Samsung SPH-L720ZPASPR User's Manual

User Guide
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Table of Contents
Get Started.................................................................................................................................... 1
Your Phone at a Glance ........................................................................................................ 1
Set Up Your Phone ................................................................................................................ 1
Activate Your Phone .............................................................................................................. 2
Complete the Setup ............................................................................................................... 3
Set Up Voicemail ................................................................................................................... 4
Sprint Account Information and Help ..................................................................................... 5
Sprint Account Passwords ............................................................................................. 5
Manage Your Account .................................................................................................... 5
Sprint Support Services .................................................................................................. 6
Phone Basics ................................................................................................................................ 7
Your Phone’s Layout ............................................................................................................. 7
Key Functions ................................................................................................................. 7
Turn Your Phone On and Off ................................................................................................. 8
Turn Your Screen On and Off ................................................................................................ 9
Features................................................................................................................................. 9
Motions and Gestures .................................................................................................... 9
Smart Screen ............................................................................................................... 11
Air View ........................................................................................................................ 11
Voice Control ................................................................................................................ 12
Multi Window ................................................................................................................ 12
Touchscreen Navigation ...................................................................................................... 13
Tap ............................................................................................................................... 13
Touch and Hold ............................................................................................................ 14
Swipe or Slide .............................................................................................................. 14
Drag.............................................................................................................................. 15
Flick .............................................................................................................................. 15
Rotate ........................................................................................................................... 16
Pinch and Spread ......................................................................................................... 17
Your Home Screen .............................................................................................................. 17
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Create Shortcuts .......................................................................................................... 18
Add and Remove Primary Shortcuts ............................................................................ 19
Add and Remove Widgets ............................................................................................ 19
Extended Home Screens ............................................................................................. 20
Recent Applications...................................................................................................... 20
Status Bar ............................................................................................................................ 20
Enter Text ............................................................................................................................ 21
Text Input Methods ....................................................................................................... 21
Google Voice Typing .................................................................................................... 22
Samsung Keyboard ...................................................................................................... 22
Swype ........................................................................................................................... 23
Tips for Editing Text ..................................................................................................... 24
Phone Calls................................................................................................................................. 25
Make Phone Calls................................................................................................................ 25
Call Using the Keypad .................................................................................................. 25
Call from Logs .............................................................................................................. 25
Call from Contacts ........................................................................................................ 25
Call a Number in a Text Message ................................................................................ 26
Call a Number in an Email Message ............................................................................ 26
Call Emergency Numbers ............................................................................................ 26
Receive Phone Calls ........................................................................................................... 27
Answer an Incoming Call .............................................................................................. 27
Mute the Ringing Sound ............................................................................................... 27
Reject an Incoming Call ............................................................................................... 27
Reject a Call with a Text Message ............................................................................... 27
Phone Call Options .............................................................................................................. 28
Dialing Options ............................................................................................................. 28
Caller ID ....................................................................................................................... 28
Call Waiting .................................................................................................................. 29
3-way Calling ................................................................................................................ 29
Call Forwarding ............................................................................................................ 29
In-call Options .............................................................................................................. 30
Speed Dials .................................................................................................................. 31
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Voicemail ............................................................................................................................. 32
Set Up Voicemail .......................................................................................................... 32
Retrieve Your Voicemail Messages ............................................................................. 32
Voicemail Notification ................................................................................................... 33
Visual Voicemail .................................................................................................................. 33
Logs ..................................................................................................................................... 33
View Logs ..................................................................................................................... 34
Logs Options ................................................................................................................ 34
Clear Logs .................................................................................................................... 34
Contacts ...................................................................................................................................... 35
Get Started With Contacts ................................................................................................... 35
Access Contacts ........................................................................................................... 35
Contacts Options .......................................................................................................... 35
Add a Contact ...................................................................................................................... 36
Save a Phone Number ........................................................................................................ 37
Edit a Contact ...................................................................................................................... 37
Add or Edit Information for a Contact ........................................................................... 37
Assign a Picture to a Contact ....................................................................................... 38
Assign a Ringtone to a Contact .................................................................................... 38
Link a Contact .............................................................................................................. 38
Delete a Contact........................................................................................................... 39
Add Entries to Your Favorites .............................................................................................. 39
Create Groups ..................................................................................................................... 39
Share a Contact ................................................................................................................... 40
Accounts and Messaging ............................................................................................................ 42
Google Account ................................................................................................................... 42
Create a Google Account ............................................................................................. 42
Sign In to Your Google Account ................................................................................... 42
Access Gmail ............................................................................................................... 43
Send a Gmail Message ................................................................................................ 43
Read and Reply to Gmail Messages ............................................................................ 44
Samsung Account................................................................................................................ 44
Email .................................................................................................................................... 44
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Add an Email Account .................................................................................................. 44
Add a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Account ........................................................... 45
Compose and Send Email ............................................................................................ 46
Reply or Forward Email ................................................................................................ 46
Manage Your Email Inbox ............................................................................................ 47
Edit Email Settings ....................................................................................................... 48
Delete an Email Account .............................................................................................. 51
Text and Multimedia Messaging .......................................................................................... 51
Send a Text Message (SMS) ....................................................................................... 51
Send a Multimedia Message (MMS) ............................................................................ 52
Save and Resume a Draft Message ............................................................................ 53
New Messages Notification .......................................................................................... 53
Managing Message Conversations .............................................................................. 53
Text and MMS Settings ................................................................................................ 55
Social Networking Accounts ................................................................................................ 57
YouTube ....................................................................................................................... 57
Google+ ........................................................................................................................ 58
Hangouts ...................................................................................................................... 58
Apps and Entertainment ............................................................................................................. 60
DivX ..................................................................................................................................... 60
DivX Legal Information ................................................................................................. 60
Locate Your VOD Registration Number ....................................................................... 60
Register Your DivX Device for VOD Playback of Purchased Movies ........................... 60
Google Play Store................................................................................................................ 61
Find and Install an App ................................................................................................. 61
Create a Google Wallet Account .................................................................................. 62
Open an Installed App .................................................................................................. 62
Uninstall an App ........................................................................................................... 62
Navigation ............................................................................................................................ 63
Google Maps ................................................................................................................ 63
Scout™......................................................................................................................... 63
Samsung Apps .................................................................................................................... 63
Music Apps .......................................................................................................................... 64
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Google Play Music ....................................................................................................... 64
Music ............................................................................................................................ 64
Sprint Music Plus ................................................................................................................. 67
Google Play Movies & TV .................................................................................................... 67
Google Play Books .............................................................................................................. 68
Google Play Games............................................................................................................. 68
Google Play Magazines ....................................................................................................... 68
Group Play ........................................................................................................................... 68
Sprint Zone .......................................................................................................................... 70
Sprint TV & Movies .............................................................................................................. 70
Samsung Link ...................................................................................................................... 71
Configure Samsung Link Settings ................................................................................ 71
Use Samsung Link to Share Media with Another Device ............................................. 72
CBS Sports .......................................................................................................................... 72
BaconReader ....................................................................................................................... 73
1Weather ............................................................................................................................. 73
Web and Data ............................................................................................................................. 74
Wi-Fi .................................................................................................................................... 74
Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network ..................................................... 74
Connect to a Different Wi-Fi Network ........................................................................... 75
Data Services (Sprint 3G and 4G) ....................................................................................... 75
Your Data Services User Name ................................................................................... 76
Launch the Browser ..................................................................................................... 76
4G Services ......................................................................................................................... 76
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)............................................................................................ 77
Prepare Your Phone for VPN Connection .................................................................... 77
Add a VPN.................................................................................................................... 77
Connect to a VPN ......................................................................................................... 78
Disconnect from a VPN ................................................................................................ 78
Chrome ................................................................................................................................ 78
Internet ................................................................................................................................ 79
Pictures and Video ...................................................................................................................... 80
Camera ................................................................................................................................ 80
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Open the Camera ......................................................................................................... 80
Take a Picture .............................................................................................................. 81
Record Videos .............................................................................................................. 81
Camera Options ........................................................................................................... 82
Quick Camera Settings ................................................................................................ 83
Advanced Camera Settings .......................................................................................... 84
Gallery ................................................................................................................................. 85
View Photos and Videos .............................................................................................. 86
Zoom In or Out on a Photo ........................................................................................... 87
Working with Photos ..................................................................................................... 87
Share Photos and Videos ............................................................................................. 88
Samsung Hub ...................................................................................................................... 92
Use Samsung Hub ....................................................................................................... 92
WatchON ............................................................................................................................. 94
Optical Reader ..................................................................................................................... 95
Story Album ......................................................................................................................... 95
Flipboard .............................................................................................................................. 95
Video ................................................................................................................................... 95
Tools and Calendar ..................................................................................................................... 97
Google Now ......................................................................................................................... 97
S Health ............................................................................................................................... 97
S Translator ......................................................................................................................... 97
Polaris Office 5 .................................................................................................................... 97
Lumen Toolbar..................................................................................................................... 97
Calendar .............................................................................................................................. 98
Add an Event to the Calendar ...................................................................................... 98
Event Alerts .................................................................................................................. 99
View Events ................................................................................................................ 100
Erase Events .............................................................................................................. 101
Alarm & Timer .................................................................................................................... 101
Calculator........................................................................................................................... 102
S Memo ............................................................................................................................. 102
My Files ............................................................................................................................. 104
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Dropbox ............................................................................................................................. 105
Download the Desktop Application ............................................................................. 105
Accessing Dropbox on Your Device ........................................................................... 105
Manually Uploading a Picture to Dropbox .................................................................. 106
Lookout Security ................................................................................................................ 106
Voice Services ................................................................................................................... 106
S Voice ....................................................................................................................... 106
Voice Recorder........................................................................................................... 107
Bluetooth ........................................................................................................................... 108
Turn Bluetooth On or Off ............................................................................................ 108
The Bluetooth Settings Menu ..................................................................................... 108
Connect a Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit .................................................................... 108
Reconnect a Headset or Car Kit ................................................................................. 109
Disconnect or Unpair from a Bluetooth Device .......................................................... 109
Send Information Using Bluetooth .............................................................................. 110
Receive Information Using Bluetooth ......................................................................... 111
microSD Card .................................................................................................................... 112
Remove a microSD Card ........................................................................................... 112
View microSD Card Memory ...................................................................................... 112
Format a microSD Card ............................................................................................. 112
Unmount a microSD Card .......................................................................................... 112
Transfer Files Between Your Phone and a Computer ....................................................... 113
Update Your Phone ........................................................................................................... 114
Before Updating Your Firmware ................................................................................. 114
Update your Phone .................................................................................................... 114
Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service ........................................................................................... 116
Activate Sprint Worldwide Service on Your Account ......................................................... 116
Your SIM Card ................................................................................................................... 116
Enable Global Roaming Mode ........................................................................................... 116
Make and Receive Worldwide Calls .................................................................................. 117
Sprint International Voicemail Service ............................................................................... 118
Set Up Your Voicemail Access Number for International Use ................................... 118
Access Your Voicemail Internationally ....................................................................... 119
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International Voicemail Troubleshooting .................................................................... 119
International Data Roaming ............................................................................................... 119
Get Started With Sprint Worldwide Data Services ..................................................... 120
Access Email and Data Services Internationally on GSM/UMTS Networks ............... 120
Access Email and Data Services on Internationally on CDMA Networks................... 120
International Roaming Status Messages ........................................................................... 120
Contact Sprint for Assistance with International Service ................................................... 121
Settings ..................................................................................................................................... 124
Wi-Fi Settings .................................................................................................................... 124
Turn Wi-Fi On or Off ................................................................................................... 124
Configure Wi-Fi Settings ............................................................................................ 124
Other Wi-Fi Settings ................................................................................................... 125
Wi-Fi Direct................................................................................................................. 126
Hotspot Settings ................................................................................................................ 126
Turn Hotspot On or Off ............................................................................................... 127
Configure Hotspot ...................................................................................................... 127
Allowed Devices ......................................................................................................... 127
Bluetooth Settings.............................................................................................................. 127
Turn Bluetooth On or Off ............................................................................................ 128
Configure Bluetooth Settings ...................................................................................... 128
Data Usage Settings .......................................................................................................... 129
More Networks Settings..................................................................................................... 130
Airplane Mode ............................................................................................................ 130
Mobile Networks ......................................................................................................... 130
Tethering .................................................................................................................... 130
VPN ............................................................................................................................ 131
Roaming ..................................................................................................................... 131
NFC Settings ..................................................................................................................... 132
Turn NFC On or Off .................................................................................................... 132
Android Beam ............................................................................................................. 132
S Beam Settings ................................................................................................................ 133
Turn S Beam On or Off .............................................................................................. 133
Nearby Devices Settings ................................................................................................... 133
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Screen Mirroring Settings .................................................................................................. 134
Lock Screen Settings ......................................................................................................... 134
Screen Lock ............................................................................................................... 134
Lock Screen Options .................................................................................................. 135
Display Settings ................................................................................................................. 137
Wallpaper ................................................................................................................... 137
Notification Panel ....................................................................................................... 138
Multi Window .............................................................................................................. 138
Screen Mode .............................................................................................................. 138
Reading Mode ............................................................................................................ 139
Brightness .................................................................................................................. 139
Auto Rotate Screen .................................................................................................... 139
Screen Timeout .......................................................................................................... 140
Daydream ................................................................................................................... 140
Font Style ................................................................................................................... 140
Font Size .................................................................................................................... 140
Touch Key Light Duration ........................................................................................... 141
Show Battery Percentage ........................................................................................... 141
Edit After Screen Capture .......................................................................................... 141
Auto Adjust Screen Tone ........................................................................................... 141
Increase Touch Sensitivity ......................................................................................... 141
LED Indicator Settings ....................................................................................................... 142
Sound Settings .................................................................................................................. 142
Volume ....................................................................................................................... 142
Vibration Intensity ....................................................................................................... 143
Ringtones ................................................................................................................... 143
Vibrations ................................................................................................................... 143
Default Notification Sound .......................................................................................... 143
Vibrate When Ringing ................................................................................................ 144
Dialing Keypad Tone .................................................................................................. 144
Touch Sounds ............................................................................................................ 144
Screen Lock Sound .................................................................................................... 144
Haptic Feedback ........................................................................................................ 144
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Emergency Tone ........................................................................................................ 145
Samsung Keyboard Settings ...................................................................................... 145
HDMI Audio Output .................................................................................................... 145
Adapt Sound ............................................................................................................... 145
Home Screen Mode Settings ............................................................................................. 146
Call Settings....................................................................................................................... 146
Call Rejection ............................................................................................................. 146
Set Up Call Rejection Messages ................................................................................ 147
Answering/Ending Calls ............................................................................................. 147
Turn Off Screen During Calls ..................................................................................... 147
Call Alerts ................................................................................................................... 147
Call Accessories ......................................................................................................... 148
Ringtones and Keypad Tones .................................................................................... 148
Personalize Call Sound .............................................................................................. 149
Noise Reduction ......................................................................................................... 149
Increase Volume In Pocket ........................................................................................ 149
US Dialing .................................................................................................................. 150
International Dialing .................................................................................................... 150
TTY Mode ................................................................................................................... 150
DTMF Tones .............................................................................................................. 150
Voicemail Settings ...................................................................................................... 151
Voice Privacy.............................................................................................................. 151
Blocking Mode Settings ..................................................................................................... 151
Hands-free Mode Settings ................................................................................................. 152
Power Saving Mode Settings............................................................................................. 152
Accessory Settings ............................................................................................................ 153
Accessibility Settings ......................................................................................................... 153
Language And Input Settings ............................................................................................ 156
Choose a Default Language ....................................................................................... 156
Set a Default Input Method ......................................................................................... 156
Google Voice Typing Settings .................................................................................... 156
Samsung Keyboard Settings ...................................................................................... 156
Swype Settings ........................................................................................................... 158
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Voice Search Settings ................................................................................................ 160
Text-to-speech Options .............................................................................................. 160
Pointer Speed ............................................................................................................. 161
Motions and Gestures Settings.......................................................................................... 161
Smart Screen Settings ....................................................................................................... 162
Smart Stay.................................................................................................................. 162
Smart Rotation ........................................................................................................... 162
Smart Pause............................................................................................................... 163
Smart Scroll ................................................................................................................ 163
Air View Settings................................................................................................................ 163
Voice Control Settings ....................................................................................................... 164
Accounts Settings .............................................................................................................. 164
Add an Account .......................................................................................................... 165
Backup Options .......................................................................................................... 165
Location Services Settings ................................................................................................ 166
Security Settings ................................................................................................................ 166
Encryption .................................................................................................................. 167
Passwords .................................................................................................................. 167
Device Administration ................................................................................................. 167
Security Update Service ............................................................................................. 168
Credential Storage ..................................................................................................... 168
Application Manager Settings ............................................................................................ 168
Battery Settings ................................................................................................................. 169
Storage Settings ................................................................................................................ 169
Date and Time Settings ..................................................................................................... 169
Activate This Device .......................................................................................................... 170
System Update Settings .................................................................................................... 170
About Device Settings ....................................................................................................... 171
Index ......................................................................................................................................... 172
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Get Started
The following topics give you all the information you need to set up your phone and Sprint
service the first time.
Your Phone at a Glance
The following illustration outlines your phone’s primary features.
Set Up Your Phone
You must first install and charge the battery to begin setting up your phone.
1. Install the battery.

Using the slot provided, gently lift the cover off the phone.

Insert the battery, aligning the gold contacts on the battery with the gold contacts on
the phone, and gently press the battery into place.

Replace the battery compartment cover, making sure all the tabs are secure and
there are no gaps around the cover.
2. Plug the USB cable into the Charger/Accessory Jack on the bottom of the phone.
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3. Plug the other end of the USB cable into the Charging Head, and then plug the Charging
Head into an electrical outlet to charge your battery. Fully charging a battery may take
up to three hours.
Note: Your phone’s battery should have enough charge to turn the phone on and find a signal,
run the setup application, set up voicemail, and make a call. You should fully charge the battery
as soon as possible.
4. Press and hold the Power/Lock Key to turn the phone on.

If your phone is activated, it will turn on, search for Sprint service, and begin the
setup application.

If your phone is not yet activated, see Activate Your Phone for more information.
Activate Your Phone
Depending on your account or how and where you purchased your phone, it may be ready to
use or you may need to activate it on your Sprint account.
●
If you purchased your phone at a Sprint Store, it is probably activated and ready to use.
●
If you received your phone in the mail and it is for a new Sprint account or a new line of
service, it is designed to activate automatically.

●
When you turn the phone on for the first time, you should see a Hands Free
Activation screen, which may be followed by a PRL Update screen and a Firmware
Update screen. Follow the onscreen instructions to continue.
If you received your phone in the mail and you are activating a new phone for an existing
number on your account (you’re swapping phones), you can activate on your computer
online or directly on your phone.

Activate on your computer:
•
Get Started
Go to sprint.com/activate and complete the online instructions to activate your
phone.
2

Activate on your phone:
•
Turn on your new phone. (Make sure the old one is turned off.) Your phone will
automatically attempt Hands-Free Activation.
•
Follow the onscreen prompts to complete the activation process.
To confirm activation, make a phone call. If your phone is still not activated, visit
sprint.com/support for assistance. If you do not have access to the Internet, call Sprint
Customer Service at 1-888-211-4727.
Note: Do not press the Power/Lock Key while the phone is being activated. Pressing the
Power/Lock Key cancels the activation process.
Complete the Setup
After you turn on your phone and activate it, your phone displays a Welcome screen. From the
Welcome screen follow the prompts to set up features and preferences on your phone.
Note: In some cases, you may be able to complete the setup process before your phone has
been activated on your Sprint account.
During setup and activation, you may see Sprint Connections Optimizer notice. Read the notice
and tap I Agree to use Sprint Connections Optimizer, or tap Settings and uncheck option if you
do not wish to use the Sprint Connections Optimizer.
1. At the Welcome screen, follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup for each
topic. Tap Next, or the right arrow, to move through the steps. You can skip topics to
continue to the next one.

Language: Choose the default language for your phone’s operation, and then tap
Next.

Wi-Fi: By default, your phone prompts you to use Wi-Fi when accessing data
services. Tap a Wi-Fi access point, or tap Next to continue setup using your phone’s
connection to the network.

Date and time: By default, your phone uses the date and time provided by the
wireless network. Configure options, or tap Next to use the defaults and continue.

Samsung account: Your Samsung account is used with some apps and features.
Tap Sign in to sign in to your Samsung account, or tap Create new account to sign
up for a new Samsung account.

Got Google?: Complete the steps to sign in to your current Google account, or sign
up for a new Google account right from your phone.
•
Yes: Enter your Gmail address and password and tap the right arrow to sign in to
your current Google account.
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•
No: Tap Get an account, and then follow the instructions to sign up for a new
Google account, or tap Not now to continue without setting up a Google account
on your phone. You can always set up a Google account later. Tap the right
arrow to move to the next screen.

Google and your location: Select Google location options, and then tap the right
arrow to continue.

This phone belongs to: Enter your First and Last name, and then tap the right
arrow to continue.

Dropbox: Dropbox allows you to save your photos and videos to associated
computers and to a Web-based storage area. Tap Create account or Sign in, or tap
Next to skip the step and continue.

Learn about key features: Tap features to view details, and tap the ON/OFF switch
to turn the feature On or Off.

Device name: Your device name is how you and other devices identify your device,
such as when sharing via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct. If you want to use a different
name, tap the field and enter a name.
2. Tap Finish to complete setup. Follow the onscreen instructions to learn about basic
touch/tap navigation.
Set Up Voicemail
Your phone automatically transfers all unanswered calls to voicemail, even if your phone is in
use or turned off. You should set up your Sprint Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as
your phone is activated. Always use a password to protect against unauthorized access.
1. Press Home
and tap
Phone.
If your screen is locked, press the Power/Lock Key to turn on the display and then
swipe your screen in any direction. See Turn Your Screen On and Off.
2. Touch and hold
to dial your voicemail number.
3. Follow the system prompts to:

Create your password.

Record your name announcement.

Record your greeting.
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Note: Voicemail Password – Sprint strongly recommends that you create a password when
setting up your voicemail to protect against unauthorized access. Without a password, anyone
who has access to your phone is able to access your voicemail messages.
Sprint Account Information and Help
Find out about account passwords and information about managing your account and finding
help.
Sprint Account Passwords
As a Sprint customer, you enjoy unlimited access to your personal account information, your
voicemail account, and your data services account. To ensure that no one else has access to
your information, you will need to create passwords to protect your privacy.
Account User Name and Password
If you are the account owner, you will create an account user name and password when you
sign on to sprint.com/mysprint. (Click Sign in/Sign up and then click Sign up now! to get
started.) If you are not the account owner (if someone else receives the bill for your Sprint
service), you can get a sub-account password at sprint.com/mysprint.
Voicemail Password
You’ll create your voicemail password when you set up your voicemail. See Set Up Voicemail
for more information on your voicemail password.
Data Services Password
With your Sprint phone, you may elect to set up an optional data services password to control
access and authorize Premium Service purchases.
For more information, or to change your passwords, sign on to sprint.com/mysprint.
Manage Your Account
Manage your Sprint account from your computer, your Sprint phone, or any other phone.
Online: sprint.com/mysprint
●
Access your account information.
●
Check your minutes used (depending on your Sprint service plan).
●
View and pay your bill.
●
Enroll in Sprint online billing and automatic payment.
●
Purchase accessories.
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●
Shop for the latest Sprint phones.
●
View available Sprint service plans and options.
●
Learn more about data services and other products like games, ring tones, screen
savers, and more.
From Your Sprint Phone
1. Press
and then tap
Phone.
2. Do any of the following:

Tap

Tap
to access Sprint Zone and a summary of your Sprint
service plan or to get answers to other questions.
to make a payment.
Note: You can also access Sprint Zone app from your device. Press
Apps >
and then tap
Sprint Zone.
Sprint Support Services
Sprint 411 and Sprint Operator Services let you easily access information and calling assistance
from your Sprint phone.
Sprint 411
Sprint 411 gives you access to a variety of services and information, including residential,
business, and government listings; movie listings or showtimes; driving directions, restaurant
reservations, and major local event information. You can get up to three pieces of information
per call, and the operator can automatically connect your call at no additional charge.
There is a per-call charge to use Sprint 411, and you will be billed for airtime.
■
Press Home
and tap
Phone, and then tap
.
Sprint Operator Services
Sprint Operator Services provides assistance when you place collect calls or when you place
calls billed to a local telephone calling card or third party.
■
Press Home

and tap
Phone, and then tap
.
For more information or to see the latest in products and services, visit us online at
sprint.com/mysprint.
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Phone Basics
Your phone is packed with features that simplify your life and expand your ability to stay
connected to the people and information that are important to you. The following topics will
introduce the basic functions and features of your phone.
Your Phone’s Layout
This illustration outlines your phone’s basic layout.
Key Functions
The following list defines the features listed in the above illustrations.
●
LED indicator glows or blinks in different colors to show status when the screen is
turned off. The LED glows red when charging, and blinks red when the battery is low;
blinks blue when a notification has arrived, or when you are recording voice; and glows
green when the battery is fully charged and the phone is attached to a charger.
●
Light Sensor detects the ambient light level, such as when setting screen brightness
when Automatic brightness is enabled, and when using the Camera.
●
Earpiece lets you hear the caller and automated prompts during calls.
●
Proximity and Gesture Sensors detect the presence of objects near the phone, such
as when using air gesture or motion settings. For example, while talking on the phone
the sensor detects when it’s near your ear and turns off the screen to prevent accidental
key presses.
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●
Front Camera allows you to take pictures and videos of yourself.
●
Power/Lock Key lets you turn the phone on or off, turn the screen on or off, or lock the
screen. Press and hold for a Device options menu, where you can turn the phone off or
restart it, or for easy access to Airplane mode, and to Mute, Vibrate, and Sound modes.
●
Back Key lets you return to the previous screen, or close a dialog box, options menu,
the Notification panel, or onscreen keyboard.
●
Home Key returns you to the Home screen. Press and hold to open the recently used
applications window, and access Task Manager and Google Search.
●
Menu Key allows you to access a menu from most of your phone’s screens.
●
Volume Key adjusts the volume of your phone’s sounds. From the Home screen, press
to adjust master volume. During calls or playback, press to adjust volume. Press to mute
the ringtone of an incoming call.
●
Cover Release allows you to lift the cover from the back of your phone.
●
Infrared transmitter allows you to control other devices, such as a TV, in conjunction
with apps like WatchON.
●
Camera lets you take pictures and record videos.
●
Flash helps illuminate subjects in low-light environments when the camera is focusing
and capturing a photo or video.
●
Microphones allow other callers to hear you when you are using the speakerphone, and
captures sound during recording.
●
3.5 mm Headset Jack allows you to plug in either a stereo headset or an optional
headset for convenient, hands-free conversations.
●
Speaker plays ringtones and sounds. The speaker also lets you hear the caller’s voice
in speakerphone mode.
●
USB Charger/Accessory Port allows you to connect the phone charger/USB cable
(included) and other optional accessories (not included).
CAUTION: Inserting an accessory into the incorrect jack may damage the phone.
Turn Your Phone On and Off
Use the Power/Lock Key to turn the phone On or Off.
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Turn Your Phone On or Off
■
Press and hold the Power/Lock Key.
The screen remains blank while your phone is off. If the phone is off during charging, the screen
displays a charging animation.
Turn Your Screen On and Off
Your phone allows you to quickly turn the screen off when not in use and to turn it back on and
unlock it when you need it.
Turn the Screen Off When Not in Use
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To quickly turn the screen off, press the Power/Lock Key. Pressing the Power/Lock Key
again will turn on the screen and display the lock screen.
To save battery power, the phone automatically turns off the screen (times out) after a certain
period of time when you leave it idle. You will still be able to receive messages and calls while
the phone’s screen is off.
Note: For information on how to adjust the time before the screen turns off, see Screen
Timeout.
Turn the Screen On and Unlock It
1. To turn the screen on, press the Power/Lock Key.
2. Unlock the screen:

If you are using the default screen lock, swipe the screen in any direction to unlock it.

