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English (EU). 02/2013. Rev. 1.0
GT-P5110
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Contents
Assembling......................................................... 11
Unpack .................................................................................................. 11
Device layout ...................................................................................... 12
Keys ......................................................................................................... 14
Charge the battery ........................................................................... 14
Insert a memory card (optional) ................................................ 17
Getting started................................................... 19
Turn on or off your device ............................................................. 19
Use the touch screen ....................................................................... 20
Lock or unlock the touch screen and the keys ..................... 23
Get to know the Home screen .................................................... 23
Access applications .......................................................................... 28
Launch multiple applications ...................................................... 31
Customise your device ................................................................... 31
Enter text .............................................................................................. 36
Web and GPS-based services............................. 38
Internet .................................................................................................. 38
Game Hub ............................................................................................ 42
Maps ....................................................................................................... 42
Navigation ............................................................................................ 44
Local ........................................................................................................ 44
Play Store .............................................................................................. 45
Readers Hub ........................................................................................ 46
Samsung Apps ................................................................................... 46
S Suggest .............................................................................................. 47
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YouTube ................................................................................................ 47
Voice Search ........................................................................................ 48
Communication.................................................. 49
Google Mail ......................................................................................... 49
Email ....................................................................................................... 51
Talk .......................................................................................................... 53
ChatON .................................................................................................. 54
Messenger ............................................................................................ 55
Google+ ................................................................................................ 55
Entertainment..................................................... 56
Camera .................................................................................................. 56
Video Player ......................................................................................... 64
Gallery .................................................................................................... 67
Photo Editor ........................................................................................ 70
Video Editor ......................................................................................... 71
Music Player ........................................................................................ 73
Music Hub ............................................................................................ 76
Personal information......................................... 77
Contacts ................................................................................................ 77
S Planner ............................................................................................... 79
Memo ..................................................................................................... 81
Connectivity........................................................ 82
USB connections ............................................................................... 82
Wi-Fi ........................................................................................................ 84
Wi-Fi Direct .......................................................................................... 87
AllShare Play ........................................................................................ 88
Bluetooth .............................................................................................. 91
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GPS .......................................................................................................... 93
VPN connections ............................................................................... 94
Tools..................................................................... 97
Alarm ...................................................................................................... 97
Calculator ............................................................................................. 98
Downloads ........................................................................................... 98
Dropbox ................................................................................................ 99
My Files ................................................................................................ 100
Polaris Office ..................................................................................... 102
Google ................................................................................................. 104
World Clock ....................................................................................... 104
Settings............................................................. 105
Access the setting options .......................................................... 105
Wi-Fi ...................................................................................................... 105
Bluetooth ............................................................................................ 105
Data usage ......................................................................................... 105
More settings .................................................................................... 106
Blocking mode ................................................................................. 107
Sound ................................................................................................... 107
Display ................................................................................................. 107
Storage ................................................................................................ 108
Power saving mode ....................................................................... 108
Battery ................................................................................................. 109
Application manager .................................................................... 109
Location services ............................................................................. 109
Lock screen ........................................................................................ 109
Security ................................................................................................ 110
Language and input ...................................................................... 111
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Back up and reset ............................................................................ 113
Add account ...................................................................................... 114
Accessory ............................................................................................ 114
Date and time ................................................................................... 114
Accessibility ....................................................................................... 114
Developer options .......................................................................... 116
About device ..................................................................................... 117
Troubleshooting............................................... 118
Index.................................................................. 121
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Assembling
Unpack
Check your product box for the following items:
●● Mobile device
●● Quick start guide
Use only Samsung-approved software. Pirated or illegal
software may cause damage or malfunctions that are
not covered by your manufacturer's warranty.
The items supplied with your device and available
accessories may vary depending on your region or
service provider.
●● You can buy additional accessories from your local
Samsung retailer.
●● The supplied items are designed only for your device
and may not be compatible with other devices.
●● Other accessories may not be compatible with your
device.
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Device layout
››Front view
1
2
3
4
3
Number
Function
1
Front camera lens
2
Light sensor
3
Speaker
4
Touch screen
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››Rear view
9
5
10
6
11
7
12
8
Number
Function
5
Rear camera lens
6
Headset jack
7
GPS antenna1
8
Microphone
9
Memory card slot
10 Power/Reset/Lock key
11 Volume key
12 Multifunction jack
1.Do not touch or cover the area around the antenna with your
hands or other objects while using the GPS functions.
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Keys
Key
Function
Power/
Reset1/
Lock
Turn on the device (press and hold);
Access the device options (press
and hold); Reset the device (press
and hold for 8-10 seconds); Turn off
and lock the touch screen or turn it
on.
Volume
Adjust the device’s volume.
Charge the battery
Before using the device for the first time or when the battery
has been unused for an extended period, you must charge
the battery. Charge the battery only with a charger. You
cannot charge the battery with a USB cable.
You cannot replace the battery in the device. If you have
problems with the battery or need it replaced, take the device
to a Samsung Service Centre.
Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables.
Unapproved chargers or cables may cause batteries to
explode or damage your device.
1.If your device experiences fatal errors, hanging, or freezing, you
may need to reset the device to regain functionality.
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When your battery is low, the device will emit a
warning tone and show a low battery message.
Recharge your battery to continue using your device.
●● If the battery is completely discharged, you cannot
turn on the device, even while it is charging. Allow a
depleted battery to charge for a few minutes before
you try to turn on the device.
●● The shape of the USB power adapter may differ
depending on your region.
●●
1 Connect the USB cable to the USB power adapter and
then plug the end of the USB cable into the multifunction
jack.
Connecting the USB cable improperly may cause
serious damage to the device or USB power adapter.
Any damage caused by misuse is not covered by the
warranty.
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2 Plug the USB power adapter into a power outlet.
If the device receives an unstable power supply while
charging, the touch screen may not function. If this
happens, unplug the USB cable from the device.
●● The device may heat up while charging. This is
normal and should not affect your device’s lifespan or
performance.
●● If your device is not charging properly, take your
device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre.
●●
3 When the battery is fully charged, first unplug the USB
cable from the device, and then unplug the USB power
adapter from the electrical socket.
To save energy, unplug the USB power adapter when
not in use. The USB power adapter does not have a
power switch, so you must unplug the USB power
adapter from the electrical socket when not in use to
avoid wasting power. The device should remain close to
the electrical socket while charging.
››Reduce the battery consumption
Your device provides options that help you save battery
power. By customising these options and deactivating
features in the background, you can use the device longer
between charges:
●● When you are not using your device, switch to Sleep mode
by pressing the Power key.
●● Close unnecessary applications with the task manager.
●● Deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
●● Deactivate the Wi-Fi feature.
●● Deactivate auto-syncing of applications.
●● Decrease the backlight time.
●● Decrease the brightness of the display.
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Insert a memory card (optional)
Your device accepts memory cards with maximum capacities
of 32 GB. Depending on the memory card manufacturer and
type, some memory cards may not be compatible with your
device.
Samsung uses approved industry standards for memory
cards, but some brands may not be fully compatible
with your device. Using an incompatible memory card
may damage your device or the memory card. It may
also corrupt data saved on the memory card.
Your device supports only the FAT file structure for
memory cards. If you insert a memory card formatted
with a different file structure, your device will ask you
to reformat the memory card.
●● Frequent writing and erasing of data will shorten the
lifespan of your memory cards.
●● When you insert a memory card into your device,
the memory card’s file directory will appear in the
extSdCard folder.
●●
1 Open the cover of the memory card slot.
2 Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts
facing downwards.
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3 Push the memory card into the memory card slot until it
4
locks in place.
Close the cover of the memory card slot.
››Remove a memory card
Ensure that the device is not currently accessing the memory
card.
1 In the application list, select Settings → Storage →
2
3
4
5
Unmount SD card → OK.
Open the cover of the memory card slot.
Push the memory card gently until it disengages from the
device.
Remove the memory card.
Close the cover of the memory card slot.
Do not remove a memory card while the device is
transferring or accessing information, as this could
result in loss of data or damage to the memory card or
device.
››Format a memory card
Formatting your memory card on a computer may cause
incompatibilities with your device. Format the memory card
only on the device.
In the application list, select Settings → Storage → Format
SD card → Format SD card → Erase everything.
Before formatting the memory card, remember to make
backup copies of all important data. The manufacturer’s
warranty does not cover loss of data resulting from user
actions.
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Getting started
Turn on or off your device
To turn on your device, press and hold the Power key.
If you are turning on your device for the first time, follow
the on-screen instructions to set up your device. You
must sign in to Google or create a Google account to
use applications that interact with the Google server.
To turn off your device, press and hold the Power key, and
then select Power off → OK.
●● Follow all posted warnings and directions from
approved personnel in areas where the use of wireless
devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals.
●● To use only your device’s non-network features,
switch to Flight mode. ► p. 106
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Use the touch screen
Your device’s touch screen lets you easily select items or
perform functions. Learn basic actions for using the touch
screen.
●● Do not press the touch screen with your fingertips,
or use sharp tools on the touch screen. Doing so may
damage the touch screen or cause it to malfunction.
●● Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact
with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges
can cause the touch screen to malfunction.
●● Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact
with liquids. The touch screen may malfunction in
humid conditions or when exposed to liquids.
●● Leaving the touch screen idle for extended periods
may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting.
Turn off the touch screen when you do not use the
device.
For optimal use of the touch screen, remove the
screen protection film before using your device.
●● Your touch screen has a layer that detects small
electrical charges emitted by the human body. For
best performance, tap the touch screen with your
fingertip. The touch screen will not react to touches
from sharp objects, such as a stylus or pen.
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Control your touch screen with the following actions:
Tap
Touch once to select or launch a
menu, option, or application.
Tap and hold
Tap an item and hold it for more than
2 seconds.
Drag
Tap an item and move it to a new
location.
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Double-tap
Tap an item twice quickly.
Flick
Briskly scroll up, down, left, or right to
move through lists or screens.
Pinch
Place two of your fingers far apart,
and then pinch them together.
Your device turns off the touch screen when you do
not use it for a specified period. To turn on the screen,
press the Power key.
●● You can set the length of time that the device waits
before turning off the screen. In the application list,
select Settings → Display → Screen timeout.
