, and other navigation-data, including data
relating to your current location, may contain inaccurate or
incomplete data, and circumstances can and do change over
time. In some areas, complete information may not be
available. Therefore, you should always visually confirm that
the navigational instructions are consistent with what you see
before following them. All users should pay attention to road
conditions, closures, traffic, and all other factors that may
impact safe driving or walking. Always obey posted road signs.
Emergency Calls
This mobile device, like any wireless mobile device, operates
using radio signals, wireless and landline networks, as well
as user-programmed functions, which cannot guarantee
connection in all conditions, areas, or circumstances.
Therefore, you should never rely solely on any wireless
mobile device for essential communications (medical
emergencies, for example). Before traveling in remote or
underdeveloped areas, plan an alternate method of
contacting emergency services personnel. Remember, to
make or receive any calls, the mobile device must be
switched on and in a service area with adequate signal
strength.
Emergency calls may not be possible on all wireless mobile
device networks or when certain network services and/or
mobile device features are in use. Check with local service
providers.
To make an emergency call:
1. If the mobile device is not on, switch it on.
2. From the Home screen, tap .
3. Key in the emergency number for your present location
(for example, 911 or other official emergency number).
Emergency numbers vary by location.
4. Tap .
If certain features are in use (call blocking, for example), you
may first need to deactivate those features before you can
make an emergency call. Consult your User Manual and your
local cellular service provider. When making an emergency
call, remember to give all the necessary information as
accurately as possible. Remember that your mobile device
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may be the only means of communication at the scene of an
accident; do not cut off the call until given permission to do
so.
Care and Maintenance
Your mobile device is a product of superior design and
craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The
suggestions below will help you fulfill any warranty
obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many
years:
Keep your Samsung Mobile Device away from:
Liquids of any kind
Keep the mobile device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and
liquids contain minerals that will corrode electronic
circuits. If the mobile device does get wet, do not
accelerate drying with the use of an oven, microwave, or
dryer, because this may damage the mobile device and
could cause a fire or explosion.
Do not use the mobile device with a wet hand. Doing so
may cause an electric shock to you or damage to the
mobile device.
Extreme heat or cold
Avoid temperatures below 0°C / 32°F or above 45°C /
113°F.
Microwaves
Do not try to dry your mobile device in a microwave oven.
Doing so may cause a fire or explosion.
Dust and dirt
Do not expose your mobile device to dust, dirt, or sand.
Cleaning solutions
Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or strong
detergents to clean the mobile device. Wipe it with a soft
cloth slightly dampened in a mild soap-and-water
solution.
Shock or vibration
Do not drop, knock, or shake the mobile device. Rough
handling can break internal circuit boards.
Paint
Do not paint the mobile device. Paint can clog the
device’s moving parts or ventilation openings and prevent
proper operation.
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Responsible Listening
Caution! Avoid potential hearing loss.
Damage to hearing occurs when a person is exposed to loud
sounds over time. The risk of hearing loss increases as
sound is played louder and for longer durations. Prolonged
exposure to loud sounds (including music) is the most
common cause of preventable hearing loss. Some scientific
research suggests that using portable audio devices, such as
portable music players and cell phones, at high volume
settings for long durations may lead to permanent
noise-induced hearing loss.
This includes the use of headphones (including headsets,
earbuds, and Bluetooth® or other wireless devices).
Exposure to very loud sound has also been associated in
some studies with tinnitus (a ringing in the ear),
hypersensitivity to sound, and distorted hearing. Individual
susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss and potential
hearing problem varies. Additionally, the amount of sound
produced by a portable audio device varies depending on the
nature of the sound, the device settings, and the headphones
that are used. As a result, there is no single volume setting
that is appropriate for everyone or for every combination of
sound, settings, and equipment.
You should follow some common sense recommendations
when using any portable audio device:
• Always turn the volume down before plugging the earphones into
an audio source.
• Set the volume in a quiet environment and select the lowest
volume at which you can hear adequately.
• Be aware that you can adapt to higher volume settings over time,
not realizing that the higher volume may be harmful to your
hearing.
• When using headphones, turn the volume down if you cannot
hear the people speaking near you or if the person sitting next to
you can hear what you are listening to.
• Do not turn the volume up to block out noisy surroundings. If you
choose to listen to your portable device in a noisy environment,
use noise-cancelling headphones to block out background
environmental noise. By blocking background environment noise,
noise cancelling headphones should allow you to hear the music
at lower volumes than when using earbuds.
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• Limit the amount of time you listen. As the volume increases, less
time is required before you hearing could be affected.
• Avoid using headphones after exposure to extremely loud noises,
such as rock concerts, that might cause temporary hearing loss.
Temporary hearing loss might cause unsafe volumes to sound
normal.
• Do not listen at any volume that causes you discomfort. If you
experience ringing in your ears, hear muffled speech, or
experience any temporary hearing difficulty after listening to your
portable audio device, discontinue use and consult your doctor.
You can obtain additional information on this subject from the
following sources:
American Academy of Audiology
11730 Plaza American Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190
Voice: (800) 222-2336
Email: info@audiology.org
Internet:
http://www.audiology.org/Pages/
default.aspx
National Institute on Deafness and Other
Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD 20892-2320
Email: nidcdinfo@nih.gov
Internet:
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/
National Institute for Occupational Safety
and Health (NIOSH)
395 E Street, S.W., Suite 9200
Patriots Plaza Building
Washington, DC 20201
Voice: 1-800-35-NIOSH
(1-800-356-4674)
1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
Outside the U.S. 513-533-8328
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Operating Environment
Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any
area, and always switch your mobile device off whenever it is
forbidden to use it, or when it may cause interference or
danger. When connecting the mobile device or any accessory
to another device, read its user's guide for detailed safety
instructions. Do not connect incompatible products.
Using Your Mobile Device Near Other Electronic
Devices
Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from Radio
Frequency (RF) signals. However, certain electronic
equipment may not be shielded against the RF signals from
your wireless mobile device. Consult the manufacturer to
discuss alternatives.
Implantable Medical Devices
A minimum separation of six (6) inches should be maintained
between a handheld wireless mobile device and an
implantable medical device, such as a pacemaker or
implantable cardioverter defibrillator, to avoid potential
interference with the device.
Persons who have such devices:
• Should ALWAYS keep the mobile device more than six (6) inches
from their implantable medical device when the mobile device is
turned ON;
• Should not carry the mobile device in a breast pocket;
• Should use the ear opposite the implantable medical device to
minimize the potential for interference;
• Should turn the mobile device OFF immediately if there is any
reason to suspect that interference is taking place;
• Should read and follow the directions from the manufacturer of
your implantable medical device. If you have any questions about
using your wireless mobile device with an implantable medical
device, consult your health care provider.
For more information see: http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety/rffaqs.html#.
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov
Internet:
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/noise/
default.html
1-888-232-6348 TTY
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Other Medical Devices
If you use any other personal medical devices, consult the
manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately
shielded from external RF energy. Your physician may be able
to assist you in obtaining this information. Switch your
mobile device off in health care facilities when any
regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do so.
Hospitals or health care facilities may be using equipment
that could be sensitive to external RF energy.
Vehicles
RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately
shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles. Check with
the manufacturer or its representative regarding your vehicle
before using your mobile device in a motor vehicle. You
should also consult the manufacturer of any equipment that
has been added to your vehicle.
Posted Facilities
Switch your mobile device off in any facility where posted
notices require you to do so.
Potentially Explosive Environments
Switch your mobile device off when in any area with a
potentially explosive atmosphere and obey all signs and
instructions. Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion
or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are
advised to switch the mobile device off while at a refueling
point (service station).
Users are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on the
use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and
distribution areas), chemical plants, or where blasting
operations are in progress. Areas with a potentially explosive
atmosphere are often, but not always, clearly marked. They
include below deck on boats, chemical transfer or storage
facilities, vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as
propane or butane), areas where the air contains chemicals
or particles, such as grain, dust, or metal powders, and any
other area where you would normally be advised to turn off
your vehicle engine.
