Samsung | SGH-D840 | Samsung SGH-D840 Quick start guide

User’s Guide
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Step outside the phone
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02 Features
Camera and camcorder
• Use the camera module on your phone to take a photo or record a video.
Music player
• Play music files using your phone as a music player.
File viewer
• Open documents in various formats on the phone without corruption..
• Transfer media files and personal data and connect to other devices using free, wireless Bluetooth technology.
Offline mode
• Switch your phone to offline to use its nonwireless functions in an airplane.
Phone to TV
• View photos and video clips captured with the phone on your TV screen.
Photo printing
• Print your photos to preserve your best moments forever.
Image editor
• Crop, resize, rotate, and decorate your photos.
• Send and receive e-mails with images, video, and audio attachments.
Multimedia Message Service (MMS)
• Send and receive MMS messages with a combination of text, images, video, and audio.s.
Web browser
• Access the wireless web to get up-to-the-minute information and a wide variety of media content.
Drive safely at all times
Do not use a hand-held phone while driving. Park your vehicle first.
Switch off the phone when refuelling
03 Precautions
Failure to comply with the following precautions may be dangerous or illegal.
Do not use the phone at a refuelling point (service station) or near fuels or chemicals.
Switch off in an aircraft
Wireless phones can cause interference. Using them in an aircraft is both illegal and dangerous.
Switch off the phone near all medical equipment
Hospitals or health care facilities may be using equipment that could be sensitive to external radio frequency
energy. Follow any regulations or rules in force.
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All wireless phones may be subject to interference, which could affect their performance.
Be aware of special regulations
Meet any special regulations in force in any area and always switch off your phone whenever it is
forbidden to use it, or when it may cause interference or danger.
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Water resistance
Your phone is not water-resistant. Keep it dry.
Sensible use
Use only in the normal position (held to your ear). Avoid unnecessary contact with the antenna when
the phone is switched on.
Emergency calls
Key in the emergency number for your present location, then press
Keep your phone away from small children
Keep the phone and all its parts, including accessories, out of the reach of small children.
Accessories and batteries
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and accessories, such as headsets and PC data cables.
Use of any unauthorised accessories could damage you or your phone and may be dangerous.
Qualified service
Only qualified service personnel may repair your phone.
Phone Layout
Camera lens
Headset jack
Web access/
Confirm key
Volume keys
Left soft key
Dial key
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card slot
Navigation keys
Right soft key
Power on/off/
Menu exit key
Delete key
Special function
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Get started
Insert the battery.
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Insert the SIM card.
Remove the
battery cover.
Plug the travel adapter into the phone.
To AC power outlet
Step outside the phone
1. Press [2] to [9] to start entering a word.
Press each key once for each letter.
For example, press [4], [3], [5], [5], and [6] to enter
Making a call
HELLO in T9 mode.
T9 predicts the word that you are typing, and it may
1. In Idle mode, enter an area code and phone number.
change with each key that you press.
2. Press [ ].
2. Enter the whole word before editing or deleting characters.
3. To end the call, press [ ].
3. When the word displays correctly, go to step 4. Otherwise,
press [0] to display alternative word choices for the keys
Answering a Call
that you have pressed.
For example, OF and ME use [6] and [3].
1. When the phone rings, press [ ].
2. To end the call, press [
Adjust the volume during a call
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Make or answer calls
4. Press [ # ] to insert a space and enter the next word.
ABC mode
Press [Volume].
T9 mode
Entering a word in T9 mode
Press the appropriate key until the character you want
appears on the display.
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You can obtain various accessories from your local Samsung dealer.
Note: • The items supplied with your phone and the accessories available at your Samsung
dealer may vary, depending on your country or service provider.
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08 Solving Problem
When you switch your phone on, the following messages may appear
“Insert SIM”
• Make sure that the SIM card is correctly installed
“Phone Lock”
• The automatic locking function has been enabled.
You must enter the phone’s password before you can use the phone.
Enter PUK
• The PIN code was entered incorrectly three times in succession and the phone is now blocked.
Enter the PUK supplied by your service provider.
Enter PIN
• You are using your phone for the first time.
You must enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) supplied with the SIM card.
• The PIN Check feature is enabled. Every time the phone is switcshed on,
the PIN has to be entered. To disable this feature, use the PIN check menu.
“No Service,” “Network Failure,” or “Not Done” displays
• The network connection has been lost. You may be in a weak signal area. Move and try again.
• You are trying to access an option for which you have not taken out a subscription
with your service provider. Contact the service provider for further details.
You have entered a number but it was not dialled
• Make sure that you have pressed SEND
• Make sure that you have accessed the right cellular network.
• Make sure that you have not set an outgoing call barring option.
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08 Solving Problem
A caller cannot reach you
• Make sure that your phone is switched on. (Press END for more than one second.)
• Make sure that you are accessing the correct cellular network.
• Make sure that you have not set an incoming call barring option.
Your voice is not heard at the other end
• Make sure that you have switched on the microphone.
• Make sure that you are holding the phone close enough to your mouth.
The microphone is located at the bottom of the phone.
The phone starts beeping and “Battery Low” flashes on the display
• Your battery is insufficiently charged. Recharge the battery.
The audio quality of the call is poor”
• Check the signal strength indicator on the display ( ).
The number of bars indicates the signal strength from strong (
) to weak(
• Try moving the phone slightly or moving closer to a window if you are in a building.
No number is dialled when you re-call a Address entry
• Use the Phonebook feature to ensure the number has been stored correctly.
• Store the number again, if necessary.
The battery doesn’t charge properly or the phone sometimes turns itself off
• Wipe the charging contacts both on the phone and on the battery with a clean soft cloth.
If the above guidelines do not help you to solve the problem, take note of
• The model and serial numbers of your phone
• Your warranty details
• A clear description of the problem
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