Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0

User Guide
User Guide
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T A B L E T
User Manual
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Table of Contents
Section 1: Getting Started ............................. 4
Understanding This User Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SIM Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Turning Your Device On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setup Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Securing Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 2: Understanding Your Device ....... 10
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Back View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Touch Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Multi Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Notification Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Entering Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 3: Accounts and Contacts .............. 28
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
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Your Google Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Your Samsung Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Section 4: Connections ................................35
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Wi-Fi Direct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Mobile Hotspot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Tethering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
VPN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Connecting as a Mass Storage Device . . . . . . . . . 49
Section 5: Applications ................................50
Apps Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Chrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Google . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Google Now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Google Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Hancom Viewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Hangouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Memo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Mobile Hotspot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
My Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Play Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Play Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Play Movies & TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
Play Newsstand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
Play Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
S Voice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
Setup Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76
Voice Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77
VZ Navigator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78
WatchON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78
World Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
Section 6: Settings ...................................... 80
About Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80
Airplane Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81
Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Mobile Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Mobile Hotspot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Tethering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
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VPN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Ethernet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
View Verizon Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Nearby Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Screen Mirroring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
Blocking Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
Power Saving Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Application Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
Default Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Lock Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Language and Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Backup and Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
Motions and Gestures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
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Date and Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
Accessibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
About Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
Software Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
Index ............................................................114
Section 1: Getting Started
This section helps you to quickly start using your device.
Understanding This User Manual
The instructions in this manual are based on default settings,
and may vary from your device depending on the software
version on your device and any changes to the device’s
settings.
Unless otherwise specified, all instructions in this manual
assume that you are starting from a Home screen. To get to a
Home screen, you may need to unlock the device. For more
information, refer to “Securing Your Device” on page 9.
Special Text
In this manual, some text is set apart from the rest. This
special text is intended to point out important information,
share quick methods for activating features, define terms,
and more. The definitions for these methods are as follows:
• Note: Presents alternative options for the current feature,
menu, or sub-menu.
• Tips: Provides quick or innovative methods or useful
shortcuts.
• Important! Points out important information about the
current feature that could affect performance.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user
manual start with the device unlocked, at the Home
screen.
• Warning! Brings important information to your attention
that can help to prevent loss of data or functionality or
damage to your device.
All screen images in this manual are simulated. Actual
displays may vary depending on the software version of
your device and any changes to the device’s settings.
Getting Started
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SIM Card
Text Conventions
This manual provides condensed information about how to
use your device. To make this possible, the following text
conventions are used to represent often-used steps:
➔
Arrows are used to represent the sequence of
selecting successive options in longer, or
repetitive, procedures.
For example:
From a Home screen, touch
Settings ➔ Wi-Fi.
ON/OFF
Apps ➔
This button disables or enables a feature, or turns
a setting off or on.
•
•
indicates that the feature is OFF.
indicates that the feature is ON.
For example:
Touch the OFF/ON button to turn Bluetooth
ON
or OFF
.
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Your device uses a 4G LTE SIM (Subscriber Identity Module).
The 4G LTE SIM is a small, rectangular plastic card that
stores your device number, information about your wireless
service, and may contain other information.
If you purchased your device at a Verizon Wireless store, the
SIM card is activated and ready to use. If you ordered a new
device, the card may need to be activated before you can use
it. For more information about activating the SIM card, visit:
verizonwireless.com/4GSIM.
Caution! Do not bend or scratch the SIM card. Take care
when handling, installing, or removing the SIM card,
and avoid exposing the SIM card to static electricity,
water, or dirt. Keep the SIM card out of reach of
small children.
Important! Turn the device off before installing or removing
the SIM card. To turn the device off, press and
hold the Power/Lock Key.
Installing the 4G LTE SIM Card
1. Locate the SIM card slot on the right side of the tablet.
2. Make sure the gold contacts of the SIM card face
downward and that the notched corner of the card
faces inward toward the left (as shown).
3. Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card socket
(as shown) until the card locks into place.
Battery
Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard Li-Ion
battery. A Wall/USB Charger (Charging Head and USB cable)
are included with the device for charging the battery.
Warning! Use only approved charging devices. Approved
accessories are designed to maximize battery life.
Using other accessories may invalidate your
warranty and may cause damage.
Battery Indicator
The Battery icon in the Status Bar shows the battery
power level. When battery power is low, your device prompts
you to charge the battery. If you continue to operate the
device without charging, the device powers off. For battery
use information, see “Security” on page 99.
Getting Started
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Charging the Battery
1. Insert the USB cable into the Charger/Accessory Port.
Your device comes with a Charging Head and USB cable to
charge your device from any standard power outlet.
Please note that:
• The battery comes partially charged. You must fully charge
the battery before using your device for the first time. After
the first charge, you can use the device while charging.
• You cannot charge the battery using the USB cable and
your PC.
• If the battery is completely discharged, you cannot turn on
the device, even with the USB power adapter connected.
Allow a depleted battery to charge for a few minutes
before you try to turn on the device.
2. Insert the USB cable into the Charging Head, and then
plug the Charging Head into a standard AC power
outlet.
3. When charging is complete, unplug the Charging Head
from the power outlet and remove the USB cable from
the device.
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Turning Your Device On and Off
Turning Your
Device On
Press and hold the
Power/Lock Key.
Turning Your
Device Off
1. Press and hold the
Power/Lock Key.
2. On the options menu,
touch Power off ➔ OK.
Memory Card
Your device supports removable microSD or microSDHC
memory cards (not included) with maximum capacities of
64 GB. Memory cards used to store music, photos, videos,
and other files.
Installing a Memory Card
1. Open the memory card slot cover and turn to expose
the slot.
2. With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide the
memory card into the slot, pushing gently until it clicks
into place.
Setup Wizard
The first time you turn your tablet on, Setup Wizard will guide
you through the basics of setting up your tablet.
Follow the prompts to choose a default language, set up
accounts, choose location services, and learn more about
your tablet.
You can also run the Setup Wizard later. From a Home
3. Close the memory card slot cover.
Getting Started
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Securing Your Device
By default, the device locks automatically when the screen
times out or you can lock it manually.
Unlock the tablet by swiping your finger across the screen.
This is the default Screen lock (Swipe), and offers no
security.
Prevent others from using or accessing personal data
and information stored in the device by using a secure
Screen Lock.
For more information about creating and enabling a secure
Screen Lock, see “Lock Screen” on page 97.
For other settings related to securing your device, see
“Security” on page 99.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this User
Manual start with the device unlocked, at the Home
screen.
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Locking the Device Manually
Press the Power/Lock Key.
Unlocking the Device
1. Press the Power/Lock Key. The Lock screen displays.
2. Swipe across the screen as shown. This is the default
Swipe screen lock and offers no security.
Section 2: Understanding Your Device
This section outlines key features of your device and
describes the screen and the icons that appear when the
device is in use. It also shows how to navigate through
the device.
Features
• 8-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) TFT touch screen
• OS Version: Android™ 4.4, KitKat®
• 1.2 GHz Quad-core processor
• Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
• Bluetooth 4.0
• Memory:
– Internal: 16 GB (The actual available capacity of the
internal memory is less than the specified capacity
because the operating system and default applications
occupy part of the memory. The available capacity may
change when you upgrade the device.)
• Camera:
– Main (rear): 3 MP
– Front: 1.3 MP
• Connectivity:
–
–
–
–
Wi-Fi Direct
Mobile Hotspot
USB 2.0
3.5mm Headset Port
• Support for photos, videos, and multimedia
• Mono speaker
• Video player
• Music player
• Preloaded applications for productivity, entertainment,
communicating, and creating content
– Supports microSD memory cards up to 64GB
(not included)
Understanding Your Device
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Front View
The following items can be found on the front and sides of
your device.
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2
3
1. Front-Facing Camera Lens: Used when taking photos or
recording videos.
2. Power/Lock Key: Press and hold to turn the device on or
off. Press to lock the device or to wake the screen for
unlocking.
3. Volume Key: From Home, press to adjust Master
Volume. During music playback, press to adjust
volume.
4. Back Key: Return to the previous screen, step, or option.
5. Home Key: Display the Home screen. Touch and hold to
launch Google Now.
6. Recent Apps Key: Touch to display Recent apps, where
you can switch to an app, close apps, or access the
Task manager.
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Back View
The following items can be found on the back, top, and side
of your device.
1
2
1. 3.5mm Headset Jack: Attach optional headphones (not
included) or other accessories.
2. Camera Lens: Used when taking photos or recording
videos.
3. External Speaker: Used in music or video playback,
notification tones, and for other sounds.
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4. Charger/Accessory Port: Connect a USB cable when
charging or to sync music and files.
5. microSD Card Slot: Holds a memory card (not
included).
6. SIM Card Slot: Holds the SIM card.
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7. Infrared Blaster: Emits infrared signals used for
controlling external devices.
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8. Microphone: Used for video chat and recording.
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3
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Understanding Your Device
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Using the Touch Screen
Finger Gestures
Touching
To open an application, to select a menu item, to press an
onscreen button, or to enter a character using the onscreen
keyboard, touch it with a finger.
Touching and Holding
Touch and hold an item for more than 2 seconds to access
available options.
Dragging
To move an icon, thumbnail, or preview to a new location,
touch and hold it and drag it to the target position.
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Double-Tapping
Double-tap on a web page, map, or image to zoom in a part.
Double-tap again to zoom out again.
Swipe
Swipe left or right on the Home screen or the Applications
screen to see another panel. Swipe up or down to scroll
through a web page or a list, such as contacts.
Pinching and Spreading
Spread two fingers apart on a web page, map, or image to
zoom in. Pinch to zoom out.
Important! To avoid damaging the touch screen, do not touch
it with anything sharp or apply excessive pressure
to it with your fingertips.
Motions
Simple motions allow easy control of the device.
Rotating the Screen
Screen Capture
Touch and hold the Power/Lock Key and
Home
to capture and save an image of the current screen.
Many applications allow display in either portrait or
landscape orientation. Rotating the device causes the display
to automatically adjust to fit the new screen orientation.
Note: A copy of the screenshot is automatically saved to the
clipboard.
To prevent the display from rotating automatically, open the
Notification panel and deselect Screen rotation.
To view the screen shots:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Note: Some applications do not allow screen rotation, or
display a different screen depending on the orientation.
For example, the calculator turns into a scientific
calculator when rotated to landscape.
Apps ➔
Gallery.
2. Touch to open the Screenshots album.
3. Touch a screen capture to view it.
Understanding Your Device
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Home Screen
The Home screen is the starting point for using your device.
It consists of:
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2
3
1. Notifications: Notification icons appear on the Status
Bar at the top of the screen to report calendar events,
device status, and more. Drag down from the Status
Bar to open the Notification panel.
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2. Status Indicators: Display your current network
status, signal strength, battery charge, and time.
3. Status Bar: The Status Bar displays notifications on
the left side and status indicators on the right side.
4. Widgets: Applications that run on the Home screen.
Some widgets are found on the Home screen by
default.
5. App Shortcuts: Touch to launch your favorite apps.
6. Apps: Access to all your apps and widgets.
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7. Current Screen: Shows which Home screen is
presently displayed.
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Extended Home Screen
The Home screen consists of the main Home panel, plus
panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more
space for adding shortcuts, widgets and folders.
Slide your finger horizontally across the screen to scroll to
the left or right side panels. As you scroll, the indicator at the
bottom of the display shows your current position.
Adding and Removing Home Screen Panels
Pinch the Home screen to display Edit page options.
See “Pinching and Spreading” on page 13.
Drag panel here to delete
Set as main Home
screen (the panel with
will display when
you press the
Home Key)
* Touch and drag a
panel to reposition it
Add new panel
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Shortcuts and Widgets
You can add, reposition, or remove shortcuts and widgets
from the Home screen.
Adding a Shortcut or Widget
You can customize the Home screen by adding shortcuts
and widgets.
1. Touch and hold an empty area of the Home screen.
On the popup menu, touch Apps and widgets.
– or –
Tap
Apps to display the Apps screen.
2. For shortcuts, touch the Apps tab. For widgets, touch
the Widgets tab.
3. Touch and hold the shortcut or widget, and then drag it
to a position on the Home screen and release.
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Removing a Shortcut or Widget
Shortcuts and widgets can be removed from the
Home screen.
Touch and hold the shortcut or widget until it detaches,
and then drag it to
Remove and release.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the application;
it simply removes the shortcut from the Home screen.
Folders
Place folders on the Home screen to organize items.
Adding Folders
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold on an empty area
of the screen until the Home screen popup appears.
2. Touch Folder.
3. Enter a name for the folder and touch OK.
Using Folders
Touch the folder to open it and access the shortcuts
inside.
To add shortcuts to the folder, touch and hold the
shortcut, and then drag it to the folder and release.
Delete a Folder
Touch and hold the folder until it detaches, and then
drag it to
Remove and release.
Wallpapers
You can choose a picture to display on the Home Screen,
Lock screen, or on both the Home and Lock screens. Choose
from preloaded wallpapers, or select a photo you have
downloaded or taken with the Camera.
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold on an empty area
of the screen until the Home screen popup displays.
2. Touch Set wallpaper.
3. Touch Home Screen, Lock screen, or Home and
lock screens for options:
• Gallery: Access the Gallery to select a photo.
• Live wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded interactive
animated wallpapers (Home screen only).
• Photos: Access Google Photos to select a photo
(Home screen only).
• Travel wallpaper: View recommended travel
destinations (Lock screen only).
• Wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded wallpaper
images.
