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Table of Contents
Getting Started ............................................................1
Applications.................................................................50
Front View........................................................................2
Back View ........................................................................4
Assemble Your Device ..................................................6
Set Up Your Device .....................................................10
Set Up Accounts on Your Device .............................12
Apps Screen .................................................................51
Google Applications ....................................................55
Verizon Applications ....................................................58
Other Applications .......................................................60
Calculator ......................................................................63
Calendar ........................................................................64
Camera...........................................................................66
Chrome ..........................................................................70
Clock ..............................................................................71
Contacts.........................................................................73
Email ...............................................................................79
Gallery ............................................................................81
Internet ...........................................................................84
Message+ ......................................................................87
Messages ......................................................................90
Music Player .................................................................94
My Files..........................................................................98
S Health ...................................................................... 101
Know Your Device ...................................................13
Home Screen ................................................................14
Status Bar......................................................................20
Edge Screen .................................................................22
Navigation, Motions, and Gestures ..........................24
Notification Panel .........................................................26
Multi Window.................................................................28
S Pen ..............................................................................32
Entering Text .................................................................38
Calling .............................................................................41
Making and Answering Calls .....................................42
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Battery......................................................................... 155
Power Saving Mode ................................................. 156
Application Manager and Default Applications... 157
Easy Mode ................................................................. 161
Blocking Mode .......................................................... 162
Private Mode .............................................................. 163
Location Services ..................................................... 164
Security....................................................................... 167
Finger Scanner.......................................................... 170
Language and Input Devices .................................. 172
Backup and Reset .................................................... 176
Motions and Gestures.............................................. 178
S Pen ........................................................................... 179
Accounts ..................................................................... 181
Date and Time Settings ........................................... 182
Accessibility ............................................................... 183
Safety Assistance ..................................................... 186
Accessories ............................................................... 188
Printing ........................................................................ 189
Help ............................................................................. 190
About Phone .............................................................. 191
System Updates ........................................................ 192
S Note ......................................................................... 103
S Voice ........................................................................ 106
Scrapbook .................................................................. 107
Smart Remote ............................................................ 109
Video Player ............................................................... 110
Voice Recorder.......................................................... 111
Settings ....................................................................... 113
Airplane Mode ........................................................... 114
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct .............................................. 115
Bluetooth .................................................................... 119
Data Usage................................................................. 122
More Networks .......................................................... 124
Sound Settings.......................................................... 133
Display Settings ........................................................ 138
Wallpaper.................................................................... 142
Lock Screen .............................................................. 143
Multi Window Settings ............................................. 146
Notification Panel ...................................................... 147
Edge Screen Settings .............................................. 148
One-Handed Operation ........................................... 151
Storage ....................................................................... 152
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Getting Started
Learn about your mobile
device hardware, assembly
procedures, and how to get
started using your new device.
Front View
Earpiece
Headset Jack
Status Light
Proximity and Gesture Sensors
Power/Lock Key
Front Camera
Volume Key
Edge Screen
Recent Apps*
Back*
Home/Finger Scanner
*Recent apps and Back light up when navigating through the device.
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Front View
• Back: Tap to return to the previous screen, or to
• Recent Apps: Tap to display recent apps or touch
•
• Edge Screen: Provides quick access to frequently
• Power/Lock Key: Press and hold to turn the device
• Front Camera: Take self-portraits and record
• Status Light: Displays red when charging or the
close a dialog box, menu, or keyboard.
and hold for home screen options.
Earpiece: Listen to a call.
on or off. Press to lock or wake up the screen.
Press and hold to turn the device off or restart it,
or for quick access to Airplane Mode, Emergency
Mode, and to Mute, Vibrate, and Sound modes.
used apps, alerts, notifications, and device
functionality all with the swipe of a thumb.
videos of yourself.
battery is low, blue when a notification has arrived
or you are voice recording, and green when fully
charged.
• Headset Jack: Connect an optional headset
(not included).
• Home/Finger Scanner: Tap to return to the Home
• Volume Key: Press to adjust the volume of your
screen. Activate the Fingerprint security feature.
device’s sounds and audio.
• Proximity and Gesture Sensors: Detects the
presence of objects near the device.
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Front View
Back View
Microphone
Infrared Transmitter
Rear Camera
Flash
Heart Rate Sensor
Speaker
S Pen
Microphone
Microphone
USB/Charger Port
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Back View
• Rear Camera: Take pictures and record videos.
• Flash: Illuminate subjects in low-light environments
• Microphone: Records audio and detects voice
commands.
• S Pen: Holder for the S Pen stylus.
• Speaker: Plays music, and other sounds.
• USB/Charger Port: Connect the Charger/USB
when taking a photo or recording video.
•
Heart Rate Sensor: When using the S Health
app, this sensor measures your heart rate via your
fingertip.
cable (included), and other optional accessories
(not included).
• Infrared Transmitter: Controls external devices
using infrared light.
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Back View
Assemble Your Device
Prior to use you need to assemble
your device.
Remove the Back Cover
1.
Hold the phone securely.
2.
Locate the cover release latch and carefully pull
the cover off.
Warning: Do not bend or twist the back cover
excessively. Doing so may damage the cover.
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Assemble Your Device
Replace the SIM Card
Caution: If the card is not inserted correctly, the device
will not detect the SIM card. Re-orient the card and place
it back into the slot if the SIM is not detected.
Your device comes with the SIM card already installed.
If you need to replace your SIM card, follow these
steps.
1.
Install a Memory Card
If the battery is in the phone, carefully remove it.
You can install an optional microSD or microSDHC
memory card (not included) to expand available
memory space.
2. Slide the SIM card out of the SIM card slot.
3. Carefully slide the new SIM card into the slot with
the Verizon logo facing up.
Note: A memory card can be installed at any time; it is
not necessary to install it prior to using the device.
Warning: Please be careful when handling the SIM card
to avoid damaging. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of
small children.
Getting Started
For more information on installing a memory card, see
Install a Memory Card.
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Assemble Your Device
Install the Battery
Replace the Back Cover
1.
1.
Insert the battery into the opening on the back of
the phone, making sure the gold contacts align.
2. Then press down along the edges to secure the
cover.
2. Gently press down to secure the battery.
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Place the back cover over the back of the phone.
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Assemble Your Device
Charge the Battery
When to Charge the Battery
Before turning on your phone, charge it fully. Your
phone comes with an Adaptive Fast Charging charger
and a USB cable.
When the battery is weak and only a few minutes of
operation remain, the battery icon ( ) blinks and the
device sounds a warning tone at regular intervals.
1.
In this condition, your device conserves its remaining
battery power by dimming the screen.
Plug the smaller end of the cable into the USB/
Charger port on your phone and the other end
into the charger.
When the battery level becomes too low, the device
automatically turns off.
► For a quick check of your battery level, view the
battery charge indicator located in the Status
Bar of your device’s display. A solid color ( )
indicates a full charge.
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.
2. Then plug the charger into an electrical outlet to
charge the phone.
Caution: Failure to unplug the wall charger before you
remove the battery, can cause damage to the device.
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Assemble Your Device
Set Up Your Device
Turn Your Device On or Off
Setup Wizard
The first time you turn your device on, the Setup
Wizard displays. It will guide you through the basics of
setting up your device.
Turning the Device On
Press and hold the Power/Lock key until the device
vibrates and starts up.
Follow the prompts to choose a default language,
connect to a Wi-Fi network, set up accounts, choose
location services, learn about your device’s features,
and more.
Turning the Device Off
1.
Press and hold the Power/Lock key until the
device vibrates and the Device options menu
displays.
2. Tap Power off.
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Set Up Your Device
Secure Your Device
Unlock the Device
Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your
device.
The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe.
Lock the Device
► To unlock your device, press the Power/Lock key
or Home, and then touch and drag your finger
across the screen.
By default, the device locks automatically when the
screen times out.
Set Up a Secure Screen Lock
► To lock the device, press the Power/Lock key.
Getting Started
The default Screen lock is Swipe, which offers no
security. To choose a more secure screen lock, see
Lock Screen.
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Set Up Your Device
Set Up Accounts on Your Device
Google Account
Samsung Account
Your new device uses your Google Account to
fully utilize its Android features, including Gmail,
Google Hangouts, and the Google Play Store.
Create a Samsung account, for access to Samsung
content and apps on your device.
When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing Samsung account, or create a new
Samsung account.
When you turn on your device for the first time, set
up your existing Google Account, or create a new
Google Account.
– or –
– or –
To create a new Samsung account or set up your
Samsung account on your device at any time,
use Accounts settings. For more information, see
Accounts.
To create a new Google Account or set up your
Google Account on your device at any time, use
Accounts settings. For more information, see
Accounts.
►
►
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Accounts > Add account >
Google.
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Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Accounts > Add account >
Samsung account.
Set Up Accounts on Your Device
Know Your Device
Learn some of the key
features of your mobile
device, including the screens
and icons, as well as how to
navigate the device and enter
text using the keyboard.
Warning: Please note that a touch screen
responds best to a light touch from the pad
of your finger or a non-metallic stylus. Using
excessive force or a metallic object when
pressing on the touch screen may damage the
tempered glass surface and void the warranty.
Home Screen
Notification Icons
Status Bar
Status Icons
Edge Screen
App Shortcuts
Widget
Apps Folder
Phone Shortcut
Apps Screen
Home Screen Indicator
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Home Screen
• Apps Folder: For your convenience, there are
• Notification Icons: Display new messages and
• Apps Screen: Allows quick access to all of your
• Phone Shortcut: Tap to access the Keypad and
•
• Status Bar: Displays device status icons (right) and
several applications that are grouped into folders
on the Edge Screen.
emails, notifications, available software updates,
and so on.
applications.
make calls.
App Shortcuts: Shortcuts to your favorite
applications.
notification icons (left).
• Edge Screen: The display area along the edge of
• Status Icons: Display information about the device,
your phone.
such as the network signal strength, battery level,
the time, and so on.
• Home Screen Indicator: Indicates which
• Widgets: Self-contained applications that run on a
Home screen is presently displayed.
Home screen (not shortcuts).
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Home Screen
The Home screen is the starting
point for using your device.
2.
• Add a screen: Scroll to the end of the
screens, and then tap
Add.
• Remove a screen: Touch and hold on a
Customize your Home screen
by adding application shortcuts,
widgets, folders, and using
wallpapers.
screen, and then drag it to
•
Remove.
Set a screen as the main Home screen:
Tap
Main Home screen at the top of a
screen. This screen displays when you press
Home.
• Change the order of screens: Touch and hold
on a screen, and then drag to a new position.
Manage Home Screens
• Touch Home screen settings for options:
- Transition effect: Change the visual effect
Your device comes with multiple Home screens to
hold apps and widgets. You can rearrange the Home
screens in a different order.
1.
Use these options to manage screens:
used when you move between Home
screens.
From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
-
– or –
Flipboard Briefing: Display all Flipboard
briefing updates on the Home screen.
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
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Home Screen
App Shortcuts
Widgets
You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any
Home screen.
Widgets are self-contained apps that run on a
Home screen. There are all kinds of widgets, including
links to a specific contact, Internet bookmarks, Gmail
and email accounts, and many others.
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
Add a Widget to the Home Screen
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, drag it to a
Home screen and release it.
1.
2. Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a
Home screen and release it.
Remove a Shortcut
1.
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen,
and then tap Widgets.
Touch and hold a shortcut to release it.
2. Drag the icon to
Remove a Widget
Remove and release it.
1.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the app, it
just removes the shortcut from the Home screen.
From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget to
release it.
2. Drag the widget to
Remove and release it.
Note: Removing a widget does not delete the widget, it
just removes the widget from the Home screen.
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Home Screen
Folders
Using Folders
Place folders on the Home screen to organize items.
1.
Adding Folders
2. To add shortcuts to the folder, touch and hold
the shortcut, and then drag it onto the folder and
release.
1.
From a Home screen, touch and hold an app
shortcut.
2.
Drag the shortcut onto
release.
•
•
•
Tap the folder to open it and access the shortcuts
inside.
3. To delete a folder, touch and hold the folder until
it detaches, and then drag it to
Remove and
release.
Create folder and
Enter a folder name.
Tap
Add to place additional apps in the
folder.
Tap Done on the keyboard.
A folder will be created with the shortcuts inside.
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Home Screen
Change the Wallpaper
Change the look of the Home and Lock screens
with wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture, or
choose from preloaded wallpapers.
1.
From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
– or –
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
2. Tap Wallpapers, and then choose Home screen,
Lock screen, or Home and lock screens.
3. Tap a wallpaper to see a sample, and then tap
Set as wallpaper.
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Home Screen
Status Bar
The Status Bar at the top of the
Home screen provides device
information (such as network status,
battery charge, and time) on the right
side and notification alerts on the
left.
Status Icons
Mute mode is enabled.
The device is connected to a 4G LTE wireless
network.
Signal strength.
Wi-Fi is active.
Status Icons
No wireless network is available.
Battery is fully charged.
NFC (Near-Field Communication) is enabled.
Battery is low. The yellow area turns red as
the charge level becomes critical.
Battery is charging.
Vibrate mode is enabled.
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Status Bar
Notification Icons
Notification Icons
Missed call.
Location service (GPS) is active.
Call in progress.
App updates are available from the Google
Play Store.
Call is on hold.
App updates are complete.
Call is using speakerphone.
Keyboard is in use.
Connected to a computer using a USB cable.
New email has arrived.
New Gmail has arrived.
New voicemail message has been received.
New text or multimedia message has arrived.
Download of a file or app is in progress.
File is being uploaded or sent.
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Status Bar
Edge Screen
Customize App Shortcuts
The Edge Screen provides a
variety of useful tools, shortcuts,
and widgets. Panels for the Edge
Screen can be added, removed, and
customized to your preferences.
You can choose the apps you want to display in the
Edge Screen.
►
Favorite Apps to display the apps tray on
Tap
the main screen to edit your Edge Screen.
• To remove an app from the Edge Screen, tap
and drag it off of the tray.
Basic Gestures
• To add an app to the Edge Screen, tap and
The Edge Screen responds to basic gestures as
follows:
• To relocate an app, tap and drag it to a new
•
• Touch the top of the Edge Screen and swipe
•
drag it to the tray.
location.
Swipe right or left to switch between panels.
Tap Done when you are finished.
downward to view the Quick tools.
• Touch the bottom of the Edge Screen and swipe
upward to access Edge Screen settings (only when
the screen is unlocked).
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Edge Screen
Quick Tools
3. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to close
the quick tools.
You can quickly use preset tools on your Edge Screen
without disrupting your activity on the main screen.
1.
Edge Screen Settings
Swipe down from the top of the Edge Screen.
Configure the Edge Screen panels to provide
convenient functions that are the most useful to you.
2. The following tools are provided:
•
•
Ruler: Use your Edge Screen as a ruler.
Tap cm to change from centimeters to inches.
►
Timer: Use your Edge Screen as a timer.
Tap the plus and minus signs to determine the
length of time. Tap Start to begin the timer.
•
Flashlight: Use your front-facing camera as
a flashlight. Tap On to use the flashlight. Tap
Off when you are done.
•
Voice recorder: Use your Edge Screen as a
voice recorder. Use the Record, Cancel, Stop,
and Pause options to edit your recording.
Recordings are saved to the Audio file.
Know Your Device
Apps >
Settings > Device > Edge screen.
Stopwatch: Count down with the Edge
Screen. Tap Start to begin the countdown.
Tap Stop to end the time, or Lap to keep the
record and immediately start a new record.
•
From a Home screen, tap
– or –
Swipe upward on the Edge Screen and then tap Settings.
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Edge Screen
Navigation, Motions, and Gestures
Touchscreen Navigation
Swipe or Slide
Tap
To swipe, lightly drag your finger vertically or
horizontally across the screen.
• Swipe or slide to unlock the screen.
• Swipe or slide to scroll through the Home screens
Lightly tap items to select or launch them.
• Tap the on screen keyboard to enter characters
or a menu.
or text.
• Tap an item to select it.
• Tap an app icon to launch the application.
Drag
To drag, touch and hold on an item, and then move it
to a new location.
Touch and Hold
• Drag to add a shortcut to a Home screen.
• Drag to move a widget on a Home screen.
Activate onscreen items by a touch and hold gesture.
For example:
• Touch and hold a widget on a Home screen to
move it.
• Touch and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of
options.
