Samsung GT-P3113 User manual

Samsung GT-P3113 User manual
A N D R O I D
T A B L E T
User Manual
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The actual available capacity of the internal memory is less than the specified capacity because the operating system and default
applications occupy part of the memory. The available capacity may change when you upgrade the device.
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This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause
undesired operation of the device.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Getting Started .............................5
Understanding This User Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Turning Your Device On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Setting Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Retrieving Your Google Account Password . . . . 11
Using Google Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Task Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Securing Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Section 2: Understanding Your Device .....17
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Top and Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Side Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Back and Bottom Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Navigating Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Status Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Quick Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Status Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Primary Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other App Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Widgets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
App Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wallpapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mini App Tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Apps Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Entering Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Google Voice Typing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 3: Contacts and Accounts ............ 40
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Favourites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 4: Messaging ................................. 48
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Types of Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Google Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Messenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
ChatON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 5: Internet and Social Networking 54
Google Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Play Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 6: Music .......................................... 62
Listening to Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Music Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Music Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Section 7: Photos and Video ...................... 69
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Video Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
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Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77
Photo Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81
Video Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Section 8: Connections ...............................85
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85
Wi-Fi Direct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
Managing Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
Kies Via Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91
Synchronizing with Windows Media Player . . . .91
Connecting as a Mass Storage Device . . . . . . .92
Section 9: Applications and Widgets ........93
Updating Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93
GPS Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94
AllShare Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99
ChatON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100
Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Dropbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Dual Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Game Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Google . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Memo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Messenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Music Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Music Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
My Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Netflix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Photo Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Play Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Play Movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Play Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Polaris Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Readers Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
S Suggest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Samsung Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Screensaver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Smart Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Task Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Voice Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
World Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Yahoo! Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Yahoo! News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 10: Settings .................................. 112
Accessing Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wireless and Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Personal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
About Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Index ............................................................ 142
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Section 1: Getting Started
This section helps you to quickly start using your device.
Understanding This User Manual
The sections of this manual generally follow the features of
your device. A robust index for features begins on page 142.
This manual gives navigation instructions according to the
default display settings. If you select other settings, navigation
steps may be different.
Unless otherwise specified, all instructions in this manual
assume that you are starting from a Home screen. To get to a
Home screen, you may need to unlock the device. For more
information, refer to “Securing Your Device” on page 14.
Note: Instructions in this manual are based on default settings
and may vary from your device depending on the
software version on your device and any changes to the
device’s settings.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user manual
start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
All screen images in this manual are simulated. Actual
displays may vary depending on the software version of
your device and any changes to the device’s settings.
Special Text
In this manual, some text is set apart from the rest. This
special text is intended to point out important information,
share quick methods for activating features, define terms, and
more. The definitions for these methods are as follows:
• Notes: Presents alternative options for the current feature, menu, or
sub-menu.
• Tips: Provides quick or innovative methods or useful shortcuts.
• Important: Points out important information about the current
feature that could affect performance.
• Warning: Brings important information to your attention that can
help to prevent loss of data or functionality or damage to your
device.
Getting Started
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Text Conventions
This manual provides condensed information about how to
use your device. To make this possible, the following text
conventions are used to represent often-used steps:
➔ Arrows are used to represent the sequence of selecting
successive options in longer, or repetitive, procedures. For
example:
From a Home screen, touch
➔ Display ➔ Screen timeout.
Apps ➔
Settings
Battery
Your device is powered by a rechargeable, standard Li-Ion
battery. A Wall/USB Charger (Charging Head and USB cable)
are included with the device for charging the battery.
Note: The battery comes partially charged. You must fully
charge the battery before using your device for the first
time.
After the first charge, you can use the device while
charging.
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Warning! Use only approved charging devices. Approved
accessories are designed to maximize battery life.
Using other accessories may invalidate your warranty
and may cause damage.
Battery Indicator
The Battery icon
in the Status Bar shows the battery
power level. When battery power is 15% or less, your device
prompts you to charge the battery. If you continue to operate
the device without charging, the device powers off. For battery
use information, see “About Device” on page 140.
Tip: Touch the Time field to display battery charge status.
Charging the Battery
Your device comes with a Wall/USB Charger (Outlet
Connector, Charging Head, and USB cable) to charge your
device from any standard AC power outlet.
Note: The battery comes partially charged. You must fully
charge the battery before using your device for the first
time.
After the first charge, you can use the device while
charging.
1. Insert the USB cable into the Charging Head (1).
3. Plug the Charging Head into a standard AC power
outlet.
Warning! While the device is charging, if the touch screen does
not function due to an unstable power supply, unplug
the USB power adapter from the power outlet or
unplug the USB cable from the device.
2. Insert the USB cable into the device’s Charger/
Accessory Port (2).
4. When charging is complete, unplug the Charging Head
from the power outlet and remove the USB cable from
the device.
Getting Started
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Turning Your Device On and Off
Setting Up Your Device
Turning Your Device On
When you first turn on your device, you are asked to set up a
few things. To do that, the following screens display. Some
screens can be skipped (touch Skip) or re-displayed (touch
Back). Some screens display depending on the options you
choose.
Select Language
1. Touch the language field, scroll through the list, and
touch the language you want your device to use, such
as, English (United States).
Press and hold the
Power/Lock Key
.
For more information, refer to
“Unlocking the Device” on
page 14.
Note: Your device’s internal
antenna is located along the top
back of the device. Do not block
the antenna; doing so may
affect signal quality and may
cause the device to operate at a
higher power level than is
necessary. For more
information, refer to “GPS
Applications” on page 93.
2. Touch Start.
Wi-Fi
Make sure the Wi-Fi OFF / ON icon is set to ON
choose one of the following options:
Turning Your Device Off
1. Press and hold the Power/Lock Key
2. At the prompt, touch Power off ➔ OK.
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and
Touch Add Wi-Fi network to enter a Network SSID that is
not listed.
Touch Scan to make sure you have an accurate list of
Wi-Fi networks.
Touch one of the Wi-Fi networks in the list, enter the
password, and touch Connect. Touch and connect to
another Wi-Fi network or touch Next to continue.
Touch Skip to perform this task later. For more
information, refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 112.
Set Date and Time
1. Touch Set date and set the date (month, day, year), and
then touch Set.
2. Touch Set time and set the time (hour, minute, and AM
or PM), and then touch Set.
3. Touch Select time zone and select the correct time zone.
4. Touch Next.
Samsung Account
Sign in to your Samsung account to use Samsung services.
1. Touch variety of services to learn more.
2. Touch Create new account to create a Samsung
account.
– or –
– or –
Touch Skip to perform this task later. For more
information, refer to “Signing In to your Samsung
Account” on page 135.
Got Google?
Your new device uses your Google account to fully use its
Android features, including Gmail, Maps, Navigation, Google
Talk, and Google Play.
The Got Google? screen allows you to sign in, if you already
have a Google account.
Note: If you skipped Wi-Fi setup, the Wi-Fi setup screen
displays and you must connect through a Wi-Fi network.
Touch Sign in if you already have a Samsung account.
Touch Restore and Auto backup, if desired. Touch Next.
Touch Yes and then enter the email address and
password of your existing account.
Touch
to continue.
– or –
Touch No to proceed to the next screen.
Getting Started
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Make it Google
This screen displays if you did not sign into your Google
account.
The Make it Google screen allows you to create a new Google
account.
Note: If you skipped Wi-Fi setup, the Wi-Fi setup screen
displays and you must connect through a Wi-Fi network.
Backup and Restore
This screen also displays if you signed in to your Google
account.
1. Read the backup and restore information.
2. Enable either or both options.
3. Touch
to continue.
The Restoring screen displays while your information is
being restored.
Touch Get an account or enter the email address and
password of your existing account.
– or –
Google & Location
1. Read the information on the screen and enable either or
both of the Google location services.
Touch Not now to perform this task later. For more
information, refer to “Setting Up Your Gmail Account”
on page 48.
This Tablet Belongs To...
Entertainment
This screen displays if you signed in to your Google account.
Touch Set up a credit card, enter credit card information
for your Google Play account, and touch Save.
– or –
Touch Not now.
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2. Touch
to continue.
This screen displays if you did not sign into your Google
account.
To personalize the tablet with your name:
1. Touch the First and Last fields and use the on-screen
keyboard to enter you first and last name.
2. Touch
to continue.
Setup Complete
Congratulations! Your device is set up and ready to use.
Touch Finish.
The main Home screen displays.
Retrieving Your Google Account
Password
A Google account password is required for Google
applications. If you misplace or forget your Google Account
password, follow these instructions to retrieve it:
1. From your computer, use an Internet browser to
navigate to http://google.com/accounts.
2. Once the URL loads, click on the Can’t access your
account? link and follow the on-screen instructions.
Using Google Maps
In order to use some applications related to Google Maps, you
must first connect Wi-Fi. For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi”
on page 112.
You must also enable location services to use Google Maps.
Some features require Standalone or Google location
services. For more information, refer to “Location Services”
on page 124.
Task Manager
Your device can run applications simultaneously and some
applications run in the background.
Use Task Manager to see which applications are running on
your device and to end running applications to extend battery
life. You can also uninstall applications from your device and
see how much memory is used by applications.
Task Manager Pop-Up
The Task manager pop-up provides information about Active
applications and includes a RAM manager. It also has a link to
the Task Manager application.
To access the Task manager pop-up:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Task manager.
– or –
Mini App Tray
Add the Application monitor widget to a Home screen
and then touch Application monitor on the Application
monitor widget. For more information, refer to “Widgets”
on page 31.
The Task manager pop-up displays.
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2. Touch the Active applications tab to view applications
running on your device. Touch
to end an
application or End all to stop all running applications.
3. Touch the RAM manager tab to display the amount of
Random Access Memory (RAM) currently in use. Touch
Clear memory to clear inactive and background
processes.
4. Touch
in the top right corner of the Task manager
pop-up to close the application.
5. Touch
in the top left corner to display the Task
Manager application.
Task Manager Application
The Task Manager application provides information about
applications, including Active applications, Downloaded, RAM
manager, Storage, and Help.
To access the Task Manager:
1. Access Task Manager from the Task manager pop-up.
For more information, refer to “Task Manager Pop-Up”
on page 11.
– or –
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Touch
manager.
Navigation and then touch
Task
2. Touch Active applications to view applications running
on your device. Touch End to end an application or
End all to end all running applications.
3. Touch Downloaded to view applications installed from
Google Play. Touch Uninstall to remove an application
from your device.
4. Touch RAM manager to display the amount of Random
Access Memory (RAM) currently in use. Touch Clear
memory to clear inactive and background processes.
5. Touch Storage to view internal (Device memory) and
external (SD card) storage memory statistics.
6. Touch Help to view useful tips for extending battery life.
Memory Card
Your device supports removable microSD or microSDHC
memory cards with maximum capacity of 32 GB (depending
on the memory card manufacturer and type). Memory cards
are used to store music, photos, videos, and other files.
Installing a Memory Card
1. Open the Memory Card Slot cover and turn to expose
the slot.
2. With the gold contacts facing down, carefully slide the
memory card into the slot (1), pushing gently until it
clicks into place (2).
3. Replace the Memory Card Slot cover.
Removing a Memory Card
Important! To prevent damage to information stored on the
memory card, unmount the card before removing it
from the device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Storage.
Apps ➔
Settings
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2. Under SD card, touch Unmount SD card and then
touch OK.
3. Open the Memory Card Slot cover and turn to expose
the slot.
Securing Your Device
By default, the device locks automatically when the screen
times out or you can lock it manually. You can unlock the
device using one of the default Unlock screens or, for
increased security, use a personal screen unlock pattern.
For more information about creating and enabling a Screen
unlock pattern, see “Screen Lock” on page 124.
For other settings related to securing your device, see
“Location Services” on page 124.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this User Manual
start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
4. Gently press in on the memory card (1), so that it pops
out from the slot, and carefully pull the card out (2).
5. Replace the Memory Card Slot cover.
For more information, refer to “Memory Card” on page 91.
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Locking the device manually
Press the Power/Lock Key
.
Unlocking the Device
1. Press the Power/Lock Key
.
The Lock screen displays.
2. Swipe across the screen as shown.
The last screen you accessed displays.
Tip: Touch one of the app shortcut icons and then swipe to
launch that application.
Note: You can customize the Lock screen and set the type of
Screen Unlock you want to use (Face unlock, Pattern,
PIN, or Password). For more information, refer to “Screen
Lock” on page 124.
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Troubleshooting
If your device has fatal errors, hangs up, or freezes, you may
need to reset the device to regain functionality.
• If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the
Power/Lock Key
for 10 to 15 seconds.
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Section 2: Understanding Your Device
This section outlines key features of your device and
describes the screen and the icons that appear when the
device is in use. It also shows how to navigate through the
device.
Features
• 7.0-inch WSVGA (1024x600) TFT (PLS) LCD touch screen
• Android Version 4.1.1
• Bluetooth 3.0 Wireless technology. For more information, refer to
“Bluetooth” on page 114.
• Built-in Wi-Fi technology (802.11 b/g/n)
• 3.2 Megapixel camera and camcorder plus 0.3 Megapixel forwardfacing VGA camera
• Full integration of Google applications (Gmail, YouTube,
Google Maps, and Voice Search)
• Messaging Features:
– Gmail
– Email (corporate and personal)
– Google Talk (Instant Messaging and Video Chat)
• Photo Gallery that supports G F, AGIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, WBMP,
• HD Video Player (1080p)
– Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, DivX, VP8, WMV7/8,
Sorenson Spark
– Format: 3GP (MP4), WMV (ASF), AVI (DivX), MKV, FLV, WEBM
• DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to HD 720p, including
premium content
• Music player that supports MP3, AAC/AAC+/EAAC+, WMA,
OGG (vorbis), FLAC, AC-3 (only with video), and Vorbis formats
• 1GB RAM memory and 8GB on-board memory, which is used for
data storage and access
• Support for microSD and microSDHC Memory Cards
• Preloaded applications such as AllShare Play, Google Play Books,
Google Play Store, Music Hub, Polaris Office, and Readers Hub.
For more information, refer to “More Application Information”
on page 36.
Warning! This device does not support some USB storage
media devices.
and WEBP formats
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Top and Front View
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The following items can be found on the top and front of your
device as illustrated.
1. Light Sensor: Used to control screen brightness
automatically and when taking photos with the
front-facing Camera.
2. 3.5mm Headset Jack: Plug in for headphones.
3. Microphone: Used for voice recording or video chat.
4. Front-facing Camera Lens: Used when taking photos or
recording videos.
5. Display Screen: The orientation of the display screen
rotates with the tablet as you turn it. You can turn this
feature on and off. For more information, refer to
“System” on page 136.
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Side Views
The following items can be found on the sides of your device
as illustrated.
1. Memory Card Slot: Install a memory card for storage of
files.
2. Power/Lock Key: Press and hold to turn the device on or
off. Press to lock the device or to wake the screen for
unlocking.
3. Volume Key: From a Home screen, press to adjust
Master Volume. During music playback, press to adjust
volume.
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4. Infrared Blaster: Used to emit infrared signals used for
controlling external devices. For more information, refer
to “Smart Remote” on page 109.
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Back and Bottom Views
The following items can be found on the back and bottom of
your device as illustrated.
1. Camera Lens: Used when taking photos or recording
videos.
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2. External Speakers: Used in music or video playback,
notification tones, and for other sounds.
3. Charger/Accessory Port: Plug in a USB cable for
charging or to sync music and files.
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Home Screen
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The Home screen is the starting point for using your device.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user manual
start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
1. System Bar: The area along the top of the Home screen
where you can find icons that show notifications, battery
power, and connection details. For a list of icons, see
“Status Bar” on page 30.
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2. Widgets: Applications that run on the Home screen.
Some widgets are found on the Home screens by
default. For more information, refer to “Widgets” on
page 31.
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3. Google Search: Search the web by typing or speaking.
For more information, refer to “Google Search” on
page 54.
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4. Home screen: The starting point for using your device.
Place shortcuts, widgets, and other items to customize
your device to your needs.
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5. App Shortcuts: Shortcuts to common applications. For
more information, refer to “App Shortcuts” on page 32.
6. Current screen: Indicates which Home screen is being
displayed. For more information, refer to “Extended
Home Screen” on page 22.
7. Primary Shortcuts: Shortcuts to common features.
These shortcuts are found on all Home screens by
default. For more information, refer to “Primary
Shortcuts” on page 30.
8. Navigation: Open a list of thumbnail images of apps you
have worked with recently. Touch an App to open it.
Touch and hold to display the Apps screen. Touch and
then touch Task manager to display the Task Manager.
9. Home: Display the central Home screen. Touch and hold
to display the Task Manager pop-up.
10. Back: Return to the previous screen or option.
11. Mini App Tray: Shortcuts to apps that you can use
anytime, such as a calculator, email, and a music player.
For more information, refer to “Mini App Tray” on
page 34.
12. Apps: Display the Apps screen.
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13. Time: The current time. For more information, refer to
“Date and Time” on page 136.
14. Status Icons: Indicate the status of your tablet.
15. Status Details Panel: Touch the top of the screen and
swipe downward to display the Status Details panel.
Back to remove the Status Details panel.
Touch
For more information, refer to “Status Bar” on page 30.
Extended Home Screen
The Home screen consists of the Home panel, plus four
panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more
space for adding shortcuts and widgets.
Slide your finger horizontally across the screen to scroll to the
left or right side panels. As you scroll, the indicator at the top
of the display shows your current position.
Note: The centre panel displays when you touch
Home.
Customizing the Home Screens
To customize the Home screens to suit your preferences:
1. Navigate to one of the Home screen panels.
2. Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
pop-up displays.
3. Touch Set wallpaper to change the Home screen
wallpaper. For more information, refer to “Wallpapers”
on page 33.
4. Under Add to Home screen touch:
• Apps and widgets to add app or widget shortcuts on the
Home screen.
• Folder to add a folder on a Home screen. For more
information, refer to “Folders” on page 32.
• Page to add a Home screen.
Display Settings
You can customize display screen settings to your
preferences. For more information, refer to “Display” on
page 119.
Adding and Removing Home Screen Panels
1. From a Home screen,
pinch the screen from the
left and right side to the
center to display the
editing screen.
Tip: Touch and hold on
the screen until the Home
screen pop-up displays.
Under Add to Home
screen, touch Page to add
a Home screen.
Your device comes with seven Home screen panels. You can
customize the Home screen by removing or adding panels.
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2. Use these controls to configure panels:
Remove: Touch and drag a panel to the Trash
Can to remove the panel from the Home screen.
Add: Touch to add a new panel, up to a total of
seven. This option is available when less than
seven panels have been added.
Default Home Page: Touch the Home icon at the
upper right corner of a panel to set it as the default
home screen.
3. To rearrange the order of panels, touch and drag a
panel to a new location.
4. Touch
Back to return to the Home screen
Navigating Your Device
Use command buttons and the touch screen to navigate.
Command Buttons
Navigation
Touch
Navigation to open a list of thumbnail images of
apps you have worked with recently. Touch an App to open it.
Touch
Task manager to display the Task Manager.
Touch
Google to display the Google Search widget.
Touch
Home
Delete all to clear all thumbnail images.
Touch
Back
Home to display the default Home screen.
Touch
step.
Back to return to the previous screen, option, or
Note: When the on-screen keyboard is active,
Keyboard displays.
Close
Mini App Tray
Touch
Mini App Tray to display shortcuts to apps that you
might need while working in other apps. For more information,
refer to “Mini App Tray” on page 34.
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Other Buttons
Context-Sensitive Menus
Context-sensitive menus offer options for features or screens.
To access context-sensitive menus:
• Touch
Menu to display a list of options.
