User Guide Guía d - Verizon Wireless

User Guide Guía d - Verizon Wireless
User Guide
User Guide
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SMARTPHONE
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Samsung, Galaxy, Galaxy Note, S Pen, Multi window,
and S Health are registered trademarks of
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Knox™ is Samsung’s security platform and
is a mark for a Samsung device tested for security
with enterprise use in mind. Additional licensing fee
may be required. For more information about Knox,
please refer to:
www.samsung.com/us/knox. [030115]
Do you have questions about your
Samsung Mobile Device?
For 24 hour information and assistance, we offer a
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The actual available capacity of the internal memory is
less than the specified capacity because the operating
system and default applications occupy part of the
memory. The available capacity may change when you
upgrade the device.
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Online Legal Information
The online version of the Health/Safety and Warranty
guide for your device can be found at:
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www.samsung.com/us/Legal/Phone-HSGuide
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www.samsung.com/us/Legal/Phone-HSGuide-SP
The online version of the End User Licensing
Agreement for your device can be found online at:
www.samsung.com/us/Legal/SamsungLegal-EULA3.
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Table of Contents
Getting Started ........................................................... 1
Applications................................................................ 41
Front View .........................................................................2
Back View .........................................................................4
Assemble Your Device ...................................................6
Set Up Your Device.........................................................9
Secure Your Device ......................................................10
Set Up Accounts on Your Device ..............................11
Apps Screen...................................................................42
Google Applications .....................................................46
Verizon Applications .....................................................49
Other Applications ........................................................52
Calculator........................................................................54
Calendar..........................................................................55
Camera and Video ........................................................57
Clock ................................................................................62
Contacts ..........................................................................64
Email ................................................................................70
Emergency Alerts ..........................................................72
Gallery .............................................................................73
Memo ...............................................................................76
Message+........................................................................77
Messages ........................................................................80
Music Player ...................................................................84
My Files ...........................................................................86
S Health...........................................................................89
Know Your Device .................................................. 12
Home Screen .................................................................13
Status Bar .......................................................................20
Navigation, Motions, and Gestures............................22
Notification Panel ..........................................................24
Multi Window ..................................................................26
Enter Text ........................................................................29
Calling ............................................................................ 33
Make and Answer Calls ...............................................34
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S Voice ............................................................................92
Video Player ...................................................................93
Voice Recorder ..............................................................95
Lock Screen and Security ....................................... 141
Privacy and Safety ..................................................... 148
Easy Mode ................................................................... 150
Accounts ...................................................................... 151
Language and Input Settings................................... 153
Backup and Reset...................................................... 157
Date and Time Settings............................................. 159
Accessibility ................................................................ 160
Help ............................................................................... 163
About Your Device ..................................................... 164
System Updates ......................................................... 165
Settings ......................................................................... 97
How to Use Settings .....................................................98
Airplane Mode............................................................. 100
Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct ................................................ 101
Bluetooth ...................................................................... 105
Data Usage .................................................................. 108
Mobile Networks......................................................... 109
Advanced Calling ....................................................... 110
More Settings.............................................................. 111
Sounds and Notifications ......................................... 118
Display and Wallpaper Settings .............................. 125
Motions and Gestures ............................................... 129
Storage ......................................................................... 130
Battery .......................................................................... 131
Applications ................................................................. 132
NFC and Payment ...................................................... 136
Themes ......................................................................... 138
Location Services ...................................................... 139
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Getting Started
Learn about your mobile
device hardware, assembly
procedures, and how to get
started using your new device.
Front View
Proximity and
light sensors
Earpiece
Front camera
Status light
Volume keys
Power/Lock key
Recent apps
Back
Home/Finger Scanner key
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Front View
Here are some key features on the
front and sides of your device.
•
Power/Lock key: Press and hold to turn the device
on or off. Press to lock or wake up the screen.
Press and hold to turn the device off or restart it, or
for quick access to Airplane mode and Emergency
mode.
•
Proximity and light sensors: Detects the presence
of objects near the device.
•
Back: Tap to return to the previous screen, or to
close a dialog box, menu, or keyboard.
•
•
Earpiece: Listen to a call.
Front camera: Take pictures and record videos of
yourself.
•
Recent apps: Tap to display recent apps, or touch
and hold for home screen options.
•
Home / Finger Scanner key: Tap to return to the
Home screen. Activate the Fingerprint security
feature.
•
Status light: Displays red when charging or the
battery is low, blue when a notification has arrived
or you are voice recording, and green when fully
charged.
•
Volume keys: Press to adjust the volume of your
device’s sounds and audio.
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Front View
Back View
Infrared transmitter
Microphone
Flash
Rear camera
Heart rate sensor
SIM tray
Headset jack
Speaker
Microphone
Getting Started
USB charger/Accessory port
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Back View
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•
Here are some key features found on
the back and sides of your device.
•
Flash: Illuminate subjects in low-light environments
when taking a photo or recording video.
•
•
Headset jack: Connect an optional headset.
•
Infrared transmitter: Controls external devices
using infrared light, such as TVs or Set Top Boxes.
•
Microphone: Records audio and detects voice
commands.
•
•
Rear camera: Take pictures and record videos.
Speaker: Plays music and other sounds.
USB charger/Accessory port: Connect the
Charger/USB cable (included), and other optional
accessories (not included).
Heart Rate Sensor: When using the S Health
app, this sensor measures your heart rate via your
fingertip.
SIM tray: The tray that holds the
SIM card. For more information, see
“Install the SIM Card” on page 6.
Getting Started
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Back View
Assemble Your Device
This section helps you to assemble
your device.
Install the SIM Card
When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are
provided with a plug-in SIM card. During activation,
your SIM card will be loaded with your subscription
details, such as your PIN, available optional services,
and other features.
1. Insert the SIM removal tool into the hole on the SIM
tray, and push until the tray pops out.
Warning: The plug-in SIM card information and its
contacts can be easily damaged by scratching or
bending, so be careful when handling, inserting, or
removing the card. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of
small children.
2. Place the SIM card on the tray, and slide the tray
back into the slot.
Make sure that the card’s gold contacts face down
into the device and that card is positioned as
shown.
Caution: Exercise care when using the metallic removal
tool to eject the internal SIM Card slot.
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.
Getting Started
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Assemble Your Device
Charge the Battery
1. Insert the USB cable into the port.
Note: For fastest charging times, use the Adaptive
Fast Charging charger that came with your phone. This
charger provides faster charging only when connected to
devices that support Adaptive Fast Charging.
2. Connect the USB cable to the charging head, and
then plug the charging head into a standard outlet.
3. When charging is complete, unplug the charging
head from the outlet and remove the USB cable
from the device.
Caution: Use only Samsung-approved charging devices.
Samsung accessories are designed to maximize
battery life. Using other accessories may invalidate your
warranty and may cause damage.
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Assemble Your Device
When to Charge the Battery
When the battery is weak and only a few minutes of
operation remain, the device sounds a warning tone at
regular intervals.
In this condition, your device conserves its remaining
battery power by dimming the screen.
When the battery level becomes too low, the device
automatically turns off.
► For a quick check of your battery level, view the
battery charge indicator located in the upper-right
corner 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” on page 131.
Getting Started
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Assemble Your Device
Set Up Your Device
Turn Your Device On and Off
Welcome Screen
Turn the Device On
The first time you turn your device on, the Welcome
Screen displays. It will guide you through the basics of
setting up your device.
► Press and hold the Power/Lock key until the
device starts up.
Follow the prompts to choose a default language,
connect to a Wi-Fi network, set up accounts, choose
location services, learn about your device’s features,
and more.
Turn the Device Off
1. Press and hold the Power/Lock key until the
Device options menu displays.
2. Tap Power off.
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Set Up Your Device
Secure Your Device
Set Up a Secure Screen Lock
Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your
device.
The default Screen lock is Swipe, which offers no
security. To choose a more secure screen lock, see
“Set a Screen Lock” on page 141.
Lock the Device
By default, the device locks automatically when the
screen times out.
► To lock the device, press the Power/Lock key.
Unlock the Device
The default Screen lock on your device is Swipe.
► To unlock your device, press the Power/Lock key
or Home key, and then touch and drag your finger
across the screen.
Getting Started
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Secure 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” on page 151.
To create a new Google Account or set up your
Google Account on your device at any time, use
Accounts settings. For more information, see
“Accounts” on page 151.
Apps >
► From a Home screen, tap
Accounts > Add account > Google.
Getting Started
Apps > Settings >
► From a Home screen, tap
Accounts > Add account > Samsung account.
Settings >
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Set Up Accounts on Your Device
Know Your Device
Learn some of the key
features of your mobile
device, including the screens
and icons, as well as how to
navigate the device and enter
text using the keyboard.
Warning: Please note that a touch screen
responds best to a light touch from the pad
of your finger or a 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 icons
Status Bar
Widget
App folder
Home screen indicator
Apps screen
App
shortcuts
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Home Screen
Here are some features of the
Home screen.
•
App folder: For your convenience, there are several
applications that are grouped into folders on the
main Home screen.
•
App shortcuts: Shortcuts to your favorite
applications.
•
Apps screen: Allows quick access to all of your
applications.
•
Home screen indicator: Indicates which
Home screen is presently displayed.
•
Notification icons: Display new messages and
emails, notifications, available software updates,
and so on.
•
Status Bar: Displays device status icons (right) and
notification icons (left).
•
Status icons: Display information about the device,
such as the network signal strength, battery level,
the time, and so on.
•
Widget: Self-contained application that runs on the
Home screen (not shortcuts).
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Home Screen
The Home screen is the starting
point for using your device.
2. Use these options to manage screens:
Customize your Home screen
by adding application shortcuts,
widgets, folders, and using
wallpapers.
Manage Home Screens
Your device comes with multiple Home screens to
hold apps and widgets. You can rearrange the Home
screens in a different order.
•
Add a screen: Scroll to the end of the screens,
and then tap
Add.
•
Remove a screen: Touch and hold on a screen,
and then drag it to
Remove.
•
Set a screen as the main Home screen: Tap
Main Home screen at the top of a screen.
This screen displays when you press the
Home key.
•
Change the order of screens: Touch and hold
on a screen, and then drag to a new position.
•
Flipboard Briefing: Scroll to the left of the
screens to find the Flipboard Briefing screen. To
activate this feature, tap the checkbox at the top
center of the screen.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
– or –
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
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Home Screen
Change the Wallpaper
Widgets
Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with
wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture or choose
from preloaded wallpapers.
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.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
– or –
Add a Widget to a Home Screen
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
1. Touch and hold an empty space on the screen, and
then tap Widgets.
2. Tap Wallpapers.
2. Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a Home screen,
and then release it.
For details on viewing and changing wallpapers,
see “Change Wallpaper” on page 125.
To access Wallpaper settings:
Apps >
► From a Home screen, tap
Display and wallpaper > Wallpaper.
Remove a Widget
Settings >
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget to
release it.
2. Drag the widget to
Remove and release it.
Note: Removing a widget does not delete the widget, it
just removes the widget from the Home screen.
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Home Screen
Themes
Screen Grid
Set visual themes for all system screens and icons on
your phone.
Change the number of icons that can be placed on
each Home screen by changing the Screen grid
dimensions.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
– or –
– or –
2. Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
3. Tap Themes.
2. Tap Screen grid.
For details on viewing and changing themes, see
“Themes” on page 138.
3. Tap a dimension option (4 x 4, 4 x 5, or 5 x 5) to
preview its appearance. The numbers indicate how
many icons can be placed horizontally by how
many icons can be placed vertically.
To access Theme settings:
► From a Home screen, tap
Themes.
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Apps >
Settings >
4. Tap APPLY to apply the selected dimensions.
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Home Screen
App Shortcuts
Folders
You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any
Home screen.
Place folders on a Home screen to organize items.
Create a Folder
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen
1. From a Home screen, tap
You can create a folder on a Home screen.
Apps.
