Samsung SM-T315 User manual

SM-T315
User Manual
www.samsung.com
About this manual
This device provides high quality mobile communication and entertainment using Samsung’s
high standards and technological expertise. This user manual is specially designed to detail
the device’s functions and features.
• Please read this manual before using the device to ensure safe and proper use.
• Descriptions are based on the device’s default settings.
• Images and screenshots may differ in appearance from the actual product.
• Content may differ from the final product, or from software provided by service providers
or carriers, and is subject to change without prior notice. For the latest version of the
manual, refer to the Samsung website, www.samsung.com.
• Content (high quality content) that requires high CPU and RAM usage will affect the
overall performance of the device. Applications related to the content may not work
properly depending on the device’s specifications and the environment that it is used in.
• Available features and additional services may vary by device, software, or service
provider.
• Applications and their functions may vary by country, region, or hardware specifications.
Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by applications from any provider
other than Samsung.
• Samsung is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by edited
registry settings or modified operating system software. Attempting to customise the
operating system may cause the device or applications to work improperly.
• Software, sound sources, wallpapers, images, and other media provided with this device
are licensed for limited use. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other
purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Users are entirely responsible for illegal
use of media.
• You may incur additional charges for data services, such as messaging, uploading and
downloading, auto-syncing, or using location services. To avoid additional charges, select
an appropriate data tariff plan. For details, contact your service provider.
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• Default applications that come with the device are subject to updates and may no longer
be supported without prior notice. If you have questions about an application provided
with the device, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed applications,
contact service providers.
• Modifying the device’s operating system or installing softwares from unofficial sources
may result in device malfunctions and data corruption or loss. These actions are violations
of your Samsung licence agreement and will void your warranty.
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Warning: situations that could cause injury to yourself or others
Caution: situations that could cause damage to your device or other equipment
Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 Samsung Electronics
This guide is protected under international copyright laws.
No part of this guide may be reproduced, distributed, translated, or transmitted in any form or
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information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of Samsung
Electronics.
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Trademarks
• SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics.
• The Android logo, Google™, Google Maps™, Google Mail™, YouTube™, Google Play™
Store, and Google Talk™ are trademarks of Google, Inc.
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registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
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used under licence.
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-onDemand (VOD) movies. To obtain your registration code, locate the DivX VOD section in
your device setup menu. Go to vod.divx.com for more information on how to complete your
registration.
DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to HD 720p, including premium content.
Manufactured under licence from Dolby
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Table of Contents
Getting started
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8 Device layout
9Buttons
10 Package contents
11 Installing the SIM or USIM card
12 Charging the battery
14 Inserting a memory card
16 Turning the device on and off
16 Holding the device
17 Locking and unlocking the device
17 Adjusting the volume
17 Switching to silent mode
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Setting up accounts
Transferring files
Securing the device
Upgrading the device
Communication
40Phone
45Contacts
49Messaging
51Email
52 Google Mail
54Talk
55Google+
55Messenger
55ChatON
Basics
18 Indicator icons
19 Using the touch screen
22 Control motions
24 Activating Multi Window
25Notifications
25 Quick setting panel
26 Home screen
29 Locked screen
30 Using applications
30 Applications screen
31Help
32 Entering text
Web & network
56Internet
57Chrome
58Bluetooth
59 Screen Mirroring
60 Samsung Link
61 Group Play
62WatchON
63 Smart Remote
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Media
94 S Voice
95Google
96 Voice Search
96 My Files
97Downloads
97TripAdvisor
64 Music Player
65Camera
71Gallery
74 Story Album
76 Paper Artist
76 Video Player
78YouTube
79Flipboard
Travel & local
98Maps
98Local
99Navigation
Application & media stores
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Play Store
Samsung Apps
Game Hub
Music Hub
Play Music
Readers Hub
Learning Hub
Settings
100 About Settings
100Wi-Fi
101Bluetooth
101 Data usage
102 More settings
103 Blocking mode
103 Driving mode
104Sound
104Display
105Storage
106 Power saving mode
106Battery
106 Application manager
106 Location services
107 Lock screen
108Security
Utilities
84Memo
85 S Planner
87Dropbox
88Cloud
89 Polaris Office
91Alarm
92 World Clock
93Calculator
93 S Translator
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109 Language and input
112Cloud
113 Backup and reset
113 Add account
113Motion
113 Voice control
114Accessory
114 Date and time
115Accessibility
116 About device
116 Google Settings
Troubleshooting
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Getting started
Device layout
Front camera
Light sensor
Microphone for
speakerphone
Proximity sensor
Power button
Earpiece
Volume button
Touch screen
IrLED
Home button
Back button
Menu button
Microphone
Multipurpose jack
Headset jack
Main antenna
Rear camera
GPS antenna
SIM card slot
Memory card slot
Speaker
Speaker
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The microphone at the top of the device is active only when you use the speakerphone or
take videos.
• Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause
connectivity problems or drain the battery.
• Do not use a screen protector. This causes sensor malfunctions.
• Do not allow water to contact the touch screen. The touch screen may malfunction
in humid conditions or when exposed to water.
Buttons
Button
Function
• Press and hold to turn the device on or off.
Power
Menu
Home
• Press and hold for 8-10 seconds to reset the device if it has
fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes.
• Press to lock or unlock the device. The device goes into lock
mode when the touch screen turns off.
• Tap to open a list of options available for the current screen.
• Tap and hold on the Home screen to launch Google search.
• Press to return to the Home screen.
• Press and hold to open the list of recent applications.
Back
• Tap to return to the previous screen.
Volume
• Press to adjust the device volume.
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Package contents
Check the product box for the following items:
• Device
• Quick start guide
• The items supplied with the device and any available accessories may vary
depending on the region or service provider.
• The supplied items are designed only for this device and may not be compatible
with other devices.
• Appearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
• You can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make
sure they are compatible with the device before purchase.
• Other accessories may not be compatible with your device.
• Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Malfunctions caused by using
unapproved accessories are not covered by the warranty service.
• Availability of all accessories is subject to change depending entirely on
manufacturing companies. For more information about available accessories, refer
to the Samsung website.
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Installing the SIM or USIM card
Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider.
• Only microSIM cards work with the device.
• Some LTE services may not be available depending on the service provider. For
details about service availability, contact your service provider.
1 Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
• Do not insert a memory card into the SIM card slot. If a memory card happens to
be lodged in the SIM card slot, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to
remove the memory card.
• Use caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not
responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.
2 Push the SIM or USIM card into the slot until it locks in place.
Removing the SIM or USIM card
Push the SIM or USIM card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.
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Charging the battery
Use the charger to charge the battery before using it for the first time.
Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or
cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device.
• When the battery power is low, the device emits a warning tone and displays a low
battery power message.
• If the battery is completely discharged, the device cannot be turned on
immediately when the charger is connected. Allow a depleted battery to charge for
a few minutes before turning on the device.
Charging with the charger
Connect the USB cable to the USB power adaptor and then plug the end of the USB cable into
the multipurpose jack.
Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any
damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty.
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• The device can be used while it is charging, but it may take longer to fully charge
the battery.
• If the device receives an unstable power supply while charging, the touch screen
may not function. If this happens, unplug the charger from the device.
• While charging, the device may heat up. This is normal and should not affect the
device’s lifespan or performance. If the battery gets hotter than usual, the charger
may stop charging.
• If the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a
Samsung Service Centre.
After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the
device, and then unplug it from the electric socket.
To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use. The charger does not have a
power switch, so you must unplug the charger from the electric socket when not in
use to avoid wasting power. The device should remain close to the electric socket
while charging.
Checking the battery charge status
When you charge the battery while the device is off, the following icons will show the current
battery charge status:
Charging
Fully charged
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Reducing the battery consumption
Your device provides options that help you save battery power. By customising these options
and deactivating features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges:
• When you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power button.
• Close unnecessary applications with the task manager.
• Deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
• Deactivate the Wi-Fi feature.
• Deactivate auto-syncing of applications.
• Decrease the backlight time.
• Decrease the brightness of the display.
Inserting a memory card
Your device accepts memory cards with maximum capacities of 64 GB. Depending on the
memory card manufacturer and type, some memory cards may not be compatible with your
device.
• Some memory cards may not be fully compatible with the device. Using an
incompatible card may damage the device or the memory card, or corrupt the data
stored in it.
• Use caution to insert the memory card right-side up.
• The device supports only the FAT file system for memory cards. When inserting a
card formatted in a different file system, the device asks to reformat the memory
card.
• Frequent writing and erasing of data shortens the lifespan of memory cards.
• When inserting a memory card into the device, the memory card’s file directory
appears in the SD memory card folder under the internal memory.
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1 Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
2 Push the memory card into the slot until it locks in place.
Removing the memory card
Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. On the Home screen, tap
Apps → Settings → Storage → Unmount SD card.
Push the memory card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.
Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring or accessing
information. Doing so can cause data to be lost or corrupted or damage to the
memory card or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses that result from the
misuse of damaged memory cards, including the loss of data.
Formatting the memory card
A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the
memory card on the device.
On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → Storage → Format SD card → Format SD
card → Erase everything.
Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all
important data stored on the device. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss
of data resulting from user actions.
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Turning the device on and off
When turning on the device for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your
device.
Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds to turn on the device.
• Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas
where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals.
• Press and hold the Power button and tap Flight mode to disable the wireless
features.
To turn off the device, press and hold the Power button, and then tap Power off.
Holding the device
Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity
problems or drain the battery.
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Locking and unlocking the device
When not in use, lock the device to prevent unwanted operation. Pressing the Power button
turns off the screen and puts the device into lock mode. The device automatically gets locked
if it is not used for a specified period.
To unlock the device, press the Power button or the Home button and flick your finger in any
direction within the unlock screen area at the lower part of the screen.
Adjusting the volume
Press the Volume button up or down to adjust the ringtone volume, or to adjust the sound
volume when playing music or video.
Switching to silent mode
Use one of the following methods:
• Press and hold the Volume button down until it switches to silent mode.
• Press and hold the Power button, and then tap Mute or Vibrate.
• Open the notifications panel at the top of the screen, and then tap Sound or Vibrate.
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Indicator icons
The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the
device. The icons listed in the table below are most common.
Icon
Meaning
No signal
Signal strength
Roaming (outside of normal service area)
GPRS network connected
EDGE network connected
UMTS network connected
HSDPA network connected
LTE network connected
Wi-Fi connected
Bluetooth feature activated
GPS activated
Call in progress
Missed call
Synced with the web
Connected to computer
No SIM or USIM card
New text or multimedia message
Alarm activated
Silent mode activated
Vibration mode activated
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Icon
Meaning
Flight mode activated
Error occurred or caution required
Battery power level
Using the touch screen
Use only fingers to use the touch screen.
• Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices.
Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction.
• Do not allow the touch screen to contact water. The touch screen may malfunction
in humid conditions or when exposed to water.
• To avoid damaging the touch screen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply
excessive pressure to it with your fingertips.
• Leaving the touch screen idle for extended periods may result in afterimages
(screen burn-in) or ghosting. Turn off the touch screen when you do not use the
device.
Finger gestures
Tapping
To open an application, to select a menu item, to press an on-screen button, or to enter a
character using the on-screen keyboard, tap it with a finger.
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Dragging
To move an icon, thumbnail, or preview to a new location, tap and hold it and drag it to the
target position.
Double-tapping
Double-tap on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Double-tap again to return.
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Flicking
Flick left or right on the Home screen or the Applications screen to see another panel. Flick up
or down to scroll through a webpage or a list, such as contacts.
