Samsung | GT-N5110 | Samsung GT-N5110 User manual

Samsung GT-N5110 User manual
W I - F I
T A B L E T
User Manual
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(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 .............................1
Understanding This User Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Turning Your Device On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Setting Up Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Creating a New Google Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Creating a Samsung Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Retrieving Your Google Account Password . . . . . 6
Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Locking and Unlocking the Touch Screen . . . . . . 7
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Section 2: Understanding Your Device .......8
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Home Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Navigating Your Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
S Pen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Notifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Status Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Quick Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Status Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Primary Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Widgets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
App Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wallpapers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Multi Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Apps Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Memory Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 3: Contacts and Accounts ............ 31
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Favourites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 4: Entering Text ............................. 39
Text Input Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Using the Samsung Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Using the Handwriting Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
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Using Google Voice Typing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Section 5: Messaging .................................. 45
Types of Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Google Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Messenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
ChatON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 6: Music .......................................... 57
Listening to Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Google Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Music Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Section 7: Photos and Video ...................... 63
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Video Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Section 8: Connections .............................. 77
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Wi-Fi Direct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
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Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
Managing Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Kies Via Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Synchronizing with Windows Media Player . . . .85
Connecting as a Mass Storage Device . . . . . . .86
Section 9: Applications ...............................87
Updating Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
GPS Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88
aNote HD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91
Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93
ChatON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94
Chrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94
Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94
Downloads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94
Dropbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Flipboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Game Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Gmail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Google Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Google Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Google+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Group Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Learning Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Local . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Messenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Music Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
My Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Navigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Paper Artist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Play Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Play Magazines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Play Movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Play Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Play Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Polaris Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Readers Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
S Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
S Voice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Samsung Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Samsung Link . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Smart Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Video Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Voice Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
World Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
YouTube . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 10: Settings .................................. 111
Accessing Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wi-Fi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Data Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
More Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Home screen mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Power Saving Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Application Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Location Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Lock Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Language and Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cloud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Back Up and Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Motion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
S Pen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Accessory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Date and Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Accessibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Developer Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Section 11: Health and Safety .................. 144
Getting the Most Out of Your Reception . . . . . 144
Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to Your Phone
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Caring for the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
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Acknowledging Special Precautions and Industry
Canada Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .147
Owner’s Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
Index ............................................................150
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 150.
Also included is important safety information, beginning on
page 144, that you should know before using your device.
This manual gives navigation instructions according to the
default display settings. If you select other settings, navigation
steps may be different.
Unless otherwise specified, all instructions in this manual
assume that you are starting from a Home screen. To get to a
Home screen, you may need to unlock the device. For more
information, refer to “Locking and Unlocking the Touch
Screen” on page 7.
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.
2
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 141.
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.
2. Insert the USB cable into the device’s Charger/
Accessory Port.
1. Insert the USB cable into the Charging Head.
Correct
Correct
3. Plug the Charging Head into a standard AC power
outlet.
Incorrect
Incorrect
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.
Getting Started
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4. When charging is complete, unplug the Charging Head
from the power outlet and remove the USB cable from
the device.
Turning Your Device On and Off
Turning Your Device On
Press and hold the Power/Lock Key
.
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 87.
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Setting Up Your Device
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.
1. When you first turn on your tablet, the Welcome! screen
displays.
2. The default language for your tablet is English. If you
would like to select French, tap the drop-down box then
tap Français.
3. If you are visually impaired or hard of hearing, tap
Accessibility to change the accessibility settings.
4. Tap Next.
5. Read and follow the instructions on each screen to set
up your tablet.
Turning Your Device Off
1. Press and hold the Power/Lock Key
2. At the prompt, touch Power off ➔ OK.
.
Creating a New Google Account
In order to utilize your device to the fullest extent, you will
need to create a Google™ Account when you first use your
device. With a Google Account, Google applications will
always be in sync between your tablet and computer.
If you did not create a new account during the setup
procedure when you first turned your tablet on, follow these
steps:
1. From the Home screen, tap
➔ Settings
➔
Add account ➔ Google.
The Add a Google Account screen displays.
2. Tap New to create a new Google account.
– or –
If you already have a Google account, tap Existing to
sign in and add the account to your tablet.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to add a Google
Account.
Creating a Samsung Account
An active Samsung account is required to begin accessing
applications such as ChatON and Samsung Hub. If you did
not create a Samsung account when you first set up your
tablet, follow these steps:
1. From the home screen, tap
➔ Settings
➔
Add account.
2. Tap
Samsung account.
3. Tap Create new account.
4. Select your Country or region.
5. Tap Terms and conditions to read them and tap
6. Tap Privacy policy to read it and tap
.
.
7. Tap the I accept all the terms above checkbox.
8. Tap Agree.
9. Enter the required information and tap Sign up.
You Samsung account is created.
Note: Once you have created a Google account, you only need
to sign in.
Getting Started
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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.
3. Replace the Memory Card Slot cover.
Incorrect
Correct
2. Once the URL loads, click on the Can’t access your
account? link and follow the on-screen instructions.
Memory Card
Your device supports removable microSD, microSDHC or
microSDXC memory cards with maximum capacities of 64 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, pushing gently until it clicks
into place.
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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
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.
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 30.
Locking and Unlocking the Touch
Screen
1. Press
to lock the touch screen.
2. Press
again to display the lock screen then
swipe your finger across the screen to unlock.
Note: Swipe is the default screen locking method. To change
your screen lock, see “Screen Lock” on page 124.
Tip: From the Lock screen, touch and swipe one of the app
shortcut icons to launch that application.
Troubleshooting
If your device has fatal errors, hangs up, or freezes, you may
need to reset the device to regain functionality.
• If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the
Power/Lock Key
for 8 to 10 seconds.
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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
• 8.0-inch WXGA (1280x800) TFT (PLS) LCD touch screen
• Android Version 4.1.2
• 4G Network with 1.6 GHz quad-core processor
• Full HTML Web Browser
• Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless technology. For more information, refer to
“Bluetooth” on page 113.
• Built-in Wi-Fi technology (802.11 a/b/g/n)
• 5 Megapixel camera and camcorder, plus 1.3 Megapixel forwardfacing camera for video chat
• Full integration of Google applications (Gmail, YouTube,
Google Maps, and Voice Search)
• Photo Gallery that supports GIF, AGIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, WBMP,
and WEBP formats
• HD Video Player (1080p)
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• DivX Certified® to play DivX® video up to HD 720p, including
premium content
• Supports HDMI/MHL connections to connect electronic devices to
high-definition televisions (HDTVs) and displays.
• Music player that supports MP3, AAC/AAC+/EAAC+, WMA,
OGG (vorbis), FLAC, AC-3
• 2 GB RAM memory and 16GB on-board memory, which is used for
data storage and access
• Support for microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC Memory Cards
• S Pen for writing and playing games
• Preloaded applications such as Google Play Books, Google Play
Store and Polaris Office. For more information, refer to “More
Application Information” on page 29.
Front View
The following items can be found on the front of your device
as illustrated.
1. External Speakers: Used in music or video playback,
notification tones, and for other sounds.
2. Light Sensor: Used to control screen brightness
automatically and when taking photos with the
front-facing Camera.
3. Front-facing Camera Lens: Used when taking photos or
recording videos.
4. Display Screen: The orientation of the display screen
rotates with the tablet as you turn it. You can turn this
feature on and off. For more information, refer to
“System Accessibility” on page 137.
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Back View
1. 3.5mm Headset Jack: Plug in for headphones.
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.
4. Infrared Blaster: Used to emit infrared signals used for
controlling external devices. For more information, refer
to “Smart Remote” on page 108.
5. S Pen: A built-in stylus that allows you to perform various
functions. For more information, refer to “S Pen” on
page 14.
6. Charger/Accessory Port: Plug in a USB cable for
charging or to sync music and files.
7. Memory Card Slot: Install a memory card for storage of
files.
8. Camera Lens: Used when taking photos or recording
videos.
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Home Screen
The Home screen is the starting point for using your device.
1. Widgets: Applications that run on the Home screen.
Some widgets are found on the Home screen by default.
For more information, refer to “Widgets” on page 22.
Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this user manual
start with the device unlocked, at the Home screen.
2. Google Quick Search bar: a shortcut to Google Search
that allows you to search for items on the internet.
3. Home screen: The starting point for using your device.
Place shortcuts, widgets, and other items to customize
your device to your needs.
4. App Shortcuts: Shortcuts to common applications. For
more information, refer to “App Shortcuts” on page 22.
5. Primary Shortcuts: Shortcuts to common features.
These shortcuts are found on the Home screen by
default. For more information, refer to “Primary
Shortcuts” on page 22.
6. Apps: Display the Apps screen.
7. Current screen indicator: Indicates which Home screen
is being displayed. For more information, refer to
“Extended Home Screen” on page 12.
8. Time: Displays the current time.
9. Status Icons: Indicate the status of your tablet. For more
information, refer to “Status Bar” on page 21.
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Extended Home Screen
The Home screen consists of the Home panel, plus four
panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more
space for adding shortcuts and widgets.
Slide your finger horizontally across the screen to scroll to the
left or right side panels. As you scroll, the indicator at the top
of the display shows your current position.
Note: The center panel displays when you touch
Home.
Customizing the Home Screens
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.
– or –
Use the S Pen to 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 24.
4. Under Add to Home screen touch:
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• 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 23.
• 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
Your device comes with five Home screen panels. You can
customize the Home screen by removing or adding panels.
Note: The panel in the center position displays when you touch
Home.
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.
Default Home Page: Touch the Home icon at the
upper right corner of a panel to set it as the default
home screen.
3. To rearrange the order of panels, touch and drag a
panel to a new location.
4. Touch
Back to return to the Home screen
Navigating Your Device
Use command buttons and the touch screen to navigate.
Command Buttons
Back
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.
It will turn red.
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.
Touch
Back to return to the previous screen, option, or
step.
• 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.
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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
For example:
• Pinch a photo in Gallery to zoom in.
• Pinch a webpage to zoom in or out.
S Pen
The S Pen is a stylus that assists you in performing different
functions. By using the Pen button, you can minimize having
to switch between touch and pen input.
Activate on-screen items. For example:
• Touch and hold a widget on the home screen to move it.
• Touch and hold on a field to display a pop-up menu of options.
Swipe, Flick, or Slide
Swipe, flick, or slide your finger vertically or horizontally across
the screen. For example:
• Unlocking the screen.
• Scrolling the Home screens or a menu.
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.
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1
2
1. Pen button: by pressing the Pen button, you can add
functionality to the S Pen. For more information, refer to
“Using the S Pen” on page 16.
2. Stylus tip: the tip of the S Pen is used for tapping the
screen.
S Pen Settings
There are several settings available that control the behavior
of the S Pen. For example, you can choose a sound that will
play when you remove the S Pen from or return it to the slot in
your device.
Instead of the default menu of shortcuts that displays when
you remove the S Pen from your device, you can change the
setting so that the S Note, Calendar, or Polaris Office app
launches.
Removing the S Pen From Your Device
The S Pen is conveniently stored in your device to make it
easy to find.
To remove the S Pen, follow these steps:
1. Locate the S
Pen at the lower
right corner of
the device.Use
Also, there is a setting to display a hovering pen icon on the
screen when the pen tip is near the screen.
your fingernail or
Plus, there is a setting that helps to conserve battery power by
causing your tablet not to try to detect the S Pen when it is in
its slot in your tablet.
pull the end of
For more information, refer to “S Pen” on page 135.
a sharp object to
the S Pen out of
the device.(1)
2. Pull the S Pen
out of the device
(2).
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Using the S Pen
There are several different functions you can perform by using
the S Pen.
S Pen Screen Operations
To open the Popup Note Mini App:
Hold the S Pen button and double-tap the screen.
The S Pen can be used for various screen operations.
• Touch a command button, such as
Back, or icons, such as
Apps or
Email, with the S Pen instead of your finger.
The result is the same.
• To sweep to the next screen, touch and drag the screen to the left
or right.
Launch Popup Note Mini App
To take quick notes or jot down ideas, you can launch the
Popup Note Mini App from the default menu of shortcuts that
displays when you remove the S Pen from your device. You
can also launch the Popup Note Mini App from any screen
with the S Pen.
Tip: Touch
to launch the S Note app. For information on
using your S Pen with the S Note app, see “S Note” on
page 104.
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S Pen Screen Capture
To capture a screen image, hold the S Pen button and press
and hold the S Pen anywhere on the screen. Files are saved
in the Screenshots folder.
Status Details
To display the current date and time, battery status, and Wi-Fi
connectivity status, open Status Details.
1. Tap and swipe down the top of the screen to see the
Quick Settings, Recommended shortcuts using your S
Pen and any notifications.
Note: Recommended shortcuts for your S Pen are only
displayed when the S Pen is removed from your tablet.
2. Touch a notification summary to respond to it.
Home or
Back or use the S Pen and
3. Press
swipe upwards to close the Status Details screen.
Quick Settings
Notifications
When you receive a notification, the Notification icon displays
in the System Bar, to the left of the time. Notifications indicate
the arrival of Gmail, Email, alarms, and more.
To view and control the most common settings for your tablet,
as well as accessing the complete Settings application, and
viewing your notifications, open the Quick Settings panel.
1. Tap and swipe down the top of the screen to see the
Quick Settings.
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The Quick Settings pop-up displays.
• GPS: Touch to enable or disable Standalone GPS services.
For more information, refer to “Use GPS Satellites” on
page 123.
• Reading mode: Touch this to optimize the screen for
reading.
• Sound / Vibrate / Mute: Touch to enable or disable sound
mode.
• Screen rotation: When On the screen rotates automatically
from landscape to portrait and vice versa. When Off the
screen is fixed in the current mode, either portrait or
landscape. For more information, refer to “System
Accessibility” on page 137.
• Bluetooth: Touch to enable or disable Bluetooth. For more
information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 82.
Note: Recommended shortcuts (S Pen) is also displayed when
the S Pen is removed from your tablet.
2. The Quick Settings are:
• Wi-Fi: Touch to enable or disable Wi-Fi. For more information,
refer to “Wi-Fi” on page 79.
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Sweep the pop-up to the left to see additional settings.
• Blocking mode: When enabled, notifications for selected
features will be disabled.
• Sync: Synchronizes your device with the network.
Synchronizes contacts, email, time, and a variety of accounts.
• Multi window: When enabled, multiple screens may display
at one time.
3. 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.
4. Touch
Settings to open the Settings application. For
more information, refer to “Settings” on page 111.
5. 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 17.
6. Press
or
or use the S Pen and swipe up to
close the Status Details screen.
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 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. Touch the Music icon or
touch the Status Details to see the song title and music
player controls. For more information, refer to “Music
Player” on page 58.
Music App: A song is playing in the Music app. Touch the
Music icon or touch the Status Details to see the song
title and music player controls. For more information,
refer to “Google Play Music” on page 57.
Wi-Fi networks available: An open Wi-Fi network is in
range.
GPS Active: Displays when GPS is active.
Download: An application or file is being downloaded or
has been downloaded to the device.
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Software update: There may be a software update
available for this device. For more information, refer to
“Software Update” on page 142.
Event: This is a notification for one or more events. For
more information, refer to “Creating an Event or Task”
on page 92.
Updates Available: Updates to the applications you
have downloaded are available.
Navigation Active: The Navigation App is active. For
more information, refer to “Navigation” on page 101.
Set up input methods: When the keyboard is being
displayed, touch this icon to display a menu of quick
keyboard settings.
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 80.
Screenshot Captured: A screenshot has been captured.
For more information, refer to “S Pen Screen Capture”
on page 17.
Nearby Devices: The Nearby devices setting is enabled.
For more information, refer to “Nearby Devices” on
page 116.
Blocking Mode: Notifications for selected features are
disabled. For more information, refer to “Blocking
Mode” 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.
Flight Mode: Indicates that the Flight Mode is active,
which allows you to use many of your device’s features,
but it cannot access online information or applications.
Battery Level: Shown fully charged.
Bluetooth Active: Bluetooth is turned on. For more
information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 82.
Charging Indicator: Battery is charging.
Bluetooth Connected: Your device is connected to a
Bluetooth device.
Device Power Critical: Battery has only three percent
power remaining. At about 15 percent power remaining,
a pop-up is displayed to remind you to charge
immediately.
