Samsung Galaxy light User guide

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Table of Contents
Google Applications .....................................................42
Verizon Applications .....................................................45
Other Applications ........................................................47
Calculator........................................................................49
Calendar..........................................................................50
Camera and Video ........................................................52
Clock ................................................................................56
Contacts ..........................................................................58
Email ................................................................................64
Emergency Alerts ..........................................................66
Gallery .............................................................................67
Memo ...............................................................................70
Message+........................................................................71
Messages ........................................................................74
Music Player ...................................................................78
My Files ...........................................................................80
Video Player ...................................................................82
Voice Recorder .............................................................84
Getting Started ........................................................... 1
Front View .........................................................................2
Back View .........................................................................4
Assemble Your Device ...................................................6
Set Up Your Device.......................................................12
Secure Your Device ......................................................13
Set Up Accounts on Your Device .............................14
Know Your Device .................................................. 15
Home Screen .................................................................16
Status Bar .......................................................................22
Navigation, Motions, and Gestures ..........................24
Notification Panel ..........................................................26
Entering Text .................................................................28
Calling ............................................................................ 31
Making and Answering Calls ......................................32
Applications................................................................ 38
Apps Screen...................................................................39
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Settings ......................................................................... 85
Default Applications ................................................... 126
Application Setting Shortcuts .................................. 127
Easy Mode ................................................................... 128
Location Services ...................................................... 129
Security ........................................................................ 131
Language and Input Settings................................... 134
Backup and Reset...................................................... 138
Accounts ...................................................................... 140
Date and Time Settings............................................. 142
Accessibility ................................................................ 143
Printing ......................................................................... 145
Help ............................................................................... 146
About Phone ................................................................ 147
System Updates ......................................................... 148
How to Use Settings ....................................................86
Airplane Mode ..............................................................87
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct .................................................88
Bluetooth .........................................................................93
Data Usage .....................................................................97
Advanced Calling ..........................................................98
Default Messaging App ................................................99
Mobile Networks......................................................... 100
Mobile Hotspot............................................................ 101
Tethering ...................................................................... 105
Virtual Private Networks (VPN) ................................ 106
Screen Mirroring ........................................................ 107
Sound Settings ........................................................... 108
Display Settings .......................................................... 111
Wallpaper ..................................................................... 113
Lock Screen ................................................................ 114
Notification Panel Settings ....................................... 116
Storage ......................................................................... 117
Battery .......................................................................... 120
Ultra Power Saving Mode ......................................... 121
Application Manager.................................................. 122
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Getting Started
Learn about your mobile
device hardware, assembly
procedures, and how to get
started using your new device.
Front View
Earpiece
Proximity sensors
Front camera
Status light
Volume key
Power/Lock key
Recent apps
Back
Home key
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Back: Tap to return to the previous screen or to
close a dialog box, menu, or keyboard.
•
Proximity sensors: Detects the presence of objects
near the device.
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Earpiece: Listen to a call.
•
Recent apps: Tap to display recent apps or touch
and hold for home screen options.
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•
Home key: Tap to return to the Home screen.
•
Status light: Displays red when charging or the
battery is low, blue when a notification has arrived
or you are voice recording, and green when fully
charged.
•
Volume key: Press to adjust the volume of your
device’s sounds and audio.
Front camera: Take self-portraits and record
videos of yourself.
Power/Lock key: Press and hold to turn the device
on or off. Press to lock or wake up the screen.
Press and hold to turn the device off or restart it,
or for quick access to Airplane Mode, Emergency
Mode, and to Mute, Vibrate, and Sound modes.
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Back View
Microphone
Headset jack
Back Camera
Flash
Speaker
Microphone
USB Charger/Accessory Port
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Back camera: Take pictures and record videos.
•
Headset jack: Connect an optional headset
(not included).
•
Microphone: Records audio and detects voice
commands.
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Flash: Illuminate subjects in low-light environments
when taking a photo or recording video.
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Speaker: Plays music and other sounds.
USB Charger/Accessory port: Connect the
Charger/USB cable (included), and other optional
accessories (not included).
Assemble Your Device
2.
This section helps you to assemble
your device.
Lift the cover up and away from the phone.
Remove the Back Cover
1.
Remove the back cover using the slot near the
top of your phone.
Warning: Do not bend or twist the back cover
excessively. Doing so may damage the cover.
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Install the SIM Card
When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are
provided with a plug-in SIM card. During activation,
your SIM card will be loaded with your subscription
details, such as your PIN, available optional services,
and other features.
Warning: Please be careful when handling the SIM card
to avoid damaging it. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of
small children.
►
Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card
slot.
Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face into
the device and that the angled corner of the card
is positioned as shown.
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Caution: If the card is not inserted correctly, the device
will not detect the SIM card. Re-orient the card and place
it back into the slot if the SIM is not detected.
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Install a Memory Card
Install the Battery
You can install an optional microSD or microSDHC
memory card (not included) to expand available
memory space.
1.
Insert the battery into the opening on the back of
the phone, making sure the connectors align.
2.
Gently press down to secure the battery.
Note: A memory card can be installed at any time; it is
not necessary to install it prior to using the device.
For more information on installing a memory card, see
“Install a Memory Card” on page 118.
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Replace the Back Cover
1.
Place the back cover onto the back of the phone.
2.
Press down on the back cover.
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Press along the edge of the back cover until you
have a secure seal.
Charge the Battery
1.
Insert the USB cable into the port.
Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard
Li-Ion battery. A Wall/USB Charger (charging head
and USB cable) is included with the device for
charging the battery from any standard outlet.
2.
Connect the USB cable to the charging head,
and then plug the charging head into a standard
outlet.
3.
When charging is complete, unplug the charging
head from the outlet and remove the USB cable
from the device.
The battery comes partially charged. A fully
discharged battery requires up to four hours of charge
time. You can use the device while charging.
Caution: Use only Samsung-approved charging devices
and batteries. Samsung accessories are designed to
maximize battery life. Using other accessories may
invalidate your warranty and may cause damage.
Caution: Failure to unplug the wall charger before you
remove the battery, can cause damage to the device.
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When to Charge the Battery
When the battery is weak and only a few minutes of
operation remain, the battery icon ( ) blinks and the
device sounds a warning tone at regular intervals.
You can also choose to display a percentage
value. Viewing a percentage value can
provide a better idea of the remaining charge
on the battery. For more information, see
“Battery” on page 120.
In this condition, your device conserves its remaining
battery power by dimming the screen.
When the battery level becomes too low, the device
automatically turns off.
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For a quick check of your battery level, view the
battery charge indicator located in the Status Bar
of your device’s display. A solid color ( )
indicates a full charge.
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Set Up Your Device
Turn Your Device On or Off
Setup Wizard
The first time you turn your device on, the Setup
Wizard displays. It will guide you through the basics of
setting up your device.
Turn the Device On
►
Press and hold the Power/Lock key until the
device vibrates and starts up.
Follow the prompts to choose a default language,
connect to a Wi-Fi network, set up accounts, choose
location services, learn about your device’s features,
and more.
Turn the Device Off
1.
Press and hold the Power/Lock key until the
device vibrates and the Device options menu
displays.
2.
Tap Power off.
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Secure Your Device
Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your
device.
Unlock the Device
Lock the Device
►
The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe.
By default, the device locks automatically when the
screen times out.
►
To lock the device, press the Power/Lock key.
To unlock your device, press the Power/Lock key
or Home key, and then touch and drag your finger
across the screen.
Set Up a Secure Screen Lock
The default Screen lock is Swipe, which offers no
security. To choose a more secure screen lock, see
“Lock Screen” on page 114.
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Set Up Accounts on Your Device
Google Account
Samsung Account
Your new device uses your Google Account to
fully utilize its Android features, including Gmail,
Google Hangouts, and the Google Play Store.
Create a Samsung account, for access to Samsung
content and apps on your device.
When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing Samsung account, or create a new
Samsung account.
When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing Google Account or create a new
Google Account.
– or –
– or –
To create a new Samsung account or set up your
Samsung account on your device at any time,
use Accounts settings. For more information, see
“Accounts” on page 140.
To create a new Google Account or set up your
Google Account on your device at any time, use
Accounts settings. For more information, see
“Accounts” on page 140.
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►
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Accounts > Add account >
Google.
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Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Accounts > Add account >
Samsung account.
Know Your Device
Learn some of the key
features of your mobile
device, including the screens
and icons, as well as how to
navigate the device and enter
text using the keyboard.
Warning: Please note that a touch screen
responds best to a light touch from the pad
of your finger or a non-metallic stylus. Using
excessive force or a metallic object when
pressing on the touch screen may damage the
tempered glass surface and void the warranty.
Home Screen
Status Icons
Notifications Icons
Status Bar
Widget
Apps Folder
Home Screen Indicator
Apps Screen
App Shortcuts
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Here are some features of the
Home screen.
•
Apps Folder: For your convenience, there are
several applications that are grouped into folders
on the main Home screen.
•
Apps Screen: Allows quick access to all of your
applications.
•
App Shortcuts: Shortcuts to your favorite
applications.
•
Home Screen Indicator: Indicates which
Home screen is presently displayed.
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Notification Icons: Display new messages and
emails, notifications, available software updates,
and so on.
•
Status Bar: Displays device status icons (right) and
notification icons (left).
•
Status Icons: Display information about the device,
such as the network signal strength, battery level,
the time, and so on.
•
Widgets: Self-contained applications that run on a
Home screen (not shortcuts).
The Home screen is the starting
point for using your device.
2.
Customize your Home screen
by adding application shortcuts,
widgets, folders, and using
wallpapers.
Manage Home Screens
Your device comes with multiple Home screens to
hold apps and widgets. You can rearrange the Home
screens in a different order.
1.
From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
– or –
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
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Use these options to manage screens:
•
Add a screen: Scroll to the end of the
screens, and then tap
Add.
•
Remove a screen: Touch and hold on a
screen, and then drag it to
Remove.
•
Set a screen as the main Home screen:
Tap
Main Home screen at the top of a
screen. This screen displays when you press
the Home Key.
•
Change the order of screens: Touch and
hold a screen, and then drag to a new
position.
App Shortcuts
Widgets
You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any
Home screen.
Widgets are self-contained apps that run on a
Home screen. There are all kinds of widgets, including
links to a specific contact, Internet bookmarks, Gmail
and email accounts, and many others.
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold an app shortcut, drag it to a
Home screen, and release it.
Add a Widget to a Home Screen
Remove a Shortcut
1.
Touch and hold a shortcut to release it.
2.
Drag the icon to
1.
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen,
and then tap Widgets.
2.
Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a
Home screen, and then release it.
Remove a Widget
Remove and release it.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the app, it
just removes the shortcut from the Home screen.
