Samsung GT-P5113 User manual

Samsung GT-P5113 User manual
A N D R O I D
T A B L E T
User Manual
Please read this manual before operating your
device and keep it for future reference.
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Table of Contents
Section 1: Getting Started ...........................6
Understanding This User Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Turning Your Device On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Setting Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Retrieving Your Google Account Password . . . . 11
Using Google Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Task Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Galaxy Tab Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Securing Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Status Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Quick Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Status Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Primary Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Widgets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
App Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Wallpapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Mini App Tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Apps Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Section 2: Understanding Your Device .....17
Section 3: Entering Text ........................... 43
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Top View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Back and Bottom Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Navigating Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Samsung Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Text Input Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Changing the Input Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Using the Samsung Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Using the Handwriting Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . .48
Using Speech Recognition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
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Section 4: Contacts and Accounts ........... 51
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Favorites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 5: Messaging ............................... 61
Types of Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Google Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Messenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
ChatON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 6: Internet and Social
Networking ............................................. 79
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Latitude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Play Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Play Magazines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Section 7: Music ......................................101
Play Music App . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Viewing Your Music Library . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Music Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Music Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 8: Photos and Video ...................117
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Photo Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Media Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Maker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 9: Connections ...........................134
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wi-Fi Direct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Managing Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Kies Via Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
Synchronizing with Windows Media Player . . 142
Connecting as a Mass Storage Device . . . . . . 142
Section 10: Applications and Widgets ...143
Update Available . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
GPS Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
AllShare Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
Amazon Kindle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
ChatON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Dropbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Dual Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Game Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
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Latitude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153
Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153
Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153
Media Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153
Memo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154
Messenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155
Music Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155
Music Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155
My Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156
Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157
Netflix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157
Next Issue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157
Photo Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158
Play Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158
Play Magazines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158
Play Movies & TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158
Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158
Play Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159
Polaris Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160
Readers Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160
S Planner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161
S Suggest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164
Samsung Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Screensaver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Smart Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Task Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Maker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
World Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Yahoo! Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Yahoo! News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 11: Settings ............................... 171
Accessing Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wireless and Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Personal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 12: Health and Safety
Information ............................................203
Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals . .
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
Certification Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
FCC Part 15 Information to User . . . . . . . . . .
Smart Practices While Driving . . . . . . . . . . .
Battery Use and Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Samsung Mobile Products and Recycling . . .
UL Certified Travel Charger . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Display / Touch-Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
GPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Care and Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Responsible Listening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Operating Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Restricting Children's Access to Your
Mobile Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
FCC Notice and Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other Important Safety Information . . . . . . . .
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Section 13: Warranty Information ..........222
Standard Limited Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222
End User License Agreement for Software . . . 227
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Index ......................................................... 233
Section 1: Getting Started
This section helps you to quickly start using your device.
Understanding This User Manual
The sections of this manual generally follow the features of
your device. A robust index for features begins on page 233.
Also included is important safety information, beginning on
page 203, that you should know before using your device.
This manual gives navigation instructions according to the
default display settings. If you select other settings,
navigation steps may be different.
Unless otherwise specified, all instructions in this manual
assume that you are starting from a Home screen. To get to a
Home screen, you may need to unlock the device. For more
information, refer to “Securing Your Device” on page 15.
Note: Instructions in this manual are based on default settings
and may vary from your device depending on the
software version on your device and any changes to the
device’s settings.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user manual
start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
All screen images in this manual are simulated. Actual
displays may vary depending on the software version of
your device and any changes to the device’s settings.
Special Text
In this manual, some text is set apart from the rest. This
special text is intended to point out important information,
share quick methods for activating features, define terms,
and more. The definitions for these methods are as follows:
• Notes: Presents alternative options for the current feature, menu,
or sub-menu.
• Tips: Provides quick or innovative methods or useful shortcuts.
• Important: Points out important information about the current
feature that could affect performance.
• Warning: Brings important information to your attention that can
help to prevent loss of data or functionality or damage to your
device.
Getting Started
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Text Conventions
This manual provides condensed information about how to
use your device. To make this possible, the following text
conventions are used to represent often-used steps:
➔ Arrows are used to represent the sequence of selecting
successive options in longer, or repetitive, procedures. For
example:
From a Home screen, touch
➔ Display ➔ Screen timeout.
Apps ➔
Settings
Battery
Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard Li-Ion
battery. A Wall/USB Charger (Charging Head and USB cable)
are included with the device for charging the battery.
Note: The battery comes partially charged. You must fully
charge the battery before using your device for the first
time.
After the first charge, you can use the device while
charging.
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Warning! Use only approved charging devices. Approved
accessories are designed to maximize battery life.
Using other accessories may invalidate your
warranty and may cause damage.
Battery Indicator
The Battery icon
in the Status Bar shows the battery
power level. When battery power is 15% or less, your device
prompts you to charge the battery. If you continue to operate
the device without charging, the device powers off. For
battery use information, see “About Device” on page 201.
Tip: Touch the Time field to display battery charge status.
Charging the Battery
Your device comes with a Wall/USB Charger (Outlet
Connector, Charging Head, and USB cable) to charge your
device from any standard AC power outlet.
Note: The battery comes partially charged. You must fully
charge the battery before using your device for the first
time.
After the first charge, you can use the device while
charging.
1. Insert the USB cable into the Charging Head (1).
3. Plug the Charging Head into a standard AC power
outlet.
Correct
Charging
Head
Incorrect
2. Insert the USB cable into the device’s Charger/
Accessory Port (2).
Warning! While the device is charging, if the touch screen
does not function due to an unstable power supply,
unplug the USB power adapter from the power outlet
or unplug the USB cable from the device.
4. When charging is complete, unplug the Charging Head
from the power outlet and remove the USB cable from
the device.
Getting Started
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Turning Your Device On and Off
Setting Up Your Device
Turning Your Device On
Press and hold the Power/Lock Key
.
For more information, refer to
“Unlocking the Device” on
page 15.
Note: Your device’s internal
antenna is located along the
top back of the device. Do not
block the antenna; doing so
may affect signal quality and
may cause the device to
operate at a higher power level
than is necessary. For more
information, refer to “GPS
Applications” on page 143.
2. Touch Start.
Wi-Fi
Make sure the Wi-Fi OFF / ON icon is set to ON
choose one of the following options:
Turning Your Device Off
1. Press and hold the Power/Lock Key
2. At the prompt, touch Power off ➔ OK.
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When you first turn on your device, you are asked to set up a
few things. To do that, the following screens display. Some
screens can be skipped (touch Skip) or re-displayed (touch
Back). Some screens display depending on the options you
choose.
Select Language
1. Touch the language field, scroll through the list, and
touch the language you want your device to use, such
as, English (United States).
.
and
Touch Add network to enter a Network SSID that is not
listed.
Touch Scan to make sure you have an accurate list of
Wi-Fi networks.
Touch one of the Wi-Fi networks in the list, enter the
password, and touch Connect. Touch and connect to
another Wi-Fi network or touch Next to continue.
Touch Skip to perform this task later. For more
information, refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 171.
Set Date and Time
1. Touch the time zone field (GMT+00:00) and select the
correct time zone.
2. Under Date, set the date (month, day, year), if
necessary.
3. Under Time, set the time (hour, minute, and AM or PM),
if necessary.
4. Touch Next.
Samsung Account
Sign in to your Samsung account to use Samsung services.
1. Touch variety of services to learn more.
2. Touch Create new account to create a Samsung
account.
– or –
Touch Sign in if you already have a Samsung account.
Touch Restore and Auto backup, if desired. Touch Next.
– or –
Touch Skip to perform this task later. For more
information, refer to “Signing In to your Samsung
Account” on page 185.
Make it Google
Your new device uses your Google account to fully use its
Android features, including Gmail, Maps, Navigation, Google
Talk, and Google PlayTM.
The Make it Google screen allows you to create a new
Google account or sign in, if you already have a Google
account.
Note: If you skipped Wi-Fi setup, the Wi-Fi setup screen
displays and you must connect through a Wi-Fi network.
Touch Sign in and then enter the email address and
password of your existing account.
– or –
Touch Get an account or enter the email address and
password of your existing account.
– or –
Getting Started
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Touch Not now to perform this task later. For more
information, refer to “Setting Up Your Gmail Account”
on page 61.
Enable Purchases
This screen displays if you signed in to your Google account.
Enter purchase information for your Google Play
account and touch Save.
– or –
Touch Skip.
Backup and Restore
This screen also displays if you signed in to your Google
account.
1. Read the backup and restore information.
2. Enable either or both options.
3. Touch Next.
The Restoring screen displays while your information is
being restored.
Use Google Location
1. Read the information on the screen and enable either
or both of the Google location services.
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2. Touch Next to continue.
This Tablet Belongs To ...
To personalize the tablet with your name:
1. Touch the First and Last fields and use the on-screen
keyboard to enter you first and last name.
2. Touch Next.
Setup Complete
Congratulations! Your device is set up and ready to use.
Touch Finish.
The main Home screen displays.
Retrieving Your Google Account
Password
A Google account password is required for Google
applications. If you misplace or forget your Google Account
password, follow these instructions to retrieve it:
1. From your computer, use an Internet browser to
navigate to http://google.com/accounts.
2. Once the URL loads, click on the Can’t access your
account? link and follow the on-screen instructions.
Using Google Maps
In order to use some applications related to Google Maps,
you must first connect Wi-Fi. For more information, refer to
“Wi-Fi” on page 171.
You must also enable location services to use Google Maps.
Some features require Standalone or Google location
services. For more information, refer to “Location Services”
on page 186.
Task Manager
Your device can run applications simultaneously and some
applications run in the background.
Use Task Manager to see which applications are running on
your device and to end running applications to extend battery
life. You can also uninstall applications from your device and
see how much memory is used by applications.
Task Manager Pop-Up
The Task manager pop-up provides information about Active
applications and includes a RAM manager. It also has a link to
the Task Manager application.
To access the Task manager pop-up:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Task manager.
➔
– or –
Mini App Tray
Add the Application monitor widget to a Home screen
and then touch Active applications on the Application
monitor widget. For more information, refer to
“Widgets” on page 29.
The Task manager pop-up displays.
2. Touch the Active applications tab to view applications
running on your device. Touch
to end an
application or End all to stop all running applications.
3. Touch the RAM manager tab to display the amount of
Random Access Memory (RAM) currently in use. Touch
Clear memory to clear inactive and background
processes.
4. Touch
in the top right corner of the Task manager
pop-up to close the application.
5. Touch
in the top left corner to display the Task
Manager application.
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Task Manager Application
The Task Manager application provides information about
applications, including Active applications, Downloaded, RAM
manager, Storage, and Help.
To access the Task Manager:
1. From any screen, touch and hold
touch
in the top left corner.
– or –
Home and then
Access Task Manager from the Task manager pop-up.
For more information, refer to “Task Manager Pop-Up”
on page 12.
– or –
Touch
Navigation and then touch Task manager.
2. Touch Active applications to view applications running
on your device. Touch End to end an application or
End all to end all running applications.
3. Touch Downloaded to view applications installed from
Google Play. Touch Uninstall to remove an application
from your device.
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4. Touch RAM manager to display the amount of Random
Access Memory (RAM) currently in use. Touch Clear
memory to clear inactive and background processes.
5. Touch Storage to view internal (Device memory) and
external (SD card) storage memory statistics.
6. Touch Help to view useful tips for extending battery life.
Memory Card
Your device supports removable microSD™ or microSDHC™
memory cards with maximum capacities of 32 GB
(depending on the memory card manufacturer and type).
Memory cards are used to store music, photos, videos, and
other files.
Note: You can only store music files that you own (from a CD
or purchased with the device) on a memory card.
Installing a Memory Card
1. Open the Memory Card Slot cover and turn to expose
the slot.
2. With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide the
memory card into the slot (1), pushing gently until it
clicks into place (2).
3. Replace the Memory Card Slot cover.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Storage.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Under SD card, touch Unmount SD card.
Correct
Incorrect
Removing a Memory Card
Important! To prevent damage to information stored on the
memory card, unmount the card before removing it
from the device.
3. Open the Memory Card Slot cover and turn to expose
the slot.
4. Gently press down on the memory card (1), so that
it pops out from the slot, and carefully pull the card
out (2).
5. Replace the Memory Card Slot cover.
For more information, refer to “Memory Card” on page 141.
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Galaxy Tab Accessories
To find accessories for your Galaxy Tab:
1. Go to http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/galaxy-tabaccessories.
Galaxy Tab accessories display.
2. Use your model number to find compatible
accessories.
Securing Your Device
By default, the device locks automatically when the screen
times out or you can lock it manually. You can unlock the
device using one of the default Unlock screens or, for
increased security, use a personal screen unlock pattern.
For more information about creating and enabling a Screen
unlock pattern, see “Screen Lock” on page 186.
For other settings related to securing your device, see
“Location Services” on page 186.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this User Manual
start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
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Locking the device manually
Press the Power/Lock Key
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Unlocking the Device
1. Press the Power/Lock Key
The Lock screen displays.
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2. Swipe across the screen as shown.
Note: You can customize the Lock screen and set the type of
Screen Unlock you want to use (Face unlock, Pattern,
PIN, or Password). For more information, refer to
“Security” on page 186.
Troubleshooting
If your device has fatal errors, hangs up, or freezes, you may
need to reset the device to regain functionality.
• If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the
Power/Lock Key
for 8 to 10 seconds.
The last screen you accessed displays.
Tip: Touch one of the app shortcut icons and then swipe to
launch that application.
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Section 2: Understanding Your Device
This section outlines key features of your device and
describes the screen and the icons that appear when the
device is in use. It also shows how to navigate through the
device.
Features
• 10.1-inch WXGA (1280x800) TFT (PLS) LCD touch screen
• AndroidTM Version 4.0.4, Ice Cream Sandwich
• Bluetooth® 3.0 Wireless technology. For more information, refer
to “Bluetooth” on page 173.
• Built-in Wi-Fi technology (802.11 b/g/n)
• 3.2 Megapixel camera and camcorder plus 0.3 Megapixel
forward-facing VGA camera
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Full integration of Google applications (Gmail, YouTubeTM,
Google MapsTM, and Voice Search)
• Messaging Features:
– GmailTM
– Email (corporate and personal)
– Google TalkTM (Instant Messaging and Video Chat)
• Photo Gallery that supports GIF, AGIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, WBMP,
and WEBP formats
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• HD Video Player (1080p)
– Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, DivX, VP8, WMV7/8,
Sorenson Spark
– Format: 3GP (MP4), WMV (ASF), AVI (DivX), MKV, FLV, WEBM
• DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to HD 1080p, including
premium content
• Supports HDMI/MHL connections to connect electronic devices to
high-definition televisions (HDTVs) and displays.
• Music player that supports MP3, AAC/AAC+/EAAC+, WMA,
OGG (vorbis), FLAC, AC-3 (only with video), and Vorbis formats
• 1GB RAM memory and 16GB on-board memory, which is used for
data storage and access
• Support for microSDTM and microSDHCTM Memory Cards
• Preloaded applications such as AllShare PlayTM, Google PlayTM
Books, Google PlayTM Store, Music Hub, Polaris® Office,
Readers Hub, and Samsung Media Hub. For more information,
refer to “Applications” on page 38.
Warning! This device does not support some USB storage
media devices. For more information, refer to
“Galaxy Tab Accessories” on page 15.
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Front View
The following items can be found on the front of your device
as illustrated.
1. External Speakers: Used in music or video playback,
notification tones, and for other sounds.
2. Light Sensor: Used to control screen brightness
automatically and when taking photos with the
front-facing Camera.
3. Front-facing Camera Lens: Used when taking photos or
recording videos.
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4. Display Screen: The orientation of the display screen
rotates with the tablet as you turn it. You can turn this
feature on and off. For more information, refer to
“Auto-Rotate Screen” on page 179.
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Top View
Back and Bottom Views
The following items can be found on the top of your device as
illustrated.
1. 3.5mm Headset Jack: Plug in for headphones.
2. Infrared Blaster: Used to emit infrared signals used for
controlling external devices. For more information,
refer to “Smart Remote” on page 166.
3. Memory Card Slot: Install a memory card for storage of
files.
The following items can be found on the back and bottom of
your device.
1. Camera Lens: Used when taking photos or recording
videos.
2. Microphone: Used for voice recording or video chat.
3. Charger/Accessory Port: Plug in a USB cable for
charging or to sync music and files.
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4. Volume Key: From a Home screen, press to adjust
Master Volume. During music playback, press to adjust
volume.
5. Power/Lock Key: Press and hold to turn the device on or
off. Press to lock the device or to wake the screen for
unlocking.
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Home Screen
The Home screen is the starting point for using your device.
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Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user manual
start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
1. Google Search: Search the web by typing or speaking.
For more information, refer to “Search” on page 99.
2. Widgets: Applications that run on the Home screen.
These widgets are found on the Home screen by
default. For more information, refer to “Widgets” on
page 29.
3. Home screen: The starting point for using your device.
Place shortcuts, widgets and other items to customize
your device to your needs.
4. App Shortcuts: Shortcuts to common applications. For
more information, refer to “App Shortcuts” on
page 33.
5. Apps: Display the Apps screen.
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6. Back: Return to the previous screen or option.
7. Home: Display the central Home screen. Touch and
hold to display the Task Manager pop-up.
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8. Navigation: Open a list of thumbnail images of apps
you have worked with recently. Touch an App to open
it. Touch and hold to display the Apps screen. Touch
and then touch Task manager to display the Task
Manager.
9. Quick Launch: This softkey can be set to launch several
different applications. The default setting is Screen
capture. For more information, refer to “Quick Launch”
on page 179.
10. Primary Shortcuts: Shortcuts to common features.
These shortcuts are found on the Home screen by
default. For more information, refer to “Primary
Shortcuts” on page 29.
11. Mini App Tray: Shortcuts to apps that you can use
anytime, such as a calculator, email, and a music
player. For more information, refer to “Mini App Tray”
on page 35.
12. System Bar: The area along the bottom of the Home
screen where you can find navigation buttons and
icons that show notifications, battery power, and
connection details.
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13. Notification Icons: Presents icons to show notifications
from the system or from an application. Touch a
Notification Icon to display more detail. For a list of
icons, see “Status Bar” on page 28.
14. Time: The current time. For more information, refer to
“Date and Time” on page 197.
15. Status Icons: Indicate the status of your tablet. Touch
the Time / Status Icons area to display the Status
Details panel. For more information, refer to “Status
Bar” on page 28.
Extended Home Screen
The Home screen consists of the Home panel, plus four
panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more
space for adding shortcuts and widgets.
Slide your finger horizontally across the screen to scroll to
the left or right side panels. As you scroll, the indicator at the
top of the display shows your current position.
Note: The center panel displays when you touch
Home.
Customizing the Home Screens
Adding and Removing Home Screen Panels
To customize the Home screens to suit your preferences:
1. Navigate to one of the Home screen panels.
Your device comes with seven Home screen panels. You can
customize the Home screen by removing or adding panels.
2. Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
pop-up displays.
Note: The panel in the center position displays when you touch
Home.
3. Touch Add to Home screen, and then touch:
• Apps and widgets to add app or widget shortcuts on the
Home screen
• Folder to add a folder on a Home screen. For more
information, refer to “Folders” on page 34.
• Page to add or remove a Home screen. For more information,
refer to “Adding and Removing Home Screen Panels”
on page 22.
1. From a Home screen, pinch the screen from the left
and right side to the center to display the editing
screen.
– or –
Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
pop-up displays. Under Add to Home screen, touch
Page.
– or –
Set a new wallpaper. For more information, refer to
“Wallpapers” on page 35.
Display Settings
You can customize display screen settings to your
preferences. For more information, refer to “Display” on
page 178.
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2. Use these controls to configure panels:
Remove: Touch and drag a panel to the Trash
Can to remove the panel from the Home
screen.
Add: Touch to add a new panel, up to a total
of seven. This option is available when less
than seven panels have been added.
Default Home Page: Touch the Home icon at
the upper right corner of a panel to set it as
the default home screen.
3. To rearrange the order of panels, touch and drag a
panel to a new location.
4. Touch
Back to return to the Home screen
Navigating Your Device
Use command buttons and the touch screen to navigate.
Command Buttons
Back
Touch
step.
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Note: When the on-screen keyboard is active,
Keyboard displays.
Close
Home
Touch
Home to display the first center Home screen.
Navigation
Touch
Navigation to open a list of thumbnail images of
apps you have worked with recently. Touch an App to open it.
Touch Remove all to clear all thumbnail images.
Touch Task manager to display the Task Manager.
Screen Capture
Touch
Screen Capture to capture an image of
the current screen and edit the image, then touch
Save to save the image. Touch and hold to
capture and add an image of the current screen to
the clipboard.
Note: A copy of the screenshot is automatically saved to the
clipboard.
