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EK-GC110
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.
• 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.
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About this manual
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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 © 2013 Samsung Electronics
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• All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
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Table of Contents
Getting started
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6 Device layout
7Buttons
8 Package contents
9 Installing the battery
11 Charging the battery
13 Inserting a memory card
15 Turning the device on and off
15 Adjusting the volume
15 Switching to silent mode
Media
66Gallery
69 Paper Artist
70 Photo Wizard
72 Video Player
73 Video Editor
75 Music Player
76YouTube
77Weather
77Instagram
Camera
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Entering text
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Setting up accounts
Transferring files
Securing the device
Upgrading the device
Basic functions
Advanced functions
Shooting options
Configuring settings for Camera
Cleaning the device
Communication
Basics
78Contacts
81Email
83 Google Mail
84Talk
85ChatON
86Google+
86Messenger
47 Indicator icons
48 Using the touch screen
51 Control motions
54Notifications
55 Home screen
57 Using applications
57 Applications screen
58Help
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Table of Contents
Web & network
Settings
87Internet
88Chrome
90Bluetooth
91 AllShare Play
92 Group Play
110 About Settings
110Wi-Fi
111Bluetooth
111 Data usage
112 More settings
113 Blocking mode
113Sound
114Display
114Storage
115Power
115Battery
115 Application manager
115 Location services
116 Lock screen
116Security
117 Language and input
119Cloud
120 Backup and reset
120 Add account
120Motion
121Accessory
121 Date and time
122Accessibility
123 Developer options
124 About device
Application & media stores
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Play Store
Samsung Apps
S Suggest
Game Hub
Play Music
Utilities
96 S Memo
98 S Planner
100Dropbox
100Clock
102Calculator
103 S Voice
104Google
105 Voice Search
105 Task manager
106 My Files
106Downloads
Troubleshooting
Travel & local
107Maps
108Local
109Navigation
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Getting started
Device layout
Power button
Shutter button
AF-assist light
Zoom button
Flash
GPS antenna
Flash release
Lens
Speaker
HDMI port
Tripod mount
Flap
Microphone
Headset jack
Multipurpose
jack
Touch screen
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Getting started
The microphone at the top of the device is active only when you use the voice search or take
videos.
• 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 6-8 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.
Shutter
• In the camera application, half-press to focus on the subject.
When the subject is in focus, the focus frame turns green.
Press to take the photo.
• On the Home screen, press and hold to turn the camera on.
Zoom
• In the camera application, turn left or right to zoom in or out.
• Turn to adjust the device volume.
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Getting started
Package contents
Check the product box for the following items:
• Device
• Battery
• Quick start guide
Use only Samsung-approved software. Pirated or illegal software may cause damage
or malfunctions, which are not covered by the warranty.
• 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.
• Some TVs may not be compatible with the device due to differing HDMI
specifications.
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Getting started
Installing the battery
Insert the included battery.
1 Slide the latch and open the flap.
2 Insert the battery.
Make sure to properly align the battery’s gold-coloured contacts when inserting the
battery.
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Getting started
3 Replace the flap and slide the latch.
Removing the battery
1 Slide the latch and open the flap.
2 Pull out the battery.
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Getting started
Charging the battery
Charge the battery before using it for the first time. Use the charger to charge the battery. A
computer can be also used to charge the device by connecting them via the USB cable.
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 device emits a warning tone and displays a low
battery power message.
• 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.
Charging with the charger
Plug the small end of the charger into the multipurpose jack of the device, and plug the large
end of the charger into an electric socket.
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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Getting started
After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the
device, and then unplug it from the electric socket.
Do not remove the battery before removing the charger. This may damage the
device.
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 device should remain close to the electric socket
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.
• Deactivate the fast power-on feature.
• Activate the automatic power off feature. (p. 115)
• Activate the smart network feature. (p. 112)
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Getting started
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 only the FAT file system 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 extSdCard folder under the internal memory.
1 Slide the latch and open the flap.
2 Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing upwards.
3 Push the memory card into the slot until it locks in place.
4 Replace the flap and slide the latch.
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Removing the memory card
Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. On the Home screen, tap
Apps → Settings → Storage → Unmount SD card → OK.
1 Slide the latch and open the flap.
2 Push the memory card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.
3 Replace the flap and slide the latch.
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 Apps → Settings → 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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Getting started
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.
Adjusting the volume
Turn the Zoom 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 Power button, and then tap Mute or Vibrate.
• Open the notifications panel at the top of the screen, and then tap Sound.
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Camera
Basic functions
Use this application to take photos or videos.
Use Gallery to view photos and videos taken with the device. (p. 66)
Tap Camera on the Applications screen.
The device automatically shuts off when unused.
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
Half-press the Shutter button to focus on the subject. When the subject is in focus, the focus
frame turns green. Press the Shutter button to take the photo.
Or, 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.
Change the camera
settings.
Tap, or tap and drag the
focus frame.
Display current mode.
Return to the
Home screen.
Take photos.
Change the modes.
Begin taking videos.
Open Gallery to view
photos and videos.
Open the effects panel.
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Camera
Taking videos
Tap
to take a video. To stop recording, tap
.
• The zoom function may not be available when recording at the highest resolution.
• When using a memory card with a slow writing speed, the device may not be able
to save the video properly. It may stop recording, or recorded video frames may
become corrupted.
• Memory cards with slowing writing speeds do not support high-resolution video.
To record high-resolution video, use memory cards with faster write speeds (micro
SDHC Class10 or higher).
• The video frame size may appear smaller depending on video resolution and frame
rate.
• You can take videos up to 20–25 minutes at one time.
• If the zoom function is activated when taking videos, the device may record the
noise of the zoom operating. To decrease the zoom noise, activate the quiet zoom
feature. (p. 45)
Taking photos while taking videos
Press the Shutter button to take photos while taking a video.
• Photos taken while taking a video are resized automatically, depending on the
recorded video resolution.
• Photos taken while taking a video may be lower in quality than those taken
normally.
• Photos taken while taking a video may look different from the moving images.
Viewing photos and videos
To view taken photos or videos, tap the image viewer. (p. 66)
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Camera
Zooming in and out
Turn the Zoom button left or right to zoom in or out.
Zoom out
Zoom in
• The zoom function may not be available when shooting at the highest resolution.
• The zoom in/out effect is available when using the zoom feature while shooting a
video.
Taking photos with the touch focus
Focus on different areas within the same composition using the touch focus.
Tap, or tap and drag the focus frame to the subject, half-press the Shutter button to focus on
the selected area, and then press the Shutter button to take the photo.
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Camera
Reducing device shake
Use the Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS) option to reduce or eliminate blurriness from device
shake.
Tap → Expert → A / S / M / P, and then from the preview screen, tap
(anti-shake) to help focus when the device is moving.
To use this feature in camcorder mode, tap → Expert →
screen, tap → Camcorder → OIS (anti-shake).
Before correction
→ Camera → OIS
, and then from the preview
After correction
• The Image Stabilisation function may not function properly in the following
conditions:
– – When moving the device to follow a moving subject.
– – If the device is shaking too much.
– – When the shutter speed is slow (for example, when taking photos in low-light
conditions).
– – If the battery power is low.
– – When taking close-up photos.
• Using this function with a tripod may blur photos because of vibration from the
OIS sensor. Deactivate this feature when using a tripod.
• The display may be blurry if the device is hit or dropped. When this happens,
restart the device.
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Camera
Learning icons
The icons displayed on the shooting screen provide information about the status of the
device. The icons listed in the table below are the most common.
Icon
Meaning
ISO sensitivity
Exposure value
Aperture
Shutter speed
Timer
Flash
Macro
Metering
White balance
Continuous shooting
Bracket mode
Voice control
Geotagging
Share shot
Buddy photo share
ChatON photo share
Remote viewfinder
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Camera
Tips for taking clearer photos
Holding the device correctly
Make sure not to block the screen, lens, flash, or microphone.
Make sure not to expose the lens to direct sunlight. This may discolour the image
sensor, or cause it to malfunction.
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Camera
Half-pressing the Shutter button
Press the Shutter button halfway down to adjust the focus. The device adjusts the focus
automatically, and the focus frame turns green. The focus frame turns red if not focused.
Reducing device shake
Set the Optical Image Stabilizer to reduce device shake optically. (p. 19)
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Camera
Keeping the subject in focus
Focusing on the subject may be difficult in the following conditions:
• When the contrast between the subject and background is low. For example, the subject
is wearing clothing that is similar in colour to the background.
• The light behind the subject is too bright.
• The subject is shiny or reflective.
• The subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds.
• The subject is not positioned in the centre of the frame.
Using the focus lock
Half-press the Shutter button to focus. When the subject is focused, you can change the
composition. When you are ready, press the Shutter button to take the photo.