1. Touch and hold an app icon and drag it on top of
another app until a highlighted box appears.
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, drag it to a
Home screen, and then release it.
2. Release the app icon to create the folder.
Remove a Shortcut
1. Touch and hold an app shortcut to release it.
2. Drag the app shortcut to
Remove and release it.
Tap Enter folder name to give the folder a
name.
•
Tap the
desired).
Palette icon to change the color (if
3. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the app, it
just removes the shortcut from the Home screen.
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To add more apps, touch an hold an app icon
and drag it to the folder.
Home Screen
Add a Folder to a Home Screen
Folders created on an Apps screen can be added to a
Home screen
1. From an Apps screen, touch and hold an app
folder.
2. Drag the folder onto a Home screen and release it.
Remove a Folder from a Home Screen
1. Touch and hold the folder until it detaches.
2. Drag the folder to
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Remove and release it.
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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 side.
Status Icons
Mute mode is enabled.
The device is connected to a 4G LTE
wireless network.
Signal strength.
Wi-Fi is active.
Status Icons
Battery is fully charged.
No wireless network is available.
Battery is low.
NFC (Near-Field Communication) is enabled.
Battery is charging.
Vibrate mode is enabled.
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Status Bar
Notification Icons
Notification Icons
Missed call.
File is being uploaded or sent.
Call in progress.
App updates are available from the Google
Play Store.
Call is on hold.
App updates are complete.
Keyboard is in use.
Call is using speakerphone.
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.
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Status Bar
Navigation, Motions, and Gestures
Touchscreen Navigation
Swipe or Slide
Tap
To swipe, lightly drag your finger vertically or
horizontally across the screen.
•
•
Lightly tap items to select or launch them.
•
Tap the onscreen keyboard to enter characters
or text.
•
•
Tap an item to select it.
To drag, touch and hold on an item, and then move it
to a new location.
Touch and Hold
•
•
Activate onscreen items by a touch and hold gesture.
Touch and hold a widget on the Home screen to
move it.
•
Touch and hold a field to display a pop-up menu of
options.
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Swipe the screen to scroll through the
Home screens or menu options.
Drag
Tap an app icon to launch the application.
•
Swipe the screen to unlock the device.
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Drag an app shortcut to add it to a Home screen.
Drag a widget to place it in a new location on a
Home screen.
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. For more information, see
“Motions and Gestures” on page 129.
•
Pinch or spread the screen to zoom in or out while
viewing a picture or a web page.
•
Pinch or spread the screen to zoom in or out while
taking a picture.
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To access the Motions and Gestures settings:
► From a Home screen, tap
Motions and gestures.
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Apps >
Settings >
Navigation, Motions, and Gestures
Notification Panel
Edit Quick settings
Settings
Quick settings
Adjust screen
brightness
Tap notification to launch
app or view detail
Clear all notifications
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Notification Panel
Quick Settings
Notification icons on the Status
Bar display calendar events, device
status, and more. For details, open
the Notification Panel.
In addition to notifications, the Notification Panel also
provides quick access to device functions such as
Wi-Fi, allowing you to quickly turn them on or off.
To view additional Quick settings:
► On the Notification Panel, swipe left or right across
the visible icons.
View the Notification Panel
1. Swipe down on the Status Bar to display the
Notification Panel.
To customize the Quick settings that appear:
► On the Notification Panel, tap
2. Scroll down the list to see notification details.
•
•
Edit.
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
Back.
the bottom of the screen or tap
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Notification Panel
Multi Window
Multitask by using multiple
applications at the same time.
You can also launch recently used apps directly into
Multi window view:
Using Multi Window
2. Recently used apps that support Multi window
have a Multi window icon in the title bar. Tap
the Multi window icon in the title bar to launch the
application in Multi window view.
1. Tap the
Apps that support Multi window 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.
3. Other recently used apps that support Multi window
appear below the launched app. Tap the app icon
to add it to the Multi window view.
Note: Multi window is not available for all apps.
1. From any screen, touch and hold
Recent apps key.
Note: Only applications that support Multi window have
the Multi window icon.
Recent apps.
2. If you are currently using an app that supports
Multi window, tap an app to add in split screen, or
tap two new apps to open in split view.
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Multi Window
Window Controls
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Multi Window
Window Controls
Select an application window and tap the
Border button in the middle of the window border.
Control Buttons
Switch windows: Switch locations between
Multi window applications.
Drag and drop content: Move items between
the application windows. Drag an item to
share from one window to another. Some
applications may not support this feature.
Minimize window: Minimize the selected app
window. This turns the app into a circular,
moveable icon that can be opened by tapping
on it.
Maximize window: Open the selected
window in full screen view.
Close app: Close the selected application.
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Multi Window
Enter Text
Use the Samsung Keyboard
Special Keys
Type your text input using a QWERTY keyboard.
Tap to insert numbers and symbols.
Predictive Text
Touch and hold the Options key to:
Use Google Voice Typing.
Access the clipboard.
Insert emoticons.
Change the layout of the keyboard.
Access keyboard settings.
Voice Typing / Options key
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Enter Text
Predictive Text
Use Google Voice Typing
Predictive text suggest words matching your text
entries, and, optionally, completes common words
automatically. Predictive text can learn your personal
writing style from your contacts, messages, email, and
social networking sites — improving its accuracy of
predicting your text entries.
Instead of typing, speak your text input.
Configure the Samsung Keyboard
To customize the Samsung keyboard:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Language and input.
Apps >
Settings >
1. On the Samsung Keyboard, tap Google voice
typing. You may need to touch and hold the
Options key (left of the Space key) to find it.
2. Tap Samsung keyboard for options.
For more information, see
“Samsung Keyboard Settings” on page 153.
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2. Speak your text.
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Enter Text
Use Swype
Configure Google Voice Typing
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 customize Google Voice Typing:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Language and input.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Google voice typing for options.
For more information, see
“Google Voice Typing Settings” on page 154.
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Enter Text
Enable Swype
To enable the Swype keyboard while entering text:
1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward
to display the Notification Panel.
2. Tap Select keyboard > Swype.
Configure Swype
To customize Swype:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Language and input.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Swype for options.
For more information, see
“Swype Keyboard Settings” on page 154.
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Calling
Make telephone calls using a
variety of calling features and
services.
Make and Answer 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. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Phone > CONTACTS.
2. While viewing your contact list, swipe your finger
across a contact to the right call the contact.
Make a Call
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
2. Enter a number and tap
Dial.
Note: If the keypad does not appear, tap the
icon.
Dial a Recent Number
All incoming, outgoing and missed calls are recorded
in the Call log. If the number or caller is listed in your
contacts list, the associated name is also displayed.
Keypad
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
2. Tap RECENT. A list of recent calls is displayed.
3. Tap a contact, and then tap
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Call.
Make and Answer Calls
Video Calls
To switch from a Phone call to a Video call after
dialing:
To activate Video calling:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Advanced Calling.
3. Tap Advanced Calling and tap Video Calling to
enable.
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Tap
Camera. The caller will be notified you are
requesting a video call, and if they accept they will
be able to use their own camera.
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Tap
One-way Camera. The caller will be
notified you are requesting a one-way video call,
and if they accept they will be able to see your
camera.
To make Video calls:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone.
2. Enter a number and tap
Video Call.
Options During a Video Call
During a Video call you will be able to turn the camera
off, or to switch from your Front camera to the Rear
camera.
Note: Not all devices will be compatible for Video calls.
The caller will have the option to accept the video call,
or answer the call as a regular voice call.
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Tap Camera OFF. Your camera will turn off. To turn
it back on, tap Camera ON.
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Tap Switch camera. The camera will switch from
the Front camera to the Rear camera. This will allow
you to show the caller your surroundings.
Make and Answer Calls
End a Call
Answer While Active
► When you are ready to end your call, tap
If you are currently in an application when you receive
a call, it will appear as a pop-up window.
End.
Answer a Call
When a call is received the phone rings and displays
the caller’s phone number, or name if stored in the
contacts list.
Answer From the Main Screen
Touch and drag
answer the call.
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Touch and drag
Reject in any direction to
reject the call and send it to your voicemail.
Tap
Answer to accept the call and exit the
application.
•
Tap
Reject to ignore the call and return to the
application.
•
Tap
Expand to view the main call screen.
Options During a Call
At the incoming call screen:
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Your phone provides a number of functions that you
can use during a call.
Answer in any direction to
Adjust the Call Volume
► Press the Volume keys to increase or decrease the
volume.
– or –
Quickly add more volume to the incoming audio by
tapping MORE > Turn on extra volume.
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Make and Answer Calls
Listen with the Speaker or
Bluetooth Headset
Multitask While on a Call
If you exit the call screen and return to a Home screen
by pressing the Home key or using a preset app
option, your active call is indicated by an icon on the
Status Bar.
Listen to the call using the speaker or through a
Bluetooth headset (not included).
Speaker to hear the caller using the
► Tap
speaker.
– or –
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.
Tap MORE > Switch to headset to use a Bluetooth
headset (not included).
Your device has preset options built into the call
screen. To access them:
► Swipe to the right on the main call screen and tap
an app to open:
Place a New Call While on a Call
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If your service plan supports this feature, you can
make another call while a call is in progress.
1. From the active call, tap
second call.
Add call to dial the
2. Dial the new number and tap
•
Calling
Dial.
Tap
Merge to hear both callers at once
(multi conferencing).
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Email
Message
Browser
Contacts
Calendar
Memo
Make and Answer Calls
Call Log
To return to the call screen:
► Swipe the Status Bar downward to reveal the
Notification Panel, and then tap the Call notification.
The numbers of the calls you have dialed, received, or
missed are stored in the Call log.
Phone.
To end a call from any application:
1. From a Home screen, tap
► Swipe the Status Bar downward to reveal the
Notification Panel, and then tap
End call.
2. Tap RECENT. A list of recent calls is displayed.
If the caller is in your contacts list, their name is
displayed.
Call Waiting
Save a Recent Call to Your Contacts
List
If your service plan supports this feature, you can
answer an incoming call while you have a call in
progress. You are notified of an incoming call by a
call waiting tone.
1. From a Home screen, tap
To answer a new call while you have a call in
progress:
3. Tap CREATE CONTACT.
Answer in any direction to answer the
1. Slide
new call.
– or –
If you want to replace the number for an existing
contact, tap UPDATE EXISTING.
2. Tap the previous On hold number entry to switch
between the two calls. This places the new caller
on hold and activates the previous call.
Calling
Phone > RECENT.
2. Tap the call you want to save add to your contacts
list.
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Make and Answer Calls
Make a Call Using Speed Dial
Delete a Call from the Call Log
1. From a Home screen, tap
Phone > RECENT.
You can assign a shortcut number to a contact for
speed dialing their default number.
2. Touch and hold the call you want to delete from the
Call log.
Phone and
► To make a call using Speed Dial, tap
enter the speed dial number, hold down on the last
digit.
3. Tap DELETE.
Add a Call to the Reject List
Create a Speed Dial
By adding a caller to your Reject list, future calls from
this number will be sent directly to your voicemail.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap MORE > Speed dial. The Speed dial screen
displays showing the numbers 1 through 100
(Number 1 is reserved for voicemail).
Phone > RECENT.
2. Tap the caller you want to add to the Reject list.
3. Tap MORE > Add to Auto reject list.
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Phone > CONTACTS.
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Tap
Add contact next to an unused number
to assign a contact’s default phone number.
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To remove a speed dial number assignment, tap
Remove.
Make and Answer Calls
Make an Emergency Call
Make an Emergency Call with a SIM
Card
The Emergency calling mode makes redialing an
emergency number a one-tap process.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Note: This mode can drain your battery power more
rapidly than normal calling mode.
2. Enter the emergency number (example: 911), then
tap
Dial.
Make an Emergency Call without a
SIM Card
Call Settings
Without a SIM card, you can only make an emergency
call with the phone; normal cell phone service is not
available.