Note: You can also set the wallpaper in Settings. From a Home
screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings. Under Device,
touch Display ➔ Wallpaper.
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Multi Window
Multi task by using up to two applications at the same time.
App 1
Multi Window Tray
Note: Only applications displayed on the Multi window panel
can be used with the Multi window feature.
Activate Multi Window
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Display.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch the ON/OFF switch next to Multi window to turn
Multi window ON.
Multi Window
Controls
Note: You can also activate Multi window from the Notification
panel. For more information, refer to “Notification
Panel” on page 21.
App 2
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Tray Controls
Multi Window Tray
Multi window apps are displayed on the Multi window tray.
Display the Multi window tray:
1. Activate Multi window (see “Activate Multi Window” on
page 19).
2. Swipe the right edge of the screen toward the center to
display the Multi window tray. After a few seconds, the
tray will be hidden again.
Using Multi Window Applications
You can use Multi window to run multiple applications at the
same time.
Window Controls
Select an application window and touch
the windows. Window controls appear:
in the middle of
Switch locations between Multi Window applications.
Share items between the application windows. Drag
an item to share from one window to another. Some
applications may not support this feature.
Maximize the application.
Close the application.
1. With Multi window activated, swipe the right edge
of the screen toward the center to display the
Multi window tray.
2. Drag an app off the tray and release. Drag another app
off of the panel and release it into one of the
highlighted windows.
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Tray Configuration
You can rearrange the apps on the Multi window tray, add
new apps, or remove apps.
On the Multi window tray:
1. Touch
to access the tray controls.
2. Touch
Edit:
• To remove an app from the tray, touch and drag it off of
the tray and place it in the storage area.
• To add an app to the tray, touch and drag it from the
storage area to the tray.
• To relocate an app, touch and drag it to a new location.
• To save your changes, touch
3. Touch
Done.
Help for additional information.
Notification Panel
Notification icons appear on the Status Bar at the top of the
screen to report new calendar events, device status, and
more. For details about these notifications, open the
Notification panel.
1. Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to
display the Notification panel.
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2. Scroll down the list to see additional notification
details.
3. Touch an item to open it.
4. To clear a single notification, drag the notification left
or right. Touch
to clear all notifications.
5. To close the Notification panel, swipe upward from the
Back.
bottom of the screen or touch
Additional Panel Functions
In addition to notifications, the Notification panel also
provides quick and ready access to settings. These can be
quickly activated or deactivated by toggling them on or off.
You can choose the functions that display.
Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to
display the Notification panel.
• To go to Settings, touch
Settings. For more
information, refer to “Settings” on page 80.
• Touch
to display additional functions. Touch
display only your primary functions.
to
• To set the display brightness, touch the
Brightness slider and drag it to set the display
brightness.
• To adjust the system volume, touch the
Sound
slider and drag it to set the Notification sound level or
touch
to set the level for Notifications, Media, and
System sounds. For more information, refer to “Sound”
on page 86.
Notification panel Options
• Touch the ON/OFF switch to show Recommended
apps on the Notification panel after certain actions,
such as connecting earphones. Touch Recommended
apps for options:
– Earphones: Touch
to select which apps to
display on the Notification panel when you insert
earphones.
– Docking: Touch
to select which apps to display
on the Notification panel when you dock your tablet.
Swipe your finger down from the top of the screen to
display the Notification panel.
• Touch
to display additional options.
• Touch
and locate the Notification panel area at the
bottom of the Notification panel screen.
– Touch and hold a desired function, such as Airplane
mode, and then drag it to the top two rows.
– Touch Brightness and volume to add these
controls to the Notification panel.
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Status Bar
Connectivity Icons
The Status Bar at the top of the home screen provides device
information (such as network status, signal strength, battery
charge, and time) on the right side and notification alerts on
the left.
Wi-Fi connected
To display the Status Bar:
Connected to Bluetooth
From a Home screen, swipe downward from the top of
the screen. The Status Bar will appear. It will disappear
after a few seconds.
Status Bar Icons
Some common status and notification icons are shown
below. For a categorized list of icons that display on the
device:
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings ➔ About device ➔ Icon glossary.
Bluetooth on
Signal strength
No SIM card installed
No network signal
USB connected
Wi-Fi Direct is active and your tablet is connected
to another device.
The Nearby devices setting is enabled.
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Device Status Icons
Messaging Icons
Battery full
New email
Battery charging
New Gmail
Battery low
Other Icons
GPS enabled
Alarm activated
Vibrate mode enabled
Airplane mode activated
Mute mode enabled
Blocking mode activated
Error occurred or caution required
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Entering Text
Use the Samsung keyboard or the voice input feature to
enter text.
Note: Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter
text, you must change the input language to one of the
supported languages.
Handwriting
Touch and hold
Options ➔
Handwriting, and then
write a word with a finger. As you write, suggestions are
offered in the word options area in case the correct letters
were not recognized. Select a suggested word.
Entering Uppercase
Touch
before entering a character. For all caps, touch
it twice.
Changing the Keyboard Type
Touch and hold
Options, and then touch
to
change the keyboard type. Options are: Normal,
Floating, and Split.
Changing Language Keyboards
You can add additional input languages to the keyboard.
Slide the space key left or right to change language
keyboards.
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Touch and hold
Options, and then touch
Settings ➔ Select input languages.
Use handwriting gestures to perform actions, such as editing
or deleting characters and inserting spaces. To view the
gesture guides, touch and hold
Options, and then touch
Settings ➔ Help ➔ Keyboard ➔ Use handwriting
gestures.
Entering Text By Voice
Touch
to activate the voice input feature, and then speak
into the microphone. The device displays what you speak.
If the device does not recognize your words, touch the
underlined text and select an alternative word or phrase from
the drop-down list.
To change the language or add languages for voice
recognition, touch the current language.
Entering Text Using Swype
Swype is a new way to enter text on touch screens. Instead
of touching each key individually, use your finger to trace
over the letters of a word. For each word, place your finger
on the first letter and glide to the subsequent letters, lifting
on the last letter.
Swype Help
While entering text, you can get information about Swype.
Touch and hold
Swype to access Settings, for the
How to Swype tutorial.
Configuring Swype
Configure Swype options in the Language and input settings.
• While entering text, touch and hold
Swype.
• For more information about Swype settings, see “Swype”
on page 104.
Using the Numeric Keyboard
Switch to a Numeric Keyboard, to quickly enter numbers and
mathematical operators.
Touch
.
Entering Symbols and Numbers
Using the Swype Keyboard:
• Touch and hold on a key to enter the character at the top of
the key.
• Touch and hold on a key until a menu of all characters
available on that key appears, then touch a character to
enter it.
• Touch
to switch to Symbol mode, then touch a key.
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Editing Keyboard
The Editing Keyboard provides a quick way to move the
cursor and highlight text. If the application in which you are
working supports editing, you can cut, copy or paste
highlighted text.
Swype from
Swype to
.
Using Swype Voice Input
Enter text by speaking. Swype recognizes your speech and
enters text for you.
Touch
Voice Input. At the prompt, speak the text
you want to enter.
Copying and Pasting
Touch and hold over text, drag or to select more or less
text, and then touch Copy to copy or Cut to cut. The selected
text is copied to the clipboard.
To paste it into a text entry field, touch and hold at the point
where it should be inserted, and then touch Paste.
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Section 3: Accounts and Contacts
This section explains how to manage accounts and contacts.
Accounts
Your device can synchronize with a variety of accounts. With
synchronization, information on your device is updated with
any information that changes in your accounts.
Setting Up Accounts
Set up and manage your synchronized accounts with the
Accounts setting.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Accounts ➔ Add account.
Settings
2. Touch the account type.
3. Follow the prompts to enter your account credentials to
complete the set up process.
Your tablet communicates with the appropriate account
servers to set up your account. When complete, your
account displays in the Accounts area of the Settings
screen.
Your Google Account
When you set up your Google account on your device, Google
applications will always be in sync between your tablet and
computer.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Accounts ➔ Add account ➔ Google.
Settings
2. Follow the prompts to sign into your existing account or
create a new account.
Your Samsung Account
Create a Samsung Account for access to Samsung apps
and services, such as Samsung Link, and much more.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Accounts ➔ Add account ➔ Samsung account.
2. Follow the prompts to sign into your existing account or
create a new account.
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Contacts
Store contact information for your friends, family, and
colleagues to quickly access information or to send a
message.
To access Contacts:
From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
to display additional
• Phone: Enter a phone number.
Apps ➔
Contacts
2. To choose where the contact is stored, touch Device or
an account.
– or –
Touch Add new account to add a different account.
For more information, refer to “Setting Up Accounts”
on page 28.
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• Picture: Touch the picture icon to assign a picture to
the new contact.
• Name: Enter the name. Touch
name fields.
Apps ➔
Add a Contact
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Create.
3. Touch each field to enter information. Touch
to add
another entry, or
to remove an entry. Touch
to
choose a label.
• Email: Enter an email address.
• Groups: Assign the contact to a group.
• Add another field: Add additional fields for the
contact.
4. Touch Save.
Note: Your personal Contact entry is always listed at the top of
the Contacts list under ME. Touch Set up profile to add
your contact information.
Updating Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
Contacts Display Options
Apps ➔
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information.
3. Touch
Edit.
4. Touch any field to update.
Deleting Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
Apps ➔
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to display it.
3. Touch
Delete.
There are various ways to display your contacts.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
Apps ➔
2. Touch the Groups tab, Favorites tab, or Contacts tab
to view contacts in various ways:
• Groups: Display contacts sorted into groups—such as
Not assigned, Co-workers, Family, Friends, etc. The
number of contacts in each group is displayed next to
the group name. Touch a group name to show only
contacts in that group. For more information, refer to
“Create a New Group” on page 32.
• Favorites: Show only your favorite (or starred),
contacts. For more information, refer to “Favorites” on
page 34.
• Contacts: Show all your contacts. Touch the Search
field and enter a keyword to list contacts that contain
that keyword.
• While viewing Groups, Favorites, or Contacts, touch
Menu for options.
• While viewing the Contacts tab, touch Menu ➔
Settings for Contact settings.
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Linked Contacts
Your device can synchronize with multiple accounts,
including Google, Corporate Exchange, and other service
providers. When you synchronize contacts from these
accounts with your device, you may have multiple contacts
for the same person.
Linking, or joining, imported contact records allows you to
see all of a contact’s numbers and addresses together in a
single contact entry. Linking also helps you keep your
contacts updated, because any changes in the respective
accounts are automatically updated the next time you
synchronize with that account.
Linking Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
Apps ➔
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to display it.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Link contact.
4. Touch the contact you want to link. The linked contact’s
information is displayed with the original contact’s
information.
Separating Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
Apps ➔
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to display it.
3. Touch Menu ➔ Separate contact. A list of linked
contacts is displayed.
4. Touch
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to separate a linked contact.
Sharing Contact Information
You can send a contact’s information using Bluetooth to other
Bluetooth devices, or in an Email or Gmail as an attachment.
Note: Not all Bluetooth devices accept contacts and not all
devices support transfers of multiple contacts. Check
the target device’s documentation.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
2. Touch
Apps ➔
Menu ➔ Share namecard via.
3. Touch Selected contact to share only the displayed
contact, or touch Multiple contacts.
4. Touch a sending method, such as Bluetooth or email.
Groups
Assign contacts to Groups to make searching for contacts
faster or to quickly send messages to group members.
Create a New Group
Create a new group when you add or edit a contact.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Groups tab.
2. Touch
Create.
Apps ➔
Contacts
3. Touch the Group name field and enter a name.
4. Touch Add member, touch individual contacts or touch
Select all, and then touch Done to add the selected
contacts to the group.
5. Touch Save.
5. Follow the prompts to send the contact information.
Tip: Contacts can belong to more than one group. While
editing a contact, touch the Groups field to add additional
groups.
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Adding Group Members
Renaming a Group
To add a contact to a group, just edit a contact’s Group field.
For more information, refer to “Updating Contacts” on
page 30.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Groups tab.
Apps ➔
Contacts
2. Touch the group to which you want to add members.
3. Touch
Add member. The contacts list displays.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to add.
5. Touch Done to add the contacts to the group.
Removing Group Members
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Groups tab.
Apps ➔
Contacts
2. Touch the group from which you want to remove
members.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Remove member.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to
remove.
5. Touch Done to remove the contacts.
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1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Groups tab.
Apps ➔
Contacts
2. Touch the group you want to rename.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Edit group.
4. Touch the Group name field and enter a new name.
5. Touch Save.
Deleting Groups
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Contacts
➔ Groups tab ➔ Menu ➔ Delete groups.
2. Touch individual groups or touch Select all, then
touch Done.
3. Touch Group only to delete only the group or Group
and group members to delete both the group and the
group’s members.
Favorites
Remove Favorites
Mark contact records with a
favorites.
gold star to identify them as
2. Touch
Mark a Contact as a Favorite
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Favorites tab.
Apps ➔
Contacts
Menu ➔ Remove from Favorites.
3. Touch individual contacts or touch Select all, then
touch Done to remove.
Apps ➔
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to display it.
3. Touch the
Star so that it turns gold
.
Note: To remove a from your favorites list, touch the
Star
next to the contact’s name so that it is no longer gold
.
Tip: You do not have to edit the contact to mark it as a
favorite.
View Favorites
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
Apps ➔
2. Touch the Favorites tab. Only your starred contacts are
displayed.