• Touch an option in the list.
Application Bar
The Application Bar is the area along the top of various
application screens. It usually contains the Search and Menu
icons, as well as other icons that are used to display options
and settings.
Screen Navigation
Touch
Touch items to select or launch them. For example:
• Touch the on-screen keyboard to enter characters or text.
• Touch a menu item to select it.
• Touch an application’s icon to launch the application.
Touch and Hold
Activate on-screen items. For example:
• Touch and hold a widget on the home screen to move it.
Swipe, Flick, or Slide
Swipe, flick, or slide your finger vertically or horizontally across
the screen. For example:
• Unlocking the screen.
• Scrolling the Home screens or a menu.
Pinch
Use two fingers, such as your index finger
and thumb, to make an inward pinch motion
on the screen, as if you are picking
something up, or an outward motion by
sweeping your fingers out.
For example:
• Pinch a photo in Gallery to zoom in.
• Pinch a webpage to zoom in or out.
Screen Capture
To capture an image of the current screen:
■ Press and hold the Volume Down Key
and
at the same time for
the Power/Lock Key
couple of seconds to capture and save an image of the
current screen.
• Touch and hold on a field to display a pop-up menu of options.
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Note: A copy of the screenshot is automatically saved to the
clipboard.
To view the screen shots:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
My Files.
Apps
2. Touch sdcard0 ➔ Pictures ➔ Screenshots.
3. Touch a screen capture file to display it.
Notifications
When you receive a notification, the Notification icon displays
on the left end of the System Bar. Notifications indicate the
arrival of Gmail or Email, alarms, and more.
Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward to display
the Status Details panel and the Notifications list to view all of
your current notifications. Touch a Notification in the list to
display the item. For example, touch a Gmail entry to open the
Gmail application and view the message.
Most apps that send notifications, such as Gmail and Google
Talk, have individual settings that can be configured. See the
settings for individual applications in the applicable section of
this user manual.
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Status Details
To display the current date and time, battery status, and Wi-Fi
connectivity status, open Status Details.
1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward.
The Status Details display. If you have any current
notifications, their summaries are listed below the
Notifications title.
2. Touch a notification summary to respond to it.
3. Touch outside the Status Details screen to close the
window.
Quick Settings
To view and control the most common settings for your tablet,
as well as accessing the complete Settings application, open
the Quick Settings panel.
1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward.
The Quick Settings pop-up displays.
Note: This pop-up displays both Status Details and Quick
Settings and is referred to by both names in this manual.
4. The Quick Settings are:
• Wi-Fi: Touch to enable or disable Wi-Fi. For more information,
refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 112.
• GPS: Touch to enable or disable Standalone GPS
services. For more information, refer to “Use GPS
Satellites” on page 124.
• Sound / Mute: Touch to enable or disable sound mode.
2. Touch the time at the top of the pop-up to display a Date
and time pop-up. Touch Use 24-hour format to enable
the 24-hour format. Touch Set date and time to display
the Date & time settings screen. For more information,
refer to “Date and Time” on page 136.
3. Touch
Settings to open the Settings application. For
more information, refer to “Settings” on page 112.
• Screen rotation: When On the screen rotates automatically
from landscape to portrait and vice versa. When Off the
screen is fixed in the current mode, either portrait or
landscape. For more information, refer to “System” on
page 136.
• Power saving: When enabled, your device automatically
adjusts the CPU and screen brightness to conserve battery
power. For more information, refer to “Power Saving
Mode” on page 121.
Sweep the pop-up to the left to see additional settings.
• Blocking mode: Touch to enable or disable Blocking mode.
For more information, refer to “Blocking Mode” on
page 118.
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• Bluetooth: Touch to enable or disable Bluetooth. For more
information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 87.
• Driving mode: New notifications are read aloud when
enabled.
• Sync: Synchronizes your device with the network.
Synchronizes contacts, email, time, and various accounts.
5. Touch the Brightness slider and drag it to set the
brightness or touch Auto to allow the device to set
brightness automatically based on available light and
battery charge status. For more information, refer to
“Brightness” on page 119.
6. Notifications displays system notifications. Touch a
notification entry to display the details. Touch Clear to
remove Notification Icons from the System Bar.
For more information, refer to “Notifications” on
page 26.
7. Close the Quick Settings by touching outside the Quick
Settings pop-up.
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Notifications display in the System Bar and, in some cases,
under the Notifications heading in the Quick Settings to alert
you to activity on the tablet such as new messages,
application downloads, software updates, and more. The
following table lists those icons.
System Alert: Check under the Notifications heading in
the Quick Settings for alerts.
Download: An application or file is being downloaded or
has been downloaded to the device.
Download Successful: A recent application download or
update completed successfully.
New Email Message: You have new email. Touch Reply
to view and answer the email.
New Gmail Message: You have new Gmail. Touch the
icon for additional information.
Google Talk Invitation: Someone has invited you to chat
using Google Talk.
Music Player: Music is playing. For more information,
refer to “Accessing the Music Player” on page 65.
Wi-Fi networks available: An open Wi-Fi network is in
range.
GPS Active: Displays when GPS is active.
Software update: There may be a software update
available for this device. For more information, refer to
“Software Update” on page 140.
Updates Available: Updates to the applications you
have downloaded are available.
Choose input method: When the keyboard is being
displayed, touch this icon to display a menu of quick
keyboard settings.
Blocking Mode: Notifications for selected features are
disabled. For more information, refer to “Blocking
Mode” on page 118.
Event: This is a notification for one or more events. For
more information, refer to “Creating an Event or Task”
on page 98.
Navigation Active: The Navigation App is active. For
more information, refer to “Navigation” on page 60.
USB Connected: Device is connected to a computer
using a USB cable.
Wi-Fi Direct: Displays when Wi-Fi Direct is active and
your tablet is connected to another device. For more
information, refer to “Wi-Fi Direct” on page 86.
Screenshot Captured: A screenshot has been captured.
For more information, refer to “Screen Capture” on
page 25.
Nearby Devices: The Nearby devices setting is enabled.
For more information, refer to “Nearby Devices” on
page 117.
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Status Bar
The Status Bar is part of the System Bar and displays icons to
show network status, battery power, and other details.
Battery Level: Shown fully charged.
Charging Indicator: Battery is charging.
Device Power Critical: Battery has only three percent
power remaining. At about 15 percent power remaining,
a popup is displayed to remind you to charge
immediately.
USB Connection Indicator: The device is connected to a
computer using a USB cable, but it is not charging. The
battery is only charged while connected to a computer,
if the device is turned off. When the device is off, press
the Power/Lock key to see the battery charging
indicator.
Battery Fully Charged: When the battery is fully charged,
this indicator is displayed.
Airplane Mode: Indicates that the Airplane Mode is
active, which allows you to use many of your device’s
features, but it cannot access online information or
applications.
Bluetooth Active: Bluetooth is turned on. For more
information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 87.
Bluetooth Connected: Your device is connected to a
Bluetooth device.
Wi-Fi Active: Wi-Fi is connected, active, and
communicating with a Wireless Access Point (WAP).
Alarm Set: Displays when you set an alarm to ring at a
specified time. For more information, refer to “Alarm” on
page 94.
Primary Shortcuts
Primary Shortcuts display on each Home screen at the bottom
of the screen in portrait mode and along the right side of the
screen in landscape mode.
Tip: The main Home screen is usually the center Home screen.
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The default Primary Shortcuts are: Contacts, Email, Calendar,
Internet, Settings and Apps.
Other App Shortcuts
There are also other application shortcuts on the main Home
screen that display above the Primary Shortcuts in portrait
mode and along the bottom of the screen in landscape mode.
The default app shortcuts on the main Home screen are:
Dropbox, Camera, Gallery, Maps, Samsung Apps, and Play
Store.
The default app shortcuts that display on the second Home
screen are: Media Hub, YouTube, Amazon Kindle, Polaris
Office, Smart Remote, and Netflix.
For more information, refer to “More Application Information”
on page 36.
Application shortcuts can be added to any Home screen. For
more information, refer to “App Shortcuts” on page 32.
Widgets
When you first turn on your tablet, there are various widgets
on the center Home screen. They can also appear on the
Home screens to the left and right of the center Home screen.
Widgets are self-contained applications that you can place on
the Home screens to access your favorite features.
For more information, refer to “Applications and Widgets” on
page 93.
Adding Widgets to a Home screen
1. Navigate to the Home screen on which you want to
Apps.
place the Widget and touch
2. Touch the Widgets tab.
Note: Swipe across the screen horizontally to view all Widgets.
3. Touch and hold the widget’s icon until the Home screen
displays, then slide your finger where you want to place
the icon and release it.
Note: There must be room on the screen where you want to
place the widget, otherwise the widget will not add to the
Home screen.
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Removing Widgets
■ Touch and hold the Widget until the
Remove icon
displays, then drag the widget to the Remove icon.
Note: This action does not actually delete the Widget, it just
removes it from the current Home screen.
App Shortcuts
Use App Shortcuts for quick access to applications or
features, such as Email or other applications.
1. Navigate to the Home screen on which you want to
place the App Shortcut.
2. Touch
– or –
Apps.
Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
options pop-up displays and then touch Apps and
widgets.
3. Touch the Apps tab.
4. Touch and hold the application icon until the Home
screen displays, then slide your finger where you want
to place the icon and release it.
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For more information, refer to “Apps Screen” on
page 35.
5. Touch and hold the App Shortcut and then drag the
application icon to reposition it on the Home screen.
Removing App Shortcuts
■ Touch and hold the App Shortcut until
Remove
displays, then drag the App Shortcut to the Remove
icon.
Folders
Place Folders on a Home screen to organize items together.
Adding Folders
To create a folder on a Home page:
1. Navigate to the desired Home screen.
2. Touch and hold on the screen until the Home screen
pop-up displays and then touch Folder.
The Create folder pop-up displays.
3. Touch the Unnamed folder field, use the keyboard to
enter a name for the folder, and touch OK.
A new folder displays on the Home screen.
Managing Folders
To rename a folder:
■ Touch the folder, touch the current name, and use the
keyboard to enter a new name for the folder.
To add an App shortcut to a folder:
1. Add the App shortcut to the Home screen that the folder
is on.
2. Touch and hold the App shortcut, drag it to the folder,
and drop it.
To remove an App shortcut from a folder:
1. Touch the folder to view the contents.
2. Touch the App shortcut, drag it out of the folder, and
drop it on the Home screen.
Removing a Folder
■ Touch and hold the folder until the
Remove icon
displays, then drag the folder to the Remove icon.
Wallpapers
You can choose a picture to display on the Home Screen,
Lock screen, or on both the Home and Lock screens. Choose
from preloaded wallpaper images or select a photo you have
downloaded or taken with the Camera.
1. From a Home screen, touch and hold on the screen.
The Home screen options pop-up displays.
2. Touch Set wallpaper.
The Set wallpaper pop-up displays.
3. Touch Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock
screens.
The Select wallpaper from pop-up displays the following
options:
• Gallery: Access the Gallery to select a photo. Touch a photo
to select it. Crop and resize the picture, if desired. Touch
Done to save the picture as wallpaper. Touch Cancel to
cancel.
Note: Any App shortcuts in the folder are also removed.
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• Live wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded interactive
animated wallpapers. Touch a wallpaper to see an example.
If available, touch Settings to view options for the selection.
Touch Set wallpaper to save your choice. Touch
Back
to return to the Live wallpapers menu.
• Wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded wallpaper images.
Touch an image to view it. Touch Set wallpaper to save it as
wallpaper. Touch
Back to return to the Home screen.
Note: Live wallpapers is not available for the Lock screen.
Mini App Tray
There are shortcuts available that link to apps that you might
need while working in other apps, such as Alarm, Calculator,
and Music Player. In some cases, these shortcuts are actually
links to the part of the app most commonly used and they
contain a link to the actual app where you can use other
functions.
1. From any screen, touch
Mini App Tray at the
bottom, right of the screen.
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The Mini App Tray icons display.
Note: Swipe across the screen horizontally to view all Mini
Apps.
2. Touch Edit to customize the Mini App Tray. For more
information, refer to “Customizing the Mini App Tray” on
page 35.
3. Touch one of the icons to display a mini app pop-up.
The pop-up varies depending on the application.
Various controls display at the top of the pop-up and a
miniature version of the app displays in the body of the
pop-up.
4. Touch items in the body of the pop-up, such as an email
entry or keys on the Calculator.
5. Touch the top of an app pop-up and drag the pop-up to
the desired position on the screen.
6. Touch
to link to the application. For more
information, refer to “More Application Information” on
page 36. Touch
to close the mini app pop-up.
Customizing the Mini App Tray
You can choose applications to display on the Mini App Tray
and arrange them in any order.
1. From any screen, touch
Mini App Tray at the
bottom, right of the screen.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ View type.
3. Touch Customizable grid.
To manually change the order of the icons on the Apps
screen:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Edit.
3. Touch and hold an icon and drag it to a new position.
4. Touch
Save to save the changes.
2. Touch Edit at the left side of the tray.
You can place shortcuts to applications on the Home screen
for quick access to the application. For more information, refer
to “App Shortcuts” on page 32.
3. Touch and drag apps in and out of the tray or to another
position in the tray.
To view your downloaded applications:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
4. Touch Done to save your changes.
Apps Screen
The Apps screen displays all applications installed on your
wireless device, including applications that you download and
install from Google Play or from the web.
The Apps icons are arranged in alphabetical order. To arrange
the Apps icons in a customizable grid:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch
Downloaded apps to view downloaded apps.
3. Touch an icon on the Downloaded apps screen to launch
the application.
– or –
Add an App Shortcut to a Home screen by dragging the
App icon onto the Home Screen. For more information,
refer to “App Shortcuts” on page 32.
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Application Information
To view information about an App, such as the amount of
storage it uses, force the App to stop, uninstall updates, and
clear data:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Application manager.
2. Touch the All tab, scroll through the apps list, and touch
the app to open a screen with details about the App.
More Application Information
For more information, refer to “Applications and Widgets” on
page 93.
In that section, each application that is available on the
Applications screen is listed and described. If the application is
also described in another section of this user manual, then a
cross reference to that particular section is provided. Various
widgets are also described.
Entering Text
Your device uses a virtual QWERTY keyboard for text entry.
Use the keyboard to enter letters, punctuation, numbers, and
other characters into text entry fields or applications. Access
the keyboard by touching any text entry field.
You can also use voice input to speak your inputs.
The virtual QWERTY keyboard displays at the bottom of the
screen. By default, when you rotate the device, the screen
orientation updates to display the keyboard at the bottom of
the screen.
Text Input Methods
Your device offers two text input methods:
• Google voice typing and
• Samsung keyboard.
You can set a default text entry method in Settings. For more
information, refer to “Keyboards and Input Methods” on
page 129.
To choose a text input method while entering text:
1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward.
The Quick Settings pop-up displays.
2. Touch Choose input method.
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Using the Samsung Keyboard
The Samsung keyboard is a custom virtual QWERTY
keyboard, featuring optional predictive text. Input characters
by touching the on-screen keys with your finger or use speech
recognition.
You can enable predictive text, to have the Samsung
keyboard match your key touches to common words and
displays them. Select a word from the display to insert it into
your text.
Configuring the Samsung Keyboard
You can configure the Samsung keyboard to your
preferences.
• While entering text, touch
.
For more information, refer to “Configuring the Samsung
Keyboard” on page 130.
Entering Upper and Lower Case Letters
The default case is lower case (abc). Enter upper and lower
case alphabet letters by touching the Shift key to toggle the
case, before touching the letter key(s).
• Touch once to switch from abc to Abc mode
• Touch and hold to switch to ABC mode
Entering Symbols and Numbers
The number keys are displayed at the top of the keyboard and
are always available.
To enter common symbols, touch
to switch to symbol
mode, then touch the corresponding key.
There are two pages of symbols. Touch
next page.
1/2
to switch to the
Touch and hold a vowel key (A, E, I, O, U, or Y) or the C, N, or
S key to open a small window where you can chose an
accented vowel or other alternate letter. Slide to the letter until
it is highlighted, and release.
Touch and hold the Period key (.) to open a small window with
a set of common symbols.
Using Predictive Text
By using Predictive text, you can have next-letter prediction
and regional error correction, which compensates for pressing
the wrong keys on the QWERTY keyboard.
Note: Enable Predictive text in Samsung keyboard settings. For
more information, refer to “Configuring the Samsung
Keyboard” on page 130.
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While entering characters, potential word matches display in
the Predictive text area above the keyboard.
■ Touch a word to insert it into your text.
Tip: Touch
to display more words.
Using Google Voice Typing from the Samsung
Keyboard
When you enable the Google voice typing setting, you can use
your voice to enter text instead of the keyboard.
For more information about enabling Voice input, For more
information, refer to “Using Google Voice Typing” on page 39.
Editing Text
You can edit the text you enter in text fields by cutting,
copying, or pasting text. These operations can be performed
within and across apps. However, some apps do not support
editing some or all of the text displayed while others may offer
their own way to select text.
Editing Existing Text
To edit text that you have entered:
1. Touch the text at the point you want to edit.
The
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Cursor displays at the point you touched.
2. Touch and drag the Cursor to a better position, if
necessary.
3. Enter additional text or delete text by repeatedly
Delete key.
touching the
Copying, Deleting, or Replacing Text
To select and copy, delete, or replace text:
1. Touch and hold the text or word you want to select.
The selected text is highlighted with a
end of the selection.
tab at each
2. Touch and drag either tab to select more or less text.
Tip: Touch Select all in the Application bar to select all text in
the field. Touch on another area of the screen or touch
Done to deselect the text.
3. Depending on the action you want to take for the
selected text, in the Application bar touch:
• Select all to highlight all text in the field.
• Cut to remove the selected text.
• Copy to save the selected text to the clipboard.
– or –
Enter text by typing or speaking to replace the selection
with what you type.
– or –
Touch the
Delete key to delete the selected text.
Pasting Text
To paste previously copied text:
1. Touch the text at the point you want to paste the copied
text.
The
Cursor displays at the point you touched.
2. Touch the Cursor.
A pop-up displays.
3. Touch Paste in the pop-up.
To paste text directly from the clipboard:
1. Touch the
Clipboard key to display the text saved
to the clipboard.
2. Touch a text block to paste that text where the Cursor is
positioned.
Using Google Voice Typing
You can use your voice to enter text using the Google voice
typing feature.
While entering text:
1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward.
The Quick Settings pop-up displays.
2. Touch Choose input method ➔ Google voice typing.
– or –
Touch
on the keyboard.
For more information, refer to “Keyboards and Input
Methods” on page 129.
3. At the Speak now prompt, speak clearly and distinctly
into the microphone.
The software converts your voice to text, which is
displayed in the message.
4. Keep speaking to add more test.
5. Touch Done to display the Samsung keyboard.
Closing the Keyboard
To close the keyboard:
■ Touch
.
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Section 3: Contacts and Accounts
This section explains how to manage contacts and accounts.
• Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync: Add your Exchange account to
Your device can synchronize with a variety of accounts. With
synchronization, information on your device is updated with
any information that changes in your accounts.
• Samsung account: Add your Samsung account. For more
information, refer to “Signing In to your Samsung Account” on
page 135.
• Server: Add a server to sync and access your data.
Accounts
• ChatON: Add your ChatON account. For more information, refer to
“ChatON” on page 53.
• Dropbox: Add your Dropbox account. For more information, refer to
“Dropbox” on page 100.
• Email: Add an Email account to sync Contacts. For more
information, refer to “Email” on page 49.
