Samsung | SM-P901 | Samsung SM-P901 User Manual

SM-P901
User Manual
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About this manual
This device provides high quality mobile communication and entertainment using Samsung’s
high standards and technological expertise. This user manual is specially designed to detail
the device’s functions and features.
• Please read this manual before using the device to ensure safe and proper use.
• Descriptions are based on the device’s default settings.
• Images and screenshots may differ in appearance from the actual product.
• Content may differ from the final product, or from software provided by service providers
or carriers, and is subject to change without prior notice. For the latest version of the
manual, refer to the Samsung website, www.samsung.com.
• Content (high quality content) that requires high CPU and RAM usage will affect the
overall performance of the device. Applications related to the content may not work
properly depending on the device’s specifications and the environment that it is used in.
• Available features and additional services may vary by device, software, or service
provider.
• Applications and their functions may vary by country, region, or hardware specifications.
Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by applications from any provider
other than Samsung.
• Samsung is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by edited
registry settings or modified operating system software. Attempting to customise the
operating system may cause the device or applications to work improperly.
• Software, sound sources, wallpapers, images, and other media provided with this device
are licensed for limited use. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other
purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Users are entirely responsible for illegal
use of media.
• You may incur additional charges for data services, such as messaging, uploading and
downloading, auto-syncing, or using location services. To avoid additional charges, select
an appropriate data tariff plan. For details, contact your service provider.
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• Default applications that come with the device are subject to updates and may no longer
be supported without prior notice. If you have questions about an application provided
with the device, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed applications,
contact service providers.
• Modifying the device’s operating system or installing softwares from unofficial sources
may result in device malfunctions and data corruption or loss. These actions are violations
of your Samsung licence agreement and will void your warranty.
Instructional icons
Warning: situations that could cause injury to yourself or others
Caution: situations that could cause damage to your device or other equipment
Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 Samsung Electronics
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No part of this guide may be reproduced, distributed, translated, or transmitted in any form or
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information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of Samsung
Electronics.
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Trademarks
• SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics.
• Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. worldwide.
• Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint™, Wi-Fi Direct™, Wi-Fi
CERTIFIED™, and the Wi-Fi logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
• All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
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Table of Contents
Getting started
38Notifications
39 Home screen
45 Applications screen
46 Using applications
47Help
47 Entering text
50 Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
51 Setting up accounts
52 Setting up user profiles
52 Transferring files
54 Securing the device
56 Upgrading the device
8 Device layout
9Buttons
10 S Pen
10 Package contents
11 Installing the SIM or USIM card
12 Charging the battery
15 Inserting a memory card
17 Replacing the S Pen nib
18 Turning the device on and off
18 Holding the device
19 Locking and unlocking the device
19 Adjusting the volume
19 Switching to silent mode
Communication
57Phone
62Contacts
67Messages
68Email
70 Google Mail
72Hangouts
72Google+
73Photos
73Twitter
Basics
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Indicator icons
Using the touch screen
Control motions
Palm motions
Samsung Smart Pause
Using Multi Window
Using the S Pen
Air view
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Web & network
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124
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74Internet
75Chrome
76Bluetooth
77 Screen Mirroring
78e-Meeting
84WebEx
93 Remote PC
98 SideSync 3.0
104WatchON
Play Movies & TV
Play Music
Play Games
Play Newsstand
Utilities
125 S Note
132 Action Memo
133 S Planner
135Dropbox
135Cloud
136Drive
136 Hancom Viewer
139Alarm
140 World Clock
141Calculator
141 S Voice
142 S Finder
142Google
143 Voice Search
143Scrapbook
144 My Files
146Downloads
147Evernote
147KNOX
Media
105Music
107Camera
114Gallery
118Video
119YouTube
120Flipboard
120Businessweek+
121NYTimes
121 SketchBook for Galaxy
Application & media stores
122 Play Store
123 Samsung Apps
123 Play Books
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Travel & local
148Maps
Settings
149 About Settings
149Connections
153Device
161Controls
167General
171 Google Settings
Troubleshooting
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Device layout
Front camera
Volume button
IrLED
Power button
Speaker
Light sensor
Multipurpose jack
Touch screen
Memory card slot
Recent apps button
SIM card slot
Home button
Back button
Microphone
Rear camera
GPS antenna
S Pen
Headset jack
Flash
Speaker
Main antenna
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• Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause
connectivity problems or drain the battery.
• Do not use a screen protector. This causes sensor malfunctions.
• Do not allow water to contact the touch screen. The touch screen may malfunction
in humid conditions or when exposed to water.
Buttons
Button
Function
• Press and hold to turn the device on or off.
Power
• Press and hold for more than 7 seconds to reset the device if
it has fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes.
• Press to lock or unlock the device. The device goes into lock
mode when the touch screen turns off.
Recent apps
Home
• Tap to open the list of recent applications.
• Press to return to the Home screen.
• Press and hold to launch Google search.
Back
• Tap to return to the previous screen.
Volume
• Press to adjust the device volume.
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S Pen
S Pen button
S Pen tip
Name
Function
S Pen tip
• Perform basic S Pen actions. (p. 21)
S Pen button
• Perform advanced S Pen actions. (p. 34)
Package contents
Check the product box for the following items:
• Device
• Quick start guide
• The items supplied with the device and any available accessories may vary
depending on the region or service provider.
• The supplied items are designed only for this device and may not be compatible
with other devices.
• Appearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
• You can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make
sure they are compatible with the device before purchase.
• Other accessories may not be compatible with your device.
• Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Malfunctions caused by using
unapproved accessories are not covered by the warranty service.
• Availability of all accessories is subject to change depending entirely on
manufacturing companies. For more information about available accessories, refer
to the Samsung website.
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Installing the SIM or USIM card
Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider.
Only microSIM cards work with the device.
1 Open the cover of the SIM card slot.
2 Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
3 Push the SIM or USIM card into the slot until it locks in place.
• Do not insert a memory card into the SIM card slot. If a memory card happens to
be lodged in the SIM card slot, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to
remove the memory card.
• Use caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not
responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.
4 Close the cover of the SIM card slot.
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Removing the SIM or USIM card
1 Open the cover of the SIM card slot.
2 Push the SIM or USIM card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.
3 Close the cover of the SIM card slot.
Charging the battery
Use the charger to charge the battery before using it for the first time.
Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or
cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device.
• When the battery power is low, the battery icon appears empty.
• If the battery is completely discharged, the device cannot be turned on
immediately when the charger is connected. Allow a depleted battery to charge for
a few minutes before turning on the device.
• If you use multiple applications at once, network applications, or applications
that need a connection to another device, the battery will drain quickly. To avoid
disconnecting from the network or losing power during a data transfer, always use
these applications after fully charging the battery.
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Charging with the charger
Connect the USB cable to the USB power adaptor and then plug the end of the USB cable into
the multipurpose jack.
Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any
damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty.
• The device can be used while it is charging, but it may take longer to fully charge
the battery.
• If the device receives an unstable power supply while charging, the touch screen
may not function. If this happens, unplug the charger from the device.
• While charging, the device may heat up. This is normal and should not affect the
device’s lifespan or performance. If the battery gets hotter than usual, the charger
may stop charging.
• If the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a
Samsung Service Centre.
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After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the
device, and then unplug it from the electric socket.
To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use. The charger does not have a
power switch, so you must unplug the charger from the electric socket when not in
use to avoid wasting power. The charger should remain close to the electric socket
and easily accessible while charging.
Checking the battery charge status
When you charge the battery while the device is off, the following icons will show the current
battery charge status:
Charging
Fully charged
Reducing the battery consumption
Your device provides options that help you save battery power. By customising these options
and deactivating features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges:
• When you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power button.
• Close unnecessary applications with the task manager.
• Deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
• Deactivate the Wi-Fi feature.
• Deactivate auto-syncing of applications.
• Decrease the backlight time.
• Decrease the brightness of the display.
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Inserting a memory card
Your device accepts memory cards with maximum capacities of 64 GB. Depending on the
memory card manufacturer and type, some memory cards may not be compatible with your
device.
• Some memory cards may not be fully compatible with the device. Using an
incompatible card may damage the device or the memory card, or corrupt the data
stored in it.
• Use caution to insert the memory card right-side up.
• The device supports the FAT and the exFAT file systems for memory cards. When
inserting a card formatted in a different file system, the device asks to reformat the
memory card.
• Frequent writing and erasing of data shortens the lifespan of memory cards.
• When inserting a memory card into the device, the memory card’s file directory
appears in the SD Memory card folder.
1 Open the cover of the memory card slot.
2 Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
3 Push the memory card into the slot until it locks in place.
4 Close the cover of the memory card slot.
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Removing the memory card
Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. On the Home screen, tap
→ Settings → General → Storage → Unmount SD card.
1 Open the cover of the memory card slot.
2 Push the memory card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.
3 Close the cover of the memory card slot.
Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring or accessing
information. Doing so can cause data to be lost or corrupted or damage to the
memory card or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses that result from the
misuse of damaged memory cards, including the loss of data.
Formatting the memory card
A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the
memory card on the device.
On the Home screen, tap → Settings → General → Storage → Format SD card →
Format SD card → Erase everything.
Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all
important data stored on the device. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss
of data resulting from user actions.
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Replacing the S Pen nib
While using the S Pen, the S Pen nib may get dull. If the nib is dull, replace it with a new one.
1 Hold the nib with the tweezers firmly, and then pull it out.
2 Insert a new nib into the S Pen until you hear a click.
Do not let your finger get caught between the tweezers and the nib.
• Do not reuse old nibs. Doing so may cause the S Pen to malfunction.
• Do not press the nib excessively when inserting the nib into the S Pen.
• Do not insert the round end of the nib into the S Pen. This may cause damage to
the S Pen or your device.
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Turning the device on and off
When turning on the device for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your
device.
Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds to turn on the device.
• Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas
where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals.
• Press and hold the Power button and tap Flight mode to disable the wireless
features.
To turn off the device, press and hold the Power button, and then tap Power off.
Holding the device
Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity
problems or drain the battery.
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Locking and unlocking the device
When not in use, lock the device to prevent unwanted operation. Pressing the Power button
turns off the screen and puts the device into lock mode. The device automatically gets locked
if it is not used for a specified period.
To unlock the device, press the Power button or the Home button when the touch screen is
turned off, tap anywhere on the screen, and then flick your finger in any direction.
Adjusting the volume
Press the Volume button left or right to adjust the ringtone volume, or to adjust the sound
volume when playing music or video.
Switching to silent mode
Use one of the following methods:
• Press and hold the Volume button left until it switches to silent mode.
• Press and hold the Power button, and then tap Mute or Vibrate.
• Open the notifications panel at the top of the screen, and then tap Sound or Vibrate.
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Indicator icons
The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the
device. The icons listed in the table below are most common.
Icon
Meaning
No signal
Signal strength
Roaming (outside of normal service area)
GPRS network connected
EDGE network connected
UMTS network connected
HSDPA network connected
HSPA+ network connected
Wi-Fi connected
Bluetooth feature activated
GPS activated
Call in progress
Missed call
Smart screen feature activated
Synced with the web
Connected to computer
No SIM or USIM card
New text or multimedia message
Alarm activated
S Pen removed
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Icon
Meaning
Mute mode activated
Vibration mode activated
Flight mode activated
Error occurred or caution required
Battery power level
Using the touch screen
Use only fingers or the S Pen to use the touch screen.
• Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices.
Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction.
• To avoid damaging the touch screen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply
excessive pressure to it with your fingertips.
• The device may not recognise touch inputs close to the edges of the screen, which
are outside of the touch input area.
• Leaving the touch screen idle for extended periods may result in afterimages
(screen burn-in) or ghosting. Turn off the touch screen when you do not use the
device.
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Finger gestures
Tapping
To open an application, to select a menu item, to press an on-screen button, or to enter a
character using the on-screen keyboard, tap it with a finger.
Tapping and holding
Tap and hold an item for more than 2 seconds to access available options.
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Dragging
To move an icon, thumbnail, or preview to a new location, tap and hold it and drag it to the
target position.
Double-tapping
Double-tap on a webpage or image to zoom in a part. Double-tap again to return.
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Flicking
Flick left or right on the Home screen or the Applications screen to see another panel. Flick up
or down to scroll through a webpage or a list, such as contacts.
Pinching
Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Pinch to zoom out.
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Control motions
Simple motions allow easy control of the device.
Before using motions, make sure the motion feature is activated. On the Home screen, tap
→ Settings → Controls → Motions, and then drag the Motions switch to the right.
Excessive shaking or impact to the device may result in unintended inputs. Control
motions properly.
Rotating the screen
Many applications allow display in either portrait or landscape orientation. Rotating the
device causes the display to automatically adjust to fit the new screen orientation.
To prevent the display from rotating automatically, open the notifications panel and deselect
Screen rotation.
• Some applications do not allow screen rotation.
• Some applications display a different screen depending on the orientation.
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Picking up
When you pick up the device after it has been idle for some time or when the screen has
turned off, it vibrates if you have missed calls or new messages.
Panning to browse
When an image is zoomed in, tap and hold a point on the screen, and then move the device
in any direction to browse the image.
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Tilting
Tap and hold two points on the screen, and then tilt the device back and forth to zoom in or
out.
Palm motions
Use palm motions to control the device by touching the screen.
Before using motions, make sure the palm motion feature is activated. On the Home screen,
tap → Settings → Controls → Palm motion, and then drag the Palm motion switch to
the right.
Sweeping
Sweep your hand across the screen to capture a screenshot. The image is saved in Gallery →
Screenshots. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some applications.
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Covering
Cover the screen with a palm to pause media playback.
Samsung Smart Pause
Use this feature to pause videos when you look away from the screen.
On the Home screen, tap
pause.
→ Settings → Controls → Smart screen, and then tick Smart
During video playback, look away from the screen to pause the video. To resume playback,
look at the screen again.
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Using Multi Window
Use this feature to run multiple applications on the screen at the same time.
• Only applications on the Multi Window tray can run.
• This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To use Multi Window, on the Home screen, tap → Settings → Device → Multi window,
and then drag the Multi window switch to the right.
You can use two types of Multi Window.
<Split screen Multi Window>
<Pop-up Multi Window>
Using a split screen Multi Window
Use this feature to run applications in a split screen.
You can run up to four applications on the screen at the same time.
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Launching applications in a split screen Multi Window
1 Drag your finger from the right edge of the screen towards the middle of the screen.
Alternatively, tap and hold
.
The Multi Window tray appears at the right side of the screen.
Multi Window tray
2 Tap and hold an application icon on the Multi Window tray, and then drag it to the screen.
Release the application icon when the screen turns blue.
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3 Tap and hold another application icon on the Multi Window tray, and then drag it to a
new location.
You can launch the same application in a split screen at the same time. Only
applications with next to its icon support this feature.
Sharing content between applications
You can easily share content between applications, such as Email and Internet, by dragging
and dropping them.
Some applications may not support this feature.
1 Launch Email and Internet in a split screen Multi Window.
Access the Multi
Window options
2 Tap the circle between the application windows, and then tap
.
Tap the circle between application windows to access the following options:
• : Open a list of recently used applications in the selected window.
• : Switch locations between Multi Window applications.
• : Share items, such as images, text, or links, between application windows by
dragging and dropping them.
• : Maximise the window.
• : Close the application.
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3 Tap and hold an item in the Internet window and drag it to a location in the Email
window.
Creating a Multi Window combination
Use this feature to save currently-running Multi Window applications as a combination.
1 Launch multiple applications in a split screen Multi Window.
2 Open the Multi Window tray and tap → Create.
3 Enter a title and tap OK.
The currently-running Multi Window combination is added to the Multi Window tray.
To launch applications using a saved combination, select the combination from the Multi
Window tray.
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Using a pop-up Multi Window
Use this feature to launch applications in pop-up windows.
1 Drag your finger from the right edge of the screen towards the middle of the screen.
Alternatively, tap and hold
.
