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ABOUT DIVX VIDEO
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ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND
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May play DivX® video up to HD 1080p.
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Contents
Assembling .............................................................. 11
Unpack ..................................................................................... 11
Install the SIM or USIM card and battery ......................... 12
Charge the battery ................................................................ 13
Insert a memory card ........................................................... 16
Attach a hand strap . ............................................................. 18
Getting started . ...................................................... 19
Turn your device on and off ................................................ 19
Get to know your device . .................................................... 20
Use the touch screen ............................................................ 24
Lock or unlock the touch screen and keys ...................... 25
Get to know the idle screen ................................................ 25
Access applications ............................................................... 28
Customise your device ......................................................... 30
Enter text ................................................................................. 35
Download applications from Play Shop .......................... 37
Download files from the web ............................................. 38
Synchronise data ................................................................... 39
Communication ...................................................... 41
Calling ...................................................................................... 41
Messaging ............................................................................... 47
Google Mail . ........................................................................... 49
Email ......................................................................................... 51
Talk ............................................................................................ 53
Messenger . ............................................................................. 54
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Google+ ................................................................................... 54
Social Hub ............................................................................... 55
IM . ............................................................................................. 55
Entertainment ......................................................... 56
Camera ..................................................................................... 56
Video player . .......................................................................... 66
Gallery ...................................................................................... 67
Photo editor . .......................................................................... 69
Video maker . .......................................................................... 70
Music player . .......................................................................... 72
FM radio ................................................................................... 75
Game Hub ............................................................................... 78
Personal information ............................................. 79
Contacts . ................................................................................. 79
Calendar .................................................................................. 83
Task ........................................................................................... 84
Memo ....................................................................................... 85
Voice recorder ........................................................................ 86
Web ........................................................................... 87
Internet .................................................................................... 87
Maps ......................................................................................... 90
Latitude . .................................................................................. 92
Places . ...................................................................................... 92
Navigation . ............................................................................. 93
Search . ..................................................................................... 93
YouTube ................................................................................... 94
Samsung Apps ....................................................................... 95
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Play Shop (Play Store) .......................................................... 96
Readers Hub ........................................................................... 96
News & Weather . ................................................................... 97
Connectivity ............................................................ 98
Bluetooth ................................................................................ 98
Wi-Fi ........................................................................................ 100
Wi-Fi Direct . .......................................................................... 103
AllShare . ................................................................................ 104
Mobile network sharing .................................................... 106
GPS . ........................................................................................ 108
PC connections .................................................................... 109
VPN connections ................................................................. 111
Tools ........................................................................ 114
Clock ....................................................................................... 114
Calculator .............................................................................. 116
Downloads ............................................................................ 117
Kies air .................................................................................... 118
Mini diary .............................................................................. 119
My files ................................................................................... 120
Polaris Office . ....................................................................... 120
Task Manager ....................................................................... 121
Voice command ................................................................... 122
Voice talk ............................................................................... 122
Settings . ................................................................. 123
Access the Settings menu ................................................. 123
Wi-Fi ........................................................................................ 123
Bluetooth .............................................................................. 123
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Data usage ............................................................................ 123
More... .................................................................................... 123
Call .......................................................................................... 125
Sound ..................................................................................... 127
Display ................................................................................... 127
Power saving ........................................................................ 129
Storage . ................................................................................. 129
Battery ................................................................................... 130
Applications . ........................................................................ 130
Accounts and sync .............................................................. 130
Location services ................................................................. 130
Security .................................................................................. 131
Language and input ........................................................... 133
Back up and reset ................................................................ 137
Dock . ...................................................................................... 137
Date and time . ..................................................................... 138
Accessibility .......................................................................... 138
Motion . .................................................................................. 139
Developer options .............................................................. 139
About phone ........................................................................ 140
Troubleshooting ................................................... 141
Safety precautions ............................................... 147
Index ....................................................................... 158
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Assembling
Unpack
Check your product box for the following items:
●● Mobile device
●● Battery
●● microSIM holder1
●● Quick start guide
Use only Samsung-approved software. Pirated or illegal
software may cause damage or malfunctions that are
not covered by your manufacturer's warranty.
The items supplied with your device may vary
depending on the software and accessories available
in your region or offered by your service provider.
●● You can obtain additional accessories from your local
Samsung dealer.
●● The supplied accessories perform best for your device.
●● Accessories other than the supplied ones may not be
compatible with your device.
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1.The microSIM holder allows you to use a microSIM card, which
is a smaller sized version of a standard SIM card, in your device.
This accessory may be unavailable depending on your region.
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Install the SIM or USIM card and battery
When you subscribe to a cellular service, you will receive
a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card, with subscription
details, such as your personal identification number (PIN) and
optional services. To use UMTS or HSDPA services, you can
purchase a Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM) card.
To install the SIM or USIM card and battery,
1 If the device is on, press and hold the Power/Lock key and
2
select Power off → OK to turn it off.
Remove the back cover.
Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you
remove the back cover.
3 Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured
contacts facing down.
Do not insert a memory card into the SIM card slot.
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4 Insert the battery.
5 Replace the back cover.
Charge the battery
Before using the device for the first time, you must charge the
battery.
You can charge the device with a travel adapter or by
connecting the device to a PC with a PC data cable.
Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables.
Unauthorised chargers or cables can cause batteries to
explode or damage your device.
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When your battery is low, the device will emit a
warning tone and display a low battery message. The
battery icon will also be empty. If the battery level
becomes too low, the device will automatically power
off. Recharge your battery to continue using your
device.
●● If the battery is completely discharged, you cannot
turn on the device, even with the travel adapter
connected. Allow a depleted battery to charge for a
few minutes before you try to turn on the device.
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››Charge with a travel adapter
1 Plug the small end of the travel adapter into the
multifunction jack.
Connecting the travel adapter improperly may cause
serious damage to the device. Any damage caused by
misuse is not covered by the warranty.
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2 Plug the large end of the travel adapter into a power
outlet.
●● You can use the device while it is charging, but it may
take longer to fully charge the battery.
●● While the device is charging, the touch screen may
not function due to an unstable power supply. If this
happens, unplug the travel adapter from the device.
●● While charging, the device may heat up. This is
normal and should not affect your device’s lifespan or
performance.
●● If your device is not charging properly, bring your
device and the charger to a Samsung Service Centre.
3 When the battery is fully charged (the battery icon is no
longer moving), unplug the travel adapter from the device
and then from the power outlet.
Do not remove the battery before removing the travel
adapter. Doing this may cause damage to the device.
To save energy, unplug the travel adapter when not in
use. The travel adapter does not have a power switch, so
you must unplug the travel adapter from the electrical
socket when not in use to avoid wasting power. The
device should remain close to the electrical socket while
charging.
››Charge with a PC data cable
Before charging, ensure that your PC is turned on.
1 Plug one end (micro-USB) of the PC data cable into the
multifunction jack.
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2 Plug the other end of the PC data cable into a USB port on
a PC.
Depending on the type of PC data cable you are using,
it may take some time before charging begins.
3 When the battery is fully charged (the battery icon is no
longer moving), unplug the PC data cable from the device
and then from the PC.
Insert a memory card
To store additional multimedia files, you must insert
a memory card. Your device accepts microSD™ or
microSDHC™ memory cards with maximum capacities of
32 GB (depending on memory card manufacturer and type).
Samsung uses approved industry standards for memory
cards, but some brands may not be fully compatible
with your device. Using an incompatible memory card
may damage your device or the memory card and can
corrupt data stored on the card.
Your device supports only the FAT file structure for
memory cards. If you insert a card formatted with
a different file structure, your device will ask you to
reformat the memory card.
●● Frequent writing and erasing of data will shorten the
lifespan of memory cards.
●● When you insert a memory card in your device,
the file directory of the memory card will appear in
the external_sd folder under the internal memory
(moviNAND™).
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1 Remove the back cover and battery.
2 Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts
facing down.
3 Push the memory card in the memory card slot until it
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locks in place.
Replace the battery and back cover.
››Remove the memory card
Before removing a memory card, first unmount it for safe
removal.
1 In Idle mode, select Applications → Settings → Storage
→ Unmount SD card → OK.
2 Remove the back cover and battery.
3 Push the memory card gently until it disengages from the
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device.
Pull the memory card out of the memory card slot.
Remove the memory card.
Replace the battery and back cover.
Do not remove a memory card while the device is
transferring or accessing information, as this could
result in loss of data or damage to the memory card or
device.
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››Format the memory card
Formatting your memory card on a PC may cause
incompatibilities with your device. Format the memory card
only on the device.
In Idle mode, select Applications → Settings → Storage →
Erase SD card → Erase SD card → Erase everything.
Before formatting the memory card, remember to make
backup copies of all important data stored on your
device. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss
of data resulting from user actions.
Attach a hand strap
1 Remove the back cover.
2 Slide a hand strap through the slot and hook it over the
small projection.
3 Replace the back cover.
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Getting started
Turn your device on and off
To turn on your device,
1 Press and hold the Power/Lock key.
2 If you turn on your device for the first time, follow the onscreen instructions to set up your device.
To turn off your device, press and hold the Power/Lock key
and then select Power off → OK.
●● Follow all posted warnings and directions from official
personnel when in areas where the use of wireless
devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals.
●● To use your device's non-network services only,
switch to Flight mode. Press and hold the Power/Lock
key and select Flight mode.
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Get to know your device
››Device layout
Light sensor
Mouthpiece1
Proximity sensor
Earpiece
Front camera lens
Volume key
Touch screen
Home key
Back key
Menu key
Mouthpiece
Multifunction jack
1.Active only when you use the speakerphone feature or record
videos.
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Headset jack
Flashbulb
Rear camera lens
Power/Lock key
Back cover
Speaker
Internal antenna
››Keys
Key
Function
Power/
Lock
Turn on the device (press and hold);
Access the quick menus (press and
hold); Lock the touch screen.
Menu
Open a list of options available on the
current screen; In Idle mode, open the
search application (press and hold);
Open the search input window while
using some applications (press and
hold).
Home
Return to the idle screen; Open the list
of recent applications (press and hold).
Back
Return to the previous screen.
Volume
Adjust the device’s volume.
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››Indicator icons
Icons shown on the display may vary depending on
your region or service provider.
Icon
Definition
No signal
Signal strength
GPRS network connected
EDGE network connected
UMTS network connected
Open WLANs available
WLAN connected
Wi-Fi Direct connected
Bluetooth activated
Bluetooth headset connected
GPS activated
Call in progress
Call on hold
Speakerphone activated
Missed call
Uploading data
Downloading data
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Icon
Definition
Call diverting activated
Connected to PC
USB tethering activated
WLAN hotspot activated
No SIM or USIM card
New text or multimedia message
New email message
New voice mail message
Alarm activated
Event notification
Roaming (outside of normal service area)
Silent mode activated
Vibration mode activated
Flight mode activated
Music playback in progress
Music playback paused
FM radio turned on in the background
Error occurred or caution required
Battery power level
10:00
Current time
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Use the touch screen
Your device’s touch screen lets you easily select items or
perform functions. Learn basic actions to use the touch
screen.
●● To avoid scratching the touch screen, do not use
sharp tools.
●● 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 come into contact
with water. The touch screen may malfunction in
humid conditions or when exposed to water.
For optimal use of the touch screen, remove the
screen protection film before using your device.
●● Your touch screen has a layer that detects small
electrical charges emitted by the human body. For
best performance, tap the touch screen with your
fingertip. The touch screen will not react to touches of
sharp tools, such as a stylus or pen.
●●
Control your touch screen with the following actions:
●● Tap: Touch once with your finger to select or launch a menu,
option, or application.
●● Tap and hold: Tap an item and hold it for more than
2 seconds to open a pop-up option list.
●● Drag: Tap and drag your finger up, down, left, or right to
move to items on lists.
●● Drag and drop: Tap and hold your finger on an item, and
then drag your finger to move the item.
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●●
Double-tap: Tap twice quickly with your finger to zoom in
or out while viewing photos or web pages.
●● Your device turns off the touch screen when you do
not use the device for a specified period. To turn on
the screen, press the Power/Lock key or the Home
key.
●● You can also adjust the backlight time. In Idle mode,
open the application list and select Settings →
Display → Screen timeout.
Lock or unlock the touch screen and keys
You can lock the touch screen and keys to prevent any
unwanted device operations.
To lock, press the Power/Lock key. To unlock, turn on the
screen by pressing the Power/Lock key or the Home key, tap
anywhere on the screen, and then drag your finger outside of
the large circle.
Get to know the idle screen
When the device is in Idle mode, you will see the idle screen.
From the idle screen, you can view your device’s status and
access applications.
The idle screen has multiple panels. Scroll left or right to
a panel of the idle screen. You can also select a dot at the
bottom of the screen to move to the corresponding panel of
the idle screen directly.
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››Add items to the idle screen
You can customise the idle screen by adding shortcuts to
applications or items in applications, widgets, or folders. To
add items to the idle screen,
1 Press [
2
] → Add or tap and hold the empty area on the
idle screen.
Select the item category → an item:
●● Widgets: Add widgets to the idle screen.
●● Shortcuts: Add shortcuts to items, such as applications,
bookmarks, and contacts.
●● Folders: Create a new folder or add folders for your
contacts.
●● Wallpapers: Set a background image.
››Move items on the idle screen
1 Tap and hold an item to move.
2 Drag the item to the location you want.
››Remove items from the idle screen
1 Tap and hold an item to remove.
2
3
The trash bin appears at the bottom of the idle screen.
Drag the item to the trash bin.
When the item turns red, release the item.
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››Use the shortcuts panel
In Idle mode or while using an application, tap the indicator
icons area and drag your finger down to open the shortcuts
panel. You can activate or deactivate wireless connection
features and access a list of notifications, such as messages,
calls, events or processing status. To hide the list, drag the
bottom of the list up.
From the shortcuts panel, you can use the following options:
●● Wi-Fi: Activate or deactivate the WLAN connection feature.
► p. 101
●● Bluetooth: Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth wireless
connection feature. ► p. 98
●● GPS: Activate or deactivate the GPS feature.
●● Silent mode: Activate or deactivate Silent mode.
●● Screen rotation: Activate or deactivate the auto rotation.
Available options may vary depending on your region
or service provider.
››Add or remove panels to the idle screen
You can add or remove panels of the idle screen to organise
widgets according to your preferences and needs.
1 In Idle mode, press [
2
3
] → Edit.
You can also place your two fingers on the screen and
pinch to switch to Edit mode.
Add or remove panels by using the following features:
●● To remove a panel, tap and hold the thumbnail of a
panel and drag it to the trash bin at the bottom of the
screen.
●● To add a new panel, select
.
●● To change the order of the panels, tap and hold the
thumbnail of a panel and drag it to the location you
want.
When you are finished, press [ ].
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Access applications
To access your device’s applications,
1 In Idle mode, select Applications to access the application
2
3
list.
Scroll left or right to another application screen.
You can also select a dot at the bottom of the screen to
move to the corresponding main menu screen directly.