1.
From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget to
release it.
2.
Drag the widget to
Remove and release it.
Note: Removing a widget does not delete the widget, it
just removes the widget from the Home screen.
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Folders
Using Folders
Place folders on a Home screen to organize items.
1.
Tap a folder to open it and access the shortcuts
inside.
Add a Folder to a Home Screen
2.
To add shortcuts to a folder, touch and hold the
shortcut, and then drag it onto the folder and
release.
3.
To delete a folder, touch and hold the folder until
it detaches, and then drag it to
Remove and
release.
1.
From a Home screen, touch and hold an app
shortcut.
2.
Drag the shortcut onto
release.
3.
Enter a folder name.
4.
Tap
5.
Tap Done. A folder is created with the shortcut(s)
inside.
Create folder and
Add to place additional apps in the folder.
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Change the Wallpaper
Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with
wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture or choose
from preloaded wallpapers.
1.
From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
– or –
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
2.
Tap Wallpapers, and then choose Home screen,
Lock screen, or Home and lock screen.
3.
Tap a wallpaper to see a sample, and then tap
Set as wallpaper.
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Status Bar
Status Icons
The Status Bar at the top of the
Home screen provides device
information (such as network status,
battery charge, and time) on the
right side and notification alerts on
the left side.
Vibrate mode is enabled.
Mute mode is enabled.
The device is connected to a 4G LTE
wireless network.
Signal strength.
Status Icons
Battery is fully charged.
Wi-Fi is active.
Battery is low.
No wireless network is available.
Battery is charging.
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Notification Icons
Notification Icons
Missed call.
File is being uploaded or sent.
Call in progress.
Location service (GPS) is active.
Call is on hold.
App updates are available from the Google
Play Store.
Call is using speakerphone.
App updates are complete.
New email has arrived.
Keyboard is in use.
New Gmail has arrived.
Connected to a computer using a USB cable.
New voicemail message has been received.
New text or multimedia message has arrived.
Download of a file or app is in progress.
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Navigation, Motions, and Gestures
Touchscreen Navigation
Swipe or Slide
Tap
To swipe, lightly drag your finger vertically or
horizontally across the screen.
•
•
Lightly tap items to select or launch them.
•
Tap the on screen keyboard to enter characters
or text.
•
•
Tap an item to select it.
To drag, touch and hold on an item, and then move it
to a new location.
Touch and Hold
•
•
Activate onscreen items by a touch and hold gesture.
For example:
Touch and hold a widget on a Home screen to
move it.
•
Touch and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of
options.
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Swipe or slide the screen to scroll through the
Home screens or menu options.
Drag
Tap an app icon to launch the application.
•
Swipe or slide the screen to unlock the device.
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Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen.
Drag a widget to place it in a new location on a
Home screen.
Pinch and Spread
Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger or
spread by moving your fingers apart.
•
Pinch the screen to zoom out while viewing a
picture or a web page.
•
Spread the screen to zoom in while taking a
picture.
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Notification Panel
Settings
View additional
Quick settings
Quick
settings
Adjust screen
brightness
Clear all notifications
Tap notification to
launch app or view
detail
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Quick Settings
Notification icons on the Status
Bar display calendar events, device
status, and more. For details, open
the Notification Panel.
In addition to notifications, the Notification Panel also
provides quick access to device functions such as
Wi-Fi, allowing you to quickly turn them on or off.
To view additional Quick settings:
►
View the Notification Panel
1.
Swipe down on the Status Bar to display the
Notification Panel.
2.
Scroll down the list to see notification details.
•
•
3.
– or –
►
Tap
View all.
Notification Panel Settings
Tap an item to open it.
To customize the Notification Panel, see
“Notification Panel Settings” on page 116.
To clear a single notification, drag the
notification left or right. Tap Clear to clear all
notifications.
To close the Notification Panel, swipe upward
from the bottom of the screen or tap
Back.
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Swipe left or right across the visible icons.
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Entering Text
Using the Samsung Keyboard
Special Keys
Type your text input using a QWERTY keyboard.
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Sym
Predictive Text
Tap to insert numbers and symbols.
Tap to switch to letters.
Touch and hold the Options key to:
Use Google Voice Typing.
Access keyboard settings.
Insert emoticons.
Options key
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Predictive Text
Using Google Voice Typing
Predictive text suggest words matching your text
entries, and, optionally, completes common words
automatically. Predictive text can learn your personal
writing style from your contacts, messages, email, and
social networking sites — improving its accuracy of
predicting your text entries.
Instead of typing, speak your text input.
Configure the Samsung Keyboard
To customize the Samsung Keyboard, see
“Samsung Keyboard Settings” on page 135.
To enable Google Voice Typing:
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > Language and input.
•
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Tap the check box next to
Google voice typing to enable this feature.
2.
On the Samsung Keyboard, tap
Google voice typing. You may need to touch and
hold the Options key (left of the Space key) to
find it.
3.
Speak your text.
Configure Google Voice Typing
Enable Swype
To customize Google Voice Typing, see
“Google Voice Typing Settings” on page 136.
To enable the Swype keyboard while entering text:
1.
Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward
to display the Notification Panel.
Using Swype
2.
Touch Choose input method.
Swype is a text input method that makes it possible to
enter a word by sliding your finger or stylus from letter
to letter, lifting your finger between words.
3.
Touch Swype.
Configure Swype
To customize Swype, see
“Swype Settings” on page 135.
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Calling
Make telephone calls using a
variety of calling features and
services.
Making and Answering Calls
Learn how to make or answer a call.
Explore features and functionality
associated with making or answering
a call.
Dial a Recent Number
All incoming, outgoing, and missed calls are recorded
in the Call log. If the number or caller is listed in your
contacts list, the associated name is also displayed.
Make a Call
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
2.
Enter a number and tap
Dial.
2.
Tap the
Recent tab. A list of recent calls is
displayed.
3.
Tap a contact, and then tap
Dial.
End a Call
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
While viewing your contact list, swipe your finger
across a contact to the right to call the contact.
Calling
From a Home screen, tap
►
Quickly Dial a Number from
Your Contact List
Apps >
Phone.
1.
Contacts.
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When you are ready to end your call, tap
End call.
Answer a Call
Multitask While on a Call
When a call is received the phone rings and displays
the caller’s phone number, or name if stored in the
contacts list.
If you exit the call screen and return to a Home
screen, your active call is indicated by an icon on the
Status bar, and a thumbnail on the screen.
On the Main Screen
This lets you continue with your current call and do
something else, such as access the contacts list, view
a recent email, locate a picture, and so on.
•
Touch and drag
answer the call.
•
Touch and drag
Reject in any direction to reject
the call and send it to your voicemail.
Answer in any direction to
To return to the call screen:
►
– or –
Answer a Call While Active
Tap
If you are currently in an application when you receive
a call, it will appear as a pop-up window.
•
Tap
Answer to accept the call and exit the
application.
•
Tap
Reject to ignore the call and return to the
application.
•
Tap
Calling
Swipe the Status Bar downward to reveal the
Notification Panel, and then tap Contact.
Contact on the thumbnail.
To end a call from any application:
►
Expand to view the main call screen.
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Swipe the Status bar downward to reveal the
Notification panel, and then tap End.
Options During a Call
Place a New Call While on a Call
Your phone provides a number of functions that you
can use during a call.
If your service plan supports this feature, you can
make another call while a call is in progress.
1.
Press the Volume key to increase or decrease the
volume.
From the active call, tap Add call to dial
the second call. The first call is displayed as a
thumbnail.
2.
Dial the new number and tap
– or –
3.
Tap
Merge to hear both callers at once
(multi conferencing).
Adjust the Call Volume
►
Quickly add more volume to the incoming audio
by tapping Menu > Extra volume.
Listen with the Speaker or
Bluetooth Headset
Listen to the call using the speaker or through a
Bluetooth headset (not included).
►
Speaker to hear the caller using the
Press
speaker.
– or –
Press Bluetooth to use a Bluetooth headset
(not included).
Calling
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Dial.
Call Waiting
Save a Recent Call to Your Contacts
List
If your service plan supports this feature, you can
answer an incoming call while you have a call in
progress. You are notified of an incoming call by a call
waiting tone.
To answer a new call while you have a call in
progress:
1.
Answer in any direction to answer the
Slide
new call.
2.
Tap the previous Phone number to switch
between the two calls. This places the new caller
on hold and activates the previous call.
Tap the
Recent tab. A list of recent calls is
displayed. If the caller is in your contacts list, their
name is displayed.
Calling
Tap the call you want to add to your contacts list.
3.
Tap Create contact.
Delete a Call from the Call Log
Phone.
2.
2.
If you want to replace the number for an existing
contact, tap Update existing.
The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or
missed are stored in the Call log.
From a Home screen, tap
From a Home screen, tap
Recent tab.
– or –
Call Log
1.
Phone >
1.
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Phone >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Recent tab.
2.
Touch and hold the call you want to delete from
the Call log.
3.
Tap
Delete.
Speed Dial
Make an Emergency Call
You can assign a shortcut number to a contact for
speed dialing their default number.
The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an
emergency number a one-tap process.
To create a Speed Dial number:
Note: This mode can drain your battery power more
rapidly than normal calling mode.
Apps >
Contacts.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap More options > Speed dial. The Speed dial
screen displays showing the numbers 1 through
100 (Number 1 is reserved for voicemail).
Make an Emergency Call without a
SIM Card
3.
Tap an unused number to assign it to a contact’s
default phone number.
Without a SIM card, you can only make an emergency
call with the phone; normal cell phone service is not
available.
4.
To remove a speed dial number assignment, tap
Remove.
1.
From the Lock screen, tap Emergency call.
2.
Enter 911 and tap
3.
Complete your call. During this type of call, you
will have access to the Speaker mode, Keypad,
and End Call features.
4.
Tap
To make a call using Speed Dial:
Phone.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold the speed dial number.
If the speed dial number is more than one digit
long, enter the first digits, then hold the last digit.
Calling
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End call.
Dial.
Call Settings
Make an Emergency Call with a SIM
Card
To access the Call settings menu:
Phone.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Enter the emergency number (example: 911), then
tap
Dial.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
options > Settings > Call.
More
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Applications > Call.
2.
Calling
Phone >
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Apps > Settings >
Tap an option and follow the onscreen
instructions.
Applications
The Apps screen displays all
applications installed on your
device, both preloaded apps
and apps you download and
install yourself.
Learn how to change the way
apps appear, organize apps
into folders, and uninstall or
disable apps.
Apps Screen
The Apps screen shows all preloaded
apps and apps that you downloaded.
You can uninstall, disable, or hide
apps from view.