If you have set up a screen lock, use your screen lock. See Screen lock.
Features
Your phone offers new features for using gestures to interact with your phone.
Motions and Gestures
Interact with your phone using motions of the phone itself, or with gestures you make with your
hands.
Air Gestures
Control your phone by making specific gestures with your hand above the Gesture sensor,
located near the Earpiece at the top of your phone’s screen.
Air gestures include:
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Quick glance: When On, you can reach toward the device with the screen off to see
important information at a glance.
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Air jump: When On, you can scroll web pages in screen-sized jumps.
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Air browse: When On, you can move between pictures, pages, or music tracks.
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Air move: When On, you can move app shortcuts or Calendar events.
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Air call-accept: When On, you can wave your hand over the screen to answer incoming
calls.
To enable Air gestures:
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Motions and gestures > Air
gesture. For more information, see Motions and Gestures.
Motion
Control your phone with natural movements, like putting the device to your ear to call a contact
displayed on the screen.
Motions include:
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Direct call: When On, you can lift the device to your ear while viewing a contact to call
the contact.
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Smart alert: When On, you can lift the phone to receive notifications of missed calls and
notifications that occurred while the device was stationary.
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Zoom: When On, you can tilt the phone to zoom in or out when viewing pictures in
Gallery.
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Browse an image: When On, you can move the phone in a side-to-side motion to pan
from side to side while viewing an image.
●
Mute/pause: When On, you can mute incoming calls and pause playback by turning the
phone screen-side down.
●
Palm motion: When On, you can control your device by touching the screen with the
palm of your hand.
•
Capture screen: When On, you can save a copy of the current screen to the
clipboard by swiping the side of your hand across the screen.
•
Mute/pause: When On, you can mute incoming calls and pause playback by
covering the screen with your hand.
To enable Motion gestures:
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■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Motions and gestures > Motion.
For more information, see Motions and Gestures.
Smart Screen
Smart screen features allow you to have your phone automatically adjust screen timeout,
rotation when it detects you are looking at the screen, and control scrolling and playback based
whether you are facing the screen.
Smart screen features include:
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Smart stay: The screen will not time out as long as you are looking at it.
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Smart rotation: The screen automatically updates to match the angle at which you are
viewing it.
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Smart pause: The screen automatically pauses video playback when you look away
from the screen.
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Smart scroll: The screen will scroll according to the tilt of the phone and your face.
Smart screen uses the front camera to detect when you are facing the screen. Some factors
that may affect the ability of the front camera to detect your face are:
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When the phone is not docked or held upright, for example when placed on a table.
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When the front camera cannot detect your face and eyes.
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When the front camera is being used for the current application.
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When the source of light is behind you, or when using the phone in the dark.
Configure Smart Screen
Enable Smart screen features, and learn about using them.
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Smart screen.
Air View
Air view allows you to hover your finger over items on the screen to display more information.
●
Information preview: Hover over items to display information previews, extended text,
or enlarged images, depending on the type of item.
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Progress preview: Hover over a progress bar, such as for video playback, to display a
scene preview or elapsed playback time.
●
Speed dial preview: Hover over a speed dial to display the name of the contact
assigned to the speed dial.
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Webpage magnifier: Hover over a webpage to magnify the content under your finger.
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Sound and haptic feedback: Plays a sound and vibrates when you hover your finger
over air view items to play.
Configure Air View
Enable Air view features, and learn about using them.
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Air view.
Voice Control
Use spoken commands to control and interact with your phone, such as:
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Incoming calls: When enabled, you can answer or reject calls with the voice commands
“Answer” and “Reject”. When you answer a call with the voice command, the Speaker
will automatically be turned on for hands-free talking.
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Alarm: When enabled, you can stop or snooze alarms with the voice commands “Stop”
and “Snooze”.
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Camera: When enabled, you can take pictures with the voice commands “Smile”,
“Cheese”, “Capture” and “Shoot”.
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Music: When enabled, you can control the music player with the voice commands
“Next”, “Previous”, “Pause”, “Play”, “Volume Up”, and “Volume Down”.
Configure Voice Control
Enable Voice control features, and learn about using them.
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Voice control.
Multi Window
Multi Window allows you to use two apps on the same screen, in separate, resizable windows.
Enable Multi Window
Enable Multi window in the Display settings.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My device > Display.
2. Tap the check box beside Multi window to enable or disable the option.
Display Multi Window
After you enable Multi window in Display settings, you can control whether Multi window
displays on the screen, for easy access to its features.
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When Multi Window is enabled, it displays on the left side of the screen by default. You can
drag the tab along the side of the screen, or tap the tab to open Multi Window, then drag Multi
window to another edge of the screen (top, bottom, or side).
■
Touch and hold the
Back Key.
Work With Multi Window
After enabling Multi Window, you can use it to run two apps at the same time. You can launch
apps from Multi window, or drag an app to the screen to run multiple apps at the same time.
The apps display together on a split screen. You can switch between the apps, or adjust the
size of their display on the screen.
Use Multi Window to Launch Multiple Apps
When you drag an app from Multi window on top of an open app, both apps display in a split
window.
■
While using one app, touch the tab to display Multi Window, and then touch and drag an
app to the screen.
Adjust the Size of Apps in Multi Window
While using Multi Window, you can adjust the size of the two apps on the screen.
■
Touch and drag the border between the windows.
Switch Multi Window App Positions
While using Multi Window, you can switch the position of the app windows on the screen.
■
Touch the border between the windows, then touch
Make a Multi Window App Full Screen
While using Multi Window, you can expand an app to full screen anytime.
■
Touch the border between the windows, then touch
.
Touchscreen Navigation
Your phone’s touchscreen lets you control actions through a variety of touch gestures.
Tap
When you want to type using the onscreen keyboard, select items onscreen such as application
and settings icons, or press onscreen buttons, simply tap them with your finger.
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Touch and Hold
To open the available options for an item (for example, a contact or link in a Web page), touch
and hold the item.
Swipe or Slide
To swipe or slide means to quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across the screen.
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Drag
To drag, touch and hold your finger with some pressure before you start to move your finger.
While dragging, do not release your finger until you have reached the target position.
Flick
Flicking the screen is similar to swiping, except that you need to swipe your finger in light, quick
strokes. This finger gesture is always in a vertical direction, such as when flicking the contacts
or message list.
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Rotate
For most screens, you can automatically change the screen orientation from portrait to
landscape by turning the phone sideways. When entering text, you can turn the phone sideways
to bring up a bigger keyboard.
Note: You can control screen rotation with the Auto-rotate screen setting. To make this
selection, press
and then tap
> Settings > My Device > Display > Auto-rotate
screen. See Auto-rotate screen for more information.
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Pinch and Spread
“Pinch” the screen using your thumb and forefinger to zoom out or “spread” the screen to zoom
in when viewing a picture or a Web page. (Move fingers inward to zoom out and outward to
zoom in.)
Tip: Pinching any Home screen will let you see thumbnails of all seven Home screens. Tap a
thumbnail to go straight to another Home screen.
Your Home Screen
The home screen is the starting point for your phone’s applications, functions, and menus. You
can customize your home screen by adding application icons, shortcuts, folders, widgets, and
more. Your home screen extends beyond the initial screen. Swipe the screen left or right to
display additional screens.
Note: You can keep swiping in one direction to move through all the home screens, back to the
home screen. The small circles toward the bottom of the screen let you know your current
screen position.
Tip: Press
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Create Shortcuts
Learn how to add, move, or remove items from the home screen.
Add Shortcuts from the Applications Menu
1. Press
2. Tap
to display the main Home screen, and then navigate to the desired screen.
Apps to display applications, then scroll to locate your desired application.
3. Touch and hold the application icon, and then drag it to a position on the home screen.
4. Release the shortcut to place it on the screen.
Add Shortcuts from the Home screen
1. Press
to display the main Home screen, and then navigate to the desired screen.
2. Touch and hold an empty area of the Home screen, and then tap Apps and widgets.
3. Touch and hold the application icon, and then drag it to a position on the home screen.
4. Release the shortcut to place it on the screen.
Remove a Shortcut
1. Press
to display the main Home screen.
2. Touch and hold the desired shortcut to unlock it from its location on the current screen.
3. Drag the icon to the Remove icon and release it. As you place the shortcut into the
Trash, both items turn red.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the application, it simply removes the shortcut from
the home screen.
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Add and Remove Primary Shortcuts
Primary shortcuts appear at the bottom of the main Home screen by default (Phone, Contacts,
Messaging, Internet, and Apps).
You can change any of your primary shortcuts, except the Apps shortcut.
Note: Before replacing a primary shortcut, you must first add the replacement shortcut to the
Home Screen. For more information, see Create Shortcuts.
1. Press
to display the main Home screen.
2. Touch and hold the primary shortcut you want to replace and then drag it to an empty
space on any Home screen.
3. Scroll the Home screen to find the shortcut you want to add as the new primary shortcut.
4. Touch and hold the new shortcut and then drag it to the empty space in the row of
primary shortcuts. The new primary shortcut will now appear on all Home screens.
Add and Remove Widgets
Widgets are self-contained applications that reside either in your Widgets tab or on the main or
extended Home screens. Unlike a shortcut, the Widget appears as an onscreen application.
Widgets can include Contacts shortcuts, bookmarks, Facebook® status windows, Gmail and
email accounts, and many other types of apps.
Add a Widget
1. Press
to display the main Home screen, and then navigate to the desired screen.
2. Touch and hold an empty area of the Home screen, and then tap Apps and widgets >
Widgets.
3. Touch and hold a widget, and then drag it to a position on the home screen.
4. Release the widget to place it on the screen.
Remove a Widget
1. Press
to display the main Home screen.
2. Touch and hold the desired widget. This unlocks it from its location on the current
screen.
3. Drag the widget to the Remove icon and release it. As you place the widget into the
Trash, both items turn red.
Note: Removing a widget does not delete the widget, it simply removes the widget from the
current screen.
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Extended Home Screens
In addition to the main home screen, your phone has six extended home screens to provide
more space for adding icons, widgets, and more. Touch and hold the icon or widget and then
drag across the screen to move from the main screen to an extended screen.
Note: You can have up to seven screens, including the Main home screen.
Recent Applications
You can access recently-used applications through a display of shortcuts to the applications
themselves.
1. Press and hold
from any screen to display recently used applications.
2. Tap an application to open it.
Status Bar
The status bar at the top of the home screen provides phone and service status information on
the right side and notification alerts on the left. To view notification alerts, touch and hold the
status bar and drag it down.
Status Icons
Icon
Description
Bluetooth® is On
Bluetooth® paired
Wi-Fi® active
Smart screen enabled
Air gesture enabled
Vibrate
Mute
Speakerphone Active
Network (full signal)
Network (roaming)
3G (data service)
4G (data service)
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Airplane Mode
Battery (charging)
Battery (full charge)
Notification Icons
Icon
Description
Missed call
New email
New Gmail
New message
New voicemail
Event
USB connection
Updates available
Downloading
Keyboard active
Enter Text
You can type on your device using the available touchscreen QWERTY keyboard, or by
speaking your inputs.
Text Input Methods
Your device offers several text input methods.
●
Google voice typing allows you to speak your entries.
●
Samsung keyboard allows you to enter text by touching keys on a virtual QWERTY
keyboard. Samsung keyboard includes optional predictive text, which matches your key
touches to common words so you can select a word to insert it into your text.
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Swype lets you enter words by swiping across the virtual QWERTY keyboard. Instead of
tapping each key, use your finger to trace over each letter of a word. You can also tap
letters to enter words.
Select a Default Text Input Method
You can select a default Text Input Method from Settings, or choose on at any time while
entering text.
From Settings:
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Language and input > Default.
While entering text:
1. From a screen where you can enter text, drag down from the top of the screen to open
the Notification panel.
2. Tap Select input method, and then choose a text entry method.
Google Voice Typing
This feature uses Google voice recognition to convert your spoken words into text.
Use Google Voice Typing to Enter Text
1. From a screen where you can enter text, drag down from the top of the screen to open
the Notification panel, and then tap Google voice typing.
2. Speak into the microphone and watch your text being entered onscreen.
3. If the text is incorrect, tap DELETE.
4. Once you have completed entering your text, tap Done. The onscreen keyboard will
reappear.
Note: Select a language by tapping at the bottom of the Listening area. Tap Add more
languages to assign a new language via the Google voice typing menu. Removing the check
mark from the Automatic field allows you to select additional languages.
Configure Google Voice Typing
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Press
tap
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Language and input, and then
next to Google voice typing.
Samsung Keyboard
With Samsung Keyboard, it's easy to enter text, symbols, and numbers.
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Use Samsung Keyboard to Enter Text
1. From a screen where you can enter text drag down from the top of the screen to open
the Notification panel, and then tap Samsung keyboard.
2. Tap keys to enter text. While entering text, use these options:

If you make a mistake, tap
to delete incorrect characters. Touch and hold
to delete a whole word or field.

Tap

Tap
to switch to a symbols keyboard, to enter symbols. There are two symbol
keyboards.

Tap
to change the case of the text. Tap
twice to switch to all capitals.
to switch to Google Voice typing, to enter text by speaking.
Configure Samsung Keyboard
■
Press
tap
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Language and input, and then
next to Samsung keyboard.
Note: For more information about Samsung Keyboard settings, see Samsung Keyboard
Settings.
Swype
Swype lets you enter words by tracing over the letters on the virtual QWERTY keyboard.
Instead of tapping each key, use your finger to trace over each letter of a word. You can also
tap letters to enter words.
Swype provides next-letter prediction and regional error correction, which can compensate for
tapping the wrong keys on the virtual QWERTY keyboards.
Use Swype to Enter Text
1. From a screen where you can enter text drag down from the top of the screen to open
the Notification panel, and then tap Swype.
2. Swipe your finger continuously over the letters to form a word. As you swipe over letters,
words matching your pattern display at the top of the Swype keyboard. To enter a word,
lift your finger, or tap a word at the top of the keyboard.
3. While entering text, use these options:
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
If you make a mistake, tap
to delete a single character. Touch and hold
to delete an entire word or field.

By default, Swype starts with a capital at the beginning of text. Tap
with a capital letter, or tap

Tap
to start
twice to enter all capitals.
to switch to a symbols keyboard, and then tap keys to enter symbols.
Configure Swype
■
Press
tap
and tap
> Settings > My Device > Language and input, and then
next to Swype.
- or From the Swype keyboard, touch and hold
.
Note: For more information about Swype settings, see Swype Settings.
Tips for Editing Text
These tips allow you to cut or copy selected text and paste it into a separate selected area.
1. In a text entry field, double-tap the text.
2. Touch and drag the sliders to highlight and select the desired text.
3. Tap an onscreen option from the Edit text menu bar. You can drag your finger along the
menu bar to see all the options:

Select all: Highlights all the text in the field.

Cut: Removes the selected text and saves it to the clipboard.

Copy: Copies the selected text to the clipboard.

Translate: Launch S Translator to translate the selected text.

Paste: Insert the last copied or cut text into the current field.

Clipboard: Display the clipboard to choose previously cut or copied text.
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Phone Calls
With the Sprint National Network and your phone, you can enjoy clear calling across the
country.
Make Phone Calls
There are several convenient ways to place calls from your phone.
Call Using the Keypad
The most “traditional” way to place a call is by using the phone’s dialer screen.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap the number keys on the keypad to enter the phone number. As you enter digits,
Smart Dial searches for contacts that match. If you see the number you want to dial, tap
it to place the call immediately without entering the rest of the number.
3.
Tap
to call the number.
4. To end the call, tap
.
Call from Logs
All incoming, outgoing and missed calls are recorded in the Call log. You can place a call to
numbers or contacts that display in this area.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap the Logs tab. A list of recent calls displays.
3. Tap the phone icon

to the right of a number or contact to place a call.
For additional options, tap the name or number.
Tip: You can also swipe the entry from left to right to place a call, or from right to left to send a
message.
Call from Contacts
You can place calls directly from your Contacts list using either of the following procedures.
Note: You can access Contacts directly from the Phone app. Tap
Contacts tab at the top of the screen.
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1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact and then tap
.
- or Touch the contact’s picture icon, then tap
.
- or Swipe your finger across the contact from left to right.
Call a Number in a Text Message
While viewing a text message, you can place a call to a number that is in the body of the
message. For more information, see Text and Multimedia Messaging.
1. Press
and tap
Messaging.
2. Open the message with the phone number and then tap the phone number.
3. Tap Call to dial the number.
Call a Number in an Email Message
While viewing an email or Gmail message, you can place a call to a number that is in the body
of the message.
1. Press
and tap
>
Email.
2. Open the message with the phone number and then tap the phone number.
3. The Phone screen opens, with the phone number automatically entered and ready to be
dialed. To place the call, tap
.
Call Emergency Numbers
You can place calls to 911 even if the phone’s screen is locked or your account is restricted.
Note: To call the 911 emergency number when the phone’s screen is locked, press
turn the screen on, and then touch Emergency call at the bottom of the lock screen.
1. Press
2. Tap
Phone Calls
and tap
to
Phone.
.
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Enhanced 911 (E911) Information
This phone features GPS (Global Positioning System), which is used for E911 emergency
location service, where available.
When you place a call to 911, the GPS feature of your phone provides information about your
approximate location. Depending on several variables, including availability and access to
satellite signals, it may take up to 30 seconds or more to determine and report your approximate
location.
Important: Always report your location to the 911 operator when placing an emergency call.
Some designated emergency call takers, known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs),
may not be equipped to receive GPS location information from your phone.
Receive Phone Calls
When you receive a phone call from a contact, the Incoming call screen appears and displays
the caller ID icon, name, and phone number of the calling party. When you receive a phone call
from someone who is not stored in Contacts, only the default caller ID icon and phone number
appear on the Incoming call screen.
Note: If your phone is turned off, all calls automatically go to voicemail.
Answer an Incoming Call
The following procedure shows you how to answer an incoming call.
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When the call comes in, touch and slide
to the right to answer the call.
Mute the Ringing Sound
You can mute the ringtone without rejecting the call by doing either of the following.
●
Press the Volume Key down.
●
Place the phone face down on a level surface. See Motions and Gestures for options,
including the Mute/pause Motion to mute incoming calls by turning over the phone.
Reject an Incoming Call
The following procedure shows you how to reject and incoming call.
■
When the call comes in, touch and slide
to the left.
Reject a Call with a Text Message
You can automatically reject an incoming call by sending a text message to the caller.
1. Touch and drag Reject call with message toward the top of the screen.
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2. Select an existing message and tap
.
- or Tap Create new message to compose a new text message.
Phone Call Options
The Phone app provides many useful features and options to help you make the most of your
calling experience.
Dialing Options
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. While dialing a call, tap
for options, including:

Send message: Send a text message to the number you dialed.

Add to Contacts: Save the number to a new contact, or update an existing contact.
See Add a Contact for more information.

Speed dial setting: View speed dials.

Add 2-sec pause: Insert a 2-second pause into the number you are dialing. This can
be useful when storing numbers for automated phone menus.

Add wait: Insert a pause into the number you are dialing, to wait for input from you.
This can be useful when storing numbers for automated phone menus.

Call settings: Configure call settings. For more information, see Call Settings.
Caller ID
Caller ID identifies a caller while the phone is ringing, by displaying the number of the incoming
call.
Block Caller ID
You can block your Caller ID (visible to other when you make a call), before making a call. The
blocking only lasts for that call, then returns to regular Caller ID.
To permanently block your number, you must call Sprint Customer Service.
1. Press
2. Tap
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and tap
Phone.
.
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Call Waiting
When you’re on a call, Call Waiting alerts you to incoming calls by sounding a tone. Your
phone’s screen informs you that another call is coming in and displays the caller’s phone
number (if it is available).
To respond to an incoming call while you’re on a call:
1. Slide
to the right. (This puts the first caller on hold and answers the second call.)
2. To switch back to the first caller, tap Swap.
3-way Calling
With 3-Way Calling (also known as Conference calling), you can talk to two people at the same
time. When using this feature, the normal airtime rates will be charged for each of the two calls.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap the number keys to enter a phone number, and then tap
.
3. Once you have established the call, tap Add call and dial the second number. (This puts
the first caller on hold and dials the second number.)
4. When you’re connected to the second party, tap Merge. If one of the people you called
hangs up during your call, you and the remaining caller stay connected. If you initiated
the call and are the first to hang up, all callers are disconnected.
5. To end the three-way call, tap
.
Call Forwarding
Call Forwarding lets you forward all your incoming calls to another phone number – even when
your phone is turned off. You can continue to make calls from your phone when you have Call
Forwarding is activated.
Note: You are charged a higher rate for forwarded calls.
To activate Call Forwarding:
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Phone.
.
3. Enter the area code and phone number to which you want your calls forwarded.
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4. Tap
. (You will hear a tone to confirm the activation of Call Forwarding.)
To deactivate Call Forwarding:
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap
3. Tap
.
. (You will see a message and hear a tone to confirm the deactivation.)
In-call Options
While you’re on a call, you will see a number of onscreen options. Tap an option to select it.
●
Add call: displays the keypad so you can dial another call.
●
Keypad: displays the keypad, where you can enter numbers using DTMF (Dual Tone
Multi-Frequency). This can be useful if you need to enter an access code or other
information while on an active call.
●
End call: terminates the call.
●
Speaker: controls whether the call audio plays through the speaker or the earpiece.

Tap Speaker to play the audio through the speaker. (You can adjust the speaker
volume using the Volume Key.) A green line appears under the Speaker button.

Tap Speaker again to use the phone’s earpiece. The green line will disappear when
Speaker is not activated.
Warning: Because of higher volume levels, do not place the phone near your ear during
speakerphone use.
●
Mute: turns the onboard microphone either on or off.

Tap Mute during a call to mute the microphone. A green line will appear under the
Mute button.

Tap Mute again to unmute the microphone. The green line will disappear when Mute
is not activated.
Note: If Mute is activated, the speaker mode is deactivated.
●
Headset: connects to a Bluetooth headset.

Tap Headset during a call to activate a Bluetooth headset. A green line will appear
under the Headset button.
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
●
Tap Headset again to de-activate the Bluetooth headset. The green line will
disappear when the Headset is not activated.
Tap
for more options:

Contacts: Launches Contacts.

Memo: Launches Memo, to create memo during a call.

Message: Launches Messaging, to create a new message.
Speed Dials
You can assign a shortcut number to a phone number in your Contacts List for speed dialing.
There are one hundred available numbered spaces. Speed dial 1 is reserved for Voicemail.
Assign Speed Dials
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Phone.
> Speed dial setting.
3. Tap an unused space and then select a contact to assign to the number. The selected
contact number will display in the speed dial list.
Remove Speed Dials
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap
> Speed dial setting.
3. Tap
> Remove, and then tap the X next to the speed dials you want to remove.
Edit Speed Dials
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Phone.
> Speed dial setting.
3. Tap
> Change order, and then tap the entry you want to move. This will highlight
the entry.
4. Tap an unassigned space. (For example, if you select an entry in space 12, and space 8
shows "Not assigned," you can tap space 8 to move the entry.)
Making a Call Using a Speed Dial
1. Press
Phone Calls
and tap
Phone.
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2. Touch the speed dial digits, holding the last digit until the number dials.
Voicemail
Your phone automatically transfers all unanswered calls to your voicemail, even if your phone is
in use or turned off. You should set up your Sprint Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as
your phone is activated. Always use a password to protect against unauthorized access.
Set Up Voicemail
The following steps will guide you through setting up your standard voicemail from the Phone
app.
For information about setting up voicemail using the Visual Voicemail app, see Visual Voicemail.
You should set up your Sprint Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as your phone is
activated. Always use a password to protect against unauthorized access. Your phone
automatically transfers all unanswered calls to your voicemail, even if your phone is in use or
turned off.
1. Press
and tap
2. Press and hold
Phone.
.
3. Follow the system prompts to:

Create your password.

Record your name announcement.

Record your greeting.
Note: Voicemail Password – Sprint strongly recommends that you create a password when
setting up your voicemail to protect against unauthorized access. Without a password, anyone
who has access to your phone can access your voicemail messages.
Retrieve Your Voicemail Messages
You can access your voicemail by using the following process.
1. Press
and tap
2. Press and hold
Phone.
.
3. Follow the system prompts to enter your voicemail password and manage voicemail.
Note: You can also access Visual Voicemail from the Phone keypad by tapping
Phone Calls
.
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Voicemail Notification
There are several ways your phone alerts you to a new message.
●
By sounding the notification ringtone.
●
By displaying
in the Notifications area of the Status bar when a new voicemail
message(s) are received.
●
By displaying the number of new voicemail message(s) on the Voicemail app icon.
Note: Your phone accepts voicemail even when it is turned off. However, your phone only
notifies you of new messages when it is turned on and you are in a Sprint service area. When
you are outside the Nationwide Sprint Network, you may not receive notification of new
voicemail messages. Sprint recommends that you periodically check your voicemail by dialing 1
+ area code + your wireless phone number. Roaming rates apply when you access voicemail
while outside the Nationwide Sprint Network.
Visual Voicemail
Visual Voicemail offers a new way to manage your voicemail. Use Visual Voicemail to:
●
View your voicemails as text.
●
Choose messages to view. You don’t have to listen to them in the order they arrived.
●
Archive important messages.
●
Compose new messages, and send them to Email, as a text message, or directly to
Voicemail.
●
Share messages via Email and text message.
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With a Premium account, you can read your voicemails, have them auto-forwarded to
Email, or share them with Facebook® or Twitter.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Voicemail.
2. Follow the prompts to set up an account and learn about using Visual Voicemail.
Note: You can also access Visual Voicemail from the Home Screen by swiping to the left or
tapping
on the Phone keypad.
Logs
The Logs tab of the Phone application lists all recent incoming, outgoing, and missed calls.
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View Logs
The following procedures will guide you through viewing your call logs list.
1. Press
and tap
Phone > Logs.
2. To choose logs to display, tap
> View, and then tap All calls, Missed calls, Dialed
calls, Received calls, or Rejected calls to filter the list.
Logs Options
The following procedures will guide you through accessing and understanding your call log
options.
1. Press
and tap
Phone > Logs.
2. Touch and hold a call to display the options list.

Copy to dialing screen

Send number

Add to Contacts/View contact

Add to reject list

Delete
Clear Logs
Follow these steps to clear the Logs list.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Phone > Logs.
> Delete.
3. Tap Select all or tap individual entries to select them.
4. Tap Delete and then tap Delete to confirm.
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Contacts
The Contacts application lets you store and manage contacts from a variety of sources,
including contacts you enter and save directly in your phone as well as contacts synchronized
with your Google account, your PC, compatible email programs (including Exchange Server),
and your Facebook friends.
Get Started With Contacts
Before using Contacts, it’s best to learn a few basics.
Your phone automatically sorts the Contacts entries alphabetically. You can create a Google
contact, a phone contact, or a Corporate (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) contact.
●
Google contacts are synchronized between your phone and a Google account you set
up on your phone.
●
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync contacts are synchronized between your phone and
an Exchange Server or Microsoft® Outlook® account set up on your phone.
●
Phone contacts are stored locally on the phone.
Note: If the phone is ever reset to its factory default parameters, locally stored contacts (phone
contacts) can be lost.
Access Contacts
There are a few ways to display Contacts.
■
Press
and tap
Contacts.
and tap
Phone > Contacts tab.
- or Press
Tip: To quickly move to a specific section in your contact list, tap a letter on the right side of the
list to go directly to that letter in the alphabetical list.
Contacts Options
1. Press
2. Tap

Contacts
and tap
Contacts.
to display the contacts list options.
Delete: Allows you to choose contacts to erase.
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
Import/Export: Imports or exports the selected contact information from a specified
location.

Share namecard via: Send contact namecard(s).

Merge accounts: Combines phone contacts with a Google or Samsung account.

Accounts: Displays accounts set up on your phone.