The Multi Window tray appears at the right side of the screen.
Multi Window tray
2 Tap an application icon on the Multi Window tray.
A pop-up window appears on the screen.
Minimise the
window.
Close the
window.
Maximise the
window.
You can launch the same application in multiple pop-up windows at the same time.
Only applications with next to its icon support this feature.
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Using the S Pen
The included S Pen can be used to easily select items or perform functions. Actions using the
S Pen with the button pressed provide additional conveniences, such as screen capture.
Pull out the S Pen from the slot to use it.
When you pull out the S Pen from the slot, the device detects it and performs the following:
• Turns on the touch screen (if it is off).
• Launches Action Memo, or displays air command.
• The nib of the S Pen is replaceable. If the pen nib gets dull, replace it with a new
one.
• If the S Pen is not working properly, take it to a Samsung Service Centre. Refer to
the Samsung website for more information about the S Pen.
• For best results, keep the S Pen mostly perpendicular to the touch screen and avoid
using it at sharp angles.
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Air command
Press the S Pen button while hovering the S Pen over the screen to display air command.
With this feature, you can directly use the following actions:
• Action Memo: Turn your handwriting into an actionable link to one of a range of useful
features.
• Scrapbooker: Collect a variety of content and save it. (p. 143)
• Screen Write: Capture a screenshot and edit it.
• S Finder: Search for a wide variety of content on your device. (p. 142)
• Pen Window: Use the S Pen to draw a window and open useful applications inside it.
Making a simple memo
Tap Action Memo on the air command. Alternatively, with the S Pen button pressed, doubleto select the memo. When the menu of functions
tap the screen. Write a memo and tap
appears, select a function to use the information on the memo you wrote.
• : Make a call.
• : Create a contact.
• : Send a message.
• : Send an email.
• : Search the Internet.
• : Search for a location.
• : Create a task.
If you want to use specific information from the memo, tap to deselect the memo and draw a
circle around the information.
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Capturing screenshots
Tap Screen Write on the air command. Alternatively, with the S Pen button pressed, tap and
hold the screen until you hear a click. It is possible to draw, write on, or crop a screenshot.
The screenshot is saved in the Gallery → Screenshots folder.
It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some applications.
Launching applications in the selected area
Tap Pen Window on the air command. Draw a line around an area, and then select an
application. The application is launched in the area that you have drawn.
To minimise the application, tap
To maximise the application, tap
To close the applications, tap
. Minimised applications are displayed as floating icons.
.
.
Opening available options
Some items have contextual menus that make the S Pen pointer glow. Press the S Pen button
to display the menu while hovering the S Pen over the item.
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Selecting and capturing an image
With the S Pen button pressed, draw a line around an area to select it.
If necessary, use one of the following options:
• : Restore the original selection.
• : Convert the selection to a circular shape.
• : Convert the selection to a rectangular shape.
• : Customise the selection.
Select an application to use with the selected area from the icons that appear at the bottom
of the screen.
Air view
Use this feature to perform various functions while the S Pen is hovering over the screen.
On the Home screen, tap → Settings → Controls → S Pen → Air view, and then drag the
switch at the top right of the screen to the right.
Point at an item with the S Pen to preview content or view information in a pop-up window.
You can scroll through panels or lists by moving the S Pen pointer to an edge (top/bottom/
left/right) of the screen.
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Notifications
Notification icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen to report missed calls, new
messages, calendar events, device status, and more. Drag down from the status bar to open
the notifications panel. Scroll the list to see additional alerts. To close the notifications panel,
drag up the bar that is at the bottom of the screen.
From the notifications panel, you can view your device’s current settings. Drag down from the
status bar, and then tap to use the following options:
• Wi-Fi: Activate or deactivate the Wi-Fi feature.
• GPS: Activate or deactivate the GPS feature.
• Sound: Activate or deactivate silent mode. You can vibrate or mute your device in silent
mode.
• Screen rotation: Allow or prevent the interface from rotating when you rotate the device.
• Bluetooth: Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
• Reading mode: Activate or deactivate reading mode. In reading mode, the device helps
protect your eyes when reading at night. To select which applications will be used for, tap
Settings → Device → Display → Reading mode.
• Mobile data: Activate or deactivate the data connection.
• Blocking mode: Activate or deactivate blocking mode. In blocking mode, the device will
block notifications. To select which notifications will be blocked, tap Settings → Device
→ Blocking mode.
• Power saving: Activate or deactivate power-saving mode.
• Multi window: Set the device to use Multi Window.
• Screen Mirroring: Activate or deactivate the screen mirroring feature.
• Wi-Fi hotspot: Activate or deactivate the Wi-Fi tethering feature.
• Air view: Activate or deactivate the air view feature.
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• Smart stay: Activate or deactivate the smart stay feature.
• Smart pause: Activate or deactivate the smart pause feature.
• Sync: Activate or deactivate auto-syncing of applications.
• Flight mode: Activate or deactivate flight mode.
The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider.
To rearrange the options on the notifications panel, open the notifications panel, tap
tap and hold an item, and then drag the item to another location.
→
Home screen
The Home screen is the starting point to access all of the device’s features.
The Home screen has two different kinds of panels. The Classic home screen panel displays
shortcuts to applications and widgets, and the Content home screen panel displays Content
widgets.
The Home screen can have multiple panels. To view other panels, scroll left or right.
<Classic home screen>
<Content home screen>
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Viewing all applications
On the Home screen, tap
to view all applications.
<Home screen>
<Applications screen>
To return to the Home screen, press the Home button.
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Using the Classic home screen
The Classic home screen displays indicator icons, widgets, shortcuts to applications, and
others.
Adding an item
1 Tap on the Home screen.
2 Tap and hold an item from the Apps or Widgets tab and drag it to the desired location.
Added icon
Move to the Content
home screen.
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Adding or removing a panel from the Classic home screen
1 Pinch your fingers together on the Classic home screen.
2 Tap
to add a panel.
To remove a panel, tap and hold a panel and drag it to the rubbish bin at the top of the
screen.
Setting wallpaper
Set an image or photo stored in the device as wallpaper for the Classic home screen.
Tap and hold an empty area on the Classic home screen, tap Home screen, and then select
one of the following:
• Gallery: See photos taken by the device’s camera or images downloaded from the
Internet.
• Live wallpapers: See animated images.
• Photos: See images in Photos.
• Wallpapers: See wallpaper images.
Select an image, resize the frame if necessary, and then set it as wallpaper.
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Using the Content home screen
The Content home screen displays Content widgets. You can access an application directly by
selecting a Content widget on the Content home screen.
Adding a widget or panel
1 Pinch your fingers together on the Content home screen.
2 On the Widgets screen, select a panel to edit or tap
to create a new panel ( 1 ). Select
widgets to add to the panel from the bottom pane of the screen ( 2 ).
Scroll left or right on the bottom pane of the screen to view more widgets.
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3 Tap Done.
Adjusting widget size
1 On the Content home screen, tap and hold a widget you want to resize.
2 Adjust the size of the widget by dragging the frame around it.
3 Tap
to save the change.
Removing a panel from the Content home screen
1 Pinch your fingers together on the Content home screen.
2 On the Widgets screen, tap and hold the panel to remove.
3 Drag the panel to the rubbish bin at the top of the screen.
When the rubbish bin turns red, release the panel.
At least one panel must remain on the Content home screen.
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Applications screen
The Applications screen displays icons for all applications, including any new applications
installed.
On the Home screen, tap
to open the Applications screen.
To view other panels, scroll left or right.
Rearranging applications
This feature is available only in the customisable grid view.
Tap → Edit, tap and hold an application, and then drag it to a new location. To move it to
another panel, drag it to the side of the screen.
Organising with folders
Put related applications together in a folder for convenience.
Tap → Edit, tap and hold an application, and then drag it to Create folder. Enter a folder
name and then tap OK. Put applications into the new folder by dragging, and then tap Save
to save the arrangement.
Rearranging panels
Pinch on the screen, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location.
Installing applications
Use application stores, such as Samsung Apps, to download and install applications.
Uninstalling applications
Tap → Uninstall/disable apps, and then select an application to uninstall it.
Default applications that come with the device cannot be uninstalled.
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Disabling applications
Tap → Uninstall/disable apps, and then select an application to disable it.
To enable the application, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → General →
Application manager, scroll to DISABLED, select the application, and then tap Enable.
• Downloaded applications and some default applications that come with the
device cannot be disabled.
• When you use this feature, disabled applications disappear from the Applications
screen but are still stored in the device.
Using applications
This device can run many different types of applications, ranging from media to Internet
applications.
Opening an application
On the Home screen or the Applications screen, select an application icon to open it.
Some applications are grouped into folders. Tap a folder, and then tap an application
to open it.
Opening from recently-used applications
Tap
to open the list of recently-used applications.
Select an application icon to open.
Closing an application
Close applications not in use to save battery power and maintain device performance.
→ Task manager, and then tap End next to an application to close it. To close all
Tap
→ Close all.
running applications, tap End all. Alternatively, tap
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Help
Access help information to learn how to use the device and applications or configure
important settings.
Tap Help on the Applications screen. Select a category to view tips.
To sort categories by an alphabetical order, tap
To search for keywords, tap
.
.
Entering text
Use the Samsung keyboard or the voice input feature to enter text.
Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the
input language to one of the supported languages.
Changing the keyboard type
Tap any text field, open the notifications panel, tap Choose input method, and then select
the type of keyboard to use.
Using the Samsung keyboard
Switch to handwriting
mode.
Delete a preceding
character.
Break to the next line.
Hide the keyboard.
Enter uppercase.
Enter uppercase.
Enter punctuation marks.
Move the cursor.
Enter a space.
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Entering uppercase
Tap Shift before entering a character. For all caps, tap Caps lock.
Changing the keyboard type
Tap and hold
, and then tap
to change the keyboard type.
On the floating keyboard, tap and hold
location.
and move the floating keyboard to another
Changing language keyboards
Add languages to the keyboard, and then slide the space key left or right to change language
keyboards.
Handwriting
Tap , and then write a word with a finger or the S Pen. Suggested words appear as
characters are entered. Select a suggested word.
Use handwriting gestures to perform actions, such as editing or deleting characters and
inserting spaces. To view the gesture guides, tap and hold , and then tap → Help.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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Direct pen input
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Controls → S Pen → Direct pen input, and then
drag the switch at the top right of the screen to the right.
When you are hovering the S Pen over a text field, appears at the upper left corner of the
text field. Tap to write with the S Pen. To make simple corrections, change input languages,
or enter a space between characters, tap each correction tool displayed on the handwriting
pad.
When this feature is enabled, you can do the following:
• Send a handwritten message.
• Make a call by writing a contact name or a phone number on the keypad.
• Set an alarm just by writing numbers.
• Browse the Internet by writing web addresses.
Entering text by voice
Activate the voice input feature and then speak into the microphone. The device displays
what you speak.
If the device does not recognise your words correctly, tap the underlined text and select an
alternative word or phrase from the dropdown list.
To change the language or add languages for the voice recognition, tap the current language.
Copying and pasting
Tap and hold over text, drag or to select more or less text, and then tap Copy to copy or
Cut to cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard.
To paste it into a text entry field, tap and hold at the point where it should be inserted, and
then tap Paste.
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Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Connect the device to a Wi-Fi network to use the Internet or share media files with other
devices. (p. 149)
Turning Wi-Fi on and off
Open the notifications panel, and then tap Wi-Fi to turn it on or off.
• Your device uses a non-harmonised frequency and is intended for use in all
European countries. The WLAN can be operated in the EU without restriction
indoors, but cannot be operated outdoors.
• Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not in use.
Joining Wi-Fi networks
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → Wi-Fi, and then drag the Wi-Fi
switch to the right.
Select a network from the list of detected Wi-Fi networks, enter a password if necessary, and
then tap Connect. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. After the device
connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will automatically connect to it any time it is available.
Adding Wi-Fi networks
If the desired network does not appear in the networks list, tap Add Wi-Fi network at the
bottom of the networks list. Enter the network name in Network SSID, select the security
type and enter the password if it is not an open network, and then tap Connect.
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Activating Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint
With Passpoint, the device automatically searches for available Wi-Fi networks and connects
to one. If you move to a new area it will connect to another available Wi-Fi network without
requiring a password.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → Wi-Fi → → Advanced, and
then drag the Passpoint switch to the right.
Forgetting Wi-Fi networks
Any network that has ever been used, including the current network, can be forgotten so the
device will not automatically connect to it. Select the network in the networks list, and then
tap Forget.
Setting up accounts
Google applications, such as Play Store, require a Google account, and Samsung Apps
requires a Samsung account. Create Google and Samsung accounts to have the best
experience with the device.
Adding accounts
Follow the instructions that appear when opening a Google application without signing in to
set up a Google account.
To sign in with or sign up for a Google account, on the Applications screen, tap Settings
→ General → Accounts → Add account → Google. After that, tap New to sign up, or tap
Existing, and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. More
than one Google account can be used on the device.
Set up a Samsung account as well.
Removing accounts
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → General → Accounts, select an account name
under My accounts, select the account to remove, and then tap Remove account.
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Setting up user profiles
Set up user profiles and then select one when unlocking the device to use personalised
settings. By setting up multiple user profiles, several users can share the device without
affecting others’ personal settings, such as email accounts, wallpaper preferences, and more.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → General → Users → → OK → Set up now,
and then follow the on-screen instructions to set up a new user profile. To access the device
with a user profile, select a profile at the top right of the locked screen.
Transferring files
Move audio, video, image, or other types of files from the device to the computer, or vice
versa.
The following file formats are supported by some applications. Some file formats are
not supported depending on the version of the device’s software or the computer
operating system.
• Music: mp3, m4a, mp4, 3gp, 3ga, wma, ogg, oga, aac, and flac
• Image: bmp, gif, jpg, and png
• Video: avi, wmv, asf, flv, mkv, mp4, 3gp, webm, and m4v
• Document: doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, pdf, and txt
If the applications cannot play files in divx or ac3 format, install applications that
support them.
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Connecting with Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies is a computer application that manages media contents and personal
information with Samsung devices. Download the latest Samsung Kies from the Samsung
website.
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
Samsung Kies launches on the computer automatically. If Samsung Kies does not launch,
double-click the Samsung Kies icon on the computer.
2 Transfer files between your device and the computer.
Refer to the Samsung Kies help for more information.
Connecting with Windows Media Player
Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on the computer.
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
2 Open Windows Media Player and sync music files.
Connecting as a media device
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
2 Open the notifications panel, and then tap Connected as a media device → Media
device (MTP).
Tap Camera (PTP) if your computer does not support Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) or
not have any appropriate driver installed.
3 Transfer files between your device and the computer.
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Securing the device
Prevent others from using or accessing personal data and information stored in the device by
using the security features. The device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it.
Setting a signature
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Device → Lock screen → Screen lock →
Signature.
Draw your signature, and then draw the signature two more times to verify it. Set a backup
unlock PIN to unlock the screen when you forget the signature.
When unlocking the device, make sure to write your signature in the same conditions,
such as writing angle, as when you registered the signature.
Setting a pattern
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Device → Lock screen → Screen lock →
Pattern.
Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it.
Set a backup unlock PIN to unlock the screen when you forget the pattern.
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Setting a PIN
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Device → Lock screen → Screen lock → PIN.
Enter at least four numbers, and then enter the password again to verify it.
Setting a password
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Device → Lock screen → Screen lock →
Password.
Enter at least four characters including numbers and symbols, and then enter the password
again to verify it.
Unlocking the device
Turn on the screen by pressing the Power button or the Home button, and enter the unlock
code.
If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it.
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Upgrading the device
The device can be upgraded to the latest software.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Upgrading with Samsung Kies
Launch Samsung Kies and connect the device to the computer. Samsung Kies automatically
recognises the device and shows available updates in a dialogue box, if any. Click the Update
button in the dialogue box to start upgrading. Refer to the Samsung Kies help for details on
how to upgrade.
