Samsung Galaxy Ace Style User manual

SM-S766C
SMARTPHONE
User Manual
Please read this manual before operating your device
and keep it for future reference.
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Table of Contents
Getting Started.....................................................................1
Front View ............................................................................. 2
Back View ............................................................................. 4
Assemble Your Device ....................................................... 6
Set Up Your Device...........................................................13
Set Up Accounts ...............................................................15
Know Your Device ...........................................................17
Home Screen ..................................................................... 18
Status Bar ........................................................................... 25
Navigation and Motions ................................................... 29
Notification Panel .............................................................. 31
Entering Text....................................................................... 34
Calling .......................................................................................37
Making and Answering Calls ..........................................38
Applications......................................................................... 48
Apps Screen ...................................................................... 49
Google Applications ......................................................... 55
Other Applications ............................................................ 60
Calculator............................................................................ 62
Calendar ............................................................................. 64
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Camera and Video ............................................................66
Clock ...................................................................................72
Contacts ..............................................................................75
Email ....................................................................................86
Gallery .................................................................................89
Internet ................................................................................94
Memo ..................................................................................99
Messages .........................................................................101
Music Player .....................................................................110
My Files .............................................................................112
Video .................................................................................114
Voice Recorder ................................................................116
Settings..................................................................................118
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct .....................................................120
Bluetooth ...........................................................................127
Data Usage ......................................................................132
Airplane Mode .................................................................134
Mobile Networks..............................................................135
Virtual Private Networks (VPN) .....................................136
Lock Screen .....................................................................138
Display Settings ...............................................................141
Sound Settings ................................................................146
Home Screen Mode........................................................152
Call Settings .....................................................................153
Blocking Mode.................................................................155
Hands-Free Mode ...........................................................157
Power Saving ...................................................................158
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Accessibility .....................................................................160
Language and Input Settings ........................................164
Motions..............................................................................169
Accounts ...........................................................................170
Backup and Reset ..........................................................174
Location Services ............................................................176
Security .............................................................................178
Application Manager.......................................................182
Battery ...............................................................................187
Storage ..............................................................................188
Date and Time Settings..................................................193
About Your Device ..........................................................194
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Getting Started
Learn about your mobile device
hardware, assembly procedures,
and how to get started using your
new device.
Front View
Proximity sensor
Earpiece
Headset jack
Front
camera
Power/Lock
key
Volume
Menu key
Getting Started
Back key
Home
key
2
Front View
key: Tap to return to the previous screen, or to
• Back
close a dialog box, menu, or keyboard.
• Earpiece: Listen to a call.
camera: Take self-portraits and record videos
• Front
of yourself.
jack: Connect an optional headset
• Headset
(not included).
• Home key: Tap to return to the Home screen.
• Menu key: Tap to display a menu of options.
key: Press and hold to turn the device
• Power/Lock
on or off. Press to lock or wake up the screen. Press
and hold to turn the device off or restart it, or for
quick access to Airplane Mode, Emergency Mode,
and to Mute, Vibrate, and Sound modes.
sensor: Detects the presence of objects
• Proximity
near the device.
Press to adjust the volume of your device’s
• Volume:
sounds and audio.
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Front View
Back View
Microphone
Speaker
Back
camera
Microphone
USB charger/Accessory port
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Back View
• Back camera: Take pictures and record videos.
Records audio and detects voice
• Microphone:
commands.
• Speaker: Plays music and other sounds.
charger/Accessory port: Connect the Charger/
• USB
USB cable (included), and other optional accessories
(not included).
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Back View
Assemble Your Device
Prior to use, it is necessary to install
the optional memory card (not
included), and the battery.
Remove the Back Cover
1.
Remove the back cover using the slot on the side of
your device.
2.
Lift the cover up and to the bottom of the device.
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Assemble Your Device
Warning: Do not bend or twist the back cover excessively.
Doing so may damage the cover.
Install a Memory Card
You can install an optional microSD or microSDHC
memory card (not included) to expand available memory
space.
Note: A memory card can be installed at any time; it is not
necessary to install it prior to using the device.
For more information on installing a memory card, see
Install a Memory Card.
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Assemble Your Device
Install the Battery
1.
Insert the battery into the opening on the back of
the device, making sure the connectors align.
2.
Gently press down to secure the battery.
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Assemble Your Device
Replace the Back Cover
1.
Place the battery cover onto the back of the device
and press down.
2.
Press along the edge of the back cover until you
have a secure seal.
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Assemble Your Device
Charge the Battery
Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard
Li-Ion battery. A Wall/USB Charger (charging head and
USB cable) is included with the device for charging the
battery from any standard outlet.
The battery comes partially charged. A fully discharged
battery requires up to four hours of charge time. You can
use the device while charging.
Caution: Use only Samsung-approved charging devices
and batteries. Samsung accessories are designed to
maximize battery life. Using other accessories may
invalidate your warranty and may cause damage.
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Assemble Your Device
To charge the battery:
1.
Insert the USB cable into the port.
2.
Connect the USB cable to the charging head, and
then plug the charging head into a standard outlet.
3.
When charging is complete, unplug the charging
head from the outlet and remove the USB cable
from the device.
Caution: Failure to unplug the wall charger before you
remove the battery, can cause damage to the device.
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Assemble Your Device
When to Charge the Battery
When the battery is weak and only a few minutes of
operation remain, the battery icon ( ) blinks and the
device sounds a warning tone at regular intervals.
In this condition, your device conserves its remaining
battery power by dimming the screen.
When the battery level becomes too low, the device
automatically turns off.
►
For a quick check of your battery level, view the
battery charge indicator located in the upper-right
corner of your device’s display. A solid color ( )
indicates a full charge.
You can also choose to display a percentage value.
Viewing a percentage value can provide a better
idea of the remaining charge on the battery. For
more information, see Battery.
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Assemble Your Device
Set Up Your Device
Turn Your Device On and Off
Turning the Device On
►
Press and hold the Power/Lock key until the device
vibrates and starts up.
Turning the Device Off
1.
Press and hold the Power/Lock key until the
Device options menu displays.
2.
Tap Power off.
Welcome Screen
The first time you turn your device on, the Welcome
Screen displays. It will guide you through the basics of
setting up your device.
Follow the prompts to choose a default language,
connect to a Wi-Fi network, set up accounts, choose
location services, learn about your device’s features,
and more.
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Set Up Your Device
Secure Your Device
Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your
device.
Lock the Device
By default, the device locks automatically when the
screen times out.
►
To lock the device, press the Power/Lock key.
Unlock the Device
The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe.
►
To unlock your device, press the Power/Lock key
or Home key, and then touch and drag your finger
across the screen.
Set Up a Secure Screen Lock
The default Screen lock is Swipe, which offers no
security. To choose a more secure screen lock, see
Set a Screen Lock.
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Set Up Your Device
Set Up Accounts
Google Account
Your new device uses your Google Account to
fully utilize its Android features, including Gmail,
Google Hangouts, and the Google Play Store.
When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing Google Account, or create a new
Google Account.
– or –
To create a new Google Account or set up your Google
Account on your device at any time, use Accounts
settings. For more information, see Accounts.
►
From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
Accounts tab > Add account > Google.
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Set Up Accounts
Samsung Account
Create a Samsung account, for access to Samsung
content and apps on your device.
When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing Samsung account, or create a new
Samsung account.
– or –
To create a new Samsung account or set up your
Samsung account on your device at any time, use
Accounts settings. For more information, see Accounts.
►
From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
Accounts tab > Add account > Samsung account.
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Set Up Accounts
Know Your Device
Learn some of the key features of
your mobile device, including the
screens and icons, as well as how
to navigate the device and enter
text using the keyboard.
Warning: Please note that a touch screen responds
best to a light touch from the pad of your finger or
a non-metallic stylus. Using excessive force or a
metallic object when pressing on the touch screen
may damage the tempered glass surface and void
the warranty.
Home Screen
Notifications Icons
Status Icons
Status Bar
Widget
Home Screen
Indicator
Apps Screen
App
Shortcuts
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Home Screen
Screen: Allows quick access to all of your
• Apps
applications.
Shortcuts: Shortcuts to your favorite
• App
applications.
Screen Indicator: Indicates which
• Home
Home screen is presently displayed.
Icons: Display new messages and
• Notification
emails, notifications, available software updates, and
so on.
Bar: Displays device status icons (right) and
• Status
notification icons (left).
Icons: Display information about the device,
• Status
such as the network signal strength, battery level, the
time, and so on.
Self-contained applications that run on the
• Widgets:
Home screen (not shortcuts).
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Home Screen
The Home screen is the starting point
for using your device.
Customize your Home screen by
adding application shortcuts, widgets,
folders, and using wallpapers.
Manage Home Screens
Your device comes with multiple Home screens to hold
apps and widgets. You can rearrange the Home screens
in a different order.
1.
From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
2.
Use these options to manage screens:
•
•
•
•
Add a screen: Scroll to the end of the screens,
and then tap
Add.
Remove a screen: Touch and hold on a screen,
and then drag it to
Remove.
Set a screen as the main Home screen: Tap
Main Home screen at the top of a screen.
This screen displays when you press the Home
Key.
Change the order of screens: Touch and hold
on a screen, and then drag to a new position.
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Home Screen
App Shortcuts
You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any
Home screen.
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold an app shortcut, drag it to a Home
screen, and then release it.
Remove a Shortcut
1.
Touch and hold an app shortcut to release it.
2.
Drag the app shortcut to
Remove and release it.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the app, it just
removes the shortcut from the Home screen.
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Home Screen
Widgets
Widgets are self-contained apps that run on a
Home screen. There are all kinds of widgets, including
links to a specific contact, Internet bookmarks, Gmail
and email accounts, and many others.
Add a Widget to a Home Screen
1.
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen, and
then tap Apps and widgets > Widgets.
2.
Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a Home screen,
and then release it.
Remove a Widget
1.
From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget to
release it.
2.
Drag the widget to
Remove and release it.
Note: Removing a widget does not delete the widget, it
just removes the widget from the Home screen.
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Home Screen
Folders
Place folders on a Home screen to organize items.
Add a Folder to a Home Screen
1.
From a Home screen, touch and hold an app
shortcut.
2.
Drag the shortcut onto
release.
3.
Enter a folder name, and tap OK.
