Samsung Galaxy Sol 2 J326AZ User Manual

Samsung Galaxy Sol 2 J326AZ User Manual
Samsung Galaxy Sol 2
Manual del usuario
SMARTPHONE
User Manual
Please read this manual before operating
your device and keep it for future reference.


Table of Contents
Special Features. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Side Speaker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Entering Text. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Getting Started. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Multi Window. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Set Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Emergency Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Assemble Your Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Start Using Your Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Using Apps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Set Up Your Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Applications Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Learn About Your Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Amazon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Front View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Calculator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Back View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Home Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Camera and Video. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
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Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
How to Use Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Cricket Apps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Wi‑Fi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Galaxy Apps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Gallery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Data Usage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
Google Apps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Airplane Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Mobile Hotspot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Tethering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
My Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Mobile Networks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Location. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
Samsung Gear. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Nearby Device Scanning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
Samsung Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Samsung+. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Virtual Private Networks (VPN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Secure Folder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Reset Network Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
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Sounds and Vibration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
Sound Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
Screen Brightness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
Easy Mute. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
Screen Zoom and Font. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
Vibrations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
Home Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
Easy Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
Ringtone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
Icon Frames . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
Notification Sounds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
Status Bar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
Do Not Disturb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
Screen Timeout. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
System Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
Screen Saver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133
Key-Tap Feedback. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
Wallpapers and Themes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
Sound Quality and Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
Wallpapers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126
Themes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
Block App Notifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
Icons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
Customize App Notifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
Device Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
Smart Alert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
Quick Optimization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
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Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
Factory Data Reset Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
Set Up SIM Card Lock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
RAM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
View Passwords. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Language and Input. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Security Update Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Date and Time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Device Administration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
Credential Storage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Factory Data Reset. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
Knox Active Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Software Update. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
Advanced Security Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Lock Screen and Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
Set a Screen Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
Samsung Cloud. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
Find My Mobile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
Add an Account. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
Unknown Sources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
Backup and Restore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
Secure Folder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Google Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158
Secure Startup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Accessibility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
Encrypt SD Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Vision. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
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Hearing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162
Dexterity and interaction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162
More Accessibility Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
Accessibility Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Other Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
About Device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
Getting Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
167
Videos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Simulators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Tips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Samsung Support. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Legal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169
Legal Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
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Special Features
Learn about your mobile device’s
special features.
Side Speaker
This device features the speaker on the side of the
device.
Speaker
Special Features
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Getting Started
Learn about your mobile device
hardware, assembly procedures,
and how to get started using your
new device.
Set Up Your
Device
Learn how to set up your device for the
first time.
Assemble Your Device
Caution: When removing the back cover, use the
slot next to the Volume key to gently lift the cover
off. Pulling on the Speaker (located next to the
Power button) may cause damage.
This section helps you to assemble your device.
Remove the Back Cover
1. Remove the back cover.
Do not pull
on Speaker
Warning: Do not bend or twist the back cover
excessively. Using excessive force on the cover during
removal or installation of an internal component can
cause the material to break.
2. Lift the cover up and to the left of the device.
Set Up Your Device
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Install the SIM Card
When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are
provided with a plug-in SIM card. During activation,
your SIM card is loaded with your subscription details,
such as your Personal Identification Number (PIN),
available optional services, and other features.
Warning: Please be careful when handling the SIM card
to avoid damaging it. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of
small children.
Install an Optional Memory Card
►► Carefully slide the SIM card into the SIM card slot.
• Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face
You can install a microSD™ or microSDHC™ memory
card (not included) to add more memory space to
your device.
down into the device and that the card is
positioned as shown.
A memory card can be installed at any time. It is not
necessary to install it prior to using the device.
Set Up Your Device
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Install the Battery
►► Slide the memory card into the slot with the gold
contacts facing down.
The battery is installed in the back of the device.
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.
Set Up Your Device
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Replace the Back Cover
Charge the Battery
The back cover should be replaced before using
the device.
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. Place the back cover onto the back of the device
and press down.
The battery comes partially charged. You can use the
device while charging.
1. Insert the USB cable into the USB charger/
Accessory port.
2. Press along the edge of the back cover until you
have a secure seal.
Set Up Your Device
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When the battery level becomes too low, the device
automatically turns off.
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 void your warranty and may
cause damage.
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.
3. Unplug the charging head from the outlet and
remove the USB cable from the device when
charging is complete.
You can also choose to display a percentage value.
Viewing a percentage value can provide a better idea
of the remaining charge on the battery. For more
information, see “Battery” on page 137.
When to Charge the Battery
While charging, the device and the charger may
become hot when using wireless charging or fast
charging. This does not affect the device’s lifespan or
performance and is in the device’s normal range of
operation.
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.
Set Up Your Device
The charger may stop charging if the battery becomes
too hot.
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Start Using Your Device
If the device heats up while charging the battery:
1. Disconnect the charger from the device and close
any running apps.
Turn Your Device On or Off
2. Wait for the device to cool down, and then begin
charging the device again.
The instructions below explain how to turn your device
on or off.
• If the lower part of the device overheats,
To turn the device on:
check for damage to the connected USB cable.
Replace the damaged USB cable with a new
Samsung‑approved cable.
►► Press and hold the Power key until the device
turns on.
• If using a wireless charger, do not place foreign
To turn the device off:
materials between the device and the wireless
charger.
1. Press and hold the Power key until the
Device options menu is displayed.
2. Tap Power off, and confirm if prompted.
Set Up Your Device
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Lock or Unlock Your Device
Restart the Device
Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your
If your device stops responding to taps or finger
gestures and you are unable to turn it off, you can
restart your device.
device.
By default, the device locks automatically when the
screen times out.
►► Press and hold the Power key and the
Volume down key at the same time for more than
seven seconds.
To lock the device:
►► Press the Power key.
Set Up Your Device
The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe.
To choose a more secure screen lock, see
“Set a Screen Lock” on page 147.
Use the Set Up Wizard
The first time you turn your device on, a Welcome
screen is displayed. It guides you through the basics of
setting up your device.
To unlock the device:
►► Press the Power key or Home key, and then drag
your finger across the screen.
Set 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.
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Voice Assistant provides voice prompts and
descriptions of items on the screen to improve
accessibility.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts.
3. Tap
Google Account
Add account > Google.
Factory Reset Protection
Your new device uses your Google™ Account to fully
utilize its Android™ features, including Gmail™,
Google Duo, and the Google Play™ store.
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.
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.
Set Up Your Device
Apps >
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” on page 143.
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Caution: Before shipping your device back to Samsung
or taking it to your nearest Samsung-authorized service
center, you should remove your Google Account before
resetting the device back to factory settings. For more
information, visit: samsung.com/us/support/frp.
Samsung Account
Enable Factory Reset Protection
– or –
Adding a Google Account to your device automatically
turns on the Factory Reset Protection (FRP) security
feature. For more information, visit: google.com.
To create a new Samsung account or set up your
Samsung account on your device at any time, use
Accounts settings.
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Disable Factory Reset Protection
Apps >
3. Tap
Settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts > Google.
• If you have more than one Google Account set
up on your device, tap the Google Account you
want to remove.
3. Tap More options > Remove account.
Set Up Your Device
Settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts.
To disable FRP, remove all Google Accounts from the
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Add account > Samsung account.
Transfer Data from Your Old Device
Add an Email Account
Use the Email app to view and manage all your email
accounts in one app.
Easily transfer your photos, videos, music, apps and
more with Samsung Smart Switch™.
When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing email account or create a new email
account.
Get started today at samsungsmartswitch.com.
Set Up Your Voicemail
– or –
You can access your voicemail from a Home screen.
To create a new email account or set up your email
account on your device at any time, use Accounts
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From the Home screen, tap
Voicemail.
2. Follow the tutorial to create a password, record a
greeting, and record your name.
Settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts.
3. Tap
For more information on voicemail, see “Voicemail” on
page 93.
Add account > Email.
Set Up Your Device
Phone >
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Learn About
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.
Front View
Microphone
Earpiece
Front camera
Proximity sensors
Volume keys
Power key
Recent apps
Back
Home key
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• Proximity sensor
-- Turns off the screen and disables touch
• Volume keys
-- Adjust the volume for ringtones, calls, or
functionality when the device is in close
proximity to the human body.
notifications.
-- In the camera app, press a volume key to take
-- Turns the screen back on and enables touch
a photo.
functionality when the device is outside a
specific range to the human body.
• Power key
-- Briefly press to turn on or off the screen.
-- Press and hold to select a power control option.
• Home key
-- Press and hold to launch Google.
-- Press twice to launch the camera.
Learn About Your Device
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Back View
Rear camera
Speaker
Flash
Headset jack
Microphone
USB charger/Accessory port
Learn About Your Device
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Home Screen
Status bar
App shortcuts
Home screen indicator
Learn About Your Device
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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.
Status Icons
Battery full
4G LTE™ active
Battery low
Signal strength
Battery charging
Network not available
Vibrate mode
Wi-Fi active
Mute mode
Wi-Fi available
Learn About Your Device
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Notification Icons
Missed call
New message
Call in progress
File download in progress
Call on hold
File upload in progress
New email
GPS active
New Gmail
App updates available
New voicemail
App updates complete
Learn About Your Device
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Notifications
Settings
Quick settings
View all
Notification cards
Learn About Your Device
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View the Notification Panel
Quick Settings
You can access the Notification panel from any
Home screen.
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.
1. Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification
panel.
To view additional Quick settings and customize the
Quick settings that display:
2. Swipe down the list to see notification details.
1. Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification
panel.
• To open an item, tap it.
• To clear a single notification, drag the
2. Drag
notification left or right.
View all downward.
• Tap a setting to turn it on or off.
• Tap More options to edit Quick settings or to
• To clear all notifications, tap Clear all.
3. Drag upward from the bottom of the screen or tap
Back to close the Notification panel.
change the button layout.
3. Drag
View all upward to close the
Quick settings.
Learn About Your Device
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Customize Your Home Screen
Wallpapers and Themes
Set visual themes for all system screens and icons on
your device. Change the look of the Home and Lock
screens with wallpaper. You can display a favorite
picture or choose from preloaded wallpapers.
Screens
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.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
2. Tap Wallpapers and themes to customize.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
For more information, see “Wallpapers and Themes” on
page 134.
2. Use these options to manage screens:
• Remove a screen: Touch and hold a screen, and
then drag it to
Widgets
Remove.
Widgets are simple application extensions 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.
• Set a screen as the main Home screen: Tap
Main Home screen at the top of a screen.
This screen is displayed when you press the
Home key.
• Change the order of screens: Touch and hold a
screen, and then drag it to a new position.
• Add a screen: Swipe to the end of the screens,
and then tap
Add.
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To add a widget to a Home screen:
Screen Grid
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
Change the number of icons that can be placed on each
Home screen by changing the Screen grid dimensions.
2. Tap Widgets.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
3. Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a Home screen,
and release it.
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.
To remove a widget:
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget to
release it.
2. Drag the widget to
release it.
Remove shortcut and
4. Tap Apply to apply the selected dimensions.
• Removing a widget does not delete the
widget, it just removes the widget from the
Home screen.
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App Shortcuts
To move a shortcut from one Home screen to another:
You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any
Home screen.
1. Touch and hold an app shortcut to release it.
2. Drag the app shortcut to
release it.
To add a shortcut:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
3. Swipe to a new Home screen.
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, drag it to a Home
screen, and then release it.
4. Tap the shortcut to place it in the next available
location, or drag it to a specific location and
release it.
To remove a shortcut:
1. Touch and hold an app shortcut to release it.
2. Drag the app shortcut to
release it.
Remove shortcut and
• Removing a shortcut does not delete the
app, it just removes the shortcut from the
Home screen.
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Folders
Remove a Folder from a Home Screen
Place folders on a Home screen to organize items.
You can remove a folder that you added to a
Home screen.
Create a Folder
1. Touch and hold the folder until it detaches.
You can create an app folder on a Home screen.
2. Drag the folder to
Remove and release it.
Confirm when prompted.
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.
2. Release the app shortcut to create the folder.
• Enter folder name: Enter a name for the folder.
• Palette: Change the color.
• Add apps: 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.
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Navigation
Double-Tap
Learn the basics for how to navigate through your
device.