Back to return to the previous screen, option, or
To view the screen shots:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
My Files.
Apps
2. Touch sdcard ➔ Pictures ➔ Screenshots.
3. Touch a screen capture file to display it.
Note: This softkey can be modified to launch other
applications. For more information, refer to “Quick
Launch” on page 179.
Other Buttons
Google Search
Touch
Google to search the web or your device.
Context-Sensitive Menus
Context-sensitive menus offer options for features or
screens. To access context-sensitive menus:
• Touch
Menu to display a list of options.
• Touch an option in the list.
Application Bar
The Application Bar is the area along the top of various
application screens. It usually contains the Search and Menu
icons, as well as other icons that are used to display options
and settings.
Screen Navigation
Touch
Touch items to select or launch them. For example:
• Touch the on-screen keyboard to enter characters or text.
• Touch a menu item to select it.
• Touch an application’s icon to launch the application.
Touch and Hold
Activate on-screen items. For example:
• Touch and hold a widget on the home screen to move it.
• Touch and hold on a field to display a pop-up menu of options.
Swipe, Flick, or Slide
Swipe, flick, or slide your finger vertically or horizontally
across the screen. For example:
• Unlocking the screen.
• Scrolling the Home screens or a menu.
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Pinch
Use two fingers, such as your index finger
and thumb, to make an inward pinch
motion on the screen, as if you are picking
something up, or an outward motion by
sweeping your fingers out.
For example:
• Pinch a photo in Gallery to zoom in.
• Pinch a webpage to zoom in or out.
Notifications
When you receive a notification, the Notification icon displays
in the System Bar, to the left of the Time. Notifications
indicate the arrival of Gmail, Email, alarms, and more.
Touch a Notification icon for more detail. For example, touch
a Gmail Notification icon to see who sent the message.
Touch the Time field to open the Notifications list to view all
of your current notifications. Touch a Notification in the list to
display the item. For example, touch a Gmail entry to open
the Gmail application and view the message.
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Most apps that send notifications, such as Gmail and Google
Talk, have individual settings that can be configured. See the
settings for individual applications in the applicable section
of this user manual.
Status Details
To display the current date and time, battery status, and
Wi-Fi connectivity status, open Status Details.
1. Touch the Time in the Status Bar.
The Status Details display. If you have any current
notifications, their summaries are listed below the
Notifications title.
2. Touch a notification summary to respond to it.
3. Touch outside the Status Details screen to close the
window.
Quick Settings
To view and control the most common settings for your
tablet, as well as accessing the complete Settings
application, open the Quick Settings panel.
1. Touch the Time in the System Bar.
The Quick Settings pop-up displays.
2. Touch the time at the top of the pop-up to display a
Date and time pop-up. Touch Use 24-hour format to
enable the 24-hour format. Touch Set date and time to
display the Date & time settings screen. For more
information, refer to “Date and Time” on page 197.
3. The Quick Settings are:
• Wi-Fi: Touch to enable or disable Wi-Fi. For more information,
refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 134.
• GPS: Touch to enable or disable Standalone GPS services.
For more information, refer to “Use GPS Satellites” on
page 186.
• Sound / Mute: Touch to enable or disable sound mode.
• Screen rotation: When On the screen rotates automatically
from landscape to portrait and vice versa. When Off the screen
is fixed in the current mode, either portrait or landscape. For
more information, refer to “Auto-Rotate Screen” on
page 179.
• Power saving: When enabled, your device automatically
analyzes the screen and adjusts the brightness to conserve
battery power. For more information, refer to “Power
Saving” on page 180.
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Sweep the pop-up to the left to see additional settings.
• Notification: Touch to enable or disable system and application
notifications. For more information, refer to “Notifications”
on page 25.
• Bluetooth: Touch to enable or disable Bluetooth. For more
information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 136.
• Driving mode: New notifications are read aloud when enabled.
Quick Settings also display icons under the Notifications
heading to alert you to activity on the tablet such as new
messages, application downloads, software updates, and
more. The following table lists those icons.
• Sync: Synchronizes your device with the network.
Synchronizes contacts, email, time, and a variety of accounts.
Download Successful: A recent application download
or update completed successfully.
• Brightness: Touch and drag the slider to set the brightness or
touch Auto to allow the device to set brightness automatically
based on available light and battery charge status. For more
information, refer to “Brightness” on page 178.
New Email Message: You have new email. Touch
Reply to view and answer the email.
New Gmail Message: You have new Gmail. Touch the
icon for additional information.
• Settings: Touch to open the Settings application. For more
information, refer to “Settings” on page 171.
Google Talk Invitation: Someone has invited you to
chat using Google Talk.
• Notifications: Displays system notifications. For more
information, refer to “Notifications” on page 25.
Wi-Fi networks available: An open Wi-Fi network is
in range.
4. Touch Clear to remove Notification Icons from the
System Bar.
5. Touch a notification entry to display the details.
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6. Close the Quick Settings by touching X in the upper,
right corner of the Quick Settings pop-up or by
touching outside the Quick Settings screen.
Samsung account: Set up your Samsung account.
For more information, refer to “Signing In to your
Samsung Account” on page 185.
Software update: There is a software update
available for this device.
Updates Available: Updates to the applications you
have downloaded are available.
Status Bar
The Status Bar is part of the System Bar and displays icons
to show network status, battery power, and other details.
Battery Fully Charged: When the battery is fully
charged, this indicator is displayed.
Battery Level: Shown fully charged.
Charging Indicator: Battery is charging.
Device Power Critical: Battery has only three percent
power remaining. At about 15 percent power
remaining, a popup is displayed to remind you to
charge immediately.
USB Connection Indicator: The device is connected
to a computer using a USB cable, but it is not
charging. The battery is only charged while
connected to a computer, if the device is turned off.
When the device is off, press the Power/Lock key to
see the battery charging indicator.
Download in progress: An application is being
downloaded to the device.
Airplane Mode: Indicates that the Airplane Mode is
active, which allows you to use many of your
device’s features, but it cannot access online
information or applications.
Set up input methods: When the keyboard is being
displayed, touch this icon to display a menu of quick
keyboard settings.
Bluetooth Active: Bluetooth is turned on. For more
information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 136.
Bluetooth Connected: Your device is connected to a
Bluetooth device.
Wi-Fi Active: Wi-Fi is connected, active, and
communicating with a Wireless Access Point (WAP).
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Wi-Fi Direct: Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is active
and your tablet is connected to another device. For
more information, refer to “Wi-Fi Direct” on
page 135.
GPS Active: Displays when GPS is active.
Alarm Set: Displays when you set an alarm to ring at
a specified time. For more information, refer to
“Alarm” on page 144.
Event: This is a notification for one or more events.
For more information, refer to “Creating an Event or
Task” on page 162.
Screenshot Captured: A screenshot has been
captured. For more information, refer to “Screen
Capture” on page 23.
Nearby Devices: The Nearby devices setting is
enabled. For more information, refer to “Nearby
Devices” on page 176.
Primary Shortcuts
Primary Shortcuts appear at the bottom of the main Home
screen.
Tip: The main Home screen is usually the center Home screen.
The default Primary Shortcuts are: Readers Hub, Email,
Camera, YouTube, Maps, Internet, Samsung Apps, and Play
Store.
There are also application shortcuts on the second Home
screen, which are: S Planner, Gallery, Polaris Office, Dropbox,
Smart Remote, Amazon Kindle, Netflix, and Settings.
For more information, refer to “Applications” on page 38.
Application shortcuts can be added to any Home screen. For
more information, refer to “App Shortcuts” on page 33.
Widgets
When you first turn on your tablet, there are various widgets
on the center Home screen. They can also appear on the
Home screens to the left and right of the center Home
screen.
Widgets are self-contained applications that you can place
on the Home screens to access your favorite features.
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Adding Widgets to a Home screen
1. Navigate to the Home screen on which you want to
place the Widget.
2. From that Home screen, touch
Apps.
3. Touch the Widgets tab.
Note: Swipe across the screen horizontally to view all Widgets.
4. Touch and hold the widget’s icon, then slide your finger
where you want to place the icon and release it.
Note: There must be room on the screen where you want to
place the widget, otherwise the widget will not add to
the Home screen.
5. Touch
Back to return to the Home screen.
Removing Widgets
Touch and hold the Widget until the
Delete icon
displays, then drag the widget toward the top of the
screen and drop it over the Delete icon.
Widget Options
The following widgets are available.
• AccuWeather.com: Display the forecast from AccuWeather.
Touch the widget to choose locations.
• Application monitor: This application acts as a task manager
that monitors and controls active or downloaded programs, RAM,
or Storage. For more information, refer to “Task Manager” on
page 12.
• Book: Touch this widget and then touch a book for quick access
to the book. For more information, refer to “Play Books” on
page 96.
• Bookmark: Choose one of your Internet bookmarks then touch
the widget to open the website. For more information, refer to
“Internet” on page 79..
• Calendar: Displays a list of your events. For more
information, refer to “S Planner” on page 161.
• Clock (simple): Display a simple, analog clock.
• Clock (Unique): Display a unique, analog clock.
• Contact: Display a link to one of your contacts to quickly
compose an Email or Gmail message. For more information, refer
to “Messaging” on page 61.
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• Contact: Display a shortcut to one of your contact entries. For
more information, refer to “Contacts” on page 52.
• Digital clock: Display the digital time, the day, and the date.
• Directions & Navigation: Get directions and navigation from
Google Maps. For more information, refer to “Maps” on
page 90.
• DropboxTM Folder: An application that lets you take your photos,
docs, and videos anywhere. For more information, refer to
“Dropbox” on page 150.
• Dual clock (analog): Display the date and time for two
different locations using analog clocks. For more
information, refer to “Dual Clock” on page 151.
• Game Hub: Access social and premium games. Join Game Hub to
enjoy free games with your friends. For more information, refer to
“Game Hub” on page 152.
• Gmail: Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email. For more information, refer to “Gmail” on page 61.
• Gmail label: Access a Gmail label. Displays once a Gmail account
is set up. Touch the label to which you want to link. For more
information, refer to “Setting Up Your Gmail Account” on
page 61.
• Google Play Books: Read eBooks from the web-based
Google Play Books service. For more information, refer to
“Play Books” on page 96.
• Dual clock (digital): Display the date and time for two
• Google Play Music: Use this widget to control the playback of
different locations using a digital format. For more
information, refer to “Dual Clock” on page 151.
songs playing in the Music app. For more information, refer to
“Options While Playing a Song” on page 106.
• Email: Display your email inbox. For more information, refer to
“Email” on page 66.
• Email account: Access an Email account. Appears once an Email
account is set up. If you have more than one Email account set
up, touch the one to which you want to link. For more information,
refer to “Email” on page 66.
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• Google Search: Display a Google Search bar. For more
information, refer to “Search” on page 99.
• Google+ posts: Display a shortcut to Google+ posts. For more
information, refer to “Google+” on page 152.
• Latitude: Displays your current location. Touch the location to
open Maps, touch the check mark to open the Check in at popup, or touch the Refresh button to update your LatitudeTM list of
friends. For more information, refer to “Latitude” on page 88.
• Media Hub: Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest
movie and TV content. You can rent or purchase your favorite
content and watch from the convenience of anywhere. For more
information, refer to “Media Hub” on page 131.
• Memo: Create and save a memo on a Home screen. For more
information, refer to “Memo” on page 154.
• Mono audio: Enable mono sound when listening to audio with
one earbud.
• Music Hub: Allows you to purchase and download songs.
For more information, refer to “Music Hub” on page 115.
• Music Player: The Music Player allows you to play music files
that you have stored on your device and memory card. You can
also create playlists. For more information, refer to “Music
Player” on page 113.
• Music playlist: Choose a music playlist to access from a home
• Picture frame: Allows you to select one or more pictures and then
touch the arrow on the widget for a slide show. For more
information, refer to “Gallery” on page 125.
• Play Store: Download applications from the Google Play™ Store.
For more information, refer to “Play Store” on page 159.
• S Bookmarks: Create bookmarks for your favorite websites. For
more information, refer to “Using Bookmarks” on page 82.
• S Planner (mini today): Use S Planner to organize events and
tasks for a day. For more information, refer to “S Planner” on
page 161.
• S Planner (month): Use S Planner to organize events and tasks for
a month. For more information, refer to “S Planner” on
page 161.
• S Planner (task): Use S Planner to view and edit tasks. For more
information, refer to “S Planner” on page 161.
• S Suggest: Recommends popular applications, when your device
is connected to a Wi-Fi, that are guaranteed to be compatible with
your device. For more information, refer to “S Suggest” on
page 164.
screen. For more information, refer to “Playing, Renaming, or
Deleting a Playlist” on page 108.
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• Settings shortcut: Allows you to create a shortcut to a particular
Settings item. For more information, refer to “Settings” on
page 171.
• Software update: This shortcut makes updating your device
software even easier. For more information, refer to “Software
Update” on page 202.
• Traffic: Enter a name for the widget and a destination, and then
touch Save. Touch the widget to use the Traffic component of the
Maps application. For more information, refer to “Maps” on
page 90.
• Video player: Play and manage videos stored on your tablet. For
more information, refer to “Video Player” on page 124.
• Yahoo! Finance: Search for and add stocks. For more
information, refer to “Yahoo! Finance” on page 168.
• Yahoo! News: Display current news and much more from Yahoo!
For more information, refer to “Yahoo! News” on page 170.
• YouTube: Search YouTube and watch videos. For more
information, refer to “YouTube” on page 99.
App Shortcuts
Use App Shortcuts for quick access to applications or
features, such as Email or other applications.
1. Navigate to the Home screen on which you want to
place the App Shortcut.
2. Touch
– or –
Apps.
Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
options pop-up displays.
Touch Add to Home screen ➔ Apps and widgets.
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3. Touch the Apps tab.
4. Touch and hold the application icon, then slide your
finger where you want to place the icon and release it.
For a list of applications, see “Apps Screen” on
page 37.
5. Touch and hold the App Shortcut and then drag the
application icon to reposition it on the Home screen.
Removing App Shortcuts
Touch and hold the App Shortcut until
Delete
displays at the top of the screen, then drag the App
Shortcut to the Delete icon.
Folders
Place Folders on the Home screen to organize items together
on the Home screen.
Adding Folders
3. Touch Add to Home screen ➔ Folder.
A new folder displays on the Home screen.
Managing Folders
To name a folder:
Touch the folder, touch the Unnamed folder field, and
use the keyboard to enter a name for the folder.
To add an App shortcut to a folder:
1. Add the App shortcut to the Home screen that the
folder is on.
2. Touch and hold the App shortcut, drag it to the folder,
and drop it.
To remove an App shortcut from a folder:
1. Touch the folder to view the contents.
2. Touch the App shortcut, drag it out of the folder, and
drop it on the Home screen.
To create a folder on a Home page:
1. Navigate to the desired Home screen.
2. Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
pop-up displays.
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Removing a Folder
Touch and hold the folder until the
Delete icon
displays, then drag the folder toward the top of the
screen and drop it over the Delete icon.
Note: Any App shortcuts in the folder are deleted.
Wallpapers
You can choose a picture to display on the Home Screen,
Lock screen, or on both the Home and Lock screens. Choose
from preloaded wallpaper images or select a photo you have
downloaded or taken with the Camera.
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold on the screen.
The Home screen options pop-up displays.
2. Touch Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock
screens.
The Select wallpaper from pop-up displays the
following options:
• Gallery: Access the Gallery to select a photo. Touch a photo to
select it. Crop and resize the picture, if desired. Touch Done to
save the picture as wallpaper. Touch Cancel to cancel.
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• Live wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded interactive animated
wallpapers. Touch a wallpaper to see an example. If available,
touch Settings to view options for the selection. Touch Set
wallpaper to save your choice. Touch
Back to return to
the Live wallpapers menu.
• Wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded wallpaper images. Touch
an image to view it. Touch Set wallpaper to save it as
wallpaper. Touch
Back to return to the Home screen.
Note: Live wallpapers is not available for the Lock screen.
Mini App Tray
There are shortcuts available that link to apps that you might
need while working in other apps, such as Alarm, Calculator,
Email, Music player, S Planner, Task manager, and World
clock. In some cases, these shortcuts are actually links to the
part of the app you need most and they contain a link to the
actual app where you can use other functions.
1. From any screen, touch
Mini App Tray at the
bottom, center of the screen.
The Mini App Tray icons display.
4. Touch options (such as
) to create new app items
(such as alarms or events).
5. Touch items in the body of the pop-up, such as an
email entry or keys on the Calculator.
6. Touch
to link to the application. For more
information, refer to “Applications” on page 38.
2. Touch Edit at the right side of the tray to customize the
Mini App Tray. For more information, refer to
“Customizing the Mini App Tray” on page 36.
3. Touch one of the icons to
display a mini app pop-up.
The pop-up varies depending
on the application. Various
controls display at the top of
the pop-up and other
information is displayed in
the body of the pop-up.
7. Touch
to close the mini app pop-up.
Customizing the Mini App Tray
You can choose applications to display on the Mini App Tray
and arrange them in any order.
Mini App Tray at the
1. From any screen, touch
bottom, center of the screen.
2. Touch Edit at the right side of the tray.
3. Touch and drag apps in and out of the tray or to
another position in the tray.
4. Touch Done to save your changes.
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Apps Screen
The Apps screen displays all applications installed on your
wireless device. Applications that you download and install
from Google Play™ or from the web are also added to a
Home screen.
The Apps icons are arranged in a customizable grid. To
arrange the Apps icons in alphabetical order:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ View type.
3. Touch Alphabetical grid.
To manually change the order of the icons on the Apps
screen:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Edit.
3. Touch and hold an icon and drag it to a new position.
4. Touch Save to save the changes.
You can place shortcuts to applications on the Home screen
for quick access to the application. For more information,
refer to “App Shortcuts” on page 33.
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To view your downloaded applications:
Apps.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Downloaded applications.
3. Touch an icon on the Downloaded applications screen
to launch the application.
– or –
Add an App Shortcut to a Home screen by dragging the
App icon onto the Home Screen. For more information,
refer to “App Shortcuts” on page 33.
Application Information
To view information about an App, such as the amount of
storage it uses, force the App to stop, uninstall updates, and
clear data:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch and hold an App icon, then drag it to
App info to open a screen with details about
the App.
3. Touch
Back to return to the Home screen.
Applications
The following is an alphabetical list of the applications that
come preloaded on your device.
Alarm: Schedule alarms to remind you of
appointments or events, or as a wake-up. For more
information, refer to “Alarm” on page 144.
AllShare PlayTM: Share your on-device media content
with other external devices using DLNA (Digital Living
Network Alliance) and built-in AllShare Play
technology. For more information, refer to “AllShare
Play” on page 146.
Amazon Kindle: Download Amazon® books to read
on your device. A shortcut to Amazon KindleTM
displays on a Home screen by default. For more
information, refer to “Amazon Kindle” on page 148.
Calculator: The calculator provides the basic
arithmetic functions to solve simple arithmetic
problems and advanced operators to solve more
complex problems. For more information, refer to
“Calculator” on page 148.
Camera: Take photos or record videos. A shortcut to
Camera displays on the Home screen by default. For
more information, refer to “Camera” on page 117.
ChatON: A smart-messaging app that gives you a
host of innovative ways to stay connected with all
your friends and family, regardless of their device or
platform. For more information, refer to “ChatON”
on page 78.
Contacts: Save and manage contact information for
your friends and colleagues. For more information,
refer to “Contacts and Accounts” on page 51.
Downloads: Files, apps, and other items you
download in Internet, Gmail, Email, or in other
ways, are stored on your tablet’s internal storage.
Use the Downloads app to view, reopen, or delete
what you have downloaded. For more information,
refer to “Downloads” on page 149.
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Dropbox: Provides access to your personal
computer files directly from your device. Let’s you
take your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. A
shortcut to Dropbox displays on a Home screen by
default. For more information, refer to “Dropbox”
on page 150.
Email: Send and receive email from your device. A
shortcut to Email displays on a Home screen by
default. For more information, refer to “Email” on
page 66.
Gallery: View and manage photos stored on your
device. A shortcut to Gallery displays on a Home
screen by default. For more information, refer to
“Gallery” on page 151.
Game Hub: Access social and premium games. Join
Game Hub to enjoy free games with your friends.
For more information, refer to “Game Hub” on
page 152.
Gmail: Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s
web-based email. For more information, refer to
“Gmail” on page 61.
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Google+: Share updates and see what is going on
around you with Google+. For more information,
refer to “Google+” on page 152.
Internet: Access the Internet. A shortcut to Internet
displays on the Home screen by default. For more
information, refer to “Internet” on page 79.
Latitude: Use Google Latitude to locate your friends
on a map and share or hide your location. For more
information, refer to “Latitude” on page 88.
