Samsung Galaxy Sol J321AZ User Manual

Samsung Galaxy Sol J321AZ User Manual
SMARTPHONE
User Manual
Please read this manual before operating your device
and keep it for future reference.
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and the associated privacy policy for each locationbased service to learn how location information will
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access to the Internet and certain Internet content.
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change when you upgrade the device.
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READ THIS INFORMATION BEFORE USING YOUR
MOBILE DEVICE.
Samsung Limited Warranty - This product is
covered under the applicable Samsung Limited
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PROCEDURE and your right to opt out of
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> Legal information > Samsung legal or you may
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online at:
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Table of Contents
Getting Started.................................................1
Gallery............................................................... 51
Front View............................................................2
Back View............................................................3
Assemble Your Device......................................4
Set Up Your Device...........................................7
Set Up Accounts on Your Device....................8
Internet.............................................................. 53
Know Your Device..........................................9
Settings............................................................. 60
Home Screen................................................... 10
Status Bar......................................................... 13
Navigation......................................................... 14
Notification Panel............................................ 16
Enter Text.......................................................... 18
Emergency Mode............................................ 20
How to Use Settings....................................... 61
Memo................................................................ 55
Messages......................................................... 56
My Files............................................................. 58
Voice Recorder................................................ 59
Wi‑Fi................................................................... 62
Bluetooth........................................................... 64
Airplane Mode................................................. 66
Mobile Hotspot and Tethering...................... 67
Data Usage...................................................... 69
Mobile Networks............................................. 70
Calling................................................................ 21
More Connection Settings............................. 71
Phone Screen.................................................. 22
Make and Answer Calls................................. 24
Speed Dial........................................................ 27
Emergency Calls............................................. 28
Set Up and Access Voicemail...................... 29
Sounds and Vibration..................................... 73
Notifications..................................................... 76
Display.............................................................. 77
Advanced Features......................................... 79
Applications Settings...................................... 80
Applications.................................................... 30
Wallpaper......................................................... 82
Apps List........................................................... 31
Google Apps.................................................... 33
Cricket Apps.................................................... 35
Calculator......................................................... 36
Calendar........................................................... 37
Camera and Video.......................................... 39
Clock................................................................. 42
Contacts............................................................ 44
Email.................................................................. 48
Galaxy Apps.................................................... 50
Themes............................................................. 83
Table of Contents
Home Screen Settings................................... 84
Lock Screen and Security............................. 85
Privacy and Safety.......................................... 89
Easy Mode....................................................... 91
Accessibility..................................................... 92
Accounts........................................................... 94
Backup and Reset.......................................... 95
Language and Input....................................... 97
Battery............................................................... 99
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Storage............................................................100
Date and Time...............................................102
About Device.................................................103
Table of Contents
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Getting Started
Learn about your
mobile device hardware,
assembly procedures, and
how to get started using
your new device.
Front View
Proximity sensors
Earpiece
Front camera
Volume key
Power key
Recent
Back
Home key
•Proximity sensors: Detect the presence of
•Recent: Tap to display recent apps.
•Volume key: Adjust the volume of your device’s
objects near the device.
•Front camera: Take self-portraits and record
sounds and audio playback.
videos of yourself.
•Earpiece: Listen to a call.
•Power key: Press and hold to turn the device on
or off, restart it, or for quick access to Emergency
mode. Press to lock or wake up the screen.
•Back: Return to the previous screen or close a
dialog box, menu, or keyboard.
•Home key: Return to the Home screen.
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Front View
Back View
Microphone
Headset jack
Rear camera
Flash
Speaker
USB charger/
Accessory port
Microphone
•Headset jack: Connect an optional headset
•USB charger/Accessory port: Connect the
(not included).
USB charger (included) and other optional
accessories (not included).
•Rear camera: Take pictures and record videos.
•Speaker: Play music and other sounds.
•Microphone: Record audio and detect voice
•Flash: Illuminate subjects in low-light
environments when taking a photo or recording
video.
commands.
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Back View
Assemble Your Device
Install the SIM Card
This section helps you to
assemble your device.
When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are
provided with a plug-in SIM card. During activation,
your SIM card is loaded with your subscription
details, such as your Personal Identification Number
(PIN), available optional services, and other
features.
Remove the Back Cover
1. Remove the back cover using the slot on the
top left of your device.
Warning: Please be careful when handling the
SIM card to avoid damaging it. Keep all SIM cards
out of reach of small children.
Note: The SIM card slot is located below the micro SD
card slot.
2. Lift the cover up and to the right of the device.
Warning: Do not bend or twist the back cover
excessively. Doing so may damage the cover.
►► Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card
slot.
• Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face
down into the device and that the card is
positioned as shown.
Caution: If the SIM card is not inserted correctly, the
device cannot detect it. Reorient the card and place it
back into the slot if the SIM is not detected.
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Assemble Your Device
Install a Memory Card
Replace the Back Cover
You can install an optional microSD or
microSDHC™ memory card (not included) to add
more memory space to your device.
1. Place the back cover onto the back of the device
and press down.
™
Note: A memory card can be installed at any time.
It is not necessary to install it prior to using the device.
Note: The micro SD card slot is located above the
SIM card slot.
2. Press along the edge of the back cover until you
have a secure seal.
Charge the Battery
Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard
Li-Ion battery. A USB charger (charging head and
USB cable) is included with the device for charging
the battery from any standard outlet.
1. Remove the back cover. For more information,
see Remove the Back Cover.
2. Slide the memory card into the slot with the gold
contacts facing down.
The battery comes partially charged. A fully
discharged battery requires up to four hours of
charge time. You can use the device while charging.
3. Replace the back cover. For more information,
see Replace the Back Cover.
Note: It is recommended you fully charge the battery
before using your device for the first time.
Install the Battery
Caution: Use only charging devices and batteries
approved by Samsung™. Samsung accessories are
designed for your device to maximize battery life.
Using other accessories may invalidate your warranty
and may cause damage.
1. Insert the battery into the opening on the back of
the device, making sure the connectors align.
2. Gently press down to secure the battery.
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Assemble Your Device
When to Charge the Battery
1. Insert the USB cable into the port.
When the battery is low and only a few minutes of
operation remain, the device sounds a warning tone
at regular intervals.
In this condition, your device conserves its
remaining battery power by dimming the screen.
When the battery level becomes too low, the device
automatically turns off.
For a quick check of your battery level:
►► View the battery charge indicator located in the
top right corner of your device’s display. A solid
color ( ) indicates a full charge.
2. Connect the USB cable to the charging
head, and then plug the charging head into a
standard outlet.
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.
3. Unplug the charging head from the outlet and
remove the USB cable from the device when
charging is complete.
Getting Started
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Assemble Your Device
Set Up Your Device
Turn Your Device On or Off
Note: Voice Assistant provides voice prompts and
descriptions of items on the screen to improve
accessibility. During setup, you can enable or disable
Voice Assistant by pressing the Home key quickly
three times.
The instructions below explain how to turn your
device on or off.
Turn the Device On
Secure Your Device
To turn the device on:
►► Press and hold the Power key until the device
turns on.
Use your device’s screen lock features to secure
your device.
Turn the Device Off
Lock the Device
To turn the device off:
By default, the device locks automatically when the
screen times out.
1. Press and hold the Power key until the
Device options menu is displayed.
To lock the device:
2. Tap Power off, and confirm if prompted.
►► Press the Power key.
Reset the Device
Unlock the Device
If your device stops responding to taps or finger
gestures and you are unable to turn it off, you can
reset your device.
The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe.
Note: To choose a more secure screen lock, see
Set a Screen Lock.
►► Press and hold the Power key and the
Volume down key at the same time for
more than seven seconds.
To unlock the device:
►► Press the Power key or Home key, and then
drag your finger across the screen.
Initial Set Up
The first time you turn your device on, a Welcome
screen is displayed. It guides you through the basics
of setting up your device.
Follow the prompts to choose a default language,
connect to a Wi-Fi® network, set up accounts,
choose location services, learn about your device’s
features, and more.
Getting Started
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Set Up Your Device
Set Up Accounts on Your Device
Samsung Account
Factory Reset Protection
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 sign in to a Google Account on your
device, Factory Reset Protection is turned on.
Factory Reset Protection (FRP) prevents other
people from using your device if it is reset to factory
settings without your permission. For example, if
your device is lost or stolen and a factory data
reset is performed, only someone with your Google
Account username and password can use the
device.
– 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.
You will not be able to access the device after
a factory data reset if you do not have your
Google Account username and password. For more
information, see Factory Data Reset.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings
> Personal > Accounts > Add account >
Samsung account.
Google Account
Caution: You should remove your Google Account
before shipping your device to Samsung or any other
service provider for service and before resetting the
device to factory settings.
Your new device uses your Google™ Account to
fully utilize its Android™ features, including Gmail™,
Google Hangouts™, and the Google Play™ store.
Enable Factory Reset Protection
Adding a Google Account to your device
automatically turns on the Factory Reset Protection
(FRP) security feature. For more information,
see google.com.
When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing Google Account or create a new
Google Account.
– or –
To create a new Google Account or set up your
Google Account on your device at any time,
use Accounts settings. For more information,
see Accounts.
Disable Factory Reset Protection
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings
> Personal > Accounts > Add account >
Google.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
To disable FRP, remove all Google Accounts from
the device.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Accounts > Google.
3. Tap More > Remove account.
Getting Started
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Set Up Accounts on Your Device
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 capacitive 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
The Home screen is the starting point for using your device.
Notification icons
Status icons
Status bar
Widget
App folder
App shortcuts
Home screen indicator
Apps list
Primary app shortcuts
•Status icons: Displays information about the
•Home screen indicator: Indicates which
device, such as the network signal strength,
battery level, and the time.
Home screen is currently visible.
•App shortcuts: Launches your favorite
•Status bar: Displays device status icons (right)
and notification icons (left).
applications.
•Widget: Runs as a simple application extension
•App folder: Groups multiple apps into a folder.
(not a shortcut) on a Home screen.
•Apps list: Allows quick access to all of your
•Notification icons: Displays new messages and
applications.
emails, available software updates, and more.
•Primary app shortcuts: Display these shortcuts
on all Home screens.
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Home Screen
Customize your Home screens
by adding application shortcuts,
widgets, folders, and custom
wallpapers.
Wallpapers
To access Home screen manager:
2. Tap Wallpapers to customize.
►► From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
For more information, see 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 –
To access Wallpaper settings:
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
►► From a Home screen, tap
> Personal > Wallpaper.
Manage Home Screens
Apps >
Settings
Widgets
Your device comes with multiple Home screens
to hold app shortcuts and widgets. You can add,
remove, change the order of screens, as well as
choose a different main Home screen.
Widgets are self-contained apps that run on a
Home screen. There are many kinds of widgets,
including links to a specific contact, Internet
bookmarks, Gmail and email accounts, and
many others.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
2. Use these options to manage screens:
• Add a screen: Swipe to the end of the
screens, and then tap
Add a Widget to a Home Screen
Add.
You can add a widget to a Home screen.
• Remove a screen: Touch and hold a screen,
and then drag it to
Remove.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
• Set a screen as the main Home screen: Tap
2. Tap Widgets.
Main Home screen at the top of a screen.
This screen is displayed when you press the
Home key.
3. Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a
Home screen, and release it.
• Change the order of screens: Touch
Remove a Widget
and hold a screen, and then drag it to a
new position.
You can remove a widget that you added to a 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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Home Screen
Themes
Remove a Shortcut
Set visual themes for all system screens and icons
on your device.
You can remove a shortcut that you added to a
Home screen.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
1. Touch and hold an app shortcut to release it.
2. Tap Themes to customize.
2. Drag the app shortcut to
release it.
For more information, see Themes.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the app, it
just removes the shortcut from the Home screen.
To access Theme settings:
►► From a Home screen, tap
> Personal > Themes.
Apps >
Remove and
Settings
Folders
Place folders on a Home screen to organize items.
Screen Grid
Change the number of icons that can be placed on
each Home screen by changing the Screen grid
dimensions.
Create a Folder
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an app
shortcut and drag it on top of another app
shortcut until a highlighted box appears.
You can create an app folder on a Home screen.
2. Tap Screen grid.
3. Tap a dimension option (4 x 4, 4 x 5, or 5 x 5)
to preview its appearance. The numbers indicate
how many icons can be placed horizontally by
how many icons can be placed vertically.
2. Release the app shortcut to create the folder.
• Enter folder name: Enter a name for the
folder.
4. Tap Apply to apply the selected dimensions.
•
•
App Shortcuts
You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from
any Home screen.
Palette: Change the color.
Add application: Place more apps in the
folder. Tap apps to select them, and then
tap Add.
3. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it.
• To add more apps, touch and hold an app
shortcut and drag it to the folder.
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen
You can add a shortcut to a Home screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Remove a Folder from a Home Screen
Apps.
You can remove a folder that you added to a Home
screen.
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, drag it to a
Home screen, and then release it.
1. Touch and hold the folder until it detaches.
2. Drag the folder to
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Remove and release it.
Home Screen
Status Bar
The Status bar at the top of the
Home screen provides device
information (such as network
status, battery charge, and time)
on the right side and notification
alerts on the left.
Notification Icons
Missed call: A call has been missed.
Call in progress: A call is in progress.
Call on hold: A call is on hold.
New email: New email has arrived.
Status Icons
Battery full: Battery is fully charged.
New Gmail: New Gmail has arrived.
Battery low: Battery is low.
New voicemail: New voicemail message
has been received.
Battery charging: Battery is charging.
New message: New text or multimedia
message has arrived.
Vibrate mode: Vibrate mode is enabled.
File download in progress: Download of
a file or app is in progress.
Mute mode: Mute mode is enabled.
File upload in progress: File is being
uploaded or sent.
GPS active: Location service (GPS) is
active and acquiring a signal.
4G LTE active: The device is connected
to a 4G LTE wireless network.
App updates available: App updates are
available from the Google Play store.
Signal strength: Cellular network signal
strength.
App updates complete: App installation
or updates are complete.
Network not available: No wireless
network is available.
Wi-Fi active: Wi-Fi is active.
Wi-Fi available: A Wi-Fi network is
available.
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Status Bar
Navigation
Learn the basics for how to
navigate through your device.
Drag
Touchscreen Navigation
•Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen.
•Drag a widget to place it in a new location on a
Touch and hold an item, and then move it to a new
location.
Use the following motions and gestures on your
touchscreen to navigate the device.
Home screen.
Pinch and Spread
Tap
Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger or
spread by moving your fingers apart.
Lightly tap items to select or launch them.
•Tap the keyboard to enter characters or text.
•Tap an item to select it.
•Tap an app shortcut to launch the application.
•Pinch the screen to zoom out while viewing a
picture or a web page.
•Spread your fingers on the screen to zoom in
while viewing a picture or a web page.
Touch and Hold
Touch and hold items on the screen to activate
them.
•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.
Swipe
Lightly drag your finger vertically or horizontally
across the screen.
•Swipe the screen to unlock the device.
•Swipe the screen to scroll through the
Home screens or menu options.
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Navigation
Common Options
The device uses basic command options to perform
common actions.
•More: Tap to view more menu options for a
screen. This often allows you to select items to
delete or share.
•Delete: Tap to select items to delete.
•Share: Tap to select items to share, and a sharing
method.
•Edit: Tap to customize the screen.
•On/Off button: Tap to turn the option on (
off (
) or
).
Checkbox: Tap to enable or select. When
enabled, a checkmark is displayed. You can
often tap a checkbox at the top of the screen to
select all.
•
Menu: Tap to view available options for the
field.
•
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Navigation
Notification Panel
Notification icons on the Status bar display calendar events, device
status, and more. For details, open the Notification panel.
Settings
View all
Quick settings
Outdoors mode
Screen brightness
Notification card
Notification settings
Clear notifications
•Settings: Display the Settings screen.
•View all: See all available Quick settings.
•Outdoors mode: Temporarily adjust screen
•Notification card: View details about a
notification.
•Screen brightness: Adjust screen brightness.
•Quick settings: Quickly enable or disable a
brightness for the outdoors.
feature.
•Clear notifications: Clear all notifications.
•Notification settings: Enable or disable
notifications from each app. For more information,
see Notifications.
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Notification Panel
View the Notification Panel
You can access the Notification panel from any
Home screen.
1. Drag the Status bar down to display the
Notification panel.
2. Swipe down the list to see notification details.
• To open an item, tap it.
• To clear a single notification, drag the
notification left or right.
• To clear all notifications, tap Clear.
3. Drag upward from the bottom of the screen or
tap
Back to close the Notification panel.
Quick Settings
In addition to notifications, the Notification panel
also provides quick access to device functions such
as Wi-Fi, allowing you to quickly turn them on or off.
To view additional Quick settings:
1. Drag the Status bar down to display the
Notification panel.
2. Swipe left or right across the visible icons.
To customize the Quick settings that display:
1. Drag the Status bar down to display the
Notification panel.
2. Tap
View all, and then tap Edit.
• Drag the icons to change their positions. The
first ten icons appear on the Notification panel.
3. Tap Done to save.
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Notification Panel
Enter Text
Text can be entered using a
keyboard or by speaking.
Special Keys
Symbol: Tap to insert symbols.
Touch and hold Options for the following:
Use the Samsung Keyboard
Enter text using a QWERTY keyboard.
Voice input: Enter text using Google
Voice™ typing.
Predictive text
Emoticon: Insert an emoticon at the
cursor position.
Keyboard settings: Access keyboard
settings.
Note: Available options depend on the app in use.
Not all options are available for all apps.
Predictive Text
Predictive text suggests words that match your text
entries, and can automatically complete common
words. Predictive text can learn your personal
writing style from your contacts, messages, email,
and social networking sites — improving the accuracy
of predicting text entries.
Options
Configure the Samsung Keyboard
To customize the Samsung keyboard:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings > System.
Apps >
2. Tap Language and input > Samsung keyboard
for options.
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Enter Text
Use Google Voice Typing
Instead of typing, enter text by speaking.
Settings
Delete text
To enable Google voice typing:
1. Tap
Voice input on the Samsung keyboard.
• You may need to touch and hold Options
(left of the Space bar) to find it.
2. Speak your text.
Note: Tap
Settings > Languages to download
additional languages for use with Google voice typing.
Configure Google Voice Typing
To customize Google Voice typing:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings > System.
Apps >
2. Tap Language and input > Google voice typing
for options.
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Enter Text
Emergency Mode
Use Emergency Mode
Emergency mode conserves
your device’s remaining power
when you are in an emergency
situation.
While in Emergency mode, your device conserves
power. The following apps and features are available
on the Home screen:
•Flashlight: Use the device’s flash as a steady
source of light.
Emergency mode saves battery power by:
•Changing the color of the screen to grayscale.
•Restricting application usage to only essential
•Emergency alarm: Sound an audible siren.
•Share my location: Send your location
•Turning off Mobile data when the screen is off.
•Turning off® connectivity features such as Wi‑Fi and
•Phone: Launch the call screen.
•Internet: Launch the Web browser.
• Add: Add other available apps.
-- Maps: Launch Google Maps™.
•Battery percentage: Display estimated battery
information to your emergency contacts.
applications and those you select.
Bluetooth .
Note: When Emergency mode is turned off, the
Location settings may stay the same as they were in
Emergency mode.
charge remaining.
•Estimated usage time remaining: Display
Activate Emergency Mode
estimated standby time that can be reached based
on current battery charge and usage.
To activate Emergency mode:
1. Press and hold the Power key to display the
Device options window.
•Emergency call: Dial the emergency telephone
number (for example, 911). This kind of call can
be made even without activated cellular service.
2. Tap Emergency mode > Turn on.
•More:
-- Turn off Emergency mode: Disable Emergency
• When accessing for the first time, read the
Terms and conditions. If you accept them,
tap the
Checkbox, and then tap Agree.
Confirm when prompted.
mode and return to standard mode.
-- Remove: Choose apps to remove from the
screen.
Turn Off Emergency Mode
-- Manage emergency contacts: Add emergency
►► From the Emergency mode Home screen, tap
More > Turn off Emergency mode.
contacts if none have been set in Safety
Assistance.
-- Settings: Configure the available settings. Only
a limited number of settings are enabled in
Emergency mode.
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Emergency Mode
Calling
Make telephone calls
using a variety of calling
features and services.
Phone Screen
Use the Phone screen to access the dialer keypad, recent calls,
favorites, and contacts.
More options
Tabs
Keypad
Hide the keypad
Voicemail
Call
•More options: Access Speed dial and Call
•Keypad: Dial the number that you want to call.
•Tabs: Display a log of all dialed, received,
settings.
•Hide the keypad: Hide the keypad and display
and missed calls. Display contacts marked as
favorites. Display your contacts and select a
contact to call.
recent calls.
•Call: Make a call.
•Voicemail: Set up and check your
voicemail. For more information, see
Set Up and Access Voicemail.
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Phone Screen
Access Phone
There are a couple of ways to access Phone.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Phone.
Display Your Phone Number
Your phone number can be found in Settings.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings
> System > About device > Status > SIM card
status.
• Your phone number is displayed in the
My phone number field.
Call Settings
There are also a couple of ways to access the
Call settings menu.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Phone > More >
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
> Device > Applications > Phone.
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Phone Screen
Make and Answer Calls
Answer a Call
Learn how to make or answer
a call. Explore features and
functionality associated with
making or answering a call.
When a call is received, the phone rings and the
caller’s phone number or name is displayed, if it is
stored in the Contacts list.
►► At the incoming call screen:
• Drag
• Drag
Make a Call
Reject to the left to reject the call and
send it to your voicemail.
You can make a call from a Home screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Tap
• Drag Reject call with message upward and
Phone.
2. Enter a number on the keypad and tap
select a message.
Dial.
If you are using an app, a pop-up screen is
displayed for the incoming call.
Keypad if the keypad is not displayed.
►► On the incoming call pop-up screen:
Dial a Number from Your Contacts List
• Tap
• Tap
You can quickly dial a phone number from your
Contacts list.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
• Tap Reject call with message and select a
message.
Expand to exit the app and view the
main incoming call screen.
• Tap
Phone > Contacts.
2. Swipe your finger across a contact to the right to
call the contact.
End a Call
To finish your call:
Dial a Recent Number
►► Tap
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Answer to answer the call.
Reject to reject the call and send it to
your voicemail.
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Answer to the right to answer the call.
End when you are ready to end your call.
Phone.
2. Tap Log. A list of recent calls is displayed.
3. Tap a contact, and then tap
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Make and Answer Calls
Multitask While on a Call
Place a New Call While on a Call
If you exit the call screen and return to a
Home screen, your active call is indicated by
Call on the Status bar.
If your service plan supports this feature, you can
make another call while a call is in progress.
1. From the active call, tap
second call.
This lets you continue with your current call and do
something else, such as access the contacts list,
view a recent email, or locate a picture.
Add call to dial the
2. Dial the new number and tap
the call is answered:
To return to the call screen:
• Tap
►► Drag the Status bar down to display the
Notification panel, and then tap Call notification.
• Tap
Dial. When
Swap to switch between the two
calls.
Merge to hear both callers at once
(multi-conferencing).
To end a call from any application:
►► Drag the Status bar down to display the
End call.
Notification panel, and then tap
Call Waiting
Options During a Call
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.
Your phone provides several options that you can
use during a call.
To answer a new call while you have a call in
progress:
Adjust the Call Volume
1. Drag
Answer in any direction to answer the
new call.
►► Press the Volume keys to increase or decrease
the volume.
2. Tap an option:
– or –
• Put [caller] on hold to place the previous
caller on hold while you answer the new
incoming call.
Tap
Extra volume to quickly add more
volume to the incoming audio.
• End call with [caller] to end the previous call
and answer the new call.
Listen with the Speaker or
Bluetooth Headset
3. Tap the previous On hold number entry and
select
Swap to switch between the two calls.
This places the new caller on hold and activates
the previous call.
Listen to the call using the speaker or through a
Bluetooth headset (not included).
►► Tap
Speaker to hear the caller using the
speaker.
– or –
Tap Bluetooth to hear the caller using a
Bluetooth headset.
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Make and Answer Calls
Call Log
Block a Number
The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received,
or missed are stored in the Call log.
By adding a caller to your Block list, future calls
from this number are sent directly to your voicemail,
and messages are not received.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Log. A list of recent calls is displayed. If the
caller is in your Contacts list, the caller’s name is
displayed.
2. Tap the caller you want to add to the Block list.
3. Tap More > Block/unblock number:
• Call block: Tap On/Off to block calls from this
Save a Recent Call to Your Contacts List
number.
Use recent call information to create a contact or
update your Contacts list.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone > Log.
• Message block: Tap On/Off to block
messages from this number.
Phone > Log.
4. Tap OK to save your changes.
2. Tap the call that contains the information that you
want to save to your Contacts list.
You can also modify the Block list in Settings:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Phone > More >
Settings > Call blocking > Block list.
3. Tap Create contact.
– or –
If you want to replace the number for an existing
contact, tap Update existing.
Delete a Call from the Call Log
To delete Call log entries:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone > Log.
2. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from
the Call log.
3. Tap Delete.
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Make and Answer Calls
Speed Dial
Remove a Speed Dial Number
Assignment
You can assign a shortcut
number to a contact for speed
dialing their default number.
You can remove an assigned Speed dial number.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
Create a Speed Dial
2. Tap More > Speed dial.
Your can assign 100 speed dial numbers.
3. Find the contact to remove from Speed dial.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Tap
4. Tap
Phone.
Remove.
Keypad if the keypad is not displayed.
2. Tap More > Speed dial. The Speed dial screen
displays the numbers 1 through 100. Number 1
is reserved for Voicemail.
3. Tap an unassigned number (
Add contact).
4. Tap a contact to assign to the number.
• The selected contact is displayed in the
Speed dial number box.
Use Speed Dial to Make a Call
You can make a call using Speed dial.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Tap
Phone.
Keypad if the keypad is not displayed.
2. Touch and hold the Speed dial number.
• If the Speed dial number is more than one
digit long, enter the first digits, and then hold
the last digit.
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Speed Dial
Emergency Calls
You can dial the emergency
telephone number in your
region regardless of the phone’s
cellular service status.
Swipe Lock Screen
If the Lock screen is set to Swipe, you can access
the call screen in a couple of ways.
1. Drag
Phone upward to open the call screen.
- or Swipe across the screen to unlock it, and then
tap
Phone.
Make an Emergency Call
You can dial the emergency telephone number
from your phone whether or not cellular service has
been activated. If your phone is not activated, you
can only make an emergency call.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Enter the emergency telephone number (911 in
North America) and tap
Dial.
3. Complete your call. During this type of call, you
have access to most in-call features.
Phone.
2. Enter the emergency telephone number (911 in
North America) and tap
Dial.
Secure Lock Screens
You can make calls even if your phone has a secure
lock screen.
3. Complete your call. During this type of call, you
have access to most in-call features.
1. Drag
Phone upward to open the call screen.
Call Emergency Services from a
Locked Screen
2. Tap Emergency call to display the Emergency
dialer.
The emergency telephone number can be dialed
even if the phone is locked, allowing anyone to use
your phone to call for help in an emergency. When
accessed from a locked screen, only the emergency
calling feature is accessible to the caller. The rest of
the phone remains secured.
4. Complete your call. During this type of call, you
have access to most in-call features.
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3. Enter the emergency telephone number (911 in
North America) and tap
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Emergency Calls
Set Up and Access Voicemail
Visual Voicemail
Set up and configure your
voicemail.
Use Visual Voicemail to:
•Review and manage your voicemail messages
directly from your phone without dialing into
voicemail.
Set Up Your Voicemail
You can access your voicemail from a Home screen.
1. From the Home screen, tap
Voicemail.
•See a list of your messages on your phone and
select, in any order you choose, which ones you
want to play, call back, forward, delete, or save.
Phone >
2. Follow the tutorial to create a password, record a
greeting, and record your name.
To get started:
1. From the Home screen, tap
Visual voicemail.
Note: These steps may be different depending on
your network.
Apps >
2. Follow the prompts.
Access Your Voicemail
You can access your voicemail from a Home screen.
1. From the Home screen, tap
Voicemail.
Phone >
• You may be prompted to enter a password.
2. Follow the voice prompts from the voicemail
center.
Access Your Voicemail from
Another Phone
You can access your voicemail from another phone.
1. From another phone, dial your wireless phone
number. Wait until you hear your voicemail
greeting.
2. Press the asterisk or star (*) key on the phone
you are using.
3. Enter your password and you are connected to
your voicemail.
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Applications
Learn how to change the
way apps display, organize
apps into folders, and
uninstall or disable apps.
Apps List
Uninstall or Disable Apps
The Apps list displays all
preloaded apps and apps that
you downloaded. You can
uninstall, disable, or hide apps
from view.
You can uninstall or disable apps you download and
install.
•Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled.
•Apps that are disabled are turned off and hidden
from view.
Shortcuts to apps can be placed on any of
the Home screens. For more information, see
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Access Apps
2. Tap Edit. Apps that can be uninstalled or
Uninstall/Disable on their
disabled display
shortcut.
To uninstall or disable an app:
You can access and launch all applications from the
Apps list.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
3. Tap
Uninstall/Disable and follow the prompts
to either uninstall or disable the app.
Apps.
To enable apps after disabling them:
2. Tap an app’s shortcut to launch it.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > Device > Applications >
Application manager.
• To return to the main Home screen, press the
Home key.
Download and Install New Apps
2. Tap All apps > Disabled, and then tap the app
you want to enable.
Find new apps to download and install on your
device.
3. Tap Enable. The app is displayed again in the
Apps list.
Play Store: Download new apps
from the Google Play store. Visit
play.google.com/store/apps to learn more.
•
Search for Apps
To locate an app in your Apps list:
• Galaxy Apps: View and download
Samsung apps that are optimized
for use with Galaxy devices. Visit
samsung.com/levant/apps/mobile/galaxyapps
to learn more.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
2. Tap Search.
• Enter a word or words in the Search field.
As you type, apps that match display on the
screen.
• Tap an entry to launch that app.
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Apps List
Organize Your Apps
To launch apps in a folder:
►► Tap a folder, and then tap an app shortcut to
launch it.
App shortcuts can be listed alphabetically or in your
own custom order.
To delete a folder:
To change the order apps are listed:
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Edit.
2. Tap the folder to delete and tap Delete folder.
Confirm when prompted.
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut or folder, and
then drag it to a new location.
3. Tap Done when finished.
3. Tap Done when finished.
To alphabetize your apps:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Edit.
Add a Folder to a Home Screen
Apps > A-Z.
To add a folder to a Home screen:
2. Tap Save.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
2. Touch and hold a folder, drag it to a
Home screen, and then release it.
Use Folders to Organize Apps
You can organize Apps in a folder on a Home
screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Edit.
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, and then drag it
on top of another app shortcut until a highlighted
box is displayed.
3. Release the app shortcut to create the folder.
• Enter folder name: Name the folder.
• Palette: Change the folder color.
• Add application: Place more apps in the
folder. Tap apps to select them, and then tap
Add.
4. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it.
• To add more apps, touch and hold an app
shortcut and drag it to the folder.
5. Tap Done when finished.
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Apps List
Google Apps
Enjoy these apps from Google.
Google Now
Note: Certain apps require a Google Account.
Visit google.com to learn more.
Works in the background to collect
information you regularly look up and
organize it into convenient cards that
appear when you need them.
Chrome
Visit google.com/landing/now to learn
more.
The Chrome™ browser lets you browse
the Internet and bring your open tabs,
bookmarks and address bar data from
your computer to your mobile device.
Note: When Google Now™ is enabled, you
can access it by tapping
Google.
Hangouts
Visit google.com/chrome/mobile to learn
more.
Meet friends and family online, share
photos, host video calls, and send SMS
and Hangouts messages.
Drive
Use the Google Drive™ application to
open, view, rename, and share your
Google Docs and files.
Visit hangouts.google.com to learn more.
Visit drive.google.com to learn more.
Find your current location and get
directions and other location-based
information.
Maps
Gmail
Visit google.com/maps to learn more.
Send and receive email with Gmail,
Google’s web-based email service.
Note: You must enable location services
to use Google Maps. For more information,
see Location.
Visit gmail.com to learn more.
Google
Photos
Search not only the Internet, but also the
apps and contents of your device.
Google Photos™ automatically backs up
your photos and videos to your Google
Account.
Visit photos.google.com to learn more.
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Google Apps
Play Movies & TV
Watch movies and TV shows purchased
from Google Play. You can stream them
instantly or download them for viewing
when you are not connected to the
Internet. You can also view videos saved
on your device.
Visit play.google.com/store/movies to
learn more.
Play Music
Play music and audio files on your device.
Visit play.google.com/music to learn more.
Play Store
Find new apps, movies and TV shows,
music, books, magazines, and games in
Google Play store.
Visit play.google.com/store to learn more.
Voice Search
Google Voice Search™ lets you use voice
commands to search the web with Google.
YouTube
View and upload YouTube™ videos from
your device.
Visit youtube.com to learn more.
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Google Apps
Cricket Apps
Enjoy these apps from Cricket.
Deezer
Listen on-the-go with ad-free streaming
music, download your favorites to your
phone, and get customized playlists based
on your preferences.
My Cricket
Access billing, make a quick payment,
view usage and access support from the
palm of your hand.
Visual Voicemail
View and play voicemail messages, easily
save important numbers to your Favorites
list, and respond by calling or texting.
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Cricket Apps
Calculator
Scientific Calculator
The Calculator provides basic
and advanced arithmetic
functions.
The Calculator app also provides advanced
arithmetic functions, such as sin, cos, and tan.
To use the Scientific calculator:
►► If Auto rotate is enabled, turn the device to
landscape.
Basic Operation
You can use your calculator to perform basic
operations.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calculator.
– or –
If Portrait is enabled, tap
Apps >
Rotate.
Note: Auto rotate and Portrait are found in the
Quick settings of the Notification panel. For more
information, see Quick Settings.
2. Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
3. Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key.
4. Enter the next number.
5. Tap
Equals to view the result.
6. Tap
Clear to clear the results.
Additional Functions
You can perform additional functions on your
calculator.
To clear the calculator history:
►► Tap History > Clear history.
Tip: Tap Keypad to return to the calculator keys.
To copy all or part of the calculation to the
clipboard:
►► Touch and hold an entry in the display field, and
then tap
Copy.
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Calculator
Calendar
Share an Event
Manage your events and tasks.
You can share events you create from your
Calendar.
Calendar View
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
To choose a calendar view:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
2. Tap
Apps >
2. Tap an event to view it.
Apps >
3. Tap again to edit it, and tap Share. Choose a
sharing method, and follow the prompts.
Menu and tap one of the following:
• Year: Display all twelve months of this year.
Swipe across the screen to display another
year.
Delete an Event
You can delete events you create from your
Calendar.
• Month: Display the current month. Swipe
across the screen to display another month.
Events and tasks are also listed.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
• Week: Display the current week. Swipe across
Apps >
2. Tap an event to view it.
the screen to display another week.
3. Tap again to edit it, and tap Delete. Confirm
when prompted.
• Day: Display today’s schedule by hour. Swipe
across the screen to display another day.
• Tasks: Display all tasks.
3. Tap Today to return to the current date.
Create an Event
You can use your Calendar to create events.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
2. Tap
Apps >
Add to add an event.
3. Enter details for the event, and then tap Save.
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Calendar
Create a Task
Calendar Settings
You can use your Calendar to create tasks.
Tasks are items you add to the calendar to be
accomplished on a certain day. A task appears as
a checklist item and is removed once you mark the
task as complete.
These settings allow you to modify settings
associated with using the Calendar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
Apps >
2. Tap More > Settings.
Apps >
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
2. Tap
Menu (by default, the Month and Year
are shown) and tap Tasks.
3. Tap the Enter new task field to enter a new task.
4. You can choose to set the task for Today,
Expand to set the following
Tomorrow, or tap
options:
• Set date: Choose a date on the calendar for
the task.
• My task: Change the calendar on which the
task is saved. You can change the task to an
event by tapping My calendars.
• Reminder: Set a reminder alert.
• Notes: Save a note with your task.
• Priority: Assign a priority to the task.
5. Tap Save to save the task.
Delete a Task
You can delete tasks you create from your Calendar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calendar.
Apps >
2. Tap a day on the calendar to view the tasks
for the day, or tap
Menu > Tasks from the
drop‑down menu.
3. Tap the
Checkbox by the task to mark it as
complete and remove it from the calendar.
• To delete the task permanently, tap the task to
open it, and then tap Delete.
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Calendar
Camera and Video
Take pictures and record videos with the Camera app.
Show or hide
settings
Gallery
Record video
Quick settings
Take a picture
Switch
cameras
More settings
Shooting
mode
•Gallery: Open the Gallery to view photos and
•Shooting mode: Change the shooting mode.
•More settings: Change other camera settings.
•Quick settings: Select camera settings or
videos.
•Record video: Record a video.
•Take a picture: Take a picture.
•Switch cameras: Switch between the rear and
options.
•Show or hide settings: Show or hide the camera
front cameras.
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Camera and Video
Take Pictures
Shooting Mode
Take pictures with your device’s front or rear
camera.
Several visual effects are available. Some modes are
not available when taking self-portraits.
Note: Prior to using the camera, remove the plastic
protective covering from the camera lens.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. Tap Mode for the following options. Each section
indicates which camera (front or rear) the modes
are available for.
Camera.
