Samsung | GT-N8005 | Samsung Galaxy Note (10.1, 3G) Kullanıcı Klavuzu (KK)

GT-N8005
User Manual
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About this manual
This device provides high quality mobile communication and entertainment using Samsung’s
high standards and technological expertise. This user manual is specially designed to detail
the device’s functions and features.
• Please read this manual before using the device to ensure safe and proper use.
• Descriptions are based on the device’s default settings.
• Images and screenshots may differ in appearance from the actual product.
• Content may differ from the final product, or from software provided by service providers
or carriers, and is subject to change without prior notice. For the latest version of the
manual, refer to the Samsung website, www.samsung.com.
• Content (high quality content) that requires high CPU and RAM usage will affect the
overall performance of the device. Applications related to the content may not work
properly depending on the device’s specifications and the environment that it is used in.
• Available features and additional services may vary by device, software, or service
provider.
• Applications and their functions may vary by country, region, or hardware specifications.
Samsung is not liable for performance issues caused by applications from any provider
other than Samsung.
• Samsung is not liable for performance issues or incompatibilities caused by edited
registry settings or modified operating system software. Attempting to customise the
operating system may cause the device or applications to work improperly.
• Software, sound sources, wallpapers, images, and other media provided with this device
are licensed for limited use. Extracting and using these materials for commercial or other
purposes is an infringement of copyright laws. Users are entirely responsible for illegal
use of media.
• You may incur additional charges for data services, such as messaging, uploading and
downloading, auto-syncing, or using location services. To avoid additional charges, select
an appropriate data tariff plan. For details, contact your service provider.
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• Default applications that come with the device are subject to updates and may no longer
be supported without prior notice. If you have questions about an application provided
with the device, contact a Samsung Service Centre. For user-installed applications,
contact service providers.
• Modifying the device’s operating system or installing softwares from unofficial sources
may result in device malfunctions and data corruption or loss. These actions are violations
of your Samsung licence agreement and will void your warranty.
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Warning: situations that could cause injury to yourself or others
Caution: situations that could cause damage to your device or other equipment
Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 Samsung Electronics
This guide is protected under international copyright laws.
No part of this guide may be reproduced, distributed, translated, or transmitted in any form or
by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or storing in any
information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of Samsung
Electronics.
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Trademarks
• SAMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics.
• Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. worldwide.
• Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Protected Setup™, Wi-Fi Direct™, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™, and the Wi-Fi logo are
registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
• All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
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Table of Contents
Getting started
38 Applications screen
39 Using applications
40Help
40 Entering text
42 Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
43 Setting up accounts
43 Setting up user profiles
44 Transferring files
45 Securing the device
46 Upgrading the device
8 Device layout
9Buttons
9 S Pen
10 Package contents
11 Installing the SIM or USIM card
12 Charging the battery
15 Inserting a memory card
17 Replacing the S Pen nib
18 Turning the device on and off
18 Holding the device
19 Locking and unlocking the device
19 Adjusting the volume
19 Switching to silent mode
Communication
47Contacts
50Messages
51Email
54 Google Mail
55Hangouts
56Google+
56Photos
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20 Indicator icons
21 Using the touch screen
24 Control motions
26 Using Multi window
29 Using the S Pen
33 S Pen Air View
34 Quick Command
35Notifications
36 Home screen
38 Locked screen
Web & network
57Internet
58Chrome
59Bluetooth
60 Screen Mirroring
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Utilities
61 Samsung Link
62 Group Play
63 Smart Remote
84 S Note
88 S Planner
90 POLARIS Office 5
90Drive
90Dropbox
91Cloud
92Alarm
93 World Clock
93Calculator
93 S Voice
94Google
95 Voice Search
95 My Files
96Downloads
Media
64Music
66Camera
72Gallery
75 Paper Artist
76 PS Touch
76Video
77 Video Editor
78YouTube
Application & media stores
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Travel & local
Play Store
Samsung Apps
S Suggest
Game Hub
Music Hub
Play Books
Play Movies & TV
Play Music
Play Games
Play Newsstand
Video Hub
Learning Hub
97Maps
Settings
98 About Settings
98Wi-Fi
99Bluetooth
99 Data usage
100 More settings
101 Blocking mode
101 Hands-free mode
102Sound
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102Display
103Storage
104 Power saving mode
104Battery
104 Application manager
104 Default applications
104Users
105Location
105 Lock screen
106Security
108 Language and input
110Cloud
110 Backup and reset
110 Add account
111Motion
111 S Pen
112Accessories
112 Date and time
113Accessibility
114 About device
114 Google Settings
Troubleshooting
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Getting started
Device layout
Volume button
Headset jack
Power button
SIM card slot
Speaker
Light sensor
Speaker
Front camera
Touch screen
Multipurpose jack
Microphone
IrLED
Memory card slot
Internal antenna
Rear camera
Flash
S Pen
• Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause
connectivity problems or drain the battery.
• Do not use a screen protector. This causes sensor malfunctions.
• Do not allow water to contact the touch screen. The touch screen may malfunction
in humid conditions or when exposed to water.
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Buttons
Button
Function
• Press and hold to turn the device on or off.
• Press and hold for 8-10 seconds to reset the device if it has
fatal errors or hang-ups, or freezes.
Power
• Press to lock or unlock the device. The device goes into lock
mode when the touch screen turns off.
Recent apps
• Tap to open the list of recent applications.
• Tap to return to the Home screen.
Home
• Tap twice to launch S Voice.
Back
• Tap to return to the previous screen.
Volume
• Press to adjust the device volume.
S Pen
S Pen button
S Pen tip
Name
Function
S Pen tip
• Perform basic S Pen actions. (p. 21)
S Pen button
• Perform advanced S Pen actions. (p. 29)
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Package contents
Check the product box for the following items:
• Device
• Quick start guide
• The items supplied with the device and any available accessories may vary
depending on the region or service provider.
• The supplied items are designed only for this device and may not be compatible
with other devices.
• Appearances and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
• You can purchase additional accessories from your local Samsung retailer. Make
sure they are compatible with the device before purchase.
• Other accessories may not be compatible with your device.
• Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Malfunctions caused by using
unapproved accessories are not covered by the warranty service.
• Availability of all accessories is subject to change depending entirely on
manufacturing companies. For more information about available accessories, refer
to the Samsung website.
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Installing the SIM or USIM card
Insert the SIM or USIM card provided by the mobile telephone service provider.
1 Open the cover of the SIM card slot.
2 Insert the SIM or USIM card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
3 Push the SIM or USIM card into the slot until it locks in place.
• Do not insert a memory card into the SIM card slot. If a memory card happens to
be lodged in the SIM card slot, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to
remove the memory card.
• Use caution not to lose or let others use the SIM or USIM card. Samsung is not
responsible for any damages or inconveniences caused by lost or stolen cards.
4 Close the cover of the SIM card slot.
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Removing the SIM or USIM card
1 Open the cover of the SIM card slot.
2 Push the SIM or USIM card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.
3 Close the cover of the SIM card slot.
Charging the battery
Use the charger to charge the battery before using it for the first time.
Use only Samsung-approved chargers, batteries, and cables. Unapproved chargers or
cables can cause the battery to explode or damage the device.
• When the battery power is low, the battery icon appears empty.
• If the battery is completely discharged, the device cannot be turned on
immediately when the charger is connected. Allow a depleted battery to charge for
a few minutes before turning on the device.
• If you use multiple applications at once, network applications, or applications
that need a connection to another device, the battery will drain quickly. To avoid
disconnecting from the network or losing power during a data transfer, always use
these applications after fully charging the battery.
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Charging with the charger
Connect the USB cable to the USB power adaptor and then plug the end of the USB cable into
the multipurpose jack.
Connecting the charger improperly may cause serious damage to the device. Any
damage caused by misuse is not covered by the warranty.
• The device can be used while it is charging, but it may take longer to fully charge
the battery.
• If the device receives an unstable power supply while charging, the touch screen
may not function. If this happens, unplug the charger from the device.
• While charging, the device may heat up. This is normal and should not affect the
device’s lifespan or performance. If the battery gets hotter than usual, the charger
may stop charging.
• If the device is not charging properly, take the device and the charger to a
Samsung Service Centre.
After fully charging, disconnect the device from the charger. First unplug the charger from the
device, and then unplug it from the electric socket.
To save energy, unplug the charger when not in use. The charger does not have a
power switch, so you must unplug the charger from the electric socket when not in
use to avoid wasting power. The charger should remain close to the electric socket
and easily accessible while charging.
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Checking the battery charge status
When you charge the battery while the device is off, the following icons will show the current
battery charge status:
Charging
Fully charged
Reducing the battery consumption
Your device provides options that help you save battery power. By customising these options
and deactivating features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges:
• When you are not using the device, switch to sleep mode by pressing the Power button.
• Close unnecessary applications with the task manager.
• Deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
• Deactivate the Wi-Fi feature.
• Deactivate auto-syncing of applications.
• Decrease the backlight time.
• Decrease the brightness of the display.
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Inserting a memory card
Your device accepts memory cards with maximum capacities of 64 GB. Depending on the
memory card manufacturer and type, some memory cards may not be compatible with your
device.
• Some memory cards may not be fully compatible with the device. Using an
incompatible card may damage the device or the memory card, or corrupt the data
stored in it.
• Use caution to insert the memory card right-side up.
• The device supports only the FAT file system for memory cards. When inserting a
card formatted in a different file system, the device asks to reformat the memory
card.
• Frequent writing and erasing of data shortens the lifespan of memory cards.
• When inserting a memory card into the device, the memory card’s file directory
appears in the extSdCard folder.
1 Insert a memory card with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
2 Push the memory card into the slot until it locks in place.
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Removing the memory card
Before removing the memory card, first unmount it for safe removal. On the Home screen, tap
→ Settings → Storage → Unmount SD card.
Push the memory card until it disengages from the device, and then pull it out.
Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring or accessing
information. Doing so can cause data to be lost or corrupted or damage to the
memory card or device. Samsung is not responsible for losses that result from the
misuse of damaged memory cards, including the loss of data.
Formatting the memory card
A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the device. Format the
memory card on the device.
On the Home screen, tap
→ Erase everything.
→ Settings → Storage → Format SD card → Format SD card
Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all
important data stored on the device. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss
of data resulting from user actions.
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Replacing the S Pen nib
While using the S Pen, the S Pen nib may get dull. If the nib is dull, replace it with a new one.
1 Hold the nib with the tweezers firmly, and then pull it out.
2 Insert a new nib into the S Pen until you hear a click.
Do not let your finger get caught between the tweezers and the nib.
• Do not reuse old nibs. Doing so may cause the S Pen to malfunction.
• Do not press the nib excessively when inserting the nib into the S Pen.
• Do not insert the round end of the nib into the S Pen. This may cause damage to
the S Pen or your device.
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Turning the device on and off
When turning on the device for the first time, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your
device.
Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds to turn on the device.
• Follow all posted warnings and directions from authorised personnel in areas
where the use of wireless devices is restricted, such as aeroplanes and hospitals.
• Press and hold the Power button and tap Flight mode to disable the wireless
features.
To turn off the device, press and hold the Power button, and then tap Power off.
