Samsung Galaxy View T677V User Manual

Samsung Galaxy View T677V User Manual
User guide.
User guide.
GH68-45483A Printed in USA
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Table of Contents
Getting Started .................................................. 1
Other Applications .......................................................41
Calculator .......................................................................43
Calendar .........................................................................44
Camera and Video .......................................................46
Clock ...............................................................................49
Contacts .........................................................................52
Email................................................................................59
Gallery ............................................................................62
Memo ..............................................................................64
Message+ .......................................................................66
Music Player ..................................................................69
My Files ..........................................................................72
Video Player ..................................................................75
Front View ........................................................................ 2
Back View ........................................................................ 4
Assemble Your Device .................................................. 6
Set Up Your Device ....................................................... 9
Set Up Accounts on Your Device ............................10
Know Your Device .......................................12
Home Screen ................................................................13
Status Bar ......................................................................19
Navigation ......................................................................21
Notification Panel .........................................................23
Multi Window .................................................................26
Enter Text .......................................................................29
Settings......................................................................78
About Settings ..............................................................79
Airplane Mode...............................................................80
Wi-Fi Settings ................................................................81
Bluetooth ........................................................................85
Data Usage ....................................................................88
Applications .........................................................32
Apps List ........................................................................33
Google Applications ....................................................37
Verizon Applications ....................................................40
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More Settings................................................................89
Sounds and Notifications...........................................94
Display and Wallpaper ................................................98
Storage .........................................................................101
Battery ..........................................................................104
Applications Settings ................................................105
Users .............................................................................109
Location........................................................................111
Lock Screen and Security .......................................113
Accounts ......................................................................117
Language and Input ..................................................119
Backup and Reset .....................................................122
Date and Time.............................................................124
Accessibility ................................................................125
Help ...............................................................................128
About Device ...............................................................129
System Updates .........................................................130
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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
Volume key
Camera
Power key
Light sensor
Touchscreen
Getting Started
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Front View
Here are some key features found on the
front of your device.
•
Camera: Take self-portraits and record videos of
yourself.
•
Light sensor: Adjust the screen brightness based
on environmental lighting conditions.
•
Touchscreen: Interact with the device by touching
the screen.
•
Power key: Press and hold to turn the device on or
off, restart it, or for quick access to Airplane mode.
Press to lock or wake up the screen.
•
Volume key: Adjust the volume of your device’s
sounds and audio playback.
Getting Started
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Front View
Back View
Microphone
Microphone
Speaker
Speaker
Headset jack
Micro-USB
data port
Charging
port
SIM/Memory
card cover
Getting Started
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Back View
Here are some key features found on the
back of your device.
•
Microphone: Record audio and detect voice
commands.
•
•
Speaker: Play music and other sounds.
•
•
Charging port: Connect the charger (included).
•
Headset jack: Connect an optional headset (not
included).
SIM/Memory card cover: Install the SIM card, and
an optional memory card (not included) for storage
of files.
Micro-USB data port: Connect a USB cable or
other optional accessories (not included).
Note: Be careful not to get your fingers caught between
the device and the stand. Always leave the stand
attached to the device.
Getting Started
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Back View
Assemble Your Device
This section helps you to assemble your
device.
Optional: Install the SIM Card
When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are
provided with a plug-in SIM card. During activation,
your SIM card is loaded with your subscription details,
such as your Personal Identification Number (PIN),
available optional services, and other features.
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2
3
Warning: Please be careful when handling the SIM card
to avoid damaging it. Keep all SIM cards out of reach of
small children.
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Assemble Your Device
1. Open the SIM/Memory card slot cover.
Charge the Battery
2. With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide
the SIM card into the slot, pushing gently until it
clicks into place.
Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard
Li-Ion battery. A charger is included with the device for
charging the battery from any standard outlet.
3. Close the SIM/Memory card slot cover.
The battery comes partially charged. You can use the
device while charging.
Caution: If the SIM card is not inserted correctly, the
device cannot detect it. Reorient the SIM card and place
it back into the slot if it is not detected.
Caution: Use only charging devices and batteries that
are approved by Samsung™. Samsung accessories
are designed to maximize battery life. Using other
accessories may invalidate your warranty and may
cause damage.
Install a Memory Card
You can use an optional microSD™ or microSDHC
memory card (not included) to expand available
memory space.
Note: The micro-USB port does not support charging.
Note: A memory card can be installed at any time; it is
not necessary to install it prior to using the device.
For more information on installing a memory card,
see “Memory Card (SD Card)” on page 101.
Getting Started
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Assemble Your Device
When to Charge the Battery
1. Insert the charger into the charging port.
When the battery is low and has only a few minutes of
battery power remaining, 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
Status bar of your device’s display. A solid color
( ) indicates a full charge.
You can also choose to display a percentage
value. Having a percentage value can provide a
better idea of the remaining charge on the battery.
For more information, see “Battery” on page 104.
2. Plug the charging head into a standard AC power
outlet.
3. Unplug the charging head from the power outlet
and remove the charger from the charging port
when charging is complete.
Getting Started
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Assemble Your Device
Set Up Your Device
Turn Your Device On or Off
Note: Voice Assistant provides voice prompts and
descriptions of items on the screen to improve
accessibility. During setup, you can enable or disable
Voice Assistant by pressing the Home key quickly
three times.
Turn the Device On
► Press and hold the Power key until the device
vibrates and starts up.
Set Up a Secure Screen Lock
Turn the Device Off
The default screen lock is None, which offers no
security. To choose a more secure screen lock,
see “Set a Screen Lock” on page 113.
1. Press and hold the Power key until the
Device options menu displays.
2. Tap Power off and confirm if prompted.
To unlock your device:
Initial Set Up
► Press the Power key, and then drag your finger
across the screen.
The first time you turn your device on, the Welcome
screen is displayed. It guides you through the basics
of setting up your device.
Follow the prompts to choose a default language,
connect to a Wi-Fi® network, set up accounts, choose
location services, learn about your device’s features,
and more.
Getting Started
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Set Up Your Device
Set Up Accounts on Your Device
Samsung Account
Google Account
Create a Samsung account for access to Samsung
content and apps on your device.
Your new device uses your Google™ Account to fully
utilize its Android™ features, including Gmail™, Google
Hangouts™, and the Google Play™ store.
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
a connection with your existing Google Account, or
create a new Google Account.
– or –
– or –
To create a Samsung account, or set up
your Samsung account on your device, use
Accounts settings. For more information, see
“Accounts” on page 117.
To create a Google Account, or set up your Google
Account on your device, use Accounts settings. For
more information, see “Accounts” on page 117.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
Accounts > Add account > Samsung account.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Accounts > Add account > Google.
2. Follow the prompts to set up your new or existing
Samsung account.
2. Follow the prompts to set up your new or existing
Google Account.
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Settings >
Set Up Accounts on Your Device
Factory Reset Protection
Enable Factory Reset Protection
When you sign in to a Google Account on your device,
Factory Reset Protection is turned on. Factory Reset
Protection (FRP) prevents other people from using
your device if it is reset to factory settings without
your permission. For example, if your device is lost
or stolen and a factory data reset is performed, only
someone with your Google Account username and
password can use the device.
Adding a Google Account to your device automatically
turns on the Factory Reset Protection (FRP) security
feature. For more information, see google.com.
Disable Factory Reset Protection
To disable FRP, remove all Google Accounts from the
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
You will not be able to access the device after
a factory data reset if you do not have your
Google Account username and password. For more
information, see “Factory Data Reset” on page 122.
Settings.
2. Tap Accounts > Google.
3. Tap your Google Account.
4. Tap More > Remove account.
Caution: You should remove your Google Account
before shipping your device to Samsung or any other
service provider for service and before resetting the
device to factory settings.
Getting Started
Apps >
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Set Up Accounts on Your Device
Know Your Device
Learn some of the key features of your device, including the screens
and icons, as well as how to navigate
the device and enter text using the
keyboard.
Warning: Please note that a touch screen
responds best to a light touch from the pad
of your finger or a capacitive stylus. Using
excessive force or a metallic object when
pressing on the touch screen may damage the
tempered glass surface and void the warranty.
Home Screen
Status bar
Notification
icons
Status
icons
Widget
App
folder
Home
screen
indicator
Apps list
TV and
streaming
services
App
shortcuts
Know Your Device
Navigation
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Home Screen
Here are some features of the Home screen.
•
Status bar: Displays device status icons (right) and
notification icons (left).
•
Status icons: Displays information about the
device, such as the network signal strength, battery
level, and the time.
•
•
App folder: Groups multiple apps into a folder.
•
TV and streaming services: Allows quick selection
of a TV service provider or streaming app.
Apps list: Allows quick access to all of your
applications.
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•
Navigation: Tap
Recent to display recent apps.
Tap
Home to return to the main Home screen.
Tap
Back to return to the previous screen, or to
close a dialog box, menu or keyboard.
•
•
App shortcuts: Launches your favorite applications.
•
Widget: Runs as a self-contained application (not a
shortcut) on a Home screen.
•
Notification icons: Displays new messages and
emails, available software updates, and more.
Home screen indicator: Indicates which Home
screen is currently visible.
Home Screen
• Change the order of screens: Touch and
Customize your Home screen by adding
application shortcuts, widgets, folders,
and using wallpapers.
hold on a screen, and then drag to a new
position.
Wallpapers
Manage Home Screens
Change the look of the Home and Lock screens
with wallpaper. You can display a favorite picture, or
choose from preloaded wallpapers.
Your device comes with multiple Home screens by
default, and you can add more screens. You can also
rearrange the Home screens in a different order.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
– or –
– or –
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
2. Tap Wallpapers, and then tap Home screen,
Lock screen, or Home and lock screens.
2. Use these options to manage screens:
• Add a screen: Scroll to the end of the
screens, and then tap
3. Tap a wallpaper to see a sample, and then tap
Set as wallpaper.
Add.
• Remove a screen: Touch and hold on a
screen, and then drag it to
For more information, see “Wallpaper” on page 98.
Remove.
• Set a screen as the main Home screen:
Tap Main home screen at the top of a
screen. This screen displays when you tap
Home.