Wi-Fi Active: Wi-Fi is connected, active, and
communicating with a Wireless Access Point (WAP).
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.
Alarm Set: Displays when you set an alarm to ring at a
specified time. For more information, refer to “Alarm” on
page 88.
Smart stay: Set the screen to stay on as long as you look
at it. For more information, refer to “Display” on
page 119.
Battery Fully Charged: When the battery is fully charged,
this indicator is displayed.
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Primary Shortcuts
Primary Shortcuts display at the bottom of the main Home
screen.
Tip: The default for the main Home screen is the center Home
screen.
The default Primary Shortcuts are: Contacts, Messaging,
Calendar, Internet and Apps.
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.
Adding Widgets to a Home screen
1. Navigate to the Home screen on which you want to
place the Widget and touch
Apps.
2. Touch the Widgets tab.
Note: Swipe across the screen horizontally to view all Widgets.
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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 be added
to the Home screen.
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.
For more information, refer to “Apps Screen” on
page 29.
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.
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Removing a Folder
Touch and hold the folder until the
Remove icon
displays, then drag the folder to the Remove icon.
Note: Any App shortcuts in the folder are also removed.
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:
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• 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.
• 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.
Using the Multi Window
This feature allows you to run multiple applications on the
current screen at the same time.
Note: Only applications found within the Multi window panel can
be active atop another current application on the screen.
When launching applications that contain multimedia files
(music/video), audio from both files will be played
simultaneously.
Turn on Multi window
The Multi window function is turned off by default. To turn it
on, from teh Home screen tap From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings ➔ Display ➔ Multi window.
Activating and Deactivating Multi window
To activate Multi window:
1. Press and hold the Back key (
). The Multi window
tab appears (by default) on the left side of the screen.
2. Tap the tab
to open the application panel showing all
the available Multi window apps.
To deactivate Multi window:
Press and hold the Back key (
the Multi window tab from view.
). This action hides
Repositioning the Multi Window
The Multi window contains two components: tab and apps
panel. The tab can be manually moved across the screen. The
apps panel (containing the scrollable apps) can be relocated
to lock onto the different sides of the screen
(top/bottom/left/right).
To move the tab:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. In a single motion, touch and hold the tab
for
approximately one second, then slowly drag it to its new
location along the current screen edge.
Note: Initially open activation, the entire apps panel is briefly
displayed, then minimized to only show the tab.
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Note: This is a quick way to get the tab out of the way if you
can’t get to a button or option behind it.
Note: Notice that when the apps are visible, the tab turns a dark
grey. Its only in this state that the entire panel can be
relocated.
3. In a single motion, touch and hold the tab for
approximately one-second to detach it from the
screen (1), then slowly drag it to its new location along
any other available screen edge (2). You can move it to
the top, bottom, or either side.
To relocate the Multi window apps panel:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. Tap the tab to display the apps panel (containing the
scrollable apps).
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Customizing the Multi Window apps
The applications found within the apps panel of the Multi
window can be organized by either being rearranged or
removed.
To rearrange the Multi window applications:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. Tap the tab to display the apps panel (containing the
scrollable apps).
3. In a single motion, touch and hold a desired app until it
detaches from the panel, then carefully drag it to a new
location in the list of apps. Lift your finger or stylus off
the screen to let go of the app and drop it into its new
location.
To remove a Multi window application:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. Tap the tab to display the apps panel (containing the
scrollable apps).
3. Tap the Edit button (located at the bottom of the list) to
reveal a staging area that can house any removed
applications from the Multi window panel.
4. Tap Done once you have completed the removal
process.
To restore a Multi window application:
1. Activate the Multi window feature.
2. Tap the tab to display the apps panel (containing the
scrollable apps).
3. Tap the Edit button (located at the bottom of the list) to
reveal the staging area containing any previously
removed apps.
4. Locate the desired application.
5. In a single motion, touch and hold a desired app until it
detaches from the staging area, then carefully drag it to
a new location in the current list of apps.
Using Multi Window to run multiple apps on the
same screen
Any of the apps found within the Multi window panel can be
run at the same time as a current on-screen app.
Once multiple apps are running on the same screen, you can
then choose to either swap their positions or maximize a
desired app.
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Note: Only applications found within the Multi-window panel
can be active atop another current application on the
screen.
When launching applications that contain multimedia files
(music/video), audio from both files will be played
simultaneously.
In this example we will be launching both the Internet and
Maps applications.
1. Launch an application such as Maps.
• From the Home screen, tap Internet
.
2. Activate the Multi window feature.
3. Tap the tab to display the apps panel.
4. Touch and hold the desired app, such as Maps, until it
detaches from the panel.
5. In a single motion, drag it over the current app and drop
the new Multi window app over either the top or bottom
area of the current on-screen app.
Note: Once two applications are running, the device displays a
split screen view containing both the initial app and the
new Multi window app. Each application is still
independent of the other.
To switch the arrangement of
the applications:
1. With the two
applications shown in
a split screen, tap the
Border bar to show the
on-screen icons.
App #1
Maximize Close
2. Tap the desired
application area (top or
bottom).
3. Locate and tap
(Switch app location).
The current apps are
switched.
App #2 Border Switch
bar Positions
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To increase the size of a desired application window:
1. With the two applications shown in a split screen, locate
the Border bar indicating the edge of the app window.
2. In a single motion, touch and hold the Border bar then
drag it to resize the desired window.
To split the current applications:
1. With the two applications shown in a split screen, tap
the Border bar to show the on-screen icons.
2. Tap the desired application area (top or bottom).
3. Locate and tap
(Maximize the app). The current
apps are the both maximized.
To exit the Multi window app, tap
.
Apps Screen
The Apps screen displays all applications installed on your
wireless device. Applications that you download and install
from Google Play or from the web are also added to a Home
screen.
The Apps icons are arranged in a Alphabetical grid. To
arrange the Apps icons in any order you choose, follow these
steps:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps.
2. Touch
Menu ➔ View type.
3. Touch Customizable grid.
4. Touch
Menu ➔ Edit.
5. Touch and hold an icon and drag it to a new position.
6. Touch Save to save the changes.
You can place shortcuts to applications on the Home screen
for quick access to the application. For more information, refer
to “App Shortcuts” on page 22.
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” on page 87.
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In the Applications 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.
Memory Card
Your device supports removable microSD, microSDHC and
microSDXC 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 6.
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.
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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.
Section 3: Contacts and Accounts
This section explains how to manage contacts and accounts.
Accounts
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.
• ChatON: Add your ChatON account. For more information, refer to
“ChatON” on page 55.
• Dropbox: Add your Fropbox account. For more information, refer to
“Dropbox” on page 95.
• Email: Add an Email account to sync Contacts. For more
information, refer to “Email” on page 48.
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.
• 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 45.
• LDAP: Add an LDAP account to find entries in an LDAP directory
server.
• Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync: Add your Exchange account to
sync Contacts, Calendar, and Email.
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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
Apps
The Save contact to pop-up displays.
2. Touch Device, SIM, or an account that you have already
set up.
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.
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• 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.
Creating Contacts
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts ➔
.
• Other fields have to be input. Touch the field and use the
on-screen keyboard to input information.
5. Touch Done to remove the keyboard.
6. When you finish entering information, touch
– or –
Touch
Save.
Cancel to cancel and discard changes.
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
Edit.
4. Continue entering contact information. For more
information, refer to “Creating Contacts” on page 32.
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
Edit.
3. Touch the Contact photo, then touch Remove, Image,
Take picture, S Note, Pictures by people.
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, Favourites, or Contacts, above the
Contacts List, to view contacts various ways:
• Groups: Displays the possible Groups, such as Co-workers,
Family, Friends, or groups you have created. 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 35.
• Favourites: Show only your favourite, or starred, contacts.
For more information, refer to “Favourites” on page 37.
• Contacts: Show all your contacts. Touch the Search field and
enter a keyword to list contacts that contain that keyword.
3. From the Groups, Favourites, 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.
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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
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
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. Touch Groups then touch
.
3. Touch the Group name field and use the keyboard to
enter a new Group name.
Done next to
4. Touch the Add member and place a
the contacts to be assigned to this group.
5. Touch
Save 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 33.
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Renaming a Group
To rename a group that you created:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
4. Touch Select all or the name of each group to delete.
Apps
Adding Group Members
2. Touch Groups and then touch the group you want to
rename.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Edit.
4. Touch the Group name field and use the keyboard to
enter a new Group name.
5. Touch
to save the new group name.
Apps
2. Touch Groups and then touch any group you want to
delete.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Delete groups.
The groups that can be deleted display.
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To add a contact to a group, just Edit a contact’s Group field.
For more information, refer to “Updating Contacts” on
page 32.
To add multiple contacts to a group:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
2. Touch Groups and then touch the group to which you
want to add members.
Deleting Groups
To delete a group that you created:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
5. Touch
Delete to delete the groups. Choose from
Group only or Group and group members.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Add member.
The contacts that can be added display.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to add.
5. Touch
Done to add the contacts to the group.
Removing Group Members
To remove contacts from a group:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
3. Touch the
turns gold
Apps
2. Touch Groups and then touch the group from which you
want to remove members.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Remove member.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to remove.
5. Touch
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
favourites.
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 favourites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Apps
2. Touch Favourites above the Contacts List.
Only your starred contacts display.
Removing Favourites
gold star to identify them as
Adding Favourites
To add a contact to the Favourites list:
Apps
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch a contact to display it.
To remove one or more contacts from your favorites list:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Contacts.
2. Touch Favoruites above the Contacts List.
3. Touch
Menu ➔ Remove from favourites.
4. Touch Select all or the name of each contact to remove.
5. Touch
Done to remove the contacts.
To remove one contact from your favourites list:
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1. From a Home screen, touch
Contacts.
➔
Apps
2. Touch a contact to display it.
3. Touch the
turns gray
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Star next to the contact’s name so that it
to remove it from the Favourites list.
Section 4: Entering Text
This section describes how to select the desired text input
method when entering characters into your tablet. This section
also describes the predictive text entry system that reduces
the amount of key strokes associated with entering text.
Your tablet comes equipped with an orientation detector that
can tell if the tablet is being held in an upright (Portrait) or
sideways (Landscape) orientation. This is useful when
entering text.
Text Input Methods
There are three text input methods available:
• Google Voice typing: allows you to enter text by speaking.
• Samsung keyboard (default): Samsung’s on-screen QWERTY
keypad that can be used in portrait or landscape orientation.
You can set a default text entry method in Settings. For more
information, refer to “Keyboards and Input Methods” on
page 128.
To choose a text input method while entering text:
1. Open the Quick Settings panel and tap Choose input
method.
2. Touch an input method to activate it.
Using the Samsung Keyboard
The Samsung keyboard is a custom virtual QWERTY
keyboard, featuring optional predictive text or continuous
input. 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. The Personalization option learns from GMail,
Facebook and Twitter. Log into these applications to enable
the Samsung keyboard to learn from your text input.
Keyboard Types
In addition to the default QWERTY keyboard, there are two
other types of the Samsung keyboard: a Floating keyboard
and a Split keyboard.
To change the keyboard type:
1. Use two fingers, such as your index
finger and thumb, to make an inward
pinch motion on the screen, where the
keyboard is displayed.
A pop-up displays the three keyboard types.
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For more information, refer to “Samsung Keyboard Settings”
on page 129.
Entering Upper and Lower Case Letters
2. Touch one of the keyboard types to display it.
The Split keyboard can be moved up and down and the
Floating keyboard can be moved anywhere.
Tap and hold with two fingers to move the Floating or
Split keyboard.
Configuring the Samsung Keyboard
You can configure the Samsung keyboard to your
preferences. While entering text:
Open the Quick Settings panel, tap Choose input
method and then select Set up input methods in the popup.
– or –
Touch and hold
on the keyboard and then select
from the pop-up menu.
The Samsung keyboard settings screen displays.
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The default case is initial capital (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. When ABC mode is
enabled, the Shift key background turns blue.
• Touch twice 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.
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 “Samsung Keyboard Settings”
on page 129.
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.
Samsung Keyboard Settings
For information on how you can configure your Samsung
keyboard settings, see “Samsung Keyboard Settings” on
page 129.
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, see “Using
Google Voice Typing” on page 43
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 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
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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.
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.
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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.
Closing the Keyboard
To close the keyboard:
Touch
Close Keyboard.
Using the Handwriting Feature
You can enter text simply by using your finger or the S Pen to
handwrite letters on your screen.
1. From a screen where you can enter text, activate the
keyboard by touching a text input field on the screen.
2. If necessary, open the Quick Settings panel, tap Choose
input method and then touch Samsung keyboard.
The Samsung keyboard displays.
3. Touch and hold
on the keyboard and then select
from the pop-up menu.
The handwriting pad displays.
4. Use your finger tip or the S Pen to write out each
character. You can print or use cursive.
As you write, suggestions are offered in the word options area
in case the correct letters were not recognized.
Handwriting Tips
• For uppercase letters, write the letter larger than the lowercase
letters.
• Write a dash (horizontal line) to add a space.
• Delete letters by sweeping from right to left.
• To display numbers and symbols, touch
and then touch a
number or symbol key. Touch the button marked 1/2 or 2/2 to see
more symbols and emoticons. Touch
to exit the numbers and
symbols keyboard.
• To return to the Samsung keyboard, touch
.
Handwriting Settings
To change the Handwriting settings:
1. Open the Quick Settings panel, tap Choose input
method and then touch Set up input methods.
The Language and input settings screen displays.
2. Touch
next to Samsung keyboard to display
Samsung keyboard settings.
3. Touch Handwriting.
For more information, refer to “Samsung Keyboard
Settings” on page 129.
4. Press
repeatedly to return to your message.
Using Google Voice Typing
You can use your voice to enter text using the Google voice
typing feature.
While entering text:
1. Open the Quick Settings panel, tap Choose input
method. and then touch Google voice typing.
– or –
Touch and hold
on the keyboard and then select
from the pop-up menu.
For more information, refer to “Keyboards and Input
Methods” on page 128.
2. 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.
3. Keep speaking to add more text.
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4. Touch
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to display the Samsung keyboard.
Section 5: Messaging
This section describes how to send and receive messages
and other features associated with messaging.
Types of Messages
Your device supports these types of messages:
• Gmail: Send and receive Gmail from your Google account.
• Email: Send and receive email from your email accounts, including
Corporate Exchange mail.
• Google Talk: Chat with other Google Talk users.
• Google Messenger: Use Google Messenger to bring groups of
friends together into a simple group conversation.
• ChatON: Use ChatON to send and receive instant messages from
any device that has a mobile phone number.
Gmail
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email.
Tip: To set up your Google account on your device, use
Accounts settings. For more information, refer to
“Accounts” on page 133.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Setting Up Your Gmail Account
If you did not set up a Google account during the initial
configuration, the first time you launch Gmail, your device
prompts you to set up your Google account.
Note: You can use more than one Google account on your
device. To add another account, touch
Menu
➔ Settings ➔ ADD ACCOUNT.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
The Add a Google Account screen displays.
2. Touch Existing to sign in to an existing account.
• At the Sign in screen, use the on-screen keyboard to enter
your Google Email name and Password, then touch
.
– or –
Touch New to create a new account.
• At the Your name screen, enter your first and last name, and
touch
.
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• At the Choose username follow the prompts to create a new
account.
• Settings: Configure settings. For more information, refer to
“Gmail Account Settings” on page 48.
The Backup and restore screen displays.
• Send Feedback: Fill out a Google feedback form.
3. Read the backup and restore information, touch the
option to enable or disable it, and then touch
.
4. The device communicates with the Google server to set
up your account and synchronize your email. When
complete, your Gmail displays in the Inbox.
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
Menu ➔ Refresh.
Managing Your Gmail Account
Use menu options to manage your Gmail account.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Menu for these options:
2. Touch
• Refresh: Update your device from the Gmail servers.
• Manage labels: Determine settings for each label.
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• Help: Learn about using Gmail.
Managing Your Gmail Conversations
In addition to managing your Gmail account, there are options
for changing the status of one or more Gmail conversations in
an account.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
2. Touch the coloured box to the left of one or more
conversations and then choose one of the following
options:
• Archive
: Archive the selected conversation. Archived
conversations are moved to the Archive folder.