• Do not turn off the computer or disconnect the USB cable while the device is
upgrading.
• While upgrading the device, do not connect other media devices to the computer.
Doing so may interfere with the update process.
Upgrading over the air
The device can be directly upgraded to the latest software by the firmware over-the-air
(FOTA) service.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → General → About device → Software update
→ Update.
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Phone
Use this application to make or answer a call.
Tap Phone on the Applications screen.
Making calls
Making a call
Use one of the following methods:
• Phone: Enter the number using the keypad, and then tap .
• Groups: Make a call from the list of contact groups.
• Favourites: Make a call from the list of favourite contacts.
• Contacts: Make a call from the contacts list.
Speed dial numbers
For speed dial numbers, tap and hold the corresponding digit.
Number prediction
When entering numbers on the keypad, automatic predictions appear. Select one of these to
make a call.
Finding contacts
Enter a name, phone number, or email address to find a contact in the contacts list. As
characters are entered, predicted contacts appear. Select one to place a call to it.
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Making an international call
Tap and hold 0 until the + sign appears. Enter the country code, area code, and phone
number, and then tap .
During a call
The following actions are available:
• : Switch to a Bluetooth headset if it is connected to the device.
• : Dial a second call.
• End call: End the current call.
• Keypad: Open the keypad.
• Mute: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you.
• Merge: Make a multiparty call when connected to two calls. Repeat this to add more
parties. This feature is available only if the multiparty call service is active.
• Swap: Switch between two calls.
• → Enable extra volume: Increase the volume.
• → Hold: Hold a call. Tap → Unhold to retrieve the held call.
• → Manage conference call: Have a private conversation with one party during a
multiparty call or disconnect one party form the multiparty call.
• → Contacts: Open the contacts list.
• → Action Memo: Launch Action Memo.
• → Message: Send a message.
• → Transfer: Connect the first party to the second party. This disconnects you from the
conversation.
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Adding contacts
To add a phone number to the contacts list from the keypad, enter the number and tap Add
to contacts.
Viewing call logs
Tap Phone to view the history of incoming and outgoing calls.
To filter a call log, tap → View, and then select an option.
Fixed dialling number
The device can be set to restrict outgoing calls only to numbers with specified prefixes. Those
prefixes are stored in the SIM or USIM card.
Tap → Call settings → Call settings → Additional settings → Fixed Dialling Numbers →
Enable FDN, and then enter the PIN2 supplied with the SIM or USIM card. Tap FDN list and
add numbers.
Call barring
The device can be set to prevent certain calls from being made. For example, international
calling can be disabled.
Tap → Call settings → Call settings → Additional settings → Call barring, select a call
type, select a call barring option, and then enter a password.
Receiving calls
Answering a call
When a call comes in, drag
outside the large circle.
If the call waiting service is active, another call can be made. When the second call is
answered, the first call is put on hold.
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Rejecting a call
When a call comes in, drag
outside the large circle.
To send a message when rejecting an incoming call, drag the reject message bar upwards.
To create the rejection message, tap → Call settings → Call settings → Set up call reject
messages.
Automatically rejecting calls from unwanted numbers
Tap → Call settings → Call settings → Call rejection → Auto reject mode → Auto reject
numbers → Auto reject list. Tap , enter a number, assign a category, and then tap Save.
Missed calls
If a call is missed,
missed calls.
appears on the status bar. Open the notifications panel to view the list of
Call waiting
Call waiting is a service provided by the service provider. A user can use this service to
suspend a current call and switch to an incoming call. This service is not available for video
calls.
To make use of this service, tap → Call settings → Call settings → Additional settings →
Call waiting.
Call forwarding
The device can be set to send incoming calls to a specified number.
Tap → Call settings → Call settings → Additional settings → Call forwarding, and then
select a call type and condition. Enter a number and tap Enable.
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Video calls
Making a video call
Enter the number or select a contact from the contacts list, and then tap
.
During a video call
The following actions are available:
• Switch camera: Switch between the front and rear camera.
• Mute: Turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot hear you.
• End call: End the current call.
• Capture image: Capture the other party’s image.
• Record video: Take a video of the other party’s images.
It is illegal in many countries to record a call without the other party’s prior
permission.
• Hide me: Hide your image from the other party.
• Outgoing image: Select an image to show it to the other party.
• → Keypad: Open the keypad.
• → Switch to headset: Switch to a Bluetooth headset if it is connected to the device.
• → Animated emotions: Apply emotional icons to your image.
• → Theme view: Apply decorative icons to your image.
• → Enable cartoon view: Change the view mode to the cartoon view.
• → Enable dual camera: Use the front and rear cameras so that the other party can see
you and your surroundings.
Video calling with dual camera mode will be provided for up to 3 minutes. After
3 minutes the device will turn off the rear camera for optimal performance.
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Swapping images
Drag an image of either party onto the other party’s image to swap the images.
Listening to a voice message
Tap and hold 1 on the keypad, and then follow the instructions from your service provider.
Contacts
Use this application to manage contacts, including phone numbers, email addresses, and
others.
Tap Contacts on the Applications screen.
Managing contacts
Tap Contacts.
Creating a contact
Tap
and enter contact information.
• : Add an image.
• /
: Add or delete a contact field.
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Editing a contact
Select a contact to edit, and then tap
.
Deleting a contact
Tap
.
Setting a speed dial number
Tap → Settings → Speed dial setting, select a speed dial number, and then select a
contact for it. To remove a speed dial number, tap and hold it, and then tap Remove.
Searching for contacts
Tap Contacts.
Use one of the following search methods:
• Scroll up or down the contacts list.
• Use the index at the left side of the contacts list for quick scrolling, by dragging a finger
along it.
• Tap the search field at the top of the contacts list and enter search criteria.
Once a contact is selected, take one of the following actions:
• : Add to favourite contacts.
• /
: Make a voice or video call.
• : Compose a message.
• : Compose an email.
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Displaying contacts
Tap Contacts.
By default, the device shows all saved contacts.
Tap → Settings → Contacts to display, and then select a location where contacts are
saved.
Moving contacts
Tap Contacts.
Moving contacts to Google
Tap → Merge accounts → Merge with Google.
Contacts moved to Google Contacts appear with
in the contacts list.
Moving contacts to Samsung
Tap → Merge accounts → Merge with Samsung.
Contacts moved to Samsung Contacts appear with
in the contacts list.
Importing and exporting contacts
Tap Contacts.
Importing contacts
Tap → Settings → Import/Export, and then select an import option.
Exporting contacts
Tap → Settings → Import/Export, and then select an export option.
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Sharing contacts
Tap → Share namecard via → Multiple contacts, select contacts, tap Done, and then
select a sharing method.
Favourite contacts
Tap Favourites.
Tap
to add contacts to favourites.
Tap , and then take one of the following actions:
• Search: Search for contacts.
• Remove from favourites: Remove contacts from favourites.
• Grid view / List view: View contacts in grid or list form.
• Help: Access help information about using contacts.
Contact groups
Tap Groups.
Creating a group
Tap
, set details for the group, add contacts, and then tap Save.
Adding contacts to a group
Select a group, and then tap → Add member. Select contacts to add, and then tap Done.
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Managing groups
Select a group, tap , and then take one of the following actions:
• Search: Search for contacts.
• Delete groups: Select user-added groups, and then tap Done. Default groups cannot be
deleted.
• Edit: Change the group settings.
• Add member: Add members to the group.
• Remove member: Remove members from the group.
• Send message: Send a message to a group’s members.
• Send email: Send an email to a group’s members.
• Change order: Tap and hold
position, and then tap Done.
next to the group name, drag it up or down to another
• Help: Access help information about using contacts.
Sending a message or email to a group’s members
Select a group, tap → Send message or Send email, select members, and then tap Done.
Business card
Tap Contacts.
Create a business card and send it to others.
Tap Set up my profile, enter details, such as phone number, email address, and postal
address, and then tap Save. If user information has been saved when you set up the device,
select the business card, and then tap to edit.
Tap → Share namecard via → Selected contact, and then select a sharing method.
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Messages
Use this application to send text messages (SMS) or multimedia messages (MMS).
Tap Messages on the Applications screen.
You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages while you are
outside your home service area. For details, contact your service provider.
Sending messages
Tap
, add recipients, enter a message, and then tap
.
Use the following methods to add recipients:
• Enter a phone number.
• Tap
, select contacts, and then tap Done.
Use the following methods to make a multimedia message:
• Tap
, and attach images, videos, contacts, notes, events, and others.
• Tap → Add subject to enter a subject.
Sending handwritten messages
When you are hovering the S Pen over a text field, appears at the upper left corner of the
text field. Tap , and tap to enter a handwritten message with the S Pen.
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Sending scheduled messages
While composing a message, tap → Scheduling. Set a time and date, and then tap OK. The
device will send the message at the specified time and date.
• If the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network,
or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
• This feature is based on the time and date set on the device. The time and date
may be incorrect if you move across time zones and the network does not update
the information.
Viewing incoming messages
Incoming messages are grouped into message threads by contact.
Select a contact to view the person’s message.
Email
Use this application to send or view email messages.
Tap Email on the Applications screen.
Setting up email accounts
Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time.
Enter the email address and password. Tap for a private email account, such as Google
Mail, or tap Manual setup for a company email account. After that, follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
To set up another email account, tap → Settings → Add account.
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Sending messages
Tap the email account to use, and then tap
subject, and message, and then tap .
Tap
at the top of the screen. Enter recipients,
to add a recipient from the contacts list.
Tap +Me to add yourself as a recipient.
Tap
to attach images, videos, contacts, notes, events, and others.
Tap →
message.
to insert images, events, contacts, location information, and others into the
Sending scheduled messages
While composing a message, tap → Schedule sending. Tick Schedule sending, set a time
and date, and then tap Done. The device will send the message at the specified time and
date.
• If the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network,
or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
• This feature is based on the time and date set on the device. The time and date
may be incorrect if you move across time zones and the network does not update
the information.
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Reading messages
Select an email account to use, and new messages are retrieved. To manually retrieve new
messages, tap .
Tap a message to read.
Forward the message.
Change the screen layout.
Delete the message.
Access additional options.
Add this email address to
the contacts list.
Mark the message as a
reminder.
Open attachments.
Reply to the message.
Compose a message.
Tap the attachment tab to open attachments, and then tap Save to save it.
Google Mail
Use this application to quickly and directly access the Google Mail service.
Tap Google Mail on the Applications screen.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• This application may be labelled differently depending on the region or service
provider.
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Sending messages
In any mailbox, tap
, enter recipients, a subject, and a message, and then tap SEND.
Tap → Save draft to save the message for later delivery.
Tap → Attach file to attach images, videos, music, and others.
Tap → Discard to start over.
Tap → Settings to change the Google Mail settings.
Tap → Send feedback to report your opinions for application development.
Tap → Help to access help information for the Google Mail.
Reading messages
Keep the message for
long-term storage.
Search for a message.
Delete the message.
Compose a message.
Access additional options.
Add this email address to
the contacts list.
Reply to all recipients or
print the message.
Preview attachment.
Forward the message to
others.
Reply to the message.
Mark the message as a
reminder.
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Labels
Google Mail does not use actual folders, but uses labels instead. When Google Mail is
launched, it displays messages labelled Inbox.
Select a label in ALL LABELS to view messages in other labels.
To add a label to a message, select the message, tap → Change labels, and then select the
label to assign.
Hangouts
Use this application to chat with others.
Tap Hangouts on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a friend from the friends list or enter data to search and select a friend from the results
to start chatting.
Google+
Use this application to stay connected with people via Google’s social network service.
Tap Google+ on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Tap All to change the category, and then scroll up or down to view posts from your circles.
Tap
to use other social network features.
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Photos
Use this application to view and share images or videos via Google’s social network services.
Tap Photos on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select one of the following categories:
• CAMERA: View all the images or videos that are taken or downloaded to the device.
• HIGHLIGHTS: View images or videos grouped by date or album. Tap to view all of the
images or videos in the group.
Then, select an image or video.
While viewing it, use one of the following icons:
• : Modify the image.
• : Share the image or video with others.
• : Delete the image or video.
Twitter
Use this application to stay connected with your social network on Twitter.
Tap Twitter on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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Internet
Use this application to browse the Internet.
Tap Internet on the Applications screen.
Viewing webpages
Tap the address field, enter the web address, and then tap Go.
Tap to share, save, or print the current webpage while viewing a webpage.
To change the search engine, tap the address field, and then tap the search engine icon next
to the web address.
Opening a new page
Tap → New tab.
To go to another webpage, scroll left or right on the title field, and then tap the title to select
it.
Searching the web by voice
Tap the address field, tap
keywords that appear.
→ , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Bookmarks
To bookmark the current webpage, tap
→
.
To open a bookmarked webpage, tap , and then select one.
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History
Tap → History to open a webpage from the list of recently-visited webpages. To clear the
history, tap .
Saved pages
To view saved webpages, tap
→ Saved pages.
Links
Tap and hold a link on the webpage to open it in a new page, save, or copy.
To view saved links, use Downloads. (p. 146)
Sharing webpages
To share a webpage address with others, tap → Share via.
To share a part of a webpage, tap and hold the desired text, and then tap Share via.
Chrome
Use this application to search for information and browse webpages.
Tap Chrome on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Viewing webpages
Tap the address field, and then enter a web address or search criteria.
Opening a new page
Tap → New tab.
To go to another webpage, scroll left or right on the title field, and tap the title to select it.
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Bookmarks
To bookmark the current webpage, tap
→ Save.
To open a bookmarked webpage, tap → Bookmarks, and then select one.
Searching the web by voice
Tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords that appear.
Syncing with other devices
Sync open tabs and bookmarks to use with Chrome on another device, when you are logged
in with the same Google account.
To view open tabs on other devices, tap → Other devices. Select a webpage to open.
To view bookmarks, tap BOOKMARKS.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth creates a direct wireless connection between two devices over short distances. Use
Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other devices.
• Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or
received via the Bluetooth feature.
• Always ensure that you share and receive data with devices that are trusted
and properly secured. If there are obstacles between the devices, the operating
distance may be reduced.
• Some devices, especially those that are not tested or approved by the Bluetooth
SIG, may be incompatible with your device.
• Do not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes (for example, pirating copies
of files or illegally tapping communications for commercial purposes).
Samsung is not responsible for the repercussion of illegal use of the Bluetooth
feature.
To activate Bluetooth, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections →
Bluetooth, and then drag the Bluetooth switch to the right.
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Pairing with other Bluetooth devices
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → Bluetooth → Scan, and
detected devices are listed. Select the device you want to pair with, and then accept the autogenerated passkey on both devices to confirm.
Sending and receiving data
Many applications support data transfer via Bluetooth. An example is Gallery. Open Gallery,
select an image, tap → Bluetooth, and then select one of the Bluetooth devices. After that,
accept the Bluetooth authorisation request on the other device to receive the image.
When another device sends you data, accept the Bluetooth authorisation request made by
another device. Received files are saved in the Bluetooth folder. If a contact is received, it is
added to the contacts list automatically.
Screen Mirroring
Use this feature to connect your device to a large screen with an AllShare Cast dongle or
HomeSync and then share your contents. You can also use this feature with other devices that
support the Wi-Fi Miracast feature.
• This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• Miracast-enabled devices that do not support High-bandwidth Digital Content
Protection (HDCP 2.X) may not be compatible with this feature.
• Some files may be buffered during playback, depending on the network
connection.
• To save energy, deactivate this feature when not in use.
• If you specify a Wi-Fi frequency, AllShare Cast dongles or HomeSync may not be
discovered or connected.