Holding the device
Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This may cause connectivity
problems or drain the battery.
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Locking and unlocking the device
When not in use, lock the device to prevent unwanted operation. Pressing the Power button
turns off the screen and puts the device into lock mode. The device automatically gets locked
if it is not used for a specified period.
To unlock the device, press the Power button or the Home button and flick your finger in any
direction within the unlock screen area at the lower part of the screen.
Adjusting the volume
Press the Volume button up or down to adjust the ringtone volume, or to adjust the sound
volume when playing music or video.
Switching to silent mode
Use one of the following methods:
• Press and hold the Volume button down until it switches to silent mode.
• Press and hold the Power button, and then tap Mute or Vibrate.
• Open the notifications panel at the top of the screen, and then tap Sound or Vibrate.
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Indicator icons
The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the
device. The icons listed in the table below are most common.
Icon
Meaning
No signal
Signal strength
Roaming (outside of normal service area)
GPRS network connected
EDGE network connected
UMTS network connected
HSDPA network connected
Wi-Fi connected
Bluetooth feature activated
GPS activated
Smart screen feature activated
Synced with the web
Connected to computer
No SIM or USIM card
New text or multimedia message
Alarm activated
S Pen removed
Mute mode activated
Vibration mode activated
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Icon
Meaning
Flight mode activated
Error occurred or caution required
Battery power level
Using the touch screen
Use only fingers or the S Pen to use the touch screen.
• Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact with other electrical devices.
Electrostatic discharges can cause the touch screen to malfunction.
• To avoid damaging the touch screen, do not tap it with anything sharp or apply
excessive pressure to it with your fingertips.
• The device may not recognise touch inputs close to the edges of the screen, which
are outside of the touch input area.
• Leaving the touch screen idle for extended periods may result in afterimages
(screen burn-in) or ghosting. Turn off the touch screen when you do not use the
device.
Finger gestures
Tapping
To open an application, to select a menu item, to press an on-screen button, or to enter a
character using the on-screen keyboard, tap it with a finger.
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Tapping and holding
Tap and hold an item for more than 2 seconds to access available options.
Dragging
To move an icon, thumbnail, or preview to a new location, tap and hold it and drag it to the
target position.
Double-tapping
Double-tap on a webpage or image to zoom in a part. Double-tap again to return.
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Flicking
Flick left or right on the Home screen or the Applications screen to see another panel. Flick up
or down to scroll through a webpage or a list, such as contacts.
Pinching
Spread two fingers apart on a webpage, map, or image to zoom in a part. Pinch to zoom out.
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Control motions
Simple motions allow easy control of the device.
Before using motions, make sure the motion feature is activated. On the Home screen, tap
→ Settings → Motion, and then drag the Motion switch to the right.
Rotating the screen
Many applications allow display in either portrait or landscape orientation. Rotating the
device causes the display to automatically adjust to fit the new screen orientation.
To prevent the display from rotating automatically, open the notifications panel and deselect
Screen rotation.
• Some applications do not allow screen rotation.
• Some applications display a different screen depending on the orientation. The
calculator turns into a scientific calculator when rotated to landscape.
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Panning to browse
When an image is zoomed in, tap and hold a point on the screen, and then move the device
in any direction to browse the image.
Panning to move
Tap and hold an item, and then move the device to the left or right to move the item to
another panel on the Home screen or the Applications screen.
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Tilting
Tap and hold two points on the screen, and then tilt the device back and forth to zoom in or
out.
Using Multi window
Use this feature to run multiple applications on the screen at the same time.
• Only applications on the Multi window tray can run.
• This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To use Multi window, on the Home screen, tap
Multi window.
→ Settings → Display, and then tick
Using a split screen Multi window
Use this feature to run applications in a split screen.
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Launching applications in a Multi window
1 Drag your finger from the right edge of the screen towards the middle of the screen.
The Multi window tray appears at the right side of the screen.
Multi window tray
2 Tap and hold an application icon on the Multi window tray, and then drag it to the screen.
Release the application icon when the screen turns blue.
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3 Tap and hold another application icon on the Multi window tray, and then drag it to a
new location.
• Tap the circle between application windows to access the following options:
– –
: Open a list of recently used applications in the selected window.
– –
: Switch locations between Multi window applications.
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: Maximise the window.
– –
: Close the application.
• You can launch the same application in a split screen at the same time. Only
applications with next to its icon support this feature.
Creating a Multi window combination
Use this feature to save currently-running Multi window applications as a combination.
1 Launch multiple applications in a split screen Multi window.
2 Open the Multi window tray and tap → Create.
3 Enter a title and tap OK.
The currently-running Multi window combination is added to the Multi window tray.
To launch applications using a saved combination, select the combination from the Multi
window tray.
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Using the S Pen
The included S Pen can be used to easily select items or perform functions. Actions using the
S Pen with the button pressed provide additional conveniences, such as screen capture.
Pull out the S Pen from the slot to use it.
When you pull out the S Pen from the slot, the device detects it and performs the following:
• Turns on the touch screen (if it is off).
• The nib of the S Pen is replaceable. If the pen nib gets dull, replace it with a new
one.
• If the S Pen is not working properly, take it to a Samsung Service Centre. Refer to
the Samsung website for more information about the S Pen.
• For best results, keep the S Pen mostly perpendicular to the touch screen and avoid
using it at sharp angles.
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Opening a menu
With the S Pen button pressed, draw
to open a list of the screen’s available options.
Undoing the last action
With the S Pen button pressed, draw
to undo the last action.
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Capturing screenshots
With the S Pen button pressed, touch the screen until you hear a click. A screenshot is saved
in the Gallery → Screenshots folder.
It is possible to draw or write on or to crop a screenshot. The edited image is saved in the
Gallery → IMG_edited folder.
It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some applications.
Launching Popup Note
With the S Pen button pressed, double-tap the screen to launch Popup Note.
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Selecting text
With the S Pen button pressed, drag left or right on the text to select. If you drag between
lines, you may select unwanted text. To select only the text you intend, drag across the middle
of the text or drag the text selection icons.
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Launching Quick Command
With the S Pen button pressed, drag the S Pen up the screen to launch Quick Command.
On the Quick Command screen, draw a gesture command to launch the assigned application
or feature.
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Selecting and capturing an image
With the S Pen button pressed, draw a line around an area to select it. The selected area is
saved in the Gallery → Screenshots folder. Select an application to use with the selected
area from the icons that appear at the bottom of the screen.
S Pen Air View
When you hold the S Pen near the screen, a pointer appears on the screen. Move the pointer
to files, subjects, or options to preview the contents or view information in pop-up windows.
You can scroll through panels or lists by moving the pointer to an edge (top/bottom/left/
right) of the screen.
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Quick Command
Use this feature to send a message, or search for content by drawing gesture commands on
the screen. With the S Pen button pressed, drag the S Pen up on the screen to launch Quick
Command.
Adding gesture commands
Tap → → Select an application or Select functions/settings. Select an application or a
feature → an option. Draw a new gesture command, and then tap Done.
Using gesture commands
Draw a gesture command to launch applications or features.
For more specific tasks, draw a keyword, such as a name or phone number, after a gesture
command. For example, when drawing @, the Email application launches. When adding a
recipient’s name after @, an email composing screen opens so that you can send an email to
the recipient.
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Notifications
Notification icons appear on the status bar at the top of the screen to report new messages,
calendar events, device status, and more. Drag down from the status bar to open the
notifications panel. Scroll the list to see additional alerts. To close the notifications panel, drag
up the bar that is at the bottom of the screen.
From the notifications panel, you can view your device’s current settings. Drag down from the
status bar, and then tap to use the following options:
• Wi-Fi: Activate or deactivate the Wi-Fi feature.
• Location: Activate or deactivate the GPS feature.
• Sound: Activate or deactivate silent mode. You can vibrate or mute your device in silent
mode.
• Screen rotation: Allow or prevent the interface from rotating when you rotate the device.
• Bluetooth: Activate or deactivate the Bluetooth feature.
• Mobile data: Activate or deactivate the data connection.
• Multi window: Set the device to use Multi window.
• Mobile hotspot: Activate or deactivate the Wi-Fi tethering feature.
• Screen Mirroring: Activate or deactivate the screen mirroring feature.
• Sync: Activate or deactivate auto-syncing of applications.
• Smart stay: Activate or deactivate the smart stay feature.
• Power saving: Activate or deactivate power-saving mode.
• Blocking mode: Activate or deactivate blocking mode. In blocking mode, the device will
block notifications. To select which notifications will be blocked, tap Settings → Blocking
mode.
• Flight mode: Activate or deactivate flight mode.
• Hands-free mode: Activate or deactivate hands-free mode.
The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider.
To rearrange the options on the notifications panel, open the notifications panel, tap
tap and hold an item, and then drag the item to another location.
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Home screen
The Home screen is the starting point to access all of the device’s features. It displays indicator
icons, widgets, shortcuts to applications, and others.
The Home screen can have multiple panels. To view other panels, scroll left or right.
Rearranging items
Adding an application icon
On the Home screen, tap
preview.
, tap and hold an application icon, and then drag it into a panel
Adding an item
Customise the Home screen by adding widgets, folders, or panels.
Tap and hold the empty area on the Home screen, and then select one of the following
categories:
• Apps and widgets: Add widgets or applications to the Home screen.
• Folder: Create a new folder.
• Page: Add a new panel to the Home screen.
Moving an item
Tap and hold an item and drag it to a new location. To move it to another panel, drag it to the
side of the screen.
Removing an item
Tap and hold an item, and drag it to the rubbish bin that appears at the top of the Home
screen. When the rubbish bin turns red, release the item.
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Rearranging panels
Adding a new panel
Pinch on the Home screen, and then tap
.
Moving a panel
Pinch on the Home screen, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location.
Removing a panel
Pinch on the Home screen, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to the rubbish bin at
the top of the screen.
Setting wallpaper
Set an image or photo stored in the device as wallpaper for the Home screen.
Tap and hold the empty area on the Home screen, tap Set wallpaper → Home screen, and
then select one of the following:
• Gallery: See photos taken by the device’s camera or images downloaded from the
Internet.
• Live wallpapers: See animated images.
• Photos: See images in Photos.
• Wallpapers: See wallpaper images.
Select an image, resize the frame if necessary, and then set it as wallpaper.
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Using widgets
Widgets are small applications that provide convenient functions and information on your
Home screen. To use them, add widgets from the widgets panel to the Home screen.
• Some widgets connect to web services. Using a web-based widget may result in
additional charges.
• The widgets available may vary depending on the region or service provider.
On the Home screen, tap → Widgets. Scroll left or right on the widgets panel, and then
tap and hold a widget to add it to the Home screen. Put it on a location you want, resize it by
dragging the frame if necessary, and then tap anywhere on the screen to save the location of
the widget.
Locked screen
The locked screen prevents the device from unwanted operation when not in use and also
allows you to add convenient widgets.
Applications screen
The Applications screen displays icons for all applications, including any new applications
installed.
On the Home screen, tap
to open the Applications screen.
To view other panels, scroll left or right.
Rearranging applications
Tap → Edit, tap and hold an application, and then drag it to a new location. To move it to
another panel, drag it to the side of the screen.