• Mark as Read
/ Mark as Unread
: Mark the
conversations as read or unread. When a conversation is
marked as read, the title text is no loger bold. Touch
DONE to remove the check marks.
• Move to
: Move the conversation to a message folder.
• Change labels
: Relocate the conversations to the
Inbox, Personal, Receipts, Travel, or Work folder and then
touch OK.
Tip: To move a conversation to another folder, touch and drag it
to the folder tab.
Menu for these options:
3. Touch
• Delete: Delete the conversations. Deleted conversations are
moved to the Trash folder.
• Add star / Remove star: Mark (or unmark) conversations with
a yellow star. Starred conversations are listed in the Starred
folder.
• Mark important / Mark not important: Change the importance
indicator
. Yellow indicates important.
• Mute: New messages added to muted conversations bypass
your inbox so that the conversation stays archived in the All
Mail folder.
• Report spam: Report the conversations as spam, which are
emails that violate the Gmail Program Policies and/or Terms
of Use.
• Report phishing: Report the conversations as potential
phishing to aquire information such as usernames,
passwords and any other sensitive content.
Composing and Sending Gmail
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Compose.
3. Touch the To field to enter recipients. As you enter
names or email addresses, matching contacts display.
Touch a contact to add it to the field.
4. Touch the Subject field to enter a subject.
5. Touch Compose email to enter the text of your email.
6. While composing a message, the following options are
displayed:
• + CC/BCC: Create Cc (copy) and Bcc (blind copy) fields in the
message. After creating the fields, touch to enter recipients.
•
Attach: Launch Gallery to select a photo to add to the
message.
7. Touch
Menu for the following options:
• Save draft: Touch Save draft to save a draft of this
message.
• Attach video: Touch a video from your Gallery.
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• Discard: Touch Discard to delete the message.
• Settings: Configure settings. For more information, refer to
“Gmail Account Settings” on page 48.
• Send feedback: Fill out a Google feedback form.
• Help: Learn about using Gmail.
4. If you are setting up a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
account, tap Manual setup at the top of your screen.
8. Touch SEND to send this message
Gmail Account Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
settings.
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Menu ➔ Settings to access your gmail
Email
Use Email to view and manage all your email accounts in one
application.
Setting up Email Accounts
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
3. Your account’s incoming server settings are different
depending on the kind of email service for the account.
If you are asked What type of account?, touch the type of
account: POP3 account, IMAP account, or Microsoft
Exchange ActiveSync.
Email.
2. At the Set up email screen, enter an Email address and
Password, then touch Next.
The Server settings screen displays.
5. Enter the required settings and touch Next.
The Account options screen is displayed.
6. Enter the desired information in the different fields, then
tap Next.
Note: For Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts, the
Activate device administrator? screen may appear. Read
the information and touch Activate to continue.
7. Enter an account name for the email account just
added, which is displayed on the email screen, and
enter Your name, if required.
8. Touch Done.
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The device communicates with the appropriate server to
set up your account and synchronize your email. When
complete, your email appears in the Inbox for the
account.
Note: To configure email account settings at any time, use
Menu ➔ Settings. Touch the account to display
Account settings.
Adding Additional Email Accounts
To add additional email accounts:
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
Email.
Menu ➔ Settings ➔ Add account.
3. Enter the Email address, Password, and so on.
Managing Your Email Accounts
You can view email you receive for all accounts in the
Combined view screen or you can view email accounts
individually.
1. From a Home screen, touch
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.
• Priority sender inbox: Use this setting to assign an email
account for all outgoing emails.
• <Account Name>: View email for the account.
Managing Your Email Conversations
In addition to managing your Email account, there are options
for changing the status of one or more Email conversations in
an account.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Email.
2. Touch the box to the left of one or more conversations
and then choose one of the following options:
• Star
: Use to flag email as important or that you want to
locate later.
• Mark as Read
/ Mark as Unread
: Mark the
conversations as read or unread. Once a conversation is
marked as read, it has a gray background.
• Move to
: Relocate the conversations to another folder
in the current email account or in a folder within another email
account.
• Delete
3. Touch
: Delete the conversations.
Menu for these options:
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• Sort by: Choose a method for listing your email
conversations.
• View mode: Choose how to view your email conversations.
Choices are: Standard view and Conversations view.
• Delete all: Delete all items for this email account.
• Font size: Select the font size for your email. Choose from,
Use device font sizes, Tiny, Small, Normal, Large, or Huge.
• Settings: Display the settings for this email account.
Composing and Sending Email
1. From a Home screen, touch
Email.
2. Touch an account, if you have more than one account
Compose.
set up, then touch
3. Enter the recipient’s email address in the To field.
• If you are sending the email message to several recipients,
separate the email addresses with a comma. You can add as
many message recipients as you want.
• Touch
to add a contact to the field.
• Touch +Cc/Bcc to add additional carbon copy recipients.
– Use the Cc field to carbon copy additional recipients.
– Use the Bcc field to blind copy additional recipients.
• Touch +Me to add yourself as a recipient.
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4. Touch the Subject field to enter a subject.
5. Touch the body of the email to enter the text of your
email.
6. While composing a message, the following options may
be displayed:
Scheduling options: Tap the Schedule sending
box and then set the Time and date for which the
email will be sent.
Priority: Set the email priority. Options are: High,
Normal, or Low.
Attach: Choose an attachment to add to the
message from the listed apps, such as My Files,
Images, Take picture, Video, Record video,
Audio, S Note, Calendar, Contacts, and Location.
Text mode: Enter text.
Drawing mode: Draw in the message using
drawing tools.
Undo: Erase the previous input.
Redo: Restore the previously erased input.
Insert: Choose an item to insert into the message
from the listed apps, such as Images, S Note,
Calendar, Contacts, and Location.
Insert quick response: Insert text that you
frequently use in emails.
Font size: Choose a text font size of 9, 10,12, 14,
17, 21, 24, 28, or 36 points.
Bold: Bold the following text. Touch again to turn
off bold.
Italics: This action italicizes the subsequent
entered text.
Font color: Set the color of the text font. The bar
changes to the selected color.
Background color: Set the color of the
background of the email.
Pen settings: Select a drawing pen and colour.
Eraser: Erase drawn content, set the eraser size.
7. Touch
Save to save the email to the Drafts folder,
Send to send the email, or
Discard to delete
the email.
Email Settings
Account settings lets you configure handling of email on your
device.
Email.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch
settings.
Menu ➔ Settings to modify your email
Google Talk
Talk is Google’s instant messaging and audio and video chat
service. You can use it to communicate, in real time, with other
people who also use Google Talk on another Android tablet or
phone or on a computer.
Tip: Talk requires that you have a Google account. To set up
your Google account on your device use Accounts settings.
For more information, refer to “Accounts” on page 133.
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Open Talk and Sign In
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Talk.
If you are not signed in to a Google account, the Add a
Google Account screen displays.
2. Touch Existing, if you already have a Google account,
or New to create a Google account.
For more information, refer to “Setting Up Your Gmail
Account” on page 45.
Note: If you have already set up your Google account, you are
automatically logged in. Just touch the account.
Once sign in is complete, the Talk main screen displays.
Invite a Friend to Chat
You can invite anyone with a Google Account to become your
friend in Google Talk, so you can chat with each other and
view each other’s online status.
1. While viewing your Friends list, touch
Add friend.
2. Enter your friend’s Email address and touch DONE.
Your friend’s address in Talk is a Gmail or other email
address that is configured to connect to Google Talk.
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If your friend accepts your invitation, they are added to
your Friends list in Talk and you can share each others
status in Talk and other applications.
View and Accept an Invitation to Become a
Friend
When a contact invites you to become a friend in Google Talk,
you receive a
notification in the System Bar and the
invitation displays in your Friends list.
1. Touch the invitation.
2. Touch Accept, if you want to accept the invitation and
chat, Decline, if you do not want to chat with and share
your Google Talk status with the sender right now, or
Block, if you do not want to receive any more invitations
from that person.
If you touch Accept, the friend is added to your Friends
list in Talk and you can share your status in Talk and
other applications.
Options While Chatting
There are several options that are available while you are
chatting.
1. Touch
to search your chats for a word,
to invite
another friend to chat,
to invite this friend to video
chat, or
to invite this friend to voice chat.
Menu to display the following options, which
2. Touch
are available while chatting. For more information, refer
to “Additional Talk Options” on page 53.
• End chat: End this chat session.
• Go off the record/Stop chatting off the record: Set whether
you want to stop saving your chat to the chat history.
• Friend info: Display information about the friend with which
you are chatting. The following options are also displayed:
– Block: Keeps this person from sending you messages and
removes the person from your Friends list.
– Remove: Remove the friend as if you never accepted their
invitation. However, the friend is not blocked.
• Add to chat: Choose another friend to invite to this
conversation.
• Clear chat history: Remove the history of this chat from your
device.
• Settings: Offers various settings for Google talk. For more
information, refer to “Google Talk Settings” on page 54.
• Help: Displays additional help information.
• Send feedback: Fill out a Google feedback form.
Note: If you touch the REMOVE option, touch
Add friend
➔ Send chat invitation to, to make the Friend visible
again.
Additional Talk Options
1. While viewing your Friends list, touch
to search
your Talk messages. Use the on-screen keyboard to
enter a search term. Touch
on the keyboard to
search your Talk messages.
Menu to display the following options:
2. Touch
• Display options: To set the way your friends list is sorted,
touch Availability, Name, or Recency.
• End all chats: End all chats in which you are engaged.
• Sign out: Sign out of Google Talk and display the Talk main
screen.
• Settings: Offers various settings for Google talk. For more
information, refer to “Google Talk Settings” on page 54.
• Help: Displays additional help information.
• Send feedback: Fill out a Google feedback form.
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3. Touch a Friend’s entry to display the Chat entries for
that Friend.
Google Talk Settings
Use Google Talk Settings to configure your Talk account. If
you have more than one account, each maintains its own Talk
settings.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Talk.
• Notification ringtone: Set a ringtone to sound, or silent, when
you receive a text chat.
• Vibrate: Set how vibrate functions. Choices are: Always, Only
when silent, or Never.
VOICE & VIDEO CHAT
Menu ➔ Settings, then touch an account for
• Video chat notifications: Set whether to open a dialog or
display a notification in the System Bar when you are invited
to a video chat.
• Mobile indicator: Check and your friends see an outline of an
android next to your name in their Friends list when you are
signed into Google Talk on a tablet or phone.
• Video chat ringtone: Set a ringtone to sound, or silent, when
you receive an invitation to a video chat.
2. Touch
options:
GENERAL
• Away when screen off: Check to change your Talk status to
Away when your screen turns off. When unchecked, your
status is not changed.
• Invitation notifications: Show notification when a friend
invitation arrives.
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• IM notifications: Set whether to open a dialog, display a
notification in the System Bar, or neither, when you receive a
text chat.
• Vibrate: Set the device to vibrate Always, Only when silent, or
Never.
• Default video effect: Set the video image stabilization.
ACCOUNT
• Blocked friends: Displays a list of friends you have blocked.
Touch a blocked friend and then touch OK to unblock the
friend.
• Clear search history: Erases your search history. No previous
searches are shown until you search for new words.
• Manage account: Opens the Accounts and sync settings. For
more information, refer to “Accounts” on page 133.
ABOUT
• Terms & privacy: Displays the Google Talk terms of use and
privacy policies.
Google+
Share updates and see what is going on around you with
Google+ for mobile.
• Share your thoughts and location.
• Instantly upload your photos and videos as you take them.
• Get updates from your circles in the stream.
• Check in to a place.
• Make plans on-the-go with group messaging.
• View posts from people around you.
To get started:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Google+.
Apps
The Google+ home screen displays.
Menu ➔ Help and then touch a topic to
2. Touch
learn more about using Google+.
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.
Menu ➔ Help for more information on
2. Touch
getting started.
ChatON
Provides a global mobile communication service where you
can chat with more than 2 buddies via a group chat. Share
things such as pictures, videos, animation messages
(Scribbles), audio, Contacts, Calendar entries, and Location
information.
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For more information, visit: https://web.samsungchaton.com.
Apps ➔
ChatON.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. At the ChatON display, tap Sign in to sign in to your
Samsung account if you have not already done so. For
more information, refer to “Creating a Samsung
Account” on page 5.
– or –
Tap Skip if you have already signed in to your Samsung
account.
3. Enter your real name and tap
OK.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions to add a buddy and
begin your chat session.
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Section 6: Music
This section explains how to use the music features of your
device including the Music app and the Music Player, and the
Music Hub.
1. From the Home screen, tap
You can listen to music by using your device’s built-in
speakers, through a wired headset, or through a wireless
Bluetooth stereo headset.
2. Tap a song to start playback.
Listening to Music
For more information, refer to “Bluetooth” on page 82.
on the side of the
Press the Volume Key
device to activate on-screen volume control, then touch and
drag on the scale to set volume. You can also press the
Volume Key to adjust playback volume.
Google Play Music
With Google Play Music, you can play music that you have
added to your music file as well as any music you copied from
your PC. While offline, you can listen to music you have
copied from your PC.
➔ Play Music
.
All music on your device and external SD card is
displayed, including Music folders that may contain
multiple songs.
3. From the main Play Music screen, you can tap any of
the following tabs for a more detailed listing of songs:
Playlists, Recent, Artists, Albums, Songs, and Genres.
4. Tap
Menu for the following options:
• Settings: allows you to view Open source licenses and the
music version for the Play Music application.
• Help: allows you to view a help file on the Google Support
website.
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Music Player
Music Player plays songs stored on your tablet or an installed
memory card.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Music Player.
The Music Player application searches your device’s
internal storage or on 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, Albums, and so
on, to change the way you view the contents of your
library.
3. Touch the Music application icon
at the top-left of
the Application bar to return to the previous Music
screen.
Searching for Music
To find music in your library:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
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Apps
2. Touch
Search and use the keyboard to type the
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. Select the songs you want to
share, touch Share, touch an option, such as Bluetooth, and
follow the on-screen instructions.
• Set as alarm tone: Choose a song and touch Set to use the
song as an alarm tone.
• Scan for nearby devices: Search for DLNA -compliant
devices used to send or receive streaming media.
• 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
next to
appear on the main music screen. A check mark
an option means that it is enabled.
• End: This option returns you to the home screen.
Managing Playlists
From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
Apps
Creating a Playlist
Touch Playlists, touch a playlist, and then touch
Add music or
Menu ➔ Add music in portrait
mode.
All songs are displayed.
next to each song you want to add or next to
2. Touch
Add all to add all songs to the playlist.
3. Touch Done to save the playlist.
To create, manage, or delete a playlist:
– or –
Touch
Add to playlist ➔ Create 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.
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
order in portrait mode.
Menu ➔ Change
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.
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Accessing the Music Player
Playing a Playlist
1. Touch the Playlists tab.
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, touch Remove, and
then touch OK.
Playing Music
To play a song:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Music Player.
➔
You can change songs or easily return to the Music Player:
1. Touch the System Bar and drag down to open the Quick
Settings panel.
2. Touch the album image 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 17.
Music Player Controls
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.
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If you navigate away from the Music Player application and
music is playing, the Music notification icon
is displayed
in the System Bar.
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.
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.
• 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.
• SoundAlive: Touch to view and set SoundAlive options.
• Info: Touch to view information about the current song.
• List Mode: Touch to switch to the list of songs.
• Shuffle: When enabled, songs play in random order. When
disabled, songs play in the order they appear in List view.
• Progress Bar: Touch and drag the end of the progress bar to
scan forward or backward through the current song.
• Playback Controls: These buttons control the playback of
songs:
– Touch
to advance to the next song. Touch and hold
to scan forward through the current song.
4. During playback, use the sound and playlist controls:
• Favourite: Touch the star
to mark the current song as a
favourite.
– 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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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 58.
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• End: This option returns you to the home screen.
Section 7: Photos and Video
This section explains how to use your device’s built-in camera
and camcorder as well as the Image Viewer and Gallery to
view and manage photos and videos.
Camera
Use your device’s built-in camera and camcorder to take
photos and record videos.