●●
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Lock or unlock the touch screen and the
keys
When you do not use the device for a specified period, your
device turns off the touch screen and locks the touch screen
and the keys automatically to prevent unintended operations.
To lock the touch screen and the keys manually, press the
Power key.
To unlock them, turn on the screen by pressing the Power
key, tap anywhere on the screen, and then drag your finger
outside of the large circle.
You can activate the screen lock feature to prevent
others from using or accessing your personal data and
information saved in your device. ► p. 34
Get to know the Home screen
From the Home screen, you can view your device’s status and
access applications.
The Home screen has multiple panels. Scroll left or right to
view the panels on the Home screen. You can also select one
of the dots at the top of the screen to move directly to the
corresponding panel.
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››System bar
From the system bar at the bottom of the screen, you can
quickly navigate screen, view system information, and more.
1
Number
2
3
4
5
6
Function
1
Return to the previous screen.
2
Return to the Home screen; Access the Google
search widget or Google Now (tap and hold).
3
Open the list of recent applications.
4
Launch the application that you specified as
the quick launch shortcut. You can change this
quick launch shortcut by selecting Settings →
Display → Quick launch.
5
Open the mini apps panel.
6
View the current time and your device’s status;
Open the notifications panel.
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››Indicator icons
Icons shown on the display may vary depending on
your region or service provider.
Icon
Definition
Wi-Fi AP connected
Bluetooth feature activated
GPS-based services in use
Connected to computer
New message
Alarm activated
Flight mode activated
Error occurred or caution required
Battery power level
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››Use the notifications panel
To open the notifications panel, tap the right bottom of the
screen. To hide the panel, select .
From the notifications panel, you can view your device’s
current status and use the following options:
●● Wi-Fi: Activate or deactivate the Wi-Fi feature. ► p. 84
●● GPS: Activate or deactivate the GPS feature. ► p. 93
●● Sound: Activate or deactivate Silent mode. You can mute
your device or set it to vibrate in Silent mode.
●● Screen rotation: Allow or prevent the interface from
rotating when you rotate the device.
●● Power saving: Activate or deactivate Power saving mode.
●● Blocking mode: Activate or deactivate Blocking mode. In
blocking mode, the device will block notifications. To select
which notifications will be blocked, select Settings →
Blocking mode.
●● Bluetooth: Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
► p. 91
●● Sync: Activate or deactivate auto-syncing of applications.
The options available may vary depending on your
region or service provider.
››Move an item on the Home screen
Tap and hold an item, and then drag
it to a new location.
You can add an item to a new folder
or move it to a new panel. Tap and
hold the item, and then drag it to
Create folder or Create page.
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››Remove an item from the Home screen
Tap and hold an item, and then drag it to the rubbish bin.
››Add or remove a panel from the Home screen
You can add or remove Home screen panels to organise
widgets.
1 On the Home screen, place two fingers on the screen and
2
3
pinch them together to switch to Edit mode.
Add, remove, or reorganise panels:
●● To remove a panel, tap and hold the panel’s thumbnail
image, and then drag it to the rubbish bin.
●● To add a new panel, select
.
●● To set the main panel of the Home screen, select
.
●● To change the order of panels, tap and hold the panel’s
thumbnail image, and then drag it to a new location.
Select
to return to the previous screen.
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››Use widgets
Widgets are small applications that provide convenient
functions and information on your Home screen.
The widgets available may vary depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In the application list, select Widgets to open the widget
2
3
panel.
Scroll left or right on the widget panel to find a widget.
Tap and hold a widget to add it to the Home screen.
Access applications
Launch applications and take full advantage of features on
your device. You can reorganise the application list to match
your preferences, or download applications from the Internet
to enhance your device’s functionality.
1 On the Home screen, select
2
3
4
to access the application
list.
Scroll left or right to another screen.
You can also select one of the dots at the bottom of the
screen to move directly to the corresponding screen.
Select an application.
Select
to return to the previous screen. Select
to
return to the Home screen.
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You can add an application shortcut to the Home
screen by tapping and holding an icon in the
application list.
●● If you rotate the device while using some features, the
interface will rotate as well. To prevent the interface
from rotating, tap the right bottom of the screen to
open the notifications panel, and then select Screen
rotation.
●●
››Organise applications
You can change the order of applications in the application
list or group them into categories.
1 In the application list, select → Edit.
2 Tap and hold an application icon.
3 Organise applications:
To move the application, drag it to a new location.
●● To add the application to a new folder, drag it to Create
folder.
●● To move the application to a new panel, drag it to
Create page.
●● To uninstall the application, drag it to Uninstall.
When you drag the application icon to App info, you
can view information about the application.
●●
4 Select Save.
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››Download an application
1 In the application list, select Play Store or Samsung
2
Apps.
Search for an application and download it to the device.
To install applications that you downloaded from
other sources, you must select Settings → Security →
Unknown sources.
››Uninstall an application
1 In the application list, select → Uninstall.
2 Select on an application icon and then select OK.
You can uninstall only the applications that you have
downloaded.
››Access recently-used applications
1 Select
2
to view the applications you have accessed
recently.
Select an application.
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Launch multiple applications
Your device allows you to multitask by running multiple
applications at the same time. To launch multiple
while using an application. Then
applications, select
select another application to launch from the Home screen.
››Manage applications
You can manage multiple applications with the task manager.
1 Select
2
→ Task manager → Active applications.
The task manager launches and shows active applications.
Control active applications:
●● To switch applications, select one from the list.
●● To close an application, select End.
●● To close all active applications, select End all.
Customise your device
Get more from your device by changing settings to match
your preferences.
››Change the display language
1 In the application list, select Settings → Language and
2
input → Language.
Select a language.
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››Turn on or off the touch tones
In the application list, select Settings → Sound → Touch
sounds.
››Adjust the device’s volume
1 Press the Volume key up or down.
2 Select and drag the sliders to adjust the volume level
for each sound.
››Switch to Silent mode
To mute or unmute your device, do one of the following:
●● Tap the right bottom of the screen to open the notifications
panel, and then select Sound.
●● Press and hold the Power key, and then select
.
››Select a wallpaper for the Home screen
1 On the Home screen, tap and hold the empty area.
2 Select Set wallpaper → Home screen → an image folder
→ an image.
››Change the display font
1 In the application list, select Settings → Display → Font
2
style.
Select a font.
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››Adjust the brightness of the display
Your device includes a light sensor, which can detect the
level of ambient light and adjust the brightness of the display
automatically. You can also manually set the brightness of the
display.
The brightness of the display will affect how quickly the
device consumes battery power.
Set your device to adjust the brightness
automatically
1 In the application list, select Settings → Display →
2
3
Brightness.
Select the tick box next to Automatic brightness.
Select OK.
The device will increase the brightness in bright
surroundings and decrease the brightness in dim
surroundings automatically.
Adjust the brightness manually
1 In the application list, select Settings → Display →
2
3
4
Brightness.
Clear the tick box next to Automatic brightness.
Drag the slider to the left or right.
Select OK.
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››Lock your device
You can lock your device by activating the screen lock feature.
●● If you forget your password, take your device to a
Samsung Service Centre to reset it.
●● Samsung is not responsible for the loss of passwords
or private information, or other damages caused by
illegal software.
Set a face detection unlock
1 In the application list, select Settings → Lock screen →
2
3
4
5
Screen lock → Face unlock.
Select Next → Set it up → Continue.
Adjust the device to fit your face inside the figure.
When your face is captured correctly, select Continue.
Complete the setup of the backup PIN or pattern.
Set an unlock pattern
1 In the application list, select Settings → Lock screen →
2
3
4
5
Screen lock → Pattern.
View the on-screen instructions and the example pattern,
and then select Next.
Draw a pattern to connect at least 4 dots and select
Continue.
Draw the pattern again to confirm and select Confirm.
Complete the setup of the backup PIN.
If you forget your unlock pattern, you can deactivate the
screen lock feature with a backup PIN.
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Set an unlock PIN
1 In the application list, select Settings → Lock screen →
2
3
Screen lock → PIN.
Enter a new PIN and select Continue.
Enter the PIN again and select OK.
Set an unlock password
1 In the application list, select Settings → Lock screen →
2
3
Screen lock → Password.
Enter a new password (alphanumeric) and select
Continue.
Enter the password again and select OK.
››Activate the Find my mobile feature
When your device is lost or stolen, you can view the current
location of your device on the SamsungDive website
(www.samsungdive.com). To use this feature, you must create
a Samsung account for controlling the device remotely via
the Internet.
1 In the application list, select Settings → Security →
2
3
4
Remote controls → OK → Add account.
Select Sign in.
To create a Samsung account, select Create new account.
Enter the email address and password for your Samsung
account, and then select Sign in.
Drag the slide bar at the top of the screen.
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Enter text
You can enter text by speaking words into the microphone,
selecting characters on the virtual keypad, or by writing on
the screen.
Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter
text, you must change the input language to one of the
supported languages.
››Change the text input method
Select
on the system bar and select a text input method.
››Enter text with the Google voice input feature
1 To add input languages for voice recognition, select the
2
3
language → Add more languages.
Speak your text into the microphone.
When you are finished, select Tap to pause.
››Enter text with the Samsung keypad
Enter text by selecting alphanumeric keys or writing on the
screen.
You can also use the following keys:
5
6
1
1
2
7
3
4
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Number
Function
1
Change the case.
2
Switch text input modes.
3
Access the keypad settings; Tap and hold to
switch to Handwriting mode or enter text by
voice.
4
Insert a space.
5
Clear your input.
6
Start a new line.
7
Add an item from the clipboard.
››Copy and paste text
From a text field, you can copy and paste text to another
application.
1 Tap and hold a passage of text.
2 Drag or to select the text to be copied.
3 Select Copy or Cut to add the text to the clipboard.
4 In another application, place the cursor at the point where
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the text will be inserted.
Select Paste to insert the text from the clipboard into the
text field.
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Internet
Learn to access and bookmark your favourite webpages.
●● This feature may be labelled differently depending on
your region or service provider.
●● Available icons may vary depending on your region or
service provider.
››Browse a webpage
1 In the application list, select Internet.
2 To access a specific webpage, select the URL field, enter
3
the web address, and then select Go.