Download and Install New Apps
Find new apps to download and install on your device:
•
Shortcuts to apps can be placed on any of
the Home screens. For more information, see
“Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen” on page 19.
Uninstall or Disable Apps
You can uninstall or disable apps you download and
install.
Access Applications
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap an application’s icon to launch it.
3.
To return to the main Home screen, press the
Home key.
Applications
•
•
Apps.
1.
Play Store: Download new apps from the
Google Play Store. Visit play.google.com/store/apps
to learn more.
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Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled.
Apps that are disabled are turned off and hidden
from view.
Change the Order Apps Are Listed
To uninstall or disable apps:
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold an app icon then drag it to
Uninstall or Disable.
To show disabled apps:
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Select disabled apps, and then tap Done.
More options > Show disabled apps.
Organize Your Apps
The Apps icons can be organized in folders and listed
alphabetically or in your own custom order.
Applications
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1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap an option:
Apps.
More options > View as.
•
Custom: Allows you to touch and hold apps to
move them from screen to screen.
•
Alphabetical order: Apps are arranged in a
grid, in A-Z order.
Apps Screen Options
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
•
Apps.
More options for these options:
Edit: Touch and hold an app icon then drag
it to:
-
Create page to add another page to the
apps screen.
-
App info to view information about this
app.
-
Applications
Disable to remove the app.
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•
View as: Configure the Apps screen. Options
are: Custom or Alphabetical order.
•
Downloaded apps: Display all downloaded
applications.
•
Uninstall/disable apps: Uninstall an app that
you downloaded to your device, or disable
a preloaded app (preloaded apps cannot be
uninstalled). Touch
Delete to remove or
disable the selected app.
•
•
Show disabled apps: Display disabled apps.
Help: For more information about how to use
the apps screen.
Google Applications
Gmail
Enjoy these applications from
Google.
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s
web-based email service.
Note: Certain applications require a Google account.
Visit google.com to learn more.
Google
Search not only the Internet, but also the
apps and contents of your device.
Chrome
Google Now
Use Google Chrome to browse the Internet
and bring your open tabs, bookmarks and
address bar data from your computer to your
mobile device.
Google Now works in the background to
collect information you regularly look up and
organize it into convenient cards that appear
when you need them. Press and hold the
Home key.
Drive
Note: When Google Now is enabled, you can
Open, view, rename, and share your Google
Docs and files.
Applications
also access it by touching
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.
Google Settings
Maps
Quickly and easily change Google app
settings to suit your preferences.
Use Google Maps to find your current
location, get directions, and other
location-based information.
Note: You must be signed in to the application
you want to configure. For example, sign in to
Google+ to configure Google+ settings.
Note: You must enable location services to use
Maps.
Google+
Photos
Stay connected and share with Google+. Chat
with friends and family, post photos, and see
what others are sharing.
This application automatically backs up your
photos and videos to your Google+ account.
Play Books
Hangouts
With Google Play Books, you can find millions
of free e-books and hundreds of thousands
more to buy in the eBookstore.
Hangouts is an online place to meet friends
and family, share photos, and host video calls.
Conversation logs are automatically saved to
a Chats area in your Gmail account.
Play Games
Discover hundreds of games for download
and purchase through the Google Play Store.
Applications
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Play Movies & TV
Voice Search
Watch movies and TV shows purchased from
Google Play. You can stream them instantly,
or download them for viewing when you are
not connected to the Internet. You can also
view videos saved on your device.
Use voice commands to search the web with
Google.
YouTube
View and upload YouTube videos right from
your device.
Play Music
With Google Play Music, you can play music
and audio files on your device.
Play Newsstand
Subscribe to your favorite magazines to read
on your device at your leisure.
Play Store
Find new apps, movies and TV shows, music,
books, magazines, and games in Google Play
Store.
Applications
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Verizon Applications
Message+
Enjoy these applications from Verizon
Wireless.
Use Verizon Message+ to send text messages
at a whole new level. Draw on pictures, share
locations in real time, send audio messages,
and much more.
Note: Certain applications require a data plan or paid
subscription. Visit verizonwireless.com to learn more, or
contact your service provider for additional information.
For more information, see
“Message+” on page 71.
Caller Name ID
Mobile Hotspot
Subscribe to Caller Name ID to identify
unknown callers by name, picture, and city
and state.
For more information, see
“Mobile Hotspot” on page 101.
This is a shortcut to your Mobile Hotspot.
Note: Caller Name ID requires a subscription.
My Verizon Mobile
Cloud
View details and manage your Verizon
Wireless account.
Use Verizon Cloud to back up and access
your data. You can also use Verizon Cloud to
transfer content between other devices.
Applications
Note: No airtime or minute charges apply when
accessing My Verizon Mobile.
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Voice Mail
Unanswered calls are sent to Voice Mail.
VZ Navigator
Use VZ Navigator to find, share and navigate
to millions of locations, avoid traffic and drive,
or walk with ease.
VZ Protect
The Verizon Support and Protection
application helps protect your phone from
digital threats, including viruses and malware,
risky web sites, and from people accessing
the information on your phone if it is ever lost
or misplaced.
Applications
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Other Applications
Emergency Alerts
Amazon
Manage your Emergency Alert
settings. For more information, see
“Emergency Alerts” on page 66.
Shop at Amazon.com from your device.
Amazon Kindle
Help
Use the Amazon Kindle application to
download books for reading right on your
device. You must have an account with
Amazon to use the Kindle application.
View information on using your device’s basic
features and settings.
For more information, see
“Help” on page 146
Amazon Music
Shop for music with Amazon.
Appstore
Browse and download applications, games
and more from the Amazon Appstore.
Applications
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IMDb
Search movies and actors, view trailers and
show times, explore top charts and box office
information, and add movies and TV to your
personal Watch list.
NFL Mobile
Play the popular game on your phone.
Setup Wizard
Use Setup Wizard to quickly configure your
phone.
For more information, see
“Setup Wizard” on page 12
Slacker
Enjoy free Internet radio with your mobile
device.
Applications
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Calculator
The Calculator provides basic and
advanced arithmetic functions.
Additional Functions
To clear the results:
►
Basic Operation
Tap
Clear.
To copy all or part of the calculation to the
clipboard:
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Calculator.
2.
Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
3.
Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key.
Scientific Calculator
4.
Enter the next number.
5.
To view the result, tap the = (Equals) key.
Turn you device landscape to use advanced arithmetic
functions, such as sin, cos, and tan with the scientific
calculator.
Applications
►
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Touch and hold an entry in the display field.
Calendar
Manage your events and tasks.
Delete an Event or Task
Apps >
1.
Create an Event or Task
From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
2.
Tap More options > Delete.
Apps >
3.
Select events or tasks, and then tap Done.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
2.
Tap
3.
Add and use one of the following methods:
•
Event: Enter an event with an optional repeat
setting.
•
Task: Enter a task with an optional priority
setting.
Share Events
Enter details for the event or task, and then
tap Save.
Applications
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
2.
Tap to view an event or task.
3.
Tap to view the Detail view.
4.
Share via, select a sharing method, and
Tap
follow the prompts.
Calendar Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Calendar.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
More options > Settings.
1.
Tap
2.
Tap an option and follow the prompts.
Applications
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Camera and Video
Current shooting mode
Switch between
the front and
back cameras
Record video
Take a picture
Quick settings
Change shooting
mode
Camera settings
View pictures and videos in the Gallery
Applications
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Take Pictures
Shooting Mode
Take pictures with your device’s front or back camera.
Several visual effects are available. Some modes are
not available when taking self-portraits.
Apps >
Camera.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Using the display screen as a viewfinder,
compose your shot by aiming the camera at the
subject. While composing your picture, use the
onscreen options or these gestures:
•
•
3.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
MODE
Apps >
Camera.
MODE to display the following options:
•
Touch the screen with two fingers and pinch
or spread them on the screen to zoom in and
out.
Auto: Allow the camera to evaluate the
surroundings and determine the ideal mode
for the picture.
•
Beauty face: Take a picture with lightened
faces for gentler images.
Tap the screen to focus on the area you
touched.
•
Panorama: Create a linear image by taking
pictures in either a horizontal or vertical
direction.
•
Best photo: Take a series of pictures, and
then select the best to save.
•
Continuous shot: Take pictures continuously
by pressing and holding the Camera button.
•
Sports: Take clearer pictures of fast moving
subjects.
Tap
Capture to take the picture.
Note: You can also press the Volume key up or down
to take a picture. This is the default action of the Volume
key. You can also set the Volume key to act as the video
record key or as a zoom key. For more information, see
“Camera and Video Settings” on page 54.
Applications
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Camera and Video Settings
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Settings to configure settings for Camera.
Available options vary depending on the camera/
recording mode used.
Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
videos take up more memory.
•
Recording mode: Select Normal, Limit for
email, or Fast motion mode.
•
•
•
•
Effects: Add special graphical effects.
•
Storage location: Select the memory location
for storage.
•
White balance: Select an appropriate white
balance, so images have a true-to-life color
range. The settings are designed for specific
lighting situations. These settings are similar to
the heat range for white-balance exposure in
professional cameras.
•
Exposure value: Change the exposure value.
This determines how much light the camera’s
sensor receives. For low light situations, use a
higher exposure.
Camera.
•
Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
pictures take up more memory.
•
ISO: Select an ISO value. This controls
camera light sensitivity. It is measured in
film-camera equivalents. Low values are for
stationary or brightly-lit objects. Higher values
are for fast-moving or poorly-lit objects.
•
Metering modes: Select a metering
method. This determines how light values
are calculated. Center-weighted measures
background light in the center of the scene.
Spot measures the light value at a specific
location. Matrix averages the entire scene.
•
Tap to take pics: Tap the image on the
preview screen to take pictures.
Applications
•
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Flash: Activate or deactivate the flash.
Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.
Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to
the picture.
•
Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help
composition when selecting subjects.
•
Shutter sound: Make a sound when taking a
photo capture.
•
The Volume key: Use the Volume key as the
camera key, the record key, or as a zoom key.
•
Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.
Applications
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Clock
The Clock app offers features for
keeping track of time and setting
alarms.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a tab to use a feature:
Apps >
Create an Alarm
Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or
recurring alarms, and choose options for how to be
notified.
Clock.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Apps >
Clock.
Create alarm to configure:
•
•
Time: Choose a time for the alarm.
•
Alarm type: Choose whether the alarm will
use sound, vibration, or vibration and sound to
alert you.
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).
Alarm tone: If you have chosen an alarm type
that includes sound, choose a sound to play
for the alarm.
•
Volume: If you have chosen an alarm type
that includes sound, drag the slider to set the
volume of the alarm.
•
Alarm: This feature allows you to set an alarm
to ring at a specific time.
