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User Guide
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Table of Contents
Get Started.................................................................................................................................... 1
Your Phone at a Glance ........................................................................................................ 1
Set Up Your Phone ................................................................................................................ 1
Install the battery ............................................................................................................ 1
Charge the Battery ......................................................................................................... 2
Turn your Phone On .............................................................................................................. 2
Activation and Service ........................................................................................................... 3
Get Your Numbers ......................................................................................................... 3
Get Activated .................................................................................................................. 3
Finalize Your Activation .................................................................................................. 3
Manage Your Account .................................................................................................... 4
Re-Boost® ....................................................................................................................... 4
Complete the Setup ............................................................................................................... 5
Set Up Voicemail ................................................................................................................... 6
Memory Card ......................................................................................................................... 6
Install a microSD Card ................................................................................................... 6
Remove a microSD Card ............................................................................................... 7
View microSD Card Memory .......................................................................................... 7
Format a microSD Card ................................................................................................. 7
Unmount a microSD Card .............................................................................................. 7
Phone Basics ................................................................................................................................ 8
Your Phone’s Layout ............................................................................................................. 8
Key Functions ................................................................................................................. 8
Turn Your Phone On and Off ................................................................................................. 9
Turn Your Screen On and Off ................................................................................................ 9
Touchscreen Navigation ...................................................................................................... 11
Multi Window ....................................................................................................................... 17
Your Home Screen .............................................................................................................. 19
Creating Shortcuts ........................................................................................................ 19
Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts .................................................................... 20
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Adding and Removing Widgets .................................................................................... 20
Extended Home Screens ............................................................................................. 20
Recent Apps ................................................................................................................. 21
Status Bar ............................................................................................................................ 21
Enter Text ............................................................................................................................ 22
Touchscreen Keyboards .............................................................................................. 22
Text Input Methods ....................................................................................................... 23
Google Voice Typing .................................................................................................... 23
Samsung Keyboard ...................................................................................................... 24
Swype ........................................................................................................................... 25
Tips for Editing Text ..................................................................................................... 25
Phone Calls................................................................................................................................. 27
Make Phone Calls................................................................................................................ 27
Call Using the Keypad .................................................................................................. 27
Call from Logs .............................................................................................................. 27
Call from Contacts ........................................................................................................ 27
Call a Number in a Text Message ................................................................................ 28
Call a Number in an Email Message ............................................................................ 28
Call Emergency Numbers ............................................................................................ 28
Enhanced 911 (E911) Information ............................................................................... 29
Receive Phone Calls ........................................................................................................... 29
Answer an Incoming Call .............................................................................................. 29
Mute the Ringing Sound ............................................................................................... 29
Reject an Incoming Call ............................................................................................... 29
Voicemail ............................................................................................................................. 30
Retrieve Voicemail Messages ...................................................................................... 30
Voicemail Notification ................................................................................................... 30
Visual Voicemail .................................................................................................................. 30
Phone Call Options .............................................................................................................. 30
Dialing Options ............................................................................................................. 31
Caller ID ....................................................................................................................... 31
Call Waiting .................................................................................................................. 31
3-Way Calling ............................................................................................................... 32
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Call Forwarding ............................................................................................................ 32
In-call Options .............................................................................................................. 33
Speed Dialing ............................................................................................................... 33
Logs ..................................................................................................................................... 34
View Logs ..................................................................................................................... 34
Logs Options ................................................................................................................ 34
Clear Logs .................................................................................................................... 35
Contacts ...................................................................................................................................... 36
Get Started with Contacts .................................................................................................... 36
Access Contacts .................................................................................................................. 36
Add a Contact ...................................................................................................................... 36
Save a Phone Number ........................................................................................................ 37
Edit a Contact ...................................................................................................................... 37
Add or Edit Information for a Contact ........................................................................... 38
Assign an Image to a Contact ...................................................................................... 38
Assign a Ringtone to a Contact .................................................................................... 38
Link a Contact .............................................................................................................. 39
Delete a Contact........................................................................................................... 39
Add Contacts to Your Favorites ........................................................................................... 39
Create Groups ..................................................................................................................... 39
Create a New Group .................................................................................................... 40
Add a Contact to a Group ............................................................................................. 40
Send a Message to Group Members ........................................................................... 40
Share a Contact ................................................................................................................... 41
Accounts and Messaging ............................................................................................................ 42
Google ................................................................................................................................. 42
Create a Google Account ............................................................................................. 42
Access Gmail ............................................................................................................... 42
Send a Gmail Message ................................................................................................ 43
Read and Reply to Gmail Messages ............................................................................ 43
Email .................................................................................................................................... 44
Add an Email Account .................................................................................................. 44
Add a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Account ........................................................... 44
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Compose and Send Email ............................................................................................ 45
View and Reply to Email .............................................................................................. 46
Manage Your Email Inbox ............................................................................................ 46
Edit Email Settings ....................................................................................................... 47
Delete an Email Account .............................................................................................. 50
Text and Multimedia Messaging .......................................................................................... 50
Send a Message .......................................................................................................... 51
New Messages Notification .......................................................................................... 51
Managing Message Conversations .............................................................................. 51
Messaging Settings ...................................................................................................... 53
Social Networking Accounts ................................................................................................ 55
Flipboard ...................................................................................................................... 55
Google+ ........................................................................................................................ 56
Hangouts ...................................................................................................................... 56
YouTube ....................................................................................................................... 56
Apps and Entertainment ............................................................................................................. 57
Samsung Link ...................................................................................................................... 57
Configure Samsung Link Settings ................................................................................ 58
Use Samsung Link to Share Media with Another Device ............................................. 58
Group Play ........................................................................................................................... 59
DivX ..................................................................................................................................... 60
DivX Legal Information ................................................................................................. 60
Locating Your VOD Registration Number .................................................................... 60
Register Your DivX Device for VOD Playback of Purchased Movies ........................... 60
Google Play Store................................................................................................................ 61
Find and Install an App ................................................................................................. 61
Create a Google Wallet Account .................................................................................. 62
Open an Installed App .................................................................................................. 62
Uninstall an App ........................................................................................................... 62
Google Play Books .............................................................................................................. 63
Google Play Magazines ....................................................................................................... 63
Google Play Movies & TV .................................................................................................... 63
Google Play Music ............................................................................................................... 63
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Music App ............................................................................................................................ 63
Google Maps ....................................................................................................................... 64
Web and Data ............................................................................................................................. 65
Internet ................................................................................................................................ 65
Chrome ................................................................................................................................ 65
Data Services (3G and 4G) ................................................................................................. 65
Your Data Services User Name ................................................................................... 65
4G Services ......................................................................................................................... 66
Wi-Fi .................................................................................................................................... 66
Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network ..................................................... 66
Bluetooth ............................................................................................................................. 67
Turn Bluetooth On or Off .............................................................................................. 68
Connect a Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit ...................................................................... 68
Reconnect a Headset or Car Kit ................................................................................... 69
Disconnect or Unpair from a Bluetooth Device ............................................................ 69
Send Information Using Bluetooth ................................................................................ 69
Receive Information Using Bluetooth ........................................................................... 71
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)............................................................................................ 71
Prepare Your Phone for VPN Connection .................................................................... 71
Add a VPN .................................................................................................................... 72
Connect to a VPN ......................................................................................................... 72
Pictures and Video ...................................................................................................................... 73
Camera ................................................................................................................................ 73
Take Pictures ............................................................................................................... 73
Picture Options ............................................................................................................. 73
Record Videos .............................................................................................................. 76
Video Options ............................................................................................................... 77
Gallery ................................................................................................................................. 78
View Photos and Videos .............................................................................................. 79
Zoom In or Out on a Photo ........................................................................................... 80
Working with Photos ..................................................................................................... 80
Share Photos and Videos ............................................................................................. 81
Video App ............................................................................................................................ 83
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Paper Artist .......................................................................................................................... 83
G+ Photos............................................................................................................................ 84
Tools and Calendar..................................................................................................................... 85
Calculator............................................................................................................................. 85
Calendar .............................................................................................................................. 85
Add an Event to the Calendar ...................................................................................... 85
View Events .................................................................................................................. 86
Erase Events ................................................................................................................ 86
Clock .................................................................................................................................... 87
Downloads ........................................................................................................................... 87
Dropbox ............................................................................................................................... 87
Download the Desktop Application ............................................................................... 88
Access Dropbox on your Phone ................................................................................... 88
Manually Upload a Picture to Dropbox ......................................................................... 88
Flipboard .............................................................................................................................. 89
Google Search ..................................................................................................................... 89
Help ..................................................................................................................................... 89
My Files ............................................................................................................................... 89
S Memo ............................................................................................................................... 90
Create a New S Memo ................................................................................................. 91
S Suggest ............................................................................................................................ 92
S Voice ................................................................................................................................ 92
Voice Recorder .................................................................................................................... 93
VPN Client ........................................................................................................................... 93
Wallet ................................................................................................................................... 93
Settings ....................................................................................................................................... 94
Wi-Fi Settings ...................................................................................................................... 94
Turn Wi-Fi On or Off ..................................................................................................... 94
Configure Wi-Fi Settings .............................................................................................. 94
Other Wi-Fi Settings ..................................................................................................... 95
Wi-Fi Direct................................................................................................................... 96
Bluetooth Settings................................................................................................................ 96
Turn Bluetooth On or Off .............................................................................................. 96
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Configure Bluetooth Settings ........................................................................................ 97
Data Usage Settings ............................................................................................................ 98
More Networks Settings....................................................................................................... 98
Airplane Mode .............................................................................................................. 99
Mobile Networks ........................................................................................................... 99
VPN .............................................................................................................................. 99
NFC Settings ..................................................................................................................... 100
Turn NFC On or Off .................................................................................................... 100
Android Beam ............................................................................................................. 100
S Beam Settings ................................................................................................................ 100
Turn S Beam On or Off ...................................................................................................... 101
Nearby Devices .......................................................................................................... 101
Screen Mirroring Settings .................................................................................................. 102
Lock Screen ....................................................................................................................... 102
Screen Lock ............................................................................................................... 102
Lock Screen Options .................................................................................................. 103
Display Settings ................................................................................................................. 105
Wallpaper ................................................................................................................... 105
Notification Panel ....................................................................................................... 105
Multi Window .............................................................................................................. 106
Page Buddy ................................................................................................................ 106
Brightness .................................................................................................................. 107
Auto Rotate Screen .................................................................................................... 107
Screen Timeout .......................................................................................................... 107
Daydream ................................................................................................................... 107
Font Style ................................................................................................................... 108
Font Size .................................................................................................................... 108
Touch Key Light Duration ........................................................................................... 108
Display Battery Percentage ........................................................................................ 108
Auto Adjust Screen Tone ........................................................................................... 109
LED Indicator Settings ....................................................................................................... 109
Sound Settings .................................................................................................................. 109
Volume ....................................................................................................................... 109
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Vibration Intensity ....................................................................................................... 110
Ringtones ................................................................................................................... 110
Vibrations ................................................................................................................... 110
Default Notification Sound .......................................................................................... 111
Vibrate When Ringing ................................................................................................ 111
Dialing Keypad Tone .................................................................................................. 111
Touch Sounds ............................................................................................................ 111
Screen Lock Sound .................................................................................................... 111
Haptic Feedback ........................................................................................................ 112
Auto Haptic ................................................................................................................. 112
Emergency Tone ........................................................................................................ 112
Samsung Keyboard Settings ...................................................................................... 112
HDMI Audio Output .................................................................................................... 112
Home Screen Mode Settings ............................................................................................. 113
Call Settings....................................................................................................................... 113
Call Rejection ............................................................................................................. 113
Set Up Call Rejection Messages ................................................................................ 114
Answering/Ending Calls ............................................................................................. 114
Turn Off Screen During Calls ..................................................................................... 114
Call Alerts ................................................................................................................... 114
Call Accessories ......................................................................................................... 115
Ringtones and Keypad Tones .................................................................................... 115
Personalize Call Sound .............................................................................................. 116
Noise Reduction ......................................................................................................... 116
Increase Volume In Pocket ........................................................................................ 116
US Dialing .................................................................................................................. 116
International Dialing .................................................................................................... 117
TTY Mode ................................................................................................................... 117
DTMF Tones .............................................................................................................. 117
DDTM ......................................................................................................................... 117
Voicemail Settings ...................................................................................................... 118
Blocking Mode Settings ..................................................................................................... 118
Hands-free Mode Settings ................................................................................................. 119
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Power Saving Mode Settings............................................................................................. 119
Accessory Settings ............................................................................................................ 120
Accessibility Settings ......................................................................................................... 120
Language and Input Settings ............................................................................................. 122
Choose a Default Language ....................................................................................... 122
Set a Default Input Method ......................................................................................... 122
Google Voice Typing Settings .................................................................................... 122
Samsung Keyboard .................................................................................................... 122
Swype Settings ........................................................................................................... 124
Voice Search Settings ................................................................................................ 125
Text-to-Speech Options ............................................................................................. 126
Pointer Speed ............................................................................................................. 126
Motion Settings .................................................................................................................. 127
Smart Screen Settings ....................................................................................................... 128
Smart Stay.................................................................................................................. 128
Smart Rotation ........................................................................................................... 128
Voice Control Settings ....................................................................................................... 129
Accounts Settings .............................................................................................................. 129
Add an Account .......................................................................................................... 129
Backup Options .......................................................................................................... 129
Location Services Settings ................................................................................................ 130
Security Settings ................................................................................................................ 131
Passwords .................................................................................................................. 131
Device Administration ................................................................................................. 132
Security Update Service ............................................................................................. 132
Credential Storage ..................................................................................................... 132
Application Manager Settings ............................................................................................ 133
Battery Settings ................................................................................................................. 133
Storage Settings ................................................................................................................ 133
Date and Time Settings ..................................................................................................... 134
Activate This Device .......................................................................................................... 134
System Update Settings .................................................................................................... 135
About Device Settings ....................................................................................................... 135
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Copyright Information ................................................................................................................ 137
Index ......................................................................................................................................... 138
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Get Started
The following topics give you all the information you need to set up your phone the first time.
Your Phone at a Glance
The following illustration outlines your phone’s primary external features and buttons.
Set Up Your Phone
You must first install and charge the battery to begin setting up your phone.
Install the battery
Install the battery in the phone.
1. Using the slot provided, gently lift the cover.
2. Insert the battery, making sure to align the gold contacts on the battery with the gold
contacts in the phone.
3. Replace the cover, making sure all the tabs are secure and there are no gaps.
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Note: When you insert the battery, your phone may power on automatically.
Charge the Battery
After you install the battery, charge it before using your phone.
Note: Your phone’s battery should have enough charge for the phone to turn on and find a
signal, run the setup application, set up voicemail, and make a call. You should fully charge the
battery as soon as possible.
1. Plug the USB cable into the charger/accessory jack on the bottom of the phone.
2. Plug the USB cable into the charging head, and then plug the charging head into an
electrical outlet.
Turn your Phone On
Use the Power/Lock Key to turn your phone on, to lock the screen or display the lock screen,
and to access the Device options menu.
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Press the Power/Lock Key to turn the phone on.
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
If your phone is activated, it will turn on, search for service, and begin the setup
application.

If your phone is not yet activated, see Activate Your Phone for more information.
Activation and Service
Before using your device, you must set up your service with Boost Mobile. You will need your
phone’s serial number (MEID), printed on a sticker inside the battery compartment.
Get Your Numbers
You will need the phone’s MEID (DEC) number to activate your phone. The MEID (DEC) can be
located on the box that the phone came in or on the back of the phone in the battery
compartment. The MEID is an 18-digit number.
Get Activated
Go to boostmobile.com/activate or activate by phone at 1-888-BOOST-4U.
Note: During the activation process you can choose to get a new number or use an existing
number.
Finalize Your Activation
You’ll receive a message from Boost letting you know that your phone number and account are
ready to go.
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Manage Your Account
Access information about your account. You can:
Note: Be sure to remember the 4-digit Account PIN you set up during activation. You’ll need to
enter your Account PIN when you log in to ‘My Account’ or anytime you call Boost about your
account. If you forget your Account PIN, you will need to remember the month and year you
activated your phone.
From Your Phone
Access your account from the special Boost Zone app.
■
Press
and then tap
Apps >
Boost Zone.
From Your Computer
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Log in with your phone number and account PIN at boostmobile.com.
Call Us
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Call Boost Customer Care by dialing 1-888-BOOST-4U (1-888-266-7848) from a
landline or another phone.
Re-Boost®
Sign up for Auto Pay to keep your service working month after month. Or, you can buy
Re-Boost cards at thousands of retailers and add money to your account from your phone or by
logging in at boostmobile.com.
Pick How You Want To Pay
Boost Mobile makes it easy to add money to your account. You decide exactly how and where
you want to pay. Keep your account active by using your phone and adding money to your
account.
Pay With Cash
Find an Authorized Re-Boost Retailer near you. Pick up a Re-Boost Card or recharge for as low
as $10 at the register, where available.
Pay Anytime With A Credit/Debit Card
Dial #ADD (#233) to add money from your phone or visit ‘My Account’ at boostmobile.com to
do it online. Securely register your credit/debit card with Boost for more convenient one-time
payments or to set up easy Auto Re-BoostSM payments.
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Set Up Worry-Free Payments With Auto Re-BoostSM
It’s the easiest way to make sure your account stays on and active. Use a credit card, debit card
or bank account – whatever’s best for you.
Visit boostmobile.com/reboost to get the details on all your Re-Boost options.
Complete the Setup
After you activate your phone, follow the prompts to set up your Google account and
preferences.
For best results, activate your phone before starting the setup process.
Note: During setup, you may see a notice about Connections Optimizer. Connections
Optimizer helps you manage and enhance your data experience by finding and connected to
remembered Wi-Fi networks on your device, and if applicable, the 4G network. For more
information, see Mobile Networks.
1. After you activate your phone, you’ll see the Welcome screen. Choose a language, and
then tap Start to begin setup.
2. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete each section. For each topic, you will have
an option to skip it and continue to the next screen.

Got Google?: Follow the prompts to sign in to your current Google Account, or sign
up for a new Google Account right from your phone.
•
Tap Yes to enter your Gmail address and password and then tap the right arrow
to sign in to your current Google Account.
•
Tap No to sign up for a new Google account. Tap Get an account, and then
follow prompts to set up your new account.

Backup and Restore: Select your Google account backup settings. If you're signing
in with an existing Google account, you can choose to restore your Google account
information, such as apps, bookmarks, Wi-Fi passwords, and contacts, to your new
phone. You can also choose to keep your new phone backed up with your Google
account.

Google & location: Select options for allowing Google and other apps to use your
location information.

This phone belongs to: Enter your name. Your phone uses your name to
personalize some features.

Google services: Learn about Google’s privacy policy and other terms.
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3. At the Setup complete screen, tap Finish to complete setup and continue with other
options.
4. At the Dropbox screen, select an option and follow the onscreen instructions.

Create a new Dropbox account: Tap to set up a Dropbox account to save your
photos and videos to a Web-based storage area.

I already have an account: Tap to sign in to your current Dropbox account.

No thanks: Tap to skip the Dropbox setup screens.
5. That’s it, your phone is now ready to use.
Set Up Voicemail
You should set up your Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as your phone is activated.
Note: Always use a password to protect against unauthorized access. Your phone automatically
transfers all unanswered calls to your voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned off.
1. Press
and then tap
2. Touch and hold
Phone.
to dial your voicemail.
3. Follow the system prompts to:

Create your password.

Record your name announcement.