Create folder and
Using Folders
1.
Tap a folder to open it and access the shortcuts
inside.
2.
To add shortcuts to a folder, touch and hold the
shortcut, and then drag it onto the folder and
release.
3.
To delete a folder, touch and hold the folder until
it detaches, and then drag it to
Remove and
release.
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Home Screen
Change the Wallpaper
Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with
wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture or choose
from preloaded wallpapers.
1.
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
2.
Tap Set wallpaper, and then choose Home screen,
Lock screen, or Home and lock screens.
3.
Choose a location:
4.
•
•
•
•
Gallery: Chose images from the Gallery app.
Live wallpapers: Choose wallpapers that move.
Wallpapers: Choose from preloaded images.
Photos: Choose from your Google Photos
account. (Home screen only.)
Tap a wallpaper to see a sample, and then tap Set
wallpaper.
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Home Screen
Status Bar
The Status Bar at the top of the Home
screen provides device information
(such as network status, battery
charge, and time) on the right side
and notification alerts on the left.
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Status Bar
Status Icons
Battery is fully charged.
Battery is low. The yellow area turns red
as the charge level becomes critical.
Battery is charging.
Vibrate mode is enabled.
Mute mode is enabled.
The device is connected to a 4G LTE
wireless network.
Signal strength.
Wi-Fi is active.
No wireless network is available.
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Status Bar
Notification Icons
Missed call.
Call in progress.
Call is on hold.
Call is using speakerphone.
New email has arrived.
New Gmail has arrived.
New voicemail message has been
received.
New text or multimedia message has
arrived.
Download of a file or app is in progress.
File is being uploaded or sent.
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Status Bar
Notification Icons
Location service (GPS) is active.
App updates are available from the
Google Play Store.
App updates are complete.
Keyboard is in use.
Connected to a computer using a
USB cable.
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Status Bar
Navigation and Motions
Touchscreen Navigation
Tap
Lightly tap items to select or launch them.
the on screen keyboard to enter characters
• Tap
or text.
• Tap an item to select it.
• Tap an app icon to launch the application.
Touch and Hold
Activate onscreen items by a touch and hold gesture.
and hold a widget on the Home screen to move
• Touch
it.
and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of
• Touch
options.
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Navigation and Motions
Swipe or Slide
To swipe, lightly drag your finger vertically or horizontally
across the screen.
• Swipe the screen to unlock the device.
the screen to scroll through the Home screens
• Swipe
or menu options.
Drag
To drag, touch and hold on an item, and then move it to
a new location.
• Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen.
a widget to a place it in a new location on a
• Drag
Home screen.
Pinch and Spread
Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger or
spread by moving your fingers apart.
the screen to zoom in while viewing a picture or
• Pinch
a web page.
• Spread the screen to zoom out while taking a picture.
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Navigation and Motions
Notification Panel
Settings View additional
Quick settings
Quick
settings
Adjust
screen
brightness
Tap notification to launch
app or view detail
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Clear all
notifications
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Notification Panel
Notification icons display on the
Status Bar displaying calendar events,
device status, and more. For details
about these notifications, open the
Notification Panel.
View the Notification Panel
1.
Swipe down on the Status Bar to display the
Notification Panel.
2.
Scroll down the list to see notification details.
3.
•
•
Tap an item to open it.
To clear a single notification, drag the
notification left or right. Tap Clear to clear all
notifications.
To close the Notification Panel, swipe upward from
the bottom of the screen or tap the
Back key.
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Notification Panel
Quick Settings
In addition to notifications, the Notification Panel also
provides quick access to device functions such as Wi-Fi,
allowing you to quickly turn them on or off.
To view additional Quick settings:
►
Swipe left or right across the visible icons.
– or –
Tap
View all.
Notification Panel Settings
To customize the Notification Panel, see
Notification Panel.
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Notification Panel
Entering Text
Using the Samsung Keyboard
Type your text input using a QWERTY keyboard.
Predictive Text
Options key
Predictive Text
Predictive text suggest words matching your text entries,
and, optionally, completes common words automatically.
Predictive text can learn your personal writing style from
your contacts, messages, email, and social networking
sites — improving its accuracy of predicting your text
entries.
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Entering Text
Special Keys
123
Sym
Tap to insert numbers and symbols.
Touch and hold the Options key to:
Use Google Voice Typing.
Access the clipboard.
Access keyboard settings.
Configure the Samsung Keyboard
To customize the Samsung Keyboard, see
Samsung Keyboard Settings.
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Entering Text
Using Google Voice Typing
Instead of typing, speak your text input.
1.
To enable Google Voice Typing:
•
•
From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings
> My device tab > Language and input.
Tap the check box next to Google voice typing
to enable this feature.
2.
On the Samsung Keyboard, tap Google Voice
Typing. You may need to touch and hold the
Options key (left of the Space key) to find it.
3.
Speak your text.
Configure Google Voice Typing
To customize Google Voice Typing, see
Google Voice Typing Settings.
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Entering Text
Calling
Make telephone calls using a
variety of calling features and
services.
Making and Answering Calls
Learn how to make or answer a call.
Explore features and functionality
associated with making or answering
a call.
Make a Call
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
2.
Enter a number and tap
Dial.
Quickly Dial a Number from Your Contact List
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
While viewing your contact list, swipe your finger
across a contact to the right to call the contact.
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Contacts.
Making and Answering Calls
Dial a Recent Number
All incoming, outgoing, and missed calls are recorded
in the Call log. If the number or caller is listed in your
contacts list, the associated name is also displayed.
Phone.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the Recent tab. A list of recent calls is
displayed.
3.
Tap a contact, and then tap
Call.
End a Call
►
When you are ready to end your call, tap
End.
Answer a Call
When a call is received the phone rings and displays the
caller’s phone number, or name if stored in the contacts
list.
1.
2.
Calling
At the incoming call screen:
•
•
Touch and drag
answer the call.
Answer in any direction to
Touch and drag
Reject in any direction to
reject the call and send it to your voicemail.
Tap
End call.
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Making and Answering Calls
Multitasking While on a Call
If you exit the call screen and return to a Home screen,
your active call is indicated by an icon on the Status bar.
This lets you continue with your current call and do
something else, such as access the contacts list, view a
recent email, locate a picture, and so on.
To return to the call screen:
►
Swipe the Status bar downward to reveal the
Notification Panel, and then tap
Call screen.
To end a call from any application:
►
Calling
Swipe the Status bar downward to reveal the
Notification Panel, and then tap End.
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Making and Answering Calls
Options During a Call
Your phone provides a number of functions that you can
use during a call.
Adjusting the Call Volume
►
Press the Volume Key to increase or decrease the
volume.
– or –
Quickly add more volume to the incoming audio by
tapping
Extra volume.
Noise Reduction
Activating Noise reduction can improve the quality of
your conversation by reducing ambient noise.
►
Tap
Noise Reduction to enable the feature.
Listen with the Speaker or Bluetooth Headset
Listen to the call using the speaker or through a
Bluetooth headset (not included).
►
Tap Speaker to hear the caller using the speaker.
– or –
Tap Headset to use a Bluetooth headset
(not included).
Calling
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Making and Answering Calls
Personalize the Call Sound Setting
Adjust the sound by using an audio equalizer.
►
From the currently active call, tap
call sound.
Personalize
Place a New Call While in a Call
If your service plan supports this feature, you can make
another call while a call is in progress.
1.
From the active call, tap Add call to dial the second
call. The first call is displayed as a thumbnail.
2.
Dial the new number and tap
Calling
•
•
Dial.
Tap Swap to switch between the two calls.
Tap Merge to hear both callers at once
(multi conferencing).
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Making and Answering Calls
Call Waiting
If your service plan supports this feature, you can
answer an incoming call while you have a call in
progress. You are notified of an incoming call by a call
waiting tone.
To answer a new call while you have a call in
progress:
1.
Slide
Answer in any direction to answer the new
call. This places the current call on hold.
2.
Tap the previous On hold number entry and select
Swap to switch between the two calls. This places
the new caller on hold and activates the previous
call.
Calling
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Making and Answering Calls
Call Log
The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or
missed are stored in the Call log.
Phone.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the Recent tab. A list of recent calls is
displayed. If the caller is in your contacts list, the
caller’s name is displayed.
Save a Recent Call to Your Contacts List
Phone > Recent tab.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the call that contains the information that you
want to save to your contacts list.
3.
Tap Create contact.
– or –
If you want to replace the number for an existing
contact, tap Update existing.
Calling
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Making and Answering Calls
Delete a Call from the Call Log
Phone > Recent tab.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold the call you want to delete from the
Call log.
3.
Tap Delete.
Add a Call to the Reject List
By adding a caller to your Reject list, future calls from
this number will be sent directly to your voicemail.
Phone > Recent tab.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold the caller you want to add to the
Reject list.
3.
Tap Add to reject list.
Calling
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Making and Answering Calls
Make a Call Using Speed Dial
You can assign a shortcut number to a contact for
speed dialing their default number.
To make a call using Speed Dial:
Phone > Keypad.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold the speed dial number.
If the speed dial number is more than 1 digit long,
enter the first digits, then hold the last digit.
Create a Speed Dial
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2.
Tap
Menu > Speed dial setting. The Speed dial
screen displays showing the numbers 1 through
100. Number 1 is reserved for voicemail.
3.
Tap an unused number. A list of contacts displays.
4.
Tap a contact to assign to the number. The selected
contact displays in the speed dial number box.
To remove a Speed Dial number assignment:
►
Calling
Tap
Menu > Remove.
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Making and Answering Calls
Make an Emergency Call
The Emergency calling mode makes dialing an
emergency number a one-tap process.
Note: This mode can drain your battery power more
rapidly than normal calling mode.
Make an Emergency Call with a SIM Card
Phone.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Enter the emergency number (example: 911), then
tap
Dial.
Call Settings
To access the Call settings menu:
►
From a Home screen, tap
Call settings.
Phone >
Menu >
Apps >
Settings >
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab > Call.
For more information, see Call Settings.
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Applications
The Apps screen displays all
applications installed on your
device, both preloaded apps and
apps you download and install
yourself.
Learn how to change the way apps
appear, organize apps into folders,
and uninstall or disable apps.
Apps Screen
The Apps screen shows all preloaded
apps and apps that you downloaded.