Lightly tap items twice to select or launch them.
Touchscreen Navigation
Touch and Hold
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 on the touch
screen may damage the tempered glass surface and
void the warranty.
Touch and hold items on the screen to activate them.
• Double-tap an image to zoom in or out.
• 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.
Use the following motions and gestures on your
touchscreen to navigate the device.
Swipe
Tap
Lightly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across
the screen.
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.
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• Swipe the screen to unlock the device.
• Swipe the screen to scroll through the Home screens
or menu options.
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Drag
Common Options
Touch and hold an item, and then move it to a new
location.
The device uses basic command options to perform
common actions.
• Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen.
• Drag a widget to place it in a new location on a
•
Home screen.
More options: 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 then choose
Pinch and Spread
a sharing method.
Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger or
spread by moving your fingers apart.
• Pinch the screen to zoom out while viewing a picture
• Edit: Tap to customize the screen.
• On/Off: Tap to turn the option on (
• Spread your fingers on the screen to zoom in while
•
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.
off (
or a web page.
viewing a picture or a web page.
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) or
).
Entering Text
Special Keys
Text can be entered using a keyboard or by speaking.
Symbol: Tap to insert symbols.
Use the Samsung Keyboard
Touch and hold Options for the following:
Voice input: Enter text using Google Voice™
typing.
Enter text using a QWERTY keyboard.
Predictive text
Clipboard: Access the clipboard.
Emoticon: Insert an emoticon at the
cursor position.
One-handed input keyboard: Change the
keyboard layout to accommodate use with
one hand.
Keyboard settings: Access keyboard
settings.
Options
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Use Google Voice Typing
Configure the Samsung Keyboard
To customize the Samsung keyboard:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Instead of typing, enter text by speaking.
Settings.
2. Tap General management > Language and input >
Virtual keyboard > Samsung keyboard for options.
• Languages and types: Set the keyboard type
and choose which languages are available on
the keyboard. To switch between languages,
slide the Space bar sideways.
• 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, Gmail, and
social networking sites — improving its accuracy
of predicting your text entries.
•
Settings
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.
Additional keyboard settings provide assistance
with capitalization, punctuation, and much
more.
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Delete text
2. Speak your text.
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Configure Google Voice Typing
• Offline speech recognition: Download and
install speech recognition engines, allowing you
to use voice input while not connected to the
network.
To customize Google voice typing:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap General management > Language and input >
Virtual keyboard > Google voice typing for options.
• Block offensive words: Hide search results that
contain offensive words.
• Languages: Select languages for Google voice
• Bluetooth headset: Use audio input from a
typing.
Bluetooth® headset (not included) if one is
connected.
• “Ok Google” detection: Launch a Google search
whenever you say “OK Google”.
• Hands-free: Allow requests with the device
locked.
• Speech output: Select options for spoken
feedback.
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Multi Window
Window Controls
Tap
Window controls in the middle of the
window border for options.
Multitask by using multiple applications at the same
time.
Switch windows: Switch locations between
Multi window™ apps.
Close app: Close the selected app.
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Enable Multi Window
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
You can also launch recently used apps directly into
Multi window view. Only applications that support
Multi window have the Multi window icon.
Settings.
2. Tap Advanced features > Multi window.
1. Tap
3. Tap Split screen view action to enable this feature.
• Recently used apps that support Multi window
have a
Use Multi Window
• Other recently used apps that support
Multi window display below the launched app.
3. Tap an app icon to add it to the split screen view.
Recent apps.
2. Tap two apps that support Multi window to open
them in split screen view.
‑ or ‑
If you are currently using an app that supports
Multi window, tap another app to add it in split
screen view.
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Multi window icon in their title bar.
2. Tap
Multi window in the title bar to launch an
application in split screen view.
Apps that support Multi window display together
on a split screen. You can switch between the apps,
and adjust the size of their display on the screen.
Multi window is not available for all apps.
1. From any screen, touch and hold
Recent apps.
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Emergency Mode
2. Tap Emergency mode.
• When accessing for the first time, read the
Emergency mode conserves your device’s remaining
power when you are in an emergency situation.
Terms and conditions. If you accept them, tap
the
Checkbox, and then tap Agree. Confirm
when prompted.
Emergency mode saves battery power by:
• Restricting application usage to only essential
3. Tap Turn on.
• Turning off Mobile data when the screen is off.
• Turning off connectivity features such as Wi‑Fi and
Turn Off Emergency Mode
Activate Emergency Mode
►► From the Emergency mode Home screen, tap
More options > Turn off Emergency mode.
applications and those you select.
After Emergency mode is turned off, the Location
settings may stay the same as they were in Emergency
mode.
Bluetooth.
To activate Emergency mode:
1. Press and hold the Power key to display the Device
options window.
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Use Emergency Mode Features
• Estimated usage time remaining: Display
While in Emergency mode, your device conserves
power. The following apps and features are available on
the Home screen:
• Emergency call: Dial the emergency telephone
estimated standby time that can be reached based
on current battery charge and usage.
number (for example, 911). This kind of call can be
made even without activated cellular service.
• Flashlight: Use the device’s flash as a steady source
of light.
•
• Emergency alarm: Sound an audible siren.
• Share my location: Send your location information
-- Turn off Emergency mode: Disable Emergency
mode and return to standard mode.
to your emergency contacts.
-- Remove: Choose apps to remove from the
• Phone: Launch the call screen.
• Internet: Launch the Web browser.
• Add: Add other available apps.
-- Email: Launch the Email app.
-- Maps: Launch Google Maps .
• Battery charge: Display estimated battery charge
screen.
-- Manage emergency contacts: Manage your
medical profile and ICE (In Case of Emergency)
group contacts.
-- Settings: Configure the available settings.
™
Only a limited number of settings are enabled in
Emergency mode.
remaining.
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More options:
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Apps
Learn how to change the way
apps are displayed, organize
apps into folders, and uninstall
or disable apps.
Using Apps
Download and Install New Apps
The Apps list displays all preloaded apps and apps that
you downloaded. You can uninstall, disable, or hide
apps from view.
•
Play Store: Download new apps from the Google
Play store. Visit play.google.com/store/apps to
learn more.
•
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.
Find new apps to download and install on your device.
Access Apps
You can access and launch all applications from the
Apps list.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
Uninstall Apps
2. Tap an app’s shortcut to launch it.
• To return to the main Home screen, press the
You can uninstall or disable apps you download and
install.
Home key.
• Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled.
• Apps that are disabled are turned off and hidden
from view.
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To change the order apps are listed:
To uninstall or disable an app:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More options > Edit.
2. Tap More options > Edit. Apps that
can be uninstalled or disabled display
Uninstall/disable on their shortcut.
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut or folder, and then
drag it to a new location.
3. Tap
Uninstall/disable and follow the prompts
to either uninstall or disable the app.
3. Tap Done when finished.
To alphabetize your apps:
4. Tap Done when finished.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More options > Sort.
Organize Apps
2. Tap Alphabetical order.
Arrange the Order
App shortcuts can be listed alphabetically or in your
own custom order.
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Use Folders
To launch apps in a folder:
You can organize App shortcuts in a folder on an Apps
list screen.
►► Tap a folder, and then tap an app shortcut to
launch it.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More options > Edit.
To delete a folder:
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
More options > Edit.
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, and then drag it on
top of another app shortcut until a highlighted box
is displayed.
2. Tap the folder to delete, and then tap
Remove folder. Confirm when prompted.
3. Release the app shortcut to create the folder.
3. Tap Done when finished.
• Enter folder name: Name the folder.
• Palette: Change the folder color.
• Add apps: Place more apps in the folder.
To add a folder to a Home screen:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
2. Touch and hold a folder, drag it to a Home screen,
and then release it.
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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Applications Settings
4. Tap More options for the following options:
• Sort by size/name: Sort the apps by size or
You can download and install new applications on your
device. Use Application manager settings to manage
your downloaded and preloaded applications.
name.
• Default apps: Choose or change apps that are
used by default for certain features, like email or
browsing the Internet.
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.
• App permissions: Control which apps have
permissions to use certain features of your
device.
If you have disabled apps, you can choose whether to
display them.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Show/Hide system apps: Show or hide system
(background) apps.
Settings.
• Special access: Select which apps can have
2. Tap Apps.
special access permissions to features on your
device.
3. If you have disabled applications:
• Tap Menu at the top left of the screen.
• Tap All apps, Enabled, or Disabled.
Apps
• Reset app preferences: Reset options that have
been changed. Existing app data is not deleted.
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5. Tap an application to view and update information
about the application. The following options are
displayed:
•
• Permissions: View permissions granted to the
app for access to your device’s information.
• Set as default: Set the app as a default for a
Uninstall/Disable: Uninstall or disable the
application. Preloaded apps can only be
disabled.
certain category of apps.
• Apps that can appear on top: Choose apps that
can run on top of other running apps.
• Force stop: Stop an app that is misbehaving.
• Apps that can change system settings: Choose
Restart your device if stopping an app, process,
or service causes your device to stop working
correctly.
which apps can change system settings.
• Mobile data: View mobile data usage.
• Battery: View battery usage since the last full
charge.
• Storage: Manage the app’s storage usage.
• Memory: View memory usage.
• Notifications: Configure notifications from
the app.
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Amazon
Shop at amazon.com™ from your device.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Amazon.
Visit amazon.com to learn more.
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Calculator
View Calculator History
You can view and clear your Calculator history.
The Calculator provides basic and advanced arithmetic
functions.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• To return to the calculator, tap Keypad.
• To clear the calculator history, tap Clear history.
You can use your calculator to perform basic
operations.
Apps >
Calculator.
Scientific Calculator
2. Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
The Calculator app also provides advanced arithmetic
functions.
3. Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key, and
enter the next number.
4. Tap
Equals to view the result.
5. Tap
Clear to clear the results.
To use the Scientific calculator:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
2. Turn the device to landscape view.
• If Auto rotate is not enabled, tap
Rotate screen.
Apps
Calculator.
2. Tap History.
Basic Operation
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Calculator.
Calendar
Calendar View
To choose a calendar view:
Manage your events and tasks.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Add Calendars
Apps >
• Year: Display all twelve months of this year.
Swipe across the screen to display another year.
Calendar.
• Month: Display the current month. Swipe across
2. Tap More options > Manage calendars.
3. Tap
Calendar.
2. Tap View, and then tap an option:
Add existing calendars to the Calendar app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
the screen to display another month. Events and
tasks are also displayed.
Add account, and select an account type.
4. Enter your account information and follow the
prompts.
• Week: Display the current week. Swipe across
the screen to display another week.
• 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.
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Create an Event
Delete an Event
You can use your Calendar to create events.
You can delete events you create from your Calendar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Apps >
Calendar.
Add to add an event.
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap an event to view it, and then tap again to edit it.
3. Enter details for the event, and then tap Save.
3. Tap Delete. Confirm when prompted.
Share an Event
Create a Task
You can share events you create from your Calendar.
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap an event to view it, and then tap again to edit it.
3. Tap Share, choose a sharing method, and follow the
prompts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap View > Tasks.
3. Tap
Add to add a task.
4. Enter details for the task, and then tap Save.
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Delete a Task
Calendar Settings
You can delete tasks you create from your Calendar.
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Calendar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap a day on the calendar to view the tasks for the
day, or tap View > Tasks.
2. Tap More options > Settings.
3. Tap the
Checkbox by the task to mark it as
complete and remove it from the calendar.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
• To delete all tasks, tap Delete all.
• To delete an individual task, tap the task to open
it, and then tap Delete. Confirm when prompted.
Apps
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Calendar.
Camera and Video
Beauty
Settings
Gallery
Take a picture
Flash
Record video
Switch cameras
Modes, camera, or effects
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Camera Shortcut
• To focus the shot, tap the screen. When you
tap the screen, a brightness scale is displayed.
Slide the light bulb up or down to adjust the
brightness.
Open the Camera by quickly pressing the Power key or
Home key twice.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
• To add an effects filter, swipe to the left and tap
a preview filter to apply it to the screen.
2. Tap Advanced features > Quick launch camera,
and tap On/Off to enable.
• To add a shooting mode, swipe to the right and
select a mode.