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Camera
When taking photos in low-light conditions
• Turn the flash on to take photos in low-light conditions. (p. 37)
• Set ISO sensitivity options. (p. 38)
When subjects are moving rapidly
Use the continuous shooting option to take photos of moving subjects. (p. 26)
To take several photos continuously, use memory cards with faster write speeds
(micro SDHC Class10 or higher).
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Camera
Advanced functions
Changing Camera settings
Tap
to quickly change Camera settings. The available options vary by mode.
• : Configure Camera settings.
• : Activate or deactivate the voice control to take photos.
• : Activate or deactivate the flash.
• : Use this to set delayed-time shots.
• • : Select a resolution for videos.
: Activate or deactivate the sharing options.
Auto
Use this to take photos with scene modes selected automatically by the device. The device
determines the appropriate mode for the photo.
To use this mode, tap → Auto.
• The device may not select a portrait mode depending on the subject’s position or
lighting.
• The device may not select the appropriate mode depending on the shooting
conditions, such as device shake, lighting, or distance to the subject.
• In this mode, the device consumes more battery power due to constant changing
of settings when selecting appropriate modes.
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Smart
Use this to take photos with predefined settings for various scenes.
Beauty face
Use this to take photos with lightened faces for gentler images.
Tap → Smart → Beauty face.
Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and the device automatically adjusts the photo, and
then saves it.
Best photo
Use this to take multiple photos in a short time, and then choose the best photos among
them.
Tap → Smart → Best photo.
Press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. When Gallery opens, tap and hold
thumbnails of photos to save, and then tap Save.
Continuous shot
Use this to take a series of photos of moving subjects.
Tap → Smart → Continuous shot.
While holding the device steadily, press and hold the Shutter button to take several photos
continuously.
To take several photos continuously, use memory cards with faster write speeds
(micro SDHC Class10 or higher).
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Camera
Best face
Use this to take multiple group shots at the same time and combine them to create the best
possible image.
Tap → Smart → Best face.
Press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. To get the best shot, hold the device 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 Done to merge the images into a single photo, and save it.
Landscape
Use this to take photos of blue skies and landscapes with richer colours.
Tap → Smart → Landscape.
Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and the device automatically adjusts the photo, and
then saves it.
Dawn
Use this to take photos of the dawn sky in subtle colours.
Tap → Smart → Dawn.
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Snow
Use this to take brighter photos of snow scenery.
Tap → Smart → Snow.
Macro
Use this to take photos of very close subjects.
Tap → Smart → Macro.
Press the Shutter button to take a close-up photo.
• Hold the device steadily to prevent blurry photos.
• Turn off the flash if the distance to the subject is too close.
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Food
Use this to take photos of food in more colourful tones.
Tap → Smart → Food.
Party/Indoor
Use this to take crisp indoor photos.
Tap → Smart → Party/Indoor.
Action freeze
Use this to take photos of subject moving at high speed.
Tap → Smart → Action freeze.
Press the Shutter button to take a photo of moving subjects.
Use in bright daylight is recommended.
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Camera
Rich tone
Use this to take photos without losing details in bright and dark areas. The device
automatically takes several photos with various exposure values, and then merges them into
one photo.
Tap → Smart → Rich tone.
While holding the device steadily, press the Shutter button to take multiple photos.
Without effect
With effect
• This feature may be affected by device shake, lighting, movement of the subject,
and shooting environment.
• The flash is disabled in this feature.
• When taking a photo of moving subjects, an afterimage may appear.
• Using a tripod is recommended.
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Camera
Panorama
Use this to take wide panoramic photos.
Tap → Smart → Panorama.
Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and then move the device in any direction. When
the blue frame aligns with the preview screen, the device automatically takes another shot
in the panoramic sequence. To stop shooting, press the Shutter button again. Photos are
automatically combined into one panoramic image.
• Avoid the following for best results:
– – Moving the device too quickly or too slowly.
– – Moving the device too little to take the next photo.
– – Moving the device at irregular speeds.
– – Shaking the device.
– – Changing the device direction while taking a photo.
– – Taking photos in low-light conditions.
– – Taking photos of moving subjects.
– – Taking photos where the brightness or colour of the light changes.
• Photos are automatically saved, and shooting is stopped under following
conditions:
– – Changing the distance from the subject while shooting.
– – Moving the device too quickly.
– – Not moving the device.
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Camera
• In panorama mode, the zoom function is disabled. If the lens is zoomed in when
selecting this mode, the device automatically zooms out to default position.
• In panorama mode, some device options are not available.
• The device may stop taking photos due to composition or movement within the
scene.
• In panorama mode, the device may not take the last scene entirely if you stop
moving the device at the exact position where you want the scene to end. To take
the entire scene, move the device slightly beyond the position you want the scene
to end.
Waterfall
Use this to take photos of waterfalls.
Tap → Smart → Waterfall.
The image may appear blurry due to the slow shutter speed when the camera takes
photos. Make sure to use a tripod.
Silhouette
Use this to take photos of dark shapes against a light background.
Tap → Smart → Silhouette.
To maximise the silhouette effect, take photos at a location that is bright.
Sunset
Use this to take photos of the sunset.
Tap → Smart → Sunset.
Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and the device automatically adjusts the photo, and
then saves it.
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Night
Use this to take photos in low-light conditions, without using the flash.
Tap → Smart → Night.
While holding the device steadily, press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. Photos
are automatically merged into a single photo.
The image may appear blurry due to the slow shutter speed when the camera takes
photos. Make sure to use a tripod.
Fireworks
Use this to take photos of fireworks.
Tap → Smart → Fireworks.
While holding the device steadily, press the Shutter button to take a photo.
The image may appear blurry due to the slow shutter speed when the camera takes
photos. Make sure to use a tripod.
Light trace
Use this to take photos of the light trailing in low-light conditions.
Tap → Smart → Light trace.
The image may appear blurry due to the slow shutter speed when the camera takes
photos. Make sure to use a tripod.
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Camera
Expert
Use this to take photos and videos with manual adjustment of ISO sensitivity, exposure value,
aperture, and the shutter speed.
Change the aperture.
Change the shutter speed.
Return to the
previous screen.
Use manual camcorder
mode.
Use manual mode.
Change the ISO sensitivity.
Use program mode.
Display descriptions of
modes and functions.
Use aperture priorty
mode.
Use shutter speed priority
mode.
Change the
exposure value.
Using the manual camcorder mode
Use this to manually adjust camcorder settings, such as exposure value.
Tap → Expert →
, and set exposure value.
You can take videos up to 20–25 minutes at one time.
Using the manual mode
Use this to manually adjust device settings, such as the aperture or shutter speed.
Tap → Expert → M, and set aperture, shutter speed, and ISO sensitivity.
Using the program mode
Use this to manually set ISO sensitivity or exposure value to take photos. The shutter speed
and aperture are set automatically.
Tap → Expert → P, and set ISO sensitivity, and exposure value.
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Using the aperture priority mode
Use this to manually set the aperture value to take photos. Shutter speed is set automatically.
Tap → Expert → A, and set aperture, ISO sensitivity, and exposure value.
Using the shutter speed priority mode
Use this to manually set the shutter speed to take photos. Aperture is set automatically.
Tap → Expert → S, and set shutter speed, ISO sensitivity, and exposure value.
About aperture
The aperture is a hole that lets light into the device, and widening or narrowing the aperture
controls the amount of light that enters. The photo is brighter when the aperture value is
smaller, and darker when the aperture value is larger.
Small aperture value
Large aperture value
About shutter speed
The shutter speed is the time taken for the shutter to open and close. Slow shutter speeds
allow more light in, but moving subjects may blur. Faster shutter speeds allow less light in,
but moving subjects are clearer.
Slow shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
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Camera
Shooting options
Customise the device to take unique photos or videos. The available options vary by mode.
Selecting resolutions
Select a higher resolution to increase the pixels the photo or video can include. Selecting a
higher resolution also increases the file size.
Setting the photo resolution
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → Photo size, and select a photo resolution.
Setting the video resolution
In camcorder mode, tap
→ Camcorder → Movie size, and select a video resolution.
Setting the photo quality
Select a higher photo quality for better photos. Selecting a higher photo quality also
increases the file size.
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → Quality, and select a quality.
Using the timer
Use this for delayed-time shots.
In camera mode, tap → Camera → Timer, and select a time, and then press the Shutter
button to start the timer.
To use this feature in camcorder mode, tap
→ Camcorder → Timer.
Press the Shutter button to cancel the timer.
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Camera
Taking photos in low-light conditions
Preventing red-eye in portrait photos
When using the flash when taking a portrait photo in low-light conditions, a red-glow may
appear in the subject’s eyes.
In camera mode, tap
red-eye.
→ Camera → Flash, and select Red-eye or Red-eye fix to prevent
Before correction
After correction
Using the flash
Use the flash when taking photos in low-light conditions, or when more light is needed in the
photos.