– or –
Touch the Groups tab, then touch Starred in Android
to list only your starred contacts that are being saved
to your Google Account.
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Section 4: Connections
Your device includes features to connect to the Internet and
to other devices.
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that provides
access to local area networks. Use your device’s Wi-Fi
feature to:
• Access the internet for browsing or to send and receive
email.
• Access your corporate network.
• Use hotspots provided by hotels or airports while traveling.
Wi-Fi communication requires access to an existing Wireless
Access Point (WAP). WAPs can be Open (unsecured, as with
most hotspots) or Secured (requiring you to provide login
credentials).
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Turn Wi-Fi On or Off
Turn your device’s Wi-Fi feature on or off. When you turn
Wi-Fi on, your device automatically searches for available,
in-range WAPs (Wireless Access Points).
When Wi-Fi is on,
displays in the Status Bar.
From the Notification panel
1. From any screen, touch the top of the screen and
swipe downward. The Notification panel displays.
2. Touch Wi-Fi to turn it ON (green) or OFF (grey).
From Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Wi-Fi.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
Scan and Connect to a Wi-Fi Network
When you turn on Wi-Fi, your device searches for and
displays available Wi-Fi connections.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Wi-Fi.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on. Your device begins
scanning for available Wireless Access Points, or you
can tap Scan to start searching.
3. When the scan is complete, touch a Wi-Fi network to
connect. If the Wi-Fi network is open (unsecured), your
device automatically connects. If the Wi-Fi network is
secured, enter the password at the prompt to connect.
Tip: You can have your device automatically notify you of
available networks. See “Wi-Fi notifications” under
“Wi-Fi Settings” on page 37.
Add a Wi-Fi Network Manually
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Wi-Fi.
2. Touch ON/OFF to Wi-Fi on.
3. Touch Add Wi-Fi network and enter the following:
• Network SSID: Enter the name of the Wi-Fi Wireless
Access Point (WAP).
• Security: Select the type of security used by the WAP.
Note: Depending on the security protocol used by the WAP,
additional network information may be required, such
as a password.
• Password: If the WAP is secured, enter the password
or hex key.
4. Touch Connect.
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Wi-Fi Settings
Set up and manage wireless access points.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Wi-Fi.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. Touch
Menu for options:
• Advanced.
– Wi-Fi notifications: Receive a notification when
new Wireless Access Points (WAPs) are available.
– Sort by: Sort Wi-Fi networks by alphabet or signal
strength.
– Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to
disconnect from Wi-Fi.
– Always allow scanning: Allow Google location
service and other apps to scan for networks, even
when Wi-Fi is turned off.
– Smart network switch: Auto connect to/
disconnect from Wi-Fi networks.
– Install certificates: Install authentication
certificates.
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– MAC address: View your device’s MAC address,
which is required when connecting to some secured
networks (not configurable).
– IP address: View your device’s IP address (not
configurable).
• Manage networks: Configure previously connected
Access Points.
• WPS push button: Set up a connection to a WPS
(Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other equipment.
• WPN PIN entry: View the PIN used by your device to
set up a PIN-secured connection to a Wi-Fi router or
other equipment (not configurable).
• Help: Learn about setting up and using Wi-Fi networks.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows device-to-device connections so you
can transfer large amounts of data over a Wi-Fi connection.
Both your device and the target device must be enabled for
Wi-Fi Direct communication. This connection is direct and
not via a hot spot or Wireless Access Point (WAP).
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Wi-Fi.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. Touch Wi-Fi Direct. Your device begins scanning for
other devices enabled with Wi-Fi Direct.
4. Enable Wi-Fi Direct on the target device.
5. In the list of available devices, touch the target device.
– or –
If you want to connect to more than one device, touch
Multi connect and touch each device (that support
Multi connect) you want to connect to. Touch Done.
6. On the target device, touch Connect. Once connected,
the target device will show as Connected in your list of
Wi-Fi Direct devices and the
icon will display on
the Status Bar.
Share Information Using Wi-Fi Direct
To share videos, photos, or other information with the
connected device, follow these steps:
1. View the information that you want to share. For
example, if you want to share a photo, find the photo in
your camera viewer or from a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
My Files, touch and hold to select the
photo, and then use the Share via option.
2. Touch the Wi-Fi Direct option.
The Wi-Fi Direct settings screen displays, Wi-Fi Direct
is turned on, and your device scans for other devices.
3. Touch a connected device name.
4. The other device displays a popup that indicates it is
receiving the file.
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Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications
technology for exchanging information over a distance of
about 30 feet. You do not need to line up the devices to send
information with Bluetooth. If the devices are in range, you
can exchange information between them—even if they are
in different rooms.
Your device can use Bluetooth to share photos, contacts and
other content with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. Many of
the apps on your tablet provide options for sharing via
Bluetooth under Menu.
Turning Bluetooth On or Off
Turn your device’s Bluetooth feature on or off. When you turn
Bluetooth on, your device can search, pair, and connect to
other Bluetooth devices.
When Bluetooth is on,
is displayed on the Status Bar.
From the Notification panel
1. From any screen, touch the top of the screen and
swipe downward. The Notification panel displays.
2. Touch Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth on (green) or
off (grey).
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From Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Bluetooth.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Bluetooth on or off.
Pairing with a Bluetooth Device
Search for a Bluetooth device and pair with it, to exchange
information between your device and the target device.
After pairing, your device and the target device will recognize
each other and exchange information without a passcode or
PIN.
Note: When connected to a paired device, the Bluetooth
connected icon displays in the Status Bar.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Bluetooth.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Bluetooth on.
3. Activate the target device’s discoverable mode.
4. Touch Scan.
5. From the list of scanned devices, touch the target
device, then follow the prompts to complete the
pairing:
• If the target device requires a PIN, enter a PIN for the
target device and touch OK. When prompted, enter the
PIN on the target device.
• If the device allows automatic or smart pairing, your
device will attempt to pair with the device automatically.
Follow the prompts on your device and the target device
to complete the pairing.
Note: Due to different specifications and features of other
Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and operations
may be different, and functions such as transfer or
exchange may not be possible with all Bluetoothcompatible devices.
Disconnect or Unpair from a
Bluetooth Device
Follow these instructions to disconnect or unpair your tablet
from a Bluetooth device.
Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Bluetooth.
2. Touch the connected device, and then touch OK to
disconnect.
Unpair from a Bluetooth Device
You can make your tablet forget its pairing connection with
another Bluetooth device. To connect to the other device
again, you will need to pair them again.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Bluetooth.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Bluetooth on.
3. Touch the connected device, and then touch
Unpair.
➔
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Send Information Using Bluetooth
You can use Bluetooth to transfer information between your
tablet and another Bluetooth-enabled device such as a tablet
or notebook computer. The first time you transfer information
between your table and another device, you need to enter or
confirm a security passcode. After that, your tablet and the
other device are paired, and you will not need to exchange
pass codes to transfer information in the future.
You can send the following types of information, depending
on the device you are sending to:
• Images and videos
• Calendar events
• Contacts
• Audio files
Note: Your tablet must already be paired to the target device
in order to share files. For more information, refer to
“Pairing with a Bluetooth Device” on page 39.
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1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Bluetooth.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Bluetooth on.
3. On your tablet, open the application that contains the
information or file you want to send. Some common
ways of sharing files via Bluetooth include:
• While viewing photos or videos in the Gallery, touch
➔ Bluetooth.
• While playing music using the Music app, touch
Menu ➔ Via Bluetooth.
• While viewing a Contact, touch Menu ➔
Share namecard via ➔ Bluetooth.
4. Touch the name of the target device and follow the
prompts to accept the file.
Receive Data Using Bluetooth
Your tablet is capable of receiving a wide variety of file types
with Bluetooth, including photos, audio files, and documents
such as PDFs.
Note: Your tablet must already be paired to the target device
in order to share files. For more information, refer to
“Pairing with a Bluetooth Device” on page 39.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Bluetooth.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Bluetooth on.
Accessing Files Received Using Bluetooth
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Bluetooth.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Received files.
3. Touch a file to open it. When you open a received file,
what happens next depends on the file type:
• Media files and documents are usually opened directly
in a compatible application. For example, if you open a
music track, it starts playing in the Music Player
application.
3. When your tablet receives a file transfer request
notification, touch Accept.
• For a vCalendar file, select the calendar where you
want to save the event, and then touch Import event.
The vCalendar is added to your Calendar events.
4. When the file is transferred, a notification displays. To
open the file immediately, slide down the Notification
panel, and then touch the relevant notification.
• For a vCard contact file, if there are multiple vCard files
on your storage card, you can choose to import one,
several, or all of those contacts to your Contacts list.
Note: Received data is normally saved to the Bluetooth folder
on your tablet. If you receive a contact, it is saved to
your contacts automatically.
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Bluetooth Settings
Mobile Hotspot
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Bluetooth.
Use Mobile Hotspot to share your tablet’s Internet connection
with up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices using 4G.
2. Touch ON/OFF to turn Bluetooth on.
You can control whether devices connect to your Mobile
Hotspot with the Allowed device list.
3. Touch
Menu for options:
• Visibility timeout: Set the length of time your tablet is
visible to other devices when you turn on visibility.
• Received files: Show the list of files received using
Bluetooth.
• Rename device: Change the name of your device
(used to identify your tablet when using Bluetooth).
Touch Device name to change it.
• Help: Display additional Bluetooth information.
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Note: Mobile Hotspot requires a subscription to Mobile
Hotspot/Mobile Broadband Connect service. Contact
Verizon Wireless for more information.
Mobile Hotspot consumes battery power and uses data
service. While the Mobile Hotspot is active, your tablet’s
applications will use the Mobile Hotspot data
allowance.
Turning Mobile Hotspot On or Off
Activate Mobile Hotspot to allow other devices to use your
tablet’s internet connection.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings.
2. Touch Mobile Hotspot.
Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to your
device’s Mobile Hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings.
2. Touch Mobile Hotspot. Touch ON/OFF to enable the
feature.
3. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
Note: You can also access Mobile Hotspot with the
Hotspot app.
Connecting a Device with Mobile
Hotspot
Mobile
Caution! By default, your device’s mobile hotspot has no
security applied, and any device can connect.
3. Activate Wi-Fi on the target device, using the device’s
Wi-Fi control.
4. Scan for Wi-Fi hotspots, and select your device from
the list.
5. At the prompt, enter your device’s Mobile Hotspot
password.
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Allowed Device List
Control whether devices connect to your Mobile Hotspot with
the Allowed device list. After you add devices to the list, they
can scan for your device and connect using your device’s
mobile hotspot name and password without making your
hotspot visible.
Note: Mobile Hotspot requires a subscription to Mobile
Hotspot/Mobile Broadband Connect service. Contact
Verizon Wireless for more information.
Mobile Hotspot consumes battery power and uses data
service. While the Mobile Hotspot is active, your tablet’s
applications will use the Mobile Hotspot data
allowance.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings.
2. Touch Mobile Hotspot. Touch ON/OFF to enable the
feature.
3. Touch Allowed devices, then touch Add to enter the
other device’s Device name and MAC address.
4. Touch OK to add the device to the Allowed devices list.
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Configuring Mobile Hotspot Settings
Configure your device’s Mobile Hotspot settings, including
your device’s name and password, and set the visibility of
your device’s Wi-Fi hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings.
2. Touch Mobile Hotspot. Touch ON/OFF to enable the
feature.
3. Touch
options:
Configure Mobile Hotspot for these
• Network SSID: View and change the name of your
mobile hotspot.
• Hide my device: When enabled, your mobile hotspot
is not visible to other Wi-Fi devices during a scan. Other
devices can still connect to your mobile hotspot, but will
have to set up the connection manually with your
Network SSID and Password.
• Security: Choose the security level for your Mobile
Hotspot.
• Password: If you choose a security level that uses a
password, enter the password.
• Show password: Enable to make the Password field
visible.
• Show advanced options: Enable to access advanced
options, including Broadcast channel, to specify the
channel your device uses for Mobile Hotspot.
• Touch Menu ➔ Timeout settings to set a time limit
for Mobile Hotspot to automatically turn off if there is no
connection.
Tethering
Use Tethering to share your device’s internet connection with
a computer that connects to your device, with a USB cable,
or by Bluetooth.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings.
2. Touch Tethering.
Important! Tethering consumes battery power and increases
your data usage. Roaming while using tethering
will incur extra data charges.
Mobile Broadband Connect
Use Mobile Broadband Connect to share your device’s
network connection with a computer that connects to your
device via USB cable.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings.
2. Touch Tethering.
3. Connect the other device to your device with a USB
cable.
4. Touch Mobile Broadband Connect to turn tethering
On or Off.
Note: Mobile Broadband Connect may require a subscription
to Mobile Hotspot/Mobile Broadband Connect service.
Contact Verizon Wireless for more information.
Mobile Hotspot consumes battery power and uses data
service. While the Mobile Hotspot is active, your
device’s applications will use the Mobile Hotspot data
allowance.
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Bluetooth Tethering
Before starting, pair the target device with your tablet, and
then configure it to obtain its network connection by using
Bluetooth.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings.
2. Touch Tethering.
3. Touch Bluetooth tethering to turn tethering On or Off.
VPN
Adding a VPN
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
VPN.
• To configure a Basic VPN: Touch Basic VPN and
then touch Add. Enter the configuration information
and then touch Save.
• To configure an Advanced IPsec VPN: Touch
Advanced IPsec VPN, and then touch
Add VPN
Connection.
Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
2. Set a password to protect the private keys and shared
secrets.
Note: You must enable screen security before setting up a
VPN. For more information, refer to “Lock Screen” on
page 97.
3. Re-enter the password and then touch OK.
4. Enter the IPsec configuration information, then touch
Show advanced options to configure additional
options.
5. Touch Save.
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Connecting to a VPN
Keep VPN Always Connected
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
VPN.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
VPN.
2. Touch the VPN to which you want to connect.
2. Touch Menu ➔ Always-on VPN to select a VPN
profile to always stay connected.
3. In the pop-up window, enter any requested credentials.
4. Touch Connect.
Edit or Delete a VPN
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
VPN.
2. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit or delete.
3. In the pop-up window, touch:
• Edit network, make the desired VPN setting changes,
and touch Save.
– or –
• Delete network to delete the VPN.
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Connecting as a Mass Storage
Device
You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and
access files on both the device and an installed memory card
(not included).
Note: The file directory of the memory card displays as Card,
separate from the internal memory, which is Tablet.
1. Insert a memory card into the device to transfer files
from or to the memory card.
2. Attach your device to the computer with the USB cable.
Your computer recognizes the connection and displays
the AutoPlay screen.
3. Click the option to Open device to view files.
4. Copy files from the PC to the memory card
(Card folder).
5. When finished, close the PC folder and disconnect the
USB cable.
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Section 5: Applications
This section describes apps on your device.
Apps Screen
The Apps screen displays all applications installed on your
tablet. Applications that you download and install from
Google Play or from the web are also added to a Home
screen.
To arrange the Apps icons in alphabetical order:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ View type.
3. Touch Alphabetical grid.
To manually change the order of the icons on the
Apps screen:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ View type ➔ Customizable grid.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Edit.
You can place shortcuts to applications on the Home screen
for quick access to the application. For more information,
refer to “Adding a Shortcut or Widget” on page 17.
To view your downloaded applications:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch the
Downloaded applications tab to view
downloaded apps.
3. Touch an icon to launch the application.
– or –
Add an App Shortcut to a Home screen by dragging the
App icon onto the Home screen. For more information,
refer to “Adding a Shortcut or Widget” on page 17.
4. Touch and hold an icon and drag it to a new position.
5. Touch Save to save the changes.
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Application Information
Uninstalling/Disabling Apps
To view information about an App, such as the amount of
storage it uses, force the App to stop, uninstall updates, and
clear data:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Application manager.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Swipe right to view the All tab, scroll through the apps
list, and touch the app to open a screen with details
about the App.
Updating Applications
When you sign in to your Google Account (see “Your Google
Account” on page 28), you may see the
Updates
Available notification in the Status Bar if there is a new
version of one or more apps available or, when you open an
application that is preloaded on your device, an Update
Available message may be displayed.
1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward. The
Notification panel displays.
2. Touch Updates available.
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You can uninstall or disable apps you have downloaded. Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled, but certain pre-loaded
apps can be disabled.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Apps.
Menu ➔ Uninstall/disable apps.
3. Apps that can be uninstalled or disabled show
on
their icon. Touch
, and then follow the prompts to
uninstall or disable the app.
Note: To view disabled apps, touch
Apps, and then touch
Menu ➔ Show disabled apps.
Alarm
Deleting Alarms
Set alarms for reminders or for wake-up times.
1. Touch
Alarm.
2. Touch and hold the alarm, and then touch
Note: When an alarm is set,
displays in the Status Bar.
Setting Alarms
1. Touch
Alarm.
2. Touch
Create, set a time for the alarm to go off,
select days for the alarm to repeat, and then touch
Save.
• Location alarm: Set a location. The alarm goes ON/
OFF when you are in the location.
• Snooze: Set an interval and the number of times for
the alarm to repeat after the preset time.
• Smart alarm: Set a time for the alarm to go off before
the preset time.
Stopping Alarms
Drag
Drag
Delete.
Calculator
The Calculator provides basic and advanced arithmetic
functions.
Touch
Calculator.
To clear the result:
Touch
.
To clear the calculator history:
Touch ➔ Clear history.
To copy or cut the contents of the display:
Touch and hold entries in the Calculator's display field
until the popup menu displays, and then touch Select
all, Cut, or Copy. You can then paste the copied value
in another app.
outside of the circle to stop an alarm.
outside of the circle to snooze.
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Calendar
Syncing with Google Calendar
Use this application to manage events and tasks.
Touch
Calendar.
Creating Events or Tasks
1. Touch
and use one of the following methods:
• Event: Enter an event with an optional repeat setting.
• Task: Enter a task with an optional priority setting.
– or –
Touch a date on the calendar to select it and touch it
again.
Enter a title and specify which calendar to use or sync
with. Then touch Edit event details or Edit task
details to add more details, such as how often the
event repeats, when it has an advance alert, or where
it takes place.
2. Attach a map showing the location of the event. Enter
the location in the Location field, touch
next to the
field, and then pinpoint the precise location by touching
and holding on the map that appears.
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1. On a Home screen, touch
Accounts ➔ Google.
Apps ➔
Settings ➔
2. Touch a Google Account ➔ Sync Calendar ➔ Sync
now.
To manually sync for updating:
Touch
Calendar ➔
Menu ➔ Sync.
To display synced events or tasks:
Touch
Calendar ➔
Menu ➔ Calendars, and
then check mark the Google Account.
Changing Calendar Type
At the top of the screen:
1. Touch a calendar type: Year, Month, Week, Day, or
Agenda.
2. Touch Agenda to list events, tasks, and Special
occasions.
Searching for Events
Taking Photos
Touch
Search, and then enter a keyword to use for
the search.
1. Touch the image on the preview screen where the
camera should focus.
To view today’s events, touch Today at the top of the
screen.
2. Touch
Deleting Events
Touch an event or task. On the popup, touch
➔ Delete.
to take the photo.
Note: If the camera lens is not clean, the device may not work
properly in some modes that require high resolution.
Menu
1
2
3
– or –
Touch
Menu ➔ Delete, select events, and then
touch Delete.
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5
Sharing Events
Touch an event. On the popup, touch Menu ➔
Share via, and then select a sharing method.
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Camera
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Use this application to take photos or videos.
Use Gallery to view photos and videos taken with the
device’s camera.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
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8
Camera.
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1. Change camera settings.
2. Switch between the front and rear camera.
• Beauty face: Take a photo with lightened faces for
gentler images.
3. View more options.
• Sound & shot: Use this to take a photo with sound.
4. Current shooting mode.
– Touch
to take a photo. The device records a few
seconds of audio after taking a photo.
5. Record video button.
6. Camera button.
Note: While taking photos in this mode, sound is recorded by
the internal microphone.
7. Change shooting mode.
8. Select an available effect.
9. Open Gallery to view photos and videos.
Shooting Mode
Several photo modes are available. Some modes are not
available when taking self-portraits.
Touch MODE, and then scroll up or down the screen at
the right side of the screen.
• Auto: Use this to allow the camera to evaluate the
surroundings and determine the ideal mode for the
photo.
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• Panorama: Take a photo composed of many photos
strung together. To get the best shot, follow these tips:
– Move the camera slowly in one direction.
– Keep the camera’s viewfinder within the guide frame.
– Avoid taking photos of a subject in front of
unrecognizable backgrounds, such as empty skies or
plain walls.
• Sports: Use this setting for fast-moving subjects.
• Night: Use this setting when taking photos in low light
conditions.
Applying Filter Effects
Zooming In and Out
Use the filter effects to take unique photos or videos.
Touch
and select a filter effect. The available
options vary by mode.
Recording Videos
To record a video, touch
To pause recording, touch
To continue recording, touch
To stop recording, touch
to record a video.
.
.
Recording Mode
Touch Options ➔
the recording mode.
Recording mode to change
• Normal: Use this mode for normal quality.
• Limit for email: Use this mode to lower quality for
sending via email.
Use one of the following methods:
Use the Volume button to zoom in or out.
Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and
pinch to zoom out.
Note: The zoom in and out effect is available when using the
zoom feature while shooting video.
Share Shot
Touch Options ➔
following:
and select one of the
• Share shot: Send a photo directly to another device via
Wi-Fi Direct.
• Buddy photo share: Set the device to recognize a
person’s face that you have tagged in a photo and send
it to that person.
• Remote viewfinder: Set a device to control the
camera remotely.
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Configuring Settings for Camera
Touch
to configure settings for Camera. Not all of
the following options are available in both still camera
and video camera modes. The available options vary
depending on the mode used.
Settings
• Location tag: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo.
Caution! When you enable Location tag, GPS location
information is stored in the picture, and is visible to
others who view the picture.
Camera
• Photo size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution
for higher quality. Higher resolution photos take up
more memory.
• Metering modes: Select a metering method. This
determines how light values are calculated. Centerweighted measures background light in the center of
the scene. Spot measures the light value at a specific
location. Matrix averages the entire scene.
Video recorder
• Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution
for higher quality. Higher resolution videos take up more
memory.
• Review: View photos and videos immediately after
taking/recording them.
• Volume key: Set the device to use the Volume button
to control the shutter or zoom function.
• Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots.
• White balance: Choose a setting to match conditions.
• Brightness: Adjust the brightness level by moving the
slider.
• Guidelines: Display viewfinder guides to help
composition when selecting subjects.
• Voice control: Set the camera to take photos with
voice commands.
• Contextual filename: Include location information in
the filename (if Location tag is enabled).
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• Save as flipped: Invert the image to create a mirrorimage of the original scene (front camera only).
• Storage: Select the memory location for storage if an
optional memory card (not included) is installed.
• Reset: Reset the camera settings.
• Help: Access help information for using the camera.
Shortcuts
Reorganize shortcuts for easy access to the camera’s various
options.
1. Touch
Options.
2. Touch and hold a shortcut icon to display all shortcuts.
3. Touch and hold an option and drag it to a slot at the top
of the screen. The other icons can be moved within the
list by touching and dragging them.
4. Touch Reset to reset the quick settings layout to the
default settings.
Chrome
Use Chrome to browse the Internet and bring your tabs and
bookmarks from your computer to your tablet.
Touch
Chrome.
Contacts
Store contact information for your friends, family, and
colleagues, to quickly access information or to send a
message.
Touch
Contacts.
For more information, refer to “Contacts” on page 29.
Drive
Use Google Drive to open, view, rename, and share your
Google Docs and files.
Visit drive.google.com to learn more.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Touch
Drive.
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Email
Set Up Additional Email Accounts
Use Email to view and manage all your email accounts in one
application.
Touch
Email.
Set Up an Email Account
To create your first email account:
1. Touch
Email.
The first time you set up an email account, the Set up
email screen displays.
2. Touch an email account type and follow the prompts to
set up your email account.
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To set up additional email accounts after setting up your first
account, follow these steps:
1. Touch
Email.
Your Email screen displays showing your emails from
the active account.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Settings.
3. Touch Add account to add another email account.
4. Enter the information required to set up another
account.
Touch Send email from this account by default, if
you want to enable the option.
Switching Between Email Accounts
1. Touch
Email.
Your Email screen displays showing your emails from
the active account.
2. Touch the Inbox button
at the top of the screen.
Your Email accounts screen displays.
3. Touch the Email account Inbox you would like to make
active.
– or –
Touch Combined view to display email messages from
all accounts.
Syncing Email Accounts
Syncing refreshes your tablet with the account’s servers.
When you set up an email account, you can choose whether
the account syncs in the background, or manually.
Touch
Email ➔
Sync.
Deleting Email Accounts
To delete an Email account:
1. Touch
2. Touch
Email.
Menu ➔ Settings.
3. Touch an email account and then touch Delete
account.
The new Email account inbox or Combined inbox
displays.
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Email Settings
Use the Email Settings to configure your Email preferences.
Note: Available settings depend on the email provider.
1. Touch
Email.
2. Touch Menu ➔ Settings, then touch
General settings. The following options display:
• Display: Set how email is shown in the email list and
when you open them.
• Composing and sending: Set what functions are
available while composing and sending email.
• Auto-advance: Set the screen to show after deleting a
message. Choices are: Next email, Previous email, or
Email list.
• Confirm deletions: Ask for confirmation before
deleting email.
• Priority senders: Enter email addresses that you want
treated as a priority.
• Spam addresses: Manage your spam address list.
• Rules for filtering: Create rules for filtering email
based on names, address, or subject.
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3. Touch an account to configure specific settings.
Available options depend on the account.
Composing and Sending Email
1. Touch
Email.
2. If you have multiple accounts set up, choose an
account from the menu at the top of the screen.
3. Touch
Compose, then touch fields to enter
recipients and the email text.
4. While composing a message:
• Touch displayed buttons to set Priority, Tracking
options, Security options, and so on.
• Touch
Attach to add a file to the message.
Available options depend on the type of email account.
5. Touch the body of the email to enter the text of your
email. Touch the text option buttons to edit and format
your message text.
6. Touch
Note: Touch
Send to send the message.
Save to save the email to the Drafts folder.
Gallery
Playing Videos
Use this application to view images and videos.
Touch
Gallery.
Viewing Images
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When another
application, such as Email, saves an image, the Download
folder is automatically created to contain the image.
Likewise, capturing a screenshot automatically creates the
Screenshots folder. Select a folder to open it.
In a folder, images are displayed by creation date. Select an
image to view it in full screen.
Scroll left or right to view the next or previous image.