• If you play videos or games on a TV, select an appropriate TV mode to get the best
experience.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Connections → Screen Mirroring, and then
drag the Screen Mirroring switch to the right. Select a device, open or play a file, and then
control the display with the keys on your device. To connect to a device using a PIN, tap and
hold the device name to enter the PIN.
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e-Meeting
Use this application to host or attend an e-meeting. You can share files with attendees during
a meeting.
To use this application, all devices to be used in the meeting must be connected to
the same access point.
Creating a meeting session
Create a meeting to host the meeting.
1 Tap e-Meeting on the Applications screen.
2 Tap Create meeting.
Create a meeting
session.
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3 Check the network information to share with others, set details for the meeting, and then
tap Done.
To add files to the meeting, tap
.
Check the network
information to share
with others.
Use a password.
Meeting information
Set a password and the security level for the meeting.
• Show password: Provide the password to the attendees that should be entered to
join the meeting.
• Allow auto joining: Allow attendees to join the meeting when they enter the
password without the host’s approval.
• Allow file saving: Allow attendees to capture screenshots and save the meeting
files during the meeting.
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4 A meeting session is created.
The file added when the meeting session is created appears on the screen, or if no file is
added, the whiteboard appears on the screen.
Access additional
options.
View the shared file.
<Meeting session with a file>
5 Share the network information and password for the created meeting with the attendees
to let them join the meeting.
Joining a meeting
If you are provided with the network information for a meeting, you can join the meeting.
1 Tap e-Meeting on the Applications screen.
2 Tap Join meeting.
Join a meeting.
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3 Select a network that the meeting is connected to, enter a password if necessary, and
then tap Done.
4 Select the meeting to join.
5 Enter your name and tap Done. Then, you can enter the meeting session.
You can view files or content that the host shares.
Using the Meeting session screen
Host screen
When you are the host, you can open a file and move to the next pages in the file, or display
the whiteboard and write on it.
The host screen is displayed on the attendees’ screens.
Opening files
1 Tap Files ( 1 ) → Add ( 2 ), and then select a file.
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2 The selected file is added to the file list. Tap a file to open it.
Display the
whiteboard.
Access additional
options.
File list
Host icon
Displaying the whiteboard
Tap Show Whiteboard at the top right of the screen.
The whiteboard appears on the screen.
Using additional options
Tap to use one of the following:
Access additional
options.
• Open new file: Open new files.
• Enable script view: Display the notes pane under the presentation.
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• Meeting notes: Create meeting minutes using S Note.
• Message Box: Send messages to attendees.
• Show received messages: Set the device to display the text of a new message from
attendees.
• Send files: Send files to attendees.
• Share via: Share files with attendees.
• Page lock: Lock the page so that the attendees can view only the page the host is
presenting.
• S pen only mode: Set the screen to recognise only the S Pen.
• Change host: Change the host.
• Save meeting files: Save the meeting files and all written works.
• Meeting Info: View meeting information.
• Help: Access help information about e-Meeting.
• Close meeting: Close the current meeting session.
Attendee’s screen
View the screen the host shares and write on the screen.
While scrolling through the document, tap
To be the presenter, tap
attendee mode.
to move to the page the presenter is viewing.
. The screen changes to the presenter mode. Tap
Closing or exiting the meeting
Tap or → Close meeting or Exit meeting.
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When the network connection fails during a meeting
When the host is disconnected
End the meeting or connect to the same network again to continue the meeting.
Attendees can save the files and exit the meeting, or wait till the meeting resumes.
When the attendees are disconnected
Launch e-Meeting and join the meeting again.
WebEx
Use this application to host and attend teleconferences. You can use various features, such as
content sharing and HD video meeting.
Before using this application
• Ensure that the device is connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. You may incur
additional charges for using this application via the network.
• Ensure that you have a WebEx account.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• This application may not work properly depending on firewall and network status.
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Signing up for an account
1 Tap WebEx on the Applications screen.
2 Tap Get an account on the sign in screen.
3 The webpage for joining WebEx will appear on the screen.
You cannot use this application if a pop-up window appears on the screen informing
that WebEx is not available in the region.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions to setup the account.
Some features are not available when the trial period expires. Switch to a paid
account to use all WebEx features. For details, refer to the WebEx website.
Creating a meeting session
1 Tap WebEx on the Applications screen and tap Sign in.
2 Enter the registered email address and tap Next.
3 Enter the password and tap Sign in.
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4 The WebEx screen appears on the device.
Create a meeting
session.
Join a meeting
session by entering
a session number.
Refresh the meeting
list.
Close the
application.
Go to the WebEx
website.
5 Tap to create a meeting session.
6 Enter a topic for the meeting, set a password, and then tap Start now.
7 Tap
→ Connect using Internet.
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8 The microphone will be turned on and
appears at the top right of the screen. You can
have an audio meeting with others.
Start or end a video
meeting.
Turn the
microphone on or
off.
Start or end an
audio meeting.
Share the screen.
End the meeting
session.
Check the meeting
information.
Invite people or
remind invitees
about the meeting.
View the session
number.
View the
participants and
chat with them.
Inviting people to a meeting
Invite others to a meeting by sending an invitation email. You can also share a session
number or the session’s phone number with others to invite them to a meeting.
Inviting people by email
1 Tap → Invite by email.
2 Enter an email address and tap Send invitation.
Inviting people by sending a session phone number
You can invite others to a meeting by sharing the session phone number. A session phone
number is created when you create a meeting session. It is provided in the invitation email
along with other meeting information.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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Joining a meeting session
To join a meeting, use one of the following methods.
Joining a meeting by session number
1 Tap WebEx on the Applications screen.
2 Sign in to your WebEx account.
3 Tap → Join by number.
4 Enter a session number to join and tap Join.
A session number is created when a host creates a meeting session. If you do not know
the number, contact the host.
5 Tap → Connect using Internet.
6 The microphone will be turned on and
appears at the top right of the screen. You can
have an audio meeting with others.
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Joining a meeting by selecting one in My Meetings
1 Tap WebEx on the Applications screen.
2 Sign in to your WebEx account.
3 Select a meeting in My Meetings and tap Join.
4 Tap → Connect using Internet.
5 The microphone will be turned on and
appears at the top right of the screen. You can
join the audio meeting.
Joining a meeting from an invitation email
When someone invites you to a meeting, you will receive an invitation email.
1 Open the invitation email and tap the link in the email.
2 WebEx launches and the sign in screen appears.
3 Sign in to your WebEx account.
If you are already signed in to your account, a meeting screen will appear on the screen.
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4 Tap → Connect using Internet.
5 The microphone will be turned on and
appears at the top right of the screen. You can
have an audio meeting with others.
Joining a meeting by calling a session phone number
You can join a meeting by calling the session’s phone number on a smartphone. Call the
session phone number provided in the invitation email.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Running a meeting
Running a video meeting
1 Tap → Start my video.
2 Your image is displayed at the bottom left of the screen.
To stop the video meeting, tap
→ Stop my video.
Running an audio meeting
1 Tap → Connect using Internet.
2 The microphone will be turned on and
appears at the top right of the screen.
To mute your sound, tap . The icon changes to .
To stop the audio meeting, tap
→ Disconnect audio.
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Chatting with participants
1 Tap to view the participants list.
2 Select an account name and tap Chat.
3 Chatting window appears on the screen.
To chat with all participants, tap Chat with everyone.
Sharing the screen
Share the current screen on your device with participants. Only the person designated as
the presenter can share one’s screen. The person who creates a meeting is designated as the
presenter at the beginning of a meeting.
1 Tap Share screen at the top of the screen if you are the presenter.
2 If you are using this feature for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions.
3 Tap Share screen in the pop-up window.
4 When the screen sharing feature is activated, will appear at the top right of the screen.
The content on the screen of the presenter’s device will be displayed on the screens of
the participants’ devices.
Stopping the screen sharing feature
Tap
→ Stop sharing. The device stops sharing the screen and displays the meeting screen.
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Changing the presenter
The meeting host and the current presenter can change the presenter.
1 Tap and select a participant to designate as the presenter.
2 Tap Make presenter.
3
will appear next to the presenter’s account name.
Closing or exiting the meeting
Tap
→ End meeting or Leave meeting.
When the network connection fails during a meeting
If the meeting is still running, reconnect to the meeting.
If the meeting has ended, restart the meeting.
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Remote PC
Use this application to view and control your computer’s screen on your device by connecting
your device and computer via a Wi-Fi or local area network. You can also easily view and
transfer files between your device and computer.
Before using this application
• Ensure that you have a registered Samsung account.
• Ensure that the computer is turned on.
• Ensure that the Agent is installed on your computer.
• To use this feature, perform the following in numerical order:
1. Register the device with your Samsung account.
2. Register the computer with your Samsung account.
3. Remotely connect the device and the computer.
Registering the device
1 Tap Remote PC on the Applications screen.
2 Tap Start on the greeting page.
Start the
application.
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3 Tap Sign in, enter your Samsung account and password, and then tap Sign in again.
If a Samsung account is not registered, follow the on-screen instructions to create a
Samsung account.
4 View the tutorial and tap Next.
5 The registration process is completed and the Remote PC screen appears on the screen.
Registering a computer
1 On your computer, launch the web browser and visit remotepc.rview.com.
2 Sign in to your Samsung account.
You must sign in to the same Samsung account that you use on your device.
3 Install the Agent if it is not installed on your computer.
Follow the on-screen instructions to enter a display name for the computer, proxy
settings, and password. For details on proxy server settings, contact your network
administrator.
will appear on the task bar when the installation is completed.
4 Tap Check connection.
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Connecting the device and a computer remotely
1 Tap Remote PC on the Applications screen.
2 Tap Check Connection (Refresh).
View the name of
the computer.
Connect the device
and the computer
remotely.
3 Tap ON computer.
4 Enter the password for the connection and tap OK.
Tap Forgotten your password? if you do not remember the password.
5 The connection is made and you can control the computer remotely on the device.
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Controlling the computer on the device
After connecting the devices, you can view and control your computer’s screen on the device.
You can also open or edit files in the computer and transfer them to the device.
Scroll through the
screen.
Access additional
options.
Connection status
Tap the screen and tap
at the bottom of the screen to use one of the following:
• Mouse: Display the mouse pointer on the device’s screen.
• Keyboard: Open the keyboard to enter text in the selected text field.
• Remote Explorer: Open the file manager to search for files and transfer files between the
connected devices.
• Screen lock: Lock the device’s screen to disable the zoom and scroll functions.
• Switch Window: Switch between two monitors when the computer is connected to dual
monitors.
• Settings: Change the connection settings.
• Disconnect: Close the connection between the device and the computer.
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Transferring files between your device and the computer
1 Tap → Remote Explorer.
2 Tap and hold a file on the computer’s file manager panel. Then, drag it to the device’s file
manager panel. You can also move a file vice versa.
The computer's file
manager
The device's file
manager
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SideSync 3.0
Use this application to control a smartphone’s screen with a virtual smartphone screen on
your tablet.
• On your tablet, view messages or use the smartphone’s chat room.
• On your tablet, watch a video playing on the smartphone on a larger display.
• Transfer files easily between your tablet and the smartphone.
Before using this application
• Your tablet and smartphone must support Wi-Fi Direct. Otherwise, both devices must be
connected to the same access point.
• SideSync 3.0 must be installed on both your tablet and smartphone.
If it is not installed on any device, download and install it from Samsung Apps or Play
Store.
• SideSync 3.0 operates only on devices with Android version 4.4 or higher.
Connecting your tablet and a smartphone
1 Tap SideSync 3.0 on the Applications screen of your tablet.
To start SideSync 3.0, you need to download and install the application. Tap Install and
follow the on-screen instructions.
2 Launch SideSync 3.0 on a smartphone.
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3 The tablet searches for available smartphones automatically.
Select one of the detected smartphones.
4 Tap OK on the smartphone screen.
5 The smartphone’s virtual screen is displayed on your tablet and the smartphone’s screen
is turned off.
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Using the virtual smartphone screen
Browse the screen and use applications in the virtual smartphone screen. You can send or
receive messages, or chat with others.
Some features, such as Phone, Camera, and Screen Mirroring, may not work in the
virtual smartphone screen.
Minimise the screen.
Maximise the screen to fit your
tablet's screen.
Access additional options.
Screen rotation
Close SideSync 3.0.
Screen capture
Open the same webpage in the
web browser of your tablet.
Virtual smartphone screen
Menu button
Back button
Home button
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Moving the virtual smartphone screen
Tap and drag the top edge of the virtual smartphone screen to move it to another location.
Adjusting the size of the virtual smartphone screen
1 Tap and hold at the bottom right of the virtual smartphone screen.
2 When the frame appears, drag the frame to adjust the size.
Entering text
When you enter text in the virtual smartphone screen, the tablet’s keyboard appears. Enter
text using the keyboard.
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Switching between the smartphone screen and the virtual smartphone
screen
It is not possible to use the smartphone screen and the virtual smartphone screen at the
same time. When you are using the virtual smartphone screen on the tablet, the smartphone
screen turns off.
Using the smartphone screen
Press the Home button on the smartphone to turn on the smartphone screen and turn off the
virtual smartphone screen on the tablet.
Using the virtual smartphone screen
Tap Switch to tablet on the tablet’s screen to turn on the virtual smartphone screen and turn
off the smartphone screen.
Playing music or videos on the tablet
Play music or videos stored in the smartphone via the screen and speaker of the tablet.
1 Open a music or video file in the virtual smartphone screen on the tablet.
2 The selected file is played using the tablet’s screen and speaker.
Adjust the volume on the virtual smartphone screen or the tablet during playback.
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Copying files between devices
Copying files from the smartphone to the tablet
1 Tap and hold a file on the virtual smartphone screen.
2 Select the files to copy, tap and hold any selected file, and then drag it to the tablet’s
screen.
3 My Files is launched on the tablet’s screen. Select a folder to save the file in and tap
Done.
Copying files from the tablet to the smartphone
1 Tap and hold a file on the tablet’s screen.
2 Select the files to copy, tap and hold any selected file, and then drag it to the virtual
smartphone screen.
3 My Files is launched on the virtual smartphone screen. Select a folder to save the file in
and tap Done.
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WatchON
Use this application to connect to a TV to watch your favourite shows and movies.
Tap WatchON on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
You must first connect the device to a network and ensure that the device’s infrared port is
facing the TV.
Connecting to a TV
Connect to a TV to display the device’s screen onto a large surface and control the TV
remotely with the device.
Tap Set up WatchON, select a region and broadcast service, and then tap Next. Tap →
Setup, and then follow the on-screen instructions to register the TV to the device. The steps
vary depending on the options you choose.
To connect to other devices, tap → Settings → Room settings → Room 1 → Add device.
Watching TV
Select from the TV programme suggestions or select a category at the bottom of the screen.
Select a TV programme and then tap Watch on TV. The selected programme will show up on
the connected TV.
Tap and open the control panel to control the TV.
Setting programme reminders
Tap Timeline at the bottom of the screen and select a time for a TV programme you want to
watch. Select a programme, and then tap .
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Music
Use this application to listen to music.
Tap Music on the Applications screen.
• Some file formats are not supported depending on the software installed on the
device.
• Some files may not play properly depending on the encoding method used.
Playing music
Select a music category, and then select a song to play.
Tap the album image at the bottom of the screen to open the music player screen.
Search for other devices to
play the file.
Access additional options.
Adjust the volume.
Turn on shuffle.
Set the file as your
favourite song.
Change the repeat mode.
Open the playlist.
Skip to the next song. Tap
and hold to move
forwards quickly.
Restart the
currently-playing song or
skip to the previous song.
Tap and hold to move
backwards quickly.
Pause and resume
playback.
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To listen to songs at equal volume levels, tap → Settings → Player → Smart Volume.
When Smart Volume is activated, the volume may end up louder than the device
volume level. Use caution to avoid long-term exposure to loud sounds to prevent
damage to your hearing.
Smart Volume may not be activated for some files.