When your Device is Wet
Do not turn on your device if it is wet. If your device is
already on, turn it off and remove the battery immediately (if
the device will not turn off or you cannot remove the battery,
leave it as-is). Then, dry the device with a towel and take it
to a service center.
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FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
Regulations for Wireless Devices
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has
established requirements for digital wireless mobile devices
to be compatible with hearing aids and other assistive
hearing devices.
When individuals employing some assistive hearing devices
(hearing aids and cochlear implants) use wireless mobile
devices, they may detect a buzzing, humming, or whining
noise. Some hearing devices are more immune than others
to this interference noise, and mobile devices also vary in the
amount of interference they generate.
The wireless telephone industry has developed a rating
system for wireless mobile devices to assist hearing device
users find mobile devices that may be compatible with their
hearing devices. Not all mobile devices have been rated.
Mobile devices that are rated have the rating on their box or
a label located on the box.
The ratings are not guarantees. Results will vary depending
on the user's hearing device and hearing loss. If your hearing
device happens to be vulnerable to interference, you may not
be able to use a rated mobile device successfully. Trying out
the mobile device with your hearing device is the best way to
evaluate it for your personal needs.
M-Ratings: Wireless mobile devices rated M3 or M4 meet
FCC requirements and are likely to generate less interference
to hearing devices than mobile devices that are not labeled.
M4 is the better/higher of the two ratings. M-ratings refer to
enabling acoustic coupling with hearing aids that do not
operate in telecoil mode.
T-Ratings: Mobile devices rated T3 or T4 meet FCC
requirements and are likely to generate less interference to
hearing devices than mobile devices that are not labeled. T4
is the better/higher of the two ratings. T-ratings refer to
enabling inductive coupling with hearing aids operating in
telecoil mode.
Hearing devices may also be rated. Your hearing aid
manufacturer or hearing health professional may help you
find this rating. Higher ratings mean that the hearing device
is relatively immune to interference noise.
Under the current industry standard, American National
Standards Institute (ANSI) C63.19, the hearing aid and
wireless mobile device rating values are added together to
indicate how usable they are together. For example, if a
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hearing aid meets the M2 level rating and the wireless
mobile device meets the M3 level rating, the sum of the two
values equals M5.
Under the standard, this should provide the hearing aid user
with normal use while using the hearing aid with the
particular wireless mobile device. A sum of 6 or more would
indicate excellent performance.
However, these are not guarantees that all users will be
satisfied. T ratings work similarly.
The HAC rating and measurement procedure are described in
the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C63.19
standard.
HAC for Newer Technologies
This phone has been tested and rated for use with hearing
aids for some of the wireless technologies that it uses.
However, there may be some newer wireless technologies
used in this phone that have not been tested yet for use with
hearing aids.
It is important to try the different features of this phone
thoroughly and in different locations, using your hearing aid
or cochlear implant, to determine if you hear any interfering
noise. Consult your service provider or the manufacturer of
this phone for information on hearing aid compatibility. If you
have questions about return or exchange policies, consult
your service provider or phone retailer.
Restricting Children's Access to Your
Mobile Device
Your mobile device is not a toy. Do not allow children to play
with it because they could hurt themselves and others,
damage the mobile device, or make calls that increase your
mobile device bill.
M3 + M2 = 5
T3 + T2 = 5
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Keep the mobile device and all its parts and accessories out
of the reach of small children.
FCC Notice and Cautions
FCC Notice
The mobile device may cause TV or radio interference if used
in close proximity to receiving equipment. The FCC can
require you to stop using the mobile device if such
interference cannot be eliminated. Vehicles using liquefied
petroleum gas (such as propane or butane) must comply with
the National Fire Protection Standard (NFPA-58). For a copy
of this standard, contact the National Fire Protection
Association.
Cautions
Any changes or modifications to your mobile device not
expressly approved in this document could void your
warranty for this equipment and void your authority to
operate this equipment. Only use approved batteries,
antennas, and chargers. The use of any unauthorized
accessories may be dangerous and void the mobile device
warranty if said accessories cause damage or a defect to the
mobile device.
Although your mobile device is quite sturdy, it is a complex
piece of equipment and can be broken. Avoid dropping,
hitting, bending, or sitting on it.
Other Important Safety Information
• Only qualified personnel should service the mobile device or
install the mobile device in a vehicle. Faulty installation or service
may be dangerous and may invalidate any warranty applicable to
the device.
• Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in
your vehicle are securely mounted.
• Check regularly that all wireless mobile device equipment in your
vehicle is mounted and operating properly.
• When using a headset in dry environments, static electricity can
build up in the headset and cause a small quick static electrical
shock. To minimize the risk of electrostatic discharge from the
headset avoid using the headset in extremely dry environments or
touch a grounded unpainted metal object to discharge static
electricity before inserting the headset.
• Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive
materials in the same compartment as the mobile device, its
parts, or accessories.
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• For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that an air bag
inflates with great force. Do not place objects, including installed
or portable wireless equipment near or in the area over the air
bag or in the air bag deployment area. If wireless equipment is
improperly installed and the air bag inflates, serious injury could
result.
• Switch your mobile device off before boarding an aircraft. The use
of wireless mobile devices in aircraft is illegal and may be
dangerous to the aircraft's operation. Check with appropriate
authorities before using any function of a mobile device while on
an aircraft.
• Failure to observe these instructions may lead to the suspension
or denial of cell phone services to the offender, or legal action, or
both.
• While using your device, leave some lights on in the room and do
not hold the screen too close to your eyes.
• Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to flashing
lights while watching videos or playing games for extended
periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop using the device
immediately.
• Reduce risk of repetitive motion injuries. When you repetitively
perform actions, such as pressing keys, drawing characters on a
touch screen with your fingers, or playing games, you may
experience occasional discomfort in your hands, neck, shoulders,
or other parts of your body. When using your device for extended
periods, hold the device with a relaxed grip, press the keys lightly,
and take frequent breaks. If you continue to have discomfort
during or after such use, stop use and see a physician.
• 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]
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Section 13: Warranty Information
Standard Limited Warranty
What is covered and for how long?
SAMSUNG TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, LLC
(“SAMSUNG”) warrants that SAMSUNG’s handsets and
accessories (“Products”) are free from defects in material
and workmanship under normal use and service for the
period commencing upon the date of purchase by the first
consumer purchaser and continuing for the following
specified period of time after that date:
What is not covered?
This Limited Warranty is conditioned upon proper use of the
Product.
This Limited Warranty does not cover: (a) defects or damage
resulting from accident, misuse, abnormal use, abnormal
conditions, improper storage, exposure to liquid, moisture,
dampness, sand or dirt, neglect, or unusual physical,
electrical or electromechanical stress; (b) scratches, dents
and cosmetic damage, unless caused by SAMSUNG;
(c) defects or damage resulting from excessive force or use
of a metallic object when pressing on a touch screen;
(d) equipment that has the serial number or the
enhancement data code removed, defaced, damaged,
altered or made illegible; (e) ordinary wear and tear;
(f) defects or damage resulting from the use of Product in
conjunction or connection with accessories, products, or
ancillary/peripheral equipment not furnished or approved by
SAMSUNG; (g) defects or damage resulting from improper
testing, operation, maintenance, installation, service, or
adjustment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG;
(h) defects or damage resulting from external causes such as
collision with an object, fire, flooding, dirt, windstorm,
lightning, earthquake, exposure to weather conditions, theft,
blown fuse, or improper use of any electrical source;
(i) defects or damage resulting from cellular signal reception
Phone 1 Year
Batteries 1 Year
Case/Pouch/Holster 90 Days
Other Phone Accessories 1 Year
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or transmission, or viruses or other software problems
introduced into the Product; or (j) Product used or purchased
outside the United States. This Limited Warranty covers
batteries only if battery capacity falls below 80% of rated
capacity or the battery leaks, and this Limited Warranty does
not cover any battery if (i) the battery has been charged by a
battery charger not specified or approved by SAMSUNG for
charging the battery; (ii) any of the seals on the battery are
broken or show evidence of tampering; or (iii) the battery has
been used in equipment other than the SAMSUNG phone for
which it is specified.