Organising with folders
Put related applications together in a folder for convenience.
Tap → Edit, tap and hold an application, and then drag it to Create folder. Enter a folder
name and then tap OK. Put applications into the new folder by dragging, and then tap Save
to save the arrangement.
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Rearranging panels
Pinch on the screen, tap and hold a panel preview, and then drag it to a new location.
Installing applications
Use application stores, such as Samsung Apps, to download and install applications.
Uninstalling applications
Tap
→ Uninstall, and then select an application to uninstall it.
Default applications that come with the device cannot be uninstalled.
Using applications
This device can run many different types of applications, ranging from media to Internet
applications.
Opening an application
On the Home screen or the Applications screen, select an application icon to open it.
Opening from recently-used applications
Tap
to open the list of recently-used applications.
Select an application icon to open.
Closing an application
Close applications not in use to save battery power and maintain device performance.
→ Task manager, and then tap End next to an application to close it. To close all
Tap
→ Close all.
running applications, tap End all. Alternatively, tap
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Help
Access help information to learn how to use the device and applications or configure
important settings.
Tap Help on the Applications screen. Select an item to view tips.
Entering text
Use the Samsung keyboard or the voice input feature to enter text.
Text entry is not supported in some languages. To enter text, you must change the
input language to one of the supported languages.
Changing the keyboard type
Tap any text field, open the notifications panel, tap Choose input method, and then select
the type of keyboard to use.
Using the Samsung keyboard
Switch to handwriting
mode.
Delete a preceding
character.
Break to the next line.
Enter uppercase.
Enter uppercase.
Add an item from the
clipboard.
Enter a space.
Enter punctuation marks.
Entering uppercase
Tap
before entering a character. For all caps, tap it twice.
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Changing the keyboard type
Tap and hold
, and then tap
to change the keyboard type.
On the floating keyboard, tap and hold
location.
and move the floating keyboard to another
Changing language keyboards
Add languages on the keyboard, and then slide the space key left or right to change
language keyboards.
Handwriting
Tap , and then write a word with a finger or the S Pen. Suggested words appear as
characters are entered. Select a suggested word.
Use handwriting gestures to perform actions, such as editing or deleting characters and
inserting spaces.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Entering text by voice
Activate the voice input feature and then speak into the microphone. The device displays
what you speak.
If the device does not recognise your words correctly, tap the underlined text and select an
alternative word or phrase from the dropdown list.
To change the language or add languages for the voice recognition, tap the current language.
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Copying and pasting
Tap and hold over text, drag or to select more or less text, and then tap Copy to copy or
Cut to cut. The selected text is copied to the clipboard.
To paste it into a text entry field, tap and hold at the point where it should be inserted, and
then tap Paste.
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Connect the device to a Wi-Fi network to use the Internet or share media files with other
devices. (p. 98)
Turning Wi-Fi on and off
Open the notifications panel, and then tap Wi-Fi to turn it on or off.
• Your device uses a non-harmonised frequency and is intended for use in all
European countries. The WLAN can be operated in the EU without restriction
indoors, but cannot be operated outdoors.
• Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not in use.
Joining Wi-Fi networks
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Wi-Fi, and then drag the Wi-Fi switch to the right.
Select a network from the list of detected Wi-Fi networks, enter a password if necessary, and
then tap Connect. Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. After the device
connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will automatically connect to it any time it is available.
Adding Wi-Fi networks
If the desired network does not appear in the networks list, tap Add Wi-Fi network at the
bottom of the networks list. Enter the network name in Network SSID, select the security
type and enter the password if it is not an open network, and then tap Connect.
Forgetting Wi-Fi networks
Any network that has ever been used, including the current network, can be forgotten so the
device will not automatically connect to it. Select the network in the networks list, and then
tap Forget.
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Setting up accounts
Google applications, such as Play Store, require a Google account, and Samsung Apps
requires a Samsung account. Create Google and Samsung accounts to have the best
experience with the device.
Adding accounts
Follow the instructions that appear when opening a Google application without signing in to
set up a Google account.
To sign in with or sign up for a Google account, on the Applications screen, tap Settings →
Add account → Google. After that, tap New to sign up, or tap Existing, and then follow the
on-screen instructions to complete the account setup. More than one Google account can be
used on the device.
Set up a Samsung account as well.
Removing accounts
On the Applications screen, tap Settings, select an account name under ACCOUNTS, select
the account to remove, and then tap Remove account.
Setting up user profiles
Set up user profiles and then select one when unlocking the device to use personalised
settings. By setting up multiple user profiles, several users can share the device without
affecting others’ personal settings, such as email accounts, wallpaper preferences, and more.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Users → → OK → Set up now, and then
follow the on-screen instructions to set up a new user profile. To access the device with a user
profile, select a profile at the top right of the locked screen.
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Transferring files
Move audio, video, image, or other types of files from the device to the computer, or vice
versa.
Connecting with Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies is a computer application that manages media contents and personal
information with Samsung devices. Download the latest Samsung Kies from the Samsung
website.
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
Samsung Kies launches on the computer automatically. If Samsung Kies does not launch,
double-click the Samsung Kies icon on the computer.
2 Transfer files between your device and the computer.
Refer to the Samsung Kies help for more information.
Connecting with Windows Media Player
Ensure that Windows Media Player is installed on the computer.
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
2 Open Windows Media Player and sync music files.
Connecting as a media device
1 Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable.
2 Open the notifications panel, and then tap Connected as a media device → Media
device (MTP).
Tap Camera (PTP) if your computer does not support Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) or
not have any appropriate driver installed.
3 Transfer files between your device and the computer.
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Securing the device
Prevent others from using or accessing personal data and information stored in the device by
using the security features. The device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it.
Setting a pattern
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → Pattern.
Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it.
Set a backup unlock PIN to unlock the screen when you forget the pattern.
Setting a PIN
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → PIN.
Enter at least four numbers, and then enter the password again to verify it.
Setting a password
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen → Screen lock → Password.
Enter at least four characters including numbers and symbols, and then enter the password
again to verify it.
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Unlocking the device
Turn on the screen by pressing the Power button or the Home button, and enter the unlock
code.
If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it.
Upgrading the device
The device can be upgraded to the latest software.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Upgrading with Samsung Kies
Launch Samsung Kies and connect the device to the computer. Samsung Kies automatically
recognises the device and shows available updates in a dialogue box, if any. Click the Update
button in the dialogue box to start upgrading. Refer to the Samsung Kies help for details on
how to upgrade.
• Do not turn off the computer or disconnect the USB cable while the device is
upgrading.
• While upgrading the device, do not connect other media devices to the computer.
Doing so may interfere with the update process.
Upgrading over the air
The device can be directly upgraded to the latest software by the firmware over-the-air
(FOTA) service.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → About device → Software update → Update
now.
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Contacts
Use this application to manage contacts, including phone numbers, email addresses, and
others.
Tap Contacts on the Applications screen.
Managing contacts
Tap Contacts.
Creating a contact
Tap
and enter contact information.
• : Add an image.
• /
: Add or delete a contact field.
Editing a contact
Select a contact to edit, and then tap
.
Deleting a contact
Tap
.
Searching for contacts
Tap Contacts.
Use one of the following search methods:
• Scroll up or down the contacts list.
• Use the index at the left side of the contacts list for quick scrolling, by dragging a finger
along it.
• Tap the search field at the top of the contacts list and enter search criteria.
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Once a contact is selected, take one of the following actions:
• : Add to favourite contacts.
• : Compose a message.
• : Compose an email.
Displaying contacts
Tap Contacts.
By default, the device shows all saved contacts.
Tap
→ Contacts to display, and then select a location where contacts are saved.
Moving contacts
Tap Contacts.
Moving contacts to Google
Tap
→ Merge accounts → Merge with Google.
Contacts moved to Google Contacts appear with
in the contacts list.
Moving contacts to Samsung
Tap
→ Merge accounts → Merge with Samsung.
Contacts moved to Samsung Contacts appear with
in the contacts list.
Importing and exporting contacts
Tap Contacts.
Importing contacts
Tap
→ Import/Export, and then select an import option.
Exporting contacts
Tap
→ Import/Export, and then select an export option.
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Sharing contacts
Tap → Share namecard via → Multiple contacts, select contacts, tap Done, and then
select a sharing method.
Favourite contacts
Tap Favourites.
Tap
, and then take one of the following actions:
• Search: Search for contacts.
• Add to Favourites: Add contacts to favourites.
• Remove from Favourites: Remove contacts from favourites.
• Grid view / List view: View contacts in grid or list form.
Contact groups
Tap Groups.
Creating a group
Tap
→ Create, set details for the group, add contacts, and then tap Save.
Adding contacts to a group
Select a group, and then tap
. Select contacts to add, and then tap Done.
Managing groups
Select a group, tap
, and then take one of the following actions:
• Search: Search for contacts.
• Edit group: Change the group settings.
• Create: Make a new group.
• Remove from group: Remove members from the group.
• Send message: Send a message to a group’s members.
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• Send email: Send an email to a group’s members.
• Change order: Tap and hold
position, and then tap Done.
next to the group name, drag it up or down to another
Deleting groups
Tap
, select user-added groups, and then tap Delete. Default groups cannot be deleted.
Sending a message or email to a group’s members
Select a group, tap
→ Send message or Send email, select members, and then tap Done.
Business card
Tap Contacts.
Create a business card and send it to others.
Tap Set up my profile, enter details, such as phone number, email address, and postal address,
and then tap Save. If user information has been saved when you set up the device, select the
business card, and then tap to edit.
Tap
→ Share namecard via → Selected contact, and then select a sharing method.
Messages
Use this application to send text messages (SMS) or multimedia messages (MMS).
Tap Messages on the Applications screen.
You may incur additional charges for sending or receiving messages while you are
outside your home service area. For details, contact your service provider.
Sending messages
Tap
, add recipients, enter a message, and then tap
Use the following methods to add recipients:
• Enter a phone number.
• Tap
, select contacts, and then tap Done.
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Use the following methods to make a multimedia message:
• Tap
and attach images, videos, contacts, notes, events, and others.
• Tap
→ Add subject to enter a subject.
Sending scheduled messages
While composing a message, tap → Scheduling. Set a time and date, and then tap OK. The
device will send the message at the specified time and date.
• If the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network,
or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
• This feature is based on the time and date set on the device. The time and date
may be incorrect if you move across time zones and the network does not update
the information.
Viewing incoming messages
Incoming messages are grouped into message threads by contact.
Select a contact to view the person’s message.
Email
Use this application to send or view email messages.
Tap Email on the Applications screen.
Setting up email accounts
Set up an email account when opening Email for the first time.
Enter the email address and password. Tap for a private email account, such as Google
Mail, or tap Manual setup for a company email account. After that, follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
To set up another email account, tap → Settings → Add account.
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Sending messages
Tap the email account to use, and then tap
subject, and message, and then tap .
Tap
at the top of the screen. Enter recipients,
to add a recipient from the contacts list.
Tap +Me to add yourself as a recipient.
Tap
to attach images, videos, contacts, notes, events, and others.
Tap →
message.
to insert images, events, contacts, location information, and others into the
Sending scheduled messages
While composing a message, tap → Schedule sending. Tick Schedule sending, set a time
and date, and then tap Done. The device will send the message at the specified time and
date.