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Navigation, Motions, and Gestures
Pinch and Spread
Motions and Gestures
Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger or
spread by moving your fingers apart.
Control your device by making specific gestures with
your hand above the device’s screen.
• Pinch to zoom out while viewing a picture or a
For details, see Motions and Gestures.
web page.
• Spread to zoom in while taking a picture.
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Navigation, Motions, and Gestures
Notification Panel
Settings
View additional Quick
Settings
Quick Settings
Adjust screen brightness
Clear all notifications
Tap a notification to
launch app or view detail
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Notification Panel
Quick Settings
Notification icons display on the
Status Bar displaying calendar
events, device status, and more. For
details about these notifications,
open the Notification Panel.
In addition to notifications, the Notification Panel also
provides quick access to device functions such as
Wi-Fi, allowing you to quickly turn them on or off.
To view additional Quick settings:
►
Swipe left or right across the visible icons.
– or –
View the Notification Panel
1.
Tap
Swipe down on the Status Bar to display the
Notification Panel.
View all.
Notification Panel Settings
2. Scroll down the list to see notification details.
To customize the Notification Panel, see
Notification Panel.
• Tap an item to open it.
• To clear a single notification, drag the
notification left or right. Tap CLEAR to clear all
notifications.
3. To close the Notification Panel, swipe upward
from the bottom of the screen or tap
Back.
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Notification Panel
Multi Window
Multi Window Tray
Window Controls
Tray Controls
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Multi Window
Using Multi Window
Multitask by using multiple
applications at the same time.
After enabling Multi window, you can use it to run
multiple apps at the same time.
Note: Multi window is not available for all apps.
Activate Multi Window
1.
The apps display together on a split screen. You
can switch between the apps, adjust the size of their
display on the screen, and copy information from one
app to the other.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > Multi window.
2. Tap ON/OFF to activate.
1.
• Tap Open in multi window view to
automatically view content in Multi window
when you open files from My Files or Video
player, or attachments from email.
2. Touch and hold an app from the Multi widow tray
and drag it to the main window. Drag another
app into the window to create a split view. A blue
rectangle shows where the apps will snap into
place.
Tip: You can also activate Multi window from the
Notification Panel.
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Back to display the Multi
Touch and hold
window tray. After a few seconds, the panel will
be hidden again.
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Multi Window
Window Controls
Select an application window and tap
middle of the window border.
Customize Multi Window
Border in the
You can customize Multi window to suit your
preferences.
Switch windows: Switch the positions of
two Multi window applications.
Create a Window Group
If you use certain apps together in Multi window often,
you can create a window group to quickly display the
two apps in Multi window.
Move content: Share items between the
application windows. Drag an item to
share from one window to another. Some
applications may not support this feature.
The window group will be stored in the Multi window
tray, so you can choose it any time to display the two
apps.
Collapse window: Collapse the selected
window.
1.
Back to display the tray, and
Touch and hold
then drag apps to the windows.
2. Scroll to the bottom of the Multi window tray, and
then tap
Tray Controls >
Create.
Expand: Open the selected window in full
screen view.
Close application: Close the selected app.
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Multi Window
Multi Window Settings
Change the Order of Apps in the
Multi Window Tray
1.
Touch and hold
window tray.
To customize Multi window, see
Multi Window Settings.
Back to display the Multi 2. Tap an hold an app, drag it to a new position in
the tray and then drop it.
Choose Apps to Display in the
Multi Window Tray
You can choose the apps you want to display in the
Multi window tray.
1.
Touch and hold
window tray.
2. Tap
Back to display the Multi Tray Controls >
Edit for options:
• To remove an app from the tray, tap and drag it off of the tray and place it in the storage area.
• To add an app to the tray, tap and drag it from the storage area to the tray.
• To relocate an app, tap and drag it to a new location.
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Multi Window
S Pen
The S Pen is a stylus that assists Remove S Pen
you in performing different functions. The S Pen stores inside your device for convenient
access.
Switch between touch and pen input
► Slide the S Pen from your device using the notch
by using the S Pen button.
on the end of the S Pen.
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S Pen
Air Command
Smart select: Capture screenshots and
write or draw on them.
Air command allows you to quickly activate frequently
used applications or perform actions.
Image Clip: Outline and crop images
on the screen, in any shape, to share or
paste.
Screen Write: Capture screenshots and
write or draw on them.
Action Memo
An Action memo is a special type of note that turns
your written text into actions on your device. To open
an Action memo:
► Launch the Air command menu and select
Action memo.
To launch the Air command menu:
– or –
► Remove the S Pen from the S Pen slot, hold the S
Pen near the screen so that the pointer appears,
and press the S Pen button once.
Press and hold the S Pen button and double-tap
the screen with the pen.
Note: Action memos are saved in the
Action memo: Launch a memo and link it
to actions. Action memos are saved in the
S Note app.
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S Note app.
See Action Memos for more information.
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S Pen
Smart Select
When you tap Collect, the captured content is
stored on top of the Home screen as a thumbnail. The
following options are available:
Smart select is a capture tool to select content on a
screen. To launch the Smart select tool:
•
► Launch the Air command menu and select
Smart select.
• If more than one capture has been taken, tap
To capture an item on the screen, simply draw around
the item. The captured item appears on the screen
and can be saved to the Scrapbook or shared. The
following options are available:
•
Tap Collect to collect the content. It will appear
in minimized form on the screen until you save or
delete the capture.
•
Tap Scrapbook to save the content in the
Scrapbook. See Scrapbook for more information.
•
Tap Share via to share the captured content
with your contacts.
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Tap Collect more to take another Smart Select
capture.
the
Expand arrow to view all of the capture
thumbnails.
• Tap a thumbnail to view the capture and see the
options available. You can save the captured
content to the Scrapbook, share the capture, or
delete it.
• To delete captured content, tap the thumbnail to
view it. Touch and hold the capture to be deleted,
select all item(s) to delete, and then tap Delete.
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Image Clip
Screen Write
Outline and crop images from the screen, in any
shape, to share or paste. You can edit the cropped
content, or personalize it with your own handwriting.
Screen Write allows you to capture a screen shot and
then write notes on the screen shot. To use Screen
Write:
1.
To use Image Clip:
1.
Launch the Air command menu and select
Image Clip.
Launch the Air command menu and select
Screen write.
2. The current screen is captured, and a pen tool
appears. The following editing tools are provided:
2. Use the S Pen to draw around the content you
wish to capture.
•
3. The selected clip is centered on the screen. To
refine your selection, use the Transform buttons.
You can choose your hand drawn shape, regular
shapes, or a magnetic auto shape.
Pen: Write on the screen shot. Tap
Pen
a second time to change the pen tip, size,
color, and to save presets.
•
Eraser: Erase the writing or drawings on
the screen shot. Tap
Eraser a second time
to change the size of the eraser area and to
see the Clear all option.
•
Crop: Crop the screenshot. Tap
Crop
a second time to change the shape to either
Lasso or Rectangle.
4. Once you decide on a shape, select one of the
following options:
•
Tap
Scrapbook to save the content in
the Scrapbook. See Scrapbook for more
information.
•
Tap
Share via to share the captured
content with your contacts.
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Undo: Tap to undo the last action.
Redo: Tap to redo the last action.
S Pen
3. When you are finished writing, either tap
Save
to save the screen shot or tap
Cancel to
delete the shot. You can also tap Share via to
share the image using another app. The screen
shot is saved in the Gallery app.
Direct Pen Input
Air View
To use the Handwriting window:
When filling out a form field in an app (like Name or
Number in Contacts), you can open a Handwriting
window to allow you to write the entry with the S Pen
rather than type.
1.
Hover the S Pen over the screen to preview content, or
view information about an item on the screen.
When filling out a form field, hover the S Pen over
Handwriting icon appears.
the field until the
2. Tap
Handwriting. The Handwriting window
appears.
For example:
• Hover over an email in a list to preview the message
3. Use the space provided in the window to write the
entry by hand using the S Pen. While writing, your
entries will be converted into text.
before opening it.
• Hover over a photo album to preview the contents
or see a picture enlarged.
4. To edit the converted text, use the Space and
Delete icons provided. To change the position of
the cursor, drag the pointer below the cursor to
the desired position for editing.
• Hover over the time line during video playback to
preview and navigate to specific scenes.
• Hover over an icon or screen button to view the
item’s name or description.
5. When finished, tap
Done.
Note: The preview function is only available when the
S Pen’s onscreen pointer is a solid color.
For more information, see Air View.
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S Pen
Configure S Pen Settings
Replace the S Pen Tip
For information on configuring S Pen settings,
including options for sounds and for tracking S Pen
when it’s not stored in your device, see S Pen.
You can replace the tip of the S Pen. To replace the tip:
1.
Use tweezers to pull out the S Pen tip (1).
2. Insert the new pen tip on the top of the S Pen and
press until it clicks in place (2).
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S Pen
Entering Text
Using the Samsung Keyboard
Special Keys
Type your text input using a QWERTY keyboard.
Tap once to use Google Voice Typing.
Touch and hold to access keyboard settings and advanced keyboard features, such as handwriting. Use your handwriting to enter text.
Display the contents of the clipboard.
Access keyboard settings.
View emoticons.
Options key
Change the layout of the keyboard.
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Entering Text
Special Keys
Tap to switch to symbols.
Tap to switch to letters.
Configure the Samsung Keyboard
To customize the Samsung Keyboard, see
Samsung Keyboard Settings.
Using Google Voice Typing
Instead of typing, speak your text input.
1.
On the Samsung Keyboard, tap
Google Voice Type.
2.
Speak your text.
Configure Google Voice Typing
To customize Google Voice Typing, see
Google Voice Typing Settings.
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Entering Text
Using Swype
Enabling and Configuring Swype
Swype is a text input method that makes it possible to
enter a word by sliding your finger or stylus from letter
to letter, lifting your finger between words.
To enable the Swype keyboard while entering text:
1.
Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward
to display the Notification Panel.
2. Touch Choose input method.
3. Touch Swype.
Configure Swype
To customize Swype, see Swype Keyboard Settings.
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Entering Text
Calling
Make telephone calls using a
variety of calling features and
services.
Making and Answering Calls
Learn how to make or answer a call.
Explore features and functionality
associated with making or answering
a call.
Quickly Dial a Number from
Your Contact List
1.
2. While viewing your contact list, swipe your finger
across a contact to the right to call the contact.
Make a Call
1.
From the Edge Screen, tap
Dial a Recent Number
Phone.
Phone.
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.
Dial.
1.
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
2. Enter a number and tap
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
From the Edge Screen, tap
Phone.
– or –
Phone.
From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap the Recent tab. A list of recent calls is
displayed.
3. Tap a contact, and then tap
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Call.
Making and Answering Calls
Answer a Call on the Main
Screen
Answer a Call on the Edge
Screen
When a call is received, while the phone is inactive the
phone rings and displays the caller’s phone number,
or name if stored in the contacts list on the main
screen.
If your phone is active when you receive a call, the call
screen will appear on the Edge Screen, so that your
activity is not interrupted.
►
►
At the incoming call screen:
•
Touch and drag
answer the call.
•
Touch and drag
Reject in any direction to
reject the call and send it to your voicemail.
Answer in any direction to
On the Edge Screen:
•
Touch and drag
answer the call.
•
Touch and drag
Reject in any direction to
reject the call and send it to your voicemail.
Answer in any direction to
To move the call screen to your main screen:
►
End a Call
►
Calling
Tap
Expand.
When you are ready to end your call:
To return the call screen to the Edge Screen:
•
•
►
On the main screen, tap
On the Edge Screen, tap
End call.
Tap
Collapse.
End.
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Making and Answering Calls
Options During a Call
Personalize the Call Sound Setting
Your phone provides a number of functions that you
can use during a call.
Adjust the sound by using an audio equalizer.
► From the currently active call, tap
More options > Personalize call sound.
Adjusting the Call Volume
Place a New Call While in a Call
► Press the Volume key to increase or decrease the
volume.
If your service plan supports this feature, you can
make another call while a call is in progress.
– or –
1.
Quickly add more volume to the incoming audio
by tapping More options > Extra volume.
Listen with the Speaker or
Bluetooth Headset
From the active call, tap Add call to dial the
second call. The first call is displayed as a
thumbnail.
2. Dial the new number and tap
Dial.
•
• Tap Merge to hear both callers at once
Tap Swap to switch between the two calls.
Listen to the call using the speaker or through a
Bluetooth headset (not included).
(multi conferencing).
► Tap Speaker to hear the caller using the speaker.
– or –
Tap Bluetooth to use a Bluetooth headset
(not included).
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Making and Answering Calls
Call Waiting
Multitasking While on a Call
If your service plan supports this feature, you can
answer an incoming call while you have a call in
progress. You are notified of an incoming call by a call
waiting tone.
If you exit the call screen from the main screen and
return to a Home screen, your active call is indicated
by an icon on the Status Bar.
This lets you continue with your current call and do
something else, such as access the contacts list, view
a recent email, locate a picture, and so on.
To answer a new call while you have a call in
progress:
1.
Answer in any direction to answer the
Slide
new call.
To return to the call screen:
► Tap the reactivate button.
2. Tap an option:
To end a call from any application:
• Putting [Caller] on hold to place the previous
► Swipe the Status Bar downward to reveal the
Notification Panel, and then tap End.
caller on hold while you answer the new
incoming call.
• Ending call with [Caller] to end the previous
call and answer the new call.
3. Tap the previous On hold number entry and
select Swap to switch between the two calls. This
places the new caller on hold and activates the
previous call.
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Making and Answering Calls
Call Log
Save a Recent Call to Your Contacts
List
The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or
missed are stored in the Recent tab.
1.
From the Edge Screen, tap
1.
Phone.
Phone.
– or –
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
From the Edge Screen, tap
From a Home screen, tap Phone.
Phone.
2. Tap the Recent tab.
2. Tap the Recent tab. A list of recent calls is
displayed. If the caller is in your contacts list, their
name is displayed.
3. Tap the call you want to add to your contacts list.
4. Tap Create contact.
– or –
If you want to replace the number for an existing
contact, tap Update existing.
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Making and Answering Calls
Delete a Call from the Call Log
1.
From the Edge Screen, tap
Add a Call to the Reject List
Phone.
By adding a caller to your Reject list, future calls from
this number will be sent directly to your voicemail.
– or –
From a Home screen, tap 1.
Phone.
From the Edge Screen, tap
Phone.
– or –
2. Tap the Recent tab.
From a Home screen, tap Phone.
3. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from
the Call log.
2. Tap the Recent tab.
4. Tap Delete.
3. Touch and hold the caller you want to add to the
Reject list.
4. Tap
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More options > Add to Auto reject list.
Making and Answering Calls
• To remove a speed dial number assignment,
Make a Call Using Speed Dial
tap
You can assign a shortcut number to a contact for
speed dialing their default number.
Make an Emergency Call
To make a call using Speed Dial:
1.
From the Edge Screen, tap
The Emergency calling mode makes dialing an
emergency number a one-tap process.
Phone.
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Note: This mode can drain your battery power more
rapidly than normal calling mode.
Phone.
2. Enter the speed dial number, and hold down the
last digit entered.
Make an Emergency Call without a
SIM Card
Assign a Speed Dial Number
Without a SIM card, you can only make an emergency
call with the phone; normal cell phone service is not
available.
Apps >
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2.
Tap More options > Speed dial. The Speed dial
screen displays showing the numbers 1 through
100 (Number 1 is reserved for voicemail).
1.
From the Lock screen, tap Emergency call.
2. Enter 911 and tap
Dial.
3. Complete your call. During this type of call, you
will have access to the Speaker mode, Keypad,
and End Call features.
• Tap an unused number to assign it to a
contact’s default phone number.
4. Tap
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End call.
Making and Answering Calls
Call Settings
Make an Emergency Call with a SIM
Card
1.
From the Edge Screen, tap
To access the Call settings menu:
Phone.
►
– or –
From a Home screen, tap – or –
Phone.
From a Home screen, tap
Settings > Call.
2. Enter the emergency number (example: 911), then
tap
Dial.
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From the Edge Screen, tap
Phone >
More options > Settings > Call.
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Applications
The Apps screen displays all
applications installed on your
device, both preloaded apps
and apps you download and
install yourself.
Learn how to change the way
apps appear, organize apps
into folders, and uninstall or
disable apps.