Select an application.
●● When you use applications provided by Google, you
must have a Google account. If you do not have a
Google account, sign up for a Google account.
●● You can add a shortcut to an application by tapping
and holding the application icon from the application
list. You can move the icon to the location you want
on the idle screen.
4 Press [
] to return to the previous screen; Press the Home
key to return to the idle screen.
●● If you rotate the device while using some features, the
interface will automatically rotate as well. To prevent
the interface from rotating, open the shortcuts panel
and select Screen rotation.
●● While using the device, you can capture an image of a
screen by pressing and holding the Volume key down
and the Power/Lock key simultaneously. The image
will be saved in My files → Pictures → Screenshots.
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››Organise applications
You can reorganise the applications in the application list by
changing their order or grouping them into categories to suit
your preferences and needs.
1 In the application list, press [ ] → Edit → OK.
2 Tap and hold an application.
3 Drag the application icon to the location you want.
4
You can move an application icon to another main menu
screen. You can also move most-used applications next to
Home.
Press [ ] → Save.
To add a folder or panel to the menu screen,
1 In the application list, press [ ] → Edit.
2 Tap and hold an application.
3 Drag the application icon to Add Folder or Add Page at
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the bottom of the screen.
Repeat steps 2-3 to add more applications.
Drag Add Folder or Add Page to the menu screen.
A new folder or panel containing the applications is added
to the menu screen.
If you added a folder, enter a name and select OK.
Press [ ] → Save.
To change the order of the main menu screens,
1 In the application list, place your two fingers on the screen
2
and pinch.
Tap and hold the thumbnail of a screen and drag it to the
location you want.
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››Access recent applications
1 Press and hold the Home key to open the list of
2
applications you have accessed recently.
Select an application to access.
››Use the task manager
Your device is a multitasking device. It can run more than
one application at the same time. However, multitasking
may cause hang-ups, freezing, memory problems, or
additional power consumption. To avoid these problems, end
unnecessary programs using the task manager.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Task
2
Manager → Active applications.
The list of all the applications currently running on your
device appears.
To close an application, select Exit.
To close all active applications, select Exit all.
Customise your device
Get more from your device by customising it to match your
preferences.
››Set the current time and date
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Date and time.
2 Set the time and date and change other options.
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››Turn on or off the touch tone
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings →
Sound → Touch sounds.
››Switch to the silent mode
To mute or unmute your device, do one of the following:
●● Open the shortcuts panel from the top of the screen and
select Silent mode.
●● Press and hold the Power/Lock key and select Silent mode.
●● In Idle mode, open the application list and select Phone →
Keypad, and then tap and hold #.
››Change your ringtone
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Sound → Phone ringtone.
2 Select a ringtone from the list and select OK.
››Select a wallpaper for the idle screen
1 In Idle mode, press [ ] → Wallpaper → an option.
2 Select an image.
3 Select Save or Set wallpaper.
Samsung is not responsible for any use of default
images or wallpapers provided on your device.
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››Adjust the brightness of the display
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Display → Brightness.
2 Clear the check box next to Automatic brightness.
3 Drag the slider to adjust the level of brightness.
4 Select OK.
The brightness level of the display will affect how
quickly the device consumes battery power.
››Set a screen lock
You can lock the touch screen by activating the screen lock
feature. Your device will require the unlock code each time
you turn on the device or unlock the touch screen.
●● If you forget your unlock code, bring your device to a
Samsung Service Centre to reset it.
●● Samsung is not responsible for any loss of security
codes or private information or other damages
caused by illegal software.
Set an unlock pattern
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Security → Screen lock → Pattern.
2 See the on-screen instructions and example patterns and
3
4
select Next.
Draw a pattern by dragging your finger to connect at least
4 dots.
Select Continue.
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5 Draw a pattern again to confirm.
6 Select Confirm.
7 Complete the setup of the backup PIN.
If you forget your unlock pattern, you can deactivate the
screen lock feature with a backup PIN.
Set an unlock PIN code
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Security → Screen lock → PIN.
2 Enter a new PIN (numeric) and select Continue.
3 Enter the PIN again and select OK.
Set an unlock password
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Security → Screen lock → Password.
2 Enter a new password (alphanumeric) and select
3
Continue.
Enter the password again and select OK.
Set a face detection unlock
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Security → Screen lock → Face unlock.
2 Select Set it up → Continue.
3 Adjust the device to fit your face inside the figure.
4 When your face is captured correctly, select Continue.
5 Complete the setup of the secondary unlock code.
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››Lock your SIM or USIM card
You can lock your device by activating the PIN supplied with
your SIM or USIM card.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Security → Set up SIM card lock → Lock SIM card.
2 Enter your PIN and select OK.
Once the PIN lock is enabled, you must enter the PIN each
time you turn on the device.
●● If you enter an incorrect PIN too many times, your SIM
or USIM card will be blocked. You must enter a PIN
unlock key (PUK) to unblock the SIM or USIM card.
●● If you block your SIM or USIM card by entering an
incorrect PUK, bring the card to your service provider
to unblock it.
››Activate the Find my mobile feature
When someone inserts a new SIM or USIM card in your
device, the Find my mobile feature will automatically send the
contact number to specified recipients to help you locate and
recover your device.
To use this feature, you need a Samsung account for
controlling the device from the web remotely.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Security → SIM Change Alert.
2 Enter your email address and password for your Samsung
account and select Sign in.
To create a Samsung account, select Sign up.
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3 Select Alert message recipients.
4 Enter the password for your Samsung account again and
5
6
7
select Confirm.
Enter a phone number including a country code (with +).
Enter the text message to be sent to the recipients.
Select Done.
Enter text
You can enter text by selecting characters on the virtual
keypad or by inputting handwriting on the screen.
You cannot enter text in some languages. To enter text,
you should change the writing language to one of the
supported languages. ► p. 133
››Change the keyboard type
You can change the keyboard type. Tap and hold and
select a keyboard type.
You can also enter text with your voice. Select Google voice
typing, and then select a language to use for the voice input
feature.
››Enter text using the Samsung IME keypad
1 Select
2
→ Portrait keypad types and select a text input
method.
You can select one of key input methods (QWERTY or
traditional keypad) or handwriting input methods.
Enter text by selecting alphanumeric keys or writing on
the screen.
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You can also use the following keys:
1
2
3
4
Number
5
6
7
8
Function
1
Change case.
2
Switch between Symbol/Number mode and
ABC mode.
3
Access the keypad settings; Change the
keyboard type (tap and hold).
4
Enter text by voice; This icon is available only
when you activate the voice input feature for
the Samsung keypad.
This feature may be unavailable
depending on the selected input
language.
5
Clear your input.
6
Start a new line.
7
Insert a full stop; Open the symbol panel (tap
and hold).
8
Insert a space.
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››Copy and paste text
While you are entering text, you can use the copy and paste
feature to use text in other applications.
1 Tap and hold a passage of text.
2 Drag or to select the text to be copied.
3 Select to copy, or to cut the text onto the clipboard.
4 In another application, place the cursor where you want to
5
paste the text.
Select → Paste to insert the text from the clipboard into
the text field.
Download applications from Play Shop
Based on the Android platform, your device’s functionality
can be extended by installing additional applications.
Play Shop provides you an easy and quick way to shop for
games and mobile applications.
●● This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
●● Your device will save user files from downloaded
applications to the internal moviNAND™ memory.
To save the files to the memory card, connect your
device to a PC and copy them from moviNAND to
memory card.
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››Install an application
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Play
2
3
Shop (Play Store).
Select Accept when the terms and conditions appear.
Search for a file or application and download it.
››Uninstall an application
1 From the Play Shop home screen, press [
2 Select the item you want to delete.
3 Select Uninstall → OK.
] → My Apps.
Download files from the web
When you download files or web applications from the web,
your device saves them in a memory card.
Files you download from the web can include viruses
that will damage your device. To lessen your risk, only
download files from sources you trust.
Some media files include Digital Rights Management
to protect copyrights. This protection may prevent you
from downloading, copying, modifying, or transferring
some files.
To download files from the web,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet.
2 Search for a file or application and download it.
To install applications downloaded from websites other
than Play Shop, you must select Settings → Security →
Unknown sources → OK.
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Synchronise data
You can synchronise data with various web servers and back
up or restore your data.
Once the synchronisation is completed, your device stays
connected to the web. If any change is made on the web,
the updated information will appear on your device and will
automatically begin synchronisation, and vice versa.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
››Set up a server account
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Accounts and sync.
2 Select Add account → an account type.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account
setup.
››Activate automatic sync
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Accounts and sync.
2 Select an account.
3 Select the applications you want to synchronise.
To exclude applications from automatic synchronisation, clear
the check boxes next to the applications you want.
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››Synchronise data manually
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Accounts and sync.
2 Select an account.
3 Select Sync now. Your device will start synchronising the
data you set for synchronisation.
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Communication
Calling
Learn to use calling functions, such as making and answering
calls, using options available during a call or customising and
using call-related features.
››Make and answer a call
You can use the buttons or the touch screen when you make,
accept, end or reject calls.
●● When you turn on the proximity sensor, your device
automatically turns off and locks the touch screen to
prevent accidental inputs when you hold the device
near your face. ► p. 126
●● Static electricity discharged from your body or
clothing may interfere with the proximity sensor
during a call.
Make a call
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Phone
→ Keypad, and enter an area code and a phone number.
2 Select
3
to make a voice call.
For a video call, select .
To end the call, select End call.
●● Use the phonebook to save numbers you dial
frequently. ► p. 79
●● To quickly access the call log to redial the numbers
you dialled recently, select Phone → Logs.
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Answer a call
1 When a call comes in, select
and then drag your finger
outside of the large circle.
When the device is ringing, press the Volume key to
mute the ringtone.
2 To end the call, select End call.
Reject a call
When a call comes in, select and then drag your finger
outside of the large circle.
To send a message when you reject incoming calls, select
Reject call with message.
First set a text message to be sent to callers. In Idle
mode, open the application list and select Settings →
Call → Set reject messages.
Call an international number
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Phone
→ Keypad, and tap and hold 0 to insert the + character.
2 Enter the complete number you want to dial (country
code, area code and phone number), and then select
to dial the number.
››Use a headset
By plugging a headset into the device, you can answer and
control calls hands-free:
●● To answer a call, press the headset button.
●● To reject a call, press and hold the headset button.
●● To place a call on hold or retrieve a held call during a call,
press and hold the headset button.
●● To end a call, press the headset button.
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››Use options during a voice call
You can use the following options while a voice call is in
progress:
●● To adjust the voice volume, press the Volume key up or
down.
●● To place a call on hold, select
. To retrieve a held call,
select .
●● To dial a second call, select Add call and then dial a new
number.
●● To answer a second call, select
and then drag your finger
outside of the large circle when a call waiting tone sounds.
The device asks whether to end or hold the first call. You
must subscribe to the call waiting service to use this feature.
●● To open the dialling screen, select Keypad.
●● To activate the speakerphone feature, select Speaker.
In noisy environments, you may have difficulty hearing
some calls while using the speakerphone feature. For
better audio performance, use the normal phone mode.
To turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot
hear you, select Mute.
●● To listen and talk to the other party via a Bluetooth headset,
select Headset.
●● To open the phonebook, press [
] → Contacts.
●● To add a memo, press [
] → Memo.
●● To switch between the two calls, select Swap.
●● To make a multiparty call (conference call), make or
answer a second call and select Merge when connected
to the second party. Repeat to add more parties. You must
subscribe to the multiparty call service to use this feature.
●●
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››Use options during a video call
You can use the following options while a video call is in
progress:
●● To switch between the front and rear camera lens, select
Switch Camera.
●● To turn off the microphone so that the other party cannot
hear you, select Mute.
●● To hide your image from the other party, press [
] → Hide
me.
●● To select an alternative image to be shown to the other
party, press [ ] → Outgoing image.
●● To open the dialling screen, press [
] → Dialpad.
●● To listen and talk to the other party via a Bluetooth headset,
press [ ] → Switch to headset.
●● To activate the speakerphone feature, press [
]→
Speaker On/Off.
●● To use the other party’s image, tap and hold the other
party’s image. You can capture an image of the screen or
record the video call.
››View and dial missed calls
Your device will display calls you have missed on the display.
To dial the number of a missed call, open the shortcuts panel
and select the missed call.
››Use additional features
You can use various other call-related features, such as auto
rejection, Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode, or call diverting
or barring.
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Set auto rejection
Use auto rejection to reject calls from certain numbers
automatically. To activate auto rejection and create auto
reject lists,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Call → Call rejection.
2 Select Auto reject mode → an option.
Option
Function
All numbers
Reject all calls.
Auto reject
numbers
Reject calls from phone numbers on
the auto reject list.
3 Select Auto reject list.
4 Select Add.
5 Select an option under Match criteria (if necessary).
6 Enter a phone number and select Save.
7 To add more numbers, repeat steps 4-6.
Use Fixed Dialling Number (FDN) mode
In FDN mode, your device will restrict outgoing calls, except
for the numbers stored in the FDN list. To activate FDN mode,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Call → Additional settings → Fixed Dialling
Numbers → Enable FDN.
2 Enter the PIN2 supplied with your SIM or USIM card and
3
select OK.
Select FDN list and add contacts to be used in FDN mode.
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Set call forwarding
Call diverting is a network feature to send incoming calls to
another number that you specify. You can set this feature
separately for several conditions when you are not able to
answer calls, such as when you are already on the phone or
when you are outside of the service area.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Call → Call forwarding → a call type.
2 Select a condition.
3 Enter a number to which calls will be forwarded and select
Enable.
Your setting will be sent to the network.
Set call barring
Call barring is a network feature to restrict certain types of
calling or to prevent others from making calls with your
device.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Call → Additional settings → Call barring → a call
2
3
type.
Select a call barring option.
Enter a call barring password and select OK.
Your setting will be sent to the network.
Set call waiting
Call waiting is a network feature to alert you of an incoming
call while you are on a previous call. This feature is available
only for voice calls.
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings →
Call → Additional settings → Call waiting. Your setting will
be sent to the network.
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››View call logs
You can view logs of your calls filtered by their types.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Phone
→ Logs.
2 Press [
] → View by → an option to sort the call logs.
From the call logs, you can make a call or send a
message directly to a contact by quickly flicking the
contact to the left or right.
3 Select a log to view its details.
From the detail view, you can dial the number, send
a message to the number or add the number to the
phonebook or black list.
Messaging
Learn to create and send text (SMS) or multimedia (MMS)
messages, and view or manage messages you have sent or
received.
You may incur additional charges for sending or
receiving messages while outside your home service
area. For details, contact your service provider.
››Send a text message
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
Messaging.
Select .
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3 Add recipients of your message.
Enter phone numbers manually, separating them with a
semicolon or a comma.
●● Select phone numbers from the lists by selecting
.
Select Tap to enter message and enter your message
text.
To insert emoticons, press [ ] → Insert smiley.