Apps ➔
Camera.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. If a memory card is inserted, the first time you open the
camera the Storage location pop-up displays.Touch OK
to change the storage location to memory card or touch
Cancel to use the device storage for storing pictures and
videos.
Note: If memory card storage is used, photos are stored in the /
storage/sdcard0/DCIM/Camera folder as jpg files. For
more information, refer to “My Files” on page 100.
Taking Photos
To take a photo:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Camera.
2. Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your photo
by aiming the lens at the subject.
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Use the Up and Down volume keys or Pinch the screen
to zoom in or out.
To configure settings, see “Camera Settings” on
page 64.
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.
Camera Settings
While taking photos, use the camera settings to configure the
camera for best results. Camera settings are represented by
icons on the left or top of the screen.
Editing Camera Settings Shortcuts
The first five icons are actually shortcuts to camera settings.
These five shortcuts can be customized to fit your preference.
Self-portrait,
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 to edit them.
2. Touch and hold a setting, then drag and drop it on one
of the five settings shortcuts to the left. The replaced
setting shortcut displays in the edit list.
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Configuring Camera Settings
To configure Camera settings:
While in Camera mode, touch a settings shortcut or
touch
Settings to configure the following camera
settings:
• Edit shortcuts: Customize your settings shortcuts. For more
information, refer to “Editing Camera Settings Shortcuts”
on page 64.
• Use the volume key as: Press the volume key to zoom in or
zoom out, or to capture the picture.
– Panorama: Touch the Camera button to take a photo, then
use the on-screen guideline to move the viewfinder and take
up to 13 shots automatically.
– Share shot: Share photos with other users via Wi-Fi Direct. A
Wi-Fi Direct connection is required.
– 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.
– Cartoon: Take a photo with cartoon effects.
• GPS tag: Touch to switch the GPS tag on or off.
• Effects: Apply an effect to photos.
• Self portrait: Touch to switch to the front-facing camera lens
and take a photo of yourself.
• Scene mode: Choose a mode to match the kind of pictures
you want to take.
Warning! If the battery is low, the flash is not available. For
more information, refer to “Charging the Battery” on
page 2.
• Shooting mode: Choose an automatic shooting mode, from:
– Single shot: Take a single photo.
• Exposure value: Use the slider to set the exposure value from
-2.0 to +2.0.
• Focus mode: Set the focus mode to Auto focus or Macro.
• 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.
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• ISO: This value determines how sensitive the light meter is on
your digital camera. Use a lower ISO number to make your
camera less sensitive to light, a higher ISO number to take
photos with less light, or Auto to let the camera automatically
adjust the ISO for each of your shots.
• Metering: Select a method for measuring light.
• Outdoor visibility: When taking outdoor shots in bright
settings, enabling Outdoor visibility increases the brightness
of your screen to make it easier to see what you are shooting.
Note: What you see on screen will not correspond to the
luminance of the actual photograph taken.
• Guidelines: Enable or disable an on-screen grid to aid in
photo composition.
• Contextual filenames: Enable or disable a system
generated filename.
• Taking photos using voice: Enable or disable an voice
command to take a photo.
• Save as flipped: Set self-portrait mode and set this option to
On to take and save a mirror-image photo.
• Image quality: Choose a quality setting for photos.
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• 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.
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 14.
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.
5. To set the photo as a favourite, touch
Favourites.
Share to share the photo. Touch an option,
6. 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.
7. To delete the photo being displayed, touch
Delete
and then touch Delete to delete the photo or Cancel to
exit.
Slideshow to display a slide show of the
8. Touch
available pictures and videos.
Menu to select Set as to assign the photo as
9. Touch
a Contact photo or a Home screen, Lock screen, or
Home and lock screens wallpaper.
Camcorder
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
The Camcorder screen displays.
Settings
Shortcuts
Storage
Indicator
For more information, refer to “Viewing Photos and
Videos” on page 73.
Note: Photos are stored as .jpg files in the device in the
/storage/sdcard0/DCIM/Camera folder or in a storage
card at /storage/extSdCard/DCIM/Camera. For more
information, refer to “My Files” on page 100.
10. Press
photos.
Back to return to the Camera to take more
Current
Elapsed
Time
File
Size
Image
Viewer
Record Available Storage
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Recording Videos
Camcorder Settings
Apps ➔
1. From a Home screen, touch
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 configure settings, see “Camcorder Settings” on
page 68.
4. To start recording, touch
6. To stop recording, touch
Pause.
Stop.
Back to leave the Camcorder and display
7. Touch
the previous screen.
Important! Do not take videos of people without their
permission.
Do not take videos in places where cameras are not
allowed.
Do not take videos in places where you may
interfere with another person’s privacy.
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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,
Record.
During recording, the Record button flashes.
5. To pause recording, touch
While 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
Effects, and
Recording mode,
Timer
Exposure value are default settings
shortcuts.
To customize these shortcuts, see “Editing Camera Settings
Shortcuts” on page 64.
Configuring Camcorder Settings
To configure Camcorder settings:
While in Camcorder mode, touch a settings shortcut or
touch
Settings to configure the following
Camcorder settings:
• Edit shortcuts: Customize your settings shortcuts. For more
information, refer to “Editing Camera Settings Shortcuts”
on page 64.
• Use the volume key as: Press the volume key to zoom in or
zoom out.
• GPS tag: Touch to switch the GPS tag on or off.
Note: What you see on screen will not correspond to the
luminance of the actual video taken.
• Self recording: Touch to switch to the front-facing camera
lens and record a video of yourself.
• Guidelines: Enable or disable an on-screen grid to aid in
video composition.
• Recording mode: Set a recording mode. Options are:
Normal, Limit for MMS and Limit for email, which limits the
size of the video to 50 megabytes.
• Contextual filename: Enter the file with an applicable name.
• Effects: Apply an effect to videos.
• Video quality: Choose a quality setting for videos.
• Exposure value: Use the slider to set the exposure value from
-2.0 to +2.0.
• Storage: Set whether to store you videos on your device or on
your memory card.
• 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.
• Outdoor visibility: When recording outdoors in bright
settings, enabling Outdoor visibility increases the brightness
of your screen to make it easier to see what you are
recording.
• Save as flipped: Set self-recording mode and set this option
to On to take and save a mirror-image video.
• 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.
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4. To set the video as a favorite, touch
Favorites.
Share to share the video. 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.
7. To delete the video being displayed, touch
Delete.
Note: Videos are stored as .mp4 files in the device in the
/storage/sdcard0/DCIM/Camera folder or in a storage
card at /storage/extSdCard/DCIM/Camera. For more
information, refer to “My Files” on page 100.
– or –
Rewind to restart the video or
Touch
Fast Forward to end the video.
11. To change the screen size of the video, touch
Full
screen view (the entire screen is used, which may cause
some minor distortion),
Original size view or
Full screen in ratio view (the video is enlarged
as much as possible without becoming distorted).
Pop up play to play a video as a small pop-up
12. Touch
while viewing another screen. Touch and drag the popup video to the desired location on the screen. Doubletap the pop-up to return to full screen mode.
13. Touch the
Play. Touch
Pause to
8. To play a video, touch
pause the video and touch
Resume to resume
playing the video.
9. Touch
SoundAlive to set the sound quality.
10. 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.
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14. Press
Bookmark to mark this video.
Back to return to the Camcorder.
Video Player
Your device’s 8.0-inch 1280x800 WXGA TFT (PLS) LCD screen
provides playback of videos. Use Video Player to view and
manage videos stored on your tablet.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Video Player.
2. Touch the Thumbnails, List, or Folders tab.
3. Touch
Search and use the keyboard to enter a
search term. The current folder is searched and results
are displayed. Touch X to remove the search field.
4. While viewing the list, touch Menu for options:
• Go to Video Hub: opens the Video Hub application.
• 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.
• Video editor: Opens the video editor (not pre-installed on
your device, must be downloaded and installed from
Samsung Apps).
• Auto play next: Touch to enable or disable automatic playing
of videos in the order they appear.
• Scan for nearby devices: scans for nearby DLNA-compliant
devices that can receive or display videos.
5. Touch a video to play it. While playing a video, touch the
screen to display or hide on-screen playback controls.
6. To change the screen size of the video, touch
Full
screen view (the entire screen is used, which may cause
some minor distortion),
Original size view or
Full screen in ratio view (the video is enlarged
as much as possible without becoming distorted).
7. Touch
SoundAlive to set the sound quality.
Pop up play to play a video as a small pop-up
8. Touch
while viewing another screen. Touch and drag the popup video to the desired location on the screen. Doubletap the pop-up to return to full screen mode.
Bookmark to mark
9. While the video is playing, touch
your favorite areas of the video. A yellow mark displays
on the progress bar.
10. During playback, press
Menu for options:
• Share via: Share the video. Touch an option, such as
Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen instructions.
• Chapter preview: If chapter information is recorded in the
video file, display the chapters. Touch a chapter to begin
playing the video at that point.
• Edit: Touch Trim or Video editor (download from Samsung
Apps).
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• Tag buddy: Assign a name to a person in a photo.
• Add weather tag: Choose from Sunny day, Cloudy day, Rainy
day, Snowy day, or Clear night.
• Via Bluetooth: Turn Bluetooth on to use Bluetooth services.
Use Gallery to view, capture, and manage photos and videos.
• Video auto off: Set the automated stop for the playing video.
Choose from Off, After playing, After 15 mins, After 30
mins, After 1 hour, After 1 hour 30 mins, and After 2
hours.
Note: Photos and videos are stored as .jpg and .mp4 files in the
device in the /storage/sdcard0/DCIM/Camera folder or in
a storage card at /storage/extSdCard/DCIM/Camera. For
more information, refer to “My Files” on page 100.
• Scan for nearby devices: scans for nearby DLNA-compliant
devices that can receive or display the current video.
Selecting Photos and Videos to View
• 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:: automatically play the following videos in the
play sequence.
– Capture: Turn On or Off the Capture mode.
– Colour tone: Set the colour tone to Normal, Warm, or Cold.
– Outdoor visibility: Turn outdoor visibility On or Off.
• Details: Provides details about the video, such as Name,
Size, Resolution, and so on.
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For more information, refer to “Playing Videos” on page 75.
Gallery
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gallery.
All albums display.
2. Choose items to display by making selections from the
menus in the Application bar: Albums, Time, Locations,
Person, Group, or Favourites.
3. To launch the Camera app, touch
Camera.
4. Touch the icon next to Camera to change the way your
albums are displayed (Grid, Timeline, or Spiral).
Menu to display the following options:
5. Touch
• Slideshow: View a slideshow of the available pictures and
videos.
• Tag buddy: Assign a name to a person in a photo.
• New album: Create a new album. Use the keyboard to enter
a name for the album.
Slideshow to view a slideshow of the
4. Touch
available pictures and videos.
• Hidden Items: Touch this icon to show items that have
been hidden.
New album to create a new album. Enter a
5. Touch
name for the album then tap OK.
• View by: View content from all sources or set a single source,
such as in your device.
Menu for these options:
6. Touch
• Select item: Touch one or more items that you want to share,
delete, or use for a slideshow.
• Select album: Touch one or more albums or groups that you
want to share, share, or delete.
• Scan for nearby devices: scans for nearby DLNA-compliant
devices that can receive or display photos and videos.
• Show/Hide nearby devices: display nearby DLNAcompliant devices that can receive or display photos and
videos, or hide the list.
• Settings: Set account to sync pictures and videos with, and
choose whether to sync only via Wi-Fi.
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
Camera to take a photo or video.
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 14.
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.
6. Touch
to assign this photo of video as a Favourite.
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Share to share the photo or video. Touch an
7. Touch
option, such as Bluetooth, and follow the on-screen
instructions.
8. Touch the
to choose from Start slideshow and
Slideshow settings.
• 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 Paper Artist to edit your photo.
9. To delete the photo or video being displayed, touch
Delete.
• Set as: Assign the photo as a Contact photo or a Home
screen, Lock screen, or Home and lock screens wallpaper.
Menu to display the following options for
10. Touch
photos:
• Face tag: Set whether to look for a face in this picture.
• Buddy photo share: Detect the face in this picture and email
that person.
• Rename: Enter an new file name.
• Add weather tag: Choose from Sunny day, Cloudy day, Rainy
day, Snowy day, or Clear night.
• Scan for nearby devices: scans for nearby DLNA-compliant
devices that can receive or display photos and videos.
• Photo frame: Add a frame to the selected photo. Press Save
when completed or Cancel.
• Details: Provides details about the photo, such as title, time
taken, size, and so on.
• Photo note: Add a note to a photo.
There are three options for videos that are not playing:
• Copy to clipboard: Copy the current photo to the clipboard.
• Tag buddy: Assign a name to a person in a photo.
• Rotate left: Allows you to rotate the photo counterclockwise
90 degrees.
• Rotate right: Allows you to rotate the photo clockwise 90
degrees.
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• Print: Print the current photo to a Samsung printer.
• Tag buddy: Assign a name to a person in a photo.
• Rename: Enter an new file name.
• Scan for nearby devices: scans for nearby DLNA-compliant
devices that can receive or display videos.
• 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 70.
11. Touch
Back to return to the category screen.
Setting a Picture As
You can use the photos you take as a contact’s photo or as
wallpaper for the Home or Lock screen:
Apps ➔
Gallery.
1. From a Home screen, touch
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 32.
Tip: To change wallpaper, see “Wallpapers” on page 24.
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.
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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 –
Rewind to restart the video or
Touch
Fast Forward to end the video.
Sharing Photos and Videos
Share photos and videos with your friends.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
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.
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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.
Entering Text in a Field
• While browsing, touch a text field to display the virtual QWERTY
keyboard to enter text.
Your device is equipped with a full HTML Browser that allows
you to access the Internet.
Zoom
• Tap the screen twice to zoom in or out.
Internet
From a Home screen, touch
Internet.
Navigating the Internet
The following options are available for Internet navigation.
Command Keys
Touch
Touch and hold
Touch
Forward to go forward to a recent page.
Touch
Refresh to reload the current page.
Back or
to return to the previous page.
Back display browser History.
Touching and Dragging
• Touch and drag your finger on the screen to navigate pages and to
reposition pages within 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
While browsing, use gestures and menus to navigate:
• Touch an item to select it.
• Touch a hyperlink to follow the link.
• Touch and hold on a hyperlink or an image for options.
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Using Browser Windows
You can have multiple windows open at one time and easily
switch between windows.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Internet.
2. To open a new window, touch
screen.
at the top of the
3. To switch to another open window, touch its tab at the
top of the screen.
4. To delete an open window, touch the tab at the top of
the screen, and then touch
.
Entering a URL
Access a website quickly by entering the URL.
Internet.
1. From a Home screen, touch
2. Touch the URL field at the top of the screen, then enter
the URL using the virtual QWERTY keyboard.
As you enter characters, potential matches display.
Note: Touch X to clear the URL field, if necessary.
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3. Touch a match to complete the URL.
– or –
Continue entering characters and touch the Go key to
load the page.
Creating Bookmarks
While browsing, bookmark a site to quickly access it later.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Internet.
Add bookmark at right
2. Browse to a website, touch
of the address field, enter the required information, and
touch OK.
A gold star
displays on the Bookmarked page.
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
Internet.
Menu ➔ Settings
2. While viewing a webpage, touch
➔ Labs, and then touch Quick controls to enable the
function.
The Application and URL bars are hidden.
3. Swipe slowly inward from the left or right edge of the
screen to access quick controls.
5. To cancel, display the Quick controls and touch
Settings ➔ Labs and touch Quick controls to
uncheck it.
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) or
Secured (requiring you to provide login credentials). Your
device supports the 802.11 a/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 111.
Finding Wi-Fi Networks
4. Without lifting your finger, move to an option and then lift
your finger to initiate the option.
You can have your device automatically notify you of available
networks. For more information, refer to “Advanced Settings”
on page 112.
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Turning Wi-Fi On
By default, your device’s Wi-Fi feature is turned off. Turning
Wi-Fi on makes your device able to discover and connect to
compatible in-range WAPs.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Wi-Fi.
2. Tap the ON/OFF slider, located to the right of the Wi-Fi
field, to turn Wi-Fi ON
.