• If the device is turned off at the scheduled time, is not connected to the network,
or the network is unstable, the message will not be sent.
• This feature is based on the time and date set on the device. The time and date
may be incorrect if you move across time zones and the network does not update
the information.
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Reading messages
Select an email account to use, and new messages are retrieved. To manually retrieve new
messages, tap .
Tap a message to read.
Forward the message.
Retrieve new messages.
Compose a message.
Delete the message.
Access additional options.
Add this email address to
the contacts list.
Mark the message as a
reminder.
Open attachments.
Reply to the message.
Search for a message.
Tap the attachment tab to open attachments, and then tap Save to save it.
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Google Mail
Use this application to quickly and directly access the Google Mail service.
Tap Google Mail on the Applications screen.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• This application may be labelled differently depending on the region or service
provider.
Sending messages
In any mailbox, tap
, enter recipients, a subject, and a message, and then tap SEND.
Tap +CC/BCC to add more recipients.
Tap → Save draft to save the message for later delivery.
Tap → Attach file to attach images, videos, music, and others.
Tap → Discard to start over.
Tap → Settings to change the Google Mail settings.
Tap → Send feedback to report your opinions for application development.
Tap → Help to access help information for the Google Mail.
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Reading messages
Keep the message for
long-term storage.
Search for a message.
Delete the message.
Compose a message.
Access additional options.
Add this email address to
the contacts list.
Reply to all recipients or
print the message.
Preview attachment.
Forward the message to
others.
Reply to the message.
Mark the message as a
reminder.
Labels
Google Mail does not use actual folders, but uses labels instead. When Google Mail is
launched, it displays messages labelled Inbox.
Tap ALL LABELS to view messages in other labels.
To add a label to a message, select the message, tap → Manage labels, and then select the
label to assign.
Hangouts
Use this application to chat with others.
Tap Hangouts on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a friend from the friends list or enter data to search and select a friend from the results
to start chatting.
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Google+
Use this application to stay connected with people via Google’s social network service.
Tap Google+ on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Tap Everything to change the category, and then scroll up or down to view posts from your
circles.
Tap
to use other social network features.
Photos
Use this application to view and share images or videos via Google’s social network services.
Tap Photos on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select one of the following categories:
• ALL: View all the images or videos that are taken or downloaded to the device.
• HIGHLIGHTS: View images or videos grouped by date or album. Tap to view all of the
images or videos in the group.
Then, select an image or video.
While viewing it, use one of the following icons:
• : Modify the image.
• : Share the image or video with others.
• : Delete the image or video.
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Internet
Use this application to browse the Internet.
Tap Internet on the Applications screen.
Viewing webpages
Tap the address field, enter the web address, and then tap Go.
Tap
to access additional options while viewing a webpage.
Opening a new page
Tap
.
To go to another webpage, scroll left or right on the title field, and then tap the title to select
it.
Searching the web by voice
Tap the address field, tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords
that appear.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Bookmarks
To bookmark the current webpage, tap
.
To open a bookmarked webpage, tap , and then select one.
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History
Tap → History to open a webpage from the list of recently-visited webpages. To clear the
history, tap → Clear history.
Tap
→ History → Most visited to open a webpage from the list of most visited webpages.
Saved pages
To view saved webpages, tap
→ Saved pages.
Links
Tap and hold a link on the webpage to open it in a new page, save, or copy.
To view saved links, tap
→ Downloads.
Sharing webpages
To share a webpage address with others, tap
→ Share via.
To share a part of a webpage, tap and hold the desired text.
Chrome
Use this application to search for information and browse webpages.
Tap Chrome on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Viewing webpages
Tap the address field, and then enter a web address or search criteria.
Opening a new page
Tap → New tab.
To go to another webpage, scroll left or right on the title field, and tap the title to select it.
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Bookmarks
To bookmark the current webpage, tap
→ Save.
To open a bookmarked webpage, tap → Bookmarks, and then select one.
Searching the web by voice
Tap , speak a keyword, and then select one of the suggested keywords that appear.
Syncing with other devices
Sync open tabs and bookmarks to use with Chrome on another device, when you are logged
in with the same Google account.
To view open tabs on other devices, tap → Other devices. Select a webpage to open.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth creates a direct wireless connection between two devices over short distances. Use
Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other devices.
• Samsung is not responsible for the loss, interception, or misuse of data sent or
received via the Bluetooth feature.
• Always ensure that you share and receive data with devices that are trusted
and properly secured. If there are obstacles between the devices, the operating
distance may be reduced.
• Some devices, especially those that are not tested or approved by the Bluetooth
SIG, may be incompatible with your device.
• Do not use the Bluetooth feature for illegal purposes (for example, pirating copies
of files or illegally tapping communications for commercial purposes).
Samsung is not responsible for the repercussion of illegal use of the Bluetooth
feature.
To activate Bluetooth, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Bluetooth, and then drag
the Bluetooth switch to the right.
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Pairing with other Bluetooth devices
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Bluetooth → Scan, and detected devices are
listed. Select the device you want to pair with, and then accept the auto-generated passkey
on both devices to confirm.
Sending and receiving data
Many applications support data transfer via Bluetooth. An example is Gallery. Open Gallery,
select an image, tap → Bluetooth, and then select one of the Bluetooth devices.
After that, accept the Bluetooth authorisation request on the other device to receive the
image. When another device sends you data, accept the Bluetooth authorisation request
made by another device. Received files are saved in the Download folder. If a contact is
received, it is added to the contacts list automatically.
Screen Mirroring
Use this feature to connect your device to a large screen with an AllShare Cast dongle or
HomeSync and then share your contents. You can also use this feature with other devices that
support the Wi-Fi Miracast feature.
• This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• Miracast-enabled devices that do not support High-bandwidth Digital Content
Protection (HDCP 2.X) may not be compatible with this feature.
• Some files may be buffered during playback, depending on the network
connection.
• To save energy, deactivate this feature when not in use.
• If you specify a Wi-Fi frequency, AllShare Cast dongles or HomeSync may not be
discovered or connected.
• If you play videos or games on a TV, select an appropriate TV mode to get the best
experience.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → More settings → Screen Mirroring, and then
drag the Screen Mirroring switch to the right. Select a device, open or play a file, and then
control the display with the keys on your device. To connect to a device using a PIN, tap and
hold the device name to enter the PIN.
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Samsung Link
Use this application to play content saved on remotely-located devices or web storage
services over the Internet. You can play and send multimedia files on your device to another
device or web storage service.
To use this application, you must sign in to your Samsung account and register two or more
devices. The registration methods may vary depending on the device type. To get more
details, tap → Help.
Tap Samsung Link on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
When opening this application, all the content from your registered devices and storage
services will appear. You can browse and play them.
Sending files
Send files to other devices or upload them to web storage services. Tap to select a device or
web storage and scroll left or right to select a media category. Then, tap , select files, and
then tap .
Sharing files
Tap to select a device or web storage and scroll left or right to select a media category.
Then, tap , select files, tap , and then select a sharing method.
Playing files on a remote device
Tap to select a device or web storage and scroll left or right to select a media category.
Then, tap , select files, tap , and then select a device.
• Supported file formats may differ depending on connected devices as a media
player.
• Some files may be buffered while playing depending on the network connection.
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Managing contents on a web storage service
Select a web storage service, and then view and manage your files.
To transfer files between your device and a web storage service, tap
tap .
, select files, and then
To register web storage services to the device, tap → Add storage, and then select a web
storage service.
Group Play
Use this application to enjoy moments with your friends by sharing and playing content.
Create or join a Group Play session, and then share content, such as images or music.
Tap Group Play on the Applications screen.
To start Group Play, you need to download and install the application. Tap Install and follow
the on-screen instructions.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• While using this application, you cannot access the Internet through the Wi-Fi
network.
• You may incur additional charges when downloading this application via the
mobile network. To avoid additional charges, contact your service provider.
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Smart Remote
Use this application to connect to a personal TV to watch your favourite shows and movies.
Tap Smart Remote on the Applications screen.
You must first connect the device to a Wi-Fi network and ensure that the device’s infrared port
is facing the TV.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Setting the device as a remote control for a TV
Tap Choose Your Country or Region, select a country or a region, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup process.
To open the remote control panel, tap the panel handle at the bottom right edge of the
screen.
To add another room, tap
→ Add New Room.
Customising remote control settings
Tap
and use the following options:
• Rooms & Devices: Change connection settings.
• Edit Channels: Edit channels displayed on the device’s screen.
• Profile: Enter user profile so that Peel can help you find top picks you can enjoy.
• Favorite Programs: View favourite programs.
• Cut Programs: Restore previously hidden programs.
• Genres: Hide or change the order of genres.
• Sports: Hide or change the order of sports.
• Send Feedback: Report your opinions for application development.
• Notifications: Set the device to remind you of various upcoming TV programmes.
• Reset Peel: Reset the connection settings.
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Music
Use this application to listen to music.
Tap Music on the Applications screen.
Playing music
Select a music category, and then select a song to play.
Tap the album image at the bottom of the screen to open the music player screen.
View file details.
Access additional options.
Search for other devices to
play the file.
Adjust the volume.
Set the file as your
favourite song.
Turn on shuffle.
Change the repeat mode.
Hide the music player
screen.
Open the playlist.
Skip to the next song. Tap
and hold to move
forwards quickly.
Restart the
currently-playing song or
skip to the previous song.
Tap and hold to move
backwards quickly.
Pause and resume
playback.
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To listen to songs at equal volume levels, tap
→ Settings → Smart volume.
When Smart volume is activated, the volume may end up louder than the device
volume level. Use caution to avoid long-term exposure to loud sounds to prevent
damage to your hearing.
Smart volume may not be activated for some files.
Setting a song as ringtone or alarm tone
To use the currently-playing song as ringtone or alarm tone, tap
option.
→ Set as, and select an
Creating playlists
Make an own selection of songs.
Tap
, enter a title, and then tap OK. Select songs to include, and then tap Done.
To add the currently-playing song to a playlist, tap
→ Add to playlist.
Playing music by mood
Play music grouped by mood. The playlist is automatically created by the device. When a new
song is added, tap Music square → .
Tap Music square and select a cell of mood. Or select multiple cells by dragging your finger.
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Camera
Use this application to take photos or videos.
Use Gallery to view photos and videos taken with the device’s camera. (p. 72)
Tap Camera on the Applications screen.
• The camera automatically shuts off when unused.
• Make sure that the lens is clean. Otherwise, the device may not work properly in
some modes that require high resolutions.
Camera etiquette
• Do not take photos or videos of other people without their permission.
• Do not take photos or videos where legally prohibited.
• Do not take photos or videos in places where you may violate other people’s privacy.
Taking photos
Taking a photo
Tap the image on the preview screen where the camera should focus. When the subject is in
to take the photo.
focus, the focus frame turns green. Tap
Change the shooting
mode.
Indicates which storage is
in use.
Switch between the front
and rear camera.
Change the flash setting.
Switch between still and
video mode.
Determine how much
light the camera’s sensor
receives.
View photos and videos
you have taken.
Change the camera
settings.
Select among various
effects that are available.