Navigate webpages with the following keys:
1
2
6
3
7
4
8
5
9
Number
Function
1
Open a new window.
2
Close the current window.
3
Move backwards or forwards to webpages
in history.
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Number
Function
4
Reload the current webpage. While the
device is loading webpages, this icon
changes to .
5
Enter a web address or a keyword.
6
Access web browser options.
7
View your bookmarks, saved pages, and
recent Internet history.
8
Activate the URL field.
9
Bookmark the current webpage.
While browsing a webpage, access the following options:
●● To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and
slowly spread them apart or pinch them together. To return
to the original size, double-tap the screen.
●● To open a new window, select
→ New tab.
●● To open a new window without saving your browsing data,
select → New incognito tab.
●● To add a shortcut for the current webpage to the Home
screen, select → Add shortcut to home.
●● To send a web address to others, select
→ Share page.
●● To search for text on a webpage, select
→ Find on page.
●● To switch to the desktop view, select
→ Desktop view.
●● To save the current webpage for reading offline, select
→
Save for offline reading. You can view the saved pages by
selecting → Saved pages.
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To view your download history, select → Downloads.
To print the webpage via Wi-Fi or USB, select → Print.
Your device is compatible only with some Samsung
printers.
●● To change the browser settings, select
→ Settings.
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››Search for information by voice
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In the application list, select Internet.
2 Select the URL field.
3 Select and say a keyword into your device’s microphone.
4
The device searches for webpages related to the keyword.
Select a search result.
››Bookmark your favourite webpage
If you know the address of a webpage, you can add a
bookmark manually.
1 In the application list, select Internet.
2 Enter a web address or navigate to a webpage.
3 Select .
4 Enter a name for the bookmark and select OK.
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To view your bookmarks, select → Bookmarks. From
the bookmark list, tap and hold a bookmark to access the
following options:
●● To open the webpage in the current window, select Open.
●● To open a new window, select Open in new tab.
●● To edit bookmark details, select Edit bookmark.
●● To add the bookmark shortcut to the Home screen, select
Add shortcut to home.
●● To send the address of the current webpage to others,
select Share link.
●● To copy the address of the current webpage, select Copy
link URL.
●● To delete the bookmark, select Delete bookmark.
●● To set the webpage as your browser’s homepage, select Set
as homepage.
››Download a file from the Internet
When you download files or applications from the Internet,
your device saves them to the internal memory.
Files you download from the Internet can include
viruses that will damage your device. To reduce this risk,
only download files from sources you trust.
Some media files include Digital Rights Management
to protect copyrights. This protection may prevent you
from downloading, copying, modifying, or transferring
some files.
1 In the application list, select Internet.
2 Search for a file or application and download it to the
device.
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››View your recent history
1 In the application list, select Internet →
2 Select a webpage to access.
→ History.
Game Hub
Learn to access and download games.
1 In the application list, select Game Hub.
2 Select a game service.
3 Search for and download games from the online store.
The games available may vary depending on your
region or service provider.
Maps
Learn to use the Google Maps™ mapping service to find your
location, search for places, and get directions.
●● This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
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››Search for a location
1 In the application list, select Maps.
2
3
4
The map will show your current location.
Select Search Maps.
Enter a keyword for the location and select
To search for a location by voice, select .
Select the location to view its details.
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While viewing the map, use the following options:
●● To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and
slowly spread them apart or pinch them together.
●● To view all of the search results, select Search Results.
●● To view your current location, select
. To switch to the
compass view of the map that changes orientation when
you move the device, select .
●● To search for a place nearby, select .
●● To get directions to a specific destination, select
.
●● To add layers of additional information to the map or
change the view mode, select .
●● To add a star to the location, select the balloon with the
location name, select or → Add star.
●● To save a map and for offline viewing, select → Make
available offline. To view the saved map, select → My
Places → OFFLINE.
››Get directions to a specific destination
1 In the application list, select Maps.
2 Select .
3 Enter the addresses of the starting location and the
4
5
destination.
To enter an address from your contact list or starred
places, or select a point on the map, select → an option.
Select a travel method and select Go.
The route is indicated on the map. Depending on the
selected travel method, you may see multiple routes.
When you are finished, select → Clear Map.
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Navigation
Learn to get spoken directions to your destination.
●● Navigation maps, your current location, and other
navigational data may differ from actual location
information. You should always pay attention to road
conditions, traffic, and any other factors that may
affect your driving and follow all safety warnings and
regulations while driving.
●● This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In the application list, select Navigation.
2 Enter your destination with the following methods:
Speak destination: Enter your destination by voice.
Type destination: Enter your destination with the
virtual keypad.
●● Contacts: Select your destination from contacts’
addresses.
●● Starred places: Select your destination from your
starred places.
Install the required software, and then use the navigation
features.
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3
Local
Learn to search for business and attractions.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
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1 In the application list, select Local.
2 If you want to search for businesses or attractions near a
3
4
specific location, select your location → Enter an address.
Select a category.
The device searches for places nearby that are related to
the category.
Select a place name to view its details.
You can add more categories by selecting → Add a
search.
Play Store
Your device’s functionality can be extended by installing
additional applications. Play Store provides a quick and easy
way to shop for mobile applications.
●● This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
●● Your device will save user files from downloaded
applications to the internal memory.
››Download an application
1 In the application list, select Play Store.
2 Search for an application and download it to the device.
When the download is complete, the device will install the
application automatically.
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››Uninstall an application
1 In the application list, select Play Store.
2 Select .
3 Select an item.
4 Select Uninstall → OK.
Readers Hub
Learn to access various reading materials.
1 In the application list, select Readers Hub.
2 Select a type of reading material.
3 Search for and download reading material from the online
store.
Samsung Apps
Samsung Apps allows you to easily download a wide range of
applications and updates for your device. With fully optimised
applications from Samsung Apps, your device becomes even
smarter. Explore the useful applications on offer and enhance
your mobile life.
1 In the application list, select Samsung Apps.
2 Search for and download applications to the device.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
●● For details, please visit www.samsungapps.com or
refer to the Samsung Apps leaflet.
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S Suggest
Find and download the latest applications suggested by
Samsung. In the application list, select S Suggest.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
YouTube
Learn to view and upload videos via the YouTube™ video
sharing service.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
››Play a video
1 In the application list, select YouTube.
2 Select a video.
3 Control playback with the following keys:
4
Number
Function
1
Pause or resume playback.
2
Scan forwards or backwards in the file by
dragging the bar.
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Number
Function
3
Change the quality of the display.
4
Play the video on the full screen.
››Upload a video
1 In the application list, select YouTube.
2 Select your Google account if it is linked to YouTube.
3
Alternatively, you can select Sign in and set up an account
to sign in to YouTube.
Select → a category → a video.
If you are uploading a video for the first time, select a
network type to upload a video.
4 Enter the details of the upload and select UPLOAD.
Voice Search
Learn to search the Internet by voice.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In the application list, select Voice Search.
2 Say a keyword into the microphone.
3
The device searches for webpages related to the keyword.
Select a search result.
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Communication
Google Mail
Learn to send or view email messages via the Google Mail™
webmail service.
●● This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
●● This feature may be labelled differently depending on
your region or service provider.
››Send an email message
1 In the application list, select Google Mail → .
2 Select the recipient field and enter an email address.
3 Select the subject field and enter a subject.
4 Select the text field and enter your email text.
5 Select and attach a file.
6 To send the message, select SEND.
If you are offline, the message will be held in the
message thread until you are online.
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››View an email message
1 In the application list, select Google Mail.
2 Select to update the message list.
3 Select an email message.
From the message view, use the following options:
●● To move to the next or previous message, scroll right or left.
●● To reply to the message, select
.
●● To reply to the message and include all recipients, select
.
●● To forward the message to others, select
.
●● To add the message to the favourites list, select
.
●● To view an attachment, select VIEW. To save it to your
device, select SAVE.
●● To search for a message, select
.
●● To archive the message, select
.
●● To delete the message, select .
●● To add a label to the message, select → Change labels.
●● To mark the message as unread, select → Mark unread.
●● To mark the message as important, select → Mark as
important.
●● To hide the message, select → Mute. To view hidden
messages, select All mail from the label list.
●● To add the message to the spam list, select → Report
spam.
●● To report the message to Google as a phishing attack, select
Report phishing.
●● To update the message list, select → Refresh.
●● To customise the settings for each label, select →
Manage labels.
●● To change the email settings, select → Settings.
The options available may vary depending on the email
account or device’s orientation.
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Email
Learn to send or view email messages via your personal or
company email account.
››Set up an email account
1 In the application list, select Email.
2 Enter your email address and password.
3 Select Next. To enter account details manually, select
4
Manual setup.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
When you are finished setting up the email account, email
messages will be downloaded to your device. If you have
created two or more accounts, you can switch between them.
Select an account name at the top of the screen, and then
select the account from which you want to retrieve messages.
››Send an email message
1 In the application list, select Email →
2 Add recipients:
Enter email addresses manually and separate them with
a semicolon or a comma.
●● Select email addresses from your contact list by
selecting .
Select the subject field and enter a subject.
Select the text field and enter your email text.
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3
4
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5 Select and attach a file.
6 To send the message, select Send.
If you are offline, the message will be held in the
message thread until you are online.
››View an email message
1 In the application list, select Email.
2 Select to update the message list.
3 Select an email message.
From the message view, use the following options:
●● To reply to the message, select
.
●● To forward the message to others, select
.
●● To delete the message, select
.
●● To mark the message as unread, select
→ Mark as
unread.
●● To move the message to another folder, select
→ Move.
●● To save the message to your device, select
→ Save
email. The message will be saved in My Files → Device →
Saved Email.
●● To sort messages, select
→ Sort by.
●● To change the view mode of the message list, select
→
View mode.
●● To print the message via Wi-Fi or USB, select
→ Print.
Your device is compatible only with some Samsung
printers.
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To save the email addresses of the recipients to the
phonebook as a group of contacts, select → Save as
group.
●● To delete all messages, select
→ Delete all.
●● To change the email settings, select
→ Settings.
●● To save an attachment to your device, select the
attachment tab → .