Speed dial setting: Allows you to assign a speed dial number to a selected contact.

Send message/email: Allows you to create a new text message or email to selected
contacts.

Contacts to display: Allows you choose contacts to display, from accounts set up
on your phone, or other sources.

Settings: Displays options for viewing contacts, including whether to show only
contacts with phone numbers and whether to list or display by first name or last
name. There is also an option to specify how contacts are transferred to another
device, either individually or as a full group.

Help: Displays information about how to use Contacts.
Add a Contact
You can add contacts directly from the Contacts application. Enter details such as name, phone
numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, and more.
1. Press
and tap
2. Tap
Contacts.
at the top of the screen.
3. If you have accounts set up on your phone, tap a storage account.
4. Touch contact fields to enter information.

Contacts
Tap
and assign a picture to the new entry:
•
Image: Choose a picture from Gallery.
•
Pictures by people: Choose pictures by tags.
•
Take picture: Take a new picture.
•
S Memo: Choose an image from S Memo.
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
Tap the Name field and use the onscreen keyboard to enter the full name. Tap
next to the Name field to display additional name fields.

Tap the Phone number field, and then enter the phone number. Tap
another Phone number. Tap
to add
, and then choose a label for the number.

Tap the Email address field to enter an email address.

Tap Groups to assign the contact to a group.

Tap Ringtone to choose a ringtone to play for calls from the contact.

Tap Message alert to choose a ringtone to play for new messages from the contact.

Tap Vibration pattern to choose a vibration to play for new calls or messages from
the contact.

Tap Add another field to add new fields for the contact.
5. Tap Save to save the new contact.
Save a Phone Number
You can save a phone number to Contacts directly from the phone keypad.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Enter a phone number using the onscreen keypad.
3. Tap Add to contacts, and then tap Create contact or Update existing.
4. Select an account for the contact, and then continue adding information for the contact,
as desired.
5. Tap Save to save the contact.
Note: If you have accounts set up on your phone, you can save the contact to an account.
Edit a Contact
Once you’ve added a contact, you can add or edit any of the information in the entry, assign a
caller ID picture, customize with a unique ringtone, and more.
Add or Edit Information for a Contact
You can modify existing contact information to keep your information up-to-date.
1. Press
Contacts
and tap
Contacts.
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2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
.
3. Tap any field you want to change or add. See Add a Contact.
4. Add or edit the information, and then tap Save.
Assign a Picture to a Contact
Adding a picture to a contact entry creates a more personal and easily recognized entry. For
example, when receiving a call from one of your contacts, the associated picture will display.
You can assign a picture from Gallery, or take a new picture with Camera.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
3. Tap
.
, or the currently assigned picture, and then choose an option:

Image: Choose a picture from Gallery. See Open Gallery for more information.

Pictures by people: Choose a picture from tagged pictures in Gallery.

Take picture: Launch Camera to take a new picture.

S Memo: Launch S Memo to create a memo image.
4. Follow the prompts to save the picture to the contact.
Assign a Ringtone to a Contact
You can assign a special ringtone to individual contacts for more personalization.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it.
3. Tap the Ringtone field and choose a ringtone. You can choose a ringtone preloaded on
your phone, or tap Add to choose a sound from Music.
4. Tap OK to assign the ringtone.
Link a Contact
When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail, phone, Facebook, etc.), you may have
multiple similar entries for a single contact. Your phone’s Contacts application lets you link
multiple entries into a single contact.
1. Press
Contacts
and tap
Contacts.
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2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
> Link contact.
3. Tap another entry to link it to the original contact.
Note: You can link up to five contacts in a single entry.
Delete a Contact
You can delete a contact from the contacts details page.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
> Delete.
Tip: You can also touch and hold the contact and then tap Delete.
3. Tap OK.
Add Entries to Your Favorites
The Favorites tab is a listing that can help you quickly access your most used or preferred
Contacts entries.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap the star icon.
Create Groups
This feature allows you to add a new or existing contact to a call group. This group can be one
of the preloaded groups, or create your own groups.
To create a new group:
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap the Groups tab, and then tap
> Create.
3. Tap fields to enter information about the group:

Tap Group name to enter a name for the new group.

Tap Group ringtone to select a ringtone for notifications for incoming calls from
group members.

Tap Message alert to select a ringtone for notifications for new messages from
group members.
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
Tap Vibration pattern to select a vibration pattern for alerts to incoming calls or
messages from group members.
4. Tap Add member and select a member or members to add to the new group, and then
tap Done.
5. Tap Save to save the new group.
To add a contact to a group:
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap the Groups tab, and then tap a group.
3. Tap
, and then tap the contact(s) you want to add. (A green check-mark appears
next to the selected entries.)
4. Tap Done.
To send a message to a group:
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap the Groups tab, and then tap a group.
3. Tap
> Send message.
4. Select the recipients of the new message (indicated by a green checkmark) and then tap
Done.
5. Type your message, and then tap
.
Share a Contact
You can quickly share contacts using Bluetooth, Email, Gmail, Messaging, or Wi-Fi Direct.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
> Share namecard via.
3. Choose a sending method, then follow the prompts to send the contact:

Contacts
Bluetooth: Send the information via Bluetooth. See Bluetooth for information on
pairing and sending via Bluetooth.
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
Email: Attach the contact to a new Email message. If prompted, select an email
account. Address the message, add a subject and a message, and then tap Send.
See Compose and Send Email for details on sending email.

Gmail: Send the information as a Gmail attachment. Address the message, add a
subject and a message, and then tap Send. See Send a Gmail Message for details.

Messaging: Attach the contact to a message(converts the message to MMS). Select
a contact or enter a wireless phone number or email address, enter any additional
information, and then tap Send. For more information on text messaging, see Text
and Multimedia Messaging.

Wi-Fi Direct: Transfer the contact via a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi connection.
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Accounts and Messaging
With Sprint service and your phone’s messaging capabilities, you have the opportunity to share
information through many different channels and accounts.
Google Account
Many of your phone’s applications, such as Gmail, Google Maps, Google Hangouts, and the
Google Play Store, require a Google account. To use these applications, you must set up your
Google account on your phone. Setting up your account on your phone syncs your phone and
your online Google account.
Create a Google Account
If you do not already have a Google account, you can create one online or using your phone.
Note: You can also create and sign into your Google/Gmail account through your phone’s
Setup application.
Although you need a Gmail account to use certain features of your phone, such as Google Play,
you do not need to use Gmail as the default account for your phone.
Create a Google Account Online
1. From a computer, launch a Web browser and navigate to www.google.com.
2. On the main page, click Sign in > SIGN UP.
3. Follow the onscreen prompts to create your free account.
Create a Google Account Using Your Phone
1. Press
and tap
> Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > Add account > Google > New.
3. Follow the onscreen prompts to create your free account.
Sign In to Your Google Account
If you have a Google Account but have not yet signed in with your phone, follow these
instructions to sign in to your Google Account.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > Add account > Google > Existing.
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3. Follow the prompts to enter your Google account and password, and choose options for
your account on your phone.
Access Gmail
After you set up your Google account on your phone, you are automatically signed in to your
Gmail account, and you can access Gmail from your phone.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gmail.
2. Do any of the following:

View more email messages: If the Inbox is full, swipe your finger up the screen to
view more messages and conversations.

Read a new email message: Tap a message or conversation with an new message
(unread items display in bold).

Select messages and conversations: Tap the box before the email or
conversation.

View the Inbox of another Gmail account: If you have more than one Google
account set up on your phone, tap Inbox at the top of the screen and then choose
an account to view.
Send a Gmail Message
Send and receive Gmail from your phone.
1. Press
and tap
2. From the Inbox, tap
Apps >
Gmail.
.
3. Enter the message recipient’s email address in the To field. You can add as many
message recipients as you want.
Note: To send a carbon copy (Cc) or a blind carbon copy (Bcc) of the email to other recipients,
tap
> Add Cc/Bcc.
4. Tap the Subject field and enter the email subject.
5. Tap the Compose email field and compose your email. To add an attachment, tap
> Attach picture or Attach video.
6. To send the message, tap

.
To save the current email as a draft, tap
> Save draft. To view your draft email
messages, from the Inbox, tap Inbox and then tap Drafts.
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
To delete the current email message, tap
> Discard.
Read and Reply to Gmail Messages
Below are procedures for reading and replying to Gmail messages.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gmail.
2. Tap a message to display its contents.
Tip: You can also access new messages through the Notifications bar. When a new Gmail
message arrives, you’ll see the icon in the Notifications bar. Touch and hold the bar and slide it
down to display the Notification panel. Tap a message to display it.
3. Tap
to display the reply screen.
4. Tap the menu at the top of the screen, and then tap Reply, Reply All, or Forward.
5. To send the message, tap
.
Samsung Account
Create a Samsung account, for access to Samsung apps and services, such as Samsung Hub,
Samsung Apps, Samsung Link, and much more.
When you sign in to your Samsung account on your phone, can access Samsung-specific
content and features.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > Add account >Samsung account, and then tap Sign in or Create
new account.
3. Follow the prompts to sign into your account, or create a new account.
Note: Tap Help for more information about Samsung accounts, or for help with your account.
Email
Use the Email application to send and receive email from your webmail or other accounts. You
can also access your Exchange ActiveSync email on your phone.
Add an Email Account
Email allows you to send and receive email using various email services. You can also receive
text message alerts when you receive an important email.
1. Press
and tap
Accounts and Messaging
Apps >
Email.
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2. Enter your email address in the Email address field.
3. Enter your password in the Password field. To see your password as you enter it, tap
Show password.
4. Tap Next to start automatic email setup. If you need to configure custom settings, tap
Manual setup and then enter your settings. These may include mail type, user name,
password, server, security type, etc.
5. Follow the onscreen prompts to configure options for the account.
6. Tap Done to complete setup.
Note: You can also add email accounts from Settings. Press
Accounts > Add account > Email.
and tap
> Settings >
Important: If your phone does not recognize the type of account you want to set up, you will be
prompted to enter more details. You may need to consult the account administrator for some
information, such as incoming and outgoing server settings, before you set up the account.
Add a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Account
The Email application also provides access to your Microsoft Exchange account from your
phone. If your company uses Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007, or 2010 as the corporate
email system, you can use this email application to wirelessly synchronize your email, Contacts,
and Task information directly with your company’s Exchange server.
Use the following procedure to synchronize your phone with a corporate email account.
Important: Before setting up a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Account, contact your
company’s Exchange Server administrator for information you’ll need while setting up the
account.
Note: You can set up multiple Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts on your phone.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Accounts > Add account > Microsoft
Exchange ActiveSync.
2. Enter your email address in the Email address field.
3. Enter your password in the Password field. To see your password as you enter it, tap
Show password.
4. Tap Manual setup and then enter your settings. You may need to consult your network
administrator for this information:

Domain\Username: Enter your network domain and username, separated by “\”.

Password: Enter your network access password (case-sensitive).
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
Exchange Server: Enter your system’s Exchange server remote email address.
Obtain this information from your company network administrator.

Use secure connection (SSL): Tap to place a checkmark in the box, if your system
requires SSL encryption.

Use client certification: Tap to place a checkmark in the box, if your system
requires certification.
5. Follow the onscreen prompts to configure options for the account.
6. Tap Done to complete setup.
Note: You can also add email accounts from the Email app.
Compose and Send Email
Compose and send email using any account you have set up on your phone. Increase your
productivity by attaching files such as pictures, videos, or documents to your email messages.
1. Press
and tap
2. From the Inbox, tap
Apps >
Email.
.
3. Tap fields to compose your message:

Tap the To field and enter the recipient’s email address. You can add multiple
message recipients.

To send a carbon copy (Cc) or a blind carbon copy (Bcc) of the current email to other
recipients, tap the Cc/Bcc field.

Tap the Subject field and enter the email subject.

Tap the text entry field and compose your email.
•
To add an attachment, tap
. Choose My Files, Images, Take picture, Video,
Record video, Audio, Record audio, S Memo, Calendar, Contacts, or Location.
•
Tap
for more options, including Send email to myself, Scheduled email,
Priority, Tracking options, and Security options.
4. To send the message, tap
.
Reply or Forward Email
Reading and replying to email on your phone is as simple as on your computer.
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1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. On the email account Inbox, tap a message to view it.
3. Tap
(Reply),
(Reply all) to reply to the original recipient list, or tap
(Forward) to forward the message to new recipient(s) in the To field.
4. Enter a message (if desired) and then tap
.
Manage Your Email Inbox
The following procedures allow you to view, refresh, sort, and delete your email messages.
View Your Email Inbox
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. If you have multiple accounts set up on your phone, tap the toolbar at the top of the
screen and then choose one from the menu.
Synchronize an Email Account
Whatever your automatic synchronization settings are, you can also synchronize your sent and
received email messages manually at any time.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Select an email account.

If you are already in an email account, tap the account name field (upper-left) to
open the complete email account list page.

Select an available email account.
3. Tap
Sync.
Sort Email Messages
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
2. On the email account Inbox, tap
Email.
> Sort by.
3. Select an option to sort email messages.
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Delete Email Messages
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. On the email account Inbox, touch and hold the message you want to delete.
– or –
Tap the check boxes beside email you want to delete.
3. Tap
Delete, and then follow the prompts to confirm the deletions.
Edit Email Settings
You can edit general preferences, which apply to all email accounts, or configure settings for
specific email accounts, such as email address and password, name display and signature,
frequency of retrieval, and more.
Note: Available settings depend on the type of email account.
Edit General Preferences
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap
> Settings to configure settings. Available settings depend on the type of email
account, and may include:

Display: Choose how emails are shown in the email list, and when you open them.

Composing and sending: Choose what functions are available while composing
and sending emails.

Auto advance: Choose how the email list displays after you delete or move an
email.

Confirm deletions: Choose whether the phone prompts you to confirm the action
when you mark emails for deletion.

Priority senders: Maintain a list of email addresses to ensure that emails from the
addresses receive priority handling.

Spam addresses: Create a list of email addresses and domains, to block emails
from these senders.

Rules for filtering: Set filters and manage filtered email.
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Edit Account Settings
You can edit settings for your individual email accounts, such as email address and password,
name display and signature, frequency of retrieval, and more.
Note: Available settings depend on the type of email account.
1. Press
2. Tap

and tap
Apps >
Email.
> Settings > Account settings, and then tap an account to configure settings:
Sync settings: Tap to configure options for synchronizing your phone with your
account:
•
Sync Email: When enabled, your phone maintains synchronization with your
email account. The last synchronization is displayed.
•
Sync schedule: Set options for synchronizing your phone with your email
account. Available when Sync Email is enabled.
•
Period to sync Email: Choose a time period to have your phone maintain
synchronization.
•
Size to retrieve emails: Choose a maximum size for emails, for your phone to
automatically retrieve during synchronization. For larger emails, your phone will
prompt you to download the contents when you open them.

Signature: When On, a text signature is automatically added to emails you send.
Tap the ON ON/OFF switch to turn signatures On or Off. After turning signatures On,
tap Signature to edit the default text signature.

Out of office settings: Configure options for automatically sending replies when you
are out of the office.

Default account: Assign an account as the default email account for outgoing
messages. When you launch an email from other apps, the email will automatically
be from this account.

Password: Update your account password to match the password set on your
account.

Email notifications: When enabled, an icon displays in the Status bar when you
receive new emails.

Select ringtone: Choose a ringtone to play for new email notifications.

Vibrate: When enabled, vibration plays for new email notifications.
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
More settings: Configure other options, including the account name, carbon copy
and blind carbon copy, synchronization, and security options.
•
Account name: Enter a name to identify this email account.
•
Your name: Enter a name, to be shown to recipients in emails from this account.
•
Always Cc/Bcc myself: Choose options for sending a copy of emails you send
to yourself, as a copy (Cc) or blind copy (Bcc).
•
Show images: Choose whether to automatically display embedded images in
the body of an email.
•
Auto download attachments: Choose whether the phone automatically
downloads email attachments when you are connected to Wi-Fi. You might use
this option to control how and whether you use your plan’s data services to
download attachments.
•
Auto resend times: Choose the number of times the phone attempts to resend
an email after a delivery failure.
•
Folder sync settings: Choose folders to synchronize between your phone and
account.
•
Period to sync Calendar: Choose the period for synchronizing calendar events
between your phone and account.
•
Empty server trash: Delete the contents of the trash folder on the account
server.
•
In case of sync conflict: Choose whether information from the server or phone
has priority when there is a conflict.
•
Security options: Configure advanced security options, including encryption.
•
Number of emails to load: Choose the number of emails displayed at one time.
•
Sync Contacts: Choose whether contacts are synchronized between your
phone and the account.
•
Sync Calendar: Choose whether calendar events are synchronized between
your phone and the account.
•
Sync Task: Choose whether emails are synchronized between your phone and
the account.
•
Exchange server settings: Configure the Domain\user name, Password, and
other Exchange server settings.
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•
Incoming settings: Configure settings for the account server to access your
account on your phone.
•
Outgoing settings: Configure settings for accessing your account from your
phone.
Delete an Email Account
If you no longer want an email account on your phone, you can remove it.
1. Press
and tap
2. Tap
Apps >
Email.
> Settings > Account settings, and then tap
.
3. Tap an account to mark it for deletion.
4. Tap Delete, and then follow the prompts to delete the account.
Text and Multimedia Messaging
With Text Messaging (SMS), you can send and receive text messages between your phone and
another phone that supports messaging.
Multimedia messages, (MMS), can contain text and pictures, recorded voice, audio or video
files, picture slideshows, contact namecards (vCard), or calendar events (vCalendar).
See your service plan for applicable charges for messaging.
Send a Text Message (SMS)
Quickly compose and sent text messages on your phone.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Messaging.
.
3. Tap Enter recipient, and then enter a contact name, a mobile phone number, or an
email address using the onscreen keyboard. As you enter letters, possible matches from
your accounts and contacts display on the screen. Touch a match to add it to the
message.
4. Tap Enter message and enter your message.
5. Review your message and tap
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Send a Multimedia Message (MMS)
When you need to add a little more to a text message, you can send a multimedia message
(MMS) text and pictures, recorded voice, audio or video files, picture slideshows, contact
namecards (vCard), or calendar events (vCalendar).
Composing MMS messages is the same as composing text messages, except that you attach a
file to the message.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Messaging.
.
3. Tap Enter recipient, and then enter a contact name, a mobile phone number, or an
email address using the onscreen keyboard. As you enter letters, possible matches from
your accounts and contacts display on the screen. Touch a match to add it to the
message.
4. Tap Enter message and enter your message.
5. To add an attachment, tap
, and then select a file to attach:

Image: Choose a picture from Gallery.

Take a picture: Launch the Camera to take a photo, and then add it to your
message by tapping Save.

Video: Choose a video from Gallery.

Record video: Launch the Camera to record a video, and then add it to your
message by tapping Save.

Audio: Choose a sound from Music.

Record audio: Launch Voice Recorder to record a new sound.

S Memo: Launch S Memo to choose or create a memo. For more information, see S
Memo.
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Calendar: Add an event from your calendar.

Location: Attach a map showing your location.
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Contacts: Add a contact entry (namecard) to the message.
6. When done, tap
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to send the message.
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Save and Resume a Draft Message
If you tap
while composing a text or multimedia message, or leave the Messaging screen,
the message is automatically saved as a draft.
To resume composing a Draft message:
1. Press
and tap
Messaging.
2. On the Messaging screen, tap the message with the with Draft marked.
3. When you finish editing the message, tap
.
New Messages Notification
Depending on your notification settings, the phone will play a ringtone, vibrate, or display the
message briefly in the status bar when you receive a new text or multimedia message. To
change the notification for new text and multimedia messages, see Text and MMS Settings for
details.
A new message icon
also appears in the notifications area of the status bar to notify you of
a new text or multimedia message. The Messaging application icon
number of new messages.
also displays the
To open the message, touch and hold the status bar, and then slide the status bar down to open
the Notification panel. Tap the new message to open and read it. For information on reading
and replying to messages see Managing Message Conversations.
Managing Message Conversations
Text and multimedia messages that are sent to and received from a contact (or a number) are
grouped into conversations or message threads in the All messages screen. Threaded text or
multimedia messages let you see exchanged messages (similar to a chat program) with a
contact on the screen.
To read a text message:
●
On the Messaging screen, tap the text message or message thread to open and read it.
●
If you have a new message notification, slide the status bar down to open the
Notification panel. Tap the new message to open and read it.
Note: To view the details of a particular message, in the message thread, touch and hold the
message to open the options menu, and then tap View message details.
If a message contains a link to a Web page, tap the message and then tap the link to open it in
the Web browser.
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If a message contains a phone number, tap the message and then tap the phone number to dial
the number or add it to your contacts.
To view a multimedia message (MMS):
1. Press
and tap
Messaging.
2. From the message list, tap a message to display it.
3. While the message is open, tap the play icon (on a video or audio file) to play back the
file or tap an image to view a picture.
Note: The file attachment on the MMS message can be saved to an optional installed memory
card (not included). Touch and hold on the attachment, and then tap Save attachment. Select
the attachment check box and tap Save.
To reply to a text or multimedia message:
1. Press
and tap
Messaging.
2. From the message list, tap a message.
3. Tap the Enter message field and then type your reply message.
4. Once complete, tap
.
To protect a message from deletion:
You can lock a message so that it will not be deleted even if you delete the other messages in
the conversation.
1. Press
and tap
Messaging.
2. On the Messaging screen, tap a message thread.
3. Touch and hold the message that you want to lock.
4. Tap Lock on the options menu. A lock icon displays at the lower right hand side of the
message.
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To delete a message thread:
1. Press
and tap
Messaging.
2. Touch and hold the message thread that you want to delete.
3. Tap Delete thread and follow the prompts to delete the thread.
To delete several message threads:
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Messaging.
> Delete threads.
3. Select the message threads you want to delete and tap Delete.
Note: Locked messages will not be deleted, unless you select the Include protected
messages check box before confirming the deletion.
To delete a single message:
1. Press
and tap
Messaging.
2. While viewing a message thread, touch and hold the message that you want to delete.
Note: If the message is locked, tap Unlock on the Message options menu and then touch and
hold the message to display the options menu again.
3. Tap Delete on the options menu, and then follow the prompts to confirm the deletion.
To view contact details and communicate with a contact:
When you receive a message from someone in your stored contacts, you can tap the contact’s
photo or icon in the message thread to open a menu of options. Depending on the stored
contact information, you can view the contact details, phone, or send an email message to the
contact, and more.
Text and MMS Settings
The messages settings menu lets you control options for your text and MMS messages
including message limits, size settings, and notifications.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Messaging.
>Setting to configure message settings:
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
Delete old messages allows the phone to automatically delete the oldest messages
when the maximum number of messages is reached. Set the maximum number of
messages with the Text message limit and Multimedia message limit settings below.

Text message limit allows you to set the maximum number of text messages per
conversation.

Multimedia message limit allows you to set the maximum number of multimedia
messages per conversation.

Text templates allows you to create and manage text strings that you can add to
messages.

Auto combination allows you to choose whether long messages that are received
in multiple parts are automatically re-assembled to display as a single message.

Group messaging allows you to control how messages to multiple recipients are
handled. When enabled, a single message is sent to multiple recipients. When
disabled, a separate message is sent to each recipient.

Auto retrieve allows you to choose whether message attachment(s) are
automatically downloaded when you display a multimedia message. If you disable
this option, only the message header displays in the message list, and you’ll be
prompted to download the attachment(s).

Roaming auto retrieve allows you to choose whether message attachment(s) are
automatically downloaded while your phone is in roaming mode.

MMS alert allows you to have the phone alert you when you make a change to a
message that will convert the message to a multimedia message (MMS).

Bubble style allows you to choose how messages appear on the screen. Bubbles
are the boxes that surround each message.

Background style allows you to choose the background of the message screen.

Use the volume key allows you to change the text size while reading a message by
pressing the Volume Key up or down.

Notifications allows you specify whether notifications for new messages display in
the status bar.

Select ringtone allows you to set the ringtone for your message notifications.

Vibrate allows you to choose whether vibration plays along with the ringtone for new
message notifications.

Message alert repetition allows you to choose how often your phone notifies you of
new message(s).
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
Preview message allows you to choose whether a preview of a new message
appears in the status bar with the message notification.

Emergency alerts allows you to configure emergency alert settings. You can enable
or disable some alerts: Extreme Alert, Severe Alert, Amber Alert, and Emergency
alert test messages. You cannot disable Presidential alerts.
Important: The Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) system provides the government the
ability to send geographically targeted notifications of emergencies, such as threats to public
safety, severe weather events, a hazardous material spill or a missing child in the phone user’s
area.

Emergency notification preview allows you to play a sample emergency alert tone.
Tap Stop to cancel the playback.

Vibrate allows you to select vibrate options for emergency messages.

Alert reminder allows you to configure the reminder interval.

Add signature allows you add a text signature to all messages you send.

Signature text allows you to enter a text signature, when Add signature is enabled.

Spam settings allows you to filter incoming messages for spam messages.

Add to spam numbers allows you to enter telephone numbers, to automatically flag
messages from the numbers as spam, when Spam settings is enabled.

Add to spam phrases allows you to enter a text phrase, to automatically flag
messages as spam when they contain the phrase. Available when Spam settings are
enabled.