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Scene mode
Predefined settings make point-and-shoot photos easier to take.
Tap
→ Scene mode.
• Portrait: Use this setting for a human subject.
• Landscape: Use this setting to take photos of blue skies and landscapes with richer
colours.
• Sports: Use this setting for fast-moving subjects.
• Party/Indoor: Use this setting for well-lit indoor scenes.
• Beach/Snow: Use this setting for well-lit or sunny outdoor scenes.
• Sunset: Use this setting for richer colours and sharper contrasts.
• Dawn: Use this setting for very subtle colours.
• Autumn colour: Use this setting for red-shifted background scenery.
• Text: Use this setting for books or posters.
• Candlelight: Use this setting for images of bright light against a dark background.
• Backlight: Use this setting for subjects with bright lights behind them.
• Night: Use this setting for images taken in darker conditions.
Shooting mode
Several photo effects are available.
Tap
→ Shooting mode.
• Single shot: Take a single photo.
• Panorama: Take a photo composed of many photos strung together.
To get the best shot, follow these tips.
– – Move the camera slowly in one direction.
– – Keep the camera’s viewfinder within the guide frame.
– – Avoid taking photos of a subject in front of unrecognisable backgrounds, such as
empty skies or plain walls.
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• Share shot: Send a photo directly to another device via Wi-Fi Direct.
• Buddy photo share: Set the device to recognise a person’s face that you have tagged
in a photo and send it to that person. Face recognition may fail depending on the face
angle, face size, skin colour, facial expression, light conditions, or accessories the subject
is wearing.
• Smile shot: Take a photo when a subject smiles.
• Cartoon: Take a photo that looks like a drawing.
Panoramic photos
A panoramic photo is a wide landscape image consisting of multiple shots.
Tap
→ Shooting mode → Panorama.
Tap
and move the camera in one direction. When the blue frame aligns with the
viewfinder, the camera automatically takes another shot in a panoramic sequence. To stop
.
shooting, tap
Taking videos
Taking a video
Slide the still-video switch to the video icon, and then tap
recording, tap .
to take a video. To stop
The zoom function may not be available when recording at the highest resolution.
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Recording mode
Change the recording
mode.
Indicates which storage is
in use.
Switch between the front
and rear camera.
Switch between still and
video mode.
Change the flash setting.
Determine how much
light the camera’s sensor
receives.
View photos and videos
you have taken.
Change the camera
settings.
Select among various
effects that are available.
Tap
to change the recording mode.
• Normal: Use this mode for normal quality.
• Limit for MMS: Use this mode to lower the recording quality for sending via messages.
• Limit for Email: Use this mode to lower the recording quality for sending via email.
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Zooming in and out
Use one of the following methods:
• Use the Volume button to zoom in or out.
• Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch to zoom out.
• The zoom function may not be available when shooting at the highest resolution.
• The zoom in/out effect is available when using the zoom feature while shooting
video.
Configuring settings for Camera
Tap to configure settings for Camera. Not all of the following options are available in both
still camera and video camera modes. The available options vary depending on the mode
used.
• Edit shortcuts: Reorganise shortcuts to frequently-used options.
• GPS tag: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo.
• To improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may be
obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas, or in poor weather
conditions.
• Your location may appear on your photos when you upload them to the Internet.
To avoid this, deactivate the GPS tag setting.
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• Self-portrait: Take a photo of yourself.
• Self recording: Take a video of yourself.
• Flash: Activate or deactivate the flash.
• Shooting mode: Change the shooting mode.
• Recording mode: Change the recording mode.
• Effects: Select among various effects that are available.
• Exposure value: Change the exposure value. This determines how much light the
camera’s sensor receives. For low-light situations, use a higher exposure.
• Focus mode: Select a focus mode. Auto focus is camera-controlled. Macro is for very
close objects.
• Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots.
• Resolution: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. But it takes up
more memory.
• White balance: Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life colour
range. The settings are designed for specific lighting situations. These settings are similar
to the heat range for white-balance exposure in professional cameras.
• ISO: Select an ISO value. This controls camera light sensitivity. It is measured in filmcamera equivalents. Low values are for stationary or brightly-lit objects. Higher values are
for fast-moving or poorly-lit objects.
• Metering: Select a metering method. This determines how light values are calculated.
Centre-weighted measures background light in the centre of the scene. Spot measures
the light value at a specific location. Matrix averages the entire scene.
• Guidelines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects.
• Contextual filename: Set the camera to display contextual tags. Activate this to use Tag
buddy in Camera.
• Voice control: Activate or deactivate the voice control to take photos.
• Save as flipped: Invert the image to create a mirror-image of the original scene.
• Image quality: Set the quality level for photos. Higher quality images require more
storage space.
• Video quality: Set the quality level for videos.
• Storage: Select the memory location for storage.
• Reset: Reset the camera settings.
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Shortcuts
Reorganise shortcuts for easy access to the camera’s various options.
Tap
→ Edit shortcuts.
Tap and hold an option and drag it to a slot at the left of the screen. The other icons can be
moved within the list by tapping and dragging them.
Gallery
Use this application to view images and videos.
Tap Gallery on the Applications screen.
Viewing images
Launching Gallery displays available folders. When another application, such as Email, saves
an image, the Download folder is automatically created to contain the image. Likewise,
capturing a screenshot automatically creates the Screenshots folder. Select a folder to open
it.
In a folder, images are displayed by creation date. Select an image to view it in full screen.
Scroll left or right to view the next or previous image.
Zooming in and out
Use one of the following methods to zoom in an image:
• Double-tap anywhere to zoom in.
• Spread two fingers apart on any place to zoom in. Pinch to zoom out, or double-tap to
return.
Viewing images using the motion feature
Use the motion feature to execute a function with particular motion.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Motion, drag the Motion switch to the right, and
then turn on the switch for each feature.
To stop using a motion feature, turn off the switch for the feature.
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Playing videos
Video files show the
icon on the preview. Select a video to watch it and tap
.
Trimming segments of a video
Select a video and tap . Move the start bracket to the desired starting point, move the end
bracket to the desired ending point, and then save the video.
Editing images
When viewing an image, tap
and use the following functions:
• Favourite: Add to the favourites list.
• Slideshow: Start a slideshow with the images in the current folder.
• Photo frame: Use this to add a frame and a note to an image. The edited image is saved
in the Photo frame folder.
• Photo note: Use this to write a note on the back of the image. Tap
to edit the note.
• Copy to clipboard: Copy to clipboard.
• Print: Print the image by connecting the device to a printer. Some printers may not be
compatible with the device.
• Rename: Rename the file.
• Buddy photo share: Send the image to a person whose face is tagged in the image.
• Rotate left: Rotate anticlockwise.
• Rotate right: Rotate clockwise.
• Crop: Resize the blue frame to crop and save the image in it.
• Set as: Set the image as wallpaper or a contact image.
• Details: View image details.
• Settings: Change the Gallery settings.
Favourite images
When viewing an image, tap
→ Favourite to add the image to the favourites list.
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Deleting images
Use one of the following methods:
• In a folder, tap
→ Select item, select images by ticking, and then tap
• When viewing an image, tap
.
.
Sharing images
Use one of the following methods:
• In a folder, tap → Select item, select images, and then tap
or share them via social network services.
• When viewing an image, tap
to send them to others
to send it to others or share it via social network services.
Setting as wallpaper
When viewing an image, tap
contact.
→ Set as to set the image as wallpaper or to assign it to a
Tagging faces
When viewing an image, tap → Settings → Tags, and then tick Face tag. A yellow frame
appears around the recognised face. Tap the face, tap Add name, and then select or add a
contact.
When the face tag appears on an image, tap the face tag and use available options, such as
sending messages.
Face recognition may fail depending on the face angle, face size, skin colour, facial
expression, light conditions, or accessories the subject is wearing.
Using Tag Buddy
Tap → Settings → Tags → Tag buddy, and then drag the Tag buddy switch to the right
to display a contextual tag (weather, location, date, and person’s name) when opening an
image.
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Organising with folders
Create a folder to organise images or videos stored in the device. You can copy or move files
from one folder to another.
To create a new folder, tap . Enter a name for the folder, tap OK, and then tick images or
videos. Tap and hold any selected image or video, drag it to the new folder, and then tap
Done. Tap Copy to copy or Move to move.
Paper Artist
Use this application to make images look like illustrations with fun effects or frames.
Tap Paper Artist on the Applications screen.
Use artistic tools to edit an image. The edited image is saved in the Gallery → Paper Pictures
folder.
Erase the drawings. Tap to
change the eraser size.
Draw with a brush. Tap to
change the brush
thickness.
Select an existing image.
Take a photo.
Draw with a pen. Tap to
change the pen thickness.
Undo and redo the last
action.
Apply effects to the image.
View version information.
View tool and option
names.
Share the image.
Save the image.
Apply frames to the
image.
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PS Touch
Use this application to embellish photos with the core features of Adobe Photoshop, such as
layers, selection tools, adjustments, filters, and more.
Tap PS Touch on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Video
Use this application to play video files.
Tap Video on the Applications screen.
Playing videos
Select a video to play.
Switch to floating screen
mode.
Search for other devices to
play the file.
Access additional options.
Adjust the volume.
Move forwards or
backwards by dragging
the bar.
Move the control panel to
the left.
Move the control panel to
the right.
Open the playlist.
Change screen ratio.
Restart the current video
or skip to the previous
video. Tap and hold to
move backwards quickly.
Skip to the next video. Tap
and hold to move
forwards quickly.
Pause and resume
playback.
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Deleting videos
Tap → Delete, select videos by ticking, and then tap Delete.
Sharing videos
Tap → Share via, select videos, tap Done, and then select a sharing method.
Using Popup Video player
Use this feature to use other applications without closing the video player. While watching
to use the pop-up player.
videos, tap
Spread two fingers apart on the screen to enlarge the player or pinch to reduce it. To move
the player, drag the player to another location.
Video Editor
Use this application to edit videos and apply various effects.
Tap Video Editor on the Applications screen.
To start Video Editor, you need to download and install the application. Tap Install and follow
the on-screen instructions.
• Some video files in Gallery may not be viewable depending on video resolution
and codec.
• You may incur additional charges when downloading this application via the
mobile network. To avoid additional charges, contact your service provider.
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YouTube
Use this application to watch videos from the YouTube website.
Tap YouTube on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Watching videos
Tap
, and then enter a keyword. Select one of the returned search results to watch a video.
Tap the screen, tap
screen.
, and then rotate the device to landscape orientation to display full
Sharing videos
Select the video to view, tap
, and then select a sharing method.
Uploading videos
Tap Uploads →
, select a video, enter information for the video, and then tap UPLOAD.
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Application & media stores
Play Store
Use this application to purchase and download applications and games that are able to run
on the device.
Tap Play Store on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Installing applications
Browse applications by category, or tap
to search with a keyword.
Select an application to view information. To download it, tap INSTALL. If there is a charge for
the application, tap the price, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the purchase
process.
• When a new version is available for any installed application, an update icon
appears at the top of the screen to alert you to the update. Open the notifications
panel and tap the icon to update the application.
• To install applications that you downloaded from other sources, on the
Applications screen, tap Settings → Security → Unknown sources.