► From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
To access the Call settings menu:
1. From a secure Lock screen, swipe the phone
icon up.
Phone > MORE >
– or –
From a Home screen, tap
Applications > Phone.
2. Tap EMERGENCY CALL.
3. Enter 911 and tap
Phone.
Apps >
Settings >
Dial.
4. Complete your call. During this type of call, you will
have access to the Speaker mode, Keypad, and
End Call features.
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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:
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Play Store: Download new apps from the
Google Play Store. Visit play.google.com/store/apps
to learn more.
Shortcuts to apps can be placed on any of
the Home screens. For more information, see
“Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen” on page 18.
Access Applications
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
2. Tap an application’s icon to launch it.
3. To return to the main Home screen, press the
Home key.
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Apps Screen
Uninstall or Disable Apps
To enable apps after disabling them:
You can uninstall or disable apps you download and
install.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings >
Applications > Application manager.
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2. Swipe to the DISABLED screen, and tap the app
you want to enable.
Preloaded apps cannot be uninstalled.
Apps that are disabled are turned off and hidden
from view.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap ENABLE. The app will appear again in the
Apps screen.
Apps.
For more information, see
“Disabled Services” on page 134.
2. Tap EDIT. Apps that can be uninstalled or disabled
show Remove on their icon.
3. Tap
Remove and follow the prompts to either
uninstall or disable the app.
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Apps Screen
Organize Your Apps
Use Folders to Organize Apps
The Apps icons can be organized in folders and listed
alphabetically or in your own custom order.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap EDIT.
3. Touch and hold an app icon and drag it on top of
another app until a highlighted box appears.
Change the Order Apps Are Listed
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
4. Release the app icon to create the folder.
2. Tap EDIT.
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•
3. Touch and hold an app icon or folder and drag it to
the location you want.
4. Tap DONE when finished.
Applications
Tap Enter folder name to name the folder.
Tap the
Palette icon to change the color
(if desired).
5. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it.
•
To arrange apps in alphabetical order:
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
Apps > A-Z.
To add more apps, touch an hold an app icon
and drag it to the folder.
6. Tap DONE when you are finished.
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Apps Screen
Remove Folders
Remove folders on an Apps screen without deleting
the apps inside.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
2. Tap EDIT.
3. Tap
Remove > Remove folder.
Apps inside the folder will be listed at the end of
the Apps screen.
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Apps Screen
Google Applications
Gmail
Enjoy these applications from
Google.
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s
web-based email service.
Note: Certain applications require a Google account.
Visit google.com to to learn more.
Google
Chrome
Search not only the Internet, but also the
apps and contents of your device.
Use Google Chrome to browse the Internet
and bring your open tabs, bookmarks and
address bar data from your computer to your
mobile device.
Google Now
Google Now works in the background to
collect information you regularly look up and
organize it into convenient cards that appear
when you need them. Press and hold the
Home key.
Drive
Open, view, rename, and share your Google
Docs and files.
Applications
Note: When Google Now is enabled, you can
Google.
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.
Note: You must enable location
services to use Maps. Please see
“Location Services” on page 139.
Hangouts
Play Books
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.
With Google Play Books, you can find millions
of free e-books and hundreds of thousands
more to buy in the eBookstore.
Play Games
Discover hundreds of games for download
and purchase through the Google Play Store.
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Google Applications
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.
Play Music
Use voice commands to search the web with
Google.
Voice Search
With Google Play Music, you can play music
and audio files on your device.
YouTube
View and upload YouTube videos right from
your device.
Play Newsstand
Subscribe to your favorite magazines to read
on your device at your leisure.
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Google Applications
Verizon Applications
Cloud
Enjoy these applications from Verizon
Wireless.
► From a Home screen, tap
to find these apps.
Use Verizon Cloud to back up and access
your data. You can also use Verizon Cloud to
transfer content between other devices.
Apps > Verizon folder
Note: Certain applications require a data plan or paid
subscription. Visit verizonwireless.com to learn more, or
contact your service provider for additional information.
Emergency Alerts
Manage your Emergency Alert
settings. For more information, see
“Emergency Alerts” on page 72.
Caller Name ID
Subscribe to Caller Name ID to identify
unknown callers by name, picture, and city
and state.
Message+
Use Verizon Message+ to send text messages
at a whole new level. Draw on pictures, share
locations in real time, send audio messages,
and much more.
Note: Caller Name ID requires a subscription.
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Verizon Applications
Mobile Hotspot
Slacker
This is a shortcut to your Mobile Hotspot.
See “Mobile Hotspot” on page 111 for more
information.
Enjoy free Internet radio with your mobile
device.
Voice Mail
My Verizon Mobile
Unanswered calls are sent to Voice Mail.
View details and manage your Verizon
Wireless account.
VZ Navigator
Note: No airtime or minute charges apply when
accessing My Verizon Mobile.
Use VZ Navigator to find, share and navigate
to millions of locations, avoid traffic and drive,
or walk with ease.
NFL Mobile
Play the popular game on your phone.
Setup Wizard
Use Setup Wizard to quickly configure your
phone.
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Verizon Applications
VZ Protect
The Verizon Support and Protection
application helps protect your phone from
digital threats, including viruses and malware,
risky web sites, and from people accessing
the information on your phone if it is ever lost
or misplaced.
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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 Appstore.
Amazon Kindle
Facebook
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.
Keep up with friends and family with the
Facebook app. Share updates, photos, and
videos, as well as text, chat, and play games.
Amazon Music
Help
Browse and download music from Amazon
Music.
View information on using your device’s basic
features and settings.
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Other Applications
IMDb
Milk Video
Search movies and actors, view trailers and
show times, explore top charts and box office
information, and add movies and TV to your
personal Watch list.
Exclusive to Galaxy owners, Milk Video helps
you discover and share the most talked about
videos.
Smart Remote
Instagram
Smart Remote lets you control select
Wi-Fi-enabled Samsung TV models using your
Samsung Galaxy device.
Capture and share photos and videos with
your friends. Customize what you capture,
then share it on your feed or post it directly to
your friends.
Milk
Exclusive to Galaxy owners, Milk is a radio
service that gives you more of the music you
love, curated by top DJs and industry pros
and all for free.
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Other Applications
Calculator
Additional Functions
The Calculator provides basic and
advanced arithmetic functions.
To clear the results:
► Tap
Basic Operation
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calculator.
Clear.
To clear the calculator history:
Apps > Tools folder >
► Tap HISTORY > CLEAR HISTORY.
To copy all or part of the calculation to the
clipboard:
2. Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
3. Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key.
► Touch and hold an entry in the display field.
4. Enter the next number.
5. To view the result, tap the
Equals key.
Scientific Calculator
Turn the device landscape to use advanced arithmetic
functions, such as sin, cos, and tan.
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Calculator
Calendar
Share an Event
Manage your events and tasks.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Create an Event
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap to view an event.
Apps >
3. Tap SHARE, and tap a sharing format.
Calendar.
4. Select a sharing method, and follow the prompts.
Add and enter the details for the event.
3. When finished tap SAVE.
Delete an Event or Tasks
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap to view an event, and tap DELETE.
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Calendar
Create a Task
Delete a Task
Tasks are items you add to the calendar to be
accomplished on a certain day. A task appears as a
checklist item and is removed once you mark the task
as complete.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
2. Tap the drop down menu in the top left corner (by
default, the Month and Year are shown) and tap
Tasks.
4. To delete the task permanently, tap the task to
open it, and then tap DELETE.
3. Tap the Enter new task field to enter a new task.
Calendar Settings
4. You can choose to set the task for TODAY,
TOMORROW, or tap the
Expand icon to view
and set the following options:
Due date: Tap the ON/OFF switch to select a
date on the calendar for the task.
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Reminder: Tap to set a reminder alert.
Calendar.
3. Tap the checkbox by the task to mark it as
complete and remove it from the calendar.
Calendar.
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Apps >
2. Tap a day on the calendar to view the tasks for the
day, or select Tasks from the drop down menu.
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Calendar.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap MORE > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
Notes: Tap to save a note with your task.
Priority: Tap to assign a priority to the task.
5. Tap SAVE to save the task.
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Calendar
Camera and Video
View pictures
and videos
in the Gallery
Hide
Quick settings
Record video
Take a picture
Quick settings
Switch
between the
front and back
cameras
Camera
settings
Applications
Change
shooting
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Camera and Video
Take Pictures
Shooting Mode
Take pictures with your device’s front or back camera,
or combine shots with Dual mode.
Several visual effects are available. Modes differ by
which camera is active (front or rear facing).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Camera.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Double-click the Home key from any screen.
2. Using the display screen as a viewfinder, compose
your shot by aiming the camera at the subject.
While composing your picture, use the onscreen
options or these gestures:
Touch the screen with two fingers and pinch or
spread them on the screen to zoom in and out.
•
Tap the screen to focus on the area you
touched.
3. Tap
Rear camera
Auto: Allow the camera to evaluate the
surroundings and determine the ideal mode for
the picture.
•
to take the picture.
Note: You can also press the Volume key up or down
to take a picture. This is the default action of the Volume
key. You can also set the Volume key to act as the video
record key or as a zoom key.
Applications
Camera.
2. Tap MODE to view the following options. Each
section indicates which camera (front or rear) the
modes are available for.
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Apps >
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Pro: Manually adjust the ISO sensitivity,
exposure value, white balance, and color tone
while taking pictures.
•
Selective focus: Change the focus of pictures
after they have been taken. You can focus on
subjects near to the camera, far away from the
camera, or both.
Camera and Video
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Panorama: Create a linear image by taking
pictures in either a horizontal or vertical
direction.
Camera Settings
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Slow motion: Record videos at a high frame
rate for viewing in slow motion. You can play a
specific section of each video in slow motion
after recording it.
2. Quick settings are listed across one side of
the camera view finder. Available options vary
depending on the camera/recording mode used.
Default settings include:
•
Fast motion: Record videos for viewing in fast
motion. You can play a specific section of each
video in fast motion after recording it.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Front camera
Selfie: Take selfie shots and apply various
effects, such as an airbrushed effect.
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Wide selfie: Take wide-angle selfie shots to fit
more people into your pictures.
•
Interval shot: Select the best pictures from a
series of continuous shots taken at set intervals.
Apps >
Camera.
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Flash: Activate or deactivate the flash.
•
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Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.
•
Effects: Add special graphical effects.
Beauty: Take a picture with lightened faces for
gentler images.
HDR (rich tone): Save the picture in HDR (rich
tone) only.
Settings to configure settings for Camera.
3. Tap
Available options vary depending on the camera/
recording mode used.
Both cameras
Virtual shot: Create multi-directional views of
objects.
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Download: Download additional shooting modes
from the GALAXY Apps store.
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Camera and Video
Both cameras
Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
pictures take up more memory.
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Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
videos take up more memory.
•
Tracking AF: Focus on and track a subject
selected on the preview screen.
•
Video stabilization: Activate anti-shake. Antishake helps to keep the focus steady when the
camera is moving.
•
Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help
composition when selecting subjects.
•
Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the
picture.
•
Shutter sound: Enable or disable a shutter
sound when pictures are taken.
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Volume keys function: Use the Volume key as
the camera key, the record key, or as a zoom
key.
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Voice control: To take pictures say smile,
cheese, capture, or shoot. To record videos, say
Record video.
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Review pictures: Set to show pictures after
taking them.
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Quick launch: Set options for quickly opening
the Camera app by pressing the Home key
twice. Quick open only opens the Camera.
Quick shot and open takes a picture as soon as
the Camera app is open. Objects near the lens
may appear out of focus.
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Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.
Help: View information on using the camera.
Camera and Video
Front camera
Gesture control: Detect palm and automatically
take a picture two seconds later.
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Save as horizontally flipped: Save the
self-portrait or self-recording as a reversed (or
‘mirrored’) image.
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Clock
The Clock app offers features for
keeping track of time and setting
alarms.
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Clock.