Select Send to send the message.
●●
4
5
››Send a multimedia message
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Messaging.
Select .
Add recipients of your message.
●● Enter phone numbers or email addresses manually,
separating them with a semicolon or a comma.
●● Select phone numbers or email addresses from the lists
by selecting .
When you enter an email address, the device will
convert the message as a multimedia message.
4 Press [
5
6
7
] → Add subject and add a subject for the
message.
Select Tap to enter message and enter your message
text.
To insert emoticons, press [ ] → Insert smiley.
Select and add an item.
You can select a file from the file list or create a new photo,
video, or sound.
Select Send to send the message.
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››View a text or multimedia message
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Messaging.
Your messages are grouped into message threads by
contact, like a messenger.
Select a contact.
For a multimedia message, select a message to view the
details.
››Listen to voice mail messages
If you have set missed calls to be diverted to the voice mail
server, callers may leave voice messages when you do not
answer incoming calls. To access your voice mail inbox and
listen to voice mail messages,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Phone
→ Keypad, and then tap and hold 1.
2 Follow the instructions from the voice mail server.
You must save the voice mail server number before
accessing the server. Your service provider can give you
the number.
Google Mail
You can retrieve new email messages from Google Mail™
to your Inbox. When you access this application, the Inbox
screen appears. The total number of unread messages
displays in the title bar and unread messages display in bold.
●● This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
●● This Google Mail menu may be labelled differently
depending on your service provider.
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››Send an email message
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Google
2
3
4
5
6
Mail.
Select .
Enter a name or address in the recipient field.
Enter a subject and message.
To attach an image file, press [ ] → Attach file → a file.
Select to send the message.
››View email messages
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Google
2
Mail.
Select an email message.
From the message view, use the following options:
●● To reply to the message, select
.
●● To reply to the message including all recipients, select →
Reply all.
●● To forward the message to other people, select →
Forward.
●● To view an attachment, select VIEW. To save it to your
device, select SAVE.
●● To archive the message, select .
●● To delete the message, select .
●● To move to the previous or next message, scroll right or left.
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››Organise email by labels
You can organise your email by labelling your messages
or adding stars to mark important messages. You can sort
messages by label filter.
Add a label to a message
1 From the Inbox screen, tap and hold a message.
2 Select .
3 Select a label to add and select OK.
Add a star to a message
From the Inbox screen, select
message is activated.
. The icon next to the
Filter messages
1 From the Inbox screen, select .
2 Select the label of the messages you want to view.
Email
Learn to send or view email messages via your personal or
company email account.
››Set up an email account
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Email.
2 Enter your email address and password.
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3 Select Next.
4
To set up an Exchange ActiveSync account, select
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
When you are finished setting up the email account, the email
messages are downloaded to your device. If you have created
more than two accounts, you can switch between email
accounts; Select an account name and select one you want to
retrieve messages from.
››Send an email message
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Email.
2 Select .
3 Add recipients of your message.
Enter email addresses manually, separating them with a
semicolon or a comma.
●● Select email addresses from the lists by selecting
.
●● To add more recipients, press [
] → Add Cc/Bcc.
Select the subject field to enter a subject.
Select the text input field to enter your email text.
Select and attach a file.
You cannot attach Digital Rights Management (DRM)protected files.
●●
4
5
6
7 Select
to send the message.
If you are offline or outside your service area, the
message will be held in the message thread list until
you are online and in your service area.
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››View an email message
When you open an email account, you can view previously
retrieved emails offline or connect to the email server to view
new messages. After retrieving email messages, you can view
them offline.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Email.
2 Press [ ] → Refresh to update the message list.
3 Select an email message.
From the message view, use the following options:
●● To move to the next or previous message, select
or
●● To reply to the message, select
.
●● To forward the message to other people, select
.
●● To delete the message, select
.
●● To save an attachment to your device, select the
attachment tab → .
.
Talk
Learn to chat with friends and family via Google Talk™.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
››Add friends to your friend list
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Talk.
2 Select a Google account.
3
4
The friend list shows all of your Google Talk contacts at a
glance.
Select .
Enter an email address of the friend and select DONE.
When your friend accepts the invitation, the friend is added to
your friend list.
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››Start a chat
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Talk.
2 Select a friend from the friend list. The chat screen opens.
3 Enter your message and select .
4 To end the chat, press [ ] → End chat.
Messenger
Learn to send and receive instant messages to friends and
family with the Google+ messenger instant messaging
service.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
Messenger.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
account setup.
2 Enter and send your message.
Google+
Learn to access the Google’s social network service. You can
create groups to share interests and thoughts or send and
receive instant messages, and upload your photos.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
Google+.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
account setup.
2 Select a social network feature.
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Social Hub
Learn to access Social Hub™, the integrated communication
application for Social Network Service (SNS), email, messages,
instant messages, contacts or calendar information. Visit
socialhub.samsungapps.com for more details.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Social
2
Hub.
Check and use contents delivered from Social Hub.
IM
Learn to chat with friends and family from any of the universal
instant messengers.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select IM.
2 If you are launching this application for the first time,
3
4
5
select the check box next to I accept all the terms above
and select Agree.
Select Add account → a messenger.
Enter your user name and password to sign in.
Chat with friends and family instantly.
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Camera
Learn how to capture and view photos and videos. You
can take photos at resolutions up to 3264 x 2448 pixels
(8 megapixels) and videos at resolutions up to
1920 x 1080 pixels.
●● The camera automatically turns off when you do not
use it for a specified period.
●● The memory capacity may differ depending on the
shooting scene or shooting conditions.
››Capture a photo
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera
2
to turn on the camera.
Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary
adjustments.
3
4
1
2
5
6
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Number
Function
1
Change the camera settings.
2
Open the image viewer to view photos you
captured.
3
Use camera shortcuts.
●●
: Change the flash setting.
●●
: Switch between the front and rear
camera lenses.
You can add or remove shortcuts to
frequently used options. ► p. 66
4
View the default storage location.
5
Switch to the camcorder.
6
Capture a photo.
3 Press the Volume key to zoom in or out.
4
5
You can also tap the screen with two fingers and spread
them apart (move your fingers closer together to zoom
out).
Tap where you want to focus on the preview screen.
The focus frame moves to the place you tap and changes
to green when the subject is in focus.
to take a photo.
Select
The photo is saved automatically.
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After taking photos, select the image viewer icon to view the
taken photos.
●● To view more photos, scroll left or right.
●● To zoom in or out, place two fingers on the screen and
spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to
zoom out) or double-tap the screen.
●● To send a photo to others, select Share.
●● To delete a photo, select Delete.
●● To set a photo as wallpaper or a caller ID image for a
contact, select More → Set as.
●● To rename a photo file, select More → Rename.
››Capture a photo by using preset options for
various scenes
Your camera provides you with predefined settings for
various scenes. You can simply select the proper mode for
your shooting conditions and subjects.
For example, when you take photos at night, select the night
mode that uses an extended exposure.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera
2
3
4
to turn on the camera.
Select → Scene mode → a scene → [ ].
Make any necessary adjustments.
Select
to take a photo.
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››Capture a photo in Self shot mode
You can take photos of yourself conveniently using the front
camera lens.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera
2
3
4
to turn on the camera.
Select → Self portrait.
Make any necessary adjustments.
Select
to take a photo.
››Capture a photo in Smile shot mode
Your camera can recognise people’s faces and help you take
photos of their smiling faces.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera
2
3
4
5
to turn on the camera.
Select → Shooting mode → Smile shot.
Make any necessary adjustments.
Select
.
Aim the camera lens at your subject.
Your device recognises people in an image and detects
their smiles. When the subject smiles, the device
automatically takes a photo.
››Capture a beauty photo
You can hide facial imperfections using Beauty mode.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera
2
3
4
to turn on the camera.
Select → Shooting mode → Beauty.
Make any necessary adjustments.
Select
to take a photo.
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››Capture a panoramic photo
You can take wide panoramic photos using Panorama
shooting mode. This mode is convenient for photographing
landscapes.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera
2
3
4
5
6
to turn on the camera.
Select → Shooting mode → Panorama.
Make any necessary adjustments.
Select
to take the first photo.
Slowly move the device in any direction and align the
green frame with the viewfinder.
When you have aligned the green frame and viewfinder,
the camera will automatically take the next photo.
Repeat step 5 to complete the panoramic photo.
››Capture a photo of action
You can capture shots of a moving subject and then combine
them into a single photo that shows the action.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera
2
3
4
5
6
to turn on the camera.
Select → Shooting mode → Action shot.
Make any necessary adjustments.
Select
to capture the first photo.
Move the device to follow the moving subject.
The device automatically captures the next photos.
Continue to follow the subject until the device has
captured all the shots necessary for the action photo.
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››Customise camera settings
Before taking a photo, select
options:
to access the following
Option
Function
Edit shortcuts
Edit shortcuts to frequently used options.
Self portrait
Switch between the front and rear camera
lenses.
Flash
Change the flash setting; You can
manually turn the flash on or off, or set
the camera to automatically use the flash
when needed.
Shooting
mode
Change the shooting mode.
Scene mode
Change the scene mode.
Exposure value Adjust the exposure value.
Focus mode
Take close-up photos or set the camera to
focus on the subject or focus on human
faces automatically.
Timer
Select the length of the delay before the
camera takes a photo.
Effects
Apply a special effect, such as sepia or
black and white tones.
Resolution
Change the resolution option.
White balance
Adjust the colour balance according to
lighting conditions.
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Option
Function
ISO
Adjust the sensitivity of the camera
imaging sensor.
Metering
Select a type of exposure metre.
Anti-shake
Reduce blur caused by the device's
vibration or movement.
Auto contrast
Automatically adjust contrast between
your subject and background.
Blink detection
Set the camera to alert you when people
close their eyes.
Guidelines
Display the guidelines on the preview
screen.
Image quality
Set the quality level for your photos.
GPS tag
Set the camera to include location
information for your photos. To use
this feature, you must activate location
services. ► p. 108
Set the camera to flip the image
Save as flipped automatically when you take a photo with
the front camera lens.
Storage
Select a memory location for storing
captured photos.
Reset
Reset menus and shooting options.
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››Record a video
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Camera
2
3
to turn on the camera.
Drag the slider to the camcorder to switch to the
camcorder.
Aim the lens at the subject and make any necessary
adjustments.
3
4
1
2
Number
5
6
Function
1
Change the camcorder settings.
2
Open the image viewer to view videos you
recorded.
3
Use camcorder shortcuts.
●●
: Change the flash setting.
●●
: Change the recording mode or switch
between the front and rear camera lenses.
You can add or remove shortcuts to
frequently used options. ► p. 66
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Number
Function
4
Check the camcorder status.
●●
: Length of video that can be
recorded (according to available memory)
●●
: Default storage location
5
Switch to the camera.
6
Record a video.
4 Press the Volume key to zoom in or out.
You can also tap the screen with two fingers and spread
them apart (move your fingers closer together to zoom
out).
The zoom function may be unavailable when recording
in the highest resolution.
5 Select
6 Select
to start recording.
to stop recording.
The video is saved automatically.
The camcorder may not be able to properly record
videos to a memory card with a slow transfer speed.
After recording videos, select the image viewer icon to view
the recorded videos.
●● To view more videos, scroll left or right.
●● To send a video to others, select Share.
●● To delete a video, select Delete.
●● To play a video, select
or select More → Play.
●● To rename a video file, select More → Rename.
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››Customise camcorder settings
Before recording a video, select
options:
to access the following
Option
Function
Edit shortcuts
Edit shortcuts to frequently used options.
Flash
Change the flash setting; You can
manually turn the flash on or off.
Recording
mode
Change the recording mode.
Exposure value Adjust the exposure value.
Timer
Select the length of the delay before the
camera starts recording a video.
Effects
Apply a special effect, such as sepia or
black and white tones.
Resolution
Change the resolution option.
White balance
Adjust the colour balance according to
lighting conditions.
Video quality
Set the quality level for your videos.
Guidelines
Display the guidelines on the preview
screen.
Set the camera to flip the image
Save as flipped automatically when you record a video
with the front camera lens.
Storage
Select a memory location for storing
recorded videos.
Reset
Reset menus and shooting options.
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››Edit the shortcut icons
You can add or remove shortcuts to frequently used options.
1 From the preview screen, press [
2
3
] → Edit shortcuts or
select → Edit shortcuts.
Tap and hold an icon from the option list and drag it to the
shortcut area.
To remove shortcuts, tap and hold an icon and drag it to
the option list.
Press [ ] to return to the preview screen.
Video player
Learn to use the video player to play various kinds of videos.
The video player supports the following file formats: 3gp,
mp4, avi, wmv, flv, mkv, webm.
●● Some file formats are not supported depending on
the software of the device.
●● If the file size exceeds the available memory, an error
can occur when you open files.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Video
2
3
player.
Select a video to play.
Control playback with the following icons:
Icon
Function
Change a ratio of the video screen.
Play the video on other DLNA devices.
Skip backward; Scan backward in a file (tap
and hold).
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Icon
Function
Pause playback; Select
playback.
to resume
Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and
hold).
Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound
system when a headset is connected.
Adjust the volume.
Gallery
Learn to view photos and play videos saved in your device’s
memory and memory card.
››Supported file formats
Type
Format
Image
bmp, gif, jpg, png
Video
3gp, mp4, avi, wmv, flv, mkv, webm
Avoid locking the device’s screen while playing a DivX
Video-On-Demand. Each time you lock the screen
while playing a DivX Video-On-Demand, one of your
available rental counts will be decremented.
●● Some file formats are not supported depending on
the software of the device.
●● If the file size exceeds the available memory, an error
can occur when you open files.
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››View a photo
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery.
2 Select a folder.
3 To change the view mode, select or at the top right
4
of the screen.
Select a photo (with no icon) to view.
While viewing a photo, use the following options:
●● To view more photos, scroll left or right.
●● To zoom in or out, tap the screen with two fingers and
spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to
zoom out).
If you activated tilting motions, you can zoom in or out
by tapping and holding two points with your fingers
and then tilting the device back and forth.
To send a photo to others, select Send via.
To delete a photo, select Delete.
●● To share a photo with others via AllShare or social network
services, press [ ] → Share via.
●● To set a photo as wallpaper or a caller ID image for a
contact, press [ ] → Set as.
●● To use additional features with a photo, press [
] → More
and use the following options:
-- Copy: Copy a photo file.
-- Print: Print a photo using a WLAN or USB connection. Your
device is compatible only with some Samsung printers.
-- Edit: Edit the photo. ► p. 69
-- Crop: Crop an image from a photo.
-- Motion: Access the settings to control motion recognition
of your device.
-- Rotate left: Rotate a photo anti-clockwise.
-- Rotate right: Rotate a photo clockwise.
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-- Slideshow: Start a slideshow in the selected folder.
-- Rename: Rename a photo file.
-- Details: View photo details.
››Play a video
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Gallery.