Uninstalling applications
Uninstall the applications purchased from Play Store.
Tap → My apps, select an application to delete in the list of installed applications, and then
tap UNINSTALL.
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Samsung Apps
Use this application to purchase and download dedicated Samsung applications. For more
information, visit apps.samsung.com.
Tap Samsung Apps on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Installing applications
Browse applications by category. Tap CATEGORY to select a category.
To search for an application, tap
search field.
at the top of the screen, and then enter a keyword in the
Select an application to view information. To download it, tap Free. If there is a charge for the
application, tap the price, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the purchase
process.
When a new version is available for any installed application, an update icon appears
at the top of the screen to alert you to the update. Open the notifications panel and
tap the icon to update the application.
S Suggest
Use this application to browse and download the latest applications suggested by Samsung.
Tap S Suggest on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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Game Hub
Use this application to access games.
Tap Game Hub on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Scroll left or right and select a game to download from Samsung Apps.
Music Hub
Use this application to purchase and download songs.
Tap Music Hub on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Play Books
Use this application to read and download book files.
Tap Play Books on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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Play Movies & TV
Use this application to watch, download, and rent movies or TV shows.
Tap Play Movies & TV on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Play Music
Use this application to listen to music from the device or stream music from the Google cloud
service.
Tap Play Music on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Play Games
Use this application to download and play games.
Tap Play Games on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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Play Newsstand
Use this application to read the latest news articles.
Tap Play Newsstand on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Video Hub
Use this application to access and purchase videos.
Tap Video Hub on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a category, and then select a video.
Learning Hub
Use this application to access learning material.
Tap Learning Hub on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Select a category, and then select a video lecture or book.
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S Note
Use this application to create a note using images and voice recordings.
Tap S Note on the Applications screen.
Selecting note templates
Tap
and select one of the following templates:
• Note / Idea note / Memo: Create a simple note from an empty page.
• Meeting note: Create a record of meetings, conferences, or lectures.
• Magazine: Create a multimedia note by inserting multimedia files.
• Diary: Create a photo diary.
• Recipe: Create your own recipe.
• Travel: Create a travel essay.
• Landscape note: Create a note in landscape orientation.
• Birthday: Create a birthday card.
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Composing notes
Delete the note.
Erase the note.
Save the note.
Compose a new note.
Enter a note.
View the note options.
Switch to view mode.
Add the note to the
favourites list.
Make a voice recording to
insert.
Insert a multimedia file.
Undo and redo the last
action.
Jot down or draw a note.
Use productivity tools.
Draw only with the S Pen.
Append another page to
the current note.
When jotting down a note, tap to change the pen type, line thickness, or pen colour. When
to change the eraser size or clear the note.
erasing the handwritten note, tap
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Open a small window to
predraw the pen setting.
Save the current setting as a pen
profile.
Delete the preset pen profile.
Add a new colour based on the
colour picker.
To change the sheet background, tap
To add tags, tap
→ Change background.
→ Add tag.
Inserting multimedia files or a voice recording
Tap
to insert multimedia files. Tap
to insert a voice recording.
Using productivity tools
Double tap
and select one of the following tools:
• Formula match: Convert a handwritten formula to a well-organised formula. Tap Search
to get detailed information about the formula.
• Shape match: Convert a shape you have drawn.
• Handwriting-to-text: Convert a handwritten note.
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Browsing notes
Browse note thumbnails by scrolling up or down.
→ Refresh.
To sync notes with the Samsung account, tap
→ Sort by.
To sort notes by date, title, or others, tap
→ List view / Thumbnail view.
To change the view mode, tap
To create a note by importing a PDF, image file, or note, tap
→ Sync.
To sync notes with an online service, tap
→ Create folder.
To create a folder, tap
→ Change order.
To change the order of notes, tap
To copy notes, tap
→ Import.
→ Copy.
→ Move.
To move notes to another folder, tap
To change the S Note settings, tap
→ Settings.
To view the tutorial for S Note, tap
→ Tutorial.
Viewing a note
Tap the note thumbnail to open it.
To move to other pages of the note, tap
or .
→ Share via.
To send the note to others, tap
To save the note as an image file or a PDF file, tap
To change the sheet background, tap
To add or delete pages, tap
To delete the note, tap
To add tags, tap
→ Export.
→ Change background.
→ Edit pages.
→ Delete.
→ Add tag.
To save the note as an event, tap
→ Create event.
To add a shortcut to the note on the Home screen, tap
→ Set as shortcut.
To print the note by connecting the device to a printer, tap
not be compatible with the device.
To save the page with a different name, tap
→ Print. Some printers may
→ Save as.
To set the note as wallpaper or to assign it to a contact, tap
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S Planner
Use this application to manage events and tasks.
Tap S Planner on the Applications screen.
Creating events or tasks
Tap
, and then use one of the following methods:
• Add event: Enter an event with an optional repeat setting.
• Add task: Enter a task with an optional priority setting.
To add an event or task more briefly, tap a date to select it and tap it again.
Enter a title and specify which calendar to use or sync with. Then tap Edit event details or
Edit task details to add more details, such as how often the event repeats, when it has an
advance alert, or where it takes place.
Attach a map showing the location of the event. Enter the location in the Location field, tap
next to the field, and then pinpoint the precise location by tapping and holding on the
map that appears.
Attach a note from S Note. Tap Notes, and then compose a new note or select one of the
existing notes.
Attach an image. Tap Images, and then take a photo or select one of the existing images.
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Syncing with Google Calendar
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Google, select the Google account, and then tick
Sync Calendar. To manually sync for updating, on the Applications screen, tap S Planner →
→ Sync.
→ Settings → View settings → Calendars →
To display synced event or task, tap
Display, select the Google account, and then tap OK.
Handwriting in month view
On the month view screen, tap
in portrait mode only.
to activate this feature. This is available in month view and
Changing calendar type
Select one from among different types of calendars including month, week, and others. A
pinch gesture can be used to change calendar type. For example, pinch to change from the
monthly calendar to the yearly calendar, and spread apart to change yearly calendar back to
monthly calendar.
Searching for events or tasks
Tap
, and then enter a keyword to search for.
To view today’s events or tasks, tap Today at the top of the screen.
Deleting events or tasks
Select an event or task, and then tap
→ Delete.
Sharing events or tasks
Select an event or task, tap
→ Share via, and then select a sharing method.
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POLARIS Office 5
Use this application to edit documents in various formats, including spreadsheets and
presentations.
Tap POLARIS Office 5 on the Applications screen.
To start POLARIS Office 5, you need to download and install the application. Tap OK and
follow the on-screen instructions.
You may incur additional charges when downloading this application via the mobile
network. To avoid additional charges, contact your service provider.
Drive
Use this application to create and edit documents and share them with others via Google
Drive storage. When you create documents or upload files to Google Drive, your device
automatically syncs with the web server and any other computer with Google Drive installed.
Access your files without transferring or downloading.
Tap Drive on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Dropbox
Use this application to save and share files with others via the Dropbox cloud storage. When
you save files to Dropbox, your device automatically syncs with the web server and any other
computers that have Dropbox installed.
Tap Dropbox on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
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When running Dropbox for the first time, scroll right to the last page, tap Sign up to sign up
or Sign in! to sign in with it. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
Once Dropbox is activated, tap Turn on Camera Upload to upload photos and videos taken
with the device’s camera to Dropbox automatically. To view the uploaded photos or videos,
tap . To share or delete files or create albums, tap , and then select files.
To upload files to Dropbox, tap → → Upload here → Photos or videos or Other files. To
open files in Dropbox, select a file.
While viewing images or videos, tap
favourites list, tap .
to add it to the favourites list. To open files in the
Cloud
Use this feature to sync files or back up application data with your Samsung account or
Dropbox.
On the Applications screen, tap Settings → Cloud.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Syncing with the Samsung account
Tap your Samsung account or Sync settings to sync files.
Backing up or restoring data
Tap Backup or Restore to back up or restore data with your Samsung account.
Syncing with Dropbox
Tap Link Dropbox account, and then enter the Dropbox account. Follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the setup.
Once you sign in, tap Allow and the device automatically syncs files with Dropbox whenever
you make some changes.
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Alarm
Use this application to set alarms for important events.
Tap Alarm on the Applications screen.
Turn this alarm on or off.
Setting alarms
Tap , set a time for the alarm to go off, select days for the alarm to repeat, and then tap
Save.
• Snooze: Set an interval and the number of times for the alarm to repeat after the preset
time.
• Smart alarm: Set a time for the alarm to go off before the preset time.
Stopping alarms
Drag outside the large circle to stop an alarm. Drag
the alarm after a specified length of time.
Deleting alarms
Tap and hold the alarm, and then tap Delete.
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World Clock
Use this application to check the time of many major cities in the world.
Tap World Clock on the Applications screen.
Creating clocks
Tap
, enter a city name or select a city from the globe, and then tap
.
To apply summer time, tap and hold a clock, and then tap DST settings.
Deleting clocks
Tap
, select clocks, and then tap Delete.
Calculator
Use this application for simple or complex calculations.
Tap Calculator on the Applications screen.
To clear the history, tap
.
S Voice
Use this application to command the device by voice to perform various features.
Tap S Voice on the Applications screen.
• This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• This application is not supported in some languages.
Here are several examples of spoken commands:
• Open music
• Launch calculator
• Check schedule
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Tips for better voice recognition
• Speak clearly.
• Speak in quiet places.
• Do not use offensive or slang words.
• Avoid speaking in dialectal accents.
The device may not recognise your commands or may perform unwanted commands
depending on your surroundings or how you speak.
Using wake-up commands on the locked screen
On the locked screen, you can use various functions with preset wake-up commands.
To activate this feature, on the Applications screen, tap Settings → Lock screen, and then
tick Wake up in lock screen. Tap Set wake-up command, and then set functions and voice
commands.
Google
Use this application to search not only the Internet, but also applications and their contents
on the device as well.
Tap Google on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Searching the device
Tap the search field, and then enter a keyword. Alternatively, tap , and then speak a
keyword.
Search scope
To select what applications to search, tap → Settings → Tablet search, and then tick the
items to search for.
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Google Now
Launch Google search to view Google Now cards that show the current weather, public
transit info, your next appointment, and more when you are most likely to need it.
Join Google Now when opening Google search for the first time. To change Google Now
settings, tap → Settings, and then drag the Google Now switch to the left or right.
Voice Search
Use this application to search webpages by speaking.
Tap Voice Search on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Speak a keyword or phrase when Speak now appears on the screen.
My Files
Use this application to access all kinds of files stored in the device, including images, videos,
songs, and sound clips.
Tap My Files on the Applications screen.
Select a folder to open it. To go back to the parent folder, tap
directory, tap .
In a folder, use one of the following functions:
• Search: Search for files.
• Thumbnail: Change the view mode.
• Home: Return to the root directory.
• Create folder: Create a folder.
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Select a file or folder by ticking, and then use one of the following functions:
• Copy: Copy files or folders to another folder.
• Move: Move files or folders to another folder.
• Delete: Delete files or folders.
• Share via: Send files to others.
• → Rename: Rename a file or folder.
• → Details: View file or folder details.
Downloads
Use this application to see what files are downloaded through the applications.