Alarm: This feature allows you to set an alarm to
ring at a specific time.
•
World clock: View the time of day or night in
other parts of the world. World Clock displays
time in hundreds of different cities, within all
24 time zones around the world.
•
Stopwatch: You can use this option to measure
intervals of time.
•
Timer: You can use this option to set a
countdown timer. Use a timer to count down to
an event based on a preset time length (hours,
minutes, and seconds).
Applications
Clock.
2. Tap following items to configure an alarm:
2. Tap a tab to use a feature:
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Apps >
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Time: Set a time for the alarm.
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Date: Choose the day for this alarm.
Repeat: Choose when to repeat the alarm, if so
desired.
OPTIONS: Tap to view and set the following
options:
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Alarm type: Choose whether the alarm will
use sound, vibration, or vibration and sound
to alert you.
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Volume: If you have chosen an alarm type
that includes sound, drag the slider to set the
volume of the alarm.
Clock
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Alarm tone: If you have chosen an alarm type
that includes sound, choose a sound to play
for the alarm.
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Snooze: Allow snoozing, and set interval and
repeat values for the alarm while snoozing.
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Increasing volume: 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. Available when you have
chosen an alarm type that includes sound.
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Alarm name: Enter a name for the alarm.
3. Tap SAVE to save the alarm.
Delete an Alarm
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Clock.
2. Find the alarm in the alarm list (under the Alarm
tab), and then tap Delete in the upper right
corner of the alarm entry.
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Clock
Contacts
Manage Contacts
Store and manage your contacts
with the Contacts app, which can be
synchronized with a variety of your
existing personal accounts, including
Google, Email, Facebook, and your
Samsung account.
Access your list of contacts by using the Contacts
app, which is a shortcut to the Contacts tab. To
access your Contacts list:
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
Find a Contact
You can search for a contact, or scroll the list to find
one by name.
For more information on connecting with and
managing your accounts through your device, see
“Accounts” on page 151.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the Search field, and then enter characters to
find contacts that match.
Note: The Contacts app is different from the CONTACTS
tab in the Phone app. Although both list the contacts
in your phone and accounts, the available options and
functions are different.
– or –
Tap a letter on the side of the list to jump directly
to that letter in the alphabetical list. You can also
press and slide across the alphabetical list to
select a letter with better precision.
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Contacts
Add a Contact
Edit a Contact
Use the following procedure to add a new contact.
When editing a contact, you can tap a field and
change or delete the information, or you can add
additional fields to the contact’s list of information.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap
Add, and then tap contact fields to enter
information.
•
Choose a storage account for the contact. You
can store the contact on the device, or sync it
with an account.
•
Tap
Contact photo to assign a picture to the
new contact.
•
Enter a name, phone number, email address,
assign the contact to a group, and assign a
ringtone. Tap ADD ANOTHER FIELD to add
additional contact information.
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Tap
Add to enter additional entries.
Tap
Delete to remove an entry.
Tap
Expand for additional fields.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap EDIT.
3. Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete
information.
4. Tap SAVE.
Tap the label to the right of an entry to choose
a label for the field (for example, Home or
Work).
3. Tap SAVE.
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Contacts
Share a Name Card
Unlink Contacts
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
Link.
3. Tap
Remove beside contacts to unlink them
from the main contact.
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap MORE >
Share name card.
Delete Contacts
3. Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts.
You can delete a single contact, or choose multiple
contacts to delete.
Link Contacts
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Touch and hold on a contact to select it. You can
also tap the check box at the top of the screen to
select all.
When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail,
Facebook, and so on), you may have multiple similar
entries for a single contact. Contacts lets you link
multiple entries into a single contact.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap DELETE.
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap Link.
You may need to tap View more to see this option.
3. Tap LINK ANOTHER CONTACT, and then select
contact(s) to link to the original contact.
4. Tap LINK.
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Contacts
Favorites
Groups
When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily
accessible from other apps. Favorites display together
on the Favorites tab in Contacts.
You can use groups to organize your contacts. Your
device comes with preloaded groups, and you can
create your own. You might create a group for your
family, for coworkers, or a team. Groups make it easy
to find contacts, and you can send messages to the
members of a group.
Mark Contacts as Favorites
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
Favorite (the star turns bright ).
Create a Group
Remove Contacts from Favorites
2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap ADD.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Contacts.
3. Tap fields to enter information about the group:
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
Favorite (the star loses the gold color
Applications
1. From a Home screen, tap
•
Tap Create group in <location> to choose
where to save the group. You can save it to a
specific account, to the device memory, or to all
accounts.
•
Tap Group name to enter a name for the new
group.
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Contacts
•
Tap Add member and select contact(s) to add
to the new group, and then tap DONE.
•
Tap Group ringtone to assign a ringtone to the
group.
Send a Message or Email to a Group
You can send a text message or an email to members
of a group.
1. From a Home screen, tap
4. Tap SAVE.
3. Tap MORE > Send message or email.
Apps >
4. Tap either Message or Email.
Contacts.
5. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the All
checkbox at the top of the screen to select all, and
then tap DONE. You will only see group members
that have the appropriate contact information
(a phone number or an email address) in their
records.
2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap a group.
3. Tap MORE > Edit group and enter a new name.
4. Tap SAVE.
Add Contacts to a Group
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap a group.
Rename a Group
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
•
Contacts.
2. Tap GROUPS, and then tap a group.
For email, choose an email account to use and
follow the prompts.
6. Type your message and tap SEND.
3. Tap ADD, and then tap the contact(s) you want to
add.
4. Tap DONE.
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Contacts
Delete a Group
Contact Settings
Preset groups, such as Family, cannot be deleted.
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Contacts app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap GROUPS.
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap MORE > Settings.
3. Tap DELETE.
3. Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
4. Tap the group category to open.
5. Tap the groups to select them or tap the checkbox
at the top of the screen to select all.
6. Tap DELETE.
7. Tap Group only to only delete the group or tap
Groups and members to delete the groups and
the contacts in the groups.
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Contacts
Email
Use the Email app to view and
manage all your email accounts in
one application.
Configure Email Accounts
To access Email:
2. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your
email account.
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
You can configure Email for most accounts in just a
few steps.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Email.
Apps >
Email.
– or –
For additional accounts, tap MORE > Settings >
Add account.
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 > Settings. Tap the account to display
Account settings.
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Email
Manage Your Email Accounts
Delete Email Accounts
You can view email you receive for all accounts on
the Combined view screen or you can view email
accounts individually.
To delete an Email account:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap the account you want to remove.
2. Tap the drop down menu at the top left of the
screen to view the current account mailbox.
4. Tap REMOVE. Confirm by tapping REMOVE on the
prompt.
3. Tap on the account name to view:
Combined inbox: If there are multiple email
accounts, view all email messages in a
combined inbox.
•
[Account Name]: View email for only one email
account.
Email.
2. Tap MORE > Settings.
Email.
•
Apps >
Email Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Email app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap MORE > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
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Email
Emergency Alerts
To disable Imminent Threats and AMBER Alerts,
follow the instructions below:
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Emergency Alerts.
Apps >
2. Tap SETTINGS > Alert types.
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.
3. All alerts are enabled by default. Tap an alert option
to disable it. You cannot disable Presidential alerts.
There are three types of Emergency Alerts:
•
•
Alerts issued by the President
•
AMBER Alerts (missing child alert)
Alerts involving imminent threats to safety of life
(Extreme and Severe)
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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Emergency Alerts
Gallery
View, edit, and manage pictures and
videos.
3. Depending on the view mode selected, either tap
an image or video to view it, or first tap an album or
folder and then tap an image or video.
4. When viewing an image or video, you can scroll left
or right to view the next or previous image or video.
View Images and Videos
Zoom In and Out
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When
another application, such as Email, saves an image, a
Download folder is automatically created to contain the
image. Likewise, capturing a screenshot automatically
creates a Screenshots folder.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Use one of the following methods to zoom in or out on
an image:
Gallery.
2. Tap the drop down menu in the upper left corner,
and then tap Time or Albums to choose another
way for items to display.
•
•
Double-tap anywhere on the screen to zoom in or
zoom out.
•
Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in.
Pinch the screen to zoom out.
In Album view, you can create albums to
organize your images. On the drop down menu,
tap Album, and then tap MORE > Create album.
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Gallery
Play Videos
► From a Home screen, tap
•
•
Edit Images
Apps >
Gallery.
1. While viewing an image, tap the screen once to see
the image options.
Tap a folder to open it.
2. Tap
Tap a video to view it.
Delete Images
Trim Segments of a Video
1. Select a video, and then tap the screen once to see
the video options.
2. Tap
Editor, and then tap
Edit to view and use the editing tools.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder or category to open it.
Trim.
3. Tap MORE > Edit.
3. Use the sliders at the bottom of the screen to trim
the video. Move the start bracket to the desired
starting point, move the end bracket to the desired
ending point.
4. Tap images to select them.
5. Tap DELETE.
4. Tap EXPORT to save the video. Modify the
File name or Resolution, and then tap EXPORT to
confirm the changes.
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Gallery
Share Images
Use one of the following methods:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder or category to open it.
3. Tap MORE > Share.
4. Tap images to select them, and then tap SHARE.
5. Tap a sharing service and follow the prompts to
send the image or images.
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Gallery
Memo
Manage Memos
Use the Memo app to write and save
notes on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Memo.
2. Browse memos by scrolling up or down.
Compose a Memo
1. From a Home screen, tap
Memo.
2. Tap
3. To search for a memo, tap SEARCH.
Apps > Tools folder >
4. View the list of memo entries.
Create memo, and type a memo.
•
•
•
To change the category, tap
•
To add tasks, tap
Category.
To insert an image into the memo, tap
Image.
To use your voice to insert text into the memo,
tap Voice.
Tasks.
3. When finished creating your memo, tap SAVE.
Applications
Apps > Tools folder >
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•
To edit a memo, tap the memo and then tap the
content of the memo.
•
To delete memos, tap MORE > Edit, select
memos, and tap DELETE.
•
To send a memo to others, tap MORE > Share,
select a memo, and then select a method to
share the memo.
•
To manage categories, tap MORE >
Manage categories.
Memo
Message+
This section describes how to create
and send a message using the
Verizon Messages app.
4. Tap Type a message and enter your message.
Create and Send Messages
Use the Verizon Messages app to send and receive
messages with your friends and family.
Apps >
1. From the Home screen, tap
Verizon folder > Message+.
2. Tap
•
Tap
Attach to attach an item, such as a
postcard, picture, video, audio recording,
Glympse location, location, contact card, or
song.
•
Tap
Emoticon to insert emoticons into your
message.
•
Tap
Voice to record and insert an audio
recording into your message.
5. Review your message and tap
Send.
New message.
3. 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.
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Message+
Read Messages
Reply to Messages
When you receive a message, your phone notifies you
by displaying the
New message icon in the Status
Bar.
Messages you exchange with another person are
displayed as conversations in the Messages app, so
you can see all the messages in one place.
To access a new message:
Apps >
1. From the Home screen, tap
Verizon folder > 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 a conversation to display it.
3. Tap the Type a message field and then type your
reply message.
– or –
4. When the message is complete, tap
Apps >
From the Home screen, tap
Verizon folder > Message+, and then tap the
message to open it.
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Send.
Message+
Protect a Message from
Deletion
Delete Conversations
You can delete all the messages you’ve exchanged
with another person.
You can lock a message so that it will not be
deleted even if you delete the other messages in the
conversation.
Apps >
1. From the Home screen, tap
Verizon folder > Message+.
Apps >
1. From the Home screen, tap
Verizon folder > Message+.
2. Touch and hold a conversation you want to delete
and tap Delete Conversation > Delete.
2. Tap a conversation to display it.
Note: Locked messages will not be deleted unless you
select Delete locked messages before confirming the
deletion.
3. Touch and hold the message that you want to lock,
and then tap Lock message on the pop-up menu.
A lock icon displays on the message.