2 Select a video (with the icon) to play.
3 Control playback with the virtual keys. ► p. 66
Photo editor
You can edit photos and apply various effects.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Photo
2
3
4
editor.
Select Select picture → an image.
To take a new photo, select Capture picture.
Select → New selection → OK.
●● To add to or subtract from the selection border, select
→ Add to selection or Remove from selection.
●● To reverse the selection, select
→ Inverse
selection.
●● To change the selection size, select
.
●● To rotate or flip the image, select
.
●● To crop the image, select
.
●● To undo or redo your last action, select
or .
Drag your finger over the area you want to select.
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5 Select
6
7
8
9
to apply a colour effect, or select to apply a
filter effect.
To use additional tools, such as copying and warping,
select .
Select a variation of the effect to apply.
Adjust the image as desired (if necessary) and select
Done.
When you are finished, press [ ] → Save.
Enter a name for the image and select OK.
Video maker
You can edit videos and apply various effects. The video
editor supports the following video resolutions: 176 x 144,
320 x 240, 640 x 480, 720 x 480, 1280 x 720.
Some video files in Gallery may not be viewable
depending on the video resolutions and codecs.
››Create a video
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Video
2
3
maker.
Rotate the device to landscape view.
Select New project.
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4 Select a frame theme and select Apply.
5 Select an appropriate icon on the left pane of the screen
6
7
8
9
to add media files.
Tap and hold a file and then drag it to the bottom pane of
the screen and select Done.
●● To add more files, repeat step 6.
●● To delete images or videos, tap and hold an item and
then drag it to the trash bin.
●● To rearrange images or videos, tap and hold an item and
drag it to a new location.
Select and add a transition effect between images or
videos.
When you are finished, press [ ] → Export movie.
Select a resolution option → Yes.
››Trim a segment of a video
1 Launch the video editor and add media files.
2 Select .
3 Drag an image or video to the red line.
4 Move the start bracket to the point where you want the
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6
file to begin.
Move the end bracket to the point where you want the file
to end.
Save the edited video.
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››Split a video
1 Launch the video editor and add media files.
2 Select .
3 Drag an image or video to the red line.
4 Move to the point where you want to divide the file into
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two clips and select .
Save the edited video.
››Apply an effect to a video
1 Launch the video editor and add media files.
2 Select .
3 Drag an image or video to the red line.
4 Select an effect option.
5 Save the edited video.
Music player
Learn to listen to your favourite music while on the go with
the music player. The music player supports the following file
formats: mp3, m4a, mp4, 3gp, 3ga, wma, ogg, oga, aac, flac.
●● Some file formats are not supported depending on
the software of the device.
●● If the file size exceeds the available memory, an error
can occur when you open files.
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››Add music files to your device
Start by transferring files to your device or memory card:
●● Download from the wireless web. ► p. 87
●● Download from a PC with Samsung Kies. ► p. 109
●● Receive via Bluetooth. ► p. 100
●● Synchronise with Windows Media Player 11. ► p. 110
●● Copy to your memory card. ► p. 110
››Play music
After transferring music files to your device or memory card,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Music
2
3
4
player.
Select a music category.
Select a music file.
Control playback with the following icons:
Icon
Function
Adjust the volume.
Activate the 5.1 channel surround sound
system when a headset is connected.
1
Activate Shuffle mode.
1
Change the repeat mode (off, repeating a
file, or repeating all files).
Skip backward; Scan backward in a file (tap
and hold).
Pause playback; Select
playback.
to resume
Skip forward; Scan forward in a file (tap and
hold).
1. These icons are shown when you tap the player screen.
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››Create a playlist
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Music
2
3
4
5
6
player.
Select Playlists.
Press [ ] → Create.
Enter a title for your new playlist and select Save.
Select Add music.
Select the files you want to include and select Add.
During playback, you can add files to a playlist by pressing
[ ] → Add to playlist.
››Add songs to the quick list
You can add songs to the quick list and save them as a
playlist. During playback, press [ ] → Add to quick list to
add the current song to the quick list.
To go to the quick list, from the music player main screen,
select Playlists → Quick list. To save the quick list as a
playlist, press [ ] → Save as playlist.
››Customise music player settings
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Music
2
3
player.
Press [ ] → Settings.
Adjust the following settings to customise your music
player:
Option
Function
Equaliser
Select a default equaliser type.
Sound effect
Select a sound effect.
Music menu
Select music categories to display on
the music library screen.
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Option
Function
Visualisation
Display an animated visualisation
during playback.
Lyrics
Set to display lyrics during playback.
Music auto off
Set the music player to turn off
automatically after a specific period of
time.
FM radio
Learn to listen to music and news on the FM radio. To listen
to the FM radio, you must connect a headset, which serves as
the radio antenna.
››Listen to the FM radio
1 Plug a headset into the device.
2 In Idle mode, open the application list and select FM
radio.
The FM radio scans and saves available stations
automatically.
The first time you turn on the FM radio, it will start
automatic tuning.
3 Select the radio station you want from the all station list
and press [ ] to return to the FM radio screen.
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4 Control the FM radio with the following keys:
1
4
5
2
2
3
Number
Function
1
Turn off or on the FM radio.
2
Search for an available radio station.
3
Add the current radio station to the
favourites list.
4
Adjust the volume.
5
Fine-tune the frequency.
››Save a radio station automatically
1 Plug a headset into the device.
2 In Idle mode, open the application list and select FM
3
4
radio.
Press [ ] → Scan → a scanning option.
The FM radio scans and saves available stations
automatically.
Select the radio station you want from the all station list
and press [ ] to return to the FM radio screen.
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››Add a radio station to the favourites list
1 Plug a headset into the device.
2 In Idle mode, open the application list and select FM
3
4
5
radio.
Select to turn on the FM radio.
Scroll to the radio station you want.
Select to add to the favourites list.
››Customise FM radio settings
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select FM
2
3
radio.
Press [ ] → Settings.
Adjust the following settings to customise your FM radio:
Option
Function
Background
playing
Set whether or not to run the FM radio
in the background while using other
applications. If this feature is on, you
can control the FM radio from the
shortcuts panel.
Show station
ID
Set whether or not to show the station
ID on the FM radio screen; Station IDs
are available only from radio stations
that provide this information.
Alternative
frequency
Set whether or not the FM radio
attempts to retune a radio station
when the signal is weak.
FM auto off
Set the FM radio to automatically turn
off after a specified length of time.
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Game Hub
Learn to play social and premium games.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Game
2
3
4
Hub.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
select the check box next to Do not show for 90 days and
select Confirm.
Select and install a game.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
●● Available games may vary depending on your region
or service provider.
●● Controls and options of games may vary.
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Personal information
Contacts
Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business
contacts. You can save names, mobile phone numbers, home
phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for
your contacts.
››Create a contact
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
4
5
Contacts.
Select .
Select a memory location.
If you have more than one account, select an account to
which you want to add the contact.
Enter contact information.
Select to add the contact to memory.
You can also create a contact from the dialling screen.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Phone
→ Keypad.
2 Enter a phone number.
3 Select Add to Contacts → Create contact.
4 Select a memory location.
5
6
If you have more than one account, select an account to
which you want to add the contact.
Enter contact information.
Select to add the contact to memory.
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››Find a contact
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Contacts.
Scroll up or down on the contact list.
You can also drag your finger along the index on the right
side to quickly scroll through the list.
Select a contact’s name.
Once you find a contact, you can use the following options:
●● To call the contact, select
or .
●● To send a message, select
.
●● To edit the contact information, select
.
››Set a speed dial number
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
4
Contacts.
Press [ ] → Speed dial setting.
Select a location number → a contact.
Select a phone number (if necessary).
You can quickly dial this number by tapping and
holding the location number from the dialling screen.
››Create your namecard
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Contacts.
Select your name at the top of the contact list.
Select .
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4 Enter your own personal details.
5 Select .
You can send your namecard by attaching it to a
message or email or transferring it via the Bluetooth
wireless feature.
››Create a group of contacts
By creating groups of contacts, you can manage multiple
contacts and send messages or email to an entire group. Start
by creating a group.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Contacts
→ Groups.
2 Press [ ] → New.
3 Enter a name and select a ringtone for the group.
4 Select Add member, select contacts to add to the group,
5
and select
Select .
.
››Copy contacts
To copy contacts from the SIM or USIM card to your device,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
4
Contacts.
Press [ ] → Import/Export → Import from SIM card.
Select a memory location.
If you have more than one account, select an account to
which you want to add the contact.
Select contacts to copy and select .
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To copy contacts from your device to the SIM or USIM card,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Contacts.
Press [ ] → Import/Export → Export to SIM card.
Select contacts to copy and select → OK.
››Import or export contacts
You can import or export files (in vcf format) to or from your
device’s USB storage or a memory card.
Import contact files
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
4
5
Contacts.
Press [ ] → Import/Export → Import from USB
storage or Import from SD card.
Select a memory location.
If you have more than one account, select an account to
which you want to add the contact.
Select an option for importing a single contact file,
multiple contact files, or all contact files, and select OK.
Select contact files to import and select OK.
Export contacts
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Contacts.
Press [ ] → Import/Export → Export to USB storage
or Export to SD card.
Select OK to confirm.
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Calendar
Learn to create and manage daily, weekly or monthly events,
and set alarms to remind yourself of important events.
››Create an event
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
4
5
Calendar.
Select Tap to create event or press [ ] → Create event.
If alert messages about the calendar sync appear, select
OK.
Enter the details of the event as required.
Select Save.
››View events
To change the calendar view,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
Calendar.
Select a view mode from the top of the calendar.
To view events of a specific date,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Calendar.
Select a date on the calendar. In month view, days with
scheduled events are indicated by a small square.
●● To move to a specific day by entering a date manually,
press [ ] → Go to, enter the date by selecting + or -,
and select Set.
●● To select today’s date, press [
] → Today.
Select an event to view its details.
You can send the event to others by pressing [ ] →
Send via → an option.
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››Stop an event alarm
If you set an alarm for a calendar event, the event alarm icon
will appear at the specified time.
1 Open the shortcuts panel from the top of the screen.
2 Select the event notification.
3 Select an event to view more details.
To snooze the event alarm, select the check box next to
the event and select Snooze.
Task
Learn to create a task list and set alarms to remind yourself of
important tasks or set priority.
››Create a task
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Task.
2 Select Create task or press [ ] → Create task to create
3
4
a task.
Enter the details of the task.
Select Save.
››View a task
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Task.
2 Press [ ] → List by → an option to sort the tasks.
3 Select a task to view its details.
For completed tasks with an expired deadline, you can set
their status to completed by selecting the check box.
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Memo
Learn to record important information to save and view at a
later date.
››Create a memo
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Memo.
2 If there is a memo saved, select Create memo or press
3
[ ] → Create to create a memo.
Enter your memo text and select Save.
››View memos
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Memo.
2 Press [ ] → Search or press and hold [ ] to search for a
3
memo (if necessary).
Select a memo to view its details.
To edit the memo, select
.
You can send the memo to others by tapping and
holding the memo and selecting Send.
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Voice recorder
Learn to operate your device’s voice recorder.
››Record a voice memo
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Voice
2
3
4
5
recorder.
Select Record to start recording.
Speak into the microphone.
When you are finished, select Stop.
Your memo is saved automatically.
To record more voice memos, select Record again.
››Play a voice memo
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Voice
2
3
recorder.
Select List.
Select a voice memo to play.
You can send the voice memo to others by pressing
[ ] → Share.
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Web
Web services require a data connection. Contact your
operator to choose the best data plan.
Internet
Learn to access and bookmark your favourite web pages.
●● You may incur additional charges for accessing the
web and downloading media. For details, contact
your service provider.
●● Available icons may vary depending on your region or
service provider.
››Browse web pages
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet
2
to launch a specified homepage.
To access a specific web page, select the URL input field,
enter the web address (URL) of the web page, and select
Go.
Navigate web pages with the following keys:
2
3
1
Number
Function
1
Enter the web address of a web page to
access.
2
Open a list of saved bookmarks, saved
pages and recent internet history.
3
View thumbnails of active browser
windows.
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While browsing the web page, use the following options:
●● To zoom in or out, tap the screen with two fingers and
spread them apart (move your fingers closer together to
zoom out).
If you activated tilting motions, you can zoom in or out
by tapping and holding two points with your fingers
and then tilting the device back and forth.
To reload the current web page, press [ ] → Refresh.
●● To go to a next page in history, press [
] → Forward.
●● To bookmark the current web page, press [
] → Add
bookmark.
●● To send the web address (URL) of the web page to others,
press [ ] → Share page.
●● To search for text on the web page, press [
] → Find on
page.
●● To switch to desktop view, press [
] → Desktop view.
●● To save current web page and read it on offline later, press
[ ] → Save for offline reading. You can view the saved
pages by selecting → Saved pages.
●● To adjust the brightness of the screen, press [
]→
Brightness.
●● To view the download history, press [
] → Downloads.
●● To print the current web page or screen via a connected
printer, press [ ] → Print. Your device is compatible only
with Samsung printers.
●● To customise the browser settings, press [
] → Settings.
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››Search for information by voice
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet.
2 Select the URL input field.
3 Select and say a keyword into your device’s
microphone.
The device searches for information and web pages
related with the keyword.
››Bookmark your favourite web pages
If you know the web address of the web page, you can
manually add a bookmark. To add a bookmark,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet.
2 Select → Bookmarks.
3 Select Add bookmark.
4
5
To bookmark the web page you were viewing, skip to
step 5.
Enter a page title and a web address (URL).
Select .
From the bookmark list, tap and hold a bookmark and use the
following options:
●● To open the web page in the current window, select Open.
●● To open the web page in a new window, select Open in
new window.
●● To edit the bookmark details, select Edit bookmark.
●● To add the bookmark shortcut to the idle screen, select Add
shortcut to home.
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To send the web address (URL) of the web page to others,
select Share link.
●● To copy the web address (URL) of the web page, select
Copy link URL.
●● To delete the bookmark, select Delete bookmark.
●● To use the web page as your homepage of the browser,
select Set as homepage.
●●
››Access the recent history
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Internet.
2 Select → History.
3 Select a web page to access.
You can add a web page to the bookmark list by
selecting .
Maps
Learn to use Google Maps™ to find your location, search the
online map for streets, cities, or countries, and get directions.
››Search for a specific location
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Maps.
2 If you are launching this application for the first time,
3
select OK.
The map will display your current location.
Select .
To search for a place around you, select .
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4 Enter a keyword for the location and select
5
.
To search for a location by voice, select .
Select the location you want to view details.
●● To view a list of all results for your search, select
RESULTS LIST.
●● To view your current location, select
.
●● To switch to a compass view of the map that changes
orientation when you move the device, select .
●● To add a star to the location, select the balloon of the
location name → .
››Get directions to a specific destination
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Maps.
2 Select .
3 Enter the addresses of the starting location and the
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5
6
7
ending location.
To enter an address from your contact list or starred
places, or point the location on the map, select →
Contacts, Point on map, or My Places.