Local: Use Google Local and Google Maps to find
places of interest and to add your own favorite
places. For more information, refer to “Local” on
page 90.
Maps: Find locations and get directions with Google
maps. A shortcut to Maps displays on the Home
screen by default. For more information, refer to
“Maps” on page 90.
Media Hub: Browse the latest movies and TV shows,
then rent or purchase the media for viewing on your
device. For more information, refer to “Media Hub”
on page 153.
Memo: Create text memos and use Bluetooth to
send memos. For more information, refer to
“Memo” on page 154.
Messenger: With Google MessengerTM, you can
bring groups of friends together into a simple group
conversation. For more information, refer to
“Messenger” on page 155.
Music Hub: Allows you to purchase and download
songs. For more information, refer to “Music Hub”
on page 115.
Music Player: Play music and other audio files that you
copy from your computer. For more information, refer
to “Viewing Your Music Library” on page 109.
My Files: Find, view and manage files stored on an
optional installed memory card. For more
information, refer to “My Files” on page 156.
Navigation: Use Google Maps NavigationTM to
search for locations, with turn-by-turn directions.
For more information, refer to “Navigation” on
page 94.
Netflix: Instantly watch TV shows and movies,
streaming from Netflix. A shortcut to Netflix displays
on a Home screen by default. For more information,
refer to “Netflix” on page 157.
Next Issue: Offers enhanced editions of the world’s
most popular magazines, optimized for tablets. For
more information, refer to “Next Issue” on page 157.
Photo editor: To perfect any photos stored on your
tablet, use Photo editor to crop, rotate, resize,
adjust color and contrast, and much more. For more
information, refer to “Photo Editor” on page 130.
Play Books: Read eBooks from the web-based
Google Play Books service. For more information,
refer to “Play Books” on page 96.
Play Magazines: Google Play Magazines helps you
subscribe to your favorite magazines so you can
have them available to read on your tablet at your
leisure. For more information, refer to “Play
Magazines” on page 98.
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Play Movies & TV: Use the Play Movies & TV app to
view movies you rent from Google Play™ Movies or
play any of your personal videos stored on your
tablet. For more information, refer to “Play Movies &
TV” on page 158.
Play Music: Play music and other audio files that you
copy from your computer with the Music app. For more
information, refer to “Play Music App” on
page 101.
Play Store: Browse, download, and install Android
applications. A shortcut to Play Store displays on
the Home screen by default. For more information,
refer to “Play Store” on page 159.
Polaris Office: This application provides a central
place for managing your documents online or
offline. A shortcut to Polaris® Office displays on a
Home screen by default. For more information, refer
to “Polaris Office” on page 160.
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Readers Hub: Provides access to millions of books
and novels, global and local newspapers languages,
and popular magazines in multiple languages. A
shortcut to Reader’s Hub displays on the Home
screen by default. For more information, refer to
“Readers Hub” on page 160.
S Planner: Record events and appointments to
manage your schedule. A shortcut to S Planner
displays on a Home screen by default. For more
information, refer to “S Planner” on page 161.
S Suggest: Recommends popular applications,
when your device is connected to a Wi-Fi, that are
guaranteed to be compatible with your device. For
more information, refer to “S Suggest” on page 164.
Samsung Apps: Connect to Samsung Apps and
make your smart device even smarter. Simply and
easily download an abundance of applications to
your device such as games, news, reference, social
networking, navigation, and more. A shortcut to
Samsung Apps displays on the Home screen by
default. For more information, refer to “Samsung
Apps” on page 165.
Screensaver: When your tablet screen automatically
times out, instead of a blank screen, enable the
Galaxy Tab Screensaver, which is actually an
action-packed video tour of all the fantastic features
that you will find on your Galaxy Tab. For more
information, refer to “Screensaver” on page 165.
Search: Search the web by typing or speaking. For
more information, refer to “Search” on page 99.
Settings: Configure your device to your preferences.
A shortcut to Settings displays on a Home screen by
default. For more information, refer to “Settings”
on page 171.
Smart Remote: Locate and watch programming on
your tv and then control your entertainment system
with gestures from the device. A shortcut to Smart
Remote displays on a Home screen by default. For
more information, refer to “Smart Remote” on
page 166.
Video maker: Create a movie, using a video you
download or record with Camera, or by combining
images. Add audio, to create a soundtrack, then
share your movie with your friends. For more
information, refer to “Video Maker” on page 167.
Video player: Play and manage videos stored on
your tablet. For more information, refer to “Video
Player” on page 124.
World clock: View the date and time in any time
zone. For more information, refer to “World Clock”
on page 167.
YouTube: View and upload YouTube videos, right
from your device. A shortcut to YouTube displays on
the Home screen by default. For more information,
refer to “YouTube” on page 99.
Talk: Chat with other Google Talk users. For more
information, refer to “Google Talk” on page 74.
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Section 3: Entering Text
This section describes how to enter words, letters,
punctuation and numbers when you need to enter text.
Samsung Keyboard
Your device uses a virtual QWERTY keyboard for text entry
called the Samsung keyboard. Use the keyboard to enter
letters, punctuation, numbers, and other characters into text
entry fields or applications. Access the keyboard by touching
any text entry field.
The keyboard displays at the bottom of the screen. By
default, when you rotate the device, the screen orientation
updates to display the keyboard at the bottom of the screen.
Text Input Methods
Your device offers two text input methods.
• Google voice typing: You can use your voice to enter text
using the Voice input feature. Your device recognizes your
speech and enters text for you. For more information, refer
to “Using Speech Recognition” on page 50.
• Samsung keyboard: The Samsung keyboard is also a virtual
QWERTY keyboard that allows you to enter text by touching keys
on the screen. The Samsung keyboard includes predictive text,
which matches your key touches to common words so that you
can select the word to enter it into your text.
Changing the Input Method
When entering text, you can select the text input method.
1. Touch
Set up input methods in the Status bar.
The Set up input methods pop-up displays.
2. Touch an input method to activate it.
3. Touch
to display that input method’s settings.
For more information, refer to “Keyboards and Input
Methods” on page 192.
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Using the Samsung Keyboard
Configuring the Keyboard
The Samsung keyboard is a custom virtual QWERTY
keyboard, featuring predictive text. Input characters by
touching the on-screen keys with your finger or use speech
recognition.
As you enter characters, predictive text matches your key
touches to common words and displays them. Select a word
from the display to insert it into your text. For more
information, refer to “Using XT9 Predictive Text” on page 45.
Your tablet also provides handwriting recognition to make the
task of text entry that much easier.
Delete
Key
New
Paragraph
Shift
Key
To configure the Samsung keyboard to your preferences:
Touch
Set up input methods in the Status bar and
then touch
next to Samsung keyboard in the Set
up input methods pop-up.
– or –
Touch
Settings on the keyboard.
The Samsung keyboard settings screen displays.
For more information, refer to “Configuring the Samsung
Keyboard” on page 193.
Entering Upper and Lower Case Letters
The default case is lower case (abc). Enter upper and lower
case alphabet letters by touching the Shift key
to toggle
the case, before touching the letter key(s).
• Touch once to switch from abc to Abc mode.
• Touch twice to switch to ABC mode. When ABC mode is enabled,
the Shift key background turns blue.
Text Settings
Input
Mode
Space Bar
Clipboard
Select
Language
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Entering Symbols and Numbers
Using XT9 Predictive Text
The number keys are displayed at the top of the keyboard
and are always available.
To enter common symbols, touch
to switch to Symbols
mode, then touch the corresponding key.
There are two pages of symbols. Touch
next page.
1/2
to switch to the
XT9 is a predictive text system that has next-letter prediction
and regional error correction, which compensates for users
pressing the wrong keys on QWERTY keyboards.
1. Touch
Set up input methods in the Status bar.
The Set up input methods pop-up displays.
2. Touch Set up input methods.
Touch and hold a vowel key (A, E, I, O, U, or Y) or the C, N, or
S key to open a small window where you can chose an
accented vowel or other alternate letter. Slide to the letter
until it is highlighted, and release.
3. Touch
next to Samsung keyboard to display
Samsung keyboard settings.
Touch and hold the Period key ( . ) to open a small window
with a set of common symbols.
4. Touch the Predictive text OFF / ON icon
Predictive text ON.
Other Keyboard Functions
Touch
to select the language, if more than one language
has been set. The current language displays on the space
bar.
Touch and hold
Settings and slide to
to use the
Handwriting feature. For more information, refer to “Using
the Handwriting Feature” on page 48.
Touch
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to view the clipboard and manage saved text.
The Language and input settings screen displays.
to turn
5. Touch the Predictive text field to modify XT9 associated
settings. For more information, refer to “Configuring
the Samsung Keyboard” on page 193.
Note: The XT9 option is available only when ABC mode has
been selected.
6. Begin typing a word.
A list of word options displays.
Adding Words To Your Word List
To add more word options:
Set up input methods in the Status bar.
1. Touch
The Set up input methods pop-up displays.
2. Touch Set up input methods.
The Language and input settings screen displays.
3. Touch
next to Samsung keyboard to display
Samsung keyboard settings.
4. Touch Predictive text ➔ My word list.
5. Touch
Add word.
6. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter the word.
7. Touch
to display more words.
To add more words, see “Adding Words To Your Word
List” on page 46.
8. Continue typing your message. XT9 mode can be used
in portrait or landscape mode.
7. Touch Done.
Deleting Words From Your Word List
To delete words from your word list:
1. Navigate to My word list. For more information, refer to
“Adding Words To Your Word List” on page 46.
2. Touch
Delete.
3. Touch the existing words you want to delete or touch
Select all, and then touch Done.
4. Touch Delete.
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Editing Text
2. Touch and drag either tab to select more or less text.
You can edit the text you enter in text fields by cutting,
copying, or pasting text. These operations can be performed
within and across apps. However, some apps do not support
editing some or all of the text displayed while others may
offer their own way to select text.
Editing Existing Text
To edit text that you have entered:
1. Touch the text at the point you want to edit.
The
Cursor displays at the point you touched.
2. Touch and drag the Cursor to a better position, if
necessary.
3. Enter additional text or delete text by repeatedly
touching the
Delete key.
To select and copy, delete, or replace text:
1. Touch and hold the text or word you want to select.
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3. Depending on the action you want to take for the
selected text, in the Application bar touch:
• Select all to highlight all text in the field.
• Cut to remove the selected text.
• Copy to save the selected text to the clipboard.
– or –
Enter text by typing or speaking to replace the
selection with what you type.
– or –
Copying, Deleting, or Replacing Text
The selected text is highlighted with a
each end of the selection.
Tip: Touch Select all in the Application bar to select all text in
the field. Touch on another area of the screen or touch
Done to deselect the text.
tab at
Touch the
Delete key to delete the selected text.
Using the Handwriting Feature
Pasting Text
To paste previously copied text:
1. Touch the text at the point you want to paste the copied
text.
The
Cursor displays at the point you touched.
2. Touch the Cursor.
A pop-up displays.
3. Touch Paste in the pop-up.
To paste text directly from the clipboard:
Clipboard key to display the text saved
1. Touch the
to the clipboard.
2. Touch a text block to paste that text where the Cursor is
positioned.
Closing the Keyboard
To close the keyboard:
Touch
Close Keyboard.
You can enter text simply by using your finger to handwrite
letters on your screen.
1. From a screen where you can enter text, activate the
keyboard by touching a text input field on the screen.
Set up input methods in the
2. If necessary, touch
Status bar and then touch Samsung keyboard.
The Samsung keyboard displays.
3. Touch and hold
Settings and slide to
.
The handwriting pad displays.
4. Use your finger tip to write out each character.
Note: To properly recognize the written characters and to
prevent scratching of the LCD, do not use script.
As you write, suggestions are offered in the word options
area in case the correct letters were not recognized.
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Display
Keyboard
Numbers
and
Symbols
Text
Input
Mode
Word
Options
Space
Bar
Input Writing /
Line Return
Clipboard
Select
Delete Language
Key
• Delete words by sweeping backward across them.
• To display numbers and symbols, touch ?#+ and then touch a
number or symbol key. Touch the button marked 1/3, 2/3, or 3/3
to see more symbols and emoticons. Touch
to exit the
numbers and symbols keyboard.
• To return to the Samsung keyboard, touch
.
Handwriting Settings
To change the Handwriting settings:
1. Touch
and then touch Set up input methods.
The Language and input settings screen displays.
2. Touch
next to Samsung keyboard to display
Samsung keyboard settings.
3. Touch Handwriting.
The following settings can be changed:
Handwriting
area
Handwriting Tips
• For uppercase letters, write the letter larger than the lowercase
letters.
• Write a dash (horizontal line) to add a space.
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• Recognition time: Set the time it takes for your tablet to
recognize what you write. Choose from 100ms, 300ms,
500ms, 1000ms, or 2000ms.
• Pen thickness: Change the pen thickness to 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9
pixels, as the examples demonstrate.
• Pen color: Change the pen color to black, red, blue, green, or
brown.
• Recognition type: Set the way your tablet recognizes what you
write.
– Complete recognition: The letters are not entered in the text
field until you touch
word options.
Enter, which gives you time to choose
– Stroke recognition: The letters are entered in the text field as
you write.
• Gesture guide: Displays a list of gesture that can be used with
the handwriting feature.
• Tutorial: Displays information for entering handwritten text.
• About: Describes the version, date, and manufacturer of the
handwriting software.
4. Press
repeatedly to return to your message.
Using Speech Recognition
You can use your voice to enter text using the Voice input
feature, which lets you enter text by speaking. The Samsung
keyboard recognizes your speech and enters text for you.
1. Touch
Set up input methods in the Status Bar and
then touch Google voice typing in the Set up input
methods pop-up to enable Voice Input.
– or –
Touch and hold
Settings and slide to
enable Voice Input.
to
For more information, refer to “Keyboards and Input
Methods” on page 192.
2. At the Listening prompt, speak clearly and distinctly
into the microphone.
The software converts your voice to text, which is
displayed in the message.
3. Keep speaking to add more test.
4. Touch Done to display the Samsung keyboard.
Note: The Speech Recognition feature works best when you
break your message down into smaller segments.
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Section 4: Contacts and Accounts
This section explains how to manage contacts and accounts.
• LDAP: Add an LDAP account to find entries in an LDAP directory
Your device can synchronize with a variety of accounts. With
synchronization, information on your device is updated with
any information that changes in your accounts.
• Samsung account: Add your Samsung account. For more
information, refer to “Signing In to your Samsung Account”
on page 185.
• Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync: Add your Exchange account to
Accounts
• ChatON: Add your ChatON account. For more information, refer to
“ChatON” on page 78.
• Dropbox: Add your Dropbox account. For more information, refer
to “Dropbox” on page 150.
• Email: Add an Email account to sync Contacts. For more
information, refer to “Email” on page 66.
• Facebook: Add your Facebook account to sync Contacts.
• Google: Add your Google account to sync your Contacts, Calendar,
and Gmail. For more information, refer to “Gmail” on page 61.
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server.
sync Contacts, Calendar, and Email.
• Server: Add a server to sync and access your data.
Setting Up Your Accounts
Set up and manage your synchronized accounts with the
Accounts and sync setting.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accounts and sync.
2. Touch
Add account, then touch the account type.
3. Follow the prompts to enter your account credentials to
complete the set-up process.
4. The device communicates with account servers to set
up your account. When complete, your account
displays in the Manage accounts area of the Accounts
and sync screen.
Contacts
Store contact information for your friends, family, and
colleagues to quickly access information or to send a
message.
To access Contacts:
From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
• Name: Enter a first name for the contact. Touch
to enter a
Name prefix, First name, Middle name, Last name, and
Name suffix.
Apps
• Phone: Enter a telephone number, then touch the
Label
tab to choose a label from Mobile, Home, Work, Work Fax,
Home Fax, Pager, Other, Custom to create a custom label, or
Callback.
Creating Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts ➔
.
Tip: Touch the screen and swipe up or down to display
additional fields or touch Next on the keyboard to move to
the next field.
2. Touch Device or an account.
3. Touch the Photo ID to set up a photo to identify the
contact.
• Picture: Choose a photo from the Gallery.
• Take picture: Display the Camera and take a photo of the
contact.
4. Touch contact fields to display the keyboard and enter
information:
• Email: Enter an email address, then touch the
Label tab
to choose a label from Home, Work, Other, or Custom to
create a custom label.
• Address: Enter an address, then touch the
Label tab to
choose a label from Home, Work, Other, or Custom to create
a custom label.
• Events: Touch
to display an event label and field. Enter
the event date, then touch the
Label tab to choose a label
from Birthday, Anniversary, Other, or Custom to create a
custom event. Touch
to add additional events.
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• Groups: Touch this field to display the Select group screen. To
assign the contact to one or more groups, touch the check box
next to each group. When enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box. For more information about Groups,
see “Groups” on page 58.
5. Touch
to add additional fields.Touch
unused field.
to remove an
Back to remove the keyboard.
8. When you finish entering information, touch
– or –
Save.
Touch
Cancel ➔ OK to cancel and discard
changes.
Tip: Display a contact’s record and touch the Email field to
send an email, touch the Address field to display the
address on a map, or touch the Website field to link to the
website.
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To update an existing contact:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Apps
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information.
3. Touch
6. Touch Add another field to add these additional fields:
Phonetic name, Organization, IM, Notes, Nickname,
Website, Internet call, and Relationship.
7. Touch
Updating Contacts
Edit.
4. Continue entering contact information. For more
information, refer to “Creating Contacts” on page 52.
Deleting Contacts
To delete a contact:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
Delete. At the prompt,
information, and then touch
touch OK.
Managing Photo IDs
To remove or update a contact’s Photo ID:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Contacts.
➔
2. Touch
Edit.
3. Touch the Photo ID, then touch Remove, Picture, or Take
picture.
Contacts Display Options
There are various ways to display your Contacts and general
Contacts settings.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Contacts.
➔
2. Touch Groups, Contacts, or Favorites, above the
Contacts List, to view contacts various ways:
• Groups: Displays the possible Groups, such as Not assigned,
Co-workers, Family, Friends, and so on. The number of
contacts in the group is displayed next to the group name.
Touch a group name to show only contacts in that group. For
more information, refer to “Creating a New Group” on
page 58.
• Contacts: Show all your contacts. Touch the Find contacts
field and enter a keyword to list contacts that contain that
keyword.
• Favorites: Show only your favorite, or starred, contacts. For
more information, refer to “Favorites” on page 60.
3. From the Contacts list, touch
Menu to display all or
some of these options:
• Delete contacts. Touch and check mark the box next to each
contact you want to delete or touch Select all, touch
Delete, and then touch OK.
• Merge with Samsung account: Merges the current contact
with your Samsung account contacts.
• Merge with Google: Merges the current contact with your
Google account contacts.
• Send email: Sends an email to the selected contact.
• History: Displays information about the selected contact.
• Join contact: Join a contact to one or more other contacts. For
more information, refer to “Joining Contacts” on page 56.
• Mark as default: If a contact has multiple email addresses, for
example, touch the field that should be the default value.
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• Share namecard via: Shares the selected namecard using
Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Gmail, or through
Wi-Fi Direct.
• Print namecard: Check mark the fields you want to print and
then touch Print. You can only print on a Samsung printer.
• Contacts to display: Select the contacts you want to display in
this inbox (All contacts, Google, Device, or Customized list).
• Import/Export: Use the USB cable to import your contacts
from, or export your contacts to, a storage device, such as a
PC. For more information, refer to “Importing and
Exporting Contacts” on page 57.
• Accounts: Displays the Accounts and sync screen so you can
manage or synchronize this account.
• Settings: Configure contact settings:
– Only contacts with phones: Touch to check the box to only
display contacts that have phone numbers.
– List by: List contacts by First name or Last name.
– Display contacts by: Display contact names as First name or
Last name first.
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– Contact sharing settings: Sets parameters for sending
contact information:
• Send all namecards: Allows you to transmit all of your
current Contact entries at a single time. If the recipient
device does not support this feature, some or all Contact
entries might not be received.
• Send individual namecards: Allows you to transmit
single contacts, one at a time. The recipient must accept
each namecard as it is received. This method of
transmission ensures all contacts are received.
4. From the Groups list, select a group and then touch
Menu to display these Group-specific options:
• Search: Search the group for a contact.
• Delete: Touch one or more groups and touch
Delete.
• Edit: Change the Group name or touch Add member to add or
delete group members.
• Add member: Add a new member to this group.
• Remove member: Remove a selected member from this
group.
• Send email: To send an email to one or more members of the
group, touch and check mark the box next to each contact you
Done.
want to send to, or touch Select all, and touch
Touch Compose Gmail or Compose Email as the method for
sending the email.