Record your greeting.
Note: You can also access Visual Voicemail by touching
.
Memory Card
You can install an optional microSD™ memory card (not included), to add storage for images,
videos, music, documents, and other files on your phone.
Install a microSD Card
Use the following procedures to install an optional memory card (not included) in your phone.
1. Using the slot provided, gently lift the cover off the phone.
2. Insert the card with the gold contacts facing down.
3. Firmly press the card into the slot and make sure that it locks into place.
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Remove a microSD Card
Use the following procedures to remove an optional installed memory card (not included) from
your phone.
1. Using the slot provided, gently lift the cover off the phone.
2. Firmly press the card into the slot to release the lock. The card should pop partially out
of the slot.
3. Remove the card from the slot.
4. Replace the battery cover.
Important: You can easily damage the memory card and its adapter by improper operation.
Please be careful when inserting, removing, or handling it. Do not over-insert the card as this
can damage the contact pins.
View microSD Card Memory
Use the following procedure to view used and available memory on an optional installed
memory card (not included).
See Device Memory for more information.
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > More > Storage.
Format a microSD Card
Formatting permanently removes all files stored on an optional installed memory card (not
included).
Note: The formatting procedure erases all the data on an installed card, after which the files
cannot be retrieved. To prevent the loss of important data, please check the contents before you
format a card.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More > Storage.
2. Tap Format SD card > Format SD card > Delete all.
Unmount a microSD Card
When you need to remove an optional installed memory card, you must unmount the card first
to prevent corrupting the data stored on it or damaging the card.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More > Storage.
2. Tap Unmount SD card, and then tap OK.
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Phone Basics
Your phone is packed with features that simplify your life and expand your ability to stay
connected to the people and information that are important to you. The following topics will
introduce the basic functions and features of your phone.
Your Phone’s Layout
The following illustrations outline your phone’s basic layout.
Key Functions
The following list defines the features listed in the above illustrations.
●
LED indicator glows or blinks in different colors to show status when the screen is
turned off. The LED glows red when charging, and blinks red when the battery is low;
blinks blue when a notification has arrived, or when you are recording voice; and glows
green when the battery is fully charged and the phone is attached to a charger.
●
Earpiece lets you hear the caller and automated prompts during calls.
●
Proximity and Light Sensors detect the presence of objects near the phone, and light
conditions.
●
Front Camera allows you to take pictures and videos of yourself.
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●
Power/Lock Key lets you turn the phone on or off, turn the screen on or off, or lock the
screen. Press and hold for a Device options menu, where you can turn the phone off or
restart it, or for easy access to Airplane mode, and to Mute, Vibrate, and Sound modes.
●
Back Key lets you return to the previous screen, or close a dialog box, options menu,
the Notifications panel, or onscreen keyboard.
●
Home Key returns you to the Home screen. Press and hold to see recent apps, and
access Task Manager and Google Now.
●
Menu Key allows you to access a menu from most of your phone’s screens.
●
Volume Key adjusts the volume of your phone’s sounds. From the Home screen, press
to adjust master volume. During calls or playback, press to adjust volume. Press to mute
the ringtone of an incoming call.
●
Camera lets you take pictures and record videos.
●
Flash helps illuminate subjects in low-light environments when the camera is focusing
and capturing a photo or video.
●
Microphones allow other callers to hear you when you are using the speakerphone, and
captures sound during recording.
●
3.5 mm Headset Jack allows you to plug in the included headset, or other optional
headset, for convenient, hands-free conversations and music playback.
●
Speaker plays ringtones and sounds. The speaker also lets you hear the caller’s voice
in speakerphone mode.
●
USB Charger/Accessory Port allows you to connect the phone charger/USB cable
(included) and other optional accessories (not included).
CAUTION: Inserting an accessory into the incorrect jack may damage the phone.
Turn Your Phone On and Off
The instructions below explain how to turn your phone on and off.
■
Press and hold the
Power/Lock Key.
Your screen remains blank while your phone is off (unless the battery is charging).
Turn Your Screen On and Off
Your phone allows you to quickly turn the screen off when not in use and to turn it back on and
unlock it when you need it.
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Turn the Screen Off When Not in Use
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To quickly turn the screen off, press the
Power/Lock Key.
To save battery power, the phone automatically turns off the screen after a certain period of
time when you leave it idle. You will still be able to receive messages and calls while the
phone’s screen is off.
Note: For information on how to adjust the time before the screen turns off, see Screen
Timeout.
Turn the Screen On and Unlock It
1. To turn the screen on, press the
Power/Lock Key.
2. Swipe the screen in any direction to unlock the screen.

If you have set up a screen lock, you will be prompted to draw the pattern or enter
the password or PIN. See Screen Lock.
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Touchscreen Navigation
Your phone’s touchscreen lets you control actions through a variety of touch gestures.
Tap
When you want to type using the onscreen keyboard, select items onscreen such as application
and settings icons, or press onscreen buttons, simply tap them with your finger.
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Touch and Hold
To open the available options for an item (for example, a contact or link in a Web page), touch
and hold the item.
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Swipe or Slide
To swipe or slide means to quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across the screen.
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Drag
To drag, touch and hold your finger with some pressure before you start to move your finger.
While dragging, do not release your finger until you have reached the target position.
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Flick
Flicking the screen is similar to swiping, except that you need to swipe your finger in light, quick
strokes. This finger gesture is always in a vertical direction, such as when flicking the contacts
or message list.
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Rotate
For most screens, you can automatically change the screen orientation from portrait to
landscape by turning the phone sideways. When entering text, you can turn the phone sideways
to bring up a bigger keyboard.
Note: The Auto rotate option must be enabled for the screen orientation to automatically
change. To make this selection, press
>
> Settings and tap My device > Display >
Auto rotate screen. See Auto rotate screen for more information.
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Pinch and Spread
"Pinch" the screen using your thumb and forefinger to zoom out or "spread" the screen to zoom
in when viewing a picture or a Web page. (Move fingers inward to zoom out and outward to
zoom in.)
Tip: Pinching any Home screen will let you see thumbnails of all seven Home screens. Tap a
thumbnail to go straight to another Home screen.
Multi Window
Multi Window allows you to use two apps on the same screen, in separate, resizable windows.
Enable Multi Window
Enable Multi window in the Display settings.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device > Display.
2. Tap the check box beside Multi window to enable or disable the option.
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Display Multi Window
After you enable Multi window in Display settings, you can control whether Multi window
displays on the screen, for easy access to its features.
When Multi Window is enabled, it displays on the left side of the screen by default. You can
drag the tab along the side of the screen, or tap the tab to open Multi Window, and then drag
Multi window to the other side of the screen.
■
Touch and hold the
Back Key.
Work With Multi Window
After enabling Multi Window, you can use it to run two apps at the same time. You can launch
apps from Multi window, or drag an app to the screen to run multiple apps at the same time.
The apps display together on a split screen. You can switch between the apps, or adjust the
size of their display on the screen.
Use Multi Window to Launch Multiple Apps
When you drag an app from Multi window on top of an open app, both apps display in a split
window.
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While using one app, touch the tab to display Multi Window, and then touch and drag an
app to the screen.
Note: To close an app in Multi Window, tap the X.
Adjust the Size of Apps in Multi Window
While using Multi Window, you can adjust the size of the two apps on the screen.
■
Touch and drag the border between the windows.
Switch Multi Window App Positions
While using Multi Window, you can switch the position of the app windows on the screen.
■
Touch the border between the windows, and then touch
.
Make a Multi Window App Full Screen
While using Multi Window, you can expand an app to full screen anytime.
■
Touch the border between the windows, and then touch
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Your Home Screen
The home screen is the starting point for your phone’s applications, functions, and menus. You
can customize your home screen by adding application icons, shortcuts, folders, widgets, and
more. Your home screen extends beyond the initial screen. Swipe the screen left or right to
display additional screens.
Note: You can keep swiping in one direction and make it back to the main Home screen. The
small circles toward the bottom of the screen let you know your current screen position.
Tip: Press
to return to the main home screen from any other screen.
Creating Shortcuts
Learn how to add, move, or remove items from the home screen.
Adding Items from the Applications Menu
1. Press
, and then tap
Apps.
2. Touch and hold an application icon, and then drag it to a Home screen.
3. Release the screen to lock the new shortcut into its new position on the Home screen.
Adding Items from the Home screen
1. Press
to display the Home screen.
2. Touch and hold an empty area of the Home screen, and then choose Apps and
widgets.
3. Touch and hold the application icon, and then drag it to a Home screen. Release the
icon to lock it on the screen.
Removing a Shortcut
1. Press
to display the Home screen.
2. Touch and hold the desired shortcut, and then drag it to the Remove icon and release it.
As you place the shortcut into the Trash, both items turn red.
Note: This action does not delete the application; it simply removes the shortcut from the Home
screen.
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Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts
You can change any of your primary shortcuts with the exception of the Apps shortcut. The
primary shortcuts are the bottom row of app shortcuts that remain static on all home screens (by
default Phone, Contacts, Messaging, Internet, and Apps).
Note: Before replacing a primary shortcut, you must first add the replacement shortcut to the
Home Screen. For more information, see Creating Shortcuts.
1. Press
to display the Home screen.
2. Touch and hold the primary shortcut you want to replace and then drag it to an empty
space on any Home screen.
3. Touch and hold a new shortcut on the Home screen, and then drag it to the empty space
in the row of primary shortcuts.
Adding and Removing Widgets
Widgets are self-contained applications that reside either in your Widgets tab or on the main or
extended Home screens. Unlike a shortcut, the Widget appears as an onscreen application.
Widgets can include Contacts shortcuts, bookmarks, Facebook status windows, Gmail and
email accounts, and many other types of apps.
Adding a Widget
1. Press
to display the Home screen.
2. Touch and hold an empty area of the Home screen, and then choose Apps and
widgets > Widgets.
3. Touch and a widget, and then drag it to a Home screen. Release the widget to lock it on
the screen.
Removing a Widget
1. Press
to display the Home screen.
2. Touch and hold the desired widget, and then drag it to the Remove icon. As you drop the
widget into the Trash, both items turn red.
Note: This action does not delete the widget, it simply removes it from the current screen
Extended Home Screens
In addition to the main home screen, your phone has six extended home screens to provide
more space for adding icons, widgets, and more. Touch and hold the icon or widget and then
drag across the screen to move from the main screen to an extended screen.
There are six extended screens in addition to the main Home screen.
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Note: You cannot add more screens, unless you have previously deleted any of the existing
screens. The maximum number of home screens is seven.
To go directly to a particular screen:
1. From any home screen, pinch the screen to display thumbnail images of all screens.
- or Press
Home, and then tap
Menu > Edit page.
2. Tap the screen you want to open.
Recent Apps
You can access recently used applications through a display of shortcuts to the applications
themselves.
1. Press and hold
Home from any screen to display Recent apps.
2. Tap an image to open the application.
Status Bar
The status bar at the top of the home screen provides phone and service status information on
the right side and notification alerts on the left. To view notification alerts, touch and hold the
status bar and drag it down.
Status Icons
Icon
Description
Bluetooth® active
Connected to another Bluetooth device
Wi-Fi® active
Vibrate
Mute
Speakerphone Active
Network (full signal)
3G (data service)
4G (data service)
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Airplane Mode
Alarm Set
Smart stay is enabled, and you are using a feature that utilizes Smart stay.
Battery (full charge shown)
Notification Icons
Icon
Description
Missed call
New email
New Gmail
New message
New voicemail
Event
USB connection
Updates available
Downloading
Keyboard active
Enter Text
You can type on your phone using the available touchscreen keyboards.
Touchscreen Keyboards
Touchscreen keyboard entry can be done in either Portrait or Landscape orientations. The
Landscape orientation provides more space and results in slightly bigger onscreen keys. If you
find that you prefer to enter text via the onscreen keyboard, and need bigger keys, use this
orientation.
Selecting a Text Input Method
Some characters and types, such as some symbols and emoticons, are not accessible from the
onscreen keyboard.
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There are a couple of ways to select a text input method:
Settings Menu:
■
Press
and tap
Menu > Settings > My device > Language and input >
Default and select an input method.
Text Input field:
1. From a screen where you can enter text, touch and drag down the Notifications area.
2. Tap Select input method and select an available input method.
Text Input Methods
Your device offers several text input methods.
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Google voice typing allows you to speak your entries.
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Samsung keyboard: allows you to enter text by touching keys on a virtual QWERTY
keyboard. Samsung keyboard includes optional predictive text, which matches your key
touches to common words so you can select a word to insert it into your text.
●
Swype lets you enter words by swiping across the virtual QWERTY keyboard. Instead of
tapping each key, use your finger to trace over each letter of a word. You can also tap
letters to enter words.
Select a Default Text Input Method
You can select a default Text Input Method from Settings, or choose on at any time while
entering text.
From Settings:
■
Press
Default.
and tap
Menu > Settings > My device > Language and input >
While entering text:
1. From a screen where you can enter text, drag down from the top of the screen to open
the Notifications panel.
2. Tap Select input method, and then choose a text entry method.
Google Voice Typing
This feature uses Google voice recognition to convert your spoken words into text.
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Use Google Voice Typing to Enter Text
1. From a screen where you can enter text, drag down from the top of the screen to open
the Notifications panel, and then tap Select input method > Google voice typing.
2. Speak into the microphone and watch your text being entered onscreen. If the text is
incorrect, tap DELETE.
Note: Select a language by tapping at the bottom of the Listening area. Tap Add more
languages to assign a new language via the Google voice typing menu. Removing the check
mark from the Automatic field allows you to select additional languages.
Configure Google Voice Typing
Set Google Voice Typing options. For more information, see Google Voice Typing.
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My device > Language and input, and then tap
next to Google voice typing.
Samsung Keyboard
With Samsung Keyboard, it's easy to enter text, symbols, and numbers.
Use Samsung Keyboard to Enter Text
1. From a screen where you can enter text drag down from the top of the screen to open
the Notifications panel, and then tap Select input method > Samsung keyboard.
2. Tap keys to enter text. While entering text, use these options:

If you make a mistake, tap
to delete incorrect characters. Touch and hold
to delete a whole word or field.

Tap
to change the case of the text. Tap twice to switch to all capitals.

Tap
to switch to a symbols keyboard, to enter symbols. There are two symbol
keyboards.

Tap
to switch to Google Voice typing, to enter text by speaking.
Configure Samsung Keyboard
You can configure options for Samsung keyboard. For more information, see Samsung
Keyboard.
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■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My device > Language and input, and then tap
next to Samsung keyboard.
Swype
Swype lets you enter words by tracing over the letters on the virtual QWERTY keyboard.
Instead of tapping each key, use your finger to trace over each letter of a word. You can also
tap letters to enter words.
Swype provides next-letter prediction and regional error correction, which can compensate for
tapping the wrong keys on the virtual QWERTY keyboards.
Use Swype to Enter Text
1. From a screen where you can enter text drag down from the top of the screen to open
the Notifications panel, and then tap Select input method > Swype.
2. Swipe your finger continuously over the letters to form a word. As you swipe over letters,
words matching your pattern display at the top of the Swype keyboard. To enter a word,
lift your finger, or tap a word at the top of the keyboard.
3. While entering text, use these options:

If you make a mistake, tap
to delete a single character. Touch and hold
to delete an entire word or field.

By default, Swype starts with a capital at the beginning of text. Tap
with a capital letter, or tap

Tap
to start
twice to enter all capitals.
to switch to a symbols keyboard, and then tap keys to enter symbols.
Configure Swype
Choose Swype options. For more information, see Swype Settings.
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > My device > Language and input, and then tap
next to Swype.
Tips for Editing Text
These tips allow you to cut or copy selected text and paste it into a separate selected area.
1. In a text entry field, double-tap the text.
2. Touch and drag the sliders to highlight and select the desired text.
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3. Tap an onscreen option from the Edit text menu bar. You can drag your finger along the
menu bar to see all the options:

Select all: Highlights all the text in the field.

Cut: Removes the selected text and saves it to the clipboard.

Copy: Copies the selected text to the clipboard.

Paste: Insert the last copied or cut text into the current field.

Clipboard: Display the clipboard to choose previously cut or copied text
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Phone Calls
Make and receive phone calls, and use other call-related features.
Make Phone Calls
There are several convenient ways to place calls from your phone.
Call Using the Keypad
The most “traditional” way to place a call is by using the phone’s dialer screen.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap the number keys on the keypad to enter the phone number. As you enter digits,
Smart Dial searches for contacts that match. If you see the number you want to dial, tap
it to select the number without entering the rest of the digits.
3. Tap
to call the number.
4. To end the call, tap
.
Call from Logs
All incoming, outgoing and missed calls are recorded in the Call log. You can place a call to
numbers or contacts that display in this area.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap the Logs tab. A list of recent calls displays. You can use these options:

For additional options, tap the name or number.

Drag your finger from left to right across the contact to place a call, or drag your
finger from right to left to create a message addressed to the number.
Call from Contacts
You can place calls directly from Contacts.
Depending on your motion settings, you may also be able to place a call simply by lifting the
phone to your ear. See Motion Settings for details.
1. Press
Phone Calls
and tap
Contacts.
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2. Use one of these methods:

Tap the contact you want to call and then tap
.

Depending on your motion settings, you may also automatically call the displayed
contact, simply by lifting the phone to your ear. See Motion Settings for details.

Drag your finger from left to right across the contact to call their default number.
Tip: You can also swipe the entry from right to left to send a text message.
Call a Number in a Text Message
While viewing a text message, you can place a call to a number that is in the body of the
message. For more information, see Text Messaging and MMS.
1. Press
and tap
Messaging.
2. Open the message with the phone number and then tap the phone number.
3. Tap
to dial the number.
Tip: You can also call the number from a text or MMS message you received. Tap the name at
the top of the conversation and then tap a phone number.
Call a Number in an Email Message
While viewing an email or Gmail message, you can place a call to a number that is in the body
of the message.
1. Press
and tap
Apps, and then tap
or
.
2. Open the message with the phone number and then tap the phone number.
3. The Phone app opens, displaying the phone number, ready for dialing. Tap
the call.
to place
Call Emergency Numbers
You can place calls to 911 even if the phone’s screen is locked or your account is restricted.
The procedure is the same, whether accessing the Phone app from the Lock screen, or from an
unlocked Home screen.
1. Press
2. Tap
Phone Calls
and tap
Phone.
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Enhanced 911 (E911) Information
This phone includes Global Positioning System which is used for E911 emergency location
services, where available.
When you place an emergency 911 call, the GPS feature of your phone seeks information to
calculate your approximate location. Depending on several variables, including availability and
access to satellite signals, it may take up to 30 seconds to determine and report your
approximate location.
Important: Always report your location to the 911 operator when placing an emergency call.
Some designated emergency call takers, known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs),
may not be equipped to receive GPS location information from your phone.
Receive Phone Calls
When you receive a phone call from a contact, the Incoming call screen appears and displays
the caller ID icon, name, and phone number of the calling party. When you receive a phone call
from someone who is not stored in Contacts, only the default caller ID icon and phone number
appear on the Incoming call screen.
Note: If your phone is turned off, all calls automatically go to voicemail.
Answer an Incoming Call
When a call comes in, the Incoming call screen displays options.
To answer a call:
■
Touch and slide
to the right.
Mute the Ringing Sound
You can mute the ringtone without rejecting the call by doing either of the following.
●
Press the volume button down.
●
Place the phone face down on a level surface. See Motion Settings to display the
settings required to mute incoming calls by turning over the phone.
Reject an Incoming Call
When a call comes in, you can reject the call and send the caller to voicemail, or reject the call
with a text message.
To Reject a Call:
■
Touch and slide
Phone Calls
to the left.
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To Reject a Call with a Text Message
■
Touch and slide Reject call with message, and then select a message, or tap Create
new message to compose a new text message.
Voicemail
Your phone automatically transfers all unanswered calls to your voicemail, even if your phone is
in use or turned off. You should set up your voicemail and personal greeting as soon as your
phone is activated. Always use a password to protect against unauthorized access.
For more information about setting up Voicemail, see Set Up Voicemail.
Retrieve Voicemail Messages
You can access your voicemail by using the following process.
1. Press
and tap
2. Touch and hold
Phone.
to access voicemail, and follow the prompts to review voicemail.
Voicemail Notification
There are several ways your phone alerts you to a new message.
●
By playing a ringtone.
●
By displaying
in the Notifications area of the Status bar.
Note: Your phone accepts messages even when it is turned off. However, your phone notifies
you of new messages only when it is turned on and you are in a service area. You can check
your voicemail by dialing 1 + area code + your wireless phone number. When your voicemail
answers, enter your password.
Visual Voicemail
Visual Voicemail gives you a quick and easy way to access your voicemail. Now you can find
exactly the message you are looking for without having to listen to every voicemail message
first. View voicemails by caller name and number, along with the length of time and priority level
of the message.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Voicemail.
Phone Call Options
Your phone application provides many useful features and options to help you make the most of
your calling experience.
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Dialing Options
There are several options available when entering a new number.
1. Press
and tap
2. While dialing, tap
Phone.
to display a list of options. Tap an option to select it.

Send message to send a text message to the entry.

Add to Contacts to add the entered number into your Contacts list. See Add a
Contact for more information.

Speed dial setting to display the contacts assigned to numbers 2 through 100. The
number 1 is reserved for Voicemail.

Add 2 sec pause to add a 2-second pause to the number you are dialing.

Add wait to add a pause to the calling sequence, to wait until you tap a key to
continue.

Call settings to configure call settings. For more information, see Call Settings.
Caller ID
Caller ID identifies a caller before you answer the phone by displaying the number of the
incoming call. You can block Caller ID if you do not want your number displayed when you
make a call. This block only lasts for one call; to permanently block your number, call Customer
Service.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Phone.
.
3. Enter a phone number and then tap
.
Call Waiting
When you’re on a call, Call Waiting alerts you to incoming calls by sounding a tone. Your
phone’s screen informs you that another call is coming in and displays the caller’s phone
number (if it is available).
To respond to an incoming call while you’re on a call:
■
Slide
to the right to put the first call on hold and answer the second call. To switch
between calls, tap Swap.
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3-Way Calling
With 3-Way Calling (also known as Conference calling), you can talk to two people at the same
time. When using this feature, the normal airtime rates will be charged for each of the two calls.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Enter a number and tap
.
3. Once you have established the connection, tap Add call and dial the second number.
(This puts the first caller on hold and dials the second number.)
4. When you’re connected to the second party, tap Merge.
If one of the people you called hangs up during your call, you and the remaining caller
stay connected. If you initiated the call and are the first to hang up, all callers are
disconnected.
5. To end the three-way call, tap
.
Call Forwarding
Call Forwarding lets you forward all your incoming calls to another phone number – even when
your phone is turned off. You can continue to make calls from your phone when you have
activated Call Forwarding.
Note: You are charged a higher rate for calls you have forwarded.
Activate Call Forwarding
1. Press
and tap
2. Tap
Phone.
.
3. Enter the area code and phone number to which you want your calls forwarded.
4. Tap
. A tone will play to confirm Call Forwarding.
Deactivate Call Forwarding
1. Press
2. Tap
Phone Calls
and tap
Phone.
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3. Tap
. A message will display to confirm the removal of Call Forwarding.
In-call Options
While you’re on a call, you will see a number of onscreen options. Tap an option to select it.
●
Add call: displays the dialer so you can call another person.
●
Keypad: displays the onscreen keypad, where you can enter numbers using DTMF
(Dual Tone Multi-Frequency). This is especially helpful if you need to enter an access
code or other information while on an active call.
●
End call: Terminate the call.
●
Speaker: Route the phone’s audio either through the speaker or through the earpiece.
Warning: Because of higher volume levels, do not place the phone near your ear during
speakerphone use.
●
Mute/Unmute: Turn the onboard microphone either on or off.
●
Headset: Connect to a Bluetooth headset.
●
Touch
for more options:

Contacts: Go to your Contact list.