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.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Wi-Fi.
to turn Wi-Fi on. Your
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
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
4. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Wi-Fi.
Apps ➔
5. Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Wi-Fi on.
6. Touch Add Wi-Fi network, then enter network information:
• Network SSID: Enter the name of the Wi-Fi Wireless Access
Point (WAP).
• Security: Select the type of security used by the WAP.
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.
7. 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
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Settings
to turn Wi-Fi on.
3. At the top of the Wi-Fi screen, tap the Wi-Fi Direct
button.
Your device will begin to search for other devices
enabled with Wi-Fi direct connections.
4. Enable Wi-Fi Direct (similar to Steps 1 - 3) 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 bottom of your screen.
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.
Sharing Information with Connected Device
To share videos, photos, or other information with the
connected device, follow these steps:
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Bluetooth
Pairing with a Bluetooth Device
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 113.
Turning Bluetooth On or Off
To turn Bluetooth on or off:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Settings.
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
➔ Bluetooth.
Apps ➔
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Bluetooth on.
Settings
3. Enable the target device’s discoverable or visible mode.
4. Touch Scan. Touch Stop at any time to stop scanning.
Apps
2. Under Wireless and network, on the Bluetooth tab, touch
the OFF / ON icon
to turn Bluetooth on or off.
Note: When Bluetooth is on, the Bluetooth icon
the Status Bar.
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Search for a Bluetooth device and pair with it, to exchange
information between your device and the target device.
displays in
5. From the list of found devices, touch the target device,
then follow the prompts to complete the pairing:
• If the target device requires a PIN, enter a PIN for the target
device and touch OK. When prompted, enter the PIN on the
target device.
• If the device allows automatic or smart pairing, your device
attempts to pair with the device automatically. Follow the
prompts on your device and the target device to complete the
pairing.
Sharing Data with a Bluetooth Device
To send data to a Bluetooth device:
1. Select a file or item from an appropriate application.
2. Select an option for sharing data with the Bluetooth
feature.
Note: The method for selecting an option may vary by data
type.
3. Search for and pair with a Bluetooth device. For more
information, refer to “Pairing with a Bluetooth Device” on
page 82.
Receiving Data from a Bluetooth Device
To receive data from a Bluetooth device:
1. Turn Bluetooth on. For more information, refer to
“Turning Bluetooth On or Off” on page 82.
Note: To select the length of time that your device will be
visible, select
Menu ➔ Visibility timeout.
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 82.
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.
Note: Received data is saved to the Bluetooth folder. If you
receive a contact, it is saved to your contacts
automatically.
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Managing Downloads
Files, apps, and other items you download via Internet, Gmail,
Email, or in other ways, are stored on your tablet’s internal
storage. You can use the Downloads app to view, reopen, or
delete what you have downloaded.
To manage the demands on their networks or to help you
avoid unexpected charges, some mobile networks place
restrictions on the size of the files you can download. When
you are connected to such networks, and you try to download
an oversized-file, you are asked or required to delay
downloading the file until the next time you are connected to a
Wi-Fi network. At that time, the download resumes
automatically. The Downloads app can also be used to view
and manage these queued files.
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.
Uninstalling an App
Apps come pre-installed on your device and you can
download additional apps from Google Play. If you decide to,
you can uninstall apps you downloaded from Google Play and
other sources.
There are several ways to uninstall an app:
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1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Application manager.
Apps ➔
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.
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 103).
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 142.
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 via Wi-Fi
1. From your PC, download the Samsung Kies application
if you don’t already have it. You can find it at
samsung.com.
Warning! Close any running applications before connecting
your device to a PC.
2. From your PC, launch the Samsung Kies application.
3. From your PC, connect to a Wi-Fi network.
4. From a Home screen, touch
Settings.
➔
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.
Apps
5. Touch More settings ➔ Kies via Wi-Fi.
6. From your device, connect to the same Wi-Fi network
that your PC is connected to if you have not already
done so. For more information, refer to “Connecting
With Samsung Kies via Wi-Fi” on page 85.
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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 files 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. 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 Open device to view files.
You should see a Tablet folder and, if a memory card is
installed, a Card folder.
3. Copy files from the PC to the tablet and/or memory card.
4. When finished, close the PC folder and disconnect the
USB cable.
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Section 9: Applications
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 22.
Updating Applications
Once you have registered your device (see “Software Update”
on page 142) and signed into your Google account (see
“Setting Up Your Gmail Account” on page 45), 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 Time / Status Icons area to display the Status
Details panel.
The Status Details display.
2. Touch Updates available.
For more information, refer to “Updates to Downloaded
Apps” on page 103.
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.
• Some fields have preset values. Touch the field and touch the
desired value.
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.
• Touching the check box next to some fields may make
additional fields available.
Alarm
The main Alarm screen displays showing the new or
updated alarm.
Activating Alarms
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Apps ➔
Alarm.
Turn alarm on to activate the alarm. A gray
2. Touch
alarm means the alarm is deactivated.
Adding and Configuring Alarms
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.
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4. Touch Save to save the alarm.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Set alarms for reminders or for wake-up times.
2. Touch
screen.
– or –
• Other fields have to be input. Touch the field and use the
on-screen keyboard to input information.
3. Touch an alarm to change any of its settings and then
touch Save 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 88.
• 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
When the alarm sounds, to turn off the alarm:
Touch and drag
to the right.
Setting the Snooze Feature
To activate the Snooze feature after an alarm sounds:
Touch and slide
to the left. Snooze must first be
set in the alarm settings.
aNote HD
Use ANote HD to easily and effectively managing your life on
the go. Use the tabs to choose the categories for notes, such
as creating a shopping list and check things off on-the-go.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
aNote
HD.
2. Use the tabs on the left of the screen to open the
category you wish to use. Choose from the following
options.
• Quick Memo
• Calendar
• My Idea
• My Diary
• Travel Journal
• Shopping
• To-Do list
• Anniversary
• My Calendar
• Work
• Study
• Scrap
• Email/Print
• Recipe
• Thoughts
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Settings
– Startup: This passcode is used in locking individual
Touch
to access Settings:
•
Help & Support: This help option provides Screen
Tips, User Guide, BRID Website, and Copyright information.
Follow on-screen instructions for more information.
•
General: This option allows you to adjust the Image
Quality.
– Image Quality: Choose from Low Quality, Normal Quality
and High Quality. Tap the
to make your selection.
– Save Images to Gallery when taking a picture: Use the
OFF / ON icon
to automatically save your
images to your the Gallery.
– Background: Choose from background options shown on
the screen. Tap the background image to make your selection.
•
Passcode Lock: Use this option to set a passcode for
this application.
– Passcode Lock: Use the OFF / ON icon
to
turn the Passcode Lock option on or off.
– Change Passcode: Use the Change Passcode
option to reset your passcode. Enter a passcode at
the pop-up screen.
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folders, the entire application and when using this
to enable
application. Use the OFF / ON icon
this option.
Tip: Use the OFF / ON icon
•
to enable these options.
To-do Settings: Use this option to set the
following options:
Badge Count: Available options are: Overdue+Today,
Overdue+Today+Tomorrow, or Overdue. Tap the
to make your selection.
Set Alarm for Due-date: Tap the OFF / ON icon
to activate this option.
To-do: Available options are: Standard Alarm 1,
Standard Alarm 2, Bird, Alarm Clock, and Trumpet.
Tap the
to make your selection.
Anniversary: Available options are: Bell, Piano, Happy
Birthday. Tap the
to make your selection.
•
•
Backup/Restore via USB: Use this option to Backup
and Restore files.
Tap the Create a New Backup option to create a current
backup of your Note.
Tap the Restore option to select the backup to restore.
Web Sharing over Wi-Fi: Use this option to Start the
Backup or Restore options using Wi-Fi.
Calculator
The calculator provides the basic arithmetic functions to solve
simple arithmetic problems and scientific functions to solve
more complex problems.
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.
6. Repeat Steps 3 through 5 as many times as required.
7. Touch
to clear the result.
8. For scientific functions such as sin, ln, cos, log, tan,
rotate your device to landscape mode.
9. Touch and hold entries in the Calculator's display field to
copy or cut the contents of the display.
The
and
displays. Use the icons to select the
content to Cut or Copy. Select
to review the
Clipboard.
Calendar
Your device includes a powerful calendar 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 the drop-down box at the top of the screen to
choose a calendar view (the default view is Month). The
following options are available:
• Year: Display all twelve months of this year. Sweep across
the years at the bottom of the screen to display a different
year.
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• Month: Display the current month. Touch a month and year at
the bottom of the screen to display a different month.
• Week: Display the current week. Touch a week at the bottom
of the screen to display a different week.
5. Touch
and then Add event, Add task, or Add memo
to add a new event to your calendar. For more
information, refer to “Creating an Event or Task” on
page 92.
• Day: Display today’s schedule by hour. Touch a day at the
bottom of the screen to display a different day.
6. Touch
Menu to select from the following options:
• Zoom in: Use this to zoom in on the calendar event.
• List: Display only event and task names and dates for a
selected year. Touch a year at the bottom of the screen to
display a different year. Touch a date to hide or show the
event or task name.
• Zoom out: Use this to zoom out on the calendar event.
• 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.
• Sync: Use this option to synchronize the calendar with other
devices.
3. Swipe left or right across the screen to view other
months, days or weeks. 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
to display the keyboard.
Touch an event to send, edit, or delete the event.
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• Go to: Use this option to go directly to a different date using
the calendar function.
• Delete: Use this option to delete an event.
• Settings: Use this setting to View settings and their options,
Event notification and their options, Sync settings, and the
associated email accounts attached to this calendar.
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.
Creating an Event or Task
To create an event or task:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Calendar.
➔
Calendar Settings
Apps
2. Double-tap the date for which you want to enter an
event or task.
– or –
Touch the date for which you want to enter an event or
task and touch
.
To set up Calendar preferences:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Calendar.
➔
2. Touch
Options display on the right side of the screen.
4. Touch fields on the screen to configure the Calendar.
• Some fields have preset values. Touch the field and touch the
desired value.
5. Touch Save.
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.
Menu ➔ Settings.
3. On the left side of the screen touch View settings, Event
notification, Sync settings, or one of your accounts.
3. Touch the Add event, Add task or add Memo tab.
4. Enter the event or task information.
Apps
• 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.
Camera
Take photos and record video with your device’s built in
Camera.
For more information, refer to “Camera” on page 63.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Applications
Camera.
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ChatON
Downloads
Use ChatON to send and receive instant messages from any
device that has a mobile phone number.
For more information, refer to “ChatON” on page 55.
From a Home screen, touch
Chrome
Apps ➔
ChatON.
Use Chrome to browse the internet and bring your open tabs,
bookmarks and omnibox data from your computer to your
phone or tablet.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Follow on-screen instructions.
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 32.
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From a Home screen, touch
➔
Contacts.
Apps
Chrome.
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 earlier downloads to view them.
4. Touch items you want to send, to check them, and then
Share. Touch an option to share the item.
touch
Options are: aNote HD, Add to Dropbox, Bluetooth,
ChatON, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Group Play,
Messaging, Paper Artist, Picasa, S Note, Wi-Fi Direct,
or YouTube (videos only).
5. Touch 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. Touch
Clear list to cancel the download and clear the download
history.
Dropbox
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos,
documents, and videos anywhere. Any file you save to your
Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones
and even the Dropbox website.
From the Home screen, tap
➔
Dropbox.
Flipboard
This application creates a personalized digital magazine out of
everything being shared with you. Access news stories,
personal feeds and other related material. Flip through your
Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter account, photos
from friends and much more.
1. From the Home screen, tap
➔ Flipboard
.
2. Tap Get started, select some on-screen categories and
tap Build Your Flipboard to create a new profile.
– or –
Tap Tap to Sign In to log into your previously created
profile.
Follow the onscreen instructions to sign up for your Dropbox
account.
Email
3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Send and receive email using popular email services. For
more information, refer to “Email” on page 48.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Email.
Gallery
Use Gallery to view, capture, and manage photos and videos.
For more information, refer to “Gallery” on page 72.
From a Home screen, touch
Game Hub
Apps ➔
Gallery.
Access social and premium games. Join Game Hub to enjoy
free games with your friends.
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1. From a Home screen, touch
Game Hub.
➔
Apps
2. Use the keyboard to enter search criteria to display
matching searches.
– or –
A Disclaimer screen displays.
2. Read the Disclaimer and touch Confirm.
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 a Home screen, touch
Google Search
Apps ➔
Gmail.
Search the internet using the Google search engine.
1. From any Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Google.
– or –
From the main Home screen, swipe your tablet to the
Google.
left, then touch
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Suggestions display below the text entry area.
3. Touch a suggestion to search for that term.
– or –
Touch
Send and receive email with Gmail, Google’s web-based
email. For more information, refer to “Gmail” on page 45.
Touch
and speak the search criteria slowly and
clearly. Google searches for the information and
displays results.
on the keyboard to start the search.
A browser window displays the search results.
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
to
displays results or displays Retry. Touch the
retry speaking the search word(s).
Google Settings
Group Play
Google Settings provides shortcuts to your settings for Apps
with Google+ Sign-in, Google+, Play games, Location, Maps
& Latitude, Search, and Ads. All of these options are already
accessible in other locations on the device, except Apps with
Google+ Sign-In. This setting lets you manage the apps
you've used to sign in and share information with your
Google+ account.
From any Home screen, touch
Google Settings.
Share updates and see what is going on around you with
Google+ for mobile.
For more information, refer to “Google+” on page 55.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
You can use Group Play for meetings, sales presentations,
conferences, and classes. All you need is a Wi-Fi network that
works with Group Play, and most do.
Using Group Play from an Application
Apps ➔
Google+
Group Play is an easy way to share files in real time with
others who are on the same Wi-Fi network. Group Play can be
used when you want to share documents, images, music, and
so on.
Google+.
While using various applications, such as
Gallery, when
you touch
Share to share a file, you see Group Play as an
option.
To share a file using Group Play:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Gallery.
2. Navigate to the file you want to share and touch
Share via ➔ Group Play.
For more information, refer to “Gallery” on page 72.
3. Use the keyboard to enter a PIN code and touch Done.
This process makes sure only desired recipients can
view your shared image.
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The Group Play screen displays and the device waits for
other connected recipients to accept the connection and
enter the PIN on their screens.
You can now interact and draw with the on-screen
image, and users will instantaneously see the same
gestures and also be able to interact.
Note: The newly altered image (with markups and comments)
cannot be saved, but you can take a screen shot of the
current image and save it to your Clipboard. For more
information, refer to “S Pen Screen Capture” on page 17.
Using Group Play Directly
You can also access Group Play from the Applications screen.
Apps
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
Group Play.
The Group Play screen displays.
2. If Not connected is displayed on the left side of the
screen, touch Wi-Fi settings to connect to a Wi-Fi
network.
Once your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network, the
network name is displayed.
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3. Touch Start to share a picture, document, or music.
4. Touch Join to join a Group Play session in progress.
Use the keyboard to enter the required PIN code and
touch Done.
Help
Use this app to learn more about your camera, change
important settings, use key applications, and link to product
videos.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Help.
2. Touch a topic on the left side of the screen to view
information on the right side of the screen.
Internet
Your device includes a full HTML Browser, to access the
internet.
For more information, refer to “Internet” on page 77.
From a Home screen, touch
Learning Hub
Apps ➔
Samsung Learning Hub provides free access to 6,000
textbooks and video lectures from 30 different content
providers, for all ages.
Internet.
From a Home screen, touch
Learning Hub.
Maps
Apps ➔
Use Google Maps to find your current location, get directions,
and other location-based information.
Local
Google Local 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 123.
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
Menu ➔ Help.
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 123.
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.
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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:
Menu for options.
1. Touch
2. Touch
settings.
Menu ➔ Settings to configure Maps
3. For more information touch
Messenger
Menu ➔ Help.
With Google Messenger, you can bring groups of friends
together into a simple group conversation.
For more information, refer to “Messenger” on page 55.
From a Home screen, touch
Messenger.
Apps
➔
Play music and other audio files that you copy from your computer.
For more information, refer to “Music Player” on page 58.