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Home Screen
Widgets
Remove a Widget
Widgets are self-contained apps that display on a
Home screen. Unlike a shortcut, a widget operates
right on the Home screen. There are all kinds of
widgets, including links to a specific contact, browser
bookmarks, Gmail and email accounts, and many
others.
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold a widget to
release it.
Add a Widget to the Home Screen
App Shortcuts
Remove and release it.
2. Drag the widget to
Note: Removing a widget does not delete the widget, it
just removes the widget from the Home screen.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen.
– or –
You can use app shortcuts to launch an app from any
Home screen.
Touch and hold an empty space on the screen.
Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Widgets.
Apps.
2. Touch and hold an app shortcut, and then drag it
to a Home screen and release it.
3. Touch and hold a widget, drag it to a Home screen
and release it.
Remove a Shortcut
1. Touch and hold a shortcut to release it.
2. Drag the icon to
Remove and then release it.
Note: Removing a shortcut does not delete the app, it
just removes the shortcut from the Home screen.
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Home Screen
Folders
Add a Folder to a Home Screen
Place folders on the Home screen to organize items.
Folders created on an Apps screen can be added to a
Home screen
Create a Folder
1. From a Home screen, tap
You can create a folder on a Home screen.
2. Touch and hold a folder, drag it to a Home screen,
and then release it.
1. Touch and hold an app shortcut and drag it on
top of another app shortcut until a highlighted box
displays.
Use Folders
2. Release the app shortcut to create the folder.
• Tap Enter folder name to give the folder a
name.
•
Tap
Apps.
•
To open a folder and access the shortcuts inside,
tap it.
•
To add app shortcuts to a folder, touch and hold
the app shortcut, and then drag it onto the folder
and release.
•
To change the folder’s color scheme, tap
Palette.
Palette to change the color.
3. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it.
• To add more apps, touch and hold an app
shortcut and drag it to the folder.
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Home Screen
Remove a Folder from a Home Screen
1. Touch and hold the folder until it detaches.
2. Drag the folder to
Remove and release it.
Stream Videos
You can stream videos from your TV provider or
streaming service.
1. From a Home screen, tap
services, or swipe right.
TV and streaming
2. Tap a service provider and follow the prompts to
begin streaming videos.
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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 and battery charge) on the
right side and notification alerts on the left.
Status Icons
Signal strength: Cellular network signal
strength.
Network not available: No wireless network
is available.
Wi-Fi active: Wi-Fi is active.
Status Icons
Battery full: Battery is fully charged.
Wi-Fi available: A Wi-Fi network is available.
Battery low: Battery is low.
Battery charging: Battery is charging.
Mute mode: Mute mode is enabled.
4G LTE active: The device is connected to a
4G LTE wireless network.
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Status Bar
Notification Icons
New email: New email has arrived.
New Gmail: New Gmail has arrived.
File download in progress: Download of a
file or app is in progress.
File upload in progress: File is being
uploaded or sent.
GPS active: Location service (GPS) is active
and acquiring a signal.
App updates available: App updates are
available from the Google Play store.
App updates complete: App installation or
updates are complete.
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Status Bar
Navigation
Learn the basics for how to navigate through
your device, and basics for how to customize
screens by editing, sharing, and deleting
items.
Touch and Hold
•
Touch and hold a widget on a Home screen to
move it.
Touchscreen Navigation
•
Touch and hold on a field to display a pop-up menu
of options.
Activate items by a touch and hold gesture.
Use the following motions and gestures on your
touchscreen to navigate the device.
Swipe
Lightly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across
the screen.
Tap
Lightly tap items to select or launch them.
•
•
•
•
•
Tap the keyboard to enter characters or text.
Tap an item to select it.
Unlock the screen.
Scroll through the Home screen or a menu.
Tap an app shortcut to launch the application.
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Navigation
Drag
Common Options
Touch and hold on an item, and then move it to a new
location.
The device uses basic command options to perform
common actions.
•
•
•
More: Tap to view more menu options for a screen.
This will usually also allow you to select items to
delete or share.
•
•
Delete: Tap to select items to delete.
•
•
Edit: Tap to customize the screen.
•
Checkbox: Tap to enable or select. When
enabled, a checkmark displays. Often you can tap
a checkbox at the top of the screen to select all.
Add a shortcut to the Home screen.
Move a widget on the Home screen.
Pinch and Spread
Pinch the screen using your thumb and forefinger, or
spread by moving your fingers apart.
•
Zoom in or out while viewing a picture or a
Web page.
•
Zoom in or out while taking a picture.
•
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Share: Tap to select items to share, and a sharing
method.
On/Off button: Tap to turn the option on
or
Off.
ON
On
Menu: Tap to view available options for the field.
Navigation
Notification Panel
Notification icons on the Status bar display calendar events, device status, and more. For
details, open the Notification panel.
Settings
Edit Quick settings
Manage Users
Quick settings
Screen brightness
Notification card
Clear
notifications
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Notification Panel
•
•
Settings: Display the Settings screen.
View the Notification Panel
Manage users: Switch between User profiles.
For more information, see “Users” on page 109.
1. Swipe down on the Status bar to display the
Notification panel.
•
•
•
•
•
Clear notifications: Clear all notifications.
2. Swipe down the list to see notification details.
Notification card: View details about a notification.
Screen brightness: Adjust screen brightness.
Quick settings: Quickly enable or disable a feature.
Edit Quick settings: View all Quick settings and
arrange them as you like.
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•
To open an item, tap it.
•
To clear all notifications, tap
To clear a single notification, drag the
notification left or right.
Clear.
3. Drag upward from the bottom of the screen or tap
Back to close the Notification panel.
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Notification Panel
Quick Settings
In addition to notifications, the Notification panel also
provides quick access to device functions such as
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, allowing you to quickly turn them
on or off.
To view additional Quick settings:
1. Drag the Status bar down to display the
Notification panel.
2. Swipe left or right across the visible icons.
To customize the Quick settings that display:
1. Drag the Status bar down to display the
Notification panel.
2. Tap
Edit.
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Notification Panel
Multi Window
Multitask by using multiple applications at the same time.
Controls
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Multi Window
Activate Multi Window
You can also launch recently used apps directly into
Multi window view:
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.
1. Tap
• Recently used apps that support Multi window
have
Note: Multi window is not available for all apps.
1. From any screen, touch and hold
Recent.
Multi window in the title bar.
2. Tap Multi window in the title bar to launch the
application in Multi window view.
Recent.
• Other recently used apps that support
2. Tap two apps that support Multi window to open
them in split screen view.
Multi window appear below the launched app.
- or ­
3. Tap the app shortcut to add it to the split
screen view.
If you are currently using an app that supports
Multi window, tap another app to add it in split
screen view.
Note: Only applications that support Multi window have
the Multi window icon.
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Multi Window
Window Controls
Select an application window and tap
Window controls in the middle of the
window to display the window controls.
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, movable 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
Text can be entered using a keyboard or by
speaking.
Special Keys
Touch and hold Options to:
Use the Samsung Keyboard
Google voice typing: Use Google voice™
typing.
Type your text input using a QWERTY keyboard.
Handwriting: Use your handwriting to
enter text.
Predictive text
Clipboard: Access the clipboard.
Insert emoji: Insert an emoji at the cursor
position.
Options
Keyboard layout: Change the layout of the
keyboard.
Special Keys
Settings: Access keyboard settings.
Symbol: Tap to insert symbols.
ABC: Tap to insert letters.
Know Your Device
Note: The available options depend on the application in
use. Not all options are available for all apps.
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Enter Text
Predictive Text
Use Google Voice Typing
Predictive text suggests words that match your text
entries, and can automatically complete common
words. Predictive text can learn your personal writing
style from your contacts, messages, email, and social
networking sites — improving the accuracy of predicting
text entries.
Instead of typing, speak your text input.
Configure the Samsung Keyboard
To customize the Samsung keyboard:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Samsung keyboard
for options.
Delete
To enable Google voice typing:
1. Tap Google voice typing on the Samsung
keyboard.
• You may need to touch and hold Options
(left of the Space bar) to find it.
2. Speak your text.
Note: Tap
Settings > Languages to download
additional languages for use with Google voice typing.
Know Your Device
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Enter Text
Configure Google Voice Typing
To customize Google voice typing:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Google voice typing
for options.
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Enter Text
Applications
Learn how to change the way apps
appear, organize apps into folders,
and uninstall or disable apps.
Apps List
Download and Install New Apps
The Apps list displays all preloaded apps and
apps that you downloaded. You can uninstall,
disable, or hide apps from view.
Find new apps to download and install on your device:
•
Shortcuts to apps can be placed on any of
the Home screens. For more information, see
“Add a Shortcut to a Home Screen” on page 16.
Play Store: For more information, see
“Play Store” on page 39.
Access Apps
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
2. Tap an application’s shortcut to launch it.
• To return to the main Home screen, tap the
Home key.
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Apps List
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.
• This screen only appears if you have disabled apps.
3. Tap Enable. The app displays again in the
Apps list.
To uninstall or disable an app:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps.
2. Tap Edit. Apps that can be uninstalled or disabled
show Uninstall/Disable on their shortcut.
3. Tap
Uninstall/Disable, and then follow the
prompts to uninstall or disable the app.
4. Tap Done when finished.
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Apps List
Organize Your Apps
Use Folders to Organize Apps
Apps shortcuts can be organized in folders and listed
alphabetically or in your own custom order.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Edit.
Change the Order Apps Are Listed
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Touch and hold an app shortcut and drag it on top
of another app until a highlighted box displays.
Apps.
4. Release the app shortcut to create the folder.
2. Tap Edit.
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•
3. Touch and hold an app shortcut or folder, and then
drag it to a new location.
4. Tap Done when finished.
Tap Enter folder name to name the folder.
Tap
Palette to change the color.
5. Tap anywhere outside of the folder to close it.
• To add more apps, touch and hold an app
To arrange apps in alphabetical order:
► From a Home screen, tap
confirm when prompted.
Apps.
shortcut and drag it to the folder.
Apps > A-Z and
6. Tap Done when you are finished.
To launch apps in a folder:
► Tap a folder, and then tap an app shortcut to
launch it.
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Apps List
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 the folder you want to remove, and then tap
Remove folder.