What are SAMSUNG’s obligations?
During the applicable warranty period, provided the Product
is returned in accordance with the terms of this Limited
Warranty, SAMSUNG will repair or replace the Product, at
SAMSUNG’s sole option, without charge. SAMSUNG may, at
SAMSUNG’s sole option, use rebuilt, reconditioned, or new
parts or components when repairing any Product, or may
replace the Product with a rebuilt, reconditioned or new
Product.
Repaired/replaced cases, pouches and holsters will be
warranted for a period of ninety (90) days. All other repaired/
replaced Products will be warranted for a period equal to the
remainder of the original Limited Warranty on the original
Product or for ninety (90) days, whichever is longer. All
replaced Products, parts, components, boards and
equipment shall become the property of SAMSUNG. Except to
any extent expressly allowed by applicable law, transfer or
assignment of this Limited Warranty is prohibited.
What must you do to obtain warranty service?
To obtain service under this Limited Warranty, you must
return the Product to an authorized phone service facility in
an adequate container for shipping, accompanied by the
sales receipt or comparable proof of sale showing the
original date of purchase, the serial number of the Product
and the seller’s name and address.
To obtain assistance on where to deliver the Product, please
call SAMSUNG Customer Care at 1-888-987-4357. If
SAMSUNG determines that any Product is not covered by this
Limited Warranty, you must pay all parts, shipping, and labor
charges for the repair or return of such Product.
You should keep a separate backup copy of any contents of
the Product before delivering the Product to SAMSUNG for
warranty service, as some or all of the contents may be
deleted or reformatted during the course of warranty service.
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What are the limits on SAMSUNG’s liability?
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SETS OUT THE FULL EXTENT OF
SAMSUNG’S RESPONSIBILITIES, AND THE EXCLUSIVE
REMEDY REGARDING THE PRODUCTS.
ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT
LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY
AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO
THE DURATION OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. IN NO EVENT
SHALL SAMSUNG BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF
THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT OR FOR, WITHOUT
LIMITATION, COMMERCIAL LOSS OF ANY SORT; LOSS OF
USE, TIME, DATA, REPUTATION, OPPORTUNITY, GOODWILL,
PROFITS OR SAVINGS; INCONVENIENCE; INCIDENTAL,
SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; OR
DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE
PRODUCT. SOME STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT
ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY
LASTS, OR THE DISCLAIMER OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS
AND DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
SAMSUNG MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, AS TO
THE QUALITY, CAPABILITIES, OPERATIONS, PERFORMANCE
OR SUITABILITY OF ANY THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR
EQUIPMENT USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PRODUCT, OR
THE ABILITY TO INTEGRATE ANY SUCH SOFTWARE OR
EQUIPMENT WITH THE PRODUCT, WHETHER SUCH
THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR EQUIPMENT IS INCLUDED WITH
THE PRODUCT DISTRIBUTED BY SAMSUNG OR OTHERWISE.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE QUALITY, CAPABILITIES,
OPERATIONS, PERFORMANCE AND SUITABILITY OF ANY
SUCH THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR EQUIPMENT RESTS
SOLELY WITH THE USER AND THE DIRECT VENDOR, OWNER
OR SUPPLIER OF SUCH THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR
EQUIPMENT.
Nothing in the Product instructions or information shall be
construed to create an express warranty of any kind with
respect to the Products. No agent, employee, dealer,
representative or reseller is authorized to modify or extend
this Limited Warranty or to make binding representations or
claims, whether in advertising, presentations or otherwise,
on behalf of SAMSUNG regarding the Products or this Limited
Warranty.
This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you
may also have other rights that vary from state to state.
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What is the procedure for resolving disputes?
ALL DISPUTES WITH SAMSUNG ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY OR THE SALE, CONDITION OR
PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCTS SHALL BE RESOLVED
EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION,
AND NOT BY A COURT OR JURY.
Any such dispute shall not be combined or consolidated with
a dispute involving any other person’s or entity’s Product or
claim, and specifically, without limitation of the foregoing,
shall not under any circumstances proceed as part of a class
action. The arbitration shall be conducted before a single
arbitrator, whose award may not exceed, in form or amount,
the relief allowed by the applicable law. The arbitration shall
be conducted according to the American Arbitration
Association (AAA) Commercial Arbitration Rules applicable to
consumer disputes. This arbitration provision is entered
pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act. The laws of the State
of Texas, without reference to its choice of laws principles,
shall govern the interpretation of the Limited Warranty and all
disputes that are subject to this arbitration provision. The
arbitrator shall decide all issues of interpretation and
application of this arbitration provision and the Limited
Warranty.
For any arbitration in which your total damage claims,
exclusive of attorney fees and expert witness fees, are
$5,000.00 or less (“Small Claim”), the arbitrator may, if you
prevail, award your reasonable attorney fees, expert witness
fees and costs as part of any award, but may not grant
SAMSUNG its attorney fees, expert witness fees or costs
unless it is determined that the claim was brought in bad
faith. In a Small Claim case, you shall be required to pay no
more than half of the total administrative, facility and
arbitrator fees, or $50.00 of such fees, whichever is less, and
SAMSUNG shall pay the remainder of such fees.
Administrative, facility and arbitrator fees for arbitrations in
which your total damage claims, exclusive of attorney fees
and expert witness fees, exceed $5,000.00 (“Large Claim”)
shall be determined according to AAA rules. In a Large Claim
case, the arbitrator may grant to the prevailing party, or
apportion among the parties, reasonable attorney fees,
expert witness fees and costs. Judgment may be entered on
the arbitrator’s award in any court of competent jurisdiction.
This arbitration provision also applies to claims against
SAMSUNG’s employees, representatives and affiliates if any
such claim arises from the Product’s sale, condition or
performance.
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You may opt out of this dispute resolution procedure by
providing notice to SAMSUNG no later than 30 calendar days
from the date of the first consumer purchaser’s purchase of the
Product. To opt out, you must send notice by e-mail to
optout@sta.samsung.com, with the subject line: “Arbitration
Opt Out.” You must include in the opt out e-mail (a) your name
and address; (b) the date on which the Product was purchased;
(c) the Product model name or model number; and (d) the IMEI
or MEID or Serial Number, as applicable, if you have it (the IMEI
or MEID or Serial Number can be found (i) on the Product box;
(ii) on the Product information screen, which can be found
under “Settings;” (iii) on a label on the back of the Product
beneath the battery, if the battery is removable; and (iv) on the
outside of the Product if the battery is not removable).
Alternatively, you may opt out by calling 1-888-987-4357 no
later than 30 calendar days from the date of the first consumer
purchaser’s purchase of the Product and providing the same
information. These are the only two forms of notice that will be
effective to opt out of this dispute resolution procedure. Opting
out of this dispute resolution procedure will not affect the
coverage of the Limited Warranty in any way, and you will
continue to enjoy the benefits of the Limited Warranty.
Severability
If any portion of this Limited Warranty is held to be illegal or
unenforceable, such partial illegality or unenforceability shall
not affect the enforceability of the remainder of the Limited
Warranty.
Precautions for Transfer and Disposal
If data stored on this device is deleted or reformatted using
the standard methods, the data only appears to be removed
on a superficial level, and it may be possible for someone to
retrieve and reuse the data by means of special software.
To avoid unintended information leaks and other problems of
this sort, it is recommended that the device be returned to
Samsung’s Customer Care Center for an Extended File
System (EFS) Clear which will eliminate all user memory and
return all settings to default settings. Please contact the
Samsung Customer Care Center for details.
Important! Please provide warranty information (proof of
purchase) to Samsung’s Customer Care Center in
order to provide this service at no charge. If the
warranty has expired on the device, charges may
apply.
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1301 E. Lookout Drive
Richardson, Texas 75082
Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG
Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357)
©2012 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC. All
rights reserved.