Pinching
Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Pinch to zoom out.
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Control motions
Simple motions allow easy control of the device.
Before using motions, make sure the motion feature is activated. On the Home screen, tap
Apps → Settings → Motion, and then drag the switch at the top right of the screen to the
right.
Rotating the screen
Many applications allow display in either portrait or landscape orientation. Rotating the
device causes the display to automatically adjust to fit the new screen orientation.
To prevent the display from rotating automatically, open the notifications panel and deselect
Screen rotation.
• Some applications do not allow screen rotation.
• Some applications display a different screen depending on the orientation. The
calculator turns into a scientific calculator when rotated to landscape.
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Sweeping
Sweep your hand across the screen to capture a screenshot. The image is saved in Gallery →
Screenshots. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some applications.
Covering
Cover the screen with a palm to pause media playback.
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Activating Multi Window
Use this feature to run two applications on the screen at the same time.
• Only applications on the Multi Window panel can run.
• When launching applications that contain multimedia files, such as music or
videos, sound from both files will be played.
• This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To use Multi Window, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Display, and then tick Multi
window.
Using the Multi Window panel
To activate the Multi Window panel, tap and hold . The Multi Window panel appears at the
left side of the screen. Select one application, and then drag another application to a new
again.
location. To deactivate the Multi Window panel, tap and hold
Drag the bar between the application panels up or down to adjust the size of the panels.
Tap the panel handle to hide or show the panel. Tap and hold the handle and drag it to the
left or right edge of the screen to move the panel. When a panel is hidden, tap and hold the
handle and drag it up or down to move the handle.
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Using Multi Window applications
While using Multi Window applications, tap
or
and use one of the following:
• : Switch locations between Multi Window applications.
• : Maximise the window to fit the screen.
• : Close the application.
Notifications
Notification icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen to report missed calls, new
messages, calendar events, device status, and more. Drag down from the status bar to open
the notifications panel. Scroll the list to see additional alerts. To close the notifications panel,
drag up the bar that is at the bottom of the screen.
Quick setting panel
From the quick setting panel, you can view your device’s current settings. Drag down from
the status bar, tap to open the quick setting panel, and then use the following options:
• Wi-Fi: Activate or deactivate the Wi-Fi feature.
• GPS: Activate or deactivate the GPS feature.
• Reading mode: Activate or deactivate reading mode. In reading mode, the device helps
protect your eyes when reading at night. To select which applications will be used for, tap
Settings → Display → Reading mode.
• Sound: Activate or deactivate silent mode.
• Screen rotation: Allow or prevent the interface from rotating when you rotate the device.
• Bluetooth: Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
• Mobile data: Activate or deactivate the data connection.
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• Blocking mode: Activate or deactivate blocking mode. In blocking mode, the device will
block notifications. To select which notifications will be blocked, tap Settings → Blocking
mode.
• Power saving: Activate or deactivate power-saving mode.
• Screen Mirroring: Activate or deactivate the screen mirroring feature.
• Multi window: Set to use Multi Window.
• Wi-Fi hotspot: Activate or deactivate the Wi-Fi tethering feature.
• Driving mode: Activate or deactivate driving mode.
• Smart stay: Activate or deactivate the smart stay feature.
• Sync: Activate or deactivate auto-syncing of applications.
• Flight mode: Activate or deactivate flight mode.
The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider.
To rearrange the options on the quick setting panel, open the quick setting panel, tap
then tap and drag an item to another location.
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Home screen
The Home screen is the starting point to access all of the device’s features. It displays indicator
icons, widgets, shortcuts to applications, and others.
The Home screen can have multiple panels. To view other panels, scroll left or right.
Rearranging items
Adding an application icon
On the Home screen, tap Apps, tap and hold an application icon, and then drag it into a panel
preview.
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Adding an item
Customise the Home screen by adding widgets, folders, or panels.
Tap and hold the empty area on the Home screen, and then select one of the following
categories:
• Apps and widgets: Add widgets or applications to the Home screen.
• Folder: Create a new folder.
• Page: Add a new panel to the Home screen.
Moving an item
Tap and hold an item and drag it to a new location. To move it to another panel, drag it to the
side of the screen.
Removing an item
Tap and hold an item, and drag it to the rubbish bin that appears at the top of the Home
screen. When the rubbish bin turns red, release the item.
Rearranging panels
Adding a new panel
Tap
→ Edit page →
.
Moving a panel
Tap
→ Edit page, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location.
Removing a panel
→ Edit page, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to the rubbish bin at the
Tap
top of the screen.
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Setting wallpaper
Set an image or photo stored in the device as wallpaper for the Home screen.
On the Home screen, tap
following:
→ Set wallpaper → Home screen, and then select one of the
• Gallery: See photos taken by the device’s camera or images downloaded from the
Internet.
• Live wallpapers: See animated images.
• Wallpapers: See wallpaper images.
Then, select an image and tap Set wallpaper. Or, select an image, resize it by dragging the
frame, and then tap Done.
Using widgets
Widgets are small applications that provide convenient functions and information on your
Home screen. To use them, add widgets from the widgets panel to the Home screen.
• Some widgets connect to web services. Using a web-based widget may result in
additional charges.
• The widgets available may vary depending on the region or service provider.
Adding widgets to the Home screen
On the Home screen, tap Apps → Widgets. Scroll left or right on the widgets panel, and then
tap and hold a widget to add it to the Home screen.
Using the setting shortcut widget
On the Home screen, tap Apps → Widgets, and then tap and hold Settings Shortcut to open
a list of setting options. Select a setting option to add it to the Home screen as a shortcut.
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Locked screen
The locked screen prevents the device from unwanted operation when not in use and also
allows you to add convenient widgets.
Adding widgets
To use widgets when the screen is locked, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock
screen, and then tick Multiple widgets.
You cannot use widgets on the locked screen when the security features are
activated.
Tap the widgets panel area at the upper part of the screen. Scroll right to the last page, tap
and then select a widget to add to the locked screen.
,
Rearranging panels
Moving a panel
Scroll left or right on the widgets panel area, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to
a new location.
Removing a panel
Scroll left or right on the widgets panel area, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to
the rubbish bin at the top of the screen.
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Using applications
This device can run many different types of applications, ranging from media to Internet
applications.
Opening an application
On the Home screen or the Applications screen, select an application icon to open it.
Opening from recently-used applications
Press and hold the Home button to open the list of recently-used applications.
Select an application icon to open.
Closing an application
Close applications not in use to save battery power and maintain device performance.
Press and hold the Home button, tap , and then tap End next to an application to close it.
To close all running applications, tap End all. Alternatively, press and hold the Home button,
and then tap .
Applications screen
The Applications screen displays icons for all applications, including any new applications
installed.
On the Home screen, tap Apps to open the Applications screen.
To view other panels, scroll left or right.
Rearranging applications
→ Edit, tap and hold an application, and then drag it to a new location. To move it to
Tap
another panel, drag it to the side of the screen.
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Organising with folders
Put related applications together in a folder for convenience.
→ Edit, tap and hold an application, and then drag it to Create folder. Enter a folder
Tap
name and then tap OK. Put applications into the new folder by dragging, and then tap Save
to save the arrangement.
Rearranging panels
Pinch on the screen, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location.
Installing applications
Use application stores, such as Samsung Apps, to download and install applications.
Uninstalling applications
Tap
→ Uninstall, and then select an application to uninstall it.
Default applications that come with the device cannot be uninstalled.
Sharing applications
Share downloaded applications with other users via email, Bluetooth, or other methods.
→ Share app, select applications, tap Done, and then select a sharing method. The
Tap
next steps vary depending on the method selected.
Help
Access help information to learn how to use the device and applications or configure
important settings.
Tap Help on the Applications screen. Select an item to view tips.
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Entering text
Use the Samsung keyboard or the voice input feature to enter text.
Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the
input language to one of the supported languages.
Changing the keyboard type
Tap any text field, open the notifications panel, tap Choose input method, and then select
the type of keyboard to use.
Using the Samsung keyboard
Switch to handwriting mode.
Delete a preceding character.
Break to the next line.
Enter uppercase.
Enter uppercase.
Enter punctuation marks.
Add an item from the clipboard.
Enter a space.
Entering uppercase
Tap
before entering a character. For all caps, tap it twice.
Changing the keyboard type
Tap and hold , and then tap
to change the keyboard type. Tap and hold
the floating keyboard to another location.
To switch to the fixed keyboard, tap
and move
.
Changing language keyboards
Add languages on the keyboard, and then slide the space key left or right to change
language keyboards.
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Handwriting
Tap , and then write a word with a finger. Suggested words appear as characters are
entered. Select a suggested word.
Entering text by voice
Activate the voice input feature and then speak into the microphone. The device displays
what you speak.
If the device does not recognise your words correctly, tap the underlined text and select an
alternative word or phrase from the dropdown list.
To change the language or add languages for the voice recognition, tap the current language.
Copying and pasting
Tap and hold over text, drag or to select more or less text, and then tap Copy to copy or
Cut to cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard.
To paste it into a text entry field, tap and hold at the point where it should be inserted, and
then tap Paste.
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Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Connect the device to a Wi-Fi network to use the Internet or share media files with other
devices. (p. 100)
Turning Wi-Fi on and off
Open the notifications panel, and then tap Wi-Fi to turn it on or off.
• Your device uses a non-harmonised frequency and is intended for use in all
European countries. The WLAN can be operated in the EU without restriction
indoors, but cannot be operated outdoors.
• Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not in use.
Joining Wi-Fi networks
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Wi-Fi, and then drag the Wi-Fi switch to the right.
Select a network from the list of detected Wi-Fi networks, enter a password if necessary, and
then tap Connect. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. After the device
connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will automatically connect to it any time it is available.
Adding Wi-Fi networks
If the desired network does not appear in the networks list, tap Add Wi-Fi network at the
bottom of the networks list. Enter the network name in Network SSID, select the security
type and enter the password if it is not an open network, and then tap Connect.
Forgetting Wi-Fi networks
Any network that has ever been used, including the current network, can be forgotten so the
device will not automatically connect to it. Select the network in the networks list, and then
tap Forget.
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Setting up accounts
Google applications, such as Play Store, require a Google account, and Samsung Apps
requires a Samsung account. Create Google and Samsung accounts to have the best
experience with the device.
Adding accounts
Follow the instructions that appear when opening a Google application without signing in to
set up a Google account.
To sign in with or sign up for a Google account, on the Applications screen, tap Settings →
Add account → Google. After that, tap New to sign up, or tap Existing, and then follow onscreen instructions to complete the account setup. More than one Google account can be
used on the device.
Set up a Samsung account as well.
Removing accounts
On the Applications screen, tap Settings, select an account name under Accounts, select the
account to remove, and then tap Remove account.
Transferring files
Move audio, video, image, or other types of files from the device to the computer, or vice
versa.
The following file formats are supported by some applications. Some file formats are
not supported depending on the version of the device’s software or the computer
operating system.
• Music: mp3, m4a, mp4, 3gp, 3ga, wma, ogg, oga, aac, and flac
• Image: bmp, gif, jpg, and png
• Video: 3gp, mp4, avi, wmv, flv, asf, and mkv
• Document: doc, docx, dot, dotx, xls, xlsx, xlt, xltx, csv, ppt, pptx, pps, ppsx, pot, potx,
pdf, hwp, txt, asc, rtf, and zip
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Connecting with Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies is a computer application that manages media libraries, contacts, and
calendars, and syncs them with Samsung devices. Download the latest Samsung Kies from
the Samsung website.