Take Pictures
• To quickly switch between the front and rear
cameras, swipe the screen up or down.
Take pictures with your device’s front or rear camera.
• To add a camera setting, tap a Quick settings
If you have an SD card installed, pictures and videos are
stored to the SD card. If no card is installed, pictures
and videos are saved to your phone’s memory.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
icon or
3. Tap
Camera.
2. Use the display screen as a viewfinder by aiming
the camera at the subject. While composing your
picture, use the available options or these gestures:
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Settings.
Take a picture to take the picture.
Record Videos
Rear camera
• Auto: Allow the camera to evaluate the
Record high-quality videos using your phone.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
surroundings and determine the ideal mode for
the picture.
Camera.
• Pro: Manually adjust the ISO sensitivity,
2. Aim the camera at your subject, and then tap
Record. The following actions are available:
exposure value, white balance, and color tone
while taking pictures.
• Tap Capture to take a picture while recording.
• Tap Pause to pause recording.
• Tap Resume to resume recording.
• Tap Stop to stop recording.
• Panorama: Create a linear image by taking
pictures in either a horizontal or vertical
direction.
• Continuous shot: Touch and hold the Camera
button to take pictures continuously.
Configure Shooting Mode
• Sports: Take clearer pictures of fast moving
subjects.
Several visual effects are available. Some modes are
not available when taking self-portraits.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Front camera
• Selfie: Take selfie shots and apply various
Camera.
effects, such as an airbrushed effect.
2. Swipe to the right for the Mode options. Each
section indicates which camera (front or rear) the
modes are available for.
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Common
• Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
videos take up more memory.
• Sound & shot: Enrich your pictures by adding a
few seconds of background sound.
•
Front camera
Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
pictures take up more memory.
More options: See more options for the
camera modes.
•
Camera Settings
• Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher
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 >
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
videos take up more memory.
• Save pictures as previewed: Save the
Camera.
self‑portrait or self‑recording as viewed on the
camera screen, not as flipped images.
2. Tap
Settings to configure settings for the
Camera. Available options vary depending on the
camera or recording mode used.
• Ways to take pictures:
-- Tap to take pictures: Tap the screen to take
Rear camera
Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
pictures take up more memory.
selfies.
•
Apps
-- Gesture control: Detect your palm and
automatically take a picture two seconds
later.
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Common
• Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.
• 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 memory card (not included) is installed.
• Volume key function: Use the Volume key
as the camera key, the record key, or for system
volume.
• Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.
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Clock
Alarm
Set an alarm to ring at a specific time.
The Clock app offers features for keeping track of time
and setting alarms.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Create an Alarm
Clock.
Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or
recurring alarms, and choose options for how to be
notified.
2. Tap a tab to use a feature:
• Alarm: Set an alarm to ring at a specific time.
• World clock: View the time of day or night in
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
other parts of the world. World clock displays
time in hundreds of different cities, within all
24 time zones around the world.
Apps >
Add alarm.
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.
• Alarm name: Enter a name for the alarm.
• Snooze: Allow snoozing. Set interval and repeat
• Stopwatch: Measure intervals of time.
• Timer: Use a timer to count down to an event
based on a preset time length (hours, minutes,
and seconds).
values for the alarm while snoozing.
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World Clock
• Alarm tone and volume: Choose a sound to
play for the alarm, and drag the slider to set the
volume of the alarm.
The World clock lets you keep track of the current time
in multiple cities around the globe.
• Vibration: Choose whether the alarm uses
To list a city on the main World clock screen:
vibration alert.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Read time aloud: Set the device to read the time
aloud when the alarm rings.
3. Tap
You can delete an alarm that you created.
5. Tap the city to add it to the World clock list.
Clock.
6. Repeat to add more cities.
2. Find the alarm in the alarm list (under Alarm), and
then touch and hold it to select it.
3. Tap Delete.
Apps
Add city.
4. Swipe through the list or tap Search to find a
specific city.
Delete an Alarm
Apps >
Clock.
2. Tap World clock.
4. Tap Save to save the alarm.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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• Resume: Continue timing after stopping the
To remove a city from the main World clock screen:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
clock.
Clock.
• Reset: Reset the Stopwatch to zero.
2. Tap World clock.
3. Find the city to remove, and then touch and hold it
to select it.
Timer
4. Tap Delete.
The Timer provides a countdown timer for up to
99 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds.
Stopwatch
1. From a Home screen, tap
The Stopwatch lets you time events down to a
hundredth of a second.
2. Tap Timer.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Clock.
3. Use the keypad and tap Hours, Minutes, and
Seconds to set the length of the Timer. The
following options are available:
Clock.
2. Tap Stopwatch and use the following options:
• Start: Begin the Timer.
• Pause: Pause the Timer.
• Resume: Resume the Timer.
• Cancel: Stop the Timer.
• Start: Begin timing.
• Stop: Stop timing.
• Lap: Keep track of lap times.
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Contacts
• Choose a storage account for the contact. You
can store the contact on the device or sync it
with an account.
Store and manage your contacts with the Contacts
app, which can be synchronized with a variety of your
existing personal accounts.
• Tap
Contact photo to assign a picture to the
new contact.
For more information on connecting with and
managing your accounts through your device,
see “Add an Account” on page 155.
• Enter a name and other contact information.
-- Tap Add field to enter additional entries.
-- Tap Remove field to remove an entry.
-- Tap View more for additional fields.
-- Tap the label to the right of an entry to
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.
choose a label for the field (for example,
Home or Work).
Add a Contact
• Tap Scan business card to import contact
Use the following procedure to add a new contact.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
information from a business card through the
device’s camera.
Contacts.
3. Tap Save.
2. Tap
Create contact, and then tap contact fields
to enter information.
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Edit a Contact
Share a Contact
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.
2. Tap the contact to select it, and then tap
Details > Share.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Contacts.
3. Choose whether to send the contact as a
vCard file (VCF) or as a Text.
2. Tap the contact to select it, and then tap
Details > Edit.
4. Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts.
3. Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete
information.
Import Contacts
Your phone can import contacts from an installed
memory card (not included).
4. Tap Save.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Share, Import, or Export Contacts
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap More options > Settings > Import/export
contacts.
When you share a contact, the contact’s information is
sent as a vCard file (VCF) or as a text file. You can share
a vCard using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct, attach it to a
message, or save it to a storage location.
Apps
Apps >
3. Tap Import and follow the prompts.
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Export Contacts
To link contacts:
If you are saving contacts to an account that does
not automatically back them up to the Cloud, you can
manually back them up to an optional installed SD card
for re-import if needed.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to select it, and then tap
Details.
3. Tap More options > Link contacts.
Contacts.
4. Tap contacts to choose them.
2. Tap More options > Settings >
Import/Export contacts.
5. Tap Link.
3. Tap Export and follow the prompts.
To unlink contacts:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Link or Unlink Contacts
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to select it, and then tap
Details.
When you have contacts from various accounts, you
may have multiple similar entries for a single contact.
Contacts lets you link multiple entries into a single
contact.
Apps
Apps >
3. Tap More options > Manage linked contacts.
4. Tap
Disconnect beside contacts to unlink them
from the main contact.
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Mark Contacts as Favorites
Delete Contacts
When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily
accessible from other apps. Favorites display together
on the Favorites tab in the Phone app.
You can delete a single contact or choose multiple
contacts to delete.
To mark contacts as Favorites:
2. Touch and hold a contact to select it.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Add to Favorites (the star brightens
checkbox at the top of the screen to select all
contacts.
3. Tap Delete, and then confirm when prompted.
).
To remove contacts from Favorites:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to select it, and then tap
Details.
3. Tap
Apps
Remove from Favorites (the star dims
Contacts.
• You can also tap other contacts or tap the All
2. Tap the contact to select it, and then tap
Details.
3. Tap
Apps >
).
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Groups
• Add member: Select contacts to add to the new
group, and then tap Done.
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.
4. Tap Save.
Add to or Remove Contacts from a Group
You can add more contacts to a group, or remove
contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Create a Group
Apps >
3. Tap Edit.
Contacts.
• To add a contact, tap Add member, and then tap
2. Tap More options > Groups.
the contacts you want to add. When finished,
tap Done.
3. Tap Create, and then tap fields to enter information
about the group:
• To remove a contact, tap
• Group name: Enter a name for the new group.
• Group ringtone: Customize the sounds for the
contact.
4. Tap Save.
group.
Apps
Contacts.
2. Tap More options > Groups, and then tap a group.
You can create your own contact groups.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Delete next to a
Edit a Group
Send an Email to a Group
You can rename a contact group.
You can send an email to members of a group.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap More options > Groups, and then tap a group.
2. Tap More options > Groups, and then tap a group.
3. Tap Edit and enter a new name.
3. Tap More options > Send email.
4. Tap Save.
4. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the All checkbox
at the top of the screen to select all, and then
tap Done.
Send a Message to a Group
You can send a text message to members of a group.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Only group members that have an email address
in their records are displayed.
Contacts.
5. Choose an email account and follow the prompts.
2. Tap More options > Groups, and then tap a group.
3. Tap More options > Send message.
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Delete a Group
Preset groups cannot be deleted.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap More options > Groups, and then tap the
group to delete.
3. Tap More options > 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
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap More options > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
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Cricket Apps
Visual Voicemail
View and play voicemail messages, easily save
important numbers to your Favorites list, and respond
by calling or texting.
Enjoy these apps from Cricket.
Deezer
►► From a Home screen, tap
Visual Voicemail.
Listen on-the-go with ad-free streaming music,
download your favorites to your phone, and get
customized playlists based on your preferences.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Deezer.
Apps > Cricket folder >
myCricket
Access billing, make a quick payment, view usage and
access support from the palm of your hand.
►► From a Home screen, tap
myCricket.
Apps
Apps > Cricket folder >
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Email
• 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.
Use the Email app to view and manage all your email
accounts in one app. To add an email account, see
“Add an Email Account” on page 14.
• 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.
To access Email:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
• Tap
Show additional fields to add Cc and
Bcc fields.
Create and Send an Email
This section describes how to create and send an email
using the Email app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Compose new email.
Apps >
3. Tap the Subject and Message fields to enter text.
• Tap Attach to add files, images, audio, and more
Email >
to your email.
• Tap
2. Tap the To field to manually add an email address
or tap
Add from Contacts to select a recipient
from Contacts or Groups.
Apps
More options for additional email options.
4. Review your message and tap Send.
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Manage the Inbox
View Multiple Email Accounts
You can view email you receive for multiple accounts
on the Combined inbox screen or you can view email
accounts individually.
There are several tools available from the Inbox screen.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
• Tap a message to read and reply or forward it.
• Tap Search to search for key words in your email
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Tap Edit for additional message options like
3. Tap the account name to view:
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap
Mailbox at the top left of the screen to view
the current account mailbox.
inbox.
sorting, deleting, sharing and more.
• All accounts: View all email in a combined
• Tap Sort by to customize how messages display.
inbox.
• [Account Name]: View email for only one email
account.
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Remove Email Accounts
To remove an email account:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts.
3. Tap the account to be deleted.
4. Tap More options > Remove account.
Email Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Email app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Mailbox >
Apps >
Email.
Settings.
3. Under General, tap an option, and then follow the
prompts.
4. Tap an account to configure specific settings for
only that account.
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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.
A Samsung account is required to purchase and
download apps.
To access the Samsung Galaxy Apps website:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Galaxy Apps.
Apps
Apps >
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Gallery
4. When viewing a picture:
• Swipe left or right to view the next or previous
View, edit, and manage pictures and videos.
picture.
• Tap
Favorite to mark the picture as a
favorite, and then access it from the Favorites
album.
View Pictures
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When
another app, such as Email, saves a picture, a Download
folder is automatically created to contain the picture.
Likewise, capturing a screenshot automatically creates
a Screenshots folder.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• To start a slideshow with pictures and videos
in the current folder, tap More options >
Slideshow.
• To set the picture as the photo for a contact, tap
Gallery.
More options > Set as contact picture.
2. Tap Pictures, Albums, or Stories to choose the way
items are displayed.
• To send the picture to your connected printer,
tap More options > Print.
3. Tap a picture to view it, or first tap an album or
folder, and then tap a picture.