• Facebook: Add your Facebook account to sync Contacts.
• Google: Add your Google account to sync your Contacts, Calendar,
and Gmail. For more information, refer to “Gmail” on page 48.
• LDAP: Add an LDAP account to find entries in an LDAP directory
server.
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sync Contacts, Calendar, and Email.
Setting Up Your Accounts
Set up and manage your synchronized accounts with the
Accounts setting.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Add account.
2. Touch the account type.
3. Follow the prompts to enter your account credentials to
complete the set-up process.
Your tablet communicates with the appropriate account
servers to set up your account. When complete, your
account displays in the Accounts area of the Settings
screen.
Contacts
Store contact information for your friends, family, and
colleagues to quickly access information or to send a
message.
To access Contacts:
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
Creating Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts ➔
.
Apps
The Save contact to pop-up displays.
2. Touch Device or an account.
– or –
Touch Add new account to add a different account. For
more information, refer to “Setting Up Your Accounts”
on page 40.
3. Touch the Contact photo to set up a photo to identify the
contact.
4. Touch contact fields to display the keyboard and enter
information:
• Some fields have preset values. Touch the field and touch the
desired value. For example, touch the
Label tab and
touch a label for the field.
• Other fields have to be input. Touch the field and use the
on-screen keyboard to input information.
• Touching the check box next to some fields may make
additional fields available.
• Touch
to add additional fields.Touch
to remove an
unused field. Also, touch Add another field to add other fields.
• Touch the screen and swipe up or down to display additional
fields or touch Next on the keyboard to move to the next field.
5. Touch
Back to remove the keyboard.
6. When you finish entering information, touch
– or –
Save.
Touch
Cancel ➔ OK to cancel and discard
changes.
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Tip: Display a contact’s record and touch the Email field to send
an email, the Address field to display the address on a
map, or the Website field to link to the website.
Updating Contacts
To update an existing contact:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information.
3. Touch
– or –
Touch
Menu ➔ Edit in portrait mode.
Edit in landscape mode.
4. Continue entering contact information. For more
information, refer to “Creating Contacts” on page 41.
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Deleting Contacts
To delete a contact:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Apps
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information, and then touch
Delete. At the prompt,
touch OK.
Managing Photo IDs
To remove or update a contact’s Photo ID:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch
– or –
Touch
Menu ➔ Edit in portrait mode.
Edit in landscape mode.
3. Touch the Contact photo, then touch Delete, Image, or
Take picture.
Contacts Display Options
There are various ways to display your Contacts and general
Contacts settings.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch Groups, Favorites, or Contacts, above the
Contacts List, to view contacts various ways:
• Groups: Displays the possible Groups, such as Not assigned,
Co-workers, Family, Friends, and so on. The number of
contacts in the group is displayed next to the group name.
Touch a group name to show only contacts in that group. For
more information, refer to “Creating a New Group” on
page 45.
• Favorites: Show only your favorite, or starred, contacts. For
more information, refer to “Favourites” on page 46.
• Contacts: Show all your contacts. Touch the Search field and
enter a keyword to list contacts that contain that keyword.
3. From the Groups, Favorites, or Contacts list, touch
Menu to display the options for each grouping.
Menu ➔ Settings to
4. From the Contacts list, touch
display and manage Contacts settings.
Linked Contacts
Your device can synchronize with multiple accounts, including
Google, Corporate Exchange, and other email providers.
When you synchronize contacts from these accounts with your
device, you may have multiple contacts for one person.
Linking, or joining, imported contact records allows you to see
all the contact’s numbers and addresses together in one
contact entry. Linking also helps you keep your contacts
updated, because any changes that your contacts make to
their information in the respective accounts is automatically
updated the next time you synchronize with the account.
Joining Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Join contact.
4. Touch the contact you want to Join.
The joined contact’s information is displayed with the
original contact’s information.
5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to join other contacts.
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Separating Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
2. Touch a contact in the Contacts list to view its
information.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Separate contact.
A list of Joined contacts displays.
4. Touch
➔ OK to separate a joined contact.
The contact is removed from the list.
Sharing Contact Information
You can send a contact’s information by way of Bluetooth to
other Bluetooth devices or in an Email or Gmail as an
attachment.
Note: Not all Bluetooth devices accept contacts and not all
devices support transfers of multiple contacts. Check the
target device’s documentation.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch
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Apps
Menu ➔ Share namecard via.
Tip: Set up a contact record for yourself to share your
information with others.
3. At the prompt, choose a sending method such as
Bluetooth.
4. Follow the prompts to send the contact information.
Importing and Exporting Contacts
To back up and restore your contacts information, you can
export your contacts list to a storage device, such as a PC, or
import your contacts list (previously exported) from a storage
device.
1. Use the USB cable to connect your device to the
storage device.
2. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
3. Touch
Apps
Menu ➔ Import/Export.
The Import/Export contacts pop-up displays.
4. Touch an option and then follow the prompts to
complete the operation.
Groups
Renaming a Group
Assign contacts to Groups to make searching for contacts
faster or to quickly send messages to group members.
Creating a New Group
Create a new group when you add or edit a contact.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Contacts.
➔
2. On the drop-down list at the top left of the screen, touch
Groups.
3. Touch
.
4. Touch the Group name field and use the keyboard to
enter a new Group name.
5. Touch
to save the new group name.
Tip: Contacts can belong to more than one group. Just touch
the contact’s Groups field and touch each group.
Once you create a new group, the Contacts List can be set to
display only the contacts in that group. For more information,
refer to “Contacts Display Options” on page 43.
To rename a group that you created:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Apps
2. On the drop-down list at the top left of the screen, touch
Groups.
3.
Touch the group you want to rename.
4. Touch
Menu ➔ Edit.
5. Touch the Group name field and use the keyboard to
enter a new Group name.
6. Touch
to save the new group name.
Deleting Groups
To delete a group that you created:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
2. On the drop-down list at the top left of the screen, touch
Groups.
3. Touch any group you want to delete.
4. Touch
Menu ➔ Delete groups.
The groups that can be deleted display.
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5. Touch Select all or the name of each group to delete.
Delete to delete the groups. Choose from
6. Touch
Group only or Group and group members.
Adding Group Members
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Apps
2. On the drop-down list at the top left of the screen, touch
Groups.
To add a contact to a group, just Edit a contact’s Group field.
For more information, refer to “Updating Contacts” on
page 42.
3. Touch the group from which you want to remove
members.
To add multiple contacts to a group:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
5. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to remove.
Apps
2. On the drop-down list at the top left of the screen, touch
Groups.
3. Touch the group to which you want to add members.
4. Touch
Menu ➔ Add member.
The contacts that can be added display.
5. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to add.
6. Touch
Done to add the contacts to the group.
Removing Group Members
To remove contacts from a group:
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4. Touch
6. Touch
Menu ➔ Remove member.
Done to remove the contacts.
Contacts are removed from the group and the group
name is removed from each contact’s Group field.
Favourites
Mark contact records with a
favorites.
gold star to identify them as
Adding Favourites
To add a contact to the Favourites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch a contact to display it.
3. Touch the
turns gold
Star next to the contact name so that it
.
Tip: You do not have to edit the contact to change the Starred
status.
Accessing Favourites
To view your favorites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
5. Touch
Done to remove the contacts.
To remove one contact from your favourites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Contacts.
➔
2. Touch a contact to display it.
3. Touch the
turns gray
Star next to the contact’s name so that it
to remove it from the Favourites list.
Apps
2. On the drop-down list at the top left of the screen, touch
Favourites.
Only your starred contacts display.
Removing Favourites
To remove one or more contacts from your favourites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Contacts.
➔
2. On the drop-down list at the top left of the screen, touch
Favourites.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Remove from favourites.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to remove.
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Section 4: Messaging
This section describes how to send and receive messages
and other features associated with messaging.
Gmail
Your device supports these types of messages:
• Gmail: Send and receive email from your Google account.
Setting Up Your Gmail Account
Types of Messages
• Email: Send and receive email from your email accounts, including
Corporate Exchange mail.
• Google Talk: Chat with other Google Talk users.
• Google Messenger: Use Google Messenger to bring groups of
friends together into a simple group conversation.
• ChatON: Use ChatON to send and receive instant messages from
any device that has a mobile phone number.
Note: Your Wi-Fi-only device does NOT support voice calling
and messaging services. Please disregard any “dial” and
“message” related menus because some Gmail options
are identically set in all Android devices.
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Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email.
If you did not set up a Google account during the initial
configuration, the first time you launch Gmail, your device
prompts you to set up your Google account.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
The Add a Google Account screen displays.
2. Follow the prompts to sign in or create a new account.
The device communicates with the Google server to set
up your account and synchronize your email. When
complete, your Gmail displays in the Inbox.
Note: You can use more than one Google account on your
device. To add another account, touch
Menu
➔ Settings ➔ ADD ACCOUNT.
Refreshing Your Gmail Account
Refresh your account to update your device from the Gmail
servers.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
2. Touch
Refresh in the Application Bar.
Use the Gmail Settings to configure your Gmail preferences.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Menu ➔ Settings and follow the on-screen
2. Touch
instructions.
Menu ➔ Help for more information.
Composing and Sending Gmail
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
SEND to send this message.
Touch
Menu ➔ Save draft to save a draft of this
message.
Email
Gmail Settings
Tip: Touch
3. Touch
– or –
Gmail.
Compose, then touch fields to compose the
2. Touch
message. While composing a message, touch
Menu for options.
Use Email to view and manage all your email accounts in one
application.
Configuring Email Accounts
You can configure Email for most accounts in just a few
steps.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Email.
2. The first time you set up an email account, at the Set up
email screen, enter an Email address and Password,
then touch Next.
– or –
For additional accounts, touch
➔ Add account.
Menu ➔ Settings
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your email
account.
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4. Touch Next to go to the next screen or touch Previous to
go to the Apps screen.
Note: For Exchange ActiveSync accounts, the Activate device
administrator? screen may appear. Read the information
and touch Activate to continue.
5. Enter an account name and Your name, if required.
6. Touch Done.
The device communicates with the appropriate server to
set up your account and synchronize your email. When
complete, your email appears in the Inbox for the
account.
Note: To configure email account settings at any time, use
Menu ➔ Settings. Touch the account to display
Account settings.
Managing Your Email Accounts
You can view email you receive for all accounts in the
Combined view screen or you can view email accounts
individually.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Email.
drop-down menu at the top left of the
2. Touch the
screen to select:
• Combined view: View all email in a combined inbox.
• <Account Name>: View email for the account.
Refreshing Your Email Account
Refresh your account to update your device from the Email
servers.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Email.
2. Touch
Deleting Email Accounts
To delete an Email account:
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
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Refresh in the Application Bar.
Apps ➔
Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Delete account.
Email.
Email Settings
Composing and Sending Email
Apps ➔
Use the Email Settings to configure your Email preferences.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Note: Available settings depend on the email provider.
2. If you have multiple accounts set up, choose an account
from the menu at the top of the screen.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Email.
Menu ➔ Settings, then touch General
2. Touch
Preferences. The following options display:
• Auto-advance: Set the screen to show after deleting a
message. Choices are: Next message, Previous message, or
Message list.
• Message preview line: Choose a message preview line
amount. Options are: None or 1, 2, or 3 lines.
• Email title: Set whether the Subject or Sender of the email is
shown as the time.
• Confirm deletions: When enabled, Email will prompt you to
confirm when you delete messages.
• Quick responses: Edit text that you frequently use in emails.
Email.
Compose, then touch fields to enter
3. Touch
recipients and the email text.
4. While composing a message:
• Touch displayed buttons to set Scheduling, Priority and
Tracking options.
• Touch
Attach to add a file to the message.
Available options depend on the type of email account.
5. Touch the body of the email to enter the text of your
email. Touch the text option buttons to edit and format
your message text.
6. Touch
– or –
Touch
Send to send the message.
Save to save the email to the Drafts folder.
3. Touch an account to configure specific settings.
Available options depend on the account.
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Google Talk
Talk is Google’s instant messaging and audio and video chat
service. You can use it to communicate, in real time, with other
people who also use Google Talk on another Android tablet or
phone or on a computer.
Tip: Talk requires that you have a Google account set up on
your tablet. To set up your Google account on your device
use the Accounts settings. For more information, refer to
“Accounts” on page 134.
Open Talk and Sign In
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Talk.
If you are not signed in to a Google account, the Add a
Google Account screen displays.
Note: If you have already set up your Google account, you are
automatically logged in. Just touch the account.
Once sign in is complete, the Talk main screen displays.
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2. Follow the on-screen instructions to invite friends to
chat.
You can invite anyone with a Google Account to
become your friend in Google Talk, so you can chat with
each other and view each other’s online status.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Settings to configure your Talk
preferences.
Menu ➔ Help to display additional help
4. Touch
information.
Messenger
With Google Messenger, you can bring groups of friends
together into a simple group conversation, putting everyone
on the same page. When you get a new conversation in
Messenger, Google+ sends an update to your device.
To get started, touch the Messenger icon on the home screen
of the Google+ app or use the Messenger icon on your
Applications screen.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Messenger.
The Messenger screen displays.
ChatON
A smart-messaging app that gives you a host of innovative
ways to stay connected with all your friends and family,
regardless of their device or platform. Use ChatON to send
and receive instant messages from any device that has a
mobile phone number.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
ChatON.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
account setup.
2. Enter and send your message.
2. Touch Next or PREVIOUS to navigate through the
Messenger screens.
3. Touch Learn more and then touch a topic to learn more
about using Google Messenger.
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Section 5: Internet and Social Networking
This section describes the various Internet and social
networking applications available on your device such as
Google and Voice Search, Google+, Internet, Local, Maps,
Navigation, Google Play Books, Play Magazines, and
YouTube.
Google Search
Search the internet using the Google search engine.
2. Use the keyboard to enter search criteria to display
matching searches.
– or –
Touch
and speak the search criteria slowly and
clearly. Google searches for the information and
displays results.
Suggestions display below the text entry area.
Tip: The Google Search widget displays by default on the
Home screen. For information about displaying widgets on
the Home screen, see “Adding Widgets to a Home screen”
on page 31.
3. Touch a suggestion to search for that term.
– or –
Touch
on the keyboard to start the search.
A browser window displays the search results.
1. From the main Home screen, touch the Google widget.
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Google.
To use Voice Search directly:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Voice Search.
➔
Apps
2. Touch
and speak the search criteria slowly and
clearly. Google searches for the information and
displays results or displays Retry.
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Google+
Internet
Share updates and see what is going on around you with
Google+ for mobile.
• Share your thoughts and location.
• Instantly upload your photos and videos as you take them.
• Get updates from your circles in the stream.
• Check in to a place.
• Make plans on-the-go with group messaging.
• View posts from people around you.
To get started:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Google+.
➔
Apps
The Google+ home screen displays.
Menu ➔ Help and then touch a topic to learn
2. Touch
more about using Google+.
Your device is equipped with a full HTML Browser that allows
you to access the Internet.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Internet.
Navigating the Internet
The following options are available for Internet navigation.
Command Keys
■ Touch
Back or
■ Touch and hold
pages.
to return to the previous page.
Back to display a list of Most visit
■ Touch
Forward to go forward to a recent page.
■ Touch
Refresh to reload the current page.
Touching and Dragging
• Touch and drag your finger on the screen to navigate pages and to
reposition pages within the screen.
Entering Text in a Field
• While browsing, touch a text field to display the virtual QWERTY
keyboard to enter text.
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Zoom
• Tap the screen twice to zoom in or out.
3. To switch to another open window, touch its tab at the
top of the screen.
• Use two fingers, such as your index finger
and thumb, to zoom out by making an inward
pinch motion on the screen. To zoom in,
make an outward motion by sweeping your fingers out.
Tip: For convenient browsing, you can rotate the device to
landscape mode.
Selecting Items On a Page
• Touch a hyperlink to follow the link.
• Touch and hold on a hyperlink for options.
Access a website quickly by entering the URL.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Internet.
2. Touch the URL field at the top of the screen, then enter
the URL using the virtual QWERTY keyboard.
Note: Use the
Delete key to clear the URL field, if
necessary.
3. Touch a match to complete the URL.
– or –
Using Browser Windows
You can have multiple windows open at one time and easily
switch between windows.
Apps ➔
Internet.
1. From a Home screen, touch
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Entering a URL
As you enter characters, potential matches display.
While browsing, use gestures and menus to navigate:
• Touch an item to select it.
2. To open a new window, touch
screen.
4. To delete an open window, touch the tab at the top of
the screen, and then touch
.
at the top of the
Continue entering characters and touch the Go key to
load the page.
Creating Bookmarks
While browsing, bookmark a site to quickly access it later.
Apps ➔
Internet.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Add bookmark, enter
2. Browse to a website, touch
the required information, and touch OK.
A gold star
displays on the Bookmarked page.
2. While viewing a webpage, touch
Menu ➔ Settings
➔ Labs, and then touch Quick Controls to enable the
function.
The Application and URL bars are hidden.
3. Swipe inward from the left or right edge of the screen to
access quick controls.
Internet Menu
While viewing a webpage:
■ Touch
Menu for options.
To configure web settings:
■ Touch
Menu ➔ Settings.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
Internet Quick Controls
Use Quick Controls to maximize your viewing area while
browsing the internet.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Internet.
4. Without lifting your finger, move to an option and then lift
your finger to initiate the option.
5. To cancel, display the Quick controls and touch
Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Labs and touch Quick controls
to uncheck it.
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Local
Maps
Google Local (originally Google Places) is an application that
uses Google Maps and your location to help you find
destinations, such as restaurants, bars, hotels, attractions,
ATMs, and gas stations. You can also add your own locations.
Note: You must enable location services to use Local. Some
features require Standalone or Google location services.
For more information, refer to “Location Services” on
page 124.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Apps ➔
Local.
to choose or enter your location.
3. Touch one of the business categories to search for a
particular business.
4. Touch a business in the list to see more details about it.
5. Touch your location at the bottom of the Local pop-up to
write or view reviews, check in here, and so on.
6. For more information touch
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Menu ➔ Help.
Use Google Maps to find your current location, get directions,
and other location-based information.
Note: You must enable location services to use Maps. Some
features require Standalone or Google location services.
For more information, refer to “Location Services” on
page 124.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Maps.
Navigating the Map
Zooming
• Double-tap on the screen to zoom in.
• Use two fingers, such as your index finger
and thumb, to zoom out by making an inward
pinch motion on the screen. To zoom in,
make an outward motion by sweeping your fingers out.
Tip: For convenient browsing, you can rotate the device to
landscape mode.
Scrolling
• Touch and drag on the screen to reposition the map in the display.
Touch
• Touch an icon on the map to display information about the location.
For example, your location is indicated by a flashing icon.
Maps Menu
While viewing a map:
■ Touch
Menu for options.
To launch Google Latitude:
■ Touch
Menu ➔ Latitude.
For more information, refer to “Latitude” on page 59.
Menu ➔ Settings.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
For more information touch
With Google Latitude, you can see the location of all of your
friends on a map or on a list. You can also share or hide your
location.
You must first set up your tablet to use wireless networks to
help pinpoint your location. Also, Latitude works best when
Wi-Fi is enabled. For more information, refer to “Turning Wi-Fi
On or Off” on page 85.
Latitude also requires that you log on to your Google account.
For more information, refer to “Accounts” on page 134.
To access the Latitude app:
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
To configure Maps settings:
■ Touch
Latitude
Apps ➔
Maps.
Menu ➔ Latitude.
Your location is displayed on the map.