Block unknown senders allows you to automatically block messages from numbers
that are not stored as contacts on your phone.
Social Networking Accounts
Stay in touch on the go with all your social networking accounts. Post updates on Facebook and
Twitter®, review your LinkedIn® contacts, see what everyone’s talking about on YouTube™, and
more.
YouTube
YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can upload and share videos. The site is
used to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips,
and music videos, as well as video content such as video blogging, informational shorts, and
other original videos.
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YouTube is a data-intensive feature. Sprint recommends that you upgrade to an unlimited data
plan to avoid unexpected data charges.
1. Press
>
Apps >
YouTube.
2. Tap
to enter keywords in the Search field to search for specific videos, scroll down
to browse through the main page thumbnails, or scroll to the bottom to explore additional
options.
3. To view a video, tap an available preview thumbnail or tap the title link.
Note: It is not necessary to sign in to the YouTube site to view content. However, if you wish to
sign in to access additional options tap the ACCOUNT tab. Select an account (if available) or
create a new account. (Even if you sign in to YouTube via the Web, you must separately sign in
via your phone.)
Google+
Google+™ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a lot easier. You can set up Circles
of friends, visit the Stream to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast messaging
with everyone in your Circles, or use Instant Upload to automatically upload videos and photos
to your own private album on Google+.
Visit www.google.com/mobile/+/ for more information.
Google+ is part of your Google account, and uses your Google account sign-in. Before using
Google+, set up your Google account on your phone. For more information, see Create a
Google Account or Sign In to Your Google Account.
1. Press
>
Apps >
Google+. The app will sign in to your Google account.
If you are signed into more than one Google account, select the account you would like
to use with Google+.
2. Follow the onscreen instructions to use Google+.
Hangouts
Hangouts is an application for instant messaging offered by Google. Conversation logs are
automatically saved to a Chats area in your Gmail account. This allows you to search a chat log
and store them in your Gmail accounts.
1. Press
>
Apps >
Hangouts.
2. Tap ADD ACCOUNT to add a Google account to Google Hangouts. Tap New to create
a new Google account, or tap Existing to sign in to an existing Google account.
3. Follow the prompts to begin using Google Hangouts.
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Note: If you have already signed into your Google account, it displays on the Hangouts screen.
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Apps and Entertainment
All your phone’s features are accessible through the Applications list.
DivX
DivX® is a digital media format that provides your phone with high-quality videos.
DivX Legal Information
DivX®, DivX Certified® and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its
subsidiaries and are used under license.
DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to HD 720p, including premium content.
ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi
Corporation. This is an official DivX Certified® device that has passed rigorous testing to verify
that it plays DivX video. Visit divx.com for more information and software tools to convert your
files into DivX videos.
ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX Certified® device must be registered in order to
play purchased DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) movies. To obtain your registration code, locate
the DivX VOD section in your device setup menu (tap Apps > Settings > More > About device
> Legal information > License settings > DivX® VOD > Register). Go to vod.divx.com for
more information on how to complete your registration.
Important: DivX VOD content is protected by a DivX DRM (Digital Rights Management) system
that restricts playback to registered DivX Certified devices.
Locate Your VOD Registration Number
Follow these procedures to locate your VOD registration number.
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Press
and tap
> Settings > More > About device > Legal information >
License settings > DivX® VOD > Register.
Register Your DivX Device for VOD Playback of Purchased
Movies
To play purchased DivX movies on your phone, you will first need to complete a one-time
registration using both your phone and your computer.
1. Locate your VOD Registration code. Press
and tap
> Settings > More >
About device > Legal information > License settings > DivX® VOD > Register.
2. Open the DivX Player on your computer. To download the free player for your computer,
visit divx.com.
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3. From the DivX Player on your computer, choose the VOD menu and select Register a
DivX Certified Device. Follow the prompts to log in, or create a DivX account if you don’t
already have one.
4. Follow the instructions in DivX Player to enter your phone’s VOD registration code and
create a phone nickname.
5. Choose a location on your computer to download the DivX registration video, then
download the file.
6. Connect your phone to the computer via USB and transfer the DivX registration video to
your phone. From the Registration screen (Transfer), select USB (the phone) as the
target destination for the DivX registration video and tap Start. Return to the DivX VOD
Manager screen (from within your computer’s DivX Player) and confirm both your
computer and your new phone appears in the list of registered DivX devices.
Note: There is no special registration or configuration necessary to play back DRM-free DivX
movies. Registration of your phone is only required for playback of DivX material.
Google Play Store
The Google PlayTM Store app is the place to go to find new Android apps, games, movies,
music, and books for your phone. Choose from a wide variety of free and paid apps ranging
from productivity apps to games. When you find an app you want, you can easily download and
install it on your phone.
To access the Google Play Store app, you must first connect to the Internet using your phone’s
Wi-Fi or Sprint 4G or 3G data connection and sign in to your Google Account. See Web and
Data and Google for details.
Important: Sprint’s policies often do not apply to third-party applications. Third-party
applications may access your personal information or require Sprint to disclose your customer
information to the third-party application provider. To find out how a third-party application will
collect, access, use, or disclose your personal information, check the application provider’s
policies, which can usually be found on their website. If you aren’t comfortable with the thirdparty application’s policies, don’t use the application.
Find and Install an App
When you install apps from the Google Play Store app and use them on your phone, they may
require access to your personal information (such as your location, contact data, and more) or
access to certain functions or settings of your phone. Download and install only apps that you
trust.
Note: You need a Google WalletTM account to purchase items from the Google Play Store app.
See Create a Google Wallet Account to set up a Google Wallet account if you do not have one.
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1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Store.
2. Browse through the categories to find an app you're interested in, and tap the name.
3. Read the app descriptions.
4. Tap Install (for free applications) or the price (for paid applications).
5. The subsequent screen notifies you whether the app will require access to your personal
information or access to certain functions or settings of your phone. If you agree to the
conditions, tap Accept & download (for free apps) or Accept & buy (for paid apps) to
begin downloading and installing the app.
Warning: Read the notification carefully! Be especially cautious with apps that have access
to many functions or a significant amount of your data. Once you agree to the download and
installation on this screen, you are responsible for the results of using this item on your phone.
Create a Google Wallet Account
You must have a Google Wallet account associated with your Google Account to purchase
items from the Google Play Store app.
The first time you turn on your phone, the setup process will prompt you to create a Google
Wallet account. If you did not create one at setup, you can create an account at any time using
one of these methods:
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On your computer, go to google.com/wallet/ to create a Google Wallet account.
– or –
The first time you use your phone to buy an item from Google Play, follow the prompts to
enter your billing information to set up a Google Wallet account.
Warning: When you’ve used Google Wallet once to purchase an application from the Google
Play Store app, the phone remembers your password, so you don’t need to enter it the next
time. For this reason, you should secure your phone to prevent others from using it without your
permission. (For more information, see Lock screen.)
Open an Installed App
There are several options for opening an installed app.
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Press
and tap
Apps, and then tap the app icon.
Uninstall an App
You can uninstall any app that you have downloaded and installed from Google Play.
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1. Press
and tap
Downloaded.
and tap Settings > More > Application manager >
2. Tap the app you want to uninstall, and then tap Uninstall.
3. When prompted, tap OK to remove the app from your phone.
4. Once the app is removed, tap OK again to return to the Application manager.
Navigation
Your phone offers a number of location-based navigation programs to help you figure out where
you are and get you where you’re going.
Google Maps
Use the Google Maps™ application to find directions, location information, business addresses,
etc. Determine your current location with or without GPS, get driving and transit directions and
get phone numbers and addresses for local businesses.
For more information about Google Maps, visit maps.google.com.
To use Google Maps, enable your phone’s GPS location services and agree to share location
information with Google.
To enable your phone’s GPS Location feature:
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More > Location services.
2. Tap Use GPS satellites. A green checkmark indicates the GPS location feature is
enabled.
To launch the Google Maps application:
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Maps.
Scout™
Scout™ by Telenav is a daily personal navigator that helps you get where you’re going. It lets
you see and hear turn-by-turn directions and it can provide important, personalized information
about traffic and alternate routes.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Scout.
Samsung Apps
Browse, search, and find apps to download and install on your phone. Log in to your Samsung
account to manage your downloads.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Samsung Apps.
Music Apps
Your phone lets you discover, download, and listen to your favorite music through a variety of
applications.
Note: For information about loading music onto your phone, see Transfer Files Between Your
Phone and a Computer.
Google Play Music
Google Play Music lets you browse, shop, and play back songs purchased from the Google
Play Store app, as well as songs you have loaded from your own music library. The music you
choose is automatically stored in your Google Music library and instantly ready to play or
download.
For more information about Google Play Music, visit music.google.com.
Note: For information about loading music onto your phone, see Transfer Files Between Your
Phone and a Computer.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Music.
Music
The Music app plays music files. Use Music to browse your music library, play songs, and
create playlists. You can also set songs as ringtones for incoming calls, or as alarm tones.
Note: For information about loading music onto your phone, see Transfer Files Between Your
Phone and a Computer.
When you close the Music screen, playback will continue in the background, so you can listen to
music while you use other features of your phone. When music is playing in the background,
you can access playback controls from the Notification panel.
Play Music
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Music.
2. Tap the category tabs at the top of the screen. The default tabs are Songs, Playlists,
Albums, Artists, and Folders. You may have to swipe your finger right or left along the
tabs to see all of them.
3. Scroll through the list and tap a song to begin. While playing music, use these controls:

Tap
to pause playback. To start playback again, tap
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
Tap

Tap the repeat button to control playback. Choose
Choose

to move to the previous song. Tap
to repeat all songs. Choose
to move to the next song.
to play all songs once.
to repeat the current song.
Tap the shuffle button to control the order songs are played. Choose
songs in the order they appear in the list. Choose
to play
to play songs in random order.

Tap
to mark a song as a favorite. When a song is a favorite, the star is orange.
Favorite songs are included in the Favorites playlist.

Tap
to set the volume, or tap
to choose a SoundAlive option. You can also
set volume by pressing the Volume Key on the side of the phone.

Tap
to share music with nearby devices using Group Play.
4. To close Music and stop playback, tap
> End.
Use Playlists
Create playlists to group songs, so you can listen to them together.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Music.
2. Tap the Playlists tab, and then use these options:

Tap an existing playlist to play its songs. While playing, tap

Tap
> Create playlist to create a new playlist. Follow the prompts to name the
playlist, and then select songs for the playlist.

Tap
for playlist options.
for other options, including Edit title, to rename playlists.
Note: While playing music, you can touch and hold on a song to choose Add to playlist.
Set a Song as a Ringtone or Alarm Tone
You can set a song as a ringtone for all incoming calls, or for a contact. You can also set a song
as an alarm tone.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Music.
2. Scroll to find a song, and then touch and hold on the song.
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3. Choose Set as, and then use these options:


Choose how to use the song:
•
From the beginning: Plays the song from the beginning.
•
Auto recommendations: Plays the best part of the song, as detected by the
Music app.
Choose what to set the song as:
•
Phone ringtone: Plays the song for all incoming calls.
•
Caller ringtone: Plays the song for calls from a Contact.
•
Alarm tone: Plays the song as the notification for alarms.
4. After choosing options, tap Done, and then follow the prompts to complete the setup.
Music Options and Settings
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
Music.
for options. Available options depend on the tab:

Add to playlist/Create playlist: Depending on the tab, you can add songs to a
playlist, or create a new playlist.

Via Bluetooth: Share music with another Bluetooth-compatible device. For more
information about using Bluetooth, see Bluetooth.

Delete: On the Songs or Playlists tabs, you can choose songs to delete, or delete
playlists.

Search: Enter keywords to search for songs.

Scan for nearby devices: Search for nearby DLNA-compatible devices, to share
music. For more information, see Nearby devices.

Settings:
•
Music menu: Choose categories for the tabs on the main Music screen.
•
SoundAlive: Choose a setting to match the type of music.
•
Adapt Sound: Customize sound output when you are listening with earphones.
Only available when earphones are inserted into the Earphone Jack.
•
Play speed: Touch and drag the slider to set the default speed for music
playback.
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
•
Music auto off: Choose a time period for music to play, after which Music will
end.
•
Lyrics: When enabled, lyrics display for songs as they play, if the lyric
information is stored in the music file.
•
Smart volume: When enabled, Music automatically adjusts the volume of all
songs to an equal level.
•
Voice control: When enabled, you can control music playback by speaking
commands. Follow the prompts to configure Voice control settings.
End: Stop playback and close Music.
Sprint Music Plus
With Sprint Music Plus and the Music Store, Ringtone Store, and Ringback Tone Store, you can
purchase, download, and play music, ringtones, and ringback tones for your phone.
Install the Sprint Music Plus App on Your Phone
Before you use Sprint Music Plus on your phone, you must download and install the app from
the Google Play Store app.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Store.
2. Tap the Search icon and search for "sprint music plus".
3. Tap Sprint Music Plus from the results list.
4. Follow the prompts to download and install the app.
5. When the download has completed, tap Open.
Access Sprint Music Plus
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Store.
2. Touch My Library, select a category, and touch a song to begin playback.

Tap the onscreen navigation tools to skip ahead or rewind. Touch [menu icon] at any
time to see additional options.

To stop playback and exit the application, tap
> More > Exit.
Google Play Movies & TV
Google Play Movies & TV allows you to watch movies and TV shows purchased on Google
Play. You can stream instantly on your Android phone or tablet, or download so you can watch
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from anywhere, even when you’re not connected. Also, get quick access to your personal video
collection, including those taken on your phone or tablet.
Learn more about Google Play Movies & TV at play.google.com/about/movies.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Movies & TV.
Google Play Books
Discovering your favorite books and authors has never been easier. With Google Play Books,
you can shop the world's largest selection of ebooks and read them anywhere you like - on a
tablet, phone, ereader, or the Web.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Books.
Google Play Games
Google Play Games is the easiest way for you to discover new games, track achievements and
scores, and play with friends around the world. It brings all your gaming on Google Play
together in a unified Android experience.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Games.
Google Play Magazines
Enjoy your favorite magazines, anywhere you go.
Discover hundreds of bestselling magazines on Google Play. You can shop a wide selection of
titles, from cooking to technology, travel, fashion, sports, photography, and so much more.
It's never been easier to find a great read to enjoy on vacation, lounging at home or on your
morning commute. Buy new issues or back issues, subscribe and get free 14 or 30-day trials,
and customize your reading experience for Android tablet or phone.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Magazines.
Group Play
Use Group Play to share media from your phone to other devices, via Wi-Fi, using your phone
as an AP (Access Point).
Many of your phone’s apps offer sharing via Group Play. Tap
usually from the Share via list of options.
to find sharing options,
To use Group Play, all participants must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
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Important: If you are using Group Play via an unsecured Wi-Fi network, your information may
be vulnerable to unauthorized third parties while being transferred.
Use Group Play only for personal and non-profit purposes. Using Group Play for commercial
use violates copyright law. The company is not responsible for copyright infringement by users.
Create a Group and Share
Note: To use Group Play, all participants must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Group Play.
2. Tap Set group password > Create Group, and then follow the prompts to create a
group. You’ll need to set up a group password, which participants will use to join your
Group Play session.
3. After you create the group, your phone turns on the mobile AP (Access Point). Follow
the onscreen directions to bring other devices back-to-back with your phone to join the
group.
4. Choose options for sharing:

Share music: Select music stored on your phone or on an optional installed memory
card (not included).

Share images: Select images stored on your phone or on an optional installed
memory card (not included).

Share video: Select videos stored on your phone or on an option installed memory
card (not included).

Share documents: Select documents stored on your phone or on an optional
installed memory card (not included).

Play games and more: Play games with other participants.
Note: For more information about using Group Play, tap
> Help.
Join a Group
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Group Play.
2. Tap Join Group. Your phone scans for nearby available groups. Your device can only
detect groups on the same Wi-Fi network your phone is connected to.
3. Select a group to join. After connecting, you can see and interact with the group’s shared
media.
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Sprint Zone
Access your Sprint account, get device information and help, find recommended apps, and
more.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Sprint Zone.
Sprint TV & Movies
With Sprint TV & Movies, you can watch live TV and access movies and other on demand
entertainment on the go.
Note: Coverage not available everywhere. Content and lineup subject to change. Select
channels also available for casual usage. Go to sprintchannels.mobitv.com for more
information.
Your Sprint TV Channel Options
The Sprint TV application offers a wide variety of accessible channels. Subscription options
include comprehensive basic packages as well as a full menu of “a la carte” channels. Visit
sprintchannels.mobitv.com for more information on channels and pricing.
Watch TV
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Sprint TV & Movies.
2. Depending on your settings, your phone may prompt you to accept a data connection.

You may be prompted to update your app. Tap Update to update Sprint TV &
Movies.
3. Browse horizontally through the category options in the center of the screen to see
what's available.
3. Scroll up and down in a category list and then touch a clip or channel to view the
program.
Note: The first time you access a channel that requires a subscription, you will be prompted to
purchase access. Touch Subscribe to purchase access, or touch Preview to see a preview of
the selected channel.
Tip: For quick access, touch a featured item in the center of the screen or select a live channel
from the bottom bar.
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Samsung Link
Samsung Link makes staying connected easy. You can wirelessly synchronize your Samsung
device with your TV, stream content, and even keep tabs on who calls or sends text messages
with real-time, on-screen monitoring.
Samsung Link allows users to share their in-device media content with other external devices
using DLNA certified™ (Digital Living Network Alliance) Devices. These external devices must
also be DLNA-compliant. Wi-Fi capability can be provided to TVs via a digital multimedia
streamer.
Samsung Link uses your Samsung account. For more information, see Samsung Account.
Both your device, and the devices that connect to your device, must be on the same Wi-Fi
access point (AP). For more information about using Wi-Fi, see Wi-Fi.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Samsung Link.
2. Follow the prompts to sign in to your Samsung account and learn about Samsung Link.
3. On the Samsung Link screen, swipe your finger left or right across the screen to scroll
between Photos, Music, Video, or Document types.
4. To set options for Samsung Link, swipe right from the edge of the screen for options:

All content: Display all content categories.

Registered devices: Stream or share multimedia content from your device to other
DLNA-compliant devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network. When you launch
Samsung Link, compatible devices on the same Wi-Fi network display automatically
in Registered devices.

Registered storage: Add storage service(s) to view multimedia files anywhere.
Storage services include Web storage, such as DropBox or other services. Web
storage is sometimes referred to as the “cloud.”
Configure Samsung Link Settings
Configure Samsung Link options, such as storage location, account information, and registered
storage services.
1. Press
2. Tap

and tap
Apps >
Samsung Link.
> Settings for options:
Registered storage: Add a Web storage service, to view or share files.
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
Save to: Choose a default file storage location. You can save to your phone’s
internal memory or to an optional installed memory card (not included).

Auto upload: When turned On, photos and videos from your device will be
automatically uploaded to a Web storage service. You can also choose how files are
uploaded. Turn On Use mobile network to allow your phone to use your phone’s
connection to the wireless data network, or turn it Off to only allow uploads when
connected to Wi-Fi.

Video optimization: When turned On, video quality for streamed video content is
optimized depending on current network conditions.

Password lock: When turned On, access to Samsung Link on your device is
password-protected. You must enter your Samsung account password to start
Samsung Link.

My account: Access information about your Samsung account.

About this service: Learn about Samsung Link.
Use Samsung Link to Share Media with Another Device
Share media with another DLNA-compliant device via Samsung Link.
Both your device, and the device(s) that connect to your device, must be on the same Wi-Fi
access point (AP). For more information about using Wi-Fi, see Wi-Fi.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Samsung Link.
2. Launch AllShare Play or Samsung Link on the target device.
3. On your phone, tap media file(s) to select them for streaming.
4. Tap
, and then choose a device for sharing. Your device requests permission for
sharing from the target device.
5. Follow the prompts on the target device to allow sharing.
CBS Sports
All the scores and stats you could ever want, delivered with updates from top fantasy gurus and
live commentary from players, writers, analysts, and bloggers.
Before you use CBS Sports on your phone, you must download and install the app from the
Google Play Store.
1. Press
and tap
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Apps >
CBS Sports.
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2. Follow the prompts to download and install the app from the Google Play Store.
BaconReader
BaconReader serves up Reddit content in a stylish package with powerful features like
subreddit grouping, domain filtering, full user profile access, and much more.
Before you use Bacon Reader on your phone, you must download and install the app from the
Google Play Store.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
BaconReader.
2. Follow the prompts to download and install the app from the Google Play Store.
1Weather
1Weather offers a full suite of weather tools to keep you informed.
Before you use 1Weather on your phone, you must download and install the app from the
Google Play Store.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
1Weather.
2. Follow the prompts to download and install the app from the Google Play Store.
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Web and Data
The following topics address your phone’s data connections and the built-in Web browser.
Additional data-related features can be found in Accounts and Messaging, Applications and
Entertainment, and Tools and Calendar.
Your phone’s data capabilities let you wirelessly access the Internet or your corporate network
through a variety of connections, including:
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi provides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 300 feet. To use your phone’s
Wi-Fi, you need access to a wireless access point or “hotspot”.
The availability and range of the Wi-Fi signal depends on a number of factors, including
infrastructure and other objects through which the signal passes.
Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network
By default, your phone’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off. Turning Wi-Fi on makes your phone able to
discover and connect to compatible in-range Wi-Fi networks (or WAPs - wireless access points).
Turn Wi-Fi on:
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Wi-Fi On.
Tip: You can also turn Wi-Fi on and off through the Notification panel. Drag the Notification
panel down and tap Wi-Fi.
Note: Wi-Fi networks are self-discoverable, which means no additional steps are required for
your phone to connect to a Wi-Fi network. It may be necessary to provide a user name and
password for certain closed wireless networks.
Scan and connect to a Wi-Fi network:
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi.
2. The network names and security settings (Open network or Secured with xxx) of
detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed.

When you select an open network, you will be automatically connected to the
network.
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
When you select a secured network, you will need to enter the wireless password to
connect to the network. Enter the password and tap Connect. You can use the
show password option to display the password as you enter it.
Add a new Wi-Fi network manually:
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi.
2. Tap Add Wi-Fi network.
3. Enter the Network SSID. This is the name of the Wi-Fi network.
4. Tap the Security field and select the security method used by the Wi-Fi network. If a
password is required, enter it in the Password field.
5. Tap Connect to store the new information and connect to the Wi-Fi network.
Note: The next time your phone connects to a previously accessed or secured wireless
network, you won’t prompted to enter the wireless password again, unless you reset your phone
back to its factory default settings.
Connect to a Different Wi-Fi Network
The following information is designed to help you connect your device to a different Wi-Fi
network.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi.
2. Detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed. To manually scan for available Wi-Fi networks,
on the Wi-Fi settings screen, tap Scan.
3. Tap another Wi-Fi network to connect to it.
Note: If the wireless network you want to connect to is not in the list of detected networks,
scroll down the screen, and tap Add network. Enter the wireless network settings and tap
Save.
Data Services (Sprint 3G and 4G)
With your Sprint service, you are ready to start enjoying the advantages of data services. The
following topics will help you learn the basics of using your data services, including managing
your user name, launching a data connection, and navigating the Web with your phone.
Important: Certain data services requests may require additional time to process. While your
phone is loading the requested service, the touchscreen keyboard may appear unresponsive
when in fact it is functioning properly. Allow the phone some time to process your data usage
request.
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Your Data Services User Name
When you buy your phone and sign up for service, you’re automatically assigned a user name,
which is typically based on your name and a number, followed by “@sprintpcs.com”. (For
example, the third John Smith to sign up for Sprint data services might have
jsmith003@sprintpcs.com as his user name.)
When you use data services, your user name is submitted to identify you to the Nationwide
Sprint Network. Your user name is automatically programmed into your phone. You don’t have
to enter it.
Update Your User Name
If you choose to change your user name and select a new one online, or make any changes to
your services, you must then update the profile on your phone.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More > System Update.
2. Tap Update Profile.
Launch the Browser
The Browser automatically launches when a Web link is touched from within either an email or a
text message.
To launch the browser to connect browse the Internet:
■
Press
and tap
Internet.
Note: The first time you access the Web on your phone, you may be prompted to sign in with
your phone number. Enter your number and tap Ok.
4G Services
4G is a service that must be included in your service plan and also available within your area.
4G coverage is currently available in only certain markets. For more details on 4G availability go
to: sprint.com/4G and click the See the coverage map link.
Note: If 4G service is not included in your service plan, the 4G icon will not appear in the
Notifications area.
4G is up to 10x faster than 3G (based on download speed comparison of 3G's ~600 kbps vs.
4G's ~ 6 Mbps). (Actual speeds may vary.)
Not all services are available on 4G and coverage may default to 3G/separate network where
4G is not available.
Important: 4G service must be added to your account before attempting a connection to the 4G
network.
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Depending on which icons appear within the Notifications area, your services and features will
change. The following table indicates what functions and features are available when
combinations of these service icons appear:
Icon
Description
3G Coverage: The phone is connected to the Sprint 3G network. The arrows are
colored when data is being transferred.
4G Coverage: The phone is connected to the Sprint 4G network. The arrows are
colored when data is being transferred.
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
From your phone, you can add, set up, and manage virtual private networks (VPNs) that allow
you to connect and access resources inside a secured local network, such as your corporate
network.
Prepare Your Phone for VPN Connection
Depending on the type of VPN, you may be required to enter your login credentials or install
security certificates before you can connect to your company’s local network. You can get this
information from your network administrator.
To connect to a VPN, you must have Mobile data enabled, or your phone must be connected to
a Wi-Fi network. For information about setting up and using these connections on your phone,
see Data usage and Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network.
Set a Screen Lock
Before setting up a VPN, you must set a screen lock to prevent access to your phone by
unauthorized users. Pattern, PIN, or password screen locks provide sufficient security to set up
trusted credential storage.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen > Screen lock.
3. Choose a screen lock, from Pattern, PIN, or Password.
4. Follow the prompts to configure the screen lock. For more information, see Screen lock.
Add a VPN
Configure a connected to a VPN. You must have a Pattern, PIN, or Password screen lock set
before adding a VPN.
1. Press
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and tap
> Settings > Connections.
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2. Tap More networks > VPN.
3. Tap
to add a VPN, with these options:

Name: Enter the name of the VPN.

Type: Choose the type of VPN, from PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA,
IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, or IPSec Hybrid RSA.

Server address: enter the VPN server address.

PPP Encryption (MPPE): Tap to enable, if applicable for the VPN.

Show advanced options: Tap to set other options, depending on the type of VPN.
3. Tap Save to save the VPN.
Connect to a VPN
Connect to a VPN that’s already set up on your phone.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > VPN.
3. In the VPNs section, tap a VPN.
4. Follow the prompts to enter your login credentials, and connect. When you are
connected, the VPN connected icon appears in the notification area of the title bar.
Disconnect from a VPN
The following describes how to disconnect from a VPN connection.
1. Touch and hold the title bar, and then drag down to open the Notification panel.
2. Tap the VPN connection to return to the VPN settings screen, and then tap the VPN
connection to disconnect from it.
When your phone has disconnected from the VPN, the VPN disconnected icon displays in the
notification area of the title bar.
Chrome
Use Chrome for Mobile to browse fast and sign in to bring your Chrome experience from your
computer, anywhere you go.
For more information, visit: google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/mobile/
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Press
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and tap
Apps >
Chrome.
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Internet
Your phone’s Internet browser gives you full access to both mobile and traditional websites on
the go, using your phone’s 3G or 4G Mobile data or Wi-Fi connections.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Internet.
Note: The first time you launch Internet, you may be prompted to enter your 10-digit wireless
phone number to access the SprintWeb home page.
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Pictures and Video
Camera
You can use the camera or camcorder to take and share pictures and videos.
Taking pictures with your phone’s built-in camera is as simple as choosing a subject, pointing
the camera, then pressing the camera key.
Open the Camera
Follow the below procedure to access your phone’s camera.
■
Press
●
Front/Back Camera: Switch between the front and back cameras.
●
Dual Camera: Take a picture with the back camera and front camera at once, or record
videos with both cameras. The image from the front camera displays as a inset on the
screen, so you can take a picture of yourself along with the scene from the back camera.
Tap the inset image to resize it, or drag it to a new position on the screen.
●
Settings: Access camera settings.
●
Settings Icons: Displays basic settings, such as Smart stabilization, Flash status, and
Voice Control, when they are enabled.
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and tap
Apps >
Camera.
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●
Save Location: The icon displays when the default save location for pictures and videos
is an optional memory card (not included).
●
Mode Indicator: Shows the current Mode, which you can choose with Mode Selector.
●
Record: Tap to start recording.
●
Capture: Tap to take a picture.
●
Mode Selector: Tap to choose a shooting mode. The current mode displays on the
camera screen. Shooting modes allow you to choose modes for automatically adjusting
settings to suit conditions, or to access special features like panorama or other specialty
shots.
●
Effects: Choose an effect to add to pictures or videos as you take them.
●
Gallery: View your pictures or videos.
Take a Picture
You can take pictures with your phone’s front or back camera, or combine shots with Dual
mode.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. Using the phone’s screen as a viewfinder, compose your shot by aiming the camera at
the subject. While composing your picture, use the onscreen options, or these gestures:

Press the Volume Key up or down to zoom in or out, or touch the screen with two
fingers and pinch or spread them on the screen to zoom.

Tap the screen to focus on the area you tapped.
3. Tap
Capture to take the picture.
Note: To include your location in photos, turn on GPS tag in Settings.
Record Videos
In addition to taking pictures, you can record, view, and send videos with your phone’s built-in
video camera.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. Using the phone’s screen as a viewfinder, compose your shot by aiming the camera at
the subject. While composing your shot, use the onscreen options, or these gestures:
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
Press the Volume Key up or down to zoom in or out, or touch the screen with two
fingers and pinch or spread them on the screen to zoom.

Tap the screen to focus on the area you tapped.
3. Tap
Record to begin recording. While recording, you can use these options:

Tap the screen to change the focus area to the area you tapped.

Tap
Capture to take a still picture while continuing recording.

Tap
Pause to temporarily stop recording.

Tap
Stop to stop recording.
Camera Options
Camera options are special options that you can choose, right on the camera screen, to make
your pictures or videos special.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. Tap an option:

Front/back camera: Tap
to switch between the front and back cameras. With
the front camera, you can take self-portraits or record yourself. With the back
camera, you can take pictures or record what’s in front of you.

Dual mode: Tap
to display the screen for the front camera inset on the screen
for the back camera. You can use dual mode to put yourself in a picture or video.