No reproduction in whole or in part allowed without prior
written approval. Specifications and availability subject to
change without notice. [111611]
End User License Agreement for
Software
IMPORTANT. READ CAREFULLY: This End User License
Agreement ("EULA") is a legal agreement between you
(either an individual or a single entity) and Samsung
Electronics Co., Ltd. ("Samsung Electronics Co.") for
software, owned by Samsung Electronics Co. and its
affiliated companies and its third party suppliers and
licensors, that accompanies this EULA, which includes
computer software and may include associated media,
printed materials, "online" or electronic documentation
("Software"). Samsung Electronics Co. is a separate company
from the company that provides the limited warranty for this
mobile device, Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC.
This device requires the use of preloaded software in its
normal operation. BY USING THE DEVICE OR ITS PRELOADED
SOFTWARE, YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS EULA. IF YOU
DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE DEVICE OR
THE SOFTWARE. INSTEAD, RETURN THE DEVICE TO THE
RETAILER FOR A REFUND OR CREDIT.
1. GRANT OF LICENSE. Samsung Electronics Co. grants you
the following rights provided that you comply with all terms
and conditions of this EULA: You may install, use, access,
display and run one copy of the Software on the local hard
disk(s) or other permanent storage media of one computer
and use the Software on a single computer or a mobile
device at a time, and you may not make the Software
available over a network where it could be used by multiple
computers at the same time. You may make one copy of the
Software in machine readable form for backup purposes
only; provided that the backup copy must include all
copyright or other proprietary notices contained on the
original.
Warranty Information 385
2. RESERVATION OF RIGHTS AND OWNERSHIP. Samsung
Electronics Co. reserves all rights not expressly granted to
you in this EULA. The Software is protected by copyright and
other intellectual property laws and treaties. Samsung
Electronics Co. or its suppliers own the title, copyright and
other intellectual property rights in the Software. The
Software is licensed, not sold.
3. LIMITATIONS ON END USER RIGHTS. You may not reverse
engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to
discover the source code or algorithms of, the Software
(except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly
permitted by applicable law not withstanding this limitation),
or modify, or disable any features of, the Software, or create
derivative works based on the Software. You may not rent,
lease, lend, sublicense or provide commercial hosting
services with the Software.
4. CONSENT TO USE OF DATA. You agree that Samsung
Electronics Co. and its affiliates may collect and use
technical information gathered as part of the product support
services related to the Software provided to you, if any.
Samsung Electronics Co. and its affiliates may use this
information solely to improve their products or to provide
customized services or technologies to you and will not
disclose this information in a form that personally identifies
you.
5. UPGRADES. This EULA applies to updates, supplements
and add-on components (if any) of the Software that
Samsung Electronics Co. may provide to you or make
available to you after the date you obtain your initial copy of
the Software, unless we provide other terms along with such
upgrade. To use Software identified as an upgrade, you must
first be licensed for the Software identified by Samsung
Electronics Co. as eligible for the upgrade. After upgrading,
you may no longer use the Software that formed the basis for
your upgrade eligibility.
6. SOFTWARE TRANSFER. You may not transfer this EULA or
the rights to the Software granted herein to any third party
unless it is in connection with the sale of the mobile device
which the Software accompanied. In such event, the transfer
must include all of the Software (including all component
parts, the media and printed materials, any upgrades, this
EULA) and you may not retain any copies of the Software.
The transfer may not be an indirect transfer, such as a
consignment. Prior to the transfer, the end user receiving the
Software must agree to all the EULA terms.
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7. EXPORT RESTRICTIONS. You acknowledge that the
Software is subject to export restrictions of various countries.
You agree to comply with all applicable international and
national laws that apply to the Software, including the U.S.
Export Administration Regulations, as well as end user, end
use, and destination restrictions issued by U.S. and other
governments.
8. TERMINATION. This EULA is effective until terminated. Your
rights under this License will terminate automatically without
notice from Samsung Electronics Co. if you fail to comply
with any of the terms and conditions of this EULA. Upon
termination of this EULA, you must cease all use of the
Software and destroy all copies, full or partial, of the
Software.
9. Disclaimer of Warranty. ALL SOFTWARE PROVIDED BY
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. WITH THIS MOBILE DEVICE IS
PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND FROM SAMSUNG
ELECTRONICS CO., EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE
LAW, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. DISCLAIMS ALL
WARRANTIES EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR
WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, RELIABILITY OR AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, LACK
OF VIRUSES, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NON INFRINGEMENT OF
THIRD PARTY RIGHTS OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSIONS OR
LIMITATIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE
EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NO
ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN,
OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. OR
ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE DEEMED TO ALTER THIS
DISCLAIMER BY SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. OF WARRANTY
REGARDING THE SOFTWARE, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY
OF ANY SORT FROM SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.
10. THIRD-PARTY APPLICATIONS. Certain third party
applications may be included with, or downloaded to this
mobile device. Samsung Electronics Co. makes no
representations whatsoever about any of these applications.
Since Samsung Electronics Co. has no control over such
applications, you acknowledge and agree that Samsung
Electronics Co. is not responsible for the availability of such
applications and is not responsible or liable for any content,
advertising, products, services, or other materials on or
available from such applications. You expressly acknowledge
and agree that use of third party applications is at your sole
Warranty Information 387
risk and that the entire risk of unsatisfactory quality,
performance, accuracy and effort is with you. It is up to you
to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select to use
is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and
other items of a destructive nature. References on this
mobile device to any names, marks, products, or services of
any third-parties are provided solely as a convenience to you,
and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship,
or recommendation of, or affiliation with the third party or its
products and services. You agree that Samsung Electronics
Co. shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for
any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by, or in
connection with, use of or reliance on any such third party
content, products, or services available on or through any
such application. You acknowledge and agree that the use of
any third-party application is governed by such third party
application provider's Terms of Use, License Agreement,
Privacy Policy, or other such agreement and that any
information or personal data you provide, whether knowingly
or unknowingly, to such third-party application provider, will
be subject to such third party application provider's privacy
policy, if such a policy exists. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.
DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DISCLOSURE OF
INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER PRACTICES OF ANY THIRD
PARTY APPLICATION PROVIDER.
11. Disclaimer of Warranty Regarding Third Party
Applications. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. DOES NOT
WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING
THE AVAILABILITY, USE, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, VALIDITY,
ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE
USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE CONTENT OF ANY
THIRD PARTY APPLICATION WHETHER SUCH THIRD PARTY
APPLICATION IS INCLUDED WITH THE PRODUCT
DISTRIBUTED BY SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., IS
DOWNLOADED, OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED. USE OF ANY
THIRD PARTY APPLICATION IS DONE AT YOUR OWN
DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE
FOR ANY DAMAGE TO THE MOBILE DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA
THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOADING OR USE OF SUCH
THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.
EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY REGARDING
WHETHER YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS CAPTURED BY
ANY THIRD PARTY APPLICATION PROVIDER OR THE USE TO
WHICH SUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PUT BY
SUCH THIRD PARTY APPLICATION PROVIDER. ANY THIRD
PARTY APPLICATIONS PROVIDED WITH THIS MOBILE DEVICE
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ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND FROM SAMSUNG
ELECTRONICS CO., EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE
LAW, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. DISCLAIMS ALL
WARRANTIES EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR
WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, RELIABILITY OR AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, LACK
OF VIRUSES, QUIET ENJOYMENT, NON INFRINGEMENT OF
THIRD PARTY RIGHTS OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS.
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. DOES NOT WARRANT AGAINST
INTERFERENCE WITH YOUR ENJOYMENT OF THE THIRD
PARTY APPLICATION, THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN
THE THIRD PARTY APPLICATION WILL MEET YOUR
REQUIREMENTS, THAT THE OPERATION OF THE THIRD PARTY
APPLICATION WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR
THAT DEFECTS IN THE THIRD PARTY APPLICATION WILL BE
CORRECTED. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL
NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. SOME
JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSIONS OR
LIMITATIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE
EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NO
ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN,
OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. OR
ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY SHALL BE DEEMED TO
ALTER THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY REGARDING THIRD
PARTY APPLICATIONS, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY BY
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.