For more information touch
Menu ➔ Help.
Menu ➔ Help.
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Navigation
Play Books
Use Google Navigation to find a destination and to get driving,
walking or bicycling directions.
Navigation works best when Wi-Fi is enabled. For more
information, refer to “Turning Wi-Fi On or Off” on page 85.
Note: You must enable location services to use Navigation.
Some features require Standalone or Google location
services. For more information, refer to “Location
Services” on page 124.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Navigation.
Apps
Navigation Menu
Follow the on-screen instructions.
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The Google Play Books main screen displays.
Note: You may be asked to create or sign on to your Google
account. For more information, refer to “Setting Up Your
Gmail Account” on page 48.
■ Touch
Menu for options.
To configure Play Books settings:
Menu ➔ Settings.
For more information touch
Apps
From the Play Books main screen:
Menu for options.
To configure Navigation settings:
■ Touch
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Play Books.
Play Books Menu
While viewing a map:
■ Touch
Use the Play Books app to read eBooks from the Internetbased Google Play Books service. Google eBooks is a new
way to discover, buy, and enjoy your favorite books online and
offline.
Menu ➔ Help.
■ Touch
Menu ➔ Settings.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
For more information touch
Menu ➔ Help.
YouTube
View and upload YouTube videos right from your device.
■ From a Home screen, touch
YouTube.
➔
Apps
To find a YouTube video.
■ Touch
Search YouTube and use the keyboard to
enter a keyword or phrase. Touch
on the keyboard
to initiate the search.
YouTube Menu
From the YouTube main screen:
■ Touch
Menu for options.
To configure YouTube settings:
■ Touch
Menu ➔ Settings.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
For more information touch
Menu ➔ Help.
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Section 6: Music
This section explains how to use the music features of your
device including the Music Player and the Music Hub.
Listening to Music
You can listen to music by using your device’s built-in
speakers, through a wired headset, or through a wireless
Bluetooth stereo headset.
For more information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 87.
Press the Volume Key
on the side of the device
to activate on-screen volume control, then touch and drag on
the scale to set volume. You can also press the Volume Key to
adjust playback volume.
Music Player
Music Player plays songs stored on your tablet or an installed
memory card.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Music Player.
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The Music Player application searches your device’s
internal storage and an installed memory card for music
and playlists. This can take from a few seconds to
several minutes, depending on the amount of new
music added since you last opened the application. It
then displays your music in several ways.
2. Touch a tab, such as Songs, Playlists, or Albums, to
change the way you view the contents of your library.
Searching for Music
To find music in your library:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
Apps
Search and use the keyboard to type the
2. Touch
name of an artist, album, or song.
Music Player Options and Settings
To use Music Player options and configure settings:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Music Player.
➔
Menu to display the following options:
2. Touch
• Delete: Delete a song, an album, or every song or album.
• Share via: Share your music. Touch an option, such as
Bluetooth, select the songs you want to share, and touch
Share.
• Set as alarm tone: Choose a song and touch Set to use the
song as an alarm tone.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
• Settings: The following settings display:
Advanced
– Sound settings: Choose SoundAlive and Play speed
settings.
– Lyrics: Display the lyrics of the song, if available.
– Music auto off: Set the option Off or set your music to turn off
automatically by touching one of the time values.
Music menu
– Music menu: Enable or disable the music display options that
appear on the main music screen. A check mark
an option means that it is enabled.
next to
Managing Playlists
To create, manage, or delete a playlist:
■
From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
Apps
Creating a Playlist
■ Touch
Add to playlist ➔ New playlist and use the
keyboard to enter a name for the playlist.
Renaming a Playlist
1. Touch the Playlists tab.
Menu ➔ Rename playlist
2. Touch a playlist, touch
and use the keyboard to enter a new name for the
playlist.
Adding Songs to Playlists
1. Touch
Add to playlist and touch a playlist.
– or –
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Touch Playlists, touch a playlist, and then touch
Add music in landscape mode or
Menu ➔
Add music in portrait mode.
All songs are displayed.
2. Touch
next to each song you want to add or next to
Add all to add all songs to the playlist.
3. Touch Done to save the playlist.
Removing Songs from Playlists
1. Touch
Add to playlist and touch a playlist.
2. Touch
to remove a song from the playlist.
3. Touch Done to save the playlist.
Changing the Order of a Playlist
1. Touch the Playlists tab and touch a playlist.
Change order or
2. Touch
in portrait mode.
Menu ➔ Change order
3. Touch the grid
for an entry and drag the entry to a
new position in the list.
4. Touch Done to change the order and save the playlist.
Playing a Playlist
1. Touch the Playlists tab.
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2. Touch Favourites, Most played, or Recently added, or
touch a playlist title that you created.
3. Touch a song to start playing the playlist at that song.
Deleting a Playlist
1. Touch the Playlists tab and touch a playlist.
2. Touch
Delete in the Application bar.
3. Touch the box next to a playlist title and touch Delete
and then touch OK.
Playing Music
To play a song:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
Apps
2. Touch a song or touch an album or genre and then
touch a song in the list of songs on the album.
The song you touch starts to play. The tracks in the
current list play in order until you reach the end of the list
(unless you choose a repeat option). Otherwise,
playback stops only if you stop it, even when you switch
applications.
Accessing the Music Player
If you navigate away from the Music Player application and
music is playing, the Music notification icon
is displayed
in the System Bar.
You can change songs or easily return to the Music Player:
1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward.
The Status Details pop-up displays.
2. Touch the song title to display the Music Player. You
can also pause and resume playback and skip to the
next or previous song in the panel. For more
information, refer to “Notifications” on page 26.
Volume
Info
List Mode
SoundAlive
Favourite
Song Title
Artist /
Album
Music Player Controls
When a song is playing, the Music Player screen displays and
various controls are available.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Music Player.
2. Touch a song or playlist to begin playback.
Progress
Bar
Repeat
Time
Indicators
Shuffle
The music player displays below (portrait mode) or to
the right (landscape mode) of the music listing.
3. Touch the music player to enlarge it and touch the
screen to display the sound and playlist controls.
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4. During playback, use the sound and playlist controls:
• Volume: Touch to toggle Silent and Sound mode, then touch
and drag on the scale to set volume. You can also press the
Volume Key on the side of the device to adjust playback
volume.
• Favourite: Touch the star
favorite.
to mark the current song as a
• Progress Bar: Touch and drag the end of the progress bar to
scan forward or backward through the current song.
• Shuffle: When enabled, songs play in random order. When
disabled, songs play in the order they appear in List view.
• Playback Controls: These buttons control the playback of
songs:
– Touch
to advance to the next song. Touch and hold
to scan forward through the current song.
– Touch
to go back to the previous song. Touch and hold
to scan backward through the current song.
– Touch
to pause playback. Touch
to resume
playback.
• Repeat: Touch to repeat the current song, repeat all songs, or
disable repeat mode.
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• SoundAlive: Touch to view and set SoundAlive options.
• List Mode: Touch to switch to the list of songs.
• Info: Touch to view information about the current song.
Options While Playing a Song
There are various options and controls available while a song
is playing:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Music Player, touch a song or an album, and
then a song.
2. Touch the music player to enlarge it.
Menu to display the following options:
3. Touch
• Add to playlist: Add the song to a new playlist or an existing
playlist.
• Via Bluetooth: Play the current song by using a Bluetooth
device.
• Share via: Share your music. Touch an option, such as
Bluetooth, select the songs you want to share, and touch
Share.
• Set as alarm tone: Use the current song as an alarm tone.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
• Settings: Displays Music Player settings. For more
information, refer to “Music Player Options and Settings”
on page 63.
Music Hub
Samsung Music Hub makes your device a personal music
manager and lets you access, buy, and download millions of
music tracks. Access top albums, top tracks, featured albums,
and new releases. Music Hub allows you to search for tracks,
albums, and artists. Enjoy music samples before you
download them directly to your Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab.
Note: You must sign up for an account before accessing some
of the Music Hub options.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Hub.
Apps
2. Read the Disclaimer and touch Confirm to continue or
Back to exit.
The Music Hub Home screen displays.
3. Select one of the following options from the drop-down
menu at the top of the screen:
• Featured: This is the Music Hub home screen. Displays top
albums, featured albums, top tracks, new releases, and
more. Touch an item to display more information and prices.
• Genres: Displays bestsellers and new releases by genre,
such as pop, rock, jazz, comedy, and blues.
• Playlists: Displays downloaded playlists and your library of
songs and albums. Touch New to create a new playlist.
• My page: Displays the following options:
– Basket: Displays songs that you have selected to buy. Touch
Buy to start the purchase process. Touch
Delete all to clear your basket or touch
delete songs from your basket.
Menu ➔
Remove to
– Purchase list: Displays a list of your purchases.
– Payment information: Allows you to set up your payment
method. Touch Add card to enter your payment information.
– Help: Display help information for Music Hub.
– Legal information: Displays the Music Hub legal information.
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Note: You have to be signed in to use some options. To sign in,
touch Sign in and use the keyboard to enter your Email
address and Music Hub Password. Touch Sign in. Touch
Create account to set up a new account.
Search and use the keyboard to enter a key
4. Touch
word or phrase to search for tracks, albums, or artists.
Touch
on the keyboard to search Music Hub.
Touch an item to play a sample, add an item to your
basket, or add an item to your album.
Making a Purchase
You can use Music Hub to buy albums or individual tracks.
You can also build your own album from various tracks.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Music Hub.
➔
2. Touch an album or a track.
3. Touch
next to an album to add the album to your
basket or next to each track that you want to add to your
basket.
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4. Touch
next to an album to add the album to your
album or next to each track that you want to add to your
album. Touch New to create a new album.
Section 7: Photos and Video
This section explains how to use your device’s built-in camera
and camcorder, the Video Player app to view and manage
videos, and the Gallery app to view, capture, and manage
photos and videos. It also contains an overview of the Photo
Editor app, Media Hub, and Video Editor apps.
Note: Photos are stored in .jpg format.
Camera
Use your device’s built-in camera and camcorder to take
photos and record videos.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Camera.
Note: If memory card storage is not used, photos are stored in
the /Storage/sdcard0/DCIM/Camera folder. If memory
card storage is used, photos are stored in the /Storage/
extSdCard/DCIM/Camera folder. For more information,
refer to “My Files” on page 104.
The Camera screen displays.
Settings
Shortcuts
GPS
Active
Storage
Indicator
Mode
If a memory card is inserted, the Storage location
pop-up displays.
Camera
2. Touch OK to change the storage location to memory
card.
– or –
Image
Viewer
Touch Cancel to use the device storage for storing
pictures and videos.
Settings
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Taking Photos
To take a photo:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Camera Settings
Apps ➔
Camera.
2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your picture
by aiming the lens at the subject.
• To zoom in and out on the current subject, press the Volume
key Up or Down, or touch the viewfinder image with two
fingers, then sweep them apart to zoom in or pinch them
together to zoom out.
• To configure settings, see “Camera Settings” on page 70.
3. To take the photo, touch the Camera button.
Back to leave the Camera and display the
4. Touch
previous screen.
Important! Do not take photos of people without their
permission.
Do not take photos in places where cameras are not
allowed.
Do not take photos in places where you may
interfere with another person’s privacy.
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Before you start taking photos, use the camera settings to
configure the camera for best results. Camera settings are
represented by icons on the left side of the screen.
Editing Camera Settings Shortcuts
The first five icons are shortcuts to camera settings. These
five shortcuts can be customized to fit your preference.
Self-portrait,
Shooting mode,
Effects, and
Exposure value are default settings
Timer,
shortcuts.
To customize these shortcuts:
Settings ➔ Edit shortcuts.
1. Touch
– or –
Touch and hold any of the shortcut icons.
2. Touch and hold a setting, then drag and drop it on one
of the five settings shortcuts to the left. The replaced
setting shortcut displays in the edit list.
Configuring Camera Settings
To configure Camera settings:
■ While in Camera mode, touch a settings shortcut or
touch
Settings to configure the following camera
settings:
• Edit shortcuts: Customize your settings shortcuts. For more
information, refer to “Editing Camera Settings Shortcuts”
on page 70.
• Self-portrait: Touch to switch to the front-facing camera lens
and take a photo of yourself.
• Shooting mode: Choose an automatic shooting mode, from:
– Single shot: Take a single photo.
– Panorama: Touch the Camera button to take a photo, then
use the on-screen guideline to move the viewfinder and take
the next 7 shots automatically.
– Buddy photo share: Take and share photos with friends via
face detection.
– Smile shot: Touch the Camera button to automatically focus
on the subject’s face and take the photo.
• Effects: Apply an effect to photos.
• Scene mode: Choose a mode to match the kind of pictures
you want to take.
• Exposure value: Use the slider to set the exposure value from
-2.0 to +2.0.
• Timer: Set a delay time to wait between touching the Camera
button and taking a photo.
• Resolution: Choose a size for the photo.
• White balance: Set the light source.
• Metering: Select a method for measuring light.
• Guidelines: Enable or disable an on-screen grid to aid in
photo composition.
• GPS tag: Add GPS location information to photo details. The
GPS icon displays on the screen when this option is active.
Caution! Be aware that your location may be present in a
photo when posting your photos on the internet.
• Image quality: Choose a quality setting for photos.
• Storage: Set whether to store you photos on your device or
on your memory card, if one is installed.
• Reset: Set all Camera settings to the defaults.
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Viewing Photos with the Image Viewer
After taking a photo, use the Image Viewer to view, share,
delete, or edit photos.
1. Touch Image Viewer to view the photo.
2. Touch the screen to show or hide Image Viewer options.
3. Touch the screen with two fingers or double-tap on the
screen to zoom all the way in or out. For more
information, refer to “Pinch” on page 25.
4. Sweep across the screen to display the next or previous
photo. The current photo is outlined in the thumbnails at
the bottom of the screen. Touch a thumbnail to view the
photo it represents.
Share to share the photo. Touch an option,
5. Touch
such as Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen
instructions. After using this option, the most recent
Share option is displayed in the Application Bar.
Slideshow to display a slide show of the
6. Touch
available pictures and videos.
Delete
7. To delete the photo being displayed, touch
and then touch Delete to delete the photo or Cancel to
exit.
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Menu to select Set as to assign the photo as
8. Touch
a Contact photo or a Home screen, Lock screen, or
Home and lock screens wallpaper.
For more information, refer to “Viewing Photos and
Videos” on page 78.
Note: If memory card storage is not used, photos are stored in
the /Storage/sdcard0/DCIM/Camera folder. If memory
card storage is used, photos are stored in the /Storage/
extSdCard/DCIM/Camera folder. All photos are in .jpg
format. For more information, refer to “My Files” on
page 104.
9. Press
photos.
Back to return to the Camera to take more
Camcorder
Recording Videos
Use your device’s built-in Camcorder to record high-definition
video in 1080p resolution.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Camera.
2. Slide the
setting.
Mode button to the
Camcorder
Current or
Elapsed Time
2. Slide the
setting.
Mode button to the
Camera.
Camcorder
3. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your shot by
aiming the lens at the subject.
• To zoom in and out on the current subject, touch the
viewfinder image with two fingers, then sweep them apart to
zoom in or pinch them together to zoom out.
The Camcorder screen displays.
Settings
Shortcuts
Apps ➔
1. From a Home screen, touch
Storage
Indicator
Mode
• To configure settings, see “Camcorder Settings” on
page 74.
4. To start recording, touch
Record.
During recording, the Record button flashes.
Record
Image
Viewer
Settings
File Size
5. To stop recording, touch
Record.
Back to leave the Camcorder and display
6. Touch
the previous screen.
Available
Storage
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Important! Do not take videos of people without their
permission.
Do not take videos in places where cameras are not
allowed.
Do not take videos in places where you may
interfere with another person’s privacy.
Camcorder Settings
Before you start taking videos, use the camcorder settings to
configure the camcorder for best results. Camcorder settings
are represented by icons on the left side of the screen.
Editing Camcorder Settings Shortcuts
As with the camera, the first five icons are actually shortcuts to
camcorder settings. These five shortcuts can be customized to
fit your preference.
Self-recording,
Effects, and
Recording mode,
Timer,
Exposure value are default settings
shortcuts.
To customize these shortcuts, see “Editing Camera Settings
Shortcuts” on page 70.
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Configuring Camcorder Settings
To configure Camcorder settings:
■ While in Camcorder mode, touch a settings shortcut or
Settings to configure the following
touch
Camcorder settings:
• Edit shortcuts: Customize your settings shortcuts. For more
information, refer to “Editing Camera Settings Shortcuts”
on page 70.
• Self-recording: Touch to switch to the front-facing camera
lens and record a video of yourself.
• Recording mode: Set a recording mode. Options are: Normal
and Limit for email, which limits the size of the video to 50
megabytes.
• Effects: Apply an effect to videos.
• Exposure value: Use the slider to set the exposure value from
-2.0 to +2.0.
• Timer: Set a delay to wait between touching Record and
starting recording.
• Resolution: Set a size for the video.
• White balance: Set the light source.
• Guidelines: Enable or disable an on-screen grid to aid in
video composition.
• Video quality: Choose a quality setting for videos.
• Storage: Set whether to store you videos on your device or on
your memory card.
• Reset: Set all Camera settings to the defaults.
Viewing Videos with the Image Viewer
After recording a video, use the Image Viewer to play, share,
or delete your video.
1. Touch Image Viewer to view the video.
2. Touch the screen to show or hide Image Viewer options.
3. Sweep across the screen to display the next or previous
video. The current video is outlined in the thumbnails at
the bottom of the screen. Touch a thumbnail to view the
video it represents.
Share to share the video. Touch an option,
4. Touch
such as Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen
instructions. After using this option, the most recent
Share option is displayed in the Application Bar.
5. Touch
Slideshow to display a slide show of the
available pictures and videos.
6. To delete the video being displayed, touch
Delete.
Note: If memory card storage is not used, videos are stored in
the /Storage/sdcard0/DCIM/Camera folder. If memory
card storage is used, photos are stored in the /Storage/
extSdCard/DCIM/Camera folder. All photos are in .mp4
format. For more information, refer to “My Files” on
page 104.
Play. Touch
Pause to
7. To play a video, touch
Resume to resume
pause the video and touch
playing the video.
8. Touch
SoundAlive to set the sound quality.
9. Touch and drag the
white dot on the progress
bar to fast forward or rewind the video. Touch the left
end of the progress bar to restart the video. Touch the
right end of the progress bar to end the video playback.
– or –
Touch
Rewind to restart the video or
Fast Forward to end the video.
10. Press
Back to return to the Camcorder.
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Video Player
Your device’s 7.0-inch 1024x600 WSVGA TFT (PLS) LCD
screen provides playback of videos. Use Video Player to view
and manage videos stored on your tablet.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Video Player.
2. Touch the Thumbnails, List, or Folders tab.
Search and use the keyboard to enter a
3. Touch
search term. The current folder is searched and results
are displayed. Touch X to remove the search field.
Menu for options:
4. While viewing the list, touch
• List by: Display videos by Name (default), Date, Size, or
Type.
• Share via: Share the video. Touch an option, such as
Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen instructions.
• Delete: Touch videos to select them for deletion or touch
Select all to delete all videos.
• Auto play next: Touch to enable or disable automatic playing
of videos in the order they appear.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
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5. Touch a video to play it. While playing a video, touch the
screen to display or hide on-screen playback controls.
6. Touch the icon in the upper left corner of the display
screen while the video is playing to change the Display
Mode from original size to full screen in ratio or full
screen.
SoundAlive to set the sound quality to
7. Touch
Normal, Voice, Movie, or Virtual 7.1 ch.