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From a Home screen, touch
➔
Music Player.
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 and scroll down or up until you locate a
file.
Note: You may have to touch 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.
4. While browsing files, use these controls:
Up: Display a higher directory.
Music Player
My Files
Apps
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.
Home: Display the root directory.
Create folder: Create a new folder in the current
folder.
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 copy, cut, delete, or
send via in the Application bar.
5. To view a photo file:
• Touch the file.
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 70.
Navigation
Use Google Navigation to find a destination and to get walking
or driving directions.
Navigation works best when Wi-Fi is enabled. For more
information, refer to “Turning Wi-Fi On” on page 80.
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 123.
From a Home screen, touch
Navigation.
➔
Apps
Navigation Menu
While viewing a map:
1. Touch
Menu for options.
2. Touch
settings:
Menu ➔ Settings to configure Navigation
3. For more information touch
Paper Artist
Menu ➔ Help.
Add cartoon and many other effects to existing photos or
photos you take within Paper Artist.
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1. From a Home screen, touch
Paper Artist.
➔
2. Touch
Play Books
Apps
Menu ➔ Help to get started.
Use the Play Books app to download and read eBooks from
the Internet-based Google Play Books service. Google
eBooks is a new way to discover, buy, and enjoy books online
and offline.
From a Home screen, touch
➔
Play Books.
Apps
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 45.
From a Home screen, touch
➔
Play Magazines.
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.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Play Movies
Menu ➔ Help.
Play music and other audio files that you copy from your computer.
Menu ➔ Settings configure Play Books
3. For more information touch
Play Music
From the Play Books main screen:
1. Touch
Menu for options.
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Google Play Magazines helps you subscribe to your favorite
magazines so you can have them available to read on your
tablet at your leisure.
2. For more information touch
Play Books Menu
2. Touch
settings.
Play Magazines
Menu ➔ Help.
For more information, refer to “Google Play Music” on
page 57.
From a Home screen, touch
Play Music.
➔
Apps
Play Store
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.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
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 45.
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. To enable automatic updating, touch an app and then
touch touch
Menu ➔ Auto-update to place a
checkmark in the selection box.
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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Polaris Office
Polaris Office Mobile for Android is a Microsoft Office
compatible office suite. This application provides a central
place for managing your documents online or offline.
S Note
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 –
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.
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Apps ➔
Use S Note to create notes with productivity tools that turn
handwriting into typed text and correct drawn shapes, lines,
and formulas to make them perfect.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
S Note.
2.
Read the Learn about application pop-up then touch OK
to open the application.
S Voice
Touch Skip to ignore this registration.
The main Polaris Office screen displays.
3. To get help for using Polaris Office, touch
➔ Help ➔ User Guide.
Important! Data download charges may apply. Costs may apply
for paid Samsung Readers Hub material. Check
with your Service provider for more details.
Menu
The S Voice app enables you to perform various tasks simply
by speaking.
Apps ➔
S Voice.
1. From a Home screen, touch
The Samsung Disclaimer for S Voice displays.
2. Touch Confirm.
The Terms of Service displays.
3. Touch Terms of service and Privacy policy to read those
documents and then touch Agree.
The About S Voice pop-up displays.
4. Touch Next to view a tutorial or touch Skip to display the
S Voice main screen.
5. Touch ? in the lower, right corner of the S Voice
screen to display phrases you can use to open various
apps.
Menu ➔ Settings to view and manage your
6. Touch
S Voice settings. Touch fields on the screen to configure
the settings.
• Some fields have preset values. Touch the field and touch the
desired value.
• 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 Help for more information.
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.
1. Sign on to your Samsung account if you have not
already done so.
2. From a Home screen, touch
Samsung Apps.
➔
Apps
3. Tap an application that you would like, then tap Get.
4. Tap Accept and download.
The application is downloaded to your device. You can
find the app icon in your app menu.
5. Press
Menu ➔ Help and notices for additional
information.
Samsung Link
This application wirelessly synchronizes your Samsung device
with your TV, streams content, and even keeps tabs on who
calls or sends text messages with real-time, on-screen
monitoring. Samsung Link makes staying connected easy.
Samsung Link allows users to share their in-device media
content with other external devices using DLNA certified™
(Digital Living Network Alliance) Devices. These external
devices must also be DLNA-compliant. Wi-Fi capability can be
provided to TVs via a digital multimedia streamer.
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Important! You must first connect both of your communicating
devices to the same Wi-Fi and be using an
active/registered Samsung account prior to using
this application. For more information, refer to
“Wi-Fi” on page 111. For more information, refer to
“Creating a Samsung Account” on page 5.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Link
.
Apps ➔ Samsung
2. Tap Sign in to sign into your Samsung Account if you
have not already done so.
3. If prompted, read the on-screen message about network
charges and tap OK to continue and return to the main
Samsung Link screen.
4. Tap Start and follow the on-screen prompts.
5. The screen contains two separate streaming media
options:
• Registered storage: allows you to receive and playback
media stored externally (server, laptop, etc.) directly on your
device by allowing you to add a Web storage service for
streaming content.
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• Registered devices: allows you to stream/share selected
multimedia content from your device to DLNA compliant
device connected to the same Wireless Access Point.
Configuring Samsung Link Settings
Samsung Link must first be configured prior to its initial use.
You must setup parameters such as connected Wi-Fi, Items to
share, source server address, and external device acceptance
rights.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Samsung Link
.
2. Press
and configure the following settings as
desired:
• Refresh: allows you to refresh the screen.
• Register your storage: allows you to add a Web storage
location. Without a storage service/location added, you will
not be able to use Samsung Link.
• Nearby devices: view available devices .
• My Account: view and update your account information.
• Settings:
– Registered storage: allows you to add a Web storage
location. Without a storage service/location added, you will not
be able to use Samsung Link.
– Registered devices: displays the name of all devices you
ahve registered for use with Samsung Link. Tap the name of
this device to change the device name.
– Setting up web services: allows you to set up connections to
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Picasa and Flickr.
– Auto Upload: allows you to setup automatic upload of images
from your device to those storage locations specified within the
Web storage list.
– Video quality settings: allows you to optimize video quality
for streamed video content. Touch the selection box to place a
checkmark in the box.
– Lock Samsung Link: allows you to restrict access to
Samsung Link by requiring a user enter the currently active
and associated Samsung account password. Touch the
selection box to place a checkmark in the box.
– Language: select the display language for Samsung Link.
– About this service: displays version and license information
about Samsung Link.
– Customer support: allows you access to Help information.
• FAQ: Opens Samsung Link’s FAQ (Frequently Asked
Questions) web page.
Sharing Media via Samsung Link to a Target
Device
Important! Make sure all communicating devices are connected
to the same Wi-Fi.
1. Launch Samsung Link on the target device (such as an
Internet TV, Samsung Tablet, etc.).
1. From a Home screen, touch
Link
.
Apps ➔ Samsung
2. Tap your device name from the Devices list.
3. Tap an available category tab (Photos, Music, Videos,
Files) and select a file.
• Touch and hold to select multiple files.
• A file with
in the upper-left indicates it is stored
externally on a memory card or in a web storage location.
Selecting this media causes your device to access the file
from its current location.
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4. Tap an available on-screen file, image, or video to place
a green check mark in the selection box.
5. Tap
to begin streaming the selected files.
6. On a target device (for example, an Internet TV) select
the on-screen Allow button to continue.
Note: At this stage your device is requesting access to share
media with the external source.
Settings
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.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps
➔
Smart Remote.
The Samsung Disclaimer displays.
Configure your device to your preferences.
For more information, refer to “Settings” on page 111.
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.
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2. Touch Agree.
3. Touch Set Up Smart Remote Now: Choose Your Country
or Region.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Talk
Use Google Talk to chat with other Google Talk users.
For more information, refer to “Google Talk” on page 51.
From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Talk.
Video Hub
Samsung Video Hub provides a platform for downloading and
viewing of movies, television shows and other entertainment
content.
1. From the Home screen, tap
➔ Video Hub
Video Player
For more information, refer to “Video Player” on page 70.
From a Home screen, touch
➔
Video Player.
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.
World Clock
View the date and time in any time zone.
Apps
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔
World Clock.
Note: Video Hub service requires a Samsung account and
depends on service availability.
2. Follow the online instructions to rent or buy media.
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 location to display.
A list of world locations displays in landscape mode.
3. Scroll through the list and touch the city you want to add.
Tip: Touch the first letter of the location’s name, to the right of
the list, to find it more quickly.
– or –
Apps
In portrait or landscape mode, touch and turn the globe
to find a location you want to add and touch it.
A pop-up displays the name, the current time and date
there, and the GMT offset.
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4. To add the location, touch
Add on the pop-up.
5. To change the order of the locations, 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 locations you want to delete so that a
check mark displays, then touch Delete.
7. Touch and hold an entry to remove it or to set the
DST settings, which enable or disable Daylight Savings
Time adjustments.
YouTube
View and upload YouTube videos, right from your device.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
YouTube.
Search YouTube and use the keyboard to
2. Touch
enter a keyword or phrase. Touch
on the keyboard
to initiate the search.
3. From the YouTube main screen, touch
options.
4. Touch
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Menu ➔ Settings.
Menu for
Follow the on-screen instructions.
5. For more information touch
Menu ➔ Help.
Section 10: Settings
This section explains Settings for customizing your device.
Accessing Settings
From a Home screen, touch
Settings.
– or –
Apps ➔
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).
From any screen, pull down the Quick Settings bar, then
Settings. For more information, refer to
touch
“Quick Settings” on page 17.
For more information, refer to “Quick Settings” on
page 17.
– or –
The Settings screen displays.
Apps ➔
From a Home screen, touch
Settings. On the Wi-Fi tab, touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn Wi-Fi on or off.
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 five groups of settings: Wireless and
networks, Device, Personal, Accounts and System.
Wi-Fi
Your device supports Wi-Fi a/b/g/n. Use Wi-Fi settings to
manage your device’s Wi-Fi connections.
From any screen, pull down the Quick Settings bar, then
touch Wi-Fi from the Quick Settings menu.
Scan for Wi-Fi Networks
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
For more information about using your device’s Wi-Fi features,
see “Wi-Fi” on page 79.
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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.
4. If necessary, touch Password and enter the password or
hex key.
5. Touch Save.
Advanced Settings
Set up and manage wireless access points.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Wi-Fi.
➔
2. Touch
Menu ➔ Advanced.
The following options display:
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Settings
• 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.
• Check for Internet service: Checks if Wi-Fi internet service is
available when connected to an AP (Access Point).
• 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.
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.
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.
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:
From any screen, pull down the Quick Settings bar, then
touch Bluetooth from the Quick Settings menu.
For more information, refer to “Quick Settings” on
page 17.
– or –
Apps
From a Home screen, touch
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 82.
For more information, refer to “Wi-Fi Direct” on page 80.
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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 82.
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.
• Visibility timeout: 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
Monitor and mange your device’s data usage capabilities.
Features include activation/deactivation of network data
usage, set mobile data usage for a set period of time, and
view application data usage.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔
Data usage.
2. Tap the Data usage cycle button and select either the
current cycle or define your own by selecting Change
cycle.
Note: Data is measured by your device. Your service provider
may account for data usage differently.
Menu and the following options display:
3. Touch the
• Auto-sync data: allows your accounts to automatically sync
• Mobile hotspots: displays available mobile hotspots.
More Settings
This tab displays additional wireless and network information.
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From a Home screen, touch
➔ More settings.
Apps ➔
Settings
Options display for Flight mode, VPN, Nearby devices,
AllShare Cast, and Kies via Wi-Fi.
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 light mode.
A check mark
mode is On.
appears in the check box when Flight
A list of the available access points displays. The active
access point displays a green, filled circle to the right of
the name.
VPN
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 Basic VPN
Before you add a VPN you must determine which VPN
protocol to use: PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol),
L2TP/IPSec PSK (Pre-shared key based L2TP/IPSec), L2TP/
IPSec RSA, IPSec Xauth PSK, IPSec Xauth RSA, IPSec
Hybrid RSA.
1. Before using VPN, you must first set up a screen unlock
PIN or password. For more information, refer to “Lock
Screen” on page 124.
2. From the Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings ➔ More settings ➔ VPN.
3. Tap Add VPN network.
4. Enter a name for the VPN network in the Name field.
5. Select a VPN type from the Type drop-down menu. The
options are:
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• PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol)
• L2TP/IPSec PSK (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol / Internet
Protocol Security Pre-Shared Key)
• L2TP/IPSec RSA
• IPSec Xauth PSK
• IPSec Xauth RSA
• IPSec Hybrid RSA
6. Enter the Server address and any other required fields
(dependent upon the Type selected).
To configure this option:
Apps ➔
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ More settings ➔ Nearby devices.
Settings
2. Touch File sharing to turn File sharing on.
A check mark
sharing is On.
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.
7. Tap the PPP encryption (MPPE) check box to use the
MPPE protocol for encryption.
• Device name: Enter the name for your device. The default is
the model number: SGH-I467M.
8. Tap the Show advanced options check box to display
additional VPN options.
• Allowed devices list: Indicate the devices accessible to your
device.
9. Tap Save to save your VPN settings.
• Not-allowed devices list: Indicate the devices not accessible
to your device.
Nearby Devices
This option allows you to share your media files with nearby
DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) enabled devices.
Warning! If file sharing is enabled, other devices can access
your data. Use the Wi-Fi network and this option with
care.
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• Download to: Set whether to download data to Device or SD
card.
• Upload from other devices: If a nearby device attempts to
upload data, this setting indicates the response. Options are:
Always accept, Always ask, and Always reject.
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. Kies via WiFi allows you to access Samsung Kies using a Wi-Fi network.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ More settings ➔ Kies via Wi-Fi.
2. Select the source of the Wi-Fi connection for Kies air.
For more information, refer to “Kies Via Wi-Fi” on page 84.
Home screen mode
Home screen mode allows you to set your display to the
conventional layout of Basic mode or provide an easier user
experience for the first-time tablet users using Easy mode.
Apps ➔
1. From the Home screen, touch
Settings ➔ Home screen mode.
2. Tap the pull-down dropbox and select one of the
following options:
• Basic mode: provides conventional layout for the apps and
widgets on your home screens.
3. Tap Apply.
Blocking Mode
When enabled, notifications for selected features are disabled.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Blocking mode.
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
ON.
, to turn Blocking mode
3. Touch Disable notifications to enable this feature.
A check mark
appears in the check box when
Disable notifications is On.
4. Touch Disable alarm to enable this feature.
A check mark
appears in the check box when
Disable alarm is On.
5. The Set time option allows you to set Blocking mode for
a specific time range or Always.
6. Touch the Always field to disable it or configure the From
appears in the
and To time fields. A check mark
check box when Disable alarm and timer is On.
• Easy mode: provides easier user experience for first-time
tablet users on the home screens.
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Sound
2. Touch and drag the sliders to set the Vibration intensity:
• Notification: Vibration intensity for alerts to other events.
Volume
• Haptic feedback: Vibration intensity for the Haptic feedback.
Set the volume level for all types of sounds.
3. Touch OK to save your settings.
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 for:
• Music, video, games and other media: Sounds made by
music apps, video apps, and more.
• Notifications: Sounds for alerts to 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.
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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.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Sound.
2. Touch Touch sounds or Screen lock sound (both default
to On).
3. Touch OK to save your settings.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Sound ➔ Vibration intensity.
Default Notifications
Settings
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
3. Touch Haptic feedback to enable a vibration when
softkeys are pressed.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Display
In this menu, you can change various settings for the display.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Display:
• Wallpaper: allows you to set the Wallpaper for your Home
screen, Lock screen, or both.
• Notification panel: allows you to set the brightness of your
notification panel and also select the quick setting buttons that
you want to display at the top of the notification panel. For
more information, refer to “Quick Settings” on page 17.
• Multi window: tap this option to enable/disable the automatic
Multi window feature.
• Page buddy: allows context related pages to be created on
the Home screen. You can select S Pen page, Earphones
page, Docking page, and Roaming page. Tap Page buddy
help for more information. Touch and slide the Page buddy
slider to the right to turn it on
.
• Screen mode: allows you to select from several different color
modes.