The options available may vary depending on the email
account or device’s orientation.
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Talk
Learn to send and receive instant messages to friends and
family with the Google Talk™ instant messaging service.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
››Set your status
1 In the application list, select Talk.
2 Select a Google account.
3 Customise your status, image, and message.
››Add a contact to your friend list
1 In the application list, select Talk → .
2 Enter a friend’s email address, and then select DONE.
When your friend accepts the invitation, he or she is
added to your friend list.
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››Start a conversation
1 In the application list, select Talk.
2 Select a contact from the friend list.
3
4
The conversation screen opens.
Enter and send your message.
●● To add more contacts to the conversation, select →
Add to chat.
●● To use video chat, select
.
●● To use voice chat, select .
Select → End chat to end the conversation.
ChatON
Learn to use ChatON to send and receive instant messages
from any device that has a mobile phone number.
1 In the application list, select ChatON.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
account setup.
2 Enter and send your message.
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Messenger
Learn to send and receive instant messages from friends
and family with the Google+ messenger instant messaging
service.
1 In the application list, select Messenger.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
account setup.
2 Enter and send your message.
Google+
Learn to access Google’s social network service. You can
create groups to send and receive instant messages and
upload your photos.
1 In the application list, select Google+.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
account setup.
2 Select
→ a social network feature.
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Entertainment
Camera
Learn how to take and view photos and videos.
●● The camera turns off automatically when you do not
use it for a specified period.
●● The memory capacity may differ depending on the
scene or shooting conditions.
››Take a photo
1 In the application list, select Camera.
2 Aim the camera lens at the subject and make any
necessary adjustments.
3
4
1
5
6
2
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Number
Function
1
Use camera shortcuts.
●●
: Switch to the front camera to take a
photo of yourself.
●●
: Change the shooting mode.
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●●
: Select the length of the delay before
the camera takes a photo.
●●
: Apply a special effect.
●●
: Adjust the exposure value to change
the brightness.
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2
Change the camera settings.
3
View the storage location.
4
Switch to the camcorder.
5
Take a photo.
6
View photos you have taken.
3 Select
to take a photo.
The photo is saved automatically.
After taking a photo, select the image viewer to view it.
●● To view more photos, scroll left or right.
●● To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and
slowly spread them apart or pinch them together. To return
to the original size, double-tap the screen.
●● To add the photo to the favourites list, select
.
●● To send the photo to others, select
.
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To delete the photo, select .
To start a slide show, select → Slideshow → Start
slideshow. Tap the screen to stop the slide show.
●● To change the settings for a slide show, select
→
→
Slideshow Slideshow settings.
●● To register the faces in the photo as face tags, select
→
Face tag. ► p. 68
●● To add the photo to the clipboard, select
→ Copy to
clipboard.
●● To rotate the photo anti-clockwise, select
→ Rotate left.
●● To rotate the photo clockwise, select
→ Rotate right.
●● To crop a section from the image, select
→ Crop.
●● To edit the photo with the image editor, select
→ Edit.
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●● To set the photo as your wallpaper or a contact image,
select → Set as.
●● To send the photo to a person whose face is tagged in the
photo, select → Buddy photo share.
●● To print the photo via Wi-Fi or USB, select
→ Print. Your
device is compatible only with some Samsung printers.
●● To change the name of a file, select
→ Rename.
●● To search for devices that have media sharing activated,
select → Scan for nearby devices.
●● To view photo details, select
→ Details.
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››Change the shooting mode
You can take photos with various shooting modes. To change
the shooting mode, select → Shooting mode → an
option.
Option
Function
Panorama
Take panoramic photos.
Share shot
Take a photo and send it to others via
Wi-Fi Direct.
Buddy photo
share
Set the device to recognise a person’s face
you have tagged in a photo and send it to
that person.
Smile shot
Set the device to recognise people’s faces
and help you take photos of them when
they smile.
››Customise camera settings
Before taking a photo, select
options:
to access the following
Option
Function
Edit shortcuts
Edit shortcuts to frequently-used options.
Self portrait
Take photos of yourself with the front
camera.
Shooting
mode
Change the shooting mode. ► p. 59
Effects
Apply a special effect.
Scene mode
Change the scene mode.
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Option
Function
Exposure value
Adjust the exposure value to change the
brightness.
Timer
Select the length of the delay before the
camera takes a photo.
Resolution
Select a resolution option.
White balance
Adjust the colour balance according to the
lighting conditions.
Metering
Select a type of exposure metering.
Guidelines
Set to view the grid lines on the preview
screen.
GPS tag
Set the camera to include location
information for your photos.
●● To improve GPS reception, avoid
shooting in locations where the
signal may be obstructed, such
as between buildings or in lowlying areas, or in poor weather
conditions.
●● Your location may appear on your
photos when you upload them
to the Internet. To avoid this,
deactivate the GPS tag setting.
Image quality
Select a quality level for your photos.
Storage
Select a memory location for saving
captured photos.
Reset
Reset camera settings.
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››Record a video
1 In the application list, select Camera.
2 Drag the slider to switch to the camcorder.
3 Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary
adjustments.
3
4
1
5
6
2
Number
Function
1
Use camcorder shortcuts.
●●
: Switch to the front camera to record
a video of yourself.
●●
: Change the recording mode (for
attaching to a message or for saving
normally).
●●
: Select the length of the delay before
the camcorder records a video.
●●
: Apply a special effect.
●●
: Adjust the exposure value to change
the brightness.
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2
Change the camcorder settings.
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Number
Function
3
View the storage location.
4
Switch to the camera.
5
Record a video.
6
View videos you have recorded.
4 Select
5 Select
to start recording.
to stop recording.
The video is saved automatically.
The camcorder may not be able to properly record
videos on memory cards with slow transfer speeds.
After recording a video, select the image viewer to view it.
To view more videos, scroll left or right.
●● To play the video, select
.
●● To add the video to the favourites list, select
.
●● To send the video to others, select
.
●● To delete the video, select
.
●● To start a slide show, select
→ Slideshow → Start
slideshow. Tap the screen to stop the slide show.
●● To change the settings for a slide show, select
→
Slideshow → Slideshow settings.
●● To change the name of a file, select
→ Rename.
●● To search for devices that have media sharing activated,
select → Scan for nearby devices.
●● To view video details, select
→ Details.
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››Customise camcorder settings
Before recording a video, select
options:
to access the following
Option
Function
Edit shortcuts
Edit shortcuts to frequently-used options.
Self recording
Switch to the front camera to record a
video of yourself.
Recording
mode
Change the recording mode (for attaching
to a message or for saving normally).
Effects
Apply a special effect.
Exposure value
Adjust the exposure value to change the
brightness.
Timer
Select the length of the delay before the
camcorder starts recording a video.
Resolution
Select a resolution option.
White balance
Adjust the colour balance according to the
lighting conditions.
Guidelines
Set to view the grid lines on the preview
screen.
Video quality
Select a quality level for your videos.
Storage
Select a memory location for saving
recorded videos.
Reset
Reset camcorder settings.
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››Edit the shortcut icons
You can add or remove shortcuts to frequently-used options.
1 From the preview screen, select → Edit shortcuts.
2 Tap and hold an icon from the option list, and then drag it
3
to the shortcut area.
To remove shortcuts, tap and hold an icon, and then drag
it to the option list.
Tap the screen to return to the preview screen.
Video Player
Learn to use the video player.
●● Some file formats are not supported depending on
the device’s software.
●● If a file size exceeds the memory available, an error
may occur when you try to open the file.
●● Playback quality may vary by content type.
●● Some files may not play properly depending on how
they are encoded.
››Play a video
1 In the application list, select Video Player.
2 Select a video.
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3 Control playback with the following keys:
7
8
1
9
2
3
10
4
5
11
6
12
Number
Function
1
Adjust the volume.
2
Change the ratio of the video screen.
3
Mute the sound.
4
Scan forwards or backwards in the file by
dragging or tapping the bar.
5
Restart playback; Skip to the previous file
(tap within 3 seconds); Scan backwards in
the file (tap and hold).
6
Pause playback; Select
playback.
7
Capture a screenshot.
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to resume
Number
Function
8
Reduce the size of the video screen. To
return to the original size, double-tap the
video screen.
9
Access video player options.
10 Select a sound effect.
11 Insert a bookmark.
12 Skip to the next file; Scan forwards in the
file (tap and hold).
During playback, select to access the following options:
●● To send the video to others, select Share via.
●● To trim a segment of the video, select Trim.
●● To listen to audio via a Bluetooth headset, select Via
Bluetooth. You cannot use this option if you connect a
headset to your device’s headset jack.
●● To edit the video with the video editor, select Video editor.
●● To view your bookmarks, select Bookmarks. This option
appears if you have inserted a bookmark during playback.
●● To view video details, select Details.
●● To set the video player to turn off automatically after a
specific period of time, select Time set for auto video off.
●● To search for devices that have media sharing activated,
select Scan for nearby devices.
●● To change the video player settings, select Settings.
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Gallery
Learn to view images and play videos saved in your device.
●● Some file formats are not supported depending on
the device’s software.
●● If a file size exceeds the memory available, an error
may occur when you try to open the file.
●● Playback quality may vary by content type.
●● Some files may not play properly depending on how
they are encoded.
››View an image
1 In the application list, select Gallery.
2 Select a folder → an image.
While viewing an image, use the following options:
●● To view more images, scroll left or right.
●● To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and
slowly spread them apart or pinch them together. To return
to the original size, double-tap the screen.
●● To add the image to the favourites list, select
.
●● To send the image to others, select
.
●● To delete the image, select
.
●● To start a slide show, select
→ Slideshow → Start
slideshow. Tap the screen to stop the slide show.
●● To change the settings for a slide show, select
→
Slideshow → Slideshow settings.
●● To register the faces in the image as face tags, select
→
Face tag. ► p. 68
●● To add the image to the clipboard, select
→ Copy to
clipboard.
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To rotate the image anti-clockwise, select → Rotate left.
To rotate the image clockwise, select → Rotate right.
●● To crop a section from the image, select
→ Crop.
●● To edit the image with the image editor, select
→ Edit.
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●● To set the image as your wallpaper or a contact image,
select → Set as.