Memo: Write down a memo during a call.

Message: Send a message during a call.
Speed Dialing
You can assign a shortcut number to a phone number in your Contacts List for speed dialing.
There are one hundred available numbered spaces. The number 1 is reserved for Voicemail.
Assign a Speed Dial
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Phone.
> Speed dial setting.
3. Tap an unused space and then select a contact to assign to the number. The selected
contact number will display in the speed dial list.
Remove a Speed Dial
1. Press
Phone Calls
and tap
Phone.
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2. Tap
> Speed dial setting.
3. Touch and hold on a speed dial, and then select Remove.
Edit a Speed Dial
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap
> Speed dial setting.
3. Tap
> Change order.
4. Tap the entry you want to move, and then tap an unassigned space. (For example, if you
select an entry in space 12, and space 8 shows "Not assigned," you can tap space 8 to
move the entry.)
5. Tap Done to save the change.
Make a Call Using a Speed Dial
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Touch the speed dial digits, holding the last digit until the number dials.
Logs
The Logs tab of the Phone application lists all recent incoming, outgoing, and missed calls.
View Logs
The following procedures will guide you through viewing your call logs list.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap the Logs tab to display logs.

To change the Logs view, tap
> View. Tap All calls, Missed calls, Dialed
calls, Received calls, or Rejected calls to filter the list.
Logs Options
The following procedures will guide you through accessing and understanding your call log
options.
■
To make a call from Logs, see Call from Logs.
For additional options:
1. Press
Phone Calls
and tap
Phone.
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2. Tap the Logs tab to display logs.
3. Touch and hold a listing to display the options list.

Copy to dialing screen: Copy the phone number form the call record to the Phone
screen.

Add to contacts/View contact: Save the phone number to create or update a
contact, or view the contact record where this number is saved.

Send number: Send the phone number in a text message.

Add to reject list: Add the phone number to the list of numbers, to have calls from
the number blocked.

Delete: Erase the call record from Logs
Clear Logs
Follow these steps to clear the Logs list.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Tap the Logs tab to display logs.
3. Tap
Phone Calls
> Delete, and then follow the prompts to select entries to delete.
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Contacts
The Contacts application lets you store and manage contacts from a variety of sources,
including contacts you enter and save directly in your phone as well as contacts synchronized
with your Google account, your PC, compatible email programs (including Exchange Server),
and your Facebook friends.
Get Started with Contacts
Before using Contacts, it’s best to learn a few basics.
Your phone automatically sorts the Contacts entries alphabetically. You can create a Google
contact, a phone contact, or a Corporate (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) contact.
●
Phone contacts are stored locally on the phone.
Note: If the phone is ever reset to its factory default parameters, locally stored contacts (phone
contacts) can be lost.
●
Google contacts are shared with your existing Google account and can also be imported
to your phone after you have created a Google Mail account.
●
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync contacts are shared with a Microsoft Exchange
account.
Access Contacts
You can access contacts from the Contacts app, or from the Phone app.
■
Press
and tap
Contacts.
and tap
Phone > Contacts tab.
– or –
Press
Add a Contact
You can add contacts directly from the Contacts application. Enter details such as name, phone
numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, and more.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Contacts.
at the top of the screen.
3. If you have accounts set up on your phone, tap a storage account.
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4. Touch contact fields to enter information.

Tap
and assign an image to the new entry. You can choose a picture from
Gallery, including tagged pictures, take a new picture with Camera, or use a memo
from S Memo.

Tap the Name field and use the onscreen keyboard to enter the full name. Tap
next to the Name field to display additional name fields.

Tap the Phone number field, and then enter the phone number. Tap
another Phone number. Tap
to add
, and then choose a label for the number.

Tap Email to enter an email address.

Tap Groups to assign the contact to a group.

Tap Ringtone to choose a ringtone to play for calls from the contact.

Tap Message alert to choose a ringtone to play for new messages from the contact.

Tap Vibration pattern to choose a vibration to play for new calls or messages from
the contact.

Tap Add another field to add new fields for the contact.
5. Tap Save to save the new contact.
Save a Phone Number
You can save a phone number to Contacts directly from the phone dial pad.
1. Press
and tap
Phone.
2. Enter a phone number using the keypad.
3. Tap Add to Contacts, and then choose Create contact or Update existing.
4. If you’re creating a new contact, choose an account for the contact.
5. Continue entering contact information, if desired. See Add a Contact.
6. Tap Save to save the contact.
Edit a Contact
Once you’ve added a contact, you can add or edit any of the information in the entry, assign a
caller ID picture, customize with a unique ringtone, and more.
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Add or Edit Information for a Contact
You can modify existing contact information to keep your information up-to-date.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
> Edit.
3. Tap any field you want to change or add. See Add a Contact.
4. Add or edit the information, and then tap Save.
Tip: You can also touch and hold the contact and then tap Edit.
Assign an Image to a Contact
Adding a picture or image to a contact entry creates a more personal and easily recognized
entry. For example, when receiving a call from one of your contacts, the picture will display. You
can add a picture, or use an S Memo.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
.
3. Choose an option:

Choose Image to select a picture from Gallery.

Choose Pictures by people to select a picture from Gallery that contains a tag for
the contact.

Choose Take Picture to take a new picture.

Choose S Memo to assign an S Memo to the contact image.
4. Touch and drag along the sides of the blue border box to crop the image to the desired
size.
5. Tap Done, and then tap Save to assign the image.
Assign a Ringtone to a Contact
You can assign a special ringtone to individual contacts for more personalization.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it.
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3. Tap Ringtone, and then tap a ringtone to select it (a sample plays), or tap Add to find
new ringtones.
Link a Contact
When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail, phone, Facebook, etc.), you may have
multiple similar entries for a single contact. Your phone’s Contacts application lets you link
multiple entries into a single contact.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
> Link contact.
3. Tap another entry to link it to the original contact.
Note: You can link up to five contacts in a single entry.
Delete a Contact
You can delete a contact from the contacts details page.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
> Delete.
3. Tap OK.
Tip: You can also touch and hold the contact and then tap Delete.
Add Contacts to Your Favorites
The Favorites tab is a listing that can help you quickly access your most used or preferred
Contacts entries.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap the star on the contact record.
Note: Another method to add or remove an entry from your favorites is to tap the star icon on
the Contact’s details page (upper-right). Tap to add the entry to your favorites (star is lit), tap
again to remove.
Create Groups
This feature allows you to add a new or existing contact to a call group. This group can be one
of the already present groups (Family, Friends, or Work) or a user-created group.
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Create a New Group
You can create new groups with unique ringtones and vibration patterns.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Contacts > Groups.
> Create.
3. Enter information about the group:

Tap the Group name field and enter a name for the new group.

Tap Group ringtone and select a ringtone for the group.

Tap Message alert to choose a ringtone to play for new messages from group
members.

Tap Vibration pattern and select a vibration pattern for the group.

Tap Add member and select a member or members to add to the new Group.
4. Tap Done when you are finished adding members, and then tap Save.
Add a Contact to a Group
You can add new members to a group from your Contacts.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts > Groups.
2. Tap a group to display it, and then tap
.
3. From the list of contacts, tap the contact(s) you want to add. (A green check-mark
appears next to the selected entries.)
4. Tap Done to add the contact to the group.
Send a Message to Group Members
You can send a message to all or selected members of a group.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts > Groups.
2. Tap an existing group and then tap
> Send message.
3. Select the recipients of the new message (indicated by a green checkmark) and then tap
Done.
4. Type your message, and then tap
Contacts
.
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Share a Contact
You can quickly share contacts using Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Gmail, messaging, or Wi-Fi
Direct.
1. Press
and tap
Contacts.
2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap
> Share namecard via.
3. Send the current contact information to an external recipient via one of the following:

Bluetooth Send the information via Bluetooth. See Bluetooth for information on
pairing and sending via Bluetooth.

Email: Send the information as an email attachment. See Compose and Send Email
for details on sending email.

Gmail: Send the information as a Gmail attachment. See Send a Gmail Message for
details.

Messaging: Send the contact information as an MMS message attachment (vcf file).
For more information about messaging, see Text Messaging and MMS.

Wi-Fi Direct: Send the information via a phone-to-device connection.
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Accounts and Messaging
Set up accounts on your phone, to synchronize information between your phone and accounts.
Use your phone’s messaging features to send text and multimedia messages.
Google
Many of your phone’s applications, such as Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, and the Google
Play Store, require a Google account. To use these applications, you must set up your Google
account on your phone. Setting up your account on your phone syncs your phone and your
online Google account.
Create a Google Account
If you do not already have a Google account, you can create one online or using your phone.
Note: You can also create and sign into your Google/Gmail account through your phone’s
Setup application.
Although you need a Gmail account to use certain features of your phone, such as Google Play,
you do not need to use Gmail as the default account for your phone.
Create a Google Account Online
1. From a computer, launch a Web browser and navigate to www.google.com.
2. On the main page, click Sign in > SIGN UP.
3. Follow the onscreen prompts to create your free account.
Create a Google Account Using Your Phone
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Account.
2. Tap Add account > Google > New.
3. Follow the onscreen prompts to create your free account.
Access Gmail
Below are procedures for accessing your Gmail account.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gmail.
2. Do any of the following:
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
View more email messages: If the Inbox is full, swipe your finger up the screen to
view more messages and conversations.

Read a new email message: Tap the unread message or the conversation with an
unread message (just-arrived items display in bold).

Select messages and conversations: Tap the box before the email or
conversation.

View the Inbox of another Gmail account: Tap Inbox at the top of the screen and
then tap the inbox of the Gmail account you want to view.
Send a Gmail Message
Below are procedures for sending a Gmail.
1. Press
and tap
2. From the Inbox, tap
Apps >
Gmail.
.
3. Enter the message recipient’s email address in the To field. You can add multiple
recipients.
4. Tap Subject and enter the email subject.
5. Tap Compose email and compose your email. To add a picture attachment, tap
Attach picture or Attach video.
>
Note: To send a carbon copy (Cc) or a blind carbon copy (Bcc) of the current email to other
recipients, tap
> Add Cc/Bcc.
6. To send the message, tap
.

To save the current email as a draft, tap
> Save draft. To later view your draft
email messages, from the Inbox, tap Inbox and then tap Drafts.

To delete the current email message, tap
> Discard.
Read and Reply to Gmail Messages
Below are procedures for reading and replying to Gmail messages.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gmail.
2. Tap a message to display its contents.
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Tip: You can also access new messages through the Notifications bar. When a new Gmail
message arrives, you’ll see the icon in the Notifications bar. Touch and hold the bar and slide it
down to display notifications. Tap a message to display it.
3. Tap
to create a reply message.
4. From the menu at the top of the screen, tap Reply, Reply all, or Forward.
5. To send the message, tap
.
Email
Use the Email application to send and receive email from your webmail or other accounts. You
can also access your Exchange ActiveSync email on your phone.
Add an Email Account
Email allows you to send and receive email using various email services. You can also receive
text message alerts when you receive an important email.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Enter your email address in the Email address field.
3. Enter your password in the Password field. To see your password as you enter it, tap
Show password.
4. Tap Next to start automatic email setup. If you need to configure custom settings, tap
Manual setup and then enter your settings. These may include mail type, user name,
password, server, security type, etc.
5. Follow the onscreen prompts to configure options for the account.
6. Tap Done to complete setup.
Note: You can also add email accounts from Settings. Press
Accounts > Add account
and tap
> Settings >
Add a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Account
The Email application also provides access to your Microsoft Exchange account from your
phone. If your company uses Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007, or 2010 as the corporate
email system, you can use this email application to wirelessly synchronize your email, Contacts,
and Task information directly with your company’s Exchange server.
Use the following procedure to synchronize your phone with a corporate email account.
Note: You can set up multiple Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts on your phone.
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1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Enter your email address in the Email address field.
3. Enter your password in the Password field. To see your password as you enter it, tap
Show password.
4. Tap Next to start automatic email setup. For systems that require custom settings, tap
Manual setup and then enter your settings. You may need to consult your network
administrator for this information:

Domain\Username: Enter your network domain and username, separated by “\”.

Password: Enter your network access password (case-sensitive).

Exchange Server: Enter your system’s Exchange server remote email address.
Obtain this information from your company network administrator.

Use secure connection (SSL): Tap to place a checkmark in the box, if your system
requires SSL encryption.

Use client certification: Tap to place a checkmark in the box, if your system
requires certification.
5. Follow the onscreen prompts to configure options for the account.
6. Tap Done to complete setup.
Note: You can also add email accounts from Settings. Press
Accounts > Add account
and tap
> Settings >
Compose and Send Email
Compose and send email using any account you have set up on your phone. Increase your
productivity by attaching files such as pictures, videos, or documents to your email messages.
1. Press
and tap
2. From the Inbox, tap
Apps >
Email.
.
3. Compose your message:

Tap the To field and enter the recipient’s email address. You can add multiple
message recipients.

To send a carbon copy (Cc) or a blind carbon copy (Bcc) of the current email to other
recipients, tap Cc/Bcc.
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
Tap the Subject field and enter the email subject.

Tap the text entry field and compose your email.

To add an attachment, tap
. Choose from the following: My Files, Images, Take
picture, Video, Record video, Audio, Record audio, S Memo, Calendar,
Contacts, or Location.
4. To send the message, tap
.
View and Reply to Email
Reading and replying to email on your phone is as simple as on your computer.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. On the email account Inbox, tap a message to view it, and then choose an option:

Tap
Reply to reply to the sender.

Tap
Reply all to reply to all the addresses in the original recipient list.

Tap
Forward to forward the message to new recipient(s).
3. Enter a message (if desired) and then tap
.
Manage Your Email Inbox
The following procedures allow you to view, refresh, sort, and delete your email messages.
View Your Email Inbox
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap the account name field (upper-left) to open the complete email account list page.
3. Select an email account and tap an email message.
Refresh an Email Account
Whatever your automatic synchronization settings are, you can also synchronize your sent and
received email messages manually at any time.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Select an email account.
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
If you are already in an email account, tap the account name field (upper-left) to
open the complete email account list page.

Select an available email account.
3. Tap
(Refresh).
Sort Email Messages
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
2. On the email account Inbox, tap
Email.
> Sort by.
3. Select from the options to sort email messages by date received (most recent or oldest),
by sender, read/unread status, starred favorites, attachments, priority, subject, flag,
request, meeting requests, or size. (Not all options are available for all email accounts.)
Delete an Email Message
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. On the email account Inbox, touch and hold the message you want to delete.
– or –
Tap the check boxes beside email you want to delete.
3. On the options menu, tap Delete. Tap Delete again to confirm.
Edit Email Settings
You can edit general preferences, which apply to all email accounts, or configure settings for
specific email accounts, such as email address and password, name display and signature,
frequency of retrieval, and more.
Note: Available settings depend on the type of email account.
Edit General Preferences
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
Email.
> Settings.
3. Under General settings, configure settings. Available settings depend on the type of
email account, and may include:

Display: Choose how emails are shown in the email list, and when you open them.
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
Composing and sending: Choose what functions are available while composing
and sending emails.

Auto-advance: Choose how the email list displays after you delete or move an
email.

Confirm deletions: Choose whether the phone prompts you to confirm the action
when you mark emails for deletion.

Priority senders: Maintain a list of email addresses to ensure that emails from the
addresses receive priority handling.

Spam addresses: Create a list of email addresses and domains, to block emails
from these senders.

Rules for filtering: Set filters and manage filtered email.
Edit Account Settings
You can edit settings for your individual email accounts, such as email address and password,
name display and signature, frequency of retrieval, and more.
Note: Available settings depend on the type of email account.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap
> Settings, and then tap Account settings for the account you want to edit.
Settings may include:


Sync settings: Tap to configure options for synchronizing your phone with your
account:
•
Sync Email: When enabled, your phone maintains synchronization with your
email account. The last synchronization is displayed.
•
Sync schedule: Set options for synchronizing your phone with your email
account. Available when Sync Email is enabled.
•
Period to sync Email: Choose a period of time to maintain synchronization
between your phone and email account.
•
Size to retrieve emails: Choose a maximum size for emails, for your phone to
automatically retrieve during synchronization. For larger emails, your phone will
prompt you to download the contents when you open them.
Signature: When On, a text signature is automatically added to emails you send.
Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn signatures On or Off. After turning signatures On, tap
Signature to edit the default text signature.
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
Out of office settings: Configure options for automatic replies to emails when you
are out of the office.

Default account: Assign an account as the default email account for outgoing
messages. When you launch an email from other apps, the email will automatically
be from this account.

Password: Update your account password to match the password set on your
account.

Email notifications: When enabled, an icon displays in the Status bar when you
receive new emails.

Select ringtone: Choose a ringtone to play for new email notifications.

Vibrate: When enabled, vibration plays for new email notifications.

More settings: Configure other options, including the account name, carbon copy
and blind carbon copy, synchronization, and security options.
•
Account name: Enter a name to identify this email account.
•
Your name: Enter a name, to be shown to recipients in emails from this account.
•
Always Cc/Bcc myself: Choose options for sending a copy of emails you send
to yourself, as a copy (Cc) or blind copy (Bcc).
•
Forward with attachments: Choose whether to automatically include
attachments when forwarding an email.
•
Show images: Choose whether to automatically display embedded images in
the body of an email.
•
Auto download attachments: Choose whether the phone automatically
downloads email attachments when you are connected to Wi-Fi. You might use
this option to control how and whether you use your plan’s data services to
download attachments.
•
Auto resend times: Choose the number of times the phone attempts to resend
an email after a delivery failure.
•
Folder sync settings: Choose folders to synchronize between your phone and
account.
•
Period to sync Calendar: Choose the period for synchronizing calendar events
between your phone and account.
•
Empty server trash: Delete the contents of the trash folder on the account
server.
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•
In case of sync conflict: Choose whether information from the server or phone
has priority when there is a conflict.
•
Security options: Configure advanced security options, including encryption.
•
Number of emails to load: Choose the number of emails displayed at one time.
•
Sync Contacts: Choose whether contacts are synchronized between your
phone and the account.
•
Sync Calendar: Choose whether calendar events are synchronized between
your phone and the account.
•
Sync Task: Choose whether emails are synchronized between your phone and
the account.
•
Exchange server settings: Configure the Domain\user name, Password, and
other Exchange server settings.
•
Incoming settings: Configure settings for the account server to access your
account on your phone.
•
Outgoing settings: Configure settings for accessing your account from your
phone.
Delete an Email Account
If you no longer want an email account on your phone, you can delete it through the mail
settings menu.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Email.
2. Tap
> Settings > Account settings.
3. Tap
, and then tap account(s) to delete.
4. Tap Delete, and then follow the prompts to confirm the deletion.
Text and Multimedia Messaging
With Text Messaging (SMS), you can send and receive text messages between your phone and
another phone that supports messaging.
Multimedia messages, (MMS), can contain text and pictures, recorded voice, audio or video
files, picture slideshows, contact namecards (vCard), or calendar events (vCalendar).
See your service plan for applicable charges for messaging.
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Send a Message
Quickly compose and sent text messages on your phone.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
Messaging.
Compose to create a message:

Tap Enter recipient and enter a Contact name, a mobile phone number, or an email
address using the onscreen keyboard. As you enter letters, possible matches from
your accounts and contacts display on the screen. Touch a match to add it to the
message.

Tap Enter message to enter your message.

Tap
to attach an image, picture, video, audio clip, S Memo, Calendar event,
location info, or contact.
3. Tap
Send to send the message.
New Messages Notification
Depending on your notification settings, the phone will play a ringtone, vibrate, or display the
message briefly in the status bar when you receive a new text or multimedia message. To
change the notification for new text and multimedia messages, see Text and MMS Options for
details.
A new message icon
also appears in the notifications area of the status bar to notify you of
a new text or multimedia message. The Messaging application icon
number of new messages.
also displays the
To open the message, touch and hold the status bar, and then slide the status bar down to open
the Notifications panel. Tap the new message to open and read it. For information on reading
and replying to messages, see Managing Message Conversations.
Managing Message Conversations
Text and multimedia messages that are sent to and received from a contact (or a number) are
grouped into conversations or message threads in the All messages screen. Threaded text or
multimedia messages let you see exchanged messages (similar to a chat program) with a
contact on the screen.
Read a Text Message
●
On the Messaging screen, tap the text message or message thread to open and read it.
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●
If you have a new message notification, slide the status bar down to open the
Notifications panel. Tap the new message to open and read it.
Note: To view the details of a particular message, in the message thread, touch and hold the
message to open the options menu, and then tap View message details.
If a message contains a link to a Web page, tap the message and then tap the link to open it in
the Web browser.
If a message contains a phone number, tap the message and then tap the phone number to dial
the number or add it to your contacts.
View a Multimedia Message (MMS)
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Messaging.
2. From the message list, tap a message to open its contents.
3. While the message is open, tap the play icon (on a video or audio file) to play back the
file or tap an image to view a picture.