2. Using the display screen as a viewfinder,
compose your shot by aiming the camera at the
subject. While composing your picture, use the
available options or these gestures:
Both cameras
• Sound & shot: Enrich your pictures by adding
a few seconds of background sound.
• Touch the screen with two fingers and pinch
Rear camera
or spread them on the screen to zoom in
or out.
• Auto: Allow the camera to evaluate the
surroundings and determine the ideal mode
for the picture.
• Tap the screen to focus on the area you
touched.
• Pro: Manually adjust the ISO sensitivity,
3. Before taking the photo, you can tap the icons to
access various camera options and settings.
4. Tap
Apps >
exposure value, white balance, and color tone
while taking pictures.
Take a picture to take the picture.
• Panorama: Create a linear image by taking
pictures in either a horizontal or vertical
direction.
Note: You can also press the Volume key up or
down to take a picture. This is the default action of the
Volume key while the camera is active. You can also
set the Volume key to act as the video record key or
as a zoom key.
• Continuous shot: Touch and hold the Camera
button to take pictures continuously.
• Beauty face: Take portrait pictures with an
airbrushed effect.
• Sports: Take clearer pictures of fast moving
subjects.
Front camera
• Selfie: Take selfie shots and apply various
effects, such as an airbrushed effect.
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Camera and Video
Camera Settings
Rear camera
• Focus mode: Choose Auto focus for normal
You can adjust your camera’s settings using the
icons on the main camera screen and the full
camera settings menu.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
distances or Macro for close subjects.
Front camera
• Gesture control: Detect palm and
Camera.
automatically take a picture two seconds later.
2. Quick settings are listed across one side of
the camera view finder. Available options vary
depending on the camera or recording mode
used. Default settings include:
• Save pictures as previewed: Save the
self‑portrait or self‑recording as viewed on the
camera screen, not as flipped images.
• Effect: Add special graphical effects.
• Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.
• Flash: Activate or deactivate the flash
(rear camera only).
• Beauty: Take a picture with lightened faces for
gentler images (front camera only).
• Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
pictures take up more memory.
3. Tap
Settings to configure settings for the
Camera. Available options vary depending on the
camera or recording mode used.
Both cameras
• Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
videos take up more memory.
• Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help
composition when selecting subjects.
• Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to
the picture.
• Review pictures: Set to show pictures after
taking them.
• Quick launch: Open camera by pressing the
Home key twice in quick succession.
• Storage location: Select the memory location
for storage. This option only appears if an
optional SD card is installed.
• Volume keys function: Use the Volume key
as the camera key, the record key, or as a
zoom key.
• Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.
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Camera and Video
Clock
The Clock app offers features for
keeping track of time and setting
alarms.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Volume: Drag the slider to set the volume of
the alarm.
• Alarm tone: Choose a sound to play for the
alarm.
• Snooze: Allow snoozing. Set interval and
Clock.
repeat values for the alarm while snoozing.
2. Tap a tab to use a feature:
• Increasing volume: Start playing the alarm
• Alarm: Set an alarm to ring at a specific time.
• World clock: View the time of day or night in
tone at a low volume at an interval before the
alarm time, and slowly increase in volume. This
option is available when you have chosen an
alarm type that includes sound.
other parts of the world. World clock displays
time in hundreds of different cities, within all
24 time zones around the world.
• Alarm name: Enter a name for the alarm.
• Stopwatch: Measure intervals of time.
• Timer: Use a timer to count down to an event
4. Tap Save to save the alarm.
based on a preset time length (hours, minutes,
and seconds).
Delete an Alarm
You can delete an alarm that you created.
Alarm
1. From a Home screen, tap
Set an alarm to ring at a specific time.
2. Find the alarm in the alarm list (under the Alarm
tab), and then tap Delete in the upper right
corner of the alarm entry.
Create an Alarm
Apps >
Clock.
Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or
recurring alarms, and choose options for how to be
notified.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Clock.
2. Tap Alarm > Add.
3. Tap the following items to configure an alarm:
• Date: Choose the day for this alarm.
• Time: Set a time for the alarm.
• Repeat: Choose when to repeat the alarm,
if desired.
• Alarm type: Choose whether the alarm uses
sound, vibration, or vibration and sound to
alert you.
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Clock
World Clock
Timer
The World clock lets you keep track of the current
time in multiple cities around the globe.
The Timer provides a countdown timer for up to
99 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds.
To list a city on the main World clock screen:
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Clock.
2. Tap Timer.
Clock.
3. Use the keypad and tap Hours, Minutes, and
Seconds to set the length of the Timer. The
following options are available:
2. Tap World clock.
3. Tap Add.
4. Swipe through the list or tap Search to find a
specific city.
• Start: Begin the Timer.
• Pause: Pause the Timer.
• Resume: Resume the Timer.
• Cancel: Stop the Timer.
• Reset: Reset the Timer.
5. Tap the city to add it to the World clock list.
6. Repeat to add more cities.
To remove a city from the main World clock screen:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Clock.
2. Tap World clock.
3. Find the city to remove, and then tap Delete
in the upper right corner of the city entry.
Stopwatch
The Stopwatch lets you time events down to a
hundredth of a second.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Clock.
2. Tap Stopwatch and use the following options:
• Start: Begin timing.
• Stop: Stop timing.
• Lap: Keep track of lap times.
• Resume: Continue timing after stopping the
clock.
• Reset: Reset the Stopwatch to zero.
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Clock
Contacts
Store and manage your contacts
with the Contacts app, which
can be synchronized with a
variety of your existing personal
accounts, including Google,
Email, Facebook, and your
Samsung account.
Add a Contact
Use the following procedure to add a new contact.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2. Tap
Create contact, and then tap contact
fields to enter information.
• Choose a storage account for the contact. You
can store the contact on the device, your SIM
card, or sync it with an account.
For more information on connecting with and
managing your accounts through your device,
see Accounts.
Contact photo to assign a picture to
the new contact.
• Tap
• Enter a name, phone number, email address,
Note: The Contacts app is different from the Contacts
tab in the Phone app. Although both list the contacts
in your phone and accounts, the available options and
functions are different.
assign the contact to a group, and choose a
default ringtone.
-- Tap Add to enter additional entries.
-- Tap Remove to remove an entry.
-- Tap More for additional fields.
-- Tap the label to the right of an entry to
Manage Contacts
Access your list of contacts by using the Contacts
app. To access your Contacts list:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
choose a label for the field (for example,
Home or Work).
Apps >
3. Tap Save.
Find a Contact
Edit a Contact
You can search for a contact or swipe the list to find
one by name.
When editing a contact, you can tap a field and
change or delete the information, or you can add
more fields to the contact’s list of information.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2. Tap the Search field, and then enter characters
to find contacts that match.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap Edit.
– or –
3. Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete
information.
Tap a letter on the side of the list to jump directly
to that letter in the alphabetical list. You can also
slide your finger across the alphabetical list to
select a letter with better precision.
Applications
Apps >
4. Tap Save.
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Contacts
Share a Contact
Delete Contacts
When you share a contact, the contact’s information
is sent as a vCard file (.vcf). You can share a
vCard using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct, attach it to a
message, or save it to a storage location.
You can delete a single contact or choose multiple
contacts to delete.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
2. Touch and hold a contact to select it. You can
also tap other contacts or tap the All checkbox
at the top of the screen to select all contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap More >
Share contact.
3. Tap Delete, and then confirm when prompted.
3. Choose a sharing method and follow the
prompts.
Favorites
When you mark contacts as favorites, they are
easily accessible from other apps. Favorites display
together on the Favorites tab in the Phone app.
Link Contacts
When you have contacts from various sources, such
as Gmail or Facebook, you may have multiple similar
entries for a single contact. Contacts lets you link
multiple entries into a single contact.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Mark Contacts as Favorites
You can mark contacts as Favorites.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it.
3. Tap
Apps >
Linked contact.
Apps >
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
Add to Favorites (the star brightens
4. Tap Link another contact, and then tap contacts
to choose them.
).
Remove Contacts from Favorites
5. Tap Link.
You can remove contacts from Favorites.
Unlink Contacts
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
You can unlink a contact that you previously linked.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
Remove from Favorites (the star dims
Apps >
).
2. Tap the contact to display it.
3. Tap More > Manage linked contacts.
4. Tap
Separate beside contacts to unlink them
from the main contact.
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Contacts
Groups
Add Contacts to 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.
You can add contacts to a group.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
2. Tap Groups, and then tap a group.
Create a Group
3. Tap Edit > Add member, and then tap the
contacts you want to add. When finished, tap
Done.
You can create your own contact groups.
4. Tap Save.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
Send a Message to a Group
You can send a text message to members of a
group.
2. Tap Groups, and then tap Create.
3. Tap fields to enter information about the group:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
• Group name: Enter a name for the new group.
• Group ringtone: Customize the sounds for the
Apps >
2. Tap Groups, and then tap a group.
group.
3. Tap More > Send message.
• Add member: Select contacts to add to the
new group, and then tap Done.
4. Type your message and tap Send.
4. Tap Save.
Send an Email to a Group
Rename a Group
You can send an email to members of a group.
You can rename a contact group.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
Apps >
2. Tap Groups, and then tap a group.
2. Tap Groups, and then tap a group.
3. Tap More > Send email.
3. Tap Edit and enter a new name.
4. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the All
checkbox at the top of the screen to select all,
and then tap Done.
4. Tap Save.
• Only group members that have an email
address in their records are displayed.
5. Choose an email account and follow the
prompts.
6. Type your message and tap Send.
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Contacts
Delete a Group
Preset groups cannot be deleted.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
2. Tap Groups, and then tap the group to delete.
3. Tap More > Delete.
4. Tap Group only to only delete the group or tap
Group and members to delete the group and
the contacts in the groups.
Contacts Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings
associated with using the Contacts app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
2. Tap More > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
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Contacts
Email
Use the Email app to view and
manage all your email accounts
in one app.
View Multiple Email Accounts
To access Email:
1. From a Home screen, tap
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
You can view email you receive for multiple accounts
on the Combined inbox screen or you can view
email accounts individually.
3. Tap the account name to view:
• Combined inbox: View all email in a combined
You can configure Email for most accounts in just a
few steps.
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap
Menu at the top left of the screen to view
the current account mailbox.
Email.
Configure Email Accounts
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
inbox.
• [Account Name]: View email for only one
Email.
email account.
2. Follow the prompts to set up your email account.
Manage Your Inbox
To add an Email account:
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap More > Settings >
Apps >
There are several tools available from the Inbox
screen.
Email.
Add account.
►► From a Home screen, tap
3. Enter your email address and password.
Email.
• Tap a message to read and reply or forward it.
• Tap Search to search for key words in your
The device communicates with the appropriate
server to set up your account and synchronize your
email. When complete, your email is displayed in the
Inbox for the account.
email inbox.
• Tap More for additional message options like
sorting, deleting, sharing and more.
Note: To configure email account settings at any
time, tap More > Settings. Tap the email account to
display its settings.
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Apps >
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Email
Create and Send an Email
Email Settings
This section describes how to create and send an
email using the Email app.
These settings allow you to modify settings
associated with using the Email app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Compose.
Apps >
Email >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap More > Settings.
2. Tap the To field to manually add an email
address or tap
Add Recipient to select a
recipient from Contacts or Groups.
3. Under General, tap an option, and then follow
the prompts.
4. Tap an account to configure specific settings for
only that account.
• If manually entering recipients, enter additional
recipients by separating each entry with a
semicolon (;). More recipients can be added at
any time before the message is sent.
• If adding a recipient from your Contacts, tap
the contact to place a checkmark, and then
tap Done. The contact is displayed in the
recipients field.
• Tap
More to add Cc and Bcc fields.
3. Tap the Subject and Message fields to enter
text.
• Tap Attach to add Files, Images, Audio, and
more to your email.
• Tap More for additional email options.
4. Review your message and tap Send.
Remove Email Accounts
To remove an email account:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap More > Settings.
3. Tap the account you want to remove.
4. Tap Remove. Confirm when prompted.
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Email
Galaxy Apps
Samsung Galaxy Apps provides
a quick and easy way to find and
download free premium apps
that are compatible with your
Galaxy device.
To access the Samsung Galaxy Apps website:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Galaxy Apps.
Apps >
Galaxy Essentials
Galaxy Essentials is a collection of specially chosen
apps available through Samsung Apps.
From Galaxy Essentials, you can access and
download a collection of premium content, free of
charge.
To access Galaxy Essentials:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Galaxy Apps.
Apps >
2. Swipe across the Galaxy Apps screens and
locate and tap Galaxy Essentials.
3. Follow the prompts to download
Galaxy Essentials apps.
Note: A Samsung account is required to purchase
and download apps.