•
World clock: View the time of day or night in
other parts of the world. World Clock displays
time in hundreds of different cities, within all
24 time zones around the world.
•
•
Applications
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Repeat: Tap to set a schedule for the alarm to
repeat.
3.
•
Snooze: Allow snoozing, and set interval and
repeat values for the alarm while snoozing.
•
Smart alarm: When on, the alarm will start
playing a tone at a low volume at an interval
before the alarm time, and slowly increase in
volume. Choose a time interval and a tone to
use with smart alarm. Available when you have
chosen an alarm type that includes sound.
•
Name: Enter a name for the alarm.
Tap Save.
Delete an Alarm
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold an alarm, and then tap
Applications
Clock.
Delete.
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Contacts
Store and manage your contacts
with the Contacts app, which can be
synchronized with a variety of your
existing personal accounts, including
Google, Email, Facebook, and your
Samsung account.
Contacts
Access your list of contacts by using the Contacts
app, which is a shortcut to the Contacts tab. To
access your Contacts list:
►
Apps >
Contacts.
Find a Contact
You can search for a contact, or scroll the list to find
one by name.
For more information on connecting with and
managing your accounts through your device, see
“Accounts” on page 140.
Applications
From a Home screen, tap
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Apps >
Contacts.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the Search field, and then enter characters to
find contacts that match.
Add a Contact
Edit a Contact
Use the following procedure to add a new contact.
When editing a contact, you can tap a field and
change or delete the information, or you can add
additional fields to the contact’s list of information.
Apps >
Contacts.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Create contact, and then tap contact
fields to enter information.
3.
3.
Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete
information.
Tap Save.
Choose a storage account for the contact. You
can store the contact on the device, or sync it
with an account.
•
Tap
Photo to assign a picture to the new
contact.
4.
•
Enter a name, phone number, and assign the
contact to a group. Tap Add another field to
add additional contact information.
Share a Name Card
Tap
Add to enter additional entries.
Tap
Delete to remove an entry.
Tap
Expand for additional fields.
Tap
field.
Label to choose a label for the
Edit.
When you share a name card, the contact’s
information is sent as a vCard file (.vcf). You can share
a vCard via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct, attach it to a
message, or save it to a storage location.
Tap Save.
Applications
Contacts.
From a Home screen, tap
Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
•
-
Apps >
1.
2.
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Apps >
Contacts.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
More options > Share name card.
3.
Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts.
Link Contacts
Delete Contacts
When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail,
Facebook, and so on), you may have multiple similar
entries for a single contact. Contacts lets you link
multiple entries into a single contact.
You can delete a single contact, or choose multiple
contacts to delete.
Apps >
Contacts.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
3.
Tap Link another contact, and then select
contacts to link to the original contact.
4.
Tap Done.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
3.
Tap
Remove beside contacts to unlink them
from the main contact.
Applications
Contacts.
Link.
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Contacts.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Touch and hold a contact to select it. You can tap
additional contacts or tap the checkbox at the top
of the screen to select all.
3.
Tap
Link.
Unlink Contacts
Apps >
1.
Delete.
Favorites
Create a Shortcut to a Favorite
When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily
accessible from other apps. Favorites display together
on the Favorites tab in Contacts.
You can create a shortcut to a favorite on the home
screen, to access their information directly from the
home screen.
Mark Contacts as Favorites
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the Favorites tab, and then touch and hold a
contact to select it.
3.
Tap More options > Add shortcut to Home
screen.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2.
Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
Favorite (the star turns gold ).
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap the Favorites tab, and then touch and hold
a contact to select it. You can also tap other
contacts, or tap the checkbox at the top of the
screen to select all.
3.
Tap
Applications
Contacts.
The new shortcut displays in an empty area of the
home screen.
Remove Contacts from Favorites
1.
Apps >
Contacts.
Delete.
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Groups
Rename a Group
You can use groups to organize your contacts. Your
device comes with preloaded groups, and you can
create your own. You might create a group for your
family, for coworkers, or a team. Groups make it easy
to find contacts, and you can send messages to the
members of a group.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap More options > Edit group and enter a
new name.
4.
Tap Save.
Create a Group
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap fields to enter information about the group:
•
4.
Groups, and then tap
Create group.
Tap Create group in <location> to choose
where to save the group. You can save it to a
specific account, to the device memory, or to
all accounts.
Tap Group name to enter a name for the new
group.
•
Tap Add member and select contacts to add
to the new group, and then tap Done.
Tap Save.
Applications
Contacts.
Groups, and then tap a group.
Add Contacts to a Group
Contacts.
•
Apps >
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2.
Tap
3.
Tap
Add, and then tap the contacts you want
to add.
4.
Tap Done.
Groups, and then tap a group.
Delete a Group
Contact Settings
Preset groups, such as Family, cannot be deleted.
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Contacts app.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap
4.
Select groups to delete and tap Done.
Applications
Contacts.
Groups.
Delete group.
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Apps >
Contacts.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap More options > Settings > Contacts.
3.
Tap an option and follow the onscreen
instructions.
Email
The device communicates with the appropriate server
to set up your account and synchronize your email.
When complete, your email appears in the Inbox for
the account.
Use the Email app to view and
manage all your email accounts in
one application.
Note: To configure email account settings at any time,
tap More options > Settings. Tap the account to
display Account settings.
To access Email:
►
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
Refresh Your Email Account
Configure Email Accounts
Refresh your account to update your email accounts.
You can configure Email for most accounts in just a
few steps.
Apps >
Email.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your
email account.
– or –
For additional accounts, tap More options >
Settings > Manage accounts >
Add account.
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1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Refresh.
Apps >
Email.
Manage Your Email Accounts
Delete Email Accounts
You can view email you receive for all accounts on
the Combined view screen or you can view email
accounts individually.
To delete an Email account:
Apps >
Email.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Menu at the top left of the screen to
select:
•
Combined inbox: View all email in a combined
inbox.
•
<Account Name>: View email for only this
account.
Applications
Apps >
Email.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap More options > Settings
> Manage accounts.
3.
Touch and hold the account you want to delete,
and then tap Remove.
Email Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Email app.
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Apps >
Email.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap More options > Settings.
3.
Tap an option and follow the onscreen
instructions.
4.
Tap Manage accounts and tap an account to
configure specific settings.
Emergency Alerts
This device is designed to receive wireless emergency
alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System
(CMAS) which may also be known as the Personal
Localized Alerting Network (PLAN). For more
information, please contact your wireless provider.
•
•
Alerts issued by the President
Emergency Alerts allows customers to receive
geographically-targeted messages. Alert messages
are provided by the US Department of Homeland
Security and will alert customers of imminent threats
to their safety within their area. There is no charge for
receiving an Emergency Alert message.
•
AMBER Alerts (missing child alert)
Users may choose not to receive Imminent Threats
(Extreme and Severe) and AMBER Alerts. Alerts
issued by the President cannot be disabled.
Applications
There are three types of Emergency Alerts:
Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life
(Extreme and Severe)
To disable Imminent Threats and AMBER Alerts,
follow the instructions below:
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Emergency Alerts.
2.
Tap
3.
All alerts are enabled by default (check mark
showing). Tap an alert option to disable it.
More options > Settings > Alert types.
Gallery
View, edit, and manage pictures and
videos.
Zoom In and Out
Use one of the following methods to zoom in or out on
an image:
View Images and Videos
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When
another application, such as Email, saves an image, a
Download folder is automatically created to contain the
image. Likewise, capturing a screenshot automatically
creates a Screenshots folder.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Menu > Album, and then tap
Tap
New album to create a new album.
Tap a folder to open it.
4.
Tap an image or video to view it in full screen.
Scroll left or right to view the next or previous
image or video.
Applications
Double-tap anywhere on the screen to zoom in or
zoom out.
•
Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in.
Pinch the screen to zoom out.
Play Videos
Gallery.
3.
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1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a folder to open it.
3.
Tap a video to view it.
Apps >
Gallery.
Edit Images
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Delete Images
Apps >
Gallery.
From a Home screen, tap
While viewing an image, tap More options:
2.
Tap a folder to open it.
•
Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images
and videos in the current folder.
3.
In a folder, tap More options > Select item,
select images, and then tap Delete.
•
Print: Print the image via a USB or Wi-Fi
connection. Some printers may not be
compatible with the device.
•
•
•
•
•
Rename: Rename the file.
•
Details: View details about the image.
When viewing a single image, tap
Rotate left: Turn the image to the left.
Rotate right: Turn the image to the right.
Crop: Resize the frame to crop the image.
Set as: Set the image as wallpaper or as a
contact’s photo.
Tap
Applications
Gallery.
– or –
For more advanced editing options:
►
Apps >
1.
Edit to open Photo Editor.
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Delete.
Share Images
Use one of the following methods:
Apps >
Gallery.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a folder to open it.
3.
In a folder, tap More options > Select item,
select images, and then tap
Share via to send
them to others or share them via social network
services.
– or –
When viewing a single image, tap
Share to
share it via social network services
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Memo
Use the Memo app to write and save
notes on your device.
Manage Memos
Compose a Memo
Apps >
Memo.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
To change the category, tap the
icon.
4.
To insert an image into the memo, tap the
Insert icon.
5.
To use your voice to insert text into the memo, tap
the Voice icon.
6.
When finished creating your memo, tap Save.
Applications
Create memo, type a memo.
Memo.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a memo thumbnail to open it.
3.
To edit a memo, tap the content of the memo.
4.
To delete memos, tap More options > Select,
select memos, and tap
Delete.
5.
To send a memo to others, tap More options >
Select, select a memo, and tap
Share via.
6.
To send the memo to a Google or Samsung
printer, tap More options > Select, select a
memo, and tap More options > Print.
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Apps >
1.
Message+
This section describes how to create
and send a message using the
Verizon Messages app.
3.
Tap Type a message and enter your message.
4.
Tap
Attach to attach an item, such as a
postcard, picture, video, audio recording,
Glympse location, location, or contact card. You
can also choose emoticons to insert into your
message.
Create and Send Messages
5.
Review your message and tap
Use the Verizon Messages app to send and receive
messages with your friends and family.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Message+ > New message.
2.
Tap the To: field 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.
Applications
Send.
Read Messages
When you receive a message, your phone notifies
you by displaying the
New message icon in the
Status Bar.
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Protect a Message from
Deletion
To access a new message:
►
Drag your finger down from the Status Bar to
display the Notification Panel, and then tap the
message notification to open the message.
You can lock a message so that it will not be
deleted even if you delete the other messages in the
conversation.
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Message+, and then tap the message to
open it.
Reply to Messages
Messages you exchange with another person are
displayed as conversations in the Messages app, so
you can see all the messages in one place.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Message+.
2.
Tap a conversation to display it.
3.