Select a travel method (car, bus, or walk) and select GET
DIRECTIONS.
Depending on the selected travel method, you may see
multiple routes.
Select a route to view details of your trip and select MAP
VIEW to view the route on the map.
Select or to view only a single part of the route.
When you are finished, press [ ] → Clear Map.
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Latitude
Learn to share your location with your friends and view
friends’ locations via Google Latitude™.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Latitude.
2
3
4
5
The device automatically joins Latitude.
Select → Select from Contacts or Add via email
address.
Select a friend you want to add, or enter an email address
and select Add friends.
Select Yes.
When your friend accepts your invitation, you can share
locations.
Select MAP VIEW.
Your friends’ locations are marked with their photos on the
map.
Places
Learn to search for a place around you.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Places.
2 Select a category.
3
4
Your device searches for places around your current
location that are related to the category.
Select a place name to view its details.
To view the place on the map, select Map.
To view the route to the place, select Directions.
To view the phone number of the place, select Call.
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Navigation
Learn to use the GPS navigation system to find and show your
destination with voice guidance.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Navigation.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
select Accept.
Enter your destination by using one of the following
methods:
●● Speak Destination: Speak your destination such as
“Navigate to destination.”
●● Type Destination: Enter your destination with the
virtual keypad.
●● Contacts: Select your destination from addresses of
your contacts.
●● Starred Places: Select your destination from the list of
your starred places.
Search
You can search for data saved on your device or on the web.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Search.
2 If you are launching this application for the first time, set
3
4
whether or not to view the search history of your Google
account.
Enter a letter or a word of the data to search for.
Select the item’s name you want to access.
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YouTube
Learn to view and share videos via YouTube.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
››Watch videos
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
4
YouTube.
Select a video from the list.
Rotate the device to landscape view.
Control playback with the icons on the screen.
››Share videos
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
YouTube.
Select a video.
Select → an option.
››Upload videos
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
YouTube.
to turn on the camera.
Select
Aim the lens at the subject and make any adjustments.
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to start recording.
4 Select
to stop recording.
5 Select
6 Select Save to upload the video that you have recorded.
7 Select your Google account if it is linked to YouTube.
Alternatively, you can select Add account and set up an
account to sign in to YouTube.
If you are uploading a video for the first time, select a
network type to upload a video.
8 Enter details of the upload and select Upload.
Samsung Apps
Samsung Apps allows you to simply and easily download an
abundance of applications directly to your device. Featuring
a wealth of games, news, reference, social networking,
navigation, health related applications and more, Samsung
Apps gives you instant access to a huge choice of mobile
experience.
Your device gets smarter with fully optimised applications
from Samsung Apps. Explore amazing applications and make
your mobile life even better.
●● The feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
●● For details, please visit www.samsungapps.com.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Samsung Apps.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
select Accept.
Search for and download applications as desired.
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Play Shop (Play Store)
You can download games, ringtones, or other applications
from the Play Shop.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Play
2
Shop (Play Store).
Search for a file and download it to the device. ► p. 37
Readers Hub
Learn to access various reading materials.
Some features may be currently unavailable.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Readers
2
3
4
Hub.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
select the check box next to Do not show for 90 days and
select Confirm.
Select an image of reading material.
Search for and download reading material from the online
store.
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News & Weather
Learn to view the weather information and read top news
and other news articles.
››View the weather information
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select News &
2
Weather.
Select WEATHER at the top of the screen.
Your device searches for your current location and displays
the weather information.
You can change the location to view the weather
information in another region. Press [ ] → Settings →
Weather settings and clear the check box next to Use
My Location. Then select a location in Set location.
››Read news articles
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select News &
2
3
Weather.
Scroll left to a news topic at the top of the screen.
Select an article to open it.
To add news topics, press [ ] → Settings → News
settings → Select news topics.
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Connectivity
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications
technology capable of exchanging information over
a distance of about 10 m without requiring a physical
connection.
You do not need to line up the devices to beam information
with Bluetooth. If the devices are within range of one another,
you can exchange information between them even if they are
located in different rooms.
●● Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception,
or misuse of data sent or received via the Bluetooth
wireless 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 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 repercussions of
illegal use of the Bluetooth feature.
››Turn on the Bluetooth wireless feature
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings,
and then select OFF next to Bluetooth.
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››Find and pair with other Bluetooth-enabled
devices
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Bluetooth → Scan for devices.
2 Select a device.
3 Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the
other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and select OK.
Alternatively, select Accept to match the PIN between
your device and the device.
When the owner of the other device enters the same
PIN or accepts the connection, pairing is complete. If the
pairing is successful, the device will automatically search
for available services.
Some devices, especially headsets or hands-free car
kits, may have a fixed Bluetooth PIN, such as 0000. If the
other device has a PIN, you must enter it.
››Send data using the Bluetooth wireless feature
1 Select a file or item, such as a contact, calendar event,
2
memo, or media file, from an appropriate application or
My files.
Select an option for sending data via Bluetooth.
The method for selecting an option may vary by data
type.
3 Search for and pair with a Bluetooth-enabled device.
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››Receive data using the Bluetooth wireless
feature
1 In the application list, select Settings → Bluetooth and
then select the check box next to your device.
To select the length of time that your device will be
visible, press [ ] → Visible time-out.
2 When prompted, enter the PIN for the Bluetooth wireless
3
feature and select OK. Alternatively, select Accept to
match the PIN between your device and the device.
Select Accept to confirm that you are willing to receive
data from the device.
Received data is saved to the bluetooth folder. If you receive a
contact, it is automatically saved to the phonebook.
Wi-Fi
Learn to use your device’s wireless networking capabilities
to activate and connect to any wireless local area network
(WLAN) compatible with the IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n standards.
You can connect to the internet or other network devices
anywhere an access point or wireless hotspot is available.
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.
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››Activate the WLAN feature
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings,
and then select OFF next to Wi-Fi.
An active WLAN running in the background will
consume battery power. To preserve battery power,
activate the WLAN only when needed.
››Find and connect to a WLAN
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Wi-Fi.
2
3
4
The device will automatically search for available WLANs.
Select a network.
Enter a password for the network (if necessary).
Select Connect.
››Add a WLAN manually
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Wi-Fi → Add network.
2 Enter the SSID for the network and select the security
3
4
type.
Set the security settings depending on the selected
security type.
Select Save.
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››Connect to a WLAN AP using a Wi-Fi Protected
Setup (WPS)
Using WPS, you can connect to a secured network.
To connect to a Wi-Fi AP with a WPS button,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Wi-Fi.
2 Select a network indicated as protected network available,
3
4
5
and select the check box next to Show advanced
options.
Select the WPS drop-down menu.
Select Push button → Connect.
Press a WPS button on the access point within 2 minutes.
To connect to a Wi-Fi AP with a WPS PIN,
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Wi-Fi.
2 Select a network indicated as protected network available,
3
4
5
and select the check box next to Show advanced
options.
Select the WPS drop-down menu.
Select PIN from access point or PIN from this device →
Connect.
On the access point, enter the PIN and press the start
button.
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››Set the static IP settings
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Wi-Fi.
2 Select a network, and select the check box next to Show
3
4
5
6
advanced options.
Select the IP settings drop-down menu.
Select Static.
Change the IP settings for the access point such as IP
address, Network prefix length, Gateway, DNS.
Select Connect.
Wi-Fi Direct
Learn to use the Wi-Fi Direct feature to connect two devices
via a WLAN without requiring an access point.
››Connect your device to another WLAN device
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ More... → Wi-Fi Direct.
2 Select OFF next to Wi-Fi Direct and then select OK.
3 Select Scan.
4 Select a device.
5
When the owner of the other device accepts the
connection, pairing is complete.
To deactivate the Wi-Fi Direct feature, select End
connection.
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››Send data via a WLAN
1 Select a file or item, such as a memo, media file, or web
2
address, from an appropriate application or My files.
Select an option for sending data via a WLAN.
The method for selecting an option may vary by data
type.
3 Search for and select a WLAN device.
››Receive data via a WLAN
When you receive data, it is saved to your device
automatically. Received data is saved to the ShareViaWifi
folder.
AllShare
Learn to use the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)
service that enables you to share media files between DLNAenabled devices in your home over a WLAN.
You must first activate the WLAN feature and add a WLAN
profile. ► p. 101
››Customise DLNA settings for sharing media
files
To allow other DLNA-enabled devices to access media files on
your device, you must activate media sharing.
Some files may not play on the DLNA-enabled devices
depending on the devices.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare.
2 Press [ ] → Settings.
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3 Adjust the following settings to customise the DLNA
feature:
Option
Function
Device name
Enter a name for your device as a
media server.
Share videos
Turn on video sharing with other
DLNA-enabled devices.
Share photos
Turn on image sharing with other
DLNA-enabled devices.
Share music
Turn on music sharing with other
DLNA-enabled devices.
Upload from
other devices
Set whether or not to accept the
upload from other devices.
Default
memory
Select the default memory location for
saving downloaded media files.
Subtitles
Set to display subtitles.
››Play your files on another DLNA-enabled
device
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare.
2 Select My device.
3 Select a media category and a file.
4 Select a player—the one that will play the media file.
5
Playback begins at the selected player.
Control playback using icons of your device.
Playback may be buffered, depending on the network
connection and the connected server.
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››Play files of one device on the other device
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select AllShare.
2 Select Remote device.
3
4
5
6
Your device automatically searches for DLNA-enabled
devices.
Select a device as the media server—the one that
contains media files.
Select a media category and a file.
Select a player—the one that will play the media file.
Playback begins at the selected player.
Control playback using icons of your device.
Mobile network sharing
Learn to set your device as a wireless modem or wireless
access point for PCs or other devices, and share your device’s
mobile network connection.
››Share your device’s mobile network via WLAN
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ More... → Tethering and portable hotspot.
2 Select Portable Wi-Fi hotspot to activate the WLAN
3
hotspot.
Select Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot to customise
the WLAN hotspot:
Option
Function
Network SSID
View and edit the device name that
will be shown to external devices.
Security
Select the security type.
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4 When you are finished, select Save.
5 From another device, locate your device’s name in the
available connection list and connect to the network.
Your device shares the mobile network connection on
another device.
››Share your device’s mobile network via USB
1 Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on
2
3
your device to a PC.
In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ More... → Tethering and portable hotspot.
Select USB tethering to activate the USB tethering
feature.
Your device shares the mobile network connection on
your PC.
To stop sharing the network connection, clear the check
box next to USB tethering.
The sharing method for the network connection may
differ depending on the PC’s operating system.
››Share your device’s mobile network via the
Bluetooth wireless feature
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ More... → Tethering and portable hotspot.
2 Select Bluetooth tethering to activate the Bluetooth
3
tethering feature.
On another device, find and pair with your device.
Ensure that you have activated the Bluetooth feature and
the visibility setting.
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GPS
Your device is equipped with a global positioning system
(GPS) receiver. Learn to activate location services.
To receive better GPS signals, avoid using your device in the
following conditions:
●● between buildings, in tunnels or underground passages, or
inside buildings
●● in poor weather
●● around high voltage or electromagnetic fields
Do not touch the internal antenna area or cover this
area with your hands or other objects while using the
GPS functions.
This feature may be unavailable depending on your
region or service provider.
››Activate location services
You must activate location services to receive location
information and search the map.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ Location services.
2 Adjust the following settings to activate location services:
Option
Function
Google’s
Set to use WLAN and/or mobile
location service networks for finding your location.
GPS satellites
Set to use the GPS satellite for finding
your location.
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Option
Function
Use sensor
aiding
Use sensors to enhance pedestrian
positioning when the GPS signal is
obstructed. There may be variations
between the sensor estimates and
your actual location.
Location and
Google search
Set the device to use your current
location for Google search and other
Google services.
PC connections
Learn to connect your device to a PC with a PC data cable in
USB connection modes. By connecting the device to a PC,
you can synchronise files with Windows Media Player, transfer
data to and from your device directly and use the Samsung
Kies program.
To use PC connections, you must deactivate USB debugging
mode. Open the application list and select Settings →
Developer options, and then clear the check box next to
USB debugging.
››Connect with Samsung Kies
Ensure that Samsung Kies is installed on your PC. You
can download the program from the Samsung website
(www.samsung.com/kies).
1 Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on
2
your device to a PC.
Double-click the Samsung Kies icon on your PC to launch
Samsung Kies.
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3 Copy files from the PC to the device.
Refer to the Samsung Kies help for more information.
››Synchronise with Windows Media Player
Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on your PC.
1 Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on
2
3
4
5
your device to a PC with Windows Media Player installed.
When connected, a pop-up window will appear on the PC.
Open Windows Media Player to synchronise music files.
Edit or enter your device’s name in the pop-up window (if
necessary).
Select and drag the music files you want to the sync list.
Start synchronisation.
››Connect as a mass storage device
You can connect your device to a PC as a removable disk and
access the file directory. If you insert a memory card in the
device, you can access the file directory of the memory card
by using the device as a memory card reader.
The file directory of the memory card will appear as a
removable disk, separate from the internal memory.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ More... → USB utilities → Connect storage to PC.
2 Select OK to confirm (if necessary).
3 Using a PC data cable, connect the multifunction jack on
4
5
your device to a PC.
When connected, select Turn on USB storage.
Select OK to confirm (if necessary).
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6 Open the folder to view files.
7 Copy files from the PC to your device.
8 When you are finished, select Turn off USB storage.
To disconnect the device from the PC, click the USB
device icon on the Windows task bar and click the
option to safely remove the mass storage device. Then
remove the PC data cable from the PC. Otherwise, you
may lose data stored on the memory card or damage
the memory card.
VPN connections
You can create virtual private networks (VPN) and connect to
your private network securely through a public network, such
as the internet.
Your device should already be configured with internet
access. If you have trouble accessing the internet, you
need to edit connections. If you are not sure about
the connection information to enter, ask your service
provider.
››Set up VPN connections
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ More... → VPN.
To use this feature, you must activate the screen lock
feature.
2 Select Add VPN network.
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3 Customise the connection information.
Available options may vary depending on the VPN type.
Option
Function
Name
Enter a name of the VPN server.
Type
Select a VPN type.
Server address
Enter the IP address of the VPN server.
L2TP secret
Set to use the L2TP secret password.
IPSec identifier Enter a user name.
IPSec preshared key
Enter a pre-shared key.
IPSec user
certificate
Select a user certificate that the VPN
server uses to identify you. You can
import certificates from the VPN server
or download from the web.
IPSec CA
certificate
Select a certificate authority (CA)
certificate that the VPN server uses
to identify you. You can import
certificates from the VPN server or
download from the web.
IPSec server
certificate
Select a server certificate that the VPN
server will use to identify you. You can
import certificates from the VPN server
or download them from the Internet.
PPP encryption Set to encrypt data before sending it to
(MPPE)
the VPN server.
Show
advanced
options
Set to change the advanced network
settings.
4 When you are finished, select Save.
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››Connect to a private network
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings
→ More... → VPN.