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Galaxy Apps
Gallery
View, edit, and manage pictures
and videos.
Play Videos
Note: Some functions described in this section are
only available if there are images or videos in the
Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, tap
View Images and Videos
4. Tap
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When
another app, 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.
Edit Images
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
You can play videos stored on your device.
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder or category to open it.
3. Tap a video to view it.
Play to play the video.
You can edit images stored on your device.
►► While viewing an image, tap the screen once to
see the following options:
Gallery.
2. Tap
Menu in the upper left corner, and
then tap an option to choose the way items are
displayed.
• In Albums view, you can create albums to
organize your images. On the drop-down
menu, tap Albums, and then tap More >
Create album.
3. Depending on the view mode selected, either tap
an image or video to view it, or first tap an album
or folder and then tap an image or video.
•
Share: Send the image to your contacts
by email, messaging, social media, cloud
accounts, or other methods.
•
•
•
Edit: View and use the editing tools.
Delete: Delete the image from your device.
Favorite: Mark the image as a favorite, and
then access it from the Favorites view.
• More:
-- Rotate left: Rotate the picture
counter‑clockwise.
• When viewing an image or video, you can
-- Rotate right: Rotate the picture clockwise.
-- Details: View and edit information about the
swipe left or right to view the next or previous
image or video.
image, including the date created, location,
and properties.
Zoom In or Out
-- Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the
Use one of the following methods to zoom in or out
on an image:
images and videos in the current folder.
•Double-tap anywhere on the screen to zoom in or
-- Set as contact picture: Set the image as
•Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in.
-- Set as wallpaper: Set the image as a
the photo for a contact.
zoom out.
wallpaper for the Home and Lock screens.
Pinch the screen to zoom out.
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Gallery
Share Images and Videos
You can share images and videos from your Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder to open it.
3. In a folder, tap More > Share, select images
and videos, and then tap Share to send them
to others or share them with social network
services.
– or –
While viewing a single image or video, tap
Share to send it to others or share it with
social network services.
Delete Images and Videos
You can delete images stored on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder to open it.
3. Tap More > Edit.
4. Tap images and videos to select them, or tap the
All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all
images and videos.
5. Tap Delete, and confirm when prompted.
– or –
When viewing a single image or video, tap
Delete.
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Gallery
Internet
Access the Internet with a
fully‑featured web browser.
Browser Tabs
Access the Internet
To open a new tab:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Use tabs to view multiple web pages at the
same time.
►► Tap
Internet.
Tabs > New tab.
To close a tab:
Command Keys
1. Tap
The following command keys are available:
2. Tap
•
•
•
•
Back or
Tabs.
Close by the tabs you want to close.
Back: Return to the previous page.
Bookmarks
Forward: Go forward to a recent page.
The Bookmarks page stores Bookmarks,
Saved pages, and History.
Home: Display your Internet Home screen.
Bookmarks: Manage bookmarked pages,
saved pages, and history.
Save and Open Bookmarks
Tabs: Manage open tabs. The number on
the icon indicates the number of tabs that are
currently open.
•
Bookmarking a web page saves the web address so
that you can access it quickly.
Refresh: Refresh or reload the current
Web page.
•
To bookmark the current web page:
1. Tap
Bookmarks > Add.
View a Web Site
2. Type a title for the bookmark and tap Save.
To view a web site:
To open a bookmarked web page:
►► Tap the address field, enter the web address,
and then tap Go on the keyboard.
1. Tap
Bookmarks > Bookmarks.
2. Tap a bookmark entry.
To zoom in or out:
►► Tap the screen twice or pinch the screen to
zoom out. Stretch the screen to zoom in.
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Internet
Saved Pages
Secret Mode
Saving a web page stores the web page content on
your device so that you can access it offline.
Pages viewed in Secret mode are not listed in your
browser history or search history, and leave no
traces (such as cookies) on your device. Secret
tabs are a darker shade than the normal tab
windows.
To save the current web page:
►► Tap More > Save web page.
Note: Any downloaded files remain on your device
after you close the secret tab.
To view saved web pages:
1. Tap
Bookmarks > Saved pages.
To enable Secret mode:
2. Tap a saved page to open it in the browser.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
View History
Internet.
Tabs.
3. Tap Turn on secret.
To view a list of recently visited web pages:
►► Tap
Apps >
4. Tap Create password to protect your
Secret mode data with a password.
Bookmarks > History.
– or –
Share Pages
Tap Do not use password.
To share a web page address with others:
To turn off Secret mode:
►► Tap More > Share, and follow the prompts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Apps >
Internet.
Tabs.
3. Tap Turn off secret.
Internet Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings
associated with using the Internet app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Internet.
2. Tap More > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
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Internet
Memo
Browse Memos
Use Memo to write and save
notes on your device.
You can browse memos you create.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Compose a Memo
Apps >
Memo.
Memo Options
2. Tap
Create memo and type a memo.
Available options include:
•
•
•
•
•
Memo.
• Browse memo entries by swiping up or down.
• To search for a memo, tap Search.
You can create memos using the Memo app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
You can edit, share, or manage memos.
Category: Add or change the category.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Tasks: Add tasks.
2. While browsing memos, tap More for the
following options:
Image: Insert an image into the memo.
Apps >
Memo.
• Edit: Select notes to share, delete, or move.
• Manage categories: Create and manage
Drawing: Create a drawing and add it to
the memo.
categories to organize your memos.
Voice: Use your voice to insert text into the
memo.
3. Tap Save when finished.
Edit Memos
You can make edits to memos you create.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Memo.
2. Tap a memo to view it.
3. Tap the content and make edits. When you are
finished, tap Save.
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Memo
Messages
Create and Send Messages
Learn how to send and receive
different messages using the
Samsung Messages app on your
device.
This section describes how to create and send a
message using the Messages app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Messages.
2. Tap
Types of Messages
Apps >
Compose.
3. Tap the Enter recipients field to manually enter
Add Recipient to select a
a recipient or tap
recipient from your Contacts. You can also select
the recipient based on Groups, Favorites, or
Logs.
The Samsung Messages app provides the following
message types:
•Text Messages (SMS)
•Multimedia Messages (MMS)
• If adding a recipient from your Contacts,
tap the contact to place a checkmark, and
then tap Done. The contact is placed in the
recipients field.
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.
• 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.
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.
• For the Group option, if the number of
recipients is less than ten, all members in
the group are added. You must delete any
unnecessary members in the list by selecting
the trash can icon and deleting unwanted
entries.
Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the
screen and indicate when messages are received
and their type.
4. Tap the Enter message field to enter a message.
•
Attach: Add images, audio, and more to
your message.
•
Add emoji: Choose an available emoji from
the list and add it into your message at the
cursor location.
5. Review the message and tap
Send.
Note: If you exit a message before you send it, the
message is automatically saved as a draft.
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Messages
View New Messages
Messages Settings
When you receive a new message,
New message appears on the Status bar.
Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia
messages, push messages, and more.
To view the message:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Messages > More > Settings.
►► Open the Notification panel and tap the
message. For more information, see
Notification Panel.
Emergency Alerts
– or –
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, contact your wireless provider.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Messages, and then tap the new message to
view it.
• To play a multimedia message attachment
(audio or video), tap
Emergency alerts allows customers to receive
geographically-targeted messages. Alert messages
notify customers of imminent threats to their safety
within their area. There is no charge for receiving an
Emergency alert message.
Play.
• To scroll through the list of messages, swipe
up or down the page.
Delete Messages
There are three types of Emergency alerts:
To delete messages, follow these steps:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Messages.
•Alerts issued by the President
•Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life
Apps >
(extreme and severe)
2. Tap More > Delete.
•AMBER alerts (missing child alert)
3. Tap each message you want to delete or tap the
All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all
messages.
Users may choose not to receive Imminent alerts
(extreme and severe) and AMBER alerts.
4. Tap Delete and confirm if prompted.
Note: Alerts issued by the President cannot be
disabled.
Message Search
To disable Imminent and AMBER alerts:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Messages.
You can search through your messages by using the
Message Search feature.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Messages.
2. Tap More > Settings > Emergency alert
settings.
Apps >
3. Tap Emergency alerts.
2. Tap Search.
• All alerts are enabled (on) by default.
3. Enter a word or phrase to search for, and then
tap
Search on the keyboard.
Applications
Apps >
4. Tap an alert option to disable it.
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Messages
My Files
My Files Options
Access files stored on your
device, including images, videos,
music, and sound clips.
Use My File options to search, edit, clear file history,
and more.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsung folder > My Files. The following
options are available:
To view files in My Files:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsung folder > My Files.
• Search: Search for a file or folder.
• More: Tap for the following options:
-- Clear recent file history: Clear the Recent
2. Tap a category to view the relevant files or
folders.
files category.
3. Tap a file or folder to open it.
-- Show/Conceal hidden files: Show or
conceal hidden files.
File Groups
• Storage usage: Tap to view memory
Files stored in the device are organized into the
following groups:
information for your device.
•Recent files: View recently saved files.
-- This option appears if one or more files have
been accessed recently.
•Device storage: View folders and files located on
the device.
•SD card: View folders and files located on the
optional SD card (not included).
-- This option appears if an optional SD card is
installed.
•Download history: View all apps and files that
have been downloaded to the device.
•Documents: View document files.
•Images: View image files.
•Audio: View audio files.
•Videos: View video files.
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My Files
Voice Recorder
Record voice memos and notes.
Share Recordings
To delete one or more voice recordings:
Create a Voice Recording
1. Tap More > Share.
To create a Voice recording:
2. Tap each recording you want to share, or tap the
All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all
recordings.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsung folder > Voice Recorder. The
following additional controls are available:
•
•
3. Tap Share and select a sharing method. Follow
the prompts to proceed.
Record: Record an audio file.
Pause: Pause the recording of an audio
file.
Delete Recordings
To delete one or more voice recordings:
• Play: Play back the current recording.
• Save: Save the current recording.
• Bookmark: Bookmark the current position of
1. Tap More > Edit.
2. Tap each recording you want to delete, or tap the
All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all
recordings.
the recording.
• More:
-- Turn on Call rejection: Automatically reject
3. Tap Delete to delete the recordings.
phone calls while recording.
Manage Recordings
To display a list of recordings:
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps >
Samsung folder > Voice Recorder.
2. Tap
Recordings. There must be at least one
saved recording.
To search through available recordings:
►► Tap More > Search.
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Settings
Configure your device’s
connections and settings,
add accounts, and
customize Home screens,
apps, and features.
How to Use Settings
Access Settings
Search for Settings
There are a couple of ways to access your device
settings.
If you are not sure exactly where to find a certain
setting, you can use the Search feature.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
Apps >
2. Tap Search.
– or –
• Enter a word or words in the Search field.
Drag down from the Status bar to display the
Notification panel, and then tap Settings.
As you type, settings that match display on the
screen.
Categories of Settings
• Tap an entry to go to that setting.
Settings are grouped into categories.
•Connections: Configure your connections to other
devices and networks.
•Device: Customize the device’s display, sounds
and more.
•Personal: Configure your personal accounts and
preferences.
•System: Customize the device’s system settings.
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How to Use Settings
Wi‑Fi
Wi‑Fi Networks
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 (AP).
To scan for a Wi-Fi network and connect to it:
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn Wi-Fi on.
• When Wi-Fi is turned on, your device
automatically scans for available networks and
displays them.
Turn Wi‑Fi On or Off
Turning Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover
and connect to compatible in-range wireless APs.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
3. 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.
Settings
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn Wi-Fi on
or off.
Manually Connect to a Wi‑Fi Network
Wi-Fi Status Indicators
You can connect your device to a Wi-Fi network
manually.
Status bar icons indicate your current Wi-Fi
connection status:
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
•When Wi-Fi is connected, active, and
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn Wi-Fi on.
communicating with a wireless Access Point,
Wi-Fi active is displayed in the Status bar.
Apps >
Settings
3. Tap More > Add network.
4. Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:
•If a Wi-Fi access point is available, but your
device is not connected to it,
Wi-Fi available
is displayed. It may also display if there is a
communication issue with the target wireless
Access Point.
• Enter network name: Enter the name of the
Wi-Fi network.
• Security: Select a security option and enter
your password.
• Show advanced options: Add advanced
options such as IP settings and Proxy settings.
5. Tap Connect to store the new information and
connect to your target wireless Access Point.
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Wi‑Fi
Wi-Fi Options
Wi-Fi Direct
The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many
of your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services.
Wi-Fi Direct allows direct device‑to-device
connections using Wi-Fi, without having to connect
to a Wi-Fi network.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn Wi-Fi on.
Apps >
Settings
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 for options:
• Add network: Manually add a Wi-Fi network.