4. Tap Remove. Apps that were inside the folder are
listed at the end of the Apps screen.
5. Tap Done when finished.
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Apps List
Google Applications
Enjoy these applications from Google.
Drive
Note: Certain applications require a Google Account.
Visit google.com to learn more.
Open, view, rename, and share your
Google Docs and files.
Chrome
Visit drive.google.com to learn more.
Browse the Internet and bring your open
tabs, bookmarks and address bar data from
your computer to your mobile device.
Gmail
Send and receive email with Gmail,
Google’s web-based email service.
Visit google.com/chrome/mobile to learn
more.
Applications
Visit gmail.com to learn more.
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Google Applications
Google
Google Settings
Search not only the Internet, but also the
apps and contents of your device.
Quickly and easily change Google app
settings to suit your preferences.
Google Now
Note: You must be signed in to the
application in which you want to configure.
Works in the background to collect
information you regularly look up and
organize it into convenient cards that
appear when you need them.
Hangouts
Meet friends and family online, share
photos, host video calls, and send SMS
and Hangouts messages.
Visit google.com/landing/now to learn
more.
Visit hangouts.google.com to learn more.
► Touch and hold the Home key.
Maps
Note: When Google Now™ is enabled, you
can also access it by tapping
Google.
Find your current location, get directions,
and other location-based information.
Visit google.com/maps to learn more.
Note: You must enable location services
to use Maps. For more information, see
“Location Services” on page 112.
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Google Applications
Photos
Play Store
Automatically back up your photos and
videos to your Google account.
Find new apps, movies and TV shows,
music, books, magazines, and games in
Google Play store.
Visit photos.google.com to learn more.
Visit play.google.com/store to learn more.
Play Movies & TV
Voice Search
Watch movies and TV shows purchased
from Google Play. You can stream them
instantly, or download them for viewing
when you are not connected to the
Internet. You can also view videos saved on
your device.
Use voice commands to search the web
with Google.
YouTube
View and upload YouTube™ videos, right
from your device.
Visit play.google.com/about/movies to learn
more.
Visit youtube.com to learn more.
Play Music
Play music and audio files on your device.
Visit play.google.com/music to learn more.
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Google Applications
Verizon Applications
Mobile Hotspot
Enjoy these applications from
Verizon Wireless™.
Use your device as a Mobile
hotspot. For more information, see
“Mobile Hotspot” on page 89.
Note: Certain applications require a data plan or paid
subscription. Visit verizonwireless.com to learn more, or
contact your service provider for additional information.
Cloud
My Verizon Mobile
Back up and access your data. You can
also use Verizon Cloud to transfer content
between other devices.
View details and manage your Verizon
Wireless account.
Note: No airtime or minute charges apply
when accessing My Verizon Mobile.
Message+
Setup Wizard
Send text messages at a whole new level.
Draw on pictures, share locations in real
time, send audio messages, and much
more.
Applications
Set up and configure your device at any
time with this shortcut.
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Verizon Applications
Other Applications
Appstore
There are also other apps, including several Samsung apps, preloaded on your device.
Browse and download applications, games
and more from the Amazon apps store.
Amazon
Shop at Amazon.com™ from your device.
Audible
Visit Amazon.com to learn more.
Download audio books to enjoy on your
device.
Amazon Kindle
IMDb
Download books for reading right on your
device. You must have an account with
Amazon™ to use the Kindle™ app.
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.
Amazon Music
Shop for music at Amazon.com.
Chef Collection
Amazon Video
Try new recipes, view the latest Chef
collection of appliances, watch the Club
des Chefs videos on kitchen inspiration.
Watch for videos on Amazon.com.
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Other Applications
Family Square
Samsung Milk Music
Make the Galaxy View your best photo
frame, displaying your memories in
stunning HD.
Stream music with a radio service that
offers a simple way to find the music
that is right for you. With a library of
over 13 million songs and 200+ stations,
the interactive dial makes it easy to
skim through stations to find the perfect
soundtrack for the moment.
Help
View information on using your device’s
basic features and settings.
Netflix
Watch TV shows and movies, streaming
from Netflix™.
S Console
Enjoy console gaming experience with your
Bluetooth gamepad!
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Other Applications
Calculator
The Calculator provides basic and advanced
arithmetic functions.
Additional Functions
Basic Operation
► Tap History > Clear history.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calculator.
To clear the calculator history:
Apps > To copy all or part of the calculation to the clipboard:
► Touch and hold an entry in the display field.
2. Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
3. Tap the appropriate arithmetic function key.
4. Enter the next number.
5. Tap
Equals to view the result.
6. Tap
Clear to clear the results.
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Calculator
Calendar
Create a Task
Manage your events and tasks.
Tasks are items you add to the calendar to be
accomplished on a certain day. A task appears as a
checklist item and is removed once you mark the task
as complete.
Create an Event
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap
Add, and then enter the details for the event.
1. From a Home screen, tap
> Tasks.
3. Tap Save.
Apps >
3. You can choose to set the task for Today,
Tomorrow, or tap
Expand to view and set the
following options:
Calendar.
2. Tap to view an event.
• Due date: Tap On/Off to select a date on the
3. Tap Share, and then tap a sharing format
(Event file (VCS) or Text).
calendar for the task.
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•
•
4. Select a sharing method and follow the prompts.
Delete an Event
1. From a Home screen, tap
Calendar
2. Tap the Enter new task field to enter a new task.
Share an Event
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Calendar.
Reminder: Tap to set a reminder alert.
Notes: Tap to save a note with your task.
Priority: Tap to assign a priority to the task.
4. Tap Save to save the task.
2. Tap to view an event, and then tap Delete. Confirm
when prompted.
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Calendar
Delete a Task
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Tap a day on the calendar to view the tasks for the
day, or tap Tasks.
3. Tap the checkbox by the task to mark it as
complete and remove it from the calendar.
• To delete the task permanently, tap the task
to open it, tap Delete, and then confirm when
prompted.
Calendar Settings
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.
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Calendar
Camera and Video
Take pictures and record videos with the Camera app.
Effect
Gallery
Take a picture
Quick settings
Camera
settings
Applications
Record video
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Camera and Video
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Gallery: Open the Gallery to view photos and
videos.
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•
•
•
•
Take picture: Take a picture.
Take Pictures
Take pictures with your device’s front or rear camera.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Record video: Record a video.
Camera.
2. Using the display screen as a viewfinder, compose
your shot by aiming the camera at the subject.
While composing your photo, use the available
options or these gestures:
Camera settings: Change camera settings.
Quick settings: Select camera settings or options.
•
Effect: Add an effect before taking a photo or video.
Note: Prior to using the camera, remove the plastic
protective covering from the camera lens.
Touch the screen with two fingers and pinch
or spread them on the screen to zoom in
or out.
3. Before taking the photo, you can tap the icons to
access various camera options and settings.
4. Tap
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Apps >
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Take picture to take the photo.
Camera and Video
Camera Settings
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Save pictures as previewed: Save the
Apps >
self-portrait or self-recording as a reversed
(or ‘mirrored’) image.
Camera.
2. Quick settings are listed across one side of
the camera view finder. Available options vary
depending on the camera or recording mode used.
Default settings include:
• Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help
composition when selecting subjects.
• Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to
the picture.
• Effect: Add special graphical effects.
• Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.
• Beauty: Take a picture with lightened faces for
• Review pictures: Set to show pictures after
taking them.
• Storage location: Select the memory location
gentler images.
•
for storage.
Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution
pictures and videos use more memory.
• Shutter sound: Enable or disable a shutter
sound when pictures are taken.
• Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.
• Help: View information on using the camera.
3. Tap
Settings to configure settings for Camera.
Available options vary depending on the camera or
recording mode used. Default settings include:
• Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher
resolution for higher quality.
• Gesture control: Detect palm and
automatically take a picture two seconds later.
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Camera and Video
Clock
Alarm
The Clock app features an Alarm and a
World clock.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Set an alarm to ring at a specific time.
Clock.
Create an Alarm
2. Tap a tab to use a feature:
Create an alarm event. You can set one-time or
recurring alarms, and choose options for how to
be notified.
• Alarm: 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.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Alarm.
Apps >
Clock >
2. Tap the following items to configure an alarm:
• Stopwatch: Measure intervals of time.
• Timer: Use a timer to count down to an event
• Keypad: Use a keypad to set the time.
• Time: Set a time for the alarm.
• Repeat weekly: Choose when to repeat the
based on a preset time length (hours, minutes,
and seconds).
alarm.
• Volume: Drag the slider to set the volume of
the alarm.
• Alarm tone: Choose a sound to play for the
alarm.
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Clock
• Snooze: Allow snoozing and set interval and
World Clock
• Increasing volume: Increase the alarm volume
The World clock lets you keep track of the current
time in multiple cities around the globe.
repeat values for the alarm while snoozing.
at slow intervals.
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•
Alarm name: Enter a name for the alarm.
To list a city on the main World clock screen:
Date: Select a specific date for the alarm.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Clock.
2. Tap World clock.
3. Tap Save to save the alarm.
3. Touch and rotate the globe, and then tap a city.
Delete an Alarm
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
4. Tap
Clock.
Add city on the pop-up for the city.
5. Repeat to add more cities.
2. Tap Alarm.
Note: To search for a city, tap Search and use the
keyboard to type a city name. Tap an entry to add the
city to your list.
3. Tap Delete in the upper right corner of the
alarm entry you want to delete.
To remove a city from the main World Clock screen:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Clock.
2. Tap World clock.
3. Find the city to remove, and then tap Delete in
the upper right corner of the city thumbnail.
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Clock
Stopwatch
Timer
The Stopwatch lets you time events down to the
hundredth of a second.
The Timer provides a countdown timer for up to
99 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Clock.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Stopwatch and use the following options:
3. Tap the digits or Keypad to set the Hours,
Minutes, and Seconds of the Timer. The following
options are available:
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•
•
•
•
the clock.
Reset: Reset the Stopwatch to zero.
Applications
Clock.
2. Tap Timer.
• Start: Begin timing.
• Stop: Stop timing.
• Lap: Keep track of lap times.
• Resume: Continue timing after stopping
•
Apps >
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Start: Begin the Timer.