You can uninstall, disable, or hide apps
from view.
Shortcuts to apps can be placed on any of
the Home screens. For more information, see
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen.
Accessing Applications
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap an application’s icon to launch it.
3.
To return to the main Home screen, press the Home
key.
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Apps Screen
Download and Install New Apps
Find new apps to download and install on your device:
Store: Download new apps from the Google
• PlayPlay
Store. Visit play.google.com/store/apps to learn
more.
Uninstall or Disable Apps
You can uninstall or disable apps you download and
install.
• Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled.
that are disabled are turned off and hidden from
• Apps
view.
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Menu > Uninstall. Apps that can be
uninstalled show
Delete on their icon.
3.
Tap
Delete and follow the prompts to either
uninstall or disable the app.
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Apps Screen
Organize Your Apps
The Apps icons can be organized in folders and listed
alphabetically or in your own custom order.
Change the Order Apps Are Listed
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap an option:
•
•
•
Apps.
Menu > View type.
Customizable grid: Allows you to touch and
hold on apps to move them from screen to
screen.
Alphabetical grid: Apps are arranged in a grid,
in A-Z order.
Alphabetical list: Apps are arranged in a list
from A-Z.
Use Folders to Organize Apps
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Enter a folder name, and tap OK.
4.
Touch a folder to view its apps.
•
Applications
Menu > Create folder.
Touch an app to launch it.
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Hiding and Showing Apps
Hide Apps from View
You can hide (rather than uninstall or disable) any apps
you do not want to see on the Apps screen.
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap apps to hide, and then tap Done.
Menu > Hide applications.
Show Hidden Apps
You can unhide apps you have hidden and put them
back on the Apps screen.
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap apps to unhide, and then tap Done.
Applications
Menu key > Show hidden applications.
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Apps Screen
Apps Screen Options
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
•
•
•
•
Applications
Apps.
Menu for these options:
Play Store: This directs you to the Google Play
Store, where you can download apps.
Edit: Touch and hold an app icon then drag it to:
-
Create folder to create a new folder.
Create page to add a new page to the
Apps screen.
App info to view information about this
app.
Uninstall to uninstall a downloaded app.
Create folder: Create a new folder to hold the
app icon.
View type: Configure the Apps screen.
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Apps Screen
•
•
•
•
•
Applications
Uninstall: Uninstall an app that you downloaded
to your device. Touch
Delete to remove or
disable the selected app.
Downloaded applications: View downloaded
apps.
Share apps: Share downloaded applications.
Hide applications: Hide apps from the Apps
screen.
Show hidden applications: Display hidden
apps.
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Apps Screen
Google Applications
Enjoy these applications from Google.
Note: Certain applications require a Google account. Visit
google.com to learn more.
Chrome
Use Google Chrome to browse the Internet
and bring your open tabs, bookmarks and
address bar data from your computer to
your mobile device.
Gmail
Send and receive email with Gmail,
Google’s web-based email service.
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Google Applications
Google
Search not only the Internet, but also the
apps and contents of your device.
Google Now
Google Now works in the background to
collect information you regularly look up
and organize it into convenient cards that
appear when you need them.
►
Press and hold the Home key.
Note: When Google Now is enabled, you
can also access it by touching
.
Google Settings
Quickly and easily change Google app
settings to suit your preferences.
Note: You must be signed in to the
application you want to configure. For
example, sign in to Google+ to configure
Google+ settings.
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Google Applications
Google+
Stay connected and share with Google+.
Chat with friends and family, post photos,
and see what others are sharing.
Hangouts
Hangouts is an online place to meet
friends and family, share photos, and
host video calls. Conversation logs are
automatically saved to a Chats area in
your Gmail account.
Maps
Use Google Maps to find your current
location, get directions, and other
location-based information.
Note: You must enable location services to
use Maps. Please see Location Services.
Photos
This application automatically backs up
your photos and videos to your Google+
account.
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Google Applications
Play Books
With Google Play Books, you can find
millions of free e-books and hundreds of
thousands more to buy in the eBookstore.
Play Games
Discover hundreds of games for download
and purchase through the Google Play
Store.
Play Movies & TV
Watch movies and TV shows purchased
from Google Play. You can stream them
instantly, or download them for viewing
when you are not connected to the
Internet. You can also view videos saved
on your device.
Play Music
With Google Play Music, you can play
music and audio files on your device.
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Google Applications
Play Newsstand
Subscribe to your favorite magazines to
read on your device at your leisure.
Play Store
Find new apps, movies and TV shows,
music, books, magazines, and games in
Google Play Store.
Voice Search
Use voice commands to search the web
with Google.
YouTube
View and upload YouTube videos right
from your device
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Google Applications
Other Applications
Downloads
Use this app to manage your file
downloads.
Glympse
Share your location in real time with your
friends.
Visit www.glympse.com to learn more.
Help
View tips and guidelines for using your
device.
Mobile Device Management
This application allows you to manage
your mobile device.
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Other Applications
My Account Downloader
This application provides access to your
current account information.
Norton Family
Norton Family allows parents to track
which websites kids visit, and set
restrictions to block unsuitable content.
Visit www.onlinefamily.norton.com to learn
more.
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Other Applications
Calculator
The Calculator provides basic and
advanced arithmetic functions.
Basic Operation
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
3.
Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key.
4.
Enter the next number.
5.
To view the result, tap the = (Equals) key.
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Calculator.
Calculator
Additional Functions
To clear the results:
►
Tap
Clear.
To clear the calculator history:
►
Tap
Menu > Clear history.
To copy all or part of the calculation to the clipboard:
►
Touch and hold an entry in the display field.
Scientific Calculator
Turn the device landscape to use advanced arithmetic
functions, such as sin, cos, and tan.
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Calculator
Calendar
Manage your events and tasks.
Create an Event or Task
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
•
•
Apps >
Calendar.
Add and 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.
Enter details for the event or task, and then
tap Save.
Delete an Event or Task
1.
2.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Tap to view an event or task. Tap
Calendar.
Menu > Delete.
– or –
To delete multiple events or tasks, Tap Menu >
Delete, select events or tasks, and then tap Delete.
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Calendar
Sharing Events
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap to view an event or task.
Calendar.
3.
Tap
Menu > Share via, select a sharing method,
and follow the prompts.
Calendar Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Calendar.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Menu > Settings.
2.
Tap
3.
Tap an option and follow the prompts.
Applications
Calendar.
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Calendar
Camera and Video
Take a picture
Switch between the
front and back cameras
Camera settings
Record video
Current shooting mode
View pictures and Effects
videos in the Gallery
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Change shooting mode
Camera and Video
Taking Pictures
Take pictures with your device’s front or back camera.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Using the display screen as a viewfinder, compose
your shot by aiming the camera at the subject.
While composing your picture, use the onscreen
options or these gestures:
•
•
3.
Camera.
Touch the screen with two fingers and pinch or
spread them on the screen to zoom in and out.
Tap the screen to focus on the area you
touched.
Tap
to take the picture.
Note: You can also press the Volume key up or down to
take a picture. This is the default action of the Volume key.
You can also set the Volume key to act as the video record
key or as a zoom key.
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Camera and Video
Shooting Mode
Several visual effects are available. Some modes are not
available when taking self-portraits.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap MODE, and then scroll up or down the
screen at the right side of the screen.
Camera.
MODE
•
•
•
•
•
•
Applications
Auto: Allow the camera to evaluate the
surroundings and determine the ideal mode for
the picture.
Beauty face: Take a picture with lightened faces
for gentler images.
Sound & shot: Record up to 9 seconds of sound
to accompany your picture.
Panorama: Create a linear image by taking
pictures in either a horizontal or vertical
direction.
Sports: Take pictures of fast movement.
Night: Take brighter, clearer pictures in low light
without flash.
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Camera and Video
Camera Settings
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Settings to view the settings shortcuts for
the Camera.
•
•
•
•
•
•
Focus mode: Choose a focus mode.
Timer: Set a timer to take your photos.
Exposure Value: Adjust the exposure value.
Recording mode: Select Normal, or Limit for
MMS mode.
Share: Choose from Off, Share shot, and Buddy
photo share.
Tap
Settings to configure the settings for the
Camera. Available options vary depending on
the camera/recording mode used.
-
Applications
Camera.
Photo size: Select a resolution. Use
higher resolution for higher quality. Higher
resolution pictures take up more memory.
Focus mode: Choose between Auto focus,
and Macro focus.
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Camera and Video
-
-
Applications
Metering modes: Select a metering
method. This determines how light values
are calculated. Center-weighted measures
background light in the center 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.
Video size: Select a resolution. Use
higher resolution for higher quality. Higher
resolution videos take up more memory.
Location tag: Attach a GPS location tag to
the picture.
Volume key: Use the Volume key as the
camera key, the record key, or as a zoom
key.
Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.
White balance: Select an appropriate white
balance, so images have a true-to-life color
range.
Exposure value: Change the exposure value.
This determines how much light the camera’s
sensor receives. For low light situations, use
a higher exposure.
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Camera and Video
-
Guidelines: Display viewfinder grid lines to
help composition when selecting subjects.
Contextual filename: Available only when
Location tags are turned on.
Save as flipped: Save the self-portrait or
self-recording as a reversed (or ‘mirrored’)
image.
Storage: Select the memory location for
storage.
Reset: Reset the camera settings.
Effects
►
Tap
Effects and choose an effect to add to your
image.
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Camera and Video
Clock
The Clock app offers features for
keeping track of time and setting
alarms.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a tab to use a feature:
•
•
•
•
Applications
Apps >
Clock.
Alarm: This feature allows you to set an alarm to
ring at a specific time.
World clock: View the time of day or night in
other parts of the world. World Clock displays
time in hundreds of different cities, within all 24
time zones around the world.
Stopwatch: You can use this option to measure
intervals of time.
Timer: You can use this option to set a
countdown timer. Use a timer to count down to
an event based on a preset time length (hours,
minutes, and seconds).
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Clock
•
Desk clock: Use the Desk clock to display the
time, day, and date.
Create an Alarm
Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or recurring
alarms, and choose options for how to be notified.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
•
•
•
•
•
•
Applications
Apps >
Clock.
Create alarm to configure:
Time: Choose a time for the alarm.
Days: Choose the days to use this alarm.