The file attachment on the MMS message can be saved to an optional installed
memory card (not included). To save the attachment, touch and hold the file. Tap
Save attachment. Select the attachment checkbox and tap Save.
Reply to a Text or Multimedia Message
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Messaging.
2. From the message list, tap a message.
3. Tap the Enter message field and then type your reply message.
4. Once complete, tap
to send the message.
Protect a Message from Deletion
You can lock a message so that it will not be deleted even if you delete the other messages in
the conversation.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Messaging.
2. On the Messaging screen, tap a message thread.
3. Touch and hold the message that you want to lock.
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4. Tap Lock on the options menu. A lock icon displays at the lower right hand side of the
message.
Delete a Message Thread
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Messaging.
2. Touch and hold the message thread that you want to delete.
3. Tap Delete thread.
Delete Several Message Threads
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
Messaging.
> Delete.
3. Select the message threads you want to delete and tap Delete.
Note: Any locked messages will not be deleted, unless you select the Include protected
messages check box before confirming the deletion.
Delete a Single Message
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Messaging.
2. While viewing a message thread, touch and hold the message that you want to delete.
3. Tap Delete on the options menu.
4. When prompted to confirm, tap OK.
View Contact Details and Communicate with a Contact
When you have received a message from someone in your stored contacts, you can tap the
contact’s photo or icon in the message thread to open a menu of options. Depending on the
stored contact information, you can view the contact details, phone, or send an email message
to the contact, and more.
Messaging Settings
Messaging settings allow you control options for your text and MMS messages, including
message limits, size settings, and notifications.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
Messaging.
> Settings, and then configure these options:
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
Delete old messages allows the phone to automatically delete the oldest messages
when the maximum number of messages is reached. Set the maximum number of
messages with the Text message limit and Multimedia message limit settings below.

Text message limit allows you to set the maximum number of text messages per
conversation.

Multimedia message limit allows you to set the maximum number of multimedia
messages per conversation.

Text templates allows you to create and manage text strings that you can add to
messages.

Auto combination allows you to choose whether long messages that are received
in multiple parts are automatically re-assembled to display as a single message.

Group messaging allows you to control how messages to multiple recipients are
handled. When enabled, a single message is sent to multiple recipients. When
disabled, a separate message is sent to each recipient.

Auto retrieve allows you to choose whether message attachment(s) are
automatically downloaded when you display a multimedia message. If you disable
this option, only the message header displays in the message list, and you’ll be
prompted to download the attachment(s).

MMS alert allows you to have the phone alert you when you make a change to a
message that will convert the message to a multimedia message (MMS).

Bubble style allows you to choose how messages appear on the screen. Bubbles
are the boxes that surround each message.

Background style allows you to choose the background of the message screen.

Use the volume key allows you to change the text size while reading a message by
pressing the Volume Key up or down.

Notifications allows you specify whether notifications for new messages display in
the status bar.

Select ringtone allows you to set the ringtone for your message notifications.

Vibrate allows you to choose whether vibration plays along with the ringtone for new
message notifications.

Message alert repetition allows you to choose how often your phone notifies you of
new message(s).

Preview message allows you to choose whether a preview of a new message
appears in the status bar with the message notification.
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
Emergency Alerts allows you to configure emergency alert settings. You can enable
or disable some alerts: Extreme Alert, Severe Alert, Amber Alert, and Emergency
alert test messages. You cannot disable Presidential alerts.
Important: The Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) system provides the government the
ability to send geographically targeted notifications of emergencies, such as threats to public
safety, severe weather events, a hazardous material spill or a missing child in the phone user’s
area.

Emergency notification preview allows you to play a sample emergency alert tone.
Tap Stop to cancel the playback.

Vibrate allows you to select vibrate options for emergency messages.

Alert reminder allows you to configure the reminder interval.

Add signature allows you add a text signature to all messages you send.

Signature text allows you to enter a text signature, when Add signature is enabled.

Spam settings allows you to filter incoming messages for spam messages.

Add to spam numbers allows you to enter telephone numbers, to automatically flag
messages from the numbers as spam, when Spam settings is enabled.

Add to spam phrases allows you to enter a text phrase, to automatically flag
messages as spam when they contain the phrase. Available when Spam settings are
enabled.

Block unknown senders allows you to automatically block messages from numbers
that are not stored as contacts on your phone
Social Networking Accounts
Stay in touch on the go with all your social networking accounts. Post updates on Facebook and
Twitter, review your LinkedIn contacts, see what everyone’s talking about from YouTube, and
more.
Flipboard
The Flipboard application creates a personalized digital magazine out of everything being
shared with you. Access news stories, personal feeds and other related material. Flip through
your Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter account, photos from friends and much
more.
■
Press
and tap
Accounts and Messaging
Apps >
Flipboard.
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Google+
Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a lot easier. You can set up Circles of
friends, visit the Stream to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast messaging
with everyone in your Circles, or use Instant Upload to automatically upload videos and photos
to your own private album on Google+. Visit google.com/mobile/+/ for more information.
Google+ uses your Google account. If you don’t already have a Google account set up on your
phone, you can set one up.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Google+.
2. If you are signed into more than one Google account, select the account you would like
to use with Google+.
3. Follow the onscreen instructions to use Google+.
Hangouts
Hangouts is an application for instant messaging offered by Google. Conversation logs are
automatically saved to a Chats area in your Gmail account. This allows you to search a chat log
and store them in your Gmail accounts.
Note: Hangouts is part of the Google group of apps.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Hangouts.
2. Tap ADD ACCOUNT to add a Google account to Google Hangouts. Tap New to create
a new Google account, or tap Existing to sign in to an existing Google account.
3. After entering your user name and password, tap Sign in.
4. Follow the prompts to begin using Google Hangouts.
Note: If you have already signed into your Google account, it displays on the Hangouts screen.
YouTube
YouTube™ is a video sharing website on which users can upload and share videos. The site is
used to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips,
and music videos, as well as video content such as video blogging, informational shorts, and
other original videos.
YouTube is a data-intensive feature. Check your data plan to avoid additional data charges.
■
Press
and tap
Accounts and Messaging
Apps >
YouTube.
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Apps and Entertainment
All your phone’s features are accessible through the Apps list.
Samsung Link
Samsung Link makes staying connected easy. You can wirelessly synchronize your Samsung
device with your TV, stream content, and even keep tabs on who calls or sends text messages
with real-time, on-screen monitoring.
Samsung Link allows users to share their in-device media content with other external devices
using DLNA certified™ (Digital Living Network Alliance) Devices. These external devices must
also be DLNA-compliant. Wi-Fi capability can be provided to TVs via a digital multimedia
streamer (not included).
Samsung Link uses your Samsung account. The first time you launch Samsung Link, follow the
prompts to sign in to your Samsung account, or create a new account.
Both your phone, and the devices that connect to your phone, must be on the same Wi-Fi
access point (AP). For more information about using Wi-Fi, see Wi-Fi.
Note: Depending on the software version on your phone, you may see AllShare Play preloaded,
or Samsung Link. If you have AllShare Play, you’ll be prompted to upgrade to Samsung Link the
first time you launch AllShare Play.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Samsung Link.
2. Follow the prompts to sign in to your Samsung account and learn about Samsung Link.
3. On the Samsung Link screen, swipe your finger left or right across the screen to scroll
between Photos, Music, Video, or Document types.
4. To set options for Samsung Link, swipe right from the edge of the screen for options:

All content: Display all content categories.

Registered devices: Stream or share multimedia content from your device to other
DLNA-compliant devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network. When you launch
Samsung Link, compatible devices on the same Wi-Fi network display automatically
in Registered devices.

Registered storage: Add storage service(s) to view multimedia files anywhere.
Storage services include Web storage, such as DropBox or other services. Web
storage is sometimes referred to as the “cloud.”
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Configure Samsung Link Settings
Configure Samsung Link options, such as storage location, account information, and registered
storage services.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
Samsung Link.
> Settings for options:

Registered storage: Add a Web storage service, to view or share files.

Save to: Choose a default file storage location. You can save to your phone’s
internal memory or to an optional installed memory card (SD card, not included).

Auto upload: When turned On, photos and videos from your device will be
automatically uploaded to your PC, or to a Web storage service. You can also
choose how files are uploaded. Turn On Use mobile networks to allow your phone
to use your phone’s connection to the wireless data network, or turn it Off to only
allow uploads when connected to Wi-Fi.

Video optimization: When turned On, video quality for streamed video content is
optimized depending on current network conditions.

Password lock: When turned On, access to Samsung Link on your device is
password-protected. You must enter your Samsung account password to start
Samsung Link.

My account: Access information about your Samsung account.

About this service: Learn about Samsung Link.
Use Samsung Link to Share Media with Another Device
Share media with another DLNA-compliant device via Samsung Link.
Both your device, and the device(s) that connect to your device, must be on the same Wi-Fi
access point (AP). For more information about using Wi-Fi, see Wi-Fi.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Samsung Link.
2. Launch AllShare Play or Samsung Link on the target device.
3. On the DEVICES & STORAGE screen, tap your device, and then tap media file(s) to
select them for streaming.
4. Tap
, and then choose a device for sharing. Your device requests permission for
sharing from the target device.
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Follow the prompts on the target device to allow sharing.
Group Play
Use Group Play to share media from your phone to other devices, via Wi-Fi, using your phone
as an AP (Access Point).
Many of your phone’s apps offer sharing via Group Play. Tap
usually from the Share via list of options.
to find sharing options,
The linked image cannot be displayed. The file may have been moved, renamed, or deleted. Verify that the link points to the correct file and location.
To use Group Play, all participants must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Important: If you are using Group Play via an unsecured Wi-Fi network, your information may
be vulnerable to unauthorized third parties while being transferred.
Use Group Play only for personal and non-profit purposes. Using Group Play for commercial
use violates copyright law. The company is not responsible for copyright infringement by users.
Create a Group and Share
Note: To use Group Play, all participants must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Group Play.
2. Tap Set group password > Create Group, and then follow the prompts to create a
group. Participants will use the password to join your Group Play session.
3. After you create the group, your phone turns on the mobile AP (Access Point). Follow
the onscreen directions to bring other devices back-to-back with your phone to join the
group.
4. Choose options for sharing:

Share music: Select music stored on your phone or on an optional installed memory
card (not included).

Share images: Select pictures stored on your phone or on an optional installed
memory card (not included).

Share documents: Select documents stored on your phone or on an optional
installed memory card (not included).

Play games and more: Play games with other participants and explore other types
of content to share.
Note: For more information about using Group Play, tap
Apps and Entertainment
> Info.
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Join a Group
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Group Play.
2. Tap Join Group. Your phone scans for nearby available groups. Your device can only
detect groups on the same Wi-Fi network your phone is connected to.
3. Select a group to join. After connecting, you can see and interact with the group’s shared
media.
DivX
DivX is a digital media format that provides your phone with high-quality videos.
DivX Legal Information
DivX®, DivX Certified® and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its
subsidiaries and are used under license.
DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to HD 720p, including premium content.
ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi
Corporation. This is an official DivX Certified® device that has passed rigorous testing to verify
that it plays DivX video. Visit divx.com for more information and software tools to convert your
files into DivX videos.
ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX Certified® device must be registered in order to
play purchased DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) movies. To obtain your registration code, locate
the DivX VOD section in your device setup menu (tap Apps > Settings > More > About device
> Legal information > License settings > DivX® VOD > Register). Go to vod.divx.com for
more information on how to complete your registration.
Important: DivX VOD content is protected by a DivX DRM (Digital Rights Management) system
that restricts playback to registered DivX Certified devices.
Locating Your VOD Registration Number
Follow these procedures to locate your VOD registration number.
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > More > About device > Legal information >
License settings > DivX® VOD > Register.
Register Your DivX Device for VOD Playback of Purchased
Movies
To play purchased DivX movies on your phone, you will first need to complete a one-time
registration using both your phone and your computer.
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1. Locate your VOD Registration code. Press
and tap
> Settings > More >
About device > Legal information > License settings > DivX® VOD > Register.
2. Open the DivX Player on your computer. To download the free player for your computer,
visit divx.com.
3. From the DivX Player on your computer, choose the VOD menu and select Register a
DivX Certified Device...Follow the prompts to log in, or create a DivX account if you don’t
already have one.
4. Follow the instructions in DivX Player to enter your phone’s VOD registration code and
create a phone nickname.
5. Choose a location on your computer to download the DivX registration video, and then
download the file.
6. Connect your phone to the computer via USB and transfer the DivX registration video to
your phone. From the Registration screen (Transfer), select USB (the phone) as the
target destination for the DivX registration video and tap Start. Return to the DivX VOD
Manager screen (in your computer’s DivX Player) and confirm both your computer and
your new phone appears in the list of registered DivX devices.
Note: There is no special registration or configuration necessary to play back DRM-free DivX
movies. Registration of your phone is only required for playback of DivX material.
Google Play Store
The Google Play Store is the place to go to find new Android apps, games, movies, music, and
books for your phone. Choose from a wide variety of free and paid apps ranging from
productivity apps to games. When you find an app you want, you can easily download and
install it on your phone.
To access the Google Play Store you must have a Google Account set up on your phone. See
Sign In to Your Google Account for details.
Important: Third-party applications may access your personal information or require your
service provider to disclose your customer information to the third-party application provider. To
find out how a third-party application will collect, access, use, or disclose your personal
information, check the application provider’s policies, which can usually be found on their
website. If you aren’t comfortable with the third-party application’s policies, don’t use the
application.
Find and Install an App
When you install apps from the Google Play Store app and use them on your phone, they may
require access to your personal information (such as your location, contact data, and more) or
access to certain functions or settings of your phone. Download and install only apps that you
trust.
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Note: You need a Google Wallet account to purchase items from the Google Play Store app.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Store.
2. Browse through the categories (Apps, Games, Music, Books, or Movies), find an app
you're interested in, and tap the name.
3. Follow the prompts to download and install the app.
Warning: Read the notification carefully! Be especially cautious with apps that have access
to many functions or a significant amount of your data. Once you tap OK on this screen, you are
responsible for the results of using this item on your phone.
Create a Google Wallet Account
You must have a Google Wallet account associated with your Google Account to purchase
items from the Google Play Store app.
Do one of the following:
■
On your computer, go to google.com/wallet/.
- or The first time you use your phone to buy an item from the Google Play Store app, follow
the prompts to enter your billing information and set up a Google Wallet account.
Warning: When you’ve used Google Wallet once to purchase an item from the Google Play
Store app, the phone remembers your information, so you don’t need to enter it the next time.
For this reason, you should secure your phone to prevent others from using it without your
permission. (For more information, see Security Settings.)
Open an Installed App
There are several options for opening an installed app.
■
Press
and tap
Apps and tap the app icon.
Uninstall an App
You can uninstall any app that you have downloaded and installed from Google Play. You
cannot uninstall apps that are preloaded on your phone.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More > Application manager > Downloaded.
2. Tap the app you want to uninstall, and then tap Uninstall.
3. Follow the prompts to complete the uninstall.
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Google Play Books
With Google Play Books, you can find more than 3 million free e-books and hundreds of
thousands more to buy in the Google Play Store.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Books.
Google Play Magazines
With Google Play Magazines, you can subscribe to your favorite magazines and have them
available to read on your phone at any time or any place.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Magazines.
Google Play Movies & TV
The Google Play Movies & TV application allows you to connect to the Google Play Store and
download a movie or TV show to watch instantly. Choose from thousands of movies and TV
shows, including new releases and HD titles in Google Play and stream them instantly on your
Android phone. Previously rented movies are automatically added to your My Movies library
across your phones. Learn more about Google Play Movies at: play.google.com/about/movies.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Movies & TV.
2. Log in to your Google account if you have not already done so, and then follow the
onscreen instructions for renting and viewing movies.
Google Play Music
Google Play Music lets you browse, shop, and play back songs purchased from the Google
Play Store app, as well as songs you have loaded from your own music library. The music you
choose is automatically stored in your Google Music library and instantly ready to play or
download.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Play Music.
Music App
The Music app plays music files. Launching Music allows you to navigate through your music
library, play songs, and create playlists.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Music.
2. Tap a library category at the top of the screen (Songs, Playlists, Albums, Artists, or
Folders) to view the available music files.
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3. Scroll through the list of songs and tap an entry to begin playback.
Google Maps
Use the Google Maps application to find directions, location information, business addresses,
etc. Determine your current location with or without GPS, get driving and transit directions and
get phone numbers and addresses for local businesses.
Google Maps may require you to turn on Location services. For more information about location
services, see Location Services.
■
Press
and tap
Apps and Entertainment
Apps >
Maps.
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Web and Data
The following topics address your phone’s data connections and the built-in Web browser.
Additional data-related features can be found in Accounts and Messaging, Apps and
Entertainment, and Tools and Calendar.
Your phone’s data capabilities let you wirelessly access the Internet or your corporate network
through a variety of connections, including:
Internet
Your phone’s Web browser gives you full access to both mobile and traditional websites on the
go, using your phone’s 3G, 4G, or Wi-Fi data connections.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Internet.
Note: The first time you access the Web on your phone, you may be prompted to sign in with
your phone number. Enter your number and tap Ok.
Chrome
Use Chrome for Mobile to browse fast and sign in to bring your Chrome experience from your
computer, anywhere you go.
For more information, visit: https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/mobile/
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Chrome.
Data Services (3G and 4G)
With your phone and its wireless features, you are ready to start enjoying the advantages of
data services. The following topics will help you learn the basics of using data services,
including managing your user name, launching a data connection, and navigating the Web with
your phone.
Important: Certain data services requests may require additional time to process. While your
phone is loading the requested service, the touchscreen keyboard may appear unresponsive
when in fact it is functioning properly. Allow the phone some time to process your data usage
request.
Your Data Services User Name
When you buy your phone and sign up for service, you’re automatically assigned a user name,
which is typically based on your name and a number.
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Find Your User Name
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > More > About device.
2. Tap Status, and then find your user name under the User name heading.
4G Services
Your phone supports 4G LTE. 4G is a service that must be included in your service plan and
also available in your area. 4G coverage is currently available in only certain markets.
Note: If 4G service is not available in your location, the 4G icon will not appear in the
Notifications area.
Not all services are available on 4G and coverage may default to 3G/separate network where
4G unavailable.
Depending on which icons appear in the Notifications area, your services and features will
change. The following table indicates what functions and features are available when
combinations of these service icons appear:
Icon
Description
3G Coverage: The phone is connected to a 3G network. When data is being
transferred, the arrows are colored.
4G Coverage: The phone is connected to a 4G network. When data is being
transferred, the arrows are colored.
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi provides wireless Internet access over distances of up to 300 feet. To use your phone’s
Wi-Fi, you need access to a wireless access point or “hotspot.”
The availability and range of the Wi-Fi signal depends on a number of factors, including
infrastructure and other objects through which the signal passes.
Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network
By default, your phone’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off. Turning Wi-Fi on makes your phone able to
discover and connect to compatible in-range Wi-Fi networks (or WAPs - wireless access points).
Turn Wi-Fi On
■
Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi. The On/Off slider
displays ON when Wi-Fi is active.
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Tip: You can also turn Wi-Fi on and off through the Notifications panel. Drag the Notifications
panel down and tap Wi-Fi to enable or disable Wi-Fi.
Note: Wi-Fi networks are self-discoverable, which means no additional steps are required for
your phone to connect to a Wi-Fi network. It may be necessary to provide a user name and
password for certain closed wireless networks.
Connect to a Wi-Fi Network
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi.
2. The network names and security settings (Open network or Secured with xxx) of
detected Wi-Fi networks are displayed.

When you select an open network, you will be automatically connected to the
network.