Mode: Tap
to choose a shooting mode. Scroll available modes, and then tap a
mode to select it. Modes include:
•
Auto: Automatically adjusts the exposure to optimize the color and brightness of
pictures. In Auto mode, you can take single or burst shots (take burst shots by
holding Capture button to take multiple shots until you lift your finger).
•
Beauty face: Automatically enhances facial features.
•
Best photo: Allows you to select the best shot from multiple shots you take at
the same time.
•
Best face: Allows you to select the best shot of each subject, to get the best
possible group shot.
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•
Sound & shot: Adds a few seconds of background sound to enhance pictures.
•
Drama: Captures multiple shots of a moving subject, to merge them into one
dynamic picture.
•
Animated photo: Allows you to create a picture containing animated elements.
•
Rich tone (HDR): Allows you to take pictures in various exposures and merge
them to create pictures with rich color.
•
Eraser: Allows you to take a series of pictures, and then remove objects that are
blurred because of movement.
•
Panorama: Take multiple pictures to merge into one expansive panoramic
picture.
•
Sports: Allows you to capture clear shots of a moving subject.
•
Night: Allows you to take clearer, brighter pictures in low light.
Quick Camera Settings
Use Quick settings to quickly configure settings while you take pictures and record videos.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
2. From the Camera screen, tap


Advanced settings: Tap
Camera.
to access settings:
to access advanced camera settings.
Flash: Tap to choose a flash setting.

Auto night detection: Tap to enable or disable automatic night detection, to
help you take clearer, brighter pictures in low light. Auto night detection does not
apply when recording videos.

Voice control: Tap to access voice control settings, for using voice commands
to take pictures and record video. For more information, see Voice Control.

Recording mode: Tap to choose a mode for recording. Choose Limit for MMS
to restrict recordings to a size that can be attached to a multimedia message.
Choose Normal, Slow motion, or Fast motion to control the speed of recording.

Share: Tap to choose a method for sharing pictures and videos. You can
choose Share shot, Buddy photo share, or Remote viewfinder.
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Advanced Camera Settings
Use Advanced settings to configure default options for pictures and videos.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
2. From the Camera screen, tap



Camera.
and then tap
for these settings:
Photos:
•
Photo size: Choose the default size for pictures.
•
Burst shot: When On, you can take multiple pictures when you touch and hold
the Capture button.
•
Face detection: When On, the Camera will automatically adjust settings for
taking pictures of faces.
•
Metering: Set how the Camera measures the light source.
•
ISO: Set the sensitivity of the camera’s light meter.
•
Anti-Shake: When turned On, the camera compensates for movement of the
phone when taking pictures.
•
Auto night detection: Enable or disable automatic night detection, to help you
take clearer, brighter pictures in low light. Auto night detection does not apply
when recording videos.
•
Save as: Choose whether pictures are saved with Rich Tone, to create rich, soft
color.
Videos:
•
Video size: Choose the default size for videos.
•
Video stabilization: When On, the Camera adjusts settings to improve image
stability in videos.
General:
•
Location tag: When On, GPS location information is stored in picture files.
•
Review: When On, pictures display briefly after you take them so you can review
them.
•
Volume key: Choose a function for the Volume Key while using the Camera.
•
Timer: Choose a timer setting to delay the taking of pictures or recording.
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•
White balance: Choose a setting for current light conditions.
•
Exposure value: Adjust the brightness of pictures.
•
Guidelines: When On, guidelines display on the screen to aid in composition.
•
Flash: Choose a flash setting.
•
Voice control: When On, you can take pictures or record videos by speaking
commands. For more information, see Voice Control.
•
Contextual filename: When On, filenames include GPS information. GPS tag
must be enabled to use contextual filenames.
•
Save as flipped: When On, pictures or recordings you make using the front
camera are saved as a mirror-image.
•
Storage: If you have an optional memory card installed (not included), you can
choose whether to save files to device memory or to the memory card.
•
Reset: Return settings to the factory defaults.
Gallery
Using the Gallery application, you can view pictures and watch videos that you’ve taken with
your phone’s camera, downloaded, or copied to an optional memory card (not included).
For pictures stored on an optional memory card, you can do basic editing such as rotating and
cropping. You can also set a picture as your contact picture or wallpaper and share pictures with
your friends.
While viewing pictures in the Gallery, scroll up the screen to view more albums. Simply tap an
album to view the photos or videos in that album.
If you have pictures or videos stored on an optional memory card (not included), they will be
display folders they are stored in, and folders are treated as albums. The actual folder names
will be used as the album names. If you have downloaded any photos and videos, these will be
placed in the All downloads album.
Note: Tap
> Help to learn about Gallery.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.
3. From the Gallery screen, you can use these options:

Tap a picture or video to display it in full screen view.
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
Touch and hold thumbnails to select them (indicated by a check mark).

Tap
Create album to create an album. Give the album a name, and then select
and drag thumbnails to the album to move or copy files to the new album.

Tap
Camera to launch the Camera to take pictures or record video.

Tap
for options, including:
•
Select album/Select item: Depending on the view, tap albums or items to select
them. After selection, you can tap
again for options you can use with the
selected item.
•
Slideshow: Choose options to create a slideshow for viewing your pictures and
videos.
•
Create collage: Choose photos to create a composite image.
•
Create a story album: Choose photos to create an album for Story album.
•
Hide items/Show hidden items: Use Hide items to choose items to hide from
display. The items are not deleted, and can be displayed with the Show hidden
items option.
•
Settings: Configure Gallery settings.
Note: Available options depend on which gallery screen you are viewing. Additional options
may include Content to display, Scan for nearby devices, Show nearby devices, and Help.
View Photos and Videos
After selecting an album from the Albums tab, you can browse the photos and videos of that
album in either photo pile or grid view. Tap a photo or video to view it in full screen.
View Photos
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a thumbnail to view the picture. While viewing a picture full-screen you can use
these options:

Screen mirroring: Choose a device to share the picture via AllShare or Group
Play.
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
Share: Choose an option for sharing the picture. Options may include Group
Play, Dropbox, Bluetooth, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Hangouts, Messaging,
Picasa, S Memo, or Wi-Fi Direct.

Delete: Erase the current picture.

Camera: Launch the Camera, to take pictures or record video.
View Videos
Note: If no icons are displayed on the screen in addition to the picture, tap anywhere on the
screen to display them.
■
Tap a video to select it. When the video is displayed full-screen, you can use these
options:

Share: Choose an option for sharing the video. Options may include Bluetooth,
Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Google+, Messaging, Picasa, Wi-Fi Direct, or YouTube.

Trim: Edit the length of the video.

Delete: Erase the current video.

Tap
to play the video.
Zoom In or Out on a Photo
There are two ways you can zoom in or out of a photo.
■
Tap the screen twice quickly to zoom in and then tap the screen twice quickly again to
zoom out.
- or You can also use pinch and spread to zoom in or out. See Pinch and spread.
Working with Photos
You can touch and hold on a photo to open a selection menu and choose what to do with it. You
can choose to delete the photo, rotate or crop it, and more.
Rotate and Save a Photo
To rotate or save your photo, follow the below procedures.
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1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.
3. Tap
> Rotate left or Rotate right.
The rotated picture is saved in your default storage location as a copy.
Crop a Photo
The crop your photos, follow the below procedures.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.
3. Tap
> Crop.
4. To adjust the crop box size, touch and hold the edge of the box. When directional arrows
appear, drag your finger inward to or outward to resize the crop box.
5. To move the crop box to the part of the photo that you want to crop, drag the crop box to
the desired position.
6. Tap Done to apply the changes to the picture.
The cropped picture is saved along with the original copy in your default storage location.
Share Photos and Videos
The Gallery application lets you send photos and videos using email or multimedia messages.
You can share photos on your social networks (such as Facebook, Picasa, and Twitter) and
share videos on YouTube. You can also send them to another phone or your computer using
Bluetooth.
Send Photos or Videos by Group Play
You can share photos on Group Play.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share.
3. Tap the photos you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
Pictures and Video
> Group Play.
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Send Photos or Videos using Dropbox
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share, and then tap the
photos you want to send.
3. Touch the screen and then tap
> Add to Dropbox.
4. Follow the prompts.
Send Photos or Videos by Email
You can send several photos, videos, or both in an email message. They are added as file
attachments in your email.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share.
3. Tap the photos you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Gmail or Email.
5. Compose your message and then tap
or
.
Note: If you selected Email and you have multiple email accounts, the default email account will
be used.
Send Photos or Videos by Flipboard
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.
3. Tap the photo or video you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
magazine.
> Flipboard to save the photo or video to your
Send Photos or Videos by Hangouts
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.
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3. Tap the photo or video you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
Hangouts.
> Hangouts to share the photo or video in
Send a Photo or Video by Multimedia Message
Although you can send several photos or videos in a multimedia message, it may be better to
send one at a time, especially if the files are large in size.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.
3. Tap the photo or video you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Messaging.
5. Compose your message and then tap
.
Send Photos or Videos Using Bluetooth
You can select several photos, videos, or both and send them to someone’s phone or your
computer using Bluetooth.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.
3. Select the photos or videos you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Bluetooth.
In the next few steps, you’ll be asked to turn on Bluetooth on your phone and connect to the
receiving Bluetooth phone so the files can be sent. For more information, see Bluetooth.
Share Photos or Videos on Google+
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.
3. Tap the photo or video you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
Pictures and Video
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5. Compose your message and then tap
.
Share Photos on Picasa
You need to be signed in to a Google Account to upload pictures to the Picasa photo organizing
service.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share.
3. Select the photos you want to share.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Picasa.
5. Select the online album where you want to upload the pictures.
6. Tap Upload. You can view the photos online at picasaweb.google.com.
Share Photos on S Memo
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share.
3. Select the photos you want to share.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> S Memo.
5. Tap Save.
Share Videos on YouTube
You can share your videos by uploading them to YouTube. Before you do this, you must create
a YouTube account and sign in to that account on your phone.
1. Select the video Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the videos you want to share.
3. Touch the screen and then tap
> YouTube.
4. Enter the prompted information, such as description and tags, and select a privacy
option.
5. Tap Upload.
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Share Videos using Wi-Fi Direct
1. Select the video Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the videos you want to share.
3. Touch the screen and then tap
> Wi-Fi Direct.
4. Select a device in which to share this photo or video and follow the prompts.
Samsung Hub
Samsung Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie and TV content. With hundreds of titles
available, entertaining your family on the go was never easier. You can rent or purchase your
favorite content and watch from any location. Featuring the stunning viewing quality Samsung is
known for, Samsung Hub is your gateway to mobile video like you've never experienced it
before.
You must be connected to Mobile data service, or to a Wi-Fi network, to preview and download
a media file. Files you download or purchase are stored in the phone’s internal memory.
Samsung Hub uses your Samsung account to manage access and account information. For
more information about creating or signing in to a Samsung account, see Samsung Account.
Use Samsung Hub
The Samsung Hub screen provides an overview of all the available categories on one page
such as: Music, Video, Books, and Games. The overview page also displays recently-added
media that you can rent or purchase.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Samsung Hub.
2. Scroll across the screen to select from the following available pages:

Overview: displays an main access for all available categories and recently available
content for purchase or rental.

MUSIC: displays music that is available for purchase and allows you to search for
new music.

VIDEO: displays videos and TV shows that are available for purchase/rental and
allows you to search for new content.

BOOKS: displays books and magazines that are available for purchase and allows
you to search for new content.

GAMES: displays games that are available for purchase or as trials and allows you
to search for new content.
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3. Scroll through the media listings. You can tap items to buy or rent them. As you tap
some items, you can listen or watch a preview.
4. Follow the prompts to buy or rent media.
Samsung Hub Notices
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Any media item (Media Content) may be rented or purchased after you create an
account in Samsung Hub.
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Media Content that is purchased and downloaded may be viewed concurrently on up to
five (5) devices with Samsung Hub (or “the service”) that are also registered to the same
account.
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You may remove a device from your account no more than once every 90 days.
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You may remove Media Content from a device as many times as you’d like. You will
have the ability to re-download the Media Content later subject to content re-download
availability and content provider permissions.
●
You may need network coverage to access Media Content you have acquired through
the Service.
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You can use 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi connectivity to download Media Content.
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Unlike purchased Media Content, rented Media Content will be viewable on only 1
device in your account at a time.
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Media Content is downloaded and saved to your authorized device's SD card. No SD
Card included out of box.
●
Your Media Content may pause/stop or not download in networks where there is a weak
signal.
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You may begin watching downloaded Media Content as soon as a) license acquisition
has occurred and b) sufficient amount of the Media Content has been buffered.
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You must finish watching Media Content within the time limit set out for each piece of
content (which may be as short as 24 consecutive hours).

Stopping, pausing or restarting rented Media Content does not extend the available
viewing time.

In no event will rented Media Content be available for a period of more than thirty
(30) days (or shorter on a title-by-title basis) after the Media Content has been rented
(e.g., if you begin viewing rented Media Content on the 29th day after the rental
transaction, but do not finish viewing the entire title, that rented Media Content may
not be available for the entire twenty-four (24) consecutive hour period if such period
would extend the viewable time beyond the thirty (30) day rental window).
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Unless otherwise restricted by the Content Providers, you can download Media Content
to your TV using HDMI connections; otherwise, you cannot play Media Content
downloaded from your mobile device output.
WatchON
Use WatchON and your phone to control your TV and other devices.
Set up WatchON
Configure basic WatchON settings, to identify your TV provider and sign in to your accounts.
1.
Press
and tap
Apps >
WatchON.
2. Follow the prompts to configure options, including:

Select your country/region to help WatchON find TV information for you.

Enter your zip code to help WatchON find your TV service provider.

Find your TV service provider to customize WatchON for your own TV service.

Select channel list to make sure WatchON can control your TV service.

Personalize your setup.

Set up Netflix (optional) to find and share content from your Netflix account.

Learn about Peel remote.

Sign in to your Samsung account.
3. Continue on to set up your phone as a remote to control your TV.
Note: Tap
> Help to learn more about WatchON.
Set Up Your Phone as a Remote
Use WatchON and your phone to control your TV, set-top box, DVR, Blu-ray or DVD player,
stereo, and other electronic devices.
1. Press
and tap
2. From the toolbar, tap
Apps >
WatchON.
, and then tap Set up now.
3. Follow the prompts to find your TV or other devices and configure your phone to control
their operation.
Note: Tap
> Help to learn more about WatchON.
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Optical Reader
Optical reader allows you to use your camera to identify text and QR codes. For example, you
can use Optical reader to capture information from a business card.
■
Press
Note: Tap
and tap
Apps >
Optical reader.
>Help to learn more about Optical reader.
Story Album
With Story Album, you can create a digital album of your story in media. Special moments will
be on a timeline, and if you wish, you can have your album published as a hard copy.
■
Press
Note: Tap
and tap
Apps >
Story album.
>Help to learn more about Story album.
Flipboard
Use Flipboard to create a personalized digital “magazine” out of everything being shared with
you. Access news stories, personal feeds and other related material. Flip through your
Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter account, photos from friends and much more.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Flipboard.
Video
Play videos stored on your phone, and share them via Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Gmail,
Google+, Messaging, Picasa, Wi-Fi Direct, or YouTube.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Video.
2. Scroll through the videos stored on your device. After a few seconds, each video
thumbnail begins playing a preview of the clip.
3. Tap a video to view it.
Share videos
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
Video.
> Share via.
3. Tap video(s) to select them for sharing, and then tap Done.
4. Choose a sharing option, and then follow the prompts to share the video.
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Use Pop-up Play
Multitask with Pop-up Play - transform your video player into a pop-up window floating on the
screen. The video will continue to play, and the pop-up window can be resized or moved
anywhere on the screen.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Video.
2. Tap a video to view it.
3. Tap
to continue playing the video in a floating window. Drag the window to any
location on the screen, and use two fingers to pinch or spread to resize the floating
window.
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Tools and Calendar
Learn how to use many of your phone’s productivity-enhancing apps and features.
Google Now
Google Now gets you just the right information at just the right time.
It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you
leave for work, when the next train will arrive as you’re standing on the platform, or your favorite
team's score while they’re playing. And the best part? All of this happens automatically. Cards
appear throughout the day at the moment you need them.
For more information, visit http://www.google.com/landing/now/.
1. Press and hold
and tap
Google Now.
2. Follow the prompts to learn about Google Now, and set up your preferences.
S Health
S Health is a wellness application that can help you manage your health. Set fitness goal, check
your progress, and keep track of your overall health.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
S Health.
S Translator
Easily translate words and phrases, either spoken or in text.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
S Translator.
Polaris Office 5
Polaris Office Mobile for Android is a Microsoft Office compatible office suite. This application
provides a central place for managing your documents online or offline.
Polaris Office can also open Adobe PDF (Portable Document Format) files.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
POLARIS Office 5.
Lumen Toolbar
The Lumen Toolbar, available to Sprint Customers, enables an extensive array of new browser
extensions that enhance user experience – from contextual recommendations to App discovery
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to social applications and browser utilities. With one-click access to News Feeds and one-click
sharing of content via Facebook™, Twitter™ and other networks, along with community- and
friend-based recommendations.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Lumen toolbar.
Calendar
Use Calendar to create and manage events, meetings, and appointments. Your Calendar helps
organize your time and reminds you of important events. Depending on your synchronization
settings, your phone’s Calendar stays in sync with your Calendar on the Web, Exchange
ActiveSync calendar, and Outlook calendar.
Add an Event to the Calendar
Add events to your Calendar to help you organize your time and remind you of important
events.
Note: To synchronize calendar events among your Google and Corporate accounts, make
sure they are being managed by your phone. See Accounts and Messaging for more
information.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Double-tap a day to which you would like to add an event to reveal the Add event/Add
task screen.
3. If you have accounts set up on your phone, you can assign the new event to an account
by tapping the Calendar field and then selecting an account.

My calendars: Calendar entries that are stored locally on the phone and not part of
an account.

Samsung Calendar: Calendar entries that are synchronized between your phone
and your Samsung account.

Google/Gmail: Calendar entries that are synchronized between your phone and
your Google account.

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync: Calendar entries that are synchronized between
your phone and a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account.
4. Tap the Tap to enter title field and enter a title for the event.
5. Tap OK, or tap Edit event details to enter more information about the event. Available
options depend on the type of event, and the account it’s assigned to:
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
Select a From/To time for the event by tapping the corresponding fields, and
adjusting the month, day, and year.

Select a time for the event by tapping the time field and then adjusting the hour and
minute. Tap the All day field to assign this as an all-day event. If assigned as an allday event, the time fields are removed.

Tap View in calendar to check the new event with existing events on your calendar.

Select a recurrence cycle for the event by tapping the Repeat field.

Select an alarm time by tapping the Reminder field.

Enter a location for the event in the Location field or tap
on the a map.

Enter a description for the event in the Description field.

Enter participants in the Participants field.

Tap Show me as to choose how the event shows on your calendar to other event
organizers.

Tap Privacy to select who is allowed to see this event. Private allows only the
participants to see the event. Public allows anyone with access to your calendar to
see the event.

Tap Memos to add an S Memo file as an attachment. For more information, see
S Memo.

Tap Images to add an image from the Gallery or take a new picture using the
camera.
to select the location
6. Tap Save to store the new event and synchronize it with your selected account.
Event Alerts
When your phone is turned on and you have an event alarm scheduled, your phone alerts you
and displays the event summary. There are several ways your phone alerts you to scheduled
events:
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By playing the assigned ringtone.
●
By showing the Alert screen.
Event Reminders
When your phone is turned on and you have an event alarm scheduled, there are several ways
your phone alerts you to scheduled events:
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By playing a short beep.
●
By indicating an icon within the Status bar.
To view additional options:
1. Tap the Status bar, and then slide your finger down the screen to open the Notification
panel.
2. Tap the upcoming event name from the onscreen list to display the event within the
Calendar notifications screen.
3. Tap an option.

Set snooze duration to set the length of time to allow before you are reminded of
the event. Choose from: 3 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes,15 minutes, or 30
minutes.

Snooze to be reminded of the event at a future time.

Dismiss to dismiss the reminder.
View Events
The following procedure helps you view your calendar events.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. To view a Calendar event farther out, tap either Week or Month.
3. Tap the day for which you would like to view events. (Your phone lists events in
chronological order.)
4. To display an event’s details, tap it from the current screen.
Day and List Views
Day view displays a list of the events of one day.
List view shows a list of events in chronological order.
The color bars on the left side of the events indicate the type of calendar that includes the event.
When in Day view, slide left or right across the screen to view earlier or later days.
Week View
Week view displays a chart of the events of one week.
When in Week view:
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You can touch and hold on a time slot to create a new event at that time.
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Tap an event to view its details.
●
Slide left or right across the screen to view earlier or later weeks.
Month View
In Month view, you’ll see markers on days that have events.
When in Month view:
●
Tap a day to view the events of that day.
●
Touch and hold a day to create a new event.
●
Slide up or down to view earlier or later months.
Erase Events
The following procedures show you how to erase your calendar events.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Open the calendar event details:

In List, Day, and Week views, tap the calendar event you want to delete.

In Month view, tap the date where the calendar event occurs, and then tap the
calendar event.

In Year view, tap the month in which the event is located.
3. Tap
> Delete.
4. In the Delete confirmation box, tap OK.
- or If the calendar event is recurring, select Only this event, This & future events, or All
events, and tap OK.
Alarm & Timer
The Clock app offers features for keeping track of time and setting alarms.
1. Press
Tools and Calendar
and tap
Apps >
Clock.
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2. Swipe your finger along the taps at the top of the screen to view features. Tap a tab to
use a feature:

Alarm: This feature allows you to set an alarm to ring at a specific time.

World clock: allows you to view the time of day or night in other parts of the world.
World Clock displays time in hundreds of different cities, within all 24 time zones
around the world.

Stopwatch: You can use this option to measure intervals of time.

Timer: You can use this option to set a countdown timer. Use a timer to count down
to an event based on a preset time length (hours, minutes, and seconds).

Desk clock: Display a clock and calendar on the screen, with shortcuts to your
favorite apps.
Create an Alarm
Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or recurring alarms, and choose options for how to
be notified for the alarm.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
Clock.
Create alarm, and then enter information for the alarm.
Delete an Alarm
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Clock.
2. Touch and hold an alarm, and then tap Delete from the pop-up menu.
Calculator
Use the Calculator app to perform mathematical calculations.
Note: Rotate the phone to switch to a scientific calculator.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Calculator.
2. Tap the keypad to enter your equation. You can touch and hold C to clear all numbers.
S Memo
The S Memo application allows you to create memos using the keyboard, your finger, or both.
You can add images, voice recordings, and text all in one place.
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View the S Memo Screen
Follow the steps below to explore the S Memo app.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
2. From the S Memo screen, tap
S Memo.
to access the following options:

Search: Tap to search for a saved memo.

Delete: Touch one or all memos and then tap Done.

Sort by: Set whether to sort the memo list by Date (most recent), Date (oldest),
Name, Tag, Favorites, or User settings.

List view/Thumbnail view: Tap to view your existing memos in a list or thumbnail
(default) view.

Import/Export: Export a memo as an S Note or S Memo file, or import an S Note or
S Memo file.

Create folder: Enter a name for a folder in the Folder name field and touch OK.

Change order: Change the order that memos display on the screen.

Move: Move a memo to a folder.

Copy: Copy the selected memo to the clipboard.

Settings:
•
Accounts: Manage accounts, to which you can export memos. You can export
to your Samsung account, to Google Docs, or to Evernote.
•
Extent of background change: Choose how background changes you make
are applied, to all pages in a memo, or to the current page.

Help: Learn about S Memo.

Backup and restore: Back up memos to an optional installed memory card (not
included), or restore memos from a memory card.
Create a New S Memo
Follow the steps below to create a new memo or expand or reply to an existing memo using the
S Memo app.
1. Press
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and tap
Apps >
S Memo.
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2. Tap
to start a new memo in text mode, or tap
to start a new memo in
drawing mode. You can change back and forth in a memo to add text with the keyboard
and by writing with your finger.
3. Tap
to access memo options. Available options depend on whether you have saved
the memo, or are in keyboard mode. Memo options may include:

Share via: Share your memo using Group Play, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth,
Dropbox, Picasa, Google+, Messaging, Hangouts, Flipboard, Email, or Gmail. (Share
options vary depending on your phone's setup and on the file type you're sending.)

Delete: Erase the memo.

Export: Save the memo to your Gallery or as a PDF.

Save as: Save the memo with a different name.

Add tag: Set tags to add in searches.

Add to Favorites: Mark the current memo as a favorite.

Change background: Set the background for your memo. Swipe the screen to the
left or right to select a background and then tap Done.

Edit pages: Drag pages to a new order.

Create event: Launch Calendar to create a new event.

Set as: Set a memo as a contact icon, or as wallpaper for the Home screen or Lock
screen.

Print: Print a memo to a compatible Samsung printer (not included) via Wi-Fi.
4. When you are finished creating your memo, tap Save on the top menu bar.
My Files
My files allows you to manage your manage your sounds, images, videos, Bluetooth files,
Android files, and other memory card data in one convenient location. This application allows
you to launch a file if the associated application is already on your phone.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
My files.
2. Folders display, including:

All files: Tap to choose Device storage, or SD memory card, to show files stored in
the phone’s internal memory, or on an optional installed memory card (not included).

Images: Pictures stored on your phone.
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
Videos: Videos stored on your phone.

Music: Songs stored on your phone.

Documents: Other files stored on your phone.
Note: Different folders may appear depending on how your phone is configured.
Dropbox
Dropbox works to provide access to your desktop files directly from your phone. This
applications allows you to bring your files with you when you're on the go, edit files in your
Dropbox from your phone, upload photos and videos to Dropbox, and share your selected files
freely with family and friends.
The in-phone application works in conjunction with a partner program placed on a target
computer using an active Internet connection.
Dropbox creates a folder that automatically synchronizes its contents across all of your
connected devices on your account. Update a file to your Dropbox on your computer, and it’s
automatically updated to the same folder on your other devices.
Download the Desktop Application
Follow the procedures below to download the desktop application.
1. Use your computer’s browser to navigate to: dropbox.com/.
2. Follow the onscreen setup and installation instructions on your target computer
containing the desired files.
Important: The computer application must be installed on the computer containing the desired
files. This computer must have an active Internet connection.
Note: The Dropbox service offers 2GB of free “Cloud” storage.
Accessing Dropbox on Your Device
Follow the procedures below to access the Dropbox app.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Dropbox.
2. Tap Sign in, and then enter your current account credentials, to sign in to your Dropbox
account.
- or Tap Sign up for Dropbox and follow the onscreen instructions to register for a new
account.
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Manually Uploading a Picture to Dropbox
Follow the below procedures to manually upload pictures to the Dropbox app.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. After the image is taken, tap the Image Viewer box at the bottom right. This previews the
current image.
3. Tap the image to reveal the image options at the top of the screen.
4. Tap
> Add to Dropbox, select a folder location, and tap Upload.
Note: If your share folder is located on your computer, you will momentarily receive an
onscreen popup notifying you that a new image was uploaded to your shared Dropbox folder.
Lookout Security
Lookout Security™ provides mobile device-specific security features that are coupled with a
minimal performance hit. Lookout Mobile Security provides key security options that are unique
to the mobile market. Along with the antivirus and anti-malware tech, there's a lost and stolen
phone locator service, an application privacy adviser, and a backup service.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Lookout Security.
Voice Services
The following information will guide you through using Voice Services.
S Voice
Your phone’s S Voice is a voice recognition application used to activate a wide variety of
functions on your phone. This is a natural language recognition application.
This goes beyond the Google Search Voice Actions feature that simply recognizes Google
commands and search terms. You can ask it questions (Is it raining in Dallas?) or give it
commands (Show me where to find cheap gas).
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
S Voice.
2. Navigate through the following onscreen tutorial screens by reading the information and
tapping Next, or tap Skip to continue without reading the information.
3. Wake up the application by speaking the phrase Hi Galaxy.
Note: The wake-up command/phrase can be changed from “Hi Galaxy” to anything else.
3. Tap Speak if the phone does not hear you, or to give it a command.
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Voice Recorder
The Voice recorder allows you to record an audio file up to one minute long and then
immediately share it. Recording time will vary based on the available memory within the phone.
1. Press
and tap
2. To start recording, tap
3. To pause recording, tap
4. Tap
Apps >
Voice Recorder.
and speak into the microphone.
. To end the recording, tap
.
for options:

Share via: Share your recording using Dropbox, Bluetooth, Email, Gmail,
Messaging, or Wi-Fi Direct.