• Reading mode: optimizes the screen for reading on selected
applications. Touch and slide the Reading mode slider to the
right to turn it on
.
• Brightness: configures the LCD Brightness levels. To adjust
the brightness, tap Automatic brightness to remove the
checkmark, then drag the slider to the desired brightness and
tap OK.
• Screen timeout: adjusts the delay time before the screen
automatically turns off. Selections are: 15 seconds, 30
seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, and 30
minutes.
• Smart stay: when activated, your screen stays on as long as
you are looking at it.
• Font style: allows you to set the font style that your tablet will
use. You can also tap Get fonts online to choose from a wider
selection.
• Font size: allows you to select which size of font is displayed.
• Increase legibility: enhances the clarity of text.
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• Touch key light duration: allows you to set the time that the
touch keys located on the bottom of your tablet are lit.
• Display battery percentage: allows you to see the battery
charge percentage next to the battery charge icon at the top
of the display.
Storage
Device Memory
From a Home screen, touch
➔ Storage.
Apps ➔
Settings
The Device memory displays as Total space;
Applications; Pictures, 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.
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2. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Storage.
Apps ➔
Settings
Apps ➔
Settings
3. Touch Mount SD card.
From this menu you can view the device memory or mount,
unmount, or format an SD card.
Mounting an SD Card
1. Install an SD card. For more information, refer to
“Installing a Memory Card” on page 6.
Unmounting an SD Card
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Storage.
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 6.
Note: Unmounting an SD card may stop some applications
from functioning. These 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 Erase everything.
Power Saving Mode
When enabled, your device automatically analyzes the screen
and adjusts 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, Screen power saving,
Turn off haptic feedback) to enable or disable them.
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 has been used since the last charge
also displays. Battery usage displays in percentage per
application.
2. Touch the various applications to view how they are
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.
4. Touch Learn about Power saving mode to display more
information about saving power mode.
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Warning! Because this device can be configured with system
software not provided by or supported by Google or
any other company, you operate this device at your
own risk.
Memory Usage
See how memory is being used by Downloaded or Running
applications.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Application manager.
2. Touch Downloaded, Running or All 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.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Application manager.
2. Touch Downloaded to view a list of all the downloaded
applications on your device.
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3. To switch the order of the lists displayed in the
Downloaded tabs, 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:
• 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.
• Uninstall: Deletes the application from the tablet.
For more information, refer to “Uninstalling an App” on
page 84.
• Clear data: Clears application data from memory.
• 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 clearing 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.
5. Touch
Menu ➔
Reset app preferences to
reset preferences set for disabled apps, disabled app
notifications, default apps and background data
restrictions for apps.
Running Services
View and control services running on your device.
Apps ➔
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Application manager.
Warning! Not all services can be stopped. Stopping services
may have undesirable consequences on the
application or Android System.
• Report: Report failure and other application information.
Settings
2. Touch the Running tab.
All the applications that are currently running on the
device display.
3. Touch Show cached processes to display all the cached
processes that are running. Touch Show services in use
to switch back.
4. Touch one of the applications to view application
information.
The following options display:
• Stop: Stops the application from running on the device. This
is usually done prior to uninstalling the application.
Note: Options vary by application.
Location Services
In order to guard your privacy, 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 GPS Satellites
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Location services.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Use GPS satellites to enable the GPS satellite.
When enabled, a check mark
appears in the check
box.
Location and Google Search
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Location services.
Apps ➔
Settings
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2. Touch Location and Google search to use your location
data for improved Google Search results and other
Google services. When enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box.
Lock Screen
Screen Lock
Choose settings for unlocking your screen. For more
information about using the lock and unlock features, see
“Locking and Unlocking the Touch Screen” on page 7.
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.
• Face and voice: Look at your tablet and speak a phrase to
unlock it. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up Face and
voice unlock.
• 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.
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• PIN: 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 a lock screen (any setting other than None).
Lock Screen Options
You can customize the Lock screen with the lock screen
options.
Settings ➔ Lock
1. From a Home screen, touch
screen.
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: Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn
this option on or off. 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.
• Dual Clock: Touch the OFF / ON icon
to turn this
option on or off, which causes dual clock to be displayed on
the lock screen when roaming.
• 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.
• Ripple effect: Shows a ripple effect on the lock screen. When
enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box.
• Ink effect: Shows the ink effect on the lock screen.
• Help text: Display help text on the lock screen. When
enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Using a Visible Pattern
When the Make pattern visible option is enabled, the device
displays the on-screen lock grid that is used for unlocking.
Note: This option only appears when a screen lock option is
active.
Lock Automatically
This option allows you to define the time delay before the
device automatically locks when the screen turns off.
• Wake up in lock screen: Unlock the screen using wake-up
command when swipe or motion lock is enabled.
Note: This option only appears when a screen lock option is
active.
• Set wake-up command: Set the wake-up command if Wake
up in lock screen is enabled.
Lock Instantly with Power Key
Popup Note on Lock Screen
Use this option to display a Popup Note on the lock screen.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Settings ➔ Lock
screen.
When enabled, the screen is automatically locked when the
Power/Lock key is pressed.
Note: This option only appears when a screen lock option is
active.
2. Touch Popup Note on lock screen.
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Vibrate on Screen Tap
When enabled, you will feel vibration as feedback when
entering an unlock pattern, PIN or password.
Note: This option only appears when a screen lock option is
active.
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.
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
To require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your tablet
each time you power it on or encrypt the data on your SD card
each time it is connected:
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1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Security.
Apps ➔
Settings
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, which requires entry of a password
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.
Make passwords visible
When enabled, password characters display briefly as you
touch them while entering passwords.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Security.
2. Touch Make passwords visible to enable or disable brief
displays of password characters.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Device Administrators
Trusted Credentials
To add or remove device administrators:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Security.
Settings
2. Touch Device administrators.
Unknown Sources
To enable or disable installation of non-Google Play
applications:
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.
• User: Displays any CA certificates that you installed, for
example, in the process of installing a client certificate.
2. Touch Unknown sources.
An informational pop-up displays.
3. Read the message and touch OK to allow installation of
non-Google Play applications.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
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.
appears in the check
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.
Warning! Enabling this option causes your tablet and personal
data to be more vulnerable to attack by applications
from unknown sources.
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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 ➔
Settings
2. Touch Install from device storage, then choose a
certificate and follow the prompts to install.
Clear Credentials
Clear stored credentials.
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1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Security.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Clear credentials to remove all certificates.
5. Touch OK to return to the certificate list.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
Note: This setting only appears if you have installed encrypted
certificates.
Language and Input
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 Default and select an input method (Samsung
keyboard).
– or –
Tap Set up input methods to configure the available
input methods.
Google voice typing Settings
Touch
next to Google voice typing to display the
following options:
• Choose input languages: tap on a language that you want to
input. Select Automatic to use the local language or select a
language from the list.
• Block offensive words: tap to create a checkmark and
enable the blocking of recognized offensive words from the
results of your voice-input Google typing.
• Download offline speech recognition: Enables voice input
while offline. Touch the All tab to download speech
recognition for other languages.
Samsung Keyboard Settings
To configure the Samsung keyboard:
Touch
next to Samsung keyboard to display the
following options:
• Input languages: 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:
– Personalized data: Enter personalized data to improve
prediction results.
– Learn from Gmail: Log in to let your device learn your Gmail
Style.
– Learn from Facebook: Log in to let your device learn your
Facebook Style.
– Learn from Twitter: Log in to let your device learn your Twitter
Style.
– Clear remote data: Delete your anonymous data stored on
the personalization server.
– Clear personalised data: Remove all personalized data
entered.
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• Continuous input: Enable or disable the Continuous input
feature. When enabled, you can enter text by sliding your
finger across the keyboard.
• Cursor control: Move cursor by sliding finger across
keyboard.
• Pen detection displays the handwriting pad whenever the
pen is detected.
• Handwriting: Touch to display the following options:
– Recognition type: sets the stroke recognition for the
content.
– Recognition time: Set the recognition time to 100, 300, 500,
1000, or 2000 milliseconds.
– Pen thickness: Set the pen thickness to 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9 pixels.
– Pen colour: Choose a pen colour.
– Gesture guide: Displays examples of the various gestures
that can be used to edit handwriting.
– Tutorial: Help for using Handwriting recognition.
– About: Displays information about the handwriting software.
• Advanced displays the following advanced options:
– Auto capitalisation automatically capitalizes the first letter of
the first word in each sentence (standard English style).
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– Auto spacing: automatically inserts spaces between words.
– Auto-punctuate automatically inserts a full stop in a sentence
by tapping the space bar twice when using the on-screen
QWERTY keyboard.
– Character preview provides an automatic preview of the
current character selection within the text string. This is helpful
when multiple characters are available within one key.
– Key-tap vibration enables vibration feedback when you tap
an on-screen key.
– Key-tap sound enables auditory feedback when you tap an
on-screen key.
• Tutorial: Displays help for using the Samsung keyboard and
XT9 predictive text.
• Reset settings: Reset keyboard settings except XT9 my
words and auto-substitution.
Speech Settings
To set the speech settings for Voice search:
Settings ➔ Language
1. From a Home screen, touch
and input.
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.
• Listen to an example: Play a sample of speech synthesis
(available if voice data is installed).
• Block offensive words: Enable or disable blocking of
recognized offensive words from the results of your voiceinput Google searches.
• Driving mode: New notifications are read aloud when
enabled. Touch the OFF / ON icon
to enable, then
touch Driving mode to display the Driving mode settings:
New emails, Alarm, Schedule, and Unlock screen.
• Download offline speech recognition: Enable voice input
while offline. Touch the All tab to download speech
recognition for other languages.
• Bluetooth headset: Records audio through a Bluetooth
headset when connected.
Voice output provides audible readout of text, for example, the
contents of email messages.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Settings ➔Language
and input.
2. Touch Text-to-speech output and select the preferred
TTS engine.
3. Touch
next to the preferred TTS engine and
configure.
4. Configure the following:
• Speech rate: Set the speed at which the text is spoken.
Mouse/trackpad
This option sets your Pointer speed for your mouse or
trackpad when you are using a keyboard dock accessory.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Language and input.
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.
Cloud
Back up your personal data using your Samsung Account or
use a Dropbox account to sync your device content.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Cloud.
2. Under Personal data management:
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If you have not signed in to your Samsung Account,
touch Add account.
If you have signed in to your Samsung Account:
• Touch your Samsung Account to manage your sync settings
or remove your Samsung Account.
• Touch Sync settings to sync your calendar, contacts,
Internet, and S Note settings with your Samsung Account.
• Touch Device backup to manage your back up and restore
options.
3. Under Contents sync (with Dropbox):
• Touch Set account to set up your Dropbox account and sync
device content.
Back Up and Reset
You can also back up your data to the Google server and
reset your device to its factory defaults.
Backup and Restore
Back Up My Data
Enable or disable backup of your information to the Google
server.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Backup and reset.
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2. Touch Back up my data to enable or disable back up of
application data, Wi-Fi passwords, and other settings to
the Google server.
Backup Account
If you have enabled the Back up my data option, then the
Backup account option is available.
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Back up and reset.
2. Touch Backup account and touch your Google Gmail
account or touch Add account to set your Google Gmail
account to be backed up to the Google server.
Automatic Restore
When enabled, backed-up settings are restored when you
reinstall an application.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Back up and reset.
2. Touch Automatic restore to enable or disable automatic
restoration of settings from the Google server.
Personal Data
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 kind of
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.
Note: If you have set up your Samsung account, it has to be
deleted before performing this function. For more
information, refer to “Adding an Account” on page 133.
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.
Adding an Account
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
and then navigate to the Accounts area.
Settings
2. Tap Add account and select one of the account types.
3. Use the keyboard and follow the prompts to enter your
credentials and set up the account.
4. A green button will appear next to the account type once
you have created an account. Your accounts will also be
displayed in the Accounts section of the main Settings
menu.
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Removing an Account
– or –
Important! Removing an account also deletes all of its
messages, contacts, and other data from the
device.
Apps ➔
1. From a Home screen, touch
and then navigate to the Accounts area.
Settings
2. Tap the account name.
3. From the Accounts area of the screen, tap the account
name.
4. Tap Remove account, then tap Remove account at the
prompt to remove the account and delete all its
messages, contacts, and other data.
Synchronizing a Accounts
By default, all managed accounts are synchronized. You can
also manually sync all current accounts.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
and then navigate to the Accounts area.
2. Tap the account type.
3.
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Tap Sync all to synchronize all your accounts of the
same type.
Tap an account name. Tap selection boxes next to the
available account components to add or remove
checkmarks that indicate the component will be
synchronized (for example, a Gmail account can sync
Calendar, Contacts, Gmail, Google Photos, and more).
Tap Sync now to synchronize the account.
Motion
It is possible to control certain aspects of your tablet by simply
tilting it. You can tilt your tablet to reduce or enlarge the
screen. You can move an icon from one Home page to
another by panning your device to the left or right while
holding the icon.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Settings ➔ Motion.
2. The following options are available:
• Touch the OFF / ON icon
to activate each option.
• Palm swipe to capture: Once enabled, you can capture any
on-screen information swiping across the screen. In a single
motion, press the side of your hand on the screen and swipe
form left to right. The image is then copied to the clipboard.
• Palm touch to mute/pause: Once enabled, you can pause
any on-screen video or mute any current sound by simply
covering the screen with your hand. Once you remove your
hand from the screen, the device goes back to normal by
either continuing to play the current video or unmuting the
current sound.
• Learn about hand motions: Choose this option to display
on-screen instructions for the Palm swipe to capture and
Palm touch to mute/pause.
S Pen
Pen Attach/Detach Sound
To set the sound that is made when the pen is attached or
detached from your tablet:
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ S Pen.
2. Touch Pen attach/detach sound.
3. Touch Off, Sound1, Sound2, or Sound3.
If a sound is chosen, a sound example plays.
4. Touch OK.
Open Popup Note
When the S Pen is detached, a Popup note displays.
When enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box.
Battery Saving
To extend battery life when the pen is attached:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ S Pen.
Settings
2. Touch Battery saving.
When enabled, a check mark
appears in the check
box and, when the pen is attached, your tablet does not
try to detect it.
Air View
Hold the pen nib near the screen to see more information.
To enable the air view pointer when using the S Pen:
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ S Pen.
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
activate the option.
next to Air view to
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3. When enabled, touch Air view to enable the Pointer,
Information preview, Icon labels (by pen nib), and List
scrolling options. When enabled, a check mark
appears in the check box next to the option.
Sound and Haptic Feedback
2. Touch Sound and haptic feedback.
appears in the check
Quick Command Settings
To create pen gestures to open selected applications or
perform tasks:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ S Pen.
2. Touch Quick Command settings.
The Quick Command settings screens displays existing
gestures.
3. Touch
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To view S Pen help information:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ S Pen.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch S Pen help.
To enable or disable sound and vibration when using the
S Pen:
Apps ➔
Settings
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ S Pen.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
S Pen Help
Add a command to set up a new gesture.
3. Touch Air view, Gesture, or Quick Command to view the
help information.
Accessory
This menu allows you to select the Dock sound, Audio output
mode, and Audio output options when using a car or desk
dock.
Dock
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessory.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Dock sound: The tablet will play sounds when inserting
and removing the device from the dock when enabled.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
3. Audio output mode: Use external dock speakers when
the phone is docked.
HDMI
To set the HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) audio
setting:
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Accessory.
2. Touch Audio output.
3. Touch Stereo or Surround to set the audio output setting.
Date and Time
By default, your device receives date and time information
from the wireless network. When you are outside network
coverage, you may want to set date and time information
manually using the Date & time settings.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ Date and time.
2. Tap Automatic date and time to allow the network to set
the date and time.
3. Tap Automatic time zone to allow the network to set the
time zone.
Important! Deactivate Automatic date and time to manually set
the rest of the options.
4. Tap Set date and tap the up and down arrows to set the
Month, Day, and Year then tap Set.
5. Tap Set time and tap the up and down arrows to set the
Hour, Minute, and PM/AM, then tap Set.
6. Tap Select time zone, then tap a time zone.
7. Optional: Tap Use 24-hour format. If this is not selected
the tablet automatically uses a 12-hour format.