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Edit Pictures
3. Tap a video to view it.
You can edit pictures stored on your device.
4. Tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
Edit Video
2. Tap a picture to view it.
•
•
•
You can trim segments of a video.
Edit: View and use the editing tools.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More options > Details: View and edit
information about the picture, including the
date created, location, and properties.
3. Tap
Edit and tap an option.
5. Tap Save to save your new video.
You can play videos stored on your device.
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder or category to open it.
Apps
Gallery.
4. Use the sliders at the bottom of the screen to trim
the video. Move the left bracket to the desired
starting point, and then move the right bracket to
the desired ending point.
Play Video
Apps >
Apps >
2. Tap a video to view it.
More options > Rotate left or Rotate right:
Rotate the picture.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Play video to play the video.
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Share Pictures and Videos
Direct Share
Share content with specific people directly using the
sharing panel from within any app.
You can share pictures and videos from your Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap a folder to open it.
Settings.
2. Tap Advanced features > Direct share, and tap
On/Off to enable.
3. In a folder, tap More options > Share, select
pictures and videos, and then tap Share to send
them to others or share them with social network
services.
Once enabled, contacts you have shared with in the
past will appear as an option in the Share window for
each app.
– or –
While viewing a single picture or video, tap
Share to send it to others or share it with
social network services.
Apps
Apps >
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Delete Pictures and Videos
Take a Screenshot
You can delete pictures and videos stored on your
device.
Capture an image of your screen. It will automatically
create a Screenshots album in the Gallery app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
►► From any screen, press and hold the Power and
Home keys.
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder to open it.
3. Tap More options > Edit.
4. Tap pictures and videos to select them, or tap the
All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all
pictures and videos.
5. Tap Delete, and confirm when prompted.
– or –
When viewing a single picture or video, tap
Delete.
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Google Apps
Drive
Open, view, rename, and share your Google Docs™ and
files.
Enjoy these apps from Google.
Certain apps require a Google Account. Visit google.com
to learn more.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Drive.
Visit drive.google.com to learn more about
Google Drive™.
Chrome
Browse the Internet and bring your open tabs,
bookmarks and address bar data from your computer to
your mobile device.
►► From a Home screen, tap
>
Chrome.
Duo
Make one-to-one video calls.
Apps > Google folder
►► From a Home screen, tap
>
Duo.
Visit google.com/chrome/browser/mobile to learn more
about Chrome™.
Apps
Apps > Google folder >
Apps > Google folder
Visit duo.google.com to learn more about Google Duo.
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Gmail
Maps
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email service.
Find your current location and get directions and other
location-based information.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Gmail.
►► From a Home screen, tap
>
Maps.
Apps > Google folder >
Apps > Google folder
Visit gmail.com to learn more.
Visit google.com/maps to learn more.
Google
You must enable location services to use Google Maps.
For more information, see “Location” on page 114.
Search not only the Internet, but also the apps and
contents of your device.
Photos
►► From a Home screen, tap
Google.
Automatically backs up your photos and videos to your
Google Account.
Apps > Google folder >
►► From a Home screen, tap
Photos.
Apps > Google folder >
Visit photos.google.com to learn more about
Google Photos™.
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Play Movies & TV
Play Store
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.
Find new apps, movies and TV shows, music, books,
magazines, and games in Google Play store.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Play Movies & TV.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Play Store.
Visit play.google.com/store to learn more.
Apps > Google folder >
YouTube
Visit play.google.com/store/movies to learn more.
View and upload YouTube™ videos right from your
device.
Play Music
Play music and audio files on your device.
►► From a Home screen, tap
YouTube.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Play Music.
Visit youtube.com to learn more.
Apps > Google folder >
Visit play.google.com/music to learn more.
Apps
Apps >
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Apps > Google folder >
Internet
Access the Internet with a fully‑featured web browser.
Access the Internet
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Internet.
•
•
•
•
Refresh: Refresh or reload the current web page.
Back or
Tabs: Manage open tabs. The number on
the icon indicates the number of tabs that are
currently open.
►► Tap the address field, enter the web address, and
then tap Go on the keyboard.
To zoom in or out:
►► Tap the screen twice or pinch the screen to zoom
out. Stretch the screen to zoom in.
Back: Return to the previous page.
Forward: Go forward to a recent page.
Apps
•
To view a web site:
The following command keys are available:
•
Bookmarks: Manage bookmarked pages, saved
pages, and history.
View a Web Site
Command Keys
Add to Bookmarks: Add the current web page to
bookmarks or as a shortcut on the Home screen.
•
Home: Display your Internet Home screen.
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Browser Tabs
Save and Open Bookmarks
Bookmarking a web page saves the web address so
that you can access it quickly.
Use tabs to view multiple web pages at the same time.
To open a new tab:
►► Tap
To bookmark the current web page:
Tabs > New tab.
1. Tap
To close a tab:
1. Tap
2. Tap
Add to Bookmarks.
– or –
Tabs.
Tap More options > Add to Bookmarks.
Close tab by the tabs you want to close.
2. Type a title for the bookmark and tap Save.
Bookmarks
To open a bookmarked web page:
The Bookmarks page stores Bookmarks, Saved pages,
and History.
2. Tap a bookmark entry.
Apps
1. Tap
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Bookmarks > Bookmarks.
Secret Mode
Saved Pages
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 options > Save web page.
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
View History
2. Tap
Tabs.
4. Tap Set password to protect your Secret mode data
with a password.
Bookmarks > History.
Share Pages
– or –
Tap Do not use password.
To share a web page address with others:
►► Tap More options > Share, and follow the
prompts.
Apps
Internet.
3. Tap Turn on secret mode.
To view a list of recently visited web pages:
►► Tap
Apps >
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To turn off Secret mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Apps >
Internet.
Tabs > Turn off secret mode.
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 options > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
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Messages
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.
Learn how to send and receive different messages
using the Samsung Messages app on your device.
Types of Messages
Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the
screen and indicate when messages are received and
their type.
The Samsung Messages app provides the following
message types:
• Text Messages (SMS)
• Multimedia Messages (MMS)
The Short Message Service (SMS) lets you send and
receive text messages to and from other mobile phones
or email addresses. To use this feature, you may need to
subscribe to your service provider’s message service.
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Create and Send Messages
4. Tap the Enter message field to enter a message.
This section describes how to create and send a
message using the Messages app.
•
Attach: Add images, audio, and more to your
message.
1. From a Home screen, tap
•
Emoticon: Choose an available emoticon
from the list and add it into your message at the
cursor location.
2. Tap
Apps >
Messages.
Compose.
3. Tap contacts, if desired, and then tap Compose.
•
5. Review the message and tap
Tap the Recipient field to manually enter a
recipient. You can also select the recipient based
on Groups or recent calls.
Note: If you exit a message before you send it, the
message is automatically saved as a draft.
• 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.
Apps
Send.
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Send SOS Messages
View New Messages
Send a message with your location to designated
contacts when you are in an emergency situation.
When you receive a new message,
appears on the Status bar.
To enable SOS messages:
To view the message:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
►► Open the Notification panel and tap the message.
For more information, see “Notifications” on
page 22.
2. Tap Advanced features > Send SOS messages, and
On/Off to enable this feature.
– or –
3. Tap Send messages to > Add and add recipients by
creating new contacts or selecting from Contacts.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Messages,
and then tap the new message to view it.
• To include a picture from your front and
rear camera in your SOS messages, tap
Attach pictures.
• To play a multimedia message attachment
(audio or video), tap
• To include a 5 second audio recording in your
Play.
• To scroll through the list of messages, swipe up
or down the page.
SOS message, tap Attach audio recording.
To send an SOS message:
►► Press the Power key quickly three times.
Apps
New message
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Delete Messages
Messages Settings
To delete messages, follow these steps:
Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia
messages, push messages, and more.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Messages.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap More options > Edit.
Emergency Alerts
This device is designed to receive wireless emergency
alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System
(CMAS), which may also be known as the Personal
Localized Alerting Network (PLAN). For more
information, contact your wireless provider.
4. Tap Delete and confirm when prompted.
Message Search
You can search through your messages by using the
Message Search feature.
Apps >
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.
Messages.
2. Tap Search.
3. Enter a word or phrase to search for, and then tap
Search on the keyboard.
Apps
Messages.
2. Tap More options > Settings.
3. Tap each message you want to delete or tap the
All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all
messages.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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There are three types of Emergency alerts:
• Alerts issued by the President
• Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life
(extreme and severe)
• AMBER alerts (missing child alert)
Users may choose not to receive Imminent alerts
(extreme and severe) and AMBER alerts.
Note: Alerts issued by the President cannot be
disabled.
To disable Imminent and AMBER alerts:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Messages.
2. Tap More options > Settings > Emergency alert
settings.
3. Tap Emergency alerts.
• All alerts are enabled (on) by default.
4. Tap an alert option to disable it.
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My Files
• Categories
-- Images: View image files.
-- Audio: View audio files.
-- Videos: View video files.
-- Documents: View document files.
-- Downloads: View all apps and files that have
Access files stored on your device, including images,
videos, music, and sound clips.
To view files in My Files:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
My Files.
2. Tap a category to view the relevant files or folders.
been downloaded to the device.
3. Tap a file or folder to open it.
-- Installation files: View all APK files.
File Groups
• Phone
-- Internal storage: View folders and files located
Files stored in the device are organized into the
following groups:
on the device.
-- SD card: View folders and files located on the
• Recent files: View recently saved files.
-- This option appears if one or more files have
optional SD card (not included).
been accessed recently.
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My Files Options
Use My File options to search, edit, clear file history,
and more.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
The following options are available:
•
•
My Files.
Search: Search for a file or folder.
More options: Tap for the following options:
-- Clear recent file history: Clear the Recent
files category. This option only appears if
files have been accessed recently.
-- Manage storage usage: View memory
information for your device.
-- Settings: View settings for the My Files app.
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Phone
More options
Voicemail
Hide the keypad
Call
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Make a Call
From Recents
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.
You can make a call from a Home screen.
Using the Dialer
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Enter a number on the keypad and tap
• Tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
2. Tap Recents. A list of recent calls is displayed.
Call.
3. Tap a contact, and then tap
Keypad if the keypad is not displayed.
Call the contact whose call log, message, or contact
details are currently on the screen by bringing the
device close to your ear.
To make a call from Contacts.
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Swipe your finger across a contact to the right to
call the contact.
Apps
Call.
Direct Calls
From Contacts
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Advanced features > Direct call, and tap
On/Off to enable.
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Answer a Call
Decline with Message
►► On the incoming call screen, drag Send message
upward and select a message.
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.
►► On the incoming call screen, drag
right to answer the call.
If you are using an app, a pop-up screen is displayed for
the incoming call.
Answer to the
►► Tap Send message and select a message.
If you are using an app, a pop-up screen is displayed for
the incoming call.
►► On the incoming call pop-up screen, tap
to answer the call.
End a Call
Answer
To finish your call:
►► Tap
Decline a Call
►► On the incoming call screen, drag
Decline to the
left to reject the call and send it to your voicemail.
If you are using an app, a pop-up screen is displayed for
the incoming call.
►► Tap
Decline to reject the call and send it to
your voicemail.
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End when you are ready to end your call.
While on a Call
To return to the call screen:
►► Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification
panel, and then tap Call notification.
Adjust the Call Volume
►► Press the Volume keys to increase or decrease the
volume.
To end a call from any application:
– or –
►► Drag the Status bar down to display the Notification
panel, and then tap
End call.
Tap
Extra volume to quickly add more volume
to the incoming audio.
Switch to Headset or Speaker
Multitasking
Listen to the call using the speaker or through a
Bluetooth headset (not included).
If you exit the call screen and return to a Home screen,
your active call is indicated by Call on the Status bar.
►► Tap
Speaker to hear the caller using the
speaker.
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.
Apps
– or –
Tap Bluetooth to hear the caller using a
Bluetooth headset.
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Call Log
5. Tap Create contact.
– or –
The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or
missed are stored in the Call log.
1. From a Home screen, tap
If you want to replace the number for an existing
contact, tap Update existing.
Phone.
2. Tap Recents. A list of recent calls is displayed. If
the caller is in your Contacts list, the caller’s name
is displayed.