Pause: Pause the Timer.
Resume: Resume the Timer.
Cancel: Stop the Timer.
Reset: Reset the Timer.
Clock
Contacts
Store and manage your contacts with the
Contacts app, which can be synchronized
with a variety of your existing personal
accounts, including Google, Email,
Facebook, and your Samsung account.
Find a Contact
You can search for a contact, or scroll the list to find
one by name.
1. From a Home screen, tap
– 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.
Manage Contacts
Access your list of contacts by using the Contacts
app. To access your Contacts list:
Applications
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the Search field, and then enter characters to
find contacts that match.
For more information on connecting with and
managing your accounts through your device, see
“Accounts” on page 117.
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
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Contacts
• Tap Add another field to add more contact
Add a Contact
information.
Use the following procedure to add a new contact.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap Save.
Contacts.
Edit a Contact
2. Tap
Create contact, and then tap contact fields
to enter information.
•
Choose a storage account for the contact. You
can store the contact on the device, or sync it
with an account.
•
Tap
Contact photo to assign a picture to
the 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
3. Tap any of the fields to add, change, or delete
information.
and assign the contact to a group.
Applications
Tap
Add to enter additional entries.
Tap
Remove to remove an entry.
Tap
Expand for additional fields.
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap Edit.
• Enter a name, phone number, email address,
-
Apps >
4. Tap Save.
Tap the label to the right of any entry
to choose another label for the field
(for example, Home or Work).
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Contacts
Share a Contact
Unlink Contacts
When you share a contact, 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 >
3. Tap
Separate beside contacts to unlink them
from the main contact.
Contacts.
Create a Shortcut to a Contact
3. Choose a sharing method and follow the prompts.
You can create a shortcut to a contact on a Home
screen to access their information directly from a
Home screen.
Link Contacts
When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail,
Facebook, and more), you may have multiple similar
entries for a single contact. Contacts lets you link
multiple entries into a single contact.
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
Linked contact.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap More >
Share contact.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap More >
Add shortcut to Home screen. The new shortcut
displays in an empty area of the Home screen.
Contacts.
2. Tap the contact to display it, and then tap
Linked contact.
3. Tap Link another contact, and then choose
contacts to link to the original contact.
4. Tap Link.
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Contacts
Delete Contacts
Remove Contacts from Favorites
You can delete a single contact or choose multiple
contacts to delete.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
Favorite (the star dims ).
Contacts.
2. Touch and hold a contact to select it. You can also
tap other contacts or tap the All checkbox at the
top of the screen to select all contacts.
3. Tap Delete.
Favorites
When you mark contacts as favorites, they are easily
accessible from other apps.
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 brightens ).
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Contacts
Groups
Rename a Group
You can use groups to organize your contacts. Your
device comes with preloaded groups, and you can
create your own. You might create a group for your
family, for coworkers, or a team. Groups make it easy
to find contacts, and you can send messages to the
members of a group.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
2. Tap Groups, and then tap a group.
3. Tap Edit and enter a new name.
4. Tap Save.
Add Contacts to a Group
Create a Group
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Contacts.
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap Groups, and then tap Add (next to the Groups
heading on the left).
2. Tap Groups, and then tap a group.
3. Tap fields to enter information about the group:
4. Tap Add member, and then tap the contacts you
want to add, and then tap Done.
3. Tap Edit.
•
• Add member: Select contacts to add to the
Group name: Enter a name for the new group.
5. Tap Save.
new group, and then tap Done.
4. Tap Save.
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Contacts
Send an Email to a Group
Delete a Group
You can send an email to members of a group.
Preset groups, such as Family, cannot be deleted.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Tap Groups, and then tap a group.
2. Tap Groups.
3. Tap Send email.
3. Tap Delete.
4. Tap contacts to select them, or tap the
All checkbox at the top of the screen to select all,
and then tap Done. Only group members that have
email addresses in their records are shown.
4. Tap the groups to select them or tap the
All checkbox at the top of the screen to select
all groups.
5. Tap Delete.
5. Choose an email account to use and follow
the prompts.
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6. Tap Group only to only delete the group or tap
Groups and members to delete the groups and
the contacts in those groups.
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Contacts
Contact Settings
These settings allow you to modify settings associated
with using the Contacts app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Contacts.
2. Next to the Contacts heading on the left side, tap
More > Settings.
3. Tap an option and follow the prompts.
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Contacts
Email
Use the Email app to view and manage all
your email accounts in one application.
The device communicates with the appropriate server
to set up your account and synchronize your email.
When complete, your email appears in the Inbox for
the account.
To access Email:
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Note: To configure email account settings at any time,
tap More > Settings. Tap the account to display
Account settings.
Email.
Configure Email Accounts
Manage Multiple Email Accounts
You can configure Email for most accounts in just a
few steps.
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
You can view email you receive for all email accounts
on the Combined view screen, or you can view email
accounts individually.
Email.
2. Follow the instructions to set up your email
account.
1. From a Home screen, tap
3. Tap Done with accounts when finished to open
the inbox.
2. Tap
Menu on the left side of the screen to
select:
2. Tap More > Settings >
Applications
Email.
• Combined view: View all email accounts in a
combined inbox.
To add another email account:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
• [Account Name]: View email for only this
Email.
account.
Add account.
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Email
Manage Your Inbox
2. Tap the To field to manually add an email address,
or tap
Add Recipient to select a recipient from
Contacts or Groups.
There are several tools available from the Inbox
screen.
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• If manually entering recipients, enter additional
Email.
recipients by separating each entry with a
semicolon (;). More recipients can be added at
any time before the message is sent.
• Tap a message to read and reply or forward it.
• Tap Search to search for key words in your
• If adding a recipient from your Contacts,
email inbox.
•
tap the contact to place a checkmark, and
then tap Done. The contact is placed in the
recipients field.
Tap More for additional message options like
sorting, deleting, sharing and more.
•
Create and Send an Email
Apps >
More to add Cc and Bcc fields.
3. Tap the Subject and Message fields and use the
keypad to enter text.
This section describes how to create and send an
email using the Email app.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Compose.
Tap
• Tap Attach to add Files, Images, Audio, and
Email >
more to your email.
•
Tap More for additional email options.
4. Review your message, and then tap Send.
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Email
Remove Email Accounts
To remove an Email account:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap More > Settings.
3. Tap the account you want to delete, and then tap
Remove.
Email Settings
Use the Email Settings to configure your Email
preferences.
Note: Available settings depend on the email provider.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap More > Settings.
3. Under General, tap an option, and then follow the
prompts.
4. Tap an account to configure specific settings for
only that account.
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Email
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.
Note: Some functions described in this section are only
available if there are images or videos in the Gallery.
• 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
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When
another application, such as Email, saves an image,
the Download folder is automatically created to
contain the image. Likewise, capturing a screenshot
automatically creates a Screenshots folder.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Zoom In or Out
Use one of the following methods to zoom in or out on
an image:
Gallery.
2. Tap the
Menu in the upper left corner, and then
tap an option to choose the way items display.
• In Albums view, you can create albums
•
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.
to organize your images. On the drop
down menu, tap Albums, and then tap
More > Create album. Type a name in the
Create album field, and tap Create.
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Gallery
Play Videos
1. From a Home screen, tap
Delete Images and Videos
Apps >
Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
2. Tap a folder to open it.
2. Tap a folder or category to open it.
3. Tap a video to view it.
3. Tap More > Edit.
4. Tap
Play to play the video.
Gallery.
4. Tap images and videos to select them.
5. Tap Delete, and then confirm when prompted.
Edit Images
1. While viewing an image, tap the screen once to
see the image options.
2. Tap
Edit to view and use the editing tools.
Share Images and Videos
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a folder to open it.
3. In a folder, tap More > Share, select images and
videos, and then tap Share.
4. Tap a service for sharing the images selected.
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Gallery
Memo
Use Memo to write and save notes on your
device.
Edit Memos
Compose a Memo
1. From a Home screen, tap
You can create Memos using the Memo app.
2. Tap a memo to view it.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
You can make edits to Memos you create.
Browse Memos
Category: Add or change the category.
You can browse Memos you create.
Image: Insert an image into the memo.
► From a Home screen, tap
Voice: Use your voice to insert text into the
memo.
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Memo.
3. Tap the content and make edits. When you are
finished, tap Save.
Memo.
2. Tap
Create memo and type a memo. These
tools are available:
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•
•
Apps >
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Tasks: Add tasks.
Apps >
Memo.
Browse memo entries by swiping up or down.
To search for a memo, tap Search.
3. Tap Save when finished.
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Memo
Memo Options
You can edit, share, or manage Memos.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Memo.
2. While browsing memos, tap More for the following
options:
• Edit: Select notes to delete, or move.
• Share: Select notes to share.
• Manage categories: Create and manage
categories to organize your memos.
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Memo
Message+
This section describes how to create and
send a message using the Message+ app.
4. Tap Type a message, and then enter your
message. The following options are available:
Create and Send Messages
Use the Message+ app to send and receive messages
with your friends and family.
1. From the Home screen, tap
Message+.
2. Tap
Apps > New message.
Attach: Attach an item, such as a postcard,
picture, video, audio recording, Glympse
location, location, contact card, or song.
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Emoji: Insert emojis into your message.
Voice: Touch and hold to record and
insert an audio recording into your message.
Release to send the audio recording.
5. Review your message, and then tap
3. Tap the To: field, and then enter a contact name,
a mobile phone number, or an email address
using the 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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Send.
Message+
Read Messages
Reply to Messages
When you receive a message, your device notifies you
by displaying
New message 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:
1. From the Home screen, tap
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 –
From the Home screen, tap
Apps >
Message+, and then tap the message to
open it.
Applications
Apps >
4. When the message is complete, tap
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Send.
Message+
Protect a Message from Deletion
Delete Conversations
You can lock a message so that it will not be
deleted even if you delete the other messages in
the conversation.
You can delete all the messages you’ve exchanged
with another person.
1. From the Home screen, tap
Message+.
1. From the Home screen, tap
Message+.
Apps >
2. Touch and hold a conversation you want to delete,
and then tap Delete Conversation. Confirm if
prompted.