When you select a secured network, you will need to enter the wireless password to
connect to the network. Enter the password and tap Connect. You can use the
show password option to display the password as you enter it.
Manually Add a New Network Connection
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi.
2. Tap Add Wi-Fi network.
3. Enter the Network SSID. This is the name of your Wi-Fi network.
4. Tap the Security field and select a security option. This must match the current security
setting on your target network.
5. Tap Connect to store the new information and connect to the Wi-Fi network.
Note: The next time your phone connects to a previously accessed or secured wireless
network, you are not prompted to enter the wireless password again, unless you reset your
phone back to its factory default settings.
Scan for a Wi-Fi Network
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi.
2. Tap Scan.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range communications technology that allows you to connect wirelessly to a
number of Bluetooth phones, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and Bluetooth-enabled
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handhelds, computers, printers, and wireless phones. The Bluetooth communication range is
usually approximately 30 feet.
Turn Bluetooth On or Off
The following procedures will guide you through turning on and turning off your Bluetooth
phone.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. Tap the ON/OFF slider to move it into the ON position to turn Bluetooth on.
Tip: You can also turn Bluetooth on and off through the Notifications panel. Drag the
Notifications panel down and tap Bluetooth to enable or disable Bluetooth.
Note: Turn off Bluetooth when not in use to conserve battery power, or in places where using a
wireless phone is prohibited, such as aboard an aircraft and in hospitals.
Connect a Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit
You can listen to music over a Bluetooth stereo headset, or have hands-free conversations
using a compatible Bluetooth headset or car kit. It’s the same procedure to set up stereo audio
and hands-free devices.
To listen to music with your headset or car kit, the headset or car kit must support the A2DP
Bluetooth profile.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the on-off slider to turn it on.
3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable, so that your phone can find the headset.
Refer to the instructions that came with the headset to find out how to set it to
discoverable mode.
4. Tap Scan. Your phone will start to scan for Bluetooth devices within range.
5. When you see the name of your headset displayed in the Bluetooth devices section, tap
the name. Your phone then automatically tries to pair with the headset.
6. If automatic pairing fails, enter the passcode supplied with your headset.
The pairing and connection status is displayed below the hands-free headset or car kit name in
the Bluetooth devices section. When the Bluetooth headset or car kit is connected to your
phone,
(Bluetooth connected) displays in the status bar. Depending on the type of headset
or car kit you have connected, you can then start using the headset or car kit to listen to music
or make and receive phone calls.
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Note: Due to different specifications and features of other Bluetooth-compatible devices, display
and operations may be different, and functions such as transfer or exchange may not be
possible with all Bluetooth-compatible devices.
Reconnect a Headset or Car Kit
When you have paired a headset with your phone, you should be able to reconnect it
automatically by turning on Bluetooth on your phone and then turning on the headset. However,
sometimes you will need to reconnect manually, for example if you have been using your
headset with another Bluetooth device.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the on-off slider to turn it on.
3. Make sure that the headset is discoverable.
4. Tap the headset’s name in the Bluetooth devices section.
5. If prompted to enter a passcode, try 0000 or 1234, or consult the headset or car kit
documentation to find the passcode.
6. If you still cannot reconnect to the headset or car kit, follow the instructions in Disconnect
or Unpair From a Bluetooth Device, and then follow the instructions in Connect a
Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit.
Disconnect or Unpair from a Bluetooth Device
Follow these instructions to disconnect or unpair your phone from a Bluetooth device.
Disconnect from a Bluetooth Device
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. In the Bluetooth devices section, the device, and then follow the prompts to confirm the
disconnection.
Unpair from a Bluetooth Device
You can make your phone forget its pairing connection with another Bluetooth device. To
connect to the other device again, you may need to enter or confirm a passcode again.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. In the Bluetooth devices section, tap
next to the device, and then select Unpair.
Send Information Using Bluetooth
You can use Bluetooth to transfer information between your phone and another Bluetoothenabled device such as a phone or notebook computer. The first time you transfer information
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between your phone and another device, you need to enter or confirm a security passcode.
After that, your phone and the other device are paired, and you will not need to exchange
passcodes to transfer information in the future.
You can send the following types of information, depending on the device you are sending to:
●
Images and videos
●
Calendar events
●
Contacts
●
Audio files
The location where the information is saved depends on the type of information and the
receiving device.
Send Information from Your Phone to Another Device
1. Set the receiving device to discoverable mode. You may also need to set it to “Receive
Beams” or “Receive Files”. Refer to the device’s documentation for instructions on
receiving information over Bluetooth.
2. On the phone, open the application that contains the information or file you want to send.
For example, if you want to send a photo, press
and tap
>
Gallery.
3. Follow the steps for the type of item you want to send:

Photo or video (in Camera). After capturing a photo, on the preview screen, tap
> Bluetooth.

Photos and videos (in Gallery). On the Albums tab, tap an album, tap an item, and
then tap
> Bluetooth.

Calendar event: In the Calendar’s Day view, Agenda view, or Week view, tap the
> Share via > Bluetooth.
event and then tap

Music track: This feature is available through the Music app. With the track
> Share via > Bluetooth.
displayed on the Now playing screen, tap

Voice recording: On the main Voice Recorder screen, touch and hold a recording
and then tap Share via > Bluetooth.
4. If you are prompted to turn on Bluetooth, tap OK.
5. Tap the name of the receiving device.
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6. If prompted, accept the connection on the receiving phone, and enter the same
passcode on both your phone and the other device, or confirm the auto-generated
passcode.
7. On the receiving device, accept the file.
Receive Information Using Bluetooth
Your phone is capable of receiving a wide variety of file types with Bluetooth, including photos,
music tracks, and documents such as PDFs.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections > Bluetooth.
2. If Bluetooth is not on, tap the on-off slider to turn it on.
3. Tap the check box next to your phone's Bluetooth name to make it discoverable.
4. On the sending device, send one or more files to your phone. Refer to the device’s
documentation for instructions on sending information over Bluetooth.
5. If prompted, enter the same passcode on both your phone and the other device, or
confirm the auto-generated passcode. A Bluetooth authorization request is displayed on
your phone.
6. If you want to automatically receive files from the sending device in future, select the
Always allow this device check box.
When a file is transferred, a notification is displayed. Tap Accept. To open the file immediately,
slide down the notifications panel, and then tap the relevant notification.
When you open a received file, what happens next depends on the file type.
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
From your phone, you can add, set up, and manage virtual private networks (VPNs) that allow
you to connect and access resources inside a secured local network, such as your corporate
network.
Prepare Your Phone for VPN Connection
Depending on the type of VPN, you may be required to enter your login credentials or install
security certificates before you can connect to your company’s local network. You can get this
information from your network administrator.
To connect to a VPN, you must have Mobile data enabled, or your phone must be connected to
a Wi-Fi network. For information about setting up and using these connections on your phone,
see Mobile networks and Turn Wi-Fi On and Connect to a Wireless Network.
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Set a Screen Lock
Before setting up a VPN, you must set a screen lock to prevent access to your phone by
unauthorized users. Pattern, PIN, or password screen locks provide sufficient security to set up
trusted credential storage.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen > Screen lock.
3. Choose a screen lock, from Pattern, PIN, or Password.
4. Follow the prompts to configure the screen lock. For more information, see Screen lock.
Add a VPN
The following procedures outline the method to use when adding a VPN connection.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > VPN.
3. Tap
, and then enter the information for the VPN you want to add. The information
you may need to enter includes Name, Type, Server address, and other information for
your VPN network. Consult your network administrator for more details.
4. When finished, tap Save.
Connect to a VPN
The following describes how to connect to a VPN.
1. Press
and tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > VPN.
3. In the VPNs section, tap a VPN.
4. Follow the prompts to enter your login credentials and connect. When you are
connected, the VPN connected icon appears in the Status bar.
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Pictures and Video
Camera
Use the camera to take and share pictures and videos.
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.
Take Pictures
Launch the Camera app to take pictures.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your picture by aiming the lens at the
subject. You can rotate the phone to any position, and the screen controls rotate to
make taking pictures easy.
3. As you compose a picture, the Camera automatically focuses the shot (the focus bracket
turns green), or:

Touch the screen to focus on the area you touched.

“Pinch” the screen, or press the Volume Key, to zoom in or out.

Configure other options. For more information, see Picture Options.
4. To take the picture, tap Capture.
Picture Options
Set options for the pictures you take.
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1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. Configure these options:

Self-portrait: Switch between the back camera and the front camera, for selfportraits.

Flash: Choose a flash setting.

Shooting mode: Choose an automatic shooting mode. Some modes are not
available for Self-portraits.
•
Single shot: Take a single photo.
•
Best photo: Hold down Capture to take multiple shots; then choose the best
shots to keep.
•
Best face: Hold down Capture to take multiple shots; then choose the best “face”
on a photo subject to use that face in the final shot.
•
Sound & shot: Record up to 9 seconds of sound with each picture you take. You
can record sound when you take the picture, or after the picture is taken.
•
Face detection: While composing a picture, double-tap on a face to zoom in or
out.
•
Panorama: Touch Capture to take a picture; then use the onscreen guideline to
move the viewfinder and take the next 7 shots automatically.
•
Share shot: Share the pictures you take, with other Share Shot-capable devices
via Wi-Fi Direct.
•
HDR: Take photos in High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode to increase detail.
•
Buddy photo share: When you take a picture, the Camera recognizes faces
from Contacts, so you can easily share the picture with your friends.
•
Beauty: Adjust the contrast to create a smooth facial feature effect.
•
Smile shot: Touch Capture to focus on the subject’s face. If a smile is detected,
the picture is taken automatically.
•
Low light: Adjust exposure automatically, for optimum picture-taking in low-light
conditions. Be careful not to shake the phone while taking pictures.

Effects: Apply an effect to pictures.

Options
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•
Edit shortcuts: Choose shortcuts to appear on the toolbar. Touch and drag
shortcuts between the toolbar and the list.
•
Burst shot: When On, touch and hold the Capture button to take up to 20 shots
automatically.
•
GPS Tag: Add GPS location information to photo details.
•
Self-portrait: When On, the Camera takes pictures with the front Camera.
•
Flash: Choose the default flash mode.
•
Shooting mode: Choose the default mode for taking pictures.
•
Effects: Apply an effect to pictures.
•
Scene mode: Choose a mode to match the kind of pictures you’re taking.
•
Exposure value: Set the default brightness level.
•
Focus mode: Set the default focus mode.
•
Timer: Set a delay to wait between touching the Camera button and taking a
picture.
•
Resolution: Choose a size for the image.
•
White balance: Choose a setting for the light source.
•
ISO: Choose a setting for imaging sensitivity.
•
Metering: Select a method for measuring light.
•
Auto contrast: Allow automatic light/dark adjustment.
•
Guidelines: Enable or disable an on-screen grid to aid in photo composition.
•
Auto share shot: When turned On, you can easily connect to other devices via
S Beam to share pictures with other S Beam devices. To share pictures, bring
the devices back-to-back. For more information, see S Beam.
•
Anti-shake: When enabled, minimizes the effect of camera movement.
•
Contextual filename: When enabled, the filename the camera to the picture
includes GPS information.
•
Voice control: When enabled, you can speak a command to capture a picture.
•
Image quality: Choose a quality setting for photos.
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Storage: If an optional memory card is installed (not included), choose the
default storage location for pictures. By default all pictures are stored to the
phone’s internal memory.
•
Reset: Set all Camera settings to the defaults.
Record Videos
Use the Camera to record video.
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.
1. Press
and tap
recording mode.
Apps >
Camera, and then tap Mode to switch to
2. Choose a recording mode. You can choose to limit the size of the video so that it can be
sent in a message, or continue with normal recording.
3. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your shot by aiming the lens at the subject.
You can rotate the phone to any position, and the screen controls rotate to make
recording easy.
4. As you compose a shot, the Camera automatically focuses the shot (the focus bracket
turns green), or you can:

“Pinch” the screen to zoom in or out.

Configure options.
5. Tap

Record to begin recording. While recording, you can use these options:
Tap the screen to change the focus area to the area you tapped.
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
Tap
Capture to take a still picture while continuing recording.

Tap
Pause to temporarily stop recording.

Tap
Stop to stop recording.
Video Options
Configure options for videos.
1. Press
and tap
recording mode.
Apps >
Camera, and then tap Mode to switch to
2. Configure these options:

Self-recording: Switch between the back camera and the front camera, for
recording yourself.

Flash: Choose a flash setting.

Recording mode: Choose an automatic shooting mode. Some modes are not
available for Self-portraits.
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Normal: Record a video of any length (limited only by memory space).
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Limit for MMS: Restrict the length of the video so it can be sent as a message
attachment.
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Effects: Apply an effect to pictures.

Options
•
Edit shortcuts: Choose shortcuts to appear on the toolbar. Touch and drag
shortcuts between the toolbar and the list.
•
GPS Tag: Add GPS location information to photo details.
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Self-recording: When On, the Camera records with the front Camera.
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Flash: Choose the default flash mode.
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Recording mode: Choose the default recording mode.
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Effects: Apply an effect to videos.
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Exposure value: Set the default brightness level.
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Timer: Set a delay to wait between touching the Camera button and starting
recording.
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Resolution: Choose a size for the video.
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White balance: Choose a setting for the light source.
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Guidelines: Enable or disable an on-screen grid to aid in video composition.
•
Anti-Shake: When enabled, minimizes the effect of camera movement.
•
Contextual filename: When enabled, the camera assigns a filename to the
video file, that includes GPS information.
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Video quality: Choose a quality setting for videos.
•
Storage: If an optional memory card is installed (not included), choose the
default storage location for videos. By default all videos are stored in the phone’s
internal memory.
•
Reset: Set all Camera settings to the defaults.
Gallery
Using the Gallery application, you can view pictures and watch videos that you’ve taken with
your phone’s camera, downloaded, or copied to an optional memory card (not included).
For pictures stored on an optional memory card, you can do basic editing such as rotating and
cropping. You can also set a picture as your contact picture or wallpaper and share pictures with
your friends.
While viewing pictures in the Gallery, scroll up the screen to view more albums. Simply tap an
album to view the photos or videos in that album.
If you have pictures or videos stored on an optional memory card (not included), they will be
display folders they are stored in, and folders are treated as albums. The actual folder names
will be used as the album names. If you have downloaded any photos and videos, these will be
placed in the All downloads album.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.
3. From the Gallery screen, you can use these options:

Tap a picture or video to display it in full screen view.

Touch and hold thumbnails to select them (indicated by a check mark).
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The linked image cannot be displayed. The file may have been moved, renamed, or deleted. Verify that the link points to the correct file and location.

Tap
Create album to create an album. Give the album a name, and then select
and drag thumbnails to the album to move or copy files to the new album.
The linked image cannot be displayed. The file may have been moved, renamed, or deleted. Verify that the link points to the correct file and location.

Tap

Tap
Camera to launch the Camera, to take pictures or record video.
for options, including:
The linked image cannot be displayed. The file may have been moved, renamed, or deleted. Verify that the link points to the correct file and location.
•
Select album/Select item: Depending on the view, tap albums or items to select
again for options you can use with the
them. After selection, you can tap
selected item.
•
Slideshow: Choose options to create a slideshow for viewing your pictures and
videos.
•
Content to display: Choose content to display in Gallery. You can choose
content saved to your phone’s memory, content from other sources such as
Dropbox, Facebook, or your Picasa™ account.
•
Scan for nearby devices: Search for nearby DLNA-compatible devices, to share
media.
•
Hide items/Show hidden items: Use Hide items to choose items to hide from
display. The items are not deleted, and can be displayed with the Show hidden
items option.
•
Settings: Configure Gallery settings.
Note: Available options depend on which gallery screen you are viewing. Additional options
may include Content to display, Scan for nearby devices, Show nearby devices, and Help
View Photos and Videos
After selecting an album from the Albums tab, you can browse the photos and videos of that
album in either photo pile or grid view. Tap a photo or video to view it in full screen.
View Photos
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a thumbnail to view the picture. While viewing a picture full-screen you can use
these options:

Screen mirroring: Choose a device to share the picture via AllShare or Group
Play.
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
Share: Choose an option for sharing the picture. Options may include Group
Play, Dropbox, Bluetooth, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Hangouts, Messaging,
Picasa, S Memo, or Wi-Fi Direct.

Delete: Erase the current picture.

Camera: Launch the Camera, to take pictures or record video.
View Videos
Note: If no control icons are displayed on the screen in addition to the picture, tap anywhere on
the screen to display them.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap a video to select it. When the video is displayed full-screen, you can use these
options:

Share: Choose an option for sharing the video. Options may include Bluetooth,
Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Google+, Messaging, Picasa, Wi-Fi Direct, or YouTube.

Trim: Edit the length of the video.

Delete: Erase the current video.

Tap
to play the video.
Zoom In or Out on a Photo
There are two ways you can zoom in or out of a photo.
■
Tap the screen twice quickly to zoom in and then tap the screen twice quickly again to
zoom out.
- or You can also use pinch and spread to zoom in or out. See Touchscreen Navigation.
Working with Photos
You can touch and hold on a photo to open a selection menu and choose what to do with it. You
can choose to delete the photo, rotate or crop it, and more.
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Rotate and Save a Photo
To rotate and save your photo, follow the below procedures.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.
3. Tap
> Rotate left or Rotate right.
The rotated picture is saved in your default storage location as a copy.
Crop a Photo
The crop your photos, follow the below procedures.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Select a folder location (such as Camera) and tap an image to view your picture.
3. Tap
> Crop.
4. To adjust the crop box size, touch and hold the edge of the box. When directional arrows
appear, drag your finger inward to or outward to resize the crop box.
5. To move the crop box to the part of the photo that you want to crop, drag the crop box to
the desired position.
6. Tap Done to apply the changes to the picture.
The cropped picture is saved along with the original copy in your default storage location.
Share Photos and Videos
The Gallery application lets you send photos and videos using email or multimedia messages.
You can share photos on your social networks (such as Facebook, Picasa, and Twitter) and
share videos on YouTube. You can also send them to another phone or your computer using
Bluetooth.
Send Photos or Videos by Email
You can send several photos, videos, or both in an email message. They are added as file
attachments in your email.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share.
3. Tap the photos you want to send.
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4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Gmail or Email.
5. Compose your message and then tap
or
.
Note: If you selected Email and you have multiple email accounts, the default email account will
be used.
Send a Photo or Video by Multimedia Message
Although you can send several photos or videos in a multimedia message, it may be better to
send one at a time, especially if the files are large in size.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.
3. Tap the photo or video you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Messaging.
5. Compose your message and then tap
.
Send Photos or Videos Using Bluetooth
You can select several photos, videos, or both and send them to someone’s phone or your
computer using Bluetooth.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.
3. Select the photos or videos you want to send.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Bluetooth. In the next few steps, you’ll be asked
to turn on Bluetooth on your phone and connect to the receiving Bluetooth phone so the
files can be sent. For more information, see Bluetooth.
Share Photos or Videos on Google+
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to send.
3. Tap the photo or video you want to send.
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4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Google+.
Share Photos on Picasa
You need to be signed in to a Google Account to upload pictures to the Picasa photo organizing
service.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the photos or videos you want to share.
3. Select the photos you want to share.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> Picasa.
5. Select the online album where you want to upload the pictures.
6. Tap Upload. You can view the photos online at picasaweb.google.com.
Share Videos on YouTube
You can share your videos by uploading them to YouTube. Before you do this, you must create
a YouTube account and sign in to that account on your phone.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Gallery.
2. Tap the album that contains the videos you want to share.
3. Select the video you want to share.
4. Touch the screen and then tap
> YouTube.
5. Enter the prompted information, such as description and tags, and select a privacy
option.
6. Tap Upload.
Video App
The Video app plays video files stored on your phone, or on an optional installed memory card
(not included).
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Video.
Paper Artist
Paper Artist allows you to quickly add stylized effects to your photos or images.
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Press
and tap
Apps >
Paper Artist.
G+ Photos
Keep all your photos backed up and organized with Google+ Photos.
■
Press
Pictures and Video
and tap
Apps >
G+ Photos.
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Tools and Calendar
Learn how to use many of your phone’s productivity-enhancing features.
Calculator
Your phone comes with a built-in calculator.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Calculator.
2. Enter numbers by tapping the onscreen keyboard. Touch and hold C to clear all
numbers.
Calendar
Use Calendar to create and manage events, meetings, and appointments. Your Calendar helps
organize your time and reminds you of important events. Depending on your synchronization
settings, your phone’s Calendar stays in sync with your Calendar on the Web, Exchange
ActiveSync calendar, and Outlook calendar.
Add an Event to the Calendar
Add events to your Calendar to help you organize your time and remind you of important
events.
Note: To synchronize calendar events among your Google and Corporate accounts, make sure
they are being managed by your phone. See Accounts and Messaging for more information.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Double-tap a day on the calendar, and then tap the Calendar field to assign the new
event to an account, or save it to the phone.
3. Tap Tap to enter title and enter a title for the event.
4. Tap OK to save the event now, or tap Edit event details to enter more information:

Select a From/To time for the event by tapping the corresponding fields, and
adjusting the month, day, and year.

If the event lasts all day, leave the All day check box checked, or tap to uncheck the
box and enter a time for the event.

Select a recurrence cycle for the event by tapping the Repeat field.

Select an alarm time by tapping the Reminder field.
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
Enter a location for the event in the Location field or tap
on a map.
to select the location

Enter a description for the event in the Description field.

Enter participants in the Participants field.

Tap Show me as to choose how the event shows on your calendar to other event
organizers.

Tap Privacy to select who is allowed to see this event. Private allows only the
participants to see the event. Public allows anyone with access to your calendar to
see the event.

Tap Memos to attach an S Memo file. For more information, see S Memo.

Tap Images to add an image from the Gallery or take a new picture.
5. Tap Save to save the new event.
View Events
The following procedure helps you view your calendar events.
1. Press
and tap
Apps
Apps >
Calendar.
2. To change the calendar view, tap the Year, Month, Week, Day, List, or Task tab.
3. Tap the day for which you would like to view events. (Your phone lists events in
chronological order.)
4. To display an event’s details, tap it from the current screen.
Erase Events
The following procedures show you how to erase your calendar events.
1. Press
and tap
Apps
Apps >
Calendar.
2. Open the calendar event details:

In List, Day, and Week views, tap the calendar event you want to delete.

In Month view, tap the date where the calendar event occurs, and then tap the
calendar event.

