Samsung | SGH-F480G | Samsung SGH-F480I Quick Guide

Quick Start Guide
Touch screen
Camera and camcorder
Music player
FM Radio
Phone Layout
Set & Link
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Basic Use
Solving Problem
• Your phone is capable of operating in a 3G environment, allowing much greater data transfer speed, video
streaming, and video conferencing..
Touch screen
02 Features
• 3G
• Your phone has a touch-sensitive display. You can access a desired function with a touch on the screen.
Camera and camcorder
• Use the camera module on your phone to take a photo or record a video.
Music player
• Play music files on your phone. You can use other phone functions while listening to music.
FM radio
• Listen to your favourite radio stations anytime, anywhere.
• Transfer media files and personal data, and connect to other devices using wireless Bluetooth technology.
Voice recorder
• Record memos or sounds.
• Send and receive emails with image, video, and audio attachments.
• Avoid using your device while driving and obey all regulations that restrict the use of mobile devices while
driving. Use hands-free accessories to increase your safety when possible.
Follow all safety warnings and regulations
• Comply with any regulations that restrict the use of a mobile device in a certain area.
03 Precautions
Drive safely at all times
Use only Samsung-approved accessories
• Using incompatible accessories may damage your device or cause injury.
Turn off the device near medical equipment
• Your device can interfere with medical equipment in hospitals or health care facilities. Follow all regulations,
posted warnings, and directions from medical personnel.
Turn off the device or disable the wireless functions when in an aircraft
• Your device can cause interference with aircraft equipment. Follow all airline regulations and turn off
your device or switch to a mode that disables the wireless functions when directed by the airline personnel.
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• Avoid exposing batteries to very cold or very hot temperatures (below 0° C/32° F or above 45° C/113° F).
Extreme temperatures can reduce the charging capacity and life of your batteries.
• Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this can create a connection between the + and - terminals
of your batteries and lead to temporary or permanent battery damage.
• Never use a damaged charger or battery.
03 Precautions
Protect batteries and chargers from damage
Handle your device carefully and sensibly
• Do not allow your device to get wet—liquids can cause serious damage. Do not handle your device with wet
hands. Water damage to your device can void your manufacturer’s warranty.
• Avoid using or storing your device in dusty, dirty areas to prevent damage to moving parts.
• Your device is made of complex electronics—protect it from impacts and rough handling to avoid serious
• Do not paint your device, as paint can clog moving parts and prevent proper operation.
• Avoid using the device’s camera flash or light close to the eyes of children or animals.
• Your device and memory cards may be damaged by exposure to magnetic fields. Do not use carrying cases
or accessories with magnetic closures or allow your device to come in contact with magnetic fields for
extended periods of time.
Avoid interference with other electronic equipment
• Your device emits radio frequency (RF) signals that may interfere with unshielded or improperly shielded
electronic equipment, such as pacemakers, hearing aids, and medical equipment in homes or vehicles.
Consult the manufacturers of your electronic equipment to solve any interference problems you experience.
Phone Layout
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03 Phone Layout
The front of your phone includes the following keys and features:
Front camera lens
Rear camera lens
Volume key
Memory card
Multifunction jack
Battery cover
Touch screen
menu key
Dial key
exit key
Camera key
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Set & Link
The following illustrations show the main elements of your phone:
Insert the SIM card.
Insert the battery.
Replace the battery cover.
Plug the small end of the travel
adapter into the multifunction jack.
With the triangle
facing up
Basic Use
Learn to make or answer calls and use basic call
1. Touch the appropriate virtual key to enter an entire word.
Make a call
1. In Idle mode, touch Dial and enter an area code
and a phone number.
2. Press [
] to dial the number.
For a video call, touch Options → Video call.
3. To end the call, press [
2. When the word displays correctly, touch
to insert
a space. If the correct word does not display,
to select an alternate word.
To add a word to the dictionary, touch
05 Basic Use
Touch the appropriate virtual key until the
character you want appears on the display.
Answer a call
1. When a call comes in, press [
For a video call, press [
] and touch Show me.
2. To end the call, press [
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Check your product box for the following items:
• Mobile phone
• Battery
• Travel adapter (charger)
• User manual
Note: The items supplied with your phone and the accessories available at your
Samsung dealer may vary, depending on your country or service provider.
You can obtain additional accessories from your local Samsung dealer.
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07 Solving Problem
When you switch your phone on, the following messages may appear
“Insert SIM”
• Make sure that the SIM card is correctly installed
“Phone Lock”
• The automatic locking function has been enabled.
You must enter the phone’s password before you can use the phone.
Enter PUK
• The PIN code was entered incorrectly three times in succession and the phone is now blocked.
Enter the PUK supplied by your service provider.
Enter PIN
• You are using your phone for the first time.
You must enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) supplied with the SIM card.
• The PIN Check feature is enabled. Every time the phone is switcshed on,
the PIN has to be entered. To disable this feature, use the PIN check menu.
“No Service,” “Network Failure,” or “Not Done” displays
• The network connection has been lost. You may be in a weak signal area. Move and try again.
• You are trying to access an option for which you have not taken out a subscription
with your service provider. Contact the service provider for further details.
You have entered a number but it was not dialled
• Make sure that you have pressed SEND
• Make sure that you have accessed the right cellular network.
• Make sure that you have not set an outgoing call barring option.
A caller cannot reach you
• Make sure that your phone is switched on. (Press END for more than one second.)
• Make sure that you are accessing the correct cellular network.
• Make sure that you have not set an incoming call barring option.
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Solving Problem
07 Solving Problem
Your voice is not heard at the other end
• Make sure that you have switched on the microphone.
• Make sure that you are holding the phone close enough to your mouth.
The microphone is located at the bottom of the phone.
The phone starts beeping and “Battery Low” flashes on the display
• Your battery is insufficiently charged. Recharge the battery.
The audio quality of the call is poor”
• Check the signal strength indicator on the display ( ).
The number of bars indicates the signal strength from strong (
) to weak(
• Try moving the phone slightly or moving closer to a window if you are in a building.
No number is dialled when you re-call a Address entry
• Use the Phonebook feature to ensure the number has been stored correctly.
• Store the number again, if necessary.
The battery doesn’t charge properly or the phone sometimes
turns itself off
• Wipe the charging contacts both on the phone and on the battery with a clean soft cloth.
If the above guidelines do not help you to solve the problem, take note of
• The model and serial numbers of your phone
• Your warranty details
• A clear description of the problem
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