Delete Messages
1. From the Home screen, tap
Apps >
Verizon folder > Message+.
2. Tap a conversation to display it.
3. Touch and hold the message you want to delete,
and then tap Delete messages on the pop-up
menu. Follow the prompts to confirm the deletion.
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Message+
Messages
Learn how to send and receive
different messages using the default
messaging app on your phone.
The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you
send and receive multimedia messages (such as
picture, video, and audio messages) to and from other
mobile phones or email addresses. To use this feature,
you may need to subscribe to your service provider’s
multimedia message service.
Types of Messages
Messaging icons are displayed at the top of the
screen and indicate when messages are received and
their type.
Your default Messaging app provides the following
message types:
•
•
Text Messages (SMS)
Multimedia Messages (MMS)
The Short Message Service (SMS) lets you send
and receive text messages to and from other mobile
phones or email addresses. To use this feature, you
may need to subscribe to your service provider’s
message service.
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Messages
Create and Send Messages
3. Tap the Enter message field and use the onscreen
keypad to enter a message.
This section describes how to create a send a
message using the Messaging app.
•
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Samsung folder > Messages > Compose.
2. Tap the Enter recipients field to manually enter
a recipient or tap
Add Recipient to select a
recipient from your Contacts or Groups.
•
If manually entering recipients, enter additional
recipients by separating each entry with a
semicolon (;). More recipients can be added at
any time before the message is sent.
•
If adding a recipient from your Contacts, tap the
contact to place a check mark then tap DONE.
The contact will be placed in the recipients field.
•
For the Group option, if the number of recipients
is less than 10, all members in the group can be
added by placing a check mark by the contacts
and then tap DONE.
Applications
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.
4. Review your message and tap
Send.
Note: If you exit a message before you send it, the
message is automatically saved as a draft.
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Messages
View New Messages
Delete Messages
When you receive a new message, a new message
icon appears on the Status Bar.
To delete messages, follow these steps:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsung folder >
Messages.
To view the message:
1. Open the Notification Panel and select the
message. For more information, please see
“Notification Panel” on page 24.
2. Tap MORE > Edit.
3. Tap each message you want to delete or tap the
checkbox All.
– or –
4. Tap DELETE.
Apps >
From a Home screen, tap
Samsung folder >
Messages, and then tap the
new message to view it.
5. At the Delete conversations prompt, tap DELETE
to delete or CANCEL to cancel.
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.
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Messages
Message Search
You can search through your messages by using the
Message Search feature.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Samsung folder >
Messages.
2. Tap SEARCH.
3. Enter a word or phrase to search for, and then tap
Search on the keyboard.
Messages Settings
Configure the settings for text messages, multimedia
messages, push messages, and so on.
Apps >
► From a Home screen, tap
Samsung folder >
Messages > MORE >
Settings.
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Messages
Music Player
Add songs to the Queue
More options
Playback position
Mark as favorite
Volume
Elapsed playing time
Length of song
Shuffle songs
Repeat mode for the
song or playlist
Scan forward or go to next song
Rewind song or go to previous song
Pause/Play
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Music Player
Listen to your favorite songs with the
Music player. Navigate through your
music library, play songs, and create
customized play lists.
Listen to Music
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Music.
2. Tap a library category at the top of the screen to
view your music files.
3. Scroll through the list of songs and tap a song to
begin playback.
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Music Player
My Files
•
Access files stored on your device,
including images, videos, songs, and
sound clips.
•
•
•
•
•
View Files
To view files in My Files:
► From a Home screen, tap
My Files.
•
Apps > Tools folder >
•
Recent files: View recently accessed files.
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Videos: View video files.
Audio: View audio files.
Documents: View document files.
Download history: View all apps and files that
have been downloaded to the device.
Device storage: View folders and files located
on the device.
Cloud storage: Contains shortcuts to FTP servers
or other cloud storage locations that you have
added.
•
Applications
Images: View image files.
Local storage: View folders and files in their
storage locations.
•
Files stored in the device are organized into the
following groups:
•
Category: Files are grouped into the following
categories:
Google Drive: View files saved to your Google
Drive account.
My Files
My Files Options
Category Options
On the main My Files screen, the following options are
available:
After tapping on a category, the following options are
available:
•
•
•
•
•
•
SEARCH: Search for a file or folder.
MORE: Tap for the following options:
•
•
•
Edit: Edit files shown in Recent files.
•
Show/Conceal hidden files: Show or conceal
hidden files.
Cloud: Open files in the Verizon Cloud.
Clear recent file history: Clear the Recent files
category.
STORAGE USAGE: Tap to view memory information
for your device.
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HOME: Return to the main My Files screen.
SEARCH: Search for a file in the selected category.
MORE: Tap for the following options:
•
•
•
•
Edit: Select files or folders.
•
•
Sort by: Change the sort order of the files.
Share: Share files or folders.
Cloud: View files saved in the Verizon Cloud.
View as: Change the appearance of the files or
folders.
Show/Conceal hidden files: Show or conceal
hidden files.
My Files
Options for Selected Files and
Folders
•
Tap MORE > Edit, select a file or folder, and then
use one of these functions:
•
•
DELETE: Delete files or folders.
MORE: Select one of the following options:
-
Move: Move files or folders to another folder.
-
Add shortcut on Home screen: Add a
shortcut to the folder/file on the main Home
screen.
-
Compress: Create a zip folder containing
the selected files. This option only appears
in Local Storage categories. A selected zip
folder has the additional options of Extract
and Extract to current folder.
-
Details: View details of the selected file(s) or
folder(s).
Applications
Copy: Copy files or folders to another folder
Rename: Rename a file or folder. This option
only appears when just one file or folder is
selected.
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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
S Health.
•
•
•
•
Apps > Samsung folder >
Heart disease;
Asthma or lung disease;
Diabetes, or liver or kidney disease;
Arthritis.
2. Read and accept the terms and conditions.
3. Set up your health profile and goals.
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S Health
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 should also check with your doctor if you have
symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious
disease, such as:
•
Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms
during physical activity;
•
•
Dizziness or loss of consciousness;
•
•
Ankle swelling, especially at night;
•
Muscle pain when walking upstairs or up a hill that
goes away when you rest.
Shortness of breath with mild exertion or at rest, or
when lying down or going to bed;
A heart murmur or a rapid or pronounced
heartbeat;
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•
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
pre-diabetes.
S Health
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.
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S Health
S Voice
S Voice Settings
Speak commands to perform
operations on your device, and to
speak criteria for searches and other
operations.
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Internet app.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Samsung folder > S Voice.
2. Tap
Use S Voice to find everything from
directions to trivia answers to the
current weather forecast.
Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the onscreen instructions.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Samsung folder > 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
tutorial.
Applications
Help for example commands and to view a
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S Voice
Video Player
More options
Video file name
Playback
position
Volume
Change
screen ratio
Pop-up play
Scan forward or
go to next video
Rewind video or
go to previous video
Pause/Play
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Video Player
Play and manage videos stored on
your device.
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.
To access Video:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Video.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Video.
2. Scroll through the videos stored on your device.
2. Tap a video to view it.
3. Tap a video to view it.
3. Tap
to continue playing the video in a floating
window.
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•
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Drag the window to any location on the screen.
Use two fingers to pinch or spread to resize the
floating window.
Video Player
Voice Recorder
Record voice memos and notes.
Create a Voice Recording
►
From a Home screen, tap
Voice Recorder.
•
•
Apps > Tools folder >
Tap the drop down menu in the upper left corner
to choose the appropriate recording mode:
-
Standard: This 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. Microphones can be muted
during playback.
-
Voice memo: Voice input is converted to text
on screen. The maximum recording time is
five minutes.
Tap
Applications
•
Tap
Stop to stop recording. The file is
automatically saved.
•
Tap
Pause to pause the recording of an
audio file.
•
Tap Bookmark to mark the recording in list
view.
•
While recording, tap MORE > Turn on
Call rejection to reject incoming calls during
a recording.
Record to record an audio file.
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Voice Recorder
View Recordings
1. From a Home screen, tap
Voice Recorder.
2. Tap
Apps > Tools folder >
Recordings.
3. Tap a recording to play it back.
4. Tap MORE for additional options:
•
Edit: Tap to select recordings. Once selected,
the following options are available:
-
DELETE: Delete the recording.
MORE: Tap to either Rename the file or Write
to Voice Label (which writes the recording to
an NFC voice label).
•
Share: Tap to select recording files, and then tap
SHARE to select a sharing method.
•
Search: Tap to search for a recording.
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Voice Recorder
Settings
Configure your device’s
connections and settings,
add accounts, and customize
the home screen, apps, and
features.
•
Some options have an ON/OFF button to
turn the option on (
) or off ( ).
•
For some options, you must tap a field,
such as Email address, to display and set
options.
•
Some options are enabled or disabled by
tapping a
checkbox. When enabled, a
check mark displays. Tap the check mark
to remove it and disable the option.
How to Use Settings
Access Settings
►
From a Home screen, tap
Search for Settings
Apps >
Settings.
If you are not sure exactly where to find a certain
setting, you can use the Setting search feature.
– or –
1. From a Home screen, tap
From a Home screen, drag down from the Status
Bar to display the Notification Panel, and then tap
Settings.
Settings
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap SEARCH.
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Enter a word or words in the Search box. As
you type, settings that match will appear on the
screen.
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Tap an entry to go to that setting.
How to Use Settings
Customize the Quick Settings
Menu
Edit the Quick Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
Quick settings are the settings that you are most likely
to frequently use. When you first access the Settings
menu, there are no Quick settings and you must add
them.
2. Tap EDIT to customize your Quick settings.
Change the Quick Settings
Back arrow to save your new Quick
3. Tap
settings menu.
You can add a Quick settings list to include your most
frequently used settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
Apps >
•
Select additional settings to appear in your
Quick settings menu.
•
Uncheck an item to remove it.
Settings.
Add quick settings.
– or –
If there shortcuts are already present in the
Quick settings menu, tap EDIT.
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Select up to nine settings to appear in your
Quick settings menu.
Back arrow to save your new Quick
3. Tap
settings menu.
Settings
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How to Use Settings
Airplane Mode
Airplane mode disconnects your
device from all networks and turns off
connectivity features, such as phone
calls and Wi-Fi.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Airplane mode, and then tap ON/OFF to
enable or disable the option.
Note: You can also control Airplane mode from the
Device options menu. Press and hold the Power/Lock
key, and then tap Airplane mode.
While in airplane mode, you can
use other features, such as playing
music, watching videos, and other
online applications.
Settings
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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). Wi-Fi communication
requires access to a Wireless Access
Point (WAP).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. When Wi-Fi is turned on, your device will
automatically scan for available networks and
display them.
Wi-Fi Direct creates a direct
connection between two or more
devices using Wi-Fi.
4. Tap the network you want to connect to.
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When you select an open network, you are
automatically connected to the network.
Otherwise, enter a password to connect.
Turn 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 ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on
or off.
Settings
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Manually Connect to a
Wi-Fi Network
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Wi-Fi Status Indicators
These Status Bar icons show your current Wi-Fi
connection status:
Settings.
Displays when Wi-Fi is connected,
active, and communicating with a
Wireless Access Point (WAP).
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. Tap MORE > Add network.
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).
4. Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:
•
Tap Enter network name to enter the name of
the Wi-Fi network.
•
Tap the Security field and select a security
option and enter your password.
•
Tap Show advanced options if you need to add
advanced options such as IP settings and Proxy
settings.
5. Tap CONNECT to store the new information and
connect to your target WAP.
Settings
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Settings
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The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of
your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services.
Wi-Fi notifications: Receive a notification
when Wi-Fi is available or connected.
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Passpoint: Connect to passpoint-enabled
Wi-Fi Access Points automatically.
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Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to
disconnect from Wi-Fi.
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Always allow scanning: Allow Google
location service and other apps to scan for
networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.
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Install certificates: Install authentication
certificates.