In Year view, tap the month in which the event is located.
3. Tap
> Delete.
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4. In the Delete confirmation box, tap OK.
- or If the calendar event is recurring, select Only this event, This & future events, or All
events, and tap OK.
Clock
Use Clock to keep track of time. Clock offers these features:
●
Alarm
●
World Clock
●
Stopwatch
●
Timer
●
Desk Clock
Create an Alarm
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Clock.
2. Tap Create alarm, and then enter information for the alarm.
3. Tap Save to store the new alarm event.
Delete an Alarm
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Clock.
2. Touch and hold an alarm, and then tap Delete.
Downloads
The Downloads application allows you to manage files you download to your phone.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Downloads.
Note: Applications you download from Google Play™ Store are managed with the Play Store
application, and do not display in Downloads.
Dropbox
Dropbox works to provide access to your desktop files directly from your phone. This app allows
you to bring your files with you when you're on the go, edit files in your Dropbox from your
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phone, upload photos and videos to Dropbox, and share your selected files freely with family
and friends.
The app works in conjunction with a partner program placed on a target computer using an
active Internet connection.
Dropbox creates a folder that automatically synchronizes its contents across all of your
connected devices on your account. Update a file to your Dropbox on your computer, and it’s
automatically updated to the same folder on your other devices.
Download the Desktop Application
Follow the procedures below to download the desktop application.
1. Use your computer’s browser to navigate to: http://www.dropbox.com/.
2. Follow the onscreen setup and installation instructions on your target computer
containing the desired files.
Important: The computer application must be installed on the computer containing the desired
files. This computer must have an active Internet connection.
Access Dropbox on your Phone
Access the Dropbox app and set up your Dropbox account.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Dropbox.
2. Tap Start, and then tap Sign up for Dropbox, or tap Sign in.
3. Follow the onscreen instructions to sign in to your account, or register for a new account.
Manually Upload a Picture to Dropbox
Follow the below procedures to manually upload pictures to the Dropbox app.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
Camera.
2. After the image is taken, tap the Image Viewer box at the bottom right. This previews the
current image.
3. Tap the image to reveal the image options at the top of the screen.
4. Tap
> Dropbox, select a folder location, and tap Upload.
Note: If your share folder is located on your computer, you will momentarily receive an
onscreen popup notifying you that a new image was uploaded to your shared Dropbox folder.
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Flipboard
Use Flipboard to create a personalized digital “magazine” out of everything being shared with
you. Access news stories, personal feeds and other related material. Flip through your
Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter account, photos from friends and much more.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Flipboard.
Google Search
Use Google Search to search the Internet.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Google.
Help
Help provides online information to help with your phone questions.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Help.
My Files
My files allows you to manage your manage sounds, images, videos, Bluetooth files, Android
files, and files stored on your phone, or on an optional installed memory card (not included). You
can open a file if the associated app is already on your phone.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
My files.
2. The following folders display:

All files: Tap to choose Device storage, or SD memory card, to show files stored in
the phone’s internal memory, or on an optional installed memory card (not included).

Images: Pictures stored on your phone.

Videos: Videos stored on your phone.

Music: Songs stored on your phone.

Documents: Other files stored on your phone.
Note: Different folders may appear depending on how your phone is configured.
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S Memo
The S Memo application allows you to create memos using the keyboard, your finger, or both.
You can add images, voice recordings, and text all in one place.
Follow the steps below to explore the S Memo app.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
2. From the S Memo screen, tap
S Memo.
to access the following options:

Search: Tap to search for a saved memo.

Delete: Touch one or all memos and then tap Done.

Sort by: Choose how to sort the list of memos.

View by list/View by thumbnail: Tap to view your existing memos in a list or
thumbnail (default) view.

Share via: Send a memo via Group Play, Dropbox, Flipboard, Picasa, Paper Artist,
Hangouts, Google+, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, Messaging, Gmail, or Email.

Export: Export a memo.

Sync: Synchronize memo(s) with Evernote or Google+.

Create folder: Create a folder to store memos.

Move: Move a memo to a folder.

Copy: Copy a memo to the clipboard.

Lock/Unlock: When locked, a memo cannot be deleted.

Print: Print memo(s) via Wi-Fi to a compatible Samsung printer (not included).

Settings:
•
Auto Sync: Sync your settings on your phone or save them to you Samsung
account.
•
Change PIN: Set a PIN number to use to lock your memos.
•
Screen timeout: Tap to select the length of time that the screen will display
when you are in the S Memo application. Choose from 15 seconds, 30
seconds, 1 minutes, 2 minutes, 5 minutes, or 10 minutes.
•
Handwriting language update: Tap to update the software that translates your
handwriting into text.
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•
Auto hide toolbar: Tap to hide the toolbar when entering a memo.

Help: Learn about S Memo.

Backup and restore: Save or import memos from an optional installed memory card
(not included), or import memos..
Create a New S Memo
Follow the steps below to create a new memo or expand or reply to an existing memo using the
S Memo app.
1. Press
2. Tap
and tap
Apps >
S Memo.
to start a new memo in text mode.
- or Tap
3. Tap
to start a new memo in drawing mode.
to access the following options:
Note: Depending on whether you have saved the memo, are in keyboard mode, or in drawing
mode, the options will appear differently. The following is a list of the options you may see.

Rename: Change the current memo title.

Share via: Send a memo via Group Play, Dropbox, Flipboard, Picasa, Paper Artist,
Hangouts, Google+, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, Messaging, Gmail, or Email.

Handwriting-to-text: Transcribe handwriting into text.

Export: Save the memo to memory, as a graphic or PDF.

Save as: Save the memo with a different name.

Add picture: Add an image to the current memo. Choose Picture, Take picture, Clip
Art, Clipboard, or Map.

Add tag: Set tags to add in searches.

Add to Favorites: Tag the current memo as a favorite.

Change background: Set the background for your memo. Swipe the screen to the
left or right to select a background and then tap Done.

Link to Calendar: Link the memo to your Calendar.

Lock: Lock the memo by using a PIN number.
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
Set as: Set a memo as a contact icon, Home screen wallpaper, Lock screen
wallpaper, or a widget.

Print: Print memo(s) via Wi-Fi to a compatible Samsung printer (not included).
4. When you are finished creating your memo, tap Save.
S Suggest
The S Suggest application provides onscreen recommendations for apps that are specifically
supported and made for use on your phone.
Note: Access to this feature requires that you already be logged in to your Samsung account
application.
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
S Suggest.
2. Read the terms and conditions.
3. Place a check mark in the Agree field then tap Agree.
4. Select an application from one of the available categories (Picks, Categories, Games,
Friends, and Info).
5. Follow the onscreen download and installation instructions.
S Voice
Your phone’s S Voice is a voice recognition application used to activate a wide variety of
functions on your phone. This is a natural language recognition application.
This goes beyond the Google Search Voice Actions feature that simply recognizes Google
commands and search terms. You can ask it questions (Is it raining in Dallas?) or give it
commands (Show me where to find cheap gas).
1. Press
and tap
Apps >
S Voice.
2. Navigate through the following onscreen tutorial screens by reading the information and
tapping Next, or tap Skip to continue without reading the information.
3. Wake up the application by speaking the phrase “Hi Galaxy.”
Note: You can change the wake-up command/phrase from “Hi Galaxy” to anything else.
4. Tap Speak if the phone does not hear you or to give it a command.
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Voice Recorder
The Voice recorder allows you to record an audio file up to one minute long and then
immediately share it using Bluetooth, Dropbox, Email, Gmail, Group Cast, Messaging, or Wi-Fi
Direct. Recording time will vary based on available memory.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
Voice Recorder.
VPN Client
VPN Client provides support for accessing VPN gateways.
■
Press
and tap
Apps >
VPN Client.
Wallet
Google Wallet allows you to carry credit cards and debit cards in your Android phone. To use
this app, tap the back of your phone at the point of sale to pay or shop online everywhere you
see the Google Wallet Buy button.
■
Press
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and tap
Apps >
Wallet.
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Settings
The following topics provide an overview of items you can change using your phone’s Settings
menus.
Access Settings
Settings are arranged on tabs by category, to quickly access options.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings.
2. Tap a tab to access settings by category:

Connections: Connect to wireless networks, including 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi,
and to other devices.

My device: Personalize your phone, including sounds and the display,
accessibility, and input.

Accounts: Set up accounts on your phone, like your Google and Samsung
accounts, and your email and social networking accounts. You can also set up
backup options.

More: Set permissions for locations and security, and manage your device.
Wi-Fi Settings
Use Wi-Fi settings to control your phone’s connections to Wi-Fi networks, and for using Wi-Fi
Direct to connect directly to other Wi-Fi Direct devices.
Turn Wi-Fi On or Off
When Wi-Fi is turned On, your device will notify you of available Wi-Fi networks, and you can
connect to the Wi-Fi networks. Turn Wi-Fi Off when not in use, to conserve battery power.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On or Off.
Note: You can also turn Wi-Fi On or Off from Notifications. Drag down from the top of the
screen, and then tap the Wi-Fi button.
Configure Wi-Fi Settings
Set up and manage wireless access points.
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1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On. Wi-Fi must
be On to configure settings.
3. Configure these settings:

Add Wi-Fi network: Connect to a new Wi-Fi network.

Scan: Search for available Wi-Fi networks.

Wi-Fi Direct: Connect to other Wi-Fi Direct devices.
Other Wi-Fi Settings
Set up and manage wireless access points.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Wi-Fi On. Wi-Fi must be On to
configure settings.
3. Tap

Settings
to configure these settings:
Advanced:
•
Network notification: When enabled, your phone alerts you when a new Wi-Fi
network is available.
•
Sort by: Choose a sorting order for Wi-Fi networks on the Wi-Fi screen.
•
Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to switch from Wi-Fi to mobile data
for data communications, when the device goes to sleep (when the backlight
goes out). This setting can affect data usage, since the data connection will
remain active even when the phone screen is off.
•
Always allow scanning: When enabled, your phone will allow Google location
service and other apps to scan for networks, even when Wi-Fi is turned off.
•
Auto network switch: When enabled, your phone will automatically switch
between known Wi-Fi networks and mobile networks. Known Wi-Fi networks are
those you have already connected to.
•
Wi-Fi timer: When turned On, your phone will automatically connect or
disconnect from a Wi-Fi network, using the Starting time and Ending times you
set.
•
Install certificates: If you have certificates stored on an installed optional
memory card (not included), you can use this option to install the certificates.
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MAC address: (Not configurable) View your device’s MAC address, needed for
connecting to some secured networks.
•
IP address: (Not configurable) View your device’s IP address.

WPS push button: Set up a connection to a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) router or
other equipment.

WPN PIN entry: (Not configurable) View the PIN used by your device to set up a
PIN-secured connection to a Wi-Fi router or other equipment.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows devices to connect to each other directly via Wi-Fi, without a Wi-Fi network
or hotspot, and without having to set up the connection. For example, your device can use Wi-Fi
Direct to share photos, contacts and other content with other Wi-Fi Direct devices.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Wi-Fi, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On. Wi-Fi must
be On to configure Wi-Fi Direct settings.
3. Tap Wi-Fi Direct at the bottom of the screen. Your device automatically scans for
nearby Wi-Fi Direct devices, or you can tap Scan to start scanning.
4. After scanning for devices, select a device, and then follow the prompts to complete the
connection.
– or –
Touch Multi-connect to create a connection to devices that support multi-connect.
Touch Scan to search for available multi-connect devices, and then select the devices
and follow the prompts to complete the connection.
Bluetooth Settings
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology for exchanging information over
a distance of about 30 feet. You don’t 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.
Your device can use Bluetooth to share photos, contacts and other content with other Bluetooth
devices. Many of the apps on your device provide options for sharing via Bluetooth under
Menu.
Turn Bluetooth On or Off
When Bluetooth is On, you can scan and find other Bluetooth devices to share information
between the devices. Turn Bluetooth Off when not in use to conserve battery power.
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1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Bluetooth to turn Bluetooth On or Off.
Note: You can also turn Bluetooth On or Off from the Notification panel. Drag down from the top
of the screen, and then tap the Bluetooth button.
Configure Bluetooth Settings
Pair with other Bluetooth devices, manage your Bluetooth connections, and control your
device’s visibility to other devices.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Bluetooth, and then tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Bluetooth On. Bluetooth must
be On to configure settings.
3. From the Bluetooth screen, configure these settings:

Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Bluetooth On or Off.

Tap your device’s name to enable or disable visibility to other Bluetooth devices.
When your device is visible, other devices can find your devices during a scan. Your
device remains visible for the period of time set in the Visibility timeout setting.

Tap a paired device to connect to it, or touch
settings.

Tap Scan to search for visible Bluetooth devices. After searching, tap a device to
pair with it.
4. Tap
beside a device to change its
for more settings:

Visibility timeout: Set the length of time your device is visible to other devices when
you turn on visibility.

Received files: View files transferred to your device via Bluetooth.
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Data Usage Settings
Monitor data usage, and control your device’s connection to mobile data service.
Note: Data is measured by your phone. Your service provider may account for data usage
differently.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Data usage to configure options:

Mobile data: Enable or disable Mobile data. You can also control Mobile Data at
Notifications.

Limit mobile data usage: When enabled, your mobile data connection will be
disabled when the specified limit is reached. After enabling the setting, drag the red
limit line on the graph below to set the data usage limit.

Alert me about data usage: When enabled, your device will alert you when mobile
data usage reaches the warning limit you set. After enabling the setting, drag the
orange warning line on the graph below to set the data usage warning limit.

Data usage cycle: Tap the menu, and then choose a time period for data usage.
Data usage for the period displays on the graph, along with usage by application
below.
3. Tap
to set other options:

Restrict background data: Your device is capable of connecting to the network in
the background, for synchronization or other services. When enabled, background
connections will not occur.

Auto sync data: When enabled, your device will synchronize with accounts
automatically, at any time.

Show Wi-Fi usage: When turned On, a separate tab displays data usage while
connected to Wi-Fi.

Mobile hotspots: Select Wi-Fi networks that are mobile hotspots. You can restrict
apps from using these networks, and you can configure apps to warn you before
using these networks for large downloads.
More Networks Settings
The More networks menu provides additional wireless and network options.
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Airplane Mode
Enabling Airplane mode turns off calling, messaging, and data network features. It also turns off
other connectivity features, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
While in Airplane mode, the
icon displays in the Status bar. While in airplane mode, you
can use other features of your device, such as playing music, watching videos, or other
applications.
To use Wi-Fi and Bluetooth when Airplane mode is enabled, turn them on in Settings, or on the
Notifications panel.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks, and then tap the check box next to Airplane mode to enable or
disable the option.
Note: You can also control Airplane mode from the Device options menu. Press and hold the
Power/Lock Key, and then tap Airplane mode.
Mobile Networks
Control your phone’s access to networks, including mobile data service.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > Mobile networks to configure options:

Mobile data: When enabled, your device connects to the mobile data network.

Network mode: Choose a preferred network mode.

Connections optimizer: When enabled, helps you manage and enhance your data
experience by finding and connecting to remembered Wi-Fi networks on your device,
and, if applicable, to 4G network service.
VPN
Set up and manage Virtual Private Networks (VPN).
Note: VPN settings include storage of login credentials on your device. You must configure a
screen unlock pattern, PIN or password before setting up a VPN.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap More networks > VPN, and then tap
VPN, this may include these options:

Settings
to add a VPN. Depending on the type of
Name: Enter the name of the VPN.
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
Type: Choose the type of VPN, from PPTP, L2TP/IPSec PSK, L2TP/IPSec RSA,
IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, or IPSec Hybrid RSA.
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Server address: Enter the VPN server address.

PPP Encryption (MPPE): Tap to enable, if applicable for the VPN.

Show advanced options: Tap to set other options, depending on the type of VPN.
3. Tap Save to save the VPN.
NFC Settings
Use NFC (Near Field Communication) to share information between your device and another
NFC device by touching the devices together, typically back-to-back.
NFC is used with S Beam and Android Beam, and must be turned On to use these features.
Turn NFC On or Off
Use NFC (Near Field Communication) to share information between your device and another
NFC device or NFC tag, by touching the devices together, typically back-to-back.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside NFC to turn NFC On or Off.
Android Beam
With Android beam, you can transmit app content via NFC to other NFC devices that support
Android Beam.
Android Beam uses NFC, so NFC must be turned On before you can turn on Android Beam.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch beside NFC to turn NFC On. NFC must be on to use Android
Beam.
3. Tap NFC to access Android Beam settings, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside
Android Beam to turn Android Beam On or Off.
S Beam Settings
Share more and share it faster with S Beam. From photos to documents, large video files to
maps, you can share almost anything instantly with one touch, simply by placing your devices
back-to-back.
S Beam uses your device’s NFC (Near Field Communication) feature to send, or “beam”,
content to other NFC devices.
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S Beam works in the background. Use the sharing options from your favorite apps to select
content to share via S Beam. For example, you can beam pictures or videos from Gallery, or
songs from Music player. Just bring the devices together (typically back to back), and then tap
the screen.
Turn S Beam On or Off
When S Beam is turned On, you can send or receive data by touching your device to another
NFC-capable device.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap the ON/OFF slider beside S Beam to turn S Beam On or Off.
Nearby Devices
Share files with devices using DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) standards, over Wi-Fi.
To use Nearby devices, you must connect to the same Wi-Fi network as the devices you wish to
share with, and the other devices must support DLNA.
Note: Use care when enabling file sharing. When enabled, other devices can access data on
your device.
1. Press
2.
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
Tap Nearby devices to configure these options:

Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Nearby devices to turn Nearby devices On.

Under Advanced, touch options to control how content is shared from your device:
Settings
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Shared contents: Choose the type of content to share, from Videos, Photos, or
Music.
•
Allowed devices list: View and manage a list of devices allowed to connect to
your device.
•
Not-allowed devices list: View and manage a list of devices restricted from
connecting to your device.
•
Download to: Choose a location to save downloaded content, from USB storage
(device memory) or optional installed SD card (not included).
•
Upload from other devices: Choose how to handle incoming files from other
devices, from Always accept, Always ask, or Always reject.
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Screen Mirroring Settings
With Screen mirroring, you can share your device’s screen with another device, using an
optional AllShare Cast accessory (not included).
Turn Screen Mirroring On or Off
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Connections.
2. Tap Screen mirroring, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Screen Mirroring to turn
Screen mirroring On or Off.
Note: Tap
> Help to find instructions for using Screen mirroring to connect to a device.
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Lock Screen
Configure settings for locking the screen, to improve security.
Screen Lock
Choose a screen lock, to dim and lock the screen.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen > Screen lock.
3. Choose settings:

Swipe: When enabled, you unlock the device by swiping your finger across the
screen. This is the default screen lock, and offers no security, but you can set special
lock screen options.

Face unlock: When enabled, you unlock the device by looking at the screen. This
option offers low security, because someone who looks similar to you could unlock
your device. Tap the option for more information, and to set up Face unlock.

Face and voice: When enabled, you unlock the device by looking at the screen and
speaking. This option offers low security, because someone who looks and/or
sounds similar to you could unlock your device. Touch the option for more
information, and to set up Face and voice unlock.

Pattern: When enabled, you draw a pattern, which you create, on the screen to
unlock the device. Touch the option, and then follow the prompts to create or change
your screen unlock pattern.

PIN: When enabled, you enter a numeric PIN (Personal Identification Number),
which you create, to unlock the device. With PIN screen lock, you can also set the
With swipe lock and Lock screen options.
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
Password: When enabled, you enter an alphanumeric password, which you create,
to unlock the device.

None: Disable all custom screen lock settings, to use the default swipe unlock
screen.
Lock Screen Options
When you have a screen lock set, you can set Lock screen options. Available options depend
on the type of screen lock.
Multiple Widgets
When Multiple widgets is enabled, more than one widget can be displayed on the lock screen
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap Multiple widgets to enable or disable the option.
Lock Screen Widgets
You can choose widgets to display on the lock screen, for easy access to features, even when
the screen is locked.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen > Lock screen widgets to configure these options:

Tap Clock or personal message to choose whether to display a Clock, or a
personal message, on the Lock screen. Depending on the option you choose, you
can then customize:
•
Clock widget options: When Clock is selected, tap Dual clock to display a dual
clock when traveling, to show the time in your home area, and the current
location. You can also set the size of the clock, and set options showing the date
and Owner information.
•
Edit personal information: When Personal message is selected, tap to create a
personal message to display on the lock screen.
Shortcuts
You can choose to have app shortcuts display on the lock screen, and choose the apps to
display. This option is available when the Swipe screen lock is set.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen > Shortcuts to configure options:
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
Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Shortcuts to turn the option On or Off. The option
must be on to configure apps to display.

Tap default shortcuts to replace them with a new app shortcut you choose.
Make Pattern Visible
When you have a Pattern screen lock set, you can choose whether the pattern is visible briefly
as you draw it on the lock screen. This option is available when the Pattern screen lock is set.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap the check box beside Make pattern visible to turn the
option On or Off.
Lock Automatically
When you have a screen lock set, you can choose a time period for automatically locking the
screen after the screen turns off, or choose to have the screen lock immediately when the
screen turns off.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap Lock automatically to choose a time lock setting.
Lock Instantly With Power Key
When enabled, pressing the Power Key locks the screen immediately.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap the check box beside Lock instantly with power key to
turn the option On or Off.
Unlock Effect
When enabled, swiping your finger across the lock screen displays an effect.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap Unlock effect to choose Ripple effect, Light effect, or
None.
Help Text
When enabled, helpful tips display on the lock screen.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then tap Help text to turn the option on or off.
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Wake Up In Lock Screen
When enabled, you can press the
Home Key, and then speak a wake-up command to
unlock the screen. This option is available when the Swipe screen lock is set.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Lock screen, and then configure these options:

Wake up in lock screen: Tap to enable or disable the option.

Set wake-up command: When Wake up in lock screen is enabled, set options for
wake-up commands.
Display Settings
Configure settings for your phone’s display.
Wallpaper
Customize the background of the Home and Lock screens. Choose from preloaded wallpapers.
or select a photo you have downloaded or taken with the Camera.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display > Wallpaper.
3. Tap a screen to customize, from Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock
screens.
4. Choose a source for wallpaper:

Gallery: Select a picture from Gallery. Follow the prompts to crop the picture and
save it as wallpaper.