• Change order: Changes the order of how the groups display.
Linked Contacts
Your device can synchronize with multiple accounts,
including Google, Corporate Exchange, and other email
providers. When you synchronize contacts from these
accounts with your device, you may have multiple contacts
for one person.
Linking, or joining, imported contact records allows you to
see all the contact’s numbers and addresses together in one
contact entry. Linking also helps you keep your contacts
updated, because any changes that your contacts make to
their information in the respective accounts is automatically
updated the next time you synchronize with the account.
Joining Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Join contact.
4. Touch the contact you want to Join.
The joined contact’s information is displayed with the
original contact’s information.
5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to join other contacts.
Separating Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Apps
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Separate contact.
A list of Joined contacts displays.
4. Touch
➔ OK to separate a joined contact.
The contact is removed from the list.
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Sharing Contact Information
You can send a contact’s information by way of Bluetooth to
other Bluetooth devices or in an Email or Gmail as an
attachment.
Note: Not all Bluetooth devices accept contacts and not all
devices support transfers of multiple contacts. Check
the target device’s documentation.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch
Apps
Menu ➔ Share namecard via.
Tip: Set up a contact record for yourself to share your
information with others.
3. At the prompt, choose a sending method. Options are:
• Bluetooth: For more information, refer to “Bluetooth” on
page 136.
• ChatON: To send the contact information to your ChatON
account. For more information, refer to “ChatON” on
page 78.
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• Dropbox: To send the contact information to a Dropbox
account. For more information, refer to “Dropbox” on
page 150.
• Email: For more information, refer to “Email” on page 66.
• Gmail: For more information, refer to “Composing and
Sending Gmail” on page 64.
• Wi-Fi Direct: To send Contacts entries directly to an external
device through a Wi-Fi connection.
4. Follow the prompts to send the contact information.
Importing and Exporting Contacts
To back up and restore your contacts information, you can
export your contacts list to a storage device, such as a PC, or
import your contacts list (previously exported) from a storage
device.
1. Use the USB cable to connect your device to the
storage device.
2. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
3. Touch
Apps
Menu ➔ Import/Export.
4. Touch Import from USB storage, Export to USB storage,
Import from SD card, Export to SD card, or Send
namecard via, then follow the prompts to complete the
operation.
Groups
Assign contacts to Groups to make searching for contacts
faster or to quickly send messages to group members.
Creating a New Group
Create a new group when you add or edit a contact.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Contacts.
➔
Tip: Contacts can belong to more than one group. Just touch
the contact’s Groups field and touch each group.
Once you create a new group, the Contacts List can be set to
display only the contacts in that group. For more information,
refer to “Contacts Display Options” on page 54.
Renaming a Group
To rename a group that you created:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
2. Touch Groups above the Contacts List.
2. Touch Groups and then touch the group you want to
rename.
3. Touch
3. Touch
.
Menu ➔ Edit.
4. Touch the Group name field and use the keyboard to
enter a new Group name.
4. Touch the Group name field and use the keyboard to
enter a new Group name.
5. Touch Add member to add a member to the group. For
more information, refer to “Adding Group Members”
on page 59.
5. Touch Add member to add a member to the group. For
more information, refer to “Adding Group Members”
on page 59.
6. Touch
6. Touch
to save the new group name.
to save the new group name.
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Deleting Groups
To delete a group that you created:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
3. Touch
Apps
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to add.
5. Touch
2. Touch Groups and then touch any group you want to
delete.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Add member.
The contacts that can be added display.
Menu ➔ Delete.
The groups that can be deleted display.
Done to add the contacts to the group.
Removing Group Members
To remove contacts from a group:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Apps
4. Touch Select all, Starred in Android, or the name of
each group to delete.
2. Touch Groups and then touch the group from which you
want to remove members.
Delete to delete the groups. Choose from
5. Touch
Group only or Group and group members.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to remove.
Adding Group Members
5. Touch
To add a contact to a group, just Edit a contact’s Group field.
For more information, refer to “Updating Contacts” on
page 53.
To add multiple contacts to a group:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
2. Touch Groups and then touch the group to which you
want to add members.
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3. Touch
Menu ➔ Remove member.
Done to remove the contacts.
Contacts are removed from the group and the group
name is removed from each contact’s Group field.
Favorites
Mark contact records with a
favorites.
gold star to identify them as
Adding Favorites
To add a contact to the Favorites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Touch Favorites above the Contacts List.
Only your starred contacts display.
Apps
2. Touch a contact to display it.
3. Touch the
turns gold
Star next to the contact name so that it
.
Tip: You do not have to edit the contact to change the Starred
status.
Removing Favorites
To remove one or more contacts from your favorites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Contacts.
➔
2. Touch Favorites above the Contacts List.
3. Touch
You can view your favorites two ways for fast viewing or
messaging.
Menu ➔ Remove from favorites.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to remove.
5. Touch
Accessing Favorites
To view your favorites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
2. Touch Groups above the Contacts List and then touch
Starred in Android.
– or –
Done to remove the contacts.
To remove one contact from your favorites list:
Apps
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch a contact to display it.
Apps
3. Touch the
turns gray
Star next to the contact’s name so that it
to remove it from the Favorites list.
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Section 5: Messaging
This section describes how to send and receive messages
and other features associated with messaging.
Types of Messages
Your device supports these types of messages:
• Gmail: Send and receive Gmail from your Google account.
• Email: Send and receive email from your email accounts,
including Corporate Exchange mail.
• Google Talk: Chat with other Google Talk users.
• Google Messenger: Use Google Messenger to bring groups of
friends together into a simple group conversation.
• ChatON: Use ChatON to send and receive instant messages from
any device that has a mobile phone number.
Note: Your Wi-Fi-only device does NOT support voice calling
and messaging services. Please disregard any “dial”
and “message” related menus because some Gmail
options are identically set in all Android devices.
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Gmail
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email.
Tip: To set up your Google account on your device, use
Accounts and sync settings. For more information, refer to
“Accounts and Sync” on page 183.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Setting Up Your Gmail Account
If you did not set up a Google account during the initial
configuration, the first time you launch Gmail, your device
prompts you to set up your Google account.
Note: You can use more than one Google account on your
device. To add another account, touch
Menu
➔ Settings ➔ ADD ACCOUNT.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
The Add a Google Account screen displays.
2. Touch Existing to sign in to an existing account.
• At the Sign in screen, use the on-screen keyboard to enter
your Google Email name and Password, then touch Sign in.
– or –
Touch New to create a new account.
• At the Your name screen, enter your first and last name, and
touch Next.
• At the Create email address screen follow the prompts to
create a new account.
The Backup and restore screen displays.
3. Read the backup and restore information, touch the
option to enable or disable it, and then touch Next.
Refreshing Your Gmail Account
Refresh your account to update your device from the Gmail
servers.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
2. Touch
Refresh in the Application Bar.
Managing Your Gmail Account
Use menu options to manage your Gmail account.
Apps ➔
1. From a Home screen, touch
Gmail.
Menu for these options:
2. Touch
• Manage labels: Determine settings for each label.
• Settings: Configure settings. For more information, refer to
“Gmail Account Settings” on page 64.
• Help: Learn about using Gmail.
• Send Feedback: Fill out a Google feedback form.
4. The device communicates with the Google server to set
up your account and synchronize your email. When
complete, your Gmail displays in the Inbox.
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Managing Your Gmail Conversations
In addition to managing your Gmail account, there are
options for changing the status of one or more Gmail
conversations in an account.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
2. Touch the gray box to the left of one or more
conversations and then choose one of the following
options:
• Archive
: Archive the conversations. Archived
conversations are assigned to the All Mail folder.
• Mark important / Mark not important: Change the
importance indicator
. Yellow indicates important.
• Mute: New messages added to muted conversations bypass
your inbox so that the conversation stays archived in the All
Mail folder.
• Delete
: Delete the conversations. Deleted conversations
are moved to the Trash folder.
• Report spam: Report the conversations as spam, which are
emails that violate the Gmail Program Policies and/or Terms of
Use.
• Change labels
: Relocate the conversations to the Inbox,
Personal, Receipts, Travel, or Work folder and then touch OK.
• Settings: Configure settings. For more information, refer to
“Gmail Account Settings” on page 64.
• Mark as Read
/ Mark as Unread
: Mark the
conversations as read or unread. Once a conversation is
marked as read, it has a gray background. Touch
DONE
to remove the check marks.
• Help: Learn about using Gmail.
Tip: To move a conversation to another folder, touch and drag
it to the folder tab.
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3. Touch
Menu for these options:
• Add star / Remove star: Mark (or unmark) conversations with
a yellow star. Starred conversations are listed in the Starred
folder. Touch
DONE to remove check marks.
• Send feedback: Fill out a Google feedback form.
Composing and Sending Gmail
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Compose.
3. Touch the To field to enter recipients. As you enter
names or email addresses, matching contacts display.
Touch a contact to add it to the field.
4. Touch the Subject field to enter a subject.
5. Touch Compose email to enter the text of your email.
6. While composing a message, the following options are
displayed:
• + CC/BCC: Create Cc (copy) and Bcc (blind copy) fields in the
message. After creating the fields, touch to enter recipients.
•
Attach: Launch Gallery to select a photo to add to the
message.
7. Touch
Menu for the following options:
• Settings: Configure settings. For more information, refer to
“Gmail Account Settings” on page 64.
• Help: Learn about using Gmail.
• Send feedback: Fill out a Google feedback form.
8. Touch SEND to send this message.
– or –
Touch SAVE DRAFT to save a draft of this message.
Gmail Account Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Menu ➔ Settings for settings:
General settings
• Confirm before deleting: Have your device prompt you to
confirm Delete actions.
• Confirm before archiving: Have your device prompt you to
confirm archiving actions.
• Confirm before sending: Have your device prompt you to
confirm Send actions.
• Auto-advance: Choose a screen to show after you delete or
archive a conversation.
• Message text size: Set the size of text in message displays.
• Clear search history: Remove previous searches you
performed.
• Hide pictures in messages: Stops pictures from displaying
automatically in messages until you allow it for a sender.
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(Gmail account settings)
Each account has independent settings:
• Priority Inbox: This setting is only available if you have
configured Gmail on the web to show Priority Inbox. If available,
you can set Priority Inbox as the conversation list to open when
you have new mail, rather than Inbox.
• Email notifications: When enabled, notifications for new email
appear in the Status Bar.
• Ringtone & vibrate: If Email notifications is enabled, touch this
field to set the following options:
– Sync messages: Sync options are: None, Last 30 days, or All.
– Email notifications: When enabled, notifications for new email
appear in the Status Bar.
– Ringtone: Choose a ringtone for new email notifications or use
the default ringtone and then touch OK.
– Notify once: When enabled, a notification appears in the Status
Bar for new email, not for every new message.
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• Signature: Create a text signature to add to outgoing
messages.
• Gmail sync is ON/OFF: Indicates whether you have Gmail
synchronization turned on for this account in the Account and
sync settings. Touch to open those settings.
• Days of mail to sync: Set the number days to sync email for
this Gmail account.
• Manage labels: Choose which labels are synchronized.
• Download attachments: Enable or disable auto-download of
files attached to recent messages when connected through
Wi-Fi.
About Gmail
• Displays information about the Gmail (Version, copyright
information, Send feedback, Report a problem, Open source
licenses, Privacy Policy).
Email
Use Email to view and manage all your email accounts in one
application.
Configuring Email Accounts
1. From the Home screen, touch
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Email.
Apps ➔
Email.
2. At the Set up email screen, enter an Email address and
Password, then touch Next.
3. Your account’s incoming server settings are different
depending on the kind of email service for the account.
If you are asked What type of account?, touch the type
of account: POP3 account, IMAP account, or Microsoft
Exchange ActiveSync.
The Server settings screen displays. Enter the required
settings and touch Next. For more information, refer to
“Incoming Server Settings” on page 72.
4. Review the Account options screen. Available options
vary, depending on the provider:
• Peak schedule: Set how often to check for new email sent to
this account during peak times. Options are: Push (Automatic),
Manual, every 5 or 15 minutes, or every 1, 4, or 12 hours.
• Off-peak schedule: Set how often to check for new email sent
to this account during off-peak times. Options are: Push
(Automatic), Manual, every 5 or 15 minutes, or every 1, 4, or
12 hours.
• Period to sync email: For Exchange ActiveSync accounts, set
whether to store All, 1 or 3 days, 1 or 2 weeks, or 1 month of
email on the tablet.
• Emails retrieval size: Set the maximum email retrieval size.
Options are: Headers only, 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, or100 KB,
or All.
• Period to sync Calendar: Set how much of the calendar for
this account to sync with your tablet. Options are: 2 weeks, 1,
3, or 6 months, or All calendar.
• Send email from this account by default: When enabled,
email from your device is automatically sent from this account.
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• Notify me when email arrives: When enabled, you receive
notifications when you receive new email sent to this account.
• Sync Email: When enabled, email from your account is
synchronized with your device’s email.
• Sync Contacts: When enabled, contacts from your account
are synchronized with your device’s Contacts.
• Sync Calendar: When enabled, events from your account are
synchronized with your device’s Calendar.
• Sync Task: When enabled, tasks from your account are
synchronized with your device’s Calendar.
• Automatically download attachments when connected to
Wi-Fi: Enable or disable auto-download of files attached to
recent messages when connected through Wi-Fi.
5. Touch Next to go to the next screen or touch Previous to
go to the Apps screen.
Note: For Exchange ActiveSync accounts, the Activate device
administrator? screen may appear. Read the information
and touch Activate to continue.
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6. Enter an account name for the email account just
added, which is displayed on the email screen, and
enter Your name, if required.
7. Touch Done.
The device communicates with the appropriate server
to set up your account and synchronize your email.
When complete, your email appears in the Inbox for the
account.
Note: To configure email account settings at any time, use
Menu ➔ Settings. Touch the account to display
Account settings.
Adding Additional Email Accounts
To add additional email accounts:
1. From the Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Email.
Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Add account.
3. Enter the Email address, Password, and so on.
Managing Your Email Accounts
You can view email you receive for all accounts in the
Combined view screen or you can view email accounts
individually.
Email.
1. From the Home screen, touch
drop-down menu at the top left of the
2. Touch the
screen to select:
• Combined view: View all email in a combined inbox.
• <Account Name>: View email for the account.
Managing Your Email Conversations
In addition to managing your Email account, there are
options for changing the status of one or more Email
conversations in an account.
1. From the Home screen, touch
Email.
2. Touch the box to the left of one or more conversations
and then choose one of the following options:
• Star
: Mark the conversations with a gold star and list
them in the Starred folder. Touch
to make the changes.
– or –
Flag
: Touch Clear to clear all flags and check marks, touch
Complete to mark all conversations with a blue check mark, or
touch Set to set all flags. Set flags are gold.
• Mark as Read
/ Mark as Unread
: Mark the
conversations as read or unread. Once a conversation is
marked as read, it has a gray background.
• Move to
: Relocate the conversations to another folder in
the current email account or in a folder within another email
account.
• Delete
: Delete the conversations.
3. Touch
Menu for these options:
• Sort by: Choose a method for listing your email conversations.
• View mode: Choose how to view your email conversations.
Choices are: Standard view and Conversations view.
• Create folder: Create a new main folder or touch an existing
folder to create a sub-folder.
Note: This option is not available for all email accounts.
• Settings: Display the settings for this email account. For more
information, refer to “Account Settings” on page 70.
• Delete all: Delete all items for this email account.
• New meeting invitation: Use S Planner to add an event or add
a task. For more information, refer to “Creating an Event or
Task” on page 162.
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Composing and Sending Email
1. From the Home screen, touch
Email.
2. Touch an account, if you have more than one account
Compose.
set up, then touch
3. Enter the recipient’s email address in the To field.
• If you are sending the email message to several recipients,
separate the email addresses with a comma. You can add as
many message recipients as you want.
• Touch
to add a contact to the field.
Tracking options: Touch Read receipt or Delivery
receipt and then touch OK to set the tracking
options for this email.
Security options: Set the email security options.
Options are: Encrypt and Sign.
Attach: Choose an attachment to add to the
message from the listed apps, such as My files,
Picture, Video, Audio, and so on.
Undo: Erase the previous input.
• Touch +Cc/Bcc to add additional carbon copy recipients.
– Use the Cc field to carbon copy additional recipients.
– Use the Bcc field to blind copy additional recipients.
• Touch +Send email to myself to add yourself as a recipient.
4. Touch the Subject field to enter a subject.
5. Touch the body of the email to enter the text of your
email.
6. While composing a message, the following options
may be displayed:
Priority: Set the email priority. Options are: High,
Normal, or Low.
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Redo: Restore the previously erased input.
Insert: Choose an item to insert into the message
from the listed apps, such as Picture, Memo,
Contacts, and so on.
Insert quick response: Insert text that you
frequently use in emails. For more information,
refer to “Account Settings” on page 70.
Font size: Choose a text font size of 9, 10,12, 14,
16, 20, 24, 28, or 36 points.
Bold: Bold the following text. Touch again to turn
off bold.
Italics: This action italicizes the subsequent
entered text.
Font color: Set the color of the text font. The bar
changes to the selected color.
Background color: Set the color of the
background of the email.
7. Touch Send to send the message or touch Save to save
the email to the Drafts folder.
Account Settings
Account settings lets you configure handling of email on your
device.
1. From the Home screen, touch
Email.
Menu ➔ Settings, then touch General
2. Touch
Preferences. The following options display:
• Display after deleting message: Set the screen to show after
deleting a message. Choices are: Next message, Previous
message, or Message list.
• Message preview line: Choose a message preview line
amount. Options are: None or 1, 2, or 3 lines.
• Email title: Set whether the Subject or Sender of the email is
shown as the time.
• Quick responses: Edit text that you frequently use in emails.
Touch an email account to display the following
settings:
Common settings
• Account name: Enter a name to identify this account.
Note: Available settings may depend on the email account and
include setting how much email to synchronize, creating
signatures for email you send, and other handling
options.
• Your name: Enter a name to be used on emails.
• Signature: Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn
Signature on or off. Touch Signature and enter a signature to
add to email from this account.
• Default account: When enabled, email from your device is
automatically sent from this account.
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• Always Cc/Bcc myself: Lets you manage whether your email
address is included in the Cc or Bcc lines.
• Empty server trash: If available, indicates whether to delete
the contents in the server trash.
• Forward with files: Touch the check box to include any file
attachments when you forward an email.
• Sync schedule: Set up your peak and off-peak schedule
controls, which determines when your tablet checks the email
service for new email.
• Recent messages: Limit the number of recent messages that
are displayed on your device. Options are: 25, 50, 75, 100,
200, or Total.
• Show images: Display images in an email.
Data usage
• Email check frequency: Set how often to check for new email
sent to this account during. Options are: Never, every 5, 10, 15,
or 30 minutes, every hour, every 4 hours, or once a day.
• Auto download attachments: Enable or disable
auto-download of files attached to recent messages when
connected through Wi-Fi.
• Size to retrieve emails: Set the maximum email retrieval size.
Options are: 2, 50, or 100 KB.
Exchange ActiveSync settings
• Period to sync email: Set whether to store All, 1 or 3 days, 1
or 2 weeks, or 1 month of email on the tablet.
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• Out of office settings: Lets you set how email is handled for a
defined period of time, while you are unable to check your
email.
• Size to retrieve emails: Set the maximum email retrieval size.
Options are: Headers only, 0.5, 1, 2, 5,10, 20, 50, or 100 KB,
or All.
• Period to sync Calendar: When enabled, events from your
account are synchronized with your device’s Calendar.
• Security options: Set various security options for the account.
• In case of sync conflict: Set whether to update the server or
your tablet if there is a conflict of information between them.
• Auto resend times: Set the number of auto send times.
Options are: No limit or 1, 3, 5, or 10 times.
Notification settings
• Email notifications: When enabled, the New Email icon
appears in the Status Bar when a new email arrives.
• Select ringtone: Choose a ringtone for email notifications for
this account.
Server settings
• Exchange server settings: Configure incoming server
settings.
– or –
Incoming settings: Configure incoming server settings. For more
information, refer to “Incoming Server Settings” on
page 72.
• Outgoing settings: Configure outgoing server settings. For
more information, refer to “Outgoing Server Settings” on
page 73.
• Sync Calendar: When enabled, events from your account are
synchronized with your device’s Calendar.
• Sync task: When enabled, tasks from your account are
synchronized with your device’s tasks.
Incoming Server Settings
Your account’s exchange or incoming server settings are
different, depending on the kind of email service for the
account: POP3, IMAP, or Exchange ActiveSync.
• Domain\ user name: If your Exchange ActiveSync server requires
that you specify a domain, enter it before the backslash.