To set a personalised sound while listening to songs with a headset, tap → Settings →
Player → Adapt Sound → On. When you turn the volume up to level 14 or higher, the adapt
sound option is not applied to music playback. If you turn the volume down to level 13 or
lower, the option is reapplied.
Setting a song as ringtone
To use the currently-playing song as ringtone, tap → Set as → From the beginning or Auto
recommendation → Phone ringtone → Done.
Creating playlists
Make an own selection of songs.
Tap Playlists, and then tap → Create playlist. Enter a title and tap OK. Tap Add tracks,
select songs to include, and then tap Done.
To add the currently-playing song to a playlist, tap → Add to playlist.
Playing music by mood
Play music grouped by mood. The playlist is automatically created by the device.
Tap → Music square, and select a cell of mood. Or select multiple cells by dragging your
finger.
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Camera
Use this application to take photos or videos.
Use Gallery to view photos and videos taken with the device’s camera. (p. 114)
Tap Camera on the Applications screen.
• The camera automatically shuts off when unused.
• Make sure that the lens is clean. Otherwise, the device may not work properly in
some modes that require high resolutions.
Camera etiquette
• Do not take photos or videos of other people without their permission.
• Do not take photos or videos where legally prohibited.
• Do not take photos or videos in places where you may violate other people’s privacy.
Taking photos
Taking a photo
Tap the image on the preview screen where the camera should focus. When the subject is in
focus, the focus frame turns green. Tap to take the photo.
Indicates the current
camera settings.
Switch to dual camera
mode.
Display current mode.
Change the camera
settings.
Start taking a video.
Switch between the front
and rear camera.
Change the shooting
mode.
View more options.
Select among various
effects that are available.
View photos and videos
you have taken.
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Shooting mode
Several photo effects are available.
Tap MODE, and then scroll up or down the screen at the right side of the screen.
• Auto: Use this to allow the camera to evaluate the surroundings and determine the ideal
mode for the photo.
• Beauty face: Take a photo with lightened faces for gentler images.
• Best photo: Take a series of photos, and then save the best one.
• Best face: Use this to take multiple group shots at the same time and combine them to
create the best possible image.
Tap to take multiple photos. To get the best shot, hold the camera steady and remain
still while taking photos. When Gallery opens, tap the yellow frame on each face, and
choose the best individual pose for the subject. After choosing a pose for each individual,
tap Save to merge the images into a single photo, and save it.
• Sound & shot: Use this to take a photo with sound.
Tap
to take a photo. The device records a few seconds of audio after taking a photo.
While taking photos in this mode, sound is recorded by the internal microphone.
• Drama: Use this to take a series of photos and combine them to create an image that
shows trails of the movement.
To get the best shot, follow these tips. The device may not take photos properly in other
shooting conditions.
– – Hold the camera steady and remain still while taking photos.
– – Take photos of a subject that is moving in one direction.
– – Take photos with backgrounds that are free of moving objects.
– – Avoid taking photos of a subject and background with similar colours.
– – Avoid taking photos of a subject that is too close or too far away to fit within the
viewfinder or that is too long such as a bus or a train.
• Rich tone (HDR): Use this to take a photo with an improved contrast ratio.
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• Eraser: Use this to erase the movements of moving subjects in the background.
Tap to take a series of photos. The device erases traces of movement from a moving
subject. To restore the original photo, tap , and then tap the highlighted area.
To get the best shot, follow these tips.
– – Hold the camera steady and remain still while taking photos.
– – When taking photos of an object and background with similar colours, the camera
may not recognise all of the movement.
– – When taking photos of a subject that is moving very little or moving a great deal, the
camera may not recognise all of the movements.
– – If there are multiple subjects moving in the background, the camera may not
recognise all of the movement.
• Panorama: Take a photo composed of many photos strung together.
To get the best shot, follow these tips.
– – Move the camera slowly in one direction.
– – Keep the camera’s viewfinder within the guide frame.
– – Avoid taking photos of a subject in front of unrecognisable backgrounds, such as
empty skies or plain walls.
• Sports: Use this setting for fast-moving subjects.
Panoramic photos
A panoramic photo is a wide landscape image consisting of multiple shots.
Tap MODE → Panorama.
Tap and move the camera in one direction. When two panorama guide frames are aligned,
the camera automatically takes another shot in a panoramic sequence. To stop shooting, tap
.
If the viewfinder is out of the direction, the device stops shooting.
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Applying filter effects
Use the filter effects to take unique photos or videos.
Tap
and select a filter effect. The available options vary by mode.
Taking videos
Taking a video
Tap
to take a video. To pause recording, tap
. To stop recording, tap
.
While recording, use the following actions:
• To change the focus, tap where you want to focus. To focus on the centre of the screen,
tap .
• To capture an image from the video while recording, tap
.
Recording mode
Tap →
to change the recording mode.
• Normal: Use this mode for normal quality.
• Limit for MMS: Use this mode to lower the recording quality for sending via messages.
• Fast motion: Use this mode to take a video of a moving subject. The device will play the
video in fast motion.
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Zooming in and out
Use one of the following methods:
• Use the Volume button to zoom in or out.
• Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out.
The zoom in/out effect is available when using the zoom feature while shooting
video.
Dual Camera mode
When you take a landscape photo with the rear camera, the photo or video captured by the
front camera appears in an inset window, or vice versa. Use this feature to take a beautiful
landscape photo and a self-portrait simultaneously.
Tap
to switch to dual camera mode. Tap
to take a photo or tap
to take a video.
Tap to resize it or move the
location.
Select among various
styles that are available.
• You can record videos in dual camera mode for up to 5 minutes in Full HD and up
to 10 minutes in HD.
• While taking videos in this mode, sound is recorded by the internal microphone.
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Share shot
Tap →
, and then select one of the following:
• Share shot: Send a photo directly to another device via Wi-Fi Direct.
• Buddy photo share: Set the device to recognise a person’s face that you have tagged in a
photo and send it to that person.
• Remote viewfinder: Set a device to control the camera remotely.
Controlling the camera remotely
Set a device as a viewfinder to control the camera remotely.
Tap → → Remote viewfinder, and then connect the device and the camera using Wi-Fi
Direct. Tap to take a photo remotely using the device as a viewfinder.
Configuring settings for Camera
Tap to configure settings for Camera. Not all of the following options are available in both
still camera and video camera modes. The available options vary depending on the mode
used.
• Photo size / Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. But it
takes up more memory.
• Burst shot: Take a series of photos of moving subjects.
• Tap to take pics: Tap the image on the preview screen to take photos.
• Face detection: Set the device to recognise people’s faces and help you take photos of
them.
• Metering modes: Select a metering method. This determines how light values are
calculated. Centre-weighted measures background light in the centre of the scene. Spot
measures the light value at a specific location. Matrix averages the entire scene.
• ISO: Select an ISO value. This controls camera light sensitivity. It is measured in filmcamera equivalents. Low values are for stationary or brightly-lit objects. Higher values are
for fast-moving or poorly-lit objects.
• Smart stabilisation: Set the device to automatically detect darker conditions and adjust
the brightness of the photo without the flash.
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• Save as: Set the device to save both the rich tone photo and original photo, or only the
rich tone photo.
• Video stabilisation: Activate or deactivate anti-shake. Anti-shake helps focus when the
camera is moving.
• Location tag: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo.
• To improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may be
obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas, or in poor weather
conditions.
• Your location may appear on your photos when you upload them to the Internet.
To avoid this, deactivate the GPS tag setting.
• Review pics/videos: Set the device to show photos or videos after taking them.
• Volume key: Set the device to use the Volume button to control the shutter or zoom
function.
• Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots.
• White balance: Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life colour
range. The settings are designed for specific lighting situations. These settings are similar
to the heat range for white-balance exposure in professional cameras.
• Exposure value: Change the exposure value. This determines how much light the
camera’s sensor receives. For low-light situations, use a higher exposure.
• Guidelines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects.
• Flash: Activate or deactivate the flash.
• Voice control: Set the camera to take photos with voice commands.
• Contextual filename: Set the camera to display contextual tags. Activate this to use Tag
Buddy in Gallery.
• Save as flipped: Invert the image to create a mirror-image of the original scene.
• Storage: Select the memory location for storage.
• Reset: Reset the camera settings.
• Help: Access help information for using the camera.
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Shortcuts
Reorganise shortcuts for easy access to the camera’s various options.
Tap and tap and hold a shortcut icon.
Tap and hold an option and drag it to a slot at the top of the screen.
Gallery
Use this application to view images and videos.
Tap Gallery on the Applications screen.
• Some file formats are not supported depending on the software installed on the
device.
• Some files may not play properly depending on the encoding method used.
Viewing images
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When another application, such as Email, saves
an image, the Download folder is automatically created to contain the image. Likewise,
capturing a screenshot automatically creates the Screenshots folder. Select a folder to open
it.
In a folder, images are displayed by creation date. Select an image to view it in full screen.
Scroll left or right to view the next or previous image.
Zooming in and out
Use one of the following methods to zoom in an image:
• Double-tap anywhere to zoom in.
• Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in. Pinch to zoom out, or double-tap to
return.
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Viewing images using the motion feature
Use the motion feature to execute a function with particular motion.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Controls → Motions, drag the Motions switch to
the right, and then turn on the switch for each feature.
To stop using a motion feature, turn off the switch for the feature.
Playing videos
Video files show the
icon on the preview. Select a video to watch it and tap
.
Trimming segments of a video
Select a video and tap . Move the start bracket to the desired starting point, move the end
bracket to the desired ending point, and then save the video.
Editing images
When viewing an image, tap and use the following functions:
• Favourite: Add to the favourites list.
• Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images in the current folder.
• Photo frame: Use this to add a frame and a note to an image. The edited image is saved
in the Photo frame folder.
• Photo note: Use this to write a note on the back of the image. Tap
to edit the note.
• Copy to clipboard: Copy to clipboard.
• Print: Print the image by connecting the device to a printer. Some printers may not be
compatible with the device.
• Rename: Rename the file.
• Buddy photo share: Send the image to a person whose face is tagged in the image.
• Rotate left: Rotate anticlockwise.
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• Rotate right: Rotate clockwise.
• Crop: Resize the blue frame to crop and save the image in it.
• Set as: Set the image as wallpaper or a contact image.
• Details: View image details.
• Settings: Change the Gallery settings.
Modifying images
When viewing an image, tap
and use the following functions:
• Rotate: Rotate the image.
• Crop: Crop the image.
• Colour: Adjust the saturation or brightness of the image.
• Effect: Apply effects to the image.
• Sticker: Attach stickers.
• Drawing: Draw on the image.
• Frame: Apply frames to the image.
Favourite images
When viewing an image, tap → Favourite to add the image to the favourites list.
Making image collages
In a folder, tap → Select item, select two to four images, and then tap → Create collage.
Select a style at the bottom of the screen, and then tap Save.
To add images, tap
To delete images, tap
.
.
To change the split type, tap .
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Deleting images
Use one of the following methods:
• In a folder, tap → Select item, select images, and then tap
• When viewing an image, tap
.
.
Sharing images
Use one of the following methods:
• In a folder, tap → Select item, select images, and then tap
share them via social network services.
• When viewing an image, tap
to send them to others or
to send it to others or share it via social network services.
Setting as wallpaper
When viewing an image, tap → Set as to set the image as wallpaper or to assign it to a
contact.
Tagging faces
When viewing an image, tap → Settings → Tags, and then tick Face tag. A yellow frame
appears around the recognised face. Tap the face, tap Add name, and then select or add a
contact.
When the face tag appears on an image, tap the face tag and use available options, such as
making calls or sending messages.
Face recognition may fail depending on the face angle, face size, skin colour, facial
expression, light conditions, or accessories the subject is wearing.
Using Tag buddy
Tap → Settings → Tags → Tag buddy, and then drag the Tag buddy switch to the right to
display a contextual tag (weather, location, date, and person’s name) when opening an image.
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Organising with folders
Create a folder to organise images or videos stored in the device. You can copy or move files
from one folder to another.
To create a new folder, tap . Enter a name for the folder, tap OK, and then tick images or
videos. Tap and hold any selected image or video, drag it to the new folder, and then tap
Done. Tap Copy to copy or Move to move.
Video
Use this application to play video files.
Tap Video on the Applications screen.
• Some file formats are not supported depending on the software installed on the
device.
• Some files may not play properly depending on the encoding method used.
Playing videos
Select a video to play.
Switch to floating screen
mode.
Adjust the volume.
Access additional options.
Search for other devices to
play the file.
Move forwards or
backwards by dragging
the bar.
Move the control panel to
the left.
Move the control panel to
the right.
Open the playlist.
Change screen ratio.
Restart the current video
or skip to the previous
video. Tap and hold to
move backwards quickly.
Skip to the next video. Tap
and hold to move
forwards quickly.
Pause and resume
playback.
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Deleting videos
Tap → Delete, select videos, and then tap Delete.
Sharing videos
Tap → Share via, select videos, tap Done, and then select a sharing method.
Using Popup Video player
Use this feature to use other applications without closing the video player. While watching
to use the pop-up player.
videos, tap
Spread two fingers apart on the screen to enlarge the player or pinch to reduce it. To move
the player, drag the player to another location.
YouTube
Use this application to watch videos from the YouTube website.
Tap YouTube on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Watching videos
Tap
, and then enter a keyword. Select one of the returned search results to watch a video.
Tap the screen, and then tap
to display full screen.
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Sharing videos
Select the video to view, tap
, and then select a sharing method.
Uploading videos
Tap Uploads →
, select a video, enter information for the video, and then tap UPLOAD.
Flipboard
Use this application to access your personalised magazines.
Tap Flipboard on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To start your Flipboard, flick left on the greeting page, select news topics, and then tap Build
Your Flipboard.
Select a cover story or a topic, flick through the Flipboard pages, and then select an article to
read.
Businessweek+
Use this application to get the latest news about finance, business, market data, and more.
Tap Businessweek+ on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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NYTimes
Use this application to browse and navigate some articles and more.
Tap NYTimes on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To search for articles, tap
, and then enter a keyword in the search field.
SketchBook for Galaxy
Use this application to create a quick concept or sketch out your idea for a project.
Tap SketchBook for Galaxy on the Applications screen.
To start SketchBook for Galaxy, you need to download and install the application. Tap Install
and follow the on-screen instructions.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• You may incur additional charges when downloading this application via the
mobile network. To avoid additional charges, contact your service provider.
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Play Store
Use this application to purchase and download applications and games that are able to run
on the device.
Tap Play Store on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Installing applications
Browse applications by category, or tap
to search with a keyword.
Select an application to view information. To download it, tap INSTALL. If there is a charge for
the application, tap the price, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the purchase
process.
• When a new version is available for any installed application, an update icon
appears at the top of the screen to alert you to the update. Open the notifications
panel and tap the icon to update the application.
• To install applications that you downloaded from other sources, on the
Applications screen, tap Settings → General → Security → Unknown sources.
Uninstalling applications
Uninstall the applications purchased from Play Store.
Tap → My apps, select an application to delete in the list of installed applications, and then
tap UNINSTALL.
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Samsung Apps
Use this application to purchase and download dedicated Samsung applications. For more
information, visit apps.samsung.com.
Tap Samsung Apps on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Installing applications
Browse applications by category. Tap CATEGORY to select a category.
To search for an application, tap
search field.
at the top of the screen, and then enter a keyword in the
Select an application to view information. To download it, tap Free. If there is a charge for the
application, tap the price, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the purchase
process.
When a new version is available for any installed application, an update icon appears
at the top of the screen to alert you to the update. Open the notifications panel and
tap the icon to update the application.
Play Books
Use this application to read and download book files.
Tap Play Books on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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Play Movies & TV
Use this application to watch, download, and rent movies or TV shows.
Tap Play Movies & TV on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Play Music
Use this application to listen to music from the device or stream music from the Google cloud
service.