Apps Screen
Download and Install New Apps
The Apps screen shows all preloaded
apps and apps that you downloaded.
You can uninstall, disable, or hide
apps from view.
Find new apps to download and install on your device:
Shortcuts to app can be placed on any of the Home
screens. For more information, see Add a Shortcut to
a Home Screen.
•
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 apps.samsung.com to learn more.
Accessing Applications
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap an application’s icon to launch it.
3.
To return to the main Home screen, press Home.
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Apps Screen
Uninstall or Disable Apps
Organize Your Apps
You can uninstall or disable apps you download and
install.
The Apps icons can be organized in folders and listed
alphabetically or in your own custom order.
• Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled.
• Apps that are disabled are turned off and hidden
Change the Order Apps Are Listed
from view.
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap More options > Uninstall/disable apps.
Apps that can be uninstalled show
Delete on
their icon.
3.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap an option:
Apps.
More options > Sort by.
• Custom: The default view, which allows you
to touch and hold on apps to move them from
screen to screen.
Tap
Delete and follow the prompts to either
uninstall or disable the app.
• Alphabetical order: Icons are arranged in A-Z
order.
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Apps Screen
Use Folders to Organize Apps
Show Hidden Apps
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Enter a folder name.
4.
Tap
Add, select apps to include in the folder,
and then tap Done.
You can unhide apps you have hidden and put them
back on the App screen.
More options > Create folder.
Apps.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
3.
Tap apps to unhide, and then tap Done.
More options > Show hidden apps.
• Touch a folder to view its apps. Touch an app
to launch it.
Hide Apps from View
You can hide (rather than uninstall or disable) apps
that you do not wish to see on the App screen.
1.
From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
More options > Hide apps.
2.
Tap
3.
Tap apps to hide, and then tap Done.
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Apps Screen
• Sort by: Configure the apps screen.
• Uninstall/disable apps: Uninstall an app that
Apps Screen Options
1.
From a Home screen, tap
2.
Tap
Apps.
you downloaded to your device, or disable
a preloaded app (preloaded apps cannot be
uninstalled). Touch
Delete to remove or
disable the selected app.
More options for these options:
• Edit: Touch and hold an app icon then drag
it to:
-
• Hide apps: Hide apps from the Apps screen.
• Show disabled apps: Display disabled apps.
• Show hidden apps: Display hidden apps.
• GALAXY Essentials: Galaxy Essentials is a
Create page to create a new apps page.
Create folder to create a new folder.
App info view information about this app.
Disable/Delete to remove the app.
collection of specially chosen applications
available through Samsung Apps. From Galaxy
Essentials, you can access and download a
collection of premium content, free of charge.
• Create folder: Create a new folder to hold the
app icon.
• Remove folder: Remove a folder.
Applications
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Help: View information about your device.
Apps Screen
Google Applications
Enjoy these applications from
Google.
Gmail
Note: Certain applications require a Google account.
Visit google.com to learn more.
Visit gmail.com to learn more.
Send and receive email with Gmail,
Google’s web-based email service.
Chrome
Google
Use Google Chrome to browse the Internet
and bring your open tabs, bookmarks and
address bar data from your computer to
your mobile device.
Search not only the Internet, but also the
apps and contents of your device.
Google Now
Visit google.com/chrome/browser to learn
more.
Google Now works in the background to
collect information you regularly look up
and organize it into convenient cards that
appear when you need them.
Drive
Visit google.com/landing/now to learn
more.
Open, view, rename, and share your
Google Docs and files.
►
Visit drive.google.com to learn more.
Press and hold Home.
Note: When Google Now is enabled, you
can also access it by touching .
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Google Applications
Google Settings
Maps
Quickly and easily change Google app
settings to suit your preferences.
Use Google Maps to find your current
location, get directions, and other
location-based information.
Note: You must be signed in to the
application you want to configure. For
example, sign in to Google+ to configure
Google+ settings.
Visit google.com/maps to learn more.
Note: You must enable location services to
use Maps. Please see Location Services.
Photos
Google+
This application automatically backs up
your photos and videos to your Google+
account.
Stay connected and share with Google+.
Chat with friends and family, post photos,
and see what others are sharing.
Play Books
Hangouts
With Google Play Books, you can find
millions of free e-books and hundreds of
thousands more to buy in the eBookstore.
Hangouts is an online place to meet friends
and family, share photos, and host video
calls. Conversation logs are automatically
saved to a Chats area in your Gmail
account.
Visit play.google.com/store/books to learn
more.
Visit google.com/hangouts to learn more.
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Google Applications
Play Games
Play Newsstand
Discover hundreds of games for download
and purchase through the Google Play
Store.
Subscribe to your favorite magazines to
read on your device at your leisure.
Visit play.google.com/store to learn more.
Visit play.google.com/store/newsstand to
learn more.
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.
Visit play.google.com/store to learn more.
Voice Search
Visit play.google.com/about/movies to learn
more.
Use voice commands to search the web
with Google.
Play Music
YouTube
With Google Play Music, you can play
music and audio files on your device.
View and upload YouTube videos right from
your device.
Visit play.google.com/about/music to learn
more.
Applications
Visit youtube.com to learn more.
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Google Applications
Verizon Applications
Message+
Enjoy these applications from
Verizon Wireless.
Use Verizon Messages to send text
messages at a whole new level. Draw on
pictures, share locations in real time, send
audio messages, and much more. For more
information, see Message+.
Note: Certain applications require a data plan or paid
subscription. Visit verizonwireless.com to learn more, or
contact your service provider for additional information.
Mobile Hotspot
Caller Name ID
This is a shortcut to the Mobile Hotspot.
For more information, see Mobile Hotspot.
Screen calls with the Caller Name ID
service, which provides the names and
pictures of people who call you.
Note: A subscription is required to use this
service. Contact your wireless provider for
details.
Cloud
Use Verizon Cloud to back up and access
your data. You can also use Verizon Cloud
to transfer content between other devices.
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Verizon Applications
My Verizon Mobile
VZ Navigator
View details and manage your Verizon
Wireless account.
Use VZ Navigator to find, share and
navigate to millions of locations, avoid
traffic and drive, or walk with ease.
Note: No airtime or minute charges apply
when accessing My Verizon Mobile.
VZ Protect
Voice Mail
The Verizon Support and Protection
application helps protect your phone
from digital threats, including viruses and
malware, risky web sites, and from people
accessing the information on your phone if
it is ever lost or misplaced.
Visual Voice Mail allows you to review your
voicemail on your phone, including the
option to listen to your voicemail in any
order. There is a monthly charge for Visual
Voice Mail, and airtime charges may apply.
For more information, contact Verizon
Wireless.
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Verizon Applications
Other Applications
Amazon
Appstore
Shop at Amazon.com from your device.
Browse and download applications, games
and more from the Amazon application
store.
Visit amazon.com to learn more.
Amazon Kindle
Visit amazon.com/mobile-apps to learn
more.
Use the Amazon Kindle application to
download books for reading right on your
device. You must have an account with
Amazon to use the Kindle application.
Audible
Download audio books to enjoy on your
phone.
Visit kindle.amazon.com to learn more.
Visit audible.com to learn more.
Amazon Music
Emergency Alerts
Shop for music at Amazon.com.
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, see Emergency Alerts.
Visit amazon.com/music to learn more.
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Other Applications
Facebook
Help
Keep up with friends and family with the
Facebook app. Share updates, photos,
and videos, as well as text, chat, and play
games.
View information on using your device’s
basic features and settings.
Flipboard
Search movies and actors, view trailers
and showtimes, explore top charts and box
office information, and add movies and TV
to your personal Watchlist.
IMDb
Use this application to access your
personalized magazines.
Visit flipboard.com to learn more.
NFL Mobile
Hancom Office 2014
Play the popular game on your phone.
Hancom Office 2014 supports editing
documents, spreadsheets and presentations
as well as viewing PDF documents. Hancom
Office 2014 also provides a file manager
that helps you quickly find and easily
manage documents.
PEN.UP
This community brings together anyone that
uses the S Pen to draw, sketch, scribble
or paint. Share photos, comment on other
creations, or just browse through the pages
for something to add to your personal
collection.
Visit hancom.com to learn more.
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Other Applications
Setup Wizard
Softcard
Configure basic settings for your device.
Softcard uses NFC technology to let you
pay for purchases with just a tap of your
device. Softcard holds credit, debit, and
loyalty cards, while organizing offers,
deals, and promotions. Softcard helps you
manage your spending by showing you card
balances and recent purchases for most of
the cards in your Wallet.
For more information, see Setup Wizard.
Slacker Radio
Enjoy free Internet radio with your mobile
device.
Note: Softcard requires a special SIM card.
See your Customer Service representative for
more information.
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Other Applications
Calculator
Additional Functions
The Calculator provides basic and
advanced arithmetic functions.
•
•
Basic Operation
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
clipboard, touch and hold an entry in the
display field.
3. Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key.
Scientific Calculator
4. Enter the next number.
Applications
Clear.
To clear the calculator history, tap
View history to view the history of calculations, and then tap Clear history.
• To copy all or part of the calculation to the
Calculator.
2. Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
5. To view the result, tap the
Tap
Turn the device landscape to use advanced arithmetic
functions, such as sin, cos, and tan.
Equals key.
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Calculator
Calendar
Delete an Event or Task
Manage your events and tasks.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap to view an event or task. Tap
Delete.
Create an Event or Task
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
• Add event: Enter an event with an optional
More options >
Sharing Events
repeat setting.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Add task: Enter a task with an optional priority
setting.
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap to view an event or task. Tap
Share via,
select a sharing method, and follow the prompts.
3. Enter details for the event or task, and then
tap Save.
Applications
Calendar.
To delete multiple events or tasks, tap
More options > Delete, select events or tasks,
and then tap Done.
2. Tap
Create new and use one of the following
methods:
•
Apps >
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Calendar Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Calendar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Apps >
Calendar.
More options > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
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Calendar
Camera
Shortcuts
Change
shooting mode
Camera settings
Record video
Take a picture
Storage status
(if an optional SD
card is installed)
Switch between
the front and
back cameras
View pictures and videos in the Gallery
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Camera
Taking Photos
Shooting Mode
Take photos with your device’s front or back camera,
or combine shots with Dual mode.
Several photo effects are available. Some modes are
not available when taking self-portraits.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Camera.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Auto: Allow the camera to evaluate the
surroundings and determine the ideal mode for
the photo.
• Tap the screen with two fingers and pinch or
• Rear-cam selfie: Take a selfie using the rear
spread them on the screen to zoom in and out.
camera.
• Tap the screen to focus on the area you
• Selective focus: Make objects stand out from
touched.
the background. They must be within 1.5 feet
from you, and at least 3 times this distance
from the background.
Shutter button to take the photo.
Note: You can also press the Volume key up or down to
take a picture. The Volume key can be assigned to act
as the video record key or as a zoom key.
Applications
Camera.
2. Tap MODE and select a shooting mode:
2. Using the display screen as a viewfinder, compose
your shot by aiming the camera at the subject.
While composing your photo, use the onscreen
options, or these gestures:
3. Tap the
Apps >
• Panorama: Take a photo composed of many
photos strung together.
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Camera
•
•
Manage modes: Select which shooting modes
to display when you tap MODE with options
like Beauty face, Shot & more, Virtual tour, or Dual camera.
3. Tap
Menu to display the following additional
options.
•
Download: Download additional shooting
modes from the Samsung Apps store.
• ISO: Select an ISO value. This controls camera
light sensitivity. It is measured in film-camera
equivalents. Low values are for stationary or
brightly-lit objects. Higher values are for fastmoving or poorly-lit objects.
Camera and Video Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. Tap
Settings to configure settings for Camera.
Not all of the following options are available in both
still camera and video camera modes. The available
options vary depending on the mode used.
• White balance: Select an appropriate white
balance, so images have a true-to-life color
range. The settings are designed for specific
lighting situations. These settings are similar to
the heat range for white-balance exposure in
professional cameras.
• Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
pictures take up more memory.
•
•
•
• Metering modes: Select a metering
Effects: Add special graphical effects.
method. This determines how light values
are calculated. Center-weighted measures
background light in the center of the scene.
Spot measures the light value at a specific
location. Matrix averages the entire scene.
Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.
Flash: Activate or deactivate the flash.
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Exposure value: Change the exposure value.
This determines how much light the camera’s
sensor receives. For low light situations, use a
higher exposure.
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• HDR (rich tone): Save the picture in HDR (rich
• Shutter sound: Turn the shutter sound on or
•
Tap to take pics: Tap the image on the
preview screen to take pictures.
• The Volume key: Use the Volume key as the
• Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher
• Review pics/videos: Set to show pictures or
tone) only.
off.
camera key, the record key, or as a zoom key.
videos after taking them.
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
videos take up more memory.
• Manage shortcuts: Touch and hold, then drag
• Recording mode: Select Normal, Limit for
items to add them to the shortcuts menu.
email, or Fast motion mode.
• Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.
• Video stabilization: Activate anti-shake. Anti-
shake helps to keep the focus steady when the
camera is moving.
• Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to
the picture.
• Storage location: Select the memory location
for storage.
• Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help
composition when selecting subjects.
• Voice control: Set the camera to take pictures
with voice commands.
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Camera
Chrome
The Google Chrome app allows
you to use the Google Chrome web
browser on your device.
1. Touch
Chrome.
2. Read the Google Chrome Terms of Service and
touch Accept and Continue.
3. If you have an existing Chrome account, touch
Sign in to bring your open tabs, bookmarks, and
omnibox data from your computer to your phone.
Otherwise touch No thanks.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to use Google
Chrome.
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Chrome
Clock
The Clock app features an Alarm and
a World Clock.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Create an Alarm
Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or
recurring alarms, and choose options for how to be
notified.
Clock.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Alarm tab.
2. Tap a tab to use a feature:
• Alarm: This feature allows you to set an alarm
2. Tap
to ring at a specific time.
Clock >
Create alarm:
• Time: Choose a time for the alarm.
• Repeat: When enabled, the alarm repeats
• World clock: View the time of day or night in
other parts of the world. World Clock displays
time in hundreds of different cities, within all
24 time zones around the world.
every week.
• Alarm type: Choose whether the alarm will
• Stopwatch: Measure intervals of time.
• Timer: Use a timer to count down to an event
use sound, vibration, or vibration and sound to
alert you.
• Alarm tone: If you have chosen an alarm type
based on a preset time length (hours, minutes,
and seconds).
Applications
Apps >
that includes sound, choose a sound to play
for the alarm.
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• Volume: If you have chosen an alarm type
Delete an Alarm
that includes sound, drag the slider to set the
volume of the alarm.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Snooze: Allow snoozing, and set Interval and Apps >
2. Touch and hold an alarm, and then tap
Clock.
Delete.
Repeat values for the alarm while snoozing.
• Smart alarm: When on, the alarm will start playing a tone at a low volume at an interval before the alarm time, and slowly increase in volume. Choose a time interval and a tone to use with smart alarm.
•
Name: Enter a name for the alarm.
3. Tap Save.
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Clock
Contacts
Accounts
Your device provides the ability to
synchronize information, from a
variety of accounts, including Google,
Email, Facebook, and your Samsung
account.
Adding an Account
1. From a Home screen, tap
Accounts > Add account.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Select an account provider, then follow the prompts
to enter your credentials and sign in.
Depending on the account, you can
choose to synchronize your calendar,
contacts, and other types of content.
Managing Accounts
1. From a Home screen, tap
Accounts.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Select an account, then tap a setting to enable
synchronization.
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Contacts
Managing Contacts
Adding a Contact
The Contacts app lets you store and manage contacts
from a variety of sources, including contacts you enter
and save directly on your device as well as contacts
synchronized with your Google account, compatible
email programs (including Microsoft Exchange
Server), and your Facebook friends.
Use the following procedure to add a new contact.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Choose a storage account for the contact. You
can choose Device to store the contact on the
device, or choose an account.
Apps >
• Tap
Contacts.
Photo to assign a picture to the new
contact.
• Enter a name, phone number, email address,
Finding a Contact
and assign the contact to a group. Tap Add
another field to add additional contact
information.
You can search for a contact, or scroll the list to find
one by name.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2. Tap Create contact, and then tap contact fields
to enter information.
Accessing Contacts
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Contacts.
-
2. Tap the Search field, and then enter characters to
find contacts that match.
3. Tap a letter on the side of the list to go directly to
that letter in the alphabetical list.