Zooming In and Out
Use one of the following methods to zoom in or out on
an image:
Double-tap anywhere on the screen to zoom in or
zoom out.
Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in.
Pinch the screen to zoom out.
Video files show the
icon on their thumbnails.
Select a video to watch it and touch
.
Trimming Segments of a Video
1. Select a video, and then touch
Trim.
2. Move the start bracket to the desired starting point,
move the end bracket to the desired ending point, and
then save the video.
Editing Images
1. Touch
Gallery.
2. While viewing an image, touch
following functions:
Menu and use the
• Favorite: Add to the favorites list.
• Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images in the
current folder.
• Photo frame: Use this to add a frame and a note to an
image. The edited image is saved in the Photo frame
folder.
• Photo note: Use this to write a note on the back of the
image. Touch
to edit the note.
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• Copy to clipboard: Copy to clipboard.
• Print: Print the image via a USB or Wi-Fi connection.
Some printers may not be compatible with the device.
• Rename: Rename the file.
• Buddy photo share: Send the image to a person
whose face is tagged in the image.
• Rotate left: Rotate counter-clockwise.
• Rotate right: Rotate clockwise.
• Crop: Resize the blue frame to crop and save the
image in it.
Deleting Images
Use one of the following methods:
In a folder, touch Menu ➔ Select item, select
images by ticking, and then touch
Delete.
When viewing an image, touch
Sharing Images
Use one of the following methods:
In a folder, touch Menu ➔ Select item, select
images by ticking, and then touch
to share them
with others.
When viewing an image, touch
others.
• Set as: Set the image as wallpaper or a contact image.
• Details: View image details.
• Settings: Change the Gallery settings.
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While viewing an image, touch Menu ➔ Favorite to
add the image to the favorites list.
Delete.
to share it with
Setting as Wallpaper
When viewing an image, touch Menu ➔ Set as to
set the image as wallpaper or to assign it to a contact.
Tagging Faces
Faces in photos can be recognized, allow you to tag them
with the person’s name.
1. Touch Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Tags ➔ Face tag to
enable the feature.
2. When a face is recognized, a blue frame appears
around the recognized face.
3. Touch the face, touch Add name, and then select or
add a contact.
4. When the face tag appears on an image, touch the face
tag and use available options, such as sending
messages.
Tip: To manually add a Face tag, touch and hold anywhere on
the photo for about two seconds and release. A blue
frame will appear, allowing you to add a Face tag.
Note: Face recognition depends on the face angle, face size,
skin color, facial expression, light conditions, or
accessories the subject is wearing.
Using Tag Buddy
To display a contextual tag (weather, location, date, and
person’s name) when opening an image:
1. Touch
Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Tags ➔ Tag buddy.
2. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
Gmail
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email service.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Setting Up Your Gmail Account
If you did not set up a Google Account during the initial
configuration, the first time you launch Gmail, your device
prompts you to set up your Google Account.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
2. Follow the prompts to sign in or create a new account.
The device communicates with the Google server to set
up your account and synchronize your email. When
complete, your Gmail displays in the Inbox.
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Note: You can use more than one Google Account on your
device. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings ➔ Accounts ➔ Add account to add an
additional Google Account.
Apps ➔
Gmail.
2. Touch
Compose, then touch fields to compose
the message. While composing a message, touch
Menu for options.
3. Touch
Refresh your account to update your device from the Gmail
servers.
1. From a Home screen, touch
SEND to send this message.
Note: Touch Menu ➔ Save draft to save a draft of this
message.
Gmail.
Gmail Settings
Use the Gmail Settings to configure your Gmail preferences.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Menu ➔ Settings for settings.
Google
Use this application to search not only the Internet, but also
applications and their contents on the device as well.
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Apps ➔
2. While viewing your Inbox, drag your finger downward
across your messages.
Composing and Sending Gmail
1. From a Home screen, touch
Refreshing Your Gmail Account
Touch
Google.
Google Now
Google Settings
Google Now recognizes repeated actions performed on the
device (including accessing locations, repeated calendar
appointments, search queries, and more). Google Now uses
these actions to automatically send updates for user-specific
information in the form of “cards.”
For more information, visit google.com/landing/now.
Note: You must be signed in to your Google Account to use
Google Now. If not, pressing and holding the
Home Key will launch a basic Google search.
1. Press and hold the
Home Key.
2. Follow the prompts to set up and use Google Now.
Quickly and easily change Google app settings to suit
your preferences.
Note: You must be signed in to the application in which you
want to configure. (For example, sign in to Google+ in
order to configure Google+ settings).
Touch
Google Settings.
Google+
Stay connected and share life as it happens with Google+.
Chat with friends and family, post photos, or see what others
are sharing while you’re on the go.
Visit google.com/mobile/+ to learn more.
Note: When Google Now is enabled, you can also access it by
touching
Google.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Touch
Google+.
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Hancom Viewer
Hancom Office Viewer opens and manages Hancom Office
Hanword (*.hwp) and Hanshow (*.show) documents.
Touch
Hancom Viewer.
Hangouts
Google Hangouts is an online place to meet friends and
family, share photos, and host video calls.
Visit google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts to learn more.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Touch
Hangouts.
Help
Access help information to learn how to use the device and
applications or configure important settings.
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Touch
Help.
Maps
Find your current location, get directions and traffic reports,
discover local businesses and attractions, and much more.
Visit google.com/maps/about/explore/mobile to learn more.
Important! Google Maps requires an active data network or
Wi-Fi connection. Some features require that one
or more location services be enabled. For more
information, refer to “Location” on page 95.
Touch
Maps.
Memo
Browsing Memos
Use this application to record important information to save
and view at a later date.
Touch
Browse memo thumbnails by scrolling up or down.
To edit a memo, touch a memo thumbnail, and then
touch the content of the memo.
To search for a memo, touch
Memo.
Viewing a Memo
• To edit the memo, touch the content of the memo.
• To delete the memo, touch
Delete
• To send the memo to others, touch
Share via.
Menu
• Delete: Delete memos.
• Add category: Create new categories.
Composing a Memos
• Edit categories: Update your categories.
Touch
Create memo, enter a memo, and then
touch Save.
• To change the category, touch
While browsing memo thumbnails, touch
for options:
• Select: Select notes to share, print, or delete.
• To send the memo to a Google or Samsung printer,
touch
Print.
.
Memo Options
Touch the memo thumbnail to open it.
.
• To insert an image into the memo, touch
.
• To use your voice to insert text into the memo,
touch .
Mobile Hotspot
Access the Mobile Hotspot feature.
Touch
Mobile Hotspot.
For more information, refer to “Mobile Hotspot” on page 91.
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Music
Volume control showing volume muted.
Use the Music application to listen to music. You can listen to
music using your device’s built-in speakers, through a wired
headset, or through a Bluetooth headset.
Assign the current song as a Favorite.
For more information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 39.
Lists the current playlist songs.
Press the Volume Key on the side of the device to activate
onscreen volume control, then touch and drag on the scale to
set the volume. You can also press the Volume Key to adjust
playback volume.
Touch and hold to rewind the song. Touch to go to
previous song.
Touch
Pause the song.
Music.
Playing Music
Start the song after pausing.
Select a music category, and then select a song to play.
Touch the album image at the bottom of the screen to open
the music player screen.
Touch and hold to fast-forward the song. Touch to go
to next song.
The following Music controls are available (controls may vary
by view):
Shuffles the current list of songs randomly.
Streams the current music file to another device via
Samsung Link.
Songs play in order and are not shuffled.
Plays the entire song list once.
Volume control and SoundAlive.
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Replays the current list when the list ends.
Repeats the currently playing song.
To listen to songs at equal volume levels:
Touch Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Player ➔ Smart
volume.
Caution! When Smart volume is activated, the volume may
end up louder than the device volume level. Use
caution to avoid long-term exposure to loud sounds
to prevent damage to your hearing. Smart Volume
may not be activated for some files.
To set a personalized sound while listening to songs with
a headset:
Touch Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Player ➔ Adapt Sound
➔ On.
Note: When you turn the volume up to level 14 or higher, the
adapt sound option is not applied to music playback. If
you turn the volume down to level 13 or lower, the
option is reapplied.
Setting a Song as an Alarm Ringtone
To use the currently-playing song as an alarm ringtone:
Touch
Menu ➔ Set as alarm tone.
Creating Playlists
To create a playlist of songs.
1. Touch the Playlists tab.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Create playlist.
3. Enter a title and touch OK.
4. Touch Add tracks, select songs to include, and then
touch Done.
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To add the currently-playing song to a playlist:
When viewing the song listing, touch and hold a song,
and then touch Add to playlist.
When viewing a single song in fullscreen mode, touch
Menu ➔ Add to playlist.
Playing Music by Mood
Play music grouped by mood. The playlist is automatically
created by the device.
Touch
mood.
Menu ➔ Music square and select a cell of
– or –
Select multiple cells by dragging your finger across
multiple cells.
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Use this application to access all kinds of files stored in the
device, including images, videos, songs, and sound clips.
Viewing Files
– or –
My Files
Files stored in the device are sorted into categories:
• Recent files
• Videos
• Documents
• Images
• Audio
• Downloaded apps
• Download history
• Local storage
Access My Files
1. Touch
– Rename: Rename a file or folder.
– Details: View file or folder details.
My Files.
2. Select a category, and then select a file or folder to
open it.
Searching for a File
3. After selecting a category, touch
one of the following options:
Viewing Folders
Menu, and then use
• Select: Select files or folders.
• Delete: Delete files or folders.
Touch
Search, and then enter search criteria.
While categories display files sorted by type, you can also
view your files and folders as they are stored on your device
and an optional memory card (not included).
• View as: Display entries as a List, Detailed List, or
Thumbnails.
Touch Device storage to view files stored on your
device, and memory card.
• Sort by: Sort files or folders.
Touch SD card to view files stored on an optional
memory card.
• Settings: Configure settings.
4. Touch Menu ➔ Select, select a file or folder, and
then use one of the following functions:
•
Share via: Send files to others or share them.
•
Delete: Delete files or folders.
– or –
• Touch
Creating Folders
To create a new folder, touch Menu ➔ Create
folder and follow the prompts.
Menu for the following options:
– Move: Move files or folders to another folder.
– Copy: Copy files or folders to another folder.
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Play Books
Adding Shortcuts to Folders
Add a shortcut to frequently-used folders to the My Files
main screen or to a Home screen.
Select a folder, and then touch
Add shortcut.
Menu ➔
Adding FTP Server Shortcuts
Add an FTP server shortcut to the My Files main screen.
Touch Menu ➔ Add FTP, enter details for the FTP
server, and then touch Done.
Discover more than 3 million free e-books and hundreds of
thousands more to buy in the eBookstore.
Visit play.google.com/store/books to learn more.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Touch
Play Books.
Play Games
Discover hundreds of games for download and purchase
through the Google Play Store.
Photos
Automatically save every photo you take with your device to
your Google+ account. View, organize, and share them with
friends and family.
Visit play.google.com/store/apps/category/GAME to learn
more.
Visit google.com/+/learnmore/photos to learn more.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
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Touch
Photos.
Touch
Play Games.
Play Movies & TV
Play Newsstand
Watch movies and TV shows purchased from Google Play.
You can stream them instantly, or download them for viewing
when you’re not connected to the Internet. You can also view
videos saved on your device.
Subscribe to your favorite magazines so you can have them
available to read on your device at your leisure.
Visit play.google.com/store/movies to learn more.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Touch
Play Movies & TV.
Play Music
Visit play.google.com/store/newsstand to learn more.
Touch
Play Newsstand.
Play Store
All your favorite apps, movies and tv shows, music, books,
magazines, and games are available in Google Play Store.
With Google Play Music, you can play music you’ve
downloaded, and music you copied from your computer.
Visit play.google.com/store to learn more.
Visit play.google.com/about/music to learn more.
Note: This app requires a Google Account.
Note: This app requires a Google Account for some features.
Touch
Touch
Play Store.
Play Music.
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S Voice
Use this application to command the device by voice to
perform various functions.
1. Touch
S Voice.
2. At the S Voice screen, touch
to wake up S voice.
or say “Hi Galaxy”
3. Speak and follow the onscreen instructions.
Note: Touch
Menu for Settings.
The device may not recognize your commands or may
perform unwanted commands depending on your
surroundings or how you speak.
Settings
Configure your device to your preferences.
Touch
Settings.
For more information, refer to “Settings” on page 80.
Setup Wizard
Set up your device’s basic services and features.
Here are several examples of spoken commands:
• “Open music”
• “Launch calculator”
• “Check schedule”
Tips for better voice recognition:
• Speak clearly.
• Speak in quiet places.
• Do not use offensive or slang words.
• Avoid speaking in dialectal accents.
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Touch
Setup Wizard.
Video
Volume control.
Use this application to play video files.
Volume control showing volume muted.
Note: Some file formats are not supported depending on the
device's software. Some files may not play properly
depending on the encoding method used.
Touch to reposition the controls to the left.
Playing Videos
Switch to split screen mode and show video
thumbnails on the left side of the screen.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Video.
All videos that you have on your device display.
Touch and hold to rewind the video. Touch to go
to previous video.
2. Touch the video that you want to play.
Pause the video.
The video will begin to play.
3. The following video controls are available:
Play a video as a small popup while viewing
another screen. Touch and drag the popup video
to the desired location on the screen. Double-tap
the popup to return to full screen mode.
Scan DLNA-enabled devices.