●● To send the image to a person whose face is tagged in the
photo, select → Buddy photo share.
●● To print the image via Wi-Fi or USB, select
→ Print. Your
device is compatible only with some Samsung printers.
●● To change the name of a file, select
→ Rename.
●● To search for devices that have media sharing activated,
select → Scan for nearby devices.
●● To view image details, select
→ Details.
The options available may vary depending on the
selected folder.
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››Tag a face in an image
Learn to tag faces in your images to upload messages to
social networks with the face tag shortcuts.
Face recognition may fail depending on face angle, face
size, skin colour, facial expression, light conditions, or
accessories the subject is wearing.
1 In the application list, select Gallery.
2 Select an image.
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→ Face tag → On.
Recognised faces appear in the frame. If faces are not
recognised automatically, tap and hold a face area to add
a frame manually.
Select a recognised face → Add name.
Select the person’s name from the contact list.
The contact is linked to the face in the image. When the
face tag appears with a name, select the face tag and use
the available options.
››Play a video
1 In the application list, select Gallery.
2 Select a folder → a video (indicated by the
3 Select to begin playback.
4 Control playback with the keys. ► p. 65
icon).
During playback, select to access the following options:
●● To send the video to others, select Share via.
●● To trim a segment of the video, select Trim.
●● To listen to audio via a Bluetooth headset, select Via
Bluetooth. You cannot use this option if you connect a
headset to your device’s headset jack.
●● To edit the video with the video editor, select Video editor.
●● To view your bookmarks, select Bookmarks. This option
appears if you have inserted a bookmark during playback.
●● To view video details, select Details.
●● To search for devices that have media sharing activated,
select Scan for nearby devices.
●● To change the video player settings, select Settings.
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Photo Editor
You can edit images and apply various effects.
1 In the application list, select Photo Editor.
2 Select an image, or select Select picture → a folder → an
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image.
To take a new photo, select Take picture.
Select Selection → OK.
Draw a border around the area you want to select, and
then select Done.
●● To change the type of selection tool, select Selection.
●● To edit the selection border, select
, , or . If you
select Magnetic or Brush, you can adjust the border
size by selecting Selection size.
●● To reverse the selection, select Inverse.
Edit the image with the following tools:
Tool
Function
Rotate
Rotate or flip the image.
Resize
Resize the image by dragging the
rectangle or selecting 100% → an option.
Crop
Crop the image by moving or dragging
the rectangle.
Colour
Apply a colour effect.
Effect
Apply a filter effect.
Tools
Use additional tools.
Undo your last action.
Redo your last action.
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6 When you are finished, select .
7 Enter a name for the image and select OK.
Video Editor
You can edit videos and apply various effects.
››Create a video
1 In the application list, select Video Editor.
2 Select a frame theme.
3 Select Add media.
4 Select a category in the left panel and then select images,
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6
7
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videos, and audios to make video, and then Done.
●● To set the length of time that an image appears, select
the thumbnail, and then drag the left or right border of
the thumbnail.
●● To delete images or videos, tap and hold an item, and
then drag it to the rubbish bin.
●● To rearrange images or videos, tap and hold an item,
and then drag it to a new location.
Select a transition effect icon between images or videos
and select an effect.
When you are finished, select → Export.
Select a resolution option.
Enter a name for the video and select OK.
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››Trim a segment of a video
1 Launch the video editor and open a video file.
2 Select the thumbnail.
3 Move the start bracket to the point where trimming
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should begin.
Move the end bracket to the point where the trimming
should end.
Save the edited video.
››Split a video
1 Launch the video editor and open a video file.
2 Select the thumbnail.
3 Drag the thumbnail at the bottom of the screen to place
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5
the yellow line.
Select .
Save the edited video.
››Apply an effect to a video
1 Launch the video editor and open a video file.
2 Drag the thumbnail at the bottom of the screen to place
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4
the yellow line.
Select Effect → an effect option.
Save the edited video.
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Music Player
Learn to listen to your favourite music while on the go.
●● Some file formats are not supported depending on
the device’s software.
●● If a file size exceeds the memory available, an error
may occur when you try to open the file.
●● Playback quality may vary by content type.
●● Some files may not play properly depending on how
they are encoded.
››Add music files to your device
Start by transferring files to your device or memory card:
●● Download from the Internet. ► p. 38
●● Download from a computer with Samsung Kies. ► p. 82
●● Download from a computer with Windows Media Player.
► p. 83
●● Receive via Bluetooth. ► p. 93
››Play music
1 In the application list, select Music Player.
2 Select a music category → a music file.
3 Select the album image to open the music player screen.
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4 Control playback with the following keys:
8
9
1
10
2
3
11
4
5
12
6
13
7
Number
Function
1
Adjust the volume.
2
Set the file as your favourite track.
3
Mute the sound.
4
Scan forwards or backwards in the file by
dragging or tapping the bar.
5
Activate Shuffle mode.
6
Restart playback; Skip to the previous file
(tap within 3 seconds); Scan backwards in
the file (tap and hold).
7
Pause playback; Select
playback.
8
View music details.
9
Open the playlist.
10 Access music options.
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to resume
Number
Function
11 Select a sound effect.
12 Change the repeat mode.
13 Skip to the next file; Scan forwards in the
file (tap and hold).
You can control the music player with a headset. On
the Home screen, press and hold the headset button to
launch the music player. Then, press the headset button
to start or pause playback.
During playback, select to access the following options:
●● To add the music file to a playlist, select Add to playlist.
●● To listen to music via a Bluetooth headset, select Via
Bluetooth. You cannot use this option if you connect a
headset to your device’s headset jack.
●● To send the music file to others, select Share via.
●● To set the music file as your alarm tone, select Set as alarm
tone.
●● To search for devices that have media sharing activated,
select Scan for nearby devices.
●● To change the music player settings, select Settings.
››Create a playlist
1 In the application list, select Music Player.
2 Select → New playlist.
3 Enter a title for your new playlist and select OK.
4 Select a music category.
5 Select the files to include and select Done.
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››Customise music player settings
1 In the application list, select Music Player.
2 Select → Settings.
3 Change the following options:
Option
Function
Advanced →
SoundAlive
Select a sound effect.
Advanced →
Play speed
Change the playback speed.
Advanced →
Lyrics
Set to show song lyrics during
playback.
Advanced →
Music auto off
Set the music player to turn off
automatically after a specific period of
time.
Music menu
Select music categories to show in the
music library.
Music Hub
You can access the online music store to search for and buy
your favourite songs. You can also add music files to your wish
list and play them.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In the application list, select Music Hub.
2 Search for, preview, or buy your favourite songs.
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Personal information
Contacts
Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business
contacts. You can save names, phone numbers, email
addresses, and more for your contacts.
››Create a contact
1 In the application list, select Contacts → Contacts →
2 Select a memory location (if necessary).
3 Enter contact information.
4 Select Save to add the contact to memory.
››Find a contact
1 In the application list, select Contacts → Contacts.
2 Scroll up or down the contact list.
3 Select a contact’s name.
From the contact view, use the following options:
●● To send an email message, select
.
●● To set a favourite number, select
.
●● To edit the contact information, select
.
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.
››Create your namecard
1 In the application list, select Contacts → Contacts.
2 Select your name at the top of the contact list.
3 Select .
4 Enter your personal details and select Save.
You can send your namecard to others by selecting
→ Share namecard via.
››Create a group of contacts
By creating groups of contacts, you can manage multiple
contacts and send a message to an entire group.
1 In the application list, select Contacts → Groups → .
2 Enter a name and customise the settings for the group.
3 Add members to the group.
4 Select Save.
››Import or export a contact
You can import or export files (in vcf format) to or from your
device’s USB storage or a memory card.
Import contact files
1 In the application list, select Contacts → Contacts.
2 Select → Import/Export → Import from SD card or
3
Import from USB storage.
Select a memory location (if necessary).
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4 Select an option for importing a single contact file,
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multiple contact files, or all contact files, and then select
OK.
Select contact files to import, and then select OK.
Export contacts
1 In the application list, select Contacts → Contacts.
2 Select → Import/Export → Export to SD card or
3
Export to USB storage.
Select OK to confirm.
S Planner
Your device includes a powerful planner to help you organise
your schedules more conveniently and effectively. Learn
to create and manage events and tasks, and set alarms to
remind yourself of important events and tasks.
››Create an event or task
1 In the application list, select S Planner.
2 Select .
3 Select an event type at the top of the screen.
4 Enter the details of the event and select Save.
››Change the view mode
1 In the application list, select S Planner.
2 Select a view mode.
Year: All months in the year
●● Month: A full month in one view
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Week: Hourly blocks for the days in one full week
●● Day: Hourly blocks for one full day
●● List: A list of all the events and holidays scheduled for a
specific period
●● Task: A list of tasks
You can also change the view mode by placing two
fingers on the screen and spreading them apart or
pinching them together.
●●
››View an event or task
1 In the application list, select S Planner.
2 Select a date on the calendar.
To move to a specific day, select → Go to and enter
the date.
●● To move to today’s date, select Today.
Select an event to view its details.
You can send the event to others by selecting →
Share via or selecting → .
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3
››Stop an event or task alarm
If you set a reminder for a calendar event or task, an alarm will
sound at the specified time.
1 Tap the right bottom of the system bar to open the
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3
notifications panel.
Select the event notification.
Select an event to view more details.
To snooze the event alarm, select Snooze.
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Memo
Learn to record important information for viewing at a later
date.
››Create a memo
1 In the application list, select Memo.
2 Select .
3 Enter your memo text.
4 Select Done.
››View a memo
1 In the application list, select Memo.
2 Select a memo to view its details.
While viewing the memo, use the following options:
●● To delete the memo, select
→ .
●● To change the background colour, select
→ .
●● To protect the memo from accidental deletion, select
→
.
●● To print the memo via Wi-Fi or USB, select
→ . Your
device is compatible only with some Samsung printers.
●● To send the memo to others, select
→ .
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Connectivity
USB connections
Learn to connect your device to a computer with a USB cable.
Do not disconnect the USB cable from a computer while
the device is transferring or accessing data. Doing so
may result in data loss or damage to the device.