Repeat weekly: When enabled, the alarm
repeats every week.
Alarm type: Choose whether the alarm will use
sound, vibration, or vibration and sound to alert
you.
Alarm tone: If you have chosen an alarm type
that includes sound, choose a sound to play for
the alarm.
Volume: If you have chosen an alarm type that
includes sound, drag the slider to set the volume
of the alarm.
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Clock
•
•
•
3.
•
Location alarm: The alarm will only be activated
when you are at a specified location.
Snooze: Allow snoozing, and set interval and
repeat values for the alarm while snoozing.
Smart alarm: When on, the alarm will start
playing a tone at a low volume at an interval
before the alarm time, and slowly increase in
volume. Choose a time interval and a tone to
use with smart alarm. Available when you have
chosen an alarm type that includes sound.
Name: Enter a name for the alarm.
Tap Save.
Delete an Alarm
Apps >
Clock.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold an alarm, and then tap Delete.
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Clock
Contacts
Store and manage your contacts
with the Contacts app, which can be
synchronized with a variety of your
existing personal accounts, including
Google, Email, Facebook, and your
Samsung account.
For more information on connecting with and managing
your accounts through your device, see Accounts.
Contacts
Access your list of contacts by using the Contacts app,
which is a shortcut to the Contacts tab. To access your
Contacts list:
►
From a Home screen, tap
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Apps >
Contacts.
Contacts
Find a Contact
You can search for a contact, or scroll the list to find one
by name.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the Search field, and then enter characters to
find contacts that match.
Contacts.
– or –
Tap a letter on the side of the list to jump directly to
that letter in the alphabetical list. You can also press
and slide across the alphabetical list to select a
letter with better precision.
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Contacts
Add a Contact
Use the following procedure to add a new contact.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Add, and then tap contact fields to enter
information.
•
•
•
Choose a storage account for the contact. You
can store the contact on the device, or sync it
with an account.
Tap
Photo to assign a picture to the new
contact.
Enter a name, phone number, email address,
and assign the contact to a group. Tap
Add another field to add additional contact
information.
3.
Contacts.
Tap
Add to enter additional entries.
Tap
Delete to remove an entry.
Tap
Label to choose a label for the field.
Tap Save.
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Contacts
Edit a Contact
When editing a contact, you can tap a field and change
or delete the information, or you can add additional
fields to the contact’s list of information.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
3.
Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete
information.
4.
Tap Save.
Contacts.
Edit.
Share a Name Card
When you share a name card, the contact’s information
is sent as a vCard file (.vcf). You can share a vCard via
Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct, attach it to a message, or save
it to a storage location.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
Share namecard via.
3.
Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts.
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Contacts.
Menu >
Contacts
Link Contacts
When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail,
Facebook, and so on), you may have multiple similar
entries for a single contact. Contacts lets you link
multiple entries into a single contact.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
Link contact.
3.
Tap Link another contact, and then select
contact(s) to link to the original contact.
Contacts.
Unlink Contacts
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
Link contact.
3.
Tap
Remove beside contacts to unlink them
from the main contact.
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Contacts.
Contacts
Delete Contacts
You can delete a single contact, or choose multiple
contacts to delete.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold a contact.
3.
Tap Delete.
Apps >
Contacts.
Favorites
When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily
accessible from other apps. Favorites display together
on the Favorites tab in Contacts.
Mark Contacts as Favorites
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
(the star turns gold ).
Contacts.
Favorite
Remove Contacts from Favorites
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the Favorites tab, and then touch and hold a
contact.
3.
Tap Remove from Favorites.
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Contacts.
Contacts
Create a Shortcut to a Favorite
You can create a shortcut to a favorite on the home
screen, to access their information directly from the
home screen.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the Favorites tab, and then touch and hold a
contact.
3.
Tap Add shortcut to home. The new shortcut
displays in an empty area of the home screen.
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Contacts.
Contacts
Groups
You can use groups to organize your contacts. Your
device comes with preloaded groups, and you can
create your own. You might create a group for your
family, for coworkers, or a team. Groups make it easy
to find contacts, and you can send messages to the
members of a group.
Create a Group
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap fields to enter information about the group:
•
•
Groups tab > the
Contacts.
Menu > Create.
Tap Create group in <location> to choose
where to save the group. You can save it to a
specific account, to the device memory, or to all
accounts.
Tap Group name to enter a name for the new
group.
4.
Tap Add member and select contact(s) to add to
the new group, and then tap Done.
5.
Tap Save.
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Contacts
Rename a Group
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2.
Tap
Groups tab, and then tap a group.
3.
Tap
Menu > Edit group and enter a new name.
4.
Tap Save.
Add Contacts to a Group
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap
Add, and then tap the contact(s) you want
to add.
4.
Tap Done.
Applications
Contacts.
Groups tab, and then tap a group.
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Contacts
Send an Email to a Group
You can send an email to members of a group.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Groups tab, and then tap a group.
Menu > Send email.
Contacts.
3.
Tap
4.
Tap contacts to select them, or tap Select all, and
then tap Done. (You will only see group members
that have email addresses in their contact records.)
5.
Choose an account and follow the prompts.
Delete a Group
Preset groups, such as Family, cannot be deleted.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Groups tab.
3.
Tap
Menu > Delete groups.
4.
Select groups to delete and tap Delete.
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Contacts.
Contacts
Contact Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Contacts app.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Contacts tab.
2.
Tap
3.
Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
Applications
Contacts >
Menu > Settings.
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Contacts
Email
Use the Email app to view and
manage all your email accounts in one
application.
To access Email:
►
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
Configure Email Accounts
You can configure Email for most accounts in just a few
steps.
Apps >
Email.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your
email account.
– or –
For additional accounts, tap
Add account.
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Menu > Settings >
Email
The device communicates with the appropriate server
to set up your account and synchronize your email.
When complete, your email appears in the Inbox for the
account.
Note: To configure email account settings at any time, tap
Menu > Settings. Tap the account to display Account
settings.
Refresh Your Email Account
Refresh your account to update your email accounts.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Apps >
Email.
Refresh.
Manage Your Email Accounts
You can view email you receive for all accounts on the
Combined view screen or you can view email accounts
individually.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
•
•
Applications
Apps >
Email.
Menu at the top left of the screen to select:
Combined view: View all email in a combined
inbox.
<Account Name>: View email for only this
account.
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Email
Delete Email Accounts
To delete an Email account:
Apps >
Email.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap the account you want to delete, and then tap
Delete.
Menu > Settings.
Email Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Email app.
Apps >
Email.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
Applications
Menu > Settings.
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Email
Gallery
View, edit, and manage pictures and
videos.
View Images and Videos
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When
another application, such as Email, saves an image, a
Download folder is automatically created to contain the
image. Likewise, capturing a screenshot automatically
creates a Screenshots folder.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Menu, and then tap an option to choose the
way items display.
3.
Tap
Menu > Albums, and then tap
album to create a new album.
4.
Tap a folder to open it.
5.
Tap an image or video to view it in full screen. Scroll
left or right to view the next or previous image or
video.
Applications
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Gallery.
Create
Gallery
Zoom In and Out
Use one of the following methods to zoom in or out on
an image:
anywhere on the screen to zoom in or
• Double-tap
zoom out.
two fingers apart on any place to zoom in.
• Spread
Pinch the screen to zoom out.
Editing Images
►
While viewing an image, tap
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Applications
Menu :
Favorite: Add to the Favorites category.
Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images
and videos in the current folder.
Photo frame: Add a decorative frame to the
photo.
Photo note: Write a note on the ‘back’ of the
photo.
Copy to clipboard: Place a copy on the
clipboard.
Print: Print the image via a USB or Wi-Fi
connection. Some printers may not be
compatible with the device.
Rename: Rename the file.
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•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Applications
Buddy photo share: Share photos with friends
via face detection.
Rotate left: Rotate the picture
counter-clockwise.
Rotate right: Rotate the picture clockwise.
Crop: Resize the frame to crop the image.
Set as: Set the image as wallpaper or as a
contact’s photo.
Details: Display details about the photo.
Settings: Change the Gallery settings.
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Gallery
Deleting Images
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a folder to open it.
Gallery.
3.
In a folder, tap
Menu > Select item, select
images, and then Delete.
– or –
When viewing an single image, tap
Delete.
Sharing Images
Use one of the following methods:
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
In a folder, tap
Menu > Select item, select
images, and then tap
Share via to send them to
others or share them via social network services.
Gallery.
Menu and choose a folder to open it.
– or –
When viewing an image full screen, tap
Share via to send it to others or share it via
social network services.
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Gallery
Playing Videos
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a folder to open it.
3.
Tap a video to view it.
Apps >
Gallery.
Trimming Segments of a Video
Trim.
1.
Select a video, and then tap
2.
Use the sliders at the bottom of the screen to trim
the video. Move the start bracket to the desired
starting point, move the end bracket to the desired
ending point.
3.
Tap Done to save the video.
Gallery Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using your Gallery.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
4.
Tap
Menu > Add account to add a Google or
Facebook account.
Applications
Gallery.
Menu > Settings.
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Gallery
Internet
Access the Internet with a fully
featured web browser.
Access the Internet
►
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Internet.
Command Keys
The following command keys are available:
• page.Back or Back key to return to the previous
• Forward to go forward to a recent page.
• Refresh to reload the current page.
Applications
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Internet
Viewing Web Site
To view a web site:
►
Tap the address field, enter the web address, and
then tap Go.
To share, save, or print the current web page:
►
Tap
Menu .
To zoom in or out:
►
Tap the screen twice or pinch the screen to zoom
out and stretch the screen to zoom in.
Browser Windows
Use windows to view multiple web pages at the
same time.
To open a new window:
►
Tap
Menu > New window.
To close a window:
►
Tap
Applications
Window manager >
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Close.
Internet
Bookmarks
To bookmark the current web page:
Bookmarks > Add bookmark.
1.
Tap
2.
Enter a title, and tap Save.
To open a bookmarked web page:
►
Tap
Bookmarks and tap an entry.
History
To view a list of recently visited web pages:
►
Tap
Bookmarks > History tab.
Saved Pages
To save a web page:
►
Tap
Menu > Save page.
To view a list of saved web pages:
►
Tap
Applications
Bookmarks > Saved pages tab.