• WPS push button: Set up a connection to a
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct. Your device automatically
scans for nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices.
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other
equipment.
4. Select a device, and then follow the prompts to
complete the connection.
• 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).
Wi-Fi Direct Status Indicator
Status bar icons indicate your current Wi-Fi Direct
connection status:
• Smart network switch: Connect automatically
to a mobile network connection when the Wi-Fi
connection is unstable.
•When your device is connected to another device
using Wi-Fi Direct,
the Status bar.
• Advanced:
-- Network notification: Receive notifications
Wi-Fi Direct is displayed in
when open networks in range are detected.
-- Hotspot 2.0: Automatically connect to Wi-Fi
access points that support Hotspot 2.0.
-- Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when
to disconnect from Wi-Fi.
-- Install network 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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Wi‑Fi
Bluetooth
Scan for Bluetooth Devices
Bluetooth is a short-range
communications technology that
connects your device wirelessly
to a number of Bluetooth
devices, such as headsets
and hands-free car Bluetooth
systems, and Bluetooth-enabled
computers, printers, and wireless
devices.
When you want to pair with another Bluetooth
device, you can scan for nearby devices that are
visible.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
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.
• To manually perform a new scan, tap Scan.
Note: The Bluetooth communication range is
approximately 30 feet.
Pair Bluetooth Devices
Turn Bluetooth On or Off
The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to
establish trusted connections between your device
and another Bluetooth device.
Use the settings menu to turn your device’s
Bluetooth on or off.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a
one‑time process. Once a pairing is created, the
devices continue to recognize their partnership and
exchange information without having to re-enter a
passcode.
Settings
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn
Bluetooth on or off.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Bluetooth Status Indicator
Settings
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn on
Bluetooth.
Status bar icons indicate your current Bluetooth
connection status:
•When Bluetooth is turned on,
Apps >
• 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.
Bluetooth is
displayed in the Status bar.
3. Tap the name of the target device when you see
it displayed in the Bluetooth devices section.
• Your device automatically tries to pair with the
target device. If automatic pairing fails, enter
the passcode supplied with the target device.
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Bluetooth
Note: Due to different specifications and features
of other Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and
operations may be different, and functions such as
transfer or exchange may not be possible with all
Bluetooth compatible devices.
Rename a Paired Device
Once you have paired your device to another
device, you can rename the paired device to make it
easier to recognize.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn on
Bluetooth.
3. Tap Settings next to the previously paired
device, and then tap Rename.
4. Enter a new name, and tap Rename.
Delete a Paired Device (Unpair)
When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two
devices no longer recognize each other. To connect
again, you have to pair the devices.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn on
Bluetooth.
3. Tap Settings next to the paired device, and
then tap Unpair to delete the paired device.
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Bluetooth
Airplane Mode
Airplane mode disconnects your
device from all networks and
turns off connectivity features,
such as phone calls and Wi-Fi.
While in Airplane mode, you
can use other features such as
playing music, watching videos,
and other offline applications.
Enable Airplane Mode
To enable or disable Airplane mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Airplane mode, and then tap On/Off to
enable or disable the option.
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Airplane Mode
Mobile Hotspot and Tethering
Connect a Device to Your
Mobile Hotspot
Use Mobile hotspot and
Tethering to share your device’s
Internet connection with other
devices.
Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to
Mobile hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Enable Mobile Hotspot
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot.
Note: You must have a tethering plan on your service
account in order to use Mobile hotspot.
4. Activate Wi-Fi on the target device.
5. Scan for Wi-Fi hotspots and select the target
device from the list.
Warning: Mobile hotspot consumes battery power
and uses data service.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
Activate Mobile hotspot to allow other devices to use
your device’s Internet connection.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
6. Enter your device’s Mobile hotspot password on
the target device.
Settings
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
Allowed Devices List
Control whether devices connect to your Mobile
hotspot with the Allowed devices list. After you add
devices to the list, they can scan for your device and
connect using your device’s Mobile hotspot name
and password.
3. Tap On/Off to turn Mobile hotspot on or off.
• When activating Mobile hotspot for the first
time, you are prompted to configure some
security settings.
Note: Using your device as a Mobile hotspot
consumes battery power and uses data service. While
Mobile hotspot is active, your device’s applications
use the Mobile hotspot data service. Roaming while
using your device as a Mobile hotspot incurs extra
data charges.
Warning: By default, Mobile hotspot has no security
applied, and any device can connect. For more
information, see Configure Mobile Hotspot Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot.
4. Tap More > Allowed devices, and then tap Add
to enter the other device’s Device name and
MAC address.
5. Tap Add to add the device.
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Mobile Hotspot and Tethering
Change the Mobile Hotspot
Password
Timeout Settings
Automatically turn off Mobile hotspot if there are no
connected devices.
You can change your Mobile hotspot password.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Settings
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
3. Tap More > Timeout settings, and then select
an interval.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot.
4. Tap the password, and enter a new password.
Tethering Your Device
5. Tap Save.
You can use USB tethering to share your device's
Internet connection with a computer.
Configure Mobile Hotspot
Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Manage your Mobile hotspot security and
connecting settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering.
3. Connect the computer to the device using the
USB cable, and then tap USB tethering to turn
tethering on.
Settings
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
3. Tap More > Configure mobile hotspot for the
following settings:
• Network name: View and change the name of
your Mobile hotspot.
• Hide my device: Make your Mobile hotspot
invisible to other Wi-Fi devices during a scan.
Other devices can still connect to your Mobile
hotspot, but have to set up the connection
manually with your Network SSID and
Password.
• Security: Choose the security level for your
Mobile hotspot.
• Password: If you choose a security level
that uses a password, enter the password.
A default password is displayed on the Mobile
hotspot screen.
• 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
Mobile hotspot.
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Data Usage
Monitor how your data is
being used, and set limits and
restrictions to conserve it.
Note: Your service provider may account for data
usage differently.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Data usage for options:
• Data usage cycle: Tap the drop-down menu,
and then choose a time period for data usage.
Data usage for the period is displayed on the
graph, along with usage by application at the
bottom of the screen.
• Mobile data: Enable mobile data.
• Set mobile data limit: Your mobile data
connection is turned off when the specified
limit is reached.
• By application: View data usage by
application.
3. Tap More for the following options:
• Restrict background data: Restrict some
apps and services from working unless you
are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
• Show/Hide Wi-Fi usage: Display or hide a
Wi‑Fi tab that shows Wi-Fi usage.
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Data Usage
Mobile Networks
Control your device’s access
to networks and mobile data
service.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Mobile networks for options:
• Mobile data: Allow your device to connect to a
mobile data network.
• International data roaming: Allow your device
to connect to data services while roaming.
Significantly higher charges may result.
• Access Point Names: Choose or add APNs.
• Network operators: Choose available and
preferred networks.
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Mobile Networks
More Connection Settings
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
The More connection settings
allow you to configure a variety
of connectivity settings for your
device.
Set up and manage your Virtual Private Networks
(VPNs).
Note: You must set a secured screen lock
before setting up a VPN. For more information,
see Set a Screen Lock.
Nearby Device Scanning
Scan for nearby devices to connect to and set them
up easily. You receive a notification when there are
available devices to connect to.
Add a VPN
Note: This function uses Bluetooth Low Energy
scanning even if Bluetooth is turned off on your
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
To enable nearby device scanning:
3. Tap Add VPN and follow the prompts to set up
your VPN.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Use the VPN settings menu to add a VPN
connection to your device.
Settings
2. Tap More connection settings > VPN.
Settings
2. Tap More connection settings >
Nearby device scanning.
Connect to a VPN
To connect to a VPN that you have set up:
3. Tap On/Off to enable the feature.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Printing
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap More connection settings > VPN.
Print images and documents to Samsung printers
and other compatible printers (not included).
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Apps >
3. Tap the VPN, enter your log in information, and
tap Connect.
Settings
Disconnect from a VPN
2. Tap More connection settings > Printing.
To disconnect from a VPN that you have set up:
3. Tap a print service and follow the prompts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Note: Tap
Download plug-in to install additional
print service drivers.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap More connection settings > VPN.
3. Tap the VPN, and tap Disconnect.
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More Connection Settings
Edit or Delete a VPN
Once you have set up a VPN connection, you can
edit or delete the connection.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap More connection settings > VPN.
3. Tap Settings next to the VPN that you want to
edit or delete.
4. Edit the VPN and tap Save.
– or –
Tap Delete to delete the VPN.
Reset Network Settings
You can reset Wi-Fi, Mobile data, and Bluetooth
settings with Reset network settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Connections.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap More connection settings > Reset network
settings.
3. Tap Reset settings, and confirm when prompted.
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More Connection Settings
Sounds and Vibration
Adjust the Volume
Configure the sounds and
vibrations used to indicate
notifications, screen touches,
and other interactions.
Set the system volume level and default volume for
call ringtones, notifications, and other audio.
Tip: You can also set the Ringtone volume from a
Home screen by pressing the Volume key.
Apps >
Change the Sound Mode
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
You can switch between sound modes, while
preserving the individual sound settings you have
made.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Volume and drag
the sliders to set the default volume for:
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
• Ringtone
• Media
• Notifications
• System
Settings
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Sound mode, and
then choose a mode:
• Sound: Use the sounds, vibrations, and
volume levels you have chosen in Sound
settings for notifications and alerts.
Select a Default Ringtone
Choose from preset ringtones or add your own.
• Vibrate: Vibrate for notifications and alerts.
This uses the Vibration intensity you choose in
Sound settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
• Mute: Mute all sounds and notifications.
Settings
3. Tap a ringtone to hear a preview and select it.
– or –
Your device can vibrate in addition to ringing when
you receive a call.
Apps >
Apps >
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Ringtone.
Vibrate While Ringing
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Settings
Tap
Add from device storage to use an
audio file as a ringtone.
Settings
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Vibrate while
ringing to enable this option.
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Sounds and Vibration
Select a Default Vibration Pattern
Do Not Disturb
Choose from preset vibration patterns or create your
own pattern.
This setting allows you to block all notifications
and alerts. The options below determine what
notifications can make sounds, and during what time
periods you want to enter this mode.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Vibration pattern.
To activate Do not disturb mode:
3. Tap a pattern to preview and select it.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
3. Tap Turn on now to enable this option.
Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new
messages and event reminders.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Do not disturb.
Change the Notification Sound
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
Scheduling
Settings
This option allows you to turn Do not disturb mode
on or off automatically at scheduled times.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Notification
sounds and configure the following options:
Note: Scheduling is not available if Do not disturb
mode has been turned on manually.
• Default notification sound: Choose a default
sound for all notifications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
• Messages notifications: Choose a sound for
message notifications, and enable or disable
vibration alert.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Do not disturb.
3. Tap Turn on as scheduled, and set the Days,
Start time, and End time.
• Calendar notifications: Choose a sound for
calendar notifications, and enable or disable
vibration alert.
Allow Exceptions
• Email notifications: Configure email account
This option lets you customize which notifications
are allowed while your device is in Do not disturb
mode.
notifications. An email account must be
configured for this option to be available.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Do not disturb.
3. Tap Allow exceptions, and tap one of the
following options:
• No exceptions
• Alarms only
• Custom
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System Sounds
Sound Quality and Effects
Set various other system sound options.
You can enable sound effects when connected to a
headset.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
Settings
Note: Sound effects are only available when
headphones or a compatible Bluetooth headset
(not included) is connected.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration, and tap to enable
each option:
• Touch sounds: Play tones when you touch or
Choose from advanced sound options to customize
your audio experience.
• Screen lock sounds: Play a sound when you
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
• Charging sound: Play a sound when a
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Sound quality and
effects.
tap the screen to make selections.
unlock the screen.
charger is connected.
Settings
3. Tap Adapt sound and follow the prompts to
customize your sound settings.
Key-tap Feedback
4. Tap On/Off to enable each option:
Play tones when the dialing keypad or the keyboard
is tapped.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
Apps >
• SoundAlive+: Recreate the effects of rich
surround sound.
Settings
• Tube Amp: Simulate the soft timbre of a tube
amplifier.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration, and tap to enable
each option:
• Dialing keypad tone: Play a tone when the
dialing keypad is tapped.
• Keyboard sound: Play a sound when the
Samsung keyboard is tapped.
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Sounds and Vibration
Notifications
Select which apps you want
to receive alerts from. Alerts
include notifications, sounds,
and vibrations.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Notifications.
3. Tap On/Off next to an app to enable or disable
notifications.
• Tap Advanced to configure more notification
options for individual apps.
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Notifications
Display
Enable Icon Backgrounds
Configure your display’s
brightness, screen timeout delay,
and other display settings.