2. Tap a conversation to display it.
3. Touch and hold the message that you want to lock,
and then tap Lock message on the pop-up menu.
A lock icon displays on the message.
Note: Locked messages will not be deleted unless you
select Delete locked messages before confirming the
deletion.
Delete Messages
1. From the Home screen, tap
Message+.
Apps >
Apps >
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+
Music Player
Listen to your favorite songs with the Music player. Navigate through your music library, play
songs, and create customized playlists.
More
options
Song
queue
Sound
quality
and effects
Playback
position
Volume
Favorite
Playback
controls
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Music Player
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More options: See more music player options.
Listen to Music
Song queue: View the current song list.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Volume: Tap to adjust the volume.
2. Tap a library category at the top of the screen to
view your music files.
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Favorite: Mark as favorite.
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Sound quality and effects: Tap to enhance
the sound. For more information, see
“Sound Quality and Effects” on page 95.
Playback controls: Tap the icons to change shuffle
or repeat modes, fast-forward or rewind, or play or
pause the current song.
Music.
3. Swipe through the list of songs and tap an entry to
begin playback.
4. Use these controls while playing music:
Playback position: Drag to skip to another part of
the current song.
Applications
Apps >
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To start playback, tap
to pause playback.
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Tap
Tap
Play. Tap
Pause
Rewind to move to the previous song.
Fast-forward to move to the next song.
Music Player
• Tap the repeat button to control playback.
Choose
Repeat off to play all songs
once. Choose
Repeat all to repeat
all songs. Choose
Repeat 1 to repeat the
current song.
• Tap the shuffle button to control the order
songs are played. Choose
Shuffle off to
play songs in the order they appear in the
list. Choose
Shuffle on to play songs in
random order.
Note: When you close the Music screen, playback will
continue in the background, allowing you to listen to
music while using other features of your device. When
music is playing in the background, you can access
playback controls from the Notification panel.
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Music Player
My Files
Access files stored on your device, including
images, videos, songs, and sound clips.
Download history: View all apps and files that
have been downloaded to the device.
•
To access the My Files app:
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
My Files.
Device storage: View folders and files located
on the device.
File Groups
SD card: View folders and files located on an
optional microSD memory card (not included).
Files stored in the device are organized into the
following groups:
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Local storage: View folders and files in their
storage locations.
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Recent files: View recently accessed files.
Category: View files grouped into the following
categories:
Cloud storage: Contains shortcuts to FTP servers
or other cloud storage locations that you have
added.
Google Drive: Sign in to view folders and files
located in your Google Drive account.
Images: View image files.
Videos: View video files.
Audio: View audio files.
Documents: View document files.
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My Files
View Files in My Files
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Category Options
My Files.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
My Files.
2. Tap a category to view the relevant files or folders.
2. Tap a category to view the relevant files or folders.
3. Tap a file or folder to open it.
3. After tapping on a category, the following options
are available:
Recent Files Options
• Search: Search for a file in the selected
On the main My Files screen, recently accessed files
are shown. The following options are available:
• View as: Change the appearance of the files
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•
category.
or folders.
Search: Search for a file or folder.
• More: Tap for the following options:
- Edit: Select files or folders.
- Share: Select files to share.
- Create folder: Create a new folder
More: Tap for the following options:
- Show/Conceal hidden files: Show or conceal
hidden files.
Note: If a file has been opened, other options become
available under More.
Applications
(Local storage).
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Add shortcut: Add a shortcut folder to the
main My Files screen.
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Sort by: Change the sort order of the files.
Show/Conceal hidden files: Show or
conceal hidden files.
My Files
Selected File and Folder Options
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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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.
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Details: View details of the selected file(s)
or folder(s).
My Files.
2. Tap a category to view the relevant files or folders.
3. Tap More > Edit, select a file or folder, and then
use one of these functions:
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Delete: Delete files or folders.
Move: Move files or folders to another folder.
More: Select one of the following options:
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Copy: Copy files or folders to another
folder.
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Rename: Rename a file or folder. This
option only appears when just one file or
folder is selected.
- Add shortcut on Home screen: Add a
shortcut the Home screen.
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My Files
Video Player
Play videos stored on your device.
Video list
More
options
File name
Playback
position
Volume
Move
controls
left
Move
controls
right
Screen
ratio
Pop-up
player
Fastforward
Rewind
Pause or Play
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Video Player
Access the Video Player
• Video list: See the current video playlist.
• More options: View more options.
• Volume: Adjust the volume.
• Move controls right: Move the Video player
1. From a Home screen, tap
Pop-up player: Open the video in the pop-up player
window.
•
Fast-forward: Skip to the next video or fast-forward
the current video.
3. Tap a video to view it.
Use Pop-up Player
Multitask with Pop-up player by transforming 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.
• Pause or Play: Pause or play the current video.
• Rewind: Restart the video, skip to a previous video,
1. From a Home screen, tap
or rewind the video.
•
File name: View the name of the video file.
Applications
Video.
3. Tap
Pop-up to continue playing the video in a
floating window.
to the left (landscape orientation only).
•
Apps >
2. Tap a video to view it.
• Screen ratio: Change the screen ratio.
• Move controls left: Move the Video player controls
Playback position: Skip to another part of the
video.
Video.
2. Scroll through the videos stored on your device.
After a few seconds, each video thumbnail begins
playing a preview of the clip.
controls to the right (landscape orientation only).
•
Apps >
• Drag the window to any location on the
screen.
• Use two fingers to pinch or spread to resize
the floating window.
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Video Player
Change the Video Screen Size
You can change the size of the video during video
playback.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Video.
2. Tap a video to view it.
3. Tap the screen ratio icon to cycle through the
screen size options:
•
Full: The entire screen is used, which may
cause some minor distortion.
•
Keep ratio: The video is enlarged to fit the
screen without becoming distorted.
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Video Player
Settings
Configure your device’s connections
and settings, add accounts, and
customize the Home screen, apps,
and features.
About Settings
•
Some options use an ON/OFF button to turn the
option ON ( 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 checkmark displays.
Tap the checkmark to remove it and disable the
option.
Search for Settings
If you are not sure exactly where to find a certain
setting, you can use the Search feature.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
• Enter a word or words in the Search box. As
you type, settings that match will appear on
the screen.
Access Settings
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
2. Tap Search.
•
Settings.
Tap an entry to go to that setting.
– or –
From a Home screen, drag down from the Status bar to display the Notification panel, and then tap Settings.
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About Settings
Airplane Mode
Airplane mode disconnects your device
from all networks and turns off connectivity
features such as Wi‑Fi.
While in airplane mode, you can use other
features, such as playing music, watching
videos, and other applications.
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 key, and then tap Airplane mode.
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Airplane Mode
Wi-Fi Settings
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Wi‑Fi is a term used for certain types of
Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN).
Communication requires access to a
wireless Access Point (AP).
Wi-Fi Networks
Turn Wi-Fi On or Off
To scan for a Wi-Fi network and connect to it:
Turning Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover
and connect to compatible in-range wireless APs.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Settings.
• When Wi-Fi is turned on, your device
automatically scans for available networks and
display them.
Wi-Fi Status Indicators
3. Tap the network you want to connect to.
Status bar icons show your current Wi-Fi connection
status:
•
When Wi-Fi is connected, active, and
communicating with a wireless Access Point (AP),
Wi-Fi active displays in the Status bar.
Settings
Apps >
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn Wi-Fi on.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off beside Wi-Fi to
turn Wi-Fi on or off.
•
If a Wi-Fi access point is available, but your device
is not connected to it,
Wi-Fi available displays.
It may also display if there is a communication issue
with the target wireless Access Point (AP).
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When you select an open network, you are
automatically connected to the network.
Otherwise, enter a password to connect.
Wi-Fi Settings
Wi-Fi Options
Manually Connect to a Wi-Fi Network
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
The Wi-Fi settings menu allows you to set up many of
your device’s advanced Wi-Fi services.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap On/Off to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. Tap More > Add network.
1. From a Home screen, tap
4. Enter information about the Wi-Fi network:
2. Tap On/Off to turn Wi-Fi on.
Wi-Fi network.
• Add network: Manually enter the credentials
for a Wi-Fi network.
• Security: Select a security option and enter
your password.
• WPS push button: Set up a connection to a
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or other
equipment.
Show advanced options: Add advanced
options such as IP settings and Proxy settings.
• WPS PIN entry: View the PIN used by your
5. Tap Connect to store the new information and
connect to your target wireless AP.
Settings
Settings.
3. Tap More for options:
• Enter network name: Enter the name of the
•
Apps >
device to set up a PIN-secured connection
to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment
(not configurable).
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Wi-Fi Settings
• Advanced:
- Smart network switch: Automatically
switch between mobile data and Wi-Fi to
maintain a stable Internet connection.
Settings
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Show Wi-Fi pop-up: Display a pop-up
when opening apps if Wi-Fi is available.
-
Wi-Fi notifications: Receive a notification
when new wireless Access Points (APs) are
available.
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Passpoint: Automatically connect to
Passpoint-certified Wi-Fi access points.
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Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when
to disconnect from Wi-Fi.
-
Always allow scanning: Allow Google
location service and other apps to scan for
networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.
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Install network 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).
• Manage networks: Manage your saved Wi-Fi
network connections.
• Help: Learn about setting up and using Wi-Fi
networks, and other settings.
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Wi-Fi Settings
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows direct device-to-device connections
through 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
When your device is connected to another device
using Wi-Fi Direct,
Wi-Fi Direct displays in the
Status bar.
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Wi-Fi Settings
Bluetooth
Scan for Bluetooth Devices
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.
When you want to pair with another Bluetooth device,
you can scan for nearby devices that are visible.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Note: The Bluetooth communication range is
approximately 30 feet.
Apps >
Settings.
• Your device automatically scans for other
discoverable Bluetooth devices, which display
when found.
Turn Bluetooth On or Off
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn
Bluetooth on.
•
Settings.
To manually perform a new scan, tap Scan.
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn
Bluetooth on or off.
Bluetooth Status Indicator
Status bar icons display your current Bluetooth
connection status:
•
When Bluetooth is turned on,
in the Status bar.