ID wallpapers: Select an image from an ID pack. (Home screen only).

Live wallpapers: Select a moving scene for the background (Home screen only).

Wallpapers: Choose an image from the Wallpapers gallery.
Notification Panel
Configure options for the Notification panel, available when you swipe your finger down from
Status bar at the top of the screen.
At the top of the Notification panel, you can control settings with the Quick setting buttons.
Choose quick setting buttons in Notification panel settings.
1. Press
Settings
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
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2. Tap Display > Notification panel.
3. Configure settings:

Brightness adjustment: Tap the check box to display a slider for adjusting the
screen brightness on the notification panel.

Set the quick setting buttons: Quick setting buttons display at the top of the
Notification panel, to allow you to set favorite options quickly.
•
Tap buttons to add or hide the button from the Notification panel.
•
Touch and hold a button, and then drag it into a new position in the list.
Multi Window
Multi window allows you to use two apps on the same screen, in separate, resizable windows.
You can enable Multi window in Settings, and then control whether it displays on the screen by
touching and holding on the
Back Key.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the check box beside Multi window to enable or disable the
option.
Page Buddy
When Page buddy is turned On, your phone displays context-related pages on the Home
screen, depending on device status.
For example, if you plug optional earphones into your phone’s 3.5mm Headset Jack, your
phone can display a special page with music playback controls.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display > Page buddy.
3. Configure options:

Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn Page buddy On or Off.

Tap features to configure:
•
Earphones page: When enabled, a special page displays when you plug
optional earphones (not included) into the 3.5mm Headset Jack.
•
Docking page: When enabled, a special page displays when you place the
phone into an optional dock accessory (not included).
Note: Tap Page buddy help for more information.
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Brightness
Adjust your screen’s brightness to suit your surroundings.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display > Brightness to configure options:

Tap the check box next to Automatic brightness to allow the phone to adjust
brightness automatically.

To set a custom brightness level, clear the Automatic brightness checkmark and then
touch and drag the Brightness level.
3. Tap OK to save the settings.
Auto Rotate Screen
When Auto rotate screen is enabled, the screen automatically updates when you rotate the
phone. See Rotate for more information.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and the tap the check box next to Auto rotate screen to turn the feature
On or Off.
Note: You can also control screen rotation from Notifications, with the Screen rotation setting.
Screen Timeout
Screen timeout lets you select how long the display screen remains lit after you press any key.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Screen timeout to choose a time period.
Daydream
The Daydream setting controls what the screen displays when the phone is docked, or while
charging. You can choose to display a Colors screen, or display photos stored on your phone.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Daydream to turn the option On
or Off. When On, you can configure these options:

Colors: Tap the selector to enable or disable display of a colorful screen.

Flipboard: Display pictures from Flipboard. After enabling the option, tap
choose pictures to display.
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
Photo Frame: Display pictures in a photo frame. After enabling the option, tap
to choose pictures to display.

Photo Table: Display of pictures in a photo table. After enabling the option, tap
to choose pictures to display.

Tap Start now to switch to daydream.

Tap Select dream time to choose when daydream displays.
Font Style
You can set the font for all text that displays on the screen.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Font style to choose a font. Follow the prompts to set it as
the default.
Tip: To find additional font options, tap Get fonts online to access new fonts in the Google Play
Store app.
Font Size
This option allows you to select the size of fonts for your phone’s screens.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Font size to select a size.
Touch Key Light Duration
This feature allows you to set the length of time the
phone remain lit after you tap them.
1. Press
and then tap
and
touch keys on the front of your
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap Touch key light duration to choose a duration period.
Display Battery Percentage
The battery charge level displays as an icon in the notification panel by default. This feature
allows you to display the battery icon plus the percentage of remaining charge.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the check box beside Show battery percentage to enable or
disable the option.
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Auto Adjust Screen Tone
When Auto adjust screen tone is enabled, your device automatically analyzes the screen and
adjusts the brightness to conserve battery power.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Display, and then tap the check box beside Auto adjust screen tone to enable or
disable the option.
LED Indicator Settings
The LED indicator on the front of the device displays when the device is locked, to notify you of
status changes and events. Use LED indicator settings to configure how the LED functions.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap LED indicator, and then tap the check box beside options to enable or disable the
option:

Charging: When enabled, the LED glows red during charging, and green when the
battery is fully charged.

Low battery: When enabled, the LED blinks red to indicate low battery charge.

Notifications: When enabled, the LED blinks blue to show that you have missed
calls, new messages, or application events.

Voice recording: When enabled, the LED blinks blue when recording with the
screen turned off.
Sound Settings
Use Sound settings to control your phone’s audio, from ringtones and alerts to touch tones and
notifications.
Volume
You can adjust the volume settings to suit your needs and your environment.
Note: You can quickly adjust the ringer volume or the earpiece volume during a call by pressing
the Volume Key.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Volume to set volume levels. Drag the sliders to set the
default volume for:

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
Ringtone

Notifications

System
3. Tap OK to assign the volume levels.
Vibration Intensity
Set the level for vibration to accompany ringtones and notifications.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Vibration intensity to set vibrations. Drag the sliders to set
the vibration intensity for:

Incoming call

Notification

Haptic feedback
3. Tap OK to save the settings.
Ringtones
Choose a ringtone for incoming calls.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Ringtones to choose a ringtone:

Tap a ringtone to select it. As you tap a ringtone, a sample plays.

Tap Add to choose a music track from Google Music, a sound file from Dropbox, or
use Sound picker to choose a song from Music player.
3. Tap OK to save the setting.
Vibrations
Choose vibrations to play for notifications, such as for incoming calls, new messages, and event
reminders.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Vibrations to choose a notification tone.
3. Tap a vibration to play a sample and select the vibration, or tap Create to create your
own pattern.
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4. Tap OK to save the setting.
Default Notification Sound
Choose a sound for notifications, such as for new messages and event reminders.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Default notification sound to choose a notification tone.
3. Tap a sound to play a sample and select the sound.
4. Tap OK to save the setting.
Vibrate When Ringing
When Vibrate when ringing is enabled, a vibration plays for calls and notifications, along with
the ringtone or sound. You can use the Vibration intensity and Vibrations settings to customize
the vibration.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Vibrate when ringing to enable or
disable the option.
Dialing Keypad Tone
When Dialing keypad tone is enabled, tones play when you tap keys on the Phone keypad.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Dialing keypad tone to enable or
disable the option.
Touch Sounds
When Touch sounds is enabled, tones play when you tap or touch the screen to make
selections.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Touch sounds to enable or disable the
option.
Screen Lock Sound
When Screen lock sound is enabled, tones play when you touch the screen to lock or unlock it.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Screen lock sound to enable or disable
the option.
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Haptic Feedback
When Haptic feedback is enabled, vibration plays when you tap the Menu and Back keys, and
for certain screen touches.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the check box next to Haptic feedback to enable or disable
the option.
Auto Haptic
When Auto haptic is turned On, the device vibrates automatically in response to the sounds of
some apps, such as games.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Auto haptic to turn the feature On
or Off.
Emergency Tone
You can choose to have a tone play, or have your phone vibrate, periodically during an
emergency call.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Emergency tone to select a tone:

Off: No tone or vibration plays during emergency calls.

Alert: A tone plays during emergency calls.

Vibrate: A vibration plays during emergency calls.
Samsung Keyboard Settings
You can choose whether sounds and vibrations play when you tap keys on the Samsung
Keyboard while entering text.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap an option to enable or disable it:

Key-tap sound: When enabled, a sound plays when you tap keys.

Key-tap vibration: When enabled, a vibration plays when you tap keys.
HDMI Audio Output
Choose the type of sound output when you attach your phone to another device via HDMI
cable.
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1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Sound, and then tap Audio output to choose whether sound is output as Stereo or
Surround.
Home Screen Mode Settings
Your phone offers two Home screen modes:
●
Standard mode provides a conventional layout for apps and widgets on the Home
screen.
●
Easy mode provides an easier experience for the first-time smartphone user.
You can choose the Home screen mode at any time.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Home screen mode, and then choose a mode. Touch Apply to save your
selection.
Call Settings
Configure options for calling with your phone.
Call Rejection
Create and manage a list of phone numbers, to have your device automatically reject calls you
receive from those numbers.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Call rejection to configure these options:


Settings
Auto reject mode: Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Auto reject mode to turn the
option On or Off. When turned On, tap Auto reject mode to select a mode, from:
•
All numbers: Calls from all numbers are rejected.
•
Auto reject numbers: Calls from numbers on the Auto reject list are rejected.
Auto reject list: Enter telephone numbers, to reject calls from the numbers when
Auto reject mode is turned On.
•
Tap
to enter a telephone number, or select a number from a contact. Tap
Match criteria to set options for using the reject number list.
•
Tap the check box next to Unavailable to reject calls with numbers that display
“Unavailable” in Caller ID.
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Set Up Call Rejection Messages
Create and manage text messages to send to callers when rejecting incoming calls. Messages
you create here are available from the incoming call screen when you use the Reject with
message option.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Set up call rejection messages to manage messages:

To create new messages, tap Create, and then follow the prompts.

To modify an existing message, tap the message, and then edit the text.
Answering/Ending Calls
Manage settings for answering and ending calls.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Answering/ending calls to configure these options:

The home key answers calls: When enabled, you can answer incoming calls by
pressing the Home Key.
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Voice control: When turned On, you can answer calls by speaking commands. Tap
the ON/OFF switch to turn Voice control On, and then tap Voice control to configure
the Incoming calls option. When enabled, you can answer or reject calls with the
voice commands “Answer” and “Reject”. When you answer a call with a voice
command, the Speaker will automatically turn on for hands-free calls.
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The power key ends calls: When enabled, you can end calls by pressing the
Power/Lock Key. In this case, pressing the power key during a call will not lock the
screen.
Turn Off Screen During Calls
When enabled, the screen automatically turns off during phone calls, and the proximity sensor
on the front of the device is used to turn the screen back on when the device is moved or
brought close to another surface, such as when you move the device to your ear.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Turn off screen during calls to enable or disable the setting.
Call Alerts
Set options for sounds and vibrations to occur during calls.
1. Press
Settings
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
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2. Tap Call, and then tap Call alerts to configure settings:

Vibrate on connection to network: When enabled, your phone will vibrate when a
call connects to the network.
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Call-end vibration: When enabled, the phone vibrates when the other caller ends
the call.
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Call connect tone: When enabled, the phone plays a tone when the other caller
answers a call.
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Minute minder: When enabled, a tone plays once per minute during a call.
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Call end tone: When enabled, the device plays a tone when the other caller ends
the call.
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Alerts on call: When enabled, notifications for alarms and new messages play
during calls. When disabled, these notifications will be muted during a call.
Call Accessories
Configure options for using a headset for calling.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Call accessories to configure settings:

Automatic answering: When enabled, and you have a headset connected to the
Headset Jack, incoming calls are answered automatically after a delay, which you
can set at Automatic answering timer. Tap to enable or disable the setting.

Automatic answering timer: Choose a time period to delay before automatically
answering an incoming call when Automatic answering is enabled and a headset is
connected to the device. Tap to choose 2 seconds, 5 seconds, or 10 seconds.
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Outgoing call conditions: When the device is paired with a Bluetooth headset, you
can choose to make calls even when the device is locked. Tap to choose Even
when device locked, or Only when device unlocked.
Ringtones and Keypad Tones
Choose tones and vibrations to play for incoming calls and keypad taps.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Ringtones and keypad tones to configure settings:

Settings
Tap Ringtones, and then select a ringtone for incoming calls. Tap OK to save your
selection.
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Tap Vibrations, and then select a vibration pattern to play for incoming calls when
the Vibrate when ringing option is enabled. You can tap Create to create a custom
pattern. Tap OK to save the settings.
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Tap Vibrate when ringing to play a vibration for incoming calls. The vibration
pattern is set at the Vibrations setting.
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Tap the check box next to Dialing keypad tone to enable or disable tones for
keypad taps.
Personalize Call Sound
Choose options for call audio, in cases where you might need the sound softer or more clear, or
optimized for your right or left ear.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Personalize call sound.
3. Tap a setting, and then configure options if available:

In-call sound EQ: Choose a setting for sounds during a call. You can choose soft or
clear sound, or adapt sound to your left or right ear.
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Adapt sound: Tap Start, and then follow the onscreen prompts to find the best
sound for you.
Noise Reduction
When enabled, Noise reduction suppresses background noise from your environment during
calls.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Noise reduction to enable or disable noise reduction.
Increase Volume In Pocket
When enabled, this setting uses the proximity sensor to detect when the device is in a pocket or
other close-fitting location such as a purse or bag, and increases the volume for incoming call
ringtones.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap the check box Increase volume in pocket to enable or the
setting.
US Dialing
When enabled, the US dialing option replaces “+” with the international access code for your
location.
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1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap the check box next to US dialing to enable or disable the setting.
International Dialing
When US dialing is enabled, it uses the International dialing code to replace “+”. US dialing
must be disabled to access the International dialing code.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap the check box next to US dialing to disable the setting. US
dialing must be disabled to access the International dialing setting.
3. Tap International dialing, and then use the keypad to enter the international dialing
code.
4. Tap OK to save the code.
TTY Mode
A TTY (teletypewriter, also known as a TDD or Text Telephone) is a telecommunications phone
that allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities,
to communicate by telephone.
Your phone is compatible with select TTY phones. Please check with the manufacturer of your
TTY phone to ensure that it supports digital wireless transmission. Your phone and TTY phone
will connect using a special cable that plugs into your phone’s headset jack. If this cable was not
provided with your TTY phone, contact your TTY phone manufacturer to purchase the
connector cable.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap TTY mode to choose a mode, from TTY Off, TTY Full, TTY
HCO, or TTY VCO.
DTMF Tones
Set the length of Dual-tone Multi-frequency (DTMF) tones, which play when you use the keypad
during a call, such as when navigating menus.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap DTMF tones to choose a tone length, from Normal, or Long.
DDTM
When DDTM is enabled, you can make/receive voice calls or use voicemail while using mobile
networks.
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1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap DDTM to enable or disable the option.
Voicemail Settings
Set options for Visual Voicemail.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Call, and then tap Voicemail settings to configure options for voicemail.
Blocking Mode Settings
When Blocking mode is enabled, notifications for selected features are blocked, and you only
receive the notifications you choose. You can choose to block notifications by feature or contact,
and choose blocking all the time, or during a specific time period.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Blocking mode to enable or disable the setting.
Blocking mode must be enabled to configure options.
3. When Blocking mode is enabled, choose features to block:

Block incoming calls: When enabled, notifications for incoming calls will not
display. Tap the check box next to the option to enable or disable it.

Turn off notifications: When enabled, notifications for new messages will not
display. Tap the check box next to the option to enable or disable it.

Turn off alarm and timer: When enabled, notifications for alarms and timers will not
display. Tap the check box next to the option to enable or disable it.

Turn off LED indicator: When enabled, the LED indicator will not light for
notifications, even when the screen is off. Tap the check box next to the option to
enable or disable it.
4. Set a time period for blocking mode:

Tap the check box next to Always, to block notifications at all times.

To set a specific time period to block notifications each day, disable the Always
option, and then set a starting (From field) time and ending time (To field). Tap the
time fields and then set the time.
5. Choose an option for blocking by contact:
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Settings
Tap Allowed contacts, and then choose an option:
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None: Block all notifications, from any contact.
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All contacts: Allow notifications from any contact.
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Favorites: Only allow notifications from contacts marked as favorites.
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Custom: Allow notifications from contacts you specify. Create a list of allowed
contacts by tapping Add, and then selecting contacts from Contacts.
If you have created a Custom list of allowed contacts, you can tap Allowed contact
list to modify the list of allowed contacts. This option is only available when the
Custom list is enabled.
Hands-free Mode Settings
Configure settings for using your phone without touching it, such as announcing incoming calls
and reading out messages.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Hands-free mode, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Hands-free mode to
turn the feature On or Off.
3. After you turn the feature On, you can configure options:

Incoming call: When enabled, your phone reads out the caller’s information when
you receive a call.
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Message: When enabled, your phone reads out the sender’s information when you
receive a message.
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Alarm: When enabled, your phone reads out alarm information when an alarm
sounds.
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Schedule: When enabled, your phone reads out event information when a reminder
sounds.
Power Saving Mode Settings
Configure Power saving mode settings to conserve battery power.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Power saving mode to configure options:

Settings
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Power saving mode to turn the mode On or Off.
Power saving mode must be turned On to configure settings.
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
CPU power saving: When enabled, the maximum performance of the device’s CPU
(Central Processing Unit) is disabled to conserve battery power. Tap the check box
beside the option to enable or disable it.

Screen power saving: When enabled, the frame refresh rate and brightness level
are reduced to conserve power. Tap the check box beside the option to enable or
disable it.

Turn off haptic feedback: When enabled, Haptic feedback is disabled to conserve
battery power. Tap the check box beside the option to enable or disable it.
Note: Tap Learn about Power saving to view information about these settings.
Accessory Settings
Configure your device’s behavior when it is connected to an optional dock (not included).
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Accessory to configure settings:

Dock sound: When enabled, a sound plays when you insert and remove the device
from the dock.

Audio output mode: When enabled, audio plays through the dock speakers when
the device is docked.

Desk home screen display: When enabled, displays a special screen when the
device is docked.

Audio output: Choose a destination for audio output when you connect to devices
via HDMI cable.
Accessibility Settings
Your device offers features to make using the device easier for those with certain physical
disabilities. Use Accessibility settings to configure these features.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Accessibility to configure options:

Tap Auto rotate screen to enable or disable automatic rotation of the screen when
you rotate the phone.

Tap Screen timeout to set a period of time for the screen to remain lit, after which it
will dim and lock.

Tap Speak passwords to allow the phone to read aloud password information.
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Tap Answering/ending calls to configure various ways to answer or end calls.

Tap Show shortcut to display a shortcut to Accessibility settings on the Device
options menu. The Device options menu displays when you press and hold the
Power/Lock Key.
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Services:
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Vision:
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Tap Font size to change the size of the fonts used on the screen. Choose Tiny,
Small, Normal, Large, or Huge.
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Tap Magnification gestures to control whether your phone recognizes gestures
to pan, and zoom in or out.
•
Tap Negative colors to reverse the display of onscreen colors from White text
on a Black background to Black text on a White background.
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Tap Accessibility shortcut to control whether your device recognizes a gesture
to quickly enable accessibility features. To use the gesture, press and hold the
Power/Lock Key until you hear a sound or feel a vibration, and then touch and
hold two fingers on the screen until you hear an audio confirmation.
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Tap Text-to-speech options to configure options for converting text to speech.
For more information, see Text-to-speech Options.
Hearing:
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Tap Sound Balance to control the signal sent to the left and right when using
earphones.
•
Tap the check box next to Mono audio to enable stereo audio to be compressed
into a single mono audio stream for use with a single earphone.
•
Tap the check box next to Turn off all sounds to mute every sound made by the
phone.
•
Tap the check box next to Flash notification to have your phone blink the
Camera flash for notifications.
Mobility:
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Settings
Tap TalkBack to activate the TalkBack feature and configure options.
Tap the check box next to Press and hold delay to choose how long your phone
waits when you hold your finger on the screen, before continuing with the tap and
hold action.
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Language and Input Settings
Use Language and input settings to choose a default language for your phone’s operations, plus
settings for text entry and other inputs..
Choose a Default Language
Choose the language for operating your phone.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Language to select a language.
Set a Default Input Method
The following procedure allows you to select and set the default method you will use when
accessing the keyboard.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Default to select the default input method.
Google Voice Typing Settings
Google voice typing allows you to speak your entries. When you enable Google voice typing, it’s
available for use when you touch a field to enter text..
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap the check box next to Google voice typing to
enable or disable the feature.
3. Tap
beside Google voice typing to configure options:

Choose input languages: Select language(s) to use for voice input, or choose
Automatic to let Google decide.

Block offensive words: allows you to hide recognized offensive words.

Offline speech recognition: Download and install speech recognition engines, to
allow you to use voice input while not connected to the network, such as during
Airplane mode.
Samsung Keyboard
The Samsung Keyboard is an onscreen QWERTY keyboard, so you can enter text by “typing”
on the keyboard. Samsung keyboard is enabled by default, and you can choose options for
using it.
1. Press
Settings
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
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2. Tap Language and input, and then tap
these options:
next to Samsung keyboard to configure

Input languages: Tap Select input languages to choose language(s) for use with
Samsung keyboard. When you have more than one language enabled, you can slide
your finger on the space bar while entering text to switch languages.

Predictive text: Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn predictive text On or Off. Predictive
text suggests words matching your text entries, and optionally, completes common
words automatically. Tap Predictive text to configure options:
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Personalized data: When enabled, predictive text uses personal language data
you have entered to make better predictions. Samsung keyboard can collect all
the text you enter, including personal data and credit card numbers, in order to
give better prediction results.
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Learn from Gmail: Log into Gmail to allow your device to learn from your Gmail
email.
•
Learn from Facebook: Log into Facebook to allow your device to learn from
your Facebook postings.
•
Learn from Twitter: Log into Twitter to allow your device to learn from your
Twitter postings.
•
Learn from Messages: Allow your device to learn from your text and multimedia
messages.
•
Learn from Contacts: Allow your device to learn from your Contacts entries.
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Clear personal data: Remove all personalized data you have entered.