Tap Play Music on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Play Games
Use this application to download and play games.
Tap Play Games on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Play Newsstand
Use this application to read the latest news articles.
Tap Play Newsstand on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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S Note
Use this application to create a note using multimedia files or voice memos.
Tap S Note on the Applications screen.
Creating notes
When running S Note for the first time, tap Start to set the default cover and template. Follow
the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
Composing notes
Create notes with enriched content by adding multimedia files or voice memos.
Tap
to write or draw on the screen, or tap
to enter text with the keyboard.
Select the note.
Enter a note.
Save the note.
Write a note.
Access additional options.
Erase the note.
Undo and redo the last
action.
Draw with the S Pen or a
finger.
Insert a multimedia file.
Change page options.
Append another page to
the current note.
Switch to magnified
handwriting mode.
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When using the templates that have image frames, tap and hold an image frame, and then
tap Images or Take picture to add an image.
To delete a frame, tap and hold the frame, and then tap Delete.
When jotting down a note, tap
to change the pen type, line thickness, or pen colour.
Save the current setting as a
pen profile.
Change the pen type.
Change the line thickness.
Change the pen colour.
Add a new colour based on the
colour picker.
To zoom in or out, spread two fingers apart or pinch them.
To add a new page, tap → Add page.
To change the page template, tap → Add template.
To change the layout of the pages or import pages from other notes, tap → Edit pages.
To delete the page, tap → Delete page.
To record your actions while drawing a note, tap → Record sketching.
To hide the toolbar, tap → Hide tools.
To save the page with a different name, tap → Save as.
To add or delete tags on the page, tap
→ Edit tags.
To add or edit an index on the page, tap
To change the background of the page, tap
To display a grid on the page, tap
→ Edit index.
→ Change background.
→ Show grid.
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Using the eraser tool
A drawn line is not recognised as a series of dots but short strokes. For this reason, you can
select a whole line and delete, move, or transform it. However, you may happen to even erase
unintended part of a line, or may not be able to erase intensive or overlapped lines when
using the eraser tool.
To reduce the case of erasing unintended parts, adjust the eraser’s size by tapping
→
.
To clear the note, tap Clear all.
Even with a smaller eraser, you may not be able to precisely erase the intended area.
Editing handwritten notes
Select a handwritten note to cut, move, resize, or transform it. When jotting down or drawing
a note, tap . Then, tap the note or draw a line around it to select and edit it.
To move the note to another location, select the note, and then drag it to a new location.
To resize the note, select the note, and then drag the frame handle.
With a handwritten note selected, use the following options:
• Properties: Change the note properties such as layout, size, colour, or thickness.
• Transform into: Convert a drawn shape or handwritten note to a well-organised one.
• Cut: Cut the note. To paste it to another location, tap and hold the location, and then tap
Paste.
• Copy: Copy the note. To paste it to another location, tap and hold the location, and then
tap Paste.
• Delete: Delete the note.
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Inserting multimedia files
Tap
to insert images, videos, voice memos, and more.
Inserting an idea sketch
Tap
→ Idea Sketch, and then write a keyword or select a category to search for images.
To add your own sketches to the list, tap
, and then draw an image in the sketch panel.
Inserting an image or video with frame
Tap
→ Images or Video → Photo frame or Record video on canvas.
Draw a frame on the note, and then tap inside the frame with the S Pen or your finger to take
a photo or video.
Inserting map information
Tap → Maps, scroll through the maps or tap Search to search for a place, and then tap
Capture.
To view the location in full screen, tap and hold the map, and then tap Open map.
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Creating and managing charts
Making a table
Tap → Easy chart → Table, set the number of rows and columns for the table, and then
tap Done.
To enter data in the table, tap a table cell.
To add or delete columns, tap → Add column or Delete column.
To add or delete rows, tap → Add row or Delete row.
Making a chart
To make a chart, tap → Easy chart, and then select a chart type. Then, draw bars, lines, or
dividers on the chart.
To make a chart from the data in the table, tap and hold the table, tap Edit chart →
then select a chart type.
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Editing a chart
To edit a chart, tap and hold a chart or table, tap Edit chart, and then use the following
options:
• Tap
at the top left of the screen to change the chart type.
• Tap an item, tap
, and then edit values.
The available options may vary depending on the chart type.
Viewing note pages
When viewing pages, tap to use the following options:
• Delete: Delete the page.
• Share via: Send the page to others.
• Export: Export the page as an image file or a PDF file.
• Edit pages: Change the layout of the pages or import pages from other notes.
• Edit tags: Add or delete tags on the page.
• Edit index: Add or edit an index on the page.
• Add shortcut to home: Add a shortcut to the page on the Home screen.
• Print: Print the image by connecting the device to a printer. Some printers may not be
compatible with the device.
• Save as: Save the page with a different name.
• Set as: Set the page as wallpaper or a contact image.
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Viewing pages preview
Drag down a note to preview the pages above the note.
Tap
on the note cover to access the following options:
• Delete: Delete the note.
• Share via: Share the note with others.
• Export: Export the note as an image file or a PDF file.
• Rename: Rename the note.
• Edit cover: Change the note cover.
• Add to favourites: Add the note to the favourites list.
• Lock: Lock the note so that others cannot view it.
• Add shortcut to home: Add a shortcut to the note on the Home screen.
Editing notes
Tap a note to open it. The note is displayed in view mode. To edit the note, tap
.
Searching for notes
Use this feature to search for a note by entering search criteria, such as names, tags, text, or
handwritten words.
Tap
, tap the search field at the top of the screen, and then enter search criteria.
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Action Memo
Use this application to compose a handwritten memo and quickly perform one of the useful
features provided with Action Memo.
Tap Action Memo on the Applications screen.
Composing memos
Tap , write a memo, and then tap . When the menu of functions appears, select a
function to use the information on the memo you wrote.
• : Make a call.
• : Create a contact.
• : Send a message.
• : Send an email.
• : Search the Internet.
• : Search for a location.
• : Create a task.
If you want to use specific information from the memo, tap to deselect the memo and draw a
circle around the information.
Change the background colour.
Erase the memo.
Hide some tools.
Write a memo.
Save the memo.
Draw a line around an area.
Close the memo.
Minimise the memo.
View the list of memos.
Adjust the size of the memo
pad.
Save the memo and create a
new memo.
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Browsing memos
Browse memo thumbnails by scrolling up or down.
To edit the memo, tap the memo.
To create a memo, tap
.
To search for a memo, tap
To delete memos, tap
.
.
To send memos to other, tap → Share via.
To change the view mode, tap → View.
To access help information for action memo, tap → Help.
S Planner
Use this application to manage events and tasks.
Tap S Planner on the Applications screen.
Creating events or tasks
Tap
, and then use one of the following methods:
• Event: Enter an event with an optional repeat setting.
• Task: Enter a task with an optional priority setting.
To add an event or task more briefly, tap a date to select it and tap it again.
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Enter a title and specify which calendar to use or sync with. Then tap Edit event details or
Edit task details to add more details, such as how often the event repeats, when it has an
advance alert, or where it takes place.
Attach a map showing the location of the event. Enter the location in the Location field, tap
next to the field, and then pinpoint the precise location by tapping and holding on the
map that appears.
Syncing with Google Calendar
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → General → Accounts → Google under My
accounts, select the Google account, and then tick Sync Calendar.
To manually sync for updating, on the Applications screen, tap S Planner → → Sync.
To display synced events or tasks, tap → Calendars, and then tick the Google account.
Handwriting in month view
On the month view screen, tap
to activate this feature. This is available in month view only.
Changing calendar type
Select one from among different types of calendars including year, month, week, and others
at the top of the screen.
Searching for events or tasks
Tap
, and then enter a keyword to search for.
To view today’s events or tasks, tap Today at the top of the screen.
Deleting events or tasks
Select an event or task, and then tap → Delete.
Sharing events or tasks
Select an event or task, tap → Share via, and then select a sharing method.
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Dropbox
Use this application to save and share files with others via the Dropbox cloud storage. When
you save files to Dropbox, your device automatically syncs with the web server and any other
computers that have Dropbox installed.
Tap Dropbox on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
When running Dropbox for the first time, tap Start to activate it. Follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
Once Dropbox is activated, tap Turn on Camera Upload to upload photos and videos taken
with the device’s camera to Dropbox automatically. To view the uploaded photos or videos,
tap . To share or delete files or create albums, tap , and then select files.
To upload files to Dropbox, tap → → Upload here → Photos or videos or Other files. To
open files in Dropbox, select a file.
While viewing images or videos, tap
favourites list, tap .
to add it to the favourites list. To open files in the
Cloud
Use this feature to sync files or back up application data with your Samsung account or
Dropbox.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → General → Cloud.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Syncing with the Samsung account
Tap your Samsung account or Sync settings to sync files.
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Backing up or restoring data
Tap Backup or Restore to back up or restore data with your Samsung account.
Syncing with Dropbox
Tap Link Dropbox account, and then enter the Dropbox account. Follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
Once you sign in, tap Allow and the device automatically syncs files with Dropbox whenever
you make some changes.
Drive
Use this application to create and edit documents and share them with others via Google
Drive storage. When you create documents or upload files to Google Drive, your device
automatically syncs with the web server and any other computer with Google Drive installed.
Access your files without transferring or downloading.
Tap Drive on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Hancom Viewer
Use this application to view documents in various formats, including spreadsheets and
presentations.
Tap Hancom Viewer on the Applications screen.
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Searching documents
Tap Open to browse a document.
While browsing a document, use one of the following options:
• : Create a folder.
• : Retrieve new documents.
• : Sort documents and folders.
• : Change the view mode.
• : Select documents or folders.
To search for recently-used documents, tap Recent Documents.
Reading documents
Tap a document in Recent Documents or in a folder.
Tap or , and then use one of the following functions:
Word processor
• Find: Search for text.
• Zoom: Change the view size.
• Document Info: View document details such as title, date, and author.
• Print: Print the document by connecting the device to a printer. Some printers may not
be compatible with the device.
• Send: Send the document to others or share it.
• Help: View information about Hancom Viewer.
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Presentation
• Find: Search for text.
• Zoom: Change the view size.
• Document Info: View document details such as title, date, and author.
• Slide Show: Start a slideshow from the first page.
• From Current Slide: Start a slideshow from the current page.
• Show Presenter View: Display presentation tools on the device when it is connected to
an external monitor.
• Print: Print the document by connecting the device to a printer. Some printers may not
be compatible with the device.
• Send: Send the document to others or share it.
• Help: View information about Hancom Viewer.
Spreadsheet
• Find: Search for text.
• Zoom: Change the view size.
• Document Info: View document details such as title, date, and author.
• Sort: Sort cells by specific criteria.
• Show Formulas: View the formulas inside cells instead of their calculated results.
• Freeze Panes: Keep the selected row in place.
• Gridlines: Hide or show gridlines.
• Show All Comments: Hide or show memos on the document.
• Print Area: Select an area to print.
• Print: Print the document by connecting the device to a printer. Some printers may not
be compatible with the device.
• Send: Send the document to others or share it.
• Help: View information about Hancom Viewer.
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PDF
• Search: Search for text.
• Send: Send the document to others or share it.
• Properties: View document details such as title, date, and author.
• Zoom: Change the view size.
• Hide comments: Hide or show comments on the document.
• Vertical page scrolling: Change the view mode. This option may be labelled differently
depending on the view mode selected.
• Reading view: View the document contents only, without margins.
• Go to page: Move to a specified page.
• Bookmarks: View bookmarks on the document.
• Print: Print the document by connecting the device to a printer. Some printers may not
be compatible with the device.
Alarm
Use this application to set alarms for important events.
Tap Alarm on the Applications screen.
Turn this alarm on or off.
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Setting alarms
Tap , set a time for the alarm to go off, select days for the alarm to repeat, and then tap
Save. You can also write numbers with the S Pen to set an alarm.
• Location alarm: Set a location. The alarm goes off only when you are in the location.
• Snooze: Set an interval and the number of times for the alarm to repeat after the preset
time.
• Smart alarm: Set a time for the alarm to go off before the preset time.
Stopping alarms
Drag outside the large circle to stop an alarm. Drag
the alarm after a specified length of time.
outside the large circle to repeat
Deleting alarms
Tap → Select, select alarms, and then tap
.
World Clock
Use this application to check the time of many major cities in the world.
Tap World Clock on the Applications screen.
Creating clocks
Tap
and enter a city name or select a city from the cities list.
To apply summer time, tap → Select, select a clock, and then tap → DST settings.
Deleting clocks
Tap → Select, select clocks, and then tap
.
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Calculator
Use this application for simple or complex calculations.
Tap Calculator on the Applications screen.
To clear the history, tap
.
S Voice
Use this application to command the device by voice to perform various features.
Tap S Voice on the Applications screen. Alternatively, press the Home button twice.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• This application is not supported in some languages.
Here are several examples of spoken commands:
• Open music
• Launch calculator
• Call Lulu mobile
• Dial Lulu work
• Check schedule
Tips for better voice recognition
• Speak clearly.
• Speak in quiet places.
• Do not use offensive or slang words.
• Avoid speaking in dialectal accents.
The device may not recognise your commands or may perform unwanted commands
depending on your surroundings or how you speak.
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Using wake-up commands on the locked screen
On the locked screen, you can use various functions with preset wake-up commands.
To activate this feature, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Device → Lock screen,
and then drag the Wake up in lock screen switch to the right.
S Finder
Use this application to search for a wide variety of items on the device, including emails,
documents, images, music, applications, and more.
Tap S Finder on the air command.
Tap the search field, and then enter search criteria. Alternatively, tap , and then speak a
keyword to search for. You can also use this feature to search for handwritten content in the
device.
Google
Use this application to search not only the Internet, but also applications and their contents
on the device as well.
Tap Google on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Searching the device
Tap the search field, and then enter a keyword. Alternatively, tap , and then speak a
keyword.
Search scope
To select what applications to search, tap → Settings → Tablet search, and then tick the
items to search for.
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Google Now
Launch Google search to view Google Now cards that show the current weather, public
transit info, your next appointment, and more when you are most likely to need it.
Join Google Now when opening Google search for the first time. To change Google Now
settings, tap → Settings, and then drag the Google Now switch to the left or right.
Voice Search
Use this application to search webpages by speaking.
Tap Voice Search on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Speak a keyword or phrase when Speak now appears on the screen.
Scrapbook
Use this application to create your own digital scrapbook with content from webpages,
videos, and more.
Tap Scrapbook on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Creating categories
Tap
, select a layout from the list, enter a name, and then tap Save.
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Collecting items
While viewing webpages, or videos, with the S Pen button pressed, draw a line around an
area to select it. Tap Scrapbook from the list of applications that appears at the bottom of the
screen, select a category, and then tap Done to add the selected area.
Alternatively, tap Scrapbooker on the air command, draw a line around an area, select a
category, and then tap Done.
Viewing items
Select a category, and then select an item. While viewing an item, tap
to go to the source.
My Files
Use this application to access all kinds of files stored in the device, including images, videos,
songs, and sound clips.
Tap My Files on the Applications screen.
Viewing files
Files stored in the device are sorted by criteria. From the left pane of the screen, select one of
the following categories:
• Timeline: View files that are grouped by date.
• Favourite folders: View shortcuts to folders.
• Folders: View files stored in the internal memory or a memory card, and shortcuts to FTP
servers.
• Categories: View files sorted by their types.
• Apps: View files stored or created in specific applications.
Select a category, and then select a file or folder to open it.
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After selecting a category, tap , and then use one of the following options:
• Select: Select files or folders.
• Sort by: Sort files or folders.
• Add to Favourite folders: Add a shortcut to the folder in Favourite folders.
• Add shortcut to home: Add a shortcut to a file or folder to the Home screen.
• Add FTP: Add an FTP server shortcut in Folders.
• Scan for Nearby Devices: Search for devices that have media sharing activated.