2 Select a private network to connect.
3 Enter the user name and password and select Connect.
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Tools
Clock
Learn to set and control alarms, and world clocks. You can also
use the stopwatch and the desk clock.
››Set a new alarm
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock →
2
3
4
Alarm.
Select Create alarm or press [ ] → Create.
Set alarm details.
Select the check box next to Smart alarm to activate
simulated nature sounds with the alarm screen prior to
the main alarm.
When you are finished, select Save.
››Stop an alarm
When the alarm sounds,
●● To stop the alarm, select
and then drag your finger
outside of the large circle.
●● To repeat the alarm after a specified length of time, select
and then drag your finger outside of the large circle.
››Delete an alarm
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock →
2
3
4
Alarm.
Press [ ] → Delete.
Select alarms to delete.
Select Delete.
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››Create a world clock
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock →
2
3
4
World clock.
Select Add city or press [ ] → Add.
Enter a city name or select one from the city list.
To select a city in the world map view, select .
To add more world clocks, repeat steps 2-3.
To apply the summer time to the clocks, tap and hold a
clock and select DST settings.
››Use the stopwatch
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock →
2
3
4
5
Stopwatch.
Select Start to begin the stopwatch.
Select Lap to record lap times.
When you are finished, select Stop.
Select Reset to clear recorded times.
››Use the count-down timer
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock →
2
3
4
Timer.
Set the length of time to count down.
Select Start to begin the countdown.
When the timer expires, select and then drag your
finger outside of the large circle to stop the alarm.
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››Use the desk clock
The desk clock displays the current time and date, and
weather.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Clock →
2
3
Desk clock.
Press [ ] → Settings.
Change the following options:
Option
Function
Time/Calendar
Set to display the clock or calendar.
display
AccuWeather
Set to display the weather for your
current location. You can also set the
desk clock to be automatically updated
with latest information and select a
temperature unit.
Reset to
default
Reset the desk clock settings to the
factory default values.
Dock Settings
Set to use the connected dock’s
speaker when your device is
connected to a car or desktop dock.
Calculator
Learn to perform mathematical calculations directly on your
device like a typical hand-held or desktop calculator.
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››Perform the calculation
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
Calculator.
Use the keys that correspond to the calculator display to
perform basic mathematical operations.
Rotate the device to landscape view to use the scientific
calculator. If you deactivate the auto rotation, press [ ]
→ Scientific calculator.
››View the calculation history
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
4
Calculator.
Perform the calculation.
Select
to close the calculator keypad.
The calculation history appears.
To clear the history, press [ ] → Clear history.
Downloads
Learn to manage logs of files you have downloaded from the
web and email.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select
2
3
Downloads.
Select a download folder.
To open a file, select the log.
To delete a log, select the check box and then select .
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Kies air
Kies air allows you to connect your device to another device
via a WLAN. From a browser, you can view and control media
files, contacts, messages, and any other data saved on your
device.
››Customise Kies air settings
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Kies air.
2 Press [ ] → Settings.
3 Change the following options:
Option
Function
Device name
View or edit your device name.
Access request
Set to receive authorisation requests
from other devices while using Kies air.
Enable
visibility
Set the device to be visible to other
devices.
Time-out
Select the length of time the device
waits before ending the connection.
Lock contents
Select the types of data that should
not display on other devices.
Reset settings
Reset your settings to the factory
default values.
››Connect your device to another device via a
WLAN
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Kies air
→ Start.
2 Enter the web address displayed by Kies air in the browser
on the other device.
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3 Select Allow (if necessary).
4
When connected, you will see your device data on the
other device.
To end the connection, select Stop.
Mini diary
Learn to keep a photo diary.
››Create a Mini diary
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Mini
2
3
4
5
6
7
diary.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
select Yes.
If there is a diary saved, select Create diary to create a
new entry.
Change the today’s date and set the weather (if
necessary).
Select Tap to add photo and add an image or capture a
photo.
Select Tap to add text, and enter text and select Done.
Select Save.
››View a Mini diary
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Mini
2
diary.
Select a diary.
To upload a mini diary to your community website,
press [ ] → Publish.
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My files
Learn to quickly and easily access all of your images, videos,
music, sound clips, and other types of files stored in your
device and memory card.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select My files.
2 Select a folder → a file.
In a folder, press [ ] to use the following options:
●● To send a file to others, select Share.
●● To create a new folder, select Create folder.
●● To delete files or folders, select Delete.
●● To change the view mode, select View by.
●● To sort files or folders, select List by.
●● To move a file to another folder, select Move.
●● To copy a file to another folder, select Copy.
●● To change the name of a file, select Rename.
●● To change the file manager settings, select Settings.
Polaris Office
Learn to create and view Polaris Office documents on your
device and memory card.
››Create a document
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Polaris
2
3
Office.
If you are launching this application for the first time,
register as an online user or skip the registration.
Select → a document type.
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4 Enter contents in the document.
5 When you are finished, press [ ] → Save.
6 Enter a name for the document and select the saving
7
location.
Select Save.
››Open a document
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Polaris
2
Office.
Select My files → a document file.
Task Manager
With the task manager, you can view currently running
applications and memory information.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Task
2
Manager.
Use the following options:
●● Active applications: View the list of all the applications
currently running on your device.
●● Downloaded: View the total amount of memory used
for applications installed on your device.
●● RAM: Check and manage the RAM for your device.
●● Storage: View the used and available memory on your
device and memory card.
●● Help: View help information about extending battery
life and RAM manager.
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Voice command
Your device provides the intelligent voice command feature
which turns your voice commands into action. You can dial a
number, send a message, search for locations or information,
or complete other tasks simply by speaking to your device.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Voice
2
3
4
command.
If you are launching this application for the first time, read
the disclaimer and help information by following the
screens.
Select Tap & Speak.
Say a command into the microphone.
Voice talk
Learn to use the voice command feature provided by Voice
talk. You can dial a number, send a message, write a memo, or
complete other tasks simply by speaking to your device while
on the go.
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Voice
2
3
4
talk.
If you are launching this application for the first time, read
the disclaimer and help information by following the
screens.
Select Tap & Speak.
Say a command into the microphone.
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Settings
Access the Settings menu
1 In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings.
2 Select a setting category and select an option.
Wi-Fi
Turn the WLAN feature on or off. ► p. 101
Bluetooth
Turn the Bluetooth wireless feature on or off. ► p. 98
Data usage
Keep track of your data usage and customise settings for your
data limit.
●● Mobile data: Set to use data connections on any mobile
network.
●● Set mobile data limit: Set a limit for the mobile data usage.
●● Data usage cycle: Customise the settings for the limit cycle.
More...
Change the settings to control connections with other
devices or networks.
››Flight mode
Disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only
non-network services.
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››Kies via Wi-Fi
Connect your device to Samsung Kies via a WLAN.
››USB utilities
Connect your device to a PC as a mass storage. ► p. 110
››VPN
Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs).
► p. 111
››Tethering and portable hotspot
USB tethering: Activate the USB tethering feature to share
your device’s mobile network connection with PCs via USB.
When connected to a PC, your device is used as a wireless
modem for a PC. ► p. 107
●● Portable Wi-Fi hotspot: Activate the Portable WLAN
hotspot feature to share your device’s mobile network
connection with PCs or other devices through the WLAN
feature. ► p. 106
●● Configure portable Wi-Fi hotspot: Configure network
settings for your WLAN hotspot.
●● Bluetooth tethering: Activate the Bluetooth tethering
feature to share your device’s mobile network connection
with PCs via the Bluetooth wireless feature. ► p. 107
●● Help: View information about using the tethering features.
●●
››Wi-Fi Direct
Activate the Wi-Fi Direct feature to connect two devices via a
WLAN without requiring an access point. ► p. 103
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››Mobile networks
Use packet data: Set to allow packet switched data
networks for network services.
●● Data roaming: Set the device to connect another network
when you are roaming or your home network is not
available.
●● Access Point Names: Set up access point names (APNs).
●● Network mode: Select a network type.
●● Network operators: Search for available networks and
select a network for roaming.
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Call
Customise the settings for calling features.
●● Call rejection: Set to reject calls from specified phone
numbers automatically. You can add phone numbers to the
reject list. ► p. 45
●● Set reject messages: Add or edit the message that will be
sent when you reject a call.
●● Call alert:
-- Answer vibration: Set the device to vibrate when the
other party answers a call.
-- Call status tones: Activate or deactivate call connection
tone, minute minder tone, or call disconnect tone.
-- Alerts on call: Select how the device will alert you to
events during a call.
●● Call answering/ending:
-- Answering key: Set the device to answer calls by pressing
the Home key.
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-- Automatic answering: Set to answer automatically
after a specified period (available only when a headset is
connected).
-- The power key ends calls: Set the device to end a call
when you press the Power/Lock key.
●● Turn on proximity sensor: Set to turn on the proximity
sensor during a call.
●● Call forwarding: Divert incoming calls to another number.
●● Additional settings:
-- Caller ID: Display your caller ID to other parties for
outgoing calls.
-- Call barring: Block incoming or outgoing calls.
-- Call waiting: Activate call waiting to receive an incoming
call when you are already on a call.
-- Auto redial: Activate auto redial for automatically
redialling a call that was not connected or cut off during a
call.
-- Fixed Dialling Numbers: Activate or deactivate FDN
mode to restrict calls to numbers in the FDN list. You must
enter the PIN2 supplied with your SIM or USIM card and
reboot the device.
●● Video call image: Select an image to be shown to the other
party.
●● Own video in received call: Set whether to show your live
image or preset image to the other party.
●● Use call fail options: Select whether or not to retry a voice
call when a video call fails to connect.
●● Voicemail service: Select your service provider or set
another provider to receive voice mails.
●● Voicemail: Enter the number to access the voice mail
service. You can obtain this number from your service
provider.
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Sound
Change the settings for various sounds on your device.
●● Volumes: Adjust the volume level for call ringtones, media
sound, device system sound, and notification ringtones.
●● Vibration intensity: Adjust the vibration intensity.
●● Silent mode: Activate Silent mode to make your device
vibrate or mute all sounds, except for media sounds and
alarm ringtones.
●● Phone ringtone: Select a ringtone to alert you to incoming
calls.
●● Default notification: Select a ringtone to alert you to
events, such as incoming messages, and missed calls.
●● Vibrate and ring: Set the device to vibrate and play a
ringtone to alert you to incoming calls.
●● Dial pad touch tones: Set the device to sound when you
touch the keys on the dialling screen.
●● Touch sounds: Set the device to sound when you select an
application or option on the touch screen.
●● Screen lock sound: Set the device to sound when you lock
or unlock the touch screen.
●● Vibrate on touch: Set the device to vibrate when you press
the Menu key or the Back key, or press and hold the Home
key or the Power/Lock key.
Display
Change the settings for the display.
●● Home screen wallpaper: Select a background image for
the idle screen.
●● Lock screen wallpaper: Select an image to display when
the screen is locked.
●● Clock: Set to show the clock on the locked screen.
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Weather: Set to show the weather information on the
locked screen.
●● Weather settings: Customise the settings for the weather
information.
●● Clock and weather position: Select the location of the
clock and the weather information on the locked screen.
●● Help text: Set to show the help text on the locked screen.
●● Brightness: Set the brightness of the display.
●● Auto-rotate screen: Set whether or not to rotate the
content automatically when the device is rotated.
●● Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits
before turning off the display’s backlight.
●● Font style: Change the font type for the display text. You
can download fonts from Play Shop by selecting Get fonts
online.
●● Display battery percentage: Set to view the remaining
battery life.
●● Touch key light duration: Set the duration for the touch
key backlight.
●● Auto adjust screen power: Set to save power by adjusting
the brightness of the display.
●● Horizontal calibration: Calibrate the accelerometer to
adjust the horizontal axis of the device for better motion
recognition.
●● Gyroscope calibration: Calibrate the gyroscope so your
device can correctly recognise rotation.
●● Place the device on a stable surface during calibration.
The calibration process may fail if the device vibrates
or moves during calibration.
●● Calibrate the gyroscope when tilting or panning
motions, or motion-enabled games, show drifting or
unintended movements.
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Power saving
System power saving mode: Activate Power saving mode
to limit some system resource usage.
●● Custom power saving mode: Set to activate Power saving
mode according to your custom settings.
●● Custom power saving mode settings:
-- Power saving starts at: Select a power level for Power
saving mode.
-- Turn off Wi-Fi: Deactivate the WLAN feature when the
device is not connected with a WLAN AP.
-- Turn off Bluetooth: Deactivate the Bluetooth feature
when not in use.
-- Turn off GPS: Deactivate the GPS feature when not in use.
-- Turn off Sync: Turn off sync when the device is not
synchronising with a web server.
-- Brightness: Activate the brightness setting for Power
saving mode.
-- Brightness: Set the brightness level for Power saving
mode.
-- Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits
before turning off the display’s backlight.
●● Learn about power saving: Learn how to reduce battery
consumption.
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Storage
View memory information for your device and memory card.
You can also format the USB storage and the memory card.
Formatting a memory card will permanently delete all
data from the memory card.
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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Battery
View the amount of power consumed by your device.
Applications
View and manage the applications on your device.
Accounts and sync
Change the settings for the auto sync feature or manage
accounts for synchronisation.
Location services
Change the settings for GPS functionality.
●● Google’s location service: Set to use WLAN and/or mobile
networks for finding your location.
●● GPS satellites: Set to use the GPS satellite for finding your
location.
●● Use sensor aiding: Set to use sensors to enhance
pedestrian positioning when the GPS signal is obstructed.
There may be variations between the sensor estimates and
your actual location.
●● Location and Google search: Set the device to use your
current location for Google search and other Google
services.
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Security
Change the settings for securing your device and the SIM or
USIM card.
●● Screen lock: Set how to unlock the screen.
-- None: Disable the screen lock.
-- Swipe: Set to use the screen lock without a PIN, password,
pattern, or face detection.
-- Face unlock: Set a face detection lock.
-- Pattern: Set an unlock pattern to unlock the screen.
-- PIN: Set a PIN (numeric) to unlock the screen.
-- Password: Set to display your own message for the
locked screen.
●● Owner info: Enter your information that is shown on the
locked screen.
●● Encrypt device: Set a PIN or a password to encrypt the
device to protect data and information saved on the device.
Once the device is encrypted, you must enter the password
each time you turn on the device. You must first charge the
battery because it may take more than an hour to encrypt
your device.
●● Encrypt SD card:
-- Encrypt SD card: Protect your personal information by
encrypting the data on your memory card.
-- Full encryption: Set to encrypt all files on your memory
card.
-- Exclude multimedia files: Set to encrypt all files except
multimedia files on your memory card.
You may not access the encrypted memory card after
he factory data reset. First, decode the memory card
before the factory data reset.
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SIM Change Alert: Activate or deactivate the Find my
mobile feature which helps you locate your device when it
is lost or stolen. ► p. 34
●● Alert message recipients: Add or edit recipients for the
alert message.