Delete: Erase voice recording(s). Tap the recordings to mark them for deletion, and
then tap Delete. Tap OK to confirm the deletion.

Settings: the following settings are available:
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Storage: Choose where your recordings will be saved. Select between Phone or
memory card.
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Recording quality: Set the recording quality to High or Normal.
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Limit for multimedia messaging: Choose whether voice recordings you make
are limited to a size that can be attached to a multimedia message.
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Contextual filename: Choose whether the phone automatically creates a
filename that includes GPS location information. When turned On, contextual
filenames are assigned when the Location tag option is turned On in the Camera,
and the phone is connected with a network.
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Default name: Choose the name prefix for your recordings. For example, if your
Default name is Voice, your recordings would be named Voice 001, Voice 002,
Voice 003, etc.
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Noise reduction: Choose whether the phone uses noise reduction during
recording, to improve recording quality.
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Recording volume: Choose the default volume for recordings.
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Channel: Choose whether recordings are made in Stereo or Mono.
•
Skip interval: Choose the number of seconds to skip when you press the
Forward and Back buttons during playback.
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End: Close Voice recorder.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that allows you to connect wirelessly to a
number of Bluetooth phones, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and Bluetooth-enabled
handhelds, computers, printers, and wireless phones. The Bluetooth communication range is
usually approximately 30 feet.
Turn Bluetooth On or Off
When Bluetooth is On, you can scan and find other Bluetooth devices, to share information
between the devices. Turn Bluetooth Off when not in use to conserve battery power.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth On or Off.
Note: You can also turn Bluetooth On or Off from the Notification panel. Drag down from the top
of the screen, then tap the Bluetooth button.
The Bluetooth Settings Menu
The following procedure provides you with a path to the Bluetooth settings menu.
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Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
Connect a Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit
You can listen to music over a Bluetooth stereo headset, or have hands-free conversations
using a compatible Bluetooth headset or car kit. It’s the same procedure to set up stereo audio
and hands-free devices.
To listen to music with your headset or car kit, the headset or car kit must support the A2DP
Bluetooth profile.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.
3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable, so that your phone can find the headset.
Refer to the instructions that came with the headset to find out how to set it to
discoverable mode.
4. Tap Scan. Your phone will start to scan for Bluetooth devices within range.
5. When you see the name of your headset displayed in the Bluetooth devices section, tap
the name. Your phone then automatically tries to pair with the headset.
6. If automatic pairing fails, enter the passcode supplied with your headset.
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The pairing and connection status is displayed below the hands-free headset or car kit name in
the Bluetooth devices section. When the Bluetooth headset or car kit is connected to your
phone,
(Bluetooth connected) displays in the status bar. Depending on the type of headset
or car kit you have connected, you can then start using the headset or car kit to listen to music
or make and receive phone calls.
Note: Due to different specifications and features of other Bluetooth-compatible devices,
display and operations may be different, and functions such as transfer or exchange may not be
possible with all Bluetooth-compatible devices.
Reconnect a Headset or Car Kit
When you have paired a headset with your phone, you should be able to reconnect it
automatically by turning on Bluetooth on your phone and then turning on the headset. However,
sometimes you will need to reconnect manually, for example if you have been using your
headset with another Bluetooth device.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.
3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable.
4. Tap the headset’s name in the Bluetooth devices section.
5. If prompted to enter a passcode, try 0000 or 1234, or consult the headset or car kit
documentation to find the passcode.
6. If you still cannot reconnect to the headset or car kit, follow the instructions in Disconnect
or Unpair From a Bluetooth Device, and then follow the instructions in Connect a
Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit.
Disconnect or Unpair from a Bluetooth Device
Follow these instructions to disconnect or unpair your phone from a Bluetooth device.
Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device
You can disconnect from a Bluetooth device, without removing the pairing relationship between
the devices.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. In the Bluetooth devices section, tap the device name, and then tap OK.
Unpair from a Bluetooth Device
You can make your phone forget its pairing connection with another Bluetooth device. To
connect to the device again, you will need to pair with it again.
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1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. In the Bluetooth devices section, tap
beside the device name, and then tap Unpair.
Send Information Using Bluetooth
You can use Bluetooth to transfer information between your phone and another Bluetoothenabled device such as a phone or notebook computer. The first time you transfer information
between your phone and another device, you need to enter or confirm a security passcode.
After that, your phone and the other device are paired, and you will not need to exchange
passcodes to transfer information in the future.
Send Information From Your Phone to Another Device
You can send the following types of information, depending on the device you are sending to:
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Images and videos
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Calendar events
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Contacts
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Audio files
1. Set the receiving device to discoverable mode. You may also need to set it to “Receive
Beams” or “Receive Files”. Refer to the device’s documentation for instructions on
receiving information over Bluetooth.
2. On the phone, open the application that contains the information or file you want to send.
Follow the steps for the type of item you want to send:

Photo or video (in Camera). After capturing a photo, on the preview screen, tap
> Bluetooth.

Photos and videos (in Gallery). On the Albums tab, tap an album, and then tap
> Bluetooth.
Tip: If your phone remembers Bluetooth as a previous selection within the Camera or Gallery,
you can tap
(to the right of the
icon).

Calendar event: In the Calendar’s Day view, Agenda view, or Week view, tap the
event and then tap
> Send via > Bluetooth.

Music. While playing a song in the Music app, tap
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Voice recording. On the main Voice Recorder screen, touch and hold a recording
and then tap Share via > Bluetooth.
3. If you are prompted to turn on Bluetooth, tap Yes.
4. Tap the name of the receiving device.
5. If prompted, accept the connection on the receiving phone, and enter the same
passcode on both your phone and the other device, or confirm the auto-generated
passcode.
6. On the receiving device, accept the file.
Receive Information Using Bluetooth
Your phone is capable of receiving a wide variety of file types with Bluetooth, including photos,
music tracks, and documents such as PDFs.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.
3. Tap the check box next to your phone's Bluetooth name to make it discoverable.
4. On the sending device, send one or more files to your phone. Refer to the device’s
documentation for instructions on sending information over Bluetooth.
5. If prompted, enter the same passcode on both your phone and the other device, or
confirm the auto-generated passcode. A Bluetooth authorization request is displayed on
your phone.
6. When your phone receives a file transfer request notification, tap Accept.
7. When the file is transferred, a notification displays. To open the file immediately, slide
down the Notification panel, and then tap the relevant notification.
When you open a received file, what happens next depends on the file type:
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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 application.
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For a vCalendar file, select the calendar where you want to save the event, and then tap
Import.
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The vCalendar is added to your Calendar events. (For more information on using the
Calendar, see Calendar.)
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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.
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microSD Card
A microSDTM memory card is an optional accessory (not included) that allows you to store
images, videos, music, documents, and other data on your phone.
Remove a microSD Card
Use the following procedures to remove an optional microSD card from your phone.
1. Remove the battery cover.

Grasp the phone firmly and locate the slot at the top of the phone.

Place your fingernail in the opening and firmly “pop” the cover off the phone (similar
to a soda can).
2. Firmly press the card into the slot and release it. The card should pop partially out of the
slot.
3. Remove the card from the slot.
4. Replace the battery cover.
Important: You can damage a microSD card by improper installation. Please be careful when
inserting, removing, or handling it.
View microSD Card Memory
Use the following procedure to view memory usage information for an optional installed
microSD card (not included).
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Press
and tap
> Settings > More > Storage. (The total and available
memory space will be displayed.) See Device Memory for more information.
Format a microSD Card
Formatting a microSD card permanently removes all files stored on the card. See SD Card for
more information.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More > Storage.
2. Scroll down the screen, tap Format SD card > Format SD card > Delete all.
Note: Formatting erases all the data on an installed microSD card, after which the files
CANNOT be retrieved. To prevent the loss of important data, please check the contents before
you format the card.
Unmount a microSD Card
When you need to remove an optional installed microSD card, you must unmount the card first
to prevent corrupting the data stored on it or damaging the card.
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1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More > Storage.
2. Tap Unmount SD card.
3. Remove the microSD card. See Remove a microSD Card.
Transfer Files Between Your Phone and a Computer
You can use the supplied USB cable to connect your phone directly to your computer and
transfer music, pictures, and other content files. For example, if you have a music album stored
on your computer that you want to listen to on your phone with the music player, Google Play
Music, or Sprint Music Plus, just attach your phone to the computer and copy the files to the
Music folder.
1. Connect your phone to your computer using the supplied USB/charging cable. You may
need to remove the USB cable from the Charging Head.

Insert the smaller end of the cable to the USB Charger/Accessory jack at the bottom
of the phone.

Insert the larger end of the cable into an available USB port on your computer.
2. Your phone will automatically detect the connection. When
appears in the Status bar,
swipe your finger down from the Status bar to open the Notification panel.
3. On the Notification panel, the type of connection is shown:

Connected as a media device: Used for most transfers. You can transfer files in
Windows or from a Mac.

Connected as a camera: Used for transfers of photos using camera software on
your computer.

To change the connection type, tap it in the Notification panel, and then tap the
desired option.
4. On your computer, navigate to the detected phone (such as through the My Computer
menu) and open it.
5. If available, select a drive (Card for an optional installed memory card (not included), or
Phone for internal phone storage).
6. Select a folder (for example, Music for songs and albums) and copy files to it from your
computer.
7. When you are done, disconnect your phone from the computer.
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Update Your Phone
From time to time, updates may become available for your phone. Use System update options
to update your phone’s internal software.
Before Updating Your Firmware
Updating your phone firmware will erase all user data from your phone. You must back up all
critical information before updating your phone firmware.
To back up information to your Google account:
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Accounts > Backup and reset.
2. Tap Back up my data to turn on the feature (checkmark).

Tap Backup account to choose or sign in to a Google account to use for backups.

Tap Automatic restore if you want information saved to the Google account above
to be restored when you reinstall apps, such as after a firmware update, or when
setting up a new device.
To back up your Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync information:
1. Press
and tap
> Settings.
2. Tap Accounts, and then tap your Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account.
3. Tap Sync all.
To preserve data on an optional installed memory card:
As an added precaution, to preserve any data on an optional installed microSD card, please
remove it from your phone prior to starting the update process.
Update your Phone
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap System Update to use these options:

Update PRL: Download and the latest Preferred Roaming List (PRL), used by your
phone to access the network.

Update Profile: Update the user profile related to your wireless service account. If
you choose to change your user name online, use this option to update the user
name on your phone.

Update Samsung Software: Upgrade to the latest software available for your
device.
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
Update Firmware: Update your phone’s firmware. Follow the prompts to download
and install the update.

UICC Unlock: Unlock your device’s Universal Integrated Circuit Card.
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Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service
With your phone and global roaming service from Sprint WorldwideSM Wireless Service, you can
make phone calls and use wireless data services around the globe on compatible CDMA and
GSM/UMTS networks. For a country-specific travel guide, select your device and destination
from sprint.com/traveltips.
Activate Sprint Worldwide Service on Your Account
Before using your phone in global roaming mode, you must activate Sprint Worldwide service.
To activate Sprint Worldwide service:
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Chat with or email an international support rep by visiting sprint.com/swwsupport.
– or –
Call Sprint Worldwide Customer support at 1-888-226-7212.
Your SIM Card
Your phone comes with a preinstalled SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card to support roaming
on compatible GSM networks.
Note: Your SIM card should be preinstalled. If you need to reinstall your SIM card, follow the
instructions below.
Note: The SIM included contains information specific to your phone and should be retained with
the phone for use on GSM networks.
1. Using the slot provided, gently lift the cover off the phone. Remove the battery.
2. Hold the SIM card so that the metal contacts on the SIM card face down and the cut off
corner points to the bottom-right corner of your phone.
3. Slide the SIM card into the SIM card slot until it stops.
4. Replace the battery and battery cover.
Enable Global Roaming Mode
Your phone is designed to enter global roaming mode automatically when you activate your
Sprint Worldwide service, meaning that it should automatically connect to an appropriate
CDMA/LTE network or GSM/UMTS network when you travel. You may set global roaming
options through the settings menu. You may also need to set your network mode options
through the settings menu.
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To set your roaming options manually:
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > More networks > Mobile
networks > Network mode.
2. Select a category and settings for each category.

Roaming network: Select Automatic for international use. Home only restricts use
to the Nationwide Sprint Network only.

Roaming settings: Under Domestic CDMA and International CDMA, select the
Voice and Data check marks. Under GSM, select the Data check mark.

Roaming guard: Select your roaming guard preferences for Domestic CDMA,
International CDMA, and GSM.
To set your network mode options manually:
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Press
mode.
and tap
> Settings > Connections > More networks > Network

To allow connections to CDMA or LTE networks only, touch CDMA or LTE/CDMA.

To allow connections to GSM or UMTS networks only, touch GSM/UMTS.

To allow connections to available CDMA/LTE or GSM/UMTS networks, touch
Automatic. This is the recommended setting for international use.
Make and Receive Worldwide Calls
When travelling on international networks, you can place and answer calls as you would on the
Sprint network (see Make Phone Calls and Receive Phone Calls), although some additional
instructions may be required to place a call. Some features and services are not available in all
countries. For more information on services that are available while roaming, visit
sprint.com/sww.
Make Calls Using Plus (+) Code Dialing
Placing calls from one country to another country is simple with the Plus (+) Code Dialing
feature. When placing international calls, you can use Plus Code Dialing to enter the
appropriate international access code for your location (for example, 011 for international calls
placed from the United States).
Note: Plus Code Dialing is only available when roaming internationally on GSM networks and
on certain CDMA networks in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.
Note: International access codes and dialing information are available online at sprint.com/sww.
To use Plus Code Dialing to place an international call:
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1. Press
and tap
Phone > Keypad to display the phone screen.
2. Dial the appropriate sequence for your location:

If you are on the GSM network, touch
to insert a “+” on the dialer screen.
(The “+” symbol automatically inserts the international access code for the country
from which you are calling.)

If you are on the CDMA network outside Canada or the Caribbean, enter the
international access code for the country from which you are calling.
3. Touch
to insert the US country code, and then enter the area code and number.
3. Touch
to place the call.
Sprint International Voicemail Service
Your Sprint voicemail will follow you as you travel. All of your unanswered calls will be
forwarded to your Sprint voicemail. You will need to be sure your voicemail box is already set up
and that you know your voicemail password.
Note: Sprint voicemail may not be available on all networks; check sprint.com/sww for service
information.
Set Up Your Voicemail Access Number for International Use
To simplify accessing your Sprint Voicemail while travelling, you can set up your voicemail
access number as a Contacts entry. Save the voicemail access number with the international
dialing code, to make it faster and easier to access your messages while roaming
internationally.
1. Press
2. Touch
and tap
Contact.
to add a contact.
3. If you have accounts set up on your phone, tap a storage account.
4. Enter a name for the new contact, for example, “Voicemail”.
5. Touch
(+1), your area code, and your wireless phone number.
6. Touch Save.
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Access Your Voicemail Internationally
You will need to call your voicemail number to access your voicemail while roaming
internationally.
New Message Indicators
Your voicemail message indicators may be displayed differently when roaming internationally.
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A “Message Waiting” indicator icon or a text message is displayed when a voicemail
message is received.
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You may see “Missed Call” on your screen prior to receiving a message notification.
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You must call voicemail in order to retrieve messages. Follow the instructions on the
previous page to store your voicemail number for easy access.
Retrieve Voicemail Messages
The voicemail retrieval process while travelling is the same as on the Sprint Network; however,
you will be required to enter your voicemail password.
To retrieve your voicemail messages:
1. Press
and tap
Phone > Contacts tab, touch the voicemail entry and then
touch the number to call it.
2. When your voicemail answers, touch
access your voicemail.
, enter the password, and touch
to
International Voicemail Troubleshooting
There are a few tips to keep in mind when using Sprint voicemail while traveling.
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Some carriers may not support voicemail indicators. It may be necessary to call your
voicemail to see if you have any new messages.
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If you hear the message “Please enter the number of the subscriber you wish to call,”
enter your 10-digit wireless phone number.
International Data Roaming
Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service can also keep you connected via email and Web browsing
when travelling in countries in which Sprint offers data service. Data services are available on
both CDMA and GSM/UMTS networks. Check sprint.com/sww to determine the services
available where you are travelling.
Note: Prior to using your Sprint Worldwide GSM/UMTS Data Services, you must establish and
utilize your CDMA data services domestically on the Sprint Network.
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Get Started With Sprint Worldwide Data Services
To use Sprint Worldwide Data Services, you will need to have these services activated on your
account.
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To activate, call Sprint Worldwide Customer Support at 1-888-226-7212.
Representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.
Access Email and Data Services Internationally on GSM/UMTS
Networks
To access your email and browse the Web when travelling, you may need to manually select
the carrier that provides Sprint service in your location. You can find a list of carriers for each
country where GSM data service is offered at sprint.com/sww. Then, follow the instructions
below to select the appropriate carrier network on your phone.
To select a GSM data service carrier for a specific country:
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > More networks > Roaming.
2. Tap Roaming network, and then change the Roaming network option to Automatic.
3. Tap Roaming settings, and then tap Data under GSM networks to allow access to data
services while roaming.
Note: Depending on the networks available you may need to choose a specific network under
Roaming network.
Access Email and Data Services on Internationally on CDMA
Networks
If data service is available on a CDMA network, then you only need to set the phone to CDMA,
you will not need to select the specific carrier. Selecting a specific carrier is only necessary for
providers on the GSM network. If your phone has automatically selected a GSM network while
traveling, then you will need to set the phone to CDMA to access CDMA data services. (See
Enable Global Roaming Mode.) Visit sprint.com/sww for a list of services available in each
country.
International Roaming Status Messages
You may receive status messages under certain conditions. Before contacting Sprint Worldwide
Customer Support, note the message, numeric code, and the conditions under which it
appeared. The following table lists and describes the status messages.
Status Messages
Number Not in Service
User Not Available
Message Description
The number that you entered is not valid.
The phone that you called is either busy, out-of-range, or
turned off. Please try again later.
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Status Messages
User Not Authorized
Please Try Later
Service Restricted
Service Not Available
Emergency Calls Only
System Busy. Try Later
Service Conflict
Please Try Again
Self Check Error
Self Check Fail
Wrong PIN
PIN Blocked. Call Your
Provider
Insert SIM
Check SIM Card
Message Description
The phone that you called is either busy, out-of-range, or
turned off. Please try again later.
This service is temporarily not available. Please try again later.
Service may not be activated properly. Please contact Sprint
Customer Service to report the issue for resolution.
This feature is not available on the current network.
Either the service is not activated properly or the current
network is available for emergency calling only. Adjust your
network settings to check for other available networks. If
service is still not available after adjusting the settings, contact
Sprint Customer Service to report the issue for resolution.
The system is experiencing heavy traffic. Please try again later.
This service cannot be enabled because an incompatible
service has already been turned on.
An error occurred. Note the error code and try again.
A fault was detected with your phone. If this error recurs, note
the error and contact Sprint Customer Service.
An operational fault was detected with your phone. Note the
numeric code, turn your phone off, and contact Sprint
Customer Service.
You have entered an incorrect SIM PIN number. You have only
three attempts to enter your PIN. After a third unsuccessful
attempt, your phone will be locked and you will have to call
Sprint Customer Service to have it unlocked. Sprint sets the
default to PIN off; if you elect to enable the PIN then you will
need to contact Sprint for the default PIN and PUK.
An incorrect SIM PIN was entered three consecutive times.
You will be unable to send or receive calls on your phone.
Contact Sprint Customer Service to obtain the PIN Unblocked
Key (PUK) code. Sprint sets the default to PIN off; if you elect
to enable the PIN then you will need to contact Sprint for the
default PIN and PUK.
Your SIM Card is not being detected. Please check to ensure
that you have inserted the SIM Card.
Please check your SIM card to make sure it is properly
inserted.
Contact Sprint for Assistance with International
Service
If you experience any issues with voice or data services while outside of the United States,
Sprint offers customer support 24 hours a day. In the event that you do experience an issue, try
the following actions:
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First try powering your phone off and then back on; this will force your phone to
reregister with the network.
●
Try manually selecting another network. Information for selecting networks can be found
in the phone guide.
If neither of these actions resolves your issue, you will need to contact customer service (see
below). When calling to report an issue, the following information will be beneficial in trying to
resolve your issue as quickly as possible:
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Your wireless phone number.
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The city and country you are travelling in.
●
Any error message that displays on your phone or that you heard when trying to place a
call.
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If the issue is with data, were you able to place voice calls?
●
If the issue is with voice service, were you able to access data?
Please call the numbers below if you need assistance:
While in the United States: Call 1-888-226-7212.
While traveling outside the United States:
●
In GSM mode: touch
●
In CDMA mode: enter the country code and then dial 1-817-698-4199.
and then dial 1-817-698-4199.
There is no charge for this call from your wireless phone.
From a landline phone when outside the United States:
Sprint Worldwide Customer Support can be reached from a landline phone at 1-817-698-4199.
Access or connection fees may apply. The toll free numbers below can also be used to contact
Sprint Worldwide Customer Support in the following countries:
Country
Caribbean (Anguilla, Barbados,
Cayman Islands, and Dominica)
France
Germany
Italy
Mexico
Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom
Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service
From Landline Phone
1-888-226-7212
0800-903200
0800-180-0951
800-787-986
001-877-294-9003
1-800-201-7545
0808-234-6616
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Note: This toll free service is available on ordinary landline phones and some public pay
phones. This service does not cover any hotel access charges.
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Settings
Use Settings to configure your phone to your preferences.
Access Settings
Settings are arranged on tabs by category, to quickly access options.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings.
2. Tap a tab to access settings by category:

Connections: Connect to wireless networks, including 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi,
and to other devices.

My device: Personalize your phone, including sounds and the display,
accessibility, and input.

Accounts: Set up accounts on your phone, like your Google and Samsung
accounts, and your email and social networking accounts. You can also set up
backup options.

More: Set permissions for locations and security, and manage your device.
Wi-Fi Settings
Use Wi-Fi settings to control your phone’s connections to Wi-Fi networks, and for using Wi-Fi
Direct to connect directly to other Wi-Fi Direct devices.
Turn Wi-Fi On or Off
When Wi-Fi is turned On, your device will notify you of available Wi-Fi networks, and you can
connect to the Wi-Fi networks. Turn Wi-Fi Off when not in use, to conserve battery power.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On or Off.
Note: You can also turn Wi-Fi On or Off from the Notification panel. Drag down from the top of
the screen, then tap the Wi-Fi button.
Configure Wi-Fi Settings
Set up and manage wireless access points.
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3. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
4. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On. Wi-Fi must
be On to configure settings.
5. Configure these settings:

Add Wi-Fi network: Connect to a new Wi-Fi network. For more information,
see Wi-Fi.

Scan: Search for available Wi-Fi networks.

Wi-Fi Direct: Connect to other Wi-Fi Direct devices. For more information, see Wi-Fi
Direct.
Other Wi-Fi Settings
Set up and manage wireless access points.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Wi-Fi On. Wi-Fi must be On to
configure settings.
3. Tap

Settings
to configure these settings:
Advanced:
•
Network notification: When enabled, your phone alerts you when a new Wi-Fi
network is available.
•
Passpoint: When turned On, your phone will connect to passpoint-enabled Wi-Fi
networks automatically.
•
Sort by: Choose a sorting order for Wi-Fi networks on the Wi-Fi screen.
•
Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to switch from Wi-Fi to mobile data
for data communications, when the device goes to sleep (when the backlight
goes out). This setting can affect data usage, and the behavior of devices you
connect to your device, such as when using it as a hotspot.
•
Always allow scanning: When enabled, your phone will allow Google location
service and other apps to scan for networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.
•
Auto network switch: When enabled, your phone will automatically switch
between known Wi-Fi networks and mobile networks. Known Wi-Fi networks are
those you have already connected to.
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Wi-Fi timer: When turned On, your phone will automatically connect or
disconnect from a Wi-Fi network, using the Starting time and Ending times you
set.
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Install certificates: If you have certificates stored on an installed optional
memory card (not included), you can use this option to install the certificates.
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MAC address: (Not configurable) View your device’s MAC address, needed for
connecting to some secured networks.
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IP address: (Not configurable) View your device’s IP address.
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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.
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Help: Learn about setting up and using Wi-Fi networks, and other settings.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly via Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network
or hotspot, and without having to set up the connection. For example, your device can use Wi-Fi
Direct to share photos, contacts and other content with other Wi-Fi Direct devices.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On. Wi-Fi must
be On to configure Wi-Fi Direct settings.
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct at the bottom of the screen. Your device automatically scans for
nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices, or you can tap Scan to start scanning.
4. After scanning for devices, select a device, then follow the prompts to complete the
connection.
– or –
Touch Multi connect to create a connection to devices that support multi-connect.
Touch Scan to search for available multi-connect devices, then select the devices and
follow the prompts to complete the connection.
Hotspot Settings
Use the Hotspot feature to share your phone’s data network connection with other devices via
Wi-Fi.
Note: Using the Hotspot feature consumes battery power and uses data services
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Turn Hotspot On or Off
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Hotspot to turn Hotspot On or Off.
Configure Hotspot
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Hotspot > Configure to set these options:

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, set a password. By
default, the password is your mobile telephone number.

Show password: When enabled, the contents of the Password field are visible.

Show advanced options: When enabled, you can access advanced options,
including Broadcast channel, to specify the channel your device uses for Hotspot,
and you can set the maximum number of connections to your Hotspot.
Allowed Devices
Control whether devices can connect to your Mobile Hotspot with the Allowed devices list. After
you add devices to the list, they can scan for your phone and connect using your phone’s
Hotspot name and password.
Note: Using the Hotspot feature consumes battery power and uses data services
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Hotspot > Allowed Devices.
3. Tap
, and then enter the other device’s Device name and MAC address. Consult
the other device’s settings to find its MAC address.
4. Tap OK to add the device to the Allowed devices list.
Bluetooth Settings
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology for exchanging information over
a distance of about 30 feet. You don’t need to line up the devices to send information with
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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
devices. Many of the apps on your device provide options for sharing via Bluetooth under
Menu.
Turn Bluetooth On or Off
When Bluetooth is On, you can scan and find other Bluetooth devices to share information
between the devices. Turn Bluetooth Off when not in use to conserve battery power.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth On or Off.
Note: You can also turn Bluetooth On or Off from the Notification panel. Drag down from the
top of the screen, then tap the Bluetooth button.
Configure Bluetooth Settings
Pair with other Bluetooth devices, manage your Bluetooth connections, and control your
device’s visibility to other devices.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Bluetooth On. Bluetooth must
be On to configure settings.
3. From the Bluetooth screen, configure these settings:

Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Bluetooth On or Off.

Tap your device’s name to enable or disable visibility to other Bluetooth devices.
When your device is visible, other devices can find your devices during a scan. Your
device remains visible for the period of time set in the Visibility timeout setting.

Tap a paired device to connect to it, or touch
settings.

Tap Scan to search for visible Bluetooth devices. After searching, tap a device to
pair with it.
4. Tap
beside a device to change its
for more settings:

Visibility timeout: Set the length of time your device is visible to other devices when
you turn on visibility.

Received files: View files transferred to your device via Bluetooth.
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
Help: Learn about Bluetooth, and other settings.
Data Usage Settings
Monitor data usage, and control your device’s connection to mobile data service.
Note: Data is measured by your phone. Your service provider may account for data usage
differently.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Data usage to configure options:

Mobile data: Enable or disable Mobile data. You can also control Mobile Data at the
Notification panel.