For best results, connect the USB cable directly to a USB
port on a computer. Data transfers may fail when using
a USB hub.
››Connect with Samsung Kies
Ensure that Samsung Kies is installed on your computer. You
can download the program from the Samsung website.
Samsung Kies will work on both Windows and
Macintosh computers.
1 Connect your device to a computer with a USB cable.
2
Samsung Kies launches on the computer automatically. If
Samsung Kies does not launch, double-click the Samsung
Kies icon on the computer.
Transfer files between your device and the computer.
Refer to the Samsung Kies help for more information.
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››Connect with Windows Media Player
Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your
computer.
1 Connect your device to a computer with a USB cable.
2 Open Windows Media Player and synchronise music files.
››Connect as a media device
You can connect your device to a computer and access media
files stored on your device.
1 Connect your device to a computer with a USB cable.
2 Tap the right bottom of the screen to open the
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4
notifications panel.
Select Connected as a media device → Media device
(MTP).
Transfer files between your device and the computer.
››Connect as a camera device
You can connect your device to a computer as a camera and
access files in your device.
Use this USB connection mode when your computer
does not support the media transfer protocol (MTP) or
does not have the USB driver for your device installed.
1 Connect your device to a computer with a USB cable.
2 Tap the right bottom of the screen to open the
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4
notifications panel.
Select Connected as a media device → Camera (PTP).
Transfer files between your device and the computer.
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Wi-Fi
Learn to use your device’s wireless networking capabilities
to activate and connect to any wireless local area network
(WLAN) compatible with the IEEE 802.11 standards.
You can connect to the Internet or other network devices
anywhere an access point or wireless hotspot is available.
Your device uses a non-harmonised frequency and is
intended for use in all European countries. The WLAN
can be operated in the EU without restriction indoors,
but cannot be operated outdoors.
››Activate the Wi-Fi feature
In the application list, select Settings and then drag the Wi-Fi
switch to the right.
The Wi-Fi feature running in the background will
consume battery power. To preserve battery power,
activate the feature only when needed.
››Find and connect to a Wi-Fi AP
1 In the application list, select Settings → Wi-Fi.
2
3
4
Your device searches for available Wi-Fi APs automatically.
Select an AP.
Enter the password for the AP (if necessary).
Select Connect.
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››Add a Wi-Fi AP manually
1 In the application list, select Settings → Wi-Fi →
2
3
Add Wi-Fi network.
Enter an SSID for the AP and select a security type.
Set the security settings according to the security type
you selected, and then select Save.
››Connect to a Wi-Fi AP with a protected setup
You can connect to a secured AP with a WPS button or WPS
PIN. To use this method, your wireless access point must have
a WPS button.
Connect with a WPS button
1 In the application list, select Settings → Wi-Fi.
2 Select → WPS push button.
3 Press the WPS button on the AP within 2 minutes.
Connect with a WPS PIN
1 In the application list, select Settings → Wi-Fi.
2 Select → WPS PIN entry.
3 On the AP, enter the PIN of your device.
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››Set the static IP settings
1 In the application list, select Settings → Wi-Fi.
2 Select an AP → Show advanced options.
3 Select the IP settings drop-down menu.
4 Select Static.
5 Change the IP settings.
6 Select Connect.
››Customise Wi-Fi settings
1 In the application list, select Settings → Wi-Fi →
2
Advanced.
Change the following options:
→
Option
Function
Network
notification
Set the device to notify you when an
open Wi-Fi AP is available.
Keep Wi-Fi on
during sleep
Set whether or not to keep the Wi-Fi
feature active in Sleep mode.
MAC address
View the MAC address.
IP address
View the IP address.
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Wi-Fi Direct
Learn to use the Wi-Fi Direct feature to connect two devices
via Wi-Fi without requiring an AP.
››Connect your device to another device
1 In the application list, select Settings → Wi-Fi → Wi-Fi
2
3
Direct.
Select Scan.
Select a device.
When the owner of the other device accepts the
connection, the devices are connected.
››Send data via Wi-Fi
1 Select a file or item from an appropriate application.
2 Select an option for sending data via Wi-Fi.
The method for selecting an option may vary by data
type.
3 Search for and select another device.
››Receive data via Wi-Fi
When you receive data, it is saved to your device
automatically. Received data is saved to the ShareViaWifi
folder.
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AllShare Play
Learn to use the AllShare Play service that enables you to play
contents saved on various devices over the Internet. You can
play and send any file on any device to another device or web
storage server via AllShare Play.
To use the AllShare Play service, you must sign in to your
Google and Samsung accounts, and register two or more
devices as file servers. The registration methods may vary
depending on the device type. To get more details about
using AllShare Play, select → Settings → Customer
support.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
››Send a file
1 In the application list, select AllShare Play.
2 Select a device or web storage that contains media files.
3 Select a media category and select the tick box on a file.
4 Select .
5 Select a device or web storage to save the file.
››Share a file
1 In the application list, select AllShare Play.
2 Select a device or web storage that contains media files.
3 Select a media category and select the tick box on a file.
4 Select and then select a social network site.
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››Play a file on a remote device
Supported file formats may differ depending on
connected devices as a media player.
●● Some files may be buffered while playing depending
on the network connection.
●●
1 In the application list, select AllShare Play.
2 Select a device or web storage that contains media files.
3 Select a media category and select the tick box on a file.
4 Select .
5 Select a device to use as a media player.
6 Control playback with the keys on your device.
››Manage contents on a web storage server
1 In the application list, select AllShare Play.
2 Select a web storage server.
3 View and manage your files.
››Customise AllShare Play settings
1 In the application list, select AllShare Play.
2 Select → Settings.
3 Change the following options:
Option
Function
Registered
storage
View web storage servers that have
been added to AllShare Play.
Registered
devices
View or edit devices that have been
added to AllShare Play.
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Option
Function
Setting up web Sign in to social network sites to
services
upload files.
Auto upload
photos from
mobile
Set to upload photos to the web
storage automatically when you sign
in.
Video quality
settings
Set to optimise the video quality for
your device when playing videos saved
on a computer.
Lock AllShare
Play
Set to lock AllShare Play with the
password for your Samsung account.
Language
Select a display language.
About
View AllShare Play information.
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Bluetooth
Learn to exchange data or media files with other devices via
Bluetooth.
●● Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception,
or misuse of data sent or received via the Bluetooth
feature.
●● Always ensure that you share and receive data with
devices that are trusted and properly secured. If there
are obstacles between the devices, the operating
distance may be reduced.
●● Some devices, especially those that are not tested or
approved by the Bluetooth SIG, may be incompatible
with your device.
●● Do not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes
(for example, pirating copies of files or illegally
tapping communications for commercial purposes).
Samsung is not responsible for the repercussions of
illegal use of the Bluetooth feature.
››Activate the Bluetooth feature
In the application list, select Settings and then drag the
Bluetooth switch to the right.
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››Find and pair with another device
1 In the application list, select Settings → Bluetooth →
2
3
Scan.
Select a device.
Select OK to match the Bluetooth PIN between two
devices. Alternately, enter a Bluetooth PIN and select OK.
When the owner of the other device accepts the
connection or enters the same PIN, pairing is complete.
If the pairing is successful, the device will search for
available services automatically.
Some devices, especially headsets or hands-free car
kits, may have a fixed Bluetooth PIN, such as 0000. If the
other device has a PIN, you must enter it.
››Send data via Bluetooth
1 Select a file or item from an appropriate application.
2 Select an option for sending data via the Bluetooth
feature.
The method for selecting an option may vary by data
type.
3 Search for and pair with a Bluetooth device.
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››Receive data via Bluetooth
1 In the application list, select Settings → Bluetooth and
then select the tick box next to your device.
To select the length of time that your device will be
visible, select → Visible time-out.
2 When prompted, select OK to match the Bluetooth PIN or
3
enter the Bluetooth PIN and select OK (if necessary).
Select Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive
data.
Received data is saved to the bluetooth folder. If you receive a
contact, it is saved to the phonebook automatically.
GPS
Your device is equipped with a global positioning system
(GPS) receiver. Learn to activate location services and use
additional GPS functions.
For better reception of GPS signals, avoid using your device in
the following conditions:
●● Between buildings, in tunnels or underground passages, or
inside buildings
●● In poor weather
●● Around high voltage or electromagnetic fields
●● In a vehicle with sun protection film
Do not touch or cover the area around the antenna
with your hands or other objects while using the GPS
functions.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
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››Activate location services
You must activate location services to receive location
information or search the map.
1 In the application list, select Settings → Location
2
services.
Change the following options:
Option
Function
Use wireless
networks
Set to use Wi-Fi to find your location.
Use GPS
satellites
Set to use GPS satellites to find your
location.
Location and
Google search
Set the device to use your current
location for Google search and other
Google services.
VPN connections
Learn to create virtual private networks (VPNs) and connect
to them securely over the Internet.
●● Your device should already be configured with
Internet access. If you have trouble accessing the
Internet, you must edit the connections. If you are
not sure what information to enter, ask your VPN
administrator.
●● To use this feature, you must activate the screen lock
feature.
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››Set up a VPN profile
1 In the application list, select Settings → More settings →
2
VPN → Add VPN network.
Change the following options:
Option
Function
Name
Enter a name for the VPN server.
Type
Select a VPN type.
Server address
Enter the address of the VPN server.
L2TP secret
Enter an L2TP secret password.
IPSec identifier Enter a user name.
IPSec preshared key
Enter a pre-shared security key.
IPSec user
certificate
Select a user certificate that the VPN
server will use to identify you. You can
import certificates from the VPN server
or download them from the Internet.
IPSec CA
certificate
Select a certificate authority (CA)
certificate that the VPN server will
use to identify you. You can import
certificates from the VPN server or
download them from the Internet.
IPSec server
certificate
Select a server certificate that the VPN
server will use to identify you. You can
import certificates from the VPN server
or download them from the Internet.
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Option
Function
PPP encryption Set to encrypt data before sending it to
(MPPE)
the VPN server.
Show
advanced
options
Set to change the advanced network
settings.
The options available may vary depending on the VPN
type.
3 When you are finished, select Save.
››Connect to a private network
1 In the application list, select Settings → More settings →
2
3
VPN.
Select a private network.