12. Limitation of Liability. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. WILL
NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING
OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE
THE SOFTWARE OR ANY THIRD PARTY APPLICATION, ITS
CONTENT OR FUNCTIONALITY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RELATED TO ERRORS,
OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAY IN
OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, FAILURE
TO CONNECT, NETWORK CHARGES, IN-APP PURCHASES,
AND ALL OTHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL,
EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO
NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS
OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, SAMSUNG
ELECTRONIC CO.'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL
Warranty Information 389
LOSSES, DAMAGES, CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT
NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, OR
OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE
OR THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS ON THIS MOBILE DEVICE, OR
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS EULA, SHALL NOT EXCEED
THE AMOUNT PURCHASER PAID SPECIFICALLY FOR THIS
MOBILE DEVICE OR ANY SUCH THIRD PARTY APPLICATION
THAT WAS INCLUDED WITH THIS MOBILE DEVICE. THE
FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS, AND DISCLAIMERS
(INCLUDING SECTIONS 9, 10, 11 AND 12) SHALL APPLY TO
THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW,
EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
13. U.S. Government End Users Restricted Rights. The
Software is licensed only with "restricted rights" and as
"commercial items" consisting of "commercial software"
and "commercial software documentation" with only those
rights as are granted to all other end users pursuant to the
terms and conditions herein. All Products are provided only
with "restricted rights" with only those rights as are granted
to all other end users pursuant to the terms and conditions
herein. All Software and Products are provided subject to
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.227.19.
14. APPLICABLE LAW. This EULA is governed by the laws of
TEXAS, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. This
EULA shall not be governed by the UN Convention on
Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application
of which is expressly excluded.
15. DISPUTE RESOLUTION.
(a) Non-United States residents. If a dispute, controversy or
difference is not amicably settled, it shall be finally resolved
by arbitration in Seoul, Korea in accordance with the
Arbitration Rules of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.
The award of arbitration shall be final and binding upon the
parties.
(b) United States residents. ALL DISPUTES WITH SAMSUNG
ELECTRONICS CO. ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM THIS EULA OR
YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE SHALL BE RESOLVED
EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION,
AND NOT BY A COURT OR JURY. Any such dispute shall not
be combined or consolidated with any other person's or
entity's claim or dispute, and specifically, without limitation
of the foregoing, shall not under any circumstances proceed
as part of a class action. The arbitration shall be conducted
before a single arbitrator, whose award may not exceed, in
form or amount, the relief allowed by the applicable law. The
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arbitration shall be conducted according to the American
Arbitration Association (AAA) Commercial Arbitration Rules
applicable to consumer disputes. This arbitration provision is
entered pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act. The laws of
the State of Texas, without reference to its choice of laws
principles, shall govern the interpretation of the EULA and all
disputes that are subject to this arbitration provision. The
arbitrator shall decide all issues of interpretation and
application of this arbitration provision and the EULA. For
any arbitration in which your total damage claims, exclusive
of attorney fees and expert witness fees, are $5,000.00 or
less ("Small Claim"), the arbitrator may, if you prevail, award
your reasonable attorney fees, expert witness fees and costs
as part of any award, but may not grant Samsung Electronics
Co. its attorney fees, expert witness fees or costs unless it is
determined that the claim was brought in bad faith. In a
Small Claim case, you shall be required to pay no more than
half of the total administrative, facility and arbitrator fees, or
$50.00 of such fees, whichever is less, and Samsung
Electronics Co. shall pay the remainder of such fees.
Administrative, facility and arbitrator fees for arbitrations in
which your total damage claims, exclusive of attorney fees
and expert witness fees, exceed $5,000.00 ("Large Claim")
shall be determined according to AAA rules. In a Large Claim
case, the arbitrator may grant to the prevailing party, or
apportion among the parties, reasonable attorney fees,
expert witness fees and costs. Judgment may be entered on
the arbitrator's award in any court of competent jurisdiction.
This arbitration provision also applies to claims against
Samsung Electronics Co.'s employees, representatives and
affiliates if any such claim arises from the licensing or use of
the Software. You may opt out of this dispute resolution
procedure by providing notice to Samsung Electronics Co. no
later than 30 calendar days from the date of the first
consumer purchaser's purchase of this device. To opt out,
you must send notice by e-mail to
optout@sta.samsung.com, with the subject line: "Arbitration
Opt Out." You must include in the opt out e-mail (a) your
name and address; (b) the date on which the device was
purchased; (c) the device model name or model number; and
(d) the IMEI or MEID or Serial Number, as applicable, if you
have it (the IMEI or MEID or Serial Number can be found (i) on
the device box; (ii) on the device information screen, which
can be found under "Settings;" (iii) on a label on the back of
the device beneath the battery, if the battery is removable;
and (iv) on the outside of the device if the battery is not
removable). Alternatively, you may opt out by calling
1-888-987-4357 no later than 30 calendar days from the
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date of the first consumer purchaser's purchase of the
device and providing the same information. These are the
only two forms of notice that will be effective to opt out of
this dispute resolution procedure. Opting out of this dispute
resolution procedure will not affect your use of the device or
its preloaded Software, and you will continue to enjoy the
benefits of this license.
16. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; SEVERABILITY. This EULA is the
entire agreement between you and Samsung Electronics Co.
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. If any provision of this
EULA is held to be void, invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the
other provisions shall continue in full force and effect.
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Index
Numerics
2G Network
Using Only 292
2-Sec Pause
Adding 78
A
ABC 100
Accessing
Recently-used applications 64