Limit mobile data usage: When enabled, your mobile data connection will be
disabled when the specified limit is reached. After enabling the setting, drag the red
limit line on the graph below to set the data usage limit.

Alert me about data usage: When enabled, your device will alert you when mobile
data usage reaches the warning limit you set. After enabling the setting, drag the
orange warning line on the graph below to set the data usage warning limit.

Data usage cycle: Tap the menu, and then choose a time period for data usage.
Data usage for the period displays on the graph, along with usage by application
below.
3. Tap
to set other options:

Data roaming: When enabled, your device can connect to mobile data service when
outside your home network area. Using data while roaming may incur additional
costs; contact your service provider for more information.

Restrict background data: Your device is capable of connecting to the network in
the background, for synchronization or other services. When enabled, background
connections will not occur.

Auto sync data: When enabled, your device will synchronize with accounts
automatically, at any time.

Show Wi-Fi usage: When turned On, a separate tab displays data usage while
connected to Wi-Fi.

Mobile hotspots: Select Wi-Fi networks that are mobile hotspots. You can restrict
apps from using these networks, and you can configure apps to warn you before
using these networks for large downloads.
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More Networks Settings
More networks settings provide additional options for configuring connections between your
phone and the work, or to other devices.
Airplane Mode
Enabling Airplane mode turns off calling, messaging, and data network features. It also turns off
other connectivity features, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
While in airplane mode, you can use other features of your device, such as playing music,
watching videos, or other applications.
To use Wi-Fi and Bluetooth when Airplane mode is enabled, turn them on in Settings, or on the
Notification panel.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks, and then tap the check box next to Airplane mode to enable or
disable the option.
Note: You can also control Airplane mode from the Device options menu. Press and hold the
Power/Lock Key, then tap Airplane mode.
Mobile Networks
Set options for network selection and data service.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > Mobile networks.
3. Configure options:

Mobile data: When enabled, your device connects to the mobile data network.

Network mode: Choose a preferred network mode.

Access Point Names: Configure access points.

Network operators: Configure network operators.
Tethering
Use Tethering to share your device’s internet connection with a computer that connects to your
device via USB cable, or by Bluetooth.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > Tethering.
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3. Choose a tethering method:

USB tethering: Connect the computer to the device via USB cable, then touch USB
tethering to turn tethering On or Off.

Bluetooth tethering: Pair your device with the computer via Bluetooth. Consult the
computer’s documentation for more information about configuring your computer to
pair via Bluetooth. Touch Bluetooth Tethering to turn tethering On or Off.
Note: Tap Help for information about using Tethering.
VPN
Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPN).
Note: VPN settings include storage of login credentials on your device. You must configure a
screen unlock pattern, PIN or password before setting up a VPN.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > VPN.
3. Tap
to add a VPN. Depending on the type of VPN, this may include these options:

Name: Enter the name of the VPN.

Type: Choose the type of VPN, from PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA,
IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, or IPSec Hybrid RSA.

Server address: Enter the VPN server address.

PPP Encryption (MPPE): Tap to enable, if applicable for the VPN.

Show advanced options: Tap to set other options, depending on the type of VPN.
3. Tap Save to save the VPN.
Roaming
When you are outside your home network area, your phone can still connect to other networks
that your provider supports via roaming. There may be additional costs for accessing networks
while roaming, so you may want to control your phone’s roaming behavior with Roaming
settings.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > Roaming.
3. Configure options:
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
Roaming network: Select a roaming default, from Home only, to only connect to the
Sprint network, or Automatic, to allow connections to Sprint’s partner networks, if
available.

Roaming settings: Choose options for roaming, including Voice and data for
Domestic CDMA and International CDMA networks, and Data for GSM networks (if
available).

Roaming guard: Choose options for preventing roaming for certain functions.
Enable or disable roaming access for Voice and data for Domestic CDMA, Voice,
Data and Outgoing SMS for International CDMA networks, and Voice, Data and
Outgoing SMS for GSM networks (if available).
NFC Settings
Use NFC (Near Field Communication) to share information between your device and another
NFC device by touching the devices together, typically back-to-back.
NFC is used with S Beam and Android Beam, and must be turned On to use these features.
Note: Tap
> Help for information about using NFC and Android Beam.
Turn NFC On or Off
Use NFC (Near Field Communication) to share information between your device and another
NFC device or NFC tag, by touching the devices together, typically back-to-back.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside NFC to turn NFC On or Off.
Android Beam
With Android beam, you can transmit app content via NFC to other NFC devices that support
Android Beam.
Android Beam uses NFC, so NFC must be turned On before you can turn on Android Beam.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside NFC to turn NFC On. NFC must be on to use Android
Beam.
3. Tap NFC to access Android Beam settings, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside
Android Beam to turn Android Beam On or Off.
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S Beam Settings
Share more and share it faster with S Beam. From photos to documents, large video files to
maps, you can share almost anything instantly with one touch, simply by placing your devices
back-to-back.
S Beam uses your device’s NFC (Near Field Communication) feature to send, or “beam”,
content to other NFC devices.
S Beam works in the background. Use the sharing options from your favorite apps to select
content to share via S Beam. For example, you can beam pictures or videos from Gallery, or
songs from Music player. Just bring the devices together (typically back to back), and then tap
the screen.
Note: Tap
> Help for information about using S Beam.
Turn S Beam On or Off
When S Beam is turned On, you can send or receive data by touching your device to another
NFC-capable device.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside S Beam to turn S Beam On or Off.
Nearby Devices Settings
Share files with devices using DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) standards, over Wi-Fi.
To use Nearby devices, you must connect to the same Wi-Fi network as the devices you wish to
share with, and the other devices must support DLNA.
Note: Use care when enabling file sharing. When enabled, other devices can access data on
your device.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Nearby devices to configure these options:

Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Nearby devices to turn Nearby devices On.

Under Advanced, touch options to control how content is shared from your device:
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Shared contents: Choose the type of content to share, from Videos, Photos, or
Music.
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Allowed devices list: View and manage a list of devices allowed to connect to
your device.
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Not-allowed devices list: View and manage a list of devices restricted from
connecting to your device.
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Download to: Choose a location to save downloaded content, from USB storage
(device memory) or optional installed SD card (not included).
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Upload from other devices: Choose how to handle incoming files from other
devices, from Always accept, Always ask, or Always reject.
Screen Mirroring Settings
With Screen mirroring, you can share your device’s screen with another device, using an
optional AllShare Cast accessory (not included).
Turn Screen Mirroring On or Off
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Screen mirroring, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Screen Mirroring to turn
Screen mirroring On or Off.
Note: Tap
> Help to find instructions for using Screen mirroring to connect to a device.
Lock Screen Settings
Configure settings for locking the screen, to improve security.
Screen Lock
Choose a screen lock, to dim and lock the screen.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen > Screen lock.
3. Choose settings:

Swipe: When enabled, you unlock the device by swiping your finger across the
screen. This is the default screen lock, and offers no security, but you can set special
lock screen options.

Face unlock: When enabled, you unlock the device by looking at the screen. This
option offers low security, because someone who looks similar to you could unlock
your device. Tap the option for more information, and to set up Face unlock.

Face and voice: When enabled, you unlock the device by looking at the screen and
speaking. This option offers low security, because someone who looks and/or
sounds similar to you could unlock your device. Touch the option for more
information, and to set up Face and voice unlock.
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Pattern: When enabled, you draw a pattern, which you create, on the screen to
unlock the device. Touch the option, then follow the prompts to create or change
your screen unlock pattern.

PIN: When enabled, you enter a numeric PIN (Personal Identification Number),
which you create, to unlock the device. With PIN screen lock, you can also set the
With swipe lock and Lock screen options.

Password: When enabled, you enter an alphanumeric password, which you create,
to unlock the device.

None: Disable all custom screen lock settings, to use the default swipe unlock
screen.
Lock Screen Options
When you have a screen lock set, you can set Lock screen options. Available options depend
on the type of screen lock.
Multiple Widgets
When Multiple widgets is enabled, more than one widget can be displayed on the lock screen
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap Multiple widgets to enable or disable the option.
Lock Screen Widgets
You can choose widgets to display on the lock screen, for easy access to features, even when
the screen is locked.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen > Lock screen widgets to configure these options:

Favorite apps or Camera: When enabled, you can swipe the lock screen from right
to left to launch either Favorite apps or Camera. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside
Favorite apps or Camera to turn the option On or Off. When you turn the option On,
select Favorite apps or Camera, to make the widget(s) available from the Lock
screen.

Tap Clock or personal message to choose whether to display a Clock, or a
personal message, on the Lock screen. Depending on the option you choose, you
can then customize:
•
Settings
Clock widget options: When Clock is selected, tap Dual clock to display a dual
clock when roaming, to show the time in your home network area, and the
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current location. You can also set the size of the clock, and set options showing
the date and Owner information.
•
Edit personal information: When Personal message is selected, tap to create a
personal message to display on the lock screen.
Shortcuts
You can choose to have app shortcuts display on the lock screen, and choose the apps to
display. This option is available when the Swipe screen lock is set.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen > Shortcuts to configure options:

Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Shortcuts to turn the option On or Off. The option
must be on to configure apps to display.

Tap default shortcuts to replace them with a new app shortcut you choose.
Make Pattern Visible
When you have a Pattern screen lock set, you can choose whether the pattern is visible briefly
as you draw it on the lock screen. This option is available when the Pattern screen lock is set.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap the check box beside Make pattern visible to turn the
option On or Off.
Lock Automatically
When you have a screen lock set, you can choose a time period for automatically locking the
screen after the screen turns off, or choose to have the screen lock immediately when the
screen turns off.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap Lock automatically to choose a time lock setting.
Lock Instantly With Power Key
When enabled, pressing the Power Key locks the screen immediately.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap the check box beside Lock instantly with power key to
turn the option On or Off.
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Unlock Effect
When enabled, swiping your finger across the lock screen displays an effect.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap Unlock effect to choose Ripple effect, Light effect, or
None.
Help Text
When enabled, helpful tips display on the lock screen.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap Help text to turn the option on or off.
Wake Up In Lock Screen
When enabled, you can press the
Home Key, and then speak a wake-up command to
unlock the screen. This option is available when the Swipe screen lock is set.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then configure these options:

Wake up in lock screen: Tap to enable or disable the option.

Set wake-up command: When Wake up in lock screen is enabled, set options for
wake-up commands.
Display Settings
Configure settings for your phone’s display.
Wallpaper
Customize the background of the Home and Lock screens.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display > Wallpaper.
3. Tap a screen to customize, from Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock
screens.
4. Choose a source for wallpaper:

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Gallery: Select a picture from Gallery. Follow the prompts to crop the picture and
save it as wallpaper.
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
Live wallpapers: Select a moving scene for the background (Home screen only).

Travel wallpaper: Choose options to display images TripAdvisor, if you are logged
in to your TripAdvisor account on your phone. (Lock screen only).

Wallpapers: Choose an image from the Wallpapers gallery.
Notification Panel
Configure options for the Notification panel, available when you swipe your finger down from
Status bar at the top of the screen.
At the top of the Notification panel, you can control settings with the Quick setting buttons.
Choose quick setting buttons in Notification panel settings.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display > Notification panel.
3. Configure settings:

Brightness adjustment: Tap the check box to display a slider for adjusting the
screen brightness on the notification panel.

Set the quick setting buttons: Quick setting buttons display at the top of the
Notification panel, to allow you to set favorite options quickly.
•
Tap buttons to add or hide the button from the Notification panel.
•
Touch and hold a button, then drag it into a new position in the list.
Multi Window
Multi window allows you to use two apps on the same screen, in separate, resizable windows.
You can enable Multi window in Settings, and then control whether it displays on the screen by
touching and holding on the
Back Key.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the check box beside Multi window to enable or disable the
option.
Screen Mode
Choose a screen mode to match your type of viewing.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Screen mode to configure these options:
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
Adapt display: Tap the check box to enable or disable automatic optimization of the
screen to match the type of image being displayed and other criteria, such as battery
level.

When Adapt display is disabled, select a specific screen mode to match the content
you display.
3. Deselect Adapt display, then tap one of the following: Dynamic, Standard,
Professional photo, or Movie.
Reading Mode
For applications you select, your phone can adjust screen settings to optimize the screen for
reading.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Reading mode to select options:

Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Reading mode to turn Reading mode On or Off.
Reading mode must be turned On to configure options.

Tap
to mark apps to select them for Reading mode, and then tap Done to save
your selections.
Brightness
Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings, or to your personal preference.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display > Brightness to configure options:

Tap the checkmark next to Automatic brightness to allow the phone to adjust
brightness automatically.

To set a custom brightness level, clear the Automatic brightness checkmark and then
touch and drag the Brightness level.
3. Tap OK to save the settings.
Auto Rotate Screen
When Auto rotate screen is enabled, the screen automatically updates when you rotate the
phone. See Rotate for more information.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Auto rotate screen to enable or disable the setting.
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Screen Timeout
Screen timeout lets you select how long the display screen remains lit after you press any key.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Screen timeout to choose a time period.
Daydream
The Daydream setting controls what the screen displays when the phone is docked, or while
charging. You can choose to display a Colors screen, or display photos stored on your phone.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Daydream to turn the option On
or Off. When On, you can configure these options:

Colors: Tap the selector to enable or disable display of a colorful screen.

Flipboard: Display pictures from Flipboard. After enabling the option, tap
choose pictures to display.

Photo Frame: Display pictures in a photo frame. After enabling the option, tap
to choose pictures to display.

Photo Table: Display of pictures in a photo table. After enabling the option, tap
to choose pictures to display.

Tap Start now to switch to daydream.

Tap Select dream time to choose when daydream displays.
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Font Style
You can set the font for all text that displays on the screen.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Font style to choose a font. Follow the prompts to set it as
the default.
Tip: To find new fonts, tap Get fonts online to access new fonts in the Google Play Store app.
Font Size
This option allows you to select which size of font is displayed.
1. Press
Settings
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
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2. Tap Display, and then tap Font size to select a size.
Touch Key Light Duration
This feature allows you to set the length of time the
remain lit after you touch them.
1. Press
and tap
Home Key and
Back Key
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Touch key light duration to choose a duration period.
Show Battery Percentage
The battery charge level displays as an icon in the notification panel by default. This feature
allows you to display the battery icon plus the percentage of remaining charge.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the check box beside Show battery percentage to enable or
disable the option.
Edit After Screen Capture
When Edit after screen capture is enabled, screen captures you take are automatically opened
for editing.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the check box beside Edit after screen capture to enable or
disable the option.
Auto Adjust Screen Tone
When Auto adjust screen tone is enabled, your device automatically analyzes the screen and
adjusts the brightness to conserve battery power.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the check box beside Auto adjust screen tone to enable or
disable the option.
Increase Touch Sensitivity
When Increase touch sensitivity is enabled, your device automatically adjusts the screen’s
sensitivity to touches, depending on the type of material displayed on the screen.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the check box beside Increase touch sensitivity to enable
or disable the option.
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LED Indicator Settings
The LED indicator on the front of the device displays when the device is locked, to notify you of
status changes and events. Use LED indicator settings to configure how the LED functions.
Note: The LED indicator only displays when the screen is locked.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap LED indicator, and then tap the check box beside options to enable or disable the
option:

Charging: When enabled, the LED glows red during charging, and green when the
battery is fully charged.

Low battery: When enabled, the LED blinks red to indicate low battery charge.

Notifications: When enabled, the LED blinks blue to show that you have missed
calls, new messages, or application events.

Voice recording: When enabled, the LED blinks blue when recording with the
screen turned off.
Sound Settings
Configure the sounds and vibrations your phone plays, for incoming calls, notifications, screen
touches, connections, and other options.
Volume
Set the system volume level, and set default volume for call ringtones, notifications, and media
playback.
Note: You can also set System volume from the Home screen by pressing the Volume Key.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Volume to set volume levels. Drag the sliders to set the
default volume for:

Music, video, games, and other media

Ringtone

Notifications

System
3. Tap OK to save the settings.
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Vibration Intensity
Set the level for vibration to accompany ringtones and notifications.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Vibration intensity to set vibrations. Drag the sliders to set
the vibration intensity for:

Incoming call

Notification

Haptic feedback
3. Tap OK to save the settings.
Ringtones
Choose a ringtone for incoming calls.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Ringtones to choose a ringtone:

Tap a ringtone to select it. As you tap a ringtone, a sample plays.

Tap Add to choose a music track from Google Music, a sound file from Dropbox, or
use Sound picker to choose a song from Music player.
3. Tap OK to save the setting.
Vibrations
Choose vibrations to play for notifications, such as for incoming calls, new messages, and event
reminders.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Vibrations to choose a notification tone.
3. Tap a vibration to play a sample and select the vibration, or tap Create to create your
own pattern.
4. Tap OK to save the setting.
Default Notification Sound
Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new messages and event reminders.
1. Press
Settings
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
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2. Tap Sound, and then tap Default notification sound to choose a notification tone.
3. Tap a sound to play a sample and select the sound.
4. Tap OK to save the setting.
Vibrate When Ringing
When Vibrate when ringing is enabled, a vibration plays for calls and notifications, along with
the ringtone or sound. You can use the Vibration intensity and Vibrations settings to customize
the vibration.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Vibrate when ringing to enable or
disable the option.
Dialing Keypad Tone
When Dialing keypad tone is enabled, tones play when you tap keys on the Phone keypad.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Dialing keypad tone to enable or
disable the option.
Touch Sounds
When Touch sounds is enabled, tones play when you tap or touch the screen to make
selections.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Touch sounds to enable or disable the
option.
Screen Lock Sound
When Screen lock sound is enabled, tones play when you touch the screen to lock or unlock it.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Screen lock sound to enable or disable
the option.
Haptic Feedback
When Haptic feedback is enabled, vibration plays when you tap the Menu and Back keys, and
for certain screen touches.
1. Press
Settings
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
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2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Haptic feedback to enable or disable
the option.
Emergency Tone
You can choose to have a tone play, or have your phone vibrate, periodically during an
emergency call.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Emergency tone to select a tone:

Off: No tone or vibration plays during emergency calls.

Alert: A tone plays during emergency calls.

Vibrate: A vibration plays during emergency calls.
Samsung Keyboard Settings
You can choose whether sounds and vibrations play when you tap keys on the Samsung
Keyboard while entering text.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap an option to enable or disable it:

Key-tap sound: When enabled, a sound plays when you tap keys.

Key-tap vibration: When enabled, a vibration plays when you tap keys.
HDMI Audio Output
Choose the type of sound output when you attach your phone to another device via HDMI
cable.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Audio output to choose whether sound is output as Stereo or
Surround.
Adapt Sound
Find the best sound for you, to use during calls, and for media playback.
Note: This setting uses earphones to ensure the best sound during setup. You must connect
optional earphones (not included) to the phone to configure this setting.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Adapt Sound.
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3. Read the information about My sound and connect optional earphones (not included).
4. Tap Start, and then follow the prompts to set My sound.
Home Screen Mode Settings
Your phone offers two Home screen modes:
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Standard mode provides a conventional layout for apps and widgets on the Home
screen.
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Easy mode provides an easier experience for the first-time smartphone user.
You can choose the Home screen mode at any time.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Home screen mode, and then choose a mode. Touch Apply and then touch OK to
save your selection.
Call Settings
Configure options for calling with your phone.
Call Rejection
Create and manage a list of phone numbers, to have your device automatically reject calls you
receive from those numbers.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Call rejection to configure these options:

Auto reject mode: When All numbers is selected, calls from all numbers are
rejected. When Auto reject numbers is selected, calls from numbers on the Auto
reject list are rejected.

Auto reject list: Enter telephone numbers, to reject calls from the numbers when
Auto reject mode is turned On.
Settings
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Tap
to enter a telephone number, or select a number from a contact. Tap
Match criteria to set options for using the reject number list.
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Tap the check box next to Unavailable to reject calls with numbers that display
“Unavailable” in Caller ID.
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Set Up Call Rejection Messages
Create and manage text messages to send to callers when rejecting incoming calls. Messages
you create here are available from the incoming call screen when you use the Reject with
message option.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Set up call rejection messages to manage messages:

To create new messages, tap Create, then follow the prompts.

To modify an existing message, tap the message, then edit the text.
Answering/Ending Calls
Manage settings for answering and ending calls.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Answering/ending calls to configure these options:

The home key answers calls: When enabled, you can answer incoming calls by
pressing the Home key.

Voice control: When turned On, you can answer calls by speaking commands. Tap
the ON/OFF switch to turn Voice control On, then tap Voice control to configure the
Incoming calls option. When enabled, you can answer or reject calls with the voice
commands “Answer” and “Reject”. When you answer a call with a voice command,
the Speaker will automatically turn on for hands-free calls.

The power key ends calls: When enabled, you can end calls by pressing the Power
key. In this case, pressing the power key during a call will not lock the screen.
Turn Off Screen During Calls
When enabled, the screen automatically turns off during phone calls, and the proximity sensor
on the front of the device is used to turn the screen back on when the device is moved or
brought close to another surface, such as when you move the device to your ear.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Turn off screen during calls to enable or disable the setting.
Call Alerts
Set options for sounds and vibrations to occur during calls.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Call alerts to configure settings:
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
Vibrate on connection to network: When enabled, your phone will vibrate when a
call connects to the network.

Call-end vibration: When enabled, the phone vibrates when the other caller ends
the call.

Call connect tone: When enabled, the phone plays a tone when the other caller
answers a call.

Minute minder: When enabled, a tone plays once per minute during a call.

Call end tone: When enabled, the device plays a tone when the other caller ends
the call.

Alerts on call: When enabled, notifications for alarms and new messages play
during calls. When disabled, these notifications will be muted during a call.
Call Accessories
Configure options for using a headset for calling.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Call accessories to configure settings:

Automatic answering: When enabled, and you have a headset connected to the
Headset Jack, incoming calls are answered automatically after a delay, which you
can set at Automatic answering timer. Tap to enable or disable the setting.

Automatic answering timer: Choose a time period to delay before automatically
answering an incoming call when Automatic answering is enabled and a headset is
connected to the device. Tap to choose 2 seconds, 5 seconds, or 10 seconds.

Outgoing call conditions: When the device is paired with a Bluetooth headset, you
can choose to make calls even when the device is locked. Tap to choose Even
when device locked, or Only when device unlocked.
Ringtones and Keypad Tones
Choose tones and vibrations to play for incoming calls and keypad taps.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Ringtones and keypad tones.
3. Configure settings:

Settings
Tap Ringtones, and then select a ringtone for incoming calls. Tap OK to save your
selection.
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
Tap Vibrations, and then select a vibration pattern to play for incoming calls when
the Vibrate when ringing option is enabled. You can tap Create to create a custom
pattern. Tap OK to save the settings.

Tap Vibrate when ringing to play a vibration for incoming calls. The vibration
pattern is set at the Vibrations setting.

Tap the check box next to Dialing keypad tone to enable or disable tones for
keypad taps.
Personalize Call Sound
Choose options for call audio, in cases where you might need the sound softer or more clear, or
optimized for your right or left ear.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Personalize call sound.
3. Tap a setting, and then configure options if available:

Adapt sound: Tap Start, and then follow the onscreen prompts to find the best
sound for you.

Soft sound: Use softer sounds during calls.

Clear sound: Use clearer sounds during calls.

Off: Use the default call sound settings.
Noise Reduction
When enabled, Noise reduction suppresses background noise from your environment during
calls.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Noise reduction to enable or disable noise reduction.
Increase Volume In Pocket
When enabled, this setting uses the proximity sensor to detect when the device is in a pocket or
other close-fitting location such as a purse or bag, and increases the volume for incoming call
ringtones.
1.
Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap the check box Increase volume in pocket to enable or the
setting.
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US Dialing
When enabled, the US dialing option replaces “+” with the international access code for your
location.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap the check box next to US dialing to enable or disable the setting.
International Dialing
When US dialing is enabled, it uses the International dialing code to replace “+”. US dialing
must be disabled to access the International dialing code.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap the check box next to US dialing to disable the setting. US
dialing must be disabled to access the International dialing setting.
3. Tap International dialing, and then use the keypad to enter the international dialing
code.
4. Tap OK to save the code.
TTY Mode
A TTY (teletypewriter, also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a telecommunications phone
that allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities,
to communicate by telephone.
Your phone is compatible with select TTY phones. Please check with the manufacturer of your
TTY phone to ensure that it supports digital wireless transmission. Your phone and TTY phone
will connect using a special cable that plugs into your phone’s headset jack. If this cable was not
provided with your TTY phone, contact your TTY phone manufacturer to purchase the
connector cable.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap TTY mode to choose a mode, from TTY Off, TTY Full, TTY
HCO, or TTY VCO.
DTMF Tones
Set the length of Dual-tone Multi-frequency (DTMF) tones, which play when you use the keypad
during a call, such as when navigating menus.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap DTMF tones to choose a tone length, from Normal, or Long.
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Voicemail Settings
Set options for Visual Voicemail.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Voicemail settings to configure options for voicemail.
Voice Privacy
When enabled, Voice privacy improves the security of voice calls.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap the check box next to Voice privacy to enable or disable
enhanced privacy mode.
Blocking Mode Settings
When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected features are blocked, and you only
receive the notifications you choose. You can choose to block notifications by feature or contact,
and choose blocking all the time, or during a specific time period.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Blocking mode to enable or disable the setting.
Blocking mode must be enabled to configure options.
3. When Blocking mode is enabled, choose features to block:

Block incoming calls: When enabled, notifications for incoming calls will not
display. Tap the check box next to the option to enable or disable it.

Turn off notifications: When enabled, notifications for new messages will not
display. Tap the check box next to the option to enable or disable it.

Turn off alarm and timer: When enabled, notifications for alarms and timers will not
display. Tap the check box next to the option to enable or disable it.

Turn off LED indicator: When enabled, the LED indicator will not light for
notifications, even when the screen is off. Tap the check box next to the option to
enable or disable it.
4. Set a time period for blocking mode:

Tap the check box next to Always, to block notifications at all times.

To set a specific time period to block notifications each day, disable the Always
option, and then set a starting (From field) time and ending time (To field). Tap the
time fields and then set the time.
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4. Choose an option for blocking by contact:


Tap Allowed contacts, and then choose an option:
•
None: Block all notifications, from any contact.
•
All contacts: Allow notifications from any contact.
•
Favorites: Only allow notifications from contacts marked as favorites.
•
Custom: Allow notifications from contacts you specify. Create a list of allowed
contacts by tapping Add, and then selecting contacts from Contacts.
If you have created a Custom list of allowed contacts, you can tap Allowed contact
list to modify the list of allowed contacts. This option is only available when the
Custom list is enabled.
Hands-free Mode Settings
Configure settings for using your phone without touching it, such as announcing incoming calls
and reading out messages.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Hands-free mode, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Hands-free mode to
turn the feature On or Off.
3. After you turn the feature On, you can configure options:

Incoming call: When enabled, your phone reads out the caller’s information when
you receive a call.

Air call-accept: When enabled, you can wave your hand over the screen to accept
incoming calls.

Message: When enabled, your phone reads out the sender’s information when you
receive a message.

Alarm: When enabled, your phone reads out alarm information when an alarm
sounds.

Schedule: When enabled, your phone reads out event information when a reminder
sounds.
Power Saving Mode Settings
Configure Power saving mode settings to conserve battery power.
1. Press
Settings
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
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2. Tap Power saving mode to configure options:

Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Power saving mode to turn the mode On or Off.
Power saving mode must be turned On to configure settings.

CPU power saving: When enabled, the maximum performance of the device’s CPU
(Central Processing Unit) is disabled to conserve battery power. Tap the check box
beside the option to enable or disable it.

Screen power saving: When enabled, the frame refresh rate and brightness level
are reduced to conserve power. Tap the check box beside the option to enable or
disable it.