Tap Downloads on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
To see the files downloaded from the Internet, tap Internet downloads, otherwise, tap Other
downloads to see the files downloaded from other applications, such as Email.
Select a file to open it with an appropriate application.
To sort the files by size, tap Sort by size.
To sort the files by date, tap Sort by date.
To clear the history, tap Clear list.
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Travel & local
Maps
Use this application to pinpoint the location of the device, search for places, or get directions.
Tap Maps on the Applications screen.
This application may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
Searching for locations
Search for locations by entering an address or a keyword. Once the location is found, select a
location to view the detailed information. Refer to the help for more information.
Getting directions for a destination
Tap to set starting and ending locations, and then select a travel method. The device
shows the routes to get to the destination.
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Settings
About Settings
Use this application to configure the device, set application options, and add accounts.
Tap Settings on the Applications screen.
Wi-Fi
Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other
network devices.
To use options, tap
.
• Advanced: Customise Wi-Fi settings.
• WPS push button: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi network with a WPS button.
• WPS PIN entry: Connect to a secured Wi-Fi network with a WPS PIN.
Setting Wi-Fi sleep policy
On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi →
→ Advanced → Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.
When the screen is turned off, the device automatically turns off Wi-Fi connections.
When this happens, the device automatically accesses data networks if it is set to use
them. This may incur data transfer fees. To avoid data-usage bills, set this option to
Always.
Setting Network notification
The device can detect open Wi-Fi networks and display an icon on the status bar to notify
when available.
On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi →
activate this feature.
→ Advanced and tick Network notification to
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Settings
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct connects two devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access
point.
On the Settings screen, tap Wi-Fi → Wi-Fi Direct.
Bluetooth
Activate the Bluetooth feature to exchange information over short distances.
To use more options, tap
.
• Visibility timeout: Set duration that the device is visible.
• Received files: View received files via the Bluetooth feature.
• Rename device: Set a Bluetooth name for the device.
Data usage
Keep track of your data usage amount, and customise the settings for the limitation.
• Mobile data: Set the device to use data connections on any mobile network.
• Set mobile data limit: Set a limit for the mobile data usage.
• Data usage cycle: Enter monthly reset date to monitor your data usage.
To use more options, tap
.
• Data roaming: Set the device to use data connections when you are roaming.
• Restrict background data: Set the device to disable sync in the background while using
a mobile network.
• Auto sync data: Activate or deactivate auto-syncing of applications. You can select what
information to sync for each account in Settings → ACCOUNTS.
• Show Wi-Fi usage: Set the device to show your data usage via Wi-Fi.
• Mobile hotspots: Select mobile hotspots to prevent applications that are running in the
background from using them.
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Settings
More settings
Customise settings to control connections with other devices or networks.
Flight mode
This disables all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.
Default messaging app
Select the default application to use for messaging.
Printing
Configure settings for printer plug-ins installed on the device. You can search for available
printers or add one manually to print files via Wi-Fi or cloud services.
Mobile networks
• Mobile data: Use to allow packet switching data networks for network services.
• Data roaming: Set the device to use data connections when you are roaming.
• Access Point Names: Set up access point names (APNs).
• Network mode: Select a network type.
• Network operators: Search for available networks and select a network for roaming.
Tethering and Mobile hotspot
• Mobile hotspot: Use the portable mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile network
connection with computers or other devices through the Wi-Fi network.
• USB tethering: Use USB tethering to share the device’s mobile network connection with
a computer via USB. When connected to a computer, the device is used as a wireless
modem for the computer.
• Bluetooth tethering: Use Bluetooth tethering to share the device’s mobile network
connection with computers or other devices via Bluetooth.
• Help: Learn more about USB, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth tethering.
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Settings
VPN
Set up and connect to virtual private networks (VPNs).
Nearby devices
• DEVICE NAME: View the device name.
• Content to share: Set the device to share your content with other devices.
• Allowed devices: View the list of devices that can access your device.
• Denied devices: View the list of devices that are blocked from accessing your device.
• Download to: Select a memory location for saving media files.
• Download from other devices: Set the device to accept uploads from other devices.
Screen Mirroring
Activate the screen mirroring feature and share your display with others.
Blocking mode
Select which notifications will be blocked or set to allow in blocking mode.
Hands-free mode
Set the device to read contents aloud and specify applications to use in hands-free mode.
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Sound
Change settings for various sounds on the device.
• Volume: Adjust the volume level for music and videos, system sounds, and notifications.
• Vibration intensity: Adjust the force of the vibration notification.
• Vibrations: Add or select a vibration pattern.
• Notifications: Select a ringtone for events, such as incoming messages.
• Touch sounds: Set the device to sound when selecting an application or option on the
touch screen.
• Screen lock sound: Set the device to sound when locking or unlocking the touch screen.
• Haptic feedback: Set the device to vibrate when touching keys.
• SAMSUNG APPLICATIONS: Change the notification settings for each application.
• Sound when tapped: Set the device to sound when a key is touched.
• Vibrate when tapped: Set the device to vibrate when a key is touched.
• Audio output: Select a sound output format to use when connecting your device to
HDMI devices. Some devices may not support the surround sound setting.
Display
Change the settings for the display.
• Wallpaper:
– – Home screen: Select a background image for the Home screen.
– – Lock screen: Select a background image for the locked screen.
– – Home and lock screens: Select a background image for the Home screen and the
locked screen.
• Notification panel: Customise the items that appear on the notifications panel.
• Multi window: Set the device to use Multi window.
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• Screen mode: Select a display mode.
– – Dynamic: Use this mode to make the display tone more vivid.
– – Standard: Use this mode for normal surroundings.
– – Movie: Use this mode for dim surroundings, such as in a dark room.
• Brightness: Set the brightness of the display.
• Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight.
• Daydream: Set the device to launch a screensaver when your device is connected to a
desktop dock or charging.
• Smart screen:
– – Smart stay: Set the device to prevent the display backlight from turning off while you
are looking at the display.
• Font style: Change the font type for display text.
• Font size: Change the font size.
• Display battery percentage: Set the device to display the remaining battery life.
Storage
View memory information for your device and memory card, or format a memory card.
Formatting a memory card permanently deletes all data from it.
The actual available capacity of the internal memory is less than the specified
capacity because the operating system and default applications occupy part of the
memory. The available capacity may change when you upgrade the device.
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Power saving mode
Activate power-saving mode and change the settings for power-saving mode.
• CPU performance: Set the device to limit some system resource usage.
• Screen output: Set the device to decrease the brightness of the display.
• Haptic feedback: Set the device to turn off the vibration when touching keys.
• Learn about Power saving: Discover how to reduce battery consumption.
Battery
View the amount of battery power consumed by your device.
Application manager
View and manage the applications on your device.
Default applications
Select a default setting for using applications.
Users
Set up and manage user profiles for personalised settings.
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Location
Change settings for location information permissions.
• Mode: Select a method to collect your location data.
• RECENT LOCATION REQUESTS: View which apps request your current location
information and their battery usage.
• LOCATION SERVICES: View the location services your device is using.
• My places: Set up profiles that will be used for specific locations when you use GPS, Wi-Fi,
or Bluetooth features to find your current location.
Lock screen
Change settings for the locked screen.
• Screen lock: Activate the screen lock feature. The following options may vary depending
on the screen lock feature selected.
• Lock screen widgets: These settings are applied only when you set the swipe lock
option.
– – Clock or personal message: Set the device to show a clock or personal message on
the locked screen. The following options may vary, depending on your selection.
For a clock:
– – Dual clock: Set the device to show the dual clock on the locked screen.
– – Clock size: Change the size of the clock.
– – Show date: Set the device to show the date with the clock.
– – Owner information: Enter your information that is shown with the clock.
For a personal message:
– – Edit personal information: Edit the personal message.
• Unlock effect: Select an effect when you unlock the screen.
• Ink effect: Change the colour for the ink effect. The ink effect is available only with the
S Pen.
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• Help text: Set the device to show the help text on the locked screen.
• Wake up in lock screen: Set the device to recognise your wake up command when the
screen is locked.
• Set wake-up command: Set a wake up command to launch S Voice or perform a
specified function.
• Popup Note on lock screen: Set the device to launch Popup Note when you double-tap
the locked screen with the S Pen button pressed.
Security
Change settings for securing the device and the SIM or USIM card.
• Encrypt device: Set a password to encrypt data saved on the device. You must enter the
password each time you turn on the device.
Charge the battery before enabling this setting because it may take more than an
hour to encrypt your data.
• Encrypt external SD card: Set the device to encrypt files on a memory card.
If you reset your device to the factory defaults with this setting enabled, the device
will not be able to read your encrypted files. Disable this setting before resetting the
device.
• Remote controls: Set the device to allow control of your lost or stolen device remotely
via the Internet. To use this feature, you must sign in to your Samsung account.
– – ACCOUNT REGISTRATION: Add or view your Samsung account.
– – Use wireless networks: Set the device to allow location data collection or to
determine the location of your lost or stolen device via Wi-Fi or mobile network.
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• SIM change alert: Activate or deactivate the Find my mobile feature which helps locate
the device when lost or stolen.
• Go to website: Access the Find my mobile website (findmymobile.samsung.com). You
can track and control your lost or stolen device on the Find my mobile website.
• Set up SIM card lock:
– – Lock SIM card: Activate or deactivate the PIN lock feature to require the PIN before
using the device.
– – Change SIM PIN: Change the PIN used to access SIM or USIM data.
• Make passwords visible: By default, the device hides passwords for security. Set the
device to display passwords as they are entered.
• Device administrators: View device administrators installed on the device. You can allow
device administrators to apply new policies to the device.
• Unknown sources: Choose to install applications from any source. If not chosen,
download applications only from Play Store.
• Verify apps: Set the device to allow Google to check applications for harmful behaviour
before installing them.
• Storage type: Set a storage type for credential files.
• Trusted credentials: Use certificates and credentials to ensure secure use of various
applications.
• Install from device storage: Install encrypted certificates stored on 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. Some options may not be available depending on the
selected language.
Language
Select a display language for all menus and applications.
Default
Select a default keyboard type for text input.
Samsung keyboard
To change the Samsung keyboard settings, tap
.
The available options may vary depending on the region or service provider.
• Select input languages: Select languages for text input.
• Predictive text: Activate predictive text mode to predict words based on your input and
show word suggestions. You can also customise the word prediction settings.
• Auto replacement: Set the device to correct misspelled and incomplete words by
tapping the space bar or punctuation mark.
• Auto capitalisation: Set the device to automatically capitalise the first character after a
final punctuation mark, such as a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark.
• Auto spacing: Set the device to automatically insert a space between words.
• Auto-punctuate: Set the device to insert a full stop when you double-tap the space bar.
• KEYBOARD SWIPE:
– – None: Set the device to deactivate the keyboard swipe feature.
– – Continuous input: Set the device to enter text by sweeping on the keyboard.
– – Cursor control: Enable the smart keyboard navigation feature to move the cursor by
scrolling the keyboard.
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• Sound: Set the device to sound when a key is touched.
• Vibration: Set the device to vibrate when a key is touched.
• Character preview: Set the device to display a large image of each character tapped.