Tap
Add to enter additional entries.
Tap
Delete to remove an entry.
Tap
Tap
field.
Expand for additional fields.
Label to choose a label for the
3. Tap Save.
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Contacts
Edit a Contact
Link Contacts
When editing a contact, you can tap a field and
change or delete the information, or you can add
additional fields to the contact’s list of information.
When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail,
Facebook, and so on), you may have multiple similar
entries for a single contact. Your device’s Contacts
application lets you link multiple entries into a single
contact.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
Edit.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
3. Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete
information.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
4. Tap Save.
3. Tap Link another contact, and then select
contact(s) to link to the original contact.
Share a Name Card
4. Tap Done to save the linked contact.
When you share a name card, the contact’s
information is sent as a vCard file (.vcf). You can share
a vCard via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct, attach it to a
message, or save it to a storage location.
Unlink Contacts
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
Contacts.
Link.
Link.
3. Tap
Separate beside contacts to unlink them
from the main contact.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
More options > Share name card.
3. Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts.
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Contacts
Delete Contacts
Remove Contacts from Favorites
You can delete a single contact, or choose multiple
contacts to delete.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap
Delete.
More options > Remove from Favorites.
Create a Shortcut to a Favorite
You can create a shortcut to a favorite on the home
screen, to access their information directly from the
home screen.
Favorites
When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily
accessible from other apps. Favorites display together
on the Favorites tab in Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the Favorites tab, and then touch and hold a
contact to select it.
Mark Contacts as Favorites
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2. Tap the Favorites tab, and then touch and hold
a contact to select it. You can also tap other
contacts, or choose
Select all to select all
contacts.
Contacts.
2. Touch and hold a contact to select it. You can also
Select all to
tap other contacts, or choose
select all contacts.
3. Tap
Apps >
3. Tap More options > Add shortcut to home screen.
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
Favorite (turns gold ).
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Contacts
Groups
Rename a Group
You can use groups to organize your contacts. Your
device comes with preloaded groups, and you can
create your own. You might create a group for your
family, for coworkers, or a team. Groups make it
easy to find contacts, and you can send email to the
members of a group.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Groups, and then tap
2. Tap
Contacts.
2. Tap the Groups tab, and then tap a group.
3. Tap More options > Edit group and enter a new
name.
4. Tap Save.
Create a Group
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Add Contacts to a Group
Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Create group.
3. Tap fields to enter information about the group:
• Tap Create group in to choose where to
save the group. You can save it to a specific
account, to the device memory, or to all
accounts.
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap
Groups, and then tap a group.
3. Tap
add.
Add, and then tap the contacts you want to
4. Tap Done.
• Tap Group name to enter a name for the new
group.
4. Tap Add member and select contacts to add to the
new group, and then tap Done.
5. Tap Save.
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Contacts
Send an Email to a Group
Contact Settings
You can send an email to members of a group.
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Contacts app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
3. Tap
Apps >
Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Groups, and then tap a group.
2. Tap
More options > Send message or email.
Apps >
Contacts.
More options > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
4. Tap Email.
5. Tap contacts to select them, or tap Select all, and
then tap Done. (You will only see group members
that have email addresses in their contact records.)
6. Choose an account and follow the prompts.
Delete a Group
Preset groups, such as Family, cannot be deleted.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
3. Tap
Apps >
Groups.
More options > Select.
4. Select groups to delete and tap
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Contacts.
Delete.
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Contacts
Email
Use the Email app to view and
manage all your email accounts in
one application.
The device communicates with the appropriate server
to set up your account and synchronize your email.
When complete, your email appears in the Inbox for
the account.
Note: To configure email account settings at any time,
tap More options > Settings. Tap the account to
display Account settings.
To access Email:
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
Managing Your Email Accounts
Configuring Email Accounts
You can view email you receive for all accounts on
the Combined view screen or you can view email
accounts individually.
You can configure Email for most accounts in just a
few steps.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Email.
Apps >
Email.
drop-down menu at the top left of the
2. Tap the
screen to select:
2. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your
email account.
• Combined view: View all email in a combined
– or –
inbox.
For additional accounts, tap More options >
Settings > Manage accounts > Add.
• <Account Name>: View email for only this
account.
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Email
Refreshing Your Email Account
Email Settings
Refresh your account to update your email accounts.
Use the Email Settings to configure your Email
preferences.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
2. In the Application Bar, tap
Refresh.
Email.
Note: Available settings depend on the email provider.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Deleting Email Accounts
2. Tap
Apps >
Email.
More options > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
To delete an Email account:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
4. Tap an account to configure specific settings.
Email.
More options > Settings.
3. Tap the account you want to delete, and then tap
Remove account.
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Email
Gallery
View, edit, and manage pictures and
videos.
Zooming In and Out
Use one of the following methods to zoom in or out on
an image:
• Double-tap anywhere on the screen to zoom in or
Viewing Images
zoom out.
• Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in.
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When
another application, such as Email, saves an image,
the Download folder is automatically created to
contain the image. Likewise, capturing a screenshot
automatically creates a Screenshots folder.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Pinch the screen to zoom out.
Playing Videos
1. From a Home screen, tap
Gallery.
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder to open it.
2. Tap a folder to open it.
3. Tap a video to view it.
3. Tap an image or video to view it in full screen.
Scroll left or right to view the next or previous
image.
Trimming Segments of a Video
1. Select a video, and then tap
Trim.
2. Move the start bracket to the desired starting point,
move the end bracket to the desired ending point,
and then save the video.
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Gallery
• Add tag: Add a content tag to the photo.
• Studio: Edit your photo with advanced tools.
• Set as: Set the image as wallpaper or a
Editing Images
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. While viewing an image, tap
following functions:
Apps >
Gallery.
More options for the
contact image.
• Print: Print the image via a USB or Wi-Fi
• Edit: Use basic tools to edit your photo.
• More info: View image details.
• Screen write: Draw, write, and do edits on the
connection. Some printers may not be
compatible with the device.
•
photo and save it as a separate file.
• Rotate left: Rotate counter-clockwise.
• Rotate right: Rotate clockwise.
• Crop: Resize the frame to crop and save the
Settings: Change the Gallery settings.
Deleting Images
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap More options > Delete, select items to
delete, and then tap Done.
image in it.
• Rename: Rename the file.
• Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images
Tip: When viewing an image full screen, tap
Delete.
in the current folder.
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Gallery
Sharing Images
Gallery Settings
Use one of the following methods:
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using your Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap a folder to open it.
2. Tap
3. In a folder, tap More options > Select, select
images, and then tap
Share via to send them to
others or share them via social network services.
Applications
Apps >
Gallery.
More options > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
4. Tap More options > Add account to add a Samsung, Google, or Facebook account.
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Internet
Viewing Web Site
Access to the Internet with a fully
featured web browser.
To view a web site:
► Tap the address field, enter the web address, and
then tap Go.
Access the Internet
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
To share, save, or print the current web page:
Internet.
► Tap
Command Keys
To zoom in or out:
► Tap the screen twice or pinch the screen to zoom
out and stretch the screen to zoom in.
The following command keys are available:
•
•
•
•
Back or
page.
More options.
Back to return to the previous
Forward to go forward to a recent page.
Home to display your Internet Home screen.
Refresh to reload the current page.
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Internet
Browser Tabs
History
Use tabs to view multiple web pages at the same time.
To view a list of recently visited web pages:
► Tap
To open a new tab:
1. Tap
More options > New tab.
Saved Pages
2. Tap a different tab to view it.
To save a web page:
To close a tab:
► Tap
Bookmarks > History tab.
Tab Manager and tap
► Tap
Close.
More options > Save webpage.
To view a list of saved web pages:
Bookmarks
► Tap
Saved pages tab.
To bookmark the current web page:
► Tap
Bookmarks >
Sharing Pages
Add bookmark.
To open a bookmarked web page:
To share a web page address with others:
► Tap
► Tap More options > Share via and follow the
prompts.
Applications
Bookmarks and tap an entry.
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Incognito Tabs
Internet Settings
Pages viewed with incognito tabs do not appear within
your browser history or search history, and leave no
traces (such as cookies) on your device.
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Internet app.
Incognito tabs display
1. From a Home screen, tap
Incognito on their tab.
2. Tap
Note: Any downloaded files will remain on your device
after you close the incognito tab.
Apps >
Internet.
More options > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts to customize.
To turn on Incognito mode:
► Tap
More options > Incognito mode.
To open a new incognito tab:
► Tap
Applications
More options > New incognito tab.
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Message+
This section describes how to create
a send a message using the Verizon
Messages app.
Attach to attach an item, such as a
4. Tap
postcard, picture, video, audio recording, Glympse
location, location, contact card, or song. You can
also choose emoticons to insert into your message.
5. Review your message and tap
Creating and Sending
Messages
Reading Messages
When you receive a message, your phone notifies you
by displaying the
New message icon in the Status
Bar.
Use the Verizon Messages app to send and receive
messages with your friends and family.
1. From the Edge Screen, tap
New message.
Send.
Message+ >
To access a new message:
► Drag your finger down from the Status Bar to
display the Notification panel, and then tap the
message notification to open the message.
2. Tap the To: field and then enter a contact name,
a mobile phone number, or an email address
using the onscreen keyboard. As you enter letters,
possible matches from your accounts and contacts
display on the screen. Touch a match to add it to
the message.
– or –
From the Home screen, tap
tap the message to open it.
Message+, and then
3. Tap Type a message and enter your message.
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Message+
Replying to Messages
Protecting a Message from
Deletion
Messages you exchange with another person are
displayed as conversations in the Messages app, so
you can see all the messages in one place.
1. From the Home screen, tap
You can lock a message so that it will not be
deleted even if you delete the other messages in the
conversation.
Message+.
2. Tap a conversation to display it.
1. From the Home screen, tap
3. Tap the Type a message field and then type your
reply message.
2. Tap a conversation to display it.
4. When the message is complete, tap
Message+.
3. Touch and hold the message that you want to lock,
and then tap Lock message on the pop-up menu.
A lock icon displays on the message.
Send.
Deleting Messages
1. From the Home screen, tap
Message+.
2. Tap a conversation to display it.
3. Touch and hold the message you want to delete,
and then tap Delete message on the pop-up menu.
Follow the prompts to confirm the deletion.
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Message+
Deleting Conversations
You can delete all the messages you’ve exchanged
with another person.
1. From the Home screen, tap
Message+.
2. Touch and hold a conversation you want to delete
and tap Delete Conversation > Delete.
Note: Locked messages will not be deleted unless you
select Include protected messages before confirming
the deletion.
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Message+
Messages
Learn how to send and receive
different messages using the default
Messages app on your phone.
The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you
send and receive multimedia messages (such as
picture, video, and audio messages) to and from other
mobile phones or email addresses. To use this feature,
you may need to subscribe to your service provider’s
multimedia message service.
Types of Messages
Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the
screen and indicate when messages are received and
their type.
Your default Messages app provides the following
message types:
•
•
Creating and Sending
Messages
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.
This section describes how to create a send a
message using the Messages app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Messages > Compose.
2. Tap the Enter recipients field to manually enter
a recipient or tap
Add Recipient to select a
recipient from your Contacts. You can also select
the recipient based on Groups, Favorites, or Logs.
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Messages
Viewing New Messages
3. If adding a recipient from your Contacts, tap the
contact to place a check mark then tap Done. The
contact will be placed in the recipients field.
When you receive a new message, a preview of the
message will appear on the Edge Screen, and a new
message icon appears on the Status Bar.
4. 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.
To view a message:
1. Tap the message in the Edge Screen to open.
For the Group option, if the number of recipients
is less than 10, all members in the group will be
added. You will need to delete any unnecessary
members in the list by selecting the trash can icon
and deleting unwanted entries.
– or –
Open the Notification Panel and select the message. For more information, please see Notification Panel.
5. Tap the Enter message field and use the onscreen
keypad to enter a message. For more information,
please see Entering Text.
– or –
Messages,
From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
and then tap the new message to view it.
6. Tap
Add emoticons to choose an available
emoticon from an onscreen list and then add it into
your message (at the cursor location) if desired.
7. Review your message and tap
2. To play a multimedia message (audio or video), tap
Play.
3. To scroll through the list of messages, tap the
screen and scroll up or down the page.
Send.
Note: If you exit a message before you send it, the
message is automatically saved as a draft.
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Messages
Deleting Messages
Message Search
To delete messages, follow these steps:
You can search through your messages by using the
Message Search feature.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Apps >
Messages.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More options > Select.
2. Tap
3. Tap each message you want to delete or tap
Select all.
4. Tap
Apps >
Messages.
Search.
3. Enter a word or phrase to search for, and then tap
Search on the keyboard.
Delete.
5. At the Delete conversations prompt, tap Delete to
delete or Cancel to cancel.
Messages Settings
Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia
messages, voicemail, and push messages.
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Messages > More options > Settings.
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Messages
Emergency Alerts
• Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life
This device is designed to receive wireless emergency
alerts from the Commercial Mobile Alerting System
(CMAS) which may also be known as the Personal
Localized Alerting Network (PLAN). For more
information, please contact your wireless provider.
•
(Extreme and Severe)
Emergency Alerts allows customers to receive
geographically-targeted messages. Alert messages
are provided by the US Department of Homeland
Security and will alert customers of imminent threats
to their safety within their area. There is no charge for
receiving an Emergency Alert message.
To disable Imminent Threats and AMBER Alerts,
follow the instructions below:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Emergency Alerts.
2. Tap
There are three types of Emergency Alerts:
Apps >
More options > Settings > Alert types.
3. All alerts are enabled by default (check mark
showing). Tap on an alert option to disable it.
• Alerts issued by the President
Applications
AMBER Alerts (missing child alert)
Users may choose not to receive Imminent Threats
(Extreme and Severe) and AMBER Alerts. Alerts
issued by the President cannot be disabled.
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Music Player
Using Playlists
Listen to your favorite songs with
Music Player. Navigate through your
music library, play songs, and create
customized playlists.
Playlists are used to assign songs to a list of preferred
media which can be grouped into a list for later
playback.
Creating a Playlist
1. From a Home screen, tap
Listen to Music
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Music.
2. Tap the Playlists tab.
Apps >
Music.
3. Tap
2. Tap a library category at the top of the screen to
view your music files.
More options > Create playlist.
4. Enter a name for this playlist and tap Create.
3. Scroll through the list of songs and tap an entry to
begin playback.
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Music Player
Adding Music to a Playlist
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Renaming a Playlist
Music.
Besides adding and removing music files in a playlist,
you can also rename the playlist.
2. Tap the Playlists tab.
• Tap a playlist name, and then tap 1. From a Home screen, tap
•
3. Tap a playlist.
Select music files to add.
4. Tap
3. Tap Done.
More options > Edit title.
5. Enter a new title for the playlist.
Removing Music from a Playlist
Apps >
Music.
2. Tap the Playlists tab.
Add tracks.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Music.
2. Tap the Playlists tab.
3. Tap the desired playlist name.
4. Tap More options > Remove. Select each track
you want to remove from this playlist.
5. Tap Done.
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Music Player
Music Options
Playback Controls
The following options may or may not appear
depending on whether or not music is actually playing.
Also, options will be different if the song you are
listening to is in a playlist.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Streams the current music file to another
device via Change player.
Volume control and SoundAlive.
Music.
More options for options:
2. Tap
Volume control showing volume muted.
•
• Cloud: Add a song to your Verizon Cloud
Shuffles the current list of songs randomly.
• Create playlist: Create and add music to
Songs play in order and are not shuffled.
Select: Select multiple songs to edit or delete.
account.
playlists (only available in the Playlists tab).
• Listen via Bluetooth: Scan for and pair with a
Bluetooth headset.
Assign the current song as a Favorite.
• View as: Display entries as a list or thumbnail.
• Music square: Create a playlist based on
Plays the entire song list once.
mood.
•
Settings: Change your Music settings.
Applications
Replays the current list when the list ends.
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Music Player
Playback Controls
Repeats the currently playing song.
Touch and hold to rewind the song. Tap to
go to previous song.
Pause the song.
Start the song after pausing.
Touch and hold to fast-forward the song. Tap
to go to next song.
Lists the current playlist songs.
Add song to a playlist.
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Music Player
My Files
•
•
•
Access files stored on your device,
including images, videos, songs, and
sound clips.