Turn off haptic feedback: When enabled, Haptic feedback is disabled to conserve
battery power. Tap the check box beside the option to enable or disable it.
Note: Tap Learn about power saving to view information about these settings.
Accessory Settings
Configure your device’s behavior when it is connected to an optional dock (not included).
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Accessory to configure settings:

Dock sound: When enabled, a sound plays when you insert and remove the device
from the dock.

Audio output mode: When enabled, audio plays through the dock speakers when
the device is docked.

Desk home screen display: When enabled, displays a special screen when the
device is docked.

Automatic unlock: When enabled, flipping a cover open automatically unlocks the
screen, when no screen lock is enabled.

Audio output: Choose a destination for audio output when you connect to devices
via HDMI cable.
Accessibility Settings
Your device offers features to make using the device easier for those with certain physical
disabilities. Use Accessibility settings to configure these features.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Accessibility to configure options:
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
Auto rotate screen: Enable or disable automatic rotation of the screen when you
rotate the phone.

Screen timeout: Set a period of time for the screen to remain lit, after which it will
dim and lock.

Speak passwords: When enabled, the phone to reads aloud password information
as you enter it.

Answering/ending calls: Select options for answering and ending calls.
•
You can choose to answer calls by pressing the
accept call button, or using voice commands.
Home Key, tapping the
•
You can choose to end calls by pressing the Power/Lock Key.

Easy touch mode: When enabled, you can tap the screen to stop or snooze alarms
and notifications for calendar events, and to accept or reject incoming calls.

Show shortcut: When enabled, a shortcut to Accessibility options appears on the
Device options menu. The Device options menu displays when you press and hold
the Power/Lock Key.

Manage accessibility: Choose settings for exporting, updating, and sharing the
accessibility settings as a file.

Services:
•

Settings
TalkBack: Enable or disable the TalkBack feature and configure options.
Vision:
•
Font size: Change the size of the fonts used on the screen. Choose Tiny, Small,
Normal, Large, or Huge.
•
Magnification gestures: Control whether your phone recognizes gestures to
pan, and zoom in or out.
•
Negative colors: Reverse the display of onscreen colors from White text on a
Black background to Black text on a White background.
•
Notification reminder: Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn notification reminders On
or Off. When turned On, your phone plays a beep when you have unread
notifications, after the initial notification.
•
Color adjustment: Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn automatic color adjustment
On or Off, and then tap Color adjustment to configure adjustments. When
enabled, Color adjustment helps adjust the color of the screen if you are color
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blind or have difficulty reading the display because of the screen color. Follow the
prompts to fine-tune screen colors.



•
Accessibility shortcut: Control whether your device recognizes a gesture to
quickly enable accessibility features. When Accessibility shortcut is enabled, you
can press and hold the Power/Lock Key until you hear a sound or feel a
vibration, then touch and hold two fingers on the screen until you hear an audio
confirmation.
•
Text-to-speech options: Configure options for converting text to speech. For
more information, see Text-to-speech Options.
Hearing:
•
Sound Balance: Control the signal sent to the left and right when using
earphones.
•
Mono audio: Enable or disable the compression of stereo audio into a single
mono audio stream for use with a single earphone.
•
Turn off all sounds: When enabled, every sound made by the phone during
taps, selections, notifications, etc. is muted.
•
Hearing aids: When enabled, your phone automatically adjusts to attempt to
improve the sound quality for use with hearing aids.
•
Flash notification: When enabled, your phone blinks the Camera flash for
notifications.
Mobility:
•
Assistant menu: Tap the ON/OFF switch to control the display of a special
menu to improve device accessibility for users with reduced dexterity. After
turning the menu On, tap Assistant menu to choose options. Tap Dominant
hand to choose whether the menu displays on the left or right side of the screen,
and tap Edit to choose features to display on the Assistant menu.
•
Press and hold delay: Choose how long your phone waits during a tap and hold
gesture on the screen, before continuing with the tap and hold action.
Recognition:
•
Settings
Interaction control: Control how your phone interprets motions and screen
touches. When Interaction control is On, you can turn motions and screen
timeout on or off. You can also block areas of the screen from touch interaction.
Auto rotate and hard-key functions (Power/Lock Key, Volume Key, etc.) will be
turned off, and app notifications will only be shown in the notification panel and
status bar.
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Language And Input Settings
Use Language and input settings to choose a default language for your phone’s operations, plus
settings for text entry and other inputs.
Choose a Default Language
Choose the language for operating your phone.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Language to select a language.
Set a Default Input Method
The following procedure allows you to select and set the default method you will use when
accessing the keyboard.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Default to select the default input method.
Google Voice Typing Settings
Google voice typing allows you to speak your entries. When you enable Google voice typing, it’s
available for use when you touch a field to enter text.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap the check box next to Google voice typing to
enable or disable the feature.
3. Tap
beside Google voice typing to configure options:

Choose input languages: Choose language(s) for use with Google voice typing.

Block offensive words: Tap the check box to control whether Google displays
words generally recognized as offensive.

Offline speech recognition: Download and install speech recognition engines, to
allow you to use voice input while not connected to the network, such as during
Airplane mode.
Samsung Keyboard Settings
The Samsung Keyboard is an onscreen QWERTY keyboard, so you can enter text by “typing”
on the keyboard. Samsung keyboard is enabled by default, and you can choose options for
using it.
1. Press
Settings
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
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2. Tap Language and input, and then tap
these options:
next to Samsung keyboard to configure

Input languages: Choose language(s) for use with Samsung keyboard. When you
have more than one language enabled, you can slide your finger on the space bar
while entering text to switch languages.

Predictive text: Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn predictive text On or Off. Predictive
text suggests words matching your text entries, and optionally, complete common
words automatically. Tap Predictive text to configure options:
•
Live word update: When enabled, predictive text automatically updates with
popular new words.
•
Personalized data: When enabled, predictive text uses personal language data
you have entered to make better predictions. Samsung keyboard can collect all
the text you enter, including personal data and credit card numbers, in order to
give better prediction results.
•
Learn from Facebook: When Personalized data is enabled, you can log into
Facebook to allow your device to learn from your Facebook postings.
•
Learn from Gmail: When Personalized data is enabled, you can log into Gmail
to allow your device to learn from your Gmail email.
•
Learn from Twitter: When Personalized data is enabled, you can log into Twitter
to allow your device to learn from your Twitter postings.
•
Learn from Messages: When Personalized data is enabled, you can allow your
device to learn from your text and multimedia messages.
•
Learn from Contacts: When Personalized data is enabled, you can allow your
device to learn from your Contacts entries.
•
Clear remote data: Delete your anonymous information stored on the
personalization server.
•
Clear personal data: Remove all personalized data you have entered.
•
Privacy: Read the privacy policy.

Auto replacement: When turned On, predictive text will complete or replace the
word you are typing with the most probable word when you tap the Space bar or a
punctuation mark.

Auto capitalization: When enabled, predictive text automatically capitalizes words
in your text based on common usage, such as at the beginning of sentences.
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Auto spacing: When enabled, predictive text automatically inserts spaces between
words.

Auto punctuate: When enabled, a period and space are automatically entered to
end a sentence, when you tap the space bar twice.

Keyboard swipe: When enabled, you can enter text by sliding your finger across the
keys on the keyboard.

•
None: When enabled, Samsung Keyboard will not accept text entry by swiping.
•
SwiftKey Flow: When enabled, you can enter text by swiping your finger across
the keyboard.
•
Cursor control: When enabled, you can slide your finger across the keyboard to
move the cursor to begin entering text.
Key-tap feedback: Enable or disable options for sound or vibration feedback to your
onscreen keyboard touches.
•
Sound: When enabled, a sound plays for your key touches.
•
Vibration: When enabled, a vibration plays for your key touches.
•
Character preview: When enabled, the character appears in a bubble as you
tap keys.

Help: Learn about Samsung Keyboard.

Reset settings: Return settings to the defaults.
Swype Settings
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.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap

Settings
next to Swype to configure these options:
Settings: Set Swype options:
•
Vibrate on keypress: When enabled, the device vibrates for your Swype
touches.
•
Sound on keypress: When enabled, the device plays sounds for your Swype
touches.
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
•
Pop-up on keypress: When enabled, the characters display briefly as you tap
keys.
•
Show complete trace: When enabled, Swype displays the trace of each word
until you start the next word.
•
Auto-capitalization: When enabled, Swype automatically capitalizes the first
word of sentences.
•
Auto-spacing: When enabled, Swype automatically inserts spaces between
words as you complete them.
•
Next word prediction: When enabled, Swype predicts the next word based on
the previous word.
•
Show Voice key: When enabled, a Voice input key displays on the Swype
keyboard.
My Words: Choose options for customizing Swype based on your text entries.
•
Backup & Sync: Use Swype Connect to back up your words.
•
Living Language: When enabled, Swype will automatically update with popular
new words.
•
Social integration: Log into your favorite social networking sites to use your
entries there to update Swype,
•
Edit my dictionary: Modify words added to Swype.
•
Clear language data: Delete all the words you’ve added to the Swype dictionary.
•
Contribute usage data: Allow Nuance to collect usage data to provide better
text prediction.
•
Cellular data: When enabled, Swype can use your phone’s connection to the
wireless data network for updates, language downloads, and other Swype
Connect features.

Languages: Choose the current language for Swype, and download new languages
to use with Swype.

Gestures: Learn about shortcuts you can use on the keyboard to quickly accomplish
common tasks.

Help: Learn about using Swype.
Settings
•
How to Swype: Learn about using Swype.
•
Show helpful tips: When enabled, tips display on the screen as you enter text.
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
Version: Tap to see specific version information and Nuance Communications
copyright.
Updates: Check for updates to Swype, and install them if desired.
Voice Search Settings
Use Voice search to performs Google searches by speaking the criteria.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Voice search for these options:

Language: Choose a language for voice searching.

Speech output: Choose options for speech output.

Block offensive words: When enabled, words many people find offensive are not
shown in results of Google voice searches. Offensive words are replaced in results
with a placeholder (####).

Hotword detection: When enabled, you can say “Google” to launch voice search.

Offline speech recognition: Download speech recognition, to enable voice input
while offline.

Personalized recognition: Enable to have your device improve recognition based
on your speech.

Google account dashboard: View and manage your collected data.

Bluetooth headset: Records audio through a Bluetooth headset, when using an
optional Bluetooth headset (not included), paired with your phone.
Text-to-speech Options
Text-to-speech (TTS) provides audible readout of text, for example, the contents of text
messages and the Caller ID for incoming calls.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Text-to-speech options:

Preferred TTS engine: Select Samsung text-to-speech engine, or Google Text-tospeech Engine. Tap

General:
•
Settings
to configure options.
Speech rate: Choose a rate for text readouts.
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Listen to an example: Play an example of speech used for readouts.
Pointer Speed
This feature allows you to adjust the speed of the Mouse/trackpad.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Pointer speed to set the pointer speed. Tap
OK to save your selection.
Motions and Gestures Settings
The Motion settings allow you to set up various Motion activation services.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Motions and gestures to configure features. Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn a
feature On or Off. When a feature is On, tap the feature name to configure options:


Settings
Air gesture: When On, you can control your phone by making specific gestures
above the sensor with your hand.
•
Learn about sensor and icon: View information about the Air gesture sensor
and the icon that displays when air gestures are available.
•
Quick glance: When On, you can reach toward the device with the screen off to
see important information at a glance.
•
Air jump: When On, you can scroll web pages in screen-sized jumps.
•
Air browse: When On, you can move between pictures, pages, or music tracks.
•
Air move: When On, you can move app shortcuts or Calendar events.
•
Air call-accept: When On, you can wave your hand over the screen to answer
incoming calls.
Motion: When On, you can control your device with natural movements, like putting
the device to your ear to call a displayed contact.
•
Direct call: When On, you can lift the device to your ear while viewing a contact
to call the contact.
•
Smart alert: When On, you can lift the phone to receive notifications of missed
calls and notifications that occurred while the device was stationary.
•
Zoom: When On, you can tilt the phone to zoom in or out when viewing pictures
in Gallery.
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•
Browse an image: When On, you can move the phone in a side-to-side motion
to pan from side to side while viewing an image.
•
Mute/pause: When On, you can mute incoming calls and pause playback by
turning the phone screen-side down.
Palm motion: When On, you can control your device by touching the screen with the
palm of your hand.
•
Capture screen: When On, you can save a copy of the current screen to the
clipboard by swiping the side of your hand across the screen.
•
Mute/pause: When On, you can mute incoming calls and pause playback by
covering the screen with your hand.
Smart Screen Settings
Use Smart screen options to have your phone automatically adjust screen timeout, rotation
when it detects you are looking at the screen, and control scrolling and playback based whether
you are facing the screen.
Smart screen options use the front camera to detect when you are facing the screen. Some
factors that may affect the ability of the front camera to detect your face are:
●
When the phone is not docked or held upright, for example when placed on a table.
●
When the front camera cannot detect your face and eyes.
●
When the front camera is being used for the current application.
●
When the source of light is behind you, or when using the phone in the dark.
Smart Stay
When Smart stay is enabled, the screen will not time out as long as you are looking at it.
When enabled, the Smart stay icon
1. Press
and tap
displays in the Status bar.
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Smart screen, and then tap the check box beside Smart stay to enable or disable
the option.
Smart Rotation
When Smart rotation is enabled, the screen automatically updates to match the angle at which
you are viewing.
1. Press
Settings
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
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2. Tap Smart screen, and then tap the check box beside Smart rotation to enable or
disable the option.
Smart Pause
When Smart pause is enabled, the phone will automatically pause video playback when you
look away from the screen.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Smart screen, and then tap the check box beside Smart pause to enable or
disable the option.
Smart Scroll
When Smart scroll is enabled, the phone will scroll the screen display according to the tilt of the
phone and your face.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Smart screen, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Smart scroll to turn the
feature On or Off.
3. After you turn the feature On, tap Smart scroll to configure these options:

Tilting head: Scrolling follows the tilt of your head. Tilt your head backwards or
forward, while keeping the phone steady.

Tilting device: Scrolling follows the tilt of the phone. Tilt the phone backwards or
forward, while keeping your head steady.

Speed: Drag the slider to set the speed at which pages will scroll.

Visual Feedback display: When enabled, an icon will display when Smart scroll is
in use.
Air View Settings
When Air view is turned On, the phone displays helpful information when you hover your finger
over the screen.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Air view, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Air view to turn the feature On or
Off.
3. After you turn the feature On, tap Air view to select what you see when you hover your
finger over areas of the screen:
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Information preview: When On, hovering over items displays information previews,
extended text, or enlarged images, depending on the type of item.

Progress preview: When On, hovering over a progress bar, such as for video
playback, displays a scene preview or elapsed playback time.

Speed dial preview: When On, hovering over a speed dial displays the name of the
contact assigned to the speed dial.

Webpage magnifier: When On, hovering over a webpage magnifies the content
under your finger.

Sound and haptic feedback: When enabled, the phone plays sound and vibrates
when you hover over air view items.
Voice Control Settings
When Voice control is turned On, you can use voice commands to control your phone.
Note: If you set the alert type for calls or notifications to vibrate, voice command is not available.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My Device.
2. Tap Voice control, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Voice control to turn the
feature On or Off.
3. After you turn the feature On, tap Voice control to set options:

Incoming calls: When enabled, you can answer or reject calls with the voice
commands “Answer” and “Reject”. When you answer a call with the voice command,
the Speaker will automatically be turned on for hands-free talking.

Alarm: When enabled, you can stop or snooze alarms with the voice commands
“Stop” and “Snooze”.

Camera: When enabled, you can take pictures with the voice commands “Smile”,
“Cheese”, “Capture” and “Shoot”.

Music: When enabled, you can control the music player with the voice commands
“Next”, “Previous”, “Pause”, “Play”, “Volume Up”, and “Volume Down”.
Accounts Settings
When you set up accounts on your phone, such as your Google or Samsung accounts, and
your email or social networking accounts, you can synchronize account information between
your phone and the account. Types of information you can synchronize include contacts,
pictures, videos, and other types of files.
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You can also set up options for backing up information from your phone to the cloud, and back
up or reset your device.
Add an Account
Add an account to your phone to share information between your phone and the account.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Accounts.
2. Tap Add account, and then choose a type of account.
3. Follow the prompts to enter your account credentials and complete the account set up.
Backup Options
Set up a backup account on your phone to save information from your phone to the account.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Accounts.
2. Tap an option to configure backup features:


Settings
Cloud: Configure options for synchronizing and backing up information.
•
Tap Add account to sign in to your Samsung account, or create a new Samsung
account. You can sync contacts, calendar events, memos, and Internet
shortcuts. You can back up Logs, SMS and MMS messages, and current
wallpaper settings.
•
Tap Link Dropbox account to sign in to your Dropbox account, or set up a new
account, to sync pictures, videos and documents.
Backup and reset: Configure options for backing up data from your phone to a
Google account.
•
Back up my data: Tap the check box to turn On automatic backup to a Google
account, and then set up an account for the backups.
•
Backup account: When Back up my data is turned On, set up a Google account
for backups. You can set up a new Google account, or sign in to an existing
account.
•
Automatic restore: When Back up my data is turned On, you can also turn on
Automatic restore to automatically restore settings and other information from the
backup when you reinstall an app.
•
Factory data reset: Erase all your information from the phone, and return the
settings to the factory defaults. All data will be erased, and cannot be recovered.
A factory data reset also erases the key for decrypting files stored on an optional
installed memory card, so files on the card cannot be used after the reset.
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Location Services Settings
Control apps’ access to your location, and configure location sources.
Some apps may require one or more location services be turned On for full app functionality.
GPS signals may be affected by your surroundings, including:
●
Buildings
●
Tunnels or underground structures
●
Weather conditions
●
High-voltage or electromagnetic fields
●
Tinted windows
Note: E911 location service is standard on all mobile phones, to allow sharing of GPS
information with emergency personnel when you make a call to emergency services, such as
911.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Location services to set these options:

Access to my location: Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn location services On or Off.
When On, you are allowing Google’s location service to collect anonymous location
data. Some data may be stored on your device, and collection may occur even when
no apps are running.

Location sources: When Access to my location is turned On, select sources for
location information.
•
Use GPS satellites: When enabled, your phone obtains location information
from GPS satellites.
•
Use wireless networks: When enabled, your phone obtains location information
from Wi-Fi and/or wireless networks.
•
My places: Set up places you visit frequently, to make the locations available for
use with services or apps that require location information. Tap Home, Office, or
Car, and then follow the prompts to configure options for identifying the location.
Tap
to set up a different location.
Security Settings
Configure options for securing information on your phone.
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Encryption
You can encrypt accounts, settings, downloaded apps and their data, media, and other files.
After encryption, you must enter the PIN or password you set each time you turn on your phone.
You can also encrypt information stored on an optional installed memory card (not included).
Encryption may take an hour or more to complete. Start with a charged battery, and keep the
device on the charger until encryption is complete. Interrupting the encryption process may
result in the loss of some or all data.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap an option:

Encrypt device: Tap Set screen lock type to start, and then follow the prompts to
encrypt information.

Encrypt external SD card: Tap Set screen lock type to start, and then follow the
prompts to encrypt information.
Passwords
Use the Make passwords visible setting to briefly display password characters as you enter
them into password fields.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap the check box beside Make passwords visible to enable or
disable the setting.
Device Administration
Some applications, such as Corporate email, may require you allow access to your device by
device administrators in certain circumstances, such as if your device is lost or stolen.
Some features a device administrator might control include:
●
Setting the number of failed password attempts before the device is restored to factory
settings.
●
Automatically locking the device.
●
Restoring factory settings on the device.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap an option:

Settings
Device administrators: Tap to view, add, or remove device administrators.
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
Unknown sources: Tap the check box to enable or disable your phone’s ability to
install apps from sources other than Google Play Store.

Verify apps: Tap the check box to enable or disable a warning before installing apps
that may cause harm.

Change security level: Choose a security level for device administration.
Security Update Service
Choose options for updating your phone’s security policy.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap an option:

Security policy updates: When enabled, your phone will automatically check for
changes to the security policy and download any updates, to improve security and
service.

Via Wi-Fi only: When enabled, your phone will only update the security policy
automatically when it is connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Credential Storage
You can install credentials from an optional installed memory card (not included), and use the
Credential storage settings to allow applications to access the security certificates and other
credentials.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap an option:

Storage type: Select a storage type to store data in key-value pairs, on the device
memory, in a private database, or your own network server.

Trusted credentials: Tap to view credentials you’ve installed.

Install from device storage: Tap to install encrypted certificates from an optional
installed memory card (not included).

Clear credentials: Tap to clear stored credentials and reset the password (only
available when credentials are installed).
Application Manager Settings
You can download and install applications from the Google Play Store or Samsung Apps, or
create applications using the Android SDK and install them on your device. Use Application
manager to manage applications on your device.
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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.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Application manager, and then tap Downloaded, SD Card, Running, or All to
view the status of apps and services. Tap an app or service for more information, and for
app options, such as stopping and uninstalling.
Battery Settings
See what’s using battery power.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Battery to view battery usage for apps and services. Tap an item for more
information, or to configure options for managing power use.
Storage Settings
Manage the use of memory resources in your phone’s Device memory, and on an optional
installed memory card (not included).
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Storage to view information about memory usage, and for other options:

Device memory: View memory usage for the different types of information stored on
your phone’s memory. Tap an item for more information.

SD card: View memory usage for the different types of information stored on an
optional installed memory card (not included).
•
Mount SD card: Prepare an optional installed memory card for use as storage in
the phone. This option is only available if an optional memory card is installed,
and is not already mounted. Usually, your phone mounts a memory card as soon
as you install it.
•
Unmount SD card: Prepare an optional installed memory card for safe removal
or formatting.
•
Format SD card: Permanently remove all content from an optional installed
memory card. After formatting, the content cannot be retrieved.
Date and Time Settings
By default, your device receives date and time information from the wireless network. When you
are outside network coverage, you may want to set date and time information manually using
the Date & time settings.
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1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Date and time to configure settings:

Automatic date and time: When enabled, the device takes date and time updates
from the wireless network.

Set date: Enter the current date (only available when Automatic date and time is
disabled).

Set time: Enter the current time (only available when the Automatic setting is
disabled).

Automatic time zone: When enabled, the device takes the time zone from the
wireless network.

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.

Select date format: Set the format for date displays.
Activate This Device
Connect to the network and activate your device. If your device is already activated, use this
option to view information about your plan and usage.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Activate this device, and then follow the prompts to activate your device on the
network.
System Update Settings
Use System update options to update your phone’s internal software.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap System Update to use these options:

Update PRL: Download and the latest Preferred Roaming List (PRL), used by your
phone to access the network.

Update Profile: Update the user profile related to your wireless service account. If
you choose to change your user name online, use this option to update the user
name on your phone.

Update Samsung Software: Upgrade to the latest software available for your
device.
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
Update Firmware: Update your phone’s firmware. Follow the prompts to download
and install the update.

UICC Unlock: Unlock your device’s Universal Integrated Circuit Card.
About Device Settings
View information about your device, including status, legal information, hardware and software
versions, and a tutorial.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap About device, and then tap items for more details:

Software version: View your phone’s software version.

Hardware version: View the hardware version of your device.

Status: View information about your device’s current status.

Legal information: Display open source licenses, Google legal information, a
privacy alert, and configure license settings, including your DivX® VOD registration.

Device name: View your device’s name, and enter a new name if desired.

Model number: View your device’s model number.

Android version: View the firmware version of your device.

Baseband version: View the baseband version of your device.

Kernel version: View the kernel version of your device.

Build number: View the build number of your device.

SELinux status: View your device’s current status.

Secure boot status: View your device’s secure boot status.
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Index
3-way Calling, 30
4G Services, 77
Accessibility, 154
Settings, 154
Account
Manage, 5
Services, 6
Account Passwords, 5
Accounts, 43
Email, 45
Gmail, 44
Google, 43
Social Network, 58
Activation, 2
Alarm & Timer, 102
Answer a Call, 28
Applications, 61
Back Key, 9
Battery
Install, 1
Bluetooth, 91, 109
Connect to a Car Kit, 109
Receive Information, 112
Send Information, 111
Unpair, 110
Brightness, 141
Browser, 80
Calculator, 103
Call Forwarding, 30
Call Waiting, 30
Caller ID, 29
Camera, 9, 81
Settings, 84
Clock, 102
Contacts, 36
Add, 37
Adding Entries to Your Favorites, 40
Edit, 38
Groups, 40
Make call from, 26
Index
Save a Number, 38
Share, 41
Corporate Email
Creation, 46
Cover release, 9
Data, 80
Data Services, 76
Password, 5
Data Usage, 130
Display Settings, 138
DivX, 61
Drag, 16
Dropbox, 106
Earpiece, 8
Editing Text, 25
Email, 45
Compose, 47
Corporate Accounts, 46
Email Message
Make call from, 27
Emergency Numbers, 27
Enhanced 911 (E911), 28
Enter Text, 22
Entertainment, 81
Extended Home Screen, 21
Favorites, 40
Files
Transfer between phone and computer,
114
Flash, 9, 175
Flick, 16
Front camera, 9
Gestures, 14
Global Roaming Mode, 117
Gmail, 44
Google
Sign in, 43
Voice Typing, 22
Google Checkout, 63
Google Maps, 64
172
Google Play Movies, 68
Google Play Music, 65
Google Play Store, 62
Install an App, 62
Google Voice Typing, 157
Configuring, 23
Using, 23
Google+, 59, 91
Group
Creating a New Group, 40
Headset Jack, 9
Home Key, 9
Home Screen, 18
Extended, 21
Shortcuts, 19
Widgets, 20
In-call Options, 31
Incoming Call
Answer, 28
Reject, 28
Infrared transmitter, 9
International Data Roaming, 120
Keyboard, 157, 159
Samsung, 157, 159
Language and Input, 157
Light sensor, 8
Maps
Google, 64
Menu Key, 9
Messaging, 43, 52
Options, 56
Microphones, 9
MMS Messaging, 52
Motion
Settings, 162
Music, 65
Google Play Music, 65
Player, 65
Sprint Music Plus, 65
My Files, 105
Navigation, 64
Scout, 64
Notification Icons, 22
Phone, 26
Index
Layout, 8
Navigation, 14
Phone calls
Using contacts, 26
Phone Calls
Emergency numbers, 27
From email messages, 27
From text messages, 27
Make calls, 26
Receive, 28
Using phone keypad, 26
Using recent calls, 26
Picasa, 92
Pinch, 18
Play Store, 62
Plus (+) Code Dialing, 118
Power Key, 9
Power On, 10
Proximity sensor, 8
Recent Calls
Clear, 35
Make call from, 26
View, 35
Reject Incoming Call, 28
Rotate, 17
S Memo, 103
Creating, 104
S Voice, 107
Samsung Keyboard, 157, 159
Scout, 64
SD Card, 113
Remove, 113
Settings, 125
Accessibility, 154
Data Usage, 130
Display, 138
Language and Input, 157
Motion, 162
Wi-Fi, 125
Setup Application, 3
SIM Card, 117
Slide, 15
SMS
Messaging, 52
173
Social Network Accounts, 58
Speaker, 9
Speed Dialing, 32
Spread, 18
Sprint 411, 6
Sprint Operator Services, 6
Sprint TV & Movies, 71
Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service, 117
Status Icons, 21
Swipe, 15
Text Editing, 25
Text Entry, 22
Text Input
Methods, 22
Text Messaging, 52
Make call from, 27
Text-to-Speech, 161
Tools, 98
Touch, 14
Touch and Hold, 15
Touchscreen
Turn off, 10
Turn on, 10
Turn Device On, 10
Index
Typing, 22
Update
Firmware, 115
USB Charger/Accessory port, 9
Videos
Record, 82
Sharing, 89
Voice Recorder, 108
Voice Services, 107
Voice Typing, 22
Configuring, 23
Using, 23
Voicemail, 33
International, 119
Notification, 34
Password, 5
Setup, 4
VPN, 78, 132
Web, 75
Wi-Fi, 75
Settings, 125
YouTube, 58, 92, 93
Zoom, 18
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