Press the flash release to pop the flash up, and then tap
option. The available options vary by mode.
→ Camera → Flash to set a flash
• Off: Use this to turn the flash off.
• Auto: Use this to automatically use the flash. The flash fires when the subject or
background is dark.
• Red-eye: Use this to prevent a red glow in the subject’s eyes.
• Fill in: Use this to always use the flash.
• Slow sync: Use this to keep details of the background.
• Red-eye fix: Use this to correct a red glow in the subject’s eyes.
• Keep the flash retracted when not in use to avoid damage.
• Forcing the flash to open may cause damage to the device.
• Flash options are not available in some modes.
• If light from the flash is reflected, or if a substantial amount of dust is in the air, tiny
spots may appear in the photo.
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Adjusting the ISO sensitivity
The ISO sensitivity is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as defined by the International
Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). Select a higher resolution to take better photos and
reduce blurriness when taking photos in low-light conditions without using the flash.
Tap → Expert → A / S / M / P, and select an ISO sensitivity.
Selecting a higher ISO sensitivity may result in more image noise.
Using face detection
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → Face detection, and select one of the following:
• Normal: Measures exposure on a human face. (p. 39)
• Smile shot: Recognises and helps taking people’s smiling faces. (p. 39)
• Blink detection: Detects closed eyes and automatically takes additional photos. (p. 40)
• When a face is detected, the device tracks the face automatically.
• This feature may not be effective in the following conditions:
– – The subject is too far from the device.
– – The lighting is too bright or too dark.
– – The subject is not facing the device.
– – The subject is wearing sunglasses or a mask.
– – The subject’s facial expression changes drastically.
– – The subject is backlit, or the lighting conditions are unstable.
• This feature may not be available in some modes and settings.
• Depending the selected option, some settings may not be available.
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Detecting faces
The device automatically detects multiple human faces.
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → Face detection → Normal.
Aim the device at a human subject. When the device detects a human face, a white frame
appears around the face. Press the Shutter button to take a photo.
The closer you are to the subjects, the quicker the device detects faces.
Taking a smile shot
The device automatically detects a smiling face, and releases the shutter.
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → Face detection → Smile shot.
Aim the device at a human subject, and press the Shutter button. When the device detects a
smiling face, the device automatically takes the photo.
Face detected
Smile detected
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Detecting eye blinking
If the device detects closed eyes, it automatically takes more photos in succession.
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → Face detection → Blink detection.
Aim the device at a human subject. When the device detects a human face, a white frame
appears around the face. If the eyes are closed at the exact moment when the Shutter button
is pressed, the device automatically takes more photos in succession.
Adjusting the exposure value (EV) manually
Photos or videos may be too bright or too dark, depending on the intensity of the light
source. Adjust the exposure value to take better photos or videos.
Tap → Expert → A / S / P /
Darker (-)
, and adjust the exposure value.
Neutral (0)
Brighter (+)
• When taking a photo, if the appropriate exposure value cannot be decided, use the
bracketed photo option to take multiple photos with different exposure values.
• Taking photos with higher exposure value may result in blurry photos, due to
longer shutter speed.
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Changing metering methods
The metering mode refers to the method the device measures the quantity of light. The
brightness and lighting of the photos may vary depending on the selected metering method.
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → Metering, and select a metering method.
To use this feature in camcorder mode, tap
→ Camcorder → Metering.
• Multi: The device divides the frame into several areas, and then measures the light value
of each area.
• Spot: The device measures the light value at the centre of the frame.
• Center weighted: The device measures the background light in the centre of the scene.
Selecting white balance settings
The colours of photos or videos depend on type or quality of the light source. Select white
balance settings for realistic colours of photos or videos.
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → WB (Light Source) and select a white balance setting.
To use this feature in camcorder mode, tap
→ Camcorder → WB (Light Source).
• Auto WB: Use this to automatically set white balance.
• Daylight: Use this for sunny days.
• Cloudy: Use this for cloudy days or in shadows.
• Fluorescent_H: Use this under daylight fluorescent or 3-way fluorescent lights.
• Fluorescent_L: Use this under white fluorescent lights.
• Tungsten: Use this under incandescent bulbs or halogen lamps.
• Custom set: Use this to set custom white balance.
• K: Use this to manually adjust the colour temperature.
Setting customised white balance
Set a customised white balance by taking a photo of a white surface, such as a piece of white
paper, under the light source of the subject.
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → WB (Light Source) → Custom set.
To use this feature in camcorder mode, tap
Custom set.
→ Camcorder → WB (Light Source) →
Aim the lens at a piece of white surface, and then press the Shutter button to set a
customised white balance
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Taking photos continuously
Use the continuous shooting option to take photos of fast moving subjects, such as moving
cars or gestures of subjects.
In camera mode, tap
→ Camera → Drive and select an option.
• Single shot: Use this to take a single photo.
• Continuous shot: Use this to take a series of photos of moving subjects.
• When taking photos with continuous shooting option, the flash, filter effects, and
face detection options are disabled.
• Saving photos may take longer depending on memory card capacity and
performance.
Taking bracketed photos
Use the bracketed photo option to take several photos of the same subject with different
exposure values.
In camera mode, tap
exposure values.
→ Camera → Drive → AE BKT to take several photos with different
• When taking bracketed photos, the flash, filter effects, and face detection options
are disabled.
• Saving photos may take longer depending on memory card capacity and
performance.
• Using a tripod is recommended.
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Taking photos or videos with filter effects
Use the filter effects to take unique photos or videos.
Tap
and select a filter effect. Not all of the following options are available in both camera
and camcorder modes. The available options vary by mode.
• No effect: No effect.
• Sepia: This effect red-shifts the background scenery.
• Black and white: This effect makes the image black and white.
• Negative: This effect makes the image look like a negative exposure.
• Old photo: This effect makes the image look like an old-style photograph.
• Sunshine: This effect makes the image look as if it was taken under bright sunlight.
• Vintage: This effect gives the image a vintage look and feel.
• Retro: This effect applies a sepia tone effect.
• Faded colours: This effect fades the colour of the image.
• Nostalgia: This effect applies a warm and cheerful effect.
• Comic: This effect makes the image look like a comic book drawing.
• Pastel sketch: This effect makes the image look like a pastel sketch.
• Gothic noir: This effect makes the image look like a black and white comic strip.
• Impressionist: This effect makes the image look like an impressionist painting.
When applying filter effects, photos’ resolution changes to 1920x1080, and videos’
resolution changes to 1280x720.
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Configuring settings for Camera
Tap
→
to configure settings for Camera. The available options vary by mode.
• Photo size: Select a resolution for photos. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher
resolution photos take up more memory.
• Flash: Activate or deactivate the flash.
• Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots.
• Detection display: In auto mode, display scenes that are automatically detected on the
screen when half-pressing the Shutter button.
• 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. Face recognition may fail depending on the face
angle, face size, skin colour, facial expression, light conditions, or accessories the subject
is wearing.
• ChatOn photo share: Send a photo directly to another device via ChatON.
• Remote viewfinder: Set to control the camera with your mobile device.
• AF/Shutter sound: Adjust the shutter and auto focus sounds.
• Beep: Activate or deactivate beep sounds.
• Description: Display mode descriptions.
• Guide line: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects.
• Display brightness: Set the brightness of the screen.
• Auto screen off: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight.
• Review: Briefly display photos taken.
• Date/time imprint: Use this to imprint the date and/or the time on the photos when
taking them.
• GPS 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.
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• Voice control: Activate or deactivate the voice control to take photos.
• AF lamp: Use this to activate the AF-assist light in low-light conditions.
• Power-on mode: Select the default camera mode that launches when the device is
turned on.
• Storage: Select the memory location for storage.
• Reset: Reset the camera settings.
• WB (Light Source): 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.
• Focus: Select a focus mode. Auto focus (Normal) is device-controlled. Macro is for very
close objects.
• Drive: Use this to set frame rate or bracketing.
• Focus area: Select a focus area.
• Face detection: Select a face detection mode. Normal measures exposure on a human
face. Smile shot recognises and helps taking people’s smiling faces. Blink detection
detects closed eyes and automatically takes additional photos.
• Quality: Set the quality level for photos. Higher quality images require more storage
space.
• Auto Contrast: Use this for automatic contrast. Automatic contrast defines contrast levels
without manual input.
• Metering: Select a metering method. This determines how light values are calculated.
Center weighted measures background light in the centre of the scene. Spot measures
the light value at a specific location. Multi averages the entire scene.
• Sharpness: Use this to sharpen or soften the edges of the photos.
• Contrast: Use this to increase or decrease the brightness.
• Saturation: Use this to increase or decrease the colours.
• OIS (anti-shake): Activate or deactivate anti-shake. Anti-shake helps focus when the
device is moving.