8. Tap Select date format and tap the date format type.
Accessibility
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 Accessibility
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Configure the following settings:
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• 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: Swipe down from the top of the screen to display the Quick
Settings panel. Touch Screen rotation to enable or disable
the auto-rotate feature. For more information, refer to
“Quick Settings” on page 17.
• Screen timeout: Select the screen delay time the screen
delays shutting off after inactivity for the selected period of
time.
• Lock automatically to lock the screen automatically after a
selected amount of time.
Note: The Lock automatically function is only available if your
device is already using the screen lock feature.
• 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.
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Services Accessibility
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 Accessibility
To set the font size:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Font size.
3. Touch a font size. Options are: Tiny, Small, Normal,
Large, and Huge.
To set negative screen colours:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Negative colours.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
To set voice output settings:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Touch OK to save or Cancel to discard.
appears in the check
Apps ➔
Settings
2. Touch Text-to-speech output and select the preferred
TTS engine. For more information, refer to “Speech
Settings” on page 130.
To install accessibility scripts:
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Apps ➔
Settings
3. Touch Mono audio. When Mono audio is enabled, you
can listen through one earphone to mono audio sound.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
To turn off all sounds including receiver voice:
Apps ➔
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
Settings
2. Touch Turn off all sounds.
When enabled, a check mark
box.
appears in the check
Mobility Accessibility
2. Touch Enhance web accessibility.
3. Touch Allow to allow applications to install scripts from
Google that make their Web content more accessible.
Hearing Accessibility
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ Accessibility.
2. Tap the Sound balance field and use the slider to set the
Left and Right balance when using a stereo device.
Apps ➔
Settings
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.
Options are: Short, Medium, and Long.
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Developer Options
Set options for application development.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
➔ Developer options.
• Allow mock locations: Used by developers when developing
location-based applications.
Settings
at the top of the
2. Touch the OFF / ON icon
screen to activate developer options.
• Select debug app: Allows developers to select a specific
application to debug.
• Wait for debugger: Specified apps must have debugger
attached before executing.
• Show touches: Displays touch interactions on the screen.
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.
• USB debugging: When enabled, allows debugging when the
device is attached to a PC by a USB cable.
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• Show pointer location: Highlights the data that was touched
on the screen.
• Show layout boundaries: Displays clip bounds, margins, and
so on.
• Show GPU view updates: Flashes views inside windows
when drawn with GPU.
• Show screen updates: Areas of the screen flash when they
update.
• Window animation scale: Configure the scale for animation
(ranges from off to 10x).
• Transition animation scale: Configure the scale for
transitioning when using animation (ranges from off to 10x).
• Animator duration scale: Configure the scale for duration
when using animation (ranges from off to 10x).
Apps ➔
• Disable hardware overlays: Assigns the work of rendering to
the GPU.
1. From a Home screen, touch
➔ About device.
• Force GPU rendering: Allows the use of 2D hardware
accelerations in applications.
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 142.
• Strict mode: Makes the screen flash when applications
perform long operations on the main thread.
• Show CPU usage: Screen highlights the current CPU usage.
• Profile GPU rendering: Uses a 2D acceleration in
applications.
• Enable traces: Enables/disables on-screen tracing based on
an available parameter.
• Do not keep activities: Destroys every activity as soon as the
application is closed.
• Limit background processes: Sets the number of processes
that can run in the background.
• Show all ANRs: Displays a prompt when applications running
in the background are not responding.
About Device
View information about your device, including status, legal
information, hardware and software versions, and battery use.
Settings
• Status: View Battery status, Battery level, Network, Signal
strength, Mobile network type, Service state, Roaming,
Mobile network state, My phone number, IMEI (International
Mobile Equipment Identity), IMEI SV, IP address, Wi-Fi MAC
address, Bluetooth address, Serial number, Up time, and
Device status.
• Legal information: Display Open source licenses, Google
legal, Samsung 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.
• Model number: Display your device’s model number.
• Android version: Display the firmware version of your device.
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• Baseband version: displays the baseband version loaded on
this handset.
• 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
The Software Update feature enables you to use your phone
to connect to the network and upload any new phone software
directly to your phone. The phone automatically updates with
the latest available software when you access this option.
1. From a Home screen, touch
Apps ➔
Settings
➔ About device ➔ Software update.
2. Touch Update to check for updates.
3. At the Software update prompt, tap OK.
The tablet automatically updates the software.
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when The latest updates have already been installed
is displayed, tap OK.
4. When updating software, once the update file is
downloaded, you can delay the update on the start
screen by postponing it for a certain period of time. If
you want to resume the update before the selected time,
tap Continue update.
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Section 11: Health and Safety
Getting the Most Out of Your Reception
Keeping Tabs on Signal Strength
The quality of each call you make or receive depends on the
signal strength in your area. Your phone informs you of the
current signal strength by displaying a number of bars next to
the signal strength icon. The more bars displayed, the
stronger the signal. If you’re inside a building, being near a
window may give you better reception.
Understanding How Your Phone Operates
Your phone is basically a radio transmitter and receiver. When
it’s turned on, it receives and transmits radio frequency (RF)
signals. When you use your phone, the system handling your
call controls the power level. This power can range from 0.006
watts to 0.2 watts in digital mode.
Maintaining Your Phone’s Peak Performance
There are several simple guidelines for operating your phone
properly and maintaining safe, satisfactory service.
• Speak directly into the mouthpiece.
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• Avoid exposing your phone and accessories to rain or liquid spills. If
your phone does get wet, immediately turn the power off and
remove the battery. If it’s inoperable, return it to a dealer store or
call Customer Support for service.
Note: For the best care of your phone, only authorized
personnel should service your phone and accessories.
Faulty service may void the warranty.
Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to
Your Phone
Failure to follow the instructions outlined may lead to serious
personal injury and possible property damage.
Using Your Phone While Driving
Talking on your phone while driving (or operating the phone
without a hands-free device) is prohibited in some
jurisdictions. Laws vary as to specific restrictions. Remember
that safety always comes first.
When using your phone in the car:
• Get to know your phone and its features, such as speed dial
and re-dial.
• When available, use a hands-free device.
• Position your phone within easy reach.
• Let the person you are speaking to know you are driving. If
necessary, suspend the call in heavy traffic or hazardous weather
conditions.
• Do not take notes or look up phone numbers while driving.
• Dial sensibly and assess the traffic. If possible, place calls when
stationary or before pulling into traffic.
• Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may
divert your attention from the road.
• Dial 911 to report serious emergencies. It’s free from your wireless
phone.
• Use your phone to help others in emergencies.
• Call roadside assistance or a special non-emergency wireless
number when necessary.
Note: Always turn off the phone in health care facilities and
request permission before using the phone near medical
equipment.
Turning Off Your Phone Before Flying
Turn off your phone before boarding any aircraft. To prevent
possible interference with aircraft systems, Transport Canada
regulations require you to have permission from a crew
member to use your phone while the plane is on the ground.
To prevent any risk of interference, regulations prohibit using
your phone while the plane is in the air.
Turning Off Your Phone in Dangerous Areas
To avoid interfering with blasting operations, turn off your
phone when in a blasting area or in other areas with signs
indicating that two-way radios should be turned off.
Construction crews often use remote-control RF devices to set
off explosives.
Turn off your phone when you are in an area with a
potentially explosive atmosphere. Although it is rare, your
phone or its accessories could generate sparks. Sparks
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could cause an explosion or a fire resulting in bodily
injury or even death. These areas are often, but not
always, clearly marked.
These areas include:
• Fueling areas such as gas stations.
• Below deck on boats.
• Fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities.
• Areas where the air contains chemicals or particles such as grain,
dust, or metal powders.
• Any other area where you would normally be advised to turn off
your vehicle’s engine.
Note: Never transport or store flammable gas, liquid, or
explosives in the compartment of your vehicle that
contains your phone or its accessories.
Restricting Children’s Access to your Phone
Your phone is not a toy. Children should not be allowed to play
with it because they could hurt themselves and others,
damage the phone, dial 911 by mistake, or make calls that
increase your phone bill.
Warning Regarding Display
The display on your handset is made of glass or acrylic and
could break if your handset is dropped or if it receives
significant impact. Do not use if screen is broken or cracked as
this could cause injury to you.
Caring for the Battery
Protecting Your Battery
The guidelines listed below help you get the most out of your
battery’s performance.
• Use only Samsung approved batteries and desktop chargers.
These chargers are designed to maximize battery life. Using other
batteries or chargers voids your warranty and may cause damage.
• In order to avoid damage, charge the battery only in temperatures
that range from 32º F to 113º F (0º C to 45º C).
• Don’t use the battery charger in direct sunlight or in high humidity
areas, such as the bathroom.
• Never dispose of the battery by incineration.
• Keep the metal contacts on top of the battery clean.
• Don’t attempt to disassemble or short-circuit the battery.
• The battery may need recharging if it has not been used for a long
period of time.
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• It’s best to replace the battery when it no longer provides acceptable
performance. When used correctly, the battery can be recharged
hundreds of times before it needs replacing.
• Don’t store the battery in high temperature areas for long periods of
time. It’s best to follow these storage rules:
– Less than one month:
-4º F to 140º F (-20º C to 60º C)
– More than one month:
-4º F to 113º F (-20º C to 45º C)
Disposal of Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) Batteries
For safe disposal options of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your
nearest service center.
Special Note: Be sure to dispose of your battery properly. In
some areas, the disposal of batteries in household or business
trash may be prohibited.
Note: For safety, do not handle a damaged or leaking Li-Ion
battery.
Acknowledging Special Precautions
and Industry Canada Notice
Cautions
Any changes or modifications to your phone not expressly
approved in this document could void your warranty for this
equipment, and void your authority to operate this equipment.
Only use approved batteries, antennas, and chargers. The
use of any unauthorized accessories may be dangerous and
void the phone warranty if said accessories cause damage or
a defect to the phone.
Although your phone is quite sturdy, it is a complex piece of
equipment and can be broken. Avoid dropping, hitting,
bending, or sitting on it.
Information to User
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits of a Class B digital device. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in
a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
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installation; if this equipment does cause harmful interference
to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try
to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
• Reorient/relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that
to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for
help.
Warning! At very high volumes, prolonged listening to a headset
can damage your hearing.
Specific Absorption Rates (SAR) for Wireless
Phones
The SAR is a value that corresponds to the relative amount of
RF energy absorbed in the head of a user of a wireless
handset.
The SAR value of a phone is the result of an extensive testing,
measuring and calculation process. It does not represent how
much RF the phone emits. All phone models are tested at their
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highest value in strict laboratory settings. But when in
operation, the SAR of a phone can be substantially less than
the level reported to Industry Canada. This is because of a
variety of factors including its proximity to a base station
antenna, phone design and other factors. What is important to
remember is that each phone meets strict federal guidelines.
Variations in SARs do not represent a variation in safety.
All phones must meet the federal standard, which incorporates
a substantial margin of safety. As stated above, variations in
SAR values between different model phones do not mean
variations in safety. SAR values at or below the federal
standard of 1.6 W/kg are considered safe for use by the
public.
The highest reported SAR value for the N5110 is:
Body: 1.08 W/Kg
This phone has been tested and meets RF exposure
guidelines when used with an accessory that contains no
metal and that positions the mobile device 0 cm from the body.
Owner’s Record
The model number, regulatory number, and serial number are
located on a nameplate inside the battery compartment.
Record the serial number in the space provided below. This
will be helpful if you need to contact us about your phone in
the future.
Model: SGH-I467M
Serial No.:
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Index
A
Accessibility 137
Hearing 139
Mobility 139
Services 138
System 137
Vision 138
Accounts
setting up 31
Adobe PDF 104
Alarm
Turning Off 89
Android keyboard
configuring 40
aNote HD 89
App Shortcuts 22
Application Bar 13
Application Manager settings
downloaded apps 122
running services 123
Applications 29
downloading new 103
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Applications settings
USB debugging 140
Audio
Output Mode 136
B
Back button 13
Battery
charging 2
indicator 2
installing and removing 2
Battery Care 146
Bluetooth
pairing with a device 82
settings 113
turning on or off 82
C
Calendar 104
Camcorder
recording video 68
settings 68
Camera
settings 64
taking photos 63
ChatON 55
Contacts
creating 32
display options 33
exporting and importing 35
groups 35
joining 34
linking 34
namecards 34
separating joined 34
setting a photo as contact icon 75
starred contacts 37
updating 32
D
Data Usage 114
Developer Options
allow mock locations 140
DivX®
registration code 141
Downloads
managing 84
Dropbox 95
E
Email
Combined view 49
composing and sending 50
F
Firmware Update 84
Flight Mode 115
Flipboard 95
G
Gallery 72
sharing photos and video 76
viewing photos and video 73
Gmail
account settings 48
composing and sending 47
refreshing your account 46
setting up your account 45
Google
Gmail 45
Local 99
Maps 99
Navigation 101
Play Store 103
YouTube 110
Google Messenger 55
Google Play 103
Google Search 96
Google Settings 97
Google Voice Typing 43
Google+ 55
GPS Applications 87
Groups
creating 35
H
Handwriting 42
Health and Safety 144
Children 146
Dangerous Areas 145
Driving 144
Flying 145
Home screen 11
adding widgets 22
folders 23
primary shortcuts 22
wallpaper 24
Hotspots 114
I
Icons
Status Bar 21
Industry Canada 147
Infrared Blaster 10
Internet 77
Quick Controls 79
K
Kies 84
via Wi-Fi 117
L
Language and input settings
select language 128
Local 99
Location Services Settings 123
M
Maps 99
Memory Card
formatting 30
installing 6
removing 6
Messages
email 48
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Gmail 45
types 45
Messenger 55
Mobile networks 115
Multi Window
Activate/Deactivate 25
Customizing 27
Increase App Window Size 29
Maximize App 29
Panel Relocation 26
Rearrange Apps 27
Removing Apps 27
Restoring Apps 27
Running Multiple Apps 27
Switch Arrangement 28
Tab Repositioning 25
Using 25
Music
creating a playlist 59
Music Player 58
Music Hub 58
Music Player 58
N
Namecards
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sending 34
Navigation 13
command keys 22
Primary Shortcuts 22
screen 14
Nearby Devices
settings 116
status 20
Notification Panel 17
Notifications 17
O
Owner’s Record 149
P
Pairing with Bluetooth 82
Photo ID
setting 75
Photos
Gallery 72
sharing 76
taking 63
Play Books 102
Play Music 57
Play Store 103
Playlists
creating 59
Polaris® Office 104
Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot 115
Powering On and Off 4
Predictive Text 129
Privacy settings
factory data reset 133
Q
Quick Controls 79
R
Readers Hub 104
Remote
Smart 108
Reset
factory data 133
S
Samsung Apps 105
Samsung Keyboard
entering text 39
Settings 41
Samsung Kies 84
Samsung Link 105
Sharing Media 107
Samsung Link Settings 106
SAR 148
Screen Capture 98
Securing your device
locking and unlocking 7
Security
locking and unlocking 7
Security settings
device administration 127
passwords 126
trusted credentials 127
Settings 111
developer options 140
Location Services 123
Shortcuts 22
Signal strength 144
Smart Remote 108
Set up 108
Snooze 89
Software Update 142
Sound settings
notifications 118
volume 118
Specific Absorption Rates 148
W
Status Bar 21
T
Text
input methods 39
Touch Screen 7
Lock/Unlock 7
Turning Your Device On and Off 4
U
Updating Applications 87
USB connections
as a mass storage device 86
USB settings
as a mass storage device 86
Windows Media Player 85
V
Video Hub 109
Videos
Gallery 72
recording 68
sharing 76
Voice Search 96, 109
Volume Key 10
Widgets 22
Wi-Fi
adding a connection manually 80
Direct settings 112
scanning and connecting 80
settings 111
turning on 80
turning on or off 111
WiFi (see Wi-Fi) 79
Wi-Fi Direct 20, 80
Windows Media Player
synchronizing with 85
Wireless Networking
Bluetooth 82
Wi-Fi 79
World Clock 109
X
XT9 Predictive Text 129
Y
YouTube 110
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