• Pen detection: Set the device to open the handwriting panel when the field is tapped
with the S Pen.
• Tutorial: Learn how to enter text with the Samsung keyboard.
• Reset settings: Reset Samsung keyboard settings.
Google voice typing
To change the voice input settings, tap
.
• Choose input languages: Select input languages for text input.
• Block offensive words: Set the device to prevent the device from recognising offensive
words in voice inputs.
• Offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline voice input.
Voice search
• Language: Select a language for the voice recognition.
• “OK Google” hotword detection: Set the device to begin voice recognition when you
say the wake up command while using the search application.
This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
• Speech output: Set the device to provide voice feedback to alert you to the current
action.
• Block offensive words: Hide offensive words from voice search results.
• Offline speech recognition: Download and install language data for offline voice input.
• Google Account dashboard: Manage logs of activities with your Google account.
• Bluetooth headset: Set the device to allow a voice search with a Bluetooth headset,
when one is connected to the device.
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Settings
Text-to-speech options
• PREFERRED TTS ENGINE: Select a speech synthesis engine. To change the settings for
speech synthesis engines, tap .
• Speech rate: Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature.
• Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an example.
• Default language status: View the status of the default language for the text-to-speech
feature.
Pointer speed
Adjust the pointer speed for the mouse or trackpad connected to your device.
Cloud
Change settings for syncing data or files with your Samsung account or Dropbox cloud
storage.
Backup and reset
Change the settings for managing settings and data.
• Back up my data: Set the device to back up settings and application data to the Google
server.
• Backup account: Set up or edit your Google backup account.
• Automatic restore: Set the device to restore settings and application data when the
applications are reinstalled on the device.
• Factory data reset: Reset settings to the factory default values and delete all data.
Add account
Add email or SNS accounts.
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Motion
Activate the motion recognition feature and change the settings that control motion
recognition on your device.
• Smart alert: Set the device to alert you if you have new messages when you pick up the
device.
• Tilt to zoom: Set the device to zoom in or out while viewing images in Gallery or
browsing webpages, when you tap and hold two points with your fingers and then tilt
the device back and forth.
• Pan to move icon: Set the device to move an item to another page when tapping and
holding the item and then panning the device to the left or right.
• Pan to browse images: Set the device to scroll through an image by moving the device
in any direction when the image is zoomed in.
• Sensitivity settings: Adjust the reaction speed for each motion.
• Learn about motions: View the tutorial for controlling motions.
S Pen
Change the settings for using the S Pen.
• Pen attach/detach sound: Set the device to emit a sound when the S Pen is inserted or
pulled out from the slot.
• Air view: Set the device to show the S Pen pointer when the S Pen is hovering over the
screen.
• Sound and haptic feedback: Set the device to sound and vibrate when hovering over
files, subjects, or options.
• Quick Command settings: Configure the settings for Quick Command.
• S Pen help: Access help information for using the S Pen.
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Accessories
Change the accessory settings.
• Dock sound: Set the device to play a sound when your device is connected to or
removed from a desktop dock.
• Audio output: Set the device to use the dock speaker when your device is connected to a
desktop dock.
Date and time
Access and alter the following settings to control how the device displays the time and date.
If the battery remains fully discharged or removed from the device, the time and date
is reset.
• Automatic date and time: Automatically update the time and date when moving across
time zones.
• Set date: Set the current date manually.
• Set time: Set the current time manually.
• Automatic time zone: Set the device to receive time zone information from the network
when you move across time zones.
• Select time zone: Set the home time zone.
• Use 24-hour format: Display time in 24-hour format.
• Select date format: Select a date format.
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Accessibility
Accessibility services are special features for those with certain physical disabilities. Access
and alert the following settings to improve accessibility to the device.
• Auto rotate screen: Set the interface to rotate automatically when you rotate the device.
• Screen timeout: Set the length of time the device waits before turning off the display’s
backlight.
• Speak passwords: Set the device to read aloud passwords you enter with Talkback.
• Show shortcut: Add a shortcut to Accessibility or TalkBack on the quick menu that
appears when you press and hold the Power button.
• TalkBack: Activate Talkback, which provides voice feedback.
• Font size: Change the font size.
• Magnification gestures: Set the device to zoom in and out with finger gestures.
• Negative colours: Reverse the display colours to improve visibility.
• Accessibility shortcut: Set the device to activate TalkBack when you press and hold the
Power button, and then tap and hold the screen with two fingers.
• Text-to-speech options:
– – PREFERRED TTS ENGINE: Select a speech synthesis engine. To change the settings for
speech synthesis engines, tap .
– – Speech rate: Select a speed for the text-to-speech feature.
– – Listen to an example: Listen to the spoken text for an example.
– – Default language status: View the status of the default language for the text-tospeech feature.
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Settings
• Sound balance: Adjust the sound balance when using a dual headset.
• Mono audio: Enable mono sound when listening to audio with one earbud.
• Turn off all sounds: Mute all device sounds.
• Flash notification: Set the flash to blink when you have new messages, or notifications.
• Google subtitles (CC): Set the device to display closed captions on content supported by
Google and to change the closed caption settings.
• Samsung subtitles (CC): Set the device to display closed captions on content supported
by Samsung and to change the closed caption settings.
• Tap and hold delay: Set the recognition time for tapping and holding the screen.
About device
Access device information and update device software.
Google Settings
Use this application to configure settings for some features provided by Google.
Tap Google Settings on the Applications screen.
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Troubleshooting
Before contacting a Samsung Service Centre, please attempt the following solutions. Some
situations may not apply to your device.
When you turn on your device or while you are using the device, it
prompts you to enter one of the following codes:
• Password: When the device lock feature is enabled, you must enter the password you set
for the device.
• PIN: When using the device for the first time or when the PIN requirement is enabled, you
must enter the PIN supplied with the SIM or USIM card. You can disable this feature by
using the Lock SIM card menu.
• PUK: Your SIM or USIM card is blocked, usually as a result of entering your PIN incorrectly
several times. You must enter the PUK supplied by your service provider.
• PIN2: When you access a menu requiring the PIN2, you must enter the PIN2 supplied with
the SIM or USIM card. For details, contact your service provider.
Your device displays network or service error messages
• When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. Move
to another area and try again. While moving, error messages may appear repeatedly.
• You cannot access some options without a subscription. Contact your service provider for
more details.
Your device does not turn on
• When the battery is completely discharged, your device will not turn on. Charge the
battery completely before turning on the device.
• The battery may not be inserted properly. Insert the battery again.
• Wipe both gold-coloured contacts and insert the battery again.
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The touch screen responds slowly or improperly
• If you attach a protective cover or optional accessories to the touch screen, the touch
screen may not function properly.
• If you are wearing gloves, if your hands are not clean while touching the touch screen,
or if you tap the screen with sharp objects or your fingertips, the touch screen may
malfunction.
• The touch screen may malfunction in humid conditions or when exposed to water.
• Restart your device to clear any temporary software bugs.
• Ensure that your device software is upgraded to the latest version.
• If the touch screen is scratched or damaged, visit a Samsung Service Centre.
Your device freezes or has fatal errors
If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close applications or reinsert the battery and
turn on the device to regain functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and
hold the Power button for 8-10 seconds to reboot.
If this does not solve the problem, perform a factory data reset. On the Applications
screen, tap Settings → Backup and reset → Factory data reset → Reset device → Erase
everything. Before performing the factory data reset, remember to make backup copies of all
important data stored on the device.
If the problem is still not resolved, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
A cellular network or the Internet is often disconnected or audio
quality is poor
• Ensure that you are not blocking the device’s internal antenna.
• When you are in areas with weak signals or poor reception, you may lose reception. You
may have connectivity problems due to issues with the service provider’s base station.
Move to another area and try again.
• When using the device while moving, wireless network services may be disabled due to
issues with the service provider’s network.
The battery icon is empty
Your battery is low. Recharge or replace the battery.
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The battery does not charge properly (For Samsung-approved
chargers)
• Ensure that the charger is connected properly.
• If the battery terminals are dirty, the battery may not charge properly or the device may
turn off. Wipe both gold-coloured contacts and try charging the battery again.
• The batteries in some devices are not user-replaceable. To have the battery replaced, visit
a Samsung Service Centre.
The battery depletes faster than when first purchased
• When you expose the battery to very cold or very hot temperatures, the useful charge
may be reduced.
• Battery consumption increases when you use messaging features or some applications,
such as games or the Internet.
• The battery is consumable and the useful charge will get shorter over time.
Your device is hot to the touch
When you use applications that require more power or use applications on your device for an
extended period of time, your device may feel hot to the touch. This is normal and should not
affect your device’s lifespan or performance.
Error messages appear when launching the camera
Your device must have sufficient available memory and battery power to operate the camera
application. If you receive error messages when launching the camera, try the following:
• Charge the battery or replace it with a battery that is fully charged.
• Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or deleting files from your device.
• Restart the device. If you are still having trouble with the camera application after trying
these tips, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
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Photo quality is poorer than the preview
• The quality of your photos may vary, depending on the surroundings and the
photography techniques you use.
• If you take photos in dark areas, at night, or indoors, image noise may occur or images
may be out of focus.
Error messages appear when opening multimedia files
If you receive error messages or multimedia files do not play when you open them on your
device, try the following:
• Free some memory by transferring files to a computer or deleting files from your device.
• Ensure that the music file is not Digital Rights Management (DRM)-protected. If the file is
DRM-protected, ensure that you have the appropriate licence or key to play the file.
• Ensure that the file formats are supported by the device. If a file format is not supported,
such as DivX or AC3, install an application that supports it. To confirm the file formats that
your device supports, visit www.samsung.com.
• Your device supports photos and videos captured with the device. Photos and videos
captured by other devices may not work properly.
• Your device supports multimedia files that are authorised by your network service
provider or providers of additional services. Some content circulated on the Internet,
such as ringtones, videos, or wallpapers, may not work properly.
Another Bluetooth device is not located
• Ensure that the Bluetooth wireless feature is activated on your device.
• Ensure that the Bluetooth wireless feature is activated on the device you wish to connect
to.
• Ensure that your device and the other Bluetooth device are within the maximum
Bluetooth range (10 m).
If the tips above do not solve the problem, contact a Samsung Service Centre.
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A connection is not established when you connect the device to a
computer
• Ensure that the USB cable you are using is compatible with your device.
• Ensure that you have the proper driver installed and updated on your computer.
• If you are a Windows XP user, ensure that you have Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher
installed on your computer.
• Ensure that you have Samsung Kies or Windows Media Player 10 or higher installed on
your computer.
Your device cannot find your current location
GPS signals may be obstructed in some locations, such as indoors. Set the device to use Wi-Fi
or a mobile network to find your current location in these situations.
Data stored on the device has been lost
Always make backup copies of all important data stored on the device. Otherwise, you
cannot restore data if it is corrupted or lost. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of data
stored on the device.
A small gap appears around the outside of the device case
• This gap is a necessary manufacturing feature and some minor rocking or vibration of
parts may occur.
• Over time, friction between parts may cause this gap to expand slightly.
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Some content may differ from your device depending on the region, service provider, or
software version, and is subject to change without prior notice.
www.samsung.com
English (MEA). 07/2014. Rev.1.0
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