• Movie size: Select a resolution for videos. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher
resolution videos take up more memory.
• Smart scene: Use this for taking videos with a scene mode selected automatically by the
device.
• Sound: Use this to decrease zoom noise when taking videos.
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Cleaning the device
Use a blower brush to remove dust, and then wipe the lens gently with a soft cloth. If any dust
remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a lens cleaning paper, and wipe gently.
Do not press on the lens cover, or use a blower brush on the lens cover.
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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
Wi-Fi connected
Bluetooth feature activated
GPS activated
Synced with the web
Connected to computer
Alarm activated
Silent mode activated
Vibration mode activated
Flight mode activated
Error occurred or caution required
Battery power level
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Using the touch screen
Use only fingers 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.
• Do not allow the touch screen to contact water. The touch screen may malfunction
in humid conditions or when exposed to water.
• To avoid damaging the touch screen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply
excessive pressure to it with your fingertips.
• 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.
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.
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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, map, 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
Apps → Settings → Motion, and then drag the Motion switch to the right.
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. The
calculator turns into a scientific calculator when rotated to landscape.
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Sweeping
Sweep a palm 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.
Covering
Cover the screen with a palm to pause media playback. Move it away from the screen to
resume.
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Panning to move
Tap and hold an item, and then move the device to the left or right to move the item to
another panel on the Home screen or the Applications screen.
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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Notifications
Notification icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen to report 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 status and 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.
• Blocking mode: Activate or deactivate blocking mode. In blocking mode, your device
will block all notifications.
• Power saving: Activate or deactivate power-saving mode.
• AllShare Cast: Activate or deactivate the AllShare Cast feature.
• Sync: Activate or deactivate auto sync of applications.
The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider.
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Home screen
The Home screen is the starting point to access all of the device’s features. It displays indicator
icons, widgets, shortcuts to applications, and others.
The Home screen can have multiple panels. To view other panels, scroll left or right.
Rearranging items
Adding an application icon
On the Home screen, tap Apps, tap and hold an application icon, and then drag it into a panel
preview.
Adding an item
Customise the Home screen by adding shortcuts, widgets, or folders.
On the Home screen, tap and hold the empty area on the Home screen, and then select one
of the following categories:
• Apps and widgets: Add widgets to the Home screen.
• Folder: Create a new folder.
• Page: Create a new page.
Then, select an item and drag it to the Home screen.
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Moving an item
Tap and hold an item and drag it to a new location. To move it to another panel, drag it to the
side of the screen.
Removing an item
Tap and hold an item, and drag it to the rubbish bin that appears at the left of the Home
screen. When the rubbish bin turns red, release the item.
Rearranging panels
Adding a new panel
Tap
→ Edit page, and then tap
.
Moving a panel
Tap
→ Edit page, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location.
Removing a panel
Tap → Edit page, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to the rubbish bin at the
right of the screen.
Setting wallpaper
Set an image or photo stored in the device as wallpaper for the Home screen.
On the Home screen, tap
following:
→ Set wallpaper → Home screen, and then select one of the
• Gallery: See photos taken by the device’s camera or images downloaded from the
Internet.
• Live wallpapers: See animated images.
• Wallpapers: See wallpaper images.
Then, select an image and tap Set wallpaper. Or, select an image, resize it by dragging the
frame, and then tap Done.
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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.
Opening from recently-used applications
Tap and hold the Home key 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.
Tap and hold the Home key, tap Task manager, and then tap End next to an application to
close it. To close all running applications, tap End all.
Applications screen
The Applications screen displays icons for all applications, including any new applications
installed.
On the Home screen, tap Apps to open the Applications screen.
To view other panels, scroll left or right.
Rearranging applications
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.
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Organising with folders
Put related applications together in a folder for convenience.
Tap → Edit, tap and hold an application, drag it to Create folder, and then enter a folder
name. 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
→ Uninstall, and then select an application to uninstall it.
• Tap
• Tap → Edit, tap and hold an application, and then drag it to the rubbish bin at the top
of the screen.
Default applications that come with the device cannot be uninstalled.
Sharing applications
Share downloaded applications with other users via email, Bluetooth, or other methods.
Tap → Share app, select applications, and then select a sharing method. The next steps
vary depending on the method selected.
Help
Access help information to learn how to use the device and applications or configure
important settings.
Tap Help on the Applications screen. Select an item to view tips.
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Entering text
Use the Samsung keyboard or the Google voice input 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 at the top of the screen, tap Choose input
method, and then select the type of keyboard to use.
Using the Samsung keyboard
Changing the keyboard layout
Tap
→ Portrait keyboard types, and then tap Qwerty keyboard or 3x4 keyboard.
On the 3x4 keyboard, a key has three or four characters. To enter a character, tap
repeatedly the key corresponding to the character.
Delete a preceding
character.
Enter uppercase.
Break to the next line.
Enter numerals and
punctuation marks.
Enter a space.
Set options for the
Samsung keyboard.
Entering uppercase
Tap
before entering a character. For all caps, tap it twice.
Changing language keyboards
Slide the space key left or right to change language keyboards.
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Entering text by voice
When Google voice typing is activated, the voice recognition screen appears. Speak a text
to return to the text.
into the microphone. When you are done, tap
To change the text, tap the underlined and select a word or phrase among the dropdowns.
Copying and pasting
Tap and hold over text, drag or to select more or less text, and then tap Copy or Cut. The
selected text is copied to the clipboard.
To paste it into a text entry field, place the cursor at the point where it should be inserted, and
then tap → Paste.
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. 110)
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 → Wi-Fi, 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.
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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 Save.
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 →
Add account → Google. After that, tap New to sign up, or tap Existing, and then follow onscreen 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, select an account name under Accounts, select the
account to remove, and then tap Remove account.
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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.
• Music: mp3, m4a, 3ga, aac, ogg, oga, wav, wma, amr, awb, flac, mid, midi, xmf,
mxmf, imy, rtttl, rtx, and ota
• Image: bmp, gif, jpg, and png
• Video: 3gp, mp4, avi, wmv, flv, and mkv
• Document: doc, docx, dot, dotx, xls, xlsx, xltx, csv, ppt, pptx, pps, ppsx, pot, potx,
pdf, hwp, txt, asc, and rtf
Connecting with Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies is a computer application that manages media libraries, contacts, and
calendars, and syncs them 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 your computer.
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
2 Open Windows Media Player and synchronise music files.
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Connect as a media device
Connect the device to a computer and access media files stored on your device.
1 Connect the device to a computer using the USB cable.
2 Open the notifications panel, and then tap Connected as a media device → Media
device (MTP).
3 Transfer files between your device and the computer.
Connect as a camera device
Connect the device to a computer as a camera and access files in your device.
Use this USB connection mode when your computer does not support the media transfer
protocol (MTP) or does not have the USB driver for your device installed.
1 Connect the device to a computer using the USB cable.
2 Open the notifications panel, and then tap Connected as a media device → Camera
(PTP).
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 a preset pattern, PIN, or password whenever
unlocking it.
Setting a pattern
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → 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.
Setting a PIN
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → 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 → Lock screen → Screen lock → Password.
Enter at least four characters including numbers and symbols, and then enter the password
again to verify it.
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Unlocking the device
Turn on the screen by pressing the Power button, and enter the pattern, PIN, or password.
If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it.
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 → About device → Software update → Update.
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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 how they are encoded.
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.
Playing videos
Video files show the
launches.
icon on the preview. Select a video to watch it, and Video Player
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Editing images
When viewing an image, tap
and use the following functions:
• Edit: Edit the image.
• Details: View image details.
• Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images in the current folder.
• Favourites: Add to the favourites list.
• Face tag: Register faces in photos as face tags.
• Copy to clipboard: Copy to clipboard.
• Rotate left: Rotate anticlockwise.
• 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 contact image.
• Buddy photo share: Set the device to recognise a person’s face you have tagged in a
photo and send it to that person. Face recognition may fail depending on face angle, face
size, skin colour, facial expression, light conditions, or accessories the subject is wearing.
• Print: Print via a USB or Wi-Fi connection. The device is only compatible with some
Samsung printers.
• Rename: Rename the file.
• Scan for nearby devices: Search for devices that have media sharing activated.
• Tag buddy: Set the camera to display contextual tags.
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Deleting images
Use one of the following methods:
• In a folder, tap
→ Select item, select images by ticking, and then tap
• When viewing an image, tap
.
.
Sharing images
Use one of the following methods:
• In a folder, tap
to others.
→ Select item, select images by ticking, and then tap
• When viewing an image, tap
to send them
to send it to others.
Setting as wallpaper
When viewing an image, tap
contact.
→ Set as to set the image as wallpaper or to assign it to a
Tagging faces
When viewing an image, tap → Face tag → On. 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
sending emails.
Face recognition may fail depending on the face angle, face size, skin colour, facial
expression, light conditions, or accessories the subject is wearing.