Delete Call Records
To delete Call log entries:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Save a Contact from a Recent Call
2. Tap Recents.
Use recent call information to create a contact or
update your Contacts list.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from the
Call log.
Phone.
4. Tap Delete.
2. Tap Recents.
3. Tap the call that contains the information that you
want to save to your Contacts list.
4. Tap
Apps
Phone.
Details.
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Block a Number
Create a Speed Dial
By adding a caller to your Block list, future calls from
this number are sent directly to your voicemail, and
messages are not received.
You can assign 999 speed dial numbers.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Tap
Phone.
Phone.
Keypad if the keypad is not displayed.
2. Tap More options > Speed dial. The Speed dial
screen displays the reserved speed dial numbers.
2. Tap Recents.
3. Tap the caller you want to add to the Block list.
3. Tap an unassigned number.
4. Tap
Details > More options > Block contact.
Confirm when prompted.
• Tap
You can also modify the Block list in Settings:
• Number 1 is reserved for Voicemail.
Menu to select a different Speed dial
number than the next one in sequence.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Phone >
More options > Settings > Block numbers.
4. Type in a name or number, or tap
Add from
Contacts to assign a contact to the number.
• The selected contact is displayed in the
Speed Dial
Speed dial number box.
You can assign a shortcut number to a contact for
speed dialing their default number.
Apps
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Emergency Calls
Make a Call with Speed Dial
You can make a call using Speed dial.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Tap
You can dial the emergency telephone number in your
region regardless of the phone’s cellular service status.
Phone.
Keypad if the keypad is not displayed.
Make an Emergency Call
2. Touch and hold the Speed dial number.
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.
• If the Speed dial number is more than one digit
long, enter the first digits, and then hold the
last digit.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Remove a Speed Dial Number
2. Enter the emergency telephone number (911 in
North America) and tap
Call.
You can remove an assigned Speed dial number.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
3. Complete your call. During this type of call, you
have access to most in-call features.
2. Tap More options > Speed dial.
3. Find the contact to remove from Speed dial.
4. Tap
Apps
Phone.
Remove.
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Voicemail
Make an Emergency Call from a
Locked Screen
Use your phone’s voicemail feature.
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.
For information on setting up voicemail, see
“Set Up Your Voicemail” on page 14.
Access Voicemail
You can access your voicemail from your device or
another phone.
Secure Lock Screens
From Your Device
You can make calls even if your phone has a secure lock
screen.
1. Drag
►► From the Home screen, tap
tap
Voicemail.
Phone upward to open the call screen.
– or –
2. Tap Emergency call to display the Emergency
dialer.
Apps >
From the Home screen, tap
Cricket folder >
Visual Voicemail.
3. Enter the emergency telephone number (911 in
North America) and tap
Call.
4. Complete your call. During this type of call, you
have access to most in-call features.
Apps
Phone, and then
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From Another Phone
2. Dial the new number and tap
call is answered:
You can access your voicemail from another phone.
• Tap
• Tap
1. From another phone, dial your wireless phone
number. Wait until you hear your voicemail
greeting.
Phone Settings
3. Enter your password and you are connected to your
voicemail.
To access settings:
►► From a Home screen, tap
Phone >
More options > Settings.
Optional Calling Services
Place a Multi-Party Call
If your service plan supports this feature, you can make
another call while a call is in progress.
Apps
Swap to switch between the two calls.
Merge to hear both callers at once
(multi-conferencing).
2. Press the asterisk or star (*) key on the phone you
are using.
1. From the active call, tap
second call.
Call. When the
Add call to dial the
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Samsung Gear
Connect your device to your Samsung Gear using this
application.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Samsung folder >
Apps
Apps.
Samsung Gear.
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Samsung Notes
Edit Notes
You can make edits to notes you create.
Use Samsung Notes to write and save notes.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Samsung Notes.
Compose a Note
Apps >
You can create notes using the Samsung Notes app.
2. Tap a note to view it.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Samsung Notes.
3. Tap the content and make edits.
Apps >
4. When you are finished, tap Save.
2. Tap
Create and type a note. Available options
include:
Browse Notes
• Text: Use the keyboard to type text.
• Pen: Use your finger or a stylus (not included) to
You can browse notes you create.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Samsung Notes.
write text.
• Brush: Create a drawing.
• Image: Insert an image into the note.
• Voice: Use your voice to insert text into the note.
• Browse note entries by swiping up or down.
• To search for a note, tap Search.
3. When you are finished, tap Save.
Apps
Apps >
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Notes Options
You can edit, share, or manage notes.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Samsung Notes.
Apps >
2. While browsing notes, tap More options for the
following options:
• Edit: Select notes to share, delete, or move.
• Sort by: Change the way notes are organized.
• List/Grid view: Switch between List view and
Grid view.
• Settings: View settings for the Samsung Notes
app.
Apps
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Samsung+
Secure Folder
Get live help, discover new features, and unlock
promotions for your Samsung device.
Lock your private content and apps to enhance security.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsung folder >
Secure Folder.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsung folder >
Samsung+.
For more information, see “Secure Folder” on page 149.
Visit samsung.com/us/samsung-plus to learn more.
Apps
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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
Search for Settings
If you are not sure exactly where to find a certain
setting, you can use the Search feature.
Access Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
There are a couple of ways to access your device
settings.
►► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
2. Tap
Settings.
Settings.
Search.
• Enter a word or words in the Search field. As you
type, settings that match display on the screen.
– or –
• Tap an entry to go to that setting.
Drag down from the Status bar to display the
Notification panel, and then tap
Settings.
Settings
Apps >
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Connections
Manage connections between your device
and a variety of networks and other devices.
Wi‑Fi
Manually Connect to a Wi‑Fi Network
You can connect your device to a Wi-Fi network
manually.
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).
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Swipe to the bottom of the screen and tap
Add network.
To scan for a Wi-Fi network and connect to it:
Apps >
Settings.
4. Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:
2. Tap Connections > Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to
turn on Wi-Fi.
• Network name: Enter the name of the Wi-Fi
network.
• When Wi-Fi is turned on, your device
• Security: Select a security option and enter your
automatically scans for available networks and
displays them.
password.
• Auto reconnect: Connect to this network
3. Tap the network you want to connect to.
automatically whenever available.
• When you select an open network, you are
• Show advanced options: Add advanced options
automatically connected to the network.
Otherwise, enter a password to connect.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to
turn on Wi-Fi.
Connect to a Wi‑Fi Network
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
such as IP settings and Proxy settings.
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5. Tap Connect to store the new information and
connect to your target wireless Access Point.
• Manage networks: Manage your saved Wi-Fi
networks.
• WPS push button: Set up a connection to a
Wi-Fi Options
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other
equipment.
The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of
your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services.
• WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your device
Settings.
to set up a PIN-secured connection to a Wi-Fi
router or other equipment (not configurable).
2. Tap Connections > Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to
turn on Wi-Fi.
• Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
disconnect from Wi-Fi.
3. Tap Advanced for options:
•
• Install network certificates: Install
Smart network switch: Connect automatically
to a mobile network connection when the Wi-Fi
connection is unstable.
authentication certificates.
• Wi-Fi control history: View apps that have
turned Wi-Fi on or off most recently.
• Network notification: Receive notifications
• MAC address: View your device’s MAC address,
when open networks in range are detected.
which is required when connecting to some
secured networks (not configurable).
• Hotspot 2.0: Connect automatically to Wi-Fi
access points that support Hotspot 2.0.
• IP address: View your device’s IP address
(not configurable).
Settings
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Wi-Fi Direct
Send and Receive Data with Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows direct device‑to-device connections
using Wi-Fi, without having to connect to a Wi-Fi
network.
1. Connect your phone to the device using Wi-Fi
Direct.
Share data with another device using Wi-Fi Direct.
2. From an app, tap
Share.
Connect to a Device with Wi-Fi Direct
Use Wi-Fi Direct to connect directly to other Wi‑Fi
Direct devices.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Sharing options may vary.
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct and follow the prompts.
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to
turn on Wi-Fi.
Disconnect from Wi-Fi Direct
Disconnect your phone from a Wi-Fi Direct device.
• Wi-Fi must be on to configure settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct. Your device automatically scans
for nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi Direct.
3. Tap a device to disconnect it.
4. Select a device, and then follow the prompts to
complete the connection.
Settings
Share or More options >
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Bluetooth
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.
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off
to turn on Bluetooth.
The Bluetooth communication range is approximately
30 feet.
• 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.
Pair with a Bluetooth Device
The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish
trusted connections between your device and another
Bluetooth device.
• When Bluetooth is first turned on, it scans for
nearby Bluetooth devices and displays them.
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
Apps >
• To manually perform a new scan, tap Scan.
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Send and Receive Data
with Bluetooth
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
Use Bluetooth to transfer information between your
phone and another Bluetooth-enabled device.
target device. If automatic pairing fails, enter
the passcode supplied with the target device.
Send Data Using Bluetooth
Rename a Paired Device
Share data with another device using Bluetooth.
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
Apps >
1. From an app, tap
Share.
• Sharing options may vary.
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth and follow the prompts.
2. Tap Connections > 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.
Settings
Share or More options >
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Receive Data Using Bluetooth
3. Tap a device from the “Paired devices” list.
Share data with another device using Bluetooth.
• When the device is connected to your phone,
Bluetooth connected is displayed in the
status bar.
1. When another device attempts to send a file to your
phone using Bluetooth, you will see a request to
accept the file.
Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device
2. Tap Accept.
Disconnect a Bluetooth device from your phone.
3. To open the file, drag down the Notification panel
and tap File received.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Listen to music using a Bluetooth stereo headset, or
have hands-free conversations using a compatible
Bluetooth headset or car kit.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off
to turn on Bluetooth.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off
to turn off Bluetooth.
Connect with a Bluetooth Device
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Unpair from a Bluetooth Device
Turn Data Saver On or Off
When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two
devices no longer recognize each other. To connect
again, you have to pair the devices.
Data saver prevents some apps from sending or
receiving data in the background, as well as reduce the
frequency of data use.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off
to turn on Bluetooth.
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Data usage > Data saver.
3. Tap On/Off to turn Data saver on or off.
3. Tap
Settings next to the paired device, and
then tap Unpair to delete the paired device.
You can also permit certain apps to have unrestricted
data usage.
Data Usage
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Data usage > Data saver.
Monitor how your data is being used, and set limits and
restrictions to conserve it.
3. Tap Allow unrestricted data usage.
Your service provider may account for data usage
differently.
Settings
Apps >
4. Tap On/Off next to each app that you want to
permit to have unrestricted data usage.
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Turn Mobile Data On or Off
Create an Alert for Mobile Data
Usage
Enable or disable mobile data use on your phone.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Receive alerts when mobile data use reaches a warning
amount you set.
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Data usage > Mobile data to
turn mobile data on or off.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap Data usage warning to set the data usage
warning amount.
Limit mobile data use on your phone.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Data usage > Bill cycle.
Set or Remove Limits to Mobile
Data Usage
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Check Mobile Data Usage by Apps
Settings.
Monitor your apps’ mobile data usage.
2. Tap Connections > Data usage > Bill cycle.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap Apply data usage limit to enable the feature.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Data usage > Mobile data
usage.
4. Tap Data usage limit to set the data usage limit.
3. At the bottom of the screen, view data usage by
application.
• Tap an app to view details.
Settings
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Airplane Mode
Additional Mobile Data Usage
Options
Airplane mode disconnects your device from all
networks and turns off connectivity features, such as
phone calls and Wi-Fi.
Configure more options for mobile data usage.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
While in Airplane mode, you can use other features
such as playing music, watching videos, and other
offline applications.
2. Tap Connections > Data usage. The following
options:
• International Data Roaming: Enable data
roaming on your device.
Turn Airplane Mode On or Off
• Bill cycle: Configure your billing cycle.
• Wi-Fi data usage: Monitor your apps’ Wi-Fi data
To enable or disable Airplane mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
usage.
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Airplane mode, and then tap
On/Off to enable or disable the option.
• Restrict networks: Select networks to prevent
apps that are running in the background from
using them.