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
Samsung Kies launches on the computer automatically. If Samsung Kies does not launch,
double-click the Samsung Kies icon on the computer.
2 Transfer files between your device and the computer.
Refer to the Samsung Kies help for more information.
Connecting with Windows Media Player
Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on the computer.
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
2 Open Windows Media Player and sync music files.
Connecting as a media device
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
2 Open the notifications panel, and then tap Connected as a media device → Media
device (MTP).
Tap Camera (PTP) if your computer does not support Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) or
not have any appropriate driver installed.
3 Transfer files between your device and the computer.
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Securing the device
Prevent others from using or accessing personal data and information stored in the device by
using the security features. The device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it.
Setting a face unlock
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → Face unlock.
Fit your face in the frame to be captured. Then, set a backup unlock PIN or pattern to unlock
the screen in case the face unlock fails.
Setting a face and voice unlock
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → Face and voice.
Fit your face in the frame to be captured and then set a voice command. Then, set a backup
unlock PIN or pattern to unlock the screen in case the face and voice unlock fails.
Setting a pattern
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → Pattern.
Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it.
Set a backup unlock PIN to unlock the screen when you forget the pattern.
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Setting a PIN
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → PIN.
Enter at least four numbers, and then enter the password again to verify it.
Setting a password
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → Password.
Enter at least four characters including numbers and symbols, and then enter the password
again to verify it.
Unlocking the device
Turn on the screen by pressing the Power button or the Home button, and enter the unlock
code.
If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it.
Upgrading the device
The device can be upgraded to the latest software.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Upgrading with Samsung Kies
Launch Samsung Kies and connect the device to the computer. Samsung Kies automatically
recognises the device and shows available updates in a dialogue box, if any. Click the Update
button in the dialogue box to start upgrading. Refer to the Samsung Kies help for details on
how to upgrade.
• Do not turn off the computer or disconnect the USB cable while the device is
upgrading.
• While upgrading the device, do not connect other media devices to the computer.
Doing so may interfere with the update process.
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Upgrading over the air
The device can be directly upgraded to the latest software by the firmware over-the-air
(FOTA) service.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → About device → Software update → Update.
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Communication
Phone
Use this application to make or answer a call.
Tap Phone on the Applications screen.
Making calls
Making a call
Use one of the following methods:
• Keypad: Enter the number using the keypad, and then tap .
• Logs: Make a call from the history of incoming and outgoing calls and messages.
• Favourites: Make a call from the list of favourite contacts.
• Contacts: Make a call from the contacts list.
Speed dial numbers
For speed dial numbers, tap and hold the corresponding digit.
Number prediction
When entering numbers on the keypad, automatic predictions appear. Select one of these to
make a call.
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Finding contacts
Enter a name, phone number, or email address to find a contact in the contacts list. As
characters are entered, predicted contacts appear. Select one to place a call to it.
Making an international call
Tap and hold 0 until the + sign appears. Enter the country code, area code, and phone
number, and then tap .
During a call
The following actions are available:
• Hold: Hold a call. Or press and hold the headset button. Tap Unhold to retrieve the held
call, or press and hold the headset button.
• Add call: Dial a second call.
• Keypad: Open the keypad.
• End call: End the current call.
• Speaker: Activate the speakerphone. Keep the device away from your ears when using
the speakerphone.
• Extra vol.: Increase the volume.
• Mute: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you.
• Headset: Switch to a Bluetooth headset if it is connected to the device.
• Swap: Switch between two calls.
• Merge: Make a multiparty call when connected to two calls. Repeat this to add more
parties. This feature is available only if the multiparty call service is active.
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• → Contacts: Open the contacts list.
• → Memo: Create a memo.
• → Message: Send a message.
• → Transfer: Connect the first party to the second party. This disconnects you from
the conversation.
• → Manage conference call: Have a private conversation with one party during a
multiparty call or disconnect one party form the multiparty call.
Adding contacts
To add a phone number to the contacts list from the keypad, enter the number and tap
.
Viewing call logs
Tap Logs to view the history of incoming and outgoing calls.
To filter a call log, tap
→ View by, and then select an option.
Fixed dialling number
The device can be set to restrict outgoing calls only to numbers with specified prefixes. Those
prefixes are stored in the SIM or USIM card.
→ Call settings → Call settings → Additional settings → Fixed Dialling Numbers
Tap
→ Enable FDN, and then enter the PIN2 supplied with the SIM or USIM card. Tap FDN list and
add numbers.
Call barring
The device can be set to prevent certain calls from being made. For example, international
calling can be disabled.
→ Call settings → Call settings → Additional settings → Call barring, select a call
Tap
type, select a call barring option, and then enter a password.
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Receiving calls
Answering a call
When a call comes in, drag
outside the large circle, or press the headset button.
If the call waiting service is active, another call can be made. When the second call is
answered, the first call is put on hold.
Rejecting a call
When a call comes in, drag
outside the large circle, or press and hold the headset button.
To send a message when rejecting an incoming call, drag the reject message bar upwards. To
→ Call settings → Call settings → Set up call reject
create the rejection message, tap
messages.
Automatically rejecting calls from unwanted numbers
→ Call settings → Call settings → Call rejection → Auto reject mode → Auto
Tap
reject numbers, and then tap Auto reject list. Tap , enter a number, assign a category, and
then tap Save.
Missed calls
If a call is missed,
missed calls.
appears on the status bar. Open the notifications panel to view the list of
Call waiting
Call waiting is a service provided by the service provider. A user can use this service to
suspend a current call and switch to an incoming call. This service is not available for video
calls.
To make use of this service, tap
→ Call waiting.
→ Call settings → Call settings → Additional settings
Call forwarding
The device can be set to send incoming calls to a specified number.
→ Call settings → Call settings → Additional settings → Call forwarding, and then
Tap
select a call type and condition. Enter a number and tap Enable.
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Ending a call
Tap End call to end a call. Or press the headset button.
Video calls
Making a video call
Enter the number or select a contact from the contacts list, and then tap
call.
to make a video
During a video call
The following actions are available:
• Capture: Capture the other party’s image.
• Record: Take a video of the other party’s images.
It is illegal in many countries to record a call without the other party’s prior
permission.
• Switch camera: Switch between the front and rear camera.
• Keypad: Open the keypad.
• Speaker: Deactivate the speakerphone feature.
• Mute: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you.
• Headset: Switch to a Bluetooth headset if it is connected to the device.
• → Hide me: Hide your image from the other party.
• → Outgoing image: Select an image to show it to the other party.
• → Animated emotions: Apply emotional icons to your image.
• → Theme view: Apply decorative icons to your image.
• → Enable cartoon view: Change the view mode to the cartoon view.
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Swapping images
Drag an image of either party onto the other party’s image to swap the images.
Contacts
Use this application to manage contacts, including phone numbers, email addresses, and
others.
Tap Contacts on the Applications screen.
Managing contacts
Creating a contact
Tap
and enter contact information.
• : Add an image.
• /
: Add or delete a contact field.
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Editing a contact
Select a contact to edit, and then tap
.
Deleting a contact
Tap
.
Setting a speed dial number
→ Speed dial setting, select a speed dial number, and then select a contact for it. To
Tap
remove a speed dial number, tap and hold it, and then tap Remove.
Searching for contacts
Use one of the following search methods:
• Scroll up or down the contacts list.
• Use the index at the left side of the contacts list for quick scrolling, by dragging a finger
along it.
• Tap the search field at the top of the contacts list and enter search criteria.
Once a contact is selected, take one of the following actions:
• : Add to favourite contacts.
• /
: Make a voice or video call.
• : Compose a message.
• : Compose an email.
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Displaying contacts
By default, the device shows all saved contacts on the device, the SIM or USIM card, or
another account.
Tap
→ Contacts to display, and then select a location where contacts are saved.
Moving contacts
Moving contacts to Google
Tap
→ Merge accounts → Merge with Google.
Contacts moved to Google Contacts appear with
in the contacts list.
Moving contacts to Samsung
Tap
→ Merge accounts → Merge with Samsung.
Contacts moved to Samsung Contacts appear with
in the contacts list.
Importing and exporting contacts
Importing contacts
→ Import/Export → Import from SIM card, Import from SD card, or Import from
Tap
USB storage.
Exporting contacts
→ Import/Export → Export to SIM card, Export to SD card, or Export to USB
Tap
storage.
Sharing contacts
→ Import/Export → Share namecard via, select contacts, tap Done, and then select
Tap
a sharing method.
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Favourite contacts
Tap Favourites.
Tap
, and then take one of the following actions:
• Search: Search for contacts.
• Add to favourites: Add contacts to favourites.
• Remove from favourites: Remove contacts from favourites.
• Grid view / List view: View contacts in grid or list form.
• Help: Access help information about using contacts.
Contact groups
Tap Groups.
Adding contacts to a group
Select a group, and then tap
→ Add member. Select contacts to add, and then tap Done.
Managing groups
Tap
, and then take one of the following actions:
• Search: Search for contacts.
• Edit: Change the group settings.
• Add member: Add members to the group.
• Remove member: Remove members from the group.
• Send message: Send a message to a group’s members.
• Send email: Send an email to a group’s members.
• Change order: Tap and hold
position, and then tap Done.
next to the group name, drag it up or down to another
• Help: Access help information about using contacts.
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Deleting groups
Tap
, select user-added groups, and then tap Delete. Default groups cannot be deleted.
Sending a message or email to a group’s members
Select a group, tap
→ Send message or Send email, select members, and then tap Done.
Business card
Create a business card and send it to others.
Tap Set up my profile, enter details, such as phone number, email address, and postal
address, and then tap Save. If user information has been saved when you set up the device,
select the business card in ME, and then tap to edit.
Tap
→ Share namecard via, and then select a sharing method.
Messaging
Use this application to send text messages (SMS) or multimedia messages (MMS).
Tap Messaging on the Applications screen.
You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages while you are
outside your home service area. For details, contact your service provider.
Sending messages
Tap
, add recipients, enter a message, and then tap
.
Use the following methods to add recipients:
• Enter a phone number.
• Tap
, select contacts, and then tap Done.
Use the following methods to make a multimedia message:
• Tap
and attach images, videos, contacts, memos, events, and others.
• Tap
→ Add subject to enter a subject.
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Sending scheduled messages
→ Scheduled message. Set a time and date, and then
While composing a message, tap
tap OK. The device will send the message at the specified time and date.
• If the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network,
or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
• This feature is based on the time and date set on the device. The time and date
may be incorrect if you move across time zones and the network does not update
the information.
Translating and sending messages
→ Translate, drag the
To use the translating feature, while composing a message, tap
Translate switch to the right, set a language pair, and then tap OK.
Tap to translate the message, and then tap Done. The translated message will replace the
message of the source language.
Viewing incoming messages
Incoming messages are grouped into message threads by contact.
Select a contact to view the person’s message.
Listening to a voice message
Tap and hold 1 on the keypad, and then follow the instructions from your service provider.
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Email
Use this application to send or view email messages.
Tap Email on the Applications screen.
Setting up email accounts
Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time.
Enter the email address and password. Tap Next for a private email account, such as Google
Mail, or tap Manual setup for a company email account. After that, follow on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
To set up another email account, tap
→ Settings → Add account.
Sending messages
Tap the email account to use, and then tap
subject, and message, and then tap Send.
Tap
at the top of the screen. Enter recipients,
to add a recipient from the contacts list.
Tap Cc/Bcc to add more recipients.
Tap
to attach images, videos, contacts, memos, events, and others.
Tap
to insert images, events, contacts, location information, and others into the message.