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Internet
Sharing Pages
To share a web page address with others:
►
Tap
Menu > Share via and follow the prompts.
Incognito Tabs
Pages viewed with incognito windows do not appear
within your browser history or search history, and leave
no traces (such as cookies) on your device.
Incognito tabs display
Incognito on their window.
Note: Any downloaded files will remain on your device
after you close the incognito tab.
To change to an incognito window:
►
Tap
Menu > Incognito mode.
To open a new incognito window:
1.
Tap
2.
Tap
Applications
Window manager.
Menu > New incognito window.
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Internet
Internet Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Internet app.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
Applications
Internet.
Menu > Settings.
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Internet
Memo
Create and manage text memos and
use Bluetooth to send memos to
paired Bluetooth devices.
Composing a Memo
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap Save.
Applications
Apps >
Memo.
Add, and compose the memo.
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Memo
Memo Options
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a memo to view it, then tap
3.
Choose an option:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Memo.
Menu .
Delete: Delete the memo.
Color: Choose a color for the background of the
memo.
Lock: Disable editing to the memo.
Print: Print the memo.
Share text via: Choose a method to share the
text only.
Share via: Choose a format to share the memo
file.
Deleting Memos
To delete multiple memos:
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Menu > Delete, and select the memos you
want to delete.
3.
Tap Delete.
Applications
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Memo.
Memo
Messages
Learn how to send and receive
different messages using the default
messaging app on your device.
Applications
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Messages
Types of Messages
Your default Messaging app provides the following
message types:
• Text Messages (SMS)
• Multimedia Messages (MMS)
The Short Message Service (SMS) lets you send and
receive text messages to and from other mobile phones
or email addresses. To use this feature, you may need to
subscribe to your service provider’s message service.
The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send
and receive multimedia messages (such as picture,
video, and audio messages) to and from other mobile
phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you may
need to subscribe to your service provider’s multimedia
message service.
Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the screen
and indicate when messages are received and their
type.
Applications
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Messages
Create and Send Messages
This section describes how to create a send a message
using the Messaging app.
Messages >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Compose.
2.
Tap the Enter recipient field to manually enter
a recipient or tap
Add Recipient to select a
recipient from your Contacts. You can also select
the recipient based on Groups, Favorites, or Logs.
3.
If adding a recipient from your Contacts, tap the
contact to place a check mark then tap Done. The
contact will be placed in the recipients field.
4.
Enter additional recipients by separating each entry
with a semicolon (;) and then using the previous
procedure. More recipients can be added at any
time before the message is sent.
For the Group option, if the number of recipients
is less than 10, all members in the group will be
added. You will need to delete any unnecessary
members in the list by selecting the trash can icon
and deleting unwanted entries.
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Messages
5.
Tap the Enter message field and use the onscreen
keypad to enter a message.
6.
Review your message and tap
Send.
Note: If you exit a message before you send it, the
message is automatically saved as a draft.
Applications
104
Messages
View New Messages
When you receive a new message, a new message icon
appears on the Status Bar.
To view the message:
1.
Open the Notification Panel and select the message.
For more information, please see Notification Panel.
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Messages, and then
tap the new message to view it.
2.
To play a multimedia message (audio or video), tap
Play.
3.
To scroll through the list of messages, tap the
screen and scroll up or down the page.
Applications
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Messages
Delete Messages
To delete messages, follow these steps:
Messages.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a conversation, then tap
messages.
3.
Tap each message you want to delete or tap Select
all.
4.
Tap Delete.
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Menu > Delete
Messages
Message Search
1.
You can search through your messages by using
the Message Search feature.
2.
From a Home screen, tap
3.
Tap
4.
Enter a word or phrase to search for, and then tap
Search on the keyboard.
Messages.
Menu > Search.
Messaging Settings
Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia
messages, push messages, and so on.
►
From a Home screen, tap
> the
Menu > Settings.
Applications
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Apps >
Messages
Messages
Emergency Alerts
This device is designed to receive wireless emergency
alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System
(CMAS) which may also be known as the Personal
Localized Alerting Network (PLAN). For more
information, please contact your wireless provider.
Emergency Alerts allows customers to receive
geographically-targeted messages. Alert messages are
provided by the US Department of Homeland Security
and will alert customers of imminent threats to their
safety within their area. There is no charge for receiving
an Emergency Alert message.
There are three types of Emergency Alerts:
• Alerts issued by the President
involving imminent threats to safety of life
• Alerts
(Extreme and Severe)
• AMBER Alerts (missing child alert)
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Messages
To disable Imminent Threats and AMBER Alerts,
follow the instructions below:
Messages.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
All alerts are enabled by default (check mark
showing). Tap an alert option to disable it.
Menu > Settings > Emergency alerts.
Note: Users may choose not to receive Imminent Threats
(Extreme and Severe) and AMBER Alerts. Alerts issued by
the President cannot be disabled.
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Messages
Music Player
Stream
the song
to another
device
Volume
Adjust
volume
Adjust
the sound
quality with
SoundAlive
Mark as
favorite
Shuffle
songs
Elapsed
playing
time
Repeat mode
Length of
song
Add to playlist
Pause/
Play
Scan forward or
Rewind song or go
go to next song
to previous song
View playlist
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Music Player
Listen to your favorite songs with the
Music player. Navigate through your
music library, play songs, and create
customized playlists.
Listen to Music
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a library category at the top of the screen to
view your music files.
3.
Scroll through the list of songs and tap an entry to
begin playback.
Applications
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Music.
Music Player
My Files
Access files stored on your device,
including images, videos, songs, and
sound clips.
View Files
Files stored in the device are sorted into groups:
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Select a group, and then tap a file or folder to open
it.
My Files.
Group Options
►
After selecting a group, tap
•
•
•
•
Applications
Menu for options:
Select item: Select files or folders.
Create folder: Add a folder to organize the files.
View as: Choose to view files as lists, list and
details, or thumbnails.
Sort by: Sort files or folders.
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My Files
•
•
Add shortcut: Add a shortcut to a file or folder
to the Home screen.
Settings: Customize the way the group is set up.
File Options
►
Tap
Menu > Select item, select a file or folder,
and then use one of these functions:
Share via: Send files to others or share
them.
Delete: Delete files or folders.
Tap
•
•
•
•
•
Applications
Menu for additional options:
Move: Move files or folders to another folder.
Copy: Copy files or folders to another folder.
Rename: Rename a file or folder.
Zip: Create a zip file from a folder.
Details: View file or folder details.
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Video
Change player
Video file name
Volume
Playback
position
Change
screen ratio
Pause/Play
Rewind video or go
to previous video
Applications
Pop up play
Scan forward or
go to next video
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Video
Play and manage videos stored on
your device.
To access video:
Apps >
Video.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Scroll through the videos stored on your device.
After a few seconds, each video thumbnail begins
playing a preview of the clip.
3.
Tap a video to view it.
Use Pop-Up Play
Multi task with Pop-Up Play — transform your video
player into a pop-up window. The video will continue to
play, and the pop-up window can be resized or moved
anywhere on the screen.
Apps >
Video.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a video to view it.
3.
Tap
to continue playing the video in a floating
window.
•
•
Applications
Drag the window to any location on the screen.
Use two fingers to pinch or spread to resize the
floating window.
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Video
Voice Recorder
Record voice memos and notes.
Create a Voice Recording
►
From a Home screen, tap
Voice Recorder.
•
•
•
•
•
Applications
Apps >
Tap
Recording quality to adjust the
recording quality.
Tap
Record to record an audio file.
Tap
Stop to stop recording. The file is
automatically saved.
Tap
Pause to pause the recording of an
audio file.
Tap
Cancel to cancel the recording of an
audio file.
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Voice Recorder
View Recordings
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Voice Recorder.
2.
Tap
List to view recording files.
3.
Tap
Menu :
•
•
•
•
Applications
Apps >
Share via: Select files and share them.
Delete: Select files and delete them.
Settings: Configure Voice Recorder.
End: Exit Voice Recorder.
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Voice Recorder
Settings
Configure your device’s
connections and settings, add
accounts, and customize the home
screen, apps, and features.
Settings options use an ON/OFF button to turn
• Some
the option on (
) or off (
).
For
some
options,
you
must
tap
a
field,
• address, to display and set options. such as Email
options are enabled or disabled by tapping a
• Some
checkbox. When enabled, a check mark displays.
ON
OFF
Tap check mark to remove it and disable the option.
Accessing Settings
►
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
– or –
From a Home screen, drag down from the Status
bar to display the Notification panel, and then tap
Settings.
Settings
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi is a term used for certain types of
Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN).
Wi-Fi communication requires access
to a Wireless Access Point (WAP).
Wi-Fi Direct creates a direct connection
between two or more devices using
Wi-Fi.
Turn Wi-Fi On or Off
Turning Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover and
connect to compatible in-range WAPs.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on
or off.
Settings
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Settings >
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Scan and Connect to a Wi-Fi Network
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3.
When Wi-Fi is first turned on, your device will
automatically scan for available networks and
display them.
4.
Tap the network you want to connect to.
•
•
Settings
Settings >
When you select an open network, you are
automatically connected to the network.
Otherwise, enter a password to connect.
To manually scan for networks, tap Scan.
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Manually Connect to a Wi-Fi Network
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3.
Tap Add Wi-Fi network.
4.
Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:
5.
Settings
•
•
•
Settings >
Tap Network SSID to enter the name of the
Wi-Fi network.
Tap the Security field and select a security
option and enter your password.
Tap Show advanced options if you need to
add advanced options such as Proxy settings,
IP settings, or Key management.
Tap Connect to store the new information and
connect to your target WAP.
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Status Indicators
These Status bar icons show your current Wi-Fi
connection status:
Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active,
and communicating with a Wireless Access
Point (WAP).
A Wi-Fi access point is available, but your
device is not connected to it. It may also
display if there is a communication issue
with the target Wireless Access Point (WAP).
Settings
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Settings
The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of
your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3.
Tap
Settings
•
Settings >
Menu for options:
Advanced:
-
Wi-Fi notifications: Receive a notification
when new Wi-Fi is available.
Sort by: Sort Wi-Fi networks by Alphabet or
Signal strength.
Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when
to disconnect from Wi-Fi.
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
•
•
•
•
Settings
Always allow scanning: Allow Google
location service and other apps to scan for
networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.