Settings
Apps >
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Mobile Hotspot
Connect a Device to Your
Mobile Hotspot
Activate Mobile hotspot to allow other devices to use
your device’s Internet connection.
Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to
Mobile hotspot.
Note: You must have a tethering plan on your service
account in order to use Mobile hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Connections.
Warning: Mobile hotspot consumes battery power and
uses data service.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Connections.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
Settings >
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot.
4. Activate Wi-Fi on the target device.
2. Tap Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
• Scan for Wi-Fi hotspots and select your device’s
Mobile hotspot from the list.
3. Tap On/Off to turn Mobile hotspot on or off.
• Enter your device’s Mobile hotspot password on
the target device.
Settings
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Change the Mobile Hotspot
Password
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.
You can change your Mobile hotspot password.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot.
4. Tap the password and enter a new password.
4. Tap More options > Allowed devices, and then
tap Add to enter the other device’s Device name
and MAC address.
5. Tap Save.
Allowed Devices List
5. Tap Add to add the device.
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.
Settings
Apps >
• Tap Allowed devices only to enable Allowed
devices only.
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Configure Mobile Hotspot Settings
• Show advanced options: Access advanced
options, including Broadcast channel, and to
specify the channel your device uses for Mobile
hotspot.
Manage your Mobile hotspot security and connecting
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
Tethering
2. Tap Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering >
Mobile hotspot.
You can use USB tethering to share your device’s
Internet connection with a computer.
3. Tap More options > Configure mobile hotspot for
the following settings:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
• Network name: View and change the name of
2. Tap Connections > Mobile hotspot and tethering.
• Hide my device: Make your device invisible to
3. Connect the computer to the device using the
USB cable, and then tap USB tethering to turn on
tethering.
your Mobile hotspot.
others.
• 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.
Settings
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Mobile Networks
• Access Point Names: Choose or add APNs.
• Network operators: Choose available and
Control your device’s access to networks and mobile
data service.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
preferred networks.
Location
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Mobile networks for options:
Some apps, such as Google Maps, may require
one or more location services be turned on for full
functionality.
• Mobile data: Enable or disable mobile data
features, such as email, web browsing, and push
notifications over the cellular network.
Locating Method
• Enhanced LTE services: Enable HD Voice and
advanced communication services where
available.
Before using any features that require location
assistance, you must enable your device’s location
services.
• International data roaming: Allow your device
to connect to International data and Enhanced
LTE services while roaming. Significantly higher
charges may result.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Location.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
• Disable 2G: Disable 2G service on the device.
Settings
Apps >
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Recent Location Requests
4. Tap Locating method to select how your location is
determined:
Apps that have requested your location are listed under
Recent location requests.
• High accuracy: Uses GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile
networks.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Battery saving: Uses Wi-Fi and mobile networks
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Location.
(no GPS).
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
• Device only: Uses GPS only.
4. Tap an entry under Recent location requests to
view the app’s settings.
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.
Settings
Apps >
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Nearby Device Scanning
Location Services
Google Location History™ stores and uses 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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Scan for nearby devices to connect to and set them
up easily. You receive a notification when there are
available devices to connect to. This function uses
Bluetooth Low Energy scanning even if Bluetooth is
turned off on your device.
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > Location.
To enable nearby device scanning:
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
1. From a Home screen, tap
4. Tap Google Location History and sign in to your
Google Account for more options.
2. Tap Connections > More connection settings >
Nearby device scanning.
Apps >
3. Tap On/Off to enable the feature.
Settings
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Settings.
Printing
Set Up and Manage a VPN
Print images and documents to Samsung printers and
other compatible printers (not included).
Use the VPN settings menu to add, edit, or delete a VPN
connection to your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
To add a VPN:
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Connections > More connection settings >
Printing.
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > More connection settings >
VPN.
3. Tap Download plug-in, and follow the prompts to
add a print service.
3. Tap Add VPN and follow the prompts to set up
your VPN.
Virtual Private Networks
(VPN)
To edit or delete a VPN:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Set up and manage your Virtual Private Networks
(VPNs). You must set a secured screen lock before
setting up a VPN. For more information,
see “Set a Screen Lock” on page 147.
Settings
Apps >
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > More connection settings >
VPN.
3. Tap
Settings next to the VPN that you want to
edit or delete.
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4. Edit the VPN and tap Save.
To disconnect from a VPN:
– or –
1. From a Home screen, tap
Tap Delete to delete the VPN.
2. Tap Connections > More connection settings >
VPN.
Connect to or Disconnect from
Your VPN
Reset Network Settings
You can reset Wi-Fi, Mobile data, and Bluetooth
settings with Reset network settings.
To connect to a VPN:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Connections > More connection settings >
Reset network settings.
2. Tap Connections > More connection settings >
VPN.
3. Tap Reset settings, and confirm when prompted.
3. Tap the VPN, enter your log in information, and tap
Connect.
Settings
Settings.
3. Tap the VPN, and then tap Disconnect.
Once you have set up a VPN connection, connecting to
and disconnecting from the VPN is easy.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Sounds and
Vibration
Configure the sounds and vibrations used to
indicate notifications, screen touches, and
other interactions.
Sound Mode
Easy Mute
You can switch between sound modes, while preserving
the individual sound settings you have made.
Mute sounds and video by covering the screen or
turning over the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Sound mode, and then
choose a mode:
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Advanced features > Easy mute, and tap
On/Off to enable.
Vibrations
• Sound: Use the sounds, vibrations, and volume
levels you have chosen in Sound settings for
notifications and alerts.
Configure your device’s vibrations.
• Vibrate: Vibrate for notifications and alerts. This
Vibrate While Ringing
uses the Vibration intensity you choose in Sound
settings.
Your device can vibrate in addition to ringing when you
receive a call.
• Mute: Mute all sounds and notifications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Vibrate while ringing
to enable this option.
Settings
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Vibration Pattern
Set the Volume
Choose from preset vibration patterns or create your
own pattern.
Set the Ringtone volume from a Home screen by
pressing the Volume key.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Vibration pattern.
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Volume and drag the
sliders to set the default volume for:
3. Tap a pattern to preview and select it.
• Ringtone
• Media
• Notifications
• System
Volume
Set the system volume level and default volume for call
ringtones, notifications, and other audio.
Settings
Apps >
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Ringtone
Media Volume Limiter
Limit the maximum output of the device’s volume. You
can also set a PIN to prevent unauthorized users from
changing this setting.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Choose from preset ringtones or add your own.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Ringtone.
Settings.
3. Tap a ringtone to hear a preview and select it.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Volume.
– or –
3. Tap More options > Media volume limiter.
Tap
Add from device storage to use an audio
file as a ringtone.
• Tap On/Off to enable this feature.
-- When enabled, drag the Custom volume
limit slider to set the maximum output
volume.
• Tap Set volume limit PIN to prevent changes to
the volume setting.
Settings
Apps >
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Notification Sounds
Do Not Disturb
Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new
messages and event reminders.
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
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Notification sounds
and configure the following options:
To activate Do not disturb mode:
• Default notification sound: Choose a default
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Messages notifications: Choose a sound for
3. Tap Turn on now to enable this option.
• Calendar notifications: Choose a sound for
4. Tap Turn on as scheduled, and then tap Days,
Start time, and End time to set up a do not disturb
schedule.
sound for all notifications.
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Do not disturb.
message notifications, and enable or disable
vibration alert.
calendar notifications, and enable or disable
vibration alert.
• Tap Allow exceptions to customize which
notifications are allowed while your device is in
Do not disturb mode.
• Email notifications: Configure email account
notifications. An email account must be
configured for this option to be available.
Settings
Apps >
• Tap Hide visual notifications to prevent
notifications silenced by Do not disturb from
appearing on the screen.
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System Sounds
Key-Tap Feedback
Set various other system sound options.
Play tones when the dialing keypad or the keyboard is
tapped.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Sounds and vibration, and tap to enable each
option:
•
Touch sounds: Play tones when you touch or tap
the screen to make selections.
•
Screen lock sounds: Play a sound when you
unlock the screen.
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration, and then tap to enable
each option:
• Dialing keypad tones: Play a tone when the
dialing keypad is tapped.
• Keyboard sound: Play a sound when the
• Charging sound: Play a sound when a charger is
Samsung keyboard is tapped.
connected.
Settings
Apps >
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Sound Quality and
Effects
4. Tap On/Off to enable each option:
• Surround: Recreate the effects of rich surround
sound.
You can enable sound effects when connected to
a headset. Sound effects are only available when
headphones or a compatible Bluetooth headset
(not included) is connected.
• Tube Amp Pro: Simulate the soft timbre of a
tube amplifier.
• Concert hall: Simulate the reverb of a
concert hall.
Choose from advanced sound options to customize your
audio experience.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
5. Tap Adapt sound and follow the prompts to
customize your sound settings.
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and vibration > Sound quality
and effects.
3. Tap Equalizer and choose a setting, or tap
Advanced or Basic to customize your sound
settings.
Settings
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Notifications
Select which apps you want to receive alerts
from. Alerts include notifications, sounds,
and vibrations.
Block App Notifications
Customize App
Notifications
Block notifications for apps.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
Customize notification settings for each application
individually.
2. Tap Notifications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap On/Off next to an app or All apps to enable or
disable notifications.
•
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Notifications.
Tap Advanced to configure more notification
options for individual apps.
3. Tap an app, and select an option:
• Allow notifications: Receive notifications from
this app.
• Show silently: Do not make a sound or vibrate,
and block previews in pop-ups.
• Set as priority: Allow notifications from this app
to sound and turn on the screen while Do not
disturb is turned on.
Settings
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Smart Alert
Set the device to vibrate when you pick it up to notify
you about missed calls and messages.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Advanced features > Smart alert, and tap
On/Off to enable.
Settings
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Display
Configure your display’s brightness, screen
timeout delay, and other display settings.
Screen Brightness
Screen Zoom and Font
Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings
or personal preference. You may also want to adjust
screen brightness to conserve battery power.
You can set the screen zoom level and the font size and
style.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Screen zoom and font for the
following options:
2. Tap Display.
3. Customize options under Brightness:
• Drag the Screen zoom slider to scale content to
appear larger or smaller on the screen.
• Drag the Brightness slider to set a custom
brightness level.
• Drag the Font size slider to adjust the font size.
• Tap a Font style to select a font, or tap
• Tap Outdoor mode to increase the screen
Download fonts to find new fonts from
Galaxy Apps.
brightness for 15 minutes for greater visibility
when outdoors.
3. Tap Apply to set the screen zoom and font.
Settings
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Home Screen
To enable Easy mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Customize your Home screen by adding application
shortcuts, widgets, folders, and using wallpapers.
3. Tap Easy mode to enable this feature.
Apps >
• When Easy mode is enabled, you can swipe
Settings.
down the page and select which apps you want
to display on the Home screens.
2. Tap Display > Home screen.
– or –
4. Tap the apps you want to add or remove.
►► From a Home screen, either touch and hold an
empty space on a screen or pinch the screen.
5. Tap Done to save your settings.
To disable Easy mode:
For more information, see “Home Screen” on page 19.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Easy Mode
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Easy mode > Standard 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.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Easy mode.
To customize Home screen:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap Done to exit Easy mode.
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Icon Frames
Status Bar
You can show icons with shaded frames to make them
stand out on the Home screen and Apps list screen.
Configure display options for the Status bar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Status bar.
2. Tap Display > Icon frames and choose one of the
following options:
• Tap Show recent notifications only to display
only the three most recent notification icons on
the Status bar.
Icons only: Show icons only.
•
• Icons with frames: Show icons with shaded
• Tap Show battery percentage to display the
frames.
battery charge percentage next to the battery
icon on the Status bar.
3. Tap Done.
Screen Timeout
Turn the screen off after a set amount of time.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Screen timeout and choose a time
period.
Settings
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Screen Saver
5. Tap More options for additional options:
• Preview: See a demonstration of Screen saver.
• Select when to use: Select when your device can
Screen saver 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 photos.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
go into Screen saver mode.
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Screen saver.
3. Tap On/Off to enable 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
Photos account. Tap
Settings
Settings for options.
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Wallpapers
and Themes
You can change the appearance of your
device with custom wallpapers, themes,
and icons.