Download History: View all apps and files
that have been downloaded to the device.
that you have added. This option only appears if
you have added shortcuts to the My Files main
Files stored in the device are organized into the
following groups:
screen.
• Local Storage: View folders and files in their
• Quick Search: Files are grouped into the following
storage locations.
categories:
Applications
Downloaded apps: View downloaded apps.
• Shortcuts: Contains shortcuts to files or folders
View Files
•
•
•
•
Documents: View document files.
Recent files: View recently saved files.
Images: View image files.
Videos: View video files.
•
Device storage: View folders and files
located on the device.
•
SD card: View folders and files located on
the memory card (if installed).
Audio: View audio files.
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My Files
Category Options
To view files in My Files:
1. From Home, tap
Apps >
My Files.
After tapping on a category, the following options are
available:
2. Tap a category to view the relevant files or folders.
3. Tap a file or folder to open it.
Home to return to the main screen of
► Tap
the My Files app. Tap
Search, and then enter
search criteria.
My Files Options
► Tap
On the main screen of My Files, the following options
are available:
► Tap
•
• Select: Select files or folders.
• Cloud: Connect to Verizon cloud.
• Create folder: Add a folder to the current list.
Search, and then enter search criteria.
► Tap
More options to find the following options:
More options for these options:
This option only appears in Local Storage
categories.
Select: Select shortcuts. This option only
appears if you have added shortcuts to the
My Files mains screen.
• View as: Change the appearance of the files
or folders.
• Cloud: Connect to Verizon cloud.
• Add shortcut: Add a shortcut on the My Files
•
Sort by: Change the sort order of the files.
main screen to any folder.
• Storage usage: View memory information for
your device and memory card (if installed).
•
Settings: Change the settings for viewing files.
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My Files
• Add shortcut: Add a shortcut to the current
► Tap
location on either a Home screen or the
My Files main screen. This option only appears
in Local Storage categories.
•
More options for additional options:
•
• Copy: Copy files or folders to another folder
• Rename: Rename a file or folder. This option
Move: Move files or folders to another folder.
Settings: Change the settings for viewing files.
only appears when just one file or folder is
selected.
Options for Selected Files and Folders
• Add shortcut on Home screen: Add a
► Tap More options > Select, select a file or folder,
and then use one of these functions:
shortcut to the file or folder on a Home screen.
• Zip: Create a zip folder containing the selected
Share via: Send files to others or share
them.
files. This option only appears in Local Storage
categories. A selected zip folder has the
additional options of Extract and Extract to
current folder.
Delete: Delete files or folders.
• Details: View details of the selected file(s) or
folder(s).
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My Files
S Health
Use S Health to plan, track, and
manage your health goals and
activities, including exercise, sleep,
and meals.
Before You Start Exercising
This app can be used to monitor your exercise. While
moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking, is
safe for most people, health experts suggest that you
talk with your doctor before you start an exercise
program, particularly if you have any of the following
conditions:
Note: This device and related software are not intended
for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions,
or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention
of disease.
1. From Home, tap
Apps >
• Heart disease;
• Asthma or lung disease;
• Diabetes, or liver or kidney disease;
• Arthritis.
S Health.
2. Read and accept the terms and conditions.
You should also check with your doctor if you have
symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious
disease, such as:
3. Set up your health profile and goals.
• Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms
during physical activity;
• Dizziness or loss of consciousness;
• Shortness of breath with mild exertion or at rest, or
when lying down or going to bed;
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S Health
• Ankle swelling, especially at night;
• A heart murmur or a rapid or pronounced
When in Doubt — Check It Out
If you are unsure of your health status, have several
health problems, or are pregnant, you should speak
with your doctor before starting a new exercise
program. Working with your doctor ahead of time is a
good way to plan an exercise program that is right and
safe for you. Consider it the first step on your path to
physical fitness.
heartbeat;
• Muscle pain when walking upstairs or up a hill that
goes away when you rest.
Finally, the American College of Sports Medicine
recommends that you see your doctor before
engaging in vigorous exercise if two or more of the
following apply:
• You are a man older than age 45 or a woman older
than age 55;
• You have a family history of heart disease before
age 55;
• You smoke or quit smoking in the past six months;
• You have not exercised for three months or more;
• You are overweight or obese;
• You have high blood pressure or high cholesterol.
• You have impaired glucose tolerance, also called
prediabetes.
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S Health
S Note
Create a Note
The S Note app helps you create,
edit, and manage all the notes on
your device.
To create a note with S Note:
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Sign in to your Samsung account
or Evernote account to access your
notes in S Note from any device.
S Note.
3. Use the S Pen to create content.
To use a template:
1. Tap
With S Note, create content by typing, writing, drawing,
and even recording voice, video, or taking pictures.
Templates are provided to make content creation easy
and help keep things organized.
Applications
Apps >
Create new note.
More options > Use new template.
2. When finished, tap
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Save.
S Note
• Text mode: Type text using the keyboard. Tap once
Edit a Note
to select Text mode. Tap again to change the Text
settings.
When in the S Note app, you can edit notes as follows:
• Photo note: Add a note page by taking a picture.
1. Tap a note to view it.
2. Tap
The camera is activated. After you take a picture,
crop the image as desired. The cropped image is
then added as a page to your current note.
Edit mode to edit the note.
Note: When you tap on an Action Memo to view it, you
can edit the memo immediately.
• Selection mode: Select content in the note. Tap
once to use Selection mode. Tap again to switch
between Lasso and Rectangle modes. Draw around
the content you wish to select. Depending on the
selection, several options are made available to
move, edit, or reshape the content.
Note Tools
When creating or editing a note in S Note, some
helpful modes and tools are provided.
• Undo: Tap to undo the last action.
• Redo: Tap to redo the last action.
• S Pen (and finger) Mode: Tap to switch between
Note: The available tools are different for Action Memos.
• Save: Tap to save the note. The note switches to
View mode. To edit the note again, tap the
button.
•
Edit
two edit modes: S Pen only and S Pen and finger.
• More: Tap to view more options for the note.
Handwriting mode: Write or draw freehand with the
S Pen. Tap the Pen icon once to select Handwriting
mode. Tap again to change the Pen settings.
• Eraser mode: Erase content from the note. Tap
once to select the eraser. Tap again to change the
Eraser settings.
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S Note
Action Memos
To link a memo to an action:
1. Write on the memo.
An Action Memo is a special type of note that
turns your written text into actions on your device.
For example, if someone tells you the name of a
restaurant, you can launch a new memo, write the
name of the restaurant, and then have the memo
locate it on a map.
2. Press Link to action and select an action to perform.
3. Draw around the content you want to use for
the action. The selected content is boxed and
highlighted.
Note: While active, an Action Memo stays on the screen
for as long as you are using it, even if you press Home.
You must tap either
Save or Discard in order to
close the memo.
4. On the menu bar that appears, tap the action to
take. Options include Phone, Contacts, Messages,
Email, Browser, Map, and Task.
For example, you can write a phone number,
press the Link to action button, and then select
Contacts to save the number to an existing
contact or create a new contact.
To open an Action Memo:
► Launch the Air command menu and select
Action Memo.
– or –
Note: Action Memos are saved in the
S Note app.
Press and hold the S Pen button and double-tap
the screen with the pen.
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S Note
S Voice
Speak commands to perform
operations on your device, and to
speak criteria for searches and other
operations.
S Voice Settings
Use S Voice to find everything from
directions to trivia answers to the
current weather forecast.
3. Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using S Voice.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Apps >
S Voice.
More options > Settings.
S Voice.
2. Speak a command.
3. Tap the microphone icon, if the device does not
hear you, or to give it another command.
Tip: Tap More options for example commands and to
view a tutorial.
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S Voice
Scrapbook
Saving Captured Content
The Scrapbook app provides a place
for you to manage the multimedia
content you capture with the S Pen
tools.
When you capture content with the Smart Select
tool, you have the option of saving the content to the
Scrapbook. For details on capturing content, see
Smart Select.
To save content to the Scrapbook from the Collect
page:
Scrapbook provides storage and organization tools for
content you capture while using your mobile device.
With the S Pen tools, you can capture articles, images,
and even videos and music. You can then add a title,
text, a handwritten memo, or content tags. When you
capture content online, the web link is saved with the
content.
1. Tap
Scrapbook.
2. In the upper left, tap the drop down box to either:
• Select an existing category.
• Create a new category by selecting Create
category, typing in a name for the category,
selecting a layout, and tapping Save.
3. Tap
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Save to save the content to the Scrapbook.
Scrapbook
Editing the Scrapbook
To edit a Category:
Content in the Scrapbook and be edited.
1. Tap the
Show categories button in the top left
corner. Categories and tags are listed in the menu,
along with the number of content files contained.
To open the Scrapbook:
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
2. Tap a category to open it.
Scrapbook.
3. Tap
You can edit both Categories and the content files
within them.
More options > Edit category.
4. You can edit the Title and the Layout. Change them
as desired. When finished, tap Done.
To edit a file:
Show categories button in the top
1. Tap the
left corner.
2. Select either the category or tag that contains the
file, or tap All to view all files.
3. Locate the file to edit and tap it to open.
4. Tap
Edit.
5. Change the Title, Text, Memo, or Tags as desired.
When finished, tap Save.
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Scrapbook
Smart Remote
Smart Remote lets you control select
Wi-Fi-enabled Samsung TV models
using your Samsung Galaxy device.
Now you can control all of your TV’s
settings, such as ON/OFF function,
channel navigation, and volume
control from the same Samsung
device you already know.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Smart Remote.
Apps >
2. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up and
configure your entertainment equipment.
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Smart Remote
Video Player
Play videos stored on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Use Pop-Up Play
Multi task with Pop-Up Play — transform your video
player into a pop-up window. The video will continue to
play, and the pop-up window can be resized or moved
anywhere on the screen.
Video.
2. Scroll through the videos stored on your device.
After a few seconds, each video thumbnail begins
playing a preview of the clip.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap a video to view it.
Apps >
Video.
2. Tap a video to view it.
3. Tap More options > Pop-up player to continue
playing the video in a floating window.
• Drag the window to any location on the screen.
• Use two fingers to pinch or spread to resize
the floating window.
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Video Player
Voice Recorder
Record voice memos and notes.
-
Meeting: The microphones are sensitive
to sound from all directions and can
distinguish up to eight sources of sound.
Sound sources can be muted during
playback.
-
Voice memo: Voice input is converted to
text onscreen. The maximum recording
time is five minutes.
Create a Voice Recording
► From a Home screen, tap
Voice Recorder.
Apps >
•
Tap More options > Settings >
Recording quality to adjust the recording
quality.
•
Tap Select mode to choose the appropriate
recording mode:
Applications
-
Normal: Normal recording mode picks up
any sounds detected by the microphones.
-
Interview: The top and bottom
microphones are used for two-directional
recording. The top and bottom of the
device pick up equal amounts of sound.
Sound sources can be muted during
playback.
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•
•
Tap
•
Tap
Pause to pause the recording of an
audio file.
•
Tap
Cancel to cancel the recording of an
audio file.
•
Tap
Block incoming calls to prevent calls
from interrupting recording.
•
Tap
Bookmark to bookmark a spot in the
recording for later reference.
Record to record an audio file.
Tap
Stop to stop recording. The file is
automatically saved.
Voice Recorder
View Recordings
1. From a Home screen, tap
Voice Recorder.
Apps >
List to display a list of recordings.
2. Tap
•
Tap
Search to search through available
recordings.
•
Tap More options:
Applications
-
Select: Choose desired recordings to
share, delete, change category, rename,
and so on.
-
Sort by: Sort the list of recordings.
-
Edit categories: Customize your categories.
-
Settings: Configure Voice Recorder.
Filter by category: Filter entries by
category.
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Settings
Configure your device’s
connections and settings,
add accounts, and customize
the home screen, apps, and
features.
• Some options are enabled or disabled by
tapping the ON/OFF button to turn the
ON ON or OFF
option
OFF .
•
For some options, you must tap a field,
such as Email address, to display and set
options.
• Some options are enabled or disabled by
tapping a
check box. When enabled, a
check mark displays.
Accessing Settings
► From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
– or –
From a Home screen, drag down from
the Status Bar to display the Notification
panel, and then tap Settings.
Airplane Mode
Airplane mode disconnects your
device from all networks and turns off
connectivity features such as Wi-Fi.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap Airplane mode, and then tap the ON/OFF
switch to enable or disable the option.
Note: You can also control Airplane mode from
the Device options menu. Press and hold the
Power/Lock key, and then tap Airplane mode.
While in airplane mode, you can
use other features, such as playing
music, watching videos, or other
applications.
Settings
Apps >
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Airplane Mode
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Scan and Connect to a Wi-Fi
Network
Wi-Fi is a term used for certain types
of Wireless Local Area Networks
(WLAN). Communication requires
access to a Wireless Access Point
(WAP).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the network you want to
connect to.
Wi-Fi Direct creates a direct
connection between two or more
devices using Wi-Fi.
•
When you select an open network, you are
automatically connected to the network.
•
Enter a wireless password, if necessary.
Turning Wi-Fi On or Off
Turning Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover
and connect to compatible in-range WAPs.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside
Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
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Manually Connect to a
Wi-Fi Network
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Wi-Fi Status Indicators
The following icons show your current Wi-Fi
connection status at a glance:
Settings.
Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active,
and communicating with a Wireless Access
Point (WAP).
2. Tap Wi-Fi > Add Wi-Fi network.
3. Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:
• Tap Network SSID to enter the name of the
A Wi-Fi access point is available, but your
device is not connected to it. It may also
display if there is a communication issue
with the target Wireless Access Point
(WAP).
Wi-Fi network.
• Tap the Security field and select a security
option. This must match the current security
setting on your target WAP. If secured, you will
also need to enter your WAP’s password.
• Tap Show advanced options, if you need
to add advanced options such as Proxy and
IP settings.
4. Tap Connect to store the new information and
connect to your target WAP.
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Wi-Fi Settings
-
The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of
your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services.
Sort by: Sort Wi-Fi networks by Alphabet
or Signal strength.
-
Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to disconnect from Wi-Fi.
-
Always allow scanning: Allow Google
location service and other apps to scan for
networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.
-
Smart network switch: Automatically
switch between mobile data and Wi-Fi to
maintain a stable Internet connection.
-
Install certificates: Install authentication
certificates.
-
MAC address: View your device’s MAC address, which is required when
connecting to some secured networks (not
configurable).
-
IP address: View your device’s IP address
(not configurable).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Wi-Fi.
3. Tap
More options for options:
• Scan: Start another scan for nearby Wi-Fi
networks.
• Wi-Fi Direct: Configure a Wi-Fi Direct
connection with a nearby device.
• Advanced:
- Wi-Fi notifications: Receive a notification
when new Wireless Access Points (WAPs)
are available.
-
Settings
Passpoint: Connect to passpoint-enabled
Wi-Fi Access Points automatically. Tap to
enable Passpoint. Tap Passpoint to see
other available Passpoint-enabled Wi-Fi
APs.
• Manage networks: Manage your saved Wi-Fi
network connections.
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• WPS push button: Set up a connection to a
3. Tap More options > Wi-Fi Direct. Your device
automatically scans for nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices,
or you can tap Scan to start scanning.
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other
equipment.
• WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your
4. After scanning for devices, select a device,
and then follow the prompts to complete the
connection.
device to set up a PIN-secured connection
to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment (not
configurable).
•
• Share Wi-Fi profile: Select the profile you
would like to share.
• Help: Learn about setting up and using Wi-Fi
• To rename your device (as seen by networks, and other settings.
other devices), tap More options >
Rename phone.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct Status Indicator
Wi-Fi Direct allows direct device-to-device connections
via Wi-Fi, without having to connect to a Wi-Fi network.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Tap More options > Multi connect to scan
for devices that support multi connect. Select
the devices and follow the prompts to establish
the connections.
Apps >
Displays when connected to another device
using Wi-Fi Direct.
Settings.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside
Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi on. Wi-Fi must be on to configure
settings.
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Bluetooth
Changing Your Device’s Name
Bluetooth is a short-range
communications technology that
allows you to connect wirelessly
to a number of Bluetooth devices,
such as headsets and hands-free
car Bluetooth systems, and
Bluetooth-enabled computers,
printers, and wireless devices.
Device names are used to identify devices during
pairing, and when using Wi-Fi Direct or other Wi-Fi
based features. This is the name others will use when
pairing with your device via Bluetooth.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth > More options >
Rename phone.