You can show icons with a shaded background to
make them stand out on the Home screen and Apps
list screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Adjust the Screen Brightness
Apps >
• Icons only: Show icons only.
• Icons with backgrounds: Show icons with
Settings
shaded backgrounds.
3. Tap Done, and confirm when prompted.
2. Tap Display.
3. Customize options under Brightness:
Set the Screen Timeout
• Drag the Brightness slider to set a custom
brightness level.
Turn the screen off after a set amount of time.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
• Tap Outdoor mode to increase the screen
brightness for 15 minutes for greater visibility
when outdoors.
Choose a screen mode to match your type of
viewing.
You can set the font size and style for all text that is
displayed on the screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Settings
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Display > Screen mode and choose a
screen mode:
2. Tap Display > Font to choose a font size and
style.
• Tap Adaptive display if you want your device
to automatically optimize the display to match
the type of image displayed and other criteria,
such as battery level.
• Drag the slider to adjust the font size.
• Tap a font style to select a font, or tap
Download fonts to find new fonts from
Galaxy Apps.
– or –
Choose a specific type of screen mode based
on what you are viewing.
3. Tap Done to set the font size and style.
Settings
Settings
Select a Screen Mode
Change the Font Size and Style
Apps >
Apps >
2. Tap Display > Screen timeout and choose a
time period.
Note: You can also control Brightness from the
Notification panel.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Settings
2. Tap Display > Icon backgrounds and choose
one of the following options:
Adjust the screen brightness to suit your
surroundings or personal preference. You may
also want to adjust screen brightness to conserve
battery power.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
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Display
Screensaver
The screensaver setting controls what is displayed
on the screen when the device is docked (dock
not included) or while charging. You can choose to
display colors or display photos.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Settings
2. Tap Display > Screensaver.
3. Tap On/Off to enable the screen saver.
4. Configure options:
• Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing
screen of colors.
• Photo table: Display pictures in a photo table.
Tap
Settings for options.
• Photo frame: Display pictures in a photo
frame. Tap
Settings for options.
• Photos: Display pictures from your
Google Account. Tap
Settings for options.
5. Tap More for additional options:
• Preview: See a demonstration of screen saver.
• Select when to use: Select when your device
can go into screen saver mode.
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Display
Advanced Features
Configure features on your
device that make it easier to use.
One-Handed Operation
Change the screen layout to accommodate
operating your device with one hand.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
2. Tap Advanced features > One-handed
operation.
3. Tap On/Off to enable or disable the following:
• Reduce screen size: Press the Home key
three times in quick succession to reduce the
size of the display.
• One-handed input: Adjust the size and
position of the keyboard and other input
methods for easier input with one hand.
Other Features
Configure other useful features. For example, you
can control certain device actions by picking up the
device and by touching the screen with the palm of
your hand or turning over the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Advanced features.
3. Tap On/Off to enable each of the following:
• Quick launch camera: Open the Camera by
quickly pressing the Home key twice.
• Smart alert: Set the device to vibrate when
you pick it up to notify you about missed calls
and messages.
• Easy mute: Mute sounds and video by
covering the screen or turning over the device.
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Advanced Features
Applications Settings
Manage settings for applications
on your device.
Manage Apps
You can view and update information about an
application, including memory usage, default
settings, and permissions.
Application Manager
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
You can download and install new applications
on your device. Use Application manager settings
to manage your downloaded and preloaded
applications.
3. Tap an application to view and update
information about the application. The following
options are displayed:
• Uninstall/Disable: Uninstall or disable the
application. Preloaded apps can only be
disabled.
• Force stop: Stop an app that is misbehaving.
Application Manager Options
Restart your device if stopping an app,
process, or service causes your device to stop
working correctly.
If have disabled apps, you can choose whether to
display them.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Applications > Application manager.
Warning: Because this device can be configured
with system software not provided by or supported
by Google or any other company, you operate this
software at your own risk.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
• Storage: Manage the app’s storage usage.
• Data usage: View mobile data usage.
• Permissions: View permissions granted to the
Settings
2. Tap Applications > Application manager.
app for access to your device’s information.
3. If you have disabled applications:
• Notifications: Configure notifications from
• Tap Menu at the top left of the screen.
• Tap All apps, Enabled, or Disabled.
the app.
• Set as default: Set the app as a default for a
certain category of apps.
4. Tap More for the following options:
• Show/Hide system apps: Show or hide
• Battery: View battery usage since the last full
• Apps that can appear on top: Choose apps
• Memory: View memory usage.
charge.
system (background) apps.
that can run on top of other running apps.
• Change system settings: Select which apps
can change system endings.
• Reset app preferences: Reset options that
have been changed. Existing app data is not
deleted.
Note: Options vary by application.
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Applications Settings
Default Applications
Application Settings
If you have multiple applications of the same type,
such as email apps, you can select one app to be
the default.
Shortcuts to the settings for various apps are
available in one convenient location.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
You can also use a simpler Home screen that
provides an easier user experience for first-time
smartphone users.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Device.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Applications.
3. Tap one of the following to display the settings
for the selected app:
Settings
• Calendar
• Camera
• Contacts
• Email
• Internet
• Messages
• Phone
• Weather
• Google
2. Tap Applications > Default applications.
3. Tap the following to choose default apps:
• Browser app: Choose a default browser app.
• Calling app: Choose a default calling app.
• Messaging app: Choose a default messaging
(text and multimedia) app.
• Set as default: Choose default apps for other
functions.
• Home screen: Choose a Home screen type.
• Device assistance app: Choose an app that
provides assistance for using your device.
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Applications Settings
Wallpaper
Change the look of the Home
and Lock screens with wallpaper.
You can display a favorite picture
or choose from preloaded
wallpapers.
To change wallpaper:
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Wallpaper.
3. Tap Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and
lock screens.
4. Tap an image to preview it, and then tap
Set as wallpaper.
• Tap From Gallery for additional wallpapers.
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Wallpaper
Themes
Set the theme to be applied to
your Home and Lock screens,
wallpapers, and app icons.
You can apply a theme to your Home or
Lock screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Themes.
• Tap a theme to view a preview of various
screens.
• Tap More themes to download additional
themes from the Theme Store with your
Samsung account.
3. Tap Apply to apply the selected theme.
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Themes
Home Screen Settings
Customize your Home screen
by adding application shortcuts,
widgets, folders, and using
wallpapers.
To customize Home screen:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
> Personal > Home screen.
Settings
- or From a Home screen, either touch and hold an
empty space on a screen or pinch the screen.
For more information, see Home Screen.
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Home Screen Settings
Lock Screen and Security
Secure your device and protect
your data with Lock Screen and
Security settings.
• Secure lock settings: Set your secure lock
functions such as Secured lock time, and
Smart lock. This option is not available with
Swipe.
Note: Options vary based on the screen lock type.
Set a Screen Lock
Find My Mobile
It is recommended that you secure your device
using a Screen lock.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Protect your device from loss or theft allowing your
device to be locked, tracked, and for your data to be
deleted remotely.
Settings
►► To access your device remotely, visit
findmymobile.samsung.com.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Screen lock
type to select a screen lock and level of security:
• Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This
Note: You must sign up for a Samsung account and
enable Google location service to use Find My Mobile.
• Pattern: Create a pattern that you draw on
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
option provides no security.
the screen to unlock your device. This option
provides medium security.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Lock screen and security >
Find My Mobile.
• PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the
screen. This option provides medium to high
security.
3. Enter your Samsung account password or, if
you are not logged in to your Samsung account,
tap Add account and follow the prompts. The
following options are available:
• Password: Create a password for unlocking
the screen. This option provides high security.
• Remote controls: Allows you to access your
• None: Never use a Lock screen.
device remotely.
3. Select your notification preferences, if you
choose a secured lock screen option:
• Google location service: Activate or
deactivate Google location service. This
service must be on in order to find your
device.
• Show content
• Hide content
• Do not show notifications
• SIM change alert: Prevent unauthorized
changes to your SIM card by being alerted
whenever an app or service attempts to
change data on your SIM card.
4. Choose a screen lock option:
• Info and app shortcuts: Display a dual clock,
or information such as the weather, on the
Lock screen.
• Notifications on lock screen: Show
notifications on the Lock screen.
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Lock Screen and Security
Unknown Sources
Other Security Settings
Enable installation of non-Google Play applications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Set Up/Change Password
Settings
Protect your device from being reset accidentally by
requiring a special password before it can be reset
to its factory defaults.
2. Tap Lock screen and security >
Unknown sources to enable this option.
Apps >
Warning: Enabling installation of third-party
applications can cause your device and personal data
to be more vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Protect Encrypted Data
3. Tap Set up/change password and follow the
prompts.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings.
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your
device each time you power it on.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
SIM Card Lock
Settings
Require both your SIM card PIN and your ordinary
screen lock type when unlocking the device.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Protect
encrypted data and follow the prompts to
encrypt all data on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your
SD card (not included) when you first access it after
powering on your device.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Set up SIM card lock and follow the
prompts.
Encrypt SD Card
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Settings
3. Tap Lock SIM card to enable the feature.
4. Tap Change SIM card PIN to create a new PIN.
Settings
View Passwords
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Encrypt SD
card.
Display password characters briefly as you type
them.
3. Tap Encrypt SD card and follow the prompts to
encrypt all data on your memory card.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Make passwords visible to turn the
feature on.
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Lock Screen and Security
Security Update Service
Credential Storage
Automatically receive security updates.
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
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following Security update
service options:
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following Credential storage
options:
• Security policy updates: Automatically or
manually check for security policy updates.
-- Automatic updates can also be limited to
• Storage type: Select a storage location for
only when your device is connected to a
Wi‑Fi network.
credential contents.
• View security certificates: Display certificates
• Send security reports: Use Wi-Fi to send
in your device’s ROM and other certificates
you have installed.
security reports to Samsung for threat
analysis.
Device Administration
• User certificates: View user certificates.
• Install from device storage: Install a new
Manage your device administrators and application
installation privileges.
• Clear credentials: Erase the credential
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
certificate from storage.
contents from the device and reset the
password.
Settings
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Device administrators.
• Tap Android device manager to allow it to
lock or erase a lost device.
• Tap Cricket Wi-Fi manager to allow the
Cricket Wi-Fi Manager to perform various data
and security operations.
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Lock Screen and Security
Advanced Security Settings
Use these options to configure advanced security
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following advanced options:
• Trust agents: Perform selected actions when
trusted devices are connected.
-- To view Trust agents, set up a secured
screen lock (Password, PIN, or Pattern).
For more information, see Set a Screen
Lock.
• Pin windows: Pin an app on your device
screen, preventing access to other features of
your device.
• Usage data access: View the applications that
can access your device’s usage history.
• Notification access: View the applications
that can access notifications you receive on
your device.
• Do not disturb permission: View which apps
have permission to change the Do not disturb
settings.
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Lock Screen and Security
Privacy and Safety
Choose from various modes
designed to hide personal
content from being accessed by
anyone else using your device,
or to aid you in an emergency.
5. Tap Improve accuracy to use other connections
for determining your location:
• Wi-Fi scanning: Allow apps and services to
scan for Wi-Fi networks automatically, even
when Wi-Fi is turned off.
• Bluetooth scanning: Allow apps to scan for
and connect to nearby devices automatically
through Bluetooth, even when Bluetooth is
turned off.
Location
Some apps, such as Google Maps, may require
one or more location services be turned on for full
functionality.
Recent Location Requests
Apps that have requested your location are listed
under Recent location requests.
Locating Method
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Before using any features that require location
assistance, you must enable your device’s location
services.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Privacy and safety > Location.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
Settings
4. Tap an entry under Recent location requests to
view the app’s settings.
2. Tap Privacy and safety > Location.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
Location Services
4. Tap Locating method to select how your
location is determined:
Google uses Location History 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.
• GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile networks: Use GPS,
Wi-Fi, and mobile networks.
• Wi-Fi and mobile networks: Use Wi-Fi and
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
mobile networks (no GPS).
• GPS only: Use GPS only.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Privacy and safety > Location.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
4. Tap Google location history and sign in to your
Google Account for more options.
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Privacy and Safety
App Permissions
Send SOS Messages
Control which apps have permissions to use certain
features of your device.
Send a quick alert to your primary contacts when
you are in an emergency situation.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Privacy and safety > App permissions.
2. Tap Privacy and safety > Send SOS messages.
3. Tap the following features to see which apps
have permission to access them:
3. Tap On/Off to turn the feature on and configure
the following options:
• Send messages to: Add recipients by
• Body sensors
• Calendar
• Camera
• Contacts
• Location
• Microphone
• Phone
• SMS
• Storage
• Additional permissions
creating new contacts or selecting from
Contacts.