Otherwise, just enter your username (the part before
@emailprovider.com in your email address) after the backslash.
The backslash is optional when only entering your username. The
Email app enters the correct syntax for domains and usernames
when communicating with the server.
• Sync Email: When enabled, email from your account is
synchronized with your device’s email.
• Password: The password for your email account, which should be
• Sync Contacts: When enabled, contacts from your account
are synchronized with your device’s Contacts.
• Exchange server / IMAP server: The fully resolved domain name
filled in.
of your email service provider’s server, for example,
mail.emailprovider.com.
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• Use secure connection (SSL) / Security type: Check this option if
your server requires you to connect to the server securely, or if
you prefer to connect securely.
• Use client certificate: Use a client certificate for messaging
security.
• Security type: Select the security type required by your email
service provider. Select the SLL (Accept all certificates) option
for your security type to accept a server certificate from your
SMTP server that is self-signed, out of date, or in some other way
not accepted by the Email application.
• Port: Set the Security type first to enter the typical server port
• Port: Set the Security type first to enter the typical server port
number in this field automatically. Or enter a different port
number if your email service provider requires it.
number in this field automatically. Or enter a different port
number if your email service provider requires it.
• IMAP path prefix: Enter an IMAP path prefix, if required.
Outgoing Server Settings
If you use an IMAP or POP3 account for receiving email, you
typically use an SMTP server to send email from that
account. Exchange ActiveSync accounts do not have
separate outgoing server settings.
• SMTP server: The fully resolved domain name of your email
service provider’s SMTP server, for example,
smtp.emprovider.com.
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• Require sign-in: Check this option to enter a username and
password for your SMTP server, if your email service provider
requires that you enter them to send email.
• User name: Your username on the SMTP server (this may not be
the same as your username on the POP3 or IMAP server for
incoming mail). Visible only if Require sign-in is checked.
• Password: Your password on the SMTP server (this may not be the
same as your username on the POP3 or IMAP server for incoming mail).
Visible only if Require sign-in is checked.
Google Talk
Talk is Google’s instant messaging and audio and video chat
service. You can use it to communicate, in real time, with
other people who also use Google Talk on another Android
tablet or phone or on a computer.
Tip: Talk requires that you have a Google account. To set up
your Google account on your device use Accounts and
sync settings. For more information, refer to “Accounts
and Sync” on page 183.
Open Talk and Sign In
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Talk.
If you are not signed in to a Google account, the Add a
Google Account screen displays.
2. Touch Existing, if you already have a Google account,
or New to create a Google account.
Note: If you have already set up your Google account, you are
automatically logged in. Just touch the account.
Once sign in is complete, the Talk main screen
displays.
Invite a Friend to Chat
You can invite anyone with a Google Account to become your
friend in Google Talk, so you can chat with each other and
view each other’s online status.
1. While viewing your Friends list, touch
Add friend.
2. Enter your friend’s address and touch DONE.
Your friend’s address in Talk is a Gmail or other email
address that is configured to connect to Google Talk.
If your friend accepts your invitation, they are added to
your Friends list in Talk and you can share each others
status in Talk and other applications.
For more information, refer to “Setting Up Your Gmail
Account” on page 61.
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View and Accept an Invitation to Become a
Friend
When a contact invites you to become a friend in Google Talk,
you receive a
notification in the System Bar and the
invitation displays in your Friends list.
1. Touch the invitation.
2. Touch Accept, if you want to accept the invitation and
chat, Decline, if you do not want to chat with and share
your Google Talk status with the sender right now, or
Block, if you do not want to receive any more
invitations from that person.
If you touch Accept, the friend is added to your Friends
list in Talk and you can share your status in Talk and
other applications.
Talk Options
There are several options that are available while viewing
your Friends list and some that are only available while you
are chatting.
1. Touch
to search your Talk messages or the current
message for a word. Use the on-screen keyboard to
enter a search term. Touch
on the keyboard to
search your Talk messages.
2. Touch
to invite another friend to chat,
to
invite a friend to video chat, or
to invite a friend to
voice chat.
3. Touch a Friend’s entry to display the Chat entries for
that Friend.
Menu to display the following options,
4. Touch
which are available while viewing your Friends list and
some that are only available while you are chatting.
• Display options: To set the way your friends list is sorted,
touch Availability, Name, or Recency.
• End all chats: End all chats in which you are engaged.
• Sign out: Sign out of Google Talk and display the Talk main
screen.
• End chat: End this chat session.
• Go off the record/Stop chatting off the record: Set whether
you want to stop saving your chat to the chat history.
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• Friend info: Display information about the friend with which
you are chatting. The following options are also displayed:
– BLOCK: Keeps this person from sending you messages and
removes the person from your Friends list.
– REMOVE: Remove the friend as if you never accepted their
invitation. However, the friend is not blocked.
Note: If you touch the REMOVE option, touch
Add friend ➔
Send chat invitation to, to make the Friend visible again.
• Add to chat: Choose another friend to invite to this
conversation.
• Clear chat history: Remove the history of this chat from your
device.
• Settings: Offers various settings for Google talk. For more
information, refer to “Google Talk Settings” on page 76.
• Help: Displays additional help information.
Google Talk Settings
Use Google Talk Settings to configure your Talk account. If
you have more than one account, each maintains its own
Talk settings.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Talk.
2. Touch
options:
Menu ➔ Settings, then touch an account for
GENERAL
• Mobile indicator: Check and your friends see an outline of an
android next to your name in their Friends list when you are
signed into Google Talk on a tablet or phone.
• Away when screen off: Check to change your Talk status to
Away when your screen turns off. When unchecked, your
status is not changed.
• Invitation notifications: Show notification when a friend
invitation arrives.
• Send feedback: Fill out a Google feedback form.
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CHAT NOTIFICATIONS
• IM notifications: Set whether to open a dialog, display a
notification in the System Bar, or neither, when you receive a
text chat.
• Notification ringtone: Set a ringtone to sound, or silent, when
you receive a text chat.
VOICE & VIDEO CHAT
• Video chat notifications: Set whether to open a dialog or
display a notification in the System Bar when you are invited to
a video chat.
• Video chat ringtone: Set a ringtone to sound, or silent, when
you receive an invitation to a video chat.
• Default video effect: Set the video image stabilization.
ACCOUNT
• Blocked friends: Displays a list of friends you have blocked.
Touch a blocked friend and then touch OK to unblock the
friend.
• Clear search history: Erases your search history. No previous
searches are shown until you search for new words.
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• Manage account: Opens the Accounts and sync settings. For
more information, refer to “Accounts and Sync” on
page 183.
ABOUT
• Terms & privacy: Displays the Google Talk terms of use and
privacy policies.
Messenger
With Google Messenger, you can bring groups of friends
together into a simple group conversation, putting everyone
on the same page. When you get a new conversation in
Messenger, Google+ sends an update to your device.
To get started, touch the Messenger icon on the home screen
of the Google+ app or use the Messenger icon on your
Applications screen.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Messenger.
The Messenger screen displays.
2. Touch Learn more in the center of the screen and then
touch a topic to learn more about using Google
Messenger.
ChatON
A smart-messaging app that gives you a host of innovative
ways to stay connected with all your friends and family,
regardless of their device or platform. Use ChatON to send
and receive instant messages from any device that has a
mobile phone number.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
ChatON.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
account setup.
2. Enter and send your message.
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Section 6: Internet and Social Networking
This section describes the various Internet and social
networking applications available on your device such as
Google+, Internet, Latitude, Local, Maps, Navigation, Google
Play™ Books, Play Magazines, Google and Voice Search,
and YouTube.
Google+
Share updates and see what is going on around you with
Google+ for mobile.
• Share your thoughts and location.
• Instantly upload your photos and videos as you take them.
• Get updates from your circles in the stream.
• Check in to a place.
• Make plans on-the-go with group messaging.
• View posts from people around you.
To get started:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Google+.
The Google+ home screen displays.
Menu ➔ Help and then touch a topic to
2. Touch
learn more about using Google+.
Internet
Your device is equipped with a full HTML Browser that allows
you to access the Internet.
Tip: Internet displays by default as a Primary shortcut on the
Home screen.
From the Home screen, touch
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
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Apps
Internet.
Apps ➔
Internet.
The Most visited screen displays.
Touching and Dragging
• Touch and drag your finger on the screen to navigate pages and
to reposition pages within the screen.
Entering Text in a Field
• While browsing, touch a text field to display the virtual QWERTY
keyboard to enter text.
Zoom
• Tap the screen twice to zoom in or out.
• Use two fingers, such as your index finger
Navigating the Internet
The following options are available for Internet navigation.
Command Keys
• Touch
Back or
to return to the previous page.
• Touch and hold
Back to display browser History. For more
information, refer to “Accessing Bookmarks and History” on
page 83.
• Touch
• Touch
Forward to go forward to a recent page.
and thumb, to zoom out by making an
inward pinch motion on the screen. To zoom
in, make an outward motion by sweeping your fingers out.
Tip: For convenient browsing, you can rotate the device to
landscape mode.
Selecting Items On a Page
While browsing, use gestures and menus to navigate:
• Touch an item to select it.
• Touch a hyperlink to follow the link.
Refresh to reload the current page.
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• Touch and hold on a hyperlink for these options:
– Open: Open the linked page.
– Open in new window: Open a new window to display the linked
page.
– Save link: Save the linked page to Download history.
– Copy link URL: Save the link’s URL to the clipboard.
– Select text: Copy the link text to the clipboard.
• Touch and hold an image for the additional options:
– Save image: Download an image. View downloaded images in
Gallery.
– Copy image: Copy an image to the clipboard.
– View image: View the image source.
– Set as wallpaper: Use the image as your home screen
wallpaper.
Using Browser Windows
You can have multiple windows open at one time and easily
switch between windows.
Internet.
1. From the Home screen, touch
2. To open a new window, touch
screen.
at the top of the
3. To switch to another open window, touch its tab at the
top of the screen.
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4. To delete an open window, touch the tab at the top of
the screen, and then touch
.
Entering a URL
Access a website quickly by entering the URL.
1. From the Home screen, touch
Internet.
2. Touch the URL field at the top of the screen, then enter
the URL using the virtual QWERTY keyboard.
As you enter characters, potential matches display.
Note: Use the
Delete key to clear the URL field, if
necessary.
3. Touch a match to complete the URL.
– or –
Continue entering characters and touch the Go key to
load the page.
Copying Fields or Text
Copy information from a webpage to the clipboard for
pasting, searching, or sharing.
Selecting, Copying, and Pasting Text
1. From the Home screen, touch
Internet.
Copying and Pasting a Hyperlink or URL
1. From the Home screen, touch
Internet.
2. Browse to a webpage.
2. Browse to a webpage.
3. On the webpage, touch and hold on the text until you
see the text you want highlighted, then stop touching
the screen.
3. Touch and hold on the link or URL, then touch Copy link
URL on the pop-up menu.
The text is highlighted.
4. Touch and drag the
select more or less text.
tabs to the left or right to
5. Touch Copy at the top of the screen to copy the
selected text or touch Done to stop.
6. To paste the copied text, navigate to the desired field
(or to another application), then touch and hold in a text
field and touch Paste in the pop-up.
4. To paste the copied link or URL, navigate to the desired
field (or to another application), then touch and hold in
a text field and touch Paste on the pop-up menu.
Using Bookmarks
While browsing, bookmark a site to quickly access it later.
Creating a bookmark
1. From the Home screen, touch
Internet.
2. Browse to a website, then touch
Add bookmark.
The Add bookmark options list displays. Confirm the
Name and URL Address for the bookmark.
3. In the Add to field, touch the drop-down menu, and
touch Homescreen, Bookmarks, or a folder.
4. Touch OK to save the bookmark.
A gold star
displays on the Bookmarked page.
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Accessing Bookmarks and History
Launch a bookmarked page or reload recent pages.
Internet.
1. From the Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Bookmarks, History, and Saved pages.
3. On the Bookmarks tab, use these options:
• Touch a bookmark to load the page.
• Touch and hold on a bookmark for these options:
– Open: Open the bookmarked page.
– Open in new tab: Open the linked page in a new window.
– Edit bookmark: Make changes to the bookmark description.
– Add shortcut to home: Create a bookmark on the Home
screen.
– Share link: Use Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Gmail,
Google+, or Wi-Fi Direct to send the link.
– Copy link URL: Save the link’s URL to the clipboard.
– Delete bookmark: Remove the bookmark.
– Set as homepage: Assign the bookmarked link as the home
page.
4. On the History tab, touch Today, Yesterday, Last month,
Older, or Most visited to use these options:
• Touch a page to reload it.
• Touch the
next to a page to bookmark it. Touch a gold
star
next to a page to remove the bookmark.
• Touch and hold on a page for these options:
– Open: Open the webpage.
– Open in new tab: Launch the webpage in a new window.
– Add bookmark/Remove from Bookmarks: Bookmark the
page or remove the bookmark for this page.
– Share link: Use Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Gmail,
Google+, or Wi-Fi Direct to send the link.
– Copy link URL: Save the link’s URL to the clipboard.
– Remove from history: Remove the record of this page.
– Clear history: Remove all pages from history.
– Set as homepage: Assign the bookmarked link as the home
page.
5. On the Saved pages tab, use these options:
• Touch a page to reload it.
• Touch and hold on a page and then touch Remove from saved
pages to remove the page from Saved pages.
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Internet Menu
While viewing a webpage, touch
Menu for the following
options:
• New tab: Open the webpage in a new window, under a new tab.
• New incognito tab: Open the webpage in a new window, under a
new tab, and the pages you view in the new window will not
appear in your browser history or search history. See the onscreen explanation of going incognito.
• Add shortcut to home: Add the URL for this webpage as a
shortcut on the first home screen.
• Share page: Use Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Gmail,
Google+, or Wi-Fi Direct to send the webpage URL.
• Find on page: Search for content on the current page.
• Desktop view: Your browser displays a website in a modified
format that makes it easier to read. Desktop view displays a
website the same way it would appear on a PC.
• Save for offline reading: Saves the webpage so you can read it
later even when offline.
• Downloads: View and manage recent downloads.
• Print: Print the current screen or page to a Samsung printer.
• Settings: Configure web settings. For more information, refer to
“Internet Settings” on page 84.
Internet Settings
Use the browser settings to customize the browser.
1. From the Home screen, touch
Internet.
2. While viewing a webpage, touch
Menu ➔ Settings.
Customize the Browser by using the following options:
General
• Set home page: View and set the default first page that
displays when you launch Internet.
• Form auto-fill: Enable or disable form auto-fill to complete
Internet forms with a single click.
• Auto-fill text: If Form auto-fill is enabled, set up the following
information:
– Full name: Enter your name.
– Company name: Enter a company name.
– Address line 1: Enter your address.
– Address line 2: Enter any additional address information.
– City/Town: Enter your city and town.
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– County: Enter your county.
– Postcode: Enter your ZIP code.
– Country: Enter your country.
– Phone number: Enter your telephone number.
– Email: Enter a valid email address.
Privacy and security
• Clear cache: Delete content and databases stored on the
device.
• Clear history: Delete the list of previously-visited pages.
• Show security warnings: When enabled, the browser warns
you if there is a problem with a site’s security.
• Accept cookies: When enabled, allows the browser to save
and read cookie information used by webpages.
• Remember passwords: When enabled, saves user names
and passwords for sites you visit, to make future visits easier.
• Clear passwords: Clear all saved user names and passwords.
• Enable notifications: Set web notifications access information
as Always on, On demand, or Off.
• Clear notifications: Remove web notification access
information.
Accessibility
• Force zoom: Override the website's request to control zoom.
• Text size: Use the Preview field and the following controls to
configure text size:
– Scale text up and down: Scale the text size up or down using
a slider bar.
• Clear all cookie data: Delete cookie information saved to the
device.
– Zoom amount on double tap: Set how much to zoom when
• Remember form data: When enabled, stores information you
enter into forms to make future forms easier.
– Minimum font size: Set the minimum font size, which can
• Clear form data: Deletes saved form information.
• Enable location: When enabled, sites you visit can request
access to your location.
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• Clear location access: Clear location access for all websites.
you double-tap the screen, from 75 to 125 percent.
range from 1 point to 24 points.
• Inverted screen rendering: Use the Preview screen and the
following controls to configure inverted screen rendering:
– Inverted rendering: Enable the display of websites with
inverted colors – black becomes white and vice versa.
– Contrast: If Inverted rendering is enabled, use this slider to set
the contrast, which can range from 100 to 300 percent.
Advanced
• Select search engine: Choose a search engine from Google,
Yahoo!, or Bing.
• Open in background: When enabled, new windows open
behind the current window.
• Enable JavaScript: When enabled, Internet automatically runs
JavaScript scripts on pages you visit.
• Enable plug-ins: When enabled, Internet automatically loads
and runs plug-ins on pages you visit.
• Open pages in overview: When enabled, displays an overview
of newly-opened pages.
• Auto-fit pages: When enabled, Internet automatically sizes
webpages to fit your device’s display.
• Block pop-ups: When enabled, blocks pop-up windows.
• Text encoding: Choose a default character set for webpages.
• Reset to default: Clear all browser data and reset all settings to
the factory defaults.
Bandwidth management
• Preload search results: Enable the browser to preload high
confidence search results in the background to help speed up
searches. Options are: Never, Only via Wi-Fi, or Always.
• Load images: When enabled, images are automatically loaded
when you visit a page. When disabled, images are indicated by
a link, which you can touch to download the picture.
• Default storage: Select where Internet stores files.
• Website settings: View and manage settings for individual
websites.
• Default zoom: Adjusts the zoom feature. Set to Far, Medium,
or Close.
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Labs
• Quick controls: When enabled, the Application and URL bars
are hidden. To access the hidden controls, swipe inward from
the left or right edge of the screen to access Quick Controls. For
more information, refer to “Internet Quick Controls” on
page 87.
• Google Instant: When enabled, you can use Google Instant
when you use Google Search to show results as you type.
Enabling this option can increase data use.
Internet Quick Controls
Use Quick Controls to maximize your viewing area while
browsing the internet.
1. From the Home screen, touch
Internet.
Menu ➔ Settings
2. While viewing a webpage, touch
➔ Labs, and then touch Quick controls to enable the
function.
The Application and URL bars are hidden.
3. Swipe inward from the left or right edge of the screen
to access quick controls.
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4. Without lifting your finger, move to an option and then
lift your finger to initiate the option.
5. To cancel, display the Quick controls and touch
Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Labs and touch Quick controls
to uncheck it.
Latitude
5. Touch
With Google Latitude, you can see the location of all of your
friends on a map or on a list. You can also share or hide your
location.
You must first set up your tablet to use wireless networks to
help pinpoint your location. Also, Latitude works best when
Wi-Fi is enabled.
To enable Wi-Fi:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Settings.
Apps
2. Touch Location services ➔ Use wireless networks.
A green check mark
enabled.
indicates the feature is
3. Under Wireless and network, on the Wi-Fi tab, touch the
OFF / ON icon
to turn Wi-Fi on.
For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 171.
4. Log on to your Google account.
To create a Google account or set up your Google
account on your device use Accounts and sync settings.
For more information, refer to “Accounts and Sync” on
page 183.
Home ➔
Apps ➔
Latitude.
Your location is displayed on the map, accurate to 30
meters.
Sharing Your Location with Friends
Latitude
1. From the Latitude map screen, touch
to display your Latitude list of friends. At first, only your
name is displayed.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Add friends.
3. Touch Select from Contacts and touch a contact.
– or –
Touch Add via email address, enter an email address,
and touch the Send key or close the keyboard and
touch Add friends.
4. At the Send sharing requests prompt, touch Yes.
Your friend will receive an email or text message with your
location marked on a map. They will also receive instructions
on how to view your location from the Internet or use
Latitude on their device, if it is available. Once they
acknowledge your request, their location will display on your
tablet. They can share their location from their computer,
phone, or tablet.
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For more information, go to http://www.google.com/latitude.
Latitude Menu
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Latitude
Apps ➔
Latitude.
, if necessary.
Menu for these options:
3. Touch
• Add friends: Share your location with friends. For more
information, refer to “Sharing Your Location with
Friends” on page 88.
• Check in: Touch a location to check-in so others will know your
location.
• Refresh friends: Update your Latitude list of friends.
• Show stale friends / Hide stale friends: Show or hide friends
depending on the accuracy of their Latitude information.
• Location settings: Configures the location reporting settings.
For more information, refer to “Maps Settings” on page 93.
• Clear Map: Remove search results from the map.
• Make available offline: Download a map area that you can
view when your device is offline. To view a downloaded map,
touch My Places, which is described below.
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• Local: Launch the Local app. For more information, refer to
“Local” on page 90. This option only displays in portrait
mode.