Bookmark to mark
8. While the video is playing, touch
your favorite areas of the video. A yellow mark displays
on the progress bar.
Menu for options:
9. During playback, press
• Share via: Share the video. Touch an option, such as
Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen instructions.
• Trim: Trim the original video or trim the video and create a
new video.
• Via Bluetooth: Turn Bluetooth on to use Bluetooth services.
• Video editor: Open this video in the Video Editor app. For
more information, refer to “Video Editor” on page 83.
• Bookmarks: If bookmarks have been set for this video, a
thumbnail and time are displayed for each bookmark. Touch
to remove a bookmark.
Gallery
• Details: Provides details about the video, such as Name,
Size, Resolution, and so on.
Note: Photos and videos are stored in the /Storage/sdcard0/
DCIM/Camera folder, photos as jpg files and videos as
mp4 files. For more information, refer to “My Files” on
page 104.
• Time set for auto video off: Set the option Off or set your
video to turn off automatically by touching one of the time
values.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
• Settings: Touch this option to view the following:
– Play speed: Touch and drag the slider to decrease or
increase play speed.
– Subtitles: View subtitles for the video, if available.
– Auto play next: Enable or disable auto play of the next video.
For more information, refer to “Playing Videos” on page 80.
Use Gallery to view, capture, and manage photos and videos.
Selecting Photos and Videos to View
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gallery.
All albums display.
2. Choose items to display by making a selection from the
drop-down menu in the Application bar: Albums,
Locations, Time, Person, or Group.
3. Touch
Camera to launch the Camera app.
Menu to display the following options:
4. Touch
• Select album / Select group: Touch one or more albums or
groups that you want to share, stream to another device, or
delete.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
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Viewing Groups of Photos and Videos
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to view it.
Thumbnails for each photo and video in the group
display.
3. Touch
Slideshow to view a slideshow of the
available pictures and videos.
Menu for these options:
4. Touch
• Select item: Touch one or more items that you want to share,
delete, or use for a slideshow.
• Group by: Further group this group by Location, Time,
Person, or Group, depending on the way you chose the
group.
Viewing Photos and Videos
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to view it, and then
touch a photo or video thumbnail.
3. Touch the screen to show or hide Gallery options.
4. Touch the screen with two fingers or double-tap on the
screen to zoom all the way in or out. For more
information, refer to “Pinch” on page 25.
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5. Sweep across the screen to display the next or previous
Play
photo or video. (Videos are indicated by the
button.) The current photo or video is outlined in the
thumbnails at the bottom of the screen. Touch a
thumbnail to view the photo or video it represents.
Share to share the photo or video. Touch an
6. Touch
option, such as Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen
instructions.
7. To delete the photo or video being displayed, touch
Delete.
Slideshow to view a slideshow of photos
8. Touch
and video thumbnails in the group. Touch the screen to
stop the slideshow and view the photo or video being
displayed.
Menu to display the following options for
9. Touch
photos:
• Face tag: Set whether to look for a face in this picture.
• Copy to clipboard: Copy the current photo to the clipboard.
• Rotate left: Allows you to rotate the photo counterclockwise
90 degrees.
• Rotate right: Allows you to rotate the photo clockwise 90
degrees.
• Crop: Allows you to crop the image. Touch and drag the crop
box or the sides or corners of the crop box to create the crop
area, then touch Done. Touch X to stop without cropping the
photo.
• Edit: Use Photo Editor or Video Editor to edit your photo or
video.
• Set as: Assign the photo as a Contact photo or a Home
screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock screens wallpaper.
• Buddy photo share: Detect the face in this picture and email
that person.
• Print: Print the current photo to a Samsung printer.
• Show on map: This option displays if a Location exists for the
photo. A Location is added to the photo if GPS tag is set On in
the Camera settings. Touch this option to open the Map app
and display the Location where the photo was taken. For
more information, refer to “Camera Settings” on page 70.
Caution! Be aware that your location may be present on a
photo when posting your photos on the internet.
• Rename: Enter an new file name.
• Scan for nearby devices: Discover and connect directly to
nearby devices.
• Details: Provides details about the photo, such as title, time
taken, size, and so on.
There are only two options for videos that are not
playing:
• Rename: Enter an new file name.
• Details: Provides details about the video such as Title, Time,
Duration, and so on.
For menu options while a video is playing and other
video options, see “Video Player” on page 76.
10. Press
Back to return to the category screen.
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Setting a Picture As
You can use the photos you take as a contact’s photo or as
wallpaper for the Home or Lock screen:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to view it, and then
touch a photo to select it.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Set as.
4. Touch Contact photo and then touch a contact entry.
– or –
Touch Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock
screen.
A crop photo screen displays.
5. Touch and drag the crop box or the sides or corners of
the crop box to create the crop area, then touch Done to
save the cropped photo as the contact’s icon or
wallpaper. Touch Cancel to stop without cropping the
photo.
Tip: To remove a contact photo, see “Updating Contacts” on
page 42.
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Tip: To change wallpaper, see “Wallpapers” on page 33.
Playing Videos
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to view it, and then
touch a video thumbnail to play the video.
Note: Videos are marked with a
Play button.
3. Touch
Pause to pause the video.
4. Touch
Resume to resume playing the video.
5. Touch and drag the
white dot on the progress
bar to fast forward or rewind the video. Touch the left
end of the progress bar to restart the video. Touch the
right end of the progress bar to end the video playback.
– or –
Touch
Rewind to restart the video or
Fast Forward to end the video.
Sharing Photos and Videos
Share photos and videos with your friends.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
3. Touch the photo to load it into the Photo Editor.
Gallery.
2. Touch a category and then a group to display
thumbnails.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Select item.
4. Touch one or more photos and videos to highlight them
for sharing.
5. Touch
Share.
6. Touch an option, such as Bluetooth, and follow the
on-screen instructions.
Photo Editor
The Photo Editor application provides basic editing functions
for photos that you take on your device. Along with basic
image tuning like brightness, contrast, and color, it also
provides a wide variety of effects used for editing the photo.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Photo Editor.
2. Touch Select picture to edit a photo in your Gallery.
– or –
Touch Take picture to take a photo with the camera.
4. Use the following Photo Editor controls to edit your
photo:
Selection: Touch the selection icon and then
touch Magnetic, Lasso, Brush, Round, or Square
to set how to mark an area for cropping, rotating,
and so on. Touch
to select a single area,
to add to a selected area, or
to remove
part of a selected area.
Selection Size: Set the size of the Grab selection
area. Drag the slider from small to large.
Inverse: Select the entire picture except for the
selected area.
Undo: Remove the last change.
Redo: Restore a removed change.
Rotate: Rotate a photo to the left or to the right
or create a mirror image of the photo.
Resize: Touch and then drag the corners of the
photo to resize it.
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Crop: Touch to crop (cut-out) an area of a photo.
Color: Set the Auto adjustment, Exposure,
Saturation, Contrast, Brightness, and Hue of a
photo. You can also make it Grey-scale or add a
Temperature effect.
Effects: Add various effects to your photo, such
as Blur, Motion, Distortion, Filter, or Frames.
Tools: Copy and Paste to another image or to
the original image. You can use the Spot healing
option to fix blemishes.
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5. When all updates to the photo have been made, touch
Save. Use the keyboard to name the edited photo
and touch OK to save it.
Menu to display the
6. While editing a photo, touch
following options:
• Select picture: Open a new photo for editing.
• Take picture: Open the Camera and take a new photo.
• Share via: Send photos to another device or another person.
Touch an option, such as Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen
instructions.
• Set as: Use this photo as a Contact photo or as a Home and
lock screens, Home screen, or Lock screen wallpaper image.
Video Editor
Video Editor lets you custom-make your own videos. You can
add themes, music, pictures, and other videos to your video.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Video Editor.
2. Touch
video.
– or –
New Project and then touch a theme for your
Touch a saved project.
The Video Editor screen displays.
Navigating Video Editor
To view the Video Editor screens:
■ Touch the Media, Effect, or Transition tab.
Media
Use this screen to add videos, images, or audio to your
project.
1. Touch the Videos, Images, or Audio tab or touch Camera
to create a new photo or video.
2. Touch a video, image, or audio thumbnail and drag it to
the work area at the bottom of the screen.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Effect
Use this screen to add an effect to your project.
■ Touch an effect thumbnail and drag it to the work area
at the bottom of the screen.
Transition
Use this screen to add transitions to your project.
■ Touch a transition thumbnail and drag it to the work area
at the bottom of the screen.
Note: Add more than one clip to your project before you add a
transition.
Video Editor Options
Use the following Video Editor controls to edit your photo:
Undo: Remove the last change.
Redo: Restore a removed change.
Save project: Save the project when all updates have
been made.
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For additional options:
■ Touch
Menu.
• Change theme: Select a new theme for this project.
• Export: Create an mp4 file for this project.
• Save as: Save this project information for future use.
• Share via: Create an mp4 file and share it. Touch an option,
such as Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen instructions.
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Section 8: Connections
Your device includes features to connect to the internet and to
other devices by using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or a USB cable.
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that provides access
to local area networks. Use your device’s Wi-Fi feature to:
• Access the internet for browsing or to send and receive email.
• Access your corporate network.
• Use hotspots provided by hotels or airports while traveling.
Wi-Fi communication requires access to an existing Wireless
Access Point (WAP). WAPs can be Open (unsecured, as with
most hotspots) or Secured (requiring you to provide login
credentials). Your device supports the 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
protocol.
Configuring Wi-Fi Settings
For more information about configuring your device’s Wi-Fi
settings, see “Wi-Fi” on page 112.
Finding Wi-Fi Networks
You can have your device automatically notify you of available
networks. For more information, refer to “Advanced Settings”
on page 113.
Turning Wi-Fi On or Off
Turn your device’s Wi-Fi service on or off. When you turn
Wi-Fi service on, your device automatically searches for
available, in-range WAPs (Wireless Access Points).
Turning Wi-Fi On
1. From any screen, Touch the top of the screen and swipe
downward. The Status Details displays.
2. Touch Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On.
Turning Wi-Fi Off
1. From any screen, Touch the top of the screen and swipe
downward. The Status Details displays.
2. Touch Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi Off.
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Scanning and Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network
When you turn on Wi-Fi, your device searches for available
Wi-Fi connections, then displays them on screen.
1. From any screen, Touch the top of the screen and swipe
downward. The Status Details displays.
2. Touch Wi-Fi to turn Wi-Fi On. Your device automatically
scans for available Wireless Access Points.
3. When the scan is complete, touch a Wi-Fi network to
connect. If the Wi-Fi network is open, your device
automatically connects. If the Wi-Fi network is secured,
enter the password at the prompt to connect.
Adding a Wi-Fi Network Manually
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Settings.
Apps
2. Under Wireless and networks, on the Wi-Fi tab, touch
to turn Wi-Fi on.
the OFF / ON icon
3. Touch Add WI-Fi network, then enter network information:
• Network SS D: Enter the name of the Wi-Fi Wireless Access
Point (WAP).
• Security: Select the type of security used by the WAP.
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Note: Depending on the Security protocol used by the WAP,
additional network information may be required, such as
a Password.
• Password: If the WAP is secured, enter the password or hex
key.
4. Touch Save to save the settings.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct allows device-to-device connections so you can
transfer large amounts of data over a Wi-Fi connection.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
Wi-Fi.
➔
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. Touch Wi-Fi Direct to display Available devices.
Your device begins to search for other devices enabled
with Wi-Fi direct connections.
4. Enable Wi-Fi Direct (similar to Steps 1 and 2) on the
device to which you want to connect.
5. Once the device you want to connect to is displayed,
touch on it.
An Invitation to connect displays on the device to which
you want to connect.
6. On that device, touch Accept.
You have 30 seconds to touch Accept on the device to
which you want to connect for the connection to be
made.
Once connected, the other device will show as
Connected in your list of Wi-Fi Direct devices and the
icon will display at the top, left of your screen.
Sharing Information with Connected Device
To share videos, photos, or other information with the
connected device, follow these steps:
1. View the information that you want to share. For
example, if you want to share a photo, find the photo in
your camera viewer or My Files folder, then touch the
Share, Share via, or Send via option.
2. Touch the Wi-Fi Direct option.
The Wi-Fi Direct settings screen displays, Wi-Fi Direct is
turned on, and your device scans for other devices.
3. Touch a connected device name. For example,
Android_XXXX.
4. The other device displays a pop-up that indicates it is
receiving the file.
The file is transferred and can be found in My Files in the
ShareViaWifi folder.
Note: Depending on the other device model, the prompts and
shared folder information may differ.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications
technology for exchanging information over a distance of
about 30 feet.
You do not need to line up the devices to send information
with Bluetooth. If the devices are in range, you can exchange
information between them, even if they are in different rooms.
Configuring Bluetooth Settings
Configure your device’s Bluetooth settings. For more
information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 114.
Turning Bluetooth On or Off
To turn Bluetooth on or off:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Settings.
Apps
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2. Under Wireless and network, on the Bluetooth tab, touch
to turn Bluetooth on or off.
the OFF / ON icon
Note: When Bluetooth is on, the Bluetooth icon
the Status Bar.
displays in
Pairing with a Bluetooth Device
Search for a Bluetooth device and pair with it, to exchange
information between your device and the target device.
Tip: After pairing, your device and the target device recognize
each other and exchange information without having to
enter a passcode or PIN.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Settings.
Apps
2. On the Bluetooth tab, touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Bluetooth on.
3. Enable the target device’s discoverable or visible mode.
4. Touch the Bluetooth tab and then touch Scan. Touch
Stop at any time to stop scanning.
5. From the list of found devices, touch the target device,
then follow the prompts to complete the pairing:
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• If the target device requires a PIN, enter a PIN for the target
device and touch OK. When prompted, enter the PIN on the
target device.
• If the device allows automatic or smart pairing, your device
attempts to pair with the device automatically. Follow the
prompts on your device and the target device to complete the
pairing.
Sharing Data with a Bluetooth Device
To send data to a Bluetooth device:
1. Select a file or item from an appropriate application.
2. Select an option for sharing data with the Bluetooth
feature.
Note: The method for selecting an option may vary by data
type.
3. Search for and pair with a Bluetooth device. For more
information, refer to “Pairing with a Bluetooth Device”
on page 88.
Receiving Data from a Bluetooth Device
Managing Downloads
To receive data from a Bluetooth device:
1. Turn Bluetooth on. For more information, refer to
“Turning Bluetooth On or Off” on page 87.
Files, apps, and other items you download in Internet, Gmail,
Email, or in other ways, are stored on your tablet’s internal
storage. You can use the Downloads app to view, open, or
delete what you have downloaded.
Note: To select the length of time that your device will be
visible, select
Menu ➔ Visible time-out.
Downloaded files are stored in the Download directory in your
tablet’s internal storage. You can view and copy files from this
directory when connected to a computer with a USB cable.
2. Pair with the Bluetooth device from which you want to
receive data. For more information, refer to “Pairing with
a Bluetooth Device” on page 88.
A Bluetooth authorization request pop-up displays when
a Bluetooth device sends data to your device.
3. Select Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive
data.
A File received message displays.
Received data is saved to the Bluetooth folder. If you receive a
contact, it is saved to your contacts automatically.
Uninstalling an App
Apps come pre-installed on your device and you can
download additional apps from Google Play and other
sources. You can uninstall apps that you have downloaded at
any time.
There are several ways to uninstall an app:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Application manager.
Settings
2. Touch the Downloaded tab.
3. Touch the app you want to uninstall.
4. Touch the Uninstall button.
A pop-up displays the message Application will be
uninstalled.
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5. Touch OK to confirm you want to uninstall the app.
You can also use Google Play to uninstall apps you
downloaded from there (see “Play Store” on page 106).
To uninstall an app from the Apps screen:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Downloaded applications.
The Downloaded applications screen displays.
3. Touch
A
Menu ➔ Uninstall.
appears on Apps that can be uninstalled.
4. Touch an app’s icon and then touch OK to uninstall and
remove the app from your tablet.
Note: You cannot uninstall the apps that are included with
Android. You can only uninstall the apps you have
downloaded.
Kies Via Wi-Fi
Samsung Kies is a software that enables you to update your
device firmware, synchronize files, and transfer data to and
from your device directly by connecting to the PC.
Note: Some features will be supported through the System
Updates feature in the future. For more information, refer
to “Software Update” on page 140.
To learn more about Samsung Kies and Samsung
applications, browse featured applications and download Kies
at: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/downloads.
Note: Samsung Kies works on both PC and Macintosh
computers.
Connecting With Samsung Kies
1. Install Samsung Kies software on your PC.
Warning! Close any running applications before connecting
your device to a PC.
2. Run Samsung Kies.
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3. From a Home screen, touch
Settings.
➔
Apps
4. Touch More settings ➔ Kies via Wi-Fi.
Select the source of the Wi-Fi connection for Kies air.
5. Follow the prompts from Kies to update your device
firmware.
6. Refer to Samsung Kies Help for more information.
Memory Card
Your device supports removable microSD or microSDHC
memory cards for storing music, photos, videos, and files.
Installing and Removing a Memory Card
For more information about installing and removing a memory
card, see “Memory Card” on page 13.
Important! To prevent damage to information stored on the
memory card, always unmount the card before
removing it from the device.
Formatting a Memory Card
Formatting erases all content from the memory card and
prepares it for use with your device.
Formatting a Memory Card Using Your Device
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Storage.
2. After mounting the SD card, touch Format SD card.
3. Follow the prompts to confirm the formatting of the card.
Formatting a Memory Card Using Your Computer
Consult your computer and/or memory card reader
documentation for information about formatting memory cards.
Synchronizing with Windows Media
Player
Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your PC.
1. Attach your device to the computer with the USB cable.
Your computer recognizes the connection and displays
the AutoPlay screen.
2. Click the option to Sync digital media files to this device
to synchronize music files.
3. Select and drag the music files you want to the sync list
and begin synchronizing.
4. When finished, exit Windows Media Player and
disconnect the USB cable.
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Connecting as a Mass Storage Device
You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and
access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in the
device, you can also access the file directory from the memory
card by using the device as a memory card reader.
Note: The file directory of the memory card displays as folder
Card, separate from the internal memory, which is folder
Tablet.
1. Insert a memory card into the device to transfer files
from or to the memory card.
2. Attach your device to the computer with the USB cable.
Your computer recognizes the connection and displays
the AutoPlay screen.
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3. Click the option to Open device to view files.
You should see a Card and a Tablet folder.
4. Copy files from the PC to the memory card (Card
folder).
5. When finished, close the PC folder and disconnect the
USB cable.
Section 9: Applications and Widgets
This section contains a description of each application that is
available on the Apps screen, its function, and how to navigate
through that particular application. If the application is already
described in another section of this user manual, then a cross
reference to that particular section is provided. Various
widgets are also described.
Tip: To open applications quickly, add the icons of frequentlyused applications to one of the Home screens, if it is not
there by default. For details, see “App Shortcuts” on
page 32.
Updating Applications
Once you have registered your device (see “Software Update”
on page 140) and signed into your Google account (see
“Setting Up Your Gmail Account” on page 48), you may see
the
Updates Available notification in the Status Bar if
there is a new version of one or more apps available or, when
you open an application that is preloaded on your device, an
Update Available message may be displayed.
To update the applications:
1. Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward.
The Status Details display.
2. Touch Updates available.
For more information, refer to “Updates to Downloaded
Apps” on page 107.
GPS Applications
GPS applications allow you to achieve real-time, GPSenabled, turn-by-turn navigation and to access local searches
based on a variety of category parameters.