Enter the user name and password, and then select
Connect.
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Tools
Alarm
Learn to set and control alarms for important events.
››Set an alarm
1 In the application list, select Alarm.
2 Select .
3 Set the details of the alarm.
4 When you are finished, select Done.
To deactivate an alarm, select the clock icon next to the
alarm. To delete an alarm, select .
››Stop an alarm
When the alarm sounds,
●● To stop the alarm, select
and then drag your finger
outside of the large circle.
●● To silence the alarm for the snooze period, select
and
then drag your finger outside of the large circle.
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Calculator
Learn to perform calculations with your device.
››Perform a calculation
1 In the application list, select Calculator.
2 Use the keys on the screen to perform basic calculations.
››View the calculation history
1 In the application list, select Calculator.
2 Perform a calculation.
3 Select to hide the calculator keypad.
The calculation history appears.
Downloads
Learn to manage logs of files you have downloaded from the
web or email.
1 In the application list, select Downloads.
2 Select a download category.
3 To open a downloaded file, select the log.
To delete a log, select the tick box and select
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.
Dropbox
Learn to use the Dropbox cloud storage service to save and
share your files with others. When you save files to your
Dropbox folder, your device automatically synchronise with
the web server and any other computers that have Dropbox
installed.
››Activate Dropbox
1 In the application list, select Dropbox → Start.
2 Enter an email address and password, and then select Log
3
4
in.
If you are a new user, select New to Dropbox? Create a
free account to create an account.
Select Next.
Select Turn on to automatically upload photos and videos
captured by the camera on your device.
››Upload files to your Dropbox folder
1 In the application list, select Dropbox.
2 Select → → Upload here → Photos or videos or
3
4
Other files.
Select files.
Select Upload.
The files in the folder will be added to the web server and
your computer at home.
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››View a file
1 In the application list, select Dropbox →
2 Select a file.
.
My Files
Learn to access various types of files saved in your device.
››Supported file formats
Your device supports the following file formats:
Type
Format
Image
bmp, gif, jpg, png
Video
avi, 3gp/mp4, wmv, flv, mkv, webm
Music
m4a, wma, mp3, flac, ogg, aac
Sound
amr-nb/wb, wav, mid, midi, xmf, mxmf,
i-melody (imy), sp-midi, rtttl/rtx, ota
Others
doc, docx, txt, hwp, rtf, ppt, pptx, pps, xls, xlsx,
csv, pdf, htm, html, webm, flac, ogg
Some file formats are not supported depending on
the device’s software.
●● If a file size exceeds the memory available, an error
may occur when you try to open the file.
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››View a file
1 In the application list, select My Files.
2 Select a folder.
To move up one level in the file directory, select
●● To return to the Home directory, select
.
Select a file.
●●
3
.
From the folder list, access the following options:
●● To search for files saved in your device, select
.
●● To view the files in the thumbnail view, select
.
●● To create folders for managing files, select
.
●● To change the file manager settings, select
→ Settings.
●● To sort files or folders, select the Name drop-down menu
and select an option.
●● To send a file to others, select the tick box and select
.
●● To copy or move the files or folders to another file folder,
select the tick boxes and select or .
●● To delete files or folders, select the tick boxes and select
.
●● To change the name of a file or a folder, select the tick box
and select → Rename.
●● To view file or folder details, select the tick box and select
→ Details.
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Polaris Office
Learn to create or view documents with your device.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
››Create a document
1 In the application list, select Polaris Office.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
register as an online user or skip the registration.
2 Select → a document type.
3 Select a template (if necessary).
4 Create the document.
5 When you are finished, select .
6 Enter a name for the document and select a memory
location for saving the document, and then select Save.
››Open a document
1 In the application list, select Polaris Office.
2 Select Browser → a document file.
3
To open a recently-used file, select a file under Recent
documents.
View the document.
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From the document view, access the following options:
●● To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and
slowly spread them apart or pinch them together.
●● To undo your last action, select
.
●● To redo your last action, select
.
●● To add an item to the document, select
.
●● To open the editing toolbar, select .
●● To start a slide show in a PowerPoint document, select
.
to exit
Tap the screen to move to the next slide. Select
the slide show.
●● To search for text in a Text document, select
.
●● To use additional options with the document, select
.
The options available may vary depending on the
document type.
››Manage documents online
1 In the application list, select Polaris Office.
2 Select Clouds → Add account → a cloud service.
3 Enter your email address and password to access your
4
account, and then select OK.
View and manage your documents on the server.
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Google
Learn to search for data in your device or information on the
Internet.
1 In the application list, select Google.
2 Enter a keyword and select .
3
To search for data by voice, select
into your device’s microphone.
Select a search result.
and say a keyword
World Clock
Learn to view the time in another region and set world clocks
to appear on your display.
1 In the application list, select World Clock → .
2 Enter a city name or select one from the globe.
3 Select .
To apply summer time to the clock, tap and hold the
clock, and then select DST settings.
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Settings
Access the setting options
1 In the application list, select Settings.
2 Select a setting category, and then select an option.
Wi-Fi
Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi AP and access
the Internet or other network devices.
To use options, select .
●● Advanced: Customise Wi-Fi settings.
●● WPS push button: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi AP with a
WPS button.
●● WPS PIN entry: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi AP with a WPS
PIN.
Bluetooth
Activate the Bluetooth feature to exchange information over
short distances.
Data usage
Keep track of your data usage amount.
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More settings
Change the settings to control connections with other
devices or networks.
››Flight mode
Activate Flight mode to disable all wireless functions on your
device. You can use only non-network features.
››VPN
Set up and manage virtual private networks (VPNs).
››Nearby devices
File sharing: Activate media sharing to allow other DLNA
certified devices to access media files on your device.
●● Shared contents: Set to share your contents with other
devices.
●● Device name: Enter a media server name for your device.
●● Allowed devices list: View the list of devices that can
access your device.
●● Not-allowed devices list: View the list of devices that are
blocked from accessing your device.
●● Download to: Select a memory location for saving
downloaded media files.
●● Upload from other devices: Set to accept uploads from
other device.
●●
››Kies via Wi-Fi
Connect your device to Samsung Kies via Wi-Fi.
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Blocking mode
Select which notifications will be blocked or set to allow
notifications for calls from specified contacts in Blocking
mode.
Sound
Change the settings for various sounds on your device.
Volume: Adjust the volume for various sounds on your
device.
●● Default notifications: Select a ringtone to alert you to
events.
●● Touch sounds: Set the device to sound when you select an
application or option.
●● Screen lock sound: Set the device to sound when you lock
or unlock the touch screen.
●●
Display
Change the settings to control the display and backlight on
your device.
●● Wallpaper:
-- Home screen: Select a background image for the Home
screen.
-- Lock screen: Select a background image for the locked
screen.
-- Home and lock screens: Select a background image for
the Home screen and the locked screen.
●● Brightness: Adjust the brightness of the display.
●● Screen timeout: Select the length of time that the device
waits before turning off the display backlight.
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Smart stay: Set to prevent the display backlight from
turning off while you are looking at the display.
●● Font style: Change the font type for the display text.
●● Font size: Change the font size for creating or showing
items in applications.
●● Quick launch: Select an application to launch with the
quick launch shortcut. The shortcut icon will change
according to the application you specify.
●●
Storage
View memory information for your device and memory card.
You can also format the memory card.
Formatting a memory card will permanently delete all
data from the memory location.
The actual available capacity of the internal memory is
less than the specified capacity because the operating
system and default applications occupy part of the
memory.
Power saving mode
Activate Power saving mode and change the settings for
Power saving mode.
●● CPU power saving: Set the device to limit some system
resource usage.
●● Screen power saving: Set the device to decrease the
brightness of the display.
●● Learn about power saving: View information for saving
battery power.
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Battery
View the amount of battery power consumed by your device.
Application manager
View and manage the applications on your device.
Location services
Change the settings for location services.
●● Use wireless networks: Set to use Wi-Fi for finding your
location.
●● Use GPS satellites: Set to use GPS satellites for finding your
location.
●● Location and Google search: Set the device to use your
current location for Google search and other Google
services.
Lock screen
Change the settings for securing your device.
●● Screen lock: Activate the screen lock feature.
●● Lock screen options:
The settings are applied only when you set the swipe
lock option.
-- Shortcuts: Set to show and edit application shortcuts on
the locked screen.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
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-- Information ticker: Set to show news or stock
information on the locked screen.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
-- Clock: Set to show the clock on the locked screen.
-- Help text: Set to show the help text on the locked screen.
●● Owner information: Enter your information that is shown
on the locked screen.
Security
Change the settings for securing your device.
●● Encrypt device: Set a password to encrypt data saved on
the device. You must enter the password each time you
turn on the device.
Charge the battery before enabling this setting because
it may take more than an hour to encrypt your data.
●●
Encrypt external SD card:
-- Encrypt: Set to encrypt files when you save them to a
memory card.
-- Full encryption: Set to encrypt all files on a memory card.
-- Exclude multimedia files: Set to encrypt all files on a
memory card, except for media files.
If you reset your device to the factory defaults with this
setting enabled, the device will not be able to read your
encrypted files. Disable this setting before resetting the
device.
●●
Remote controls: Set to allow remote control of your
device via the Internet when your device is lost or stolen.
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Find my mobile web page: Access the SamsungDive
website (www.samsungdive.com). You can track and
control your lost or stolen device on the SamsungDive
website.
●● Make passwords visible: Set to show your passwords as
you enter them.
●● Device administrators: View the administrators you
have approved for your device. You can allow device
administrators to apply new policies to your device.
●● Unknown sources: Set to download applications from any
source. If you do not select this option, you can download
applications only from Play Store.
●● Trusted credentials: Set to use certificates and credentials
to ensure the secure use of applications.
●● Install from device storage: Install encrypted certificates
that are saved on a memory card.
●● Clear credentials: Delete credentials from the device and
reset the password.
●●
Language and input
Change the settings for languages and text input.
››Language
Select a display language.
››Default
Select a text input method.
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››Google voice typing
Activate the Google voice input feature to enter text by voice.
To change the voice input settings, select .
●● Choose input languages: Select input languages for
Google voice recognition.