Voice mail 23
Accessory 322
Audio Output 322
Dock Sound 322
Accounts and Sync
Adding Contacts 124
Add 2 Sec Pause 81, 114
Add to Favorites 129
Adjusting
Call volume 87
Adobe PDF 245
Air Call-Accept 79
Air Gesture
Activate 55, 332
Air Browse 332
Air Call-Accept 332
Air Jump 332
Air Move 332
Answering a Call 79
On 55, 332
Quick Glance 56, 332
Airplane Mode
On 290
Alarm
Deleting an Existing Alarm 222
Setting 220
Turning Off 222
Alerts
Presidential 141
Alerts on Call 311
Allow Diagnostics 18, 344
AllShare Cast Hub 36
1st Time Pairing 211
Activation on Device 211
Connecting 210
Disconnecting Your Device 212
Dongle 211
Pairing 211
Pairing Your Devices 211
Re-pairing a Device 212
Set Up Hardware 210
Streaming Videos 213
AllShare Play
see Samsung Link 206, 251
AllShareCast Hub 251
AMBER Alerts 141
Disable 142
Android Beam 296
Answering
Home Key 311, 313
393
Answering a Call 78, 79
Application cache and data
Clearing 244
Application Menus
Navigating through 63
Applications 43
Calculator 44, 216
Calendar 44
Camera 44, 219
ChatON 45
Chrome 45
Clock 45
Contacts 45
Downloads 45
Dropbox 45
Email 46, 226
Flipboard 46
Gallery 46
Google 46
Google Mail 46, 227
Google Maps 47, 232
Google+ 46
Group Play 47
Help 47
Hide 43
Internet 47, 230
Local 47
Lookout Security 47
Messaging 48
messaging 235
Messenger 48
Mobile Hotspot 48
Music 48
My files 48
Navigation 48
Optical Reader 49
Phone 49
Play Books 49
Play Magazines 49
Play Movies & TV 49
Play Musc 49
Play Store 50
Polaris Office 5 50
S Memo 50
S Translator 50
S Voice 50
Samsung Apps 51
Samsung Hub 51
Samsung Link 51
Settings 51
Sharing with Others 66
Show Hidden 43
Shutting Down 25
Storage Used 350
Story Album 51
T-Mobile My Account 51
T-Mobile Name ID 51
T-Mobile TV 52
TripAdvisor 52
Using the Camcorder 170
Using the Camera 163
Video 52, 255
Visual Voicemail 52
Voice Recorder 52, 255
Voice Search 52
VPN Client 53
WatchON 53
YouTube 53, 257
Applications and Development 216
Apps
Adding 42
Reset Preferences 350
394
Apps Screen
Customizing 43
Area Code
Auto Assign 315
Audio
Output Mode 322
Auto Redial 315
Auto Reject
Configuration 80
Auto Reject List 311
Auto Reject Mode 311
Automatic Answering 311
Automatic Restore 339
B
Back up
My Account 339
My Data 339
Backup and Restore 339
Battery
Charging 13
Display Percentage 15, 305
Extending Life 15
Installing 12
Low Battery Indicator 15
Removal 12
Wall Charger 13
Battery Cover
Removal 8
Replace 9
Battery Life
Extending 15
Battery Usage 351
Battery Use & Safety 364
Bigger Font
Setting 323
Blacklist
Adding 116
Blocking Mode 321
On 321
Bluetooth 287
About 267
Change Name 268
Changing Name 287
Configure Device Settings 270
Deleting a Paired Device 270
Device Name 18
Disconnecting a Paired Device
270
Media Audio 270
Microhone Function 270
Off 267, 287
On 267, 287
Outgoing Headset Condition 312,
314
Paring Devices 269
Review Downloaded Files 268
Scan for Devices 268
Scanning for other Devices 288
Sending Contact Information 271
Sending Contacts Via 271
Sending Namecard 121
Set Visibility 268
Settings 267
Status indicators 267
Switching to Headset during call
89
Turning on and off 267, 287
Visibility 288
Visible Time-Out 268
Bookmarks
Backing Up 342
395
Browser
Adding bookmarks 263
Deleting bookmarks 264
Emptying cookies 264
Entering a URL 261
Navigation 259
Options 259
Resetting Default Actions 350
Settings 265
Bubble
Options 137
Burst Shots 164
C
Calculator
Scientific Functions 216
Calendar
Creating an event 218
Settings 218
Sync 217
Calibrate Screen 57, 334
Call
Accessories 311
Settings 78, 79, 310
Call Alert
Call Vibrations 311, 314
Call Alerts 311
Call Answering/Ending 311
Call Barring 315, 316
Call Duration 97
Resetting Times 97
Call Forwarding 312
Configuring 315
Call Functions 75
Answering 78
Answering w Gestures 79
Background Calling 76
Ending 76
Ending a Call 76
Ending via Status Bar 76
Making a Multi-Party Call 90
Pause Dialing 81
Redialing the last number 82
Wait Dialing 81
Call Functons
Vibrate 312
Call Rejection 79, 311
Call Settings 310
Additional Settings 315
General 311
Call Sound
Adding More Volume 87
Personalize 87, 88
Call Status Tones 311
Call Vibration 311, 314
Call Volume
Adjusting 87
Call Waiting 92, 315, 316
Caller ID 315
Calling
Using Wi-Fi 84
Calls
Auto Reject 311
Making a 75
Multi-party 90
Muting 89
Camcorder 170
Accessing the Video Folder 172
Settings 167
Shooting Video 170
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Camera 162
Camera Options 164
Enabling Share Shot 173
Quick Settings 166
Settings 167
Taking Pictures 163
Care and Maintenance 370
Charging battery 13
ChatON 158
Adding a Buddy 159
Adding New Buddy 159
Buddy photo share 169
Chatting On 159
Deleting Bubble 160
Register Service 158
Children and Cell Phones 359
Chrome
Google 220
Clearing
Application cache and data 244
Cloud 338
CMAS 141
Collect Diagnostics 18
Commercial Mobile Alerting System
(CMAS) 362
Configuration
Initial 16
Connections
Accessing the Internet 259
Contact
Copying to microSD Card 122
Copying to SIM Card 121
Creating a New 108
Joining 117
New From Keypad 110
Photo 178
Contact Entry
Options 117
Contact List
Options 115
Contact Menus
Options 116
Contacts
Adding a Number to Existing 113
Adding a Pause or Wait 114
Adding Your Facebook Friends
124
Additional Options 125
Deleting 114
Display Options 123, 126
Displaying Contacts by Name 126
Export List to microSD 340
First Name 126
Groups 127
Import from microSD 340
Last Name First 126
Merge with Samsung Account
115
Reject List 116
Sending All 120
Setting Default Location 115
Settings 126
Share Namecard Via 116
Sharing Settings 126
Sharing/Sending 120
Contacts List 75
Context Menus 113, 116
Navigation 64
Using 64
Cookies
Emptying 264
397
Copying Contact 121
Create Folder
Group Apps 43
Creating a Playlist 203
Creating and sending
Messages 131
Customizing
Home screens 65
D
Data
Auto Sync Data 289
Restrict Background Data 289
Data Limit
Setting 289
Data Roaming 291
Activate/Deactivate 289, 291
Data Usage
Cycle 289
Limiting 289
Date
Selecting Format 352
Date and Time 352
Default Storage
Assigning 162
Camcorder 21, 162
Camera 21, 162
Deleting
Multiple Messages 138
Single Bubble 138
Single Message 138
Deleting a contact 114
Deregister
Web Storage 207
Desk Clock 220
Configuring 223
Device
Calibration 57, 334
Reset 343
Device Name
Edit 353
Device Options
Screen 307
Display
Icons 32
Settings 32
Status Bar 32
Using Negative Colors 323
Display / Touch-Screen 367
Displaying your phone number 75
DivX
Locating VOD Number 184
Overview 183
Registering Your DivX Device 184
Registration Code 353
Do cell phones pose a health hazard?
355
Dock
Sound 322
Dongle
AllShare Cast Hub 211
Downloading
New application 242
Downloads 224
Draft Messages 132
Dropbox 207
Uploading Picture 226
398
E
Easy Mode 310
EDGE Network 292
Edit Page 65
Editing a Picture 179
Email 144
Changing Signature 148, 153
Composing 147
Configuring Settings 148
Creating an Internet Account 145
Internet Email 145
Opening 146
Refreshing Messages 147
Sending 125
Wi-Fi Download of Attachments
149, 154
Emergency
Alert Preview 141
Alerts 141
Emergency Alert
Configuration 141
Emergency Alerts 141
AMBER 141
Imminent Extreme 141
Message Settings 141
Severe 141
Emergency Calls 369
Making 77
With SIM 77
Without SIM 77
Emoticons 133
Ending
A call 76
Entering Text 98
Using SWYPE 99
Erasing Files
Memory Card 73
Exchange Email 150
Account Setup 150
Composing 152
Configuring Settings 153