Start the video after being paused.
Touch and hold to fast-forward the video. Touch
to go to next video.
Full-screen in ratio view. The video is enlarged as
much as possible without becoming distorted.
Full-screen view. The entire screen is used,
which may cause some minor distortion.
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Original size view. The video will be played in its
original size.
Stretch to fit. The video is enlarged to fit the
screen without becoming distorted.
Touch to reposition the controls to the right.
Note: The screen view icons are a four-way toggle. The icon
that is displayed, is the mode that will display after the
icon is touched.
Deleting Videos
Touch Menu ➔ Delete, select videos by ticking, and
then touch Delete.
Sharing Videos
Touch Menu ➔ Share via, select videos by ticking, touch
Done, and then select a sharing method.
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Using Popup Video Player
Use this feature to use other applications without closing the
video player.
While watching videos, touch
player.
Spread two fingers apart on the screen to enlarge the
player or pinch to reduce it.
To move the player, drag the player to another location.
to use the popup
Voice Search
Use this application to search web pages by speaking.
1. Touch
Voice Search.
2. Speak a keyword or phrase when Speak now appears
on the screen.
VZ Navigator
Use VZ Navigator to find, share and navigate to millions of
locations, avoid traffic and drive or walk with ease.
Note: VZ Navigator requires service activation. Contact
Verizon Wireless for more information.
Touch
VZ Navigator.
WatchON
Note: Touch
Menu ➔ Help to learn more about WatchON.
Configure Your Device as a Remote
1. From the toolbar, touch Remote Control.
2. Touch Set up now at the prompt.
3. Follow the instructions to find your TV or other devices
and configure your device to control their operation.
World Clock
Use the Samsung WatchON application to use your device as
a remote control for your TV, set top box, DVR, Blu-Ray/DVD,
stereo or other device.
Use this application to check the time of many major cities in
the world.
Important! Before initiating use, verify you have an active
Internet connection available (either mobile
network or Wi-Fi connection).
To add a city to the list:
1. Touch
Add city to add another city to the list.
Set Up WatchON
1. Touch
WatchON.
2. Follow the prompts to configure WatchON options,
such country/region, TV service provider, channel list
setup, etc.
Touch
World Clock.
2. Scroll through the list of cities to find the city you want
to add or touch the Search bar and use the keyboard to
enter the name of the city you want to add.
Tip: Touch the first letter of the city’s name, to the right of the
list, to find the city more quickly.
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3. Touch the city. The list of your locations displays
including the city just added.
To set Daylight Savings time:
1. Touch and hold a city.
2. Touch
DST settings.
3. Select Automatic, DST off, or 1 hour.
If Daylight Savings Time is active, a sun symbol
appears on the World Clock listing.
To delete a World Clock entry:
1. Touch
World Clock.
2. Touch and hold a city. Touch any other cities you want
to delete.
3. Touch
Delete.
YouTube
Watch videos from the YouTube website.
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Touch
YouTube.
Section 6: Settings
About Settings
List View or Tab View
Use this application to configure the device, set application
options, and add accounts.
Accessing Settings
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
– or –
From any screen, touch the top of the screen and
swipe downward, to display the Notification panel, and
then touch
Settings. For more information, refer to
“Notification Panel” on page 21.
The Settings screen displays.
Settings can be display in a list view (default) or as four tabs
(Connections, Device, Controls, and General). In the list view,
there are five major groups of settings: Wireless and
networks, Device, Personal, Accounts, and System.
To change between views:
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings,
and then touch Menu ➔ Switch to list view or
Switch to tab view.
Note: The List view is assumed in this manual.
The Settings Screen
Some options are enabled or disabled by touching the
ON/OFF switch to turn the option ON
or OFF
.
For some options, you must touch the field, such as Wi-Fi, to
display and set more options.
Some options are enabled or disabled by touching a check
box. When enabled, a
check mark displays. Touch the
check mark to remove it and disable the option.
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Airplane Mode
Airplane mode allows you to use many of your tablet’s
features, such as the camera, music and video apps, etc.
when you are in an airplane or in any other area where
accessing data networks is prohibited.
Important! When your tablet is in Airplane mode, it cannot
access online information or applications.
Press and hold the Power/Lock Key then touch
Airplane mode.
– or –
Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward,
to display the Quick Settings, and then touch
Airplane mode. For more information, refer to
“Notification Panel” on page 21.
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Airplane mode.
Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
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Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that provides
access to local area networks.
For information on how to use Wi-Fi, see “Wi-Fi” on page 35.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications
technology for exchanging information over a distance of
about 30 feet.
For information on how to use Bluetooth, see “Bluetooth” on
page 39.
Data Usage
View your Wi-Fi data usage.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch Data usage.
2. Touch Mobile data to turn Mobile data usage on.
• Touch Limit mobile data usage to allow a data limit
to be set (as set by the red bar on the chart below)
• Touch Alert me about data usage to receive a
notification when data usage is getting close to your
mobile data limit (as set by the orange bar on the chart
below).
3. Touch the Data usage cycle drop-down menu and
select a date.
The data usage displays as a chart, and also displays a
list of each application with a breakdown of data usage
by application.
4. Set data usage limits:
• Touch and drag the red limit bar to set the maximum
data limit. When data usage reaches this limit, mobile
data will be disabled.
Warning! When disabled, you will not be able to use the
Internet, sync email, or use any app that requres a
data connection unless you are connected to a
Wi-Fi network.
• Touch and drag the orange warning bar to set a
warning level. You will be notified when data usage
reaches this level.
• Touch and drag the two white bars to adjust the time
period displayed.
• Touch an application to view its data usage. Touch
Restrict background data to force the application to
sync background data only when connected to a
Wi-Fi network.
Note: Data is measured by your device. Your service provider
may account for data usage differently.
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5. Touch
Menu for options:
• Data roaming: Turn data roaming On or Off. When
roaming, your device connects to networks outside your
home network, depending on your provider’s
agreements with other providers. Using data while
roaming can incur extra charges, depending on your
plan. For more information, contact Verizon Wireless.
• Restrict background data: Restrict some apps and
services from working unless you are connected to a
Wi-Fi network.
• Auto sync data: Automatically sync data. Disabling
auto sync will reduce data usage and conserve battery
power, but notifications and updates will need to be
manually synchronized.
• Show Wi-Fi usage: Display a Wi-Fi tab that shows
Wi-Fi usage.
• Mobile hotspots: Display all mobile hotspots near you.
• Show units: Display units as MG/GB (auto change),
MB only, or GB only.
• Help: View additional information about data usage.
Printing
Configure and manage print services.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings
➔ Printing.
2. Touch a print service to configure.
Mobile Networks
Set options for network selection and data service.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
Mobile networks.
2. Set these options:
• Mobile data: Enable or disable your device’s
connection to the mobile data network. You can also
control this setting at Notifications with the Mobile data
setting.
• Global Data Roaming Access: Enable or disable
connection to data services when your device is
roaming on another network.
• Roaming: (Not configurable) Current roaming status.
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• Signal strength: (Not configurable) Current signal
strength.
• Network mode: Choose a preferred network mode.
• Access Point Names: Configure wireless network
access.
• Network operators: Configure network operators.
VPN
Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
For more information, refer to “VPN” on page 47.
Ethernet
Manage your ethernet connection.
Important! Depending on your service plan, changes you
make to mobile networks settings may incur extra
charges. Consult Verizon Wireless for information.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
Ethernet.
Mobile Hotspot
2. Touch Ethernet and follow the onscreen instructions to
connect to an ethernet network.
Use Mobile Hotspot to share your tablet’s internet connection
with up to 10 Wi-Fi-enabled devices using 4G or 3G.
For more information, refer to “Mobile Hotspot” on page 43.
Tethering
Use Tethering to share your device’s internet connection with
a computer that connects to your device via Wi-Fi, with a
USB cable, or by Bluetooth.
View Verizon Account
View your current Verizon account details.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
View Verizon Account.
For more information, refer to “Tethering” on page 46.
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Nearby Devices
This option allows you to share your media files with nearby
devices via Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, or using Mobile Hotspot.
Warning! If file sharing is enabled, other devices can access
your data. Use this option with care.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
Nearby devices.
2. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature. The device name
displays under Device name.
3. In the Advanced section, set the following options:
• Shared contents: Select the content to share. Choices
are: Videos, Photos, and Music.
• Allowed devices list: Indicate the devices accessible
to your device.
• Blocked devices: Indicate the devices not accessible
to your device.
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• Download to: Set whether to download data to Device
or SD card.
• Download from other devices: If a nearby device
attempts to upload data, this setting indicates the
response. Options are: Always accept, Always ask, and
Always reject.
Screen Mirroring
To share your device’s screen with another device, enable
Screen Mirroring.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Wireless and Networks, touch More settings ➔
Screen Mirroring.
2. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
3. Available devices are listed. Touch Scan to find more
devices.
4. Touch a device and follow the prompts to connect.
Tip: Touch
Menu ➔ Help for more information.
Blocking Mode
Sound
Volume
Turn off notifications for selected features.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch ➔ Blocking mode.
Settings.
Set the volume level for all types of sounds.
2. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch Sound ➔ Volume.
3. Touch Turn off notifications to block all notifications.
2. Touch and drag the sliders to set the volume for:
4. Touch Turn off alarm to block all alarms.
5. The Set time option allows you to set Blocking mode
for a specific time range or Always.
Touch the Always field to disable it and configure the
From and To time fields.
Note: When this option is enabled,
Status Bar.
displays in the
Settings.
• Music, video, games, and other media: Sounds
made by music apps, video apps, and more.
• Notifications: Sounds for alerts to new messages and
other events.
• System: Application sounds and other sounds made by
your device.
Tip: You can also set System volume from a Home screen by
pressing the Volume Key.
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Notifications
Samsung Applications
Select a default ringtone for message, alarm, and other
notifications.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Device, touch Sound ➔ Notifications.
2. Touch a ringtone to hear a sample and select it.
Feedback
You can activate or deactivate both touch and screen lock
sounds.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Under Device, touch Sound.
Apps ➔
Settings.
2. The following options are available:
• Touch sounds: Play a sound when you touch the
screen.
• Screen lock sound: Play a sound when your screen is
locked or unlocked.
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Set your applications’ notification sound settings.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Under Device, touch Sound.
Apps ➔
Settings.
2. The following options are available:
• Email: Touch an account to adjust its notification
settings.
• Calendar: Configure your event notifications.
Samsung Keyboard
Set the keyboard sounds.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Under Device, touch Sound.
Apps ➔
Settings.
2. The following option are available:
• Sound when tapped: Enable auditory feedback when
you touch an onscreen key.
Adapt Sound
Find the best sound and audio settings for you.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Under Device, touch Sound.
Apps ➔
Settings.
2. Touch Adapt Sound.
3. Read the instructions and touch Start when you are
ready to begin.
Display
Use the Display settings to configure the way your device’s
screen operates.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch Display.
Settings.
The following options are available:
• Wallpaper: Set the Wallpaper for your Home screen,
Lock screen, or both. For more information, refer to
“Wallpapers” on page 18.
• Notification panel: Configure the appearance of the
Notification panel. For more information, refer to
“Notification Panel” on page 21.
• Multi window: Enable or disable the Multi window
feature. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature. Touch
Open in multi window view to automatically view
content in a multi window when you open files from
My Files or Video, or attachments from email and
messages. For more information, refer to “Multi
Window” on page 19.
• Brightness: Touch and drag the slider to set the
brightness or touch Automatic brightness.
• Screen timeout: Set the length of delay between the
last key press or screen touch and the automatic
screen timeout (dim and lock).
• Daydream: Set the device to launch a screensaver
when your device is connected to an optional dock (not
included) or charging. Touch the ON/OFF switch to turn
Daydream ON
. Touch Daydream for additional
options.
• Smart screen: The Smart screen option allow you to
customize your screen settings to make the screen
more responsive and easier to use.
– Smart stay: Set the screen to stay on as long as you
look at it.
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• Font style: Set the font style that your tablet will use.
You can also touch Get fonts online to choose from a
wider selection.
• Font size: Select which size of font displays.
• Show battery percentage: Set the device to display
the remaining battery life on the Status Bar.
View the memory allocation for the device and an optional
memory card (not included).
Device Memory
2. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch Storage.
Settings.
3. Touch Mount SD card.
To view the memory usage for your device:
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch Storage.
When you install a memory card (not included), it is
automatically mounted (connected to the tablet) and
prepared for use. However, if you unmount the card without
removing it from the tablet, you will need to mount it before it
can be accessed.
1. Install an SD card. For more information, refer to
“Installing a Memory Card” on page 8.
Storage
Mounting an SD Card
Formatting an SD Card
Settings.
The Device memory displays as Total space, System
memory, Used space, Cached data, Miscellaneous
files, and Available space.
SD Card
Once a memory card (not included) has been installed in your
device, the card memory displays as Total space and
Available space.
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Formatting the SD card deletes all the stored data.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch Storage.
Settings.
2. Touch Format SD card and then touch Format SD
card again on the warning screen.
3. Touch Delete all.
Unmounting an SD Card
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch Storage.
Removing a Memory Card
Settings.
2. Touch Unmount SD card.
Important! To prevent damage to information stored on the
memory card, unmount the card before removing
it from the device.
3. At the prompt, select OK to safely unmount the
memory card.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch Storage.
4. Remove the SD card from the slot. For more
information, refer to “Installing a Memory Card” on
page 8.