Sending scheduled messages
While composing a message, tap . Tick Schedule sending, set a time and date, and then
tap Done. The device will send the message at the specified time and date.
• If the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network,
or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
• This feature is based on the time and date set on the device. The time and date
may be incorrect if you move across time zones and the network does not update
the information.
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Reading messages
Select an email account to use, and new messages are retrieved. To manually retrieve new
messages, tap .
Tap a message to read.
Reply to the message.
Compose a message.
Forward the message.
Delete the message.
Add this email address to the
contacts list.
Mark the message as a reminder.
Open attachments.
Go to the previous or next
message.
Tap the attachment tab to open attachments, and then tap Save to save it.
Google Mail
Use this application to quickly and directly access the Google Mail service.
Tap Google Mail on the Applications screen.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• This application may be labelled differently depending on the region or service
provider.
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Sending messages
In any mailbox, tap
, enter recipients, a subject, and a message, and then tap SEND.
Tap +CC/BCC to add more recipients.
Tap
to attach images.
Tap
→ Save draft to save the message for later delivery.
Tap
→ Attach video to attach videos.
Tap
→ Discard to start over.
Reading messages
Delete this message.
Keep this message for long-term
storage.
Add a label to this message.
Mark the message as unread.
Add this email address to the
contacts list.
Forward this message to others.
Reply to all recipients.
Mark the message as a reminder.
Reply to this message.
Preview attachment.
Labels
Google Mail does not use actual folders, but uses labels instead. When Google Mail is
launched, it displays messages labelled Inbox.
To add a label to a message, select the message, tap
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Talk
Use this application to chat with others via Google Talk.
Tap Talk on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Public profile
Tap the account ID at the top of the friends list to change the availability status, image, or
status message.
Adding friends
Tap
, enter the email address of the friend to add, and then tap DONE.
Chatting with friends
Select a friend from the friends list, enter a message in the field at the bottom of the screen,
and then tap .
To add a friend to chat, tap
To end the chat, tap
→ Add to chat.
→ End chat.
Switching between chats
Scroll left or right.
Deleting chat history
Chats are automatically saved. To delete the chat history, tap
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Google+
Use this application to stay connected with people via Google’s social network service.
Tap Google+ on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Tap All Circles to change the category, and then scroll up or down to view posts from your
circles.
Tap
to use other social network features.
Messenger
Use this application to chat with others via Google+ instant messaging service.
Tap Messenger on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a friend from the friends list, enter a message in the field at the bottom of the screen,
and then tap .
ChatON
Use this application to chat with any device that has a mobile phone number.
Tap ChatON on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Create the buddies list by entering phone numbers or email addresses of Samsung accounts,
or selecting buddies from the list of suggestions.
Select a buddy to start chatting.
To sync contacts on the device with ChatON, tap More → Settings → Contact sync.
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Internet
Use this application to browse the Internet.
Tap Internet on the Applications screen.
Viewing webpages
Tap the address field, enter the web address, and then tap Go.
Tap
to share, save, or print the current webpage while viewing a webpage.
Opening a new page
Tap
.
To go to another webpage, scroll left or right on the title field, and tap the page to select it.
Searching the web by voice
Tap the address field, tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords
that appear.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Bookmarks
To bookmark the current webpage, tap
.
To open a bookmarked webpage, tap , and then select one.
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History
Tap → History to open a webpage from the list of recently-visited webpages. To clear the
→ Clear history.
history, tap
Tap
→ History → Most visited to open a webpage from the list of most visited webpages.
Saved pages
To view saved webpages, tap
→ Saved pages.
Links
Tap and hold a link on the webpage to open it in a new page, save, or copy.
To view saved webpages, tap
→ Downloads.
Sharing webpages
→ Share page.
To share a webpage address with others, tap
To share a part of a webpage, tap and hold the desired text, and then tap Share.
Chrome
Use this application to search for information and browse webpages.
Tap Chrome on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Viewing webpages
Tap the address field, and then enter a web address or search criteria.
Opening a new page
Tap → New tab.
To go to another webpage, scroll left or right on the title field, and tap the page to select it.
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Searching the web by voice
Tap the address field, tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords
that appear.
Syncing with other devices
Sync open tabs and bookmarks to use with Chrome on another device, when you are logged
in with the same Google account.
To view open tabs on other devices, tap → Other devices. Select a webpage to open.
To view bookmarks, tap → Bookmarks.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth creates a direct wireless connection between two devices over short distances. Use
Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other devices.
• Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or
received via the Bluetooth feature.
• Always ensure that you share and receive data with devices that are trusted
and properly secured. If there are obstacles between the devices, the operating
distance may be reduced.
• Some devices, especially those that are not tested or approved by the Bluetooth
SIG, may be incompatible with your device.
• Do not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes (for example, pirating copies
of files or illegally tapping communications for commercial purposes).
Samsung is not responsible for the repercussion of illegal use of the Bluetooth
feature.
To activate Bluetooth, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Bluetooth, and then drag
the Bluetooth switch to the right.
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Pairing with other Bluetooth devices
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Bluetooth → Scan, and detected devices are
listed. Select the device you want to pair with, and then accept the auto-generated passkey
on both devices to confirm.
Sending and receiving data
Many applications support data transfer via Bluetooth. An example is Gallery. Open Gallery,
select an image, tap → Bluetooth, and then select one of the Bluetooth devices. After
that, accept the Bluetooth authorisation request on the other device to receive the image.
The transferred file is saved in the Bluetooth folder. If a contact is received, it is added to the
contacts list automatically.
Screen Mirroring
Use this feature to connect your device to a large screen with an AllShare Cast dongle or
HomeSync and then share your contents. You can also use this feature with other devices that
support the Wi-Fi Miracast feature.
• This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• Miracast-enabled devices that do not support High-bandwidth Digital Content
Protection (HDCP) may not be compatible with this feature.
• Some files may be buffered during playback, depending on the network
connection.
• To save energy, deactivate this feature when not in use.
• If you specify a Wi-Fi frequency, AllShare Cast dongles or HomeSync may not be
discovered or connected.
• If you play videos or games on a TV, select an appropriate TV mode to get the best
experience.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → More settings → Screen Mirroring, and then
drag the Screen Mirroring switch to the right. Select a device, open or play a file, and then
control the display with the keys on your device. To connect to a device using a PIN, tap and
hold the device name to enter the PIN.
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Samsung Link
Use this application to play contents saved on various devices over the Internet. You can play
and send multimedia files on your device to another device or web storage service.
To use this application, you must sign in to your Samsung account and register two or more
devices. The registration methods may vary depending on the device type. To get more
→ Help.
details, tap
Tap Samsung Link on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
When opening this application, recent contents from all your registered devices will appear.
You can browse and play them. To start sharing files, scroll to DEVICES & STORAGE and select
an option.
Sending files
Send files to other devices or upload them to web storage services.
Select your device, tap
, select files, tap Done, and then select a device or web storage.
Sharing files
Select a device or web storage, tap
method.
, select files, tap Done, and then select a sharing
Playing files on a remote device
Select a device or web storage, tap
, select a file, and then select a device.
• Supported file formats may differ depending on connected devices as a media
player.
• Some files may be buffered while playing depending on the network connection.
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Managing contents on a web storage service
Select a web storage service, and then view and manage your files.
To download files from a web storage service, tap , select files, and then tap Done.
To register web storage services to the device, tap
, and then select a web storage service.
→ Settings → Registered storage →
Group Play
Use this application to share screens with multiple devices. Create or join a Group Play
session, and then share images, documents, or music.
Tap Group Play on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Creating a group for Group Play
Tap Create group, set a password, and then use the following features:
• Share music: Select music files to share. You can connect two or more devices and use
them to achieve a surround sound effect.
• Share pictures: Select images to share.
• Share documents: Select documents to share.
• Play games: Play online games with friends.
Tap and write a note or draw on the screen. All participants can see what you create.
Tap
to view all shared images in mosaic layout.
Tap
to select more images or documents.
Tap
to view the group participants.
Joining Group Play
Tap Join group, select a Group Play session to join, and then enter the password for the
group. Select a media category and the content that is currently being shared will appear on
the device.
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WatchON
Use this application to connect to a TV to watch your favourite shows and movies.
Tap WatchON on the Applications screen.
You must first connect the device to a network and ensure that the device’s infrared port is
facing the TV.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Connecting to a TV
Connect to a TV to display the device’s screen onto a large surface and control the TV
remotely with the device.
Tap → Continue, select a country and a region, and then follow the on-screen instructions
to register the TV to the device. The steps vary depending on the options you choose.
Watching TV
Select from the TV programme suggestions or select a category at the bottom of the screen.
Select a TV programme and then tap Watch on TV or Watch now. The selected programme
will show up on the connected TV.
Tap and open the control panel to control the TV.
Setting programme reminders
Tap Timeline at the bottom of the screen and select a time for a TV programme you want to
watch. Select a programme, and then tap .
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Smart Remote
Use this application to use the device as a remote control for TVs and entertainment systems.
Tap Smart Remote on the Applications screen.
You must first connect the device to a Wi-Fi network and ensure that the device’s infrared port
is facing the TV.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Setting the device as a remote control for a TV
Tap Choose Your Country or Region, select a country or a region, and then follow on-screen
instructions to complete the setup process.
To open the remote control panel, tap the panel handle at the bottom right edge of the
screen.
To add another room, tap
→ Add New Room.
Customising remote control settings
Tap
and use the following options:
• Edit Channels: Edit channels displayed on the device’s screen.
• Rooms & Devices: Change connection settings.
• Profile: Enter a user profile so that Peel can find top picks.
• Favorite Programs: View favourite programmes.
• Cut Programs: Restore previously hidden programmes.
• Genres: Hide or change the order of genres.
• Sports: Hide or change the order of sports.
• Send Feedback: Report your opinions for application development.
• Notifications: Set the device to remind you of various upcoming TV programmes.
• Reset Peel: Reset the connection settings.
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Music Player
Use this application to listen to music.
Tap Music Player on the Applications screen.
• Some file formats are not supported depending on the device’s software version.
• Some files may not play properly depending on the encoding method used.
Playing music
Select a music category, and then select a song to play.
Tap the album image at the bottom of the screen to open the music player screen.
View file details.
Scan DLNA-enabled devices.
Adjust the volume.
Set the file as your favourite
song.
Turn on shuffle.
Change the repeat mode.
Hide the music player screen.
Open the playlist.
Restart the currently-playing
song or skip to the previous
song. Tap and hold to move
backwards quickly.
Skip to the next song. Tap and
hold to move forwards quickly.
Pause and resume playback.
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→ Settings →
To set a personalised sound while listening to songs with a headset, tap
Advanced → Adapt Sound → On. When you turn the volume up to level 14 or higher, the
adapt sound option is not applied to music playback. If you turn the volume down to level 13
or lower, the option is reapplied.
Setting a song as ringtone
To use the currently-playing song as ringtone, tap
→ Set as → Phone ringtone.
Creating playlists
Make an own selection of songs.
Tap → Create playlist. Enter a title and tap OK. Select songs to include, and then tap
Done.
To add the currently-playing song to a playlist, tap
→ Add to playlist.
Playing music by mood
Play music grouped by mood. The playlist is automatically created by the device. When a new
song is added, tap Music square → .
Tap Music square and select a cell of mood. Or select multiple cells by dragging your finger.
Camera
Use this application to take photos or videos.
Use Gallery to view photos and videos taken with the device’s camera. (p. 71)
Tap Camera on the Applications screen.
• The camera automatically shuts off when unused.