Auto replacement: When turned On, predictive text will complete or replace the
word you are typing with the most probable word when you tap the Space bar or a
punctuation mark.

Auto capitalization: When enabled, predictive text automatically capitalizes words
in your text based on common usage, such as at the beginning of sentences.

Auto spacing: When enabled, predictive text automatically inserts spaces between
words.

Auto punctuate: When enabled, a period and space are automatically entered to
end a sentence, when you tap the space bar twice.

Keyboard swipe: When enabled, you can enter text by sliding your finger across the
keys on the keyboard.
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None: When enabled, Samsung Keyboard will not accept text entry by swiping.
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T9 Trace: When enabled, you can enter text by swiping your finger across the
keyboard.
•
Cursor control: When enabled, you can slide your finger across the keyboard to
move the cursor to begin entering text.
Key-tap feedback: Enable or disable options for sound or vibration feedback to your
onscreen keyboard touches.
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Sound: When enabled, a sound plays for your key touches.
•
Vibration: When enabled, a vibration plays for your key touches.
•
Character preview: When enabled, the character appears in a bubble as you
tap keys.
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Tutorial: Learn about Samsung Keyboard.
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Reset settings: Return settings to the defaults.
Swype Settings
Swype is a new way to enter text on touch screens. Instead of touching each key individually,
use your finger to trace over the letters of a word. For each word, place your finger on the first
letter and glide to the subsequent letters, lifting on the last letter.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap

Settings
next to Swype to configure these options:
Settings: Set Swype options:
•
Vibrate on keypress: When enabled, the device vibrates for your Swype
touches.
•
Sound on keypress: When enabled, the device plays sounds for your Swype
touches.
•
Pop-up on keypress: When enabled, the characters display briefly as you tap
keys.
•
Show complete trace: When enabled, Swype displays the trace of each word
until you start the next word.
•
Auto-capitalization: When enabled, Swype automatically capitalizes the first
word of sentences.
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•
Auto-spacing: When enabled, Swype automatically inserts spaces between
words as you complete them.
•
Next word prediction: When enabled, Swype predicts the next word based on
the previous word.
•
Show Voice key: When enabled, a Voice input key displays on the Swype
keyboard.
My Words: Choose options for customizing Swype based on your text entries.
•
Backup & Sync: Use Swype Connect to back up your words.
•
Living Language: When enabled, Swype will automatically update with popular
new words.
•
Social integration: Log in to your favorite social networking sites, to use your
entries there to update Swype.
•
Edit my dictionary: Modify words added to Swype.
•
Clear language data: Delete all the words you’ve added to the Swype dictionary.
•
Contribute usage data: Allow Nuance to collect usage data to provide better
text prediction.
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Cellular data: When enabled, Swype can use your phone’s connection to the
wireless data network for updates, language downloads, and other Swype
Connect features.

Languages: Choose the current language for Swype, and download new languages
to use with Swype.

Gestures: Learn about shortcuts you can use on the keyboard to quickly accomplish
common tasks.

Help: Learn about using Swype.
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How to Swype: Learn about using Swype.
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Show helpful tips: When enabled, tips display on the screen as you enter text.
•
Version: Display the software version.
Updates: Check for updates to Swype, and install them if desired.
Voice Search Settings
The Voice Search feature is a voice-activated application that allows you to tell the phone what
to search for and then the phone activates a Google search based on what you said.
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1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Voice search for these options:

Language: Choose a language for voice searching.

Speech output: Choose options for speech output.

Block offensive words: When enabled, words many people find offensive are not
shown in results of Google voice searches. Offensive words are replaced in results
with a placeholder (####).

Hotword detection: When enabled, you can say “Google” to launch voice search.

Offline speech recognition: Download speech recognition, to enable voice input
while offline.

Personalized recognition: When enabled, Google uses your personalized
information to improve speech recognition.

Google Account dashboard: Manage your collected data.

Bluetooth headset: Records audio through a Bluetooth headset, when using an
optional Bluetooth headset (not included), paired with your phone.
Text-to-Speech Options
Text-to-speech (TTS) provides audible readout of text, for example, the contents of text
messages and the Caller ID for incoming calls.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Text-to-speech options to configure options:

Preferred TTS engine: Select Samsung text-to-speech engine, or Google Text-tospeech Engine. Tap

to configure options.
General:
•
Speech rate: Choose a rate for text readouts.
•
Listen to an example: Play an example of speech used for readouts.
Pointer Speed
Adjust the speed of the pointer, when you use your finger to enter text.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Language and input, and then tap Pointer speed.
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3. Drag the slider to set the pointer speed, and then tap OK to save your selection.
Motion Settings
Configure Motion settings to control your device by moving it, or by hand gestures.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Motion to configure features:

Tap the ON/OFF switch beside Motion to turn the feature On or Off. When Motion is
turned On, you can enable or disable individual motions:

Motion:
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Direct call: When enabled, you can lift the device to your ear while viewing a
contact to call the contact.
•
Smart alert: When enabled, you can lift the phone to receive notifications of
missed calls and notifications that occurred while the device was stationary.
•
Double tap to top: When enabled, you can tap the top of the phone twice to
move to the top of a list.
•
Tilt to zoom: When enabled, you can tilt the phone to zoom in or out when
viewing pictures in Gallery or viewing a web page.
•
Pan to move icon: When enabled, you can touch and hold an icon on the Home
screen, and then move the phone in a side-to-side to move the icon to a new
page.
•
Pan to browse images: When enabled, you can move the phone in a side-toside motion while viewing an image to move around the image.
•
Shake to update: When enabled, you can shake the phone to scan for new
devices, such as for a Bluetooth scan.
•
Turn over to mute/pause: When enabled, you can mute incoming calls and
pause playback by turning the phone screen-side down.
Sensitivity settings and tutorial:
•
Sensitivity settings: Configure settings, such as calibrating the device’s
gyroscope, used to detect motion, and other motion options (when the options
are enabled).
•
Learn about motions: Tap to view demonstrations of each motion.
Hand motions:
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Palm swipe to capture: When enabled, you can save a copy of the current
screen by swiping the side of your hand across the screen.
•
Palm touch to mute/pause: When enabled, you can mute incoming calls and
pause playback by covering the screen with your hand.
Hand motion tutorial:
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Learn about hand motions: Tap to see demonstrations of hand motions.
Smart Screen Settings
Use Smart screen options to have your phone automatically adjust screen timeout, rotation
when it detects you are looking at the screen, and control scrolling and playback based whether
you are facing the screen.
Smart screen options use the front camera to detect when you are facing the screen. Some
factors that may affect the ability of the front camera to detect your face are:
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When the phone is not docked or held upright, for example when placed on a table.
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When the front camera cannot detect your face and eyes.
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When the front camera is being used for the current application.
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When the source of light is behind you, or when using the phone in the dark.
Smart Stay
When Smart stay is enabled, the screen will not time out as long as you are looking at it.
When enabled, the Smart stay icon
1. Press
and then tap
displays in the Status bar.
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Smart screen, and then tap the check box beside Smart stay to enable or disable
the option.
Smart Rotation
When Smart rotation is enabled, the screen automatically updates to match the angle at which
you are viewing.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Smart screen, and then tap the check box beside Smart rotation to enable or
disable the option.
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Voice Control Settings
When Voice control is turned On, you can use voice commands to control your phone.
Note: If you set the alert type for calls or notifications to vibrate, voice command is not available.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > My device.
2. Tap Voice control, and then tap the ON/OFF switch beside Voice control to turn the
feature On or Off.
3. After you turn the feature On, tap Voice control to set options:

Incoming calls: When enabled, you can answer or reject calls with the voice
commands “Answer” and “Reject”. When you answer a call with the voice command,
the Speaker will automatically be turned on for hands-free talking.

Alarm: When enabled, you can stop or snooze alarms with the voice commands
“Stop” and “Snooze”.

Camera: When enabled, you can take pictures with the voice commands “Smile”,
“Cheese”, “Capture” and “Shoot”.

Music: When enabled, you can control the music player with the voice commands
“Next”, “Previous”, “Pause”, “Play”, “Volume Up”, and “Volume Down”.
Accounts Settings
When you set up accounts on your phone, such as your Google or Samsung accounts, and
your email or social networking accounts, you can synchronize account information between
your phone and the account. Types of information you can synchronize include contacts,
pictures, videos, and other types of files.
You can also set up options for backing up information from your phone to the cloud, and back
up or reset your device.
Add an Account
Add an account to your phone to share information between your phone and the account.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > Accounts.
2. Choose a type of account, and then follow the prompts to enter your account credentials
and complete the account set up.
Backup Options
Set up a backup account on your phone to save information from your phone to the account.
1. Press
Settings
and then tap
> Settings > Accounts.
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2. Tap an option to configure backup features:
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Cloud: Configure options for synchronizing and backing up information.
•
Add account: Sign in to your Samsung account, or create a new Samsung
account. You can sync contacts, calendar events, memos, and Internet
shortcuts. You can back up Logs, SMS and MMS messages, and current
wallpaper settings.
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Link Dropbox account: Sign in to your Dropbox account, or set up a new
account, to sync pictures, videos and documents.
Backup and reset: Configure options for backing up data from your phone to a
Google account.
•
Back up my data: Tap the check box to turn On automatic backup to a Google
account, and then set up an account for the backups.
•
Backup account: When Back up my data is turned On, set up a Google account
for backups. You can set up a new Google account, or sign in to an existing
account.
•
Automatic restore: When Back up my data is turned On, you can also turn on
Automatic restore to automatically restore settings and other information from the
backup when you reinstall an app.
Factory data reset: Erase all your information from the phone, and return the
settings to the factory defaults. All data will be erased, and cannot be recovered. A
factory data reset also erases the key for decrypting files stored on an optional
installed memory card, so files on the card cannot be used after the reset.
Location Services Settings
Control apps’ access to your location, and configure location sources.
Some apps may require one or more location services be turned On for full app functionality.
GPS signals may be affected by your surroundings, including:
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Buildings
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Tunnels or underground structures
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Weather conditions
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High-voltage or electromagnetic fields
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Tinted windows
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Note: E911 location service is standard on all mobile phones, to allow sharing of GPS
information with emergency personnel when you make a call to emergency services, such as
911.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Location services to configure options:

Access to my location: Tap the ON/OFF switch to turn location services On or Off.
When On, you are allowing Google’s location service to collect anonymous location
data. Some data may be stored on your device, and collection may occur even when
no apps are running.

Location sources: When Access to my location is turned On, select sources for
location information.
•
Use GPS satellites: When enabled, your phone obtains location information
from GPS satellites.
•
Use wireless networks: When enabled, your phone obtains location information
from Wi-Fi and/or wireless networks.
Security Settings
You can encrypt accounts, settings, downloaded apps and their data, media, and other files.
After encryption, you must enter the PIN or password you set each time you turn on your phone.
You can also encrypt information stored on an optional installed memory card (not included).
Encryption may take an hour or more to complete. Start with a charged battery, and keep the
device on the charger until encryption is complete. Interrupting the encryption process may
result in the loss of some or all data.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap an option:

Encrypt device: Tap Set screen lock type to start, and then follow the prompts to
encrypt information.

Encrypt external SD card: Tap Set screen lock type to start, and then follow the
prompts to encrypt information.
Passwords
Use the Make passwords visible setting to briefly display password characters as you enter
them into password fields.
1. Press
Settings
and then tap
> Settings > More.
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2. Tap Security, and then tap the check box beside Make passwords visible to enable or
disable the setting.
Device Administration
Some applications, such as Corporate email, may require you allow access to your device by
device administrators in certain circumstances, such as if your device is lost or stolen.
Some features a device administrator might control include:
●
Setting the number of failed password attempts before the device is restored to factory
settings.
●
Automatically locking the device.
●
Restoring factory settings on the device.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap an option:

Device administrators: Tap to view, add, or remove device administrators.

Unknown sources: Tap the check box to enable or disable your phone’s ability to
install apps from sources other than Google Play Store.

Verify apps: Tap the check box to enable or disable a warning before installing apps
that may cause harm.

Change security level: Choose a security level for device administration.
Security Update Service
Choose options for updating your phone’s security policy.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap an option:

Security policy updates: When enabled, your phone will automatically check for
changes to the security policy and download any updates, to improve security and
service.

Send security reports: When enabled, your phone will send security reports to
Samsung when it is connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Credential Storage
You can install credentials from an optional installed memory card (not included), and use the
Credential storage settings to allow applications to access the security certificates and other
credentials.
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1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Security, and then tap an option:

Storage type: Displays the type of credentials stored (not configurable).

Trusted credentials: Tap to view credentials you’ve installed.

Install from device storage: Tap to install encrypted certificates from an optional
installed memory card (not included).

Clear credentials: Tap to clear stored credentials and reset the password (only
available when credentials are installed).
Application Manager Settings
You can download and install applications from the Google Play Store or Samsung Apps, or
create applications using the Android SDK and install them on your device. Use Application
manager to manage applications on your device.
Warning: Because this device can be configured with system software not provided by or
supported by Google or any other company, end-users operate these devices at their own risk.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Application manager, and then tap Downloaded, SD card, Running, or All to
view the status of apps and services. Tap an app or service for more information, and for
app options, such as stopping and uninstalling.
Battery Settings
See what’s using battery power.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Battery to view battery usage for apps and services. Tap an item for more
information, or to configure options for managing power use.
Storage Settings
Manage the use of memory resources in your phone’s Device memory, and on an optional
installed memory card (not included).
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Storage to view information about memory usage, and for other options:

Device memory: View memory usage for the different types of information stored on
your phone’s memory. Tap an item for more information.
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
SD card: View memory usage for the different types of information stored on an
optional installed memory card (not included).
•
Mount SD card: Prepare an optional installed memory card for use as storage in
the phone. This option is only available if an optional memory card is installed,
and is not already mounted. Usually, your phone mounts a memory card as soon
as you install it.
•
Unmount SD card: Prepare an optional installed memory card for safe removal
or formatting.
•
Format SD card: Permanently remove all content from an optional installed
memory card. After formatting, the content cannot be retrieved.
Date and Time Settings
Your phone obtains its time and date information by using the network-provided date, time, and
time zone. These values can be manually altered.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap Date and time to configure settings:

Automatic date and time: When enabled, the device takes date and time updates
from the wireless network.

Set date: Enter the current date (only available when Automatic date and time is
disabled).

Set time: Enter the current time (only available when the Automatic setting is
disabled).

Automatic time zone: When enabled, the device takes the time zone from the
wireless network.

Select time zone: Choose your local time zone (only available when the Automatic
setting is disabled).

Use 24-hour format: Set the format for time displays.

Select date format: Set the format for date displays.
Activate This Device
Connect to the network and activate your device. If your device is already activated, use this
option to view information about your plan and usage.
1. Press
Settings
and then tap
> Settings > More.
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2. Tap Activate this device, and then follow the prompts to activate your device on the
network.
System Update Settings
Use System update options to update your phone’s internal software.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap System Update to use these options:

Update PRL: Download and the latest Preferred Roaming List (PRL), used by your
phone to access the network.

Update Profile: Update the user profile related to your wireless service account. If
you choose to change your user name online, use this option to update the user
name on your phone.

Update Samsung Software: Upgrade to the latest software available for your
device.

Update Firmware: Update your phone’s firmware. Follow the prompts to download
and install the update.
About Device Settings
The About Device menu lets you access important phone information about your phone.
1. Press
and then tap
> Settings > More.
2. Tap About device, and then tap items for more details:

Status: View information about your device’s current status.

Legal information: Display open source licenses, configure license settings,
including your DivX® VOD registration, and view the privacy alert and Google info.

Device name: View your device’s name, and enter a new name if desired.

Model number: View your device’s model number.

Android version: View the firmware version of your device.

Baseband version: View the baseband version of your device.

Kernel version: View the kernel version of your device.

Build number: View the build number of your device.

SE for Android status: View information about your phone’s Android status.
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
Settings
Hardware version: View the hardware version of your device.
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©2013 Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC.
BOOST and BOOSTMOBILE and logo are trademarks of Boost.
Other marks are trademarks of their respective owners.
The actual available capacity of the internal memory is less than the specified capacity because
the operating system and default applications occupy part of the memory. The available
capacity may change when you upgrade the device.
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Index
4G Services, 66
About Device, 135
Accessibility, 121
Settings, 121
Accounts, 42
Email, 44
Gmail, 42
Google, 42
Social Network, 55
Accounts and Sync, 129
Activation, 3, 134
Airplane Mode, 99
Alarm and Timer, 87
Answer a Call, 29
Application Manager, 133
Apps, 57
Back Key, 9
Battery
Install, 1
Bluetooth, 67, 82
Connect to a Car Kit, 68
Receive Information, 71
Send Information, 69
Turn On or Off, 68
Unpair, 69
Brightness, 107
Browser, 65
Calculator, 85
Calendar, 85
Camera, 9, 73
Clock, 87
Contacts, 36
Accessing Contacts, 36
Add, 36
Adding Entries to Your Favorites, 39
Edit, 37
Save a Number, 37
Share, 41
Contacts Groups, 39
Adding Contacts, 40
Creating a New Group, 40
Index
Sending a Message to a Group, 40
Corporate Email
Creation, 44, 45
Data Services, 65
Data Usage, 98
Date and Time, 134
Display Settings, 105
DivX, 60
Downloads, 87
Drag, 14
Dropbox, 87
Earpiece, 8
Editing Text, 25
Email, 44
Compose, 45
Microsoft Exchange Accounts, 44
Email Message
Make a call from, 28
Emergency Numbers, 28
Enhanced 911 (E911), 29
Enter Text, 22
Extended Home Screen, 20
Flash, 9
Flick, 15
Flipboard, 55
Front camera, 8
Gestures, 11
Gmail, 42
Google
Google+, 56
Maps, 64
Play Books, 63
Play Magazines, 63
Play Movies &TV, 63
Play Music, 63
Search, 89
Voice Typing, 23
Wallet, 93
Google Play Store, 61
Install an App, 61
Wallet Account, 62
138
Google Voice Typing, 122
Configuring, 24
Using, 24
Google+, 56, 82
Headset Jack, 9
Help, 89
Home Key, 9
Home Screen, 19
Extended, 20
Shortcuts, 19
Widgets, 20
In-call Options, 33
Incoming Call
Answer, 29
Keyboard, 122, 124
Samsung, 122, 124
Touchscreen, 22
Language and Input, 122
LED Indicator, 109
Location Services, 130
Maps, 64
Menu Key, 9
Messaging, 42, 50
Options, 53
Microphones, 9
microSD Card, 6
MMS Messaging, 50
Mobile Networks, 99
Music
Google Play Music, 63
Music Player, 63
Music Player, 63
My Files, 89
Navigation
Maps, 64
Nearby Devices, 101
NFC, 100
Notification Icons, 22
Phone, 27
External features and buttons, 1
Layout, 8
Navigation, 11
Phone Calls
3-way Calling, 32
Index
Answer an Incoming Call, 29
Call a Number in a Text Message, 28
Call Forwarding, 32
Call from Contacts, 27
Call from Logs, 27
Call Waiting, 31
Caller ID, 31
Dialing Options, 31
Emergency numbers, 28
From email messages, 28
From text messages, 28
Make calls, 27
Mute the Ringing Sound, 29
Receive, 29
Reject a Call with a Text Message, 30
Reject an Incoming Call, 29
Speed Dialing, 33
Using phone dialpad, 27
Using recent calls, 27
Picasa, 83
Pinch, 17
Play Books, 63
Play Magazines, 63
Play Movies & TV, 63
Play Music, 63
Power Key, 9
Proximity sensor, 8
Recent Calls, 34
Clear, 35
Make call from, 27
Options, 34
View, 34
View Logs, 34
Rotate, 16
S Beam, 100
S Memo, 90
S Suggest, 92
S Voice, 92
Samsung Keyboard, 122, 124
SD Card, 6
Format, 7
Insert, 6
Remove, 7
Unmount, 7
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View Memory, 7
Search (Google), 89
Security
Screen Lock, 102
Settings, 94
Accessibility, 121
Accounts and Sync, 129
Data Usage, 98
Date and Time, 134
Display, 105
Language and Input, 122
LED Indicator, 109
Sound, 109
Storage, 133
Wallpaper, 105
Wi-Fi, 94
Setup Application, 5
Slide, 13
SMS
Messaging, 50
Social Network Accounts, 55
Sound
Settings, 109
Speaker, 9
Spread, 17
Status Bar, 21
Status Icons, 21
Storage
Settings, 133
Swipe, 13
Text Editing, 25
Text Entry, 22
Text Input
Methods, 23
Text Message
Make a call from, 28
Text Messaging, 50
Index
Text-to-Speech, 126
Tools, 85
Touch, 11
Touch and Hold, 12
Touchscreen
Keyboard, 22
Turn off, 10
Turn on, 10
Typing, 22
USB Charger/Accessory port, 9
Video, 73
Video Player, 83
Videos
Record, 76
Sharing, 81
Visual Voicemail, 30
Voice Recorder, 93
Voice Typing, 23
Configuring, 24
Using, 24
Voicemail, 30
Notification, 30
Retrieve Your Voicemail Messages, 30
Setup, 6
Visual, 30
Volume, 109
VPN, 71, 99
VPN Client, 93
Wallet, 93
Wallpaper
Settings, 105
Web, 65
Wi-Fi, 66
Settings, 94
YouTube, 56, 83
Zoom, 17
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