2. Under SD card, touch Unmount SD card and then
touch OK.
Important! Unmounting an SD card will stop some
applications from functioning. Applications may
not be available until you mount the SD card
again.
Settings.
3. Open the memory card slot cover and turn to expose
the slot.
4. Gently press inward on the memory card so that it pops
out from the slot, and carefully pull the card out.
5. Close the memory card slot cover.
Settings
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Power Saving Mode
When enabled, your device automatically analyzes the
screen and adjusts the brightness to conserve battery power.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Device, touch Power saving mode.
2. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
3. Touch Power saving mode for options:
• CPU power saving: Limit the maximum performance
of the CPU.
Battery
See how much battery power is used for device activities.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Device, touch Battery.
Settings.
The battery level displays in percentage. The amount
of time the battery was used also displays. Battery
usage displays in percentages per application.
Note: Other applications may be running that affect
battery use.
• Screen output: Use low power level for the screen.
Tip: Touch Learn about power saving to display more
information about conserving power.
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2. Touch Show battery percentage to display the device
battery status next to the battery icon.
Application Manager
You can download and install applications from Google Play
or create applications using the Android SDK and install them
on your device. Use Application manager settings to manage
applications.
Warning! Because this device can be configured with system
software not provided by or supported by Google or
any other company, end-users operate these
devices at their own risk.
Memory Usage
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running
applications.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Device, touch Application manager.
2. Touch DOWNLOADED, SD CARD, or RUNNING to
display memory usage for that category of
applications.
Downloaded
Display apps you have downloaded onto your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Device, touch Application manager.
2. Touch DOWNLOADED to view a list of all the
downloaded applications on your device.
• To switch the order of the lists displayed in the
DOWNLOADED tabs, touch Menu ➔ Sort by size,
Sort by name, or Sort by date.
• To reset your application preferences, touch
➔ Reset app preferences.
• To uninstall more than one application, touch
➔ Uninstall multiple.
Menu
Menu
• Touch an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage, default
settings, and permissions.
The graph at the bottom of the DOWNLOADED tab
shows used and free device memory. The graph at the
bottom of the RUNNING tab shows used and free RAM.
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Running Services
View and control services running on your device.
• Report: Report failure and other application
information.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Device, touch Application manager.
Note: Options vary by application.
2. Touch the RUNNING tab.
Default Applications
All the applications that are currently running on the
device display.
3. Touch Show cached processes to display all the
cached processes that are running. Touch Show
services in use to switch back.
4. Touch one of the applications to view application
information.
The following options display:
• Stop: Stops the application from running on the device.
This is usually done prior to uninstalling the application.
Warning! Not all services can be stopped. Stopping services
may have undesirable consequences on the
application or Android System.
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Set and manage your default applications.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Device, touch Default applications.
2. Touch an app to set it as the default application.
– or –
Touch an app to remove it as the default application.
Users
Shared this tablet with multiple people by creating User
accounts and Profiles.
To access the device with a user profile, select a profile at
the top right of the locked screen.
Users have their own space, which they can customize with
their own apps, wallpaper, and so on. Users can also adjust
tablet settings like Wi-Fi that affect everyone.
Setting Up User Profiles
Set up user profiles and then select one when unlocking the
device to use personalized settings. By setting up multiple
user profiles, several users can share the device without
affecting the personal settings of others, such as email
accounts, wallpaper preferences, and more.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Device, touch Users ➔
Add user.
2. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up a new user
profile.
Tip: You can also switch between users by sliding down the
Notification panel and touching the current User.
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Change User Account Nicknames
and Photo IDs
The name and photo each user uses in their personal Contact
entry (listed under ME at the top of their Contacts list) is used
as their user name and photo.
Apps ➔
1. From a Home screen, touch
Under Device, touch Users.
Settings.
For more information, refer to “Updating Contacts” on
page 30.
Deleting a User or Profile
3. Touch Delete.
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1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Location.
Settings.
3. Touch Mode to select how your location is determined:
3. Make the appropriate changes to the contact name and
photo, and then touch Save.
– or –
Make name and photo changes to their personal
contact entry in Contacts.
2. On the User profile, touch
Your device only acquires your location when you allow it.
To use location-based services, you must first enable
location services on your device.
2. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
2. Touch the current user’s profile.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Under Device, touch Users.
Location
Apps ➔
Delete user.
Settings.
• High accuracy: Use GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks.
• Power saving: Use Wi-Fi and mobile networks
(no GPS).
• GPS only: Use GPS only.
Note: Apps that have requested your location are listed under
Recent location requests. Touch an entry to view its
settings.
Location Reporting
My Places
Google uses Location Reporting to store and use your
device’s most recent location data. Apps (such as Google
Maps) can use this data to improve your search results
based on places that you have visited.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Location.
Settings.
2. Touch Google Location Reporting for options:
• Location Reporting: Allow apps to use your
device’s most recent location data. Touch the ON/OFF
switch to turn Location Reporting on.
• Location History: Allow Google to store a history of
your location data. Touch the ON/OFF switch to turn
Location History on. Touch DELETE LOCATION
HISTORY to permanently delete your location history.
• Touch
Menu ➔ Help for more information.
You can save your favorite locations for use with services
that require location information. This information can
improve your search results and other location-related
activities.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Location.
Settings.
2. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
3. Touch My places.
4. Touch a category (Home, Office, or Car) to add a
location:
• Touch Select method to set how your location is
determined for that particular place.
• Touch Save.
5. Touch
6. Touch
Add to add additional categories.
Menu ➔ Delete to delete a custom category.
Note: Home, Office, and Car cannot be deleted.
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Lock Screen
Lock Screen Options
Choose settings for unlocking your screen. For more
information about using the lock and unlock features, see
“Securing Your Device” on page 9.
Screen Lock
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Lock screen.
The following options are available depending on the
Screen Lock type that you have selected.
Swipe Options
The options available when Screen lock is set to Swipe are:
Settings.
2. Touch Screen lock for these options then follow the
onscreen instructions to set up your Screen lock:
• Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it.
• Pattern: A screen unlock pattern is a touch gesture you
create and use to unlock your device. Follow the
prompts to create or change your screen unlock
pattern.
• PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the screen.
• Password: Create a password for unlocking the
screen.
• None: No pattern, PIN, or password is required. The
screen will never lock.
• Clock widget options: Set the size of the Clock widget
that is displayed on your Home screens, and whether to
show the date.
• Shortcuts: Set shortcuts to appear at the bottom of the
Lock screen. Touch ON/OFF to enable it.
• Personal message: Display a personal message.
• Owner Information: Show owner information on the lock
screen.
– Touch Owner information and then touch Show owner
info on lock screen to enable or disable the option.
– Touch the text field and enter the owner information to
display.
• Unlock effect: Set the effect you receive when unlocking
the device. You can select None, Ripple effect, or Light
effect.
• Help text: Show help information on the Lock screen.
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Pattern Options
These options are available when Screen lock is set to
Pattern:
• Clock widget options: Set the size of the Clock widget
that is displayed on your Home screens, and whether to
show the date.
• Personal message: Display a personal message.
• Owner Information: Show owner information on the lock
screen.
– Touch Owner information and then touch Show owner
info on lock screen to enable or disable the option.
– Touch the text field and enter the owner information to
display.
• Make pattern visible: See the pattern as you draw it.
• Lock automatically: Set a time-out for lock screen.
• Lock instantly with power key: Lock the device
whenever the Power Key is pressed.
• Auto factory reset: If the password is entered incorrectly
10 times, reset the device to factory settings and delete all
data and files.
PIN and Password Options
These options are available when Screen lock is set to Pin or
Password:
• Clock widget options: Set the size of the Clock widget
that is displayed on your Home screens, and whether to
show the date.
• Personal message: Display a personal message.
• Owner Information: Show owner information on the lock
screen.
– Touch Owner information and then touch Show owner
info on lock screen to enable or disable the option.
– Touch the text field and enter the owner information to
display.
• Lock automatically: Set a time-out for lock screen.
• Lock instantly with power key: Lock the device
whenever the Power Key is pressed.
• Auto factory reset: If the password is entered incorrectly
10 times, reset the device to factory settings and delete all
data and files.
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Security
Set Up SIM Card Lock
As a security measure, you can choose to lock the SIM card,
and require a PIN to use the device.
Use the Security settings to secure your device.
Encryption
Set a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your tablet each
time you power it on, or encrypt the data on your SD card
each time it is connected.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Security.
Settings.
2. Touch Set up SIM card lock for these settings:
Settings.
• Lock SIM card: Enable to require a PIN be entered to
use the device. Set the PIN.
2. Touch Encrypt device. For more information, read the
displayed help screen.
• Change SIM PIN: Create a PIN for accessing the SIM
card.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Security.
3. Touch Encrypt external SD card to enable the
encryption on SD card data that requires a password
be entered each time the microSD card is connected.
Tip: Make sure your battery is charged more than 80 percent.
Encryption may take an hour or more.
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Passwords
When enabled, password characters display briefly as you
touch them while entering passwords.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Security.
Settings.
2. Touch Make passwords visible to enable or disable
brief displays of password characters.
Device Administration
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Security.
Security Update Service
Settings.
2. Touch Device administrators to add or remove device
administrators.
3. Touch Unknown sources to enable or disable
installation of non-Google Play applications.
To set security update service settings:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Security.
Settings.
2. Touch Security policy updates for these options:
An informational popup displays.
• Automatic updates: Automatically check for changes
to the security policy and download any updates to
improve security.
Read the message and touch OK to allow installation of
non-Google Play applications.
• Preferred networks: Set whether to use Wi-Fi or
mobile networks or Wi-Fi networks only.
• Check for updates: Check for updates manually.
Warning! Enabling this option causes your tablet and
personal data to be more vulnerable to attack by
applications from unknown sources.
4. Touch Verify apps to block or warn before installing
apps that may cause harm.
To send security reports to Samsung via Wi-Fi for threat
analysis:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Personal, touch Security.
Settings.
2. Touch Send security reports.
5. Touch Change security level to modify the security
level for credential files.
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Credential Storage
If a certificate authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or
for some other reason you do not trust it, you can disable or
remove it.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Security.
• Touch Storage type to set a storage type for credential
contents.
• Touch Trusted credentials. The trusted credentials
screen has two tabs:
– System: Displays CA certificates that are
permanently installed in the ROM of your device.
– User: Displays any CA certificates that you installed,
for example, in the process of installing a client
certificate.
• Touch a CA certificate to examine its details.
– A scrolling screen displays the details.
– Scroll to the bottom of the details screen and touch
Turn off to disable a System certificate.
2. Touch OK to return to the certificate list.
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3. Touch Install from device storage, then choose a
certificate and follow the prompts to install encrypted
certificates stored on the USB storage.
You must have installed a memory card (not included)
containing encrypted certificates to use this feature.
Note: If you have installed encrypted certificates, touch Clear
credentials to erase the credential contents from the
device and reset the password.
Language and Input
Language
Set the language used by your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Language and input ➔
Language.
2. Touch a language/locale from the list.
Keyboards and Input Methods
Set the keyboard used by your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Language and input ➔
Default.
2. Select a keyboard. (Samsung keyboard is the default
keyboard, but you can download additional keyboards
in the Google Play Store.)
Configuring the Samsung Keyboard
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Language and input.
2. Touch
next to Samsung keyboard to display the
following options:
• Select input languages: Used to set a default text
entry language. Touch this field, scroll through the
options, and touch the desired input language.
• Predictive text: Allow Predictive text to suggest words
matching your text entries, and, optionally, complete
common words automatically. Touch ON/OFF to enable
it. Touch Predictive text for options:
– Live word update: Automatically update with
popular new words every day.
– Personalized data: Enter personalized data to
improve prediction results.
– Learn from Facebook: Log in to let your device
learn your Facebook style.
– Learn from Gmail: Log in to let your device learn
your Gmail style.
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– Learn from Twitter: Log in to let your device learn
your Twitter style.
– Learn from Contacts: Allow your device to learn
your Contacts style.
– Clear remote data: Delete your anonymous data
stored on the personalization server.
– Clear personal data: Remove all personalized data
entered.
– Privacy Policy: Read the privacy policy regarding
Predictive Text and the use of your personalization
data.
• Auto replacement: Complete or replace the word you
are typing with the most probable word when you touch
the space bar. Touch ON/OFF to enable it.
• Auto capitalization automatically capitalizes the first
letter of the first word in each sentence (standard
English style).
• Auto spacing: automatically inserts spaces between
words.
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• Auto punctuate automatically inserts a full stop in a
sentence by touching the space bar twice when using
the onscreen QWERTY keyboard.
• Keyboard swipe:
– None: Disable the keyboard swipe feature.
– SwiftKey Flow: Type words by swiping between
letters.
– Cursor control: Move the cursor by sliding your
finger across the keyboard.
• Key-tap feedback:
– Sound: Enable or disable auditory feedback when
you touch an onscreen key.
– Character preview: Provide an automatic preview
of the current character selection within the text
string. This is helpful when multiple characters are
available within one key.
• More settings:
– Help: Access help information for using the
Samsung keyboard.
– Reset settings: Reset Samsung keyboard settings.
Swype
Google Voice Typing
To configure Swype settings:
From the Language and input screen, touch
to Swype to display the following options:
next
• Settings: Configure basic Swype settings.
• Themes: Configure the Swype keyboard layout.
• My Words: Set options for managing your dictionary
and data.