• Make sure that the lens is clean. Otherwise, the device may not work properly in
some modes that require high resolutions.
Camera etiquette
• Do not take photos or videos of other people without their permission.
• Do not take photos or videos where legally prohibited.
• Do not take photos or videos in places where you may violate other people’s privacy.
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Taking photos
Taking a photo
Tap the image on the preview screen where the camera should focus. When the subject is in
to take the photo.
focus, the focus frame turns green. Tap
View more options.
Indicates which
shooting mode is in
use.
Switch between the
front and rear camera.
Start taking a video.
Change the shooting
mode.
Open Gallery to view
photos and videos.
Select among various
effects that are
available.
Shooting mode
Several photo effects are available.
Tap MODE, and then scroll up or down the screen at the right side of the screen.
• Auto: Use this to allow the camera to evaluate the surroundings and determine the ideal
mode for the photo.
• Beauty face: Take a photo with lightened faces for gentler images.
• Sound & shot: Use this to take a photo with sound.
Tap
to take a photo. The device records a few seconds of audio after taking a photo.
While taking photos in this mode, sound is recorded by the internal microphone.
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• Panorama: Take a photo composed of many photos strung together.
To get the best shot, follow these tips.
– – Move the camera slowly in one direction.
– – Keep the camera’s viewfinder within the guidelines.
– – Avoid taking photos of a subject in front of unrecognisable backgrounds, such as
empty skies or plain walls.
• Sports: Use this setting for fast-moving subjects.
• Night: Use this setting for images taken in darker conditions.
Panoramic photos
A panoramic photo is a wide landscape image consisting of multiple shots.
Tap MODE → Panorama.
Tap
and move the camera in any direction. When two panorama guide frames are
aligned, the camera automatically takes another shot in a panoramic sequence. To stop
.
shooting, tap
Taking videos
Taking a video
Tap
. To pause recording, tap
. To stop recording, tap
.
The zoom function may not be available when recording at the highest resolution.
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Recording mode
Tap
→
to change recording mode.
• Normal: Use this mode for normal quality.
• Limit for MMS: Use this mode to lower quality for sending via messaging.
Zooming in and out
Use one of the following methods:
• Use the Volume button to zoom in or out.
• Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out.
• The zoom function may not be available when shooting at the highest resolution.
• The zoom in/out effect is available when using the zoom feature while shooting
video.
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Share shot
Tap
→
, and then select one of the following:
• Share shot: Send a photo directly to another device via Wi-Fi Direct.
• Buddy photo share: Set the device to recognise a person’s face that you have tagged in a
photo and send it to that person.
• ChatON photo share: Send a photo to another device via ChatON.
• Remote viewfinder: Set a device to control the camera remotely.
Controlling the camera remotely
Set a device as a viewfinder to control the camera remotely.
→ → Remote viewfinder, and then connect the device and the camera using
Tap
to take a photo remotely using the device as a viewfinder.
Wi-Fi Direct. Tap
Configuring settings for Camera
→ to configure settings for Camera. Not all of the following options are available
Tap
in both still camera and video camera modes. The available options vary depending on the
mode used.
• Photo size / Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. But it
takes up more memory.
• Metering: Select a metering method. This determines how light values are calculated.
Centre-weighted measures background light in the centre of the scene. Spot measures
the light value at a specific location. Matrix averages the entire scene.
• ISO: Select an ISO value. This controls camera light sensitivity. It is measured in filmcamera equivalents. Low values are for stationary or brightly-lit objects. Higher values are
for fast-moving or poorly-lit objects.
• Focus mode: Select a focus mode. Auto focus is camera-controlled. Macro is for very
close objects.
• GPS tag: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo. Activate this feature when taking photos
to create albums in Story Album.
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• 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: Briefly display photos taken.
• Volume key: Set the device to use the Volume button to control the shutter or zoom
function.
• Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots.
• White balance: Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life colour
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: Change the exposure value. This determines how much light the
camera’s sensor receives. For low-light situations, use a higher exposure.
• Guidelines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects.
• Voice control: Set the camera to take photos with voice commands.
• Contextual filename: Set the camera to display contextual tags. Activate this to use Tag
Buddy in Gallery and Story Album.
• Save as flipped: Invert the image to create a mirror-image of the original scene.
• Storage: Select the memory location for storage.
• Reset: Reset the camera settings.
Shortcuts
Reorganise shortcuts for easy access to the camera’s various options.
Tap
→ Edit quick settings.
Tap and hold an option and drag it to a slot at the top of the screen. The other icons can be
moved within the list by tapping and dragging them.
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Gallery
Use this application to view images and videos.
Tap Gallery on the Applications screen.
• Some file formats are not supported depending on the software installed on the
device.
• Some files may not play properly depending on the encoding method used.
Viewing images
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When another application, such as Email, saves
an image, the Download folder is automatically created to contain the image. Likewise,
capturing a screenshot automatically creates the Screenshots folder. Select a folder to open
it.
In a folder, images are displayed by creation date. Select an image to view it in full screen.
Scroll left or right to view the next or previous image.
Zooming in and out
Use one of the following methods to zoom in an image:
• Double-tap anywhere to zoom in.
• Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in. Pinch to zoom out, or double-tap to
return.
Playing videos
Video files show the
icon on the preview. Select a video to watch it and tap
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Editing images
When viewing an image, tap
and use the following functions:
• Favourite: Add the image to favourites.
• Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images in the current folder.
• Photo frame: Use this to add a frame and a note to an image. The edited image is saved
in the Photo frame folder.
• Photo note: Use this to write a note on the back of the image. Tap
to edit the note.
• Copy to clipboard: Copy to clipboard.
• Print: Print the image via a USB or Wi-Fi connection.
• Rename: Rename the file.
• Buddy photo share: Send the image to a person whose face is tagged in the image.
• Rotate left: Rotate anticlockwise.
• Rotate right: Rotate clockwise.
• Crop: Resize the blue frame to crop and save the image in it.
• Scan for nearby devices: Search for devices that have media sharing activated.
• Set as: Set the image as a wallpaper or a contact image.
• Details: View image details.
• Settings: Change the Gallery settings.
Modifying images
When viewing an image, tap
and select Photo editor or Paper Artist.
Favourite images
When viewing an image, tap
→ Favourite to add the image to the favourites list.
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Deleting images
Use one of the following methods:
• In a folder, tap
→ Select item, select images by ticking, and then tap
• When viewing an image, tap
.
.
Sharing images
Use one of the following methods:
• In a folder, tap
to others.
→ Select item, select images by ticking, and then tap
• When viewing an image, tap
to send them
to send it to others or share it via social network services.
Setting as wallpaper
When viewing an image, tap
contact.
→ Set as to set the image as wallpaper or to assign it to a
Tagging faces
→ Settings → Tags, and then tick Face tag. A yellow frame appears around the
Tap
recognised face on an image. Tap the face, tap Add name, and then select or add a contact.
When the face tag appears on an image, tap the face tag and use available options, such as
making calls or sending messages.
Face recognition may fail depending on the face angle, face size, skin colour, facial
expression, light conditions, or accessories the subject is wearing.
Using Tag Buddy
→ Settings → Tags → Tag buddy, and then drag the Tag buddy switch to the right
Tap
to display a contextual tag (weather, location, date, and person’s name) when opening an
image.
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Organising with folders
Create a folder to organise images or videos stored in the device. You can copy or move files
from one folder to another.
To create a new folder, tap . Enter a name for the folder, tap OK, and then tick images or
videos. Tap and hold any selected image or video, drag it to the new folder, and then tap
Done. Tap Copy to copy or Move to move.
Story Album
Use this application to create your own digital album to keep your stories by organising the
images neatly and automatically.
Tap Story Album on the Applications screen.
Creating story albums
Tap Create album → By tag information to create a story album automatically. Select
criteria, and then tap Find pictures. Enter a title for the album, select a theme, and then tap
Create album.
To create it manually, tap Create album → From Gallery.
Creating recommended albums
When you take photos at one location, the device automatically sorts your photos into
albums based on your specified criteria and suggests making the new albums.
→ Settings → Suggestions → Home city, and then set a method for recognising
Tap
your location. Select an album type and set a minimum number of photos.
When you take photos that meet the criteria you set, the device will suggest making an
album.
Tap Create album → From suggestions. Select an album, enter a title for the album, and
then tap Done → OK.
The device will recommend making story albums when you surpass the preset
number of photos in a single day.
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Viewing story albums
Select a story album. The cover image appears on the first page. Scroll left or right to view
images in the story album.
When viewing an image, tap
and use the following functions:
• Add content: Add more content to the current page.
• Remove content: Delete content on the current page.
• Change theme: Change the theme for the page layout.
• Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images in the current album.
• Share via: Send the album to others.
• Print: Print the album via a USB or Wi-Fi connection.
• Order photo book: Place an order for a printed album.
• Export Album: Export the album to other storage locations.
• Delete album: Delete the album.
Editing images
Tap the image of the page in an album.
To add a caption, tap
.
To send the image to others, tap
To delete the image, tap
.
.
To apply effects to the image, tap
To start a slideshow, tap
.
→ Slideshow → Start slideshow.
To set the image as an album cover image, tap
To rotate the image anticlockwise, tap
To rotate the image clockwise, tap
→ Set as cover.
→ Rotate left.
→ Rotate right.
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Paper Artist
Use this application to make images look like illustrations with fun effects or frames.
Tap Paper Artist on the Applications screen.
Use artistic tools to edit an image. The edited image is saved in the Gallery → Paper Pictures
folder.
Select an existing image.
Share the image.
Save the image.
Take a photo.
Apply frames to the image.
Draw with a brush. Tap to
change the brush thickness.
Access additional options.
Draw with a pen. Tap to change
the pen thickness.
Erase the drawings. Tap to
change the eraser size.
Apply effects to the image.
Video Player
Use this application to play video files.
Tap Video Player on the Applications screen.
• Avoid locking the device’s screen while playing a DivX Video-On-Demand. Each
time you lock the screen while playing a DivX Video-On-Demand, one of your
available rental counts is lost.
• Some file formats are not supported depending on the device's software.
• Some files may not play properly depending on the encoding method used.
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Playing videos
Select a video to play.
Scan DLNA-enabled
devices.
Adjust the volume.
Move forwards or
backwards by dragging
the bar.
Skip to the next video.
Tap and hold to move
forwards quickly.
Select a mode for
Dolby sound system.
Reduce the size of the
video screen.
Change screen ratio.
Pause and resume
playback.
Restart the current
video or skip to the
previous video. Tap and
hold to move
backwards quickly.
Deleting videos
Tap
→ Delete, select videos by ticking, and then tap Delete.
Sharing videos
Tap
→ Share via, select a sharing method, select videos by ticking, and then tap Share.
Using Popup Video player
Use this feature to use other applications without closing the video player. While watching
videos, tap to use the pop-up player.
Spread two fingers apart on the screen to enlarge the player or pinch to reduce it. To move
the player, drag the player to another location.
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YouTube
Use this application to watch videos from the YouTube website.
Tap YouTube on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Watching videos
Tap
, and then enter a keyword. Select one of the returned search results to watch a video.
Rotate the device to landscape orientation to display full screen.
Search for videos.
Send the URL to
others.
Pause or resume
playback.
Add the video to the
playlist.
Move forwards or
backwards by
dragging the bar.
Change display
quality.
Sharing videos
Select the video to view, tap
, and then select a sharing method.
Uploading videos
Select your account, tap
UPLOAD.
, select a video, enter information for the video, and then tap
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Flipboard
Use this application to access your personalised magazines.