Auto network switch: Auto switch between
Wi-Fi networks and mobile networks.
Wi-Fi timer: Auto connect/disconnect from
Wi-Fi network according to a time limit.
Install certificates: Install authentication
certificates.
MAC address: View your device’s MAC
address, which is required when connecting
to some secured networks (not configurable).
IP address: View your device’s IP address
(not configurable).
Manage networks: Edit or remove networks.
WPS push button: Set up a connection to a
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other
equipment.
WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your
device to set up a PIN-secured connection
to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment (not
configurable).
Help: Learn about setting up and using Wi-Fi
networks, and other settings.
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows direct device-to-device connections
via Wi-Fi, without having to connect to a Wi-Fi network.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
Wi-Fi must be on to configure settings.
3.
Tap Wi-Fi Direct. Your device automatically scans
for nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices, or you can tap
Scan to start scanning.
4.
After scanning for devices, select a device, and then
follow the prompts to complete the connection.
•
Settings >
Tap Multi connect to scan for devices that
support multi connect. Select the devices and
follow the prompts to establish the connections.
Wi-Fi Direct Status Indicator
Displays when connected to another device
using Wi-Fi Direct.
Settings
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range
communications technology that
allows you to connect wirelessly to a
number of Bluetooth devices, such as
headsets and hands-free car Bluetooth
systems, and Bluetooth-enabled
computers, printers, and wireless
devices.
Note: The Bluetooth communication range is
approximately 30 feet.
Turn Bluetooth On and Off
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn
Bluetooth on or off.
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Settings >
Bluetooth
Making Your Device Visible to Other
Bluetooth Devices
When you make your device visible, other Bluetooth can
find it in a scan and initiate pairing. You can choose the
length of time your device remains visible.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn
Bluetooth on.
3.
Tap Bluetooth >
4.
Select a time period for your device to remain
visible after you turn on visibility.
Settings
Settings >
Menu > Visibility timeout.
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Bluetooth
Scan for Bluetooth Devices
When you want to pair with another Bluetooth device,
you can scan for nearby devices that are visible.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on
Bluetooth.
3.
When Bluetooth is first turned on, it scans for
nearby Bluetooth devices and displays them.
•
Settings
Settings >
To manually perform a new scan, tap Scan.
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Bluetooth
Pair Bluetooth Devices
The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish
trusted connections between your device and another
Bluetooth device.
Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a one-time
process. Once a pairing is created, the devices will
continue to recognize their partnership and exchange
information without having to re-enter a passcode.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on
Bluetooth.
3.
Make sure that the target device is discoverable, so
that your device can find it. Refer to the instructions
that came with the device to find out how to set it to
discoverable mode.
4.
Tap Scan. Your device will start to scan for
Bluetooth devices within range.
5.
When you see the name of the target device
displayed in the Bluetooth devices section, tap the
name. Your device then automatically tries to pair
with the target device. If automatic pairing fails,
enter the passcode supplied with the target device.
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Settings >
Bluetooth
Note: Due to different specifications and features of other
Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and operations may
be different, and functions such as transfer or exchange
may not be possible with all Bluetooth compatible devices.
Delete a Paired Device (Unpairing)
When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two
devices will no longer recognize each other. To connect
again, you’d need to pair the devices.
1.
Verify your Bluetooth is active.
2.
From the Bluetooth settings page, tap
next to the
previously paired device, and then tap Unpair to
delete the paired device.
Review Files Received via Bluetooth
When you receive files from another device via
Bluetooth, you can access them from Bluetooth settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap Bluetooth >
Apps >
Settings >
Menu > Received files.
Bluetooth Status Indicators
The Status bar displays
Settings
when Bluetooth is turned on.
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Bluetooth
Data Usage
Monitor your mobile data usage.
Note: Your service provider may account for data usage
differently.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
Connections tab > Data usage for options:
•
•
•
Settings
Mobile data: Enable mobile data. You can also
control Mobile Data at the Notification panel.
Set mobile data limit: Disable your mobile data
connection when the specified limit is reached.
Drag the red limit line to set the data usage limit.
Data usage cycle: Tap the menu, and then
choose a time period for data usage. Data usage
for the period displays on the graph, along with
usage by application below.
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Data Usage
2.
Tap
•
•
•
Settings
Menu :
Restrict background data: Restrict some
apps and services from working unless you are
connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Auto sync data: Set your accounts to
automatically sync.
Show Wi-Fi usage: Display a Wi-Fi tab that
shows Wi-Fi usage.
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Data Usage
Airplane Mode
Airplane mode disconnects your
device from all networks and turns off
connectivity features, such as phone
calls and Wi-Fi.
While in airplane mode, you can use
other features, such as playing music,
watching videos, and other online
applications.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
Settings >
2.
Tap More networks > Airplane mode, and then tap
ON/OFF to enable or disable the option.
Note: You can also control Airplane mode from the Device
options menu. Press and hold the Power/Lock key, and
then tap Airplane mode.
Settings
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Airplane Mode
Mobile Networks
Control your device’s access to
networks and mobile data service.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap More networks > Mobile networks for options:
•
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Mobile data: Allow your device to connect to a
mobile data network.
Data roaming: Allow your device to connect to
data services while roaming. Significantly higher
charges may result.
System select: Choose a CDMA roaming mode.
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Mobile Networks
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
Set up and manage your Virtual Private
Networks (VPNs).
Note: You must set a screen lock PIN or password before
setting up a VPN. For more information, see Lock Screen.
Adding a VPN
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
Settings >
2.
Tap More networks > VPN.
3.
Tap
Add, and follow the prompts to set up
your VPN.
Connect to a VPN
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap More networks > VPN.
3.
Tap the VPN, enter your log in information, and tap
Connect.
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Settings >
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
Edit or Delete a VPN
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Connections tab.
2.
Tap More networks > VPN.
3.
Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit or
delete.
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Settings >
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
Lock Screen
Choose a method for unlocking your
screen. Different Screen Locks have
different levels of security and options.
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Lock Screen
Set a Screen Lock
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Lock Screen
3.
Tap Screen lock to select a screen lock and level
of security:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This
option provides no security.
Face unlock: Look at your device to unlock the
screen with facial recognition.
Pattern: A screen unlock pattern is a tap
gesture you create and use to unlock your
device. This option provides medium security.
PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the
screen. This option provides medium to high
security.
Password: Create a password for unlocking the
screen. This option provides high security.
None: Never use a Lock screen.
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Lock Screen
Screen Lock Options
Swipe Only
•
•
•
Shortcuts: Set shortcuts on the Lock screen.
Unlock effect: Set the visual effect used when
unlocking the screen.
Help text: Show help information on unlocking
the screen on the Lock screen.
Face unlock Only
•
•
Improve facial recognition: Take a new photo
to improve the facial recognition.
Presence check: Requires you to blink to
unlock the screen.
Pattern Only
•
Make pattern visible: Display the pattern as
your draw it.
Face unlock, Pattern, PIN, and Password Only
•
•
Settings
Lock automatically: Screen will be locked in a
set number of time after the screen automatically
turns off.
Lock instantly with power key: Enable this
feature to instantly lock the screen when you
press the power key.
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Lock Screen
Display Settings
Wallpaper
Change the look of the home and lock screens with
wallpaper.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab > Display.
2.
Tap Wallpaper.
3.
Tap Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and
lock screens.
4.
Choose a location:
5.
Settings
•
•
•
•
Settings >
Gallery: Chose images from the Gallery app.
Live wallpapers: Choose wallpapers that move.
Photos: Choose from your Google Photos
account. (Home screen only.)
Wallpapers: Choose from preloaded images.
Tap a wallpaper to see a sample, and then tap
Set wallpaper.
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Notification Panel
Customize which Quick setting buttons appear on the
Notification Panel.
►
From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
My Device tab > Display > Notification panel.
– or –
From the Notification Panel, tap
Edit.
View all >
The following options are available:
•
Brightness adjustment: Tap to enable adjusting
the screen brightness from the Notification
Panel.
To customize which quick setting buttons appear at
the top of the Notification Panel:
►
Touch and hold, then drag buttons to reorder them.
To use the default layout:
►
Settings
Tap Reset.
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Display Settings
Adjust the Screen Brightness
Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings
or personal preference. You may also want to adjust
screen brightness to conserve battery power.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Display > Brightness to set a custom
brightness level.
Settings >
Automatically Rotate the Screen
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
Settings >
2.
Tap Display > Auto rotate screen to enable the
feature.
Set the Screen Timeout Delay
Choose how long the display screen remains lit after you
tap the screen or press any key.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Display > Screen timeout, and then choose a
time period.
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Settings >
Display Settings
Daydream (Screen Saver)
The Daydream setting controls what the screen displays
when the device is docked (dock not included), or while
charging. You can choose to display colors, or display
photos stored on your device.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Display > Daydream. Tap ON/OFF to turn
Daydream on. Configure options:
•
•
•
•
3.
Settings
Settings >
Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing
screen of colors.
Google Photos: Display pictures from your
Google Photos account. Tap
Settings for
options.
Photo Table: Display pictures in a photo table.
Tap
Settings for options.
Photo frame: Display pictures in a photo frame.
Tap
Settings for options.
Tap Start now to see a demonstration of Daydream.
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Display Settings
Change the Font Style
You can set the font style for all text that displays on the
screen.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Display > Font style to choose a font style.
•
Settings >
Tap Get fonts online to find new fonts from the
Google Play Store.
Change the Font Size
You can set the font size for all text that displays on the
screen.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Display > Font size to choose a font size.
Settings >
Show Battery Percentage
You can display the percentage of battery life in the
Status Bar.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Display > Show battery percentage to turn the
feature on.
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Settings >
Display Settings
Sound Settings
Configure the sounds and vibrations
used to indicate notifications, screen
touches, and other activities.
Adjust the Volume
Set the system volume level, and set default volume for
call ringtones, notifications, and other audio.
Tip: You can also set System volume from the home
screen by pressing the Volume key.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Volume, and then drag the sliders to
set the default volume for:
•
•
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Music, video, games and other media
Ringtone
Notifications
System
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Sound Settings
Select a Default Ringtone
Choose from preset ringtones or add your own.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Ringtones.
3.
Tap a ringtone to hear a preview, and then tap OK
to set it as your default ringtone.