• Layers: Enable or disable a map layer to display. Choose from
Traffic, Satellite, Terrain, Transit Lines, Latitude, My Maps,
Bicycling, or Wikipedia. This option only displays in portrait
mode.
• Latitude: Allows you to find your friends and family on a map
and share with people you choose.
• My Places: Displays a list of starred and recently viewed places
and offline maps.
• Offers: Notifies you if there are interesting offers nearby.
• Settings: Configure settings. For more information, refer to
“Maps Settings” on page 93.
• Help: Launches Google mobile Help.
Local
Local is an application that uses Google Maps and your
location to help you find Restaurants, Cafes, Bars,
Attractions, and other businesses. You can also add your own
locations.
The Local application allows you to find the best sources for
business information across the web, including business
listing details, reviews, photos, nearby public transit, and
other related information. Business owners can provide
additional details, such as photos, hours of operation, and
coupons.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Local.
Choose your location and touch My current
2. Touch
location or Enter an address. To enter an address, use
the on-screen keyboard and then touch OK.
3. Touch one of the business categories to search for a
particular business.
All of the businesses in that category that are close to
you display.
4. Touch a business in the list to see more details about it.
The business details such as address, phone, website,
and location are displayed. You can also see reviews
from around the web and from Google users.
5. Touch your location at the bottom of the Local pop-up
to write a review, check in here, view reviews and
details, or choose another location nearby.
Maps
Use Google Maps to find your current location, get directions,
and other location-based information.
Tip: A shortcut to Maps displays on the main Home screen by
default.
Note: You must enable location services to use Maps. Some
features require Standalone or Google location services.
For more information, refer to “Location Services” on
page 186.
From the Home screen, touch
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Maps.
Apps ➔
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Navigating the Map
• Make available offline: Download a map area that you can
view when your device is offline. To view a downloaded map,
touch My Places, which is described below.
Zooming
• Double-tap on the screen to zoom in.
• Use two fingers, such as your index finger
and thumb, to zoom out by making an
inward pinch motion on the screen. To zoom
in, make an outward motion by sweeping your fingers out.
Tip: For convenient browsing, you can rotate the device to
landscape mode.
• Local: Launch the Local app. For more information, refer to
“Local” on page 90. This option only displays in portrait
mode.
• Layers: Enable or disable a map layer to display. Choose from
Traffic, Satellite, Terrain, Transit Lines, Latitude, My Maps,
Bicycling, or Wikipedia. This option only displays in portrait
mode.
Scrolling
• Touch and drag on the screen to reposition the map in the display.
• Join Latitude/Latitude: Join Latitude, to share your location
with friends you choose and Google.
Touch
• Touch an icon on the map to display information about the
location. For example, your location is indicated by a flashing
and a pop-up that displays your name.
• My Places: Displays a list of starred and recently viewed places
and offline maps.
Maps Menu
1. From the Home screen, touch
Maps.
Menu for these
2. While viewing a map, touch
options:
• Clear Map: Remove search results from the map.
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• Offers: Notifies you if there are interesting offers nearby.
• Settings: Configure settings. For more information, refer to
“Maps Settings” on page 93.
• Help: Learn about Google maps.
Tip: Local and Layers display in the Application Bar in
landscape mode.
Other Map Options
Touch the indicated icon to use these additional Map options:
Search Maps: Use the keyboard to enter your request
to Search the map for a city, location, and so on.
Suggestions are displayed as you type.
Speak: Just speak a city, location, and so on, to
display.
Compass: Set the map to always display north at the
top of the screen or to automatically rotate like a
compass, keeping north on the map facing north,
and so on. Your device may have to be calibrated the
first time you use this feature. Follow the on-screen
instructions.
Directions: Displays the Directions pop-up. Enter
My Location and End point or touch the button to the
right of the fields to choose your current location, a
contact’s location, or to touch a point on the map.
Touch the automobile, bus, bicycle, or walking icon
for the appropriate directions. Then touch Go to
display a list of directions. Touch the Directions list
and scroll up or down. Touch an entry in the
Directions list to show the point mentioned on the
map.
Layers: Enable or disable a map layer to display.
Choose from Traffic, Satellite, Terrain, Transit Lines,
Latitude, My Maps, Bicycling, or Wikipedia.
Local: Launch the Local app. For more information,
refer to “Local” on page 90.
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Maps Settings
Use the Maps settings to customize your Maps application.
1. From the Home screen, touch
Maps.
Menu ➔ Settings to set the following Maps
2. Touch
options:
• Display: Set the following Maps display options:
– Zoom Buttons: If enabled, the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-)
buttons are displayed on the map.
– Scale bar: If enabled, the scale bar is displayed on the map,
which shows the scale of the map in feet and meters.
– Bubble action: Show a bubble action on bubbles. Options are:
Get directions, Navigation (driving), Call, or Street view.
• Cache
– Clear map tile cache: Touch OK to clear map tile cache.
• Location settings: These settings display if you have joined
Latitude.
– Location reporting: To update your location automatically, set
the following options:
• Detect your location: Enable or disable whether your
location is updated automatically.
• Set your location: Set your location manually.
• Do not update your location: Your friends cannot see
your automatic location.
– Enable location history: This history is only seen by you.
– Manage your friends: Add or remove friends who can see
your location.
– Sign out of Latitude: Signs you out of Latitude and launches
the Maps application.
– Automatic check-ins: Checks you in to places that you have
designated.
– Check-in notifications: Enables notifications that suggest
places to check in.
– Manage your places: View and modify your automatic checkins and muted places.
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• Switch Account: Choose a different Google account. This
option only appears if you have added more than one Google
account on your device.
• Labs: Access experimental features.
• What’s New: Link to Google Play Store where you can check
for a Maps update.
• About: View information about Maps.
• Feedback: Display a Maps feedback form.
• Terms, Privacy & Notices: View information about Google
Maps, including the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, Legal
Notices, and Web History.
Navigation
Use Google Navigation to find a destination and to get
walking or driving directions.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Navigation.
➔
Apps
2. Touch Accept to accept the Google Maps Navigation
beta message.
3. Touch
in the Application bar and then touch either
Driving or Walking to describe the type of directions
you want.
Map in the Application bar to see a map
4. Touch
(Driving) or a satellite image (Walking) of your area.
Menu for the following options:
5. Touch
• Route options: Set whether directions should Avoid
highways and Avoid tolls.
• Settings: Display Navigation settings:
– Screen dimming: Enable or disable screen dimming, which
lets the screen dim between instructions to save power.
Note: You must first create a Wi-Fi connection to use
Navigation.
– Terms, privacy & notices: View Google’s Terms and
conditions, Privacy policy, and Legal notices.
• Help: Display Navigation help information.
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6. To find a destination, touch an option:
• Speak destination: Say the name or address of your
destination.
• Type destination: Enter the destination.
• Contacts: Choose a destination from a contact record.
Menu: To display these options:
• Turn off voice/Turn on voice: Enable or
disable voice-guided prompts.
• Starred places: Choose destinations you have marked as
favorites.
• Exit navigation: Close Navigation and
• Recent destinations: Choose from recent destinations. This
option is not available until a destination has been requested.
• Search: Find a location.
• Set destination: Choose or enter a
7. While navigating, touch:
ROUTE AND ALTERNATES: View information
about the current route and alternate routes.
Directions List: View directions in a step-by-step
list.
SHOW MAP: Return to the map view after viewing
ROUTE AND ALTERNATES or the directions list.
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Layers: Choose map layers to display.
discard route information.
destination.
• Settings: Enable or disable screen dimming
and view Google’s Terms and conditions,
Privacy policy, and Legal notices.
• Help: Display Navigation help information.
Play Books
Use the Play Books app to read eBooks from the Internetbased Google Play™ Books service. Google eBooks is a new
way to discover, buy, and enjoy your favorite books online
and offline.
You can read books online or mark them for availability
offline, so you can read them when you have no Internet
connection (such as on an airplane). You can also use Books
as your starting point for browsing or searching for books on
line.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Play Books.
The Google Play Books main screen displays.
Note: You may be asked to create or sign on to your Google
account. For more information, refer to “Setting Up Your
Gmail Account” on page 61.
Browse the selection of Google eBooks, which are
arranged in categories like Featured, Top Selling, Top
Rated, Top Free, and many more.
3. To find a book by title or author name, touch
Search on the Play Books main screen or touch SHOP
➔
Search.
Menu for
4. On the Play Books main screen, touch
these options:
• Make available offline: Mark books to make them available
offline. Touch below a book cover to mark it with
a pin and
then touch
. Just reverse this process to remove books
from your device.
• View as list / View as carousel: Set how you want to view
your books.
• Refresh: If a book in your library does not appear on your
device, use this option to update the display.
• Accounts: Set the account to use.
2. To add more books to your library, touch SHOP in the
Application bar.
A pop-up displays a link to the Google Play Terms of
Service. Read the document and touch Accept.
• Help: Displays various Book help information. Touch Help
Center to get additional Google Play Books information.
5. Touch the cover of a book to start reading.
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Reading a Book
Once the book displays:
1. Sweep across the screen to turn the page.
2. Touch the screen to display or hide the following
options.
3. Touch
for a table of contents.
4. Touch
to set THEME (day or night), BRIGHTNESS,
TYPEFACE, FONT SIZE, TEXT ALIGNMENT, and LINE
HEIGHT.
Search on the Play Books main screen or
5. Touch
Search.
touch SHOP ➔
Menu for these additional options:
6. Touch
• Original pages / Flowing text: Display the pages of the book
in their original format or use your format settings.
• About the book: Displays the Google Play description of the
book.
• Share: Share the book by using Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox,
Email, Gmail, Google+, or Wi-Fi Direct.
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• Available offline: Touch the check box to make the book
available offline.
• Read aloud / Stop reading aloud: Touch to let your device
read the book to you.
• Help: Touch Help center, Contact us, or Report a problem to
link the appropriate website. Touch Terms of Service, Privacy
Policy, or Open source licenses to read those documents. The
Play Books version number is also displayed.
7. Touch and drag the slider at the bottom of the page to
display a different page, which is indicated by the
pop-up.
8. To contact customer support, report an issue, and
display more Google eBooks information, from a Home
screen, touch
Apps ➔
Play Books
➔
Menu ➔ Help.
Play Magazines
Google Play Magazines helps you subscribe to your favorite
magazines so you can have them available to read on your
tablet at your leisure.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Play Magazines.
➔
2. If necessary, sign in to your Google account.
For more information, refer to “Setting Up Your Gmail
Account” on page 62.
Shop for
3. At the Welcome! screen, touch
magazines to browse the full catalog.
7. Touch SUBSCRIBE to subscribe to a magazine.
– or –
Touch BUY ISSUE to buy the current issue.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
transaction.
8. Touch
My Magazines or
Play Magazines main screen.
Back to return to the
Menu to manage your subscriptions,
9. Touch
refresh the page, manage settings, and display help
information.
4. Read the Google Play Terms of Service and touch
Accept.
5. Sweep the screen to the left or right to view
Categories, Featured, Top Selling, and New Arrivals.
6. Touch a magazine to see more information
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Search
3. Touch a suggestion to search for that term.
– or –
Search the internet using the Google search engine.
Touch
Tip: The Google Search widget displays by default on all Home
screens. For information about displaying widgets on the
Home screen, see “Adding Widgets to a Home screen” on
page 30.
1. From a Home screen, touch
– or –
Google.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
YouTube
View and upload YouTube videos right from your device.
Search.
Touch
and speak the search criteria slowly and
clearly. Google searches for the information and
displays results.
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A browser window displays the search results.
Tip: A shortcut to YouTube appears on the main Home screen
by default.
2. Use the keyboard to enter search criteria to display
matching searches.
– or –
Suggestions display below the text entry area.
on the keyboard to start the search.
1. From the Home screen, touch
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
YouTube.
➔
YouTube.
Apps
2. Touch the HOME tab to return to the main YouTube
page.
3. Touch the BROWSE tab to browse videos by categories
like Comedy, Education, Music, and so on. Touch the
desired category to display video thumbnails.
4. Touch the ACCOUNT tab to choose which Google
account you would like to use or add an account. Once
you are signed in, touch ACCOUNT to display your
subscriptions, see your favorites, see you watch later
list, manage your playlists, or upload a video.
Search YouTube and use the keyboard to
5. Touch
enter a keyword or phrase to find a YouTube video.
Touch
on the keyboard to initiate the search.
6. While browsing, touch
Menu for these options:
• Sign in / Sign out: Sign in, sign out, or add an account. You
may have to sign in to use certain options.
• Settings: Configure display and search settings and view
information about the application.
Options While Viewing a Video
Use these options while viewing a video:
Add to, which lets you add the video to your
1. Touch
watch later list or your favorites, or add a new playlist.
Share to use ChatON, Google+, Wi-Fi Direct,
2. Touch
Dropbox, Bluetooth, Gmail, or Email to send the video’s
URL.
Menu for these options:
3. Touch
• Copy URL: Copy the URL of the video to the clipboard. For
more information, refer to “Copying and Pasting a
Hyperlink or URL” on page 82.
• Flag: Flag the video for YouTube review.
• Help: Display YouTube help information.
• Settings: Configure display and search settings and view
information about the application.
• Feedback: Display a YouTube feedback form.
• Help: Display YouTube help information.
7. Touch a video thumbnail to view the video.
• Feedback: Display a YouTube feedback form.
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Section 7: Music
This section explains how to use the music features of your
device including the Music app, the Music Player, and the
Music Hub.
Play Music App
The Play Music app contains a music player that plays music
and other audio files that you copy from your computer or store
online.
Note: Some options described in this manual may not be
available until you sign in to your Google account.
Google Play Music
Google PlayTM Music is a new service from Google that gives
you instant access to your personal music collection on the
Internet and your compatible Android devices without the
hassle of wires or syncing. For more information, visit
music.google.com.
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Accessing the Music App
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Play Music.
Apps
The Play Music app searches your online library and
your device’s internal storage for music and playlists.
This can take from a few seconds to several minutes,
depending on the amount of new music added since
you last opened the application.
It then displays a carousel view of your new and recent
music, organized by album.
2. Swipe left or right to spin the carousel and browse
through your new and recent music.
3. Touch an album to open it.
4. Return to the Library screen from most other screens
in the Music application by touching the Music
application icon
at the top-left of the Application
bar.
Changing Library View
You can change the way you view the contents of your
library.
Apps
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Play Music.
2. Touch the name of the current view, such as Recent,
near the top-left of the Application bar.
3. Touch an option to set how you view your library.
The choices are: Recent, Albums, Artists, Songs,
Playlists, or Genres.
Note: The contents of your library display in a scrolling grid,
list, or carousel, depending on the view.
Searching for Music
To find music in your library:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Play Music.
➔
2. Touch
Apps
Search.
3. Type the name of an artist, album, song, or playlist.
Touch
on the keyboard to remove the keyboard.
Matching songs are displayed in a list below the search
box.
4. Touch a matching song to play it, touch a matching
album, artist, or playlist to view a list of its songs, or
touch
next to an item in the list to play it, add it to
a play queue, add it to a playlist, or shop for other
music by the artist online.
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Changing Music Settings
To change settings in the Music application:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Play Music.
➔
2. Touch
Menu.
The following options display depending on the library
view:
• Shuffle all: Play all songs in a random order.
• New playlist: Create a new playlist from the Playlist view. For
more information, refer to “Creating a Playlist” on
page 107.
• Hide now playing bar / Show now playing bar: Hide or show
the Now Playing bar that displays at the bottom of the screen.
You can return to the Now playing screen from other Music
screens by touching the name of the current song in the Now
Playing bar.
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• Choose on-device music: In addition to playing the music that
you add to your online library, you can play music stored on
your device’s internal storage. Then you can listen to music
when you have no Internet connection. To do this, make some
of your online music available offline. For more information,
refer to “Making Online Music Available Offline” on
page 108.
• On device only: Display only the music that is available on your
tablet.
• Hide labels / Show labels: Hide or show labels. This option is
not available in all library views.
• Settings: Displays the Settings screen. Choose a Google
account to use to connect to Google PlayTM Music and set the
Music settings as indicated on the screen. The Music app
version is also displayed.
• Help: Opens the Browser with information about the Music
application.
Listening to Music
You can listen to music by using your device’s built-in
speakers, through a wired headset, or through a wireless
Bluetooth stereo headset. For more information, refer to
“Bluetooth” on page 136.
Touch the Volume Key
on the side of the
device to activate on-screen volume control, then touch and
drag on the scale to set volume. You can also press the
Volume Key to adjust playback volume.
Options While Selecting a Song
The following options are available for playing songs,
albums, or playlist, finding more information about artists,
finding more music, and deleting songs:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Play Music.
➔
2. Touch an album or song.
3. Touch the label area
under an item.
The following options display depending on the item
view:
• Add to queue / Remove from queue: Add the song to or
remove the song from a queue of songs to be played.
• Add to playlist: Add the song to a new playlist or an existing
playlist.
• More by artist: View any other music in your library by the
artist that performs this song.
• Shop for artist: Launches Google to search for more songs by
the selected artist.
• Delete: Delete the song.
Playing Music
To play a song:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Play Music.
➔
Apps
2. Touch a song in your library to listen to it.
– or –
While viewing a list of songs, touch
and touch Play.
next to a song
– or –
• Play: Plays the selected song, album, or playlist.
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While viewing a list of albums, artists, playlists, or
genres, the label area
under an item and touch
Play.
The Now playing bar displays at the bottom of the
screen and the song you touched or the first song in
the album or playlist starts to play. The tracks in the
current list play in order until you reach the end of the
list (unless you choose a repeat option). Otherwise,
playback stops only if you stop it, even when you
switch applications.
Note: If you navigate away from the Now playing screen in the
Music application, the Now Playing bar displays at the
bottom of the screen. You can use this to control
playback or touch
Menu ➔ Hide now playing bar.
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Displaying the Now Playing Screen
Touch the Now playing bar to display the Now playing
screen. If you navigate away from the Now playing screen, to
return to the Now playing screen from other Music screens:
Touch the name of the current song in the Now Playing
bar.
– or –
Touch the Music notification icon
in the System
Bar, and in the Status Details panel, touch the song
title.
You can also pause and resume playback and skip to
the next or previous song in the Status Details panel.
For more information, refer to “Notifications” on
page 25.
Options While Playing a Song
When you play a song, the Now playing screen displays.
There are various options and controls available while a song
is playing:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Play Music.
2. Play a song. For more information, refer to “Playing
Music” on page 104.
The Now playing bar displays.
3. Touch the Now playing bar.
The Now playing screen displays.
4. Touch
on the Now playing screen to display all
songs in the queue to be played.
5. Touch
next to a song to add it to a playlist, remove
it from the queue, view information about the artist
associated with this song, shop for the artist, or delete
the song.
Menu to display the following options:
6. Touch
• Equalizer: Touch and slide the various controls to adjust
various sound effects.
• Save queue: Create a playlist of the songs currently in the play
queue.
• Settings: Displays the Settings screen. Choose a Google
account to use to connect to Google PlayTM Music and set the
Music settings as indicated on the screen. The Music app
version is also displayed.
• Help: View online help from Google.
7. The Now playing screen contains several buttons that
you can touch to control the playback of songs,
albums, and playlists:
Touch Thumbs up or Thumbs down to add the
song to a Thumbs up or Thumbs down playlist.
Touch to go back to the previous song. Touch
and hold to scan backward through the current
song.
Touch to pause playback.
Touch to resume playback
• Clear queue: Remove all songs from the play queue.
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Touch to advance to the next song. Touch and
hold to scan forward through the current song.
Touch to repeat the current song, repeat all
songs, or disable repeat mode.
When Shuffle mode is enabled, songs play in
random order. When disabled, songs play in the
order they appear in List view.
Creating a Playlist
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Play Music.
Apps
2. Touch the Playlists library view.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ New playlist.
The New playlist pop-up displays.
4. Touch the NAME field to enter a name for the playlist.
5. Touch OK to save the new playlist.
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Adding Songs To a Playlist
To add a song to a new or existing playlist while the song is
playing:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Play Music.
2. Touch
next to an album or song.
3. Touch Add to playlist.
The Add to playlist pop-up displays.
4. Touch the New playlist field to enter a name for the
playlist.
– or –
Touch the playlist to which you want to add the song.
The playlist is saved with the song added to it.
Playing, Renaming, or Deleting a Playlist
To play, rename, or delete a playlist:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Play Music.
➔
Play Store in the Application Bar.
The Google Play Store music section displays.
Apps
2. Display the Playlists library view.
3. Touch
2. Touch
next to a playlist title.
The following options display:
• Play: Play the songs in the playlist.
• Add to queue: Add the songs in the playlist to the play queue.