To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the
following conditions:
• inside a building or between buildings
• in a tunnel or underground passage
• in poor weather
• around high-voltage or electromagnetic fields
• in a vehicle with tinted windows
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Global GPS turn-by-turn navigation, mapping, and Point of
Interest content is available for three continents, including
North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico), Western Europe,
and China, where wireless coverage is available.
Important! If you touch or cover the internal GPS antenna while
using GPS services, it may impede the GPS signal
resulting in the GPS services not working in an
optimal manner. Refer to the following diagram to
locate the approximate location of the internal GPS
antenna.
Alarm
Set alarms for reminders or for wake-up times.
Adding and Configuring Alarms
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
screen.
– or –
Apps ➔
Alarm.
Create alarm to display the Create alarm
Touch an existing alarm to display the Edit alarm
screen.
3. Touch fields on the screen to configure the alarm.
• Some fields have preset values. Touch the field and touch the
desired value.
Location of Internal
GPS Antenna
• Other fields have to be input. Touch the field and use the
on-screen keyboard to input information.
• Touching the check box next to some fields may make
additional fields available.
(Back view
of device)
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4. Touch Done to save the alarm.
The main Alarm screen displays showing the new or
updated alarm.
Activating Alarms
Setting the Snooze Feature
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Alarm.
2. A gray alarm icon
means the alarm is deactivated.
Touch the icon to turn the alarm on. The icon changes
to
.
3. Touch an alarm to change any of its settings and then
touch Done to save the updates.
Editing and Deleting Alarms
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Alarm.
2. Touch and hold an alarm and then touch one of the
following options:
• Edit: Edit the alarm. For more information, refer to “Adding
and Configuring Alarms” on page 94.
• Delete: Delete the alarm.
– or –
Delete, touch the existing alarms you want to
Touch
delete or touch Select all, and then touch Delete.
Turning Off an Alarm
To activate the Snooze feature after an alarm sounds:
to the left. Snooze must first be
■ Touch and slide
set in the alarm settings.
AllShare Play
AllShare Play allows your tablet to stream photos, music, and
videos from its memory to other Digital Living Network Alliance
(DLNA) certified devices. Your tablet can also play digital
content streamed from other DLNA certified devices.
Note: To view more information about DLNA certified products
visit http://www.dlna.org/home.
Configuring AllShare Play
You must first connect both of your communicating devices to
the same Wi-Fi and be using an active and registered
Samsung account prior to using this application. For more
information, refer to “Turning Wi-Fi On or Off” on page 112.
Connect to Wi-Fi, configure AllShare Play settings to identify
your device as a server, and set treatment of copied files.
When an alarm sounds, to turn off the alarm:
■ Touch and drag
to the right.
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Important! The Samsung account manages the access
information (username and password) to several
applications, such as AllShare Play.
1. Connect to a Wi-Fi network. For more information, refer
to “Scanning and Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network” on
page 86.
2. From a Home screen, touch
➔
AllShare Play.
Apps
The AllShare Play Sign In screen displays.
The Samsung account screen displays.
4. Touch Create new account, if you have not set up a
Samsung account, or touch Sign in, if you have already
set up a Samsung account.
For more information, refer to “Signing In to your
Samsung Account” on page 135.
The AllShare Play main screen displays.
5. Touch Start.
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The calculator provides tbasic arithmetic functions (addition,
subtraction, multiplication, and division) and scientific
functions. It also keeps a history of recent calculations.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Calculator.
➔
2. Enter the first number using the numeric keys.
3. Enter the operation for your calculation by touching the
+ (add), - (subtract), × (multiply), or ÷ (divide) key.
4. Enter the next number.
5. To view the result, touch the = (equals) key.
3. Touch Sign in.
6. For more information, touch
Calculator
Menu ➔ FAQ.
6. Repeat Steps 3 through 5 as many times as required.
7. Touch
to clear the result.
8. To use the scientific functions, turn the phone sideways
to landscape mode.
9. Touch and hold entries in the Calculator’s display field
to copy or cut the contents of the display.
Copied to clipboard displays. Paste the copied value in
another app.
Calendar
Your device includes a powerful planner to help you organize
your schedules more conveniently and effectively. Learn to
create and manage events and tasks, and set alarms to
remind yourself of important events and tasks.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Calendar.
2. Touch a tab to choose a calendar view:
• Year: Display all twelve months of this year. Sweep across
the years at the bottom of the screen to display another year.
• Month: Display the current month. Touch a month and year at
the bottom of the screen to display another month.
• Week: Display the current week. Touch a week at the bottom
of the screen to display another week.
• Day: Display today’s schedule by hour. Touch day at the
bottom of the screen to display another day.
• List: Display only event and task names and dates for a
selected year. Touch a year at the bottom of the screen to
display another year. Touch a date to hide or show the event
or task name.
• Task: Display your list of tasks. Touch the sort field to change
how your tasks are sorted. Tasks can be sorted by due date,
priority, date, week, month, or group.
3. to view other days, weeks or months, swipe left or right
across the screen or touch the day, week, month or year
at the bottom of the calendar. Swipe up or down the
screen to view other events.
4. To find an event or task, touch
Search.
Use the on-screen keyboard to enter a search term.
Possible events display as you type.
Touch
on the keyboard to remove it.
Touch an event to send, edit, or delete the event.
5. Touch
Add event / Add task and then touch Done to
add a new event to your calendar. For more information,
refer to “Creating an Event or Task” on page 98.
Menu for these options:
6. Touch
• Zoom in: In the Week and Day views, increase the size of the
area being viewed.
• Zoom out: In the Week and Day views, decrease the size of
the area being viewed.
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• Go to: Use the Set date pop-up to enter a date and then
touch Set to display that date on your calendar.
• Delete: Delete events for the year, month, week, day, week,
month, before today, or all events, depending on the
Calendar view.
• Sync: Manually synchronizes the calendar entries among all
of your current accounts, for example, Gmail, Exchange, and
so on.
• Show controls / Hide controls: Show or hide a small month
calendar and a list of events in landscape mode.
• Settings: Customize the calendar. For more information, refer
to “Calendar Settings” on page 99.
7. Touch Today to return to the current date.
8. Touch Calendars to configure which events to display.
Touch Add account to add additional accounts from
which calendar events can be synced.
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Touch the date for which you want to enter an event or
task and touch
.
3. Touch the Add event or Add task tab.
4. Enter the event or task information.
5. Touch Save.
Managing Events
You can delete, send, and edit events on your mobile device:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Calendar.
2. Touch an event.
A pop-up displays event information.
3. Touch Delete and then touch OK to delete the event.
Touch
Menu ➔ Share via and then touch Bluetooth,
ChatON, Dropbox, Email, or Wi-Fi Direct to share the event.
Creating an Event or Task
To create an event or task:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Calendar.
2. Double-tap the date for which you want to enter an all
day event or task.
– or –
Apps
Touch Edit to update the event details.
– or –
Touch
Options and then touch
Send, or
Edit.
Delete,
4. Touch fields on the screen to configure the Calendar.
• Some fields have preset values. Touch the field and touch the
desired value.
Add Additional Calendar Accounts
To add additional accounts:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Calendars ➔ Add account.
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
➔ Add account.
Apps ➔
Calendar
Apps ➔
Settings
The Add account screen displays.
2. Touch an account type and enter your account
information.
2. Touch
• Touching the check box next to some fields may make
additional fields available.
Camera
Take photos and record video with the built in Camera.
For more information, refer to “Camera” on page 69.
■ From a Home screen, touch
ChatON
Apps ➔
Camera.
Use ChatON to send and receive instant messages from any
device that has a mobile phone number.
Calendar Settings
To set up Calendar preferences:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Calendar.
➔
• Other fields have to be input. Touch the field and use the
on-screen keyboard to input information.
Apps
For more information, refer to “ChatON” on page 53.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
ChatON.
Menu ➔ Settings.
3. On the left side of the screen touch View settings, Event
notification, Sync settings, or one of your accounts.
Options display on the right side of the screen.
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Contacts
Store contact information for your friends, family and
colleagues, to quickly access information or to send a
message.
For more information, refer to “Contacts” on page 41.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
Downloads
Files, apps, and other items you download in Internet, Gmail,
Email, or in other ways, are stored on your tablet’s internal
storage. Use the Downloads app to view, reopen, or delete
what you have downloaded.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Downloads.
2. Touch an item to open it.
3. Touch headings for to view collections of earlier
downloads (Last month, etc.).
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4. Touch the checkbox for items you want to send, to
Share. Touch an option
check them, and then touch
to share the item. Options are: ChatON, Dropbox,
Picasa, Photo Editor, Google+, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct,
Gmail, Email, or YouTube.
5. Touch the checkbox for items you want to delete, to
check them, and then touch
Delete.
The items are deleted from your tablet.
6. Touch Sort by size or Sort by date, at the bottom of the
Downloads pop-up, to switch back and forth.
Dropbox
Dropbox provides access to your personal computer files
directly from your device. It allows you to take your files with
you when you are on the go, edit files in your Dropbox from
your device, upload photos and videos to Dropbox, and share
your selected files freely with family and friends.
The in-device application works together 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 is automatically updated to the same folder on your other
devices.
Download the Desktop Application
1. Use your computer’s browser to navigate to:
http://www.dropbox.com/.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions to install this
application on your target computer containing the
desired files.
Important! The computer application must be installed on the
computer containing the desired files and that
computer must have an active Internet connection.
Note: It might be necessary to configure your router’s firewall
settings to allow this application to gain access to the
Internet.
Accessing Dropbox On Your Device
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Dropbox.
Apps
2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Dual Clock
Display the time for two different locations.
To add the Dual clock widget to a Home screen, see “Adding
Widgets to a Home screen” on page 31.
1. From a Home screen, locate the Dual clock widget.
The Dual clock widget is actually two widgets. Each
widget displays the time and a city name.
2. Touch either widget to choose a different city than the
one currently displayed.
Email
Send and receive email using popular email services. For
more information, refer to “Email” on page 49.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Applications and Widgets
Email.
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Gallery
Google
Use Gallery to view, capture, and manage photos and videos.
For more information, refer to “Gallery” on page 77.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Game Hub
Apps ➔
Gallery.
Access social and premium games. Join Game Hub to enjoy
free games with your friends.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Game Hub.
➔
A Disclaimer screen displays.
3. Touch
Menu to display the following options:
• Uninstall: Touch this option to uninstall a previously installed
game.
• Legal notices: Displays Game Hub legal information.
4. Touch a game and follow the on-screen instructions.
Gmail
■ From the main Home screen, touch the Google widget.
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Google.
Google+
For more information, refer to “Google+” on page 55.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Internet
Apps ➔
Google+.
Your device includes a full HTML Browser, to access the
internet.
For more information, refer to “Internet” on page 55.
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email. For more information, refer to “Gmail” on page 48.
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Tip: Google Search appears by default on all Home screens.
Share updates and see what is going on around you with
Google+ for mobile.
2. Read the Disclaimer and touch Confirm.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Search the internet using the Google search engine. For more
information, refer to “Google Search” on page 54.
Apps ➔
Gmail.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Internet.
Local
Composing a Memo
Google Local (originally Google Places) is an application that
uses Google Maps and your location to help you find
destinations, such as restaurants, bars, hotels, attractions,
ATMs, and gas stations. You can also add your own locations.
For more information, refer to “Local” on page 58.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Maps
Apps ➔
Local.
Use Google Maps to find your current location, get directions,
and other location-based information. For more information,
refer to “Maps” on page 58.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Maps.
Note: You must enable location services to use Maps. Some
features require Stand-alone or Google location services.
For more information, refer to “Location Services” on
page 124.
Memo
Create and manage text memos and use Bluetooth to send
memos to paired Bluetooth devices.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
to save.
Apps ➔
Memo.
Add, compose the memo, then touch Done
For more information, refer to “Entering Text” on page 39.
Memo List Options
While viewing your Memos:
1. Touch
List to view your memos in a list mode.
Touch an entry in the list on the left to view the memo on
the right of the screen.
– or –
Touch
Thumbnails to view your memos in a
thumbnail mode.
2. To delete one or more memos, touch
one or all memos, and touch Delete.
Delete, select
Menu for the following options: Sort by,
3. Touch
Share via, Print, Memo sync, PIN lock, and Font size.
4. Touch and hold a memo thumbnail or list entry to
display the following options: Delete, Lock/Unlock, and
Share via.
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Music Player
Memo Options
While viewing a Memo, touch
Memo options for the
following options: Delete, Color, Lock/Unlock, Print, and
Share via.
Messenger
With Google Messenger, you can bring groups of friends
together into a simple group conversation.
For more information, refer to “Messenger” on page 53.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Messenger.
Apps
Music Hub
The Music Hub lets you purchase and download songs and
albums.
For more information, refer to “Music Hub” on page 67.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Hub.
Apps
Play music and other audio files that you copy from your computer.
For more information, refer to “Music Player” on page 62.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
Apps
My Files
Find, view, and manage folders and files, such as music files,
photo files, video files, and so on, stored on your tablet. If the
file is associated with an application on your device, you can
launch the file in the application.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
My Files.
2. Touch a folder to open it and scroll down or up until you
locate a file.
Note: You may have to open one or more subfolders before you
encounter files.
3. Touch a file to launch it in the associated application, if
the file is associated with an application.
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4. While browsing files, use these controls:
Up: Display a higher directory.
Search: Use the keyboard to enter a search term.
The current folder is searched and results are
displayed. Touch X to remove the search field.
Display mode: Enable thumbnails for each file.
– or –
Enable list mode.
Root: Display the root directory.
Add Folder: Add a new folder in the current folder.
The Gallery app is used to open the photo.
For more information, refer to “Viewing Photos and
Videos” on page 78.
6. To view a video file:
• Touch the file.
The Video Player is launched and plays the video.
For more information, refer to “Video Player” on page 76.
Navigation
Use Google Navigation to find a destination and get walking or
driving directions. For more information, refer to “Navigation”
on page 60.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Navigation.
Apps
Netflix
Watch TV shows and movies, streaming from Netflix.
Mark files: Touch the box to the left of each file or
next to the folder to select all files in the folder.
Then touch send, copy, cut, or delete in the
Application bar.
5. To view a photo file:
• Touch the file.
Note: The Netflix application is part of your Netflix membership.
For more information about membership visit
www.netflix.com.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Applications and Widgets
Netflix.
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Photo Editor
To perfect any photos stored on your tablet, use Photo Editor
to crop, rotate, resize, adjust color and contrast, and much
more.
For more information, refer to “Photo Editor” on page 81.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Photo Editor.
➔
Apps
Play Books
Google eBooks is a new way to discover, buy, and enjoy your
favorite books online and offline.
For more information, refer to “Play Books” on page 60.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Play Books.
➔
Apps
Play Movies
The Play Movies app is a new application for select Android
devices. Any movie you rent from the Google Play Store can
be downloaded for offline viewing through this application. In
addition, the Play Movies app can be used to stream your
Google Play movie rentals as well as play any of your
personal videos stored on your tablet.
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1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Play Movies.
2. For more information touch
Play Store
Apps
Menu ➔ Help.
Google Play Store provides access to downloadable
applications and games to install on your device. It also allows
you to provide feedback and comments about an application,
or flag an application that might be incompatible with your
device.
Apps
1. From a Home screen, touch
Play Store.
➔
If you are not already logged in with your Google
account, the Add a Google Account screen displays.
• Touch Existing, if you already have a Google account, or
New to create a Google account.
For more information, refer to “Setting Up Your Gmail
Account” on page 48.
2. The first time you open Play Store, read the Google Play
Terms of Service, the Google Music Terms of Service,
the Google Books Terms of Service, and the YouTube
Rentals Terms of Service, then touch Accept to
continue.
3. To get help for using Google Play, touch
Help.
Menu ➔
Updates to Downloaded Apps
You can check for new versions of applications by visiting the
Google Play Store. Items that have a new version available
will say Update.
You can also select apps that you would like to be updated
automatically. To do this:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
Play Store.
➔
2. Touch
Installed Apps.
3. Touch the Installed tab to list the Play Store apps
installed on your device.
Update is displayed if there is an update available for
the app.
4. Touch an app and then touch Allow automatic updating
to enable automatic updating.
Polaris Office
This application is a Microsoft Office compatible office suite
that provides a central place for managing your documents
online or offline.
The application can also open Adobe PDF (Portable
Document Format) files.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Polaris Office.
2. Enter your Email information, if desired, and touch
Register to complete the process.
– or –
Touch Skip to ignore this registration.
The main Polaris Office screen displays.
3. To get help for using Polaris Office, touch
➔ Help ➔ User Guide.
Menu
5. Touch Open to open the app on your device.
6. Touch Update to immediately update the app on your
device.
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Readers Hub
Samsung Readers Hub is a one stop shop for books,
magazines and newspapers from around the world.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Readers Hub.
Apps
Important! Data download charges may apply. Costs may apply
for paid Samsung Readers Hub material. Check
with your Service provider for more details.
S Suggest
S Suggest recommends popular applications that are
guaranteed to be compatible with your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
S Suggest.
The list of countries displays.
2. Touch your country in the list and then touch OK.
The Terms and conditions display.
3. Touch the Agree check box and then touch Agree.
The S Suggest main screen displays.
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4. To get help for using S Suggest, touch
➔ Help and notices.
Menu
Samsung Apps
Connect to Samsung Apps and make your smart device even
smarter. Simply and easily download an abundance of
applications to your tablet such as games, news, reference,
social networking, navigation, and more.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Samsung Apps.
Apps
Screensaver
When your tablet screen automatically times out, instead of a
blank screen, enable the Galaxy Tab Screensaver, which is
actually an action-packed video tour of all the fantastic
features that you will find on your Galaxy Tab.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Screensaver.
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Screensaver Settings screen
displays.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up Screensaver.
Tip: Touch
Back to stop the Screensaver video at any time,
even if Enable Touch To Stop is enabled.
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Smart Remote.
Apps
The Samsung Disclaimer displays.
2. Touch Agree.
Configure your device to your preferences.
3. Touch Set Up Smart Remote Now: US & Canada.
For more information, refer to “Settings” on page 112.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Settings.
➔
Apps
Smart Remote
Allows you to locate and watch programming on your tv and
then control your entertainment system with gestures from the
device.
For more information, go to: http://www.peel.com.
Discover and control TV programming right from your device.
Lose your remotes, once and for all. Quit scrolling those
tiresome grid guides. See what you want, right at your own
fingertips: your shows, your controls, your friends.
Peel suggests Top Pick TV shows for you based on what you
watch and like. Instead of a long, boring channel grid, Peel
presents an easy-to-use mosaic of your favorite shows,
filtered by type and genre in the order you like.
Talk
Use Google Talk to chat with other Google Talk users.
For more information, refer to “Google Talk” on page 52.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Task Manager
Apps ➔
Talk.
View and manage active applications on your device.
For more information, refer to “Task Manager” on page 11.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Task manager.
Mini App Tray
The Task manager pop-up displays.
– or –
Touch
Navigation and then touch Task manager.
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Video Editor
World Clock
Video Editor lets you custom-make your own videos. You can
add themes, music, pictures, and other videos to a video file.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Video Editor.
2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Video Player
For more information, refer to “Video Player” on page 76.
Apps
Voice Search
To use Voice Search:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Voice Search.
A map of the world displays with the locations you have
added flagged.
2. Touch
View and manage videos stored on your tablet.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Video Player.
View the date and time in any time zone.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
World Clock.