●● Remote controls: Set to control a lost device remotely via
the web.
●● SamsungDive web page: Access the SamsungDive
website to register your Samsung account.
●● Set up SIM card lock:
-- Lock SIM card: Activate or deactivate the PIN lock feature
to require the PIN before using the device.
-- Change SIM PIN: Change the PIN used to access SIM or
USIM data.
●● Make passwords visible: Set the device to display your
password as you enter.
●● Device administrators: View device administrators
installed on your device. You can activate device
administrators to apply new policies to your device.
●● Unknown sources: Select to download applications
from any source. If you do not select this option, you can
download applications only from Play Shop.
●● Trusted credentials: Select certificates and credentials to
ensure secure use of various applications.
●● Install from storage: Install encrypted certificates that are
stored in the USB storage.
●● Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents from the
device and reset the password.
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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.
››Google voice typing
Activate the Google voice input feature to enter text by voice.
To change the voice input settings, select .
●● Select input languages: Select input languages for Google
voice recognition.
●● Block offensive words: Set to prevent the device from
recognising offensive words in voice inputs.
››Samsung IME
To change the Samsung keypad settings, select .
●● Portrait keypad types: Select the default input method,
such as the QWERTY keyboard, 3*4 keypad, or handwriting
screen.
●● Input language: Select languages for text input.
●● XT9: Activate XT9 mode to predict words based on your
input and show word suggestions.
●● XT9 advanced settings: Activate the advanced features
of XT9 mode, such as auto completion, auto correction, or
auto substitution, and set up your own word list.
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Keypad sweeping: Enable or disable the keypad sweeping
feature for the text input mode. You can switch between
input modes by scrolling left or right on the keypad.
●● Character preview: Set the device to show a preview
image of each letter you tap.
●● Auto-capitalization: Set the device to automatically
capitalise the first letter after a final punctuation mark, such
as a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark.
●● Handwriting settings:Customise the recognition time in
Handwriting mode.
●● Voice input: Activate the voice input feature to enter text
by voice on the Samsung keypad.
●● Auto-full stop: Set the device to insert a full stop when you
double-tap the space bar.
●● Tutorial: Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keypad.
●●
››Swype
To change the Swype keypad settings, select .
●● Select Input Method: Change the keypad type.
●● How to Swype: Learn how to enter text with the Swype
keyboard.
●● Personal dictionary: Set up your own dictionary. The
words in your dictionary will appear as suggestions for your
text inputs.
●● Preferences:
-- Audio feedback: Set to alert you when there are no
alternative words for your input if you double-tap a word.
-- Vibrate on keypress: Set the device to vibrate when you
touch a key.
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-- Show tips: Set the device to automatically display tips for
your actions when available.
-- Auto-spacing: Set the device to automatically insert a
space between words.
-- Auto-capitalization: Set the device to automatically
capitalise the first letter after a final punctuation mark,
such as a period, question mark, or exclamation mark.
-- Show complete trace: Set to display the trace of your
dragging on the keyboard.
-- Word suggestion: Set the device to predict words
according to your input and display word suggestions.
-- Speed vs. accuracy: Set the ratio between the speed and
accuracy of Swype suggestions.
-- Reset Swype’s dictionary: Delete the words you have
added to the dictionary.
-- Version: View version information.
●● Language Options: Select languages for text input.
››Voice recognizer
Select a voice recognition engine.
››Voice Search
For the Google voice recognition, use the following options:
●● Language: Select a language for the voice recognition.
●● SafeSearch: Set the device to filter explicit text and/or
images from voice search results.
●● Block offensive words: Hide offensive words your device
recognised from voice search results.
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For the Samsung voice recognition, use the following options:
●● Language: Select a language for the voice recognition.
●● Web search engine: Select a web search engine.
●● Auto-dial: Set to automatically dial a number when the
voice recognition result is confident.
●● Use location: Set to use your location information for voice
search results.
●● Hide offensive words: Hide offensive words your device
recognised from voice search results.
●● Auto-punctuation: Set to automatically insert punctuation
marks when needed.
●● Listen over Bluetooth: Set to recognise your voice
commands when using a connected Bluetooth headset.
●● Voice talk unique ID: View your device’s unique ID for
services when you have problems with Voice talk.
●● About: View version information.
●● Auto-start listening: Set to automatically begin voice
recognition when you launch the voice command feature.
●● Voice command help: Access help information for using
the voice command feature.
●● Social settings: Change the settings for accessing
community websites.
●● Voice talk settings: Change the settings for using Voice
talk.
●● Voice talk help: Access help information for using Voice
talk.
››Text-to-speech output
Preferred engine: View and select the text-to-speech
engines in your device.
●● Speech rate: Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature.
●●
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Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an
example. Install voice data for using the text-to-speech
feature.
●● Driving mode: Activate Driving mode to set the device to
read contents aloud.
●● Driving mode settings: Specify applications to use in
Driving mode.
●●
››Pointer speed
Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad
connected to your device.
Back up and reset
Change the settings for managing your settings and data.
●● Back up my data: Set to back up your settings and
application data to the Google server.
●● Backup account: Add and view your Google account to
back up your data.
●● Automatic restore: Set to restore your settings and
application data when the applications are reinstalled on
your device.
●● Factory data reset: Reset your settings to the factory
default values and delete all your data.
Dock
Audio output mode: Set to use the connected dock’s
speaker when your device is connected to a car or desktop
dock.
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Date and time
Access and alter the following settings to control how time
and date are displayed on your device:
●● Automatic date and time: Automatically update the time
when you set a time zone.
●● Automatic time zone: Automatically update the time
when you move across time zones.
●● Set date: Set the current date manually.
●● Set time: Set the current time manually.
●● Select time zone: Set your home time zone.
●● Use 24-hour format: Set to the time to be displayed in
24-hour format.
●● Select date format: Select a date format.
Accessibility
Services: Activate an accessibility application you have
downloaded, such as Talkback or Kickback, which provide
voice, melody, or vibration feedback.
●● Power button ends call: Set the device to end a call when
you press the Power/Lock key.
●● Auto-rotate screen: Set whether or not to rotate the
content automatically when the device is rotated.
●● Speak passwords: Set the device to read aloud passwords
you enter on websites with TalkBack.
●● Tap and hold delay: Set the recognition time for tapping
and holding the screen.
●● Install web scripts: Set applications to install web scripts to
make their web content more accessible.
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Motion
Change the settings that control motion recognition on your
device.
●● Motion activation: Set to use motion recognition.
●● Tilt to zoom: Set to zoom in or out while viewing images in
Gallery or browsing web pages when you tap and hold two
points with your fingers and then tilt the device back and
forth.
●● Pan to edit: Set to move an item to another page when you
tap and hold the item and then tilt the device to the left or
right.
●● Double tap: Set to activate Voice talk by double-tapping
the device.
●● Turn over to mute: Set to mute incoming calls, alarms, and
music by placing the device face down.
Developer options
Change the settings for application development.
●● USB debugging: Select to connect your device to a PC by
using a USB cable. This is for application development.
●● Development device ID: View your device’s development
ID.
●● Allow mock locations: Allow mock locations and service
information to be sent to a Location Manager service for
testing. This is for application development.
●● Desktop backup password: Set a password to secure your
backup data.
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Strict mode: Set the device to flash the screen when
applications perform long operations.
●● Pointer location: Set to show the coordinates and traces of
the pointer when you touch the screen.
●● Show touches: Set to show the pointer when you touch
the screen.
●● Show screen updates: Set to flash areas of the screen
when they are updated.
●● Show CPU usage: Set to list all active processes.
●● Force GPU rendering: Set to use 2D hardware acceleration
to improve graphic performance.
●● Window animation scale: Select a speed for opening and
closing pop-up windows.
●● Transition animation scale: Select a speed for switching
between screens.
●● Don’t keep activities: Set to end a running application
when you launch a new application.
●● Background process limit: 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 phone
Access information about your device, check the device’s
status, and update the device system.
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Troubleshooting
When you turn on your device or while you are
using the device, it prompts you to enter one of the
following codes:
Code
Try this to solve the problem:
Password
When the device lock feature is enabled, you
must enter the password you set for the device.
PIN
When using the device for the first time or
when the PIN requirement is enabled, you
must enter the PIN supplied with the SIM or
USIM card. You can disable this feature by
using the Lock SIM card menu.
PUK
Your SIM or USIM card is blocked, usually as a
result of entering your PIN incorrectly several
times. You must enter the PUK supplied by
your service provider.
PIN2
When you access a menu requiring the PIN2,
you must enter the PIN2 supplied with the SIM
or USIM card. For details, contact your service
provider.
Your device displays network or service error
messages
When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception,
you may lose reception. Move to another area and try
again.
●● You cannot access some options without a subscription.
Contact your service provider for more details.
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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/Lock key for 8-10 seconds. The device will reboot
automatically.
If this does not solve the problem, perform a factory data
reset. In Idle mode, open the application list and select
Settings → Back up and reset → Factory data reset →
Reset device → Erase everything.
Calls are being dropped
When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception,
you may lose your connection to the network. Move to
another area and try again.
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Outgoing calls are not connected
Ensure that you have pressed the Dial key.
Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network.
●● Ensure that you have not set call barring for the phone
number you are dialling.
●●
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Incoming calls are not connected
Ensure that your device is turned on.
Ensure that you have accessed the right cellular network.
●● Ensure that you have not set call barring for the incoming
phone number.
●●
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Others cannot hear you speaking on a call
Ensure that you are not covering the built-in microphone.
Ensure that the microphone is close to your mouth.
●● If using a headset, ensure that it is properly connected.
●●
●●
Audio quality is poor
Ensure that you are not blocking the device’s internal
antenna.
●● When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception,
you may lose reception. Move to another area and try
again.
●●
When dialling from contacts, the call is not connected
Ensure that the correct number is stored in the contact list.
●● Re-enter and save the number, if necessary.
●● Ensure that you have not set call barring for the contact’s
phone number.
●●
The device beeps and the battery icon is empty
Your battery is low. Recharge or replace the battery to
continue using the device.
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The battery does not charge properly or the device
turns off
The battery terminals may be dirty. Wipe both goldcoloured contacts with a clean, soft cloth and try charging
the battery again.
●● If the battery will no longer charge completely, dispose
of the old battery properly and replace it with a new
battery (refer to your local ordinances for proper disposal
instructions).
●●
Your device is hot to the touch
When you use applications that require more power or use
applications on your device for an extended period of time,
your device may feel hot to the touch. This is normal and
should not affect your device’s lifespan or performance.
Error messages appear when launching the camera
Your Samsung mobile 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 PC 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.
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Error messages appear when launching the FM radio
The FM radio application on your Samsung mobile device
uses the headset cable as an antenna. Without a headset
connected, the FM radio will be unable to receive radio
stations. To use the FM radio, first ensure that the headset
is properly connected. Next, scan for and save the available
radio stations.
If you still cannot use the FM radio after performing these
steps, try accessing your desired station with another radio
receiver. If you can hear the station with another receiver,
your device may require service. Contact a Samsung Service
Centre.
Error messages appear when opening music files
Some music files may not play on your Samsung mobile
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 PC or deleting
files from your device.
●● Ensure that the music file is not Digital Rights Management
(DRM)-protected. If the file is DRM-protected, ensure that
you have the appropriate licence or key to play the file.
●● Ensure that your device supports the file type.
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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.
A connection is not established when you connect
the device to a PC
Ensure that the PC data cable you are using is compatible
with your device.
●● Ensure that you have the proper drivers installed and
updated on your PC.
●●
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Safety precautions
To prevent injury to yourself and others or damage to your device, read all of
the following information before using your device.
Warning: Prevent electric shock, fire, and
explosion
Do not use damaged power cords or plugs, or loose electrical
sockets
Do not touch the power cord with wet hands, or disconnect the
charger by pulling on the cord
Do not bend or damage the power cord
Do not use your device while charging or touch your device with
wet hands
Do not short-circuit the charger or the battery
Do not drop or cause an impact to the charger or the battery
Do not charge the battery with chargers that are not approved by
the manufacturer
Do not use your device during a thunderstorm
Your device may malfunction and your risk of electric shock is increased.
Do not handle a damaged or leaking Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest authorised
service centre.
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care
• Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically designed for
your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries
or damage to your device.
• Never dispose of batteries or devices in a fire. Follow all local regulations
when disposing of used batteries or devices.
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• Never place batteries or devices on or in heating devices, such as microwave
ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may explode when overheated.
• Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing the battery to high
external pressure, which can lead to an internal short circuit and overheating.
Protect the device, batteries, and chargers from damage
• Avoid exposing your device and batteries to very cold or very hot
temperatures.
• Extreme temperatures can cause the deformation of the device and reduce
the charging capacity and life of your device and batteries.
• Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this can create a
connection between the + and – terminals of your batteries and lead to
temporary or permanent battery damage.
• Never use a damaged charger or battery.
Caution: Follow all safety warnings and
regulations when using your device in restricted
areas
Turn off your device where prohibited
Comply with all regulations that restrict the use of a mobile device in a
particular area.
Do not use your device near other electronic devices
Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals. Your device may interfere
with other electronic devices.
Do not use your device near a pacemaker
• Avoid using your device within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker if possible, as
your device can interfere with the pacemaker.
• If you must use your device, keep at least 15 cm away from the pacemaker.
• To minimise the possible interference with a pacemaker, use your device on
the opposite side of your body from the pacemaker.
Do not use your device in a hospital or near medical equipment
that can be interfered with by radio frequency
If you personally use any medical equipment, contact the manufacturer of the
equipment to ensure the safety of your equipment from radio frequency.
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If you are using a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for
information about radio interference
Some hearing aids may be interfered with by the radio frequency of your
device. Contact the manufacturer to ensure the safety of your hearing aid.
Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments
• Turn off your device in potentially explosive environments instead of
removing the battery.
• Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in potentially
explosive environments.
• Do not use your device at refuelling points (service stations), near fuels or
chemicals, and at blasting areas.
• Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the
same compartment as the device, its parts, or accessories.
Turn off your device when in an aircraft
Using your device in an aircraft is illegal. Your device may interfere with the
electronic navigation instruments of the aircraft.
Electronic devices in a motor vehicle may malfunction due to the
radio frequency of your device
Electronic devices in your car may malfunction due to radio frequency of your
device. Contact the manufacturer for more information.
Comply with all safety warnings and regulations
regarding mobile device usage while operating a
vehicle
While driving, safely operating the vehicle is your first responsibility. Never use
your mobile device while driving, if it is prohibited by law. For your safety and
the safety of others, practice good common sense and remember the following
tips:
• Use a hands-free device.
• Get to know your device and its convenience features, such as speed dial and
redial. These features help you reduce the time needed to place or receive
calls on your mobile device.
• Position your device within easy reach. Be able to access your wireless device
without removing your eyes from the road. If you receive an incoming call at
an inconvenient time, let your voice mail answer it for you.
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• Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving. Suspend calls
in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions. Rain, sleet, snow, ice, and
heavy traffic can be hazardous.
• Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a “to do” list or
flipping through your address book takes attention away from your primary
responsibility of driving safely.
• Dial sensibly and assess the traffic. Place calls when you are not moving or
before pulling into traffic. Try to plan calls when your car will be stationary.
If you need to make a call, dial only a few numbers, check the road and your
mirrors, then continue.
• Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may be
distracting. Make people you are talking with aware you are driving and
suspend conversations that have the potential to divert your attention from
the road.
• Use your device to call for help. Dial a local emergency number in the case of
fire, traffic accident, or medical emergencies.
• Use your device to help others in emergencies. If you see an auto accident,
a crime in progress, or a serious emergency where lives are in danger, call a
local emergency number.
• Call roadside assistance or a special, non-emergency assistance number
when necessary. If you see a broken-down vehicle posing no serious hazard,
a broken traffic signal, a minor traffic accident where no one appears injured,
or a vehicle you know to be stolen, call roadside assistance or another
special, non-emergency number.
Proper care and use of your mobile device
Keep your device dry
• Humidity and all types of liquids may damage device parts or electronic
circuits.
• When wet, remove the battery without turning on your device. Dry your
device with a towel and take it to a service centre.
• Liquids will change the colour of the label that indicates water damage
inside the device. Water damage to your device can void your manufacturer’s
warranty.
Do not use or store your device in dusty, dirty areas
Dust can cause your device to malfunction.
Do not store your device on slopes
If your device falls, it can be damaged.
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Do not store your device in hot or cold areas. Use your device at
-20 °C to 50 °C
• Your device can explode if left inside a closed vehicle, as the inside
temperature can reach up to 80 °C.
• Do not expose your device to direct sunlight for extended periods of time
(such as on the dashboard of a car).
• Store the battery at 0 °C to 40 °C.
Do not store your device with such metal objects as coins, keys and
necklaces
• Your device may become deformed or malfunction.
• If the battery terminals are in contact with metal objects, it may cause a fire.
Do not store your device near magnetic fields
• Your device may malfunction or the battery may discharge from exposure to
magnetic fields.
• Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards, passbooks, and
boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic fields.
• Do not use carrying cases or accessories with magnetic closures or allow
your device to come in contact with magnetic fields for extended periods of
time.
Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot
cooking equipment, or high pressure containers
• The battery may leak.
• Your device may overheat and cause a fire.
Do not drop your device or cause impacts to your device
• The screen of your device may be damaged.
• If bent or deformed, your device may be damaged or parts may malfunction.
Do not use a flash close to the eyes of people or animals
Using a flash close to the eyes may cause temporary loss of vision or damage to
the eyes.
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
• Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as overcharging may shorten
battery life.
• Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be recharged before
use.
• Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use.
• Use batteries only for their intended purposes.
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Use manufacturer-approved batteries, chargers, accessories and
supplies
• Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your device or
cause the device to malfunction.
• Samsung cannot be responsible for the user’s safety when using accessories
or supplies that are not approved by Samsung.
Do not bite or suck on the device or the battery
• Doing so may damage the device or cause explosion.
• If children use the device, make sure that they use the device properly.
When speaking on the device:
• Hold the device upright, as you would with a traditional phone.
• Speak directly into the mouthpiece.
• Avoid contact with your device’s internal antenna. Touching the antenna
may reduce the call quality or cause the device to transmit more radio
frequency than necessary.
• Hold the device with a relaxed grip, press the keys lightly, use special features
that reduce the number of keys you have to press (such as templates and
predictive text), and take frequent breaks.
Protect your hearing
• Excessive exposure to loud sounds can cause hearing
damage.
• Exposure to loud sounds while driving may distract your
attention and cause an accident.
• Always turn the volume down before plugging the
earphones into an audio source and use only the minimum
volume setting necessary to hear your conversation or
music.
Use caution when using the device while walking or moving
• Always be aware of your surroundings to avoid injury to yourself or others.
• Make sure the headset cable does not become entangled in your arms or on
nearby objects.
Do not carry your device in your back pockets or around your waist
You can be injured or damage the device if you fall.
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Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device
• Any changes or modifications to your device can void your manufacturer’s
warranty. For service, take your device to a Samsung Service Centre.
• Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause explosion or
fire.
Do not paint or put stickers on your device
Paint and stickers can clog moving parts and prevent proper operation. If you
are allergic to paint or metal parts of the product, you may experience itching,
eczema, or swelling of the skin. When this happens, stop using the product and
consult your physician.
When cleaning your device:
• Wipe your device or charger with a towel or a rubber.
• Clean the terminals of the battery with a cotton ball or a towel.
• Do not use chemicals or detergents.
Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face. Take the
device to a Samsung Service Centre to have it repaired.
Do not use the device for anything other than its intended use
Avoid disturbing others when using the device in public
Do not allow children to use your device
Your device is not a toy. Do not allow children to play with it as they could hurt
themselves and others, damage the device, or make calls that increase your
charges.
Install mobile devices and equipment with caution
• Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in your vehicle
are securely mounted.
• Avoid placing your device and accessories near or in an air bag deployment
area. Improperly installed wireless equipment can cause serious injury when
air bags inflate rapidly.
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Allow only qualified personnel to service your device
Allowing unqualified personnel to service your device may result in damage to
your device and will void your manufacturer’s warranty.
Handle SIM cards or memory cards with care
• Do not remove a card while the device is transferring or accessing
information, as this could result in loss of data and/or damage to the card or
device.
• Protect cards from strong shocks, static electricity, and electrical noise from
other devices.
• Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with your fingers or metal
objects. If dirty, wipe the card with a soft cloth.
Ensure access to emergency services
Emergency calls from your device may not be possible in some areas or
circumstances. Before travelling in remote or undeveloped areas, plan an
alternate method of contacting emergency services personnel.
Be sure to back up important data
Samsung is not responsible for data loss.
Do not distribute copyright-protected material
Do not distribute copyright-protected material that you have recorded to
others without the permission of the content owners. Doing this may violate
copyright laws. The manufacturer is not liable for any legal issues caused by the
user’s illegal use of copyrighted material.
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Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) certification
information
THIS DEVICE MEETS INTERNATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR EXPOSURE
TO RADIO WAVES
Your mobile device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed not to
exceed the limits for exposure to radio waves (radio frequency electromagnetic
fields) recommended by international guidelines. The guidelines were
developed by an independent scientific organisation (ICNIRP) and include
a substantial safety margin designed to assure the safety of all persons,
regardless of age and health.
The radio wave exposure guidelines use a unit of measurement known as the
Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit for mobile devices is 2.0 W/kg.
Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device
transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands.
The highest SAR value under the ICNIRP guidelines for this device model is:
Maximum SAR for this model and conditions under which it was
recorded
Head SAR
0.313 W/kg
During use, the actual SAR value for this device is usually well below the value
stated above. This is because, for purposes of system efficiency and to minimise
interference on the network, the operating power of your mobile device is
automatically decreased when full power is not needed for the call. The lower
the power output of the device, the lower its SAR value.
Organisations such as the World Health Organisation and the US Food and
Drug Administration have suggested that if people are concerned and want
to reduce their exposure, they could use a hands-free accessory to keep
the wireless device away from the head and body during use, or reduce the
amount of time spent using the device.
For more information, visit www.samsung.com/sar and search for your device
with the model number.
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Correct disposal of this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries
with separate collection systems)
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates
that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger,
headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other
household waste at the end of their working life.
To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health
from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from other types
of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of
material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this
product, or their local government office, for details of where and how they can
take these items for environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and
conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories
should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal.
This EEE is compliant with RoHS.
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries
with separate battery return systems)
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates
that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with
other household waste at the end of their working life. Where
marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the
battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC
Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed of, these substances
can cause harm to human health or the environment.
To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please separate
batteries from other types of waste and recycle them through your local, free
battery return system.
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Disclaimer
Some content and services accessible through this device belong to third
parties and are protected by copyright, patent, trademark and/or other
intellectual property laws. Such content and services are provided solely for
your personal noncommercial use. You may not use any content or services in a
manner that has not been authorised by the content owner or service provider.
Without limiting the foregoing, unless expressly authorised by the applicable
content owner or service provider, you may not modify, copy, republish,
upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or
distribute in any manner or medium any content or services displayed through
this device.
“THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” SAMSUNG
DOES NOT WARRANT CONTENT OR SERVICES SO PROVIDED, EITHER EXPRESSLY
OR IMPLIEDLY, FOR ANY PURPOSE. SAMSUNG EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SAMSUNG
DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, TIMELINESS, LEGALITY, OR
COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT OR SERVICE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH
THIS DEVICE AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE,
SHALL SAMSUNG BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, FOR ANY
DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES,
ATTORNEY FEES, EXPENSES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, OR IN
CONNECTION WITH, ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN, OR AS A RESULT OF
THE USE OF ANY CONTENT OR SERVICE BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF
ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.”
Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time, and
Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any content or service will
remain available for any period of time. Content and services are transmitted
by third parties by means of networks and transmission facilities over which
Samsung has no control. Without limiting the generality of this disclaimer,
Samsung expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any interruption
or suspension of any content or service made available through this device.
Samsung is neither responsible nor liable for customer service related to the
content and services. Any question or request for service relating to the content
or services should be made directly to the respective content and service
providers.
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Index
access codes 141
alarms
using headset 42
using options during
voice 43
viewing missed 44
waiting 46
creating 114
deactivating 114
stopping 114
AllShare 104
auto rejection 45
battery
call waiting 46
camera
Bluetooth
connections
capturing photos 56
customising camcorder 66
customising camera 61
recording videos 63
charging 13
installing 12
activating 98
finding and pairing with
devices 99
receiving data 100
sending data 99
Bluetooth 98
DLNA 104
PC 109
VPN 111
WLAN 100
brightness, display 32
calculator 116
calendar
contacts
copying 81
creating 79
finding 80
importing or exporting 82
setting speed dial 80
creating events 83
viewing events 83
call barring 46
call forwarding 46
call log 47
calls
device
customising 30
indicator icons 22
keys 21
layout 20
settings 123
shortcuts panel 27
turning on or off 19
answering 42
barring 46
forwarding 46
international numbers 42
multiparty 43
rejecting 42
display language 133
Index
158
DLNA
Kies air 118
memory card
see AllShare
downloads
formatting 18
inserting 16
removing 17
applications 37
files 38
managing 117
memos
email
creating 85
viewing 85
sending 52
setting accounts 51
viewing 53
menu screen
accessing 28
adding folders or panels 29
organising applications 29
file manager 120
fixed dialling number
mode 45
flight mode 19
FM radio
messages
accessing voice mail 49
sending email 52
sending multimedia 48
sending text 47
setting email accounts 51
listening to 75
saving stations 76
gallery
mini diary 119
multimedia messages
file formats 67
playing videos 69
viewing photos 68
sending 48
viewing 49
game hub 78
Google Mail 49
Google Maps 90
Google Search 93
Google Talk 53
idle screen
music player
adding files 73
creating playlists 74
playing music 73
news & weather 97
PC connections
mass storage 110
Samsung Kies 109
Windows Media Player 110
adding items 26
adding panels 27
instant messenger 55
internet
phonebook
creating contacts 79
creating groups 81
see web browser
Index
159
motion 139
power saving 129
security 131
sound 127
storage 129
creating your namecard 80
finding contacts 80
photo editor 69
photos
capturing 56
capturing action 60
capturing by scene 58
capturing in beauty
mode 59
capturing in smile shot 59
capturing panoramic 60
capturing yourself 59
viewing 68
silent mode 31
SIM card
installing 12
locking 34
Social Hub 55
stopwatch 115
synchronisation
with web accounts 39
PIN lock 34
Polaris Office 120
readers hub 96
Samsung Apps 95
Samsung Kies 109
settings
task manager 121
tasks
creating 84
viewing 84
text input 35
text memos 85
text messages
about phone 140
accessibility 138
accounts and sync 130
applications 130
back up and reset 137
battery 130
Bluetooth 123
call 125
data usage 123
date and time 138
developer options 139
display 127
dock 137
language and input 133
location services 130
more 123
sending 47
viewing 49
time and date, set 30
touch screen
locking 25
using 24
unpack 11
USIM card
installing 12
locking 34
video calls
answering 42
making 41
Index
160
using options 44
video editor 70
video maker 70
video player 66, 69
videos
playing 66, 69
recording 63
voice calls
answering 42
making 41
using options 43
voice command 122
voice mail 49
voice memos
playing 86
recording 86
VPN connections
connecting to 113
creating 111
web browser
adding bookmarks 89
browsing web pages 87
WLAN
activating 101
finding and connecting to
networks 101
using WPS 102
world clock 115
YouTube
uploading videos 94
watching videos 94
Index
161
Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE)
We,
Samsung Electronics
declare under our sole responsibility that the product
GSM WCDMA BT/Wi-Fi Mobile Phone : GT-I9100G
to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the following standards and/or
other normative documents.
SAFETY
EN 60950-1 : 2006 + A1 : 2010
SAREN 50360 : 2001 / AC 2006
EN 62209-1 : 2006
EN 62479 : 2010
EMCEN 301 489-01 V1.8.1 (04-2008)
EN 301 489-07 V1.3.1 (11-2005)
EN 301 489-17 V2.1.1 (05-2009)
EN 301 489-24 V1.5.1 (10-2010)
RADIOEN 301 511 V9.0.2 (03-2003)
EN 301 908-1 V4.2.1 (03-2010)
EN 301 908-2 V4.2.1 (03-2010)
EN 300 328 V1.7.1 (10-2006)
EN 300 440-1 V1.5.1 (03-2009)
EN 300 440-2 V1.3.1 (03-2009)
EN 301 893 V1.5.1 (12-2008)
We hereby declare that [all essential radio test suites have been carried out and that]
the above named product is in conformity to all the essential requirements of Directive
1999/5/EC.
The conformity assessment procedure referred to in Article 10 and detailed in Annex[IV]
of Directive 1999/5/EC has been followed with the involvement of the following Notified
Body(ies):
BABT, Forsyth House,
Churchfield Road,
Walton-on-Thames,
Surrey, KT12 2TD, UK*
Identification mark: 0168
The technical documentation kept at :
Samsung Electronics QA Lab.
which will be made available upon request.
(Representative in the EU)
Samsung Electronics Euro QA Lab.
Blackbushe Business Park, Saxony Way,
Yateley, Hampshire, GU46 6GG, UK*
2012.01.02
Joong-Hoon Choi / Lab Manager
(place and date of issue)
(name and signature of authorised person)
* It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone number of Samsung
Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your product.
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your
device depending on the software of the device or your service
provider.
To install Kies (PC Sync)
1. Download the latest version of Kies from the
Samsung website (www.samsung.com/kies) and
install it on your PC.
2. Using a PC data cable, connect your device to your
PC.
3. Double-click the Samsung Kies icon on your PC to
launch Samsung Kies.
Refer to the Kies help for more information.
www.samsung.com
English (EU). 05/2012. Rev. 1.0
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