• Languages: Manage the language used for Swype.
The default language is English. Touch Download
languages, to download additional languages.
• Gestures: Display helpful information on using
gestures while using Swype.
• Help: Touch How to Swype to view an onscreen
manual for Swype. Touch Show helpful tips for more
Swype information.
• Updates: Check for available Swype updates.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Language and input.
2. Touch Google voice typing to automatically use
Google voice typing.
3. Touch
next to Google voice typing.
The following options are available:
• Choose input languages: Touch Automatic to use
the local language or select a language from the list.
• Block offensive words: Enable or disable blocking of
recognized offensive words from the results of your
voice-input Google searches.
• Offline speech recognition: Enable voice input while
offline. Touch the All tab to download speech
recognition for other languages.
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Speech
Set voice search and text-to-speech options.
Voice Search
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Language and input.
2. Touch Voice search to configure:
• Language: Choose a language for your voice input.
• “Ok Google” hotword detection: Say “Ok Google” to
launch a voice search.
• Speech output: Always provides audible readout of
text, or only when using Hands-free functions.
• Block offensive words: Block recognized offensive
words from the results of your voice-input Google
searches.
• Offline speech recognition: Enable voice input while
offline. Touch the All tab to download speech
recognition for other languages.
• Bluetooth headset: Record audio through a Bluetooth
headset, if available.
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Text-To-Speech Options
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Language and input.
2. Touch Text-to-speech options and select the
preferred TTS engine.
3. Touch
next to the preferred TTS engine and
configure.
4. Under General, configure the following:
• Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text is
spoken.
• Listen to an example: Play a sample of speech
synthesis (available if voice data is installed).
• Default language status: Display the default
language in use.
Mouse/Trackpad
This option sets your Pointer speed.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Language and input.
2. Touch Pointer speed then drag the slider to the right to
go faster or to the left to go slower.
Backup and Reset
You can back up your data to the Google server and reset
your device to its factory defaults.
Backup and Restore
To enable or disable backup of your information to the
Google server.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Backup and reset.
2. Touch Back up my data to enable or disable back up
of application data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other
settings to the Google server.
Once the Back up my data option is enabled, then the
Backup account and the Automatic restore options
are available.
3. Touch Backup account and touch your Google Gmail
account or touch Add account to set your Google
Gmail account to be backed up to the Google server.
4. Touch Automatic restore to enable automatic
restoration of settings from the Google server. When
enabled, backed-up settings are restored when you
reinstall an application.
Factory Data Reset
Use Factory data reset to return your device to its factory
defaults. This setting erases all data from the device,
including Google or other email account settings, system and
application data and settings, and downloaded applications,
as well as your music, photos, videos, and other files.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Backup and reset.
2. Touch Factory data reset.
The Factory data reset screen displays reset
information.
3. Touch Reset device, then follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
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Reset Settings
To reset system settings back to their default values:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under Personal, touch Backup and reset.
2. Touch Reset settings.
Accounts
Set up and manage accounts, including Samsung, Amazon,
Cloud, Email, Google, and your social networking accounts.
Your device can synchronize information from a variety of
accounts, including Email, Facebook, Google, and your
Samsung account. Depending on the account, you can
choose to synchronize your calendar, contacts, and other
types of content.
With synchronization, you can ensure that the information on
your device is updated with any information that changes in
your accounts.
Adding an Account
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Accounts, touch Add account.
Settings.
2. Touch one of the account types.
3. Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and set up
the account.
Tip: For more information about the types of accounts that
you can add, see “Accounts” on page 28.
Managing Accounts
To view the accounts you have added:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under Accounts, touch <account>.
Settings.
The <account> is either Google, Samsung account, or
some other account you have added, such as Email.
2. Touch Sync all to synchronize all accounts listed.
Touch Cancel sync to stop the synchronization.
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3. Touch an account to view the sync settings for that
account.
• Touch Sync now to synchronize all data for the
selected account.
– or –
Touch the account data to synchronize, such as,
Calendar, Contacts, and so on.
• To remove the account, touch Remove account and
then touch Remove account at the prompt to remove
the account and delete all its messages, contacts, and
other data.
4. For Google Accounts, touch one of the items listed
under Privacy to view various settings for that item.
– or –
For Samsung accounts, touch Account settings to
manage Samsung account settings or Backup to set
Samsung account back up and restore options.
– or –
For Email accounts, touch Settings to manage various
settings for that account.
Motions and Gestures
Activate the palm motion feature to control the device by
touching the screen with your palm.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings.
Under System, touch Motions and gestures ➔
Palm motion.
2. Touch ON/OFF to enable the feature.
3. Configure the following options (touch each option for
details):
• Capture screen: Capture an image of the screen
when you sweep your hand left or right across the
screen.
• Mute/pause: Set the device to pause media playback
when you touch the screen with your palm.
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Accessories
Date and Time
To change optional accessory settings:
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under System, touch Accessory.
Settings.
The following options display:
Dock
• Dock sound: Play a sound when inserting and
removing the device from a dock (not included).
• Audio output mode: Use external speakers (not
included) when docked.
Book Cover
• Automatic unlock: Set this option If you are using a
device cover (not included) and you want your device to
unlock when you open the cover.
By default, your device receives date and time information
from the wireless network. When you are outside network
coverage, you may want to set date and time information
manually using the Date and time settings.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under System, touch Date and time.
Settings.
• Automatic date and time: Allow the network to set
the date and time. Disable this option to set date and
time manually.
– Set date: Enter the current date.
– Set time: Enter the current time.
• Automatic time zone: When enabled, the tablet takes
the time zone from the wireless network. Disable this
option to set time zone manually
– Select time zone: Choose your local time zone (only
available when the Automatic setting is disabled).
• Use 24-hour format: Set the format for time displays.
If this option is not selected, the tablet automatically
uses a 12-hour format.
• Select date format: Set the format for date displays.
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Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features to make using the
device easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use
the Accessibility settings to activate these services.
Note: You can download accessibility applications from the
Google Play Store and manage their use here.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under System, touch Accessibility.
2. Configure the following settings:
Settings.
Accessibility
• Auto rotate screen: Set the screen orientation to
automatically change when you rotate the device. When
this option is not checked, the screen orientation locks
in the current orientation (landscape or portrait) and the
orientation does not change when you rotate the
device.
Tip: From any screen, touch the top of the screen and swipe
downward to display the Quick Settings screen. Touch
Screen rotation to enable or disable the Auto rotate
feature.
• Lock automatically: Select the screen delay time the
screen delays shutting off after inactivity for the selected
period of time.
• Speak passwords: Speaks passwords to enter them.
• Single tap mode: Tap to stop/snooze alarms, calendar
events, and timer alerts, and to accept/reject incoming
calls.
• Show shortcut: Set this option to display an
Accessibility shortcut on the Device options popup
when you press and hold the power key.
• Manage accessibility: Save and update your
accessibility settings or share them with another
device. You can export your settings, import a
previously saved file, or share your file with another
device.
Services
• TalkBack: Activate the TalkBack feature, which speaks
feedback aloud to help blind and low-vision users.
Important! TalkBack can collect all of the text you enter,
except passwords, including personal data and
credit card numbers. It may also log your user
interface interactions with the device.
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Vision
• Font size: Set the font size.
• Magnification gestures: Use gestures such as tripletapping, double pinching, and dragging two fingers
across the screen. Touch ON/OFF to enable the
feature.
• Negative colors: Reverse the display of onscreen
colors from White text on a Black background to Black
text on a White background.
• Color adjustment: Adjust the display colors, if you are
color blind and have difficulty reading the display
because of the colors. Touch ON/OFF to enable the
feature. Touch Color adjustment and follow the
onscreen instructions to begin the color adjustment
process.
• Notification reminders: Beep at set intervals to
remind you of any unread notifications. Touch ON/OFF
to enable the feature. Touch Notification reminders
for options.
• Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable accessibility
features in two quick steps. Touch ON/OFF to enable
the feature.
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• Text-to-speech options: Set your preferred TTS
engine. Touch Speech rate to set the speed at which
the text is spoken. Touch Listen to an example to
play a short speech demonstration. For more
information, refer to “Speech” on page 105.
Hearing
• Sound balance: Use the slider to set the Left and
Right balance when using a stereo device.
• Mono audio: When Mono audio is enabled, you can
listen through one earphone to mono audio sound.
• Turn off all sounds: Turn off all sounds including
receiver voice.
• Hearing aids: Improve the sound quality of your device
for use with hearing aids.
• Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles with
multimedia files when available. Touch the ON/OFF
switch to turn the feature ON
. Touch Google
subtitles (CC) for options.
• Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung subtitles with
multimedia files when available. Touch the ON/OFF
switch to turn the feature ON
. Touch
Samsung subtitles (CC) for options
Dexterity
• Assistant menu: Improve the device accessibility for
users with reduced dexterity. Touch the ON/OFF switch
to turn it ON
. Follow the onscreen instructions.
About Device
View information about your device, including status,
legal information, hardware and software versions, and
battery use.
• Touch and hold delay: Select a time interval for this
gesture.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under System, touch About device.
Recognition
• Interaction control: Enable or disable motions and
screen timeout. You can also block areas of the screen
from touch interaction. Touch the ON/OFF switch to
turn the feature ON
. Follow the onscreen
instructions.
2. Touch items to view details:
Settings.
• Icon glossary: Displays a categorized list of icons that
display on the device.
• Status: View Battery status, Battery level, IP address,
Wi-Fi MAC address, Bluetooth address, Up time, and
Device status.
• Legal information: Touch an option to display Open
source licenses, Google and Samsung legal
information, and Privacy Alert.
• Device name: Enter the name for your device. The
default is the device’s model number.
• Model number: Display your device’s model number.
• Android version: Display the firmware version of your
device.
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• Baseband version: Baseband version loaded on this
device.
• Kernel version: Display the kernel version of your
device.
• Build number: Display your device’s build number.
• SE for Android status: Display Security
Enhancements for Android status information.
• Hardware version: Hardware version of your tablet.
Software Update
The Software Update feature enables you to use your
device to connect to the network and download any new
software directly to your device. The device automatically
updates with the latest available software when you access
this option.
To register your device and check for a software update:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Under System, touch Software update.
Settings.
2. Touch Check for new software update.
The device automatically updates the software, if
newer software is available.
When updating software, once the update file is downloaded,
you can delay the update on the start screen by postponing it
for a certain period of time. If you want to resume the update
before the selected time, touch Continue update.
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Index
A
Accounts
setting up 28
Alarm 52
Application Manager settings
downloaded apps 92
running services 93
Apps
Play Store 74
B
Battery
charging 7
indicator 6
installing and removing 7
Bluetooth
pairing with a device 39
turning on or off 39
C
Calculator 52
Calendar 53
Camera 54
Chrome 58
Contacts 58
display options 30
groups 32
linking 31
namecards 32
separating linked 31
starred contacts 34
updating 30
D
Display
Using Negative Colors 111
Display Settings
timeout 88
Drive 58
E
Email
combined Inbox 60
composing and sending 61
configuring accounts 59
creating additional accounts 59
deleting accounts 60
refreshing your accounts 60
switching between accounts 60
F
Favorites 34
G
Gallery 62
Gmail 64
account settings 65
composing and sending 65
refreshing your account 65
setting up your account 64
Google
Chrome 58
Drive 58
Gmail 64
Google Account 28
Google Now 66
Google Settings 66
Google+ 66
Hangouts 67
Maps 67
Photos 73
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Play Books 73
Play Movies & TV 74
Play Music 74
Play Store 74
Google Now 66
Google Settings 66
Google+ 66
Groups
creating 32
H
Hancom Viewer 67
Hangouts 67
Home Screen 15
folders 18
shortcuts and widgets 17
wallpaper 18
I
Infrared Blaster 12
L
Language and Input Settings
select language 102
Location Services Settings 95
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Lock Screen
shortcuts 97
Locking and Unlocking
unlocking the device 9
M
Maps 67
Memo 68
Memory Card
installing 8
removing 90
Messages
Email 59
Gmail 64
Mobile Hotspot
turning on or off 44
Multi Window 19
Music 69
Play Music 74
My Files 71
N
Namecards
sending 32
Nearby Devices
settings 85
status icon 23
Negative Colors 111
Notification Panel 21
P
Pairing with Bluetooth 39
Photos (App) 73
Play Books 73
Play Movies & TV 74
Play Music 74
Play Store 74
Powering On and Off 8
Predictive Text 102
Privacy Settings
factory data reset 106
R
Reset
factory data 106
S
Samsung Account 28
Security
locking your device 9
Security Settings
device administration 100
passwords 99
Settings
Location Services 95
Shortcuts
adding and removing 17
SIM card
installation 6
Smart screen 88
Software Update 113
Sound Settings
notifications 87
volume 86
Swype Keyboard Settings 104
T
Text
entering 25
Touch Screen 13
Turning Your Device On and Off 8
U
Updating Applications 51
USB Settings
mass storage device 49
V
Video 76
View Verizon Account 84
Voice Search 77
Volume Key 11
VZ Navigator 78
Y
YouTube 79
W
WatchON 78
Widgets
adding and removing 17
Wi-Fi 35
adding a connection manually 36
Mobile Hotspot 43
scanning and connecting 36
settings 81
turning on or off 35
Wi-Fi Direct 38
status icon 23
Wireless Networking
Bluetooth 39
Wi-Fi 35
World Clock
deleting an entry 79
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