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Paper Artist
Use this application to make images look like illustrations with fun effects or frames.
Tap Paper Artist on the Applications screen.
Use artistic tools to edit an image. The edited image is saved in Gallery → Paper Pictures
folder.
Change the brush
thickness.
Select an existing image.
Take a photo.
Change the pen
thickness.
Apply frames to the
image.
Apply effects to the
image.
Share the image.
Save the image.
Change the eraser size.
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Photo Wizard
Use this application to embellish images by applying various effects, such as the pop art
effect.
Tap Photo Wizard on the Applications screen.
Undo and redo the last
action.
Save changes.
Resize, rotate, or
crop the image.
Make multi-grid image.
Frame, attach stickers, or
draw on the image.
Adjust the saturation or
brightness of the image.
Tap
Apply effects to the image.
Correct red-eye, adjust
and retouch face, or make
background blurry.
to finish.
Rotating images
Tap Transform → Rotate.
Select an option at the bottom of the screen, or drag the screen to rotate, and then tap Done.
Cropping photos
Tap Transform → Crop, and then select one of the following options:
• Square: Rotate or resize the frame by dragging the frame, or tap Square and select an
option, and then tap Done.
• Lasso: Draw an area, and then tap Done.
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Changing colours
Tap Colour, select one of the colour effects that appear at the bottom of the screen, drag the
slider to left or right if required, and then tap Done.
Adjusting a portrait photo
Tap Portrait, select one of the portrait effects that appear at the bottom of the screen, drag
the slider to left or right if required, and then tap Done.
Applying filter effects
Tap Effect, select one from among the filter effects that appear at the bottom of the screen,
drag the slider to left or right if required, and then tap Done.
Decorating images
Use this to decorate images with frames, stickers, drawings, or attach several images into a
single image.
Framing images
Tap Decoration → Frame, select one of the frames that appear at the bottom of the screen,
and then tap Done.
Putting stickers on images
Tap Decoration → Sticker, select one of the stickers that appear at the bottom of the screen,
and then tap Done.
Making multi-grid images
Tap Decoration → Multi-grid, select one of the grid layouts that appear at the bottom of the
screen, add images, and then tap Done.
Drawing on images
Tap Decoration → Drawing, draw on the image, and then tap Done.
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Video Player
Use this application to play video files.
Tap Video Player on the Applications screen.
• Some file formats are not supported depending on the device's software.
• Some files may not play properly depending on how they are encoded.
Playing videos
Select a video to play.
Capture an image.
Adjust the volume.
Move forwards
or backwards by
dragging the bar.
Switch to floating
screen mode.
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.
Deleting videos
Tap Delete, select videos by ticking, and then tap Delete.
Sharing videos
Tap
→ Share via, select a sharing method, select videos by ticking, then tap Done.
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Video Editor
Use this application to edit videos and apply various effects.
Tap Video Editor on the Applications screen.
• Some video files in Gallery may not be viewable depending on video resolution
and codec.
• Some files may not play properly depending on how they are encoded.
Creating videos
Select a frame theme, and then tap the frame again to confirm. To add media files, tap Add
media, and then tap the icon corresponding to the desired media type at the left pane of the
screen. Tap and hold a file and drag it to the top pane of the screen. Repeat file insertion as
needed, and then tap Done to finish.
To delete a frame, tap and hold a frame, and then drag it to the rubbish bin.
To rearrange frames, tap and hold a frame, and then drag it to a new location.
Tap
and add a transition effect between frames.
To save, tap
→ Save.
To export the video as a file, tap
→ Export.
Select a different
frame theme.
Automatically make a
video.
Add videos, images, or
sounds to the timeline.
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Trimming segments of a video
Select a frame, move the start bracket to the desired starting point, move the end bracket to
the desired ending point, and then save.
Splitting videos
Select and drag the frame to the orange line, tap
, and save.
Applying effects to a video
Select a frame, tap Effects, select an effect option, and then save the video.
Editing a video automatically
Automatically make a video.
With media materials, such as videos, images, or audio tracks, inserted in the bottom pane,
tap Auto edit → OK, and then specify the total playtime of the video.
To use Auto edit, total playtime of the media materials must be at least 30 seconds.
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Music Player
Use this application to listen to music.
Tap Music Player on the Applications screen.
• Some file formats are not supported depending on the device’s software version.
• Some files may not play properly depending on the encoding used.
Playing music
Select a music category, and then select a song to play.
Adjust the volume.
Change the repeat mode.
Open Music square.
Turn on shuffle.
Select a sound effect.
Return to library.
Restart the
currently-playing song or
skip to the previous song.
Tap and hold to move
backwards quickly.
Skip to the next song.
Tap and hold to move
forwards quickly.
Pause and resume
playback.
Creating playlists
Make an own selection of songs.
Tap Playlists among the dropdowns, and then tap → Create playlist. Enter a title and tap
OK. Tap Add music, 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. When a new
song is added, tap Music square from the dropdowns, and then → Library update.
Tap Music square and select a cell of mood.
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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.
Add the video to
the playlist.
Send the URL to others.
Search for videos.
Pause or resume playback.
Rotate the screen
to portrait orientation.
Change display quality.
Move forwards or
backwards by
dragging the bar.
Sharing videos
Select the video to view, tap
, and then select a sharing method.
Uploading videos
Select your Google account if it is linked to YouTube. Tap
the video, and then tap UPLOAD.
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→ a video, enter information for
Media
Weather
Use this application to get the latest weather forecasts for the current location or another
region.
Tap Weather on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Adding locations
To add a location, enter a place name in the search box, or tap Find current location.
Deleting locations
Tap My city list, tap
→ Delete, select locations by ticking, and then tap Done.
To delete the current location, tap My city list →
drag the Current city switch to the left.
→ Show current city, and then
Switching between locations
Scroll left or right.
Instagram
Use this application to view and share photos.
Tap Instagram on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Tap Register to sign up, or tap Sign in, and then follow on-screen instructions to complete
the account setup.
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Contacts
Use this application to manage contacts, including phone numbers, email addresses, and
others.
Tap Contacts on the Applications screen.
Managing contacts
Creating a contact
Tap
and enter contact information.
• : Add an image.
• /
: Add or delete a contact field.
Editing a contact
Tap
.
Deleting a contact
Tap
→ Delete.
Searching for contacts
Use one of the following search methods:
• Scroll up or down the contacts list.
• Use the index at the right 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.
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Once a contact is selected, take one of the following actions.
• : Add to favourite contacts.
• : Compose an email.
Importing and exporting contacts
Syncing with Samsung account
Tap
→ Merge with Samsung.
If a contact is added or deleted on the device, it is also added to or deleted from Samsung
account, and vice versa.
Syncing with Google Contacts
Tap
→ Merge with Google.
Contacts synced with Google Contacts appear with
in the contacts list.
If a contact is added or deleted on the device, it is also added to or deleted from Google
Contacts, and vice versa.
Importing contacts
Tap
→ Import/Export → Import from USB storage or Import from SD card.
Exporting contacts
Tap
→ Import/Export → Export to USB storage or Export to SD card.
Sharing contacts
Tap → Import/Export → Share namecard via, select contacts, tap Done, and then select
a sharing method.
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Favourite contacts
Tap
, and then take one of the following actions:
• Search: Search a contact.
• Add to favourites: Add contacts to favourites.
• Remove from favourites: Remove contacts from favourites.
• Grid view / List view: View contacts in grid or list form.
Contact groups
Adding contacts to a group
Select a group, and then tap
. Select contacts to add, and then tap Done.
Managing groups
Tap
, and then take one of the following actions:
• Create: Make a new group.
• Search: Search for contacts.
• Change order: Tap and hold
position, and then tap Done.
next to the group name, drag it up or down to another
• Delete groups: Select user-added groups, and then tap Delete. Default groups cannot be
deleted.
Sending an email to a group’s members
Select a group, tap
→ Send email, select members, and then tap Done.
Business card
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 is saved when setting up the device, select the
business card in ME, and then tap to edit.
Tap
→ Share namecard via, and then select a sharing method.
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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 Next for a private email account, such as Google
Mail, or tap Manual setup for a company email account. After that, follow on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
To set up another email account, tap
→ Settings → Add account.
Sending messages
Tap the email account to use, and then tap Compose at the top of the screen. Enter
recipients, subject, and message, and then tap Send.
Tap
to add a recipient from the contacts list.
Tap
→ Add Cc/Bcc to add more recipients.
Tap Attach to attach images, videos, contacts, events, and others.
Tap
to insert images, events, contacts, and location information into the message.
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Sending scheduled messages
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 timezones and the network does not update
the information.
Reading messages
Select an email account to use, and new messages are retrieved. To manually retrieve new
messages, tap Refresh.
Tap a message to read.
Reply to the message.