Tap the Type a message field and then type your
reply message.
4.
When the message is complete, tap
Applications
Send.
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Message+.
2.
Tap a conversation to display it.
3.
Touch and hold the message that you want to
lock, and then tap Lock message on the pop-up
menu. A lock icon displays on the message.
Delete Messages
Delete Conversations
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Message+.
You can delete all the messages you’ve exchanged
with another person.
2.
Tap a conversation to display it.
1.
3.
Touch and hold the message you want to delete,
and then tap Delete messages on the pop-up
menu. Follow the prompts to confirm the deletion.
From a Home screen, tap
Message+.
2.
Touch and hold a conversation you want to delete
and tap Delete Conversation > Delete.
Apps >
Note: Locked messages will not be deleted unless you
select Include protected messages before confirming
the deletion.
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Messages
Learn how to send and receive
different messages using the default
messaging app on your phone.
The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you
send and receive multimedia messages (such as
picture, video, and audio messages) to and from other
mobile phones or email addresses. To use this feature,
you may need to subscribe to your service provider’s
multimedia message service.
Types of Messages
Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the
screen and indicate when messages are received and
their type.
Your default Messaging app provides the following
message types:
•
•
Text Messages (SMS)
Multimedia Messages (MMS)
The Short Message Service (SMS) lets you send
and receive text messages to and from other mobile
phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you
may need to subscribe to your service provider’s
message service.
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Create and Send Messages
•
Enter additional recipients by separating each
entry with a semicolon (;) and then using the
previous procedure. More recipients can be
added at any time before the message is sent.
•
For the Group option, if the number of
recipients is less than 10, all members in
the group will be added. You will need to
delete any unnecessary members in the list
by selecting the trash can icon and deleting
unwanted entries.
•
Tap the Enter message field and use the
onscreen keypad to enter a message.
This section describes how to create a send a
message using the Messaging app.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Messages > Compose.
•
Tap the Enter recipients field to manually
enter a recipient or tap
Add Recipient to
select a recipient from your Contacts. You can
also select the recipient based on Groups,
Favorites, or Recent.
•
If adding a recipient from your Contacts,
tap the contact to place a check mark then
tap Done. The contact will be placed in the
recipients field.
Applications
2.
Review your message and tap
Send
Send.
Note: If you exit a message before you send it, the
message is automatically saved as a draft.
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View New Messages
Delete Messages
When you receive a new message, a new message
icon appears on the Status Bar.
To delete messages, follow these steps:
1.
Open the Notification Panel and select the
message.
– or –
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Messages, and then tap the new message to
view it.
2.
From a Home screen, tap
Messages.
2.
Tap More options > Delete.
3.
Tap each message you want to delete.
4.
Tap Done.
Message Search
To scroll through the list of messages, tap the
screen and scroll up or down the page.
Applications
Apps >
1.
To view the message:
You can search through your messages by using the
Message Search feature.
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Messages.
2.
Tap
3.
Enter a word or phrase to search for, and then tap
Search on the keyboard.
Search.
Message Settings
Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia
messages, push messages, and so on.
►
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Messages > More options > Settings.
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Music Player
Volume
More options
Adjust volume
Adjust the sound quality
with SoundAlive
Mark as favorite
Playback position
Repeat mode for the song
or playlist
Shuffle songs
Length of song
Elapsed playing time
View playlist
Add to playlist
Scan forward or go to next song
Rewind song or go to previous song
Pause/Play
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Listen to your favorite songs with the
Music player. Navigate through your
music library, play songs, and create
customized playlists.
Listen to Music
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap a library category at the top of the screen to
view your music files.
3.
Scroll through the list of songs and tap an entry
to begin playback.
Applications
Music.
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My Files
Videos: View video files.
Access files stored on your device,
including images, videos, songs, and
sound clips.
Audio: View audio files.
Documents: View document files.
Downloaded apps: View downloaded apps.
View Files
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
My Files.
2.
Select a group, and then tap a file or folder to
open it.
How Files are Stored
•
SHORTCUTS: Contains shortcuts to files or folders
that you have added. This option only appears if
you have added shortcuts to the My Files main
screen.
•
LOCAL STORAGE: View folders and files in their
storage locations.
SD card: View folders and files located on the
memory card (if installed).
QUICK SEARCH: Files are grouped into the
following categories:
Recent files: View recently saved files.
Images: View image files.
Applications
DOWNLOAD HISTORY: View all apps and files
that have been downloaded to the device.
Device storage: View folders and files located
on the device.
Files stored in the device are organized into the
following groups:
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•
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My Files Options
►
•
Zip: Create a zip folder containing the selected
files. This option only appears in Local
Storage categories. A selected zip folder has
the additional options of Extract and Extract
to current folder.
•
Details: View details of the selected files or
folders.
Tap More options > Select, select a file or
folder, and then use one of these functions:
Share via: Send files to others or share
them.
Delete: Delete files or folders.
Tap
Additional Functions
More options for additional options:
•
•
•
Move: Move files or folders to another folder.
•
Add shortcut: Add a shortcut to a file or folder
to the My Files main screen or the Home
screen.
The following functions are available:
•
•
Copy: Copy files or folders to another folder
Rename: Rename a file or folder. This option
only appears when just one file or folder is
selected.
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Tap
Tap
Search, and then enter search criteria.
More options for these options:
•
•
Cloud: Access your files saved to the Cloud.
•
Storage usage: View memory information for
your device and memory card (if installed).
•
Settings: Change the settings for viewing files.
Add shortcut: Add a shortcut on the My Files
main screen to any folder.
Video Player
Volume
Change screen ratio
More options
Video file name
Playback
position
Adjust Volume
Elapsed
play time
Length of
video
Rewind video or go to previous
video
Scan forward or
go to next video
Pause/Play
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Play and manage videos stored on
your device.
Watch Videos
To access video:
Apps >
Video.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Scroll through the videos stored on your device.
After a few seconds, each video thumbnail begins
playing a preview of the clip.
3.
Tap a video to view it.
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Voice Recorder
Record voice memos and notes.
View Recordings
►
Create a Voice Recording
►
From a Home screen, tap
Voice Recorder.
•
•
Apps >
•
•
Tap
•
Tap
Pause to pause the recording of an
audio file.
•
Tap
Cancel to cancel the recording of an
audio file.
Record to record an audio file.
Tap
Stop to stop recording. The file is
automatically saved.
Applications
From a Home screen, tap
Voice Recorder.
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Tap
Apps >
List to display a list of recordings.
Tap More options:
-
Select: Choose desired recordings.
Delete: Delete recordings.
Settings: Configure Voice Recorder.
Settings
Configure your device’s
connections and settings,
add accounts, and customize
the home screen, apps, and
features.
•
Some options have an ON/OFF button to
ON ) or off
turn the option on (
( OFF
).
•
For some options, you must tap a field,
such as Email address, to display and set
options.
•
Some options are enabled or disabled by
tapping a
checkbox. When enabled, a
check mark displays. Tap the check mark
to remove it and disable the option.
How to Use Settings
Access Settings
►
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
– or –
From a Home screen, drag down from the Status
Bar to display the Notification Panel, and then tap
Settings.
Settings
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Airplane Mode
Airplane mode disconnects your
device from all networks and turns off
connectivity features, such as phone
calls and Wi-Fi.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2.
Tap 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, and then tap Airplane mode.
While in airplane mode, you can
use other features, such as playing
music, watching videos, and other
online applications.
Settings
Apps >
1.
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi is a term used for certain types
of Wireless Local Area Networks
(WLAN). Wi-Fi communication
requires access to a Wireless Access
Point (WAP).
Turn Wi-Fi On or Off
Turning Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover
and connect to compatible in-range WAPs.
Wi-Fi Direct creates a direct
connection between two or more
devices using Wi-Fi.
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Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on
or off.
Scan and Connect to a Wi-Fi
Network
Apps >
Manually Connect to a
Wi-Fi Network
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3.
When Wi-Fi is first turned on, your device will
automatically scan for available networks and
display them.
3.
Scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap
Add Wi-Fi network.
4.
Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:
4.
Tap the network you want to connect to.
•
•
When you select an open network, you are
automatically connected to the network.
Otherwise, enter a password to connect.
To manually scan for networks, tap
More options > Scan.
5.
Settings
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Settings.
•
Tap Network SSID to enter the name of the
Wi-Fi network.
•
Tap the Security field and select a security
option and enter your password.
•
Tap Show advanced options if you need to
add advanced options such as Proxy settings,
or IP settings.
Tap Connect to store the new information and
connect to your target WAP.
Wi-Fi Status Indicators
Wi-Fi Settings
When Wi-Fi is connected, active, and communicating
with a Wireless Access Point (WAP),
displays in the
Status Bar.
The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of
your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services.
If a Wi-Fi access point is available, but your device is
displays in the Status Bar. It
not connected to it,
may also display if there is a communication issue with
the target Wireless Access Point (WAP).
Wi-Fi Pop-Ups
You can set your device to notify you when Wi-Fi is
available each time you open an app.
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3.
Tap Show Wi-Fi pop-up to enable the feature.
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Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3.
Tap Show Wi-Fi pop-up to set your device to
notify you, when you open an app, that Wi-Fi is
available.
4.
Tap
More options for options:
•
Scan: Start another scan for nearby Wi-Fi
networks.
•
Wi-Fi Direct: Configure a Wi-Fi Direct
connection with a nearby device.
•
Settings
Advanced:
-
Wi-Fi notifications: Receive a notification
when Wi-Fi is available or connected.
-
Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when
to disconnect from Wi-Fi.
-
Always allow scanning: Allow Google
location service and other apps to scan for
networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.
-
Smart network switch: Automatically
switch between mobile data and Wi-Fi to
maintain a stable Internet connection.
-
Install certificates: Install authentication
certificates.
-
MAC address: View your device’s
MAC address, which is required when
connecting to some secured networks (not
configurable).
-
IP address: View your device’s IP address
(not configurable).
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•
WPS push button: Set up a connection to a
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other
equipment.
•
WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your
device to set up a PIN-secured connection
to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment (not
configurable).
•
Manage networks: Edit or forget your
networks.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct Status Indicator
Wi-Fi Direct allows direct device-to-device connections
via Wi-Fi, without having to connect to a Wi-Fi network.
When your phone is connected to another device
using Wi-Fi Direct , displays in the Status Bar.
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
Wi-Fi must be on to configure settings.
3.
Tap More options > Wi-Fi Direct. Your device
automatically scans for nearby Wi-Fi Direct
devices, or you can tap Scan to start scanning.
4.
After scanning for devices, select a device,
and then follow the prompts to complete the
connection.
Settings
•
Tap More options > Multi connect to
scan for devices that support multi connect.