Tap Flipboard on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To start your Flipboard, flick left on the greeting page, select news topics, and then tap Build
Your Flipboard.
Select a cover story or a topic, flick through the Flipboard pages, and then select an article to
read.
While reading an article, use the following icons:
• : Go to the previous page.
• : View others’ comments about the article.
• : Share the article via Twitter.
• : Share the article with others.
• : Set the article as your likes in Facebook.
• : Add the article to the favourites list in Twitter.
• : Add the article to your Flipboard magazine.
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Play Store
Use this application to purchase and download applications and games that are able to run
on the device.
Tap Play Store on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Installing applications
Browse applications by category, or tap
to search with a keyword.
Select an application to view information. To download it, tap Install. If there is a charge for
the application, tap the price, and follow on-screen instructions to complete the purchase
process.
• When a new version is available for any installed application, an update icon
appears at the top of the screen to alert you to the update. Open the notifications
panel and tap the icon to update the application.
• To install applications that you downloaded from other sources, on the
Applications screen, tap Settings → Security → Unknown sources.
Uninstalling applications
Uninstall the applications purchased from Play Store.
Tap , select an application to delete in the list of installed applications, and then tap
Uninstall.
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Samsung Apps
Use this application to purchase and download dedicated Samsung applications. For more
information, visit www.samsungapps.com.
Tap Samsung Apps on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Installing applications
Browse applications by category. Tap
To search for an application, tap
search field.
to select a category.
at the top of the screen, and then enter a keyword in the
Select an application to view information. To download it, tap Get or Buy.
When a new version is available for any installed application, an update icon appears
at the top of the screen to alert you to the update. Open the notifications panel and
tap the icon to update the application.
Game Hub
Use this application to access games.
Tap Game Hub on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Scroll left or right and select a game to download from Samsung Apps.
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Music Hub
Use this application to play music and purchase songs or albums from the Music Hub
catalogue.
Subscribe to the Music Hub premium service to enjoy customised recommendations,
unlimited song streaming, personal radio stations, and cloud storage service for all your
music.
To get more details, tap
→ Help or visit the Music Hub website.
Tap Music Hub on the Applications screen.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• Some features may be labelled differently depending on the subscription terms.
• Some features including streaming services may not be available depending on
the region or service provider.
MY MUSIC
Play music stored on the device and in the cloud storage server. All your music stays
automatically synced with your computer.
STORE
Enjoy unlimited song streaming. Stream songs or download them to listen without network
coverage. Add songs to playlists and share them with friends.
RADIO
Listen to music on radio stations or create your own one. You can personalise your station
based on an artist you like. The station will play music similar to the songs of your favourite
artist. You can also receive customised recommendations from Music Hub.
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Play Music
Use this application to listen to music from the device or stream music from the Google cloud
service.
Tap Play Music on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Readers Hub
Use this application to download and read book files.
Tap Readers Hub on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a book to read. To download book files, go to the Readers Hub Store.
Learning Hub
Use this application to access learning material.
Tap Learning Hub on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a category, and then select a video lecture or book.
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Memo
Use this application to record important information to save and view at a later date.
Tap Memo on the Applications screen.
Composing memos
Tap
, enter a memo, and then tap Save.
→ Colour.
To change the background colour, tap
To lock the memo so that others cannot view it, tap
→ Lock.
Browsing memos
Browse memo thumbnails by scrolling up or down.
To edit the memo, tap the memo.
To search for a memo, tap
.
To change the view mode, tap
To delete memos, tap
.
.
To sort memos by date, tap
→ Sort by.
To send the text in memos to others, tap
To send memos to others, tap
→ Share text via.
→ Share via.
To print memos via a USB or Wi-Fi connection, tap
To import memos from Google Docs, tap
→ Import.
To export memos to other storage locations, tap
To change the memo settings, tap
→ Print.
→ Settings.
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Viewing a memo
Tap the memo thumbnail to open it. Scroll left or right to see more memos.
Tap
and use the following:
• Delete: Delete the memo.
• Colour: Change the background colour.
• Lock: Lock the memo so that others cannot view it.
• Print: Print the memo via a USB or Wi-Fi connection.
• Share text via: Send the text in the memo to others.
• Share via: Send the memo to others.
S Planner
Use this application to manage events and tasks.
Tap S Planner on the Applications screen.
Creating events or tasks
Tap
, and then use one of the following methods:
• Add event: Enter an event with an optional repeat setting.
• Add task: Enter a task with an optional priority setting.
• Add memo: Create a handwritten memo to attach to the date.
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To add an event or task more briefly, tap a date to select it and tap it again.
Enter a title and specify which calendar to use or sync with. Then tap Edit event details or
Edit task details to add more details, such as how often the event repeats, when it has an
advance alert, or where it takes place.
Attach a map showing the location of the event. Enter the location in the Location field, tap
next to the field, and then pinpoint the precise location by tapping and holding on the
map that appears.
Attach an image. Tap Images, and then take a photo or select one of the existing images.
Syncing with Google Calendar
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Google under Accounts, select the Google
account, and then tick Sync Calendar. To manually sync for updating, on the Applications
→ Sync.
screen, tap S Planner →
→ Settings → View settings → Calendars →
To display synced event or task, tap
Display, select the Google account, and then tap OK.
Changing calendar type
Tap the top left of the screen, and then select one from among different types of calendars
including month, week, and others. A pinch gesture can be used to change calendar type. For
example, pinch to change from the monthly calendar to the yearly calendar, and spread apart
to change yearly calendar back to monthly calendar.
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Searching for events
Tap
, and then enter a keyword to search for.
To view today’s events, tap Today at the top of the screen.
Deleting events
Select a date, and then tap
→ Delete.
Sharing events
Select an event, tap
→ Share via, and then select a sharing method.
Dropbox
Use this application to save and share files with others via the Dropbox cloud storage. When
you save files to Dropbox, your device automatically syncs with the web server and any other
computers that have Dropbox installed.
Tap Dropbox on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
When running Dropbox for the first time, tap Start to activate it. Follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
Once Dropbox is activated, photos and videos taken with the device’s camera are uploaded to
Dropbox automatically. To view the uploaded photos or videos, tap . To share or delete files
or create albums, tap , and then select files.
To upload files to Dropbox, tap →
To open files in Dropbox, select a file.
While viewing images or videos, tap
favourites list, tap .
→ Upload here → Photos or videos or Other files.
to add it to the favourites list. To open files in the
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Cloud
Use this feature to sync files or back up settings and application data with your Samsung
account or Dropbox.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Cloud.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Syncing with the Samsung account
Tap your Samsung account or Sync settings to sync files.
Backing up or restoring data
Tap Backup or Restore to back up or restore data with your Samsung account.
Syncing with Dropbox
Tap Link Dropbox account, and then enter the Dropbox account. Follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
Once you sign in, tap Allow and the device automatically syncs files with Dropbox whenever
you make some changes.
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Polaris Office
Use this application to edit documents in various formats, including spreadsheets and
presentations.
Tap Polaris Office on the Applications screen.
Some functions may not be available, depending on the file type.
Create a document.
Scroll left or right to view recent
documents.
View and manage documents
online.
Browse by document formats.
Browse folders.
View favourite documents.
Creating documents
Tap , and then select a document type.
Use the editing toolbar at the top of the screen to edit the document.
To finish, tap
→ Save, enter a filename, select a folder to save to, and then tap Save.
Reading documents
Tap a file. Or tap Browser, Clouds, Form type, or Favourites, and then select a file to open.
To start a slideshow, tap
→ Slide Show.
To search for a text string in the document, tap
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Tap
, and then use one of the following functions:
Document
• Save as: Save the document with a different name.
• PDF export: Save the document as a PDF file.
• Find & Replace: Search for or replace text.
• Page layout: Change the layout of pages.
• Full width view: View the document contents only, without margins.
• Zoom: Change the view size.
• Reflow text: Rearrange the text to fit the screen.
• View Comment: View comments in the document.
• TTS: Read the document via the text-to-speech feature.
• Print: Print the document via a USB or Wi-Fi connection.
Presentation
• Slide Show: Start a slideshow.
• Save as: Save the document with a different name.
• PDF export: Save the document as a PDF file.
• Find & Replace: Search for or replace text.
• Single slide view: View slides one by one.
• Zoom: Change the view size.
• Print: Print the document via a USB or Wi-Fi connection.
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Spreadsheet
• Save as: Save the document with a different name.
• Find & Replace: Search for or replace text.
• Protect worksheet: Lock the sheet so that others cannot edit it.
• Freeze frame: Keep the selected row in place.
• Recalculation: Recalculate the functions on the sheet.
• Sort: Sort cells by specific criteria.
• Filter: View cells filtered by specific criteria.
• Zoom: Change the view size.
• Print: Print the document via a USB or Wi-Fi connection.
Text
• Save as: Save the document with a different name.
• TTS: Read the document via the text-to-speech feature.
• Print: Print the document via a USB or Wi-Fi connection.
Alarm
Use this application to set wake-up calls and alarms for important events.
Tap Alarm on the Applications screen.
Turn this alarm on or off.
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Setting alarms
Tap , set a time for the alarm to go off, select days for the alarm to repeat, and then tap
Save.
• Location alarm: Set a location. The alarm goes off only when you are in the location.
• Snooze: Set an interval and the number of times for the alarm to repeat after the preset
time.
• Smart alarm: Set a time for the alarm to go off before the preset time.
Stopping alarms
Drag outside the large circle to stop an alarm. Drag
the alarm after a specified length of time.
outside the large circle to repeat
Deleting alarms
Tap and hold the alarm, and then tap Delete.
World Clock
Use this application to check the time in any location in the world.
Tap World Clock on the Applications screen.
Creating clocks
Tap
, enter a city name or select a city from the globe, and then tap
To apply summer time, tap and hold a clock, and then tap DST settings.
Deleting clocks
Tap
, select clocks, and then tap Delete.
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Calculator
Use this application for simple or complex calculations.
Tap Calculator on the Applications screen.
Rotate the device to landscape orientation to display the scientific calculator. If Screen
→ Scientific calculator.
rotation is disabled, tap
To see the calculation history, tap
To clear the history, tap
to hide the keypad.
→ Clear history.
To change the character size for the history, tap
→ Text size.
S Translator
Use this application to translate text into other languages.
Tap S Translator on the Applications screen.
Using S Translator
Set the source and target languages, enter text in the input field, and then tap
To add a language pair to your favourites list, tap
To send a language pair to others, tap
.
.
.
Starting a conversation with the translator
Tap the buttons at the bottom of the screen to communicate with another person via spoken
translation.
Tap Speak for your language, and then speak into the microphone. The device will translate
in the target language field to let the device read the translation out
what you say. Tap
loud.
Then, tap Hablar for the language of the person you are talking with and let the person reply
in the source language field
in their language. The device will translate what they say. Tap
to let the device read it back to you.
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S Voice
Use this application to command the device by voice to send a message, write a memo, and
more.
Tap S Voice on the Applications screen. Alternatively, press the Home button twice.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Here are several examples of spoken commands:
• Open music
• Launch calculator
• Call Lulu mobile
• Dial Lulu work
• Check schedule
Tips for better voice recognition
• Speak clearly.
• Speak in quiet places.
• Do not use offensive or slang words.
• Avoid speaking in dialectal accents.
The device may not recognise your commands or may perform unwanted commands
depending on your surroundings or how you speak.
Driving mode
In driving mode, the device will read content aloud when you have incoming calls, messages,
and notifications so you can use the device without hands while driving. For example, the
device will read aloud the caller’s name or phone number when a call comes in.