Forward the message.
Delete the message.
Mark the message
as a reminder.
Open attachments.
Tap the attachment tab to open attachments, and then tap
it.
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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.
Sending messages
In any mailbox, tap
, enter recipients, a subject, and a message, and then tap SEND.
Tap
→ Attach picture to attach images.
Tap
→ Attach video to attach videos.
Tap
→ Add Cc/Bcc to add more recipients.
Tap
→ Save draft to save the message for later delivery.
Tap
→ Discard to start over.
Reading messages
Delete this message.
Mark the message
as a reminder.
Keep this message for
long-term storage.
Add a label to this
message.
Mark the message
as unread.
Forward this message
to others.
Add this email address
to the contacts list.
View details, including
the sent date.
Reply to all recipients.
Reply to this message.
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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.
Tap
to manually retrieve new messages.
Tap
to view messages in other labels.
To add a label to a message, select the message, tap
, and then select the label to assign.
Talk
Use this application to chat with others via Google Talk.
Tap Talk on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Public profile
Tap the account ID at the top of the friends list to change the availability status, image, or
status message.
Adding friends
Tap
, enter the email address of the friend to add, and then tap DONE.
Chatting with friends
Select a friend from the friends list, enter a message in the field at the bottom of the screen,
and then tap .
To add a friend to chat, tap
To end the chat, tap
→ Add to chat.
→ End chat.
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Switching between chats
To switch between chats, scroll left or right.
Deleting chat history
Chats are automatically saved. To delete chat history, tap
→ Clear chat history.
ChatON
Use this application to chat with any device that has a mobile phone number.
Tap ChatON on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Create the buddies list by entering phone numbers or email addresses of Samsung accounts,
or selecting buddies from the list of suggestions.
Select a buddy to start chatting.
To sync contacts on the device with ChatON, tap Settings → Sync contacts.
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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 circles to change the category, and then scroll up or down to view posts from your
circles.
Messenger
Use this application to chat with others via Google+ instant messaging service.
Tap Messenger on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a friend from the friends list, enter a message in the field at the bottom of the screen,
and then tap .
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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.
Opening a new page
Tap
→ New window.
To go to another webpage, tap
, scroll left or right, and tap the page to select it.
Searching the web by voice
Tap the address field, tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords
that appear.
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
→ Bookmark this page.
and 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 → Clear history.
Tap
→ History → Most visited to open a webpage from the list of most visited webpages.
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, tap
→ Downloads.
Sharing webpages
To share a webpage address with others, tap
→ Share page.
To share a part of a webpage, tap and hold the desired text, and then tap Share.
Chrome
Use this application to search for information and browse webpages.
Tap Chrome on the Applications screen.
Viewing webpages
Tap the address field, enter the web address, and then tap Go.
Opening a new page
Tap
→ New tab.
To go to another webpage, tap
, and tap the page from the thumbnails.
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Searching the web by voice
Tap the address field, tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords
that appear.
Bookmarks
To bookmark the current webpage, tap
address, and then tap Save.
To open a bookmarked webpage, tap
→
, enter details, such as name and web
→ Bookmarks, and then select one.
Sharing webpages
To share a webpage address with others, tap
→ Share...
To share a part of a webpage, tap and hold the desired text, tap SHARE.
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
To view bookmarks, tap
→ Other devices. Select a webpage to open.
→ Bookmarks.
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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 → Bluetooth, and then drag
the Bluetooth switch to the right.
Pairing with other Bluetooth devices
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Bluetooth → Scan, and detected devices are
listed. Select the device you want to pair with, and then accept the auto-generated 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 paired Bluetooth devices.
After that, accept the Bluetooth authorisation request on the other device to receive the
image. The transferred file is saved in the Bluetooth folder.
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AllShare Play
Use this application to play contents saved on various devices over the Internet. You can play
and send any file on any device to another device or web storage server.
To use this application, you must sign in to your Google and Samsung accounts, and register
two or more devices as file servers. The registration methods may vary depending on the
device type. To get more details, tap → FAQ.
Tap AllShare Play on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Sending files
Select a device or web storage and a file, and then tap
.
Sharing files
Select a device or web storage and a file, tap
, and then use the following options:
• Group Play: Share screens with multiple other devices that are connected to the same
Wi-Fi network.
• Send to Nearby Users: Share files with nearby devices that have AllShare Play activated.
• Facebook/Twitter/Flickr/Picasa: Upload to a social network site.
Playing files on a remote device
Select a device or web storage and a file, and then tap
.
Managing contents on a web storage server
Select a web storage server, and then view and manage files.
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Group Play
Use this application to share images, documents, and music with other devices that are
connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Tap Group Play on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To start sharing files, tap Share picture / Share document / Share music.
To join another Group Play, tap an item under Join.
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Application & media stores
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 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 → 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 www.samsungapps.com.
Tap Samsung Apps on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
If a Samsung account is not registered, follow on-screen instructions to create a Samsung
account. To complete the subscription process, read the terms and conditions, and then tap
Accept to agree to them.
Installing applications
Browse applications by category. Tap
To search for an application, tap
search field.
to select a category.
at the top of the screen, and then enter a keyword in the
Select an application to view information. To download it, tap Get or Buy.
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.
S Suggest
Use this application to find and download the latest applications suggested by Samsung.
Tap S Suggest on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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Game Hub
Use this application to access games.
Tap Game Hub on the Applications screen.
The games available may vary depending on the region or service provider.
Select a game service, and then search for and access games.
Play Music
Use this application to 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 music by selecting a music category or share songs with others by uploading them to
the Google cloud storage.
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S Memo
Use this application to create a memo using images and voice recordings.
Tap S Memo on the Applications screen.
Composing memos
Create memos with enriched content by drawing sketches with your finger or adding images
or voice memos.
Tap
to write or draw on the screen, or tap
to enter text with the keyboard.
Jot down or draw a memo.
Switch to view mode.
Mark the memo as
important.
Enter a memo.
Make a voice recording to
insert.
Insert a multimedia file.
Erase the handwritten
memo.
Undo and redo the last
action.
When jotting down a memo, tap
colour.
Append another page to
the current memo.
once more to change the pen type, line thickness, or pen
When erasing the handwritten memo, tap
memo.
once more to change the eraser size or clear the
Change the pen type.
Change the line thickness.
View more colours.
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To change the sheet background, tap
To add tags, tap
→ Change background.
→ Add tag.
Browsing memos
To search for a memo, tap
To delete memos, tap
→ Search.
→ Delete.
→ Sort by.
To sort memos by date, title, text, or others, tap
→ View by list.
To change the view mode, tap
→ Import S Memo.
To import memos from an online service, tap
To sync memos with an online service, tap
To create a folder, tap
→ Create folder.
To move memos to another folder, tap
To copy memos, tap
→ Sync.
→ Move.
→ Copy.
To change the settings, tap
→ Settings.
To view the tutorial for this application, tap
→ Tutorial.
Viewing a memo
Tap the memo thumbnails to open it.
To send the memo to others, tap
→ Share via.
To save the memo as an image file or a PDF file, tap
→ Export.
To set the memo as a widget or wallpaper for the Home screen, tap
To print the memo via a USB or Wi-Fi connection, tap
compatible with some Samsung printers.
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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:
• Quick add: Create an event or task with a few keywords. This feature is available only for
English and Korean.
• Add event: Enter an event with an optional repeat setting.
• Add 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.
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.
Attach an image. Tap Images, and then take a photo or select one of the existing images.
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Syncing with Google Calendar
To manually sync for updating, tap
→ Sync.
Changing calendar type
Select one from among different types of calendars including year, month, week, and others.
A pinch gesture can be used to change calendar type. For example, pinch to change from the
monthly calendar to the yearly calendar, and spread apart to change yearly calendar back to
monthly calendar.
Searching for events
Tap
→ Search, and then enter a keyword to search for.
To view today’s events, tap Today at the top of the screen.
Deleting events
Select a date or event, and then tap
→ Delete.
Sharing events
Select an event, 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.
To upload files to Dropbox, tap
To open a file in Dropbox, tap
add it to the favourites list.
To open favourite files, tap
→ Upload here → Photos or videos or Other files.
, and then select a file. While viewing the file, tap Favorite to
.
Clock
Use this application to set alarms, check the time in any location in the world, measure the
duration of an event, set a timer, or use as the desk clock.
Tap Clock on the Applications screen.
Turn this alarm on or off.
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Alarm
Setting alarms
Tap Create alarm, set a time for the alarm to go off, select days for the alarm to repeat, and
then tap Save.
• 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
alarm after a specified length of time.
outside the large circle to repeat the
Deleting alarms
Tap
→ Delete, select alarms, and then tap Delete.
World clock
Creating clocks
Tap Add city, and then enter a city name or select a city from the cities list.
To apply summer time, tap and hold a clock, and then tap DST settings.