• Display options: Change the file display options.
Tap → Select, select a file or folder, and then use one of the following functions:
• : Send files to others or share them.
• : Delete files or folders.
• : Move files or folders to another folder.
• : Copy files or folders to another folder.
• → Rename: Rename a file or folder.
• → Add to Favourite folders: Add a shortcut to the folder in Favourite folders.
• → Add shortcut to home: Add a shortcut to a file or folder to the Home screen.
• → Zip: Compress files or folders to create a zip file.
• → Details: View file or folder details.
Searching for a file
Tap
, and then enter search criteria.
Viewing storage information
Tap
to view memory information for your device and memory card.
Changing the view mode
Tap
to change the view mode.
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Creating folders
Tap
, enter a name for the folder, and then tap OK.
Adding shortcuts to folders
Add a shortcut to frequently-used folders in Favourite folders. Select a folder and tap →
Add to Favourite folders.
Adding FTP server shortcuts to the device
Add an FTP server shortcut in Folders. Tap → Add FTP, enter details for the FTP server, and
then tap Done.
Downloads
Use this application to see what files are downloaded through the applications.
Tap Downloads on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a file to open it with an appropriate application.
To sort the files by title, tap
→ By name.
To sort the files by date, tap
→ By date.
To sort the files by size, tap
→ By size.
To clear the history, tap → Clear list.
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Evernote
Use this application to create, synchronise, and share multimedia notes. You can add tags to
the notes, or sort the notes into a notebook so that you can manage your ideas efficiently.
Tap Evernote on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
KNOX
Use this application to separate personal and work data and to access enterprise applications
securely from your device.
Tap KNOX on the Applications screen.
To start KNOX, you need to download and install the application. Tap Install and follow the
on-screen instructions.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• To secure your data, KNOX and associated data are deleted when the password is
entered incorrectly several times.
• You may incur additional charges when downloading this application via the
mobile network. To avoid additional charges, contact your service provider.
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Travel & local
Maps
Use this application to pinpoint the location of the device, search for places, or get directions.
Tap Maps on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Searching for locations
Search for locations by entering an address or a keyword. Once the location is found, select a
location to view the detailed information. Refer to the help for more information.
Getting directions for a destination
Tap to set starting and ending locations, and then select a travel method. The device
shows the routes to get to the destination.
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Settings
About Settings
Use this application to configure the device, set application options, and add accounts.
Tap Settings on the Applications screen.
Connections
Wi-Fi
Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other
network devices.
To use options, tap .
• Advanced: Customise Wi-Fi settings.
• WPS push button: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi network with a WPS button.
• WPS PIN entry: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi network with a WPS PIN.
• Help: Access help information for Wi-Fi.
Setting Wi-Fi sleep policy
On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi → → Advanced → Keep Wi-Fi on
during sleep.
When the screen is turned off, the device automatically turns off Wi-Fi connections.
When this happens, the device automatically accesses data networks if it is set to use
them. This may incur data transfer fees. To avoid data-usage bills, set this option to
Always.
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Setting Network notification
The device can detect open Wi-Fi networks and display an icon on the status bar to notify
when available.
On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi → → Advanced and tick Network
notification to activate this feature.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct connects two devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access
point.
On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi → Wi-Fi Direct.
Bluetooth
Activate the Bluetooth feature to exchange information over short distances.
To use more options, tap .
• Visibility timeout: Set duration that the device is visible.
• Received files: View received files via the Bluetooth feature.
• Help: Access help information for Bluetooth.
Tethering and portable hotspot
• Portable Wi-Fi hotspot: Use the portable Wi-Fi hotspot to share the device’s mobile
network connection with computers or other devices through the Wi-Fi network.
• USB tethering: Use USB tethering to share the device’s mobile network connection with
a computer via USB. When connected to a computer, the device is used as a wireless
modem for the computer.
• Bluetooth tethering: Use Bluetooth tethering to share the device’s mobile network
connection with computers or other devices via Bluetooth.
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Flight mode
This disables all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.
Network booster
Set the device to download files via both Wi-Fi and mobile networks at the same time.
• Set minimum file size: Select a minimum size for files to download using this feature.
• Mobile data usage pop-ups: Set the device to display a pop-up window before
downloading files via the mobile network.
Data usage
Keep track of your data usage amount, and customise the settings for the limitation.
• Mobile data: Set the device to use data connections on any mobile network.
• Data usage cycle: Enter monthly reset date to monitor your data usage.
To use more options, tap .
• Data roaming: Set the device to use data connections when you are roaming.
• Restrict background data: Set the device to disable sync in the background while using
a mobile network.
• Auto sync data: Activate or deactivate auto-syncing of applications. You can select what
information to sync for each account in Settings → General → Accounts.
• Show Wi-Fi usage: Set the device to show your data usage via Wi-Fi.
• Mobile hotspots: Select Wi-Fi hotspots to prevent applications that are running in the
background from using them.
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Location
Change settings for location information permissions.
• Mode: Select a method to collect your location data.
• My places: Set up profiles that will be used for specific locations when you use GPS, Wi-Fi,
or Bluetooth features to find your current location.
More networks
Customise settings to control connections with other devices or networks.
Default SMS app
Select the default application to use for messaging.
Printing
Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can search for available
printers or add one manually to print files via Wi-Fi or cloud services.
Mobile networks
• Mobile data: Use to allow packet switching data networks for network services.
• Data roaming: Set the device to use data connections when you are roaming.
• Access Point Names: Set up access point names (APNs).
• Network mode: Select a network type.
• Network operators: Search for available networks and select a network for roaming.
VPN
Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs).
Ethernet
• Ethernet: Activate the Ethernet feature to connect to a local area network or the Internet.
• Configure Ethernet device: Configure network settings for Ethernet devices.
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Nearby devices
• Device name: View the device name.
• Shared contents: Set the device to share your content with other devices.
• Allowed devices list: View the list of devices that can access your device.
• Not-allowed devices list: View the list of devices that are blocked from accessing your
device.
• Download to: Select a memory location for saving media files.
• Upload from other devices: Set the device to accept uploads from other devices.
Screen Mirroring
Activate the screen mirroring feature and share your display with others.
Device
Sound
Change settings for various sounds on the device.
• Volume: Adjust the volume level for call ringtones, music and videos, system sounds, and
notifications.
• Vibration intensity: Adjust the force of the vibration notification.
• Ringtones: Add or select a ringtone to alert you to incoming calls.
• Vibrations: Add or select a vibration pattern.
• Default notification sound: Select a ringtone for events, such as incoming messages and
missed calls.
• Vibrate when ringing: Set the device to vibrate and play a ringtone for incoming calls.
• Dialling keypad tone: Set the device to sound when tapping the buttons on the keypad.
• Touch sounds: Set the device to sound when selecting an application or option on the
touch screen.
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• Screen lock sound: Set the device to sound when locking or unlocking the touch screen.
• Haptic feedback: Set the device to vibrate when touching keys.
• Pen attach/detach sound: Set the device to emit a sound when the S Pen is inserted or
pulled out from the slot.
• Samsung applications: Change the notification settings for each application.
• Key-tap sound: Set the device to sound when a key is touched.
• Key-tap vibration: Set the device to vibrate when a key is touched.
• Audio output: Select a sound output format to use when connecting your device to
HDMI devices. Some devices may not support the surround sound setting.
• Adapt Sound: Personalise the sound for the ear you use most during calls or while
listening to music.
Display
Change the settings for the display.
• Brightness: Set the brightness of the display.
• Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight.
• Touch key light duration: Set the duration for the touch button backlight.
• Screen mode:
– – Adapt display: Use this mode for optimising the display according to the display
settings.
– – Dynamic: Use this mode to make the display tone more vivid.
– – Standard: Use this mode for normal surroundings.
– – Movie: Use this mode for dim surroundings, such as in a dark room.
• Reading mode: Select which applications will use reading mode. In reading mode, the
device helps protect your eyes when reading at night.
• Daydream: Set the device to launch a screensaver when your device is charging.
• Display battery percentage: Set the device to display the remaining battery life.
• Edit after screen capture: Set to edit the screenshot after capturing it.
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Multi window
Activate the Multi Window feature to run multiple applications on the screen at the same
time.
• Open in multi window view: Set the device to activate the Multi Window feature when
you open files from My Files or Video.
Lock screen
Change settings for the locked screen.
• Screen lock: Activate the screen lock feature. The following options may vary depending
on the screen lock feature selected.
• Lock screen card: Set the device to display cards on the locked screen that show the
current weather, news updates, your schedule, and more. Change the settings for the
cards.
• Clock widget options: Configure settings for the clock widget.
– – Dual clock: Set the device to show the dual clock.
– – Clock size: Change the size of the clock.
– – Show date: Set the device to show the date with the clock.
• Shortcuts: Set the device to show and edit application shortcuts on the locked screen.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• Personal message: Set the device to show a personal message on the locked screen.
– – Edit personal information: Edit the personal message.
• Owner information: Enter your information that is shown with the clock.
• Unlock effect: Select an effect when you unlock the screen.
• Ink effect: Change the colour for the ink effect.
• Wake up in lock screen: Set the device to recognise your wake up command when the
screen is locked.
• Action Memo on lock screen: Set the device to launch Action Memo when you doubletap the locked screen with the S Pen button pressed.
• Help text: Set the device to show the help text on the locked screen.
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Wallpaper
Change the wallpaper settings.
• Home screen: Select a background image for the Home screen.
• Lock screen: Select a background image for the locked screen.
• Home and lock screens: Select a background image for the Home screen and the locked
screen.
Font
Change the settings for the font.
• Font style: Change the font type for display text.
• Font size: Change the font size.
Notification panel
Customise the items that appear on the notifications panel.
• Brightness and volume: Set the device to display the brightness and volume adjustment
bars on the notifications panel.
• Recommended apps: Set the device to display a list of recommended applications on
the notifications panel based on your actions, such as connecting a headset to the device.
• Set the quick setting buttons: Rearrange the quick setting buttons displayed on the
notifications panel.
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Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features for those with certain physical disabilities. Access
and alert the following settings to improve accessibility to the device.
• Auto rotate screen: Set the interface to rotate automatically when you rotate the device.
• Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight.
• Speak passwords: Set the device to read aloud passwords you enter with TalkBack.
• Answering/ending calls:
– – The home key answers calls: Set the device to answer a call when you press the
Home button.
– – Voice control: Set the device to answer or reject a call with voice commands.
– – The power key ends calls: Set the device to end a call when you press the Power
button.
• Easy touch mode: Set this to control incoming calls or notifications by tapping the
button instead of dragging it.
• Show shortcut: Add a shortcut to Accessibility or TalkBack on the quick menu that
appears when you press and hold the Power button.
• Manage accessibility: Export or import the accessibility settings to share them with
other devices.
– – Export: Export the current accessibility settings as a file.
– – Update: Import the current accessibility settings as a file.
– – Share via: Send the accessibility settings file to others.
• TalkBack: Activate TalkBack, which provides voice feedback.
• Font size: Change the font size.
• Magnification gestures: Set the device to zoom in and out with finger gestures.
• Negative colours: Reverse the display colours to improve visibility.
• Colour adjustment: Adjust the colour scheme for the screen when the device determines
that you are colour blind or having difficulty reading content.
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• Notification reminder: Set the device to alert you when you have missed notifications
and set an interval for repeating the alert.
• Accessibility shortcut: Set the device to activate TalkBack when you press and hold the
Power button, and then tap and hold the screen with two fingers.
• Text-to-speech options:
– – Preferred TTS engine: Select a speech synthesis engine. To change the settings for
speech synthesis engines, tap .
– – Speech rate: Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature.
– – Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an example.
– – Default language status: View the status of the default language for the text-tospeech feature.
• Sound balance: Adjust the sound balance when using a dual headset.
• Mono audio: Enable mono sound when listening to audio with one earbud.
• Turn off all sounds: Mute all device sounds.
• Flash notification: Set the flash to blink when you have incoming calls, new messages, or
notifications.
• Google subtitles (CC): Set the device to display closed captions on content supported by
Google and to change the closed caption settings.
• Samsung Subtitles (CC): Set the device to display closed captions on content supported
by Samsung and to change the closed caption settings.
• Assistant menu: Set the device to show the assistive shortcut icon that helps you access
functions supported by external buttons or features on the notifications panel. You can
also edit the menu on the shortcut icon.
– – Dominant hand: Select the left or right hand for easy assistant menu use.
– – Edit: Customise the items that appear on the assistant menu.
• Tap and hold delay: Set the recognition time for tapping and holding the screen.
• Interaction control: Activate interaction control mode to restrict the reaction of the
device for inputs in an application.
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Call
Customise the settings for calling features.
Call settings
• Call rejection: Reject calls from specified phone numbers automatically. Add phone
numbers to the reject list.
• Set up call reject messages: Add or edit the message sent when you reject a call.
• Answering/ending calls:
– – The home key answers calls: Set the device to answer a call when you press the
Home button.
– – Voice control: Set the device to answer or reject a call with voice commands.
– – The power key ends calls: Set the device to end a call when you press the Power
button.
• Call alerts:
– – Answer vibration: Set the device to vibrate when the other party answers a call.
– – Call end vibration: Set the device to vibrate when the other party ends a call.
– – Call connect tone: Activate or deactivate the call connection tone.
– – Minute minder: Activate or deactivate the minute minder tone.
– – Call end tone: Activate or deactivate the call disconnection tone.
– – Alerts during calls: Set the device to alert you to events during a call.
• Call accessories:
– – Automatic answering: Set the device to answer a call automatically after a specified
period (available only when a headset is connected).
– – Automatic answering timer: Set the length of time the device waits before answering
a call.
– – Outgoing call conditions: Set the device to allow outgoing calls with a Bluetooth
headset, even when your device is locked.
– – Outgoing call type: Select the type of outgoing calls to make when you use a
Bluetooth headset.
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• Additional settings:
– – Caller ID: Display your caller ID to other parties for outgoing calls.
– – Call forwarding: Divert incoming calls to another number.
– – Auto area code: Set the device to insert a prefix (area or country code) automatically
before a phone number.
– – Call barring: Block incoming or outgoing calls.
– – Call waiting: Allow incoming call alerts when a call is in progress.
– – Auto redial: Activate auto redial for calls that were not connected or that were cut off.
– – Fixed Dialling Numbers: Activate or deactivate FDN mode to restrict calls to numbers
in the FDN list. Enter the PIN2 supplied with your SIM or USIM card.
Ringtone and sound settings
• Ringtones and keypad tones:
– – Ringtones: Select a ringtone to alert you to incoming calls.
– – Vibrations: Add or select a vibration pattern.
– – Vibrate when ringing: Set the device to vibrate and play a ringtone for incoming calls.
– – Dialling keypad tone: Set the device to sound when tapping the buttons on the
keypad.
• Increase volume in pocket: Set the device to raise the ringtone volume when the device
is in an enclosed, such as a bag or pocket.
Video call settings
• Video call image: Select an image to be shown to the other party.
• Own video in received call: Set whether to show your live image or a preset image to the
other party.
• Use call fail options: Choose to try a voice call when a video call fails to connect.
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Voicemail
• Voicemail service: Select or set your voicemail service provider.
• Voicemail settings: Enter the number to access the voicemail service. Obtain this number
from the service provider.
• Sound: Select a ringtone to alert you to new voicemails.
• Vibrate: Set the device to vibrate when voicemails are received.
Internet call settings
• Accounts: Set the device to accept IP calls and set up your accounts for IP call services.
• Use Internet calling: Set whether to use IP call services for all calls or only for IP calls.
Blocking mode
Select which notifications will be blocked or set to allow notifications for calls from specified
contacts in blocking mode.
Controls
Language and input
Change the settings for text input. Some options may not be available depending on the
selected language.
Language
Select a display language for all menus and applications.
Default
Select a default keyboard type for text input.
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Samsung keyboard
To change the Samsung keyboard settings, tap
.