• Rename: Use the keyboard to enter a new name for the
playlist.
• Delete: Touch OK to delete the playlist. Only the playlist is
deleted. To delete individual songs, see “Options While
Selecting a Song” on page 104.
Shopping for Music at the Play Store
To visit the Google PlayTM Store where you can find and buy
music:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Play Music.
➔
Menu ➔ Help ➔ Music to view information
3. Touch
about finding and buying music.
Making Online Music Available Offline
In addition to playing the music that you add to your online
library, you can play music stored on your device’s internal
storage. Then you can listen to music when you have no
Internet connection. To do this, make some of your online
music available offline.
Tip: You can also copy music directly from your computer to
your device. For more information, refer to “Synchronizing
with Windows Media Player” on page 142.
To make your online music available offline on your device:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Play Music.
2. Change your library view to Albums, Artists, or
Playlists. For more information, refer to “Changing
Library View” on page 102.
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Menu ➔ Choose on-device music and touch
3. Touch
the album or playlist you want to make available
offline.
• A white pin
indicates that the item is already available
offline.
• Gray pins appear next to the items you can make available
offline.
Viewing Your Music Library
The Music Player plays music and other audio files that you copy
from your computer.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Music Player.
• Dim blue pins indicate songs or albums that you copied directly
from a computer to your device.
The Music Player application searches your device’s
internal storage for music and playlists. This can take
from a few seconds to several minutes, depending on
the amount of new music added since you last opened
the application. It then displays your music in several
ways.
4. Touch the gray pin next to each item you want to make
available offline.
– or –
2. Touch Songs, Playlists, Albums, Artists, Genres, Folders,
Composers, Years, or Music square to change the way
you view the contents of your library.
• A bar at the bottom of the screen shows how much space is
available on your device for music and other files.
Touch a white pin to stop making it available offline.
You can switch to other views of your library to make
other kinds of items available offline as well.
5. Touch Done in the bar at the bottom of the screen.
The Music application starts downloading the items to
your device.
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3. Touch the Music application icon
at the top-left of
the Application bar to return to the previous Music
screen.
Managing Your Music
2. Touch Playlists, touch a playlist, and then touch
Menu ➔ Rename playlist.
Searching for Music
To find music in your library:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
2. Touch
Apps
4. Touch OK to save the new playlist.
Search.
3. Type the name of an artist, album, or song.
Matching songs are displayed in a list below the search
box.
4. Touch a matching song to play it. Touch a matching
album, or artist to view a list of its songs.
Creating a Playlist
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Music Player ➔ Playlists.
➔
2. Touch
➔ New playlist.
3. Touch the name field to enter a name for the playlist.
4. Touch OK to save the new playlist.
Renaming a Playlist
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
3. Touch the name field to enter a new name for the
playlist.
Adding Songs to Playlists
1. From a Home screen, touch
Music Player.
➔
2. Touch
– or –
Apps
and touch a playlist.
Touch Playlists, touch a playlist, and then touch
Add music.
All songs are displayed.
next to each song you want to add or next to
3. Touch
Add all to add all songs to the playlist.
The songs appear under the playlist to the right of the
songs list.
4. Touch Done to save the playlist.
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Removing Songs from Playlists
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
2. Touch
Apps
and touch a playlist.
to remove a song from the playlist.
4. Touch Done to save the playlist.
Changing the Order of a Playlist
1. From a Home screen, touch
Music Player.
➔
Apps
2. Touch Playlists and touch a playlist.
Reorder to change the order of the songs.
3. Touch
Touch the grid
on an entry and drag the entry to a
new position in the list.
4. Touch Done to change the order and save the playlist.
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Apps
2. Display the Playlists library view.
All songs are displayed to the left of the playlist and the
songs in the playlist are displayed on the right, under
the playlist name.
3. Touch
Playing a Playlist
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
3. Touch Favorites, Most played, or Recently added, or
touch a playlist title that you created.
4. Touch a song to start playing the playlist at that song.
Deleting a Playlist
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
Apps
2. Touch Playlists and touch a playlist.
3. Touch
Delete in the Application bar.
4. Touch the box next to a playlist title. A check mark
indicates the playlist is to be deleted.
5. Touch Remove and then touch OK to delete the selected
playlist.
Changing Music Settings
To change settings in the Music application:
Apps
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
Menu to display the following options:
2. Touch
• Delete: Touch the box for any song or album you want to delete
or touch the box for Select all to select every song or album. A
check mark
indicates the song or album is to be deleted.
Touch Delete to delete the selected items.
• Share via: Share your music by using Group Cast, Dropbox,
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, Gmail, or Email. Select the songs you
want to share and touch Share.
• Set as alarm tone: Choose a song and touch Set to use the
song as an alarm tone.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
– Music auto off: Set the option Off or set your music to turn off
automatically after 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, 1 hour and
30 minutes, or 2 hours.
Music menu
– Music menu: Enable or disable the music display options that
appear on the main music screen. A check mark
next to
an option means that it is enabled.
Listening to Music
You can listen to music by using your device’s built-in
speakers, through a wired headset or through a wireless
Bluetooth stereo headset.
For more information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 136.
on the side of the
Touch the Volume Key
device to activate on-screen volume control, then touch and
drag on the scale to set volume. You can also press the
Volume Key to adjust playback volume.
• Settings: The following settings display:
Advanced
– Sound settings: Choose SoundAlive and Play speed
settings.
– Lyrics: Display the lyrics of the song, if available.
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Playing Music
To play a song:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Music Player.
➔
Accessing the Music Player
Apps
2. Touch a song in your library to listen to it.
– or –
While viewing a list of albums or genres, touch the
album thumbnail and then touch a song in the list of
songs on the album.
The song you touch starts to play. The tracks in the
current list play in order until you reach the end of the
list (unless you choose a repeat option). Otherwise,
playback stops only if you stop it, even when you
switch applications.
If you navigate away from the Music Player application and
music is playing, you can change songs or easily return to
the Music Player:
1. Touch the Music notification icon
in the System
Bar.
2. In the Status Details, touch the song title to display the
Music Player. You can also pause and resume playback
and skip to the next or previous song in the panel. For
more information, refer to “Notifications” on page 25.
Music Player
Music Player plays music and other audio files that you copy from
your computer.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Music Player.
➔
2. Touch a song or playlist to begin playback.
The music player displays below (portrait mode) or to
the right (landscape mode) of the music listing.
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3. Touch the music player to enlarge it and touch the
screen to display the sound and playlist controls.
Artist /
Favorite
Volume
Album
SoundAlive
Song Title
List
Info Mode
• Volume: Touch to toggle Vibration or Silent mode and Sound
mode, then touch and drag on the scale to set volume. You can
also press the Volume Key on the side of the device to adjust
playback volume.
• SoundAlive: Touch to view and set SoundAlive options.
• Info: Touch to view information about the current song.
• List Mode: Touch to switch to the list of songs.
• Shuffle: When enabled, songs play in random order. When
disabled, songs play in the order they appear in List view.
• Progress Bar: Touch and drag the end of the progress bar to
scan forward or backward through the current song.
• Playback Controls: These buttons control the playback of
songs:
– Touch
to advance to the next song. Touch and hold
scan forward through the current song.
to
– Touch
Shuffle
Progress Playback Controls
Bar
Repeat
Time
Indicators
4. During playback, use the sound and playlist controls:
• Favorite: Touch the star
to mark the current song as a
favorite.
to go back to the previous song. Touch and hold
to scan backward through the current song.
– Touch
to pause playback. Touch
to resume playback.
• Repeat: Touch to repeat the current song, repeat all songs, or
disable repeat mode.
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Options While Playing a Song
There are various options and controls available while a song
is playing:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Music Player, touch a song or an album, and
then a song.
2. Touch the music player to enlarge it.
Menu to display the following options:
3. Touch
• Add to playlist: Add the song to a new playlist or an existing
playlist.
Music Hub
Samsung Music Hub makes your device a personal music
manager and lets you access, buy, and download millions of
music tracks. Access top albums, top tracks, featured
albums, and new releases. Music Hub allows you to search
for tracks, albums, and artists. Enjoy music samples before
you download them directly to your Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab.
Note: You must sign up for an account before accessing some
of the Music Hub options.
Apps
• Via Bluetooth: Play the current song by using a Bluetooth
device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Hub.
• Share via: Share the current song by using Group Cast,
Dropbox, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, Gmail, or Email.
2. Read the Disclaimer and touch Confirm to continue or
Back to exit.
• Set as alarm tone: Use the current song as an alarm tone.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
• Settings: Displays Music Player settings. For more information,
refer to “Changing Music Settings” on page 112.
The Music Hub Home screen displays.
3. Touch one of the following options:
• Featured: This is the Music Hub home screen. Displays top
albums, featured albums, top tracks, new releases, and more.
Touch an item to display more information and prices.
• Genres: Displays bestsellers and new releases by genre, such
as pop, rock, jazz, comedy, and blues.
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• Playlists: Displays downloaded playlists and your library of
songs and albums. Touch New to create a new playlist.
• My page: Displays the following options:
– Basket: Displays songs that you have selected to buy. Touch
Buy to start the purchase process. Touch
Delete all to clear your basket or touch
songs from your basket.
Menu ➔
Remove to delete
– Purchase List: Displays a list of your purchases.
– Payment information: Allows you to set up your payment
method. Touch Add card to enter your payment information.
– Help: Display help information for Music Hub.
Making a Purchase
You can use Music Hub to buy albums or individual tracks.
You can also build your own album from various tracks.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Music Hub.
2. Touch an album or a track.
3. Touch
next to an album to add the album to your
basket or next to each track that you want to add to
your basket.
4. Touch
next to an album to add the album to your
album or next to each track that you want to add to
your album. Touch New to create a new album.
Note: You have to be signed in to use some options. To sign in,
touch Sign in and use the keyboard to enter your Email
address and Music Hub Password. Touch Sign in. Touch
Create account to set up a new account.
Search and use the keyboard to enter a key
4. Touch
word or phrase to search for tracks, albums, or artists.
Touch
on the keyboard to search Music Hub.
Touch an item to play a sample, add an item to your
basket, or add an item to your album.
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Section 8: Photos and Video
This section explains how to use your device’s built-in
camera and camcorder, the Video player app to view and
manage videos, and the Gallery app to view, capture, and
manage photos and videos. It also contains an overview of
the Photo Editor app, Media Hub, and Video Maker apps.
Camera
Use your device’s built-in camera and camcorder to take
photos and record videos.
1. From the Home screen, touch
Camera.
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Note: If memory card storage is used, photos are stored in the
/Root/extSdCard/DCIM/Camera folder as jpg files. For
more information, refer to “My Files” on page 156.
The Camera screen displays.
Settings
Shortcuts
Storage
Indicator
Mode
Camera.
If a memory card is inserted, the Storage location
pop-up displays.
Camera
2. Touch OK to change the storage location to memory
card.
– or –
Touch Cancel to use the device storage for storing
pictures and videos.
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GPS
Active
Image
Viewer
Settings
Taking Photos
To take a photo:
1. From the Home screen, touch
Camera Settings
Camera.
2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your
picture by aiming the lens at the subject.
To configure settings, see “Camera Settings” on
page 118.
3. To take the photo, touch the Camera button.
Back to leave the Camera and display the
4. Touch
previous screen.
Important! Do not take photos of people without their
permission.
Do not take photos in places where cameras are
not allowed.
Do not take photos in places where you may
interfere with another person’s privacy.
Before you start taking photos, use the camera settings to
configure the camera for best results. Camera settings are
represented by icons on the left side of the screen.
Editing Camera Settings Shortcuts
The first five icons are actually shortcuts to camera settings.
These five shortcuts can be customized to fit your
preference.
Self-portrait,
Effects, and
Shooting mode,
Timer,
Exposure value are default settings
shortcuts.
To customize these shortcuts:
Settings ➔ Edit shortcuts.
1. Touch
– or –
Touch and hold any of the shortcut icons to edit them.
2. Touch and hold a setting, then drag and drop it on one
of the five settings shortcuts to the left. The replaced
setting shortcut displays in the edit list.
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Configuring Camera Settings
To configure Camera settings:
While in Camera mode, touch a settings shortcut or
touch
Settings to configure the following camera
settings:
• Edit shortcuts: Customize your settings shortcuts. For more
information, refer to “Editing Camera Settings
Shortcuts” on page 118.
• Self-portrait: Touch to switch to the front-facing camera lens
and take a photo of yourself.
• Shooting mode: Choose an automatic shooting mode, from:
– Single shot: Take a single photo.
– Smile shot: Touch the Camera button to automatically focus on
the subject’s face and take the photo.
– Panorama: Touch the Camera button to take a photo, then use
• Exposure value: Use the slider to set the exposure value from
-2.0 to +2.0.
• Timer: Set a timer for how long to wait before taking a photo.
Options are: Off, 2 sec, 5 sec, and 10 sec.
• Effects: Apply an effect to photos. Options are: None, Negative,
Black and white, or Sepia.
• Resolution: Set a size for the image. Options are: 3.2M
(2048x1536), w2.4M (2048x1152), 2M (1600X1200),
w1.3M (1536x864), 1.3M (1280x960), w0.9M (1280x720),
or 0.3M (640x480).
• White balance: Set the light source. Options are: Auto,
Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, or Fluorescent.
the on-screen guideline to move the viewfinder and take the
next 7 shots automatically.
• Metering: Set how the camera measures or meters the light
source: Center-weighted, Spot, or Matrix.
– Buddy photo share: Take and share photos with friends via
• Guidelines: Enable or disable an on-screen grid to aid in photo
composition.
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• Scene mode: Choose an automatic scene mode from None,
Landscape, Night, Sports, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset,
Dawn, Fall Color, Firework, Candlelight, or Backlight.
• GPS tag: Enable or disable tagging of photos with your GPS
location.
displays on the screen when this option is active.
Caution! Be aware that your location may be present on a
photo when posting your photos on the internet.
• Storage: Set whether to store you photos on your device or on
your memory card.
• Reset: Set all Camera settings to the defaults.
Viewing Photos with the Image Viewer
After taking a photo, use the Image Viewer to view, share,
delete, or edit photos.
1. Touch Image Viewer to view the photo.
2. Touch the screen to show or hide Image Viewer
options.
3. Touch the screen with two fingers or double-tap on the
screen to zoom all the way in or out. For more
information, refer to “Pinch” on page 25.
4. Sweep across the screen to display the next or
previous photo. The current photo is outlined in the
thumbnails at the bottom of the screen. Touch a
thumbnail to view the photo it represents.
Share to use Group Cast, ChatON, Dropbox,
5. Touch
Picasa, Photo editor, Google+, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct,
Gmail, or Email to share the photo.
Slideshow to display a slide show of the
6. Touch
available pictures and videos.
Delete
7. To delete the photo being displayed, touch
and then touch Delete to delete the photo or Cancel to
exit.
Menu to select Set picture as to assign the
8. Touch
photo as a Contact photo, Home and lock screens,
Home screen wallpaper, or Lock screen wallpaper.
For more information, refer to “Viewing Photos and
Videos” on page 126.
Note: Photos are stored in the /Root/sdcard/DCIM/Camera
folder as jpg files. For more information, refer to “My
Files” on page 156.
9. Press
photos.
Back to return to the Camera to take more
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Camcorder
Recording Videos
1. From the Home screen, touch
Use your device’s built-in Camcorder to record highdefinition video in 1080p resolution.
1. From the Home screen, touch
Camera.
2. Slide the
setting.
Mode button to the
2. Slide the
setting.
Camcorder
The Camcorder screen displays.
Settings
Shortcuts
Current or
Elapsed Time
Camera.
Mode button to the
Camcorder
3. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your shot
by aiming the lens at the subject.
To configure settings, see “Camcorder Settings” on
page 122.
Storage
Indicator
4. To start recording, touch
Record.
During recording, the Record button flashes.
Mode
Record
Image
Viewer
Settings
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File Size
Available
Storage
5. Touch
Record to stop recording.
Back to leave the Camcorder and display
6. Touch
the previous screen.
Important! Do not take videos of people without their
permission.
Do not take videos in places where cameras are
not allowed.
Do not take videos in places where you may
interfere with another person’s privacy.
Camcorder Settings
Before you start taking videos, use the camcorder settings to
configure the camcorder for best results. Camcorder settings
are represented by icons on the left side of the screen.
Editing Camcorder Settings Shortcuts
As with the camera, the first five icons are actually shortcuts
to camcorder settings. These five shortcuts can be
customized to fit your preference.
Self-recording,
Effects, and
Recording mode,
Timer,
Exposure value are default settings
shortcuts.
To customize these shortcuts, see “Editing Camera Settings
Shortcuts” on page 118.
Configuring Camcorder Settings
To configure Camcorder settings:
While in Camcorder mode, touch a settings shortcut or
touch
Settings to configure the following
Camcorder settings:
• Edit shortcuts: Customize your settings shortcuts. For more
information, refer to “Editing Camera Settings
Shortcuts” on page 118.
• Self-recording: Touch to switch to the front-facing camera
lens and record a video of yourself.
• Recording mode: Set a recording mode. Options are: Normal
and Limit for email, which limits the size of the video to 50
megabytes.
• Exposure value: Use the slider to set the exposure value from
-2.0 to +2.0.
• Timer: Set a timer for how long to wait before recording a
video. Options are: Off, 2 sec, 5 sec, and 10 sec.
• Effects: Apply an effect to videos. Options are: None, Negative,
Black and white, or Sepia.
• Resolution: Set a size for the video. Options are: 1280x720,
720x480, 640x480, or 320x240.
• White balance: Set the light source. Options are: Auto,
Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, or Fluorescent.
• Guidelines: Enable or disable an on-screen grid to aid in video
composition.
• Storage: Set whether to store you videos on your device or on
your memory card.
• Reset: Set all Camera settings to the defaults.
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Viewing Videos with the Image Viewer
After recording a video, use the Image Viewer to play, share,
or delete your video.
1. Touch Image Viewer to view the video.
2. Touch the screen to show or hide Image Viewer
options.
3. Sweep across the screen to display the next or
previous video. The current video is outlined in the
thumbnails at the bottom of the screen. Touch a
thumbnail to view the video it represents.
Share to use ChatON, Dropbox, Google+,
4. Touch
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, YouTube, Gmail, or Email to
share the video.
Slideshow to display a slide show of the
5. Touch
available pictures and videos.
Delete
6. To delete the video being displayed, touch
and then touch Delete to delete the video or Cancel to
exit.
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Note: Videos are stored in the /Root/sdcard/DCIM/Camera
folder as mp4 files. For more information, refer to “My
Files” on page 156.
Play. Touch
Pause to
7. To play a video, touch
pause the video and touch
Resume to resume
playing the video.
SoundAlive to set the sound quality to
8. Touch
Normal, Voice, Movie, or Virtual 7.1 ch.
9. Touch and drag the
white dot on the progress
bar to fast forward or rewind the video. Touch the left
end of the progress bar to restart the video. Touch the
right end of the progress bar to end the video playback.
– or –
Touch
Rewind to restart the video or
Fast Forward to end the video.
10. Press
Back to return to the Camcorder.
Video Player
Your device’s 10.1-inch 1280x800 WXGA TFT (PLS) LCD
screen provides playback of videos. Use Video player to view
and manage videos stored on your tablet.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Video player.
2. Touch the Thumbnails, List, or Folders tab.
Search and use the keyboard to enter a
3. Touch
search term. The current folder is searched and results
are displayed. Touch X to remove the search field.
Menu for options:
4. While viewing the list, touch
• List by: Display videos by Name (default), Date, Size, or Type.
• Share via: Share the video with Dropbox, Google+, Bluetooth,
Wi-Fi Direct, YouTube, Gmail, or Email.
5. Touch a video to play it. While playing a video, touch
the screen to display or hide on-screen playback
controls.
6. Touch the icon in the upper left corner of the display
screen while the video is playing to change the Display
Mode from original size to full screen in ratio or full
screen.
• Original Size (
): Changes the display mode to the original
size.
• Full-Screen in Ratio View (
): Changes the display mode
to the full-screen in ratio option. The video is enlarged as much
as possible without becoming distorted.
• Full-Screen View (
): Changes the display mode to full
screen. That is, the entire screen is used, which may cause
some minor distortion.
• Delete: Touch videos to select them for deletion or touch
Select all to delete all videos. Touch Delete to deleted the
selected videos.
7. Touch
SoundAlive to set the sound quality to
Normal, Voice, Movie, or Virtual 7.1 ch.
• Auto play next: Touch to enable or disable automatic playing of
videos in the order they appear.
Bookmark to
8. While the video is playing, touch
mark your favorite areas of the video. A yellow mark
displays on the progress bar.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
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Menu for options:
9. During playback, press
• Share via: Send the video by ChatON, Dropbox, Google+,
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, YouTube, Gmail, or Email.