Apps
2. Touch
and speak the search criteria slowly and
clearly. Google searches for the information and
displays results or displays Retry.
Add to add a city to display.
A list of world cities displays in landscape mode.
3. Scroll through the list and touch the city you want to add.
Tip: Touch the first letter of the city’s name, to the right of the
list, to find the city more quickly.
– or –
In portrait or landscape mode, touch and turn the globe
to locate a city and touch the city you want to add.
A pop-up displays the city name, the current time and
date there, and the GMT offset.
4. To add the city, touch
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Add on the pop-up.
5. To change the order of the cities, touch
Reorder.
Touch the grid
on an entry and drag the entry to a
new position in the list. Touch Done to change the order.
Remove to delete entries. Touch the box
6. Touch
next to the cities you want to delete so that a
check
mark displays, then touch Remove.
7. Touch and hold an entry to remove it or to set the
DST settings, which enable or disable Daylight Savings
Time adjustments.
Yahoo! Finance
Stay on top of the markets with the Yahoo! Finance app for
Android devices. Get real-time quotes, follow the market, or
check out a particular stock. View headline news, top stories,
and videos from Tech Ticker. Yahoo! Finance lets you keep up
with the market movers from your Android phone.
To add the Yahoo! Finance widget to a Home screen, see
“Adding Widgets to a Home screen” on page 31.
From the Yahoo! Finance main screen, you can add and
display your favorite stocks.
Touch the Currencies tab to display the currency exchange
rate for various currencies.
Yahoo! News
Display current news and much more from Yahoo!
To add the Yahoo! News widget to a Home screen, see
“Adding Widgets to a Home screen” on page 31.
1. From a Home screen, touch the Yahoo! News widget.
The first time you connect, the Select news by country
screen displays.
• Touch a country and then touch Done.
• Touch the Yahoo! News widget again.
The Yahoo! News screen displays.
2. Touch and swipe the tabs left or right to see all the news
categories.
3. Touch a tab to view that category.
YouTube
View and upload YouTube videos, right from your device.
For more information, refer to “YouTube” on page 61.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
YouTube.
Apps
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Section 10: Settings
This section explains Settings for customizing your device.
Accessing Settings
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔
Settings.
– or –
Control your device’s wireless connections.
Apps
Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward to
display the Quick Settings pop-up, then touch
Settings. For more information, refer to “Quick
Settings” on page 26.
The Settings screen displays.
The Settings Screen
The Settings screen has tabs on the left side of the screen.
Information related to the tabs displays on the right side of the
screen. There are four major groups of settings: Wireless and
network, Device, Personal, and System.
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Wireless and Networks
Wi-Fi
Your device supports Wi-Fi b/g/n. Use Wi-Fi settings to
manage your device’s Wi-Fi connections.
For more information about using your device’s Wi-Fi features,
see “Wi-Fi” on page 85.
Turning Wi-Fi On or Off
When you turn Wi-Fi service on, your device automatically
searches for available, in-range Wireless Access Points
(WAPs).
■ Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward, then
touch Wi-Fi from the Quick Settings menu.
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Settings. On the Wi-Fi tab, touch the OFF / ON
icon
to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
Scan for Wi-Fi Networks
Advanced Settings
To make sure you have an accurate list of Wi-Fi networks.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔
Wi-Fi, and then touch Scan.
Settings
Add Wi-Fi Network
To open a dialog where you can add a Wi-Fi network by
entering its Network SSID (the name it broadcasts), security
type, and other properties:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔
Wi-Fi, and then touch Add Wi-Fi network.
2. Use the keyboard to enter Network SSID.
3. Touch the Security field and then touch a security type.
Note: Depending on the Security protocol used by the WAP,
additional network information may be required, such as
a Password.
Set up and manage wireless access points.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔
Wi-Fi.
2. Touch
Settings
Menu ➔ Advanced.
The following options display:
• Network notification: Have your device alert you to new
Wireless Access Points (WAPs). Touch Network notification
to turn notifications On or Off. When enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box.
• Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify when to disconnect from
Wi-Fi. Option are: Always, Only when plugged in, or Never.
• MAC address: View your device’s MAC address, required
when connecting to some secured networks (not
configurable).
• IP address: View your device’s IP address.
4. If necessary, touch Password and enter the password or
hex key.
5. Touch Save.
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Wi-Fi Direct Settings
You can configure your device to connect directly with other
Wi-Fi capable devices. This is an easy way to transfer data
between devices. These devices must be enabled for Wi-Fi
Direct communication. This connection is direct and not via a
hot spot or WAP.
Note: Activating this feature will disconnect your current Wi-Fi
network connection.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Wi-Fi.
➔
Apps ➔
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Wi-Fi on.
Settings
3. Touch Wi-Fi Direct to display Available devices.
Your device begins to search for other devices enabled
with Wi-Fi direct connections.
4. When scanning is complete, touch a device name to
begin the connection process to another Wi-Fi Direct
compatible device.
Note: The target device must also have Wi-Fi Direct service
active and running before it is detected by your device.
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The direct connection establishes, the status field
displays “Connected”, and your connected device is
displayed in the Wi-Fi Direct devices listing.
5. Touch End connection ➔ OK to end the Wi-Fi Direct
connection.
For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi Direct” on page 86.
Bluetooth
Use Bluetooth settings to manage Bluetooth connections, set
your device’s name, and control your device’s visibility.
Turning Bluetooth On or Off
To turn your device’s Bluetooth service On or Off:
■ Touch the top of the screen and swipe downward, then
touch Bluetooth from the Quick Settings menu.
For more information, refer to “Quick Settings” on
page 26.
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Settings. On the Bluetooth tab, touch the
OFF / ON icon
to turn Bluetooth on or off.
For more information about using Bluetooth to exchange
information with other Bluetooth devices, see “Bluetooth” on
page 87.
Additional Bluetooth Settings
When Bluetooth is on, additional settings are available.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
Bluetooth.
➔
2. Touch Scan to scan for nearby discoverable devices.
After searching, touch a device to pair with it. For more
information, refer to “Pairing with a Bluetooth Device”
on page 88.
Menu and select a Bluetooth setting to
3. Touch
configure:
• Rename device: Your device’s default name displays on
screen. Touch to change the device name. Available when
Bluetooth is turned On.
• Visible time-out: Use this setting to control when to
automatically turn off the Discoverable option: 2 minutes, 5
minutes, 1 hour, or Never timeout.
• Received files: Show the list of files received by using
Bluetooth.
Data Usage
From this screen you can view the Wi-Fi or Ethernet data
usage.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔
Data usage.
2. Touch the Data usage cycle drop-down menu and select
a date range.
The data usage displays as a visual (chart) and also
displays a list of each application with a breakdown of
data usage by application.
Note: Data is measured by your device. Your service provider
may account for data usage differently.
More Settings
This tab displays additional wireless and network information.
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔ More settings.
Apps ➔
Settings
Options display for Airplane mode, VPN, Nearby
devices, and Kies via Wi-Fi.
Settings
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VPN
Flight Mode
Flight mode allows you to use many of your tablet’s features,
such as Camera, Games, and more, when you are in an
airplane or in any other area where accessing data is
prohibited.
Important! When your tablet is in Flight Mode, it cannot access
online information or applications.
■ Press and hold the Power button then touch Flight mode.
– or –
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ More settings ➔ Flight mode, touch the check box,
and then touch OK to turn on Flight mode.
A check mark
mode is On.
appears in the check box when Flight
The VPN settings menu allows you to set up and manage
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
Important! Before you can use a VPN you must establish and
configure one.
Adding a VPN
Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN
protocol to use: PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol),
L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol), L2TP/IPSec PSK (Preshared key based L2TP/IPSec), or L2TP/IPSec CRT
(Certificate based L2TP/IPSec).
Note: You must also set a screen unlock PIN or password
before you can use credential storage. For more
information, refer to “Screen Lock” on page 124.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ More settings ➔ VPN.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Add VPN network.
3. In the form that appears, fill in the information provided
by your network administrator.
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Nearby Devices
4. Touch Save to save your VPN settings.
Connecting To a VPN
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ More settings ➔ VPN.
Apps ➔
Settings
Warning! If file sharing is enabled, other devices can access
your data. Use the Wi-Fi network and this option with
care.
2. Touch the VPN to which you want to connect.
3. In the pop-up that opens, enter any requested
credentials.
4. Touch Connect.
Edit a VPN
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ More settings ➔ VPN.
Apps ➔
Settings
To configure this option:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ More settings ➔ Nearby devices.
Settings
2. Touch File sharing to turn File sharing on.
2. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to edit.
A check mark
sharing is On.
3. In the pop-up that opens, touch Edit network.
4. Make the desired VPN setting changes.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch and hold the VPN that you want to delete.
3. In the pop-up that opens, touch Delete network.
appears in the check box when File
3. In the Advanced section, set the following options:
• Shared contents: Select the content to share. Choices are:
Videos, Photos, and Music.
5. Touch Save.
Delete a VPN
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ More settings ➔ VPN.
This option allows you to share your media files with nearby
DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) enabled devices.
• Device name: Enter the name for your device. The default is
the model number: GT-P3113.
• Allowed devices list: Indicate the devices accessible to your
device.
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• Not-allowed devices list: Indicate the devices not accessible
to your device.
• Download to: Set whether to download data to USB storage
or SD card.
• Upload from other devices: If a nearby device attempts to
upload data, this setting indicates the response.
Kies via Wi-Fi
2. Select the source of the Wi-Fi connection for Kies air.
Device
This section of the Settings screen contains settings for your
device.
Blocking Mode
When enabled, notifications for selected features are disabled.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Blocking mode.
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A check mark
appears in the check box when
Disable notifications is On.
4. Touch the Always field to always disable the selected
features or configure the From and To time fields.
Sound
Volume
Connect to Kies on your PC via Wi-Fi network to manage your
device data and synchronize with your PC.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ More settings ➔ Kies via Wi-Fi.
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
ON.
3. Touch Disable notifications to enable this feature.
, to turn Blocking mode
Set the volume level for all types of sounds.
Note: You can only set volume when Silent Mode is disabled.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Sound ➔ Volume.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch and drag the sliders to set the volume levels:
• Music, video, games, and other media: Sounds made by
music apps, video apps, and more.
• Notifications: Sounds for alerts to new messages and other
events.
• System: Application sounds and other sounds made by your
device.
Tip: You can also set System volume from the Home screen by
pressing the Volume Key.
3. Touch OK to save your settings.
Notifications
Select a default ringtone for message, alarm, and other
notifications.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Sound ➔ Default notifications.
2. Touch a ringtone to hear a sample and select it.
3. Touch OK to save the setting.
System
You can activate or deactivate both touch and screen lock
sounds.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Sound.
2. Touch Touch sounds or Screen lock sound (both default
to On).
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Display
Wallpaper
You can choose a picture to display on the Home Screen,
Lock screen, or both the Home and lock screens. Choose
from preloaded wallpaper images or select a photo you have
downloaded or taken with the Camera.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Display ➔ Wallpaper.
2. Touch Home screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock
screens.
The Select wallpaper from screen displays the following
options: Gallery, Live wallpapers, and Wallpapers.
For more information, refer to “Wallpapers” on page 33.
Brightness
Set the default screen brightness.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Display ➔ Brightness.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch and drag the slider to set the brightness or touch
Automatic brightness.
3. Touch OK to save the setting.
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Screen Timeout
Set the length of delay between the last key press or screen
touch and the automatic screen timeout (dim and lock).
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Display.
2. Touch Screen timeout and select the screen delay time.
The screen delays shutting off after inactivity for the
selected period of time.
Font Style and Size
Set the font for screen displays and the size you want it to
display.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Display.
2. Touch Font style then touch a font or touch Get fonts
online to browse and download a new font.
3. Touch Font size and select a font size.
Display Battery Percentage
Enable this setting to display the battery status as a
percentage in addition to the battery status icon in the Status
Bar.
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1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Display.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Then touch the check box next to Display battery
percentage.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Storage
From this menu you can view the device memory and mount,
unmount, or format an SD card.
Device Memory
■ From a Home screen, touch
➔ Storage.
Apps ➔
Settings
The Device memory displays as Total space,
Applications, Pictures and videos, Audio, Downloads,
Miscellaneous files, and Available.
SD Card
When a memory card has been installed in your device,
the SD card memory displays as Total space and
Available space.
Mounting an SD Card
1. Install an SD card. For more information, refer to
“Installing a Memory Card” on page 13.
2. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Storage.
Apps ➔
Settings
3. Touch Mount SD card.
Unmounting an SD Card
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Storage.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Unmount SD card.
3. At the prompt, select OK to safely unmount the memory
card.
4. Remove the SD card from the slot. For more
information, refer to “Removing a Memory Card” on
page 13.
Note: Unmounting an SD card may stop some applications
from functioning. The applications may not be available
until you mount the SD card again.
Formatting an SD Card
When formatting an SD card you will want to backup your
music and photo files that are stored on the card because
formatting the SD card deletes all the stored data.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Storage.
2. Touch Format SD card and then touch Format SD card
again on the warning screen.
3. Touch Delete all.
Power Saving Mode
When enabled, your device automatically adjusts CPU
performance and the brightness to conserve battery power.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Power saving mode.
2. On the Power saving tab, touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Power saving on or off.
3. Turn Power saving on and touch the Power saving
mode settings (CPU power saving or Screen power
saving) to enable or disable them.
4. Touch Learn about power saving to display more
information about saving power.
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Battery
See how much battery power is used for device activities.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Battery.
The battery level displays in percentage. The amount of
time the battery was used also displays. Battery usage
displays in percentages per application.
2. Touch any application to view how it is affecting battery
use.
Note: Other applications may be running that affect battery use.
Application Manager
You can download and install applications from Google Play
or create applications using the Android SDK and install them
on your device. Use Application manager settings to manage
applications.
Warning! Because this device can be configured with system
software not provided by or supported by Google or
any other company, end-users operate these devices
at their own risk.
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Memory Usage
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running
applications.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Application manager.
2. Touch Downloaded or Running to display memory usage
for that category of applications.
The graph at the bottom of the Downloaded tab shows
used and free device memory. The graph at the bottom
of the Running tab shows used and free RAM.
Downloaded
Displays apps you have downloaded onto your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Application manager.
2. Touch Downloaded to view a list of all the downloaded
applications on your device.
3. To switch the order of the lists displayed in the
Downloaded tabs, touch Touch
Menu ➔ Sort by
size or Sort by name.
4. Touch an application to view and update information
about the application, including memory usage, default
settings, and permissions.
The following options are displayed:
Running Services
View and control services running on your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Application manager.
Settings
• Force stop: Stops an app that is misbehaving. Restart your
device if stopping an app, process, or service causes your
device to stop working correctly.
2. Touch the Running tab.
• Uninstall/Uninstall updates: Deletes downloaded
applications or updates applied to permanent applications
from the tablet.
3. Touch Show cached processes to display all the cached
processes that are running. Touch Show services in use
to switch back.
For more information, refer to “Uninstalling an App” on
page 89.
• Clear data: Clears application data from memory.
4. Touch one of the applications to view information.
• Clear cache: If the app stores data in a temporary area of the
device's memory, and the amount of information stored is
displayed, touch this button to clear the temporary storage.
• Clear defaults: If you have configured an app to launch
certain file types by default, clear that setting.
• Permissions: Lists the kinds of information about your
device and data to which the app has access.
All the applications that are currently running on the
device display.
The following options display:
• Stop: Stops the application from running on the device. This
is usually done prior to uninstalling the application.
Warning! Not all services can be stopped. Stopping services
may have undesirable consequences for the
application or Android System.
• Report: Report failure and other application information.
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2. Touch Use GPS satellites to enable the GPS satellite.
Note: Options vary by application.
Personal
This section of the Settings screen lets you manage the
personal settings for your device.
Location Services
You value your privacy. So, by default, your device only
acquires your location when you allow it. To use
Location-Based Services, you must first enable location
services on your device.
Use Wireless Networks
Before you use applications such as Google Maps and find
your location or search for places of interest, you must enable
the Use wireless networks option or enable the GPS satellites.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Location services.
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Apps ➔
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Location and Google search to use your location
data for improved Google Search results and other
Google services.
Lock Screen
Screen Lock
Choose settings for unlocking your screen. For more
information about using the lock and unlock features, see
“Securing Your Device” on page 14.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Lock screen.
2. Touch Screen lock for these settings:
• Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it.
• Face unlock: Look at your tablet to unlock it. Follow the
on-screen instructions to set up Face unlock.
2. Touch Use wireless networks to enable location
information using the wireless network.
Use GPS Satellites
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Location services.
Location and Google Search
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Location services.
Settings
• Pattern: A screen unlock pattern is a touch gesture you
create and use to unlock your device. Follow the prompts to
create or change your screen unlock pattern.
• P N: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the screen.
• Password: Create a password for unlocking the screen.
• None: No pattern, PIN, or password is required.
Note: Additional options are available only if you set Screen lock
to display the lock screen (any setting other than Swipe or
None).
With Swipe Lock
Display a lock screen that has to be swiped and then display a
lock screen on which the face unlock, pattern, PIN, or
password has to be entered.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Lock screen.
2. Touch the With swipe lock check box to activate or
deactivate the option.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Lock Screen Options
You can customize the Lock screen with the lock screen
options.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Lock screen.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Lock screen options and set the following options:
• Shortcuts: Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn this
option on or off. Touch Shortcuts to add up to four application
shortcuts to the lock screen.
• Information ticker: Set news or stock information ticker on the
lock screen. This option requires a Wi-Fi connection.
• Clock: Activate or deactivate the Lock screen clock. When
enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box.
• Weather: Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn this
option on or off, which causes weather information to be
displayed on the lock screen. This option requires a Wi-Fi
connection.
• Help text: Display help text on the lock screen.
Make Pattern Visible
When the Make pattern visible option is enabled, the device
displays a pattern as you draw it on the on-screen lock grid
that is used for unlocking.
■ From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Lock screen ➔ Make pattern visible.
Settings
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Lock Automatically
Use this option to set how quickly to lock the screen after the
screen automatically turns off.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Lock screen.
2. Touch Lock automatically and touch an option.
Lock Instantly With Power Key
Use this option to enable the lock screen when the power key
is pressed. If this option is not enabled, the screen turns off
and turns on when the power key is pressed.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Lock screen.
2. Touch Lock instantly with power key.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Owner Information
Use this option to enable or disable whether to show owner
information on the lock screen.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Lock screen.
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2. Touch Owner information and then touch Show owner info
on lock screen to enable or disable the option.
3. Touch the text field and use the keyboard to enter the
text to display on the lock screen.
Security
Encryption
Encrypt the contents of your tablet or SD card so a numeric
PIN or password is required to enable access:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Security.
2. Touch Encrypt device. For more information, read the
displayed help screen.
3. Touch Encrypt external SD card to enable the encryption
of SD card data that requires a password be entered
each time the microSD card is connected.
Tip: Make sure your battery is charged more than 80 percent or
the charger is connected. Encryption takes an hour or
more.
Find My Mobile
The Introduction to remote controls screen displays.
Use this option to allow your device to be locked and tracked,
and for your data to be deleted remotely. You must sign up for
both a Samsung account and a Google account to use
Remote controls.
3. Touch OK.
Sign In To Your Samsung Account
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Security.
4. Touch the OFF / ON icon
in the upper right
corner of the screen to turn Remote controls on or off.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Remote controls.
3. If you already have a Samsung account, enter your
Samsung account password, and touch Done.
To create a new account, touch Create new account.
For more information about Samsung accounts, see “Signing
In to your Samsung Account” on page 135.