Settings >
– or –
Tap Add to use an audio file as a ringtone.
Select a Default Vibration Pattern
Choose from preset vibration patterns or create your
own pattern.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Vibrations.
3.
Tap a pattern to preview it, and then tap OK to set it
as your default vibration pattern.
Settings >
– or –
Tap Create and follow the prompts to create a new
vibration pattern.
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Sound Settings
Change the Notification Sound
Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new
messages and event reminders.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Default notification sound.
3.
Tap a sound to preview it, and then tap OK to set it
as your default notification sound.
Settings >
Vibrate When Ringing
Your device can vibrate in addition to ringing when you
receive a call.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Vibrate when ringing to turn the
feature on.
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Settings >
Sound Settings
Play Tones When Entering a Phone
Number
Play tone when the dialing keypad is tapped.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Dialing keypad tone to turn the
feature on.
Settings >
Play Tones When Touching or Tapping
the Screen
Play tones when you touch or tap the screen to make
selections.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Touch sounds to turn the feature on.
Settings >
Set the Screen Lock Sound
Play a sound when you unlock the screen.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Screen lock sound to turn the
feature on.
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Settings >
Sound Settings
Select an Emergency Tone
Set an alert tone or vibration when receiving an
emergency message.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Emergency tone and select Off, Alert,
or Vibrate.
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Settings >
Sound Settings
Play a Sound When Using the
Samsung Keyboard
Play a tone when keys are tapped on the
Samsung Keyboard.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab > Sound.
2.
Tap Key-tap sound to enable auditory feedback
when you touch an onscreen key.
Settings >
More Settings
Adjust the sound to your personal preferences using
Adapt Sound.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Sound > Adapt Sound and follow the onscreen
prompts.
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Settings >
Sound Settings
Home Screen Mode
Switch between the default screen
layout and a simpler layout. The Easy
Mode layout has larger text and icons,
making for a more straightforward
visual experience.
To enable Easy Mode:
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
My device tab > Home screen mode.
2.
Tap Easy mode to enable this feature. When Easy
mode is enabled, you can scroll down the page and
select which apps you want to appear on the Home
screens.
3.
Tap Apply.
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Home Screen Mode
Call Settings
Customize your Calls.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab > Call.
2.
Tap an option to customize:
Settings
•
•
•
•
Apps >
Settings >
Call block: Manage your blocked calls.
Set up call rejection message: Choose or
create a call rejection message.
Answering/ending calls: Choose alternative
methods for answering and ending calls.
Turn off screen during calls: Tap to enable this
feature.
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Call Settings
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Settings
Call alerts: Set up call alert settings.
Call accessories: Set accessory options for
calls.
Ringtones and keypad tones: Choose options
for your ringtones, vibrations, and keypad.
Personalize call sound: Choose a call sound
according to your preference.
Noise reduction: Tap to enable this feature.
Voicemail service: Choose a service for your
voicemail.
Voicemail settings: Customize your voicemail
dialing shortcut.
Sound: Choose a default ringtone.
Vibrate: Set your phone to vibrate.
Auto retry: Set up your phone to automatically
retry calling when there is no answer.
TTY mode: Choose a TTY mode.
Hearing aids: Improve the sound quality of your
phone for use with hearing aids.
DTMF tones: Set length of DTMF tones.
Voice privacy: Tap to enable Enhanced privacy
mode.
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Call Settings
Blocking Mode
Turn off notifications for
selected features.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Blocking mode.
3.
Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on and configure
these options:
•
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Tap Block incoming calls to block all calls
except for the people on your allowed list.
Tap Turn off notifications to block all
notifications.
Tap Turn off alarm and timer to block all
alarms.
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Blocking Mode
•
The SET TIME option allows you to set Blocking
mode for a specific time range or to always keep
it on.
•
•
Tap the Always field to disable it and
configure the From and To time fields.
Allowed contacts: Add contacts to your allowed
list.
Allowed contact list: Manage your allowed list.
Note: When Blocking Mode is enabled,
Status Bar.
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displays in the
Blocking Mode
Hands-Free Mode
Hands-Free mode allows you to have
notifications read out loud to you, so
that you don’t have to look at your
screen.
To enable Hands-free features:
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > My device tab > Hands-free mode.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to enable Hands-Free mode.
3.
Tap any of the following features to turn it on or off:
Settings
•
•
•
•
Incoming call: Read out caller’s information
when receiving incoming calls.
Message: Read out sender’s information when
new messages arrive.
Alarm: Read out alarm information when alarms
sound.
Schedule: Read out scheduled alarm
information when alarms sound.
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Hands-Free Mode
Power Saving
Conserve battery power by
automatically adjusting the screen
brightness, limiting the performance of
the CPU, and other power reduction
activities.
Ultra power saving mode saves even
more battery power by using a gray
scale theme on the Home screen and
limiting the number of usable apps.
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Power Saving
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Power saving for options:
•
•
•
•
Settings >
Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
Tap CPU power saving: This limits the maximum
performance of the CPU.
Tap Screen power saving: This uses low power
level for the screen.
Tap Learn about power saving to learn more
about power saving.
Tip: Tap
Menu > Help to display more information
about conserving power.
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Power Saving
Accessibility
Accessibility services are special
features that make using the device
easier for those with certain physical
disabilities.
Note: You can download additional accessibility
applications from the Google Play Store.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Accessibility for options:
Settings
•
•
•
•
Settings >
Auto rotate screen: Tap to enable this feature.
Screen timeout: Tap to select a time period.
Speak passwords: Read the characters aloud
as you enter your passwords.
Answering/ending calls: Choose alternative
ways to answer and end calls.
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Accessibility
•
•
Show shortcut: Enable to add accessibility
settings under device options when you press
and hold the power key.
Manage accessibility: Export your accessibility
settings and share them with another device.
Services
•
TalkBack: Speak feedback aloud to help blind
and low-vision users.
-
TalkBack can collect all of the text you enter,
except passwords, including personal data
and credit card numbers. It may also log your
user interface interactions with the device.
Additional accessibility apps may be downloaded
from the Google Play Store. Certain accessibility
services you install may be configured here.
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Accessibility
Vision
•
•
•
•
•
•
Settings
Font size: Set the font size.
Magnification gestures: Use exaggerated
gestures such as triple-tapping, double pinching,
and dragging two fingers across the screen.
Negative colors: Reverse the display
of onscreen colors from White text on a
Black background to Black text on a White
background.
Notification reminder: Play a beep when a
notification has been missed.
Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable
accessibility features in two quick steps. Tap ON
to turn the feature on.
Text-to-speech options: Set your preferred TTS
engine and options. For more information, see
Text-To-Speech Options.
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Hearing
•
•
•
Sound balance: Use the slider to set the Left
and Right balance when using a stereo device.
Mono audio: Switch audio from stereo to mono
for use with one earphone.
Turn off all sounds: For privacy, turn off all
notifications and audio.
Mobility
•
•
Assistant menu: Improve the device
accessibility for users with reduced dexterity.
Touch and hold delay: Select a time interval for
this tap gesture.
Recognition
•
Settings
Interaction control: Block areas of the screen
from touch interaction. Disable Auto rotate
screen and hard key functions. Only show
application notifications in the Notification Panel
and the Status bar.
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Accessibility
Language and Input Settings
Configure your device’s language and
input settings.
Set Your Default Language
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Language and input > Language.
3.
Select a language from the list.
Settings >
Select Your Default Keyboard or Input
Method
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Language and input > Default.
3.
Select a keyboard.
Settings >
Note: Additional keyboards can be downloaded from the
Google Play Store.
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Language and Input Settings
Samsung Keyboard Settings
Configure options for using the Samsung keyboard.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Language and input.
3.
Tap
Settings next to Samsung keyboard for
options:
•
•
•
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Portrait keyboard types: Choose a keyboard
layout.
Numbers and symbols: Choose a keyboard
layout when using numbers and symbols.
Input language: Choose which languages are
available on the keyboard. To switch between
languages, slide the space bar sideways.
Predictive text: Allow Predictive text to suggest
words matching your text entries, and, optionally,
complete common words automatically.
Predictive text can learn your personal writing
style from your contacts, messages, Gmail, and
social networking sites — improving its accuracy
of predicting your text entries.
Additional keyboard settings provide assistance
with capitalization, punctuation, and much more.
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Language and Input Settings
Google Voice Typing Settings
Speak rather than type your text entries using Google
Voice Typing.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Language and input.
3.
Tap
Settings next to Google voice typing for
options:
•
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Choose input languages: Select languages for
Google voice typing.
Block offensive words: Hide words many
people find offensive are in results of Google
voice searches. Offensive words are replaced in
results with a placeholder (####).
Offline speech recognition: Download and
install speech recognition engines, allowing you
to use voice input while not connected to the
network.
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Language and Input Settings
Voice Search
Use Google voice recognition to perform Google
searches using spoken commands.
To perform a voice search, tap in the Google search
bar or widget. Or say “Ok Google” to launch a Google
search (if the hotword detection option is enabled).
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Language and input > Voice search for
options.
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Tap “Ok Google” hotword detection to launch
a Google search whenever you say “Ok Google.”
Additional options include selecting a default
language, blocking offensive words, and more.
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Language and Input Settings
Text-To-Speech Options
Configure your Text-To-Speech (TTS) options. TTS
is used for various accessibility features, such as
TalkBack. For more information, see Accessibility.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Language and input > Text-to-speech options
for options:
•
•
•
Settings >
Choose either the Samsung or Goggle text-tospeech engine. Tap
Settings next to each
TTS engine for options.
Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text is
spoken.
Listen to an example: Play a sample of speech
synthesis (available if voice data is installed).
Mouse/Trackpad Settings
Configure settings for using an optional mouse or
trackpad (not included).
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab.
2.
Tap Language and input > Pointer speed: Set the
speed of the pointer.
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Settings >
Language and Input Settings
Motions
Control your device by making specific
gestures with your hand above the
device’s screen.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My device tab > Motion.
2.
Touch ON/OFF to enable each feature:
•
•
Settings >
Smart alert: Your device will vibrate when you
pick it up to notify you about missed calls and
messages.
Turn over to mute/pause: Mute incoming calls,
alarms, and pause media by turning the device
over.
Note: To view a tutorial tap
Apps > Settings >
My device tab > Motion > Learn about Motions.