• Trim: Trim the original video or trim the video and create a new
video.
• Via Bluetooth: Turn Bluetooth on to use Bluetooth services.
• Video maker: Open this video in the Video maker app. For
more information, refer to “Video Maker” on page 133.
• Bookmarks: If bookmarks have been set for this video, a
thumbnail and time are displayed for each bookmark. Touch
to remove a bookmark.
• Settings: Touch this option to view the following:
– Play speed: Touch and drag the slider to decrease or increase
play speed.
– Subtitles: View subtitles for the video, if available.
– Auto play next: Enable or disable auto play of the next video.
• Details: Provides details about the video, such as Name, Size,
Resolution, Duration, Format, and Date modified.
• Video auto off: Automatically turn off the video. Options are:
Off, After playing, After 15 min, After 30 min, After 1 hr,
After 1 hr 30 min, or After 2 hr.
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• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
For more information, refer to “Playing Videos” on page 129.
Gallery
Your device’s 10.1-inch 1280x800 WXGA TFT (PLS) LCD screen
provides a high-resolution display of photos and videos.
Use Gallery to view, capture, and manage photos and videos.
Selecting Photos and Videos to View
1. From a Home screen, touch
– or –
Gallery.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gallery.
All albums display.
2. Touch Albums to display other ways to group your
photos and videos. Options are:
• Albums: Based on the folder in which they are stored.
• Locations: Based on where taken.
• Time: Based on the time taken.
• Person: Based on pictures in which a face was detected.
• Group: Based on the contact group of the person in the picture.
3. Touch
Camera to launch the Camera app.
4. Touch
Menu to display the following options:
• Select album / Select group: Touch one or more albums or
groups that you want to share, stream to another device, or
delete.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
• View by: View albums by All content, Content in device, or
Content in Facebook.
Viewing Groups of Photos and Videos
1. From a Home screen, touch
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to view it.
Thumbnails for each photo and video in the group
display.
Slideshow to view a slideshow of the
3. Touch
available pictures and videos.
Menu for these options:
4. Touch
• Select item: Touch one or more items that you want to share
or delete.
• Group by: Further group this group by Location, Time, Person,
or Group, depending on the way you chose the group.
Viewing Photos and Videos
1. From a Home screen, touch
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to view it, and then
touch a photo or video thumbnail.
3. Touch the screen to show or hide Gallery options.
4. Touch the screen with two fingers or double-tap on the
screen to zoom all the way in or out. For more
information, refer to “Pinch” on page 25.
5. Sweep across the screen to display the next or
previous photo or video. (Videos are indicated by the
Play button.) The current photo or video is
outlined in the thumbnails at the bottom of the screen.
Touch a thumbnail to view the photo or video it
represents.
Share to use Group Cast, ChatON, Dropbox,
6. Touch
Picasa (photos), Photo editor (photos), Google+,
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, YouTube (videos), Gmail, or
Email to share the photo or video.
7. To delete the photo or video being displayed, touch
Delete and then touch Delete to delete the item or
Cancel to exit.
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Slideshow to view a slideshow of photos
8. Touch
and video thumbnails in the group. Touch the screen to
stop the slideshow and view the photo or video being
displayed.
Menu to display the following options for
9. Touch
photos:
• Face tag: Set whether to look for a face in this picture.
• Copy to clipboard: Copy the current photo to the clipboard.
• Rotate left: Allows you to rotate the photo counterclockwise 90
degrees.
• Rotate right: Allows you to rotate the photo clockwise 90
degrees.
• Crop: Allows you to crop the image. Touch and drag the crop
box or the sides or corners of the crop box to create the crop
area, then touch Done. Touch X to stop without cropping the
photo.
• Edit: Use Photo studio or Video maker to edit your photo or
video.
• Set picture as: Assign the photo as a Contact photo, Lock
Screen, or Wallpaper.
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• Buddy photo share: Detect the face in this picture and email
that person.
• Print: Print the current photo to a Samsung printer.
• Show on map: This option displays if a Location exists for the
photo. A Location is added to the photo if GPS tag is set On in
the Camera settings. Touch this option to open the Map app
and display the Location where the photo was taken. For more
information, refer to “Camera Settings” on page 118.
Caution! Be aware that your location may be present on a
photo when posting your photos on the internet.
• Rename: Enter an new file name.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
• Details: Provides details about the photo such as Title, Time,
Location, Width, Height, File Size, and so on. Touch the Close
to close the pop-up.
Note: Photos are stored in the /Root/sdcard/DCIM/Camera
folder as jpg files. For more information, refer to “My
Files” on page 156.
There is only three options for videos that are not
playing:
2. Touch a category and then a group to view it, and then
touch a photo to select it.
Menu ➔ Set picture as.
• Rename: Enter an new file name.
3. Touch
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
4. Touch Contact photo and then touch a contact entry.
– or –
• Details: Provides details about the video such as Title, Time,
Duration, File Size, and so on. Touch the Close to close the
pop-up.
For menu options while a video is playing and other
video options, see “Video Player” on page 124.
Note: Videos are stored in the /Root/sdcard/DCIM/Camera
folder as mp4 files. For more information, refer to “My
Files” on page 156.
10. Press
Back to return to the category screen.
Setting a Picture As
You can use the photos you take as a contact’s photo or as
wallpaper for the Home or Lock screen:
Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Touch Home and lock screens, Home screen wallpaper,
or Lock screen wallpaper.
The Crop picture screen displays.
5. Touch and drag the crop box or the sides or corners of
the crop box to create the crop area, then touch Done
to save the cropped photo as the contact’s icon or
wallpaper. Touch Cancel to stop without cropping the
photo.
Tip: To remove a contact photo, see “Updating Contacts” on
page 53.
Tip: To change wallpaper, see “Wallpapers” on page 35.
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Playing Videos
1. From a Home screen, touch
Sharing Photos and Videos
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to view it, and then
touch a video thumbnail to play the video.
Note: Videos are marked with a
Play button.
3. Touch
Pause to pause the video.
4. Touch
Resume to resume playing the video.
5. Touch and drag the
white dot on the progress
bar to fast forward or rewind the video. Touch the left
end of the progress bar to restart the video. Touch the
right end of the progress bar to end the video playback.
– or –
Touch
Rewind to restart the video or
Fast Forward to end the video.
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Share photos and videos with your friends.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to display
thumbnails.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Select item.
4. Touch one or more photos and videos to highlight them
for sharing.
5. Touch
Share.
6. Touch Group Cast, ChatON, Dropbox, Picasa (photos
only), Photo editor (photos only), Google+, Bluetooth,
Wi-Fi Direct, YouTube (videos only), Gmail, or Email,
then follow the prompts.
Photo Editor
The Photo editor application provides basic editing functions
for photos that you take on your device. Along with basic
image tuning like brightness, contrast, and color, it also
provides a wide variety of effects used for editing the photo.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Photo editor.
2. Touch Select picture to edit a photo in your Gallery.
– or –
Touch Take picture to take a photo with the camera.
3. Touch the photo to load it into the Photo editor.
4. Use the following Photo editor controls to edit your
photo:
Selection: Touch the selection icon and then
touch Magnetic, Lasso, Brush, Round, or
Square to set how to mark an area for cropping,
rotating, and so on. Touch
to select a
single area,
to add to a selected area, or
to remove part of a selected area.
Selection Size: Set the size of the Grab selection
area. Drag the slider from small to large.
Inverse: Select the entire picture except for the
selected area.
Undo: Remove the last change.
Redo: Restore a removed change.
Rotate: Rotate a photo to the left or to the right
or create a mirror image of the photo.
Resize: Touch and then drag the corners of the
photo to resize it.
Crop: Touch to crop (cut-out) an area of a photo.
Color: Set the Auto adjustment, Exposure,
Saturation, Contrast, Brightness, and Hue of a
photo. You can also make it Grey-scale or add
a Temperature effect.
Effects: Add various effects to your photo, such
as Blur, Motion, Distortion, Filter, or Frames.
Tools: Copy and Paste to another image or to
the original image. You can use the Spot
healing option.
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5. When all updates to the photo have been made, touch
Save. Use the keyboard to name the edited photo
and touch OK to save it.
Menu to display the
6. While editing a photo, touch
following options:
• Select picture: Open a new photo for editing.
• Take picture: Open the Camera and take a new photo.
• Share via: Send photos to another device or another person.
Options are: Bluetooth, ChatON, Dropbox, Email, Gmail,
Google+, Group Cast, Picasa, or Wi-Fi Direct.
• Set as: Use this photo as a Contact photo, a Home and lock
screens, Home screen wallpaper, or Lock screen wallpaper
image.
Media Hub
Samsung Media Hub is your one stop for the hottest movie
and TV content. With hundreds of titles available at your
fingertips, entertaining on the go has never been easier. You
can rent or purchase your favorite content and conveniently
watch anywhere. Featuring the stunning viewing quality
Samsung is known for, Samsung Media Hub is your gateway
to mobile video like you have never experienced it before.
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Note: Media Hub service requires a Samsung account and
depends on service availability.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Media Hub.
➔
Apps
2. Read the End-User License Agreement (EULA), touch
I agree to the Terms and Conditions, and then touch
Accept to continue or Decline to exit.
The Media Hub screen displays.
3. To rent or buy media, you must have a Samsung
Menu ➔ My Profile to sign in to
account. Touch
your Samsung account or to create an account. Follow
the prompts to complete log-in.
4. Browse content using these options:
• What’s new: Recently-added titles for rent or purchase.
• Movies: Movies you can rent or purchase.
• TV Shows: TV shows you can rent or purchase.
• My Media: Content you have previously purchased or rented.
5. When you find media you want to view, use these
options:
• View trailer: View a short clip from the movie or show.
• You may remove Media Content from a device as many times as
you like. You will have the ability to re-download the Media
Content at a later point in time subject to content re-download
availability and studio permissions.
• Buy: Purchase the media for unlimited viewing on your device.
Follow the prompts to enter payment details.
• You MUST be in network coverage to license Media Content you
• Rent: Purchase a time-limited download of the media. Follow
the prompts to enter payment details.
• You can use 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi connectivity in order to download
6. For additional information about Media Hub, touch
Menu ➔ Help.
Media Hub Notices
• Any media item (Media Content) may be rented or purchased after
you create an account in Media Hub.
• Media Content that is downloaded may be viewed concurrently on
up to five (5) devices with Media Hub that are also registered to
the same account.
• You may choose to remove a device from your account no more
have acquired through the Service.
Media Content.
• Unlike purchased Media Content, rented Media Content will be
viewable on only 1 device in your account.
• Media Content is downloaded and saved onto the SD card.
• Your Media Content may pause/stop or not download in networks
where there is a weak signal.
• You may begin watching downloaded Media Content as soon as
a) license acquisition has occurred and b) sufficient amount of the
Media Content has been buffered.
than once every 90 days.
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• You must finish watching rented Media Content within 24
consecutive hours of start of playback.
– Stopping, pausing, or restarting rented Media Content does not
extend the available viewing time.
– In no event will rented Media Content be available for a period
of more than thirty (30) days (or shorter on a title-by-title basis)
after the Media Content has been rented (e.g., if you begin
viewing rented Media Content on the 29th day after the rental
transaction, but do not finish viewing the entire title, that rented
Media Content may not be available for the entire twenty-four
(24) consecutive hour period if such period would extend the
viewable time beyond the thirty (30) day rental window).
• You cannot play any media content downloaded from Media Hub
through any output on your mobile device, including All Share.
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Video Maker
Video Maker lets you custom-make your own videos. You can
add themes, music, pictures, and other videos to your video.
Apps
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Video maker.
2. Touch New Project.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Section 9: Connections
Your device includes features to connect to the internet and
to other devices by using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or a USB cable.
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that provides
access to local area networks. Use your device’s Wi-Fi
feature to:
• Access the internet for browsing or to send and receive email.
• Access your corporate network.
• Use hotspots provided by hotels or airports while traveling.
Wi-Fi communication requires access to an existing Wireless
Access Point (WAP). WAPs can be Open (unsecured, as with
most hotspots) or Secured (requiring you to provide login
credentials). Your device supports the 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
protocol.
Configuring Wi-Fi Settings
For more information about configuring your device’s Wi-Fi
settings, see “Wi-Fi” on page 171.
Finding Wi-Fi Networks
You can have your device automatically notify you of
available networks. For more information, refer to “Advanced
Settings” on page 172.
Turning Wi-Fi On or Off
Turn your device’s Wi-Fi service on or off. When you turn
Wi-Fi service on, your device automatically searches for
available, in-range WAPs (Wireless Access Points).
Turning Wi-Fi On
1. From any screen, touch the Time in the Status Bar.
The Status Details displays.
2. Touch Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On.
Turning Wi-Fi Off
1. From any screen, touch the Time in the Status Bar.
The Status Details displays.
2. Touch Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi Off.
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Scanning and Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network
When you turn on Wi-Fi, your device searches for available
Wi-Fi connections, then displays them on screen.
1. From any screen, touch the Time in the Status Bar.
The Status Details displays.
2. Touch Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On. Your device automatically
scans for available Wireless Access Points.
3. When the scan is complete, touch a Wi-Fi network to
connect. If the Wi-Fi network is open, your device
automatically connects. If the Wi-Fi network is
secured, enter the password at the prompt to connect.
Adding a Wi-Fi Network Manually
1. From a Home screen, touch
Settings.
➔
Apps
2. Under Wireless and network, on the Wi-Fi tab, touch the
OFF / ON icon
to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. Touch Add network, then enter network information:
• Network SSID: Enter the name of the Wi-Fi Wireless Access
Point (WAP).
• Security: Select the type of security used by the WAP.
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Note: Depending on the Security protocol used by the WAP,
additional network information may be required, such as
a Password.
• Password: If the WAP is secured, enter the password or hex
key.
4. Touch Save to save the settings.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows device-to-device connections so you can
transfer large amounts of data over a Wi-Fi connection.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ More settings ➔ Wi-Fi Direct.
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
on.
to turn Wi-Fi Direct
If you are currently connected to a Wi-Fi network, a
prompt displays Start Wi-Fi Direct operation. This will
turn off Wi-Fi client/hotspot operation.
3. Touch OK to continue.
Your device will begin to search for other devices
enabled with Wi-Fi direct connections.
4. Touch the Wi-Fi Direct tab to display Available devices.
5. Enable Wi-Fi Direct (similar to Steps 1 and 2) on the
device to which you want to connect.
6. Once the device you want to connect to is displayed,
touch on it.
An Invitation to connect displays on the device to which
you want to connect.
7. On that device, touch Accept.
You have 30 seconds to touch Accept on the device to
which you want to connect for the connection to be
made.
Once connected, the other device will show as
Connected in your list of Wi-Fi Direct devices and the
icon will display at the bottom of your screen.
Sharing Information with Connected Device
To share videos, photos, or other information with the
connected device, follow these steps:
1. View the information that you want to share. For
example, if you want to share a photo, find the photo in
your camera viewer or My Files folder, then touch the
Share, Share via, or Send via option.
2. Touch the Wi-Fi Direct option.
The Wi-Fi Direct settings screen displays, Wi-Fi Direct
is turned on, and your device scans for other devices.
3. Touch a connected device name. For example,
Android_XXXX.
4. The other device displays a pop-up that indicates it is
receiving the file.
The file is transferred and can be found in My Files in
the ShareViaWifi folder.
Note: Depending on the other device model, the prompts and
shared folder information may differ.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications
technology for exchanging information over a distance of
about 30 feet.
You do not need to line up the devices to send information
with Bluetooth. If the devices are in range, you can exchange
information between them, even if they are in different
rooms.
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Configuring Bluetooth Settings
Configure your device’s Bluetooth settings. For more
information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 173.
Turning Bluetooth On or Off
To turn Bluetooth on or off:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Settings.
2. Under Wireless and network, on the Bluetooth tab,
touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Bluetooth on or
off.
displays in
Pairing with a Bluetooth Device
Search for a Bluetooth device and pair with it, to exchange
information between your device and the target device.
Tip: After pairing, your device and the target device recognize
each other and exchange information without having to
enter a passcode or PIN.
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Apps
2. On the Bluetooth tab, touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Bluetooth on.
3. Enable the target device’s discoverable or visible
mode.
Apps
Note: When Bluetooth is on, the Bluetooth icon
the Status Bar.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Settings.
➔
4. Touch the Bluetooth tab and then touch Scan. Touch
Stop at any time to stop scanning.
5. From the list of found devices, touch the target device,
then follow the prompts to complete the pairing:
• If the target device requires a PIN, enter a PIN for the target
device and touch OK. When prompted, enter the PIN on the
target device.
• If the device allows automatic or smart pairing, your device
attempts to pair with the device automatically. Follow the
prompts on your device and the target device to complete the
pairing.
Sharing Data with a Bluetooth Device
To send data to a Bluetooth device:
1. Select a file or item from an appropriate application.
2. Select an option for sharing data with the Bluetooth
feature.
Note: The method for selecting an option may vary by data
type.
3. Search for and pair with a Bluetooth device. For more
information, refer to “Pairing with a Bluetooth Device”
on page 137.
Receiving Data from a Bluetooth Device
To receive data from a Bluetooth device:
1. Turn Bluetooth on. For more information, refer to
“Turning Bluetooth On or Off” on page 137.
Note: To select the length of time that your device will be
visible, select
Menu ➔ Visible time-out.
2. Pair with the Bluetooth device from which you want to
receive data. For more information, refer to “Pairing
with a Bluetooth Device” on page 137.
A Bluetooth authorization request pop-up displays
when a Bluetooth device sends data to your device.
3. Select Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive
data.
A File received message displays.
Received data is saved to the Bluetooth folder. If you receive
a contact, it is saved to your contacts automatically.
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Managing Downloads
Uninstalling an App
Files, apps, and other items you download in Internet, Gmail,
Email, or in other ways, are stored on your tablet’s internal
storage. You can use the Downloads app to view, reopen, or
delete what you have downloaded.
Apps come pre-installed on your device and you can
download additional apps from Google Play. If you decide to,
you can uninstall apps you downloaded from Google Play and
other sources.
To manage the demands on their networks or to help you
avoid unexpected charges, some mobile networks place
restrictions on the size of the files you can download. When
you are connected to such networks, and you try to
download an oversized-file, you are asked or required to
delay downloading the file until the next time you are
connected to a Wi-Fi network. At that time, the download
resumes automatically. The Downloads app can also be used
to view and manage these queued files.
There are several ways to uninstall an app:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Application manager.
Downloaded files are stored in the Download directory in
your tablet’s internal storage. You can view and copy files
from this directory when connected to a computer with a
USB cable.
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Settings
2. Touch the Downloaded tab.
3. Touch the app you want to uninstall.
4. Touch the Uninstall button.
A pop-up displays the message This application will be
uninstalled.
5. Touch OK to confirm you want to uninstall the app.
You can also use Google Play to uninstall apps you
downloaded from there (see “Play Store” on page 159).
To uninstall an app from the Apps screen:
Apps.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Downloaded applications.
The Downloaded applications screen displays.
3. Touch
A
Menu ➔ Uninstall.
appears on Apps that can be uninstalled.
4. Touch an app’s icon and then touch OK to uninstall and
remove the app from your tablet.
Note: You cannot uninstall the apps that are included with
Android. You can only uninstall the apps you have
downloaded.
Kies Via Wi-Fi
Samsung Kies is a software that enables you to update your
device firmware, synchronize files, and transfer data to and
from your device directly by connecting to the PC.
Note: Some features will be supported through the System
Updates feature in the future. For more information,
refer to “Software Update” on page 202.
To learn more about Samsung Kies and Samsung
applications, browse featured applications and download
Kies at: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/downloads.
Note: Samsung Kies works on both PC and Macintosh
computers.
Connecting With Samsung Kies
1. Install Samsung Kies software on your PC.
Warning! Close any running applications before connecting
your device to a PC.
2. Run Samsung Kies.
3. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Settings.
Apps
4. Touch More settings ➔ Kies via Wi-Fi.
Select the source of the Wi-Fi connection for Kies air.
5. Follow the prompts from Kies to update your device
firmware.
6. Refer to Samsung Kies Help for more information.
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Memory Card
Your device supports removable microSD™ or microSDHC™
memory cards for storing music, photos, videos, and files.
Installing and Removing a Memory Card
For more information about installing and removing a
memory card, see “Memory Card” on page 13.
Formatting a Memory Card
Formatting erases all content from the memory card and
prepares it for use with your device.
Formatting a Memory Card Using Your Device
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Storage.
2. After mounting the SD card, touch Format SD card.
Important! To prevent damage to information stored on the
memory card, always unmount the card before
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