The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider.
• Select input languages: Select languages for text input.
• Predictive text: Activate predictive text mode to predict words based on your input and
show word suggestions. You can also customise the word prediction settings.
• Auto replacement: Set the device to correct misspelled and incomplete words by
tapping the space bar or punctuation mark.
• Auto capitalisation: Set the device to automatically capitalise the first character after a
final punctuation mark, such as a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark.
• Auto spacing: Set the device to automatically insert a space between words.
• Auto-punctuate: Set the device to insert a full stop when you double-tap the space bar.
• None: Set the device to deactivate the keyboard swipe feature.
• Continuous input: Set the device to enter text by sweeping on the keyboard.
• Cursor control: Enable the smart keyboard navigation feature to move the cursor by
scrolling the keyboard.
• Sound: Set the device to sound when a key is touched.
• Vibration: Set the device to vibrate when a key is touched.
• Character preview: Set the device to display a large image of each character tapped.
• Pen detection: Set the device to open the handwriting panel when the field is tapped
with the S Pen.
• Help: Access help information for using the Samsung keyboard.
• Reset settings: Reset Samsung keyboard settings.
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Google voice typing
To change the voice input settings, tap
.
• Choose input languages: Select input languages for text input.
• Block offensive words: Set the device to prevent the device from recognising offensive
words in voice inputs.
• Offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline voice input.
Handwriting recognition
Select a language of handwriting recognition.
Voice recogniser
Select a voice recognition engine.
This feature appears once you use a voice recognition application.
Voice search
For Samsung voice recognition, use the following options:
• Language: Select a language for the voice recognition.
• Open via the home key: Set the device to launch S Voice by tapping the Home button
twice.
• Use location data: Set the device to use location information for voice search results.
• Hide offensive words: Hide offensive words from voice search results.
• About: View version information.
• Show body of message: Set the device to display the text of a new message received
while in hands-free mode.
• Wake up command: Set the device to start voice recognition by saying a wake up
command while using S Voice.
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• Check missed events: Set the device to check missed calls, messages, or events when S
Voice is launched by pressing the headset button.
• Home address: Enter your home address to use location information with the voice
command feature.
• Log in to Facebook: Enter your Facebook account information to use Facebook with S
Voice.
• Log in to Twitter: Enter your Twitter account information to use Twitter with S Voice.
For Google voice recognition, use the following options:
• Language: Select a language for the voice recognition.
• Speech output: Set the device to provide voice feedback to alert you to the current
action.
• Block offensive words: Hide offensive words from voice search results.
• Offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline voice input.
• Bluetooth headset: Set the device to allow a voice search with a Bluetooth headset,
when one is connected to the device.
Text-to-speech options
• Preferred TTS engine: Select a speech synthesis engine. To change the settings for
speech synthesis engines, tap .
• Speech rate: Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature.
• Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an example.
• Default language status: View the status of the default language for the text-to-speech
feature.
Mouseover
Activate the Mouseover feature to perform various functions while the pointer of the mouse
or trackpad connected to your device is moving over the screen.
• Preview and icon labels: Set the device to display a preview of the content or pop-up
information when the pointer points at an item.
• List scrolling: Set the device to scroll through lists by moving the pointer to an edge of
the screen.
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Pointer speed
Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad connected to your device.
Voice control
Set the device to recognise voice commands for controlling your device. You can select the
features to control with voice commands.
If Vibrate when ringing is activated, the device will not be able to recognise voice
commands when a call comes in.
S Pen
Change the settings for using the S Pen.
• Disable pen detection: Set the screen not to respond when inserting or removing the S
Pen.
• Pointer: Set the device to display the S Pen pointer when hovering the S Pen over the
screen.
• Direct pen input: Set the device to launch the handwriting pad when hovering the S Pen
over a text input field.
• Air view: Set the device to activate the air view feature to preview content or view
information in a pop-up window when you point at an item with the S Pen.
– – Information preview: View information in a pop-up window by pointing at items with
the S Pen.
– – Progress preview: While playing music or videos, preview a scene or view the elapsed
time by pointing at the progress bar with the S Pen.
– – Speed dial preview: View contact information of speed dial numbers in a pop-up
window by pointing at a speed dial number with your finger.
– – Icon labels: View simple information for an item in a pop-up window by pointing at
the item with the S Pen.
– – List scrolling: While viewing emails or webpages, hold the S Pen over the edge of the
screen to scroll through the page.
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• Air command: Set the device to activate the air command feature to perform various
actions with the S Pen button pressed.
• Sound and haptic feedback: Set the device to sound and vibrate when hovering over
files, subjects, or options.
• Pen detachment options: Set the device to launch Action Memo or display air command
when the S Pen is pulled out from the slot.
• Pen attach/detach sound: Set the device to emit a sound when the S Pen is inserted or
pulled out from the slot.
• Attach/detach vibration: Set the device to vibrate when the S Pen is inserted or pulled
out from the slot.
Motions
Activate the motion recognition feature and change the settings that control motion
recognition on your device.
• Smart alert: Set the device to alert you if you have missed calls or new messages when
you pick up the device.
• Zoom: Set the device to zoom in or out while viewing images in Gallery or browsing
webpages, when you tap and hold two points with your fingers and then tilt the device
back and forth.
• Browse an image: Set the device to scroll through an image by moving the device in any
direction when the image is zoomed in.
Palm motion
Activate the palm motion feature to control the device by touching the screen.
• Capture screen: Set the device to capture an image of the screen when you sweep your
hand to the left or right across the screen.
• Mute/Pause: Set the device to pause media playback when you touch the screen with
your palm.
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Smart screen
• Smart stay: Set the device to prevent the display backlight from turning off while you are
looking at the display.
• Smart rotation: Set the interface not to rotate according to the orientation of your face.
• Smart pause: Set the device to pause video playback when you look away from the
screen.
General
Accounts
Add email or SNS accounts.
Cloud
Change settings for syncing data or files with your Samsung account or Dropbox cloud
storage.
Backup and reset
Change the settings for managing settings and data.
• Back up my data: Set the device to back up settings and application data to the Google
server.
• Backup account: Set up or edit your Google backup account.
• Automatic restore: Set the device to restore settings and application data when the
applications are reinstalled on the device.
• Factory data reset: Reset settings to the factory default values and delete all data.
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Date and time
Access and alter the following settings to control how the device displays the time and date.
If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from the device, the time and date
is reset.
• Automatic date and time: Automatically update the time and date when moving across
time zones.
• Set date: Set the current date manually.
• Set time: Set the current time manually.
• Automatic time zone: Set the device to receive time zone information from the network
when you move across time zones.
• Select time zone: Set the home time zone.
• Use 24-hour format: Display time in 24-hour format.
• Select date format: Select a date format.
Accessory
Change the accessory settings.
• Audio output: Select a sound output format to use when connecting your device to
HDMI devices. Some devices may not support the surround sound setting.
• Automatic unlock: Set the device to unlock automatically when the cover is flipped
open.
• Daynote: Set the device to display a daily note showing date, time, weather, and events
when you open the cover.
• Unit: Select the default unit of temperature when displaying weather information in
Daynote.
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Application manager
View and manage the applications on your device.
Default applications
Select a default setting for using applications.
• Home: Select a default Home screen mode.
• Message: Select the default application to use for messaging.
Users
Set up and manage user profiles for personalised settings.
Battery
View the amount of battery power consumed by your device.
Power saving mode
Activate power-saving mode and change the settings for power-saving mode.
• CPU power saving: Set the device to limit some system resource usage.
• Screen power saving: Set the device to decrease the brightness of the display.
• Turn off haptic feedback: Set the device to turn off the vibration when touching keys.
• Learn about Power saving: Discover how to reduce battery consumption.
Storage
View memory information for your device and memory card, or format a memory card.
Formatting a memory card permanently deletes all data from it.
The actual available capacity of the internal memory is less than the specified
capacity because the operating system and default applications occupy part of the
memory. The available capacity may change when you upgrade the device.
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Security
Change settings for securing the device and the SIM or USIM card.
• Encrypt device: Set a password to encrypt data saved on the device. You must enter the
password each time you turn on the device.
Charge the battery before enabling this setting because it may take more than an
hour to encrypt your data.
• Encrypt external SD card: Set the device to encrypt files on a memory card.
If you reset your device to the factory defaults with this setting enabled, the device
will not be able to read your encrypted files. Disable this setting before resetting the
device.
• Remote controls: Set the device to allow control of your lost or stolen device remotely
via the Internet. To use this feature, you must sign in to your Samsung account.
– – Account registration: Add or view your Samsung account.
– – Use wireless networks: Set the device to allow location data collection or to
determine the location of your lost or stolen device via Wi-Fi or mobile network.
• SIM Change Alert: Activate or deactivate the Find my mobile feature which helps locate
the device when lost or stolen.
• Go to the find my mobile webpage: Access the Find my mobile website
(findmymobile.samsung.com). You can track and control your lost or stolen device on the
Find my mobile website.
• Set up SIM card lock:
– – Lock SIM card: Activate or deactivate the PIN lock feature to require the PIN before
using the device.
– – Change SIM PIN: Change the PIN used to access SIM or USIM data.
• Make passwords visible: Set the device to display passwords as they are entered.
• Device administrators: View device administrators installed on the device. You can allow
device administrators to apply new policies to the device.
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Settings
• Unknown sources: Choose to install applications from any source. If not chosen,
download applications only from Play Store.
• Verify apps: Set the device to allow Google to check applications for harmful behaviour
before installing them.
• Change security level: Set the level for actions under security policy.
• Security policy updates:
– – Automatic updates: Set the device to check and download security updates
automatically.
– – Preferred networks: Select a network connection option to check and download
security updates automatically.
– – Check for updates: Check for security updates.
• Send security reports: Set the device to send security reports automatically when the
device is connected to a Wi-Fi network.
• Storage type: Set a storage type for credential files.
• Trusted credentials: Use certificates and credentials to ensure secure use of various
applications.
• Install from device storage: Install encrypted certificates from the location or service
they are stored in.
• Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents from the device and reset the password.
About device
Access device information, edit the device name, or update device software.
Google Settings
Use this application to configure settings for some features provided by Google.
Tap Google Settings on the Applications screen.
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Troubleshooting
Before contacting a Samsung Service Centre, please attempt the following solutions. Some
situations may not apply to your device.
When you turn on your device or while you are using the device, it
prompts you to enter one of the following codes:
• Password: When the device lock feature is enabled, you must enter the password you set
for the device.
• PIN: When using the device for the first time or when the PIN requirement is enabled, you
must enter the PIN supplied with the SIM or USIM card. You can disable this feature by
using the Lock SIM card menu.
• PUK: Your SIM or USIM card is blocked, usually as a result of entering your PIN incorrectly
several times. You must enter the PUK supplied by your service provider.
• PIN2: When you access a menu requiring the PIN2, you must enter the PIN2 supplied with
the SIM or USIM card. For details, contact your service provider.
Your device displays network or service error messages
• When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. Move
to another area and try again. While moving, error messages may appear repeatedly.
• You cannot access some options without a subscription. Contact your service provider for
more details.
Your device does not turn on
• When the battery is completely discharged, your device will not turn on. Charge the
battery completely before turning on the device.
• The battery may not be inserted properly. Insert the battery again.
• Wipe both gold-coloured contacts and insert the battery again.
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The touch screen responds slowly or improperly
• If you attach a protective cover or optional accessories to the touch screen, the touch
screen may not function properly.
• If you are wearing gloves, if your hands are not clean while touching the touch screen,
or if you tap the screen with sharp objects or your fingertips, the touch screen may
malfunction.
• The touch screen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water.
• Restart your device to clear any temporary software bugs.
• Ensure that your device software is upgraded to the latest version.
• If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, visit a Samsung Service Centre.
Your device freezes or has fatal errors
If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close applications or reinsert the battery and
turn on the device to regain functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and
hold the Power button for more than 7 seconds to reboot.
If this does not solve the problem, perform a factory data reset. On the Applications screen,
tap Settings → General → Backup and reset → Factory data reset → Reset device →
Erase everything. Before performing the factory data reset, remember to make backup
copies of all important data stored on the device.
If the problem is still not resolved, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
Calls are not connected
• Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network.
• Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone number you are dialling.
• Ensure that you have not set call barring for the incoming phone number.
Others cannot hear you speaking on a call
• Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone.
• Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth.
• If using a headset, ensure that it is properly connected.
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Sound echoes during a call
Adjust the volume by pressing the Volume button or move to another area.
A cellular network or the Internet is often disconnected or audio
quality is poor
• Ensure that you are not blocking the device’s internal antenna.
• When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. You
may have connectivity problems due to issues with the service provider’s base station.
Move to another area and try again.
• When using the device while moving, wireless network services may be disabled due to
issues with the service provider’s network.
The battery icon is empty
Your battery is low. Recharge or replace the battery.
The battery does not charge properly (For Samsung-approved
chargers)
• Ensure that the charger is connected properly.
• If the battery terminals are dirty, the battery may not charge properly or the device may
turn off. Wipe both gold-coloured contacts and try charging the battery again.
• The batteries in some devices are not user-replaceable. To have the battery replaced, visit
a Samsung Service Centre.
The battery depletes faster than when first purchased
• When you expose the battery to very cold or very hot temperatures, the useful charge
may be reduced.
• Battery consumption increases when you use messaging features or some applications,
such as games or the Internet.
• The battery is consumable and the useful charge will get shorter over time.
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Your device is hot to the touch
When you use applications that require more power or use applications on your device for an
extended period of time, your device may feel hot to the touch. This is normal and should not
affect your device’s lifespan or performance.
Error messages appear when launching the camera
Your device must have sufficient available memory and battery power to operate the camera
application. If you receive error messages when launching the camera, try the following:
• Charge the battery or replace it with a battery that is fully charged.
• Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or deleting files from your device.
• Restart the device. If you are still having trouble with the camera application after trying
these tips, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
Photo quality is poorer than the preview
• The quality of your photos may vary, depending on the surroundings and the
photography techniques you use.
• If you take photos in dark areas, at night, or indoors, image noise may occur or images
may be out of focus.
Error messages appear when opening multimedia files
If you receive error messages or files do not play, when opening multimedia files on your
device, try the following:
• Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or deleting files from your device.
• Ensure that the music file is not Digital Rights Management (DRM)-protected. If the file is
DRM-protected, ensure that you have the appropriate licence or key to play the file.
• Ensure that your device supports the file type.
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• Your device supports photos and videos captured with the device. Photos and videos
captured by other devices may not work properly.
• Your device supports multimedia files that are authorised by your network service
provider or providers of additional services. Some content circulated on the Internet,
such as ringtones, videos, or wallpapers, may not work properly.
Another Bluetooth device is not located
• Ensure that the Bluetooth wireless feature is activated on your device.
• Ensure that the Bluetooth wireless feature is activated on the device you wish to connect
to.
• Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are within the maximum
Bluetooth range (10 m).
If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
A connection is not established when you connect the device to a
computer
• Ensure that the USB cable you are using is compatible with your device.
• Ensure that you have the proper driver installed and updated on your computer.
• If you are a Windows XP user, ensure that you have Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher
installed on your computer.
• Ensure that you have Samsung Kies or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on
your computer.
Your device cannot find your current location
GPS signals may be obstructed in some locations, such as indoors. Set the device to use Wi-Fi
or a mobile network to find your current location in these situations.
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Data stored on the device has been lost
Always make backup copies of all important data stored on the device. Otherwise, you
cannot restore data if it is corrupted or lost. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of data
stored on the device.
A small gap appears around the outside of the device case
• This gap is a necessary manufacturing feature and some minor rocking or vibration of
parts may occur.
• Over time, friction between parts may cause this gap to expand slightly.
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Some content may differ from your device depending on the region, service provider, or
software version, and is subject to change without prior notice.
www.samsung.com
English (EU). 02/2014. Rev.1.0
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