Select the devices and follow the prompts to
establish the connections.
•
To rename your device
(as seen by other devices), tap
More options > Rename device.
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Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range
communications technology that
allows you to connect wirelessly
to a number of Bluetooth devices,
such as headsets and hands-free
car Bluetooth systems, and
Bluetooth-enabled computers,
printers, and wireless devices.
Turn Bluetooth On and Off
From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2.
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn
Bluetooth on or off.
Bluetooth Status Indicators
When Bluetooth is turned on,
Bar.
Note: The Bluetooth communication range is
approximately 30 feet.
Settings
Apps >
1.
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displays in the Status
Make Your Device Visible to
Other Bluetooth Devices
Scan for Bluetooth Devices
When you want to pair with another Bluetooth device,
you can scan for nearby devices that are visible.
When you make your device visible, other Bluetooth
can find it in a scan and initiate pairing. You can
choose the length of time your device remains visible.
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn
Bluetooth on.
3.
Tap Bluetooth > More options >
Visibility timeout.
4.
Select a time period for your device to remain
visible after you turn on visibility.
Settings
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on
Bluetooth.
When Bluetooth is first turned on, it scans for
nearby Bluetooth devices and displays them.
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To manually perform a new scan, tap Scan.
Pair Bluetooth Devices
5.
The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish
trusted connections between your device and another
Bluetooth device.
Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a one-time
process. Once a pairing is created, the devices will
continue to recognize their partnership and exchange
information without having to re-enter a passcode.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on
Bluetooth.
3.
Make sure that the target device is discoverable,
so that your device can find it. Refer to the
instructions that came with the device to find out
how to set it to discoverable mode.
4.
Tap Scan. Your device will start to scan for
Bluetooth devices within range.
Settings
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.
Settings.
1.
2.
When you see the name of the target device
displayed in the Bluetooth devices section, tap
the name. Your device then automatically tries to
pair with the target device. If automatic pairing
fails, enter the passcode supplied with the target
device.
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Review Files Received via
Bluetooth
Disconnect a Paired Device
Disconnecting a paired device breaks the connection
between the device and your device, but retains the
knowledge of the pairing. At a later point when you
wish to reconnect the device, there is no need to
setup the connection information again.
Apps >
When you receive files from another device via
Bluetooth, you can access them from Bluetooth
settings.
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on
Bluetooth.
3.
Tap the previously paired device.
4.
Tap OK to confirm disconnection.
Delete a Paired Device (Unpairing)
When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two
devices will no longer recognize each other. To
connect again, you’d need to pair the devices.
1.
Verify your Bluetooth is active.
2.
next to
From the Bluetooth settings page, tap
the previously paired device, and then tap Unpair
to delete the paired device.
Settings
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Bluetooth >
More options > Received files.
Settings.
Data Usage
2.
Monitor your mobile data usage.
Note: Your service provider may account for data usage
differently.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Data usage for options:
•
•
Limit mobile data usage: Disable your mobile
data connection when the specified limit is
reached. Drag the red limit line to set the data
usage limit.
•
Alert me about data usage: You device
will alert you when your mobile data usage
reaches the warning amount.
•
Settings
Mobile data: Enable mobile data. You can
also control Mobile Data at the Notification
Panel.
Data usage cycle: Tap the menu, and then
choose a time period for data usage. Data
usage for the period displays on the graph,
along with usage by application below.
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Tap
More options:
•
•
Data roaming: Enable or restrict roaming.
•
Auto sync data: Set your accounts to
automatically sync.
•
Show Wi-Fi usage: Display a Wi-Fi tab that
shows Wi-Fi usage.
•
Mobile Hotspots: Choose the Wi-Fi networks
that are mobile hotspots.
•
Show units: Select to display units as
megabytes (MB) and gigabytes (GB), or only
as one or the other.
•
Help: Find information about how to use the
Data usage feature.
Restrict background data: Restrict some
apps and services from working unless you
are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Advanced Calling
You will be able to enjoy a
High-Definition (HD) Voice and Video
Calling experience that is as simple
as making traditional voice calls.
To upgrade to Advanced Calling:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Advanced Calling > Activate Advanced
Calling > Activate.
Settings
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Default Messaging App
If you have multiple messaging apps
installed, you can select which app
should be your default messaging
app.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap More networks > Default messaging app to
select a default.
Settings
Settings.
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Mobile Networks
Control your device’s access to
networks and mobile data service.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap More networks > Mobile networks for
options:
Settings
Settings.
•
Mobile data: Allow your device to connect to
a mobile data network.
•
Data Roaming Access: Select the roaming
access you want to allow.
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Roaming: (Not configurable) Current roaming
status.
•
Signal strength: (Not configurable) Current
signal strength.
•
Network mode: (Not configurable) Current
network mode.
•
Access Point Names: View and edit current
APNs.
Mobile Hotspot
Use Mobile Hotspot to share your
device’s Internet connection with
other devices using your device as a
Mobile Hotspot.
Turn Mobile Hotspot On or Off
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
Use Your Device as a Mobile
Hotspot
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off.
Activate your device’s Mobile hotspot application
to allow other devices to use your device’s Internet
connection.
Warning: By default, your device’s Mobile Hotspot
has no security applied, and any device can connect.
For more information, see “Configure Mobile Hotspot
Settings” on page 103.
Note: You must have a tethering plan on your service
account in order to use the Mobile Hotspot.
Warning: Mobile Hotspot consumes battery power and
uses data service.
Settings
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Connect a Device to
Your Mobile Hotspot
Allowed Device List
Control whether devices connect to your Portable
Wi-Fi hotspot with the Allowed device list. After you
add devices to the list, they can scan for your device
and connect using your device’s Portable Wi-Fi
hotspot name and password.
Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to your
device’s Mobile Hotspot.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.
3.
Activate Wi-Fi on the target device.
4.
Scan for Wi-Fi hotspots and select the target
device from the list.
5.
On the target device, enter your device’s Mobile
Hotspot password. By default, the password is
your device’s phone number.
Settings
Note: Using your device as a Portable Wi-Fi hotspot
consumes battery power and uses data service.
While Portable Wi-Fi hotspot is active, your device’s
applications will use the Portable Wi-Fi hotspot data
service. Roaming while using your device as a Portable
Wi-Fi hotspot will incur extra data charges.
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1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.
3.
Tap More options > Allowed devices, and then
tap
Add to enter the other device’s Phone
name and MAC address.
4.
Tap OK to add the device.
Change the Mobile Hotspot
Password
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.
3.
Tap
4.
Tap the Security field and select WPA2 PSK and
enter a new password.
More options > Configure hotspot,
Configure Mobile Hotspot
Settings
Manage your Mobile Hotspot security and connecting
settings.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
2.
Tap
•
Settings
More options > Configure hotspot:
Network SSID: View and change the name of
your Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
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•
Hide my device: Make your Portable Wi-Fi
hotspot invisible to other Wi-Fi devices during
a scan. Other devices can still connect to your
Portable Wi-Fi hotspot, but will have to set up
the connection manually with your Network
SSID and Password.
•
Security: Choose the security level for your
Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
•
Password: If you choose a security level that
uses a password, enter the password. By
default, the password is your device’s phone
number.
•
Show password: Display your password
instead of masking it.
•
Show advanced options: Access advanced
options, including Broadcast channel, and
to specify the channel your device uses for
Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Turn Off Mobile Hotspot
Automatically
Set your device to automatically turn off Mobile
Hotspot if there are no connected devices.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.
3.
Tap More options > Timeout settings and
select an amount of time.
Settings
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Tethering
Share your device’s Internet
connection with a computer that
connects to your device using a USB
cable or via Bluetooth.
Settings
Connect Your Device to a
Computer Using Tethering
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1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > More networks > Tethering.
2.
Choose a tethering method:
•
USB tethering: Connect the computer to the
device using the USB cable, and then tap
USB tethering to turn tethering on.
•
Bluetooth tethering: Pair your device with
the computer using Bluetooth. Tap Bluetooth
tethering to turn tethering on. For more
information, see “Bluetooth” on page 93.
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
Set up and manage your
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
Connect to a VPN
Note: You must set a screen lock PIN or password
before setting up a VPN. For more information, see
“Lock Screen” on page 114.
Add a VPN
1.
Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.
3.
Tap
Add, and follow the prompts to set up
your VPN.
Settings
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > More networks > VPN.
2.
Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.
3.
Tap the VPN, enter your log in information, and
tap Connect.
Edit or Delete a VPN
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > More networks > VPN.
2.
1.
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1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > More networks > VPN.
2.
Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.
3.
Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit or
delete.
4.
Tap either Edit network or Delete network.
Screen Mirroring
Share Your Device’s Screen with
Another Device.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap More networks > Screen Mirroring.
3.
Available devices are listed, tap Scan to find more
devices.
4.
Tap a device and follow the prompts to connect.
Settings
Settings.
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Sound Settings
Configure the sounds and vibrations
used to indicate notifications, screen
touches, and other activities.
Select a Default Ringtone
Choose from preset ringtones or add your own.
Adjust the Volume
Set the system volume level, and set default volume for
call ringtones, notifications, and other audio.
Apps >
2.
Tap Sound > Volume, and then drag the sliders to
set the default volume for:
•
•
•
•
Settings
3.
Tap a ringtone to hear a preview, and then tap
Done to set it as your default ringtone.
Tap Add to use an audio file as a ringtone.
Settings.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
From a Home screen, tap
Tap Sound > Ringtones.
– or –
Tip: You can also set System volume from the home
screen by pressing the Volume key.
1.
Apps >
1.
2.
Ringtone
Music, video, games and other media
Notifications
System
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Change the Notification Sound
Play Tones When Entering a
Phone Number
Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new
messages and event reminders.
Apps >
Play tone when the dialing keypad is tapped.
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Sound > Notifications.
3.
Tap a sound to preview it, and then tap Done to
set it as your default notification sound.
Your device can vibrate in addition to ringing when you
receive a call.
Apps >
2.
Tap Sound > Vibrate when ringing to turn the
feature on.
Settings
2.
Tap Sound > Dialing keypad tone to turn the
feature on.
Play tones when you touch or tap the screen to make
selections.
Settings.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
From a Home screen, tap
Play Tones When Touching or
Tapping the Screen
Vibrate When Ringing
1.
Apps >
1.
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Sound > Touch sounds to turn the
feature on.
Settings.
Set the Screen Lock Sound
Select an Emergency Tone
Play a sound when you unlock the screen.
Set an alert tone or vibration when receiving an
emergency message.
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Sound > Screen lock sound to turn the
feature on.
Settings
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Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Sound > Emergency tone and select Off,
Alert, or Vibrate.
Display Settings
Note: You can also control Brightness from the
Notification Panel. Drag down the Status Bar at the top
of the screen to find the Brightness slider.