3. Tap Device name, and use the keyboard to edit
your device name.
Note: The Bluetooth communication range is
approximately 30 feet.
Turning Bluetooth On or Off
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to
turn Bluetooth on or off.
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Bluetooth
Making Your Device Visible to
Other Bluetooth Devices
Scan for Bluetooth Devices
When you want to pair with another Bluetooth device,
you can scan for nearby devices that are visible.
When you make your device visible, other Bluetooth
can find it in a scan and initiate pairing. You can
choose the length of time your device remains visible.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to
turn on Bluetooth.
Settings.
3. Tap Scan. Nearby devices display on the screen.
2. Tap Bluetooth > More options >
Visibility timeout.
3. Select a time period for your device to remain
visible after you turn on visibility.
Reviewing Files Received via
Bluetooth
When you receive files from another device via
Bluetooth, you can access them from Bluetooth
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Bluetooth >
Settings
Apps >
Settings.
More options > Received files.
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Pair Bluetooth Devices
Note: Due to different specifications and features
of other Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and
operations may be different, and functions such as
transfer or exchange may not be possible with all
Bluetooth compatible devices.
The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish
trusted connections between your device and another
Bluetooth device.
Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a one-time
process. Once a pairing is created, the devices will
continue to recognize their partnership and exchange
information without having to re-enter a passcode.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Delete a Paired Device (Unpairing)
When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two
devices will no longer recognize each other. To
connect again, you’d need to pair the devices.
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to
turn on Bluetooth.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Bluetooth.
3. Make sure that the target device is discoverable, so
that your device can find it. Refer to the instructions
that came with the device to find out how to set it to
discoverable mode.
2. Tap
next to the previously paired device, and
then tap Unpair to delete the paired device.
Apps >
Settings >
4. Tap Scan. Your device will start to scan for
Bluetooth devices within range.
5. When you see the name of the target device
displayed in the Bluetooth devices section, tap the
name. Your device then automatically tries to pair
with the target device. If automatic pairing fails,
enter the passcode supplied with the target device.
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Bluetooth
Data Usage
• Data usage cycle: Tap the menu, and then
Monitor your mobile data usage.
choose a time period for data usage. Data
usage for the period displays on the graph,
along with usage by application below.
Note: Your service provider may account for data usage
differently.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap
Settings.
• Data roaming: Allow data roaming on your
2. Tap Data usage for options:
device.
• Mobile data: Enable mobile data. You can also
• Restrict background data: Restrict some
control Mobile Data at the Notification panel.
apps and services from working unless you
are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
• Limit mobile data usage: When enabled, your
mobile data connection will be disabled when
the specified limit is reached. Drag the red limit
line to set the data usage limit.
• Auto sync data: Synchronize with accounts
automatically, at any time.
• Show Wi-Fi usage: Display a Wi-Fi tab that
• Alert me about data usage: Receive an alert
shows Wi-Fi usage.
when mobile data usage reaches the warning
limit you set. Drag the orange warning line to
set the data usage warning limit.
Settings
More options for other options:
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Data Usage
• Mobile hotspots: Select Wi-Fi networks that
are mobile hotspots. You can restrict apps
from using these networks, and you can
configure apps to warn you before using these
networks for large downloads.
• Show units: Use MB/GB units, or use only MB
or GB units.
• Help: Find information about how to use the
Data usage feature.
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Data Usage
More Networks
The More Networks settings
allow you to configure a variety of
communication settings for your
device.
If you want to turn off download speed info, tap the
check box next to Do not show speed info.
Default Messaging App
Your mobile device can be equipped with more than
one application for text and multimedia messaging. To
select a default messaging app:
Download Booster
1. From a Home screen, tap
Download Booster improves download speed by using
both Wi-Fi and LTE networks at the same time when
downloading files over 30 MB in size.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap More networks > Default messaging app
to select the app to use for text and multimedia
messages.
Settings >
2. Tap Download booster, and then tap ON/OFF to
turn Download Booster on or off.
Note: Download Booster uses mobile data services.
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More Networks
Mobile Networks
• Network mode: Choose a preferred network
You can control your device’s access to networks and
mobile data services.
• Access Point Names: Configure wireless
Caution: Depending on your service plan, changes
you make to mobile networks settings may incur extra
charges. Consult Verizon Wireless for information.
• Network operators: Select a network from all
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks.
Apps >
mode.
network access.
available networks, to automatically select a
net network from your preferred networks.
Settings >
2. Tap Mobile networks for options:
• Mobile data: Enable or disable your device’s
connection to the mobile data network. You
can also control this setting at Notifications
with the Mobile data setting.
• Data Roaming Access: Enable or disable
connection to data services when your device
is roaming on another network.
• Roaming: (Not configurable) Current roaming
status.
• Signal strength: (Not configurable) Current
signal strength.
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More Networks
Mobile Hotspot
Warning: By default, your device’s Mobile Hotspot
has no security applied, and any device can connect.
To set a password for your Mobile Hotspot, see
Change the Mobile Hotspot Password.
Use Mobile Hotspot to share your device’s Internet
connection with other devices using your device as a
Mobile Hotspot.
Note: Mobile Hotspot may require a subscription to
Mobile Hotspot/Mobile Broadband Connect service.
For more information, contact Verizon Wireless.
Connect a Device to Your
Mobile Hotspot
Warning: Using your device as a mobile hotspot
consumes battery power and uses data service. While
Mobile Hotspot is active, your device’s applications will
use the Mobile Hotspot data service. Roaming while
using your device as a mobile hotspot will incur extra
data charges.
Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to your
device’s Mobile Hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn Mobile Hotspot on.
3. Activate Wi-Fi on the target device.
Turn Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot On or Off
4. Scan for Wi-Fi hotspots and select the target device
from the list.
Activate your device’s Mobile Hotspot application
to allow other devices to use your device’s Internet
connection.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
Settings >
5. On the target device, enter your device’s Mobile
Hotspot password.
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off.
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More Networks
Allowed Device List
Change the Mobile Hotspot Password
Control whether devices connect to your Mobile
Hotspot with the Allowed device list. After you add
devices to the list, they can scan for your device and
connect using your device’s Mobile Hotspot name and
password.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn Mobile Hotspot on.
3. Tap
Settings >
More options > Configure Hotspot.
4. Tap the Security field, select WPA2 PSK, and enter
a new password.
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn Mobile Hotspot on.
Turn Off Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot
Automatically
3. Tap More options > Allowed devices, and then
tap
Add to enter the other device’s Device name
and MAC address.
Set your device to automatically turn off Mobile Wi-Fi
hotspot if there are no connected device.
4. Tap OK to add the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More networks > Mobile Hotspot.
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn Mobile Hotspot on.
3. Tap More options > Timeout settings and select
an amount of time.
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More Networks
Tethering
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
Use Tethering to share your device’s Internet
connection with a computer that connects to your
device with a USB cable or by Bluetooth.
You can set up and configure Virtual Private Networks
on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More networks > Tethering.
Note: You must set a screen lock PIN or password
before setting up a VPN. For more information, see
Lock Screen.
Settings >
2. Choose a tethering method:
Adding a VPN
• USB tethering: Connect the computer to the
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > VPN.
device using the USB cable, and then tap
USB tethering to turn tethering on.
• Bluetooth tethering: Use Bluetooth to pair
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPSec and follow the
prompts to set up your VPN.
your device with the computer. (Consult
the computer’s documentation for more
information about configuring your computer to
pair with Bluetooth.) Tap Bluetooth tethering
to turn tethering on.
Connect to a VPN
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > VPN.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap either Basic VPN or Advanced IPSec.
3. Tap the VPN you want to connect to, enter your log
in information, and tap Connect.
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More Networks
NFC
Edit or Delete a VPN
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > VPN.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap either Basic VPN or Advanced IPSec.
NFC (Near Field Communication) allows data
exchange when you touch your device with another
compatible device. This is used for applications such
as Android Beam and S Beam.
3. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit or
delete.
To activate NFC:
4. Tap either Edit network or Delete network.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > NFC.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.
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More Networks
Android Beam
S Beam
When Android Beam is activated, you can beam app
content to another NFC-capable device by holding the
devices close together. You can beam browser pages,
YouTube videos, contacts, and more.
When S Beam is activated, you can beam files to
another NFC-capable device by holding the devices
close together.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > NFC.
Apps >
You can beam images and videos from your Gallery,
music files from your Music app, and more.
Settings >
Apps >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > NFC.
3. Tap ON/OFF to turn Android Beam on.
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.
4. Touch the back of your device with another
NFC-capable device and the content is transferred.
3. Tap ON/OFF to turn S Beam on.
Settings
Settings >
4. Touch the back of your device with another
NFC-capable device and the content is transferred.
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More Networks
Tap and Pay
Nearby Devices
Tap and pay allows you to select the default payment
application you want to use for making on-phone
purchases.
Share your media files with nearby devices via Wi-Fi.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > NFC.
Apps >
Warning: If file sharing is enabled, other devices can
access your data. Use this option with care.
Settings >
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > Nearby devices.
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to enable Nearby devices.
3. Tap Tap and pay.
3. Set the following options:
4. Select the app that you want as your default.
• Content to share: Select the content to share.
Choices are: Videos, Photos, and Music.
• Allowed devices: Indicate the devices
accessible to your device.
• Blocked devices: Indicate the devices not
accessible to your device.
• Download to: Set whether to download data to
Device or SD card.
• Receive files from other devices: If a nearby
device attempts to upload data, this setting
indicates the response.
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More Networks
Screen Mirroring
MirrorLink
Share your device’s screen with another device.
Mirror your device’s display on your car’s
entertainment and information screen using a USB
connection.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More networks > Screen Mirroring.
Settings >
To use this feature, your car system must support
MirrorLink.
2. Tap ON/OFF to enable Screen Mirroring. Available
devices are listed.
•
To turn on MirrorLink:
Tap Scan to find more devices.
1. Connect your device to your car’s system using the
USB cable.
3. Tap a device and follow the prompts to connect.
Apps >
2. On your device’s Home screen, tap
Settings > More networks > MirrorLink.
3. Tap Connect to vehicle via USB.
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More Networks
Sound Settings
Configure the sounds and vibrations
used to indicate notifications, screen
touches, and other activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap Sound > Sound mode, and then choose a
mode:
• Sound: Your device uses the sounds,
vibrations, and volume levels you’ve chosen in
Sound settings for notifications and alerts.
Change the Sound Mode
• Vibrate: Your device vibrates for notifications
You can switch between sound modes, while
preserving the individual sound settings you’ve made.
and alerts. This uses the Vibration intensity
you choose in Sound settings.
Tip: Sound modes are also available from the Device
options menu. Press and hold the Power/Lock key, and
then choose Mute, Vibrate, or Sound from the Device
options menu.
Settings
Apps >
• Mute: Your device plays no sounds or
vibrations. Onscreen reminders will still occur.
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Adjust the Volume
Set the Vibration Intensity
Set the system volume level, and set default volume for
notifications and other media.
Set the level for vibration to accompany notifications
and feedback for your screen touches, also known as
haptic feedback.
Tip: You can also set System volume from the home
screen by pressing the Volume key.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Sound > Vibration intensity, and then drag the
sliders to set the vibration intensity for:
2. Tap Sound > Volume, and then drag the sliders to
set the default volume for:
•
•
•
•
Apps >
•
•
•
Ringtone
Music, video, games and other media
Incoming call
Notifications
Haptic feedback
Notifications
System
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Sound Settings
Select a Default Ringtone
Select a Default Vibration
Pattern
Choose a ringtone sound.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
Choose from preset vibration patterns or create your
own pattern.
2. Tap Sound > Ringtones to choose a sound.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap a sound to play a sample and tap Done to
select it.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sound > Vibrations.
– or –
3. Tap a pattern to preview it, and then tap OK to set it
as your default vibration pattern.
Tap Add to use an audio file as a ringtone.
– or –
Tap Create and follow the prompts to create a new
vibration pattern.
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Sound Settings
Change the Notifications Sound
Play Tones When Entering a
Phone Number
Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new
messages and event reminders.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Play tone when the dialing keypad is tapped.
Settings.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Sound > Notifications to choose a sound.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Sound.
3. Tap a sound to play a sample and tap Done to
select it.
2. Tap Dialing keypad tone to turn the feature on.
– or –
Play Tones When Touching or
Tapping the Screen
Tap Add to use a use an audio file.
Vibrate When Ringing
Play tones when you touch or tap the screen to make
selections.
Your device can vibrate in addition to ringing when you
receive a call.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sound > Touch sounds to enable.
Settings.
2. Tap Sound > Vibrate when ringing to turn the
feature on.
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Sound Settings
Set the Screen Lock Sound
Select an Emergency Tone
Play a sound when you unlock the screen.
Set an alert tone or vibration when receiving an
emergency message.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Sound > Screen lock sound to enable.
Set the device to vibrate when you tap More options
and Recent apps, and for certain screen interactions.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sound > Emergency tone and select Off,
Alert, or Vibrate.
Use Haptic Feedback
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Set Samsung Keyboard Sounds
Set the keyboard sounds.
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Sound > Haptic feedback to enable.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sound for options:
• Sound when tapped: Play a tone when you
tap an onscreen key.
• Vibrate when tapped: Vibrate when you tap
an onscreen key.
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Sound Settings
Display Settings
Adjust the Screen Brightness
Change the Font Style and Size
Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings,
or to your personal preference. You may also want to
adjust screen brightness to conserve battery power.
You can set the font style and size for all text that
displays on the screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Font to choose a font style and font
size.
2. Tap Display > Brightness for options:
• Tap Automatic brightness to allow the device
3. Tap Font style > Download to find new fonts from
the Google Play Store.
to adjust brightness automatically.
• To set a custom brightness level, clear the
Automatic brightness check mark and then tap
and drag the Brightness level.
Screen Rotation
Set the screen to rotate when the device is rotated
(landscape or portrait).
Note: You can also control Brightness from the
Notification panel. Drag down the Status Bar at the top
of the screen to find the Brightness options.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Screen rotation to turn screen
rotation on.
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Display Settings
Smart Stay
Select a Screen Mode
Using the front camera to detect your face, the screen
will not time out as long as you are facing the screen.
Choose a screen mode to match your type of viewing.
Set your device automatically adapt the display
depending on the type of image being displayed and
other criteria such as battery level.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Smart stay to enable.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• To have your device automatically optimize
Choose how long the display screen remains lit after
you tap the screen or press any key.
Apps >
the display to match the type of image being
displayed and other criteria, such as battery
level, tap Adaptive display.
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Screen timeout, and then choose a
time period.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Screen mode, and then choose a
screen mode.
Set the Screen Timeout Delay
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• To choose a specific type of display, enable
AMOLED cinema, AMOLED photo, or Basic.
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Auto Adjust the Screen Tone
2. Tap Display > Daydream. Tap ON/OFF to turn
Daydream on. Configure options:
Your device will analyze the images displayed on the
screen and automatically adjusts the brightness to
conserve battery power.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing
screen of colors.
• Flipboard: Display pictures from Flipboard.
Settings.
Tap
2. Tap Display > Auto adjust screen tone to enable.
• Google Photos: Display pictures from your
Google Photos account. Tap
options.
Daydream (Screen Saver)
Apps >
Settings for
• Photo Frame: Display pictures in a photo
The Daydream setting controls what the screen
displays when the device is docked (dock not
included), or while charging. You can choose to
display colors, or display photos stored on your
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings for options.
frame. Tap
Settings for options.
• Photo Table: Display pictures in a photo table.
Tap
Settings for options.
3. Tap Preview to see a demonstration of Daydream.
Settings.
4. Tap Select when to daydream and choose
While docked, While charging, or Both.
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Display Settings
Configure the LED Indicator
Increase the Touch Sensitivity
of the Screen
Select which functions (such as charging or low
battery) the LED indicator on the front of the device
will display.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Increase the sensitivity of the touch screen to improve
results when wearing gloves.
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Display > LED indicator to enable this feature.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Increase touch sensitivity to
enable.
Set the Touch Key Light
Duration
Set the length of time
Recent apps and
remain lit after you tap them.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Back
Settings.
2. Tap Display > Touch key light duration to choose
a timeout period.
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Display Settings
Wallpaper
Change the look of the home and
lock screens with wallpaper.