• Attach pictures: Send pictures to your
emergency contacts.
• Attach audio recording: Send a short audio
message to your emergency contacts.
To send a help message:
►► Press the Power key quickly three times.
4. Tap On/Off next to each app to enable or
disable permissions for that feature.
Report Diagnostic Info
This feature sends diagnostic information about your
device when you are having technical problems.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Privacy and safety > Report diagnostic
info.
3. Read the consent information, and then tap Yes
to enable this feature or tap No thanks.
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Privacy and Safety
Easy Mode
Switch between the default
screen layout and a simpler
layout. The Easy mode layout
has larger text and icons, making
for a more straightforward visual
experience.
To enable Easy mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Easy mode.
3. Tap Easy mode to enable this feature.
• When Easy mode is enabled, you can swipe
down the page and select which apps you
want to display on the Home screens.
4. Tap the apps you want to add or remove.
5. Tap Done to save your settings.
To disable Easy mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Personal.
Settings >
2. Tap Easy mode > Standard mode to exit
Easy mode.
3. Tap Done to confirm.
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Easy Mode
Accessibility
Accessibility services are special
features that make using the
device easier for those with
certain physical disabilities.
• Grayscale: Change all colors to gray.
• Negative colors: Reverse the display of colors
from white text on a black background to black
text on a white background.
• Color adjustment: Adjust the color of
the screen if you are color blind or have
difficulty reading the display because of the
screen color.
Note: You can download additional accessibility
applications from the Google Play store.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
Hearing
• Flash notification: Set your camera light to
blink whenever you receive a notification.
2. Tap Accessibility for options:
• Turn off all sounds: Turn off all notifications
Vision
and audio for privacy.
• Dark screen: Keep the screen turned off at all
times for privacy.
• Hearing aids: Improve the sound quality for
use with hearing aids.
• Rapid key input: Release your finger to enter
selection instead of double tapping.
• Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung
subtitles with multimedia files when available.
• Speak passwords: Read the characters aloud
as you enter your passwords.
• Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles
with multimedia files when available.
• Text-to-speech: Set your preferred TTS
engine and options. For more information, see
Text-to-Speech Options.
• Left/right sound balance: Use the slider to
set the left and right balance when using a
stereo device.
• Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable
accessibility features in two quick steps.
• Mono audio: Switch audio from stereo to
mono for use with one earphone.
• Font size: Set the font size.
• High contrast fonts: Adjust the color and
Dexterity and interaction
• Assistant menu: Improve the device
outline of fonts to increase the contrast with
the background.
accessibility for users with reduced dexterity.
• Press and hold delay: Select a time interval
• High contrast keyboard: Adjust the size of
for this action.
the Samsung keyboard and change its colors
to increase the contrast between the keys and
the background.
• Interaction control: Block areas of the
screen from touch interaction. Disable auto
screen rotation and hard key functions.
Only show application notifications in the
Notification panel and the Status bar.
• Show button shapes: Show buttons with
shaded backgrounds to make them stand out.
• Magnification gestures: Use exaggerated
gestures such as triple-tapping, double
pinching, and dragging two fingers across
the screen.
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Accessibility
More settings
• Direct access: Open your accessibility
settings by pressing the Home key quickly
three times in succession.
• Notification reminder: Beep at set intervals to
remind you of any unread notifications.
• Answering and ending calls: Select shortcuts
for answering and ending calls.
• Single tap mode: Tap to stop/snooze alarms
and calendar events.
Services
Additional accessibility apps may be downloaded
from the Google Play store. Certain accessibility
services you install may be configured here.
• TalkBack: When TalkBack is on, your device
provides spoken feedback to help blind and
low‑vision users.
• Switch access: Switch Access allows you to
control your device using configurable key
combinations. You can move focus to clickable
items and select them.
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Accessibility
Accounts
Account Settings
Set up and manage accounts,
including your Google Account,
Samsung account, email, and
social networking accounts.
Each account has its own set of settings. In addition,
you can configure common settings for all accounts
of the same type.
Note: Account settings and available features vary
between account types and service providers. Contact
your service provider for more information on your
account’s settings.
Depending on the account, you
can choose to synchronize your
calendar, contacts, and other
types of content.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Accounts > [Account type].
Add an Account
3. Tap an account to configure that account’s sync
settings.
You can add and manage all your email, social
networking, and picture and video sharing accounts.
4. Tap other available options for the account type.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
2. Tap Accounts >
Apps >
Remove an Account
Settings
You can remove accounts from your device.
Add account.
Apps >
3. Tap one of the account types.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
4. Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and
set up the account.
2. Tap Accounts > [Account type].
Settings
3. Tap the account and then tap More >
Remove account.
Synchronize Accounts
You can synchronize your calendar, contacts, and
other types of accounts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Accounts > [Account type].
3. Tap an account to view the sync settings for that
account.
4. Tap individual data items to sync.
5. Tap More > Sync all or Sync now to synchronize
the account.
Note: Sync options and the location of the sync
command differ depending on the account type.
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Accounts
Backup and Reset
Reset
Back up your data to Google
servers. You can also reset your
device to its factory defaults.
Restore your device to its default settings.
Reset Settings
You can reset your device to its factory default
settings, which resets everything except the security,
language, and account settings. Personal data is not
affected.
Backup and Restore
Enable backup of your information to your Samsung
account or Google servers.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
2. Tap Backup and reset for options:
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Backup and reset > Reset settings.
Samsung account
3. Tap Reset settings, and confirm when prompted.
• Back up my data: Enable back up of your
phone log, messages, and more through your
Samsung account.
Reset Network Settings
• Restore: Use your Samsung account to
You can reset Wi-Fi, Mobile data, and Bluetooth
settings with Reset network settings.
Google Account
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
restore your backup data.
• Back up my data: Enable back up of
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Backup and reset > Reset network
settings.
application data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other
settings to Google servers.
• Backup account: Select a Google Account to
3. Tap Reset settings, and confirm when prompted.
be used as your backup account.
• Automatic restore: Enable automatic
restoration of settings from Google servers.
When enabled, backed-up settings are
restored when you reinstall an application.
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Backup and Reset
Factory Data Reset
You can reset your device to factory defaults,
erasing all data from your device.
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. Any data stored on
an external SD card is not affected.
Note: When you sign in to a Google Account on your
device, Factory Reset Protection is activated. This
protects your device in the event it is lost or stolen.
For more information, see Factory Reset Protection.
If you reset your device to factory default settings
with the Factory Reset Protection (FRP) feature
turned on, you must enter the user name and
password for a registered Google Account to regain
access to the device. You will not be able to access
the device without the correct credentials.
Warning: If you reset your Google Account password,
you must wait 72 hours after changing your password
to perform a factory data reset on your device.
Before resetting your device:
1. Verify that the information you want to keep has
transferred to your storage area.
2. Log in to your Google Account and confirm your
user name and password.
To reset your device:
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Personal.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Backup and reset > Factory data reset.
3. Tap Reset device and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
4. When the device restarts, follow the prompts to
set up your device.
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Backup and Reset
Language and Input
Samsung Keyboard
Configure your device’s
language and input settings.
Configure options for using the Samsung keyboard.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
Language
Apps >
• English(US): Set the keyboard type: Qwerty
Settings
keyboard or 3x4 keyboard.
•
2. Tap Language and input > Language.
3. Select a language from the list.
Add input languages: Choose which
languages are available on the keyboard. To
switch between languages, slide the Space
bar sideways.
• Predictive text: Predictive text suggests
Default Keyboard
words that match your text entries, and can
automatically complete common words.
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.
You can select a default keyboard for your device’s
menus and keyboards.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
Settings
2. Tap Language and input > Samsung keyboard
for options:
You can select a default language for your device’s
menus and keyboards.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings
• Additional keyboard settings provide
2. Tap Language and input > Default keyboard.
assistance with capitalization, punctuation,
and much more.
3. Select a keyboard.
Note: Additional keyboards can be downloaded from
the Google Play store.
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Language and Input
Google Voice Typing
Text-to-Speech Options
Speak rather than type your text entries using
Google voice typing.
Configure your Text-to-Speech (TTS) options.
TTS is used for various accessibility features,
such as Voice Assistant. For more information,
see Accessibility.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
Apps >
Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
2. Tap Language and input > Google voice typing
for options:
Settings
2. Tap Language and input > Text-to-speech for
options:
• Language: Select languages for Google voice
typing.
• “Ok Google” detection: Launch a Google
• Google text-to-speech engine: Choose the
• Now on tap: Get info based on the current
• Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text
default text-to-speech engine. Tap
for options.
search whenever you say “Ok Google”.
app screen when searching by voice or
holding down the Home key.
Settings
is spoken.
• Default language status: Display the default
• Hands-free: Allow requests with the device
language in use.
locked.
• Speech output: Select options for spoken
Pointer Speed
• Offline speech recognition: Download and
Configure pointer speed for an optional mouse or
trackpad (not included).
feedback.
install speech recognition engines, allowing
you to use voice input while not connected to
the network.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
Apps >
Settings
• Block offensive words: Hide search results
2. Tap Language and input > Pointer speed.
• Bluetooth headset: Use audio input from
3. Drag the slider to the right to go faster or to the
left to go slower.
that contain offensive words.
a Bluetooth headset (not included) if one is
connected.
Settings
Apps >
4. Tap OK to save your setting.
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Language and Input
Battery
View how battery power is used
for device activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Battery for options:
• Power saving mode: Save battery power by
limiting your device’s performance, limiting
vibration feedback, and restricting location
services and most background data.
• Ultra power saving mode: Save battery
power by applying a simplified grayscale
theme to your Home screen and limiting the
number of usable apps.
• Display battery percentage: Display the
battery charge percentage next to the battery
icon on the Status bar.
• Past and predicted usage: View estimated
usage time remaining based on your usage
over the last 7 days.
• Recent battery usage: Tap an item to view
details of its battery usage.
3. Tap More for the following options:
• Refresh: Update the listing.
• Optimize battery usage: Choose apps to
optimize their individual battery usage.
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Battery
Storage
View the device memory and
usage. Mount, unmount, or
format an optional memory card
(not included).
To increase available memory:
Device Memory
4. Tap Delete to confirm.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings > System.
Apps >
2. Tap Storage.
3. Tap Internal storage > Cached data to clear
cached data for all apps.
View and manage the memory used by the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings > System.
Memory Card (SD Card)
Apps >
Once an optional memory card (not included) has
been installed in your device, the card memory
is displayed as part of Total space and Available
space.
2. Tap Storage.
• Device storage used out of the total space
available is displayed.
For more information on memory card installation,
see Install a Memory Card.
3. Tap Internal storage for the following:
• Total space: The total amount of memory on
your device.
Mount a Memory Card
• Available space: The amount of storage
space currently available.
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
need to mount it before it can be accessed.
• System memory: The minimum amount of
storage space required to run the system.
• Used space: The amount of storage space
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings > System.
currently being used.
• Other: The space used by app data,
Apps >
2. Tap Storage > SD card.
downloaded files, and Android system files.
3. Tap Mount.
• Cached data: The amount of data currently
cached.
• Explore: Launch My Files to view content
stored on your device.
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Storage
Remove a Memory Card
Warning: To prevent damage to information stored on
the memory card, unmount the card before removing
it from the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings > System.
Apps >
2. Tap Storage > SD card.
3. Tap Unmount.
4. Remove the back cover. For more information,
see Remove the Back Cover.
5. Slide the card out carefully.
6. Replace the back cover. For more information,
see Replace the Back Cover.
Format a Memory Card
Warning: When formatting an SD card, you should
back up 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 > System.
Apps >
2. Tap Storage > SD card.
3. Tap Format and follow the prompts.
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Storage
Date and Time
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap Date and time. The following options are
available:
• Automatic date and time: Receive date and
time updates from the wireless network.
• Set date: Enter the current date (only available
when Automatic date and time is disabled).
• Set time: Enter the current time (only available
when Automatic date and time is disabled).
• Select time zone: Choose your local time
zone (only available when Automatic date and
time is disabled).
• Use 24-hour format: Set the format for
displaying time.
Settings
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Date and Time
About Device
View information about your
device, including current status,
legal information, hardware and
software versions, and more.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> System.
Apps >
Settings
2. Tap About device, and then tap items for more
details:
• Download updates manually: Check for
software updates.
• Download updates automatically: Check
for software updates and download them
automatically.
• Scheduled software updates: Set a time to
automatically check for and install software
updates.
• Status: View the status of the battery, network,
and other information about your device.
• Legal information: View legal notices and
other legal information.
• Device name: View and change your device’s
name.
• Additional device information includes the
Model number, Android version, Build number,
and more.
Settings
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About Device
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