Configure the LED Indicator
Select which functions (such as charging or low
battery) the LED indicator on the front of the device
will display.
Apps >
Automatically Rotate the Screen
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Display > LED indicator for options.
Use the front camera to rotate the screen based on
the orientation of your face.
Adjust the Screen Brightness
Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings
or personal preference. You may also want to adjust
screen brightness to conserve battery power.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Display.
2.
Tap Brightness and drag the slider to adjust the
brightness level.
Settings
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Display.
2.
Tap Auto rotate screen to turn the feature on.
Set the Screen Timeout Delay
Choose how long the display screen remains lit after
you tap the screen or press any key.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Display.
2.
Tap Screen timeout, and then choose a time
period.
3.
Daydream (Screen Saver)
2.
Tap Daydream. Tap ON/OFF to turn Daydream
on. Configure options:
•
Settings
•
Photo Frame: Display pictures in a photo
frame. Tap
Settings for options.
•
Photo Table: Display pictures in a photo table.
Tap
Settings for options.
Tap Preview to see a demonstration of Daydream.
You can set the font style and size for all text that
displays on the screen.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Display.
Google Photos: Display pictures from your
Google Photos account. Tap
Settings for
options.
Change the Font Style and Size
The Daydream setting controls what the screen
displays when the device is docked (dock not
included), or while charging. You can choose to
display colors, or display photos stored on your
device.
1.
•
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Display.
2.
Tap Font size to adjust the size of the font.
3.
Tap Font style to choose a font.
•
Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing
screen of colors.
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Apps >
1.
Tap Download to find new fonts from the
Google Play Store.
Wallpaper
Customize the wallpaper on your
Home screens and Lock screen.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Wallpaper.
2.
Tap Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and
lock screen.
3.
Tap a image to preview it, and then tap
Set as wallpaper.
•
Settings
Tap From Gallery for additional wallpapers.
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Lock Screen
Choose a method for unlocking
your screen. Different Screen Locks
have different levels of security and
options.
Set a Screen Lock
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Lock screen
3.
Tap Screen lock to select a screen lock and level
of security:
•
•
Settings
Settings.
None: Never use a Lock screen.
Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This
option provides no security.
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Pattern: A screen unlock pattern is a tap
gesture you create and use to unlock your
device. This option provides medium security.
•
PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the
screen. This option provides medium to high
security.
•
Password: Create a password for unlocking
the screen. This option provides high security.
Screen Lock Options
All Screen Locks
Dual clock: Display a dual clock on your Lock
screen when roaming.
•
Swipe Only
Unlock effect: Set the visual effect used when
unlocking the screen.
•
•
Help text: Show help information on unlocking
the screen on the Lock screen.
Pattern Only
Make pattern visible: Display the pattern as
your draw it.
•
Pattern, PIN, and Password Only
Lock automatically: Screen will be locked in
5 seconds after screen turns off.
•
Settings
•
Lock instantly with power key: Set the device
to lock with the power key.
•
Auto factory reset: After 10 incorrect
attempts to unlock your phone, it will
automatically do a factory reset. All data
including files and downloaded apps, will be
deleted.
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Show date: Display the date on the
Lock screen.
•
Camera shortcut: Display a camera shortcut
on your Lock screen.
•
Owner information: Show owner information
on the Lock screen.
Notification Panel Settings
►
Customize which Quick setting
buttons appear on the Notification
Panel.
•
You can also customize which apps appear on the
Recommended applications menu on the Notification
Panel when you perform certain actions, such as
plugging in earphones.
Settings
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > Notification panel.
•
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Customize the quick setting buttons that
appear at the top of the Notification Panel as
follows:
-
Tap and drag buttons to reorder them.
Tap Reset to reset the order of the buttons.
Storage
To increase available memory:
View the device memory and usage,
or mount, unmount, or format an
optional memory card (not included).
Device Memory
View and manage the memory used by the device.
►
Settings
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Storage.
Apps >
•
The DEVICE MEMORY displays Total space
and Available space.
•
The amounts of memory used by Applications,
Pictures and videos, Audio, Downloads,
Cached data, and Miscellaneous files are also
displayed.
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1.
Tap Cached data to clear all cached data for all
apps.
2.
Tap Miscellaneous files, select unnecessary files
(or tap Select all), and then tap
Delete.
Memory Card (SD Card)
1.
Once an optional memory card (not included) has
been installed in your device, the card memory
displays as Total space and Available space.
Remove the back cover. For more information, see
“Remove the Back Cover” on page 6.
2.
With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide
the memory card into the slot.
3.
Replace the back cover. For more information,
see “Replace the Back Cover” on page 9.
Install a Memory Card
You can use an optional microSD or microSDHC card
(not included) to add additional memory space to your
device.
Settings
Mount a Memory Card
When you install an optional memory card, it is
automatically mounted (connected to the device) and
prepared for use. However, should you unmount the
card without removing it from the device, you will need
to mount it before it can be accessed.
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1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Storage.
2.
Tap Mount SD card.
Apps >
Remove a Memory Card
Format a Memory Card
Warning: To prevent damage to information stored on
the memory card, unmount the card before removing it
from the device.
Warning: When formatting an SD card, you should
backup your music and photo files that are stored on
the card because formatting the SD card deletes all the
stored data.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Storage.
Apps >
2.
Tap Unmount SD card.
3.
Remove the back cover. For more information, see
“Remove the Back Cover” on page 6.
4.
Gently pull the card out.
5.
Replace the back cover. For more information,
see “Replace the Back Cover” on page 9.
Settings
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Storage.
2.
Tap Format SD card and follow the prompts.
Battery
View how battery power is used for
device activities.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Battery for options:
•
Apps >
Apps and OS Usage
Battery usage displays in percentages per application.
Settings.
Tap Show battery percentage to display the
battery charge percentage next to the battery
icon on the Status Bar.
The battery level displays as a percentage. The
amount of time the battery has been used also
displays.
Settings
Tap Screen, Android System, Android OS, or an
app to view how they are affecting battery use.
2.
Tap
Refresh to update the listing.
Note: Other applications may be running that affect
battery use.
Battery Chart
►
1.
Tap the battery chart to see History details.
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Ultra Power Saving Mode
Conserve battery power by
automatically adjusting the screen
brightness, limiting the performance
of the CPU, and other power
reduction activities.
Ultra power saving mode saves
battery power by limiting the number
of usable apps.
Settings
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2.
Tap Ultra power saving mode for options:
3.
Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
4.
Read the information on the page that appears
and tap Turn on to activate Ultra power saving
mode.
5.
Add icons to add more apps to the
Tap the
Home screen.
6.
To turn off Ultra power saving
mode, tap More options >
Turn off Ultra power saving mode.
Application Manager
You can download and install new
applications on your device. Use
Application manager settings to
manage your downloaded and
preloaded applications.
Memory Usage
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or
Running applications.
Warning: Because this device can be configured
with system software not provided by or supported by
Google or any other company, end-users operate these
devices at their own risk.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Applications >
Application manager.
2.
Swipe across the screen to display
DOWNLOADED, SD CARD, RUNNING, or ALL
to display memory usage for that category of
applications.
The graph on the DOWNLOADED tab shows
used and free device memory. The graph on the
RUNNING tab shows used and free RAM.
Settings
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Downloaded
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Applications >
Application manager.
2.
Tap DOWNLOADED to view a list of all the
downloaded applications on your device.
Settings
•
To switch the order of the DOWNLOADED
list, tap More options > Sort by size,
Sort by name, or Sort by date.
•
To reset all of your application preferences,
tap More options > Reset app preferences.
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•
To uninstall one or more apps, tap More
options > Uninstall multiple.
•
Tap an application to view and update
information about the application, including
memory usage, default settings, and
permissions. The following options are
displayed:
-
Force stop: Stop an app that is
misbehaving. Restart your device if
stopping an app, process, or service
causes your device to stop working
correctly.
-
Uninstall/Uninstall updates: Delete the
application from the device.
-
Move to SD card/Move to device
storage: Move this app from device
storage to your microSD card or from your
microSD card to device storage.
SD Card
-
Clear data: Clear application data from
memory.
1.
-
Clear cache: Clear an application’s
temporary memory storage.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Applications >
Application manager.
2.
-
Clear defaults: Clear an application’s
customization.
Tap SD CARD to view a list of all the downloaded
applications on your SD card.
-
Permissions: View information about the
application’s access to your device and
data.
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your
memory card (not included).
•
To switch the order of the SD CARD list, tap
More options > Sort by size, Sort by name,
or Sort by date.
•
To reset your application preferences, tap
More options > Reset app preferences.
•
To uninstall one or more apps, tap More
options > Uninstall multiple.
Note: When you reset app preferences, you will not lose
any app data.
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3.
Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage,
default settings, and permissions.
4.
Tap one of the applications to view application
information.
•
Stop: Stops the application from running
on the device. This is usually done prior to
uninstalling the application. (Not all services
can be stopped. Stopping services may have
undesirable consequences on the application
or Android System.)
•
Report: Report failure and other application
information.
Running Services
View and control services running on your device.
1.
2.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Applications >
Application manager.
Tap RUNNING to view a list of running services.
Note: Options vary by application.
All the applications that are currently running on
the device display.
3.
Settings
Tap Show cached processes to display all the
cached processes that are running. Tap Show
services in use to switch back.
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Default Applications
If you have multiple applications of
the same type, such as email apps,
you can select one app to be the
default.
You can also use a simpler Home
screen which provides an easier user
experience for first-time smartphone
users.
Settings
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > Applications >
Default Applications.
2.
Tap Home and select a Home screen mode:
3.
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TouchWiz easy home: Provides an easier user
experience for the first-time smartphone users.
•
TouchWiz home: The Home screen that
originally displays on your phone.
Tap Messages and select a default messaging
app.
Application Setting Shortcuts
Shortcuts to the settings for various
apps are available in one convenient
location.
To quickly access the settings for Call, Calendar,
Contacts, Email, or Messages:
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Applications.
2.
Tap one of the following to display the settings for
the selected app:
•
•
•
•
•
Settings
Call
Calendar
Contacts
Email
Messages
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Easy Mode
To return to the default screen layout:
Switch between the default screen
layout and a simpler layout. The
Easy Mode layout has larger text
and icons, making for a more
straightforward visual experience.
To enable Easy Mode:
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Easy mode.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
3.
When Easy Mode is enabled, tap More options
> Help for more information about using and
managing Easy Mode.
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Easy settings > Easy mode.
1.
Tap
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature off.
Location Services
Some apps, such as Google maps,
may require one or more location
services be turned on for full
functionality.