Deleting clocks
Tap
→ Delete, select clocks, and then tap Delete.
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Stopwatch
Tap Start to time an event. Tap Lap to record lap times.
Tap Reset to clear lap time records.
Timer
Set the duration, and then tap Start.
Drag
outside the large circle when the timer goes off.
Desk clock
Tap
to view in full screen.
Calculator
Use this application for simple or complex calculations.
Tap Calculator on the Applications screen.
To see calculation history, tap
To clear history, tap
to hide the keypad.
→ Clear history.
To change the character size for history, tap
→ Text size.
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S Voice
Use this application to command the device by voice to launch applications and more.
Tap S Voice on the Applications screen.
This feature may be unavailable depending on the region or service provider.
Here are several examples of spoken commands:
• Open music
• Launch calculator
• 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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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.
Searching the device
Tap the search field, and then enter a keyword. Alternatively, tap , speak a keyword, and
then select one of the suggested keywords that appear.
If no results are returned from the applications, the web browser appears, displaying the
search results.
Search scope
To select what applications to search, tap
items to search for.
→ Settings → Phone search, and then tick the
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 → Google Now.
This feature may be unavailable depending on the region or service provider.
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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. Select one of the
suggested keywords that appear.
Task manager
Use this application to check system status.
Tap and hold
on any screen, and then tap Task manager.
Active applications
Tap Active applications to check what applications are currently running.
To close an application, tap End next to it.
To close all running applications, tap End all.
Downloaded
Tap Downloaded to check what applications are installed.
To uninstall an application, tap Uninstall next to it.
RAM
Tap RAM to check how much memory is being used.
To close every application, including ones running on background, tap Clear memory.
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Storage
Tap Storage to check how much of the flash memory and memory card is occupied.
Help
Tap Help to view tips about how to extend battery life.
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.
Select a folder to open it. To go back to the parent folder, tap Up. To return to the root
directory, tap Home.
In a folder, tap
, and then use one of the following options:
• Create folder: Create a folder.
• Search: Search for files or folders.
• View by: Change the view mode.
• Sort by: Sort files or folders.
• Settings: Change the file manager settings.
• Select all: Select all files in the folder.
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.
To see the files downloaded from the Internet, tap Internet downloads, otherwise, tap Other
downloads to see the files downloaded from other applications, such as Email.
Select a file to open it with an appropriate application.
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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.
Viewing maps
Scroll in any direction to view a location or find your way.
To zoom in or out the map, spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to
zoom out.
To overlay multiple layers including satellite images, traffic information, and more, tap
Searching for locations
Tap , enter an address, and then tap . Select a location to view the detailed location
information. To search for nearby locations, tap .
Once the location is found, tap
and use one of the following functions:
• Clear Map: Clear the map.
• Make available offline: Save the map of a specified area to view it offline.
• Settings: Change the map settings.
• Help: View information about using the map.
To view current location, tap .
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Travel & local
Get directions for a destination
1 Tap
2 Tap
.
, and then select a method to enter starting and ending locations:
• My current location: Use current location for starting location.
• Contacts: Select from the contacts list.
• Point on map: Pinpoint by tapping on the map.
• My Places: Select from the list of favourite places.
3 Select a travel method, such as driving, public transit, or walking, and then tap GET
DIRECTIONS.
4 Select one of the routes that appear, and then tap MAP VIEW to view details.
Local
Use this application to search for nearby restaurants, banks, bus stops, and more.
Tap Local on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a place category, and then select a place from the list of search results.
• Map: Pinpoint the place on the map.
• Directions: Search for a route to the place.
To add a place category, tap → Add a search on the category list, and then enter a
keyword to search into the text field, and then tap Done.
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Navigation
Use this application to search for a route to a destination.
Tap Navigation on the Applications screen.
• Navigation maps, your current location, and other navigational data may differ
from actual location information. You should always pay attention to road
conditions, traffic, and any other factors that may affect your driving. Follow all
safety warnings and regulations while driving.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Specify the destination by using one of the following methods:
• Speak the destination address.
• Enter the destination address.
• Set navigational directions to your home.
• Select the destination from the map.
Once a route is found, follow on-screen instructions to navigate 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.
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: Change usage settings for Wi-Fi feature.
• 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.
Setting Wi-Fi sleep policy
On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi →
→ Advanced → Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.
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 Wi-Fi →
activate this feature.
→ Advanced and tick Network notification to
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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 Wi-Fi → Wi-Fi Direct.
Bluetooth
Activate the Bluetooth feature to exchange information over short distances.
Data usage
Keep track of your data usage amount, and customise the settings for the limitation.
• Data usage cycle: Change the settings for the limit cycle.
To use more options, tap .
• Auto sync data: Set the device to sync contact, calendar, email, bookmark, and social
network image data automatically.
• Mobile hotspots: Search for and use another device’s mobile network.
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More settings
Customise settings to control connections with other devices or networks.
Flight mode
This disables all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.
Smart network
This disables all data network functions on your device when the screen is turned off, and
disconnects applications, such as SNS applications or Email. When the screen in turned on, all
new notifications that were not received while the screen was off are retrieved.
You can save battery power by turning on this feature.
VPN
Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs).
Nearby devices
• File sharing: Activate media sharing to allow other DLNA certified devices to access
media files on your device.
• Shared contents: Set to share your contents with other devices.
• Device name: Enter a media server name for your device.
• 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 to accept uploads from other device.
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AllShare Cast
Activate the AllShare Cast feature and share your display with others.
• To save energy, deactivate the AllShare Cast feature when not in use.
• If you specify a Wi-Fi frequency band, AllShare Cast dongles may not be found or
connected.
• If you play videos or games on a TV, select an appropriate TV mode to get the best
experience from AllShare Cast.
Kies via Wi-Fi
Connect the device to Samsung Kies via a Wi-Fi network.
Blocking mode
Select features and set the device to hide or show notification icons of them for specified
periods.
Sound
Change settings for various sounds on the device.
• Volume: Adjust the volume level for music and videos, system sounds, and notifications.
• Default notifications: Select a ringtone for events, such as incoming messages and
alarms.
• Keytones: 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.
• Screen lock sound: Set the device to sound when locking or unlocking the touch screen.
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Display
Change the settings for the display.
• Wallpaper:
– – 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.
• Screen mode: Select a display mode.
• Brightness: Set the brightness of the display.
• Auto-rotate screen: Set the content to rotate automatically when the device is turned.
• Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight.
• Font style: Change the font type for display text.
• Font size: Change the font size.
• Display battery percentage: Set to display remaining battery power level.
Storage
View memory information for your device and memory card, or format the USB storage and 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.
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Power
Activate power-saving mode and change the settings for power-saving mode.
• Auto power off: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off.
• The device automatically turns off if the screen is not touched, or the buttons are
not pressed for a preset length of time. For extended use, select a longer time
period.
• This feature is disabled when playing videos or listening to music.
• You can save battery power by turning on this feature.
• 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.
– – Learn about power saving: Discover how to reduce battery consumption.
• Fast power-on: Activating this causes the device to start quickly for the next 24 hours.
Battery
View the amount of battery power consumed by your device.
Application manager
View and manage the applications on your device.
Location services
• Use wireless networks: Set to use Wi-Fi and/or mobile networks for finding the current
location.
• Use GPS satellites: Set to use the GPS satellite for finding the current location.
• Location and Google search: Set to use your current location for Google search and
other Google services.
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Lock screen
Change settings for securing the device.
• Screen lock: Activate the screen lock feature.
• Lock screen options:
The settings are applied only when you set the swipe lock option.
– – Clock: Set to show the clock on the locked screen.
– – Weather: Set to show weather information on the locked screen.
– – Ripple effect: Set to show the ripple effect on the locked screen.
– – Help text: Set to show the help text on the locked screen.
– – Wake up in lock screen: Set the device to recognise your wake up command when
the screen is locked.
– – Set wake-up command: Set a wake up command to launch the S Voice application or
perform a specified function.
• Owner information: Enter your information that is shown on the locked screen.
Security
Change settings for securing the device.
• 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.
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• Encrypt external SD card:
– – Encrypt: Set to encrypt files when you save them to a memory card.
– – Full encryption: Set to encrypt all files on a memory card.
– – Exclude multimedia files: Set to encrypt all files on a memory card, except for media
files.
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.
• Make passwords visible: By default, the device hides passwords for security. 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.
• Unknown sources: Choose to install applications from any source. If not chosen,
download applications only from Play Store.
• Trusted credentials: Use certificates and credentials to ensure secure use of various
applications.
• Install from device storage: Install encrypted certificates stored on the USB storage.
• Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents from the device and reset the password.
Language and input
Change the settings for text input.
Language
Select a display language for all menus and applications.
Default
Select a default keyboard type for text input.
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Google voice typing
To change the voice input settings, select
.