Wallpapers
Themes
Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with
wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture or choose
from preloaded wallpapers.
Set the theme to be applied to your Home and Lock
screens, wallpapers, and app icons.
To change wallpaper:
2. Tap Wallpapers and themes > Themes.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
Settings.
3. Tap a theme to view a preview of the theme.
2. Tap Wallpapers and themes > Wallpapers.
• Tap View all to see all available themes.
3. Tap View all to see all available wallpaper images.
4. Tap Apply to apply the selected theme.
• Tap From Gallery for additional wallpapers.
Icons
4. Tap an image to choose it, and then choose which
screen you want to use it for:
Apply custom icons to replace built-in app icons.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Home screen
• Lock screen
• Home and lock screens
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Wallpapers and themes > Icons.
3. Tap an icon set to view a preview the icons.
• Tap View all to see all available icon sets.
5. Tap Set as wallpaper.
4. Tap Apply to apply the selected icon set.
Settings
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Device
Maintenance
Device maintenance provides an overview of
the status of your device’s battery, storage,
RAM, and device security. You can also
automatically optimize your device’s system
resources.
Quick Optimization
2. Tap Device maintenance > Battery for options:
• Battery usage: View details of battery usage by
The quick optimization feature improves device
performance through the following actions:
item.
• Power saving mode: Extend battery life by
• Identifying apps that use excessive battery power
selecting a power saving mode level. Choose
Off, Mid, or Max. Estimated remaining battery
life for each mode is provided.
and clearing unneeded items from memory.
• Deleting unnecessary files and closing apps running
in the background.
• App power monitor: Put apps to sleep so that
they do not use battery power when not in use.
Tap Save power to enable.
• Scanning for malware.
To use the quick optimization feature:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Unmonitored apps: Select apps to exclude from
Settings.
being put to sleep by the App power monitor.
2. Tap Device maintenance.
•
3. Tap Optimize now.
Battery
View how battery power is used for device activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings
Apps >
Settings.
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More options > Advanced settings: Configure
advanced battery settings and notifications,
such as showing a battery percentage in the
Status bar.
Storage
To increase available memory:
View the device memory and usage. Mount, unmount,
or format an optional memory card (not included).
2. Tap Device maintenance > Storage.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
3. Tap Clean now and follow the prompts.
Device Memory
Memory Card (SD Card)
View and manage the memory used by the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Once an optional memory card (not included) has been
installed in your device, the card memory is displayed
in the Storage setting.
Settings.
2. Tap Device maintenance > Storage. Used memory
is divided into:
For more information, see “Install an Optional Memory
Card” on page 6.
• Documents
• Images
• Audio
• Videos
• Apps
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Mount a Memory Card
3. Tap More options > Storage settings.
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.
4. Under Portable storage, tap your SD card, and then
tap Unmount.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
5. Remove your memory card from the device.
Format a Memory Card
Settings.
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.
2. Tap Device maintenance > Storage.
3. Tap More options > Storage settings.
4. Under Portable storage, tap your SD card, and then
tap Mount.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap More options > Storage settings.
Warning: To prevent damage to information stored on
the memory card, unmount the card before removing it
from the device.
Apps >
4. Under Portable storage, tap your SD card, tap
Format, and then follow the prompts.
Settings.
2. Tap Device maintenance > Storage.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Device maintenance > Storage.
Remove a Memory Card
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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RAM
Language and Input
Check the amount of available RAM. You can close
background apps and reduce the amount of RAM you
are using to speed up your device.
Configure your device’s language and input settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Change the Device Language
Settings.
You can add languages to your list and organize them
according to preference. If an app does not support
your default language then it will move to the next
supported language in your list.
2. Tap Device maintenance > RAM.
• The used and available RAM are shown.
3. To free up as much RAM as possible, tap Clean now
and follow the prompts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap General management > Language and input >
Language.
• The selected apps and services in the list will be
closed.
3. Tap
Add language, and select a language from
the list.
• To change the default language, or remove a
language from your list, tap Edit.
Settings
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Manage Virtual Keyboards
• Keyboard shortcuts: Show explanations of the
keyboard shortcuts on the screen.
Enable or disable virtual keyboards.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
Text-to-Speech Options
2. Tap General management > Language and input >
Virtual keyboard > Manage keyboards.
Configure your Text-to-Speech (TTS) options.
TTS is used for various accessibility features,
such as Voice Assistant. For more information,
see “Accessibility” on page 160.
3. Tap each keyboard to enable or disable.
Physical Keyboards
1. From a Home screen, tap
Customize options when you have a physical keyboard
connected to your device (Sold separately).
2. Tap General management > Language and input >
Text‑to‑speech for options:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
• Preferred TTS engine: Choose either the
Settings.
Samsung or Google Text-to-speech engine.
Tap
Settings next to each TTS engine for
options.
2. Tap General management > Language and input.
3. Tap Physical keyboard, and select an option:
• Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text is
• Show virtual keyboard: Show the virtual
spoken.
keyboard while a physical keyboard is also being
used.
Settings
Apps >
• Pitch: Set the pitch at which the text is spoken.
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Date and Time
• Reset speech rate: Reset the speed at which the
text is spoken to the default setting.
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.
• Reset pitch: Reset the pitch at which the text is
spoken to the default setting.
• Listen to an example: Play a short
demonstration of speech synthesis.
• Default language status: Display the default
1. From a Home screen, tap
language in use.
Settings.
2. Tap General management > Date and time. The
following options are available:
Pointer Speed
• Automatic date and time: Receive date and
Configure pointer speed for an optional mouse or
trackpad (not included).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
time updates from the wireless network.
When Automatic date and time is disabled, the
following options are available:
Settings.
-- Set date: Enter the current date.
-- Set time: Enter the current time.
-- Select time zone: Choose your local time
2. Tap General management > Language and input.
3. Under Pointer speed, drag the slider to the right to
go faster or to the left to go slower.
zone.
• Use 24-hour format: Set the format for
displaying time.
Settings
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Reset
Reset Network Settings
You can reset Wi-Fi, Mobile data, and Bluetooth
settings with Reset network settings.
Reset device and network settings. You can also reset
your device to its factory defaults.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Reset Settings
Apps >
3. Tap Reset settings, and confirm when prompted.
Factory Data Reset
Settings.
You can reset your device to factory defaults, erasing all
data from your device.
2. Tap General management > Reset > Reset settings.
3. Tap Reset settings, and confirm when prompted.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap General management > Reset >
Reset network 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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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.
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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” on
page 12.
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.
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.
To reset your device:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap General management > Reset > Factory data
reset.
3. Tap Reset device and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
Warning: If you reset your Google Account password, it
can take 24 hours for the password reset to sync with
all devices registered to the account.
Settings
Apps >
4. When the device restarts, follow the prompts to set
up your device.
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Software Update
Auto Restart
Optimize your device by restarting it automatically
at set times. Any unsaved data will be lost when the
device restarts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Check for and install available software updates for
your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Settings.
2. Tap Software update for the following options:
2. Tap General management > Reset > Auto restart.
• Check for updates: Check for software updates.
• Continue update: Install available software
3. Tap On/Off to activate Auto restart, and then set
the following parameters:
updates at the time of your choosing.
• Time: Set the time of day to restart your device.
• Days: Select the day of the week to
automatically restart your device.
Settings
Apps >
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Lock Screen
and Security
Secure your device and protect your data
with Lock Screen and Security settings.
Set a Screen Lock
3. Select your notification preferences, if you choose a
secured lock screen option:
It is recommended that you secure your device using
a Screen lock. Options vary based on the screen lock
type.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Show content
• Hide content
• Do not show notifications
Settings.
4. Choose a screen lock option:
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Screen lock type to
select a screen lock and level of security:
• Info and app shortcuts: Display a dual clock,
owner information, or app shortcuts on the
Lock screen.
• Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This option
provides no security.
• Notifications: Show notifications on the
• Pattern: Create a pattern that you draw on
Lock screen.
the screen to unlock your device. This option
provides medium security.
•
• Secure lock settings: Set your secure lock
functions such as Secured lock time and Smart
lock. This option is not available with Swipe.
PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the screen.
This option provides medium to high security.
• Password: Create a password for unlocking the
screen. This option provides high security.
• None: Do not lock the screen.
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Find My Mobile
• Google location service: Activate or deactivate
Google location service. This service must be on
in order to find your device.
Protect your device from loss or theft allowing your
device to be locked, tracked, and for your data to be
deleted remotely. You must sign up for a Samsung
account and enable Google location service to use
Find My Mobile.
Unknown Sources
Enable installation of non-Google Play applications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
►► To access your device remotely, visit
findmymobile.samsung.com.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Unknown sources
to enable this option.
Settings.
Warning: Enabling installation of third-party
applications can cause your device and personal data to
be more vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Find My Mobile.
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:
• Remote controls: Activate or deactivate Remote
controls, which allows you to access your device
remotely.
Settings
Apps >
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Secure Folder
Encrypt SD Card
Lock your private content and apps to enhance security.
You must sign in to your Samsung account in order to
use Secure Folder. You must also set a secure lock for
your device.
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your
optional memory card (not included) when you first
access it after powering on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
3. Tap Encrypt SD card and follow the prompts to
encrypt all data on your memory card.
Factory Data Reset
Password
Secure Startup
Protect your device by requiring a numeric PIN or
password to be entered before it starts up.
Require a password to reset your device to factory
default settings.
Note: You must have a secured screen lock for this
option to be available.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Set up/change password and enter a
password.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Secure startup and
select an option.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Encrypt SD card.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Secure Folder
and follow the prompts to secure content on your
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Set Up SIM Card Lock
Security Update Service
Require your SIM card PIN to unlock and use your SIM
card.
Automatically receive security updates.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
• Security policy updates: Automatically or
3. Tap Lock SIM card to enable the feature.
manually check for security policy updates.
-- Automatic updates can also be limited to
4. Tap Change SIM card PIN to create a new PIN.
only when your device is connected to a
Wi‑Fi network.
View Passwords
• Send security reports: Use Wi-Fi to send
Display password characters briefly as you type them.
Apps >
security reports to Samsung for threat analysis.
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Make passwords visible to turn the
feature on.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following Security update service
options:
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Set up SIM card lock and follow the
prompts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Device Administration
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
• Storage type: Select a storage location for
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Device administrators.
credential contents.
• View security certificates: Display certificates
• Tap Android Device Manager to allow it to lock
in your device’s ROM and other certificates you
have installed.
or erase a lost device.
• Tap Secure Folder to allow it to perform various
• User certificates: View user certificates.
• Install from device storage: Install a new
operations such as erase all data and more.
Credential Storage
certificate from storage.
• Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents
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.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following Credential storage
options:
Manage your device administrators and application
installation privileges.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
from the device and reset the password.
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Knox Active Protection
• Trust agents: Perform selected actions when
trusted devices are connected.
Get extra protection against malicious attacks.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
-- To view Trust agents, set up a secured
screen lock (Password, PIN, or
Pattern). For more information, see
“Set a Screen Lock” on page 147.
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings.
• Pin windows: Pin an app on your device screen,
3. Tap On/Off next to Knox active protection to
activate Knox.
preventing access to other features of your
device.
Advanced Security
Settings
• Usage data access: View the applications that
can access your device’s usage history.
• Notification access: View the applications that
Use these options to configure advanced security
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
can access notifications you receive on your
device.
Settings.
• Do not disturb permission: View which apps
have permission to change the Do not disturb
settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following advanced options:
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Accounts
Set up and manage accounts, including your
Google Account, Samsung account, email,
and social networking accounts.
Samsung Cloud
• Data to sync: Tap the following items to enable
or disable syncing:
Keep your data safe by backing up and restoring your
device. You can also sync your data from multiple
devices.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
-- Contacts (Samsung account): Sync contact
info.
-- Calendar (Samsung account): Sync your
Settings.
events and tasks.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Samsung Cloud.
•
-- Samsung Notes: Sync your notes and
categories.
If a Samsung account has not been added,
tap Start and follow the prompts.
-- Internet: Sync bookmarks, saved pages,
and opened tabs from your browser.
3. Once a Samsung account is configured, the
following options are available:
-- Keyboard data: Sync predictive text data.