Locating Method
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Location.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
E911
This is a view only field. You cannot turn off E911
Location on any cell phone. E911 Location service is
standard on all mobile phones to allow sharing of your
GPS location with emergency personnel when you
make a call to emergency services (such as 911). This
setting is not configurable.
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Location.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
3.
Tap Mode to select how your location is
determined:
•
High accuracy: Use GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile
networks.
•
Power saving: Use Wi-Fi and mobile networks
(no GPS).
•
GPS only: Use GPS only.
Recent Location Requests
Location Reporting
Apps that have requested your location are listed
under Recent location requests.
Google uses Location Reporting to store and use your
device’s most recent location data. Google apps, such
as Google Maps, can use this data to improve your
search results based on places that you have visited.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Location.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
3.
Tap an entry to view the app’s settings.
Settings
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Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Location.
2.
Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
3.
Tap Google Location Reporting for options:
•
Location Reporting: Allow Google apps to
use your device’s most recent location data.
•
Location History: Allow Google to store a
history of your location data. Tap DELETE
LOCATION HISTORY to permanently delete
your location history.
Security
Secure your device and protect your
data with Security settings.
Encrypt Your Data
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your
device each time you power it on or encrypt the
data on a memory card (not included) each time it is
connected.
Device Administration
Manage your device administrators and application
installation privileges.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Security for options:
Apps >
Settings.
•
Device administrators: Add or remove device
administrators.
•
Unknown sources: Enable installation of
non-Google Play applications.
•
Verify apps: Block or warn before installing
apps that may cause harm.
Warning: Enabling installation of third-party applications
can cause your device and personal data to be more
vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.
Settings
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1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Security for options:
Apps >
Settings.
•
Tap Encrypt phone and follow the prompts to
encrypt all data on your device.
•
Tap Encrypt external SD card to encrypt data
on a memory card (not included).
Set Up or Change Your
SIM Card Lock
View Passwords
Display password characters briefly as you type them.
Use this option to set up your password when one is
first required or change your current password.
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Security > Set up SIM card lock and follow
the prompts.
Prevent Others From
Reactivating Your Device
Stop others from reactivating your device after it has
been reset remotely.
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Security > Reactivation lock to enable the
feature.
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Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Security > Make passwords visible to turn
the feature on.
Credential Storage
Manage your security certificates. If a certificate
authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or for
some other reason you do not trust it, you can disable
or remove it.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Security for options:
Settings
Apps >
Settings.
•
Storage type: Select a storage location for
credential contents.
•
Trusted credentials: Display certificates in
your device’s ROM and other certificates you
have installed.
•
Install from phone storage: Install a new
certificate from storage.
•
Clear credentials: Erase the credential
contents from the device and reset the
password.
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Language and Input Settings
Configure your device’s language
and input settings.
Select Your Default Keyboard
or Input Method
Set Your Default Language
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Language and input > Language.
3.
Select a language from the list.
Settings
Settings.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Language and input > Default.
3.
Select a keyboard.
Settings.
Note: Additional keyboards can be downloaded from the
Google Play Store.
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Samsung Keyboard Settings
Configure options for using the Samsung keyboard.
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Language and input.
3.
Tap
Settings next to Samsung keyboard for
options:
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English(US): Set the keyboard type: Qwerty
keyboard or 3x4 keyboard.
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Select input languages: Choose which
languages are available on the keyboard. To
switch between languages, slide the space bar
sideways.
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Settings
Additional keyboard settings provide
assistance with capitalization, punctuation,
and much more.
Swype Settings
Configure options for using the Swype keyboard.
Predictive text: Allow Predictive text to
suggest words matching your text entries,
and, optionally, complete common words
automatically. Predictive text can learn your
personal writing style from your contacts,
messages, Gmail, and social networking
sites — improving its accuracy of predicting
your text entries.
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1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Language and input.
3.
Tap
Apps >
Settings.
Settings next to Swype for options:
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Settings: Configure basic options.
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Languages: Set the current language.
Additional languages can be downloaded.
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Gestures: Learn about using Swype gestures.
Themes: Change the keyboard layout.
My Words: Manage your personal dictionary,
new word updates, as well as how Swype can
learn from your writing style in various apps.
Help: View information on using Swype.
Google Voice Typing Settings
Voice Search
Speak rather than type your text entries using Google
Voice Typing.
Use Google voice recognition to perform Google
searches using spoken commands.
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Language and input.
3.
Tap
Settings next to Google voice typing for
options:
•
Choose input languages: Select languages
for Google voice typing.
•
Block offensive words: Hide words many
people find offensive are in results of Google
voice searches. Offensive words are replaced
in results with a placeholder (####).
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Settings
To perform a voice search, tap in the Google search
bar or widget. Or say “Ok Google” to launch a Google
search (if the hotword detection option is enabled).
Offline speech recognition: Download and
install speech recognition engines, allowing
you to use voice input while not connected to
the network.
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Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Language and input > Voice search for
options.
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Tap “Ok Google” Detection to launch a
Google search whenever you say “Ok Google.”
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Additional options include selecting a default
language, blocking offensive words, and more.
Text-To-Speech Options
Mouse/Trackpad Settings
Configure your Text-To-Speech (TTS) options. TTS
is used for various accessibility features, such as
TalkBack. For more information, see “Accessibility” on
page 143.
Configure settings for using an optional mouse or
trackpad (not included).
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Language and input > Text-to-speech
options for options:
Settings
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Choose a text-to-speech engine. Tap
Settings next to the TTS engine for
options.
•
Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text
is spoken.
•
Listen to an example: Play a sample of
speech synthesis (available if voice data is
installed).
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Default language status: Display the default
language in use.
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1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Language and input.
2.
Tap Pointer speed to set the speed of the pointer.
Backup and Reset
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Back up your data to Google servers.
You can also reset your device to its
factory defaults.
Factory Data Reset
Backup and Restore
Return your device to its factory defaults.
Enable backup of your information to Google servers.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Backup and reset for options:
Settings
Automatic restore: Enable automatic
restoration of settings from Google servers.
When enabled, backed-up settings are
restored when you reinstall an application.
Warning: This action permanently erases ALL data from
the device, including Google or other account settings,
system and application data and settings, downloaded
applications, as well as your music, photos, videos, and
other files.
Settings.
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Back up my data: Enable back up of
application data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other
settings to Google servers.
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Backup account: Select a Google account to
be used as your backup account.
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Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Backup and reset > Factory data reset.
3.
Tap Reset phone and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
Reset Settings
To restore any system settings you have changed:
Apps >
Settings.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Backup and reset > Reset settings.
Settings
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Accounts
Set up and manage accounts,
including your Google Account,
Samsung account, email, and social
networking accounts.
Add an Account
Depending on the account, you can
choose to synchronize your calendar,
contacts, and other types of content.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
> Accounts > Add account.
2.
Tap one of the account types.
3.
Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and
set up the account.
Synchronize Accounts
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
> Accounts > (account type).
2.
Tap an account to view the sync settings for that
account.
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Settings
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Check individual data items to sync.
Tap More options > Sync now to
synchronize the account.
Settings
Account Settings
Delete an Account
Each account has its own set of settings. In addition,
you can configure common settings for all accounts of
the same type.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
> Accounts > (account type).
2.
Tap the account, and then tap
Remove account.
Note: Account settings and available features vary
between account types and service providers. Contact
your service provider for more information on your
account’s settings.
1.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
> Accounts > (account type).
2.
Tap Settings or other available options to
configure common settings for all accounts of this
type.
3.
Tap an account to configure that account’s
settings.
Settings
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Settings
More options >
Date and Time Settings
By default, your device receives
date and time information from the
wireless network.
When you are outside network
coverage, you may want to set date
and time information manually using
the date and time settings.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Date and time.
3.
Set the date, time, time zone, time format, and
date format.
Settings
Settings.
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Accessibility
SERVICES
Additional accessibility apps may be downloaded
from the Google Play Store. Certain accessibility
services you install may be configured here.
Accessibility services are special
features that make using the device
easier for those with certain physical
disabilities.
VISION
TalkBack: Speak feedback aloud to help blind
and low-vision users.
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Note: You can download additional accessibility
applications from the Google Play Store.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Accessibility for options:
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Settings.
MORE SETTINGS
Direct access: Press the Home key three
times to open the accessibility options screen.
•
Settings
•
Answering/ending calls: Select the methods
you can use to answer and end a call.
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Single tap mode: Tap to stop or snooze
alarms, calendar events, and timer alerts, and
accept or reject incoming calls.
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TalkBack can collect all of the text you
enter, except passwords, including
personal data and credit card numbers.
It may also log your user interface
interactions with the device.
•
Speak passwords: Read the characters aloud
as you enter your passwords.
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Font size: Set the font size.
Negative colors: Reverse the display
of onscreen colors from White text on a
Black background to Black text on a White
background.
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Magnification gestures: Use exaggerated
gestures such as triple-tapping, double
pinching, and dragging two fingers across the
screen.
•
Notification reminder: Play a beep when a
notification for a call, message, and so on, has
been missed.
•
Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable
accessibility features in two quick steps. Tap
ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
•
Text-to-speech options: Set your preferred
TTS engine and options. For more information,
see “Text-To-Speech Options” on page 137.
Settings
•
Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles
with multimedia files when available. Tap
Google subtitles (CC) for options.
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Mono audio: Switch audio from stereo to
mono for use with one earphone.
•
Sound balance: Use the slider to set the Left
and Right balance when using a stereo device.
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INTERACTION
Interaction control: Customize the way you
interact with applications and settings on your
phone.
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Turn off all sounds: For privacy, turn off all
notifications and audio.
Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung
subtitles with multimedia files when available
Tap Samsung subtitles (CC) for options.
DEXTERITY
Touch and hold delay: Select a time interval
for this tap gesture.
HEARING
Flash notification: Set your camera light to
blink whenever you receive a notification.
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Printing
Print images and documents
to Samsung printers and other
compatible printers (not included).
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Printing.
2.
Tap
Add printer and follow the prompts to
install a printer or printer plug-in.
Settings
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Help
View tips and guidelines for using
your device.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap Help for information about new features,
applications, settings, and so on.
Settings
Settings.
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About Phone
View information about your phone,
including status, legal information,
hardware and software versions, and
a tutorial.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap About phone, and then tap items for more
details:
Settings
Settings.
•
Icon glossary: View details about the icons
seen on the Status Bar.
•
Status: View the status of the battery, network,
and other information about your device.
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Legal information: View your device’s open
source licenses and Google legal information.
•
Device name: View and change your device’s
name.
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Additional device information includes the
Model number, Android version, Build number,
and more.
System Updates
Check for and install available
software updates.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > System updates.
2.
Tap Check for new system update and follow the
prompts to check for available software updates
to download and install.
Settings
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