Settings
Bluetooth displays
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Bluetooth
Pair Bluetooth Devices
Note: Due to different specifications and features
of other Bluetooth-compatible devices, display and
operations may be different, and functions such as
transfer or exchange may not be possible with all
Bluetooth compatible devices.
The Bluetooth pairing process allows you to establish
trusted connections between your device and another
Bluetooth device.
Pairing between two Bluetooth devices is a one-time
process. Once a pairing is created, the devices will
continue to recognize their partnership and exchange
information without having to re-enter a passcode.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Delete a Paired Device (Unpair)
When you unpair from a Bluetooth device, the two
devices will no longer recognize each other. To
connect again, you have to pair the devices.
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap On/Off to turn
Bluetooth on.
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Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap
Settings next to the paired device, and
then tap Unpair to delete the paired device.
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.
3. Tap the name of the target device.
• Your device automatically tries to pair with the
target device. If automatic pairing fails, enter
the passcode supplied with the target device.
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Bluetooth
Review Files Received through
Bluetooth
View Help
When you receive files from another device through
Bluetooth, you can access them from Bluetooth
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
You can access help topics for the Bluetooth feature.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth > More > Help.
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth > More > Received files.
Change Your Device’s Name
Device names are used to identify devices during
pairing, and when using Wi-Fi Direct or other Wi-Fi
based features. This is the name others will use when
pairing with your device through Bluetooth.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Bluetooth > More > Rename device.
3. Use the keyboard to edit your device name.
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Bluetooth
Data Usage
Monitor your mobile data usage.
3. Tap More for other options:
• Restrict background data: Restrict some
Note: Your service provider may account for data usage
differently.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
apps and services from working unless you
are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Settings.
• Show Wi-Fi usage: Display a Wi-Fi tab that
shows Wi-Fi usage.
2. Tap Data usage for options:
• Restrict networks: Select Wi-Fi networks that
• Mobile data: Enable mobile data. You can also
are Mobile Hotspots and restrict background
apps from using these networks.
control Mobile Data at the Notification panel.
• Limit mobile data usage: Drag the red limit
• Show units: Automatically switch between
line to set the data usage limit. When enabled,
your mobile data connection will be disabled
when the specified limit is reached.
megabytes and gigabytes (MB/GB), or show
only megabytes or gigabytes.
• Help: Read help topics for Data Usage.
• Alert me about data usage: Receive an alert
when mobile data usage reaches the warning
limit you set. Drag the orange warning line to
set the data usage warning limit.
• 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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Data Usage
More Settings
The More settings allow you to configure a
variety of communication settings for your
device.
3. Tap On/Off to turn Mobile hotspot on or off.
• When activating Mobile hotspot for the first
time, you are prompted to configure some
security settings.
Mobile Hotspot
Connect a Device to Your Mobile Hotspot
Use Mobile hotspot to share your device’s Internet
connection with other devices.
Use the other device’s Wi-Fi control to connect to
Mobile hotspot.
Enable Mobile Hotspot
1. From a Home screen, tap
Activate Mobile hotspot to allow other devices to use
your device’s Internet connection.
2. Tap More > Mobile hotspot.
4. Activate Wi-Fi on the target device.
5. Scan for Wi-Fi hotspots and select the target
device from the list.
Warning: Mobile hotspot consumes battery power and
uses data service.
Apps >
6. Enter your device’s Mobile hotspot password on
the target device.
Settings.
2. Tap More > Mobile hotspot.
Settings
Settings.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot.
Note: You must have a tethering plan on your service
account in order to use Mobile hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
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More Settings
Allowed Devices List
Change the Mobile Hotspot Password
Control whether devices connect to your Mobile
hotspot with the Allowed devices list. After you add
devices to the list, they can scan for your device and
connect using your device’s Mobile hotspot name and
password.
You can change your Mobile hotspot password.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap More > Mobile hotspot.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on 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 use the
Mobile hotspot data service. Roaming while using your
device as a Mobile hotspot incurs extra data charges.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
4. Tap Password and enter a new password.
5. Tap Save to confirm the change.
Configure Mobile Hotspot Settings
Settings.
2. Tap More > Mobile hotspot.
Manage your Mobile Hotspot security and connecting
settings.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Mobile hotspot.
1. From a Home screen, tap
4. Tap More > Allowed devices, and then tap Add
to enter the other device’s Device name and
MAC address.
2. Tap More > Mobile hotspot.
Apps >
Settings.
3. Tap More > Configure mobile hotspot for the
following settings:
5. Tap OK to add the device.
• Network name: View and change the name of
your Mobile hotspot.
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More Settings
Tethering
• Hide my device: Make your Mobile hotspot
invisible to other Wi-Fi devices during a scan.
Other devices can still connect to your Mobile
hotspot, but have to set up the connection
manually with your Network SSID and
Password.
•
You can use Bluetooth or USB to pair your device
with a computer and share your device’s Internet
connection.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Security: Choose the security level for your
Mobile hotspot.
Settings.
2. Tap More > Tethering, and select an option:
• Tap Bluetooth tethering to turn tethering on,
• Password: If you choose a security level
and connect to a computer through Bluetooth.
that uses a password, enter the password. A
default password is displayed on the Mobile
hotspot screen.
•
Apps >
• Connect the computer to the device using the
USB cable, and then tap USB tethering to
turn tethering on.
Show password: Display your password
instead of masking it.
• Show advanced options: Access advanced
options, including Broadcast channel, and
to specify the channel your device uses for
Mobile hotspot.
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More Settings
Mobile Networks
Printing
Control your device’s access to networks and mobile
data service.
Print images and documents to Samsung printers and
other compatible printers (not included).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > Printing.
2. Tap More > Mobile networks for options:
data services.
Note: Tap
Download plug-in to install additional
print service drivers.
Signal strength: Current signal strength. (Not
configurable.)
Download Booster
• Network mode: Choose a preferred network
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.
mode.
•
Settings >
2. Tap a print service and follow the prompts.
• Mobile data: Enable or disable connection to
•
Apps >
Access Point Names: Choose or add APNs.
Note: Download booster uses mobile data services.
To turn on Download booster:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap More > Download booster.
3. Tap On/Off to enable Download booster.
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More Settings
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
Edit or Delete a VPN
Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > VPN.
You must set a screen lock pattern, PIN, or password
before setting up a VPN. For more information, see
“Set a Screen Lock” on page 113.
Apps >
3. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit or
delete.
4. Tap either Edit network or Delete network.
Settings >
View Your Verizon Account
2. Tap Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN and follow
the prompts to set up your VPN.
View your Verizon account and data plan information.
► From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
More > View Verizon Account.
Connect to a VPN
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > VPN.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap either Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.
Add a VPN
1. From a Home screen, tap
More > VPN.
Apps >
Settings >
Settings >
2. Tap either Basic VPN or Advanced IPsec VPN.
3. Tap the VPN you want to connect to, enter your log
in information, and tap Connect.
Settings
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More Settings
Sounds and Notifications
Configure the sounds and vibrations used to
indicate notifications, screen touches, and
other activities.
Volume
Sound Mode
Note: You can also set System volume from the Home
screen by pressing the Volume key.
You can switch between sound modes, while
preserving the individual sound settings you’ve made.
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Set the system volume level, and set default volume for
notifications and other media.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Volume, and then
drag the sliders to set the default volume for:
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Sound mode,
and then choose a mode:
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•
•
• Sound: Your device uses the sounds,
vibrations, and volume levels you choose in
Sound settings for notifications and alerts.
Notifications
Media
System
• Mute: Your device plays no sounds or
vibrations. Reminders will still occur.
Settings
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Sounds and Notifications
Sounds
Sound Quality and Effects
Configure notification and system sounds.
Choose from advanced sound options to customize
your audio experience.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
Adapt Sound
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Sounds for the
following options:
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Default notification sound: Choose a sound
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Sound quality
and effects.
for notifications, such as for new messages
and event reminders.
• Calendar notifications: Configure event
3. Tap Adapt Sound and follow the prompts to
customize your sound settings.
• Email notifications: Configure email account
Other Advanced Options
• Touch sounds: Play tones when you touch or
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Sound quality
and effects.
• Screen lock sounds: Play a sound when you
3. Tap On/Off to enable each option:
notifications.
notifications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
tap the screen to make selections.
unlock the screen.
Apps >
Settings.
• SoundAlive+: Recreate the effects of rich
• Keyboard sound: Play a sound when the
surround sound.
Samsung keyboard is tapped.
• Tube Amp: Simulate the soft timbre of a tube
amplifier.
Settings
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Sounds and Notifications
Do Not Disturb
Notifications on Lock Screen
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.
You can select what notifications, if any, appear on the
Lock screen.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Notifications on
lock screen
To activate the Do Not Disturb mode:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
3. Choose an option to customize:
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•
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2. Tap Sounds and notifications > Do not disturb.
3. Tap Turn on now to enable the feature.
4. Tap Turn on as scheduled and then tap Days,
Start time, and End time to set up a do not
disturb schedule.
Show content
Hide content
Do not show notifications
5. Tap Allow exceptions to allow alarms, calls,
messages, or events and reminders.
Settings
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Sounds and Notifications
App Notifications
Configure notifications for each app on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Sounds and notifications >
App notifications.
3. Swipe through the alphabetical list of apps and tap
the app to set the notification.
Settings
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Sounds and Notifications
Display and Wallpaper
Wallpaper
Adjust display options and features, including
screen brightness, font options, and more.
Change the look of the Home and Lock screens with
wallpaper.
Brightness
You can display a favorite picture or choose from
preloaded wallpapers.
Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings,
or to your personal preference. You may also want to
adjust screen brightness to conserve battery power.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
To change wallpaper:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Wallpaper.
3. Customize options under Brightness:
3. Tap Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and
lock screens.
• Tap Auto to allow the device to adjust
4. Tap an image to preview it, and then tap Set as
wallpaper.
brightness automatically.
• Drag the Brightness slider to set a custom
•
brightness level.
Tap From Gallery for additional wallpapers.
Note: You can also control Brightness from the
Notification panel.
Settings
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Display and Wallpaper
Font
Screen Timeout
You can set the font size and style 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 size and Font style.
•
•
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Screen timeout,
and then choose a time period.
Drag the slider to adjust the font size.