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MAC address: View your device’s MAC
address, which is required when connecting
to some secured networks (not configurable).
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IP address: View your device’s IP address
(not configurable).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. Tap MORE for options:
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Add network: Manually add a Wi-Fi network.
•
WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your
device to set up a PIN-secured connection
to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment (not
configurable).
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Smart network switch: Connect to a mobile
network automatically when the Wi-Fi connection
is unstable.
•
Manage networks: View details, edit, or remove
networks.
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Advanced:
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Help: Learn about setting up and using Wi-Fi
networks, and other settings.
Settings
WPS push button: Set up a connection to a
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other
equipment.
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Show Wi-Fi pop-up: Receive a pop-up when
opening apps and Wi-Fi is available.
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct
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
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap ON/OFF to turn Wi-Fi on.
Wi-Fi must be on to configure settings.
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct. Your device automatically scans
for nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices.
4. Select a device, and then follow the prompts to
complete the connection.
Wi-Fi Direct Status Indicator
Displays when connected to another device
using Wi-Fi Direct.
Settings
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Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth
Turn Bluetooth On and Off
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn
Bluetooth on or off.
Bluetooth Status Indicator
Displays when Bluetooth is turned on, or
connected to another device using Bluetooth.
Change Your Device’s Name
Note: The Bluetooth communication range is
approximately 30 feet.
Change the name others will use when pairing with
your device via Bluetooth.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth > MORE > Rename phone.
3. Tap Phone name and edit your device name.
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Bluetooth
Scan for Bluetooth Devices
1. From a Home screen, tap
When you want to pair with another Bluetooth device,
you can scan for nearby devices that are visible.
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on
Bluetooth.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
3. When Bluetooth is first turned on, it scans for
nearby Bluetooth devices and displays them.
4. Tap REFRESH. Your device will start to scan for
Bluetooth devices within range.
Tap REFRESH to manually scan for more
devices.
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.
Pair Bluetooth Devices
The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish
trusted connections between your device and another
Bluetooth device.
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.
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.
Settings
Settings.
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 Bluetooth, and then tap ON/OFF to turn on
Bluetooth.
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Apps >
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Bluetooth
Review Files Received via
Bluetooth
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.
When you receive files from another device via
Bluetooth, you can access them from Bluetooth
settings.
1. Verify your Bluetooth is active.
Settings
2. From the Bluetooth settings page, tap
next to the previously paired device, and then tap
Unpair to delete the paired device.
Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth > MORE > Received files.
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Bluetooth
Data Usage
Monitor your mobile data usage.
2. Tap MORE:
Note: Your service provider may account for data usage
differently.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Data usage for options:
Apps >
Settings >
•
Restrict background data: Restrict some
apps and services from working unless you are
connected to a Wi-Fi network.
•
Show Wi-Fi usage: Display a Wi-Fi tab that
shows Wi-Fi usage.
•
Mobile data: Enable mobile data. You can also
control Mobile Data at the Notification panel.
•
Restrict networks: Restrict background apps
from using these networks.
•
Limit mobile data usage: Disable your mobile
data connection when the specified limit is
reached. Drag the red limit line to set the data
usage limit.
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Show units: Display data using MB, GB, or both.
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Alert me about data usage: Your device will
alert you when your mobile data usage reaches
the warning amount you set.
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Data usage cycle: Tap the menu, and then
choose a time period for data usage. Data usage
for the period displays on the graph, along with
usage by application below.
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Help: Learn more about data usage.
Data Usage
Mobile Networks
Control your device’s access to
networks and mobile data service.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Mobile networks for options:
•
Global Data Roaming Access: Allow your
device to connect to data services while
roaming. Significantly higher charges may result.
•
Roaming: (Not configurable) Current roaming
status.
•
Signal strength: (Not configurable) Current
signal strength.
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Network mode: Choose a preferred network
mode.
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Access Point Names: Choose or add APNs.
Settings
Network operators: Select a preferred network
from all available networks.
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Mobile Networks
Advanced Calling
You will be able to enjoy a
High-Definition (HD) Voice and Video
Calling experience that is as simple
as making traditional voice calls.
To upgrade to Advanced Calling:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Advanced Calling, and tap Activate Advanced
Calling.
3. Select HD Voice and Video Calling to enable.
Settings
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Advanced Calling
More Settings
Mobile Hotspot
Connect a Device to
Your Mobile Hotspot
Use Mobile Hotspot to share your device’s Internet
connection with other devices using your device as a
portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to your
device’s Mobile Hotspot.
Note: You must have a tethering plan on your service
account in order to use the Mobile Hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Mobile Hotspot.
Warning: Mobile Hotspot consumes battery power and
uses data service.
3. Activate Wi-Fi on the target device.
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.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.
Turn Mobile Hotspot On or Off
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Mobile Hotspot.
Apps >
5. On the target device, enter your device’s Mobile
Hotspot password.
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn Mobile Hotspot on or off.
Warning: By default, your device’s Mobile Hotspot has
no security applied, and any device can connect.
Settings
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More Settings
Change the Mobile Hotspot Password
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Mobile Hotspot.
Apps >
Allowed Device List
Settings >
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.
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.
3. Tap MORE > Configure Mobile Hotspot.
Note: 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.
4. Tap the Security field and select WPA2 PSK.
5. Scroll down and enter a new password in the
Password field.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Mobile Hotspot.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.
3. Tap MORE > Allowed devices, and then tap
ADD to enter the other device’s Device name and
MAC address.
4. Tap OK to add the device.
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More Settings
Configure Mobile Hotspot Settings
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Manage your Mobile Hotspot security and connecting
settings.
Password: If you choose a security level that
uses a password, enter the password.
•
Show password: Display your password instead
of masking it.
•
Show advanced options: Access advanced
options, including Broadcast channel, and to
specify the channel your device uses for Mobile
Hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Mobile Hotspot.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap MORE > Configure Mobile Hotspot, and
chose an option:
•
Network name: View and change the name of
your Mobile Hotspot.
•
Hide my device: Make your Mobile Hotspot
invisible to other Wi-Fi devices during a scan.
Other devices can still connect to your Mobile
Hotspot, but will have to set up the connection
manually with your Network SSID and Password.
Set your device to automatically turn off Mobile
Hotspot if there are no connected device.
Security: Choose the security level for your
Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Mobile Hotspot.
•
Settings
Turn Off Mobile Hotspot Automatically
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Mobile Hotspot.
Apps >
Settings >
3. Tap MORE > Timeout settings and select an
amount of time.
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More Settings
Tethering
Printing
Share your device’s Internet connection with a
computer that connects to your device using a USB
cable or via Bluetooth.
Print images and documents to Samsung printers and
other compatible printers (not included).
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Printing.
Connect Your Device to a Computer
Using Tethering
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Tethering.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap a print service and follow the prompts.
Note: Tap Download plug-in to install additional print
service drivers.
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to enable a tethering method:
•
Bluetooth tethering: Pair your device with
the computer using Bluetooth. Tap Bluetooth
tethering to turn tethering on. For more
information, see Bluetooth.
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USB tethering: Connect the computer to the
device using the USB cable, and then tap
USB tethering to turn tethering on.
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More Settings
MirrorLink
Download Booster
Mirror your device’s display on your car’s
entertainment and information screen using a USB
connection. To use this feature, your car system must
support MirrorLink.
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.
Note: Download Booster uses mobile data services.
To turn on MirrorLink:
To turn on Download Booster:
1. Connect your device to your car’s system using the
USB cable.
2. On your device’s Home screen, tap
Settings > More > MirrorLink.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More.
Apps >
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Download booster, and then tap ON/OFF to
turn Download Booster on or off.
3. Tap ON/OFF by Connect to vehicle via USB.
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
Set up and manage your Virtual Private Networks
(VPNs).
Note: You must set a screen lock PIN or password
before setting up a VPN. For more information, see
“Lock Screen and Security” on page 141.
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More Settings
Adding a VPN
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > VPN.
Edit or Delete a VPN
Apps >
Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > VPN.
2. Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPSec VPN >
ADD VPN and follow the prompts to set up
your VPN.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPSec VPN.
3. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit or
delete.
Connect to a VPN
1. From a Home screen, tap
More networks > VPN.
Apps >
Default Messaging App
Settings >
If you have multiple messaging apps installed, you can
select which app should be your default messaging
app.
2. Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPSec VPN.
3. Tap the VPN, enter your log in information, and tap
CONNECT.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Default messaging app to select a default.
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More Settings
Nearby Devices
Share your media files with nearby devices via Wi-Fi,
Wi-Fi Direct, or Mobile hotspot.
Warning: If file sharing is enabled, other devices can
access your data. Use this option with care.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Nearby devices.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to enable Nearby devices.
3. Set the following options:
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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 devices not allowed
access to your device.
•
Download to: Allow downloading of data to your
device or optional memory card (not included).
•
Receive files from other devices: Set a default
for receiving files.
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More Settings
Sounds and Notifications
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Configure the sounds and vibrations
used to indicate notifications, screen
touches, and other activities.
Adjust the Volume
Set the system volume level, and set default volume for
call ringtones, notifications, and other audio.
Change the Sound Mode
Tip: You can also set ringtone and notifications volume
from the home screen by pressing the Volume key.
You can switch between sound modes, while
preserving the individual sound settings you have
made.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Sounds and notifications.
Apps >
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Sounds and notifications.
Settings >
Sound: Use the sounds, vibrations, and volume
levels you have chosen in Sound settings for
notifications and alerts.
•
Vibrate: Vibrate for notifications and alerts.
This uses the Vibration intensity you choose in
Sound settings.
Settings
Settings >
2. Tap Volume, and then drag the sliders to set the
default volume for:
2. Tap Sound mode, and choose a mode:
•
Mute: Play no sounds or vibrations. Onscreen
reminders will still occur.
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Ringtone
Media
Notifications
System
Sounds and Notifications
Ringtones and Sound
Change the Notification Sound
Select a Default Ringtone
Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new
messages and event reminders.
Choose from preset ringtones or add your own.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Ringtones and
sounds > Default notification sound.
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Ringtones and
sounds > Ringtone.
3. Tap a sound to set it as your default notification
sound.
3. Tap a ringtone to set it as your default ringtone.
– or –
Tap Add ringtone to use a use an audio file as a
ringtone.
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Sounds and Notifications
Set Notification Sounds for Samsung
Applications
System Sounds
Select what notifications the device should make
sounds for.
Choose notification alerts for new messages, calendar
events, and email.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Ringtones and
sounds, and tap to configure each option:
Messages: Configure message notifications and
alerts.
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•
Calendar: Configure event notifications.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Ringtones and
sounds, and tap to enable each option:
Settings.
•
Apps >
Email: Configure email account notifications.
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•
Touch sounds: Play tones when you touch or
tap the screen to make selections.
•
Dialing keypad tone: Play tone when the dialing
keypad is tapped.
•
Screen lock sounds: Play a sound when you
unlock the screen.
•
Emergency tone: Set an alert tone or vibration
when receiving an emergency message.
•
Keyboard sound: Play a sound when the
Samsung keyboard is tapped.
Sounds and Notifications
Vibrations
Sound Quality and Effects
Set the intensity, pattern for incoming calls, and
notifications. You can also add vibration to calls when
ringing, feedback for soft keys, and to the keyboard.
Choose from advanced sound options to customize
your audio experience.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Adapt Sound
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Vibrations.
Apps >
Settings.
•
Tap Vibration intensity and move the sliders to
change the amount.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Sound quality
and effects.
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•
Tap Vibration pattern to choose a pattern.
3. Tap Adapt Sound and follow the prompts to
customize your sound settings.
Settings
Tap ON/OFF for each option to enable.
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Vibrate when ringing
Vibration feedback
Keyboard vibration
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Do Not Disturb
Other Advanced Options
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
This setting allows you to block all notifications and
alerts. The options below determine what notifications
can make sounds, and during what time periods you
want to enter this mode.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Sound quality
and effects.