●● Block offensive words: Set to prevent the device from
recognising offensive words in voice inputs.
●● Download offline speech recognition: Download and
install language data for offline voice input.
››Samsung keyboard
To change the Samsung keypad settings, select .
●● Input languages: Select input languages to use with the
keypad.
●● Predictive text: Activate XT9 mode to predict words based
on your input and show word suggestions.
●● Continuous input: Set to enter text by sweeping on the
keypad.
●● Handwriting: Change the settings for Handwriting mode,
such as recognition time, pen thickness, or pen colour.
●● Advanced:
-- Auto capitalisation: Set to capitalise the first letter of a
sentence automatically.
-- Auto-punctuate: Set the device to insert a full stop when
you double-tap the space bar.
-- Character preview: Set the device to show a preview
image of each letter you tap.
-- Key-tap sound: Set the device to sound when you tap a
key.
●● Tutorial: View the tutorial for using the Samsung keypad.
●● Reset settings: Reset the Samsung keypad settings to the
factory defaults.
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››Voice search
Language: Select a language for Google voice recognition.
●● Speech output: Set the device to provide voice feedback to
alert you to the current action.
●● Block offensive words: Set to hide offensive words from
voice search results.
●● Download offline speech recognition: Download and
install language data for offline voice input.
●●
››Text-to-speech output
Preferred TTS engine: Select a speech synthesis engine. To
change the settings for speech synthesis engines, select .
●● Speech rate: Select a speed for the TTS feature.
●● Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an
example.
●● Driving mode: Activate Driving mode to provide audible
notifications for event details.
●●
››Pointer speed
Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad
connected to your device.
Back up and reset
Change the settings for managing settings and data.
●● Back up my data: Set to back up your settings and
application data to the Google server.
●● Backup account: Set up or edit your Google backup
account.
●● Automatic restore: Set to restore your settings and
application data when you must reinstall an application.
●● Factory data reset: Reset your settings to the factory
defaults and delete all your data.
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Add account
Add your email or SNS accounts.
Accessory
Dock sound: Set the device to play a sound when your
device is connected to or removed from a desktop dock.
Date and time
Change the settings to control how time and date appears on
your device.
If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from
the device, the time and date will be reset.
Set date: Set the current date manually.
●● Set time: Set the current time manually.
●● Select time zone: Select a time zone.
●● Use 24-hour format: Set to show the time in 24-hour
format or 12-hour format.
●● Select date format: Select a date format.
●●
Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features for those with
physical challenges. Change the settings to improve
accessibility to the device’s interface and features.
●● Auto-rotate screen: Set the interface to rotate
automatically when you rotate the device.
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Screen timeout: Select the length of time that the device
waits before turning off the display backlight.
●● Speak passwords: Set the device to read aloud passwords
you enter on websites with TalkBack.
●● Accessibility shortcut: Add a shortcut to accessibility
settings that appears when you press and hold the Power
key.
●● TalkBack: Activate TalkBack, which provides voice
feedback.
●● Font size: Change the font size in the calendar, email,
phonebook, and memo applications.
●● Text-to-speech output:
-- Preferred TTS engine: Select a speech synthesis engine.
To change the settings for speech synthesis engines,
select .
-- Speech rate: Select a speed for the TTS feature.
-- Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an
example.
-- Driving mode: Activate Driving mode to provide audible
notifications for event details.
●● Enhance web accessibility: Set applications to install web
scripts to make their web content more accessible.
●● Mono audio: Enable mono sound when you listen to audio
with one earbud.
●● Turn off all sounds: Mute all device sounds.
●● Tap and hold delay: Set the recognition time for tapping
and holding the screen.
●●
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Developer options
Activate and change the settings for application
development.
●● Desktop backup password: Set a password to secure your
backup data.
●● Stay awake: Set the screen to remain on while you are
charging the battery.
●● Protect SD card: Set to request a confirmation when
reading data from a memory card.
●● USB debugging: Activate USB debugging mode to
connect your device to a computer with a USB cable.
●● Allow mock locations: Allow mock locations and service
information to be sent to a Location Manager service for
testing.
●● Select debug app: Select applications to debug and
prevent errors when you pause debugging.
●● Wait for debugger: Set to prevent the selected application
from loading until the debugger is ready.
●● Show touches: Set to show the pointer when you touch
the screen.
●● Show pointer location: Set to show the coordinates and
traces of the pointer when you touch the screen.
●● Show layout boundaries: Set to show boundaries.
●● Show GPU view updates: Set to flash areas of the screen
when they are updated with the GPU.
●● Show screen updates: Set to flash areas of the screen
when they are updated.
●● Window animation scale: Select a speed for opening and
closing pop-up windows.
●● Transition animation scale: Select a speed for switching
between screens.
●● Animator duration scale: Select how long pop-up
windows will be shown.
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Disable hardware overlays: Set to hide hardware overlays.
Force GPU rendering: Set to use 2D hardware acceleration
to improve graphic performance.
●● Strict mode: Set the device to flash the screen when
applications perform long operations.
●● Show CPU usage: Set to list all active processes.
●● Profile GPU rendering: Set to check the time of GPU
rendering time.
●● Enable traces: Set to capture traces of application and
system performance.
●● Do not keep activities: Set to end a running application
when you launch a new application.
●● Limit background processes: Set to limit the number of
processes that can run in the background.
●● Show all ANRs: Set the device to alert you to unresponsive
applications that are running in the background.
●●
●●
About device
View information about your device, such as model number
and version.
You can download and install firmware update with
the firmware over-the-air (FOTA) service. To check for
firmware updates, select Software update → Update.
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Troubleshooting
Your device displays network or service error
messages
When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception,
you may lose reception. Move to another area and try
again.
●● You cannot access some options without a subscription.
Contact your service provider for more details.
●●
The touch screen responds slowly or improperly
If your device has a touch screen and the touch screen is not
responding properly, try the following:
●● Remove any protective covers from the touch screen.
Protective covers may prevent the device from recognising
your inputs and are not recommended for touch screen
devices.
●● Ensure that your hands are clean and dry when tapping the
touch screen.
●● Restart your device to clear any temporary software bugs.
●● Ensure that your device’s software is upgraded to the latest
version.
●● If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, take your
device to a Samsung Service Centre.
Your device freezes or has fatal errors
If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close
applications or reset the device to regain functionality. If your
device is still responsive and an application is frozen, close the
application with the task manager. If your device is frozen and
unresponsive, press and hold the Power key for 8-10 seconds.
If this problem persists, perform a factory data reset. In the
application list, select Settings → Back up and reset →
Factory data reset → Reset device → Erase everything.
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The device beeps and the battery icon is empty
Your battery is low. Recharge the battery to continue using
the device.
The battery does not charge properly or the device
turns off
If the battery will no longer charge completely, you need to
replace it with a new battery. Take your device to your local
Samsung Service Centre.
Your device is hot if touched
When you use applications that require more power or use
applications on your device for an extended period of time,
your device may feel hot. This is normal and should not affect
your device’s lifespan or performance.
Error messages appear when launching the camera
Your device must have sufficient memory and battery power
available to operate the camera application. If you receive
error messages when launching the camera, try the following:
●● Charge the battery.
●● Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or
deleting files from your device.
●● Restart the device. If you are still having trouble with
the camera application after trying these tips, contact a
Samsung Service Centre.
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Error messages appear when opening music files
Some music files may not play on your device for a number of
reasons. If you receive error messages when opening music
files on your device, try the following:
●● Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or
deleting files from your device.
●● Ensure that the music file is not Digital Rights Management
(DRM)-protected. If the file is DRM-protected, ensure that
you have the appropriate licence or key to play the file.
●● Ensure that your device supports the file type.
Another Bluetooth device is not located
Ensure that the Bluetooth feature is activated on your
device.
●● Ensure that the Bluetooth feature is activated on the device
you wish to connect to, if necessary.
●● Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are
within the maximum Bluetooth range (10 m).
●●
If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung
Service Centre.
A connection is not established when you connect
the device to a computer
Ensure that the USB cable you are using is compatible with
your device.
●● Ensure that you have the proper drivers installed and
updated on your computer.
●● If you are a Windows XP user, ensure that you have
Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher installed on your
computer.
●● Ensure that you have Samsung Kies 2.0 or Windows Media
Player 10 or higher installed on your computer.
●●
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Index
alarms 97
AllShare Play 88
applications
creating groups 78
finding 77
importing/exporting 78
device lock 34
display
closing 31
downloading 30
launching 28
multitasking 31
organising 29
uninstalling 30
brightness 33
font style 32
language 31
settings 107
wallpaper 32
battery
file manager 100
find my mobile 35
flight mode 19
gallery 67
Google+ 55
Google Mail 49
Google Maps 42
Google Messenger 55
Google Talk 53
home screen
charging 14
Bluetooth 91
calculator 98
calendar
creating events 79
viewing events 80
camera
changing camcorder
settings 63
changing camera
settings 59
recording videos 61
taking photos 56
adding panels 27
moving items 26
removing items 27
removing panels 27
using the notifications
panel 26
using widgets 28
connectivity
AllShare Play 88
Bluetooth 91
GPS connections 93
USB connections 82
VPN connections 94
Wi-Fi 84
indicator icons 25
Internet 38
key functions 14
contacts
creating 77
Index
121
sound
maps
getting directions 43
searching for locations 42
searching for places
nearby 44
using the navigation 44
device volume 32
settings 107
touch tone 32
task manager 31
text input
memory card
copy and paste 37
with Google voice input 36
with Samsung keypad 36
formatting 18
inserting 17
removing 18
touch screen
memos
locking/unlocking 23
using 20
creating 81
viewing 81
touch tone 32
unpack 11
USB connections
messages
sending email 51
sending Google Mail 49
viewing email 52
viewing Google Mail 50
as camera device 83
as media device 83
with Samsung Kies 82
with Windows Media
Player 83
music player 73
photo editor 70
photos
video editor 71
videos
editing 70
taking 56
viewing 67
playing 64, 69
recording 61
uploading to YouTube 48
Play Store 45
Polaris Office 102
power saving 16, 108
Samsung Apps 46
settings 105
silent mode 32
VPN connections 94
web browser 38
Wi-Fi 84
world clock 104
YouTube 47
Index
122