Deleting Message 153
Opening 152
Refreshing Messages 152
Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF)
Signals 355
Extra Volume 87
Extreme Alert
Disable 142
F
Face Unlock 300, 301
Facebook
Personalize 327
Predictive Text 327
Swpe Connect 329
Facial Recognition 300
Factory Data Reset 343
Prior To 339
Factory data reset 74
Favorites Tab 129
FCC Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)
Regulations for Wireless Devices 375
FCC Notice and Cautions 377
Fixed Dialing Numbers 317
Flipboard 227
Folder
Create 42
Font
Size 305
399
Style 305
Font Size
Caption 257
Changing 323
Forgot Pattern? 303
G
Gallery
Folder Options 177
Opening 181
Picture-In-Picture 183
Games
Volume 307
Gesture
Settings 331
Gestures
Overview 55
Getting Started 7
Battery 12
Battery Cover 8
Locking/Unlocking the Device 19
microSD card 11
SIM Card 9
Switching Device On/Off 18
Voice Mail 22
Gmail 155, 227
Composing a Message 156
Creating an Additional Account
157
Opening 155
Other Options 156
Personalize 327
Personalize Swype 329
Refreshing 156
Signing In 155
Viewing 156
Google
Backing Up Settings 342
Create New Account 19
Retrieving Password 20
Signing into Your Account 20
Voice Typing 98
Google Books 240
Google Mail
see also Gmail 156
Google Maps
Enabling a location source 232
Opening a map 233
Google Music 193, 242
Google Now 26, 256
Adjust Settings 26
Google Places
See also Local 231
Google Talk 52, 254
Google Voice Typing
Configuring 325
Using 107
GPS & AGPS 368
Group
Joining 229
Group Play 228
Creating a Group 229
Dropbox 226
Joining a Group 229
S Memo 247
Share Music 201
Share Pictures 169
Sharing Pictures 229
Groups
Adding an Member to an Existing
Group 127
Creating a new caller group 127
400
Deleting 128
Deleting a Caller Group 128
Editing a Caller Group 128
Removing an Entry 128
Settings 128
Gyroscope
Calibration 57, 334
H
Handwriting 104
Settings 326
Haptic Feedback
Turn On/Off 322
Vibrate 309
Vibration Setting 307
HDR 165
Health and Safety Information 355
Help
In-Device 230
Hidden Applictions
Show 43
Hold
Placing a Call on Hold 88
Home 40
Home Key 40
Home Screen
Assigning a New 66
Changing Wallpaper 69
Menu Settings 42
Overview 40
Home screens
Customizing 65
Homepage
Setting New 263
I
Icons
Description 32
Indicator 32
Status 32
Images
Assigning as a Contact icon 178
Assigning as wallpaper 179
Transferring 341
Verifying 341
Importing and Exporting
To micro SIM card 126
In Call
Options 87
In call
Options 89
Incognito 262
Create Window 262
Exit Window 262
Incoming Call
Vibration Setting 307
Indicator icons 32
International Call 80
International Calls
Making 80
Internet 259
Brightness Setting 260
Search 261
Set Home Page 265
Set New Homepage 263
Internet Email 144
IP Address 352
IR
Smart Remote 27
401
J
Joining
Contact information 117
L
Language
Select 325
Latitude 233
LDAP 115
Live Wallpaper
Selecting 70
Local 231
Location
Settings 234
Lock Pattern
If I Forgot My Pattern 303
Lock Screen 299
Changing Wallpaper 70
Say Wake-Up Command 299
Shortcuts 299
Viewing Missed Calls 97
Logs 94
Accessing 94
Accessing from Notifications 95
Altering Numbers 96
Erasing 96
Lookout Security 231
Low battery indicator 15
LTE
Network Mode 291
Selecting 292
LTE Network 292
M
Making
Emergency Calls 77
International Calls 80
New call 75
Managing Applications
Clearing Application Cache 348
Uninstalling Third-party
Applications 348
Market
see Play Store 242
Marking contact
As a default 119
Media
Backing Up to microSD Card 341
Backing Up to PC 340
Memory Card
Erasing Files 73
Merge Calls 90
Merge with Google 115
Message
Options 132
Read 136
Register a Number as Spam 137
Reply 136, 159
Thread Options 137
Threads 136
Message Search 139
Message threads 136
Messaging
Adding a Signature 141
Adding Attachments 134
Additional Text 135
Block Unknown Senders 141,
143
Creating and sending 131
Creating and Sending Text
Messages 131
Current Message Options 133
Deleting a message 138
402
Draft 132
Google Mail 155
Icons on the Status Bar 130
Insert Smiley 133
Locked 132
Menu Options 132
Options 132
Scheduled Messages 132
Settings 139
Signature 141
Signing into Google Mail 155
Spam 132
Text Templates 144
Translate Text 134
Types of Messages 130
Viewing new 136
micro SIM Card 10
Changing Exisitng PIN 346
Importing and Exporting 126
Insertion 10
Lock 346
Removal 10
Setting Up Lock 346
microSD Card
Insertion 11
Removal 11
Microsoft Exchange 109, 144
Missed Call
Viewing from Lock Screen 97
Mobile Data
Activate/Deactivate 289
Set Data Limit 289
Usage 291
Mobile HotSpot 277, 294
Activating 277
Allowed Devices 279
Changing Password 278
Connecting 278
MAC FIltering 279
Mobile HotSpots
Detect and Connect 290
Mobile Networks 290
Data Roaming 291
Mobile Data 291
Mobile Web 259
Entering Text in the Mobile Web
Browser 261
Navigating with the Mobile Web
259
Using Bookmarks 262
Mono
Audio Setup 324
Motion
Activate 56, 333
Browse Image 333
Direct Call 333
Mute/Pause 333
On 56, 333
Overview 55
Settings 331
Smart Alert 333
Zoom 333
Mounting the SD card 72
Multi Window
Activate/Deactivate 57, 304
Close App 62
Customizing 60
Increase App Window Size 62
Maximize App 62
Panel Relocation 59
Rearrange Apps 60
403
Removing Apps 60
Restoring Apps 60
Running Multiple Apps 61
Switch Arrangement 62
Tab Repositioning 59
Using 57
Multi-Party Call 90
Dropping One Participant 92
Private conversation 91
Multi-party call
Setting up 90
Multi-party calls 90
Multi-Tasking
Background Calling 76
Watching Videos 183
Music 200, 235
Adding Music 203
Creating a Playlist 203
Editing a Playlist 204
Making a Song a Ringtone 201
Options 201
Playing Music 200
Removing Music 204
Using Playlists 203
Volume 307
Music App
Adding Songs to Playlists 198
Changing Library View 194
Changing Settings 195
Creating a Playlist 198
Deleting a Playlist 198
Listening 195
Music Application 193
Now Playing Screen 196
Options While Playing 197
Playing 196
Playing a Playlist 198
Searching for Music 195
Tab Options 196
Music File Extensions
3GP 200
AAC 200
AAC+ 200
eAAC+ 200
M4A 200
MP3 200
MP4 200
WMA 200
Music Files
Removing 204
Transferring 204
My Places 232, 238, 345
N
Namecard
Sending 120
Sending All 120
Share Via 120
Navigating
Application Menus 63
Sub-Menus 63
Through Screens 53
Navigation
Enable Location 238
Go Home 239
Options 238
Negative Colors 323
Network connection
Adding a new 274
Network Mode
2G Network 292
GSM/WCDMA 292
LTE 292
404
New applications
Downloading 242
NFC (Near Field Communication) 296
Noise Reduction 88
Non-Market Applications 244
Notification
Vibration Setting 307
Notification Bar 38
Using 38
Notifications
Volume 307
O
On/Off Switch 18
Operating Environment 373
Optical Reader 104, 240
Organizer
Calculator 216
World Clock 222
Other Important Safety Information
377
Out of Office
Message 154
Settings 154
Outlook 144
Overview
Home Screen 40
P
Palm Motion
Activate 56, 333
Capture Screen 334
Mute/Pause 334
On 56, 178, 333
Passpoint
On 282
Passwords
Make Visible 346
Pause
Adding to a Contact 114
Pause Dialing 81
Personal Localized Alerting Network
(PLAN) 362
Personalize
Call Sound 87
Phone
Icons 32
Switching on/off 18
Phone number
Finding 75
Phone Ringtone 308
Phone Vibration 308
Photo
Editing 179
Photo Reader
Detect Text 170
Photos
Options 169, 170, 172
Sharing 169, 170, 172
Picture
Color Correction 180
Face Corrections 180
Frame 180
Set As 178
Streaming from Gallery 177
Picture-In-Picture 183
Pictures
Instant Sharing 173
Sharing 173, 175