• Choose input languages: Select input languages for Google voice recognition.
• Block offensive words: Set to prevent the device from recognising offensive words in
voice inputs.
• Download offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline
voice input.
Samsung keyboard
To change the Samsung keyboard settings, select
.
• Portrait keyboard types: Select the default input method, such as the QWERTY keyboard
or traditional keyboard.
• Input language: Select languages for text input.
• Predictive text: Set the device to predict words according to input and display word
suggestions.
• Continuous input: Set to enter text by sweeping on the keyboard.
• Keyboard swipe: Enable or disable the keyboard sweeping feature for the text input
mode. Switch between input modes by scrolling left or right on the keyboard.
• Handwriting: Customise settings for handwriting mode, such as recognition time, pen
thickness, or pen colour.
• Voice input: Activate the voice input feature to enter text by voice on the Samsung
keyboard.
• 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-punctuate: Set the device to insert a full stop when you double-tap the space bar.
• Character preview: Set the device to display a large image of each character tapped.
• Key-tap sound: Set the device to sound when tapping the buttons on the keypad.
• Tutorial: Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keyboard.
• Reset settings: Reset Samsung keyboard settings.
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Voice search
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: Set to prevent the device from recognising offensive words in
voice inputs.
• Download offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline
voice input.
Text-to-speech output
• 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.
• Driving mode: Activate driving mode to set the device to read contents aloud and
specify applications to use in driving mode.
Pointer speed
Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad connected to your device.
Cloud
Change settings for syncing data or files with your Samsung account or Dropbox cloud
storage.
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Backup and reset
Change the settings for managing settings and data.
• Back up my data: Set to back up settings and application data to the Google server.
• Backup account: Set up or edit your Google backup account.
• Automatic restore: Set 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.
Add account
Add your email or SNS accounts.
Motion
Change the settings that control motion recognition on your device.
• Pan to move icon: Set to move an item to another page when tapping and holding the
item and then panning the device to the left or right.
• Pan to browse images: Set to scroll through an image by sliding the device in any
direction when the image is zoomed in.
• Sensitivity settings: Set the sensitivity for each motion recognition.
• Learn about motions: Discover how to use each motion recognition.
• Palm swipe to capture: Set to capture an image of the screen when you sweep your
hand to the left or right across the screen.
• Palm touch to mute/pause: Set to mute alarms, music, and the FM radio by touching the
screen with your palm.
• Learn about hand motions: View the tutorial for controlling hand motions.
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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.
Some devices may not support the surround sound setting.
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.
• Set date: Set the current date manually.
• Set time: Set the current time manually.
• 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.
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Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features for those with certain physical disabilities. Access
and alter 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.
• Accessibility shortcut: Add a shortcut to Accessibility on the quick menu that appears
when you press and hold the Power button.
• TalkBack: Activate Talkback, which provides voice feedback.
• Font size: Change the font size.
• Negative colours: Reverse the display colours to improve visibility.
• Text-to-speech output:
– – 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.
– – Driving mode: Activate driving mode to set the device to read contents aloud and
specify applications to use in driving mode.
• Enhance web accessibility: Set applications to install web scripts to make their web
content more accessible.
• Mono audio: Enable mono sound when listening to audio with one earbud.
• Turn off all sounds: Mute all device sounds.
• Tap and hold delay: Set the recognition time for tapping and holding the screen.
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Developer options
Change the settings for application development.
• Desktop backup password: Set a password to secure your backup data.
• Stay awake: Set the screen to remain on while you are charging the battery.
• Protect SD card: Set to request a confirmation when reading data from a memory card.
• USB debugging: Activate USB debugging mode to connect your device to a computer
with a USB cable.
• Allow mock locations: Allow mock locations and service information to be sent to a
Location Manager service for testing.
• Select debug app: Select applications to debug and prevent errors when you pause
debugging.
• Wait for debugger: Set to prevent the selected application from loading until the
debugger is ready.
• Show touches: Set to show the pointer when you touch the screen.
• Show pointer location: Set to show the coordinates and traces of the pointer when you
touch the screen.
• Show layout boundaries: Set to show boundaries.
• Show GPU view updates: Set to flash areas of the screen when they are updated with
the GPU.
• Show screen updates: Set to flash areas of the screen when they are updated.
• Window animation scale: Select a speed for opening and closing pop-up windows.
• Transition animation scale: Select a speed for switching between screens.
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• Animator duration scale: Select how long pop-up windows will be shown.
• Disable hardware overlays: Set to hide hardware overlays.
• Force GPU rendering: Set to use 2D hardware acceleration to improve graphic
performance.
• Strict mode: Set the device to flash the screen when applications perform long
operations.
• Show CPU usage: Set to list all active processes.
• Profile GPU rendering: Set to check the time of GPU rendering time.
• Enable traces: Set to capture traces of application and system performance.
• Do not keep activities: Set to end a running application when you launch a new
application.
• Limit background processes: Set to limit the number of processes that can run in the
background.
• Show all ANRs: Set the device to alert you to unresponsive applications that are running
in the background.
About device
Access device information and update device software.
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Troubleshooting
The subject’s eyes appear red
Red eyes occurs when the subject’s eyes reflect light from the camera flash.
If the photo has already been took, tap Red-eye fix in the Photo Wizard.
Photos have dust spots
If dust particles are present in the air, you may capture them in photos when you use the
flash.
• Turn off the flash or avoid capturing photos in a dusty place.
• Set ISO sensitivity options. (p. 38)
Photos are blurred
Blurring can occur if you capture photos in low light conditions or hold the device incorrectly.
• Half-press the Shutter button to ensure the subject is focused.
• Set the image stabilizer option.
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Photos are blurred when shooting at night
As the device tries to let in more light, the shutter speed slows. This can make it difficult to
hold the device steady long enough to take a clear picture and may result in device shake.
• Set Night in smart mode.
• Turn on the flash.
• Set ISO sensitivity options.
• Use a tripod to prevent your device from shaking.
Subjects come out too dark because of backlighting
When the light source is behind the subject or when there is a high contrast between light
and dark areas, the subject may appear too dark.
• Avoid shooting toward the sun.
• Set the flash option to Fill in.
• Adjust the exposure.
• Set the metering option to Spot if a subject is in the center of the frame.
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When you cannot turn on the device
• Ensure that the battery is inserted. (p. 9)
• Charge the battery.
When you cannot take photos or videos
• Your storage may be full. Delete unnecessary files, or insert a new memory card.
• Format the memory card.
• The memory card may be defective. Purchase a new card.
• Ensure that the device is turned on.
• Charge the battery.
• Ensure that the battery is inserted.
When the flash is not functional
• Press the flash release to pop the flash up.
• The flash option may be set to Off. (p. 37)
• In some modes, the flash is disabled.
When the flash fires unexpectedly
The flash may fire unexpectedly due to static electricity. The device is not malfunctioning.
When the colours in the photo do not match the actual scene
Select an appropriate white balance option to suit the light source. (p. 41)
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When the photo is too bright
• Turn the flash off. (p. 37)
• Adjust the ISO sensitivity. (p. 38)
• Adjust the exposure value. (p. 40)
When the photo is too dark
• Turn the flash on. (p. 37)
• Adjust the ISO sensitivity. (p. 38)
• Adjust the exposure value. (p. 40)
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.
• You cannot access some options without a subscription. Contact your service provider for
more details.
The lens barrel does not retract even when the power is off
When you turn the power off while holding the lens barrel, the lens barrel may not be able
to retract into the body. If this happens, do not force the lens barrel into the body. Take the
device to your local Samsung Service Centre.
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The touch screen responds slowly or improperly
If your device has a touch screen and the touch screen is not responding properly, try the
following:
• Remove any protective covers from the touch screen. Protective covers may prevent the
device from recognising your inputs and are not recommended for touch screen devices.
• Ensure that your hands are clean and dry when tapping the touch screen.
• 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, take it to your local Samsung Service Centre.
Your device freezes or has fatal errors
If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain
functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold the Power button for
6–8 seconds. The device reboots automatically.
If this does not solve the problem, perform a factory data reset. On the Applications
screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset → Factory data reset → Reset device → Erase
everything.
The device beeps and the battery icon flashes
Your battery is low. Recharge or replace the battery to continue using the device.
The battery does not charge properly or the device turns off
• The battery terminals may be dirty. Wipe both gold-coloured contacts with a clean, soft
cloth and try charging the battery again.
• If the battery no longer charges completely, dispose of the old battery properly
and replace it with a new battery (refer to your local ordinances for proper disposal
instructions).
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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 device
Your Samsung 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.
Error messages appear when opening music files
Some music files may not play on your Samsung device for a variety of reasons. If you receive
error messages when opening music 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.
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, if necessary.
• 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.
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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 drivers 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 2.0 or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed
on your computer.
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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software version, and is subject to change without prior notice.
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