3. Tap ON/OFF to enable each option:
•
SoundAlive+: Recreate the effects of rich
surround sound.
•
Tube Amp: Simulate the soft timbre of a tube
amplifier.
To activate Do Not Disturb mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Do not disturb.
3. Tap ON/OFF to enable this option.
Allow Exceptions
This option lets you customize what notifications are
allowed while your phone is in Do not disturb mode.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Do not disturb.
3. Tap Allow exceptions, and tap ON/OFF to enable
the exceptions you want to allow.
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Sounds and Notifications
Set Schedule
Notifications on Lock Screen
This option allows you to turn Do not disturb mode on
and off automatically at scheduled times.
Choose what notifications can display while the device
is locked.
Note: Scheduling is not available if Do not disturb mode
has been turned on manually.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications.
Settings.
3. Tap Notifications on lock screen, and choose an
option.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Do not disturb.
3. Tap Set Schedule, and set the Days, Start time,
and End time.
App Notifications
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications.
3. Tap App notifications, and choose an app to
enable or disable notifications.
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Sounds and Notifications
LED Indicator
Light up the LED indicator when charging, voice
recording, or receiving notifications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications.
3. Tap LED indicator to enable this feature.
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Sounds and Notifications
Display and Wallpaper Settings
Adjust the Screen Brightness
Change Wallpaper
Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings
or personal preference. You may also want to adjust
screen brightness to conserve battery power.
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Display and wallpaper.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Wallpaper.
•
To set a custom brightness level, clear the Auto
check mark and drag the Brightness slider.
3. Tap Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and
lock screens.
•
Tap Auto to allow the device to adjust brightness
automatically.
4. Tap a image to preview it, or tap From Gallery to
choose your own image.
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.
Settings
5. Once you have chosen an image, tap
SET AS WALLPAPER.
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Display and Wallpaper Settings
Change the Font Style and Size
Set the Screen Timeout Delay
You can set the font style and size for all text that
displays on the screen.
Choose how long the display screen remains lit after
you tap the screen or press any key.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Font to choose a
Font style and Font size.
•
•
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Screen timeout, and
then choose a time period.
Drag the slider to adjust the font size.
Smart Stay
Tap a font style to select a font, or tap Download
fonts to find new fonts from GALAXY Apps.
Using the front camera to detect your face, the screen
will not time out as long as you are facing the screen.
3. Tap DONE to set the font size and style.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Automatically Rotate the Screen
Rotate the screen based on the orientation of your
phone.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Smart stay to turn
the feature on.
Settings.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Screen rotation and
select an option.
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Display and Wallpaper Settings
Select a Screen Mode
Choose a screen mode to match your type of viewing.
You can choose to have the 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 and wallpaper > Screen mode, and
then choose a screen mode.
•
To have your device automatically optimize
the display to match the type of image being
displayed and other criteria, such as battery
level, tap Adaptive display.
– or –
Choose a specific type of screen mode based
on what your are viewing.
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Display and Wallpaper Settings
Daydream (Screen Saver)
3. Tap MORE > Preview to see a demonstration of
Daydream.
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
Apps >
4. Tap MORE > Select when to daydream to chose
an option.
Settings.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Daydream. Tap
ON/OFF to turn Daydream on. Configure options:
•
Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing
screen of colors.
•
Google Photos: Display pictures from your
Google Photos account. Tap
Settings for
options.
•
Photo Frame: Display pictures in a photo frame.
Tap
Settings for options.
•
Photo Table: Display pictures in a photo table.
Tap
Settings for options.
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Display and Wallpaper Settings
Motions and Gestures
Control certain device actions by
touching the screen with the palm of
your hand.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Motions and gestures.
3. Tap an option to enable each of the following, and
view a demonstration:
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Settings
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Smart alert: Set the device to vibrate when you
pick it up to notify you about missed calls and
messages.
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Mute: Mute sounds by covering the screen or
turning over the device.
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Palm swipe to capture: Capture an image of the
screen when you sweep your hand left or right
across the screen.
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.
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Storage
View the device memory and usage.
To increase available memory:
1. Tap Cached data to clear all cached data for all
apps.
Device Memory
2. Tap Miscellaneous files, select unnecessary files
(or tap SELECT ALL), and then tap DELETE.
View and manage the memory used by the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Storage.
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The Device memory displays Total space and
Available space.
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The amounts of memory used by Applications,
Pictures and videos, Audio, Downloads, Cached
data, and Miscellaneous files are also displayed.
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Storage
Battery
Conserve and view how battery
power is used for device activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Battery for options:
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Power saving mode: Tap ON/OFF to turn the
feature on, and customize options.
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Ultra power saving mode: Tap ON/OFF to turn
the feature on.
•
Display battery percentage: Display the battery
charge percentage next to the battery icon on
the Status bar.
•
Battery Chart: The battery level displays as a
percentage. The amount of time the battery has
been used also displays. Tap the chart to view
History details.
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Tap REFRESH to update the listing.
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Applications
Application Manager
Downloaded
You can download and install new applications on your
device. Use Application manager settings to manage
your downloaded and preloaded applications.
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device.
Apps > Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications > Application manager.
Warning: Because this device can be configured
with system software not provided by or supported by
Google or any other company, end-users operate these
devices at their own risk.
2. Tap DOWNLOADED to view a list of all the
downloaded applications on your device.
Memory Usage
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or
Running applications.
•
To switch the order of the DOWNLOADED list,
tap MORE > Sort by size, or Sort by date.
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To reset all of your application preferences, tap
MORE > Reset app preferences.
Apps > Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications > Application manager.
2. Swipe across the screen to display DOWNLOADED,
RUNNING, ALL, or DISABLED to display memory
usage for that category of applications.
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Applications
Running Services
3. Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage,
default settings, and permissions. The following
options are displayed:
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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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UNINSTALL: Delete the application from the
device.
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Show notifications: Tap the checkbox to
enable or disable notifications from the app.
Notifications appear in the Status Bar.
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CLEAR DATA: Clear application data from
memory.
•
CLEAR CACHE: Clear an application’s
temporary memory storage.
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CLEAR DEFAULTS: Clear an application’s
customization.
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Permissions: View information about the
application’s access to your device and data.
Settings
View and control services running on your device.
Apps > Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications > Application manager.
2. Tap RUNNING to view a list of running services.
All the applications that are currently running on
the device display.
3. Tap MORE > Show cached processes to display
all the cached processes that are running. Tap
MORE > Show services in use to switch back.
4. Tap one of the applications to view application
information.
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STOP: Stops the application from running
on the device. This is usually done prior to
uninstalling the application. (Not all services
can be stopped. Stopping services may have
undesirable consequences on the application or
Android System.)
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REPORT: Report failure and other application
information.
Note: Options vary by application.
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Applications
Disabled Services
3. Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage,
default settings, and permissions. The following
options are displayed:
View and configure disabled apps on your device.
Note: This screen only appears if you have disabled an
app on the Apps screen.
Apps > Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications > Application manager.
2. Tap DISABLED to view a list of applications you
have disabled.
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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.
•
ENABLE: This will move the application back to
the Apps screen.
•
To switch the order of the DISABLED list, tap
MORE > Sort by size, or Sort by date.
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To reset all of your application preferences, tap
MORE > Reset app preferences.
CLEAR DATA: Clear application data from
memory.
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To uninstall several apps at once, tap MORE >
Unistall multiple.
CLEAR CACHE: Clear an application’s
temporary memory storage.
•
CLEAR DEFAULTS: Clear an application’s
customization.
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Permissions: View information about the
application’s access to your device and data.
Note: Options vary by application.
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Default Applications
Application Settings
If you have multiple applications of the same type,
such as email apps, you can select one app to be the
default.
Shortcuts to the settings for various apps are available
in one convenient location.
To quickly access the settings for applications:
You can also use a simpler Home screen which
provides an easier user experience for first-time
smartphone users.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications.
Apps > Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications > Default Applications.
TouchWiz easy home: Provides an easier user
experience for the first-time smartphone users.
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TouchWiz home: The Home screen that
originally displays on your phone.
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3. Tap Messages and select a default messaging app.
4. To clear defaults you have set up, tap CLEAR.
Settings
Settings >
2. Tap an app to display the settings options:
2. Tap Home and select a Home screen mode:
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Apps >
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Calendar
Camera
Contacts
Email
Messages
Music
Phone
S Voice
Weather
Applications
NFC and Payment
Android Beam
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.
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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
NFC and payment.
Settings >
2. Tap NFC, and tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.
3. Tap Android Beam, and tap ON/OFF to enable.
To activate NFC:
1. From a Home screen, tap
NFC and payment.
Apps >
Apps >
4. Touch the back of your device with another
NFC-capable device and the content is transferred.
Settings >
2. Tap NFC, and tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.
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NFC and Payment
Tap and Pay
Tap and pay allows you to select the default payment
application you want to use for making on-phone
purchases.
1. From a Home screen, tap
NFC and payment.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap NFC, and tap ON/OFF to turn NFC on.
3. Tap
Back arrow > Tap and pay.
4. Select the app that you want as your default.
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Themes
Set the theme to be applied to your
home and lock screens, wallpapers,
and app icons.
Apply Themes
1. From a Home screen, tap
Themes.
Apps >
Settings >
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Tap a theme to view a preview of various
screens.
•
Tap STORE to download additional themes from
the Theme Store with your Samsung account.
2. Tap APPLY to select the theme.
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Themes
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.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Location.
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
3. Tap Locating method to select how your location
is determined:
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
E911
This is a view only field. You cannot turn off E911
Location on any cell phone. E911 Location service is
standard on all mobile phones to allow sharing of your
GPS location with emergency personnel when you
make a call to emergency services (such as 911). This
setting is not configurable.
Settings
Apps >
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High accuracy: Use GPS, Wi-Fi, and mobile
networks.
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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 turn on Location services.
3. Tap an entry to view the app’s settings.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap ON/OFF to turn on Location services.
3. Tap Google Location Reporting for options:
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Location Reporting: Allow Google apps to use
your device’s most recent location data.
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Location History: Allow Google to store a
history of your location data. Tap DELETE
LOCATION HISTORY to permanently delete your
location history.
Location Services
Lock Screen and Security
Secure your device and protect your
data with Lock Screen and Security
settings.
Set a Screen Lock
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap Screen lock type to select a screen lock and
level of security:
•
Pattern: A screen unlock pattern is a tap gesture
you create and use to unlock your device. This
option provides medium security.
•
PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the
screen. This option provides medium to high
security.
Settings
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Fingerprint: Use fingerprint recognition to
unlock the screen. This option provides medium
to high security.
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None: Never use a Lock screen.
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2. Tap Lock screen and security.
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Password: Create a password for unlocking the
screen. This option provides high security.
4. If choosing a secured lock screen option, select
your notification settings:
Settings.
Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This option
provides no security.
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Show content
Hide content
Do not show notifications
Lock Screen and Security
Screen Lock Options
•
Unlock effect: Set the visual effect used when
unlocking the screen. (This option is available
with Swipe only.)
•
Show information: Show the dual clock, or
information such as the weather information, on
the lock screen.
•
Secure lock settings: Set your secure lock
functions such as Auto lock, Lock instantly with
Power key, and Smart lock.
Note: Fingerprint recognition uses the unique
characteristics of each fingerprint to enhance the
security of your device. The likelihood of the fingerprint
sensor confusing even small areas of two different
fingerprints is very low. But, in rare cases the sensor
may recognize a fingerprint that is similar to a registered
fingerprint.
Register a Fingerprint
You can register up to 4 fingerprints. A password will
also set up as an alternative to your fingerprint.
Note: Options vary based on the screen lock type.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Fingerprint.
Fingerprint
Use fingerprint recognition as an alternative to
entering passwords in certain apps.
You can also use your fingerprint to verify your identity
when logging in to your Samsung account.
Settings
Apps >
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To add a fingerprint, tap Add Fingerprint and
follow the instructions to register a fingerprint
and password.