405
Play Books 240
Play Music 242
Play Store 242
Quick Access 43
Pointer Speed
Configuration 331
Power
Auto Adjust Screen Tone 305
Power Saving
CPU Power 321
Haptic Feedback 322
LCD Adjustment 305
Learning About 322
Screen Power 321
Power Saving Mode 321
Predictive Text
Activation 327
Prepend
Area Code 316
Primary Shortcuts 42
Adding and Deleting 67
Customizing 67
Replacing 68
Q
Quick Dialing 76
Quick Messaging 132
R
Recently-used Applications
Accessing 64
Red Eye
Correction 180
Redialing the last number 82
Reducing Exposure
Hands-Free Kits and Other
Accessories 358
Reject Call
Rejection Messages 311
Reject Calls
Managing 79
Reject List
Add To 80
Add to 95, 96
Adding 116
Auto Reject 80
Removing 116
Rejection List
Assigning Multiple Numbers 80
Assigning Single Numbers 80
Rejection Messages
Set Up 311
Reset 343
Reset App Preferences 350
Reset Device 343
Responsible Listening 371
Restarting
Device 19
Restore 339
Restrict
Background Data 289
Restricting Children's Access to Your
Mobile device 376
Ringtone
Assigning 312, 319
Device 308
Volume 307
rvice 207
S
S Beam 297
On 175, 297
Sharing Multiple Pictures 176
Sharing Pictures 175
406
S Memo
Creating a New Memo 246
S Translator
Translate Text 248
Translate Using Voice 249
S Voice 249
Set Wake-Up Command 299
Using 93
Samsung Account
Backing Up Bookmarks 342
Creating 21
Merge Contacts 115
Samsung Hub
Creating a New Account 186
Using 186
Samsung Keyboard 103
ABC Mode 105
Changing the Input Type 104
Enabling 103
Entering Symbols 106
Handwriting Settings 326
Predictive Text Settings 327
Reset Settings 327
Settings 326
Symbol/Numeric Mode 106
Samsung Link
Configuring Settings 206
Definitions 251
Deregister Storage 207
Sharing Files 208
Sharing Media 209
Uploading Images to Web 208
Uploading Video to Web 208
Web Storage Setup 207
Samsung Mobile Products and
Recycling 365
Save a Number
From Keypad 110
Scan for Nearby Devices 202
Screen
Home 40
Navigation 53
Screen Capture 334
Taking a Screen Shot 178
Screen Lock
Set Up 301
Sounds 309
Screen Lock Pattern
Changing 302
Creating 301
Deleting 302
Forgot My Pattern 303
Screen MIrroring
AllShare Cast Connection 211
Screen Mirroring
Activate on Device 211
Activation 298
On 211, 213
Using AllShare Cast Hub 210
Screen Mirroringt
On 298
Screen Rotation
Auto-Rotate 305
Screen Timeout 305
Screen Unlock
Face and Voice Unlock 301
Face Unlock 300
Swipe 300
Screens
Adding and Deleting 65
Customizing 65
407
Rearranging 66
SD card
Communicating With 72
Mounting the 72
Unmounting 73
Sending a Namecard 120
Setting an alarm 220
Setting up
Voicemail 22
Settings 167, 280
Accessing 280
Browser 265
Call 78
Contact list 126
Display 32
Enabling the GPS Satellites 344
Enabling Wireless Locations 345
Messaging 139
Tab Overview 280
Wallpaper 70
Setup
Initial 16
Severe Alert
Disable 142
Share Applications 66
Share Shot 173
Activate 166
Configuring 175
Enabling 174
Stop Sharing 175
Taking Images 175
Shortcuts
Adding from Application Screen
67
Adding from Home Screen 67
Deleting from a Screen 67
Managing 66
Primary 42
SIM
Micro 7, 10
see also micro SIM 10
SkyDrive 207
Smart Alarm 221
Smart Practices While Driving 362
Smart Switch 27
Snooze 222
Repeat 221
SNS 124
Social Network
Adding Facebook Contacts 124
Resync 125
Social Networking
Adding Contacts From 124
Software Update 352
Wi-Fi 354
Song
Set As 201
Sound
Adapt Sound 309
Sounds
Turn Off All 324
Spam 144
Accessing Your Spam Folder 144
Add a Phrase 141, 143
Add Number 133, 134, 137
Assigning Manually 142
Assigning Phone Numbers 142
Block Unknown Numbers 143
Block Unknown Senders 141,
143
Manually Add a Number 141, 142
408
Match Criteria 143
Registering a Phrase as Spam 143
Settings 141, 142
Spam Messages 132
Assigning 132
Speakerphone
Turning on and off 89
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
Certification Information 360
Speed Dial
Changing an entry 83
Making a call 83
Removing an entry 83
Setting up entries 82
Standard Limited Warranty 379
Standard Mode 310
Status Bar 32
Sub-Menus
Navigation 63
SugarSync 207
SwiftKeyFlow
Samsung Keyboard 326
Switching to a Bluetooth
During a call 89
Swpe Connect
Backup and Sync 329
Swype 98
123ABC Mode 101
ABC Mode 100
Cellular Data 329
Connect 329
Connect Registration 329
Contribute Usage Data 329
Entering Numbers 102
Entering Symbols 102
Entering Text 99
Keyboard Mode 100
Personal Dictionary 329
Preferences 328
Reset Dictionary 328
Select Text Input Mode 100
Settings 328
SYM mode 100
Updates 329
System
Volume 307
System Manager 343
System Tone
Settings 309
T
Task Manger
Overview 25
Tethering 294
Active Icon 276
Disconnecting 277
see USB Tethering 276
Text Input
Methods 98
Text Input Method
Selecting 98
Text Templates 144
Create Your Own 144
Text To Speech 330
Text-to-speech
Configuration 330
Third-Party Applications 348
Uninstalling 244
Time Zone
Selecting 352
409
Timer
Automatic Answering 311, 314
Tools
Camera 163
TrackPad
Configure 331
Transferring Large Files 175, 297
Transferring Music Files 204
Translate 134
TranslateMessage Bubble 137
Travel Wallpaper
Lock Screen 70
TTS 330
TTY Mode 320
Twitter
Personalize Swype 329
Predictive Text 327
U
UL Certified Travel Charger 367
Understanding Your Device 27
Back View 30
Display 32
Features 27
Front View 28
Home 40
Side Views 31
Uninstalling
Third-party applications 244
Unknown Numbers
Blocking Messages 143
Unknown Sources 244
Unlock
Using Face 300
Using Voice 301
Unmounting
SD card 73
Usage
Battery 351
USB Connections
As Storage Device 272
USB Settings
As Storage Device 272
USB Tethering 276
Activating 276, 294
Use GPS Satellites 232, 238, 344
Use Wireless Networks 232, 238,
345
Using Favorites
Adding Favorites 263
V
Vibrate 312
Activate/Deactivate 320
Vibration
Create 318
Device 308
Intensity Setup 307
Video
Picture-In-Picture 183
Sharing Videos 182
Volume 307
Videos
Options 170
Voice Input
Recognition 330
Voice mail
Accessing 23
Accessing from another phone 23
Setting up 22
410
Voice Search 256, 330
Voice Typing 98
Configuring 325
Using 107
Voicemail 319
Volume Settings
Adjusting 307
VPN
Adding 294
Settings 294
VPN Client 257
W
Wait 81, 114
Adding to a Contact 114
Wait dialing 81
Wallpaper
Assign Home 42
Home and Lock Screens 70
Wallpapers
Assigning from Gallery 169
Changing Home Screen 69
Changing Lock Screen 70
Changing via Settings Menu 70
Managing 69
Warranty Information 379
WatchON 189
Adding a New Room 192
Changing Channels 190
Configure Just For You 192
Initial Configuration 189
Locating Programs 191
Personalize 192
Settings 191
Using 190
Web 259
History 264
Web applications
enable downloading 271
Widget
Adding Widgets 42
Widgets
Adding and Removing 68
Google Talk 52
Moving to a Different Screen 69
Settings 252
Stopwatch 222
Wi-Fi
About 273
Activating 84, 273, 281
Advanced settings 275
Calling 84
Connecting to 273
Deactivating 275
Direct Connection 286
During Sleep 283
MAC Address 284
Manually Adding Network 284
Manually scan for network 275
Off 275
On 174, 273, 275, 281
Settings 281
Show Usage 289
Status icons 274
Wi-Fi Calling 9
Activating 85, 295
Connection Preferences 85, 296
Icons 86
Launching 86
On 295
Settings 85, 296
Wi-Fi Direct 286
Activate and Connect 286
411
Device Name 18
On 174, 286
World Clock
DST Settings 222
WPA2 PSK 277, 278
WPS PIN
Pairing 285
WPS Push Button
Connect 285
Pairing 285
Y
YouTube
High Quality 258
High Qulaity 215
Settings 257

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