You can display a favorite picture or
choose from preloaded wallpapers.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Wallpaper.
3. Tap Home screen, Lock screen, or
Home and lock screen.
4. Tap an image to preview it and then tap
Set as wallpaper.
•
Tap From gallery for additional wallpapers.
For more information, see Change the Wallpaper.
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Wallpaper
Lock Screen
• PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the
Choose a method for unlocking
your screen. Different Screen Locks
have different levels of security and
options.
screen. This option provides medium to high
security.
• Password: Create a password for unlocking
the screen. This option provides high security.
• Fingerprint: Use fingerprint recognition
to unlock the screen. This option provides
medium to high security.
Set a Screen Lock
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > • None: Never lock the screen.
Settings.
Screen Lock Types
2. Tap Lock screen > Screen lock to select a screen
lock and level of security:
• Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This
Swipe
option provides no security.
• Show information
• Camera shortcut
• Action memo on lock screen
• Unlock effect
• Pattern: A screen unlock pattern is a tap
gesture you create and use to unlock your
device. This option provides medium security.
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Lock Screen
Pattern
PIN, Password, and Fingerprint
•
• Pattern type
• Camera shortcut
• Action memo on lock screen
• Make pattern visible
• Vibration feedback
• Lock automatically
• Lock instantly with power key
• Auto factory reset
• Show information
• Camera shortcut
• Action memo on lock screen
• Lock automatically
• Lock instantly with power key
• Auto factory reset
Show information
Screen Lock Options
Depending on the screen lock type, the following
options are available:
• Action memo on lock screen: Enable action
memos using the S Pen while in a Lock screen.
• Auto factory reset: If you attempt to unlock your
phone incorrectly 10 times, it will be reset to factory
settings. All data, including files and downloaded
apps, will be deleted.
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Lock Screen
• Camera shortcut: Display a camera shortcut on
— Owner information: Show owner information on
•
— Unlock effect: Set the visual effect used when
your Lock screen.
the lock screen.
Lock automatically: Set a time period in which the
phone screen will be locked after it automatically
turns off.
unlocking the screen.
— Vibration feedback: Vibrate when the unlock
• Lock instantly with power key: Press the Power
pattern is entered incorrectly.
key to instantly lock the phone screen.
• Make pattern visible: See the pattern as you draw
it.
• Pattern type: Select a pattern type.
• Show information: Choose options to display
information on the Lock screen.
— Show clock and date: Display the time and
date on the Lock screen.
— Dual clock: Display a dual clock on your Lock screen when roaming.
— Clock size: Adjust the size of the clock on your Lock screen.
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Lock Screen
Multi Window Settings
Turn on the Multi window feature.
To activate Multi window:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Multi window.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to enable. The following options are
available:
• Open in split screen view: Open content in
split screen view automatically when another
application is in full screen view.
• Pop-up view shortcut: Change to pop-up
view by swiping down diagonally from the
top corner of the screen, opposite the Edge
screen.
For more information, see Multi Window.
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Multi Window Settings
Notification Panel
Customize which Quick setting
buttons appear on the Notification
Panel.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. To customize which quick setting buttons appear
at the top of the Notification Panel, tap and drag
buttons to reorder them.
3. Tap Reset to use the default layout.
Apps >
For more information on the Notification panel:
Settings > Notification panel.
► Tap
More options > Help.
– or –
From the Notification panel, tap Edit.
Settings
View all >
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Notification Panel
Edge Screen Settings
Manage Panels
Manage the panels that display on
the Edge Screen, including your own
custom panels, and set up night
mode.
► From a Home screen, tap
Edge Screen.
Apps >
Check the panels that you want to display on the Edge
Screen. Touch and hold, and then drag to move panels
to reorder them.
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Edge screen > Manage panels.
Settings >
– or –
Touch the bottom of the Edge Screen, swipe upward, and then tap Settings.
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Settings >
•
Tap
Edit at the bottom of a panel to edit
that panel.
•
Tap
Download to find new panels.
Edge Screen Settings
Express Me
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Edge screen > Express me.
Information Stream
Settings >
To configure display options:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Edge screen > Information stream.
2. Tap
Create new to launch the Gallery app and
create a new Edge Screen panel.
2. Tap the options to configure:
– or –
Tap • Screen timeout: Select a length of time for
Edit to update an Edge Screen panel.
your screen timeout.
•
• Handwriting: Create something handwritten
Images: Tap an image to select it.
• Information stream: Select which notifications
are shown on the Information stream panel.
for your Edge Screen.
•
•
Settings >
• Feeds: Choose and customize feeds to display
on your Edge Screen.
Text: Type something for your Edge Screen.
Effect: Add effects to your Edge Screen.
3. Tap More options > Select and tap the check
box above panels to select them for the following
options:
•
Share via: Share the selected items by
using one of the displayed methods.
•
Delete: Delete the selected panels.
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Edge Screen Settings
Night Clock
Edge Screen Timeout
Set up a clock that displays when the phone screen
is off. Night mode is available for a maximum of 12
hours.
Set an Edge Screen timeout value:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
Edge screen > Edge screen timeout.
1. Tap ON/OFF to enable Night mode.
2. Select a timeout value.
2. Tap Set start time and Set end time to set the
duration of the night mode.
Use Edge Screen On Left
You can set the Edge Screen to rotate when the
device is rotated 180°.
Edge Screen Text
Type a personal message to display on the Edge
Screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Edge screen > Edge screen text.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Edge screen.
Settings >
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Use Edge screen on left to enable this
feature.
2. Type the message you want to display.
For more information, tap
More options > Help.
3. Tap OK.
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Edge Screen Settings
One-Handed Operation
• One-handed input: Adjust the size and
Change the screen layout to
accommodate operating your device
with one hand.
position of the dialing keypad, in-call buttons,
Samsung keyboard, Calculator, and unlock
pattern (if configured).
• Side key panel: Activate a panel of buttons
that includes Home, Recent apps, and
Back. The panel appears at the side of the
screen. When enabled, you can customize the
following:
To enable One-handed operation features:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings >
One-handed operation.
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2. Tap any of the following features and tap ON/OFF
for each to turn it on or off:
• Reduce screen size: Reduce the screen size
so that you can reach all parts of the screen
with one hand.
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Transparency
Quick minimize
Manage keys
One-Handed Operation
Storage
View the device memory and usage,
or mount, unmount, or format an
optional memory card (not included).
To increase available memory:
1. Tap Cached data to clear all cached data for all
apps.
2. Tap Miscellaneous files, select unnecessary files
Delete.
(or tap Select all), and then tap
Device Memory
View and manage the memory used by the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Storage.
• The Device memory displays as Total space,
Cached data, Miscellaneous files, and
Available space.
• The amount of memory used by applications,
pictures and videos, audio, and downloads is
also displayed.
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Storage
Memory Card (SD Card)
Once a memory card (not included) has been installed
in your device, the card memory displays as Total
space and Available space.
Install a Memory Card
You can use a microSD or microSDHC card (not
included) to add additional memory space to your
device.
1. Remove the back cover. For more information, see
Remove the Back Cover.
2. Carefully slide the microSD card into the slot with
the gold contacts facing down.
3. Replace the back cover. For more information, see
Replace the Back Cover.
Unmount an SD Card
To prevent damage to information stored on the
memory card, always unmount the card before
removing it from the device.
Unmounting an SD card may stop some applications
from functioning until you mount the SD card again.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Storage > Unmount SD card.
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Storage
Remove a Memory Card
Formatting a Memory Card
Warning: To prevent damage to information stored
on the memory card (not included), unmount the card
before removing it from the device.
Warning: When formatting an memory card (not
included), you will want to backup your music and photo
files that are stored on the card because formatting the
SD card deletes all the stored data.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Storage > Unmount SD card.
3. Remove the back cover. For more information, see
Remove the Back Cover.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Storage > Format SD card and follow the
prompts.
4. Carefully slide the card out.
5. Replace the back cover. For more information, see
Replace the Back Cover.
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Storage
Battery
Apps and OS Usage
View how battery power is used for
device activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Battery usage displays in percentages per application.
1. Tap Screen, Android System, Android OS, or an
app to view how they are affecting battery use.
Settings.
2. Tap Battery for options:
•
2. Tap
Fast charging: Enable this option to charge
your battery faster.
Refresh to update the listing.
Note: Other applications may be running that affect
battery use.
• Show battery percentage: Display the battery
charge percentage next to the battery icon on
the Status Bar.
• Charging status: Display the current charging
status as a percentage (or “Not charging” if
the device is not currently being charged).
Battery Chart
Display the amount of time the battery has been used.
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Battery
Power Saving Mode
Conserve battery power by
automatically adjusting the screen
brightness, limiting the performance
of the CPU, and other power
reduction activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Ultra power saving mode saves even
more battery power by using a gray
scale theme on your home screen
and limiting the number of usable
apps.
To turn off Ultra power saving mode:
Settings
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Power saving for options:
• Power saving mode: Tap ON/OFF to enable,
and view options.
• Ultra power saving mode: Tap ON/OFF to
enable, and view options.
1. Swipe downward from the top of the screen to
display the Notification Panel.
2. Tap Turn off Ultra power saving mode.
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Power Saving Mode
Application Manager and Default Applications
Use the Application manager to
manage the system requirements
of your applications. You can also
configure your Default application
settings.
Memory Usage
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or
Running applications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Applications > Application manager.
3. Tap DOWNLOADED, SD CARD, RUNNING, or ALL
tabs to display memory usage for that category of
applications.
Application Manager
The graph at the bottom of the DOWNLOADED tab
shows used and free device memory. The graph at
the bottom of the RUNNING tab shows used and
free RAM.
You can download and install new applications on
your device. Use the Application manager to configure
your downloaded and preloaded applications.
Warning: Because this device can be configured
with system software not provided by or supported by
Google or any other company, end-users operate these
devices at their own risk.
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Application Manager and Default Applications
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Downloaded
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device.
Uninstall: Delete the application from the
device.
• Move to SD card: Move this app to your
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
Applications > Application manager.
microSD card.
• Clear data: Clear application data from
2. Tap DOWNLOADED to view a list of all the
downloaded applications on your device.
memory.
• Clear cache: Clear an application’s temporary
• To switch the order of the DOWNLOADED
memory storage.
list, tap More options > Sort by size or
Sort by date.
• Clear defaults: Clear an application’s
customization.
• To reset your application preferences, tap
• Permissions: View information about the
More options > Reset app preferences.
application’s access to your device and data.
• To uninstall multiple applications, tap More options > Uninstall multiple.
3. Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage,
default settings, and permissions.
• Force stop: Stop an app that is misbehaving.
Restart your device if stopping an app,
process, or service causes your device to stop
working correctly.
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Application Manager and Default Applications
SD Card
Running Services
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your
memory card (not included).
View and control services running on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
3. Tap RUNNING.
3. Tap SD CARD to view a list of all the downloaded
applications on your SD card.
4. Tap Show cached processes to display all
the cached processes that are running. Tap
Show services in use to switch back.
• To switch the order of the SD CARD list,
tap More options > Sort by size or
Sort by date.
5. Tap one of the applications to view application
information. (Options vary by application.)
To reset your application preferences, tap
More options > Reset app preferences.
(When you Reset app preferences, you will not
lose any app data.)
• Stop: Stops the application from running
on the device. This is usually done prior to
uninstalling the application.
• Report: Report failure and other application
• To uninstall multiple applications from
information.
the SD card, tap More options >
Uninstall multiple.
Warning: Not all services can be stopped. Stopping
services may have undesirable consequences on the
application or Android System.
4. Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage,
default settings, and permissions.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Applications > Application manager.
2. Tap Applications > Application manager.
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Apps >
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Default Applications
Applications Settings Shortcuts
Set and manage your default applications.
Shortcuts to the settings for various apps are available
in one convenient location.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Applications > Default applications.
To quickly access the settings for Calendar,
Contacts, Email, Gallery, Internet, or S Voice:
3. Tap Home and select a Home screen mode:
Apps >
Settings >
• TouchWiz easy home: Provides an easier user
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications.
• TouchWiz home: The Home screen that
2. Tap one of the following to display the settings for
the selected app:
experience for the first-time smartphone user.
originally displays on your phone.
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4. Tap Messages and select a default messaging app.
5. To clear defaults you have set up, tap Clear.
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Calendar: See Calendar Settings.
Call: See Call Settings.
Contacts: See Contact Settings.
Email: See Email Settings.
Gallery: See Gallery Settings.
Internet: See Internet Settings.
Messages: See Messages Settings.
S Voice: See S Voice Settings.
Application Manager and Default Applications
Easy Mode
Switch between the default screen
layout and a simpler layout. The
Easy Mode layout has larger text
and icons, making for a more
straightforward visual experience.
To enable Easy Mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Easy mode.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Easy mode to enable this feature.
When Easy mode is enabled, you can scroll down
the page and select which apps you want to appear
on the Home screens. Tap the check box next to
the apps you want to add or remove.
3. When finished, tap Done.
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Easy Mode
Blocking Mode
• The Allowed contacts options allows you to
Turn off notifications for
selected features.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
choose which calls to allow while in Block
incoming calls mode.
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Settings.
2. Tap Blocking mode.
3. Tap ON/OFF to enable.
Select from Allowed contacts,
Allowed contact list, and Allowed contact groups to customize.
Note: When Blocking Mode is enabled,
the Status Bar.
4. Configure options:
displays in
• Tap Block incoming calls to block incoming
calls.
• Tap Turn off notifications to block all
notifications.
• Tap Turn off alarm and timer to block all
alarms.
• The Set time option allows you to set Blocking
mode for a specific time range or always.
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Settings
Tap the Always field to disable it and
configure the From and To time fields.
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Blocking Mode
Private Mode
Set Up Private Mode
Hide personal content from being
accessed by anyone else using your
device. Private mode is only available
for certain applications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Private mode.
3. Follow the prompts to learn about and set up
Private mode.
Note: A secure screen lock (Pattern, PIN, Fingerprint, or
Password) is required to use Private Mode.
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Private Mode
Location Services
Locating Method
Some apps, such as Google maps,
may require one or more location
services be turned on for full
functionality.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Location.
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
3. Tap Mode to select how your location is
determined:
• High accuracy: Use GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile
E911
networks.
This is a view only field. You cannot turn off E911
Location on any cell phone. E911 location service is
standard on all mobile phones to allow sharing of your
GPS location with emergency personnel when you
make a call to emergency services (such as 911). This
setting is not configurable.
Settings
Apps >
• Power saving: Use Wi-Fi and mobile networks
(no GPS).
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GPS only: Use GPS only.
Location Services
Recent Location Requests
Location Reporting
Apps that have requested your location are listed
under Recent location requests.
Google uses Location Reporting to store and use your
device’s most recent location data. Google apps, such
as Google Maps, can use this data to improve your
search results based on places that you have visited.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Location.
Apps >
Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Location.
2. Tap ON/OFF to enable Location services.
3. Tap an entry to view the app’s settings.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to enable Location services.
3. Tap Google Location Reporting for options:
• Location Reporting: Allow Google apps to
use your device’s most recent location data.
• Location History: Allow Google to store
a history of your location data. Tap
DELETE LOCATION HISTORY to permanently
delete your location history.
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Location Services
My Places
You can save your favorite locations for use with
services that require location information. This
information can improve your search results and other
location-related activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Location.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to enable Location services.
3. Tap My places.
4. Tap a category to add a location:
• Tap
• Tap
Add to add additional categories.
More options > Select and choose the
custom categories you want to delete. Then
tap
Delete to delete a custom category.
(Home, Work, Car, School, and Gym cannot be
deleted.)
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Location Services
Security
Secure your device and protect your
data with Security settings.
Warning: Enabling installation of third-party applications
can cause your device and personal data to be more
vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.
Encrypt Your Data
Phone Administration
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your
device each time you power it on or encrypt the
data on a memory card (not included) each time it is
connected.
Manage your device administrators and application
installation privileges.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Security for options:
• Phone administrators: Add or remove
•
•
Verify apps: Block or warn before installing
apps that may cause harm.
Settings.
2. Tap Security for options:
• Tap Encrypt phone and follow the prompts to
administrators.
Unknown sources: Enable installation of
non-Google Play apps.
Apps >
encrypt all data on your device.
• Tap Encrypt external SD card to enable the
encryption on SD card data that requires a
password be entered each time the microSD
card is connected.