-- Gallery: Sync your images and videos.
• Manage cloud storage: View how much cloud
storage your data is using.
• Backup settings: Configure backup for
supported apps using your Samsung Cloud
account.
• Restore: Download any stored backup
information to your device.
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•
Add an Account
More options:
-- Sync now: Sync all selected settings for
You can add and manage all your email, social
networking, and picture and video sharing accounts.
your Samsung account.
-- Sync information: View a list of Samsung
1. From a Home screen, tap
Cloud sync items.
Settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts >
Add account.
-- Settings: Limit syncing data from your
Samsung account to only when the device is
connected to a Wi-Fi network.
3. Tap one of the account types.
-- FAQ: Launch the Samsung help web site
4. Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and
set up the account.
to view additional information based on
frequently asked questions.
-- Contact us: Contact Samsung.
Settings
Apps >
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Synchronize Accounts
Account Settings
You can synchronize your calendar, contacts, and other
types of accounts.
Each account has its own set of settings. In addition,
you can configure common settings for all accounts of
the same type.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
Account settings and available features vary between
account types and service providers. Contact your
service provider for more information on your account’s
settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts >
[Account type].
3. Tap an account to view the sync settings for that
account.
1. From a Home screen, tap
4. Tap individual data items to sync.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts >
[Account type].
5. Tap More options > Sync now to synchronize the
account.
3. Tap an account to configure that account’s sync
settings.
4. Tap other available options for the account type.
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Remove an Account
Samsung Account
You can remove accounts from your device.
Enable backup of your information to your Samsung
account.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Accounts >
[Account type].
Settings.
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Backup and restore for
options:
3. Tap the account and then tap More options >
Remove account.
• Backup settings: Enable back up of your phone
log, messages, and more through your Samsung
account.
Backup and Restore
• Restore: Use your Samsung account to restore
Back up your data to your Samsung or Google accounts.
Settings
Apps >
your backup data.
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Google Settings
Google Account
Enable backup of your information to your Google
account.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Configure your device’s Google settings.
Settings.
Customize Google
2. Tap Cloud and accounts > Backup and restore for
options:
To customize your Google settings:
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Back up my data: Enable back up of application
• Location: Configure your Google location
settings.
• Backup account: Select a Google Account to be
used as your backup account.
• Security: Configure the Android Device Manager
and apps security settings.
Automatic restore: Enable automatic
restoration of settings from Google servers.
When enabled, backed-up settings are restored
when you reinstall an application.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Google, and select an option to customize:
data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to
Google servers.
•
Apps >
• Ads: Configure your Google advertising profile.
• App preview messages: Receive and reply to
messages sent from messaging apps that are
not installed on your device.
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• Nearby: Use your device’s sensors to connect
with nearby devices.
• Search & Now: Configure your Google search
settings and Google Now™ settings.
• Set up nearby device: Set up another device
using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
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Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features
that make using the device easier for those
with certain physical disabilities.
For more information about Accessibility
for Samsung products, please contact us at
[email protected]
Vision
• High contrast fonts: Adjust the color and
outline of fonts to increase the contrast with the
background.
You can turn on Accessibility features to assist with
visual aspects of the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• High contrast keyboard: Adjust the size of the
Samsung keyboard and change its colors to
increase the contrast between the keys and the
background.
Settings.
2. Tap Accessibility > Vision, and tap an option:
• Dark screen: Keep the screen turned off at all
• Show button shapes: Show buttons with shaded
times for privacy.
backgrounds to make them stand out.
• Rapid key input: Release your finger to enter
• Magnifier window: Magnify content shown on
selection instead of double tapping.
•
Speak passwords: Read the characters aloud as
you enter your passwords.
•
Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable
accessibility features in two quick steps.
the screen.
• Magnification gestures: Use exaggerated
gestures such as triple-tapping, double
pinching, and dragging two fingers across the
screen.
• Large mouse/touchpad pointer: Enable to
• Screen zoom and font: Configure the screen
display a large mouse or touchpad pointer.
zoom level and font size and style.
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• Color inversion: Reverse the display of colors
• Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung subtitles
from white text on a black background to black
text on a white background.
•
with multimedia files when available.
• Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles with
Color correction: Adjust the color of the screen
if you are color blind or have difficulty reading
the display because of the screen color.
multimedia files when available.
• Left/right sound balance: Use the slider to set
the left and right balance when using a stereo
device.
Hearing
• Mono audio: Switch audio from stereo to mono
To set accessibility settings related to hearing:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
for use with one earphone.
Settings.
Dexterity and
interaction
2. Tap Accessibility > Hearing.
• Flash notification: Set your camera light to
blink whenever you receive a notification.
•
To set accessibility settings related to dexterity and
interaction:
Turn off all sounds: Turn off all notifications and
audio for privacy.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Hearing aids: Improve the sound quality for use
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Accessibility > Dexterity and interaction.
with hearing aids.
• Assistant menu: Improve the device
accessibility for users with reduced dexterity.
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More Accessibility
Settings
• Press and hold delay: Select a time interval for
this action.
• Auto click after pointer stops: If you use a
mouse with your device, tap On/Off to enable
this option, which causes your device to
automatically click when the mouse cursor stops
moving. Drag the Delay before click slider to set
the amount of time to delay the click once the
mouse cursor stops moving.
To set more accessibility settings:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Accessibility.
• Text-to-speech: Set your preferred TTS
engine and options. For more information, see
“Text-to-Speech Options” on page 141.
• 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.
• 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.
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• Answering and ending calls: Select shortcuts
for answering and ending calls.
• Single tap mode: Dismiss or snooze alarms,
calendar events, and timer alerts, and answer or
reject incoming calls with a single tap.
Accessibility Services
Certain accessibility services you install may be listed
and configured under Services.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Accessibility.
• TalkBack: Your device provides spoken feedback
to help blind and low-vision users.
• Switch Access: Lets you scan and select items
using one or more switches.
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Other Settings
Configure features on your device that make
it easier to use.
About Device
View information about your device, including current
status, legal information, hardware and software
versions, and more.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap About device, and then tap items for more
details:
• My phone number: View your phone number.
• Status: View the status of the battery, network,
and other information about your device.
• Legal information: View legal notices and other
legal information, including your embedded
Samsung legal information.
• Device name: View and change your device’s
name.
• Additional device information includes the
Model number, Android version, Build number,
and more.
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Getting Help
Additional resources for your device.
Videos
samsung.com/spsn
Simulators
samsungsimulator.com/
Tips
samsung.com/us/support/tips/galaxy/
Samsung Support
samsung.com/us/support
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Legal
View legal information for
your device.
Legal Information
Health & Safety and Warranty
Important legal information can be accessed in writing,
on the mobile device, or at: samsung.com
Full written terms and detailed information about the
warranty and obtaining service are available on the
device at: Settings > About device > Legal information
> Samsung legal.
READ THIS INFORMATION BEFORE USING YOUR
MOBILE DEVICE.
Samsung Limited Warranty - This product is
covered under the applicable Samsung Limited
Warranty INCLUDING THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
PROCEDURE FOR WARRANTY AND OTHER
CLAIMS, and your right to opt out of arbitration
within 30 calendar days of the first consumer
purchase. You may opt out by either sending
an email to [email protected] with the
subject line “Arbitration Opt Out” or by calling
1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864). For more detailed
procedures, please refer to the “Dispute Resolution
Procedures and Arbitration and Opt Out” section
of the Limited Warranty.
Legal
You may also access the online version for your
device at:
PHONE
English: samsung.com/us/Legal/Phone-HSGuide
Spanish: samsung.com/us/Legal/Phone-HSGuide-SP
TABLET
English: samsung.com/us/Legal/Tablet-HSGuide
Spanish: samsung.com/us/Legal/Tablet-HSGuide-SP
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End User License Agreement for
Software (EULA)
You may not infringe or otherwise violate the rights
secured by the Intellectual Property. Moreover, you
agree that you will not (and will not attempt to)
modify, prepare derivative works of, reverse engineer,
decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to create
source code from the software. No title to or ownership
in the Intellectual Property is transferred to you. All
applicable rights of the Intellectual Property shall
remain with SAMSUNG and its suppliers.
The online version of the End User License Agreement
(EULA) for your device can be found online at:
samsung.com/us/Legal/SamsungLegal-EULA4
Intellectual Property
All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by
or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its
respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone,
including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or
software relating thereto (the “Phone System”), is
proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal
laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
Intellectual Property includes, but is not limited to,
inventions (patentable or unpatentable), patents, trade
secrets, copyrights, software, computer programs, and
related documentation and other works of authorship.
Legal
Open Source Software
Some software components of this product, including
but not limited to ‘PowerTOP’ and ‘e2fsprogs’,
incorporate source code covered under GNU General
Public License (GPL), GNU Lesser General Public
License (LGPL), OpenSSL License, BSD License and
other open source licenses. To obtain the source code
covered under the open source licenses, please visit:
opensource.samsung.com
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Disclaimer of Warranties; Exclusion
of Liability
• performance of the product;
• workmanship of the product or the components
contained therein; or
The information below explains that a user accepts
this device as sold, including the hardware and
software components as created and packaged for
sale. If the user changes these parameters through
a unique modification, Samsung will not be held
responsible for damages or issues that result from
these end-user changes.
• compliance of the product with the requirements
of any law, rule, specification or contract
pertaining thereto.
Nothing contained in the instruction manual shall be
construed to create an express or implied warranty
of any kind whatsoever with respect to the product.
In addition, Samsung shall not be liable for any
damages of any kind resulting from the purchase or
use of the product or arising from the breach of the
express warranty, including incidental, special or
consequential damages, or loss of anticipated profits
or benefits.
Except as set forth in the express warranty contained
on the warranty page enclosed with the product, the
purchaser takes the product “as is”, and Samsung
makes no express or implied warranty of any kind
whatsoever with respect to the product, including
but not limited to the:
• merchantability of the product or its fitness for
any particular purpose or use;
• design, condition or quality of the product;
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Modification of Software
Using custom OS software may cause your device and
applications to work improperly. Your carrier may not
permit users to download certain software, such as
custom OS.
and conditions and the associated privacy policy for
each location-based service to learn how location
information will be used and protected. In addition,
your Cricket device may be used to access the Internet
and to download, and/or purchase goods, applications,
and services from Cricket or elsewhere from third
parties. Cricket provides tools for you to control access
to the Internet and certain Internet content. These
controls may not be available for certain devices which
bypass Cricket controls.
Notice from Cricket
Samsung Knox
Your device is designed to make it easy for you to
access a wide variety of content. For your protection,
we want you to be aware that some applications that
you enable may involve the location of your device
being shared. For applications available through
Cricket, we offer privacy controls that let you decide
how an application may use the location of your
device and other devices on your account. However,
the Cricket privacy tools do not apply to applications
available outside of Cricket. Please review the terms
Samsung Knox is Samsung’s security platform and is
a mark for a Samsung device tested for security with
enterprise use in mind. Additional licensing fee may be
required. For more information about Knox, please refer
to: samsung.com/us/knox
Samsung is not liable for performance issues or
incompatibilities caused by your editing of registry
settings, or your modification of Operating System
(OS) software.
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Restricting Children’s Access to
Your Mobile Device
Other marks are the property of their
respective owners.
© 2017 Cricket Wireless LLC. All rights reserved. Cricket
and the Cricket logo are registered trademarks under
license to Cricket Wireless LLC.
Your device is not a toy. Do not allow children to
play with it because they could hurt themselves and
others, damage the device, or make calls that increase
your device bill. Keep the device and all its parts and
accessories out of the reach of small children.
Some multimedia (audio/video) files contain Digital
Rights Management (DRM) technology to verify you
have the right to use the files. Preloaded apps on your
device may not be compatible with DRM-protected
files.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Address:
85 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park,
New Jersey 07660
Screen images are simulated. Appearance of device
may vary.
The actual available capacity of the internal memory is
less than the specified capacity because the operating
system and default applications occupy part of the
memory. The available capacity may change when you
upgrade the device.
Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864)
Internet: samsung.com
©2017 Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Samsung, Samsung Galaxy, Samsung Gear,
Multi Window, and Smart Switch are all trademarks
of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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