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Motions
Accounts
Set up and manage accounts,
including your Google Account,
Samsung account, email, and social
networking accounts.
Depending on the account, you can
choose to synchronize your calendar,
contacts, and other types of content.
Add an Account
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Accounts tab.
2.
Tap Add account.
3.
Tap one of the account types.
4.
Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and set
up the account.
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Settings >
Accounts
Synchronize Accounts
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Accounts tab.
2.
Tap Accounts > (account type).
3.
Tap an account to view the sync settings for that
account.
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Check individual data items to sync.
Tap
Sync to synchronize the account.
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Accounts
Account Settings
Each account has its own set of settings. In addition,
you can configure common settings for all accounts of
the same type.
Note: Account settings and available features vary
between account types and service providers. Contact
your service provider for more information on your
account’s settings.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Accounts tab.
2.
Tap Accounts > (account type).
Settings
•
•
Settings >
Tap an account to configure that account’s
settings.
Tap Settings or other available options to
configure common settings for all accounts of
this type.
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Accounts
Delete an Account
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Accounts tab.
2.
Tap Accounts > (account type).
3.
Tap the account, and then tap Remove account.
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Settings >
Accounts
Backup and Reset
Back up your data to Google servers.
You can also reset your device to its
factory defaults.
Backup and Restore
Enable backup of your information to Google servers.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Accounts tab.
2.
Tap Backup and reset for options:
•
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Back up my data: Enable back up of application
data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to
Google servers.
Backup account: Select a Google account to be
used as your backup account.
Automatic restore: Enable automatic restoration
of settings from Google servers. When enabled,
backed-up settings are restored when you
reinstall an application.
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Backup and Reset
Factory Data Reset
Return your device to its factory defaults.
Warning: This action permanently erases ALL data from
the device, including Google or other account settings,
system and application data and settings, downloaded
applications, as well as your music, photos, videos, and
other files.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Accounts tab.
2.
Tap Backup and reset > Factory data reset.
3.
Tap Reset device and follow the prompts to perform
the reset.
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Settings >
Backup and Reset
Location Services
Some apps, such as Google maps,
may require one or more location
services be turned on for full
functionality.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More tab > Location services.
2.
Tap an option to turn it on or off:
•
•
•
•
•
Settings
Settings >
Access to my location: Allow apps that have
asked your permission to use your location
information.
Use GPS satellites: Allow apps to use GPS to
pinpoint your location.
Use wireless networks: Allow apps to use
Google’s location service to estimate your
location faster.
My Places: Save you favorite locations.
Camera: Allows the application to use your
location data.
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Location Services
My Places
You can save your favorite locations for use with
services that require location information. This
information can improve your search results and other
location-related activities.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More tab > Location services.
2.
Tap My places.
•
•
•
Settings >
Tap a category to add a location:
Tap
Add to add additional categories.
Tap
Menu > Delete to delete a custom
category.
Note: Home, Office, and Car cannot be deleted.
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Location Services
Security
Secure your device and protect your
data with Security settings.
Encrypt Your Data
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your
device each time you power it on or encrypt the data on
a memory card (not included) each time it is connected.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Security for options:
Settings
•
•
Apps >
Settings >
Tap Encrypt device and follow the prompts to
encrypt all data on your device.
Tap Encrypt external SD card to encrypt data
on a memory card (not included).
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Security
Reactivation Lock
Use your Samsung account to stop other people from
reactivating your device after it has been reset.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Security > Reactivation lock to turn the
feature on.
Settings >
View Passwords
Display password characters briefly as you type them.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Security > Make passwords visible to turn the
feature on.
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Settings >
Security
Device Administration
Manage your device administrators and application
installation privileges.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Security for options:
•
•
•
Apps >
Settings >
Device administrators: Add or remove device
administrators.
Unknown sources: Enable installation of
non-Google Play applications.
Verify apps: Block or warn before installing
apps that may cause harm.
Warning: Enabling installation of third-party applications
can cause your device and personal data to be more
vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.
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Security
Credential Storage
Manage your security certificates. If a certificate
authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or for some
other reason you do not trust it, you can disable or
remove it.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Security for options:
•
•
•
•
Settings
Apps >
Settings >
Storage type: Select a storage location for
credential contents.
Trusted credentials: Display certificates in your
device’s ROM and other certificates you have
installed.
Install from phone storage: Install a new
certificate from storage.
Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents
from the device and reset the password.
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Security
Application Manager
You can download and install new
applications on your device. Use
Application manager settings to
manage your downloaded and
preloaded applications.
Warning: Because this device can be configured with
system software not provided by or supported by Google
or any other company, end-users operate these devices at
their own risk.
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Application Manager
Memory Usage
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or
Running applications.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More tab > Application manager.
2.
Swipe across the screen to display DOWNLOADED,
SD CARD, RUNNING, or ALL to display memory
usage for that category of applications.
Settings >
The graph on the DOWNLOADED tab shows
used and free device memory. The graph on the
RUNNING tab shows used and free RAM.
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Application Manager
Downloaded
Displays apps you have downloaded on your device.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More tab > Application manager.
2.
Tap DOWNLOADED to view a list of all the
downloaded applications on your device.
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3.
To switch the order of the DOWNLOADED list,
tap
Menu > Sort by size, or sort by name.
To reset all of your application preferences, tap
Menu > Reset app preferences.
Tap an application to view and update information
about the application. The following options are
displayed:
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Settings
Settings >
Force stop: Stop an app. Restart your device
if stopping an app, process, or service causes
your device to stop working correctly.
Uninstall updates: Delete the application from
the device.
Turn off: Stop running the application.
Move to SD card: Move this app to your
microSD card.
Clear data: Clear application data from memory.
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Application Manager
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Clear cache: Clear an application’s temporary
memory storage.
Clear defaults: Clear an application’s
customization.
Permissions: View information about the
application’s access to your device and data.
SD Card
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your memory
card (not included).
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More tab > Application manager.
2.
Tap SD CARD to view a list of all the downloaded
applications on your SD card.
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Settings >
To switch the order of the SD CARD list, tap
Menu > Sort by size, or sort by name.
To reset your application preferences, tap
Menu > Reset app preferences.
Note: When you reset app preferences, you will not lose
any app data.
3.
Settings
Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage,
default settings, and permissions.
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Application Manager
Running Services
View and control services running on your device.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More tab > Application manager.
2.
Tap RUNNING to view a list of running services.
Settings >
All the applications that are currently running on the
device display.
3.
Tap Show cached processes to display all
the cached processes that are running. Tap
Show services in use to switch back.
4.
Tap one of the applications to view application
information.
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Stop: Stops the application from running
on the device. This is usually done prior to
uninstalling the application. (Not all services
can be stopped. Stopping services may have
undesirable consequences on the application or
Android System.)
Report: Report failure and other application
information.
Note: Options vary by application.
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Application Manager
Battery
View how battery power is used for
device activities.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Battery for options:
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Settings >
Battery Chart: The battery level displays as a
percentage. The amount of time the battery has
been used also displays.
Apps and OS Usage: Battery usage displays in
percentages per application.
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Apps >
Tap Screen, Android System, Android OS,
or an app to view they are affecting battery
use.
Show battery percentage: Display the battery
charge percentage on the Status bar.
Tap
Refresh to update the listing.
Note: Other applications may be running that affect battery
use.
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Battery
Storage
View the device memory and usage, or
mount, unmount, or format an optional
memory card (not included).
Device Memory
View and manage the memory used by the device.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Storage.
Settings
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Apps >
Settings >
The DEVICE MEMORY displays Total space and
Available space.
The amounts of memory used by Applications,
Pictures and videos, Audio, Downloads, Cached
data, and Miscellaneous files are also displayed.
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Storage
To increase available memory:
1.
Tap Cached data to clear all cached data for all
apps.
2.
Tap Miscellaneous files, select unnecessary files
(or tap Select all), and then tap
Delete.
Memory Card (SD Card)
Once an optional memory card (not included) has been
installed in your device, the card memory displays as
Total space and Available space.
Install a Memory Card
You can use an optional microSD or microSDHC card
(not included) to add additional memory space to your
device.
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Storage
1.
Remove the back cover. For more information, see
Remove the Back Cover.
2.
With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide
the memory card into the slot, pushing gently until it
clicks into place.
3.
Replace the back cover. For more information, see
Replace the Back Cover.
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Storage
Mount a Memory Card
When you install an optional memory card, it is
automatically mounted (connected to the device) and
prepared for use. However, should you unmount the
card without removing it from the device, you will need to
mount it before it can be accessed.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Storage > Mount SD card.
Settings >
Unmount an SD Card
To prevent damage to information stored on the memory
card, always unmount the card before removing it from
the device.
Unmounting an SD card may stop some applications
from functioning until you mount the SD card again.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Storage > Unmount SD card.
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Settings >
Storage
Remove a Memory Card
Warning: To prevent damage to information stored on the
memory card, unmount the card before removing it from
the device.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Storage > Unmount SD card.
3.
Remove the back cover. For more information, see
Replace the Back Cover.
4.
Gently press inward on the memory card so that it
pops out from the slot and carefully pull the card
out.
5.
Replace the back cover. For more information, see
Remove the Back Cover.
Settings >
Formatting an SD Card
Warning: When formatting an SD card, you should backup
your music and photo files that are stored on the card
because formatting the SD card deletes all the stored data.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Storage > Format SD card and follow the
prompts.
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Settings >
Storage
Date and Time Settings
By default, your device receives date
and time information from the wireless
network.
When you are outside network
coverage, you may want to set date
and time information manually using
the date and time settings.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap Date and time.
3.
Set the date, time, time zone, time format, and date
format.
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Settings >
Date and Time Settings
About Your Device
View information about your device,
including status, legal information,
hardware and software versions, and a
tutorial.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap About device, and then tap items for more
details:
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Settings
Settings >
Software update: Check for software updates.
Status: View the status of the battery, network,
and other information about your device.
Legal information: View your device’s open
source licenses and Google legal information.
Device name: View and change your device’s
name.
Additional device information includes the Model
number, Android version, Build number, and
more.
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About Your Device
Software Update
Use Software update to update your device’s software.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
More tab.
2.
Tap About device > Software update.
3.
Follow the prompts to check for available software
updates to download and install.
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Settings >
About Your Device