Note: Make sure your battery is charged more than 80
percent. Encryption takes an hour or more.
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Security
Locate a Lost Device
Lock Your SIM Card
Protect your device from loss or theft by allowing your
device to be locked, tracked, and for your data to be
deleted remotely.
Prevent another user from accessing information
stored on your SIM card by requiring a PIN (Personal
Identification Number) code.
Note: You must sign up for a Samsung account and
enable Google location service to use Remote controls.
Your device will ask for a PIN number each time you
access data stored on the SIM card.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Security.
Apps >
Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Security > Set up SIM card lock.
2. Tap Remote controls and tap ON/OFF to enable.
3. Tap Lock SIM card and enter a PIN code.
3. Tap SIM change alert to set up an alert when
a different, unregistered SIM is activated on the
device.
•
Tap Change SIM PIN to use a different PIN.
4. Tap Go to website to manage your Find My Mobile
account.
View Passwords
5. To prevent your device from being reactivated after
being reset, tap Reactivation lock.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Display password characters briefly as you type them.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Security > Make passwords visible to enable.
Finding Your Phone
To access your device remotely, visit
findmymobile.samsung.com.
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Security
Security Update Service
Credential Storage
Automatically receive security updates.
Manage your security certificates. If a certificate
authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or for
some other reason you do not trust it, you can disable
or remove it.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Security for options:
• Security policy updates: Automatically or
1. From a Home screen, tap
manually check for security policy updates.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Security for options:
• Send security reports: Send security reports
• Storage type: Select a storage location for
to Samsung via Wi-Fi for threat analysis.
credential contents.
• Trusted credentials: Display certificates in
your device’s ROM and other certificates you
have installed.
• Install from device storage: Install a new
certificate from storage.
• Clear credentials: Erase the credential
contents from the device and reset the
password.
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Security
Finger Scanner
Use fingerprint recognition as an
alternative to entering passwords in
certain apps.
Register a Fingerprint
You can also use your fingerprint to
verify your identity when logging in to
your Samsung account.
2. Tap Finger Scanner > Fingerprint manager.
You can register up to 3 fingerprints. A password will
also set up as an alternative to your fingerprint.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
• Follow the instructions to register a fingerprint
and password.
• To rename a fingerprint, touch and hold the
fingerprint, and then tap
Edit.
• To delete a fingerprint, touch and hold the
fingerprint, and then tap
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Delete.
Finger Scanner
Change Your Alternative
Password
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Additional Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Finger Scanner for options.
Settings.
• Screen lock: Change your Screen lock
2. Tap Finger Scanner > Change backup password.
and access Screen lock settings. For more
information, see Lock Screen.
3. Enter your fingerprint or password.
• Web sign-in: Sign in to websites by placing
any of your registered fingers over Home.
• Verify Samsung account: Verify your identity
using your fingerprint when logging in to your
Samsung account.
• Pay with PayPal: Link your PayPal account to
your device to make faster and more secure
PayPal payments using any of your registered
fingerprints.
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Finger Scanner
Language and Input Devices
Samsung Keyboard Settings
Configure your device’s language
and input device settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input.
3. Tap
Set Your Default Language
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Select input languages: Choose which
Settings.
languages are available on the keyboard. To
switch between languages, slide the space bar
sideways.
2. Tap Language and input > Language.
3. Select a language from the list.
• Predictive text: Allow Predictive text to
suggest words matching your text entries,
and, optionally, complete common words
automatically. Predictive text can learn your
personal writing style from your Contacts,
Gmail, and social networking sites — improving
its accuracy of predicting your text entries.
Select Your Default Keyboard
or Input Method
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Default and select a
keyboard.
• Additional keyboard settings provide
assistance with capitalization, punctuation, and
much more.
Note: Additional keyboards can be downloaded from the
Google Play Store.
Settings
next to Samsung keyboard for options:
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Language and Input Devices
Swype Keyboard Settings
Google Voice Typing Settings
Configure options for using the Swype keyboard.
Speak rather than type your text entries using Google
Voice Typing.
1. From Home, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Language and input.
3. Tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input.
next to Swype for options:
3. Tap the check box next to Google voice typing to
enable it.
• Settings: Configure basic options.
• Themes: Change the keyboard layout.
• My Words: Manage your personal dictionary,
4. Tap
next to Google voice typing for options:
• Languages: Select languages for Google
new word updates, as well as how Swype can
learn from your writing style in various apps.
voice typing.
• Languages: Set the current language.
• Speech output: Select options for spoken
•
•
• “Ok Google” Detection: Tap to launch a
feedback.
Additional languages can be downloaded.
Settings
Gestures: Learn about using Swype gestures.
Google search whenever you say “Ok Google”.
Help: View information on using Swype.
• Offline speech recognition: Download and
install speech recognition engines, allowing
you to use voice input while not connected to
the network.
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Language and Input Devices
• Block offensive words: Hide words many
Voice Search
people find offensive are in results of Google
voice searches. Offensive words are replaced
in results with a placeholder (####).
Use Google voice recognition to perform Google
searches.
To perform a voice search, tap in the Google
search bar or widget. Or say “OK Google” to launch
a Google search (if the “Ok Google” Detection option
is enabled).
• Bluetooth headset: Use audio input from a
Bluetooth headset, if one is connected.
Handwriting Recognition
Language
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Voice search for
options.
Handwriting can be recognized in S Note and Action
Memo. Use this option to select a language that will be
used by the device to recognize your handwriting.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap “Ok Google” Detection to launch a Google
search whenever you sat “Ok Google.”
4. Additional options include selecting a default
language, blocking offensive words, and more.
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input.
3. Under HANDWRITING RECOGNITION, tap
Language.
4. Tap More languages to select a new language.
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Language and Input Devices
Text-To-Speech Options
Read Notifications Aloud
Configure your text-to-speech options.
Set the device to read new notifications aloud for
incoming calls, messages, and emails, as well as
caller or sender information.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Text-to-speech
options:
1. From a Home screen, tap
text-to-speech engines. Tap
Settings next
to each TTS engine for options.
3. Tap each option to either enable or disable it.
Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text
is spoken.
Mouse/Trackpad Settings
• Listen to an example: Play a sample of
Configure settings for using an optional mouse or
trackpad (not included).
speech synthesis (available if voice data is
installed).
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Default language status: Display the default
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Pointer speed, to set
the speed of the pointer.
language in use.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input >
Read notifications aloud.
• Select between the Samsung and Goggle
•
Apps >
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Backup and Reset
Factory Data Reset
Back up your data to Google servers.
You can also reset your device to its
factory defaults.
Return your phone to its factory defaults.
Warning: This action permanently erases ALL data from
the device, including Google or other account settings,
system and application data and settings, downloaded
applications, as well as your music, photos, videos, and
other files.
Backup and Restore
Enable backup of your information to Google servers.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap Backup and reset for options:
•
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Backup and reset > Factory data reset.
3. Tap Reset phone and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
Back up my data: Enable back up of
application data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other
settings to Google servers.
• Backup account: Select a Google account to
be used as your backup account.
• Automatic restore: Enable automatic
restoration of settings from Google servers.
When enabled, backed-up settings are
restored when you reinstall an application.
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Backup and Reset
Reset Your System Settings
Reset your system settings back to their defaults.
Warning: This action returns your device to its factory
default settings. This will not affect your downloaded
apps, personal data, your security settings, language
settings, account settings, or your default application
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Backup and reset > Reset settings.
3. Tap Reset settings and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
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Backup and Reset
Motions and Gestures
• Mute/pause: Mute incoming calls, alarms, and
Control certain device actions by
moving your hand over the screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
pause media by turning the device over or by
covering the screen with your hand. You can
also use Smart pause, which pauses video
playback when you look away from the screen.
Settings.
• Palm swipe to capture: Create a copy of the
2. Tap Motions and gestures.
current screen by swiping the side of your
hand across the screen. The screenshot is
saved to the clipboard and to the Screenshots
folder in the Gallery app.
3. Tap ON/OFF to enable each of the following:
• Direct call: Call the contact whose call log,
message, or contact details are currently on
the screen by bringing the device close to your
ear.
• Smart alert: Your device will vibrate when you
pick it up to notify you about missed calls and
messages.
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Motions and Gestures
S Pen
Air View
Configure options and settings for
the S Pen.
Preview information, extend text, or enlarge pictures by
hovering your finger over the screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
S Pen.
Air Command
The Air Command menu provides quick access to
S Pen applications from any screen. The settings
page allows you to either enable or disable the Air
Command menu.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Air view.
3. Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
4. Configure options for Air View.
To enable or disable the Air Command menu:
1. From a Home screen, tap
S Pen > Air Command.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap the ON/OFF button to either enable or disable
the Air Command menu.
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S Pen
• S Pen sound: Configure options to enable
S Pen Settings
sounds when using the S Pen.
• S Pen vibration feedback: Activate vibration
To configure settings for the S Pen:
1. From a Home screen, tap
S Pen.
Apps >
feedback when using the S Pen.
Settings >
• Detachment options: Select an action for the
device to take when the S Pen is detached
from the device.
2. Configure any of the following settings:
• Pointer: Turn the pointer on or off. The pointer
• Attach/detach sound: Select a sound for the
appears on the screen when the tip of the
S Pen is hovering close enough. Holding the
pointer over some features can reveal what an
item is or what it does.
device to make when the S Pen is detached
from the device.
• Attach/detach vibration: Activate vibration
• Direct pen input: Turn the Direct pen input
feedback when the S Pen is attached and
detached.
feature on or off. This feature allows you to
switch from the keyboard to the S Pen when
filling in form fields.
• S Pen alerts: Tap the check box to set your
device to sound an alert and show a pop-up if
you forget to attach the S Pen and walk away
from it with your device.
• Turn off pen detection: Turn off pen detection
when the S Pen is attached. This can help
extend battery life.
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Accounts
Synchronize Accounts
Set up and manage accounts,
including your Google Account,
Samsung account, email, and social
networking accounts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Accounts.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap an account type and tap an account to view
the sync settings for that account.
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•
Depending on the account, you can
choose to synchronize your calendar,
contacts, and other types of content.
Tap individual data items to sync.
Tap More options > Sync now to
synchronize the account.
Delete an Account
1. From a Home screen, tap
Accounts.
Add an Account
1. From a Home screen, tap
Accounts.
Apps >
Settings >
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap an account type and tap the account, and then
tap More options > Remove account.
2. Tap Add account and tap an account type.
3. Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and
set up the account.
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Accounts
Date and Time Settings
By default, your device receives
date and time information from the
wireless network.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Date and time.
3. Set the date, time, time zone, time format, and date
format.
When you are outside network
coverage, you may want to set date
and time information manually using
the Date and time settings.
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Date and Time Settings
Accessibility
• Dark screen: Keep the screen turned off at all
Accessibility services are special
features that make using the device
easier for those with certain physical
disabilities.
times for privacy.
• Rapid key input: Release your finger to enter
selection instead of double tapping.
• Speak passwords: Read the characters aloud
as you enter your passwords.
Note: You can download additional accessibility
applications from the Google Play Store.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Font size: Set the font size.
• Magnification gestures: Use exaggerated
Settings.
gestures such as triple-tapping, double
pinching, and dragging two fingers across the
screen.
2. Tap Accessibility for options:
Vision
TalkBack: Speak feedback aloud to help blind
and low-vision users.
•
-
Settings
• Hover zoom: Magnify content by hovering your
pen over it.
• Notification reminder: Play a beep when a
TalkBack can collect all of the text you
enter, except passwords, including
personal data and credit card numbers.
It may also log your user interface
interactions with the device.
notification has been missed.
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• Negative colors: Reverse the display • Hearing aids: Improve the sound quality for
of onscreen colors from White text on a Black background to Black text on a White background.
use with hearing aids.
• Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung
subtitles with multimedia files when available
Tap Samsung subtitles (CC) for options.
• Color adjustment: Adjust the color of the
screen if you are color blind or have difficulty
reading the display because of the screen
color. Tap Color adjustment for options.
• Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles
with multimedia files when available. Tap
Google subtitles (CC) for options.
• Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable
• Sound balance: Use the slider to set the Left
accessibility features in two quick steps. Tap
ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
and Right balance when using a stereo device.
• Mono audio: Switch audio from stereo to
• Text-to-speech options: Set your preferred
mono for use with one earphone.
TTS engine and options. For more information,
see Text-To-Speech Options.
• Sound detectors: Receive alerts when the
phone detects the doorbell or a baby crying.
Hearing
Flash notification: Set your camera light to
blink whenever you receive a notification.
• Auto haptic: The device will vibrate in time to
•
the sound when listening to music, watching
videos, or playing games. It will also vibrate
when buttons are tapped in supported apps.
This may consume battery power, and not all
applications will support this feature.
• Turn off all sounds: Turn off all sounds including receiver voice.
Settings
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Dexterity and Interaction
Assistant menu: Improve the device
accessibility for users with reduced dexterity.
More Settings
Direct Access: Open your accessibility
settings by pressing Home three times in quick
succession.
•
•
• Air wake up: Wake up your device by waving
• Answering/ending calls: Select alternative your hand over the sensor.
•
methods to answer and end calls.
Touch and hold delay: Select a time interval
for this tap gesture.
• Single tap mode: Tap to stop/snooze alarms
and calendar events.
• Interaction control: Enable motions and
• Manage accessibility: Export your screen timeout. You can also block areas of
the screen from tap interaction.
accessibility settings and share them with another device.
Services
Additional accessibility apps may be downloaded
from the Google Play Store. Certain accessibility
services you install may be configured here.
Settings
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Safety Assistance
Receive real-time information about
emergencies and severe weather
conditions.
Geo News
You can also enable Emergency mode, a
power-conserving mode that restricts certain apps
and functions while allowing access to Messages,
Contacts, and emergency calls.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > Safety Assistance.
Receive information about weather, environmental
situations, and geological information for your location
during emergencies.
2. Tap Geo News.
3. Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
• Tap Geo News notification pop-ups to
Emergency Mode
receive pop-up alerts.
Use Emergency mode to conserve battery power
during emergencies. Power-hungry apps and functions
are disable, but you are still able to send messages,
use Contacts, and make emergency calls.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings. > Safety Assistance.
2. Tap Emergency mode.
3. Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
Settings
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Safety Assistance
Send Help Messages
Manage Emergency Contacts
Send a quick alert to your primary contacts when you
are in an emergency situation.
Select contacts or create new ones to be your
emergency contacts. These contacts automatically
receive your help message.
To enable this feature:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > Safety Assistance.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings > Safety Assistance.
2. Tap Manage emergency contacts.
2. Tap Send help messages.
3. Tap Create emergency contact and choose one
of the following options:
3. Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
• Tap Send pictures to send photos taken with
• Create contact: Enter a name and phone
the front and back cameras to your emergency
contacts.
number for a new emergency contact.
• Select from contacts: Designate a contact to
• Tap Send sound recording to send a short
be an emergency contact.
audio message to your emergency contacts.
To send a help messages:
► Press the Power/Lock key quickly three times.
Settings
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Safety Assistance
Accessories
Configure options when using HDMI
audio devices (not included) or using
a book cover (not included).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Accessories for options:
• Dock sound: Play sounds when inserting and
removing phone from dock.
• Audio output: Select a sound output format
to use when connecting your device to HDMI
devices (not included). Some devices may not
support the surround sound setting.
Settings
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Accessories
Printing
Print to Samsung and other printers
(not included).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Printing.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap a print service and follow the prompts.
Note: Tap Download plug-in to install additional print
service drivers.
Settings
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Printing
Help
View tips and guidelines for using
your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Help for information about new features,
applications, settings, and so on.
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Help
About Phone
• Status: View the status of the battery, network,
View information about your device,
including status, legal information,
hardware and software versions, and
a tutorial.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
and other information.
• Legal information: Display open source
licenses, Google legal information, and
Samsung legal information.
• Phone name: View and change your device’s
Settings.
name.
• Additional device information includes the
2. Tap About phone, and then tap items for more
details:
•
Settings
Model number, Android version, Kernel
version, Build number, SE for Android status,
Hardware version, Security software version,
and more.
Icon glossary: View information about the
status icons and notification icons used on the
Status Bar.
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About Phone
System Updates
Use System updates to update your
device’s software.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap System updates.
3. Tap Check for new system update to check for
available software updates to download and install.
Settings
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System Updates
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