•
To rename a fingerprint, touch and hold the
fingerprint, and then tap RENAME.
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To delete a fingerprint, touch and hold the
fingerprint, and then tap REMOVE.
Lock Screen and Security
Change Your Alternative Password
Find My Mobile
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Lock screen and security.
Protect your device from loss or theft allowing your
device to be locked, tracked, and for your data to be
deleted remotely.
Settings >
2. Tap Fingerprint > Change backup password.
3. Enter your fingerprint or password.
► To access your device remotely,
visit findmymobile.samsung.com.
Additional Settings
Note: You must sign up for a Samsung account and
enable Google location service to use Find My Mobile.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Lock screen & security.
Apps >
Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
PERSONAL.
2. Tap Fingerprint for options.
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Settings
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Find My Mobile.
Verify Samsung account: Verify your identity
using your fingerprint when logging in to your
Samsung account.
3. Enter your Samsung account password, or if you
are not logged in to your Samsung account, tap
Add account and follow the prompts.
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Unknown Sources
4. The following options are available:
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Remote controls: Tap to activate or deactivate
Remote controls, which allows you to access
your device remotely.
•
Google location service: Tap to activate or
deactivate Google location service. This service
must be on in order to find your phone.
•
SIM change alert: Prevent unauthorized
changes to your SIM card by being alerted
whenever an app or service attempts to change
data on your SIM card.
•
Reactivation lock: Use your Samsung account
to stop anyone from reactivating you device
without your permission.
Settings
Enable installation of non-Google Play applications.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Lock screen and security.
Settings >
2. Tap Unknown sources to enable this option.
Warning: Enabling installation of third-party applications
can cause your device and personal data to be more
vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.
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Encrypt Your Data
Set Up SIM Card Lock
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.
To prevent another person from using your SIM
card to make unauthorized calls or from accessing
information stored on your SIM card, you can protect
the information by using a PIN code.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Lock screen and security.
When enabled, your device asks for a PIN number
each time you use the phone. Using this option you
can also change your SIM PIN number.
Settings >
2. Tap Other security settings > Encrypt phone
and follow the prompts to encrypt all data on your
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Security > Set up SIM card lock.
3. Touch Lock SIM card, enter your SIM PIN code,
then touch OK.
Note: You must activate Lock SIM card before you can
change your SIM PIN code.
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View Passwords
Device Administration
Display password characters briefly as you type them.
Manage your device administrators and application
installation privileges.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Lock screen & security.
Apps >
Settings >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Lock screen & security.
2. Tap Other security settings > Make passwords
visible to turn the feature on.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Other security settings > Phone
administrators to add or remove device
administrators.
Security Update Service
Automatically receive security updates.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Lock screen & security.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Other security settings for options:
•
Security policy updates: Automatically or
manually check for security policy updates.
•
Send security reports: Send security reports to
Samsung via Wi-Fi for threat analysis.
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Credential Storage
Advanced Security
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.
Protect your device with these advanced security
options.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Lock screen & security.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Lock screen & security.
Settings >
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Other security settings for options:
2. Tap Other security settings for options:
•
Pin windows: Pin a specific app on your phone
screen.
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Storage type: Select a storage location for
credential contents.
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Usage data access: View which applications
can access your device’s usage history.
View security certificates: Display certificates
in your device’s ROM and other certificates you
have installed.
•
Notification access: View which applications
can access your notifications.
•
Install from phone storage: Install a new
certificate from storage.
•
Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents
from the device and reset the password.
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Privacy and Safety
Choose from various modes
designed to hide personal content
from being accessed by anyone else
using your device, or to aid you in an
emergency.
Emergency Mode
Note: A secure screen lock (Pattern, PIN, Fingerprint, or
Password) is required to use Private Mode.
2. Tap Emergency mode.
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
Privacy and safety.
Apps >
Settings >
3. Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on.
Set Up Private Mode
1. From a Home screen, tap
Privacy and safety.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Private mode.
3. Follow the prompts to learn about and set up
Private mode.
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Privacy and Safety
Send SOS Messages
Send a quick alert to your primary contacts when you
are in an emergency situation.
To enable this feature:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Privacy and safety.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Send SOS messages.
3. Tap ON/OFF to turn the feature on and configure
the following options:
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Send messages to: Add recipients by creating
new contacts or selecting from Contacts.
•
Attach pictures: Send photos taken with the
front and back cameras to your emergency
contacts.
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Attach audio recording: Send a short audio
message to your emergency contacts.
To send a help message:
► Press the Power/Lock key quickly three times.
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Privacy and Safety
Easy Mode
Switch between the default screen
layout and a simpler layout. The
Easy Mode layout has larger text
and icons, making for a more
straightforward visual experience.
To enable Easy Mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Easy mode.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap Easy mode to enable this feature.
3. 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.
4. When finished, tap DONE.
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Easy Mode
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
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > (Account type).
3. 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.
Check individual data items to sync.
Tap MORE > Sync now or Sync all to
synchronize the account.
Add an Account
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > Add account.
3. Tap one of the account types.
4. Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and
set up the account.
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Account Settings
Delete an Account
Each account has its own set of settings. In addition,
you can configure common settings for all accounts of
the same type.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Note: Account settings and available features vary
between account types and service providers. Contact
your service provider for more information on your
account’s settings.
3. Tap the account, and then tap MORE >
Remove account.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > (account type).
Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > (account type).
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Tap an account to configure that account’s
settings.
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Tap Settings or other available options to
configure common settings for all accounts of
this type.
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Language and Input Settings
Samsung Keyboard Settings
Configure your device’s language
and input settings.
Configure options for using the Samsung keyboard.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap Samsung keyboard for options:
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Language.
3. Select a language from the list.
Select Your Default Keyboard
or Input Method
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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English(US): Set the keyboard type: Qwerty
keyboard or 3x4 keyboard.
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Select input languages: Choose which
languages are available on the keyboard. To
switch between languages, slide the space bar
sideways.
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Predictive text: Allow Predictive text to suggest
words matching your text entries, and, optionally,
complete common words automatically.
Predictive text can learn your personal writing
style from your contacts, messages, Gmail, and
social networking sites — improving its accuracy
of predicting your text entries.
•
Additional keyboard settings provide assistance
with capitalization, punctuation, and much more.
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Default keyboard.
3. Select a keyboard.
Note: Additional keyboards can be downloaded from the
Google Play Store.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input.
Set Your Default Language
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Language and Input Settings
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 a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Language and input.
Settings: Configure basic options.
•
Languages: Set the current language. Additional
languages can be downloaded.
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Gestures: Learn about using Swype gestures.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input.
3. Tap Swype for options:
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Apps >
3. Tap Google voice typing for options:
Themes: Change the keyboard layout.
•
My Words: Manage your personal dictionary,
new word updates, as well as how Swype can
learn from your writing style in various apps.
Choose input languages: Select languages for
Google voice typing.
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Block offensive words: Hide words many
people find offensive are in results of Google
voice searches. Offensive words are replaced in
results with a placeholder (####).
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Offline speech recognition: Manage
downloaded languages.
Help: View information on using Swype.
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Voice Input
Text-To-Speech Options
Use Google voice recognition to perform Google
searches using spoken commands.
Configure your Text-To-Speech (TTS) options.
TTS is used for various accessibility features,
such as TalkBack. For more information, see
“Accessibility” on page 160.
To perform a voice search, tap in the Google search
bar or widget. Or say “Ok Google” to launch a Google
search (if the hotword detection option is enabled).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Tap Enhanced Google services for full voice
interaction.
•
Tap Basic Google recognition for simple voice
recognition.
3. Tap Settings beside the recognition service to
customize.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Text-to-speech
options for options:
2. Tap Language and input > Voice input for options.
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Apps >
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Tap Settings next to Samsung text-to-speech
engine for options.
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Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text is
spoken.
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Default language status: Display the default
language in use.
Language and Input Settings
Mouse/Trackpad Settings
Configure settings for using an optional mouse (not
included).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Pointer speed to set
the speed of the pointer.
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Language and Input Settings
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 device 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:
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Backup account: Select a Google account to be
used as your backup account.
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Back up my data: Enable back up of application
data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to
Google servers.
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Automatic restore: Enable automatic restoration
of settings from Google servers. When enabled,
backed-up settings are restored when you
reinstall an application.
Settings
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Backup and reset > Factory data reset.
3. Tap RESET PHONE and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
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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
Date and Time Settings
By default, your device receives
date and time information from the
wireless network.
When you are outside network
coverage, you may want to set date
and time information manually using
the date and time settings.
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.
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Date and Time Settings
Accessibility
Accessibility services are special
features that make using the device
easier for those with certain physical
disabilities.
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Dark screen: Keep the screen turned off at all
times for privacy.
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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.
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Voice Label: Write voice recordings to NFC tags
to provide information about nearby objects.
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Font size: Set the font size.
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Magnifier window: Magnify content shown on
the screen.
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Grayscale: Change all colors to gray.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Accessibility for options:
Vision
Galaxy TalkBack: Speak feedback aloud to help
blind and low-vision users.
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Settings
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.
Galaxy TalkBack help: Tap for help on using
Galaxy TalkBack.
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Magnification gestures: Use exaggerated
gestures such as triple-tapping, double pinching,
and dragging two fingers across the screen.
Negative colors: Reverse the display
of onscreen colors from White text on a
Black background to Black text on a White
background.
Accessibility
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Color adjustment: Adjust the color of the screen
if you are color blind or have difficulty reading
the display because of the screen color.
•
Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung
subtitles with multimedia files when available Tap
Samsung subtitles (CC) for options.
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Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable
accessibility features in two quick steps. Tap to
turn the feature on.
•
Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles
with multimedia files when available. Tap Google
subtitles (CC) for options.
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Text-to-speech options: Set your preferred TTS
engine and options. For more information, see
“Text-To-Speech Options” on page 155.
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Left and right sound balance: Use the slider
to set the Left and Right balance when using a
stereo device.
Hearing
Sound detectors: Alert when baby crying or the
doorbell is detected.
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Mono audio: Switch audio from stereo to mono
for use with one earphone.
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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.
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Flash notification: Set your camera light to blink
whenever you receive a notification.
•
Turn off all sounds: For privacy, turn off all
notifications and audio.
•
Hearing aids: Improve the sound quality of your
device for use with hearing aids.
Settings
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Accessibility
Dexterity and Interaction
Universal switch: Control your phone with your
customized switches.
•
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Assistant menu: Improve the device
accessibility for users with reduced dexterity.
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Gesture wake up: Use hand movement to turn
on the screen.
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Touch and hold delay: Select a time interval for
this tap gesture.
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Interaction control: Block areas of the screen
from touch interaction. Disable Auto rotate
screen and hard key functions. Only show
application notifications in the Notification Panel
and the Status Bar.
•
Answering and ending calls: Choose alternative
ways to answer and end calls.
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Single tap mode: Tap to stop/snooze alarms
and calendar events.
•
Manage accessibility: Export your 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.
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More Settings
Direction lock: Unlock the screen by swiping in
a series of four to eight directions.
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Direct access: Open your accessibility settings
by pressing the Home Key three times in quick
succession.
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Notification reminder: Beep at set intervals to
remind you of any unread notifications.
Settings
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Accessibility
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.
Settings
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Help
About Your Device
View information about your device,
including status, legal information,
hardware and software versions, and
a tutorial.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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Phone name: View and change your device’s
name.
•
Additional device information includes the Model
number, Android version, Build number, and
more.
Settings.
2. Tap About phone, and then tap items for more
details:
•
Icon glossary: View details about the icons seen
on the Status bar.
•
Status: View the status of the battery, network,
and other information about your device.
•
Legal information: View your device’s open
source licenses and Google legal information.
Settings
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About Your Device
System Updates
Use System updates to update your
device’s software.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap System updates.
3. Follow the prompts to check for available software
updates to download and install.
Settings
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System Updates
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