To activate driving mode, say “Driving mode on.”
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Google
Use this application to search not only the Internet, but also applications and their contents
on the device as well.
Tap Google on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Searching the device
Tap the search field, and then enter a keyword. Alternatively, tap , and then speak a
keyword.
Search scope
To select what applications to search, tap
items to search for.
→ Settings → Tablet search, and then tick the
Google Now
Launch Google search to view Google Now cards that show the current weather, public
transit info, your next appointment, and more when you are most likely to need it.
Join Google Now when opening Google search for the first time. To change Google Now
→ Settings → Google Now.
settings, tap
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Voice Search
Use this application to search webpages by speaking.
Tap Voice Search on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Speak a keyword or phrase when Speak now appears on the screen.
My Files
Use this application to access all kinds of files stored in the device, including images, videos,
songs, and sound clips.
Tap My Files on the Applications screen.
Select a folder to open it. To go back to the parent folder, tap
directory, tap .
. To return to the root
In a folder, use one of the following functions:
• : Search for files or folders.
• : Change the view mode.
• : Create a folder.
• Time: Sort files or folders.
Select a file or folder by ticking, and then use one of the following functions:
• : Copy files or folders to another folder.
• : Move files or folders to another folder.
• : Delete files or folders.
• : Send files to others.
• → Rename: Rename a file or folder.
• → Details: View file or folder details.
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Downloads
Use this application to see what files are downloaded through the applications.
Tap Downloads on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To see the files downloaded from the Internet, tap Internet downloads, otherwise, tap Other
downloads to see the files downloaded from other applications, such as Email.
Select a file to open it with an appropriate application.
To sort the files by size, tap Sort by size.
To sort the files by date, tap Sort by date.
TripAdvisor
Use this application to get travel information such as destination or hotel. You can also book
for a room and share your reviews with others.
Tap TripAdvisor on the Applications screen.
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Travel & local
Maps
Use this application to pinpoint the location of the device, search for places, or get directions.
Tap Maps on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Searching for locations
Search for locations by entering an address or a keyword. Once the location is found, select a
location to view the detailed information. Refer to the help for more information.
Getting directions for a destination
Tap to set starting and ending locations, and then select a travel method. The device
shows the routes to get to the destination.
Local
Use this application to search for nearby restaurants, banks, bus stops, and more.
Tap Local on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a place category, and then select a place from the list of search results. Once the
location is found, view the place information, such as its location on the map or comments
from others. You can also rate the place, leave comments, and share the information with
others.
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Navigation
Use this application to search for a route to a destination.
Tap Navigation on the Applications screen.
• Navigation maps, your current location, and other navigational data may differ
from actual location information. You should always pay attention to road
conditions, traffic, and any other factors that may affect your driving. Follow all
safety warnings and regulations while driving.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Specify the destination by using various methods, such as speaking or entering the
destination address. Once a route is found, follow the on-screen instructions to navigate to
the destination.
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Settings
About Settings
Use this application to configure the device, set application options, and add accounts.
Tap Settings on the Applications screen.
Wi-Fi
Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other
network devices.
To use options, tap
.
• Advanced: Customise Wi-Fi settings.
• WPS push button: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi network with a WPS button.
• WPS PIN entry: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi network with a WPS PIN.
• Help: Access help information for Wi-Fi.
Setting Wi-Fi sleep policy
On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi →
→ Advanced → Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.
When the screen is turned off, the device automatically turns off Wi-Fi connections.
When this happens, the device automatically accesses data networks if it is set to use
them. This may incur data transfer fees. To avoid data-usage bills, set this option to
Always.
Setting Network notification
The device can detect open Wi-Fi networks and display an icon on the status bar to notify
when available.
On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi →
activate this feature.
→ Advanced and tick Network notification to
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Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct connects two devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access
point.
On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi → Wi-Fi Direct.
Bluetooth
Activate the Bluetooth feature to exchange information over short distances.
To use more options, tap
.
• Visibility timeout: Set duration that the device is visible.
• Received files: View received files via the Bluetooth feature.
• Help: Access help information for Bluetooth.
Data usage
Keep track of your data usage amount, and customise the settings for the limitation.
• Mobile data: Set to use data connections on any mobile network.
• Set mobile data limit: Set a limit for the mobile data usage.
• Data usage cycle: Enter monthly reset date to monitor your data usage.
To use more options, tap .
• Data roaming: Set to use data connections when you are roaming.
• Restrict background data: Set to disable sync in the background while using a mobile
network.
• Auto sync data: Activate or deactivate auto-syncing of applications. You can select what
information to sync for each account in Settings → Accounts.
• Show Wi-Fi usage: Set to show your data usage via Wi-Fi.
• Mobile hotspots: Select Wi-Fi hotspots to prevent applications that are running in the
background from using them.
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More settings
Customise settings to control connections with other devices or networks.
Flight mode
This disables all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.
Mobile networks
• Mobile data: Use to allow packet switching data networks for network services.
• Data roaming: Use the device to connect to another network when you are roaming or
your home network is not available.
• Access Point Names: Set up access point names (APNs).
• Network mode: Select a network type.
• Network operators: Search for available networks and select a network for roaming.
Tethering and portable hotspot
• Portable Wi-Fi hotspot: Use the portable Wi-Fi hotspot to share the device’s mobile
network connection with computers or other devices through the Wi-Fi network.
• USB tethering: Use USB tethering to share the device’s mobile network connection with
a computer via USB. When connected to a computer, the device is used as a wireless
modem for the computer.
• Bluetooth tethering: Use the Bluetooth tethering to share the device’s mobile network
connection with computers via Bluetooth.
• Help: Learn more about USB, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth tethering.
VPN
Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs).
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Nearby devices
• File sharing: Activate media sharing to allow other DLNA-enabled devices to access
media files on your device.
• Shared contents: Set the device to share your content with other devices.
• Allowed devices list: View the list of devices that can access your device.
• Not-allowed devices list: View the list of devices that are blocked from accessing your
device.
• Download to: Select a memory location for saving media files.
• Upload from other devices: Set the device to accept uploads from other devices.
Screen Mirroring
Activate the screen mirroring feature and share your display with others.
Kies via Wi-Fi
Connect the device to Samsung Kies via a Wi-Fi network.
Blocking mode
Select which notifications will be blocked or set to allow notifications for calls from specified
contacts in blocking mode.
Driving mode
Activate driving mode to set the device to read contents aloud and specify applications to
use in driving mode.
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Sound
Change settings for various sounds on the device.
• Volume: Adjust the volume level for call ringtones, music and videos, system sounds, and
notifications.
• Ringtones: Select a ringtone to alert you to incoming calls.
• Vibrations: Add or select a vibration pattern.
• Default notification sound: Select a ringtone for events, such as incoming messages and
missed calls.
• Vibrate when ringing: Set the device to vibrate and play a ringtone for incoming calls.
• Dialling keypad tone: Set the device to sound when tapping the buttons on the keypad.
• Touch sounds: Set the device to sound when selecting an application or option on the
touch screen.
• Screen lock sound: Set the device to sound when locking or unlocking the touch screen.
• Adapt Sound: Personalise the sound for the ear you use most during calls or while
listening to music.
Display
Change the settings for the display.
• Wallpaper:
– – Home screen: Select a background image for the Home screen.
– – Lock screen: Select a background image for the locked screen.
– – Home and lock screens: Select a background image for the Home screen and the
locked screen.
• Notification panel: Customise the items that appear on the notifications panel.
• Multi window: Set the device to use Multi Window.
• Screen mode:
– – Adapt display: Use this mode for optimising the display according to the display
settings.
– – Dynamic: Use this mode to make the display tone more vivid.
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– – Standard: Use this mode for normal surroundings.
– – Movie: Use this mode for dim surroundings, such as in a dark room.
• Reading mode: Select which applications will use reading mode. In reading mode, the
device helps protect your eyes when reading at night.
• Brightness: Set the brightness of the display.
• Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight.
• Daydream: Set the device to launch a screensaver when your device is connected to a
desktop dock or charging.
• Smart screen:
– – Smart stay: Set the device to prevent the display backlight from turning off while you
are looking at the display.
– – Smart rotation: Set the interface not to rotate according to the orientation of your
face.
• Font style: Change the font type for display text.
• Font size: Change the font size.
• Increase legibility: Sharpen the text to make it easier to read.
• Touch key light duration: Set the duration for the touch button backlight.
• Display battery percentage: Set the device to display the remaining battery life.
Storage
View memory information for your device and memory card, or format a memory card.
Formatting a memory card permanently deletes all data from it.
The actual available capacity of the internal memory is less than the specified
capacity because the operating system and default applications occupy part of the
memory. The available capacity may change when you upgrade the device.
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Power saving mode
Activate power-saving mode and change the settings for power-saving mode.
• CPU power saving: Set the device to limit some system resource usage.
• Screen power saving: Set the device to decrease the brightness of the display.
• Learn about Power saving mode: Discover how to reduce battery consumption.
Battery
View the amount of battery power consumed by your device.
Application manager
View and manage the applications on your device.
Location services
Change settings for location information permissions.
• Access to my location: Set the device to allow applications to use your current location
information.
• Use GPS satellites: Set the device to use the GPS satellite for finding the current location.
• Use wireless networks: Set the device to allow location data collection or to determine
the location of your lost or stolen device via Wi-Fi or mobile network.
• My places: Set up profiles that will be used for specific locations when you use GPS, Wi-Fi,
or Bluetooth features to find your current location.
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Lock screen
Change settings for the locked screen.
• Screen lock: Activate the screen lock feature. The following options may vary depending
on the screen lock feature selected.
• Multiple widgets: Set the device to allow use of widgets on the locked screen.
• Lock screen widgets:
– – Clock or personal message: Set the device to show a clock or personal message on
the locked screen. The following options may vary, depending on your selection.
For a clock:
– – Dual clock: Set to show the dual clock on the locked screen.
– – Clock size: Change the size of the clock.
– – Show date: Set the device to show the date with the clock.
– – Owner information: Enter your information that is shown with the clock.
For a personal message:
– – Edit personal message: Edit the personal message.
• Shortcuts: Set the device to show and edit application shortcuts on the locked screen.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• Unlock effect: Select an effect when you unlock the screen.
• Help text: Set the device to show the help text on the locked screen.
• Wake up in lock screen: Set the device to recognise your wake up command when the
screen is locked.
• Set wake-up command: Set a wake up command to launch S Voice or perform a
specified function.
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Security
Change settings for securing the device and the SIM or USIM card.
• Encrypt device: Set a password to encrypt data saved on the device. You must enter the
password each time you turn on the device.
Charge the battery before enabling this setting because it may take more than an
hour to encrypt your data.
• Encrypt external SD card: Set the device to encrypt files on a memory card.
If you reset your device to the factory defaults with this setting enabled, the device
will not be able to read your encrypted files. Disable this setting before resetting the
device.
• Remote controls: Set the device to allow control of your lost or stolen device remotely
via the Internet. To use this feature, you must sign in to your Samsung account.
– – Account registration: Add or view your Samsung account.
– – Use wireless networks: Set the device to allow location data collection or to
determine the location of your lost or stolen device via Wi-Fi or mobile network.
• SIM Change Alert: Activate or deactivate the Find my mobile feature which helps locate
the device when lost or stolen.
• Find my mobile web page: Access the Find my mobile website
(findmymobile.samsung.com). You can track and control your lost or stolen device on the
Find my mobile website.
• Set up SIM card lock:
– – Lock SIM card: Activate or deactivate the PIN lock feature to require the PIN before
using the device.