Enable or Disable Remote Controls
Once you have signed in to your Samsung Account, you can
enable or disable Remote controls.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Security ➔ Remote controls.
2. Enter your Samsung account password in the pop-up
Enter password field and touch Done.
Touch Do not show for 90 days to temporarily disable
this screen.
The Remote controls screen displays.
5. Touch Use wireless networks to enable location
information using the wireless network.
SamsungDive Web Page
To launch the SamsungDive web page:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Security ➔ Find my mobile web page.
Settings
2. Touch the Help tab to display more information about
Remote Controls.
Passwords
When enabled, password characters display briefly as you
touch them while entering passwords.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Security.
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2. Touch Make passwords visible to enable or disable brief
displays of password characters.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Credential Storage
Device Administration
To add or remove device administrators:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Security.
Trusted Credentials
Settings
2. Touch Device administrators.
Enable or disable installation of applications from sites other
than Google Play.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Security.
An informational pop-up displays.
3. Read the message and touch OK to allow installation of
non-Google Play applications.
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If a certificate authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or
for some other reason you do not trust it, you can disable or
remove it.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Security.
2. Touch Trusted credentials.
The trusted credentials screen has two tabs:
• System: Displays CA certificates that are permanently
installed in the ROM of your device.
2. Touch Unknown sources.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
Warning! Enabling this option causes your tablet and personal
data to be more vulnerable to attack by applications
from unknown sources.
appears in the check
• User: Displays any CA certificates that you installed, for
example, in the process of installing a client certificate.
3. Touch a CA certificate to examine its details.
A scrolling screen displays the details.
4. Scroll to the bottom of the details screen and touch
Disable to disable a System certificate or Remove to
remove a User certificate.
Caution! When you disable a system CA certificate, the Disable
button changes to Enable, so you can enable the
certificate again, if necessary. When you remove a
user-installed CA certificate, it is permanently deleted
and must be re-installed, if needed.
appears in the check
Install from Device Storage
Install encrypted certificates from an installed memory card.
Note: You must have installed a memory card containing
encrypted certificates to use this feature.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Security.
Apps ➔
Clear stored credentials.
Note: This setting only appears if encrypted certificates are
installed.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Security.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Clear credentials to remove all certificates.
Language and Input
5. Touch OK to return to the certificate list.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
Clear Credentials
Settings
Language
Set the language used by your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Language and input ➔ Language.
Settings
2. Touch a language / locale from the list.
Keyboards and Input Methods
Set the keyboard used by your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Language and input.
Settings
2. Touch Install from device storage, then choose a
certificate and follow the prompts to install.
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2. Touch Default to view the default keyboard (Samsung
keyboard is the only selection available for this device).
3. Touch Google voice typing to automatically use Google
voice typing.
4. Touch
next to Google voice typing.
The following options are available:
• Choose input languages: Touch Automatic to use the local
language or select a language from the list.
• Block offensive words: Enable or disable blocking of
recognized offensive words from the results of your voiceinput Google searches.
When enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box.
• Download offline speech recognition: Enable voice input
while offline. Touch the All tab to download speech
recognition for other languages.
Configuring the Samsung Keyboard
To configure the Samsung keyboard:
■ Touch
next to Samsung keyboard to display the
following options:
• Input language: Used to set a default text entry language.
Touch this field, scroll through the options, and touch the
desired input language. When activated, a check appears in
the box.
• Predictive text: Enable or disable XT9 predictive text. When
enabled the system suggests words matching your text
entries, and, optionally, completes common words
automatically.
When XT9 is enabled, touch the Predictive text field to set the
following options:
– Word completion: Enable or disable automatic word
completion for words matching your text entries.
– Word completion point: Choose the number of letters for the
system to use to predict words for automatic completion.
– Spell correction: Enable or disable automatic spell checking
and correction.
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– Next word prediction: When enabled, the system predicts
the next word based on common usage patterns.
– Auto-append: When enabled, the most common predicted
word is automatically added to your text.
– Auto-substitution: When enabled, the system automatically
replaces words you enter with words from the XT9 autosubstitution list.
– Regional correction: When enabled, the system
automatically changes the spelling of words based on norms
for your locale.
– Recapture: When enabled, the system re-displays matching
words when you make corrections to a word inserted by the
system.
• Voice input: Enable or disable the Voice input feature. When
enabled, you can choose to enter text by speaking the words,
using Google’s networked speech recognition feature.
• Auto capitalization: Enable or disable auto-capitalization.
When enabled, the system automatically capitalizes words in
your text based on common usage, such as at the beginning
of sentences.
• Auto-punctuate: Enable or disable automatic insertion of a
“full stop” (period and space to end a sentence) by touching
the space bar twice.
• Character preview: Check to display an automatic preview of
the current character selection within the text string. This is
helpful when multiple characters are available within one key.
– My word list: Add words to your XT9 predictive text dictionary.
– Auto-substitution list: Manage the list of words the system
• Key-tap sound: Check to play a brief sound each time you
touch a key on the on-screen keyboard.
uses for auto-substitution (Auto-substitution setting must be
enabled).
• Tutorial: Displays help for using the Samsung keyboard and
XT9 predictive text.
• Continuous input: Enable or disable the Continuous input
feature. When enabled, you can enter text by sliding your
finger across the keyboard.
• Reset settings: Reset keyboard settings except XT9 my
words and auto-substitution.
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Speech
Set the speech settings for Voice search.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Language and input.
3. Touch
next to the preferred TTS engine and
configure the settings.
Settings
2. Touch Voice search to configure:
• Language: Choose a language for your voice input.
• Speech output: Always provides audible readout of text, or
only when using Hands-free functions.
• Block offensive words: Enable or disable blocking of
recognized offensive words from the results of your voiceinput Google searches.
• Download offline speech recognition: Enable voice input
while offline. Touch the All tab to download speech
recognition for other languages.
Voice output provides audible readout of text, for example, the
contents of email messages.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔Language and input.
2. Touch Text-to-speech output and select the preferred
TTS engine.
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4. Configure the following:
• Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text is spoken.
• Listen to an example: Play a sample of speech synthesis
(available if voice data is installed).
• Driving mode: New notifications are read aloud when
to enable, then
enabled. Touch the OFF / ON icon
touch Driving mode to display the Driving mode settings:
New emails, Schedule, and Unlock screen.
Mouse/trackpad
This option sets your Pointer speed.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Language and input.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Pointer speed then drag the slider to the right to
go faster or to the left to go slower.
3. Touch OK to save your setting.
Back Up and Reset
You can also back up your data to the Google server and
reset your device to its factory defaults.
Back Up My Data
Enable or disable backup of your information to Google servers.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Backup and reset.
2. Touch Back up my data to enable or disable back up of
application data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to
Google servers.
Backup Account
If you have enabled the Back up my data option, then the
Backup account option is available.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Back up and reset.
2. Touch Backup account and touch your Google Gmail
account or touch Add account to add another account to
be backed up to the Google server.
Automatic Restore
When enabled, backed-up settings and data are restored
when you reinstall an application.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Back up and reset.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Automatic restore to enable or disable automatic
restoration of settings from the Google server.
Factory Data Reset
Use Factory data reset to return your device to its factory
defaults. This setting erases all data from the device, including
Google or other email account settings, system and
application data and settings, and downloaded applications,
as well as your music, photos, videos, and other files. If you
reset the tablet in this way, the next time you turn on your
tablet you are prompted to reenter the same information as
when you first started Android.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Backup and reset.
2. Touch Factory data reset.
The Factory data reset screen displays reset
information.
3. Touch Reset device, then follow the prompts to perform
the reset.
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Accounts
Set up and manage accounts, including your Google
accounts, Samsung accounts, and email accounts.
Your device provides the ability to synchronize information
from a variety of accounts, including Email, Facebook,
Google, and your Samsung account. Depending on the
account, you can choose to synchronize your calendar,
contacts, and other types of content.
With synchronization, you can ensure that the information on
your device is updated with any information that changes in
your accounts.
Managing Accounts
To view the accounts you have added:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ (account).
Settings
The (account) is either Google, your Samsung account,
or some other account you have added, such as Email.
All of the accounts registered on your tablet are listed
under Accounts.
2. Touch Sync all to synchronize all accounts listed. Touch
Cancel sync to stop the synchronization.
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3. Touch an account to view the sync settings for that
account.
• Touch Sync now to synchronize all data for the selected
account.
– or –
Touch the account data to synchronize, such as Calendar or
Contacts.
• To remove the account, touch Remove account and then
touch Remove account at the prompt to remove the account
and delete all its messages, contacts, and other data.
4. For Google accounts, touch one of the items listed
under Privacy to view various settings for that item.
For Samsung accounts, touch Account settings to
manage Samsung account settings or Device backup to
set Samsung account back up and restore options.
For Email accounts, touch Settings to manage various
settings for that account.
Adding an Account
To add a new account:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Add account.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch one of the account types.
3. Use the keyboard and follow the prompts to enter your
credentials and set up the account.
Tip: For more information about the types of accounts that you
can add, see “Accounts” on page 40.
Signing In to your Samsung Account
Several applications and options require that you create and
sign in to a Samsung Account.
To sign in to your existing Samsung account or create a new
account:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Add account.
2. Touch
Samsung account.
The Samsung account sign in screen displays.
3. Touch variety of services to display information about
Samsung services that are available.
4. If you have no Samsung account:
• Touch Create new account.
• Touch a country or region in the list (for example, United
States).
The Samsung account Terms and conditions screen displays.
• Touch Privacy policy to display the Samsung Privacy Policy.
• Touch I accept all the terms above and then touch Agree to
Back to return to the Samsung
continue or touch
account screen.
– or –
If you do have a Samsung account, touch Sign in.
The Samsung account screen displays.
5. Use the keyboard to enter the required information and
touch Sign up or Sign in.
Tip: The password is for your Samsung account, not the
password you use for the email address you are entering.
Plus, you can use only letters, numbers, !, @, $, %, &, ^,
and * for your Samsung account password.
The Settings screen displays with Samsung account
listed under Accounts.
The Country or region list displays.
Settings
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System
Accessibility
Accessory
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessory.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Dock sound.
The tablet plays sounds when inserting and removing
the device from the dock when enabled.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Date and Time
To adjust the date and time settings:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Date and time.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Configure the following settings:
• Set date: Enter the current date.
• Set time: Enter the current time.
• Select time zone: Choose your local time zone.
• Use 24-hour format: Set the format for time displays.
• Select date format: Set the format for date displays.
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Accessibility services are special features to make using the
device easier for those with certain physical disabilities. Use
the Accessibility settings to activate these services.
Note: You can download accessibility applications from Google
Play and manage their use here.
System
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Configure the following settings:
• Auto-rotate screen: When this option is checked, the screen
orientation changes when you rotate the device. When this
option is not checked, the screen orientation locks in the
current orientation (landscape or portrait) and the orientation
does not change when you rotate the device.
Tip: Touch and swipe downward from the top of the screen to
display the Quick Settings pop-up. Touch Screen rotation to
enable or disable the auto-rotate feature. For more
information, refer to “Quick Settings” on page 26.
• Screen timeout: Select the amount of time the screen delays
shutting off after inactivity.
• Lock automatically: Lock the screen after it automatically
turns off.
Note: The Lock automatically option only appears depending
on the Screen lock setting. For more information, refer to
“Screen Lock” on page 124.
• Speak passwords: Speaks passwords to enter them.
• Accessibility shortcut: Add a shortcut to Accessibility settings
that displays when you press and hold the Power key.
Services
Enable or disable accessibility services.
Note: You must activate Accessibility before enabling services.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch TalkBack to activate TalkBack.
Note: TalkBack, when installed and enabled, speaks feedback
to help blind and low-vision users.
3. Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn TalkBack on.
4. Touch Settings to configure TalkBack.
Vision
To set the font size:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Font size.
3. Touch a font size setting, such as Normal.
To set voice output settings:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Text-to-speech output and select the preferred
TTS engine. For more information, refer to “Speech” on
page 132.
To install accessibility scripts:
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1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Enhance web accessibility.
3. Touch Allow to allow applications to install scripts from
Google that make their Web content more accessible.
Hearing
2. Touch Mono audio.
appears in the check
To turn off all sounds including receiver voice:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Accessibility.
Settings
2. Touch Turn off all sounds.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
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This option allows you to set the Tap and hold delay time.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Accessibility.
2. Touch Tap and hold delay, and then touch a delay time.
Developer Options
When Mono audio is enabled, you can listen through one
earphone to monophonic sound.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Accessibility.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
Mobility
appears in the check
Set options for application development.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Developer options.
Settings
at the top of the
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
screen to activate developer options.
Caution! These settings are intended for development use only.
They can cause errors to occur on your device and
with the applications on your device.
The following options are available:
• Desktop backup password: Protect the desktop with a
backup password ID.
• Stay awake: The display screen does not go into sleep mode
while charging.
• Protect SD card: Requires apps to ask your permission
before accessing data on your SD card.
• Transition animation scale: Configure the scale for
transitioning when using animation (ranges from off to 10x).
• USB debugging: When enabled, allows debugging when the
device is attached to a PC by a USB cable.
• Animator duration scale: Configure the scale for duration
when using animation (ranges from off to 10x).
• Allow Mock Locations: Used by developers when developing
location-based applications.
• Disable hardware overlays: Assigns the work of rendering to
the GPU.
• Select debug app: Allows developers to select a specific
debug application.
• Force GPU rendering: Allows the use of 2D hardware
accelerations in applications.
• Wait for debugger: Specified apps must have debugger
attached before executing.
• Strict mode: Makes the screen flash when applications
perform long operations on the main thread.
• Show touches: Displays touch interactions on the screen.
• Show CPU usage: Screen highlights the current CPU usage.
• Show pointer location: Highlights the data that was touched
on the screen.
• Profile GPU rendering: Measure rendering time in adb shell
dumpsys gfxinfo.
• Show layout boundaries: Displays clip bounds, margins, and
so on.
• Enable traces: Enables/disables on-screen tracing based on
an available parameter.
• Show GPU view updates: Flashes views inside windows
when drawn with GPU.
• Do not keep activities: Destroys every activity as soon as the
application is closed.
• Show screen updates: Areas of the screen flash when they
update.
• Limit background processes: Sets the number of processes
that can run in the background.
• Window animation scale: Configure the scale for animation
(ranges from off to 10x).
• Show all ANRs: Displays a prompt when applications running
in the background are not responding.
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About Device
View information about your device, including status, legal
information, hardware and software versions, and battery use.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ About device.
2. Touch items to view details:
• Software update: Connect to the network and download new
software. For more information, refer to “Software Update”
on page 140.
• Status: View Battery status, Battery level, IP address, Wi-Fi
MAC address, Bluetooth address, Serial number, Up time,
and Device status.
• Legal information: Display Open source licenses, Google
legal, and License settings information.
Tip: To find your device’s DivX® registration code and
information about registering your device to play DivX
protected video, touch License settings ➔ DivX® VOD.
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• Model number: Display your device’s model number.
• Android version: Display the firmware version of your device.
• Kernel version: Display the kernel version of your device.
• Build number: Display your device’s build number.
Software Update
The Software Update feature enables you to use your device
to connect to the network and download any new software
directly to your device. The device automatically updates with
the latest available software when you access this option.
Software Update Options
To register your device and check for a software update:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ About device ➔ Software update.
2. Touch Update.
3. Touch your country, if the correct country is not
selected, and touch OK.
4. Touch Terms and conditions and Privacy policy, read the
information, touch I accept all the term above, and touch
Confirm.
Your device is connected to the server and a search is
performed for a software update.
5. Touch Auto update to check for updates automatically.
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Index
A
Accounts
setting up 40
Adobe PDF 107
Alarm
Turning Off 95
AllShare Play
configuring 95
App Shortcuts 32
Application Bar 25
Application Manager settings
downloaded apps 122
running services 123
Applications 35
downloading new 106
Applications settings
USB debugging 139
B
Back button 24
Battery
charging 6
indicator 6
142
installing and removing 6
Bluetooth
pairing with a device 88
settings 114
turning on or off 87
Browser
Quick Controls 57
C
Camcorder
recording video 73
settings 74
Camera
settings 70
taking photos 70
Contacts
creating 41
display options 43
exporting and importing 44
groups 45
joining 43
linking 43
namecards 44
separating joined 44
setting a photo as contact icon 80
starred contacts 46
updating 42
D
Developer Options
allow mock locations 139
Display settings
brightness 119
font style and size 120
wallpaper 119
DivX®
registration code 140
Downloads
managing 89
Dropbox
Desktop Application Download
101
E
Email
Combined view 50
composing and sending 51
configuring accounts 49
Entering Text
Samsung keyboard 37
F
Firmware Update 90
Flight mode 116
G
Gallery 77
sharing photos and video 81
viewing photos and video 78
Gmail
composing and sending 49
refreshing your account 49, 50
setting up your account 48
Google
Gmail 48
Latitude 59
Local 58
Maps 58
Navigation 60
Play Store 106
Search 54
your account 9, 10
YouTube 61, 111
Google Messenger 53
Google Play 106
Google Search 102
Google+ 55
GPS Applications 93
Groups
creating 45
H
Home button 24
Home screen 21
adding widgets 31
folders 32
primary shortcuts 30
wallpaper 33
I
Infrared Blaster 19
Internet 55
K
Kies 90
via Wi-Fi 118
L
Language and keyboard settings
select language 129
Latitude 59
Local 58
Location Services Settings 124
Locking and Unlocking
unlocking the keypad 14
M
Maps 58, 103
Memory Card
formatting 91
installing 13
removing 13
Menu
context-sensitive 25
Messages
email 49
Gmail 48
types 48
Messenger 53
Mini App Tray 22, 24, 34
Music
creating a playlist 63
Music Player 62
Music Player 62
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N
Namecards
sending 44
Navigation 24
command keys 30
Primary Shortcuts 30
screen 25
Navigation button 24
Nearby Devices
settings 117
status 29
Notification Panel 26
Notifications 26
P
Pairing with Bluetooth 88
Photo ID
setting 80
Photos
Gallery 77
sharing 81
taking 70
Play Store 106
Playlists
creating 63
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Polaris Office 107
Powering On and Off 8
Predictive Text 130
Privacy settings
factory data reset 133
Q
Quick Controls 57
R
Remote
Smart 109
Reset
factory data 133
S
Samsung Account
signing in 135
Samsung keyboard
configuring 37
entering text 37
Samsung Kies 90
Screen settings
timeout 120
Securing your device
locking and unlocking 14
Security
locking and unlocking 14
locking your device 14
Security settings
device administration 128
passwords 127
trusted credentials 128
Settings 112
developer options 138
Location Services 124
Shortcuts 32
Smart Remote 109
Set up 109
Snooze 95
Software Update 140
Sound settings
notifications 119
volume 118
Status Bar 30
T
Text
entering 36
Turning Your Device On and Off 8
U
Updating Applications 93
USB connections
as a mass storage device 92
USB settings
as a mass storage device 92
mass storage device 92
Windows Media Player 91
V
Videos
Gallery 77
recording 73
sharing 81
Voice Search 54, 110
Volume Key 19
VPN 116
turning on or off 85, 112
WiFi (see Wi-Fi) 85
Wi-Fi Direct 29, 86
Windows Media Player
synchronizing with 91
Wireless Networking
Bluetooth 87
Wi-Fi 85
World Clock 110
X
XT9 Predictive Text 130
YouTube 61, 111
Y
W
Widgets 31
Wi-Fi
adding a connection manually 86
Direct settings 114
scanning and connecting 86
settings 112
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