Tap a font style to select a font, or tap
Download fonts to find new fonts from
Galaxy Apps.
3. Tap OK to set the font size and style.
Settings
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Display and Wallpaper
Daydream
• Photo frame: Display pictures in a photo
frame. Tap
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 >
Settings for options.
• Photos: Display pictures from your Google
Photos account. Tap
Settings for options.
4. Tap Preview, for a preview of each setting.
Settings.
2. Tap Display and wallpaper > Daydream.
3. Tap On/Off to turn Daydream on. Configure
options:
• Colors: Tap the selector to display a changing
screen of colors.
• Family square: Display pictures in your
Family square.
• Photo table: Display pictures in a photo table.
Tap
Settings
Settings for options.
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Display and Wallpaper
Storage
View the device memory and usage. Mount,
unmount, or format an optional memory card
(not included).
To increase available memory:
1. Tap Cached data to clear all cached data for all
apps. Tap Delete to confirm.
2. Tap Miscellaneous files, select unnecessary files,
and then tap Delete.
Device Memory
View and manage the memory used by the device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Memory Card (SD Card)
Settings.
Once a memory card (not included) has been installed
in your device, the card memory displays as Total
space and Available space.
2. Tap Storage.
• The Device memory displays as Total space
and Available space.
• The amounts of memory used by Applications,
Pictures and videos, Audio, Downloads,
Cached data, and Miscellaneous files are also
displayed.
Settings
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Storage
Install a Memory Card
1. Open the SIM/Memory card slot cover.
You can use a microSD or microSDHC card
(not included) to add additional memory space to
your device.
2. With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide
the SIM card into the slot, pushing gently until it
clicks into place.
3. Close the SIM/Memory card slot cover.
Mount a Memory Card
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2
When you install a memory card (not included), it is
automatically mounted (connected to the device) and
prepared for use. However, should you unmount the
card without removing it from the device, you will need
to mount it before it can be accessed.
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1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Storage > Mount SD card.
Settings
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Storage
Remove a Memory Card
Format a Memory Card
Warning: To prevent damage to information stored
on the memory card (not included), unmount the card
before removing it from the device.
Warning: When formatting an memory card
(not included), you will want to backup your music
and photo files that are stored on the card because
formatting the SD card deletes all the stored data.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Storage > Unmount SD card.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Storage > Format SD card and follow the
prompts.
3. Open the SIM/Memory card slot cover.
4. Gently slide the memory card out of the slot.
5. Close the SIM/Memory card slot cover.
Settings
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Storage
Battery
• Battery Chart: The battery level displays as
View how battery power is used for
device activities. Conserve battery power
by automatically adjusting the screen
brightness, limiting the performance of the
CPU, and other power reduction activities.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
a percentage. The amount of time the battery
has been used also displays. Tap the chart to
view History details.
• Tap Refresh to update the listing.
Apps and System Usage
Settings.
Battery usage displays in percentages per application
and system process.
2. Tap Battery, and tap an option to configure:
• Power saving mode: Save battery power
1. Tap Screen, Android System, Android OS, or an
app to view how they are affecting battery use.
by limiting the maximum CPU performance,
reducing the screen brightness and frame
rate, and reducing the time before the screen
is turned off when notifications are received.
2. Tap Refresh to update the listing.
Note: Other applications may be running that affect
battery use.
• Display battery percentage: Display the
battery charge percentage next to the battery
icon on the Status bar.
Settings
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Battery
Applications Settings
Use the Application manager to manage the
system requirements of your applications.
You can also configure your Default
application settings.
Memory Usage
Application Manager
2. Tap Applications > Application manager.
You can download and install new applications on
your device. Use the Application manager to configure
your downloaded and preloaded applications.
3. Tap Downloaded, SD card, Running, or All tabs
to display memory usage for that category of
applications. If you have disabled applications, a
Disabled tab also displays.
Warning: Because this device can be configured
with system software not provided by or supported by
Google or any other company, you operate this software
at your own risk.
Note: The graph at the top of the Running tab shows
used and free RAM.
Settings
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or
Running applications.
1. From a Home screen, tap
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Apps >
Settings.
Applications Settings
Downloaded
3. Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage,
default settings, and permissions. The following
actions are available:
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps > Settings >
Applications > Application manager.
• 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.
2. Tap Downloaded to view a list of all the
downloaded applications on your device.
• To switch the order of the Downloaded list, tap
• Uninstall/Uninstall updates: Delete the
More > Sort by size or Sort by date.
application from the device or uninstall
updates made to apps that cannot be deleted.
• To reset your application preferences, tap
More > Reset app preferences.
• Move to SD card: Move this app to your
• To uninstall more than one app, tap More >
microSD card.
Uninstall multiple.
• Clear data: Clear application data from
memory.
• Clear cache: Clear an application’s temporary
memory storage.
• Clear defaults: Clear an application’s
customization.
Settings
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Applications Settings
SD Card
Running Services
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your
memory card (not included).
View and control services running on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
Settings.
2. Tap Applications > Application manager.
2. Tap Applications > Application manager.
3. Tap Running.
3. Tap SD card to view a list of all the downloaded
applications on your device.
• To switch the order of the SD card list, tap
4. Tap Show cached processes to display all
the cached processes that are running. Tap
Show services in use to switch back.
• To reset your application preferences, tap
5. Tap one of the applications to view application
information. (Options vary by application.)
More > Sort by size or Sort by date.
More > Reset app preferences. (When you
Reset app preferences, you will not lose any
app data.)
• Stop: Stops the application from running
on the device. This is usually done prior to
uninstalling the application.
• To uninstall more than one app, tap More >
• Report: Report failure and other application
Uninstall multiple.
information.
4. Tap an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage,
default settings, and permissions.
Settings
Apps >
Warning: Not all services can be stopped. Stopping
services may have undesirable consequences on the
application or Android System.
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Applications Settings
Default Applications
Applications Settings Shortcuts
Set and manage your default applications.
Shortcuts to the settings for various apps are available
in one convenient location.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Applications.
2. Tap Applications > Default applications.
3. Tap Clear to remove a default application.
Settings >
2. Tap one of the following to display the settings for
the selected app:
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•
Settings
Apps >
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Calendar
Camera
Contacts
Email
Music
Weather
Applications Settings
Users
Delete a User or Profile
Share this device with multiple people by
creating User accounts. Users have their
own space, which they can customize with
their own apps, wallpaper, and more. Users
can also adjust device settings like Wi‑Fi
which affect everyone.
3. Tap
Switch User Profiles
To access the device with a user profile:
Set up user profiles and then select one when
unlocking the device to use personalized settings.
► From a Lock screen, tap
then tap a profile.
Settings.
Manage Users, and
– or –
2. Tap Users.
1. Swipe down on the Status bar to display the
Notification panel.
3. Tap Add user or profile and follow the instructions
to set up a new user profile.
Settings
Delete next to a user profile to delete it.
Note: Only the device owner can delete other user
accounts.
Set Up User Profiles
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Users.
Note: Restricted profiles allow only limited access to
apps and content.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap
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Manage Users, and then tap a profile.
Users
Change User Account Nicknames
and Photo IDs
The photo and name each user uses in their personal
Contact entry (listed under ME at the top of their
Contacts list) is used as their User ID and name.
To change their ID photo and name, each user can
edit their personal Contact entry. For more information,
see “Edit a Contact” on page 53.
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Users
Location
Some apps, such as Google Maps, may
require one or more location services be
turned on for full functionality.
Recent Location Requests
Locating Method
1. From a Home screen, tap
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps that have requested your location are listed
under Recent location requests.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Privacy > Location.
Settings.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
2. Tap Privacy > Location.
4. Tap an entry under Recent location requests to
view the app’s settings.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
4. Tap Locating method to select how your location
is determined:
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•
•
Settings
High accuracy: Use GPS and Wi-Fi networks.
Power saving: Use Wi-Fi only (no GPS).
GPS only: Use GPS only.
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Location
Location Services
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
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Privacy > Location.
3. Tap On/Off to turn on Location services.
4. Tap Google location history and sign in to your
Google Account for options.
Settings
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Location
Lock Screen and Security
Secure your device and protect your data
with Lock Screen and Security settings.
3. If choosing a secured lock screen option, select
your notification settings:
• Show content
• Hide content
• Do not show notifications
Set a Screen Lock
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Screen lock
type to select a screen lock and level of security:
4. Choose a screen lock option:
• Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This
• Show information: Show the dual clock, or
• Pattern: Draw a custom pattern to unlock your
• Unlock effect: Set the visual effect used when
information such as the weather information,
on the lock screen.
option provides no security.
device. This option provides medium security.
unlocking the screen. (This option is available
with Swipe only.)
• PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the
screen. This option provides medium to high
security.
• Secure lock settings: Set your secure lock
functions such as Secured lock time, and
Smart lock. (This option is available for secure
lock options only.)
• Password: Create a password for unlocking
the screen. This option provides high security.
•
Settings
None: Never use a Lock screen.
Note: Options vary based on the screen lock type.
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Lock Screen and Security
Unknown Sources
Encrypt Your SD Card
Enable installation of non-Google Play applications.
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your
SD card.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Lock screen and security >
Unknown sources to enable this option.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Encrypt external SD card, and follow
the prompts to encrypt all data on your SD card.
Warning: Enabling installation of third-party applications
can cause your device and personal data to be more
vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.
SIM Card Lock
Other Security Settings
Require both your SIM card PIN and your ordinary
screen lock type when unlocking the device.
Change other security settings, such as those for
security updates and credential storage.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Encrypt Your Data
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Set up SIM card lock and follow the
prompts.
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your
device each time you power it on.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Apps >
Settings.
3. Tap Lock SIM card to enable the feature.
4. Tap Change SIM card PIN to create a new PIN.
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Encrypt device, and follow the prompts
to encrypt all data on your device.
Settings
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Lock Screen and Security
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
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Make passwords visible to turn the
feature on.
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings > Device administrators.
3. Tap Android device manager to allow it to lock or
erase a lost device.
Security Update Service
Automatically receive security updates.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following Security update service
options:
• Security policy updates: Automatically or
manually check for security policy updates.