– – Change SIM PIN: Change the PIN used to access SIM or USIM data.
• Make passwords visible: By default, the device hides passwords for security. Set the
device to display passwords as they are entered.
• Device administrators: View device administrators installed on the device. You can allow
device administrators to apply new policies to the device.
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• Unknown sources: Choose to install applications from any source. If not chosen,
download applications only from Play Store.
• Verify apps: Set this to allow Google to check the application for harmful behaviour
before installing it.
• Trusted credentials: Use certificates and credentials to ensure secure use of various
applications.
• Install from device storage: Install encrypted certificates stored on the USB storage.
• Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents from the device and reset the password.
Language and input
Change the settings for text input. Some options may not be available depending on the
selected language.
Language
Select a display language for all menus and applications.
Default
Select a default keyboard type for text input.
Google voice typing
To change the voice input settings, tap
.
• Choose input languages: Select input languages for text input.
• Block offensive words: Set the device to prevent the device from recognising offensive
words in voice inputs.
• Download offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline
voice input.
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Samsung keyboard
To change the Samsung keyboard settings, tap
.
The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider.
• Input languages: Select languages for text input.
• Predictive text: Activate predictive text mode to predict words based on your input and
show word suggestions. You can also customise the word prediction settings.
• Continuous input: Set the device to enter text by sweeping on the keyboard.
• Cursor control: Enable or disable the smart keyboard navigation feature to move the
cursor by scrolling the keyboard.
• Handwriting: Customise settings for handwriting mode, such as recognition time, pen
thickness, or pen colour.
• Advanced:
– – Auto capitalisation: Set the device to automatically capitalise the first character after
a final punctuation mark, such as a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark.
– – Auto spacing: Set the device to automatically insert a space between words.
– – Auto-punctuate: Set the device to insert a full stop when you double-tap the space
bar.
– – Character preview: Set the device to display a large image of each character tapped.
– – Key-tap sound: Set the device to sound when a key is touched.
• Help: Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keyboard.
• Reset settings: Reset Samsung keyboard settings.
Voice recogniser
Select a voice recognition engine.
This feature appears once you use a voice recognition application.
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Voice search
For Samsung voice recognition, use the following options:
• Language: Select a language for the voice recognition.
• Open via the home key: Set the device to launch S Voice by pressing the Home button
twice.
• Use location data: Set the device to use location information for voice search results.
• Hide offensive words: Hide offensive words from voice search results.
• Help: Access help information for S Voice.
• About: View version information.
• Voice control: Control applications by voice commands.
• Auto-start speaker: Set the device to automatically turn on the speakerphone when
making a call with S Voice.
• Show body of message: Set the device to display the text of a new message received
while in driving mode.
• Wake up command: Set the device to start voice recognition by saying a wake up
command while using S Voice.
• Wake up in lock screen: Set the device to recognise your wake up command when the
screen is locked.
• Set wake-up command: Set a wake up command to launch S Voice or perform a
specified function.
• Check missed events: Set the device to check missed calls, messages, or events when S
Voice is launched by pressing the headset button.
• Home address: Enter your home address to use location information with the voice
command feature.
• Log in to Facebook: Enter your Facebook account information to use Facebook with S
Voice.
• Log in to Twitter: Enter your Twitter account information to use Twitter with S Voice.
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For Google voice recognition, use the following options:
• Language: Select a language for the voice recognition.
• Speech output: Set the device to provide voice feedback to alert you to the current
action.
• Block offensive words: Hide offensive words from voice search results.
• Download offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline
voice input.
• Bluetooth headset: Set the device to allow a voice search with a Bluetooth headset,
when it is connected to the device.
Text-to-speech options
• Preferred TTS engine: Select a speech synthesis engine. To change the settings for
speech synthesis engines, tap .
• Speech rate: Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature.
• Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an example.
Pointer speed
Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad connected to your device.
Cloud
Change settings for syncing data or files with your Samsung account or Dropbox cloud
storage.
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Backup and reset
Change the settings for managing settings and data.
• Back up my data: Set the device to back up settings and application data to the Google
server.
• Backup account: Set up or edit your Google backup account.
• Automatic restore: Set the device to restore settings and application data when the
applications are reinstalled on the device.
• Factory data reset: Reset settings to the factory default values and delete all data.
Add account
Add email or SNS accounts.
Motion
Activate the motion recognition feature and change the settings that control motion
recognition on your device.
• Palm swipe to capture: Set the device to capture an image of the screen when you
sweep your hand to the left or right across the screen.
• Palm touch to mute/pause: Set the device to pause media playback when you touch the
screen with your palm.
• Learn about hand motions: View the tutorial for controlling hand motions.
Voice control
Change settings to control options by voice commands.
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Accessory
Change the accessory settings.
• Dock sound: Set the device to play a sound when your device is connected to or
removed from a desktop dock.
• Audio output mode: Set the device to use the dock speaker when your device is
connected to a desktop dock.
• Audio output: Select a sound output format to use when connecting your device to
HDMI devices. Some devices may not support the surround sound setting.
Date and time
Access and alter the following settings to control how the device displays the time and date.
If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from the device, the time and date
is reset.
• Automatic date and time: Automatically update the time and date when moving across
time zones.
• Set date: Set the current date manually.
• Set time: Set the current time manually.
• Automatic time zone: Set to receive time zone information from the network when you
move across time zones.
• Select time zone: Set the home time zone.
• Use 24-hour format: Display time in 24-hour format.
• Select date format: Select a date format.
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Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features for those with certain physical disabilities. Access
and alert the following settings to improve accessibility to the device.
• Auto-rotate screen: Set the interface to rotate automatically when you rotate the device.
• Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight.
• Speak passwords: Set the device to read aloud passwords you enter with Talkback.
• Answering/ending calls:
– – The home key answers calls: Set the device to answer an incoming call when
pressing the Home button.
– – Answer calls by tapping: Set the device to answer an incoming call when tapping the
call accept button twice.
– – Voice control: Set the device to answer or reject an incoming call with voice
commands.
– – The power key ends calls: Set the device to end a call when pressing the Power
button.
• Show shortcut: Add a shortcut to Accessibility on the quick menu that appears when
you press and hold the Power button.
• Manage accessibility: Export or import the accessibility settings to share them with
other devices.
• TalkBack: Activate Talkback, which provides voice feedback.
• Font size: Change the font size.
• Magnification gestures: Set the device to zoom in and out with finger gestures.
• Negative colours: Reverse the display colours to improve visibility.
• Colour adjustment: Adjust the colour scheme for the screen when the device determines
that you are colour blind or having difficulty reading content.
• Accessibility shortcut: Set the device to activate Talkback when you press and hold the
Power button, and then tap and hold the screen with two fingers.
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• Text-to-speech options:
– – Preferred TTS engine: Select a speech synthesis engine. To change the settings for
speech synthesis engines, tap .
– – Speech rate: Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature.
– – Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an example.
• Enhance web accessibility: Set applications to install web scripts to make their web
content more accessible.
• Sound balance: Adjust the sound balance when using a dual headset.
• Mono audio: Enable mono sound when listening to audio with one earbud.
• Turn off all sounds: Mute all device sounds.
• Assistant menu: Set the device to show the assistive shortcut icon that helps you access
functions supported by external buttons or features on the notifications panel. You can
also edit the menu on the shortcut icon.
• Tap and hold delay: Set the recognition time for tapping and holding the screen.
• Interaction control: Set an area of the screen to be excluded from touch inputs.
About device
Access device information and update device software.
Google Settings
Use this application to configure settings for some features provided by Google.
Tap Google Settings on the Applications screen.
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Troubleshooting
When you turn on your device or while you are using the device, it
prompts you to enter one of the following codes:
• Password: When the device lock feature is enabled, you must enter the password you set
for the device.
• PIN: When using the device for the first time or when the PIN requirement is enabled, you
must enter the PIN supplied with the SIM or USIM card. You can disable this feature by
using the Lock SIM card menu.
• PUK: Your SIM or USIM card is blocked, usually as a result of entering your PIN incorrectly
several times. You must enter the PUK supplied by your service provider.
• PIN2: When you access a menu requiring the PIN2, you must enter the PIN2 supplied with
the SIM or USIM card. For details, contact your service provider.
Your device displays network or service error messages
• When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. Move
to another area and try again.
• You cannot access some options without a subscription. Contact your service provider for
more details.
The touch screen responds slowly or improperly
If your device has a touch screen and the touch screen is not responding properly, try the
following:
• Remove any protective covers from the touch screen. Protective covers may prevent the
device from recognising your inputs and are not recommended for touch screen devices.
• Ensure that your hands are clean and dry when tapping the touch screen.
• Restart your device to clear any temporary software bugs.
• Ensure that your device software is upgraded to the latest version.
• If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take it to your local Samsung Service Centre.
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Your device freezes or has fatal errors
If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain
functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Power button for
8-10 seconds. The device reboots automatically.
If this does not solve the problem, perform a factory data reset. On the Applications
screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset → Factory data reset → Reset device → Erase
everything.
Calls are being dropped
When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose your connection to
the network. Move to another area and try again.
Outgoing calls are not connected
• Ensure that you have pressed the Dial key.
• Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network.
• Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone number you are dialling.
Incoming calls are not connected
• Ensure that your device is turned on.
• Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network.
• Ensure that you have not set call barring for the incoming phone number.
Others cannot hear you speaking on a call
• Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone.
• Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth.
• If using a headset, ensure that it is properly connected.
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Audio quality is poor
• Ensure that you are not blocking the device’s internal antenna.
• When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. Move
to another area and try again.
When dialling from contacts, the call is not connected
• Ensure that the correct number is stored in the contact list.
• Re-enter and save the number, if necessary.
• Ensure that you have not set call barring for the contact’s phone number.
The device beeps and the battery icon is empty
Your battery is low. Recharge or replace the battery to continue using the device.
The battery does not charge properly or the device turns off
The battery in the device is not user replaceable. If you have problems with the battery or
need it replaced, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre.
Your device is hot to the touch
When you use applications that require more power or use applications on your device for an
extended period of time, your device may feel hot to the touch. This is normal and should not
affect your device’s lifespan or performance.
Error messages appear when launching the camera
Your Samsung device must have sufficient available memory and battery power to operate
the camera application. If you receive error messages when launching the camera, try the
following:
• Charge the battery or replace it with a battery that is fully charged.
• Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or deleting files from your device.
• Restart the device. If you are still having trouble with the camera application after trying
these tips, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
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Error messages appear when opening music files
Some music files may not play on your Samsung device for a variety of reasons. If you receive
error messages when opening music files on your device, try the following:
• Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or deleting files from your device.
• Ensure that the music file is not Digital Rights Management (DRM)-protected. If the file is
DRM-protected, ensure that you have the appropriate licence or key to play the file.
• Ensure that your device supports the file type.
Another Bluetooth device is not located
• Ensure that the Bluetooth wireless feature is activated on your device.
• Ensure that the Bluetooth wireless feature is activated on the device you wish to connect
to, if necessary.
• Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are within the maximum
Bluetooth range (10 m).
If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
A connection is not established when you connect the device to a
computer
• Ensure that the USB cable you are using is compatible with your device.
• Ensure that you have the proper drivers installed and updated on your computer.
• If you are a Windows XP user, ensure that you have Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher
installed on your computer.
• Ensure that you have Samsung Kies 2.0 or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed
on your computer.
A small gap appears around the outside of the device case
• This gap is a necessary manufacturing feature and some minor rocking or vibration of
parts may occur.
• Over time, friction between parts may cause this gap to expand slightly.
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