• Send security reports: Send security reports
to Samsung through Wi-Fi for threat analysis.
Settings
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Lock Screen and Security
Credential Storage
Advanced Security Settings
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.
Use these options to configure advanced security
settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Trust agents: Perform selected actions when
trusted devices are connected.
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• Storage type: Select a storage location for
credential contents.
• View security certificates: Display certificates
in your device’s ROM and other certificates
you have installed.
To view Trust agents, set up a secured
screen lock (Password, PIN, Pattern,
or Fingerprints). For more information,
see “Set a Screen Lock” on page 113.
• Pin windows: Pin an app on your device
screen, preventing access to other features of
you device.
Install from device storage: Install a new
certificate from storage.
• Usage data access: View the applications that
can access your device’s usage history.
• Clear credentials: Erase the credential
contents from the device and reset the
password.
Settings
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following Advanced options:
Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security > Other security
settings for the following Credential storage
options:
•
Apps >
• Notification access: View the applications
that can access notifications you receive on
your device.
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Lock Screen and Security
Accounts
Set up and manage accounts, including your
Google Account, Samsung account, email,
and social networking accounts.
Synchronize Accounts
Depending on the account, you can choose
to synchronize your calendar, contacts, and
other types of content.
2. Tap an account type.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Accounts.
2. Tap
Apps >
Settings >
3. Tap an account to view the sync settings for that
account.
• Check individual data items to sync.
• If you wish to sync manually, tap More >
Add an Account
1. From a Home screen, tap
Accounts.
Apps >
Sync now or Sync all.
Settings >
Note: Settings and options differ by account type.
Add account.
3. Tap an account type.
4. Follow the prompts to enter your credentials and
set up the account.
Settings
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Accounts
Delete an Account
1. From a Home screen, tap
Accounts.
Apps >
Settings >
2. Tap an account type.
3. Tap the account.
4. Tap More > Remove account and confirm at
the prompt.
Settings
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Accounts
Language and Input
Configure your device’s language and input
device settings.
Samsung Keyboard Settings
Language
2. Tap Language and input > Samsung keyboard
for the following menus:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
1. From a Home screen, tap
Settings.
language.
• Smart typing: Configure smart features
3. Select a language from the list.
available on the Samsung keyboard, such
as predictive text, auto correction, and
swipe entry.
Default Keyboard
Select Your default keyboard or input method.
Apps >
Settings.
• Input languages: Select the keyboard
2. Tap Language and input > Language.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
• Key-tap feedback: Configure feedback
Settings.
features for the Samsung keyboard.
2. Tap Language and input > Default keyboard and
select a keyboard.
• Customization: Create text shortcuts and
Note: Additional keyboards can be downloaded from the
Google Play store.
• Other settings: Change other settings such
Settings
adjust keyboard size.
as the keyboard size, or reset settings for the
Samsung keyboard.
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Language and Input
Google Voice Typing Settings
• Block offensive words: Hide search results
Speak rather than type your text entries using Google
voice typing.
• Bluetooth headset: Use audio input from a
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
that contain offensive words.
connected Bluetooth headset (not included).
Settings.
Voice Input
2. Tap Language and input > Google voice typing
for options:
•
Use Google voice recognition to perform Google
searches.
Languages: Select languages for Google
voice typing.
To perform a voice search, tap Voice search in the
Google search bar or widget. Or say “OK Google”
to launch a Google search (if the hotword detection
option is enabled).
• “Ok Google” detection: Launch a Google
search whenever you say “OK Google”.
• Hands-free: Allow requests with the device
locked.
1. From a Home screen, tap
• Speech output: Select options for spoken
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Voice input for the
following options:
feedback.
• Offline speech recognition: Download and
• Enhanced Google services: Choose for full
install speech recognition engines, allowing
you to use voice input while not connected to
the network.
voice interaction.
• Basic Google recognition: Choose for simple
voice recognition.
3. Tap
Settings
Apps >
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Settings beside the service to customize it.
Language and Input
Text-To-Speech Options
Pointer Speed
Configure your Text-to-speech options.
Configure pointer speed for an optional mouse or
trackpad (not included).
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
1. From a Home screen, tap
2. Tap Language and input > Text-to-speech
options for the following:
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Language and input > Pointer speed.
• Preferred TTS engine: Choose either the
3. Touch and drag the slider to set the speed of
the pointer, and tap Ok.
Samsung or Google Text-to-speech engine.
Tap
Settings next to a text-to-speech
engine for options.
• Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text
is spoken.
• Default language status: Display the default
language in use.
Settings
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Language and Input
Backup and Reset
Back up your data to Google servers. You
can also reset your device to its factory
defaults.
Factory Data Reset
Google Account
This action permanently erases ALL data from the
device, including Google or other account settings,
system and application data and settings, downloaded
applications, as well as your music, photos, videos,
and other files. Any data stored on an external
SD card is not affected.
You can reset your device to factory defaults, erasing
all data from your device.
Enable backup of your information to Google servers.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Backup and reset for backup and restore
options using a Google Account:
Note: When you sign in to a Google Account
on your device, Factory Reset Protection is
activated. This protects your device in the
event it is lost or stolen. For more information,
see “Factory Reset Protection” on page 11.
• Backup account: Select a Google account to
be used as your backup account.
• Back up my data: Enable back up of
application data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other
settings to Google servers.
If you reset your device to factory default settings with
the Factory Reset Protection (FRP) feature turned
on, you must enter the user name and password for
a registered Google Account to regain access to
the device. You will not be able to access the device
without the correct credentials.
• Automatic restore: Enable automatic
restoration of settings from Google servers.
When enabled, backed-up settings are
restored when you reinstall an application.
Settings
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Backup and Reset
Reset System Settings
Warning: If you reset your Google Account password,
you must wait 72 hours after changing your password to
perform a factory data reset on your device.
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.
Before resetting your device:
1. Verify that the information you want to keep has
transferred to your storage area.
2. Log in to your Google Account and confirm your
user name and password.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Backup and reset > Reset settings.
To reset your device:
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
3. Tap Reset settings and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
Settings.
2. Tap Backup and reset > Factory data reset.
3. Tap Reset device and follow the prompts to
perform the reset.
4. When the device restarts, follow the prompts to set
up your device.
Settings
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Backup and Reset
Date and Time
By default, your device receives date and
time information from the wireless network.
• Set time: Tap to manually set the time. This
When you are outside network coverage, you
may want to set date and time information
manually using the Date and time settings.
• Select time zone: Tap to manually set the time
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
option is locked if Automatic date and time
is enabled.
zone. This option is locked if Automatic time
zone is enabled.
• Use 24-hour format: Tap to use 24-hour
Settings.
format (as opposed to 12-hour with AM
and PM).
2. Tap Date and time. The following options are
available:
• Automatic date and time: Tap On/Off to use
the time on the mobile and/or Wi-Fi network. If
this option is enabled, you cannot manually set
the date and time.
• Automatic time zone: Tap On/Off to use the
time zone detected on the mobile and/or Wi-Fi
network. If this option is enabled, you cannot
manually set the time zone.
• Set date: Tap to manually set the date. This
option is locked if Automatic date and time
is enabled.
Settings
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Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features
that make using the device easier for those
with certain physical disabilities.
• Magnification gestures: Use exaggerated
Note: You can download additional accessibility
applications from the Google Play store.
• Magnifier window: Magnify content shown on
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
gestures such as triple-tapping, double
pinching, and dragging two fingers across
the screen.
the screen.
• Color inversion: Reverse the display of screen
Settings.
colors from white text on a black background
to black text on a white background.
2. Tap Accessibility for options:
Vision
Dark screen: Keep the screen turned off at all
times for privacy.
• Color correction: Adjust the color of the
•
screen if you are color blind or have difficulty
reading the display because of the screen
color.
• Rapid key input: Release your finger to enter
selection instead of double tapping.
Settings
•
Speak passwords: Read the characters
aloud as you enter your passwords.
•
Font size: Set the font size.
• Accessibility shortcut: Quickly enable
accessibility features in two quick steps.
• Text-to-speech options: Set your preferred
TTS engine and options.
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Accessibility
Hearing
Turn off all sounds: Turn off all notifications and audio for additional privacy.
More Settings
Direction lock: Unlock the screen by swiping
in a series of four to eight directions.
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• Samsung subtitles (CC): Use Samsung • Notification reminder: Beep at set intervals to
• Google subtitles (CC): Use Google subtitles
• Single tap mode: Tap to stop/snooze alarms
• Left and right sound balance: Use the slider
• Manage accessibility: Export your subtitles with multimedia files when available
remind you of any unread notifications.
with multimedia files when available.
and calendar events.
to set the Left and Right balance when using a
stereo device.
accessibility settings and share them with another device.
• Mono audio: Switch audio from stereo to mono for use with one earphone.
Dexterity
Assistant menu: Improve the device
accessibility for users with reduced dexterity.
•
• Press and hold delay: Select a time interval for this tap gesture.
Settings
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Accessibility
Services
TalkBack: Speak feedback aloud to help blind
and low-vision users.
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TalkBack can collect all of the text you
enter, except passwords, including
personal data and credit card numbers.
It may also log your user interface
interactions with the device.
• Switch Access: Use this option to control your
device using configurable key combinations.
• Additional accessibility apps may be downloaded from the Google Play store. Certain accessibility services you install may be configured here.
Settings
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Accessibility
Help
View tips and guidelines for using your
device.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Settings.
2. Tap Help for:
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Settings
How-to videos
Useful tips
User guide
My Verizon mobile
Icon glossary
Getting started
Applications
Settings
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Help
About Device
• Additional device information includes the
View information about your device, including
status, legal information, hardware and
software versions, and a tutorial.
1. From a Home screen, tap
Apps >
Model number, Android version, Kernel
version, Build number, SE for Android status,
Hardware version, Security software version,
and more.
Settings.
2. Tap About device, and then tap items for more
details:
• Icon glossary: View information about the status icons and notification icons used on the Status bar.
• Status: View the status of the battery, network, and other information.
• Legal information: Display open source licenses, Google legal information, and Samsung legal information.
• Device name: View and change your device’s name.
Settings
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About 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. Tap Check for new system update to check for
available software updates to download and install.
Settings
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System Updates
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